As a boy, crafts and decorating guru Stephen Brown found himself in post-holiday doldrums after every big celebration, but he learned that through crafting for the next upcoming occasion he could

turn those feelings around and literally "Make every day a holiday!"

After working as a costume designer for television and film in New York City, Stephen launched Glitterville, his successful line of giftware and holiday decor. He is the author of Glitterville's new holiday how-to book series and can be seen in Hollywood as a judge on TLC's Craft Wars hosted by Tori Spelling.

Today, the Glitterville brand sparkles brighter than ever with thousands of products, books and television notoriety dedicated to Stephen's whimsical and cheerful design aesthetic. Stephen makes the original piece for most of Glitterville products, then he travels to Asia and Europe to work with local artisans who reproduce his designs using the same techniques he used to create the original. This style of manufacturing insures every Glitterville product truly represents the quality that Stephen desires when he starts designing each piece.

Stephen also loves to share his love of crafting with others, and he's bringing the joy of Glitterville to Denver this September.

Glitterville’s Stephen Brown: Camp Gitchacrafton
You may know Stephen Brown from his telegenic appearances on Craft Wars; or you may know him from his crafting books, Glitterville’s Handmade Halloween and Glitterville’s Handmade Christmas. But once you know this charismatic crafter, you are a fan for life. Stephen Brown is a tireless artisan who creates ingenious craft experiences for anyone who enjoys rolling up their sleeves for glue, scissors, glitter and creativity. He’s hosting two special workshops for our 2015 Camp Gitchacrafton – pick your favorite and enjoy the fun. These events are free and open to the public.

Camp Halloween/Fall
Saturday, September 19, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Central Library, Level B2 Conference Center

Hang out with Stephen for this morning session. You’ll take away an adorable fall craft project and Stephen will show off other creative possibilities for the fall holidays. Book signing to follow.

Camp Christmas/Winter
Saturday, September 19, 2-5 p.m.
Central Library, Level B2 Conference Center

Make a charming and wintry craft with Stephen Brown. You’ll take away a pretty thing that you made and learn about other fun craft experiences to indulge in for the holidays. Remember, crafting has no calories! Book signing to follow.

Seating is limited for each session. Registration is required. Please register online or call 720-865-1206.

In conjunction with the library's BrewHa!Ha! celebration, our friends at Whole Foods Market will be providing sips and nibbles for all guests of this event.

Browse photography at Denver.Gallery.