STRETCH GOAL UPDATE: $5,500
If we can reach our stretch goal, every backer will get a process video of us making our HUGE front dining room mural before anyone else gets to see it!
Honey Art Cafe is an expansion of Houston Art Lessons, which was founded by art duo Lulu Lin in 2012. They have taught around 1,000 art classes in their 220 sq ft River Oaks studio.
Honey Art Cafe will be a space where people can spend hours pursuing a creative outlet. We believe great art and great food should be accessible to everyone, so all of our food and drinks are made with natural ingredients and priced under $10. We will be featuring art by local artists and most of it will be priced under $40. In addition to teaching weekly art classes, there will also be a lot of free events like live painting demos, doodle dates, and weekly artist meet-ups.
We're coming to Kickstarter to help cover some unexpected construction issues that have significantly raised the cost of the plumbing and electrical work.
We are so excited to open our doors to Houston and can't wait to share our love of art and food!
For more info, visit www.HoneyArtCafe.com or follow us on social media @HoneyArtCafe
Cute Food Watercolor Painting Set ($20 Tier)
10 Fluid Dynamics Art Post Cards - $30 Tier
Original Lulu Lin Painting Selection - $2000 Tier
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Risks and challenges
We have successfully funded and fulfilled rewards for 2 Kickstarter projects. We believe that all of our art projects and past work experience will help us successfully complete this project as well.
The biggest challenge with opening a new cafe is finding the right space. We've been planning this expansion and looking for a suitable space for two years. Now that we've secured a lease at 3516 S Shepherd in Houston, TX and received the building permit, we've begun construction.
We have thoroughly assessed the business and design aspects of launching Honey Art Cafe. As for the business, Lin founded Houston Art Lessons four years ago. Since then, we have personally taught almost 1000 classes and maintain a 4.5/5 star or higher rating across all platforms. Additionally, Lin has food service management experience, and we have been developing and testing our menu for over a year.
Lastly, we are able to bootstrap this project by keeping a lot of the work in-house: Lulu and Lin have graphic design and programming experience, and Lulu is also a licensed architect. Thus, we were able to save money and have full control by doing our own architectural, interior, graphic and web design.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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