INDEPENDENCE — Need a homemade Christmas gift or a cute canvas painting to add to your Christmas decor?

Styro Graphics and Grayson County 4-H will hold a “Paint a Gnome” community project on Dec. 13 at 6 p.m., in the large conference room of the GATE Center, 122 Davis Street in Independence. Cost is $30 per person for the paint night, which covers supplies. Proceeds go to sponsor Grayson County youth going to 4-H Camp in 2023.

Payment can be sent via Venmo to @StyroGraphic, and participants must fill out a registration form online at The registration form will ask for a screenshot of your Venmo payment receipt to StyroGraphic Design. Instructions are on the form. If you are paying for more than one person, list their names in the “other participant” slots.

Deadline to sign up is Dec. 5. Seats are limited, with only 40 spots available. Call Grayson County 4-H Agent Demi Sexton at 276-768-9214.