C R E A T I V E C L A S S E S

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STANDARD PAINT WORKSHOPS::

chalk paint® 101 

Roll up your sleeves and learn two different gorgeous finishes with chalk paint® and soft wax by annie sloan that you will use to transform your furniture, fixtures, cabinets and walls.  You’ll play with colors from her beautiful palette, and leave armed with a beautiful picture frame that you painted, a notebook full of ideas,  a 10% discount coupon and the confidence to tackle all your projects.   tuition: $85

milk paint 101 

Learn the crazy, creative magic of milk paint!  This workshop is perfect for anyone interested in working with Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk paint. Beginners and novices will enjoy a fun project class, working on a piece (a step stool) to take home and treasure. You will learn basic painting techniques, how to property mix the paint, how to distress and how to properly apply Miss Mustard Seed’s furniture wax.   tuition: $85

chalk paint® 202  

In this workshop, you will learn what makes Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® so special and how to get the most out of her products.  You must complete the Chalk Paint® 101 class before taking the ‘Advanced Techniques’ class.  We will teach you Color Wash Finish, Dry Brush Technique, Crackle Finish, along with advanced waxing techniques.  We will also teach you Annie’s fantastic tools and secrets on how to create your best work and get the most out of her products, this will include prep techniques depending on the piece you are transforming (new wood, old wood, laminate, metal, glass, etc.    tuition: $85

milk paint ~ bring your own piece

Learn the crazy, creative magic of milk paint!  This workshop is perfect for anyone interested in working with Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk paint. Bring your own project (2′ x 2′ or smaller) and learn to paint and wax.  You’ll go home with your painted piece, techniques you’ve mastered, loads of recipes and hints, and a headstart on your projects.  tuition: $105

bring your own piece ~ chalk paint® basics                                                                             

Annie Sloan’s amazing chalk paint® and soft waxes are so easy to use, but there are a few key things to know that will help your projects go more smoothly and quickly.  We will spend time exploring the colors, products, and basic techniques that ensure success.  Bring a small piece {a shelf, small stool, etc.} to paint and you’ll go home with your painted piece, techniques you’ve mastered, loads of recipes and hints, and a headstart on your projects.  tuition: $105

kitchen cabinets ~ painting and finishing your own kitchen cabinets                                                                               

Looking to transform the heart of your home without a major renovation? We can help!  You’ll learn three chalk paint® and topcoat techniques and combinations that are most practical and popular for kitchen and bathroom cabinets, plus tips and tricks on how to clean and prepare the surfaces for maximum adhesion and minimum fuss.   You’ll go home with a sample door completed and a notebook full of instructions, ready to take on the kitchen!  tuition: $105

 

 THE FINE PRINT…

To receive first notice of new courses being added to the schedule, please click on “contact” above, and add your email address to the mailing list.  Our monthly newsletter contains all the details on upcoming workshops, events, news, and new products.

Tuition covers all materials, supplies, treats and refreshments.

Payment in full secures your reservation, and is non-refundable.  We regret that we can not hold a spot without payment.  If for any reason you can’t attend the course you’ve enrolled in, let us know at least 48 hours in advance, and we’ll apply your fees to a future class of your choice.  If the workshop date must be changed due to weather or other unavoidable circumstances on our part, we will re-schedule it for the soonest mutually agreeable time.

Please wear clothes that you wouldn’t mind getting a little paint on.

To ensure that you leave having learned every little detail we can cover in a course, and with all of your questions answered, we keep classes to a maximum of 10 people.   Depending on the topic, some workshops may have even fewer spots available, so that everyone has plenty of working space.  So, if you see something you like on the schedule, don’t hesitate to reserve your spot because they typically fill fast!

No matter how long the class lasts, you’re always welcome to help yourself to coffee, tea, cold drinks and treats during breaks.

 

sign-up


Please contact us to sign up for a specific workshop at our studio.  Once you email or call, you will receive an email from us with information on how to pay for your workshop and complete your registration.   Thanks for understanding that we must receive payment in order to hold your spot.

If a course is listed as full, but you would like to be added to the waiting list, just make a note of that on the contact form, and we’ll let you know as soon as a space opens up.  Thank you.