workshops

Creative Painting Techniques

CreativePaintingTechniquesIn this class you will learn how to prepare and apply Miss Mustard Seed’s TM Milk Paint, and CHALK PAINT ® decorative paint by Annie Sloan on sample molding boards. You will explore methods to achieve the “chippy” look with a variety of mediums as well as learn a crackle and some resist techniques.  You will learn to apply a glaze technique, achieve a textural multi color finish and use metallics to further your knowledge of embellishment. You will be guided through the distressing process as well as the wax application to protect and create age to your piece. We will cover glazing and a dry brush technique. You will leave class with a newfound confidence to tackle your next furniture project. Cost of class is $95.00 and payment in full.  Private workshops are also available with a minimum of four (4) students. Please book online or call the shop to reserve your place at 207-363-2500. Please click here to register for this workshop!

  • Tuesday, February 27th, 6-9pm
  • Tuesday, May 22nd, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, July 24th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, October 23rd, 6-9pm

Advance registration is required to reserve your place and all sales are final on workshops.


 

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Furniture Embellishment

furnitureEmbellishmentIn this class we will learn the art of decoupaging techniques, embossing and to apply an Efex TM Furniture Appliqué on sample molding boards to give a unique look to your furniture projects. You will paint, embellish and finish with clear and dark waxes to give an aged appearance to your samples and leave the workshop inspired to tackle your next furniture transformation! Fee for workshop is 95.00 all inclusive of materials. Class size is limited so payment in full is required.   Private workshops are also available with a minimum of four (4) students. Please book online or call the shop to reserve your place at 207-363-2500.
Please click here to register for this workshop!

  • Tuesday, January 30th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, May 1st, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, June 26th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, September 25th, 1-4pm

Advance registration is required to reserve your place and all sales are final on workshops.


 

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Transfer, Stamps and Moulds

TransferStampsMouldsThis is a make and take style class.  Learn to apply the Annie Sloan decorative CHALK PAINT® to the board surface and transfer one of several designs.  You will seal your design with Lacquer to protect the design for a finishing touch.   We will also embellish with stamps and molds from the Iron Orchid Designs products. Cost of workshop is 95.00 all inclusive of supplies.  Advance registration is required.Private workshops are also available with a minimum of four (4) students. Please call the shop to reserve your place at 207-363-2500.
Please click here to register for this workshop!

  • Tuesday, January 23rd, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, March 27th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, April 24th, 6-9pm
  • Tuesday, June 19th, 6-9pm
  • Tuesday, August 28th, 6-9pm

Advance registration is required to reserve your place and all sales are final on workshops.


 

workshops

Annie Sloan Techniques

AnnieSloanTechniques

This workshop covers the basics of the Annie Sloan Method. We will cover a two-color distressed finish, a smooth or modern finish, a textured or rustic finish and a color wash or pickling sample as well as topcoats with clear, dark and the new white and black waxes. Cost of workshop is $125.00 all inclusive of materials. Private workshops are also available with a minimum of four (4) students. Please call the shop to reserve your place at 207-363-2500.
Please click here to register for this workshop!

  • Tuesday, February 27th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, March 27th, 6-9pm
  • Tuesday, April 24th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, May 22nd, 6-9pm
  • Tuesday, June 19th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, July 24th, 6-9pm
  • Tuesday, August 28th, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, September 25th, 6-9pm
  • Tuesday, October 23rd, 1-4pm
  • Tuesday, November 13th, 1-4pm

Advance registration is required to reserve your place and all sales are final on workshops.


 

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Furniture 101-Bring Your Own Piece!

Furniture101.pngCome to class with a small piece of furniture that you can comfortably carry! We will cover step by step the methods to transform your piece. You will learn how to prepare and apply Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, and Annie Sloan decorative CHALK PAINT®. You will learn the prep techniques, patch holes or rehab if necessary, apply colors of your choice, distress and apply the furniture waxes or topcoats to finish your piece. Your piece goes from drab to fab in one day!

Class fee is $100.00. All tools and equipment is provided but paint supplies are purchased separately. Payment in full reserves your spot in class. Snacks and light refreshments will be served. Private workshops are also available with a minimum of four (4) students. Please call the shop to reserve your place at 207-363-2500.
Please click here to register for this workshop!

  • Monday, January 22nd, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, February 26th, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, March 26th, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, April 30th, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, May 21st, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, June 18th, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, July 23rd, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, August 27th, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, September 24th, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, October 22nd, 10am-4pm.
  • Monday, November 12th, 10am-4pm.

Advance registration is required to reserve your place and all sales are final on workshops.