Workshops

Create a Beautiful Life Workshop Series

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The Basics + MORE
In The Basics workshop you will create your own hand-painted colour chart and six samples to take home. We will teach you various painting, distressing and waxing techniques, so that you will be able to paint your first project with confidence.
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How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
Think about your kitchen or bathroom cabinets…do you love them?  If not, would you like to love them?  How about painting them?  It is easier than you think!
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Rustic Charm
Do you love furniture that looks old and full of character like we do?  Add Rustic Charm by creating the look of years worth of layered paint to your next project with these techniques.
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French Guilding Wax
It is so incredibly easy to use and can transform something simple into something remarkable!  With colours like Renaissance Gold, King Gold and Silver, you can create old world charm or add industrial style to any space.
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BYOP
BRING YOUR OWN PIECE…and remake it into something that you will treasure!
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BASIC_UPHOLSTERy
Basic Upholstery
This is a beginner upholstery workshop for anyone wishing to learn how to do simple upholstery projects
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Upholstered Headboard
If you like the look of an upholstered headboard without the custom price tag, why not build it yourself?
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Advanced Upholstery
Learn a few advanced upholstery techniques. Bring in your Bergere chair and supplies and go home with a new piece of furniture!
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Gold, Silver & Copper Leaf
Is Neoclassical your style?  Mix grandeur and comfort to your space by adding gold, copper or silver leaf to everyday items.
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Fabric Painting Demo
Painted fabric is perfectly comfortable and totally beautiful! In this workshop we will demo the steps it takes to recreate your upholstered pieces.
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Crackle Finish
Age your furniture with Vintage Flair using Annie Sloan’s two-step Craqueleur creating the look of old cracked varnish.
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French Tufting
In this fun workshop you will learn the craft of French Tufting and take home a functional and beautiful storage stool.
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Crated Footstool
Join us for a day in a fun and relaxing environment creating your own custom crated footstool.
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Toolbox Essentials
Join us for this informative workshop giving you not only the list of items every DIY’er should have in their toolbox, but also a hands-on experience where you will learn how to use each of those tools.
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Get Waxed
Learn tips and tricks to using Annie Sloan’s Soft Wax, clear, dark AND the new black and white wax along with Pebeo Gilding waxes!!
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Black & White Wax Week Workshop
Pick your chalk paint and your choice of a crate or tray. We'll demo how to finish the product with your choice of black or white wax.
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Winter Star workshop
Winter Star Workshop
Create a beautiful crackled star for the holiday season! You will learn to use Annie Sloan’s Craqueleur, a two step process over your choice of colour Chalk Paint™ to make your crackle finish.
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Rustic Wood Plank Clock
Rustic Wood Plank Clock
Join us for this great workshop as we will step you through designing your own 24” Wood Plank Clock. It's a perfect addition to all styles of décor.
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Canadian Flag Sign Making
Canada Flag Sign Making
Celebrate being Canadian and join us in our wood “Canada Flag” making workshop. Show your pride and create your own 22” Wood Flag to add to your décor all year round.
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