Home & Cottage Interiors is expanding their classroom space as well as their repetoire of creative workshops.
The Home & Cottage Paint & Craft Studio opens in March and offers four new workshops in their first month.
The following is a list of the classes with a full description as well as costs and registration information:
Chalk Paint for Beginners
At this workshop you will learn how to achieve four of the basic Annie Sloan furniture painting techniques. The learning is hands on and you will go home with samples of the different techniques that you complete on a piece of wood, as well as step-by-step written instructions. You will also participate in a waxing clinic and have the opportunity to work with all four coloured waxes. This Class is available on: Thursday, March 8 from 6-8:30 pm and Wednesday, March 14th from 1-3:30 p.m. The cost is $50 per person including tax and snacks.
Advanced Chalk Paint Techniques
This Workshop features four more advanced furniture painting techniques and finishes up with a sign that you will take home to display. This class is available on: Thursday, March 22 from 6-8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 28 from 1-3:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per person and includes tax, snacks and drinks. Full payment is due at the time of registration.
Discover a different night out! No experience is necessary, just come ready to have fun! Artist & certified instructor, Marlene Rabideau, will guide you through the process with step-by-step instructions. Grab your friends for a Wine ‘n Canvas night out! You’ll go home with your own painting and great memories. This class is available on Thursday, March 29 from 6:30-8:30 pm. The cost is $50 each and includes tax and snacks (you can bring your own drinks). Payment is required in full to reserve your spot.
Cookies & Canvas
This is a fun-filled day for the more serious painters. You will complete a beautiful oil painting that you will be proud to display, but you’ll also learn a few techniques. The class is taught by Marlene Rabideau who is an artist with 20 years experience and is a Bob Ross and Wilson Bickford certified instructor. This class is offered on Wednesday, March 21 from 11-3:30 p.m.. The class begins at 11 a.m. and we provide everything you will need to complete your painting that day. We take a short break at 12:30 p.m. and encourage you to bring a light lunch. Some participants also bring cookies or other baked goods to share, but that is optional. We provide coffee, tea and cold drinks. The fee for this class is $60 and includes tax. Payment in full is required to reserve your seat.
We also offer private parties for team building. Bachelorette parties, birthday parties, family reunions or just a girls night out. We require a minimum of 12 people for a private booking and can accommodate up to 40 participants. You can choose from the paint night or one of several chalk paint projects including custom signs, 24” wood clocks or wood trays. Prices vary depending on the project. Call for a quote.
Kids Birthday Parties
Beginning in April we will be offering kids birthday parties on Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. A paint & craft birthday party is based on eight kids and includes the birthday child’s choice of craft project, birthday cake, drinks, party hats and a professional party host to guide the fun and encourage creativity. Each guest will complete their project and take it home with them that day. The cost for up to 8 kids is $300 and $20 per additional child. Fees include tax and a 50% deposit is required to reserve your date. We can accommodate up to three parties per Saturday.
Local Artisans Wanted!
The Paint & Craft Studio is actively looking for other local artisans who would like to use their studio for workshops or classes. This beautiful space includes a washroom, kitchen with a full size fridge, microwave oven and a separate cloak room. They use 8′ folding tables and folding chairs and can accommodate up to 40 people. Please call 519-627-8400 for more information.
The Home & Cottage Paint & Craft Studio is next door to the Home & Cottage Interiors retail shop which is open Tuesday to Friday from 10 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10-3 p.m..
The NEW Paint & Craft Studio will only be open for the scheduled Classes and Workshops or for pre-booked private parties, but you can stop into Home & Cottage Interiors during regular business hours for more information about the Studio and to register for events.
The Home & Cottage Paint & Craft Studio is in the same building as Home & Cottage Interiors at 1964 Dufferin Ave – which is west of Wallaceburg just passed Fairfield Park Nursing Home.
Call 519-627-8400 or visit their Facebook Pages for more information about upcoming
workshops and events.
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