Work Shops
Select your Paint Preference

Both paints provide incredible finishes and results. If you aren't sure, try both!

What to expect

Details 

Join us at our studio and learn the art of transforming and personalizing pieces for your spaces. Learn the most up-to-date techniques using Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint or Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan
 
First, buy your workshop! Then, pick a date from the calendar below and submit a form to get signed up for a class! 

What you need to bring:
Depending on the workshop you choose you might need to bring a piece of furniture to work on, however in most cases all we need you to bring is your lovely self! We provide all of the painting supplies.  
Price: $ 50 - $120 + HST / Person
 
Location: 43 Bruce St. Thornbury Ontario 
 
  • Limited space availbale
  • Custom dates available for groups of 4 to 6 people.
  • Payment in full reserves your spot
  • Receive 10% off your paint after your workshop is complete
 

Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan 101

   MMS Milk Paint for Beginners

    $90 - 3 Hours    

    $90 - 3 Hours

  This workshop covers the basics of the Annie Sloan method.  This is a beginners workshop that takes 3 hours and includes four basic finishes.  Two colour distress, Texture, Smooth & Colour Wash.

Light refreshments included

    
.  This workshop will provide an understanding of MMS Milk Paint, what it's best for and it's limitations;  A familiarity with the colours and products available in the product line;  A comfort level with mixing Milk Paint to a consistency that's appropriate for your project;  An understanding of our waxes and oil finishes and how to apply them correctly.  Hands on experience with basic techniques like layering two colours of paint, encouraging chipping with hemp oil, distressing, wet sanding and antiquing.  Includes four sample boards with notes for how to replicate looks taught in our workshop.

Light refreshments included.

Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan 102

    $90 - 3 Hours    

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   This intermediate workshop focuses on the complimentary Annie Sloan products.  Craqueleur, Decoupage Glue and Varnish, and Gold Size -- as well as colourful stenciling over a textured paint surface.  This workshop takes three hours and includes tehniques for simple gilding, decoupage and Craqueleur finish and stenciling. 

Light refreshments included.

    Kitchen Cabinet Makeover with Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan     

   ​​​$100 – 3 Hours   

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Come Prepared with two cabinet doors in hand and any relevant wall colour chips etc. and we will help you work out a beautiful new finish for those outdated kitchen cabinets. Whether previously painted, finished or raw wood there is still little to no sanding required. Our finishes last years! In this comprehensive workshop we will teach you how to DIY a new kitchen for thousands less than replacing cabinet doors. 
    

    Fall In Love with Chalk Paint™  by Annie Sloan

   ​$50.00 – 1.5 Hours   

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These finishes are at the very heart of the Annie Sloan Method -- painting liberally and smoothly -- and they are easy to paint and quick to finish with Chalk Paint™ Wax.  Isn't that what Chalk Paint™ is all about!
    

    Distressed Finishes using Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan 

   ​​$75 – 2 Hours   

   ​​​​These finishes take advantage of what's underneath -- typically a natural wood or painted finish -- and the paint is sometimes applied as just a single layer.  They are easy and quick to acheive and look best when the design and shape are strong or there are interesting carvings or details.  Includes 2 sample boards with notes for how to replicate looks taught in our wrokshop.
    

Workshop Schedule 
Dates not lining up? Plan a custom workshop with a group of friends!