Chalk Painted Furniture

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  • Chalk Painted Furniture Workshop
    October 28, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Candice O’Mary
Are you curious about chalk paint and interested in updating one of your pieces of furniture? If so, this is the class for you! Join Candice O’Mary for an interactive 3-hour workshop and learn the basics of refinishing furniture with chalk paint. You’ll learn how to properly prep furniture as well as make your very own homemade chalk paint recipe. We’ll also discuss tips and tricks, finishing techniques and how to care for and maintain your piece.

All you need to bring to the workshop is one piece of furniture you’d like to paint. We recommend a smaller piece of wood furniture such as a non-upholstered small chair, stool, side table or bench (no drawers). You’re responsible for transporting your piece of furniture into the studio, so make sure it’s something you can carry comfortably. You’ll also want to wear clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on. All supplies will be provided and we’ll have a variety of neutral paint colors available (think grays, whites & taupes). If you have a specific color in mind, feel free to bring your own. We suggest a sample size latex paint from your local hardware store in the color of your choice.

By the end of class, you’ll leave with the skills necessary to start refinishing pieces of furniture with confidence at home in no time!

***Please note you will need to pick up your piece of furniture a couple days after the workshop due to time constraints and drying times.***

Materials Fee: $20
Please pay instructor at beginning of class. Bring cash or checks written out to Candice O’Mary

Materials Provided
– Linzer Best professional paintbrush
– Miniwax Polycrylic clear spray
– Plaster of Paris
– Plastic bowls & stirrers
– Dusting cloths & household aleaning agents to clean furniture
– Sandpaper
– Spray bottles/paper towels
– Painters tape
– Tools to remove any hardware

About Candice

Candice O’Mary is addicted to all things DIY. Whether she’s creating handmade jewelry for her brand, Candice O’Mary designs, designing terrariums, or making woven wall hangings, she simply was created to create. Candice loves to share her studied techniques and “know-how” to inspire students to find their best self expression and individual style.

Class Cancellation Policy
Sometimes our classes won’t fill their minimum and we will need to cancel. Most likely it could be the day before, and we will contact you as soon as possible. A full refund will be applied if the studio has to cancel a class.

What happens if I need to cancel?
Class fees are non-refundable. There is a 72 hour (3 day) cancellation policy. If you cancel within 72 hours before the class, you will forfeit your fee. If you alert us 72 hours or more before your scheduled class, we will be glad to give credit for a future class. This credit must be used within 60 days of the cancellation date to prevent loss of the registration fee.


Venue Website:

128 N. Avondale Rd., Avondale Estates, Georgia, 30002, United States