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Make-it, Take it

Presented by Stylish Patina

Get your hands dirty this year with our FREE hands-on DIY workshops sponsored by Stylish Patina.  Join us in playing with the hottest DIY products on the market. To name just a few: Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan, Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, gilding wax, and Salt Wash. We will also have a few flower power DIY projects on the books for you gardening junkies! Learn directly from the experts, test new products, and take home your own creations in this interactive feature at the Capital Home Show. 

About Stylish Patina..

Kelly Stylish PAtina

Kelly Millspaugh Thompson

The owner of Vintage Furniture + Home Decor shop Stylish Patina - she is the DIY and vintage furniture transformation leader in the D.C. metro area.  She was up-cycling vintage finds before it was trendy.  A Northern Virginia native and lover of all thing vintage her style is melding modern function with vintage soul.
Kelly is the premier retailer of the hottest furniture painting product on the market, Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan.  She has many "tools" in her DIY back pocket but this one is her favorite.  Learn more about her on her blog + website. www.stylishpatina.com

 

Christina Beckett

The manager of Stylish Patina and Kelly's right hand bestie! She is a wiz with a paint brush and loves to score vintage finds on the side of the road (seriously, who doesn't!). Christina is a military wife and mom of two girls. She has been painting with Chalk Paint® for over 5 years and loves how easy it is to help update furniture as they move over the years with the military.

Christina works on custom furniture painting projects with Kelly in the shop and teaches classes on how easy it is for folks to use Chalk Paint to update old out of date furniture + kitchen cabinetry.  Learn about our painting services and classes on the website. www.stylishpatina.com

Capital Home Show Make and Take Workshop Schedule

Friday, September 22, 2017

Time Workshop Leader Workshop
11am Stylish Patina Using Saltwash + Chalk Paint® to achieve a rustic or beachy look – Presented by Stylish Patina
12pm Stylish Patina Learn how to transform your out dated “brown” furniture using Chalk Paint® – Presented by Stylish Patina
1pm AR Workshops Make a custom painted wood sign – Presented by AR Workshops
2pm Catfish Studios Create a chippy dippy candle holder using Chalk Paint®– Presented by Catfish Studios
3pm The Empty Nest Create a hand painted wood ornament using Chalk Paint®– Presented by The Empty Nest
4pm Catfish Studios Create a custom hand stamped pillow cover using Chalk Paint®– Presented by Catfish Studios
5pm Stylish Patina Painting glass ball jars with Chalk Paint®– Presented by Stylish Patina

 

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Time Workshop Leader Workshop
11am The Empty Nest Create a hand painted wood ornament using Chalk Paint®– Presented by The Empty Nest
12pm Stylish Patina How to transform your out-dated "brown" furniture using Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan
1pm AR Workshops Make a custom painted wood sign – Presented by AR Workshops
2pm Catfish Studios Create a chippy dippy candle holder using Chalk Paint®– Presented by Catfish Studios
3pm Stylish Patina Private Session
4pm Catfish Studios Create a custom hand stamped pillow cover using Chalk Paint®– Presented by Catfish Studios
5pm Stylish Patina Using Saltwash + Chalk Paint® to achieve a rustic or beachy look – Presented by Stylish Patina

 

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Time Workshop Leader Workshop
11am AR Workshops Make a custom painted wood sign – Presented by AR Workshops
12pm Stylish Patina How to transform your out-dated "brown" furniture using Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan
1pm The Empty Nest Create a hand painted wood ornament using Chalk Paint®– Presented by The Empty Nest
2pm Catfish Studios Create a chippy dippy candle holder using Chalk Paint®– Presented by Catfish Studios
3pm Stylish Patina Using Saltwash + Chalk Paint® to achieve a rustic or beachy look – Presented by Stylish Patina

Only 15 spots per workshop available.
Workshops are FREE and all supplies are provided.  Workshop time-slots are first come, first served so check back often for our schedule and come early to secure your spot! 

Meet Our Workshop Leaders!                                                    

AR Workshop

In the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria,  AR Workshop is a boutique DIY  workshop  that offers hands-on classes for creating  custom home decor in a charming  and cozy  lounge style atmosphere.Leveraging a corporate career in technology consulting, background styling events in  the DC area, and passion for DIY, Katie Nguyen Wells brings a great blend of  business sense and creativity to her role as the business owner of AR Workshop Alexandria.

catfish studios

The enthusiastic staff at Catfish Studios has over sixty years of combined painting and design experience. In our 3000 square foot shop, we showcase vintage furniture pieces in a variety of beautiful finishes and styles. 

Celeste from Catfish Studios has been transforming furniture for over 25 years in the D.C. Metro area. Her studio is in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She teaches classes on how you too can upcycle your furniture or she can do it for you! Check out her website for details - www.catfish-studios.com

the-empty-nestJanet from The Empty Nest is an artist living in Warrenton, Virginia. She plays with just about any creative medium she can find. You can follow along and check out all of her amazing videos on her blog at www.theemptynestjanet.com . At the show she will be showing you how to create your own hand painted ornaments or personalized wood tags!

 

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