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  • Fall Floral Planters

    Fall Floral Planters

    7:00 am-8:00 am
    09-13-2016

    It’s time to change out those planters and get them ready for Fall! Join Maureen of Fyne Things as she shows you how to create your perfect outdoor pots. You’ll receive instruction, a packet with step by step directions on how to create your’s at home, and a fun evening out with friends!

    Cost of the class is $20. Call the store 815-464-2668 to reserve your spot!

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  • Farmhouse Paint 101

    Farmhouse Paint 101

    7:00 am-8:00 am
    09-15-2016

    Turn that dated furniture, no matter what material, into gorgeous fresh statement pieces with Farmhouse paint! Whether you’ve never redone anything or if you do it professionally, Farmhouse paint is the paint to use. It goes on all kinds of materials, not just wood. No prep and no top coats required, however there are several unique finishes available to turn your piece into a real showstopper!

    Everyone loves a good makeover story, let’s see what your’s will be! Bring a door or drawer to a piece you’d like to redo and we’ll teach you how. If you don’t have anything in mind, we’ll have some small options for purchase, as well as the regular ongoing merchandise! The class includes the instruction, a small container of Farmhouse paint in a color of your choice, and the full brush set. Cost is $49.

    Call the store to reserve your spot and pick your color before it fills up! Only seating for 10 students. (815) 464-2668

    Farmhouse paint colors

    Stay tuned for future classes on all the different finishes you can do with this brand of paint!

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  • Essential Elements of Interior Design

    Essential Elements of Interior Design

    7:00 am-8:00 am
    09-21-2016

     

    Join our interior stylist, Denise Lough, from The Room Designer, for a course on the basics of creating a home that you love! She specializes in using mostly what you already have and arranging it in new ways. She will teach you the skills and concepts for doing this yourself in your own home. You will walk away with a packet of information, loads of ideas, and skills to use in your own home to achieve that gorgeous style you’ve been dreaming of.

    Cost of the course is $20. Call the store 815-464-2668 to reserve your spot today!

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  • Sugar is the “Devil”

    Sugar is the “Devil”

    7:00 am-8:00 am
    09-22-2016

    Join our favorite comedian, Tracy DeGraaf, as she shares what she’s learned about the importance of what we feed our bodies. After recently being diagnosed with breast cancer, Tracy has been on a mission to learn all she can about the foods we eat and how they effect us. Sugar is one of the worst things in our diets, in other words, it’s like the devil in our bodies!

    Participants will discover…

    • How to tell if your “sweet tooth” has crossed the addiction line
    • The best sugar substitutes
    • How to live a healthy (and moderately happy) sugar free life

    Enjoy a night out where you are sure to get a good laugh, learn something new, and start improving your health right away.

    Call the store to sign up at (815) 464-2668. The cost of this class is $15.

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  • Farmhouse Paint 101 – Second class added!

    Farmhouse Paint 101 – Second class added!

    7:00 am-8:00 am
    09-27-2016

    Our first class filled up so fast, we decided to offer another one on Tuesday, September 27th.

    Turn that dated furniture, no matter what material, into gorgeous fresh statement pieces with Farmhouse paint! Whether you’ve never redone anything or if you do it professionally, Farmhouse paint is the paint to use. It goes on all kinds of materials, not just wood. No prep and no top coats required, however there are several unique finishes available to turn your piece into a real showstopper!

    Everyone loves a good makeover story, let’s see what your’s will be! Bring a door or drawer to a piece you’d like to redo and we’ll teach you how. If you don’t have anything in mind, we’ll have some small options for purchase, as well as the regular ongoing merchandise! The class includes the instruction, a small container of Farmhouse paint in a color of your choice, and the full brush set. Cost is $49.

    Call the store to reserve your spot and pick your color before it fills up! Only seating for 10 students. (815) 464-2668

    Farmhouse paint colors

    Stay tuned for future classes on all the different finishes you can do with this brand of paint!

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  • Sweet Pickins Milk Paint 101

    Sweet Pickins Milk Paint 101

    7:00 am-8:00 am
    09-29-2016

    Curious about milk paint?  This milk paint 101 class will cure that curiosity!  Come learn the basic milk paint techniques with Lisa. You will walk away with simple tips to get started and Make and Take a Mason Jar for $20. Includes all supplies, instruction, and a fun night out with friends!
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    Also receive 10% off your purchase of Sweet Pickins paint for that evening.
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    Learn more about Sweet Pickins paint and see gorgeous pieces here:
    http://www.sweetpickinsfurniture.com 
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    Location is at the store on September 29th at 7pm.  LIMITED seating, call the store to reserve your spot or contact us for more information. (815)-464-2668
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