“Kari gave me the confidence I needed to start painting. I love Country Chic Paint and I love everything about ReLoving.” Suzanne Steiner
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*ReLoving’s She Shed opens for Country Chic Paint sales, workshops & garden decor Thurs. & Fri. 1-6 PM; Sat. 1-4 PM at 4365 Fieldmont Place, Victoria
*Nov. 3, Fri., 5:30-7:30 PM: 3rd annual Evening in Paris at ReLoving
*Dec. 9, Sat. 10 AM – 5 PM: Christmas Open House at ReLoving
WORKSHOPS – click on the workshop TITLE to link to the registration. If there is no link, call to register: 778-433-5511. All classes are at the ReLoving store at 101-751 Goldstream Avenue in Langford unless indicated.
Mini, 2-hour Intro to Furniture Painting $39.95
Jump start your furniture painting with a comprehensive, hands-on workshop on techniques and paint properties (chalk-style & mineral pigment). What you will learn: properties of furniture painting; best practices & preparation; distressing methods; creating buttery finishes; waxing; tools: brushes, sandpapers, waxing, distressing. Take homes: instructional handout, practice board with notes, a large wood candle holder, colour samples, 10% off coupon. 2 hours.
Oct. 18, Wed. 7-9 PM
Oct. 21, Sat. 9-11 AM at the Gordon Head She Shed, 4365 Fieldmont Place (switched from 2-4 PM)
Oct. 22, Sun. 9-11 AM
Nov. 5, Sun. 9-11 AM (daylight savings, fall behind!)
Nov. 12, Sun. 9-11 AM
Nov. 30, Thurs. 7-9 PM
Dec. 7, Thurs. 7-9 PM
How to paint with Milk Paint $59.95
Homestead Milk Paint is a powdered pigment you mix with water. It is organic, biodegradable, zero VOC and contains no binding agents. Learn about this paint’s properties; use on raw wood vs painted surfaces; use as a stain; use as a white wash; how to mix this powdered paint with water to achieve a super silky finish; when and how to add a binding agent and top coating with hemp oil and/or waxes. Play with creating crackled and chippy finishes. Take home: sample boards and a stool. 10% off coupon; colour card.
Oct. 30, 6:30-9:30 PM
Paint a Stool or Tool Tote $49.95
Learn paint layering, stenciling and top coat finishing while finishing a tool tote or step stool. These are an ideal gift, seasonal item, or to keep for yourself. This is also makes a very fun private group class project (min. 4, max 8.)
ReLoving provides you with the time, space and guidance to finish a larger piece like a dresser, buffet, dining table, or a couple of night stands with the support of a ReLoving Coach. We guide you through your project from beginning to end and help you through any hiccups. It’s also your chance to try something new like glazes or stenciling. Brushes and drop cloth provided, you purchase your own sand paper, paint, wax or varnish. You must provide own drop off and pick up of project to and from the classroom (ReLoving cannot help you lift from your car).
October 21-22, 12-4 PM
Advanced Techniques $59.95
Advance your knowledge for trouble-free furniture painting while learning to add ‘depth’ to your projects. What you will learn: working through problems (e.g. veneers, glues, stains, bleeds, paint not adhering); adding another dimension and professional polish with Efex furniture moldings, glazing, antique dusts, crackle, image transfer, Saltwash and colour layers; preparing for and applying varnishes, hemp or tung oils. Take homes: practice boards with various finishes, tea tray or framed chicken wire/picture holder, 10% off coupon. Pre-requisite: Intro class and/or experience painting, distressing and waxing.
Next class TBA
Stenciling & Sign Making $74.95
Hands-on learning with stencils, embossing, sandstone, image transfers and five must-know design techniques essential for custom signs. You will take home your own beautiful sign with an inspiring quote, garden or cottage decor, or seasonal theme. Let us know in advance if there is a special quote or sign you would like to make. By taking this class you become a free member of the Stencil Club. Gather your friends and ask for a private workshop/party on a date that suits you (bring food!).
Oct. 25, Wed. 6:30-9:30 PM
Nov. 8, Wed. 6:30-9:30 PM
Nov. 19, Sun. 9-12 noon
Nov. 28, Tues. 6:30-9:30 PM (Stencil a rustic Xmas tree)
Dec. 3, Sun. 9-12 noon (Stencil a rustic Xmas tree)
Dec. 5, Tues. 6:30-9:30 PM (Stencil a rustic Xmas tree)
Dec. 8, Fri. 6:30-9:30 PM (signs)
Dec 17, Sun. 9-12 noon (signs)
NEW! Family Celebrations Sign $59.95
You will be guided on painting, stenciling, and the building of an attractive sign that helps keep track of special occasions.
Nov. 21, Tues. 6:30-9:30 PM
NEW! Make a Personalized Monogram Sign $79.95
Using the ReLoving rustic sign boards create a personalized sign with your family last name(s) and date established – all while learning stenciling and sign making techniques. This sign also makes a great gift! Note you must phone in to register (or come in person) one week prior to the start of the class and be ready with your last name(s) and date established as you want them to appear on the sign. T: 778.433.5511
Sun. Oct. 29, 9-11:30 AM (registration deadline Mon. Oct. 23)
Thurs. Nov. 2, 7-9:30 PM (registration deadline Wed. Oct. 26)
Sat. Nov. 25, 2-4 PM at the Gordon Head She Shed, 4365 Fieldmont Place
Children’s Classes $34.95
Ages 8-12 (or younger with parent). Everything supplied.
Paint a Jewelry Box: Nov. 26, Sun., 9:30-11 AM
Stencil & a Rustic Xmas Tree: Dec. 10, Sun. 9:30-11 AM
Farmhouse Clock $99.95 (optional theme/ graphics include Fleur de Lis, marine, birds, man cave, rooster)
We will stain, paint, distress, stencil and insert clock mechanism on 24” pine rounds with colours and techniques of your choice.
Oct. 28, Sat. 2-4:30 PM at the Gordon Head She Shed, 4365 Fieldmont Place
Nov. 7, Tues. 6:30-9:30 PM
Dec. 6, Wed. 6:30-9:30 PM
Stencil Cushion Covers $39.95
Using our stencil library you will create graphics on two burlap or IKEA cotton cushion covers 16 x 16″. Sealife, feathers, French, anchor, flowers, arrows, Xmas and inspirational sayings are available to stencil. Ideal for gift giving! No prior experience needed. Bonus: learn all about stenciling as well as painting on fabric and upholstery – like your dining chairs! And isn’t it fun to change up your cushion covers every season?!
Nov. 22, Wed. 6:30-9:30 PM (choose cotton or burlap, Xmas stencils available)
Make a Custom Height Chart $79.95
We provide the 8” x 6’ board, stencils, paint and instruction. Choose a background colour or stain (even stenciled design), stencil in the lines + numbers then add graphics or words such as “Dream Big Little One” up the side and a top coat. This makes an ideal baby gift.
Nov. 29, Wed. 6:30-9:30 PM
NEW! Decoupage $39.95
Learn all about the French history of decoupage, various papers, fabrics and materials to use and which glues work best for each. Pick up tricks and techniques for measuring, applying and top coating while completing a small project box. All materials supplied.
Nov. 23, Thurs. 7-9 PM
Studio Session: Book our store’s work station or She Shed and have 1:1 personal coaching while working through your treasured piece. Paint brushes, sandpaper, preparation materials & coaching while you finish your furniture item. Bring your own paint or purchase at the studio. Brushes, sand paper, incidentals supplied. $39.95 for up to 3 hours (morning or afternoon). Must be able to carry piece in by yourself or with your own helper! A side table or chair can be finished in one session, dressers will take two days so please book two concurrent studio sessions and leave your piece overnight. By appointment, day or evening: email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
Stencil Club Membership
If you want to start dabbling in stencilling without the outlay of $20, $30 or more per stencil, or, if you are a prolific stencil user, this savings is designed for you. With a one-time membership fee you are entitled to rent from ReLoving’s library for $5 per stencil per week. You will also be offered monthly discounts on products & select classes. Click here to join.
Private group lesson! Bring your wedding party, work mates or Besties to learn & play at:
- your home
- your work site
- the store
The best part is, you can be with your friends and perhaps have a little wine…WINE & DESIGN! $99 per person. Book your date at info@ReLoving.ca