PastimesSouth Shore, NS

inspiration for your  creativity


The basics of painting, distressing and waxing are not taught at this workshop.   Your certified and experienced instructor will be on-hand for any questions and assistance with painting your furniture piece.

Pre-requisite for the BYO workshop is "Learn to Paint Furniture 101"

Refer to "Learn to Paint Furniture 101" HERE for details and scheduled dates


Approx. 5 hours which includes drying time between coats of paint and prior to waxing.   If your project cannot be completed in the alloted time, you can return the next day to complete.

NOTE:  To keep the cost of the workshop down, Tea, Coffee and water will be supplied but please bring your own lunch or snacks, thank you!

Bring in your own small project piece (ie chair, small chest, side table,  drawers from a dresser

Time covers 

  • project preparation, (cleaning and light sanding), 
  • painting 2 coats of paint
  • distressing 
  • waxing with natural and/or coloured wax

**COST:   $25 + MATERIALS (Paint, Wax)  

Minimum material purchase = 1 x Pint of Paint at @$24.99)

Price includes use of in-house paint brushes, TSP cleaner, sandpaper etc. but does not include paint, wax, glaze, rollers or scrubbies which will be added as your "Materials" cost. 


To register,

Complete the Registration Form from the link below and submit


All workshops are non-refundable.  Registration can be transferred to another date provided 48 hours notice is given.  Transfer must be completed within 3 months of the original class.  No-shows to a workshop forfeit their registration. 

For workshops where special order items are required, full payment will be required in order to reserve your spot.  Payment can be made online via e-transfer, paypal or in person at our store. 

There may be instances where classes are either cancelled or rescheduled due to minimum amounts not being met.  Please register early to avoid disappointment.