For all of our Chalk Paint® decorative paint workshops, pre-registration and pre-payment are required.  Below are general descriptions of our workshops.  You can find out dates of our current workshop offerings 
and also sign up by going to 

Get Ready to Fall in Love with Chalk Paint® decorative paint!
Chalk Paint® (101)

We want to help YOU fall in love with Chalk Paint® and the many creative finishes that can be achieved.  In our introductory, hands-on workshop you will see that painting furniture can be fun and easy once again!  You will love the gorgeous colors and the ‘user friendly’ nature of the paint.  Bloom will provide the paint, supplies and instructions for at least five Annie Sloan techniques.  We are certain the ease and versatility of the Chalk Paint® will simply sing to your creative soul and inspire you to want to paint everything in sight!  All those wonderful things you have heard about Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan are TRUE! 

Bring Your Own Piece (BYOP)

Finally...You asked for it...You got it...
A Bring Your Own Piece Workshop!
Bring a small piece of furniture...nightstand, end table, chair, drawer, etc.
...something you could easily carry down 10 flights of stairs by yourself...
We will supply our fabulous Chalk Paint®,
(please choose one color, no color mixing)
brushes, wax, shop tools...and all the help you need...
You will learn:
Paint application
Clear Wax
Dark Wax
Distressing and Wet Sanding techniques

(Please adhere to the guidelines regarding the size of your piece
so that everyone has enough space to create...)


Kitchen Cabinet Redux
Are you ready to update your tired and outdated cabinets?
Join us for this two hour workshop where you will learn how to properly clean, paint and rejuvenate your cabinets.

Please bring in one cabinet door and arrive 15 minutes prior to class in order to choose your color.



Unplug your devices and 
join us for a fun  night out with the ladies...
choose one of four popular pinterest projects each month...
bring a friend and a bottle of wine...
we will provide the materials, instruction and snacks...

unplug for an evening!

Serve it Up

In this two hour workshop you will style and create your very own serving tray using advanced Chalk Paint® techniques...
You will learn...color wash and color blending, decoupage and distressing as well as antique glazing.  You will embellish your tray with glass hardware, and be taking it home to enjoy, along with the materials used in the class:  
Annie Sloan Decoupage
Decoupage Brush
Choice of paper medium
Paint pot color of choice

We will also take the opportunity to demonstrate additional techniques while guiding you through the finishing of your unique creation.


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This is an advanced workshop designed to teach multiple techniques.  You will create a fabulous personalized room organizer embellished with two beautiful stencils that Bloom will provide. You will paint your board with your choice of 
Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan, using color blending and dry brush techniques.  You will have an opportunity to style your board using two individual stencils as well as practice on sample boards in order to perfect your most preferred stenciling technique.  During this workshop you will create an aged crackle finish using Annie Sloan Craqueleur, create a time worn patina using an antique glazing process that will embellish and enrich your piece and finally complete with vintage inspired hardware.  Along with your beautiful personalized sign you will take home all the products used during your workshop:
Annie Sloan Craqueleur
Stencil Brush
Chalk Paint® paint pot


"Let’s Mix it Up"

is an advanced workshop 
designed to explore color mixing & color blending, 
perfect color wax techniques and introduce Java Gel, a fabulous new finish.  
In this two hour class you will create a personalized portfolio of new colors using various combinations of Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan.
You will receive your own Annie Sloan WorkBook, an inspirational tool for recording your color mixes and paint ideas, as well as a small paint brush to get your projects started plus a customized ring of our 31 paint color samples.


Chair Revival

You have been begging us to have a class where you work on your own piece, so here it is:
Chair Revival is an advanced workshop designed to update a time-worn piece.  Please bring your favorite side chair that is in need of a redux.
Your chair must have a removable fabric seat and be pre-approved by one of the Bloom staff.
In this 3-hour class you will restyle your chair with your choice of either a simple one color finish or a two coat distress using Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan and then give it an additional makeover by recovering the seat cushion.
Bring one yard of your desired home dec fabric and in our open studio time you will utilize all of Bloom's essential tools and supplies to finish your chair.  This includes our beautiful European wax and enhanced distressing, as well as receiving time-tested instruction on the proper techniques of recovering the seat of your chair.


Pillow Talk
Hesitant to paint fabric with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan?  Don't be!  It's amazing! 
 In this advanced workshop, we provide a burlap or canvas pillow cover (up to 20" x 20") to paint and design to your heart's desire - stripes? a fabulous French stencil?  - 
so many options!  Bloom will provide the materials and essential tools for you to create an original pillow cover designed by you--
we even provide a billowy insert to complete your project.  Get inspired!  Join us and make a gorgeous, original pillow that you will cherish for years to come!


Luggage Redux

Say "Bon Voyage" to your old trunk.
In this workshop you will custom paint your vintage luggage piece using advanced techniques and finishes with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan.  
Take the opportunity to stripe, stencil and decoupage your bag with our beautiful vintage postcards and travel papers.
Bloom will supply you with a vintage piece of luggage as well as the paint, papers and decoupage.  
Travel along with us...
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Let yourself...Bloom


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