Home and Design


Handy Around the House: Home Repair 101 (#1-110)

Sat, Jan 21 & 28 . . . . .1-5p

Location: Faith Lutheran Church

Registration fee: $119 or $189/pair

This two session workshop will pay for itself many times over! It’s a must for anyone who is tired of being helpless (and hapless) around the house – we see lots of guys and girls alike in these classes! Learn how to address common home repair issues, the tools everyone should keep on hand, what to use them for, how to deal with basic home carpentry, plumbing, and electrical issues, and tips for keeping your home in good shape. Two sessions.

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Chalk Paint Magic: Furniture Refinishing (#1-112)

Sat, Feb 11 . . . . .1-4p

Location: Faith Lutheran Church

Registration fee: $99

You can take a tired old piece of furniture and trans¬form it into a one-of-a kind work of art! It looks easy on the videos BUT trial and error costs you time and money – don’t learn the hard way. Find out the supplies you really need for working with chalk paint, furniture prep, waxing and buffing, layers and techniques for distressed finishes. Bring a small table. Demonstra¬tions and hands-on work. One session.

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Upholstery Workshop (#1-105)

Bring a piece of simple furniture to this two-session, hands-on workshop and watch it become a labor of love! Learn how to match pieces with appropriate fabrics, prepare furniture for treatment, measure and match fabric, and work with batting and cushions, dye lots, and finish details. Most materials supplied. Class size is small and fills quickly, register early!

Upholstery class meets for two consecutive Saturdays beginning on the dates below from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
sec 1) Sat, Oct 1 & 8……….9:00a-4:00p
sec 2) Sat, Nov 5 & 12…… 9:00a-4:00p
sec 3) Sat, Mar 4 & 11……..9:00a-4:00p
sec 4) Sat, Apr 1 & 8………..9:00a-4:00p
sec 5) Sat, May 6 & 13…….9:00a-4:00p

Instructor: Debbie Warren

Class meets at Warren Upholstery, click for directions

Registration fee: $199

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Holiday Decorating Workshop (#1-120)

Thur, Dec 6 & 13 …….. 6:30-8:30p

Instructor: Mary Evans

Location: Faith Lutheran Church

Registration fee: $109 or $189/pair

It’s an annual holiday tradition – get in the spirit this year and bring in the magic of the season as you deck the halls, the walls, the doors, and more! Learn decorating and lighting tricks the professionals use, and make a gorgeous wreath AND a fresh cedar centerpiece that will last until Christmas with proper care. Makes a gor¬geous hostess or holiday gift – but you’ll want to keep it for yourself! Includes materials fees. Two sessions.

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