Vintage VOGUE
Vintage Style Mercantile

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2018 Workshops for Vintage Vogue

Join us for a lot fun and learn something too!


What do you want to learn?   A selection of projects are available depending on the skill you want to learn or just come out, have some fun and take home awesome projects.

Click on the title of the workshop below for more information and a link to the schedule and registration information!

Private Bring Your Own Project

  • Bring in your own small project piece (ie chair, small chest, side table, 2 or 3 drawers from a dresser)
  • Covers project preparation, painting techniques, 2 coats of paint, distressing, waxing and lots of tips and tricks to help you with future projects on your own!

Painting 101 -  Robe Hook (coming later in 2018)
Painting 101 - Message Board  (coming later in 2018)
Learn the basics of proper prep., paint application, distressing methods and natural wax application.  These workshops will take you from prep to finish so you will be confident to take on your own project at home!


  • Just for Fun 01

This workshop lineup is great for those who have mastered painting furniture but want to add something special or create new finishes.   Sometimes these advanced products can be intimidating if you don't know how to use them properly.  Some workshops will take place over 2 evenings/days due to long drying times.

Using practice boards, through hands-on application, learn how to use various advanced products including

  • Finishing Products:  clear coat, antiquing glazes, tough coat, hemp oil
  • Antiquing:  dry brushing, antiquing glaze, coloured waxes, wet and dry distressing, antiquing dust, two colour resist method using wax block, crackle medium
  • Advanced Mediums:  Fresco/Powdered Texture, Crackle, Laser Ink Image Transfer, Rub-on Image Transfer, Decoupage, Embossing Paste, Metallic Paints.   
  • Stain:  Water Base Stain, Oil stain and finish