A list of my current and upcoming classes in the greater Ottawa area…

Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint 101

Learn about all the uses for this intriguing and beautiful paint, using the many products in the Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint (MMSMP) line.

Milk Paint is a traditional powdered paint that is non-toxic and has no VOC’s. It has been used in North America for hundreds of years on furniture, walls, barns, etc., but has been around for thousands of years, and was even found in the pyramids in Egypt and on ancient cave paintings.

Using the many colours and products available in the Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint line, you will have the opportunity to learn:

– About the ingredients and uses for Milk Paint
– How to mix Milk Paint
– How to make different consistencies for use as paint, stain and wash
– To achieve different looks such as chippy, layered, and smooth
– All about bonding agent and when to use it
– The best finish for your Milk Paint project, trying out Wax, Hemp Oil and Tough Coat

This hands-on workshop is suitable for all levels.

Taught at Malenka Originals in Ottawa.



Saturday, October 21st from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Thursday, November 9th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

*to sign up for a Milk Paint 101 class, please visit Malenka Oringals

Painting 101

This 8 week class is coming in January 2018 at the Canterbury Community Centre. (registration begins in October 2017)

In this class we will learn how to paint your favourite piece of old furniture or vintage finds. This class will cover everything from choosing the right paint and tools to prepping and paint to finishing off your piece with the correct top coat. Learn basic techniques and finishes during the class while working on small pieces and reclaimed wood.

Classes will be help on Sundays from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

$115 (plus a $20 supply fee)

*to sign up for Painting 101, please visit the Canterbury Community Association

Autumn Pillow Cover Workshop

If you’re looking for something completely different to do this Fall with paint, this workshop is for you!

Create a gorgeous pillow cover using Chalk Paint™ and celery (yep, you read that right!) and bring the beautiful colours of Fall into your home.
Taught at Malenka Originals in Ottawa
$40 (or paint an additional Pillow cover for $10 more)


Thursday, September 21 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

*to sign up for the Autumn Pillow Cover Class, please visit Malenka Originals