classes

 

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


Welcome Sign Classrustic Welcome signs painted with Miss Mustard Seed Hemp Oil classes Ottawa, Onario

Create a warm welcome in any room with these lovely hand-painted signs!
This class will introduce you to using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint on raw wood. You’ll also be learning how to stain wood to create an aged cedar effect. Also, learn how to distress paint using hemp oil!
You’ll be making one sign, in one of two colours provided (as seen in the pictures).

All supplies are included.

Classes held at Malenka Originals in Ottawa.

$25

Dates:

Friday, June 15 10:30am – 12:00pm

*to sign up for this class, please visit Malenka Originals

 


Hello Spring Sign Workshophello spring milk painted sign class with decoupaged flowers

Welcome Spring back into your home with this beautiful, hand-made sign!

In this workshop, you’ll create your sign using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, Hemp Oil, Annie Sloan Image Medium and Cavallini Papers, all the time learning special techniques for painting, distressing and decoupaging.

All supplies are included.

Classes held at Malenka Originals in Ottawa.

$35

Dates:

Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm

*to sign up for Hello Spring class, please visit Malenka Oringals


Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint 101yellow flowers on a piece of painted furniture

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.

Classes held at Malenka Originals in Ottawa.

$55

Dates:

Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10:30 – 12:30 pm

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

 


IOD Transfer Wall ArtIOD Image Transfers wall art

Create this swoon-worthy piece of art in only 1-1/2 hours!

Using one of the hottest DIY products of the moment — IOD Transfers — you’ll transform a plain piece of wood into this beautiful vintage wall art. At the same time you’ll be learning new techniques that can be applied to your own future creative projects!

This class will teach you the proper application for IOD Transfers, and also introduce you to using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, both as a stain and as a paint. You’ll learn techniques for distressing and finishing your art.

All supplies are included. Signs are 11″ x 14″.

 

Classes held at Malenka Originals in Ottawa.

$40

Dates:

Saturday, March 17 from 10:30 – 12:00
Thursday, April 12 from 6:00 – 7:30
Thursday, April 26 from 6:00 – 7:30

*to sign up for the IOD Wall Art class, please visit Malenka Originals


Rustic Chalkboard Classrustic chalkboards

The writing isn’t on the wall — but it will be on this chalkboard!

This workshop will give you the chance to make a beautiful, rustic chalkboard using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint.

All supplies are included. Makes a unique Christmas gift!

Classes held at Malenka Originals in Ottawa.

$35

Date:

Thursday, April 19 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm

*to sign up for the rustic chalkboard class, please visit Malenka Originals


Private Children’s Sign Making Class

kids painting rustic signs using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint during a class in Ottawa, Ontario

Need a great idea for a birthday party, or just want to get a group of kids together to do something creative?

Join me for a private children’s workshop to create a hand-painted sign!

You’ll choose one word that you would like to use for the class (words must be chosen ahead of time). During the class, I’ll walk students through the steps of how to paint their sign using different colours and techniques, and adding their custom word.

And parents can feel good knowing their kids will be using only eco-friendly, zero-VOC products.

Classes need a minimum of 5 people (maximum 8), with one adult registered. Children must be 8-years or older.

Cost is $25 + tax per person. Class runs approximately 1.5 hours. Signs are approximately 2 feet long.

For more information, you can email me at lisa@recreateddesigns.com or contact Malenka Originals at info@malenka.ca.


Private Sign Making Workshopmaking a handpainted sign during a class taught by Lisa Silfwerbrand at Malenka Originals in Ottawa, Ontario

Want to plan a girls night out? Or looking for a unique idea for a baby shower or bachelorette party?

Bring your friends to Malenka Originals for a creative time creating hand-painted signs!

Choose one word that you would like to use for your sign*. During the class, you’ll be led through the steps to create your sign, all the time learning techniques for using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint and finishing products.

Classes require a minimum of 5 people (maximum 8).

Cost is $25 + tax per person. Class runs approximately 1.5 hours. Signs are approximately 2 feet long.

For more information, you can email me at lisa@recreateddesigns.com or contact Malenka Originals at info@malenka.ca