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Category Archives: Workshops

Celebrate Our Grand Opening and Fifth Anniversary with Us!

join us for our grand openingThe October 13-14 celebration includes prize giveaways, fun for the kids, free workshop and Sunday brunch. This is a major milestone for us. Not only do we have a new location, but we’re celebrating five years in business during one of the most difficult econcomic times in a generation. We’ve succeeded because we listen to you and design to your needs — not a catalog. Come visit us and have some fun! Continue reading

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DIY Workshop

Spring is here and that means home improvement time!

And no one knows how to do that better than Wendy and Alex Santantonio of the blog Old Town Home. So please join me and these super-DIYers on April 26, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Ask your DIY questions in advance here.

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Dream Kitchen Workshop Feb. 21

You don’t have to be a Top Chef to enjoy a well stocked, beautifully designed kitchen. Please join Nancy Pollard, cook extraordinaire and owner of La Cuisine, architect Romana Sanchez and myself as we talk about what you’ll need to design, decorate and stock the perfect kitchen Continue reading

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Creative Wrapping Workshop

If you’re like me, you probably wish you had it in you to put together a really pretty package. Now’s our chance. Join me and special guest Dawn Alley, who writes the Idle Hands blog, Thursday, December 1, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a Red Barn Workshop on Creative Gift Wrapping. Dawn will show us creative and interesting ways to wrap gifts that make a true statement.

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Workshop: Organize Back-to-School Chaos

All the kids are back in school and now things can get back to their normal routine — rushing around like crazy in the morning making breakfasts and lunches; sorting through the homework, notes, permission slips, and forms; and curating … Continue reading

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Red Barn Workshop: Picking Paint Colors

One of the hardest parts about redecorating is choosing your palette. What fits with the structure of the room, the molding, the floors, and how does it tie in to the rest of your home? Join us when we welcome … Continue reading

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Art Workshop Roundup

Hello all! I’d like to give a big humungous THANK YOU to Michele Ward of the Principle Gallery in Old Town. On Tuesday she gave us the best workshop on art, how to buy it, find it, frame it and … Continue reading

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New Americana Workshop

I am so looking forward to our next workshop! It’s about an emerging trend that is infiltrating every culturally important area of life — music, fashion, food, weddings and interiors. In a nutshell, the New Americana is roots music, comfort … Continue reading

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Art: How Do I Make it Work for Me?

Art is a very personal expression and is often hard to find, frame and display just the right way. If this is a problem for you, then I invite you to join us for a free workshop led by Michele … Continue reading

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Wonderful Window Workshop

The windows in my house are essentially bare. I’m at a complete loss when it comes to window treatments. This is the biggest design fail in my home. And, it’s the most often asked topic by our customers. Do we … Continue reading

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