The Vintage Verandah



We offer a variety of workshops at The Vintage Verandah, all geared towards bringing our creative sides out & having fun! Below you will find a short description of each workshop and dates they are being offered. If you require further information or would like to sign up please phone the store @ 403-932-7703. Space is limited in each class,  in order to hold your spot pre-payment is required upon signing up. 

Christmas Sign Making Class!! (New Date Added)

$65 plus GST

Wednesday November 22nd 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (sold out)

Wednesday Dec 6th 6:00-8:00 pm

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We are getting into holiday mode here at Vintage Verandah!  We just love the Christmas season & we can’t think of a better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with a sign class!! We have collected some new stencils for you to use & had a local woodworker hand make the sign pallets for you. We will use Fusion Mineral Paint in our more seasonal colors to paint our signs, then add a little distressing & apply the stencil. Voila, a fantastic gift for you or others.


Christmas Spindle Caddy & Centerpiece (sold out)

$75 plus GST

Wednesday November 29th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PicMonkey Image caddy workshop

Use Fusion Mineral Paint or Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint to add your personal touch to this versatile caddy that can be used throughout your home!  Hand made locally, incorporating the cutest spindle handle found at Home Reno Heaven here in Cochrane. There are a limited number of caddies so register soon to reserve yours.

 Holiday Pillow Workshop (sold out)

$65 plus GST

Wednesday Nov 15th 6:00- 8:00 pm

pillow workshop

Back by popular demand from last year’s line up! Using Old Sign Stencils designed by Donna of Funky Junk Interiors and Fusion Mineral Paint you will be designers for the night, creating 2 of your own stylish throw pillows ! Choose from a selection of stencils that are holiday themed & from either a black or white pillow cover.


Workshop Space Use by the Hour


Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10:30 am- 3:00 pm

We are offering our workshop space & product up to you to paint in! Bring your small project and rent our space for $20/hr. Use our paint, bring a friend, have a cup of coffee & start creating.  Don’t have a piece to work on? We have a selection of unfinished locally made wood projects for purchase. Phone the store to reserve your spot 403-932-7703

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 Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Step Stool Workshop

$135 plus GST

Saturday January 13th 11:00-2:30pm


At this beginner Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint class no experience is necessary. A stool project will be provided for you to learn on. The class will cover mixing your milk paint, staining, wax resists, painting and applying a finish. You will leave with the confidence to go home & tackle your own projects by learning proper techniques. We will also talk about the history of Milk Paint, how it is different from other paints and the benefits of milk paint over latex paint.

A light snack will be provided as well as coffee & drinks…..Class participants will also receive a 10% discount on all Milk Paint products the day of.

    Fusion 101 Bring Your Own Piece Class

$125 plus GST

Saturday November 14th 11:00 am- 3:00 pm

You have been asking for a Fusion bring your own piece class and now finally it is here!! This Canadian made acrylic based mineral paint is taking the DIY scene by storm! With it’s superior adhesion it takes the worry out of striping your finish off prior to painting. Learn different techniques, the importance of prep &  try a variety of Fusion Products under our guidance and expertise. Bring your own small, easy to carry piece and leave with a brand “new to you” piece.

A light snack will be provided as well as coffee & drinks…..Class participants will also receive a 10% discount on all Milk Paint products the day of.

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Fusion Cabinet Door Class

$55 plus GST


Looking for a shorter more focused Fusion Class? Learn the most popular paint, glaze & finishes when it comes to creating your custom painted kitchen with Fusion Mineral Paint. We provide you with everything you need for this class including the cabinet door.


 Farmhouse Clock Workshop

$135 plus GST

Wednesday January 10th 6:00-9:00pm

Create your own version of this 24″ round clock by choosing your own colors from either our Fusion Mineral Paint or Miss Mustard Seed Milk paint lines. We supply everything you need, the wooden clock round, clock mechanism & hands, as well as the stencil to put your roman style numbers on. Create your own Fixer Upper style clock while learning how to use some of our products that you may not have tried before, like Fresco texture!!

Workshop policies

Due to the prep work associated with workshops they are non refundable. We would appreciate 48 hours notice to transfer registration to another date, in order to fill your spot.  Workshop transfer credit only valid for 4 months after the date of original class. No shows for fit their registration. Registration is not confirmed until payment has been received.  Classes may be rescheduled as we need a minimum attendance to run each class.  Please register early to avoid disappointment. Thank you!