MINI CHALK PAINT 101
If you have ever swooned over Pinterest-worthy furniture transformations but tend to pump the brakes when it comes to tackling your own projects, you won’t want to miss this special workshop with Ottawa’s own Chalk Paint™ expert. This is an exciting opportunity to join a special 1-hour workshop for hands-on instruction and advice from certified Annie Sloan stockist and owner of Malenka Originals, Katrina Barclay. Learn all about Annie Sloan’s revolutionary decorative paint, as you achieve your own aged, rustic finish, and a beachy wash. After the painting, you’ll learn all about using wax to give your pieces the perfect finish.
AIR PLANT WORKSHOPS WITH THE URBAN BOTANIST
Join The Urban Botanist to create your own unique and chic air plant terrarium. Learn all about the wonderful world of air plants while getting creative and designing your glass piece with sand, shells, crystals and moss!
Looking to tackle a new project at home, but missing the right tool or know-how for the job? Have no fear – the Ottawa Tool Library is here! With 2,500+ tools in their inventory, and a network of makers and do-it-yourselfers, the Ottawa Tool Library has the inventory and the resources you need to make your next project a reality. Tool Ninjas will be on hand throughout the show to answer any of your hand, power, garden or kitchen tool-related questions.
INTRO TO POWER TOOLS
Interested in learning how to use an electric drill, circular saw, jigsaw, mitre saw, and power sander? Sign up for our shelf making workshop being offered Friday through Sunday at the Ottawa Tool Library booth. You’ll learn how to make and be able to take home a trendy triangle shelf for FREE! Stay tuned for the sign up schedule!
REFRESHED FURNITURE POP-UP STORE
No matter what your personal décor style, a one-of-a-kind statement piece may just be just what your home needs. Make your way to the Refreshed Furniture Pop-Up Shop: Winter Edition to browse the work of local furniture artists and find that perfect addition to your home. Whether you’re searching for a vintage dresser, an eye-catching coffee table, or a rustic picture frame, these refinished items are sure to add an eclectic touch to any room in your home.
Take a walk down Baeumler Boulevard and get expert advice from local members of the Baeumler Approved Community. Baeumler Approved seeks to help homeowners connect with contractors, trades and home service providers from all across Canada. Members have a verified history of quality work, insurance and worker’s compensation. They are also required to make a commitment to honesty, integrity, and quality service by signing a code of conduct.