Workshops

Current Workshops

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method
Offered Monthly!

Spend some hands on time with Molly learning everything you need to know to get started using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan paints and waxes. You will leave with the knowledge of how to beautifully transform your tired and outdated furniture into pieces you will be proud to showcase in your home.

In this beginner 2-3 hour (approx) class you will learn several different painting techniques & unique finishes such as: Annie’s signature two color distressed finish, a smooth or modern finish, a textured or rustic finish, and a color wash.

*All Paint and Supplies are supplied for each workshop. You don’t need to bring a thing!
*Spaces are limited.
Price: $95

*10% discount on Annie Sloan products to workshop students day of workshop*

Light snacks & refreshments with be provided.  Feel free to BYOB

Click Here to Book Now!

Contact us for private party bookings of more than 3.


Open Paint Studio Day! Bring your own Piece (BYOP) 

*Now offered every Wednesday 11:30-4*

Are you looking for hands on one of one help using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan? This is strictly a hands on, work on your own piece kind of workshop. With help from Molly, transform your small wooden furniture project piece into a work of art. Molly will work with you to get the beautiful finish you are looking to create.

*Please come with an idea in mind (pinterest is a great resource) of the finish you are looking to achieve and I will guide you.
*Wax and brushes are provided.

*You will need to provide or purchase Annie Sloan Chalk Paint*

Full instruction is given, including multiple techniques, waxing, etc. (will be based on desired look of project).

Item must be small enough to carry in by yourself without assistance.

Price: $45 for studio time. Brushes & aprons will be provided.

*** You buy/supply the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint***

Item must be small enough to carry in & out by yourself without assistance.  Something that could fit in the front seat of your car.

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*NEW* Iron Orchid Custom Stamped Pillows
January 23 6PM

Make your own Pillow Design with Iron Orchid Design Stamps. They look awesome and you can leave the workshop knowing how to make your own for decor or gifts.

First you will watch Molly demonstrate and then choose from an assortment of stamps to create your own design.

Using Iron Orchid Decor Inks & Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® , you will stamp your pillow with whatever colors you would like.

Everything is provided, just bring yourself.
20 x 20 Pillow Slip covers and feather inserts will be included.

Light refreshments available. BYOB is also welcome.

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*NEW* Annie Sloan Techniques for Color and Style – Modern
January 30th 6PM
Skill Level: Bravura/Advanced – Geared towards students who are comfortable with the basic Annie Sloan paint techniques (See introduction to the Annie Sloan Method workshop) and looking to advance their skills.

This 2.5 hr long workshop is PACKED with all kinds of new techniques, all geared in a more modern direction.

Everything is provided, just bring yourself and maybe a light snack. BYOB is also welcome.

*Ombre
*Image Transfer
*Staining with wax
*Flat/Ultra Smooth Finish
*Stenciling
*Detail Brush Design
*Pattern Making
*Creating your own colored waxes

The techniques taught at this workshop are time and skill intensive. You must have previously taken an Annie Sloan-Intro to the Annie Sloan method workshop…Or for those who are self taught and comfortable with the basic Annie Sloan paint techniques (See introduction to the Annie Sloan Method workshop) and looking to advance their skills.

*All Paint and Supplies are supplied for each workshop. You don’t need to bring a thing!
*Spaces are limited.
Price: $95

*10% discount on Annie Sloan products to workshop students day of workshop*

Light snacks & refreshments with be provided.  Feel free to BYOB

Click Here to Book Now!


Love is in the Air – Scrabble Version
February 6th 5pm * February 8th 5 PM

Valentine’s Day is almost here! You can pick the colors! This cute scrabble inspired love set is the perfect gift for someone special/sweet home decor for yourself. Each letter block is 5.5″x6″. You can chose “Love” or “XoXo” No experience needed. Molly will guide you though two color stenciling, distressing (if wanted), & waxing. Light snacks are provided, but feel free to bring your own adult beverages.

All Paint and Supplies are included! BYOB (bring your own adult beverage is you’d like 😉 )
Cost is $40

This workshop is also available for private parties with custom letters/words.

Click Here to Book Now!


Annie Sloan Techniques for Color & StyleClassical
February 20th 6PM
Skill Level: Bravura/Advanced – Geared towards students who are comfortable with the basic Annie Sloan paint techniques (See introduction to the Annie Sloan Method workshop) and looking to advance their skills.

This 2.5 hr long workshop is PACKED with all kinds of new techniques, focusing on a classical style and palette.

Everything is provided, just bring yourself. Light refreshments available. BYOB is also welcome.

*Cracking & Craqueleur
*Frottage
*Colored Wax Effects
*Rough Luxe finish
*Wet Color blending
*Detail Brush Work
*Gilding

The techniques taught at this workshop are time and skill intensive. You must have previously taken an Annie Sloan-Intro to the Annie Sloan method workshop…Or are self taught and comfortable with the basic Annie Sloan paint techniques (See introduction to the Annie Sloan Method workshop) and looking to advance their skills.

*All Paint and Supplies are supplied for each workshop. You don’t need to bring a thing!
*Spaces are limited.
Price: $95

*10% discount on Annie Sloan products to workshop students day of workshop*

Light snacks & refreshments with be provided.  Feel free to BYOB

Click Here to Book Now!

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Wanna have a private chalk painting party for yourself and your closest girlfriends/guy friends, colleagues?!? Book your party today! Contact us for details thecolorshoppdx@gmail.com

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HOW TO REGISTER

Click the links (if available) to sign up  or Call Us! 503-206-6554 Or stop by!

Workshops need to be paid in full prior.  Please make every effort to attend workshops and events for which you are registered.

Cancellation Policy: If you can’t make a workshop there are no refunds as your place and materials would have been created.  If you cannot attend a workshop, you must contact us 24 hours prior to the date of your workshop we will be happy to schedule you for a future workshop (workshop of equal or lesser value) 

Refunds will NOT be issued to registrants who do not contact us 24 hours prior to a workshop start. No reimbursement will be made if you fail to attend your scheduled workshop.

There are no refunds unless…
We cancel a workshop, The Color Shop will notify you as soon as possible. You may then choose either a full refund or credit towards a future workshop (workshop of equal or lesser value).

Come and relax in our inspiring and colorful environment.  Discover why we are all about Creative Possibilities!  See you soon!


Past Workshops

French Market Buckets – 12/12 6PM
Join Molly at The Color Shop for a fun evening using Iron Orchid Transfers & stamps to create a beautiful French market bucket. We will be painting our market buckets with Chalk Paint® and embellishing them with IOD stamps and the lovely IOD Ladies in Waiting transfer. You will learn to paint, stamp with paint, applying IOD transfers, distress & seal your market bucket.

*All Paint and Supplies are supplied for each workshop. You don’t need to bring a thing!
*Spaces are limited.
Price: $45

Light snacks & refreshments with be provided.  Feel free to BYOB

Love is in the Air – Scrabble Version
February 7th 6-8pm * February 9th 2 PM

Valentine’s Day is almost here! You can pick the colors! This cute scrabble inspired love set is the perfect gift for someone special/sweet home decor for yourself. Each letter block is 5.5″x6″. You can chose “Love” or “XoXo” No experience needed. Molly will guide you though two color stenciling, distressing (if wanted), & waxing. Light snacks are provided, but feel free to bring your own adult beverages.

All Paint and Supplies are included! BYOB (bring your own adult beverage is you’d like 😉 )
Cost is $40

This workshop is also available for private parties with custom letters/words. Please call the shop to reserve 503.206.6554


Introduction to Metal Effects
Dec. 18 2pm * Dec. 21 2pm

Have you been wanting to try our Modern Masters Metal Effects line?
We we will give new items old world patina with modern masters Metal Effects oxidizing paints, patinas and rust activator. These products create the distinctive and timeless look of bronze and copper patina or the weathered appearance of rusted iron in a matter of minutes, on any paintable surface. All supplies included.

Workshop participants will receive 10% OFF Modern Masters Metal effects line the day of the workshop.

Price: $35

Introduction to Meta Effects
December 18th 2pm * December 21st 2pm

Let’s get into the holiday spirit decorating with Iron Orchid Designs Moulds.
Join Molly at the Color Shop for a fun evening decorating a tree for the holidays. You will learn what types of mediums can be used and how to use the Iron Orchid Designs Moulds to decorate a Tree. We’ll use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and Waxes to finish them off and make them beautiful! Make your tree elegant, whimsical, any style it’s all your choice.

Fall Faux Pumpkin decorating with Iron Orchid Designs Moulds
October 11th 5:30 PM

Join Molly at the Color Shop for a fun evening decorating faux Pumpkins. You will learn what types of mediums can be used and how to use the Iron Orchid Designs Moulds to decorate a large & small pumpkin.  We will use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and Waxes to finish them off and make them beautiful!  Make your pumpkins elegant, whimsical, spooky, any style it’s all your choice.

Rustic Tray 

April 26th 5:30 PM 

These make GREAT wedding/housewarming gifts or add a classy touch to your home decor! 24″ Long

Includes a demonstration on how to create your own rustic coordinates or family name tray. We will be learning how to stain wood with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, woodworking & stenciling.

Price: $45

Please include your location or name/est. date in the note section of checkout.

Pallet Home Sign-Thirsty Thursday Fun!
-April 12th 5;30PM
(Spaces Available)

Paint & Sip with Power Tools!
Create this adorable “Home” pallet sign (approx. 15″x15″)
Includes a demonstration on how to create your own rustic Pallet Home Sign. We will be building our signs from scratch with pallet wood. Learning how to stain wood with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, woodworking (Hello Nail gun!) & stenciling.

These make GREAT wedding/housewarming gifts or add a classy touch to your home decor!

We provide everything you will need, including light snacks and refreshments. Feel free to bring your own adult beverage. You just come to create!!!

Cost is $45

This workshop is also available for private parties with custom letters/words. Please call the shop to reserve 503.206.6554


Chalk Paint® 101
February 11th 12-3pm

Spend the afternoon with Molly learning how Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan can beautifully transform your tired and outdated furniture into pieces you will be proud to showcase in your home. In this beginner 3 hour (aprox) class you will learn different painting techniques on sample boards to acheive these unique finishes: two colour distressed finish, a smooth or modern finish, a textured or rustic finish, and a color wash.

  • All Paint and Supplies are supplied for each workshop
  • Spaces are limited.
  • Cost is $95
  • Light snacks will be provided (feel free to bring your favorite adult beverage to enjoy) 😉

 

Holiday Sign Workshop
December 14th 6-8:30pm

You will have fun learning how to stencil & use gold leaf on this holiday themed wood sign painted with Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint. Molly will also instruct you on wax your frame with both clear & black soft waxes. The wood sign is a “re-purposed, cabinet wood door” and is approximately 14″wide x 25.5″ high.” This makes a great wall or tabletop decor for your home or a gift for someone special to celebrate the holidays!

  • All Paint and Supplies are supplied for each workshop
  • Spaces are limited.
  • Cost is $75
  • Light snacks will be provided (feel free to bring your favorite beverage to enjoy) 😉

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Farmhouse Sign Workshop
December 21st 6-8pm

You will have fun learning how to use Modern Masters Metal Effects Oxidizing paints to add patina to metal word art and faux finish a rustic wood sign painted with Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint. The sign is approximately 28″wide x 11″ high.” This makes a great wall or tabletop decor for your home or a gift for someone special.

  • All Paint and Supplies are supplied for each workshop
  • Spaces are limited.
  • Cost is $50
  • Light snacks will be provided (feel free to bring your favorite beverage to enjoy) 😉

Please email the Color Shop thecolorshoppdx@gmail.com to see availble metal word art

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