Turn Your Home Into Your Passion

Red Brick Emporium 

Chalk Paint Workshops!!

Located at 64 Gore St E Unit #2

Behind the TD Bank & Beside The Curly Red Head

The "Old Mill" is currently under construction but please enter through the brown metal door and follow the chalk arrows throught the warehouse and up the stairs....our newly renovated workshop space awaits you!



Pillow case or Wood Sign Stencil Workshops 

Book your private party now!  
BIRTHDAYS, WORK EVENTS, WEDDINGS
Creative birthday parties designed to suit your parties age group.

October 4 at 6:00pm Private Workshop
October 19 at 6:00pm SOLD OUT
November 9 at 6:00pm SPACES AVAILABLE
December 7 at 6:00pm Private Workshop

Join us in our workshop room to create your own unique sign or pillowcase! This is your chance to let your creativity and thoughts be transformed onto wood or a pillowcase. Your project will look crisp and clean and you might not even believe you did it yourself! This workshop will be offered in a open group and also can be booked for private workshop! If your planning a birthday, bachelorette, corporate party or just want to get together with your FAVS  this workshop is guaranteed to be lots of fun! 

This workshop will allow you to gain hands on experience using Country Chic Paint while you paint your very own rustic wood sign or pillow cover. Select from one of our predesigned templates or if you have something special you would like just let us know. Finish of your wood sign project off with one of Country Chic Paints natural wax, specialty wax or hemp oil.

Pre-Designed Templates: Stay Awhile, Our Nest, Farmhouse, Thankful, Stay Humble, I Love Us, I Sleep With Dogs, Whisper I love You To A Butterfly, No Dress Rehearsal  This Is Our  Life are just a few examples of what can be available on the night of a workshop.

All quality materials are included: 12x16 stained wood sign board  or pillowcase, Country Chic Paint, stencils and all tools required to complete your project! Pillow case inserts are available at the end of class. Poly $8 Feather $11

Cost: $45 plus tax

All sign boards are stained with Country Chic Paint glazes.
Larger wood boards can be made available by request. Additional fees will be added. 

Creative birthday parties designed to suit your parties age group.

Special Offer: 10% OFF any Country Chic Paint products on the date of the workshop. If students are attending an evening course the discount is available the following day.Classes Posted Soon! 


​Decorative Paddle Workshop

Decorative Paddle Workshop


September 20 at 6:00 SOLD OUT
September 28 at 6:00pm SOLD OUT
October 5 at 6:00pm SOLD OUT
October 26 at 6:00pm SOLD OUT
November 2 at 6:00pm SPACES AVAILABLE



This workshop allows your creativity to show on a
Canadian Made Paddle! This class is always full of energy and excitement as you see your paddle come to life. No two paddles have ever been the same. 

Cost: $55 plus tax

This workshop includes: Canadian Made Paddle, Country Chic Paint, all tools and stencil stripes in various sizes.

Stencils are also available at an extra charge and these are first come first serve the night of class. Images often available are maple leaves, anchors, antlers, feathers, and branches. Paddle size quotes: Seas The Day, Life is Better At The Lake, On Pool Time, The River Will Always Lead You Home. Stencils are $2-12 depending on size. Cash purchase or etransfer at time of class.

Special Offer: 10% off any Country Chic Paint product the date of the workshop. If students are attending an evening course the discount is available the following day.



"LAUNCHING INTO SOMETHING GREAT " Specialty Products


Classes Posted Soon!


This class is geared for the student who wants to take their skills a step further. The class will have have opportunity to try some or all of Country Chic Paints specialty products on a
decorative wall arrow. Students will leave with an understanding of how to use each product and see the results they will achieve. The student will get to bring there wall arrow home that day.


The following techniques will be covered in class:
Crackle Medium
Texture Powder
Antiquing Dust
Image Transfer

Students will also get to seal their arrows with Hemp Oil or Wax Products. Proper care of paint and wax brushes will be covered and they get to create a colour swatch to refer to for future projects.

Cost $75 plus tax

The workshop will run 3.5-4 hours.  All students will also receive a coupon for 10% off all Country Chic products for the day of the workshop.  Class sizes are limited so please contact the store by phone or in store as soon as you can as to not be disappointed.  Workshop fee is due in full at time of booking to reserve your space. 



"LAUNCHING INTO SOMETHING GREAT " Beginners Workshop

Classes Posted Soon!


In this class students will create a
decorative wall arrow using Country Chic Paint products.  Students will leave class feeling energetic and confident to take on their next project.


The following techniques will be covered in the class:
Create a Contemporary Finish
Color Distressing
Applying Wax and Specialty Waxes
Glazing

Students will also get to play with Tough Coat, Clear Coat, Hemp Oil and Wax Products. Proper care of paint and wax brushes will be covered and they get to create a colour swatch to refer to for future projects.

Cost $65.00 plus tax 

The workshop will run 2 to 2.5 hours.  Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Class sizes are limited so please contact the store by phone or in store as soon as you can as to not be disappointed.  Workshop fee is due in full at time of booking to reserve your space. Payment can be done in store or over the phone. Class sizes are limited so please contact the store by phone or as soon as you can as to not be disappointed.  

​Special Offer: 10% OFF any Country Chic Paint product and hardware purchase needed to complete your project on the date of your workshop. If students are attending an evening course the discount is available the following day.



"MAKEOVER DAY" Bring Your Own Piece Workshop


Classes posted soon!


Do you have a piece of furniture that you wish could look fresher and match your décor better?



In this class we will show you how Country Chic Paint can be used in a number of different ways to transform tired or dated furniture into fresh, beautiful pieces. 

This session is for anyone who wants to learn about Country Chic Paint while refinishing a small furniture piece. The piece should be something that will fit on top of a table for easier painting, approximatelty  3x3. A chair, small side table or a medicine cabinet are all good examples.   You will have access to all the beautiful colours Country Chic Paint has to offer, an opportunity to try the selection of Country Chic paint brushes, wax brushes and sponges!

While you paint, we will be there to offer tips & advice to help you get beautiful results. If  you have a vision of how you would like your finished piece to look you can bring in a photo or two. This can be very helpful in choosing the products required to finish your piece. (Pinterest is a great resource.)

If you have a larger piece that you would like to work on, but it’s too big for this class – we recommend bringing in it’s drawers or doors and we can help you get a start on it! Also, bringing in a photo of the whole piece you are working on is advised.  You can then bring your knowledge and confidence home with you to finish up the project.  If you can bring an inspirational photo of how you would like the finished piece to look this can be really helpful! 

Skill Level:  All students – LEARN THE BASICS can be a helpful class to take beforehand if you would like to experiment with a variety of colours and techniques before deciding on the finish for your piece.

Cost:  $135+hst. 

The workshop will run 4 hours and will include all supplies. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Class sizes are limited so please contact the store by phone or in store as soon as you can as to not be disappointed.  Workshop fee is due in full at time of booking to reserve your space. Payment can be done in store or over the phone. Class sizes are limited so please contact the store by phone or as soon as you can as to not be disappointed.  

Classes are limited to 4 people.

Special Offer: 10% OFF any Country Chic Paint product and hardware purchase needed to complete your project on that date. If students are attending an evening course the discount is available the following day.


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"GETTING COMFY" Learn The Basics Workshop


Stay tuned for upcoming dates!


This workshop will give you the experience and confidence to complete your own Chalk Paint projects. We cover several application techniques on 3 hook boards and one picture frame and then you get to take each one home and hang them up! You will also get to take home a Country Chic Paint colour chart, to help you colour match all your future projects. 


You will learn:

a two-colour distressed finish
a smooth, contemporary finish
a rustic, textured finish
a colour wash


Students will also get to play with Tough Coat, Clear Coat, Hemp Oil and Wax Products. Proper care of paint and wax brushes will be covered and they get to create a colour swatch to refer to for future projects.

All painting supplies are included.  Just show up in your painting clothes!

Skill Level:  All students – No prerequisite required.

Cost:  $60 plus tax

The workshop will run 2-2.5 hours. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Class sizes are limited so please contact the store by phone or in store as soon as you can as to not be disappointed.  Workshop fee is due in full at time of booking to reserve your space. Payment can be done in store or over the phone.


Special Offer: 10% OFF any Country Chic Paint product and hardware purchase needed to complete your project on the date of your workshop. If students are attending an evening course the discount is available the following day.



"CRATE ME UP" Table Box and Mason Jar Workshop


​Stay tuned for upcoming workshops!



Students will gain hands on experience while painting their very own custom wooden tabletop box using a selection of Country Chic Paint. We will work on two colour distress techniques to create unique personal distressed finish. Students will aslo put their painting and distressing skills to work on three mason jars! All pieces will be sealed with Country Chic Paints Hemp Oil for added protection and a nice soft sheen.


You will leave class with a good understanding and confidence of Country Chic Paint, and the skills to distress or antique and restyle your own furniture.


Cost: $85 plus tax

The workshop will run 3-3.5 hours. 

Class sizes are limited so please contact the store by phone or e-mail as soon as you can as to not be disappointed.  Workshop fee is due in full at time of booking to reserve your space. 


Special Offer: 10% OFF any Country Chic Paint product and floral purchase needed to complete your project on the date of the workshop. If students are attending an evening course the discount is available the following day.​​