Workshops & Demonstrations

Jeff Lee, workshop host, is a certified stockist for Chalk Paint ® decorative paint by Annie Sloan.  The workshop host has painted 500+ pieces of furniture with Chalk Paint®. Workshop Schedule: 3/19/2016  Saturday 9am to 12noon – Chalk Paint® 101 Workshop – $85.00* 3/26/2016 Saturday 9am to 12noon – Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint 101 Workshop – $78.00* *NC Sales Tax will be added to all workshop fees. Prepayment is required to secure a seat in this workshop.  You may pay with a credit card by calling the shop at 704-827-3355 during normal business hours or stop by the shop.

Chalk Paint® 101 Workshop

Location: The Vintage Nest, 127 South Main Street, Mt. Holly, NC 28120 Workshop

Host: Jeff Lee

Want to breath new life into old, worn-out brown pieces of furniture? If you fancy turning your trash into treasure, then join us for this relaxed, fun and inspirational workshop.  Discover the versatility of Chalk Paint ® decorative paint by Annie Sloan, the gorgeous color range, the ease of application, and proper finishing with waxes for a soft, beautiful, durable finish,  This amazing “girls paint” requires not stripping, sanding or priming – simply clean and start painting! There’s no need to bring your furniture with you – just all your ideas and plans.  This workshop is suitable for beginners, including teenagers with an interest in art, interior design and painting. This workshop covers 4 basic painting techniques and you will leave with sample boards, instruction and tips handouts and the inspiration to get started transforming your trash to treasure. ****Private Workshops can be scheduled with 3 to 4 participants; so gather a small group together to learn and have fun together.  Call the shop for available times.   Shop number 704-827-3355 or email

Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint 101 Workshop

Location: The Vintage Nest 127 South Main Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120

Workshop Host:  Jeff Lee

This workshop is designed to expose the participants to a good understanding of Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint and to the products in the line to help you achieve the perfect finish for your project.  In this workshop the participants will work with the paint and finishing products to produce sample boards demonstrating various techniques such as laying two colors, encouraging chipping and wet sanding.  With a basic knowledge of the products and a few finishing techniques we will tackle our first project.  The workshop participants will finish a step stool with the paint products to take home with them.  This step stool can be used as small side table or plant stand; so many possibilities.  You may register for the workshop by stopping the shop or calling the shop during regular business hours and paying by phone.  The shop telephone number is 704-827-3355