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Chalk Paint® Workshops

Discover Chalk Paint and all the wonderful ways to use it.  You’ll love its versatility!

Our workshops are designed to fit everyone’s budget and needs.  Whether its girls night out or your kitchen redo we have the right workshop for you.


Flowers and Gold Leaf

Build a lovely bouquet in a gold leaf & cement vase.

We’ll start with the vase. Sue & Kim will walk you through the easy technique of gold leafing, while we trim out a faux cement vase with gold leaf.  Then our guest for the night, Brianna from Lush & Lovely Boutique in Ohio City,  will teach us how to build a bouquet like a pro.   You’ll walk out of our workshop with a beautiful one-of-a-kind bouquet and vase.

Its a fun filled two hours to learn the basics of floral design and care with a quick lesson in gold leafing.







It’s TIME…

to join painter Carrin Good Andress to learn how to create your very own large
Farmhouse style wood pallet wall clock

At 32″ in diameter with distinctive metal Roman numeral dial, this clock offers up industrial appeal.
 It’s perfect as a gift or a special spot in your home. Set it above your breakfast nook to round out a farmhouse-inspired kitchen or use it to build an eye-catching gallery wall in your living room or entry.
The workshop is just $130 and includes all materials, instruction from a pro and refreshments.


  • Construction Material: Slatted heavy-duty wood pallet base.
  • Clock face features a weathered distressed design
  • Metal Roman numeral numbering
  • Requires (1) AA battery – included
  • High Torque Clock Motor parts with 14in. long hands in black
  • Choice of Farmhouse or Parisian Stencil on the face
Limited Space Available.  Sign up under Workshops – Rocky River.  Shaker Heights workshop coming soon!

Paper Roll Message Board

Create the perfect way to record your to-do lists and family reminders.  In this workshop you’ll be able to customize your board with color, finish and stencils using Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan.  You’ll go home with a message board perfect for your home and ready to hang.

14″ wide x 24″ tall
9″ paper roll












BYOP  Bring Your Own Piece

You can’t beat this workshop for a perfect introduction to the paint.  We work on a small piece that you bring to the workshop – small table, chair, shelf, plant stand – as long as you can carry it in, we can get it done!
We provide everything – refreshments, paint and materials and fun

Check dates here:   Rocky River:
                                    Shaker Heights:





2 Finishes 2 Hours

Take your skills to the next level and learn two of our most popular finishes in just two hours.  These are the finishes we get asked about all the time!

Rustic:  Add layers of color and depth.
Wash:    Popular look without a lot of prep.


Check dates here:   Rocky River:
                                    Shaker Heights:
















Kitchen Cabinet Redo
In this one-on-one workshop, you will bring in one of your cabinet doors (or call us and we will use one of our old doors) and we will take you from start to finish.
Call us!  We’ll get you signed up to spend an hour with Sue or Kim and learn how to tackle your cabinets.  Call either studio to schedule:  Rocky River: 216-303-9755, Shaker Heights 216-707-0301

Topics covered: Proper preparation, tools, color choices, mixing a custom color, estimating costs and finish options.






IMG_9624 3A Practical Guide to Mixing Paint
with Chalk Paint®

What color do I paint my piece?  Understanding color is the first step in a
choosing the right colors for your home. Bring in your fabric & paint swatches and pictures of your furniture or interior  for help with  brainstorming!

  • Learn about complimentary colors and create fabulous new tones
  • Understand warm and cool tones and how they fit in your color scheme
  • Create your own sample pot of custom color to take home


Check dates here:   Rocky River:
                                    Shaker Heights:

Craft Workshops

Each month we will have a interesting workshop that will show you a new technique or material.  Afterward you will take home your own custom tray, sign or star.
Every month is different so check the listing.

Here are some of the workshops:

Wooden Tray Transformation
Transform a plain round wooden tray with a beautiful stencil, Chalk Paint and Wax of your choice.   2 hrs $50




Oxidized Metal Star
Create a beautiful patina on an 24″ star.   Choose bronze, iron or copper reactive paint to learn about organic finishes.  We will learn how to use this process to create an authentic patina on your 24″ decorative star.  You will love the effect!
2 hrs $45



Flag Art Workshop
Paint, stencil, decoupage or gold leaf  a whimsical pallet board flag
for the 4th of July or any time you want to!  Its your own creation. And you learm new
2 hrs $45


Child’s Growth Chart  $50

A Workshop for All Ages!

In this workshop, you’ll pick a color from one of Annie’s 35 beautiful vintage colors and paint one side of an 8″ x 72″ piece of White Pine. We’ll help you stencil the rest. You can personalize your chart with one name or word to make it special.




Its very simple to sign up online.  The link for each workshop will take you to a registration page.  Sign up and choose PayPal (only option) but when you get to the PayPal page, choose “Pay with debit or credit card” instead of signing into the PayPal account.   Then put in your info and you will be registered for a really fun workshop!
Your payment in full reserves your spot. You must pay prior to the day of the workshop unless you call the day of and we happen to have a spot available. Because of the popularity and limit to class size, we ask that you give us 48 hours notice for a cancellation.  We will refund your money minus a 5% processing fee.   If you would like to move your date, we will try to accommodate you.
Metheny Weir reserves the right to cancel a scheduled workshop. We will gladly refund your payment in the event WE cancel.