Fonthill ReStore holds furniture refinishing demonstrations

01 Aug
10:00am - 12:00pm
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Each Thursday in August from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. our Fonthill ReStore will be hosting demonstrations by designer Jane Wilson, where she’ll show you how to refinish a piece of furniture into a rustic treasure by working with Fusion Mineral Paints.

Jane, who has a long history in interior design, is the owner of A Raven’s Nest in Port Colborne. At a Raven’s Nest she has “one of a kind” and vintage pieces that create and enhance a truly “unique nest”.

Her specialty is recycling and repurposing vintage furniture, some of which she has found at our Habitat for Humanity ReStores, and enhancing them with Fusion Mineral Paints and stencils.

Learn how you can use Fusion Mineral Paints to bring new life to a found treasure, paint your kitchen cabinets or paint a rustic aged furniture piece.

Jane’s demonstrations will be held at our Fonthill ReStore, 2499 Hwy 20 every Thursday in August from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Register for one or all of the events below – but hurry, space is limited! (There is no cost to these events).

Paint Demonstrations:

August 2: Fusion 101: Prep & Paint: Looking to bring new life into a found treasure or family heirloom? Jane will demonstrate how to prepare a wooden piece of furniture for painting. Proper preparation will ensure that your paint finish will not chip or peel over time. Also Jane will demonstrate Fusion Mineral Paints and how to apply it to a furniture project for the most professional long lasting finish.

August 9: Fusion: Wax & Distress Finishes: Painting a piece of furniture to create a one of a kind treasure is exciting! Jane will demonstrate how to apply waxes and distress your finishes of your painted furniture project. Learn the best type of wax that will beautify as well as protect. Jane will also show the steps involved on how to distress your finishes.

August 16: Fusion: Stencil on Furniture: Have you ever wondered how to apply beautiful stencils to furniture? In this demonstration Jane will professionally stencil a hand painted item. You will stenciling like a pro in no time!

August 23: Fusion: Paint your Kitchen Cabinets: Each Habitat ReStore sells a vast selection kitchens, and the prices are exceptional! Learn how to turn any kitchen into a trendy grey, white or painted kitchen with Jane’s transformational paint steps. This will be an exciting opportunity for anyone thinking of redoing a kitchen on a tight budget.

August 30: Fusion Fresco ... the rustic look: Like a rustic antique aged effect on your furniture. Let Jane show you how to make anything have a rustic look. Jane will demonstrate how to create a piece of furniture so it looks like it has family been in the family for generations.


Location: Fonthill ReStore 2499 Hwy 20

City: Fonthill

Province: ON

Zip: L0S 1E6

Phone: 905-892-2499 x303


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