Get in touch with your Creative side - Take a class at TheCamellia! Choose from Cottage Paint classes, Floral creations, Bridal Party DIY classes, Lavender & Dried Flower Workshops, and Free Demos.
We strive to provide you with the best Class experience. It takes a lot of time, and resources to set-up Classes, gather and purchase supplies, post Classes on the internet, organize the Classroom, and set aside time for Classroom instruction and clean-up.
During this time of Covid, we ask that you book Classes with friends or family that are part of your social circle. Otherwise, we can only have at max. 2 people/class to allow for social distancing. Masks have to be worn. Phone 807-475-3551 or use the contact form to email us.
For the Fall/Winter season Classes will be held on Sundays during the day, or on Tues. Wed. or Thursday evenings. Check in with us for the current status of Classes, during these times of Covid.
You can also bring your comfy clothes and shoes to change into.
Our Class fees are non-refundable. If you are undertaking a big paint project like painting your Kitchen Cabinets, it is advisable to take a Class. It is better to practice on our Cabinet door in class, rather than learning on your Kitchen cabinet doors.
Do something for you! Take a Class at The Camellia!!
Learn how-to-stencil Class- Beach/Spring/Lake theme
Do you love all the Beach and Spring wooden signs, and want to learn how to make them? Then this class is for you! All paint and supplies are included, you will be going home with a completed piece, and will use our Cottage Paint and stencils. Tentative date: to be announced.
Make your own Lavender Gifts
In this Workshop, you will learn how to make scented Lavender sachets, bath salts and/or Tub teas. Supplies are included in your Class fee : 3 organza sachet bags, 2 (2oz. bags) of Lavender buds, & Lavender essential oil, bath salts, petals, etc. We will have available for purchase Neob Niagara Grosso & Angustifolia Lavender products – Body Lotions, Soaps, Muscle & Joint Pain reliever, & Lavender Shea Butters. Learn how to use Lavender in your daily life to help reduce stress, and induce a good night’s Sleep. DATE: To be announced. You can make your own time with a group of 4 or more.
Turn new wood into Barnboard with Cottage Paint
Learn how to turn new wood into old barnwood with Cottage paint. Barnboard can be costly and hard to find. The techniques you learn in class will allow you to create wall coverings, window or door mouldings, furniture pieces , and feature walls. All supplies are included in the class fee, you will be going home with your piece of new barnboard.. Price of $50.85 includes hst. Call 475-3551 to pre-register for this workshop.
A Day at The Beach DIY Beach projects.
Are you a Beach person? Then this class is for you! we will be making a simple linen coloured shell wall art panel, and a natural Burlap round wreath with seashore-themed ribbons, decomesh, and assorted seashells and starfish.. These pieces will go with any Lake or camp decor. Price shown is for Burlap Wreath only. Add $40.00 if you would like to make the Linen shell panel. Wreath shown is an example only, and our wreath and sayingmay differ. Tentative Dates :. You can make your own time by booking a time if you have 4 or more friends. Class times may change.
Beginner Cottage Paint Furniture classes at the Camellia. You can make your own time if you have 4 or more friends who would like to take this class.
You MUST email to register, phone (807)475-3551. Size of this class is limited to 2 to 4 people. ( wear some clothes you can paint in). You can book a Class for your friends or family that are part of your social circle, masks must be worn. Do not attend class if you had any symptoms of Covid-19 ( cough, cold, fever, ), have been travelling on a plane, etc.
You will get a cupboard door to practice on, Cottage Paint, and other supplies like waxes, varnishes, crackle medium, & antiquing pastes will be shared. We will cover one-colour wet distressing, Two-colour wet distressing, Crackle medium, applying Varnish, applying waxes, antiquing pastes, applying glazes, and dry brushing techniques. Price of $73.45 includes hst.
Class registration fees are non-refundable. Please note that dates are subject to change, due to weather.
How to start a Blog for your Business or service.
Do you have a product or service to promote, and you have been thinking about starting your own Blog? We will be discussing using Blogger as a platform, and walking you through the steps of setting goals for your Blog, choosing a name, choosing a layout, and so on. How often should you blog, taking photographs for your blog, and co-ordinating your Blog with Facebook, Instagram, and other social media. We will be mostly discussing design blogs. This course is for you if you are comfortable using a computer, no coding skills required.
Drop-in Cottage Paint project class
Antique Shutter sign
Bee Stencil Class
Bees are very important in our Food supply chain. Take our Bee Stencilling sign Class. $49.00 + hst.=$56.50. You will be using Cottage Paint and learning sign-making techniques.
You will learn How to stencil, how to shade, and how to do hand-lettering which you can use in the future to make your own signs! Class size is limited to 6 people and times are subject to change, due to weather. Class registration in non-refundable.
Class - Cottage Paint an antique shoe last
This is a fun paint project - the antique shoe last will make a great paper-weight or a Gift for a friend that loves Vintage shabby chic. You will be learning how to paint with #CottagePaint, and will go home with a completed Antique shoe last. You can make your own class with a group of 4 or more. Time: Wednesday, June 5th. 2019, 7- 8.30p. Class registration fees are non-refundable.
Class- Provencal Lavender Gather
Make your own Lavender Gather with fresh-from-the-Farm Lavender, Huck & Birch twigs, preserved leaves and ribbon. Lavender is grown on a Farm in British Columbia, we will be using a dark blue variety. Lavender is a natural air freshener in your home. Price includes all supplies +hst. Phone 475-3551 to arrange a time.
Bring in your Ideas, photos & Pinterest boards and meet with Camille to discuss your Wedding Flowers, Favours & Invites. Stay awhile, and check out our Bridal Registry for Linens, and Bridal classes.
Have Heirloom Vintage brooches and other items which you would like to incorporate into your Bridal Bouquet? Not sure where to start?
Bring in what you have for an initial Consultation, we will discuss what you want to create, also send ahead your Pinterest wedding boards and style of Wedding dress. Once we determine what additional supplies you will need to make your bouquet, we can estimate a cost. How many hours will it take to make a bouquet? This will depend on the size and complexity of your bouquet, and your level of skill.
We can then arrange a Class for you where you will make your Bouquet. Our Class labour fee is $25.00 per hour, with an additional Workshop supply fee to cover wire, glue, tape and so on. Not included in this fee are brooches, ribbons, silk flowers, pearl garlands, and other bling.
TIME: Call to arrange a time that will work best for us.