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Interior Design / Upholstery / Furniture Painting   

What does your ideal home look and feel like? Do you save photos and clippings as you dream about your next new home or remodeling project? For a little guidance on do-it-yourself home decorating, check out informative classes.

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Easy Upholstery (incl some mat'l)
Item: HGU1004 Richard Boyer
M   2:30 PM - 4:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 11/1/2021 - 12/6/2021       Fee: $119.00

Students should bring and wear a mask at all times. 

Please note:  Class dates have changed since the printing of the catalog. 

November 1- December 6 (no class Nov 15) 

You will be able to work at your own pace, and advice and assistance will be offered as you complete your project. 

Materials: Please bring a small project to work on, ex. footstool, dining chair, cushions on small wooden chair, small ottoman, etc.
This class will focus on beginner upholstery. Join us and learn the basics to recycle and up-cycle furniture.




Faux Painting Techniques (incl mat'l)
Item: APF1001 Faith Bradburn-Keller
Sa   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 10/23/2021 - 10/23/2021       Fee: $39.00




Acrylic Creations with Colleen-Furniture & Floorcloth Painting (incl some mat'l) (bring a small wood item)
Item: APF1002 Colleen Cassidy
M   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 11/29/2021 - 12/20/2021       Fee: $99.00



  • Bring your own small wood piece that can be comfortably carried as storage space is limited:  choose from step stools, birdhouses, picture frames, boxes, small shelves, etc.  
  • Clothes that you don’t mind getting a little paint on.

Divine Decor: Intro to Interior Design (incl some mat'l)  Class already in is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: HGD1002 Cheri Pachter
W 10/6/2021 - 12/15/2021 

Have fun with fabric samples, and learn how to do floor plans and color boards. You’ll discover the design style that best suits your individual needs and dreams.    

**Start date has been pushed back two weeks - class begins Oct 20. **

NO CLASS OCT 27, NOV 3 and NOV 24. 


Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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