Do you want to update the interior of your home but don’t want to spend a fortune in the process? Featured in the 2014 Houston Chronicle, Margaret Shilstone was described as “a heck of a do-it-yourselfer.” In this class learn money saving tips on simple, cost-effective ways to refresh your look—DIY tricks for both the inside of your home and your outdoor spaces. See creative and unique ways to decorate for a party, develop an eye for finding treasures in a consignment shop, and learn how to “flip” your unwanted decorative items and make money in the process. The first lecture will be at the WI, followed by three weeks of exploring the areas most popular consignment shops. (A limited enrollment class)
Our lives can be cluttered in so many ways. Our closets, garages, and storage facilities can be bulging with boxes of memorabilia and "must-keep" items from years past. In this class, we will learn some extremely effective clutter-clearing techniques from professionals like Marie Kondo, feng shui expert Karen Kingston and others. We will explore ways to get rid of clutter utilizing the benefits of our technical devices. Through discussion as well as book and video excerpts from professionals, we will find practical solutions to implement. Exploring the practices and principles of overcoming clutter will bring a new perspective, leading us to simplify our lives. Handouts will be provided. (A limited enrollment class.)
Challenge yourself to explore new ideas and ways to enjoy watercolor painting. In this class we will delve deeper into the usage of color as well as introduce other mediums that can be used along with watercolor paints. This is a great time to pick up your paints and brushes and continue to explore many more aspects of watercolor painting.