From Drab to Fab: Learn How to Re-purpose Your Own Furniture

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Recently I was asked to take a look at a few classes from an amazing website called Craftsy. I am excited to share those classes with you here over the next year. It wasn’t until a few months ago that I heard of Craftsy. I didn’t expect to find such an extraordinary resource. But it is really an invaluable wealth of information. Click here to see the class I took with Craftsy and enter to win your very own class!

Drab to Fab Furniture Upcycling

I LOVE LOVE LOVE vintage furniture, but most of the time it requires a little TLC. I have done my fair share of sanding and painting with a lot of mistakes along the way. But it is always such a rewarding experience to take a drab piece of furniture that you have owned for years, or a $5 flea market find, and give it all new life!! I would definitely say that I have struggled re-purposing things in the past simply because I didn't know exactly what I was doing. I was winging it and sometimes that was obvious in the finished product :). I was excited when Craftsy asked me to take a look at their Drab to Fab: Furniture Upcycling class! First, because as I said before, I LOVE upcycling, but also because I could use a little help in this area (ahem).

To put it bluntly I was blown away by the amount of instruction included in this class. If you plan to do some re-purposing of furniture, whether you have never done it or you have done it for years, this class is truly amazing. It gives indepth instruction on all of the tools and techniques you can use for re-purposing furniture and sets you up for success. The instructor has years and years of experience in movie set art and mural art, as well as furniture re-purposing. After learning how to paint pots, tables, picture frames and a metal chair, you will be all set to take on whatever re-purposing surface awaits you!!

Drab to Fab Furniture Upcycling

Craftsy’s, Drab to Fab: Furniture Upcycling class is truly a class for the novice to the professional!  It was incredible!

Like I have said over and over again, one of the best things about taking the class online, besides the valuable information, was the ability to start the class and pause the class whenever I needed to. When the kids were in bed, or when I had a few minutes during the day to spare, I would sit down and watch a bit of the course in the comfort of my own home. It was so convenient! Craftsy is the perfect solution for us busy moms who want to learn, but don’t have time to leave the house and attend a class.

Here is a little more info about Craftsy:

Craftsy offers online crafting classes, taught by world renowned instructors who love the craft as much as you do. Craftsy classes are online, so they are available to you anytime you want for as long as you want, there are no scheduled class times, so you can enjoy them entirely on your own schedule. Each class is taught by an acclaimed instructor and consists of several hours of HD-quality video content… but Craftsy classes are much more than just a video!

While taking a Craftsy class, you can:

Ask your instructor questions, upload photos, and get personalized responses

Participate in discussions with your classmates

Access supporting class materials – including recipes and helpful tips & tricks

Bookmark your favorite moments in the video so that you can easily re-watch them and take notes that you can refer back to anytime

The great thing about Craftsy is that there is a class for everyone! You can learn knitting, photography, cake decorating, sewing, cooking and more!

Today we are giving away a Drab to Fab: Furniture Upcycling class away to one of you!!!

Click and Enter to win below!!

If you are ready to check out Craftsy ---->> enter to win your very own Drab to Fab: Furniture Upcycling class by clicking here.

Blessings,

Ruth Schwenk

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Craftsy. The opinions and text are all mine.

Ruth Schwenk

Ruth Schwenk is the creator of The Better Mom, and along with her husband, the creator of For the Family. She is a pastor’s wife, mom of four energetic kids, a lover of coffee, and dreamer of big dreams. She loves leading, speaking, and blogging. Ruth is the co-author of Hoodwinked: Ten Myths Moms Believe and Why We All Need to Knock It Off and two forthcoming books with Zondervan. A graduate of The Moody Bible Institute, Ruth and her husband have been in full-time local church ministry for over fifteen years.