Another Painting Class….

Ok everyone, we’ve decided to have another Furniture Rejuvenation Workshop on Friday May 10th from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for $90. Drinks and desserts will be provided! Bring your own small wood piece to work on (i.e. picture frame, small accent table, chair, etc.) The workshop includes learning techniques like chalk painting, distressing, waxing and paint mixing. It’s a great opportunity to learn and have lots of fun! You can pay through Paypal by posting your email and I’ll send you a Paypal request. Spaces are limited so sign up today to reserve your spot! Thanks! — with The Old Cypress House,Colleen Mistretta Kirk and Mamye Biggs Fruge.



About The Old Cypress House

Mother-wife-friend-artist...I love to paint...I have always loved painting...I like to take something old and make it new again...with paint! Actually, I just like making stuff...DIY-that should be my initials! The Old Cypress House got started with a single plank of cypress wood given to me by my brother. I painted Tiger Eyes on it (LSU Tiger Eyes, to be exact...Geaux Tigers!). From that moment on, I couldn't do enough of them. I ventured into Fleur de Lis, Jazz guys...whatever anyone suggested. Then my husband helped tear down a cypress house that was built in 1889 and brought me home loads and loads of more wood, including the old cypress windows that were in the house...I could hardly contain my excitement! The possibilities are endless. This blog is going to showcase my work. It will mostly be on cypress...but, I'm sure I'll venture into other areas of art projects. I have so many ideas spinning around in my head. I hope you enjoy my work. If you see something you like or have an idea, please let me know...I'll be in my shop! "If you hear a voice inside of you say 'you cannot paint', by all means, paint...and that voice will be silenced" ~ Vincent Van Gogh View all posts by The Old Cypress House

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