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Paint furniture like a PRO in 30 days!

In our SPECIAL Furniture Painting 5 session
In-Person Bring-Your-Own-Piece workshop! 

ANYONE can learn to paint ANY furniture like a pro in 5 sessions - all the tips, tricks & techniques to turn your ho-hum furniture into a work of ART! I take you through the entire process.

Are you ready to turn your furniture around and learn the proper painting skills to make any furniture look showroom quality?  Whether you are a total beginner who's never picked up a brush, an experienced intermediate who wants help fixing mistakes or a seasoned hobbiest who is ready to take their painting to the next level....this class will ensure you gain the TOTAL CONFIDENCE to paint any furniture the RIGHT WAY. 

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Session 1 - Prep

We will work through your design ideas and create a plan to achieve the look you want for your piece. You will learn about different substrates and what products you need to get the job done right.

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Session 4 - Protect

Learn how to properly protect finished pieces with the right products for optimal lasting results and learn finishing touches with hardware that can make your finish spectacular!


Session 2 - Prime

I'll help you prep, prime, repair or sand your piece, everything you need to get the finish you're looking for. You will learn about primers, paints and brushes and work with me together in private 1 on 1 sessions designed to build your confidence and knowledge. 



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Session 5 - Details

Finish your masterpiece and learn special detailing techniques like stamping, gilding and image transfer that will elevate your work to a professional level. You are guaranteed success with my guidance.

Paint Supplies

Session 3 - Paint

Learn pro painting tricks for different types of surfaces and how to paint the right way with the right tools, the right paint and the right techniques. How to avoid problems or fix them if they happen. Pro touches for making drawers look new again. 

  • 5 sessions of LIVE  1 on 1 lessons at the Rusty Gate Studio
  • Bring your desired piece of furniture to paint
  • Decide your work sessions on days that work for you and me - it's like private classes!
  • 15+ hrs of custom tailored instruction
  • 15+ hours of studio time
  • Leave your project at the studio!
  • Have a beautifully painted piece by end of workshop

Katlin M.

“I really learned a lot in Susie's class, and now I'm painting furniture on my own. I have done three pieces now!"

Rochelle K

"I couldn't believe how beautiful my table came out. I love it. You're a good teacher."

Jodi S.

“I was amazed I did this. I didn't think I could do it, but Susie taught me what to do and it was really fun.”

5 hands-on LIVE lessons delivered in 3 hour sessions
($1000 value)


Studio space for your project for the entire workshop  AND use of primer, sanders, stamps and molds, stencils and sealer included
($350 value)

15 Hours of available studio time you pick the days with the instructor -  am or pm available
($375 value)

BONUS -- SUPPLIES INCLUDED - 1 QT Pro chalk paint and 1 pro paint brush 
($75+ value)

15+ HOURS hands on oversight w/you while you work
($1100 value)


$2,900 TOTAL Value of Instruction and materials

$2,900 Value - only $495

Snag Your Spot !

Only 5 spots available 


Thanks! Susie Will Call You To Confirm and answer any questions


If you have received this message then registration is full - please email me at so I can hold your place in case of openings.

September/October 2023 Sessions

Session  available times:  Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat  Daytime or Evening

Need more info? Contact Me and I'll Get Back To You

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