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New date!

Monday,

Sept. 27, 2021

6-8 PM

Customize a home décor item using salvaged materials from the ReStore! Get hands-on practice with Chalk Couture stencils. It's an easy way to upcycle and create ​something special.

All materials provided; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Free; suggested donation: $30

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Monday

Oct. 4, 2021

6-8 PM

Refreshing rusty metal furniture is easier than you think! Practice on our pieces and see a quick and easy transformation. All supplies included. Wear paint clothes, preferably something warm enough for when we work outside. 

All materials provided; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 6. Free; suggested donation: $30

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recent workshops

October 25, 2021

 6-8 PM

Join Darcy from Furnish Studio + Salvage as we restore a piece of furniture together! This class is designed so you can get your hands dirty, practice on a real piece, and ask all the questions you want! Furniture will be provided, and we will talk through and perform all the steps needed to prep, make small repairs, paint, and protect the new finish. 

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 8. Suggested donation: $30

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September 23, 2021

 6-8 PM

Join Darcy from Furnish Studio + Salvage as we restore a piece of furniture together! This class is designed so you can get your hands dirty, practice on a real piece, and ask all the questions you want! Furniture will be provided, and we will talk through and perform all the steps needed to prep, make small repairs, paint, and protect the new finish. 

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Suggested donation: $30

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September 16, 2021

 6-8 PM

Take a humble box, houseware, or piece of furniture, and turn it into a treasure with a bit of glue and some scrap paper or fabric. We'll talk techniques and materials and give you a chance to practice your skills on a project of your own or one of ours!

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Suggested donation: $30

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August 26,

September 2, &

September 9,

2021

 6-8 PM

Got an older furniture piece with beautiful potential? Fix it up with simple upholstery techniques! This class will provide hands-on practice with fabric, staples, and tacks so you can restyle to your heart's content. 

 

Practice on one of our pieces, or bring your own. No experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Free; suggested donation: $30

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August 12, 2021

 5-7 PM

File cabinets. They’re cheap, sturdy, everywhere, and... boring. We will be using stencils, paint, and découpage to dress up these old hunks of metal. Join Habitat staff member Sarah Burtner and learn some ways to create a fun storage piece that will hold just about anything in your home!

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Suggested donation: $30

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August 19, 2021

 6-8 PM

Join Darcy from Furnish Studio + Salvage as we restore a piece of furniture together! This class is designed so you can get your hands dirty, practice on a real piece, and ask all the questions you want! Furniture will be provided, and we will talk through and perform all the steps needed to prep, make small repairs, paint, and protect the new finish. 

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Suggested donation: $30

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July 29th, 2021

 6-8 PM

If you've ever wondered, "Where else can I put a plant in this room?" or "What can I do with this old light fixture?" then we have the class for you! Join our volunteer instructor, Shannon Haskin, and learn to turn unwanted light fixtures into objects of beauty and life. 

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 12. Suggested donation: $30

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July 15, 2021

 6-8 PM

Got an older furniture piece with beautiful potential? Fix it up with simple upholstery techniques! This class will provide hands-on practice with fabric, staples, and tacks so you can restyle to your heart's content. 

 

Practice on one of our pieces, or bring your own. No experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Free; suggested donation: $30

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July 8, 2021

 6-8 PM

Why won’t my machine sew? Can it be saved? How do I keep my favorite jeans wearable? Get answers to all your sewing questions from the ReStore's own sewing guru, Kayren McKnight! Spots are limited, so reserve your seat today.

Machines will be available for use; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Free; suggested donation: $30

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July 1, 2021

 6-8 PM

Customize a home décor item using salvaged materials from the ReStore! Choose your own from our broad selection of phrases and paint colors. It's an easy way to upcycle and create ​something special.

All materials provided; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Free; suggested donation: $30

Upcycled Garden

with SEED Lab @Anchorage Museum
Come to this FREE workshop and learn to reuse salvaged materials in your garden!
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June 24th, 2021

 6-8 PM

Why won’t my machine sew? Can it be saved? How do I keep my favorite jeans wearable? Get answers to all your sewing questions from the ReStore's own sewing guru, Kayren McKnight! Spots are limited, so reserve your seat today.

Machines will be available for use; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Free; suggested donation: $30

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June 10th, 2021

 6-8 PM

If you've ever wondered, "Where else can I put a plant in this room?" or "What can I do with this old light fixture?" then we have the class for you! Join our volunteer instructor, Shannon Haskin, and learn to turn unwanted light fixtures into objects of beauty and life. 

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 12. Suggested donation: $30

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June 3rd, 2021

 6-8 PM

Join Darcy from Furnish Studio + Salvage as we restore a piece of furniture together! This class is designed so you can get your hands dirty, practice on a real piece, and ask all the questions you want! Furniture will be provided, and we will talk through and perform all the steps needed to prep, make small repairs, paint, and protect the new finish. 

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Suggested donation: $30

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May 27th, 2021

5-7 PM

Take Land Acknowledgements further, and create your own. Recognize the stewardship of the Dena'ina people by upcycling political signs with our volunteer instructor, artist and curator Melissa Shaginof. Learn how Land Acknowledgments can help make Dgheyaytnu (Anchorage) a more equitable and truthful place.

All materials included; no experience necessary.

Maximum participants: 10. Free; suggested donation: $30.