Enjoy a Fun and unique hands-on DIY (Do it Yourself) experience complete with complimentary wine, beer and munchies at the bar in Circa, while you create your very own coat rack re-using vintage elements salvaged from Beacon Hill brownstones and 150-year-old Boston buildings. Circa is the unique event venue that doubles as the back showroom of Restoration Resources, Boston’s 7,000 sq. ft. retail store, regarded nationwide as a treasure trove of one of a kind salvaged finds that include antique architectural salvage, furnishings and unusual artifacts, rescued from historical Boston area buildings undergoing demolition or renovation.
Considered a master in upcycled furnishings, Instructor and Vintage Vagabond owner, Amy Chenette provides the direction and tools you need to sand, paint, drill and transform reclaimed bead board, window trim, or wooden mantel parts and salvaged stair spindles into functional coat racks and pieces for hanging anything from clothing to dog leashes! Paint and distress the antique wood to match your decor, or keep the original patina. Enjoy meeting new friends as Amy guides and inspires you to use your imagination to craft your very own, one-of-a-kind as well as eco-friendly coveted conversation piece! Plus, enjoy a private shopping experience, where you can Sip, See Salvage, and Stroll through Restoration Resources, a museum of sorts of Boston history, for gifts, souvenirs or something for your own home, all offered at special holiday discounts! FREE parking. Please RSVP ASAP as space is limited!
Fee: Fee includes complimentary wine, beer, soda, and light refreshments and covers instructors, all salvaged materials, supplies and paint as well as! The event takes place in the unique venue, Circa, at Restoration Resources, a two-time recipient of Boston Magazine’s, “Best of Boston Home, and regarded as “New England’s Premiere source for Antique Architectural Salvage, Vintage Furnishings, and Unique artifacts”.
RSVP soon as this event usually sells out quickly! Sign up for our wait list with your phone number and if we are “sold out” and we will be sure to contact you if a space becomes available! Since this is a workshop, please wear clothing conducive to painting!
Parking: Metered and ample FREE on street parking.Closest T stop is Mass Ave. on the Orange line, or the bus at Dudley station or the Silverline bus which stops on Washington St., just a block from Restoration Resources. Sign-up link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-exclusive-drinks-and-diy-make-a-coat-rack-from-salvage-tickets-40062181062