Free* "How-To" Workshops

A Very Vintage Affair™ is pleased to offer free* "how-to" workshops throughout both days of our festival + market. Learn many valuable "how-to" techniques from skilled handcrafters and artisans. Our workshops are free* and seating is first come-first served. Workshops will be added as details are finalized. We expect to host approximately 16 different workshops throughout our two-day event.


* As a part of our Covid-19 plan, & in the event of restricted capacity in our workshops, we will sell "Preferred Seating" Tickets for up to 25 attendees per workshop. Tickets offer both "guaranteed" seating in the event of Covid-19 restrictions & will also offer "best access and reserved" seating in the front rows of each workshop.  Tickets are $3 each (total $4.82 including Eventbrite fees) & go on sale beginning February 1, 2021 @ Eventbrite (link here --> Eventbrite).

Build A Blanket Ladder

(using 3 easy tools you probably have at home)

Friday, March 19th @ 10:00 a.m.

Sponsored By: Inkwood Crafters

on FB as @inkwoodcrafters and online at InkwoodCrafters.com

We're so blessed to have Leah, the "one woman show" behind Inkwood Crafters, hosting a workshop! Leah will share tips and tricks for using a jig saw, nailer, and drill, as well as important safety precautions of working with these tools. You'll learn step-by-step how to create a fun project for your home, plus some fun finishing techniques you'll love as well! You'll leave this workshop inspired and ready to grab your toolbelt! 

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Create An Ocean Inspired

Resin Jewelry Box

Saturday, March 20th @ 3:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Ashma Creations Fine Arts on FB as @ashmacreationsfinearts

We're SO excited to have Marcy, the resin artist behind Ashma Creations Fine Arts, sponsoring a workshop!  Marcy will share best practices, safety precautions, and various methods of working with resin. You'll learn each step of the process and be ready to create your own masterpiece. Marcy will have DIY Kits available for purchase following the workshop with all the "parts and pieces" you'll need to create your own ocean inspired jewelry box. Day and Time: TBA

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DIY A Vintage Inspired Spring Basket & Stage/Style A Vignette

Friday, March 19th @ 12:00 noon

Sponsored By: Sweet Tea Makery

on FB as @sweetteamakery

We are blessed beyond measure to have Peggy, the home stylist and blogger behind Sweet Tea Makery, hosting a workshop for A Very Vintage Affair™! Peggy believes that everyone has the ability to make their home beautiful and the creativity to infuse it with their own personal style. Peggy will inspire you with her creative ideas and designer tips and tricks and will send you off ready to design your own spring masterpiece!

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Help Your Kids Eat Healthy(ier) & Love It ... Without Being Overwhelmed)

Saturday, March 20th @ 12:00 noon

Sponsored By: Sarah Johnson, MPH (Specializing In Nutrition)

On Instagram @_holisticmama_

and FB @srjohnson616

We are super excited to have Sarah Johnson, MPH specializing in nutrition (a twins-plus-one mom, obstacle course racing junkie and holistic health & wellness coach), hosting a workshop for A Very Vintage Affair™! Sarah's passion is empowering moms at every phase of the "healthy food journey." This workshop is ideal for the mom who sees the need for offering healthy food options for her children, but isn't sure where to begin. And, it's also a perfect space for those moms already making healthy choices for their children, but looking for a few more creative options for every day. You'll learn where healthy eating begins, get some extra tips and tricks for making healthy food both easy and fun, and find out what to look for (and what to avoid) in "quick" snacks (like pre-packaged items from the grocery store). Sarah will provide you with an arsenal of information to make it easier to choose better options for your family every day!

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Master The Art of Bow Making

Saturday, March 20th @ 2:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Sweet Tea Makery

On FB @sweetteamakery

Peggy, the home stylist and blogger behind Sweet Tea Makery, is joining us at A Very Vintage Affair™ to teach us the secrets to making the perfect bows! This workshop will have tips and tricks for making several different types of bows. You'll be  introduced to a variety of bow makers tools and learn how they are best used. Don't miss this opportunity to learn a new skill or improve your technique and truly master the art of bow making! Peggy will have ribbon "grab bags" available for purchase following the workshop so you will have everything you need to make a beautiful new bow for spring for your home!

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Maximize The Benefits of Using EOs

"Essential Oils 101"

Friday, March 19th @ 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Whitley McDowell, Essential Oil Enthusiast and Owner of A Southern Sweep, LLC

On FB @asouthernsweep

We are delighted to have Whitley McDowell, essential oils enthusiast and owner of A Southern Sweep, LLC hosting a workshop for A Very Vintage Affair™! You'll learn the history of essential oils, what they are and how they can be used, as well as the many benefits of including essential oils in your daily routine. Whitley will share five of the most common essential oils and also introduce you to cleaning your home with essential oils. Whitley will provide you with an arsenal of information to make it easy to introduce these amazing oils into your home!

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Crochet: Basics For Beginners

Saturday, March 20th @ 11:00 a.m.

Sponsored By: Lovable Snuggables

On FB @Lovable-Snuggables

We are delighted to have Angie, the creative artist behind Lovable Snuggables, hosting a workshop at A Very Vintage Affair™! Angie will share the basics of yarns and crochet threads and the various sizes of hooks and how to choose the best one for your project. You'll learn a variety of basic stitches as well as where to find easy crochet patterns and how to read them. Angie will equip you with all you need to successfully complete your first project ... and from there, you'll be "hooked!"

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Clean Clean : Using EOs To Clean Your Home Without Harmful Chemicals

Saturday, March 20th @ 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Whitley McDowell, Essential Oil Enthusiast and Owner of A Southern Sweep, LLC

On FB @asouthernsweep

We are so pleased to have Whitley McDowell, essential oils enthusiast and owner of A Southern Sweep, LLC hosting workshops for A Very Vintage Affair™! In this second workshop on the benefits of essential oils, Whitley will share how to clean your home using "clean" products and will talk about how to tackle the various rooms in your home. She'll also share the many benefits of using clean products for your cleaning vs. using products with harmful chemicals and will warn you about one of the most harmful ingredients you'll see on product labels. You'll leave feeling empowered to make easy and positive changes for the health of your home!

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Get Started With Beekeeping

Friday, March 19th @ 2:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Stan Janiak, Certified Beekeeper and Director for Education w/ Blackwater Beekeepers Association

On FB @blackwaterbeekeepers and online at blackwaterbeekeepers.org

We are so excited to have Stan Janiak, certified beekeeper and Director for Education with Blackwater Beekeepers Association, hosting a workshop for A Very Vintage Affair™! Have you ever wondered "How To Get Started With Beekeeping"? If so, don't miss this opportunity to have all of your questions answered! Stan will introduce you to bees and beekeeping supplies, how to properly handle bees, the harvesting of honey and wax, and so much more. Plus, Stan will bring a Bee Observation Hive so you can watch the bees in action. You'll leave with a new love and appreciation for the marvelous honey bee!! 

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Maximize The Benefits of

Cold Pressed Juicing

Friday, March 19th @ 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 20th @ 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Juice N Tingz

On FB @juicentingz and online at JuiceNTingz.com

We're so very pleased to have Jon, a native of Horry County, a US Marine Corp Veteran, and the owner of Juice N Tingz, sponsoring workshops for A Very Vintage Affair™! Jon will share the significant health benefits of cold pressed juicing, including the importance of delivering vitamins and minerals to the body in the most efficient, bioavailable way possible. He'll also discuss the pairing of fruits and vegetables and demonstrate how to effectively operate a cold press juicer. You'll leave Jon's workshop encouraged to add cold pressed juicing to your health routine!

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Transform Raw Wood Into Custom Décor

Friday, March 19th @ 3:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Board & Brush NMB 

On FB @boardandbrushnmbsc and online at boardandbrush.com/northmyrtlebeach

We are over the moon excited to have Jordynn, co-owner and creative design artist with Board & Brush NMB, hosting a workshop for A Very Vintage Affair™! Jordynn will set your inner artist free as she guides you through the process of transforming raw wood Into custom décor. You'll learn techniques to distress your wood to give it the perfect vintage feel. Then, Jordynn will show you how sanding and choosing the proper stains or paints will enhance the look. Finally, she'll teach you techniques for stenciling and finishing your projects. You'll walk away ready to create amazing décor for your own home or a unique, personalized gift for a friend ... AND with a Board & Brush NMB discount coupon!

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Chalk Paint On Furniture

Friday, March 19th @ 5:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Inkwood Crafters

Official Retailer of Country Chic Paint

on FB as @inkwoodcrafters and online at InkwoodCrafters.com

Y'all ... we're SO delighted that Leah, the "one woman show" behind Inkwood Crafters, will be teaching us "How To Chalk Paint On Furniture!" Leah has a passion for breathing new life into old, forgotten pieces and making them purposeful and pretty again. You'll learn the basics of prepping your piece for paint and tips for choosing the proper brushes and tools. Leah will introduce you to her favorite chalk paints and share some tips on choosing the best colors to create the finish your want.  She'll discuss the ins and outs of distressing your piece and will have one BIG surprise to introduce you to elevating your projects to the next level! Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to upcycle items in your own home (or those you find on the curb) into something incredible! 

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Transform Your Décor:

Painting Techniques

Saturday, March 20th @ 10:00 a.m.

Sponsored By: Board & Brush NMB

On FB @boardandbrushnmbsc and online at boardandbrush.com/northmyrtlebeach

We're so happy to have Jordynn, co-owner and creative design artist with Board & Brush NMB, hosting workshops for A Very Vintage Affair™! In this workshop you'll learn two different painting techniques, a "wash" and a "dry brush." The techniques that Jordynn shares will give you the power to transform your home's décor, easily and affordably! You'll walk away ready to paint the moon ... AND with a Board & Brush NMB discount coupon!

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Make A Memory Quilt Using Your Child's (or Loved One's) Old Tshirts

Friday, March 19th @ 11:00 a.m.

Sponsored By: Jessie Geise of

Geise Longarm Quilting

We're delighted to have Jessie Geise, of Geise Longarm Quilters, hosting a workshop for A Very Vintage Affair™! In this workshop Jessie will teach you how to make a t-shirt quilt with your child's (or loved one's) old t-shirts to preserve important memories. You'll learn the importance of stabilizing the stretchy t-shirt fabric and how to accomplish this. Watch as Jessie starts with cutting the t-shirt and moves through the entire process of creating your first quilling block. You'll walk away ready to dig out those old t-shirts and start your first project! 

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Chalk Paint On Furniture

Friday, March 19th @ 5:00 p.m.

Sponsored By: Inkwood Crafters

Official Retailer of Country Chic Paint

on FB as @inkwoodcrafters and online at InkwoodCrafters.com

Y'all ... we're SO delighted that Leah, the "one woman show" behind Inkwood Crafters, will be teaching us "How To Chalk Paint On Furniture!" Leah has a passion for breathing new life into old, forgotten pieces and making them purposeful and pretty again. You'll learn the basics of prepping your piece for paint and tips for choosing the proper brushes and tools. Leah will introduce you to her favorite chalk paints and share some tips on choosing the best colors to create the finish your want.  She'll discuss the ins and outs of distressing your piece and will have one BIG surprise to introduce you to elevating your projects to the next level! Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to upcycle items in your own home (or those you find on the curb) into something incredible! 

Purchase "Preferred Seating" Ticket

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