Shizzle Design | Psst ~ We’re opening our own Shizzle Design’s Paint Studio!
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Psst ~ We’re opening our own Shizzle Design’s Paint Studio!

Psst ~ We’re opening our own Shizzle Design’s Paint Studio!

Over the past two years, our little furniture painting business has grown exponentially outgrowing every space in our homes including the…

GARAGE

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BASEMENT

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LIVING ROOM

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DINING ROOM

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and even our BACKYARD

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It was time to find a place of our own but the cost to lease space in our area is OUTRAGEOUS!!! 

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We’ve looked and looked and looked and prayed and prayed and prayed but couldn’t seem to find anything we could afford.

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Then, just as we were about ready to throw in the towel, we got a lead on a space, checked it out and signed the lease and before we could blink, we were holding the keys to our very own space!!

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Introducing… the new Shizzle Design Paint Studio!  Well, sort of, this is the before shot.  We have a lot of work to do over the next few months but we’re taking our time to do it right and plan out a much more efficient space.

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Cathy and I will be working out of our new Paint Studio which is located at

2018 Chicago Drive in Jenison, MI (Corner of Chicago Dr. & Port Sheldon)  

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It will serve not only as a workshop for ourselves but also for the classes we teach.  With this set up, we plan to offer a variety of weekly workshops and classes.

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We are also very excited to be in a position to start interacting more with our local clientele!

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We’ll be able to offer unique items, special events and super fun workshops!

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Speaking of workshops… Our first scheduled workshop in our new Paint Studio has officially been scheduled.  It is a five hour two color layering and waxing furniture paint workshop on Sunday, November 17th.

Join us for the first Shizzle Style Two Color Layering Furniture Paint Workshop

in our new Studio in Jenison, MI

We are honored that CeCe herself will be here for the event.

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November 17th 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Click HERE for to register

Space is limited

Click here to see many more Shizzle Design Painted Furniture Makeovers

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Click here to see our Shizzle Tips, Tutorials & Video How-To’s

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Click here to see our Funky Finishes

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Check out all our other Painted Furniture Makeovers on our Portfolio Page

a hui hou ~ Shelly

 

 

41 Comments
  • Debbie
    Posted at 21:43h, 18 October Reply

    Congratulations and best of luck!!!

    • Shelly
      Posted at 21:48h, 18 October Reply

      Thank you so much Debbie!! We’ve got our work cut out for us the next few months 🙂

  • La Verne
    Posted at 21:55h, 18 October Reply

    Wow, congrats! A million questions…will there be enough light, is there heat, a bathroom, is it too far off the beaten path, is it the same square footage as home, too far from home to run for an emergency? Way to make a dream happen.

    La Verne@hopeandsalvage.com

    • Shelly
      Posted at 22:01h, 18 October Reply

      There’s ample lighting in place already but we will be adding more, of course there is heat and it is very well insulated, yes there is a bathroom, utility sink as well as an extra faucet and drain, an office, a storage room, an upstairs… It’s located in a great location and the space is much larger than our very humble size 100 year bungalow home and is only 15 minutes from home, less for my sister.

  • JaneEllen
    Posted at 22:17h, 18 October Reply

    Congrats to you all. What a great adventure you’ve set for yourselves. Much good luck and business in the future. Happy weekend

    • Shelly
      Posted at 22:23h, 18 October Reply

      Thanks JaneEllen! I have to take one day at a time right now so I don’t get overwhelmed. We haven’t even had the keys a week yet, so much to ponder…

  • Denise
    Posted at 22:22h, 18 October Reply

    Yeah Shelly! I’m excited to see you new place! How fun! Good for you!

    • Shelly
      Posted at 22:43h, 18 October Reply

      Thanks Denise! We have a long way to go but are excited about the possibilities!

  • thepoetryofpersonalstyle
    Posted at 23:24h, 18 October Reply

    Shelley, I’m so excited for you! This is outstanding news! Congrats!

    • Shelly
      Posted at 23:25h, 18 October Reply

      Thank you!!! Now… hopefully we’ll be able to overcome the added overhead 😉

    • thepoetryofpersonalstyle
      Posted at 23:28h, 18 October Reply

      I don’t why this comment didn’t show up from Betsy@ Coastal-colors. Sorry!

  • stacey moretensen
    Posted at 02:49h, 19 October Reply

    Congratulations! I know you’ll make the space fabulous & enjoy working there. You’ve most certainly earned it. Wishing all the best!! 🙂

  • Small House Under a Big Sky
    Posted at 08:25h, 19 October Reply

    Wow, this is a huge step!! Wishing you the best of luck on your new endeavor. Will this also be for retail sales or just a working studio?

    I have several antique oak County Store displays for sale as well as table top jewelry (with glass top and lock) displays for sale too. If interested I can send pics. I’ll warn you, they are not going for cheap – these are true antiques, VERY unique and I’ve had them restored (new glass top/new metal backing with sliding glass, lock and keys etc.) and put a lot of money into them. 1) 8 ft. long, oak with glass top, sides and back. 2) Candy case with marble base 3) Cigar Case with original label. (The cigar case is a one of a kind piece and very collectible.) They would make amazing paint display cases – or – totally unique bar/serving piece in a home or business.

    • Shelly
      Posted at 08:49h, 19 October Reply

      Thanks Donna! I’m sure your displays are totally awesome but this is already a huge leap for us as we fork out money left and right. There’s a case I’d LOVE to have that’s up in T.C., I admire it every time we’re up there, way out of our budget, but I can dream right?. We are headed in to build shelving today, wish me luck as I popped a rib and can’t get into my chiropractor now until Monday 🙁 We’ll have to see how things evolve as far as posted hours go. Right now, we’re planning the space as a working studio but will be available for customers to pop in with questions, of course we’ll have all the paint & supplies there too… We have a store just up the street that sells our paint that’s open six days a week. We may post limited set hours down the road (and will most likely be there five times longer anyway) but the goal is to cut down on the 90 hours a week we already put in.

  • Susie
    Posted at 10:06h, 19 October Reply

    Congrats! A dream come true. Wish I lived nearby. Much luck.

    • Shelly
      Posted at 19:16h, 19 October Reply

      Thanks Susie!!

  • Carla Rosser
    Posted at 13:49h, 19 October Reply

    Shelly I’m so excited for you and Cathy! You gals are incredible and I really want you to work less than 90 hours a week:)

    • Shelly
      Posted at 19:15h, 19 October Reply

      Thanks Carla! We do too ~ need some time for life. Hoping we’ll be more efficient in our new location and can regain some space at home.

  • Betty Glupker
    Posted at 14:27h, 19 October Reply

    Congratulations gals, you will be so much closer to me now. I know you will do well. I have at least three more pieces I would like to do. Can’t wait to see you again. Betty Glupker!

    • Shelly
      Posted at 19:13h, 19 October Reply

      Thanks Betty!! Love how your first piece turned out too!!

  • Tonya Mannes
    Posted at 14:12h, 20 October Reply

    Congrats ladies!! This is awesome!!

    • Shelly
      Posted at 21:09h, 27 October Reply

      Thanks Tonya!!

  • Cheesehead Ann
    Posted at 14:32h, 20 October Reply

    So exciting you guys…best of luck getting it JUST the way you like. Happy painting and hoping you get your life back at home! 🙂

    • Shelly
      Posted at 21:08h, 27 October Reply

      Thanks Ann!!! Me too!!

  • Steph
    Posted at 17:28h, 20 October Reply

    Congratulations Shelly. Wish I lived close enough to participate in your workshops and see you in action.

    • Shelly
      Posted at 18:51h, 20 October Reply

      Thanks Steph!! Roadtrip ~ lol!!

  • Holly
    Posted at 17:36h, 20 October Reply

    Congratulations on getting that store up and going. Looks fun and “I want to shop there” looking.

    • Shelly
      Posted at 18:49h, 20 October Reply

      I need you to come out and stage everything for me. I want to use a bunch of the barn wood, tin crown molding pieces, some barn light (knock-off’s)… crates, funky up-cycles… to give it personality but I don’t have the staging eye that you do. What’cha doing the next few weeks 😉 ?

  • Raylene
    Posted at 12:34h, 24 October Reply

    After looking of your old work spaces at home, are you going to know how to act with a home that is just for living and not working? Wish I was closer to your new shop so I could come take a class. You have great ideas and love that you post videos for those of us that are new to furniture refinishing and want to be inspired. I know you will do great in your new space. Your enthusiasm is contagious! Keep spreading it.

    • Shelly
      Posted at 21:07h, 27 October Reply

      Thanks Raylene!

  • lisaalso
    Posted at 21:10h, 24 October Reply

    This is sooo exciting! Wish I lived closer so I could see it for myself and take a class or twelve.

    • Shelly
      Posted at 21:06h, 27 October Reply

      Thanks Lisa!

  • Karen
    Posted at 20:49h, 27 October Reply

    I have been waiting for time to write a proper CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am so thrilled for you and Kathy. Hopefully the stress level might come down a few notches, and the joy of creating and teaching will go way up!! I wish I could come to one of the workshops, hopefully in the next year!

    • Shelly
      Posted at 20:54h, 27 October Reply

      Thanks Karen, it’s going SLOW since it’s basically just the two of us and it will be some time before we have everything the way we really want it, but it should be at least functional by the time CeCe comes up here in November.

  • Patty Henning
    Posted at 07:36h, 01 November Reply

    Yay!!!! you guys will be set up and running before you know it – time flies st Mach speed, it seems, when you’re you’re in business… Take time to breathe (and sleep). (Sleep IS important ) and call me if you need any help . My word of advice, build more shelves than you think you’ll need – those go first!! God bless!

    • shellyandrade
      Posted at 08:26h, 01 November Reply

      That’s what we’ve been working on. We bought some for storage then Cathy built a bunch more for the open quarts. Just scored a counter from Steelcase’s Employee Sales and will doctor that up. Everything is going to take time. I’d love things to look super nice, but it’s not going to be the super duper place like you have. Thanks for the inspiration. When I grow up (LOL), I want to be just as successful as you 😉

  • Becky
    Posted at 20:17h, 02 November Reply

    Don’t you just love it when the perfect plan comes together. I wish you much success!

    • shelly andrade
      Posted at 07:44h, 06 November Reply

      Praying all our hard work will pay off but it’s scary having more overhead.

  • Beth
    Posted at 01:00h, 10 November Reply

    So happy for you Shelly!! That;s my dream is to have a place like that. My garage and inner house is fast looking like yours! And i don’t even have a basement!

  • lisa
    Posted at 10:04h, 23 November Reply

    How exciting for you two! I just got my own warehouse/studio space (by the grace of God) at an amazing price for our area! I love it. It is like my version of heaven. I’m holding my first event “open craft night” this month. So excited!!!! xoxox something borrowed something vintage

    • Shelly
      Posted at 10:15h, 23 November Reply

      That’s awesome Lisa!! I’m a nervous wreck having so much more overhead with our new studio, praying God will work through us in amazing ways that only He can comprehend. Your event sounds awesome!! We’re going to open up a variety of workshops too soon.

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