On Saturday, April 27, 2013, join us at Impact Thrift Stores Feasterville for ECOfest Home Show, a day filled with valuable information, interactive (free!) workshops, and easy ideas you can implement in your home today.
Workshops: Where Home Decor Meets Sustainability!
From Noon to 5:30 pm, enjoy 4 different workshops focusing on your home and how you can spruce it up in an ECO-friendly way!
• 12-1:00pm “Get Organized…for Good!”, Audrey Cupo of A Better Space
o Learn how to “Make an Impact” by Eliminating Clutter. Audrey is passionate about helping others get organized. No matter who you are or where you are in your life, you can get organized and stay organized, once and for all! Your home will thank you and you will feel lighter in the process. Promise!
Audrey Cupo: Audrey is a professional organizer who specializes in residential organizing. She can organize any room in your home, from attics to basements and any room in between. Having always been neat and organized gives her the opportunity as a professional organizer to show you the secrets she has developed in her own life. Anyone can adopt these techniques and achieve the same results when they are shown how. Not only does she physically work to organize a room, or even an entire home, she also works along with you to teach you how to easily maintain the systems she has put into place. Visit www.4abetterspace.com to learn more. Audrey can also be reached at email@example.com.
• 1:30-2:30pm “Furniture Rehab”, Roger Foster of Impact Thrift Stores
o Have a chair in need of a face lift…Give new life to vintage, antique and mid-century furniture. Learn the techniques you need to makeover thrifted furniture to a covetable high standard.
Roger Foster: With almost four decades of wood working experience, Roger’s background in the furniture arts is long and varied. He started his training with his father in a small shop in his parents garage. Upon graduation from high school, he took a job with world renowned woodworker George Nakashima in Solebury, PA.,studying and working with some of the best cabinetmakers in the area. Several years later, Roger started his own business, Foster Furniture in upper Bucks Co.which he still operates on a part time basis today. Foster Furniture does furniture refinishing, repair, and reupholstery as well as custom orders and design. Roger says, “I feel,one of the most important things we can do, is use more of what we already have and give new purpose to items that some think of as trash” If you have any questions, Roger can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 3:00-4:00pm “Fabric Facelifts” Beth Allen of DIY Hip Chicks
o Use fabric to transform your home on a budget– Fast fabric facelifts could be just the thing to update your space. Project ideas for every sewing skill level and comfort zone—even have no-sew fabric projects! Learn to upholster a headboard, cornace board, make pillows and more…
Beth Allen is a seasoned Do-It-Yourself chick, licensed contractor, registered nurse, entrepreneur, blogger, and educator. As founder of HIP Chicks (a.k.a. Home Improvement Project Chicks), Beth has built a fun, practical, and money saving DIY resource for women. HIP Chicks offers a blog, videos, and workshops to make the DIY world easy and uncomplicated for women. HIP Chicks has been featured on 6 ABC, NBC 10, PHL 17, Fox 29, and BEN FM. She is currently writing a DIY book and producing her own DIY video series. Beth’s goal to to build smart, capable, and confident women homeowners. Beth and her sassy sidekick, Henrietta, live in Horsham, PA with a very supportive husband and three handy sons. Visit Beth’s website www.diyhipchicks.com or contact her directly at email@example.com
• 4:30- 5:30pm “Design on a Dime”, Jeannie Weber of Oskar Huber Furniture
o Discover great ideas to decorate your home on a budget with thrifted design ideas that you can apply all over the house. Jeannie will talk furniture, accessories, how to scour thrift stores, and more. You’ll learn what purchases are worthwhile investments and great ideas for re-purposing, re-using.
Jeannie Weber: I left a career in real estate in 1989 to develop my talents as a designer. For 20 years I have been engaged in sales and design at Oskar Huber Furniture & Design in Southampton. Recognizing the tremendous impact environment has on one’s psyche, I work diligently to meld the physical and psychological elements of design. I am committed to listening to the needs of my clients, weaving personal preferences into the final design. I believe that “the home is a reflection of the heart” which brings a unique touch to all my projects. Please email me for an appointment firstname.lastname@example.org
This event will be held at our Feasterville Impact Thrift Store: 91 E. Street Road @ Bustleton Pike, Feasterville, PA
Interested in attending a workshop? Want more info about the event? Please RSVP and contact Tamika Miller,email@example.com or by phone 267.387.0030, x5111.
ALSO… Metal/Electronics Recycling Event
From 9 am to 2 pm, 611 Metals Recycling will be set up behind the store to accept your non-working electronics such as computers, radios, sound systems, etc. No TVs will be accepted. 611 Metals will also accept old and rusty metal patio furniture, file cabinets and basically… anything metal. All of your recyclable donations translate into funds for our supported charities.