Home Staging to Love It or List It (incl book and some mat’l)

Starts from: 11/13/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGS1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like affordable solutions to update your tired home? OR Are you looking to declutter and downsize in the near future? This course will help you redesign your living space to create an ideal setting to enjoy now or to attract potential buyers. Studies show that on-trend, staged homes sell for more money and in less time. Why not come and learn about a whole new world of color palettes and furniture arranging to make more space, simple decluttering, and inexpensive ways to update your décor, all in just four weeks. After that, the only question for your new space will be, “Should I love it, or should I list it?”

Home Staging to Love It or List It (incl book and some mat’l)

Starts from: 11/13/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGS1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like affordable solutions to update your tired home? OR Are you looking to declutter and downsize in the near future? This course will help you redesign your living space to create an ideal setting to enjoy now or to attract potential buyers. Studies show that on-trend, staged homes sell for more money and in less time. Why not come and learn about a whole new world of color palettes and furniture arranging to make more space, simple decluttering, and inexpensive ways to update your décor, all in just four weeks. After that, the only question for your new space will be, “Should I love it, or should I list it?”

Home Staging to Love It or List It (incl book and some mat’l)

Starts from: 11/13/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGS1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like affordable solutions to update your tired home? OR Are you looking to declutter and downsize in the near future? This course will help you redesign your living space to create an ideal setting to enjoy now or to attract potential buyers. Studies show that on-trend, staged homes sell for more money and in less time. Why not come and learn about a whole new world of color palettes and furniture arranging to make more space, simple decluttering, and inexpensive ways to update your décor, all in just four weeks. After that, the only question for your new space will be, “Should I love it, or should I list it?”

“Take a Seat”: Beginning Upholstery, Includes Chair (small class size)

Starts from: 1/15/2019

$229

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    CAU1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

We’re so excited to offer a beginner’s upholstery class, complete with a chair to re-create and complete with your own flair. This boot camp-style class is four intensive days of top-notch chair refinery. The tools are here, the materials are here, the paint finishes are here, and the restoration techniques are here. Combine this with an awesome, French-style, oval-back chair and you have the makings of a fabulous addition to your stunning home. Fabric must be pre-approved by instructor, and tear-down of existing material must be complete before class begins. Details provided at registration. This class has a maximum of six students. Call early!!

Divine Decor: Intro to Interior Design (incl some mat’l)

Starts from: 1/16/2019

$119

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGD1002
  • Duration
    8 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This interactive class is designed to teach the basics of good interior design, including color schemes, space planning, window treatments, and many other design issues to help you become adept at decorating your home. Have fun with fabric samples, and learn how to do floor plans and color boards. You’ll discover the design style that best suits your individual needs and dreams.

Florida Landscaping Series (Take All 4 & Save)

Starts from: 1/26/2019

$139

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGL1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The series includes all four workshops: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Designing Your Florida-Friendly Yard, Florida-Friendly Plants for Sarasota, and Florida-Friendly Trees & Palms. Please see each individual workshop description for additional information about that specific workshop. Each workshop allows time for questions, answers and brief discussions of the various landscape topics within the series. Bring note-taking material and a bag lunch. FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

Class meets every OTHER week. BRING A BAG LUNCH
What students say: “Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process.”

Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Starts from: 1/26/2019

$39

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGL1010
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Discuss in detail the Nine Principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping. Learn how plants work and what they need to grow, the composition and importance of soils, what to look for when choosing plants, and some important laws that affect us. Leave the class with a basic understanding of Florida-friendly landscaping, how your home affects the greater community, and what you can do to help keep our environment healthy. Bring note-taking material and a bag lunch. FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

BRING A BAG LUNCH.
What students say: “Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process.”

Making Hypertufa Plant Containers (incl mat’l)

Starts from: 1/28/2019

$39

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGP1002
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Hypertufa containers are natural-looking garden pots that anyone can make. These vessels are lighter weight than cement, making them portable. They are also weather resistant. Learn to make these unique containers during this workshop. Materials are provided.

Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

Easy Upholstery (incl. some mat’ls)

Starts from: 1/28/2019

$99

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HG1002
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Creativity and making the best of what is on hand are the everyday realities for Bud Boyer. Through the years he has owned and operated Boyer Enterprises, specializing in hard surface flooring, and bathroom and kitchen remodeling. On the side he has reupholstered every imaginable kind of furniture. This class will focus on beginner upholstery. Join us and learn the basics to recycle and up-cycle furniture. Please bring a small project to work on.

Creativity and making the best of what’s on hand are everyday realities for Bud Boyer. Through the years he has owned and operated Boyer Enterprises, specializing in hard surface flooring and bathroom and kitchen remodeling. On the side, he has reupholstered every imaginable kind of furniture. This class will focus on beginner upholstery. Join us and learn the basics to recycle and up-cycle furniture.

Home Staging to Love It or List It (incl book and some mat’l)

Starts from: 1/29/2019

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGS1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like affordable solutions to update your tired home? OR Are you looking to declutter and downsize in the near future? This course will help you redesign your living space to create an ideal setting to enjoy now or to attract potential buyers. Studies show that on-trend, staged homes sell for more money and in less time. Why not come and learn about a whole new world of color palettes and furniture arranging to make more space, simple decluttering, and inexpensive ways to update your décor, all in just four weeks. After that, the only question for your new space will be, “Should I love it, or should I list it?”

Growing & Propogating Antique Roses (incl some mat’l) – North Port

Starts from: 2/4/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGRN1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Think you can’t grow roses? Gary Patton will prove you wrong! He will talk about the history of antique roses and provide information on growing them. He’ll show examples of some varieties and colors available. He’ll also tell you where antique roses exist in the local community and reference vendors where antique roses can be purchased. Students will propagate an antique rose from cuttings supplied by the instructor. FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

Furniture Painting: Back to Basics

Starts from: 2/8/2019

$0

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGF1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Designing Your Florida Yard

Starts from: 2/9/2019

$39

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGL1020
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class is about the design process in landscaping. Why do we landscape in the first place? We’ll talk about the planning and design process, elements and principles of design, site inventory and analysis, various stages in design development, the elements needed in a landscape plan, how to estimate the cost of the design, and documenting the process. Leave the class with a better understanding of how to plan and create your own landscape design, and what to look for in designs by others. Bring note-taking material and a bag lunch. FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

BRING A BAG LUNCH.
What students say: “Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process.”

Attract Butterflies to Your Yard (incl plants)

Starts from: 2/19/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGB1002
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Discover how to attract butterflies to your landscapes. Find out which trees, shrubs, and flowers are used as larva food and nectar sources for butterflies and their caterpillars. We will review butterfly gardens and things you may be doing that are detrimental to butterflies.

Florida-Friendly Plants for Sarasota

Starts from: 2/23/2019

$39

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGL1030
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn about what makes a quality landscape, how to keep a healthy lawn, and discover an online resource to help you choose the right plants. Most of the class discusses specific Florida-friendly plants for Sarasota, including turfgrass, flowering plants, groundcovers, vines, shrubs, and native grasses. You’ll leave the class with a better understanding of which plants and turfgrass are most suitable for the Sarasota area. Bring note-taking materials and a bag lunch. FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

BRING A BAG LUNCH.
What students say: “Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process.”

Container Gardening (incl soil & plants) – North Port

Starts from: 2/27/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HCGN1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Container gardening is very popular today, since so many of us have small landscapes or live in condos. Containers are a perfect solution for those looking to bring color and interest and/or fresh herbs to a home with limited gardening space. The variety of lovely and unique containers, as well as the vast color palette of plants appropriate for containers, makes this type of gardening exciting and fun. The instructor demonstrates ways to make your containers sparkle throughout the year. Discover the secrets to a successfully blooming mini garden. Bring your own container (one you can carry when full) and design your own small garden in class. Plants (including both veggies & decorative plants) are provided by the instructor and are included in your class fee. CLASS FEE IS NONREFUNDABLE.

Successful Backyard Fruit Growing (incl tastings & plants)

Starts from: 3/5/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HCH1002
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The instructor will provide a complementary fruiting plant and samples of fruit in season. The instructor will review types of fruiting trees, shrubs, and vines that grow in the area, and will also provide instructions for planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and growing requirements for various fruit trees. A PowerPoint presentation will show fruit trees in the instructor’s landscape. Students who have taken this class rave about it; Gary’s tips and tricks will help you coax fruit out of your own yard!

Participants will take home a small planting.

Florida-Friendly Trees & Palms

Starts from: 3/9/2019

$39

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGL1040
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn the importance of and differences between trees and palms, how to select them from a nursery, how to properly plant and establish them, how to maintain them, and how to protect existing trees and palms from damage. We’ll discuss how trees increase property values, reduce cooling and heating costs, protect us from winds, and aid in our overall health. We’ll learn about mulches, fertilizers, irrigation, and proper pruning techniques, and discuss specific trees and palms for Sarasota. Bring note-taking materials and a bag lunch. FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

BRING A BAG LUNCH.
What students say: “Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process.”

Attract Butterflies to Your Yard (incl plants) – North Port

Starts from: 3/12/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGBN1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Discover how to attract butterflies to your landscapes. Find out which trees, shrubs, and flowers are used as larva food and nectar sources for butterflies and their caterpillars. We will review butterfly gardens and things you may be doing that are detrimental to butterflies.

Divine Decor II: Includes Field Trips

Starts from: 3/13/2019

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGD2001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The Level II class will consist of four areas: One class will focus on floor coverings with a field trip to Pro Source. Another week you will learn about the technical side of window treatments and bedding, such as how to figure yardage and cuts, including a field trip to a local drapery workroom. The other two weeks will concentrate on accessorizing and carrying out your room design to the max, and budgeting your room. Your class project will be a color board showing the accessories and placement to take your room design to the final stage. Each week will include some lab time to work on your class project, with week four being “show and tell” for everyone’s project. Prerequisite: Divine Decor I or teacher approval.

Container Gardening (incl Soil & Plants)

Starts from: 3/25/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGC1002
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Container gardening is very popular today, since so many of us have small landscapes or live in condos. Containers are a perfect solution for those looking to bring color and interest and/or fresh herbs to a home with limited gardening space. The variety of lovely and unique containers, as well as the vast color palette of plants appropriate for containers, makes this type of gardening exciting and fun. The instructor demonstrates ways to make your containers sparkle throughout the year. Discover the secrets to a successfully blooming mini garden. Bring your own container (one you can carry when full) and design your own small garden in class. Plants (including both veggies & decorative plants) are provided by the instructor and are included in your class fee. CLASS FEE IS NONREFUNDABLE.

You should bring your own container – any size up to 20″ diameter – and small hand tools. Limit the size of the container to what you can carry after it is filled with soil and plants. Flowering plants and herbs will be provided as part of the fee.

Mining for Metals: Furniture Painting

Starts from: 3/29/2019

$0

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    HGM1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION