Central Avenue Mercantile offers  workshops through their association with Making it Mine Workshop LLC. (MIM), who has been doing  workshops like this for several years.  When Central Avenue Mercantile opened in November of 2019, MIM jumped at the change to have a permanent location to work from. We hope you stop by to see us soon. 

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What are workshops all about?

Workshops are about FUN! And we have lots of ways for you to do that. From painting things like signs or doormats to string art to pour paint, and more!


While most of the workshops we offer deal with painting and crafts, we also have other instructors that teach a variety of topics.  Do you have something to teach?

Here's what a typical sign painting workshop is like.

Here's an unpainted Project ready to go.

Here's what it looks like when completed.

Here's what it looks like when completed.

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This is how it starts.  The board is put together and sanded and the laser cut shapes and letters are ready to go. You select the paint colors you want, grab  a brush, and have at it!  You paint it and glue it together. Just totally fun.

Here's what it looks like when completed.

Here's what it looks like when completed.

Here's what it looks like when completed.

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You can see here the colors we used and how we arranged the items. But let us assure you, guests in our workshops see it totally different!  They do their own thing, and so can you.  Like they used to say - "have it your way"

Show me the projects!

Here's what it looks like when completed.

Show me the projects!

Click below to see our projects.  We have many to choose from and you can find one that's perfect for your home's decor.


Please take a look also at some of our UNIQUE PROJECTS.  These are some new and trending ideas, and we are happy to offer them.


When you've selected the perfect project, you click it to add to cart, then checkout and pay and just show up with your group.

Would you like to host a party?

Do you have a group of co-workers, friends or family that need some time out?  How about a bachelorette party or a birthday party?  Any occasion is good for a workshop.


Hosting a workshop is easy.  About all you do is pick a date & time (cost $25 to reserve) and get your people there. We do the rest. But the best part is you get your project free for hosting! 


Are you ready to get started? Just email us at the address below and give us your name, phone number, and the date and time you would like.  Or you can call us: 563-227-7590.

email:  centralmercantiledbq@gmail.com