Join us for occasional after hours learning experiences called Whisper Workshops. We’ll have guest speakers on a wide range of topics and have fun learning something new together in a relaxed atmosphere! Check out our Facebook page for updated events.
* Limited to 12 guests each workshop
* $20-$25 fee includes drinks, munchies and a special take home gift
* 15% off your shopping
* Register in-store or call 630-248-4043 during business hours
"Sip, Shop and Charcuterie
Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, 2020
Sip, shop and charcuterie...join us for a fun evening of wine and cheese! In this hands-on workshop, Lindsey Montgomery of Bash Board Cheese & Charcuterie Co. will take you through the step-by-step process of how she designs her gorgeous charcuterie boards. While you create your own, Kate Vance of Bubbles & Vines will be sharing the secrets of successful wine and food pairing. After some grazing, sipping and shopping, you'll take home your creation on a beautiful 9x6 wood board handmade by WMH owner, Scott Morrow. Also joining us, Brooke Bartlett of Practical Girl Designs with a pop-up shop of her amazing hand-chiseled granite and marble cheese boards.
Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6, 2020
Gals, treat yourself to a fun night out of sipping, shopping and DIY! Annemarie Ruiz, owner of Humble Organics, will take us through the creative process of making our very own "Pure Love" bath bombs! You'll finish with four packaged in a beautiful box. Perfect for gifting, or keep them for yourself and enjoy a little self-care on a cold winter's night!
"Post Holiday Help"
Tuesday, January 21 and Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The tree is down, the guests are gone and winter is settling in. So now what?! Let us help you kick off the new year with some post holiday help for your home! We'll share some tips for refreshing rooms now that Christmas decor is gone, and we'll share ideas you can implement to make your home more efficient during the cold winter months...and all year long! WMH owners, Scott & Heidi Morrow, team up to teach and inspire.
Monday, December 2 and Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Amy Watkins of Tiny Bouquets will be with us for two nights to walk us through the steps of creating beautiful "winter white" petite floral arrangements. Each participant will make two; the idea, in this season of giving, is that you will keep one and give the other away!
"Make It and Take It"
Wednesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 24, 2019
Let's have some DIY fun! Using foam (wood grain look) pumpkins as shown, we'll guide you through the process of adding faux florals to the top, creating your very own sophisticated fall decor! You'll want to display your one-of-a-kind piece right through Thanksgiving!
"Mom Hacks 101"
Tuesday, September 17 and Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The beginning of a new school year means getting back on a schedule and getting life organized, right? Moms of young children are busy women who are often short on time, so we want to help! Jen Dina, local designer (Jen Dina Interiors) and mom to young children, joins us once again, to offer lots of creative ideas on systems you can put in place to make life easier! Grab a friend, join the conversation, share some of your own ideas and be inspired! You don’t want to miss!
"Creative Outdoor Entertaining"
Monday, June 24 and Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Whether a neighborhood Fourth of July cookout or an elegant al fresco dinner with friends, we've got creative ideas to inspire all of your summer entertaining! We'll cover everything from table and patio decor, party themes, games, recipes and more!
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Ready for spring? We are too! Let us inspire you with ways to add touches of spring to your home...20 ideas for just 20 bucks! Everything from tablescapes to door and porch decor to festive food and drinks...we will share a wide variety of creative ideas that you can easily duplicate on your own.
"Learning Your Love Language"
Tuesday, February 12 and Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Just in time for Valentine’s Day...come learn about the five love languages (based on the books by Gary Chapman) and discover which one is yours! The theory is that people tend to naturally give love the way that they like to receive love...a theory that can be applied to your relationships with your spouse, your children or your friends. A fun interactive workshop whether you come on your own or with your significant other! We’re excited to have Lars and Katie Stromberg lead the discussion. Katie is a part of our Whisper Me Home team, and Lars is lead pastor at Hinsdale Covenant Church. ALSO! We are delighted to partner with our friends at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory who will be providing some decadent Valentine goodies and special offers to our guests!
"Coordinate the Chaos!"
Tuesday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Do you struggle to find room for all of the things in your home? Would you like to have less stuff to manage? Tired of paper clutter? Michelle Kinney, owner of Bloom Organizing, will present a number of trends for organizing your home as well as some favorite organizing products. She’ll touch on topics like reducing clutter, keeping the things you love, preparing for the unexpected, and eco-organizing. Kick off the New Year with new goals for getting organized…we’ll provide the tools and inspiration!
"Front Door Decor & More"
Monday, November 12; Tuesday, November 13; Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Decorating for the holidays can be a big job--but it should also be fun! Let us help with the outside of your home by offering some fresh, on-trend decor ideas! A seasonal wreath...a beautiful planter...a porch vignette. These are the kinds of things that can boost curb appeal and welcome friends and family with warmth and style. We are delighted to have local designer, Jen Dina, join us for the evening. Jen will inspire you with her creative ideas and solutions for the front door and more!
“Taking on Tablescapes”
Tuesday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The holidays are right around the corner which means many of us will be entertaining! Whether you’re having a cozy dinner party with just a few good friends or hosting a large group for Thanksgiving, you can set a beautiful table without breaking the bank! Come get lots of great budget-friendly ideas for creative centerpieces. We will even make a little something to take home. So be ready to DIY and be inspired!
Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Our August workshop had such a great response and such a long wait list that we are doing two encore presentations! Do you have trouble knowing what to do with your bookshelves, mantles or coffee tables? Or how to change them out seasonally? This workshop will tackle those very jobs! Come hear lots of great ideas and be inspired! We will be joined once again by Paula Buttel who brings 40 years of retail and design experience. Call a friend and join us for a fun evening!
Wednesday, August 15 and Thursday, August 16, 2018
Do you have trouble knowing what to do with your bookshelves, mantles or coffee tables? Or how to change them out seasonally? This workshop will tackle those very jobs! Come hear lots of great ideas and be inspired! We will be joined once again by Paula Buttel who brings 40 years of retail and design experience. Call a friend and join us for a fun evening!
“Mini Home Makeovers”
Wednesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 14, 2018
We are super excited to announce our very first Whisper Workshop! Join us for lots of design ideas as we talk about easy ways to refresh spaces in and outside your home. Bring your questions and share some of your own best practices. We are pleased to have Paula Buttel join us as our guest speaker. Paula brings 40 years of design and retail experience and will surely inspire you!