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Furniture painting, chalk paint and shabby chic courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Want to learn to transform your old furniture? Create fresh, modern objects of elegance and comfort from old, with this range of courses and workshops in furniture painting and restoration. Tutors may cover restoring, up-cycling and painting furniture - it's an extremely satisfying business! Learn the techniques of shabby chic, correct sanding, french polishing and painting strokes and how to complete basic repair work.

£145
Dorset
MAKE, PAINT and UPHOLSTER Learn to upholster your very own footstool using modern techniques and materials. Learn how to paint the legs for your stool using the amazing Frenchic Furniture Paint to match or contrast with your fabric. All in a fun and friendly environment here in Wimborne, Dorset and all under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer. All you need to bring is a smile and 1 meter of fabric.
£125
Gloucestershire - Next course on 21st August 2018
Our courses are aimed at those of you who have never painted furniture before, or who have flirted-with but would like to develop their skills. The courses will cover the most basic techniques, along with a generous dose of furniture painting ideas in a relaxed manner. The intention is to cover everything that you need to know to get started in re-styling furniture and the workshop will be very many hands on. Whether you just...
£120
Norfolk
Do you… …like to see new life brought back into old and boring furniture? …have an interest in distressed painted wooden items? …lack experience working with wood or painting it but would love to learn more? If you answered yes to any of the 3 questions above then this is the course for you… About the course: ‘Here’s your chance to learn some wood distressing, finishing and painting skills to produce that vintage country furniture...
£140
Hampshire - Next course on 8th September 2018
"The Complete Chair Makeover" workshop in which we revive a vintage chair with Annie Sloan chalk paint & upholstery. It's a full day and great fun, places are limited to 5 per course so it's ideal for friends to book and come along together! Stephanie (the proprietor of La Di Da and avid upcycler) runs the course and will guide you through step by step. She has a relaxed and friendly style of teaching. A...
£69
Surrey - Next course on 8th September 2018
Learn how to transform furniture using chalk paint Come along and learn how to use this incredible paint, then go away inspired to tackle your projects at home. This is a friendly and relaxed furniture painting workshop set in the gorgeous Summerhouse at Packhouse. During this 3 hour course step by step instruction will be given along with an instruction sheet and the chance to ask any questions. You will have a chance to experiment...
£69
Hampshire - Next course on 25th August 2018
The course runs in our studio near to our shop in Bridge St, Andover. We start with tea & coffee and a chat through projects that you have planned. Topics covered include: - Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses - Application techniques - Colour blending - Wax use & application - Stencilling - Texturing - Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
£60
South Yorkshire - Next course on 26th August 2018
Join us for our monthly furniture painting courses held at our vintage & antique warehouse in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. You will learn how to prep, paint, wax and distress your items of furniture.
£175
Surrey
All courses are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. Number of students: 4 max Price: £175 Duration: 1 Day (0900 - 1700) Day Courses or 3 Evening courses Wednesdays (18:30 to 21:30) I'd like to welcome you to our workshop and in this one day introductory course to hand tools and basic DIY you will learn how to use non power tool options...
£170
Oxfordshire
This one day course is designed to give the student all the fundamental practical skills needed to paint and upcycle furniture to a professional level. This along with the added woodcare knowledge will allow the students to sympathetically restore any piece of furniture whether it’s with paint or naturally. The student will bring a relatively small piece of furniture to work on which will go through my very own professional process. Chalk paint will be...
£69
Hampshire - Next course on 25th August 2018
The course runs in our studio near to our shop in Bridge St, Andover. We start with tea & coffee and a chat through projects that you have planned. Topics covered include: - Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses - Colour mixing - Image Transfer - Crackle glazing - Stencils & layering - Texturing - Gilding with loose leaf Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and friendly approach. A jewellery designer...