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.
"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...
Have you ever fancied painting or up cycling your own furniture but don't know where to start? Well this is the course for you... Please join us at Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre for a fun filled furniture paint workshop for beginners. The course is run by Charlotte from "Charlotte's Country Commissions" she has many years experience of furniture painting and decorative techniques and can help you transform your old piece of furniture to new!...
Create your own footstool using paint and upholstery. No experience needed, your tutor Steph will guide you through from choosing colours to go with your fabric, the application of the paint and waxes, upholstering and finishing your footstool.
What you need to bring: 1 metre of light upholstery fabric
What is provided? All the materials you need including the frame, tools to use, fire retardant interliner and trim to finish. Lots of tea, coffee and...
I'm professionally trained By Annie Sloan in paint techniques using her famous and the original Chalk Paints. I have over 8 years of experience and featured in Mollie Makes Magazine. I'm also trained in Interior Design so I can give tips and ideas on your up and coming projects in your home.
You can learn how to use different techniques with chalk paint and how to achieve a professional finish for all of your old...
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.
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
- Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes
Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
Join us for our very popular Mystery Craft Night of make and take. This is sure to be another lovely evening and we welcome new folk, don't be worried you don't have to be an artist or anything.
We have 12 seats so please book in store, online or by telephone asap to avoid disappointment.
Mystery Craft Nights are fun monthly events open to any adult where we craft, chat, drink and eat cake! It’s...
This one day beginners course at our Cotswold workshop is designed to give the student the fundamental basics of French polishing and woodcare and to give them a hands on day leaving them with the vital practical skills needed to refinish furniture.
Each student will work on a small or large piece of their choice allowing them to go through the full process within one or two working days. The smaller piece being for the...
Have you got a piece of furniture that looks a little dull or out-dated? Do you fancy being creative? We have designed an inspirational course that's just for you! With over 20 years of interior design experience from show houses to private clients Sarah is now the owner of ReVamp Boutique, a small company in Essex who upcycle, repurpose and redesign furniture. During this 2 Day workshop you will be base painting and decoupaging a...