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Upcycling courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Upcycling is all the rage right now in Britain! From clothing to furniture this eco-trend is all about creating your own unique style from cast-offs! Have great fun and be inspired by the myriad ways you can re-use unwanted stuff. Our upcycling courses introduce you to fantastic ways to transform unwanted things into something to cherish. This is a great way to spend time with a group of friends and create new ideas for your wardrobe and home - all from things you used to throw in the bin.
Build your own furniture up-cycle business
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Build your own furniture up-cycle business
Kent - Next course on 21st August 2019
£200
A one to one day full of answered questions to help you start up your own business. An ex Annie Sloan Stockist and now online seller and retailer, Dotty Diva Designs. Over 10 years of retail experience. Want to know the ins and out of starting up your own furniture up-cycle business? 1. What social platforms work the best 2. What paints to use and how to use them 3. What prices to charge 4. What furniture sells the best 5. Photography and advertising How to use chalk paint (we...
Powertex fabric sculpture introduction session
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Powertex fabric sculpture introduction session
Warwickshire - Next course on 22nd August 2019
£30
Are you ready to start your creative adventure? Come and spend a relaxing few hours learning about Powertex in a small group within a dedicated studio setting. We will be using notebooks, mirrors or mdf shapes, fabric and other 'findings' to create a unique project, which will be completed in time for you to take home. This is an ideal starting point for those wanting to go further on their Powertex journey. We will start the session with refreshments and a brief introduction to the Powertex medium. I will then...
‘Seaside Cottage Sculpture’ workshop, using driftwood and recycled materials, North Yorkshire.
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‘Seaside Cottage Sculpture’ workshop, using driftwood and recycled materials, North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire
£60
Join us for a relaxing day of creativity with step-by-step tuition and practical demonstrations to help you design and create your own coastal cottage scene. Start by choosing a piece of wood for the base of your design. Then select your wooden cottages which are handmade from recycled timber and are ready to paint and personalise. Once the cottages are glued in place it's time to accessorise your scene with a variety of seaside features. The driftwood pieces average between 6” and 12” in length and the houses/buildings are approx...
Annie Sloan Method with Chalk Paint for Upcycling Furniture at La Di Da Interiors - The Basics
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Annie Sloan Method with Chalk Paint for Upcycling Furniture at La Di Da Interiors - The Basics
Hampshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£69
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 friendly approach. A jewellery designer by trade, she has been painting furniture for years and...
Weather proof fairy house from up-cycled materials
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Weather proof fairy house from up-cycled materials
Devon - Next course on 24th August 2019
£35
Details You will use Sculptin’ – a fabric hardener to create a work of art from a glass jar, and a variety of embellishments. Once created, painted and fully cured (further 3 weeks at home), you can site your fairy house outdoors as it is weatherproof. Sculptin’ is environmentally friendly and non-toxic What’s the age range? We run both family friendly and adults only workshops. What level of skill do I need to have? This workshop is suitable for complete beginners, so no previous experience necessary. Location The workshop will...
Half day furniture painting workshop
Half day furniture painting workshop
Edinburgh - Next course on 24th August 2019
£75
Do you want to try furniture painting? Or a bit of shabby chic? But are nervous about attempting it on your own? Why not come along to our furniture painting class, learn how to paint your furniture and let your creativity flow! The furniture painting class is a great opportunity to relax and have some fun whilst you learn how to upcycle your furniture in a friendly and supportive environment. You'll gain access to our tutors expert knowledge, paints, brushes, waxes and varnish, meaning you can experiment in a friendly...
Upcycle your furniture
Upcycle your furniture
Hertfordshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£65
Learn to Upcycle your Furniture using Fusion Mineral Paint Find out what all the fuss is about with Fusion Mineral Paint- Minimal prep No top coat required Durable and eco friendly Superb range of colours including Metallics Bring Your Own Piece (must be able to carry in one hand I.e. a stool, small table etc). Learn from scratch how to prepare your furniture and how to achieve long lasting professional results. Friendly down to earth environment. Small classes. Course fee includes 10% off paints that day and information pack to...
Creative experience workshop
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Creative experience workshop
Shropshire - Next course on 25th August 2019
£57
Find out more about creative personal development through a one day experience workshop. Through combining craft and everyday objects we all throw away on a regular basis you'll transform rubbish into a beautiful creative project, that also acts as a visual trigger for the topic covered. Incorporating the 5 Ways to Well-Being (Learning, Connection, Giving, Activity, Mindfulness) in a fun, innovative and inspiring way. The benefits of combining creativity and personal development are huge, and investing in yourself is the best gift you can give yourself. Courses are run on...
Powertex sculpture
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Powertex sculpture
nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th August 2019
£85
Powertex sculpture - Join us to create a beautiful fabric sculpture for the home or garden! (just like the one in the photograph) This workshop is taught by time served- experienced Certified Powertex tutor. Contact me to arrange a suitable date. (Saturday and Sundays are available) Please note since closing the shop/studio this workshop is now held at my home. Absolutely no experience is necessary to create beautiful, unique weather resistant art. You will create your own amazing fabric sculpture using Powertex fabric hardener, plaster heads and recycled fabrics. Here...
Making wax wraps
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Making wax wraps
West Sussex - Next course on 27th August 2019
£25
Wax wraps are a natural, reuseable and eco-friendly alternative to cling film, and they're easy and fun to make too! In this class you'll learn to make your own wraps using natural materials; 100% cotton fabric, beeswax, pine resin and jojoba oil. The properties of the ingredients make the wraps naturally antibacterial, so they're great for storing food. They can be washed and reused, meaning you can cut down on your single-use plastics and help the environment, and they'll look fab too. You'll have a choice of several funky fabrics...

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