1/2 Day - Furniture Painting Workshop

Duration: 4.5 hours

Price: £65

Run by: Caroline Malcolm
at Upcycled World


Studio 6.17, St Margarets House
151 London Road

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About the Course

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 Upcycled World's half day furniture chalk painting class and let your creativity flow. Learn how to paint your furniture! Our 1/2 day furniture painting class is a great opportunity to relax and have some creative fun whilst you learn how to upcycle your furniture.

You gain access to paints / brushes / waxes and can experiment in a friendly and supportive environment without making expensive mistakes. Best of all you get to transform a transform a piece of your furniture and gain the confidence to upcycle more furniture.

During the class, you will learn:

* how to prepare your piece and make your own chalk paint
* practice brush work skills to achieve a flat or textured finish
* taping and distressing
* how to protect your furniture with a wax or varnish
* from our tutor’s knowledge, experience and helpful tips!

Please bring or pre-order, a small item of wooden furniture to paint e.g. a small side table, coffee table, magazine rack, dining chair, small cabinet or a stool.

Following our furniture painting class, you’ll be fully equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to confidently use the paints and waxes on your own. You’ll be given the remainder of one small pot of chalk paint that you’ve mixed and instructions to take home with you. We offer a 10% discount on furniture painting kits, tools and materials purchased during workshops.

Advance booking is essential to secure your place, bookings can be made via PayPal account or card payment.

There is free parking onsite (evening & weekends) and bus stops outside the building.

The workshop is held monthly on a Saturday, apart from December as we're busy with Christmas Fairs!

We run other classes that might interest you too... please get in touch for details or visit our website via the link button above.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Materials, equipment, refreshments and a light snack are included.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 28th April 2018
Sunday 20th May 2018
Saturday 23rd June 2018

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