1/2 Day - Furniture Painting Workshop


Duration: 4.5 hours

Price: £65

Run by: Caroline Malcolm
at Upcycled World

+447808161328

Studio 6.17, St Margarets House
151 London Road
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
EH7 6AE

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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 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 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 at home.

During the class, you'll learn:

* how to prepare your piece and make your own chalk paint
* practice brush work skills to achieve a flat or textured finish
* taping, distressing, 2 tone colour
* 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 on our website via PayPal account or card payment using the secure PayPal system.

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

We run lots of other upcycling classes that might interest you such as sewing, jewellery making, decoupage, stencilling, beeswax wraps to name but a few! 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 24th November 2018
Saturday 12th January 2019

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly