Prep and Paint Like a Professional - Full Day Furniture Painting Workshop

Claire and workshop participants


This is for aspiring upcyclers wanting to get started on a new project under guidance before continuing at home with confidence! Many of us are now considering that upcycling an older or second-hand piece of furniture to compliment our design scheme is a better option than buying new. Not only are older pieces often better made from quality materials and longer-lasting but it’s cost-effective and saves good solid furniture from landfill.

You’ll have the opportunity to get started the right way learning how to prep and apply like a professional furniture painter. Using quality, eco-friendly preparation and paint products by Cornish Milk Mineral Paint and Fleur Designer Paint this workshop embraces the sustainable interiors ethos of the business.

You only need to bring yourself (dressed in old clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on) and your project. This should be something small and easy to carry like a dining chair or side table but if you want to work on a larger piece you can bring a part of it such as a drawer or door and continue at home afterwards putting into action the tips you’ve picked up. Paint and other materials for use during the workshop are provided.

Paint can be purchased to continue with at home at a 10% discount to the usual retail price.

Bring Your Own Project workshops are priced at £130, they start at 10:00 and finish at 16:00 with a short break for lunch which is included in the price. Please advise in advance of any allergies or dietary requirements.

Venue: 2 Mill Bay, Folkestone CT20 1JG. Metered Parking is available nearby.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Preparation materials and paints, tools and equipment, an apron for use during the workshop and lunch.


Claire Rickner at Atelier Tutco


2 Mill Bay
CT20 1JG

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Parking provided
  • Pet lovers
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday


6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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