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Paint your own piece - furniture workshop - North Wales

Duration: 4 Hours

Price: £60

Book with: Charlotte McAdams
at Charlotte's Country Commissions

Denbigh Road

Course Start Dates

Saturday 29th February 2020
Friday 27th March 2020
Saturday 18th April 2020
Friday 22nd May 2020
Saturday 27th June 2020
Saturday 18th July 2020
Saturday 15th August 2020
Friday 11th September 2020
Friday 9th October 2020
Friday 6th November 2020

About the Course

Have you ever fancied painting or upcycling 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! It is a great introduction to using chalk paint on furniture and you will come away with a new skill and confidence to carry on painting!

The course is limited to 4 people per session, so book early to avoid disappointment. The sessions need to be paid in advance to secure your place.

To book please contact Charlotte directly.

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

What's included in the price?

We will supply all the materials and paint you need to transform your piece. On the day all you need to bring with you is a small item of furniture like: Small mirror, picture frame, wall shelf, small coffee table, small chair, small side table etc.. Please note if you bring a small item you should be able to complete it in the 2 hour session, however the larger items will need the 4 hours to complete. If you are unsure on the size of furniture please call Charlotte directly. Lunch is not included, however Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre have an amazing restaurant (Edenshine) you can use for coffee & cake or your lunch break.

Want to review this course?

Had a really great fun workshop with Charlotte on Saturday. I was really grateful for all the help and advice she gave me which enabled me to upcycle an old side table into something which looks good and which I will now use, instead of having it hiding away in a corner. I will be booking for another of her courses in Chester.

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Thanks Viv, you did an amazing job on your side table, well done.
I hope you enjoy your new transformed piece of furniture and look forward to seeing you again in one of my other workshops soon.

Had a fabulous day! Charlotte was an amazing teacher, we learnt so many techniques and everything was explained so clearly at each step of the process. More then pleased with how my rocking chair turned out, it looks amazing and has been given a new lease of life!! I now definitely got the confidence to try this at home now! I've so many ideas in my head now :)

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Very enjoyable and informative experience. Charlotte very friendly and helpful.

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Thank you Terry, glad you had a good day and enjoyed painting your nest of tables.

I had a wonderful day with Charlotte. She is truly an expert in this field of chalk painting. I had absolutely no idea what would be involved but at every step of the way Charlotte was there with the perfect amount of advice, she has a beautiful way of helping complete novices and more experienced people alike. I learned so much and was so thrilled that everything we needed was supplied but most importantly I appreciated the time that Charlotte spent with me. My upcycled table looks almost professional. I would highly recommend taking up the opportunity to learn or improve this skill and the day definitely made me want to do more. Thank you Charlotte for a very special day. Hope to see you again soon.

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Thank you Sarah, you did a great job on the small coffee table, glad you enjoyed the day as much as me! :)

We really enjoyed our day painting with Charlotte, she really knows her stuff. The day was fun, relaxing, calm and we made some great friends. Charlotte is a great teacher, host and advisor with lots of encouraging tips. I feel confident to give other pieces a go now. The completed piece was beyond my expectation. What a brilliant way to spend the day, with a bonus of great food in the restaurant too. Well done Charlotte and we'll definitely be back soon.

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Thanks Naomi, you are a real natural at painting I feel you might get addicted to this.... :)
Thank you for your amazing workshop review.

Really enjoyed the time spent on the course with Charlotte. I felt comfortable within minutes of arriving and felt able to ask questions throughout the day. There is no doubt that Charlotte is an expert and very knowledgeable in her field. She is full of ideas and suggestions that inspired me to think about other projects I can do at home. I really had my eyes opened to various different techniques and finishes that can be used when upcycling. I would definitely recommend anyone who wants to learn from a professional how to upcycle - I enjoyed it so much I intend to come again with another project. Thanks again Charlotte, brilliant educational and fun day! Julie Simmonds

Many thanks

Julie :) x

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Thanks Julie for your fantastic review, you did an amazing job on your mirror, what a transformation you made! Can't wait to see it on the wall in situ. Hope to see you again with another project this year. Thanks Charlotte x

Had a fantastic workshop with Charlotte on Saturday. I learnt all about the different chalk paint techniques, managed to transform two dated pieces of furniture and had lots of fun doing it. Charlotte really knows her stuff and offers just the right amount of support. The atmosphere was relaxed in the beautiful craft centre, the only struggle was trying not to buy too many cakes from the amazing restaurant! Fantastic day, will definitely be back! Thanks Charlotte

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

You did an great job on your pieces Emily. So glad you enjoyed learning all about the chalk paint and different decorative techniques. You are a natural painter, well done! :)

The course was a gift from my son and daughter in law, it's got to be one of the best presents ever. I spent the day at the workshop giving a new life to a coffee table that I have had for at least thirty years, Charlotte was brilliant, as a novice she puts you at ease and gives you confidence right from the start, the skills that she passes on will stay with me. Charlotte also provides everything that is needed paint, filler and brushes.
I shall certainly be returning as it has given me a new interest and the gift vouchers are a brilliant idea.

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Sounded like you had an amazing day out Carol. You did very well with your coffee table and had lots of inspiration and colour ideas which always helps the project run smoothly. Hope to see you again at another workshop with another piece of furniture! :)

Brilliant furniture painting workshop held in a lovely building at Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre in North Wales. I learnt a lot about chalk paint and Charlotte gave lots of helpful hints & tips along the way. Fun day out especially if you book with a friend or family member to make a memorable experience and you get to take home your new piece of furniture! Bonus :)
Many thanks Charlotte

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Thanks for your review Faye, so glad you enjoyed your "Paint Your Own Piece" experience in North Wales.

Had a great day turning an old, damaged table hidden by a tablecloth, into something I can now have out on display. Learnt lots and would definitely recommend Charlotte’s course.

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Response from Charlotte's Country Commissions:

Thank you Christine for your lovely review.
You worked so hard on Saturday to bring your old table back to life, it looked wonderful in the end, and we had a good giggle too! :)

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