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Paint your Own Piece - Furniture Workshop - North Wales


Duration: 4 Hours

Price: £50

Run by: Charlotte McAdams
at Charlotte's Country Commissions

Denbigh Road
Afonwen
Mold
Flintshire
CH7 5UB

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About the Course

Have you ever fancied painting or up cycling 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.

Cost £30 for 2 hours - 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cost £30 for 2 hours - 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost £50 for full day - 10.30am - 3.30pm

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.



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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
Faye

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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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Course Start Dates

Friday 10th May 2019
Friday 21st June 2019
Saturday 6th July 2019
Saturday 3rd August 2019
Friday 13th September 2019
Friday 11th October 2019
Saturday 2nd November 2019
Friday 13th December 2019
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