35 Design Space reviews

21 Jul 22'

Lindsay reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"I absolutely loved this class! Dina and her mum were so lovely and really great teachers. I had watched lots of videos previously to try and learn how to paint pour myself but I am so glad that I went to this class! I learnt so much, I had such a fun afternoon and I came out with 3 beautiful paintings. I think if I'd have not gone to the class and tried to teach myself through videos then I would've ended up wasting so much money on materials as it would not have gone as well so I am really happy that I went. I highly recommend it, thank you both! "

6 Jul 22'

Emma Williamson reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Fab Day. Dina and her mum are very informative. Loved doing the paint pouring, great fun. Lovely setup, I would definitely recommend. I bought as gift for my friends 50th birthday. We both had a great time."

3 Jul 22'

Susan Glendenning reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Absolutely fantastic what a great afternoon. The paint pouring was great fun and I was so so pleased with the canvases that I created. Highly recommended will definitely be going back."

5 Jun 22'

Lisa D reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"We had such a fun afternoon, learned something new and came away with three canvases all of which are good enough to hang, well run and supportive, left you feeling proud like you had achieved something really quite impressive, great cakes too, thanks Dina and Mum"

1 Jun 22'

Pam reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Brilliant afternoon and well worth attending. You can watch as many videos as you like but you really need to attend a workshop to fully understand how to pour etc"

31 May 22'

Ann reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Thoroughly enjoyable afternoon, Dina is an excellent tutor,ably assisted by her lovely mum, it was thrilling to produce 3 canvases that I want to put on my walls. The course was friendly and relaxed, cake was delicious too, I'd definitely recommend it."

29 May 22'

Melissa reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"What a wonderful afternoon of paint pouring. I was a complete novice, and absolutely loved it. The price is very good, considering you get to make 3 canvasses to keep, and have lovely coffee and cakes too. Dina is a great host, and was supported by her equally lovely and helpful Mum. It's a very well run class, learning the basics of paint pouring. Highly recommended."

4 May 22'

Maureen reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Really enjoyed the paint pouring class, no need to feel nervous, as each canvas is unique to you. Help always on hand and each stage explained , with excellent surrounds to complete your art work."

5 Mar 22'

Charlotte reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Amazing!! So much fun, only might have needed wine half way through to calm my nerves haha xxxx"

8 Feb 22'

Cherry D reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"A well laid out studio environment with work stations set up with what we would be using. Dina gave us some historical details about marbling and then proceeded to give some demonstrations on how to do it after which it was time to have a go. Help was at hand throughout the workshop and you were free to work at your own pace. Aprons, gloves, wet wipes and paper towels in plentiful supply. Tea and coffee in various types were available along with cakes and biscuits. A thoroughly great way to spend four hours. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. I will certainly return in due course to try another workshop."

6 Feb 22'

Rebecca reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"Fantastic day! I wasnt sure what to expect having never done marbeling before. But what I have managed to achieve in this course has gone far beyond my expectataions. Dinas knowledge and passion for the craft is shown throughout. Thank you for a lovely day. We will be back."

13 Nov 21'

Jacquie reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"I really enjoyed doing the paint pouring with Dina. She explained everything very well and demonstrated the different pours that we could try. I was very pleased with my three canvasses and the tea and cake were great too!"

4 Sep 21'

Denise Mason reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Well run session with plenty of demos, support and help. Coffee and cakes were very welcome"

11 Mar 20'

Gromit reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"Thoroughly enjoyed Dina's marbling afternoon course. Really good workshop set up, good explanations and great fun trying out different effects. Have returned home with a little kit so hope to have a go myself eventually. Lovely tea and cake! Thank you"

8 Mar 20'

Liz reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Best course I have even been on. Price is extremely reasonable, small group allows for lots of help from Dina and her mum. The studio is lovely, light and spacious. We were very happy with our canvasses and it is a project you could carry on at home."

5 Mar 20'

Becky Womersley reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"Very enjoyable afternoon led by a lovely daughter &mum team. Nice friendly environment , hands on so chance to experiment & have lots of fun. Very well organised and welcoming. Would certainly do again as thought it was good value."

3 Mar 20'

Ruth reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"I attended the paper marbling course last weekend which was excellent. It was very organised and well prepared and the studio was lovely and bright. Dina and her mum were very attentive and could not have been more helpful. They have lots of experience of this art and the initial demonstrations were followed by plenty of hints and tips throughout the afternoon. The products used were high quality and the selection of available paint colours was really good. I left the workshop with several of my papers which were already dry and Dina has posted out the others to me at home. I was really pleased with what I achieved and would definitely recommend this course."

23 Feb 20'

Bernadette Silcock reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"I absolutely loved the paint pouring afternoon. Great space. Lovely teachers with lots of knowledge. Don't hesitate book it!"

13 Feb 20'

Jenny reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Loved every second of the afternoon! Really friendly atmosphere, amazing facilities and everything you need for the activity easily accessible. Dina and her mother are extremely knowledgable and supportive throughout. I would highly recommend this course!"

7 Feb 20'

Emma reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"The paint pouring workshop taken by Dina, who is a competent instructor, was very new to me. I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon session, from watching Dina demonstrate the technique, to mixing paint, pouring paint and then watching it become a work of art. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my efforts. Dina and her mum were very helpful throughout the process and gave lots of tips and instruction. Two very nice ladies, who not only pay attention to detail but also to making you feel welcome. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon."

4 Feb 20'

Julia reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"I really enjoyed the paint pouring workshop. Dina was welcoming and explained the paint pouring techniques very clearly. We had time to produce three canvases each and enjoy tea/coffee and some wonderful cakes."

25 Jan 20'

Christine Alty reviewed: Natural & Vegan Candle Making with tea & cake

"I attended this workshop in January 2020 and had an amazing afternoon, Dina is lovely, so helpful and patient and I was made to feel really welcome when I arrived. The workshop has a lovely friendly atmosphere and is set in beautiful surroundings. The home made cakes were absolutely delicious and drinks available when required. I was so pleased with the final candles, they are beautiful, smell divine and everyone has commented how lovely and professional they look and no nasty chemicals. I bought a candle making kit from Dina and am now confident to make my own candles. Would highly recommend this workshop, thoroughly enjoyable."

13 Jan 20'

Nancy Lees reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"This course was well structured, organised and great fun. The training room was bright and airy, well designed and comfortable with plenty of room Dina is a good teacher and her enthusiasm for the subject was infectious. I had a really great afternoon. Thank you. Lovely date flapjacks !!"

22 Sep 19'

RobK reviewed: Paper marbling with tea & cake

"Attended this workshop back in August. Dina is a fantastic tutor, and there is ample time to practise paper marbling during the workshop. The studio is very well equipped, and everything was really was prepared so that we could just get on with trying things out. Dina was constantly popping around seeing how we were getting on and clearing things up so that we didn't have to break off from what we were doing. The tea and cake was excellent - loved the home-made banana cake. Thanks for a great afternoon, and I learnt a lot."

7 Sep 19'

Jackie reviewed: Paint pouring with tea & cake

"Thoroughly enjoyable day. Perfect for someone like me who has no artistic abilities. Lovely setting and lovely teachers. I would highly recommend."

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