Wednesday, 22 May 2013

New website, new workshop, new creative classes oh my!

Well my website is constantly evolving as I learn new things, so I would like to announce a completely new website, new logo, new structure and some new stock!

Another new thing is our sparkly new studio, completely designed to host our furniture painting workshops and wallpapering workshops. My dad, Mick, is a talent decorator and will be leading the courses, which is good news for our attendees, as he has over 40 years experience  so when it comes to painting and distressing furniture he can create and teach looks many of the other courses cant offer as they don't know how to do it!

Our furniture painting courses will show you how you can create the perfect shabby chic look with any type of paint, not just chalk paint but any old paint you have lying in the garage! When you know how you can turn any piece of old furniture to look like something Laura Ashley would be proud of for a fraction of the cost!!

Our next course is running 12th June and we are located just 5 minutes off the M42 Junction 11 Leicestershire so we are super easy to find, even in our rural location! £85.00 for a full day learning with all materials and course notes, lunch and yummy afternoon tea. Just bring a piece of furniture you want to relove!!

If you are a budding diy expert or a interiors newbie we also offer wallpaper hanging workshops, Mick, my dad, is the best at  papering, you can never see a join in his wallpaper! So with small classes of just 3 people he can give you all his expertise to help you learn his tricks of the trade. These classes are running from 19th June throughout the summer, £150.00 a day including all the materials, lunch and full course notes, just bring your enthusiasm! 

Any hoo if anyone is interest please leave a comment or pop over to the website for further course dates and contact details.

I will leave you with some pictures of our new studio!

Some fab retro DIY mags from the 1960's and some inspiration from Annie!

Paint brushes ready and waiting to be used on our courses!!

Wallpaper ready to use!

 You will have a workstation like this and all the materials to create your masterpiece!

Purpose designed wallpaper station, learn to paper round the window, skirting and even the ceiling!

 Aprons at the ready!


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