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  • Give new life to your old and boring furniture in this 2 hour creative workshop
  • Learn the Shabby-chic method of furniture painting
  • This workshop is for all levels.

What to Expect

We teach people young and old how to paint old or new furniture using only the best chalk and non chalk based paints in a variety of colours to give you the very best results. Our team will show you the "shabby chic" method & finishing off with a wax to give that silky smooth finish.

On the day items will be available to purchase if you do not have an item and will start from £5... Why not bring a friend or family to enjoy the experience which will last approx 2 hours, these extra places must be purchased. We promise this will be a very hands on and productive workshop with exciting results. Book your course NOW!!! Places are limited!!! Please email to confirm payment and what day you would like to be booked on. This workshop is for all levels.

Please note... the only prep required before hand is cleaning the product so it is ready to paint & sugar soaping for grease and stains if necessary. You will not need to sand you item before hand. Items can also be provided if needed but please let us know in advance as we do not always have stock available. Please do not bring any item that has monetary or sentimental value as it is a practice workshop. All materials are provided on the day but extra supplies can be bought if required.

What is included

  • 2 hour authentic painting workshop
  • Instructor
  • All materials and high quality paints

What to bring

  • Please wear suitable clothing and gloves
  • Your piece of furniture

Please note

Bring in your own small piece of furniture. Please make sure your item is small as we are limited on time to paint and we want everything to be taken home dry. The perfect item would be a mirror, frame or small box, you may also bring a small chair or small side table, please make sure it is no bigger than 35 x 20 x 15 inches approx. No book shelves, sideboards. desks, cots, large coffee tables, as we are up stairs and are limited on time to finish painting.
All places must be purchased as there is not enough room for watchers to sit in.

About your Localist


Hello creative Friends :)
Let me introduce myself, I'm Tanya and I have been running a number of very popular and fun courses in DIY shabby chic furniture for all ages with great success in the Brighton and Hove area and would love for all you budding interior designers to join me at one of my workshops.
Tanya & the Team x


  • English

$ 105 p.p.

Max 10 People

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1. Booking Request

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