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Decorative Furniture Techniques: Advanced

Battersea SW11
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3 hour class
In this advanced furniture decorating techniques workshop in Battersea you will put to use your previously acquired skills.
Decorative Furniture Techniques: Advanced
by The Old School Club
Decorative Furniture Techniques: Advanced by The Old School Club - crafts in London

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What you will do

3 hour class


Stencil, crackle, decoupage & distressing - if those words don't mean much to you now, they will after this advanced furniture decorating class. Unfortunately, this class is not for beginners - but if you have some experience in furniture decoration, then come join us in Battersea for this fantastic workshop.

In this class

Want to transform your furniture into something unique? Want to create your own range of painted furniture, exploring a wide range of designs that work best for you? Leave this 3-hour class with a seriously fetching furniture piece, perfect for your home furniture.

During the class you'll learn:

  • to paint with stencils, textured with Autentico 3D Embossing Terrapieno (as fancy as it sounds)
  • to create your own design AND learn how to decoupage
  • how to use Autentico Crackle with two colours
  • how to obtain a distressed finish (creating that rustique look with age and wear, as opposed to an upset looking cupboard) with sand paper and wet cloth
  • the art of creating a transfer using Autentico Art Medium

You may use a wooden board to learn the techniques or bring your own pieces. Some examples you could bring are:

  • wooden trays and boxes
  • wine boxes
  • crates
  • other materials such as papier-mâché, clay or metal

Use these to practice on and once your ready to make that step-up, go ahead and jazz up that furniture piece (you know which one), that is in desperate need of a makeover. We guarantee you'll leave with the confidence to spice up your furniture directly from home and not only that, you'll have a ball; meeting new people and sharing techniques & stories.

By the way

  • don't worry if you haven't got ideas for your furniture- you'll leave this course with plenty!
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Class location

99-109 Lavender Hill
SW11 5QL

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Decorative Furniture Techniques: Advanced by The Old School Club - crafts in London

About your host, The Old School Club

A creative club to learn skills, make unique creations and feel inspired.

The Old School Club is a welcoming creative hub, based in Battersea, South West London. The founder, Inma Goodhew, is part-time mother of two children, part-time creative visionary. Growing up in an environment where everything was handmade, personalised and familiar, her inventive upbringing lead to a passion for sharing her skills with others. Yet Inma hit a frustrating block, where, on maternity leave, she wanted to take some creative classes but there was nowhere in London aimed at parents with children. so Inma formed a sewing club and hired babysitters to look after the babies whilst the mums were learning and making. This started to grow into something much bigger, much quicker than Inma could imagine; from a network of young mothers to a devoted community, breeding creativity.

Inma found that making things for herself, her family and her home allowed her to learn, improve and practice everything she know. Having done it all her life, she now uses her broad range of skills and styles to advise her clients on everything, from colours & patterns, to fabrics and furniture styling. Her true expertise lies in teaching beginners and keen crafters how to sew, paint, style furniture, upcycle, master embroidery and nail DIY projects. Her classes are always informative, bespoke, friendly, but most importantly, great fun.

Inma appreciates that, as a mother of two, mums need their down time and it comes in no better form than getting creative and being social with other mums.

Inma is rightly proud of her bold career u-turn, transforming her profession from a senior IT role, to doing something she was truly passionate about - teaching, making and sharing with other creatives her entrepreneurial journey.

Find us:

  • Just a stones throw away from Clapham Junction Station.
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Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Decorative Furniture Techniques: Advanced
by The Old School Club
Decorative Furniture Techniques: Advanced by The Old School Club - crafts in London
3 hour class