Furniture Painting Class

    Learn how to paint your own furniture in this upcycling and painting class by The Old School Club in Battersea, London.

    Upcycling class

    6 hour class

    Beginners welcome

    The Old School Club, Unit 141, Battersea Business Centre, SW11

    What you'll learn

    Do you ever wake up, stroll downstairs and let that painfully bland piece of furniture in your living room get you down? Fear no more - Obby has the solution!

    In this class

    This class is suited for anyone, beginners to pros - so come down to Battersea and give your furniture a makeover at The Old School Club.

    Paint your furniture with some outstanding Autentico paint - the best paint in the land they say. Don't believe us? See for yourself at this furniture workshop, where you will be provided with a variety of colours to jazz up your furniture.

    So now you've made your decision and you want to paint that chair, stool, small table or shelf unit, where do you start? Painting furniture does require a little preparation and design, as well as some technique!

    During this class you will learn how to:

    • prepare your piece of furniture (light sanding, primer or paint remover)
    • choose your colour combinations to make a unique design.
    • paint your piece to obtain the best results (we will cover the main painting techniques)
    • obtain your desired finish (distressed, modern, vintage)
    • apply wax to obtain your desired finish

    If you've got any furniture that you think needs some sprucing up, maybe a chair or a stool, you've got to get down to Battersea and take this course - you've really got no leg to stand on.. (sorry)


    • if you want to give a shelf unit a makeover, please let us know so we can make sure we are prepared.
    • the materials and tools are included in the cost of this course.
    • if you don't have any furniture at home you want to decorate, but still fancy coming to the class - just let us know and we will sort something out for you!

    There are no dates scheduled.

    Let's change that!

    Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.


    Class location

    The Old School Club, Unit 141, Battersea Business Centre, Battersea

    99-109 Lavender Hill

    SW11 5QL


    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.

    Contact host

    Flexible cancellation policy

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