All about making it easier and more enjoyable for you to create your home and home business. Take a look below to find out what is coming up.

Please also look at the bite-sized workshops and seminars we run as part of our DecorClub and HomeBizClub or look on our calendar for the full list.

If you have any questions, please contact us

Home Business Workshop. 21st Jan (Putney)

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Kick-Start Your Home Business 2017: Social Media and Marketing

Run by Louisa Blackmore, Creative Director of Humphrey Munson, this full day business retreat is perfect for busy people running a home business they would like to grow in 2017.

You will leave with a bespoke social media and/or blogging strategy for your individual business for 2017, combined with the skills and information required to implement it to achieve your business objectives.

Price: Places are priced at £150 (£120 for members) and include all materials, lunch and light refreshments. Numbers are limited to 12.

Date: Saturday 21st January

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Paint Effects Workshop. 3rd February (Putney)


Full Day Paint Effects and Advanced Painted Furniture Workshop 

This full day painted furniture workshop, is run by Julie Eltham and her Cribb and Hammer team. Join us to learn how to paint furniture using the same paint effect techniques as she uses in her painted furniture business.

Very relaxed and enjoyable, you will build your skills, learning new techniques to help you to create a more individual home

You will learn: Crackle glazed effect, Marbling, Decoupage, Lime washing, Stenciling, Alternative waxes and edging, How to make your own chalk paint, and if time allows, the Painted House patterned paint roller

Price: £115.00 Including all materials, refreshments and a light lunch. Please advise when booking of any special dietary requirements. (DecorCafe Club Members £95)

Date: Friday 3rd February

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Interior Design Workshop: Friday 3rd March (Putney)

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Interior Design Workshop

Ideal for people who would like to make more of their home, the DecorCafe Interior Design Workshop takes a new approach, inspiring and helping you to make more of your home to suit your style.

At this one day workshop you will consider the interior of your home as a whole and one room in more detail. This fun but hard working session is a great way to kick-start the interior design of your home.  You will build your skills and learn how to review and improve the look and feel of your home.

By the end of the day you will have built your skills and confidence to make more of your home, discovered useful sources and resources, shared ideas with like-minded people and developed your own.

Price: £115. including lunch, materials and notes. (DecorClub and HomeBizClub members £95) 

Date: 9.30am to 3.00pm Friday 3rd March

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Furniture Painting Workshop. 11th March (Putney)

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One Day Furniture Painting Workshop

Build your skills, learn new techniques and transform a piece of your furniture to take home and enjoy. At this furniture painting workshop you will:

  • Create an authentic French country look using Autentico chalk paint
  • Choose furniture to paint and other preparation tips.
  • Choose & match colours, tips and tricks of dealing with stains.
  • Distressing – subtle wear and tear vs. total destruction.
  • Waxing – learn how to use clear and dark wax to age furniture

Price: £125 including paint, materials, notes, lunch and refreshments. (DecorCafe Club  members £95)

Next Date: Saturday 11th March Click here for more info and to book

(Future dates: 12th May, 15th July & 29th Sept available to book on the calendar)

Garden Design Workshop. 16th March (Putney), Garden design workshop putney

Full Day Garden Design Workshop

Ideal for people who would like to make more of their garden, this garden design workshop, run by garden designer, Sarah Speller, takes a new approach, inspiring and helping you to make more of your garden to suit your style.

You will learn: how to analyse, improve and style your garden and build your skills and confidence to make more of your garden and restyle it to suit your taste. You will also enjoy sharing ideas and discovering sources for what you need.

Price: £115 to include all materials, lunch and refreshments, file and a full set of notes (members £95)

“Sarah is very professional and generous in sharing her knowledge. I found her sensitive approach to directing my ideas extremely valuable. It was very helpful to leave with so many sources also. Thank you for another great workshop. I will definitely come to more”.

Date: Thursday 16th March 2016

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Bread Making Classes (Sheen)

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Bread Making Classes East Sheen

Juli Farkas, of East Sheen Microbakery, Our Bread, runs small friendly bread making classes in her kitchen.

You will have fun baking some white or wholemeal loaves, a rye bread, rolls, sodabread and focaccia to take home, and sample the fresh bread over a meal and have a chance to chat.

A detailed set of notes are provided, so that you can get great results at home straight away.

Click here to find out more and contact Juli  

Wine Courses (Fulham)

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Wine Courses (Fulham)

Sara and John Harrison, founder-owners of family run Circle Wine, run a fabulous range of wine courses, for novices and experts.

Held at their lovely warm and welcoming home in Fulham, South West London, their courses are a lot of fun as well as informative and make a great present.

The courses are carefully designed to cater for a range of experiences and knowledge, from beginners through to experts, and so please do contact Sara and John to discuss what would suit you best.

Click here to find out more about Circle Wine and contact Sara and John

Mindfulness (Wimbledon)

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Mindfulness Workshops Wimbledon

Our busy, full lives leave us little time or space to think – no wonder we are often stressed, tired – angry even.  Drawing on her knowledge and experience of meditation and Mindfulness, Kish Modasia of Lead Your Life has designed this three-hour workshop to create that space for you.

Kish’s  workshop focuses on giving you techniques you can easily incorporate into your daily routine to bring calmness and clarity. If you are interested in exploring how mindfulness may work for you, we are delighted to recommend Kish’s workshops to you.

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