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
Furniture Painting Workshop. 11th March (Putney)
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)
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
Click here for more information and to book
Christmas Wreath Workshop. Tuesday 5th December. (Putney)
Christmas Wreath Workshop
At this Christmas Wreath Making Workshop you will create your own original beautiful Christmas Wreath, based on the design pictured above whilst also allowing for personal interpretation. The wreaths will be made and filled with fresh ingredients of the highest quality. You will also learn the skills you need to know to create your own beautiful bespoke wreath time after time.
You will have the opportunity to learn from expert florist, Helen Edward’s skills and expertise. An excellent tutor she will demonstrate all the techniques before you begin and be on hand to guide you throughout.
Date: Tuesday 5th May. Morning and Evening workshops available:
Click here for more info about the Morning
Bread Making Classes (Sheen)
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)
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 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.
Click here to find out more and contact Kish