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DIY Shabby Chic-Day Classes

22 Albion Street | Portslade, Brighton BN41 1DQ, England
+44 844 414 8128
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Great fun way to learn a new skill

I have just learnt how to transform a table. My first attempt but unlikely to be my last. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Maggie M
Shabby chic class

I have throughly enjoyed my class with Tanya.She was extremely knowledgable and taught in a lovely... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
30MA69
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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We run classes in the art of shabby chic, painting furniture and finishing techniques. Our courses are all hands on and you will learning techniques covering paint effects, waxing, distressing, gilding, stenciling, glazing, wood graining, craquelure, crackle glaze, 3d stenciling, image transfer on furniture and fabrics, decoupage and more... We also do commissions and home make overs. We advise on colour choice and are a stockist of Autentico Chalk Paint with over 140 colours. We also sell furniture and craft accessories. Come and join Tanya and the team :)
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“workshop” (26 reviews)
“skills” (4 reviews)
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22 Albion Street | Portslade, Brighton BN41 1DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I have just learnt how to transform a table. My first attempt but unlikely to be my last. Great fun and very easy. Thanks Tanya!

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I have throughly enjoyed my class with Tanya.She was extremely knowledgable and taught in a lovely friendly way There was only 2 of us in the class,so we had her undivided attention I’m now ready to be unleashed on the wood in my house 😂

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I did Tanya's workshop this week and absolutely loved it. Very relaxed atmosphere, easy to get to, parking near by and even a cup of coffee thrown in. I'm now addicted and I fear anything that stands still in my house will get painted! Thank...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I had tried to shabby chic some old furniture in the past with laughable results. one of my friends booked me onto this course with them and in just a few hours I had like where I was going wrong and was well on my...More

Thank Tristan M
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It was brilliant how with Tanya's knowledge and guidance, a tired looking pine cabinet I picked up cheaply could be transformed into an elegant piece for my wall! Great selection of paints and examples in the studio. Lovely, relaxed atmosphere, would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wow, what a great morning. Came in with an old brown sewing box and left with a nice bedside table that really suits my bedroom. Easy, no stress, and all done in 2 hours. Nice skill to have. Watch out, I could get carried away...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is well worth giving a go - a chance to transform a piece of furniture with some helpful guidance. Nice to see all the pieces in the workshop for ideas and different looks.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I attended the DIY Shabby Chic Classes earlier this year and loved every minute of them. Tanya is really good fun and I came away with skills I did not have when I arrived. Fun and creative with a sense of achievement at the end...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Tanya is great and explaining everything and got allot out of the course even tried a bit of stencilling! Good fun and confident enough to go home and give it a go! Before and after painted in white pepper.

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

What a fabulous day! Tanya was a very friendly, informative and helpful teacher. I had so much fun and learned so many techniques. I've completed several pieces since the workshop and really enjoy it.

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