home: event [ printing workshop ]
Start the New Year with your creative juices flowing by making some art for you home. We found this fun Risograph Image Making Workshop at Hato Press in London. Learn the techniques of riso-printing and collage in a 2.5 hr session.
‘We’ll take you behind the scenes at our printing studio, packed with different paper stock, riso drums and colourful ink tubes. As a group we will perform a test exercise on riso-printing and work through a few art production techniques. Then it’s time to experiment with your individual artwork using a range of materials, including our pre-made templates, inks, stamps, clippings, charcoal and many more. We will be on hand to give you advice and tips on your artwork, and then we’re off to the live printing action of your master creation!‘
Next workshop Jan 5th [ £45 ]
Visit hatopress.net for tickets
home: made [ Christmas wreaths ]
It’s coming up to that time of year again. The ‘C’ word is getting closer.
The wreath is a symbol of Christmas and one of the first decorative items to start appearing on homes in the lead up to the big day.
Beautifully crafted ones aren’t cheap to buy so if you want to invest and have the satisfaction of making your own why not try a wreath making class? Be taught by the professionals and come away with a beautiful wreath ready to adorn your front door.
Head to EVENTBRITE and explore by area to find a class near you!
home: event [ crafting class ]
Create a gorgeous macrame and wood hanging shelf, perfect for displaying chosen accessories and make a great little ‘shelfie’ plus enjoy a glass of fizz too, at this super crafting class offered by our favourite craft team – London Craft Club!
Three dates still available throughout the autumn leading up to Christmas so book in and create a new piece of homeware for your home.
home: made [ concrete ]
One of our favourite diy sites, Brit + Co, has another amazing project to try. With concrete being so stylish and on trend, we absolutely love this straight forward tutorial to make cool, concrete lighting. Perfect for an industrial or minimalist interior, these shades follow a reasonably easy process to make, with equipment and materials all available at your local high street hardware store.
home: event [ weaving ]
There are two dates available at Heals, London for this great weaving a basket workshop hosted by Lise Bech.
WHEN: Wed 9 May + Thurs 10 May 2018 2pm til 5pm
The Heal’s Building
196 Tottenham Court Road
Working exclusively with Scottish willow, Lise Bech shares her skills showing you how to create your own versatile basket. The Southern Upland organically grown willow you will use, provides you with a unique palette of colours. Also learn about the propagation of the willow and it’s preparation for weaving. All materials provided.
home: event [ interior design courses ]
Fancy honing your design skills, learning new methods for home styling, being taught how to create the perfect balance of style and practicality for the home? Head to the British Academy Of Interior Design and see if there’s the course for you.
Prices from £395
home: made [ DIY macrame workshop ]
There’s many many tutorials online but there’s nothing better than being taught in person, shown how to make and create and having the support and guidance if you make mistakes.
If you’re in the Cumbria area, why not try ByMe ‘s workshops – there is a macrame workshop class on Thursday 15th February at the Lingholm Estate and there’s still places available!
Book now HERE
Full details ;
Come and join us and make your very own macrame plant hanger in the beautifully restored greenhouse, amongst the stunning surroundings of The Lingholm Estate.
Learn a variety of macrame techniques, from choosing your cord, making some basic knots (and more complicated ones if you fancy!) to hanging your favourite plant in it at home.
All materials and equipment will be provided plus delicious tea and cake from the Lingholm Kitchen.
This course is suitable for anyone-there are limited spaces available so book now and have a go!
The course will be held at:
The Lingholm Estate
Keswick CA12 5TZ