home: event [ letter press workshop ]
If you are looking to get a but more creative this year and fancy making your own art work, have you considered letter press print?!
We have found a great beginners class in London, where you will be able to create your own piece of work from an idea you may already have. You will learn the skills and get step by step guidance throughout the 5 hr workshop.
Head to m.uk.funzing.com for more details and tickets
[ £90 ] various dates available
home: event [ vintage china upcyling ]
If you fancy some new year creativity, and like a bit of vintage, then this workshop is perfect for you.
Heals are hosting vintage china upcyling classes early next year, and give you the opportunity to learn the techniques to carefully bring life back a previously loved piece.
‘Give life to your vintage china in our upcycling class at Heals. First choose a pre-loved plate or teacup from The Indytute’s very special vintage china collection. Each piece has been rooted out by the Indytute china scout, who has scoured garage sales, antique stalls and junk shops to select the ideal pieces to upcycle’
Head to eventbrite.co.uk for tickets
[ £20 ]
home: event [ Macrame Christmas Wreath ]
Take some time out to enjoy a macrame workshop with London Craft Club. This wreath making class combines the traditional with a modern interpretation.
You will learn all the techniques during the workshop and enjoy a glass of fizz. All materials are provided and of course you get to take your creation home with you.
Hurry. Only one date left – 7th Dec
[ £59 ]
home: event [ terrarium workshop ]
This September book a space at one of Heals terrarium workshops and create a wonderful table centrepiece.
Hosted in Heals, Tottenham Court Road, London you will learn the history and science behind terrarium building and then get the chance to make your own from scratch.
All materials are provided [ from £40 ]
Head to heals.com for dates
home: event [ interiors advice ]
There’s still time slots available on the super (and free) New London Architecture consultations with an interior designer for guidance, tips and knowledge about working, designing and extending your own home. Invaluable advice can be gained from these meetings.
Book your time slot on September 7th at NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street WC1E 7BT – now
NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries offer FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes.
Various architects, an engineer, interior designer and party wall surveyor will be on hand for free one-to-one consultations on how to improve your home. This booking is for a consultation with an Interior Designer.
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.