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
home: event [ interiors styling workshop ]
A definite must-do workshop for advice and guidance for new interior stylists and people wanting expert teaching on professional styling. Great for individuals or small businesses looking to improve their visual presence, store or space design or learn ways to style and present homes and interiors in everyday work or even personal spaces.
Book your place on this workshop on Wednesday 23 August at the Future + Found store in London.
225A Brecknock Road, London N19 5AA
6pm – 8pm
An interior styling workshop covering editorial and commercial styling. Discovering the real life workings of one of the UKs most successful contemporary interior stylists. Learning about differnet project types, you will begin to understand the stages from initial brief, research, design, and sourcing through to final concept. An outline of types of styling will be examined through out the workshop: permanent design / decoration, non permanent space such as a trade show, and editorial shoots in a magazine.
Despina Curtis is an experienced Interior Stylist, Art Director and Spacial Designer who has worked in the interiors and design industry for over 10 years. Despina started her career as Style Editor of Elle Decoration UK before moving onto Wallpaper* magazine as Deputy Interiors Editor. Other editorial titles Despina has worked on are The Guardian and Observer magazines, Surface, Vanity Fair, Esquire and PORT. She is a contributing editor of Living Corriere magazine in Milan.
Includes wine & refreshments.
home: event [ ceramic painting ]
Not to be missed, this great workshop at Heals, London, with ceramicist Amanda-Sue Rope gives you the opportunity to create a painted set of four coasters for just £25.
THIS WORKSHOP IS AN INTRODUCTION TO CERAMIC DECORATION; HISTORY, TECHNICAL SKILLS AND PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE.
Ceramicist Amanda-Sue Rope comes to Heal’s for an exclusive workshop. In this class she will teach her techniques for decorating pottery, and guests will paint a full set of coasters which they can collect from Heal’s after firing.
Amanda has prepared a set of 4 different ceramic coasters for each guest, made from white stoneware, red stoneware, grey stained clay and porcelain-slipped clay.
You will be introduced to different approaches to paint application including brush, sponge, stencilling and splattering. Amanda will discuss how to create a coherently designed set, and show examples of different methods of paint application and decoration across different makers, cultures and time periods.
Heal’s Tottenham Court Road
Sunday 23rd April, 12:00 – 14:00
home: event [ arm knitting workshop ]
Ever thought about learning to knit with your arms? Well now you can with Drink, Shop & Do and their beginners workshop where you will learn how to make an arm knit throw.
‘Join us for a lazy Sunday morning of arm knitting and learn all the knotty skills required to make a super cosy throw using Wooly Mahoosives Mammoth yarn’
26.02.17 / Tickets cost £50 with wool included, unlimited tea and slice of cake. Head to drinkshopdo.com to find out more.