home: event [ M. Y. O ]

home: event [ M. Y. O ]

M. Y. O [ Make Your Own ] is a creative space for adults to take part in workshops, work on your own craft or just hang out and relax.

With studios in Borough and Peckham, M. Y. O offers you the chance to learn some new creative skills, in a great environment with no pressure.

Creative classes include, ceramic painting, decoupage, pottery, calligraphy and illustration. It’s a great place to take a group of friends for an afternoon, and you can bring your own booze!!

Head to myo.place for classes and bookings.

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home: event [ glass etching ]

home: event [ glass etching ]

This Autumn is the perfect time to try a new craft or start a new hobbie, and the easiest way is to try out a one-off workshop.

There are so many great London based workshops available to try and one of our favourite hosts are London Craft Club. Our pick is their Acid Etching workshop.

Learn the techniques of etching into glass and creating you town designs. You will get to practice on mirrored tiles and glass tea light holders.

Head to londoncraftclub.co.uk to book a place on various available dates. [ £49 ]

home: event [ Annie Sloan workshop ]

home: event [ Annie Sloan workshop ]

Book in for one of two exclusive workshops at Heals, London, with the lovely Annie Sloan of the uber famous paint brand.

On 22nd November or 13th December

They say;
Join Annie Sloan for this workshop where she will provide an introduction to Chalk Paint®, colour theory, and the history of Charleston Farmhouse. 
Annie Sloan is delighted to announce two very exclusive workshops, which she will be hosting at the iconic Heal’s building on Tottenham Court Road. These workshops will provide an introduction to Chalk Paint®, to colour theory, and to the history of Charleston Farmhouse. 

Annie will be sharing her infectious passion for Interior Design, for Chalk Paint® and for colour – as well as demonstrating the various techniques and styles which can so easily be achieved with her products. Workshop attendees will be using Annie’s brand-new, limited-edition Annie Sloan with Charleston Chalk Paint® colours to transform a wooden keepsake box, and so there will be a focus on the history of Interior Design and Decorative Arts which so influenced Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, et al. Expect to be informed, inspired and amused. Each attendee will take home their painted keepsake box, all the ingredients to complete another painted furniture transformation at home, and a newfound supply of creative confidence!

home: event [ Happy Houseplants Workshop ]

home: event [ Happy Houseplants Workshop ]

This is the perfect workshop, if like us you end up killing all your houseplants. Learn the techniques and ways of caring for them at Botany, London.

‘We will cover the history of houseplants, what will thrive best in which situation and what might be going wrong with your plants. Learn about different light and water requirements, how and when to pot on and finally we will then guide you through how to propagate different sorts of plants’

Head to botanyshop.co.uk for tickets [ £45 ]

home: event [ Interior Design and Lifestyle workshop ]

home: event [ Interior Design and Lifestyle workshop ]

Fancy learning how to create a new scheme for your home? Want some inspiration and ideas?

This 3 hour workshop hosted by Interior Designer Aarti Popat is the perfect way to make your ideas a reality.

Saturday July 14th

Head to eventbrite.co.uk for tickets [ £45 ]

  • Pull together a design concept and learn how to use it in the creation of your space.

  • Create a mood board for a room of your choice using interior design fundamentals, inspirations, colours, fabrics, patterns, furnishings and great tips and tricks from Aarti.

  • Create a floor plan and assess what the needs and requirements of the room are.

  • Learn how to make the best use of your space.

  • Q&A: ‘Ask the expert’ to solve your decorating dilemmas.

Saturday July 14th
Head to eventbrite.co.uk for tickets [ £45 ]

home: event [ macrame workshop ]

Get in quick and get your place at this Thursdays macrame workshop at West Elm, Tottenham Court Road, London.

They say;

Learn how to create the most iconic of all macramé projects: the Plant Hanger. Brooke will show you how to create a hanger out of cotton rope tied into simple square knots and half square knots. This project is totally customizable and deal for beginner’s who are keen to learn the basic knots and techniques that will hold the pot perfectly

Thursday 28 June / 6.15pm – 8.15pm

home: event [ macrame workshop ]

home: event [ macrame workshop ]

Get yourself along to this fab workshop hosted by Lark & Fable at West Elm, Tottenham Court Rd. Learn how make a classic macrame plant hanger, acquiring all the techniques along the way.

A great evening spent learning a new skill and of course going home with a new plant hanger. Plus you can take your own drink along to enjoy throughout.

Get tickets from eventbrite.co.uk [ £25 ]

Thursday 28th June