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Workshops

We regularly hold various workshops here at the Design Studio...


Below is a list of all our available Workshops. Whether you come with a friend or on your own, you can be assured that all our classes are friendly, relaxed and most of all, fun!

Please get in touch for small group or one to one tuition.


MacMillan Coffee Morning/Frenchic Fun!

Friday 20th September, 10.00am-3.00pm  FREE

We are hosting a MacMillan Coffee morning to raise money for this very worthwhile charity and you are all invited! Bring a friend, drink some coffee, bring some cake, eat some cake and have a natter!

We will have a demonstration area set out for you to try your hand at some of the Frenchic products if you wish. Perhaps you have been wondering how to mix the Frensheen paste or would like to see the various wax finishes. If you are new to Frenchic you might like to bring along something small such as a photo frame to paint to see how quick and easy it is. We will also have some boards available for you to practice on.

Another fun activity for you to try is Floral Cupcakes! 

In addition we will have some fabulous Raffle prizes to be won on the day and we will let you know what these are nearer the time. 100% of money raised on the day will go to the Charity.

To make it even more of an amazing day we are offering 10% off all our gifts and Frenchic paint during the Coffee Morning Event.

Please come along and support us, everyone is welcome!

Held in memory of a very dear friend, Dawn Underwood 1963-2015 

Frenchic Drop In Session

Saturday 21st September, 10.00am-1.00pm  FREE

Following on from our Official Macmillan Coffee Morning on the Friday, we are holding a drop in session the day after between 10.00am-1.00 pm.

This is so that those of you who work through the week have the opportunity to come along and try the Frenchic paint and products. We will still be offering teas, coffees etc for donations to Macmillan, but there will be no Prize Draws or Raffles.

Simply bring along something small to paint such as a photo frame, jewellery box etc. You can get some fabulous little wooden craft shapes from The Works Craft Shop that are perfect for this! There will also be practice boards available so that you can try your hand at wax finishes, Frensheen Mixes, or different types of paint.

You will receive 10% off all Frenchic products and Gifts at the event.
 

FRENCHIC BEGINNERS FURNITURE CLASS

Saturday 28th September 10am-2.00pm

A fantastic Beginner's Course enabling you to transform your tired old furniture into a thing of beauty using Frenchic Paint and Products.

This Tutorial will cover the following and is designed to increase your confidence as well as learning new skills.

* How to properly prep your piece prior to painting.

* How to use the paint and apply it so you get a smooth finish without brushstrokes.

* How to finish the piece using Frenchic Wax which will both seal and protect the piece.

Aprons and all materials provided. Simply bring a small piece of furniture such as a bedside cabinet or small lamp table.

Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the day but you may also bring a small packed lunch if you wish.

There is a maximum of 4 spaces available.

10% off all Frenchic Paint and Products purchased on the day.

Cost £55 per person. A £25 deposit is required on booking.

Please ring 0191 4475155 to book. 

Pumpkin Painting with Frenchic Paint

Saturday 26th October 2019, 12.00pm-2.00pm

Bring along your own pumpkin to this fab, fun event and let your creativity run wild using Frenchic paint. No messy scooping out, just paint and go!

Make a scary pumpkin or go for something decorative like our picture. A group of different sized pumpkins on your doorstep makes a fantastic display!

This class is suitable for both adults and children, however all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Aprons and all materials (apart from the pumpkins) will be provided.

Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided plus juice for any children attending.

Cost £10 each

10 spaces available.

To book please ring or call into the Studio. 0191 4475155 

Full payment is required upon booking.

We can accept credit/debit cards, cash or bank transfer. 

Christmas Wreath Making Class

Friday 13th December 2019, 6.00pm-8.00pm

As part of your Christmas preparations why not make your own luxury door wreath using various festive foliages and hand decorated with traditional dried fruit, cones, cinnamon sticks, etc., Come with a friend or on your own, a warm welcome awaits you.

This tutorial will guide you through how to prepare your ring with moss, add the various foliages and how to wire in the accessories. You will then take home your very own hand made wreath which you can proudly display on your door.

No previous experience necessary, we will teach you all you need to know.

Festive refreshments and nibbles will be available.

Cost £45.00. A deposit of £25 is required upon booking, with the balance payable at the beginning of the class.

8 spaces available.

To book please ring 0191 4475155 or call into the Studio.

 


Workshops

We regularly hold various workshops here at the Design Studio...


Below is a list of all our available Workshops. Whether you come with a friend or on your own, you can be assured that all our classes are friendly, relaxed and most of all, fun!

Please get in touch for small group or one to one tuition.


MacMillan Coffee Morning/Frenchic Fun!

Friday 20th September, 10.00am-3.00pm  FREE

We are hosting a MacMillan Coffee morning to raise money for this very worthwhile charity and you are all invited! Bring a friend, drink some coffee, bring some cake, eat some cake and have a natter!

We will have a demonstration area set out for you to try your hand at some of the Frenchic products if you wish. Perhaps you have been wondering how to mix the Frensheen paste or would like to see the various wax finishes. If you are new to Frenchic you might like to bring along something small such as a photo frame to paint to see how quick and easy it is. We will also have some boards available for you to practice on.

Another fun activity for you to try is Floral Cupcakes! 

In addition we will have some fabulous Raffle prizes to be won on the day and we will let you know what these are nearer the time. 100% of money raised on the day will go to the Charity.

To make it even more of an amazing day we are offering 10% off all our gifts and Frenchic paint during the Coffee Morning Event.

Please come along and support us, everyone is welcome!

Held in memory of a very dear friend, Dawn Underwood 1963-2015 

Frenchic Drop In Session

Saturday 21st September, 10.00am-1.00pm  FREE

Following on from our Official Macmillan Coffee Morning on the Friday, we are holding a drop in session the day after between 10.00am-1.00 pm.

This is so that those of you who work through the week have the opportunity to come along and try the Frenchic paint and products. We will still be offering teas, coffees etc for donations to Macmillan, but there will be no Prize Draws or Raffles.

Simply bring along something small to paint such as a photo frame, jewellery box etc. You can get some fabulous little wooden craft shapes from The Works Craft Shop that are perfect for this! There will also be practice boards available so that you can try your hand at wax finishes, Frensheen Mixes, or different types of paint.

You will receive 10% off all Frenchic products and Gifts at the event.
 

FRENCHIC BEGINNERS FURNITURE CLASS

Saturday 28th September 10am-2.00pm

A fantastic Beginner's Course enabling you to transform your tired old furniture into a thing of beauty using Frenchic Paint and Products.

This Tutorial will cover the following and is designed to increase your confidence as well as learning new skills.

* How to properly prep your piece prior to painting.

* How to use the paint and apply it so you get a smooth finish without brushstrokes.

* How to finish the piece using Frenchic Wax which will both seal and protect the piece.

Aprons and all materials provided. Simply bring a small piece of furniture such as a bedside cabinet or small lamp table.

Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the day but you may also bring a small packed lunch if you wish.

There is a maximum of 4 spaces available.

10% off all Frenchic Paint and Products purchased on the day.

Cost £55 per person. A £25 deposit is required on booking.

Please ring 0191 4475155 to book. 

Pumpkin Painting with Frenchic Paint

Saturday 26th October 2019, 12.00pm-2.00pm

Bring along your own pumpkin to this fab, fun event and let your creativity run wild using Frenchic paint. No messy scooping out, just paint and go!

Make a scary pumpkin or go for something decorative like our picture. A group of different sized pumpkins on your doorstep makes a fantastic display!

This class is suitable for both adults and children, however all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Aprons and all materials (apart from the pumpkins) will be provided.

Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided plus juice for any children attending.

Cost £10 each

10 spaces available.

To book please ring or call into the Studio. 0191 4475155 

Full payment is required upon booking.

We can accept credit/debit cards, cash or bank transfer. 

Christmas Wreath Making Class

Friday 13th December 2019, 6.00pm-8.00pm

As part of your Christmas preparations why not make your own luxury door wreath using various festive foliages and hand decorated with traditional dried fruit, cones, cinnamon sticks, etc., Come with a friend or on your own, a warm welcome awaits you.

This tutorial will guide you through how to prepare your ring with moss, add the various foliages and how to wire in the accessories. You will then take home your very own hand made wreath which you can proudly display on your door.

No previous experience necessary, we will teach you all you need to know.

Festive refreshments and nibbles will be available.

Cost £45.00. A deposit of £25 is required upon booking, with the balance payable at the beginning of the class.

8 spaces available.

To book please ring 0191 4475155 or call into the Studio.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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