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Learn to paint with Oils using the Wet on Wet technique. Here in the Cotswolds Karen Underwood teaches the Gary Jenkins wet on wet technique. Karen is a Jenkins Certified Teacher. Her mentors are Gary & Kathwren Jenkins. the Jenkins Wet on wet technique is suitable for the novice hobbyist as well as for the experienced artist wanting to learn this exciting technique. I am sure you will agree this is a vibrant exciting painting technique to learn! Karen holds classes in her studio. Classes can be booked through Karen’s website, she also sells Jenkins Books, brushes and paints.
07815931099
The Old Flight House is a refreshingly different Antiques Centre. We have a fantastic range from quality traditional antiques to vintage and retro items and stunning painted furniture all set out in beautiful light and spacious surroundings. Our licensed cafe serves good coffee and freshly prepared lunches with a lovely outside terrace for sunny days!
01869 343441
If installing a new kitchen is top of your 2014 project list, take a look at kitchen specialist, Kit Stone, where you’ll find bespoke-style kitchens without a designer price tag! Handmade from solid wood using traditional carpentry techniques, no chipboard or MDF is used in the construction. With an average price of just £15,000, a Kit Stone kitchen also offers outstanding value for money.
08707770099
Set in the heart of the Surrey countryside within the charming village of Churt, Miscellanea (est. 1980) offers an unrivalled spectrum of bathroom designs from authentic traditional styles through to cutting edge contemporary. Our magnificent showrooms are a place of pilgrimage for anyone looking to create that unique interior setting, with a complete design service & vast experience in the trade. Turn your dream to reality. Offering an inspirational experience, our showroom promotes uniqueness and beauty; we offer a visual treat for everyone’s individual taste with an eclectic mixture of art, wonderful curiosities and quirky little extras to make anyone’s home a talking point.
01428 714 014
Primrose is a family company specialising in irresistibly wonderful things for gardens. We've been delivering garden happiness for over ten years and think we're quite probably the largest online garden specialist in the UK. We hope that you'll find many beautiful and useful things that you didn't know existed, from stylish modern shade sails to traditional willow hurdles.
01189078246
The centre is situated in the heart of historic Somerton, with over 25 dealers offering a wide range of antiques, collectables and decorative furnishings at competitive prices. There is also an in-house jewellery repair and a pearl re-stringing service. The centre is 20 minutes from the M5 (J25) and 5 minutes from Podimore on the A303. Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm. West Street, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7PS.
01458274005
Leather Courses Britain offer professional and friendly leather work courses all of which are suitable for beginners. Visit the website to learn more about our popular bag making course which teaches you how to make your own beautiful leather tote, messenger or satchel, or come and join us on the 'Taster Day' or 'Mask Making' course. All the courses are completely ‘hands on’ with plenty of support and encouragement as you learn your new skill". www.leathercoursesbritain.com
01437 563110
Days of Grace specialise in original antique lace and vintage inspired wedding dresses, fashion and decorative textiles & artefacts for the home mainly 1900-1950's. Situated in glorious Devon, a stones throw from Budleigh beach only 20 mins M5 junction 30
01395 443730
Vintage Wrappings is a lovely vintage gift company, born out of a love of all things vintage, nostalgic and just plain gorgeous ! We have a wonderful selection of vintage and retro style gifts, stationery, homeware, traditional style toys and games, cards and giftwrap. Stocking popular ranges such as East of India, Cavallini and retro ranges with a 1950'S feel, there is something for everyone at Vintage Wrappings. Why not visit us online at www.vintagewrappings.co.uk and add something beautiful to your day!
01925 497200 or 07806 465886
Driscolls Antiques is a family business, established over 35 years ago. We specialise in restoring and selling high quality pieces of British antique furniture. Using traditional techniques, and a level of craftsmanship only gained through years of experience, we fully restore and enhance the original build quality and finish found in these beautiful pieces of history. We passionately believe we are merely custodians of these historic pieces for future generations to enjoy.
01200 425443
Orchid’s diverse collections are essentially Oriental, comprising restored Chinese antiques and contemporary hand-made lacquered wood furniture. Orchid offers creativity and innovation through captivating furniture, lighting & accessories – all to enhance the individuality of the home. Purchase in substantial London & Hampshire stores as well a website which simply oozes charm.
Eddie from Blithfield Willowcrafts has been working with willow for years using the traditional skills and knowledge passed onto him by his father. Now he wants to pass these on to you! He runs 1 or 2 day courses at his workshop in the heart of Staffordshire, where you will be able to learn the art of basket making, willow sculptures or anything that takes your fancy.
01889 500696 / 07528150756
Assington Mill, set in beautiful Suffolk countryside between Colchester and Sudbury, offers over 55 different short 1-3 day courses, mainly on rural skills and crafts, at very reasonable prices. Fees include home-made lunch, biscuits and cakes. Have a look at our website, www.assingtonmill.com, for full details. We can also send you a gift voucher for whatever amount you want to give. This way, s/he can choose which course appeals.
01787 229955
Peter Lanyon offers a range of green wood furniture courses from the Devon Green Wood Centre on the beautiful South Devon coast. Courses include a two-day stool course, traditional country chair making, creative seating and even a dining table course. Using traditional tools and techniques, and local materials, you will craft a beautiful and unique piece of furniture to take home. All the courses suit both beginners, and those wishing to take the craft further.
07814 470432
At Lovelitter we resurrect the relics of everyday life to bring delight once again. All our vintage furniture and homeware pieces are individually sourced and hand-picked for their unique design and quality. A great selection is available online, or make an appointment to visit us at our South London arch.
Vintage Industrial Furniture is based in Kings Norton, Birmingham, where most of their pieces are made including this super hairpin leg dining table with yellow frame. Their clients range from private buyers to commercial specifiers. The robust aesthetic is suitable for contemporary and period homes. For further information, please visit vintage-industrial-furniture.co.uk.
0800 651 0001
Come and have an enjoyable time learning new craft skills in a professional artist's studio. Learn about the techniques of stained glass and make your own panel to take home with you. There's only four places in a class so there's plenty of one to one time. Taster days, weekend and evening classes run through the year. For most of the courses no previous experience is needed.
01656 856155 / 07909 697468
Firle Vintage Fair is a truly unique event showcasing over 60 antique & vintage stalls, a range of classic cars, live music, a traditional fairground and much more that will be a great summer day out with the family. Situated in the beautiful grounds of Firle Park the event will take place on the 9th & 10th of August. Firle Park, Firle, Lewes, Sussex, BN8 6LP.
07885 827849
Creating and teaching are ingrained into the daily life of award winning Textile Artist Dionne Swift. Based in Holmfirth, nestled in the Pennine Hills Dionne runs exciting drawing, printing and sewing workshops: day classes and extended 5 day summer schools. Yet if you can't make the trip to Yorkshire there's a fantastic offering of workshops ONLINE www.workshops-online.org : learn from the comfort of your own home and get all the feedback and support you need from your fellow students and enthusiastic tutor. NEW - Lampshade making with free machine embroidery.
07974 747080
Come and experience our embroidery courses throughout the year at Hampton Court Palace and on regular dates in Exeter, Bristol, Rugby, Durham and Glasgow. Learn traditional hand embroidery techniques in our small friendly classes with expert tuition. Enjoy meeting like-minded people. Everyone welcome; introductory courses for beginners and advanced classes to develop existing skills.
+44 (0)20 3166 6938
High performance open fires in period or contemporary styles. Feel the heat, hear the crackle and see the flames with a unique Camelot open fire for your thatched cottage, farm house, barn conversion, period home or self build project. Eliminate smoke problems with a Thermovent open fire also. Made to order featuring canopies, grates and dog irons using steel, cast iron, copper or brass for clients all over the UK following a design survey visit. Prices start from £2750.
01905 820181
Cowslip is set on a farm overlooking Launceston, offering top quality classes in traditional crafts including willow, furniture painting, dressmaking and extensive quiltmaking/ textile from pieced to free embroidery run by serious quilters/fabricaholics.... We have a small shop specialising in top quality printed fabrics and linens, buttons, china, quilt patterns designed by JO, everything to make you happy!!! A café serving locally produced food, you are assured of a warm welcome, meet new friends learn a new skill and develop it your own way.
01566 772654
Space is a wonderland of mens and womens quality vintage clothing, retro homewares, 20th Century design furnishing and much, much more. Set over two huge floors, in central Harrogate, Space includes a cafe bar, contemporary art, even a music store and was shortlisted for Best Vintage Store at The National Vintage Awards 2014. If you can't make it to Harrogate, check out the host of gorgeous items on our just launched website.
01423 709941
Make your house a home with a wide selection of beautiful country inspired gifts and accessories. Or choose something unique from a huge range of vintage and antique hand painted furniture, or the stunning new County Collection with its neutral weathered finish.
01285 720778
Founded in 1876, Fellows is one of the UK’s leading auction houses, holding over 120 sale each year. As specialists in a variety of fields and with an auction to cater for every need, its continually changing inventory makes Fellows a hub of excitement for lovers of watches, jewellery and antiques. Visit the website for free valuations and upcoming auction dates.
0121 212 5500 / 0207 127 4198