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"Bring Your Own" Beginners Furniture Painting Workshop - Full Day

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"Bring Your Own" Beginners Furniture Painting Workshop - Full Day. Are you new to furniture painting? Have an an heirloom that doesn't go with your home decor? Dabbled with painting and not achieved a great result? Then this workshop is ideal for you.

A full day workshop for beginners. There is no betting feeling knowing that you have transformed a piece of furniture into something completely bespoke, and finished to a professional standard. Spend the day with Shereena, learning all there is to know about the different products on the market, transform your own furniture during the day and learn techniques that you can continue to use on future projects.

  • You will learn core basics: such as what to watch out for when buying furniture, the different types of prep, essential tools and types of brushes.
  • Choosing colours and knowing when to change colour direction depending on what the piece of furniture needs are prep wise.
  • Different application techniques as well as demonstrations on how to achieve different looks and an introduction to accents. 
  • Care and maintenance, top coating and when not too, common problems and how to over come them
  • Complete your own furniture project during the workshop!


You will chose your own paint colour / range on the day after the initial introduction to the brands. But if you know the colour / brand that you would like to use, please tell us in advance so we can be sure to set it aside for you. This paint pot you will also take home! Other materials  will be provided,  such as topcoats / waxes / preparation products. 

If you want to take your furniture up a level you can purchase any additional decorative products such as stencils / decoupage / metallics on the day to use with 10% off the purchase price. 

At the end of the workshop you will leave with the skills and confidence to paint your own furniture and feel inspired to look at your home with fresh eyes now you know what you can achieve with upcycling. 

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the workshop in order to get settled drop off your furniture / park up etc. the workshop will aim to finish by 4 - 4.30pm. 


A light lunch with tea / coffee and refreshments throughout the day are provided. Please advise in advance of any special dietary requirements. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch / refreshments. 
All day workshops are a maximum occupancy level of 4. Depending on current covid practices you maybe required to wear a mask, unless exempt. 

What type of furniture can you bring?

If its too big to carry its too big to bring! Keep that in mind as we want you to complete your first project with a realistic expectation as to what you will achieve! There will be lots of questions / demos and discussions also not just brush in hand. But equally not something too small that would be classed as a 'craft project' we want you to get the most out of the day. 
Aprons will be provided by please wear suitable clothing as you will get messy! And the paint doesn't come out of clothes / shoes. In winter months wear some extra layers and socks, Although we have heating sometimes too much heat isn't good for paint and the techniques we cover. So please ensure you come with layers. 

Address / Parking

The workshop is held at inside Shabby Nook 82 High Street Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1LD. Paid parking is available across the road, but there are a number of parking options around the shop, you could drop off your items directly outside and then move your car, you maybe able to find  free parking behind Pinocchios Restaurant.

Accessibility / Amenities

Toilet & hand washing facilities, hand gel and sanitised work areas.  Please note that the toilet doesn't have disabled facilities.

Outdoor area 

The workshop will take place at the rear of the property, there is a small step down into the workshop area. (Please note that if you use a wheelchair or walking aids, please notify us to ensure we can guide you safely to the workshop area)

Nearby -  The Granary sandwich shop open until 2.30pm, a cute micro pub Beeratropolis if you fancy an extra Christmas tipple! 5 minute walk from Aldi, 10 minute walk from Burton Upon Trent town centre. 

Booking & Terms / Conditions
Please purchase your workshop space via selecting a date and then checking out. If you would like to make a group booking or exclusive party booking we are happy to accommodate please call  Shereena to discuss and book 07973712955. 
If you need to make an amendment to your booking we will try to accommodate, but ask you provide at least 3 weeks notice. A £20 amendment fee will apply after such time. If less than 3 weeks notice given, we do not offer refunds.  Only an exchange to the same value for products or book onto another workshop. *exclusions  for exchange to products may apply.  If less than 48 hours notice is given or 'no show' we do not refund or offer any exchanges. 
Should Covid restrictions change for our business  after you have made your booking, we will offer you alternative dates / voucher / exchange* / or a full refund. 
A minimum of 2 bookings required for this event to go ahead. In the instance we havn't enough bookings, we will offer you alternative dates with a minimum of 5 days notice. 
All workshops are to be paid for in full at the time of booking.

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If the item is out of stock we don't always update the website if we are expecting a delivery. This may extend our dispatch times slightly. We aim to dispatch within 1 working day but may not always be possible.

Would would love nothing more than to GUARANTEE all of our service times but on occasions the courier companies and  Royal Mail may not meet their quoted times. It happens but we cannot be held accountable for delivery delays. Once the item has left us it is the responsibility of the delivery company to adhere to it's own delivery times. 

Online return policy:

original packaging unspoilt and unopened or used in anyway can be returned within 14 days from the date of delivery. Only upon inspection will a refund be offered. We are not liable for any incurred return shipping fees should you want to return. Our policy lasts 14 days, After this time unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused unopened and in the same condition that you received it. 


If your item has arrived and its damaged, please contact us within 2 days of receiving your order. send us an email  to with details and a photograph of the damage. We will arrange for you to return the item and send a replacement or offer a refund. 

Lost parcels

If  you have completed the shipping information incorrectly on your order and your parcel is not delivered or is 'lost' we do not offer any refunds on the product or cost of shipping. 

If we have found an error with our addressing of your parcel we will track and trace with royal mail and seek resolution with them. This can be a timely process. If we cannot track or trace your order after such time a replacement order will be sent to you


Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.
If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within 5 working days.

Returns Sale Items

Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.

Return Address

To return your product, you should email us first at to advise as to the reason or the return, then mail your product to: 
Shabby Nook 82 High Street, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1LD

You are responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

If you are shipping an item over £75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item.

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