Paint Your own furniture Workshops:

Kia Ora


Do you have furniture that you love that doesn’t suit your decor or is stained or looking tired?

Have you ever wanted to learn how to update these pieces yourself?


The class will cover all the basics that you need to know to update your own furniture using chalk mineral paint. Not only do you get furniture you can be proud of, you also help save the planet by saving waste to landfill and saving you money by not needing to buy new furniture.


Painting is therapy that melts away the stresses of our busy lives. Picking up a brush and creating beauty is incredibly therapeutic, this come with a warning though….. you may well find yourself looking around for more to paint, if you are like us you won’t be able to stop once you start.


This workshop aims to complete the transformation of your small furniture piece in just one day, we will cover the basics of furniture painting including:

  • Preparing your piece of furniture for painting
  • Painting technique……no extra charge for the calm you will feel during this stage
  • Basic finishing technique….you will be excited to be completing your masterpiece


On your arrival you will receive a painters kit valued at over $150 with everything you need for the class (apart from furniture) including

  • Brush,
  • Paint,
  • Cleaning products
  • Finishing products.


Please bring your own unpainted piece of furniture, if its very shiny please scuff sand before arriving.

A small bedside table, side table or similar is ideal so we can complete it in one day.

If you aren’t sure if your piece is suitable, please ask, we are happy to consult.


Morning tea, a ploughman’s lunch, and an afternoon tea will be supplied as well as tea, coffee, water and juice will be supplied in the club room.

The kai will be yummy with home baked slices (Helen is a qualified chef and baker).
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements so we can cater to all our attendees.

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