Little Gems Creative
Welcome to our Creative Centre
Creative ClubJoin Now >
Coming soon - our exciting new Craft Club, for people who love crafting and are keen to learn new skills.
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Creative WorkshopsChoose a Workshop >
Whether you are looking to learn a new skill or you want to sharpen your technique we have the perfect creative workshop to suit. Find out more about forthcoming sessions here.
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About our workshops
Our workshops are fun, relaxed and hands-on with options available for different skill levels. They are a great way to meet like minded people and escape the stresses of everyday life. All of our workshops take place at our Creative Centre at Bakers Hall, Mount Bures, on the Essex/Suffolk border with easy access from Sudbury, Colchester and the surrounding area. Kitted out with workbenches and a classroom area, the centre has plenty of space ensuring a safe working environment for everyone.
Our Annie Sloan Chalk Paint workshops give a great introduction to some of the exciting techniques you can use to upcycle furniture and much more. Taught by staff who have been trained by Annie Sloan herself, they will help you get the very most from your Chalk Paint.
Annie Sloan Techniques 1Book Now >
Ideal for beginners, covering basic upcycling skills and Chalk Paint techniques.
Annie Sloan Techniques 2Book Now >
Perfect for improvers to develop their Annie Sloan Chalk Paint skills and creative style.
Paint Your Own PieceBook Now >
Put new learning into practice and get started painting a simple piece.
Creative and Craft
Suitable for all abilities, our courses are perfect for people who are looking to explore a range of interior design techniques in a fun, relaxed environment.
An introduction to upcyclingBook Now >
From prep work to paint techniques, this course covers all the basics of upcycling.
Chair makeoverBook Now >
Transform an old chair into something special learning upholstery and paint techniques along the way.
Decorative Paint and Texture TechniquesBook Now >
Gain hands-on experience using various methods to add extra interest to your project.
Finishing Touches – Decoupage and GildingBook Now >
Take your upcycling project to the next level, with decoupage and gilding techniques.
Finishing Touches - Stencilling and StampingBook Now >
Learn top tips to get the best from stencils and stamps, creating at least two projects to take home.
Finishing Touches – Waxes, Glazing and StainingDates to be announced
Learn how to finish your upcycling project using a variety of techniques and products.
Decorative Techniques - TransfersBook Now >
Learn top tips on how to apply transfers with ease, creating a small sampler to take home.
We are developing a programme of classes you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Watch this space for more details, coming soon.
Craft Club - sign up
We are busy developing a brand new Craft Club for people who love crafting and trying out new techniques. If you would like to be involved, please fill in the form and we will be in touch when full details are available.
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