Learn the skills of furniture upcycling

Tuition tailored to your needs

Furniture Upcycling Courses in Margate

Carrie offers one to one and small group tuition in furniture upcycling from her studio in Margate. Sessions can be tailored to your individual requirements. Techniques covered include painting, découpage and gilding and all materials are included.

Upcycling Consultation

Carrie also offers a consultation service to dicuss your upcycling project either in person or at her studio in Margate or at your home (Thanet only) Alternatively this can be done on Zoom.

Stay in Margate

If you’re not local to Margate, why not come and stay! We have a beautiful room, the perfect place to relax after a hard day’s upcycling!

Please drop us a line to start a conversation.


Learn our professional methods


The tools and techniques I use to achieve a great finish every time

Cutting black and white striped paper with a scalpel and steel ruler square


Learn the art of découpage and enhance your projects with a world of wallpaper


Elevate you projects with this decorative technique of applying metal leaf

Furniture Upcycling Courses in Margate

And One to One Tuition

Our bespoke courses are tailored to your schedule, your skill level, and your upcycling goals. So whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn the basics of furniture upcyling, or you have some previous experience and want to learn some more advanced furniture refinishing techniques we can help. Our studio days are for a maximum of two people so you can be sure of plenty of one to one teaching. We are more than happy to discuss your requirements and plan a session with you – just get in touch.

Studio half day for one

Three hours of one to one tuition, tailored to your requirements

Studio half day for two

Three hours of tuition for two people, tailored to your requirements

Studio day for one

Six hours of one to one tuition, tailored to your requirements

Studio day for two

Six hours of tuition for two, tailored to your requirements

Group workshops & Corporate Bookings

For larger groups please get in touch for a quote
on request

Upcycling Advice & Consultations

Let us guide you through your project

Perhaps you are looking for some advice on a piece of furniture you own or would like someone to guide you through the process. Maybe you’d like to discuss what materials or techniques would be best for your project. Anything related to furniture upcycling! If you’re based in Thanet, Kent, we can come to you but if not we can arrange a telephone call or Zoom metting.

In person consultation per hour

Thanet area only

Online consultation per hour

1:1 discussion on Zoom

Stay with us!

Come and stay in our beautiful guest room by the sea

Make a weekend of it

and enjoy a night or two in Margate. We are bsaed in Cliftonville, minutes from the beautiful Walpole Bay beach with it’s tidal pool and close to all the bars and restaurants of the Northdown Road. Margate Old Town is a short walk away along with the Turner Contemporary Art Gallery and the Main Sands beach. You can book our room on Airbnb and if you book a course with us we’ll send you a code for 10% off your booking.

Beautiful guestroom in Margate
Luxurious bathroom in Margate

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“We wanted to say thank you SO much for such a fab day last week!! We really enjoyed ourselves and now feel fired up to start working on our own bits of furniture.”


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