We run upcycling workshops and demonstrations in and around the Edinburgh area and further afield. Our creative reuse workshops enable people to have fun, build confidence and learn new skills.
Our upcycling workshops include the following and more:
Furniture Upcycling – Workshops and demonstrations on painting old wooden furniture for a flat finish, two-tone, distressed, aged, antiquing, crackle effect, papering, stencilling, decoupage. How to make your own chalk paint from matt emulsion and how to finish and protect the furniture with wax.
Textile Upcycling – refashioning and embellishing clothing and reclaimed textiles to make your own customised clothing and accessories. Making fabric flowers, hats, slippers and glove monsters!
Jewellery Upcycling – disassembling old jewellery to make new upcycled pieces. Using other materials e.g. cork, bottle tops, inner tubes, t-shirts etc to make jewellery.
Paper Upcycling – making handmade paper from household paper waste as well as making upcycled notebooks, gift cards, boxes and bags.
Our customers include: