Join Jane Kelly Designs for some creative fun at the beautiful Arbres-et-Abeilles, Chez Perochon, 86250 Genouille.

A small nursery situated on the Vienne/Charente border close to the village of Genouille.

Arbes Garden Centre - Jane Kelly Design Workshops__________________________________________________________________________________________

Saturday 16th September 

Join us in the morning (10:00-13:00) for a fun, hands-on introductory workshop to learn how to up-cycle your furniture and accessories with chalk paint.  You could also join us for the afternoon session (14:00-17:00) and learn how to Make your own Vintage Typography Transfers and Use various Stencilling Techniques (see below for further information).

* Both groups are welcome to join us for lunch (13:00-14:00) – please bring a packed lunch *

If you wish to participate in both workshops, please book individually via the links below.  Please contact me if you have any questions.

Upcycle furniture with chalk paint - Jane Kelly Designs

Up-cycled Drawers – Vintage style

Furniture Painting Workshops

A fun, hands-on introductory workshop to learn how to up-cycle your furniture and accessories with chalk paint.  Learn various techniques to create either a modern, vintage or shabby chic look. 

 At the end of the session, you will finish your piece, using various techniques.

The session is for 3 hours (including refreshments).  All materials provided. Bring along a small item (such a picture or mirror frame, stool, small table, tray etc… to paint and your painting clothes.

(AM) – 10:00 to 13:00 – BOOK HERE  – €35 per person – Introductory offer (normally €45) 



Make your own French Typography Stencils and Transfers

Transform and up-cycle old jars, tins, vases, jugs, teapots… pretty much anything and join our fun, hands-on introductory workshop to learn how to make and apply Vintage/Shabby chic water decals and stencils with chalk paint projects.  

Also, techniques for stenciling larger items such as coffee tables, drawers, trolleys and trays etc.  

You will use a variety of methods such as Water Decal and Dry Rub Decal techniques, stenciling and 3D Embossing Paste Stencils.

3 hours (including refreshments).  All materials provided.  Bring along small items to paint and stencil along with your painting clothes.

(PM) – 14:00 to 17:00 – BOOK HERE  – Introductory offer (normally €45) 


Future workshops (dates to be arranged)

Next Steps:Painting and Distressing Techniques Workshop  – course content can be viewed here

Business Skills range:

Beginners Product Photography Workshops – Learn how to take your own professional product photography images –  course content can be viewed here

Selling On Line (TBA)