We got into the christmas spirit in October here at Folly Lodge and spent the afternoon with Penny creating these adorable felted christmas decorations. Christmas tunes were on but we were just a bit too early for mince pies but enjoyed some vanilla cupcakes instead! Penny next needle felting workshops are in March 2017 when she will be teaching how to make 'Spring Birds and Bunnies' Click here for more info. #chobham #follylodgestudio #christmas #course #needlefelt #decorati
Excellent students at our May paper cutting workshop, Some fab cuts produced, Well done ladies! Our next class is on the 16th July, book your place here! #papercraft #paperart #papercutting #workshop #follylodgestudio #camberley #bagshot #chobham #lightwater #westend #surrey #sunningdale
Limited time only....Bring a friend for free! Simply book your place and bring your bestie along. Enjoy a creative afternoon, a natter and some cake! Spend an afternoon learning the art of book folding, while chatting, making new friends, drinking tea and eating cake. Bring a book (hard back) or alternatively choose one of ours. Our tutor will guide you through the folding process and you will leave with a fab new statement piece for your home. Once you have got the bug...fol
Think sewing machines are just for stitching in straight lines and following patters...think again! Let our tutor Lucy guide you and your sewing machine through a new creative journey and discovery at one of Freehand Machine Sewing Workshops. Suitable for those with a basic knowledge of a sewing machine and interested in learning how to use it to create wonderful drawings, doodles and sketches. You will be shown how to setup your machine, what types of fabric to use and the t
We moved into our prefect home, house of our dreams, never want to move again...all that fluffy stuff. Except one thing. The kitchen was awful. I spend so much time in my kitchen that it was driving me mad, I'd go as far to say the colour of it was depressing me on a daily basis. Sunny day, rainy day, cloudy day, snowy day, whatever the weather it was bad bad bad. Here it is, so you understand... You know what its like when you put every last penny into buying the place, we c
Discover the colour wheel and how to paint clean bright colours in your paintings while working with our expert watercolour artist Kirstin White. We have 7 dates scheduled through spring, summer and autumn with various subject matters including fresh tulips from the artists allotment, the Folly Lodge garden stream and techniques including the 'wet in wet' technicque. All out classes include all the materials you need, tea on tap and a cupcake for everyone. View the watercolou
We all love a good before and after right?
So this is a quaint little chair from my mum, its old and has been well used so I had to warn my children this one isn't for jumping on.
This is a very basic up-cycle, its been painted in High Gloss Egg Shell and re-upholstered in a funky and modern floral John Lewis fabric. Before... After! #surrey #makeover #DIY #Upcycle #Furniture
Stairs are a great invention, aside from the obvious use of getting up and down levels they are great calorie burners, general stairs practice (which most of us do everyday with minimal effort) retain and enhance balance & coordination and did you know the longest stairway recorded by the Guiness Book of Records is the service stairway for the Niesenbahn funicular railway in Switzerland. It has 11,674 steps and a round trip would burn over 3,000 calories! In the 19th century