Course Content

This course is packed with every single thing you need to know about painting furniture. You will get accompanying PDF guides to help you along the way as well as a discussion area to ask any questions you may have. Its broken down into 4 weeks and starts Nov 27th but you can access the content for 24 months

  • How to Prepare and Prime Furniture for painting

  • Paints, what are the best types and the finishes explained

  • Tools, what are the best tools and how to care for them

  • Techniques like transfering font, painting roses, applying wallpaper, stencilling, gold leaf, geometric designs through a range of different projects

  • How to paint ombre, creating unique designs, distressing, stone wash effect, stripping down furniture, changing the handles, adding rattan through a range of different projects

  • 1

    Start Here

    • Welcome

    • How to use

  • 2


    • Whats in my tool box

    • Furniture Reviver Recipe

    • How to Strip paint (the easy way)

    • Painters Tape tips

    • Woodworm Notes

    • Caring for your paint brushes

  • 3

    Rainbow Locker Project

    • Prepping the locker

    • Priming

    • Painting

    • Changing the handles

    • Applying Wallpaper

  • 4

    Kitchen Chair Project

    • Preparation

  • 5

    Ombre Stool Project

    • Prep and Prime

    • Ombre Technique

    • Painting the Ombre Stool

  • 6

    Hand painted Painted Rose table

    • Prep

    • Priming

    • Painting the table

    • Hand Painting Roses

    • Gold Leaf Trim

  • 7

    Large Chest of drawers gold polka dot project

    • Large Dresser Before

    • Stripping and sanding drawers

    • Sanding the drawer and wax

  • 8

    Marbel Technique

    • Marbel Technique

    • Gold Paint Detail

Next Start Date June 25th

Learn everything you need to know about painting furniture, in the comfort of your own home . PAUSE-REWIND-REPEAT

Meet Your Teacher

Joanne Condon

Joanne has been running her own up-cycling business for the last 10 years. She is an author to the Up-cycling Painted Furniture Book Furniture Crush. Appeared as the Up-cycling and DIY expert for RTE, Today show for a number of years and has appeared in various magazines both in Ireland and the UK. She was cover for House and Home Magazine in Feb 2020. Last year she won Best Up-cycling/DIY account for the House and Home Interior Awards as well as walking away with the Overall Achievement Award. In 2018 she won Best Workshop Award in London for Mollie Makes magazine. Leaving her Art teacher career to pursue her love for up-cycling and having taught Up-cycling workshops to far beyond one thousand people you are in safe hands.
Joanne Condon