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Kirstie's Vintage Home - Feeling Deflated Why Not Create Something Pre-Loved To Get Rid Of Those Winter Blues

December 19th 2012
By: Melanie

If you’ve been inspired by the Channel 4 Series, Kirstie’s Vintage home, and would like to have a go at creating your own vintage home, then we have put together a list of local courses for you and your children to enjoy.

Cambridge Crafty Courses:

At Spoilt Rotten Beads you can create your own jewellery, they offer classes, courses and parties. They are just 20 minutes North of Cambridge, and they are also having a all day coiling and gizmo workshop, ideal for using up all those unwanted bits you have around your home. If you would like to find out more go to their website or call them on 01353 749853.

If you would like to encourage your children to get crafty then check out the Creation Station website @ then offer courses in Cambridge and throughout the UK.

Herts –make your own rings:

At Sue Lane jewellery, you can create your own rings, whether it’s an engagement, wedding or just because you fancy making your own ring, you can create you own on the same day! The price per couple is £295, plus metal (as this price tends to fluctuate), you can make silver, 9k gold or 18k gold, palladium or platinum. The workshops run from 10-16.00 and a light lunch is included.

Creative course for kids in Herts:

Try Smart Art, they offer Saturday Classes for seven year olds and over at

Craft workshops in Essex:

Craft Arena offer craft courses from the absolute beginners to the more advanced. They hold a large choice of crafts workshops, from embroidery, crochet, mixed media techniques, including making silk paper, bead making, using Angelina fibres, puff pain, metal embossing, transfer printing and dyeing. Prices depend on which craft you would like to try, so check out their website New courses start all the time, so keep an eye out for special offers.

Saffron Walden, have a great craft workshop on the high street, check out their website @

Crafts for kids in Essex:

Try out the Creation station, they offer a huge assortment of crafty courses for kids @

If you would like to create your own craft scrap book or get craft ideas, then visit Kirstie’s scrap book on-line @ or if you would like to be on her next show, then keep an eye out @