Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & Craft Workshops at Molly Mays Carlingford.

If you are ready to Master The Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Methods then just take part in one of our Professional Chalk Paint Workshops.

You will be taught by a Fully Qualified and Approved Annie Sloan Stockist and Trained Tutor Loraine Hughes in all Areas of using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & Products . I have over 5 years experience and have attended several training workshops in Oxford with Annie Herself and also have participated in several International Conferences and Workshops with Annie Sloan outside Ireland.

Molly Mays Carlingford is currently the Leading North East Trained Stockist and Workshop Venue in Ireland.

Discover how to make your own Annie Sloan projects stand out from the crowd by learning different paint techniques. Suitable for beginners and those with a bit more experience. To book a place, please contact Loraine on 00353872244221 or email with your name, phone number and email address. Alternatively, complete the form below.


First Steps WorkshopIkea Step Stool

This 'New" Class will teach you the First Steps of using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint where you will transform a lovely modern, sleek, bare wooden stool into your desired finish.  You take home your transformed piece which could be used as a stool, step of display piece for any room in your home.

Techniques Painting  Workshop
Level 2 Workshop

are “Hands On” where you will practice using a sample board that you then take home giving you the confidence you need to apply the techniques taught on any personal project during the busy 4 hours you will learn all the basic techniques for “Re Loving” old tired furniture with Chalk Paint using Two & One Colour Layering, Distressing, Crackle Effect, Dark Wax Ageing and Wash Look.  Please join our mailing list for details of upcoming Techniques Painting Workshops.


Take A Seat Paint Workshop 

This busy workshop will allow you to paint and recover a Vintage Chair using any colour of chalk paint that will match you own fabric (half meter) that you bring to cover the seat. At the end of this class you will have revamped a dull chair into something new and unique which will now sit pretty in its new home. Just bring yourself and an apron to any of these classes to join in and be inspired by The Various Uses of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Enjoy the refreshments and friendships that will be served during this class. (we source the chairs)



Lampshade Making Workshoplampshade workshop

Come along to this creative class where you will be taught how to make your own lampshade that will match your home interiors. Bring along half meter of your favourite Light Weight, Light Coloured fabric to make a professionally finished 30cm drum roll lampshade. No previous experience or sewing skills required.  Enjoy the Coffee, Cake and Chat Too.



Decorate with Decopague burgundy Table

This creative craft class will teach you the technique of decopague where we will transform simple items using paper/napkins glue scissor and varnish. We will practice Image Transfer and use the Crackle Varnish look to make things shabby chic. (gifts included )

Fabulous Framesfab frames

This “Hands On” Class will allow you to create a variety of decor finishes using Annie Sloan Chalk Paints & Waxes. You will then have the skills for any Home Decor Painting Projects. You will style & design two wooden picture frames using some of the following techniques:- 1 & 2 Colour Layering, Distressing, Structured Texture, Stenciling, Crackle Effect, Dark Ageing & Vintage Look.

Create A Crate

createacrateThis new fun class will allow you to design and finish your own crate. You will work with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Waxes and Napkin Decoupage. Your finished piece can then be used as a storage box, plant container or a decorative piece for your bathroom or bedroom. A perfect beginner’s project craft class.

Chair Affairchair-affair

Here you will work with a simple wooden Farmhouse style wooden chair and give it New Life (we source the chairs). Add a dash of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, some decorative stencils or decoupage detail and you will have created and upcycled a unique piece of furniture.
The Magic of Mouldings (New)

This new fun class will allow you to design and finish your own Wooden crate or Frame. You will work with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Waxes and Decorative Mouldings. Mouldings will help you take your furniture makeover to the Next Level. Have Fun and Create your own unique statement piece.

Style A Sign (New)

If you Love To Create... Then this class will suit you. Learn how to apply crisp clean stencils every time. Working with Sencils you will create a unique Worded Sign. Using Pallets and Old Timber along with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. You will create your own unique sign with Easy To Do Stencils which will look elegant and devine when finished. This Is A Fun Stylish Class !!


The Vintage Book Stack Décor

This Workshop will involve you making boring books beautiful. Again using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint you will work with Wet Paint Decoupage, Colour Blending, Gilding Stencilling and Dark Age Waxing. You will upcycle old Hardcovered Books into gorgeous 2/3 book stacks as a display piece to add warmth and charm into your home.

Build Your Own Bunting

Here at this craft class you will work with gorgeous fabrics ribbons laces and make your own bespoke styled bunting/garland. (10 pendants) and No Sewing Experience Is Required!!


Shabby Chic Magic Mirror

You will transform a large plain wooden picture frame using annie sloan chalk paint and the craquelure effect and turn it into a stunning mirror using napkin decoupage colour blending and mirror effect paint. This Class Has a Touch of Magic !


For a full list of workshop dates contact Loraine on 0035387 2244221

Magic Mirror

Sat. 7th April 11am-2pm

Sat. 5th May 11am-2pm






Take A Seat

 Sat. 24th March 10am-4pm

Sat. 21st April 10am-4pm

Sat. 26th May 10am-4pm

€100 (lunch & Chair)

Vintage Book Stack

Sat. 10th March 11am-2pm

Sat. 28th April 11am-2pm

Sat 12th May 11am-2pm



Build Your Own Bunting

Sat. 14th April 11am-2pm

Sat. 19th May 11am-2pm


Evening classes or morning classes can also be accommodated just contact me with your interested dates and group numbers minimum class size is 6.

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