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Decoupage courses, multi-day residential découpage workshops, holidays and short breaks in the UK, abroad in Europe and Worldwide. 'Découpage', coming from the French 'découper' meaning 'to cut', these courses cover techniques for decorating items with images cut from decorative paper, illustrations and printed sources and then lacquered or varnished.

Decoupaging tips:
To make things easier when cutting out move the paper rather than the scissors.
   Nail and cuticle scissors are great for cutting out fine detail.
   Try doing decoupage with decorative fabrics as well as paper.
   Keeping your scissors at right angles to your body will allow you to see both sides of a cut.




Decoupage courses, holidays & workshops

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Decoupage Workshops
based: Rome, Italy
Decoupage workshops and courses in Rome and London, covering the history of decoupage as well as instruction in the creation of your own highly decorative pieces. These 3-day or 5-day courses are roughly 80% work in the studio work with 20% dealing with context and museum study.
| decoupage | Italy | UK |

uk flag Heart and Art Andalucia
based: Granada, Spain
Week-long fully inclusive art and craft residential courses with professional, experienced artist teachers. Learn, create, relax in the beautiful Spanish mountains of Andalucia in a mountainside house with inspirational views of the National Park. Price also includes countryside picnics, day excursion and airport transfers in Spain. All art materials provided.
| jewellery | sculpture/carving | paper crafts | scrapbooking | embroidery | decoupage | painting/drawing | mixed media | soft toy making | retreats | self development | Spain |

 Painted Country
based: Suffolk, UK
Decoupage workshops in Suffolk, including a 'Simple Decoupage and Gilding' course that makes use of decorative and metallic papers, varnishes, paint and gilding material. Also a French Rustic Painted Furniture workshop.
| decoupage | England |

Ariann & Friends
based: Tuscany, Italy
Holiday accommodation, with decoupage classes available with a local artist and a translator, provided at the holiday premises.
| decoupage | Italy |

 Crafters Retreat
based: Blackpool, Lancashire, UK
Weekend craft workshops for small groups; including quilling/paper filigree, mechanical cards, stamping, paper folding and decoupage.
| paper crafts | decoupage | UK |

Decoupage Pictorial Course
based: Bologna, Italy
Pictorial Découpage – 8 day decoupage courses in Bologna, Italy; previous experience not necessary, course fee includes interpreting service, lodging, breakfast and lunch.
| decoupage | Italy |

La mia Toscana
based: Tuscany, Italy
4 or 7 night painting, decoupage and decoration classes based from a charming Tuscan farmhouse. Classes take place at the farmhouse and/or in the surrounding hills and villages.
| decoupage | Italy |

 Refreshed Fabric Art
based: Cumbria, UK
Fabric decoupage workshops and courses in Brampton, Cumbria; three half days (one full day, plus half the next).
| decoupage | UK |



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