Workshops

LEARN, CREATE and ENJOY!

 Hillside Studio runs a variety of workshops. Each one is relaxed with small numbers giving you time to create and learn. Katie carefully plans each event to ensure that you learn and enjoy time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 

Workshops are becoming increasingly  popular and we are delighted that you would choose to come to Hillside.  As such classes book up very quickly.  Katie can also create bespoke workshops for your family or friends.  

We are thrilled to have an exciting workshop line up for 2024.

Some old favourites are in the calendar along with some brand new ones.  

All the workshops are suitable for complete beginners and we keep the workshops fun and relaxed with small class sizes.

We also offer bespoke 1-2-1 tuition sessions as well as private workshops for corporate events, parties and hen parties.

The workshops are held at 1 Hillside Studio in Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. 

Gift vouchers are also available for all workshops.  If you have already purchased a gift voucher, please get in touch to book your workshop and for more details.

https://www.philippacraddock.com/journal-katie

Last year I was delighted to be asked to write a piece all about my wreath making workshops for Philipa Craddock. 

Here is a little extract of what she said and if you would like to read my full piece please see the link above. 

FESTIVE WREATH – A FLORIST’S STORY

I invited Katie to share her wreath-making story. Katie is a professional florist who, during the winter months, offers busy women time to switch off from what awaits them at home and work, challenging their assumptions that they’re not creative and watching as their shoulders drop and faces relax as they get into ‘the zone’.

As with all things green and creative, her story is not so much about the making the wreaths themselves, instead it is about the life and feelings that surrounds it …

Dried Wreath workshop

Workshop

Everlasting Wreath Workshop

£45

Friday 16th  Feb 7-9pm,

0r Friday 23rd Feb 1-3pm

Come and join Katie in making a beautiful everlasting wreath.  Katie will guide you through the process to create your own beautiful wreath.  A hands on experience where you will learn to craft your own stunning wreaths using dried flowers, foliage and other natural elements.  Perfect for beginners and seasoned crafters alike. 

Relax, unwind, and enjoy and in this lovely creative workshop with plenty of  refreshments and cake to enjoy in this bespoke setting at 1 Hillside Studio.

Max 8 people

All materials provided, no experience needed.

This is a great workshop to book out if having a special occassion, birthday or hen party as the wreath will be a perfect keepsake of your time together

There is some parking available at the top of the driveway at 1 Hillside Studio or there is space in surrounding streets. Please just be mindful of neighbours driveways. Please also be careful when walking up and down cobble driveway as it is an uneven surface.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Max 8 , min 4 people per class

 

Flower Styling

Workshop

Spring Bowl arrangment

Friday 1st March 1-3pm or 7-9pm

£60 per per person

Enjoy a beautiful afternoon or evening surrounded by flowers and having styling your own arrangement with all that spring has to offer.  

Create a spring bowl arrangement where Katie will demonstrate sustainable techniques and how to style your flowers, looking at colour and seasonal varieties. 

You will take home your very own flower arrangement in a lovely bowl so you can continue to create at home.

Relax, unwind, and enjoy and in this lovely creative workshop with plenty of cake and refreshments to enjoy in this bespoke setting at 1 Hillside Studio.

Max 6 people

All materials provided, no experience need

There is some parking available at the top of the driveway at 1 Hillside Studio or there is space in surrounding streets. Please just be mindful of neighbours driveways. Please also be careful when walking up and down cobble driveway as it is an uneven surface.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Max 6 , min 3 people per clas

 

Flower Styling

Workshop

Flower styling

Friday 22nd March 1-3pm
or 7-9pm

Friday 22md March 1-3pm or 7-9pm

£80 per per person

Have you ever fancied turning your hand to floral styling and creating your own large floral centre piece. At this workshop  Katie will guide you through the process of working with flowers and creating a design with sustainable techniques.  You will be shown  how to condition the flowers for floral work,  looking at  movement, structure  and space within your design .  Katie will  guide you through the stages, looking at colour combinations in your floral design to space, height and movement. 

You will take home your very own flower arrangement in a lovely bowl/urn so you can continue to create at home.

Relax, unwind, and enjoy and in this lovely creative workshop with plenty of cake and refreshments to enjoy in this bespoke setting at 1 Hillside Studio.

Max 6 people

All materials provided, no experience needed.

There is some parking available at the top of the driveway at 1 Hillside Studio or there is space in surrounding streets. Please just be mindful of neighbours driveways. Please also be careful when walking up and down cobble driveway as it is an uneven surface.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Max 6 , min 3 people per clas

 

Flower cloud workshop

Workshop

Flower cloud workshop

£75

Dates for 2024 coming soon….

Have you ever fancied making a floral cloud piece/statement.   Katie will guide you through the process to create your own beautiful flower cloud, using dried flowers and greenery to create and piece that will last for a as long as you would like.   Create this visual piece for your home.  Katie will  guide you through the stages, looking at colour combinations in your floral design to space, height and movement. 

Relax, unwind, and enjoy and in this lovely creative workshop with plenty of cake and refreshments to enjoy in this bespoke setting at 1 Hillside Studio.

Max 6 people

All materials provided, no experience needed. clou

 

There is some parking available at the top of the driveway at 1 Hillside Studio or there is space in surrounding streets. Please just be mindful of neighbours driveways. Please also be careful when walking up and down cobble driveway as it is an uneven surface.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Max 6 , min 3 people per clas

 

DIY Wreath Kit with video demonstatrion

Workshop

DIY Wreath Kit with video demo to make at home

£40

Ever fancied making your own wreath at home or with your friends in a wreath making party. Well now you can with these everlasting DIY wreath kits. Learn along with Katie in making your very own Scandi style wreath using dried flowers and grasses.

All materials are provided in the Kit. All you will need is a pair of scissors.

Simply follow the step by step video instructions with Katie and you too can create your own beautiful dried Wreath which should last up to 3 years. This is a lovely thing to at home or why not get a group of friends together and follow along with Katie at your very own wreath making party.