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Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio

We are fully trained and experienced within Interior Design & offer an inspiring fabric and wallpaper collection alongside a full range of Annie Sloan products and workshops. Well worth a visit to Hylands Estate!

Interior Design and Paint Studio located in the landscaped grounds of Hylands Estate - home to Hylands House, a Grade II neo-classical Villa and inspiring collection of skilled artists, craftsmen and makers.   Inspired by colour, pattern, period style and current trends, we embrace quirky colour and pattern combinations and love to inspire our customers and encourage them to be brave!  Workshops, hand painted or unfinished furniture and commissions available.


Address

Studios 7 & G3 The Stables
Hylands Estate, London Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 8WQ

Opening Hours

Opening Hours
Monday: 11am - 3pm (Closed Bank Holidays)
Tuesday: 10am - 2pm
Wednesday: 10am - 2pm
Thursday: 10am - 2pm
Friday: 10am-2pm
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday - 11am - 3pm





Contact Details

Contact Liz Perry
Phone 01245 266000
Email hello@knightknight.com

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Finding Us

Please enter using the main Hylands House entrance off London Road and The Stables is positioned to the left of the main house. A green gated entrance will lead you into The Stables courtyard. Out ground floor paint studio is on the right and our first floor design studio in above the bookshop on the left. Please note, The Stables is a dog free area. Lift available to first floor.

Workshops

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 25 May 2019
End 13:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

*NEW* – The Home Sketchbook Workshop

Hosted by Liz Perry, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford


Join us for an intimate and friendly workshop to develop your home style and learn tips from Interior Designer Liz Perry.
Ideally, you will have a room and a piece of furniture in mind which will require some updating. This workshop involves, selecting fabric and wallpaper, mixing Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and sketching your
furniture up cycling ideas in your A3 sketch book (All items provided including 1 x A3 Sketch book to take away).
£69 per person

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 14 Jun 2019
End 12:30
Email hello@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 21 Jun 2019
End 15:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

The Complete Chair Makeover Workshop

Hosted by Verity Southwell/Liz Perry, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Mixing our love of fabric, chalk paint and upcycling, we are excited to be bringing you our chair makeover workshop!

This is a full days course where you will learn how to reupholster a drop-in seat style vintage chair (provided) using one of our beautiful fabrics as well as giving it your own style of chalk paint finish. All materials, including the chair are provided. You come away with invaluable skills and a brand new chair!

*Please note that this is a physical workshop involving a lot of standing and bending - comfy shoes are essential!

The cost of this full day workshop is £149 per person and includes all the materials you will need including the chair and fabric as well as refreshments throughout the day and a sandwich lunch.

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 09:30, 10 Jul 2019
End 16:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Techniques for Colour and Style (Techniques 2)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our advanced workshop is suited to anyone who has some experience of using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and would like to learn some fantastic new techniques and gain confidence in the use of Annie Sloan products.
This fun workshop will cover the following:

Flat finish
Ombre
Image transfer
Stencilling
Simple textured effect
Gilding
Craqueleur
Frottage

You will be shown, in detail, how to use many products to achieve all of these transformative advanced techniques in small classes of up to 6. We will work over two pine boards which are yours to take home and inspire your future projects.

£79 pp includes all materials as well as refreshments throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch or use the Cafe for 1/2 hour break midway.
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 09:30, 19 Jul 2019
End 15:00
Email hello@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Paint Surgery

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

This surgery session is designed for delegates who have already attended one of our Introduction workshops and would like help starting a small piece of furniture. 

We will be running a selection of these dates in the afternoon of an Intro workshop day so that you can 'tag-on' this session and bring a small piece of furniture (small bedside tables are ideal) to get started.

Or perhaps you'd like help with a specific technique you are mastering?

You will have access to all materials (and a chance to try all colours before you buy them) as well as on hand expert advice for your specific piece of furniture, to help you through the tough bits and make sure you can finish your piece with confidence!

You will have access to brushes, waxes and any tools you need.

£25pp for the first hour (minimum payment) and £15pp per hour thereafter.

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 14:00, 20 Jul 2019
End 16:00
Email hello@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 20 Jul 2019
End 15:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 24 Aug 2019
End 15:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Techniques for Colour and Style (Techniques 2)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our advanced workshop is suited to anyone who has some experience of using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and would like to learn some fantastic new techniques and gain confidence in the use of Annie Sloan products.
This fun workshop will cover the following:

Flat finish
Ombre
Image transfer
Stencilling
Simple textured effect
Gilding
Craqueleur
Frottage

You will be shown, in detail, how to use many products to achieve all of these transformative advanced techniques in small classes of up to 6. We will work over two pine boards which are yours to take home and inspire your future projects.

£79 pp includes all materials as well as refreshments throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch or use the Cafe for 1/2 hour break midway.
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 09:30, 07 Sep 2019
End 15:00
Email hello@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Paint Surgery

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

This surgery session is designed for delegates who have already attended one of our Introduction workshops and would like help starting a small piece of furniture. 

We will be running a selection of these dates in the afternoon of an Intro workshop day so that you can 'tag-on' this session and bring a small piece of furniture (small bedside tables are ideal) to get started.

Or perhaps you'd like help with a specific technique you are mastering?

You will have access to all materials (and a chance to try all colours before you buy them) as well as on hand expert advice for your specific piece of furniture, to help you through the tough bits and make sure you can finish your piece with confidence!

You will have access to brushes, waxes and any tools you need.

£25pp for the first hour (minimum payment) and £15pp per hour thereafter.

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 14:00, 21 Sep 2019
End 16:00
Email hello@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 21 Sep 2019
End 13:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 25 Oct 2019
End 15:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Techniques for Colour and Style (Techniques 2)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our advanced workshop is suited to anyone who has some experience of using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and would like to learn some fantastic new techniques and gain confidence in the use of Annie Sloan products.
This fun workshop will cover the following:

Flat finish
Ombre
Image transfer
Stencilling
Simple textured effect
Gilding
Craqueleur
Frottage

You will be shown, in detail, how to use many products to achieve all of these transformative advanced techniques in small classes of up to 6. We will work over two pine boards which are yours to take home and inspire your future projects.

£79 pp includes all materials as well as refreshments throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch or use the Cafe for 1/2 hour break midway.
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 09:30, 22 Nov 2019
End 15:00
Email hello@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Paint Surgery

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

This surgery session is designed for delegates who have already attended one of our Introduction workshops and would like help starting a small piece of furniture. 

We will be running a selection of these dates in the afternoon of an Intro workshop day so that you can 'tag-on' this session and bring a small piece of furniture (small bedside tables are ideal) to get started.

Or perhaps you'd like help with a specific technique you are mastering?

You will have access to all materials (and a chance to try all colours before you buy them) as well as on hand expert advice for your specific piece of furniture, to help you through the tough bits and make sure you can finish your piece with confidence!

You will have access to brushes, waxes and any tools you need.

£25pp for the first hour (minimum payment) and £15pp per hour thereafter.

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 14:00, 23 Nov 2019
End 15:00
Email hello@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 23 Nov 2019
End 15:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1)

Hosted by Liz Perry/Verity Southwell, Knight Design Interiors - The Paint Studio, Chelmsford

Our Introduction workshop is a fantastic place to start your Chalk Painting journey.
The introductory workshop will be a relaxed and fun three hours when you will be given the opportunity to sample the Annie Sloan paints, brushes and waxes.

This is an ideal introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those who have a little experience. During the workshop you will learn the following:
Two-colour distressing, using one colour over another
Texturing the Paint, which you will accentuate with Clear, Dark, White and Black Wax
Colour mixing, we will show you the basis behind which you can go on to mix an unlimited number of colours
Smooth finish and creating a wash effect.
£69pp
*dates are subject to change and dependant on numbers*

Location Studios 7 & G3 The Stables, Hylands Estate, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Start 10:00, 14 Dec 2019
End 15:00
Email paint@knightknight.com
Phone 01245 266000

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