Dotty Diva has a wide variety of items in the shop (a lovely old barn just off the high street); we sell Annie Sloan Chalk paints, beautiful 'shabby-chic' furniture and unique gifts, and run fabulous workshops in our large workshop space. We will teach you how to improve your home and have fun.
We supply a wide range of Chalk Paints at Dotty Diva as well as other Annie Sloan products. Chalk Paint is a unique decorative paint developed by Annie Sloan. With 30 decorative and historical colours made specifically for painting furniture, painting floors, and for giving walls a completely matt, velvety finish.
We have a beautiful range of hand painted furniture using Chalk Paint. Ranging from tables and chairs to cabinets and dresser drawers. If you already have furniture that could benefit from a renovation, we can do it for you. Ask for a price quote
Make your gifts more personal
We have a vast selection of gifts, large and small. Ranging from coasters to toys for children, vases to candle holders. We take pride in the quality of our gifts, hand-making a wide range of items, including; greeting cards, signs, cushions personalised notebooks and a wide variety of other items.
Join us in our beautiful barn for some creative fun
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint workshops
We teach you the best Chalk Paint application techniques, helping you develop a new creative skill and create your own personal gifts. These courses are ideal for anyone who wants to learn a new hobby, fancies themselves as a budding furniture up-cycler, or would like a unique get-together with friends.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Techniques 1 Workshop, an introductory workshop, 2.5 hours, which will cover the 3 basic techniques: One colour aged look, Two colour aged look, Crackled paint, how to use clear and dark wax. We will also show you how to do a colour wash and how to dry brush. 10% discount to workshop attendees on any Annie Sloan Products bought on the day. Option to make this workshop into a full day course and paint your own piece of furniture in the afternoon £120 including lunch.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Techniques 2 Workshop, a
3 hour workshop covering Gilding, Stencilling, Decoupage, Crackle varnish, Image transfer, how to find, download and print images for decoupage and image transfer. All materials will be included and you will be working on a wooden board, which you will be able to take home. Refreshments will be provided.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Chair Upholstery Workshop
A brand new workshop. This is a whole day workshop and covers: strip down the seat to the bare frame, rebuild the seat using jute webbing, paint the chair using one of our fabulous 33 colours of Chalk Paint decorative paints by Annie Sloan, line with fire retardant calico, cover with one of Annie Sloan's gorgeous range of heavy cotton or linen fabrics. Lunch and refreshments included. Take your finished chair home with you. This is a fantastic workshop and the skills learned are extremely transferable to other types of furniture. This workshop is a follow on to the Introductory Workshop, we will show how to add your individual style to the pieces you create.
Hen Party Workshops or pre Wedding celebrations:
Book a group workshop for your Hen Party, learn to paint signs for the bride, bridesmaids and guests and have so much fun. We can supply a deli style lunch.
Creative Printing, Birthday Party Workshops, Baby Shower Workshops, Jewellery, Bath Bomb Workshop
Annie Sloan Workshops at Dotty Diva
Why Dotty Diva ? A lighthearted tale and some lovey photos