My love of creating and upcycling objects began many years ago when I worked at an auction house and developed a love of furniture and antiques and an appreciation of how beautiful things can enrich our lives.

I went on to open a shop in Brimstage Hall Courtyard in Wirral, becoming an official stockist of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, a unique decorative paint used to upcycle and transform furniture. I devoured everything Annie Sloan, read all her books and was fortunate enough to be trained and guided by her in her unique methods.

I decided to relocate my business to a beautiful, airy loft space at the Old Shippon at Poulton Hall in the heart of Wirral, a more flexible workspace in which to establish Creative Home Workshops.

Our workshops aim to be fun and inspirational. They are a wonderful way for people to explore their creativity, make new friends, learn new skills and relax away from everyday life. It is incredibly rewarding to pass on my passion and skills to other people and see them develop their creative side and grow in confidence.

I share my space by working collaboratively with like-minded creatives including floral designers Donna Griffiths and Julie Owens and decoupage expert Julia Robinson. Together we offer a wide and varied range of creative workshops, ensuring we have lots to offer.

As well as running workshops, stocking Annie Sloan paints and accessories and providing lots of practical advice on all things Annie Sloan, I also take commissions to transform furniture, either in my loft space or within clients’ homes.

Why not get in touch to learn more about all we have to offer at Creative Home Workshops? We’d love you to join us. Call 0151 334 0007 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Alison - My Top 10

  • Being a Mum
  • Grandma & Nan
  • Dairy Farmer's Wife
  • Painter - mainly furniture
  • Creative, love colour
  • Knitter
  • Traveller from the North Wales coast to Greece
  • From a family of teachers - says a lot!
  • Films - Chocolat my current favourite
  • Julia - we met for a coffee 5 years ago and she's still here

To celebrate, here’s the furniture from the poster for my brand new Chalk Paint® colours, Svenska Blue and Chicago Grey! What do you think of them, in their natural environment? I think they create a lovely fresh mood - both these colours are...

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They are experienced and passionate Stockists who are helpful and knowledgeable. So are perfect for newby users of the paint who are looking for confidence and tips on how to embark on their first project using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.


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