Monday, 25 April 2016

Exciting news....New Retreat.....New Website

Registration is open on our new Mixology Website for the Ministry of Mixology USA - USA Chicago Retreat: Sat 22- Sun 23 October 2016 (informal Meet & Greet for delegates wishing to stay on Fri 21st)

Early registration (before May 15th) means a SAVINGS too! Plus if you are signing up with a group of your peeps you will be able to specify Option A or B so you can all be together! We are both so excited by the response and can’t wait to bring this affordable art retreat weekend to you! 

Make note we have a special Ministry of Mixology room rates with our venue for that weekend too. Spaces are limited…click for more details and to book your seat! 

Thursday, 21 April 2016



Ok we can finally announce the date of the next Ministry of Mixology event to be held in the Holiday Inn, Coventry in the UK :)

It will the weekend of the 19th and 20th November 2016 but we will have the meet and greet again on the evening of the 18th.

We don't have much more than that at the moment to tell you but keep an eye out here for more details.

Also...coming soon a link to our brand new website ;)

Monday, 4 April 2016

Kate's class Saturday 9th April

We have one remaining space for Kate's Class on Saturday 9th April.

You can book this class HERE.

It's a stunning project, here are some pictures:

Sunday, 3 April 2016

Space available - Kate Crane Class on Sunday 10th April

A space has become available on Kate Crane's class on Sunday 10th April.

You can book now on the Tando Creative website HERE

Once it's's gone.

NOW SOLD....thanks everyone

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Emails have been sent

Morning All.
Emails have been sent just now detailing what you need to bring and a schedule of events. They would have been sent to the person that made the booking. If you booked for other people please forward the email on to them.
If you haven't received the email please check your spam folder as it may have gone in there.
I have also updated the demonstrator list in the page Tutors and Demonstrators.
Thanks everyone

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Supply list for April event

Ok, supply lists lovely people. This shouldn't change but if it'll be the first to know. I will be sending out an email to everyone just before the event that will include this list too.
Kate's Class:
1/. A flat paint brush (1/2" or 1" doesn't really matter), and a finer detail brush
2/. Craft mat (we will be supplying tear off palettes so this isn't essential)
3/. Scissors
4/. White sign uniball gel pen (broad) or other good quality white pen
5/. Fine black marker / journaling pen
6/. Pencil
Optional: Coloured pencils, coloured washi tapes, oil pastels
(These last items are optional, you don't need to go out and buy them if they don't already have them).
Andy's Class:
1/. 1/2" flat hogs hair / stiff brush or preferred dry brushing brush
2/. 3/4" flat soft
3/. 1/2" flat soft
4/. Craft Knife
5/. Stencil,stipple brush
6/. Palette knife
7/. Pencil
8/. Scissors
There is a picture of Andy's brushes below. We will have a small selection of brushes and plenty of palette knives available in the shop.

Sunday, 28 February 2016

We are really proud to announce that alongside DecoArt and Tando Creative we now have another wonderful sponser, Stampendous!

We will be stocking a fabulous selection of Stampendous products at the next Ministry of Mixology including their fantastic Frantage embossing enamels and Nathalie Kalbach and Andy Skinner stamp sets.

Friday, 12 February 2016

Reserve list

Coventry April weekend:

Andy's classes have now sold out on both days and we have limited spaces available on Kate's classes.

If you would like to be added to the reserve list please contact Di at

Friday, 29 January 2016

For all April delegates

Afternoon lovely people.

I'm going to be planning as many new and exciting things to put into the shop for the April event as I can so I'm after a bit of feedback from you. 

If you were buying MDF or greyboard/chipboard items what would you most likely look out for? I've added some ideas below but please add any other areas of interest in the comments too.

If there are any particular items that you would like but can't find available anywhere then pop those down in the comments too? 


Thursday, 28 January 2016

Information Post

All certificates for bookings have now been issued for the upcoming April 2016 event. If you haven't received your email please check you spam folder as it may have gone in there.

Certificates will have been emailed to the person who made the booking.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Info post

A booking has been changed so there is 1 place available for Andy's class on Saturday. There are limited spaces on the other workshops.

Monday, 25 January 2016

A reminder that tickets go on sale tonight (Monday 25th January) at 20.00 GMT.  
You will be able to purchase them from HERE 

Details are in the graphic below but to summarise:
We have the amazing Andy Skinner and Kate Crane tutoring for 2 fabulous days
It will be held at the Holiday Inn in Coventry (more details can be found on this website) on the 9th and 10th April 2016.
Ticket price is just £70.00 per class and we have also negotiated a really good rate with the hotel for overnight stays.


Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Ticket sale announcement

Exciting news!!

We have finalised our next event that will take place on the 9th and 10th April 2016.

I can confirm that there will be 35 places available on each class, each day with the world renowned Andy Skinner and Kate Crane!

The cost of the classes will be £70.00 per class, we have also negotiated a very good rate with the hotel on the accommodation of £50.00 bed and breakfast single occupancy and £60.00 bed and breakfast double occupancy per night. You can find extensive details at here on this website.
Sales will open next Monday 25th January at 8pm GMT, please go to

If you are booking for more than one person please can you send me an email listing the names of the other delegates along with dietary requirements to

Please feel free to comment with any questions.

Thursday, 14 January 2016


I am so excited to announce the tutor that will be partnering Andy at the next retreat in April 2016.........
......the super talented Kate Crane will be joining us at Coventry.