Make it a ‘Chair Affair’ with Hotel Meyrick

Do you love anything that has a story? Do you love the idea of taking a piece of furniture and giving it a second life? How do you fancy a lovely weekend away AND get to up-cycle a once loved piece of furniture to its former glory?

The Hotel Meyrick, Galway, is offering a ‘Chair Affair’ furniture up cycling package; a weekend of luxurious accommodation, sumptuous food, fun and creativity!

hotel meyrick

With over 161 years of history embedded within its walls, the Hotel Meyrick could certainly tell some stories!

With this in mind the hotel is offering a ‘Chair Affair’ an Up-cycling workshop, in conjunction with The Gaiety Antique & Vintage Store, on Saturday 8th February, giving people the chance to create their own stories!

Chair Affair Upcycling Workshop

Guests will depart the hotel with a delicious lunch to take to the Gaiety Antique & Vintage Store for an afternoon (10.30am–2.30pm) of fun and creativity, giving a once loved chair a complete makeover! Take one vintage chair; add a dash of Annie Sloan Chalk paint, a swish of gorgeous fabric and tah-dah!  You have created your very own unique piece of furniture and learned the skills to paint and wax basic upholstery in the process!

Participants will be provided with the chair, paint, fabric and the tea! Enjoy two nights of luxurious 4 Star accommodation in the heart of Galway with a Full Irish Breakfast each morning from just €159 per person sharing, add in a ‘Chair Affair’ workshop for just €100 and you’ve got a weekend to remember!

'Chair Affair'

The select furniture pieces that find a home in The Gaiety Antique & Vintage Store come from across the globe and have been handpicked for their beauty and quirkiness, Specialists in antiques and Up-cycling the team at The Gaiety love sharing their wisdom and knowledge of this growing trend, “The only thing we love more than the thrill of taking something once loved and giving it a new lease of life is spending an afternoon showing you how to do it too!”

For further information visit or call 091 564041.

About Karen

My name is Karen Hughes and I'm an Interior Designer from Dublin, Ireland. I’m passionate about design and I started this blog as a way to connect with others just as passionate as myself. I tend to ramble on about all sorts of things, projects I’m working on, people, places and things that inspire me (and some that don’t). So put the kettle on, get comfy and settle in. I hope you enjoy your visit and don't forget to say hello. Visit my website to find out more about my services and view my work.

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