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About the Project

Crazy for Vintage is a new business founded by entrepreneur Sandra Agyapong. workshop experience to the official starting point of the business. CFV is a wedding design & production company focusing on the 1920’s and 1950’s Hollywood glamour scene and glamour bridal wear. They specialise in

– Wedding Design & Event Design

– Styling & Set Design

– Stationery Crafts

– Bridal couture

Crazy For Vintage ran a three-week wedding styling arts and craft workshops, followed by a public showcase at the Artworks Elephant in Elephant & Castle. In the first week the audience was introduced to Crazy For Vintage, learned about mood boards and how to be more creative with research on individual projects. The second week introduced the DIY aspect of the Crazy For Vintage, where participants had the opportunity to spray paint bottles, jars and make unique seating plan ideas..

The third week saw the showcase event at Artworks. Participants learnt how to do a rustic theme wedding setup, showing  their work in the showcase.

The Impact

Participants of the workshops left feeling more confident about their work and embracing their newly found skills. The workshop also helped individuals build portfolios, network and share their work with others. It was good exposure for creative young people, especially those interested in weddings, arts, design and DIY projects.

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Future Developments

Sandra went on to participate in the SOLO Arts & Crafts fair on the 9th July 2016.  She was able to take two young people from the workshop to the fair and has since brought on another intern from the workshop to assist with a client’s wedding which hosted 200 guests.

 

Become Young Leader

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Skills gained in Creative Design

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Individuals supported to build portfolio

Become a Young Leader or Young Ambassador

Are you aged 11-25 and living in London? Want to run activities for other young people in your area? Want to support your friends and community and make a positive difference? Contact us today and you could secure up to £300 funding to make your idea a reality.

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About the Project

Peabody is funding 11-25 year olds to develop their own projects, trips and events for other young people in their local area.

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