Sample interior design and spicy cuisine with Virgin Experience Days

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Ever fancied learning more about interior design, or even designing your own home? Virgin Experience Days has a summer offer that could help you do just that.

Professional designer Jo Hamilton will help you work with colour and tackle new schemes with skill and confidence over one or two days, depending on your preference.

The course includes an introduction to the design process and then moves on to topics including colour theory and how to use colour with confidence, gow to use pattern and texture to balance a design scheme, how to create the right mood and style and using lighting to create an atmosphere.

You’ll also cover space planning, ergonomics and scale drawing, accessorising your scheme and employing a few tricks and tips of the design trade to help you get the most from your designs. And there’s a manual to take home covering all the course topics.

The course takes place at the stunning five-star Sanderson Hotel in St Martin’s Lane, London, and you can find out all about it here.

Food, glorious food

Now, for those who like things hot and spicy, here are two more Virgin Experience Days offers to check out.

Firstly, you can discover a world of new flavours with a Season & Spice Recipe Kit subscription – and each month you’ll receive a new box containing full-colour laminated recipe cards and all the fresh spices you need to make the recipes.

The spices are ground and packed just before being sent so you always get them at their very best. The kits also include rare and unusual ingredients such as Grains of Paradise, Long Pepper, or Tahitian Vanilla, all measured out to make authentic dishes from around the world.

The simple recipes just need a few fresh ingredients you’ve probably already got at home or can pick up in any supermarket to complete the meal. Learn more about Season & Spice subscriptions here.

Or why not try a chilli tour and tasting for two? The deluxe tour will suit hardened spice-addicts or newcomers to the world of one of the most widely-used culinary ingredients. It includes a tour of a working chilli farm with the chance taste gourmet sauces and even pick your own chillies to take home

Are you brave enough to try the hottest chilli? Find out here.

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