April Lesson Release 2019

Lydell Quin

Posted on March 19 2019

Printable Lesson Schedule for April 2019
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Monday 1st April @ 10am-12pm
Thursday 4th April @ 7pm-9pm

This month Marina has created two pretty-in-pink chocolate layered birthday cake cards with delicious pink frosting almost good enough to eat! 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, Flower shaping tools and mat, mini mister, EK Success small six petal flower punch, mini hole punch, foam strips or foam tape 

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

CLASS COST- $21.00
 

Monday 1st April @ 7pm-9pm
Wednesday 24th April @ 10am-12pm

Join Helen this month as we heat up the Go press and Foil Machine and create two pretty cards that also incorporate some die cutting and fussy cutting.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, 7PD nested circle dies, nested oval dies, filigree oval dies.

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST -$16.00

Tuesday 2nd April @10am-12pm
Tuesday 9th April @ 7pm-9pm

Beginners Copics is all about learning basic techniques to bring your projects to life. You will learn in a fun, supportive and relaxed atmosphere. As part of the class you will receive a Coptic Sketch marker of your choice to help build your range of colours.  Beginners Copics will start in January with basic eyes and will continue to cover common topics and subjects throughout the year such as skin, hair, flowers, nature and animals.

Tools & Inks Used: Please bring your basic tool kit, Copic markers and silicone craft mat (available at Paper Flourish)

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels including beginners.

CLASS COST -$25.00

Tuesday 2nd April @ 7pm-9pm
Tuesday 16th April @ 10am-12pm

This set of cards includes a card for him, a card for her and a card for a couple whether it be anniversary, engagement or wedding. These cards may be a little shabby but elegance radiates from them with these beautiful hues of soft blues and gorgeous feminine pinks. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit

Suitable for all skill levels, including Beginners

CLASS COST-$30.00

Wednesday 3rd April @ 10am-12pm 
Thursday 18th April @ 7pm-9pm

Ashleigh has used a bright combination of Distress Oxide colours and paired them with some grungy elements to create these fun gift tags and cards. Once again, Ashleigh will show you how easy it is to create a card instead. Come along for a couple of hours of inky fun!

Tools & Inks Used: Black Soot Distress Ink, Liquitex light modelling paste and pallete knife, Distress Oxides and blending tools (I used: Abandoned Coral, Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry, Twisted Citron, Ripe Persimmon, Mermaid Lagoon and Squeezed Lemonade), water spray bottle, Seven Paper Dolls Stencils (I used: Dotted Lines, Textures, Numberology, Dahlia Blooms, Blooms, Geometric Lines) and basic tool kit.

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST- $18.00

Wednesday 3rd April @ 6:30pm-9pm
Friday 12th April @ 10am-12:30pm

Janine will show you how to create these delicate shabby chic mixed media cards that are filled with fun techniques.  You will create your own background paper for your card base using napkins and matte medium with touches of watercolour.  Then it is onto decorating the fronts with chipboard, stencils, lace, mediums, flowers and more.  Please bring your heat tool and any mediums you have that are listed below.

Tools & Inks Used: White gesso, matte medium, Prima white sand texture paste, White embossing powder, embossing pad, heat tool, Soft Matte Gel, Prima Art Stones, Prima Metallics Watercolour Paint Set.  Brushes, palette knife, black soot distress ink, and distress tool.

Suitable for Intermediate crafters

CLASS COST -$30.00

Thursday 4th April @ 1pm-1:45pm

In this technique lesson, Ashleigh will show you how to use heat embossing techniques, combined with Distress Oxides and gloss paper to create these two fabulous inky backgrounds. If you have any of the supplies below, please bring them along to the lesson! 

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides, water spray bottle and basic tool kit. 

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST-$5.00

Friday 5th April@1:30pm

We hold a FREE Cardmakers Club each month.  Join in on the fun, get a monthly challenge and share your creations with each other to inspire and motivate!

Flourish Friday with Mandii & Wil 
Friday 5th April @ 6pm-12am

A Friday night crop session where you can bring your projects and supplies into the store and scrap the 6 hours away!  This is the perfect chance to get some of your friends together and have an awesome social time of scrapbooking and laughter! Cost includes Dinner, Drinks and Nibbles.

COST- $15.00

Saturday 6th April @ 10am-12pm
Monday 15th April @ 7pm-9pm

This month Ashleigh has used an adorable stamp from Neat and Tangled to create this sweet set of cards. With the addition of some fun stencilled backgrounds and die cuts, these cards quickly come together!  As always, you will receive the images on your choice of Copic or Watercolor card so please bring your colouring medium of choice to the lesson. Colour alternatives for a number of mediums will also be provided.

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides (I used: Pumice Stone, Hickory Smoke, Stormy Sky, Faded Jeans, Bundled Sage, Peeled Paint and Dried Marigold and Spiced Marmalade), colouring medium of choice (ie Copics, Prismacolor pencils, Zig, Distress etc), scissors for fussy cutting and basic tool kit. 

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST -$21
 

Tuesday 16th April @ 7pm-9pm

This class has a focus on teaching the artistic aspects of using Copic markers. Intermediate Copics will start with water, colours in reflections and will cover transparency such as windows and balloons. Throughout the year, topics covered will include animals, sky, people, clothes, face detail, flowers, leaves, grass, trees and bushes, backgrounds and texture.  You will receive a Copic Sketch marker in the colour of your choice, to build your collection and handouts on the topic covered for the month.

Tools & Inks Used: Please bring your basic kit, Copic markers and silicone craft mat (available at Paper Flourish). 

Suitable for Intermediate Colourists

CLASS COST -$25.00

Flourish Saturday with Mandii & Wil
Saturday 6th April @ 6pm-12am

A Saturday night crop session where you can bring your projects and supplies into the store and scrap the 6 hours away! This is the perfect chance to get some of your friends together and have an awesome social time of scrapbooking and laughter! Cost includes Dinner, drinks and nibbles.

Tools and Inks Used: Please bring all the supplies you need to work on your current projects, but the store is at your disposal if you wish to purchase more supplies on the night.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including Beginners.

COST-$15

Sunday 7th April @ 1pm-3pm
Wednesday 10th April @ 7pm-9pm

Learn different ways to bind your own books in this monthly class, it’s an awesome skill to have up your sleeve.   Make your own stunning handmade books for journals or albums or even just the humble notebook.  Using whatever papers you have on hand, it's a great way to create your own journals or mixed media books! This month we will make a clever little album with removable pages, meaning this one can be used over and over again!!!


Tools & Inks Used: Be sure to bring your basic kit plus your bookbinding tools, (Lead pencil, eraser, ruler,  any scrapbook papers, or other specialty paper you would like to add.  Full 'Beginners Bookbinding Kit' available in-store.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

CLASS COST- $25:00

Monday 8th April @ 10am-12pm

This month we revisit one of Helen's favourite card folds – the 'Double Z card'!  We make two z-fold cards, and another card with some of our leftovers. You will still have lots left over to continue making cards at your leisure at home.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, Frayed Burlap ink pad and sponge tool.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

CLASS COST-$17

Monday 8th April @ 7pm-9pm
Monday 29th April @ 10am-12pm

Join Mandii this month to create this gorgeous group of Cards using the Kaisercraft Greenhouse Collection. Each month Mandii hosts 2 Collection Card lessons, (one at night and one during the day) where you can come along and copy Mandii’s designs or design your own in this low-key friendly environment.  Every month showcases a new range by a plethora of brand names and is a great way to build up a stash of cards for those last-minute special occasions. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit. 

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST-$29

Tuesday 9th April @ 10am-12pm
Wednesday 17th April @ 7pm-9pm
 

This is soooo feminine with the beautiful Prima soft rose shades of pink.  Two of the cards are made in Ruth’s usual Glitz & Glam style with lots of layers of die cuts and pretty flowers and bling.  The third is a cute clean cut shabby style featuring a bicycle, lots of layers of fussy cut flowers, lace and a choice of your sentiment.  Just a gorgeous set of cards to give for any occasion.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, 450 glue, double sided tape, 18mm foam mounting tape, a small pair of sharp scissors

Suitable for Crafters of all skill levels

CLASS COST -$30.00

Wednesday 10th April @ 10am-12pm

Join Emma in the continuation of creating her Index Cards. This time Em uses oxides and Gelli printing to create these fun cards. Fun for everyone.

Tools & Inks Used: Versafine black ink, black fineline pen, Gelli plate, Distress Oxides, stapler, foam tape, basic essentials, gesso.

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST -$19.00

Thursday 11th April @ 10am-12pm
Monday 29th April @ 7pm-9pm

Ooh-la-la! Just have a look at what Marina is teaching this month. These vintage Parisian lace corset cards are absolutely stunning and are shown off to perfection in beautifully decorated shadow boxes.  

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, strong liquid glue, flower shaping tools and mat, mini mister, foam strips, sharp scissors, strong double sided tape, a scoreboard is required to make the shadow boxes so make sure you bring your own.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced crafters

CLASS COST-$25.00

Thursday 11th April @ 7pm-9pm
Monday 15th April @ 10am-12pm

Join Helen this month to make four pretty cards in a not so shabby style. Lots of layers and some fussy cutting involved!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, Frayed Burlap ink pad and sponge tool, distressing tool, foam tape.

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST -$19.00

Saturday 13th April @ 9:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 17th April @ 9:30am-4:30pm

Mandii and Helen have teamed up this month to create another awesome All-Day Lesson in April using the beautifully versatile Prima "Midnight Garden" Collection.  Once again we have 10 exquisite cards, full of beautiful layers, designed for you, plus a few extra projects to inspire you. We will provide full colour printed instructions of the cards, so you can create at your leisure.   We have some give-aways and surprises to make your day just that bit more special.  This is a fully catered event with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided in the cost of the lesson.   Places are very limited so be quick to secure your seat for a full day of crafting, eating and socialising with like-minded people.  A day not to be missed.

Tools & Inks Used: Please bring along your basic tool kit, glues, tapes, scoring board, trimmer, foam tape, Black Soot distress ink, blending tool, frayed burlap distress ink and tool and paper creaser/bone folder.

 

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including Beginners.

CLASS COST-$89

Sunday 14th April @ 12pm-3pm

Carolyn has a distinctive style of teaching the very foundational basics of creating stunning artworks with a grass roots understanding of the fundamentals involved. Each lesson is individual and focused entirely on the step by step process that gets you from learning to creating, and every lesson you do with Carolyn will equip you with the knowledge and technique needed to grow. Perfectly suited to beginners looking to explore the artist within, or simply an opportunity to lift the veil on the actual simplicity of genuine art with a genuine artist!  Your project this month will be similar to the one above.  Come and enjoy some mixed media art play with us!

 

Tools & Inks Used: Collage medium, canvas or media journal.  gesso, gel medium. brushes etc

 Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

CLASS COST- $25.00

Thursday 18th April @ 10am-12pm

If you enjoy cardmaking in a relaxed social setting, this is the class for you!  This month we make three great cards with the beautiful Kaisercraft Greenhouse range of papers.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, UCD1828 Succulent Outlines Die

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

CLASS COST -$17

Tuesday 23rd April @ 10am-12pm
Tuesday 30th April @ 7pm-9pm

Come along and join Vanessa this month to make a bright and fun bee canvas. Vanessa has used various mixed media techniques incorporating metals, watercolours, stamps, dies, distress inks and modelling paste. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, palate knife, mini distress tool, paint brush, Wild Honey Oxide, Scattered Straw Distress Ink, Squeezed Lemon Distress Ink, Gathered Twigs Distress Ink, Prima watercolours.

Suitable for Beginners

CLASS COST-$28

Lavender Cards with Ruth 

Tuesday 23rd April @ 7pm-9pm
Tuesday 30th April @ 10am-12pm
 

The soft hues of lavender make this set of cards very feminine and gorgeous.  Perfect for many occasions, they are lots of fun to make with many interesting additions such as lace, flowers, doilies, painted chipboard, ribbon and bling.  

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, 450 glue, double sided tape, small sharp scissors, Prima acrylic paint in White Pearl and Opal Magic Violet Gold, 1/4” paint brush

Suitable for crafters of all levels.

CLASS COST- $30

Wednesday 24th April @ 6:30pm-9pm
Friday 26th April @10:30am-1pm

In this monthly Scrapbooking Class we will create 2 Layouts each lesson to keep our albums on track.  Lydell has a wealth of tips, tricks & techniques for telling your stories and recording precious memories on the page to share with you.  Learn design techniques to make your pages stand out, ways to include extra photos and journaling and to reuse designs with other pages, without them looking the same!  You will receive full written instructions for both pages, in case you don’t quite finish in class.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Distress Oxide and Ink in Black Soot, Tim Holtz tiny attacher, Foam tape,  Helmar 450 and fine applicator glue (available instore)

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST- $30.00
 

Friday 26th April@1:30pm

If you are a scrapbooker this FREE monthly Challenge Club might be for you!  Join in the fun, get a monthly challenge from Lydell and share your creations with a group of like minded creators.  Lots of inspiration for us all in this group!
 

Saturday 27th April @ 10am-12pm

Emma has created a beautiful feminine, floral layout for you all to create using a little mixed media yet exploring some fun techniques. Come and build layers and enjoy a great morning of creativity.

Tools & Inks Used: Foam tape, Helmar 450 glue, double sided tape, scissors, emboss dabber, dabbing brushes, matte gel, fussy cut scissors.

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST-$30

Saturday 27th April @ 1pm-3pm

Join Emma as she teaches you how to make this fun mixed media layout. Using gorgeous Prima products and ink you will take home another piece of art. A nice simple afternoon of creativity is guaranteed.

Tools & Inks Used: Foam tape, Helmar 450 glue, double sided tape, scissors, Modelling paste, clear gesso, distress oxides (Fossilized Amber & Wild Honey)

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

CLASS COST-$30

Sunday 28th April @ 1pm-3:30pm
 

Having a recipe box to go to for your family's favourite recipe's is wonderful!  In this class you will create a clever little box to hold hundreds of recipes.  It includes a fold down section to hold a pen as well as your recipe card, so you can see what you need as you cook!  Join Lydell for this class and create your own.  Cooking and menu planning will never be easier!!!  

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic Kit, Bookbinding Glue (or white glue) scalpel blade and metal ruler,  paper trimmer.

 

Suitable for all intermediate to advanced crafters

CLASS COST-$29
 

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