August Lessons 2017

 

Are you ready for our August lessons?  We have a diverse range of lessons again this month, including a couple of single page layouts, one masculine and one feminine.  We know you have been missing these, so we have listened and delivered this month!

Once again there is a fabulous range of card lessons as well, from adorable Lawn Fawn coloured with Distress Inks, to Mixed Media Cards, Photo Cards, Glamorous Cards and Fathers Day Cards!

To top it all off there are kids lessons on Saturdays, techniques and even a cute off the page project.  You can check out all the beautiful projects below and either book in via the booking page or you can ring us on 7226 0401.

From everyone at Paper Flourish.

Download the August Lesson Schedule here:

Serenity Layout with Janine - $32

Tuesday 1st August @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 17th August @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Janine is back with a layout this month!  It is filled with layers and textures and some of her favourite design elements, circles, birds and flowers.  The layout is finished off using the new Nuvo Crystal Drops as highlighting accents that brings a lot of character to the page and the flowers are brought to life with iridescent medium.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic Kit, Stitched Circle Dies, Kaisercraft Circle Vines Die, Tim Holtz Black Soot Distress Ink and Tool, Prima Distressing Tool, Liquitex Iridescent Medium

Suitable for Intermediate to advanced crafters.

 

 Town House Treasures with Mandii - $25

Wednesday 2nd August @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday 29th August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Last month you may have been lucky enough to squeeze a place in Mandii’s Latern Banner lesson. Well in keeping with this adorable off the page theme, this month Mandii has created an adorable little township party favour, with some lovely treasures hidden inside.  Don’t miss out on this adorable lesson. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for Intermediate to advanced crafters.

 

Mature Ladies Cards with Helen - $17

Thursday 3rd August @ 10:00am-12:00pm

If you enjoy a slower paced class in a social setting, then this is the class for you! No die cutting this month…. we go back to basics and rely on beautiful papers and layering to complete 5 all occasion cards.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Embellished Photo cards with Ruth - $25

Thursday 3rd August @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday 4th August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

A wheelbarrow overflowing with flowers and fluttering butterflies make this months embellished photo cards just stunning.  Bright blues and yellows are the feature colours of these cards which are so glitzy, glam, feminine and sure to please even the most discerning giver/receiver.  Be quick to book into this one.  Pick up your lesson pack from Paper Flourish prior to your class, fussy cut at home, bring your ‘pieces’ to the class, have lots of fun putting your cards together and take home your finished butterfly cards.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, clean sharp small scissors, 1mm depth foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter Glue, Stampendous Ultra Fine Crystal Glitter (All available at Paper Flourish)

Suitable for Intermediate to advanced crafters.

 

Cardmakers Club – Free

Friday 4th August @ 1:30pm

 

Kids Cards with Hayley - $15

Saturday 5th August @ 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Saturday 19th August @ 2:000pm – 3:30pm

Join our youngest recruit – Hayley – to teach your youngest recruits how to make these adorable and fun cards.  Aimed squarely at the youngsters between the ages of 5 – 12 years, these simple but effective little treasures will occupy your kids while you are free to peruse the store, or just sit and have a coffee.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Planner Heaven with Lydell - $25

Sunday 6th August @ 11:00am -1.00pm
Monday 7th August @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Lydell for this monthly “Bullet Journal” Planner Class.  Plan your life and get all the clutter out of your head and into your planner leaving you free to concentrate on more important things!  From meal planning to cleaning, day to day planning to mood mandalas.  So helpful to organise and document your everyday life.  Start wherever you are at…. using whatever planner you currently have.    There is a selection of planners to purchase in store.  We are working mostly with the Leuchtturm 1917 notebook (available online) Bring your basic planner kit.  (Planner, pens, ruler, pencils markers, watercolours, stamps, stickers etc ) See you there! 

Tools & Inks Used: Prior Planner Kits, Stickers, Pens, markers, Brush markers

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

A documented Life with Lydell - $25

Sunday 6th August @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

There are so many ways to document your life.  The regular Project Life, pocket page style, Memory Planners, or working in varying size albums/mini books.  This class will accommodate all of these!  We will share techniques and ways to embellish on whatever you intend to record your life.  Mini books, Travelers Notebooks, Memory Planners, Journals or Project life albums, whatever suits your needs.

Bring whatever Project life supplies you have to add extra embellishments to your pages as you create, along with your basic kit, pocket pages, stickers, stamps and Photos to get your pages underway.  Note you will need to bring your own Pocket pages to this class.

*****NOTE- Be sure to book in to secure your Kit even if you can’t make it!

Tools & Inks Used: Extra embellishments, Stickers, Stamps, Pens, markers, Brush markers, Basic kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 Masculine Layout with Mandii - $29

Monday 7th August @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 30th August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Well Father’s Day is almost upon us, and to commemorate this very important event Mandii has created this Fantastic Mixed Media Single page Masculine layout. Incorporating a host of New Nuvo mediums, and some snazzy techniques using some old favourites, you’re sure to learn a couple of tips and tricks, and produce a page dedicated to the first man in your life!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit. Pallett Knife. Apron. Heat Gun. Prima Distress Tool.

Suitable for Intermediate to advanced crafters.

 

Hand Lettered Love with Lydell - $25

Monday 8th August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday 20th August @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Welcome to our Lettering Class this month.  Some more fun this time, as we carve our own Stamps to use in our Lettering Projects (and many others!!!)  Be prepared for some practice and drills as well to enhance your skills!

Bring your Calligraphy and Lettering kit (pens, markers, pencils, watercolours, blender sheets, water brush)  Some calligraphy extras will be available for purchase in class.  Carving tools included in the class with extras for purchase on the day

Tools & Inks Used: Inks, watercolours, brush markers,

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Photo cards with Ruth - $25

Tuesday 8th August @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 31st August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

The photo cards class this month is bold and striking in red and black.  Two female cards and a drum set for the boy/man in your life.  The main card is a bumper pack, the card is lined and has a gift card to match.  Pick up your lesson pack from Paper Flourish prior to your lesson to prepare for your class. Lots of fun, easy crafting for amazingly stunning cards.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, clean sharp small scissors, 1mm depth foam dots, 18mm foam tape (all available from Paper Flourish)

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

GoPress and Foil Machine Techniques with Mandii - $5

Wednesday 9th August @ 1:00pm-1:45pm

Join Mandii this month as she takes you through the wonders of the ALL NEW GoPress and Foil Machine. This gorgeous new Australian designed and made machine comes to us from the good people at Couture Creations, and when you come to this class you will soon realise why it is fast becoming Mandii’s new favourite thing!

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Father’s Day Mixed Media Cards with Vanessa - $22

Wednesday 9th August @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 24th August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join Vanessa this month to brighten dad’s special day with these mixed media Art Impression inspired card’s. Tim Holtz Distress Oxides and texture paste have been used to make these cards pop. Bring along your medium of choice such as Copics or water colours to bring your stamps to life.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Texture paste, Distress Oxide - Peeled Paint and Broken China. Tim Holtz blending tool and Faber Castell texture tools.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Christmas in August with Helen - $17

Thursday 10th August @10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 16th August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Get an early start on those Christmas card makes with this class. We make 4 cards in traditional colours, and some of the die cutting is pre-done to make for a relaxing class.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic card making kit, Paper Roses Dies: 16572 Christmas Poinsettia Flower,16590 Stitched Christmas Trees,16817 Cloud Borders,16569 Poinsettia and Holly Corner, Kaisercraft dies: DD777 Christmas Word Pack.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Mixed Media with Janine - $15

Thursday 10th August @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Monday 14th August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

This month Janine will be covering ways of using Gel Mediums on your Mixed Media pages, from some of the more general ways to a few fun tips to really make your pages come to life and how you can use them in conjunction with other mediums.

Tools & Inks Used:  Paint Brushes, Palette Knife, Gel Medium, Matte Medium, Texture Paste, Heat Tool, Apron.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 

Folding Box Card Technique with Helen - $5

Friday 11th August @ 1:00pm-1:45pm

Helen was busy with her ruler and pencil adjusting measurements for this very popular card design, crunching the numbers to come up with a template which when completed fits into a standard c6 envelope. Come along to this technique lesson with your ruler, pencil, trimmer and scorer to see how it’s done, collect your template and learn some handy hints along the way.

Tools & Inks Used: Trimmer, scorer, ruler, pencil.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 Flourish Friday with Mandii - $15

Friday 11th August @ 6.00pm – 12.00am
Friday 25th August @ 6:00pm - 12:00am

Friday night crop session where you can bring your projects and supplies into the store and scrap the night away! This is the perfect chance to get some of your friends together and have an awesome social night 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

 

 

 Nuvo Know-How Technique with Ashleigh $5

Saturday 12th August 1:00-1:45pm

Have you seen all of the new Nuvo products that are arriving at Paper Flourish, and unsure what they are used for? Ashleigh will talk you through the ins-and-outs of some of the most popular products including Nuvo Crystal Drops, Embellishment Mousses, Embossing Powders and Pure-Sheen Glitters. If time permits, you will also have an opportunity to play around with some of the products. A perfect chance to try before you buy!

Tools & Inks Used: Please bring along any Nuvo products you already have, 6mm Double Sided Tape, and Basic Tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

justART with Lydell - $29

Monday 14th August@ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw?  Have you looked at the lovely drawings of faces and features and longed to know how to draw them yourself?  Well now you can!  Join Lydell as she shows you ways to unlock the art of drawing and painting the face.  Everyone can learn these easy techniques to draw faces.  Practice is the key.  Continue with building the basics of collage backgrounds to draw on in August.   No prior experience needed.  Hope to see you there to begin your artistic Journey.

Brink your basic drawing kit.  Previous notes and tools, pencil, eraser,

Tools & Inks Used: Prior Planner Kits, Stickers, Pens, markers, Brush markers

Suitable for Intermediate to advanced crafters.

 

 

Cards with Helen - $17

Tuesday 15th August @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 23rd August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

All occasion cards this month with Helen. No fussy cutting, flowers or ribbon(!), back to basics with lots of layering and some gorgeous paper.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Vintage Gentleman Cards with Marina - $16

Tuesday, 15th August 2017 @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Tuesday, 22nd August 2017 @ 10:00am-12:00pm

 

Get ready to celebrate Father’s Day in September by making these vintage beauties for the special man in your life.  Inspired by Charlie Chaplin, this simple set is sure to bring your man a smile.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, manual cutting machine and plates, scoreboard, distress ink Frayed Burlap, foam dots

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Masked Distress Ink Backgrounds with Ashleigh  - $5

Wednesday 16th August 1:00-1:45pm

Ashleigh has played around with her dies and distress inks to create some fabulous masked backgrounds, which are surprisingly easy to create! Come along to this technique lesson to view your dies and inks in a new and different light.

Tools & Inks Used: Tim Holtz Distress Inks and Blending Tools, Washi Tape/Low Tack Tape, and Basic Tool Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Mixed Media Texture Technique with Vanessa - $5

Thursday 17th August @ 1:00pm – 1.45pm

Mixed media fun is what this technique is all about. Vanessa will show you how to add texture and colour to card, layout or journal back rounds using Texture Sand inks and sprays.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Texture sand, Distress Inks, Sprays and Distress Oxides.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Bible Journaling with Lydell - $25

Sunday 20th August @ 11:00am – 1:00pm

Join Lydell in this Bible Journaling class, teaching new techniques to help facilitate a different way to study and create beautiful works in your Bible.  Bring your own Bible with wide margins, or get a Journaling Bible from us in-store.  Kit included to assist in building your Bible Journaling Stash!  Bring your Basic Bible Journaling kit from previous classes. (including pencil, Journaling pen, eraser, watercolours etc)

****NOTE- Be sure to book in to secure your kit, even if you can’t make it!

Tools & Inks Used: pens, markers, gesso, watercolours, Micron Pens

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Junk Journals with Vanessa - $20

Monday 21st August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm  
Thursday 31st August @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm.

This month we are going to decorate our journals with lace, buttons and three dimensional bits and pieces using 3D Matte gel.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Art Basics 3D Matte Gel, Paint brush, Palette knife

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Bold and Bright Cards with Ashleigh - $16

Monday 21st August @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 23rd August @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

This month Ashleigh has created four beautiful bright backgrounds using Distress Inks, which are deceptively simple. With the addition of super-cute Lawn Fawn images, these cards are perfect to add to your stash and are sure to make their recipient smile. You will receive a full sheet of Lawn Fawn images on either copic or watercolour card to colour in your chosen medium – However, please be aware this lesson will focus on the backgrounds rather than colouring the images.

Tools & Inks Used: If you have any of the following, please bring them along- Distress Inks (I have used: Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China, Tumbled Glass, Picked Raspberry, Spun Sugar, Tattered Rose, Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Squeezed Lemonade, Wilted Violet, Shaded Lilac, Milled Lavender), round blending foams and tools, Memento tuxedo black dual ended marker, scissors for fussy cutting, water spray bottle, clear Wink of Stella brush pen, washi tape/low tack tape, Tim Holtz Nordic Stencil, Tim Holtz Woven Stencil, Colouring Medium of Choice (ie Copics, Pencils, Markers etc) and Basic Tool Kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Kaiser Christmas Cards Pt 1. With Mandii - $29

Tuesday 22nd August @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Monday 28th August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join Mandii this month for the first of two months of creating gorgeous Christmas Cards using two very different Kaiser ranges. Each month Mandii hosts 2 Kaisercard Lessons, (one at night and one during the day) where you can come along and copy Mandii’s designs, or come up with your own in this low key, friendly environment.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Glitz and Glam cards with Ruth $25

Thursday 24th August @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 29th August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

So pretty, gentle and feminine.  The soft hues of mauve, lemon and green, together with lots of flourish, make this such a beautiful card for that special someone.  The many die-cut layers are a great foundation for the flowers, glitter, bling, bows and more.  If you like to make cards that people love, treasure and keep, then this a class you will want to book. 

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, 18mm foam tape, 18mm double sided tape, Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter Glue, Stampendous Crystal Glitter ultra fine.
Please bring your die cutting machine and these dies if you have them:  Spellbinders Mystical Embrace, Spellbinders Labels 20, Spellbinders Fancy Lattice, Spellbinders Labels 10, Spellbinders Foliage Flourish, Spellbinders ferns, Spellbinders classic ovals

Suitable for Intermediate to advanced crafters.

 

Scrapbookers Club – Free

Friday 25th August @ 1:30pm

 

Yearly Scrap with Janine - $30

Monday 28th August @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesday 30th August @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

If you are wanting to get a lot of photos on your page and preserve your memories this lesson will allow you to do just that.  This double layout features the Keepsake Collection and makes a perfect complement to vintage photos and more.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink and Tool, Prima Distressing Tool.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 


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