December Lessons 2018

Lydell Quin

Posted on November 20 2018

Lessons for December 2018


Can you believe it's almost December? 
2018 is quickly drawing to a close and we have a lovely range of projects for you despite having a shorter month with store closure over the Christmas New Year period.
We hope you enjoy what the Flourish Teachers have created for you and we look forward to a fabulous and festive December!

 

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Beginners Copics with Ruth $25
Saturday 1st December@10:00am-12:00pm
Monday 17th December @7:00pm-9:00pm
 

Such cute little creatures!!  Learn how to colour dogs and cats with the Tim Holtz stamp range of Crazy Cats and Dogs .  For the technique this month, you will concentrate on colouring furry animals of different shades including ginger, tabby, browns and blacks.  Included in the class is a Copic sketch marker of your choice.  Lots of fun while you learn.

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

Suitable for Beginners


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Handlettered Love with Lydell $25
Sunday 2nd December @ 11:00am-1:00pm
 

Join us in the wonderful world of beautiful word art and lettering as Lydell shows you many tips and techniques to use dip pens, brush pens and markers to create beautiful Modern Calligraphy Lettering.  We will focus this month, on creating some beautiful and unique place cards for your Christmas table setting, taking your table decorations to the next level!

Tools & Inks Used: basic kit, watercolours, inks, good lettering brushes, Fudenosuke Brush Pen and Calligraphy pens.

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Everything Art with Lydell $20
Sunday 2nd December 1:30pm-3:30pm

Everything Art is a series of classes helping you on your art journey.   This month we are making a gorgeous water coloured gift card set and a sweet gold box.  Perfect as a gift for someone special, or can be separated to be two sweet gifts with the envelope box being the perfect addition to your Christmas table setting.  Watercolour makes the perfect backdrop for cards and Lydell will share some tips and tricks to get some awesome results! 

Tools & Inks Used: basic watercolouring kit, watercolours, acrylic block, 

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners


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Mixed Media Tags with Janine $25
Monday 3rd December @10:00am-12:30pm
Thursday 13th December @ 6:30pm-9:00pm
 

Time to layer up your mediums and have some fun creating these beautiful green and teal tags with loads of texture and pretty flowers.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, Black Soot Distress Ink, Prima Distressing Tool, paint brushes, heat tool & apron

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners


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Magical Dragon Cards with Ashleigh $21

Monday 3rd December @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 15th December @ 10:00am-12:00pm

To finish off the year, Ashleigh has used the cute Magical Dragons stamp set from MFT to create these four cards. With the addition of Distress Oxides, foil and paint, you are sure to learn something new. As always, you will receive a full sheet of images on your choice of Copic or Watercolor card, so please bring along your colouring medium of choice to the lesson. 

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides (I used: Picked Raspberry, Shaded Lilac, Mowed Lawn and Squeezed Lemonade), bone folder, thin round paint brush, water spray bottle colouring medium of choice (ie Copics, coloured pencils, Zig, Distress etc) and basic tool kit. 

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Collection Cards with Mandii $29.00

Tuesday 4th December 10:00am -12:00pm
Tuesday 11th December 7:00pm-9:00pm

 

Join Mandii this month to create this gorgeous group of cards using the new Scrap Studio 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, Frayed Burlap Distress Ink and blending tool.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners


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Last minute Christmas Gift Tags with Ashleigh $21

Tuesday 4th December @7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 13th December@10:00am-12:00pm
 

Has Christmas crept up on you this year? If so, this is the perfect lesson for you! Come along and create some cute gift tags and cards using the 'Polar Pals' stamp set and other fun dies. Don’t stress if you don’t like colouring or fussy cutting, as Ashleigh will show you three different ways to make your adorable Polar Pals come to life – And the best part is, we have dies to cut them out! 

Tools & Inks Used: Black Soot Distress Ink, colouring medium (if you choose – ie Zigs, Copics etc), scoring board, and basic tool kit

You may like to bring your die-cutting machine and the following dies (if you have them) – Uniquely Creative: Stitched Tags, Polar Pals and Interlocking Scribble Circles. Seven Paper Dolls: Cascading Deco Tiles, Fun size Doilies

Suitable for all crafting levels Including Beginners


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All Day Scrapbooking Event with Ruth & Sonia $89

Wednesday 5th December @ 9:30am-4:30pm
Saturday 22nd December @ 9:30am-4:30pm
 

If you love feminine soft peachy, apricot tones then you will love this stunning set made from Pion papers, shimmer card and rose gold shimmer foil.  These cards are a mixture of Glitz and Glam from Ruth and Shabby Chic from Sonia with lots of different turns and folds for you to make something quite different.  This All Day lesson is again exceptional value with included product of dies, frames, lace, die cut butterflies, leaves, card pin, flowers, bling, ribbon and all you would expect from such a high quality lesson pack.  To make this a special day you will receive your lesson pack including full instructions and project pictures, morning and afternoon tea, a scrumptious lunch and go in the draw for the raffle prize....not to mention the enjoyment of learning new techniques and the fun of creating these stunning cards.  

 

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, 18m tape, 18mm foam tape, silicone mat

 Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Christmas Bon-Bons with Lydell $25

Wednesday 5th November @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
 

Are you starting to think about your Christmas table setting!  This year will be so pretty with these stunning little Christmas Bon-Bon gift box favours to sit on each plate.  Fill them with whatever suits your theme and make them from whatever colour scheme you choose!  Lydell will show you how, using the Envelope Punch Board….but we won't stop there…come along to get some awesome tips along the way and make the sweetest little embellishments from the leftovers!!!

Tools & Inks Used: Be sure to bring your basic kit, strong adhesive and your envelope Punch Board.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Not So Shabby with Helen $17

Thursday 6th December @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 19th December @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
 

Join Helen this month for some fun experimenting with textures on our Not So Shabby cards. Some fussy cutting involved so bring along your best fussy cutting scissors!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, distressing tool, tea dye ink and sponge.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Vintage Cards with Vanessa $25

Thursday 6th December @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday 11th December 10:00am-12:00pm
 

Vanessa has created three vintage style cards, two masculine and one feminine. Lots of layers and lovely papers have been used to bring these cards to life!  Come along and join in on a relaxing class where you will learn some new techniques and have lots of fun.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, silicone mat

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Adventure Layout with Emma $30

Saturday 8th December @ 10:00pm-12:00pm
 

Steampunk is the theme for this layout Emma has created for you all to make. Start with a sheet of plain white cardstock and watch it become this steampunk wonder. Learn as we play with mediums that create shine and texture. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Soft matte gel, Art Alchemy acrylics, embossing ink, embossing powder, dabbing brush.

Suitable for all crafting Levels

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Smile Like it's Spring Layout with Emma $30

Saturday 8th December @ 1:00pm-3:00pm
 

Emma has designed a fresh layout with beautiful bursts of colour. It’s got plenty of texture and a great use of some of our favourite products. Come play and enjoy the relaxation as you create this soft layout with Emma.

Tools & Inks Used: Soft matte gel, Art Alchemy acrylics, white crackle paste, clear gesso, Versafine & Archival black inks, 

Suitable for all crafting Levels

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Glitz & Glam with Ruth $29

Sunday 9th December @ 11:00am-1:00pm
 

This class is made for those who want to make stunning, glamorous, glitzy cards.  The Blossoms Corner die used in this project is intricate and exquisite!!  The cards are rich in technique, feature a glittered lacy insert and pocket, embossed layers and are very striking. Finished with flowers, ribbon, pearls, tags and embellishments, this is a class not to be missed.  Please read carefully the following list of tools to bring, you will need them for this class.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, silicone mat, 18mm foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter glue, Cutting mat and knife, 1/2” paint brush, die cutting machine if possible

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters
 

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Cards with Helen $15

Monday 10th December @10:00am-12:00pm
 

Mens Cards are often a challenge to create but with a mix of dies and embossing folders Helen has created three terrific cards for you recreate and add to your emergency stash!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, Tea Dye ink pad and sponge tool, Kaisercraft embossing folders – Tiny dots, Weave, Kaisercraft DD3302 Tools, nesting rectangles ( DD509) Seven Paper Dolls Gears border.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Christmas Bags, Boxes and more with Marina $24

Monday 10th December @7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 14th December @ 10:00am-12:00pm
 

This month’s lesson is all about the fun of gift wrapping.  Marina has made a chocolate/lolly gift box, some bon bons (which can be used as place settings or table decorations and filled with all sorts of goodies) and a gorgeous gift bag for small gifts. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, scoreboard, Envelope Punch Board, Holly embossing folder, Die cutting machine, flower shaping tools and mat.  Please note that pattern papers may vary due to availability.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners 

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Mixed Media Index Cards 2 with Emma $19

Wednesday 12th December @10:00am-12:00pm
 

Emma has created a class to excite the artist in everyone. With this 20 piece series, Emma will teach you how to create mini artworks on Index cards that will later be made into a book or you could turn into cards or whatever you may choose. Come and learn this fun technique and bring out the inner artist.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, white gesso, Distress Oxides, texture paste – gold crackle, modelling paste, soft matte gel, acrylic paints, Versafine ink, liquid paper pen, foam sponges.

Suitable for all crafting Levels including beginners.

 

Diecut Delights (Table setting Gift Boxes) with Lydell $20

Wednesday 12th December @7:00pm-9:00pm

 

Join Lydell for this class exploring all the fun you can have with die cutting.  Do you have lots of dies in your stash, or are you just starting out in the world of die cutting?  Either way there is so much you can do with dies, making your projects have that 'wow' factor.  This Month?…..Make beautiful favours which double as place holders for Your Christmas Table this year.  ‘Wow’ your guests with these lovely little gift boxes which will hold what-ever little chocolate or gift you can fit!!

Tools & Inks Used: basic kit, Diecut machine, Christmas Dies & Stamps,  Envelope Punch Board, Christmas tag dies (Ornaments and Tags)

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Flourish Friday with Mandii $15

Friday 14th December @ 6:00pm-12:00am


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.

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.
Flourish Saturday $15

Saturday 15th December @6:00pm-12:00pm

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.

 

CreART with Carolyn $25

Sunday 16th December @ 12:00pm-3:00pm
 
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.

 

Mature Ladies with Helen $17

Monday 17th December @ 10:00am -12:00pm

If you enjoy card making in a slower paced social setting this is the class for you! Join Helen for this months Mature Ladies class where we make some pretty Thank You cards to add to our emergency stash!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners

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Masking 101 Technique with Ashleigh $5

Tuesday 18th December @1:00pm-1:45pm
 

In this technique lesson, Ashleigh will take you through some simple masking techniques. You will create two gift cards in the lesson, with some fun inky backgrounds and masking. A deceptively simple, but effective technique!

Tools & Inks Used: Post-it tape (or other low tack tape), Distress Oxides (I used: Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry, Abandoned Coral and Candied Apple), stencils, basic tool kit

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners
 

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Glamour Bags with Sonia $25

Tuesday 18th December @7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 20th December @ 10:00am-12:00pm

 

These bags are a fabulous and unique way of giving small gifts or chocolates including being used as the actual greeting card.  Sonia will show you how to make these 3 gorgeous bags.  The bag die is available in-store so you could use this idea for last minute Christmas gift wrapping for smaller items.  Lots of fun to make, quick, easy, relaxing and will give you a break away from all the Christmas rush.  

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, silicone mat

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners


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Yearly Scrap with Janine $30

Wednesday 19th December @ 10:00am-12:30pm
Thursday 20th December @ 6:30pm-9:00pm
 

This double layout features the brand new Mintay Secret Place collection.  Layers of patterned paper, touches of die cutting come together for a gorgeous double layout.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink, Prima Distressing Tool, 7PD Cascading Deco Tiles Die.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners 

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Oxide Colouring Technique with Helen $5

Friday 21st December @ 12:00pm-12:45pm

Come in and join Helen is this awesome technique based colouring class as she shares what she has discovered about colouring with Oxides.  Using Distress Oxide Reinkers, Helen will show you all the ins and outs of beautifully coloured stamped images.

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners 

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