February Lessons 2018

Lessons February 2018

 Hi Everyone,

School holidays are coming to a close and Summer is two thirds of the way over and here we are again with a new batch of lessons!  This is always such an exciting time to see what the teachers have been constructing to inspire you all.

February also brings back Louise Nelson as our guest teacher for the month and she will be teaching both a card and a layout class.  Louise's cards bring funky to new heights and her layouts feature fabulous techniques that will inspire you to create!  

We have also introduced a couple of new things on this months schedule.  We are now offering a Flourish Saturday - with all the trimmings of Flourish Friday, but on a Saturday night.  What a great way to share a Saturday night with friends - crafting, socialising and feasting! 

Another new highlight to our February calendar - Demo Days.  This is a great way to see a demo for free.  Yes, a free demonstration and then it will be followed by a lesson you can book into which will feature the techniques used in the demonstration to create a wonderful project.  

But wait, there is more.  We have a new teacher joining us! Carolyn is a wonderful Mixed Media artist and she will be sharing her creativity and artistic style with us.  Check out her lesson on Saturday 24th February.

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 February lesson schedule here:

 

Stars & Splatter Cards with Janine $18

Thursday 1stFebruary @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Create striking fun cards that would be perfect for anyone, including those needing something more masculine!  Once again Janine has utilised layers of die cutting to create these contemporary cards.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink and Tool, Seven Paper Dolls Funky Flowers One, Seven Paper Dolls Circle Stars Frame, Seven Paper Dolls Funky Foliage One, Seven Paper Dolls Flourished Frame Two, Uniquely Creative Stitched Tags die, Nuvo Crystal Drops Bottle Green

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Cardmakers Club – Free

Friday 2nd February @ 1:30pm

 

Extended Technique Exploding Box with Helen $16

Saturday 3rd February @ 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Monday 19th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

This class concentrates on the construction of the exploding box ( and the exploding box within the exploding box) so there will be ample opportunity for you all to put your own decoration ( maybe photos?) on the inside panels at your leisure. Helen has crunched numbers and done the hard maths so that everyone attending class will have a template to keep for future box builds!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, leaf punch, 450 glue, small dots embossing folder.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Planner Heaven with Lydell $25

Sunday 4th February @ 11:00am -1:00pm
Monday 5th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Lydell for this monthly Planner Class.  Throughout this year we are working on incorporating all styles of planners into one.  A bit of Happy Planner, Bullet Journaling, Memory Planning and Traveler’s notebooks.  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 Websters Colour Crush Binder, its GORGEOUS by the way and available in store.  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

 

Hand Lettered Love with Lydell $25

Sunday 4th February @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

This monthly Lettering Class allows you to practice all kinds of lettering, from modern calligraphy, Envelope Art to Brush Lettering and Word Art.  Our fingers will be in many pies in 2018, as we learn some different styles.   Be prepared for some practice and drills 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.  Open to all to start where you are, a beginner’s kit for self-improvement will be available to purchase.

Tools & Inks Used: Inks, watercolours, brush markers

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Mixed Media with Janine $20

Monday 5th February @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 22nd February @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This month we will be having some fun with alcohol inks, embossing folders and magazine pages.  Yes, it is an odd combination but this pretty page comes together with these products at it’s base before more layers are added.

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

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Contemporary Elegant Cards with Janine $25

Tuesday 6th February @10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 8th February @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

The new Seven Paper Dolls dies are very versatile and in this lesson Janine will show you some amazing ways to get the most out of these dies.  Techniques will include reverse image cutting and peek-a-boo layering.  She will also show you how to create a stunning effect with Nuvo Drops and ultrafine glitter!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink and Tool, Seven Paper Dolls Filigree Frame Eight, Seven Paper Dolls Stitched Pennants, Seven Paper Dolls Funky Flourishes One, Nuvo Crystal Drops Navy Blue and Stampendous Ultrafine Glitter

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Cascade Flower Cards with Vanessa $15

Tuesday 6th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday 16th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Come and make these beautiful birthday Cards with Vanessa. You will enjoy learning the Cascade Card Technique while using the lovely Seven Paper Dolls Dies.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Distress oxides, Black Archival Ink, Paper Flourish Stampy

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Another Flippy Floppy Flappy Technique with Mandii $5

Wednesday 7th February @ 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Join Mandii for the second of the Series in her Flip Card Techniques. Mandii will demonstrate how to measure and make these simple and effective little cards for your friends and family!

Tools & Inks Used: Score Board and Burnishing Tool (Bone Folder).

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Bible Journaling with Lydell $25

Wednesday 7th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Lydell in this monthly 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 pick one up 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)

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

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Cards with Helen $17

Tuesday 13thth February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 22nd February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

We do a little bit of everything this month…die cutting, stamping, fussy cutting…. while creating three vintage flavoured cards using papers from the new Miss Betty Kaisercraft collection.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, tea dye ink , UC Tea Cup die, Seven Paper Dolls Fancy Edging One die.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Feminine Photo Cards with Ruth $25

Thursday 8th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday 20th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Beautiful set of mauve feminine cards to give or add to your stash.  For those of you that love the embellished photo cards, Ruth has lined and dressed one of the cards with flowers and bling.  This set has lots of different sentiments to suit many occasions and the verse card has such a beautiful saying.  

This kit is ready to collect at Paper Flourish, fussy cut at home, bring to your class and enjoy the social get-together.   You will receive your free card when you get to the class.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, small sharp scissors, 18mm double-sided tape, 18mm foam tape, 1mm depth foam dots

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Baptism/Christening/Name Day Photo Cards with Ruth $25

Thursday 8th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday 20th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

It can be difficult to find beautiful and suitable baptismal cards so now is your opportunity.  Ruth has 3 cards for you to make at the lesson, one being very fancy and has 5 layers for that very special day in a child’s life.   Two of the cards are uni-sex and the 3 pack has either a boy or girl card.  Note** You can purchase or swap boy and girl cards with Ruth at the lesson, and there are other designs that can be purchased at the class.

The boy and/or girl kit is ready at Paper Flourish to collect, fussy cut at home, bring to your class and enjoy the social get-together.   Join us at the class to collect your free card.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, small sharp scissors, 18mm double-sided tape, 18mm foam tape, 1mm depth foam dots

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Cactus Pot and Card with Vanessa $16

Friday 9th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday 21st February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

These cute little Succulents are back! Vanessa has used the Uniquely Creative Succulent Stamps and Sizzix 3D Cactus Dies to make a card and potted succulent to give as a fun gift for someone special. Bring along your choice of colouring medium to colour in the cute little characters.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Distress oxides, Black Archival/Memento Ink

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Flourish Friday with Mandii $15

Friday 9th February @ 6:00pm - 12:00am

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 with Mandii $15

Saturday 10th February @ 6:00pm - 12:00am

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

 

Crazy Cards with Ashleigh *REPEAT* $18

Saturday 10th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Back by popular demand! Ashleigh has got her crazy on this month and has used the cute Tim Holtz mini cats and dogs to create 10 super-cute mixed media cards! It is up to you whether you complete the dog set or the cat set, but you can let Ashleigh know in the lesson. We will get a little messy with texture paste, stencils and brusho to create the bright and fun backgrounds. Please bring your colouring medium of choice (distress markers, copics, pencils etc) and Ashleigh will supply the required images in the lesson.

Tools & Inks Used: If you have any of the items below, please bring them along – Texture paste, palette knife, brusho, Tim Holtz Stencils (I have used: Bricks, Harlequin, Polkadot, Nordic, Burlap), water spray bottle, colouring medium of choice, scissors for fussy cutting, tuxedo black memento marker, scoreboard, Tim Holtz tiny attacher and basic tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Louise Can’t Draw Either, BUT!  $20

Sunday 11th February @ 11:00am – 1:00pm

Louise is going to share with you her simple tricks to create these “Funky Peeps” which will give your next birthday card a fabulously funky twist.  This is a 3 card class.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Adhesive Foam Dots, Fussy Cutting Scissors, Black journal pen, white journal pen, Paint Pens assorted colours and assorted nib sizes from fine to large.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

It’s All About Moi! Layouts with Louise $20

Sunday 11th February @ 2:00pm – 4:00pm

For this layout class Louise will be sharing with you her ‘go to’ technique with string and ink!  To make it a bit more special we are going to make these layouts all about you!  So bring an assortment of ‘selfie’ photos.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Office Stapler, Small or medium bristle paint brush, paper towel, glossy accents, assorted white journal pens

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Journals and More with Vanessa $18

Monday 12th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join Vanessa this month to create these fun nautical Journal and planner bookmarks. Bring along your preferred colouring medium to colour the cute characters.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit Foam strips

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

justART- The Art Series with Lydell $29

Monday 12th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Lydell in our monthly Art Class.  justART is a class helping you to jump in and ‘just start’ your art journey.  Learn about art supplies and products, play with different medias and practice your drawing skills.  Everyone can learn these easy techniques to draw and paint.   No prior experience needed.  Hope to see you there to begin/continue your artistic Journey.

Bring your basic drawing/painting kit, and sketchbook.  Previous notes and tools, journal, pencil, eraser,

Tools & Inks Used: Prior drawing Kits, Sketchbook, Pens, markers, paints, Most available in store

 Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Mature Ladies Cards with Helen $17

Tuesday 13th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

If you enjoy a slower paced class in a social setting, then this is the class for you! Elegant white cards with pops of soft colour this month using a range of embossing folders and dies.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, 1 ¼ square punch, 1 1/4/ square scalloped punch, UC stamen stem die, Kaisercraft small dots embossing folder, flourish embossing folder, Kaisercraft striped embossing folder, Seven paper Dolls Delicate foliage three, Seven paper dolls Funky foliage two die.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Beach Day Cards with Ashleigh $17

Wednesday 14th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Monday 19th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Ashleigh was super excited to get her hands on some brand new stamps by Neat and Tangled, and has created three fun beach-themed cards. With the addition of texture paste, distress oxides and a touch of Nuvo mousse, these cards offer a whole variety of techniques! We will be focussing mainly on the backgrounds in the lesson, however, as usual, Ashleigh will provide the stamped images on your choice of watercolour or copic card, as well as some suggested colour combinations.

Tools & Inks Used: If you have any of the following, please bring them along – Distress Oxides (Colours Used: Cracked Pistachio, Worn Lipstick, Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber, Broken China), Round blending tools and foams, Texture paste, Memento tuxedo black dual ended marker, scissors for fussy cutting, colouring medium of choice (ie copics, pencils, markers etc) and basic tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Bookbinding with Lydell $25

Wednesday 14th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Learn different methods of binding your own books, which is an awesome skill to have up your sleeve. Make your own stunning handmade books for journals, albums or even just a humble notebook, using whatever papers you have on hand. Buy patterned papers in-store or bring your own stash.

Tools & Inks Used: Be sure to Bring basic kit….plus Lead pencil, eraser, ruler, an old phonebook if you have it!! (for piercing your holes.)  Any scrapbook papers, or other paper you would like to add…..(as few as 5 as many as 50) 

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Embellished Monogram Cards with Ruth $24

Thursday 15th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday 28th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

A personalised monogram is such a beautiful way of saying Thank You/Happy Birthday etc. to that unique person in your life.  The ribbon, lace, die cut doilies and bling add to make these cards very special.  At the class you will choose 2 Initials of your choice which Ruth will print out, but you are also able to choose more than the 2 monograms if you wish.    Bring any small sentimental items that you may want to add to the card to make it even more personalised.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, small sharp scissors, 18mm double-sided tape, 18mm foam tape, 1mm depth foam dots

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Glitz and Glam Butterfly Cards with Ruth $25

Thursday 15th February @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 27th February @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

This set of butterfly cards in pastel tones are so pretty!!!  Ruth will show you how to make hinged cards using dies that have no background resulting in see-through, airly cards which make the sentiment the central feature.   Embellished with butterflies, flowers, bling, embossed sentiments and glitter, these cards are just gorgeous.

Ruth has die cut most of your paper for you allowing you to finish your cards and have lots of fun while you learn.

Tools & Inks Used: Bring your basic tool kit, 18mm double sided tape, 18mm foam tape, Stampendous Ultra Fine Crystal glitter, Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter glue.  If you wish to purchase these dies, we suggest you do so prior to your class as soon as they are available at Paper Flourish.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Bow Making Demonstration with Ruth – FREE

Saturday 17th February @ 11:00am – 11:30am

Beautiful cards or layouts are made extra special with the addition of bows, lace, flowers or bling.  However so many people struggle with getting their bows sitting just right and can spend a lot of time trying to do so.  If this is you, or you simply want to learn how to make extra loops and sliding bows quickly, then let Ruth show you how the Zutter bow maker works.  This is an opportunity for those who would like to own the bow maker, would like to see it in action and also learn the essential C knot.  Big, little, wide, narrow, single, doubles, triples, and 16 loops are all bows that you can see demonstrated. 

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Making Bows for Layouts and Cards with Ruth $20

Saturday 17th February @ 12:00pm – 2:00pm

This is a ‘hands on’ class utilising the Zutter Bow Maker.   Learn the importance of the C knot, untangle your fingers working with the bow maker, make lots of different size bows using different types of ribbon, use slider ribbon with bow attached, and generally make the most of your new bow maker.  Finally, we will make pretty cards using your 16 loop bow and of course the attached bling. To maximise your lesson please bring your Zutter Bow Maker – these will be available for purchase on the day if you don’t have one.

Tools to bring with you to the class:  Basic tool kit, Zutter Bow Maker

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

A Documented Life with Lydell $25

Sunday 18th February @ 11:00am - 1:00pm

Join us in starting 2018 right with our monthly Documented Life Class.  There are many ways to record the everyday, and it is so important to share our stories. This class will accommodate whatever style you want to use. We will share techniques and ways to embellish Mini books, Traveller’s 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

 

Wonder of Watercolour with Lydell $29

Sunday 18th February @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join Lydell for this monthly Watercolour Class.  Learn all about watercolour painting techniques, tips and tricks.   Complete a piece of art and build your watercolour confidence.  Bring your basic watercolour kit (watercolours, brushes, pencil, eraser, watercolour journal etc)  All available in store.

Tools & Inks Used: Watercolour paints (Prima- available in store) Watercolour paper

 Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Paper Flourish Playdate – Nuvo with Mandii $5

Tuesday 20th February 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Paper Flourish Playdates are a 45 min class exploring and educating you about different products coming onto the market, and available in store. If you are wanting an opportunity to see how a certain product works, or even try before you buy, then this is the lesson for you. Come along and have the products demonstrated, then have a chance to play with them yourself.

This month we will be exploring the wonders of Nuvo Drops, Mousse, and Glimmer Paste.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Dies and Distress Oxide Technique with Ashleigh $5

Wednesday 21st February @ 1:00pm - 1:45pm

In this technique, you will learn some new ways of getting even more use out of your dies and distress oxides in this simple yet effective technique. You will be able to make two gift cards in this lesson.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit and if you have any distress oxides, please bring them along, together with their blending foams and tools.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 

Scrapbookers Club – Free

Friday 23rd February @ 1:30pm

 

CreART Class with Carolyn $19

Saturday 24th February @11:00am - 1:00pm

Join our new teacher, Carolyn as she takes you through the process of drawing these simply elegant angels.  She will walk you through simple angle changes to your faces, gentle shading and what mediums will enhance your shading.  You will also layer up one image with layers of colour and texture with stencils.  This is a great class for those wishing to venture into drawing and shading simple faces.  You will be amazed at the results you can achieve.

Tools & Inks Used: Brushes, watercolour pencils, gesso, stencils, rag for rubbing.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Kaiser Cards with Mandii $29

Monday 26th February @ 10.00am – 12.00pm
Tuesday 27th February @ 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Mandii has created these Gorgeous Group of cards with the Miss Betty range by Kaiser.  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 create your own in this low key, friendly environment.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit

 Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 

Yearly Scrap with Janine $30

Monday 26th February @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday 28th February @ 10.00am – 12.30pm

It is a new year for Yearly Scrap!  These pages are designed to accommodate multiple photos so you can easily document a month at a time or a particular event.  Janine tries to do a mix of both feminine and masculine pages throughout the year. 

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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