January Lessons 2018

January Lessons 2018

 Hi Everyone,

Yes it is true, 2018 is upon us and we have embarked upon our January lessons!  With a new year comes new possibilities and artistic adventures and we hope to bring another year of high caliber lessons to you!

We are so delighted to have Belinda Spencer back in January teaching both a card and a layout class.  Check out her awesome mixed media based cards, and a fabulous masculine page, filled with stamped accents.  For those that attended Belinda's first classes at Paper Flourish you already know what an excellent teacher she is and those that missed out it is a wonderful opportunity to take a class with her and learn her amazing tips and tricks for creating sensational projects.

If you have children wanting a school holiday class, Hayley has created a fun set of cards based around Lawn Fawn Australiana theme.  

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 January lesson schedule here:

 

Mature Ladies Cards with Helen $17

Tuesday 2nd January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

If you enjoy a slower paced class in a social setting, then this is the class for you !  Helen gives you the opportunity this month to pick your own sentiment and try out the stampy – if you haven’t already tried it, this is the best way to stamp!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, paper flower tools, UC build a flower, stamen stem die.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Flower Fold Top Box Technique with Mandii $5

Wednesday 3rd January @ 1:00pm – 1:45pm                                                                                       

This month Mandii will be showing you an all new fancy folding Technique. She will guide you step by step through this simple but incredibly effective little gift box, ideal for those hard to buy for friends or family.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Post It Note Holder with Vanessa $18

Wednesday 3rd January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday 12th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Vanessa is using beautiful Seven Paper Dolls dies to make this lovely free standing post it note holder.  A fantastic gift for a loved one or to admire at home yourself.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Score board.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Feminine and Sympathy Photo Cards with Ruth $25

Thursday 4th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 11th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Wow!  2 different photo packs to choose from this month. 

Always popular is the feminine range and this month features a stunning set with flowers, butterflies, shoes, and also a little sassy with the girl in the red shorts.  You will love having this set in your stash.

Suitable sympathy cards are usually hard to find so Ruth has put together a set that you will have on hand when needed.  With all the different sentiments, these cards can be easily personalised, are very appropriate, not over-stated and the verses are just beautiful.    This set is also suitable for a Christian sympathy card.

These kits are 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 photo 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

 

Cardmakers Club – Free

Friday 5th January @ 1:30pm

 

Colour of Australia Cards with Hayley $15

Saturday 6th January @ 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Tuesday 16th January @ 10:00am 11:30pm                                                                                         

Join Hayley to create these adorable Lawn Fawn Australiana cards. Hayley will take you through a whole lot of techniques, hints, and tips to get you stamping and colouring the most awesome designs.

Suitable for anyone from 8 – 80years.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Planner Heaven with Lydell $25

Sunday 7th January @ 11:00am – 1:00pm
Monday 8th 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 Travelers 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 planner 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 7th January @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join us in January to start 2018 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 accomodate 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

 

Mixed Media with Janine $13

Monday 8th January @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 25th January @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Working with reactive mediums is always fun and games but you can work it to your advantage.  Janine will help you to decide when a “permanent” medium would be a better choice to a reactive medium as you create this beautiful page.

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 $23

Tuesday 9th January @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 18th January @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Create stunning edges to your cards for an elegant look!  Janine will show you how to use the Seven Paper Dolls Edge dies and a few tricks to give that professional finish to your cards.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink and Tool, Seven Paper Dolls Filigree Edges One, Seven Paper Dolls Stitched Rectangle Frames

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Go Press and Foil Cards with Helen $16

Tuesday 9th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday 19th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

We look further into the extensive reaches of the Go Press and Foil Machine, this month die cutting our own chipboard shapes and foiling them, and also foiling with acetate, learning some handy hints along the way.

Tools & Inks Used: Kaisercraft leadlight window, mannequin die,  Todo Intricate butterfly small hot foil plate, go press and foil machine.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Crazy Cards with Ashleigh - $18

Wednesday 10th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday 16th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Ashleigh has got her ‘crazy’ on this month and using the cute Tim Holtz mini cats and dogs to create 10 super-cute mixed media cards! It is your choice 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 (colours 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

 

 

Cards with Helen $17

Wednesday 10th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 25th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Sharpen those fussy cutting scissors ladies! This month we create four terrific garden themed cards all in different sizes using nothing more than cardstock, papers and of course a little bling!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, corner rounder

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Glitz and Glam Cards with Ruth $29

Thursday 11th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 30th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Learn new exciting techniques in this informative lesson using firstly the amazing, recently released Nuvo glimmer paste.  As part of your lesson kit you will receive a gorgeous flourish or rose stencil to take home.   Secondly you will be able to try out a few of the new, well priced, stunning Seven Paper Dolls range of dies used to create these beautiful cards.  Your projects will be embellished with Ruth’s usual glitz and glam style using ribbon, bling, embossed sentiments, flourishes, leaves, flowers, and glitter.  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 (These products including your dies are available at your class).

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Flourish Friday with Mandii $15

Friday 12th January @ 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

 

Ink Smooshing Technique with Ashleigh $5

Saturday 13th January @ 1:00pm-1:45pm

In this technique, Ashleigh will show you how to make some bright and fun backgrounds using the simple technique of ink smooshing. Each and every background is unique, and you can experiment with lots of different colour combinations. You will complete at least one gift card in this lesson to take home.

Tools & Inks Used: If you have any distress oxides, please bring them along (labelled as yours), glossy accents (or similar glue), water spray bottle, and basic tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 

Journals and More with Vanessa $20

Monday 15th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join Vanessa this month to create a mixed media traveller’s notebook journal cover. Mixed media techniques and products will be used to give your Journal an individual and unique look.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Super heavy Gesso, Prima Bloom Sprays, Distress inks.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

justART- Ways with Watercolour with Lydell $29

Monday 15th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Lydell as she shows you ‘ways with watercolour’.  We will continue with colour theory and learning some cool watercolour techniques to unlock the art within you! Everyone can learn these easy techniques to draw and paint.  Practice is the key.   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, watercolours, watercolour pencils

                                                                             

Embossing Resist Technique with Ashleigh $5

Wednesday 17th January @ 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Join Ashleigh to learn how to make some fun and effective backgrounds using heat embossing, stencils and distress oxide ink. You will be able to complete at least one gift card in the lesson to take home with you.

Tools & Inks Used: Ranger EmbossIt Dabber, distress oxides, stencils and basic tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Coptic Bookbinding with Lydell $29

Wednesday 17th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Learn different ways to Bind your own books in this monthly class.  An awesome skill to have up your sleeve, make your own stunning handmade books for journals or 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

 

Inky Fun Technique with Vanessa $5

Thursday 18th January @ 1:00pm – 1.45pm.

Inky fun is what this technique is all about. Vanessa will show you how to add some fun to your envelopes using Tim Holtz Distress inks and Oxides. The colour and stamps will really make your envelope stand out from the crowd!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Ink pad, Distress Inks, Distress Oxides and various stamps.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Scrapbookers Club – Free

 Friday 19th January @ 1.30pm

 

Elegant Grunge Cards with Belinda $23

Saturday 20th January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Belinda’s second card class with us, she has created three elegant cards with a grungy edge showcasing some fabulous Darkroom Door stamps. Belinda will show you how to make cards almost entirely from cardstock. This will be a fast-paced class featuring different stamping, inking techniques and watercolour painting with Distress Inks as well as fussy cutting not for the fainthearted.

Tools & Inks Used: Along with your basic kit, please bring the following: paper towel, paper trimmer, fussy cutting scissors or knife, heat resistant craft sheet, heat gun, soft paintbrushes (fine and medium), water mister, stapler/tiny attacher, 3D foam, cutting mat, strong glue, red, white and black cotton or embroidery thread, Black Soot, Festive Berries and Hickory Smoke Distress Inks and re-inkers.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Capture This Moment Layout with Belinda $30

Saturday 20th January @ 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Belinda is back at Paper Flourish with another wonderfully layered, boy themed layout. This layout features loads of texture, layers and stamping in Belinda’s signature style. You will play with ink and Prima Colour Bloom Spray as well as create your own layered banner using a cool Darkroom Door border stamp.

Tools & Inks Used: Along with your basic kit, please bring the following: 3D foam, paper trimmer, paper towel, heat gun, stapler/tiny attacher, paintbrush, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Fossilized Amber, yellow gel pen/texta/sharpie, 10cm x 10cm photo.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Hand Lettered Love with Lydell $ 25

Sunday 21st January @ 11:00am – 1:00pm

Join us in our monthly Lettering Class where we 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 Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Bible Journaling with Lydell $25

Sunday 21st January @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

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

 

Not so… Shabby Chic with Helen $17

Monday 22nd January @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday 30th January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Helen as she stretches her shabby wings and makes two cards in a style she has always loved. If you have a paper distressing tool and a tea dye distress ink pad please bring them along to this fun lesson.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, flower shaping tools, paper distressing tool, UC rolled flower die, tea dye distress ink pad and sponger.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Sweet Summer Cards with Ashleigh $18

Monday 22nd January @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Now that we are into the warmer weather, Ashleigh has created three bright summery cards with some super-cute Lawn Fawn images. With the addition of stencils and distress inks, these cards truly come to life! Please bring along any of your own distress inks and their blending tools, as well as your colouring medium of choice. As usual, you will receive a sheet of Lawn Fawn images on either copic or watercolour card. Ashleigh will provide a list of suggested copic and distress ink colours in the lesson.

Tools & Inks Used: If you have any of the following, please bring them along – Distress Inks (Colours used: Worn Lipstick, Peacock Feathers, Squeezed Lemonade), round blending tools and foams, Tim Holtz Stencils: Feathers, Leafy and Woven, 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

 

Delicately Divine Layout with Janine $25

Tuesday 23rd January @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Wednesday 24th January @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Beautiful and elegant dies are not just for cards!  You can give your page a real touch of elegance with the new Seven Paper Dolls dies and learn ways to utilise them to their full layered potential!  The die-cut elements are complimented by a touch of mixed media and pretty fussy cut elements.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink and Tool, Seven Paper Dolls Filigree Frames Two, Funky Flowers Two, Funky Flourish 2

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Kaiser Cards with Mandii $29

Tuesday 23rd January @ 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Monday 29th January @ 10.00am – 12.00pm

Mandii has created these Gorgeous Group of cards with the Havana Nights 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

 

Repeat Stamping Technique with Ashleigh $5

Wednesday 24th January @ 1:00pm-1:45pm

Ashleigh will share with you all of the tips and tricks of how to get the perfect repeat stamped effect. With the addition of a stamping tool (like the Tim Holtz Stamp Press or Paper Flourish Stampy), this technique is even easier. This lesson will be primarily a demonstration of the technique, however, you should still have time to try the technique yourself.

Tools & Inks Used: If you have your own Stamping Tool (like the Tim Holtz Stamp Press or Paper Flourish Stampy) please bring it along. Further, if you have any small, solid image stamps please bring them along (Ashleigh has used the Lawn Fawn Heart Swatch stamp successfully, as well as the palm tree from Lawn Fawn Flamingo Together stamp set). Pencil, eraser, T-Square ruler and basic tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Yearly Scrap with Janine $30

Monday 29th January @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday 31st January @ 10.00am – 12.30pm

This double page features the stunning Kaisercraft Wandering Ivy Collection, loaded with pretty layers and fussy cut elements along with some stunning die cut accents.

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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