January Lessons 2019

Lydell Quin

Posted on December 21 2018

Lessons for December 2018

Hi there Everyone!


With another year almost behind us, and preparations already leading into March and beyond for the Team here at The Flourish....today we release the Lessons for the first month of 2019!

January boasts a plethora of beautifully designed and executed lessons for your crafting pleasure, and with so many gorgeous things to do, you will want to book fast!

But just before we bid goodbye to 2018 completely - we would like to say thank you to all of our customers for their support and loyalty for yet another year here at Paper Flourish.  To us - you are all VIP's so from the 27th of December to the 29th of December we will be having a VIP 20% off storewide sale. Yep! 20% OFF STOREWIDE!!  Exclusions include already reduced items, gift voucher purchases (but you can pay with your gift card - fear not), backorders, laybys, holds, and of course already reduced machines!  Everything else is up for grabs ladies - and all for 3 whole days!!

Just a little way that we can say "Thanks for everything"!

In the meantime - We wish you a blessed Christmas with your family and friends, and hope to see you in a lesson or at the sale! 

From Ruth, Mandii, and The Paper Flourish Team. 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES

Sunday 23rd Dec - 11am - 5pm
Monday 24th Dec - CLOSED
Tuesday 25th Dec - CLOSED
Wednesday 26th Dec - CLOSED
Thursday 27th Dec - 9am-5pm
Friday 28th Dec - 9am - 5pm
Saturday 29th Dec - 9am - 5pm
Sunday 30th Dec - CLOSED
Monday 31st Dec - CLOSED
Tuesday 1st Jan - CLOSED
from Wednesday 2nd - 9am-5pm
BUSINESS AS USUAL.

STOREWIDE SALE




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Welcome to Paper Flourish 2019 – FREE MORNING TEA

Wednesday 2nd January 10:00am–12:00pm

Welcome to another year with your friends at Paper Flourish.  This is the perfect opportunity to come on in, enjoy morning tea with your PF Peeps, and check out all the new and beautiful things coming through the store. We would love to see you there! 😊

Tools & Inks Used: Just your lovely selves! 

Shaped Cards with Helen $20
Wednesday 2nd January @7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 11th January@10:00am-12:00pm

 

This is a technique rich class, where we make card bases using circle dies and then, time permitting, we decorate them using some pretty Kaisercraft Scrap Studio papers. Included in your class pack is everything you will need to decorate your cards. If you have Seven Paper Dolls 'Nested Circles' you are very welcome to bring them along to class with your die cutting machine.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit including ruler and pencil and scorer, 7 Paper Dolls 'Nested Circles' dies and die cutting machine.

Suitable for intermediate to advanced papercrafters


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Intermediate Copics with Vanessa & Ruth $25

Thursday 3rd January @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Thursday 10th January @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

 

This class has a focus on teaching the artistic aspects of using Copic markers. Intermediate Copics will start with colouring water, using colour 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

 

Glitz & Glam with Ruth $29 **Repeat**
Thursday 3rd January @7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 10th January @ 10:00am-12:00pm

 

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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Craftaholics Anonymous with Mandii $15

Friday 4th January@ 10:00am-4:00pm

 

Flourish Friday and Saturday Nights here at PF HQ are one of our most popular calendar dates each month, but it has come to our attention that some of you just aren’t night owls and you would like an opportunity to join in all the fun during the daylight hours!  Well, want no more!  ALL NEW to 2019, Mandii will be hosting this all-day event where you bring along all your own crafty bits and bobs and any UFO’s you may have on the “...one day pile” and craft away to your heart's content!  Lunch and afternoon tea are included, and the store is yours for the day!  Hope to see you there. 😊

Tools & Inks Used: BYO supplies- basic kit and UFO’s.  Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided. 

Suitable for all crafting levels including beginners

 

Fancy Blues with Mandii $19

Saturday 5th January@10:00am -12:00pm
Tuesday 29th January@7:00pm-9:00pm

 

This month – join Mandii to create these beautiful fancy blue cards, using some of the lovely Seven Paper Dolls dies and some exclusive fussy cut floral elements and sentiment sheets. 

 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit. Frayed Burlap Distress ink and blending tool.


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Die Cut Boxes (Part A&B) with Mandii $20  
Supersized Technique

Sunday 6th January @1:00pm-3:00pm

 

For the month of January, Mandii will be throwing the spotlight on dies that create awesome dimensional boxes of varying shapes, sizes and designs. She will take you through the different types of dies and how they come together. This lesson combines both part A and B together and features both the Uniquely Creative and Tonic Studios Box and Bag Dies.  

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit.  

Suitable for all crafters


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Collection Cards with Mandii $29
Monday 7th January @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday 15th January@ 7:00pm-9:00pm
 

Join Mandii this month to create this gorgeous group of cards using the new Everlasting 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
 

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Mature Ladies with Helen $17
Tuesday 8th January@10:00am-12:00pm

 

If you enjoy cardmaking in a relaxed social setting this is the class for you!  This month we make cards with a vintage flavour in gorgeous pastel colours. More measuring and less fussy cutting this month so bring along your ruler and pencil.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, foam tape, Tea Dye Distress Ink and sponge tool, circle dies.

Suitable for all crafting levels including beginners


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Tea & Cake with Mandii $25
Tuesday 8th January @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Sunday 27th January  12:00am-2:00pm

 

You are cordially invited to join Miss Mandii for a spot of 'Tea and Cake', and a lesson making this adorable little set of Mini Cottage Boxes!  Mandii has produced these stunning creations, using the Sizzix Mini House Die and a lovely collection of accompanying goodies.   She will take you through step by step, and at the same time you can enjoy an afternoon tea or sweet supper depending on the date you choose. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit.  

Suitable for crafters of all levels

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Mixed Media Index Cards with Emma $19
 Wednesday 9th January @ 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 your 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

Go Press & Foil with Helen $17
Wednesday 9th January @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 31st January@ 10:00am-12:00pm

 

A little bit of everything this month in Go Press and Foil.  Foiling, die cutting, fussy cutting and layering beautiful Prima papers to complete two stunning cards!

Tools & Inks Used:  basic tool kit, 7 Paper Dolls 'Stitched Label' dies.

Suitable for all crafting levels Including beginners

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Flourish Friday with Mandii $15
Friday 11th January@ 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.

 

Beginners Copics with Vanessa $25
Saturday 12th January @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Monday 21st January @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

 

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 Copic 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.

Flourish Saturday $15
Saturday 12th January @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 13th January@ 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. 

Cards with Helen $18
Monday 14th January @10:00am-12:00pm

Join Helen this month to make four gorgeous floral cards in a pretty vintage style.
Bring along your best fussy cutting scissors!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit. circle dies, Tea Dye ink pad and sponger.

Suitable for all crafting levels including beginners

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Watercolour Faces with Lydell $25
Monday 14th January @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us this month to practice the art of drawing faces and flowers!  Lydell will share some awesome tips for sketching faces and florals in a fun whimsical manner ready to add watercolour.  Chat about ways to improve your skills and to use artwork on pinterest to help you on your drawing journey.  

Tools & Inks Used: basic drawing kit, (**Lead pencil, eraser, kneadable eraser, paper stump, watercolours & round brushes)  all available in-store

Suitable for Intermediate crafters

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All Day Event with Mandii & Janine $89
Wednesday 16th January @ 9:30am–4:30pm
Saturday 26th January @ 9:30am–4:30pm

Mandii and Janine have teamed up again to create another awesome All-Day Lesson in January using the pretty and quirky Mintay “Lovely Day" range!  Once again 10 exquisite cards, full of beautiful layers, have been created, 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-a-ways 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, Frayed Burlap Distress Ink, blending tools, and paper creaser/bone folder.

Bookbinding with Lydell $25
Wednesday 16th January@ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Learn different ways to bind your own books in this monthly class- with this 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

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The Perfect Planner with Lydell $15
Thursday 17th January @10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 23rd January @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

 

Are you wanting ideas for how to set up a planner system this year?  Lydell has you covered.  She has tried them all and has some great tips to find a system that works for you.  Whether it be a binder, a Midori, (or Faux-dori), Travellers notebooks, Leuchtturm or Hobonichi.  Join us in this two part series as Lydell shares her experiences with different styles of planning and even ways to blend some together, creating more versatile systems!  AND what’s better, we’ll talk about ways to make your own versions at home, and make our own ‘handy-dandy traveller's notebook in class!!  Looking forward to being organised this year?  Don’t miss this class!

Tools & Inks Used: basic kit, your current planner, and list of what you need in a planner.

Suitable for all crafting levels including beginners

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Shabby Chic Cards with Janine $27
Thursday 17th January @6:30pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 22nd January @10:00am – 12:30pm

 

Janine has taken the Prima Lavender Frost range of papers and teamed it with delicate touches of mixed media, lace, metals and die cuts to create a beautiful set of cards.  You will create 2 cards in the class but have enough product and instructions to create the 3rd card.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, paint brush, apron, white gesso, Prima Sparks Unicorns Hair, Black Soot Distress Ink and tool, Prima Distress Tool.

Suitable for Intermediate Crafters

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Die Cut Boxes Part A with Mandii  $10
(Extended Technique)

Friday 18th January @1:00pm – 2:00pm
 

For the month of January, Mandii will be throwing the spotlight on dies that create awesome dimensional boxes of varying shapes, sizes and designs. She will take you through the different types of dies and how they come together beginning with the Tonic Studio Box and Bag Dies in the Part A class. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, die cutting machine if you wish.  

Suitable for all crafting levels including beginners 

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Han Solo Amazing Layout $30
Saturday 19th January @10:00am-12:00pm


Emma is continuing her Star Wars themed layouts with this beauty featuring Han Solo.  if you also love Star wars or just enjoy a little mixed media and grunge then this is the class for you. Come and join in this vibrant, fun class.

Tools & Inks Used: Versafine ink – black, Prima Rust Effect Paste-3pk, Art Alchemy acrylic paints, modelling paste, paint brushes, 2crafty chipboard word.

Suitable for all crafting Levels

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Harley Quinn Layout with Emma $30
Saturday 19th January@1:00pm-3:00pm

 

Emma has mixed feminine with a bit of grunge with this layout featuring the effervescent Harley Quinn as the muse. Come and join Emma as you create your own background paper and play with some amazing products. 

Tools & Inks Used: Modelling paste, Art Alchemy Paints

Suitable for all crafting levels

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Handlettered Love Calendar with Lydell $27
Sunday 20th January @ 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. This month we will create a beautiful hand lettered calendar ready to be decorated (***tip -consider staying for the Everything Art class directly following Handlettered Love to add gorgeous watercolour florals to your calendar!!! ;-) )

 

Tools & Inks Used: basic kit, watercolours, Tombow Dual Brush pen, (grey and black) fine tip black pen, small brush pen in black (eg-Fudenosuke, Fudegokochi) T-Square Ruler, eraser .

Suitable for intermediate crafters


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Everything Art with Lydell $25
Sunday 20th January @1:30pm-3:30pm

 

Everything Art is a monthly series of classes helping you on your art journey.   Each month we will create a different project practicing new skills and techniques, using a variety of medias and tools.  From watercolour florals, to acrylic and multi media techniques we will practice art which is beautiful therapy for the soul!  Class includes what is needed to create your project, but you might want to bring in extra art supplies if you have them.  This class we will be painting watercolour florals to cut out and use on projects. 
(***tip- this will be THE perfect addition to the 2019 Calendar we are creating in Handlettered Love this month, so consider spending a Sunday with us and do both classes!!!  PS- Bring your lunch :-)

Tools & Inks Used: Basic art kit (pencil, eraser,  paintbrushes, paints, watercolours, coloured pencils etc) everything available in-store.

Suitable for intermediate Crafters


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Mixed Media with Janine $20
Monday 21st January @ 10.00am–12.30pm
Thursday 24th January @ 6:30pm–9:00pm

 

Time to layer up your mediums and have some fun creating is beautiful mixed media page.  See how you can add die cut circles to your page, then transform them with paint!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, paint brushes, heat tool, apron, white gesso, matte medium, modelling paste, black gelato


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Jungle Vibes Cards with Ashleigh $21
Tuesday 22nd January@7:00pm-9:00pm 
Wednesday 23rd January @10:00am-12:00pm

 

To begin the new year, Ashleigh has used the fun Jungle Vibes stamp set to create four adorable cards, with lots of bright colours and a little heat embossing. As always, Ashleigh will provide you with a full sheet of images on your choice of Copic or Watercolor card, so please bring your colouring medium of choice to this lesson (ie Copics, Distress, Zig, Prismacolor etc).  

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides and blending tools/foams (I used: Blueprint Sketch, Cracked Pistachio, Picked Raspberry, Carved Pumpkin), Stencils (I used: SPD Star Scatter and Tim Holtz Polkadot and Rays), colouring medium of choice and basic tool kit. 

Suitable for all crafting Levels Including Beginners
 

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Extended Watercolour Technique with Lydell $10
Thursday 24th January @ 1:00pm-2:00pm

 

Join Lydell for this 60 minute Extended Technique Class as she shows you how to paint some watercolour florals.  Come and chat about watercolours and how best to work with them.   Learn loads of tips and tricks for success and create some sweet little paintings ready to be used on your projects!!  The perfect precursor to joining in on the monthly Everything Art watercolour classes to enhance your painting skills.

Tools & Inks Used: basic watercolour kit, paintbrushes, watercolour sets (all available in-store)

Suitable for all crafting levels Including beginners


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Die Cut Boxes Part B with Mandii $10
Extended Technique

Friday 25th January @1:00pm – 2:00pm

 

For the month of January, Mandii will be throwing the spotlight on dies that create awesome dimensional boxes of varying shapes, sizes and designs. She will take you through the different types of dies and how they come together using the Uniquely Creative Box and Bag Dies in the Part B class. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit and your own die cutting machine if you wish.  

Suitable for all crafting levels, including beginners


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#ASHTAGS with Ashleigh $18
Tuesday 29th January@ 10:00am-12:00pm 
Wednesday 30th January @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

 

Introducing #Ashtags!  Ashleigh has created 4 tags and 2 gift cards to kick start the new year. With the help of Distress Oxides to create the backgrounds, and some lovely dies, these tags are lots of fun to create and perfect to add to presents or added to the front of a card. A perfect introduction to the wonderful world of distress!

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides (I used: Victorian Velvet, Chipped Sapphire, Pumice Stone and Dried Marigold), Black Soot Distress Ink and blending tool, water spray bottle, die pick tool/skewer, and basic tool kit. 

Suitable for all crafting levels including beginners
 

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Yearly Scrap with Janine $30

Wednesday 30th January @10:00am–12:30pm
Thursday 31th January @6:30pm–9:00pm

Now that Christmas is over, you may be needing a beautiful layout to showcase those Christmas photos.  This festive double page layout using the Mintay Christmas Stories range of papers makes a beautiful backdrop for your photos.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, Black Soot Distress Ink and tool, Prima Distress Tool.
 

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