July Lessons 2017

July Lessons are upon us already!  This is something to be excited about as the teachers have stepped it up a notch this month and the lesson variety is amazing!  We know many of you have been missing the Mixed Media style cards, so make sure you check out Ashleigh's Distress Oxide Cards and Vanessa's Humorous Mixed Media cards this month.

School holidays are here in July and the kids have not been forgotten.  There are two children's classes - a Layout and a Mixed Media Wall Hanging.  These lessons are for children 7+ years. 

Have fun perusing the lessons and you can book on our website or give us a call to reserve your place in these fantastic classes.

From Everyone @ Paper Flourish!

Download the lesson schedule for the month here:

 

Distress Oxide Technique with Ashleigh (**REPEAT**) - $5

Saturday 1st July @ 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Back by popular demand – You have one last chance to learn all about the Tim Holtz Distress Oxides! Ashleigh will show you all the tips and techniques you can do with the brand-new Distress Oxide Inks – These inks are super fun to play with, and give you a whole different effect to the standard Distress Inks. After Ashleigh shows you some techniques, you will have some time to experiment with the inks too – A perfect chance to try before you buy!

Tools & Inks Used: Please bring along any Distress Oxide Inks (and their blending foams) that you already have (Ashleigh has used cracked pistachio, fossilized amber, broken china and worn lipstick). If you have a water spray bottle and thin paintbrush, please bring them along as well.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Planner Heaven with Lydell - $25

Sunday 2nd July @ 11:00am -1:00pm
Monday 3rd July @ 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.   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 2nd July @ 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: trimmers, pens, markers, adhesives, distress Inks

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

All Lit Up Lantern Banner with Mandii - $30

Monday 3rd July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday 25th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm                   

Join Mandii this month for this stunning one of a kind lesson to create this Beautiful LED lit Decorative Element to hang anywhere for anything. Learn a ton of new Techniques using some tools and equipment that you may not have had an opportunity to play with yet! This will be a super fun lesson, and will include a stack of product!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Frayed Burlap Distress Ink, WRMK Banner Punchboard, Tim Holtz Lantern Die

Suitable for advanced crafters

 

justART Sessions with Lydell - $29

Tuesday 4th July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Monday 10th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Continue with us as we learn how to draw faces.  Join Lydell as she shows you ways to draw beautiful and whimsical faces.  In this class we will continue analyzing ways to draw facial features and share basic techniques to draw the turned face..  Everyone can learn these easy techniques to draw faces.  Practice is the key.  No prior experience needed.  Hope to see you there to begin your artistic Journey.

*****Please note that due to difficulties processing we are unable to swap items from the class kit with stock ‘off the shelf’.  Lydell will have a swap bowl on the day you can trade items with, if needed.  Thank you for your understanding.

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

Tools & Inks Used: Pencils, erasers, journal, watercolours,

Suitable for advanced Crafters

 

Kaiser Cards with Mandii - $29

Tuesday 4th July @ 7.00pm – 9.00pm 
Monday 17th July @ 10.00am – 12.00pm

Join Mandii this month to create this Gorgeous Group of cards with the Golden Grove 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 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

 

Humorous Mixed Media Cards with Vanessa - $18

Wednesday 5th July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday 19th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join Vanessa this month for some mixed media fun. Vanessa brings together Art Impressions Stamps and mixed media backgrounds to create these beautiful cards.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Heat tool, Texture paste, Peacock Feathers and Spun Sugar Distress Ink.

Suitable for intermediate to advanced Crafters

 

Father’s Day Wine Bottle Cover with Lyn - $13

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

It’s nearly Father’s Day, so why not treat your Dad or Hubby to a wonderful bottle of wine or his favourite mixer. And to make sure it is suitably decorated, join Lyn to make a Wine Bottle Cover any Dad would be happy to receive.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Mature Ladies Cards with Helen - $17

Thursday 6th July 10:00am – 12:00pm

If you enjoy card making in a relaxed social setting then this is the class for you! Timeless lilac with some bling this month. We cover a little bit of everything with fussy cutting, die cutting and punching.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, Kaisercraft dies: Stitch Lattice DD775, Ornate Pack DD793, Paper Rose Dies Flowers set 3. Martha Stewart leaf punch.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Mixed Media with Janine - $15

Thursday 6th July 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Monday 24th July 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join Janine and create this wonderfully layered background, using sprays, paints, stencils, texture paste, matte medium, napkins and polished pigment powders.  You will learn how to do a fun splash effect and add pretty highlights across the page.

Tools & Inks Used: Heat Tool, Paint Brush, Palette Knife, Paint Palette, Texture Paste, Matte Medium, Black Gelato

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Cardmakers Club – Free

Friday 7th July @ 1:30pm

 

Kids Colouring with Hayley - $10

Saturday 8th July @ 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Saturday 22nd July @ 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Sometimes it’s hard to get out and shop at your favourite store when the kids are at your feet asking to go home – all parents have been there.  Bring your little ones aged between 5 and 12 to do a blissful hour and a half of colouring under the watchful eye of Hayley, and wander peacefully to your hearts content, or take a break with a cup of coffee while they are happily occupied creating a beautiful artwork to take home with them! Everyone’s a winner!

Tools & Inks Used: Colouring Pencils

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Kids Layout with Vanessa - $15

Monday 10th July @ 10:00am – 11:30pm

Vanessa will be teaching the kids how to make this gorgeous layout incorporating mixed media, layering and a large title.  For children 7+ years of age.  If your child is under 12 years of age he/she will need to have an adult remain with them.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Apron or Art Smock

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Cards with Helen - $18

Tuesday 11th July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday 12th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Beautiful golden yellows, shades of green and accents of cream make for 3 gloriously different floral cards this month. Bring along your best scissors because there will be fussy cutting!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit. Kaisercraft Occasions die.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

 

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas with Marina - $25

Tuesday, 11th July 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday, 13th July 2017 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Let Marina whisk you off to a white, wintry wonderland with this month’s exciting Christmas in July lesson. Experience a flurry of sparkles and sequins with these beautiful, unique cards, sure to have you shivering with delight. 

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, paper trimmer including sharp craft knife, Memory Box Fresh Pine Forest die, Paper Roses Reindeer #1 and Snowflake 1 dies, Santa’s Sleigh and Reindeer die, Holly spray die, Spellbinders 6 x 6 Matting Basics A and B dies, flourish and branch dies, Poinsettia flower die, Merry Christmas word die, Stickles Star Dust or similar, foam dots, foam strips, liquid glue, double sided tape, Swiss Dots and Snowflakes embossing folders, flower shaping tools and mat.  If you have any of the dies please bring them with you to the lesson including your die cutting machine and plates.

Suitable for advanced Crafters

 

Technique Tags with Vanessa - $5

Wednesday 12th @ 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Vanessa’s technique for this month is using LuminArte Primary Elements to add colour and texture to tags or backgrounds using Gesso and various templates.

Tools & Inks Used: Primary Elements, Heavy gesso, heat tool, Various templates.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Junk Journals with Vanessa - $20

Thursday 13th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Monday 31st July @ 10:00am-12:00pm

This month come and have some fun experimenting with different inks and watercolours to dye paper for your junk journal’s. Vanessa will also show you how to add pockets to decorate your journal’s.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Distress Ink’s, Bloom Spray’s, Water coloured paints.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Kids Arty Wall Hanging with Janine - $15

Friday 14th July @ 10:00am – 11:30am

This is a really fun class for the kids this school holidays.  Join Janine and create this mixed media wall hanging!  Lots of fun with paint, mediums and sprays. For children 7+ years of age.  If your child is under 12 years of age he/she will need to have an adult remain with them.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, Paint Brush, Apron or Art Smock

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Flourish Friday with Mandii - $15

Friday 14th July @ 6.00pm – 12.00am
Friday 28th July @ 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

 

Hand Lettered Love with Lydell - $25

Sunday 16th July @ 11:00am - 1:00pm

Welcome to Modern Calligraphy and flourishing’  Practice flourishing and adding simple embellishing to your work.  Be prepared for some practice and drills to better your skills!

Bring your Calligraphy pens and nibs and Lettering kit (pens, pencils, watercolours blender sheets, waterbrush)  Some Holders inks and nibs will be available for purchase in class

Tools & Inks Used: Inks, watercolours, brush markers, calligraphy nibs and tools

 

Bible Journaling with Lydell - $25

Sunday 16th July @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

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 cant make it!

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

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Distress Oxide Cards with Ashleigh - $17

Monday 17th July @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 19th July @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Lawn Fawn is back by popular demand! Join Ashleigh for this fun lesson, where she will show you how to create three fun backgrounds using the awesome Distress Oxides. Though we will focus on creating the backgrounds in the lesson, please bring along your preferred markers/inks for colouring (ie Copics, Distress or Pencils), to colour the images if time permits. You will receive a full sheet of Lawn Fawn images, printed on your choice of Copic or Watercolor paper. Please note that this is not a beginners colouring lesson, instead the focus will be on creating fun backgrounds.

Tools & Inks Used: If you have any of the following, please bring them labelled to the lesson: Distress Oxide Inks and their ink blending tools: Broken China, Cracked Pistachio, Fossilized Amber, Worn Lipstick, Fired Brick. Paper Rose dies: Stitched Circles and Stitched Chevrons; Lawn Fawn Dies: Simple Puffy Clouds, Elphie Selfie and Yay! Kites; Prima Honeycomb Stencil; Memento Dual Ended Marker (Tuxedo Black); Sakura Black Glaze Pen; Colouring Medium of choice and Basic Tool Kit (including pair of scissors for fussy cutting)

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Photo cards with Ruth - $25

Tuesday 18th July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 20th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Ruth to create 3 beautiful girl and butterfly cards that are featured in this month’s set.  All the cards are layered to give a 3D depth to the ‘picture’ and include a selection of sentiments.   The main card is lined with a matching photo picture and a gift card.  This class offers something different from the mainstream, great fun to make, and gorgeous cards for the giving.  If you wish you can pick up your pack from Paper Flourish prior to your lesson to prepare for your class.

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

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Embellished Photo cards with Ruth - $25

Tuesday 18th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 20th July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Your main card this month is an elegant perfume card with real fragrance.  Bring along your favourite scent to make the card smell pretty.  This card is fully lined, has a gift card, is embellished with die cuts, pretty pink spotty paper, ribbons, flowers, pearls, and glitter.   Send an Angel to a loved one wishing them a Get Well, Encouragement, safe travels or sympathy.  Ruth this month has again used a Debbie Moore design bumper pack as a second embellished photo card.  Just beautiful, soft and feminine.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, clean sharp small scissors, 1mm depth foam tape (All available at Paper Flourish)

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Vintage Cards with Vanessa - $22

Friday 21st July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday 26th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Vanessa this month to create two pretty vintage style cards using lots of mixed media techniques and set off with stunning floral assortment.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Gathered Twigs Distress Ink, Gold embossing power, Gel medium, White gesso, heat tool.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

 

Prima Doll with Mandii – $22

Monday 24th July @ 7:00pm

 Join Mandii this month for her last ever Prima Doll Lesson. With this fast-paced industry, new things are constantly taking over from old favourites and alas the time has come to say goodbye to the phenomenon that was “Prima Dolls with Mandii”, spaning almost 4 years. Mandii is taking it out with a bang so don’t miss your last opportunity to do this Class.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit. Good Fussy Cutting Scissors. Stamp Press.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Glitz and Glam Cards with Ruth - $25

Tuesday 25th July @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 27th July @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

In this lesson Ruth will teach you how to make two stunning open book cards, that are created with die cut layers and embellished with intricate die cuts, ribbons, flowers and more in Ruth’s Glitz and Glam style.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, Cosmic Shimmer Flake n  Glitter Glue, Stampendous Ultra-fine Crystal Glitter

 

Yearly Scrap with Janine - $30

Wednesday 26th July @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Monday 31st July @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This month is a delicately pretty, double page featuring the Sage and Grace Collection and layered circles.  A wonderful way to get those photos into your album

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Shaped Card Technique with Helen - $5

Thursday 27th July @ 1:00pm – 1:45pm

A “Z” fold card with a twist this month for our shaped card series. Bring along your trimmer, scorer, ruler and pencil and discover how easy this “wow” factor card really is!

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

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners

 

Scrapbookers Club – Free

Friday 28th July @ 1:30pm

 


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