July Lessons 2018

Janine Koczwara

Posted on June 25 2018

Lessons July 2018

 Hi Everyone,

With the arrival of the cold weather, we have turned up the heat and have been busy creating new projects for you to enjoy. For July we have an exciting variety of projects for you to continue on your creative crafting journey. Come to your favourite lessons, or stretch your self and learn new skills you can add to your repertoire. It is a great way to meet like minded people and have some fun that doesn't require a screen. 

Paper Flourish welcomes Karen Paynter as our new teacher who specialises in Copic Colouring! You will get the opportunity to participate in her Intermediate Copics lesson on two dates this month. We are also happy to let you know that Marina returns this month with a beautiful pair of cards for you to make.

We thank you all for your continued support and patronage, and look forward to seeing you in the store or online through the month.

Mandii, Ruth and the Paper Flourish Team. 

Download the July lesson schedule here:

 

Mixed Media with Janine $15
Monday 2nd July @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 19th July @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This month we integrate wide washi tape into our mixed media page along with layers of textured masking and Prima Sparks Acrylic Paint.  Finish off your journal page with collaged napkins.

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

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.
 

Ready-2-GO Elements with Lydell $20
Monday 2nd July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

A super fun series of Lessons with Lydell where you will build your own Ready-to-go Elements for use on Layouts, Cards, Project Life Pockets or Mini Albums.  It’s often very liberating to create just for fun…not having to match colours to photographs or create for a specific purpose…. just create something beautiful just for the fun of it, ready to use for any project in the future!  Lydell will show you ways to design and put together bits and pieces to create awesome little works of art ready for when you need them!

Tools & Inks Used: Black Distress Inks, Cropodile, die cut machine, black stamping ink.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Boxes for Cards Technique with Helen $5 *REPEAT*
Tuesday 3rd July @ 1:00pm-1:45pm

Due to popular demand Helen is giving you the opportunity to learn the technique where you will make 3 boxes for those cards that are just too embellished to fit into an envelope. Helen has done the maths, and you will also receive a template Helen has drawn up so that you will be able to make these handy boxes at home too!

Tools & Inks Used: Trimmer, scorer (bone folder) pencil, ruler (with centimetres) double sided tape.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Fancy Cards with Mandii $25
Tuesday 3rd July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 20th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm

 Sometimes it's good to get back to basics. A gorgeous card need not be fussy or complicated and beautiful results can be achieved just by remembering a few core techniques. Join Mandii this month as she takes you through some of these techniques, like Incremental Matting, Fussy Cutting, and basic Die Cutting just to name a few. 
Just bring your basic tool kit and your own Die-cutting machine if you wish to get through it without waiting. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, Die-cutting machine

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.
 

 

Birthday Bear Cards with Ashleigh $18
Wednesday 4th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Monday 23rd July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Ashleigh was super excited to get her hands on some cute stamps by My Favourite Things and could not resist colouring them up and making these four cards! We will do some simple embossing, die cutting and of course use Distress Oxides for some pops of colour. As always, you will receive the stamped images Copic or Watercolour card, so please bring your colouring medium of choice along to this lesson (i.e. Copics, Distress inks, pencils, Zigs etc).

Tools & Inks Used: Scissors for fussy cutting, Distress Oxides and blending tools (I have used Twisted Citron, Broken China and Spiced Marmalade), embossing folders, white gel pen, colouring medium of choice, and basic tool kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Bookbinding with Lydell $25
Wednesday 4th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Learn different ways to bind your own books in this monthly class.  An awesome skill to have up your sleeve, to be able to make your own stunning handmade books for journals or albums or even just a humble notebook, using whatever papers you have on hand.  This month we will be tackling a sweet chunky little book with stitching, fabric and lots of bits!  Bring whatever Ephemera you can stitch or staple in.  Buttons, fabric scraps, receipts, keepsakes etc.

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.

 

 

Cards with Helen $18
Thursday 5th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm

This month in Cards with Helen we let the gorgeous Pion papers do the talking, with lots of lovely layers and just a little bit of die cutting and ribbon!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, 7PD Fancy Edging Ten, Penny Black Special Thoughts stamp set.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Prima Tags with Janine $27
Thursday 5th July @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 10th July @ 10:00am – 12:30pm

It is time to do some tags again with Janine!  She has created 3 exquisite tags from Prima papers, loaded with layers of die-cutting and paper and embellished with plenty of flowers, and Nuvo drops.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink, Prima Distressing Tool, Seven Paper Dolls Filigree Oval Textured Features Die, Seven Paper Dolls Cross Stitched Pennants Die, Seven Paper Dolls Filigree Circle Frames Die, Seven Paper Dolls Funky Foliage 5, Seven Paper Dolls Stitched Labels, Nuvo Crystal Drops Antique Rose, Stampendous Ultrafine Glitter.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

 

Card Makers Club – Free
Friday 6th July @ 1:30pm

 

Distress Resist Spray Supersized Technique with Ashleigh $10 *REPEAT*
Saturday 7th July @1:00pm-2:30pm

In this supersized technique lesson, Ashleigh will demonstrate how to use the cool new Distress Resist Spray from Tim Holtz. There are so many fantastic ways to use this versatile product! You will then have the opportunity to create 4 completely different gift cards using the techniques you have just learnt.

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Resist Spray, Distress Oxides and ink blending tools, water spray bottle, texture stamps, and basic tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Male Cards with Mandii $18
Sunday 8th July @ 12:00pm-2:00pm
Monday 9th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

This month Mandii has created this set of 3 male themed cards from a selection of fantastic brands including Photoplay, Stamperia, and more. These cards are un-themed and are therefore perfect for any occasion, and with Father’s Day hot on our tails, now is the time to flush out the stash of mens cards for sure.

Bring your own die cut Machine if you have one. This just means that you don't have to wait and share. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, die cut machine.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Christmas in July with Marina $24
Monday 9th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 25th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Believe it or not, Christmas is just around the corner!  So why not get a head start by joining Marina in this lesson to create two amazing three-dimensional multi layered Christmas cards?   With just a hint of sparkle and shine, these cards showcase a gorgeous winter wonderland and a beautiful nativity scene.   
 
Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, holly leaf and branch dies (if you have any), die cutting machine.
 
Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

 

Art Deco goes Shabby Chic with Sonia $26
Tuesday 10th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Monday 30th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm

Sonia has gone Art Deco Shabby Chic this month using the Celebration Collection from Maja Design to make these stunning shabby chic cards. Ink, distress, tear and roll your paper as you place layer upon layer to create these looks.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, 450 glue, glue pen, must have Couture Creations foam strips. Clear Wink of Stella pen, distressing tool and Walnut or a brown ink.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

 

Intermediate Copics with Karen $25
Wednesday 11th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday 31st July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

If you already have mastered basic colouring with Copic, then you will love working with Karen.  Karen is a very talented Copic teacher with sooooo many techniques, methods and skills to show you, too many to list here.   To help build your Copic range of markers, at the class you will receive a Copic Sketch of your colour choice.  Whilst colouring this beautiful mermaid you will learn how to shade different colours together, create realistic bubbles, fill in backgrounds, the dotty sand technique and so much more.   Frames available at the class.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, if you have a range of Copic markers then bring them with you but please make sure they are well labelled/marked as your own.  Copic markers, lesson books and Copic storage available at class.  Don’t forget, Paper Flourish refill Copic: $2 for Ciao, $4 for Sketch and replace nibs if needed.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Not So... Shabby Chic with Helen $18
Wednesday 11th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 19th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm

This month in Not So... Shabby Chic we paint out frames with sparks paints, do some dry embossing and die cutting, a bit of lace and flowers to make two truly beautiful cards.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic card making kit, 450 glue, Darkroom Door French script, Kaisercraft embossing folders – Flourish, Little Leaves, 7PD Funky Foliage 2; Delicate Foliage 7; Fancy Edging 5.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Bee Cards with Sonia $24
Thursday 12th July @ 10:00am-12:30pm
Tuesday 24th July @ 6:30pm-9:00pm

If you love everything to do with Bees and Flowers, then this is the class for you. Sonia will teach you the circle layer step down card technique which is perfect for this theme. Enjoy making your own flowers that have been die cut for you to make this card extra special.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, 450 glue, must have Couture Creations Foam Strips and double sided 12mm thin foam dots. Wink of Stella Clear pen, paper flower moulding mat and tools. If you have Spellbinders Standard Circles Large 54-114, please bring them and your die cutting machine.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Glitz and Glam Cards with Ruth $27
Thursday 12th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday 24th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm
 
 The 6” box dies are here!!!  Ruth has created her gorgeous Glitz & Glam card and box set using these dies.  Be quick as these 20 dies have been allocated for class attendees.  The card is fully lined, layered, embossed in a matching 6” quattro pattern and embellished with flowers, butterfly, ribbon and bling.  A really stunning and pretty matching set.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, 18mm double-sided tape, 18mm foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer flake and glitter glue, Stampendous ultra fine Crystal glitter

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Copic for Beginners with Vanessa $25
Friday 13th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday 14th July @ 11:00am-1:00pm

Want to learn to colour with Copic?   In this lesson, Vanessa will teach the basics of Copic such as care for your markers, colouring methods, matching colour families and more.    Included is a Copic Sketch marker of your choice, two stamped sheets for practising hair colour combinations, a lesson pack with a stamped male fishing image along with the product to make a masculine card.  Have fun and relax while you learn the basics of Copic colouring.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, if you have a range of Copic markers then bring them with you but please make sure they are well labelled/marked as yours.  Copic markers, lesson books and Copic storage available in store for purchase.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Flourish Friday with Mandii $15
Friday 13th July @ 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 with Mandii $15
Saturday 14th July @ 6:00pm-12:00am

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.

Die Cut Delights with Lydell $20
Sunday 15th July @ 11:00am-1:00pm
Monday 16th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join Lydell for this fun 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.  Lydell will show you some awesome techniques to make your dies take on a new lease of life.  Not your ordinary die cutting techniques but some great effects you can achieve by using them a little differently!

Bring your basic kit you might use with die cutting, your own machine if you have one (not necessary just for time saving purposes)

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, dies, die cutting machine, cardstock, mediums for colouring, inks, sprays, watercolours, pastes.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Hand Lettered Love with Lydell $25
Sunday 15th July @ 1:30pm-3:30pm

Join Lydell in our monthly Hand Lettering Classes, where we practice our lettering skills in Modern Calligraphy, Brush Lettering, Word art and improving our hand writing.  Be prepared for plenty of practice drills and create a piece of word art to take home!

Bring your basic lettering kit, i.e. -past kit contents, pens, watercolours, water brushes, pencil, eraser, brush markers

Tools & Inks Used: Pens, markers, Watercolour paints available in store.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

Mature Ladies with Helen $17
Monday 16th July @ 10:00am-12:00pm

If you enjoy card making in a relaxed social setting, then this is the class for you! A nice mix of die cutting, embossing, stamping and fussy cutting this month to make our three cards with the new Gypsy Rose Kaisercraft papers.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic cardmaking kit, 7PD Cascading Deco Tiles, Delicate Foliage One, Filigree Frame Three, Kaisercraft Tiny Dot embossing folder.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Kaiser Cards with Mandii $29
Tuesday 17th July @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Monday 23rd July @ 10:00am-12:00pm

Join Mandii this month to create these Gorgeous Group of cards with the Gypsy Rose 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 tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Masked Pattern Extended Technique with Ashleigh $10
Wednesday 18th July @ 10:00am-11:00am

Ashleigh has used some basic masking techniques to create interesting patterns. As always, she could not resist using Distress Oxides to add a rainbow of colour to create these three fun gift cards! The possibilities really are endless.

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides and blending tools/foams, craft mat with grid lines and basic tool kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Layout with Prima Tags with Janine $17 (must have done tag class)
Wednesday 18th July @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This mixed media page is the perfect way to showcase one of the tags you have created in the previous class.  Build up your page with masking, tissue paper and lots of sprays to compliment your tag which will act as the main embellishment of the page.  To finish off the effect we will add even more flowers for feminine beauty.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink, Prima Distressing Tool, Palette Knife, Texture Paste, heavy Gesso, Heat Tool. Bring your Tags from previous lesson.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.
 

 

Here Layout with Emma $30 
Saturday 21st July @ 10:30am-12:30pm

This mixed media layout titled 'Here' creates an awesome contrast from the dark background. Layers, elements, colours spattered around, you must do this lesson to find out how it was done. Emma has set you a fantastic masterpiece to recreate, or to use the elements and create your own work of art.
 
Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, palette knife, small paint brush, distress tool, embossing ink, foam tape, .

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners. 
 

 

Good Vibes Only Layout with Emma $30
Saturday 21st July @ 1:30pm-3:30pm

Bold colours and interesting shapes, textures and layers. An exciting lesson to be a part of, as Emma will guide you through the processes she uses to create a vivid layout starting from a plain black sheet! 
 
Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, foam tape, glue, small paint brush, palette knife, and distress tool.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Yearly Scrap with Janine $30
Wednesday 25th July @ 10.00am – 12.30pm
Thursday 26th July @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This double layout features the beautiful Kaisercraft Full Bloom range.  You will layer with paper, stickers and die cuts to create this page.  Janine has added a touch of die cutting and edge punching to add to the effective design of the page.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink, Prima Distressing Tool, Martha Stewart Edge Punch.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

 

Scrapbookers Club – Free
Friday 27th July @ 1:30pm

 

 

Floral Love Layout with Sonia $28
Saturday 28th July @ 12:30pm-4:00pm

This lovely layout combines mixed media, dies, and beautiful handmade roses. Sonia once again is using the rose paper/cardboard molding tool to make these gorgeous pink open roses with prills in their centres. Join this class and reignite your passion for making your own flowers.
 
Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit. You will need to have your own flower shaping tools and shaping mat. Paper Flourish does stock the McGill Paper Blossom Tool Kit and Mats. Quick Dry Glue. Bring along your own rose mold and dies if you have them.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

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