June 2017 Lessons

Janine Koczwara

Posted on May 26 2017


Time flies and it is lesson time again. Now you can view the June lessons!

Every month the teachers just keep creating amazing projects. Choose your favourites and get online (or call us) and book in quick to secure your place! 

There are now lessons on Saturdays!  Check out the new Colouring with Hayley classes as well as Kay's Rose Cards.  I know many of you have been waiting for lessons on Saturdays, so make sure you check them out.

From Everyone @ Paper Flourish!

Download the lesson schedule for the month here:

May Calendar


Junk Journals with Vanessa - $20

Thursday 1st June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 22nd June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join Vanessa to create your own Junk Journal using old children’s books, pretty papers, laces, fabric, tea staining papers and embellishments.  We will add to this journal in future lessons.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Gathered Twigs or Vintage Photo Distress Ink

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Photo cards with Ruth - $25

Thursday 1st June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday 2nd June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

A diverse range this month in soft green tones.  Ruth has included her usual gorgeous girl, then a beautiful bunch of iris with butterflies, and something for the male.  All cards come with a variety of sentiments for various occasions. Pick up your kits early so you can cut out at home, and bring to the class ready to assemble.  We promise lots of fun and 3 great cards.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, sharp clean pair of scissors, 1mm depth foam dots, 18mm double sided tape, 18mm foam tape (available from Paper Flourish)

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Cardmakers Club – FREE
Friday 2nd June @ 1.30pm


Kids Colouring with Hayley - $10

Saturday 24th June @ 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


Planner Heaven with Lydell - $25

Sunday 4th June @ 11:00am – 1:00pm 
Monday 5th June @ 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: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


A Documented Life with Lydell - $25

Sunday 4th June @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm

This month we are making a change from our regular Project life Sessions.  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 these!  We will share techniques and ways to embellish on whatever you intend to record your life.  Mini books, Travellers Notebooks, Memory Planners, Journals or Project life albums, whatever suits your needs.

Tools & Inks Used: Bring whatever Project life supplies you require 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!

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Mixed Media with Janine - $15

Monday 5th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 8th June @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm

This month Janine will show you wonderful ways to use spray mediums to create a layered background of merging colour and contrast.  You will also learn how to add extra depth to your page, and how different types of gesso can work to your advantage.

Tools and Inks Used:  Paint Brushes, Clear Gesso, White Gesso, Palette Knife, baby wipes, paper towel, Black water soluble crayon (ie Faber Castell Gelato), Paint Palette, Heat Tool and Apron.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


justART -The Art Sessions with Lydell - $29

Tuesday 6th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm 
Monday 19th June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw?  Have you looked at the lovely drawings of beautiful faces and longed to know how to draw them yourself?  Well now you can!  Join Lydell as she shows you ways to unlock the beautiful, the whimsical inside you!  In this class, we will map the face and share basic techniques to draw the eyes of the Whimsy 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.

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

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced


Humorous Cards with Ruth - $17

Tuesday 6th June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 22nd June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Meet Selma and Gladys.  Girlfriends are precious gifts and these two bathing beauties know this so well as they see the best in one another.  Great cards to send to girlfriends when they need a cheer up or just a good laugh.  A relaxed class for those who have a sense of humour and want to have some fun.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, Copic or colouring medium

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Christmas Comes Early Technique with Mandii - $5

Wednesday 7th June @ 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Join Mandii to create these adorable Little cards with a SUPER Surprise inside. You will also receive a hard copy template to take home to make tons more. Merry Christmas!!

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Planner Club with Vanessa – Free

Wednesday 7th June @ 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Join Vanessa as she shares techniques and ideas for your planner and diaries to maximise their functionality and attractiveness.  This is a fun, social time to work on your planner pages.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit and your Planner and Planner Supplies

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Mature Ladies Card Making with Helen - $17

Thursday 8th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

If you enjoy cardmaking in a relaxed social setting then this is the class for you! This month we have a great stamp set to use so that you can choose your sentiment – inside and outside your card! Beautiful papers complete the look of these three chic cards.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic card making kit, Tim Holtz butterfly punch, Memento ink pad and acrylic block, Penny Black gratitude stamp set, corner rounder, Kaisercraft lacey borders die.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Glitz and Glam Cards with Ruth - $25

Friday 9th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 29th June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

After popular demand Ruth has returned with her Glitz and Glam cards.   These classes are for those who want to make stunning, glamorous, glitzy cards.  Use die-cutting, roses, pearls and ribbon to produce special cards.  If you like beautiful then you will love this class.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, non-stick work mat, piercing mat/tool, scoring board, Versamark pad, gold and/or silver embossing powder, heat tool, Versa Colour Laurel Leaf (sage), 12mm and 18mm tape and foam tape, Stampendous Ultra Fine Crystal glitter, Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter glue, die cutting machine. 
All of the above tools and inks you will use regularly in future classes.
Please bring these dies if you have them:  Spellbinders Labels 41 Decorative Elements, Card Creator 6 x 6 Matting Basics A, Spellbinders Foliage or Ferns (available at Paper Flourish)

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced


Roses Cards with Kay - $15

Saturday 10th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 29th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Kay would like you to join her in making three cards featuring roses from the pretty Kaisercraft High Tea collection. We are going to fussy cut, stamp, distress and die cut our way to creating the cards. Kay recommends you bring your own die cutting machine to use in the lesson as a lot of dies are used.

Tools & Inks Used: Paper Rose small Mesh die, Memory Box Gearworks Border die, Let’s Colour (4 ombre pink inks), Tim Holtz Black Soot, distressing tool, fussy cutting scissors

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Cards with Helen - $18

Tuesday 13th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday 14th June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Five cards and lots of fussy cutting, so a faster paced class than usual for Helen, or a slow-paced class and some homework if you prefer a more relaxed class. Bring along your best fussy cutting scissors and a Tea Dye or Brushed Corduroy ink pad and sponge if you have one.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic Cardmaking Kit, Scissors for fussy cutting, Tea Dye or Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink Pad and Tool.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Birthday Cards with Marina - $21

Tuesday, 13th June 2017 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday, 27th June 2017 @ 10:00am-12:00pm                              

In this lesson, Marina is making birthday cards using the bright colours of Kaisercraft’s Bombay Sunset collection.  These cards are quick and easy to make and just by using basic shapes, embossing and a bit of die cutting the results are fantastic.

Tools & Inks Used: Die Cutting Machine, Basic tool kit, paper trimmer, 3D foam dots, Nesting Circle Dies, happy birthday embossing folders, Paper Roses Cupcake die, Spellbinders Die D-Lite Cherry on Top, Wink of Stella clear.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Pretty Pink Cards with Ashleigh - $21

Wednesday 14th June @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday 27th  June @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This month Ashleigh has used the pretty combination of baby pink and kraft to create some stunning cards to fill up your stash! Our focus will be on creating the three large cards, however, if time permits you will also create two super cute gift cards in the lesson too. This lesson is ideal for the ultimate beginner with lots of simple, square cuts, or a relaxing lesson for the more experienced card maker.

Tools & Inks Used: Pumice stone distress ink, Kaisercraft Twin Butterfly Die, Paper Rose Stitched Hearts and Stitched Rectangle Dies, and Basic Tool Kit.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Vanity Case Box with Lyn - $15

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

Have lots of fun and laughs when you join the ladies making another super cute box project by Lyn.  This little box is so strong that it could be used as a gift box for that special item and then after to store items of make-up, nail polish or even jewellery etc.  Would even be ideal for holding a small number of items when you are travelling.

Tools and Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Fancy Photo Cards with Ruth - $25

Thursday 15th June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 20th June @ 10am - 12pm

Look at Ruth’s Pink lady now!!  Lots of lace, flowers, butterflies, rose gold matting (learn how to do your own), pearl earrings.  She’s gorgeous!  Come and enjoy making this beautiful picture for a card or framing.   Meet the designer Debbie Moore with Ruth’s second fancy photo card, another beautiful lady, both cards fully lined and embellished.  Extra gift card to make to suit either card.  Don’t miss the fun.

Tools & Inks Used:  Bring your basic tool kit, sharp clean scissors, 18mm adhesive tape, foam tape assorted sizes, Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter glue, Stampendous Ultra Fine Crystal Glitter, bow maker. All product available at Paper Flourish. 
Please bring these dies if you have them: Spellbinders foliage, Spellbinders ferns.

Suitable for intermediate to advanced crafters


Gift Card Pouch Technique with Ruth - $5

Friday 16th June @ 1:00pm - 1.45pm

Ruth has made a gift card pouch which could be used for a small gift, comes with a tag/card and sentiment.  Learn how to create without the use of adhesive.  Gifts that fill the pouch could include small chocolate or any small present.  Ruth has made a ‘Get Well’ sentiment and included a couple of Panadol. 

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Flourish Friday with Mandii –  $15

Friday 16th June @ 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 Pizza, 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 18th June @ 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: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of intermediate level.



Bible Journaling with Lydell - $25

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

Lydell in this Bible Journaling class, teaches 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.  A kit is 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 can’t make it!

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

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Canvas with Vanessa - $20

Monday 19th June @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday 21st June @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Come in this month and have some fun making and decorating a cute little 6x6 canvas with Vanessa.  You will cover techniques such as masking, creating drippage and add touches of sparkle to your project.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Kaisercards with Mandii - $29

Tuesday 20th June @ 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Monday 26th June @ 10.00am – 12.00pm

Join Mandii this month to create these Gorgeous Group of cards with the Sage and Grace 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


Simple Side Stepper Card Technique with Helen - $5

Friday 23rd June @ 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Helen has re-jigged measurements, and drawn up a template for a deceptively simple side stepper card that will fit into a standard sized envelope. Come along to this class to claim your template and have a practise, with some tips from Helen along the way. Please bring your trimmer, scorer, ruler and pencil!

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic Tool Kit, including trimmer, ruler, pencil and scorer.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Yearly Scrap with Janine - $30

Monday 26th June @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday 28th June @ 10:00am – 12:30pm

Join Janine for this fun and vibrant double layout featuring Kaisercrafts Bombay Sunset range.  It is always about the layering in Janine’s classes and this has so many little layered accents to set off your double page.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, Tim Holtz Black Soot Distress Ink and Tool, Prima Distressing Tool.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners


Scrapbooker’s Club - Free

Friday 30th June @ 1:30pm

Each month we set a challenge, you then have a month to make your layout and bring it back to the next meeting to share with the group. We then also give you the next new challenge.


















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