August Lessons 2018

Janine Koczwara

Posted on July 25 2018

Lessons for August 2018

Good Day Paper Flourish People :-) 

 It is almost August.  (Can you believe it?)

 We always have an amazing range of classes available each month, and August is no exception.  The Teachers have been very busy and there is so much to share with you.

 Watch out for our Demo and Technique classes….you will see some fantastic products in action.  Ashleigh is back showing what Distress Oxides can do, Helen is showing you some tips on colouring vellum, Vanessa is sharing the wonders of Opal Magic Acrylic Paints and Janine has an amazing new technique to show you using our new Silicone Molds (available now online and coming in August instore).  You don’t want to miss this!

 There are some beautiful Off the Page Projects on offer, with Mandii starting two new classes to fit more creativity into your day! There are more gorgeous cards and layouts, some Bookbinding, the return of a Planner Class, Copic Colouring lessons and some Watercolour and Lettering play. There’s also another wonderfully fun ‘All Day Creative Event’ with Ruth and Janine….. So much to choose from.  

Call us or book online yourself to secure your seat in your chosen classes and enjoy lots of creativity in August.

Mandii, Ruth and the Paper Flourish Team. 
 

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Floral Card Basics with Ashleigh $21
Wednesday 1st August 2018 10:00am-12:00pm
Thursday 9th August 7:00pm- 9:00pm

This month Ashleigh is going back to basics with simple layering techniques, and lots of pretty papers to create three effective cards from one paper range. This is a perfect lesson for beginners, with only a small amount of die cutting, and lots of opportunities to master the paper trimmer!

Tools & Inks Used: Please bring along your basic tool kit, including paper trimmer, double-sided tape and Black Soot Distress Ink. You may also like to bring along your die cutting machine and Seven Paper Dolls die Floral Outlines 3 if you have it. 

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

Bookbinding with Lydell $25
Wednesday 1st August 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 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 be working on a lovely little fabric covered book with a gorgeous rainbow coloured, stitched spine.

Tools & Inks Used: Be sure to bring your basic kit plus your bookbinding tools, (Lead pencil, eraser, ruler, an old phonebook or mousepad if you have it!! -for piercing your holes.)  Any scrapbook papers, or other specialty paper you would like to add.  Full 'Beginners Bookbinding Kit' available in-store.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Technique with Helen $5
Thursday 2nd August @ 1:00pm-1:45pm

Join Helen this month to see how she achieves this really terrific technique for colouring vellum.  Helen also shares some hints and tips she has picked up along the way.

Tools & Inks used: If you have Zig Clean Colour markers bring them along to this technique.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Layered Filagree Cards with Sonia $24
Thursday 2nd August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 31st August 10:00am-12:00pm

Sonia has created these 3D cards using dies from the Seven Paper Dolls range.  They are soooo pretty and elegant. Book into this class to learn this amazing technique and make 3 beautiful and very unique cards.

Tools and Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, Helmar 450 Glue, Couture Creations thin foam strips or something similar.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Cardmakers Club -FREE
Friday 3rd August @ 1:30pm

 

Dare to Dream Layout with Emma $30
Saturday 4th August @10:30am-12:30 pm

Come and join Emma this month to create this stunning work of art. This mixed media layout titled ‘Dare to Dream' is created in Emma’s gorgeous multi-layered style we all love.  Pick up her many mixed media tips and tricks to create your own beautiful layouts.

Tools and Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, glue, foam tape, scissors, plastic packaging, black Ink, twine, paint brush.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

You Rock Layout with Emma $30
Saturday 4th August @1:30pm-3:30 pm

Emma’s second Layout in August is a bold, bright and colourful piece with plenty of texture and dimension.  Join her as she walks you through her techniques to create your own version of this awesome mixed media style layout.  

Tools and Inks Used:  Basic tool kit,  double sided tape, scissors, Archival Ink, twine, small brush.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Tea & Cake with Mandii $25
Sunday 5th August @ 11:00am-1:00pm
Monday 20th August @7:00pm-9:00pm

You are cordially invited to join Miss Mandii for a spot of 'Tea and Cake', and a lesson making these adorable dimensional cards (well, boxes really!) This month Mandii has produced these 2 stunning creations that she will take you through step by step, and at the same time you can enjoy a morning tea, or evening supper  (depending on your chosen time slot).

Tools and Inks Used: Basic kit.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Mixed Media with Janine $15
Monday 6th August @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 16th August @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

We are celebrating mixed media shabby chic this month as we create this beautifully layered page of laces, muslin, paint and beads.  This would be wonderful on a canvas as well.

Tools & Inks Used: Paint brushes, matte medium, texture paste, gesso, apron, heat tool, palette knife

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Chocolate Delight with Marina $22
Monday 6th August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Wednesday 22nd August @10:00am-12:00pm

This month you’re in for a sweet treat with Marina’s stunning chocolate box cards.  The perfect addition to a gift for someone special, Marina’s gorgeous collection is sure to surprise and delight your loved ones.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, 3D foam dots, die cutting machine, Ranger Archival Ink 'Coffee', die cutting machine and Spellbinders Parisian Accents die

Suitable for intermediate to advanced crafters.

 

Technique with Vanessa $5
Tuesday 7th August 1:00pm-1:45pm

Join Vanessa this month to sample the art of Opal Magic Acrylic Paints.  Make a pretty little tag using Blue/Gold, Pink/Blue, Vintage Rose and Yellow/Blue colours.

Tools & Inks used: Basic tool kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Book Cards with Sonia $28
Tuesday 7th August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 16th August 10:00am-12:00pm

Book cards are always popular and Sonia's book cards are absolutely gorgeous!!  No die is required as they are all made using Sonia's own technique.  Rose gold foil and Beautiful Maja paper are the base for these shabby chic, old world book cards.  Don't miss this one.

Tools and Inks Used: basic tool kit, a metal skewer (if you have one), corner punch

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Spark Sensation Cards with Ashleigh $18
Wednesday 8th August @ 10:00am –12:00pm
 

Ashleigh has been playing around with the Prima Sparks Acrylic Paints this month to create three shimmering cards. With the addition of some striking texture dies and simple sentiments, these cards are sure to impress. 

Tools & Inks Used: Prima Sparks (Mermaid Sparkle and Butterfly Spells), water spray bottle, clear gesso, flat paintbrush, and basic tool kit

You may like to bring along your die cutting machine and any of the following dies, to speed up the die cutting process: Seven Paper Dolls dies – Cascading Deco Tiles, Cross Stitched Rectangles, Heart Cluster; Uniquely Creative Dies – Stitched Nesting Tags, Stitched Squares, Interlocking Scribble Circles

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

UYS Workshop with Lydell $25
Wednesday 8th August 7:00pm-9:00pm

A fun "Use Your Stash" Workshop.  Have you ever had the pleasure of working backwards on a project?  Learn how to create the embellishments we can use on our paper crafting Projects BEFORE we create the project!!!   We will make gorgeous little stand alone elements, no pressure, no matching with photos or papers and completely just for fun.  Use them on your Scrapbook Layouts, Cards, Project Life Albums or even fun little items like book marks, gift bags or tags for gift wrapping.  What ever you choose!!  The fun here is making these glorious little elements using the bits and pieces you have in your stash.  Left over alphas and stickers, bits of string, staples, book words and labels.  Join Lydell for 2 hours of absolute relaxing fun, creating ‘just-cause’!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, Helmar 450 glue, Distress Ink (Black Soot/Walnut stain) and blending tool, (and favourite bits and pieces from your stash if you like!)

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Cards with Helen $17
Thursday 9th August @ 10:00am-12:00pm

Helen has been busy with her ruler and pencil and has drawn up a template for a new card fold.  Come along this month and learn how to make these multi panelled cards, which we will decorate with the gorgeous Carta Bella Spring Market Papers.

Tools & Inks used: Basic tool kit- (ruler in cm’s, pencil, bone folder and trimmer essential)

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Collection Cards with Mandii $29 (formerly Kaiser Cards)
Friday 10th August @10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday 21st August @7:00pm-9:00pm

Join Mandii this month to create this gorgeous group of cards using the new Prima Havana range.  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 crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Distress Oxide Playdate with Ashleigh $5
Saturday 11th August @1:00-1:45pm

In this Paper Flourish playdate, Ashleigh will go 'back to basics' and explain everything there is to know about Distress Oxides. Whether you are brand new to the world of Distress Oxide, or simply want a refresher of these fantastic inks, this is the perfect lesson for you!  Following the explanation, you will also have the opportunity to put what you have learnt to the test, and play around with these versatile inks for the remainder of the lesson. 

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides, Round Blending Tools and Foams, Water Spray Bottle, Paper Towel and Paper Trimmer

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Silicone Molds Demo with Janine - Free
Sunday 12th August @ 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Tuesday 28th August @ 1:00pm – 1:45pm


Silicone Molds are a fantastic way to create embellishments for your page.  Once you have the mold you can create them over and over again.  Janine will show you how to choose what to use in your mold.  From Paper Clay to Modelling Paste to Painters Caulk!  Yes, Painters Caulk- which remains fully flexible, easy to cut and easy to paint and works to create superfine, delicate elements. This is a demonstration only.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Prima Tags with Janine $27  ***REPEAT
Monday 13th August @ 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 loads 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.

 

Diecut Delights with Lydell $20
Monday 13th August 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join Lydell for this 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! 
This Month?  Inlaying diecuts :-)  

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit applicable to diecutting, dies, die cutting machine if you have one, cardstock, Distress Oxide inks, clear embossing ink and powder.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Shabby Chic Mixed Media Cards with Janine $32
Tuesday 14th August @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 23rd August @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This is a technique rich class that will stretch your ideas on cardmaking!  There are many elements that are familiar, like fussy cutting, die cutting and paper layers but then we will team it with fun mixed media elements, painting, masking, and adding textures and splashes of shimmering colour.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Black Soot Distress Ink, Prima Distressing Tool, Stampendous Ultrafine Glitter, Paint Burshes, Heat Tool, & Apron.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Beginners Copics with Vanessa $25
Tuesday 14th August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 24th August @ 10:00am-12:00pm

This class has a focus on teaching basic methods using Copic Markers and you will receive a Copic Sketch Marker (colour of your choice) to build your collection.  We will colour an image for a card and a stamped sheet for practicing on.  This month we will continue with hair.

Tools and Inks used: Basic colouring kit, copic markers. foam tape, 

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Intermediate Copics with Karen $15
Wednesday 15th August @ 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday 28th August @7:00pm-9:00pm

This month Karen will be teaching you how to create a simple background Landscape!  This pretty sunset background adds a nice touch to brighten up the backgrounds behind your work and can subsequently be used to make a card with, if desired. This technique can be used behind any stamp of your choice, no matter whether it is a digital stamp or a favourite rubber or clear stamp. We hope you can join us to learn how to create this fun background

Tools and Inks used: Basic colouring kit, copic markers,

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Not so Shabby with Helen $17
Wednesday 15th August @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 17th August @ 10:00am-12:00pm

This month we spend a little time hand sewing with needle and thread for a not-so-shabby look.  We use gorgeous lace, swirly bling and beautiful flowers to complete our two pretty cards.

Tools & Inks used: Basic tool kit, Tattered Rose Distress Oxide Ink, and sponge tool, edge distressing tool, Pokey tool, 7PD Funky Foliage 6 Die.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

All day Event with Ruth and Janine $89
Saturday 18th August 9:30am-4:30pm

We know how much you love the All-Day Lesson, so we have created one for August using the stunning Maja Summertime range!  This month Ruth and Janine have teamed up, creating 10 exquisite cards, 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.  For all who attend the class, you will have the first opportunity to purchase limited supplies of extra papers, embellishments and flowers from this range if you were wishing to create the extra inspiration projects.  We have some give-aways 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, blending tool and paper creaser/bone folder.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Handlettered Love with Lydell $25
Sunday 19th August 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 our focus will be on a beautiful leafy, word art piece with gorgeous brush lettering and shadowing.  We will practice the art of 'watercolour leaves' to complete our final piece.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Kit, Tombow Brush Markers, ruler, watercolours, fine paint brush.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Everything Art with Lydell $20
Sunday 19th August 1:30pm-3:30pm

Everything Art is a series of classes helping you on your art journey.   Come and complete a cool project, learn about art supplies and products, play with different medias and practice your drawing skills.  Everyone can learn these easy techniques to draw and paint.   No prior experience needed.  This month we are painting a collection of watercolour leaves that you can use on any project.  Hope to see you there to begin/continue your artistic Journey. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic drawing kit- items from prior drawing kits, hard cover book, pencil, eraser, watercolours

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Mature Ladies with Helen $17
Monday 20th August @ 10:00am-12:00pm

If you enjoy card making in a relaxed social setting this is the class for you!  We start our Christmas makes this month with 4 contemporary styled cards with lots of Helen’s favourite technique- Fussy cutting!

Tools & Inks used: Basic tool kit including fussy cutting scissors.  7PD Fancy Edging 10 die.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

The Planner Place with Lydell $19
Wednesday 22nd August 7:00pm-9:00pm

After a few months off we are meeting again this month to reboot our Planners!  Are you keeping up, and using your planner to the best of its ability?  Come join us for some inspiration, new layouts and spreads and lots of pretty things to incorporate into your planner.  We are focusing on beautiful art and lettering, inspiring quotes as well as functionality to keep us motivated and on track, and all the while helping us to not miss things in our busy lives!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, planner and planner stash, stickers, brush lettering pens and watercolours.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

Flourish Friday with Mandii $15
Friday 24th August @ 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.

 

Adorable Elephant Cards with Ashleigh $18
Saturday 25th August @11:00am-1:00pm 
Monday 27th August  @7:00pm-9:00pm

Ashleigh has used the Adorable Elephant stamp set by My Favorite Things to create these three adorable cards. And just for something different, Ashleigh has put aside the Distress Oxides for a month, and has used Prima Sparks Acrylic Paint to create three shimmering backgrounds. As always, you will receive a full sheet of images on your choice of Copic or Watercolour cardstock, so please bring along your colouring medium of choice to this lesson. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, Prima Sparks (Mermaid Sparkle and Butterfly Spells), Colouring medium of choice (ie Copics, Distress Markers, Zigs, Prismacolors etc), water spray bottle, flat paintbrush, scissors for fussy cutting

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

Flourish Saturday with Mandii $15

Saturday 25th August @ 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.

 

Layout from Prima Tags with Janine $17  ***REPEAT
(must have done tag class)

Monday 27th August @ 10:00am – 12:30pm

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 the previous lesson.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters.

 

Yearly Scrap with Janine $30
Wednesday 29th August @ 10.00am – 12.30pm
Thursday 30th August @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This double layout features the beautiful Kaisercraft Gypsy Rose range.  Another beautiful double page layout. 

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

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Apron Recipe Holder with Marina $23
Wednesday 29th August @7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 30th August @10:00am-12:00pm

This Apron Recipe Holder is a stunning and elegant way to organise and display your most treasured recipes in your kitchen, to be kept close at hand
whenever you need them!

Tools & Inks used: Basic tool kit, sharp scissors, pencil and ruler, Distress Ink in Antique Linen (or similar)

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 Scrapbookers Club- Free

Friday  31st August @1:30pm

 

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