May 2022 Lesson Release

Hello to our Paper Flourish crafty community.

We hope you are all well. Lots of fun new projects in the month of May, including Mother’s Day, and a special ‘Biggest Morning Tea ’(but in the afternoon) to raise much needed awareness and funds for cancer research.
Book Online or phone the Paper Flourish store to book, places fill up fast, so don’t miss out!

 
Mature Ladies with Margaret - $30
Thursday 5th May 10am-12pm

Peaceful Peonies papers have been used this month for a collection of pretty pink and soft green cards. Lots of templates used including Waterfall, Z fold, pockets and tent fold.

What you need to bring: Basic Tool Kit

Suitable for: All levels including beginners

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Copic Club - $27
Thursday 5th May 7pm-9pm
Saturday 14th May 10am-12pm

Paper Flourish hosts two Copic Club events each month! These functions are an opportunity for people to learn from each other, show their projects, practice new techniques, and have a lot of fun.

Ideal for the beginner, advanced or any person who has a passion to learn everything about colouring with Copic. There will be hand-outs, colouring challenges, and of course you will continue to receive your freeCopic Sketch Marker at every meeting.

Special Members price
The normal price for Copic Sketch and Ink refills is $11.95 (Special: Buy 5 get 1 FREE), BUT for Copic Club members at the class you can buy as many as you want for the Special Club price of $9.70 each!!

This month will be a focus on colouring animals with a special guest showing all of us some tips and tricks to colouring with Copic.

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Glitz & Glam Blossom Corner - $35
Friday 6th May 10am-12pm

Stunning! Stunning! Stunning!

Ruth has always loved this set of unique, glitzy, glittery cards which were inspired by Christina Griffiths.
Presented some 3 - 4 years ago, Ruth has decided to teach this set again as many of the new customers at Paper Flourish would not have had the opportunity to make this stunning card duo.
Included in this kit is all the cardstock, bling, leaves, flowers, sentiments, die cut elements and ribbons to make both of these very special occasion cards. No extras needed, no add-ons, everything is included as well as the full instructions with photography.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit as well as your craft knife and mat. Please bring your Cosmic Shimmer Flake & Glitter glue and also Stampendous Ultra Fine Crystal glitter. (Both of these items are available at Paper Flourish).

Suitable for: Intermediate to Advanced skill level

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Cardmakers Club - $20
Friday 6th May 1.30pm

Paper Flourish holds a Cardmakers Club each month.
Join in, receive a monthly challenge, and share your creations with each other to inspire and motivate!
You will receive a free demonstration and also a $20 voucher to spend in store on full-priced retail products.
Due to the popularity of this Club, you will need to book in order to attend.

Suitable for: all crafting levels including Beginners

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Alcohol Inks with Lynette - $30

Saturday 7th May 10am-12pm

This month Lynette will be looking at resist, masking and lift inks with alcohol inks.
We will be using some stencils and utilising products you may not have thought about when playing with alcohol inks.

Please bring: your blowing tool, 1-2 stencils, your blending tools with felt pads and a few felt tips so you can play with lots of the techniques. (As always if you need to purchase they will be available at Paper Flourish).

Suitable for: Everyone

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Aunt Mabel's Garden Fantasy Canvas - $50
Saturday 7th May 1.30pm-4pm

With Mother’s Day the following day, this class is the perfect time to create this beautiful canvas as a gift for a special family member, friend or for yourself.
You may wish to bring along a friend, relative, mother or daughter to share this afternoon with, or you may wish to come along and enjoy the friendship which always surrounds the craft table at Paper Flourish.
This canvas involves so many techniques and beautiful products. The canvas has so much shimmer & sparkle – who doesn’t love a bit, maybe a lot, of sparkle! Gorgeous Prima flowers add so much to this artwork. And don’t forget the Fuzzy Navel Prills – it’s worth coming along just to find out what they are.
What a name! My Aunt Mabel’s photo which I found in the pack of Tim Holtz Found Relatives measures 2.5 inches by 4 inches (how did Aunt Mabel get in there?).
Please bring along a photo of a similar size for your canvas.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, apron

Suitable for: Everyone

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Dreams & Imagination Journal with Julie - $30
Wednesday 11th May 9.30am-12pm

This month’s Journal pages begin with a background created using Distress Resist Spray. If you have never used this incredible product, be prepared to be amazed!
A gorgeous Stamperia rice paper brings these pages to life along with pink texture paste, paints, and Prima metallic flakes to add the most beautiful finish to your pages.
Julie used the smaller 5” x 8” but the pages will suit all sizes of Journals.
The pages are sealed with White Gesso (this can be done in class). Always so much fun spending the morning together creating our beautiful pages.
We would love you to join us!

What to bring: Basic Tool Kit, Journal, scissors for fussy cutting (not too much fussy cutting I promise), 450 glue, & an apron which you don’t mind getting a bit messy!

Suitable for: all levels including Beginners

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Travel The World with Sharon - $32
Thursday 12th May 10am-12pm

A set of 6 travel cards for the adventurer in your life.
In tones of blues, brown and yellows these cards can be used for many occasions.
Using 13@arts patterned papers you can escape and wander the world yourself while making them.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, sharp pointy scissors for fussy cutting, foam tape

Suitable for: all levels including beginners

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Bow Maker Demo - FREE
Thursday 12th May 2pm-3pm

We know how much you all love adding bows to your projects, especially your cards, so why not create them yourself with the incredible Zutter Bowmaker.
You will learn just how wonderful this tool is to make stunning bows, so pop in and learn how to create bows with ease.

Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners

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Exploding Box & Cards with Ruth - $32
Friday 13th May 9.30am-12.30pm
Thursday 19th May 6.30pm-9.30pm

Exploding boxes are great fun to make and a beautiful gift to give.
This pack includes not only the exploding box but as a bonus Ruth has also added two beautiful floral matching cards.
This exquisite kit includes five sheets of the deep plum patterned papers, structural white cardstock, matching coloured cardstock, acetate, resin frame, ribbons and flowers. No extras needed, no add-ons, everything is in the kit including full instructions and photography.
This exploding box is a delight to make and give.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit.

Suitable for: All skill levels including beginners

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Lavinia with Julie - $30
Saturday 14th May 1.30pm-4pm
Wednesday 18th May 10am-12.30pm
Thursday 19th May 10am-12.30pm

It’s time to get the most out of your Lavinia Stamps – Special Occasions Cards.
Lavinia stamps create fantastic Birthday cards but they can also be used for other Occasions.
This month the 4 cards you will create include a card which could be used for Weddings, Engagements & Anniversaries, an Easter card (time to get ready for next year), a gorgeous card for a sweet young lady (Julie had to use the new Tim Holtz colour Saltwater Taffy – it is just tooooo adorable), and a Christmas card (never too early to start on the Christmas cards). Bunnies, Bunnies & more Bunnies – Julie managed to fit 5 on the Easter card.
During the class you will create the 4 cards plus the card front of the Inspirational Card. This month’s inspirational card will give you the chance to recreate the gorgeous Lavinia design from the Lavinia 2022 Calendar May page. Julie has recreated this card as close to the Lavinia design as she can. The May Calendar page features the breathtaking Seren.
Julie managed to get some glitter happening again this month. Ruth has a new vacuum cleaner – it will be tested on the beautiful glittery carpet.

What to bring: Basic Tool Kit, Trimmer, Double sided tape, Scoring Board, INK BLENDING TOOLS, BLACK INK PAD FOR STAMPING (VERSAFINE CLAIR NOCTURNE OR VERSAFINE BLACK ONYX), LAVINIA CIRCLE & HILL MASKS. These products are available for purchase at Paper Flourish.

Suitable for: all levels including Beginners.

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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Fundraiser

Teapot Inky cards with Sharon - $32
Thursday 19th May 2pm-4pm

Come along and join Sharon to make these gorgeous bright fun Teapot cards and support a wonderful cause.
$5 from each booking will be donated to The Cancer Council, and you will get some yummy treats while at the class, as well as have lots of fun!
Sharon used the gorgeous Dylusions ‘Everything Stops for Tea’ stamp set to create these cute, all occasion cards, along with Copic markers and Brusho’s powders. Beautiful, fun and bright, they would be the perfect cards for your tea loving friends and family.

You will need: Basic tools, Nocturne Ink pad, white and black gel pens, mounting foam

Suitable for: All levels including beginners

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Mystery Art Journal with Julie - $30

Saturday 21st May 10am-12.30pm

By Popular Demand!!!
Come along and join Julie for this exciting Mystery Art Journal class!
Bring along any sized art journal, (or purchase one in store on the day) and be ready to release your inner creativity!
You will get to use so many different products, learn new techniques and enjoy a relaxing, fun morning in the world of mixed media at Paper Flourish.

What to bring: Basic Tool Kit, Journal, scissors for fussy cutting (not too much fussy cutting I promise), 450 glue, & an apron which you don’t mind getting a bit messy!

Suitable for: all levels including Beginners

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Tim Holtz Mystery Project - $40
Saturday 21st May 2pm-4pm

We Love Tim Holtz!!! We also love his products!!!!
If you missed out on a place in the April Tim Holtz Mystery Class (the class filled up so quickly) you will be happy to hear the class is on again in May. A DIFFERENT PROJECT but we still are not going to tell you what you will be making.
We can tell you though that you will love it!!! Get in quick with your bookings so you don’t miss out. We can’t wait to share this exciting Tim Holtz experience with you. A touch of Mixed Media, papercraft & so much fun. Tim Holtz World, here we come.

What to bring: Basic Tool Kit, 450 glue, an apron.

Suitable for: Everyone

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Daisy Bouquet with Marina - $27
Monday 23rd May 10am-12.30pm

Marina was unable to teach this class last month so as promised, the project was rescheduled for May.
Marina is back in the paper garden with this beautiful daisy and mini chrysanthemum flower bouquet in gorgeous soft pinks, arranged on an embossed centre step card.
This lesson is full of Copic (or other medium) colouring and flower shaping and is suitable for intermediate to advanced level crafters as it is quite complex.

Tools used: Flower making kit, scoreboard, sharp craft knife, paper trimmer, die cutting machine and/or a pair of Spellbinders or Big Shot cutting plates for use with the Paper Flourish machines, basic tool kit and Forest Moss distress ink. Copics used: RV52, R20, RV34 and R37 OR bring your own preferred colouring pencils, markers etc.

Suitable for: Intermediate to Advanced crafters

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Mystery Layout with Marg - $30
Wednesday 25th May 10am-12pm

Come along and join Margaret for a Mystery Double Layout.
Yes, that is right a Mystery Double Layout.
We have given you a little sneaky peek at what it may look like but you will find out when you arrive for the lesson, and you won’t be disappointed.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit

Suitable for: All crafting levels including Beginners

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Lesson Pack Workshop - FREE
Thursday 26th May 9.30am-12.30pm

If you have purchased any of the beautiful new My Happy Place kits in the month, you can attend this 3 hour session, sit at our big roomy table, drink our coffee, chat with likeminded people, and generally ‘hangout’ at Paper Flourish.

Bring your new kit on the day and get help if needed from the teachers.

We have found this to be a great social event!

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Motor Bike Cards with Ruth - $39
Thursday 26th May 2pm-4pm

Great male cards are not easy to come by!
This class is an awesome set of 8 male motorbike cards and comes with three full A4 sheets for you to choose the perfect sentiment and image for any occasion.
Included in the pack is a full set of 13arts paper, card bases, matching cardstock, three A4 sheets of images and sentiments and a 5 Crazy Ladies cog die. Lots of paper left over to make more cards. Full instructions and photographs included. Great value.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit.

Suitable for: All skill levels including beginners

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Gentleman Cards with Ruth - $35
Friday 27th May 10am-12pm

A fabulous set of six male cards with a vintage appeal suitable for the car or horse enthusiast, male birthday, or for the male with an appreciation of the yesteryear.
A useful addition to your stash. All patterned paper, base cards, matching cardstock, sentiment sheet and bling is included in this kit.
A bonus die set featuring Birthday and Thanks sentiments has also been added. No extras to buy, no add-ons needed, everything is included. Full instructions and photography make the cards easy to replicate exactly as they are or you can modify as you are inspired. Great value Kit!!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit.

Suitable for: All skill levels including beginners

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Scrapbookers Club - $20
Friday 27th May 1.30pm

If you are a scrapbooker then this club is just right for you!
Join in the fun, get a monthly challenge, and share your creations with a group of like-minded crafters.
Lots of inspiration for us all in this group! You will also receive a free demonstration and a $20 Voucher to spend in store on full-priced retail products.

Suitable for: all crafting levels including Beginners

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All Day Deluxe City of Love with Marg & Sharon - $99
Saturday 28th May 9.30am-4.30pm

City of Love All Day Deluxe Class is sure to get you excited about card making!

These 14 gorgeous cards in pretty pink and green tones are created using the new stunning 5 Crazy Ladies Filagree Set 2 Rectangle Die Set.
Included in the kit is the new die set plus all patterned paper, card bases, matching coloured cardstock, sentiment sheet, lots of ribbons, lace, die cut leaves, flowers and bling.  No extras needed, no add-ons, everything included.  Full instruction and photography make this an easy set to follow or modify as you wish. 
A great variety of different templates to add to your range of designs including a purse, easel card, arrow card and more.  Great deluxe pack and fun to make.

This is a fully catered class, you will receive morning tea, a light lunch, and afternoon tea.

An enjoyable day spent with like minded people with a love of papercraft! As there are limited places available be quick to book your place.

To confirm your booking and reserve your place, please visit or ring the store on (08) 8262 2571 to pay your $40 deposit.

 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit.  You will need to bring with you a set of Bigshot or Spellbinder cutting plates (we have supplies at Paper Flourish if you need a new set).

Suitable for: Intermediate to Advanced crafters

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Scrapathon - $20

Monday 30th May 9.30am-2.30pm

A daytime scrap session where you can bring your projects and supplies into the store and scrap the 5 hours away!
This is the perfect chance to get some of your friends together and have an awesome social time of scrapbooking and laughter!

Tools & Inks Used: Bring any supplies you need to complete your project. Remember, you’ll have the whole store at your disposal should you need to purchase that little something extra! If you’re a new crafter, or just needing inspiration, we have a variety of lesson packs that you can purchase and work through at your own pace. For those attending as a Lesson Pack Workshop day please bring your My Happy Place kit or purchase at Paper Flourish on the day.

Suitable for: all crafting levels including Beginners

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We look forward to seeing you all soon,

Paper Flourish Team
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