October 2021 Lesson Release

Hi to our Paper Flourish Community!

Hoping everyone is keeping well! Here is our exciting October Lesson Release.
Please book into any lessons online or via phone, and make sure your contact details are correct, as we may need to get in touch regarding changes to COVID-Safe requirements.
Looking forward to seeing you in store soon!
from the Paper Flourish team

Cardmakers Club – $20 
Friday 1st October from 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 also receive 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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Industrial Steam Punk Canvas with Emma  $50

Saturday 2nd October 9.30am - 12pm 
Saturday 2nd October 1.30pm - 4pm

****NEW RELEASE! Emma is back guest teaching for one day only! Join Em as she showcases 5CrazyLadies NEW paper pack Industrial Steampunk. Not only will you get a complete pack in this class but you will get to replicate this beautiful steampunk canvas, full of everything Emma is known for, including texture, layers and a little grunge. Bring an apron and your messy fingers and let's get STEAMPUNKING!!

Tools and inks used: Matte Gel Medium, Black & Clear Gesso, modelling paste, Distress Oxides – Peacock feathers, Gathered Twigs, Abandoned Coral, Victorian Velvet, Twisted Citron, Clock & Texture script stamp, black stamp ink, Blending tool with blending pads, 5Crazyladies stencil- cogs, wax – Peacock, Brushed Iron, Rich copper, Bronze Age, brown spray ink.

Suitable for: Medium levels of expertise

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Bow Maker Demo - FREE

Saturday October 10am - 11am

Margaret knows how much you all love adding bows to your projects, especially your cards, so why not create them yourself with the incredible Zutter Bowmaker. Margaret will show you 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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Embossing Techniques with Veronika - $5

Thursday 28th October 2pm – 3pm

Always wondered about embossing, but not quite sure where to start? Come along to this workshop with Veronika and she’ll take you through all the basics of folder and heat embossing, as well as the different tools and powders you can use! Great fun and learning!

Tools & Inks Used: Heat gun, embossing folders & powders, VersaMark ink pad (all supplied for use in the workshop)

Suitable for: suitable for all skill levels including beginners

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 Mature Ladies with Margaret – $30

Thursday 7th October 10am - 12pm 
Christmas is coming! Simple folds, rose gold, silver and gold, baubles and poinsettias make a pretty lesson for 4 beautiful cards. Pre-cut die cuts will make this class lots of fun.  There are some elements to fussy cut but all embellishments make this set exceptional.  Add to your Christmas card stash.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit
Suitable for: everyone! 

 Copic Club – $25 

Thursday 7th October 7pm - 9pm
Saturday 9th October 10am - 12pm
Paper Flourish hosts two Copic Club events each month!  These functions are an opportunity for people to learn from each other, show your 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 free Copic Sketch Marker at every meeting.
Members’ Special: Copic Club members receive the special reduced price of $8.70 on all Copic Sketch Markers! Open to all Copic fans, but remember to book your place on our website!
Tools & Inks Used: Copic markers. We do have a set available in store, but if you have your own then please bring them with you.
Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners

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Exploding Box and Card Kit with Sharon - $35

Friday 8th October 10am - 12pm
Thursday 14th October 10am - 12pm

Add a little bit ‘extra’ to your card/gift giving. This exploding box holds extra surprises inside (full of flowers), including photo pockets and a little box to hide that special gift or chocolates. Amaze your family and friends with this technique as you are able to make lots more for many special occasions. This project uses Paper Boutique papers and toppers.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tools

Suitable for: Beginners to advanced

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Lavinia Cards featuring the NEW Elements Ink Pad Colours   $28

Saturday 9th October  2pm - 4.30pm
Wednesday 20th October 10am - 12.30pm
Thursday 21st October 10am - 12.30pm 

The 6 new colours of the Lavinia Elements Ink Pads have arrived at Paper Flourish and they are absolutely gorgeous. These colours feature in this month’s Lavinia Cards and make the most stunning backgrounds for the Lavinia Stamps.
During the class you will make 4 cards and the instructions also include a 5th inspirational card made with the Lavinia Olipsical Gel Press. The Green Man makes an appearance along with Finn, Midnight Meandering (the adorable bunnies) & the enchanting Zen Tall Mushrooms.
So much technique – So much fun!
Which ink colour is going to be your favourite? Julie loves all 6 colours but I think the Violet Chalk is her favourite.
Our Lavinia Secret – the Paper Flourish carpet is going to look soooo beautiful covered in Mermaid Blue Eco Glitter – don’t tell Ruth!

Tools & Inks Used: 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 and Hill Masks. These products are available for purchase at Paper Flourish.

Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners

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Leaving Winter Behind
Art Journal with Julie – $25

Wednesday 13th October 9.30am - 12pm 

Spring is here! Time to say farewell to Winter as the blossoms appear and the days grow warmer. This month’s Mixed Media Journal pages are a final burst of winter beauty and will take you on a journey of rice paper collage, paint, stencils, & so much more. The Dina Wakley Acrylic Paints create magic in this month’s pages and the Stamperia rice paper is so lovely.

Please come and join us for a friendly creative morning – no stress, just one big happy party!

These pages will suit all sizes of Journals.

The pages are sealed with Clear Gesso (this can be done in class).

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, art journal

Suitable for: all levels including beginners

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Pop Out Cards with Louisa  $20

Thursday 14th October 2pm - 4pm

Join Louisa this month to make this duo set of unique pop up cards. These cards are fun, interactive and can be made for male or female or any occasion. The photo does not show how 3D these cards are, pop in store and have a look at our lesson display, you will be pleasantly surprised.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, paper trimmer, scoreboard, glue and foam dots.

Suitable for: Beginners

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Scrapathon – $20

Friday 15th October 9.30am - 4.30pm
A daytime scrap 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! Hot drinks are provided, but you will need to bring your lunch and nibbles.
Tools and inks used: Bring all the supplies you need to work on your current projects. However, the store is at your disposal if you wish to purchase any further supplies, or if you are a new crafter or need inspiration, Paper Flourish has lesson packs with full instructions that you can purchase and work at your own pace.

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.

Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners

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Christmas Cards with Adriana $10
Saturday 16th October 10am - 12pm
Adriana has made 2 amazing Christmas cards using die cuts and the new ‘Golden Age’ alcohol inks from Couture Creations. Love, love love!!! These alcohol inks leave stunning little gold specks through the project and come in a great range of colours. Paper Flourish will have lots of product for you so if you wish to purchase on the day, you will be able to get exactly what you use. Not only $10 to try and learn about the new alcohol inks, but you get to take home these 2 cards. Great value class.
Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit
Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners

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Couture Machine Demo with Adriana – FREE

Saturday 16th October 1pm – 2pm

Adriana is staying on after her class to talk to anyone who wants to learn more about the Couture Creations electric die-cutting machine and the fabulous foiling machine.  Want to know more?  Join Adriana between 1-2pm and get the answers to all your questions.

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Alcohol Ink and Lavinia with Lynette – $28
Thursday 21st October 7pm - 9pm
Saturday 23rd October 10am - 12pm

Lynette is an amazing teacher and has been invited to show and demonstrate her work at Paper Flourish.  She has really taken the alcohol ink techniques to a whole new level of creativeness! Alcohol inks are extremely popular right now, and are a great medium to play and create with. Lynette will show you how to make backgrounds which you can use for Lavinia projects, along with tips for making the stamps pop, and adding extra colour with the usage of alcohol inks.  Although suitable for beginners, this session will allow those advanced crafters and artistes to explore and be creative in a larger way. Don’t miss this one!
Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit, Ink Blower
Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners
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Rev it Up with Marina  $28

Friday 22nd October 10am - 12pm

Always looking for male cards?? Rev It Up is a fabulous male lesson taught by the experienced and creative Marina. This set of 3 cards using grey, black and silver foil is absolutely stunning with flippy, flappy, foldy designs. Great for the young male or the ‘young at heart’ male.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit.

Suitable for:  all skill levels including beginners.

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Die-Cutting Machine Demo – FREE  

Saturday 23rd October  - 2pm - 3pm

Wanting to up-date your manual die-cutting machine? Wanting to upgrade to an electric 8” machine? Needing or wanting a new machine for Christmas?? Come along to this demo to get all the information about how to use and care for your die-cutting machine, the differences between machines, the price differences, manual and electric machines, and which machine may suit your needs. You will be shown various techniques including how best to keep your plates flat, how to get the best cut from your dies, the use of die release paper, how to use your embossing folders, and how to emboss your dies. Lots of information, hints, and tips.
Suitable for: all crafting Levels Including Beginner.


 Lesson Pack Workshop – FREE

Monday 25th October 9.30am - 12.30pm
Thursday 28th October 9.30am - 12.30pm
If you have purchased any of the beautiful new My Happy Place kits in the month, you can attend these sessions, sit at our big roomy table, drink our coffee, chat with like-minded 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!
Tools & Inks Used: Pre-purchased My Happy Place kit, and any tools you may need to complete your project.
Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners

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Mystery Double Layout with Margaret – $30
Wednesday 27th October 10am - 12pm

Come along and join Margaret for a Mystery Double Layout.  Yes, that is right a Mystery Double Layout.  You will find out when you arrive for the lesson, and you won’t be disappointed. Choose your own papers and cardstock, follow a sketch, and be amazed at how different each project can look!
Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool Kit
Suitable for:  all crafting levels including beginners

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Pretty In Pink with Ruth - $35

Friday 29th October 10am - 12pm

This Glitz and Glam class Pretty in Pink is sooooo feminine and pretty with the beautiful Prima soft rose shades of pink. Two of the cards are made in Ruth’s usual Glitz and Glam style with lots of layers of die cuts, florals and bling. The third card is a cute clean cut shabby style featuring a bicycle lots of layers of fussy cut flowers, lace and sentiment. Just a gorgeous set of cards to give for any occasion.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, 450 glue, double sided tape, 18mm foam mounting tape, a small pair of sharp scissors.

Suitable for: All skill levels including beginners

Scrapbookers Club – $20

Friday 29th October from 1.30pm
If you are a scrapbooker then this club might be 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 $20 Voucher to spend in store on full-priced retail products.

Suitable for: all crafting levels including beginners

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All Day Poinsettia Christmas with Ruth and Sharon - $89

Saturday 30th October 9.30am - 4.30pm
Christmas is time to make lots and lots of festive cards.  Ruth and Sharon have eased this massive task by making 21 amazing seasonal cards in a fully inclusive card kit.  Lots of paper and ephemera left over.  The pack is value packed.  Included in the pack is a full Mintay 12” paper pack, an extra Mintay ephemera sheet, a matching Mintay ephemera pack, all base card, matching card stock, gold foil card, a sentiment sheet, ribbon and lace.  Full instructions and photographs included.  This is a fully catered event including morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea.  This will be an enjoyable day for you to spend with others who share the same passion – a love of papercraft! As there are limited places available, be quick to book your place!

To confirm your booking and reserve your place, you will need to ring the store on (08) 8262 2571 to pay a $40 deposit.

 .  ****** Although an ephemera pack is included in the kit, there are other fussy cut sheets that are used. The ephemera sheets and any cut-out sheets will be available at Paper Flourish from the 1st October.  You will need to pay for the lesson in full, take home the sheets and fussy cut, and when you return on the day of the class you will have a head start with making more of the projects.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, foam tape, double-sided tape, glue.

Suitable for: All skill levels including beginners.

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 We hope you enjoy all your classes for this month.
Make sure you confirm your booking and follow all prompts to avoid disappointment!

from the Paper Flourish Team
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