September Lessons 2018

Lydell Quin

Posted on August 27 2018

Lessons for September 2018

 Hi There Everyone.


We know you have all been waiting with baited breath for the September Lessons.  

The wait is finally over and the race is well and truly on to get your bookings sorted for the month. The Team have put their best foot forward this month to bring you arguably some of the best original designs and techniques, all here, all month, all for you! 

We hope you enjoy all that we have put together for you, and we look forward to seeing you at a lesson - or even two! 


From Ruth, Mandii, and The Paper Flourish Team. 

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Beginners Copics with Vanessa $25

Saturday 1st September @10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday 11th September @7:00pm-9:00pm

This class has a focus on teaching basic methods using Copic Markers. You will receive a Copic Sketch Marker in the colour of your choice, to build your collection. We will colour stamped images and you will receive various stamped practice sheet/s.  This month we will practice colouring beautiful Pink Lily’s using Avery Elle clear stamp ‘Spring Bouquet’.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit and Copic Markers.

Suitable for Beginners

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Spellbinders Demo with Wil -FREE

Sunday September 2 @11:30am

Come and learn the ins and outs of the Spellbinders Die Cutting Machine with Wil.  If you have one or you are looking to buy one, this demo will be very helpful to learning how to best use it!
 

Mixed Media with Janine $23
Monday 3rd September @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 13th September @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

You don’t need to be able to draw to create a stunning journal page with a face as the focus.  Janine will show you how to incorporate a cut out from a magazine along with layers of lace and muslin, sprays, stencils and texture paste to create an amazing background. This is finished off using Prima Metallique paints. 
Tools & Inks Used: Paint Brushes, Matte Medium, Texture Paste, Gesso, Apron, Heat Tool, Palette Knife.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced Crafters

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UYS workshop with Lydell $25
Monday 3rd September 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!  But 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, Helmar Bookbinding Glue (in fine tip bottle) 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 levels

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Nuvo Glimmer Paste Technique with Vanessa $5

Tuesday 4th September @ 1:00pm-1:45pm

Come in for a relaxing technique class where you will learn how fun and versatile the Nuvo Glimmer Paste is. This great product can be used on many of your mixed media projects as well as your layouts and cards. You will make a cute bookmark to take home.

Suitable for Beginners

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Simply Elegant Cards with Sonia $24

 Tuesday 4th September 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 14th September 10:00am-12:00pm

Join Sonia this month to make these delightfully elegant and sophisticated cards perfect for many occasions. Enhanced with flowers, leaves and glitter, to add an extra special touch of sparkle. 

Tools & Inks Used: Basic Tool kit, mounting tape, Helmar 450 glue

Suitable for All crafting Levels including Beginners

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Distress Micro Glaze Technique with Ashleigh $5  ***REPEAT

Wednesday 5th September 10:00am-12:00pm

Back by popular demand! Inspired by Tim Holtz, Ashleigh just had to try this technique for herself and create some fun, bright gift cards! Utilising the useful Micro Glaze and Distress Oxide Inks, you will be unable to stop creating backgrounds in all kinds of colour combinations.

Tools & Inks Used: Please bring along any Distress Oxides you already own (labelled as yours), Distress Micro Glaze, water spray bottle, thin round paintbrush and basic tool kit

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

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Book Binding with Lydell $25
 

Wednesday 5th Sept 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! 

Tools & Inks Used: Be sure to Bring basic kit….plus 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.

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Not So Shabby Cards with Helen $17

Thursday 6th September 10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 26th September 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join Helen this month to make three Not so Shabby cards where the gorgeous Lemoncraft House of Roses collection is the star of the show! Some fussy cutting in this class so bring your best fussy cutting scissors!

Tools & Inks Used:Basic tool kit
Suitable for all crafting Levels including Beginners

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Glitz and Glam Cards with Ruth $27

Thursday 6th September @7:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday 18th September @10:00am-12:00pm

Ruth has 2 beautiful cards for you to make with her usual glam look of flowers, ribbon, foil, embossing, etc.  Just gorgeous for those special occasions.  However this month Ruth is also sharing a new technique to Glitz & Glam classes as she is bringing her Minc machine to show you how to personalise your sentiments in gold and silver foil.  This is great not only for the front of the card but also the verse that you choose for the inside.  The Minc is able to do the one thing that other machines cannot do and that is to make your sentiments smaller, larger, change script and write your own words and names all in beautiful foil.  A great investment as you will get lots of repeated use.  (If you are interested in obtaining the Minc, the stock in-store has sold quickly just this week, but you can pre-order now and have one ready for you to take home at the class.)   

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic tool kit, 18mm double-sided tape, 18mm foam tape

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced crafters

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Cardmakers Club -FREE
Friday 7th September @ 1:30pm

 
Flourish Friday with Mandii $15

Friday 7th September@ 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.
Happy Hedgehog Cards with Ashleigh $21
Saturday 8th September 10:00am-12:00pm 
Monday 24th September 7:00pm-9:00pm

Ashleigh has returned to the ever-reliable Distress Oxides this month and paired some fun backgrounds with adorable hedgehogs from MFT. As always, you will receive the images on your choice of Copic or Watercolor card, so please bring along your colouring medium of choice (Copics, Zigs, Distress, Pencils etc)
Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides (I used: Seedless Preserves, Wilted Violet, Abandoned Coral, Aged Mahogany, Blueprint Sketch and Faded Jeans), Texture paste, palette knife, water spray bottle, Seven Paper Dolls Stencils: Bloom and Star Scatter, Kaisercraft Stencil: Dotted Lines, colouring medium of choice and basic tool kit

Suitable for Crafters of all levels including Beginners

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Flourish Saturday $15
Saturday September 8th @6:00pm-12:00pm

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.
Handlettered Love with Lydell $25
Sunday 9th September @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 eyecatching piece of word art, featuring a cool colouring technique with Prismacolour pencils and white Sharpie on a kraft background.
Tools & Inks Used: Basic lettering kit, pencil, eraser, prismacolour pencils (available individually instore) and Sharpie Marker
Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

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Everything Art with Lydell $20
Sunday September 9th @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 our own background papers for scrapbooking or card making!
Tools & Inks Used: Basic watercolour kit- items from prior art kits, Paintbrushes pencil, eraser, watercolours
Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

 

Intermediate Copics with Karen $15

Monday 10th September @10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday September 25th @ 7:00pm-9:00pm

This month Karen will be showing you some tips on colouring this cute, free to colour image by Jade Dragonne.You will work through some fundamentals of colouring skin and hair techniques.  Karen will also show you how to create a fun yet simple, marbled background which is another way to add texture behind your images.  You can customise colours used to suit and enhance card fronts and other projects.

Tools & Inks Used: Copic Markers, good quality blending card, 

Suitable for crafters of Intermediate and Advanced levels

 

Winter Wonderland Cards with Marina $23

Monday 10th September @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 21st September @10:00am-12:00pm

 

Marina has created some beautiful Christmas scene window cards with a touch of shimmer and sparkle.  Marina will show you how to make a stunning window garland, a gorgeous pine Christmas tree and mini glittered pine cones.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, 3D foam strips, strong liquid glue, stylus and shaping mat, silver glitter, long nosed craft tweezers, Tim Holtz A2 Bricked embossing folder, Ultimate Crafts Arrow embossing folder, Uniquely Creative Fir Trees die, die cutting machine

Suitable for crafters at an Advanced level

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Shabby Chic Mixed Media Cards with Janine $25

Tuesday 11th September @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Thursday 20th September @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Create beautiful, shabby chic cards with touches of mixed media.  Layers of paper finished off with a resin frame, die cutting and textured elements of beads, glitter and paint.

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

Suitable for Crafters of all skill levels

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Cotton-On with Lydell $20

Wednesday 12th Sept 7:00pm-9:00pm


Ever wondered how to crochet?  A fun class with Lydell as she shows you how to make your own sweet little crochet embellishments and bits and bobs to add texture and dimension to your crafting projects.  Join us this evening with a cup of tea and good company as we learn this very relaxing skill!  

Tools & Inks Used: Crochet hook, crochet cotton

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including beginners.

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Go Press and Foil with Helen $20

Thursday 13th September @10:00am-12:00pm 
Saturday 29th September @10:00am-12:00pm

 

Go Press and Foil cards return this month with Helen showcasing two cards using a Hot foil Happy Birthday stamp.  One of these hot foil stamps is included in the cost of this lesson so that you can continue creating on your go press and foil machine at home.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, Seven Paper Dolls Filigree Frame 15, Seven Paper Dolls Large Filigree Frame 1, Go Press and Foil machine.

Suitable for Beginners

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Rebel Rebel Layout with Emma  $30

Saturday 15th September 10:00am-12:00pm

Another gorgeous Layout with Emma.  This one has loads of colour and texture and really makes a statement!  Join her and learn some of her tips and tricks for texture and layering with dimension, and create your own stunning page for your album.

Tools & Inks Used:  Basic Kit, Distress Oxide-candied apple, red acrylic paint,

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

 

You Rock Layout ***REPEAT with Emma $30

Saturday September 15th @1:00pm-3:00pm

Emma’s second Layout in September 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 and cake with Mandii $25

Sunday 16th September @1:00pm-3:00pm

 

You are cordially invited to join Miss Mandii for a spot of 'Tea and Cake', and a lesson making this adorable Dimensional Christmas Card and Tree Box!  Mandii has produced these 2 stunning creations that she will take you through step by step, and at the same time you can enjoy an afternoon tea. 
Tools & Inks Used:Basic tool kit

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels

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Mature Ladies Cards with Helen $17

Monday 17th September 10:00am-12:00pm

 

If you enjoy cardmaking in a social, relaxed environment this is the class for you! This class is all about Christmas, and we start our Christmas card making with a session of fussy cutting! Bring along your best fussy cutting scissors and we will make three traditional Christmas cards with product left over for you to continue creating at your leisure.

Tools & Inks Used:Basic tool kit

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

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Poinsettia Cards with Marina $23

Monday, 17th September @7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday, 27th September @10:00am-12:00pm

 

Dimensional flowers are one of Marina’s favourite techniques especially making poinsettias as they are so pretty on Christmas cards.  In this lesson Marina will show you how to form the flower petals using a stylus and moulding pad and create beautiful pine branch and holly floral backgrounds.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit, stylus and moulding mat, long nosed craft tweezers, mini mister, heat tool, Tim Holtz Tattered Poinsettia die, die cutting machine

Suitable for crafters at an Advanced level

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Collection Cards with Mandii $29

Tuesday 18th September @7:00pm-9:00pm
Monday 24th September @10:00am-12:00pm

 

 Join Mandii this month to create this gorgeous group of Christmas Cards using the new Prima Santa Baby 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 and Inks Used: Basic kit

Suitable for all crafting levels including Beginners

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Floral Elegance Cards with Ashleigh $21


Wednesday 19th September @10:00am-12:00pm

 For this Project, Ashleigh has used a beautiful colour palette of navy blue, light pink and gold foil to create these 4 stunning cards. This lesson is especially suited for beginners, where you will learn the basics of paper matting, die cutting and heat embossing. Ashleigh will provide full written instructions in the lesson so you can follow along at your own pace. 

Tools & Inks Used: Paper trimmer, adhesive, Black Soot Distress ink and blending tool, Seven Paper Dolls Dies: Cascading Deco Tiles and Sentiment Phrases 1 and basic tool kit

Suitable for Beginners

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Die Cut Delights with Lydell $20

Wednesday 19th September @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! 

Bring your basic kit you might use with die cutting and your own machine if you have one.

Tools & Inks Used: Basic kit, dies, die cutting machine, cardstock, Distress Oxide inks, clear embossing ink and powder, fine tip glue.

Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, including Beginners.

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All Day Event with Mandii and Janine $89

Saturday 22nd September @9:30am-4:30pm

We know how much you love the All-Day Lesson, so we have created one for September using the stunning Lemoncraft 'Yesterday' range!  This month Mandii 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.

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Cards with Helen $17

Tuesday 25th September 10:00am-12:00pm

This month we start our Christmas cards with a beautiful traditional range in reds and greens from Kaisercraft. Helen has designed three cards for you and you will have some product left over to continue creating!

Tools & Inks Used: Basic tool kit

Suitable for Beginners

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Yearly Scrap with Janine $30

Wednesday 26th September @ 10.00am – 12.30pm
Thursday 27th September @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm
 

This double layout features the beautiful Prima Havana Collection.  Layers of patterned paper come together for a gorgeous double layout.

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

Suitable for Crafters of all skill levels

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Distress Oxide Cards with Ashleigh $19

Friday 28 September 10:00am-12:00pm

 

Ashleigh has once again used Distress Oxides to create these fun backgrounds. With the addition of some texture stencils, a smattering of texture paste and Seven Paper Dolls dies, these four cards will be sure to impress!

Tools & Inks Used: Distress Oxides (I used: Aged Mahogany, Abandoned Coral, Wilted Violet, Seedless Preserves, Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch, Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio, Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade, Twisted Citron, Lucky Clover, Tattered Rose, Picked Raspberry, Candied Apple and Fired Brick), testure paste, palette knife, water spray bottle, Seven Paper Dolls Stencils: Bloom, Star Scatter and Textures, Kaisercraft stencil: Dotted Lines, Seven Paper Dolls Dies: Fancy Edging 7 and Sentiment Phrases 1, and basic tool kit

Suitable for all crafting levels

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Scrapbookers Club -free

Friday September 28th @1:30pm

 

We hope you have enjoyed seeing what our team of incredibly talented teachers have put together for you in September.  Just click the "book now" button below and book all the classes that interest you.  

We hope you have an awesome September and we look forward to seeing you instore!  
 

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