2016 Workshops


Friday, 24 February 2017

Workshop Schedule for March


Birds in the Barn


March Workshop Program
Thursday 2nd Demo Day @ Birds from the Barn 10am to 3.30 pm   Free

We will spend the day showing you how to use some of the new products in store. We have some super new stamps and paint colours from Seth Apter for Paper Artsy so will give them a go too.

Saturday 4th Journal Day with Tracy Scott. 10am to 3.30pm                   £40

We only have one space left on this workshop ........... so get a wriggle on and book if you want to join us.

Tuesday 7th Shabby Chic Cards with Janet 10am to 1pm                         £20
The morning will be spent making three cards with a Shabby Chic theme with new products from the store.

Saturday 11th Demo Day with Jo Firth-Young 10am to 3.30pm                 Free

Jo is a very talented designer with Paper Artsy who will be demonstrating many of the Paper Artsy products including new stamps from the designers along with helpful hints for her new stamps and masks too. Complimentary Tea or Coffee available.

Tuesday 14th Cards with Natalie 10am to 1pm                                               £20
Those of you who have attended Natalie's workshops before will know that you will make thee very special cards this time using the Floral Chalkboard collection from Craftwork Cards.

Wednesday 15th Cards with Sue 10am to 1pm                                               £20
This workshop will be spent making three cards with a mixed media theme. I am sure you will pick up some mixed media tips and Sue will have three very special cards for you to make.

Saturday 18th Demo Day with Karen 10am to 3.30pm                                        Free

Karen will spend the day showing you how to use your ink and embossing folders to make some stunning cards.





Thursday 23rd Scrap Page workshop 10am to 1pm                                    £20
In this this workshop you will create a page for your Scrap Album using Fresco paints and stamps from Paper Artsy, and embellishments from the store. There may be Grunge Paste and fussy cutting too.

Saturday 25th Paper Artsy Play Day with Janet                                £20 per session

10am to 12.30pm will be spent making three cards creating the backgrounds with paints etc and using new stamps from the Paper Artsy designers.
1pm to 3.30pm we will make a small project learning how to use Infusions, paints, inks and a grey board structure.

Wednesday 29th Get Technical with Karen 10am to 1pm                        £20
In this technical workshop Karen will show you how to get the most out of your die cutting machine, embossing folders and much more and at the end you will have lots of samples and will construct a card to take home. I am sure there will be lots of tips and ideas for you to use in your card making projects.

Thursday 30th A Little Box of Kay with Sue. 10am to 1pm                           £25
This workshop is a super project workshop by Sue using Kay Carley stamps and a small box with a glass front. I am sure there will be some inks and paints involved too.

Dates for your Diary...
Saturday 1st April Tracy Scott Journaling.
Saturday 8th Jo Firth-Young A Project Day.
Saturday 29th Clare Charvill A Covered Planner.


TO BOOK CALL  01206 211099

Tracy Scott Journal Day

We have a cancellation on Tracy Scott's journal workshop on Saturday 4th March. 


A peek at my project with Tracy at the trade show in Birmingham last week end.

We have a couple os spaces available on the Playing with Infusions workshop on Tuesday. This is a morning playing with those  little pots of loveliness of colour with walnut stain added. I am sure we will go away with lots of Ideas and a card or project. If you would like to join us please telephone the store on
01206211099 to book your place. The cost of the workshop is £20. from 10am to 1pm.



Two of Janets samples made with Infusions and stamps from Paper Artsy.

Why not pop along to the store and check out all the samples made on the workshops at the trade show in Birmingham and the new stamps from the talented designers at Paper Artsy.

We will have some Demonstrations going on in the store this Saturday too.






Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Trade Show Birmingham

Just a couple of snipits from the trade show Birmingham that Karen and I attended at the week end with some fantastic workshops arranged by Paper Artsy with Tracy Scott, Jo Firth-Young, Leandra,
and the super talented Seth Apter.


Karen and her new best friend the lovely Seth Apter. We are just finishing off our projects so pictures for you tomorrow.


My project with Leandra using the funky stamps from Zinski Art.



Thursday, 16 February 2017

Spaces On Workshops This Week End

We have a space that has become available on Claire Charvills workshop on Saturday 18th February where Claire will be showing you how to create a Journal using some of Paper Artsy's stamps and stencils . This is an all day workshop running from 10am to 3.30pm

We allso have a couple of spaces left on Sue's Shadow Box workshop this Sunday 19th February it starts at 10am and runs until 3.30 with Sue showing you how to make a cute shadow box  to give as a gift or take home to hang on your wall. You will be using some of the Kaiser Papers from the PS I Love You collection, some Paper Artsy paints and loads of embelishments from the store.



Friday, 10 February 2017

New Paper Artsy In Store

Pop along to the store this week end to check out the new Stamps, Stencils, Paints and Infusions from those talented designers from Paper Artsy we now love.


One of Janets samples using Paper Artsy paints and masks for the background some fussy cuttting of Tim Holtz distress ink painted images usind the new stamp collection from Tracy Scott.


The funky stamps make great cards too.


Thursday, 9 February 2017

Sneak Peek

Sue has a couple of spaces available on her Shadow Box workshop on Sunday 19th February 10am to 3.30 pm so if you would like details please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book your place


We Also have a cancellation on the workshop with Natalie this Sunday who will be making three cards from the Shabby Chic Craftwork Card collection.



Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Seth apter

More Yummy stamps by Seth Apter from IO stamps and dies. These stamps will be soooo usefull me thinks.