2016 Workshops

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

December Workshop Schedule

December Workshop Program

Saturday 2nd A 3D Canvas with Autour de Mwa 10am to 3.30pm           £40                        Spend the day with the talented Autour de Mwa working on a canvas to create lots of texture and dimension with paints, texture paste and gel mediums. This will be a very special workshop not to be missed.

Tuesday 5th Card making with Janet 10am to 1pm                                   
£20                        Spend the morning making cards for that special person in your life you will have the choice of Christmas or any other  occasion we will be using Paper Artsy products and stamps.

Thursday 7th Demo Day with Karen 10am to 3.30                                     FOC
Pop along to the store to check out how to get the most out of your dies and folders using your die cutting machine and products from the store.

Saturday 9th  Journal Page with Tracy Scott 10am to 3.30                       £40
This monthly workshop is the chance to create a special page with Tracy for your journal. This workshop fills fast so do not hang about.

Tuesday 12th Demo Day with Natalie 9.30am to 3.30pm                           FOC
Natalie will spend the day showing you how to make boxes and gift bags to hold some of your Christmas gifts and some special shaped cards. Natalie will show you how to use the score board to make life easy.

Thursday 14th Paint a Bird House with Janet 10am to 1pm                       £20
 Note This is a requested workshop so will fill fast
Spend the morning painting a bird house and decorating it with some of the stamps in store. You can paint one with a Christmas theme if you wish or just paint and stamp with flowers to use all year round or give as gift to someone special.

Saturday 16th Demo Day with Lauren Hatwell 10am to 3.30pm                FOC
 Lauren will spend the day showing us how to make some funky cards with the Paper Artsy stamps, paints and products. This is always a fun day.......

Wednesday 20th A Scrap Page with Janet 10am to 1pm                              £20
This monthly workshop will inspire you and  show you how to create that special page for your scrap book.

Saturday 23rd Make n Take with Mince Pies 10am to 3.30                           FOC
Pop along and join us for mince pies and a make and take making a small note book cover with paints, grunge paste and stamps. The make and take will take about 45mins cost £2,  towards products, including a small notebook to pop into your cover. You can phone the store to book or just turn up and chance there is a space for you.

All the Birds in the Barn would like to wish all our customers a Very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year....

We are closed from 4pm 23rd December and reopen 9.30am Tuesday 2nd January.
However the Birds will be holding a “Mega Closing Down Sale” that  will start 9.30am on Monday yes Monday 8th January.........

To Book any Workshop Telephone: 01206 211099

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Cards with Sue

We have a space become available on Sue's last workshop with us tomorrow making three lovely Christmas cards if you would like to join us please telephone the store 01206211099.

Monday, 20 November 2017

For Sale Sizzix Big Shot Pro

We have a nearly new Big Shot Pro die cutting machine for sale with seven large Scrap Booking dies included for the price of £200 if you are interested please call the store on 01206211099

Friday, 17 November 2017

Paper Artsy Demo

Tomorrow we have an all day demo with Paper Artsy using Grunge Paste , Fresco Finish Paints, Stamps  and a brayer with a little Distress Oxide too. 
Pop along to the store to check out the products.
We have 20% off all Seth Apter products, All indigo products, Sheena's stamps and dies, Atamio stamps and wooden items and most of our punches are reduced by 50% too. There  are lots more items reduced but I cant remember them all.........

We have many 12 x 12 paterned papers reduced to 60p and less.............

Book covers made using Paper Artsy paints, stencils and stamps.........

Friday, 10 November 2017

Jo Firth Young Demo Day.......

Tomorrow 11th November we have the lovely talented Jo Firth-Young with us all day from 
10am to 3.30pm . Jo is a designer with Paper Artsy and has some delightful Christmas stamps she will be using along with stamps by some of the other designers for Paper Artsy so lots of fun......
If you have a spare hour or so do pop along and have a tea or coffee and check us out .
We have a free raffle going on with an Artimio store chest as a prise with other prizes too.......
This is a Free event....

Some of the cards Jo has made with hers Christmas stamps..... 

One of Jo' Mini Journals.......

Friday, 3 November 2017

Demo Saturday

Don't forget we have an all day Demo by Karen this Saturday 4th November using many of the products in store with ink and folders in the die cutting machine and cards using canvas paper and much more.So pop along between 10am and 3.30pm and check us out. we have more of the Tim Holtz Christmas dies and Crafters Companion back in stock too. 

Friday, 20 October 2017

Just published the November Workshop Program

November Workshop Program

Saturday 4th Demo Day with Karen Smith 10am to 3.30pm                                  FOC
Pop along to the store and Karen will show you how to get the most out of your die cutting machine using some of the 3D folders we have in store. I f you want to find out the secret of how to ink up the folders to give you some special backgrounds then this day is for you.

Tuesday 7th Its After Seth 10am to 3pm with Janet.                                               £5
This is a workshop to help those who attended one of Seth's workshop, finish off the project or start a new one. We have limited space so if you wish to join us please telephone the store.

Thursday 9th A Photo Frame with Natalie Arnold 10am to 1pm                           £20
In this workshop Natalie will show you how to make a double photo frame out of pretty papers to display your special photographs or give as a Christmas gift.

Saturday 11th A Demo Day with Jo Firth-Young 10am to 3.30 pm                      FOC
Jo will be with us for the day to demo some of the stamps she designs for Paper Artsy and using some of the Fresco chalk paints they produce. If you have been to one of Jo's demo days before you will know they are very special.

Thursday 16th Cards Using Oxides with Janet 10am to 1pm                                £20
Spend the morning making some fun cards using some of the new Oxides from Tim Holtz and some of the stamps we have in store.

Saturday 18th Paper Artsy Play with Janet 10am to 1pm                                      £20
In this workshop we will use many of the Paper Artsy products to create some special backgrounds  to use for cards or projects.

Wednesday 22nd Christmas Cards with Sue French 10am to 1pm                      £20
Sue will show you how to make three last minute Christmas cards for those special people in your life.

Thursday 23rd A Scrap Page with Janet 10am to 1pm                                            £20
This is a monthly workshop creating a special page for you scrap book using some of the latest products and papers in store. There is sure to be some paint in there too.

Saturday 25th A Journal Page with Tracy Scott 10am to 1pm                              £40
The very talented Tracy will show you how to create some stunning pages for your journal and you will be shown some  new techniques along the way I am sure.

Wednesday 29th Cards to Die For with Karen Smith 10am to 1pm                      £20
This a regular workshop with Karen showing you how to get the most out of your die cutting machine with some of the new dies and products from the store to make three special cards.

Birds in the Barn News

It is with much sadness that I will be retiring at the end of January so the “birds” will no longer be in the barn!!! We will trade as usual until Christmas with lots and lots of bargains, the  workshops and demos will continue until the second week in January with the doors finally closing on the 31st January for the last time . I would like to say a big thank you to all our loyal customers, who have made the store such an enjoyable and wonderful experience for the past 7 years, we could not have done it without you.


To Book any Workshop Telephone: 01206 211099