2016 Workshops


Saturday, 23 September 2017

October Workshop Program

October Workshop Program


Saturday 7th A Journal Workshop with Tracy Scott 10am to 3.30pm      £40
Spend the day with Tracy showing you how to create a special page for your journal.
This is a monthly workshop with lots of ideas for everyone.

Thursday 12th A Scrap Page with Janet 10am to 1pm                                   £20
Every month Janet will show you how to create a page for your scrap page using papers, paints, stamps and more.

Saturday 14th A Project with Jo Firth-Young 10am to 3.30pm.
The price and description to follow...................

Thursday 19th A Journal Cover with Janet 10am to 1 pm                            £25
Spend the morning making a journal cover with paints, stencils, grunge paste and stamps from the store. This cover will allow you to add pages as you create them in the future.
This is a messy workshop so bring your apron...............

Saturday 21st Three Card Trick with Lauren Hatwell                       £20 per session
Morning Session 9.30 am to 12 pm. Afternoon Session 1pm to 3.30pm.
Lauren will help you create three cards using stamps from Zinsky and some of the other designers from Paper Artsy. As you know Lauren has a funky way of using the stamps and her workshops are always such good fun.

Wednesday 25th A Gelli Plate Demo with Sue 10am to 3.30pm                  FOC
Pop along to the store and check out how to use the Gelli Plates, paints die cuts, stencils that can be used to create some stunning backgrounds for your cards and projects.

Friday 27th Cards to Die For with Karen  1pm to 3.30                                     £20
Karen will spend the afternoon showing you how to create some stunning cards using dies paints and embossing folders. We think there may be some Christmas in there too...

Saturday 28th An Album with Natalie 10am to 3.30pm                                  £35
Spend the day with Natalie showing you how to create a super little album using papers from Graphic 45. You will learn how to create pockets, tabs and pages to add photos or much more.

Loyalty Scheme News
Birds in the Barn will stop issuing Loyalty Points after 30th September 2017, however all full and half full cards will be accepted until the 31st October 2017. Full cards will be honoured in full as before, and half full cards will attract 10% discount off the purchase price when presented, alternatively the card can be exchanged for a £5 voucher, to be used against any workshop in store.
After 9th October 2017, we will be offering special weekly offers in place of the Loyalty Discount



To Book any Workshop Telephone: 01206 211099


Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Old and New Sizzix in Store

We have some old favourites and some new Tim Holtz dies in store





My favorite die and embossing folder at the moment is this pair of feathers that is great for Journal pages as well as your special cards..............




Saturday, 16 September 2017

Christmas Stamps by Jo Firth-Young

Pop along to the store today for your new Jo Firth-Young Christmas stamps and many more new stamps from the Paper Artsy designers......



We have a couple of spaces left on Jo's workshop making cards with her new stamps on 
Saturday 23rd September but be quick as we only have a couple left......
If you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book your place.







Monday, 11 September 2017

Pocket Album with Natalie

We have a couple of spaces on Natalie"s workshop making a 6" x 6" Pocket Album that can be used for a Birthday book or a photograph and memory album to keep those cherished memories.
We have put together some paper colections for you to choose from so it can be cute or funky.
There will be ribbons and embelishments to add if you wish.
If you would like to join us telephone the store on 0120611099 to book a space.















Wednesday, 6 September 2017

New Paper Artsy Stamps in Store

Pop along to the store tomorrow and check out the new stamps from Paper Artsy with fantastic new Christmas designs from many of the designers. The new Zinski releases have been shown on the Paper Artsy blog over the past few nights with more designers to follow this week through to the 14th September. Every time there is a release we say ( Best Ones Yet ). But yet again they have exceled themselves........
Tonight you will see Tracy Scot's new ones and they are fantastic........

These are the great designs from Zinski........



A delightful sample from Karen Baker...........



Another delightful sample from Karen Baker..........

Don't forget we have the lovely talented Jo Firth-Young with us on the 23rd September with workshops in the morning and afternoon making Christmas cards with her new stamp designs.
We only have a couple of spaces left so if you would like to join us telephone the store on
01206211099 to book your place........








Monday, 4 September 2017

Another Demo Day Tomorrow with Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks......

Janet will be demonstrating the new colours of the inks along with some new stamps and stencils from the store.
Below is a samples by Janet using some Paper Artsy and the new products.


Below a sample using Distress Oxides and Leonie Pujol stamps and dies............

Pop along to the store for a chat and a cuppa between 10am and 3.30pm.......







Friday, 1 September 2017

Demo Day Tomorrow Saturday 2nd September

Dont forget ladies we have the lovely Karen demonstrating Christmas cards using the new products in store.If you would like to know how to use ink on those folders Karens your lady. Karen will be in store from 10am to 3.30 so pop along and check out the Gemini and Big shot die-cutting machines. We have new Christmas papers and dies from Kaiser Kraft too.
The demonstration is free of charge.