2018 Workshops


Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Journal Play Workshop

We have a Journal Play workshop on Wednesday 13th February with Janet  10am to 1pm.
This is a workshop for you to use any of your journals using the latest products and trying out some new styles. We are currently working on an 8" x 8" home made journal but we have everything to hand if you wish to join us or you can create an A4 page on light card to add to a new journal later on. Come along and try out with us. Phone 01376326358


Autour de Mwa Mixed Media Workshops

We have the fantastic Autour de Mwa [Abs] with us on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February with  mixed media workshops using some of the new fabulous stamps from AALL & Create. Abs will be presenting two separate projects so if you wish to get a double dose from the talented Abs you can book both days. Each day is £55 including a light lunch and all the products needed to complete your piece of mixed media loveliness.
To book please telephone 01376326358...................



Janet's mixed media projects made on Abs workshop in Paris.
Mixed media on fabric and scrummy little book cover on an old book such fun.





Some of Janet's projects made on previous workshops with Abs 





Men's Cards with Natalie

We have space on Men's Cards with Natalie on Monday 11th February 10am to 1 pm.
Natalie will be helping you to make three cards suitable for our male family and friends using some of the lovely new products from Stampin Up. The products will be available for you to order if you wish. Everything you need to make the cards will be provided and the workshop is suitable for new card makers too.


Workshop Spaces become Available

We have space on Tracy Scott Journal workshop on Friday 8th February 10 am to 4 pm with your lunch included if you would like to join us please telephone 01376326358.


One of Tracy's latest pages using her new products from Paper Artsy.
Not a representation of the workshop.

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Workshops for February

 Workshop Schedule for February 

To book any workshop call 01376 326358 if no answer leave VM with name and telephone and we will respond as soon as possible 

Friday 8th A Journal Workshop with Tracy Scott 10am to 4pm £40 with lunch included
The day is spent creating a page or two in your journal with great new ideas and tricks from Tracy. This day books very quickly so don’t hang about if you wish to join us.

Saturday 9th A Journal Workshop with Tracy Scott 10am to 4pm £40 with lunch incuded 
This workshop is a repeat of the workshop on the 8th for those that could not make the earlier date

Monday 11th Mens Cards with Natalie Arnold 10am to 1pm £20
Spend the morning creating some lovely mens cards using products from Stampin Up that can be ordered at the workshop. This is a workshop for beginners as well as the more accomplished card maker. No getting messy in this workshop just fun.

Wednesday 13th Journal Play with Janet 10am to 1pm £20
This is a workshop creating pages in any of your journals you wish. We are currently putting together an 8” x 8” hand made journal that can be made at any time or you can create a page in any of the  journals you have. This is a workshop for all abilities or newbies too.
If you have been wanting to have a try at journaling this is the workshop for you . We will be getting messy and if you do not have a journal don't worry we can find the right paper to get you started. Just bring yourself along with nothing else but an apron.

Friday 15th Mixed Media with Autour de Mwa [Abs] 10am to 4pm £55  including a light lunch
This is a mixed media workshop creating a project of Abs choosing. We will be using stencils and stamps from ALL & Create’s new release, texture paste, paints and much more if you have a journal bring it along to use up those left over paints ect. Bring along an apron.

Saturday 16th Mixed Media with Autour de Mwa  [Abs] 10am to 4pm £55  including a light lunch
This mixed media workshop is a different project to that of the one on the Friday so if you would like a double dose of the lovely Abs feel free to book both days but be quick as we have limited space. Bring along an apron.

Monday 18th Making cards with Natalie Arnold 10am to 1pm £20
This is a morning spent making cards with some of the lovely new products from Natalies collection. You will be able to order any of the products used on the workshop if you wish. This is a workshop for all abilities and newbies to the craft of card making.

Wednesday 20th February A Scrap Page with Janet 10 am to 1pm £20
Come along to spend the morning creating a page for your scrap book using paints, papers, stencils and embellishments. Bring along an apron

March News.............
We have Autour de Mwa on 8th and 9th March book now............
We have Tracy Scott on 15th and 16th March book Now...........

NOTE  We have been asked directions and just to let you know if you are travelling by train, we have a direct rail line from London Liverpool Street to Braintree every hour. And a short walk brings you to Studio 36 Birds in the Barn so we are easy to find........


Saturday, 26 January 2019

Demo Day and Stamp Swap

 Hi all you Birds in the Barn friends

Don't for get we have our demo day today with the opportunity to cash in some of your stash you no longer require. Natalie will be using some of her Stampin Up products showing you how to use them to make some special cards and you will be able to order  the products too with many free gifts with your order. We have a make n take for you too if you wish. Janet will be on hand to show you anything you wish to know regarding paints on your Gelli Plate ect.....Just bring along your unwanted stash [ no more than 10 items ] and get a number to put on your already priced items.

We have many bargains for you including a Big Shot with extras £40.

Pan Pastels 20 pans for £25...... Complete set of Spectrum Noir pens 168 with the storage cases £75......

New tins of 24 Aqua Blend pencils £10...... Press to Inpress stamping platforms from £8 each......New Die storage cases £12 with extra inserts for £6.......

Large Paper Artsy Stamps from £8 and many more stamps including Magnolia, Lilly of the Valley, and Lavinia stamps £2 each and many more bargains too many to list.

Come along have a tea or Coffee and a chat between 10am and 4pm today 26th January 2019.......






Sunday, 20 January 2019

Autour de Mwa

We have space on our Mixed Media workshop with Autour de Mwa this Wednesday 23rd January and Thursday 24th  for a full days workshop each day with light lunch included. Each day will be a different project so you can do both days if you wish.