2016 Workshops


Thursday, 26 March 2015

Flower Making with Natalie and Karen on Saturday

Don't forget we have a lovely workshop on Saturday with Natalie and Karen both showing you how to create some delightful flowers to pop on your hand made cards and projects.
we will show you how to make those tatty floral flowers too.

Tim Holtz Words

We have the great new words die from Tim Holtz.


With some new dies from Brenda Walton too.

New Dies from Tim Holtz for Sizzix

Pop along to the store to check out the new Sizzix Big Shot Extra machine and the new dies from the Tim Holtz range along with the lovely bird dies back in stock by popular request.



Paper Artsy Play

Look what we made on the workshop today with our background papers made with the lovely Paper Artsy paints and stamps then added a little embossed metal on the roof.

Monday, 16 March 2015

Natalie's Sewing Box

If you would like to make this delightful little one drawer chest with stand up top and sewing accessories with Natalie on Thursday 2nd April 10am to 1pm you can telephone the store on 01206211099 be quick as space is limited.

Here are some of Natalie's samples made with the new Blackboard collection from Craftwork Cards




The one below is made by Karen with a flip it die from Sizzix and some papers from the Blackboard collection from Craftwork Cards too.

Flower Power Workshop

Don't miss the flower making workshop on Saturday 28th March with Karen and Natalie who will show you how to create some delightful paper flowers to use on your many projects with some small ones for your cards using dies, punches and a little bit of felt too.


They will all be put together in a shabby old cotton reel Oh La La .

Friday, 13 March 2015

Debbie Wainwright Journal Day

Debbie will be with us on Saturday 11th April showing us how to make wonderful journal pages. Here is a sneak peak of what you could be making...


To view Debbie's blog click on this link: Debbie's blog.



Mini Album workshop with Emma Godfrey

Emma Godfrey will be with us on Sunday 19th April making a fabulous mini album using new PaperArtsy stamps & stencils.  You will be able to bring along your own photographs (max size 4" tall x 4" wide) to personalise your book using your favourite paint colours (or try some of the new colours) to make a funky watercolour background.  This workshop runs from 10:00am -1:00pm.  If you would like any further information then please contact us on 01206 211099.

You can take a look at Emma's blog, 'imagine that...' by clicking on this link:  Emma's Blog.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Lucky Winner

Congratulations to Lyn Aston winner of Jo's lovely mixed media clock in our week end free raffle.

Monday, 9 March 2015

Thanks Jo.

Well what a great week end we had at Birds in the Barn with Michelle doing a make and take with Woodware and Stix 2 products using glue guns and all sorts of things to create a delightful little tag to take home Thanks Michelle hope to see you again soon.

Sunday was so special with Jo Firth Young showing us all what to achieve with her new collection of stamps and Fresco Paints from Paper Artsy. Threre were cards, canvas, painted grey board and soooooo many ideas and tips.
Below a look at what was created by Jo for us all. I am sorry to say the day was so popular we have run out of some of Jo's stamps and masks and but the good news we hope to have them back in stock later this week. 

If you would like to take a look at Jo's blog then here is the link: Jo Firth Young.


Jo will be back with us on Saturday 2nd May with her muched love card workshops morning and afternoon so if you would like a place please telephone the store but be quick as these fill fast.