2016 Workshops


Friday, 16 December 2016

Make n Take

This Staurday 17th December we have a Make n Take with Karen you will be making a dear little christmas card using some products from Paper Artsy. You will learn how to use the scrummy little pots of Infusion powders that contain grains of walnut stain some Fresco paints and a christmas tree die from Marianne and a few more products too.


Friday, 9 December 2016

Great Cards from Sue's Workshop

Check out the great cards that were made on Sue's Thursday workshop.......


This 7'x7" card was made using Sizzix Bigs Star Die, Frantage Shabby Pink and a centiment from 
Lin Brown's ELB 11 stamp from Paper Artsy.

 

Another 7"x7" card made using Emma Godfrey's EEG 19 stamp from Paper Artsy and some pink glitter Card.



The last card is a 7"x7" white card using a Creative Expressions embossing folder Frosty Swirls,stamps from Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz collection Reindeer Flight and Lin Brown's ELB11 from 
Paper Artsy.

Back in stock

We have Stampeazee 110 x 110 back in stock along with Distress crayons and markers


Monday, 5 December 2016

Tracy Scott Workshop

We have a space available on the workshop  A Mini Journal with Tracy Scott this Saturday


The workshop runs from 10am to 3.30pm at a cost of £40 with a light lunch included.
If you would like to join us telephone the store on 01206211099.
We also have available Tracy's two new sets of stamps and many more from Paper Artsy.







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Workshop with Jofy

We have a couple of spaces available on A Cover Up with Jo Firth-Young this Sunday.


The workshop runs from 10am to 3.30pm at £40 with a light lunch included. You will be deconstructing and then reconstructing a super book to keep all your special things in with you deciding if it has a Christmas theme or not.
If you would like to join us telephone the store on 01206211099



Friday, 2 December 2016

ITS BACK IN STOCK

Just to let you know the Chunky White Frantage embossing powder Janet used for her snow card is now back in stock so pop along to pick it up.

Dont forget this Saturday Janet will be demonstrating so will show you how the snow is made......

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Stamp and Die Exchange with Demonstrations Week End

Pop along to the store this week end and bring along your unwanted stamps or dies and we will try to sell them for you to get credit to spend in our store All you have to do is.....

1/ Pop your die or stamp into a clear bag with the price you would like and bring it along to the store but due to space the offer is limited to ten items per person. 
2/ We will give you a registration number to put on your label  you can telephone in advance if you wish 
3/ Add your items to the sales table and if sold you will get the full amount in credits to spend in the store.
4/ All unsold items must be collected within two weeks,

WE WILL HAVE DEMONSTRATIONS ALL WEEK END..........



Saturday Janet will be using stamps,paints and Infusions to show you ways to make great backgrounds for your products if you would like to find out how to use products such as Grunge Paste, stencils and Tim Holtz distress ink pads pop along and get a complimentary cup of tea or coffee. Janet will be showing you Quick and Easy christmas cards too.......



Sunday Natalie will be showing you how to make some special boxes for those special christmas gifts for friends and family. Natalie will be using The Big Score from Crafters Companion and the new CD rom with all the special projects. If you have any questions I am sure Natalie will be able to help.
We will have complimentary tea and coffee too.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Black Friday Sale in Store

Dont forget we have a Black Friday Sale Today with lots of bargains to be had.....


Two delightful dies that were on Hochanda this morning and ours are more of a bargain too at £4.90 each.....



The Creative Palette [ Gelli Plate ] size A4 is a dizzy £9.99 and the Gelli printing tools are down from £22.99 to £15.00 for two.


Two spare Sizzix cutting pads are reduced from £10.99 to £7.70 and the handy Die Brush and foam pad from £6.99 to £4.90.




Thursday, 24 November 2016

Sneek Peek Box With a View

This is a sneek of the project for Sunday of Sue's Box with a View its 10am to 1pm £20 if you would like to fill one of the spaces left please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book your space....


Shabby Chic Card Workshop

We have a couple of spaces left on the workshop with Janet Tuesday 29th November making three lovely cards using distress inks, Paper Artsy Infusions, and some great dies from Joy and Cherry Lyn The workshop runs from 10am to 12.30pm at a cost of £15.....To Join us phone the store on
01206211099 to book your place..







Wednesday, 23 November 2016

BLACK FRIDAY Bargains in store

This friday we will have a selection of offers in store for you including some of the new sizzix dies, and 1/2 price on some older ones. Offers on some Paper Artsy Stamps. We will be offering 3 for 2 on Spectrum Noir Sparkle and Leoni Pujol sparkle pens and much much more........ lots of sale tickets too.


A Cover Up with Jo Firth-Young

As this Saturdays workshop with Jo filled up in one day we are offering the Workshop again on Sunday 11 December 10am to 3.30pm at a cost of £40 it is filling fast so dont delay book today!!!!!!


Telephone the store on 01206211099 to book your space.......

Tuesday, 22 November 2016








Birds in the Barn:  Paper craft and scrapbooking
The Lake Barn, Poplar Nurseries, Coggeshall Road, Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1HR
Phone 01206 211099   www.birdsinthebarn.co.uk Blog: birdsinthebarn.blogspot.com
December Workshop Program



Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th DEMO AND STAMP EXCHANGE Week End ........Free

Take this opportunity to pass on your unwanted stamps and dies. All you have to do is register with us to get a number , bag up the dies or stamps and we will display them for the week end and if sold you will get credits to spend in the store or on workshops so it is an ideal time to sort out your stash............ All day Saturday there will be demonstrations of Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads and Paper Artsy stamps, paints, stencils and more. On Sunday Natalie Arnold will be with us all day demonstrating box making with the Big Score from Crafters Companion using the new advanced CD. Natalie will be making some very special shaped boxes for your special gifts. Come along between 10am and 3.30pm for a complimentary tea or coffee and check us out.

Tuesday 6th Card Making with Natalie 10am to 1pm                                                £20
Spend the morning making three delightful cards using the latest collection from Craftwork Cards.

Wednesday 7th  A Scrap Page with Janet 10am to 1pm                                £20
This is a monthly workshop creating a special page for your scrap book using paints, papers, stencils and new products from the store.

Thursday 8th Card Making with Sue 10am to 1pm                                        £20
Sue will be showing you how to create three special cards using inks, and new stamps from the store. Those of you who have been on Sue’s workshops will know her cards are very special.

Saturday 10th A Little Bit of a Journal with Tracy Scott 10am to 3.30pm          £40
We will have the talented Tracy Scott with us for the day showing you how to create a mini journal with lots of lovely pages. This is a fast filling workshop so get a wriggle on to book your place. Check out Tracy’s work on her blog....

Sunday 11th A Cover Up with Jo Firth-Young 10am to 3.30pm                 £40
This workshop is a copy of the workshop we ran in November and as this filled up instantly Jo agreed to do the workshop again in December. You choose the makeup of your book so you may like to repeat this workshop to make the book again but in a different format.
You will go home with a special book full of pages, pockets and tabs. Jo will show you how to decorate some of your pages too. Those of you on the reserve list from November will be offered a place before we release the rest.

Thursday 15th Cards To Die For with Karen 10am to 1pm                           £20

Karen will be showing you how to make some special cards with new dies and products from the store. This is an ideal opportunity to learn some extra tips and ideas to use with your die cutting machine . This workshop is for all abilities and you do not have to own a die cutting machine it is a fun workshop.


Saturday 17th Paper Artsy Make and Take Day 10am to 3.30pm              Free
Pop along to the store and check out new stamps and stencils from Paper Artsy and put your bottom on a chair to make a little project to take home using some of the paints and Infusions  from Paper Artsy. There is no need to book for this Make n Take.


We will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and will  reopen on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th  December and close at 1pm New Years Eve  to reopen Tuesday 3rd January from when normal opening times will be resumed.
I would like take this opportunity to wish you all a very Joyful Christmas and Happy New Year and thank you for your custom during the past year.



To Book any Workshop Telephone: 01206 211099

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Die Cutting Demo Day with Karen

Tomorrow Sunday 20th Karen will be demonstrating the die cutting machines we hold in stock with lots of tips and ideas to help you to make those special cards.........
We will be offering 15% off all the machines we have in stock while stocks last....... so if you are contenplating treating yourself to a machine get here early so you dont miss out.





Last Christmas Card Workshop with Natalie

We have a couple of spaces left on Natalie's workshop this Tuesday 22nd November making your last minute special cards 10am to 1pm £20 if you would like to join us telephone the store on 01206211099 .............



 

Friday, 18 November 2016

Journal Day Faces with Tracy Scott.

We have a space available on tomorrow's workshop with the lovely talented Tracy Scott who will be showing you how faces are possible for your journal page .......

Some samples by Tracy Scott.......

Friday, 11 November 2016

Workshop with Sue

Thanks to all you ladies who came along to Sue's workshop what a great morning and what lovely cards you all made.


Stamp by Woodware


Stamps by Clare Lloyd for Paper Artsy.




Stamp by Creative Expressions.


Demo Day with Lauren Hatwell

Dont forget ladies we have the lovely Lauren Hatwell with us tomorrow. In the morning Lauren will be using some of the special designer stamps, paints,and masks from Paper Artsy to show you how she creates her funky cards and projects and will be demonstrating from 10am to 12.30pm then in the afternoon Lauren will be running a workshop where you can make cards, gift boxes or create a page for your journal with ideas from the mornings demo. The workshop will run from 1pm to 3.30pm at a cost of £20. We have a couple of spaces left so if you wish to join us telephone the store on 01206211099 or pop along to watch the demo tomorrow morning and book your place.


Saturday, 5 November 2016

A Sneak Peek

Here is a sneak peek of tomorrows scrap page. It's a pink little number with a vintage feel hope you like it......... See you all tomorrow.


Friday, 4 November 2016

Demo Day and Workshop with Lauren Hatwell.

Next Saturday 12th November we have the lovely Lauren Hatwell who works with Paper Artsy.
Lauren will be demonstrating in the morning from 10am to 12.30 with paints and stamps by many of the designers at Paper Artsy this is free of charge and then in the afternoon Lauren will be taking a workshop making cards and or gift bags with products demonstrated in the morning. the workshopp will run from 1pm to 3.30pm at a cost of £20 per person so if you would like to join us please telephone the store to book a place but get a wriggle on as they are booking fast.

Below we have a sample of what you will be doing in the workshop...........

Debbies Journal Day

We have a couple of spaces  available on Debbie Wainwright's journal day tomorrow so if you would like to join us phone the shop before 9.30am to book your space we start at 10am and all you need is your journal if you have one.


One of Debbies Journal Pages...........

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Workshop Program


 

November Workshop Program 

Thursday 3rd Frantage Demo Day with Janet  10am to 3.30pm                                         Free

Due to many requests Janet will show you how to use the lovely Stampendous Frantage embossing powders to create some special cards or use in your Mixed Media projects  

Saturday 5th Journal Day with Debbie Wainwright 10am to 3.30pm      £35 inc light lunch

Each month Debbie will show you how to create a fantastic page in your journal using some of the products we have in store.

Sunday 6th Scrap Page with Janet 10am to 1pm.                                                                  £20

Spend the morning painting, cutting, and stamping to create a page for your Scrap Book.

The Page this month will be using some frantage too. 

Tuesday 8th Folded Card With Box with Natalie 10am to 1pm                                           £20

Natalie will help you  engineer a special folding card with sliding  box to fit made from the Christmas Cheer Collection from Craftwork Cards . 

Thursday 10th More Christmas Cards from Sue 10am to 1pm                                           £20

Those of you who came to Sue’s card workshop last month will know the cards she makes are quite special so get a wriggle on and book today. This workshop will use distress inks and much more. 

Saturday 12th Demo and workshop with Lauren Hatwell.

10am to 12.30 Lauren will be showing you how to use many of the Paper Artsy products to create something special.                                                                                                         Free

1pm to 3.30pm Workshop with Lauren creating some great cards.                                       £20

This will be a fun day 

Sunday 13th Advent Calendar with Natalie 10am to 3.30pm                     £35 inc a light lunch

This will be a workshop covering a wooden advent calendar with some Christmas papers from Kaiser Craft with a special centre piece. Spaces are limited on this workshop so don’t delay book today. 

Thursday 17th Some Paper Artsy Christmas Play with Janet 10am to 1pm                   £20

This workshop will show you how to use some of the designer stamps, paints, Infusions and masks to create something special for Christmas.

Saturday 19th A Journal Day of Faces with Tracy Scott 10am to 3.30pm £40 inc light lunch.

Tracy is a designer with Paper Artsy with her own collection of stamps but this workshop she will be showing you how to add that special face to your journal. If you think you can’t draw faces this workshop will prove you wrong. 

Sunday 20th Die Cut Demo Day with Karen 10am to 3.30pm                                             Free

Pop along to the store to check out Karen showing you how the die cutting machines we have in stock can be used to their full potential. Karen will be using some of the new dies we have in store and she will also be happy to help with any questions you may have.

We will be offering a 15% discount and a free 1 to 1 with Karen on any of the machines we have in stock.

We stock the Gemini from Crafters Companion, the Big Shot, Big Shot Express, and the Big Shot Plus, from Sizzix, which is the A4 size. Loyalty will not be given on discounted stock.

Tuesday 22nd Cards for Christmas with Natalie 10am to 1pm                                        £20

This is the last chance to make Christmas cards with Natalie but don’t forget you can use the designs to make birthday cards too. 

Thursday 24th Quick Cards to Die for Christmas with Karen                                            £20

This realy is the last workshop making Christmas cards before the big day.

Karen will show you how to make quick cards with some of the dies we still have left in store. 

Saturday 26th  A Cover Up with Jo Firth-Young 10am to 3.30pm                         £40 inc light lunch

This is a full day workshop with Jo showing you how to up cycle an old book cover into a delightful book for storing samples or using for that special project. You get to choose what kind of cover you make using the super stamps and products from Paper Artsy guided by the talented Jo. 

Sunday 27th Box with a View with Sue 10am to                                                         £20

Using a 3D wooden box Sue will show you how to create a special little something to give as a gift or pop on your workshop shelf to admire.

Tuesday 29th Shabby Chic Cards with Janet 10am to 1pm                                                 £20

Spend the morning making some Shabby Chic cards with some of the new products in store.

 

 To Book any Workshop Telephone: 01206 211099

Friday, 28 October 2016

Cards with Natalie on Sunday and a Demonstration by Jo Firth-Young on Saturday.

One space has become available on Natalies card workshop this sunday 10am to 1pm £20
Natalie will be making three lovely cards from the Christmas Cheer Collection by Craftwork cards. If you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book the place.

Jo Firth-Young will be with us tomorrow Saturday 29th for a all day demonstration of Paper Artsy products so pop along and check us out.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Demo Day with JO Firth-Young

Dont forget Ladies we have the lovely Jo Firth -Young with us on Saturday from  10am to 3.30pm demonstrating the stamps from Paper Artsy with paints, inks, and a gelli plate involved too so do pop along to the store and check out what's going on.


Some of the delightful designs from Jofy .......



Jo will be with us on Saturday 26th November for a day workshop using an old book cover and turning it into a delightful book to keep those many samples or for a gem of a scrap book for those special  photographs we all have.......... 







Wednesday, 19 October 2016

New Stock in Store

Do pop along to the store and check out the lovely new stock we have for you it includes new dies,stamps and water coulour sets from Tim Holtz, stamps and dies from Seth Apter , Pastels from Prima and much more.




Check out this great stencil from Prima too..........





Thursday, 13 October 2016

Tim Holtz Dog Stamps

For all of you lovely ladies who have waited patiently you will be happy to learn that the Crazy Dogs stamps are now in stock.  Happy stamping!


Emma Godfrey Demo Day on Saturday 15th October

The very talented Emma Godfrey will be here at Birds In The Barn this Saturday for an all day demo.
Here is a peak at the beautiful journal pages that she will be sharing with us. We look forward to seeing you from 10am.





Friday, 7 October 2016

Great Workshop Sue......

Check out the three great cards from Thursdays workshop with Sue what a great time was had by all with stunning results. You can so tell Sue loves Christmas....




Pop along to the store to find out what Sue used for her great cards.


Emma Godfrey Journal Workshop

Dont forget ladies we have a couple of spaces on Emma's Journal workshop  Saturday 15th October so if you wish to take the last spaces phone the shop on 01206211099
Emma is a designer with Paper Artsy and has produced some great stamps that we stock in store and will be using them to show you how to create a fantastic journal page. We have three tutors for journal  pages each with their own  style so if you are looking for somethin new give us a try.
Below are some images from Emma's website so check her out.




Friday, 30 September 2016

Crafters Companion Demo Day with Linda Fitzsimmons.

Just a quick reminder to you all. We have Linda Fitzsimmons a designer with Crafters Companion with us all day from 10am to 4pm showing us some of the lovely stamps, dies, papers and pens that are available in the store. We have many offers for you on the new dies and stamps and lots of sale items too. So pop along and see what we are up to.


Great Scrap Page Morning

Thanks to all you lovely ladies who came along to the scrap page day what fun we had........


Thursday, 29 September 2016

Make and Take today.......

Pop along to the store today and take a seat to Make and Take home  a precious little tin using embossing powders and embellishments from the store.  You can add a little card for a birthday or keep your special earings safe.