2016 Workshops


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

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