2016 Workshops

Monday, 24 July 2017

Carabelle Studio Stamps

We have re stocked our Carabell Studio stamps with many more new designs too so pop along to the store and check them out .......

A sample from my masking workshop on Tuesday 25th July.

New stencils too..............

Note Book Project with Sue

We have a couple of spaces on Sue's workshop this Saturday 29th July making a delightful note book 
from scratch using the very special foxglove stamps by Kay Carley a Paper Artsy designer. If you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book your place.


A Little Bit of Christmas

We have started taking delivery of some Christmas goodies in the store its slow but sure with us and I am aware some of you out there have already started your cards for Christmas so we have a few new things to wet your apetite with Kaiser Christmas papers on the way too.
We have a display of last seasons dies and stamps at very low prices.....

Below we have 3D folders from Crafters Companion six new designs in total......

Some Crafters Companion sentiments...........

These new dies and stamp sets from Sizzix are not Christmas but very useful..........

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Thanks Lauren

A great big thank you to Lauren for the super samples and demonstrations with all the Paper Artsy products so much knowledge from one lovely lady and all the ladies who came along went home buzzing with all the ideas including me. We do have a few stamps left for tomorrow too.

We still have a few bargains left for tomorrow Sunday including some of Clare Charvills chipboard kits,
Tim Holtz dies, Kaisecraft stamps and papers, Graphic 45 stamps and papers and lots of £1 bucket bargains too.

Pop along to the store between 10am and 4pm to check us out........

Friday, 14 July 2017

Mega Sale and Demo Day with Lauren Hatwell

Dont forget ladies we have the lovely Lauren Hatwell with us tomorrow for a day of demonstrations using the new stamps from Paper Artsy. We now have in stock all the new designs from Seth Apter, Tracy Scott, Scrap Cosy, Jofy, Alison Bomber, Zinski and Sarah Newman with lots of paint and masks too. I am sure Lauren will be using many of the new designs to create some funky projects.
Every time Lauren is with us we have fun galore..........
Below some of the samples Lauren has made for us ..........

We have a Mega Sale this week end and yes we are open on Sunday too  for a day of demonstrations from Janet  and bargains galore in our super sale to make room for those new products and dare I say it some Christmas stock too. We have a few £1 bins with lots of stock at knockdown prices.
If you were thinking of treating yourself to a new die cutting machine now is the time with 20% of all stock in the store including Sizix and the Crafters Companion Gemini machine. We will not be giving loyalty points this week end.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Demo and Sale Week End.

This Saturday we have the lovely Lauren Hatwell with us for a day of demos with lots of the new designs from Paper Artsy. Lauren will show you how to create some delightful funky little gems.
Check out some of the great samples Lauren has prepared.

Lauren will be with us from 10am to 4pm on Saturday.
We also have a Mega Sale with lots and lots of bargains with Graphic 45 papers, Tim Holtz stamps and dies, £1 buckets and lots more including 20% off storewide stock not already reduced including our selection of die cutting machines we have in stock so if you were thinking new machine now is the time to get 20% off and a free 1 to 1 with Karen to get you started on your new machine.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Seth Apter Workshops

We are pleased to confirm we have the fantastically talented mixed media artist Seth Apter over from New York for an evening workshop on Monday 2nd October and an all day workshop on Tuesday 3rd October.
The workshops will take place in the village hall in the lovely village of Coggeshall Essex.

Monday evenings workshop will run from 6pm to 10pm at a cost of £65 to include light refreshments.
This workshop is called 50 Ways To Leave your Layers.......

Tuesdays workshop will run from 9am to 4pm at a cost of £115 to include a light lunch and light refreshments during the day.
This workshop is called Book of Moments.......

These workshops can be seen on Seth's Alterd Page Bog http://thealteredpage.blogspot.co.uk/p/workshops-2016.html 
If you would like to join us for any of the workshops the registration will be open from 10am on Monay 10th July on 01206211099 .
If you wish to book the day workshop or both the evening and the day we are happy to split the payment into two monthly payments but evening workshop bookings only is fully paid on registration.

    Monday workshop.......                       Tuesday workshop......     

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Tracy Scott Workshop

We have a cancellation on Tracy's Journal workshop this Saturday so if you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book the place.

We create new pages each month............

Saturday, 1 July 2017

Cards with Natalie

We have a space on Natalie's card workshop on Tuesday morning making three delightful cards with the Julie Loves Hearts and Flowers collection from Craftwork Cards as you know Natalie finds some very special shapes to show you...... If you would loke to join us please telehone the store to book a place on 01206211099 As we are closed Sunday and Monday and you wish to join us please leave a message on our answer machine. 

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Scrap Page Thursday

Ladies this is our page for Scrap Page Thursday......... 
3 photographs 4 and half cms square and one larger 8 and half cms square the main colours are apple green- buff -mustard yellow - black and smoked paprika.......

We have a full workshop this time but next month our July workshop is on
Thursday 27th So if you would like to join us telephone the store on 01206211099 to book your space.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Demo Saturday

This Saturday we have the lovely Natalie Arnold with us showing us how to make some
shaped cards she has designed for us to make for those special people in our lives. Natalie always has lots of new tips for us too.

We now have the Tim Holtz Stamper covers in stock along with the replacement magnets if you have managed to lose yours already.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Demo Day with Jo Firth-Young

Dont forget ladies we have the very talented designer from Paper Artsy Jo Firth-Young with us for the day with all the lovely new stamps from Paper Artsy designers Sarah Newman, Tracy Scott, Kay Carley, Everything Art and Jo's new stamps too so do pop along and have some refreshments and check out the samples.

Monday, 12 June 2017

New Stamps From Paper Artsy

If you are calling in on Saturday for Jo's demo we will have new stamps from some of the other designers too.

 Tracy Scott..... and Everythig Art......

Kay Carley.......

Jo Firth Young

We have the talented Paper Artsy designer Jo Firth Young with us this Saturday for a full day of demonstrations using her new stamps and more of the products from Paper Artsy.
Jo's stamps will be released the following day on the Paper Artsy blog but you lucky people will get to buy them on Saturday as Jo shows you some great ways to use them. I am unable to share images with you untill after the launch on Sunday so below we have a delightfull project from Jo who's dad was not well in hospital and not allowed fresh flowers so Jo came up with this great idea and here is hoping dad is on the mend.......

We will also have on sale the new designs from Kay Carley, Everything Art, Tracy Scott, and Sarah Newman.......

Clare Charvill

We have a couple of spaces on our workshop on Saturday 1st July with the lovely Clare Charvill making an expanding album with the Portrait of a Lady papers from Graphic 45 it is a full day workshop starting at 10am finishing at 4pm with the kit and all papers included at a cost of £45. so if you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to  book a place. We have made some amazing projects with Clare in the past and I am sure this will be great too.

I am not sure if this is a photograph of the exact expanding album but it is very similar if not......

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Cards with Sue

We have a space on Sue's workhop tomorrow 8th June making cards using embossing powders and much more. If you have made cards with Sue before you will know they are special so if you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book a place.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Thank You Tracy Scott

We had a great workshop with Tracy last Saturday creating two fantastic pages for our journal this was my first journal workshop with Tracy and I cant wait for the next one......
Here are some photos of my pages as I was enjoying it so much I forgot to take photos of the other ladies pages sorry........ Tracy's next workshop is on Saturday 8th July so if you wish to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book your place but dont hang about as they fill very fast.

Saturdays Stix 2 Demo

This Saturday we have the lovely Michelle Johnson from Stix 2 with us for a demonstration of products.
Michelle will be in store from 10am to 4pm with lots of ideas and samples for you. So pop along for a look and some tea or coffee.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Tracy Scott Journal Workshop

We have a couple of spaces on Tracy's workshop this Saturday it runs from 10am to 3.30pm.
Tracy is a designer with Paper Artsy and runs this monthly workshop creating a page for your journal.
If you wish to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book a place.

Last months page.

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Playing with Paper Artsy Workshop

We have a space on our workshop on Wednesday Playing with Paper Artsy with Janet.
This is a technique based workshop using paints, infusions, Grunge Paste and some masks too.
If you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099 to book a place.

If you are looking to make stunning backgrounds this is the workshop for you......

Friday, 26 May 2017

Playing with Oxides

We have a couple of spaces available on the Playing with Oxides workshop 10am to 1pm on Thursday.
The workshop runs from 10am to 1pm at a cost of £20 . We will be playing with the new Distress Oxide ink pads finding out what they can do. This is a technique based workshop but we will make up a card from some of your samples using masks and dies from the store.
To join us telephone the store on 01206211099.

Two cards made with oxide samples........

Scrap Day Space

We have a cancellation space available on tomorrows scrap page workshop if you would like to join us please telephone the store on 01206211099

Saturdays scrap page..........

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Saturdays Scrap Day

Here is the scrap page we will be creating on Saturday with the lovely Kaiser papers......

The Frame area is 5" x 4" but could be made smaller if wished.... I have added small pink flowers but if you have a photograph in mind you can make the flowers to compliment it. Brace yourselves we have a sewing machine involved too.... Looking forward to catching up with you all again...

Sunday, 21 May 2017


Two more pics from yesterdays workshop with Tracy Scott......

Not sure who did these two but great......