2018 Workshops

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...........