2018 Workshops

Friday 26 January 2018

Sad Day

Today we close the doors to Birds in the Barn for the last time after six years here at Poplar Nurseries who have been great landlords and very supportive of our business we can not thank them enough  it is a sad day for us all. We would like to thank all our customers past and present for all the support you have given us over the years. Thank you very much for all the gifts, flowers, good wishes and many many hugs. I know many of you wish to stay in touch with Birds in the Barn so I will be running a few workshops from my studio in Braintree. You can contact me on 07789717279 if you wish to join us or have any questions. All information on workshop will be found on Birds in the Barn website and Blog.

We have a few fittings for sale in the store.......
!2 x 12 papers units with 30 slots 154cm high 36cm wide 38cm deep.
Some wooden cubes 115cm x 85cm and 145cm x 73cm one tall cube set 181cm x 39cm wide.
One wire 12 x 12 paper stand.
Pop along to the store to check out the last reductions we have.
Many Many bargains.......

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Tracy Scott Journal Workshops1

We have two workshops in March with the lovely talented Tracy Scott who is a designer with Paper Artsy one on Friday 9th and one on Saturday 10th of March from 10am to 4pm at a cost of £40 per workshop at Janets Studio at 36 London Road Braintree CM7 2LG. We will take bookings from 10am on Thursday 25th January on the Birds in the Barn telephone no 01206211099. I hope to have Tracy’s new releases for you to buy.

Friday 19 January 2018


Thanks to the person who returned my Paper Artsy missing apron in the post yesterday. I do wish you had included your name so that I could thank you. Quite a mystery me thinks !!!!!.
We still have 50% off all non sale products with some sale items having an extra £1 off too.
There are a few Paper Artsy stamps, paints and stencils left for you at 50% off with dies at only £5 each which were originally £25 + so lots of bargains still. If you use lots of coloured card then we have something for you with wallets of 60 A4 card for just £4.99 white and coloured. There are wallets of glitter paper for silly prices too.If you would like any of the new Paper Artsy products that you will see on facebook then please phone the store and we can get them for you, all new Paper Artsy has no discount I am afraid.
We have one week left of trading with the doors closing at 4pm on Saturday 27th January. We would be very happy to see you in store before Saturday.

Monday 15 January 2018


We are starting our 50% off sale tomorrow Tuesday 16th January with 50% off everything not having a sales sticker with the same discount on some sales stickers too soooo many bargains for you we have Paper Artsy stamps and paints, Tim Holtz embellishments, A few Dylusion paints and sprays, some 7 Gypsies, Sizzix dies, Carabelle Studio stamps, Sizzix Big Shot caddies, Pearl card, all our
12” x 12” papers are 25p each and with 50% off the Bazil 12” x 12” plain cardstock that makes it 42p a sheet what a bargain. We have a few Distress Oxides and Distress ink pads so will be a bargain at 50% off.
We have wallets of  mixed colour cardstock at very good prices with many more bargains to be had.

Please do not telephone the store to ask us to reserve products as this would not be fair on customers coming into the store.

We will finaly close the doors for trading on Saturday 27th January and look forward to seeing you all before we leave.
Thank you to everybody who has made the last few years so pleasurable for us we could not have kept going without the support of all our loyal customers.
Please keep watch on the blog as I will be listing some workshops for you by your favourite tutors at my studio in Braintree.

Monday 8 January 2018


Wow what a sale yesterday sooooo many of you thank you and thank you for all the gifts flowers and hugs. It was so lovely to see so many loyal customers getting some bargains. Our Sale is on going with 35% off all products that do not already a have a sales ticket. We still have lots of bargains for you with new things added each day. We are open as usual each day Tuesday to Saturday 9.30am to 4pm so if you are looking for a bargain please pop in and have a tea or coffee with us and bag a bargain.

Sunday 7 January 2018


We have a sale starting today MONDAY 8th JANUARY with 35% off everything in store that does not have a sales ticket. There are Tim Holtz stamps dies and accessories, Paper Artsy stamps stencils and paints, Dylusion paints and sprays, Sizzix dies. All 12” x 12” scrap booking papers including Graphic 45 and Kaiser are 25p each with many themed packs too. Included in the 35% off price are the die cutting machines we have left in stock. We have £1 buckets and some products 50% off.
Pop along to the store pick up a bargain and have a tea or coffee on us.
We open at 9.30am - 4pm and the sale will continue untill all stock is sold.

Tuesday 2 January 2018

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to you all and here is hoping you all had a good Christmas.
We reopen tomorrow 3rd of January at 9.30am so if you are having withdrawal symptoms from your crafting store do pop along to the store where Karen and Janet would love to see you.
We have 20% discount across the whole store on products that have not already been discounted with lots of help on hand too.
We will be starting our retirement sale on Monday 8th January at 9.30am so if you are looking for a good bargain then pop along to the store during that week and you will not be disappointed.
We have a couple of die cutting machines that have 20% off tomorrow so if you have Christmas money to spend then we are the store for you.