Monday, 31 October 2011

Decoupage sheets - Bear with Snowman

We have  lots of NEW decoupage sheets in the shop and here is a gorgeous card that has been made using the Bear with Snowman.

Here is a small collection of the decoupage sheets we have in stock.

Bear with Snowman

Noel and Snowman

Poinsettia Basket
Poinsettia Basket

Bear With Presents
Bear with Presents

Pop into the shop or click here to see our full range of  
Christmas Decoupage sheets.

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Beaded Bell

This Christmas Bell was one of the beading items that was demonstrated by Ruth at the recent 
Christmas Beading workshop.

If you pop back in a few days here on the blog, there will be more photos of beaded items. 

If you missed the workshop and would still like to make some beaded items just have a chat with Lynn or Ruth and see if another workshop can be arranged dependant on numbers.

Last day for booking NEC coach trip tickets.

Hi Everybody

I have hi-jacked the blog for a minute to let you all know that today is the last chance day for booking the NEC coach trip.  There are only 5 spaces left!!!

Today is the cut-off point for getting the discounted entry tickets and I will be closing the book at 5 o'clock tonight.

Have a good weekend.

Lynn x

Friday, 28 October 2011

NEW Wooden Embellishments

We have in stock some delightful sets of mini wooden embellishments which contain 5 each of 9 designs.  Each embellishment measures approximately 1 inch.

These wooden embellishments can be use with Jo Sonja's paints and mediums, sparkled, covered with fabric, napkins or your favourite papers.

This card has been made with the addition of Jo Sonja's Opal Dust on the snowflake.
Christmas Wooden Embellishment Set

Flowers Wooden Embellishment Set
Hearts Wooden Embellishment Set
To see our range of wooden items take a look at our on-line shop.

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Make your own backing paper with napkins!

Take some of your favourite napkins, some Jo Sonja's All Purpose Sealer and a card base........
and what do you get?

Did you guess?  Yes, Lynn the owner of Flutterby Crafts 
demonstrated how to make your own backing paper using napkins.

The photo does not do this technique justice as it is one of those cards
that you need to stroke to believe it!

Check out our on-line store for lots of napkins designs.

Monday, 24 October 2011

Festive Wishes with Mia

So here, as promised, are some more photos from one of the cards made at the 
Christmas Card Fun workshop.

Nicky has made this acetate card using the new Mia with Candy and the 
Christmas Circle stamps from Wild Rose Studio.

Christmas Circles

She has coloured the lovely Mia with Candy image using ProMarkers.

Nicky has used a selection of Christmas papers which can be found in our 
Christmas paper pad section here.

As always, Nicky pays attention detail to the back of the image and 
acetate by layering more Christmas papers which neatly finishes off the inside of the card!

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Christmas Card Fun weekend workshops

Nicky and Lynn ran the recent Christmas Card Fun weekend and helped the ladies make a selection of alternative Christmas cards using various card making techniques.

A pop up card with the NEW Wild Rose Studio stamps and sentiments.

 Chalking around the 'Robin' card to give dimension to the card edges.

Backing paper for a card was made using this delightful robin napkin!

An acetate card was made using the latest Mia with Candy Cane stamp and ProMarkers.

A money wallet was made using some new Christmas papers from the shop.

A gift card wallet was made using a selection of papers from the shop.

Over the next week or so I shall be showing in more detail the projects that were
made is you were unable to join in the workshops!

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Christmas Beading Workshop - this weekend!

Here is a peep at some of the gorgeous projects you will be making at the 
Christmas Beading workshop this weekend.

Saturday, 22nd October 
& Sunday, 23rd October

Colours of projects may vary on the day.
Lynn, will also, be running a Beginners Jewellery workshop at the same time.  So, if you have thought about getting into Jewellery making, this is for you.  She will be covering all you need to know about the wires, chains, head pins, catches - oh, the list goes on.

For further details click the Events Coming Up tab at the top of the blog.

To book your place give Lynn a call on 01635 860900

Baubles have arrived!!

Yippee!!  The replacement baubles have arrived.  In 4 different sizes!! 

Quick Rachel and Angela, how fast can you get up here??

See you all later.

Lynn x

Monday, 17 October 2011

Beading and Jewellery Workshops next weekend

Don't to forget to book your place for NEXT WEEKEND'S workshop, see below.  

Colours of projects may vary on the day.

Please not the bracelet in the above poster will not be made, but Lynn is busy preparing
 some wonderful projects over the next few days.

Places are filling up very fast so give Lynn a call and book your place now to ensure your place is secure to make some beautiful gifts for Christmas.

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Christmas Card Fun this weekend

Just to remind you of what's coming up this weekend and a sneak peek at one of the projects.

So, here are the details below to give you a chance to book your place at the 
Christmas Card Fun workshops this weekend.

Remember to keep checking the events coming up at your local papercraft shop.

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Liz Black and Jo Sonja's workshop

Last Saturday we had a great turn out when Liz Black came along to Flutterby Crafts and demonstrated how to decorate acrylic baubles, glass trays and acrylic hearts.

Liz Black, our visiting demonstrator for Jo Sonja's paints and mediums.

Lot of ladies beavering away making Christmas Baubles

Preparing the napkins for the acrylic baubles, glass trays and acrylic hearts.

Tearing the napkins ready to place on their projects.

Dressing the glass trays with the napkins.

Glass tray is beginning to take shape.

Liz Black has decorated the baubles, sponged and is now drying the inside of the bauble with a heat gun.

Lynn lending a helping hand.

Decorated acrylic baubles (not quite completed)

These baubles will look lovely hanging on a Christmas Tree!

We have a NEW delivery of acrylic hearts waiting to be decorated in your favourite napkin design.

Decorated acrylic heart using napkins and Jo Sonja's paints and mediums.
From next month Liz will be starting to teach some painting stroke work.  

Watch out for more details coming up.

If you would like to come along to a workshop and learn all about Jo Sonja's paints and mediums just book yourself onto one of our workshops:- 

or take a peek at our Workshop Brochure.