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Class Descriptions


Oct 2018 - Jan  2019



Classes include ALL tools and materials. A $10.00 deposit is required at the time of booking to secure your place. Please be at the shop at least 10 minutes prior to the commencement of the class. Classes can also be arranged at a time to suit you and a group of friends. Minimum numbers apply. Please call for further enquiries. Deposits will be forfeited if less than 24 hours’ notice is given for cancellation.

5 Quick Cards $25.00


Monday 1st Oct 7 – 9 pm

Teenage Boys

Monday 12th Nov 7 – 9 pm

Mystery Break-up

Monday 3rd Dec 7 – 9 pm  

Still incredibly popular after all these years, this class will give you some great ideas from which you can expand your creations.


Cards For the Month $27.50

Thursday 4th Oct 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 8th Nov 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 6th Dec 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 17th Jan 7 – 9 pm

Does this month have a special occasion?

In this class we’ll create cards to suit Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentines etc or Birthday cards to boost your collection.

 Maps $27.50

#99 Saturday 6th Oct 10-12 pm

#100 Saturday 8th Dec 10-12 pm

#101 Saturday 19th Jan 10-12 pm

We will use a single recipe to create a set of cards to suit any occasion. Make sure you have a look at the samples in the shop, so you know what we are talking about.

Notepad Book/Box $27.50

Saturday 22nd September 1-3 pm

I will show you how to make a box in the shape of a book which will hold a notepad or stationery. This book box makes a fabulous gift, add stationery 

Scrappy Cards $27.50

Saturday 14th July 1– 3.30 pm

Saturday 22nd September 10-12noon

We will work with scraps of paper which we have used throughout the month to make you think outside the square 

Getting a start on Christmas $27.50

Monday 24th September 7-9pm

I know it seems early but we will have a look at what’s new in Christmas product and create some cards and tags to get you started.

 Gilding and Foiling $27.50

Saturday 6th Oct 1 -3 pm

Di will show you how to use gilding flakes and foils, whether to create beautiful cards or projects, or just to glam up a card that needs a little extra something. Everyone loves a bit of bling, handmade cards or even homemade chocolates....the possibilities are endless 

With one Stamp $27.50

Monday 8th Oct 7 – 9 pm

Monday 19th Nov 7 – 9 pm

Monday 21st Jan 7 – 9 pm

Have you ever purchased a stamp and could only think of one thing to do with it? In this class we will cover at least 4 uses or looks for the same stamp. Stamp may be purchased at 20% discount. 

Card Crafting with Di $27.50

Tuesday 9th Oct 10-12 pm

Tuesday 13th Nov 10-12 pm

Tuesday 11 Dec 10-12 pm

Tuesday 15th Jan 10-12 pm

Monthly Tuesday morning tea while we craft, a little of this, a little of that …cards, tags, mixed media…etc. Have an idea, tell us what you would like.

 Cards with Teresa $27.50

Thursday 18th Oct 7-9pm

Saturday 10th Nov 10 – 12 pm

Wednesday 5th Dec 7 – 9pm

Teresa will cover many of the current and contemporary products and techniques in the world of papercraft and cardmaking. Come and expand your skills and take your cardmaking to the next level

 Friday Group $27.50

Friday 19th Oct 10-12pm

Friday 23rd Nov 10-12pm

Friday 14th Dec 10-12pm

Come along and join this group to repeat the previous Creative card of the month.

 Strikingly Simple Cards $27.50

Saturday 20th Oct 10-12 pm

Saturday 17th Nov 10-12 pm

Saturday 19th Jan 1-3 pm

A series of monthly classes that will give you some great ideas to maximise impact with minimum effort, you will go home with a stunning set of cards.

 Copics Project $35.00

Saturday 20th Oct 1-3:30pm

Saturday 10th Nov 1-3:30pm

Each class consists of a project or two and focuses on a different technique so we can get the best from our Copics (or any other brand of alcohol marker). These classes are suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced. We suggest you book in early as class numbers are limited.

 Taking Shape $27.50

Monday 22nd Oct 7 – 9 pm

Monday 10th Dec 7 – 9 pm

Monday 28th Jan 7 – 9 pm

A monthly series where our cards will focus on different shapes. We will use a different shape each month to give you a mix of cards for all occasions.

 Creative Card of the Month $27.50

Thursday 27th September 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 25th Oct 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 29th Nov 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 13th Dec 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 24th Jan 7 – 9 pm

Not that all our cards aren’t creative, it’s just that these ones have moving parts, pop ups or special folds for something really special. A new project will be taught each time.

 Wonderland Christmas Cards and Compendium $27.50

Saturday 27th Oct 1pm

We will use the beautiful new Wonderland range by Kaisercraft to create four cards with a touch of trendy foiling and a compendium to hold them. Make a great start to your Christmas creating!

 Traditional Christmas Cards. $27.50

Monday 29th Oct 7-9pm

We will concentrate on traditional Christmas colours and icons to create this set of Christmas cards. 

Twist Panel Pop-Up $27.50

Thursday 1st Nov 7-9pm

Create a pop-up card that opens with a twisting element to give your card extra punch! It’s easier than it looks! Class participants will receive a special discount if they wish to order the die set. See the sample of the card at the shop.

 Christmas Cards $27.50

Saturday 3rd Nov 10 – 12 pm

Come along and fill your morning with some interesting and eclectic Christmas cards with Teresa

 Watercolour Stamping Scenes $27.50

Saturday 3rd Nov 1-3pm

Take everything you learned in the Intro to Watercolour Stamping class in August to create a beautiful impressionist style scene using stamps. We will also do a quick refresher on technique so that anyone who didn’t attend the introduction class will still be able to participate.

(If you did the first class, please bring the stamp set, markers and brush you were given and a small acrylic block to reduce waiting times).

 Contemporary Christmas Cards $27.50

Thursday 15th Nov 7-9pm

We will look at using foils and different colours to create an interesting set of Christmas cards which will be readily repeatable.

 Pixie Powders Uncovered $27.50

Saturday 17th Nov 1 – 3pm

Join Di to explore pixie powders. These powders are magic having a life of their own, the results are always different. You can achieve stunning backgrounds with little effort, go bold and vibrant or soft and subtle… colour images with them. We’ll make some cards and discover just some of the possibilities.

 Art Journaling $35.00

Wednesday 26th  Sept7 – 9 pm

Wednesday 24th Oct 7 – 9pm

Wednesday 21st Nov 7 – 9 pm

Wednesday 12th Dec 7 – 9 pm

Wednesday 30th Jan 7 – 9 pm

The array of art products available to us can be confusing and overwhelming. In this class we will explore lots of the different texture and colouring media available to us as we create pages that incorporate a diverse range of techniques. Artists of any level are welcome – even if you’ve never tried mixed media before. Included in each class is a product or tool that you will add to your art journaling kit.

 Perpetual Birthday Calendar $30.00

Thursday 22nd Nov 7 – 9 pm

Create a calendar that can be used to record birthdays or other annual events using your choice of patterned papers. This would make a fantastic Christmas gift for someone special.

 Scrapbooking – 2 Themes 1 set of papers $35.00

Saturday 24th Nov 1– 4pm

In this class we will take a Christmas range of papers, create one Christmas themed layout and one non-Christmas themed layout. Bring a photo or two to add to your layouts, or we can leave space for you to pop them in later. Everything else will be provided.

 Vintage Christmas $27.50

Monday 26th Nov 7-9pm

If you like the sepia look with whites and creams, then this is the class for you. We will use all sorts of bit and pieces for a vintage, shabby chic look Christmas.

 Watercolour Part I and II $27.50 each 

Part I Saturday 1st Dec 10 - 12 pm

Part II Saturday 1st Dec 1 – 3pm

Part I  10-12pm Does watercolour scare you? It doesn’t have to, I have the answer, no fail watercolour technique, whether it’s inks, pens or paint… the same technique applies, we’ll create a fabulous background add a stamp  or two and make gorgeous cards. No experience necessary.

 Part II  1 – 3pm. Let’s release your inner artist. In this class we’ll continue with the no fail watercolour technique, add a brush technique to create depth and highlights… a smoosh or two and of course stamps to create stunning cards.

Note: All welcome, Part I Watercolour is not a prerequisite for Part II Watercolour. No experience necessary.

 Christmas One sheet Wonder $27.50

Saturday 8th Dec 1 – 3pm

Join Di’s One Sheet Wonder class to create a set of cards from one sheet of pattern paper. The technique is simple but the results are amazing… add a stamp or embellishment or both, lots of possibilities

 Mini Christmas Shadow Box $27.50

Saturday 15th Dec 1 - 3pm

We will create a cute little shadow box that can be used as a decorative element in itself, or added to a larger project in the optional class immediately following at 3.30pm

 Mini Shadow Box Book $17.50

Saturday 15th Dec 3.30 – 5.30pm

We will take the mini shadow box we created and use it to decorate the front of a book.

 Embossed Effects $27.50

Saturday 26th Jan 1 – 3 pm

Di will show you a few embossing techniques to achieve stunning results with very little effort with both folders and powders.

FREE Make and Takes:

9:45 – 10:30am

10:45 – 11:30am

Saturday 29th Sept

Saturday 27th Oct

Saturday 24th Nov

Saturday 15th Dec

Saturday 26th Jan.. Yes we’re open Australia Day!

 No hidden costs. These sessions are absolutely free. Come along and try different products and interact with others to gain inspiration. Please note that we do not take bookings… First in gets a seat!

 Pink Night, our annual charity night in support of breast Cancer Saturday October 27th 5.00pm onwards. $50.00 cost includes nibblies and drinks, dinner and class project and a whole lot of fun.

 VIP Night….. Join us for Christmas drinks and nibblies and we say goodbye to 2018 with some socialising and a pre-Christmas sale with loads of bargains. 5-8.00pm. 

Dairy Dates

Oct 13th -14th Sandown Picture to page

 Nov 6th Cup day Shop closed

Nov 10th – 11th Dandenong Show  Shop Open 

Dec 1st Peninsula Papercraft Show

Dec 22nd Shop closes for Christmas break

Jan 14th Shop Re-opens

Jan 26 Australia Day  Open as usual