Friday Morning 

Friday Session 1 – 10.30am to 12.30pm

Room 1

Mermaid Tales with Sue Smyth

Skill Level: Intermediate

Indulge your inner siren and create a glorious journal with a beautiful resin mermaid. Play with Inka Gold, wax mediums and alcohol inks to create a perfect underwater world for your mermaid. Learn how to add texture to your journal, alter chipboard and resin and blend colours. There is plenty of room to personalise, and you can build it on canvas if you bring your own.

Kit includes: All you need to make your own project – mediums, images, chipboard and step-by-step instructions.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, paint brushes, wipes, water jar, messy mat, heat gun if possible, extra rhinestones if you want to personalise.

Cost: $55

Sponsored by: Arnold’s Scrapbook & Craft Supplies


Room 2

Moonlight Reflections with Cindy Porter

Skill Level: All levels

Let Cindy take you on a journey to create a stunning moonlight watercolour and ink painting that is ready to frame. Be amazed at how easy it is to learn to create fabulous watercolour effects, and learn how to apply these techniques to any type of project, including art journaling, scrapbooking, mixed media, and card making. Be amongst the first to try using the new Colour Blast highly pigmented watercolour paints, working on professional quality watercolour paper. Cindy has made it easy for you with her new stencil designed especially for this class – so no drawing skills required!

Kit includes: Watercolour papers and enough product to create up to three moonlight silhouettes. Access to full length video class. The use of Colour Blast products & other tools. Products sponsored by: A Scrappe Tiger and Colour Blast.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, pencil, eraser, craft sheet, white Posca Paint pen 0.7mm size, paint brushes x 4 sizes – round 6 & 12 (Mont Marte have a 4 pack Taklon Acrylic Brush Set with all these sizes in it), make up sponges, baby wipes and paper towel. 

Cost: $60

Sponsored by: Colour Blast Australia 


Room 3

Zentangle Bloom with Tanya Froud

Skill Level: All levels

Learn the art of Zentangle, using simple repetitive patterns to create a striking contrast against black backgrounds, and immerse yourself in this relaxing mediative art form. Make bright flowers bloom from the darkness using Artist Inks and tie them all together to make a stunning one-of-a-kind layout. Some of the products you will be using include Artist Inks, embossing powders and stamps designed by Michelle Grant and Colour Blast. Products sponsored by Creative Mess and Colour Blast.

Kit includes: All the materials required to create a 12 x 12 Mixed Media Page. Plus you will use Colour Blast Artist Inks, embossing powders, tools and more.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, heat tool, one 4 x 4 inch photo (Can be black and white or colour).

Cost: $60

Sponsored by: Colour Blast Australia 


Room 4

Remembering Yesterdays with Tina Ollett

Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced. You need to know the basics of scrapbooking and have some mixed media skills.

Work with 49 and Market’s new release Vintage Remnants Collection to create a beautiful multi photo 12 x 12 scrapbooking layout. This one-of-a-kind keepsake will showcase a story told with photos. Tina will demonstrate a few tips for creating layers, and how to add that touch of vintage elegance to your project.

Kit includes: 49 and Market’s new release Vintage Remnants Collection, Botanical Potpourri flowers, burlap and jute, along with Dusty Attic Chipboards. Products sponsored by 49 and Market.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, clear drying glue, distressing tool, walnut stain and Black Soot Distress Ink or similar with sponges, medium sized paintbrush and Splat Mat. Photographs required: three portrait-style black and white or sepia photographs measuring approximately 7.5cm x 10cm.

Cost: $55

Sponsored by: Arnold’s Scrapbook & Craft Supplies


Room 5

Mini School Album & Caddy with Jane Tregenza

Skill Level: All levels. You need to know how to use inches and a paper trimmer.

Learn how to make and decorate a cute little caddy box. The caddy is designed to hold a mini concertina album created to showcase a passport sized photo of a child’s school life from their first year to their last. Due to the time constraints of this class you may not get the album made on the day. (Detailed instructions are provided so you can finish it later).

Kit includes: Imaginarium Designs caddy, Graphic 45 print papers and metal embellishments. Detailed step by step instructions with photographs are also included.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, paper trimmer and ruler (in inches please), clear gel glue, paper piercer and foam tape.

Cost: $55

Sponsored by: Seriously Scrapbooking


Room 6

Shabby Chic Cards with Mariusz Gierszewski

Skill Level: All levels

You will make two differently-shaped, layered cards in a shabby chic style, full of cutting elements and flowers. You will learn about making compositions on your cards, how to make layers and the mixing of colours for a soft pastels effect. We will use Mintay Papers collections and other Polish brands.

Kit includes: Products sponsored by Minty Papers and Wild Orchid Crafts.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, paper trimmer, 3D foam, glue, small scissors. 

Cost: $60

Sponsored by: The Crafty Chain