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    Hot Foiling is fast becoming a popular craft. We've stocked the equipment throughout 2018 and have noticed an increase in requests for it since October. We recently saw that Crafters Companion have launched a machine very similar to the 'Go press & foil' so we'll be looking into getting one in soon for you to test out. 

    Our hot foiling workshops will hopefully be returning in 2019 too so if you are interested in trying it out make sure you let us know you are interested so we can book in a space for the workshop. 

    In the meantime if you are looking for hot foil related equipment head on over to our online shop and pop 'hot foil' into the search bar, you should be able to see a variety of foils, tools and equipment. 

    Our best selling foil pack can be found here

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    Have you tried these fantastic glitter highlighter pens yet? 

    We are loving these in store. Not only are the bright and packed full of glitter but they are shaped with a chisel end so you can create some beautiful handwriting with them! 

    We have been really impressed with how long they are lasting, we've had them open now for a couple of months; they've been used in workshops and as a demo set out on the table and none have dried out yet. 

    As you can see they are also great for colouring in too! 

    You can find out more about these pens here

  3. Workshops information for January & February is up on the website now. Here are a list of some of the new workshops happening but for more information make sure you check the events page here on the website. 

    Botanical Journaling Club|Friday 11th January : 11am – 1pm You’ll get to sketch, paint & colour plants. Dissect them, photo them and grow them from seed. You'll also get to work with vintage botanical books and seed packets. £30 for session one – inc’s A4 art journal and sketching set to keep and help you on your journey £8 for each session after –Bring along your journal & sketch set, everything else needed is provided You can start the club at any point and do not have to attend every session. 

     Botanical Journaling Club for Kids |Saturday 12th January : 11am – 12pm We will be learning about different plants whilst journaling them. In each session we will be drawing them, dissecting them for study, planting seeds to document them growing and much more. Children can join the club at any point. Children do not have to attend every class, you can pick and choose as in each we will be focusing on something different. £20 for session one inc’s an A5 art journal and sketching set tp keep £5 for each session after – Bring your journal and sketch set, everything else needed is included. 

     Continuous Line Art|Monday 14th January : 11am – 1pm Explore the art of continuous line drawing. Learn how to create beautiful pictures without lifting your pen. This art form is great fun and really challenges the mind to explore creativity. £8pp 

     Stencilling | Wednesday 16th January : 11am – 1pm Join Kerri-Ann for a masterclass in stencilling. Learn how to use a selection of mediums through stencils including glitter mediums, paints, pastes and more. £8pp 

    Botanical Journaling Club|Friday 18th January : 11am – 1pm You’ll get to sketch, paint & colour plants. Dissect them, photo them and grow them from seed. You'll also get to work with vintage botanical books and seed packets. £30 for session one – inc’s A4 art journal and sketching set to keep and help you on your journey £8 for each session after –Bring along your journal & sketch set, everything else needed is provided You can start the club at any point and do not have to attend every session.

     Stamping |Monday 21st January : 11am – 1pm Join Kerri-Ann for a masterclass in stamping techniques. Learn how to stamp on a variety of surfaces including acetate, card, wood and more. You’ll get to take away a selection of stamped images and at least one finished project. £8pp 

     Needle Felting |Wednesday 23rd January : 11am – 1pm We will be using needle felting kits to create a character of your choice. A selection will be available to choose from including hedgehog, penguin and more. £8pp 

     Botanical Journaling Club|Friday 25th January : 11am – 1pm You’ll get to sketch, paint & colour plants. Dissect them, photo them and grow them from seed. You'll also get to work with vintage botanical books and seed packets. £30 for session one – inc’s A4 art journal and sketching set to keep and help you on your journey £8 for each session after –Bring along your journal & sketch set, everything else needed is provided You can start the club at any point and do not have to attend every session.

     Botanical Journaling Club for Kids |Saturday 26th January : 11am – 12pm We will be learning about different plants whilst journaling them. In each session we will be drawing them, dissecting them for study, planting seeds to document them growing and much more. Children can join the club at any point. Children do not have to attend every class, you can pick and choose as in each we will be focusing on something different. £20 for session one inc’s an A5 art journal and sketching set tp keep £5 for each session after – Bring your journal and sketch set, everything else needed is included. 

     Paper Blooms | Monday 28th January : 11am – 1pm Learn how to make paper blooms with and without die cutting. We’ll use a range of cards and papers to create a selection of blooms in different sizes suitable for home interior projects, card making and more. £8pp 

     Mixed Media | Wednesday 30th January : 11am – 1pm Experiment with a wide range of art mediums, stamps, stencils and more. We will be testing our new ideas and techniques whilst creating backgrounds for craft projects on card & wood. £8pp 

     Botanical Journaling Club|Friday 1st February : 11am – 1pm You’ll get to sketch, paint & colour plants. Dissect them, photo them and grow them from seed. You'll also get to work with vintage botanical books and seed packets. £30 for session one – inc’s A4 art journal and sketching set to keep and help you on your journey £8 for each session after –Bring along your journal & sketch set, everything else needed is provided You can start the club at any point and do not have to attend every session.


    Nature Inspired Candle Displays | Monday 4th February : 11am – 12.30pm 
     Create nature inspired candle displays using a range of materials. We will work on one mini display and one larger one and you will get to take both home to keep or give as gifts. £12pp 

     Shrink Plastic After-School Family Fun | Tuesday 5th February : 3.30pm – 4.30pm £5 per child / £6 per participating adult (free if just assisting a child) Learn how to stamp and colour on shrink plastic, create little charms & turn them into bag charms. 

     Beaded Blooms & Butterflies|Wednesday 6th February : 11am – 1pm Join us for a beadwork class where we will be making blooms & butterflies They would make fantastic brooches or hanging decorations. £8pp 

     Resin Art Workshop|Monday 11th February : 11am – 1pm Explore the art of working with resin & the various materials you can set within it. We have a wide range of silicone moulds to choose from including pendants, letters, paperweights & jewellery. £15 per person includes all materials required 

     Stamping After-school Family Fun |Tuesday 12th February : 11am – 1pm Join us for an after-school stamping session, learn how to stamp your own cards, tags and wrapping paper. £4 per child / £6 per participating adult (free if assisting child) age 6+ 

     Introduction to Macramé | Wednesday 13th February : 11am – 1pm In this session we will introduce you to Macrame, a traditional craft that has recently become very 'on trend' - learn the basics and beyond. Includes an intro print out to take home. £8pp

    Nature Imprints in Clay|Monday 18th February : 11am – 1pm Join us in experimenting with a selection of natural materials to imprint into clay and turn them into hanging decorations & ring bowls. £8pp

     Introduction to Essential Oils|Wednesday 20th February : 11am – 1pm Fantastic for anyone interested in finding out more about essential oils, their properties, benefits and how using them can help in a variety of situations. Learn about blending, diffusing and safety. Hosted by qualified Holistic Therapist. £15pp includes a goody bag to take away

     Wood slice carving & painting | Monday 25th February : 11am – 1pm Join us for a wood slice carving & painting workshop. Learn new techniques and try out new ideas. £10pp includes everything you need

     Introduction to weaving|Wednesday 27th February : 11am – 1pm Join us for an introduction to weaving class. You will get to work with a variety of yarns and materials whilst learning different techniques. £15 pp includes a weaving set to take home

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    My October list of workshops is now available to view on the Imagine Design Create website and here on my blog. Please remember it is pre-book only, you can book via email: [email protected] or by calling 01297 624246

    Create your own Remedies Roller : Thursday 4th October 1pm - 2.15pm 

    We will be creating two remedy rollers using a blend of essential oils. You will get to test a selection of scents and learn about the blends and their benifits before selecting a blend and creating two mini rollers to take home. These make fantastic gifts! £16 per person includes all equipment needed & refreshments.Taught by qualified & insured Holistic Therapist. Member of the International Alliance of Holistic Therapist

     

    Create Floral Bookmarks – Friday 5th October : 10.30am – 12pm We will be making 3 floral themed bookmarks using a range of techniques & mediums including real pressed flowers, beads & stencils. These would make stunning gifts! £12pp 

     

     Create a Floral Tote Bag – Thursday 11th October : 10.30am – 12pm We will be using a range of techniques & mediums to embellish a canvas tote bag & purse with a floral theme (or theme of your choice) £12pp

     

    Create a Body Lotion – Friday 12th October : 10.30am – 12pm We will be working with top quality organic products from Neal's Yard to create 2 body lotion blends that you will take home in beautiful bottles (these would make perfect gifts!) You will be taught how to blend essential oils with base products & get to select the scents of your choice. £18 per person includes all equipment & refreshments. Taught by qualified & insured Holistic Therapist. Member of the International Alliance of Holistic Therapist. 

    Flower Pressing Workshop – Saturday 13th October : 10.30am – 12pm Join us for a flower pressing workshop which includes a full boxed flower press kit to take home. We will begin with selecting fresh flowers and leaves to add to your press which you will be able to take home. We will then move on to using our stash of pre-pressed flowers and leaves to make pressed flower pictures. £18 per person includes all tools / equipment required for class and a boxed flower press kit (worth £12) to take home.

     

     Creative Card Making – Thursday 18th October : 10.30am – 12pm We will be creating a selection of cards using stamps, stencils and a variety of mediums £8pp 

     

     Introduction to Essential Oils – Friday 19th October : 11am – 12.30pm This session is fantastic for anyone interested in finding out more about essential oils, their properties, benefits and how using them can help in a variety of situations. Learn about blending, diffusing and safety. Hosted by qualified Holistic Therapist. £15pp includes a goody bag to take

     

    Abstract Watercolour Florals Workshop – Thursday 25th October : 10.30am – 12pm Join us for an Abstract Florals class where we will be using watercolour & pigment powders. A selection of freshly picked flowers will be on display to draw inspiration from. We will work on a range of abstract techniques and in a variety of styles before we work on a final piece. Watercolour paints, pens & pencils, watercolour paper, masking fluid & ink pens are available to use. £10pp includes everything you need. 

     

     Botanical Pencil Sketches – Thursday 25th October : 1pm – 2.30pm Join us for a Botanical sketching class where we will be working in pencil. We will have a selection of freshly picked flowers and leaves to choose from which you will study & sketch in a range of styles before creating a final composition. All materials are provided including pencils, blending stubs, rubbers, sharpeners & cartridge paper. Though if you wish to use your own sketch books or materials you are welcome to bring them. £10 per person 

     

     Painting without a paint brush – Friday 26th October : 10.30am – 12pm In this class we will be working on a range of techniques painting without paintbrushes. We will introduce a number of alternative tools that can be made / purchased and experiment with the texture and detail each creates. £10pp