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Paper crafting with more Art!


WELCOME ...
to a relaxed creative space offering Card Making & Paper Craft workshops with more ART.

MISSION STATEMENT
To encourage and inspire your hidden 'creativist'.
WORKSHOP vs CLASS?
A 'class' is mostly about the teacher imparting information to a group of seated individuals, but a workshop is about YOU...offering you an opportunity to move about an atelier (studio), experiencing and using different tools and products, learning techniques with step-by-step guidance, exploring your creativity and most importantly, a shared enjoyment in a relaxed environment.
IN-SITE LINKS
Contact Alannah
Never handmade a card before?
YES, you can!
Toolbox info.
Testimonials
FREE stuff
WORKSHOPS
Manly Monday
Maiden Monday
Technique Tuesday
Teeny Tues-night
Weeny Wednes-night
Salty Saturday
Scoreboard Saturday
Social Sunday
WHY MAKE A CARD?
The simple joy of creating something by hand and the positive energy infused into each handmade card, makes it a unique and personal gift, and a joy to receive.
WHERE?
Workshops are held at a private residence located at 21 Greendale Place,  Bracken Ridge QLD (North Brisbane) Only those with a confirmed booking may attend. For more information please get in touch.
HOW MUCH?
Card making workshops start at $15.00 per crafter. Individual workshop prices will be advertised on this home page, including what to bring.

WHAT TO BRING?
If it's your first time at a  workshop you don't have to bring anything as Alannah provides a basic kit for you to borrow on the day. Specific tools or materials used in workshops are listed when advertised. Please BYO if you have them if you don't wish to share in-house tools. Adhesives are not included in the workshop materials provided so you'll need to bring your own or buy some from the 'shop'.
DURATION?
Please allow 2 hours for a standard card making workshop if you're experienced. Allow up to 3 hours if you're a beginner or a 'slow' crafter. On occasion, hours may be extended to those who 'slow-craft'. Please only use the materials provided to complete the days' project as 'mooching' is frowned upon and unfair to others.
CALENDAR
Please refresh the calendar regularly and remember to reserve your workshop spot by booking ahead.
BOOKINGS
Material bundles for each workshop are prepared for those with a
confirmed booking. While there is no cancellation fee, a courtesy email or text is appreciated if you've RSVP'd your interest or booked a spot but cannot attend on the day.
PARKING
There's adequate street parking in the cul-de-sac for crafters and visitors. Parking on the nature strip or obstructing a driveway is prohibited under Qld road rules. If in doubt where to park please refer to Residential Parking Fact Sheet.
PHOTOS & PHONES
No photographs please. The use of  an image capturing device such as mobile phone, camera, or tablet is NOT PERMITTED due to Privacy, Copyright and I.P legislation. Before the workshop starts, please be considerate and switch your mobile phones to silent mode or to vibrate if you're expecting an important call during the workshop.
FREE STUFF
Link HERE to find card folds and gift box instructions with measurements.
REVIEWS/LIKES
and/or SHARES


If you have been to a workshop and would like to add a comment or review, please click on the image to link to the Alannah May'd Facebook business page. All comments, likes and share are greatly appreciated.
SHOP HOURS
Alannah stocks products and tools recommended for beginners and advanced crafters as well as consumables frequently used during workshops. The 'shop' is open during advertised and operating workshop hours for crafters and visitors. Visitors, please, no walk-ins without a prior appointment, thank you.
Please check the calendar and get in touch if you wish to visit during workshop hours.



UNIQUE PAPER GIFT BOXES
ready-made or by custom order.
More info HERE


PUBLISHED PROJECTS
THEMED WORKSHOPS EVERY MONTH
MANLY MONDAY, MAIDEN MONDAY, TECHNIQUE TUESDAY, TEENY TUES-NIGHT, WEENY WEDS-NIGHT, SALTY SATURDAY, SCOREBOARD SATURDAY AND SOCIAL SUNDAY (scroll down this page for more info)
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SPECIAL 2018 EVENT




VOLUNTEER
Card Makers WANTED!


(Read more...)


Spacious, well-lit and full of creative energy. Find out more HERE.

All the messy workshop elements are created at standing height work stations dedicated to either die cutting, inking and/or stamping, then it's back to the comfy seats to construct the cards and enjoy more relaxed social chatter.
The next MANLY MONDAY workshop is
Monday August 6th 2018.

What is MANLY MONDAY all about?  
Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar


(image) showing some of the cards made at July's Manly Monday.


Cost is $15.00 per crafter.

Doors open @ 10.00am.
Workshop commences @ 10.30am
Bookings essential due to limited seating. Allow 2 hours for this workshop. Make 3 cards using similar elements. (includes C6 envelopes)

To ensure a materials bundle is prepared for you, please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.


Please BYO Standard Tools and Adhesives, including:
Trimmer, (more soon)


The next MAIDEN MONDAY workshop is
Monday July 16th 2018.

What is MAIDEN MONDAY all about? 
Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar

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Simple design...start with cream grain-textured cardstock, cut, fold, add some ink...done! Choose from selection of coloured ink provided to make three (3) cards.

Cost is $15.00 per crafter.

Doors open @ 10.00am.
Workshop commences @ 10.30am
Bookings essential due to limited seating.
Allow 2 hours for this workshop.

To ensure a materials bundle is prepared for you, please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.


Please BYO
Standard Tools and Adhesives, plus:
Trimmer & Bone Scorer or Stylus,
Fussy Scissors,
Paper Piercing Tool.
Note: Envelopes not provided at this workshop.
The next TECHNIQUE TUESDAY workshop is
Tuesday July 24th 2018.

What is TECHNIQUE TUESDAY all about? 
Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar
 
  
(Image) In June, we used a 'wrap' technique to create backgrounds. Stamps - butterfly & dragonfly - ©Stampendous

Cost is $15.00 per crafter.
Doors open @ 10.00am.
Workshop commences @ 10.30am
Bookings essential due to limited seating.
Please allow 3 hours for this workshop.

To ensure a materials bundle is prepared for you, please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.


Please BYO Standard Toolbox and Adhesives, plus:
Trimmer, (more soon)
The next TEENY TUES-NIGHT workshop is
Tuesday
July 17th 2018.
What is TEENY TUES-NIGHT all about? 
Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar


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How to make Pansy flowers
using a pentuple-flower stamp. Make 4 chipboard tags.

Cost is $15.00 per crafter.

Doors open @ 7pm.
Workshop commences @ 7.30pm
Bookings essential due to limited seating.
Please allow 2 hours for this workshop.

To ensure a materials bundle is prepared for you, please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.


Please BYO Standard Tools and Adhesives.
Trimmer not required.
BYO Fine-liner Black (or share in-house)
The next WEENY WEDS-NIGHT workshop is
Wednesday August 1st 2018.

What is WEENY WEDNES-NIGHT all about? 
Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar


(image) in June, we kept it simple with 4 small  B&W cards.

Cost is $15.00 per crafter.
Doors open @ 7pm.
Workshop commences @ 7.30pm
Bookings essential due to limited seating.
Allow 2 hours for this workshop (if we start on time).

To ensure a materials bundle is prepared for you,
please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.


Please BYO Standard Tools and Adhesives, plus:
Trimmer. (more soon)
The next SCOREBOARD SATURDAY workshop is Saturday July 7th 2018.
What is SCOREBOARD SATURDAY all about?  Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar

Make two (2) Step Box Cards in two (2) different themes.
(Image) This will suit newborn/toddler birthday...what's inside?

Cost is $20.00 per crafter.
Doors open @ 1pm.
Workshop commences @ 1.30pm
Bookings essential due to limited seating.
Please allow 3 hours for this workshop (if we start on time).

To ensure a materials bundle is prepared for you, please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.

Please BYO Standard Toolbox and Adhesives, including:
Trimmer (Imperial), Bone/Teflon Scorer, 12" Scoreboard (Imperial/Inches) & Stylus (in-house 12" scoreboard available if you only have a small scoreboard), General Scissors, Fussy Scissors, Paper Piercing Tool and foam mat, Strong Adhesive (or 'RED' tape), white chalk pencil (for highlighting on dark coloured card) and last but not least, an Envelope Punch Board (or share in-house ones)and Coloured Pencils for those who prefer colouring by hand rather than ink-blending.
The next SALTY SATURDAY workshop is
Saturday
July 28th 2018.
What is SALTY SATURDAY all about? 
Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar 

Make three (3) modified Gate Cards with a 'beachy' theme.
(Image soon)

Cost is $15.00 per crafter.
Doors open @ 1.00pm.
Workshop commences @ 1.30pm
Bookings essential due to limited seating. Allow 3 hours for this workshop (if we start on time).

To ensure a materials bundle is prepared for you, please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.

Please BYO Standard Tools and Adhesives, plus:
Trimmer,
Scoreboard & Stylus, Fussy-cutting Scissors, 3D foam mount, Coloured Pencils, and a White Gel Pen.
The next Social Day is
Sund
ay June 24th 2018.
What is SOCIAL SUNDAY all about? 
Check dates in the 2018 Workshop Calendar

Doors open @ 10.00am. Doors close @ 5.00pm.
Bookings essential.
Eight (8) spots available.
Cost is $8.00 per spot.

Do your own thing! or just come along and socialise.

A
small project is available for idle hands (see below)
and for those staying the whole day, a light lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP your interest at least 48 hours prior to the event. Thank you.

Some dies may be available for use to complete a work-in-progress (WIP) or an unfinished object (UFO) from a previous Alannah May'd workshop.

Please note: This is not a CROP day
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Project requirements:
(more info soon)

Tasks include:
(more info soon)

(Image) Bookmark made at June's Social Day
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