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(above image) This card uses stamps from
and is ideal for gifting from one house to another this Christmas.

(above image) Easy Double-Fold Easel Card with 'spring' deer.
Find out more about the 'spring' part at the December 8th Ladybirds' workshop.
Workshop includes all materials and envelopes to create 3 Seasonal cards.
Crafters please BYO adhesives and Stickles "Star Dust",
or buy from the PAPER & CRAFTY shop on the day.

This is an information only site. You will not be asked to divulge any personal information within this site. Some links may take you to other websites or to other pages within this website. For ordering and payment details, please get in touch via email.

No beverages are offered at workshops, however, you are welcome to BYO drink as long as it has a screw-cap lid to avoid spills.

HANDMADE GIFT BOXES Bespoke. Shipped Australia-wide.
When available, workshops are for crafters at a 'beyond beginner' skill level. Beginners usually require additional guidance which may disrupt the flow of a standard crafty workshop. If you are new to paper crafting or greeting card making be sure to get in touch by mobile or email to find out when 'beginner' workshops are available.

A fabulous way to pay forward your love of card making...
make greeting cards out of scrap paper and/or revamp old Christmas Cards for donating to charities to help raise monies for worthy causes. Most will accept hand made cards which have envelopes and are sealed in plastic sleeves ready for sale.
Proudly add your name to the back of your creations.

is a section which features projects created by Alannah May which have been officially published by Kaszazz.

Alannah May is Kaszazz Consultant ID#110162. If you're interested in Kaszazz products Alannah is happy to answer questions and give advise on how to use the numerous products available...and you're also welcome to shop direct...

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.
The creative space is located in 21 Greendale Place, Bracken Ridge, (North Brisbane
Workshops are available to 'Beyond Beginner' skill level . 2020 workshops start at $20 per crafter.
Most workshops come with a materials bundle which requires preparation prior to each event. Only those with a confirmed booking may attend on the day. 
Some workshops may be available as a kit for you to complete at home. Enquiries are welcome.
Please allow up to 2 hours for a standard 3-card workshop if you're an experienced crafter, or allow up to 3 hours if you're a  'slow' crafter. 

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 to silent mode or to vibrate if you're expecting an important call during the workshop. Please be courteous and excuse yourself from the workshop when taking a call.

Alannah stocks some products and tools for crafters as well as consumables frequently used during workshops. The 'shop' is open during advertised and operating workshop hours for crafters and for visitors, however, to avoid disruption to a workshop, no walk-ins please. Check the calendar and get in touch if you wish to visit during workshop hours.
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.

Alannah May'd is a Registered Stockist for Darkroom Door and regularly holds workshops using Darkroom Door products. Alannah offers discounts, to all workshop-attending crafters, on orders of Darkroom Door rubber stamp sets featured during specific workshops.

A quickie Christmas Card.
Use paper with a muted neutral pattern, or stamp a neutral pattern.
Stamp a textured area in a darker shade than the paper (Archival 'Watering Can' used here)
Stamp a Star over the top in same ink.
Colour the Star (water colour pencils used here),
remember to add some shadow below the star,
then attach a sentiment and add some bling and sequins.
Low profile...perfect for posting "Card Only".

 'Star' Stamp Set and 'Christmas Script' Texture Stamp used on this card, available from

FREEbie gnome image available to all Paper & Crafty crafters.
If you missed out, please get in touch via email.

(above card)
White 250gsm card @ 11" x 5.5" folded to form 'A' frame
Die cut circle from the front panel (cardstock piece @ 5" x 5") before embossing and elevating.
Use off-cut circle to create a cloudy night scene and attach to base card.

Looking for inspiration? Let's revisit an old favourite from 2018.

Cut instructions (below)

Create multiple note card sets similar to these using Kaszazz products:
Click here for Watercolour Pans Highly pigmented Water colours
Click here for Spectrum Noir Artliner
Fine 0.05, 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.8 and Brush tip.

Click here for Artist Brush Set Perfect for Watercolours


Looking for gorgeous 3D RED Poinsettias this season?


If you're interested, please get in touch to arrange a pre-order today.
Contact info HERE.

RED POINSETTIA STYLE #2 - (image below)
Raw Material 6-Pack Kit $14.95 each. (postage extra $3.00)
(kit does not include seed beads)

Each kit contains enough raw material to make six (6) poinsettias. Kit will include printed instructions and green leaves.  Add them to your cards, a brooch, seasonal head band or as a belly-band around a card gift box.




Link to my web store to browse products or use shortcuts below for two fabulous new collections.



Did you miss anything?  Here's some past projects for inspiration.

2018 Projects       2019 Projects       2020 Projects



The latest products have been released and Yes!
you may buy direct from Alannah May's WEB STORE. Click on the image above.

A new project designed by Alannah May appears in the new Kaszazz 2020-21 Catalogue.

2H2366 Black and White Stencil Cards (on page 14)
Ask your nearest consultant about making this 3-card project which appears in the 2020-21 Catalogue.
Alannah has had her projects published in the last 4 Kaszazz catalogues.

2H2183 Perfume Flourish Cards

(above and below) Published Kaszazz projects designed and created by Alannah May

2H2164 Chalky Nesting Cards
2H2066 Bringing Life to Weathered Wood Cards

(above and below) Published Kaszazz projects designed and created by Alannah May

2H1816 Pretty Pansies Cards

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