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Card Making & Paper Craft Workshops in a relaxed creative space.



Workshops are held at a private residence located at 21 Greendale Place,  Bracken Ridge QLD (North Brisbane) Only those who have booked may attend a workshop. For more information please get in touch.


If it's your first time at a card making workshop you don't have to bring a thing. Otherwise, please refer to 'Basic Toolbox Information'.


Workshop prices range from $15.00 per crafter for Cards and from $20.00 per crafter for Paper Craft Workshops. Prices will be advertised on this home page, including what to bring.


Please refresh the workshop calendar regularly and remember to reserve your workshop spot by booking ahead.


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.


No photographs please. The use of  an image capturing device such as mobile phone, camera, or tablet is NOT PERMITTED in the relaxed creative space due to Copyright and I.P legislation. Please also remember to turn your mobile phones to silent mode once you have settled into the relaxed creative space, and before the workshop starts. Thank You.


Alannah stocks products and tools recommended for beginners and advanced as well as stocks 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.

(liquid & dots)
 (standard & wonder tape)
+Metal Rules
+Glossy Accents
+Applicator Bottles
(fine tip)
+Ink Blending Tools & Foam
+Spritzer Bottles

+A5 Cardstock (basic colours)
+Scissors (Tonic, Fiskars & Klasse)
+Paper Craft Tools (emboss, poke, quill, score)
+Stamps & Stencils (small selection)
+White Chalk Pencils
+Tools - Envelope Punch Board
+Tools - Precision Stamper
+Tools - Scoreboard

+Sundry crafty items
+Cardstock 12x12

+Handmade Cards for sale
+Paper Craft Items for sale
+Pre-Orders welcome

Upcoming Workshops

Salty Saturday Workshop on January 20th 2018

Doors open @ 1.00pm . Workshop commences @ 1.30pm.

Inspiration cards (above) created using stamps ©Darkroom Door

This trio of colourful scenery is a card workshop suitable for unseasoned & seasoned crafters.
It features ink blending, stamping by hand and use of a precision stamper PLUS some free-hand drawing using pens. Please BYO standard tool box including:
Paper Trimmer,
Black Fine Liner 0.4mm and a
White Gel Pen 1.0mm.
All other materials provided except adhesives.
Make 3 different size cards.
Includes coordinating envelopes.
Bookings essential.
Cost is $15.00 per crafter.
Please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.

Technique Tuesday on January 23rd 2018

Doors open @ 10am. Workshop commences @ 10.30am

Play with stencils to create 3 interesting backgrounds, then use these to create a trio of cards. The workshop is suitable for both unseasoned and seasoned crafters. It features stamping, ink blending with stencils, watercolour stamping and some fussy cutting. Please BYO standard tool box including:
Paper Trimmer,
watercolour pencils,
water brush,
'fussy' scissors.
All other materials provide except adhesives.
Make 3 cards. Includes envelopes
Booking essential.
Cost is $15.00 per crafter.
Please RSVP your interest at least 24 hours prior to the workshop, thank you.

Social Sunday on January 28th 2018

Doors open @10am and close @t 4pm

Are you a newbie?

RELAX...because every confident card maker started out as a newbie once upon a time.

A wonderful experience awaits those who are new to this craft and you don't have to bring a thing!

In-house basic tools are available for 'first-time' crafters to use during a workshop.

Bring a friend with you or come alone, you'll be made welcome by Alannah and all the regular crafters.

Get in touch to find out more.

"Crafting. It's cheaper than therapy."

"FULL-HOUSE" Card Deal

Book yourself and seven friends, for a 'FULL-HOUSE' social event.

This option may suit parents with children. A minimum of 3 parents must attend if children are included in a 'FULL HOUSE'. Get in touch with Alannah regarding available themes, dates and special pricing for 'full-house' group bookings. A fun and crafty way to enjoy a special event in your life, or a group celebration, surrounded by friends and laughter. No prior card-making experience is required. All materials will be provided in the cost and tools will be available for use during your pre-booked "Full-House" experience. All you will need to bring is a willingness to share the creative space and to take home something WOW!!

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