Sunday, 28 April 2013

Copics for Beginners- Friday the 24th May

Hello All!!
We are commencing another series of Copic Beginners Workshops.
The sessions will run approximately monthly on a Friday evening, the 1st session commencing on the
24th of May at 7.30 in the store.

Copic Markers will be supplied for all the beginners classes, so you don't need to worry about having any before you come along.  It is best not to purchase any before you come to the classes as you may inadvertently purchase the wrong colours!!  Find out all about them and then make your decision from a place of knowledge!

Bookings are essential

For bookings please call Di on 0404 266 296

There are 3 sessions in the Beginners series of workshops, here is a run down on what we cover in all the workshops

Workshop 1- Approx 3hours

  • Demystifying Copics, understanding what are and what they can do
  • what to do /what not to do
  • Colour families
  • Basic blending
  • The endless possibilities
  • Complete 2 cards to get you going with Copics, time for some hands on!

Workshop 2- Approx 2 1/2 hours
  • further expanding the techniques from workshop 1
  • Using the Colourless blender, to create a pattern
  • Creating grass
  • Colouring Cardstock
  • Creating Dotted backgrounds - of course my very favourite!!
  • 2 Cards to take home to show off to your family and friend
Workshop 3- Approx 2 1/2 hours
  • Colouring Fur
  • Adding texture using the colourless blending solution
  • Creating a perfectly matching border
  • Feather blending
  • blending out
  • Adding interest to a coloured border
  • Another 2 cards practising the above techniques

Please bring along to the beginners class  your:
  • Paper trimmer
  • fussy cutting scissors
  • ruler
  • Grey lead pencil
  • scalpel or blade 
  • double sided tape
  • Foam tape
  • Copic Markers - if you have some, (please make sure they are labelled), if not they will be supplied. We have 2 sets of class copics to be shared around the group.
  •  Your Passion for colouring!

Looking forward to seeing you there and colouring up a storm!


Thursday, 25 April 2013

St. Mary's High Tea

Hi Ladies, 
St. Mary's are holding another HIGH TEA fundraiser for Chibobo High School.
Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Take it from me it is a great event but you need to book in quickly,
 as places are limited and very popular.

This Week ...

Friday, 26th April

10am & 6.30pm ~ Scrap'n'Chat ~ $6 per person

10am & 7pm ~ Cardmaking using Memory box Prim Poppy & MFT Poppy set ~ $12 plus materials

From this 

 to these   

10.30am & 7pm ~ Jacquie's Easter page

Saturday, 27th April ~ 9am & 12.30pm ~ Bookings only

Copic Workshop with Sue

Monday, 22 April 2013

Copics Workshop this Saturday

Hello All!!  I hope you have been playing with your copics over the break!
Looking forward to catching up with you this Saturday for our next workshop!

Saturday 27th of April

9am & 12.30

Brings along another opportunity to learn another technique using copic markers, making a little treat box and play with one of the new La La Land images

  If this sounds like it is up your alley contact Di to reserve you place, her number is at the bottom of the post!

If you can't make it and  would like any additional packs from the  workshop let Di know by Thursday and I will make up an extra one for you.

Let's take a look at our projects for Saturday- the same projects for both sessions

This little bag is made from one sheet of cardstock, when it is cut to size there are not additional cuts, just folds!
If you don't want to make this little bag, you can easily make it into a card instead!

A new technique to make this fabulous background, I will show you a number of different ways to use it.

Please bring along to the  class  your:

  • If you have an ink applicator like the one above
  • Scor Pal or score board, or a paper trimmer with a scoring blade
  • Paper trimmer
  • fussy cutting scissors
  • ruler
  • scalpel or blade 
  • double sided tape
  • Foam tape
  • Copic Markers (please make sure they are labelled), if you don't have any buddy up with a friend 
  • As always your Passion for colouring!

The colours are only a suggestion, the colours are changeable, you can colour with any combination you wish!

The colours I have used for these projects are:

E000, E00, E11, E25, E31, E33,E35, E37, E50, E51, E53
 Y00, Y02, Y06, Y08, Y35, Y38
RV14, RV21, RV23
BV13, BV17
BG05, BG09
YG03, YG06, YG09, YG63, YG67
C0, C1, C3, C5, C7

 Suggested colours ONLY, but as always the colour choice and selection will be yours!

For Workshop & Pack booking please contact Di at

or 0404 266 296

    See you THIS Saturday for a colouring Frenzy!


Sunday, 21 April 2013

Narelle's "Authentique" classes- May 3rd & 17th

Hello lovely ladies!

I have some sneak peaks to share with you of my next set of classes!  The two layouts are on display at Scraphaven now so pop in and have a look.... and book your spot!
In this series of classes we'll be completing 2 layouts over 2 weeks, using the gorgeous Authentique "carefree" collection (click on the green text to see close-ups of the papers we'll be using.)

The first class will be held on Friday 3rd May, (morning class commencing at the earlier time of 10.00am and evening class at 7.00pm), and with Mother's day fast approaching, would be a perfect opportunity to scrap a heritage style photo of a significant lady in your life!

For this class you will need:-
  • Photo-  6x8' portrait photo is the recommended photo size (but you could also try and use a 5x7 portrait photo or 2 6x4 landscape photos)
  • Paper trimmer and fine tipped scissors 
  • Ruler
  • double sided tape
  • Foam tape or Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots
  • Strong glue eg Helmar 450
  • Aqua Brush (water filled paint brush) or a fine paint brush
  • Baby powder (to dust the back of stickers)
  • Black ink
  • "Bow Easy" (if you have one- not essential)

All classes need to be booked in advance and a deposit paid at least one week before scheduled date. Page Workshops ~ deposit of $20

All class deposits are non-refundable but transferable to another class / workshop.
Payment for bookings can be made in person or by Direct Deposit 
D P Moon,  Bendigo Bank BSB 633-000, Account number - 124526682

The sneak peaks below are for the second class on Friday May 17th (morning- 10.30am and evening- 7.00pm classes available), using a 5x7 landscape photo.  Class requirements will be posted closer to the class date.

Remember- dont reply to this blog post or email-  you need to contact Di directly on mobile 0404 266 296 or by emailing her on

Narelle xxxx

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Jacquie's Suga Pop page 26th April, 2013

Hello everyone!

Dianne is taking bookings now for My Suga Pop class contact her directly on
mobile 0404 266 296 or by emailing her on and paying your
$20 deposit.

Here's what you will need to bring along for the Kaisercraft Suga Pop class.


One 6x4" portrait photo and one 6x4" landscape photo

Tools and Supplies
Please bring along :-

Paper trimmer and scissors
Double sided tape
Foam Tape or Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots
White Pearls if you have them (will be available for purchase)

Remember do not reply to this post or email - you need to contact Di directly on:
Mobile 0404 266 296 or by emailing her on

Jacquie xxxxx

In Store this week ...

                       A selection of  Tim Holtz cardstock

                                                                   * Distress

                                                                   * Embossed

                                                                   * Printed Kraft

                   All sheets at one low price of 80c per sheet

* Graphic 45 ~ Secret Garden

* Kaiser 75c Range

Kaiser Needle & Thread

* New Stock of memory Box dies
Be the first with the latest dies from Memory Box


WHEN : Every Tuesday throughout the Term, commencing next Tuesday, 23rd April

WHERE : St. Andrew's Sunday School Hall

TIME : 12.30pm to 2.30pm

COST : $20 per person 
(includes most materials)

BOOKINGS : Dianne ~

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Scraphaven Kid's Clases

                        These classes run every week of the School Term.

                                          TUESDAY ~ High School Students (vacancies - 2)

                                          THURSDAY ~ Lower Primary Students (vacancies - 1)

                                          FRIDAY ~ Upper Primary School Students (vacancies - 2)

                                                          Time : from after school to 5.30pm

                                                    Cost : $12 per class, most materials supplied.

                                                   Bookings are for the Term not week to week.

                                          For more details contact Dianne on

Monday, 15 April 2013

Lyn's 75 cent double page layout 19th April

Hello Scrapping Friends!

For this double page we are going to be using up some of those photos where you are not quite happy with the way every person looks! Perhaps Aunty Betty has a lovely smile but Uncle John is looking as though he doesn't want to be there! So bring along lots of photos and we can do some serious editing.

You will also need to bring foam pop squares, Distress Ink in Black Soot if you have it, a sponge applicator for same, your usual kit of trimmer, ruler, ds tape,scissors etc., black pearls if you have them. There will be some black pearls for purchase on the day if you need them. 

To book please email Di to reserve your place and pay your deposit

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Closed Friday 12th April

Reminder that Scraphaven is closed this Friday, 12th April.

TERM 2 WORKSHOPS IN BRIEF - details to follow


19th ~ Lyn's double layout using Kaiser "75c"range

26th ~ Jacquie's Easter double layout using Kaiser " Suga Pop"

3rd ~ Narelle's Workshop # 1 - Authentique "Carefree"

10th ~ Lyn's Kaiser "In the Attic"

17th ~ Narelle's - Workshop # 2 - Authentique "Carefree"

31st ~ Narelle's - "Take a Hike"

7th ~ Jacquie's double layout using Kasier " Hop Scotch"

21st June ~ Jacquie's Vintage layout

28th June ~ Narelle's Christmas Layout

To reserve you place please contact me at or 
on 0404 266296 for any of the above Workshops. 
$20 deposit required when  booking, payment can be made here ...