Pom Tiddly Om Pom – Flourish June 2018

A double booking for the Ellen Petit Hall this month meant that we had a last minute change of venue for our Pom Pom Flourish. So the first thing I must say is a huge thank you to the lovely Jayne who very kindly let us take over her dining room for the evening.  What … Read morePom Tiddly Om Pom – Flourish June 2018

Bite the Bullet – Flourish May 2018

We had such a great time on Thursday at our ‘Bite the Bullet’ F L O U R I S H. The sense of anticipation and excitement was palpable as everyone gathered round with their shiny, pristine, new notebooks. Who knew there were so many stationery nerds among us?  Turns out I’m not the only weirdo who gets over excited about a new notebook, half of Woburn Sands are the same! It makes me chuckle just thinking about it.

All the Silver Ladies – If you liked it then you shoulda made a ring from it!

I always come away from Flourish feeling so uplifted. Last Thursday night making silver jewellery with Beccy Gillatt was definitely no exception. What a treat to be let loose with all her fabulous silver making tools. Beccy has a wonderful teaching style that guides you through various processes in small bite size chunks. After the workshop … Read moreAll the Silver Ladies – If you liked it then you shoulda made a ring from it!

So what’s all this fuss about Bullet Journalling ?

I’m really keen to share a new obsession I have, Bullet Journalling.   Around two years ago a customer came into my old shop White & McLeod, on Woburn Sands High Street, and asked if we had any notebooks suitable for Bullet Journalling. I had never heard this term before, so the customer gave me … Read moreSo what’s all this fuss about Bullet Journalling ?

What Happens at Time to Write ?

The Time to Write workshop at Westbury Arts Centre is a gloriously simple idea. Often in our busy lives we feel unable to justify time spent on writing because there are all sorts of other everyday tasks we could be doing. How many times have you promised yourself you will do some writing this morning, but … Read moreWhat Happens at Time to Write ?

Mad March Flourish – The Results

Needle Felted Hares This month at Flourish we had a go at needle felting. My interest in this brilliantly simple technique was first peaked back in October, when my sister Zoe and I visited the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace. We were quickly attracted to the wonderful stand of the Makerss. There were … Read moreMad March Flourish – The Results

Delightful Day at The Albany Art House

I have just returned home from the most wonderful day with Lorraine Thorne at the Albany Art House. Many of you will already know Lorraine (Lozzie) from our October Flourish session when she ran a fantastic acrylics workshop. There were some wonderful pieces of art produced by the Flourishers and I was very jealous as … Read moreDelightful Day at The Albany Art House

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