Our Workshops

PaperWrights offers a variety of workshops in card making, scrapbook design and paper crafting. Each workshop is lead by an experienced instructor who will help you express your creative side through a step by step tutorial. We are also happy to work with you to customize our workshops for your specific crafting interests or events.

All of our workshops are up to three (3) hours in length and start at $15 per person. Workshop prices do not include project kit fees.

Project kit prices:

  • Card kits (containing materials for 3-5 cards) start at $10
  • Scrapbooking kits start at $15
  • Kids workshop kits start at $5

Seasonal Cards and Tags

Add a personal touch to your holiday cards by making them yourself at one of our seasonal workshops. If cards are not for you, there is also the option of making your own holiday gift tags.

Basic Card Creation

This workshop is for people who are just beginning to nurture their creative side. Participants will be introduced to different techniques and styles to get their creative juices flowing.

Participants will learn:

  • Colour theory (how to choose complimentary paper colours and designs)
  • Basic stamping techniques
  • Basic embellishments

Advanced Card Creation I: Embossing

Participants will learn to master four types of embossing: embossing by machine, embossing by hand, powder embossing and cream embossing.

Advanced Card Creation II: Stamping

Participants will learn how to create beautiful cards using more challenging stamping techniques. Techniques include: distressing, brayer inking, masking and pearl dusting.

Advanced Card Creation III: Embellishments

Learn how to embellish your cards using typical and not so typical techniques. We will help you be inspired by encouraging you to use uncommon items to make beautiful cards.

Scrapbooking I

Make your pictures even more special by learning how to enhance them through this basic scrapbooking workshop. Participants will be taught how to decide on a scrapbook size that best suits their needs and will learn:

  • Colour theory (how to choose complimentary paper colours and designs)
  • Layouts
  • Simple embellishments

Scrapbooking II

This workshop is designed for those who are already practicing the creative presentation of scrapbooking. Participants further enhance their pages by learning:

  • Elaborate embellishments
  • Journaling
  • Stamping techniques

For the Kids

Hire PaperWrights for your child’s next birthday party. Have the kids learn to use their imaginations through our workshops.

Hair Clips (Ages 10 and up)

Have the kids make their own set of hair clips or tie clips through this step by step instructional workshop.

Scrapbook Page (Ages 10 and up)

Tailor this workshop to match the theme of your child’s party. This workshop may also be for general tips and tricks kids can use when designing their scrapbooks on their own.

Paper Bag Scrapbook

In this workshop kids will enjoy creating their own scrapbooks by simply using paper bags. See their imaginations go wild!