Course overview

Join us for this practical course aimed at improvers to explore creative ideas & learn techniques for making cards & decorative items with the personal touch for birthdays and Easter. Be inspired by the seasonal change to use cheerful colours and motifs. You will extend your papercraft skills to create handmade card, gift boxes and bags, and decorations. We will craft together step by step during the sessions & discuss ways the projects can be adapted, there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and share ideas. Learners will explore the choices of different papers, colours, patterns to suit the different projects. Projects will be discussed at the start of the course & different items will be made each week. You will be able to build upon skills learnt to experiment and perhaps inspire independent projects. Spring & Easter themes will be included in the projects. This course will explore possibilities to inspire creativity. This course is ideal for enthusiastic crafters wanting to experiment with different ideas that can be used for different occasions.

Course description

Learners will have the opportunity during this course to make a range of decorative items with paper. Explore the joy of creating items which you can give to friends and family who will appreciate the personal touch of your handmade cards, gifting & decorative items. Bring your enthusiasm & prepare to discover the wonderful world of crafting & the fabulous range of possibilities it presents. You do not need any special equipment to participate, just a range of basic craft materials - papers, card, scissors, glue, coloured pens/pencils mainly (details of specific materials required will be advised during the course for each activity).There will be plenty of opportunity during the sessions to ask questions & share ideas in a friendly creative online environment. Discover the fun & mindful benefits of crafting and you won't want to stop!

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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