to Cal Summers Workshops, the home of minibook making, scrapbooking, and craft retreats
Online Classes


Do you enjoy making minibooks or are you a beginner wanting to learn? I can so help you with that! Come and join in the "Paper Scissors Story" group on FB to make papercrafts projects along with me - we get together every Wednesday at 7.30pm UK time to make minibooks and related accessories as well as have lots of fun and chat.


Classes are totally free and will be saved in the group if you can't get along at the designated time, so don't worry if you miss class - you can easily catch up! Join here


  • Graphic 45 A Midnight Tale  - kits available here

  • #6x6Sunday - next class 5 December 2021 - Photoplay Christmas Memories 

NEW! Join The Scrap Lab Group for scrapbooking and home decor classes!

Current Classes
Class Updates - Corona Virus
Well this is a pretty kettle of fish isn't it? Until further notice face to face classes are cancelled but lots and lots going on online - watch this space for more details!
Crop Central
Crop Central 
Our next Crop Central will take place on Saturday 4 December 2021 at Dunston Village Hall, just off J13 of the M6 - pre booking is essential but please contact me for details.
Latest News

2022 RETREATS - we are currently working on dates for our 2022 retreats and are planning TWO Paper Scissors Story Live! events in October. If you require any further info please drop us a line but places are going so fast - thank you all so much for your interest. More info coming soon!

We are taking an almost sabbatical from the Crafting Together with All Brands FB Group until after Christmas but make sure you still pop over there to check out loads of wonderful crafty lives from some really talented people!

BRAND NEW - #6x6Sunday - minibook classes to use our 6x6 paper pads or make books of 6 x6 inches or below. Our next class on 5 December (please note we are skipping November) uses PhotoPlay Christmas memories paper. Kit available here.

We will be continuing our free classes online - please look at our FB page for further info or join the Paper Scissors Story group for crafting every Wednesday at 7.30pm

Great news! Because of popular demand The Scrap Lab now ships worldwide! Cost depends upon weight of parcel and is classed as small - up to 1kg, medium, up to 2kg (most of the Paper Scissors Story kits will fall into this category) and large - over 2kg. Shipping is charged at cost and if your parcel weighs over 2kg we will contact you with further shipping and cost options. If your country is not listed or you wish to discuss shipping please contact us. 

PLEASE NOTE we have just updated our Shipping Policy - please take a look here

2021 Retreats are all now completed with 2022 dates coming soon.

With a two day scrapping International Scrapbook Day extravaganza,  two October minibook making retreats and a Christmas retreat there really is something for everyone - watch this space for more details.
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