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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


  • 49 & Market Spectrum Sherbert coming soon! Kits will also be available

  • #6x6Sunday - next class 19th June - Stamperia Savanna kits here 

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

Crop Central
Crop Central 
Our next Crop Central will take place on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at Dunston Village Hall, just off J13 of the M6 - pre booking is essential but please contact me for details.

A dream come true! I'm one of the 2022/23 Graphic 45 Brand Ambassadors - if you have known me a while you will know this is something I've wanted my whole crafting life long! Read about the rest of the amazing team here .

Take a look at and make my first project - a unstructured mini using the beautiful Cottage Life Collection. Find the class video and a downloadable pdf here.  Would you like to make my audition piece? Find the class and project here

Wednesday and Thursday night classes are now being simultaneously streamed to YouTube and Facebook - so excited to be bringing the books to a wider audience. You can find my YouTube channel here

We are back live in the
Crafting Together with All Brands
FB Group with brand new project coming soon - a pop up book. Indending to start on Thursday 30 June. Class every Thursday evening at 7.30pm

The Subscription Box is back with a whole new feel - a bi monthly mini book project with an exclusive item from another small crafty business. Our June Box uses papers from Mintay Papers called Seaside Escape and our exclusive is a set of cut files from Jenny Wren Cut Files.  

BRAND NEW - #6x6Sunday - minibook classes to use our 6x6 paper pads or make books of 6 x6 inches or below. Our next class on Sunday 19th June 2022 will be using Stamperia Savannah papers. Kits 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
Current Classes
Save the date!
Day retreat in Dunston on Saturday 29 October 2022. 

Will include a hot lunch and a G45 minibook project - watch this space for more details!

Get all our own brand scrapbooking and minibook making goodies in The Scrap Lab!
Pop across to our online shop and stock up now.

We have dates and venues for our 2022 retreats!

SOLD OUT A two day scrapping International Scrapbook Day extravaganza
Saturday & Sunday 7 & 8 May 2022 at Dunston Village Hall, Staffordshire

SOLD OUT 3-5 OCTOBER Paper Scissors Story Live! minibook making retreats
Monday to Wednesday 3 - 5 October and Monday to Wednesday 10 - 12 October 2022 at Oak Farm Hotel, Staffordshire

A Christmas retreat 
Monday to Wednesday 28 - 30 November 2022 at Oak Farm Hotel, Staffordshire. 

More details coming soon for all retreats and day retreats in the pipeline too - there really is something for everyone!


See our new shipping policy here 

We have reduced our shipping charges - £3.99 for up to a 2kg domestic parcel. New fast and more cost effective service for international orders - please message for more details.