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Handmade cards in Hampshire

Duration: Half a day

Price: £20

Book with: June Adams
at Cardinal Cards

4 Eynham Avenue
SO19 5LB

Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

You don't need any special skills or experience to make and take 3 no. 6x6 cards in a morning, afternoon or evening. I will show you every technique, to include backgrounds blending Distress Oxides, Brushos, Colour Cloud Blending Ink, brushing with Distress Inks, embossing, stencilling and more. Over 300 stamps to choose from and about 400 samples.

I love stamping and composing cards with Lavinia Stamps, which are mainly fantasy, particularly fairies. I also use Inkylicious stamps which are mainly scenic in nature. I have a great range of Pink Ink Design stamps too and these include mermaids, sea nymphs, unicorn, turtle, giraffe, fairy mouse, etc. I recommend you check them out!

I have a dedicated workroom and I have been teaching for many years, firstly to friends and family and now to the wider world. My youngest pupil was 5 and my eldest is 85!

I have regular members who come every month and I have groups that come on an ad hoc basis. Groups are a maximum of 4 (5 at a squeeze) and a minimum of 2 and we are very informal. Please see the Gallery.

The first class is £20.00 but reduces to £15.00 thereafter for future classes.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

I supply everything you need, including cards, stamps, inks, sponges, stencils, tools and equipment. You don't need to bring anything except your enthusiasm. I also supply light refreshments.

Want to review this course?

June is such an excellent patient teacher. I have loved all the different methods of making cards and so look forward to spending time at workshops. ❤

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you so much for your lovely review Marie. It's great to pass on new techniques to someone who is so enthusiastic. Hope to see you again soon x

I spent a very enjoyable few hours last weekend attending this course with a friend.
June was welcoming and very generous with both her knowlege and her wonderful selection of card making accessories.
Thank you so much June for a very pleasant and inspiring few hours. The cost was extremely good value with choccie biscuits and drink included - what more could you want?!!

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Vanessa. Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and I hope I see you again soon to make some more beautiful cards :)

I attended Cardinal Cards this weekend for the first time with a friend and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Three hours of pure crafting indulgence! Excellent value for money. June is full of crafty knowledge, which she doesn’t hesitate to share. I would definitely recommend these classes. Thank you June. We will be back!

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Jenna. Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and Vanessa and you both made fabulous cards. Hope to see you again soon :)

I found this course advertised on here, and so glad I did. I gave June a call, and she sounded lovely. Went to her workshop on 18th January 2019 with a friend. We both enjoyed ourselves and June is such a friendly, experienced tutor, with so much patience that we gained and learned so much more. We are not novices at crafts, and I have done quite a bit of cardmaking. On the other hand my friend hasn't done any cardmaking. But she found the course to be so enjoyable that we both can't wait to go again. Thank you June xx If you are thinking of going you won't be disappointed !

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Oh wow thanks for your review Suzanne. It was a pleasure to meet you and Maria and I'm so glad you enjoyed it and learnt new things. Also very happy that you are coming back soon! Look forward to seeing you then x

My daughter, mum and I had a fabulous few hours learning how to make cards ...we are complete novices and each made 3 beautiful cards under the guidance of June. Nothing was too much was delightful...we will be back. Thank you June.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you for your lovely review Jill. It was a pleasure to meet your family and to see the different cards you all made, sometimes all from the one sample. Looking forward to seeing you again soon x

Did a bauble course and made a card. Lovely lady, lots of materials and so patient. Loved the evening I attended with a friend, very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Will be returning.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you for your lovely review. It's a pleasure to teach people who so want to learn and then to watch them go forward with their own ideas. Look forward to seeing you again soon x

Lovely creative course, with excellent range of materials and hugh range of designs. Easy to use and really professional finish. Great value for money and relaxed atmosphere. Will be going again

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you have been enjoying the workshops and you are now more than capable of making your own designs and working without too much help. Look forward to seeing you again soon x

As total novices, we were amazed at what we managed to produce. As a group of 4, we always had tasks to be getting on with while June managed her time with the others. She has an Aladdin's cave of supplies and materials. We did both baubles and cards and were very impressed with how they turned out. June is a patient teacher and we would highly recommend her friendly classes

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you for your lovely review. I enjoy showing what can be achieved with a few instructions and techniques and you all made beautiful baubles and cards. Hope to see you again soon x

I have been going to Junes for a while now. I love gong to her card making classes. She is so helpful and patient with everyone that goes. I would definitely recommend her to other people

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Rachel and thank you for your lovely review. You've been coming regularly for almost a year now and you're very proficient it lots of techniques. Its lovely to see the cards you produce. See you again soon x

I have just left Junes from doing a bauble class. June is an amazing teacher. She has ots of paitence with me. Even when I can't do it. June will say yes you can just keep going. I would recommend to others to go to her classes. It's all worth the money x

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Rachel. So glad you enjoyed the bauble making class and thanks for your review. I'll see you again soon for some more card making fun x

Did the bauble course was really easy and fun always a pleasure for junes teaching wether it is for bauble's or cards. Thank you June

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Vicky. Thank you for your lovely review. The baubles you made were fab and it was a pleasant change from our usual card making classes. See you again soon x

I went to a workshop on bauble making and absolutely loved it.June is so patient

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you Pauline. Its always a pleasure to share new ideas with someone who also loves crafting x

My sister Ann & I attended Cardinal cards workshop we made 5 cards and two christmas baubles. June Adams was an excellent tutor it was good to learn a new craft we thoroughly enjoyed it and would certainly recommend it and can't wait to attend another workshop.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

I really enjoyed teaching Ann new card making backgrounds and techniques and she made some beautiful cards. I'm glad you enjoyed the bauble making. It will be lovely to put these on your Christmas tree year after year, knowing they are unique to you. Hope to see you again soon x

Thank you for an excellent Children's craft class June, both girls had a fantastic time and enjoyed learning new techniques.
They can't wait to come back again.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Charmaine. The girls were so good. They knew what they wanted and all their cards turned out perfect. It was an absolute pleasure to teach them. Hopefully they'll come again soon x

I have been to June Adams workshops three times and I am totally hooked. You come away with all these amazing magical cards that you can't believe you have made. June is so patient and I have so enjoyed her workshops including one for my birthday which was such a surprise.

I only wish June lived nearer that I could attend more of her workshops.

Yes I would thoroughly recommend one of June's workshops as a Birthday/Christmas etc present.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you so much Bridget. A chance meeting in Hobbycraft brought us together and I'm so happy you have enjoyed the workshops x

Since she started them, I have attended June's workshops on numerous occasions and she offers valuable advice to all levels of card makers. New techniques are demonstrated well and new products are highlighted on her Facebook page regularly.
Baubles now are also being featured in her workshops - they are truly beautiful.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you Les. You always seem to go home covered in glitter! I'm happy you enjoy the workshops x

I have now been to June’s on two occassions and I’m so pleased with the cards I have made. June is a lovely lady and very helpful and knowledgable. It’s a very relaxed environment which makes you feel comfortable and I for one would never have thought I could make the cards I have with June’s help. Thoroughly recommend this course to anyone who would like to have a go at making cards with stamps.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Rachel. Thank you for your comments. It's lovely to know you are happy with your cards and it's a pleasure to share my experience with you x

Wow! I was quite intimidated by stamping before going to the class but June has given me the confidence to experiment and shown me how it is easy to get great results with simple techniques. It's easy to learn in such a relaxed atmosphere. Thank you June, I'm sure to come back soon!

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Hi Trudy. Thank you for your lovely review. I know you were not keen on stamping when you arrived, but it was lovely to hear that you were more than happy with your stamped cards and actually looked forward to more stamping in the future. Hope to see you again soon x

The group was highly recommended by friends so I joined with another group of friends . As a beginner the lovely June is patient, encouraging and willing to share her great knowledge, enabling us to make cards that we can't believe we made our selves. I would totally recommend the craft course, it is fun, value for money and really helps you to develop your card making skills.

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you Leona. I know you are already a card maker so it's lovely to hear that you have gained more knowledge from the workshops and more ways to use what you already have. Hope to see you again soon x

I have been a number of times now and I really do love it. I've learnt so much, it's fun, friendly, interesting and fantastic value for money. Would definitely recommend to anyone of any ability, I've been going with my 85 year old Nan and she loves it too!

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Response from Cardinal Cards:

Thank you Sarah. You have been coming regularly for almost a year and you have come on in leaps and bounds. You have learned a lot of new techniques and put them to good use when you come. Your cards are lovely and it's nice to see you happy with your own results. See you again soon x

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