Crafty Blog

Big Announcement
Big Announcement

No, I am not closing, but… I will not be a traditional retail scrapbooking store.

I was too nervous about opening the type of “store” I wanted to originally – but I have decided it is time to take a risk in this ever-changing world.

So the store will become its namesake…

Trisha’s Crafty STUDIO.

It will not be a typical retail store, you will not walk in and see stock everywhere.

You will instead see lots of workshop tables, crafts projects underway, people using up their stash from home and chatting with fellow crafters.

Education classes and social clubs during the day and at night for us all to have some fun time creating together.

Yes, there is still retail but it is more focused on Core Lines and Mixed Media Supplies.

It is all about the social crafting experience and education, not just a store selling you stuff.

But I still need to pay the rent, power, insurances and core stock items. So to do this, the Studio will operate as a membership service.

You will have the choice to just shop or join up and recieve the extra benefits and rewards as a member.

The choice is yours.

We will have more information coming on the 13th of May for you all to come in and see what it is all about.

MASSIVE CLEARANCE SALE 50% off starts 24th of May.

The clearance sale will start on the 24th of May to the 24th June.

In the meantime, we need to make way for the new store format and need to clear some stock we are no longer stocking as floor stock.

So we will have a month long 50% off sale on all Scrapbooking papers and Scrapbook Embellishments, a selection of chipboards, flowers, dies, stamps, kids crafts, paper toles, Quilling papers and Foil stockers will also be included in this sale.

Not everything is on sale as I will still be stocking core lines and mixed media supplies.

To make way for the new look of the Studio we will be closed from the 25th of June to the 13th of July.

Trisha’s Crafty Studio

17A Thorn Street, Ipswich, QLD, 4305

(07) 3557 0037

Ranger Tim Holtz Unboxing
Tim Holtz Unboxing by Trisha’s Crafty Studio

We have a brand new unboxing for you to check out from Ranger!

Come in store to grab some Tim Holtz goodies for your current or next crafty project!

Check out our Facebook at to see the unboxing video.

Trisha’s Crafty Studio

17A Thorn Street, Ipswich, QLD, 4305

(07) 3557 0037

Raven Worthington III Mixed Media Wall-hanging
Raven Worthington III Mixed Media Wall-hanging

Date: 22 May 2021

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost: $55.00

Raven Worthington III Mixed Media Wall-Hanging

Join Darker Wing Designs in creating this steam punk inspired mixed media wall hanging. This class will show you new and different techniques on how to make flowers, distressed backgrounds and more, with the use of embossed chipboard. This class will run on the 22nd of May 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm, and it will cost $55 per person. This class is hosted at Trisha’s Crafty Studio Ipswich located at Shop 4/21 Brisbane Street, Ipswich and you can enter via 17A Thorn Street, Ipswich, Queensland.

Massive Clearance 50% off sale
Massive Clearance 50% off sale

Date: 24th May 2021 – 24th June 2021

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Massive Clearance Sale 50% off starts 24th May

We need to make way for the new store format and need to clear some stock that we are no longer stocking as floor stock.

So we will have a month long 50% off sale on all:

  • Scrapbooking papers
  • Scrapbook embellishments
  • A selection of chipboards
  • Flowers
  • Dies
  • Stamps
  • Kids crafts
  • Paper toles
  • Quilling papers
  • Foil stickers

Not everything is on sale as I will be stocking core lines and mixed media supplies

Location: Trisha’s Crafty Studio

Phone: (07) 3557 0037



Address: Shop 4/21 Brisbane Street, Entry via 17A Thorn Street, Ipswich, Queensland

New Arrivals
New Arrivals

Amsterdam All Acrylics

Standard Series Acrylic Paints 120ml – from $13.55-

General Selection Acrylic Paints Set 24 x 20ml – from $87.95-

Pearl Set Acrylic Paints Set 6 x 20ml – from $22.95-

Standard Series Acrylic Paints Set 36 x 20ml – from $130.95-

Prima Marketing

Art Alchemy Matte Wax 20ml – from $11.80-

Art Alchemy Antique Brilliance Wax 20ml – from $11.80-

Art Alchemy Metallic Wax 20ml – from $11.80-

Art Extravagance Icing Paste 120ml – from $14.50-

Couture Creations

Alcohol Inks 12ml – from $6.50-

Alcohol Inks Pearl 12ml – from $7.50-

Abstract Princess Card Class
Abstract Princess Card Class


That beautiful lady image is back on the Studio 73 Papers, and Candice just has to whip up cards again.

In this class you will create 3 cards and a bookmark. One of these is an easel card, one of the best ways for the recipient to be able to display this gorgeous creation you give to them, or if you’re anything like Candice, you will keep it on display for a while first.

There is a minimal amount of fussy cutting, we let the beautiful design of the paper shine through. Bring your basic toolkit and favourite pink ink (Candice used Tattered Rose and Milled Lavender) along with your favourite Stickles.

Please note that no instructions will be handed out, however, feel free to take your own notes during the class.

Bookings only taken via phone or in store, no Facebook/Messenger bookings taken. Store number is 3557 0037 and the cost is $20 per person.

Coffee, Chat & Create
Coffee, Chat & Create

Coffee, Chat & Create | 23rd March 2021 | 9:30am – 3:30pm | $10PP

Join us for our social club day – Coffee, Chat & Create at the Studio. These will run from 9:30am to 3:30pm on selected says and cost $10 per person.

Coffee, Chat & Create days are designed for you to be able to pop in, sit down, chat and create with our teachers on hand to help you finish your projects that you might need some help with.

It is also that perfect day for you to come along and finish any projects that you did not complete in our classes.

The cost is $10 per person and includes a drink from out E.P.I.C. Ipswich café which has barista made tea, coffee and hot chocolate with the choice of soy, almond, lactose free skim and full cream milk available.

If you do not feel like a hot drink, we have a wide selection of juices, waters and soft drinks including Coke and Pepsi ranges.

Our café will also be open for lunch service with a selection of fresh or toasted sandwiches to burgers and chips.

Artful Journaling
Artful Journaling

Artful Journaling with Trish | 5Pm – 9PM | $10PP


Do you love to art journal?

Would you love to learn what art journaling is all about?

Artful Journaling with Trish is a social club that meets to create, share and inspire each pther while working in our journals. So Boook in today for some creative fun.



22nd March 2021 @ 5pm-9pm


Trisha’s Crafty Studio

17A Thorn Street, Ipswich, QLD, 4305


$10 per person.


Call 3557-0037 or come in store.


No set class structure, just people coming together to chat and craft in your journal. Trish is passionate about art journaling and would love to share all her tips and tricks she has learnt over the years with like minded crafters wanting to get out and have creative fun with others. If you are new and interested in journalling, just come along for a session and see what it is all about. You don’t need anything major first round, a simple piece of mixed media paper will work or an exercise book. Trish will be working in her journal and can guide you on a journalling style right for you. There will be stencils and stamps available to use plus off cut scrap papers at the social club to help any new comers create a page to add to their journal later. So don’t hesitate in joining us to give art journaling a go.


Bookings essential via phoning 3557-0037 or pop in-store.


Artful Journaling
Crafty Crop Day



Want a day out with like minded crafters to enjoy a chat while you craft?


Join our Crafty Crop Day social club event every 3rd Saturday of the month at Trisha’s Crafty Studio in the large ari-conditioned workshop area. Bring whatever craft you wish to work on, even sewing if you like as all tables can have power if required. No teachers or classes at Crop Days just friends getting together and sharing time crafting.



20th March 9AM-4PM



Trisha’s Crafty Studio | 17A Thorn Street, Ipswich



$20 per person



Call 3557-0037 or pop in-store



*Includes plated light lunch and two drink vouchers. E.P.I.C. Ipswich has a cafe with barista made coffee/tea plus a wide selection of juices and soft drinks including Coke and Pepsi ranges if you don’t feel like a hot drink. We make out own cakes/muffins and slices in store and have chocolates and snacks available to purchase. This is available within the same business as Trisha’s Crafty Studio. So please note no outside food is allowed except for your own water bottle or packaged food for medical dietary requirements.


We are a COVID Safe Plan Business and have full contact tracing system used at out venue. Everyone will have thier own table with plenty of room to move about with social distancing between tables in place. You will be required to electronically sign in upon entry.

Artful Journaling
What Does 2021 Hold For Crafty?

What Does 2021 Hold For Crafty?

We have a big vision this year to bring new and exciting projects to Trisha’s Crafty Studio. We are introducing social clubs and new workshops to our calendar. Below you will find the full list of inspirational ideas coming to Trisha’s Crafty Studio in 2021.

What is a Workshop?

Workshops are structured classes with allocated teachers to show you how to make the designed project.

Everyone who attends will recieve a set kit to complete the class.

Classes will include:

  • Layouts
  • Card Making
  • Mixed Media

Below is a list of all of the different workshops coming to Trisha’s Crafty Studio in 2021.

Scrapbooking Workshops

Do you need to get those photos into your album?

Join us in helping you create beautiful layouts with our class kits (includes all of the materials you will need except for photos, tools, and adhesives).

There will be single layouts and double layouts available during the weekday, plus we are now offereing some night and weekend classes starting in February.

The teachers have tried very hard to make the classes flexible for your photo styles and we have colour scheme options available with some kits.

Remember the classes are inspiration and we are more than happy for you to change, add or remove photos or elements.

You need to create the layout that works for your album.

Card Making Classes

Take some time out for yourself and enjoy creating a card or two with fellow crafters in our air-conditioned workshop.

Card classes are offered during the week and weeknights.

The Crafty Team love designing cards and teaching others their passion.

From simple to elegant designs to more intricate folded cards, we try to offer a wide selection to showcase the endless possibilities of card making.

The kits for these classes will be supplied, you will only need your basic tool kit to enjoy the class.

TLC Mixed Media Projects and Gifts

TLC Mixed Media Projects incorporate a lot of inspiration for you to give that special someone a handmade gift from the heart.

It is not just a craft class, but some creative time to make something special to treasure those captured memories you have shared with your family or friends.

Projects will include:

  • Brag Books
  • Frames
  • Home Decorations
  • Gift Bags
  • Tags
  • Folios
  • Canvas

Just to name a few.

These projects will allow you to learn and create, not just on a scrapbook page or card, but memorable and fun ideas.

Check out Trisha’s Crafty Studio Workshop Calendar online or instore for all of our workshops and book your seat today!

Creative EPIC Days

Want to enjoy a craft lesson while other family members enjoy some fun gaming time?

In conjunction with our partner business E.P.I.C. Ipswich we are launching our Creative EPIC Days to allow both kids, and parents/gaurdians to enjoy some time out of the house with fun and creative inspiration.

Trisha’s Crafty Studio will offer a wide selection of craft classes including:

  • Card Making
  • Scrapbooking
  • Macrame
  • Mixed Media
  • Handmade Gifts

While the staff at E.P.I.C. Ipswich will offer entertainment for the children including:

  • Minecraft
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • Pokemon

Please remember these are joint workshops so they are paid for as a package.

e.g. $25* includes one parent/guardian and one child.

*Extra children will cost an additional $5.

Technique Wonders

Have you ever wanted to learn what products can do before purchasing them?

Don’t know how to stamp or use a foiling machine?

Starting in February we will offer Technique Wonders classes, showcasing the endless possibilities of all of those products in the marketplace.

Join us and learn about all kinds of arts and craft products including:

  • Moulds
  • Alcohol Inks
  • Stencils
  • Chipboards
  • Foiling
  • Eco Dying
  • Paper Staining
  • Gelli Plates
  • Stamping
  • Watercolours
  • Inks
  • Bow Making
  • Pigment Powders
  • Rice Paper Printing
  • 6″ Paper Pad Creations

And so much more.

You don’t need to bring much to these workshops besides some basic tools and adhesives.

Everything else will be supplied to showcase the technique.

What is a Crafty Social Club?

Crafty Social Clubs are designed for you to get out of the house and enjoy the company of others.

These are scheduled throughout the calendar for you to attend and enjoy different crafts with fellow crafters who share the same interests as you.

There will be no set kits to purchase as we encourage you to create with your stash from home.

There will be a list of basic aupplies that you might need for the social clubs, but mostly everyone should have these already in your craft stash.

You will have a teacher who is passionate about the style of craft at that allocated social club.

The teacher will be there to help guide you and show you how they create their projects alongside you.

Everyone is welcome, even if you are a new crafter, just come along and see if this style of craft is for you.

We will also have selected tools and materials for you to be able to use during these social clubs.

Coffee, Cake and Create Days

We are finally starting up our Crafty Social Club days at the studio.

The social clubs are designed for you to be able to pop in, sit down and create with teachers on hand to help you with your projects that you have been working on or didn’t get the time to finish.

These social club days will run from 9:30am to 3:00pm on selected days.

The cost of the Coffee, Cake and Create days is $10 per person and includes a beverage and a slice of cake.

Our E.P.I.C. Ipswich cafe has barista made tea, coffee and hot chocolate with an array of milk including:

  • Soy
  • Almond
  • Lactose Free
  • Skim
  • Full Cream

We have a wide selection of juices and soft drinks for if you don’t feel like a hot beverage.

We make our own in-house cakes, muffins and slices.

Artful Journals Social Club with Trish

The new year will bring a social club that will be an open style workshop hosted by Trish, that will showcase the endless possibilities of Art Journaling.

As you may already know, Trish is passionate about Art Journaling (or visual art diaries, as it was known in the good old days).

Trish may not scrapbook, but she does love playing and creating will all types of art materials and substrates.

So bring along your journals and enjoy the social interaction with like-minded crafters and Trish while going down this creative journey into Art Journaling.

The Artful Journal Social Club is designed to give you time to play and create freely with no limitations except your own imagination.

Trish will be creating in her journals alongside you and showcasing different techniques and products that she uses in her own diaries.

You will be able to play with some of her products to learn how they work and see if it will suit your own creativity.

There will be no set designed page to create, as your Art Journal page is all about the moment and style you personally want to create.

Trish will have her journals available for inspiration and she can teach you the things you wish to learn about.

We will have a large selection of stencils and stamps on offer for you to create with (everyone knows how many stamps Trish has collected over the years).

If you are completely new to Art Journaling, don’t panic, as you are welcome to come along and see what it’s all about first.
Trish will show you how to start an Art Journal.

You don’t need anything flashy to start, a piece of mixed media paper is a great place to start.

You can use almost any book as a foundation for your art journal, including:

  • Exercise Books
  • Old Recipe Books
  • Visual Art Diaries
  • Art Journals

So just bring them along and enjoy the journey.

There is no right or wrong with art journaling, all you need is some time, a piece of paper and basic supplies.

Flower Power Social Club

Do you have lots of paper scraps lying around that you don’t want to waste? Turn them into flowers!

Join us for this social group and we will show you how to create flowers from your scraps and our dies.

This social club is perfect for some time out to just sit down and create some flowers to match your projects (and help save the environment).

Check out the selected dates and times on the Workshop Calendar.

Crop Days

Come along to our Crop Days to take a day off just to craft.

Join us every 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00am to 4:00pm to spend some time with fellow crafters in air-conditioning.

Everyone will have their own large table with power available if you need it.

Included in the price is two drink vouchers to use at our E.P.I.C. Ipswich cafe and a light plated lunch all for $20.