Paper roses for Valentines: FULL

Online North

Who is this course for?

With Valentine’s day on the way and roses a popular choice of gift to celebrate the tradition, how would like to have a go at making some beautiful paper roses from table napkins?  They are a wonderful alternative to fresh flowers and can be used to decorate or display at home as well as making a unique gift for someone special. 

If you like roses and crafting, this is the perfect workshop for you.

Course content

You will be guided, by our tutor, through the processes needed to turn paper table napkins into beautiful, true to life, 3d roses.  

The session is designed to promote sharing ideas in a supportive setting where your creativity will unfold, and you will be proud of your handiwork.   

All that is left is to decide where you will put your roses, or who you will be giving them to. 

Support and feedback

Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback and will support you throughout the workshop

Additional costs and requirements

This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.

In addition, you will need to provide your own resources as listed below: - 

Cereal box. 

Plain paper table napkins in a colour of your choice. 


Paper cutting scissors. 

Roll of green florist’s tape. 

Garden canes or bamboo skewers. 

Florist’s wire (optional). 

Pritt stick glue. 

Glue gun and glue sticks (optional). 

Water colour paints/eye shadow colour pallet with brush (optional). 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Your tutor may recommend things to try online after the session if you wish. 

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Amanda Barrud.

Amanda teaches across a broad curriculum including craft and Family Learning, in addition to Independent Living and Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities. Before taking up employment with Learn Devon in 2002, Amanda worked for the Kent Institute of Art and Design after graduating from the University of Kent with a degree in Psychology.

Her approach to teaching is to provide a supportive environment to encourage experimentation, the trying out of new ideas to enable learners to be challenged. She is reputed to be patient, and eager to explore new techniques and materials to enthuse and inspire her classes.

A mother of 4 children and 1 grandchild, Amanda believes that her life experience has had a positive impact on her teaching. She also works for Mencap, coordinating events and activities for adults with learning disabilities in North Devon.

Start date11 Feb 2021
End date11 Feb 2021
Start time10:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available