Breaking News – Emma Lou Beechy from Heartfelt Creations is Coming to New Zealand

Emma Lou Beechy, Creative Director from Heartfelt Creations is coming to New Zealand!

I just had to let you know my exciting news!!!

I am thrilled to announce that I have organised Emma Lou Beechy, the Creative Director of Heartfelt Creations to come to Wellington and take some classes for me on the 27th February next year. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from a very talented and creative person and my personal inspiration. I have been paper crafting for over 20 years and the Heartfelt Creations range of products are the best products that I have ever used, and my cardmaking has gone to a whole new level.  And now this is your chance to learn from the expert and create cards and albums that will amaze all your friends and family.  So mark this date in your calendar and start saving as Emma Lou will also be bringing lots of lovely goodies with her.

Payments for the classes need to be made by the end of January 2017.  Please feel free to contact me if you need more information or assistance either through the website, via email or phone 0274150165.

Save the date – 27th February 2017 for these amazing classes.

Cardmaking Class – Dogwood
Monday 27th February – time to be arranged
Cost $45

Mini Album – Blushing Rose
Monday 27th  February – 12.30 to 5.30
Cost $90

Cardmaking Class – Under the Sea
Monday 27th February – time to be arranged
Cost $45


September News from Gift Hutt

What’s New in Gift Hutt
We now have a range of gorgeous shell decorated mirrors and frames in store from Manea Creations.  These are beautiful with sea shells and paua shell and would look great in your bathroom or nautical themed rooms.  Check them out here.

Father’s Day is coming up and we have a range of lovely individual and unique Father’s Day items for sale including cufflinks from Ladybird Lane and Nixie Noo, leather goods from Buxton Leather Goods, barbecue sets with a New Zealand theme from Harvest Creations and more.

We are also participating in a collaborative giveaway on Facebook with Ladybird Lane and Cobalt Heights.  Win a funky pair of cufflinks from Ladybird Lane, a fantastic wallet from Cobalt Heights and $50 towards a genuine Ngai Tahu pounamu piece from Gift Hutt.  Please like our page on Facebook to get the latest news and updates and enter to win the giveaway there.

I had a fantastic time at the Wellington Paper Arts and Crafts show and met lots of lovely people.  A big thank you to David and Yo for organising this event and I will certainly be there next year!  The Heartfelt Creations products proved very popular and also the flower making make’n’takes.

Wainuiomata Pop Up Shop

I have had the opportunity to open up a pop up shop in the Wainuiomata Mall from 1st October to 24 December and I am looking for people who would like to sell their products in the shop for the Christmas shopping period.  If you are interested please contact me at

Workshops and Classes:

We have some more workshops this month including two paper crafting workshops which are getting very full, furniture painting using Voodoo Molly Vintage Paints, basic upholstery and another Bring Your Own Project to work on.

Furniture Painting
Thursday 1 September 9.30 to 3 pm
Cost $85

Upholstery Footstool Making Class
10.30 to 4 pm
Cost $100

Flower Making Class
Sunday 11 September 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Cost $20

Cardmaking Class
Sunday 25 September 1.30 to 4.30 pm
Cost $5 per card

Bring Your Own Project
Saturday 13 August 1.30 pm to 4 pm’
Cost $25.

If you can think of any craft you would like to learn or are able to teach at Gift Hutt please contact Beth  at or phone her on 0272652253.