Sep 11, 2020

Handmade Cards Ireland

 September Challenge Week 1

This week we had to make 
A New Baby Boy
With some Ribbon Art

I made a Single Gate Fold Card
and made a Plaited Ribbon band




I have left the inside blank 
ready to personalise

Sep 4, 2020

Handmade Cards Ireland

 August week 4 challenge 

This week was a Christmas card for a child

I use 3 different backgrounds layered onto green and red card
Decoupage the Teddy 
added a sq doily and a circle doily behind the teddy
and finished with tiny bells, ribbons and wooden snowflake.



Aug 28, 2020

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August makes
A few card from our August Challenges on Facebook
Week 1
Vintage Floral theme with butterfly
Decoupages had to be added

Week 2
The theme was shoes and a famous shoe quote
I chose a Marilyn Monroe
and added lots of bling to the dress/ shoes and card itself.

Week 3
The ladies had to make up the fan, and add bling in any kind
the first card I reduced the size of the fan so I could add the image.

This one the Fan is the size on the sheet.
It was a free download from
Wings of Whimsy (2013)

Week 3
Close up of the decoupaged fan

Each week on Card Art Kilcoole Facebook I have a challenge

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Cards below made during August


Thank you Angle theme card

Confirmation card

Birthday card for my Mam

Birthday card for friend

Retirement card for a friend

Birthday card

Birthday card

Jul 2, 2020

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Some of my July makes

 Wedding card with a detailed wedding dress 
and beautiful lace finishes

New Baby Card
In lemon and mint greet

Vintage car theme

Anniversary Card 

Birthday panel card
Decoupaged 

Jun 13, 2020

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Hi Everyone
This Weeks Challenge 
over on my Facebook page
Card Art Kilcoole HERE
Was a Fashion theme for young girls.
You had to find 2 suitable backgrounds to go with
one of the lady images and at least one of the toppers
And you could use add anything from your stash you wanted









Jun 4, 2020

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This Weeks Challenge 
over on my Facebook Page
Card Art Kilcoole HERE




May 16, 2020

Handmade Cards Ireland

Another Challenge on my Facebook Group page
This Week its Audrey Hepburn
My Fair Lady




 This is my pink Version, 
I use a piece of Guipure lace, 
and overlayed it with Chiffon ribbon roses. 
The images is Decoupaged, 
With Pearls at the top of the card, and across the pink lace paper,
 I finished it with a flourish 
of lace leaves, paper leaves,
 Hand made paper flower and a Foamiran flower.


 I decoupaged the toppers, then decided to add lace, 
Bows and handmade roses to the hat, she has a pearl necklace. 
I add a lace border to the topper, and a Lace band under the lace paper. and a Flourish of Lace leaves, Grey beads, Bows and a handmade foamiran flower.

Close up of the Flourish

May 9, 2020

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This weeks Challenge over on 
Card Art Kilcoole facebook page.

8 inch Square  Z Fold card

Z fold card closed

Side view of Z Fold

8 inch card, with a matted and layered topper, 
and a Decoupaged mannequin 
finished with a lace and ribbon band, with a bow.

8 inch card  with a matted and layered Topper 
and a 3D College in the bottom left
finished with lace, Ribbon and a bow.

C5 Landscape card with a matted and layered Topper 
a Polka dot band and some fuzzy cut flowers
finished with lace and a bow

15cm Sq card.
Chanel Quote, with a 3D college of fashion clipart.




May 1, 2020

Handmade cards Ireland Steampunk

This isn't my usual style of cards, 
but I enjoyed the challenge
Steampunk
I kept this one softer using a white card blank, 
and went for a blue and caramel theme, 
I added some black lace, 
charms and a peacock feather to the elements


This one is a little darker,
 With black, caramel on a cream card, 
 with black lace , cameo, and key, I decoupage the ladies top, and basque, and added lace to the dress.

Apr 26, 2020

Handmade Cards Ireland

A few cards I made recently.

Vintage lady
Dressed with lace leaves to cover the fabric of her dress
Lovely paper flowers and bows adorn her hat.
Pearls added to her necklace
and a Little pocket tag to match.

Anniversary Card
Crafts u print design

Decoupaged Teddy bear card


Cute little girl and puppy card
Crafts u print design

This one was a challenge on my facebook page.
lovely mint green and lilac papers
little pleated fans
and a pretty floral flourish


Pretty Rose Crescent.  Decoupaged with butterflies