Sep 18, 2016

Golden Wedding Anniversary Card
for a special couple from Kilcoole.

I used a copy of a photo of their wedding day
and chose a gold, cream and kraft card coloured scheme
with gold and cream ribbon
added some pretty gold pearls,
and a piece of guipure lace under the 
flowers and leaves from I am Roses

 Cards for 70th Birthday

This gentleman loves his garden, his dog, and old cowboy films.

Sep 12, 2016

 Summer Pastel 
5 cards all with summer in mind
15cm Sq card with a lovely vintage lady image
marianne die frame
Lace and ribbon
with flowers and leaves in each corner from I an Roses

Shabby Chic Style C5 card
with handmade paper and lace flower

Lavender and lilac lace perfume theme
with a lovely floral display


Quadruple layers
4  matting layers to this card.
with a lovely lace band
finishes with flowers and leaves from I Am Roses

Half gate fold landscape card.
made with 1 x A4 sheet cut 30cm by 15cm 
and scored at 21cm for front fold.
With lovely embossed layers
and finished with flowers and leaves from I Am Roses

Aug 25, 2016

Here are the 2 cards we made Tuesday evening at or fun night

Moorehead image decoupaged
with lace ribbon and a pom pom trim band
finished with white poinsettias from I Am Roses
with a pearl snowflake in the centers

Vintage Father Christmas decoupages
with hessian and lace trim across the bottom 
and a lace bow with snowflakes in the center

Card Art Kilcoole
New members welcome.
We meet the 1st Tuesday evening at 7.00 of each month
in my home in Kilcoole Co Wicklow.
Making 2 cards, and stopping for supper between cards.
Cost €15.00 includes 2 fully prepared kits, and supper.
You just need to bring your craft tools and adhesives.
 (will send you a list)
I have spare craft tools you can borrow, if you don't have everything on the list.
This will be a new group to the normal fun night.
max 8 ladies.
Please get in touch if you would like more details.

A few cards I made this week

Baby girl and boy cards
using images from crafts u print
I added some bows ans flowers from I Am Roses

Naming Ceremony 
With lace and ribbon band finished with bow
and light pink roes from I Am Roses

Decoupaged Birthday card

Wedding card 8 by 8 inch
with personal photo
finished with beautiful guipure lace with stitched pearls
and satin bow and flowers and leaves from I am roses

21st birthday card
using a shoe kit from Ribbon Box Uk
finished with guipure lace 

Aug 16, 2016

I made a few cards this week
using die-cut decoupage from Craft Creation Uk

This is a personalised Thank you card
using a selection of flower from I Am Roses

A Fashion Decoupage card 
For 40th Birthday

 A Decoupaged Truck
For a Grandad's Birthday

Aug 14, 2016

I made a corsage bracelet for a Debs
using a lovely gold net ribbon,
pearl string
and flowers and leaves from I Am Roses 

Aug 8, 2016

A Birthday card to share today
using flowers from I am roses
A bit out of season
but the lady loves the frozen film
I used a blue snowflake background paper from craft creations
and decoupaged the image.
added some white roses and leaves from I Am Roses
and some white baby's breath

Aug 3, 2016

I had to make a quick wedding card today
and as I am still out of action with a broken ankle
I had to work with what was on my kitchen table 

8 by 8 inch cream scalloped card
Triple layered, in gold and peach.
with a decoupage design from crafts u print.
lace border  either side, with pearls added to the sides.
finished with flowers and leaves from I AM ROSES

Large peach blossom S15-426
Small cream blossom S10-15
Leaves LO-151
You can find I Am Roses HERE
 You can find wonderful inspiration on their blog HERE
from the wonderful creative designers and guests.


Jul 18, 2016

Made a few cards this week
which have taking so long on account of my broken ankle.
sharing as designs for I AM ROSES

C5 Christening Card
using Lily of the valley image
Pretty Guipure lace
and a bouquet of flowers from I AM ROSES code: SP1-OO
you can find more information HERE
 You can find wonderful inspiration on their blog HERE
from the wonderful creative designers and guests.

Handmade hat card
I drew a hat template and cut the hat out in cream hammer card
and added some pretty guipure lace trim in pink
added a little pearl to the center of the lace band.
Roses Code :G2-518 (25) 
 and buds Code BP/T26-124 (100)
from I AM ROSES as above

A4 Wedding card in gold and white
with personal photo.
white guipure lace down the side with pearl and gem trim.
I made a little white rose bouquet with a marabou feather.
Curly white roses Code : G2 - 152 (25 Pcs)
 and white rose leaves Code : ZQL 0- 151 (100 Pcs)
 from I AM ROSES as above.

Birthday card
decoupage sign from crafts  print.

Any questions please leave a comment
many thanks Yvonne

Jul 5, 2016

I  am delighted to become a designer for
I am roses
I got a wonderful box full of beautiful flowers and leaves
and can't wait to play.
as you know I broke my ankle last Tuesday, so haven't been able to do much.
but got my knee roller today so hope to be more mobile.
I have a few cards to make tomorrow, 
so will share my designs over the next few days'
you can find more information HERE
 You can find wonderful inspiration on their blog HERE
from the wonderful creative designers and guests.

as a florist for more the 25 years, 
I can't wait to get creative with all the pretty flowers myself.

Small open rose pale pink Code : R8 - 2 (100 Pcs)
Large open rose pale pink Code : R3 - 2 (100 Pcs)
I cut the leaves on my cricut (Cindy loo cartridge)
Background papers from Paper Mill UK
and used a double layer  bow in pink and mint green


Jun 20, 2016

A4 Acetate Aperture Step Easel

 This card is A4 in size, with a Square aperture cut 
from the front and back
the step easel is stuck to the back wall of the card,
the greeting is stuck to the top of the inside of the card so that it swing.
the card is decorated with flowers, leaves and butterflies  
from I am roses.

Side view

back view

Jun 5, 2016

A few cards I made a few years ago.
I have been really busy lately,
and the card I made this week, were personalised
so couldn't share them.

Embossed lace card,
 with a pretty handmade lace flower.

Wedding card
with miniature bouquet

Twin twisted easel card

Vintage lady
with a lace cone posy
finished with a Dior bow.

Handmade dress card
the little dress bodice is cut from animal print fabric.
the skirt is made by stitching and gathering a piece of animal print ribbon.

Handmade dress card
the bodice had been embossed
the skirt id made from 2 layers of crepe paper
with a lace layer added to the bodice, 
and finished with tiny satin roses

May 29, 2016

5 cards all with a shabby chic feel

Vintage rose
This card and destressed torn edges, which have been inked with Tim Holtz Spun Sugar,
there are 7 matting layers to this card, 
with 2 layers of Cheese cloth between layers.
the card is finished with layered bows and pretty flowers.

Ornate Edge Easel Card
I used 3 an ornate square frame die from Joy craft
which I cut in half to give me 6 pieces
the easel card measures 11cm Sq
this card folds flat, and fits an 20cm Sq envelope

Lace edge hanging heart with matching box
Pretty layered heart with a ruffled lace edge

Matching gift box.

Double Gate Fold Card
Each gate fold has a lace panel.
with a pretty floral detail.

Side view

Back of double gate fold

Torn distressed vintage bird card.
using 2 layers of brown paper which has been roughly torn and crumpled
pretty mint green papers with inked and guilded edges
a pretty bird image. with layers of hessian, and cheese cloth
the flourish, is a garden twine bow, with reindeer moss, green stamen, and daisy.