Apr 29, 2016

Up Coming Dates for 
Summer Card Making Workshops
In Kilcoole.
We will make
Vintage Shabby Chic Cards, in pretty pastel shades, with beautiful lace, ribbons and handmade flowers, 
All 4 classes will be different.

Time 10.30 to 5.30

Saturday 14th of May (this class is full)

Saturday 28th of May (3 places remaining)

Saturday 11th of June (6 places remaining)

Saturday 25th of June (6 places remaining)

We will make 5 beautiful cards at each class
Everything needed supplied to make the kits, but you will need to bring your own glues, double sided tapes, foam tape, and hi-tac tape.

Tea/Coffee and homemade scones on arrival
Home cooked lunch at 1.00 till 2.15
Dessert at 4.00 with tea/coffee
please email me for more details HERE

Apr 18, 2016

Sewing Stepper theme Card for a craft friend

Side view of stepper card

Sewing jar filled with all the things you need for sewing.
with a pin cushion on the lid.

Haberdashery Caddy

Paper spools with different lace and ribbons

back of caddy poem

Ruffled Ribbon and lace card
with beautiful floral detail and a little handmade cherub

Handmade Lace wreath card
in peach and cream, with ribbon detail and roses.

Stop and smell the roses.
8 inch Sq card
with torn paper detail, and beautiful ribbon and rose detail.

Teddy bears picnic card
This card was all about creating a friendship circle
there's a teabag in the envelope. and a lovely little jointed teddy bear
 to act as the rest for the easel.
with little silver teaspoons on the handle and roses on the spout.
with a tiny decoupaged tea set on the floor
this is the verse inside the card.

I took inspiration for this card from
Miranda's Freubelsite on facebook
she is such a talented lady.

For whatever the reason
Whatever the season
Whatever the day may be
This teddy bear
I'm sending to you
with a little pack of tea
Because I'm thinking of you
and I hope it makes you smile
so boil the kettle and make a brew
and sip your tea and think of me
and reminisce a while.

side view

box for card.

Teddy bears travel note book

inside the note book

Please sign this little book
And send it on its way
To show the recipient
Where I was,
and who had me
for a while.
Add your address,
and you never know
A new friendship circle
You’ll help to grow.

Thank you to everyone who came to 
my workshop in Bray this weekend.
It was lovely to meet all the new ladies, and catch up with all my old crafty friends
thanks for your wonderful company, fun and craic.
I am taking a little break for a month, as I really haven't been feeling well, and need to take some me time.

I want to say a huge big thank you
to my wonderful friend Roberta
I simply couldn't do my workshops without her.
she is an absolute star
and I love her to bits.

thanks to everyone who helped me over the weekend
Penal, Liz  and Mary
with the raffle.

I have brought home loads of prizes, so will add a list of names to facebook, when I get a chance.
We raised a fabulous sum of €395.00 for my Chosen Charity
The Five Loaves in Bray.
 I will drop it into them on Thursday.

many thanks again
Yvonne xx

Apr 9, 2016

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Apr 8, 2016

Only 1 week to go to our Crafty Get together 
At the Wilton Hotel in Bray
for our Creative Card Making Weekend

I still have a few places available for classes
on the Saturday Morning
Saturday Afternoon
Sunday Morning

you can find full details here

if you want any information please email me HERE

Everyone is welcome
and this weekend of card making workshops will suit all levels of card makers as we work in 2 stages
the more advanced crafters can sit together to craft and chat.
and anyone who wants extra help
can sit with me and work in a step by step method.

please get in touch if you would like a place.
many thanks Yvonne 

Just back from a lovely craft break at the 
Westport Costal Hotel in County Mayo
with my lovely friend Mabel.
I met some lovely ladies, so want to give a shout out to them
and welcome them to my blog
Mary, Ciara, Breda, Nora, Angela, who came over from the UK.
Marie and her sister Rita.
the lovely ladies from Limerick, who we shared the train journey home with.
 and the Ladies who I  recognised from Greystones. from the Kilcoole craft club, Sorry I  can't remember all your names,
it was lovely to meet everyone.
and hope to see you all at the next craft break in November.
Yvonne xx

Here are a few cards I made on my craft break.

Crafts u print 

Hunkydory little book of men

Hunkydory little book of men

Shoe Template kits from Ribbon box
middle card double embossed layer, with paper roses and butterflies

Graphics 45 Mon Amour Collection

Hunkydory  Patchwork forest collection

Hunkydory  Patchwork forest collection

Reddy cards 
card making book kit

Reddy cards 
card making book kit

Tea time decoupage sheet.

Wedding and Anniversary 
Crafts u print
and Debbie Moore Cd rom