Jan 14, 2019

5 Day Card Making Craft Break

at the beautiful 

Sunday 31st of March to Friday 5th of April 2019
5 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for €275 pps
Single supplement is €15 per night. 
The hotel can accommodate 3 in a room. 
but the price is still €275.00 pps

Everyone is very welcome
If you love Card Making
You will love this craft break,
Where you will learn lots of different techniques
Meet new friends and pick up loads of inspiration and top tips
where to buy from, the best products, and everyone's favourite craft essentials.

Classes Mon/Tue/Wed.
at the Order of Malta Hall
St Johns Place Westport
Time 11.00 to 4.00
25.00 each day 

Full Details HERE

If you have any questions please email me, HERE
many thanks Yvonne Tune

Dec 22, 2018

Christmas at my house
I went for white and silver with touch of blue for my hall way.

The panel was suppose to be a hall runner, but was so small 
I turned it in to a door hanging and added the floral display

Stair Garland


my lovely white tree which was a present from Roberta
 a few years ago,
each year I add a few more Newbridge Decorations


This is a fabric panel 
wrapped around a piece of padded ply wood,
Snowman fabric panel




Few of my snow men



Out side

 Fresh floral wreath


A new addition to the family
from Anna B


Sitting room





Kitchen


A few Handmade cards I received 

Mabel


Linda Cameron
Anne Rogers

Patricia O Leary

Joyce Boyle

Roberta

Aiveen

Anne Lennon

Thanks you ladies I love them. 

I had a Swap with Kay Roche,
we had to make 6 handmade decorations in a matching box
She sent me 6 beautiful tags and a pretty cards




This is my swap to Kay





I made her 6 Tartan Cone Posies
Which I scented with Christmas oil.









Nov 18, 2018

Hello Everyone checking in
Few more Christmas Cards to share
21cm Sq card
Christmas Magic
A beautiful gold glitter embossed red hessian
With central panel in green and gold.
17cm Handmade Wreath  made with artificial ivy, 
muslin, rein deer moss,
Tiny pine cones, red paper poinsettias, and tiny berries
finished with a gold bow, and a handmade soft clay angel.

15cm Aperture box card
with pretty snow scene 
miniature Christmas trees,  wooden rein deer embellishments.
And muslin, snowballs, pearl snowflakes, surrounding the aperture, 
finished with silver glitter peel-offs and white paper poinsettias.


21 cm Sq A Christmas Prayer
Hessian background, with a navy and gold backing layer
The image is double mounted to give height, with pieces of muslin, behind image.
finished with large paper poinsettias, and die cut leaves.
and a Joy to the World chipboard embellishment.

21cm Sq Festive Fun
Pretty vintage background on a red, and holographic background
The skate boots were made using a Tim Holtz large wooden die.
They were cut in silcer and red, cutting off the blades on the red layer,
 and embossing them with a snowflake embossing folder
A pretty vintage image of children skating
and finished with holly, Ivy and small red poinsettias.





Nov 7, 2018

A few cards I made this week
Images from Crafts U Print
New Baby card for Twin Boy and Girl


Anniversary Decoupage 

Anniversary


This lovely card was a swap
from Angela Murphy
from Card Swap Ireland 
With a beautiful Die cuts
and handmade flowers
We have a  Christmas Blue White and silver theme this month

Oct 21, 2018

Carlow Christmas Workshop Cards

Winter Wonderland
In White blue and silver
Finished with Paper and Plastic snowflake behind image
Die-cut Christmas Trees
Gathered Lace and Muslin. 
Tiny gold bells Paper Poinsettias and snowballs.


Let it snow
Silver Blue and white card
With a plastic snowflake behind image
Holly Leaves White poinsettias, and silver berries
With a Silver Glittered Wooden Let it snow  Embellishment.

This one is my favourite I Just love the colours
The pretty topper is by Janet K Designs  on Pinterest
We ct the tag out, then matted and layered it onto burgundy, cream and gold 
allowing a 3mm shadow border each layer
It was finished with ribbon, lace and bow.
Artificial pine, ivy, burgundy poinsettias from I am Roses
with gold berries
The silver pine cone charms and tassels  are from Aliexpress 

The Legend of the Holly
Single gate fold card
Finished wit holly and berries



Oct 17, 2018

Some Fashion cards
I made recently
Vintage lady with poppy panels

Cream and Gold  Vintage lady with lace and Feathers
her collar was finished with pearl detail and tiny fancy button

Peach and Navy
Love this colour scheme.

Pink and Black
Very on trend for this years fashion colour scheme


Oct 6, 2018

Card Art
Fun night cards
We met back at the club night after a summer break 
At our new Venue
Kilcoole Community Centre

Pretty Cream C5 Scalloped Card
in a shabby Chic Style
with Pretty Lace and ribbon detail
and tiny paper roses


Lilac and mint colour scheme
on the pretty 8 inch Sq card
using multi layers and toppers