Apr 30, 2014

Hi Ladies my next 
Creative Card Making Workshop
is Saturday the 24th of May
here in Kilcoole
We are making 5 projects
Home cooked lunch included,
hopefully the weather will be kind to us 
and we can eat out doors.
full details on HERE
(1 places remaining)

My Next Morning Class
Is Tuesday the 20th of May
We are making a Beautiful Handmade
Paper Dress Card
with a matching Box
(2 places Remaining)

If you would like to attend either class, please get in touch HERE

Apr 29, 2014

This Mornings Cards
thanks Ladies for a lovely relaxed morning
of Card Making

8inch Sq Wedding Card

6 inch Sq  Friendship card

Step Easel card
Down in the Bluebell wood 

This is the Beautiful card I got from Kay Roche 
for Camilla's Card Swap

Thanks Clare for a great fun night of Card Making
last night, will add my cards later.

some of you were asking about fancy Script fonts
 here is the links to the ones I use, there are loads of different ones.
HERE  fancy Script
HERE French Script 
HERE Celtic Irish 
HERE Calligraphy
You will have to download the ones you like. 
and then click yes to install.  

Apr 26, 2014

Hi Every
Leah Mo is hoping to start a Card making craft club in Limerick,
you can fine her on Facebook HERE
Where you can meet up say once a month to make a kit or two, 
and share ideas and inspiration,
everyone would be welcome.
Good Luck Leah
if you need any help you know where I am.

Apr 21, 2014

New Tutorials added today

Saving ink when printing your own backgrounds

How to change Font Colours to Gold or Silver


Apr 13, 2014

                                       Hello Everyone
Hope your all enjoying the beautiful day, only home from the Creative Card Making Weekend,
thank you so much Everyone for coming,
The craic was only brilliant, my throat is sore from all the talking and Singing and I am exausted, But what a weekend.

Planning the next one already, for the end of September, but will do a 1 day workshop at the Wilton hopefully middle of June, with Afternoon Tea. 
More details to follow, would really love your feedback, about the weekend, how it went,? Food,? Accommodation ,? The Room, ?Classes and value for money,?
Any suggestions would be greatful, as to what you would like to make, at the June Workshop 
and would you be interested in coming again.

We raised a brilliant €290.45 for my chosen Charity, 
The Five Loaves in Bray, 

Thank you everyone for my beautiful Bouquet and Chocolates.
and the biggest thanks to the brilliant Roberta, for all her help and support, for organising the entertainment, to lovely Liam, Cillian and the amazing Caoimhe for singing,
my God what a very talented Lady, she has the voice of an Angel. and moved me to tears.
I wish her amazing success in the future, 

many thanks again everyone, 
for making the weekend so special
lots of love Yvonne xx

Saturday morning class cards

Thinking of you

With deepest sympathy

Thank You
Embossed card with die-cut panel, roses leaves and pearl pins

Saturday Afternoon Class Card

Aperture box card

14cm Square card 

Raised pocket for giftcard/money

Sunday Morning Class Cards

Layer card, with ribbon and lace, finished with pearl leaf pins, 
paper leaves and roses, and pink and white pearls.

Pink organza pleated ribbon, with cream stitching lace,
finished with leaves roses and ribbon.

Apr 9, 2014

A few of the cards I made this week

A4 landscape card for an Andre Ruie fan

A4 portrait card for a racing fan

20cm Sq card for a red wine lover and horse lover

Thank you to all the lovely ladies from Clough, Gorey
who came to a card making evening last week
I am only getting round to posting photos as I was so busy getting ready for our first Creative Card Making Weekend in the Wilton Hotel Bray Co Wicklow
Full details HERE 

Here are the 3 cards we made
Beautiful crepe paper and embroidered anglaise
with a polka dot waist band.
and little matching clutch bag.

C5 side open landscape card
for Communion in all white

insert for communion card

Elegant lady card with a miniature foam rose bouquet

insert for lady card.

thank you ladies for a lovely evening and
for all the lovely phone calls emails and feedback
Yvonne xx

Apr 1, 2014

Not to long to go now
For our Weekend of Card Making Heaven
At the Wilton Hotel in Bray.
Friday 11th to Sun 13th

I have nearly finished the kits, but ran out of white card, so Roberts came to the rescue and helped my embossed the last kits, still waiting on flowers lace and more ribbon to arrive,
so I can finish packing everything away.
I am back in the kitchen crafting, as I needed a bigger table to bag everything up, so i'm in the doghouse.

There are still some Class places left 
if you fancy a morning or afternoon bit of card making,
please get in touch HERE

Class 1 . Saturday 11.00 to 1.00 ( 8 places remaining)
We are making 3 cards, using Embossing folders, Die-cuts, and sentiments, finished with beautiful detail for, 
Thank you
Best Wishes
and Sympathy

Class 2 . Saturday 3.00 to 5.00   ( 12 places remaining)
Beautiful Keepsake Christening or Communion Card, in an acetate aperture box. you will have a choice of inserts and images for this card, which will be all white so suitable for a boy or girl.

Class 3. Sunday morning.  ( 14 places remaining)
Floral Elegance
In this class we are making 2 cards using Flowers, Ribbon, Lace, with floral inserts so suitable for any occasion.

As always all cards will be new designs and will come with full instructions, so you can repeat the cards at home. 

Craft Spaces
If you would just like to come and craft for a few hours, your more than welcome, bring your own unfinished kits of craft stash . we have 2 rooms booked at the hotel and 1 is for classroom and the other as a craftroom.

if you need any more details you can find them on the 
Weekend Away page http://cardartweekendaway.blogspot.ie/ 
many thanks