Monday, March 2, 2020

Afternoon Tea at Fernleigh in Aid of WHFiveloaves Bray

So Disappointed to have to cancel this event

Saturday 6th of June 2020
Time 1.00 to 5.00

This Event is Postponed, until September
Once we get the go ahead, I will add a new date,
thanks Everyone for your support.

Prosecco or Fruit punch  on Arrival
Tickets on sale for raffle
A few games of Craft Bingo
A Truly Scrumptious Afternoon Tea 2.00 to 4.00
served in beautiful Vintage China
Raffle will take place about 4.15

This is our 4th event to raise money for the Wh Five Loaves
Which is an amazing charity in Bray
our craft group have been supporting them since May 2014
and are delighted to have raised 5892.20 for them so far.
I have a beautiful elegant day planned for everyone.
and all we need now is beautiful weather.
Tickets available from Yvonne Tune please email HERE to book in.
or you can get in touch Via Face book HERE


Raffle
If you have any unwanted gifts you can donate for the raffle 
I would be so grateful.
you can pop them into me here in Fernleigh, Corrig Dr, Kilcoole.
or bring them along to any of my Workshops.
If you can't make it but would like to make a donation.
please get in touch
every euro raised is for the homeless in our area.

If any Local Buisness can sponsor a prize,
it would be really appreciated. 
and we will give you a mention on my blog and facebook.

Spot Prizes
Theme Butterflies
For The Best Dressed Lady
and 
Most Creative Hat
So get your thinking caps on ladies
find a bargain and decorated it yourself.


Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Westport Craft Break 2020

5 Day Card Making Craft Break
at the beautiful 
Westport Coast Hotel 
Sunday 28th to Friday 2nd of 2021
(please note change of date due to Covid 19)
5 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for €285 pps
Single supplement is €15 per night. 
The hotel can accommodate 3 in a room. 
but the price is still €279.00 pps

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Everyone is very welcome
If you love Card Making like us
You will love this craft break,
Fantastic way to spend a few days away
 with ladies who love the same hobby as you.
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.
Its a lovely break for ladies, (no men)
we get together each evening after dinner for a bit of crafty fun.

Classes will be held in the
Atlantic Suite at the Westport Coast Hotel
It's a fabulous big room with fantastic seaviews
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Classes Only
We are now taking names for classes only.
If you live near enough to Westport to join us 
for 1 or 2 classes you are more than welcome.
please phone me on 012010117
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Classes
Monday with Yvonne Tune
11.00 to 5.00
 we will make 
3 Cards for different occasions
Photos to be added soon


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 Tuesday with Patricia O Leary
11.00 to 5.00
 making 3 projects

Card 1.
Grungy Design using Tim Holtz Die
and Alcohol inks

Card 2.
Easel card with handmade paper flowers

Card 3. 
Wedding Card


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Wednesday 
Yvonne Tune
11.00 to 5.00
Making 3 Christmas Cards

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Hotel details
The Westport Coast Hotel
is beautiful
I have stayed there 6 times, 
and loved it so much have planned 
this 3rd Craft break there again for 2020
The bedrooms are very comfortable and specious, 
beautiful bathrooms, fabulous Spa facilities, 
Complementary pick up and return from 
Train Station 
Mini bus on arrangement into Westport town.
Tea and scones on arrival.
Unlimited Teas/coffees throughout the week.
discount on spa treatments
and the food is 5 star.
They do a fabulous Afternoon Tea. (extra)
http://www.westportcoasthotel.ie/ 
for photos
 

What you need to bring to classes

Craft Mat
3 pairs of scissors, 
(1 for paper, 1 for ribbons, and 1 for sticky tapes.)

Paper trimmer/ Guillotine big and small if you have them.

Ruler, Pencil, rubber, note pad

Tweezers, Pokey tool, bone folder

Good quality all purpose glue (colall or bostic)

Foam pads, foam tape,

Double- sided tape



Hi-tac Tape (the one with the red backing) this is for sticking  ribbon and lace.



Please bring your own glue gun if you have one,

and an extension lead.



Small continer for rubbish 

Any card making projects your working on that you want help with in the evenings
and anyother crafts you like doing knitting, crochet. ect. 

Evening entertainment
Each evening we can head back to the craft room after dinner
 for an hour or two.

I will do a master class in bow techniques
You need to bring,
A selection of ribbons satin and organza in different widths,  A needle and thread, some pretty buttons, flowers and leaves,
 to finish the centres.
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We will make an exploding box from my own template
You need to bring
4 sheets of A4 card, colour your choice
2 x 12 by 12 sheets of contrasting paper.
4 sheets of toning A4 card.
Something for the middle, (Teddy, /Flowers/ Wood chip embellishments)
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We will also try to make an Easel Hat Box Card
You need to bring
3 contrasting sheets of 12 by 12 Paper for hat
An X Cut Set of Circle Templates of follow the video and Die cut the Circles Needed, and bring with you.
Some 12 by 12 Card stock in toning shades to to match
Pretty ribbon, lace, flowers and leaves and maybe a bit of bling or pearls.

MEASUREMENTS
GIFT BOX MEASUREMENTS IN IMPERIAL & METRIC
BOX BASE MEASURES 12 X 12" OR 30.4 CM X 30.4 CM
SCORE AL 4 SIDES @ 1 1/2" & 3" OR 3.8 CM & 7.6 CM

BOX LID MEASURES 8 1/8" X 8 1/8" OR 20.6 CM X 20.6 CM
SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 1" OR 5 CM

DESIGNER PAPER FOR THE TOP OF THE BOX 5 3/4" SQUARE OR 14.6 CM SQUARE

DESIGNER PAPER FOR THE INSIDE OF THE BOX 5 7/8" SQUARE OR 14.9 CM

THE CIRCLES I USED FOR MY CARD BASE WERE 5 1/4" OR 13.3 CM

Here is the link for the original creator of this Hat/Bonnet style card http://zielonaliszka.blogspot.com/2014/10/cos-innego.html
Have a look at the tutorial on youtube.
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And one of the evenings
We will have a craft quiz
And a few rounds of crafty bingo
All money raised on the night will go to the
 Five Loaves in Bray.
If anyone has any crafty prizes to donate I would be very greatful.



Photos from April 2019







Many thank to Jenny Murray
for finding this venue for us.
Order of Malta Hall Westport


Group Photo of last night
Dinner with the ladies.


Wednesday, January 9, 2019


8 by 8 inch  Rose Gatefold Cards

8 by 8 inch The flower shop

Craft Break

at the beautiful 
Westport Coast Hotel 
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 will be held in a local Hall
Order of Malta Hall
St John's Place
Westport

Directions From Westport Coast Hotel
By car drive into town straight over the bridge with the traffic lights first turn left just before the church , first left again building is a stand alone on the right hand side . There may be parking around the library just further in but I would recommend car pooling. 

Anyone walking go through the grounds of Westport house, in front of hotel Westport, you will pass Lidl on your left Car Row Beg college on your left just as you you come to its entrance the order of Malta hall is on the right. 

Sunday meet up
At the Clew bay Meeting Room
on the 1st floor, as you get out of the lift 
turn right, last room on left.
We have the room free each evening if its available
from 8 to 10.00
so if you fancy a bit of crafting after dinner
please bring something to work on.


Hotel details
The Westport Coast Hotel
is beautiful
I have stayed there 4 times, 
and loved it so much have planned 
this 2nd Craft  break there again for 2019
The bedrooms are very comfortable and specious, 
beautiful bathrooms, fabulous Spa facilities, 
Complementary pick up and return from 
Train Station 
Mini bus on arrangement into Westport town.
Tea and scones on arrival.
Unlimited Teas/coffees throughout the week.
discount on spa treatments
and the food is 5 star.
They do a fabulous Afternoon Tea. (extra)
http://www.westportcoasthotel.ie/ 
for photos
 

Class Details
We will only do 3 classes during the week,
and I will see if the hotel can arrange a day trip out for us, ( will let you know.) when I have any details. ( suggestions welcome.)
(Please be at the hall at 11.00 for set up)

Monday Class starts at 11.30 to 4.00
You will make 3 projects with Yvonne Tune



The Flower Shop, 8 by 8 inch card



Up, up and away. 8 by 8 inch card, this card has 3 different finishes
on the day you can decide which is your favourite.




Blue birds and blossoms, 8 by 8 inch card



Tuesday Guest Tutor
Patricia O Leary
11.30 to 4.00
Making 2 Projects 









Alice in wonderland theme card
with fabulous embellishments.


 
Gift box style card, 
with a surprise element inside
with pretty handmade flower



Wednesday Class 
With Yvonne Tune
Time 11.00 to 4.00





Decoupage Rose Single Gate Fold 8 by 8 inch

C5 Summer Bouquet



C5 Flip Fold card 
with my own spin
Gardening them







 5 Day Card Making 


We will use the most beautiful Card, Backgrounds, 
Toppers, Lace, Ribbons, embellishments, 
learning different techniques at each class. 
 Classes start at 11.30 
but we need to be at hall at 11.00 to get sorted.

List of items needed for the weekend
updated 1st of March 2019
1. Paper Trimmer/ Guillotine
2. Craft mat
3. 3 x  pairs of scissors (1 for paper. 1 for sticky tape, and 1 good one for ribbons)
4. Hot glue gun and extension lead.
5. Craft Knife/pokey tool/ tweezers.
6. Good quality all purpose glue, (collall or bostic)
7. Hi-Tac glue, or book binding glue ( collall or anita)
8. Ruler/ rubber/pencil/ note pad.
9. Peel-off boarders and corners.
10. Selection of foam pads and foam tape
11. something to put rubbish in, (old sweet tin)
12. Small container for embellishments.
13. Hi-tac double side tape
14. If you like a mug of tea/coffee can you bring your own mug, as the hotel only supply cups.
15. A Cushion (you'll thank me)

Please check back nearer the date to see if I have updated the list
thanks Everyone



Updates 5th March 


Westport Hotel update the hotel have been on
Ladies can you please choose a time for dinner each evening and phone hotel to book (098) 29000 your table
Myself, Patricia are having dinner at 7.00 if anyone wants to join us, let me know and I can make booking,
Also Our last night Please let me know if you want to have a large group meal, a few ladies from Westport may join us. 

Time Dinner at 7.30



You can email me at
yvonnecardart63@live.co.uk  
 if you have any questions

Many thanks Yvonne 

Monday, July 2, 2018

Afternoon Tea Update
Just letting everyone know how much we raised for 
the Fiveloaves Homeless Charity in Bray.
Afternoon Tea, Donations and Raffle €1130.00
plus €76.00 was made from Hat Auction.
so total was €1206.00


Thank you to the following ladies 
who popped in to me or sent me via paypal 
a donation or  bought tickets
Eileen Reale
Brigid Ward
Vonnie Roche
Ann Burke
Ann Gallagher
Ann Lennon
Aiveen Judge
Susan Armstrong
Miriam Coyle
Margaret O Loughlin
Liz Keily
Kay Kealy
Celine O Carroll

I hope I haven't forgotten anyone.
A huge big thank you
To everyone who came on the day
and a Special Great Big  Thank you
to Roberta Ruth and Edel Shannon
who helped me on the day
and getting everything ready.

We had a wonderful day, the weather was perfect, and our special guest Liam Ruth, started the afternoon with a fabulous sing song, with lots of ladies joining for a song or two.

Thank you
To the 2 volunteer helpers 
Mhuireann and Katie 
who did lots of running up and down steps.
and washing up.

Will share some photos later today.

God Bless to you all
Yvonne and Roberta.


xxxx