Friday, 2 December 2011

December is here already!

I've been busy with cards over the last few days but have no samples for you tonight.  I was in Kilmacow last night doing a demonstration of both cards and jewellery for the I.C.A. Guild down there but I raffled off eveything I made and forgot to take pictures of them.  I need to spend my weekend now getting ready for a craft class I'm doing on Monday night next with a group of teenagers from my local community so that'll keep me out of trouble for a while. Will be back soon hopefully!

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Birthdays Galore!

November is a busy month for me for Birthdays.  It was my Dad's birthday last week and its my Mother and Brother's birthdays this week.  Happy Birthday to All.  Here's a sneak at the cards I made for them...

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Kilkenny Craft Club - 23/Nov/2011

Hi All, heres a pic of the card I done with the girls in Kilkenny last Wednesday night.  The topper and backing papers are taken from the Lilac Garden Christmas CD and the die cuts used are the new Spellbinders Fleur De Lis squares and accents. It is finished off with a peel-off greeting.

Lilac Garden Christmas Card - Shirley Power

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Yvonne Tune Workshop in Kilkenny

On behalf of the Kilkenny Craft Club (and I'm sure all others who were there on the day) a huge Thank You to Yvonne for yet another wonderful day at the Bridge Centre in Kilkenny last Saturday.  Yvonne gave us all much food for thought and also some great ideas for our Christmas Cards.

The card challenge for this class was a Child's Christmas Card and I decided
to do it for an older child rather than a younger one so here's my effort...
and to top it all off I won the challenge raffle - yipee!!   Its a picture of two
Victorian Chidren and is embedded into a cut-out frame from a Kameo CD. 
Hope you like it.


Saturday, 12 November 2011

Some Crafting News

There is a new craft club starting up called 'Craft Club Waterford'
The club will be meeting on the third Tuesday of every month, from 7.30p.m. to 9.30p.m. and all levels of crafters are welcome.
Come along and craft for two hours, drink tea and chat & share tips & ideas about all crafts.  The cost is €4 per night.
Whitechurch National School, 
 Outside Dungarvan, 
Co. Waterford.
For queries contact:
 Midi Walshe on (085)2801937. 

Unfortunately, I couldn't make it to Kilkenny in time for last Wednesday's class but I did make it just in time to get my kit from Rita Shore who gave the class.  Here's a picture - its a beautiful card using a marianne silhouette die cut.  Hope you like it!

Victorian Lady Silhouette

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Here's a card I made for my nephew Leon who is only two today but is absoutely motorbike mad...

Happy 2nd Birthday Leon!!!
Here are some cards that I've been working on over the last few weeks.  There is a Wedding Card, 21st Birthday Card and a 90th Birthday Card with matching Box.

Wedding Card

21st Birthday Card
90th Birthday Card

This is the box for the above 90th Birthday Card 
Hi all, I've been missing for a while but I have been busy crafting too!

Our Kilkenny Craft Club have been to the Hobbycrafts in Belfast and a great day was enjoyed by all who went.  Below are three cards from our Wednesday nights in October at the Craft Club (which takes place at 7.30p.m in the Clubhouse in Kilkenny). The first one which was an anniversary card was taught to us by Kay Brennan and the second one called the bird house was taught by Ann Kirwan and the third one is a Pammy Hamster Christmas card taught by myself.

Hope you like them!
Kays Card - Wedding Anniversary
Ann Kirwan - Birdhouse

Shirley Power - Pammy Hamster Christmas Card

Thursday, 29 September 2011

We had a lovely card making class in the Kilkenny Craft Club last night.  Rita Shore thought the advanced class and I thought the beginners class.  Below are the cards we made.

Rita's card was a square easel card
embellished using a beautiful portrait topper

My card was the beautiful 'Gorjuss girl'
made using the Gorjuss - 'my secret place' 3D decoupage
Marion Kibride is still accepting bookings for our Trip to the King's Hall in Belfast for the Hobbycraft Fair on Thursday October 13th.  All queries and bookings can be made through Marion on 087-6544737.

Monday, 26 September 2011

Kilkenny Craft Club

Kilkenny Craft Club meet every Wednesday night  at 7.30p.m. in the Clubhouse Hotel in Kilkenny.  At the moment we have two different classes running every Wednesday, one for beginners and one for advanced crafters, but once the new beginners settle in after a few weeks we will all merge into one large class.  Marion Kilbride looks after all the organising of events at the club and our next event is a trip to the Craft Fair in Belfast on Thursday October 13th. 

Below are the cards I done with the advanced class last Wednesday night and we also made boxes to match.

Yvonne Tune Workshop in Newtown Mountkennedy on Sunday September 25th

A huge thank you to Yvonne for the most wonderful and enjoyable class yesterday.  The day was thoroughly enjoyed by all the Kilkenny ladies and we are looking forward to the next one already. 
Thanks Yvonne!  

Below is my card that I entered for the 50th Wedding Anniversary Challenge.