Happy New Year

A Happy New Year to all our customers !

we are open New Years Eve until 5pm , closed New Years Day and reopen at 11am On January 1st

Get Ready for Christmas

Only 54 days to go, so now is the time to get started on your hand made decorations

Click here to view full instructions to make this ribbon polystyrene tree ornament

and the winners are .....

1st - Sharon Callis
2nd - Patrice Casey
Joint 3rd - Margaret Coyle & Sylwia Pawlis

A big thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners!

All cards are available for collection until closing on November 1st. All remaining cards will be sold instore to raise money for Breast Cancer Ireland

to see the winning cards click here

World Card Making Day 2011

click here to view all the cards made as part of World Card Making day, October 1st 2011. The demonstration was presented by the fabulous Mandy from Do Crafts.
We also launched our card making competition ....watch this space to see the winning entrants !

Card Making with Aileen Howell

What a great day we had with Aileen from Do crafts who showed off her fab cards at the card making demo on September 19th. It was Aileens first event with us and we cant wait to see her again.

You can view photos from the day by clicking here

Demo Listing is now out!

Click here to see the full line up for September

Octobers will be announced shortly including whats on for World CardMaking day on October 1st

Christmas Card Making with Cliona Larkin

What a great day we all had with Cliona from Docrafts last Saturday ! Loads of inspiration and new ideas for this Christmas .
Have a peek at the photos here and remember all stock used is now available instore .

to see how to make the hug in a box click here

to see how to make the card gift set clcik here

Things to do with a Circle Punch

Petal Pairs

Create 13 different flowers with each set of Petal Pairs ! as seen at "things to do with punches" craft demonstration

Quitled Polystyrene

Gather your materials together. You need : styrofoam egg, push tool, sequin pins, olfa knife, ribbon and two fabrics

Divide the egg into quarters and cut into each line with an olfa knife, creating grooves along each section.

Place the fabric over one quarter and push the fabric into each groove using the side of the push tool

neaten off all the edges

Repeat on all four sides
Using 3mm ribbon , pin a piece at the top of the egg and place over the grooves hiding any raw edges. Pin to secure
To finish , create a loop at the top

Card Making with Cliona

Thanks to Cliona for a great demo on the 5th! A selection of her cards are now up on Flickr for you to be inspired by. A|ll the cards are made using products from the new ranges from DOCRAFTS.

you can view the photos here

This weeks events

We've a busy few days coming up in the store ! The Like Minds Craft Group meets tonight at 630pm in the cafe and Mandy from DoCrafts will be showing how to make beautiful jewellery this Saturday from 10am -4pm. Both events are free so come along and have some fun !

New Spring Schedule

New Spring Event schedule is out now

click here for more info

We've a lot of new and exciting events planned such as jewellery making with Do Crafts, candle making with Brian Woods and card making with Cliona Larkin!

Card Making with Mandy

We had a gtreat turn out for our first demonstration with DOCRAFTS Designer Mandy. A big thanks to everyone who came along and also to Mandy herself for some great new ideas & tips.

Click here to see the cards made on the day.

Wednesday Night Promotion !

10 % OFF ALL art, hobby & craft products.
Every Wednesday from 6pm - 9pm.

Card Making Event

Don't Forget !!
DOCRAFTS designer Mandy is
instore this Saturday, January 8th 10am - 4pm.
A limited amount of Spring Goody bags are available on the day