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Five Minutes With… Ciara Patrick Designs

April 14, 2017
Ciara Patrick Designs

Good morning! It’s the greatest Friday of the year and hopefully many of you are about to enjoy a long weekend of family time and taking things easy – I know I am! Easter weekend is such a popular one for weddings locally and really kicks starts the summer season of craziness for many wedding suppliers so today we’re sharing a quick five minutes with award winning stationery designer, Ciara Patrick from Cookstown. Ciara’s work is always stylish and with a feminine touch, we’re big fans.

Enjoy and have a fabulous weekend whatever you get up to, Em x

1. Pinterest or Instagram?


2. Belfast or Dublin?

I like both but Belfast has a homely vibe.

3. Home or away?


4. Biggest achievement? 

Child birth! And then winning my Best Stationer Award.

5. Scared of? 

Wasted opportunities.

6 Couldn’t live without?

My family.

7. Would rather not…

Diet… but sadly that’s life after kiddies.

8. Five dream dinner party guests? 

Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs, Tom Hanks and Leonardo da Vinci.

9. What would you cook them? 

Chicken Caesar salad, fillet steak, chips, garlic roasted veg and pepper sauce and lemon tart – simple tastes.

10. What’s the very first thing you do when you wake up?

Try to remember what day it is!

11. Last book you read?

Hurrah for Gin by Kate Kirby.

12. Favourite TV programme/series?

Keeping up with the Kardashians/Benidorm/Fortitude.

13. Guilty pleasure?


14. Favourite song?

Bear’s Den – Auld Wives.

15. Old or new? 


16. Bold or pastel? 

Pastels obviously!

17. Wedding dress or wedding shoes?


18. Finds inspiration from?

Fashion and nature.

19. Ceremony or reception? 


20. Random thought? 

Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.

You can view Ciara’s incredible work at

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