Saturday, 26 November 2011

Wishing You The Best in Teal

Good morning everyone!  First things first, we have a winner in the comment game!  On the post of Nov.22nd we had over 100 comments so I randomly drew out number 12 which corresponded to Vee Cassidy's comment.  Congratulations to Vee!  Just email me your postal details to confirm and I will post off your prize to you.  Just to let everyone know, since I have been pre-scheduling my posts the announcements of the winners may lag behind the actual post by several days.  Don't worry, though, I am keeping track of it and since the comments are time stamped. it is very easy to go back and check!
As you can see, I am going through a teal phase.  Teal is just such a soothing colour I think, you may have to endure more of it!  I embossed the background using my fretwork mask.  Since I wanted to do a background that is larger than the mask size, I cut one edge off the mask.  Now I can move it and line it up to do a larger area and it won't leave a line.  In essense, you can make the background any size you want.  I cut three sizes of the Labels 22 dies and added the matching Nestabling in the black rhinestones.  It's a bit much, I know, but it's fun!  I cut one of the fancy tags in aqua and cut it in half and added to either end of the largest Label 22 die.  It has those "holding hands" swirls that are so versatile.  I added a messy bow out of the teal vintage ribbon and a black organza rose for the centre.  Two decorative pearl pins were just calling out to me to be added to the bow, so, of course, I had to oblige! Lol  A bit of piercing a round the edge and we are finished.  What do you think?  All for now, Sue x

86 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love the colours in this card and the nestabling finishes it off.

Christine said...

I think...gorgeous. I agree teal is a soothing colour and the 'holding hands' works so effectively. x

Lol said...

Stunning as always, love teal just a wonderful colour to use.

hugs Lol xx

Sandra F said...

Beautiful card. I love the colours.

Julia Watts said...

Gorgeous! Love, Julia xx

Maryann said...

Such a wonderful card here again Sue, and I just loves the teal color too, so this fits me perfectly he he he. And it just fit sooo well with soo many things and other colors as well, so it is a great color. And so is this card, sooo wonderful shapes, and love the bling too, so all looks awesome.
H<ve a great time at home sweetie.

Jan said...

Gorgeous card Sue xx Jan

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card.

Crafty mop said...

They colours look fantastic together .....it's very effective the way you have used the dies together .......another great card x

Missmizog said...

Hi Sue
Love this card, also love the nestabling. Everything works so well together.
Sue

mags said...

Super card. The colours work so well together and love the nestabling.
Mags
x

joy said...

Hi Sue
I love the colour teal its a rich colour the card is fab . Can't wait for next blog.
Joyce e

Jane said...

Love this one , It would have to be for some one special with all the rhinestoneson lol

Jane xx

Anonymous said...

what a lovley card will have to a teal stage going on beautiful colouring

Love Alison (applepie)

Jan said...

Love your teal phrase x

Jo said...

Wow Sue, this is stunning. Jo x

Carole said...

Sue I think you've excelled even yourself with this one..loving the teal phase, it even prompted me to add some to my own ribbon collection yesterday! Love the way you've used the dies too....and congrats to Vee on winning the prize! Carole Z x

Anonymous said...

Loving the Teal phase - long may it reign. A simply stunning card.

Hugs Amanda x

DI said...

Beautiful love the background.

sandra(misty) said...

Another great card I just love this colour combination
Congratulation to the winner

Elaine L said...

Sue, Glad you are going through a teal stage as I love this colour and the card is really beautiful. It is great that you are posting all your cards on this blog as you don't always get to see them in detail on the TV.
Elaine

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue I really do like the teal phase of your card making. I'm a happy bunny today as c and c has replaced my Grand Calibur. Will not be long till I'm back among the spellbinders gang. Lol Lots of love Jenny L

dutchess said...

perfection Sue....I agree teal is such a lovely colour, perfect with black and bling....still waiting for my POTW to arrive with my nestabling to have a go!....hoping you are having a lovely time .....take care Margaret

lilygee said...

Hello Everyone and congats to Vee. The labels stacked together with the nestabling looks very 3d. What a good idea to cut the line off the template - so useful. Hope u r having a relaxing holiday Sue and have a good weekend everyone.
Love from lilygee xxx

Craftychris said...

Another triumph in teal! I also love the 'holding hands' way of using the die. Well done to Vee. Christine x

Rita said...

One of my favoutite colours combo's Sue. Just received my Labels 22, so I will definately try this card. Your card is fantastic. Hugs Rita xx

Suzanne said...

STUNNING - love these colours and it`s a real wow factor as are all your cards. I love the way you have used the corners to highlight the dies

eileen.fj said...

Hi Sue
Again-a lovely colour combination-love the nestabling!

Eileen x

Kate's Cards said...

I heartily approve of your teal faze! Very nice!

LellyJelly said...

Classy card, Sue.

marg said...

Hello Sue
I am being warmed to Labels 22, that's one I don't have !
Love the Teal
Love Marg

Clare said...

Gorgeous card, I love the teal colour

Tracy said...

Loving your 'teal phase' - even though you're using it a fair bit, no two cards ever look samey

Anonymous said...

A beautiful card, as usual. Teal in various shades seems to go with so many other colours. It looks as if the spellbinders make card designing much easier.
Congrats to Vee.

Elaine J x

CraftyJo said...

Your piercing around the edges really finishes it all off - wish I would remember to do that myself!!!

Hellma said...

Another great card I just love this colour combo, and the bling

Uta said...

This card is so wonderful.

Fiona said...

Clean and crisp!

Fuchsia said...

The embossed background really makes it I think ! stunning card

sandyb said...

What a beautiful colourway. I just love your style.

baa-me-chick said...

Loving that bling! Great card :-) Nicki xx

Sheila H said...

Hi Sue,
Another stunning card and in my favourite colours as well! I always print your designs and put them in a folder fro when I have 'crafters block'.When I look at them they give me so much inspiration.Thank you.xx

Helen said...

Quite simply gorgeous, would have to be for someone special with all that nestabling xxx

Janet said...

Just Lovely Sue - as ever. Many thanks for your efforts and inspirational, you are the first thing I look at when I want to make a card.

Anonymous said...

Yet another really elegant card. Keep the teal phase going Sue, it seems we all love it! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving with your family and looking forward to seeing you on C & C again very soon.
Frances

CraftyLoops said...

There us nothing wrong with going through a teal phase as far as Im concerned Sue. I just love the colour. And this card is stunning. I love the big bow with the flower. Beautiful card. And congratulations to Vee as well. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family. Lee x

lorraine (classylady) said...

beautiful card, itching to try something similar
lorraine

Cumbrianlass said...

Hi Sue, a wonderful card with my colour of the moment, Teal, just bought a jacket that colour, lovely and bright for a very wet day.
Janet xxx

Lindyloo said...

I must agree with yourself and Christine, teal is very soothing. It makes a lovely card for anyone, whatever time of year. Sunny beaches and wintery snowy skylines (The same feeling I had with your Parisian in Teal 17th Nov). Funny isn't it, even though you have done a couple in teal, as Tracy says- they are not the same. I now have these spellbinders, thanks to you, and can try this one for myself. Its delightful. Hope all is well with you and yours. Regards Linda

TimeOut2Create said...

I'm loving this teal colour combo sue and the nestabling just took it to another level!
Love Bim HH

Shelley said...

Hi Sue

Stunning card. Teal is my favorite colour too. x

Anonymous said...

Great card love the colour and the bling
MissD

CathyinMN said...

Very pretty. Another winning combination!

craftymum said...

I love this teal card. very striking
Sarah x

PaulineC said...

Yes teal really is a lovely colour. Great combination.

Clai01 said...

What a lovely card 10/10 !
love everything about it

Vanessa said...

I too love Teal and have just made a card using it with mustard which turned out nice.
Not too much bling what so ever Sue!!
Lovely card as always.

Vanessa xx

Patricia said...

Another beautiful card,
I have subscribed to your blog and have been trying to create some of you wonderful masterpieces.
I do not have all the dies you use but have taken on board what you say about playing and boy! have I been playing.
It amazing what you can come up with even if you don`t have the particular die.
Thank you for sharing all your wonderful work.

Patricia

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Card.

La Vikinga said...

Love the bow and the embossingfolder! And it's very classy to have white on white - it gives an elegant look!

La Vikinga

Vee Cassidy said...

I just signed in to check the latest creation and I cannot believe my name came up! Thank you very much, Sue I am delighted!

I love the teal wishes - so elegant.
Vee x

Claire said...

Love the colours!! Very elegant card!

Claire xx

Rhonda Miller said...

This is gorgeous.

Tracey said...

Love love love the colours on this card, i seem to be using alot of teal and aqua lately too. The bling isn't too much at all, you can never have enough bling. x

miislucky said...

I always love the blue colors it's my favorite, lol. This is very pretty! Gotta love the bling! Mimi

craftycarol said...

Hi Sue,
What a stunning card, I also love teal its a very soothing colour and looks so clean oh and I love the new bling.
Carol x

Anonymous said...

Just love your style in cards, this teal one i like, i don't mind more teal ones Sue. Yvonne xx

violetclouds said...

oh this is really elegant. btw when you get back to england, could you please explain how you do the cutting half a shape, then embossing the whole shape on the folded in half front of a card ? I have been trying to get my head round it but cant quite get it! cheers

sheila said...

'Tres chic'
very elegant and beautifully balanced, pins just complete the whole effect.

KimberleyG said...

Love the embossed background.

Lynne M said...

Stunning. lol Lynne M

DEBBIE said...

SUE LOVELY CARD
WISH I COULD MAKE CARDS LIKE YOU
FROM DEBBIE

yorkshiresue said...

Hi Sue
Hope you had a great Thanksgiving
I adore teal and wow you make amazing cards
using that colour.
Mind you ,you just make amazing cards anyway. I miss I could make cards like you
Love
Yorkshiresue
X

gwen marsden said...

Love the teal colour used in this card, it is one of my favourites.

Jackie D said...

I bought some teal card this week and have the mask and this set of dies so I have no excuse now!! another lovely card Sue. Hope you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving

love from Jackie D

PS Congratulations to Vee

Redanne said...

Another stunning card. Well done Vee. Regards, Anne Rx

CraftyMaria said...

Hi Sue, lovely card and colours!. Congrats to Vee.
MariaS

sheila said...

Another great card Sue

Irene Thacker said...

hi sue you have got me hooked on these colors now i just love them cant make enough cards in these colors keep them comming please

Anonymous said...

Very classy card the bling sets it off a treat.

Best wishes Edwina

bhavana said...

What a beautiful card, you are so talented, love the lush ribbon bow and flower! Wish I could be as talented as you! Bhavana

Eemeli said...

Those black rhinestones really make the difference! Fabulous card -- once again :)
Hugs from Finland, Eemeli

Vie Carter said...

Just love love this card

Beautiful colourways

Vie Carter
x

scrapper said...

Just catching up since I've been away for a few datys again.
Love the simplicity of the colours on this card and agree that the black is so cassy

Barbara Phillips said...

Beautiful card Sue, love your colours.

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous! Love those colors & the rhinestones