Wednesday, 28 March 2012

First Sneak Peek

Good morning everyone!  Here is a sneak peek at one of my fav cards from the upcoming shows.  The dies from these shows are quite varied so you are in for a roller coaster ride for the next few weeks in terms of different samples that I will be posting on the blog.  I had hoped to demo this one, but we will not have the micro beads on the shows this time and that is what I have used on the flowers.  This is a relatively clean and simple card but I think that is what appeals to me about it.  It looks very crisp with the white embossed background.  I used the So Trendy Embossibility folder to achieve the chevron looking embossing.  Aptly named because we saw so much at CHA that had a chevron design to it.  I love the way it looks as it gives a really nice deep emboss.  I used a strip of green polka dot paper from KaiserCraft for my background accent piece, with a small black mat to set it off a bit.  I made two flowers using the new Spiral Three flower die template, but I beaded them over the raspberry coloured card with the micro beads.   You can see a better pic below in the close up of these.  I added an accent from one of the Heartfelt Creations dies that comes with their rose die.  The leaves I used are from the Bitty Blossoms dies that are also on the show.  I added some black rhinestone swirls, the sentiment and pierced around the edge to finish it off. 

164 comments:

Sonia said...

Good morning Sue, simplicity at its best. Love the embossing folder - in fact it is just up my street. Thanks.
Blessings
Sonia - St Helens

Celina said...

How do you come up with your ideas everyday. Often it is not only the intricate detail of the spellbinders that take my breath away but also the colour combinations you use that shouldn't work but do. Can't wait til friday show.
Celina - Waterford

Maggie said...

Hi Sue I'm up early today and what a great start to the day with your beautiful card, loving the flowers looks like there will be some more dies I *need* on the show.....can't wait for Friday!!

Maggie H

Becky Dunham said...

This is gorgeous Sue! I am loving those microbeads on the flowers and I think I must have those dies!

Hellma said...

Looks like another fun packed Potw Sue, your card is lovely and can,t wait for the shows, i,ve got the hump with c&c at the mo but plenty more suppliers out there.

melanie said...

Stunning card ,looking forward to the shows ,money tight so wont be buying this time boo .melanie

Pauline99 said...

Lovely card can't wait to watch the shows need to free up some space so I can record them.

I've been looking at the new flower dies and wonder how they are when made up so can't wait to see them.

Take care all the best pauline

Sue Yorkshire said...

Oh Sue this is beautiful just so elegant and simple. Now I am sitting here green with envy about these new dies and I want them all

Cant wait to see the other new dies cos I will miss the show

Sue xxx

Lindyloo said...

Well hello and welcome home (again),
It's so nice to know we are going to see you and all the latest samples in just a couple of days. Hoping to be a bit naughty again and buy something nice to treat myself!
This card is really lovely Sue. It's great to see something fresh and CAS from you as it fits well with the time of year. You are getting good at changing it and giving us a bit of a surprise now and again, keeps us on our toes so to speak. Thank you for the sneaky peak.
Take care my friend. Love Linda

Missmizog said...

Welcome back Sue
I absoloutely love this card, the simplicity appeals to me. Hope you dont mind but will be trying a variation of this card. I usually cover my cards with different papers.
Thank you for giving me something else to try.
Sue

debs said...

Morning Sue hope you had a good journey home this is my kind of card. I don't know how you keep giving us a different card every day looking forward to the pick of the week.

Many Thanks
Debs xx

Jan said...

Those flowers are beautiful Sue, as is the card.x

Carole Z said...

Morning Sue and welcome back...beautiful card and I love these flowers...oh dear I sense more spending on Friday, if you haven't sold put by the time I get home
Carole Z X

Герцогиня said...

Good morning Sue
Beautiful card!

bhavana said...

WOW WOW!! Another stunning card!! Looking forward to Friday to see the show, hope we haven't left for the weekend!I will be so gutted if I miss it all! Thanks for sharing!

YorkshireLass said...

I so NEED the Spiral 3 blossom die ...
Stunning ...
Sarah

zerena said...

Morning, clean and crisp feel to this card, I love the swirls and the flower. Looking forward to seeing you on C & C. All the best Zerena.

Maryann said...

Such a wonderful card here again Sue, you really are amazing to kep getting all the great ideas on these wonderful creations. I´m truely amazed with the beauty in this one here again, so gorgeous work hun. Thanks so much for all your wonderful inspiration always.

lockedinmycraftroom said...

Hi Sue, lovely card, a bit different to your usual. Can't wait for Friday, will be taping all your shows on Friday as I will be at work.
Chris x

veronica said...

Oh wow what a pretty card, loving the embossing. I am looking forward to the show as always and wonder what delights you will be bringing to us.

Veronica. x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is a lovely card Sue, love the flowers

jacqui x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is a lovely card Sue, love the flowers

jacqui x

Rosemarie said...

Good Morning Sue, What a lovely clean crisp card. Looking forward to the shows this weekend. Hope your journey home was OK.

Love Rosemariexx

Heather said...

Welcome back Sue and what a superb card, it is beautiful in its simplicity. I have been wondering what these dies look like when made up and WOW I guess its another die I need lol.
hugs x

shampylou30 said...

morning sue love this card i will never have any money at this rate i just have to have them lol sue xxx

Joesgrandma said...

A very good morning to you Sue. Beautiful card. Have a safe journey! See you on Friday!

l said...

Morning Sue,
Just beautiful. love everything abput it. Simple but elegant. This I will try.
Regards
Lydia
XX

Sandra F said...

Simplicity at its best. I love it. Looking forward to Friday. Hope you had a good flight back
xx

Patricia said...

Good Morning Sue,
WOW!WOW!WOW! loving this, the embossing Folder is a MUST have....
Oh! My! Word! I was hoping to save some money this month but it looks like it will have to be spent.
Going to try a variation of this card later today, hope you don`t mind.
Have a great day.

Patricia xx

Dawn said...

Absolutely beautiful card, I have the box set to record all your shows, I feel another spending spree coming on!!! Dawn x

Anonymous said...

Welcome back, hope you had a good flight.

Another lovely card.

She x

Donna B said...

Good Morning Sue

I love those flowers, another purchase coming up i think.... just need them.

Wonderful card very elegant

Donna xxx

Karen said...

Wow, just Wow, this is so beautiful. I am thinking already of the dies for decorating frames, boxes etc, then as well as making cards that I give away I can have some around the house too.
Can't wait til Friday. x

auscrafts said...

gorgeous card .love the micro beads

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful. Look forward to more sneak peeks and the shows.

jean.phillips1 said...

Lovely card Sue, I bought the flower die last week from Sam Poole but haven't had time to use it yet. It does look stunning so will give it a go today on a birthday card for my daughter. love Jean x

Julia Watts said...

Gorgeous! Julia xxxx

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Jackie D said...

Hi Sue, and welcome home,

Love the embossing design and the clean crisp look to this card. Have got my bitty blossoms so will see what they look like ith a design like this. I wasn't sure about this new flower but having seen it - looks like another purchase!

love from Jackie D

Christine said...

Tres chic! Love the simplicity of the style, and the subtle touch of colour.
Thank you, Sue
Christine
x

AnneRD said...

How lovely Sue. The flowers look like a corsage carefully placed on the card. Such a clean crisp background to set it off. Looking forward to the shows. Anne x.

Clare said...

Beautiful card the flowers look gorgeous.

Clare x

Kathy said...

Hi Sue - WOW!! this is just gorgeous. I feel a 'need' coming on - looking forward to Friday. Kathy x

Macca said...

Hi sue
Wow, this card just says spring. The colours are great together.I think I needs to rob my piggy bank cos I know I'm going to needs all the new dies on the POW.xxx

Macca said...

Hi sue
Wow, this card just says spring. The colours are great together.I think I needs to rob my piggy bank cos I know I'm going to needs all the new dies on the POW.xxx

Macca said...

Hi sue
Wow, this card just says spring. The colours are great together.I think I needs to rob my piggy bank cos I know I'm going to needs all the new dies on the POW.xxx

Lucy said...

My mind is on all the great embossing folders. This shows us another one. It sure adds a lot to the card, the rest of which is beautiful, too.

Anonymous said...

What a great card. Hope you manage to get all the demo's made you have planned on Friday.....Glad to have you home in the UK your blogs are keeping the withdrawal symptoms at bay when you are away.Mabex

Desiree said...

Morning Sue and welcome back.
Love the floral focus piece and the new shape that the flower die produces.
Hope you get a chance to recover from jet lag before launching into prepping the shows, but I guess you made all the sampls whilst in the U.S.?!

karen williams said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card must get some of those micro beads. carnt wait for friday show.

Denise said...

What a fab card and the flowers are out of this world xx d

yorkshiresue said...

Stunning elegant card.
Can't wait to watch the shows
Hugs
Sue
XXX

AnnR said...

Thanks Sue the flower is superb! another die added to my wish list. cant wait to see the shows.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue, Like everything about this card. looking forward to the shows. Thank you Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I really, really, really like this one. Oh to have the money to be able to afford everything - guess I'll just have to go on dreaming. Thank you for sharing your wonderful creations with us.
Beverley W

patricia said...

Morning, another lovely card Sue. Will probably have to record the shows because I'll be at work knowing my luck. Love watching your demos as you give some great tips.
Tricia McLaren

patricia said...

Morning, another lovely card Sue. Will probably have to record the shows because I'll be at work knowing my luck. Love watching your demos as you give some great tips.
Tricia McLaren

dutchess said...

Morning Sue....oh wow looks like my bank account is in for a bashing this friday those flowers are wonderful! looking forward to the demos take care margaret

Nikbee said...

A beautiful card. I love the beaded flowers.
Nikki x

Marie-Louise said...

Lovely card.

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
Just love this card today. The flowers are amazing, and the scrolls behind are really fabbbbbbb. Can't wait till the 30th. Getting very excited, in anticipation of your show.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

CraftygasheadZo said...

It's gorgeous. Sometimes a simple design can be as powerful as an elaborate one. Love it. Zo xx

jimgem83 said...

ooo cant wait for friday, to see POW and your fantastic demos

ValJ xxx said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. Love this card, so stunning in it's simplicity. Looking foorwaard to Friday.

Sparrow said...

Oh dear no micro beads - you must be disappointed. Anyway I am sure you will find something fun to share with us.

Debbie Tinks said...

SUE LOVELY CARD.LOVE THE FLOWERS
CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOUR SHOWS AND THE DEMOS ON CC

FIND TIME 2 CRAFT said...

Beautiful card looking forward to seeing new demos and dies.
Hugs............Wendy

nzillingworth said...

Hi Sue
I may be copying this one. So simple and for anyone card. The embossing folders are amazing. Very strong and very deep. Well worth every penny and two designs in one. I will be buying more. Hope there are some on the shows. I have house guest this next week so will tape the shows i don't see. If this is what is to come i don't want to miss any. Fab work Sue.
Born again spellbinder.
Nadine hug x
nzillingworth@hotmail.com
http://addicted2papercraft.weebly.com

Uta said...

Your card looks so great. I love this style. The flowers and the swirls are the highlights on that card.
Hugs, Uta

nettie said...

morning Sue amazing card love this one, simple with the elegant twist I wish I could come up with the ideas like you do when I want to make a card for some one special it takes me hours to think of something so now I'v started to just look at your blog and adapt one of yours with the dies I have take care on this lovely day

Anonymous said...

Wow so different! Just the kind of products I need to get myself out of a crafty rut. Thanks for the sneaky peak. With love & light Theresa. H

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue and welcome home. Hope you had a good time with your mum. I love the simplicity of this card and its clean look. Looking forward to seeing you on Friday and your demos of the new dies.
Frances

Carol S. said...

Morning Sue, Love the sneeky peek! Can't wait for the show if this is just a taster card. Stunning. Hugs, Carol s.xx

craftysals creative corner said...

Hiya sue
I love these flowers as well and looking forward to seeing you on C&C to demo them

Hanneke said...

Wow, gorgeous! This would be perfect for a wedding card! My best friend is getting married in May, so I think when the time comes to make her card I will be visiting your blog for inspiration! Thanks for all these wonderful ideas! Hugs, Hanneke

jordiegirl said...

Another fabulous card Sue and I love the embossing folder you used - would love to get my hands on that!

Shirls said...

Looks like I'll be parting with more money. Really looking forward to watching you Sue. Who would have thought that pieces of metal and plastic could get you so excited. Stunning card as usual.
Shirls

marg said...

Hello Sue
What a pretty card love the flowers and the embossed background
LoveMarg

Sue J said...

That embossing folder is gorgeous. :) And I love your flowers with beads on them. Any idea where I can get the beads from please? :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, I absolutely love this card, love the chevron look embossing and your flowers with the micro beads are great, keep them coming. Yvonne xx

yorkielass said...

Welcome back Sue, Crisp amd simple, this is what makes this card soooo beautiful. The embossing is so deep and luxurious, the flowers so elegant. I feel a spending spree comoing on. See you Friday.
Hugs June x

Kazbomps said...

Hi Sue. This card is beautiful and right up my street. The flowers are lovely. Everything is lovely! Karen x

sue said...

Good morning Sue, simlpy stunning, the flowers and dies are lovely. Look forward to seeing them all on C&C.
Lv Sue M
xx

Cazann49 said...

Hi Sue,Love the new dies and love the embossing folder..In fact LOVE the whole card!! What more can I say!!... Have a great day!...xx

Anonymous said...

You inspire so many of us with your wonderful creations. Thank you for another beautiful card.
Grimsby Chris

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
love your card, the flowers are O.O.T.W. also love the embossing folder.
hugs
Sandra (craftynan)

gwen70 said...

What a gorgeous card and the die is fantastic. roll on Friday

Dawn Louise said...

Fabulous, and striking it shows off the different elements perfectly x

greendragon said...

Gorgeous flowers on this card Sue - looking forward to seeing the dies (and you of course!) on Friday. x

eileen.fj said...

Hi Sue
This is a really beautiful card-the colours are lovely and the die behind the flowers very effective.
Eileen x

Claveh said...

Ooh, Sue, now you are teasing us, looks like another expensive weekend coming up!
Thanks for the lovely card.

Ayelet said...

Beautiful!
Love the flowers and the colors :)

Maid of Kent said...

A real beauty Sue, love it, can not wait for the show with the new dies, you are a tease, but we love you. Lol Ann

ambretteir8 said...

Sue cant wait for Friday just don't know where you get all the fantastic ideas your card are some of the best I have ever seen they really give us inspiration

ambretteir8 said...

Sue cant wait for Friday just don't know where you get all the fantastic ideas your card are some of the best I have ever seen they really give us inspiration

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,wow wow wow,how do you come up with so many different designs,this is yet another fantastic,stunning card.Loving the embossing folder too.cant wait to see more new products i will NEED.Thanks again take care god bless.xx

Mena said...

Hi Sue, sorry i was just reading comments n realised i not put my name so i came uo annonymous.I said wow wow wow i dont know how you come up with so many different designs,yet another fantastic stunnig card.Cant wait to see all new products il need.Thanks again take care god bless.Mena Ireland xx

rachel said...

those flowers look amazing sue and the die cuts behind them are just stunning - looking forward to Friday xx

Ladock girl said...

Great card Sue, can't wait for Friday to come my bank card is already shaking with anticipation.
Love Linda xxx

jane stillman said...

Said to myself I wasn't going to buy anymore Spellbinders, and what do you do? Tease us with these fantastic new one's. I love this card, because I do like the simplicity of it. See you Friday, and thanks for sharing your ideas with us

jan said...

Hi Sue, love the simplicity of this card, and love the flowers, can't wait till Friday.
love jan x

CraftyJo said...

Thanks again for the close-up shot, it really helps to show the wonderful details. Gorgeous card.

Sandra said...

Something a little different today Sue, love it, simple elegance!
Looking forward to your shows this weekend!
Crafty Hugs
Sandra x

Lizzie said...

Hi Sue
Welcome home.
What a (as you say) clean and simple card but a beaut at the same time
I just bought the Vintage Timeless KaiserCraft papers and i will be trying your card out using my papers today.
Two days to lift off Whoop Whoop!!
Thank you
Lizzie (serial copycat)xx

Lynnus said...

Oh dear - there goes the housekeeping! Love the card and will be watching avidly from Friday x

Anthea said...

Cant wait to see the show on Friday now. Love the new flower die, looks like another "must have"...Don't know how you do it putting these colour combinations together I'd never come up with them. xx

Sue Pass said...

Hi Sue - I really had decided to let my poor old credit card cool off a little. That lasted about a day!!! This card is lovely and I am such a fan of flowers that I can't wait to see the shows on Friday. The backing chevron type pattern is just scrumptious! Methinks it will be a busy few days for you - again!! Many thanks from me (but not from my credit card). Sue Pass

Ruthie said...

Hi Sue I have been away for a few days and have missed you blog, really missed it. I have not managed to play with all the dies I got last time so I am going to have to behave this time. But of course I will need ribbon etc, so will tune in to every show.

joy said...

Hi Sue the card is fantastic wonder what else you got in store for us.
joyce.e

Dianne said...

Hi Sue

Lovely card, as always, and I am really looking forward to seeing the shows - recorder at the ready!
80D
Dianne x

Toni said...

Lovely colours and design as always. Looking forward to Friday, I can feel an expensive time approaching.
Toni xx

Eemeli said...

Fabulous flowers! They look so rich and that color is so beautiful. Hugs from Finland, Eemeli

Clai01 said...

The embossing folder looks fab , the card is lovely too!

Jane said...

Cant wait for the show , not looking forward to the bashing my credit card is going to go through lol, the card is beautiful so elegant Love Love Love it

Jane xx

Anonymous said...

wow Sue I love those flowers,what a stunning card, I can't wait for the shows and think I'll just have to spend some money, thanks for your inspiration, hugs Liz

Craftychris said...

Those flowers are fab and go perfectly on such a stunning card xx

craftycarol said...

Good afternoon Sue,
I love the simplicity of the card and the flowers beautiful.
Thanks for the inspiration.
carol x

Kate's Cards said...

Sue I just love your flowers as usual!!

lilygee said...

Hello everyone and welcome back Sue - A very pretty card with those microbeaded flowers and chevrons.
Look forward to the shows
love lilygee

salem said...

very fresh love color embossing flowers a summer card to match heatwave we are having. waiting for the shows

Cumbrianlass said...

Hi Sue
Love the card just looks so clean and simple.
Janet

Dee said...

Beautiful simple card, I love the micro beads! Dee x

Victoria said...

Very stylish card! Love the layout!

lorraine (classylady) said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love it. Only need to ask WHEN.......

lorraine
xxxx

lainey said...

the embossing looks fab Sue lainey x

Marie said...

I love the flowers and detail of the card. Thanks for sharing.

Marie F

baconbits said...

Hi Sue, this card is right up mystreet. It is clean, simple and yet elegant.
It looks like i will be adding to my wish list.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

nesscraftyqueen said...

Lovely, can't wait! X

Rhonda Miller said...

What a beautiful card. I love the flowers and the embossing on the bottom. TFS.

Prudence said...

Sue - trying to make us spend even more money!! Prudence

Anonymous said...

Sue you've blown me away again love the chevron folder, can't wait to see what else you have in store for us.
Val C xx

May said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card O my word!!! those flowers are just amazing they set the whole card off, looking foward to Friday!!! Hugs May x x x x

Gay said...

Wonderful card Sue. I got my spiral blossom 3 in the post today so looking forward to using it and seeing all of your lovely samples. So glad is another Spellbinders pick of the week.
With love Gay - New Malden

Lindylou said...

Liking the flowers and the embossing can't wait for Friday but got a treat first with Sam on tomoz.

Christine Hussey said...

Good evening Sue, better late than never and welcome home to the U.K. You just keep doing it, I love everything about this card, the embossing, the flowers, the spirals, all brilliant and the colour combinations are great. So looking forward to Friday when you will be demonstrating the new dies. Must try and sit on my hands this time but somehow think its going to be tough. Thanks for the sneaky peak. Hugs Christine H x

hazel said...

Afternoon Sue, stunning card, so looking forward to your shows. love the new flowers and that embossing folder is beautiful. xx hazel

lindyloo12 said...

Hi Sue

Really like this card, the colours, the embossing and the flowers,I am so looking forward to the shows too.

Jacqui aka Morgana said...

All I can say is at last a spellbinders pick of the day that coincides with payday - not that my bank manager will be pleased.
Sue the card is absolutely stunning - my sky box will be full when I record each show so I can refer back again and again for inspiration. Thank you for sharing this with us - cant wait for Friday.

sheila said...

Such a beautiful card, this mbossibility folder is just stunning. Looking forward to Friday, I,m just going to be 'unavaiable' to all callers

Su said...

Beautiful card and suitable for so many occasions. That embossed background is gorgeous - hope I manage to get it! Soop x

Rita said...

Scrumpcious card Sue. Looking so much forward to friday as it seems ages since you were on. Those flowers are stunning. Good Luck with the Show. Hugs Rita xxx

nancyd said...

Hi Sue another great card can't wait till Friday to see what other goodies you have really love these flowers.
nancyd x

vanessa said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely card, very elegant cant wait for the show on friday, vanessa xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card. Can't wait for the shows. Ann W

Barbara said...

Lovely card Sue, simple enough for me to make!
Looking forward to seeing all the new demos and dies.

hazel said...

Evening sue
I LOVE this card.Everything about it is Stunning and Elegant .You have given me an Idea for a Wedding card that i have to make and got really stuck with it.Cant wait till Friday.x

Victoria said...

What gorgeous flowers. Can't wait for the shows!!

Linda said...

I love this card Sue, the flowers look amazing and I love the chevrons too. Good luck with the shows tomorrow.

Hugs
Linda xxx

crafty lady said...

Beautiful card Sue so much I like about it live the flowers and I am on my days off Thursday and FRIDAY yipeeeee so will be watching all your shows, wonder how long I will be sitting on my hands lol hope you home safe and sound. Hugs Fiona P xxxx

Sue Parish said...

Hi Sue, I love this card (and it's even more wonderful in close-up). Have ordered spiral blossom 3 so I can try it with the micro beads and am thinking about Christmas cards with them - with a nice green bow perhaps. Looking forward to your shows very much. Sue x

Sue, Birmingham said...

oh wow Sue, that card is just perfect! The chevron embossing folder has just gone straight in at number 1 on my 'really-must-have' list and I can't wait for more of your super demos on friday! Have fun!

Helen O said...

ooo I love the flowers, please dont tell me its another multibuy, My hubby is going to kill me!! Beautiful card Sue, thank you for sharing the sneak peek Helen O xxx

Ali W said...

Gosh, no microbeads, I was hoping they would be in stock as didn't manage to get any last time! Oh well just have to get the beautiful flower die instead, as an alternative to my well used anemone die! Sue, just lovely card as ever. Take care Alison :)

angiec said...

woww cant wait for the show to see what other stunners you bring us

debs said...

HI Sue I jut adore this card Its so elegant I bought this die awhile back but only used it ones but now with your inspiration I'm sure it will be getting used more often the flowers look great bit I have trouble with flowers I've got the moroccan dies just can't do it I ophope that you will be able to do a demo on it. See you tomorrow and take Care Debs xx

Stacey G.-2 Craf-t-4u said...

Those flowers are just beautiful! Love that flourish too!

Vie Carter said...

Loved everything about this card

Vie
x

iReneM said...

Now this is a surprise, Sue - a nice one I hasten to add :)
Definitely CAS and still beautiful
x

craftylisa said...

loving the card especially the flowers ,sue you are a very talented lady!

violetclouds said...

those flowers are stunning! looks like they have a touch of frost on them

Cathy-F said...

I love all of the flower dies in the Pick of the Week sets, your flowers are terrific, thank you for the inspiration.
Cathy in Calstock

Ita said...

sue a very nice card I saw you demo this on C.C. you must be out on your feet after all the shows,I realy enjoyed them, and there also was a bit of fun I loved the dancing
Smiles
Ita

janet L said...

just recieved my new spell binders can't wait to get going, love this card will def be doing for friend at work.

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