Wednesday, 31 October 2012

A First For Me!

Hello crafty friends and Happy Halloween!  I took a drive on Monday up to Ocala, which is the largest town near my Mom.  I heard that there was a stamp store there and wanted to pay it a visit.  I had a lovely surprise as I saw my Vintage Lace Motifs on their shelf and that is the very first time I have seen them for sale anywhere in the States.  It was very cool to see them displayed on their die wall!  I felt like a proud Mom!  In their honour I have chosen a card for today that I made recently which uses them.  I started with a piece of decorative paper from my stash and used the edgeability dies to cut the top and bottom to give it a scalloped look.  Next I set to work on the focal element.  I cut two of the Parisian Motifs, one in blue and one in white.  For the white one, I nipped away the inside piece by cutting right at the base of the lacy edges.  Then I tucked those edges underneath the shorter pieces on the blue die cut.  It probably is difficult to follow that, but if you have the die cuts in hand, you will probably be able to see exactly what I have done by looking closely at the pictures.  Next I cut two of the Vintage Lace pieces and scored through all the sections.  I nipped into the centre and then concertina folded all the score lines.  Do this to both pieces then glue them together to form a round piece.  I stamped my sentiment and cut it out with a small circle die and mounted it in the centre to complete my focal element.  I cut several of that lovely swirl from the Heartfelt Creations Dutch Iris die set and added them cascading across my card.  I wrapped some silky crush ribbon around the card and tied a double bow and added it to the side.  A pearl embellishment and a couple of pearl stick pins were thrown in for good measure too.  Pierced the edges to give it a nice frame and finish it off.  The demo version of this card that I did on Create and Craft had a butterfly in the corner.  I rather liked it but they whisked it away before I could get a piccie of it for you, so you just have to imagine one there on this one!  All for now, Sue x
 

183 comments:

Rosie said...

How do you keep coming up with such lovely ideas, Sue? That is so pretty.

Pam said...

I love this card Sue. The colours are so cool and fresh and the dies are beautiful. I particularly like the way you have "pleated" the centrepiece. Glad you are enjoying yourself at home.

Hellma said...

Lovely card Sue.

scottish crafter said...

Hi Sue, I have these dies so guess what I shall be attempting today, yes your lovely card but I will give it a Christmas feel. I love all your ideas and as usual this card is sooooo beautiful.

Wilma x x

Debby Berry said...

Hi Sue,
Finding a craft store in the States must have been fun and to see your dies, wow... Did you,tell them that you were the creator???? By the way the card is fabj too.

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

That vintage lace die set is on my wish list! So cool to see projects made using it. Gorgeous card Sue.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

Gail said...

Morning Sue, love the card. Have the die so will have to give it a go.
Thanks for the great inspiration!
Gail C. x

Karen R said...

It must have been great to see yur dies on display! I like this card, love the concertina effect

Ladock girl said...

Lovely clean and fresh colours on this card Sue, I would love to have seen your face when you found your dies in that shop, I bet you were chuffed. Linda xxx

auscrafts said...

Lovely card Sue ,andquite a thrill to see your creation in the shops

Linda said...

What a gorgeous card
hugs Linda

Chrissie J Lui said...

Morning Sue......So pretty...I love these dies...You should feel proud of yourself, seeing your dies for sale, your designs are beautiful. What you do with all the dies is fantastic..Thanks for all your inspiration.

Happy crafting
Chrissie x x x

Patricia said...

Good Morning Sue,
I can just imagine the thrill you got seeing your Die on display.
I love today`s card, will have to give this one a go.
Thank you for all the wonderful inspiration.
Have a Great Day

Patricia xx

CrafyAnn said...

What a lovely card, its so pretty.
Take care

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Such a beautiful card, love the colours and how the swirl flourish overlaps and cascades down the card.

Donna Jones

Sonia Jones said...

Another beautiful card. Love the centrepiece of the card i had this in mind yesterday for a card i'm planning to make! The colours of this card are really lovely and i think it would work just as well with a soft pink. Hope you're enjoying your visit with your mum. Hugs Sonia x

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely card, that focal element is really stunning. Bx

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
superb creation as usual. So glad you saw your dies for sale in US. You are an inspiration to all of us. Thank you sooooo much for all your creations. I hope you are having a wonderful time with your Mum and family. I have just come home after visiting my family in Wales.
Have a wonderful crafty day.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Lin W said...

Pretty card Sue and you should be a proud mom your work is amazing.
xxx

foxyg said...

A gorgeous elaborate card. Beautiful colours.

baconbits said...

Morning,
What a fantastic card, you make them all seem so effortless and when you break them down they really are, but only the maker would know this.
I am glad that you saw your dies in a shop and you should be really proud - but we need to work on your iconic status state side i feel as you already have it in the England.......
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Anonymous said...

'morning Sue, Happy dances all round the store then??? I hope you DID mention you were the designer of the wonderful dies. I hope they took photo's of you with the dies. What a publicity opportunity for them!! FAB-u-LOUS card, love it. Nice to presume there is no backlash from the storm where you and yours are. Mabex

Christine Harrop said...

Oh this is just beautiful Sue. Gorgeous dies and the blue and white look so clean and fresh. Christine x

ellyscard creatief said...

Again a beautiful card .
Gr Elly, Roemenie

hazel said...

Wonderful card Sue love everything about it. Glad you feel like a proud mom, and so you should your such a talent xx hazel

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A truly magnificent card todayk, I love the backing paper and using the edgeability die has really made it stand out, I adore the die-cuts and what you have done with them, truly stunning.
How lovely to see your own dies on the shelf, did you tell them ?????
Have a lovely day.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Victoria said...

This is a very pretty card. No wonder you were proud when you saw your dies for sale. Must be a great thrill.

Heather T said...

Good morning Sue
You must have been so proud to see your dies on the shelf it makes all your hard work worthwhile. Today's card is so pretty I have been trying to get the Iris set of dies but no luck, hope you will be bringing them back on C&C soon.
Hugs x

Marleine said...

Hi Sue.

Pretty card. Lovely idea. I agree a butterfly would look great in the corner. X

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - Happy Halloween to you to! Love this card - another must try - still awaiting my dutch iris and bella rose dies from C&C ordered on 16/10 - hope they come today then I can play!
Rgs
Clare W

Lucy Bush said...

I too love your die set and use it often,I love today's card the colours are beautifully delicate ,best wishes lucyx

val jones said...

Good Morning Sue. Such a pretty card. I'm sure they recognised you in the shop. It must have made their day.
I've imagined a butterfly in the corner and it looks beautiful either way.

Val in Spain xxx

marg said...

Hello Sue!
What a delight to see your baby on the shelf .....did anyone recognise you? Love the card Sue!
Take care
LoveMarg

Kate's Cards said...

Beautiful!

happy2craft said...

Good Morning Sue,
Lovely card, loving these subtle colour schemes, the centre piece is lovely. You are the best, hope you are enjoying your time with Mum.
Have a great day everyone.
Michelle(happy2craft)

fame01 said...

well sue hope you had a great trip it sounds like you did and di they know it was you?
the colours on this card are stunning i really like this one,bye for know hugs sarah ..x

Ann said...




Hi Sue

Beautiful card like the scallop edge top & Bottom very pretty background paper colours are gorgeous.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Jane in Spain said...

Now this is a really pretty card!

Heather said...

Beautiful Sue
Blue and white is so fresh looking I think!

Crafty Hugs
Heather Rogers xx

P.S. I still can't find that card with the floating daisies on your blog!

Pinky said...

Morning Sue. Love the blue and white - very New England! Hope you have a lovely time with your Mom. Vicki x

Clare said...

Gorgeous card, really pretty. How exciting to see your dies on sale for the first time.

Clare x

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Love this card and the paper is beautiful
as are your dies ,tis no wonder you are so proud .

Have a good spooky day
Elaine H X

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue

Another beautiful card. Hope you told them in the shop who you were. I just love your dies.

love Jean x

cebelica said...

I just ordered these dies a couple of days ago and now I'm impatiently waiting for the postman to bring them so I can play with them. :) I love what you created using these dies. Hugs! xx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Another of my colour scheme so I feel so lucky that over the last few week you have managed to demo all my favourite colour schemes . So thank you so much. Today's card does look complicated but that just adds to the magic of your cards. Will be doing my best to produce one of my own.
Janet x

kimberley said...

This is a beautiful card Sue,love the colours and again it could be done in any colour and with any sentiment.I know what you mean about being a proud mum-the first time I saw my creations for sale in a local shop I felt exactly the same,take care,x.

Annette said...

wow this is stunning. Such beautiful colours x

Annette said...

wow this is stunning. Such beautiful colours x

HiggiSue said...

Hi Sue
what a treat seeing your die babies in stock.Haha....proud mum without the anguish. :-)
Love todays card.
Hugs
Sue H xx

lainey said...

the card is a beauty, love the colours too!! lainey x

June Fletcher said...

Morning Sue

Again, a great card. Just love the pale blue, so delicate and tones in soooooo well. The dies are fabulous and I now must go and make a card! :)

June x

Sandra F said...

Gorgeous card Sue. xx

Paula Gale said...

Another beautiful card Sue - using my favourite colour: Blue. Light blue through aqua to peacock though not dark blues as navy.

How special to see your creations in a shop you'd never even been to before. Wonder if the shop owner was aware their designer, creator was in her shop. How modest of you not to go up and tell her too!

Have a good time

Paula x x x

Joesgrandma said...

Elegant beauty! So pleased that you had a good day in Ocala! What a thrill to see your designs for sale!
Hope your Mom is ok XXX

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue Another beautiful card, you should be proud with what you have achieved because your cards and dies are the best! Take Care Love Michelle xx

sarah hyett said...

A lovely card Sue. X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, How exciting to find you own designs in a local store, I hope you told the store keeper they were your "babies"
Todays card is so lovely and fresh just love all of it.
Love BrenLel




lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Wonderful card love your centrepiece
stunning. Must have a been a thrill for you to see your dies on sale.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

Marion said...

Hi Sue yet again another stunning card .glad you are enjoying your break ,you deserve it ,you work so hard.
Love Marion

hotpotato said...

hope you are enjoying your trip.

Susan White said...

Happy Halloween Sue! This card is a real "treat" for us all today - I love the colours and the dimension you have given by layering the dies.

Thanks, Susan

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hope you are having a lovely time out there. This is gorgeous, love all the swirls.

beachie said...

Hi Sue, Another beautiful card, love the pleated centrepiece. You must have felt so proud to see your die on display. I dont have this die, but do love it.
audrey x

Carol H said...

What a pretty card, the centrepiece is just gorgeous.

bluebache said...

Absolutely love it - love the dimensions as it makes a big change being landscape. Also love the colours .... butterfly ... looks smashing without. x Jackie

Erica said...

Morning Sue,

Lovely cool and elegant card.

Erica x

Maryann said...

Just sooooo beautiful work here again Sue. I love the color and the lace look of this card, soo beautiful work as always hun.

gwen70 said...

stunning card, love the blue and white, and that centre piece is gorgeous. More ideas to have a go at

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue, I really like the blue backing paper with the scalloped edge it really sets off the design. Must try the concertina idea too.
Carole N xx

Anthea said...

Good morning Sue, lovely card today. That must have been slightly weird at first seeing something you had designed in a shop for sale, but an amazing achievement. Hugs xx

Bosquie said...

Beautiful card Sue. Amazing how you think of them XX

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a lovely colour combination so fresh and clean looking. Wish I had papers like that in my stash.
Beverley W

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Sue

Another beautiful card. I love those vintage lace dies and they are on my need list.

How nice to see them in a store

Sue xx

Debbie Tinks said...

Love this card Sue must try this one thanks

nannapat said...

Beautiful colours and a fabulous design Sue. You are so imaginative when it comes to using your dies - it amazes me the ideas you come up with. Pat x

Lacelady said...

This one is a beautiful 'soft' card, with its colour scheme - with or without the butterfly!

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Another lovely card today !! The bow is great. I love the centre piece. I have never realy been that keen on the Parisian die set but I am sure some of my other die sets would work just as well. Love your vintage lace dies. Great colour combination. I bet finding your die set in a craft shop was very exciting !! I bet you were thrilled !! Glad you are having a good time with your family. Lots of love Tres x x x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
Love this card - I think that the colours are gorgeous - very cool and refreshing. Love the focal element and that swirl is beautiful. Will have to give this a go with similar dies.

Jackie D said...

Hi Sue,
I can't imagine how you felt to see your "baby" on display - hot and cold flushes and goosebumps altogether. Perhaps you are not recognised in the crafting world in America as you are here but I hope you took some pictures and made yourself known to the shopkeepers - a little part time job demonstrating whilst on your visits home??? Only kidding, hope you are having a good break with your mum and resting up ready for some new shows for us.
love from Jackie D
P.S. I should add that this is a very pretty card today!!

nancyd said...

morning Sue, another stunning card
love the colours and your vintage
lace dies and are great you can do so
much with them glad you saw them in America
it must have gave you a real buzz
hope are not near any of the damage
done by sandy keep safe. nancyd xx

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Sue, 'congrats' on seeing your dies on display, so exciting for you. Stunning card, love the colour and layout, the 'topper' is gorgeous. Emma

Lizzie said...

Hi Sue
Super card i love the concertina look also the colours are right up my street.
I bet you were well made up when you saw your dies in the shop i know i would if they were mine.
Happy Halloween to you and the family
Thank You
Lizzie (serial copycat)xox

Esther Farquharson said...

Hi Sue, hope you are enjoying your trip and seeing your dies is the icing on the top! I really really love this card as you have used my favourite colour blue, can't wait to try it.
Love and Hugs from
Esther in the Highlands xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, what a great feeling it must have been to see your creation on sale, I hope you told them they were yours! This card is really pretty, and would work with several different combinations of colours. Hope you are having a nice break. Take care, Jess xx

Carol S. said...

Morning Sue, This card is gorgeous. Has a really sort feel about it. I know the feeling of seeing something you designed on show but even more when it is in your home country. Have a great time, Hugs Carol S.xx

Janice K said...

A lovely classy card, the soft blue looks gorgeous. x

Anonymous said...

With or without it's gorgeous, what a great thing to see your "baby" I was going to put for sale but that doesn't sound quite right does it? !!

Mol x

yorkshiresue said...

The card is wonderful and shows your dies potential.
Hugs
Sue XXX

martine said...

Hi Sue Happy Halloween, what a lovely card x It must have felt amazing to see your vintage lace die's on the shelf's for people to buy, well done sue xxx all the best Martine xxx

Christine said...

Cool and frothy, and it would look just as good vertically, with the bow at the bottom.
Thank you, Sue
Christine
x

Cassieajh said...

So pleased for you Sue to see your babies on the shelf. Hugs xx

salem said...

wow card love the dies

lesley sinclair said...

Hi sue happy halloween to you too!! Love the card its very soft and pretty and the colours are lovely. You mustve been so proud to see your dies on sale in that shop,a very rewarding moment for you after all your hard work!! Love lesley xx

Maggie said...

This is such a lovely card with wonderful dies - not at all surprised they had them on the shelves - but it must have given you a real buzz to see them all the same. I'll try this in different colours to change the mood and with different sentiments and maybe without the bow as I do always find the bows a bit heavy. Such good inspiration so thank you. xx

camelot67 said...

A super card Sue - and I just love the colours.

Sue Lewis - Paynter said...

Hi Sue
Happy halloween to you too!! Love this card

Laura O said...

A really pretty card so delicate looking,Have these dies and I must try this card .Laura O

Gill said...

Fab-u-lous dah-ling!

When you visited the shop did you tell them who you are? What a suprise they had!

MARGARET said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card, dont know how you do it day after day.
Margaret L

nzillingworth said...

Hi Sue
What a fabulous embellishment you have mad and looks really complicated but your secret is safe with me. Got a new England look with this colour scheme very nice. Great job.
Born again spellbinder
Nadine hug xxx
nzillingworth@hotmai.com



nzillingworth said...

Hi Sue
What a fabulous embellishment you have mad and looks really complicated but your secret is safe with me. Got a new England look with this colour scheme very nice. Great job.
Born again spellbinder
Nadine hug xxx
nzillingworth@hotmai.com



Anonymous said...

Hi Sue! Just seen your vintage lace dies used by Marissa Job for Heartfelt Creations! She is my 2nd favourite card designer after yourself!
Hugs from Jan Dunham.xx

Anonymous said...

Forgot to say - another lovely masterpiece! Love Jan Dunham.x

Helen said...

Like the card very much. Ordered Vintage Lace from C&C when they were demonstrated but the had run out of stock by the time they got to me. Another set of dies on my christmas list. Santa's sack is going to be overflowing this year (ha,ha)

howdy said...

love the scroll. managed to get it and i have to hold myself back from adding it to every card!

Cazann49 said...

Hi Sue, This is a lovely card, I have the Parisian dies, and other different ones, so could prob make a similar one:) Thanks for the inspiration..Have a great day with your mum..xx

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty, such restful colouring.

Meg said...

Hi Sue,
Did you do a demo for them in the shop so they could show off the great results using your dies??

I love the colours but the card is a bit fussy for me.

Margaret O
xxx

Rose in Chester said...

Oh Sue, this card just sings to me.
It's lovely. I shall have a go at concertina-ing......
And why are you surprised at seeing your dies in an American shop? I'm sure they are as discerning as we are......
But you must be VERY proud - I know I'd send EVERYONE into the shop, just to see "my babies".

yorkielass said...

Happy Halloween to you too. A clean crisp card, love how you have made the concertina element, sooo effective. The bow is scrummy and I can imagine the butterfly on the original.
You must have been made up to see your bay dies on the shelves in that shop, bet the owner would be thrilled to have you in the shop, what publicity. You deserve all the praise for your hard work and dedication.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs June xxx

dragonswing said...

I love all the frills on this card. So cute!!

Jill Liddle said...

I love the way you have used the die and pleated it into a rosette. Must give this a go. I'm not too keen on blue colours but this is very pretty.

Ita said...

Hi Sue another fab card I just love the backing the blue is so soft and for once I have the dies lol
Smiles
Ita

Maid of Kent said...

Lovely card blue and White always looks so fresh and clean. The shade of blue on the background paper is such a lovely colour. Enjoy your holiday. Hugs Ann

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Love everything about this card, your dies are on my christmas wish list, it must be very special to see your designs on sale.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

Rosemarie said...

Hi Sue, How wonderful to see your dies on the store, you must be very proud. I hope you told them who you were. This card is great, I love blue and the edge looks quite different. Hope you are enjoy ing your stay with your Mom.

Margaret said...

Yet another beautiful and stunning card.
Pleased to hear your shopping trip was so enjoyable I do hope you told the store who designed such beautiful dies!
Margaret

Claveh said...

I think you should be very proud Sue, your dies are stunning, the card is beautiful, as usual. Thank you for the ideas. xxx

lynda said...

Hello Sue another fab card as always you do have such a great crafty gift you are such an inspiration, i love the blue and white so fresh .Enjoy your time with mum. Love & hugs Lynda x

Vie Carter said...

This is a lovely card Sue

Bet you was proud to see your dies for sale in the shop - imagine how many people you have made happy using them - me included

Vie
x

Becky Dunham said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Sue! Love those soft colors with the lacy accents! How sweet that you saw your dies in that store! I probably would have cried like a baby :)

Carole Z said...

How wonderful to see your very own design dies in a shop! I do love these dies and I think I will be making a card just like this one at some point..beautiful! Carole Z X

Marlene said...

This is lovely I have these die's so will give it a go How lovely to see your own dies did you tell them they were your creation x

Phil D said...

Lovely card Sue - been thinking of you and all US people on the east coast as the last few days have been horrendous - good wishes and keep safe and well
Phil D

Sheila's little Haven said...

Gorgeous Sue. just gorgoeus. Hugs Sheila.x

jordiegirl said...

Lovely for you to see your dies on sale in the States.

Another beautifulcard.

debs said...

Hi Sue what a elegant card i love the colours you have used. I still think that your dies are up there in with the best. Hope you are having a great time with your mum.
Take Care


Debs Artliff

debs said...

Hi Sue what a elegant card i love the colours you have used. I still think that your dies are up there in with the best. Hope you are having a great time with your mum.
Take Care


Debs Artliff

Ayelet Barkay said...

Nice card! Pretty pack you there :)

stella wright said...

I really must get these dies of yours they are so preety when cut and they have made a lovely card.I got your first set but no money at time to get these maybee they will be back on c&c again.Ihave the venitian x

dutchess said...

I watched you demo this one am so glad you have put it up as I loved it .....thanks Sue ...I hope you told them in the shop that you were the designer of your dies...I use then all the time they really are my favourites! hugs

Anonymous said...

OMG, Sue, to see your babies hanging on the wall - what a thrill.

Like most, I suspect, who don't live near a big town, we rarely see Spellbinders in stores - come to think of it, never have. Wish we could though.
Don't we nearly all buy on line now??
Sue-per card again!!

'P' in Wales.

Jane said...

Very pretty delicate and fresh.

Jane xx

Sue said...

I love your dies Sue they are yummy and gorgeous card huggles hun hope your having a great time I love Florida too lol xxxxx

magpie said...

Oh Sue, this is gorgeous! I love your Vintage Lace dies & how you've pleated them. The background paper is lovely & how you've used the border scallop dies that give it such an elegant look. The colours are a match made in heaven, so so pretty & yes, can imagine it with a butterfly too. I'm so pleased for you that the stamp shop had your dies in there! Recognition & hopefully more stock of spellbinders in the states at last! Wonderful! Sounds like you're having a great time at your moms. Glad you're having a rest! xx Love Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful colours - you've done it again Sue.
God bless
JanNxx

yorkie said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card Sue I keep saying I will try to do one of your cards
Sue you should be proud of your dies I have most of them and they are georgous
Take Care
Theresa x

Fieldsend said...

Evening Sue, beautiful card again and love using your dies.

Kind regards
June xx

nikkib said...

You must have been so proud to see them for sale there..... yet another lovely card Sue.... hope you're having a good time x

brenda said...

A lovely clean,fresh card today Sue I have these dies so will have a go probably won't look as good as yours though. It must have been exciting seeing your dies on sale I have just come back from Florida and also saw your dies in a couple of there large craft stores . Looking forward to seeing you back on C&C soon x

Christine Hussey said...

Hi Sue, I bet you were doing a little happy dance when you saw your dies in the store. Hope they gave you some discount on your purchases. Your card today is just so beautiful and the blue and white is so fresh looking. Your vintage dies are next on my list of must haves. Hugs Christine H xx

Sally Bernhard said...

Hi Sue,

What a beautiful card, so clean and fresh looking, just love it.
I was wondering if you could help me? I have purchased one of the A4 Embosibilities and cant use it on my Grand Calibur because I cant get the white plate out of the machine. I saw you do it on C&C but just cant get mine out. Any suggestions? Thanks Sue x

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the dazzlers.

Karen Edwards said...

Very new england. Glad you saw your dies in the states,sometimes i think we are so lucky to have so much of you over here.

"Talk to the Tail" said...

Oh that must have been a real thrill seeing your own designs. Well done Sue. Lovely card again xXx

Jean Woodward said...

Hi Sue

Another lovely card, Really pretty. Seeing your dies in the states must have been an amazing surprise, they are lovely.

Happy Crafting
Jean

jennywren1947 said...

HI SUE LOVELY CARD HOW STRANGE YOU,VE NOT SEEN YOUR DIES B4 WE USUALLY GET ALL THE NICE THINGS WELL AFTER THE STATES
HUGS CHRIS X

Helen Owen said...

Another stunner Sue, I love pale blue and white, always so classic looking. I love the way you concertina the dies for a 3d motif, I've had a go but always end up covered it glue :)

Sound like you are having a good holiday, seeing your dies on display like that must of been a very proud moment, but not too shocking lol as you are like crafting royalty

Looking forward to tomorrows creation
Helen O xxx

www.thediecutdiva.com

Pam said...

I love this card Sue, so beautiful, hope you are having a lovely time with your Mum

Love Pam B

Crafty Nanna said...

Oh wow, stunning, so pretty and the colours work so well, it's beautiful. I can imagine a butterfly but it is perfect as it is.
Glad you had such a good day shopping, it must be lovely to see your dies there, I bet the owner was surprised to see their creator in her shop too!

Hugs Lynn

Didleydimo m said...

Hi Sue. Another fab card and easily tuned into a Christmas card and also ok for a masculine card too xxxx

trish from Wolverhampton xxx said...

very pretty Sue.

Jean Z said...

Just love the card so elegant lovely colours perfect.xx Jean Z

Ria Gall said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely simple yet elegant card. Great choice of colours, but then you always do put great colours together.
Ria

Diana Sinclair said...

Hello Sue

Another stunning card.

Ever thought of producing a magazine????????? That way we could have your inspiration at our fingertips.

Diana

Jean Johnston said...

I love the fresh look of this card Sue.

iggy said...

what can i say apart from yet again a fab card..........love it...sadly NOT got the dies BUT on my wish list too.

Abuzz With Creativity said...

Hi Sue, hope you enjoyed Halloween?! We did! Got all my PartyLite Halloween candle holders out to decorate for the kids (I'm a consultant of almost 10 years so have lots!) & did various art projects with them. Headband, necklace, brooch & baked a lemon drizzle cake too :-). Didn't take them trick or treating as it was really wet & my sons not fully recovered from his operation.
So excited you saw your dies for sale! Think I might of made some kind of sound that would of indicated I'd found something of great importance - no wonder you're proud :-))). Sounds like your enjoying your time with your family very much?! I'm so sorry for the awful weather some of your country are experiencing... Can't imagine what it's like for them.
Your card today is just beautiful. Such fresh colours. I love those die sets - I have them all ;-) - so might try something similar. Quite like the Christmas themed idea someone mentioned early on. See what I come up with. That consatina look is gorgeous! I really want to get some crafting done tomorrow. Maybe I will as my daughter will be at nursery for her one morning a week. My sons on half term so worked out well for recovery time. He'd like to do some crafts tomorrow as well I'm sure. We'll see! Claire xxx

Sue Parish said...

Hi Sue,
Another gorgeous creation! I love the blue and white and the scalloped edgeability edged background - as well as everything else of course!
How cool to see your dies in that shop! They are my favourites, the Vintage Lace, I just love them.
Sue xx

Jan.moogie said...

Bet you were so proud when you saw your dies there Sue, I know I would be if I were you. Lovely card today, very prettyx

lindyloo12 said...

Another brilliant card, and how lovely to see your dies on display in the shop, but then why wouldn't you because they are really great!

guffie said...

Happy all hallows eve to all of you
love the card Sue even if i am a bit late in posting i still think it's worth it for suchh a beautiful card xx gail from astbourne

hollyberry said...

Hi Sue
This card is so pretty-glad you saw your own dies for sale but why wouldn't you they are glorious!

Sandy Palmer said...

Love how you combined and layered the Parisian Motif with the vintage lace! Love the swirl too! Beautiful calming feel to your card! It is quite lovely!

Pearl said...

I love these lovely delicate dies!
Pearl x

julie said...

hi sue, lovely lovely card again, i sell my cards and everyone loves them, but they yours i just copy them lol crafty hugs julie x

angiec said...

lovely card, i like the size of this one and the way every thing flows to the bottom

AnneRD said...

So pretty., love it

Craftychris said...

Gorgeous!

Su said...

Clean and crisp colour choice - loving the pleated centre too!

Su (Soop)

SUZYD said...

BEAUTIFUL CARD.SUZYD X

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