Saturday, 20 October 2012

Want Another Year?

Hello there bloggers!  Today is a real milestone for me and you!  I have been posting every day for the past year and you have been popping in to look every day too!  I made a conscious decision one year ago to post my cards each and every day without fail and I have been able to do that! No "I'm too tired" or "I have too much work to do" excuses!   I have enjoyed it immensely so I want to say a big thank you to all of you that have been with me all the way as well as those of you that have just recently discovered the blog.  One year ago I sat looking at a huge pile of cards that I had made and realised that nobody had really seen them for more than a few seconds on air during shows.  I thought, what a waste!  By allowing me to bring them to you through my blog, I have felt a real sense of purpose for my card making. 
 I thought that I would do a giveaway today as a sort of anniversary present.  If you leave me a comment today telling me what you have enjoyed most about my blog, I will draw a winner from among the names and give away a set of the Vintage Lace dies that I designed.   I am flying on Sunday to the States and I want to be sure that everyone that comments is in the drawing so I will do the drawing on Monday and then post the winner on Tuesday.  (I will post the comment game winners for the week tomorrow as usual though) How does that sound?
 
To  recap today's card for you, I started with the background which was milk coloured card embossed using the Dainty Dots A4 size embossibility folder.  I inked the edges with Antique Linen distress ink and matted it on taupe card.  I cut the largest size of Decorative Labels 8 in taupe card as a backdrop for my focal element.  Next I stamped my sentiment on milk card and cut it out using the next size down in the same set.  I went down to the remaining two sizes in the set and cut a frame which I mounted on foam pieces over my sentiment.  Using the Krinkly Kraft paper (twistwrap kraft paper as it is also called), I cut several flowers from the Jewelled Flowers and Flourish set and layered them up and put pearls in the centres.  I cut another bunch of the flowers from milk coloured card and layered them up as well.  I arranged them around my focal element for a real girlie card.  I added some of the swirls from that set as accents.  I pierced the edges of a double milk coloured mat and added some pearls to the corners to finish it off.  I hope you like it!  Don't forget to leave me a comment today to be in for a chance at the anniversary drawing.  What do you say, should we try to make it every day for another year!!!!  All for now, Sue x



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jen said...

Beautiful card as always
You give me so much inspiration
Love your daily blogs
Thank you
Jenny

Debby Berry said...

Sue,
Wow a year of sending joy to lots of crafty friends. My cards have truly been transformed as a direct result of seeing your beautiful creations daily . You are such an inspiration to me and I look forward each day to checking out your magic. Besides the expensive ha of wanting what Sue has displayed, when I send cards back to the States the comments are, I should frame this card. Thanks Sue for making this choice to blog daily. Xxxx

auscrafts said...

well it looks like I'm the first to comment unless it takes me too long to write this .What I love about your blogg is all the different style of cards you make,plus the inspired use of the dies .I sometime look at the dies I have and wonder what to do with them especially the smaller ones.Some of the cards you make the colours aren't my favourites but I can look beyond that and see how the design can be addapted to suit the sort of card I need .I hope you do continue posting your lovely cards for the next year and the next and the .............

Rosie said...

Yes please, Sue. After yet another stunning card this morning (I really like the new A4 dots embossing folder) I would love another year of delightful inspiration.

Caroline said...

Hi Sue I don't comment very often but I just wanted to say I love your card's they truly are a work of art and give inspiration to many people so thankyou. Have a lovely time with your mum. Hugs Caroline xxx

Ginny said...

I have just discovered your blog (as in early this week!) Your cards are beautiful, and I love the way you use the different dies in unusual ways. I have added you to my Google Reader (which I prefer to being a follower) and am looking forward to seeing your creations every day!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for a cardtastic year. Please carry on for years and years. Every morning I look at your blog and I just want to start my card making instead of going to work! Have a safe journey and a great break in USA
Carole
Holmfirth

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
congratulations on your Anniversary.
superb card as always.
I always feel my day has really started after gazing at your wonderful creations. Theres nothing like a Sue Wilson's card to brighten up a day. Apart from that you give us such fabulous inspiration too. To me it's my daily fix if you will excuse the expression.
My kindest regards to your family when you see them tomorrow.
May you have a very pleasant journey.
Have a wonderful crafty day.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Sandra said...

Wow l just love my Calibur now,it has been in the cupboard for a long time,since finding your blog l now have it out all the time,love your cards,whish l found you a year ado thank-you so much. Sandra

Vee Cassidy said...

Dear Sue, Congratulations on the milestone. It is a huge effort to post every single day; hard enough to put the pics on but you give a complete write up too.
What do I like most? It is never knowing what you are going to share next. The expectation is there that there will be a beautiful, original card every day but I never know if it is going to be a confection or decadent or a little bit grungy but I do know it is going to range from fab to awesome. There is no other blog I follow that makes me say "Oh My Goodness" or elicits ooohs and aaaahs or just takes my breath away.
Take care, enjoy your trip to the states, take good wishes from us to your family and come home soon.
Love, Vee xx
(I don't need to go in any draw as I have not been commenting so much recently as I once did owing to health issues but I do still open my email and see your cards. I just would not let your anniversary pass without comment.)

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - I think your blog is just fabulous - I started card making in Jan this year and discovered your blog about 6 months ago. For a week or two I just looked and then I plucked up the courage to comment - been hooked ever since! There's just so mchc variety, inspiration and tips - its truly wonderful. Please continue for another year with daily postings - or I might have to go into rehab. Wonder what's on Sue's blog today? is one of the first thoughts I have every morning. Thank you.
Rgs
Clare W

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue. Thank you for the inspirations, Another lovely creation, I just wish I had more of these dies to play with, although it is fun to try and make the card with alternatives. Please keep them coming. Have a safe trip to the states. I shall be travelling through France back to England Sunday, lets hope its a good day.
Carole N x

scottish crafter said...

Hi Sue. Happy anniversary on your year old every day Blog. Since watching your shows and following your Blog I have become a Spellbinders groupie. Your cards are an inspiration for me, I have tried to replicate many and it has cost me a fortune but it has been worth it because of the enjoyment I get from making cards and the wonderful comments I receive from the recipients.

Enjoy your visit with your mom and don't work too hard over in Florida but do bring some wonderful creations back.

Wilma x x

Eemeli said...

Beautiful card as always. Love the flowers and how well the shades of cream and brown fit together.

Hugs from Finland, Eemeli

Mariek said...

Your cards are wonderful and a true inspiration to me. I do hope you Continue blogging your cards for a long, long time. Thank you for your dedication x

Jani Lewis said...

Such a beautiful card!

val jones said...

Good Morning Sue. Another beautiful card. If it's one thing I've learnt from looking at your blog everyday is that I don't have to use my dies as they are. I can always snip a bit here or turn them a different way and they look totally different. So thankyou for unleashing my imagination and here's to many more years.

jucrook said...

Hi Sue. I look at your blog every morning although I don't always comment. Love the variety of cards that you share and aspire to make something one day that may be as good. Looking at the cards does however fuel my Spellbinders addiction - much to my family's disgust!!! Have a lovely time in the States, I am planning a hol there next year and am really excited about all the crafty stuff that I can sneak into my suitcase. Ju

Junotom said...

Hi sue, fab idea of yours to post your cards for us bloggers to follow. I look forward each day to see what inspiration you have to offer and I love the colours in today's card. I like the explanation you give for us to follow, it is so easy. I have been making cards for a few years now but bought my GC about 6 months ago and use it for all my card making now. Have a great time with your mum, and come home safe.
Bye for now
Janet

happy2craft said...

Good Morning Sue,
Todays card again, is gorgeous, love the colours and the layout, another really beautiful card.
I was scrolling through your blog the other night, the pictures of the cards are just so beautiful, they just get better and better as each day comes. The write up of each one is so clear and understandable, you can easily re-create one if you have the dies.
You know how I feel about your blog and your beautiful cards, so looking forward to another year of fabulous inspiration and beautiful works of art.
Have a safe trip Sunday, enjoy your stay with Mum, six weeks will seem quick, when we have your blog to follow every day.
Wishing you a lovely time.
Michelle (happy2craft)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, first of all thank you for taking that time out of your very busy schedule to post, your beautiful cards are invaluable keeping us inspired. Todays is a prime example. Best wishes for a safe journey and I hope you have a lovely time with your Mum.

Edwina

Patricia said...

Good Morning Sue,
Yes! Yes! Yes! PLEASE!!!... keep them coming, I have loved every moment of the past year. First thing I do each morning is check your Blog Oh! My! Word! how would I get through the day without a look at your wonderful creations.
What would we do without your inspiration??? Every morning is a treat, might not always be 100% for me. I can look into your design and I can always see something that makes me want to make a card, in my style.
Have a great time with your family, I know you have lots of things to think about for the future, I just hope they all plan out as you want them to. Look forward to having you back on our screens filling us with enthusiasm
God Bless you and Yours.

Patricia xx

Beth Peake said...

Morning Sue.
I really do love this card. So feminine and easy to adapt to any theme. Make a lovely wedding card me thinks too......
Have a great time at home, have a rest (yeah right lol) come back to us all refreshed and with more fabby ideas.

See you again soon
luv n hugs

Beth xxx

The Paper Craft Tutor said...

Congratulations on reaching your first year milestone!
Have a lovely time back home with your Mum.
R x

Chrissie J Lui said...

Morning Sue....Congratulations on your anniversary. Looking at your blog daily seeing your beautiful cards gives me a good start, and lots of inspiration. Like many other followers i used to find it hard to think outside the box am finding it a lot easier now after following your blog. So a great BIG thank you for taking the time to post every day.
Your card today is gorgeous as usual, I love the flowers and the colour combo. Once again THANK YOU.
Have a lovely time with your mum, and enjoy the crafting as I am sure you will still be doing some.

Happy crafting
Chrissie x x x

Crafty Nanna said...

Morning Sue, stunning card as usual, I love the colours. I have only recently found your blog but do wish you happy first bloggy birthday and look forward to seeing the next year in with you. I get such inspiration from your cards and having been lucky enough to meet you know that you are so commited to your craft. Looking at your follower numbers it's such a shame we couldn't have got it to the 3700, only 6 more followers needed too!

HAve a safe trip and have a good weekend

Hugs Lynn

Sylvia W said...

Hi Sue. I am a fairly new follower of your blog but really look forward to seeing what you have designed each morning. Makes me want to add to my spellbinders collection so I guess you are doing your job!! Hope you can keep giving us all the inspiration.
Sylvia

Marleine said...

Good morning Sue,
What a year it has been for both you and me. Your consistency of style ,colour and inspiration has been a help and guidance. Here's hoping you will continue.
Your card today is beautiful and puts me in mind of Victorian lace and style.
Wishing you all the best. X

Izzwizz said...

Congratulations on a fab year sue! Yes please, another year would be great! I love your blog. The different uses you come up with for the dies are great and so are all the details, but your lovely personality just shines through and that's what has kept me logging on every day! May there be many more. Have a good flight and enjoy your visit to the US. Maddy x

Nanny Jo said...

WOW!! Another inspiring card for us! Sue, I love to see your cards every day, your blog is the first thing I go to in the mornings. You see things in the dies that most of us would miss, and bring another dimension to our cardmaking. THANK YOU!!

Izzwizz said...

Ps I used one of your techniques and gave a link to your blog from mine yesterday. Hope that was ok. Xx

Tracie Carmody said...

Sue such a beautiful, stunning card. Love the colours, the layers, the flowers, everything.

Wow a year of posting cards everyday, that is no mean feat! I haven't been with you the whole year but probably half of it now. I do look every single day without fail. You have inspired me so much, in fact you have cost me a small fortune lol

Since seeing you on C&C,due to local card shop friends telling me about you and your stunning cards, I have definitely geared a lot of my cards around Spellbinder Dies. I have bought so many but of course still have lots to get

I haven't ever exactly copied a card but used your cards to inspire me. Even though I don't have a favourite because there are too many one that means the most to me is the one with candles. You may remember me emailing a picture of it to you as it inspired me to make a congratulations card for my boss when he got his Knighthood at the beginning of the year. You let me know about the crown etc that Spellbinders do which I have bought and plan to use to make a outer cover for a folder to put all of his congratulation letters in for a keepsake for his future generations. Well to get a Knighthood isn't an every day occurance. I will send you a picture once I get around to doing it, probably Christmas as he is going to collect at the Palace in December so would like to include some pictures of the day.

Anyway, thank you for dedicating so much of your time in posting the blogs everyday, I can appreciate how much time it would take.

Look forward to future inspiration and as mentioned before would love to see some using the d-lites if at all possible

Love and hugs, Tracie xxxx

Cdteach said...

Congratulations on an amazing year. I've looked in everyday for inspiration and the one thing I've learnt has been how versatile dies are and that they are not just what you first see and that there are more ways to use them.

Ab Fab Designs said...

Hi sue your cards are fab every day there is another stunning design . Enjoy your break Hugs xx

mags said...

A lovely card again today Sue. Well done on blogging every day for a year. Your cards are so inspiring. I love all the techniques that you bring to us and the wonderful variety of cards. Long may it continue.
Mags
x

baconbits said...

Good morning Sue,

Waht an amazing card, this has a very Victorian feel to it.
Well Happy Blogg Birthday, what an amazing year it has been. I have had great pleasure in looking in everyday to see the wonderful inspiration. The only problem that i have is "adjectives" i am running out of them.
Thank you for giving of your time to inspire so many people.
But the best bit about your blog is it makes me smile everyday.
Have a very safe journey and enjoy the time with your Mum.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Gail said...

Congratulations on your one year of blogging. I have been checking in to see your cards for most of the year , but I have only just started leaving a comment.
I love your blog because I know when I log on every day there will be a new card for me to view, I find it disappointing when I log onto other blogs and there is no new entry.
As for today's card it is beautiful, safe journey next week.
Gail C x

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Congratulations on your 1st Anniversary

Thankyou for giving us your blog buddies the inspiration each day we really appreciate you doing this for us.
I love to check out your blog each day and see all the wonderful creations you have made. You are so generous to share with us your fantastic cards please can we have another year.

Your card today is stunning I love the design and colours are just gorgeous.

Have a lovely time over there with your Mum and family take good care.

Luv n hugs Annx without an "e"

Desiree said...

Happy Anniversary Sue!
Thank you for giving us all so much pleasure over the last year. You have to carry on because otherwise clinics all over the country will have tidal wave of people with depression from withdrawal symptoms - your blog and my coffee are what I have to do first thing each morning!
What I love about your blog is the inspiration I get from your use of colour, texture and the way you combine your dies in 'out of the box' ways. You are also such a lovely, warm and generous person and I love watching you on C+C, especially when you are with your 'brother' Dean! Have a good time with your Mum. xx

Lin W said...

Because of you Sue I now use my dies so much more than I ever did before,you are such a insipration to me and everyone who see's your blog each and every day, PLEASE dont stop,we would all have to have to go through cold turkey without you.
Here's to the next year.
xxx

nannapat said...

Wow! 366 (it's a leap year) beautiful cards that you have brought us. The special thing about your blog for me is the inspiration you give. Congratulations on your first year and may there be many, many more to come. Pat x

Dawn said...

I wake up in the morning and think oh good I can look at another wonderful card from Sue on her blog,switching my computer on is the first thing that I do. We would love another year of your gorgeous cards and your inspiration. You leave no detail out when explaining how you make them, so we appreciate everything that you bring to us. Have a wonderful time with your mum-Hugs xx Dawn S

dutchess said...

happy posting anniversary Sue...why do I like your blog what other way would I see your wonderful cards and have the inspiration to make and craft..you have taught me so much this past year with your tips and ideas...not to mention my empty bank balance LOL.....you have kept me going through a very tough year nursing my Mum and sadly loosing her last month, so thank you Sue for your continued hard work in doing what you do...so beautifully......bless
bet you are looking forward to a hug from your Mum...take care ...dutchess

Jenni Murphy said...

Hi Sue I have only been following you for a couple of months but since I became a follower I have looked at your blog daily. Your beautiful cards have given me so much inspiration and your tips have helped me to get more out of the dies. Look forward to another year of fabulous cards! Today's card is gorgeous, think I need to add that labels die to my ever growing list of things to buy at NEC!!
Have a great trip.
Jen x

Sandra F said...

Wow Sue, A year of giving us lots of inspiration. The first thing I do when I switch my PC on in the morning is to have a look at your blog to see what you are showing us.
Todays card is stunning, I love everything about it.

xx

Ladock girl said...

Happy Anniversary, for your card posting blog, and congratulations on achieving your resolution to post a card every day. Thank you for the chance to win some of your lovely dies Sue, you have been an inspiration to me since I found your blog after a comment you made on C & C along time ago, I have popped in every day and left a comment on your card. You have given me some lovely ideas and now all my cards are a la Sue, I look forward everyday to see what you have created next that I can have a go at. It's much better to see a finished item and adapt that to suit what you have, than to try and work from a sketch, but's that just my own opinion. Good luck for the future postings I shall be coming along as usual. Thank you once again Sue. xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Although I have only been with you for eight months as I bought my GC then you and the machine, but mostly you, changed my craftig for life. I see your inspiration every morning - the different ways of using all sorts of mediums - the use of the dies (not only the obvious but even little ways that when I see you use them I think -now why didn't I see that!! - I have trawled through markets looking for non crafting items to use on my cards which I would never have done. So FROM ME TO YOU SUE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE LAST EIGHT MONTHS AND I CERTAINLY WILL BE WITH YOU FOR THE NEXT YEAR AND ONWARDS
Janet x

cebelica said...

I think that's my favourite card that you've made. It's gorgeous. "My" colours and lots of flowers. I love it! Hugs! xx

Felicie said...

This card is so beautiful as always.
Greetings
Felicie

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on a very successful year Sue! I am relatively new to the blog but have studiously gone through the archives to see how your style has developed. I've particularly liked your generosity - the way you are unfailingly giving of your creativity, letting us see how it should be done. Thank you - and please don't stop! Sue in Worcester

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Sue
Congratulations and this card is no exception it is beautiful as are all of your other cards you give me so much inspiration and just love looking at your beautiful work
Hugs Dianne xx :)

nmty said...

Hi Sue, all i can say is that since i started following your blog it has become a part of my daily routine, even on work days I always look at your blog in my lunch break. I love the fact that you showcase the dies and give us different designs every day, and you have really inspired me in my own card making, and I can honestly say that following your blog, and purchasing a GC, has changed the way i make my cards for the better.

Thank you and please keep up the good work!

I must say that i love today's card, what stunning flowers.

lv norma

hotpotato said...

This card is gorgeous I just love the colour combo. I visit your blog every day because I just love what ideas you come up with of how to use Spellbinders. It's my daily fix! so keep on blogging. Have a great time in the US.

Joesgrandma said...

Another gorgeous card Sue. Love the colours and layout. Thanks Sue!

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Well what can I say that has not been said already. You are a true inspiration to us crafters and your blog is the first thing I look at each day. I have changed my cards so much since I have been following you so thank you. Yes I'm sure that we all hope you carry on blogging each day please.

The creation you have posted today is fantastic I love it all the flowers from the jewel set are so pretty, I love the ones made with the craft paper.

Enjoy your trip to see your mum and family.
Lydia
X

Kim Patten said...

Congratulations Sue, I only discovered your blog recently although I have watched you on create craft for a long time. I love seeing your cards and its great to be able to study them at my leisure and read your tips and how you made them. I really enjoy the fact that you look at the dies and find different ways to use them which I would never have thought of. Thanks for the inspiration.

Crafty Lark said...

Good Morning Sue, I haven't been a blogger for very long but I am enjoying the way you look at a die and see something totally different - it may be a bit of a die so it extends how we can use them. Your cards always look special so keep them coming and have a safe journey. xx Flora

darcydaydream said...

congrats on your blog birthday. I've only been with you a few months but you have given me so much inspiration. I've since bought a Grand caliber and tons of dies and its taken my card making to a new level. so many thanks and hope to see you every day for many years to come......Christine....xx

lindyloo12 said...

Hi Sue Another lovely card!

Happy Anniversary, You should give yourself a big pat on the back for keeping to your resolution, especially with the busy life we all know you have. I just love your blog as it gives me a sense of anticipation every day when I log on, as to what colour or design your card will take. I also love it for all the hints and tips you are so generous to pass on to us all, and I know my own cards are more professional as a result. I never copy your cards but try to use your layouts in a different way or colour,and I watch you so much on TV and show my husband the cards you make each day that he now knows who you are! Because of you I don't have to tell him what present I would like for my birthday or Christmas as he knows very well I want the latest spellbinder's dies or a set of stamps you have used. Thank you so much for all your hard work!

Anonymous said...

'morning Sue, Want another Year??

More,more,more,.....Happy birthday to ya, Happy birthday....What have you done today to make you feel proud?.... Spot the tunes?

There is all of life out there from the comments on your blog.

We prefer your blog to the daily news and weather forecast, we NEED it for the "feel good" Factor
Mabex

Carolyn said...

Stunning, and congratulations on reaching your milestone xxxx

Faith Button-Smallman said...

Hi Sue,
Many congratulations on your anniversary and yes please, another year of pure delight would be wonderful. I have thoroughly loved and enjoyed your wonderful cards. I miss not seeing them when I haven't been able to view you blog. You inspire confidence and inspiration to my card making and make me look at how I do things in a different way. Thank you. Have a lovely time in the States and shall be sorry to miss you not being at the NEC in November.
Hugs, Faith xx

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Well a year! that's some going with all the tips and techniques I've learnt from you .I thought you'd already gone to your Mom's and were enjoying the Florida sunshine, still, safe journey Sue! I love this card and reading the blog.... its my 1st read when I log on every day and sets my imagination going for my 1st card of the day!
Thank you Sue
LoveMarg

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue.Like everyone,I think your cards are amazing and without my daily `fix` I would cry.Plese carry on,if you can find the time,you are so mmmmuch appreciated.Love Jackie

Astrid Maclean said...

Morning Sue,
First of ll, huge congrats and thanks, - what an achievement! Not just for managing to post a card but also for giving so much inspiration to so many people every day! I never watch C&C, but I do visit your blog almost everyday, even if I don't always leave a comment. I LOVE your posts though, the descriptions are always so clear (so thanks for that also, I know it's a lot of work), I get so much inspiration for how to combine dies and use them in different ways and I love the design elements on your cards even though my own style is very different. I admire your skills so much!!

Chris NURSER-STEPHENS said...

There are so many things one can say about your cards; the visual impact using colour tones and dimension and of course the beautiful spellbinder dies. You give us all so much inspiration Sue which I look forward to seeing every day, so keep up the good work. Well done for the last twelve months.

Marion said...

Hi Sue well were do i start ,since joining your blog my card making has really improved.
every morning i log on and cant wait to see the card ,also i have learnt a lot more about how to use the dies.so thank you for giving up your time to do this and PLEASE carry on.
Marion

Anonymous said...

INSPIRATION

Your cards are a real joy to see. I look at your blog every day so inspiration.
Sue Eyre
THAME.

joy said...

Hi Sue
how wonderful a year happy anniversary.
Well you have given me so much inspirtion about dies ribbon pins bottons card ect. That i sit in my craft room for hours, lol
my cards look a lot better than wot they use to.
TODAYS CARD
simply fantastic just love it.
I hope you have a safe journey back home
joyce.e

Lacelady said...

Happy Card Anniversary Sue - you have given me immense pleasure along the way, with all your beautiful cards - this is the first place I come to when I switch on my 'puter, so I really appreciate all your efforts. Long may it continue! Thank you, as always.

Heather T said...

Good morning Sue
Happy 1st Anniversary it's been a fabulous inspirational year. I have been with you the whole year and boy have you grown, every day you post a different card and every one has made me think out of the box. Thank you for all your hard work it is appreciated by us all. I struggle to try and find different things to say about your cards so I don't repeat myself lol. A cup of coffee and your blog is the highlight of my day, so here's to another year of inspiration from 'THE QUEEN OF SPELLBINDERS'.
Today's card is so pretty I love everything about it , have a brilliant time with your Mom and Heather and look forward to seeing you in December on C&C.
Hugs x

Carla Amor said...

Wow, good milestone to have achieved Sue, well done and heres to the next year. I live your blog, your cards are so inspirational and you have certainly encouraged me to get back to crafting. Wishing you a good time in America.x

Carla Amor said...

Wow, good milestone to have achieved Sue, well done and heres to the next year. I live your blog, your cards are so inspirational and you have certainly encouraged me to get back to crafting. Wishing you a good time in America.x

AdrienneQ said...

Sue,
First thanks for a lovely card. Now about the last year, well its been bad for my bank account as i NEED so many dies, but it has been so good for me as I feel I have gained a crafting friend whose work I admire very much and who is so generous with her time and knowledge in creating a wonderful blog. Have a great trip to see your Mum.

AdrienneQ said...

Sue,
First thanks for a lovely card. Now about the last year, well its been bad for my bank account as i NEED so many dies, but it has been so good for me as I feel I have gained a crafting friend whose work I admire very much and who is so generous with her time and knowledge in creating a wonderful blog. Have a great trip to see your Mum.

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Sonia Jones said...

Happy first anniversary Sue. This is a fab card and i love the colours and everything about it. I love following your blog as you give me so much inspiration, as you do to so many others. I try to check what card you've decided to show as soon as i get up for work. Even before i shower! It's sort of become a ritual for me and while i was in Turkey recently i'd check your blog from my phone! Admittedly i haven't liked all your completed cards but there are always some elements on them that i do like. Plus then, micro beads! These beads have become a must have for me in loads of different projects i've done. I'd love you to keep giving us the inspiration we need to use and adapt our spellbinders for many years to come. Hugs Sonia x

Anonymous said...

lovely card, well done sue, love looking at your blog every day, great inspiration judith xx

Missmizog said...

Hi Sue
Congratulations on your anniversary.
For me, it was seeing you on tv and loving your cards and style, wanting to try and emulate some of your magic on my cards. When i give a card now i get such wonderful feedback, which i put down to your inspiration. Thank you, please dont stop.
Have a good time in the USA.
Sue

sarah hyett said...

Hi Sue another amazing card. I love tuning into your blog! Its great to see all your lovely ideas with the cards you make and it inspires me to experiment more with the dies that I have. Keep up the hard work and enjoy your trip to the States. Crafty hugs.

Clare said...

Lovely card, love the colours you've used. Congratulations on reaching your year milestone, well done for blogging everyday. I have enjoyed each and every blog post you've done, I have been inspired so much by the cards you've done and have learnt a lot about using the dies in different ways.
Hope we have many more years of your lovely cards.

Clare x

foxyg said...

Happy Anniversary Sue. I just love your blog, I get so much inspiration from it. I print off a lot of your cards and dialogue and I have quite a collection now. And if my husband knew how many Spellbinders dies and embossing folders I have, he'd have a fit!
Keep up the brilliant work - here's to another wonderful year!
Have a great time in the USA.

Valerie Cawood said...

Hi Sue


Yes, please keep going.
I have totally transformed how I make cards.
Love, love all of them.
Thank you Val x

Val said...

Hi Sue
Please keep going. Love opening your blog in the mornings, even before I go to work.
They have transformed how I make cards.
Love, love, love them.
Thanks Val x

Rose in Chester said...

Want to see another year? Is the Pope Catholic? Does the sun rise in the East?? - There is your answer! I am so very grateful for you to sharing your cards and tips(and thereby showing your talents)
with us all. It is us who have to thank YOU.
Part of my getting up routine is to switch the PC on and enjoy your blog.
Thank you Sue, and have a great time with your mom.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Happy Anniversary.
WOW oh WOW, just when I thought they couldn't get any better, THEY DID. This card is stunning, I love it so much, I can't wait to give it a try.
Have a safe journey to see your Mum.
Your Blog has been an inspiration to me, (as my imagination is not that good ha ha), you have shown me how to make my cards beautiful, and your Blog is my 'morning ritual', my 'morning 'fix'', please keep on inspiring all of us.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

nuttinanni said...

Congratulations Sue on your 1st Anniversary. Yes, let's go for another year or maybe more. I have certainly enjoyed your blog and the beautiful cards you have shared with us.I had been looking for a die machine and happened to see the launch on c&c of the Grand Calibur. By the time you were ready to demonstrate the first card, i was hooked, ordered it and have never looked back. It is almost never packed away, even my grandchildren love using it to make some shapes for art classes in school. Thank you so much. Enjoy your stay in USA and come back refreshed to show us more. Once again thank you for your inspiration. Safe Journey, cheryl

trish from Wolverhampton xxx said...

Gorgeous Sue as usual.

Val said...

Hi Sue
Yes please, continue your daily blog, love it.
I open it every day even before I go to work.
It has totally changed how I make cards.
Love today's, will have a go but with different dies as I do not have this one, YET
Thank you, Val x

Jane said...

Well Sue today's card says it all, Amazing its beautiful everything about it.HAPPY BLOGING BIRTHDAY all I can say is you have brought a lot of meaning to my life, I really look forward to logging on to your blog every day. The inspiration and ideas you bring to use are amazing, I must say you have cost me a fortune lol, I need all the things you demonstrate. Looking forward to another successful year.Please get more stock for when you are on C&C It drives me mad when you sell out on the fist show aired Thanks A Million for all you bring to our life's.

Jane xx

Val said...

Hi Sue
Please keep going. Love opening your blog in the mornings, even before I go to work.
They have transformed how I make cards.
Love, love, love them.
Thanks Val x

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, yet another beautiful card, love the colours on this. What I like most about your blog, is the inspiration. We may not have all the dies, but the way you combine different ones, put the cards together, the colour combinations, and using patterned papers. Who could fail to find inspiration to try something. I often go back over previous posts for ideas if I am looking for something specific. I actually feel like something is missing from my day if for some reason I cannot check your daily post. Please keep going, you bring beauty and a smile to the day. Bx

Mary at Doghouse said...

Morning Sue

As always another beautiful card yes please keep up the blog to give those of us who are not quite so gifted the inspiration to make some unusual and stunning cards. I know some of mine are not up to your standard but I have been happy with the results.

Sudha said...

Pretty sweet. Love the colors too.

Sudha
sudha-kalra.blogspot.in

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I also blog every day and when I am away schedule a post for every day without fail. It's a good practice I think and followers seem to lie it. I know I like your daily blogs as you make me look at using things in a different way. Your cards are very different to mine and I especially love the different ways you use the Spellbinders and the flowers, love that kraft paper.

Sandybee said...

Another beauty this morning Sue.

Congratulations on your first year of blogging.
I think we all get so much inspiration from your cards and if we get stuck for ideas we know there's help on your pages. So here's looking forward to the next twelve months
xx Sandra

gwen70 said...

Yet another stunning card the colurs are really special. I think reading your blog everyday has really changed the way I look at different dies and all the wonderful inspiration you give us

kimberley said...

What is not to love about your blog Sue-an encyclopedia of the most brilliant designs and by the most amazing designer on the planet and all at my finger tips at the touch of a button.
the finished results are the most sought after cards{who would not love to receive a Sue Wilson inspired card} and your instructions for making the cards are so easy to follow and don't make me feel like a fool.
Also being able to kee up with your own day to day news snippets makes me feel as i am receiving a message from a friend-please don't ever stop doing it !!!!
By the way love today's card -i would feel priviledged if it was sent to me,take care and have a fab trip,give our best to your mum,x.

maxine h said...

Hi Sue
Wow a full year of listing cards on your blog, that deserves a massive pat on the back and just shows the immense dedication you have to your craft and to those of us who follow you.
I only found your blog recently but have watched you on C&C for a long time, I love the fact that I can now look at your cards whenever I need some inspiration (which is quite often lol) and i always always find what I'm looking for, so a massive THANK YOU to you.
Have a great trip to the states, but dont be away for too long, now you are a Brit!!
Big smiles, and hugs
Maxine :-))

beachie said...

Hi Sue, your blog has been a joy to me, I so admire your cards and inspiration. This card is a favourite as I love flowers. I wouldn't miss your blog I learn so much from it. Keep them coming
Audrey x

HiggiSue said...

Congratulations on your milestone..
Love todays card. just my style.
Hugs
Sue H x

sued99 said...

I have so enjoyed looking at your cards every day. They have inspired me to try things I would never have thought of. congratulations on your anniversary.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue ,A big YES PLEASE !!!

Im sure i speak for all of us
You are a true inspiration and WE THANK YOU .

I have turned out some beautiful creations [ i never thought possible ] and its only since i found your blog and daily cards .

Todays card is an eye catcher ,very busy but i love all thats going on .

Have a nice weekend

Elaine H X

fame01 said...

Hi sue well i visit your blog every day without fail , i feel like if i dont come and have a look at all the inspiration you give to us all i feel like i havent had my fix lol. you are a true spellbinder queen and love what you do with the creative expression stuff to, you make my start to any day well worth getting up for keep up all the good and stunning work you do ,one true inspiration to us all .. hugs sarah ..xx heres to another year coming yippeeeeeeee.....
p.s. have a safe journey home to your mum ..xx

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue ,A big YES PLEASE !!!

Im sure i speak for all of us
You are a true inspiration and WE THANK YOU .

I have turned out some beautiful creations [ i never thought possible ] and its only since i found your blog and daily cards .

Todays card is an eye catcher ,very busy but i love all thats going on .

Have a nice weekend

Elaine H X

Sylvie said...

Hi Sue,
Well Done for posting a card every day this last year!!.. I'm one of those with the excuses Lol.. Thank you for your generous gift for one lucky reader.. I hope it's me. Lol..
Hugs
Sylvie

Evas Pyssel said...

Hi Sue !!!I really love to visit your blog and get inspiration how to use my dies. You make fantastic cards and sometimes I wish I had so many more dies to use for my cards.
Wishing you a wonderful time "over there".
Have a nice weekend too !
Love from Eva in Sweden

Anonymous said...

Sue your card today is just so me. I bought all these dies when you showed them on C&C and haven't stopped using them. I think they are so pretty and the flowers so versatile. Your blog is always my first port of call in the mornings and I can't wait to see what you have come up with - always something different and original. You are amazing. How lucky for someone to receive one of your cards - I shall be away for a few days (just in case I should be lucky enough to be picked!!) so look forward to seeing the lucky winner's name when I return. Have a lovely time with your mum, Yvonnexx

hazel said...

Morning Sue lovely card.

Sue thank you for all your inspiration,fantastic ideas, tutorials and for sourcing such fantastic items such as dazzlers etc. Your blog is my morning ritual, pc on kettle on cuppa lemon tea and read your blog. Hope you have a great weekend xx hazel

suep said...

Hi Sue, what a fantastic acheivement a whole year of daily posts. I look forward to seeing your inspiring cards each morning and have taken many of your ideas and tried to replicate them onto my own cards which have improved through the year but are by no way as beautiful as yours. Please keep showing us your fantastic cards. Big crafty hugs. Sue P x x x

Pam Pope said...

Morning Sue,
i visit your blog every day, even before i was a member,and on holidays.
My husband calls your blog "The magnet blog" because i'm so drawn to it.Have a great trip.
Hug's
Pam x

Jenny A from Sale said...

Hi Sue,

I've only recently discovered your blog and this is the first time I have commented. It's fantastic and please continue to post everyday. Your cards are inspirational and have taken my card making to a new level.

Cinders61 said...

You have given me so much inspiration over the last few months,Sue. I love watching you on C&C too. I have so many ideas floating around in my mind for cards since I have started reading your blog. Enjoy your visit to your mum, Sue.

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Sue

What a stunning card and well done on 365 postings. I have to come and see what you have made everyday, cant do anything until I have looked! You always give such inspiration and you have been so kind to me I feel as though you are a special friend through your blog.
Hope your blog goes on for much more than one more year

Sue xxx

jayne denver said...

Hi sue
Happy anniversary the 1st is paper and seems fitting I think
Today's card is beautiful
You give me so much inspiration if I copy one of your cards or even put mt twist on it
I always get the wow factor from the recipient
I don't buy per made toppers I now make all my own
My spellbinder and stamp collection as now take. Over the craft room and my mind
My card making as really turned a few corners I always drop by your stall at shows and recorded your shows on c&c that I have had to put them on disc
I get your email every day and put that in a folder
I guess by now you can tell that I'm a big sue fan
Enjoy your time with your mum
We look forward to your return and all the delightful cards and shows
Thanks jayne

shirley said...

morning sue another beautiful card as always you cards and work is amazing love tge colours you have used shirley xxx

Vick said...

CONGRATULATIONS SUE!!!! On keeping your promise for one whole year, you've done well my friend, i, like everyone else, love visiting you everyday and getting ideas for projects and your love for Spellbinders shines through with your inspirational cards, i love all of them, and this one today is no exception, its stunningly beautiful, hugs lovely lady and here's to the next year too, Vick xxx
the-artful-codger.blogspot.com
My YTChannels vixcrafts & saturatedcanary

nzillingworth said...

Happy Anniversary
Hi Sue
Have i been looking that long lol doesn't seem that long. Still not run out of new ideas. I don't know how you do it. Time has flown.
Another fabulous card, love the colours. Amazing dies, just keep getting better and better. 11 out of 10 card .
Stall today have to dash
Born again spellbinder
Nadine xxxhug
nzillingworth@hotmail.com

Victoria said...

Happy Anniversary Sue! I have so enjoyed reading your blog over the past year (only missed 9 days in August whilst on holiday!). This is the first website I log on to every morning and it's such a source of inspiration. What do I love about it? EVERYTHING. I love the detailed instructions, the close up photos, your lively commentary! My card making has improved and I love the way you show us how to use the dies in different ways. Thank you so much for you countinued hard work and roll on another year! BTW, today's card is another stunner!!!

Jess Watson said...

Happy Anniversary Sue, what a great year for us, the first thing I do in the morning is switch you on! What inspiration you have given me. Keep up the the good work, the day wouldn't be the. Same without my Sue fix. Have a good holiday. Take care, Jess xx

Dinx said...

Sue, congratulations on your blogversary. I love reading your blog everyday to see how you have taken a die and deconstructed it in order to make something totally different from the intended shape. Keep the inspiration coming. Thank you.

Becci said...

A stunning card as always :)
Your blog has given me so much inspiration and I love all the cards you make xxx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
Wow what a milestone! I love your blog and it's the first thing I look at every morning as I'm having my coffee. You have given all of us so much inspiration and help over the last year and it is brilliant to know that whenever we are stuck for an idea all we have to do is log on! Personally, I would also like to thank you for your help and advice on various things and you never cease to amaze me at how quickly you reply to emails. I'm sure that I speak for everyone when I say "thank you" and please keep going!
Have a lovely trip to the States and enjoy your time with your mum and Heather.
Love and best wishes
Alison

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Sue, Congrats on a year of wonderful cards for us to see. Love todays card also, lovely colours, layout and flowers. Emma

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card Sue,I love the design and the colours chosen, I check your blog every morning and have been with you everyday this year, congratulations on making a lovely start to the day for so many people. Please keep it up! Terrie

scofessex said...

Hi Sue

Thank you for a year of wonderful and inspiring cards. Each morning I log onto my computer and the first thing I do is check out what you have posted that's even before I check my mail!!
Keep up the good work.
SC

ellyscard creatief said...

This is breath-taking.


Dit is adembenemend mooi.

Gr ,Elly

barbiepinkfairy said...

Love this coffee and cream card - elegant! Your blog is soo inspirational and great to to use ideas from. The TV cannot do your cards justice and this does. Can I just say I don't know how you manage to do everything you do, look fabulous and nip back and forwards to the US!! Enjoy your trip and keep blogging!

yorkielass said...

Congratulations Sue, and thank you sooo much for your hard work it is much appreciated. You are such a lovely giving person. Your blog brightens up my day and I look forward to seeing your wonderful creations and getting inspiration from them, I never copy but take elements and make them my own. I use micro beads alot and love them thanks to you. Please can we have another year, or more, of your blog.
Todays card is beautiful, flowers are gorgeous.
Have a safe journey to your Mum and and pass our kind regards to your family.
Hugs June xxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, As far I am concerned you MUST continue your blog for the next 50 years!!! I look at it every morning, it is my time, when I can just relax and get my daily inspsiration fix from you. What you have brought to the craftying community deserves a medal. To commit to doing it everyday, and also sticking to that is nothing short of amazing, you are one truly talented lady with such a generous heart and a love of sharing your immense talent with others - long may it go on. Enjoy your visit and come back refreshed. Keep safe.

Love Rosemarie xx

martine said...

Hi sue what a lovely card xxx thank you for the past year of blogs as they are a wonderful card's you are a brilliant crafter and tutor and i look forward to the next year of blog's lol and many more years lol xxx
have a safe journey to florida and have a nice visit with your mom xxx
all the best martine xxx

Crafty Kaz said...

Hi Sue, congrats on your anniversary, I think you blog is amazing and look at your postings every day. It's difficult to pick just 1 thing that I have enjoyed most about your blog,but think that it would have to be the inPspiration that it gives to myself and many others.Please please keep up the daily postings
Kaz x

Mary Wilkie said...

What a fantastic year! You have been an inspiration to me since I bought my Grand Calibur and first set of dies. You are so imaginative with them and have made me look at the dies in various ways. Thank you so much. Looking forward to the next year. Keep on blogging!
Mary Wilkie

hollyberry said...

Hi Sue
Todays card is beautiful as always.
Allowing me to share your blog everyday has given me so much inspiration and some hope that one day my cards might be nearly as good as yours-they have some way to go!Also I feel honoured to be allowed to share your cards,comments and a small part of your life,thank you.

debs said...

Morning sue OMG Sue what s beautiful card i love the colour you have used. Its not a colour that i uused but not Im off to get some. I loove yhe dies that you have used ive just got the die for the flower so now i put a flower on most of my cards. Ive been following your blog everyday since january and i print them off and keep them in a folder. You give me so much inspiration i have learnt so much from you. I made a get well card for my mum and all the nurses wanted to make them some cards. Following your blog is getting me through the worste time of my life as my mum as just passed away after only 4days of being poorly. And as i sat there mum told mr to br strong and carry on making cards as it will get me through and it is as i go into my craftroom where it is quiet and go into my own little world. Hope you have a lovely card with your mum. Take care su

Debs Artliff

Julia Watts said...

Gorgeous card, Sue. Love the colours and the flowers and swirl are just beautiful. Congrats on blogging everyday for a year. I confess I have missed a few days in my year. Hard work, isn't it? Safe journey tomorrow. Much love, Julia xxxx

Didleydimo m said...

Every day I look forward to seeing your next fantastic creation Sue, and they are truely such an inspiration to me. As a newer site member I am currently trying out some of your older projects. Look forward to another year of magic & keep up the good work!

Loopy-Lou said...

Sue happy anniversary! Thank you for all your efforts. I have your blog saved on my iPhone and check it out everyday. I'm always intrigued to see what you will come up with next and when I am in work it helps me think of my craft room and to escaping to a place I'd rather be!! I'm always inspired and hope that one day I might have a card blog too. X

craftycath said...

Thank you Sue for 1 year of the most wonderful cards anyone will ever see. Hope your Mum is well
Love
Cathie Craft x

Didleydimo m said...

Every day I look forward to seeing your next fantastic creation Sue, and they are truely such an inspiration to me. As a newer site member I am currently trying out some of your older projects. Look forward to another year of magic & keep up the good work!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue Congratualations on your achievement by blogging a card every day. I really apprecaiate what you do and enjoy looking at the cards daily. Well done. Have a safe journey to States. Thanks for everything Michelle xxx

Anthea said...

Good morning Sue, Happy 1st Anniversary. When you said the other day it was your 1st anniversary I was shocked to realise I have been following your most inspirational blog for about half of your first year and would miss it terribly if you stopped so please please please keep it up, I still have a lot to learn :) My card making has improved in leaps and bounds since following you and getting my grand caliber. Hope you have a lovely visit back home with your family.Have a safe journey. Hugs xx

JackieP said...

Hi Sue, One of the nicest cards I have seen, you give me so many ideas as I am not all that creative. Enjoy your trip to Americe and have a good time.

SusanP, Kent said...

Good morning Sue,
I LOVE your Blog! It has been my first port of call every day since I first 'discovered' it.
I would go so far as to say that I probably wouldn't have bought my GC without your daily inspiration: I wouldn't have had the confidence to begin! Even though I haven't come close to achieving anything that matches your skilful creations I'm learning all the time about design, colour combination and from your commentary and tutorials.
Thank you Sue, for your enthusiasm and generosity. I hope to be viewing your blog for another year and more. Have a great trip.
Sue

Cazann49 said...

Hi Sue, Today's card is STUNNING!!...I just want to say that ALL your cards are inspirational in one way or another. Whether it's the way you change the concept of using a particular die (Thinking outside the box, as you say) or sometimes it's just using stuff like the Cosmic Shimmer pearlescent glue to make "Pearls". Please continue posting every day, because for someone like me, who is mainly bedridden,it is a joy to come on your page each day and see your stunning creations..I may not be well enough to comment each day, but I love clicking on your blog and seeing what you've created! (And then when well enough, using your ideas on my own cards)..Have a great day..:)Lots of love Carole..xx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
I have loved reading your blog and have gone back and read previous blogs as only been reading for a few months so it has been an enjoyable journey through your card making and the variety of cards you have to show us and the detailed description of each one.
My cards have come along way since seeing you on C&C and reading your blog and the compliments you have made on my cards from the pictures I have sent to you so I send you a HUGE thank you for it all, and I am looking forward to all the years ahead.
I hope that you have a safe journey to the states and you have a great time with your family.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

Pinkers said...

Enjoy having a peek and getting inspiration, mind you the BANK BALANCE is a bit lean, cos I keep buying the dies,keep up the good work .xx

bluebell said...

hi sue that was a quick year. you have done well to do your blog for a year. as for my self, you have helped me to enhance my crafting with your cards,as you say we omly get a qiuck look on the shows. seeing them on the blog is a great help,and you can modifiy them to your dies. as i am aware of copy right. hope you will carry on with your blog and t v. but i know you are busy with your mother. i had no idea that you had a stamp company for 20 years. love your card today. i have both your sets of spellbinders,i am uesing them today on a card. have a safe flight to america,love bluebell-flowerwood.

Lorraine Thompson said...

Hi Sue
Love your card today. Ii have a special person in mind for this card and can't wait to make it today. I love your daily posts and often have a quick peek from my bed at 6 in the morning whilst my hubby is sleeping!!! Looking forward to many more days and years of blogging. Thank you for your inspiration xxx

Mandy said...

Hello Sue
Such a lovely card. I have only recently discovered your site and spent a whole day browsing through all your posts! The cards are stunning and the tutorials really good. It certainly gave me some great ideas for creating a card for my other half, he was really pleased with the end result, so much so that the card is still on display over a week after his birthday (all bought cards removed after the day by him). I look forward to seeing the next 365 cards.
Mandy

Marianna Hammer said...

Happy first anniversary!!! What I like the most about your blog? Oh there are so many things that I like. I like the constant inspiration, the blog gives me. It makes me happy just to sit and watch your beautiful cards. But also in a way you have become a personal friend of mine. Tho' we don't know each other, you've become like family. Family that I visit almost every day. I hope I get the chance to visit you each day in the coming years. Thank you for always writing such an entertaining blog. Please do continue with it.
And today's card is just beautiful :)


















Kathy said...

It's been great to be part of this blog for this past year. Your inspiration seems never-ending and you use the dies in ways I would never have dreamed of. It's not difficult to see why this is the No 1 'turn-to' blog, not just whe I want ideas for a 'special' card but every day - just to see what else you've come up with! TY Kathy x

Linny said...

Hi Sue,
Why do I come here every day and have you in my favourite blogs on my
own blog?
Inspiration, colour combos, how to use the dies in different ways to name just 3. My favourite designer on Create and Craft as you explain things so well. I feel we are friends
Thank you for keeping this blog so fresh and exciting. Linda x

Cecily said...

Sue your cards are like a vintage wine just gets better with age keep it up well done I look forward to the new cards every day and how to make them

Cecily said...

Sue your cards are like a vintage wine just gets better with age keep it up well done I look forward to the new cards every day and how to make them

Carol H said...

Hi Sue, it's us that should be saying thank you, thank you for the inspiration you give. If the cards you make are not quite to our taste at least we can adapt them. I didn't know it was possible to make such beautiful cards until I found your blog after seeing you on C&C. So please carry on with you blog and once again thank you.

MARGARET said...

Hi Sue
I love to visit your blog ever day, to find a fantastic card, and lots and lots of different ideas and new ways to use the spellbinders dies that I have. You are an inspiration to us all.
Love Margaret L

Tybalt said...

A full year of cards and, as usual todays card is no exception, absolutely stunning. You are such an inspiration Sue, keep on crafting.

Thelma said...

Sue, I have only just started following your blog. I have seen so many of your lovely creations on C&C and was frustrated at needing longer to look. For some reason it's taken a long time for the lightbulb moment to happen and start following. Never mind I'm here now and I can gaze to my hearts content before going and having a bash on my own. Thank you so much for all the inspiration.

Ann said...

Love the colours in this card. Why do I visit daily?- Ideas,inspiration, your cards are so beautiful.

TAM said...

Sue your daily blogs are so appreciated - you provide such inspiration for using spellbinder dies
Thank you so much, long may you continue

Clarissa said...

Congratulations on your year of daily blogging. There is always lots of inspiration. Todays card is beautiful and the colours are gorgeous.
Clarissa. X

Fran Baldwin said...

I love your daily blogs and your cards are so inspirational. You have enabled me to take my cards to another level. Here's to the next year keep up the good work. Fran

Karen Edwards said...

Sue, i follow your blog every day, and have often watched you on TV in awe, wondering how i would ever be able to achieve anything similar, but through your blog I have been able to go back and revisit the cards, and create something similar to you. But i am greedy I also love your blog for the sneeky peeks you give us of upcoming spellbinders shows, which have inspired me to buy the dies and goodies to bring them to life. Thank you for giving us this chance to see your amazing creations x

evis said...

Hi Sue.
What a lovely card. I really enjoy signing into your blog every day to see what treasure you have for us. Keep up the good work as it always inspires us all.
Evis.

June Fletcher said...

Morning Sue

oh my, I adore this card. The colours, it's elegance, the flowers, everything :)

June x

Margaret said...

Good morning Sue
Congratulations what a wonderful achievement, very well done and a huge thank you.
Where do I start, Your inspiration is fantastic, you give such clear and easy instructions. On C & C you are in a class of your own, way ahead of all the rest, and such a superb designer. I love the way you share things from your personal life, which makes you feel just like a friend. Your blog is the first place I come to when I turn on my laptop. Thank you so much for just being you! Love todays card.
Margaret

L Brawny said...

Good morning Sue well what can I say - another beautiful card! I must admit decorative labels 8 is turning out to be one of my favourite dies. You have shown us so many different ways of using them. Keep posting please Sue as looking at your blog is the first thing I do every morning. Enjoy the States and come back to us sooon

Oksana said...

Hi Sue! Congratulations! I love to visit your blog daily for inspiration! You have made such pretty cards and it's right that they are showcased! Looking forward to lots more.xx

snowqueen62 said...

Such a great inspiration Sue your cards are wonderful-all of them I look forward every day to seeing your new creation. I hope you will be able to continue with your daily blog just love it xx

cazlan said...

another beautiful card, as usual. your blog is the first thing i look at each day and i thank you for your continued posting and inspiration.
thank you.

xx carole

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Sue, it has been a wonderful year seeing your gorgeous creations. Yes, we get to see your cards on TV but you only see them for a matter of seconds whereas with your blog we can all look at them in our own time and gain ideas and inspiration when the mojo goes on holiday!!! Enjoy your time with your mum. Best wishes, Kym xxx

dianeandchipps said...

Of course you should carry on with your posts (as long as you are able to), lol. Yours is always the first site I go to when I first switch on my computer each day. You give so much inspiration to everyone; the comments left daily on your blog are proof of that. You are so generous when you share your masterpieces and tips what would we do without them. Before I make any cards I always look over your beautiful creations for inspiration first. Today’s card is gorgeous and shows off your amazing talent beautifully. Please keep up the good work and your daily blog. Have a safe trip. Diane xxxxx

guffie said...

what a lovely card, there is nothing i dislike about this card i love everything, xx gail in eastbourne

3362Jan said...

Hi Sue. Another stunning card. I am quite a newbie to your blog, and you give me such inspiration. So Happy Anniversary, and a well done as well
Hope you have a safe journey home and back!! Hugs. Jan,.

Anonymous said...

Bravo for posting every day for a year and defo keep going for another year I would really miss it if you didn't - I love the inspiration you give us and it has definitely made me look at my spellbinder dies in a different way and given me the confidence to try different combinations - Thanks xx

Rebekah Foster said...

Congratulations Sue! As a relatively new spellbinder I am amazed by your results and very thankful that you take the time to explain your process. I love your micro beads obsession and would join you if they are ever actually in stock anywhere!

Thank you for all your inspiration,

Rebekah

Helen said...

Recently found this site what beautiful cards. New to card making so will have to purchase the dies that you are using.

Vie Carter said...

Of course we want another year please, your daily blog is so great

Today's card must go on my list of fav's - it is just my sort of card

Before I met you I never considered using a paper flower, now after having several of your flowers from Ally Pally, I rarely make a card without a flower

The composition and colour combo is wonderful

At present I am in the process of moving, and your blog takes some of the daily 'stress of it away'

Thank you again Sue

Vie
x

Sue Parish said...

Hi Sue,
Congratulations on a wonderful year. How lovely to bring so much beauty and inspiration into so many lives. Like the others, I look forward to your daily posts. It's a special treat. The thing I like most is your reliability. Another year? Oh yes please! We know it takes time and planning but it's appreciated so, so much.
Today's card is wonderful. It's going to the top of my list of favourites - and there are a lot of favourites!
Have a safe journey and a lovely time with your family,
Sue xx

Anonymous said...

Bravo for posting for a year and defo continue for another year cos I would really miss it - you have made me look at my spellbinders in a different way and given me the confidence to miss and match dies which I probably wouldn't have done if not for watching you on C&C and on your blog -Thanks a lot - Gailxx

Jane in Spain said...

Your blog is one of the first things I check every day, and I'd like to say a big "thank you" for all the beautiful cards you showcase. I most enjoy the way you show different ways of using the dies, spreading their use and getting so much more out of them.

Please keep blogging - I for one would miss you very much!

Lorraine H said...

Sue, thank you so much for a wonderful year of inspiration. Although I don't get the chance to leave comments as often as I would like, I do see your email each day and your cards are really fantastic. I look forward to 356 new cards in the coming year!!!
Love
Lorraine

SusieB said...

Hi Sue,
I have been following your blog for most of this year and what i really look forward to is the detailed explanation of how you put together each card. I may not have the exact dies or embossing folders but your creations give me a starting point. I started off making copies of cards you made but now I can add my own ideas and it gives me confidence knowing that my finished card is going to have a Sue Wilson flavour to it. What I would quite like to see though is some smaller cards as the larger cards are more expensive to post. I know I could down-scale but sometimes I am unsure if I have 'finished' my card or if I have added too much so it would be interesting to see what you come up with.

Thank you so much for giving up so much of your time to post each day. I am sure there have been some days when you truly have been too tired.

Have a good weekend. Look forward to your next show!

Sue X

raineysheep said...

Don't ever give up your blog! Not only do I read it every day but as I only found it about January this year I use your menu as a reference when I make a card I look to see 'what Sue has made for that occasion' and use it for inspiration. I have copied your cards and it has made me a better crafter because it has opened my eyes to new ideas. I look forward to my break at work when I can look at the days post and then I can dream my way though a day I might not enjoy with what I might make next. Thank you for all the pleasure you bring xx

Willsnan said...

I've ben following you since you first mentioned the blog on C & C and it the first place I visit every day. I love seeing your creations (especially your sneak peeks), but I also like to hear the family news you share with us- your trip to Paris with your daughter, the photos from the C & C cruise and CHA, your daughter's new arrival and how your mum is doing. Thanks for sharing your ideas and thanks also for sharing such personal information with us.
LONG MAY YOU CONTINUE!

Barney Bear said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card as always! I have , as you know only foouind your blog in the recent months due to your shows on C & C. I love not only the way you show us all of your techniques but the close ups..which are wonderful! I enjoy seeing your cards every day although I dont always have time to comment before the next card is up! Please keep up the good work as you are a font of all inspiration! Have a good time with your mum and safe journey!

Barney Bear xx

Maryann said...

A biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig CONGRATULATION with this first year. I can´t believe it´s already been a year, but that´s how it is, when you´re in such good compagny isn´t it?
I have enjoyed every single day here, as it´s always a pleasure to see your wonderful work and all the awesome inspiration, you always share with all of us here, and it has been a great help to me several times in my work too, and you´ve sure made my love for the dies even bigger, and learned me to get a lot more wonderful use of them, and thanks soooo much for that.
I really hope, that we´ll be able to follow your blog here for many many more years to come too, as I´m always looking forward to see, what you have for us every day.
Have a wonderful time ahead and best of luck with the comming years in blogging too.

Maggie said...

Good morning Sue. When I started reading your blog I thought oh no! She's going to stop - what shall I do? Every day you inspire me, you cheer me up if the weather's bad and I feel you have become a friend even though we've never met. Thank you for all that as well as the lovely cards you manage to make each day. Have a great trip and please do keep these masterpieces coming. xx

Birdie said...

Hi Sue, Wow you've done it again! Todays card is awesome, I love it, I'm going off to look for that dainty dots embossing folder.. Have a good trip and come back soon, best wishes from Denyse x

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Sue on a job well done for the past year. It is a daily ritual for me to check your blog. I have been waiting in hope that you would post this particular card as I only got a glimpse of it on C & C and I just love it. It is such an elegant card and fitting for your anniversary. Thank you so much for your inspiration and YES if you can possibly manage it, do please continue your daily blog. You have given such inspiration to our crafting world.
Thank you and take care.
Caroline MacH

Linda said...

Looking forward to year two Sue, I have enjoyed your daily blog for all the inspiration of how to use dies thinking outside of the box. I have your blog pinned on my taskbar so its one of my first daily visits. So thank you for all your hard work and all the beautiful cards and products you bring us. Have a Wonderful time with your Mum and Family. Linda xx

Anonymous said...

Absolutely love that you inspire me and get me off my bum and into my craft room. Sometimes you cost me money as I 'just have to have it'. Now I'm needing the dots folder in this card! Also love the colours you use, gets me out of my comfort zone :0)

Liz Hardman

Islandshirl said...

Hi Sue
Never posted before but always been a silent admirer. You are the best card crafter out there. Such a great inspiration to all who see your beautiful cards. I have made many cards which have been much admired following your lovely ideas. Please do keep going for as long as you can, everyone loves your blog.
Hugs Shirley

Liz Wagner said...

I'VE BEEN FOLLOWING YOU FOR A FEW MONTHS SINCE SEEING YOU ON CREATE AND CRAFT AND DON'T HAVE ANY SPELLBINDERS AS I HAD JUST BOUGHT A CRICUT SO CANT JUSTIFY THE EXPENSE BUT LOVE TO SEE WHAT BEAUTIFUL CARDS YOU MAKE FROM PLAIN CARDSTOCK AND HOW YOU USE HANDMADE TRIMS SUCH AS FLOWERS RATHER THAN BOUGHT TRIMS. INSPIRATION TO US ALL, WISH I HAD SOME SPELLBINDERS TO TRY AND EMULATE YOUR LOOKS. NEED TO WIN THE LOTTERY! HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY.

zizlie said...

Hi Sue - I am in the midst of making a white on white holdiay tree card, copied from yours of course. I am all at sixes and sevens today - my grand calibur is rattling I think there is something loose inside, and my favourite die set is up for a lucky winner. Should I be worried or excited?? Keep posting Sue you make such wonderful cards and inspire us all. Liz

ang said...

beautiful card, wow I did not realise you have only been daily posting for a year,really glad I found you. What I love is firstly that you post daily and I can always check your blog before I go to work. Next your cards are always stunning and I love how you are so generous with your time, and tell us mere mortals exactly how you have made the card, with great hints and tips, so we to can hope to achieve such beauty. Hope you can manage to keep up with the daily inspiration hugs angxxxxx

Jackie Calvert said...

Hi Sue. Do I want another year of your blogs and demo's...Yes, yes, yes PLEASE. Your cards are inspirational, keeping me glued to your blog, and are also one of the few things that make me watch C&C, as I enjoy watching as well. This card is no exception, colour and design right up my street.
Thank you for all your help earlier this year, you are a true star.
Enjoy being at home for a while

Joan Donaldson said...

Hi Sue, I love your blog I get so much inspiration from it. You use dies in so many ways I would never have thought of, and you are so kind to allow us to copy your designs. I would like to say a BIG BIG THANK YOU for taking the time to blog everyday.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
your card (as always) is beautiful, I am now going to have to ask Father Christmas for this set of dies.
You want to know what I enjoy most about your blog, WHERE do I start, I love the inspiration you give in bucket loads, I love that you encourage (and show in such great detail), how to use the dies in different ways, thus expanding the range I am able to use them for, this is great for me (and I'm sure many other's) who have to watch the pennies. Thank's to you showing us how to, I am now able to make a square?rectangle/other shape's larger/smaller.
I do hope you continue with your daily blog, it brighten's my day no end when I visit your blog, & very often it wake's my very lazy mojo up (which keeps disagreeing) lol.
Hope you have a lovely time in America, you will be missed on Create & Craft. I love your demo's & as much as the other's are very good none compare to your demoing skills.
hugs
Sandra (craftynan)

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