Friday, 22 March 2013

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  Hi bloggers!  A completely different looking card than my usual style for today, but I really liked it for just that reason.  I started with the background and used the Brick embossibility folder on dark grey card.  I extended the pattern for a larger background.  I used some sandpaper to distress it, removing some of the grey so it looks a bit like lighter coloured grout on the wall.  I added some black soot to further distress the background.  Next I stamped the palace entry from Heartfelt Creations.  I shaded  it with Pumice Stone distress ink and cut it out.  I used the scene from the Doorway Trimming set and stamped it over the centre of the wrought iron in the gate.   I inked the edge of the scene with Walnut Stain to give it a sort of sepia look.  The impression you get is that you are looking at the scene through the wrought iron. Next I stamped another Palace Entry gate, coloured it Distress markers and cut out only the very outside area of it.  I mounted it on foam and placed it over the first one I stamped.  I stamped, coloured and cut out two of the spiral topiary trees from the doorway trimmings set and added them to either side of the gate.  I stamped my sentiment (from JustRite stamps) and cut it out with one of the fancy tags two dies.  I lightly inked it while still in the die with Pumice stone distress ink and mounted it on an angle in the corner.  I used the two small vine dies from the Chateau Gate die set and cut a bunch of them in three shades of green card.  I glued them in place across the top of the card to look like vines growing on the wall.  I think this would make a great men's birthday card, you know, king of the castle sort of thing!  Finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x 8" in size.  Be sure to check the blog tomorrow for a sneak peek at one of the cards for Sunday's Tool Shed and 7pm shows!  I see we have hit another blog candy target too!  If you will allow me to do the drawing on Monday, I will post the winners in the afternoon.  All for now, Sue x
                                                                  


196 comments:

Pam said...

This would make a great male card. It is lovely.

Corinne said...

really original card perfect for moving house Hugs Corinne

Lacelady said...

Sue, been absent for nearly a week, in hospital with a very painful kidney stone, so how nice to see your rather apt card this morning. Thank you! LOL.

auscrafts said...

different ,but lovely

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, as Pam says this would make a great male card, a bit dark for me, but still lovely. Love Jean xxx

Gail said...

Morning Sue,
Not what I was expecting to see, but rather like it. As you say a bit different and perfect for the chaps in our lies.
Looking forward to the shows on Sunday.
Gail C x

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue
Another fabulous card this morning I love all the gate/window/door type cards you can make each card so different by changing the views. Looking forward to seeing what sneaky peek you have for us tomorrow lol
Hugs x
Heather T

melody said...

Hi Sue, makes a change to see a diff sort of card an I gree with others it would make a good guy card, Hugs Melody xxx

Jan.moogie said...

Different style card today, more like a picture you could put on a wall. Love it Sue xx

Alice G said...

Morning Sue, I remember this card from your stamps to die for shows- very original and totally versatile I think these stamps are brill!

Alice xx

baconbits said...

Morning Sue,
Change isgood and in your case you excellat change. Love the feel to this card, it makes you want to open the gate and go through.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Michelle said...

Morning Sue, this is a lovely card. It reminds me of the film "The Secret Garden". I can just imagine going through those gates into an old overgrown garden that soon becomes something very beautiful. I love the techniques you have used here.

Hugs, Michelle E xx

tracy w said...

Hi sue great male card the colour are great thanks Tracy w x

Rose in Chester said...

Morning Sue,
It's a beautiful card. And with roses or something similar it would be perfect for the lady of the castle.
It's certainly one I shall endeavour to make just as soon as I receive the stamps.
You are truly inspirational.

Cee Bee said...

Hi SUe

Love this, it makes you wonder what is going on behind the gate. Different from your ususal style but fab still.

Hugs n stuff

Carol B

Eemeli said...

I thought I am in a wrong blog :) Great card and I love the vine die-cuts, they look fabulous.

Hugs, Eemeli

Jean Deane said...

Morning Sue, A lovely card especially for the males or anyone who isn't a frilly flowery person, brought this die but haven't used it yet. Looking forward to Sunday shows.
Hugs
Jean D

englishrose897 said...

Great card sue. Very adaptable as well Sally

Debby Berry said...

Good morning amazing Sue,
This is an interesting diversion from your norm, happy Friday.

Vick said...

Morning Sue,
Yes, very different foryou but this would make a great guy's card, I have that embossing folder its great to use, I made a card with it and put graffiti on it, it looked so good! Have a good day, Hugs, Vick xxx
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maxine h said...

Yeah not your usual style at all Sue, but the more I've looked at it, its growing on me lol.
Great guy's card too.
Love max xx

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, this card is fantastic, would make a fab new home card. Bx

foxyg said...

Very differet Sue. But lovely.

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - lovely - especially like the vines - really effective. A must try.
Rgs
Clare W

Jane said...

I love to see different styles, this is great and the background is very clever. I wish that was the gate to my house ;0) x

Lynne M said...

Hi Sue, loved this card so much when shown on 4dd , had to buy all components to make it there and then , so fantastic that it's now up close. As has been said before it does remind me of a secret garden. Change colour and add a few roses and perfect for a woman's card , so very versatile. Thanx everso . Lol Lynne M & fur babies x x x

Nanny Jo said...

Hi, Sue....how nice to get out of your comfort zone! Love today's card, it shows us all a different way of using the stamps and dies. I think we're all in danger of getting a bit set in our ways......well, all except you!! :)

Bea said...

Stunning card Sue - just like a beautiful piece of art.

Anonymous said...

LOVE IT, Sue. This is full frontal departure from your 'usual' style
and is - just - great!

'P'in Wales

Joesgrandma said...

Love to live there! great gates! Lovely card Sue!

lainey said...

very effective Sue, love it!! lainey x

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Lovely card. Makes me want to open the gates and step into the garden. Yes it is a change for you but that's what makes you so special. By having a change you give us the confidence to try something different as well. Thank you. Take care.

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Maryann said...

Oh me oh my this is sooo beautiful here again Sue. I just love this card here, soo gorgeous and well made.
I´ve been enjoying to watch all your stunning work on C&C all week, but I´ve missed to see your lovely smile there most of the week here?
Have a wonderful week-end and will get back to watch the toolshed, if you´ll be there, that´s for sure.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, I loved this card when I saw it on C&C, it is so different and fantastic, love it.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Carole Z said...

Hi Sue, I really like this card al lot - stunning! I have this die and it gets a lot of use! I have one of the stamp sets that gives a view through the door/window, but I do need to get this one too! Carole Z X

Anne Crawford said...

Very different for you , a good male card,like all the techniques used.

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,

Great card, this sure is different for you...keep them coming :-)

Anthea said...

Good morning Sue, Have to say Im not totally sure about this one. Its a little bit dull in colour for me,maybe if the background was stamped but not coloured. But love the window die. Hugs xx

Victoria said...

Very different, but a great card nonetheless. Still think I prefer the ribbon and flowers look!!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue I love the card looks like so much work has gone into it! I am looking forward to your shows on Sunday. Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

happy2craft said...

Good Morning Sue,
I thought the sample cards you made for this set of stamps and dies were brilliant, so much imagination you have, definitely a winner.
Have a great day.
Michelle(happy2craft)

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a great card showing stamping doesn't have to be one dimensional. I too have used the brick background in a similar way and to great effect.
Frances

beachie said...

Hi Sue
Love it and yes it is very different to your usual cards but this could be for anyone.
Audrey x

val jones said...

Good Morning Sue. Another really striking card. Looking forward to Sunday.

Val in Spain xxx

Debs Artliff said...

Morning Sue what a great card i love if i liked it ehen it was shown on tv. I agree with the other ladies have said about it would make great mans card. Take care sue xx

Debs A

HiggiSue said...

Morning all. Such a versatile card. Love it.

Lizzie Shakespeare said...

Hi Sue
Not sure on this one it's a bit deep for me I think I would have to brighten it up a bit (maybe distress red bricks) lol
Thank you
Lizzie serial (copycat)xox

Annie said...

... and now for something completely different is what popped into my head when I saw your card today LOL You are so talented and continue to be such an inspiration. Looking forward to Sunday! Hugs Annie

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
Not really my cup of tea this one, I find it a bit dark but can still appreciate the work gone into it. Looking forward to Sunday show, have a good one.
Love Jan x x

kimberley said...

What a lovely sentiment on a day like this!!!!....no ferries running to the island because of the wind and white out conditions because of the snow so I guess its a day of crafting for me,take care,x.

Clarissa said...

Gorgeous as usual. Love the colours.
Clarissa. X

Lorraine Taylor said...

I love this card while yes it would make a nice card for a male I also think it would make alovely card for a female,or family moving home, and no sue not your usual girly card but all the same it screams sue wilson... What u can do with a stamp and spellbinder die still amazes me , your such a talented lady...keep,them coming!!

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Anonymous said...

'morning Sue, yes as most are saying a Great card for those "pesky to choose for" MEN. Look at You!! Into the NEXT 100 followers...No surprise there then!! Welcome to all. Mabex

Tracy Harris said...

Very different sue - i especially like the brickwork background it look as though u have glittered even used glossy accents in the picture its not till you get in really close u see its been sanded - great effect thank u

Rachel Taylor said...

What a lovely design , i do like brick wall patterns in cards . Its lovely Sue
Crafty hugs Rachel x

Rachel Taylor said...

What a lovely design , i do like brick wall patterns in cards . Its lovely Sue
Crafty hugs Rachel x

Sue Dunn said...

Good morning Sue. It s different from your usual style but still you are innovative with the dies. It's very effective and would be great for new home and male occasions. I do find colouring in so good for losing yourself. Definitely one to hav a go at. Sue xx

Marion said...

Hi Sue yes it is different but not all people like fussy flowers and bows so would be ideal for them and love all the technics you have done on it.
Marion

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Looking forward to Sunday..Julia has worked hard this week on the POTW .
Like the Justrite stamps and Dies but the little Di Lites are so intricate, especially the Wrought Iron Gate.
I love it and the cards that have been created with it.
LoveMarg

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, I love this.

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning. I wasn't sure about this one at first but the more I look at it the more I like it.
Good job!

Jane said...

Cant put my finger on it but I'm just not feeling today's card, sorry Sue I'm no one to criticize I'm no artist lol.

Jane xx

hollyberry said...

Hi Sue
Very different from your usual but a lovely card as usual.

Craftetter said...

This is much more my type of card -really like this one and very different to your usual style.
Hugs
Elaine

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
As you say very different but a fantastic card for the boys - big or little - Until I saw the close up I hadn't seen the stamping behind the gates and this takes you through doesn't it. Instead of the topiary put a Knight/soldier and any little boy would have a great adventure card.
Janet x

Hanneke said...

Wonderful card Sue! I love the image and the plants you created above the image! Hugs, Hanneke

Marleine said...


Morning Sue,

Love the composition of this card. Gives real interest. X

Sheila - Ginger said...

Another wonderful card Sue and great for a male. Love how you've done the foiliage at the top.

Love Sheila xx

Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous card xx Jan

Erica said...

Morning Sue,
Very different from your usual style. Great for new home cards though.
Erica x

gwen70 said...

gorgeous Sue perfect for the males in our lives

Ann said...




Hi Sue

A really unusual card today I love it reminds me of a favourite childhood film "The Secret Garden" you can make so many cards with this design creepy Harry Potter,Halloween,Castle entrance etc etc.

Stay safe everyone in this snow and keep warm.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Debbie Ravenhill said...

Good morning Sue, it's good to see a card that would be ideal for the man in your life! It's a card that you could also give as a new home! A very touchy feely one. You just want to explore the whole card! Lovely card. Have a great day, same time tomorrow! Hugs Debbie xxx

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
What you can do with spellbinder dies is amazing, perfect fort a mans card but can be changed with other colours. Looking forward to the shows
Hugs
Carol x

Felicie said...

A great male card,very beautiful.
Greetings
Felicie

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
Certainly a different card for you but as they say a change is as good as a rest! I think it would make a fabulous male card but with lighter colours could easily be more feminine.

Helen said...

I love this card, especially the vines xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Well as you say this is different, but could be used for so many occasions.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

nannapat said...

Great mens card but a fab New Home card too. I love the way you have sanded the brick background and all the detail you have added. Gorgeous card. Pat x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Another great card, it has a very french feel about I think and great for a man

Love. Rosemarie xx'

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, great male card, or as someone said a child's card with knights or soldiers at the gates, really different from your usual girllie cards. Take care, Jess x

Joan Hill said...

Hi Sue,
I love this one, very different but still with the 'Sue effect', don't know why but expect to see Murray and Ethel there lol x

Carol H said...

Hi Sue, great card, very different from your usual style, but I do like it, it's nice to see other things that you do. Looking forward to tomorrows sneak peek, and sunday's shows.
Crafty Hugs Carol Healy

Jackie Calvert said...

Hi Sue. This has a very dark feel to me, almost bastille like. Lighter colours would change it dramatically, amazing the difference colour choice can make isn't it? It would be brilliant for my son - he's a GOTH.
Love Jackie C XXX

Jean Z said...

I like this card so different Love Jean Z xx

Clare said...

Gorgeous card, love the layout.

Clare x

Carol Yates said...

Morning Sue, different nut delightful, it can be adapted in so many ways, thanks for the inspiration.
Carol.x

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a very different card
today but I really like it as you
say a great card for the guys in
your life.Nancyd xx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Yes, very different, but I like it. SueL

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue

Yes, this card is very different from your usual style. However, it's still fantastic. I would never have thought of sanding the bricks to distress them. I will try this out. well done Sue. Can't wait to see the next lot of shows.

Crafty Lark said...

Love your scene card. xx Flora

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, Agree with Pam this would make a great male card and like others it reminds me of the Secret Garden. Love everything about it.
Looking forward to Sunday's show.
Have a great day everyone/
Hugs June xxx

Carole said...

Oh Sue this is simply stunning (as always). Love it xx

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue

Sorry not my cup of tea this one , but hey you cant please all of us all of the time .

Take Care
Elaine H X

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Sue, lovely card and design, lovely summer garden card. Emma

Debbie Tinks said...

lovely card Sue.
Back on cc at weekend good.can't wait.

Tandy said...

Hi Sue,

Another beautiful card. Thank you for my comment prize sorry my thanks are so late but I have been ill. I have had to catch up on the cards I have missed.

Jean Johnston said...

Great to see an entirely different style, and one which would suit many different occasions.

Ann said...

Hi Sue Not what I expected at all this morning - but I love it, its really great.

rachel said...

just beautiful sue - love the brick embossing and the trees and gate look amazing xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - love this card as it is very versatile and could be adapted for so many different occasions. I am amazed at how many looks you create from one die and embossing folder. Really looking forward to your sneak peak tomorrow and your Sunday shows. YvonneMayxx

Carol S. said...

Hi Sue, I liked this card when I saw it before. Very different for you. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Sue

Stunning work today Sue....

xxx

jeffrey bubbles said...

Wow definitly not a typical Sue card. Am not sure if I like it or not yet. I love the gate and the box trees though. Looking forward to tomorrows card Kathy xxxxxxxxxx

Heather said...

Love it! Love it! Love it Sue!

A nice change from girlie cards. It reminds me of the giant's castle in Jack and the Beanstalk! I think it would make a great kids card with small adaptations.You are clever.

My aster dies and stamps have arrived so am off to play! :)

Crafty Hugs
Heather Rogers xx

Leanne said...

WOW! Gorgeous.

hazel young said...

Wow Sue love it you never fail to amaze me with your cards. Just love everything about it especially the greenary xx hazel

June Fletcher said...

Morning Sue

A great male card, it's different and spot on

June x

hotpotato said...

roll on Sunday.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, another great card! looking at it I am remembering some of the stuff I haven't used for a while, the brick wall looks great on the grey card.
Thanks again for your ideas.
Regards Liz T.

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card and so different, the variety of styles you come up with amaze me.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

Pearl said...

Hi Sue, yet another masterpiece! I wish I was as clever as you....

Shahab said...

Another lovely card
very different and a great card to send to a male.....very earthy
everything works so well.
Thank you for sharing
have a wonderful weekend
Hugs
Shahab

Sue C said...

Lovely, would make a nice 'New Home' card as well xx

Sandybee said...

It maybe different to your usual cards Sue but great all the same.
Brilliant shows this week.
xx Sandra

Crafty Nanna said...

Great card Sue, nicely different and I so want to go exp[loring through the gate

Anonymous said...

Very different for you Sue, but I love it. Great colouring techniques too. If possible I would love to see more on this style please Sue, as you bring something new to every card you produce!!
Val C xx

Laura O said...

very different ,but still beautiful.Laura O

Fieldsend said...

Morning Sue, superb card n love it.
Have a great wkend.

Love June
xx

lorraine (classylady) said...

Hi Sue, Complete change from your usual but that's what crafting is about - experimenting. I Like it would be good for a man.

regards
lorraine - in snowy scotland
xxx

Lara B said...

Good morning Sue
I'm so glad you posted this card, I caught a glimpse of it during the 4 day deal and was lucky to have ordered this set as a result.
I love your card, love how you've cut several vine pieces and put them together..love it all!
I would like to try something similar but, will have to do something else for the background as I don't have the brick embossing folder.

Look forward to to seeing more (if possible) of this style.

Looking forward to the shows at the weekend for gorgeous cards and much inspiration!!!

Have a great day
Lara xxx

Jayne S said...

Very different but still an amazing card. Love it

loftylass said...

Morning Sue - I loved this card when I first saw it and I planned on making it (I have three sons!) - so thanks for the step by step. So looking forward to your shows. Take care.
Hugs
Heather W
x

utilitygirl said...

Lovely card Sue, as always.
Enjoying watching your shows at last!

Susan White said...

Poor lacelady - they say kidney stones are more painful than childbirth! I like the concept of today's card very much, but there is something about the gate that I find a little prison-like. Don't know why, I've never even been to a prison, but it disturbs me a bit!!

Thanks, anyway Sue. Susan

iggy said...

somehow different for your usually-ish style. wouldnt have thought it a sue wilson card having not known it was your......more sam pooles odd [ to me & meant nicely ] style nice to see something "left of centre" as we say

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, very different from your usual style and a great card. You have such wonderful ideas for using Spellbinder dies.

howdy said...

different and delightful.

Sue B said...

Another brilliant card Sue & could so easily be for either sex. Love all your ideas.

Ita said...

Good Morning Sue, I am not gone on todays card I like the ivy, and trees,but I think it is too dark,I do not like the souround of the gate,it reminds me of a prison gate,sorry SueGood luck with getting ready for Sundays show.Julie has been fantastic this week,she must be out on her feet.
Smiles
Ita

Suebak said...

Delightful! x

Ruthie said...

I bought this stamp ages ago and have renewed my interest in it. My first attempts were not good but you have inspired me to get on and practice. Sad that you won't be on TV this week now the pow is over, but will tune in on Sunday for the tool shed.

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue,
A lovely card, love these cards with gates/windows on that draw your attention through them, and the foreground is stunning. this isn't just a card its a story!!!
Just gorgeous.
Best wishes for your shows on Sunday, Brenda Lel

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue, I love the vines, but this card is a little too gloomy looking for me. I like the brick effect background though. Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday!! Love Sam xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Another stunning card and so good for so many ocassions.

Beverley W

CraftyJo said...

Gorgeous. Not immediately recognisable as a "sue Wilson Design" - it's very different :)

slowef said...

A lovely card thanks for sharing it with us x

guffie said...

what can i say but love love love it such a beautiful card xx gail from eastbourne

Glass Daisy said...

Hi Sue,
Very different, but in a good way. Nice to see a card that would definitely be suitable for a male. Thanks for sharing.
Sonia x

Jean Woodward said...

Hi Sue, this is a really different card, Its lovely and not too fussy, Ideal for a mens card.

Happy Crafting
Jean x

Margaret said...

Hi Sue
What a wonderful card you never fail to amaze!
Have a good rest after all your work on C & C you have earned it.
Margaret

Jean Woodward said...

Hi Sue, this is a really different card, Its lovely and not too fussy, Ideal for a mens card.

Happy Crafting
Jean x

Tres said...

Hi Sue. A lovely card for today. It is a little dark but I think it would make a great mans card. Looking forward to seeing you on tool shed on Sunday. D. I. Y. SOS the big build made a fantastic reveal of the house yesterday and we met the lovely family who so rightly deserved their newly refurbished home. There were lots of tears and plenty of laughter too !! They have packed up and gone now and I for one will really miss them. It was a great ten days. I am still patiently waiting and saving for Alley Palley. Lots of love Tres x x x

lou said...

wot a beautiful card. I like it x

salem said...

love these dies great for christmas too with xmas trees either side

Oksana said...

Such a beautiful card Sue!x

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love this card, very nice for men or for New Home.

Cant wait till sunday, in this weather best to stay in and craft.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

dragonswing said...

I absolutely love this card!! It is so inviting--I want to walk right through the gate. And I don't think it is necessarily for a guy--I would love to have it. One of my favorites!!!

Hilary Smith said...

Hi Sue, lovely card but not my taste, wouldn't do for us all to like the same though would it? having said that, my Mum would really like it and so would a lot of people I know so I would make something similar, thanks for the inspiration.
Hugs Hilary xx

Jackie D said...

Hi Sue,
Well this is a lovely welcome as I have just come home today from an extended visit with my mum. I seem to have missed a lot of "happenings" whilst I was away with auctions and a video coming out soon!! so will try and catch up over the weekend. A very different card but nonetheless very suitable for a number of occasions, thank you
love from Jackie D

barbiepinkfairy said...

Like this one, good to do different things now and then. Looking forward to Sunday

mell said...

very nice x

Meg said...

Hi Sue,
Not for me today I'm afraid.

Margaret O
xxx

Cassieajh said...

Such a different card Sue, great for Male cards, I love it!
Hugs Allison xx

Pauline A said...

Super card. It reminds me of the Secret Garden. Would make a great starting point for creative writing in the classroom.

Pauline

nzillingworth said...

Hi Sue
Loving this new style from you. Brill job. This card just makes me want to go throuhg the gates to see what more delights are through it. Fab,
Born again spellbinder
Nadine hug xxx
nzillingworth@hotmail.com

Maggie said...

Lovely card with so much interest going on. want to have a go at this one soon.xx

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card, gothic feel, really like it. Like it when you do different!!!

Pat L said...

Interesting, looking forward to Sunday's shows
Best wishes, Pat

Linda Simpson said...

Stunning Sue, my POTW came today and I have been playing. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Hugs
Linda xxx

ShirleyT said...

Hi Sue,

Bought this stamp last week, so now I can copy you!!! Makes a brilliant male card.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

MARGARET said...

Hi Sue
Very different, but very lovely
Margaret L

Brenda Hanlon said...

Hi Sue, great effect and really interesting card that pulls you in and wonder what's through the gates.

lynda said...

Hi Sue yes very different but would make a great mans card and still lovely Hugs Lynda xx

sued99 said...

It may be different but it's stillgreat.

Patricia said...

Good evening Sue,
Great card, make a super New Home Card.
Would look really good framed and hung on the wall
Have a Great Weekend

Patricia xxx

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is great.

Christine Harrop said...

A lovely card Sue. I agree with Patricia that it would maker a good wallhanging. Christine x

Anonymous said...

This is a different card for you Sue but still a lovely card.
Maria W

carol e said...

Hello Sue I really like this card, different but nice. Look forward to peek tomorrow
Carol E

Trish said...

Hi Sue, Yeh, different but still gorgeous. TFS
Hugs,
Trish x

Linda said...

very beautiful
hugs linda

Izzwizz said...

Our Internet has been off all day with the storm here in Northern Ireland, so just a quickie and you'll know why if I'm missing tomorrow! This card was my favourite from your shows Sue, I just loved the way you stamped the gate and the scene so that it looks as if you are looking through the gate at the garden. Maddy x

Diane Mortimer said...

I like the pretty gate and topiaries.
Diane from Glasgow

Brakkers said...

You must have made enough cards now to fill your book - "1001 ways to use Spellbinders" and today's is a brilliant example of something completely different! I don't know how you manage to pull yet another design out of the bag every day but you never let us down. Thank you!

Anne from Leighton Buzzard

yorkie said...

Hi Sue
Your right this card does make a lovely men's card got these stamps last show
Hope you are well
Theresa x

nikkib said...

completely different card from you Sue and a lovely one it is too..... love all these gate/door style cards as they are so versatile..... looking fwd to the shows on Sunday, and tomorrow with Sam x

Jacqui aka Morgana said...

So differnet from your usual style but what a way to show how these dies can be used for any occassion Sue. Another stunning example.

Janice K said...

A lovely and very different card, as you said great for men or possibly new home? x

jennywren1947 said...

hi sue like this card would make a great house moving card as well
hugs chris x

Lindsay Martin said...

Great card, might make a version tomorrow if I can get all my outside jobs done, my daughter is home from Gambia at midnihgt tonight and weather permitting will be with me tomorrow... so would be nice to give to her xxx

Yvonne Fraser said...

Sue, as always a beautiful card and I think perfect for house move, and I agree with others the colours make it a good male card. I was wondering if it would ever be possible for you to bring on to the shows some of the backing papers that I see on the Heartfelt Website. The Sunny Day collection looks superb and I'd love to get my hands on the papers. Looking forward to the Tool Shed and also the April show. xxx

Malou said...

Lovely card!

Sue Parish said...

Certainly different! Not my taste for a grown-ups card but I can see it being adapted to a brilliant little boys card, dungeon, knights in armour, maybe a dragon ....!
Sue xx

Pearl said...

Lovely card Sue. Draws you in and makes you want to open the gate and see the garden beyond!
Pearl x

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said....

Hi Sue, top marks for originality! New home/ king of the castle - inspired!

Hugs, Belinda x

Car LED Bulbs said...

out look of the door is nice and above expectation

Marianna Hammer said...

Very very pretty :)

crafty lady said...

It's a sign and I've emailed you to explain why I LOVE IT!
Heartfelt thanks
Love & Hugs
Fiona xxx

Craftychris said...

Absolutely fabulous! xx

magpie said...

Unusual but nice card Sue! Great for a male card. xx Love Karen xx

lynda said...

A great card Sue a bit different than your usual cards but I still love it. the heart felt stamps and matching dies are fabulous .Good luck for the shows tomorrow I will be glued to the tv thanks Sue for all your demos and inspiration
.Big hugs Lynda xx

Wendy Bennett said...

Great card for our gardening friends or a man.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful!! A real 'secret garden' card. What a lovely idea - where so u keep getting them from sue - you're such an inspiration!!
Crafty hugs
Sharon xxx