Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Thinking Of You Today

 Good morning my crafty friends!  I almost missed this one from some JustRite shows earlier this year!  Soft gold and coconut white are the colours it has been done in.  I started by stamping the Labels 29 stamp from the JustRite set called Good Friends.  I stamped it using a clear Perfect Medium pad and then heat embossed with bright gold detail powder by Cosmic Shimmer.  I cut it out with the matching Labels 29 die.  I covered a piece of coconut white card with a sticky adhesive sheet and cut the largest die in the Ornate Square set.  I peeled the backing paper off and covered it in Cosmic Shimmer Diamond Sprinkles ( a very pretty white glitter without interference colour to it).  Once covered, I cut it in half diagonally.  I glued the pieces to opposite corners of my coconut white background piece.  I matted my Labels 29 piece in the centre with mounting foam.  I stamped my sentiment from the JustRite Always and Forever set using a clear perfect medium pad.  I heat embossed it with Cosmic Shimmer True White embossing powder.  I stamped the oval medallion stamp from the same set on white card and also embossed it in white.  I used the matching nested oval medallion die and next size down to cut it out, creating a small frame for my sentiment.  I mounted it over my sentiment with foam pieces and trimmed away the excess card around the bottom of it.  I cut a Venetian Motif in coconut white (don't forget to use wax paper with that one!) and matted it between my framed sentiment and Labels 29 die cut piece.  I tied a double bow with the sheer double sided silver/gold ribbon and added a pearl embellishment to the knot as an accent.  I used a glue dot to add my bow to the corner of my card.  I added a pearl swirl in the opposite corner for balance and matted the piece on a layer of soft gold card.  A final double white mat with a pierced layer finished the card.  A lovely card to send just to say that you are thinking of someone!  Finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x 8" in size.
Just a quick note, I had a wonderful birthday yesterday. I loved all the amazing comments you guys left me, thoroughly enjoyed the day shopping, a scrumptious meal and white chocolate martini and my blog counter past the three million mark to top it all off!  What more could a girl ask for!  All for now, Sue x







171 comments:

Pam said...

Stunning card Sue, sentiment very appropriate. So glad you had a great birthday, 3 million huh, some gal xx

CraftyAnn said...

I just love this card, its stunning. Hope you had fun yesterday on your birthday.
Take care

Phi said...

Such an elegant card Sue. I love the Venetian Motif die. So fine and delicate.

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - wowee! love the use of the ornate square cut in half - it's a must try - still trying to imagine the taste of a white chocolate martini..mmmmmmm
Rgs
Clare W

Debby Berry said...

Good morning Sue,

Beautiful card, you are now 1 in 3 million... Wow

Marion Bull said...

Beautiful card today, classy and elegant. Glad you had a good birthday. So many blog watches, brilliant!
Marion x

Gail said...

Morning Sue
Good to hear you had a good day yesterday! I like today's card, not sure I would make this one slightly too ornate for me.
Gail C x

Lynne Mills said...

Hi Sue, so glad you had a good day yesterday. Todays card is elegance personified. ( get me must have swallowed a dictionary) . Thanx for sharing. Lol Lynne M x x x

Chrissie J Lui said...

Morning Sue, Beautiful card Love the dies and the sentiment.
Glad you had a great birthday.
Like Debby Berry said you are 1 in 3 million".
Enjoy your day..

Happy crafting
Chrissie x x x

Wilma Brown said...

Hi Sue so glad you had a great day, you deserve to be spoilt for a change. You always give us so much joy with your wonderful cards. Gorgeous card today and one that must be tried. Birthday over back to the grind. Oh great news on reaching 3 million hits on your birthday

Wilma x x x

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Up early this morning... the sun was shining through the curtain onto my face.
So pleased you had a lovely birthday Sue!
Love this card so many instructions for you to remember too!
Really miss you on C/Craft so take care Sue, and come back soon!
LoveMarg

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue, thanks once again for the inspiration glad you had a nice day yesterday wow how you are admired such talent thank you. bye kitty.

Cee Bee said...

Wow Sue what a gorgeous card, so pretty and delicate. Am fantasising about a white chocolate martini it sound tooooo delish.
Glad you had a fab birthday and crongats on the 3 million.
hugs n stuff
Carol B

tracy w said...

Hi sue
So glad you had a great birthday and wow 3 million bloggers that great this card today is stunning love the white and gold theme you have used for this card thank you for the great idea x Tracy w

Fieldsend said...

Morning Sue, pleased you had a good birthday and passing the 3 million mark. Today's card is stunning. Love the white and gold. Have a great day.

Love June
xxx

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue
Wow! Congratulations on passing the 3 million mark you thoroughly deserve it. So glad you had a fabulous birthday. Today's card is so elegant, I especially love the diamond sparkles.
Hugs x
Heather T

hazel young said...

That's great news Sue, another beautiful card today xx hazel

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A truly majestic card today, love the ornate square cut into half diagonally, looks beautiful and the venetian motif peeking out is truly gorgeous.
So glad you had a wonderful birthday, and to top it off with 3 million 'hits', wow !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely elegant card, design with a different sentiment would be fantastic as a wedding or anniversary card. Bx

Celina Dee said...

Morning Sue!! For the first time in about 2 years the sun is shining and it it really hot here in the sunny southeast of Ireland!!! WooHoo!!
Love the card layout that looks really simple to do.
Hope the weather is just as great where you are and you enjoy your day!!
Hugs Celina :) :) :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue What a wonderful card and so rich, I just love the justrite stamps! Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

englishrose897 said...

Great card, glad you had a fab birthday, con gratulations on 3 million blog hits. Sally x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Fab card -the gold embossing and white sparkles look sumptuous. Glad you had a nice day yesterday you deserve it. Am looking forward to seeing you on c&c again soon.
Beverley W

Rachel Taylor said...

Congrats on your blog count ! WOW ! The card is perfect for a golden wedding .
Crafty hugs Rachel x

Anne Crawford said...

Happy Birthday! A day late sorry, sounded like you had a wonderful time! Today's card looks really special and very intricate , I love the dies used and the silver/gold ribbon, you certainly deserve all your followers, Well Done!

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful and quite regal, love the card completely. Glad you had a great birthday and congratulations on the blog milestone xx

happy2craft said...

Good Morning Sue,
A beautiful card today Sue, so elegant. Love the stamp and dies, just beautiful. Glad you enjoyed your birthday, you are certainly 1 in 3 million. Enjoy today.
Michelle(happy2craft)

Heather Rogers said...

A very good morning to you Sue

Bit later today car alarm going all night non stop near the house so am a bit bleary eyed so if there are any typo errors you will know why!

I trust the white choc martinis have touched the spot and you have shopped until you dropped!

Well today's card is beautiful so regal and one I think I must have a go at some version of it.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx


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beachie said...

Hi Sue
Pleased to hear you had a great birthday. A beautiful card today and that ribbon is gorgeous.
Audrey x

Victoria said...

Glad you found this card! It's so lovely. I really like the idea of cutting dies cuts in half and using them as corners. Good to hear that your birthday went well. The martinis sound very exotic!!

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, So pleased to hear you enjoyed your birthday and congratulations on the 3 million. Today's card is really sumptuous, great for a Golden wedding. Take care and enjoy the rest of your visit.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock xx

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, great use of the square as corners.
Donna Jones

Debbie Tinks said...

love this card Sue. Elegant card.
Glade you had a lovely day yesterday x

kimberley said...

Lovely card -glad you had a great birthday.Like the sound of the martinis-you should post the recipe on your blog,take care,x.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, glad you enjoyed your day
todays card is fantastic love the square
cut in half with the sprinkles it
really stands out and love the gold
and this ribbon is gorgeous.
Nancyd xx

Clare M said...

What an elegant card. Simply beautiful Sue xxx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
A very elegant card today, glad you had a lovely birthday.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

Jax said...

Hi Sue,Another stunning card.So glad you had a nice day. Jackie. x

Marleine said...


Morning Sue,

Glad you had a lovely birthday.

This card is beautiful. So opulent . X

maxine said...

Stunning card x

val jones said...

Good Morning Sue.
Amazing card as usual. I don't know how you keep coming up with such wonderful ideas, but i love it.

Love Val in Spain xxx

Marianna Hammer said...

I wasn't on yesterday, so I will congratulate you on your birthday a bit late :) Happy birthday! I'm glad you enjoyed it.
Yesterdays card was a lovely card, upside down or not :)
And todays card is just gorgeous. I won't be able to make that one, but I will enjoy it all the more on your blog :) Beautiful!

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue,
You passed the 3 million mark because 3 million people just like me think you are brilliant so it is well deserved. I really like how you have done the ornate square die. With cutting it in half it can fit a rectangle shape with ease and it changes the die again, making more use out of it. It is a beautiful card with the gold against the white.
Glad you had a lovely day,
take care,
Love and crafty hugs
Norah

cuilliesocks said...

Wonderful card, in fact quite stunning, lovely dies and beautifully designed, Kate x

Jan.moogie said...

Wow wow wow what a stunner today Sue, love it xxxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
What a way to start the day - a truly elegant and majestic gift. The colour scheme is so so rich and matches the format just so.
I never think of cutting dies in half and I don't know why because as you show us they look just as beautiful as when they are whole - I really must get my brain in gear and remember to do this.
So pleased you had a wonderful birthday.
Janet x

Bosquie said...

A card for any occasion.Beautiful colours too.Hope you had a cracking day yesterday XX

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue, the embossing is lovely.

Lacelady said...

Beautiful, opulent looking card Sue, love the idea of cutting a die diagonally to create two decorative corners - another one I hadn't thought of.

So glad you had a good day yesterday, and congrats on reaching the 3 million mark! I'll continue to make you my first port of call each morning - your cards make my day!

Marion said...

Hi Sue like the card but you no what im going to say ,would prefer it with no big bow.glad you had a good birthday.
Marion H

Debbie Ravenhill said...

Hi Sue, Happy belated birthday, I've been away and couldn't get to a computer! Glad you had a great day. I'm a Gemini too, my birthday is Fri, I'm away for that so can't wait. Anyway, today's card is so elegant it's beautiful. It's very ornate and I just love those dies. Well done on reaching 3 million what a great present for you, you deserve it. Have a great day hugs Debbie R xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Glad you had a good Birthday. This is gorgeous though I do find the bow a bit big for my taste

Erica said...

Morning Sue,
Lovely card.
So glad you enjoyed your special day, you deserve it.
Erica x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card today and so many dies.......spellbinder heaven. Glad you had a great birthday and passed 3 million mark!!
Best wishes, Pat

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card. I love the ornate square covered with the diamond sprinkle. Glad that you had a lovely day yesterday and your blog hitting 3 million was a lovely extra present, Congratulations Sue. Take care.

hollyberry said...

Love this card it is stunning and very stately.Just gorgeous.Glad you had a wonderful day yesterday.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue

I thought about you on and off all day, drinking your Chocolate Martini { i must try one } .

Anyway todays card is delightful as usual .,Congrats on your 3 million phew thats many many followers .

Elaine H X

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. Lovely card that is simple opulence, if that makes sense.
Congratulations on the 3 million hits. To think I got excited yesterday that I have now got over 700 hits hahaha.
Glad you enjoyed your birthday. Are you back to the UK soon? X

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, what a stunning card! Love the white and gold together ! So glad you enjoyed your birthday, hope you bought lots of nice things! Love Jean xxx

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Congratulation on your blog count, must make you feel good to know how many followers you have.
Sounds like you had a great birthday.
Love today's card but would prefer it without the bow.
Lydia
X

Sandra said...

Oh Sue, glad you had such an amazing birthday, just what you deserve!
Beautiful card today, great colour combination too!
3 million!!!! Just proof of how amazing you really are!!!
Huge hugs,
Sandra xx

Janette MacArthur said...

Beautiful card again Sue! Many congratulations on your blog count & belated birthday wishes xx

hotpotato said...

lovely card.

Izzwizz said...

Wow Sue, showed this one to my husband and you even got a wow from him (that's rare!). Love the colour combo, the layout and the embossing. Do you know, I don't think I've ever embossed a sentiment in white. It looks great, I am definitely inspired today. Thank you. Maddy xxx

P.S. the sun is shining and it was actually warm enough to sit in the garden yesterday. Planning to do the same today. Woohoo!

Sandra F said...

Beautiful card Sue. The white chocolate martini sounds gorgeous. xx

snowqueen62 said...

A real WOW! card today Sue love it. Glad you had a great day yesterday.
Hugs Sue x

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Sue, lovely card and layout. Glad you enjoyed your birthday. Emma

gwen70 said...

Stunning Sue, congrats on the 3 million mark. Love the venetian motif

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Such a very elegant card today, love the gold and white.
So glad you had a wonderful birthday and congratulations on reaching the 3 million mark. WOWEE!

Love Sheila xx

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Sue

Gorgeous card today Sue

Glad you had a wonderful day and passed the 3 million mark... fabulous

Sue xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card today. hope you had a lovely day yesterday.

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
Very elegant card today. Really glad you had a good birthday and congrats on passing the 3 million mark.

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. I can't think of anything other than the white chocolate Martini now, I didn't know you could get these. Sounds like you had a great birthday and 3 million blogs, wow. Great card by the way. SueL

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely elegant card today, so glad you had a super birthday yesterday. Take care, Jess x

SONJA H said...

GM SUE,
LOVE THE CARD TODAY GOLD AND WHITE
GO SO WELL, CONG. ON YOUR 3 MILLION
ON BLOG.

HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD BIRTHDAY
YESTERDAY.
TAKE CARE
SONJA
XX

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, Elegant card today, the gold is sooo opulent. Love the diamond sprinkles and the bow. I now emboss sentiments in white, they look so classy.
Glad that you had a lovely day yesterday and as Debby Berry said you are 1 in 3 million.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Debs Artliff said...

Morning Sue what a beautiful card and im so pleased you had a lovely birthday. Now back to the card i love this stamp it make some stunning cards i have this stamp but ive only used it once as i keep having trouble stamping all of it clean. Take care Sue looking forward to you be back on our screens. Xx

Debs A

weefortune said...

Morning Sue

What a exquisite card. Hope you has a lovely birthday dinner and got some great stuff on your shopping trip. Crafty Hugs Elaine xx

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Really lovely card to match the really lovely weather this morning. Have a great day everyone.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Maggie said...

Hello. That is some bow! Love this card. Soft gold and white are a winning combination. As you can see from topping the 3 million count we all still appreciate your hard work. Well done. xx

Ali B said...

Hi Sue,
Love todays card very regal and elegant in the sumptuious gold colours.
BIG congratulations on achieving the 3 million mark on your blog. What an achievement!
Alison B x

Crafty Nanna said...

Morning Sue, so glad you had a good birthday yesterday. Another beautiful card today, having seen the ribbon 'up close and personal' as it were on the picture I think that has to go on my wish list now too. I bet the next 3000 hits will go far more quickly, hugs

Tres said...

Hi Sue. I am so pleased you had such a wonderful birthday. Congratultions on reaching your 3 million mark !! This is the perfect excuse for another celebration !! Today's card is just stunning !! The white and soft gold colour combo is perfect. You have used so many different dies and stamps and they all look great together !! I love your idea of cutting the ornate square die in half to provide a decorative accent for the rest of the card. It is simple ideas like this that never even occur to me !! Thank you so much for being there to remind me of these things. They make such a difference to a card. Happy crafting to all love Tres x x x

Anonymous said...

Fantastic card Sue
Phil D

Michelle Lock said...

Stunning card. Well done on achieving the 3 million count. Shows your appreciated.
Michelle Lock x.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Very elegant and regal looking. Glad you had a great day on your birthday and congratulations on the 3 million.

Clare said...

Gorgeous card, very elegant. Glad you had a good birthday :)

Clare x

redfox said...

I think elegant is the right word to describe this card. Actually words fail me quite often when I see your cards! Thanks for the inspiration. Love sarah

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, very stunning card just love it, glad you enjoyed your Birthday and reached the three million mark some achievement very popular lady and well deserved love Jean Zelei xxx

Kim Matthews said...

Beautiful card... interesting to see how you use these labels. Your detail is amazing... thanks for sharing.
Hugs
Kim M
x

Margaret said...

Good morning Sue
A truly regal looking card stunning no less, I love it.
Delighted you had a super day it is the least you deserve, as well as the icing on your birthday cake 3 million hits, that is some achievement!
Margaret corgi owner

Cardgenie said...

Sue, fantastic card (as always) love the layout and colours. Belated Birthday Wishes. Jean

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a beautiful card.
I love using stamps with coordinating dies.
Veronique L

Lesley sinclair said...

Hi sue what a lovely card and I love how you use 2 or 3 die sets on the same card especially when it's one of the older sets makes us use them again!! Glad you had a lovely birthday and that you hit 3 million on it that's pretty impressive!! Can't wait to see you back on our screens you have been missed love Lesley x

Jennifer Swandells said...

This is an absolutely stunning card Sue, I just love the way that you have used the die and embossed it. I so wish that I could make cards like you do, you make it all look so easy. Thanks for all the inspiration that you give. Hugs, Jen :-) xx
Krafty Keepsakes

raineysheep said...

Belated birthday wishes Sue
A stunning elegant card today - I love it !!
Thank you for the inspiration
Raineysheep x

Ann said...

Great news on the blog number well done- so pleased you had a good birthday.

Jacquie said...

A stunning card Sue. Great use of dies and it looks so elegant in white and gold.

Hope you had a great birthday.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Janice Wallace said...

So many great ideas in this card,I really need to find some more "play time" to try some of your ideas. Fantastic to reach 3 million.
Janice

Maryann Laursen said...

Such a wonderful card here again Sue, I love it.
And great to hear, you had such a wonderful birthday, that´s all any girl can ask for,

Sandybee said...

Another gorgeous creation Sue. So glad you had a lovely birthday

xx Sandra

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
Absolutely stunning card, I love everything about it. So glad you had a nice day yesterday, you deserved it.
Love Jan x x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Another stunner of a card - I'm running out of superlatives.........
You are clever, am so glad now that I bought the ornate squares - as you show us, they are so versatile (provided one has the imagination like you).
So glad you had a super day, it's thoroughly deserved.
Keep on enjoying...........
Hugs, Rose

CaronP28 said...

Elegant and sophisticated - that's how I see this card. Glad your birthday went well. xx

Helen Barker said...

Beautiful card.Love everything about it.
Helen Bx

Jill Liddle said...

Lovely card. Love anything glitzy and this is certainly glitzy.

CraftyJo said...

"white chocolate Martini" - this sounds fabulous, gotta put it on my bucket list :)

Gorgeous card again, love the colours.

Michelle said...

I'm delighted to hear you had a great day yesterday and congratulations on passing 3 million on your counter.

Today's card is absolutely stunning, I love everything about it and can't wait to attempt it myself. Thanks for sharing.

Hugs, Michelle E xx

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Like the other lady I have run out of superlatives, another stunner.

Look forward to seeing you back later this month, enjoy the rest of your time with your friends and family.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

jeffrey bubbles said...

Happy birthday Sue I love the diverse eliments on this card very nice Kathy xxx

Pauline A said...

Congratulations on reaching 3million blogs. So glad you had a great day yesterday. A really elegant card; much prefer the lovely soft gold card as I sometimes find the gold mirri card too bright and brash. I bought some of the gorgeous sheer double sided silver/gold ribbon last time it was on C&C but can't use it as it's just tooooo gorgeous to cut but your bow looks so elegant so might order more just make bows. Take care. Hugs Pauline A x

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Sue congrats., on reaching 3 million ,that is fantastic and delighted to hear you had a great Birthday you deserve it.
To day's card is Stunning,love the colours and it is very classy.
Smiles
Ita

Sonia Jones said...

This card is gorgeous and i love the corners done in the diamond sprinkles! Gorgeous card. Hugs Sonia x

Kate's Cards said...

Opulent!

Gail said...

What a fab card and one of my favourite colour combos (although I have so many) lol xx but I luv this card and how you have used the ornate corners - glad you had a good day yesterday you have now caught me up age-wise - at least until November (not sure about being nearer 60 than 50)!!! GailT xx

The Taming of the Glue said...

Happy (belated) birthday wishes and congrats on 3m visits!
Hugs. Pam xx

Susan White said...

Very elegant and balanced design - just lovely.

Thanks Susan

hazel said...

Hi Sue. Congratulations on the counter of 3 million . Very beautiful Elegant card Sue
Take care
Hazel G

nannapat said...

Lovely card as always Sue. Glad you had a fantastic birthday and that you got your chocolate martini. Pat x

Trish said...

Hi Sue,
Many congratulations on reaching 3 million visits- quite an achievement. Todays card is totally beautiful and very elegant. TFS
Hugs,
Trish x
PS Glad you enjoyed your birthday

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, CONGRATULATIONS upon reaching 3 million on your blog counter - Its through your dedication and commitment to your blog that this has been achievable. (I hear a round of applause coming on).Well done Sue!!

Todays card is very elegant, love the soft gold AND all the dies you have used - I need Labels 29 now!!! The Diamond sprinkles reminded me of winter frost (quick memo to self for Xmas cards)
So pleased you had a great birthday.
Best wishes Brenda Lel. xxx

PS To Fellow Bloggers, My fantastic Blog prize arrived today, I wish I could share it with you ALL - I can only wish you the best of luck next time and will never forget your best wishes xxx

Vie Carter said...

Very elegant card today Sue, love white and gold together - so smart

Glad you had a lovely birthday

3 million great

Vie
x

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

I absolutely love this card, it got everything I like in a card, it's pure sophistication and the bow is just perfect. This is another on my list to make.

Many well deserved congrats for passing 3 million, and I'm glad you had a lovely birthday.

Kind regards

Tina X

madebylilly said...

Lovely card Sue: I have the Venetian Motifs, and would never think to use them in this way. Happy birthday for yesterday, too!

Carole Z said...

Truly stunning Sue, absolutely beautiful. Congrats on the3 million! Carole Z X

jayne denver said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely card rich and elegant
Could be used for many occasions
You can see the effort that you put into your cards
Many thanks
Jayne

howdy said...

truly scrumptious

Jane said...

Very regal Love the delicate layout of today's card.

Jane xx

iggy said...

oh & i was thinking about you too today........so very apt sentiment lol....hope you had a lovely day yesterday x

3362 Jan said...

Hi Sue. Yet another wow card. I wish I knew where you got your mojo from! I would order a bucket full,lol.Thank you for all the inspirations. Hugs.3362 Jan. x

Joanne2403 said...

Very elegent, a touch of class, tfs

Andrea said...

Gorgeous, love the colours, the gold/white combination looks very elegant.

Deborah said...

Hi Sue...another beautiful card...I love the double sided ribbon...the Venetian Motif Die is very delicate, but it fits in nicely.

I'm glad your birthday was so much fun...just as it should be.

Congrats on reaching the 3 Mill mark...way to go Sue!!!

Looking forward to your up coming shows on C&C...until then, take care.

Kind regards. Deborah.H :) :):)

Karen said...

Hope you had a good birthday.
Such an elegant card. Love the sentiment
Luv
Karen xx

Anonymous said...

I need some just rite stamps now, I'm sure my hubby will stop me visiting your blog!!!

mol x

Joanne K said...

Gorgeous card today Sue and glad you had a good day yesterday. Kind regards Joanne K x

Jackie Calvert said...

Hi Sue. what an elegant card, it's beautiful. I'm really glad you had a good day yesterday.
Love - Jackie C XXX

Annie said...

Another huge WOW for me, Sue. S glad you're having fun and that your birthday was great.
Hugs Annie x

Carol S. said...

Hi Sue, glad you had a lovely birthday. This is a gorgeous card. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, another great card, so inspiring. Glad your Birthday celebrations went well and you had a great time.
Val C xx

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue, so glad you had a great day yesterday...you deserve it!! Beautiful card today, looks so complicated, but you explain it all so well - thank you. Love Sam xxx

Anonymous said...

Very tasteful card.

Susan x

Carol Clarke said...

Hi Sue
I am finally back after having computer trouble missed seeing the cards, but I love todays, sorry I missed wishing you a Happy Birthday yesterday
Hugs
Carol x

Brakkers said...

Hi Sue, today's card is lush! Very luxurious looking and a "Sue" bow finishes it off beautifully. So pleased your birthday celebrations went according to plan and what great plans they were too!

Anne from Leighton Buzzard

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, pleased to hear you had a really special birthday. And what a fabulous milestone to achieve, 3 million is just amazing! Well done. Here's to the next million! Gorgeous card today, I love it, and I can really see how I can adapt it using the dies I have. Take care, love Karen Brass x

Lindsay Martin said...

Fab card Sue and so good for many ocassions, always great... Good to hear you had a lovely time yesterday and fantastic on reaching your 3 million, although not surprising as you are such a great crafter..

Tandy said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card good to hear you had a good day yesterday

Janice K said...

A very elegant and ornate card, stunning! x

Lara B said...

Good evening Sue
Gorgeous cards for the last few days...as usual!!!
having trouble with internet connection at the moment...so I have missed seeing the cards on the actual days posted.
Happy belated birthday, glad you had a lovely time in all you did...and by the way, you aren't 56...you are 21 (with a few years experience)
Have a great day
Lara xxx

Disco Queen said...

Hi Sue, fabulous card, as always. love the colours. I'm glad you had a good Birthday. Congratulations on all the new followers. You deserve it!

baconbits said...

Evening Sue
A super stunning card - hope you are over the martinis trying to imagine one now...... Mmmmmmmmmmm wonderful........
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Laura O said...

beautiful card ,love the dies used and the stamp too.Fab,fab,fab.Laura O

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue, what a sumptuous card today love the soft gold and White, and the ornate dies and diamond sprinkles absolutey lovely.
Glad you had a fabulous birthday and many congratulations on your three million blog count some achievement !!!!
Hugs
Jean D.

Linda Simpson said...

Hi Sue this is fabulous. Love that ribbon and the embossing looks stunning!

Hugs
Linda xxx

Joan Donaldson said...

A beautiful card Sue, very rich looking. Glad you had a great day.

carol e said...

What a beautiful card Sue. Glad you had a wondweful birthday and congrats on making 3 million. Pretty good if it was cash!!!

Anonymous said...

hello sue, this card is a very soft but elegant card and like you said it is ideal to let someone know that you are thinking about them. i will be doing this card in the next couple of days.congrats sue on reaching 3m comments you are a star in your own right. thank you for sharing your talent. sending love from christine c xx

Brenda Hanlon said...

Hi Sue, very opulent looking card today. Glad you had a great birthday.

Marion Turner said...

Hi Sue
An elegant card, and love the sentiment.
Glad you had a lovely Birthday.
Love Marion X

yorkie said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card love the pearl bling it works so well
Glad you had a lovely birthday and the work you do to bring us all your creations is appreciated
Wishing you and yours all the best love to your mum
Take Care
Theresa xx

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Anonymous said...

Another gorgeous card, Sue. I get so much inspiration from your blog every day!
Judy M, S Wales

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
WOW WHAT A CARD. LOVE THE GOLD AND WHITE. SMASHING IDEA TO CUT THE DIE IN HALF.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD DAY.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Hanneke said...

Gorgeous! I love the colors and big bow. Hugs, Hanneke

Jkhoo said...

Love it! The soft gold works really well. Venetian Motif and Accents are my favourite sets. You inspire me!

Regards,
Jeanne
Jkhoo Designs

lynda said...

Stunning card love the soft gold sorry for late post
Hugs Lynda xx

Anonymous said...

hello sue, another lovely card today, i tried to do this card this afternoon and it didn,t look anything like yours lol, never mind will keep trying and i must be the worst stamper in the world. i either press to hard or not enough.sending love from christine c xx

magpie said...

Oh "Wow!", what a wow card! It's stunning Sue and yes, what a wonderful card to receive from someone who is "thinking of you". The stamp is gorgeous and alongside the dies, the silver and gold ribbon, the diamond sparkles (which looks stunning without colour), the soft gold card is gorgeous, just all combined makes a lush creation! Wonderful to know you had a fantastic birthday Sue. Just perfected with the 3 million mark! So so happy for you Sue and well deserved for a lovely lady. Had a busy day too, the little grandson was 3! Bought him a spiderman bike which he loved. He's just got grow those little legs a bit longer to reach the peddles, bless him! Take care Sue. I know they have given out nice weather for this weekend......hope the sun shines for next week too! xx Love Karen xx

Katie-Louise Sweetlove said...

Dear Sue
Apologies for posting this late, I've been poorly with a cold/virus these last few days and I felt dreadful all day so didn't leave my bed much all day and didn't feel up to it.

Back to your stunningly beautiful card. It's amazing I just love the regal white and gold colour scheme. The labels 29 stamp is amazing and die very pretty too. The Venetian motif in front looks stunning against the gold patterned background. The ornate square cut in two are great as corners it's such a pretty die that one - you continue to give me good ideas. The pearl swirl is so pretty and really finishes off the card beautifully.

So glad you had a good birthday ( and that you managed to take the day off , mostly apart from doing this blog).

Many best wishes and hugs from Katie-Louise sweetlove

Ps. So happy for you that your blog counter passed 3 million!

Lisa Durno said...

Just catching up. This is a stunning card, really beautiful.
X

Diane Mortimer said...

This is lovely and with an xmas sentiment would make a lovely xmas card x
Diane from Glasgow xx