Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Have A Great Day


 Morning bloggers!  Aah lavender and white!  Such a soothing colour combo I think.  This is simplicity in card making for me.  It isn't much work, a bit of inking, embossing and die cutting and you have a lovely card for a friend.  I started by embossing the coconut white card with my Heart Lattice embossing folder just to give the background a bit of detail.  Next, out of lavender card,  I cut the Enchanted Labels 28 using the Labels 28 die in the middle of it to cut a frame.  To bring a bit of detail into the frame, I added a Fancy Lattice Background cut out of white card.  I just trimmed away the excess so it just filled the inside of the frame.  I stamped the Enjoy The Day Vintage Labels four stamp and added my sentiment to the middle of it.  With dusty concord distress ink, I inked through the die before removing my die cut.  I added some mounting foam to the back and attached it in the centre of my frame.  While I was in Florida, I found these small white paper flowers that I really liked.  I used several of them here as embellishments and I just inked the tops of them with Dusty Concord ink to match my card.  I cut a few leaves from the Bitty Blossom die set and inked them with Forest Moss distress ink.  I tied a double bow from white frilly edged ribbon and used a glue dot to attach it to the lower corner of my sentiment.  I seated the flowers around the sentiment and in the centre of the bow.  I finished the embellishments with a couple of pearl stick pins and some flatback pearls on my frame and background corners.  I added a lavender mat before finishing my card with a double white pierced mat.  Finished dimensions are 7" x 8 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x












146 comments:

Pam said...

Lovely card and gorgeous lilac too. The flowers are beautiful.

Erica said...

Lovely card Sue.
Erica x

Patricia said...

Good Morning Sue,
Yet again another stunning card right up my street.
Love the colour combination and wonderful use of Dies. A must try for me.
Have a Great Day

Patricia xxx

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue
pretty card thank you Kitty

Debs Artliff said...

Morning sue i love this card as its really girlie and the colour you have used is beautiful. Take care sud xx

Debs A

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
A fresh girlie looking card, love it. I like the shade of lavender you have used.
Gail C x

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card. I love the lilac/white combination. Those little flowers are sweet. Take care.

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
Another stunner - just my cup of tea. Love the bitty blossom flowers - must dig mine out.
Will give this a try.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Carol said...

What a gorgeously simple but effective card Sue. Love that Lilac card and the little flowers are darling.
Hugs n stuff
Carol B

CraftyAnn said...

Another stunning card featuring my favourite colour lilac. Yet another card that gives me some inspiration and I'll have to have a go today although I'm working on my Xmas cards using the new Justrite poinsettia stamps.
Take care.

AnneRD said...

Such lovely colourways Sue. May be simple, but so effective. Anne x

Jan.moogie said...

Lovely card today Sue and so adaptable too xx

Hellma said...

Stunning card Sue, great colours.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A beautiful and fresh-looking card today, lovely lilac and white, beautiful die-cuts and gorgeous flowers.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Rachel Taylor said...

What a beautiful card ! I love the lattice work on it ,very very pretty !
Crafty hugs Rachel x

tracy w said...

morning sue
what a stunning card love lilac my flavour colour thank you tracy w x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
My favourite colours and love the design.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

happy2craft said...

Good Morning Sue,
A Lovely card, so pretty. Love the colour and the dies used, just lovely.
Have a great day. Michelle(happycraft)

englishrose897 said...

Hi Sue, love the card it's stunning. Sally x

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous the colours are lovely so fresh and pretty. Love Jackie

Anonymous said...

Love this one Sue, gorgeous fresh colours and wish I had some of those flowers! Love, Judy M

cuilliesocks said...

Just love your card, just so beautiful with gorgeous dies and design, Kate x

hollyberry said...

Love the colours as well.This is yet another wonderful card.

karenlotty said...

Very pretty I'm not a pink person so these colours are perfect for me

Alison said...

Beautiful card once again
Alison xx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Very pretty.

Clare said...

Beautiful card, love the background.

Clare x

Victoria said...

Soothing is a great description Sue! Lovely card, the flowers were a great find.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, simply stunning, would make a lovely wedding card too! I have weddings on my mind as my youngest son is getting married on 20th July in France! Love Jean xxx

Fieldsend said...

Morning Sue, beautiful clean and crisp describes this card to today. Gorgeous colours. No sun here today:)))) have a lovely day.

Love June
xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Thank you so much for today's gift - I am searching for idea for a bday card for one of my friends and Sue Wilson has come to my aid once again - what would we all do with our own Sue Wilson (hope your family don't mind having to share you with so many crafters!!)
Soothing is just the word - lavender and white are so evocative of warm summer nights sat outside with the smell of lavender.
It goes without saying too much more that I love today's gift in every way - colour scheme and format. So once again thank you Sue.
Janet x

Bosquie said...

Such fresh colours in this card.As relaxing as lavender itself. Will give this one a try.xxxx

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - lovn it - it's a must try!
Rgs
Clare W

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
I love everything about today's card especially the colours you've used. I have cream paper flowers similar to the ones you've used today so I can try to colour them as you have thanks for the idea.
Hugs x
Heather T

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue, a very calm colour scheme for today's beautiful card love everything about it. Thanks Sue.
Hugs
Jean D

Marleine said...


Hi Sue,

Lovely card. Beautiful combination of colour and elements. X

Nanny Jo said...

Hi Sue..I don't know how you come up with so many fresh ideas! A lovely card today...going to pinch it!! :)

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

A gorgeous card today, such a fresh and pretty colour scheme. A beautiful bow yet again. :-)

Kind regards

Tina X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
A stunning card.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Lacelady said...

Oooh, I like this one - the combo of labels 28s has me confused a bit, so I'll have to go and look to see if I can get the same effect, as it's super.

Guess what, after 2 hot (28 - 30C) days, I woke up to FOG this morning!

snowqueen62 said...

Morning Sue. Love this card lavender is one of my favourite colours and love the little flowers.
Hugs Sue x

Heather Rogers said...

Oh Sue! This is such a beautiful card. Right up my street the beautiful and calming lavender colour is gorgeous!Simply put together maybe but simple no, stunning!!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

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Marion Bull said...

Beautiful card, just what I like best. Loe the colour combo and the simplicity. Fab!
Mario xx

Marion Bull said...

Beautiful card, just what I like best. Loe the colour combo and the simplicity. Fab!
Mario xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Fabulous card, love it, the design is super, flowers so pretty and the colour is perfect.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

Joanne K said...

Morning Sue, simply stunning. Kind regards Joanne K x

Anonymous said...

Good Morning Sue What a fresh looking card and love the colours. Take Care love Michelle S xxx

beachie said...

Hi Sue
Another beauty. I just love lavender. You just add that extra something to every card you make.
Audrey x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Just beautiful.
Beverley W

ellyscard creatief said...

Just beautiful
Gr Elly

Hilary said...

Morning Sue. Such a delicate card, and how right you are! It is very soothing. Yet another on the 'to do' list!! Enjoy your day. Love and hugs. Hilary xxx

nuttinanni said...

I do so love lilac and white, really beautiful card and must try myself. Cherylx

nattyboots said...

Beautiful card ,i like it all

Elaine H x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, You are right what a beautiful soothing card, I for one would love to receive it. Just perfect.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock xx

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
JUST WATCHING JULIA ON C&C. FAB CARDS ON THE SHOW.
THIS CARD IS CRACKING GOOD CARD TOO. LOVE THE COLOUR
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXXX

Sonia Jones said...

This card is stunning and just my cup of coffee (I don't drink tea LOL)The colours are stunning! In fact everything about it is stunning. Hugs Sonia x

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
Absolutely scrumptious,i love everything about it. The colour combo is gorgeous and I love the dies you have used. Beautiful.
Love Jan x x

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Stunning, beautiful card - love it.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue,
What a beautiful card. Simplicity itself or not it is stunning. I love the lilac with the white, the sheer ribbon just finishes it off to a T.
The lattice background gives it that airy look, the little flowers are just the right size. Just perfect for any occasion, but you know how you get those awkward people that you just can't satisfy, well i think this is one card that even they would fall in love with. Another 100% pass mark for you Sue.
love and crafty hugs
Norah

hazel young said...

Morning Sue stunning card love everything about it. Hope you have a great day too xx hazel

Izzwizz said...

Another very pretty card Sue. Maddy x

Anonymous said...

How beautiful, Sue, a perfect card for a perfect day!

'P' in Wales

cats said...

Morning!..Gorgeous card and beautiful colours.I love the flowers,still not got them!...Christine xx

MRS DUCK said...

Another wonderful card Sue and in my favourite colour so even better!
Have a great day. x

Marion said...

Hi Sue love the colour ,its my favourite .really like the die youve used too.
Marion H

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Sue i am also in a lavender mode at the moment,this is A WOW card,and the little flowers are super.
Smiles
Ita

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
This is a very pretty card with lovely calming colours. I love the lattice and the flowers.

Joanna Dickson said...

Hi Sue
This is lovely. My kind of card.
Love
Jo x

kimberley said...

What a lovely card-very calming and any sentiment could be used,take care,x.

gwen70 said...

Another stunning card, love the colours so delicate

marg said...

Good Morning Sue
Love lavender and white makes it so sweet...lovely card!
Love Marg

Anonymous said...

My favourite colour, anyone would have a good after receiving that!

Mol x

Floss said...

Hi Sue, this card is so fresh and clean, just beautiful. x

Carol H said...

Morning Sue,
A beautiful fresh looking card today. Love the lilac, it's very soothing.
Hugs Carol Healy

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, another stunning card, the colours are so calming, and the flowers really set it off, one to copy I think!
Take care, Jess xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue

yet again another stunning card. Just love your lavender and white. Busy catching up with last weeks cards. didn't even have time to comment on yesterdays card which I adore. Such beautiful stamps for Christmas.

Crafty Nanna said...

Morning Sue, this one really is gorgeous and my favourite colour. Would definitely take centre stage wherever it was displayed.

Have a great day,
hugs Lynn

3362 Jan said...

Hi Sue. Stunning, cool and graceful card.
Just love it. Hugs.3362 Jan. x

Jackie Calvert said...

Hi Sue.
I love the simple elegance of this design, and the colours are lovely. This is one to try for sure.
Love Jackie C XXX

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, absolutely gorgeous
card and the colour is fabulous
very cool an elegant.
Nancyd xx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous gorgeous card simply elegant and the colours are gorgeous. Really like those little flowers so nice and such a great idea to have white ones then ink them up to suit your project.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Carol H said...

Gorgeous card, love the colour combination and those little flowers are just beautiful.

Debbie Tinks said...

Lovely card Sue X love the colour and flowers

Mac Mable said...

Just so pretty and restful..love the colours x

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, so beautiful just love it love Jean Z xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. Pretty but also elegant and lovely colours.

Margaret said...

Good morning Sue
What a beautiful, fresh and crisp looking detailed card, love the colours and the lattice work especially.
Please can you come North more often we have had nothing but sunshine since you did thank you so much!
Margaret corgi owner

Joanne2403 said...

Such a pretty card, really love these dies and the colour combo is so fresh, tfs

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Simply beautiful and I love the lilac, as you said it's a very calming colour.

Love Sheila xx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
i love lilac to it so pretty a real nice card today sue .. hugs sarah xx

Jackie Meechan said...

Love the colours in this card, gorgeous.

Hugs
CraftyJacq
xx

Jennifer Swandells said...

What a beautiful card and a lovely calming colour Sue. Hugs, Jen :-) x
Krafty Keepsakes

CraftyJo said...

Very soothing - just what I need right now ;) It's a beautiful card, as always.

Pauline A said...

Such a gorgeous card this morning, and the bitty blossoms are lovely. Will have to buy that die as they are just the right size for a card; they don't over power the rest of the design. Thank you Sue. Hugs Pauline A

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, A clean fresh and subtle card, as you say the colours are soothing, love the detail and the flowers are sweet.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Lesley sinclair said...

Hi sue this is a lovely card that's quick and simple to do but looks great, and what's not to like about lavender and white as its very soothing and pretty! Love Lesley x

Delyth said...

This card is my colour, love the design my kind of card, well done Sue.

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

What a lovely card, so soft and pretty. It reminds me of the lavender field near to where i live.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Christine said...

Another beautiful card Sue, all shades of lilac are a particular favourite of mine. I have bought the lattice die and was wondering how to use it - you are an inspiration. Thanks
Christine (Andypandy ) x

lynda said...

Hi Sue another stunning card love the colours so pretty and the dies are gorgeous. Also i love the flowers.
Hugs Lynda Brock xx

Maryann Laursen said...

A real beauty here Sue,and I totally agree with you, it´s soo easy but yet sooo gorgeous way to make a wonderful card. And this is soooo gorgeous as ever.

Marion Turner said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card Love lilac and white love the flowers too.
Love Marion x

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue, such a pretty card, the colours are so nice, love from Jackie D

hazel said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card with beautiful colours. Your right lavender is a soothing colour . I have lots of lavender in the garden the smell is lovely .I have to bring them in though at winter as they would die in the cold
Take care
Hazel G

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said....

Hi Sue, so beautiful, lovely delicate colours!

Hugs, Belinda. X

SusanP, Kent said...

Love it - the colours, design and the simplicity. Beautiful.

Pat L said...

Hi sue
Love the simplicity of the design and the soft colours, your flowers are beautiful too
Best wishes, Pat

CaronP said...

Hello Sue. Really pretty card and flowers. Love the lilac colour, very feminine. Xx

hotpotato said...

lovely card.

nikkib said...

gorgeous colour combination and love the lattice background, that design is so popular at the moment..... a lovely use of the dies to create a thoughtful card..... x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card today, I love that shade of lavender. Managed to see a couple of Julia's shows - too many lovely things to choose from but I had to get the poinsettia stamps as they are one of my favourite dies.
Frances

Gail said...

Stunning card xx GailT xx

Meg said...

Hi Sue,
I just love everything about this card and will be trying my best to make some like it.
The colours are so pretty.

Margaret O
xxx

Jane said...

Very delicate and pretty.

Jane xx

foxyg said...

Beautiful pastel card .

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue, This card really sings to me - its just gorgeous. Love the fresh Lilac and White combo the die cuts, flowers and bow.
Thank you, Love Brenda Lel xxx

Vie Carter said...

Just love Lavender and white and the little flash of green leaves sets off the flowers - lovely

Vie
x

Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous Sue xx Jan

TOB said...

beautiful colours makes you want to see if it smells of lavender. Love the flowers. hugs x

salem said...

FAB love this set

Glass Daisy said...

Hi Sue,
What a lovely week of cards, and so far this one is my favourite. The colours look so fresh and beautiful.
Sonia x

Anonymous said...

hello sue , lovely colour combo
today, nice fresh clean
looking card love everything
about it. thank you sue.
sending love from
Christine c xx

Rose in chester said...

Hi Sue
Late again, but had another full day......
Just relaxing now and enjoying your absolutely beautiful card, love the colour combo and design. Just such a gentle
Card that ANYBODY would love to receive.
You are amazing to come up with all these ideas!
Have a great week.
Hugs, Rose

Karen said...

Oooh, all shades of purple are my favourite. That card is a real stunner in my eyes.
Luv
Karen xx

Carole Z said...

Evening Sue, stunning card in my favourite colours! Carole Z X

Susan White said...

Love the lilac card tones with the white - so fresh! Thanks, Susan

Lindsay Martin said...

love this colour combo, as you say very soothing, just what is needed for me tonight xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - Beautiful colour scheme - fresh and clean. Love everything about this card Sue.
ValCxx

Suebak said...

Soothing card with beautiful bitty blossoms.

Susan x

Helen Barker said...

Truly gorgeous.Love it.
Helen Bx

carol e said...

Beautiful card Sue so very pretty in lilac

Joan Donaldson said...

A stunning card Sue, love everything about it.

Maggie said...

Hello. So lovely and even though the lilac is beautiful it would work in any of the soft colours. Really great idea. xx

Janice K said...

A gorgeous card in a very pretty shade of lilac. x

Janice Wallace said...

Another beautiful card. Thanks Sue
Janice W

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yorkie said...

Hi Sue
I love the colour combination you have used in this card
It is so fresh and the dies used I love
Hope you are well
Take care
Theresa x

Jacquie said...

beautiful Sue.

I love this lattice die in the background, it is on my wish list lol!

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Cardgenie said...

Sue, this is a wonderful card. Lavender is my favourite colour and the combo of the dies and lattice background is stunning. Jean

Jill Liddle said...

Stunning

Howdy said...

My favourite this week

Carol S. said...

Gorgeous card and pretty colours. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Ali B said...

Hi Sue,
What a lovely girlie card. Love the flowers.
Alison B. x

Chris Curry said...

Another favourite. So delicate and so pretty.

TDQ Karen said...

Lovely card, love the colour too

Marianna Hammer said...

Hoe delicate and beautiful this card is. I love it