Friday, 23 August 2013

Miss You

Hi crafters!  I miss you too!  It feels like forever since I did a show and I still have a few more weeks to go!  Oh well, on to the card! LOL   Another really easy one as this is the layout I go to whenever I need to get back into the swing of things so to speak.  I have embossed the top half of my coconut white card using the New Year Dove embossing folder by Couture Creations.  I stamped my sentiment(from Justrite stamps) in the lower right hand corner using a Black Archival ink pad.    I ties a length of black silky crush ribbon around the card and added a double bow and some white tulle to the left side.  I seated a small cameo in the centre as an accent (I think they are so pretty!)  For my focal element, I stamped the flower from the Floral Thank You set by JustRite stamps (yes, it is the same stamp that I used on yesterday's card!) using a Black Archival ink pad on a piece of blue-violet card (from my stash).  I wanted to dress it up just a bit so I stamped the Secret Garden background over the top using just a Clear Perfect Medium pad so it looks like a watermark.  I love the extra bit of interest it gives.  I cut it out with the Scalloped Labels One die.  To give it a pretty mat, I cut a Decorative Labels One out of black card and used mounting foam between the layers.  I used the blue violet card to add a thin mat before finishing my card with a double pierced mat in black.  Again, pretty, but so simple and can be used with any sort of sentiment.  Finished dimensions are
 6 1/2" x 7 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x









124 comments:

Pam said...

Lovely card and I agree it is ages since we saw you on TV - we miss you too.

englishrose897 said...

Lovely card today sue. The colour is great and this could be used for all occasions as you've pointed out. Have a great day. Sally

nancyd said...

morning Sue, a beautiful card not too
over the top quite simple but very
elegant just right love it.
Nancyd xx

Lisa said...

Morning Sue
Loving that stamp - really pretty and looks so different to yesterday. Also liking the purple and black.
Lisa x

Cee Bee said...

Hi Sue, we all miss you too. This is a lovely simple elegant card love the colours and that stamp is gorgeous again
Hugs n stuff
Carol B

Rosie said...

Good morning. Good card!

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue
lovely card thank you.
It will soon be September when we will see you on the tool shed,take care Kitty

Debs Artliff said...

Morning Sue what a pretty card love the colours. Im just learning to stamp but im getting there. It feelsvlike forever since weve seen you. Take care Sue xx

Debs A

Sue Dunn said...

Good morning Sue. Stunning card this morning. That bow looks so opulent. Can't wait to see you back on the screen. Xx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue.

Bosquie said...

We all miss you too Sue, as no one demonstrates like you.love this card and keeping a mental note of all you masterpieces so I can hopefully make some cards later,as I am nursing my mum full time at the mo. hurry back onto our screens and take care xxx

TDQ Karen said...

very pretty stamping, lovely card. We are missing your shows too xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. I miss seeing on TV I have one of your shows from earlier in the year still recorded that I watch bits of now and again to remind me. Take care it isn't too long until September. Love Jackie

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, very elegant and pretty card, love the violet and black. It would be great to see you back on TV soon.Bx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Another very very pretty gift for a Friday. The colour scheme is beautiful and yes can be changed to whatever you fancy and the focus and sentiment again changed to suit the occasion.
One definitely to be in your 'emergency box of cards' you know when you have totally forgotten that it's someone's birthday and so it's a very very useful piece of art to have.
Thank you for all your inspiration this week hope it's a restful week-end for you.
Janet x

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Elegant fresh and crisp card today another lovely use of the stamp.

We miss you 3 more weeks to go and you will be back.

Take good care luv n hugs

Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - love it - it's yet another must try!
Rgs
Clare W

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
A super card, great colours, simple and very effective.
Oh! Yes! it is ages since since we have had any of your wonderful demonstrations to spur us on. Just to hear your voice is enough to have us getting our Mojo out of its`s box .......
Have a Great Day

Patricia xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi sue
Yes I agree we need you more on tv the card looks beautiful can not wait to try this one out thank you tracy w x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
It may be the same stamp but it looks so different from yesterday. I love the cameos they certainly make the card pop. I miss you too and I'm having 'Sue' withdrawal symptoms lol, roll on September.
Hugs
Heather T

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, I get my 'Sue fix' by watching the charity video you did at the Papeterie, it's brill.
This card today is quite simple but gorgeously elegant, surprisingly the stamped flower has a different feel to it.
I hope you Mom is keeping well.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
I agree with everyone, we really miss you on the telly, its like not seeing you best friend for ages. I love the card and it just great to see the stamps used in different ways which shows us more options. Have a great weekend.
Love Jan x x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
Simple but effective. I think we are all on the "Sue on TV" countdown. x

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, we certainly miss you too, we definitely do not see enough of you on our screens! Lovely card again today. Love Jean xxx

carol edwards said...

May be simple but a beautiful card Sue

Lacelady said...

Yeah, we miss you too, Sue. Are C&C trying to freeze you out? I jolly well hope not.

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card, the stamp is gorgeous. Looks completely different from yesterday's card. Yes it does seem like ages since you've been on tv but like Patricia, I'm watching the DVDs from the charity - which I have to say was well worth the money.

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Another simply elegant card today. September will soon be here, thank goodness! We all need our fix of you! Hope you have a good weekend. Take care.

Eemeli said...

Love that shade of blue/purple (not sure which it is on my computer screen but the shade is very beautiful) and of course the black bow is a great finishing touch for the card.

Hugs,
Eemeli

Sonia Jones said...

Nice card and I agree a very apt sentiment. Hugs Sonia x

carole jeffery said...

Love the color combo. Stunning card

carole jeffery said...

Love the color combo. Stunning card

nannapat said...

Very elegant today Sue. I will have to get that stamp, it's so stylish. I have the Secret Garden stamp and it's beautiful - I'll have to try using it as a watermark. Pat x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - another elegant card today. The stamp looks so different from yesterday's one. Yesterday's card inspired me to make two, using a different stamp, and I will be making today's one too as it can be used for many occasions. Have had the date in my diary for your first show in September and it's been a long wait but glad to say for not much longer. So looking forward to seeing what you have in store for us.
YvonneMayxx

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue,
I love the subtlities (excuse the spelling as brain has went on strike as to spelling this morning)that you use to enhance a card. The embossing that you do makes an elegant card instead of a gawdy look to the card. The beautiful black silky makes a cracker of a bow as it shimmers under the light.
It is a beautiful card on all aspects of it. Thank you Sue for your crafty talent and inspiration once more.
As to television, it has been too far gone since you were on our screens last. Your loyal subjects need the Sue Wilson experience at the very least once a month on television, everyday would be good or even a channel just on Sue would be even better, but we would make do with the monthly visit.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah

Jan.moogie said...

Lovely card with a very true sentiment as we are missing you. x

Jackie Meechan said...

Lovely card, love the colours.

Sometimes its nice to have a card you can turn to for a quickie :)

Hugs
CraftyJacq
xx

Debbie Tinks said...

Love this card Sue .love the colours stunning X
Happy Crafting

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Another delightful quick card, loving the colour and the watermark stamping.
Donna Jones

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, Another exquisite card, the colours are so elegant and the bow and cameo are gorgeous. Love the Secret Garden watermark so subtle.
Miss you too Sue, it has been far too long, totally agree with other comments.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Marleine said...


Hi Sue,

Love this card. X

hazel young said...

Stunning card Sue love the colours the centre piece is amazing. xx hazel

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

So versatile, will certainly try.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

gwen70 said...

Come back soon Sue we all miss you, today's card is beautiful, quite simple and a gorgeous colour

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
You've given us yet another beautiful card - love the colours!
We miss you, too.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs, Rose

marg said...

Hello Sue!
I have the coconut white but as yet have kept it for special cards!
I had the Secret Garden stamp yesterday, and I love the idea of stamping on the Blue card like you have done, its beautiful Sue!
Looking forward to seeing you back in the UK, but it makes it closer to "C", and that will mean the end of summer lol!
Love Marg

Beryl Treble said...

A lovely card Sue. Really like the watermark effect.

nuttinanni said...

very striking card. Cheryl x

cuilliesocks said...

Beautiful and stylish with gorgeous colours, Kate X

Erica said...

Hi Sue,
A lovely card today in a great colour combo.
Miss you too!
Erica x

jessie said...

MORNING SUE
A BEAUTIFUL CARD NOT OTT JUST RIGHT
FOR A QUICK CARD. HOPE TO SEE YOU
SOON ON TV.

beachie said...

Hi Sue
beautiful card and great stamp. The cameo is just perfect on the bow. The embossing doesn't show up so good on my laptop.
Audrey x

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
The sentiment sums up just how your followers feel. its been far too long.
Love the simplicity of your card, and it shows how different you can make stamped images look.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
The sentiment sums up just how your followers feel. its been far too long.
Love the simplicity of your card, and it shows how different you can make stamped images look.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said...

Hi Sue, such a nice card, makes a statement and impresses - I love it!

Hugs, Belinda. X

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
We miss you lots, love todays card, I have just bought 6 A4 embossing folders so going to be having a great time.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

Maryann Laursen said...

Beautiful and elegant card here today. Love the simple design in it, as it´s still soo elegant with the dies you´ve used. Awesome work as always Sue.

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I am with everyone else in saying please come back soon. I love this card and the cameo is so pretty. Have a great weekend.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Love the card Love Jean Z xx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Yep we all miss you to.. great looking card today simple but effective nice like it .. hugs sarah xx

Wendy L said...

Beautiful card and perfect for the sentiment, not too fussy. xxx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue, Same stamp as yesterday but what a different look, I just love it.
Miss seeing you on television, as someone else said we really should have you on at least once a month we all need a SUE fix !
Have a good day love Brenda Lel xxx

camelot67 said...

Good Morning Sue,
Once again another great card to start our day. I too am really looking forward to your return to our screems, but in the meantime have been watching some of your videoed C&C programmes. Thanks for sharing and hope you enjoy the rest of your day.
Margaret A.

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue, A very pretty card love he stamps you've used as others have said a quick card for an emergency or just to keep as a stand by , would look equally good using other colour schemes too.i think C&C should have a Sue Wilson show once a month for at least an hour two would be better ,like the in the classroom shows with Barbara Grey . Well we can only hope !
Thanks Sue
Hugs
Jean D

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card and colour combo. Emma

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely simple cards for all occasions, like everyone says. We miss you too, hurry back, as the song says, 'It might as well rain until September'. Take care, Jess xx

Laura O said...

great card ,looking forward to seeing you on tv soon too .Laura O

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue, We miss seeing you on our screens too.

Love the card, such a simple card to make but very effective. Less is more as they say. Love the colour combination too.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Janice Wallace said...

Simple, yet classy. A good all occasion card.
Janice W

Jean Johnston said...

So useful to have foundation pattern in mind. It does ensure a good result with many different colours and papers. Looking forward to your next shows.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. What a beautiful card today !! It is so simple but looks so classy and elegant. I love this floral stamp !! I notice that with the black ribbon across the card, the black bow and the black card used, it still looks beautiful and bright and not dark like you would think. You have used colour in a very clever way to highlight your card but not over power it. simple but beautiful and I really love it !! Well I think it has been far to long since your last appearance on tv. Just another few weeks to go. I can't wait !! I agree with other crafters, seeing you on tv even if only once a month would be great. Lots of love Tres x x x

nattyboots said...

Simple and elegant and i love the Bow .

Elaine H X

Joanne K said...

Morning Sue, gorgeous card. I just love those stamps. Kind regards Joanne K x

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Sue, lovely card and so many colours can be used. Enjoy the long weekend.
X Ros

Clare said...

Beautiful card, very pretty.

Clare x

val jones said...

Good Morning Sue. What a lovely card today. love the colour you've used and the embossing on it as well as the very large bow.
Love Val x

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Another beauty this morning and yes it seems like forever since you have been on TV....roll on Sept 15th!!

Love Sheila xx

Maggie said...

Hello Sue. We don't really miss you as we get a daily top-up of your craftiness. Lovely xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Love your flower stamp makes a beautiful card. Can't wait for you to be back on tv
Best wishes, Pat

Olga said...

Pretty card!

Brooke b said...

Hi Sue Lovely card, can't wait till your back on tv to see you create your beautiful cards. JB xxx

hollyberry said...

Again another lovely card and I think we all agree it is too long since we have seen you on TV.

Kate's Cards said...

Very pretty! Miss you too!! xx

Meg said...

Not sure about today's card Sue.
Maybe different colours would make it work for me...not sure.


Margaret O
xxx

Jax said...

Hi Sue,We sure miss you too!Just as well we can have our`fix` on your blog. Jackie. x

Ali B said...

Hi Sue,
Another simple card, im just not sure of the colour. I think there is too much Black for me on this one, Sorry.
Alison B. x

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue, I really love this card, is simple, clean but elegant. Absolutely beautiful!!! Love Sam xxx

Carol S. said...

Hi Sue, we are all missing you too! Love the card as nice and simple for a quick one, yet still looks stunning. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
I love the watermark effect on the focal image and the lovely font on the greeting. Very pretty.

Anonymous said...

Simply beautiful

mol x

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Good Morning Sue,and we miss you too your shows are such inspiration.I love today's card,it is a card that would not take hours to make,and can be used for many an occasion.
Smiles
Ita

lynda said...

Good morning Sue A really lovely card the colours are beautiful a simple but very elegant card.
Hugs Lynda Brock xx

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty - it could work for lots of 'occasions'.

minx said...

Hi Sue,
Such a simple elegant card today so lookng forward to seeing you back on C & C xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, another gorgeous card. I love the colours, die and stamp. I miss seeing you on the telly & can't wait for your next shows.

Jackie Calvert said...

Hi Sue.
?It has indeed been too long since you have been on TV. It's just as well you do this blog. Nice simple card today, but beautifully done.
Love Jackie C XXX

Sandybee said...

Another great card Sue,

xx Sandra

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love this card, simple but elegant. (i keep using that sentiment).

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Lindsay Martin said...

Really lovely card Sue. I love this stamp that you have been using. The Secret garden stamp is great too, both of which I need!!!! Darn you Sue, I will never be rich in money, but definitely in my crafting stash I will though xxxx

weefortune said...

Lovely Card Today Sue Have a great Friday. Hugs Elaine

Janice K said...

A beautiful card which, if you changed the sentiment, would make a lovely sympathy card. x

Nick said...

Hi Sue.
It's Nick here. Used to be in Barnsley now Bulgaria. I've been without internet and not able to watch C&C for a year. Got it back this week so been watching intentley and had to visit your blog as soon as I could. I have really missed seeing your beautiful designs. I am sure I will win one, one day and it will be treasured.
Nick

Anonymous said...

Miss You? I should say so, Sue! It does seem a long time and we're all awaiting your return impatiently.
Have to say preferred yesterday's card; two totally different looks from the same stamp - but always new ideas to try. Thank you, Sue.

'P' in Wales

Paper Junkie said...

Love the simplicity of this card and just right for the sentiment. X

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

Not wishing life by, but roll on September. We all know there is a lot of talent on C&C, but nothing to compare to the Sue Wilson talent.

Your card today is simple elegance, I really like the colour combo and the bow, tulle and cameo are a beautiful finishing touch. :-)

Kind regards

Tina X

Susan White said...

Great and simple card for many occasions - really like the watermark stamping effect on the purple background.

Thanks, Susan

Carol Clarke said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card again, which can be used for many occasions
Hugs Carol x

magpie said...

Another lovely, lovely card Sue. Love the blue/violet (I'm so lucky to have some!) and the cameo. Love also how you've done the watermark too before you stamped with the gorgeous stamp! "Miss you" too on the screen Sue. I think we're all having Sue Wilson withdrawal symptoms! Roll on September! xx Love Karen xx ps about the blue/violet card I got it from a local Webberleys book shop. They do a multitude of art/craft things too upstairs. The sheet is bigger than a 12 by 12 and I would imagine any art shop would stock this. xx

Carole Z said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the blue! Carole Z X

Debby Berry said...

Sue,
Greetings from IN, I do check out your cards and like the style.. The color is fab... Miss you too. Xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Better late than never today. I really like the layout of this card so simple but could be used in so many different ways. No wonder you always turn to it time and time again to get you back in the swing of things. Just lovely.
Beverley W

jeffrey bubbles said...

Really great card, love the colours etc. Very clean simple design. Kathy xxxx

Vie Carter said...

I like the format of todays card but the colours do not work for me

Not really a Blue with Black fan

Will try the technique though

Look forward to seeing you on C & C

Vie
x

Gail said...

Luv it and its simplicity but so stylish and an easy to make card as you say if you have lost your crafty mojo xx GailT xx

Anne O said...

Hi Sue
Another very pretty card. I like the effect of the perfect medium behind the stamp. Gerry classy card.
Best wines
Anne O

Helen Barker said...

Beautiful.Love this folder and die.
Helen Bx

Crafty Nanna said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card, my favourite die for the mat too. Hope you have a good weekend,
hugs Lynn

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
REALLY LIKE THIS STAMP. SUCH A QUICK CARD.
YEP JULIA IS GREAT BUT LIKE TO WATCH YOUR TIPS AND CREATIONS.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXXX

caroline said...

Another lovely card
caroline x

iReneM said...

A Lovely card, Sue - a super elegant design :)
x

Joanne2403 said...

Such a pretty card and I love the colour combo you used here, the embellishments finish the card perfectly, tfs :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Yet again a lovely card. I just love your bows and that cameo is gorgeous. I use that die so much. We miss you too. It's been far to long since you were on CC.
Kayleigh B xx

Susan Elwood said...

Love the clean lines of this one

Diane Mortimer said...

Love this stamp and the colour combo is spot on
Diane from Glasgow