Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Congratulations/ Sneak Peek


 Hi bloggers!  This is one of my favourites of the cards for Sunday's show. I stamped the Lace Oval Frame by JustRite three times on to coconut white card and white heat embossed them.  I have used the Grand Ovals to cut three frames, one slightly larger.  While still in the dies, I used Eggplant Adirondack ink to colour them, leaving the white embossing and the die covered areas as a resist.  I cut a strip of white card and used some matching eggplant (or aubergine as it is better known in the UK) card to mat it and wove it through my oval frames.  I stamped the sentiment in eggplant ink and cut it out with the Vintage Labels Four die and seated it upon the fancier stamped frame from the Justrite Large Elegant Sentiment set which I embossed in white and inked with eggplant as well.  I cut three flowers from our new vintage coloured felt using the Spiral Flower Four die and added some leaves from the Bitty Blossoms set.  I glued flatback pearls in the centres and glued the flowers to the side of my card.  I stamped the coordinating corner from the Lace Vintage Labels Three set by Justrite in all four corners of a piece of coconut white card and heat embossed them with white embossing powder.  I inked the entire edge of the background piece which helped the corners pop out more.  I finished the card with a double white mat and added some white flatback pearls to the corners as embellishments.  Finished dimensions are 7" x 9 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x







150 comments:

Pam said...

Truly gorgeous, this would make a stunning wedding card.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, an absolutely stunning card.
Nancy xx

Eemeli said...

Morning Sue, what a fabulous card. Love how added the color around embossing. Very elegant look.

Hugs,
Eemeli

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue
areally beautiful card thank you, I'm looking forward to Sunday. Take care Kitty

tracy w said...

Morning sue
You have done it again just stunning love everything about it thank you for sharing Tracy w x

sonja_w said...

Stunning card, so elegant, every single element working perfectly together. Love it x

Cee Bee said...

Wow Sue this is another stunner, love the eggplant colour very regal
Hugs n stuff
Carol B

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A really beautiful card, the stamping and embossing looks gorgeous.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card love the White embossing with the eggplant , stunning! fabulous card for a wedding or anniversary.
Hugs
Jean D

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue,

WOW! This is stunning, these stamps are definitely on my want list lol!Such a beautiful card and the colorways are fabulous. So elegant intricate looking.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx
http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

auscrafts said...

beautiful card, such gorgeous colours

englishrose897 said...

Morning Sue, great card love the colours. Have a great day, Sally x

Rachel Taylor said...

Its a very pretty card ,gorgeous colours !
Crafty hugs Rachel x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, what a fantastic card, all the elements work so well together and the colours are great. Bx

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
I really like buckle cards and this is no exception, lovely card and colour.
Looking forward to Sundays show.
Gail C x

Anonymous said...

Wow Sue, you are really wetting our appetite for Sunday, simply beautiful. All the best Edwina

karenlotty said...

Using my favourite colours again, brilliant! Love it not too frilly Would still look stunning without the flowers

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, wow this is simply stunning! Love the stamps and love the colours! Love Jean xxx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue wow this card is stunning. I am really looking forward to your shows on Sunday. You have influenced my card making so much I am very grateful. Have a great day. Love Jackie

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - love it - woweee!
Rgs
Clare W

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Today's card is beautiful and if this is what we will be able to do I can't wait for Sunday.
Hugs x
HeatherT

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
A very elegant and beautiful card. Love the colours and the embossing..Your buckle cards are always gorgeous. Really looking forward to Sunday.

Jan.moogie said...

Stunning absolutely stunning.x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Love this style of card, looking forward to the shows on Sunday and I was looking at POD shows next Tuesday and its spellbinders, will you be doing the shows?
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue sumptuous , beautiful card, useful for quite a number of occasions x

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful, love everything about it.
Donna Jones

TDQ Karen said...

So pretty, it looks beautiful and perfect for a wedding card xx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card. Love it all, the new vintage felt flowers are beautiful. Take care.

Nanny Jo said...

A beautiful card, Sue.... I love the resist technique and the buckle. Jo xx

Joanne K said...

Morning Sue, oh you are spoiling us with all these gorgeous samples. Giving us a real taste for Sunday. Can't wait. Kind regards Joanne K x

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Your gifts for this week just keep getting better and better.
Today's stamps are just so beautiful that they have just popped to the top of my 'really need these' list.
Your buckle cards are always so elegant but today's with the very gentle colour scheme takes first place.
Looking forward to Sunday - though my Bank Manager won't be!!!
Janet x

Debbie Tinks said...

Love the card SUE Happy Crafting X

Lisa said...

Morning Sue
A really beautiful card. The embossing is lovely and the flowers are brilliant. I now want that die!
Lisa x

Victoria said...

WOW WOW WOW. What an amazing card. A real showstopper. I love everything about it. The white resist makes it the edges crisp and clean. Lovely colour, fantastic flowers. Can't wait for the show!

Anne Crawford said...

Fantastic card! Love the colours, the stamping and the gorgeous flowers! Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday.

TOB said...

This is a fabulous card. Love the layout and the colours, the dies and the interlocking you have done are just great. Another stunner. hugs x

Debby Berry said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card for sure. I looked at your new ornament stamps last night and have a long list to buy at Ally Pally. See you soon... Sunday too...

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a beautiful card.
Can't wait to see your demos.
Veronique L

AnneRD said...

Stunning card Sue, lovely stamp and die combination. Looking forward to Sunday! Anne x

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Wow! What a stunning card....absolutely love the colour too and the gorgeous felt flowers. Roll on Sunday!!

Love Sheila xx

val jones said...

Good Morning Sue. I love this type of weaving card and you are definitely the best at doing it.
looking forward to Sunday. It's been too long since you where on our screens.

Love val x

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Beautiful card, the justrite stamp is lovely.

Lacelady said...

This is beautiful and I'm definitely going to write in on Sunday in the hopes of winning it. Love the buckle cards!

Debs A said...

Morning Sue WOW stunning love it. Love the colour with the white embossing. Cant wait till sunday to see what youve got for us. Sue you are such a inspiration to me. Take care sue xx

Debs A

hazel young said...

Stunning card love the intricate lace details. So looking for to your shows xx hazel

marg said...

Hello Sue!
Love the patterns on the stamps reminds me of china plates!
Looking forward to seeing these being used by you!
LoveMarg

Marleine said...


Hi Sue,

Beautiful and intricate. X

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous gorgeous card love the Colours and patterns reminds me of Dutch tiles loving the felt flowers.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

hollyberry said...

Love the card,love the colours-what else is there to say!

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
Fabulous such a romantic card. The colours are perfect and the lacy stamps are a must have.
A definite winner.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Gorgeous card and lovely colour.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Sonia Jones said...

A simply stunning card and perfect for a wedding. Love it hugs Sonia x

Marion said...

Hi Sue this card is stunning love it and like the colour too.
Marion H

Maryann Laursen said...

Another gorgeous card here Sue,. I really look more and more forward to see the show now with all these amazing sneak peeks here.
Have a wonderful day everuone and lots of great fun I hope.

Anonymous said...

Sue this card looks amazing. What beautiful stamps, can't wait for Sunday to come!!
YvonneMayxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Wow! a fantastic card, love it crisp embossing, its just perfect, would be lovely for a wedding.
Lydia
X

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, WOW, WOW, WOW this is a stunner, soooo elegant. The resist really pops, loving the colour, Your buckle cards are a favourite of mine, no one does the like you. The lace stamps have popped onto my need list, just gorgeous.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Wendy L said...

Lovely card. xxxx

beachie said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful, I love lace effect and your flowers as usual are gorgeous.
Audrey x

jessie said...

MORNING SUE
JUST A STUNNING CARD.THE COLOURS ARE REALLY GREAT TOGETHER AND LOOK SO ELEGANT.

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Very, very pretty card.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Bosquie said...

Such a stunning card Sue.I really must get the stamps and dies to match,although I am not a great stamper, but I suppose practice makes perfect. Received my Dvd's yesterday from the Papeterie,and have really enjoyed what I've seen so far.A real bargain Xx

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue WOW WOW WOW what can I say other than WOW, I absolutely love this card and no wonder it is one of your favourites! Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue

Love today's stunning card. I have the eggplant but don't seem to use these enough.

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Absolutely stunning card, love everything about it - you must have workshops to help us beginners
Hugs
Carol Clarkex

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Such a beautiful card, love the stamps and the felt flowers are fab.
Best wishes, Pat

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue, What a beautiful card love these stamps and the colours you use. Received my DVD yesterday and looking forward to watching it.
Have a good day love Brenda Lel xxx

Rose in Chester said...

Good morning Sue,
This card is exquisite - I love the colours and the lace stamping. Don't normally go for a lot of lace but here it looks beautiful.
You are a real magician!
Hugs, Rose

Anonymous said...

Whoa!! Another STUNNER!! Bottle that talent SUE...I'll take a couple of cases. Mabex

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue
Wow!! I can see why it's one of your favourites, it's beautiful and very elegant. Those stamps are so pretty. Loving how you have inked it up really makes the embossing stand out.
A favourite of mine too.
Kayleigh B xx

LesleyW said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!! Love the colours and the overall elegant look. Would make a wonderful wedding or anniversary card. Looking forward to Sunday x

nattyboots said...

A beautiful card today Sue ,such subtle colors I Love It .

Elaine H X

camelot67 said...

Good Morning Sue,

This is such a stunning card - I love it! Looks like my "Wish List" is growing ever longer... Thanks for sharing and hope you enjoy the rest of your day.
Margaret A.

Pauline A said...

Morning Sue, This is simply stunning Sue it almost takes your breath away. What a fabulous wedding/anniversary card this would make. Only 4 more sleeps till Sunday (as the kids say) Hugs Pauline A x

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Sue, beautiful, love the ovals, felt flowers and colours, gorgeous. Emma

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Another delicate and beautiful card, looking forward to your show on Sunday.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Another delicate and beautiful card, looking forward to your show on Sunday.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock xx

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, WOW what a stunning card! Love everything about it.

Laura O said...

fantastic card today.Laura O

June Fletcher said...

Such a beautiful an elegant card Sue

Smiles

June x

Clarissa said...

Beautiful card. I really love the buckle cards.
Clarissa.X

Helen Barker said...

One word.WOW.
Helen Bx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a WOW from me too. A stunning card.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !! What a stunning card !! I had already fallen in love with the new Lacey background stamp. I never even imagined making it into other shapes like ovals !! It looks amazing and so does the whole card. I love the labels four as well. Even though it is from another stamp set, the patterns match perfectly. I love the aubergine colour you have used with the coconut white card. This would make a great wedding card. I think my favourite thing is the felt flowers you have made. They just finish the card to perfection. I really love the colour of them. they just say "classic winter card making" to me. I have never made felt flowers before but I will be watching all your shows and recording them to so I am hoping to see you demoing how to make them before I have a go myself. Not long to go now !! Lots of love Tres x x x

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
WOW another very elegant looking card truely stunning love everything about it.. hugs sarah xx

Mac Mable said...

Absolutely stunning card, just love everything about it. Thanks for sharing x

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, another WOW card, love these buckle cards they are so versatile, this one says wedding or anniversary. Roll on Sunday! Take care, Jess xx

nannapat said...

Gorgeous card, Sue. I agree with Pam - it would make a lovely wedding card & could be coloured to match bridesmaids' dresses. Looking forward to your show - it seems ages since we saw you last. Pat x

lorraine (classylady) said...

What a gorgeous card Sue, love all of it particularly the colours. Will be watching on Sunday

regards
Lorraine - Scotland
xxx

Clare said...

Gorgeous card, very pretty.

Clare x

Clare said...

Gorgeous card, very pretty.

Clare x

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue

Stunning card what more can I say!

Lesley S
Crawley West Sussex

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue

What a pretty card and the felt flowers are gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue, what an elegant colour combination and the felt flowers are just right, love from Jackie D

yorkie said...

Hi Sue
Well I can see that my bank account is going to be emptied on Sunday
Cause I love this card sue will email ya with a pic of the box
Theresa. X

Anonymous said...

Sue
Such a beautiful card - love the felt flowers. Looking forward to the shows.
Regards
Caroline MacH

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous. I love the delicate lace look. Can't wait for Sunday. So glad you are back home.
Love Jan x x

Jill Liddle said...

Gorgeous. gorgeous, gorgeous. I love everything about it.

Lindsay Martin said...

Very pretty, and looks so lacy, looking forward to the shows.. don't think my bank card will be though!!!

Norah McPhee said...

good afternoon Sue,
Another beautiful card with a hint of colour being enhanced by the beautiful felt flower. I like the colour that you have used for the stamping and as you have just lightly stamped it, it is not overpowering.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah

Diane Mortimer said...

Wow this is beautiful and so elegant!

Diane from Glasgow

Susan White said...

Really pretty colour combo - very elegant!

Thanks, Susan

Carol S. said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card and beautiful colours. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Jean Z said...

Very lovely card so pretty love Jean Z xxx

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Very nice.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

minx said...

Hi Sue, what a stunning card !! I love everything used so elegant and really like the eggplant beautiful colour thank you once again for all the inspiration you give. I so look forward to seeing your blog.
Hugs May xx

lynda said...

Stunning Sue a beautiful card all the elements work so well together the colours are gorgeous.
looking forward to Sundays shows.
Hugs Lynda Brock xx

Jennifer Swandells said...

Stunning card Sue. Hugs, Jen x
Krafty Keepsakes

CaronP said...

Hello Sue
A gorgeous card, the colours are lovely too. Xx

gwen70 said...

Absolutely stunning Sue, can't wait for Sunday

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous, love it all

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty, so soft and gentle.

Jean Johnston said...

A really grand card Sue. Looking forward to the Sunday shows.

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
WOW WHAT A CRACKER. LOVE THE STAMP AND COLOUR. PUT TOGETHER WONDERFULLY.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXXX
CANT WAIT FOR THE SHOWS

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue, a really beautiful & ornate card. Truly elegant!!!! Love Sam xxx

Carole Z said...

A truly beautiful card Sue, I love everything about it, Carole ZX

Sandybee said...

Simply stunning Sue, I can see my wish list growing again on Sunday

xx Sandra

Janice K said...

A very delicate and filigree looking card-beautiful! x

Jane said...

Loverly card today Sue. Looking forward to the show.

Jane xx

Anonymous said...

A super beautiful card and I adore the look you achieved with the background sponging. (Note to self.....!)

Molly D

Maggie said...

What a tease. It's a beautiful card and good for so many lovely occasions. Thanks for giving us so much inspiration again. xx

Ali B said...

HI Sue,
This card has a very elegant feel too it. The stamping looks almost ghostly if you know what I mean. I like it.
Alison B. X

jeffrey bubbles said...

What an elegant card Sue. Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday Kathy xxx

Karen said...

Love it. Absolutely stunning
Luv
Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Very stylish card, Sue, great colours and your usual perfection in the stamping.

'P' in Wales

Marianna Hammer said...

Oh my goodness. I sure am looking forward to Sunday's show.
Beautiful, beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said...

Hi Sue, delightful card - very pretty design and I do like the eggplant!

Hugs, Belinda. X

SusanP, Kent said...

The nicest buckle card to date!
Beautiful subtle colouring and I love the felt flowers.
Sue

Natasha said...

Love todays card hunni, its absolutely stunning. Hugs xNx

weefortune said...

Simply stunning crd today Sue Elaine x

magpie said...

"Oh wow" Sue! That's not just from me but my husband too! I don't show him any of your cards, but he saw this one! It is stunning! Elegant, classy and a gorgeous wedding/anniversary card. Beautiful stamps and flowers in these gorgeous colours. "Wow!" Can't wait for Sunday! xx Love Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a pretty card I really love the colours.
Beverley W

Pearl said...

ooh! what a lovely card, the subtle colours are great and I love it Sue!

Craftihappiness to you, love from Pearl

Dawn said...

A beautiful card that I think has a "wedgewood" look to it, elegant x

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Sue!!!

It so elegant and can be used for many different occasions.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Jackie Calvert said...

hi Sue.
Lovely design, shall enjoy watching you at the week end
Love Jackie C XXX

Patricia said...

Good evening Sue,
Yet again another stunning "buckle card" I love everything about it.
Looking forward to seeing you back on our screens
Hugs

Patricia xxx

Christine B. said...

A stunning elegant card, love the colour and the flowers. Hugsxx ChrisB

brenda said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card today, liking those felt flowers x

Brenda Hanlon said...

Hi Sue, such a stunning card. Really has the Wow factor.

janet said...

What a stunning card! I feel a spend coming on. Sue you are a danger to the health of credit cards.LOL
Janet (Kent)

stella wright said...

another lovely card Sue great combination of colures. Cant wait for Sunday to come hugs x

Sandy H said...

Gorgeous card.

Abuzz With Creativity said...

This is a lovely looking card Sue :-). I like the colours & that felt for the flowers is gorgeous! I can see me using this kind of layout for the male card I've been struggling with now. Instead of stamping, I might use my football embossing folder over whatever shape I chose to cut my buckle design out of as its going to a football fanatic. I can see the strip running through the centre working well for my srntiment. Thanks for some inspiration! Claire xxx

Erica said...

Gorgeous!
Erica x

Vie Carter said...

Oh how I love these buckle cards that you make Sue

This card is lovely, colour is great

Vie
x

cmu said...

Oo - how unusual - it's come together so well.

Nana on the Hill said...

Lovely Card, so elegant.
Gail X

Nana on the Hill said...

Lovely Card, so elegant.
Gail X

Barbara said...

Beautiful card, very elegant!