Sunday, 1 December 2013

Get Well Soon

Good Sunday morning!  I hope that everyone is staying warm and toasty this morning as I hear it has been a bit chilly (understatement!) lately!  I've got not quite two weeks before I experience it myself firsthand!  Today's card uses some of my personal favourite die sets, including the older set that was on yesterday's card (see I do use older dies quite often!)  I started by picking out some decorative paper from my stash.  It has a soft tone on tone pattern which is something I adore in papers.  You can see the pattern in the close up pics below.  I decided to go bold with it and mix it with a deep navy blue.  I cut two of the Scallop Borders Two out of the French Navy cardstock and taped them so they were peeking out the sides of the decorative paper.  I used some navy silky crush ribbon and wrapped it down the centre of the card and taped the ends to the back.  I tied a double bow and used glue dots to attach it the the bottom centre.  I couldn't find any embellishment that I liked to match so I created my own by wrapping some of the decorative paper around a rounded glass embellishment.  I glued it to the centre of my bow as an accent.  Next I cut a Vintage Labels Four die from Justrite using the navy cardstock.  I stamped it with the lacy stamp from the Vintage Birthday set from Justrite.  I used a clear Perfect Medium pad for a watermark look.  I stamped it again on taupe card, then stamped my sentiment over it in Cobalt Archival ink.  I cut them out and stacked them with mounting foam.  To add just a touch of extra to my focal element, I cut a Fancy Tag two die in taupe and cut it in half.  I mounted each end around the blue die cut, bringing the swirly bits around the front so it looks like it is holding the die.  I added a double mat in taupe, but only pierced down the sides of the card.  The finished dimensions are 6  3/4" x 8 1//4" in size.

It's Sunday, you know what that means (besides getting to sleep in!)...winners!

Two lots today.  The first set of Comment Game Winners is:
Carole Z!!!
Kym's Crafty Cards!!!
Liz Wagner!!!

From the extra qualifying post of Wed. Nov. 27th, the winners are:
Karen G. Ratcliffe!!!
Jean Z!!!
Erica!!!

Congratulations!  Please email me at americansue1@gmail.com to confirm your address and claim your prize!  All for now, Sue x
















139 comments:

Pam said...

Lovely card today and sentiment very appropriate as I have flu, so thank you Sue. Congrats to all winners. Enjoy your last 2 weeks in sunshine Sue.

Cameeli said...

Sue Really elegant card again, will be having a go at making it this afternoon,
have a lovely Sunday Cameeli xx

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Yes it's cold here today this card makes it for it is stunning I love the border dies must get my hands on this set of dies the colour combo is great to love the cream card thank you Tracy w x

Anonymous said...

Do like this colourway, Sue, very stylish and the borders are just so lovely to use.
Well done, winners, and GWS Pam!

'P' in Wales

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a fabulous card I love the navy you've used. I've got some buttons from my haberdashery store that I cover with paper from my project (they are ones that you cover with material). The border dies are so pretty and very useful. Looking forward to seeing you on our screens soon. Congratulations to all the winners.
Hugs x
Heather T

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. A stunning card (and in the best colours:)) Yes, It is a bit chilly here!!! Roll on summer. Make the most of the warmth over the pond Sue! Sorry to hear you are ill Pam, I hope you get better very soon! Congrats to the lucky winners. Have a good day. Take care.

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue
Thank you another lovely card,Navy and Cream beautiful. Take care KItty

Di said...

Good morning Sue
Well what a beautiful card. I love the navy & cream together.
And love what you have done with the ribbon embellishment , I must try that so thanks for the tip.
Yes your right it is rather chilly here now, but looking at your posts everyday certainly warms me up.

Take care
Di McNally

Rosie said...

Great colours together.

Pearl said...

Morning Sue, this card is just great, it would lift my spirits if I was to receive it and I would certainly feel better.

Craftihappiness to you all, love from Pearl

Anonymous said...

Great colour combo on this card; love how you covered the glass bead thing. I asked you once before on that one , this seems a more achievable source. I'll not have to make too many or we won't be able to play the New market card game!! We used to use dried butter beans to play with. AAHH a blast from the past.Who needs Las Vegas betting chips? lol Mabex

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - lovely card and colour combo. Forgotten what the sun is almost! Lots of dull grey days here of late. Well 10 CCards assembed yday so only the special ones to do. Started a new project yday also - decorating a birdhouse - for a local comp. Never done this sort of thing before so could be fun or a complete disaster - we shall see... Njoy your last 2 weeks.
Rgs
Clare W

Debby Berry said...

Good morning Sue,
Enjoy the good weather... Lovely card today. Thanks

Jane said...

Really delicate and very pretty.

Jane xx

Sue Dunn said...

Beautiful sue as usual. Xx

Debs A said...

Morning Sue what a great card i love the colours you have used. Its nice to see some of the holder dies deing used they make some elegant cards. Take care Sue Debs xx

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue such a striking card , suitable for all. Like the embellishment tip. Enjoy your LST couple of weeks in warmer climate, rather chilly here. Congratulations to winnersx

Cee Bee said...

another lovely card, I love the blue it really pops
Hugs n stuff
Carol B

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous blue and ivory today, fabulous

Maryann Laursen said...

Soooo beautiful card here AGAIN Sue. Love the colors and the dies you´ve used on this one, and the stampset is one of my favorites too.
Hope you all have a wonderful 1st of December today.

Marleine said...


Morning Sue,

Great card. Love the colour combination. X

Nanny Jo said...

Lovely, Sue....xxx Jo

Micky French said...

Lovely card Sue and love the colours xxxxx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. Enjoy your last couple of weeks in the sun. Love Jackie

Sam Smithard said...

Morning Sue,
I hope your well,
Well you've done it once more for us, but this doesn't surprise me, I'm just in Awe with your work and everything you do!
I really Love the Decorative Paper you have Chosen from your Paper Stash, which has that Tone on Tone look, which I now relate to you as much as Piercing around the edges of your Card.
I love the Deep Blue Card which you have chosen to go with your Decorative Paper, the two work so well together, I would never have thought of using my Scallop Borders in this way (I know your always saying think outside the box) using the Fabulous Silky Crush Ribbon and your wonderful Matching Embellishment you clever lady, I so Love the Sentiment and I'm really loving this Watermark look on your Sentiment, this Card as always is Truly Awesome.
I'm so looking forward to seeing you back on Create and Craft very soon, with Los of new Demo's.
Congratulations to all the wonderful winners
Love and hugs from Sam x

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Yes it's another cold morning but at least it's dry at the moment.
Today's gift is in a colour scheme I would not have thought of but now I'm asking myself why not! Dark navy/cream really look good.
I love the way the border dies enhance the embellishment.
Thank you for your inspiration this week.

Hope you have put up your Advent calendars everyone - so we really are on the count down now.
Janet x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
So many people suffering from cols and flu. Your beautiful card will help cheer them up
Loving the colour combo an the use of the "older" dies
Might have to give this one a go
Have a wonderful day and enjoy all the days of sunshine. There won't be many when you get back here.
Hugs

Patricia xxx

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
I love yesterday colour Combe, but it think I love today's even more! Not sure I would have ever thought of putting navy with cream, but it works very well!
Good to see some of the older dies being used.
Gail Cx

Erica said...

Ooh Sue, navy on cream such richness. Love it!
Erica x

Craftysusan said...

Hi Sue. Another brilliant card and yesterday I ordered the navy ribbon from Julia Watts too so I must be psychic! Congrats to all the winners. Enjoy the rest of your holiday. xx

KP said...

Good morning Sue, yes very nice crisp chilly morning today! This card is lovely and the colours go so well together. The bow is so lovely in navy. Xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A lovely, lovely card, the colours are gorgeous and the border die-cuts are always beautiful, I especially love how the tag looks as if it is holding the label die-cut, stunning.
Enjoy your last 2 weeks with your Mom, and bring some sunshine back with you for us haha.
Congratulations to the lucky Winners.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Christine Harrop said...

Such a beautiful card. Love the lush navy with the taupe. Christine xx

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Morning Sue, I love the card. This would please anyone who was poorly. It is so elegant and the colours compliment so well. It is a lovely colour combination and style to use with lots of other sentiments too. Thank you.

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue,

Yes a lovely white frost woke up to this morning, but sun shinning
so we should all wrap up and have a nice walk.
The card today is stunning, love the colours.
Congratulations to the winders
Hugs
Carol x

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue What an elegant card and love the colours! It would certainly make you feel better receiving this card. Hope you enjoy your time left with your family. Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous gorgeous card I love french navy with the taupe.
Must dig out my border dies they look stunning on this card.

Congratulations to the lucky winners.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
Super card that would cheer a poorly soul.
Its not so much the sunshine you will miss, as we have had some, its the heat that's sorely lacking.
Ang x

Rachel Taylor said...

I like the sentiment on this and i love the border and colour
Crafty hugs Rachel x

Laura O said...

going to a craft class today in Athlone so no lie in for me ,but they are not many available classes here so Im looking to day out .love the card.Laura O

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
It's another beautiful card and one for all occasions.
That bow is gorgeous, too.
It has the "Sue Wilson" elegance which is simply unmistakable.
Keep enjoying yourself and I hope you get lots of Xmas cards from all of us visiting your blog and getting the benefits of your talent and experience.
Hugs, Rose

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Dream of a card would make anyone feel much better love the colour combo
whopperjaw

Marion said...

Hi Sue love the colours and the border die but as you no by now im not keen on the big bow
Marion H

gwen70 said...

Love this card Sue, really must get those borders, and the colours are perfect together

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card, I love the border dies.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

Margaret said...

Good morning Sue
What a beautiful card loving the colours and everything about this one it is so rich and elegant looking.
Do hope you took your thermals with you as you will need them when you land back here, but do enjoy the remaining time with your Mom.
Congratulations to the lucky winners.
Margaret corgi owner

beachie said...

Hi Sue
Love the colours on this card, its beautiful.
Audrey x

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card, love the colour combination. Be good to have you back on screens, you have been missed. Enjoy the rest of your stay with your mum.
Lydia

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love that navy blue card and ribbon. It is freezing here today so make the most of the warmth whilst you can.xx

Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning card Sue. Love it to bits! I have border dies but not the scalloped ones - now they are a must! Now into December, it's very cold and going to get much colder by the end of the week but great to know you will be back on our screens in two weeks. Congratulations to all the lucky winners today. Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue, I'm loving the french navy and cream combo. The bow embellishment is very clever as I would never have thought to use the same paper-Stunning! x

Rosemarie said...

Good Sunday Morning Sue, Todays card is very elegant, I love the colours and of course the bow. E joy the rest of the time with your Mom.

Love. Rosemarie xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue

A lovely elegant card today. Love the colours. I shall have a go at doing something like this as I only have the borders. But it's the ideas that count Sue. Congratulations to all the winners. Enjoy your last two weeks of our winter chill. Your off to colder climates.

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the french navy card. Great idea to cover your embellishment with matching paper.
Donna Jones

jessie said...

MORNING SUE
A REALY ELEGANT CARD TODAY. THE STYLE CAN WORK FOR ANY OCCASION.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS/

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Lovely, and DULL today but not so cold!
I really like the French Navy, my 1st car was this colour, she was called Doris!lol
I looked at this card, and thought I don't have those border Dies, and realised, its because they are on the side! Beautiful effect Sue!
I really like the bow, and your embellishment!
Enjoy the warm will you can!
Well done to the winners
love Marg

Jackie Meechan said...

Morning Sue
Gorgeous card again. Love the colours and inspires me. Will have a try but havent got all these dies but will try a variation.

Congrats to all winners.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card, and stunning colour combo. Congrats to the winners. Bx

Susan White said...

You're right - it's very chilly here. Love the navy tones on this card today. So classy - Thanks Susan

Debbie Tinks said...

Nice card Sue X. happy crafting

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card ,very pretty backing paper and bow
Congrats to the winners
Elaine H X

Eemeli said...

Hello, I am Eemeli and I am a blueholic...gotta admit that navy is one of the most wonderful shades you can use and I totally love how you used on your card. Lovely design.

Hugs,
Eemeli

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love the navy and taupe colours together and it's nice to see older dies getting a look in. I have dies that haven't been used for ages as I'm not sure what to do with them now, looking forward to seeing you back on our screens soon.
Beverley W

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
WOW! Loving the french navy card...the colour combo is beautiful and the card once again is stunning!
Congratulations to all the winners.

Love Sheila xx

Lacelady said...

Wow, I'd get better in a trice if this card arrived on my door mat.

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
This is a beautiful card, I love the colours you have used, really classy.
Hope your Mom and family are all well but we are greedy and want you back asap lol. Have a great Sunday everyone.
love Jan x x

Jean Z said...

Beautiful card Sue and love the colours, thanks very much I have won I am so excited love Jean Z xx

englishrose897 said...

Lovely card this morning Sue. Have a great day. Sally'

Anne Crawford said...

French Navy and Cream such an elegant card!

Joanne K said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card. Anyone feeling poorly would only be too happy to receive this card. Congratulations to all the winners. Kind regards Joanne K x

Ali B said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card cheered me up this morning.
Thanks
Alison B. x

Jan Ltc said...

Loe this colours are great together xx Jan

snowqueen62 said...

Morning Sue.
Another beautiful card. Love this colour combo and the glorious border dies. Just stunning!!
Congratulations to the winners I'm very envious lol!
Hugs Sue xx

Kate's Cards said...

Lovely card and sentiment.

hazel young said...

Stunning card Sue love the colours, sentiment and gorgeous ribbon a sure winner. Congrats to all the winners xx hazel

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, another beautiful card for us to relish and copy. The colours are stunning together, thank you again for all your inspiration. Enjoy your last weeks in the sunshine before having to wrap up in the cold. Congratulations to the winners, enjoy your prizes. Take care, Jess xx

nannapat said...

Stunning card Sue, guaranteed to make anyone feel better. The colours are lovely and that gorgeous bow is perfect. Pat x

Tracy Stitt said...

Mornin sue lovely card as usual. Yes it's a little chilly up here in Scotland but the worst is still to come!!! Lol. I'm still makin the Xmas cards can't wait till I'm finished lol xx love Tracy from killie x

Tres said...

Hi Sue. As always a gorgeous card for today !! Very classy and elegant looking !! I love the background paper you have used. This is one colour combo I would never thought of using !! Taupe and French navy !! But it looks fab Sue !! I love the border dies used at the sides creating something completely different. I love the vintage labels four and use them a lot. You have used the fancy tags two again and they really compliment the other dies. I think I will have to wait until after Christmas to get these as there is so much stuff to choose from on my Christmas list already !! The ribbon and big bow look fantastic and the little ribbon embelishment is very clever bringing everything together !! Beautiful. I love the sentiment to.
Get well soon Pam. Congratulations to all the winners today.
Have a good time with your family Sue and enjoy your last bit of warmth. Lots of love Tres x x x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, if I received this card I would feel better immediately :-)
Frances

3362 Jan said...

Morning Sue. Just love this colour combination.Not so cold here, I have just had a lovely walk. Have a great week. Hugs. Jan. xx

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue,

Stunning card, love it all. Love how you made your own embellishment to match.

Love & Hugs

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

karenlotty said...

Congrats girlies on your win Love the card Those borders are stunning My list grows longer & longer. Enjoy the sun while you can.You will certainly feel a difference on your return to UK

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue, What a classy card this is. Really love the French Navy and Taupe together they look fabulous.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Enjoy your last two weeks in the sun.
Take care, love Brenda xxx

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue, great card today, love what you did to customise your embellishment!! Love Sam xxx

hotpotato said...

love this colour combo.

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Sue, Great card lovely colours, and I have these dies and use them such a lot. Enjoy the count down til you are enjoying the colder weather with us.
X Ros

Jill Liddle said...

Beautiful rich looking card today.

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, A beautiful elegant card, the colours are stunning together and the bow and button are just gorgeous. Enjoy your remaining weeks in the sun. Get Well Soon Pam. Congratulations to the lucky winners, enjoy ladies.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love this card, going to give it a try, i too love the fancy tags.

Congrats to all the winners.

Looking forward to seeing you back on our screens, hope the second hour after Tool Shed, is on before 5pm other wise i miss them as it's not the same watching them on the computor.

Hope everyone one is keeping well, on the other side of the pond.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Gail said...

Gorgeous card and luv the colour combo and what you have done with the fancy tags two - ingenious - you have got my creative juices flowing now!! xx GailT xx

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
VERY NICE CARD. YOU HAVE GOT ME ADDICTED TO PUTTING CURLY BITS ON THE END OF THE PLAIN DIES. THEY SEEM TO FIT ON EVERYWHERE. THE EDGE DIES ARE GREAT. JUST BOUGHT MY 2ND SET AND THINK YOU USE THEM IN FAB WAYS.
LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT CARD.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Cheryl Wright said...

WOW, so beautiful and totally stunning!!!

Carol S. said...

Hi Sue, It is very chilly now. Enjoy the warmth while you can! Love this card, as I love the colour combo. Perfect for me. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful get well card. I am sure it would make anyone receiving it feel special.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card. Love the decorative paper and the colour combo. Thanks for sharing. Congrats lucky winners.

lynda said...

Hi Sue another gorgeous card love the colour combo the dark blue pops right out its lovely I love the dies I now try cutting them up which is fun especially when the fit I get so chuffed ,Hugs Lynda Brock xx

Crafty Nanna said...

beautiful card Sue

Jennifer Swandells said...

What a beautiful card today Sue, love the colours and just adore the inspiration that you are giving me. Hoping to get my mojo back soon as it has left me for a while now. :-( Not good. At least I have your wonderful cards to look at. Hugs, Jen xx
Krafty Keepsakes

Beryl Treble said...

Love the card Sue. Love the way you made your own embellishment. Congrats to all the winners.

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
Another elegant card! I love the colour combination and thanks for the tip on the embellishment. You tell us to think outside the box - so - I might try covering some in ribbon, or a pretty plain fabric or even the felt!! I get carried away!
Cold here today but beautiful sunshine!
Getting ready for the family coming. Usually involves some crafting after lunch!
Congrats to this week's winners. Keep warm everyone!
Love Myra

Pauline A said...

Good Afternoon Sue, And here's me thinking that Sue had sent the sentiment for me; as like you Pam, I too have a very heavy cold and no voice which makes one person in our household very happy. It's the sign of a true professional when you make your own embellishments. I love the way you've used the swirly pieces 'hug' your die. Another lovely card Sue. Enjoy the rest of your time in America. Hugs Pauline A x

Lynn Rowe said...

Hi Sue
Your card in navy in cream is stunning. You give me such inspiration to use my dies in many ways. Thanks you Lynn

Lindsay Martin said...

Lovely card today, missed yesterdays post as was quite unwell, and didn't go near a computer all day, but just had a quick peak and it was as always lovely too, looking forward to having you back, take care and keep well x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful, elegant card love the navy and cream colour scheme
Best wishes, Pat

Helen Barker said...

Very elegant card,love the colours.
Helen Bx

Anonymous said...

Oooooo oooooo OOOOOOO : ) jeeewiz WHAT a beauty for a Sunday. Lie in Sue ? What's one of those ? A new die or something ? Up at 5am everyday, and inbetween, my body hates being bed ! As does my mind (probably cuz I cant waffel while Im sleeping) oh shush Mr Lancashire ! Huh, cheek ! Anyway, good afternoon Sue and amazing Wilsonettes, sorry you have flu Pam (if only men really knew how real flu feels) ay lady friends ? A few 'drips' and out pops Man Flu ! I popped in earlier this morning, but there was so much snorring on here I couldn't think, plus I saw Our Sue out on the sun lounger in 80 degrees with a long cool drink and couldnt take anymore ! Your Wow Of Wilson is beyond beautiful - of course if I hadn't emailed you the idea then you'd have been lost - right Sue ? I bloomin well wish ! I love the idea of using papers behind the dies, must try that, I have some very similar to the paper shown, oh, errr, hmmm - maybe it would help if I had some SB dies ! I only have a D-lite door, and a pack of 3 edging dies (which I had bought me about 4yrs ago) ! So you could day I have a small amount of catching up to do ( maybe a bank job is called for after all) ha with no finger print on my 2 silly little index fingers it'll be a doddle : )
Oh, I have navy card, wow, almost there lol, give me a few more years and I'll have that card down to a T : )

CANT wait to have you back on our screens again Sue 14 more sleeps (or naps) only sad thing is you have to leave wonderful Florida and Mom for our benefit and our Wilson addiction ! So fill those cases with snuggly woollen jumpers, as you'll really need them by then (no more swanning round in ya shorts) oooohhh nooo !

Thanks for all the cards you have posted while you have been away we do appreciate you Sue.
And congrats to all the lucky winners (how much did the bribary cheque cost) ? No, honestly, I really am happy for you all - you may even be lucky enough to win one of mine one day.

Love and Sunday smiles to you all. Hope you feel a bit better tomorrow Pam.

Lancashire Steph xxxx

SusanP, Kent said...

A lovely card. I like these colours together. The design on the background paper does have that tone on tone embossed look.
I'd never have thought to use the border dies like this. Amazingly versatile.
Sue

Paper Junkie said...

I love the way you have used the fancy tag - so clever Sue. X

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Sue a stunning card,A get well card when you are I'll
Gives you such hope and joy, to know people are thinking of you
The navy ribbon is a fantastic rich colour ,and great to see old dies in use.Congrats to all the winners
Ita

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Sue a stunning card,A get well card when you are I'll
Gives you such hope and joy, to know people are thinking of you
The navy ribbon is a fantastic rich colour ,and great to see old dies in use.Congrats to all the winners
Ita

hollyberry said...

Beautiful elegant card today,love the colours again.

Karen G Ratcliffe said...

Morning Sue
I'm still in wonderland that i should be so lucky to win one of your prizes!! Thank you.
I love the color of today's card, it's my favorite combination, so regal. Love your different uses of the dies for the center decoration. Gives us ideas to get our creative juices going and come up with different uses for them.

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful card, lovely colours and a Sue bow! Wonderful

Karen said...

Perfect sentiment for this time of year with all the bugs that are about.
I love the border dies. Beautiful card as always
Luv
karen xx

baconbits said...

Evening Sue
Sensational card today, love the colours, and those borders are amazing.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

freedom99 said...

Beautiful card as always and you know I love it when you can change up the sentiment to suit any occasion.

Not been commenting recently due to my health but still following everyday as it bring a smile and keeps my eye on the crafting world.

Loving the videos and the inspiration hope there are lots more to come its a wee bit of me time where I lock myself in my bedroom and get some peace.
It also helps that I have 90% of the items and only need to purchase a few things to complete the look which is just about affordable this time of year.

Can't wait until you are back on the tv won't be long now.
Take care and keep up the good work,
All the best Pauline ( freedom99)

Sandy H said...

Stunning card. Love the colour combination and the border dies at the sides.

Shazza said...

so beautiful, great colours and dies x

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi

Such a pretty card - love the colours.

Was getting worried about Lancashire Steph - she was late today.

Hope you are feeling better tomorrow Pam and everyone else that's feeling under the weather, hopefully with having colds and flu now you will be OK for Christmas.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Maggie said...

Hello Sue. What a busy day - cooking and looking after my beautiful new grand daughter. Time now for my blog fix and this does the trick. A really lovely card using fabulous papers and a great layout. Be good to have you back here again, but you'll be sad to say goodbye to the sunshine. xx Maggie (better without a bow)

mags said...

A gorgeous card Sue. Love the colour combo. Well done to the winners.
Mags
x

CraftyJo said...

Very elegant Sue, some great details.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Sue, Love the border die.
ValC xx

Hellma said...

stunning card, would defo cheer someone up.

magpie said...

Gorgeous card Sue, the navy blue is beautiful. Yesterday I saw a dress in a Midnight blue and it was gorgeous! Another shade of card to think about? Ooooo, now then!! Those border dies give it such an real elegant look and the added watermarks are great. The bow....fantastic! Enjoy those two weeks at home Sue, just be prepared when you get back here.....invest in the whole shinannegans of thermals...!!! Congratulations to all the winners on the comment game! Wonderful! Enjoy! xx Love Karen xx

sued99 said...

Gorgeous colour combination.

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Very beautiful card. Your paper from your stash is beautiful Sue and the colours you have chosen are stunning.
I have noticed that you use older dies from time to time which is handy for me as sometimes i get the crafters block and have no Idea how to put a card together with using the dies and all i have to do is have alook on your blog to get inspiration.
Take care
Hazel G x

TOB said...

I love your cards, I have been ill for a month and so have not done any paper crafting at all, I am way..way behind, but looking at your blog always cheers me up. hugs x

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

I love the colour scheme of this card, the border die is beautiful and the bow is sensational.

Enjoy the heat of that golden sphere where you are, but remember to dig out your thermals when you get back here because I think you are going to need them.

Kind regards . :-)

Tina X

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue, another lovely card in the navy blue, goes so well with the cream paper you've used which is stunning. Love the dies you've used too. Thanks Sue enjoy the rest of your stay with family give them our best and Christmas wishes.
Hugs
Jean D

lilysmum said...

Beautiful Sue. 'nuff said.
Hugs, Theresa x

Vie Carter said...

pretty cold here today Sue

Todays card would cheer you up if you were feeling poorly

Keep well and hope you enjoy your last stay of this year at home

congratulations to you lucky winners

Vie
x

lilysmum said...

Beautiful Sue. 'nuff said.
Hugs, Theresa x

Marianna Hammer said...

Oh, this is so so pretty :)

cmu said...

What a very clever card - I expect it would make anyone under the weather feel instantly better!

Nubiene Peltier said...

Hi Sue
Prize caed love the blue and cream the blend well
The scalloped borders to are so pretty
Crafty Hugs x
Nubiene

nutcake said...

Lovely card Sue. Would do for my husband, he is definitely under the weather at the moment. Poor thing has two infections and a raised temperature.

Hazel

Barbara said...

Congrats to all the winners! Beautiful card as always Sue!