Saturday, 1 February 2014

You're Amazing

 Hi crafters!  I was having a bit of a play day when I made this card.  At first look, you might think that I had just stamped on to some blueish-purplish toned card, but that isn't at all what I did here.  I wasn't sure if I could do something that I had in mind, so when in doubt, give it a try is my motto.  After all, it is only a bit of card and a little time that you might lose if it doesn't turn out, right?  I started with a piece of coconut white card and covered it with a sticky self adhesive sheet.  I peeled the backing off and exposed the sticky white card.  Using a mixture of Blue Sky and Violet Frost mica powder, I covered the exposed area.  Now this would have been easier if I had just started with a piece of card this colour, but that was the problem, I wanted to use this sort of colour, but didn't have anything close to it.  I easily created the colour that I wanted this way, but then I wasn't sure whether I could continue the rest of the project in the way that I wanted.  Turns out it isn't a problem at all.  I used an anti static pad then used the Moroccan Lattice background stamp by Justrite and inked it with clear perfect medium and stamped it on my mica powdered background piece.  I used black embossing powder and heat embossed it.  I was concerned that the heat embossing would cause the sticky sheet to shrivel, but it didn't bother it at all (mind you, I didn't let the heat sit too long in any one area, why tempt fate!)  I decided to frame it using the Grand Large Labels.  I cut a smaller white one, then added the larger frame in black.  I used one of the in between sizes to emboss a bit of detail into the frame (I do this a lot as I love the way it looks).  The cut corner design of this label is perfect for pearls in the corners so they just had to be added.  I used the Spiral Blossoms four to cut a flower in white.  I rolled it to completion and added some leaves and swirls to accompany it.  The sentiment (Bold Sentiments by Creative Expressions) was stamped and cut into a strip and I seated the flower on the end of it.  I finished the card with some white and black mat layers before added my final double white pierced mats.  Finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x 8" in size.

   Now for my extra surprise.  I had meant to add in another card on the Wednesday giveaway this week, but I forgot about it until Friday.  I figured it wasn't too late to add it in with this weeks giveaway so I just pulled an extra winner from the lot of comments left on Wednesday.  The second card is the one shown at the bottom of the post (and was originally put on the blog Dec. 23rd).  So the winner of the (original) Wednesday Card Giveaway is:

Theresa Pace!!!

And the winner of the added second card is:

Tres!!!

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














120 comments:

Pam said...

Great cards today as always, congrats to Theresa and Tres.

Pam said...

ps Tres, I won the 2nd card from Sue on C & C and it is totally stunning, you will love it.

TDQ Karen said...

Great card again, you come up with some great ideas, mica powder is so pretty and versatile. Congratulations to the winners x

Sheila Lampard said...

Hi Sue
Lovely cards today, more inspiration - you are truly AMAZING!!!
Congratulations to Theresa & Tres!
Enjoy your weekend.
Sheila x

Jazzylady said...

Good morning Sue and congrats to the winners. A lovely card as always!
Love,
Karen

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue.
Brilliant idea beautiful card. Thank you congrats to the winners.Take care Kitty

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue
Only you would come up with this idea lol, it's such a great one for us to try. Congratulations to Theresa and Tres.
Hugs x
Heather T

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - great card and love the new technique - what will you call it? the sticky sheet mica embossed background perhaps? bit wordy - it's really effective though...
Rgs
Clare W

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue, Yes you've done it once again, I so love it when you use Black, then again I Love all your techniques and your work. I Love the Moroccan Lattice Background Stamp by JustRite then Black Heat Embossed it which looks fabulous, great idea with the Mica Powders, I really Love how you've Framed your main image it makes it really pop, Fabulous Sentiment I really Love The Script of these new Stamps they are on my wish list, can I also say as always the close up shots are great and show the Card in great detail.
Fabulous, Awesome, Outstanding Card!
Love and hugs from Sam x
Congratulations to the Winners

Anonymous said...

Im SO cross ! Almost finished my comment then my phone went back to the shortcut page and closed down the internet bookmarks : ( oooooo am I angry !
Hi Sue and all wonderful Winter Wilsonettes. Start again !! Grr. Its sooo cold this morning so this Wilsonette is going nowhere, time for Mr Lancashire to start craft shopping should I need anything !
Sue, if that sheet didnt shrivel up for you I bet I could make it happen, that's what Im good at, if something shouldn't happen in craft terms I can make it happen ! Doesn't mean I wont try this though with some odd bits of adhesive sheet I keep for tiny buds and bits. I had no idea how beautiful mica powders are until I got one, thanks to my store under pricing a pot by £2 (their loss) and after using it once I was hooked, I was like a squirrel looking for berries but they only priced 1 little pot wrong - my loss !
If Id not got the right colour card Id change the whole colour scheme let alone experiment, but thank you for experimenting and trialing for us Sue so we dont have to : )
Happy Saturday to Theresa and Tres, Im so glad you will be in possession of the hottest gift in blog land. Enjoy.

Sue, this card comes straight back atcha - YOU ARE AMAZING.
As is our Wilsonette family.
Have a lovely day whatever you have planned.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Not quite sure about today's gift but will definitely be giving the technique of powder and sticky paper a go - Thank you for your inspiration I never think of such things. I have powders and beads etc like all crafters but tend to only use them for their original use.
Congratulations to today's lucky winners.
Have a good week-end all.
Janet x

Debs Artliff said...

Morning Sue another great card i like the idea you had on tbe background. I love this card congratulagions to todays winners. Take care xx

Debs A

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card love mica
powders use them a lot but not thought
of this tecnique thats why you do the
job you do and we follow.
Congrats to winners.
Nancyd xx

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Two stunning cards love them both my favour is the second one only because you have lilac on it thank you Tracy w x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Two beautiful cards, love them both.
Congrats to the lucky winners.
Have a Great Day

Patricia xx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Once again you have come up with a great new technique:) I love the card today, so pretty and a beautiful colour. Congrats to Theresa and Tres (who also gets a beautiful card) Take care.

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's cards are both gorgeous. Congratulations to the winners. It seems to have stopped raining here so we are off out to make the most of it. Have a great day everyone. Love Jackie

TOB said...

Another great technique, fab card how lucky for some to win more than once. hugs Theresa x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue
Lovely cards again today and we all think that you are amazing!! Like the purple and blue tones. I am spring-cleaning my work room and then having a play today!! Congratulations to Theresa and Tres.
Whatever you are doing have a lovely day filled with love and joy and a little less rain!!
Cameeli xx

Rachel Taylor said...

Gorgeous card Sue .congrats to the lucky winners
Crafty hugs Rachel x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, must try this technique, its great when an experiment goes right. Love both of these cards.

Love Rosemarie xx

Jane said...

Just Beautiful.

Jane xx

sonja_w said...

Love that sentiment.stamp, have a fab day x

Cameeli of Richmond said...

PS Tres, I broke my Grand Calibur last year and she was so poorly only a magician could fix her. I bought a new one as I could not live without her!!
I still have a box of spare parts with GUESS What!! I would be very happy to send you my old handle? she needs a new home!!
I will work out how to magically get it to and send my number to Sue OK?
Cameeli xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love the mica powered background it's so pretty. Congrats to the winners
Beverley W

Anonymous said...

Nice card, Sue, love the labels frame with the extra embossed detail. Amazed you can heat emboss onto sticky sheet and the lattice stamp has so much detail which shows perfectly! Of course, always pleased to see gorgeous flower and swirls.
Well done, T & T, two lovely cards won.

'P' in Wales

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card and congratulations to the winners.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

Eemeli said...

Beautiful creations. I really like on the first card the sort of masculine-looking background but then a nice feminine touch with the flower.

Congratulations to the winners!

Hugs,
Eemeli

Joan D said...

Beautiful card and a great technique Sue. What a surprise to have 2 winners on Wednesday . Very lucky ladies. Congrats to you both. I'm sure the cards will be framed. Mine certainly would should I ever be lucky enough to win one. Have a great weekend x x

Aspiring crafter said...

Morning Sue,
A lovely card and thanks for experimenting- it turned out great as usual-when doesn't it?!
Today is sunny-a gift after so many grey days-hope you have a sunny one too and to all.
Congrats to winners,
XxxRuth

Fieldsend said...

Morning Sue, You're Amazing and Thank You for being so king to us crafters. Love both the cards and the technique with the mica powders. Have a good weekend.

Love June
xxx

Fieldsend said...

Sorry forgot to say congratulations to the winners x

June

hollyberry said...

Two lovely cards as always.Love the technique for the background.Two lucky winners of two great cards-congratulations.

Helen Kington said...

Good morning Sue and congrats to the lucky winners and I love both cards but especially the 2nd one. Have a great weekend all an don't get wet!! Helen xx

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Stunning cards, clean and classy. Keep experimenting as we benefit so much from it. Thank you.

Carol S. said...

Love the pearlescent effect on the backing. Great idea to mix your own colours too. Hugs, Carol S.xx

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Tow beautiful cards, and new techniques to try, you are clever Sue, experimenting with things and them giving us know hoe, thank you.
congrats to the winners.
Lydia
X

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, great card, love the idea of the background. Congrats to Theresa and Tres on winning cards. Always inspiring ideas to try. Thank you Bx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Good technique, I would have thought that the adhesive sheet would melt, it probably would if I was doing it! I think I would have to do this in brighter colours. Congrats to the two lucky winners.

Margaret said...

Good morning Sue
What a stunning card so beautiful and elegant where do all your fantastic ideas come from? You are so generous passing on all your tips and tricks not to mention all your gifts to us.
Many congratulations to the lucky winners.
Take care and have a super weekend Sue and everyone.
Margaret corgi owner

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue great card love the grand labels - might have to invest!!!
Denise X

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
Lucky ladies, lovely cards! Some handy tips yet again Sue, thanks.
Gail Cx

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Great cards, truly amazing like you
Thank you for more of your inspiration
Hugs
Carol x

Debbie Tinks said...

Lovely card Sue happy crafting x
Have a nice weekend

karenlotty said...

Very striking I hav mica powders & don't use them But I'm going to hav a go at this idea I may try the Fire/ice/ high/low technique & use a mask Like you say it's only a piece of card £ a little bit of time

Victoria said...

You're amazing Sue! This card is lovely and shows how you go the extra mile in your quest to inspire us and come up with some great techniques. I always love your forked sentiments and I've started to do something similar myself now. The extra card at the bottom is great - congratulations to the lucky winners.

Marianna Hammer said...

What a lovely card today. And the card from the 23. Dec. is the one that I remember best from 2013, it was my favorite card of last year. Lucky lady to have gotten that. My husband says that I could be just as lucky, if I make one myself :)

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, two stunning cards today, thank you for teaching us new techniques. Congratulations to the winners, enjoy! Take care, Jess xx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
As the card says...you are amazing! Love this card and how you have constructed it.
Congratulations to the winners.....lucky ladies!

Love Sheila xx

auscrafts said...

lovey cards

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the cards they are beautiful. love Jean Z xx

hazel young said...

Stunning cards love the colours on the first one. congrats to both winners xx hazel

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Very striking card love the design.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Joanne K said...

Another great card with a different take on mica powders. Great fun! Congratulations to the winners. Kind regards Joanne K x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful card, congrats to the winners

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
Pretty card. Will have to try the mica on sticky sheets.
Have a great weekend.
Ang x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A beautiful card, and loving how you have done the background, although like Steph mentioned, I was doing one of your baubles for a Christmas card and it had adhesive sheet on and then I had to stamp and heat emboss and I managed to shrivel it haha, but 'practice makes perfect' as the saying goes. When you used the anti static bag after using the mica powders, did the anti static bag pick up the mica powders ???
A beautiful card and gorgeous compilation.
Have a lovely day.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning technique. Lovely idea using the mica onto a sticky sheet. Congratulations to Theresa and Tres, you lucky girls winning a Sue Wilson creation.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Two lovely cards and two very lucky crafters! Thank you for yet another new technique to try on our cards. You are a clever lady.

magpie said...

Stunning card Sue. What a great technique of the sticky sheet and mica powders when you haven't got the colour card that you want.... I liked how you didn't tempt fate with the heat gun! Gorgeous card and what an apt sentiment for the lovely Sue! Congratulations Theresa and Tres! Here comes the whoop whoop dance all over the show! You'll love your cards, they are more stunning in real life. Have a great day Sue and everybody! xx Love Karen xx

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue great cards and the adhesive sheet looks great ,thanks for hints and tips on how to do it, appreciate them all. Congratulations to Theresa and Tries. Hope everyone is OK and enjoy your weekend x

Jacquie said...

Hi Sue,

Lovely card, love the techniques you have used.

Love the second card to, congratulations to the winners.

Love & Hugs

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

Gail said...

Stunning yet again, and yet again another fab technique that you have shared with us all - Thanks xx luv the additional card too and well done to both the winners xx GailT xx

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, Stunning cards as always, only you Sue could come up with this technique, the background is amazing and will definitely be giving this a try, thanks for the tip re heat gun. The sentiment back to you Sue, you give so much to your bog family.
Congratulations Theresa and Tres, well done ladies.
Take care everyone.
Hugs June xxxx

Ali B said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, I would never have though to change the colour of the card, I would have just chosen another colour scheme. But now I know I can do it. Thanks Sue.
Alison B. x

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Love the background you created, nice colour choice too.
Donna Jones

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, first off congratulations to Theresa & Tres. Another great card Sue Your source of inspiration is never ending.
ValC xx

Jackie Durrant said...

hi Sue, well it's definitely you who fits the title today, coming up with the idea and then such neat stamping, love from Jackie D

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and fellow Wilsonettes,
I think this beautiful card would be great for a man or for a woman who is not into all the lovely things that we like to do to a card. The labels die makes a beautiful frame around the central focus and embossing it with a matching die in the middle of the frame just gives it that professional finish to it.
Teresa and Tres fantastic news for you this Saturday, and if jigging around in happiness don't do yourself a mischief please as this is starting to look like Emergency Ward 10, with a some of us forever in the wars. Was just thinking that with our mishaps we could have been on the stage and earned some money in the process. I don't think the finest comedians could make up what is normal thrills and spills for some of us.
Have a great day everyone and hopefully i will see you all tomorrow.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil)

loftylass said...

Morning Sue... you come up with some amazing ideas and the outcome is always beautiful. Love the colourway. tfs
Hugs
Heather W
x

Lacelady said...

Love both cards! Congrats to the winners too. I wish I was one of them.

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, love today's card. Will have to try making my own background with mica powders. Congratulations to the winners.

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sued99 said...

Lovely cards. i like the simplicity of the look of the first one.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Your card is amazing! I love the background and your spirit of adventure.
Love the stamp, the flower, the embossed frame, just everything.
Congrats to the winners, you are so lucky.
Have a great weekend
Hugs, Rose

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
What a lovely card, Love the way you have made the frame and created this amazing background, thank you for experimenting - I just love what you have achieved.
Congratulations to Thresa and Tres.
Hope everyone has a good weekend.
Take care, love Brenda xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue a beautiful card. The sentiment 'You are Amazing' is for you. You are amazing with all the creative ideas and techniques you show. Thank you. Congratuations to the winners.

Erica said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card.
Erica x

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Another gorgeous card. Love everything about it. Many thanks.

Congrats to Theresa and Tres.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxx

jane stillman said...

Love the new technique on this stylish card Sue. Congratulations to Theresa and Tres x

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
Hi Everyone!,
What a lovely surprise! Two stunning cards. Always amazing to learn a new technique. Sue, you are a star!

Personally I prefer the second card but if I had won either I would have been cock a hoop!

Congratulations to Theresa and Tres! So pleased for Tres in particular as it comes at the end of a frustrating week for her! This will cheer her up no end ,I'm sure. Theresa , I am pleased for you too I re-read my sentence and I sounded mean! Didn't intend to .
Have a lovely weekend everyone.
Love Myra

Laura O said...

a great card today,and the second giveaway is stunning,well done to winners ,Laura O

englishrose897 said...

Good afternoon Sue and all the followers. Great card Love both designs. Have a great day. Sally x

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue, very rarely get my mica powders out of the drawer, can never think of things to use them for. Now I have a new technique to try!!!

gwen70 said...

Gorgeous cards Sue, will try the mica powder

Lindsay Martin said...

Well done Sue yet again with your creativity, a lovely card today as is Wednesday's second giveaway card, well done to both ladies xxx

Marleine said...


Hi Sue,
Very elegant card. Love the colour and style. X

snowqueen62 said...

Another great technique to try. The card is glorious Sue love the flower too.
Congratulations to the two winners I am very envious lol.
Hugs Sue x

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Sue lovely card to day the making of it sounds to me complicated ,as I do not know enough about mica powder,and how to use them.I will have to google it.
Congrats to the winners.
Ita

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Brilliant card with a great new technique for us to try!! Will have a go on a small piece of card first
Congratulations to Theresa and Tres on winning one of Sues lovely cards
Best wishes, Pat

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a very elegant card again today. I never use my mica powders much but you have inspired me to do so now. Congratulations to both the lucky winners of two beautiful cards. Have a lovely weekend Sue.
YvonneMayxx

Maggie said...

Hello just popping in as it's a really busy day today. Love the card as always and congrats to the lucky winners. See you tomorrow. xx Maggie (better without a bow)

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful card Sue!

Congratulations to the winners of your beautiful cards.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Maryann Laursen said...

Both cards are soo beautiful and a biig CONGRATS to both winners here today, for being the lucky couple chosen.
Have a wonderful week-end and lots of great fun everyone.

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
SO SIMPLE BUT SO FANTASTIC. LOVE ALL THE LAYERS. SMASHING FONT TOO ON THE SENTIMENT.
WELL DONE YOU WINNERS.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDERS
NADINE HUG XXX

Diane Mortimer said...

Lovely x

Diane from Glasgow xx

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

Brilliant card, I love the techniques used. Is there end to your amazing talent.

Kind regards :-)

Tina X

Many congratulations to Theresa and Tres. How lucky are you two.

Susan White said...

Great background on this card Sue - looks really textured and a lovely colour. Thanks for sharing, Susan x

Pearl said...

Absolutely fantastic cards today Sue, spoilt for choice. I love the mica powder colour.

The textures, shapes and look of the cards is wonderful.

Congratulations to the winners of the Wednesdat cards.

Craftihappiness to you all, love from Pearl

Pearl said...

......sorry meant to say that I love all of Sue's cards!

CraftyJo said...

Gorgeous, aren't we lucky that you do all the experiments for us ;)

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love this card, thanks for the inspiration, congratulations to the winners.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

baconbits said...

Afternoon Sue
Fantastic card and a lot of new techniques to try.
Stunning colour.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said...

Hi Sue,

Great tip on how to customise backgrounds - thank you!

Hugs, Belinda. X

lynda said...

Hi Wilsonettes Hi Sue you are amazing what a great new technique you have come up with I just love that background, I love mica powders but would never have thought of putting them onto a sticky sheet,then stamping & heat embossing onto it but then that's why you are the best. The card is AMAZING .
Congratulations to Theresa & Tres you lucky ladies on winning a Sue Wilson Card.
Love &.hugs Lynda Brock xx

Karen G Ratcliffe said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card-- love how your experiments come out and give us more ideas and techniques to try!! Will definitely try when I can't find the right color. Congratulations to the lucky card winners. The second card is priceless- love the deign!
Hugs, Karen

Tres said...

Hi Sue. OMG !!! I have just realised I have won the second card of your Wednesday giveaway !! I just can't believe it !! I have won a Sue Wilson original !! I am so excited. Thank you so much Sue. I will frame your beautiful card and put it on my craft room wall. It will have pride of place !! Thank you to all the Willsonettes to for your wonderful congrats wishes. I so love this blog and everyone who comes here is so kind and thoughtful, including you Sue. I don't know what I would do without you.
I really love your stunning card today Sue. The grand labels dies look fab. Something just a little different. I think your card today looks very clean, crisp and smart !! I really like this new Justrite background stamp and it may have to go on my ever growing wish list. Thank you for your great idea using mica powders. It is something I would never have thought of myself. It is a lovely effect and to know it can still be stamped and heat embossed over is fab !! Your flower looks wonderful and this sentiment is really lovely !!
Sending lots of crafty love and hugs to Sue and all the Willsonettes Love Tres x x x

Tres said...

Hi Cameeli from Richmond. Thank you so much for your kind offer but the handle of my machine is fairly new. The part of the machine that was broken was a plastic bar inside it above the rollers that keep the rollers in line. My hubby has managed to glue it and staple it back together and at the moment it seems to be fine. If it does not last I will get a new one from create and craft as I can buy it on flexipay which we could just about manage. Just like you It is an essential and I could not be without it.
Thank you any way for such a kind offer.
It is really appreciated.
Lots of love Tres x x x

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous cards today Sue xx

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card as always!! I think YOU ARE AMAZING!!! Love Sam xxx

Janice K said...

I'd never have thought to use mica powder to colour the card and then to stamp and emboss on it, love the effect so I'll have to give it a go!! Thanks! x

Theresa Pace said...

thank you thank you thank you sue. i'm so pleased. did you guess? today's card is super and that shade that you obtained is ace. i think you could have stamped in black archival on top of sticky sheet as well and it would have worked.
The second card is so lovely as well. i love that chalk technique and in fact i have used it and the recipient loved it xx

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Love this Technique Sue.It's down to you showing us Crafters what can be achieved that i have came so far with my card making before i knew of your blog or saw you on C&C my card making was just average. Thank you Sue for everything that you do and make which is Greatly Appreciated.This card is Absolutely Stunning.
Take care and have a lovely weekend
Hazel G XX
PS Congats to the winners of the cards you lucky things..

christine c said...

hi sue and everyone.
love both of todays cards,
can.t wait to have a go but
I bet I have trouble with
the sticky sheet and heat gun
lol I also love mica powders,
I used them when I made invitations for my sons wedding
last year,i stamped a big lily with versamark then brushed it
with gold mica powder the result
was really beautiful. congrats to Theresa and tres you lucky ladies.
from Christine c

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue,
Two lovely cards today , love the background using the mica powders did you just brush the powder onto the sticky sheet using a paintbrush ? I have great problems with mica powders for some reason ( like Steph with guilding flakes lol) they never seem to work out for me . The Moroccan die looks amazing against that background , and the second card is just as lovely..
Congrats to both card winners !!

Have a lovely weekend With your family Sue,
Hugs
Jean D

Sonia Jones said...

Better late than never! Lovely card today and Wednesdays belated card is lovely too! Hugs Sonia x

Helen Barker said...

Lovely card.Great effect using the mica.Thanks for all your inspiration.
Helen Bx

Sandy H said...

Lovely cards. Thanks for the tip about sticky sheet and heat embossing - I'd always assumed it was a complete no-no.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Both cards are lovely. The first one would be great for a guy minus the flower. The matting and layering really makes the card stand out. I like the colour combo on second card very rich. The flower is gorgeous too.
Congratulations to winners!
Kayleigh B xx