Sunday, 6 April 2014

It's A Girl

 Good Sunday morning all!  I have switched gears in order to show you a completely different sort of sample which is from the Cupcake Celebration stamp set by Justrite on today's shows.  I had a blast playing with them as they are a bit of the cutesy side so it appealed to me, but they aren't over the top either!  The set has several completely different phrases with it including some for new babies, birthdays and special days in general, very well rounded.  There is a matching die set with adorable cupcakes and a matching stand.  I picked out a pink and cream striped background paper from my stash and used the shaped die from the Cupcake Stand die set to cut an aperture in the middle.  On a piece of milk card, I stamped the frame from the set and embossed it with ivory embossing powder for a tone on tone look.  I added mounting foam to the back of my striped background and mounted over the stamped frame.  Using milk card again, I cut the cupcake stand die and mounted it in the centre of the frame.  I cut a variety of cupcakes using the striped paper, milk card and dusty rose card and mixed and matched them to make six cupcakes for the stand. I put a bit of Iced Snow on the top of the cupcakes as an embellishment too.   I glued them in place then cut a bow to add to the bottom of the stand too (added a tiny pearl to the centre of it).  I tied a messy bow out of chalk seam binding and added it to the corner of my aperture.  Using some of the off white felt from the Blossom felt pack, I made a flower and added it to the centre of the bow with some Bakers Twine.   I stamped the It's A Girl sentiment in two parts using a Clear Perfect Medium pad and Ivory embossing powder.  I cut them into two flags and added them to the top of the card with a little curl to the edge.   I matted the card with milk card and a thin layer of dusty rose.  On the milk card layer I added PVA glue dots using the new Ivory PVA glue from Cosmic Shimmer.  To complete the card, I added three small cream pearls to the upper corner.  Finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x 8" in size.

It's Sunday Comment Game winners time now!  The winners for this week are:

Sonja Stephenson!!!
Maggie H!!!
Christine C and Ella!!!

For the extra qualifying post of Wed. April 2nd, the winners are:

Spoole!!!
Sophy & Gran!!!
Angela Wade!!!

Congratulations all!  Please email me at americansue1@gmail.com to confirm your address and claim your prize!

Please tune in for my shows today.  They will be at 12 noon til 2pm for the Toolshed and then again at 5 to 6pm.  I will be showing several new stamp and die sets by Justrite stamps!  Hope you can join me!  All for now, Sue x



















186 comments:

Pam said...

Love this card, so very pretty. Congrats to all winners. Will be watching today.

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. A very different "Sue" card today, looking forward to seeing more this afternoon. I'll be recording the shows as it's my Mam's birthday today.
Well done to all the winners.
Sue xxx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue. Absolutely gorgeous and that
felt flower is beautiful hope you demo it on
one of your shows today. Congrats to all the
winners. Nancyd xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
What a gorgeously pretty card this is - no mistaking who it's for!
The paper and cupcakes are just lovely, as is the lovely bow and felt rose. I've not yet had the courage to do one of them, you make it look easy but I've a funny feeling it isn't that easy.
Looking forward to the shows.
Congrats to the winners.
Have a great Sunday everyone.
Hugs, Rose

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Love today's card. It's so cute!! The little cup cakes are gorgeous! The felt flower is lovely too. Thanks for sharing. Will be watching your shows today. Congrats to all the lucky winners.

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue. Thank you such a pretty card, I am going to be a Granny again this year. It was lovely to say hello yesterday, everyone say's I even sound tall on the phone all 4' 9" of me. How do you do it , a full day yesterday another one today and all the prep. Thank you for all that you do take care Kitty.

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Love the cupcake card my friend at work would love this we call her the cake lady going to get the dies thanks Tracy w x

kitty davies said...

OOPS sorry forgot to congratulate the winners good luck allKitty

Helen Jones said...

hi sue love the card in the middle of making baby card for work colleagues it's helped with new ideas thank you Helen

Anonymous said...

What a pretty card, Sue, sugar and spice and all that!! Not too cute and cupcakes just wonderful. Like Kitty, wonder how you fit it all in - especially as you do ALL of the prep for your shows and demo days.
Looking forward to Tool Shed - think it;s with Dean which will be great, the Wilson duo!
Have a good day, Sue, I'm sure we will.

'P' in Wales

Well done to winners of comment game.
Cameeli, will look back to see if you've got THAT outfit - dreamed about it last night, but it was me not you.

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Stunning card. Put happy birthday on it and it will do for me today. I went to bed being 67 and woke up this morning 29!!! My children are older than me now!!!!

Have a lovely day everyone, I hope I will.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxx

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Sue. I love this unusual take on a new baby card ~ so unusual! Congrats to all of today's winners.
Hugs,
Maggie x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Such a pretty card and I would never have thought to put cupcakes on a baby card but it works brilliantly. I love the felt flower and the cream embossing powder and glue (I've ordered it already from your show lol). I am going to my sons today so your shows are on record, I will watch them later on tonight. Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
Hugs x
Heather T

cr@fty said...

Just read that it's Shirley T's 29th birthday today, HAPPY BIRTHDAY Shirley.
Hugs x
Heather T

Heather Rogers said...

Good morning Sue

Good luck with the shows today I hope we are going to get them all this time! I have to say I am not in to 'cutesy' cards they don't do it for me. But it wouldn't do for us all to be the same it would be a dull world indeed. However I shall still be watching as you will I am sure have lots of other goodies, hints and tips and I love your demos. Have a great time and congratulations to the comment winners.
Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Playing catch up, so just want to say that yesterdays card was gorgeous, and congrats to the 3 Wednesday winners. Todays card is sweet, a lovely card, which would be great for many occasions. I hope you enjoy doing the shows today.Wishing you a safe journey to and from the studio. Sadly, I will not be able to watch you live:( but will have to catch up later. Congratulations to all of the lucky winners today. X for Pam. Take care.

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue sweet cutsie card, really pretty. Look forward to shows today and congratulations to all the winners x

doreenj said...

Many congrats to the winners!!!

Another lovely card, looking forward to the shows today, Dean always has a giggle!!


Doreen x

Deborah Artliff said...

Morning Sue what a pretty card. I adore it. The colours are beautiful i got some of your dies yesterday so its play time today in between your show. And Happy birthday to shirley i like how your children or older them you. Ive never heard that before but I will have to use that in the future. Take care Sue xx

Debs x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue, what a appitiser, beautiful, will be recording your shows as I will be unable to watch at that time, best wishes Edwina

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

floss said...

Hi Sue,
What a cute card today. Look forward to the shows today. Congrats to the winners. X

Clai01 said...

Well done the winners, I love this card a lot as I like pink and cream or pink and white or pink and chocolate too , gorgeous paper, looking forward to the shows x

Anne Crawford said...

Pretty in pink cute card! Congratulations to the winners and to Kitty on the news of your new grandchild, also Happy Birthday to Shirley ( hope it's a good one! ) looking forward to today's shows. Hugs to all xo

cebelica said...

So pretty. I love all the cupcakes! Hugs! xx

Hazel said...

Very pretty Sue. Love how you have used the cup cakes instead of the usual baby embellishments yet it works . Hazel x

TDQ Karen said...

love all the detail on this one, lots of pretty papers. Will be watching later Congratulations to all the winners xx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous gorgeous card so pretty and suitable for any occasion.

Congratulations to the winners.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - what a cutie card - love it - especially that background paper which caught my eye! Congrats to the winners - yes I will be glued to your shows today - but have some ironing to do also - so will vid as well. Hope shows go well - bet they will. Happy crafty Sunday all
Rgs
Clare W

Joan D said...

What a fab card and very in vogue with the cup cakes. Hope my video recorder works as I will be travelling back home to the Midlands from Surrey when your programme is on, but should be back for the 5o'clock one. Can't wait to see your demos. Have a grata day x x x

Dawn Searle said...

Good morning Sue and everyone, Such a pretty card today I love it. I am determined to watch the shows live today and record them. I lost the TV to my husband yesterday as he was alternating between watching golf and football, so he can't complain today... or can he. Have a good day everyone
Hugs
Dawn Searle xxx

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Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Thank you for today's gift. A very different style for you but one that has immediately gone into my 'must do' file. In the main I don't do 'cutie' cards but I have an adopted granddaughter who has just had her bedroom done out with the theme of cupcakes so today's style and format will just fit the bill when it's her birthday (she will be six this time round).
Still haven't tried the felt flowers yet - I really must get round to doing this - note to myself.
Will be trying to watch your shows today whilst in the midst of last minute packing the car etc for the off tomorrow morning. This means that for the next couple of days I will not be able to see you. I can already feel withdrawal coming on so roll on Wednesday when we can meet again. Congratulations to this week's lucky winners.
Take care everyone. See you Wednesday morning.
Janet x

ellyscard creatief said...

Lovely creation.
Gr Elly

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Very pretty card, would never have thought to put cup cakes on a baby card but it looks lovely.
Looking forward to your shows, lets hope you get plenty of demos in.
Congrats to the winners.
Lydia
X

Anonymous said...

The sort of cupcakes I need..VERY tasty but non fattening lol Mabex

Jane said...

How delightful I love cup cakes, didn't see the use of this die, but seeing today's card making me change my mind its gorgeous .

Jane xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. Loving the card and right on trend with the cupcakes. So hubby at work, cleaning done, pen and paper at the ready as i am sure you are going to bring us some lovely crafty items to buy. Hope you have a great day sue and you get all your demos done. Congrats to all the winners.
Good Luck Sue.
Best Wishes.
Denise x

Aspiring crafter said...

Morning Sue,
Love the way you have made this cute card - and looking forward to seeing you later with more inspiration.
XxRuth
Congrats to winners!
Pam -hope you are doing ok xx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, a very different card from your normal ones but so cute. Would make a lovely wedding card too. Looking forward to your shows today. Congratulations to all the winners. Love Jean xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love today's card and the cupcakes could be used for so many different things. You certainly have been working hard what with yesterday and today. Hope it all goes well and congrats to the winners.
Beverley W

Sue from Wiltshire said...

That is lovely and fresh looking, like yesterday. Suitable for all ages. Very cute. So many pretty dies and stamps this year. Need to win the lottery lol.

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Brilliant card would never have thought of using a "cupcake" image for a baby girl card. However it really works.....love it.
Good luck with the shows
Hugs

Patricia xxx

Lacelady said...

Yep, definintely cute Sue. So pretty, I just wish I had a little one to make it for. Congrats to the winners. I'm determined to watch your shows, though I might have to record them, as I have a visitor today and tomorrow. (Helping me to layer a quilt, ready for hand quilting).

Gail said...

Good morning All,
What a lovely card to cheer us on this wet horrid day! Congrats to the winners.
Gail C x

Crisco said...

Oh what a cute, cute card ! Congratulations to all the winners - looking forward to today's shows.

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue you are probably on your way to the studio right now. The card is gorgeous I love those cupcakes and the stand and the pink is beautiful. I will be recording your shows we are off to London to see Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit I'm very excited. Yesterday I ordered tickets for Ally Pally things have calmed down a bit at home. Congratulations to all the winners. Have a great day. Love Jackie

Micky French said...

What a lovely card so different for the occasion.
I will be watching and recording your shows today and can't wait.
Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
Hugs to all from Michelle xxxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue lovely card today my grand daughter would love it. Thank you too I am over the moon to be one of the winners today, this has just made my day. Hugs to all who need them today. Sophy n Gren

Marion said...

Hi Sue a very pretty card and different from the normal baby card,as you no I don't like the big bows so would change that.
Marion H

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Morning Sue A very pretty card, the cupcakes are very cute.
congratulations at the lucky winners.

I feel like I have won the lottery because I have found a my wedding outfit!! Ann Balon!!
Went to 25 in Bourne End they are such lovely ladies who help you try all the different designers I would highly recommend them.
Looking forward to watching the shows later.
Well enjoy the day everyone
Crafty hugs
Cameeli xx

PharmacyMichele said...

What a beautiful card. I wouldn't have thought of using cupcakes on a Baby card but it looks so good. I'll have to record your shows to watch later. Well done to the winners.

Michele

englishrose897 said...

Smashing card today, congratulations to all winners. Have a great day. Sally

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - such a pretty card and so on trend. So looking forward to watching your shows today. Congratulations to all the lucky winners. Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue. So different for a baby but so yummy.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
Xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Wow !! this card really 'sings' to me, I love it !!
Those cupcakes look 'good enough to eat' haha.
Looking forward to your shows today, have already programmed them to record, as won't be back from Church in time.
Congratulations to the very lucky Winners !! enjoy your goodies.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

marg said...

Hello Sue
What a lovely shade of Pink and I love the Cupcake Die and stamp
Looking forward to the Tool Shed !
Happy birthday Shirley!
Congrats to the lucky winners!
Love marg

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue lovely card. Hope you demo this today.
Denise X

Rachel Taylor said...

Lovely candy coloured card .i shall be watching.congrats to the winners

Crafty hugs Rachel x

Jan.moogie said...

So sweet and very pretty card today Sue, those cakes look good enough to eat.xx

Debbie Tinks said...

Love the card Sue ..will be watching the show
Today..happy crafting ..x

Helen Kington said...

Morning Sue - this is really a lovely card so pretty. I can't wait for the shows today and for some more inspiration. Sue if you bottle your energy you could sell it for lots. Thanks in anticipation for todays shows.

Congrats to the winners 'I should be so lucky lucky'

Camelli I am so pleased you found your outfit now you can really enjoy the day as very proud MIL.

Have a great day all Helen xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, love this baby card with the cupcakes. The background paper is just right with the cupcakes. Will be watching later. A very wet day here today, perhaps it is getting all the rain out of the way before next Sunday.

Love Rosemarie xx

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card Sue, will be watching today

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely way to welcome a new baby.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Will be watching today as it is pouring with rain so not going out and hoping to finish wedding card.
Hugs to all and happy crafting
Love Tina x

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, a very unusual baby card, but works perfectly, love the soft pink and ivory. Looking forward to the shows. Bx

BridgetCG said...

Ooops, forgot to say congrats to the winners, enjoy your goodies. Bx

Susi Mortimer said...

Morning Sue and everyone,
Simply lovely card yet again Sue.Hope you had a great time yesterday at Rushden.
Congrats to the winners.
have a nice day everyone.
Susi x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
I don't do cute myself but I honestly didn't think cute when I saw this. I saw "sophisticated baby" Could've done with one in blue for yesterday.
I shall be watching the shows so break a leg!
Best wishes.
Ang x

Maryann Laursen said...

Ooooooooh this is so cute Sue, I absolutely adore this card here, it is so cute and so beautiful made, and no matter what you say, then I think, it´s close to the top, just gorgeous.
I hope, you´ll have something great in your sleeves for us on the show today, I´ll be there, that´s for sure he he.

Fieldsend said...

Morning Sue, such a gorgeous card and love the technique. Will be recording it today cos have company for tea. Have a great day.

Love June
xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes from a dull Grey autuminal Bolton, but the sun will shine at midday when you light up my lounge with your lovely smile Sue, im thrilled you are with Dean and not DB (sorry) or id have to record but miss all the helpful tips I SO badly need to help me ! Its the first time Ive been able to watch a live show as the market dates have always clashed so Im thrilled to be at home today.
Happy Birthday Shirley have a lovely meal out with your family.
Cameeli - SO happy and relieved you found your wedding outfit and you had a lovely experience to boot... So... Come on spill the beans : ) sounds like us moms are almost ready for our 'special' day Tina, hope all ok with the plans.
We start with our 1st mom of the bride next week : )
This beautiful cute pretty card today really is full of Sunday smiles, I too would never have thought of welcoming a new baby with cupcakes but it really works.
One thing I have never been able to afford to buy is a complete set of stamps and dies that go together, its something Id love to save for as it really does help bring everything together beautifully, as do the felt flowers, so I think I must treat myself to a few pieces of felt soon.
Have a great time today Sue. Cant wait to drewl over ALL the new goodies.
Congrats to all the winners today, enjoy your gifts.
Love you.
Lancashire Steph xx

Carole Z said...

Hi Sue and congrats to all the winners! What a darling card, I love the candy colours! Looking forward to your shows today, hugs Carole Z

Joanna Dickson said...

Good morning Sue. What a brilliant, fresh idea for a new baby card. It makes such a change from the traditional cradle, crib, pram etc. Which I am guilty of making myself. This would work brilliantly for either sex. Yet again you wow me. Lots of love, Jo xx

Victoria said...

Good enough to eat! A really scrumptious card, so pretty. Looking forward to the shows today. Best of luck Sue.

Lindsay Martin said...

Morning all, love the cupcake theme today Sue, a great way to have them without putting on weight! Well done Cameeli on finding you outfit, have you got your accessories too? Let's hope you can relax now and enjoy the last few weeks of the run up now. Well done to all this weeks winners, looking forward to today's show, went and mended my fences today nice and early so I could treat myself to some Sue time! Xxx

Lindsay Martin said...

Morning all, love the cupcake theme today Sue, a great way to have them without putting on weight! Well done Cameeli on finding you outfit, have you got your accessories too? Let's hope you can relax now and enjoy the last few weeks of the run up now. Well done to all this weeks winners, looking forward to today's show, went and mended my fences today nice and early so I could treat myself to some Sue time! Xxx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi. Wow what a lovely card - those cupcakes look good enough to eat, yummy! ;-) Think I may be one of the winners but need to check as my name spelt differently! Woohoo if I am and thanks, but if not me congrats to the Sonja Stephenson and all the other winners! Have a great day :-) xxx

Hilary said...

Good morning Sue. A truly scrumptious card today!
Congratulations to all the lucky winners.Looking forward to your shows later. Wishing everyone a good day. Love and hugs. Hilary xxxx

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said....

Hi Sue, what a sweet card! Looking forward to your shows today.

Hugs, Belinda. X

karenlotty said...

I LOVE this Baby card So right for today's young mum's Congrats winners

samantha wade said...

Very pretty card, looking forward to today's shows, xx

JESSIE said...

MORNING SUE
A REALLY PRETTY CARD IT'S VERY DIFFERENT.WOULD ALSO DO AS A BIRTHDAY CARD

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue
Oh what a delicious looking card almost good enough to eat, so fresh looking absolutely beautiful.
Will be watching today as well as recording, so pleased you are with Dean and not that women who dribbles on and on! Horrid weather up here but you will brighten the day and no mistake.
Cameeli delighted to know you have won the battle I am sure you will look so beautiful, all your hard work has paid off well done.
Congratulations to the lucky winners enjoy your special prizes.
Warm wishes and hugs to those who need them.
Margaret corgi owner

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Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card today. Mind you, you never ever do anything else but make stunning cards. This card certainly works for a baby card, and who doesn't like cupcakes. It was my grand daughters birthday yesterday (12 yrs old). And she wanted a recipe book for cupcakes which she received. She would have loved a cake like this. Will be recording your shows as usual. like Lanc Steph I'm glad your not on with DB as she talks right over the demonstrator and never stops to give them a chance to speak. it's as if she's doing the show on her own, and as if she's the main attraction,( which she's not). So glad you found your outfit Cameeli we all said you would find something that was just perfect. And I'm so glad the ladies in the shop were so nice. Hope everyone has a nice day and hugs to everyone who needs one.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, gorgeous baby card, thinking outside the box as you always do! Will be watching your shows today and recording as well.
Well done Cameeli I bet you look fantastic in your outfit, now you can relax and enjoy the run up to the wedding.
Congrats to the winners today, enjoy your prizes.
Take care, Jess x

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
What a scrumptious card! Lovely background paper, stamps, dies, felt flower etc.
I had never thought of cupcakes for a baby card as I tend to think of prams, cradles or tiny feet as my focal point, but I think the cupcakes work really well in your lovely card.
Looking forward to seeing your shows today. It is a little breezy and wet in West Sussex today so I will not feel guilty watching TV when there is so much to be done in the garden!
Best Wishes
Lesley S

Alison Couchman said...

Very pretty card today. I love the way you've cut the sentiment into two flags. The problem is that I really don't get the whole cupcakes thing. I can see they are pretty but it's a trend that's been going for ages and I can't see why. That said, I have been told I'm not a proper girlie 'cos I hate shopping and don't buy shoes unless I need them. Maybe I'm missing the girlie gene?
Congrats winners and have a lovely Sunday all.
Alison

Sandra said...

Good morning Sue,
Beautiful fresh pink and whit girlie card today, love that paper!
Can't wait for inspiration packed shows today!
Hugs
Sandra x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
I'm with the other Alison I'm afraid in that the card is very pretty , but just don't do or understand the cupcake trend! For the life of me, I just don't understand the fuss over a little cake! Still, each to their own. Congratulations to the winners and looking forward to your shows today, already set recorder. Love to everyone, Alison xxx

sued99 said...

This is so beautiful. Looking forward to the shows today.

Susan White said...

Love this card - it would be so cute for a little girl's birthday with the number of cakes being her age!! Thank goodness I haven't yet made my great-niece's card! Congrats to the winners, Susan x

alimecca said...

Hi,
Forgot to say that I'm so pleased that you have got your outfit Cameeli, must be a weight off your mind. Love Alison xx

iReneM said...

Oooh, a 'delicious' baby card.
Those cupcakes look good enough to eat.
It was so lovely to meet you yesterday, Sue.
ALL of your samples on the blog are an inspiration but they are even more amazing IRL. I wish I had taken more photo's.
I loved the demo's I was able to watch and wish I could have stayed all day but my dear aunty who is nearly 90 was coming to visit and I don't see her very often so had to get home.
I hope you will be at Colemans again real soon. So much stock sold out which proves you are very good for business, LOL
I have the faux quilled flower dies on order, which was just one of the dies that disappeared off the rack.

Well done, Sue, and thank you for your excellent, inspirational demo's.

Hugs
Irene
x

Jacquie said...

Hi Sue,

This is such a gorgeous card, so pretty. Love the cupcakes on the stand and how you have set it all inside the aperture. Beautiful.

Congrats to all the winners.

Love & Hugs

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

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
Amazing card today, love the freshness of the pink. The cupcakes look divine and no calories.
Looking forward to todays shows - long awaited.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

hollyberry said...

Very different card for you today but it is so pretty and definitely cutsie!Looking forward to your shows today.

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, this card is so different but I like it!
Happy Birthday to Sue's mum, and to Shirley. Hope you both enjoy your day.
Hugs to all that need one xx

Beryl Treble said...

Meant to say congratulations to the lucky winners!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Super card, so pretty and pink!
Will record the shows.
Veronique L

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Great card for today !! I love the cupcake stamps and dies, they are very cute !! I love the colours you have used to. Not long to go now, Sue. I will be glued to the TV set !! I can't wait to see all the new goodies and samples on your shows.

Cameeli, I am so glad you found your ideal Wedding outfit. I am sure you will look great on the special day !!

Shirley Terretta, I hope you have a very Happy Birthday today !!

Pam, I am always thinking of you. I hope you have a good day.

Lots of love everyone, love Tres x x x

scofessex said...

What a lovely card so versatile. Looking forward to your shows today

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card. Very pretty, cute and girly. Looking forward to your shows, recorder set as well. Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

Pearl said...

Morning Sue, just getting ready to watch on CnC, the card is fabulous and the cakes look good enough to eat!

Craftihappiness to all, love from Pearl

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card, congratulations to all the lucky winners, just about to turn on tv and be inspired
Best wishes, Pat

Meg said...

Hi Sue, very pretty card - I would make it a birthday one.
Happy birthday Shirley T - I want to be 42 next as that was my age when my first granddaughter was born and she will be 23 on Monday - I want to go back to her baby days all over again. If only.

Margaret O
xxx

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
I AM WATCHING YOU ON THE BOX HEHE
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

hazel young said...

Stunning card Sue just watching you on tv so a prefect sunday xx hazel

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful sweet card these cupcakes look great.Just watching the show.
Have a good day.
Helen Terry xx

lynda said...

Hi Sue & Wilsonettes TV IS ON getting ready for your shows. Today's card is a different take on the usual baby cards but I love it the cup cakes look delishous love it .
Congratulations to all the winners enjoy your prizes .
Camille sooo pleased you have found your wedding outfit you will look stunning now you can breath .
Also agree with Steph glade your not with DB enjoy your day Sue .
Happy birthday Shirley enjoy your day. Thinking of you Pam love & hugs to Sue & all who need one xxxx

Carol S. said...

Brilliant card again today. Recording the shows to watch when I am ironing! Hugs, Carol S.xx

Maggie said...

Hello Sue. Watching you as I type. Great stamps. Want so many and can afford so few! Will remember them for the future. Love all the cards and waiting in anticipation for the demos. Hope you have fun. xx Maggie (better without a bow)

Tracy Reid said...

Hi im new to this blogging and ive been missing out sues designs are just brill cant wait to have a go at some x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a very pretty card today and I love the candy pink. Typing this whilst watching you on TV with Dean and I can see my wish list growing by the minute!

Sirley T - a very Happy Birthday to you.
Cameeli - so glad you have found your outfit at last.
Congratulations to all the blog post winners, enjoy your prizes.

Now must turn my full attention back to the TV so I don't miss any of the demonstrations.

Frances

fluffycat said...

Sorry, that should be Shirley T. fingers were watching the TV! :-)

terrie said...

Beatiful cupcake card...
Congrats to all the winners.

camelot67 said...

Good afternoon Sue,

There seems to be two trains of thought so far as todays card is concerned, but I am definitely in the "love it" camp. This particular die would fit so many different occasions and the two things - cake and celebration that is - are natural soul mates, at least in this household they are. Thank you Sue for sharing this with us today and congratuations to all of todays winners. Hope you enjoy the rest of your day Sue.
Margaret A.

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

I am running out of superlitise to say, what a lovely card, so pretty.

I am recording your shows today and will watch later.

Congrats to all the winners, looking forward to seeing you on Saturday.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Alice G said...

Fantastic card, looks good enough to eat. Not sure it fits a new baby sentiment but any other celebration would make it perfect for me.

Alice xx

Lesley Griffiths said...

This one is a bit on the cute side but not overly so and it is for a birth, so this one gets the thumbs up from me. The execution is as always superb.

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Hello again!!
Yes all the ladies on the blog brought me fairy magic and good luck Thank you!! But Sue's flowers inspired me to be brave and go totally LILAC including elegant hat!! As I really love deep blues and purples, but too dark, but Lilac just seemed perfect!!

Tina hope all goes well next week.
Only 6 days now to Ally Pally looking forward to it enormously!!
The day is dull but somehow it is full of magic!!

Cameeli

Vie Carter said...

Leaving this comment whilst watching you on tv

Love the new ice cream and sweet stamps

Today's card is really beautiful and so of the moment

Well done to all you lucking winners!

Vie
x

Glass Daisy said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely to see you back on our screens today. A trim Sue.....I wish I knew your secret lols.
Sonia x

Pam said...

Hello Cameeli, so happy to read you have finally found your dream wedding outfit. I am sure you and all our other Mother/In Law of the brides will look stunning. Happy birthday Shirley, love your style. Love to all Wilsonettes and happy days to you.

Debra Denman said...

Hi sue
Just got in from work and popped you on so watching as I email. Love the card it's so cute. The stamps are lovely. Back to the tv
Congratulations to this weeks winners.
Debra x

Janice K said...

A very pretty card with equally pretty embellishments. Congratulations to all the winners.x

Anonymous said...

A different look to this card and definitely girly too. Great looking cupcakes & the felt rose looks fab in the centre of the bow.
Adstar

magpie said...

Helloooo Sue and all the wonderful wilsonettes! Ooooo, love it, love it, love it! It's a "sugar and spice and all things nice card". So so pretty and although it can be used for a lot of occasions, I love the baby born theme. Stunning Sue and could just "eat" it!! I'm recording your show so I'll be able to watch it soon. But what I saw of the string pearls package I'm chomping at the bit! Kitty, great news that you're going to be a grandma again! Shirley, "Happy 29th Birthday" wishes to you and that's a great idea of yours! Janet, have a great time in France knowing that you're back in time for the Wednesday card giveaway should put a spring in your step! Jackie, hope you enjoy the Blythe spirit show. Angela Lansbury is a great actress, bedknobs and broomsticks...what happy memories! Loved both films. We've booked to see Warhorse in October and can't wait. Cameeli, fantastic news that you've got an outfit! Wonderful! Congratulations to all the lucky winners too on the comment game. Wonderful! Enjoy your prizes! Take everyone, sending love and hugs to those who could do with one today xx Pam, thinking of you xx Love Karen xx

Kate's Cards said...

Cute! Xxxx

Joanne K said...

Good Afternoon Sue, have just sat and watched the tool shed and thoroughly enjoyed it. You and Dean were so funny. Really love todays card. Congratulations to all the winners. Kind regards Joanne K x

ComfyCrafter said...

Oh my, stunning card. I've spent a fortune during tool shed today. Sue, your designs are stunning and inspirational. I can't wait to get my hands on my new stash. I've been reading your blog for awhile, but finally signed up today. Truly inspirational, beautiful pieces of artwork. Thank you. Xxxxxxx

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue, What a pretty Card I so Love the Colour I'm not usually a Cupcake Card person but I really love how you've put this Card together the fabulous flower, I really love The Pink Striped Paper. So now you've won me over with this Stunning Card as always.
Well I've just sat and watched Two Fantastic hours of you on Create and Craft and I Loved every minute and I was so pleased you were on with Dean, I Love the New Products (Embellishments) your Cards as always were Out of this World so Rich and Opulent, You Work So Very Hard, thank you Sue for Sharing.
Take Care Sue Love and Hugs from Sam x
I'm taping the 5:00 p.m. Show.
To All The Wonderful Wilsonettes I truly hope you're all well and enjoyed watching our Fantastic Sue on Create and Craft I know you'll agree with me she was terrific as always. Take care all. Hugs from Sam
Congratulations to the Winners.

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, This card is so pretty, love it. The show was brilliant, good to watch you and Dean together, loved the embossing of the scribbly glue. Was going to sit on my hands but somehow things just seemed to jump in y basket lol.
Congratulations Mrs B on winning a Sue original. well done.
Cameeli so glad that that you found your outfit, you can now relax a little and enjoy the build up, you will look perfect in lilac.
Shirley T Happy Birthday, enjoy your day with your family, I like your thinking.
CraftySuetoo Happy Birthday to your Mum.
Kitty congratulations on becoming a Granny again.
Congratulations to the lucky winners, enjoy your prizes ladies.
Pam thinking of you.
Take care everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Marisa Job said...

Hello Sue! Such a beautiful card! Love it!! Hugs!

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Lovely card, these dies would be so useful fitting for both male and female cards. Loved the show, and WOW so many samples, will record the 5 o'clock show as I know I would be interrupted if I sat to watch it! It was lovely Nick
emailed and they actually read it out - so pleased.
Congratulations all you lucky lucky winners.
Take care, love Brenda xxx

Cameeli - so so pleased you found an outfit and had such a lovely experience doing so.

Kitty - congratulations, enjoy your new grandchild when it arrives, keep us posted.

Tina - hope your plans are going well and that all is well with you.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Shirley T hope you're having a lovely day also to CraftySuetoo's Mum and anyone else who is having a birthday or celebrating something special today.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card - I love the colours - very pretty.
Enjoyed watching the Tool Shed and now looking forward to the 5.00 p.m. show.
Bye for now.
SandraPxxx

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue I'm late today I've taped the shows my son john has just completed the great Manchester run the training has been long and hard at 48 I think it's a great thing to do for others.cant wait to see the shows I'll see the 5pm one love always June xxxx

Crisco said...

Loved all your samples on C & C today plus all the wonderful tips. Great to see you again ... it's been too long.

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue,
Love today's card cupcakes are just right for my daughters birthday in June ( the one you brought the blossom cutters from the States for) .
Really enjoyed the show at lunch time but spent more than I should have or intended too !!! Looking forward to the next show.

Hugs
Jean D
Xx

Jean Deane said...

Sorry , congratulations to the winners today and a very happy birthday to Shirley
Hugs
Jean D xx

nattyboots said...

I am loving the clean cut lines of this one Sue
Take Care
Elaine H x
Forgot to say Congrats to all the lucky winners

June Horrocks said...

Congrats to all the winners today xx

Annie Pennington said...

Love the cupcake card. Great show today, I really enjoyed watching it:) xx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
WOW how adorable is this card I love cup cakes so sweet stunning love everything about it .. hugs sarah xxx

SusanP, Kent said...

This card is so pretty. The Justrite set is quite different from anything I've seen before and looks so versatile. I enjoyed your first hour on the Tool Shed (had to record the 2nd hour for later). No doubt everything will have sold out by the time I've made up my mind what I 'need'. You really excelled yourself with the variety of card samples.
Sue

SHARICA said...

Nice Bright sweet card today .. xx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Hi Sue,
Sorry I missed your dhow this morning but it was because I was at a Craft Show...I needed a thing or two so I just had to go...well it would have been rude to let my friend down! Lol! Today's card is just gorgeous and I love the colours and the new stamps too.

Love Sheila xx

Cathy Davidson said...

What a pretty card, I love the aperture and the ribbon/seam binding I must try to get some, I loved the show this morning how do you keep cool working with Dean he is absolutely crackers but so right for the craft channel, thank you Sue for a great day
Cathy xx

Blue Rose said...

Sue, that is just too cute. Looks good enough to eat. Great job. Congrats winners.

Sillymummy said...

Such a sweet card! Cheers :-)

Crafty Lark said...

Love this card Sue, everything about it is so gorgeous. xx Flora

Anonymous said...

Wow!!! What a fantastic card, as always Sue your card is amazing!!

Jaqui
Derby

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. Thanks for a lovely comical 2 hour show. You little madam, we all heard you regarding those 'pesky' flakes -do it do it lol !
How lovely of you to acknowledge Shirley T's birthday she will feel so honoured I bet just hope she hit the red button before going out to lunch !
So lovely to hear familiar names and congrats to you winners : )
Taping 5pm show and miffed as Im missing so much help - Ive tried, but I just cant listen to DB undermining brilliance and art when her projects dont seem to have moved on from her early days. Sorry dont mean to be rude, but it seems my feelings are shared by many friends here.
Your demo's were truly amazing Sue. Thank you xxx
So lovely to hear Pam and Nick's email.

Love you all.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Sue!

I love everything about it, the colours, the die cuts, the background paper etc. etc. etc. It's all lovely.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Vanessa Lee said...

Hi Sue
Have loved the shows today and am sure to try the glue technique. The stitched flowers are definitely on the list after yesterdays card and today's show. The cupcakes are a delight. Thanks for all your hard work in sharing in all your cards with us. Congrats to all this weeks lucky winners. Happy weekend all.
Vanessa x

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Pretty card, loving the frosting on the cupcakes.
Great shows today.
Donna Jones

Christine C said...

Hello Sue and Everyone
Firstly I must say how thrilled
I was to see my name in the winners list WOW I,ve been on cloud nine all day I will treasure
my prize forever.
I love todays different card so clean, fresh and yummy.
Cameeli so glad you have got your
outfit sorted I bet it,s stunning.
Happy birthday Shirley.
taped todays shows going to
watch them later.
hope everyone has been ok today.
from Christine C and Ella

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
WHAT A CARD. SMASHING CUPCAKES, DO YOU KNOW HOW HUNGRY YOUR MAKING ME FEEL. LOL
SMASHING SHOWS AND NOT ONE THING I DID NOT LIKE. NEED TO GET A SECOND JOB AS I WANT IT ALL. :-(
YOU REALLY HAVE GOT ME GOING WITH THE FLAKES AGAIN. VERY ADDICTIVE.LIKE THE EMBOSSING WITH GLUE ON THE MASK, GOING TO TRY THAT. THE GLUE DOWN THE ICE CREAM WAS A BRILL EFFECT.
WELL DONE EVERYONE OF THE WINNERS.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Anonymous said...

Saw most of the shows, Sue - really loved the plum card with the mulled wine gilding flakes and thanks for all the lovely samples and new tips (liked the squiggly doodles - shades of Jason Pollock!)

'P' in Wales

SO glad you have The Outfit, Cameeli, and that it was a great shopping experience - eventually. You'll be a vision in lilac.
Happy birthday, Shirley T - good that you had a shout out from Sue and agree with Steph - lovely to hear lots of our blog friends mentioned - inc Steph and Lindsay, Pam and Nick and lots more.

Myra P said...

Hi Sue
Hi Everyone,
Ooh Sue, what a cute card! I dont usually like overly cute cards but this is lovely! I loved yesterday's so much I bought the stamp! When the Bailiffs come for the piano it will be all your fault!
Happy Birthday Shirley! I like your style!
Cameeli , so pleased you got a lovely lilac outfit and and an enjoyable experience into the bargain!
Have seen small part of Toolshed! Dean is hilarious but I thought the Wilson Twosome worked very well!
You look great Sue.
Congratulations to all the winners today and to yesterday's winner - I forgot to say that yesterday! Grandchildren and co just left and I'm a little tired!
Love to all,
Myra

heather harrison said...

Hi Sue. A really lovely card and would be so nice for a birthday card. Cant wait to watch the shows as I recorded them. Thanks again. Heather H.xox

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Congrats to the winners. Love today's sugary card

CraftyJo said...

This is a super 'girlie' card.

Karen Drew said...

Beautiful card. Loved your demos on Tool shed. the ice cream one was a favourite of mine. I did succumbe and buy the stamps.
Luv
Karen xx

Jean Z said...

hi Sue, Very pretty card, I have recorded the shows as I have been to Blackpool to watch my Daughter and Grandsons run a half Marathon.
love Jean Z xx

Helen Barker said...

Very different card,but I love it.Stunning felt flower too.
Helen Bx

Anonymous said...

I love all your work, i saw you today on create and craft, stunning cards and you looked lovely too.
Mary xx

Joan Donaldson said...

Hi Sue, love the card. Unfortunately I didn't get to see the shows today. Got new computer and having lots of trouble with it, am near tempted to see if I could get my old one fixed. Thought it wasn't worth it as it is 9 year old, but having second thoughts. Rant over. Hopefully it will let me on tomorrow.

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Theresa Pace said...

hi Sue. fab-u-lous shows. but that Dean talks too much. so tempted to buy but then i need to keep some pennies for ally pally xx

Laura O said...

a really pretty card .well done to the winners .Laura O

Tandy said...

Hi Sue,
Such a pretty card. Congratulations to all the winners. Enjoyed the early show with Dean but couldn't watch all of the later show DB puts me off. Cameeli so glad you got your outfit I am sure you will look fantastic. Shirley t hope you had a lovely day. Love and hugs to everyone.

Annie said...

This is so cute! Loved your shows, gorgeous cards and gorgeous products and gorgeous you! You're looking great. We were spoilt today, you twice and Barbara!
Lucky winners, congrats!

Sonia Jones said...

Lovely card today. I love it hugs Sonia x

Theresa said...

Hi Sue
Today's card is most definitely a change from the norm
But I do like it It works very well
Loved the shows today dd email ya on both shows and attached a pic to the first one don't know if you got to see it or not Sue
Bought loads from today and from Julia.
Now I have retired I can have a play
You take care Sue
And congratulations to all the winners of cards both on here and on C&C.
Love Theresa x

julie laz said...

Hi sue, lovely card,
and fabulous show's today,

I have a name for yours and Dean's invention,
PVA EMBOSSING
how's that lol crafty hugs Julie xx

Norah McPhee said...

Good evening Sue,
A beautiful card that can be for many occassions not just to introduce a beautiful new life to the world. Since more brides are now having cupcakes wedding cakes instead of the traditional 3 teir it would be.
Oh how i did enjoy your show with Dean today as he is almost like a cheeky little boy who is always upto mischief. It always seems such along time between your visits to our screens. I know that we are so very, very lucky to have you doing your videos and that you must think us greedy for wanting more of you, but you have a style like no other. Thats me got my recordings to keep me going until your next screen appearence.
Happy birthday Shirley, i hope you have had a terrific day. Well done to all our winners this week, enjoy your prize.
Cameeli i am so very pleased you have found you perfect wedding outfit just waiting for you to step in to it, now you will look a picture like our other gorgeous wedding mums.
See you all tomorrow hopefully,
love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil)

Janice Wallace said...

loved todays cards, here and on the show. I hope you managed to sell DB a leaf die, she obviously likes them.
Are we going to manage a "mother of the bride" photo gallery. It would be lovely to see the up coming wedding pictures.
Cheers
Janice W

Delilah64 said...

Thoroughly enjoyed all of your shows on Create and Craft today. I recorded them all and just finished watching the last one. I like to wait until everyone has gone to bed before settling down to watch, so that there are no distractions. Absolutely Brilliant! :-)

Sandy H said...

Very cute. I wouldn't have thought of using cupcakes for a new baby card - senior moment when I looked for the third flag saying "Thing".

Glad you've found your perfect outfit Carmeeli. Now you can relax and enjoy the build-up to the big day. Hope you had a fantastic birthday Shirley. Crafty hugs to Pam.

Wonderful Tool Shed show today. Thank you for all the demos and tips.

Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

dragonswing said...

Where can I get the cupcake die cut? Love it.

Vick said...

Very Cute card Sue, different for you, loved the shows, you have been so missed, hugs, Vick xx
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Ayelet Barkay said...

wow! such a sweet card :)
Those little cupcakes are the cutest!

Alice G said...

Beautiful cad

Alice G said...

Beautiful cad