Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

Hello friends!  This card isn't maybe as flashy as the ones that I usually put on offer for the card giveaway, but it is quite pretty in real life.  I hope you don't mind, but I like to change it up sometimes so that there are different styles to appeal to different tastes.  So I am hoping that you will want to leave a comment today to be in the drawing for this one!  I started with a piece of decorative paper from my stash (Teresa Collins, I believe).  I added a smaller panel that was done out of coconut white card that I embossed with the Illusion embossing folder.  I cut the largest die from the California Collection Decorative Frames Set B out of white card and inked through the die with Tattered Rose distress ink before removing it.  I stamped the sentiment from the Becca Feeken's stamp set called Friendship Vintage Labels Seven.  I cut it out with my California Collection Set A largest size.  I inked it with Tattered Rose as well and mounted it atop the other die.  For my embellishments, I stamped the Justrite daisy three times using a black archival ink pad.  I cut out only the daisy head, leaving the leaves behind.  I coloured them with Distress markers (Tattered Rose, Scattered Straw) and mounted them on foam around the lower corner of my sentiment, slightly overlapping them.  Using Cosmic Shimmer dries clear glue, I added some to eachh of the centres and sprinkled them with Diamond Snow for a bit of bling.  I cut some of the Fern Trio die and added them as well as a messy bow tied from white seam binding and white tulle.  I matted the entire piece on a double white mat and added Cosmic Shimmer white PVA glue dots around the edge as accents.  The final touch was three flatback pearls in the upper corner.  Finished dimensions are 7 1/4" x 8 1/4" in size.  I'll announce the winner on Saturday's post.  All for now, Sue x


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Pam said...

Good morning Sue and all on the blog. Wonderful card today, gorgeous.

Steph hope tests went well yesterday, Mrs B and everyone, thank you for hugs, they boost me every day.

Have a good day everyone

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue.
I like it when the verse is on the front of the card, Sue it is beautiful, thank you. Take care all Kitty

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Flashy or not, a stunning card, I would treasure this creation. I really like what you have done on this.
Have a great day

Patricia xxx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, I love it. The Illusion embossing folder works so well on this one, as do the flowers and the background paper : )
Pam, sending your daily hug, I am so glad that you take a little comfort from us all. It is always good to see your name at the top of the comments : )
Take care.

granny p said...

So different for you Sue. Nice to see how you have lots of elements and bring them all together in a stunning card.

Patricia Youdell said...

Good morning Sue
Another lovely card and I love to see your different styles
Pat x

Evelyn Sinclair said...

Love the asymmetry of this card and I have all the elements apart from the daisy stamp so must try it. Hugs from Ireland. Evelyn.

Pearl said...

Another fab card today, mabe not as flashy but wonderful!

Craftihappiness to you all, love from Pearl

TDQ Karen said...

Such delicate colouring and a pretty style, what is not to like? I spent yesterday making stained glass windows, pleased with the result and the dies are fantastic. Was surprised quite how long the glue took to dry but the final result is great. Thank you so much for sharing the idea, and of course designing the wonderful Calabria die xx

Anonymous said...

Each day I am thankful for ... waking up and seeing your lovely cards. Today's is no exception. Don't think I would ever describe any of your cards as 'flashy' - opulent, extravagant, stunning, downright gorgeous certainly but always in the best possible taste!! (An old TV joke - ask OH.)

'P' in Wales

Marion Bull said...

Totally gorgeous Sue, what a beautiful card. I received my new Art Deco embossing folder yesterday and now I will have to put the Illusion one on my list! Does that list ever get shorter? Thanks Sue for all your inspiration
Marion B xx

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Well you have not disappointed me your cards are stunning I love this one I would love to win any of your cards thank you for sharing your talent with us crafters thanks Tracy w x

Granny Smith said...

Another beautiful card and the verse is lovely, I will have to put that on my wish list.

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely card for today's giveaway, I will have to add this folder to my wish list, I don't stamp but I have a daisy like die so that might work.
Love and hugs to all
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, I think this card is perfect, from the layout to the colours used, and love that background paper. The verse is really meaningful. I would love to win any of your cards. Bx

Eemeli said...

Fabulous creation! Maybe a bit too "peachy" to my taste but the design
and those pretty-pretty-pretty fuzzy-cut flowers are very nice.
Take care.


Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
I'd love to win this one, it's gorgeous. Love the colours, dies and composition. The fern dies make perfect leaves for the flowers.
Hugs, Rose

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a beautiful giveaway card I love it. The Illusion embossing folder is so clever it looks different each time you look at it (you'd think you'd designed it like that lol). Like Nanna Tina I don't have the stamp but do have a daisy die I could use. I love the verse another 'I need' I'll never be rich.
I hope everything went well yesterday for you Steph.
Myra P that was so funny yesterday and 'P' in Wales I got the joke.
Hugs x
Heather T

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Looks like quite an easy card, but equally pretty, I love it !! especially the fern trio die-cuts and the daisies, it all 'works' perfectly together. I would love this card.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. Another stunning inspirational card - thank you. It's wonderful to see the sentiment take centre stage, so often we treat them as "afterthoughts".
Sue xxx

Debra Denman said...

Hii Sue. This is a lovely card I am not sure why your apologising for it. I think it's perfect. As you say not everyone like really fussy cards. I would love to win it. Thank you for posting it. Have a lovely day all.
Debra x

SHARICA said...

Oh I Adore this card .. I Would love a card like this .. would hand proudly in my craft room :)

Rosie said...

This card is certainly 'flashy' enough for me. I would love to win it.

Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue
Your cards could never be flashy only beautiful. Love everything about it. I have these leaves and can't stop using them, a really pretty card and I love the use of the stamped flowers. Thank you for yesterday's video tutorial showing us in detail how to make the roses.
Love and hugs
Dawn Searle xxxxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Morning Sue what a pretty card I love it. I've even got a special place for it to go. I like it when you make have the verse on the front. Take care xxxx

Debs A

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I would love to win this card, it is beautiful. All the elements go together so well. I love the flowers, haven't got them but think I could improvise.

Love Rosemarie xx

Maureen Killen said...

Good morning Sue,
This seems to me to be a pretty, calm card. I know calm is an odd word to use but that's how I feel when I look at it! x

trent999 said...

Morning everyone,
Sue, It's always exciting to see the new card when it goes on every morning and this is another lovely card. I love the sentiment stamp. Another really beautiful card with another favourite colour.
Hope everyone has a great day. Take care Nick xxx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Today's card is absolutely stunning! I would be honoured to own this! Your cards are never flashy Sue, they are always just simply gorgeous. I love the sentiment and the leaves especially. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs to all.

Nicola Belshaw said...

This is quite different to what I would expect you to do but it is still a very lovely card. I do like a card with flowers xxxx

Anonymous said...

Another lovely card, I too love the sentiment on the front so much interest to look at all the way through. Thanks Sue. Mabex

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue, "Every Time" I come to your Blog each morning you bring me as always Beautiful Cards, and I've Never once disliked any, as I'm a huge believer you can gain knowledge from your Awesome work, You Inspire me so much, I started following your Blog when I first started Card Making, and the way you give us a Breakdown of how you've achieved your Card really helps and gives Confidence for the likes of me to have a go!
I Love the Beautiful Teresa Collins Paper and your Awesome illusion Embossing Folder so Striking with such detail.
I just Love The Sentiment and The Stunning Daisy Stamp from JustRite, I have The Daisy Stamp as with all JustRite Stamps they are great to work with, they Stamp so clear, I love The Beautiful Fern Leaves and as always your Stunning Messy Bow.
Once again using your California Collection Decorative Set B and California set A I Just Love The Inking using
Tattered Rose Distress Ink from Sir Tim Lol!
I also Love how you've added Diamond Snow to The Centre of The Flower for a little bling.
Another Awesome, Stunning, Beautiful Card.
Sue Thank You So Very Much For Sharing, The Inspiration You Give To Me Daily, The Fabulous Photograph Shots to gain close up details.
Take Great Care Sue Love and Hugs from Sam x
To All Sue's Blogger's I hope you have a great day, and "Good Luck To The Wednesday Gift Giveaway"
Hugs from Sam

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Sue. Yes, this card is quite different from what you usually show us but it really sings out to me ~ I love it! The sentiment is beautiful and the colours gorgeous, I've got my fingers crossed!! Hugs,
Maggie x

englishrose897 said...

Good morning Sue and all followers.
Fantastic card this morning.
Enjoy your day
Sally x

Carole Z said...

Hi Sue, I think this card is stunning..I would be thrilled to win it! Hugs Carole Z X

Jan.moogie said...

What a gorgeous card and that embossed background WOW. stunning. You have done your usual magic Sue and I for one would love to win it.xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is so pretty. I have ordered a Grand Calibur and I can't wait to get some A4 embossing folders. Your work is such an inspiration. Have a great day. Love Jackie

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. What a beautiful card today. I would be so pleased to win this card. Its nice to see something different. Everything works so well together. Thanks for sharing your ideas with all of us. Hugs Heather.x

Aspiring crafter said...

I think this is quite beautiful-love it!
Would look good in my little craft room!!!
Take care,
Xxxto Pam

Janette MacArthur said...

Thanks again Sue for yet another beautiful card. I love the Illusion folder & must add it to my collection! This is definitely one I would love to win!
Big hugs, Janette xx

Nanny Jo said...

Hi, Sue....first day back from a week's holiday and I missed your beautiful cards! This one is so pretty, the colour is very feminine and girly. I love it! Jo xx

Nadine said...

I love today's card, Sue! The design with the the patterned paper, flowers and sentiment is really nice, and peach with coconut white card is one of my favourite colour combinations. And, of course, your California dies and quilled ferns are gorgeous. Thanks for posting this one!


PharmacyMichele said...

I think your card is stunning & would be delighted to win it.


snowqueen62 said...

Morning Sue and everyone
Another lovely card for the giveaway love the colours -all very pretty I would love to own this one.

I'm very excited this morning as I'm picking up my new puppy from the rescue centre so may not be able to comment regularly but I will be looking in every day as usual.
Take care everyone and a big hug to all who need one.
SueC xx

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue beautiful card and the verse is so lovely. Love all the bits and pieces and techniques explained so well. Thank you for sharing, take care everyone x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
We all have different tastes but I wouldn't have thought for a second that anyone would be disappointed to have this land on their doorstep. Wonderful sentiment.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Lilian said...

Hi All, another beautiful card, stamping is my thing.
Do you cut out first and then colour or vice versa?
As someone already said such a lovely calming colour.
Best Wishes Lilian

TOB said...

I would love this creation to stand in my craft room, who wouldn't. It's simply gorgeous. My beautiful daughters birthday today and MINE tomorrow. She loved her card made with dies and stamps from Sues collection. Have a good day everyone. Hugs Theresa x

Rachel Taylor said...

Another beauty , i live the colours .
Crafty hugs Rachel x

Victoria said...

I just love your cards that mix embossing and stamping, and this one is a perfect example of that. Love the flower centres, so pretty. The sentiment is also heartfelt. I would love to win this card!

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
This is so my type of card, I love it! I really like it when the sentiment has centre stage so to speak.
Gail Cx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. It does not matter what you do with your cards they always look beautiful but this one as you say is different from your bling cards. I love the way you use a load of different dies and make them all work togeather. The embossing folder looks different each way you turn it its a must have for my collection and the fern trio with the flower heads are lovely so pleased i have got them. Hope you are having a great time with your family.
Best Wishes.
Denise x

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue,

This is gorgeous, love the colours and the papers. Your embossing folders are ace, guessing these are new due to come out lol?!

The verse is brilliant Becca does do some really wonderful verses but I notice she does not do mail order from her blog so does she have a web site that we can purchase from? I have always loved her verses so it would be great to get hold of some.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Vick said...

Well Sue, it is a little different but i am sure there will be so many takers for it anyway as it is still a gorgeous card, i love it, and love how it looks, and its great to have some variety!! have a great day hunni xxx Hugs, Vick x
My YTChannel vixcrafts
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Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, loving the peach and white colours and the touch of bling on the flower centres.
Donna Jones

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
This might not be flashy ( your word!) but it is lovely. As others have said it could easily be adapted for those who don't stamp by using flower dies. I personally like the stamped flowers. Pam pleased you're doing so well. Snow queen enjoy your new fur baby! Steph & Norah hope today is better. Jean hope your son is ok. Cameeli we are all waiting to hear how the wedding went! Love & hugs to everyone, Alison xxxx

barbiepinkfairy said...

Beautiful thought provoking verse, I love it when a sentiment is the focal point of a card. Love it! Xxx

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - lovn that Ilusion EF - I can feel another fave coming on! Thanks for the great video yday - the pinch and roll tip will make all the difference I think as when I've made them before using the stamp and rolled the petal edges over a brush and then assembled, without pinching and rolling, they never looked like yours did - know I now why!
Clare W

Marianna Hammer said...

This card is so lovely. I know it would want to live with me :)

linda boyce said...

Hi Sue this is so gorgeous l think you need to go to sec savers ,its a super card as always hugs linda

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, I think anyone of us would love to win this card, if is beautiful! Love the dies and do love the stamps too. Love Jean xxx

Sue Dunn said...

Good morning Sue. Today's card is. Just as lovely as your others, in its own way. Anyone would be happy to rec

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Thank you for today's gift - it may not be a 'fancy' as some of your gifts but still very desirable and I am still more than happy to be a foster mum.
I love the colour scheme of today. Simple and very tender and the format is truly gentle and will fit any occasion whether with a little bit more bling or even taking the ribbon away.
Am here back in Sheffield and so today is one of those days where I have to now unpack and get everything back into place here. So no crafting for me today. I hope that there are some of my Wilsonette sisters out there who feel the same when returning home - I hate unpacking!!
Take care everyone and see you tomorrow.
Janet x

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Hello - it's me again I forgot to say that all my beautiful Sue Wilson dies and folders etc were waiting for me - They look absolutely fabulous and my fingers are itching!!!!
Janet x

Anne O said...

Hi Sue
I think this is a lovely card and I would love to win it! I like the sentiment and I like the composition. Flashy? I don't think I'd ever describe any of your cards as flashy! Complex, perhaps, but never flashy and always inspiring. best wishes, Anne O

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue, there is no need to apologise for a slight change in style. I, for one, like variety. The card is beautiful.

Rosalind x

Anonymous said...

Really lovely Sue, like all your cards maybe I can be that good one day x

Aquarius said...

This is so beautiful and the colours are lovely. I love the way you combine various folders, dies and stamps to such wonderful effect

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Don't know why you would think this beautiful card wouldn't be liked as much. I think it is stunning and although it is nice to use dye cut flowers these are really beautiful too. The designs are always excellent and something we can aspire to or adapt to what we have in our stash. Thank you for bringing it to us and not hiding it away. Certainly a winner.

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card Sue.
Gr Elly

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love this card, great colour and fabulous sentiment

floss said...

Hi Sue,
A beautiful card and sentiment. It's time to get my patterned papers out again. I keep buying them but don't like using them. Nothing new there then. I have just the place in my craft room to display this lovely card if I were lucky enough to win it. Thank you. X

Joan D said...

A very different "Sue"card,but oh so lovely. Pretty colours and flowers. Love the plain coordinated with the patterned
paper. Xx

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Just my colours just love it. Love the flowers
I did my interpretation of your card yesterday and I am very pleased with it. Changed the flowers as they would be too big for posting. Hope you are enjoying your time in USA and not working too hard.

scofexxex said...

Morning Sue, another beautiful card as always

floss said...

Hi Skybluepinkpixi,
Did you get my message yesterday ?

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - well you may say this isn't as flashy as some of your cards but I think it's beautiful. I love the colour combination and if I could produce a card like this I would be more than pleased. Love your use of different dies too. Best wishes

Beverley Arthrell said...

Morning sue,
Another great card, i do so love these soft colours that give warmth too a card. I too like a verse on the card front as well.Enjoy youre day.

Anne Crawford said...

Beautiful card! I love the daisy stamp and how you have fussy cut them, also the fern dies and background paper, I don't have this folder but could try the Art Deco one, as they are all lovely.
I'm with you Janet , I don't mind packing to go on holiday, but absolutely Hate the unpacking and all it entails!
Hugs to all xo

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Today's card may be a little different but it is just as beautiful as your usual cards. I, like many other of your followers would be over the moon to win it!
The colour, embossing folder, daisy stamp and dies all go so well together.
Love Lesley S
From "sunny at the moment West Sussex"

Beverley Arthrell said...

Morning sue
I do love these soft warm colours and i too like the verse on front of card as well.Thank you once again foranother wonderful card.
Enjoy youre day sue x

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue a pretty card I haven't seen the fern leaves on cards before but they look great on this card. might have to add them to my list.
Denise X

Jackie Durrant said...

A very soothing card Sue, doesn't need to be flashy!! The words of the sentiment are so suitable. Love from Jackie D

karenlotty said...

It may not be flashy but it is beautiful I don't have all of the tools but I'm definitely going to try something similar There's a saying which I can't remember the wording but basically means if we try to copy it's sincerest form of flattery... Would love to win this

Hilary said...

Good morning Sue, and everyone.
Your cards are never flashy Sue - just very elegant, tasteful, and absolutely stunning!!!
I love today's creation, with such a beautiful verse, and whoever wins it will have something to treasure.
Wishing you, and all your Wilsonettes a happy and healthy day.
Love and hugs. Hilary xxxx

Lilian said...

Good morning Sue! What a stunning card you have put forward for todays giveaway. Love the sentiment.

Crafty Hugs
Lily Xx

Sheila Lampard said...

Morning Sue
A beautiful card with all the right elements. Love the colour too.
Could I be lucky enough to win a second card - it would look so good next to the first one!!
Enjoy your day.
Sheila x

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, Gorgeous card today, love the colours and the sentiment. The daisies are stunning. Hugs to you and your Mom, have a lovely day together.
Pam hugs and love to you.
Norah hope you are feeling better and your hills have sunshine on them.
Steph hope the tests went well.
Snowqueen happy first day with your adopted puppy.
Lynne M hugs to you and fur babies
Cameeli where are you? come back soon.
Take care everyone.
Hugs June xxx

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Another fantastic card, so beautiful, love the fern leaves with the flowers. This would take pride of place on my desk. Keeping fingers crossed, and good luck to everyone else.
Have a great day.

Marion said...

Hi Sue I love this card ,the colours are beautiful and would love to own it.
Marion H

GeeBee88 said...

Hi Sue and all, really like today's card and change of style. The embossed mat makes a great background to the sentiment and flowers and I love the colour.

Have a good day everyone! Gx

Helen Kington said...

Good Morning Sue - This card is beautiful and the verse is perfect. Thank you for all your inspiration.

Steph I hope all went well yesterday. Pam I love it when I see you first on the blog hope each day brings you some sunshine. Cameeli I hope all went well and you enjoyed the day. To anyone who is in need I send a big hug.

Helen xx

Jean Z said...

hi Sue, beautiful card I just love these stamps, must get them love Jean Z xxx

hollyberry said...

Lovely card today,don't see why anyone wouldn't want this card it is as beautiful as any others

June Horrocks said...

Love the card sue the flowers are stunning love it love to Jill have a nice day love to all xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue lovely card today, thank you for sharing, you are such an inspiration to all. Hope all with everyone. Hugs to all who need them today. Sophy n Gran

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and fellow Wilsonettes,
Sue, we come on to your blog for our daily dose of inspiration and delight, we are NEVER disappointed no matter what the goodies that you have in store for us and today is no exception. Not everyone likes all the pigs and whistles and to get inspired to do something totally different for others is fantastic. This card is really beautiful and magical in a totally different way from normal. I think this verse is us on this blog as we do have lovely friends who are the family we would choose for ourselves. Thank you for bringing us that continuous supply of magic each day.
Steph flower, thinking of you today as i know you will be sore and worried, but please don't. Take it as easy as you can but i know from personal experience keeping as busy as able to takes your mind off the pain, but take care.
Sue C (Snow Queen) ooooh i can feel that excitement as you are waiting to go and pick up the newest member of your family. I wish you a lot of joy with your new "baby" as there is nothing like having a lovely soft head to stroke or silky ears and they love you no matter what which is lovely and so soothing and stress relieving. I wish i could take Tia out for a walk but i think i would need to be on a pair of rollerskates and just be pulled along behind, but on second thoughts, if i can't stay up straight on my own two feet, i have no chance on a pair of rollerskates. Making friends with the pavement comes to mind somehow.
Teresa(Tob), i hope your daughter has a lovely birthday today. Now as my mum would say "couldn't you have held on for another few hours" when she could have been your birthday present. I have almost 7 years bar 4 days between my children and my daughter always wanted a wee brother for her birthday. The way she seen it, i was already 3weeks overdue so what was another 4 days? I ask you, just seeing that it wasn't her with this ever expanding tummy that was pushing on everything inside.My mum wanted him to be born early so that it could be the 18th of July and easier for her to remember, as i was June and my daughter August, both the 18th so that would make it nice and simple for her to remember. The thought "yes mum, i'll do that just so that you can remember easily" came to mind and i don't think. But it was like waiting for a number 7 bus, you wait for ages and then 2 come along at once making it a very expensive week.
Well from a rainy day Glenochil (not Georgia) with the clouds having a rest on the top of the hills (I didn't realise how tiring it was being a cloud) i will wish you all my dear Wilsonettes, a great day and if the sun isn't shining above you, i hope it is in your hearts. Sending gentle hugs to our delicate friends who need them the most,
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil)

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. I agree, it is a very pretty card and I love it. SueL

lorraine taylor taylormadecards said...

Good morning from a very warm sunny scotland ( very north) yes I said sunny warm scotland!
Sue you cards are beautiful even ones that im unsure on are beautiful, especially to everyone else this card is lovely,althrough Im not a stamper fan I do like the flowers your colouring is fab the shading is perfect. I think thats why I don't stamp I cant colour!!i had all the pens still couldn't get it right. When I do try again it still looks a mess, practise in my case does not make perfect!!
I love the colour on this card,i love the embossing folders,and,the dies are to die for!! The leaves are stunning, and wow that sentiment is perfect.
Great card sue.
Haha norah, suppose we would need to leave a bit to get home with lol
Hugs to all enjoy your day whatever you do
Hugs lorraine

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, another beautiful card today
I think it is gorgeous and flashy enough
for any taste.
You know we are always sending you hugs
Pam and thinking of you hope your time
back to work went well and is filling
your time till you start recovering
from your tragic loss.
Nancyd xx

Marleine said...

Hi Sue,

Lovely card. Like the humph! The flowers give, goes well with the softness of the background. X

lorraine taylor taylormadecards said...

Good morning from a very warm sunny scotland ( very north) yes I said sunny warm scotland!
Sue you cards are beautiful even ones that im unsure on are beautiful, especially to everyone else this card is lovely,althrough Im not a stamper fan I do like the flowers your colouring is fab the shading is perfect. I think thats why I don't stamp I cant colour!!i had all the pens still couldn't get it right. When I do try again it still looks a mess, practise in my case does not make perfect!!
I love the colour on this card,i love the embossing folders,and,the dies are to die for!! The leaves are stunning, and wow that sentiment is perfect.
Great card sue.
Haha norah, suppose we would need to leave a bit to get home with lol
Hugs to all enjoy your day whatever you do
Hugs lorraine

lorraine taylor taylormadecards said...

Good morning from a very warm sunny scotland ( very north) yes I said sunny warm scotland!
Sue you cards are beautiful even ones that im unsure on are beautiful, especially to everyone else this card is lovely,althrough Im not a stamper fan I do like the flowers your colouring is fab the shading is perfect. I think thats why I don't stamp I cant colour!!i had all the pens still couldn't get it right. When I do try again it still looks a mess, practise in my case does not make perfect!!
I love the colour on this card,i love the embossing folders,and,the dies are to die for!! The leaves are stunning, and wow that sentiment is perfect.
Great card sue.
Haha norah, suppose we would need to leave a bit to get home with lol
Hugs to all enjoy your day whatever you do
Hugs lorraine

lorraine taylor taylormadecards said...

Good morning from a very warm sunny scotland ( very north) yes I said sunny warm scotland!
Sue you cards are beautiful even ones that im unsure on are beautiful, especially to everyone else this card is lovely,althrough Im not a stamper fan I do like the flowers your colouring is fab the shading is perfect. I think thats why I don't stamp I cant colour!!i had all the pens still couldn't get it right. When I do try again it still looks a mess, practise in my case does not make perfect!!
I love the colour on this card,i love the embossing folders,and,the dies are to die for!! The leaves are stunning, and wow that sentiment is perfect.
Great card sue.
Haha norah, suppose we would need to leave a bit to get home with lol
Hugs to all enjoy your day whatever you do
Hugs lorraine

lorraine taylor taylormadecards said...

Good morning from a very warm sunny scotland ( very north) yes I said sunny warm scotland!
Sue you cards are beautiful even ones that im unsure on are beautiful, especially to everyone else this card is lovely,althrough Im not a stamper fan I do like the flowers your colouring is fab the shading is perfect. I think thats why I don't stamp I cant colour!!i had all the pens still couldn't get it right. When I do try again it still looks a mess, practise in my case does not make perfect!!
I love the colour on this card,i love the embossing folders,and,the dies are to die for!! The leaves are stunning, and wow that sentiment is perfect.
Great card sue.
Haha norah, suppose we would need to leave a bit to get home with lol
Hugs to all enjoy your day whatever you do
Hugs lorraine

Debbie Tinks said...

Stunning card Sue the colours...bright and sunny ...happy crafting ...x

gwen70 said...

Absolutely stunning Sue, will have to do this one, well something along the lines of yours, I just love it

Donna said...

Hi what a wonderful card. Just right to brighten up the day

Lynne Mills said...

Hi Sue, what a beautiful card. Love this set of stamps , I use mine often. It looks like the fern die will have to go on my must have list. Thanks for sharing , anyone would be delighted to win this card. Lol lynne m x x x

Spent most of yesterday on garden duty to prevent little b's from digging up bulbs and new plants. However , knew that the kitchen floor needed washing twice!!. Why twice you may ask , well every time I wash the floor ( very large L shape) my little divas sit at the back door watching me then when I have finished they run around the garden to gather up speed launch themselves through the door hit the floor and slide the length of the kitchen. The expression on their faces is priceless. This is done over and over until they have to lay down for a rest. This is when they are contained in the lounge whilst I wash the floor again. Perhaps instead of a gymnast Tilly wants to be an ice skater!!

Lynda- Annie, Bambi and even Costa-Lota ( freddy) are gorgeous. Good job Terry didn't want a snake aaarrrggghhhhhh.
Norah - wee soul her ambition !!! Tilly is so not graceful more like a bull in a china shop bless her. Sending you gentle hugs and lol hope you feel better soon x x x
Lindsay - sending you gentle hugs cuz of your poorly rib. Glad your mum's ankle is getting better.
June & Karen - hugs to you from poochies
Steph - hope all went ok yesterday.
Snowqueen - have a great first day with your puppy.

To all on this wonderful blog - hugs from my fur babies and me x x x x

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Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love any style that you come up with, love this card.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

ros hodgkins said...

Hello Sue, This card is truly stunning in every way, Colour shape words flowers, and one that I will be trying out this week.Thank you
X Ros

sonja_w said...

I really like this card and would love to win it. The fern leaves and flowers working together really well and I love the distress ink colours. Might be different to your usual style but definitely different in a good way. Have a fab day xx

Maggie C said...

Hello Sue, the sun is shining and your card is lovely. Great start to the day. I love this. I am so glad you have used the fern die cut as I was hesitating about getting this one but shall do so no longer. It's a winner - so maybe I will be too! xx Maggie (better without a bow)

Supernan Sue said...

I really love this card, the colours are superb.
Thank you for the chance to win it, so fingers crossed at this end.
Sue xx

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Brenda Lello said...

Good morning Sue,
This card is gorgeous love the way you coloured flowers and it showcases your fern dies (which I love ) beautifully.
You always bring us inspiring cards and this one is no exception - LOVE IT.
Wishing everyone a good day, take care, love Brenda xxx

Jayne S said...

Wow.. this is a stunner, I love it. I must order your fern die as it is lovely.

Gail said...

Another fab creation -what's not to like about it - it's truly luvly xx GailT xx

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Maryann Laursen said...

Another stunning card here today, just beautioful as usual hun.

Heather Rogers said...

Well how could you possibly think we would not want to receive anything that you have created?

Your cards are always stunning but I know what you mean. When you make them every day there are some that you feel are better than others yet all may be lovely in their own way. Today's card is no exception. I love the peach and the flowers and leaves are lovely.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Joan Donaldson said...

Morning Sue, the card is lovely. I think we would all be delighted if we won it.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card Sue , i so like the subtle tones
Elaine H X

Glennis said...

Fabulous card and I love the verse

Nikkinoo said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, very serene! Nina

Nikkinoo said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, very serene! Nina

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue and all Wonderful Wednesday Wilsonettes.
Each day I look forward to opening this wonderful blog, and to see Pams on top again reasures me that although a struggle, she has strength.
A beautiful offering today Sue thank you.
Thank you for all your thoughts, bless you, struggling with an infection in my jaw, but haho, struggle is what im use to : )
Good luck to our Wilsonette Sisters (and bro) for the draw.
Have a good day. Cuddles to all that need.
Love you.
Lancashire Steph xx

hotpotato said...

It's a really lovely card Sue and I'd love to win it.

weefortune said...

Hi Sue and all commenter's

It's a beautiful card and anyone would be delighted to receive it, lovely warm colours, hope everyone
has a great day, Hugs Elaine x

Angela Allen said...

Hi Sue
What a great card again,and a lovely verse,the flowers are beautiful.
Love Angela x

nannapat said...

Who wants flashy when they can have something as beautiful as this? Fabulous card Sue, I love the delicate colours in the background paper and the flowers. Pat x

Janice Wallace said...

What's not to like with this card. So many ideas for us to use. Personally, I like a patterned background, love the sentiment, and the overall layout works very well, showing us not to be too symmetrical.
Janice W

val jones said...

Good Morning Sue.
Beautiful card. Love the sentiment.
Love Val in Spain x

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
There is nothing not to like about this card. So much interest and I love the colour. It has a very serene feel.
Amanda x

Lacelady said...

Good morning Sue, are you kidding? I would never turn down any of your cards, regardless of it's style. To me, they are all gems!

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Love the verse.

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
What a beautiful card why anyone would not welcome the opportunity to win this card I just don't know. The colours and embossing are lovely and the flowers, leaves and that famous bow are fantastic!
I do so agree with Nick it is wonderful to see your demos in peace and quiet.
Special hugs to Pam and Steph hang on in there girls, you can do it. x
Warm wishes and hugs to those who need them.
Margaret corgi owner

Julie Kay said...

Another beautiful card Sue... such lovely colours for this time of year. Hope I win Crafty Regards Julie Kay x

Anonymous said...

Pretty card. Take care. Claire

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Your card doesn't need to be flashy to be beautiful and today's card is Beautiful!! Love the colours always my fingers are crossed.

Love Sheila

Annie Pennington said...

I love to see different styles Sue. This one is gorgeous:) Love the huge flowers:) xx Annie

fame01 said...

HI Sue
Great card today very fresh looking .. real pretty, hugs to all who needs one.. Sarah xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, your card is gorgeous. Very summery with the stamped sunflowers and your pretty die cut leaves. I love it.

camelot67 said...

Good Morning Sue,

Well it may not be flashy (as you put it) but it is beautiful nonetheless and I should love to be its caretaker. Thank you for sharing and I hope you enjoy the rest of your day
Margaret A.

Stephanie Mallon said...

Morning Sue
I am a relatively new crafter and new to your blog, and although I am supposed to be working right now, I can't stop reading your blog and looking at all the beautiful inspirational cards you create. You make everything look so easy on your videos. Your dies and embossing folders are a must have for me and I'm busy making a list as we speak.
Enjoy your day :-)

terrie said...

This card is just as flashy as your others is beautiful...I like all the embellishment that you added on this card...
Well done Sue

Craftycatty said...

I love this one Sue, everything just says to me... yip... that's for me..and I know who to send it to. Such a lovely sentiment... am gonna check out the stamp set. Thanks for your continued inspiration.

Roisin said...

It doesn't really matter what you do with a card Sue.....they are all beautiful! Love this. Have a good day. Fingers crossed!!

Annie said...

GM Sue and bloggers! I really love how you've done this card, it's beautiful, big bold flowers and sentiment is lovely. Perfect just as it is!
Hugs Annie

Delilah64 said...

I can't imagine any reason why anybody wouldn't want to win this card. It's beautful.

Nic xx

Terry Owen said...

Just beautiful :)

julie laz said...

Hi Sue, all your cards are beautiful I don't think I've ever seen a bad one sue, I have not commented on your cards for the last couple of days, (sorry about that)
My 16 year old son has very bad asthma attack and was rushed to hospital Sunday, it was a very bad few hours waiting, then he passed out, the asthma is now under control,
Now They just can't get his heart rate down its 140 and he is on full oxygen, we now just have to wait, and I hate waiting, any way I came home for a cuppa and sat here and had a look at your cards and comments, I thought I would let all my Wilsonet family know, I will take all the HUGS that people give on this blog to my son. crafty hugs Julie xxx

Susan rusman I got you message thank you, hugs Julie xx

craftycarol said...

Good Morning Sue,
What a pretty card today...I love the flowers they are big and bold and just what I like to see.
Carol xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, another gorgeous card today, what's not to like! Surprise surprise, I even have all the elements to make this wonderful creation. Thank you again Sue for all your inspiration. Take care, Jess x

Nana on the Hill said...

What a lovely card, and such a beautiful sentiment. The embossing folder & flowers sets it of a treat.

Mary Burton said...

Hi Sue,
Such a serene card today, the soft colours and beautiful sentiment would add a touch of grace to any body's home. Good luck to all to win this beauty.

Jill Liddle said...

Indeed, a very different card today, but still lovely.

Emily said...

Very pretty card, Sue. Your new die cut leaves are so beautiful. Thanks for giving us the chance to win such a gorgeous card

Maureen Bleay said...

Just love this card and the apricot colouring. The embossing shows the leaf dies off to perfection and the sentiment is so right for the card. Thanks for all the inspiration Sue. Hugs Maureen Haven't commented for a couple of days due to a few days away in the smoke and a very sad occassion to go to. Will be back in full voice now hopefully!!

Robin said...

Lovely colours - like it!

Myra P said...

Hi Sue,
How could we ever put Sue Wilson's card and boring in the same sentence? Never! The card is so soft today and gentle , the daisies and fern look gorgeous. Lovely sentiment too. Love what you've done to the centre of the flowers.
I said I'd make roses last night ! Nope - was too tired! Why do they make Care Homes so hot? Picture looked pretty good! Butterflies were coloured very imaginatively! However Sue everyone loved your flowers and leaves. Two ladies asked if they could make something to send to great - grandaughters! So we made simple cards and they were so chuffed! Thanks Sue!
Karen thanks, I did have fun x
Norah been in stitches at your tired clouds! Ours here today must be exhausted because they not moving ! x
Heather T glad you saw funny side - it just tickled me and I typed a howler fairly recently!
Happy birthday to Theresa's daughter and to you for tomorrow Teresa xx
Janet hate unpacking and all the mess that goes with it! x
Julie so sorry about your son. How worrying for you sending you both love and hugs xx
Steph - ouch that sounds painful - so sorry you have an added pain. x
That's all folks, I think!
Love to all, Myra

Lorraine Freeman said...

Good morning everyone :)
Sue today's card is different but still bears all the hallmarks of a Sue Wilson creation with all your attention to detail. I love it and would love to win it :D

Ivonka said...

I don't know what you mean Sue - I think this card looks every bit as glamourous as always!!! Yx

Meg said...

Hi Sue,
I know lots of people like daisy type flowers so this should be a great hit with them.

Margaret O

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Sue!

I love this card, the colours are fab, the flowers are pretty and the sentiment is lovely.

It would be a great pleasure to own this card as much as it would be to have any of your other cards.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Kate's Cards said...

Lovely soft colour palette.

Angela Wade said...

Good Moring Sue and Wilsonettes, hope your jaw infection clears soon Lancashire Steph, you must be in agony.
I like today's card , Sue and other cards you've shown previously using this lovely 'Hello Daisy stamp '. I've just checked, as I thought this is one I already have. I do and I've got it with me!! I have quite a few stamps now and sometimes forget exactly what I have got LOL.
I have started cataloging all my stamps, dies, ink pads etc. but is a work in progress, especially as I keep adding more.
Does anyone else have this problem ??
Best Wishes all,
Angela in Dubai x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi. Lovely card Sue. Love the colours. Have a nice day and hugs to all xxx

Virginia Davey said...

Hi Sue you say this card is not as flash but it is so nice to have a card with a verse on the front LOVELY thank you

hazel said...

Hi Sue
It may not be a Flashy card but it is so very beautiful, a card anyone would love to win and own. Those flowers are beautifully coloured Sue and love the design
Take care
Hazel G xx

Linda Kember said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely card, I just love the peachy tones and the composition. Have a good day. Linda K.

jane stillman said...

The contrasting colours of the background and flowers is fabulous x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card Sue. Anyone would be thrilled to win this. Thank you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

Beth T said...

I love this card-please don't ever apologize for any of your creations!
I especially liked how you inked the die cut piece behind the top sentiment layer-it adds extra depth to the card as if you had matted with another layer of paper. This would go thru the mail much easier because the flower feature is flat.
I know I could never add all those pearl dots as evenly as you, but they add so much.
Thanks for sharing--

CraftyJo said...

I don't mind you doing 'less flashy' at all ;) Mind you, even your less-flashy are more flashy than most people make LOL.

Jean flowers said...

Beautiful card yet again Sue. I love the words on the front.
Hope everyone is having a good day.

Anonymous said...

Good Wednesday afternoon. Another lovely card. The California collection A & B are so useful I tend to use either one on most cards now. I have lots of stamps that I stamp and then use the die to frame the image. Kind regards Sandra Kent.

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful card,I don't mind less fussy, just love how you place every thing. A craft store here is now carring your dies, will have to see which one I would like to get for they are all lovely.
Yvonne N.

Myra said...

Beautiful card. I would love to own it. Myra from florida

Susan White said...

Really really pretty card - love those flowers! Hope I win so I can see up close how beautifully you have coloured them. Thanks Susan x

Pauline A said...

Afternoon Sue,
Another stunning card today and one I especially like since I bought the daisy stamp a couple of months ago but haven't used it yet but after seeing this card I really must give it a try. The embossing folder looks great but I will have to buy it as I am still using your previous collection. This is a card most people would love to display on their windowsill (facing outwards for everyone to see. Hugs Pauline A xx

rachel said...

beautiful work Sue - I love the embossing folder you used - amazing and the flowers are so pretty. Hugs Rachel xx

Mary said...

Hi Sue, how are you today? This card is absolutely stunning & the verse is SO lovely! I wish I could achieve something like that! Hope to be able to meet you, one day! Love, Mary Blight

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Love the "different" card, it is just as stunning. Thank you.

SueC - what a lovely day for you. A new puppy is special.
Steph - Sounds sooo painful. Hope improves soon.

Good luck everybody for Saturday.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What do you mean 'not flashy' it's stunning. So often less is actually more and I love the look of this card - anymore 'flash' may well have ruined it in my humble opinion. Love it.

Beverley W

Ann said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card I really love the embossing folder, think it's one for my shopping list and the backing paper too.
Hope you have a good day.

Ann xx

lorraine (classylady) said...

Hello Sue, Mom and all others fom sunny Majorca. I love this card Sue, because you have got it all mixed in. Stamping, embossing and die cutting. All the things I love, having some crafting withdrawl symptoms just now. Gentle hugs to all who are sad or sore.

Lorraine - (normally Scotland)

yvonne masterman said...

Hi Sue what a beautiful card I don't have the dies you have used but think I could find something similar.keeping fingers and everything else crossed,fingers,eyes,legs cant cross toes as I have broke one.
come on Sheila (Ginger )give us a chance its only a few weeks since you won one don't be greedy,hhahaha. Yvonne xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

I think this card is really lovely.. I think the colour is perfect

Thanks for the inspiration

nuala m

Karen G Ratcliffe said...

Morning Sue
This card may be more simplistic but absolutely beautiful! Love the verse and all the creative features you used on the card. Thanks, Karen

lynda said...

Hi Sue & Wilsonettes first Sue yesterdays video was excellent thank you. Today's card is gorgeous the colour combo so soft the flowers & your leaves ( now on my must list ) all beautiful .love the background & the way all your dies work together brilliant.

Snowqueen hope you new puppy settles in & gives you lots of happy times x x

Teresa (Tob )happy birthday to your daughter today &you for tomorrow xx

Lanc Steph Ooo your jaw sound painful you take care sending gentle hugs xx

Stephanie Malone Welcome to Sue's blog xx

Julie Laz my love & hugs to you & your son, such a worry for you take care he's in the right place.xx

Camille hope your ok xx

Lynne m thank you so much for pictures I love Tilly & Cully,I can see them skating across the floor having fun you should put dusters on there paws & they can polish the floor too he he.What bread are they Lynne
Hugs xx

Love & hugs to all that need them specify Pam xx

Love to you Sue Lynda Brock xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love everything about this card. The colours you have chosen go so well with the background paper.
Veronique L

Janet k said...

He'll Sue, I really do love this card, I can't see why anyone wouldn't like it, thank you for sharing,
Love Janet x

Susi Mortimer said...

Afternoon Sue and all,
WOW what can I say the card is Gorgeous just my Taste I will have to try something similar, Thanks Sue. Have a good day all. Susi xx

Haze T said...

Another beautiful card sue, Love the colours, very soft & pretty & the sentiment is just wonderful, so unique...
Always look forward every day to receiving your cards in my email in-box to see what stunning creation is awaiting..
Crafty hugs

Haze xx

Stephanie Mallon said...

Thanks Lynda for the warm welcome :-) xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

gorgeous card love the Teresa Collins paper pad I have used this pad for so many card backgrounds so versatile. The die cuts are beautiful my wish list is growing and growing each day lol!!!!
I am down south with my Daughter at the mo so will try and post this

HUGS TO ALL Annx without an "e"

Micky French said...

Lovely card Sue, I would be proud to own it.
Hugs to all
Michelle xxxx

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