Thursday, 28 August 2014

Winter Wonderland

Hi there crafters!  I have a lovely card for you today showing off my new Christmas dies.  I was over the moon with how this one came out and I think you will like it as well.  The video shows you in easy steps how to make this beauty and it isn't too long either!  I have, however, missed extra taking photos of this card, so sorry!

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Pam said...

Hello Sue and everyone, another stunning card today, so frosty looking, lovely, your inspiration knows no bounds, wish mine was half way there.
Alison, I am so sorry the news was not good for your Aunt, big hugs for both of you lovely ladies.
Wheelybad, please take care, you will have a lovely time with Alex for his birthday, you don't want to miss that.
Dianeandchips, you must feel so much better with your new cast, did you have a backslab like me, so awful and uncomfortable. New physio yesterday not happy with swelling, said I must rest more, feel as if it is all going backwards, oh well, must get on with it.
Love and hugs to all the special people on the blog, including my three little men, Baby Leo, Sam and Rory xxx

cebelica said...

This one is very stylish and elegant. I love it! Hugs! xx

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
This card is stunning, I am sure we have seen it before, but will watch video later, off to the gym
Carol x

Rosie said...

Lovely card. Will watch later.

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Good Morning Sue and all the crafty crew!!
WOW I wwill be over the moon too if my card looked like this beauty... I love the white on white and the bauble is just so exquisite!! Will watch the video later.

Pam, sorry you are having a tough time, be kind and patient with yourself, hugs Cameeli xx

A grey start here but like Carol I am off to the gym, have a good day everyone.

Cameeli xx

Linda28 said...

Hi Sue, I absolutely love this card, it's got so much atmosphere all cool, crisp and frosty looking, just right for Christmas. Am waiting ever so patient for my dies to arrive! Will watch the video after work. Hugs to all. Linda.

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue,


Love, Roz.x

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you, another stunning card. I have received some of your new dies, they are just brilliant so big thank you, and they cut perfectly not enough hours in the day. To all wilsonettes have a good day and take care Kitty.

Nicola Belshaw said...

This card is simply exquisite. I love the idea of cutting out apertures and then layering over the top. Can't wait to have a go of my own x

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue. Love this card it's stunning. Hazel x

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. I'll confess to already having watched this video, the card is gorgeous. Finally had a play with my new Christmas dies yesterday, they cut beautifully and pop out of the die without any trouble.
Alison, I'm sorry that your Aunt received such bad news, I'll be thinking of you both. Sue xxx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. A fabulous card today. I love the pine bough and am delighted that you have bought it out in this size. The Bauble looks so good too. Can't wait until I get both dies to make Christmas cards like this : )
Sending my daily hugs to you Sue, to Pam and Robbie-you must put your foot right up when you rest it Pam,good luck, to Sandra and Pat-Happy Birthday Sandra, and all of my other special friends and to all in need. Take care.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely frosty looking card, the new dies are great.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful Christmas
card going to try this one today as
I have these dies.
Nancyd xx

hollyberry said...

Such a beautiful,elegant Christmas card.

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue,
Well Sue Everyday Your Cards Inspire Me, Today's Card Is Truly One Of Them. It's Truly Awesome, Striking, Outstanding, And Extremely Elegant And You Must Realise By Now I Love It!
I Love The Vintage Bauble That You've Used, Fantastic Idea To Create Your Apertures From Your Beautiful Pine Bough Die (why don't I think like you!!) Then I Love The Fabulous Background You've Created With Your Pinpoint Floral Brocade Embossing Folder, I Love The Fact You've Placed Your Aperture On Top So Your Embossing Is Peeking Through. Then You've Used The Awesome Vintage Bauble Which Is Just Stunning, It's So Detailed And I Love How You've Placed Pearls Along The Front, It's Even Got Its Own Cap To Place On Top!
I Love How You've Brought Back In The Fabulous Pine Boughs And You've Added The Stunning Iced Snow To Add The Bling Which I Just Love, I Really Like The Way You've Added Glue Dots Around Your Card and Then Sprinkled Iced Snow, Fabulous Messy Bow And I Love The Sparkler.
Sue Thank You So Much For The Terrific Video, Thank You For Sharing Your Card Your Tips And Techniques, Thank You For This Fabulous Blog.
Sue On A Personal Note: Thank You For The Daily Inspiration I Truly Appreciate It, Thank You So Very Much Indeed.
Sue Take Great Care
Love And Hugs
From Sam x
Hugs To All

Alison said...

Good morning, absolutely stunning
Alison Dent xx

June said...

Morning Sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes, well what can I say, I have just watched the video and it is scrumptious, there is so much detail when you make a video and share so much with us, I am definitely going to be making this one. I got my new eBosser yesterday (a birthday present to myself) so will be giving it a try today. White on white, wow........

Pam sorry to hear that the new Physio is not happy about the swelling, they know what they are talking about so if you must rest it then rest it you must. Ask Robbie he will tell you about how important physio is.

Also sorry to hear of the not so good news for you Aunt Alison.

Well have a great day everyone, I am sure many of you will be trying these techniques out today, keep safe, healthy and happy. June Smith xxx

June said...

Sorry Sue, Pam, forgot to ask, what is the size of this card please. June Smith xxxxx

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. This is a gorgeous card. I love the white on white. These new dies are brilliant. Thanks again Sue for all the hard work you have put together every day. Hugs Heather.x

Lilian said...

Hi Sue, very beautiful card, love the frosty look. Lilian

Dawn Searle said...

Hi Sue
Wow wow, a truly stunning ard and as I am lucky enough to have the bough and this bauble die I will try to replicate this card after I have watched the video. The pearls are a very pretty finishing touch.
Love and hugs
Dawn Searle xxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue wow what a stunning card I love this die as it makes some stunning cards. I'm going for my dies at the weekend. I'm now off to watch the video while I'm on my own. See you tomorrow cxx

Take care

Debs A xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Today's gift is the most beautiful gift I have seen for a long long time!
Anyone who wouldn't love to receive this just does not have any sense of beauty at all.!
Traditional is my kind of C.Card and this is certainly it. Will definitely be trying this one for one or two of my very favourite family/friends.

Norah - I can only say that your inlaws have definitely missed out on the most fantastic time of their lives. G.children are one of the most precious gifts given to us. You did nothing wrong.

Sandra - hope you're OK. Missing you.

Pam - The consultant told my daughter to expect swelling anything up to 18months after her escapade of falling down the stairs and demolishing her ankle/foot. She has found that wearing soft ankle boots are helping her as she works. It was February when she did her high dive missing the last three steps.

Wheelybad - please take care and do not try to take things slowly.

Hope everyone is feeling a little better this morning. It's my last crafting day today before I have to definitely sort everything out and pack all that is returning with me or someone is not going to be too pleased.
Take care and be safe.
Janet x

Clai01 said...

Hello Sue
that is one very pretty Christmas card! beautiful, your dies are just fantastic. x

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely classy christmas card, will have a look at all your dies at the weekend as i'm off to a craft show in Leigh with my Mother in Law.


Evelyn Sinclair said...

Very cool and elegant. Have just got the source branch dies so must try this technique out later when I get home from work. Hugs from Ireland. Evelyn x

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
This is my favourite card of all those using your new Christmas dies
Just lovely
Pat x

Evelyn Sinclair said...

That wad meant to be spruce branch!! Evelyn x

Anki J said...

God morning Sue
STUNNING!! again.

Happy Creation;)
Anki J - Sweden

Joan D said...

A beautiful Christmas card all in favour of white and sparkly cards! And this one ticks all the boxes. X x

Aspiring crafter said...

This is a beauty Sue, love these dies and the card is just lovely !
Will watch video later today when I get home,
Pam- don't despair , these things take time and it will settle downx

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said...

Hi Sue, lovely frosty card today. Using the diecut branches and the card they have been cut from gives a nice double image effect. I'm off to Denver tomorrow for 2 weeks, will comment when I can.

Hugs, Belinda. X

tracy w said...

Hi sue
What a stunning. Christmas card loving the videos thankyou for sharing Tracy w x

foxyg said...

A truly stunning card Sue.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. Wow this is a stunning christmas card. Must get the spruse die it will be a very handy one to have. Love your white on white cards. Recording julias shows today. Have a lovely day.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's Christmas card is gorgeous. Your dies are amazing.I will watch the video later with my coffee. There is Julia on the telly it is going to be a good day. Hugs Jackie

Virginia Davey said...

Morning everyone another delicate Christmas card, you would never believe all white cards could be so pretty. Thanks Sue for another beauty card.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Love the frosty look to this card and the subtle bit of colour. Very pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I ad already watched the video on this one. And will watch it again later. Such a pretty card I think the bough die is fantastic, and could be used all the year round.

Love Rosemarie xx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Gorgeous white on white Christmas card cannot wait til later to watch the video.

Pam please take care and restxx

Luv n hugs Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, morning all.
Pam - now its MY turn (Im sure Norah will also have something to say) so be prepared to do as you're told ! LOL ! How many times have you told ME to rest ? Exactly... Do as you say not what I DO lol, REST - FOOT UP - ask about using an ice pack and along with REST will it help with the swelling. Norah - over to you : ) >>>>>

Ooooo Sue, white on white, my all time favourite, I love it. I made something a little similar last year with the wintery setting but used a different main focal point, typed and printed out - for your winter wedding, and used your banner shape for the sentiment (the banner die in different sizes would be mega useful) : ) and with the winter, frosty sparkle I added, it looked like a winter wedding card, so it just shows that your dies are not just for C : )
The bauble is such a pretty die, and I imagin it would look spectacular with the stain glass effect behind it.
It really would put any other c card on display to shame.

Well, I dare say our daughter will be in the departure longe waiting to board her honeymoon flight to Kefalonia, after an upgraded stay at the airport hotel, well if you cant upgrade to celebrate such a wonderful time in your life, when can you ? * Mutters under breath * a few envious words lol
id SO love to be in Greece this year but NO chance since the Diva came to stay ! Hohum.

Its a lovely sunny morning here in Bolto, so to all my many special friends, Corgie Margaret, Tina, Pam and Cam, Eco and TOB to name but a few and you know who you caring lovely friends are, I hope you have a comfortable day, take time to REST, and love yourselves as I love you.
Hoping your day is a lovely one Sue and many thanks for Particraft, the most special place to be.
Love n crafty hugs.
Love you.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Denise Hancock said...

Beautiful white Christmas card
Denise X

Angela Wade said...

Good morning, Sue and fellow Wilsonettes . I absolutely LOVE this gorgeous card !! This was one of my favourites last week !!
I will watch the video later : - )

Pam take it easy and rest your ankle more x

June, belated birthday greetings, hope you had a fabulous day yesterday x. Enjoy your new toy : - )

Hugs to Wheelybad, Julie & Lee, Lanc's Steph, Lynne M and the two little critters, Norah and all in need.

Have a good day everyone,

Angela in S. Wales Xx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Another stunning card, I love, love, love it.
Have a great day

Patricia x

Eemeli said...

Absolutely stunning! I think white on white is such a great look and it fits
perfectly to Christmas theme. I don't know who to make wow-cards but I do
adore them. Elegant overall. Will watch your video a bit later (now in a hurry).

Have a great day!

Hugs from Finland,

Maryann Laursen said...

Oh my goodness Sue, this is sooooooo gorgeous. I absolutely LOVE this one, it looks fantastic and could also pretty easy be made in higher numbers too, and who wouldn´t just loveto get a card like this? I know, I sure would.

carol edwards said...

Sue I love this card, it looks gorgeous in white on white. You have captured a winter's day of ice and snow and it is beautiful x

Debbie Tinks said...

Lovely card Sue .. Stunning .. Off to watch .. Have a lovely day .. x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
Nice card Sue. Love the bauble.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Brooke b said...

Stunning card will watch the video later.

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue This card is beautiful, I have made a similar card to it and just love it! So effective for a Christmas card. Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

carol quinn said...

so classy

Anne Crawford said...

OH, WOW! What a stunning card! & Brilliant Video! I don't have these dies, so can try a different version with holly leaves and snowflake dies, but I think I could be tempted lol! I love the white on white with a touch of sparkle and of course huge helping of Sue magic, we all enjoy trying to make cards like this,but it must be wonderful to receive such a creation!
Pam so sorry to hear about the swelling, you have had to go through so much, I hope it eases soon, great to hear the good news about Robbie.
Belinda, I hope you have a wonderful time in Denver ( it's quite a city) ! My sister lives in Centennial used to be Aurora, and when I visit her I can't get to the craft shops quick enough, but since the weight allowance changed , you have to be so careful.
Norah, I'm so behind in catching up, but I loved your stories of the hair styles, it brought back memories of my mum ( not in the least gentle ) tears tripping me as she pulled and tugged telling me she was making me look like Shirley Temple ( I didn't know who she was and couldn't have cared less anyway) or putting in those pieces of rags at night to make ringlets, I suppose she put a lot of effort in trying to make me look nice!
Hugs to all xo

Marleine said...

Morning Sue ,

Another beautiful card. You are an inspiration to us all, thank you. X

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Just beautiful, If I had made a card like this I would be over the moon.
Will watch video later when the ironing is done.

TDQ Karen said...

Lovely for Christmas especially but whit on white is always a winner xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This is yet another beautiful card - love it. What a clever idea to make apertures from the pine boughs, never thought of that before but shall use that idea now. Excellent tutorial, too. Thank you so much.
Hugs, Rose

Helen Kington said...

Good morning Sue and all out there. this card is just amazing. White on white and sparkly too. I just wish I had half your imagination Sue but looking at your lovely blog each day does help.
Pam please listen to the physio and don't try to rush I was told it would take 9/12 mths for my leg and ankle to get back to normal and true to his word the Consultant was right. Probably not what you want to hear but be patent and rest with your foot up it does help.
I can't go to the gym as I am not strong enough now (and respect to each of you who do go) but off to walk my dog and hopefully we will meet his friends and that will wear him out.
Hope everyone has a good day and hugs are sent to all who need them to those who are worried I am thinking of you and sending up a prayer hoping life gets better. Helen x

gwen70 said...

Absolutely stunning Sue

Glennis said...

Beautiful card - there is something special about white cards -, they really appeal to me

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
This was my favourite card of the reveals, such a beautiful card. I love the apertures revealing the texture of the EF , the sparkly boughs and beautiful bauble too.
Donna Jones

sued99 said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Love white cards.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue
Christmas in a card, says it all.
Audrey O Brien, Wicklow. Ireland

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I think I might make this card for myself and put in on the mantlepiece at Christmas! After all, why make them to send to others and not enjoy looking at them yourself? It's just beautiful and I love everything you have done to this card. Many thanks for all your brilliant ideas and videos. They are much appreciated. Best wishes

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Just love white on white cards, so elegant. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card today. I love the bauble and the bough. This looks so elegant white on white. I love it.
Hugs to Pam and Robbie as usual.
Special hugs to Mrs B and Sandra, happy birthday today Sandra.
Hugs to all in need of one today.
Take care Steph and Norah.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, this is such a beautiful card, just love the bauble. Love Jean xxxx

Cazzie D said...

Good morning Sue. A very frosty Christmas card today. I loved the bough and twigs dies when you showcased them and this is a lovely card to show off the boughs. I bought loads recently and said I can't afford anymore but I think these dies might just have to find their way to my craft room somehow! Caz x

julie laz said...

Hi sue, o my goodness what a beautiful Christmas card, the best one I've ever seen, I only make Christmas cards for family, so I don't buy much Christmas things as don't get the use out of them, but seeing this makes me want to get them just to make this lol crafty hugs Julie xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, what a gorgeous card today, white on white is so clean and elegant, love the dies you have used just might have to have these!
Take care everyone, Jess x

nattyboots said...

Wow and Wow again .

Take care Sue
Elaine H X

Chris Curry said...

Stylish,elegant and Christmassy is the perfect way to describe this card Sue. Thank you. Xx

Marion said...

Hi Sue love this card ,the bauble and bough are beautiful dies.
Marion H

Muriel Kelly said...

This was my favourite card from the new releases, love the white on white and the dies, top of the wish list

Muriel x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very elegant, love wow cards

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Simply love these pine boughs, I have ordered them and waiting for them to arrive so I will be trying to copy this beautiful card. I love it being white and crisp.
Lorna D

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - fab card! Love the pine bough die - had to buy that one as soon as I saw it - no hestitation! and love the iced snow effect on the pine adn the background -will be borrowing those ideas! Another wet dull day - but they say summer is returning next week - mmmmm.... not sure I believe that at the mo!
Clare W

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Really beautiful, love the video, you always make it all look so very easy.

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, This card is exquisite, love the white on white and the bauble is gorgeous and the frosty sprigs are scrummy. Thank you for the great video, you make it look so easy, you are a true inspiration. Hugs to you and your Mom.
Pam please rest, you are doing so well, the physio knows best, it is hard to listen when we don't like what they are saying, hugs to you and Robbie.
Alison I am so sorry that it was not good news for your Aunt, big gentle hugs to you both.
Dianeandchips good new about the stitches and new cast, gentle hugs.
Wheely Bad take it easy, you will have a lovely time celebrating Alex's birthday, hugs to you and Billy.
Steph what a wonderful treat for you and Mr L to recapture the wonderful memoires of your girls special day by watching the DVD, they so deserved the upgrade and will be having wonderful time.
Lynne M loved the chips story, hope divas are not feeling too confined, hugs to you, Tilly and Cully.
Special hugs to Tina E, Margaret corgi owner, Norah and Rory, Jean D, Lynda B, Lindsay, Magpie, Norah and Rory, Meg and baby Leo, Sandra, Mrs B, Anne C, Myra P, Maureen K, Brenda L, Helen K, Janet Echo, Maria A, Angel W, Tres, Ita ,Cheryl, Tandy and of course our Sue.
Take care everyone.
Hugs June xxx

karenlotty said...

Very stylish and very elegant White on white is always a winner in my book

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Wow this is a card and a half so to speak, absolutely stunning. Thank you so much for sharing.
Beverley W

Jan.moogie said...

Really love this card and just had to order the die, thanks for sharing Sue and thanks for Jo Sheen's site.xx

Craftysusan said...

Beautiful and very classy Christmas card Will watch the video tonight with interest. Thanks Sue. x

auscrafts said...

very pretty card

Anonymous said...

Oh dear. ...I NEED! Beautiful! Jean T

utilitygirl said...

A lovely, wintery card Sue - thank you x

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, So gorgeous I love it . love Jean Z xx

fame01 said...

WOW Suue
What a stunning stunning card I love it, hugs sarah xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love the card.
Evis McCarthy.

doreenj said...

Oh it's lovely, Sue, I do like WOW,

Doreen x

CHERYL brown said...

very elegant card for today, just love the dies.
Hugs to Pam for another setback. And hugs to all that need one. Cheryl xxx

Diane said...

Hi Sue beautiful card today I love the white on white look and I think those two dies are my favourite (well for today anyway ). Rather wet here today but travelling to Edinburgh so we don't mind. Have a great day love Diane G xxx
Pam and dianeandchips take care of yourselves and rest! Xxx
Alison that is such sad news thinking of you xxx

ellyscard creatief said...

Besautiful elegant card.
Gr Elly

IVY Cheong said...

Morning Sue,

This card is so pure and classy. Love it. Going to watch the video with my coffee.

Lots of love,

Ivy ling xx

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and Wilsonettes,
Oh Sue i this is my very favourite from all your cards that you have made so far, it is truly beautiful. The differing dimensions that you have going just take this card up numerous notches on the must try scale and really makes it the special card that you want to send to those special people.
Pam, please try and rest that foot as it will all have been in vain if you don't and we want you fighting fit again. Frozen peas work wonders along with elevating that foot of yours. I know you are dying to get back to normal but is it worth another operation and being longer in plaster? Ok lecture over take care flower, sending you a healing hug. If you want to play, sit at the table with your leg on a pillow on another chair with peas on top. Hugs to Robbie.
Happy Birthday Sandra, i wish you a fantastic day flower, enjoy it as your only that age once.
Janet, i didn't just miss the last 3 steps when i broke my back, i missed the whole flight near enough but i still think i came off better than your daughter. I bet she feels that ankle in the cold and wet in the years to come. Did she learn after the first time of falling down the stairs not to do it again? I obviously didn't when i had another 2 goes at it on various stairs, but hey i can still walk(most of the time even if it's on sticks).
Stephanie, as if i would do that? Oh you know me too well flower. When i read your starter i just had to laugh because i had done just what you said before even seeing yours. I think when our brains went awol earlier this year that they must have met up at some point to confer. I went to Kefalonia in 2001 when Rory was 2 just and Kirsten 9. The place where we were booked into was miles from anywhere and the roads(because the pavements were not to be found) was a disgrace. They had more craters and potholes than they had tar and the locals drove like loonies with a death wish. Mum and i paid the £100 pound to upgrade to a place in town but it was 2 rooms, so she had Kirsten and i had Rory. It was full of older people but it was the best holiday ever. There were a few but one couple in particular took an interest in Kirsten and taught her to swim. The man was there every day giving her his scuba mask to even now she can't swim if she doesn't have goggles on. The couple that owned Villa Elena was a young couple and they were so good, the place was absolutely spotless. If your daughter and sil have half as good a honeymoon as we did a holiday, then they will have wonderful memories. I hope the hotel upgraded them free of charge?
Belinda, i hope you have a wonderful holiday in Denver, but remember first stop is sussing out where the good craft shops are and failing good ones, any will do. Have a ball and remember to come back home and not stay.
Hey Diane, you have good taste in getting a red cast but they might have given you a matching one so that you can be coordinated, but it will go lovely with your red top that you have in your photo. That's you on the homeward stretch now so please be good(well as good as you can be)and you will be back to your therapy in no time, otherwise known as crafting the best therapy going.
Well i have finally started making my Christmas cards and got to the grand totally of 12 made, but 8 of them are just quickie ones for around the village, so will need to get more made for the around the doors so that i can start my fancy ones for my mum and friends so dear. I have to admit to buying cheap cards from the shop for my in law relatives as they don't appreciate time spent ones and they went in the bin the last time(might have waited until i wouldn't see the evidence).
Have a great day everyone sending gentle hugs to Baby Leo, Sam and our brave Robbie, and hugs to all the Wilsonettes,
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil) where i have a thick Starsky & Hutch cardi on

Clarissa said...

Stunning, I just love white on white cards for Christmas.
Clarissa. X

Paula said...

An absolutely stunning card Sue, I do love white on white!

Paula x

Julie Noyce said...

Morning Sue, just love this card and I have the dies to make it myself so no excuses time to get started.
Julie Noyce

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Sue!

I love this card, it's very pretty and everything on it goes so well together. I love the dimension of this card, it's one that you would just have to pick up and touch.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Beryl Frost said...

Good morning Sue, great card today. I like the look of these baubles Beryl xx

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, Stunning card, Elaine x

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, Stunning card, Elaine x

hotpotato said...

love the card Sue, I've treated myself to these bauble dies!

Crafty Granny said...

Beautiful card and colour way Sue. I love these bauble dies, they set the imagination going, with inks, gilding flakes, glitter and papers etc!! Nicola x

Joan Hill said...

Really beautiful card, anyone would be over the moon to receive it. x

Lacelady said...

What a snowy looking treat Sue, it's really pretty. I have the whole of your Christmas dies on my bucket list, and I hope to get some for Christmas.

Sandra Biggs said...

Hi Sue,
just watched the video,stunning card.

Jane Franklin said...

White on white is so stunning and I love the depth with the pine cut into the card. Fab. Luv to all jax

Alice G said...

Hi Sue,
I got so carried away by the video I almost forgot to write my comment! This is a stunning card. It has such beautiful elements. I really like all the elements but my favourite part is the ornament die. It's so ornate and gorgeous.

Your dies are all so fabulous that once I started using them it has made my other dies (and I have loads) obsolete cos I just don't use anything else.

Hugs Alice xx

Anonymous said...

Sparkly! Xx

Kate's Cards said...

Sparkly! xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

One word, elegant

Ivonka said...

This card is a triumph! I think it's very favourite of all of them! And I'm very excited because I've ordered that fir branch and the embossing folder you used, so I'm really looking forward to their arrival. Lovely video! Yx

lilygee said...

Exceptionally beautiful Christmas card - love the dies
Lilygee x

Maureen Killen said...

Good morning Sue, and all the ladies.
Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous. I've nothing more to say, lost for words!!
Alimecca, Alison I'm so sorry to read about your aunt.
Pam, slowly, slowly, catchee monkey. Don't overdo it, and if you do use ice, wrap it up first, but then I expect you know that.
Janet, good luck with the packing!
I hope everyone has as good a day as they can, whether they are poorly, depressed or just fed up.
Thank you Sue xx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Fabulous card today I love the white on silver with the iced snow it looks gorgeous. I like it when there is a video with the card I find it very helpful so thanks.
Hugs x
Heather T

Chang Alison said...

Hi Sue, it's such a beautiful white Christmas card. The bauble is simply gorgeous. thanks for the inspiration.

yvonne masterman said...

Hi Sue and all you lovely ladies, my bough die came on Tuesday and yesterday I started making this card, still waiting for bauble die to arrive, I love the wow but thought I would try it a bit different I have done it in black and white, the embossed bit is black and the matting is black and white, it looks lovely but im going to do wow as well. every day I watch you making this card, but not sure of the size of the piece of card is that you cut the boughs out of...stunning stunning card. thanks for it Sue. Yvonne xxx

Jackie Durrant said...

A lovely crisp winter card Sue, the pearls on the bauble really enhance it, love from Jackie D

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous Christmas card. White with silver is lovely and I love your bauble die.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card again today. Very classy looking. Thank you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

June Ballenger said...

Hi Sue

Absolutely stunning I love the white on white and the dies look beautiful

June x

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Wow Sue what a really beautiful card so crisp looking just like freshly fallen snow, love this card truly I do.

Pam please be patient I know it is difficult and you are anxious to get going, but as Steph says do as you are told and don't forget to prop that ankle up in bed on a pillow for good measure!

Hugs to all in need of one especially Pam, Cameeli, Yorkielass, Lynda, Lynne, Steph, Tina, Norah, Julie & Lee and Sandra, and not forgetting Sue

Margaret corgi owner

Sandra said...

Good Morning Sue & lovely blog friends,
I'm Back, oh my goodness I gave missed you all so much,
I takes being away and unable to be part of the blog to really appreciate how important being part of this lovely blog is, I truly missed keeping in touch with everyone's daily lives!
Today is my birthday so what better gift than a video from Sue, I can't wait to sit and catch up with all of them.
I truly hole you are all ok, I have missed you all xx
Crafty hugs
Sandra xxx

Jill Berg said...

Love these dies - wish we could get them in Australia

A gorgeous card

Dawn Holben said...

This had to be my absolute favourite Christmas card so far.
It is just stunning and can't wait to have ago at making a card with both the dies.

Jeanie said...

Hi Sue and everyone ,
A gorgeous card and love these dies and the white on white beautiful.

I did have a problem cutting the bough die took a few times through ,but then tried some softner cloth and that helped .


Pam said...

Happy birthday Sandra and welcome home. I hope you had a great holiday and are well rested.

Karen Drew said...

Absolutely stunning card. I loved it when you showcased it for your new dies. Have just ordered the dies so I can replicate it
Karen xx

Lesley Cann said...

Have just watched the video and really love this card. You make it look so easy.

Maxine T said...

Let it snow, what a beautiful card, love it Sue.
Maxine T

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Sue and everyone,love love this card Sue,it is so so different,but says it all.

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue and all lovely crafters
beautiful stunning card love white on white. And that fern die is a must i need it.! lol
Appologies for not being on here for a while as i have been poorly.
crafty hugs
Helen xxxx

bluebell-flowerwood said...

hi sue what a nice idea to emboss a card and let it show through the 3 apatures. crafting hugs moira

camelot67 said...

Good afternoon Sue,

Such a beautiful card today, I love it! I'm off to watch the video - thanks for sharing and enjoy the rest of your day.
Margaret A.

Myra P said...

Hi Sue,
What a beauty! It just looks stunning. I love the white on silver and love how you used the boughs as apertures. What a lovely idea and great tip. Thanks so much . This is the bauble set which I was fortunate enough to win and not only that , it has just this minute arrived!! Thank you - it's beautiful. Guess what I'm going to do this afternoon !
Will let you know how I get on!
Sandra - lovely to have you back! We missed you too. Hope you had a lovely holiday. Happy Birthday to you!
Pam - I'm behind Steph and Norah and everyone else in the "you must rest and put your foot up" camp. Only cos we care! x
Alison - sorry about the bad news you and your Aunt received.mthinking of you both. x
June - enjoy your eBosser !
Sending love to all lovely friends on the blog, including
Pam and Robbie, Norah and Rory, Alison, Sandra, TOB Theresa, WheelyBad , Julie Laz, Anne, Brenda L, Heather T, Janet, Sheila , DianeandChips , Lynda, Lindsay, Lynne.
Love Myra

lynda said...

Hello Sue & Wilsonettes WOW Sue a gorgeous white on white c card just love them, the video was excellent so informative & easy to follow. I love the bauble die it's so pretty & intricate.I have made a list for Ally Pally of what I want to buy it but keep changing it wish I could buy all your dies & stamps. Love & Hugs to you & your lovely mom xx

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SANDRA have a lovely day love & Hugs Lynda xx

Alimecca Alison sorry to here they can't do anything to help your aunt Big Gentle Hugs to you both Love Lynda xx

Wheely Bad please don't over do things just rest & then you will enjoy Alex's birthday celebrations Gentle Hugs to you & hope Billy is ok Paw hugs to him from Annie & Bambi xx Lynda xx

Dianeandchipps hope your pretty red cast is more comfortable but be good & please take care,don't run before you can walk. Hugs Lynda xx

Gentle Hugs to Meg & baby Leo xx

Pam rest rest rest that's the message hope swelling goes down soon Hugs to you & Robbie. Lynda xx

Special Hugs to all the above & Yorkielass, Lindsay,Tina E Tandy Tres Steph Lynne M Tilly & Cully Margaret corgi owner Maureen K Brenda L Janet Ecco. Pauline A Julie Laz & Lee Hazel Camille Ita Helen K Cheryl B Alimecca Alison TOB Theresa Norah & Rory Nanna Tina love Lynda xx

Hugs to all Wilsonettes & Sue xx

magpie said...

Hellooooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Thank you Sue for this great video on this step by step creation. Joy of joys this card is gorgeous! I loved it when it was in the dies giveaway. Like you I love the Iced Snow it's so beautiful and gives the most awesome sparkle! Wow! yesterdays card was gorgeous too. I love the Iron Swirls background stamp and the gorgeous lilac and black together. Good luck everybody! Just to say...."Happy birthday Sandra!" x June S, I hope you had a lovely birthday too x Alison, thinking of you and your aunty x Mine passed away a week Sunday gone. I've no doubt she'll be dancing in Heaven now with my uncle. Sending love and hugs to you both xx Pam, try and rest with your foot. It's good advice to listen too.....although I admit I'm as bad! :) Lynne and Norah, just loving your stories. Sending love to you and the fur babies x Horrendous story of what happened to you Norah, sending love to you x I have a friend that it happened to. We worked together from 1976. There's 17 years in age (she's now 72) difference but she's so funny. xx Janet thinking of your daughter too xx Anne, you've brought back a memory of my sister who had the most gorgeous blonde curls and she was called "Shirley "Temple" too. We also had to suffer the rags in our hair.....! xx Well, just to say, sending love and hugs to you Sue and your family xx "Thank you" for all the inspiration you give to us xx Sending love and hugs to all our Wilsonettes who need love and a hug today xx Take care everyone xx Love Karen xx

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love the look of this card, so classy, need these dies.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Jacquie said...

Hi Sue,

Stunning card. Love how you have cut the branches out of the background and layered them on top. So elegant and Classic.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, thank you so much for posting this card today. I am hoping that the spruce die is waiting for me when I get home later. Will also watch the video then, on a bigger screen. I don't have the bauble die but will see if one of the Spellbinders will fill the gap.

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue love your one colour cards. So rich and expensive looking.

terrie said...

Oh my goodness what a stunning is a winter wonderland
Well done Sue

Jill Liddle said...

Lovely clean and crisp. Beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Eileen L. said...

Great video and gorgeous card. I love the pine sprig and Bauble on this card its just beautiful.

SusanP, Kent said...

I look forward to this video. The card is lovely - when you launched your Festive Collection this card 'persuaded' me to buy the Pine Bough set. I wonder if I can achieve a result even half as gorgeous as this.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, I'm going to really enjoy watching your step by step video of this beautiful card. I loved it so much when you showcased it during your sneak peeks of your new dies, so much that I had to have the pine bough die. Thank you for doing a video of it.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

June Horrocks said...

Love the card sue very elegent love the vidio thank you sue love to all xxx
June xxx

SHARICA said...

This is Awesome .. I would make this card :)

CraftyJo said...

This is lovely, I look forward to having a chance to watch the video, thanks.

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Micky French said...

Stunning, I love everything about it. I am going to order this die now as it was first on my list anyway along with the stamps.
Hugs to all
Michelle xxxx

Looney Laura said...

Beautiful tfs

Pauline A said...

Hi Se, Gorgeous and stunningly beautiful. What more is there to say? Hugs Pauline A xx

Maggie said...

Hello Sue. Loved this card when you were showing us your new dies and it has inspired me to start making my Christmas cards. xx Maggie (better with a bow)

Susan White said...

Very elegant! Will watch the video tomorrow when my pile of ironing has got below the top of the basket!!! Thanks, Susan x

Barbara said...

What a stunning Christmas card Sue! I love white on white but this card has to be my favourite Christmas card you have ever made. The Pine die is definitely going to be very popular and it was the first one I bought as I loved that you could use it all year round.
It is my boys birthday, Ben is 12yrs old today. He got a new squeaky toy and lots of biscuits. have my husbands birthday tomorrow and my best friends on Saturday. What an expensive week, no money for crafts!!!!!!

craftynanna said...

hi sue, stupendous card a lovely icy winter-y card and i don't have this die so i have to make up my mind if i buy this one or the angel, if i make hubby a nice dinner i just may order both lol, i did the peace card today in black and white its lovely i am so pleased with it, thank you so much sue, love to all J

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue, Brrrr, I actually shivered when I saw this card, that's how good it came out! There's something about a white card that's really special and timeless. As always, thanks for sharing with us. x

Annie said...

Hi Sue and all!
I love this one, it is just stunning!
Hugs Annie x

Rita said...

Beautiful card Sue. I just received those very dies yesterday from Joanna Sheen. Now I can make a card using them. Hugs Rita xxx

Lindsay Martin said...

Beautiful card today, my total favourite if white on white, I love it Sue.
Well a busy day today with the children I teach coming to clean tack, groom, wash horses, and play games, a long day with just 8 today as the rest were on holiday! I'm totally shattered, so love to all my Wilsonette friends and back to normalise tomorrow xxxx

Lindsay Martin said...
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Lee-Anne said...

Stunning dies and design! So beautifully elegant...LOVE!

Jayne said...

Hi Sue...........yet another beautiful card....thank you,

Lesley Griffiths said...

This looked stunning last week and seeing it up close makes it even more so. Wonderful video Sue.

Jayne S said...

Stunning Christmas card, love the white on white .

Joan Donaldson said...

Hi Sue, lovely card. Waiting on my pine branch arriving so will have to give this one a go.

nzillingworth said...


Anonymous said...



nannapat said...

I love the frosty look of white on white for Christmas cards and this one is a stunner. Pat x

Anonymous said...

Liked this card when you showcased the dies, Sue. Been a funny old day and not had chance to see video or read comments - but will tomorrow!

'P' in Wales

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Hi Sue

Liked in when you did the sample with the Christmas dies, but in this colour way even better. Stunning as always.

Joanne K said...

Good Evening Sue, I received these bauble dies from Sam today and what a wonderful surprise to come on your blog to see that's what you used today. Lovely video. Only problem is I know need to order the pine bows. Kind regards Joanne K x

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue,

Awww, what a lovely card. Just reminds me of the snow we don't get! Weird how it still means Christmas! Back to the card. Seriously neeeeeeding the pine bough die (I want to make my own wreaths out of paper), I love the all whiteness, it's just wonderful.

Ok, I'd already written most of my post but my clumsy fingers swiped and the page changed. Grrrr! Really should change to desktop view!

Pam, I hope you're not to disappointed that your ankle has swollen. It's your body telling you to elevate it as much as you can. The tough bit with the cast is over ! Yes it's still a long road but don't push too hard... good excuse to recline on the sofa and watch Sue on youtube! Sending patience for you & hugs to you & Robbie xxx

Alison, sorry about your aunt, my condolences & hugs xxx

Lynda, Billy sends paw hugs, wags and woofs back to Annie & Bambi. He & I have been asleep together on the sofa most of the day! Hugs from me too to all of you xxx

Hugs to Baby Leo and all his family xxx

Happy birthday & welcome back Sandra, hugs and many happy returns xxx

Lindsay, sounds exhausting but those kids will remember these days all their lives. Have a good rest and hugs xxx

Angela, I'm definitely resting (zzzzz lol) hope you're ok, hugs xxx

Hugs too for Sue and Mom, Myra, Maria, Yorkielass June, Janet Ecco, Brenda L, Theresa TOB, Diane, Ita, Steph and Wilsonettes everywhere. Sorry if I forgot anyone, it's a sleepy kinda day! and anyone who's ill, in pain of any sort or who just needs a hug. Hugs is something I'm still good at :-D You all make my days much better. Thank you all xxx

Have a good evening everyone, I must get up early, have a special card to make!

T xxx

Theresa Pace said...

very elegant. love what you have done with the leave die xx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
I'm loving the pine bow,it really cuts out nicely and I hope someone will send me a card as nice as this I'd be so pleased

Janice K said...

A stunning white on white design, beautiful.x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
This card is truly beautiful and I have to say it must be one of me favourite ever. I love the way you have used what I would call the " waste" - I really must remember to try this. I now think I must have this die set, it's gorgeous.
I want to say a big thank you to everyone who have sent messages to myself and my aunt, it means so much. This lady is very a very special person. She nursed my grandma for years until she died, then she gave up her house to go to look after her sister who by this time had Alzhemers. She looked after her 24/7 for 15 years. Then when my mam became infirm, she cared for her while my sister and I were at work. It just seems so unfair that this has happened to her. She is being incredibly stoic about it all bless her. It is a comfort to know that people really do care so again, thank you all. I hope everyone is ok and to those in need I send my love and very gentle hugs and to everyone else sending love. Bless yo u all, you are a terrific bunch. Love, Alison xxxx

alimecca said...

Hi just me again,
Sorry for all the typos I don't think my brain is working very well, but I'm sure you got the drift of what I was trying to say! Love Alison xx

Maureen B. said...

Just a beautiful card Sue I think I saw you demo. It on tv. Thank goodness I ordered the dies, it really gives the feel of the Christmas season. Oh dear where do the years go? Take care and thank you as always hugs Maureen

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue,
What a stunning Christmas card just love it , the new dies are so beautiful but I'm going to have to try with the dies I've got . Love the pine boughs , and the bauble and the iced snow add that special touch ,just beautiful. Thanks Sue hugs to you xx
Happy birthday Sandra hope you enjoyed your hols !
Crafty hugs to yorkielass and all the crafty crew
Jean D xxxx

Pearl said...

Stunning card today Sue.

Craftihappiness to everyone from Pearl.

barbiepinkfairy said...

Love white on white always stunning.

Alimecca, dreadful indiscriminate disease which devastates families. It's repercussions last years

Love to all xxx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Been away in the middle of no-where for a couple of days so just catching up on your blog. Lovely cards, but the videos will have to wait until tomorrow to be watched. SueL x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a stunning card. I love the way you have used the fir bough to make apertures with the embossed card behind. Thank you for all the tips you give us.
Veronique L

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue, Late again, been looking after grandchildren for last four days, life should be back to normal tomorrow. Well for the weekend anyway, !trying to blog from our daughters home is awful, the signal just keeps fading.

Today's card and video are brilliant. The card is so elegant I love it

Take care, Love Brenda xxx

AnneRD said...

A really informative video Sue, and the card is stunning. Love the background cut-outs, and the shadows they create to add the extra depth. Anne x

Anonymous said...

A really stylish card today Sue, and informative video too. Thanks.

lorraine (classylady) said...

A really beautiful card Sue, love the simplicity of it.

lorraine - scotland

Mary Burton said...

Hi Sue,
I love this design. A modern take ( all white on white), on a very traditional theme.

dianeandchipps said...

Another fantastic card Sue. A truely traditional Christmas card. One design I will have to try.
Pam & Lynda, thanks for your continued support. I was very disappointed today, I was hoping to get home on Friday but I couldnt manage the stairs with a crutch. Looks as if will be here a wee while longer :-(
Happy crafting everyone xxxx

Blue Rose said...

Gorgeously stunning card. Love the new dies. Great video, always enjoy them immensely.

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
I'm doing a quick catch up as I'm still shattered after all the travelling. I love this card and as I have the dies I will definitely be having a go.
My love and hugs to all that are in need of them and may your days get a lot better very soon.

Sheila xx

lindyloo12 said...

A really great Christmas card!

hazel young said...

Wow stunning card Sue love it xx hazel

Jane said...

Love this card its amazing.

Jane xx

Theresa said...

I'm loving today's Card and video
I love White on white
Your white on white card is truly beautiful Sue I bet it's ten times better in person
Thank you for sharing your fantastic inspiration.
Take care Sue
Love Theresa x

janet said...

Comment 200!! What a pretty card! And I have all of the ingredients too. I haven't watched the video yet, but will do so and make notes at the weekend (I don't work well visually, I need written instructions. I love the variety of cards you give us Sue. Much better than some bloggers whose cards are always much of a muchness. You manage an amazing variety. I wish I had a fraction of your talent!
Hugs Janet in Kent

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