Thursday, 18 September 2014

Fire & Ice Technique



Hi bloggers!  I am finally getting to share one of my own personal favourite techniques with you today; fire and ice!  It is so simple to do yet the results you can achieve are stunning!  The video is a little bit longer, but I think you will enjoy it!

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 Finished dimensions are 7 1/4" x  8 1/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x


167 comments:

Pam said...

Lovely card Sue, love it.
Tandy, sorry you have not been well, hope you are on the mend. Ita, hope the hospital can help you this time. Cheryl, good luck with hospital results. Hang in there all of you brave ladies, I will be thinking of you all.
Maryann hope you had a great birthday yesterday.
Norah, Rory and family, always in my thoughts.
Love reading of all who are going to Ally Pally, hoping you all meet up. Have a great time girls and Lynda's husband. What a lucky man to have such a generous wife lol x
Hugs to all especially our missing pals Lynne M and Dianneandchips. Have a good day everyone.

Angela Wade said...

Hi, Sue, Pam and fellow Wilsonettes. This is a lovely card and as I have the Dies and EF I need to have a go at making this one :-)

Hugs and Best Wishes to all who are ill, in pain or recovering.

Have a good day, everyone,

Angela in S. Wales Xx

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
Beautiful card. Although Im Mrs Duck,Im a magpie for anything shiny lol! Love it!
Have a great day.
Ang x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Again another stunning creation, beautifully elegant.
I love this Technique which you showed us in Aberdeen..
Used it lots and really like the effect.
I have a special card to make for tomorrow, I think I might just use this Technique.
Have a great day
Hugs

Patricia xxx

auscrafts said...

I've tried this technique and got to say I love it so any card done like this is a winner for me .Going to watch the video later

June said...

Morning Sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes. Such a beautiful card this morning, hubby is asleep still so I will watch the video when he wakes up.........don't want to spoil his beauty sleep do we he he!!!

As I said this is such a beautiful card, I can see it twinkling away on all my friends mantle pieces at Christmas, love it, thank you again Sue.

There are so many people mentioned in this blog, its a really nice feeling knowing that we all care and support each other through the good times and the bad.

Only 3 more sleeps until Ally Pally for me, so looking forward to it.

Stay safe, healthy and happy everyone, hugs June Smith xxx

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue, like Patricia I enjoyed doing this technique when we were in Aberdeen at your workshop.
Hazel x

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you, You really have got me hooked on your Fire and ice look. Brilliant video, beautiful card.
To all the Wilsonettes I'm sorry I don't have time to read all your comments, but I hope you all have a good day, take care Kitty.
Thank you Sue I hope I shall be able to see you again at Coemans in October. You see I have to look after my two disabled grand sons.

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, your Fire and Ice technique is wonderful. I love it all.
Only 2 sleeps now until the Wilsonettes on Wheels bus hits the road. (love the name Sandra :))
Myra, can't imagine why you think Paul might need your prayers, the four of us ladies will just sit quietly whilst he drives! Oh, my nose is growing faster than Pinocchios: ))
Sending my daily hugs to you Sue, to Pam and Robbie, to Sandra and Pat and my other special friends and to all in need. Take care.

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous card today Sue looking forward to watching the video later after work.I have to work to pay for my crafting but then work gets in the way of crafting and I am sure I am not the only one out there with this problem. Good luck at Ally Pally Sue and all who are fortunate enough to go there. Have a fund raising at work on Saturday and of course it is my weekend on. Rather be seeing Sue but hey ho..xxxxx

hazel young said...

Beautiful card sue xx hazel

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. I forgot it was Thursday so it was a lovely surprise to log on and be reminded it's video day! I love the fire and ice technique and the bow on this card looks wonderful.
Thinking of everyone in hospital or waiting for results, as well as those in pain of any kind. Sue xxx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
I love this card and will watch video after my shopping trip with Mum.
To all those in pain and those going into hospital I send love and hugs and hope all goes well.
To all those visiting Ally Pally have a great time, to the lady who bought huibby tickets and some Sue dies for his birthday well done for being so caring I will follow this and buy my hubby some for christmas and his birthday he will be over the moon.
Norah love and hugs for you and your family just wish I could give them in person.
Gentle hugs for Leo and Skylar.
Love and hugs to all the Wilsonettes and hope you all have a lovely day.
Pam I hope your foot is getting better and Robbie is continuing to improve.
Nearly time to get Jessica up for school I wonder what she will have on her list for my trip to the shops, it is my step grandsons 16th birthday today not good at making male cards as when mine where in the teen years I did not make cards so if I get a block I come looking at Sue's blog and can usually find something to help me.
Happy crafting everyone
Love Tina x x x x x x x

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue,

Absolutely stunning. One of my favourite techniques that I don't do enough, always amazed with the results.

Love & Hugs

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

Patricia Youdell said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card today. I must give this a try
Pat x

sonja_w said...

Stunning card, looking forward to watching the video when I get home from work. Have a fab day x

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - love this - great video - it's on my growing pile of must trys! Dont seem to be getting much crafting time lately and I am not happy! Foggy here today but they say a hot sunny day is coming later today - the last of summer maybe - so must enjoy whilst I can. Rgs
Clare W

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card can't watch
video just now as off to hospital to get
my other eye done so will check it when
I get home.
Nancyd xx

TDQ Karen said...

Love this technique, and what a brilliant card xx

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Another stunning card love the fire and ice technique the video great to I can craft along with you thank you tracy w x

Carole Z said...

Beautiful card Sue, really looking forward to watching the video later, hugs Carole ~Z X

Jill Berg said...

Love video tutorial day!

Beautiful work again, always a pleasure to see your designs and techniques

Jill

Rosie said...

Wonderful technique - not surprising it's one of your favourites!

carol edwards said...

Beautiful card Sue and great technique off to watch the video x

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue will watch video later.

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
Stunning; awesome; fantastic so many ways to describe this creation I love this technique very effective.
Saturday is now a day nearer andmy list is getting longer.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Wow, stunning card. Looking forward to watching video later after work :-) Have a lovely day and hugs to all xxx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue I do love this technique and your card is gorgeous. I will watch the video when I get home from work it is so nice to have something to look forward to. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

Sandra Biggs said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card

Virginia Davey said...

Morning everyone another lovely card with a lovely video to watch later.

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue,

I never tire of watching you do this technique. The results are amazing every time. I hope everyone gearing up for Ally Pally really enjoys their visit.

Love Rosemarie xx

julie laz said...

Beautiful card sue, love it, love the dies, I need to win the loto to get all your sets lol then i will be happy,
but if it wasn't for bad luck I'd have no luck at all lol
Crafty hugs Julie xxxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue WOW I love this one but I do love it when you do fore and ice cards. This is so elegant. If this came through my door I would be over the moon. Off to watch the video while it's still quiet. Take care Still quiet. Take care Sue xxxx

Debs xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, this is an extremely beautiful and opulent card. Love the technique. Have a lovely day. Bx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Superb card, beautifully elegant and I'm a sucker for the fire and ice technique. Just divine.
Hugs, Rose

Annie said...

Lovely card, Sue, everything there I love, it's beautiful!
Hugs Annie x

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Simply Gorgeous is your card today i just love it , will sit with your video later .
Take Care
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue What a stunning card, I cannot wait to watch the video. Take Care love Michelle S xxx

Nanny Jo said...

It's lovely, Sue! I don't know how you come up with such beautiful cards every day! I just know that we would miss them so much if they weren't there for us to see. Jo xx

Linda28 said...

Hi Sue and all. Love this technique it looks so rich. Hope everyone going to Ally Pally has a great time, wish I was going, but working:( Take care all and safe journeys. Linda.

Maryann Laursen said...

WAUW this is sooo gorgeous Sue. I absolutely LOVE this look here, and everything on this card just scream elegance, and it would be sooo perfect for almost any occation. Just stunning work hun. I love it.

Alice G said...

This is my favourite technique too! I love both these products and your delicate Lacey dies really help show them off. Beautiful card.

Hugs Alice xx

Ginnie Rutter said...

Hi Sue
Great card with several different techniques.
Ginnie x

Anne Crawford said...

This is such a Fantasticly Beautiful card I can't wait to try making one like it, I love everything about it and the Video is excellent and explains each stage so well, I will now have to add the Austrian collection to my wish list ( getting longer by the day )! Only you Sue can create cards like this!
A busy day today so better get a move on, but we had a good if quite slow journey down to Edinburgh yesterday, we left glorious sunshine in Gairloch 18 degrees and after going through Glen Docherty it was down to 12 degrees and really misty, so sorry Norah didn't get to see the Ochills in their glory but I was thinking about you and your family , hope the sun shines a bit brighter for you today.
Hugs to all xo

Micky French said...

Stunning card Sue and great Video. I love the fire and ice technique and hope to try it with some of my Christmas cards.
This will be my last posting for a week as I am going on holiday tomorrow
Hugs to all
Michelle xxxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
A truly beautiful gift this morning and a lovely start to a very very dull wet day here in Sheffield.
I still have not tried fire and ice (Game of Thrones springs to mind)but will seriously think about it now. A beautiful format and an exquisite finish. I also have never thought of using gilding flakes with small dies. Your inspiration is boundless Sue and I thank you so much for sharing.

I survived the expedition of duvet covers etc but as a result was finished for the entire day. Am not looking forward to today's menu either as I pay my first visit to the Physios for treatment on my neck and the top of my spine. You'd think after all the years of visiting these lovely people I'd be used to it. Ah well as the saying goes 'no pain no gain'. I really wish I could get to Alley Pally with you all this week-end but it's really too long a trip so I wish you all the very best. I'm sure that you'll have purses and plastic at the ready and am looking forward to your reports.

Norah - another day gone and hopefully a little more comfort has arrived. I'm with you all.

Hoping that everyone in need is feeling a little better today. Take care and stay safe. Will se you tomorrow.
Janet x

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Morning Sue a very pretty card this morning, thaks for sharing will watch later...
I love the fire and ice technique it just looks so lavish and tasteful.

Tomorrow I am going to the handmade fair at Hampton Court and only 2 sleeps before Ally Pally so its its going to be a fun packed weekend.

WEll whatver youre doing find some magic in the day and hugs to thoise who need.
Cameeli xx


Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card today. I succumbed to ordering the filigree poinsettia die yesterday after admiring your cards with it so much, could resist no longer x

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Morning Sue a very pretty card this morning, thaks for sharing will watch later...
I love the fire and ice technique it just looks so lavish and tasteful.

Tomorrow I am going to the handmade fair at Hampton Court and only 2 sleeps before Ally Pally so its its going to be a fun packed weekend.

WEll whatver youre doing find some magic in the day and hugs to thoise who need.
Cameeli xx


heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Such a beautiful card today. I love the fire and ice technique. You can never go wrong with this. Love the biddy bow. Will watch video later. Busy day today. Hope you have a lovely time at Ally pally. Hugs Heather.x

gwen70 said...

Stunning card Sue, I love it, will watch video later

barbiepinkfairy said...

Lovely card. Will keep it brief just got in from my night shift ...tired. Have had an email to say Sues weekender dies are due to be delivered so will wait up for them!!

Steph please can you email me barbiepinkfairy@hotmail.com

Love to all xxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card, love this technique. Getting excited about Saturday! Love Jean xxxx

ellyscard creatief said...

Gorgeous card Sue.
Thanks for the tutorial.

DMJ said...



What an elegant card, love it!!!



Doreen x

val jones said...

Simply stunning Sue.
Love Val in Spain x

hollyberry said...

Love todays card and have always loved your fire and ice technique.

Glennis said...

Beautiful card and a really interesting technique

TOB said...

Just stunning love this technique. Couldn't find my comment from yesterday so I will post it again today.
CAN YOU HELP ME, have lost my mojo and have searched high and low for it, I know I didn't leave it on holiday but am wondering if it's escaped through my bedroom window, I'm useless without it. Can you all check your sheds, outhouse, coalhouse or anywhere else where it could be. I'm hoping you can find it for me. There will be a reward for the person who spots it first. lol. Maybe its in Sues beautiful card. Hope everyone is ok and if not a hug from me to you.
Love Theresa x

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Stunning card love the bow. This technique is fabulous will watch the video later.

Hugs to all Annx without an "e"

Clarissa said...

STUNNING!!
Clarissa. X

CHERYL brown said...

Love it, Love it, love it! Sue, you are totally one amazing and inspiring craftswoman!!!
Thank you, all you lovely ladies who have sent me messages of love and support on this blog. I would like to give you all a hug in person. As I cannot, please wrap your arms around your shoulders and squeeze, now, you have had a hug from me. Love & hugs Cheryl xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - yet another stunning card today. Love this technique and your bow dies are beautiful - always a source of conversation whenever I put one on a card! Looking forward to seeing you demo on Saturday, best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card, Sue, do like watching you do these techniques so thanks again for the video - it really helps so much to see the 'master' at work. Often have Steph-type moments with the gilding flakes and I put too much on, will use more sparingly as you do in future.

'P' in Wales

Myra from Florida - most of us do not know each other but have become the Wilsonette family through the blog and, yes, a lot of people do need prayers and hugs
so hang on in with us - it doesn't matter where you live in a cyber family!! Everyone's welcome. If you need a hug there's plenty going spare every day.

Marion said...

Hi Sue great video ,love how you used the dies .the card is stunning.
Marion H

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue

love the card, love the technique and will watch the video later. You make it all look so easy and add to my wish list with each one

Muriel x

Alison D said...

Hi Sue, lovely card today. Have always loved the fire and ice technique, it gives you a very eye catching result. Mind you, your cards are always eye catching whatever technique you use. Love and hugs,
Alison D x

Diane said...

Hi Sue thank you for today's video this is a technique I have admired but haven't tried yet. It really is beautiful so thank you for sharing. I can see why it is your favourite. It was quite funny seeing your desk in a bit of a muddle too as you appear on video to be such a tidy crafter (I know you say you're not but you just have that organised air about you!) . Weather is gloomy here in Hampshire today but the sun should be out later. Going shopping with my mother in law today, she and her partner have decided to get married after being together for 28 years, so we are looking for a dress suitable as a wedding dress for a mature lady who would really like it in the family tartan! Not much call for that in Hampshire so we may be looking at dress patterns and may fly to Edinburgh soon to get the silk. Very exciting. Have a great day. Love Diane G xxx
Cheryl thinking of you at the hospital today and Namcy too. Xxxxx
Theresa I've just had a look under my bed for your mojo but it's not there. I've mislaid mine too as I keep looking at the housework and can't settle to 'fun' until I have done that!!! Hope you find it soon xxxxxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card Sue. I'll have to watch the video and have a go at this technique. You have explained it beautifully, but it's always nice to see it in person so to speak. Not to sure why anyone would think the Wilsonnette on wheels would be to noisy for Paul when us four ladies are in it. We're not noisy are we ladies.
Hugs to Pam, Robbie, Lancs Steph, and I'm thinking of you Norah.
Special hugs to Mrs B and Sandra as usual.
Hugs to all in need of one today.

Debbie Tinks said...

Lovely card Sue ... Happy crafting .. x

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Wonderful card, this is such a fabbie technique I will definitely make some cards using this!
Lorna D

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the card and the fire and ice technique is beautiful. Just ordered your Christmas embossing folders they are so beautiful. love Jean Z xx

Lacelady said...

Oooh, I love that technique! Such a pretty card, even the bow has the gold behind it. I've seen you do it before, but I'm going to sit and watch your video - thank you for sharing.

Joanne K said...

Hi Sue, another enjoyable video showcasing a gorgeous card. Have fun at the weekend at Ally Pally. Kind regards Joanne K x

SHARICA said...

Fab Card .. xx

Anonymous said...


Hi Sue.
I love the card and will certainly give the technique a try.
Regards,
Evis McCarthy.

Marleine said...


Morning Sue,

Very pretty card. X

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card.

Take care

Claire

Joan D said...

Beautiful card ,and thanks for the video,as you explain it so well x x

camelot67 said...

Good Morning Sue,

I just love today's card. I've yet to try this technique so am really looking forward to watching your video and perhaps giving it a go. Thanks for sharing and I hope you enjoy the rest of your day.
Margaret A.

IVY Cheong said...

Stunning card. Love the iced snow on the gilding flakes. So elegant love it loads.

Thank you for sharing with us your inspiration.

Lots of love,

Ivy ling x

Heather Rogers said...

Morning Sue
This is a gorgeous card and a great technique.
I am going to be using this for my Christmas cards!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A stunning card, a technique I have not tried yet.
Will watch video later.
Lydia
X

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Fantastic card and video, love the fire and ice technique and my favourite Vienna die
To all the lucky people going to Ally Pally have a great weekend, wish I could be there!!
Hugs and best wishes to everyone, Pat

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card today really pretty, I will watch the video later when I get 2 mins ,hugs Sarah xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, super card, wonderful technique, one I have not tried YET! Must give it a go as the results are stunning.
Hugs to all who need them, for whatever reason, take care, Jess x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue and friends.

Bloomin fire and ice !!! Are you determind to keep me in a perminent state of panic Ms Wilson ? Lol. Such a pretty design and affect though. But Im a bit fuddled (no change there) how come that when the bloomin flakes were sprinkled onto the fire part of the project, they only seemed to adhere to the die pattern, I thought the sticky sheet covered all the card, then like the beautiful ice side all the card was covered with lush sparkle, I either need to re watch the tutorial or sort my noggin out !! Another problem I find im having is that if I dont use wax paper I get metal brown bits around the edge of my die cut peice, but when I use the wax paper and want to emboss after cutting, the obvious happens and it falls out of the die. Also having to use wax paper, should I need to re-position my card to pass through a second time, the same happens, then I end up throwing card away as its not gone back into the die properly and double cut - am I making any sense at all ???!
See, told you I wasnt a confident crafter ! I need to forget dies on my list and just apply as housekeeper to Sue so I can learn how to be a better crafter during my coffee/lunch break lol
Barbie - yes.
TOB - Not here, but if I can help you know how to contact me.

To my extra special friends that need warm loving hugs, my arms are open wide, you all know who I mean.
I hope your world isnt too manic at the moment and that you are getting lots of help (and pizza)
Sending much love.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Kate's Cards said...

Stunning! xx

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Great card, great video, say no more.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
I love this technique. There are so many different ways to use it to make stunning cards as this one is. Just gorgeous. The bow is so pretty. Thanks for sharing.
I am so envious of all you lucky ladies going to AP.
Hugs all round.

Janette MacArthur said...

Hi Sue
I love the fire & ice technique - such a beautiful card!
Many thanks
Janette x

Beryl Frost said...

Good morning Sue, lovely card today although I have tried I haven't mastered gilding flakes yet, but I wont give up Beryl xx

Sandra said...

Good Morning Sue & friends,
I love this card, I had a go at fire and Ice at the weekend, I used it on Paul's Anniversary Card, I used black card with it, it worked out well, although jees the mess, it was everywhere, I am not the tidiest of crafters, but I had managed to keep quite a tidy work area, I hadn't noticed the window was ajar, until I got the flakes out! Even the kittens have little hints of gold on their backs!
Theresa, I had a quick look, but no joy I'm afraid, it's maybe gone with mine for a little break somewhere! I find looking on pinterest helps, it jests puts ideas back in your head, cards from months, even years ago can kick start your 'mojo' it also gets you using dies you purchased months/years ago, that get forgotten. That's why I love if when Sue puts up one of her older designs.
I am getting quite excited about our adventures on Saturday, got a lot o think about before as I have to help prepare Sophie & Lucys kit for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition, we are dropping them off on Saturday morning, then it's straight off to pick up my Wilsonette sisters for our Crafty Road a Trip!
My girls are really small for their age, not sure if it's because they were small twins when they were born, the ruck sacks they have to take with all their kit weighs much more than they do, they look like they will just tip backwards when they put it on but this trip is assessed, so they gave to carry everything, tent, sleeping bag, hydration pack, food for weekend, cooking stove, you name it! Luckily neither of them are into make up etc so lie most teenagers they won't be stressing about having room for mirrors, mascara, hair straighteners etc! I have always encouraged them to believe that they are naturally beautiful!
Norah, you are in my thoughts daily, sending you huge, healing hugs xxxxx
Hugs to all of you, gentle ones for those that are a little more fragile,
Sandra xxxxxx

Julie Kay said...

Fabulous card Sue. I have copied this technique on many of my cards as it looks so classy.

I received the NOEL card which I won on C&C and would like to thank you for it it is beautiful.

Crafty Regards.

Julie Kay x

Eemeli said...

The outcome looks stunning! Gotta watch the video...

Hugs,
Eemeli

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morn ing Sue,
Oh what a stunningly pretty card....I love the fire and ice technique but haven't tried it myself. Great video too always very informative.
To all you dear Wilsonettes off to Ally Pally.....I'm so not jealous!! OH YES I AM!!!.....seriously have a wonderful time especially meeting Sue and hope you all get chance to meet up together. I keep hoping Sue will go to Birmingham one year which is just a little bit closer.
Hugs to all of you especially those in need I hope and pray your days get much brighter very soon.
I would add all of your names but it would upset me if I left anyone out. Take care everyone.

Love Sheila xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, This is one of my favourite techniques, the fire and ice always looks stunning, a beautiful card. Will watch video later when the cleaning is over haha !! Just taking a coffee break at the moment haha.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Looney Laura said...

Beautiful tfs

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Simply stunning. A beautiful card in every way. Thank you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card. I love this technique and have made a few cards with this on them. Thanks for the video. I love watching them for all your hints, tips and creations. Hope you are all prepared for the weekend and you have a great time.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Joanna Dickson said...

Gorgeous card yet again Sue.
Was lucky enough to see you demo this technique in Preston. Does look really effective.
Hope you have a fabulous day
Lots of love
Jo xx

sued99 said...

Such a gorgeous card. The fire and ice looks so great.

CraftyJo said...

Stunning!

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, another gorgeous card. I love your fire& ice technique but still not tried it. Thanks for the video.

Angela Allen said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card and technique.Very effective.
Love Angela x

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
another really stunningly superb creation today.
I love the super video tutorial.
Thank you so much for sharing it with us.
Now I was coming to Ally Pally with my daughter to say hello on Saturday, but unfortunately,my granddaughter is having problems with her pregnancy, and we don't want to be away in case something happens.
Maybe next year perhaps.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

June Horrocks said...

Stunning card sue still havnt mastered The fire and ice never mind I have the beautiful card to look at thank you sue so much love to all I'll steal a hug today steph I really need one I'm afraid

Maxine T said...

Oh so beautiful Sue, I live the glamour of it all.
Maxine T

Marianna Hammer said...

Thank you for another wonderful video. I learn so much from you! I absolutely love this card. I don't have the dies (not yet) but I can use the technic on other dies :)

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone! Fire and ice technique, I Love this card it's beautiful! Gilding flakes and ice glitter,why does my mind go to Steph? but like you I didn't get the concept of the sticky bit on card and gilding flakes only stuck to the die pattern ? Will have to read and watch the video again....
Janet-Bedcovers,Duvets etc why do they have to be sooo awkward and heavy? single beds are hard enough to make up.Hope some rest will get you back. ToB-sorry it's not here,maybe it went on holiday with mine :-)Look in on yesterdays blog,think you had a message from someone who had seen it about. To all of you who are to hospital today and will go in soon for one thing or other I wish you all that everything goes well <3 Clare w-hug,hope you feeling better soon. NannaTina-mens and teenagers card are hard to make,what I do is trying to find something they are interesting in/their hobby for ex.and make a card from that.Maybe a bit boring,I don't know. Wheelybad-please take it easy,Hugs. Sandra-oh my you have a lot to do,hopefully your girls(Sophie&Lucy) will have a great time,bless them to have to carry does rugsacks. Sheila- I hope that Sue and Julia are coming to the NEC in Birmingham (6-9 of November)I saw them there last year. Craftynanna-well wishes to your husband,hug. Lynne and Dianneandchips- hope you both alright,we miss you! Cameeli-have a great weekend,hope you find some bargains. Sandra-forgot to say but maybe give Paul some earplugs before he goes off the road from all the chatter and giggles in the car :-)tihi Have a fab. time everyone who manage to get to Ally Pally. I'm on holiday so waiting for the nec.if lucky some more pennies been saved by then. Love to Norah & family-take care. Hugs to all who need one, Maria x

Brooke b said...

Love this technique, thankyou for the video its really helpful. Beautiful card as always. xxxx

Vie Carter said...

I love this card

Vie
x

terrie said...

It's always nice to see how your cards are made...
The card is very pretty and the video was great.
Well done Sue

Carol Clarke said...

Hi Sue
Love this fire and ice technique
his is a beautiful card
Hugs
Carolx

Jan Moss said...

Hi Sue. Have just watched the video. This is a must try as I so love guilding, all thanks to you! Have a great day. Hugs Jan. xx

karenlotty said...

Lovely card Will watch video later I do love the high low technique

Vanessa Lee said...

Hi Sue
Great card and video. Things are clearer now!
Thinking of you Norah, best wishes to all and hugs to anyone in need.
Vanessa x

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, WOW, WOW, this card is utterly gorgeous, love your fire and ice technique, it is so opulent and elegant. Thank you for the wonderful, informative video. Enjoy Ally Pally and hope all Wilsonettes get a chance to meet up, have a great time and Lynda's husband, he is so lucky to have such a generous wife lol.
Norah sending love and gentle hugs to you and Rory, thinking of you everyday.
Pam hope the ankle continues to improve, hugs to you and Robbie.
Cheryl Brown and Nancy D thinking of you and your hospital visits today, gentle hugs.
TOB Myra P left a message for you yesterday mentioning your mojo and the tidy fairy, check it out, it made me smile.
Wheely Bad you have lots to do, take it easy, gentle hugs to you and Billy.
Steph thought of you when gilding flakes and iced snow were mentioned, hope the shakes have gone now lol, take care special lady.
Myra in Florida welcome to the caring Wilsonette family, we are all brought together by Sue's wonderful blog and do not know each other personally, there are a lot of Wisonettes needing prayers and hugs and we give them freely, help yourself to a hug anytime.
Special hugs to Tina E and Claire, Margaret corgi owner, Jean D, Steph, Lynne M, Lynda B, Lindsay, Magpie, Myra P, Anne C, Alimecca and Aunt, Sandra, Mrs, B, Janet Echo, hope the physio goes well, Ita, TOB Theresa, |Maureen K, Heather T, Helen K, P in Wales, Dianeandchips, Angela W, Maria A, Myra in Florida and of course our Sue.
Take care everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

Oh so, so pretty. Love it. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Eileen L. said...

Love the Fire and Ice technique card, its gorgeous. Great video showing how to achieve this, thank you.

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Hi, Sue
I have one word for this card stunning. Truly love the bow . Thanks Sue

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
Have done the gilding flakes and the iced snow but not together. Will have a go soon.

Postman has just been with my card I won from your show on C&C. It is the white Believe card with the pine bough dies shaped like a Christmas tree. Your cards are even more stunning in real life and it will get pride of place for Christmas.

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Myra P said...

Hi Sue,
I haven't managed to look at the video as had a bit of a hectic day but will try later.
I love the fire and ice technique and thanks to you, use it regularly. Today's card is so lovely! I love the bow and look forward to trying it. However off on holiday tonight so will have to wait for a week or so.
Haven't had time to read everyone's comments today - will try later! However I did read the first few - always read Pam's because Pam always keeps us right somehow. Thanks Pam for keeping track of everything. Hope your ankle is a bit better each day. Hugs to you and Robbie.
Mrs B - you made me smile . I truly hope you all have a great time!
To all having tests and physio , hope all goes well.
Norah - ever in our thoughts and prayers. Hope you having a good day today. Hugs to you and Rory.
Love to everyone else, I must stop.
Love Myra xx

Lesley Cann said...

Late reading the blog today but it was worth waiting for. Will watch the video later.

Theresa Sweetman said...

beautiful card

Tandy said...

Hi Sue
Such a beautiful card will have to watch video later as I just keep falling asleep and can't concentrate on anything for very long. Love and hugs to all.

craftynanna said...

hi sue, such a beautiful card, i havn't tried the fire and ice technique so i will have a go, my new grand calibre has just arrived and i am waiting for sue's EF and poinsetta die to arrive soon, everyone going to ally pally have a great time. thank you sue regards to all J

Susan White said...

Love the effect of the gold leaf behind the little bow on this card! Thanks for sharing, Susan x

Pearl said...

Love the card today Sue, those bows are fab.

Craftihappiness to everyone and love from Pearl.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Thank you for today's fab video and gorgeous card !! Your fire and ice technique looks fantastic, showing off more of your beautiful dies. I really love your background folder to. (Another one for my huge wish list !!) I love the way you have made your bow with the gilding flakes to, but I will have to watch the video again as I got slightly confused about how you made the actual bow itself. I will definitely be having a go at doing the bows in this way. Your card is very pretty and I would think anyone receiving a card like this would really treasure it.
Lots of love to you today Sue from Tres x x x

Norah, thinking of you and your family today. Sending lots of love and gentle cuddles from Tres x x x

Lots of love to all the Wonderful Wilsonettes today love from Tres x x x

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Sue!

Love the theme & colours.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Helen Kington said...

This card is just beautiful - I love this technique and have tried it several times and find it gets easier each time.
I wake each morning thinking I am going to look like Shrek as I am green with envy about all the lucky ladies going to Ally Pally. I don't mean this nastily just I wish I could be there.
Norah I hope as another day passes you are feeling slightly better - as I said before one day at a time be it good or bad.
My arms are open wide with lots of hugs to give to those in need so please feel free to take as many as you need. Take care all Helen K xx

lynda said...

Good afternoon Sue & Wilsoettes gorgeous fire & ice card I love this technique I have used it many times, Love how you used it also on the bow looks beautiful. Great video as usual Sue & love your tidy craft room wish mine would stay tidy. Love & Hugs Lynda Brock xx

Myra in Florida welcome to the caring Wilsonette family Sending you Big Hugs Lynda xx

Steph Fire & Ice......flake glitter & sticky sheets I could feel you shaking here in Kent hope you have calmed now sending you gentle Hugs lovely lady you do make me smile love Lynda xx

Cheryl B hope hospital test went well for you today Sending gentle Hugs Lynda xx

Nancy D hope your hospital visit went well for you also Gentle Hugs Lynda xx

TOB Theresa I had a look for your mojo behind the beach huts but sorry no luck Hugs Lynda xx

Norah Rory & family thinking of you as always sweet lady love Lynda xx

Baby Leo & Skyla sending gentle hugs xx

Special Hugs to Sandra,Margaret corgi owner, Tina E & Claire,Nanna Tina,Tres,Tandy,Wheely Bad & Billy, TOB Theresa,Lynne M & fur babies,hope your ok Camille,Steph Jean D,Yorkilass,Lindsay,Hazel,Julie Laz,Janet Ecco,Helen K,Myra P,Mrs B,Maureen K,Pauline A,Brenda L Heather T Cheryl B,Dianeandchipps still missing you hope your ok.
Love & Hugs to all who needs one Lynda xx

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue, I can't wait to go and watch this video as the card looks so beautiful. You're just doing this to force me into stocking up with some sparkles aren't you lol. I love the effect you get your little tub of 'ice crystals' and I have to get some when I get my piercing ruler...finally. As always, thanks for sharing with us. x

SusanP, Kent said...

Lovely fire and ice. Such a great technique and a beautiful result! I will watch the video tomorrow.

Gail said...

Gorgeous card - luv everything about it xx GailT xx

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I watched the video this morning and forgot to leave a comment (old age doesn't come on it's own lol). This technique is my favourite also and I always love the completed card it looks so pretty. When I first used the gilding flakes I always put too much on, it's only after watching you demo that I saw you only need a small amount. I received my prize Sue thank you so much they are gorgeous. My poinsettia multi buy has arrived and I can't wait to play with them. Hope everyone has a fabulous time at Ally Pally.
TOB due to personal problems I lost my mojo but have now found mine, hope you find yours soon. Sending you some of mine.
Sending hugs to Norah, yorkielass and Ita
Hugs x
Heather T

Anonymous said...

I must have a go at this technique - it is so effective.

Anne (Northampton)

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue, another totally brilliant video and a stunning card thank you, I love the fire and ice technique - it is so effective. Love it all!
A big thank you for all your wonderful ideas and inspiration. Take care love Brenda xxx

Sending hugs to Norah, Pam, Ita, Yorkielass and anyone else who needs, them keep well everyone.

Janet, I totally understand your duvet expedition, I can just about cope with our king-size cover, but when staying at one of our daughters I was trying to be helpful and put on her super king size cover - it was a nightmare !!!! Hope Physio went well and you get some relief. LOL

TOB you do realise you've got all these ladies searching their homes and gardens everywhere they go for your Mojo! - I bet it's just "BEHIND YOU" seriously though, hope it comes back to you soon,
take care.

Sandra, Hope the girls manage well on their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition. I know at the end of it they will come home very pleased and proud of what they have achieved - but will be exhausted. Have a safe journey on Saturday, I'm sure you're in for a laugh all the way, it made me think of times I helped on primary school trips, you no sooner leave school and they ask "are we nearly there yet?" Or "Miss can I have my packed lunch now" oh happy days!!!

Theresa Pace said...

great technique. elegant card. need to give it a go. would be great for christmas card xx

Caron28 said...

Hello Sue. Stunning card and amazing technique. Xx

AnneRD said...

A lovely technique Sue and gorgeous card. Anne x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card as always with this technique. So glad I learnt it properly from you in Aberdeen.

Eventually arrived safely in Dorset after thick fog in Edinburgh and thunderstorms in Southampton delayed the flight somewhat but it has been a beautuful evening and my sister and I have been enjoying a good old gossip. Safe journey to all those travelling over the next few days.
Frances

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

I love fire and ice, just need to get me some ice!!! Hopefully I'll get to watch later. Hugs to you and Mom from Billy and I.

Norah, sending love to you all. We'll be so happy to have you back but only when you're ready.

Hugs to all in hospital, treatment or physio.

Theresa, I've heard that for lost mojo you can try this- lucky dip. One die set, one stamp set, an EF, one cardstock/ paper or both. Then pick ink, embellishment, embossing powder etc in matching or co ordinating colour. Doesn't matter if you close your eyes and point or roll a dice etc to choose then work with whatever comes out. It's just a bit of fun to get yourself rolling again. I had a good look on my ceiling as that's what I can see best from here!

I'm pretty tired but wanted to check in. 2 interviews down, 2 tomorrow and meeting prospective cleaner too. Once done I pick 2/3 people to meet Billy and I and choose from there. This will be hard as both ladies I spoke to today were lovely!

Hugs all round, the more you need the more you take :-) I have to sign off now and think about bed as today was exhausting! I'm being good and getting my rest. If I don't get back before I wish Sue a great weekend at Ally Pally and just a great a weekend to the Wilsonettes attending.

Crafty hugs,

T x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the Fire and Ice technique.
Thank you for the demo.
Veronique L

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Looking forward to watching this video, card looks lovely. SueL x

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for showing this technique as I'd forgotten how you'd done it.Love the card.

Paula said...

Beautiful card Sue,

Paula x

Janice K said...

Another fantastic card, love the fire and ice technique it gives such a rich, opulent look.x

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful card with an easy to follow video. It is great to have lots of you tubes to watch showing techniques. Thanks Sue.
Jan
Northampton

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue,

A fabulous card must try your fire and ice technique it looks stunning .thanks Sue hugs xx

Crafty hugs to yorkielass,lynda and all wilsonettes
Hugs
Jean D xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi sue
Another stunning card
Thank you
Tracey mcintyre

Laura O said...

stunning card ,love it .Laura O

GeeBee88 said...

Hi Sue and everyone What a beautiful card today. I really like this technique. Gx

hazel said...

Hi Sue
I am very late posting today as my PC decided to act up. Finally managed to sort it
Oh now this is one Stunning card. Love your fire and ice technique it has the WOW factor
Will watch your video tomorrow as i must get to bed.
Take care
Hazel G XX

Sandy H said...

Hi Sue, this is a stunning card. Thanks for the video - makes it so much easier to understand. I'm still working up to trying this technique for the first time.

Hope all who are going to Ally Pally on Saturday have a wonderful time.

Take care everyone.

Darlene4527 said...

Beautiful card again! Will have to watch the video a little later but am looking forward to it.

Jackie Meechan said...

gorgeous card Sue love it.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Great card. Thanks for sharing technique, will try it on baubles.

One part puzzled me though. Re: the straight ribbon you demonstrated gilding - was there a reason to use glue to put on card could you not have exposed the 'unused' side of the double sided tape?

Luv AnnS

Dawn Holben said...

Fabulous card it just looks so stunning and very
oppulent and any one would love to recieve a card like this.

lindyloo12 said...

Just gorgeous!

Theresa said...

Hi Sue
Sorry I am playing catch up yet again
But have to say I love this technique not done it but do love it
It looks stunning. Going to watch the video and have a go me thinks
Was going to come to Alexandra Palace but not able to make it
Asked June Smith to pass on my best wishes so keep an eye out for her she will be in a wheel chair and is one of your wilsonettes. Lol
You have a good day
And a brilliant show.
Love Theresa. X

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Sue fantastic video,card stunning ,and love everything you used on the card.
I am way,way,behind on visiting the blog.
Ita.

Jean Bullock said...

It's been a busy week and I have fallen behind on my visits and compliments. I am so glad I watched the video. The video really shows the exquisite beauty of this card. I love those gilded flakes and the snow glitter. Here is my pin. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/415386765605031535/

I also pinned the card http://www.pinterest.com/pin/415386765605031535/ Every time I watch one of your videos, I learn so much. Thank you.

Happy Nana said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, I have one to make for a 90year old. Guess what I'm copying.
By the way Sue, loving the new outfits you're wearing, very pretty.

Gloria xx

DeyaniraC said...

Hello Sue
Loved this card and the technique Absolutely perfect.
I am trying to emulate you making my own cards. I am new in the art of card making.
Thank you very much for sharing your beautiful work with us.
Have a blissful night.