Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

 Morning bloggers!  This is one of my favourite Christmas cards made with my Festive die line.  It is just so simple and elegant.  I started with a piece of coconut white card and scored a double line around the edge.  Using the Justrite Large Elegant Christmas sentiment set, I stamped my greeting in the upper corner using a Clear Perfect Medium pad, then heat embossed it with Gold detail powder.  I cut two of each of the Mosaic Poinsettia in different sizes out of coconut white card.  I went around the edges with the Cosmic Shimmer dries clear glue and then coated it with Iced Snow and set it aside to dry.  Once dry, I assembled the two flowers for my card.  I used a white crystal sparkler in the centres topped with a flatback white pearl glued to the middle of them.  I cut several of the Holly Spray die and added them around my flowers as accents.  The card was completed with a white pierced mat layer, a thin vintage gold card mat then a final white mat.  The finished dimensions are 7 1/4" x  8 3/4" in size.  If you would like to be included in the drawing to win this card, please leave me a comment on this post (directions are on the right hand side of the blog).  I will draw a name and announce it on Saturday's blog post!  All for now, Sue x


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Pam said...

Love today's card Sue, anyone would love to receive this so very beautiful.
Sandra, glad Mum had a good time, her trip sounded lovely.
Steph, hope the injection didn't have the nasty effects of the last one and that you can feel some improvement.
Hope everyone has a good day, hugs all round.

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Good Morning Sue and all the crafty crew!!

Perfect card for today!! really love the holly spray and the die is great I had to sneak it in my basket at Ally Pally!!

Have a great day everyone but remember to take your brolly
Cameeli xx

auscrafts said...

love the holly spray beautiful card

Cazzie D said...

Good morning Sue. This is my sort of card! I just love the simple elegance, it makes such a statement. Caz x

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue

Beautiful card, love your Christmas dies and this card shows them off so well, love it

Muriel x

Jan.moogie said...

Filigree magic wow Sue love this card and would give it a very good home. These holly dies are the best ever Sue now all you have to do is design another leafy die with embossing qualities showing the veins like the holly dies and I will have your children for you Ha Ha, xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Very elegant card. Thank you, Take care all Kitty.

Anonymous said...

Yep, Sue, this is one gorgeous card. Love it all. Your holly spray and all the poinsettia dies are really great but don't have them - yet! However, bought the Justrite stamps after you featured them, just for this greeting. So elegant.
Jan Moogie - you dd make me laugh!

'P' in Wales

Heather T - so glad for you that the news is better.

lilygee said...

Simply elegant - these poinsettia dies look beautiful however they are used. The sparkler looks so good with them. Love the double scoring.
Lilygee x

Linda28 said...

Morning Sue, Love the card along with the holly and poinsettia dies, I have a few of your Christmas collection and they are a dream to use, so much versatility. Keep crafting! Have a good day everyone. Linda.

Sandra Biggs said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning giveaway card. Anyone would be very happy to win this card. I am keeping everything crossed it might be me.
Happy crafting

Andrea said...

Good morning Sue and all your loyal Wilsonettes,
I have never posted a comment on any blog in my life. I have been crafting for the past ten years or so. Your cards and talent are second none. I have watched all your videos many times. I draw inspiration from your work but mainly from your talent.
I've been going through a terrible time for the past five years, which is not about you end soon. Thanks to you and your loyal fans and not forgetting my beautiful dog, it is what helps to get through much of it.
it is a pleasure to read all the kind comments you all send one another. Not only about how talented you are but how you all support one another, it's truly amazing.
On a lighter note, I have the majority of your dies, unfortunately not the holly spray as yet. I will hope to buy it at some point. I would love to win your card, it would be the first time in my life that I have won anything.
I wish you and all the people who regularly blog a very good day and happy times and long may this blog continue.
Todays offering is as exceptional as ever, I too have a very similar tastes to you. Good luck to the happy winner. I look forward to being part of this community.
Many thanks to Sue and all on this blog. Xx

AliJ said...

Beautiful card would live to win it.

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Stunning christmas card would love to win any sue Wilson cards thankyou tracyw x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue
This card is so elegant in its simplicity - would love to win it to go with my other beautiful card in my craft room.
May I say Welcome to Andrea - you pulled heart my heart strings reading your comment.
Whatever you may be doing enjoy your day.
Sheila x

Kazbomps said...

Another beautiful csrd Sue. So elegant. I love it. Karen x

Cee Bee said...

Now that is an elegant card!! Love it
Hugs n stuff
Carol B

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. Love your elegant cards and this is a favourite. The embossed lines around the edge just add that "something" and frame the sentiment, poinsettias and holly sprays beautifully.
Welcome to the best blog ever Andrea. Hope that you haven't had a bad reaction to your injection Steph. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is stunning, and so very elegant. Love the poinsettia flowers with the bling on. Anyone would love to win this. Have a great day. Bx

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue,

I love this card, it is so elegant.

Love, Roz.x

Maria Illsley said...

A beautiful card so elegant xxx

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
A lovely card and so elegant in white and gold
Pat x

sonja_w said...

Stunning card, I absolutely adore those poinsettia dies. xx

Helen Jones said...

Hi sue love this card I got these die to do this card while you were at colemans the others week I will be trying them out on Sunday. best wishes Helen

Eemeli said...

Oh no, I don't think I have words to describe how absolutely stunning and
gorgeous and beautiful and elegant and wow-factoring and great this is. Love
everything about it (especially those stinking-gorgeous lacy die-cut flowers)!


Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
I think I have to say this is my all time favourite Christmas card of all time. It is just so stunning!
Gail Cx

Linda Graham said...

Beautiful card Sue,i have the holly die and have made three cards so far and six more all cut and ready to put together,its great you made them in opposite directions perfect for wreaths,thank you, Linda x

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is stunning it is so pretty. It would be a joy to own. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

Rosie said...

Wonderful card and I have everything to do the same except the bling. Would love to see it close up!

PharmacyMichele said...

Wow-simply stunning, very elegant. Can't wait to see you on TV tomorrow for more lovely ideas.


Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue
Stunning card Sue, would love to win it. Quite strange really, as I actually made one in a similar style yesterday, but nowhere as lovely as this. But at least I tried.
Exciting day today, as our Son is home from France for a few days, so catching up with him and his partner for lunch and they are staying overnight.they always have around an 1,100 mile drive back to the UK from the Jura Valley where they live.
I am hoping to get some time in my craft room after they have left tomorrow, so I am going to try and make this card, thank you Sue for all that you do. Looking forward to the shows tomorrow.
Dawn Searle

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue, today's card is stunning and very elegant. Just love it. Hazel xx

June said...

Morning Sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes. Such a wonderful way to greet us this morning with this card, I love, love, love it. So elegant and a joy to receive, what a treasure. I shall definitely be doing something like this when I come back from craft club this afternoon.

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

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sie wow I've got to agree with you this is one of my favourite Christmas cards it's so classy. I have just the place were this could go in my craftroom. Take care sue xxx

Debs A xxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, this is such a beautiful and elegant card, anyone would be thrilled to receive it. Thank you for your wonderful inspiration.

Love Rosemarie xx

Jill Berg said...

Fab card - love the filigree poinsettia die. It is stunning in white

Anonymous said...

Beautifully elegant card today, Sue. Stunning!
Jimi Mac

Caroljsmith said...

What a stunner sue I would love to win this one and I would give it pride of place.

Marion Bull said...

What a stunning card you have given us today Sue. So simple and elegant, anyone would love to reeve one of these!
Marion B xx

Jayne S said...

Beautiful card, white on white always looks so stunning..

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the card I have just bought the poinsettias die yesterday will love making this card love Jean Z xxx

Denise Bryant said...

Elegant card! Love the white on white!

TDQ Karen said...

Just stunning, love the poinsettia and the holly is so pretty

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. This is another stunning Christmas card. It is gorgeous, I love the white on white and the Mosaic Poinsettias : )
Welcome Andrea : )
Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care.

Debbie Tinks said...

Stunning card Sue .. Love to have it pride of place in my study ... Happy Crafting ... x

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - think your Holly spray is a fave - love this card - so classy
Clare W

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Absolutely stunning and soooo very elegant. I would love to put this card on my mantelpiece and give it a good home.

Aspiring crafter said...

A stunning card Sue, just beautiful!

Sam Smithard said...

Morning Sue,
"Well My Dear Friend You've Done It Once More"
Your Cards Never Ever Cease To Amaze Me.
Today's Awesome Card Is Truly Beautiful I Love The White On White With A Touch Of Gold So Elegant And Extremely Rich. I Have The JustRite Sentiments I Just Love The Boldness Of This One With The Fabulous Flourish At The End, I Love How You've Heat Embossed In Gold To Make Your Sentiment Stand Out On The White Card. I Just Love Your Stunning Poinsettia's, I'm Happy To Say I now Have Them After I Placed A Special Order, After I Returned From Holiday I Just Love How You've Touched The Edges With The Awesome Iced Snow, I Love The Holly Spray And The White Gem's Placed In The Centre Of Your Poinsettia's. I'm Trying So Very Hard To Practice My Piercing Around The Edges But It's Driving Me Crazy As I Can't Seem To Get It Correct I'll Get Most Of It O.K. Then One Side Goes Wrong, It Gets Me Very Cross With Myself.
Sue Thank You For Sharing This Remarkable Card Its Just So Beautiful, Thank You For All Your Hard Work Thank You For The Great Photography Shots And This Tremendous Blog.
Sue Take Great Care
Love And Hugs
From Sam x
Hugs To All
Welcome To Andrea.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, WOW WOW WOW absolutely
gorgeous just my type of card these
mosaic poinsettia are so different I
have a couple of them as dies but these
are a must have.
good luck everyone.
Nancyd xx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Beautiful, elegant card Sue.

Lacelady said...

Oh, my, Sue, this is such an elegant card, anyone would be delighted to own it.

Clai01 said...

Oh my goodness the card is so beautiful I just love it!
it's just looks so seasonal and perfect. x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Elegant and pretty and the sentiment stamp is super.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Jean Johnston said...

Simply perfect. I would love to receive a card like this.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, stunning, elegant card! Who wouldn't love to win this one! Love Jean xxx

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue What a stunning card, I just love white on white. Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

val jones said...

Just one word-STUNNING. I have all the ingrediants for this so just might have a play this afternoon.
Love Val in Spain x

Jean Johnston said...

I have just commented, before reading Andrea's post and would like to add warm welcome to her and hope this blog continues to help her cope with her problems.

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Wow! Today's card is simply elegant and your poinsettia dies are the prettiest out of all my poinsettia sets of dies (and I have quite a few of them). The holly spray is gorgeous and so useful. I love how you've embossed around the edges it adds interest. I must get this set of stamps maybe next year you can design a 'Merry Christmas' die.
Thank you 'P' in Wales
Welcome Andrea to the best blog in the world.
Hugs x
Heather T

Breezes said...

Stylish, elegant and looks simple but made with great techniques. Love it !

Hugs, Rose xx

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue , white on white stunning as always it never fails to delight. Simple, elegant and beautiful. Welcome Andrea and take care everyone x

CHERYL brown said...

So very elegant, anyone would love to win or receive this card.
Welcome to Andrea for joining us on the blog. Keep up your spirits my dear, you will find there are many Wilsonettes willing to lend a friendly shoulder for you to lean on. So put your arms around your shoulders and squeeze hard. Now you have a hug from me.
Hugs to all Cheryl xx

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, today's card is so very elegant & simply exquisite! The poinsettia dies are so beautiful together with your holly spray!
Yet another 'must have'
Janette x

Rosie said...

Good Morning Sue

A stunning card for a give away and would love to win white on white...
Have a good day everyone...xxxx

Diane said...

Hi Sue this card is really beautiful. I have the holly sprays but keep drooling over the poinsettia ones - perhaps they will be at a bargain price tomorrow :). Have been playing with the baubles but haven't started any card yet!!!!! Have a great day love Diane G xxxx
Welcome to the blog Andrea xx

Jacquie said...

This is stunning Sue. Not sure why you are not showing up on the blog today I had to go onto yesterdays blog to access it.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Joan D said...

Fabulous card.have the poinsettia die, but must get this filigree one. It makes for a stunning look. Xx

familygits said...

I like this lots and would love to win it.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue If i won this card it would have center stage on my mantle shelf this Christmas as i think it just beautiful. Take Care
Elaine H X

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
My favourite Christmas card so far, it's stunning. I just love the poinsettia die and I managed to get the holly die last week, est dies ever. Looking forward to your shows tomorrow.
Have a good day.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful and so elegant love it

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Your card today is absolutely stunning, what more can I say, stunning. SueL x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Well! This is definitely my type of card. I love it! So very elegant with the touches of gold from the embossing powder and mat. I am sure that whoever wins this will treasure it forever and it will have pride of place every Christmas.
Steph hope injection went well and that you didn't have the horrible reaction. Norah sounds like you had a horrible time with the injection. I sometimes wonder why some people trained to be doctors as they have no compassion or bedside manner. Why on earth could they not have given you anaesthetic first! You made me smile with the washing day memories. Hope you get on well today with Rory. A big welcome to Andrea - this is a very special blog! Sending love and hugs to all especially Pam, Wheely, Yorkielass, Maureen, Sandra, Steph, Norah, Myra,Tres, Ecco, Lindsay,Lynne ( hope you two are ok) and everyone else. Love Alison xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
What a gorgeous gift for today. I must say now at the start of my post that my space for one of your wonderful gifts has been dusted off and ready to receive.
How could anyone fail not to fall in love white on white with a tiny bit of gold so special; so soft and so so dreamy.

Andrea - welcome to the most special blog there is. Hope you continue to comment with us for
our very special star Sue Wilson. You have now become one of the 'Wilsonette Sisters'.

It's all systems go for France tomorrow so sisters please be ready to pick me up by the end of the day as you know how today is going to go don't you!!!

To all who are under the weather hoping you feel better very soon. To all take care and stay safe.
I'll not see you for the next couple of days so please I do not want to see any reports of broken bones or visits making friends with the floor etc when I return.
Janet x

Shirley Terretta said...

Hi Sue,

WOW. Really love it. Stunning and elegant. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxx

Janet k said...

Morning Sue, this is such a beautiful and elegant card, I have just ordered the holly die can't wait for it to arrive so I can have a go, kind regards Janet k xx

DMJ said...

Another elegant card, one that I would be so pleased to receive.

Doreen x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I have these beautiful dies and love them. Today's card is just so elegant, so if I'm not lucky enough to win it I will make a copy!! Thank you for all your wonderful ideas. Best wishes

Marion said...

Hi Sue what a stunning card ,love white on white ,if was lucky enough to win this card it would be on display every Christmas.
Marion H

hazel young said...

As always Sue stunning beautiful card xx hazel

Anonymous said...

Absolutely fabulous! The card is so elegant , Sue. Fingers crossed for the draw.

gwen70 said...

Absolutely beautiful

Petras Bastelschätze said...

Eine ganz wundervolle Karte in weiß. Die Weihnachtsstern Stanzschblonen sind der Hammer, ich mag die sehr!
Liebe Grüße Petra

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue.
I love the card. I think white Christmas cards are so classy.
Regards, Evis M.

Julie Kay said...

Beautiful Sue, I cannot believe how fabulous all your cards are. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Oh my word! Elegance to perfection....I adore today's card!!
So stunning!
A warm welcome to Andrea I hope being amongst a caring bunch of ladies gives you some cheer and helps you through the days
Hugs to everyone and hope your days get better very soon.

Love Sheila xx

Kate's Cards said...

Beautiful! xxx

Sandra said...

Good morning Sue & lovely blog friends,
Wow, today's card! What can I say.....I think this will be my chosen design for Christmas card this year, I love everything about it, down to the font of the justrite sentiment! Can't wait for your shows tomorrow Sue, I got a sneaky feeling it's going to be a busy day! Hugs xx
Andrea, welcome to the loveliest, friendliest, most welcoming Blog in existence, our motto should be " a problem shared is a problem halved!" It really is so comforting when one of the lovely ladies on this blog responds to a comment that you make, some of us are in situations like yourself, it doesn't matter wether you are in pain, unwell, grieving, lonely or just a little crazy (as most of us are a little bit) you are welcome here,!
Janet, how did yesterday go? Is it all systems go, shall it get my 'cozzy' out! I have everything crossed for you, so that you can shoot off to your lovely home in Burgundy, I reckon it sounds a perfect location for a Wilsonette weekend ! Haha, I couldn't imagine Mr E's face as we all arrived with Grand Calibur's in hand, it would probably be a bit like Pat's Pete, who had hoovered and tidied everywhere before we arrived, Pat's lovely home was spotless, then we all got our Calibur's out and our dies,after many ooo's and aaaah's we set to work cutting and sharing our dies, five hours later their dining room was a mess, you can imagine, all the waste from all of us (although I will add that Sue 'mrs B' had managed to contain most of her mess on the table) anyway, needless to say Pete came in and just stood there looking around, in shock! I think our combined beaming faces made it took a little of the shock away! We are going again today, so sorry in advance Pete, please don't Hoover before we arrive!
Norah, thanks so much for the little trip down memory lane! my Nana, had a huge washing machine that you lifted the top off and it had a big 'adgitator' thing in the middle, the best part though was the mangle on the back, I used to love watching her do that, poor Nan though one day (she was a large lady) got her boob caught in the mangle, I didn't witness it myself, but vividly remember m dad chuckling about it saying that maybe she should through them over shoulder to keep them out of harms way! Hangs x. Then there was wash day at home, like you said Norah, the washing was all piled up in dark & lights, we filled the machine I think it heated up, the water was extremely hot, I remember pulling it out of the wash part and into the spinner section, putting a little grey disc thing on top, it used to spin so fast,we would rinse it in the spinner with a hose, boy those whites used to be really white though! For making things super white I recall my mum buying this 'blue bag' thing, it seemed to work. I loved wash days at home. Today's machine don't get the same results I don't think,! Since Paul took over most of the housework jobs he has found his little ways and routines to manage all the chores, his laundry sorting always makes me smile, he doesn't have darks/lights and then mid colours (light blues,greys etc) he has.......... A red wash, blue wash, black, white, towel wash, my neighbour was always amazed by his colour themed washing! But credit where it is due, he has never damaged anything colour wise!
Steph, I hope your injection went smoothly and that you can maybe get some rest today!
Maureen, after my early start yesterday, I would have gladly crawled under that duvet with you to watch Sue's video! ( part two to follow)

Sandra said...

Luckily for me Paul was back last night , so I didn't even hear Milo this morning, first thing I was aware of was Paul bringing me tea and toast at seven, I am so lucky in some respects, my husband being the main one!
I must go now to pack for my day with the girls! Sorry for the major waffling, Norah you shouldn't have got me wandering down memory Lane, but thank you xxx
I would like to send a virtual hug to each and everyone of you, you are an amazing bunch xxxxx
Sandra xxxxx

IVY Cheong said...

Good morning Sue,

I have got the Holly Spray dies and I will give it a go at creating this elegant card.


Ivy l xx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful Christmas card love the way you have arranged the flowers and holly sprays so delicate.

Hugs to all Annx without an "e"

Maryann Laursen said...

Sooooooooo so beautiful work here again Sue. I love the all in white look, sooo elegant and everything is kept in a very elegant style.

SHARICA said...

I Adore this card .. xx

Unknown said...

Good morning all,
Such a beautiful, elegant card.
Best wishes,
Susan McG x

Susan Battensby said...

Love the card today Sue, so elegant and love the clean feel of the card, less is more. Must get the holly die, it's just so pretty. Thank you for all the inspiration. Am always amazed that you blog every day, I don't know how you do it, you must have a house elf to do all the housework!!!

Esther Farquharson said...

Hi Sue
What an elegant card this is, it conjures up thoughts of a room decorated for Christmas, a log stove burning brightly and snow silently falling outside. Thank you for another beautiful card.
Hugs and kisses
Luv Esther x
from a beautiful morning here in the Highlands

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
This card is gorgeous,love the white on white quite stunning.

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue,
What a beautiful card and as you say so simple , I haven't the particular dies but I'm sure I can substitute with ones I do have . Clean, crisp and a winter wonder!!!! Thanks Sue hugs to you xxx
Welcome Andrea xx

Crafty hugs to yorkielass, Lynda and all wilsonettes , have a good day.

Jean D xxxx

hollyberry said...

Gorgeous,elegant card that anyone would love to receive.

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
WOW this card is stunning, just love it, anyone would love to receive this including me.
I have finally cut Peace and Joy out and will be crafting later today
Carol x

Barbara W said...

Hi Sue
Another simply stunning card.
It would work in so many colours.
Looking forward to seeing more of your elegant and gorgeous cards.
love Barbara W

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunner today, and I actually have this set of stamps. Bought it while I was in Bournemouth a few months ago. I also love your mosaic poinsetta but might have do do with the other ones I have. I to used to watch my mother in law with her washing machine. And would you believe I actually had one when I was first married as that was all I could afford. Second hand of course.
Another session today with the girls. Pete sAys we aren't girls we are ladies, not to sure about that though with the way are conversations were going last week.
Steph hope the injection isn't playing havoc with you today and I hope your week is going well Pam. Hugs to all in need today.

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue, love this card. It's so elegant and my favourite White on White, love it.
Take care love Brenda xxx

Steph - hope the injection went well and you didn't have had a bad reaction, take care.

Janet - so please Mr E's INR was fine and you can get to France.

Andrea - Welcome to this amazing family.

Norah. - I love your childhood stories, keep them coming. The mangle one brought back memories to me. When are girls was small I took them a friend and her girls to a hotel that had an open-air swimming pool, but then the best thing was they had this mangle at the side of the pool for ringing up your towels They spent more time playing with the mangle than in the water!!!

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning Christmas card this is just such a beautiful card love it ,hugs Sarah xx

Pam Pope said...

Hi Sue
White on white fabulous, I'm sure anyone would love to get this card, so good luck to all,
Hugs Pam x

KP said...

Oh what a beautiful card Sue, I do love the tonal cards and this is just gorgeous Karen xx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This card is absolutely gorgeous! I have this Holly die and have used it on all my Christmas cards this year. It really is very pretty. Thanks for sharing.
Good luck everyone.

spoole said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card today, simple but elegant.
Kind regards,

Denise Hancock said...

Hi sue lovely simple Christmas card.
Denise X

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
how elegant is this card - absolutely beautiful. Am so glad I've got those dies.
Hugs, Rose

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely clean and crisp Cjristmas card, the holly spray just might be my next purchase!
Would love to win this.
Have a good day everyone, take care, Jess x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a stunning christmas card. I love everything about it. It's classy, elegant and it's a white on white card you can't get better than that. Good luck for tomorrow but i am sure everything will go well.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful elegant card, love it and so will the lucky winner!
Welcome Andrea to the best blog ever
Hugs and best wishes to everyone

barbiepinkfairy said...

Absolute Class! Have already planned to do something very similar on gift box lids for Christmas presents!

Welcome Andrea to the wonderful Wilsonette sisters!

Sandra, think those machines were known as twin tubs my Gran had one saying that my mum's neighbours still have one but there again they have only just got a colour TV!

Overslept! Worked a twilight and then indulged myself with a glass of Pinot Grigio and watched a Spandau documentary I had recorded in peace! It was worth it!!!

Steph, hope all went well?

Love to all xxx

Roisin said...

It's so beautiful & elegant Sue.....a bit like yourself really!!
Good luck to all!
Have a great day!

Oksana said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue! Love this card too.xx

Pamela Hancher said...

I'm new to this blog although have been following Sue for many years, just thought I'd have a go today. So this card, what a beauty. So elegant and not too many elements in it. This is the next card on my list, done around 52 so far so only about 20 to go. Phew. Have a great crafty day

Sparrow said...

Lovely card Sue. I will check out the shows tomorrow, how many samples will there be? I am sure you have made some more with your French and Austrian dies. Will they last the day?

Anonymous said...

That's the nicest Christmas card I have ever seen. Love it
Phil D

Natalia Smith said...

Absolutely beautiful, love the flowers and holly flourishes x

ellyscard creatief said...

Gr Elly

Christine said...

Another classy card, I love white on white ! Would love to own this one, thanks for the chance.
Christine (Andypandy) x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. Welcome Andrea so lovely to see you blog on the best and most beautiful blog in craft world. We all adore Sue and her cards, so sit back and enjoy what support we can give to you during your bad times.

Its no wonder you adore this card Sue, its perfection and beauty.

So lovely to read your Wilsonettes intro on the CE blog today, see the inspiration you give pays off. So looking forward to watching all your show's tomorrow, they look beautifull but no suprise there : )
Sending bunches of gentle love to all that are unwell or full of sorrow.
Love you.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Chris Curry said...

I love this type of card. I have used poinsettias and the gorgeous holly sprays on a lot of my Christmas cards, but smaller versions. The cost of posting is ridiculous. This card is beautiful and definitely for some one special. Thank you Sue. Xx

Maureen Killen said...

Good morning Sue, and all the ladies.
I know that I'm repeating myself, but Sue this is absolutely gorgeous. Just up my street.
Sandra, It was probably a Reckitt's dolly blue you used in the laundry. I know I will seem terribly old but I used to help mum do the washing with the poss tub and she always used a dolly blue. There was a separate big mangle which was posh in that it had an enamel lid which was used when mum baked and made pastry on when not washing, and on washing day was raised to put the clothes through the mangle before hanging them out. It was some time in the 50's before mum got an electric washer and, because she was frightened of electricity, I did the washing for her. Dad bought her a huge Servis washer with wringer attached, and the old mangle was left in the kitchen to use as a bench.
Carpets were swept with a brush or taken out and put over the line to "thwack". No fitted carpets then, they were squares with lino around the sides of the room - ah the good old days!!!!
I laughed at your description of Pat's house after your crafting day!
Andrea, welcome to the blog.
Ecco Janet, enjoy France. Wrap up warm.
Love and hugs to all my friends xx

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Great card today Sue, it is very elegant and is definitely one of my favorites.
Lorna D

camelot67 said...

Good morning Sue,

I totally agree this is one of my favourites too. Thanks for sharing and hope you enjoy the rest of your day.
Margaret A.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Simply STUNNING. A beautiful Christmas Card. Love it, Love it.
Thank you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

Anonymous said...

Elegant card.

Take care


ros hodgkins said...

Hello Sue, I just love this very simple yet stunning all white card. I would love to be in the draw to own it. I must save foe the holly spray as its really effective .
X Ros

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
Fab u lous as they say on strictly this gets a 10 from me love it love it.
I have to get that flower die.

crafty hugs Helen Terry xxxx

Crafty Clare said...

Hi Sue
Haven't commented before but WOW will be having a go at making this card. Crafty Clare xx

Sioux P said...

Lovely card again Sue. You really do keep coming up with them. Another one I might have a go at. Thank you as always

Susan White said...

Love everything about today's card! So beautiful and elegant - Susan x

Janice Wallace said...

Morning all, this is a PROPER Christmas card. Ticks all the boxes for me.
Janice W

purplenana said...

Hello Sue

I really love this card and white on white seems to be so on trend as it's still festive but not too OTT. I would of course love to receive your card should I be lucky enough, you never know one of these days!!

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Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous Christmas card. I love the white with gold, so elegant and would love to win your card.

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and Wilsonette Angels,
Oh Sue, today's card looks so beautiful with the touch of gold and the beautiful crispness of the white. I love how you have made your beautiful poinsettia's and holly branches the main focus of the card and with just the plain white card back ground it doesn't have show up. So beautiful, but then i do love a SW white card as they are probably my all time favourites. Thank you Sue for another wonderful creation.
Pam, take it easy at work today, i know you are only there for 3 hours but you are still going to be shattered when you come home. Please break in gently back to full time.
Steph, i am hoping that you are back with us again after yesterdays ordeal. Hope that it wasn't as bad as the last time for you.
Janet, i have my fingers crossed for you and Mr E for today, hope everything goes right so that you can return to your other home. I promise i will try very hard not to have a conversation with the floor before you return Janet, but i can't speak for Diane, but she says she is going to try harder.
Good morning Andrea and welcome to the wonderful world of Sue Wilson and the Wilsonettes. I hope you will be really happy here with us as we are a very caring bunch and have the kindest set of friends you could ever wish to meet. You will notice that we are not bias or anything, but we all think the same about our lovely Sue's blog, it is the very best and contains the very best of people as well. I hope if we can do nothing else for you, we can lift your spirits each day.
Dawn, enjoy having your lovely son home for the short while with his partner. What a drive they have to get to see you, as it must wipe them out that journey. Are they over for long?
June, have a great time at your craft club this afternoon flower as it is so nice to see what others are making and the different styles that there is out there.
Alison, i went because i have bad circulation and my grandmother who was diabetic lost first her toes and then her feet to it, so when my doctor said they could do something and mum used to get so worried about the colour of my toes and feet, i thought i should go. I'll put it this way, a vet has more compassion on how they use a needle in an animal than that doctor had with me. I will stick with the blue/black toes before i will go back to that man again.
Welcome Petras to the wonderful world of Sue Wilson and becoming a Wilsonette. I am sorry i cannot read German, but we all welcome you to our world.
A warm welcome Pamela, i hope that you enjoy coming in to say hello and making friends with us all, as we have the loveliest people in the whole world in here.

Norah McPhee said...

Sandra, Paul and i work on the same system regarding colour scheming in the washing machine which is probably why i have so many piles. The rubber disc/ring that you put on top of the washing in the spinner was to stop any stray socks, knickers or that making a bid for freedom. I remember mum thinking just how wonderful it was to have a real washing machine. As you can imagine Jim was forever climbing and holing his trousers, shoes and generally getting manky. I could never keep to my feet and we always set out an hour earlier than needed as mum always had to take us back home to change as i had fallen over my big feet yet again or the wind got a hold of all three of us and lifted us off the ground and into.... well we lived on a farm, so need i say anything more about why we needed to get changed those times. Awh the fun of being young and your welcome Sandra because i know that it wasn't just in my dreams of the idyllic memories of yesteryear. Have a great day with Mrs B and Pat. I bet Pete’s face just dropped when he seen the mess that 3 innocent looking cherubs could make. I bet he doesn't do anything as rash as hoover again before you lot come. Have fun.
Well, i am going to fight with dst as it does not want to part from it's backing, so me and it are going to do battle today. It's not even the red liner dst, it's the stuff from Mei Flower, 30 rolls for £10, so if you here screaming it is probably me taking a temper tantrum at it.
Have a great day everyone with hugs to all my angels,
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (glenochil)

Anonymous said...

Lovely card to brighten another dreary day. I love everything about it, from the font of the script to its classic simplicity. Whoever wins this will love it!

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, This card is exquisite, love the holly spray. Enjoy the rest of your day.
Welcome Andrea.
Hugs to Jean D and everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Alison D said...

Hi Sue, love today's card. A beautiful elegant creation that everyone would love to receive (especially me, lol!) Love and hugs,
Alison D x

Nana on the Hill said...

This card is really up my street, a classic beauty which would grace any mantle. Love it!

Joanna Dickson said...

Classically Stunning Sue. Understated but beautiful.
Love to all
Jo xx

Sue said...

A gorgeous card Sue,love everything about it

Jackie Whiteman said...

I love this card, so beautiful in it's simplicity - and for a change I have all the elements to be able to recreate it for myself - lovely jubbly!!

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous Sue I just love the simplicity of this and wouldn't anyone love to receive this card at Christmas.


Jill Liddle said...

Love this card, very classy.

Lesley Cann said...

Absolutely love this card it is so elegant. Looking forward to your shows.

Wendy L said...

Love this one, so beautiful.
So looking forward to seeing you and John on C&C tomorrow. xxx

redfox said...

This is simply stunning Sue. I think I'm going to try and re-create this with the other set of your poinsettia dies. And it's very generous of you to give it away. Thanks for the inspiration. Love Sarah

Patricia Howarth said...

Afternoon Sue, Wow !! someone is going to be very happy to WIN this card, it is absolutely gorgeous.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

nzillingworth said...


CraftyJo said...

This is gorgeous, I'd love to give it a home :)

Marleine said...

Hi Sue,

Great card. Love the idea, thanks. X

Craftysusan said...

Beautiful card Sue, so elegant.

karenlotty said...

Very pretty and elegant white on white looks gorgeous

Anonymous said...

I love this card! It's very elegant in white and gold.

-Kathy Hogan

Pauline A said...

Sue, what can I say? Elegant, stunning and simply gorgeous. Who wouldn't want to win this? Hugs xx Pauline A

terrie said...

This card speaks ELEGANT...
I like all the embellishments that you added on the card...
Just a perfect holiday card.
Well done Sue

Tres said...

Hi Sue, I have finally got back on the Internet after three days of problems !! I have missed so much !! I really love todays amazing card. It is absolutely gorgeous and i think it is one of your best Christmas cards yet !! I love yesterday's card and video - really fantastic !! I just have to get the "let it snow" word die. I love the card you made with the Tuscany die to - just beautiful Sue and i think I will have to have a go at them all !!
It is my Birthday today and I am hoping to be able to buy myself something from your shows on c+c tomorrow. I just can't wait !! It is my sisters Birthday today as well so we are going out to an Indian Restaurant tonight with family and friends !!
I hope everyone is ok and welcome, Andrea, to Sue's amazing blog.
Sending you lots of love and hugs Sue from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love and hugs to everyone. I hope everyone has a lovely day from Tres x x x

Anne O said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card! I love the elegance of the white on white! I can never do white on white because I always smudge with a fingerprint or cross contaminate with some glitter or ink! Looking forward to tomorrow's C&C show. Best wishes, Anne O

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
How elegant!
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

nannapat said...

Sensational card Sue. I love my holly spray die, it cuts so beautifully every time. Pat x

Cathie Weary said...

Such a beautiful card. So simple but so elegant. Will be trying this one. Thanks for the chance to win one of your gorgeous cards.

Helen Kington said...

Good afternoon (although not sure about the good!!) Sue and all out there.
I am trying to think of different ways to say I love this card. I can't, but it is true - this card is beautiful
Welcome Andrea to this wonderful world. Don't ever worry if you are feeling down as there are so many wonderful friends here and everyone has baskets of hugs free if you feel the need.
Pam I hope work is not proving too tiresome and that you are actually enjoying being back.
Hope the day progresses well for each and everyone of you. Take care all Helen K xx

Anonymous said...

TRES - happy birthday and enjoy your evening out.
Andrea - welcome, always hugs for you here.
Petras - Willkommen! Ihre Karten sind sehr besondere!
and Pamela Hancher - another newbie - hi and welcome, too!

Anonymous said...

Sorry, from 'P' in Wales

Anonymous said...

Eileen L. said....

Beautiful and elegant card today. I just love the lace look to the flowers. Gorgeous.

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love this card, stunning.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Wow Wow Sue another stunner,how you can come up with a new design every day,I would love to know.
Big day tomorow on C.C. And good luck to John on his first show.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue and fellow Wilsonettes! I would just LOVE to win this gorgeous card! Love, Judy M

barbara macaskill said...

OOOOOOOOOOOOO! What a gorgeous card!! I love monochromatic cards and this one is absolutely amazing!!! I love the flowers and would be doing a major happy dance if I knew this card was on it's way to me!! It would hang proudly on my wall of honor in my craft room. Since I can't get your dies in the states yet it would be nice to have this so that I can at least see up close and personal what your amazing dies are like! Thank you for the chance to dream a little dream! <3

Gail Chase said...

Lovely, stunning, beautiful. I can't express how much I love this card with words. You've outdone yourself on this one. I would love to try to make something similar to this to send all my friends and family for Christmas. Have a great day!

Dawn holben said...

I really love this card as it is
simple, clean and very elegant.
And the poinsettia die is just beautiful.


Hello Sue
what can i say, another beautiful
card, wot would we do without your
ideas, love it.
keep them coming
love rose xx

Virginia Davey said...

Hi everyone really like this card Sue, looking forward to your shows on Thursday.

Nancy said...

This is a beautiful card. I would love to win this. It looks difficult to make.

Jane said...

Just beautiful. Love white on white.

Ann Lauzon said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning, just Stunning that's what I think of this beautiful card. I'm going to go and try to make it. Thx for sharing.

Brooke Bont said...

Sue do you give your cards away? or sell them. Would take anyone in a heartbeat. Just love them all.

Tia Maria said...

Beautiful card, really elegant.......wouldn't want to give it away :-) love the dies they would be so versatile.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
What a beauty, white on White, just love it
Regards Audrey,Wicklow,Ireland

Janice K said...

A stunning design, so crisp and fresh.x

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue, I just LOVE this one, it's so classically elegant. Whoever wins this one (fingers crossed) will be thrilled when it arrives. As always, thanks for sharing with us. x

lynda said...

Good afternoon Sue & Wilsonettes, scrumptious beautiful stunning card today I love it white on white does it for me every time.Looking forward to your C & C show tomorrow Love & Hugs Lynda Brock xx

Andrea Welcome to the Wilsonetts family sorry you have been through terrible times we have plenty of Hugs for you. A BIG HUG FROM ME love Lynda xx

Steph hope your injection didn't have the horrible reaction this time Hugs Lynda xx

Norah sorry you had a bad time with your injection here is a Big Gentle Hug,Hope all went well for Rory today Hugs for him Lynda xx

Janet enjoy you visit to France Hugs Lynda xx

Dawn enjoy your Sons visit Hugs Lynda xx

Tres HAPPY BIRTHDAY & to your sister enjoy your evening Hugs Lynda xx

Welcome Petra's to Sue's blog & the Wilsonette family
Also welcome Pamela Hancher to the Wilsonette family Hugs Lynda xx

Special Hugs to Sandra hope you Mrs B & Pat S had a great day crafting x,Margaret corgi owner,Jean D, Yorkilass, Lindsay,Lynne M Pooches,Sheila,Hazel,Tres,Tandy & Grandchildren,Meg Leo,Skyla, Sarah,Myra P,Cameeli,Diane M,Wheely Bad hope your ok & Billy,
& all the Wilsonette sisters Love & Hugs Lynda xx

Laura O said...

can see why this is one of your favourites its a fab card ,love white theme cards so stunning ,Laura O

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said.....

Hi Sue, an absolute stunner of a Christmas card - you will make one of your blog family very happy when they receive this beautiful card. Soooo looking forward to tomorrow's shows - have planned my week so that I can watch them all!!!

SusanP, Kent said...

This is really beautiful! Even though they're all in white the poinsettias and holly sprays make a very striking statement.

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the sparkler in the poinsettia centers and the embossed frame too.
Donna Jones

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I just love, love this card. Beautiful from start to finish. I don't have the sentiment stamps but I did manage to sneak in the filigree poinsettia the other day so will be able to give it a go.

Tres - Happy Birthday to you and your sister, hope you enjoy your meal tonight.

Welcome to all the newbies, you have joined the best blog around.

Sue, really looking forward to seeing you tomorrow. Will be recording all the shows as usual. Good Luck and I'm sure there will be sell-outs.

Brooke b said...

Stunning card this morning Sue. Love the simple elegance, absolutely beautiful. xxxx

Jane Franklin said...

Just love the white on white with that little bit of colour. This is one I must try soon as I have most of the items needed. Luv to all jax

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love this one and have already made something similar like with yesterday's. Elegant and chic in their simplicity, but look very expensive. Can't go wrong with the colour combo, but easy to change up if you want. Thanks again for the all the inspiration.

Elaine Sabey said...

Hi Sue

A beautiful card, very elegant. I would love to win this card, it would have pride of place.

Many Thanks for your inspiration.
Love Elaine x

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue and Blog friends

Such a beautiful Christmas card, and a give away too. Looking forward to your shows tomorrow.

Big hugs to all my friends on the blog and on mine; XX

Kind regards :-)

Tina XX

Darlene4527 said...

Absolutely elegant! Would love to win it. Thanks for the opportunity. Your dies are exceptional. Have bought a few and would eventually love to have all of them.

Vie Carter said...

Just a perfect card today, not just for Christmas, just lovely

My last Wednesday card arrived today, even better than on the blog just beautiful

Good luck to everyone today for today's card


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