Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

 Hi guys!  It feels like absolutely ages since I had a card giveaway,  doesn't it!  Well it is about time for one and I have chosen this card for today's giveaway.  If you would like to be entered in the drawing to win it, just leave a comment on the blog (directions are on the right hand side of the blog if you have never done it before).  I started with a piece of coconut white card and embossed it with the Pinpoint Checkerboard embossing folder (just love this one!)  Next I went to work on making my flowers.  I selected a couple of shades of purples, both light and dark and used the Delicate Daisies Complete petal die set to cut a bunch of different sizes and in both of the colours.  Using the Delicate Daisy Open Petal die set, I cut the corresponding sizes out of coconut white card.  I glued the open petal dies atop the closed petal dies, then used two of each size in an offset manner to make each flower.  I added an 8mm white flatback pearl to the centres of each flower.  I arranged the flowers in a wreath style and glued them into place.  I cut several of the Faux Quilled leaves and added them around the flowers in several spots.  I stamped my sentiment (from the Cr. Exp. Bold Sentiment stamp set) in black and cut it into a forked end strip.  I mounted it across the inside of the wreath and added a mauve seam binding messy bow to the left side, covering the end of the strip.  I added a final flower on top of the bow and made two matching stick pins as embellishments.  I completed the card by piercing the edge of a white mat, then adding a thin purple mat and a final white mat.  The finished dimensions on the card are 8" x  8" in size.  Don't forget to check back on Saturday's post to see if your name was drawn as the winner of this one!

I still haven't heard from two of the die winners, caroljsmith and Rach 83, so please email me to claim your die if you see this!  All for now, Sue x


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Pam said...

Morning Sue and everyone, love today's card, so beautiful.
Hugs to everyone, sorry the posts are brief, still not back to normal.

auscrafts said...

love the soft colours of this card

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Good Morning Sue and all the crafty crew!!
WOW, loving this one the delicate daisies are so pretty and almost smiling back at us!! would love this to drop through my letterbox...

Pam be kind to yourself, what you have been through this year is going to take time for you to really heal. Sending you a cameeli cuddle xx
Have a good day everyone.
Cameeli xx

June said...

Good Morning Sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes, such a really lovely card as your Wednesday giveaway today, the combination of pastel colours and white really suit this card, it gives a nice soft effect, so beautiful I love it.

Good luck everyone on this giveaway, you have got to be in it to win it.

Have a great day everyone whatever you are doing, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful, loving all the purple shades this week, my favourite colour palette xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you this is such a happy face card it would cheer any one up, it is lovely. Take care all Kitty.

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue

this must be one of the prettiest giveaway cards ever! Love it, those daisies are about to pop right off the top of my shopping list

Muriel x

Anonymous said...

What a pretty card, Sue, the checkerboard background works so well without taking over the design.
Daisies just lovely and of course the bow and stickpins. Who wouldn't love to receive this one?!

'P' in Wales

Pam - keep strong. Better days ahead.
Julie Laz - love your new dog in her Santa outfit - so cute.

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous card! Love the flowers and leaves and the pretty colors you used!

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. Another beautiful card. I use this daisy die all the time i think they are gorgeous and i can see this card in many different colour ways. My husband took the hint and i ordered a hole bunch of your new dies as a christmas pressie and he said that lady will have him in the poor house LOL. Thanks for a great shopping list.
Take care and best wishes.
Denise T x

Breezes said...

How gorgeously simple is that ? Would certainly cheer up anyone who had been felling unwell !


Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue and the Wilsonettes
What a lovely card for the giveaway, love these flowers and EF and it is also my favourite colours.
At the Doctors today to check on my BP as it was very high at my pre assesment on Monday needs to be sorted if surgery is to go ahead.
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x x

tracy w said...

Hi sue
What a stunning card love the flowers must get this die thankyou for all your hard work you do to make these cards thankyou tracyw x

Julie Elli said...

The edge around the flowers makes such a difference and your embossed pattern background looks so deep. Stunning Sue.
Big hug.
Julie E.

foxyg said...

Beautiful card Sue. Flowers are gorgeous.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue both background and flowers.

Margaret said...

Love the background to this card and the beautiful daisies.
Margaret M

Maryann Laursen said...

Such a beauty here today again Sue, really gorgeous work and sooo beautiful. Hope the winners will see this and claim their prizes, else you can sure have my adresse instead Sue LOL.

CHERYL brown said...

So delightful, anyone would love to receive today's card.

Nanna Tina, can understand your concern at high BP, take it easy flower and stay calm.
Pam, so lovely to see your comments again, and please be kind to yourself. The pain of the elephant standing on your heart will ease slowly with a little bit of calm and plenty of patience. You have been through so much and I can honestly say I do know how you feel. One step at a time, Pam, might feel impossible at times but you will get there, just slower than normal.
Healing thoughts, Prayers and comfort blankets hugs to all Wilsonettes in need of them.
Cheryl xxx

ang said...

Gorgeous csrd lovely flowers and colours angxx

Anonymous said...

What a lovely card. The daisy dies ante on my wish list.

Rosie said...

What a super card! I should love to win it.

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Another beautiful card today that anyone would love to receive. I love these flowers they are amazing. Your embossing folders are so detailed and really look fabulous. The colours and layout are very pretty thanks for sharing.
Hugs x
Heather T

Sheila Lampard said...

Morning Sue
This is beautiful and I need to make a card just like this - so thank you you've helped me out. That's my weekend card sorted!
I've even tidied my craft room after the mess I made making all the Christmas cards and a few left over to sell!!
Sheila x

Jacquie said...

Be4autiful Sue, I love these flower dies.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Marion Bull said...

Lovely card today - this would make anyone feel better. The colours are beautiful too! Happy day everyone!
Marion B xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. Gorgeous card, I agree about the pinpoint EF - it matches with everything.
Pam - take your time, there is no time limit on grief. Sandra - sounds like you had a great time yesterday with Mrs B and Pat. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Once again another stunning card, love it
Have a good day

Patricia xxx

Jill Berg said...

Lovely card today, love the flowers!

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A very pretty card. Love the flowers. This embossing folder is my most favourite ever!! Love it. Thanks for sharing.
Just good to see you at the top Pam, no matter how briefly. Take care.
Hugs all round.

Lynne Mills said...

Beautiful card, love the wreath of flowers, could be done in so many colours. Lynne m x x

To all my friends here on the blog apologies that it has taken so long to come back. The stress of everything took its toll and it was very hard to see that all could be well again. I am getting better every day now and even have taken up crafting again!!!.

The devious divas have been busy getting up to their usual mischief which includes becoming cushion crusher masters- they stand on their hind legs on the settees pull the cushions down with their front paws, nudge them with their noses, go round and round on them , then suddenly plonk themselves down. I think part of their makeup comes from a cat. One cushion didn't make it and had to be consigned to the dustbin and another is on its
its last legs. As well as that they have invented a new game called "don't touch the floor" , it consists of chasing each other by jumping from settee-stool-settee without putting their paws on the floor. Thought I would put a stop to this by rearranging the furniture but with my two this had little effect as it seemed they employed booster rockets on their legs when required to span the extra space. Little b's I swear grin at me when they do this. They I am sure will never behave like ladies , they will always be ragamuffins, who of course ensure when hubby is around they act like little princesses.

June & Lynn, Lindsay, Lynda, Karen, Maria, Norah, Alison, Steph, Maureen, Tres, Barbara & Ben, Myra, Pam, Sheila, Sandra and anyone I have missed - thank you from the bottom of my heart for being there sending me love and hugs, it kept me going on my darkest days , you are all truly special ladies with hearts of gold.

To all hope your day is filled with sunshine even if it is raining outside.

Sue - bless you for caring x x x

Lol and oodles n oodles of hugs
Lynne m & mighty menaces x x x

Sandra Biggs said...

Hi Sue
This card would cheer anybody up. Its beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Wow - what a fabulous card. I really love the flowers and the colours you have used.
Beverley W

Gail said...

Good morning Sue and fellow crafters,
This card is near perfect in my eyes, Daisy's are one of my favourite , love the colour. The background is very effective as well.
Pam it's just great seeing your name up there first thing.
Gail Cx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue from a very wet Lancashire (well it is at the moment) whilst your sleeping - or dreaming creative dreams lol.
I have to say that I love love love my daisy dies, both of them, I just love how you can place the delicate open petal over the complete petal, it means so many colour mixes.
Dearest Pam, its so lovely to see you as our '6am Pam' but dont rush things, you will know when life is picking up slightly for you.
Its no wonder your BP was raised Nana, try and take some deep relaxing breaths whilst waiting at the surgery, stress can make it go through the roof.
To our dear friends that dont feel so well, I hope you feel a little better as the day goes on.
To all walking through the door of the best blog ever today, good luck for the draw of this W. O. W and to those still not realising they are lucky winners - your name is up in lights ladies, dont loose your wonderful prize !!
Love n hugs to all.
Lancashire Steph xx

Just a quick thought - if you are popping by please dont leave without saying "Hi" let's get Sue to her number 1 slot that she so deserves, where else will you get a wonderful giveaway card, a Sunday gift PLUS a set of brand new dies ?

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - ooo - love this - it's a must try for definite - love how you've used the daisies - would make anyone feel better and suitable for so many ocassions with a different sentiment. Wet again here today - crafting calling!
Clare W

Saba said...

Good morning Sue,
Love everything about this card, definitely one to try out once I have finished my Christmas cards.

Anonymous said...

Welcome home. We've missed you and the girls, and your update this morning had me grinning like a cheshire cat. Glad to see you're crafting mojo has returned.
Lancashire Steph xx

val jones said...

This is such a pretty card Sue. Love this die.
Would so love this card on display in my craft room.
Love Val in Spain x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A truly beautiful card, loving the colours of purple, my favourite colours.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Micky French said...

This card is gorgeous, I love the flowers
Hugs Michelle xxxx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning
Daisies just light up any card. these dies must be my favourite dies (at the moment)

Nanny Jo said...

Stunning card, Sue! I love the background embossing folder, I adore the flower dies, and purple is my favourite colour! Well done to all the die winners, good luck to all on this giveaway! Jo xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Stunning card-love everything about it!


Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue My Dear Friend,
What An Awesome Card For The Wednesday Gift Giveaway, Sue You Are So Kind.
I Love The Fabulous Pinpoint Checkerboard Embossing Folder Its So Tactile To a Touch.
I Love How You Have Used Two Shades Of Purple For Your Colour Of Choice They Work So Well Together, I Have The Daisy Dies And I Love Using Them.
Fabulous Bow And I Always Love Your Stickpins.
Sue Thank You For The Beautiful, Tremendous Card,
I Just Love Everything About It, Thank You For The Great Photography Shots.
Sue Thank You So Very Much For The Daily Inspiration You Bring To Me And Others I Truly Appreciate It.
Sorry To See The Comment Numbers Dropped Yesterday.
Sue Take Great Care
Love And Hugs
From Sam x
Hugs To All The Wonderful People That Comment On This Fantastic Blog!

hazel young said...

Stunning card Sue love the colours and flowers xx hazel

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
Stunning card today, love the colours and the texture that the embossing folder gives.
The flowers are amazing, I purchased these yesterday can't wait to play.
Hope all the preparations for Thanksgiving are going well .
Amanda xx

Anonymous said...

I have these flower dies and they are so useful and I love the embossing folder - it is on my wish list. A beautiful card, Sue which I would love to have in my craft room.

Anne (Northampton)

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. It would be fantastic to own a card like this. I so miss my Grand Calibur for large backgrounds. I have a new one on order. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

ElizabethS said...

Hi Sue, what a pretty card, quite spring like I think and very striking. Thanks for sharing.
ElizabethS x

Glennis said...

A very pretty card - love the flowers and the colours

Christina Doré said...

A lovely idea to arrange the flowers in a wreath and love your colour combination.

Marianna Hammer said...

I absolutely love this card. Dies, embossingfolder and colors. It's all so beautiful.

Anne Crawford said...

Stunningly beautiful card! Gosh this card would help anyone feel better , it is so uplifting to look at the pretty flowers , in fact it is a card that could be used for almost all occasions, I would certainly LOVE it!
Thanks Lyndas I will try the wax paper , I still haven't tried the dryer sheet yet but I will, we have to go to the hospital for Iain's checkover , he's doing great , but as it's quite a long journey it means staying overnight in Inverness , so no crafting for a couple of days.
I finally made up my mind on 3 sets of dies yesterday and ordered from JS, so a nice surprise to come home to.
Love and Hugs to all xo

barbiepinkfairy said...

A show stopping card. Love this and could be reproduced fairly easily!

Lynne glad to see you are back!
Pam keep going you will eventually feel yourself gain.
Cheryl good luck tomorrow - in my thoughts

Love to all. Keep safe and craft on xxx

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue. Another beautiful stunning card, I really like that pin point EF, think I might just have to go and see if my local craft shop has got it. Hazel x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. Anyone receiving this beautiful card would soon feel better. It is so pretty, I love the daisy die, so useful.

Love Rosemarie xx

Anonymous said...

Good morning everyone

Beautiful, delicate card - if I was ill, I certainly would feel a lot better after receiving this!


Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
A very sweet card that would cheer anyone up
Pat x

Anonymous said...

Love card and colours e.folding makes a nice background. JJx

Pauline Norbury said...

I love this xx

Ginnie Rutter said...

Hi Sue
I really love this card, the different shades of mauve adds a lot of interest. Anyone would be glad to receive a card like this.
Ginnie x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow I really love this one. The flowers look so effective, they just pop off the page x

Joan D said...

What an amazing card. A good one to give anyone in hospital as real flowers aren't allowed . Xxx

Joan D said...

What an amazing card. A good one to give anyone in hospital as real flowers aren't allowed . Xxx

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue what a stunning card, love the wreath. Take care Love Michelle S xxx

sonja_w said...

Beautiful card, I have just received this embossing folder and even after just using it once so far it has gone straight to the top of my favourites list. you xan see the card on my blog x

Craftysusan said...

Oh wow, this was my first thought when I opened your blog and saw this card. It is absolutely gorgeous and I can't wait to try it. Have a great day.

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue and everyone. Lovely card, so pretty, love the flowers. Think they would make a lovely wreath in different colours x

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a stunning card I do love using these Daisy dies they are so pretty.
I think I will be having ago at this card.
The design is lovely.
Take care Sue xx

Debs A xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Who wouldn't want to receive a gift like this. It's so so gorgeous. I love your colours for today and have to say that I no longer use any other flowers these days but yours. They are so beautiful and work every time. This has certainly started my day off with a smile and is already in my 'must do' file.
I make batches of flowers when my mojo goes on holiday and so I always have a good supply of them. They also use up lots of my little bits of paper/card I just cannot throw away.

Pam - please remember those baby steps and one day at a time. All will become well in it's own time. Just a little patience is needed from you. hugs.
Lynne M - so pleased to see you this morning. No apologies needed. Your lovely little Divas certainly keep you on your toes but aren't they gorgeous.
Sandra - hope you three had a really good day yesterday.

Definitely a crafting day for me. Have so much to finish off and that horrible thing called 'time' is passing so quickly. So to all who are under the weather for whatever reason hope you feel better soon. To all take care and stay safe. See you tomorrow.
Janet x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card today. I love the daisies. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Anonymous said...

Good Morning Sue,

Gorgeous card, love those daisies, they're on my wish list still as the new release dies have pushed them down a bit but I do have that embossing folder and have to stop myself from using it on every card I make!


julie laz said...

Hi sue, beautiful card today, I have the full petal flower die and was wondering if I needed the outside petal, now I know, yes I do lol . Crafty hugs to all Julie xx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, absolutely gorgeous
I do love these flowers and a beautiful
Nancyd xx

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, so pretty, made a wedding card yesterday using the daisies they are so pretty.
Have a good day.

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the card and colours . love Jean Zxxx

Jane said...

Beautiful card, I have these dies and haven't chance to use them yet!! Your card has given me encouragement to get using them now!!

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely stunning and beautiful. I also am a big fan of this embossing folder, it's a real go to one. The whole card would certainly cheer anyone up especially if not feeling well. The flowers are really pretty, but as I haven't got these I could use your new camellia ones.
Pam great to see you but please take it steady. Lynne what a treat to see you back and like I said to Pam, just take it nice and easy. Pleased to see the pesky ones are still up to mischief - I had a bit of a giggle this morning at their antics! It reminded me of playing " pirates" at school with the kids at the end of term in the gym ( before health and safety went crackers). They used to love it ! Nana Tina, sorry about your BP - if it's any consolation when I went for my pre op before my knee replacement op, mine was off the scale! After 8 attempts with the electronic machine, they used the old method and it was just in the correct range even though still high and they still did my op! Love and hugs to everyone especially those in pain or down. Love Alison xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Woo wow wow is all I can say about this card. I just love as you know the colours you have used on this card. The petals are gorgeous. I have this not but not the open petals, can feel an investment coming on. Oh dear the money tree needs to start growing a tiny bit faster. Hugs too all in need of one today, nice to see you on the blog today Pam.

Clai01 said...

Today's card is just lovely, the flowers look very pretty. x

Helen Kington said...

Good morning Sue - this card is lovely and I have made some of your flowers in this colour way and they do look stunning but presently they are sitting on the table.
Just waiting for someone to call as we have a leak in our Hot Water Tank not too bad but enough. My dear husband came down to tell me while I was ironing and just stood there. I stopped and looked up numbers for him then went to get something to soak up with and was told to leave it. MEN!!!!!!!
Take care all and hope you have a good day. Hugs and thoughts to all who need them. Take care. Helen K xx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue,

This is a very pretty card. I want to try the idea with the poinsettia dies as a Christmas card.

Love, Roz.x

Aspiring crafter said...

Morning Sue, what a lovely card to brighten up a gloomy morning.
Those flowers are just so pretty .
A wonderful card to receive if you were lucky enough!
Take care ,
Pam , take it steadyx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this is such a great idea for a card and would look good in any colour although I usually make a lot of my cards in lilac as it is one of my favourite colours so this card has instant appeal for me. Love it, it is beautiful. Best wishes

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue beautiful card today, the colours are lovely. I have the open dies but not the full ones but they are on my wish list. Hugs to all in need today. Sophy n Gran

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
A nice card in pretty colours. Lovely!
Have a great day.
Ang x

Rosie said...

Good Morning Sue

I do love today's card. It is like the daisies are smiling at us

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Wow, this is stunning Sue, love it!
Hugs Julie x

Marion said...

Beautiful card Sue and once again my favourite the daisy dies.
Marion H

Pauline A said...

Hi Sue, this card is such a breath of fresh air on a miserable damp morning. Reminds me of spring, such a change from the Christmas hype out there. Truly lovely Hugs xx PAuline a

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
I love your card today, the daisies are lovely ,have them on the top of my Christmas Wish List.
Take Care
Elaine H X

TOB said...

Gorgeous card. Love the daisies. I have the open petal daisies but not the full ones as budget wouldn't stretch, but wanted a colour to show through, so, this is what I did. I cut out the open petal daisy in the colour I wanted then deeply Embossed the daisy die onto the coloured card I wanted then cut it out, hey presto I now have a closed daisy as well. Gave my list of Sues dies to Santa, after I put smelling salts to his nose to wake him from passing out with the shock of how long the list was, he sighed and I swear I heard his credit card cry but then again I might be mistaken.(lol)
Hugs to Sue, to all who are unwell or to anyone who has a big black cloud over them (I know how that is) or to anyone who needs one.
Love Theresa x

karenlotty said...

I too love this embossing folder It's great for masculine cards too Lovely card and Yeh! I have the complete daisies too Just need Santa to bring me the open ones!

carol quinn said...

what a beautiful, and jumps out!

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Today#s card is so elegant, a bunch of pretty flowers to brighten up the day. Such pretty colours too.
Hugs to all who need them and hope you days get much better very soon.

Love Sheila xx

Julie Kay said...

Beautiful card Sue, so cheerful and fresh. I would to love this card. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Freally like these daisies, they are so pretty. This would cheer anyone up who was unwell.,

Marleine said...

Morning Sue,

Very pretty card. X

Debbie Tinks said...

Lovely card Sue love the flowers...
Happy crafting ....x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Oh this is such a beautiful cheery card - I just love it. This would certainly cheer anybody up and someone will be very lucky to win this one. The colours are gorgeous.
Thank you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

IVY Cheong said...

Morning Sue,

This card looks so delicate with the soft tones of the delicate daisies. Love it and must attempt this.

Love and hugs,

Ivy L xx

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card Elaine x

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Delicate daisies!!
These flowers are gorgeous and enhance any card.
Lorna D

Janet k said...

Morning Sue, really lovely card, I so love those daisies! Kind regards Janet k xx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. What a beautiful Giveaway card. Like you I love the EF, I could happily use it on just about every card I make, and the daisies are gorgeous in those lovely purple shades.
Pam, you are getting there, that's the important thing.
Lynne Mills, glad to see you are feeling a bit better.
Sending my daily hugs. Take care.

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Love this card and in my favourite colour at the moment. Your daisy dies are my latest acquisition and I just love them. SueL x

Cazzie D said...

Morning Sue. Pretty card today. Caz x

Sparrow said...

I have these flower and leaf dies but not the background embossing folder. I only have a cuttlebug, so am wondering which folder I have got will repeat and be a replacement. Thinking cap is on. Lovely Card.

utilitygirl said...

Beautiful card as always Sue. Love the background and the daisies and a very pretty colour

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
beautiful card again. I like the colours combination and the flowers are great.
Best wishes
Rolf xxx

ros hodgkins said...

Hello Sue, this is such a lovely card. The flowers are so pretty and delicate, perfect with this sentiment .
X Ros

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card, love the colours.
Kerryn A

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card ,lovely flowers.

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Whats stunning card sue i have sent this to myself as i am unwell at the min lol.. love the dies you have used on this ,hug sarah xx

Carol said...

Beautiful card Sue, elegant background and the flowers are gorgeous.

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Love today card - love the delicate daisies so pleased I purchased them now they are so useful

Lacelady said...

I love this card! I just recently got the closed daisy dies, I already had the open ones, and decided I needed both sets, so I could make something similar to your card today. The flowers are so delicate, they are beautiful.
Fancy being drawn out of the hat for a die, and not coming back to check!

Maria Illsley said...

Lovely card I do like the flowers xx

Carole Z said...

Absolutely stunning Sue, love the design..sorry I'm still sporadic in my commenting - hope to have life-work-craft balance back on track soon, hugs Carole Z xx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card so pretty and fresh.

Hugs to all Annx without an "e"

Elaine said...

Stunning card Sue, just love this whole design and the colours x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue.
I just love this card - the flowers and the colours.
Evis M.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the daisies and the colours you have chosen. What a lovely card to win!
Veronique L

Beryl Frost said...

Good morning Sue, such a lovely card today and a give-away as well. I love these flowers and find myself using them over and over again. I used to buy all my flowers ready made but your dies a so versatile and I can match colours better. Beryl xx

Diane said...

Hi Sue what a super card this morning- I'm loving the new daisy dies. The colour combination is lovely too. Thank you for sharing. Have a great day. Love Diane G xxx
Lynne lovely to have you back xxx
Pam look after yourself xxx
Tina hope your BP check goes ok, I'm with Alison, ask for a proper old fashioned machine, the electric ones don't like me either! Probably something to do with my chubby arms!! Lol xxxx

Sandra said...

Good morning Sue & friends!
Gorgeous card today Sue, I love flowers arranged in a 'wreath' arrangement, love the colours too, somebody is going to get a lovely gift! Well yesterday I got to have a play with Mrs B's Ivy & eternal ring striplet dies, we all usually share our dies, so that together we gave a good range.....BUT, I just had to order those two dies for myself and I think they are going to be a constant 'go to' die, I also had to order the new Camelia flower die set ( the complete ones) I just couldn't resist after seeing the tiny ones in the set, I can't wait for them to arrive! Like Pat (witney) said the money tree is a bit sparse, well it is Autumn! Pat also couldn't resist the ivy and striplet dies and a few others I believe!
Janet, we had a lovely day yesterday, it now feels like we have been friends for years, I really do love their company, if only so many more of you lived closer, it would be amazing to craft together, hugs xxx
Pam, so fantastic to see you in your 'rightful place ' at No 1, it makes things feel normal, hugs xxxx
Lynne M........welcome home, you have been missed, I am so pleased that you are now back in a position to be able to craft and join us too, we have missed our updates on your fur babies, can't wait to catch up on all the mischief! I would especially like to thank my dear friend Lynda B for keeping us informed on your progress, such a lovely lady, hugs to both of you xxx
Theresa (TOB ), I hope Santa brings you everything on your list as I am sure you have been a good girl, maybe you should have "borrowed" 'Santa's' credit card before you bought him round with smelling salts! Haha xxx
Nana Tina, I hope your BP has returned to normal so that you can continue your treatment, hospitals can be very stressful places, maybe that's the cause of BP being higher, have everything crossed for positive outcome, hugs xxx
Crafty hugs to all you lovely ladies,
Sandra xxxxxx

Janette MacArthur said...

Such a beautiful card this morning - love the embossing folder, the daisies and the colours used!
Janette x

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous card with beautiful flowers Sue. Love it xx

Jan Moss said...

Morning Sue. What a stunner. Just love those daisy's. Love the colour combinations as well.That's another die I need!! Have a great day. Hugs. Jan.xx

Roisin said...

What a cheery card Sue! Just the type I'd need if I was feeling under the weather!

Karen Knight said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card today and would put a smile on anyone's face who may be feeling under the weather. I just adore the daisy dies and would go as far to say I think they ae my favourite purchase so far this year. Hugs, Karen x

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue, such a gorgeous card I have ordered the daisies and cannot wait to receive them, thank you for sharing and for the chance to win your beautiful creation - good luck everyone x x x

Nina Spear said...

Morning Sue
Lovely card (well, I wouldn't expect anything else! lol)
I do like the daisy dies, they are so delicate but very effective.
Nina x

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue beautiful card. I love the daisy dies.
Denise X

Fiona Young said...

What a happy card! It would cheer anyone up. Keep well everyone and warm if you're like us in Maine- more snow expected today. For those of you out there travelling to be with family on Thanksgiving keep safe and have a great day tomorrow.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, it would certainly cheer up anyone who received it. Just love the flowers.
Pam so nice to see you back, take it easy.
Lynne M, good to have you back along with your fur babies, I look forward to their antics each day.
Take care everyone, Jess x

June Horrocks said...

The card is stunning sue I love the Daisy's so many colours to do it thank you hope I'm lucky love to all xxxxx June xxx

Claire said...

Really pretty card.

Take care


Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Love to receive it.

Barbara W said...

Hi Sue

Love this card especially the colours you have used. Such a simple but beautiful look.

Lol Barbara W

Swiftycrafter said...

Smashing card Sue, great colour choice.
Lynne x

Theresa said...

Good Morning Sue
Well today's card reminds me of the warm summer months . I love flowers and I would love to win this beautiful card you have delighted us with today it's gorgious
You Take Care Sue
Good luck folks
Love Theresa xx

Paula said...

Such a beautiful card, and quite simple for you Sue! Obviously my kind of card, I can do simple!! :)

Paula x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
This is definitely one to pin, love the colours, the circle of daisies and the embossing folder it's perfect.
Hugs and best wishes everyone

Maureen Killen said...

Good morning Sue, and all the ladies.
This card is just so gorgeous, I love everything about it.
Pam, it's nice to see you, just take your time as there's no rush. A short post let's us know that you're picking up a little.
Lynne Mills - nice to see you too.
Nanna Tina - I hope your BP behaves itself and pre-assessment goes off well.
Anne C - Good luck to Iain for his check up (and good luck to you too!)
Helen K - hope you get the hot water tank sorted. I know what you mean about men standing looking helpless.
Sandra - so pleased that you had such a good time with your crafting buddies.
Everyone, have as good a day as you can and love to all xx

hollyberry said...

Such a beautiful gentle card.

Paula said...

very pretty, would love to win as the daisies are one of my favorites.

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Such a pretty delicate card, you give so much to us all, Thankyou.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, what a beautiful card , it's so delicate and very summery. Reminding me of warmer days with lots of daisies. So pretty would love a chance to win this please. Lol Gill P G

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and my Wilsonette friends,
I think your ring of daisies is beautiful Sue. I love the different shades of lilac and purple that you have used. I think that putting a few more together like you have with the outline dies could turn it into one of those spikey chrysanthemums that have the with bits on them (hoping i have the right flowers but you will all know what i mean). This card reminds me of the daisy chains that we made as children and not so young children that you put on your head and went dancing in the fields bare foot or was that just me as a child. My poor feet never knew what it was to keep a pair of shoes on my feet as i loved the feeling of the grass beneath them but i had feet of leather so it was up and down the dirt track road(hahaha) and into the surrounding fields. At least i didn't wear through my shoes with climbing in them like Jim did was my argument to mum, but she didn't buy it somehow. Thank you Sue for another cracker of a card and the happiness that it brings back to me.
I am so glad to see that a few of our friends that have gone through such a tough year won a die set as seeing your name up there as a winner is one of the most brilliant pick me up tonic's that you can get and this is what you have done for a good few people on here Sue so thank you so very much for your kindness as you have done something more than medicine can do when you are so far down, you are one very special lady who each and every one of us is honoured to have as such a special friend.
Nanna Tina, please take things easy and try and stay chilled out so that your blood pressure comes down for your op. I know this is easier said than done flower but please try. They do say that meditating is a very good calmer down. I had a CD that the pain clinic gave me a few years back that was like the sounds of the ocean, quite strange to listen to but it did have a calming effect. Sorry not meaning to sound bossy flower.
Pam, my dear friend you have been to hell and back this past year and your world fell apart. You just start thinking that you are rebuilding it when along comes something to bring it down again but you will get there tiny step by tiny step. Be good to your self and gentle as you tell me these things take time and even after that you will still grieve for the life you should have been having with your wonderful Tim, but your love and your memories will always be there and that is something that not even time can take from you.(())
end of part 1

Norah McPhee said...

part 2
Oh Lynne, it is so good to see you back with us. I know that you are not totally back to where you were, but you hopefully will be soon. Glad to see that your wee ragamuffins have been keeping you on your toes. My Tia does exactly the same with my cushions, ruffing them up with the front paws and sending it to the back to try and get it comfy to lie on. Seeing a chocolate lab going around and around in circles on a leather seat like a cat is i agree the daftest thing you see. And then she gets fed up and goes to the settee to get comfy and starts again but at least she has more room there. She will though stand on the floor and look at you as if to say can i go up please mum before she does it, so that at least is one thing although when she sees her daddy coming she jumps off as he doesn't think she should be up there. Glad you are back flower and that you are feeling so much better than you have been.(())
Anne, i hope that Iain gets a good report when he goes back to the hospital. I will say that he has been lucky this time and hope that you know what i mean. This has gave him a warning albeit a really nasty one so we want him to be good as he has a wife, children and grandchildren that want him around for a long time yet. Take care on the journey flower and have a nice time after the hospital. (())
Sandra, so glad to see that you three ladies had such a good time together. I bet you were all as quiet as church mice with clogs on and bells. Crafting is great but crafting with friends is fantastic and therapeutic in more ways than one.
Ok, i want a Santa like you all seem to have that will even consider getting me what i actually want for Christmas and not just say they aren't buying that rubbish. Oh well, i will go and leave you all but i am sending hugs to all my Angels and thanks that you are all the best anyone could have. To all my Angels not here at the moment i send you hugs and hope that you are going to be on the up again soon.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil Village)

SusieB said...

Hi Sue, i really love this card. Its really my cup of tea.

Luckily I have the dies so even if i didnt win I can still re-create it.

Love it!

Have a lovely day

Sue xx

gwen70 said...

Such a beautiful card Sue, would love to win it, fingers crossed one never knows

Rachel Burkett said...

****************** STUNNING CARD! *********************

I haven't been well for so long but if I received something like this it would really lift my spirits.

Thank you for all the hard work you do Sue and the inspiration you give to us 'not so talented' crafters.


Haze T said...

Good morning Sue
What a beautiful & stunning card,love the colours & I must get the Pinpoint Checkerboard embossing folder.
Definitely going to have a go at creating this one for my friends birthday in December.
You never fail to amaze me with all your beautiful style of cards.

Crafty Hugs
Haze xx

Leggy14 said...

I love the card - really pretty and in my favourite colours. I have asked for these daisy dies for Christmas - I hope Santa comes up trumps!!

Christine Smith said...

This card is gorgeous!! Those colours would go brilliantly with my lounge lol :D I really love all your cards Sue and I'm loving all the dies in your new range too :D Christine

Pattyb said...

I love this card, Sue. The Daisies are one of
my favorite dies. Such a unique way to use them!

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. My favourite colours with gorgeous flower. I love it.

Edwina Scotney said...

Good morning Sue, gorgeous card today, beautiful colours and flowers. I really enjoyed yesterdays video thanks for sharing that lovely background technique with us. Edwina

craftylisa said...

Love the card and colour just stunning x

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card!! Would certainly cheer up anybody that was ill!!!
Love Sam

Joanne K said...

Hi Sue, a very pretty card. Kind regards Joanne K x

Susi Mortimer said...

Good morning Sue and everyone,
Wow this is a statement card Sue, just love it and my colours.The Daises are so delicate looking love them, next on my wish list.
Hope you all have a nice day. Susi x

Jackie Whiteman said...

Fabulous card, loving the colours on this dreary weather day!!!

Myra P said...

Hi Sue,
I think today's card is gorgeous. The flowers are really lovely. Great idea to make such a lovely feature of them. Love the colours too and your beautiful stick pins. Thank you once again Sue.
In case I'm a wee bit late tomorrow I'd like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving Day for tomorrow. Although just realised Thursday comes later in the United States than it does here! Lol. I hope you have a lovely family day. xx
Lynne - great to see you back! So pleased you are a little better. You were missed . Thanks to Lynda who kept in touch x
Anne - Safe travel to Inverness and back . hope all goes well with Iain's assessment. What dies did you choose in the end?
Pam - it's just great to have you back - just take your time . Sending hugs to you. How is your ankle now - hope it's much better.
TOB - Theresa - good to see you back in the last few days too.
Sandra and the Oxford Crafters! - so pleased you had a great day! Couldn't agree more about the trailing ivy die and the eternal rings striplet. x
Cheryl - all the best for tomorrow! x
Nana Tina - hope the BP comes down. Trying to keep calm isn't easy. x
Sending love to all friends on the blog,
Love Myra xx

Sharon said...

Another beautiful card Sue. I would love to see some wedding cards made by you. I have got a few to do in a few months. Some inspiration would be lovely xx

Ann said...


Susan Morgan said...

I cannot keep up with all the new dies and techniques !! Love your all the cards!! I don't have time to get bored! Crafty hugs xx Sue Morgan

Rose in Chester said...

Wow Sue,
how couldn't one get well if one received a lovely card with flowers like this! It's truly gorgeous.
Hugs, Rose

Arlene K. said...

Beautiful card Sue, I would love to win one of your cards.

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
A beautiful an delicate card. Looks a million dollars!!
Love Tracy from killie xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. Have been away so missed all last weeks trying to catch up, Love to win todays card it is adorable. Love the colours. Mavis x

Beth T said...

Love this card--I love how deliate the daisy flowers are. I think I will make up a stash of different colors ahead of time to make it easier to quickly put a card together. Thank you for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Love to win todays card Sue it is fabulous.Love the colours, Mave xx

Jayne S said...

Love this card and the way you have displayed these beautiful flowers.

Maxine T said...

Love those daisy's Sue, just a great card I love it. Maxine T

Anonymous said...

Eileen L. said....

Beautiful Daisies and love the colors you used. That embossing is just gorgeous.

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good afternoon Sue and everyone
A really beautiful card with lovely delicate flowers, very pretty. Anyone who is ill could not fail to get well after receiving this card. I love the freshness of this too.

Take care Pam you have been through so much and you are doing wonderfully well, truly you are.

Hugs to all

Margaret corgi owner

scrAPpamondo said...

So beautiful and delicate

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card, the flowers are so pretty and the embossing is amazing!
LYNNE so happy to see you back on the blog and have so missed your tales about the divas. Looking forward to lots more updates on their antics.
NORAH have you ever thought about a trade in for a younger more laid back model who appreciates your hobby!!!!

terrie said...

What a beautiful card with all of these flowers...
You did a awesome job with the daisy die..
Well done Sue

Lesley Cann said...

What a beautiful card for the give away the flowers are so lovely. What a talented lady you are.

Debbie said...

Beautiful card to cheer anyone up!

Cathie Weary said...

Beautiful card with all the flowers in a wreath form. So simple but so cheery. Think this card really deserves a loving home in Canada with me. Thanks for the opportunity to win this beautiful card Sue.

Jeri PZgirl said...

I love your card. Everything you make looks so easy. I will keep trying to make my cards look like yours. Thank you for the tips.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love this card and am fortunate enough to have all the dies and the ef so when I can get a break from the Christmas card marathon I will maybe be able to make something simlar. Thank you for the inspiration and it has actually given me an idea for another Christmas card.
Lynne M -so pleased to see you back, have missed both you and the divas.

SusanP, Kent said...

It does seem a while, but what a comeback! Absolutely beautiful. I love daisies and these are fantastic. The Pinpoint Checkerboard background is pretty nice too.

Bejay Roles said...

Oh my word, Sue. This is totally fantastic. I would LOVE to win this card! I've got the dies on my wish list...I just have to win the lottery to buy them now :). Do you know how hard it is to type with my fingers crossed lol. As always, thanks for sharing with us...can't wait to see if I'm lucky enough to win. x

jean.phillips1 said...

Afternoon Sue, what a wonderful card giveaway today, who wouldn't love to win this one! Can't believe two people still haven't claimed their dies! Love Jean xxx

GeeBee88 said...

Hi Sue, this is such a lovely card. I love these double daisies, am hoping someone asks me what I want for Christmas so that I can ask for these dies! Gx

Joanna Dickson said...

Another gorgeous card Sue. I love these daisies. And they look lovely this shape and the colour is gorgeous too.
Lots of love
Jo xx

SHARICA said...

Awesome card :)

Anonymous said...

Love how you arranged the flowers, nice color combo.
Yvonne N.

Kim Jaime said...

I love this card! It is so beautiful.

Annie Pennington said...

The daisies look great layered together. I love having the flowers in lots of different sizes, a very useful die set:) xx Annie P

Angela Wade said...

Hi, Sue and everyone, such a gorgeous card for the Wednesday Giveaway . I would love to receive this, as it was a favourite of mine when you first showcased it : - )

Hugs to everyone, especially, Pam, Tina, Steph, Lynne M and 'Fur babies', Myra P, Julie Laz and Tres ((( )))

Angela in S. Wales Xx

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Hello Sue, really beautiful card. I know that I can only dream about it, but it's nice to close my eyes and dream that this wonderful card just gets to me ... I think I'll go to sleep, to dream this beautiful dream:-)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Absolutely love this card and would so love to own it.

Jeannie Newton

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