Monday, 22 December 2014

A Few Christmas Cards

Hi bloggers!  Every Christmas I have a sort of annual routine where I show all of the Christmas cards that haven't been posted on the blog that year in a single post of Christmas Day.  However, this year, there is going to be a bit of a change to my routine and I hope you won't mind.  I have a couple of issues that I need to address.  Firstly, I have an overwhelming number of Christmas cards left, usually there are about a dozen, but I have about 40 cards! When I did the last Christmas Double Day on Friday, I didn't have a clue that I had so many left either! Secondly, I am a bit shorter on time than usual for this time of year as I am trying to get in a few more days of video filming while I am here on the run up to Christmas.  So my solution for both problems is to give you a week, no eight days of multiple card posts (better than just mere double days!), but without the step by step for each card to save on time.  If, however, there is any particular card that you can't work out, or need to see close ups, just email me directly.  I hope you won't be groaning stop, stop, stop by the end of it all! LOL  All for now, Sue x


Pam said...

This is a stunner of a collection Sue, lovely for a cold Monday morning, only today and tomorrow to work then off till 19th Jan.
Hope everyone is warm and well, we have gales here.
Hugs all round.

June said...

Morning Sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes, no I am not moaning at all Sue I am looking forward to seeing all of these cards, if today is any example we are in for 8 days of treats, love the selection today. Also looking forward to the new videos when they come out.

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

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, What a lovely set of cards and so many to choose from. Really love the first one. Am now looking forward to the rest of the week when we get more "its just like Christmas" A Merry Christmas to everyone keep safe and warm xx

Heather Rogers said...

Lovely Sue. I especially love the gingerbread folk really cute.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you so much We Wilsonettes would never moan, they are all stunning. Have a good day Kitty.Take care all

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a fabulous selection of cards for us this cold and wet morning a great way to cheer us up, and no we would never say we'd had enough. I look forward to seeing the rest of your cards it's like receiving Christmas presents every day. I think the gingerbread men are very cute and the others are very pretty, you have some amazing ideas thank you for sharing them.
Where are my manners? I forgot to congratulate all the winners yesterday sorry!
Hugs x
Heather T

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Stunning cards love them all the gingerbread one great thankyou for sharing them merry christmas everybody thankyou tracyw x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. What a lovely treat for a very windy monday morning. I would never moan or complain about your double days or multipal days as it is a great treat for us crafters to see what else you have been doing with your dies and you have not failed as this little collection is beautiful. Can't wait to see what your little collection is tomorrow.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi sue
Lovely collection of Christmas cards, I have a new baby and baby's 1st Christmas to finish as our step Grandaughter had her baby on Saturday night Joshua Michael both doing well.
Happy crafting
Love and hugs
Love Tina x x x x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
What a wonderful treat ... multiple cards for 8 days.
A fantastic Christmas Gift for us all.
Love them, everyone a "winner"
Have a fantastic day

Patricia xxx

Maria Illsley said...

What a gorgeous set of cards so glad you are sharing them allxxx

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
What a lovely selection. I can't wait to see all the rest
Pat x

Sheila Lampard said...

Hi Sue
WOW What a fantastic treat!!!
Thank you.
Sheila x

TDQ Karen said...

Fantastic, love this selection, what a treat to look forward to xx

Julie Elli said...

Its like Christmas has come early! The gingerbread people are so cute. Thanks for sharing. Big hug
Julie E

Micky French said...

Love the set of cards Sue and can't wait to see the rest.
Hugs to all Michelle xxxx

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue,

They are all lovely and I like the challenge of trying to work out how you did them.

Looking forward to the rest.


Rosie said...

Good idea, Sue. Looking forward to seeing all the others.

Anonymous said...

A lovely set of cards Sue and adaptable to any time of year. So many ideas!

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

how lucky are we to get 8 days of multiple beautiful Christmas cards, I look forward to them.

I also forgot to congratulate the winners yesterday, enjoy your gifts.

Kind regards to all :-)

Tina XX

Anonymous said...

A lovely set of cards, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

PharmacyMichele said...

Brilliant selection of christmas cards. I need to make an engagement card but can't find any enthusiasm at the moment.


Edwina Scotney said...

Good morning, you will never hear complaints from anyone one for having the chance to view more of you beautiful cards. I would also like to wish you and your family a wonderful christmas and and happy, healthy new year. Very best wishes Edwina

Anonymous said...

Ooooh, Sue, aren't we the lucky ones?! Always a treat to have two-fers, and especially blessed to have a mini-collection and for DAYS and DAYS.
Something to like on every card - clever flower on 1; fab scallops and frame on 2; cute with great embellishment on 3; YES! I love 4; classic elegance on 5.
Thank you so much.
Have visions of you working hard on videos so what about your Christmas preps? Busy people have a way of fitting everything in somehow.

'P' in Wales

Nanna Tina - welcome to the world Joshua Michael!

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - what a treat - you do spoil us, but we like it! Thank you - I am feeling a tad better today - had a PJ day yday and think that helped - back to it today though albeit slowly!
Clare W

Jan.moogie said...

We are in for a treat all these gorgeous cards and you making more videos. Thank you so much Sue you are always giving and I for one so appreciate all you do. Really like number 1&2 right up my alley way.xxxxxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a wonderful collection of cards you have for us today they are stunning I think my favourite one is the blue one. But they are all beautiful in there own right.
Take care
sue xxxx

Debs A xxx

Anonymous said...

Thank you Sue for your inspiration your cards are always
Beautiful.Merry Christmas
Karen M

lilian said...

Hi Sue & All, what wonderful cards, love them all, you're roses are so perfect. Best Wishes. Lilian in Cornwall

Hazel said...

Sue, I don't think you will get one complaint about showing so many of your stunning cards. Hazel,x

Aspiring crafter said...

Fantastic multiple show Sue!
Every card is fab!

Anne Crawford said...

Lovely cards, my favourite is the gingerbread couple, it's gorgeous!
Good luck with the washing machine Myra, but you might find its cheaper to buy a new one than repair if the motor has gone( as I found out back in Sept.)
Love and Hugs to all xo

Carole Z said...

Beautiful cards Sue, love the gingerbread couple! Hugs Carole Z X

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. We will never moan about you giving us extra gifts Sue! Your double, and now extra, days are a joy and the inspiration you share is very welcome as I still haven't made my Mam's card! I just hope that you have chance for some time for yourself and your family over Christmas.
Congratulations Nanna Tina on your new arrival. Pam, take care outside in this awful weather, those gusts of wind seem like they will knock people off their feet. Sue xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue from a very dark and very very windy Sheffield.
Sue I/we can never have too many pieces of your Craft Master pieces and it doesn't matter what the subject matter is. So just bring all of them on the more the merrier!
Today's gifts are just lovely and so different in formats. Cannot wait to see more of your beautiful collection.

Well today Mr Tesco will arrive later than usual so will have to cope with goods to sort (I really do not like putting groceries away; I don't know why but it's just one of those things and I definitely do not want anyone in the kitchen when I'm doing it!!!) I then have to start thinking about packing up crafting materials to take away with me as I'm being reminded on a regular basis.

I hope you're organised Sue with all prep done and are going to have a very well deserved piece of R&R over Christmas and New Year or is that asking too much?

To all under the weather for whatever reason I hope you feel better soon. To everyone please take care and stay safe. See you tomorrow.

As yesterday was the shortest day it's all getting better now.
Janet x

Nanny Jo said...

Sue, all the cards are just stunning! I'm sure we wouldn't dream of complaining at the chance to see more of your cards! Jo xx

karenlotty said...

8 days of treats - lovely As you'll be filming videos. does this mean there's going to be another collection of dies in the offing...?

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Love all the cards today and I think its a lovely treat to see so many cards at once. Looking forward to seeing lots more. Just tomorrow night to work then fresh food shopping on Wednesday and im finished till I stsrt back to work on the Sunday. Not a usual day for us to work but its so our patients can have Christmas day off. Its dosent matter the occasion kidney dialysis has to keep going. It never stops for a holiday. Congrats to the winners and hope you Sue your family and everyone else has a wonderful Christmas. Keep the cards coming Sue. Hugs Heather x

Gail said...

WOW you really are spoiling us with your array of Christmas cards - I take my hat off to you being able to fit so much in at this time of year, I haven't managed to post since 5th December, hopefully I will rectify that later xx GailT xx

carol quinn said...

love the gingerbread, and christmas greetings for you

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I could spend all day looking at your cards, so please post away. Today's are fantastic can't choose between them. It is fun working out what you have used.

Love Rosemarie xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

no, keep'em coming!...they'll be good inspiration to get us started next year and as most of us are working to a budget it takes a little while to collect all the dies we want...I mean need!...

I think cards 4 & 5 are my favourites today...


Sandra Biggs said...

Hi Sue
Why would anyone moan? The cards are lovely.Looking forward to the others.
Keep up the good work.

gwen70 said...

Stunning Collection Sue, can't wait for the new videos

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Fantastic, looking forward to seeing your gallery of cards. So far they are great, I love them all.

DMJ said...

What a stunning collection, Sue, love the wreath one ?2nd one,

Doreen x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A wonderful array of cards, it's a treat to see so many in one day. I think my favourite is the gilded one, stunning.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, glorious cards but as Yorks butterfly
said I think the first one is beautiful really like the dies on ths one.
Nancyd xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - what a great treat to see so many cards in one day. Love all of them today, especially the gilded one. It would be interesting to know how many cards you actually make in a year?!!!! Looking forward to the rest, best wishes

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for treating us to this fabulous collection of cards! I love the sentiment on the first one, the gingerbread folk are soooooo cute, I love the cool elegance of the last one and all the others are gorgeous too!
Congratulations to Nanna Tina. Almost a Christmas baby!
Have a great day everyone.

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
Now just behave yourself Sue. You know full well that no one is going to grumble at seeing lots of your cards lol!
Keep em coming!
Have a great day.
Ang x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, what a lovely collection of cards, cannot wait to see the others, and I don't think you will get any complaints, as this is just wonderful inspiration. Have a really great day everyone. Bx

Marion said...

Hi Sue never get fed up of seeing your cards ,i love the poinsettia one .
Marion H

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a feast of beautiful Christmas cards! I shall definitely not be groaning. All the more inspiration for next year's Christmas cards!
Thank you for sharing your lovely designs.
Veronique L

Debbie Tinks said...

Sue ... Love the cards ..
Happy crafting ... x

Julie Kay said...

More stunning cards - your head must be spinning with fabulous ideas. Thanks for all your inspiration. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the cards you can show as many as you want I love to see them . thank you love Jean Z xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, love all the cards today, why should we grumble when you give us such gifts each morning, they are all stunning. Roll on the next few days!

Take care everyone, Jess x

Marianna Hammer said...

My goodness hwo pretty they are. Every one a winner.

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
What a nice surprise this morning to read that we are going to see
another lovely selection of your cards. It is a real treat to look forward to in the days ahead.
I fogot to say how lovely it was to see the pictures of you with the Dolphins in the Bahamas. That must have been a wonderful experience for you.
I will be busy rushing around today clearing away all the Christmas Card stash and tidying the house, sadly a friend's funeral tomorrow, baking Wednesday and then off to family on Christmas Day until Boxing Day. Then next Sunday we will be entertaining the rest of the Family.
Here's wishing you, your family and our Blog Family a Merry Christmas.

Lesley S x

nannapat said...

Fabulous start to the week with this collection! There's so many styles and techniques (love the fire and ice!), thank you for spoiling us again. I can't imagine you will ever hear anyone groaning stop - more likely to be shouting for more!! Pat x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful cards all of them, with a cheeky one thrown in. My post no.4 - the black and gold one (surprised?)
I don't know how you manage your schedule, seems to me to be a bit gruelling. Look after yourself.
Hugs, Rose

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, what a treat you have given us this morning! Looking forward to the next week! Hope you and all your bloggers have a wonderful Christmas and I very happy 2015
Janette xx

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
What a stunning collection of cards - brightened a very cold Monday

Carol xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Some lovely cards today.
Evis M.

Jan Moss said...

Morning Sue. Wow these cards are gorgeous. What a nice surprise we have in store for the next 8 day's. No moans from me. Have a great day. Happy Christmas every one. Hugs. Jan. xx

June Horrocks said...

How lucky are we thank you sue they are stunning love to all xxxxx June xxxxx

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue My Dear Friend,
You'll Hear No Moans From Me!
As I Always Love Your Cards There Always Such An Inspiration To Me, And As You Know Like Many I Will Place In My Pinterest Folder For Future Reference.
I Particularly Like The Black And Gold One Very Rich And Opulent. Thanks For Everything Sue
Have A Great Day
Sue Take Great Care
Love And Hugs
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All The Wonderful People That Comment On This Awesome Blog!

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
What a gorgeous collection this morning but, the outright winner for me is the black and gold combo, it's just stunning. Looking forward to the week.
Lorna D

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Lovely cards, keep them coming I say.
The gingerbread men are so cute!!
Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful array of cards this morning Looking forward to seeing more each day. Thank you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
OH What a stunning set of cards i love the ginger bread couple canot wait to see the rest thanks for sharing ,hugs Sarah xx

Vick said...

Love them all Sue, I love to look at your cards over and over again, here's to 2015 being even bigger & better, if that's at all possible xxx Hugs, Vick xxx
my yt channel vixcrafts and designer to wild orchid crafts

Paula said...

All such beautiful cards Sue, I am even more jealous of your talent because no two cards of yours are alike, and I have trouble thinking up 2 different designs. :( You are amazing!

Paula x

nattyboots said...

Lovely Collection Sue no moans from me hun ...keep them coming.
Elaine H X

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, No moans from me, I am amazed how you fit everything into your busy schedule. A stunning collection, love them all, the gingerbread men are soo cute.
Norah, Lynne M and Lindsay missing you, gentle hugs.
Nana Tina congratulations on the arrival of Joshua Michael, welcome to the world little man.
Myra hope that you get the washing machine sorted, hugs and best wishes to you and your family.
Steph hope that you had a good day yesterday.
Hugs to Tina E, Margaret corgi owner, Jean D, Maureen K, Lynda B, Pam and Robbie, Anne C, Sandra, Tres, Alimecca, Heather T, Wheelybad and Billy, Brenda L, TOB, Cheryl, Maria A and all Wisonettes.
Take care.
Hugs June xxx

Janice Wallace said...

Morning all, absolutely no complaints from me, this is way better than my mail in the morning, at least I know just fantastic cards and no bills in this pile.
Janice W

Jacquie said...

Gorgeous cards Sue, you will get no moaning from me the more the merrier lol!

Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year too.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. This is a fantastic Christmas present to us all, eight days of lots of wonderful cards, thank you : )) When you see several cards together like this you see just how talented you are at making a variety. I musty admit that the gingerbread couple card is my favourite, I know you like these cute cards and so do I. Any chance of seeing a few more like this next year? It's so good to have ideas for a wide range of styles. I hope you are going to get some rest this Christmas Sue!
Congratulations Nanna Tina, What a wonderful present for you. Welcome Joshua Michael : )
Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care.

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Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
What a treat. I just think they are all gorgeous. Thank you for spoiling us. Hope you have a good day.
Love Brenda xxx

Cazzie D said...

Morning Sue. Christmas come early I'd say. Caz x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, we are being spoilt with all these lovely cards. I really love the gingerbread folks, they are so cute. I also love the white rose with the gilded background.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, i love all of these beautiful cards, thank you for spoiling us with so many all at once. I am heading off for the airport soon, hope you have a lovely Christmas and everyone else who follows your blog. I will still be watching from France! Love Jean xxx

sued99 said...

Well, what a treat for a grey Monday morning. I love the first card especially!

Joan D said...

Great idea to post multiple cards. Have a great Christmas x x

Maureen Killen said...

Good morning Sue, and all the ladies.
What a gorgeous selection for us today, and what a lovely surprise. The ginger bread man and lady stand out, very Amish, I like it very much.
All my plans for today are up in smoke, been called for baby sitting duties so cuddles and hot chocolate called for - not a bad day after all!!!
Nanna Tina - congratulations on the blessings of new baby Joshua Michael.
Love and hugs to all the lovely ladies on this blog - and Sue of course. xx

Lesley Cann said...

No complaints it was lovely on a cold windy Monday morning. They are all great and Christmasy to brighten up the day.

Janice K said...

Stunning cards, can't decide which I like best! x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love today's selection - looking forward to seeing the rest. I don't know about you having so many left over - I started doing my cards in July, thought I'd made enough and then still ended up making 20 more last week!

Beverley W

Pearl said...

Wow Sue, you're spoiling us with so many fab christmas cards today, love them all. Have a festive craftihappiness time and love from Pearl.

Maxine T said...

What fun to see so many cards on one day, keep them coming Sue. Maxine T

Jean said...

Wow - such pretty cards!

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
How fabulous for us. Eight days of stunning cards. The first two are my favourites. I can assure you Sur that no one will be shouting stop stop stop. It will be nice to see so many different styles together. Your talent just amazes us all. Thank you for your inspiration through out the year. Look forward to seeing your new videos.

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
WOW we really are being spoiled....8 days of wonderful creations, Wonderful Christmas present to us all...Thank you.
Cannot wait to see the rest.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Paula said...

what a nice way to have the eight days of Christmas we get to see lots and lots of your beautiful cards. Thank you Sue and Merry Christmas to all.

Lisbeth said...

Love all the cards Sue, particularly the Christmas Blessings one. Of course I am a bit biased as I love everything with a bit of sparkle and this card has it in Lisbethspades.

Jill Liddle said...

I like all the cards today, Too hard to pick a favourite.

CraftyJo said...

Fabulous collection today, looking forward to the next few days too :)

terrie said...

Great collections of cards...I never get tired of looking at your cards...
Thank you for sharing them with us.

Beth T said...

Love the wreath card-very versatile as you could replace the wreath with so many different things.

Vie Carter said...

All these cards are wonderful, my fav is the first and Mr & Mrs Ginbread - wonderful


Pat L said...

Hi Sue
You certainly won't hear me say stop, love all your cards and what a treat to have 8 days of multiple cards. Good luck with the videos something else to look forward to.
Hugs and best wishes everyone

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great cards Sue.

Nina Spear said...

Hi Sue
It was a joy to see such a lovely collection of cards as I am just getting over a bug and they really cheered me up no end.
Nina x

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Hi Sue,
What can I say but fabulous!!! Love the ginger bread men and colors layout top notch.
Thank you Dorothy

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Thanks. , Sue, for all your cards and inspiration. Merry Christmas xx

Hellma said...

Merry Christmas Sue

Diane said...

Hi Sue no complaints from me either, they are all lovely. Make sure you have some time for yourself lovely lady and enjoy your time. Take care love Diane G xxx
Nana Tina congratulations on your new addition just in time for a lovely Christmas xxx

Eemeli said...

Gorgeous set!

hollyberry said...

Five beautiful cards today and who can ever have too many Sue Wilson examples to feast their eyes on.

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Wow what a collection for today, love the ginger bread people.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, you won't hear me complaining, I think it is brilliant! A veritable feast for us with so many cards to drool over for the next week. I know it will give me inspiration (sadly lacking at the moment) for next year and we can bookmark the ones we really like as a reminder. Thank you.

Congratulations to Great Grandma Nanna Tina on the birth of Joshua Michael.

TOB said...

How wonderful to have all these cards to see.
Hope everyone is ready for xmas
Warm hugs Theresa. xx

Swiftycrafter said...

A winning selection as usual.
Lynne xx

scrAPpamondo said...

Oh, what a fabulous collection of stunning cards!!

Maryann Laursen said...

A wonderful collection of amazing creations here Sue. Sooo many outstanding and beautiful cards, that it almost takes my breath away.
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family and everybody else inhere as well.

Maryann Laursen said...

A wonderful collection of amazing creations here Sue. Sooo many outstanding and beautiful cards, that it almost takes my breath away.
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family and everybody else inhere as well.

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue, I'm really looking forward to your next few posts with all the cards. I feel all Christmasy now :). I have to say that out of this first batch, although I like elements from all of them, especially the white rose, the gingerbread card has totally won my heart. As always, thanks so much for sharing with us. x

SHARICA said...

Love the cards especially the gingerbread :)

Jean Bullock said...

Oh, thank you for posting the cards. It's OK if you don't print the instructions. I love them all. I will be pinning them to my Sue board. Thank you. And I think the gingerbread cookie card is especially darling too.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi Sue and all winter wonderful Wilsonettes. Im trying so hard to stay awake to post this comment ! I know I speak for all of us when I say " you wont hear us grumble about the change in you annual routine" goodness me Sue, we cant get enough of your gorgeous work, the more the better the more the happier we all are. This first collection are just mouth watering, each one has its own personality and reason behind it(your family are so lucky receiving your cards, I bet they cant wait. Oh wow, I can just try and imagin all 3 wedding cards you just made for your family tripple wedding recently, I bet they were stunning. That's one poke to wake me from Mr L !!
I have just sat down after re-organising my Christmas stamps, papers, you name it, boxed it all up and put it away 'till next year. Unfortunatly I missed last posting so Im so sorry to my lovely friends here that I was hoping to send a card to, I was running round in painful circles trying to perform miracles for market and picking up a largeish order for 7 cards also required for yesterday... Something had to give ! Ive even bought a s**p Christmas card for Mr L today as im so exhausted I dont think I could concentrate hard enough to make the card he so deserves ! I sold more Christmas cards than I expected at market, but not one single *bleep bleep* box LOL ALL those hour's wasted when I could have made friends their cards ! And I cant find any positives from that, as I have some really special friends and no bloomin card for them ! Disgusting.
Well Sue, Im really looking forward to the next few days (poke number 2) to see all the most beautiful cards I will ever see.
Hope you are having the time of your life dear friend.
Many happy exciting congratulations to our dear Nanna Tina on your new little Christmas Prince. May he have a healthy loving life, and may he bring you all so much love and laughter as he grows xxx
Im sending many loving cuddles to our friends that are unwell or feeling down and low, and sending love and thoughts to our missing friends we miss SO much. Ok must go before my head rolls off my neck !
Love you.
Lancashire Steph xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Oh wow sue all these cards are gorgeous. I am looking forward to seeing the rest of your Christmas cards on other days. Hugs Jackie

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful cards today & love them all, stunning.....

Look forward to another 7 days of Beautiful creations to fall into my mail box as I do every day to see what stunning cards await my perusal...

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year & you have a well earned rest over the holiday period..

Crafty Hugs
Haze xx

barbara macaskill said...

I am in Heaven!! Love that you share them all with us! I get so many ideas from your posts and my mind is racing. Love all of these gorgeous cards, especially the Christmas Blessings card. STUNNING!! TFS!

barbiepinkfairy said...

Lovely cards I used the gingerbread stamps on the tags for my gingerbread pots. Really good quality stamps.

Looking forward to the next few days of cards!

Currently making little sleighs to put on the table with mints in. They look really cute and have added bells!

Wrapping finished, food shopping later so getting there ...

Love to all xxx

Karen W said...

Are you kidding??LOL we love it and keep them coming. I've already decided to try the one using the corners inside the square. They are always fantastic!!

Saba said...

Hi Sue,
No complaints from me either, I could look at your cards all day and if this first collection is anything to go on we are in for a lovely treat everyday for the next week. How do you do it Sue, they are all beautiful but the gold and black one is definitely my favourite.
Good luck with the videos, please take some time for yourself otherwise you will be shattered by Christmas.

Nana Tina many congratulations on the safe arrival of Joshua Michael,

Rosie said...

What a lovely set of cards, Sue. I shall look forward to seeing more of them.....xxxx

Theresa Pace said...

great idea Sue. keep them coming hugs xx

carol edwards said...

Great idea Sue will be lovely to see lots of cards you have worked on x

Barbara said...

Beautiful selection of cards Sue!
I just love the gingerbread one as those characters are so cute. Have watched the last couple of videos with you and Julia demoing all the Creative Expression products

Maggie said...

Hello Sue. Oh my gosh, where are the days going? Can't believe it's only three more sleeps! Spent the weekend with my two grandchildren so no work done at all. At least all the cards are finished and posted now and should arrive before the big day. These are lovely and will do as inspiration for next year! Keep them coming as fast as you like. xx Maggie (better without a bow)

SusanP, Kent said...

A beautiful collection Sue. They definitely deserve their day in the bloglight. Looking forward to several days more of your Christmas creations. Good luck with your filming.

Chris Curry said...

All beautiful cards Sue, I think the last two are my favourites. Thank you, and have a great Christmas break. Xx

Glennis said...

Fabulous set of cards - particularly the gingerbread people!

hazel young said...

gorgeous cards sue love them all x xhazel

Brooke Bont said...

Sue these cards are wonderful and beautiful and awesome. I could name a few more but space is short. Just to say love your cards.

Susan White said...

Love these - my favourite is the one with the gingerbread people! I think that stamp is just the best!!! Susan x

IVY Cheong said...

Oh my word! What a treat we are in for! Love this collection and I certainly will not be moaning! Looking forward to more gorgeous collections for the next 7 days.

Love and hugs and merry Christmas and a healthy new year to you and your family, Sue.

Ivy l xx

hotpotato said...

lovely cards Sue.x

Laura O' Connor said...

lovely cards ,can;t wait to see the other ones .Laura O

Jeannie Butt said...

A Lovely set of cards, i can never get enough of your cards so keep them coming....

Jeannie newton...x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous selection today - can't wait to see more! Hope you've had a good day. Hugs to all xxx

Chrisspi said...

We can never get enough of your fabulous cards Sue so I for one will not be complaining that we are seeing a bumper crop. Christmas has come early for all of us.

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Fabulous collection of cards and you won't hear me complaining about seeing them! Love the gingerbread men and the wreath. Sorry didn't comment for the last couple of days but the dreaded migraine struck unfortunately. Back in land of the living now thankfully and sending congratulations to the winners from yesterday. Congratulations to nana Tina on the new arrival to your family - how lovely! Sending everyone hugs especially those in pain, having treatment or just feeling down in the dumps. Love Alison xx

Joanna Dickson said...

Hi Sue
ooh you spoil us. Got to say my favourite is the fire and ice one. It's so striking.
look forward to tomorrow's blog
lots of love
Jo xx

Dawn Holben said...

OOH you have really spoilt us today, they are all beautiful.
Can't wait to see the next lot.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Eight days of 'heaven' I say !! these are all stunning, and can't wait to see the rest.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Myra said...

Hi Sue, A bit later than usual but been a crazy day! No complaints from this quarter - I could look at and appreciate your cards all day! Maybe not at Christmas as I am a bit frazzled at the moment! Not sure if that's a Lancashire expression or not. That's the trouble with being an exiled Scot!
My favourites today are numbers one, three and four. Thank you Sue. You are a real star!
Thank you to the lovely friends who mentioned washing machine problems - Anne and June - fixed! Engineer found one sock, one colour catcher and one shirt collar stiffener in metal! I don't feel entirely to blame. Lol.
Nana Tina - many congratulations on the birth of baby Joshua. What a lovely start too Christmas.
Steph - so pleased you had a good day on Sunday but realise you are really tired today. Do hope you feel stronger tomorrow.
Norah - my Monday travails have been nothing compared to what you are going through. My love and thoughts are with you. Sending lots of love to Glenochil xx
Lynne M, Lindsay and Sheila , missing you too xxxxxx
Love to all,
Myra P xx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone! OMG Sue they are all wonderful.I will never stop enjoying seeing your cards!
Have had a busy day so will sit down with a coffee+ and read your comments ladies but can see I must congratulate Nanna Tina to the birth of baby Joshua,how wonderful for X-mas!Hugs.

Merry Christmas everyone and Many warm Hugs Maria xx

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful Cards Sue!

They are all lovely but I really like the cuteness of the one with the gingerbread people on them.

Looking forward to seeing the next post with the multiple cards.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Di said...

How wonderful it would be to receive any one of these cards. Love them all.
Merry Christmas everyone.
Di B x

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue & Wilsonettes
No complaints from me what a treat we have so many of your stunning cards Sue bring them on the more the merrier. Today's selection they are all gorgeous.Thank you so much for sharing them.Love Lynda Brock xx

Nann Tina congratulations on the birth of Joshua enjoy every moment Hugs Lynda xx

Steph so pleased you had a good day at Sunday market Hope you've been resting up today.Hugs Lyhda xx

Lynne M,Sheila G,Lindsay,Norah,missing you all sending you all Gentle Hugs Lynda xx

Big Hugs Sandra,Margaret corgi owner,Hazel,Tina E,Tres Tandy,Myra p,Maria A,Wheelybad,TOB Theresa,Sheila G,Yorkielass June,Steph,Cameeli Lynne M,Lindsay NorahJean D,Gail C,
And all Wilsonettes love Lynda xx
I have posted a new card on my blog xx

Gail said...

Hi Sue,
Five brilliant cards, love them all! Thanks Linda for the warm wishes, hugs always help!
Thinking of you all, Gail Cx

Olive Ann Jones said...

love all your cards Sue, in particular the one with the white rose and black leaves with Christmas Blessings on it. Hope I may be lucky, and that you have a Holy and Peaceful Christmas xx

hazel said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful set of cards. It's a pleasure seeing all your cards so keep them coming
Take care
Hazel G XX

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a lovely collection, the gingerbread couple are so cute

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Can't believe you make so many, all stunning. SueL x

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Absolutely brilliant. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue,
What a lovely collection of seasonal cards no need to apologise can't wait to see the rest. !!!!! Hugs xx
Nana Tina congrats on the arrival of Joshua!

Crafty hugs to Yorkielass & L, Lynda and all wilsonettes
Hugs Jean D xxxxx

Judith said...

just gorgeous sue - oh i do love those gingerbread people! hugs Judith x

Margaret corgi owner said...

A late good evening Sue and everyone.
Such a wonderful selection of pure luxury love them all.
Where does the time go in the run up to Christmas does anyone know?
Margaret corgi owner

Margaret said...

Lovely cards Sue I have really fallen for the last one. Look forward to seeing more.
Margaret M

Meg said...

Love the cards Sue, what a busy bee you've been.
Don't forget to take some time for yourself this Christmas time.
Gift wrapping day tomorrow so am going to use some dies to make my gift tags.

Hugs to everyone.


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Anonymous said...

Thank you for a wonderful treat to day Sue & for the next 7 days to come, all your cards are so different & lovely, can't wait to see the videos, Marlene O xx

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Sandra said...

Good evening Sue & friends,
What a lovely selection of Christmas cards today, my favourite is number 1, what die is the curly but that sticks out from behind the sentiment please? I love it xx please take time to sit and relax Sue, who cooks dinner in your busy home? Xx
Nana Tina, huge congratulations on the birth of Joshua, what a lovely Christmas gift xxxxx
Steph, you sound exhausted, I know how you feel, I spent today finishing off cards for my first fb order, but all done now so I can relax, well apart from all the food shopping, finish Christmas shopping, the wrapping etc, etc, Where has this last week gone, you must sit down now and switch off for a few days, huge hugs xxx
Crafty hugs to all
Sandra xxx

Carol from La Crosse said...

Who would ever get tired of seeing your BEAUTIFUL cards??!!! Can't wait to see the rest of them.

Thank you SO MUCH for sharing!

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and everyone

no moaning at all, what a lovely Xmas present. All of these beautiful cards, just love the first one.

Congratulations Nana Tina

Muriel x

Theresa said...

Hi Sue
I am doing the usual catch up. Again
But boy am I glad I did pop by your cards are stunning absolutely stunning
Please continue to inspire us all my friend with your beautiful creations
Take Care Sue
Theresa x

Ms Linda ( said...

I am in love with your Christmas collection. They are darling. New motivation for next year. Happy Holidays. For me it is Merry Christmas.

Carole Z said...

Wow more fab cards Sue! Happy Christmas to you and your family and thank you for all the inspiration, hugs Carole Z X

Marianna Hammer said...

Beautiful vards!

Cathie Weary said...

So many new and wonderful cards to look at. I truly don't know where you get all your inspiration from.

yorkshiresue said...

Hi Sue, what a brilliant set of cards you've shown to start your week of unblogged samples. They are beautiful
Hugs Sue xxx

Helen Terry said...

Hi sue stunning cards I have a lot of catching up to do as I am just out of hospital, I am going to watch all your demos from the last few months and pin also the cards to my pin board. I have missed seeing your creations. Crafty hugs Helen Terry xxx

Roisin said...

Beautiful cards Sue..... looking forward to seeing them all.

Have a good day.

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I love all the Christmas card, they are all so gorgeous. Love all the designs and colors. You always do such an amazing job.


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