Monday, 29 December 2014

And The Last Of The Christmas!

Hi there my crafty friends!  At last the end of Christmas 2014!  Thank you for taking the time to visit the blog and see the cards that never made it to their day on the blog previous to this!  I was thinking that I would do a bit of a reward for those of you that suffered through the eight days of Christmas (even after Christmas!) and I will do a drawing from all the comments left over the last eight days and post out a few of the Christmas cards!  That is the least that I can do.  It will be sort of a pot luck on the cards, however as the actual card samples are sort of scattered in different storage boxes!  Think of it as a sort of belated Christmas surprise if your name is drawn!  I will announce the winner on New Year's Day!  All for now, Sue x


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Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
I have loved all the Christmas cards and have some great ideas for next year and with different sentiments some could be birthday or anniversary.
We have enjoyed or 4 Christmas dinners with the family.
Happy crafting
Love and hugs
Love Tina x x x x

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue,

Thank you for the last eight days. I have thoroughly enjoyed every day and I have plenty of ideas for next years cards.

Also thank you for blogging every day of the year!


Kitty Davies said...

Good Morning Sue.
Thank you once again, all your cards are beautiful. Thank you so much you give so much back to all your followers. Have a very Happy new year. Take care. My best wishes to all your family,and all the Wilsonettes, Kitty.

Anonymous said...

Hey, Sue, so generous of you to offer a drawing for the cards - needless to say, who wouldn't love to have them? Thank you for these days of lots of cards, so much inspiration. Today, particularly like 1 & 2 but have already declared my top favourite as Christmas Blessings from day 1.

'P' in Wales

Cheryl - what an uplifting story, you must be so proud - hope Joseph enjoys his little moment too.

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - I love the Let it Snow one from todays line up - it's been really good having a Ccard fest - I've really enjoyed it - thank you - good luck to all Wilsonettes with the draw -
Clare W

Maria Illsley said...

All the cards are wonderful sue. Thank you for sharing them all xxxx

sonja_w said...

Thank you Sue for sharing your wonderful cards and for giving me a moment each morning to look forward to in what is a difficult time for me. As always the poinsettia steals the show for me as I absolutely adore the die and stamps, so the first one is my favourite by far and will find itself onto my Pinterest board ready for next years cards x

Jan.moogie said...

Well Sue you have saved the best till last as there is not one card I would not want from today's selection as they are all fabulous. Thank you for sharing all these wonderful inspirational cards over the last few days. Hugs xx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Thankyou for sharing all the beautiful Christmas cards with us
I have enjoyed each day looking at them all.

Luv and hugs to all Annx without an "e"

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, absolutely fabulous really
have enjoyed the eight days of Christmas
cards I think my favourite is the one
from day two I think with the diagonal
red stripe and bow although I love them all and so many to try
and replicate for next year.
Nancyd xx

Anonymous said...

Have enjoyed all the extra cards Sue, looking forward to all your new cards in 2015 . Take care everyone during this cold spell . JJxx

AliJ said...

Thanks for sharing all these cards. Todays selection is my favourite, still love the let it snow die. Happy New Year! X

Rosie said...

I think today's first card is my favourite so far. dificult to be sure, though!

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue My Dear Friend,
You Are So Kind To The End, Now Giving Christmas Cards Away To Lucky Commenters. It's Been Such A Pleasure To Get A Chance To See These Awesome Cards I've Loved Them All, Today's Cards Are Stunning I Love The One With The Let It Snow Die As I Have This Fabulous Die And I've Used It In Many Ways This Year.
Reading The Comments Over The Past Days Everyone Has Enjoyed Seeing Your Beautiful Christmas Cards So Thank You Once Again For Giving Us The Chance To See These Stunning Cards. You Always Work So Hard To Bring Us Such Rich Opulent Cards And A Fabulous Blog That I Love Visiting Each Day.
Sue Take Great Care
Love And Hugs
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All The Wonderful People That Comment On Our Sue's Wonderful Blog, Have A Great Day!

Edwina Scotney said...

I have thoroughly enjoyed looking a all the beutiful cards you have posted Sue. I hope you are having a lovely time and a well deserved rest. Edwina

Pam said...

So many beautiful cards and I have enjoyed the viewings so much. Thank you Sue.
Hugs all round .

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. I have loved looking through your collection of Christmas cards. I think my fav. This morning is the bauble card. It's just lovely. Hope you have a nice day. Heading to work now. Must defrost the car first. Burrrrrrr... hugs Heather.x

TDQ Karen said...

I think you may have saved te best selection for last, I love all of them today, think it may be the lovely embossing. Thank you for sharing xxx

Janice Wallace said...

What an amazing selection of cards you have given us this year. Thank you so much.
Janice W

Bella said...

Sue, you are so talented, all your cards are stunning. Like everyone else I so enjoy popping in every day to see what you have been doing, then wishing I had a quarter of your talent. Thank you for all the inspiration.

PharmacyMichele said...

Brilliant christmas cards today-my favourite has to be the Let it Snow card as I was lucky enough to win this die when you were showcasing the christmas selection.

Off to work soon & I'll need to de-ice the car well as we've had heavy frost. Am expecting a busy day so it should go quickly.


Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. I love all of your collection today. They are really stunning, sorry can't pick a favourite today. I can't believe it has been eight days of christmas cards, it has gone so fast but i have enjoyed every day but it's a shame it has to come to an end but you have given me some great ideas for next year. I would just like to say a BIG thank you for blogging over the past year and over the festive season as i know it is a very busy time for everyone but you never miss a day. You are a great insperation for all your followers. Have a great week everyone and good luck in the draw.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Glennis said...

I have loved seeing all the Christmas cards - you have been such a busy bee with all these. Thank you so muc

Eemeli said...

Morning Sue. What a fabulous last set. I could have seen a couple of more
Thanks for all the inspiration for Christmas cards, maybe I will try one or two
(well, with the ingredients I have -- so totally different outcome).

Hope you have had a wonderful Holiday season!


carol edwards said...

Hi Sue thank you for the last few days of Christmas cards, they have been an inspiration. Very kind as always of you to offer a draw for the cards. I hope you have enjoyed time with family and friends over the last few days and thank you for for your daily posts. You are such a star x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Stunning collection again today. Have loved all of your beautiful creations - so inspiring. Have a lovely day and hugs to all xxx

linda boyce said...

Hi Sue hope you had a great christmas and thanks for the last eight days of super cards all wonderful hugs linda and lily

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue & All, all of the cards are very lovely, I especially like the first card. As I can only buy a few new dies (OAP) it's great to see the way you change them to make each card different. I also would like to thank you for all the work you do for us on the blog. Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall.

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. Have loved all the Christmas cards and am sorry that this is the end of them as you've given me lots of inspiration to get a start for next year. Sorry that I haven't commented for a couple of days but my Mam was rushed into hospital on Saturday morning. 20 miles across the moors in the snow was not fun! She's home now but needs a lot of looking after and will need an operation soon.
Hope you have a wonderful New Year. Sue xxx

Carolyn B said...

Such beautiful cards Sue you have certainly given us plenty of ideas. I have just bought the Believe die ready to use for next Christmas, I've been trying for a while to buy the Let it snow die, but it's out of stock everywhere!

Thank you for your beautiful cards over the past year, and looking forward to seeing what you have in store for us for the New a Year.

Hope you have had a lovely Christmas, and that the New Year will be good to you !

Best wishes, Carolyn B

karenlotty said...

Have loved seeing all of the cards (and your hard work to boot!) They've given me loads if ideas for next year (OMG! The girl's mad - thinking about next Christmas already!) Cards 3 and 4 are my favs today Secret Santa was unable to find the Let it Snow die I with help will be trailing sites to see if anyone has any left

hazel said...

Hi Sue
I have loved seeing all your different Christmas cards over these last 8 days which have been full of Inspiration for me for next years Christmas cards. What a lovely lady you are to give us a chance to receive one of your cards your right it is a Christmas Surprise . I hope you have had a lovely Christmas Sue and all the very best for 2015
Take care
Hazel G XX

Anne O said...

Hi Sue
I've loved seeing all your Christmas cards. Some ideas for nest year and some ideas for this year too with changed sentiments and embossing. Thank you! Back to work for me today! Best wishes, Anne O

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card ideas Sue, thank you for 2014, I am looking forward to 2015.

Anonymous said...

Sue, this is my favourite selection, especially the first one. There have been so many inspirational ideas from all your posts, many of which could be adapted for other occasions. Thank you.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
The bauble card is my favourite today. Thank you so much for all your fabulous cards that you have shared with us. It has been such a delight to see them each day. What a lovely surprise to learn that we could win one of your lovely creations! You are so generous.
Hugs all round and keep warm!

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
Another set of great cards, just hope I can remember the ideas for next year!
Hugs for all in needf one,
Gail C x

Leats said...

Some truly amazing cards. Thanks Sue

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
A lovely selection today, thank you, I do like it when you use two different embossing folders in one card
Pat x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, it has been wonderful looking through all the lovely cards, and as others have said many of the layouts lend themselves to cards for other occasions. I have a definite favourite today and that is the bauble card. Thank you for planning to give away some of these beautiful creations. I bet everyone is going "let my name be picked". So good luck everyone. Have a lovely day. Bx

Jill Berg said...

I love the embossing folders used in these examples. Very Nice indeed!

Suejimbel said...

Hardly been a hardship Sue! Some fab inspiration for July when we will all be starting Christmas cards again! Thank you so much and wishing you a very happy 2015 - look forward to 365 more days of your blog x

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Good morning Sue,
Tremendous work, you have inspired all my efforts with your beautiful samples and videos and taken my Christmas and other cards to another level. Thanks so much for the past 8 days I have really enjoyed dropping in!!

Well I hope you have a nice day. Off to break the ice on our little pond and feed the birds.
wrap up if venturing out its really cold and frosty...

Cameeli xx

vinita jain said...

Hello Sue!
All your Christmas cards are beautiful, Love all the inspirations! Thanks!

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Beautiful as ever. Love these embossing folders.
Thank you for sharing your ideas and then to give some the chance of ownng one of your lovely creations is a real bonus.

Anne Crawford said...

The Bauble Card sings to me it's just got something special but I do love all of them! Fingers crossed I might be lucky!
Thank you Sue for all your hard work and inspiration you give us throughout the year and also your generousity , you are truly " one of a kind"
Still missing you and thinking of you Norah and wishing you well xo
Love and Hugs to all xo

Anonymous said...

What a shame the Christmas parade is over - I'd have been quite happy if you'd kept going till the end of January...

another beautiful selection though and I think my favourites today are the first and fourth cards, but all are wonderful...


Nanny Jo said...

Sue, the cards have all been delightful, as always. A lot of the styles can be used for occasions other than Christmas, too. Thank you for blogging so faithfully to the converted! :D Jo xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I am sorry this is the last day of Christmas cards, I have really loved seeing your wonderful ideas. Like everyone else I shall be keeping everything crossed so I win one. Thank you for all your hard work, and for blogging everyday, it means a lot

Love Rosemarie xx

Beryl Frost said...

Good morning Sue Just wanted to wish you a Happy New Year and say I'm really looking forward to your creations for 2015 Beryl xx

Micky French said...

Love all these Sue, I want to try and save them on pintrest ready for next year
Hugs to all Michelle xxxx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Well, you have certainly given us all a lovely eight days of gorgeous Christmas cards, and now a chance to win some of them, thank you Sue: )) (Christmas cards are my favourite type of card so I will miss seeing them for a few months) I am really hard pressed to chose an overall favourite but have realised on looking back at them all that the single snowflake ones, especially the one on day 3-a real stunner-and several other CASish(?) ones are near the top of my list (the snowman and the gingerbread ones are the winners for the cute ones of course, I would love to see more of these please, as then there is something for every age and taste) Just how you are going to beat all of the wonderful Christmas cards you have made this year I don't know, I can't wait to see though : ))
Good luck Wilsonettes, my fingers are firmly crossed for New Years day. What a great start to the New Year!
Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care.

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Yorks butterfly said...

Love these cards though not to sure about the background on the Joy card, but have really enjoyed seeing them all and have loads if ideas for next Christmasxx

Hazel said...

Sue. From day 1 to day 8 all your cards have been stunning. A treat every day that's what it has been. Hazel x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
I've thoroughly enjoyed looking at your Christmas cards this week and you've given us all loads of inspiration for next years cards. But with different dies etc the layouts could work throughout the year. I haven't got a favourite (bet that surprised you) because each one is beautiful. I've pinned every one so that I can look and get inspiration when I need it.
Thank you for all your hard work and your generosity to all of us we appreciate everything you do, this blog ROCKS!
Hugs x
Heather T

DMJ said...

I've really enjoyed the extra Christmas cards, Sue, and have some good ideas for the next one!!!

Doreen x

Maryann Laursen said...

Don´t you worry Sue, I have definitely LOVED to see all your awesome and beautiful cards here. They´re all sooo stunning and well made, that it´s impossible to pick any favorites among them. You are a truly talented artist and I just so love your besutiful work.
I do hope, if I should be so lucky to win one of these, that you´ll take the time to write a little note in it too.
Have a wonderful Holiday and a very HAppy New Year soon too, and I´ll look forward to see lots more of your stunning work in 2015, that´s for sure

Debbie Tinks said...

The cards are all lovely .. Sue
Thanks for showing all your lovely cards... x happy crafting ...

hollyberry said...

Love all the cards but especially the clean simplicity of the first one today.It certainly has not been a chore looking at all your beautiful cards but a treat.Thank you for sharing them with us all.

barbiepinkfairy said...

Have loved them all but particularly like number one! Don't know how you have the ideas

Off to fat club this morning and work tonight - life is getting back to normal! I had a text from a friend who now lives in London last pm and thought great he must be up for Christmas can meet for a coffee - yes he is up for Christmas but his Mum is on ICU he found her collapsed and had to break in when he got home ? She had been there 2 /3 days. I am meeting him at the hospital later just hoping this isn't the start of my New Year. I always say if I had known what was facing me on Jan 1 st 2012 I would never have got out of bed! Have never been a New Year fan so will be staying in and going to bed early! Bah Humbug!

Well ladies have a good day, stay warm and get crafty xxx

Cheryl, you are an inspiration - so upbeat enjoy the football, love to Norah and those ill or struggling xxx

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue - thank you for all your cards - would love to win any one of them!
Looking forward to next years's offerings!
Janette xx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, sad to see the end of all your beautiful Christmas cards but sure whst ever is to come will be just as beautiful. Love Jean xxx

carol quinn said...

beautiful cards again sue

Diane said...

Hi Sue well I think you have saved the best til last as every one of the cards today are beautiful. The embossing is wonderful and the gold poinsettia really stand out for me. Just realised there's not many bows on the Christmas cards, you don't need them but I know there are some that prefer not to see them lol. Thank you for sharing your cards and for letting us all have the chance to win some, what a treat. Have a great day and stay warm. Love Diane G xxxx
CraftySueToo hope your mum recovers soon, what a worry for you, especially with the snow. Drive carefully and keep warm xxxx

Anonymous said...

I got my pin board sorted yesterday so am now pinning several of your cards so I know where to find them! Love the bauble card today.

Anne (Northampton)

Joan D said...

Really enjoyed seeing all the Christmas cards Sue, as I now have some ideas for next year! Have a great day x x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Another fabulous collection of cards and I'm quite sad it's the last of the Christmas cards. I think the bauble one is my favourite of today but I don't think I can choose an overall winner as there have been so many lovely ones. CradtySue hope your Mam gets better soon. Barbiepinkfairy awful about your friend's mum, hope she improves in ICU . Off to Bamburgh today for a bracing walk along one of my favourite beaches in the country. Love and hugs to each and everyone of you. Love Alison xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, thank you for all the lovely cards over Christmas really enjoyed them
Happy New Year

Chris Curry said...

All your cards have been fantastic Sue and thank you for sharing, but I think you have left the best to last. A brilliant set, no more to be said except thank you once again and I am really looking forward to your shows, hopefully soon, on C&C. Take care and have a great 2015. Xx

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
You never need to justify what you show Sue. Its your blog and I know Im always happy to see your lovely creations Christmassy or otherwise.
Fingers crossed for the draw.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card are as gorgeous as all the others. Oh boy a chance to win one of your cards you are so generous. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

Marion said...

Hi Sue another lovely selection of is really kind of you to give them away .i would love to own one.
Marion H

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I've loved seeing all your cards that didn't make it before the day as they still give me inspiration for next year. Thank you for taking the time to share them with us.
Beverley W

foxyg said...

All the cards are gorgeous Sue. I would love to win any single one of them.

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Sad to see the end of Christmas, all of the cards have been gorgeous and this last set are no exception.
I can't wait to see what next year brings, but I know your designs will be fabulous!!!
Lorna D

Claire said...

Beautiful as always.

Take care


Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Loved looking at all the cards and it is very kind of you to offer them for a draw, it would be lovely to win one. Thank you for a wonderful year of cards and thank you for all your help . love Jean Z xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I am still loving these cards.
Best wishes,
Evis M.

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Such wonderful cards - you have given me ideas for next year
Carol x

Rosie said...

I have loved all your Christmas cards, Sue. You have certainly given us all some lovely ideas, TFS.

Thank you also for blogging everyday...xxxx

CHERYL brown said...

They are all 'oh so beautiful'. It is getting really hard to pick a favourite that I don't think I am going to try. You have certainly given us great pleasure and fantastic ideas this past week Sue, THANK YOU SO MUCH.
To CraftySuetoo and Barbiepinkfairy, a big get well hug to the mums. I do hope they recover well. There can be nothing worse than starting a new year with illnesses.
And hugs also to Norah and 'P' in Wales.
Cheryl xxx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
I loved every day that I looked at the Christmas cards - would love to receive ANY ONE of them.
It was not a chore at all, just some more inspiration to keep going through these winter months (yep, winter's definitely here) with making them for next Xmas.
Safe journey, hope there's no flight delays etc.
Hugs, Rose

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
All your xmas cards are beautiful, thanks for all your hard work.
Best wishes to all for 2015.

Susan McG x

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Oh these are the best set yet...everyone a winner! I have pinned them all over the last eight days so I have lots of ideas for next year. Thank you so much for all your hard are a gem!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Swiftycrafter said...

Another wonderful selection Sue, they are all delightful, thank you.
Lynne x

Paula said...

More beautiful cards Sue! I love the 'Joy' one, and the 'Happy Christmas', and the 'Let it snow' card, and . . . . oh, it's no good, I love them all!!

Paula x

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another set of stunning Christmas cards. I love the let it snow die today Sue. Overall my favourites are the jingle bells stamp, the snowflakes and the let it snow die. I'm d you all the cards you have show us are fabulous. I've pinned them for next year Sue. Thank you for all your hard work on our behalf throughout the year. Thanks for the chance to win one of your creations.

June Horrocks said...

Loved the cards sue saved them all thank you love to all June xxxxx

Yvonne bennett said...

Wow wow wow all beautiful cards sue wish I could make them like you xx I do try though and am getting better with your expert knowledge thank you for sharing xx hope you had a lovely Christmas and all good wishes for the new year to you and your family love Yvonne xxxx


Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Yet another stunning and very beautiful collection, love them all. Thank your for a wonderful and inspirational eight days.

Take care anyone venturing out today up here in the Lake District it is bitterly cold but the fells look so magnificent covered in pure white snow.

Warming hugs to everyone
Margaret corgi owner

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all

Thank you for showing the cards for the last eight days, I have really enjoyed it. If possible could you tell me what the background id on the blue let it snow is? Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Julie said...

Thanks for giving us some great ideas for next year. I love the bauble aperture today and plain white embossing is gorgeous - so stylish, so you!!!!

Love Julie

Jan Moss said...

Morning Sue. Thanks for letting us see all those gorgeous cards. You give us so much inspiration for which many thanks. Wishing you a very Happy, Healthy and Crafting New Year. Hugs. Jan. xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, more beautiful Christmas cards. All gorgeous and I can't pick a favourite.

Thank you for showing all of your cards during the eight days. It is a real pleasure to looking at them and all the cards shown on your blog every day of the year.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, what a talented lady you are, I love all the cards you have posted for the last eight days, and do not have a favourite, but lots of inspiratioin for next years cards.
Good luck to everyone for the draw, imagine winning a Sue Wilson original WOW!
Take care everyone, Jess x

Julie Elli said...

Hi Sue.
Thank you so much for the lovely peeks. All fabulous. Favourite has to be the snowman card from the last blog or so ( lost count). Have a great snowy week. Big hug
Julie E

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - another wonderful selection again today and first one is simply beautiful. You have already given me so many ideas not only for next year's cards but for cards throughout the year. Thank you for all your hard work and the wonderful daily blog. You are such an inspiration to us all. Best wishes

fran bailey said...

Hi Sue great cards I have enjoyed seeing them and you give so much inspiration to us all
hope you and your family have a great New Year and keep the cards coming
Fran xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A quick post today I'm full of cold and have a raking cough.
I have loved seeing all of your wonderful Christmas cards.

Lesley Thomas said...

Pretty cards Sue, but I can't help wondering what you have lined up for us at the trade show. I know I will want at least half of it, if not all.

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue wow another set of stunning Christmas cards. I love the embossing folder you have used on the first card. You are such a inspiration to me sue I've learnt so much from you. I don't think I've missed one post in the last year.
Take care and have a happy new year.

Debs A xxx

teaselgirl said...

Hi Sue, I have enjoyed looking at all your Christmas cards in the happy knowledge that I had finished all mine and could relax! You have re ently used what looks like a Christmas bell stamp several times. Could you confirm what it is and who makes it. It looks as if it co-ordinates with one of your dies, but so far I have failed to find it. Happy New Year, crafty hugs.

Anonymous said...

Not alone with being only too happy to see the eight days of Christmas cards. It would have been appropriate to have made them last over twelve days!

Luv Ann S

Saba said...

Hi Sue
Thank you so much for 8 days of truly inspirational cards. It has been a real treat. Today's favourite for me has to be the Let It Snow, I adore that die and have used it to make all my special cards this year, only down side to that was having been subjected over and over to a certain video by my grandchildren, I was humming along with each and every card I made Let it Snow, Let it Snow........
Good luck to each and every one for the surprise draw, thank you again Sue, you are so generous.

IVY Cheong said...

Morning Sue,

You have given us 8 days of fabulous inspiration and I am totally in awe. Have loved every card and today's selection are equally inspiring and I truly hope to be picked to win one of your incredible cards.


Ivy L xx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi Sue and all Wilsonettes. At last my fingers feel capable of feeling the keyboard !
It's been so enjoyable and inspirational looking through your wonderful selection of festive cards, I know you have been creating for some time (how do I say that without making you feel 'old') which you're not, better stop right there before the hole gets bigger lol, but day after day you give us something different, give us new idea's and ways to use your dies - HOW do you do it Sue ? Ive never made one single card the same as another, and I find it brain numbing to have to make each card different, especially with no artistic or crafty background, I get totally shattered, so with all tv samples and blog samples I cant help but admire you. These past few days have been a sheer delight, even with the high low techniques, the guilding etc its been a joy to share such a wonderful selection on this fantastic blog, and now you are showing your generosity yet again by giving us the opportunity to look after one of your W. O. W.'s (Ive been so lucky to receive one) so if my name isnt on the list, I wont mind at all, it will be SO nice to see our regular friends get the chance to be lucky.
Its SO cold at the moment that im struggling to 'work' with my daft little fingers almost everything I try to hold ends up on the floor so I better not get my embossing powders or iced snow OR my midnight snow out or I can see a major disaster happening lolbut Im determind to make at least 1 card made today ! I gave up yesterday after nipping my fingers with the scissor's and didnt feel anything lol ! Dangeroso me thinks !
Janet... Couldnt help but think of you when I heard how awful things are travel wise in France, thank goodness you travel back well before the festive season.
I hope you have all had a lovely time over the past few days and my thoughts have been with our friends that wouldnt have such a wonderful time (you know who you are) xxx
So today I send my usual hugs and love to you all.
Stay warm and safe whatever your day brings.
Thank you ALL for being YOU.
Lancashire Steph xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Think this is my favourite batch of the bulk Christmas posts. Can't pick a favourite as they all have something that I like. Thanks again for all the inspiration in 2014 and my husband isn't happy as he now calls himself a crafting widow mainly due to all the creativity you have provided!!!

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Thanks for all the lovely Christmas inspiration over the last few days. My favourite today has to be the baubles.
Have saved a few of my favourites to hopefully batch make for next year. Looking forward to your 2015 ideas.

Marianna Hammer said...

These are so beautiful. Especially the embossing on the first one. It's so deep!!! I wonder how you did that, was it on vellum? I just love it.

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning set of cards i really do like them all i cannot pick a fav out of these thankyou Sue for sharing all you ideas you are a true inspiration to us all ,hugs Sarah xxx

nattyboots said...

Thank you for all your cards Sue i love everyone shown and my Pinterest board is looking very healthy for next years inspiration .

Take Care
Elaine H X

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Sue, I also think you left the best till last, these are gorgeous. Looking forward to 2015 and all the new goodies to share.
X Ros

Heather Thompson said...

Great cards! very beautiful! Happy Holidays to you!

JenRey said...

Sue, you create such beautiful cards and I love every one of them! I would love to win one! Thank you for all the inspiration and I look forward to seeing what you create in 2015!

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Well well well, another lovely selection, i don't think i could pick a fav today, they are all equally lovely. Thanks for all you do for us crafter's all year round, look forward to seeing you on telly again in the new year.

Happy and safe New Year to you and yours.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Marty Fishman said...

Ah, I hate to see it end, but appreciate the extended days of Christmas cards! Your cards are just so gorgeous, how do you part with them...

gwen70 said...

Stunning cards Sue, have loved them all

Aspiring crafter said...

It's been an absolute pleasure Sue , seeing all the festive cards, and today is no exception!
Thanks for all the postings,

Marie said...

Love these - thank you for sharing your amazing talents and ideas with us. Happy New Year. Regards Marie

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Have loved every day of your eight days of Christmas cards, today I especially like the first one,and thank you for sharing all your wonderful ideas. Have pinned all my favourites
Hugs and best wishes everyone

hotpotato said...

more stunning cards. I love the holly embossing folder.

Barbara W said...

Hi Sue

Well todays blog did no disappoint, what lovely yet simple cards.

So generous of you to send some out to your crafty blog friends.

Really looking forward to 2015 and more blog news from you along with inspirational video and cards.

lol Barbara W

Meg said...

Hi Sue,
your gallery of Christmas cards over the last few days has been amazing.
There are so many I like very much and I have filed them away to go back to for inspiration.
It will be lovely in the Lakes Margaret corgiowner. We have the three peaks(Ingleborough, Whernside and Penyghent) on our doorstep in the Yorkshire Dales also the fabulous Ingleton Waterfalls.
I always love the Howgills covered with snow.

Keep warm everyone.
Love and hugs

Theresa said...

Hi Sue
Well what can I say other than a great big Wow.
All of today's cards are stunning love the High low technique
Sue I have so enjoyed looking at your festive offerings and I can't believe you have been so gracious as to do a giveaway. Thank You
And good luck to everyone I know you will be over the moon if you win
You have a fantastic day Sue
Love Theresa x

Joanne K said...

Hi Sue, another group of gorgeous cards. Thank you. Kind regards Joanne K x

hazel young said...

Beautiful cards Sue xx hazel

CraftyJo said...

Yet more cards to 'pin' - thanks for the inspiration, again :)

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Love all of the cards you've shown favourites are the let it snow and joy!!!
What a nice surprise for New Years Day that will be for some lucky people!!!

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Love all of the cards you've shown favourites are the let it snow and joy!!!
What a nice surprise for New Years Day that will be for some lucky people!!!

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and all

What a shame I now feel that Xmas is over as we will not be having any more of your beautiful Xmas cards this year, they have been marvellous and I now have to set up Pinterest to keep these beautiful cards where I can find them for next year.
Thank you Sue for your fabulous designs and your generosity in completing a draw too, I would just love to win one of your amazing cards and todays really are impossible to pick a favourite from
Muriel x

terrie said...

Each day was a wonderful surprise seeing your beautiful cards...I enjoyed looking at them and to see how talented you are...
Well done Sue

Paula said...

I am kind of sad that this is the last of the cards Sue, it was fun to see Christmas all in one place. How nice of you to offer some up.

Myra from Florida said...

They are all wonderful. My favorite of these is the ornaments. I think I can do that! You are so very talented. I think that's great to do what you love all the time. Everyone's dream.

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, have really enjoyed the eight days of Christmas cards, they are all stunning, you are so talented and artistic, we have been truly spoilt. Thank you for your hard work,, inspiration and generosity, you are one of a kind. Enjoy the day with your family.
Crafty Suetoo and BarbiepinkFaroe hope the Mums improve, it is a worrying time, gentle hugs.
To our missing Wilsonettes, missing you and hope you come home soon.
Steph keep warm, you do make me smile, gentle hugs.
Take care everyone.
Hugs June xxx

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
these cards are beautiful - what more can I say. Now I have a lot of inspirations for making cards next year. I´m very curious what comes next year...
To you and all blog readers a healthy Happy New Year 2015
Rolf xxx

Dawn Holben said...

Hello Sue, wow another set of beautiful cards and I am definitely not fed up with seeing them. My favourite of all the cards so far has to be todays one using the bauble die and the believe die.
I just love the colours.
but they have all been beautiful and stunning.
What a nice gesture that you are doing and I wish everyone luck in receiving one of these wonderful cards, I do hope I will be one of the lucky ones. lol

Craftysusan said...

Thanks Sue, that is very generous of you to do an extra draw. I love today's cards. Wish there was a short description of the ingredients used. I think you have used vellum to emboss on and if so it looks stunning. Will give I
It a try to see if I get the same effect.

Patricia said...

Good afternoon Ssue,
Another stunning selection, no favourites LOVE them all.
Once again you are being so generous to us, thank you very much, really appreciate what you do for us.
Have a wonderful afternoon and evening

Patricia xxx

Pam Elder said...

Hi Sue
I don't know what to say! I'v used up all my superlatives about your cards.
You are so talented and creative and your card always refect these qualities . I look forward to following you in the new year God willing, and may the year to come be a good one for you.
Love Pam

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, another batch of gorgeous cards! I really hope I get lucky and win one! I have so enjoyed these multiple posts over Christmas, and am full of ideas for next year. Happy New Year to you and yours, and all my fellow Wilsonettes. Love, Judy M

Maxine T said...

Love today's cards Sue, would be nice to own oneofthem. Maxie T

scrAPpamondo said...

Hi Sue, also today here there is a fabulous compilation of gorgous cards!! Your talent is stunning!
I love them all, but I really adore the fourth card, the holly branches looks so great on the embossed background and the bauble shapes are so much lovely on the back patterned papers!
Thanks for the inspiration that you give us and for the beauty that we can see and enjoy

Jill Liddle said...

In my opinion you have saved the best till last. I cannot say which is my favourite as they are all gorgeous.

sued99 said...

I don't feel I've suffered at all. Quite the reverse in fact. Some of the cards have been a real inspiration and I'm almost, but not quite, inspired enough to make cards for next Christmas!

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
I think this is the day in which I have liked each card equally! I loved using the Joy and Believe dies. Your super tip of cutting two and shadowing really made them pop! Thank you so much. It is so kind of you to give these gorgeous cards away - but so Sue! Even if we don't win we'll be pleased for those who do and I have my Sue File!
Very frosty here today but sunny too. I much prefer this to rain but appreciate it isn't good for those who really suffer in the cold .
CraftySueToo and Barbiepinkfairy - thinking of you both and praying the Mums will be ok and thinking too of the families involved.
I wonder what the Ochils look like today - just hope they bringing you a little comfort and joy, Norah. xx
Sending love to all dear friends on this blog. Take care!
Lots of love ,
Myra P

Virginia Davey said...

hello everyone love the last of the xmas cards they have all been so lovely. Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas.

Jacquie said...

Hi Sue,

I do hope you had a wonderful Christmas with your family. I have been absent this past week as I was away at my Daughters for Christmas. I have just looked through all your wonderful posts full of Christmas cheer that I missed, a beautiful array of Christmas cards, plenty of inspiration for us all.

May I take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very Happy New Year, I look forward to all you have for us in 2015. I had a most wonderful gift from my Husband of 8 of your dies, four from the French Collection, two from the Scandinavian Collection and two from the finishing touches collection, including my favourite the Ivy. So I am looking forward to playing lol!

All the very best Sue.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Cathie Weary said...

What a wonderful way to end the year with all the cards you made that were never shown. My favourite today is the first one. So simplistic but very elegant. Thanks as always for sharing your talents.

Lynda's craft's said...

Good Afternoon Sue & Wilsonettes
I have really enjoyed all the Christmas cards you have shown us in the last 8 days Thank you so much & this last collection is as stunning & gorgeous as all the others.I don't know how you make so many samples Sue & not one of them is the same. Thank you so much again for your generosity in giving us the opportunity of winning one of your Wonderful cards. I have pined all your cards in my pinserest folder for inspiration.
love & hugs Lynda Brock xx

Lynne M,SheilaG Norah Lindsay missing & thinking of you all sending warm wishes & hugs please come home soon Lynda xx

Big hugs Sandra,Margaret corgi owner,Hazel,Tina E,Yorkielass,Maria A, Myra P,Steph,Tres,Tandy,Wheelybad,Cameeli,Jean D,Pam,Cheryl B,Hazel,Patricia. &All Wilsonettes
Love Lynda xx

Jean Bullock said...

Wonderful cards as usual. I have greatly enjoyed your Christmas card parade. I thought I would make a clever comment about which card I hoped I could win, so I went to my Sue Wilson pinterest board to look for my favorites and I realized that I would not be able to choose. While I was there, I noticed that 27 people followed my Sue Wilson board. I surely hope they were smart enough to come to the website and follow you directly so they wouldn't miss out on seeing any of your cards. I am quite excited for the chance to win one of your cards. Thank you so much.

camelot67 said...

Hi Sue,

I too have loved seeing all your Christmas samples and I have to say I think you've probably saved some of the best 'till last. Thank you for sharing ALL of them with us I know it's been a joy as far as I'm concerned. Enjoy the rest of your day.
Margaret A.

Janice K said...

Thank you for all the wonderful inspiration for our Christmas cards, I've really enjoyed seeing them all. Your new holly embossing folder is stunning. Great news about the draw and very generous of you.x

Maureen Killen said...

Good afternoon Sue, and all the ladies,
Another great batch of Christmas cards which can be adapted for other occasions, with maybe the exception of the bauble cut out card.
I've just got back from the madness that is Newcastle city centre, the shops are mayhem. Had to go to the bank otherwise would not have ventured near.
Best wishes to all our poorly friends, and those who are looking after them.
Alimecca, enjoy Bamburgh. George used to play cricket there in the shadow of the castle from when Rachel was just a baby until she was about 15. We have such happy memories, it was idyllic.
Stay warm everyone and look after yourselves xx

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue After being after being away for the holidays and finally home. I have caught up with all your posting and have loved to see the Christmas cards that you did not manage to post. They are great ideas for next year! lol.

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone.

Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, I have truly enjoyed this 'journey' through your Christmas card samples, it has been 'heaven'. My favourite of today's offerings is the 'Believe' Bauble card, it is stunning !! Thank you for all your inspiration over the past 12 months, and I am already planning next year's Christmas cards with your inspiration.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue, Ah well, it had to end eventually didn't it. I've really loved seeing all the different cards over the past few days. I have to say that the first one of this final few reminds me of an intricately decorated cake, it's just so beautiful. Of course, I've loved all of them for different reasons. I can't wait to see what you have in store for us in the new year. As always, thanks so much for sharing with us. x

Tricia said...

Today's selection is my favourite with the 1st one being my most favourite favourite - if you know what I mea! It's difficult to choose because they are all so beautiful and it's so good of you to take the trouble to post them for us. Happy New Year to you and yours. x

barbara macaskill said...

What gorgeous cards!! I would be ever so thankful if you could tell me how you did the black background on the Joy card today! It is amazing and I would love to be able to recreate it!!! Thank you so much for sharing all of these lovely cards with us over the last 8 days! Whoever is the lucky winner will be blessed beyond measure!! Have a wonderful New Year's Eve!!!

TOB said...

Love these cards. What a lovely thing for you to do Sue.
Hope everyone has recovered from Christmas and now looking forward to 2015.
Warm hugs Theresa xx

Anonymous said...

I too have thoroughly enjoyed each and every day of your Christmas cards. I never get sick of seeing Christmas cards! They are all so beautiful! Such great ideas for next year. Thanks so much for showing them to us. Joleen

Margaret said...

Have loved all your Christmas cards. Thanks so much for showing them.
Wishing you a very Happy New Year.
Margaret M

SerenePolly said...

Hi Sue. There was not one card I did not like. I will certainly use some of the ideas for next time round and, of course, many of them can be adapted for other purposes. Hope you had a great Christmas.


Ecco of Sheffield said...

afternoon Sue
Definitely late for me but have been supermarketing and now definitely everything is in place for the next few weeks here in Burgundy!!
You have certainly done yourself proud over the last few days and your gifts have been absolutely beautiful; each and everyone of them.

I hope everyone has had a good Christmas and managed some time with all their family; friends but mostly for yourselves. We all need some 'me' time and I'm sure that not many manage that.

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

KathR said...

I've loved each and every one of your cards over the past year, they are Amazing and so elegant in their inspiration...Can't wait to see what 2015 brings..
Hope you've had a wonderful holiday and that the New Year brings even better times
Hugz Kath...Fae a very foggy Scotland..xx..

Susi Mortimer said...

Hi Sue,
Have loved all the Christmas cards and they have given me so good ideas for next years ones. Have a nice year year everyone.
Susi x

Mary Mac said...

Hi Sue, I have thoroughly enjoyed your 'Christmas card showing' over the last number of days. Such magnificent and original work. It has been difficult to pick a fav. each day and today is no exception - I almost had to 'phone a friend'!
So, joint 1st is: "Let it Snow" and Christmas Greetings".
To win one of your beautiful cards would be a wonderful start to 2015.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Always look forward to seeing your cards. A fantastic source of inspiration, and never get tired of seeing Christmas cards, especially ones as awesome as yours.
Happy New Year.

Lesley Cann said...

I have really enjoyed seeing the Xmas cards over the last few days. It is impossible to select an overall favourite so thank you for them all.

Will now look forward to more inspiration in 2015.

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue and blog friends

We have had so many beautiful Christmas cards to look at and am quite sad it has come to an end, but I am looking forward to what is yet to come, I can't wait!!. You are a real inspiration. I look forward to what is to come tomorrow.

Kind regards to all :-)

Tina XX

June Smith said...

Evening Sue and all wilsonettes, what a fantastic display of cards, I have managed to open the email links to see them, I am overwhelmed, I can honestly say that Sue you have made my year spectacular with all the wonderful cards, techniques, videos and helpful tips, I fell honoured to call you a friend and I know I speak for all wilsonettes, yiu have made my year.

thank you so much.

stay safe, healthy and happy hugs June Smith xxxxxx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Saw the first card and just knew it was going to be my favourite of the day. I was wrong, I like them all. I will be sorry to see the end of your Christmas cards, they are beautiful. Sue x

Gail Chase said...

I love the first card today! I don't recognize the background embossing though- which is it? I've loved all the Christmas cards, lots to think about for next year.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, numbers one and three for me today but two & four are not far behind. My overall favourite though is still number four from day 2 - the red & white diagonal cut with the bow.

How generous and typical of you to give us a chance to win a card. I am sure everyone will be sitting with fingers crossed :-)

Myra P - you would have been lucky to see the Ochil Hills today. A very heavy frost that has not thawed at all and a fog (so thick in places you could cut it) that has not lifted all day. I really should have gone to the Post Office with a parcel today but couldn't even bear to step outside the door it is so cold.

Stay safe and warm, everyone.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I am still loving them, those baubles are gorgeous

Stampinut said...

I am new to your card designs - they are all just gorgeous! I only wish the dies were more easily available!

Nana on the Hill said...

What a lovely selection Sue, so many great ideas, thank you so much.

Carol from La Crosse said...

I could see another 40 of your Christmas cards. Such wonderful ideas and the results are BEAUTIFUL!!! I am going to have to email you to find out what some of the products are that you used.

Thanks for sharing your awesome talents!!!

Mary Blight said...

Hi Sue & ALL the Wilsonettes! I would like to wish you all a BELATED MERRY CHRISTMAS! I hope you all had a good time, with lots of presents & plenty of food & drink? I had a lovely quiet time, although this time of year is a sad time for us, as my Dad passed away three years ago today! I am also waiting to go into hospital to have a small operation. I was hoping that it would be done before Christmas, but I cannot have it done until 22nd January! Still, it has to be done! Well Sue, you have done a amazing job, with all the Christmas cards you have shown us & today's was ABSOLUTELY STUNNING, as usual! I LOVE the colour combination, it really looks elegant! I would love to go into the draw to have a chance of winning! Take care of yourselves & I hope that you all have a HEALTHY, HAPPY NEW YEAR! Love, Mary Blight XXX

Brooke Bont said...

love these cards simple but elegant as only sue can do them.

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone! Fabulous ending of xmas cards Sue, absolutely stunning as always. Thank you for all your work over this last year can't wait to see what's coming up next.
Beautiful frosty day here today with some sun so had a lovely outing with a nice coffee and a smallish cake after,it's christmas after all :-)

To all Wilsonette's, take care if going outside!
Warm Hugs to everyone, Maria x

Joanna Dickson said...

Hi Sue.
I'm A bit later today. Once again they are all lovely. The only one I wasn't as keen on was the last one. Purely as I think I would have added a ponsettia or something. I really like the aperture baubles. So effective.
Would love to win one of your stunning cards to.... that would make my Christmas.
Hope everyone has stayed safe and warm.
Lots of love
Jo xx

Laura O' Connor said...

love the first white one ,white always do it for me in your cards ,Laura O

yorkshiresue said...

Sue thanks for showing all the cards over the last 8 days, it's been wonderful seeing all the different styles used and they have given me new ideas for new cards. Thanks again
Hugs Sue xxx

liz spooner said...

I have the frosty swirls embossing folder but think I might have to get the beautiful holly one. Best wishes for a happy and healthy new year. Liz Spooner.xx

Eunice said...

The card ideas are all fantastic, now I have all year to play with the designs and really choose my favorite!

Jackie Meechan said...

Hi Sue can I just say a big THANK YOU I have loved all the Christmas cards you have inspired us with. Though I 'm sorry to say that I never got the chance to make many cards this year through one thing or another mum-in-law not well, husband not well, daughter not well also and having to work. I have thoroughly enjoyed looking at your blog if only to see what inspiration you had for us that day and has always put a smile on my face. GOD BLESS YOU. I've enjoyed them all. Thanks again.

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
I'm all sad now :-( that we've reached the last day of the Christmas card viewings.

They've all been stunning & I have been so excited every day to receive your newsletter to see what crafty beautifulness awaited my perusal.

Thank you so much for sharing all your hard work with us & look forward to many more in 2015.

Crafty Hugs
Haze xx

C A W said...

Thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas card bonanza. Find it difficult again to choose quickly and after much deliberation have decided on 1,4,3,5 then 2. These cards have showcased your embossing folders fantastically. Thanks for the opportunity to share them.

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue and crafty crew.
I've just had a great time lookin at all ur cards I wish I could just come up with ideas the way u do.

Rene Stansell said...

Hi Sue, have just joined your blog and I love your cards.
Rene from OZ xo

nannapat said...

Wow! you saved some stunners for the final day. Thank you so much for all the cards and inspiration that you have shared with us. Pat x

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Another lovely collection of cards Sue!

Once again they are all gorgeous but my favourite one is the one with my favourite 'Let It Snow' die.

Thank you for sharing all your Christmas Cards, it been a joy looking at them all and I shall look forward to seeing all you do over the last few days of this year and in the new year.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Gail said...

Another fab bunch of cards but particularly like the first and third ones xx GailT xx

Auntie Ann said...

Hello Sue
Finally got to see today's stunning cards. Thank you for all the inspiration you have given your followers this year.
I haven't been following you for long, but am now a Wilson addict!
Love Ann x

Theresa Pace said...

i've enjoyed looking through all these cards. no chore at all. my fave from today is the first card with the faux printing technique, hugs xx

minx said...

Hi Sue
I love this Christmas collection as much as I have all the others they are all Stunning. I always Look forward to watching your videos you are so inspiring. I am pleased to say my collection of your dies are growing and love them all. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and wish you a very prosperous New year xx

Brenda Lello said...

Will try again, having problems with iPad, have twice almost completed my message when it freezes and I can't input anything- let's try again.
Hi Sue, what a gorgeous selection, I love all of these cards and would be over the moon to recieve any of them.
You really are a true inspiration.
Take care, love Brenda xxx

Barbara said...

Another batch of beautiful cards! The first one is my favourite as the embossing really jumps out at you, so pretty.
I have enjoyed all your gorgeous Christmas cards but I am looking forward to getting back to normal. Looking forward to having you back on our screens as it feels like months since you have been on C&C!!!!

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