Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Faux Wicker Background

Hi crafters!  Don't forget that doubling up your die cuts can sometimes create an entirely different look on your cards as I show in today's video segment.  It is under the ten minute mark so I hope you will be able to sit and enjoy it sometime today or in the future.

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

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Pam said...

Hello Sue and everyone, another beautiful card. I wish I had your imagination and talent.
Hope everyone is well, especially Sheila and Nikki.
Have a good day.

Yvonne said...

Good morning Sue another beautiful card will watch video later. Yvonne xx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Oh this looks amazing. Will catch video on ma lunch break. Looks like the eternal circle one doubled up I'm guessing tho xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue and everyone. Lovely card, wish I had your talent Sue. JJxx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a very pretty card, you are so clever, great video too. Take care Kitty.

Jan.moogie said...

Love the colours of this clean cut beauty. xx

auscrafts said...

this looks amazing.will watch video later

Julie Elli said...

That's really clever Sue. Not seen that before. Big hug
Julie E

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Morning Sue, another great card.

Hazel said...

Another beautiful card Sue. Hazel x

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
Very clever - I like this, must give it a try
Pat x

Patricia said...

Good morning She,
Once again another Stunner.
Love everything about it
Will "watch & learn" later.
Have a wonderful day
Patricia xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, look forward to watching the video tonight. Sue xxx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card my favourite colour thank you tracyw forgot to say great video to

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card and the colour is beautiful.
will watch video later.
Nancy's xx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. A gorgeous card. I love the colours and use this Striplet a lot (it really is very easy to extend it, Wilsonettes). As usual you have seen a way of using a die that I haven't thought of. Now I have another great effect to use. Thanks for sharing your usual clear and easy to follow video: )
I wonder if you have seen the Northern lights yet? I do hope so. I keep thinking of you as seeing them would make a dream of mine come true.
Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care. x

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

I love the background on this card. Simple but effective.


Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW this is a stunning card. Loving the colours and lay out. Those camillia flowers are little beauties. Thank you for another very informative video. Wishing i had half of your creativiity and talant. Hoping you are well and relaxed.
Take care everyone the wheather is still horribly wet and cold.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

carol quinn said...

not watched thr video yet, but a really beautiful card

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Like this very much. Will watch video later to see how you've created that background. Lovn those f!owers!

Anonymous said...

Pretty card with the lovely touch of the camellias.

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue,

Gorgeous card and I love how you have done the background, so pretty.

Have a great day

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

carol edwards said...

Clever lady you always amaze. X

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This is a beautiful card and such a clever use of the die. Thank you for sharing.

Carojsmith said...

Love the background on this card sue Carnt wait to have a go.

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card today, love your frames, and the striplet background is beautiful. Great video showing the method. Have a wonderful day. Bx

TDQ Karen said...

Lovely card today, will catch the video later x

PharmacyMichele said...

Love the card , can't wait to try this technique.


Anonymous said...

Pretty card, Sue, and clever old you to invent a new wicker background with the Eternal Rings. See that those camellias have sneaked in again!
Thanks for another great video.

'P' in Wales

GC has seized (siezed?) up and expired so have ordered a Cut 'n' Boss after much heart searching and online research too. It is a lot of money! Hoping it will live up to its hype.

Izzy said...

Good morning Sue,

Well I wouldn't have guessed it was the Eternal Rings Striplet!...it looks so different when doubled up and offset...very inventive and definitely one to try for myself, thanks for the inspiration...


Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. I am looking forward to watching the video later when I get back from work it is so nice to have something to look forward to. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

Felicie said...

That looks really amazing,a beautiful card.

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
When I first looked at this card I thought you had a new striplet die out that I had missed, would never have guessed it was the "eternal rings".( I have just purchased this die last week). Will be trying this today....... FABULOUS card. Just wish I had your talent and inspiration Sue, you are one clever lady!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
A beautiful card, I simply love it. Thank you for sharing. You are so talented!
Hugs, Rose

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Great background, looks really pretty. Love the delicate colours.

Love Rosemarie xx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card, great video too, those striplet dies are so versatile! Love Jean xxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a stunning card I love the design of this one and all the die cuts.
Looking forward to watching the video later.
Loving the colours you have used.

Debs A xxxx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Gorgeous card
Lots of love from Patricia xx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Oh What a clever idea love the inspiration you share with us stunning card love it !!!
Hugs Saarah xx

karenlotty said...

What a great idea and yay I have these dies (apart from Camelia but can try Daisies)! In a change of colour would work for male cards - Kraft card me thinks...

Glennis said...

Fabulous card today - I love those flowers

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
What's the best way to start a day - well it's to be in Sue's craft room to see her demo a most elegant and beautiful gift.
And that's what you did this morning Sue. I would love love love a gift like this to arrive on my doorstep any time. I have made a card by using the Eternal Rings as a complete background but haven't thought of doubling it up to look like basket weave. I shall certainly be doing that now. Thank you for your imagination and your inspiration.

Sheila - both you and Nikki are in my prayers.
Steph - hope all went well yesterday.
Norah - missing you
Sam - hope you're feeling a little better.

Well it's my Knit & Natter day so I'll see what this week's demo is. I'll be taking something of my own to do as I've a feeling it might be needed today as well as the official demo.

To all in pain or suffering I hope your day gets better. To everyone please take care and stay safe. See you tomorrow.
Janet x

Jill Berg said...

This is really stunning!

Linda28 said...

Another lovely and informative demonstration Sue, so clever how you have used the dies for the background and also to form the frame. Really enjoyed the video. Hugs to all in need, Linda.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I don't know how you come up with so many ideas for dies, fabulous textures

Anonymous said...

Thank you Sue, another fabulous card that sings to me. Halina21 xxx

Rosie said...

Good Morning Sue
A gorgeous card today and an equally wonderful video to go with it. So thank you for that and sharing your lovely work with us.....xxx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, What a lovely card!!Love the background - another die to ad to my wish list.

Janette MacArthur said...

Yet another great use of the striplet - they really are such useful dies! Love this card!
Janette x

Chris Curry said...

A lovely delicate card Sue, really like the technique with the striplet. Thank you.Xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Love the card. Great use of your dies and lovely colours. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

marg said...

Hello Sue
I have watched the Video 1st today!
Love the Wicker Technique..that Striplet Die is so useful!
Beautiful card Sue!
Take care
Love Marg

gwen70 said...

Wonderful card Sue, will watch video this afternoon

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Delightful card - will watch later
Carol x

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love the card the background and flowers are very pretty. love Jean Z xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A gorgeous card, love the way you have created the background. Will watch the video later.

Jane said...

Good Morning Sue,another very nice card today love the colour too.will watch the video later. Hugs Jane B.

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Very nice card indeed!
You just keep surprising, coming up with all these new ways to use all your beautiful dies.
Thanks for sharing
Lorna D

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue love the colours xx hazel

DMJ said...

What a good idea - another one to try!!

Doreen x

Karen M said...

Hi Sue ,
Lovely card love the colours,must try this one
Thank you Sue
Karen M

JosieB said...

lovely card today love the colours,love the background and love the flowers.
best wishes to all.

JosieB said...


Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and all
love the look of this card and can't wait to watch the video but will have to wait until visitors leave tomorrow
Muriel x

Marion said...

great card Sue and in my favourite colour too.
Marion H

Gail said...

Morning Sue,
Another lovely card, I will watch the video later!
Gail C x

June said...

Morning sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes, I so love todays video what a transformation using the dies that way, got to try it. Hope you are having a lovely holiday Sue.

Happy St. Patricks day to everyone today, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

Maria Alder said...

Morning Sue and everyone!
A stunning card to see this grey morning so it feels a bit brighter right away. Will have to see how you done it later as I'm off out for the day but can't wait to see how you put this card together.

Mrs B ,take it easy
Norah, hope you ok
Steph, hope all went well yesterday
Sheila and Nikki, thinking of you
Michele, thinking of you too
Pam, how is Robbie getting along ?
ToB, missing you.hope you are alright
Yorkielass June,missing you.
Patwyn, hugs !
To all Wilsonette's take care and

Hugs Maria xx

June Reynolds said...

Morning Sue, Another beautiful card, thanks for sharing! Junex (Cumbria)

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card ,love the flowers.

Deb Curtis said...

Good Morning Sue, well imagine how excited I was to see this gorgeous card. Eternal rings seems to be out of stock most places I have looked but just yesterday I managed to get one and it should be on its way to me right now! Can't wait to try this technique. Thanks for all the inspiration and showing us how to craft outside the box. Happy days, love Deb C xx

Saba said...

Good morning Sue,
What a beautiful card and thank you for giving us yet another way to use the Eternal Rings Striplet, it's my most used die at the moment, I love how you used your camellia flowers to give, as you said, your card balance.
Thank you for this daily dose of loveliness.

Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

utilitygirl said...

Lovely - as always!

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Love the background on this pretty card.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Julie Kay said...

Morning Sue, another beautiful card love, love the flowers on this card must get these. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue and thank you for the video. Arranging the striplet to make the background like wicker - only you would have found this out! So effective, love from Jackie xx

nattyboots said...

Aww another superb card Sue ,i will watch the video later .
Elaine H x

Edwina Scotney said...

Wow that background looks interesting Sue, will watch video later to see how it is achieved, lovely card, Edwina

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
I just love this card.
Evis M.

IVY Cheong said...

Stunning card and love how you laid the background, it's ingenious of you, Love the colour too. Cannot wait to watch the video after work. Take care, Ivy L xx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi Sue and all Wilsonettes. WOW ! Thank you for reminding me how to extend this stripletI must try (and try and try and try) this, Im a bit of a dumb crafter Sue, never think things through properly with lots of real stupid mistakes and I mean stupid mistakes not happy accidents lol so this I will have a bash at today and hope Mrs B is right lol.
I love video days and need to catch up with last weeks (when is anyones guess) but my moment will come.
Im sending ALL my heartfelt love to you all that sent me best wishes whilst in hospital, Mr Lancashire logged in everyday I was away to help keep those blog numbers up for Sue (you should have seen him trying to explain each card to me) how a non crafting male see's and explains things makes for an endearing giggle, bless him.
Thinking of all our dear friends going through real bad times at the moment, if I could take your pain for just one day Id be happy to.
Happy St. Patricks Day to our Irish Wilsonettes and to those with Irish decendants.
Love you.
Lancashire Steph (now hiding away in my den for the day to get these orders done and dusted !!!)

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue what a beautiful card you are so gifted thank you I too will watch and learn at lunch time love the colour of this work so peaceful love to all hope your ok steph xxxxxxxxxxxx happy sf Patrick's day xx

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, thanks for a great tutorial. The card is beautiful.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, stunning card for today, love the way you have used the die for a background, the colours are fabulous as well. Off to watch the video to lok and learn. Take care everyone, happy St Patricks Day!,!!,
Jess x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - yet another amazing card! Don't know how you think of so many ideas of what to do with dies, but so pleased you do! Hope you are having a wonderful holiday, best wishes

Ann said...

Beautiful card so elegant crisp and fresh.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

This is a beautiful card. I love most colours with white, but this colour is especially nice.

Very clever use of the striplet die and also the square to make the frame too. I must try these techniques.

Really enjoy watching the videos you give us too. Thank you.

Love Helen xxx

barbiepinkfairy said...

This is a beauty! Love it xxx

hotpotato said...

Lovely card Sue. Booked my tickets for Aprils Ally Pally, looking forward to visiting your stand. x

Kate's Cards said...

I'm looking forward to the NEC this weekend will you be there? Loving the wicker look!

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful beautiful card, never imagined when I first looked that you had used the eternal rings striplet to make the background, will definitely try this
Hugs and Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone from a dull but dry Northern Ireland

Cazzie D said...

Morning Sue
Yet another gorgeous card. So cleaver offsetting the background die.
Caz x

rolfi said...

Hello Sue,
beautiful card and a totally new idea. The eternal rings look like an old chairs netting... fantastic.
Thank you for your creativity
Rolf xx

jane stillman said...

Thank you for the tip on doing the background - fabulous idea. Gorgeous colours and design x

Scottydog said...

Another beautiful card Sue - just wish I could get my hands on the camellia dies!

Vie Carter said...

pretty card today


iReneM said...

A beautiful card, as always Sue :)
and a fab video tut.

Love the idea of off-setting the striplet - such a different look.

Hugs to all


Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies.
This is a beautiful card, and I love the technique. It looks just like Lloyd Loom furniture!
Enjoy your break.
I hope everyone is as well as they can be and "Top o'the mornin to you - Happy St Patrick's Day!"
Maureen xx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Very Dear Friend Sue,
Well What Can I Say Other Than Outstanding Video With Great Tips And Techniques To Kepp In My Record File So I Can Remember Them.
I Love The Awesome Colours Chosen And Just Love The Fabulous Dies Used, The Eternal Ring Striplet Die Is A Favourite Of Mine I Just Love It, I Love How You've Created A Faux Wicker Look.
I Love The Flowers Also.
Sue Thank You So Very Much For Sharing Its A Truly Stunning Card You Inspire Me Daily,And I Appreciate It So Very Much.
Sue My Very Dear Friend Please Take Care
Love And Hugs
From Sam xxx
To All My Wonderful Wilsonette Friends,
I Really Hope Your All Well.
Steph It's Great Your Back.
Sheila And Nikki I'm Thinking Of You On This Very Sad Day Please Take Care.
Love And Hugs
From Sam xxx

Gail said...

Lovely card and love the colours too xx can't get the vid tut to play as not at home and says an error occurred vut think I can see what you have done with the background and it looks fab - I will catch up when I return xx GailT xx

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Thank you for another very clearly explain video tutorial, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I would never have guessed my
Eternal Rings Striplet could be changed into a wicket effect background. Thank you for your brilliant inspiration. Should've said - I think this card is gorgeous, love it, love the colour. Another masterpiece from our Sue!
Take care, love Brenda XXX

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue a lovely card. You do think outside the box and show all different inspiring ways to use your dies. Thank you and thanks for the video.

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Love the faux wicker, another of your good ideas I will be trying I think. SueL x

Crafty Cruiser said...

Such a great idea, creating a gorgeous card.

Lesley Thomas said...

Happy St. Patrick's day Sue and all the Wilsonettes.

Love the tecnique today Sue, it looks gorgeous.

Diane said...

Hi Sue another brilliant card and video so thank you for sharing this with us. The background looks just like the seat of a chair my grandma used to have. Take care love Diane G xxx

Sheila and Nikki thinking of you both today xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card in my favourite colours. Love the idea of doubling up the striplet to give the basket weave effect. Thank you as usual for a very clear video.

Steph - Mrs B is right, it is very easy to extend the striplet. If I can do it, I am sure you can :D


Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all

Lovely card. Such a great way to use the striplet die. I will have a go at copying this card but I think I will try a darker bolder colour than the lilac. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

barbara macaskill said...

So pretty! Hope you are enjoying your holiday!!

Meg said...

Lovely background effect Sue.

Love and hugs

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue and all crafters,

I like this card very much, another idea for me to try. I love the colours.

Enjoy your day !

Love and hugs to all Dorothy xx

Joanne K said...

Hi a pretty card showcasing a gorgeous background. Kind regards Joanne K x

pinky said...

Very very pretty!

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
What a gorgeous card - you are so clever! I would never have guessed how you did it . I try to guess each time! The video just makes it so clear!
I love the wicker effect - agree with Maureen - re the Lloyd Loom look.
Maybe it's too thick - but would make a lovely bag! Izzy start designing! Patricia - you too!
Thinking of Sheila and Nikki today.
Steph - great to have you back!
Norah - missing you - hope you feeling a wee bit better. Sending hugs!
Love to all friends on the blog!
Happy St Patrick's Day to our lovely Irish friends.
Love Myra xxxx

Debbie Tinks said...

Lovely card Sue .. Love the colour .. Have a nice day ...x

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue another lovely card and a tutorial too. I have the floral striplet, so miay try using that, and the open petal camellia is definetely next on my wish list.
Margaret xxx

yvonne masterman said...

Good afternoon Sue and everyone another lovely card...Yvonne xxx

Joanna Dickson said...

Hi Sue. Fab video beautiful card. Great colours.
Lots of love
Jo xx

Joanna Dickson said...

Hi Sue. Fab video beautiful card. Great colours.
Lots of love
Jo xx

Joanna Dickson said...

Hi Sue. Fab video beautiful card. Great colours.
Lots of love
Jo xx

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue


Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Lesley Cann said...

Great card lovely colours and very informative video.

Dawn Holben said...

OH WOW I really really love this card.
The way you have used the die has given the background a gorgeous look to it.
And I love the colour too.

Jill Liddle said...

Beautiful card again today Sue.

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I'm later posting today, what a fabulous card and love the way you've offset the striplet that's another way to use them thank you! I love the colour you've used all in all I love today's card.
Hugs x
Heather T

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card today. Will watch the video later. I just love the colours you have used.

Gail Chase said...

Great technique-and with a die I have already-YAY! I'm going to try this soon. (Before I forget). As usual I love the colors too, so elegant. Hope you are having a nice day. Thanks, Gail

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card and fabulous video. I will certainly be having a go at this one! Hope your holiday is going well.
Sheila and Nikki thinking of you both. Norah hope you are ok, missing you. Wheely, hope you're feeling better.
Hospital have drained almost 3 litres of fluid from my aunt's lung! No wonder she was in so much pain bless her.
Love and hugs to all, Alison xx

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow, great tip! This technique is very useful and your card is fabulous!

Sandra said...

Hi Sue,
Another Die that has many different looks, that's what I love about your dies and the unique 'after sales service' we get from you by way of constant inspiration, you don't get that level of service everywhere! will watch video later.
Steph, hope you are getting caught up, you are missed in Café!
Theresa, hope you aren't in too much pain
Sam I hope you are slowly on the mend xx
Sheila & Nikki, you are in my thoughts each day, love and healing hugs coming your way! xx
Patwyn I hope you are feeling brighter too.
Love and hugs
to everyone one of you
Sandra xxxxxx

Mary Lynn Cox said...

Very nice card, Miss Sue. I like seeing the versatility of the dies. I dont have any of the New York dies......yet. LOL

terrie said...

What a great idea for the doubling up for the background...
it turned out so nice.
Such a wonderful card.
Well done Sue

craftynanna said...

Oh my word Sue you have come up with another stunning card, although you nearly gave us all a attack of the vapours thinking we would have to get another striplet die, but how ingenious is this its lovely,
Thinking of you Sheila and Nikki
Nora were are you ??
Hope you are coping well Steph
Hugs to all Johanna

Cathie Weary said...

Sue, this card is just beautiful. Wonderful video to show us exactly how to recreate it. Just love your videos and have been watching your shows on C&C USA. They are great.

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Beautiful card Sue
Julie x

Susan White said...

Great video and really effective how you have overlayed the background - it really does look like a wicker chair! Thanks, Susan x

Anonymous said...

Love the card today Sue and the video was great, loved the way you cut the backround using the striplet die and doubled it up.

Craftihappiness to all and lots of love from Macky.

Janice K said...

Great idea and effect to double up the background die, hope to have a chance to watch the tutorial later.x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous. This is a gorgeous card. Love the clever background. The colour combination is one of my favourites too. Thank you for all your inspiration. Don't know where I would be without you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

Laura O' Connor said...

stunning card Sue ,don't know how you keep coming up with such great cards ,Laura O

Sandie Braithwaite said...

I love this, and the colours are perfect.

SusanP, Kent said...

I've just enjoyed your video for today's card which is lovely. I do like this colour and the framed look. How come your messy bows are beautiful and mine are, just messy?

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
This card looks lovely - will watch how to make it later. Hope you are still having a good time.
Beverley W

Judy Davies said...

wow Sue, I love the colour of this card, hope your keeping well, please give our mutual friend K my love.....judy x

liz spooner said...

Lovely colours Sue, I made a purple and white card today using New York border.xx

nannapat said...

Beautiful card, love the colours, and a great video as well. You spoil us Sue! Pat x

Susan Morgan said...

Smashing..i was having trouble lining up this die..so I'm hoping now I've seen this demo I will be able to do it!

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good evening Sue and everyone
Another beautiful and stunning card today, as indeed they have been over the past week, sorry I have been unable to leave a comment.
Sheila and Nikki you have been in my thoughts especially today.
Margaret corgi owner

Brooke Bont said...

This card is wonderful love the results of the background die. Will have to do this one for sure

Brooke Bont said...

This card is wonderful love the results of the background die. Will have to do this one for sure

Theresa Pace said...

you think of them all. that looks great. the sum is so different from the 2 singles, clever. hugs xx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
wow what a lovely card, I will have to get this striplet. I like the way you show us how to extend our dies, thank you so much.
Di B x

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue. I cant find anything other than that to say when I visit your blog. All your cards are Gorgeous. Love the colour used in this one.

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue lovely card great video
Denise X

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card today and thank you for the video

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love this one. Has an element of the wow factor and has nearly made my top fie. Colour combo is also beautiful and the softness shows the dies off to perfection.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Oh WOW !! This card and video are both amazing !! Thank you so much for showing us and explaining things so clearly when making this card today. Lovely colour combo and this technique using the Eternal Rings Striplet Die to make a wicker style background is amazing Sue !! I love, love, love it !! I will definately be having a go at this. I love your beautiful little Camelia Dies to. I am really frustrated as I have been unable to buy the Camelia Dies. They seem to be unavailable every where right now.
Just to say, my Grandad used to make Wicker stuff that looked just like your background Sue. He could make baskets and all sorts of stuff. He often made Wicker seats that people used for sitting on as wheel chairs !! That was ever such a lot of years ago, before I was even thought of !! Unfortunately he passed away when I was only five so I have limited memories of him other than that he was a wonderful man.
Thanks for sharing this Wondeful card Sue and for bringing back a few wonderful memories.
I hope you are having a great time on your holidays love from Tres x x x

Sheila and Nikki. Thinking of you both. Lots of love from Tres x x x

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

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Another Gorgeous Card Sue!

I love how you've used the Die to make the background, it's fab and it's something I will have to have a go at.

Thanks for another fab video, I always enjoy watching.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

SHARICA said...

Love It xx

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Elegant card. Love it. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
I like what you did to make the background and the card turned out stunning.Will give the background a go when I get a chance,great video.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the background you have created with the striplet die.
Thank you for the demo.
Veronique L

Anonymous said...

Love the background you made with the striplet, will have to give it a try as I have that die.
Yvonne N.

Eunice said...

What a wonderful way to use the striplet, thanks for the wonderful ideas as always.

nzillingworth said...


Suzzette Yandle said...

I like that you open our minds to thinking outside of the box. You give us clever ideas to get the most out of your dies. Wonderful!

Sandy H said...

Lovely card. I was seeing chairs until I watched the video. What a clever way to use the Eternal Rings striplet.
Alimecca, hope your aunt is a little more comfortable now and that the hospital can sort her pain relief.
Take care everyone.

Angela Wade said...

Hi Sue, have watched your video. What a clever effect !! Another thing for me to try.
I liked yesterday's card, with the lovely New York background too.

Best Wishes and hugs to you all,

Angela in S. Wales Xx

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

What a gorgeous card. I saw it and thought "**** it, I need that striplet NOW! I have waited long enough!" Your pretty card today (tonight, actually) really has given me a lift.

Sheil and Nikki, hugs xxx

Been asleep most of the day and evening. Part pain, part relief, part meds part exhaustion! Not even chocolate and caffeine could sustane me today! At doctors first thing, took the evidence & I had and a big, big list of what has been happening. He agreed the local hospital would not be the best place at all to help me so I've been referred back to the specialist centre. Such a big relief and once home I fed Billy and have slept on and off ever since. Mr W had me for almost 2 hrs before I fell asleep again! Feel sore, battered but very relieved. There's no cure as such, I get that- but if there's a way to relieve/ make easier/ slow the damage they will know what it is.

Hugs to all of you, extra hugs if you need them. Hoping Sue is having a wonderful time x

Ok, back to sleep now. Will visit later xxx

T x

Anonymous said...

Hi sue just watched the video and will have to try this one it is gorgeous love yvonneb xx

Marianna Hammer said...

Thank you so much for this lovely video. Thanks for teaching us to do the wicker work back ground. I know I'm going to buy a new die now :)
Hope you're having a lovely holiday :)

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Another wonderful and very Inspirational Video full of hints and tips and How to make the card which for me helps so much as i forget how you make your cards.
It's truly a beautiful car Sue
Take care
Hazel G XX

Anouk said...

lovely cards, hope to receive my camelias soon

gailgale said...

How do you mail your big beautiful cards?????

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Wow, another stunning card & love all the different techniques you have used which gives lots of different textures.
Beautiful colours & suitable for so many occasions.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx