Monday, 9 March 2015

You're Delightful

Good morning all!  Today's card was one of my demos from the last shows.  I thought you might enjoy a close up view of it.  I started with the background and embossed a piece of coconut white card with the Tartan Trellis embossing folder for texture.  Using a piece of Amethyst satin ribbon, I taped the end to the back of the top centre of the card and let it trail down the middle of the card.  Next I stamped Lilac card with the Delicate Deco Square using a Black Archival ink pad.  I did two of these.  On the first one, I used the Herald Square to cut it into a frame (lg die and smaller square die were used.  On the second one, I covered it with a piece of sticky adhesive sheet, peeled the backing paper off and coated it with Diamond Snow glitter. I cut it out with the same set of dies as the first one.   I used my guillotine to remove the edge with the piercing holes all the way around.  Using Dusty Concord distress ink, I inked the exposed edge through the glitter with a piece of cut 'n dry foam.  I added mounting foam to the back of this piece and placed it on top of the other square frame so it had the pierced border showing from underneath.  The reason that I stamped the first one, even though I was covering it, was that it allowed me to line up the centres evenly.  If I had just guessed at where the centre of the square was, it may have been very off from where it actually was using the stamp as my guide.  I adhered the frame in the centre of my card over the ribbon.  Next I stamped my sentiment (from the Delightful Sentiment clear stamp set by Cr. Exp.) and covered it with a sticky adhesive sheet.  I coated it with Diamond Snow for a bit of bling.  I cut the inside frame from the Union Square and mounted it over the sentiment and trimmed away the excess card from below.  I added mounting foam and attached it in the centre of my frame.  I tied a double bow from the Amethyst satin ribbon and added it at the top of my card with glue dots and placed a white crystal sparkler in the centre.   The card was then finished with a pierced coconut white card mat, a thin Lilac card mat and a final white card.  The finished dimensions are 7" x  7 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Beautiful card Sue., I love it.
It's frosty again here, take care everyone.
Hugs to all, Steph, thinking of you

Yvonne said...

Good morning Sue, what a lovely card its like a piece of art work you would hang on a wall. Yvonne xx

barbiepinkfairy said...

Gorgeous card, like the geometric form of it and colours are lush xxx

June said...

Morning Sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes, another stunner today Sue, love it, the colours are gorgeous. Hope you are enjoying your holiday.

Have a great Monday everyone, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

Tracy Stitt said...

Mornin sue

I really enjoyed watching u make this one. That wee stamp is georgeous an has been added to my never ending list lol.
Colours are fab an I bought some of that diamond snow however not got round to using it yet lol

Heather Rogers said...

Morning Sue

A beautiful card to start the working week. The frosting in the centre just makes it!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue Thank you.
A beautiful card. I hope you are having a good time, it is white frost again today. Take care Kitty.

auscrafts said...

Beautiful card Sue, I love it

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card love the colours and EF.
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x x x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card love the colours and EF.
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x x x

Linda28 said...

A Beautiful card today Sue, Love the embossing folder and the stamping. hugs to all Linda.

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card love the colour thank you tracyw x

Anonymous said...

Pretty card, lovely colours.

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Wow! A fantastic card to start the week, love it.
Everything is just beautiful.
Hope you are having a wonderful holiday
Have a great day

Patricia xxx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card today, Sue. Do like the deco stamo and the opulent amethyst ribbon. All lovely.

'P' in Wales

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, love this card, the colours and layout are so pretty. Have a great day all, and hope you are enjoying your holiday Sue. Bx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card, love the colour and just the right amount of sparkle. Sue xxx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card love the embossing folder.
Nancy's xx

Linda Graham said...

Beautiful card Sue, I love everything about it, thank you, Linda x

Glennis said...

Beautiful card with my favourite colour

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This is a very pretty card. I love the tartan trellis embossing folder and the gorgeous purple ribbon.
Thanks for sharing.
Keep warm everyone.

carol quinn said...

really pretty card sue

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue,

Stunning card and being as I won this one from your shows I can honestly say it is better in the flesh, so to speak! Absolutely gorgeous. I have it up in my craft corner.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Maria Illsley said...

Just beautiful the embossing folder is lovely xxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
A very pretty card again this morning I love the stamp you've used. The embossing folder is gorgeous and another 'I need' my list is never ending lol.
Hope your having a fabulous time and having a well earned rest.
Hugs x
Heather T

Cazzie D said...

Morning Sue. Love this card.
Caz x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Sue. Nice start to the week cheers a cold Monday morning. JJx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card. Loving the new embosding folder another to go on my ever increasing shopping list. The colours and lay out are stunning. Hope you are having a great time on your holidays.
It is very cold this morning so take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Diane said...

Hi Sue what a wonderful card this morning, the purple ribbon is a gorgeous rich colour isn't it. I love this stamp with a touch of sparkle on the top too. Thank you for sharing it with us. I hope everyone has a lovely day. Take care. Love Diane G xxx
Steph and Pat sending you both a big hug this morning xxx

Caroljsmith said...

Such a pretty card sue love the embossing folder.

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Lovely lovely lovely! Its a must try.

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful . Great tips too xx

Anonymous said...

This is my type of card. It's lovely, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

AnnetteM said...

Apologies for not commenting yesterday on the beautiful card. Your writing made me cry and I didn't get the chance to go back later. I may miss commenting for a couple of weeks, as I am going to look after my mum, but I shall continue reading your blog every day and commenting when possible.
I hope you are enjoying your holiday and thank you for taking the trouble to arrange all these wonderful cards for us while you are away.

Hellma said...

Super stunning, love the colour.

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love the colours and all the details. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue oh I love this one it gorgeous.
I love the colour and the embossing folder is
And the overall design is stunning.

Debs A xxxx

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card today-love all the details especially the embossing folder.


lilian said...

Hi Sue & Friends, what a beautiful card for us today.
Love everything about it.

Had a go at card making yesterday, made a complete hash of if, hope I get my act together soon.
Best Wishes Lilian in a very wet Cornwall.

Joan D said...

Beautiful card,with stunning colour and a crispness with the purple bow x x

DMJ said...

A smashing card today, many thanks Sue,

Doreen x

Anonymous said...

Wow it's stunning. Love everything about it

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card today,love the colours.

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card today,love the colours.

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card today,love the colours.

Karen M said...

Hi Sue ,what a lovely card,the colour really makes it,
Thank you
Karen M

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Just my colour this morning and the embossing is fab. Shamefully, I think I have this stamp and have yet to use it. Thanks for the beautiful reminder.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Aspiring crafter said...

Fantastic card Sue, love that embossing folder, it's really a great background.
Fabulous colour!

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue and love the sentiment xx hazel

Jane said...

Good morning Sue,a beautiful card in my favourite colour! Hugs Jane B.

iReneM said...

Such a delightful card,Sue and good to see it again.
I enjoyed watching your demo on C&C and reading about it here is top notch as a reminder :)

Hugs to all

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this is beautiful. I love the colour and the embossing folder. Thank you for another superb card. best wishes

Jill Berg said...

Simply beautiful! Love the embossed background design

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

...and the card is delightful too! everything about it including that sumptuous rich plummy Amethyst bow...


carol edwards said...

Beautiful card Sue, the colours are gorgeous x

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
What a truly elegant way to start the week and along with the little sunshine we have here at the moment it certainly lifts my heart.
I love your colour palette; it being so royal and having seen your new Tartan Efolder I have decided it's a must have/definitely NEED on my every growing list.
I hope you're enjoying your much deserved holiday Sue.

Norah - you are so missed. Looking forward to having you back where you belong.
Steph - hope everything is going well with your stay in Hospital. If not our Escape Plan and Bag are packed and ready lol.

Well today's the day I try and make a 'Izzy Bag'. Please wish me luck; I know I'll need it. lol.

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

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
it's a beauty. It would look so good in spring-yellow, too.................
in fact, might do that today if only to will the spring our way, once and for all! Too cold again now.......
Hugs, Rose

nattyboots said...

Wow ,i love this card , nice enough to frame im thinking . xx
Elaine H X

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. Thank you for the close up and step by step, this is such a pretty and elegant design. Love your pinpoint embossing folders.x

Jan.moogie said...

Stunning simply stunning, love the colours and love the design. Hugs xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I remember this card, truly beautiful and very classy. The colour of the ribbon is divine.

Love Rosemarie xx

Craftysusan said...

Hi Sue. This is such a pretty card. I don't remember seeing it on any of your shows so it must have been one of the later ones after 6pm which I couldn't see as I only have Freeview. Thank you so much for showing us as it would have been a shame to miss such a beautiful card. x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Lovely card. Simple and elegant and I love the colours. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card and love the colours . love Jean Z xx

karenlotty said...

Beautiful card and I love this embossing folder Would suit masculine cards too

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful colours and so much detail when you look at it close up

marg said...

Hello Sue
I really like the stamp and love the Ribbons.
Lovely card Sue!
Take care
Love Marg

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card. I love how your beautiful bow and that gorgeous sparkler just sets the whole piece off. x

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. This is a gorgeous card, I love how the beautiful Amethyst ribbon hangs down. I hope you are having a lovely relaxing time : )
Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care. x

Marleine said...

Hi Sue,

Love this card. Gorgeous colour.

I am amazed that you never run out of ideas. All your cards look so fresh. X

ros hodgkins said...

Good morning Sue, a really lovely card, I can't see the diamond sparkles but can imagine them and just sets the card of beautifully with the White large sparkler. X Ros

June Horrocks said...

Stunning card sue love it thank you hope you are having a lovely time love to all hugs to steph xxxxxjune horrocks xxxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, even though I'm not a big bow person, this one sits nicely on your beautiful card. Love it.
Hope you are having a relaxing time.

Lesley Thomas said...

I love it when you use micro beads, they really give a sheen to a card, though I've never got around to buying them myself (yet!)

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, Wow!! This is definately my kind of card! Love that bow and the colours are gorgeous, live yhe stamp and dies too! Love. Jean xxx

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
This is such a pretty card, with just that little bit of bling.
Lorna D

JosieB said...

change of colour and design from you Sue! another lovely card!!
best wishes to everyone

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue saw the demo for this so elegant. Love everything used. Beautiful.

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue saw the demo for this so elegant. Love everything used. Beautiful.

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
A lovely card. The colours are so nice as well.
Evis M.

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and all
beautiful card again showing how fabulous the matching stamps look with your dies. Love microbeads and that gorgeous bow

Muriel x

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Again another beautiful card - just love it.
Carol x

Saba said...

Good morning Sue
What a Stunning card. Tone on tone always works for me and the Amethyst and Lilac look so regal. Love your new embossing folders and this one is lovely. I am lucky enough to have this stamp and die and am very grateful for your inpiration.

Welcome home Pat,
Steph it won't be long now before you are home too.Thinking of you.

Sheila and Nikki you are in my thoughts.

Love and hugs

ellyscard creatief said...

Wow, this is awesome.

Maryann Laursen said...

Amazingly beautiful card here again Sue. You´ve as usual made a real beauty here.

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue My Very Dear Friend,
I Think Today I Need The Warm Clothing You Told Me About, That You Were Taking To The "Fjords" As Where I Live Its Very Cold As Much As You Wrap Up Your Face Always Feels The Cold, And My Dogs Wish To Stay Out Longer, For Some Reason.
Sue Today's Card Is Truly Stunning, Rich, Opulent, And So Very Exquisite I Love Everything About It Starting With The Amazing Tartan Trellis Embossing Folder Which Is Just Stunning The Embossing Stands So Proud.
I Just Love The Fabulous Stamp And Die You've Used To Create Your Focal Point Which Is Remarkable.
I'm So In Love With These New Stunning Satin Ribbons Very Beautiful And The Extremely Awesome Colour Of Today's The Rich Purple.
I Love The Sentiment And How You've Used Your Diamond Snow.
Sue "Thank You" So Very Much For Sharing And The Great Photography Shots They Give A Great Closer View To Each Part Of Your Creation.
"Thank You" So Much For All The Tips And Techniques As Always.
Sue My Dear Friend Do Take Great Care
Love And Hugs
From Sam xxx
To All My Wonderful Wilsonettes Friends,
I Truly Hope Your Well If You Need To Go Out Wrap Up Warm Its Cold Out There
Sheila and Nikki You Are Both In My Thoughts.
Steph I Hope Your Alright Please Take Care.
Norah I Hope Your Alright Please Take Care.
To All My Friends In The Cafe Thinking Of You All.
Annette I Hope Your Mom Is Well.
Janet I'm Sure You'll Make A Stunning Izzy Bag The One's I've Seen So Far Are Stunning.
Lillian (From Cornwall) I'm Sure Your Card Wasn't That Bad, You Should Have Seen My Very First Card Nearly Five Years Ago My Problem Is I'm Very Critical Of My Work.
Jacquie I'm Sure This Card You Won Has Pride Of Place In Your Craft Room, I've Got Two One From Sue And The Other Is From When Sue Did The Auction And As You Mentioned There Better When You Actually See Them.
Take Great Care All
Love And Hugs
From Sam xxx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
This is such a beautiful card today, Sue. I love everything about it.
Thank you so much for organising all your usual daily posts so that we can still receive them every day whilst you are on holiday. That must have taken a lot of time!
Lesley S xp

Janette MacArthur said...

Great card today Sue- love it!
Janette x

Julie Kay said...

Morning Sue, what a beautiful card and I just love the colours. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Such a beautiful card the colour superb. Just love THE LESSONS OF LIFE.

hotpotato said...

lovely card Sue. xx

Deb Curtis said...

Good Morning Sue, this card is gorgeous in so many ways, I love the embossing, the stamp on the frame and the frosting technique, the colour is lovely. Happy Monday, Deb C x

fran bailey said...

Morning Sue what a lovely card love this colour
All the best
Frances B

Kate's Cards said...

Another beauty!

Paula said...

A beautiful card Sue! I sound surprised and I don't know why I should, all your cards are stunning!

Paula x

Jean Deane said...

Hi Sue,
Wow a stunning card today love the EB folder and the amethyst is beautiful , the diamond snow too a beautiful card to start a fresh week . Hope your having a great time hugs xxx

Crafty hugs to everyone,
Jean D xxx

Jess said...

Morning Sue, love this card, I think I really need this embossing folder, the colours are brilliant so opulent.
Hope your holiday is going well.
Take care everyone, Jess x

Jess Watson said...

Sorry should have finished as Jess Watson x

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue. Oh today's card is just stunning, my colours too. Oh I just love it. Hazel x

Helen Bell said...

Good morning Sue and everyone

Another lovely card. Love the colours.

Helen xxx

Maureen Killen said...

Good morning Sue, and all the ladies.
A beautiful card, and I remember the demo Sue, I was terrified you were going to cut your fingers off!!
Sheila, love to you and Nikki.
Sue, hope you are enjoying the high life on holiday.
Maureen xx

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card.

IVY Cheong said...

Morning Sue,

Love this card and the new embossing fold, must get it.

Take care, Ivy L xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A very elegant card, gorgeous colours and I'm loving the 'free-flowing' ribbon, a lovely touch.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Vie Carter said...

Oh I love this card, so very elegant, anyone would be thrilled to receive it


jane stillman said...

This card is so delightful too! Love the colours and gorgeous design x

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
It's lovely being able to see your blog again. And what a stunning card you've made for us today. Loving everything about it, and I might even have this stamp. The ribbon is gorgeous. Hope you're haveing a lovely holiday.

Ann said...

Beautiful card I have those stamps to go with my dies must give this design a try its gorgeous.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Jan Moss said...

Morning Sue. Wow, what a stunner!! Just love the whole card. Another embossing folder on the list. Hope you have a good day. Hugs. Jan.xx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all

Beautiful card. I really like the look of the embossing folder and love the colours used. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Theresa Pace said...

this card is delightful Sue. great tip about inking the glitter. i know you could do that on distress glitter but didn't think you could do that on this as well, hugs xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
A Delightful start to the week, lovely card and I have the stamp and dies too! Hope you're having a relaxing time and enjoying your holiday. It's very wet and windy here in Northern Ireland
Hugs and best wishes everyone

Susan Lesperance said...

I have almost purchased all of your dies because I love them so much and every time I
see a new card, I have to have the stamps and dies that you used. I make my coffee and head for your blog to see the card that you've made for the day. They are always beautiful.

Thank You,
Sue L'Esperance

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, I really love this card and the colours are beautiful, The stamp is on my wish list.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Full of detail and elegant looking.

Crafty Cruiser said...

This is a real WOW of a card - truly gorgeous!

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue, Sorry I didn't leave a message yesterday, AND particularly sorry because it was your dad's birthday thinking of him and sending you gentle hugs. Loved yesterday's card so fitting for your Dad.

WOW today's card is gorgeous love everything about it, and that beautiful ribbon really makes it pop.

Hope all is well with you, take care, love Brenda XXX

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Just beautiful. That's all I can say.

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Just beautiful. That's all I can say.

Debbie Tinks said...

Love the card Sue ... Stunning and love the colour...x

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

A real gem (get it), love everything.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue, WOW what a fab card, just my favourite colours too, you have used the tartan embossing folder......that fits in with me too being Scottish this is my kind of card, and love the dark purple ribbon everything about this card.

hope you are getting the rest on your holiday love Dorothy xx

Lynda's craft's said...

Good morning Sue & Wilsonettes,
WOW STUNNING Sue so rich & elegant,the colours are gorgeous. I love the new EF on my AP must have list.
Love & Hug's Lynda xx

Sheila & Nikki thinking of you both as always in my heart & prayers love Lynda xxx

Pat S welcome home hope your more comfortable Hug's Lynda xx

Steph hope your alright not long now & you will be home take care Hug's Lynda xx

Annette hope your mum gets well soon sending her & you Hug's Lynda xx

Lillian ( from Cornwall) don't be too hard on yourself my first cards were rubbish. Then I found Sue's blog Hug's Lynda xx

Saba my Daley Hug's for Val hope she is getting stronger each day,Hug's Lynda xx

Hug's to Sandra,Margaret corgi owner,Myra,Maria,TOB Theresa,Hazel,Patricia,Steph Lynne M,Jean D Norah,Pam,Sam,Saba, Tina E,Sheila,
& anyone I'v forgotten love Lynda xx

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue
Such a beautiful card, I love the way you tie your bows so professionally, a great colour too x x x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a really beautiful card in just my colours and it has brightened up what is a miserably wet and dark day. I love it.

CraftyJo said...

I like the look of that embossing folder - great texture.

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful - what more do I need to say!
Steph, thinking of you in hospital,
Norah, hope you're ok, missing you.
Sheila & Nikki thinking of you both.
Sending love and hugs to everyone, Alison xx

Cathie Weary said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card. I remember you doing the demo of this and wasn't sure why you stamped it twice. Thanks for reminding me. Love the ribbon down the centre and the bow at the top. Gives such a different look. Hope you are enjoying your time away.

Jill Liddle said...

Lovely card Sue.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card!
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Pauline A said...

Lovely card Su and the colour combo is delicious. Happy holiday. x Pauline A

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card, the bold purple ribbon is great xx

Susan White said...

Lovely card and that new embossing folder is just scrummy! Might have to go on my wish list... Susan x

Jean said...

So bright and beautiful!

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Loved this card when you demoed it on CC, it's even better close up. CLASSY!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

WOW - absolutely love it. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Wendy from Scotland said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card and the colours are beautiful.
Wendy xx

Meg said...

Saw you making this card Sue, it's lovely.

Love and hugs

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card today, really different!!!

hazel said...

Hi Sue
WOW what an Absolutely Stunning card. LOve everything about it.
Take care
Hazel G XX

Marianna Hammer said...

Beautiful card!

Mary Lynn Cox said...

Spectacular! So very beautiful. I really like the embossing folder. I can see it being very good on a man's card. Another rainy day here in TX but we need the rain. So a good day to make cards

Anonymous said...

Love the card today Sue, the card has produced such a crisp embossing impression, what do you use?

Craftihappiness to all and lots of love from Macky.

Anonymous said...

....just read the instructions again and discovered that you had used the coconut white card, so I must get some, love Macky.

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card to day Sue, I really like that embossing folder.

I hope you are enjoying your work free holiday and taking time to relax.

Steph, I hope you are coping with your stay in hospital and will soon be going home.X

Sheila, I was talking to a friend yesterday who passed on your sad news, I don't know what else to say other than I am so Sorry and send you belated condolences. Take care of yourself, and hope to see you back soon.

Kind regards to all :-)

Tina XX

Mac Mable said...

Such a pretty card and looks sensational, love it x

Olga said...

This is just amazing! Love the sparkle!

terrie said...

Great looking card...I like the 3-D effect and the color.
Well done Sue

barbara macaskill said...

Delightful is definitely the word I would use to describe this beautiful and delightful card!!! LOVE everything about it! TFS!

Txcowgirl said...

Beautiful, from the embossing to the jewel on the bow. Thanks, Sue.

Anouk said...

Beautiful card, love the embossingfolder

TOB said...

Simply stunning.
Hugs Theresa xx

Gail said...

Hi Sue
Now that's one beautiful card!
Gail C x

Carol Worwood said...

Hi Sue, another lovely card it shows off the stamp really well. Regards Carol

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Stunning Card Sue!

I absolutely love everything about this card, it's gorgeous!

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

scrAPpamondo said...

Just stunning, Sue!! Love it really so much!

June Reynolds said...

Afternoon Sue, Beautiful card, thanks for sharing! Junex (Cumbria)

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Think this one is quite classy (not that your other samples aren't!!!!). Think it must be the use of the use of the regal purple colour. However its definitely a wow card

Swiftycrafter said...

Beautiful card Sue.
Lynne x

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
What a card i adore the colours i love it .hugs sarah xxx

Suzzette Yandle said...

Yummy and lovely card and it's PURPLE! Love it!

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue your card is delightful! The new embossing folder you have used shows to great effect. Love from Jackie xx

marlene kiley said...

Elegance on this card. Rich and lovely combo.

heather harrison said...

Hi Sue. What a delightful!!!! Card. Lovely colours.thanks for sharing. Hugs Heather x

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue I love the purple, lilac and white
Denise XXX

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Really pretty. Hope you are having a nice break.
Beverley W

Joanne K said...

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

liz spooner said...

Just lovely Sue, hope you are having a nice break.xx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone,
Stunning card.Love the EF. The colour of it all is fab and the big bow in satin, makes it a stunning card. Hope you enjoying the holiday and having a proper rest.

Sheila and Nikki,hugs to you both.
Steph-hope you ok,hugs.
Pat-take it easy,Hugs.
Hazel,Patricia,Diane,Wendy and to all who are a Wilsonette
Warm Hugs Maria x

Felicie said...

What a lovely card,so beautiful.

Dawn Holben said...

Absolutely gorgeous card today.
I love the colours and also love that embossing folder.

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
What a great card may use this idea for a mothers day card.

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
It's me late again! I go on holiday and then spend about three days catching up!
I love todays card. I loved it when I saw you demo it and as you say it's lovely to see it in close up! Lovely colours and totally gorgeous ribbon!
Hope you having a lovely time.
Sending love to Sheila and Nikki, Steph , Pat - take it easy and don't overdo things, and all friends on the blog!
Lots of love,
Myra xxx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Oh WOW !! This is such a stunning card today !! I really love everything about it. Your colour scheme is beautiful and the ribbon you have used is so rich and elegant looking, especially with that lovely crystal sparkle gem in the centre !! I love, love, love the Delicate Deco square stamp and it is quite high on my wish list. Another one to add to my huge wish list is your gorgeous new Tartan EF that you have used today. It is wonderful and I really love it. I love the glitter to, giving the card an added touch of sparkle. Very elegant and pretty. Thanks for sharing this lovely card today.
Sending you lots of love and hugs today Sue love from
Tres x x x

Steph, hope to see you back here soon. Take care love Tres x x x

Norah, I hope you are ok. Missing you. Love from Tres x x x

Sheila and Nickki, Thinking of you, always. Take care love from Tres x x x

To all the Wilsonettes, take care everyone. Sending you all love and hugs today from Tres x x x

Laura O' Connor said...

great card Sue ,am liking these dies more and more each day ,Laura O

nannapat said...

Stunning card in fabulous colours. Pat x

Jean Bullock said...

How pretty! I adore that embossed background. I pinned.

Littlelamb said...

Very late today. Sorry about that. Sue what a gorgeous card and really love the colour of the ribbon.

Gail said...

Fab card - not a lover of big shiny bows but this is gorgeous - love the colours xx GailT xx

Darlene4527 said...

Love the texture and the color!

Janice Brummett said...

Love the stamp as it really sets the frame off. Makes a beautiful frame even for a picture.

Sandy H said...

This card is just so pretty. Love the purple ribbon.
Take care everyone.

Angela Wade said...

Beautiful card, Sue. Saw you demo this on T.V. Love the colour of the ribbon.

Hugs to all,

Angela in S. Wales

Anonymous said...

Morning gorgeous card love the colours of this one xx take care yvonne b xx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Another yummy card, love the colours and that embossing folder is beautiful. Really love it.
Di B x

Rosie said...

Absolutely gorgeous card....i do love the colour combination and of course the dies

Anouk said...

the satin ribbon is gorgeous

nzillingworth said...


Haze T said...

Such a beautiful card for today.
Really love it, the background is amazing & the central plaque is gorgeous with the added bonus of the beautiful colour of the ribbon & bow makes it another 'Sue Wilson' stunning creation...

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

America said...

Hi Sue! WOW! The dimension achieved here is AWESOME! I love the glitz and the yummy purples! The great stamps. The textures terrific, the bling lovely, the die combo fabulous! Your video tutorials always easy to follow! Terrific work. LOVE IT all!

Theresa said...

Hi Sue and everyone
Another wonderful card. Don't know why I am surprised I have yet to see one if Sue's cards I don't like
Take care All.
Theresa x

Vick said...

Oh Sue you have used my favourite colour in the world, 'aubergine' it is so gorgeous, i would love to know where you got the ribbon from its stunning and the exact colour i love. My living room is that colour too, Hugs, V xxx
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julie laz said...

Beautiful sue, crafty hugs Julie xxx