Sunday, 12 April 2015

Thanks For Everything

Good Sunday morning all!  A clean and simple sort of card for today.  I used the new Linear Leaves embossing folder.  It is one of the newer smaller embossing folders so it will fit in any of the machines.  I cut the folder along the lines to make a triptych effect and mounted the strip with foam for dimension.  I cut the Mosaic leaves out of a piece of white card that I covered with a sticky adhesive sheet, then gilded with Persian Dawn gilding flakes.  I used a piece of it to cut the New York tag as well.  I stamped my sentiment and cut it out again out of white card, but this time, I nipped away the decorative end pieces and glued it atop the gilded tag.  I mounted it in the upper corner of the card.  I tied a piece of silver cord around the card and tied a bow over my leaves.  I embellished it with a small clear Dazzler.  The card was then completed with a white pierced mat, a thin silver mat and a final white mat layer.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x  8" in size.
Don't forget to check back tomorrow for all the winners to be posted for the week.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

This is simply gorgeous. Hope all went well yesterday. Have a great day 2 today.
Hugs to all.

June said...

Morning Sue, Pam and all Wilsonettes, another lovely card today. oh. oh. oh. I am off to Ally Pally today so am hoping to see you there, so looking forward to it.

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

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Love this. I do like leaves for some reason! Hope today goes well at AP. We are slowly getting better here. Think we are over worst of it but still not right. Its going to take a bit more time and rest me thinks. The brain is bored now but the body still doesn't want to do much!

Yvonne said...

Good morning Sue,
A lovely card, I like how you have cut the embossed card into three. Gilding flakes is so affective. Yvonne xx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card very simple but I love
Nancyd xx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
A very simple but stunning card hope you had a great day yesterday and today is great to thank you tracyw

A Happercrafter6 said...

Clean simple lines - very pretty.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Another lovely card Sue, have a great day at Ally Pally.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a very elegant card, less is more, it is lovely. Have another good day, take care Kitty.

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
Lovely card today. The leaves are so useful and I do like the embossing folder
Pat x

Linda Mitchell said...

I like the card today, quite simple yet very elegant. I haven't seen that embossing folder before, my wish list gets longer every day!
Have a good day at Ally Pally

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, clean and simple is goid! Nice seeing you yesterday, as always you have the most people crowding round you! Hope you have a good day today! Love Jean xxx

rosiejt said...

I really like the simple effectiveness of this card.

carol quinn said...

another stunning card sue

Anonymous said...

A beautiful card again. It was lovely to meet you yesterday at Ally Pally we had a fantastic day.
Helen Garrington

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Love the clean lines of this card, see so many possibilities for it. Hope you had a great day yesterday, wishing you the same today. Sue xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
Hope you had a really good day yesterday and are ready for today. I know lots of your Wilsonettes were there hoping to have a word in between your demonstrations.

Totally different from yesterday is today's gift and this one I love. I haven't seen that particular Eboss folder but will be on the look out for it. It really matches so well with your leaves as though they were made for each other. I also will be giving gilding leaves a go. As yet I've not tried small things like leaves so there's another challenge for me!

June enjoy your day at AP.
Norah - I'm thinking of you.
Sheila & Nikki - hope you're both taking things slowly. I know you're seeing Nikki today Sheila so have aa good a day as you can.

We have sunshine this morning so fingers crossed by lunch it will be a nice warm day. Just right to do a little crafting me thinks.

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

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue another stunning card and it's so elegant and I love the colours and your design is wonderful take care
Debs A xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW this is a gorgeous card. Love the clean and simple lines to this one. The white with just a hint of colour always looks elegant. Hope you had a great day yesterday and looking forward to another busy day today. I am sure you made a lot of people very happy yesterday and it will be the same today.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Such an elegant card this morning complete contrast from yesterday's card. Although I have used gilding flakes on flowers I haven't used them on leaves, that's something I'm going to try later. Why does your string on your card look gorgeous and mine looks a mess when I do it?
Hope your day went well yesterday, am I jealous of everyone that met you? ........ NO! ............... well maybe a little bit lol. Have a great day today Sue and all that are going.
Hugs x
Heather T

lilian said...

Hi Sue & Friends, such a beautiful card, love those gilded leaves. I always get in a mess when I try using gilding flakes.
Sorry I have not been commenting much, been sick with another bug and this one has laid me really low. Always read the blog.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Anonymous said...

I love the effect of the gilding flakes on the leaves. A lovely card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue, a beautiful card that although simply looks classy with the gilded leaves.x

Hazel said...

Just stunning Sue, it's simple design is beautiful and doesn't need anything else on it, love ing the look of that new folder. Have another good day at the show. I know a group of ladies who had a great day meeting yourself and others from the blog yesterday. Hazel x

crossstitchmarg said...

Good Morning Sue, a simple but classy card, very elegant.

Have a lovely day

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. This is a gorgeous card, I love it. Looking at it is another "Doh" moment as I have never thought to use gilded card to cut this leaf die! Thank you for that Sue : )
It was so lovely to get to have a chat with you and to watch you demoing yesterday. I hope you have another good day at Ally Pally today, and then get a rest : )
Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care xx

Aspiring crafter said...

Lovely leaves !!
Must have this new folder , so glad it will fit in my big shot!!
Have a great day at Ally Pally,

hazel said...

Beautiful, I really must try the gilded flakes they make so much difference.

I so much wanted to go to AP but have this sore throat and cough bug that is going around also only returned from a few days away on Fruday but was so lucky to find an awesome card making shop called Apple Craft and brought one if the weaving dies which I am looking forward to trying when my grand calibur returns from the hospital.

Enjoy the day.

Hazel c uk

CHERYL Brown said...

Stunning!Simple yet very chic and elegant.
Can't wait to hear from all the ladies that came and visited your stall yesterday at Ally Pally. I hope you are getting some rest inbetween, you need to keep your strength up for another gruelling day on your feet.
However you plan your day, enjoy.
My basket of comfort blanket hugs are just to jump into your arms. Please help yourself, one size fits all.
Sheila & Nikki, Theresa, Tandy, Norah & Sam, Clare W, Lilian, thinking of you all. Special ((((hugs)))) for you.
Have a lovely day June Smith at AP.
Love & hugs
Cheryl xxx

marg said...

Good morning Sue!
I hope all is going well at AP, and you are managing to sleep Ok ready for the show today! So much excitement!
Another EB I don't have.... they seem to be coming thick and fast now.... I can't keep up!
Lovely card!
Take care
Love Marg

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card-love the embossing folder and the leaves look fabulous with gilding flakes on them.


Sue Edwards said...

Simply gorgeous Sue, but oh so effective.

Jan.moogie said...

Simply gorgeous card today Sue, a real inspiration. Think I shall have to buy your new embossing folders and soon. Hugs xx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Love, love, love this stunning card.
It's simple beauty is wonderful
Have a great day
Patricia xxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful simple card today. Love the embossing folder. I hope you had a good day yesterday and are not too exhausted.

Love Rosemarie xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, todays card is gorgeous and very elegant. Love the gilded leaves and tag. Have a great day. Bx

Jackie Meechan said...

Good moring hope everyone who went to Ally Pally yesterday had a great day. Card is gorgeous today, yet another offer of something a bit different.

Jackie Trinder said...

Good Morning Sue this is such a pretty card I love the simplicity. I so enjoyed meeting you yesterday. I had the most brilliant time and I spent loads. The views over London when we came out of Ally Pally were stunning. I hope today goes well for you and that you have a safe journey home. Hugs Jackie

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card. Love the embossing folder and the gilding flakes - stunning. Hope your day went well yesterday and have a fab time today aswell. Hugs to all xxx

hollyberry said...

Just beautiful,always love gilding flakes.
Hope the show is going well.

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card, Sue, love the triptych effect with the background EF and the leaves so elegant. Would also be perfect for a sympathy card.
So, a good day was had by all at AP, it seems!

'P' in Wales

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the way you have done the leaves.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Chris Curry said...

Beautiful, elegant, gorgeous. I love the idea of gilding the mosaic leaves. Thank you Sue. Xx

doreenj said...

Love the leaves on this card too, must keep my eyes open for this embossing folder too!!!

Hope you are enjoying Ally Paly!!

Doreen x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Delicate and elegant in its simplicity. I must use my gilding flakes as they just sit at the back of a shelf.
Hope you enjoyed yesterday and that today is a good one too.
Ang x

Craftysusan said...

Hi Sue. Hope you are enjoying Ally Pally. You have a happy knack of using items I have just bought and I got this embossing folder in my local craft shop a week ago and have been itching to use it. Lovely card today, simple but perfect for any occasion. Thank you. xx

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

Clean and simple but totally effective - and I'm really liking this new embossing folder too.


Cazzie D said...

How clever to have guilded leaves etc.
Caz x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this card is beautiful and I love the gilded leaves - another great idea! Loved seeing your demonstrations yesterday, unfortunately I had to leave early so wish I had bought a two-day ticket! Have a great day - best wishes

Gail said...

Morning Sue,
Another pretty card love the idea using just leaves.
Hope Ally Pally is going well.
Gail Cx

Jane said...

Good morning Sue, A simple yet stunning card today Glad to see you use a smaller embossing folder ,which I can use in my machine! Take care JaneB

Jill Berg said...

Love the embossed background

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card today Sue, love the embossing folder

patwyn said...

Hi Sue,
This is my kinda card, simple but elegant. Love the gilded leaves and the EF.

Pat xxx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Sunday Smiles to you Sue, even though I dont feel like smiling much today as still feeling rather green with envy, so I went to my craft heaven yesterday and blew my craft budget for the next few year's but who cares, I can survive on toast !
I love this simple elegant card, and the mood im in those pesky guilding flakes better know that I will win the battle today, NO ONE messes with Grotbags today lol !
Those little fronds I bought yesterday are going to be guilded until they scream "no more" I need to do a few more CAS cards they sing such a beautiful tune.
I know you must have had a very sucessful day yesterday and I wish you more of the same today.
Sending love to all our dear friends that dont feel so well today.
Big hugs for you Sue.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Hi Sue

Think today's card is fab, yesterday was very frilly/pretty, but today's clean and simple (in it's appearance!)and right up my street. The embossing folder is gorgeous and the die is one of my go-to set, so just love this one.

Hope the show is going well and look forward to seeing the forthcoming C&C shows.

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful card, love the gilded focal point x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love the way you use your embossing folders. Great to see you yesterday x

Ginnie Rutter said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today clean and simple, I love it.

Joan D said...

Stunning sue xxxxx

Sue Dunn said...

Beautiful simple card today sue x

Joanne K said...

Morning Sue, this card is very simple for you. Not sure I like it. Hope you had a great day yesterday. Kind regards Joanne K x

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely way to use gilding flakes, so effective, have a safe journey home after the show love from Jackie xx

Karen said...

Good morning Sue,
This is such a beautiful card. I love the simple design and the gilded leaves. Lots of ideas here that I'll be trying.

Love, Karen

Zena McCalmont said...

Hi Sue
Hope yesterday went well, not too tiring. Good luck for today.
The card may be simple to make but WOW it's a stunning one. Great for all types of occasions.
Zena x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A gorgeous card, love the clean simple lines. Love the gilding flakes on the leaves just beautiful.
Hope you are having a great time at Ally Pally.

Maeve Roewe said...

I love this card . Simply stunning

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

Love it! Hadn't thought of using gilding flakes like that - what a good idea.


June Horrocks said...

This card is stunning sue love it I will look out for this folder. Have a good day at ap wish I could be there love to all June horrocks xxx have a great time today June Smith xxxx

redfox said...

Simply beautiful card Sue, I so wish I could get to Ally Pally, but
London is a little too far from Cornwall for a day trip!! Hope everyone who's going has a really lovely time. Love to everyone, Sarah

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Clean and simple I find the most difficult, but you have managed it superbly. Have a second great day at Ally Pally. SueL x

auscrafts said...

Love this,very simple but I love

Anonymous said...

Elegant xx love the gilding flakes on the leaves so effective . Love yvonne b xxx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful simple elegant card and I love it, seems everyone at AP had a great time yesterday and wishing everyone going today the same, wish I could be there!
Hugs and best wishes everyone

Jacquie said...

Hi Sue,

Fabulous card, love the background and the leaves, just beautiful.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Karen Drew said...

Stunning card. Love the gilded leaves
Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
This is a gorgeous CAS card and as I have mentioned before I really love the Triptych effect.
The gilded leaves are beautiful and with the embossing folder make such an elegant card.
It sounds as though you met so many of your Wilsonettes yesterday. How did you get any time for demonstrating???
As a young teenager I remember the stunning views from AP as I was born just twenty minutes from there.
Although I now live not too far away in West Sussex I am not too keen on the M25 these days but would really love to visit the show again.
Have a great day, Sue.
Love from Lesley S x

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, stunning card, so clean and elegant, would never have thought to guild leaves, another technique to try. Have another great day, take it slowly. Take care, Jess x

Julie Elli said...

Pretty! Liking the EFolder and the leaf die.
Thanks for sharing. Big hug
Julie E

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
This card is gorgeous, simply stunning, love it
Carol x

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Lovely card today. A clever idea with the leaves and gilding flakes. I must give this a try. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Heather x

Maggie C said...

Hello Sue. What a shame - I was so hoping to get to Ally Pally to say hello again this year, but life has taken over and it's just not possible. I love this card. The simplicity yet elegance zings the heart strings! Hope you've had a wonderful couple of days and met lots of your devoted fans. xx Maggie (better without a bow)

ellyscard creatief said...

Gorgeous card.

Rae Macfarlane said...

Beautiful Sue....It looks like a little burning bush licking up the side of the card.....very biblical for a lovely Sunday morning....!
Have a very good day. ..
Luv Rach :)

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A very pretty card. I love the gilded leaves and the tryptic effect. Thank you for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous card again today. Very pretty and fresh. Thank you.
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

Pam Elder said...

Hi Sue
Simply an elegant lovely card, can't think of any one who would not be delighted to receive a card like this

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful Card Sue!

I like the Linear Leaves Embossing, just perfect with the guilded leaves.

Hope you are having a fantastic time at the Ally a Pally.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Ann said...

Hi Sue

A clean and simple but beautiful card.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. The leaves and colour way have an autumnal look.

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning cars. Wouldn't have thought you could use gilding flakes on such an intricate die. It was so good meeting you yesterday and watching you demo. Hope you have a lovely day two, and then I hope you have. Good rest.

Wendy L said...

Stunning, xxx

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning - very simplistic and beautiful - great use of the embossing folder too - must remember this tip!
Many thanks & enjoy AP!
Janette x

barbiepinkfairy said...

A real autumnal feel to this card. Delicate and beautiful xxx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
I love this simple, yet so elegant card.
Have a great day,
Evis M.

Janet Ally Pally said...

beautiful will try this one
Janet Ally Pally

Joanna Dickson said...

Wishing you all a good day whatever you're doing. It is simple but very very nice.
Lots of love
Jo xx

Anne Crawford said...

Simple, Stylish and Stunning! I love this card, the new EF looks amazing ( the panels give lovely dimension ) and perfect with the gold flaked leaves ,
Ally Pally sounds like everyone had a great day!
Love and hugs to all xo

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and all
Well, this is definitely a standout card, love the triptych effect and the gilding on the leaves and tag have me thinking forget the housework - again - have to try that first thing tomorrow
Have another great day at AP you lucky ones and a lovely Spring Sunday to everyone
Muriel x

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous card. Would never have thought of using the leaf die with gilding flakes, must get some and give this technique a try. Thanks for the inspiration. X

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Lovely,simple,elegant card today.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

hazel young said...

gorgeous card Sue love it xx hazel

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, simply beautiful - to say any more would be gilding the lily (leaves :-) )
It sounds as though yesterday at AP went very well, I hope everyone going today has a great time also.

Paula said...

Beautiful, simply beautiful Sue. My kind of card, there's no doubt about that! :)

Paula x

iReneM said...

Beautiful and so classy.
Love the touch of gilding


Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue
awww ur card is lovely this morning xx

June Reynolds said...

Morning Sue, Beautiful card I love it,such a simple idea and looks stunning! Hope your enjoying Ally Pally, wish I could be there too!
love Junex (Cumbria)

hotpotato said...

Nice to speak to you yesterday at Ally Pally Sue, just amazes me you remember me everytime I come to Ally Pally by my user name. Loved all your new dies, samples etc. x

Lesley Thomas said...

I don't remember seeing that embossing design before, but it's truly great with the spray of leaves.

Jayne S said...

Simply wonderful!

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Simply elegance personified. I love that card, it's gorgeous. Those "simple" cards are more difficult to make as every placement/detail counts. And you are the master of this.
Have a great second day.
Hugs, Rose

Meg said...

Oh goody I have just bought this embossing folder and I have leaf frond dies too so there should be no stopping me now.

Hope you are having a great time at AP.

Love and hugs to all from a dreich Yorkshire Dales.


Dawn Holben said...

OOh I really like this one, it is so clean but beautiful.
And I absolutely adore those gilding flakes as it gives the card a simply but rich look.
I just love it.

nattyboots said...

Just beautiful
Elaine H X

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Love this card, so elegant.
Di B x

CraftyJo said...

It's gorgeous, what a great idea to cut the embossed panel like that.

Karen Knight said...

Hi Sue, this is a lovely card and such a simple but effective design. I love the triple panel look!. I had a fantastic (and expensive!!) time at Ally Pally yesterday and it was lovely to meet you and Julia. Thanks for the photo :o) Hugs, Karen x

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all

Lovely card. Simply stylish,great colours. I really like the new folder and the triple panel effect. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

lilysmum said...

Simply stunning card Sue, thank you for sharing with us. I hope A.P has been a happy and successful time again for you and you get home safe and sound. Sadly, him indoors did have to work so I didn't make it up there - again! �� still, I'm hoping you and your fans all enjoyed yourselves. Hugs, Theresa.

pinky said...

This is so delicate and pretty Sue, I love it.

Joan S said...

As ever a lovely card.

inevergetausername said...

Hi Sue,
Really liking this EF, could be very useful. I had a fantastic day yesterday at Ally Pally so hoping everyone enjoys today as well.
Lorna D

Anonymous said...

Lovely card today Sue, lots of nice white shapes.

Craftihappiness to everyone and lots of love from Macky.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
This card is stunning - I love the gilded leaves, so beautiful.
Beverley W

Linda Graham said...

Love this embossing folder Sue, works well with the die, thank you x

Vie Carter said...

A very pretty card today

Had a wonderful time yesterday at Ally Pally, bought lot's of goodies and stocked up

Great show


Kate's Cards said...

What a beauty! xx

Lesley Cann said...

Lovely simple card. I really like the leaves done with the gilding flakes. I find when I use them they tend to fly all over the place. Must persevere. Have a good day today.

Sandra said...

Hi Sue & friends,
Gorgeous card today Sue!
What can I say, such a honour to depend time with you yesterday, it was just the best day, I don't think I have laughed so much in years!
The highlight was of course spending time with such a special bunch of ladies!
We have hone from names on a blog to the most special friends in months!
I see my blog really as a 'chatty extension of Sue's blog'
You wouldn't believe the trouble those Cotswold cafe ladies got up to yesterday!
What a funny, crazy bunch you are, but I wouldn't want it any other way!
Love and hugs to all!
Ps Sue note to the boss....Fantastic show!
Sandra xxxxx

Janice Wallace said...

Shows how a well designed simple card can stand out from the crowd.
Hope you are not too exhausted at AP, meeting all your fans.
Janice W

Cathie Weary said...

Good morning Sue. A wonderful clean and simple card today. Love the embossing folder and the way you gilded the leaves. Have a great day.

Craftycatty said...

Beautiful card, love the randomness of the flakes on the dies.

Beryl Frost said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card today and yesterday. I didn't get to see it yesterday as I was busy chatting with you at Ally Pally. As I said you are part of my craft space. If I'm not catching up with your blog then I am rerunning one of you wonderful videos. Looking forward to seeing your new ones. Beryl xxx

SHARICA said...

Love this card ..

IVY Cheong said...

Simplicity speaks volumes. I love this card. Hugs, Ivy L xx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Pleased to hear Ally Pally is going well. Hope you're not tiring yourself too much!
Today's card is truly beautiful. I love the gilded leaves and that embossing folder is gorgeous.
Clare glad to hear you're getting better.
Lillian sorry to hear you are poorly - hope you get well soon.
Love and hugs to all, Alison xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

A nice clean and simple card today, with a hint of opulence.

It was so lovely to chat with Sue yesterday. I saw first hand her passion and enthusiasm for crafting and how she loves to impart her knowledge to others.

I didn't get home until about 8.45 last night. It was a long day, but I'm really glad I went. Just so tired today so not 'played' with my new goodies yet but I will soon....

I hope today goes well for you Sue and everyone who attends.

Love Helen xxx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone!
Gorgeous card. Like it's simple style and not to busy. Must have been tricky to gilding flaky the leaves when they are so small.
Will you try it Steph ?
It was wonderful to meet you at last, you didn't bite at all lol.
Great to see all your cards live and I did ending up buying some of your beautiful dies.
We had a great day so I hope that the once going today,June,Karen,Saba ! are having the same.Sorry we missed you Jackie T,maybe next time.
Sending warm hugs to all who are not well,wish you all better soon and if you are in pain, like my arms today lol Take it easy and rest up. I also wish Sue could have a rest after two days at AP but if I heard right you are filming for a show tomorrow, you are a very busy woman and still manage to look great, don't know how you doing it but you are a Star in cardmaking !
Love and hugs to my friends,you !

Maria x

Yorks butterfly said...

Afternoon sue, another beautiful card, simple but so effective. Great way to use the embossing folder, and I love the gilded leaves. Hope you are enjoying Ally Pally
Wendy x

Yorks butterfly said...

Afternoon sue, another beautiful card, simple but so effective. Great way to use the embossing folder, and I love the gilded leaves. Hope you are enjoying Ally Pally
Wendy x

Val Jones said...

How beautiful Sue. Really stunning card. Why don't I have such wonderful ideas?
Love Val in Spain x

Deb Curtis said...

Hi Sue, this card is beautiful and has a serenity about it. The guilded leaves are gorgous and nlove the embossing folder too. Hope you've had a great day at the show, blessings, Deb C xx

Laura O' Connor said...

fantastic card ,love the gilded leaves ,Laura O

Jean Prescott said...

such a lovely card as usual Sue - so much inspiration - Jean x

Diane said...

Hi Sue
Today's card is lovely, wouldn't have thought of using gilding flakes on the leaves, they look so fine. Sounds like you had fun yesterday, I hope today goes well too and you get to catch your breath next week
Take care
Love Diane G xxx
Lilian you poor thing, I can't believe you have got another bug. Look after yourself and get well soon xxx
Clare W what a shame you and hubby are ill too and you missed ally pally. Hope you feel better soon xxxx

Theresa Pace said...

it is beautiful. love the simplicity of it. very elegant, hugs xx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
This is a beautiful also liking the new folders.
Hope you had a great day yesterday and all went well.

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Hi Sue,
Love the this idea going to use it on leaves it looks amazing.Beautiful!!!
Thank you!

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
This is a beautiful also liking the new folders.
Hope you had a great day yesterday and all went well.

Suzzette Yandle said...

This card is simply stunning. I am looking forward to the newer smaller embossing folders I can use in my gold Cuttlebug.

AngieD said...

Another fabulous card Sue, love the simplicity of the embossed white card with the foiled leaf die....gorgeous, love it! X

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

Such a beautiful and elegant card in it's simplicity, still a lot of work though!

Sounds like you had a lovely day yesterday meeting lots of your Wilsonettes. One Day I will make it to AP to meet you.

Hugs to all :-)

Tina XX

barbara macaskill said...

OOOOOOOO! This is absolutely gorgeous! LOVE the gilded Linear Leaves! TFS!

Chrisspi said...

This card is classy. Love the guiding flakes which enhance its simplicity. Love it.

scrAPpamondo said...

This new embossing folder is just stunning, another must have!! Love the gilded mosaic leaves! Your card is gorgous!

Jill Liddle said...


Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies.
This card is so elegant and beautiful.
I hope all who go to A P today have had a good day, and that you get to rest up now Sue.
Good health to all
Maureen xx

Lynda's craft's said...

Good evening Sue & Wilsonlettes
A stunning card Sue I love the simplicity & the embossing folder is lovely. The gilding flakes on the leaves beautiful.
I had such a lovely day at AP yesterday thank you so much for letting me have a picture with you & later with me Sandra the other ladies. Your so kind.
Love & Hugs Lynda Brock xx

Sheila thinking of you & Nikki (((( Hug's)))

TOB Theresa hope your ok your in my thoughts ((((Hug's)))

Sam hope your feeling better(((Hug's))).

Hug's Sandra Margaret Maria Myra Steph Saba Sam Sue ( Mrs B ) Pat Brenda L Brenda Steph TOB Theresa Sheila Wheelybad Norah Hazel Patrica Pam Diane Lynne M TIna E Cameeli & everyone on the blog xxxx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. I think today's card is beautiful !! Your new leafy EF looks great. Your card looks lovely seperated into three sections giving it depth and interest. I really love your idea to use gilding flakes on your Mosaic Leaf Dies to. It makes them look them look very classy and elegant. I think the whole card looks classy and elegant !! I love the New York Tag with the sentiment, and the cord wrapped around the card just finishes it !! I think this card would be a great card for a man. I will definately try gilding flakes with my leaf dies now !!
I did not get the chance to comment yesterday but I really loved yesterday's Carina Gemini card that you made into a petticoat card. I thought it looked very pretty and Lacey !! Lovely colours of card to. I do not have any of the Scandanavian Collection Dies but I have other dies of yours that I can use instead. I am going to try having a go at this card and probably today's card to !! Thanks for all your wonderful inspiration Sue !! I hope you had another lovely crafty day today at Alley Palley. I hope you can relax now and rest for a while. Sending you lots of love and special hugs from Tres x x x

I hope everyone that went, had a lovely crafty day today at Alley Palley.
Sending lots of love to everyone love from Tres x x x

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card today Sue. Was lovely to meet you yesterday. Hope you have had a good day today.

Shirley said...

A beautiful and stunning card.
So nice to meet you at Ally Pally today Sue and look at all the lovely cards on display. Lots of inspiration and lots of money spent. Itching to play with some of the dies I bought.


Rosie said...

This card is absolutely gorgeous, Sue....i do love that embossing folder and the colours are so

Linda28 said...

A stunning card which is elegant yet simple in design, the embossing folder was just made to be used with the leaf die. Hope you have enjoyed your two days at Ally Pally, so sad that I was not able to go. Keeping my fingers crossed for September! Hugs to all, Linda.

Lelly Jelly said...

Great to see you today Sue!xx

fame01 said...

Hi sue
What a beautiful card so simple but very eye catching love it !!!
Hugs Sarah xxx

Jean said...

Wow! Amazing!!

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

A lovely card, those little flashes of gilding make a clean, simple and pretty card extraspecial and goes to show that small embossing folders can make bigger cards.

It seems you've met many of our Wilsonettes over the weekend. I hope the event was a success and any Wilsonettes had a lovely- and probably expensive, time! I'm hoping if I do manage it later in the year, that one day will be enough time to get around!

Sorry that it seems a lot of people have been poorly, get well hugs for you all. Planning to go back and catch up on everyones news.

I got the cards finished just 3 hours before we left for the family party yesterday. I did the fire and ice technique for my step mums 50th card and used my new noble dies ans quilled leaves plus a pierced mat. I was really pleased with what I did. The girls got cards that I made with other products as as much as I'd like to indulge myself I wanted to make them cards that are things they like. It was fun as it was 3 cards with 3 completely different sets of materials. The party was lovely as I saw people I hadn't seen in ages, and the 3 birthday girls all had a lovely time in their own ways. Craft room survived as I tidied as I went but still have boxes and machinery to put away. That can wait!

Mr W waiting for me so I shall go. Hugs to all of you with extra going to those in need, Billy sends wags and woofs to all the four legged little helpers out there. Happy hugs and inky fingers for you all in the week to come,

T xxx

liz spooner said...

Wonderful card today Sue, as you say nice and clean gorgeous. xx

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good evening Sue and everyone
Such a beautiful and elegant card so crisp and clean looking too, love it.
Margaret corgi owner

vicki Nightingale cards said...

Simple and elegant as always.xx

Virginia Davey said...

Hi everyone I really love this card it's so very fresh and clean looking.

Eunice said...

Those guilding flakes sure have an interesting color!

Brooke Bont said...

love the colors and the use of the flakes.

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card & love the clean, simplistic style of this one.

Liking the new leaf embossing folder & the Triptych style looks amazing.

Hope you've had a good weekend at the Ally Pally & met lots of your fans...

I've only been to the Ally Pally once a few years ago & must try & get there again next year as it was such a good day...

Crafty Hugs
HazeT xx

Annie Pennington said...

Love the gilding flakes on the leaves. They are stunning. x Annie P

karenlotty said...

Lovely card Very clean and simple My kind of card It was lovely to meet you I had a great day at Ally Pally

Norah McPhee said...

Good evening Sue and the fabulous Wilsonettes ,
I love the simplicity of this card but how the leaves match the background to finish the stylistic effect that it creates. The white background with the gilded looking leaves is just so lovely Sue and a lovely card for the plainer ladies in our lives or those mysteries called men that are is contrary as Mary, Mary was although I think she would have to go something to make upto some of the male species at times. Thank you Sue for another piece of inspiring art for our delight. I hope that you have had a great time down at A.P. This weekend and that you met up with a number of your fans. Have a rest tomorrow as you are just recovering from that nasty illness from the other week there and your strength is not quite up to full level yet flower. Sending you some hugs just because.
Well been down at mums all day so legs, back and body feeling the effects off the non stop sorting, wrapping and packing but a dent in her ornaments, dishes and things in ready for the charity shop tomorrow, I have got maps, postcards, language books, history, in fact you name it put past for the school as I think these things are something that they could use along with various art brushes, paints, boards, etc. boy oh boy did my mum have some amount of stuff, but getting through it slowly but surely although I wish I didn't feel as if I was throwing away her life and all the things that made her so happy but I just can't keep it all.
Well I'm away to bed to give the bones a rest so I will see you all tomorrow hopefully. Sending hugs to all my angels both on blog and not at the moment,
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil)

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Sorry didn't leave a message yesterday, it was lovely seeing you at AP yesterday and looking at your beautiful creations - in the flesh. The photographs are always brilliant, but actually seeing them is always wonderful.
Well after AP went to grandsons birthday party. When we returned home we had some sad news, a friend had passed away, he had been ill for some time. But still when it happens it really hits you.

Yesterday's card was just gorgeous and so femine.
Today's card is a real WOW Love the Mosaic leaves with gilding flakes on, it is a beautiful card.
Hope you have had a safe journey home.
Love and thanks, Brenda xxx

Barbara said...

Beautiful card, so simple but effective.
Hope the show went well and you had lots of visitors!

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

Beautiful embossing background and gorgeous bronze leaves, I love it. I have some of the flakes you mention and to date have not used them, so I think I will be trying this tomorrow or some time soon.
Thanks for sharing Hugs to all
Dorothy xx

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Love the card. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Jean Bullock said...

I love this. The embossing folder is fabulous. I pinned as usual.

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
Sorry I am so late! I started to type earlier and was interrupted! Then I completely forgot!
Today's card is very different but still lovely! Definitely worth a try as it's really effective!
Hope you've enjoyed the weekend and that you aren't too tired. Saba promised to say Hi from me and I'm sure she did. I hope Saba had a great day too.
Love to all,
Myra xxx

Angela Wade said...

Hi Sue,
hope you've had a good weekend at Ally Pally. Sorry I've not been leaving comments for a few days. I've managed a quick look at some of your cards over the last few days, in between family get togethers, trips to vets, packing, and travelling all day yesterday !!
I hope to catch up with the videos I've missed over the next couple of days.

Today's card is neat and simple,but very effective. Will have to give this style a go.

Hope June and all the other Wilsonettes that got to Ally Pally had a great time.

Hugs and Best Wishes to you all,

Angela in Dubai (usually in S.Wales)

Sandy H said...

Clean and simple and oh so stunning. Love the embossing folder and the way you've used the gilding flakes.
Take care everyone.

Sue said...

Just gorgeous. Love the metalic leaves against the white, lovely.

terrie said...

What a great looking card...the gold leaves are really nice.
Well done Sue

Liz White, Scottsdale said...

I've seen you use gilding flakes and burnish the extra off. How do you do that with such delicate pieces of die cut leaves? Wouldn't they tear?

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Gail said...

Absolutely love this card and it's simplicity - it is lush and one I will definitely take inspiration from xx GailT xx