Friday, 22 May 2015

Thanks So Much

 Hello there my crafty friends!  Today's card is one of my personal favourites shown during the latest blog launch.  It just really sings to me!  I just couldn't wait any longer to share it with you.  I do hope you will like it as much as I do.  I started with the outer thin frame which I cut using the largest two dies from the Ornate Pierced Rectangles.  I added some mounting foam to the back, then cut two of the Lattice and Lace Striplets out of coconut white card.  I used the outer cutting edge on both of them and them attached them horizontally to my frame.  I used the Ornate Pierced Rectangle to cut a backdrop out of white card that was covered with a sticky adhesive sheet.  I peeled the backing paper off and coated it with Iced Snow.  I glued the frame in place over the top of it.  Next I used the Classic Adorned Design Noble and cut the centre section out of white card.  I used the inner and outer cutting edges to create a frame.  I stamped my sentiment on a piece of vellum them centre the same outer cutting edge over it to cut it even.  I glued it to the back of the die and used a Spun Sugar distress marker to colour the back of it where the frame was, stopping before the opening where the sentiment was situated.  I mounted this piece in the centre of the cad with foam.  Next I cut the Perfect Peonies Complete Petal and made a pretty flower.  I edged it with Spun Sugar for a soft highlight then coated it with glue and sprinkled it with Iced Snow and set it aside to dry.  I made a second smaller flower to match.  Once dry, I seated both flowers on my card and cut several of the Dandelion Clocks to use as embellishments. I tied a messy bow with thin white satin ribbon and tucked it under my flower.  Finally I completed the cad with my usual paper piercing (with my piercing ruler), a thin blush mat and a final white mat layer.  The finished dimensions are
6 1/2" x  8" in size.  Hope you like it!  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

So beautiful, Sue, you do us proud. I love this one, not surprised it is a favourite.
Alison, so glad yesterday went off well for you. Your Aunt is at peace but she will always be with you.
Hugs to all.

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Love this its a must try! Classic Sue style. One of your best yet if you don't mind me saying that I think!

Kate's Cards said...

This card is so delicate and beautiful. I love the blush.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card and these dies are beautiful off on holiday today so hope good wifi is good so I can check all you're blogs will definately be getting these dies when we get home.
Nancyd xx

hollyberry said...

So beautiful,one of the prettiest. Love the vellum and colouring on the back of it.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you so much, this card is a real beauty. Take care Kitty.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card like a piece of art. Yvonne xx

June said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh I like todays card, very girly and elegant, the flowers look really good especially with the ice snow on them. Yes I will have a try.

Enjoy your Friday, Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

nancyd said...

Hi again meant to say welcome back June I noticed you were missing for a while but you always beat in morning hope you are well.
Nancyd xx

Anonymous said...

Can see why this is one of your favourites Sue,such a delicate and pretty card. Have a good bank holiday everyone.JJxx

doreenmj said...

I love the idea of using the "clocks" behind the flowers; another idea to try!!

Doreen x

Muriel Kelly said...

Beautiful, delicate, feminine card. I love it and after seeing this has convinced me to move the noble dies way up my list with the dandelion clocks and the perfect peonies. So pretty.
Have a lovely weekend everyone, looks like a wet one here so I get to play with some new dies :-)
Muriel x

carol quinn said...

Really pretty, if you hadn't told us, i wouldn't have known you had used striplet dies!
Stunning card

Julie Elli said...

Simply stunning. Thank you Sue for sharing. Big hug
Julie E

Patricia Youdell said...

Hi So
This is such I pretty card and one that stood out, for me, on your launch.
I think I will have to get the dandelion clocks as they are so useful
Pat x

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colour combo thank you tracyw

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This card is stunning! I love the strip let die cut and the flower and the bling and the splash of gorgeous colour! Thank you for sharing this with us.
Have a great day everyone.

Lesley Thomas said...

Beautiful! Love the use of striplet dye as a background, and dandelion clocks used as embellishments. ( I have both, so feeling smug here).

Elizabeth Beal said...

Hi Sue & Wilsonettes. Wow!!! Yet again Sue I am absolutely bowled over by this extremely gorgeous card. I can well understand why it is your favourite, so chic and as you say it sings out to you, and so sweetly This is the kind of Sue card that I absolutely adored when I first saw you on create and craft...the sort of card style that inspired me to alter my card making path (which I wasn't happy with)& go for Die glad I did because since then it had recently led me to your super Blog & to your gorgeous gem of a card to greet me/us every morning, not forgetting about getting to know your wonderful family of Wilsonettes.

Thank you so, so much for sharing this delight with us today Sue.

Alison...sending you hugs & sincerely hoping that now you have attended your Aunts funeral you can now also find some peace inside of you to help you come to terms with your loss...I would also like to send you Birthday greetings Alison,I know it won't be easy for you but nonetheless I am sending you hugs and warmest wishes for a lovely day x x x

Hugs to Sue and all Wilsonettes Love Beth B x x x

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. "Stunning" is the best word I can come up with at this time in the morning to describe this card. Love everything about it, not surprised it is a favourite of yours.
Alison, sending special thoughts to you and your family; your Aunt will always be in your heart. Sue xxx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi There Sue and all Wilsonettes. Where on earth has the past week gone ? Im sure there are less hour's to our day now !!!
What a wonderful card to end the week Sue, I remember this so well and its no wonder it sings to you, its so pretty and delicate. I for one would not be able to take my eye's off it if I had a work of art like this through my post box, everything about it makes you smile. The sentiment comes back to you Sue.
Hope you manage to get plenty of VitE this weekend Sue (inbetween making your 'Festive' samples !! ) Festive samples in May ! Talk about having to plan months ahead lol I find I have no mojo for 'those' cards when the time comes let alone this time of year, that's because you are Sue Wilson and I'm
me lol.

Heather T. Hope you are able to enjoy crafting again.
To all our Wilsonettes that are not feeling well hope you are heading towards better days soon.

Sending love to you Sue and all that enter this beautiful world of inspiration.
Lancashire Steph xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is really beautiful, I love the flowers with the sprays, they are just gorgeous. Have a great day. Bx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

This is beautiful Sue, I just want to get these dies.

Linda Graham said...

Stunning card Sue,so beautiful,love it, thank you,Linda x

sonja_w said...

Very pretty and feminine card this morning. Love the striplet background x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
I love! love! love! Today's card it's absolutely gorgeous and no wonder it's one of your favourites. Your dandelion dies are so cute I had to get them.
Thank you for asking Steph, but no crafting for me I have been told to rest my arm and shoulder completely, they are not healing as they should.
Hugs x
Heather T

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card-so pretty & delicate. Love the ideas of using the dandelion clicks behind flowers.


carole bennett said...

Hi Sue,
This card really stood out when you did your die release and I was hoping you would feature it soon. It is so pretty. Luckily I have all the dies some just might have a go at this. Hoping to catch Julia Watts at her Saturday demo at Chapel St Leonards tomorrow.
CaroleB xx

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
This card is adorable,so pretty and elegant,another winner.
Love Jan x x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. What a magnificent and filigree design, love it!x

Anne Crawford said...

So pretty in pink! Delicate stylish and delightful all come to mind for this beauty, who wouldn't be " over the moon " to receive a card like this?
No wonder it sings to you Sue, I think this one sings to us all!
Going off for a self-catering weekend with friends today ( weather is awful and it is in the middle of nowhere) so I guess it will be an eating ,drinking and playing board games time Lol! ( really hoped for hill walking)
Love and hugs to all xo

Maria Illsley said...

Wow stunning a lovely card xx

carol edwards said...

Such a beautiful card Sue. It's pretty, lacy and so feminine x

Jacquie said...

Morning Sue,

WOW! Stunning card, just love this one, so pretty and elegant, just beautiful.

Have a great day

Love & hugs

Jacquie J xxx

TDQ Karen said...

Absolutely beautiful , love the delicate colouring x

Jodee Keal said...

Oh so pretty, Sue!!! Colouring the vellum makes it look so delicate. Jo x

crossstitchmarg said...

A beautiful card Sue, I can't seem to get my flowers to look like yours have you a tutorial for them?
Maggie in Solihull

Elaine Sabey said...

Good Morning Sue
I can see why this card is a favourite with you. Lovely and elegant, the colour gives the card a look of luxury.

Love Elaine x

rosiejt said...

Just so pretty!

Jan on the Fosse said...

I think this is one of your best, It's a beauty. thanks for sharing your talent with us.

Hugs Jan

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is stunning I can see why it is one of your favourites it is beautiful. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

Lynne Mills said...

Hi Sue, omg what an awesome amazing card. This has to be one of my all time favourites. Simply stunning. Lol lynne m & dastardly devious doggie divas x x x

Alison sending you all the love and hugs me and pesky critters can. Take care of yourself lovely lady.

To all in pain or need hugs from poochies X x x x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Truly beautiful. I think the dandelion clocks will be my next purchase. The sentiment is so apt for me today - I would like to send it to all of the lovely people who have sent messages to me & my family over the last weeks and especially this week. A special mention to Elizabeth, Sue and Pam for today's messages. Well it's the big 60 today! I am determined to have a lovely day and tonight Dave is taking me out for a special meal and on Sunday we are going out for lunch with my sister and partner and my cousin and her husband so we will celebrate my birthday but also remember my aunt as well. Heather, I hope you are soon able to get back to your crafting- sending special hugs to you.
Have as good a day as is possible everyone. Love and hugs to you all, Alison xxxx

Jane said...

Good morning Sue, A gorgeous and very elegant card .Just received the lattice and lace striplet from J S yesterday can't wait to make the card .Thank you for your inspiration Sue. Take care Jane B.

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Wow what a stunning delicate card very pretty.
A huge thank you to all from Jessica, Mum and Dad we are so proud of her she has 10 school days left to sit the rest of her exams.
Not sure what's happening but some of my comments have disappeared and others double.
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Wow what a stunning delicate card very pretty.
A huge thank you to all from Jessica, Mum and Dad we are so proud of her she has 10 school days left to sit the rest of her exams.
Not sure what's happening but some of my comments have disappeared and others double.
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Anonymous said...

Delicious, Sue - all frothy and feminine + my favorite frame. So love that striplet but hey ho can't have it all!
Alison - try to enjoy your birthday although guess it's a hard day for you.

'P' in Wales

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, oh wow I am not surprised it is one of your favourite cards I think it is one of mine also. Just love everything about it. Certainly one to copy
Love Wendyx

IVY Cheong said...

Wow this is a truly beautiful card and I have all the dies to replica it! Thank you, Ivy xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, This card not only sings but takes your breath away, if you can do the two together (lol). It is absolutely beautiful. Now I need all of these dies.

A peaceful weekend to everyone.

Love Rosemarie xx

Desiree P said...

Sings to me too Sue!

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

Very pretty and delicate.


Rachel Macfarlane said...

Luv Rach :)

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Luv Rach :)

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Such a pretty card love it . Love Jean Z xx

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous, stunning and beautiful is todays card Sue, looks like I have to buy the lattice and lace striplet die as I love it. Hugs xx

lilian said...

Hi Sue & Friends, this really is a wow card, I love this very feminine look.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW No wonder this is a favourite of your it's simply stunning. I remember seeing it on your launch show and i was hoping it would have it's day on the blog and you havn't disappointed so now i know how to make one Thank You. I just love everything about this creation. The colour's are very girly and the layout has a frilly, lacey look to it with the iced snow in the background giving it that touch of bling and then to finish with the new peony flower's they are just gorgeous.
Take care everyone and have a lovely weekend.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Gail said...

Morning Sue,
This card is so pretty! Love it..
Gail Cx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Your card is stunning!
It is so delicate and pretty.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a beautiful card it's really pretty and the Colours are gorgeous
I love the design xxx

Debs xxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, this is a really gorgeous card, very pretty with that little bit of pink, I love it! Love Jean xxx

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

Gorgeous card and showcases how your dies work so well together - love those Dandelion Clocks!...they're on the wish list...


Anonymous said...

A beautiful card, Sue. Love the way you have used the dandelion clock die.

Anne (Northampton)

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
I love all the striplet's dies , but this one WOW it is so delicate and lacy and how you have used it in the card is just beautiful.
Elaine H X

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
I loved today's gift when I first saw it and am still in love with it so much so that I did one using your format but with the dies I have for a dear friend of mine who just loved it.
Again you provided the inspiration needed just at the right time and just as you always do so a big THANK YOU along with a multitude of hugs.

Alison - I hope you have a lovely day. Very many happy returns of the day. Hugs are on their way.

The sun was shining when a got up but now we have grey clouds and it's windy again. Ah well it's a Bank Holiday week=end so I suppose I ought to expect it.

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

hazel young said...

Great card Sue love the colours xx hazel

Wendy L said...

Love it, best ever Sue, xxx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Wow this is sooooo beautiful. I love everything about it! Have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. As soon as I saw this card I quickly scanned through your description to find out what die you used for the mat as it's gorgeous. Was amazed when I found out it was your Lattice and Lace Striplets die. For me this is a must have. SueL x

Angela (UK) said...

Morning Sue, what a beautiful card today, soooo very pretty :)

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely beautiful card, I love how delicate the die cuts are, the colours complement the design perfectly. Love it.
Heather Treble

Anonymous said...

Just so beautiful. As my Canadian neice would say -the detail is awesome-

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
And it sings to me, too. I love this card and am not surprised it's one of your favourites. It is just gorgeous and - highest accolade - pulchritudinous!
Hugs, Rose

Brenda Lello said...

Good morning Sue,
I believe this card will be everybody's favourite, it is so beautiful, Very delicate and feminine, I really love this one.
Thank you for sharing your wonderful inspiration. Where would we be without you.
Hope you're having a lovely day. Wishing everybody a lovely bank holiday weekend.
Take care, love Brenda xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Just gorgeous, everything is beautiful. Love the way you have used the dandelion clocks so clever, would never have thought of using them this way.

Jackie Meechan said...

Yes I certainly love it so fresh and very special card.

Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful card. Love the colour scheme. Karen G

Diane said...

Hi Sue what a pretty delicate card today, love these new dies. Have some JS vouchers yesterday so I can treat myself. Thank you for your birthday wishes I had a lovely lunch and came home to find a surprise vintage tea party had been arranged for me so I've been really spoilt. Enjoy your day. Love Diane G xxx

Anonymous said...

This card is so beautiful sue and as I am crafting today I am going to give it a try. Thank you for the inspiration love yvonne bennett xx

Marion said...

Hi Sue stunning card ,love the delicate colour too .
Marion H

Hazel said...

Sue. A truely stunning card, I love your use of the lace striplets and the other dies.
Alison. HAPPY 60th BIRTHDAY . Enjoy every minute of your day.

Clai01 said...

Hello Sue
today's card is just super lovely!
love everything about it. x

karenlotty said...

Woo hoo Love this card! I treated myself (well it's nearly pay day!) to the dandelion clocks yesterday And you've used the prize I won in your competition This will be a must try!

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Gorgeous card, it reminds me of sugar mice we got as kids, just delightful.
Lorna D

gwen70 said...

So beautiful and delicate, I love it

Jill Berg said...

Lovely card so soft and feminine

Chris Curry said...

Thia card is soooo gorgeous it's hard to say anything else except THANK YOU SUE. It's perfect.Xx

pinky said...

This is so delicate and pretty Sue. I love how you get some much depth to your layers.

Crisco said...

So beautiful ...

SueJ said...

Lovely card Sue, thank you so much for the detailed step by step. Have a lovely weekend.

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
This card is just beautiful. I love it.
Evis M.

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Such a beautiful and pretty card. Love the roses. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Heather.x

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, I loved this card in the launch and I love it now omg you are right it does sing to you.
Thank you. Happy birthday Alison.
Have a good one!!! Loopy Lynda xxx

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Loved this card when I saw it on your blog before, so much so that I made it myself with a slightly different format...I was very pleased with the end result. This is what we crafters mean when we say you are our inspiration, we will always be so grateful to you for this. Thank You!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

marg said...

Hello Sue
Its raining again, yesterday was so nice I thought it had remembered what it was supposed to be like.
Your card brings in the Sunshine Sue! Love the Noble Dies and use them whenever I can!
I think I need the flower Dies i have so many now, these seem to call me!
'Happy 60th Alison' I hope you can enjoy your day!
Take care
Love Marg

iReneM said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!!
Love ALL the dies used :)


Zena McCalmont said...

Morning Sue,
So delicate and pretty this card would truly be loved by anyone receiving it. I do really like the dies you've been bringing out lately.
No crafting at present as weather is so good I need to garden, the rain is loved by the weeds. I don't like weeds! Lol
Zena xx

Maureen Killen said...

Good morning Sue, and all the ladies.
Soooooooooo gorgeous Sue. And the dies are used beautifully, I love it.
As you would say "It sings to me".
Alimecca Alison Happy Birthday, enjoy yourself, life has to go on.
Have a good day ladies.
Maureen xx

CHERYL Brown said...

Such a pretty, pretty cars Sue, so delicate and lacy. It sings to me too.
Thinking of you today Alison as you reflect on Aunty's life and how much you meant to each other. The love you had will never, ever change, it will always be there. Sending you (((hugs))) on your birthday.x
Love & hugs to all in pain or discomfort, I hope your day improves.
Cheryl xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow I adore this card. The dandelion clocks behind the flowers is a great idea and the colours are so pretty

Saba said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning card. I fell deeply in love with it when I first saw it and it's still singing to me too. I like the idea of colouring behind the vellum, the effect is so soft and really adds to the beauty of this card. Your dandelion clocks have just rocketed to the top of my wish list.

Alison I hope you enjoy your special birthday and your meal out this evening. Glad yesterday went well, hope you can soon start remembering the good times.
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card it has a very lacy look about it and who doesn't like pink

hotpotato said...

what a beautiful card Sue. x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. A real girlie card in white and pink with some sparkle. So delicate, intricate and pretty. I love it so not surprised it is a favourite of yours.

nzillingworth said...


Sparrow said...

I like the idea of how you have used the striplets.

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Gosh What an amazing card to look at i just love it so very pretty

Hugs Sarah xxx

TonyR said...

my favourite card too!! quite beautiful. hugs, tony xx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Love this card. it is so pretty but not over the top. The flower is so delicate I love the way you make them look so beautiful : )
Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care xx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Gorgeous gorgeous lacey beautiful card.

hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

ros hodgkins said...

Hi Sue, this is such a beautiful card. Very soft and femine with lots of Lacy pieces on show. Have a great weekend, enjoy the weather wherever you all are. X Ros

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card, just the inspiration I need for my sisters 60th birthday card, Thank you for showing it to us.
Take care everyone, Jess x

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful pretty feminine card today, I love everything about it. My next purchase has to be some striplets for making these gorgeous backgrounds but which one to choose, that is the question, they are all lovely. x

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Your card today is so beautiful snd I love the lacy bits and the pretty flowers.
Hope everyone has a good weekend!
Lesley S x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Stunningly beautiful card, love love love it and I think I really need those dandelion clocks
Alison happy 60th birthday, I'm sure your aunt would have wanted you to have a lovely day so enjoy every minute

Hugs and best wishes everyone

nannapat said...

I've seen so many beautiful cards on your blog over the years Sue but this one has to be the star of the show. It's absolutely outstanding and would make a fabulous wedding day card. I'm supposed to be saving my pennies but I think all of these dies need a home in my craft room! Pat x

Anonymous said...

I just love this card Sue. It looks beautiful.
Joan from Newcastle

utilitygirl said...


Paula said...

That card is so very, very pretty Sue! But I don't have all the dies, think I need to go to Joanna's shop. I love the striplet you used, I have several but not that one, not sure why! :)

Paula x

TOB said...

Wow, clean, crisp and beautiful.
Hugs Theresa xx

Jan Moss said...

Morning Sue. Wow, this is exquisite, delicate and so fresh. I can see why you are so pleased with it. Well done. Have a great day. Hugs. Jan. xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I don't just like this card, I love it. I never cease to be amazed at how you mix and match all your dies. This striplet is missing from my collection but will be added as soon as possible.

Alison, glad you got through yesterday and were pleased with the way the funeral went. Today is now for you so Happy Birthday to you and I hope you enjoy your meals and family time.


Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all

Beautiful Card. Everything on the card is delightful. It was after seeing this card on the launch that I decided I had to buy the Lattice and Lace Striplet die. I am really pleased you have shown us the "How To". Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes.

Crafty Cruiser said...

Wow - I can see how this card could be anyone's favourite! It's absolutely gorgeous!!

julie laz said...

Hi sue, I've been waiting for you to use these die's.
I know it's more work, but because you have lots of your own die's now, you may want to think about putting a list of all your die's and put the cards you've Made with them dies into the list you've have made, you know down the side of your blog, for me I have quite a few of your dies so I find myself looking back for ages to see if I can find any cards that you've made with that die set.
Sue I no you do a lot as it is,
My birthday is coming up in June and my children asked what I wanted, I wish I could have gone to your blog and say to them here is all sue's new dies get any of them for me,

(you no I don't do computers only look at your blog I no I'm only 42 but with my illness I had seven years of memory lost so I don't do computers)

maybe it's hard to do, putting list down the side of your blog I don't no, anyway I thought I would ask,
crafty hugs Julie xxxx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Exquisitely stunning!!!!!

Love Sheila xx

Anonymous said...

This is such a beautiful card, it's like strawberry and cream, just perfect for a summer wedding card. Thank you for all your inspiration Sue. Anniekk xxx

Jill Liddle said...

A very "girly" card today. Lacy and pink.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, I agree, this card is stunning, the beautiful die-cuts, the vellum and spun sugar and the dandelion clocks peeping out from behind the lovely flowers, absolutely stunning !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Marianna Hammer said...

I absolutely love this card. It is so delicate and beautiful.

June Horrocks said...

I remember this card as s stunner sue I love it too thank you for sharing love always June horrocks xxxxxx

June Reynolds said...

Morning Sue, Beautiful card and dies
love it thanks for sharing!
love Junex (Cumbria)

Littlelamb said...

This is beautiful Sue. I don't have any of these dies but will improvise with what I have. Thank you for showing us this beautiful card

Val W. said...

Hi Sue, What a beautiful card, I think my favourite to date, although I have so many favourites!! x

Mac Mable said...

Oh Sue I can see why this is one of your favourites. It is so delicate, pretty and just gorgeous, Love it!

Jean said...

LOVE the colors on this!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

I can definitely see why this would be one of your favourites Sue, it is gorgeous. I love the pastel shades and those dies are beautiful. My die wish list is getting longer and longer, oh dear.

Deb Curtis said...

Hi Sue and everybody, thankful for a moment of calm in the midst of a mad week, so engrossed in catching up on the blog that I my biscuit fell in my brew! Lol. Next week half term so no signs of things letting up.

Firstly want to wish Alsion a lovely birthday, so glad to hear your Aunt had a good send off, wishing you joy for today.

Many congrats to so many of you, I can't keep up, NanaTina, Angela, Patwyn & Diane G, sorry if I missed anybody.

Sue, today's card is absolutely stunning, had to get my dictionary out Rose but you so right. Love the way you can make white card & vellum sing Sue. Love the way we can take inspiration from your creations Sue and then use what we have, still able to make beautiful cards even if we don't have all the dies, than you so much for sharing all your tips & ideas.

Blessings to you all - Deb C xx

Mary Mac said...

'morning Sue. A truly magnificent card. I love everything about it especially the cheeky splash of pink and your gorgeous flower.

Mary Mac

SerenePolly said...

Hi Sue

This is exquisite - the colours are lovely and the overall effect is really delicate!

Take care


Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
I think this has to be one of my favourite cards just so beautiful I love it.
crafty hugs
Helen Terry xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Wow, wow, wow - love the coloured vellum under the die cut.
Beverley W

Di said...

Hi Sue,
A truly lovely card, so feminine and lacy, love it.
Di B. x

Yvonne G said...

Afternoon Sue and fellow Wilsonettes
Like so many others I fell in love with this card as soon as I saw it. It's so delicate. It could be used for so many occasions if the sentiment is changed. It would be lovely as a New Baby Girl, Wedding, Christening and so many others.
It reminds me of expensive ice cream that I can only occasionally afford.
Now I've realised that I'm becoming a bit obsessed with food. I said that yesterdays card
reminded me of expensive chocolates! I obviously have a one track mind.
Hope everyone has a fantastic bank holiday weekend.
Crafty hugs

Janet Goodwin said...

What a beautiful delicate card. Haven't got all the dies but will try to recreate it with what I have got. This will be fun.

Janet Ally Pally

redfox said...

Stunning simply stunning! I love the dandelion clocks they are so uesful. I've had great fun playing with them! This is a really beautiful card Sue, thanks for sharing it. Love to all, Sarah

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Just exquisite! No surprise it is a favourite of many. So delicate and lacy. Could definitely be used for so many occasions.

Happy 60th Birthday Alison, very best wishes.

Love Helen xxx

Jan from Long Island said...

WOW, WOW, WOW!!! This card is absolutely beautiful!

anne mather said...

This is such a beautiful card Sue. I am off to buy the dies right now to make it myself! Always a hit with me when you use pale colours. Love it!

Rach83 said...

Stunning design and this sings to me too! I love the white and pink combo. Beautiful die cuts, as always.

Rachel x

hettygarlick said...

I absolutely love this card. It's so delicate and pretty. I love the new dies.

CraftyJo said...

It's a very eye-catching card, lovely soft colours.

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Lovely, so pretty.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Mary Lynn Cox said...

Wow! This so lovely. I love the dies and the gentle color, and thebling and everything else. I see why it is oneof your favorites, Sue.

Theresa said...

Hi Sue and everyone
I do like your card as much as you do. I adore it this strip let die looks great when you have cut an combined them
I don't have this one but will need to add it to me ever growing list of must haves
Take care everyone and keep on crafting
Love Theresa x

patwyn said...

Hi Sue
This is one of my favourite cards too. It is absolutely stunning. A lovely girlie card.

Pat xxx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue

What a stunning card it's so pretty and feminine.
I just love the detail and the flowers are georgeous xx

Karen Knight said...

Hi Sue, my chin actually dropped when I saw this! It is so pretty and feminine and the use of the blush so delicate. Stunning. Hugs, Karen x

Sandra said...

Hi Sue,
Such a stunning card today, so pretty, love everything about it!
Alison my thoughts are with you today, I hope you get enough time to enjoy your birthday sweetheart! Hugs xx
Cheryl, it's good to see you , I really muss you presence in the cafe!
Love and hugs

Natalia Smith said...

Gorgeous card Sue and love touch of pink colour, beautiful design x

IVY Cheong said...

.such a beautiful card, love the dies. Thank you for all you inspirations. Ivy xx

Jayem said...

This is very pretty and so feminine. It would work for a variety of occasions

Janice Wallace said...

Pretty, soft, gentle, feminine, delicate, delightful. Can only describe this card with lovely adjectives. It's adorable.
Janice W

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
This one is a real stunner? I love it. I love how you have used the dies and I love the delicate colours you have used. Such a pretty flower! I have the dandelion clocks but not the peonies! I don't need any more flowers - I don't think! ?
Alison - pleased yesterday went well!
Happy Birthday please try to enjoy your birthday celebrations. I think Auntie would have wanted you to do that.
Have a lovely weekend everyone,
Anne - stay dry! Cheers!
Love Myra xx

Anonymous said...

A beautiful card Sue-really delicate. I love it!! Hope all is well with everyone.

Cathie Weary said...

Good Morning Sue. This is my absolute favourite card. Thanks so much for sharing the instructions. Have a great weekend.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
This card is just full of gorgeousness!!!!

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

Simply adorable card, delicate and it

Happy Holiday weekend everyone in the UK

Love n hugs Dorothy Macdonald xx

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card.

Suzzette Yandle said...

WOW! Such a lucious beauty of a card today! This card sings out to me "make me, make me". Sue, you always seem to give your designs depth and excitement, as well as beauty. Something I am striving to do. I currently only have a couple of the dies you have used on this card. I am not yet finding the newer dies in the US. But I think I will not wait to try today's design. I will just use the dies I currently have until I can purchase your other dies needed for this design. Wishing you a wonderful day.

Lesley Cann said...

Lovely card would be a great card for a special friend. I am really inspired by the way you use colours. Hope the weather improves down here in Devon for the weekend.

magpie said...

Helloooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Oh wow, oh wow! It's so beeaauuttiiffuul! The stunning velum is such a favourite and to say this card sings alright.... it's a full blown choir! lol! So feminine and pretty. The flowers are beautiful together and just utterly gorgeous! "Thank you Sue" for your inspiration xxx Just to say to Alison, thinking of you yesterday and a "happy birthday" to you today. I can understand you'll be having having mixed emotions but I'm sure your aunt is with you celebrating. Love and hugs xxx Thinking of you Heather and hope your arm/shoulder heals x Thinking of you too Norah, hope you're okay xx Sending love and hugs to you Sue, your family and to all our Wilsonettes who are in need xxx Love Karen xx

Darlene4527 said...

Exquisite about sums it up...I love everything about this card!

melody said...

Hi Sue, really love this card it's almost like the striplets an the boarder is floating an the colours are lovely as is the flower. Take Care Melody xxxXxxx

barbara macaskill said...

I completely understand why this stunner sings to you! It is singing to me right now!! Very delicate and romantic. TFS!

ursula said...

Oh how beautiful is this, stunning, another must try for me...where do I begin....luv Ursula xx

Pearl said...

Hi Sue what a fantastic card today Sue, I think this is my favourite so far this year, the dies are so nice and I think I must get the new rectangle one you have used.

The dandelion clocks look good and so do the flowers, just a little sparkle - fabulous!

Craftihappiness to everyone and lots of love

Anonymous said...

theresa says
Hello sue and lovely wilsonettes
An absolutely stunning card sue x so versatile aswell as others have said it could be used for any special occasion x I don't use vellum much in my crafting but it has an amazing effect so will give this one a go x I know I'm always saying it sue but thankyou so so much for your fantastic blog and inspiration x
Theresa w xxx

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

This card is stunning, so delicate and in lovely pastel colours. I think it would be a favourite on any mantle, it would just shine.

Big Hugs to all :-)

Tina XX

Vanessa Lee said...

Hi Sue
This card is absolutely beautiful. The colours, the design everything works so well together. Thanks for such a wonderful creation.

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said....

Hi Sue, today's card is stunning. I love everything about it, especially the vellum.

Belinda. X

Meg said...

Best card ever Sue, beautiful.

Hope you have a great meal with your hubby tonight Alison and enjoy your Sunday treats too.

Love and hugs

Suejimbel said...

I'm with you, Sue, fabulos-y!!! Love it!! Inspired again to buy y,et more dies I won't use!!!

liz spooner said...

This is so pretty Sue. Lovely colours.xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Yet another absolutely gorgeous card, love the blush colour and the striplet is yet another one on my Christmas Wish List. This card is so delicately feminine.

Bejay Roles said...

Oh Sue,
this card it utterly delightful. It's so delicate and elegant. What a treat to be able to see it. As always, thanks so much for sharing with us. x

Rosemary Stickland said...

Such a delicate, feminine card ... love it xx

Shari M said...

This is my favourite card to date. Absolutely stunning.

Rosie said...

Vow, Sue, this card is just gorgeous....i love the dies used and the colours

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue stunning pink and white card I have just received the dandilion dies so will have to have ago at this card.
Denise X

Susan Dunn said...

Wow Sue this is one of the nicest cards I've ever seen. You are SO talented. Bye for now Susan Dunn (Cumbria)

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
this really sings to me as well.
I'm not surprised you couldn't wait to show it.
It's a very stunningly beautiful creation today.
Love it.
Thank you for sharing this with us.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Linda28 said...

Hi Sue, late today, but worth the wait, what a stunner, so pretty! Linda.

Janette MacArthur said...

Very late posting today but this really is one for me! Love it and will have to copy!!
Janette xx

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Julie

On Joanna Sheens and JGD crafts websites they both have galleries of Sues cards and I think they list what dies has been used on what cards. they're all on one page. it might help you to spot the cards and dies you like a bit easier than scrolling through the blog. Hope that helps you make your birthday wish list a bit easier to create. Hugs x

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow!! It's so delicate and lovely!! One of my favourite cards from you!

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

I think the only word I can find for this card is 'immaculate'. Stunningly beautiful, ornate... not sure if those words sum it all up. This is just amazing.

Happy birthday Alison, very many happy returns. I hope today is very special for you. Sending hugs from me and wags and woofs from Billy.

Still got a sore head so trying to keep online time to a minimum. Still looking daft with my sunnies on indoors!

Hugs to everyone, wishing you all a lovely bank holiday weekend.

T x

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue, definitely one of my favourites. I love white on white with just a splash of colour.

Dawn Holben said...

I am not surprised this is one of your favourites as it is gorgeous and I really love this one.
It is just so pretty.

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