Sunday, 5 July 2015

Just Because

Good Sunday morning all!  Today's card uses the Classic Adorned Design Noble to create the background.  I cut the outside shape out of a piece of coconut white card to begin.  I left the die in place and embossed the remaining aperture using the Leafy Quad embossing folder.  This can only be done by leaving the folder open and compensating the loss of the thickness with extra card.  If you close your folder, the die will cut into it and ruin it!  It is a bit of an experiment to try and get the number of sheets of card correct though as it depends on each individual machine I have found.  I added mounting foam to my aperture and mounted it onto a slightly larger piece of blue card.  Next I used the inside piece to simply deboss the shape from the next die in the set and recessed it into my aperture.  I cut the Toronto die in white and backed it in cobalt blue card, cutting the centre out of both at the same time so they matched.  I cut the centre shape from that set and recessed it into the middle.  I stamped my sentiment and cut it out with the centre oval die in the Montreal set and used the slightly larger oval from the Toronto set to back it and mounted t in the middle of the frame.  I made several of the Perfect Peonies utilising both the open petal and the complete petal die set.  I arranged them on opposite corners and added sprigs of the Maidenhair Fern die as accents.  I completed the card with a paper pierced white mat layer, a thin blue mat and a larger white mat.  The finished dimensions are 7 1.2" x  8 1/2" in size.

The winners of this week's Comment game are:
Diane G!!!
America!!!
Marion Bull!!!

For the extra qualifying post of Wed. July 1st, the winners are:
Linda Kember!!!
Jane Franklin!!!
Linda 28!!!

For the extra qualifying post of July 3rd, the winners are:
Lynda's craft's!!!
Meg!!!
Hellma!!!

Congratulations all!  Please email me at americansue1@gmail.com to confirm your address and claim your prize.  All for now, Sue x






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187 comments:

Pam said...

Gorgeous card. Congratulations to all winners, enjoy your prizes.
Happy Sunday everyone, it's a beautiful morning.

Clai01 said...

Hi Sue love the blue and white combination on the card, it's lovely. x

auscrafts said...

lovely colours and designed card

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Beautiful card,thanks for the tip on embossing.
Congtatulations to all the winners,have a good day.
Take care Kitty.

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous card and fantastic embossing tip will have to try it. Have a great day. Hugs xx

hollyberry said...

Such a beautiful card with lovely contrasting colours.
Congratulations to all the winners.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Outstanding, this card is simply breathtaking the colour combination & those flowers are a marriage made in heaven. Congratulations to all the lucky winners. Yvonne xx

June said...

Morning Sue, such a beautiful card today, it is rather cloudy weather today and this has brightened my morning up no end.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card. I don't have these noble die's yet LOL but i have the square's & rectangle's so i will just make my version of it and see how it turn's out, finger's crossed. Your flower's alway's seem to have depth and dimention. Congratulation's to all the comment winner's. You will play for hour's when you recieve your prize.
Take care everyone. Hope you all have a lovely day.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Wow! Love the shapes, colours and textures in this card. Fabulous!

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Sunday Smiles to you Sue and all comment winner's what a way to start your Sunday, enjoy your gift.

This card is just up my ally so to speak, I love every element of the embossing, dies and colour, unfortunatly I only own the Peony dies but as now that your festive collection is my priority the dies used on this card will have to join the queue on my 'would like' list ! So goodness know's how long it will take to own them !!
On a final note I hope you have a lovely Sunday and im sending love to Sam and Alison.
Hugs.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great Sunday card Sue, navy and white lovely flowers.

Anonymous said...

Lovely crisp card, Sue, with great contrast of the darker blue and coconut. And using my favourite Nobles! Gorgeous flowers and fern, too.
Well done to all the comment winners, what a week for winners of all sorts - all down to our lovely generous hostess!! Sue, you're a star!

'P' in Wales

Olga said...

The card is amazing! Love the color combo! Congrats to the winners!
Olga Ko

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Another stunning card, love it all.
Congratulations to all the lucky winners
Have a great day
Patricia xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Lovely card and thanks for the tip about the embossing.
Congratulations to all the comment winners. Have a lovely Sunday everyone. Sue XXX

Sam Smithard said...

To My Very Dear Friend Sue,
I Truly Love Today's Beautiful Awesome
Fabulous Outstanding Card.
I Love The Fabulous Colours You've Chosen
In The Coconut White Foundation Card
Which In Itself Is The Best Quality Card I've
Ever Used And The Coconut White Card Is
"A True White,"
Putting It With The Dark Navy Foundation Card
Looks Amazing I Love How You've Embossed Your
Card, And Used The Classic Adorned Noble Design Die
I Love How You've Used The Toronto Die, Your Dies
Work So Well Together I Know This Has Always Been Your
Intention When Designing Your Dies.
Then Not Forgetting Those Truly Stunning Perect Peonies
Dies Which I'm So In Love With I've Just Received
Mine So I Will Be Using I Also Got The Stamp After
Seeing Your Recent Cards Using The Stamp And The
Perfect Peonies Dies, One More Magnificent Card
Sue Thank You So Very Much For Sharing I So Much
Appreciate It, Your Cards Inspire Me, Thank You For
Sharing Your Tips And Techniques With Us, For Me
It's So Important To Look Back On, As I've Mentioned Previously
I Record The Card And The Date When You've Used
A New Technique Or Offered A Great Tip.
Take Care My Dear Friend Sue
Warmest Wishes To Your Mom And Colin
Love And Hugs To Yourself Sue
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes, Congratulations To All Weekly
Comments Gift Winners Enjoy!
A Huge Hug To Lancashire Steph x

carol quinn said...

Beautiful card,

each time I see these flowers it reminds me in need to buy the open set to go with the closed one I already have!

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card thank you tracyw

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
I just love the look of this card, the coconut white goes brittiantly with the Navy!
Gail C x

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Love the cobalt blue card.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Yvonne G said...

Morning Sue
Loving everything about this beautiful card. The colour is gorgeous although I think it is appearing darker than it actually is. Said it before and I'll say it again - and I'm sure I'll say it again in the near future - the peonies are gorgeous. The dies all marry together so exquisitely.
Well done to all the lucky winners of the comment game.
Thank you Sue for your wonderful ongoing inspiration.
Have a lovely Sunday everyone.
Crafty hugs
Yvonne
x

nattyboots said...

A beautiful card Sue
Congrats to all your winners.
Elaine H X

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Clever card and gorgeous flowers, love the navy and white

Debra Kenworthy said...

Gorgeous card Sue! I love the white and blue combination of colours, the blue really stands out. The fern with the flowers looks really lovely. Debra x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Very classy, love the colour scheme - must get some of that cobalt blue cardstock, it's so rich and expensive-looking, those flowers really pop out at you...

Congrats to all prize winners...

Izzy

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card and I love this navy it is so striking. Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
Nancyd xx

Gloria Robey said...

I love the colour combination .It looks so fresh. Gloria (Sidcup) xx

Muriel Kelly said...

Good Sunday morning Sue and all
love the colours of this card and the dies you have used. Those peonies are becoming a must and the Christmas and the nobles and ........lol !!
Congratulations to the winners of the comments game
Enjoy your summer Sunday
Muriel x

June Reynolds said...

Morning Sue, Beautiful card love the colours,
Congratulations to all the comment winners!
Love Junex (Cumbria)

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card-brilliant colour combination.

Congrats to all the lucky winners.

Michele

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, what a beautiful card. Classic Navy and White always looks lovely. So difficult to find something to say about your cards that has not already been said. So will just say thank you for being so kind and sharing your designs and ideas with us
Wendyx

hettygarlick said...

What an interesting experiment Sue, and it's produced a wonderful card. I really love it with the dark blue.

Anonymous said...

Morning love your card colours my favourite
Congrats to all you winners a little jealousy
May be what I feel.But maybe my turn one day
Linylou

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A fantastic card, love the dark blue and white combination. Love it all. I wasn't going to buy the peony flower dies, but the more I see them used the more I need them, so they are next on my list.
To the lucky winners enjoy your prize.
Lydia
X

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
A stunning card like the flowers & the blue sets everything off well
Best wishes Karen M

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
Really nice card today reminds me to buy the Maidenhead fern dies. They are really pretty.
Sounds like a challenge to get the embossing right but will give it a go!
Anne M xx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
I love the colour combo on this card. It looks so chic. The embossing is awesome and the flowers are gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Have a great day.
Hugs.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a truly stunning card. Absolutely love the cobalt blue against the white and must get my hands on some of this card! Congratulations to all today's lucky winners. Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Jane said...

Good morning Sue, Another stunning card love the colours.Congratulations to the lucky winners !Take care Jane B.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, stunning card, love the flowers. Congratulations to all the winners. Love Jean xxx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card great colours, I have a card to make for a dear friend but as it needs posting I need to be careful as some I have posted have got damaged even when I pack well
Congratulations to all the comment winners
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. Loving all the embossed detail in todays card and the contrast between the white and dark blue, beautiful. Congratulations to the winners.x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A truly gorgeous card. Congratulations to the lucky Winners.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What an absolute stunning card I love it, especially the colour combination. Your Noble collection of dies are my most used dies they are exquisite! I haven't been able to craft for about six weeks but over the weekend I've been cutting out using the new Christmas collection I had bought and not used. Wow! They are FABULOUS! You have to see them in 'real' life to appreciate the details included in each die. It was the same last year especially with the angel the detail on her bodice is FANTASTIC!
Well Sue it was a year today I met you in Haverfordwest it was such a nice day hope you'll visit again. It's also my eldest son's birthday so I'm taking him out later for a meal and have some surprises for him that he doesn't know about lol
Hugs x
Heather T

cr@fty said...

Oops! Must be old age I forgot to congratulate all the winners
Hugs x
Heather T

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue - love today's card and the blue and white. My peony die arrived yesterday - did try to resist but in the end had to give in!
Congratulations to all the winners!
Janette x

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning I love it
congrats to all the winners
take care all
Hugs Sarah xxx

Anne said...

Another beautiful card, Sue. Love the colours.

Anne (Northampton)

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

This is a beautiful card, so versatile and adaptable.

Love
Roz.x

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful cards today and yesterday.



Thank you for your email, I can't wait to get my die set.

Have a lovely Sunday,

Maggie in Solihull

gwen70 said...

Gorgeous card today Sue, really must get this die

karenlotty said...

I've never tried the emboss with die still in place technique - it scares me! So thank you for the reminder I will try it whilst your instructions are fresh in my head Such a lovely card in beautiful colours

marg said...

Hello Sue
Another gem,I am waiting for the Peony Die to arrive ...not the open one yet though!
Well done to the Christmas winners, and the comment winners, enjoy your prizes!
Take care
Love Marg

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue,another beautiful card!!!
Congrats to all the winner's!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love the card and colours, would look good in any colour .love Jean Z xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is stunning I love the design,the colours and the dies. Everything is gorgeous. Congratulations to all the winners. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Only word needed is beautiful..

Congrats all the winners from the posts and the Christmas dies...

Ginnie Rutter said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today, love the whie and navy the looks crisp and clean in those colours.
Ginnie

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful embossing on a lovely card xx

Aspiring crafter said...

A beautiful card Sue , love blue and white and those peony dies are lovely.
Congrats to winners , have a good day,
XxxRuth

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, really like the white and navy, very classy colour combo.
Lorna D

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Love todays beautiful card. Congrats to all the winners. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card today, just love the colours and all the embossing ....BEAUTIFUL!
Must try this embossing with die in place technique.

Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

hazel young said...

Beautiful card love the colours xx hazel

Chris Curry said...

Lovely card Sue, great idea with the embossing. I know you have used it before and I will try it. Haven't got the maidenhair fern die yet, it's on my list. Thank you .Xx

Janet Morcombe said...

Very elegant card as usual Sue, loving the navy behind the white, stunning. I love the Noble dies too they are so versatile.
Happy crafting
Jan
From Gillingham, Kent

Marion said...

Hi Sue love this card ,very smart and clean looking .
love the flowers and no big bow taking over.
Marion H

June Horrocks said...

Stunning card sue the colours are brill thank you congrats to the winners love June horrocks xxxxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Absolutely love this one. The colour combo is so rich and expensive looking. Must try this technique with the folder.

Love Rosemarie xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is incredible, love the design and colours. Congratulations to all the comment game winners. Have a great Sunday. Bx

Julie Elli said...

Just beautiful Sue.
You have a real blue phase at mo! This is deeper shade than the Wedgewood you have favoured of late and I love it.
Big hug
Julie E

Julie Elli said...

Ps congrats to all the lucky winners. Xx

Kate's Cards said...

Love the colours together very striking!

Wendy L said...

Just so beautiful, I love the flowers, xxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a stunning card
I love the colours and your flowers are beautiful.
And the overall design is wonderful.
Debs A xxx

Rach83 said...

What a beautiful card, Sue. The navy is a lovely choice. I love the embossed dies and all your wonderful layers.

Rachel x

Helen Bell said...

Good morning

A classy card. The colours and flowers are lovely.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Love Helen xxx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, gorgeous card, the colours are beautiful.
Not tried embossing while the die is in place, a bit scary
will give it a try.
Congratulations to all today's winners, enjoy your prizes.
Tale care everyone, Jess x

pinky said...

Stunning card, loving the way they are inset and outset. Does that make sense lol.

doreenmj said...

Those colours are stunning, and I lovelthat card,




Doreen x

Crafty Cruiser said...

Absolutely gorgeous, stunning card!
Doreen R

Janice Wallace said...

Lots of detail in this card, but it still keeps a crisp and fresh look.
Cheers
Janice W

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Spectacular Sue.
Luv Rach :)

Anonymous said...

Good Morning Sue
A beautiful card and such a gorgeous colour combination. Sadly, I am not the owner of any of your Noble dies yet but they are on my List. I love how you have done the embossing and the layers of the card.
This has to be pretty high on my list of favourite "Sue Cards"!
Something strange is happening outside in my corner of West Sussex this morning, it is raining!!! It is long overdue but sad for all the local events planned for today! Every time we have had little showers and even thunderstorms recently it seems to have narrowly missed my area! Hope it clears up in time for the planned functions.
Lesley S x

Glennis said...

A beautiful card and beautiful colours

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card today. I never seem to do apertures on my cards. I don't know why. John had a few on his table yesterday, so I really must have a go.

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card sue I must have ago at that love the colours rose in chelmsley wood

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Delightfully pretty card. Lovely design.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Lovely colours and I love your peony flowers. Congratulations to all the very lucky winners.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful beautiful card and I love it all. Congratulations to all the winners today

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful Card Sue!

I love the colour of your card stock and the layout is lovely. The flowers are so pretty in the blue.

Congrats to all the winners.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Maggie C said...

Good morning. What a stunning card and that vibrant blue is amazing. Really want to copy this as I have the noble die and haven't had a play yet. Today I shall! xx Maggie (better without a bow)

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful card, just adore the flower dies and they look lovely in the blue and white, love from Jackiexx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Good morning Sue, another pretty card and I really like the dark blue card.
Rosemary xx

ellyscard creatief said...

Very pretty card. love the white and blue colors.

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
a really beautiful card and the cobalt blue is a fantastic colour.
(Can´t stay longer on the PC with this heat here!!!)
Have a great sunday
Rolf xxx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
Love this card.
Regards,
Evis M

Diane said...

Hi Sue
What. Beautiful card today, such a pretty colour and the Nobel die is gorgeous. I have been eying it up for ages and have a JS voucher waiting to be spent so it may come my way. The peony dies are gorgeous too as I said the other day so the may have to come my way too at some stage!
Thank you so much for choosing me as a comment winner, the perfect end to a wonderful holiday. I will email you later as jet lag is starting to creep over me and I may nod off soon!
Congratulations to all the other winners too.
Love Diane G xxxx

IVY Cheong said...

Congratulations to all winners. Lovely card Sue. I love it. Take care, Ivy xx

julie laz said...

Hi sue, Love today's card, it's beautiful,
I've been Busy in my craft room (I don't often get to say that lol ) making a cot for my friends grandson born on Friday,
I love making things it keeps my brain going,
And because of my illness I can't always go in my craft room so I've found
A few other crafts that I can do when in bed which is most of time lol
I love all the new things with mdf, (keepsakes people call them)
I've also done book folding (4 dad ones a son one and baby's feet,
I just love doing them, then I use all your
Finishing touches Die's to finish them off, everyone love's them,
Anyway Crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good morning Sue and the lovely Wilsonettes,

What a deliciously intricate card for today, you are really loving the blue tones at the moment Sue and I can see why, it is so summery. I love the French navy tone, it works particularly well with the open and full petal peonies, the contrast with the coconut white is gorgeous.
Huge congrats to the lucky comment winners, I am sure that you will have hours of fun with your prizes.
No rain and thunderstorms for Stirling today so I may take my niece and nephew to the park to feed the ducks and swans later- I'd take Brodie too but feathers would definitely fly. He has been so restless with the warm weather, so glad I don't have a fur coat to contend with!
I have been putting off buying the newest range of Sues dies in case she appears on C&C soon when I can buy in bulk. Does anyone know when that might be because I am desperate to get the Canadian collection and the lovely peonies!
Hope you all have a lovely , relaxing Sunday.

Love and crafty hugs,

Laine1972xxxxxx

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card Sue. Congratulations to all the winners.

Marianna Hammer said...

What an absolutely beautiful card! This is my type of card exactly. I can see that I have to buy some new dies :)

CHERYL Brown said...

Good morning Sue and fellow Wilsonettes,

Oh my, another gorgeous card Sue, how do you keep coming up with them?
I am a bit of impasse at the moment, my mojo has disappeared whilst Wimbledon is and I have 5 b/day cards to do.
Today's offering is very classical looking, might just pinch some aspects of it.

Congratulations to all the comment winners, ENJOY your prizes.
Love & hugs
Cheryl xxx

Paula said...

That is such a pretty card Sue! When I read to leave the die cut in the die and emboss it, I froze! All I could think was it would cut the folder. So you put my mind at rest, I was pretty sure you wouldn't do anything silly like me. :)
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

Susan Lesperance said...

I hope you do a video on this card. It is very pretty. When you emboss with the folder open, does it just emboss on one side? I'm having trouble picturing it.

Thanks,
Sue L.

Hazel said...

Beautiful card, it's very pretty to. Congrats to all the winners. Hazel x

Meg said...

Hi Sue, love the cobalt blue colour of today's card, it looks really striking.

Lucky to have my name drawn as a comment winner, congrats and hugs to the other winners, Diane I saw your name there. Isn't it brilliant? Thank you so much Sue.

We have a Forties Weekend in our village (Ingleton, N.Y.) this weekend - last day today, hoping weather keeps fine as we are due for a Spitfire fly past this afternoon. Not keen on the theme myself but love seeing the old aircraft.

Anyway just thanks again Sue.
Love and hugs to everyone.
Meg
xxxx

Linda28 said...

Good morning Sue, A truly beautiful card, I do love the noble dies, but only have one of the rectangles at the moment:-( love the colour way and those peonies are to die for, the must have list is getting longer and longer! Congratulations to all the Christmas and comment winners, I am so excited to see my name on the Wednesday comment winners list. Have a relaxed and restful Sunday everyone. Linda.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card and I love the cobalt blue with white, it looks so crisp and fresh.

Congratulations to all the lucky comment game winners, enjoy playing with your prizes.

Frances

carole bennett said...

Hi Sue
This is just beautiful, think I will have a go at this today. We've just been busy dealing with the start of a bees nest! Thankfully sorted. It was only a month ago I found a wasp nest in our garage, must be our srange weather that we seem to get as we've lived in our house for nearly 35 years and never had either nests before.
Congratulations to all the lucky winners over the past couple of days.
CaroleB xx
,

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Stunning card just beautiful I have the noble pierced rectangle die set and I love it

Congratulations to all the winners.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Lovely card, congratulations to all this week's winners.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
It's a beautiful card - I can see I've got to get the Noble Design dies to complement the Classic Nobles. It opens up a whole new spectrum of possibilities.(was watching some of your new videos last night)
I love the way you've used the dies in this card and your colour scheme. Gorgeous and elegant - the Sue Wilson trademark.
Congrats to all the winners - have a good Sunday everyone.
Hugs, Rose

Val W. said...

Hi Sue, I missed yesterday sadly, I love today's card, more ideas for using the noble dies.such a good investment!.x

Jayem said...

Congrats to the winners.

Hi Sue

I love the colour combo you have chosen for this card. I don't have any of these dies but I will look and see how I can adapt what I do have to achieve a similar effect.

Thanks

Jan from NSW (Aus)

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all.

The thought of using the embossing folder with a die still in place is a bit scary, I might be brave enough to try it one day, lol. I like the recess effect and the use so a bold colour for the peonies. Thanks for sharing.

Congratulations to all the lucky winners announced today and yesterday (sorry I missed it of my comment yesterday)

Best wishes.

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.

Love,love this card. The colours are just me.
Hope you had a nice 4th of July . The card and tutorial
video was great ,thank you for sharing all your idea's.

Congratulations to all winners of one of your new die's
Nice to see so many friends names.
Congrats to Angela for winning the Wednesday give away
and a huge Congrats. to all the comment winners !
You are all very lucky,not that I'm envy much :-)

Hugs all Wisonette's and friends!
Maria x

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Love the colour combination of the blue and white.
Must put that maidenhair fern die on my wish list as it's so pretty and could be used
for lots of projects throughout the year.
Congratulations of all winners. x

Alison D said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card. Love the bold combination, it really draws the eye. Congratulations to all you lucky winners. Love and hugs,
Alison D x

Lynda's craft's said...

Good Afternoon Sue & Wilsonetts,
Wow I'm a lucky comments winner thank you so much Sue, congratulations too Diane & Meg & all the other winners
Sue I love this card I really must try the aperture technique. The colour combo is gorgeous love that cobalt blue. Just love it all.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Sending Hug's too TOB THERESA hope your shoulder is getting better love Lynda xx

Lynne how is Cully hope she is better now Hug's Lynda xx

Deb C you have some lovely cards on Pinterest found you at last Hug's Lynda xx

Beth B how is Lauren are you still trying to get wee samples hope she is ok. Hug's Lynda xx

Hug's to all my friends love Lynda xx
Hug's to all Willsonettes xx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue
Fantastic card. I love that dark blue and white together it really makes it pop.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Love to all xx

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card love the layout and colour used and with my favourite flower dies!
crafty hugs
Helen Terry
xxx

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Hi Sue,
What can I say but just because is amazing card! Love these dies . I truly am going to order the flower die its so perfect to add this flower to any project.

Ecco of Sheffield said...

After I Sue
Late for me today as I'd just started leaving my post this morning when my tablet shut down needing charging.
What a lovely base for us to work on when we have someone who doesn't like frills and fancy. Your beautiful dies give us the skeleton then we can either dress up or down. What more could we ask for.
I do love your colour palette today.

Hope you had a good day yesterday.
To all in pain and suffering I hope you feel better soon. To everyone please take care and stay safe. See you tomorrow.
Janet x

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good afternoon Sue and everyone
What a really stunning card so beautiful.
Many congratulations to all the lucky winners something for you to treasure.
Hugs
Margaret corgi owner

magpie said...

Helloooooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Oh, wow! What a striking card Sue. Love the cobalt blue with the white it looks stunning. Love all the dies used. Meg, hope you're having a great time at your Fourties Weekend and you haven't had any rain xx Heather, have a great time on your eldest son's birthday and I've no doubt he'll enjoy his surprises! Lynne, hope cully's getting better xx Congratulations to all you lucky comment winners! Enjoy your prize! Sending love and hugs to you Sue, your mom and your family xx Sending love and hugs to all our Wilsonettes who are in need xx Take care everyone xx Love Karen xx

Maureen B. said...

Super card Sue card Sue. Really clean lines and the dark blue really shows them off. Hugs Maureen(mem) B.

gailgale said...

Sooo beautiful. I love all your cards. They inspire me so much.
Thank you

Zena McCalmont said...

Hi Sue
Sorry not been about of late, holiday, Back pain stuck in bed (flat), poorly, back again and then inner ear problem. Improved enough to look at IPad now.
I've missed some great designs and new dies.
Hoping you're well.
Zena x

Mary Lynn Cox said...

Such a beautiful card! The dark blue against the white is very striking. The embossing on the card makes me think of aquilt

barbara macaskill said...

LOVE the colors on today's card!! So stunning!! I am definitely going to try the die/embossing folder technique!! Wish me luck that I don't mess it up!! LOL
Thanks for sharing and Congratulations to all the lucky winners!!! See you tomorrow~

America said...

The striking Cobalt Blue and Coconut White Color combination is a total WOW! I absolutely LOVE the use of these fabulous Toronto dies layered and those stunning floral peonies. ANOTHER GORGEOUS CARD to inspire us all! Congrats to all the lovely winners. So excited for you and totally unexpected sweet surprise to see that I also won. Gosh, thank you so very much Sue.

Anonymous said...

Good afternoon Sue

Another stunning card. Congratulations to all the winners.

Regards
Joan from Newcastle

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heather harrison said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card. I love the colours and the pretty flowers. It makes such a lovely card. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Heather.x

Hellma said...

This is just beautiful.

patwyn said...

Beautiful card, Sue.

Congrats to all the comment winners.

Pat xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love the blue and white on this card - fab. Congrats to all the lucky winners this last week.
Beverley W

SusanP, Kent said...

Lovely. Loads of fabulously embossed white card and I absolutely love the blue.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
I adore the classiness of this card. The whte and blue is gorgeous. The textures are wonderful.

Hope you are well.

Love from Katie-Louise Sweetlove

Carole Z said...

Beautiful card Sue, very elegant and love the navy and white, hugs Carole Z X

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
What a beautiful card! I love the blue and have just ordered it last week from JS. I thought it might be nice for Christmas Cards too!
Everything about the card is lovely.
Congratulations to all today's winners!
Congratulations to Lynda and Terry on their Wedding Anniversary and Lynda a comment winner too! Great timing!
Sending lots of love to all friends on the blog and special hugs to Maureen xxxx
Love Myra xx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card again and I'm liking the blue card stoke.

Dawn Holben said...

Another gorgeous card, love everything about this one.

A Happercrafter6 said...

A lovely card and the perfect peonies are gorgeous.
Jan
Northampton

Susan White said...

Love the navy and white - would be a lovely Christmas combo too! Congratulations to all the lucky winners this week, Susan x

Maggie said...

Hi Sue

Cobalt Blue is a gorgeous colour which I "need". Fabulous card Sue love these dies, congratulations to the winners.

MaggieH
CapricornCrafts

C A W said...

Something new to try. Love the card, cobalt blue is very striking with the peony die.

melody said...
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melody said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card as always love the noble dies and I am liking the Colbalt blue card. Take Care Melody xxxXxxx

Ps well done to all the winners xXx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Absolutely lovely.

Jane Franklin said...

Just lovely. What more can I say. Jxxx

Nannieflash said...

Evening Sue, sorry Im so late today have done the months shopping this morning, and of course by the time youve put it away its lunch time.
Stunning card I love the combo of colours they look so striking. Take care hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Linda Graham said...

The Colbalt blue is a lovely colour Sue, great card too, thank you, Linda x

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Oooh this card is gorgeous !! I love your New Noble Dies. They are very high up on my wish list. I really love how you have embossed the pattern of them on the inner layer. It just looks beautiful !! I really love your new Canadian Dies that have been used to. They are all so beautiful. A great colour combo to. Such a lovely sentiment and your Peony flowers are just gorgeous !! I love them !! Great fern dies to. Thanks for a wonderful card today Sue. Sending you lots of love from Tres x x x

Hi Lorraine Eastwood, I am waiting patiently to do exactly the same as you !! I desperately want/ need the Canadian Collection and I am waiting for Sue to bring this collection to Create and craft as I would like to buy them in bulk to and spread the cost with flexipay. I have no idea when that will be. I am not on face book so I have not seen the information you have. I do hope some one can help us soon. Lots of love from Tres x x x

Congratulations to all of today's lucky winners. Lots of love from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to everyone today from Tres x x x

Saba said...

Good evening Sue
What a striking card. The cobalt blue foundations card is just fabulous. It makes the peonies and central element really pop. Love the dimension the aperture brings to this card. Thank you for your inspiration.

Sorry I have been missing for a couple of days, we were travelling home from holiday and time and the Internet were against me.

Congratulations to all the lucky Christmas die winners, I was thrilled to see a few special friends amongst them.
Congratulations to today's comment game winners as well, I know just how thrilled they will all be.

Lynda and Myra, happy anniversary to both of you and also your other halves.

Maureen you are in my thoughts and my prayers at this very sad time.

Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

Annie Pennington said...

Love all the detail in this card Sue. Very elegant. xx Annie P

Laura O said...

great use of layers ,love the flowers ,Laura O

Lesley Cann said...

Great card I especially love the colours you have used. Have spent the afternoon deciding which Xmas dies to buy and as usual have spent to much.

Anne O said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card. Such a pretty contrast of blue and white. I love the flowers and their delicate edging. Best wishes, Anne O

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
Love the colours and those gorgeous little flowers.

Jenny L said...

Ho Sue,
what wonderful creation.
Love the very fab design of this, and your wonderful colour choice.
congrats to the winners, and may they enjoy their winnings.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

June Ballenger said...

Hi Sue

I love this card. I must get your flower dies they are stunning.

June x

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Lovely card and I love the cobalt blue. SueL x

DeCor said...

Sue, it is a beautiful card. Always love blue and white together, but the way you have done this card is so great. Love the way you embossed, but find it scary to try it!

Hope you have had a good weekend and great 4th of July...ha ha. It was my son's birthday so is always a special day in our household.

nannapat said...

Love the design Sue and the colours are so pretty. Pat x

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card!! Lovely flowers.. The die cuts are awesome!!

Theresa Pace said...

very pretty. flowers are so sweet and then my favourite navy with white. fab, hugs xx

Sue said...

beautiful card.

Happy 4th July.

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card and technique. Must give this a try. Love thr colours.

Joan Donaldson said...

Evening Sue, beautiful card, love the flowers and the colours

Di said...

Beautiful card, love the embossing. the dies, flowers. Great techniques as usual.
Di B. x

ursula said...

What a fabulous colour combination, I just love how you have used the dies and those beautiful peonies...a true masterpiece Sue.....luv Ursula xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card. I love all the techniques.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

WOW, another stunning and beautiful card. Love everything about it, colour and the method you have used. Love too the flowers.

Goodnight. Love and hugs Dorothy Macdonald


ps congratulations to the winners.

Angela Wade said...

Lovely card, Sue.

Congratulations to all the Comment Winners.

Hugs and Best Wishes to you all,

Angela in S. Wales Xx

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
LOVE HOW THESE DARK FLOWERS POP. FAB CARD
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Congratulations ladies!
I must get that flower die, I love it.
Lorraine

Cheryl Dumais said...

Just love this card! The Colorado combo is stunning. Every card you create seems to teach me a. Ew technique. Thanks for sharing with us.

Molly said...

Hi sue an everyone, your card is so pretty I love the little flowers. Thank You Molly oxox

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Wow, wow, wow another stunning beautiful 'Sue Creation'
So pretty & love all the dies that have been used in this design.
Such a talented lady & thank you for sharing all your beautiful
creations with us lucky crafters.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

Vie Carter said...

I just love this card, the design is stunning

Congrats to all you very lucky winnders, well done!

Vie
x

SHARICA said...

Another lovely card .. xx

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Beautiful colours sue on a beautiful card x congratulations to all the lucky winners x
Theresa w xxx