Monday, 6 July 2015

Thanks So Much

Hi bloggers! I hope everyone had a great weekend (Maybe you even had a chance to use a few new Christmas dies! LOL)  Today's card uses the Configurations range of dies to create the pretty background layers.  I started by cutting the Elegant Lace Edger out of milk card.  I cut four of the corners and four of the longer edge piece and glued them in place around the edge of a piece of milk card.  I cut a smaller piece of milk card and embossed it with the new Linen Texture embossing folder (8 x 8 size) and matted it with a piece of Periwinkle card.  I cut four more of the same edger die in milk card and glued them into place around the edge of the smaller background piece.  I added mounting foam to this piece for dimension.  I cut the Sintra die in milk and backed it in Periwinkle card for contrast.  I used the centre die to cut it into a frame.  I used the smaller die in the set to cut the next layer in my focal element, also cutting the centre out.  I backed it in periwinkle as well and added it with foam on top.  I stamped my sentiment and covered it with a sticky adhesive piece, then coated it with Diamond Sprinkles.  I centred my sentiment in the aperture opening of the frames and placed the entire piece in the centre of the card.  I cut a couple of small peonies in milk and added them around my sentiment too.  I finished the card with some cream flatback pearls as embellishments and added my usual pierced mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 8 1/4" x  8 1/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Beautiful card on a beautiful Monday morning.
Enjoy your day everyone.

hollyberry said...

Lovely,Lacey card this morning.

carol quinn said...

Stunning card sue, love the colour, and the iced snow !

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you Sue a very pretty card.
Yes I have been playing with my new dies,The sentiments, Santa on his sleigh, and the Snow flakes. They are so beautiful and cut so easy. Thank you take care Kitty.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW This is a stunning card. Lacey, frilly a great one for a wedding or romantic occasion. The periwinkle and milk colour's go beautifully together.
Take care everyone and have a lovely day.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a beautiful card I love the design and the colours are wonderful.

Take care
Debs S

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you Sue a very pretty card.
Yes I have been playing with my new dies,The sentiments, Santa on his sleigh, and the Snow flakes. They are so beautiful and cut so easy. Thank you take care pay day it is the word tree and angel.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Wow, what a way to start our week. A truely beautiful card. Christmas dies ? Afraid not Sue, I dont even own the dies used on today's card yet, but I did manage to make a 21st birthday card for a young lady who's favourite colour is black and cream, Mr Lancashire still cant get his head around using black on a card lol but she had plenty of your peony flower's in cream to brighten it up a little ! And a totally opposite 21st for a 'pink girly girl' who loves sparkles and flower's (thank goodness for ice snow)
Hope you had a great weekend Sue.
Sending love n hugs for a good day.
Lancashire Steph xxx

DeCor said...

Sue, these configuration lacey dies are wonderful. It looks like a heritage card, I love the colours and way it is finished. Thank you again.

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card thank you tracyw

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
This card is lovely.

June said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, another beautiful card today, fantastic.

Enjoy Monday, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

hettygarlick said...

What a lovely card!

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. A very lacy card, love cards with "texture". Sue xxx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely lacey card need to get card done today for friends birthday on Wednesday, I have been digging out my crafty stash to make a start on Christmas but as yet with no new dies
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This card is so pretty. I love the colour and I love the way you tunnel into the centre for the sparkly sentiment! Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
what a beautiful and filigree creation today.
I love how you have used that lovely edger to make it look like this.
Very stunning.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Gorgeous card so lacey and pretty lovin the texture of this card.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

TDQ Karen said...

Very pretty, vintage look, beautiful colouring xx

Anonymous said...

Goodness me, Sue, looks like a lot of embossing until you read the description and realise that the backing pieces are made up of added die cuts - truly a labour of love! Very pretty central focal element, love that blue.

'P' in Wales

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. A very pretty card with lots of lovely embossed details.x

Desiree P said...

Morning Sue, I love the background die. It will have to go on to my wishlist though as no funds for craft at the mo. :(

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - 'Thanks so Much' for bringing us another beautiful card. I love the feminine lacy effect, it's very delicate. Can't possibly think about making Christmas cards yet with this beautiful weather, but you've given me plenty of ideas for when I do! Best wishes

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A lovely lacy delicate card. Yvonne xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is very pretty I love how you have created the background with the dies. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning from a very hot but beautiful start to the day here in Marigny.
We are still waiting for some rain as the garden is just a dust bowl and we'll be lucky to get any veggies this year.

I love your dies you have used Sue but for me your gift today is a little too fussy. You are of course a winner with your colour palette.

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

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Such a textural card. Love it. Happy Monday all.

CHERYL Brown said...

Good morning Sue,

A very pretty card, just right for my Mum. So lace, feminine and reminiscent of Victoriana.
I have some of these dies but not had a chance to use them much yet.
I have been very busy lately making candles for our Church Fete on 18th July. I shall be selling them to raise funds for Cardiomyopathy UK. They gave me so much support when Pete died from his inherited heart defect of Dilated Cardiomyopathy, and this is my way of saying 'Thank You'

Love & hugs to all
Cheryl xxx

Debra Kenworthy said...

Wonderful card Sue! I love the background you've created, it's so intricate. A fabulous start to the week. Debra x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful lace looking card today, I love it, very girly. Like the linen look embossing folder, that one escaped me, I don't remember seeing it. Probably just another senior moment, having a lot of those just lately.

Love Rosemarie xx

A Happercrafter6 said...

The backgr sounds quit intricate to create. Effect is pretty.

anne mather said...

Hi Sue,
I did buy some christmas dies but not got round to trying them yet as it was grandchildren weekend! The card colours are lovely. Always a winner in periwinkle and white.Nice use of the dies in this one - I have some of the smaller dies and copied one of your previous cards with good effect.
Take care out there everyone!
Anne M xx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, what a gorgeous card love the lacy look these dies give.
Nancyd xx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Stunning card today I love how you've made the background it's so pretty and intricate. I have been Christmas crafting over the weekend with your old and new Christmas dies. I have really enjoyed myself making up the six weeks I couldn't craft lol. I could only make embellishments because I forgot to bring enough cardstock to make the cards (I'm away in the caravan). I have made a herd of deer, I am in love with this set the detail on each one is fabulous. I'm off home today so tomorrow I can actually make complete cards.
Hugs x
Heather T

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Sue x xhazel

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, a pretty card, but a bit to busy for me, I think you loose the focal point a bit, but really pretty dies.
Christmas Dies arrived and they are brilliant!!

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Not sure on this one. I don't know if it's the background or that the sentiment looks hidden.
Lorna D

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card, very pretty effect-just like lace.


Aspiring crafter said...

Morning Sue , lovely card, the configuration dies are very versatile .
Yes , I did some Christmas crafting over the weekend , your new range has inspired me!
Used the Noel die ,which I love , from last years collection , to decorate a box, looks pretty good!
Have a great day,

Sam Smithard said...

To My VeryDear Friend Sue,
Yet Once More Another Just Perfect Creation
Today's Card Is So Very Beautiful, Starting With
The Wonderful Colour Palette The Milk/Periwinkle
You Have Chosen For This Awesome Card.
I Love How You've Used The Elegant Lace
Edger, The So Beautiful Linen Texture Embossing Folder
Adding Diamond Sparkles Also A Small Selection
Of The Fabulous Peonies I Just Love Them.
Sue Thank You For Sharing And The Perfect
Instructions Breaking Down Each Part Of Your Card
So We Can Follow And Hopefully Construct A Card
Like Your Well For Me Try Lol!
Sue Thanks For The Inspiration You Share Daily
It's So Much Appreciated By Many Espcially
Take Great Care My Dear Friend
Warmest Wishes To Your Mom And Colin
Love And Hugs To Yourself
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes
A Huge Hug To Lancashire Steph, I Hope Your Well. xxx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue.A lovely and lacey card today, Periwinkle is my 'go to' card at the moment. SueL x

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A very lovely card again.
Elaine H X

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Another very clever and lovely card

Pauline A said...

Morning Sue, I love the textural backgrounds and those peony flowers are a definite "must have" for me.Loving your use of periwinkle card lately. I started my Caking a Christmas card on Saturday which soon turned into a birthday card for my neighbour (I'd nearly forgotten her birthday). Thank goodness I had only got as far as embossing a background and mounting it onto a card otherwise she would have been having baubles and red poinsettias for a topper. Hugs xx PAuline A

Pauline A said...

OOps that should be "MAKING" my Christmas cards. Pauline A

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely start to the week. A really pretty card and I love the colours.
Congratulations to all the winners yesterday. Sorry I didn't comment, I was going to leave a comment later in the day as we had been decorating the bathroom and then I had to go up to Newcastle airport to pick up my sister for 8pm. I was sitting in the car in a lay by near to the airport in a thunderstorm when the phone rang - they had been diverted to Leeds Bradford because of the storm! Anyway eventually picked them up at 9.50 at Newcastle airport so by the time I got back home at 11 I forgot all about leaving a comment! Wasn't too keen on being in the lay-by on my own for that length of time I must say! Hope everyone has as good a day as possible, love and hugs to you all, Alison xxx

Anne said...

Sorry, Sue, but I find this a bit too fussy. I think I would have left the dies off the second layer. Love the colours and the centre piece, though.

Anne (Northampton)

Jane Franklin said...

This is like intricate paper lace. Love the colour too. Jxxx

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
A really pretty look with the configurations dies. The periwinkle and milk colours give a beautiful focal element, reminds me of Wedgwood.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather Treble

Jane said...

Good morning Sue, A lovely card to start of the week.Take care Jane B.

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, I love all the layers to it and the colours. Have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Love today's stunning offering. Everything is wonderful.
Colours and fantastic design.
Have a fantastic day
Patricia xxx

Jayem said...

Hi Sue

Another lovely colour combo for this card. Thanks for the continuing inspiration.

Jan from NSW (Aus)

Karen M said...

Morning Sue,
Lovely lacy card thank you for the idea
Nice colour way
Karen M

Wendy L said...

So pretty, xxx

marg said...

Hello Sue!
Love the effect of the background ......looks like a magnificent Wedding cake!
Beautiful card today Sue!
Take care
Love Marg

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
a very pretty card, I love the backgrounds. So very effective.
Sintra rules OK.
Hugs, Rose

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Lots to look at on this lacey card. Have the linen embossing folder which adds great texture.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Love all the intricate layers on this card - it has a very Victorian feel to it with all that lace...


gwen70 said...

Gorgeous card this morning Sue, love the embossing folder

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
I really like this card and will certainly give it a try.
Congratulations to Sunday's winners.
Evis M.

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue What a wonderful card, always love this colour. I have made my first Christmas card using your dies and love it! Looks like your dies are the ones to use again for the coming festive season. Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

nzillingworth said...


Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunner today a Sue. Doesn't this die give a card a lovely lacy look. Just love it.

Gail said...

Good morning Sue
A very ornate card to start the week with! Love it.
Gail Cx

karenlotty said...

Pretty card these dies are very intricate I am awaiting delivery of a couple of my favourites from your latest Christmas collection BUT I have yet to use the "Let it Snow" from last year! I didn't/couldn't buy til after last Christmas

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, I love the embossed backgrounds youve created in those layers and the top die is just stunning with those beautiful flowers to. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Chris Curry said...

I love the look of the lace edger die cuts over the linen embossed card. Gorgeous. Both are definite must haves. A beautiful card Sue. Thank you.Xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
I'm not sure about this one, I do like the design and I love the Sintra die but it just does not rock my boat.
I have only got two of your new Christmas dies so far, and I've not had tome to really play with them as yet.
Have a good day.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card, looks so frilly I love it! I could only afford a couple of the Christmas dies but haven't had time to play with them yet although I did have to cut them out to see what they looked like!! They are of course fabulous! Love Jean xxx

doreenmj said...

What a card to start the week with, hoping to have a crafty day today!!!

Doreen x

Kate's Cards said...

I like the depth you have managed to achieve using the various dies.

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love the card so pretty. love Jean Z xxx

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Pretty, delicate and lacy card today, but think the sentiment and focal point are lost a little bit with all the lacy look....Sorry!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue and a lovely card to start the week. The corner dies make a really nice edging for the layer, love from Jackie xx

June Reynolds said...

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

Rosemary Stickland said...

Interesting card this morning ... not my style, but very pretty nonetheless.
Rosemary xx

June Horrocks said...

Wow a beauty today love it the two colours magic!!!! I don't have any yet sue but I have my favourites already thank you love June horrocks xxxxx

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
a great card as ever...
And I think that is the most delicate looking card you ever made, isn´t it?
Rolf xxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Lovely card.
Doreen R

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, such a lovely delicate and lacy card. Love the layout. Have a great day. Bx

Susan Battensby said...

Very pretty card. Love how the sentiment just peeps through the aperture. x

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. A lovely pretty card this morning. Love the periwinkle blue very like wedge wood I think. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Heather.x

Sandra said...

Good morning Sue & friends,
A lovely girly, pretty, Lacey feel to today's card, of course I love the colours too!
On that note I have to say that I saw some of the new co.ours of foundation card on
John Next Door's stand on Saturday and gosh there are some beautiful colours coming,
I loved a colour called Wisteria, there was a new blue too, just can't wait to get my hands on!
Thank you Sue for the inspiration xx

Pat have a great a week away, you will be missed, hugs xxxxx
Saba, good to have you home xxx
Cheryl, good luck today with your sale of cup candles,
Love and hugs
Sandra xxx

Marianna Hammer said...

I love the configurations dies. Must get me some soon. Lovely card!

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, gorgeous card when I first looked at it I thought it was a new embossing folder,
Never thought of using corners like this.
This would make a lovely wedding card, thank you for your never ending inspiration.
Take care everyone,
Jess xxx

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Love the lacey effect it gives. Beautiful colour and love the flowers.

Swiftycrafter said...

Lovely card Sue.
Lynne x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card this morning but it is just a little too busy for me. However it is a pretty lacy card!
Love Lesley S x

Olga said...

So lacy!! Very cute card Sue! Olga Ko xx

Paula said...

Such a pretty card Sue! My favourite colours too. :) Think I need to go shopping again now.... !
Paula x

Lesley Cann said...

A lovely card but just a bit too busy for me. Ido like the colours you have used.

Saba said...

Good morning Sue,
Beautiful focal element and a lovely lacy background to set it off. I have the linen EB and use it all the time, it is a perfect design to give a little extra interest without detracting from the main theme of a card. Perfect for those tricky man cards too. I love the periwinkle and milk and look forward to seeing the new colours of foundations card, wisteria sounds gorgeous.

Sandra thank you it is good to be home amongst my craft things, just need to get the holiday stuff and washing sorted and then I can have a play.
Cheryl I hope you make lots for Pete's charity selling your candle cups.
Maureen, you are in my thoughts.
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

weefortune said...

GM Sue, Another Lovely Card Elaine xx

SerenePolly said...

Good morning Sue. What a glorious card - it looks as if the sentiment is sitting in a bed of tiered lace - really effective.

Take care.

Christine (Serene Polly)


Susan White said...

What a lovely wedding card this would make - tiers of lace! Susan x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card. Layers of lace, very intricate and delicate looking.

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and all
Lovely colours and lovely lacy card. I got a delivery of some more dies today and can't wait to play, luckily some configurations so will get my favourite blue and white card out and have a go at todays card
Have a good week
Muriel x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty, lacy card, love the linen look EF. Have made three cards using your new Christmas dies

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all.

I think this is a great way of showing how the configurations dies can be used. The Sintra die and Periwinkle colour set it off. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I like the linen embossed background here although this card is beautiful it is a bit 'busy' for my taste. Hope everyone has a good day.
Beverley W

C A W said...

I love the detail, gorgeous dies, and that wee sentiment with sprinkles.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a lovely lacy card and the Configurations dies are so pretty. It is amazing how they can be manipulated to make so many different shapes. I'm with some of the other ladies, though, in that the sentiment seems a little lost.

Lynne M & Beth - paws crossed here that Cully and Lauren are both doing ok.

ursula said...

Such a lovely lacy card today with just a hint of blue, it is beautiful....luv Ursula xx

Zena McCalmont said...

Hi Sue, must have taken hours, but we know the secrets now! I really like the cream with the milk card. Keep up the good work.
Zena x

Annie Pennington said...

Such a lot of work has gone into making this card. I love the centre piece, it's like looking through a tunnel, stunning:) xx Annie P

fame01 said...

Hello Sue
What a intricate card I love it looks so much like lace
Thanks for sharing
Hugs Sarah xxxxx

Meg said...

Love all the elements of your card today Sue. Lots of lovely lace effect and you used my favourite periwinkle blue.

Cheryl good luck selling your candy.

Love and hugs to Lauren and Cully.

Love and hugs to everyone.


Rainey's Craft Room said...

So much texture I love this one.

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue,
Love the colours you have used but sorry, just a bit too busy for me
Love Jan x x

Robin said...

This is so beautiful! I love the dies you used. Hugs, Robin

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What an amazingly textured looking card. I would love to see it up close.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

IVY Cheong said...

Lovely lovely card.. Everything works well together . Love, Ivy xx

magpie said...

Hellooooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Stunning card Sue and I love how, whatever corner die you have, makes a beautiful centre piece. Love the Serento die and the lovely periwinkle against the milk card. "Thank you Sue" for all the inspiration you give us xx Sending love and hugs to you Sue, your mom and family xx Sending all our Wilsonettes who are in need xx Take care everyone xx Love Karen xx

barbara macaskill said...

LOVE the periwinkle!! SO pretty and the card is spectacularly stunning!!!! Hope you all had a good weekend and are ready for a beautiful week!

julie laz said...

Hi sue, beautiful card, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

KVencel said...

Good morning, Sue!
I love how you use your dies in so many different ways. Makes them very versatile!

Maria Alder said...

Afternoon Sue and everyone !
Lovely card and love how you have used
the dies to make them into frames.
The message is for yourself for everything
you do for us. You are an amazing lady!

Sending cuddles to all poorly pets, hope they
get better soon.
Sending hugs to all who need one if you are in pain,
hosp. treatments or feeling blue,hope you feeling better
soon too.
Hugs to you Sue and to all Wilsonette's and friends,
missing some of you so hope you coming back soon!

Maria x

Jean said...

Just gorgeous!

Diane said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today, love the dies you have used and the gorgeous periwinkle card. It really is pretty.thank you for sharing.
Oh jet lag is lovely, nearly put the clothes in the dishwasher this morning instead of the washing machine! Not a good start to the day!
Love Diane G xxx

Val W. said...

Hi Sue, today's card reminds me of a lace wedding dress I made years ago, for my friend's daughter,so pretty!! x

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue,life's got in the way!!!
lovely card!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

gailgale said...

I love this card!!!!! What beautiful lace. I reminds me of my Grandmother!!!!!

Kathy Baker said...

Hi Sue, Such a beautiful card, I have your Sintra die and it really is a lovely die
Kathy x

Deb Curtis said...

Hi Sue and fabulous Wilsonettes
hope you've all had a great weekend. I've had a really busy time and had to go back to work today for a rest!
I love this card, it's so lacy and feminine. I love the way you've used the config die to make frames and I think the detail looks lovely in the white tones, creates great texture, beautiful.
Congratulations to all the comment winners from last week, you lucky people. Lynda I saw your name on the list, woohoo! Thank you for your kind comments about my cards on pinterest. I'm just getting started so didn't know you could comment, I'll have to have another look.
Heather T, hope your son ejoyed his birthday surprises.
Carol B hope you got your wasp nest sorted, don't mind bees but wasps are nastly little blighters.
Zena I hope you're feeling better soon, sending hugs.
Lynne M & Beth, I hope Cully and Lauren are both doing well.
Cheryl, I hope you have great success with your candles and raise lots and lots for your charity.
Have a fab evening everyone, love and blessings - Deb C xx

terrie said...

So much texture from using the die...your card turned out really nice
Well done Sue

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
A fab card with a cleverly made background.

Maggie C said...

Hello Sue. Oh my goodness what an intricate card. Bit fancy for me, more of a clean and simple sort of girl! But I can see what imagination you have with your dies and am fullof admiration. xx Maggie (better without a bow)

Mary Lynn Cox said...

I love the configuration dies. I have them all. Very pretty, airy card. Hey just 1 more till 5400 in the blog candy game

Barbara said...

A lovely card with a very lacy feel about it.

Brooke Bont said...

love all the embossing.

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue
Lovely card as it always is. Not my cup of tea tho sorry. :-(
Xmas cards lol no not this week. My dies are singing to me through the packet tho can't wait to get stuck in xx

Hellma said...

What a glorious card

carole bennett said...

Hi Sue,
Love the lacy detail, not sure about the recessed sentiment ,seems a little lost, but still a lovely card.
Yes Deb got the wasp nest sorted had to wait for the Queen to get in the nest and then spray her luckily it was a quite new nest so it was soon dealt with.( yes they are little blighters!)
Still can't find your cards on Pinterest
CaroleB xx

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Berina RGA said...

Wow!! I'm totally loving this!! Very pretty die cuts forming a very beautiful background!! Awesome

liz spooner said...

Beautiful card Sue, these colours seem to be very popular at the moment.xx

Molly said...

Hello sue an everyone, your card is very pretty looks all lacy. Sorry I can't comment with my proper email but I can't sign in so nan as just shown me how I can write like this. Thank you Molly oxoxox

Theresa Pace said...

ornate and lacey. hugs xx

Julie Elli said...

Oh Sue, just stunning again. The lace edger looks like a heavily embossed background.
Thanks for sharing.
Big hug
Julie E

Laura O said...

lovely card ,lots of layers ,Laura O

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Wow, such a beautiful pretty card & loving the configurations dies, so lacey & delicate & the linen Texture embossing folder is lovely to & gives so much 'Texture' to the background....

Stunning as usual

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

pinky said...

Wowser this one has so many beautiful cuts on it, I love it Sue.

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good evening Sue and the fabulous Wilsonettes,

I'm afraid that I too have mixed feelings about this design Sue- whilst I love the lace effect and layering , the recessed sentiment appears lost to me....just personal preference I guess, sorry! Whoa, that was difficult, I have never offered constructive criticism before because you can do no wrong in my eyes so this goes against the grain for me.
Anyway, I have been engrossed in Wimbledon today, cheering on my favourites, Murray&Federer so little in the way of crafting done I'm afraid apart from a bit of playing with my Spectrum Noir pencils-I've always loved colouring since I was a little girl, it can be so relaxing and I think the images would look nice with my Noble dies.
Beth, I've been wondering how Lauren's tests went-I do hope that all is well. Big purrs and loves from Brodie, he likes doggies, but Darcey was more ambivalent I'm afraid :-)xxxxx
Love to all our other feathered or furry babies too, and anyone experiencing pain, worry or sadnessxxxxx

Love and crafty hugs,


Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
A very beautiful delicate card love the detail.
crafty hugs
Helen Terry

Dawn Holben said...

I do like it but it is a little too fussy for me.
I think it is the centre die that I find over complicates it a little.
But that is just me.

Vie Carter said...

Lovely card but a little too busy for me, but love the colours


Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

Beautiful card, love the dies, and the blue centre band........lovely.

Love n hugs Dorothy Macdonald

Brenda Lello said...

Oh Sue ' Thank you so much' this is such a beautiful card .
Love and hugs, Brenda xxx

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Really pretty.

Shirley T.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Sorry just a quick comment tonight. I love your beautiful card today.I love the Lacey effect you have created. I think it is very pretty. The Portuguese dies you have used look fantastic. I am just not to sure about the tiny recessed sentiment in the middle. Sorry just my personal preference. I love everything else though. Fab colour combo to. Thanks for sharing. Lots of love and hugs to you Sue from Tres x x x

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

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful Card Sue!

I love the effect of and embossed background using the dies.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Helen Bell said...

Very pretty card

Love Helen xxx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning lacey card.
Di B x

Anonymous said...

Sue, I just need to tell you again how absolutely gorgeous your cards are!! You are my very favorite person for inspiration. Your creativity amazes me!!! Thanks again so very much for sharing your talent with us all! Joleen

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue & friends
Sorry I'm a day late but think my comments went to cyba space
Your card is Gorgeous love the colous love the whole card.
Hug's Lynda Brock xx

SHARICA said...

Lovely Colours xx

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Stunning card sue x I love the effect of the lace edger die its so pretty x
Theresa w xxx