Saturday, 25 July 2015

Twice Die Cut Technique

Hello there my crafty friends!  Did you know that you can often change the shape of your dies by cutting them twice?  Today's video will show you how it's done with the Portuguese collection Lisbon die.

The winner of this week's Wednesday Card Giveaway is:

Myra From Florida!!!

Congratulations!  Please email me at to confirm your address and claim your card!

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Pam said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the colours.
Congratulations Myra, lucky lady.
Happy weekend to all.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning
Looks like a very special card. I must try and catch the video later.


Julie Elli said...

Morning all. What a beauty. My first thought was " oh my".
The colour and cut out detail is classy and classic. Thanks Sue
Big hug
Julie E

Olga said...

Very sweet card! Lovely dies!

Jan.moogie said...

Simply stunning to look at and so so classy. You have done it again Sue, love it, will catch the video later. Hugs xx

Julie Elli said...

Ps congratulations to Myra. X

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Congratulations to Myra. And thank you Sue for another fab card.
Luv Rach :)

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card will watch video later. Well done Myra. Love this card its so elegent and classy looking. Colour also a hit.


Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Your imagination knows no bounds, you amaze me with all your little tricks.
Thank you so much. It is a lovely card and great video. Thank you. take care Kitty.
Congratulations to Myra.

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
What a beautiful card ! How do you come up with all of these cut and recut ideas Sue, I will have to watch the video again to even follow it ! Love the colours and the bit of bling on the bottom too
Congratulations Myra on winning the fabulous black and white masterpiece from Wednesday. Enjoy !
Beautiful winters day here on the mid north coast, temp about 20 deg C and clear blue skies. It has been lovely. More of it to come I hope
Have a good weekend,
Muriel x

hollyberry said...

Such a beautiful and elegant card today. Love the colours.

June said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, what a gorgeous card, will check out the video when hubby gets up. Congrats to Myra from Florida.

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

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Great card and video. Will be having a play later today with some of your very lovely dies. Happy Saturday all.

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card and a wonderful video.
Congratulations to Myra on her Wednesday win. Sue XXX

Anonymous said...

Like the double cutting, Sue, must see what I can come up with. Lovely card, thanks yet again for the extra video. Nice to have a Saturday treat!
Well done to Myra in Florida on the card win.

'P' in Wales

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
THis is a great way to get more from your dies.
I'm off to get my Diamond snow glitter!
Well done to Myra! Enjoy your card.
Good video Sue.
Have a good weekend everyone!
Anne M xx

Crafty Cruiser said...

A really beautiful card, with a great idea on double cutting!
Doreen R

ecco of sheffield said...

Morning Sue
Today's gift looks so so beautiful and so so elegant. Who wouldn't want to receive such a gift as this?
Unfortunately once again my laptop is playing up and not letting me access your video but I really do love your format for today and your colour palette is wonderful.

Congratulations to Myra from Florida - you are one very lucky lady.

Big house cleaning job is called for today as we have a dull grey morning so hopefully I can get all done before Mr Sun decides to visit and bring the heat with him.

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

Sam Smithard said...

To My Very Dear Friend Sue,
What A Truly Beautiful Classy Rich Looking
Card I've Watched The Video Twice And Once
I've Finished My Comments I'll Place The Technique
In My Note Collection Of All The Different Changes You
Bring To Us, I Love It When You Share All Your Great
Ideas With Us Showing Us How To Completely Change
The Look Of Our Dies, And You Have Definitely Done It
With Today's Outstanding Card I Love The Fabulous Colour
Palette The Coconut White And The Vintage Silver By The
Way I Probably Mentioned When You Were On T.V. I Noticed
Your New Card Collection The Colour Palette Is Amazing!
I Love The Embossing Folder Used Today "The Swirling Hearts" And The
Tremendous Dies Used Dies From "The Portuguese Collection" And
"The Gemini The Pavo" It Was Great To See How You Cut The Lisbon
Die Then Cut It In A Different Way Changing The Whole Look! I Really
Love To See Cards Where You Cut Into The Centre And You're
Looking Into The Sentiment Sue Thank You For Sharing Your
Remarkable Video And The Great Explanation On How You Achieved
Your Card, Thanks For The Tips And Techniques.
Take Great Care My Very Dear Friend Sue
Warmest Wishes To Your Mom And Colin
Love And Hugs To Yourself
From Sam xxx
Congratulations To Myra (Florida) For Winning The Beautiful Wednesday Card Gift Enjoy!
Hugs To All Wilsonettes
A Huge Hug For Lancashire Steph Take Care x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card, great technique

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue and all. Beautiful card Sue, will be watching video later. Congratulations Myra. JJxx

Caroljsmith said...

Hi sue love today's technique really must have a go at this I need to study the video . Loved your shows Carnt wait for more to come our way.

TDQ Karen said...

Very pretty card, love the colours. congratulations to Myra xx

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Very elegant card the double cut is a good idea must try it out.
Thank you
Karen M

Yvonne G said...
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Yvonne G said...

Morning Sue
Absolutely gorgeous card. Once again a perfect example of your pure genius. Will be watching this video along with a few others I need to catch up on later. Got a few cards to make over the next few days so I think that some Sue inspired cards will be the order of the day. Thank you again and again and again for sharing your unbelievable talent.
Congratulations Myra on winning Wednesday's beauty. Although I really thought it was going to be me!! Enjoy the Sue Masterpiece x

I am very relieved to say that after a day with a house full of more fishing gear than you can imagine, filling every spare bit of floor space Jake finally left me in peace and quiet at 9pm last night. Life as we know it in our house comes to a complete halt when Jake goes fishing because obviously his fishing trip is the most important thing in the world. Even Dillon, Jake's dog seemed pleased to see the back of him as he had been unable to find anywhere to lie down for most of the day!! A week of a tidy (ish) house until my little soldier returns.

George (my 17 year old) and I are going to have a chill out this evening in front of the tv. The film Pitch Perfect is on at 9pm and I haven't seen it. Good times!

Janet - How was your cake yesterday? Think cake may be in order this evening. Accompanied by a little chocolate and crisps and popcorn - needs must. Good luck with the cleaning. That's what I should be doing x

Beth B - Like your thinking. The Bribery and Corruption Appreciation Society. The BCAS for short. Should you and I be the founder members? If we make it to Ally Pally perhaps we could set the wheels in motion? Obviously I need a little fine tuning as it didn't work did it?! x

Lorraine - I do hope that your credit card is not terminal and recovers fully in time for it's next marathon. Can I just say that my underhanded tactics are patent pending and there is copyright to consider x

Magpie - what can I say? It wasn't me x

June - good luck with all the packing. When do you move? x

Molly - big hugs for you and yours x

Theresa - fingers crossed you are back in the land of the crafting very soon x

Deb C - Let's hope I will be in good voice when it's your Birthday x

Maria - perhaps we could take over Ally Pally? x

Rained all day yesterday and looks like today may start off in the same way. Looking on the bright side it was a lot cooler last night so more comfortable.
Have a wonderful weekend everyone.
Crafty hugs

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card and the video you have given us today explains everything we need to know on how to change the shape of our die's. Thank's for all of your hint's and tip's on your great video's. Congratulation's to myra on winning your stunning card from wednesday.
Take care everyone and have a lovely day.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
I just LOVE your beautiful card.
"Your Special" sharing your wonderful talent with us.
Off to watch and learn.
Have great weekend
Patricia xxx

Anne O said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card! I hadn't understood what you'd meant about changing the shape of the die! But what a great idea! I will look at some of my dies differently!
Best wishes,
Anne O

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Well done to Myra
A lovely card thanks for the video, i will watch later.
Take Care
Elaine H X

Anne Crawford said...

Beautiful and Special card! Wonderful Video, explains double cutting so well, must have another look at my dies and see what I can do!
Congratulations to Myra from Florida , enjoy your WOW card!
At long last we are enjoying some fine weather, so can spend some time in the garden.
Hope everyone has a pleasant weekend!
Hugs to all xo

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, loving the colour.
Lorna D

carol quinn said...

Beautiful card thanks

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Oh how I love video days, you break everything down into achievable steps, I'm one of the people who would prefer watching how to do something than follow written instructions. What a beautiful card today so elegant and classy, and such a brilliant use of your dies, it gives us more versatility.
Congratulations Myra on winning Sue's card from Wednesday.
Hugs x
Heather T

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Your card looks lovely. At a workshop with John today so saving your video until a get home. SueL x

Anonymous said...

Dear Sue What a wonderful card and love the colours, I will watch the video later. Take Care Love Michelle S xxx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, absolutely gorgeous love love love it. Congratulations Myra if you still live in Florida Sue can deliver it when she gets there.
Nancyd xx

Jane said...

Good morning Sue, What a beautiful and elegant card ,have to watch the video later .Congrats to Myra,lucky you! Have a nice weekend.Take care Jane B.

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card-very classy + elegant. Could be used for so many occasions.

Congrats to the Wednesday winner.


Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue, lovely card today as always, will be watching your video later
Kathy x

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A very elegant looking card one that you would give to a very special person. Congratulations Myra you are a lucky lady. Yvonne xx

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card today Sue,thanks for the video tutorial.

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. Thank you for the video I will watch it later today. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

crossstitchmarg said...

Beautiful card Sue,
I love the colours and the dies.
Unfortunately I haven't got these dies yet I decided to get your Christmas dies first, seeing that I will have to start making them very soon.

Thanks again for the inspiration you give us all. I for one would be stuck on ideas without you and John with both your wonderful creations.

Have a lovely day & let's hope the rain stays away today

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Another beautiful card today sue x will watch the video later as have a huge pile of ironing to do yippee !!! Although it will mean watching you cut into your dies and I haven't finished my lines from the other day I just find it so difficult getting the scissors to such intricate beautiful pieces of what I can only describe as artwork x think there may be something wrong with me !
Congratulations myra x
Yvonne so sorry your tactics didn't work keep trying though xxx
Tob hope its not too long of a wait it must be very frustrating for you x
molly sending you a big hug x and don't worry sue will still be on here blogging daily I hope x just from the otherside of the world xxx
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card. I love the colour and your imaginative use of the dies! Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone. Congratulations to Myra.

gwen70 said...

Stunning card Sue

marg said...

Hello Sue
I hope all is well for you !
I love the card today, haven't watched Video yet but I am saving it till later!
My card has left the warehouse, and with Hermes, so not long now for those beautiful new colours to be chopped up by me! lol
Well done to Myra.. enjoy!
Take care
Love Marg

June Horrocks said...

It's a wowser today sue love it thank you for the vision thank you so much love always June horrocks xxxx

Marion said...

Hi Sue beautiful card ,love the colour and the die's used.
Marion H

auscrafts said...

thanks for the video tutorial will have to watch it later

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, well the sun is up and its a lot warmer than yesterday so keeping fingers crossed its going to be a nice day.
Stunning card and a brilliant use of the die, I will be popping over to watch your new video and giving your technique a try. Take care hugs Shirleyxxx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, great video and a really beautiful card. Really love the way you use the dies in so many different ways, you give us so many ideas on how to use our dies. Thank you. Don't yet have the Portuguese dies, but will hopefully, sometime soon
Have a safe journey and enjoy your holidays

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, love today's card!!!
Congrats to Myra!!!
Will watch video later as I'm off to work :(!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx
P.S my daughter and grandson came home
from the hospital yesterday :)

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love the card , will be watching the video later . love Jean Z xxx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
Love the card and the colours.
Evis M.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love today's post and yet again beautiful in both design and colour. The shows on C&C were brilliant and I can even get my uncrafty husband watching when you are on. Shame we won't see you our screens until September but hope you have a lovely holiday with the family.

Congrats to Myra for winning the card - you lucky lady.

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

Very clever! and just goes to show how versatile your dies are - I'm off to have a long hard look at all my Sue dies to see what new shapes I can come up with...

Congrats to Myra from Florida...


nannapat said...

Beautiful card Sue and such a pretty colour. The clever way that you use the dies is an inspiration to all of us - thank you. Loved your shows, I watched and recorded them so that I can see them again. Have a fabulous holiday with your family. Pat x

hazel young said...

Beautiful card and colours Sue xx hazel

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, such a beautiful card, will catch up on the video later. Well done Myra on winning the card giveaway. Bx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Lovely fresh colours and dies you have used. Thanks for the video. Congratulations to the very lucky winner.

doreenj said...

Wonderful card, thanks for the video!!!

Doreen x

hettygarlick said...

That's beautiful! I love the colours and what a good idea to change the shape of the die - must try it!!

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
You never cease to amaze with your idea's and inspiration, just love watching your video's show casing this, I can follow written instructions easily enough but, I really enjoy the video's! Thank you so much.
Congrats to Myra, you will be amazed when you see your card in the flesh.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Scottydog said...

Looking forward to watching video later as card is beautiful Sue. Lovely colours again. Thank you!

Chris Curry said...

Yet another way to use the dies Sue, and such a lovely card. Thank you.Xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, fantastic card, love all the dies andcoloursyou have used.
Thank you for all you do for us.
Will have to watch video later,off to scrapbooking crop today.
Congratulations Myra on winning Wenesdays card.

Take care everyone
Jess xx

Kate's Cards said...

A lovely card and such a delicate colour.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a really lovely card, elegant and definitely classy. Very clever cutting of the dies, I will have to try this with some others that I have (sadly not the Portuguese ).

Congratulations Myra in Florida on being the Wednesday Winner. You will love your card.
Bad luck Yvonne, it wasn't for lack of trying, was it lol


Paula said...

A lovely card Sue, and I'm so interested in seeing how it's done. :) Off for the regulation cuppa so I can sit and watch the video.
Paula x

SHARICA said...

Very Pretty xx

Beryl Treble said...

This is beautiful. Thanks for showing us how to make it on the video.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A beautiful classic Sue die, love it. Clever way to change the shape of the die too. Will be looking at my dies in a different way now. Thanks for a great video.

Sandie Braithwaite said...
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Sandie Braithwaite said...

Beautiful, elegant and stunning. Thanks, Sue, for another great card xx

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Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Fabulous card today. Love the dies. Congrats Myra. Have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, fabulous card, just love all the dies you have used. Love Jean xxx

patwyn said...

Beautiful card today, Sue. Will watch video later when it's a bit more quiet here - family in and out! Enjoyed your shows and learned quite a lot. Thank you so much.

Congrats to Myra. Enjoy!!

Pat xxx

Pearl said...

Watched the video first today and the technique you used is fantastic. Must try this out! As you say it gives a whole new dimension to the die sahpes.

The card is fabulous Sue and thank you for sharing it with us all today.

Craftihappiness and lots of love to everyone.

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Lovely card with lovely colours. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Heather.x

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue
Oh what a wonderful card I love the colours you have used, the die cuts are exquisite all adding up to yet another beautiful creation. I shall save the video for later.
Have a lovely weekend
Margaret corgi owner

Anne said...

A lovely card, Sue. Will watch the video later.

Anne (Northampton)

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card and great video, love the vintage silver and white colour scheme
Congratulations to Myra from Florida, enjoy
Lynda enjoy lots of cuddles now you have your grandson home

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Annie Pennington said...

Stunning card. You make it look so easy Sue. I'm going to try this technique later today. Glad to be able to do a little crafting again. x Annie P

SueJ said...

Hi Sue, I have enjoyed today's video and your card is gorgeous.

Congratulations Myra, enjoy your card.

Hope everyone can have a very crafty weekend.

Pam Elder said...

Your cards are all so lovely Sue. Today's card reminds me of Wedgwood designs such pretty blues and white ,very pretty!

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,

I am sending this sentiment back to you Sue - you are so special, Day after day do you bring us the most gorgeous cards we could ever imagine, and your tutorials are always so inspiring . YOU ARE SO SPECIAL. Thank you.

I love today's card, the colour and dies you have used all put together make this a stunning card.

Take care, Love Brenda xxx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Such a pretty card ... love the blue!
Rosemary xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A gorgeous card, beautiful colourway.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

I think this is such a lovely card. I love the dies you have used especially the Pavo, I can imagine the sparkle underneath looks great. I really appreciate when you show how to use dies in a different way. As you say this card would be appropriate for any occasion. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes.

Molly said...

Hello sue an everyone, this is a very pretty card it's cleaver how you cut them an make them look like another die. Thank you Theresa for telling me about Sue still going to do blogs I thought she was stopping for the thank you to everyone who as been sending kind words for my grandad. He ain't had his hair fall out yet dad said it will but not sure when he said nan is going to keep putting it in a plat so that when it starts to fall out she can cut the plat off to keep. I think it's sad because I have a new baby sister an she won't get to see how long his hair was. Even some of my friends didn believe me when I said it was longer than past his bum but I showed them a photo an they all said wow never seen a man with hair that long. Dad said if he gets better his hair will grow again but he don't think it will ever be past his bum again because it took since he was 20 to grow it an he is 50 now so it took 30 years. Thank you everyone one from Molly oxoxox

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
An exquisite card, it is absolutel gorgeous. Great nudge about getting us to change the shape of our dies, making them even more versatile. You are truly inspirational.
Hugs, Rose

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Congratulations to Myra on winning your card. Bet she treasures it. I know I would. Lovely card today.

Best wishes
Joan from Newcastle upon Tyne

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for another very Inspirational Video.Your use of your dies never ceases to amaze me, thank you for showing us what can be achieved with them. I do love this card very Elegant would make a beautiful Anniversary card
Take care
Hazel G XX

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies,
This is so elegant and sophisticated. I love it.
Congratulations to Myra (Florida).
Have as good a day as you can ladies,
love Maureen xxx

julie laz said...

Hi sue, wow wow love it, crafty hugs Julie laz xx

Crafteresa uk said...

wow Sue this card is amazing, I love the elegance of this card, it is simply stunning
thanks for the inspiration your video tutorials give me, I love the technique of cutting the die twice to make another shape, what an awesome way to get more out of the dies I already have its like being given new dies for free!
I am on a mission now to see what I can produce using this technique with my dies, thank you Sue, I'm gonna be a busy girl LOL
have a good weekend
Teresa x

Val W. said...

Hi Sue, I have just returned home, after a few days in Leicestershire, haveing missed my daily my daily dose of Sue's blog,boo hoo!!! Well what an exciting technique. Such a pretty card, time to get playing again. x

TOB said...

Beautiful card, have never thought of double cutting the dies, great idea.
Hugs Theresa xx

Diane said...

What a lovely elegant looking card! Your creations are absolutely stunning. Will be adding to my Christmas Wish List for more of your GORGEOUS dies!

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Fabulous card , lovely colours and great video. You are a very clever lady!
Myra congratulations on winning the card - you'll love it! Yvonne, keep trying one day it will pay off!
Love and hugs to all, Alison xxx

Suzzette Yandle said...

Lovely card with a new technique - atleast for me. Splendid video. Thank you. Wishing all a wonderful weekend.

barbara macaskill said...

Congratulations Myra! Enjoy your lovely card!!
Love the double cutting tip!! TFS!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Congratulations Myra! Lovely card Sue - I will definitely give this technique a go.

Meg said...

Pretty card Sue, not too fussy.

Congratulations to Myra.

Love and hugs

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

Greatly enjoyed the video as always, the card is exquisite, and I am going to try out your "changing the dies" technique.

Congratulations to Myra

Have a lovely weekend

Love n hugs Dorothy Macdonald

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
What an amazing card you've made for us today. I'll be watching the video later. Thanks for the inspiration. Congratulations to Myra (Florida) for winning this fabulous card.

magpie said...

Hellooooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Gorgeous card Sue. Very elegant and classy. Ideal for a big 0 birthday like you Debbie, anniversary or wedding card.....any occasion really. I love the two die cut technique although I will have to watch it a few times more in the hope it'll sink in! lol! Thank goodness for videos....I'm even worse with instructions! Hoping you are having a wonderful time with all your family Sue x sending love and hugs to you all xx Sending love and hugs to all our wonderful Wilsonettes who are in need xx Thank you" alimecca, Maria, Deb, Saba, Fluffycat, Theresa W, Elizabeth B for your birthday wishes xx Yvonne, love the banter about the giveaway card on a Wednesday.....mmmmm, shall we all plot! xx Deb, thinking of you and your sister in law who has lost her hair. Tell her it will soon grow back. in the gorgeous grey or silver grey. She won't be able to colour it for 6 months, but when she does tell her to buy "Naturetint". It hasn't got any chemicals in it and it colours a 100% of your hair. It's sold in Health shops at £10. ps, I know what you mean about trying to read everyone's messages but how wonderful is it to have all this wonderful feedback from people who actually think of and care about others here xx Molly, see if you can cut your granddads pony tail off now. My sister-in-law cut my hair short so it wasn't such a big shock..... Lynda, glad your grandson and his girlfriend are coming home. Thinking of you too Theresa xx Take care everyone xx Love Karen xx

IVY Cheong said...

Lovely card and great techniques. Thank you for sharing all your inspirations. Love, Ivy xx

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good Afternon Sue and fab Wilsonettes,

Whoa! Where has today gone? I haven't had a moment so far, so I will watch your superb demo later on Sue-the card itself is typically stunning, I love the Pavo die as a border, it's really effective. The Portugese dies are high on my wish list, only superseded by the Christmas Collection since it's high time I put some serious thought into a proper plan of action....I always leave it too the last minute though, I work better under a bit of pressure I think.
I've been doing a happy dance today, not only has my facial given me cheekbones again..a minor miracle in itself!, but I had the entire Canadian Collection delivered in super fast time. I can now set about making a surprise card for my Mums friend Marg, whose birthday cards went AWOL after my Mum put the wrong address on the envelope....we only lived next door to her for 15 yrs!!??!
Yvonne, so sorry for your loss...better luck next time, God loves a trier! The BCAS society is a stroke of genius, with a few tweeks here and there I am sure it could lead to success and eventual world domination! Enjoy your movie night and a nice tidy house while it lasts:-)
Molly, try not to worry about your Grandads hair, it will grow back eventually and I am sure he will be able to plait it again! My Dad has had cancer 3 times now and he is still going strong and he is a bit older than your Grandad. So don't worry, I am sure he will be just fine, he may even like short hair.:-)
Deb C, thanks for your kind words, I am chuffed that I can make someone chuckle because my family don't often find my contributions amusing:-)
Lynda, congrats on your little Grandsons homecoming, I hope all went well.
Have a lovely weekend everyone, and a safe flight home Sue if you are travelling yet.

Crafty love and kisses,


Sandy H said...

Lovely card.

Brooke b said...

Another beautiful card. JB xxxx

DeCor said...

This card reminds me of Elegant, expensive Wedgewood!

It is truly beautiful. what a wonderful technique. You continually amaze me as you come up cards like todays, time and time again.

Have a great weekend all.

Brooke Bont said...

would make a beautiful wedding card.

Eunice said...

Would make a wonderful anniversary card Sue. My sons anniversary is coming up and I think that I will use your ideas, thanks!

Karen Drew said...

Gorgeous. Love the colour. going to catch up with all the videos tomorrow when OH goes off to play golf
Karen xx

carole bennett said...

Hi Sue
What such great ideas you have! Looks so different when it's been double cut. Must try
CaroleB xxx

Gail said...

Beautiful card and fab techniques for us all to use - thanks again xx GailT xx

Susan White said...

Really useful technique Sue - will try to watch your recordings tomorrow now - where does the time go to? Well done to Myra - such a beautiful card to win! Susan x

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue,
Another beautiful card with such subtle colours. Can't wait to see the video, haven't had a chance yet as my sister took me out for the day to the wonderful Lost Gardens of Heligan and we've not long got back. A very tiring day, started out cool but got very hot. It nearly killed me getting back up to the car park as some areas are very steep and my spinal stenosis REALLY complained lol. It was well worth it though and I enjoyed the time we were I need to relax, for about one hundred years hehehe. Off to watch the video now. x

CraftyJo said...

Very nice, will enjoy watching the video I'm sure.

ursula said...

Brilliant, love this technique....thank you Sue it ended up a beautiful card as usual....luv Ursula xx

Rosemarie said...

Hi Sue. Rather late today, but love this card. Reminds me of Wedgewood. Hope everyone has a peaceful weekend.

Love Rosemarie xx

Diane said...

Hi Sue
Gosh I'm later today sorry, been celebrating my Uncles 90th birthday with all the family in a marquee in my cousins garden. We were so lucky with the weather after torrential rain yesterday and forcast again for tomorrow we had lovely sunshine. Uncle had a wonderful time and was already planning his 100th as we left! Sue your card today is beautiful and I love the way you have changed the die cuts, it makes far more sense when you see it on video than reading it ( or it does to me!). Thank you for sharing this beautiful card with us.
Love Diane V xxx
Yvonne better luck next time! Hope you have uncrossed everything otherwise you will be walking funny! Xxx Molly grandma will have a lovely keep sack of your grandads gait and who knows it might grow back short and curly. I'm sure you will have some lovely tales to tell your little sister about your grandad, he sounds a special man xxx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
Clever use of dies again and a stunning card.

Jean said...

So beautiful!

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi Sue this sentiment comes back to you for many reasons.
You have given us yet another stunning card and really informative video - Thank you.

Welcome home Theresa so glad you feel upto commenting again, better days will come - honest xx
To Alison - You wont find much Mickey shopping and our shops will feel soooo small in comparrison lol as will other things !
Florida Myra- So pleased for you well done.
Tina - In my thoughts
Sam - So are you chick.

To a Special Lady- Hugs by the basket full.
Lancashire Steph xx

Lesley Cann said...

Beautiful card and another excellent video? I am always so amazed at the different ways you use your dies. Wish I had the same imagination and creativity.

Theresa Pace said...

love the idea that you can emboss card that has been glittered. also clever die cutting, hugs xx

liz spooner said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue, so love all the techniques you share with us.xx

karenlotty said...

Congrats to Myra
Gorgeous card After charging my iPod I will watch the video

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful Card Sue!

Hope you're having a lovely weekend.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
Brilliant video, was a bit worried about you getting glitter in your EF though. Great idea double cutting the die, I don't think you realise just how clever you are, you have certainly given me some lightbulb moments. Love the card to bits. Thank you.

Myra (Florida) many congratulations, we are not at all jealous LoL
Yvonne, had I won the card I would have considered giving it to,you, well for about a nano second anyway!
Love and hugs
Saba xxx

Laura O said...

fab card ,Laura O

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melody said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card as always and the video is great, I love the way you make a die look so different with a little cut here an there. Take Care Melody xxxXxxx

Dawn Holben said...

A beautiful card again today and I loved the video, it always amzes me how you come up with the ideas
especially cutting the dies about to change the look of them.
Thank you for helping us to get the most out of them.
Recieved my card today from create and craft cup of chance and it is so beautiful and is taking pride of place for every one to see.

Deborah Artliff said...

Hi Sue what a beautiful card I love what you have done with the dies they are wonderful and the colours are gorgeous and I love the design xxx
Debs A

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
I'm very late again but just like to pop in even for a minute!
Today's card is beautiful. Thank you!
Congratulations to Myra in Florida from Myra in the UK! Enjoy your lovely card.
Sending love to all friends on the blog!
Night Night , God Bless,
Love Myra xxx

Lynda's craft's said...

Good evening Sue & friends
Wow gorgeous card Sue love the colours & die's you have used I really love this card thank you.
sorry haven't watched video yet I have been out all day & out for a meal tonight with friends.
Love Lynda Brock xx

TOB Theresa so good to see you comment today hope your well on the way to recovery. Love & Hug's

he is in my thoughts & prayer's love Lynda xx

Myra congratulations on winng wednesdays.card

Big Hug's for all my friends love Lynda xx


Mary Lynn Cox said...

A very pretty card with an interesting new technique. I can't waitvto try it.

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card!! Love this technique.. Very elegant !!

Debra Kenworthy said...

Beautiful card! Must go watch the video!! Debra x

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
beautiful and stunning card today.
Love your fab design, and that silver card is wonderful.
Thank you so much for the tutorial.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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Vie Carter said...

Lovely card and beautiful colours


Vie Carter said...

Lovely card and beautiful colours


America said...

Hi Sue. Wonderful Tutorial, thank you for the inspiration. LOVE cutting dies multiple times to see new shapes and ways to use! Thanks for the great reminder. Gorgeous color and use of dies here! Striking card! LOVE! :)

Elizabeth Beal said...

Hi Sue & Wilsonettes

What a fantastic video Sue, thank informative with some brilliant ideas...firstly the technique for using the Gemini cutting edge, makes it a whole lot neater & easier to do this after the layers are placed together...secondly the idea of using different dies inside of each other & cutting in the opposite ways is such a superb & brilliant is so obvious Sue that you have a wonderful creative imagination & we can also see just how much you thoroughly enjoy your card making...

As always I, along with all your devoted fans, can never thank you enough for the excellent tuitions you gracefully share with us...

Take care to you, your family & to all lovely Wilsonettes...Love'n' (((((HUGS))))) Beth B x x x