Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway


Hello there my crafty friends!  Time for another card giveaway .  Today's offering has been done in blush, white and black card.  I started with the background and cut a piece of blush card.  Next I cut four of the Portuguese borders in black card.  I glued them to the edge of the blush card and mitred the corners with my scissors, which created a pretty scalloped point in each corner.  Next I cut a smaller piece of blush card and added four of the Petite Arched Adornment dies cut in black.  I glued them into each of the corners, overlapping them on the sides.  I matted the piece with a thin white mat and attached it in a diamond orientation to the card.  For the focal element, I cut the inside of the Classic Adorned Design Noble die out of coconut white card.  I backed it with blush card, glued them together and used the smaller cutting die to cut the centre out of it.  Next I cut it in half and put the two halves together and trimmed it down further.  I reassembled the halves to create a sort of round shape for the centre of my card.  I stamped my sentiment and added the rounded frame over it with mounting foam.  I cut several of the small Peony dies and arranged them so they covered the cut lines in my frame.  I finished the card with some flatback pearls as embellishments and my usual pierced mat layers.  The finished dimensions are 8" x 8" in size.  Leave me a comment to be included in the drawing to win this one.  The winner will be announced on Saturday's blog post.  All for now, Sue x






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Pam said...

Another stunning card. This is beautiful.
Love the idea of your girls meetings Tykies Girl, sounds great.
Happy day everyone

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card.
Nancyd xx

auscrafts said...

Very pretty card ,

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Another of your beautiful cards.
Love the use of the Dies.
Have a good day
Patricia xxx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Tres jolie! Love it as always.

Helen Jones said...

Hi Sue lovely card

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card. Love the way you have used the border die to create yiur background and the configuration die's are so versatile. Your little flower's are alway's gorgeous as is the colour's. Another one for my box of stash.
Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card,lovely colours and such pretty flowers.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card, Sue, nice use of the corners, made even prettier with the cute flowers.
Rebecca, Colorado, (and other new commenters) welcome - always like animal stories!

'P' in Wales

Helen Bell said...

Good morning Sue

This is soooo pretty. Love it. The flowers adorn it perfectly.

Love Helen x

anne mather said...

Morning Sue
This is sucha nice card. Some people shy away from black but I like it mixed with subtle colours. Really pretty.
Anne M xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you so much, this card has a very romantic look about it .
It is lovely. Take care it is blowing a gale here.

Rose in Chester said...

Morning Sue,
lovely card - what a lucky recipient!
Hugs, Rose

Linda28 said...

Stunning card, lovely colour arrangement and love how you have tweaked the die. Linda

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
I'm not a fan of the blush but teamed with the black, this card looks very elegant and classy.
Have a great day.
Ang x

June said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, I know slots of people think that black is a sombre colour but when it is layered and mixed with a brighter colour it really is amazing as this card is. You can never go wrong with a Sue Wilson die.

Good luck to the lucky winner.

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

Desiree P said...

Another gorgeous card Sue. Looking forward to seeing you on Hochanda.x

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning sue what a beautiful card I love the colours and your design.
I will be having a go at this card.
Have a lovely day.

Debs A xxx

Patricia Youdell said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card - the noble dies are great
Pat x

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi
Another beautiful card today unusual colour combination it works really well.
Thanks Jan

Maria Illsley said...

A lovely card Sue the colours compliment each other and a great use of the dies xxx

crossstitchmarg said...

Good Morning Sue,
Another beautiful card.
It's a bit dismal outside today, I think I am in for a nice crafting day, that is if I can get my Grand calibur fixed, the handle broke yesterday. I'm a bit miffed asi don't use it very often, and as soon as I get the junior plates which was a fantastic idea of yours as they work great. Wham 2nd day of using them my handle broke. Unfortunately I've had it too long for the guarantee to be used, but I usually use the big shot only use the calibur for larger dies usually. So I'm not amused, my husband has glued it, looks like I will have to invest in the new teal one it's supposed to be stronger.
Never mind it's back to the big shot for cutting and embossing and maybe a bit of stamping ,actually I've not used the cosmic colour cloud inks I have yet so might have a dabble with them today.
Hope the weather doesn't spoil your day today I'm much looking forward to the new channel tomorrow and watching John, I his stamps are fantastic and his demos are great. You've got a gem of a designer there.

Maggie from a dark wet dismal Solihull

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the dies you are so talented thank you for all your help you are giving me on this great blog if I have a blank card and do not know what to do I only have to look on here and I get my inspiration back a big thank you tracyw x

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, love this colour combo!!!
Another beauty!!!
Hope the weather is better where you are!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

Heather Rogers said...

Hi Sue

As you know I'm not a fan of black on cards but it looks much nicer with the blush than the harsh white. It is never the less a beautifully created card my friend. And of course there will be some who absolutely adore it and you, I know, try to please everyone.

Have a great day I can't believe it's Wednesday again. Someone has stolen my week again!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
A beautiful gift on a beautiful sunny morning here in Marigny.
Your colour palatte for today reminds me very much of the colours used in the 1930s (or so my Mum used to tell me)lol.
The format is simple and quite achievable and so today's gift has gone into my 'must do' file and I've a feeling that it just might come out to play in the very near future.
As usual my SW spot is ready and waiting. Good luck to everyone who comments today.

Have one bday card to make today and then I've got to start sorting my craft goodies in readiness to return to the UK at the beginning of next week.

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

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, love this card, it looks so lacey and pretty. Love Jean xxx

Love2papercraft said...

Oh such a pretty card and color combination! And I can see everything so much better on my computer than I can on my IPhone lol. However, it hurts much less to have my iphone fall on my face if I fall asleep enjoying the blog than it does to have my laptop fall on my face! The blog is certainly not boring- I just tend to read it long after I'm supposed to be sleeping.
Every day I'm impressed at your creativity Sue! I love how you show us the versatility of your dies. Your talent is inspiring.
Your followers are also inspiring and kind. Once again, thank you for the warm welcome. I have this week off work, so I've been able to do some catching up on the blog (although maybe I'm supposed to be catching up on housework? - No, I'm on vacation - blog wins over cleaning!). It's only 11:30pm Colorado time and I'm already reading tomorrow's (well technically today's) post - hey that's accomplishing something right?

I hope everyone has a lovely day doing whatever it is you are doing - and know that someone in Colorado is sending you sunshine! We have plenty to share (I'm honestly not rubbing it in - we've had so many hot, hot 90+ degree days - a little rain to cool things off would be nice - so imagine I'm sending you each a little bottle of sunshine to pull out when you need it - and feel free to send me a bit of rain).
Rebecca in Colorado (since I'm writing this from my computer, I'm not sure what name it will come up as). Hey that's another bonus about computer vs IPhone, I can sure type quicker than I can text...but again, the size of the potential bump on my head makes me lean more towards the iphone in the future - oh well.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is a really stunning creation, love the use of the dies and the colours. Thank you for the inspiration. I am sure that everyone would love to win this card, so good luck everyone. Bx

Sheila Lampard said...

Hi Sue
This is a really striking card and very pretty.
Love the blush and black card.
Sheila x

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and all
since I got some blush card it has become a favourite, it looks lovely here with the black, white and those gorgeous configurations dies
lovely prize, good luck!
Muriel x

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

A Happercrafter6 said...

I understand what Love2papercraft means about being hit on the head only in my case it's the iPad!
Love the contrasting colours today - black always looks dramatic.
Jan
Northampton

Love2papercraft said...

Oh Maggie from a dark wet dismal Solihull - I started writing my comment before yours published and didn't see yours until afterward - I hope my sunshine comment didn't seem rude! I'm imagining sending you a really big bottle of sunshine now!
Rebecca in Colorado

Debra Kenworthy said...

Another beautiful lacy card! The colours go together wonderfully and the flowers are a lovely finishing touch. I'd love to win your card Sue so I've got my fingers crossed. Debra x

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card, I love how your dies are so adaptable. Yvonne xx

Tina Couper-Marland said...

Good Morning Sue

Gorgeous card today!!! I just love all the options one can take with your configuration dies.

Best wishes
Tiba from West Ozzie

Linda Mitchell said...

Good morning,
I love the colour combination of this card, in fact I bought a new top on Sat. in exactly the same colours, it's bush background with black and silver butterflies on it. Actually I have your butterfly die set, I might try and create a card using both, wish me luck with that one.
Thanks for the inspiration,
Linda

JennyH said...

Stunning card Sue, the black and blush offer such a beautiful contrast : )

Barbara Gosden said...

A lovely card, the black and blush colours work really well together..
B xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Stunning card, perfect colour combination!

Michele

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love the colours you have used. The dies are fantastic. This card would look lovely on any mantlepiece. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue. Not a fan of the colour combo, but love your design with the use of the different dies. So done in different colours it would have to be. Hazel x

hazel young said...

beautiful monochrome card sue xx hazel

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Another beautiful card. love Jean Z xxx

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

A very striking card, I love it.

Love
Roz.x

Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue, this is such a lovely card I love the colours together and the way you mix and match the dies also the way you cut them down to make them different again
Kathy xx

Jane Franklin said...

Love the card and colours you have put together. Brill. Jxxx

TDQ Karen said...

This is definitely a Sue card. I love the colours and the way you have used the dies to form those beautiful corners . So pretty

Anne said...

Using the blush card really softens the look of this beautiful card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Ginnie Rutter said...

Hi Sue
This a very beautiful and elegant card,.
Ginnie x

nattyboots said...

Loving the detail of these dies and the colors you have used a lovely Sue.
Elaine H X

Sue MacFall said...

Lovely as usual - love the subtle colours. Thank you.
Loce
Sue Mac

Sam Smithard said...

To My Very Special Friend Sue,
"Firstly I'd Like To Say I'm Sincerely Sorry I Didn't Comment Yesterday"
But It Wasn't A Good Day, I'm Sure You'll Understand And Know Why!!
Well I Watched Your Terrific Video From Yesterday Twice Which I Just Loved,
I Also Caught Up With A Couple Of New Videos On YouTube "Christmas Ones"
And They Were Just Great. It's Great As I Have A Link Every Time A New Video
Is Brought Out From Yourself/Creative Expression They E-mail Me So You Get
To See Them Straight Away.
Now Onto Today's Truly Remarkable Beautiful Card, I Love Fabulous Colour
Palette As I'm A Huge Fan Of The Blush Foundation Card Then Adding The
Brilliant Black Really Just Makes It "Pop" .
I Love The Portuguese Border Dies That You've Used, And How You've
Used Those Extremely Beautiful Petite Arched Adorment Die They Are So
Very Pretty I Cut Quite A Number In Different Colourways So I've Got Them To
Hand And They Cut Beautifully And Once Embossed Even Better.
Also Using More Favourites Of Mine "The Classic Adorned Design Noble
Die" "The Beautiful Peony Flowers" Which You've Cut The Small One's
Adding Small Black Pearls For The Centre.
Sue Thank You So Very Much For Sharing Your "Outstanding Magnificent
Card" With Us. I Truly Appreciate It As I'm Sure Others Do Also.
You Take Care My 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 Take Great Care x

Rosie said...

Good Morning Sue
Another gorgeous card today.....Rosie xxx

carol quinn said...

Beautiful offerings today sue.......I need this dies set!

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Another beautiful card, love the colours you have used. Clever use of your dies again, the way you mix and match them is so clever. Just wish I had a little bit of your imagination.
Lydia
X

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. A beautiful card that will be treasured by the lucky winner. Who would guess the corners were made usng the Portuguese border dies? : )
At least this lovely card gives us one bright and beautiful thing to look at today as the weather is grey and wet, so thank you Sue : ) Hugs to everyone. Take care xx

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue quite a striking card and the black pearl centres to the flowers makes quite a statement love from Jackie xx

Bente Sørflaten said...

A beautiful card with a lovely color combination :))

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue - this really is a beautiful card - you really do get the most out of your dies!
Janette x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. What a pretty card. It reminds me of a chocolate box that my Mother used to keep little bits and bobs in. I love this colour combo.

Love Rosemarie x x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. A very pretty card in such lovely colours.x

gwen70 said...

Stunning card Sue, love the colours

Julie Elli said...

Lovely colour combination Sue. Your dies are so beautiful. The little flowers are a real must have too.
Thanks for sharing
Big hug
Julie E

Tressa said...

Blush and black, what a beautiful combination, Art Deco? Gorgeous card. What more can I say!

Anne Crawford said...

Beautiful card! Lovely colour combination, my GrandCalibur is totally wrecked so will have to go back to using my Cuttlebug until I get a new teal GC.
Hugs to all xo

Kath said...

A fabulous card - I love all the detail and your colour combo is great.
Kath x

Nannieflash said...

Morning Sue, it always amazes me when you get these designs, is it when you are sleeping as you really are so very talented and you certainly use your dies to the limit. Stunning card. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Chris Curry said...

Such a pretty, pretty card Sue. It makes me smile. Thank you and good luck with the launch tomorrow. Xx

Anonymous said...

Great card Sue, nice colours. Like you Maggie my grand caliber handle has broken , this is the second time . Hubby managed to repair it first time , this time it will have to be a new handle. Been trying to get one but not had any luck. e- mailed spellbinders but had no reply . Have decided to buy new machine. Hope you have more luck. JJxx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card today. Love the colour combo. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Jane said...

Good morning Sue, A gorgeous card today and brilliant use of your dies! Take care Jane B.

foxyg said...

Stunning card. Very eye-catching.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a beautiful card for a very lucky winner to receive. Like the way you cut all your dies about and make them look so different. I love your blush card and the black looks so dramatic against it. Stunning. Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

karenlotty said...

Beautiful The blush and black look beautiful together I bought some of the blush card a few weeks ago and I'm still at the "stroking it" stage!

Susi in Cyprus said...

Another beautiful card, lovely colour scheme and creative way to use the dies. I've kind of lost my mojo just now, but when my energy returns, I'll have plenty of ideas to try out.

Beh, I hope your four legged friends have recovered and that your friend is okay after the loss of Chanel. They leave such a void in your life when they go that only animal lovers truly understand.

Have a nice day everyone,
Susi in Cyprus

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

What a clever use of the Portuguese border die - had to look really hard at the close-ups to see exactly how you'd mitred those corners...love the black,blush and white colour scheme too...

Izzy

IVY Cheong said...

Good morning Sue, another beautiful inspiration from you. Love the colours and dies used. Take care, Ivy xx

June Horrocks said...

The card is stunning sue I love it.
Thank you for sharing love always June horrocks xxxx

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
A really beautiful card, the blush looks great with the black die cuts. I love the way that you come up with so many ways to use the dies, that is true creativity.
Thanks so much for all the inspiration,
Heather Treble

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Love the way you have used those dies, another stunning card Sue.
Lorraine from Norwich

SueJ said...

Gorgeous card Sue, the blush, black and white look lovely together. The dies as usual are lovely.

Scottydog said...

A striking card today Sue. Love your use of the corner dies and also the tiny flowers. Will have a go at this today but with some of your other dies as I don't have any of these! Good luck everyone in the draw.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Simply stunning Sue, what more can I say?

Rosemary xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Well what a beautiful card we have today. We never think of cutting into our dies, even though you keep showing us that we can do it. The configuration dies are so versatile aren't they. This card would look fabulous on my wall. Fingers crossed.

Tracey Short said...

Morning Sue

What a beautiful card - another one with so much elegance.

Have a great day.

Best Wishes
Tracey, Hull
xx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
Another pretty card.
Regards,
Evis M.

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
this blush card with black and white is outstanding.
It´s not a card it´s an artwork which looks fantastic... so delicate.
There is no one who doesn´t want to win the wednesday card giveaway!
Rolf xxx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous card. I love the way you frame your sentiments with the dies. Thank you for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

hettygarlick said...

So pretty! I love the black with the blush and the tiny flowers are just lovely.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the strong colour contrast of the black and the blush. It shows off the lacy effect beautifully. I would love to win it!
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

patwyn said...

Another beautiful card, Sue. Love it!

Pat xxx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, I don't know how you keep coming up with such beautiful cards all the time, this is another, and great way to use the dies
Wendyx

Pauline A said...

Morning Sue, Gorgeous!! I will be trying this one out but with different dies as I only have one of these. Like many other Wilsonettes; I too have had problems with my GC handle and now the rollers are making a clanking sound so will be investing in an electric machine in the future when this one finally gives up the ghost. Shame, really because I love the Teal coloured one. Enough complaining for one day. Sue, your cards are so inspirational. Hugs xx Pauline A

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi Sue.
What a lovely comment left by CRAFT2LOVETOO (Rebecca from Colarado) ? A small bottle of your sun would be wonderful to keep in my 'crafting den' otherwise known as small box room in the UK or small 2nd ex bedroom) I had such a frustrating dropsie day yesterday due to my annoying, stupid deformed finger's thst its taken me 2 full days just to cut enough dies to decorate both sides of a large plain gift bag (the A4+) size from craft shops, and had my fingers had blood pumping through them instead of them being as blue as ink my day may have been less stressful and frustrating ! Had I had a bottle of Colerado sun to hold my fingers over it would have been a much nicer day instead of being close to tear's out of frustration lol !!!

I was suprised to read you had used the beautiful delicate blush card today as on my phone (which with each new day gets closer to the recycle bin) ! Another annoyance, it looks like the gorgeous taupe foundation card, either way I love black on cards and I think you have just enough to show the beauty of your dies, Taupe, black and white or blush would also look stunning..... Ping... These will be the next group of colour's I trial, cant wait to get more of the new coloured foundation card, my lovely friend treated me to a 'pick you up' and 'thank you' gift of the new Wisteria card plus a couple of suprise treat's and haven't yet opened the packet (Im also still at stroking point lol)
In fact Wisteria/Taupe/black sounds rather nice too.
Well Ive rambled enough as per so will wish you a lovely day whether is twirking or listening to the birds I heard again on yesterday's video enjoy your day Sue, and to Sam, Tina and Alison I send hugs (not getting any messages you send Im afraid) time foe a new phone ! Urgh.
So nice to see many new names popping up so please stay and enjoy.
Hugs.
Lancashire Steph (with verbal 'run's') xxx

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Hi Sue... lovely card looks like black lace ....very dramatic ..!
Luv Rach :)

Lynette Tan said...

Hi Sue, I was wondering which frame/tag die I should get that's versatile and can create different looks on my cards. Please advise, thanks!

Lynette Tan said...

Hi Sue, I was wondering which frame/tag die I should get that's versatile and can create different looks on my cards. Please advise, thanks!

Elizabeth Beal said...

Hi Sue & lovely Wilsonettes

WOW Sue, you have managed to knock me off the edge of my seat yet again with this stunning masterpiece & the colours simply match to perfection & of course the display of delicate flowers give it a completeness of perfection. I have the Portuguese background but not the border, now how did that happen & how utterly shameful of me, LOL, nothing for it this one is going to the top of my list. Thank you Sue for sharing such a spectacular card with us & I really do wish you all, my friends, the best of luck for the draw...a generous & worthy gift from our Sue indeed x x x

Well my friends it was raining hard as nails earlier much to Lauren’s disgust; bless her; she doesn’t usually mind the rain but this was heavy enough to sting the backside of a Rhinoceros, LOL, oops sorry Sue that just kinda slipped out (now who is it that’s having a bad influence on my sense of humour - I wonder, LOL).
How many of you believe in Karma & how sometimes as quick as lightening it can come right back at you? Last night Mr B announced out of the blue that “Men’s bodies are like well tuned Ferraris whilst Women’s bodies are like clapped out Minis”, wrong move Mr B because there were 3 females on the bed, LOL, & right at that moment Hannah & Lauren decided to both stretch out & using their back paws they pushed into his back & pushed him out of bed (gospel truth), he fell out onto their bed & had to stay for a little while as they then shuffled themselves into his spot & wouldn’t let him back into bed; well I was so creased up with laughter my stomach & sides were aching & tears streaming down my face, needless to say I laughed at Mr B’s announcement, the girls pushing him out & the triumphant looks on their faces was an absolute picture I shall hold in my memory for a long time to come x x x

When I thought he had suffered enough laying on the girls memory foam bed I called them to me & he jumped back in, I was still laughing in hysterics at that point so maybe I had hurt his pride a little; LOL. I sing Lauren & Hannah’s praises on behalf of all the females in this world...that’ll teach him, LOL.

Thank you my friends for sharing your wonderful stories on your pets cute bedtime antics, I so enjoyed reading them. Shame you aren’t able to cuddle the goldfish Theresa, have you even asked if THEY want a cuddles anyways, LOL; forget I said that I’ve probably been watching Disney’s Nemo & others too many times, LOL x x x

LYNDA my friend, the Bach’s Rescue Remedy can be bought from any pharmacy & although it is a natural flower remedy it might be better to check with your vet to make sure it wouldn’t affect any of Annie’s medication, there is another fantastic product but I wouldn’t recommend because they are coated in sugar. On that note I shall send (((HUGS))) & kisses to all of your cute pets & wish them all well. X x x
LORRAINE my friend I forgot to congratulate you on winning John’s card, how naughty of me, it is surely in the bag that with your influence you will one day complete your collection, LOL. X x x

CHERYL my friend I feel like a clot because I missed out the part the other day where I congratulated Maureen on her sales & deleted the part where I hoped that yours had also gone well x x x

YVONNE my friend your sense of humour is sorely missed, hope you are okay & coming back to us soon x x x

Must close for now Sue, to you & all our lovely Wilsonettes I send you love, (((HUGS))) & wishes for a good day. Beth B x x x

America said...

HI Sue! Gorgeous card with all its fabulous detailing. I love a cream and black combo and it looks so elegant here. Fabulous cuts and brilliant to cut in half for a new awesome fancy corner! LOVE your style. LOVE your dies! Thanks for the great inspiration!

Lea Brawn said...

What a lovely design Sue. A gorgeous card x

Beryl Treble said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. Love the colours.

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
MY THAT POPS WELL. FAB DIES. LOVE THAT HINT OF COLOUR, GREAT JOB
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Intricate and elegant in the blush pink, black & white colour way.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful and elegant once again. Getting 'boring' but in the right way having to use the same words, but every single offering falls into the category of 'stunning'. Thanks once more for the fabulous inspiration Sue.

Lesley Thomas said...

I really love how you can 'see' where to cut a card and make it a different shape! Great effects and lovely contrast colours.

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
I love your card today sue the blush and black look stunning together x I really hope you bring the peonies to ally pally I've saved enough pennies for them now , and maybe a few more if only I could come to a decision about which ones ! Every single day I look on your blog and you showcase your beautiful dies my decision gets harder x thankyou sue for sharing your wonderful creations with us x
To the ladies with the broken handles I contacted spellbinders and although it took a few days for a reply and mine had just lapsed on the warrenty they replaced it and had really good service x
Rebecca in colorado thankyou for the sunshine , it hasn't got here quite yet but will really appreciate it for the next few days please x my kids are off to Reading festival and every year have bought them wellies and they haven't needed them so didn't bother this time ! Spent all day yesterday frantically searching all the shops for welly boots in their sizes !
Beth your lovely furry friends really do like to put you through it don't they ? You poor thing x I hope they are feeling better today and you are aswell xxx my hubbys the one who talks to the fish ! I shall ask him to ask them as I don't speak the lingo x the only ones who get a cuddle are the top swimmers which like to jump out when he's cleaning the tank and we are scrambling around on the carpet to get them back in quick !
Molly sending you and grandad a big hug x
Wheely bad hope you have a better day with the council x
Steph it does sound really frustrating with your fingers sending you a hug x
Yvonne hope you are ok xxx
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Paula said...

Such a beautiful card Sue! Just up my street, but then most of your cards are! Whoever wins this card will be a very lucky person. :)
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, another great for us today.
Liking this colour combination, stunning.
You would never know that the corners came from the Portuguese
collection, thank you again for your inspiration.
Take care everyone, Jess xx

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Beautiful card today. Love the colours you have used. Thank you for sharing your wonderful creations. Hugs Heather.x

Val Jones said...

This is an amazing card Sue, I love the shape the corners make and the black and blush go perfectly together.
Love Val in Spain x

Zena McCalmont said...

Hi Sue
Really wet and grey here so you daily card is a ray of sunshine. This is a classic Sue Wilson card and I love it.
Zena xx

Anonymous said...

Another spectacular card today for us to enjoy xx it is one of the highlights of my day getting my tablet and checking the card . Thankyou for the inspiration sue . Loveyvonnebennettxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

A strikingly pretty card.
Doreen R

Pearl said...

Lovely card today Sue, thank you,

Pearl x

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous card again today it's so pretty thanks for sharing
Hugs x
Heather T

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Sue, Lovely card and the black just makes the whole design pop, as usual beautiful dies and design, hugs Kate x

Diane!s Favourite Place said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful card, I love the way you have set it out. I think it looks like a celtic design.

Diane

Vie Carter said...

Great card today Sue, te Blush card is my fav colour

Vie
x

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
My comment disappeared into cyber space yet again!
Briefly - I love the Blush card and I love how you have combined it with black and milk.
I love how you have used the dies and the finished card is gorgeous!
All the best for John for tomorrow - hope everything goes smoothly.
Love Myra xxx

Chris Kelly said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning card. The blush card is so pretty and looks just lovely with black. Thank you for sharing your creativity.
X Chris

magpie said...

Hellooooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! I love this gorgeous card Sue. The way you have used the borders to make corners, the lovely blush, milk and black look stunning together too. The gorgeous peonies with the black pearls in the middle....it's a wow card and good luck everyone in the Saturday drawing! "Thank you so much Sue". Love and hugs to you, your mom and family xx Love and hugs to all our Wilsonettes, here and away, who are in need of some xx take care everyone xx Love Karen xx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue

Even though you said it was the Portuguese Border Die in the background it still took me a little while to picture it, that is so clever ans such a different look. I love your colour combination and the Noble frame. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes.

Yvonne G said...

Afternoon Sue
Beautiful card.
Haven't been to good so going to try and play catch up. Body not up to speed and brain lagging behind so please be patient.
Take care everyone
Crafty hugs
Yvonne
x

utilitygirl said...

Another lovely card Sue - very pretty colour combination

Rach83 said...

What a beautiful card, Sue. How you've used the die cuts is really clever.

Rachel x

Cathie Weary said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Love the colours and the way you mitered the corners on the die. Very pretty effect. Have a wonderful day.

weefortune said...

Anothe Lovely Card Sue, Have a lovely day. x

Sandie Braithwaite said...

The word today is dramatic. Fab colour combination and I really like the dies used. Sue, today I received last week's Wednesday giveaway and it is sitting proudly on my mantelpiece as I write. It is beautiful, thank you so much. One question, how on earth did you know that it would match my room colour so perfectly? !! Lol xx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies.
Well Sue, this is no shy, retiring type of card. It fair hit you straight between the eyes and it's gorgeous!!!
Love to all on this sunny Newcastle day, - Beth I loved Hannah and Laurel's antics towards Mr B, give them a treat from me!!!
Maureen xxx

Susan Lesperance said...

Another gorgeous card. How do you keep coming up with new creations/

Sue L

lilian said...

Hi Sue, sorry to be late today, been one of those mornings.
This card is really "oo la la" ( not sure of spelling), absolutely fabulous.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card. Black seems to add such an elegant element to any card. Love the crispness. It's also nice to see an actual die cut of a die I have on my wish list...it's sometimes difficult to determine exactly how a die cut will look when just looking at the actual die. Just love your talent. Jan D., FL, USA

craftynanna jo said...

A lovely card Sue i love the colours they are so elegant and regal, hugs to all Johanna

Linda Norris said...

Stunning card, great use of the dies some more to add to my wish list. I really wish I could create such beautiful cards, I will keep practicing xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card, love the petite arched adornment it's such a useful die

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

craftynanna jo said...

JUST A QUICK COMMENT ABOUT BROKEN HANDLES FOR OUR GRAND CALIBRES, MINE BROKE AND I HAVE HAD MINE ABOUT 18 MONTHS AND I PHONED CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS ON 01536 481778 AND ORDERED TWO, THEY COST 5 POUND EACH WHICH INCLUDES POST AND PACKAGE AND THEY CAME TODAY AFTER ORDERING THEM 4 DAYS AGO. HUGS JOHANNA

Diane said...

what a lovely card for Birthday Wishes..
Diane

JoyceB said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely colour combination. Just love your cards and all your helpful tips

CraftyJo said...

Very dramatic and very pretty :)

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Lovely card and I am beginning to like very much the blush card, although I have only seen it photographed so far. SueL x

Suzzette Yandle said...

You are a wonder with your scissor snips. Amazing!

Susan White said...

Beautiful card - someone will be very lucky! Susan x

gailgale said...

I have got to get some of these corner dies!!!!!
This card is so Beautiful!!!!
I have several of your dies, Sue, but no corner ones
and you have been making such lovely cards with them.
Thank you for such beautiful creations that you bring us everyday!!!!

Lizzybea said...

Another fabulous card, how do you do it?
Liz xx

Eunice said...

This is a very elegant looking card. The corner dies are very impressive when used on a card. Thanks for the idea.

squirrel said...

Hi Sue, ilove this card the blush card really is gorgeous with the black.

Saba said...

Hello Sue
Love this card to bits. It took me a little while to work out the Portuguese border, you are just so clever, I'm going to try some mitring with some of your other borders and see what happens. Thank you for hey more inspiration and ideas.

Maggie, JJ and anyone else who has a broken GC handle, do contact spellbinders, they sent me one free of charge straight away despite my GC being out of guarantee. Creative expressions will also send one out for a few pounds, I ordered one from them before I contacted spellbinders, so now I have two LoL

Love and hugs for all
Saba xxxx

Dawn Holben said...

Beautiful elegant card, I love the black card alongside the blush, they compliment each other so well.
and the details of the dies ade so pretty.

Linda Graham said...

Lovely colour combination Sue, beautiful card,thank you Linda x

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Beautiful elegant card lovely

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

KT Fit Kitty said...

A beautiful and ornate card! Love the dies!

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a most attractive card (despite having so much black lol) and I love the way you have used the dies. I really like the blush card and found a good use for some last week - I was making a wedding card using the bride & kilted groom from Joanna Sheen and the card was absolutely perfect for the hands, heads & legs.

Beth - love your dogs, they soon showed Mr B who's boss!
Yvonne - hope you feel much better very soon.

Frances

Lesley Cann said...

Am not usually a fan of black but love this card, the black and blush look so good together.

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue and to all the Crafters online,

I am similar to Lesley, I don't do a lot of cards in black, but your combo looks stunning.

I must remember this card, and have a go with similar dies. I have just bought some of your black card too so what luck.

Love n hugs all from Dorothy Macdonald in Baldock.

Barbara W said...

Hello Sue

What a beautiful card today. I really love black and white, so adding blush makes it really lovely.

I am getting used to cutting into die cuts now as you seem to produce lovely effects. I love trying to do something different with the die cuts.

Look forward to more tomorrow!

Lol Barbara W

Jan from Long Island said...

Good afternoon! (Actually it's late morning in New York). Wow...I love this dramatic elegant card IT'S GORGEOUS!!! I'm officially addicted to this blog. Love all comments and of course, your talent takes my breathe away!

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is elegant again Sue
Gr Karin

Chaffinch said...

Lovely colour combination.

Jean said...

Elegant and beautiful!

Tykie's Girl said...

Outstanding, this one looks so delicate. I would love to win this one. Good choices of colors, style and imagination.

Jayne S said...

Very elegant card today. Great use of dies and lovely colour tones.

Barbara said...

Beautiful card, love the colours.

Val W. said...

Hi Sue, a very elegant lacy card in a beautiful colour combo.x

barbara macaskill said...

Love this elegant and timeless color palette!!! Simply gorgeous!!

NancyR said...

Beautiful combination of neutrals. I love the elegance of it and know it would work for all occasions.

Scrappin4MyBoys said...

Beautiful card as always! Love it!

Karen Drew said...

Beautiful card. Love the colour combination and how you have made those corners.
Luv
Karen xx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card ,reminds me of lace.

crossstitchmarg said...

Hi all,
Thanks for the responses regarding my broken handle on my grand calibur.
I have been to the spellbinders site and left a message complaining. I will let you know if I get a response.
Thanks
Maggie in Solihull and guess what the rain has stopped for now.
Was a bit down this morning with the weather and broken machine amongst other things.

Annie Pennington said...

Love this colour combination. It's great to see different ways to use the dies.
x Annie P

Barbara (C) said...

So glad my computer came back to life so I could see todays card. A lovely elegant card and I love the blush against the black. A style to be adapted for many occasions for sure!

Victoria Baxter said...

Beautiful card. Love the colours. Must cut into my dies and think outside the box more.

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
What a beautiful card you have given us today. Love the blush, it's such a soft colour, then combined with the black this card is real WOW
Take care, love Brenda XXX

liz spooner said...

Love the blush, it's such a pastel colour, then combined with the black this card packs a punch. Thanks for your inspiration Sue.xx

Joan Simpson said...

Hello Sue

Another lovely card. The colours are lovely.

Regards
Joan

Anonymous said...

Myra from Florida says: such a simple yet elegant design. I love the colors. It doesn't need a thing. I love it

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Monochrome with a hint of blush....FABULOUS!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

yorkshiresue said...

Yet another wonderful card. I just don't know how you keep the creative juices flowing all the time. I keep losing my mojo but I must admit it is your dies that start it flowing again xxx

craftydeb said...

Stunning Sue as ever, hope to see you at Ally Pally. x x

Carol Worwood said...

Hi Sue, love the colours of this card, another lovely creation. Carol xx

Roisin said...

This is absolutely beautiful Sue....very classy card

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and the fabulous Wilsonettes!

Boy am I late today! Had a rather hectic day-I popped by at breakfast to catch up your gorgeous giveaway and the comments posted but had to dash off to beautify myself for a trip to the nail technician. It takes longer than I care to admit to get ready nowadays, and it's not so much a slowing down due to ageing bones, rather, it takes longer for the extra thick layer of Polyfilla to dry before I can face my public:-)
Today's card is a splendid example of Sue at her best, a few sheets of paper and her wonderful dies and voila! A masterpiece is created.
I love the colour palette, so much so that I decided to get shiny black gel polish on my nails with the obligatory sprinkle of glitter thrown in.
In fact, this was very much part of my masterplan to co ordinate perfectly with this weeks card so.that you couldn't fail to disappoint me by choosing another recipient Sue...my craftroom just so happens to be black, cream and taupe also so it would stand out proudly in harmony with its surroundings! I'm just saying......
Dear Beth, you had me in stitches with your fantastic sense of humour and tales of Mr B's misfortune....he may choose his comments more wisely in the future:-) I would have left him to sulk on in the doggie bed a bit longer though! Let's see how his Ferrari engine performed trying to reclaim his spot from three irate minis:-)
Like you Beth, I have enjoyed hearing the tales of all our furry...and in Theresa's case, scaly, friends- they never fail to amuse us with their antics and bring such joy into our lives. I would be lost without my babies, they make me laugh every single day with their antics.
Hope Lauren and Hannah are feeling perkier Bethxxx
I have informed my Mum in advance that John will be showcasing Sues dies tomorrow just to pre prepare her for the fall out-she wasn't entirely sympathetic to my desperate need to add to my current collection but I will carefully lay the groundwork before taking custody of our credit card by 8pm....wish me luck!
Just wanted to say welcome to our newer Wilsonettes, it's lovely to hear your anecdotes, and I to , often fall asleep in the early hours trying to watch Sues wonderful demos, this blog is so addictive.
Yvonne, great to hear from you, your cheek has been greatly missed honey- hope you get your strength back soonxxxx

Love and crafty hugs,

Laine1972xxxx

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
what a wonderful card yet again.
Great designing, and wonderful choice of colours.
Good luck everyone.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Diane said...

Hi Sue
Such a beautiful card again today, love the blush and black combo, very elegant . Thank you for sharing
Love Diane G xxx

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
wow i love the blush and black combo and the dies you have used make the black card look like black lace detail, Just stunning. Thank you for sharing.
crafty hugs
Helen Terry
xxx

Theresa Pace said...

beautiful lacy feel to it. love it, hugs xx

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Stunning card Sue, lovely colour combo!
Hugs Julie x

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning, love black and white cards.
Di B. x

Laura O said...

lovely card ,Laura O

Tres said...

Hi Sue. This is a really beautiful card !! I love the contrast of the black against the blush and white card. What a great way to use your Portuguese border dies !! They look so different and so very pretty used in this way to create some new decorative corners. I also love the way that you have used the Petite arched die to. Again, I think you have created more very pretty corners. I think the topper part of your card made with your new Noble Dies is just gorgeous Sue !! I would never have thought of cutting down the Noble Dies to create the smaller die needed for the centre. I love the beautiful little flowers you have made to, that cover up the joins of the cut dies. This is such a beautiful card !! Thank you for sharing it today. I would also like to thank you so much Sue for all your hard work in bringing all these beautiful cards to us everyday. I cannot wait to see the new craft channel tomorrow and I am hoping to see John Lockwood on TV in the evening. I can't wait to see you on there to Sue. Let's hope that the presenters allow you plenty of demo time without constant interruptions. Sending you lots of love today Sue from Tres x x x

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

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,,

Love the card.

Shirley T.

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone
Gorgeous card Sue, love the colours used and the dies,
how you put it all together, very nice

Oh Beth, you got me laugh out loud with the good
girls of yours ! Your OH sure will be careful what
he is saying tonight.x
Rebecca, no good banging your face like that hihi
Have a nap and then come back. Thanks do for the
bottle of sunshine, very much appreciated x

The day has just gone so quick and it's late so I'm
send you all hugs, special ones to you and you who are
in pain. Hope tomorrow is a better day.
Maria x

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful dies used on today's card and love the colour combo too.

Sending lots of good luck for the new Hochanda channel tomorrow, not that CE need it you'll be FAB.

Big Hugs To all :-)

Tina XX

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful colours and those corner dies are stunning. All makes a stunning card
Take care
Hazel G XX

Theresa said...

Hi Sue and your crafty crew
Beautiful card as always Sue
Sorry for the late comment but have been visiting a friend who has just had emergency surgery
Any way I digress love the colours you have used and the design is stunning
Good luck with the give away draw. Me Please Sue. Lol
Hugs Theresa G xx

Darlene4527 said...

Very pretty...love the blush and black together and what you did with the dies is fabulous!

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