Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Winter Night Scene

Hello bloggers!  I've done a bit of inking to bring today's video card to life, but it is so easy, yet gives such a nice result!  I think you will enjoy it!










 The finished dimensions are
 6 1/2" x  9" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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199 comments:

Pam said...

Lovely card, so beautiful. A true Christmas card.
Have a good day everyone

hollyberry said...

Love this card. It is amazing. As Pam says a true Christmas card.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful Christmas card a really must try this Christmas.
Nancyd xx

Denise Bryant said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! Have to see the video to get some tips on how this was made!

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Gorgeous winter scene. ..!
Luv Rach :)

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x

Heather Rogers said...

Good morning Sue

Gorgeous card that blue just makes it. I love the snowy trees.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning christmas card great video to thank you tracyw

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you so much, a beautiful card, and great video.
Take care, Sue thank you, you have brought a bit of sunshine back with you lol. Take care Kitty

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Spectacular absolutely spectacular a true Christmas card. Yvonne xx

Julie Elli said...

Morning all.
What a beauty!
I love those trees!
Big hug
Julie E

TDQ Karen said...

What a lovely Christmas scene! Perfect x

auscrafts said...

Lovely peaceful scene

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely Christmas card Sue.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Sue. As Pam said a true Christmas card. The trees look beautiful, and the touch of colour brings it to life. JJxx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello sue and all
Fabulous Christmas card today, I have all the dies except the noble again, every time I think I will get some noble dies some more Christmas or other dies are released and they wait again, lol !! Will have to see what I can substitute and with a new die release this week who knows when the Nobles will finally make it to my stash.
Hope everyone is having a good week, glad to hear you are having some sunshine
Muriel x

June said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh I can't wait to see the video, but will have to wait until hubby gets up, but it looks really lovely from the card.

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

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Fab card especially loving those snowy trees.

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. I echo Pam's comments that this is a true Christmas card; love everything about it but especially the snowy trees. Sue XXX

Debra Kenworthy said...

This is so beautiful! Absolutely wonderful card design. I've just done a gift bag in a similar way but with green trees but yours is so much better. Debra x

A Happercrafter6 said...

Beautiful!
Jan
Northampton

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This card is a beautiful calm, serene and atmospheric picture of a frosty winters evening. Stunning. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning dear Sue.
I have to echo everyone else's comments, this is such a beautiful Christmas card, and the frosty trees bring such a lovely subtle twinkle, and the sleigh finishes it off beautifully, a card to bring an excited smile to any child's face at Christmas.
Hope you feel a little more refreshed today.
Hugs to you Sue and looking forward to tomorrow.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, wow this looks gorgeous!!!
Off to work will watch video later can't wait!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Morning sue what a beautiful card you have for us this morning. And I love the design of it.

Have a lovely day

Debs A xxxx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
What a pretty Christmas card.
I will watch the video later on today.
Regards,
Evis M.

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, this card is so beautiful. love Jean Z xx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. Another stunning card, the inking really sets the scene off a treat. I love the way the Cosmic Shimmer glue gives a raised effect to the winter trees. Looking forward to watching the video when I get in from work later. Thanks for the great inspiration.x

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
You have created a beautiful Winter scene, all frosty and magical.
Love it!
Have a great day.
Ang x

Jackie Trinder said...

Oh my Sue this is a stunning card I love the winter scene you have created. I will be watching the video later when I get back from work but I am only working the morning so it will be this afternoon with a nice cup of tea. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

hazel young said...

Stunning card Sue love it xx hazel

lilian said...

Hi Sue, this is really breathtaking,the snowy trees are beautiful , may have to get those tre dies!
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. I love it.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Anne said...

What a beautiful scene, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card, love the frosted trees.

Michele

karenlotty said...

This is beautiful Sue Will watch the video after work

Diane said...

Hi Sue
What a truly beautiful card you have given us today. Pick love the trees and the way you have created the scene and framed it so well. There was me thinking I didn't need trees! Thank you so much for sharing such a beautiful creation with us. Enjoy your day.
Love Diane G xxx

Jan.moogie said...

Wow wow wow what a stunner love today's card Sue, thanks for sharing, hugs xxx

Val Jones said...

Ah Sue, what a beautiful Christmas card. Looking forward to watching how you've made it.
Love Val in Spain x

Anonymous said...

Love it, Sue, fabulous moonlit scene - so pleased to have bought the trees! Thanks as ever for the video.

'P' in Wales

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
Today's gift just shows how to make the most beautiful snow scene so serene and peaceful until Santa come along flying across the sky just to finish off a beautiful gift for anyone of any age.

I didn't buy your Tree dies but I'm beginning to think that I really NEED them.

We have a very dull and grey morning here in Sheffield.
To all in pain and suffering today I hope your day gets better. To everyone please take care and stay safe. See you tomorrow.
Janet x

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

What a magical scene - the inking brings it all to life...love it!

Izzy

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue, an ideal Christmas scene love from Jackie xx

Linda28 said...

Sue,a beautiful Christmas creation. Magical!

marg said...

Hello Sue
Looks like another nice day again!
I don't have the Tree Die, but like lots of others, I think it looks beautiful today!
Love this card Sue, so Christmas, with the deep snow !
Take care
Love Marg

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue. I think this a beautiful scene but the video does not do it justice.The photo shows it off it's natural beauty.Gloria (Sidcup) xx

Bente Sørflaten said...

Love today's card, just beautiful!

Sandra said...

Wow Sue, just Wow!
What a delightful wintry scene, the hint of blue around the moon gives the card such 'atmosphere' !
Hugely inspirational,
Hugs
Sandra
Xxxxxxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Stunning card - I can feel the snow!!
Doreen R

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow so lovely and wintry and magical too

carol quinn said...

Stunning card love everything about it
Carol

Kath said...

A fabulous card with so much detail - I just love the snowy scene.
Kath x

nattyboots said...

Beautiful frosty card Sue , i Love it .
Elaine H X

Nannieflash said...

Morning Sue, a really beautiful card and I love the whole scene it really does feel rather cold. Im of to have some blood tests now and will watch the video presently. hugs Shirleyxxx

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
A lovely card today, I'm so glad I've invested in your Noble dies they are great, as are all of your dies lol.
Have a great day
Maggie

patwyn said...

Stunning card, Sue. Love the snowy scene, real Christmassy. Will watch and learn later.

Pat xxx

my craft cupboard said...

Beautiful card.........it is a real dreamy Christmas.
hugs
sharon :)

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Brilliant card today, you almost feel as if it would be very cold if you touched it. Very realistic, a beautiful scene.

Love Rosemarie x x

gwen70 said...

Beautiful snowy christmas scene, gorgeous card

Marion said...

Hi Sue a very Christmassy looking card ,love it.
and liked the video too ,very helpful.
Marion H

Laura O said...

wow this is a super card ,Laura O

Love2papercraft said...

Hello Sue & WW!

This card caused me to exclaim out loud "ohhhh, that's so pretty!" As if I expected you to hear me! Lol! It ran a little tingle of child-like Christmas wonder through me. You can't ask for more than that of a Christmas card! Thank you very much! I'm eager to watch the video and learn!

Nancy R-what US online store is going to start carrying Sue's dies? That's very exciting news!

I'm glad the sunshine finally made it to some of you! I was beginning to wonder if the postal service intercepted the package and decided to keep it for themselves. I'm happy to say we had a little rain on & off here today, which nicely cooled things down a bit.

Maureen & Wheely Bad, thank you for asking :) -my Great Grandmother, Keturah Mariah Waya (sp?) was born in Bristol. The short story is that when Keturah was very young, her mother died while giving birth to another child. Her Father was unable to care for Keturah and placed her in the Ashley Down orphanage where she grew up. When she turned 18, she joined her older brother in the U.S. (where he had moved some years earlier). She fell in love with one of his friends and they married and had 5 children. I never had the pleasure of meeting my great grandparents as they both passed before I was born. My mother, however, has wonderful memories of them. So there is some British blood running through my veins. Perhaps that's partly why I feel a kinship in this blog!

Like others have mentioned, I originally didn't think I needed the trees. I have several evergreen trees in various sizes from other companies - BUT, they don't have the wonderful embossing these do! So, of course I bought them! I don't regret it in the least!
I could (& as u all know, often do) go on forever, but alas it's back to the 12+ hours a day work grind so I better catch some zzzz's first!
Happy, healthy Tuesday to everyone. Hugs all around for any who want one!
Rebecca in Colorado

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Love today's beautiful card. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Anne Crawford said...

Wow! I love it! What a truly magical Christmas card, using your Noble die to draw the eye in , is a great touch! I also love the moon ( very atmospheric) and Santa's sleigh zooming across the sky finishes it off perfectly, wish I had those tree dies ( maybe I NEED them? )
Hugs to all xo

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Gorgeous scene!!
'It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas'
:-)
Lorna D

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous winter scene, love the frosted trees, I'm waiting for my tree die to arrive, hopefully today. Thanks for the great video explaining everything so well.
Lydia
X

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Absolutely beautiful card today. Just love everything about it. The trees are fabulous. Can't wait to watch video. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Heather.x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Wow! Absolutely stunning card anyone would be thrilled to receive. The smoothies make blending so easy and doesn't leave an edge as I found using the blending blocks did. The trees and deer are my most used from that launch, I love the various sizes of trees they make it so easy to create 'a scene'. Santa zooming across the sky finishes the card off perfectly.
Hugs x
Heather T

sued99 said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Haven't got all these dies but enough to try something similar.

Lesley Thomas said...

Stunning card Sue! Love it

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Absolutely beautiful card today. Just love everything about it. The trees are fabulous. Can't wait to watch video. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Heather.x

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, the way that you have made the wintry sky really adds to the whole scene, love it.
Heather Treble

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
a beautiful winter scene!!!!!!!!!!
The card is really amazing. Thanks for the video.
Rolf xxx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Beautiful card Sue.
Rosemary xx

sandy acland said...

I absolutly love this card. The trees are stunning.
A beautiful card.

Sandy (tort)

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue,
Such a beautiful Christmas card this morning - love it!
Janette x

Scottydog said...

Well this really is a WOW Sue, I just love it! Yet more dies to add to my wish list and just when I think I should be ordering some more dies you decide to bring out some new ones. Oh dear decisions- what do I do?? Can't wait to see the new ones. Off to watch the video now!

Barbara Gosden said...

A beautiful card, the blue inking sets the scene for the snowy trees perfectly.
B x

Chris Curry said...

You picked the right word for this card Sue, stunning. Just gorgeous, love it. Nothing more to be said except thank you. Xx

June Horrocks said...

Wow sue this is a beautiful card thank you so much love June horrocks xxxxxx

nannapat said...

Absolutely beautiful Sue. You seem to surpass yourself with each new design, I love the trees. I've actually made all my Christmas cards but I think I'll get the trees ready for next year - a crafter can never have too many Christmas tree dies and stamps!! Pat x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Great instructional video for this stunning card, I absolutely adore the 'scene' Christmas cards, and this is one of my favourites. I love it !!!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

CHERYL Brown said...

Good morning Sue

A gorgeous winter scene made so easy by your informative instructions in your video.
Lovely
Love & hugs
Cheryl xxx

Natalia Smith said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the winter scene and touch of glitter x

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, gorgeous Chtistmas card, love what you have done with the trees.
This would certainly take pride of place in anyone's home.
Off to watch video and learn.
Take care, Jess x

Tressa said...

Another beautiful card. Nice to see some stamping and ink colouring used. Seems as if the reindeer and sleigh might need to be added to my limited collection!

Paula said...

This is a stunning card Sue, absolutely stunning! I'm off to make a cuppa and sit and watch the video in comfort. :)
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

dmjones said...



How nice to see some stamping - what a lovely card,




Doreen x

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. What a beautiful frosty Christmas scene. Made me feel cold. Looking forward to watching this video. SueL x

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Well what can I say but wow. This card is simply gorgeous. Using the ink for the sky just sets it off.look forward to watching the video later.

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue

A stunning card. Love the moon in the background. A beautiful Christmas card.
Joan from Newcastle

Kate's Cards said...

Ooh so icy and glittery, I love it. xx

Ann Caves said...

hi Sue
a card anyone would be delighted to receive

Jill Berg said...

The trees are amazing - lovely card!

SueJ said...

A gorgeous Xmas card Sue, love it. Think I will have to get the trees die.

Yvonne G said...

Morning Sue
This is a make me go all gooey inside card. So Christmassy and would appeal to adults and delight any child. I think it is beautiful and it's a real make me smile kind of card x

I am still feeling quite fragile after the wild partying on Sunday. By wild partying I actually mean that I sat in a beautiful wicker garden chair in a section of my friends garden that was a suntrap being waited on hand and foot. I expect that it was my being fabulous for the afternoon that tipped me over the edge. Lol x

My energy levels are going to take a few days to adjust and I am now planning to charge my batteries so that Ally Pally will be a certainty. I know that I will find the day exhausting but I am prepared to take that chance so that I can meet fellow Wacky Wisonette's and Her Majesty Queen Sue x

I will be honest I have not been able to catch up on Saturday, Sundays ad Mondays comments as my concentration levels are not good when I am in recovery mode. I find the fatigue so frustrating as it affects everything I want to do. So going to focus on today's comments x

Rebecca - lovely for you to share the story about your Great Grandmother. Sad beginning but lovely happy ending. I've said it before and I'll say it again - this blog is so wonderful as it has the ability to allow us to share things with people who in reality we hardly know. It is a fabulous 'haven' to allow us to chat to friends who we have a bond with. I cannot think of anything else like it. That and many of us are bonkers x

Can I ask if anyone else is finding that the Hochanda schedule is not always corresponding with what is actually showing on the screen?

Not much planned for today. Lots I should be doing but my bottom is going to take route in a comfy chair which reclines!!

Have a lovely day everyone. Lots of love and hugs to everyone especially those who are not feeling 100% or going through a tough time.

Crafty hugs
Yvonne
x

Karen W said...

This is gorgeous as all of your creations are, I think this may be one of my holiday cards this year.

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue,
This is adorable! I must say that the inking really brings it to life. That is something that I'm totally useless at. No matter how hard I try, I always seem to get too much ink where I only want it to have a light dusting. It's something that I really do need to practice on...a lot lol. I'm off to watch the video now to see if I can pick up some inking tips. As always, thanks for sharing with us, it's a card to be proud of. xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Magical card, the snowy trees are fabulous, and great video as always

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, another beautiful Christmas card. The snow look scene with the trees is magical. Thanks for the video. Lot of them to catch up on now we are home.

utilitygirl said...

Just fantastic !!

Jan Moss said...

Morning Sue. Rather dull weather wise. So carry on crafting!!! Today's card is stunning. Such a lovely layout. Off to watch the video. Have a great day. Hugs. Jan.xx

Janet hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Really pretty winter scene all frosty and magical....a child's delight.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
So love your die cut trees, they make really lovely cards.
Another to add to the wish list, this would also be really useful all year round.
x

Pauline A said...

Morning Sue, you sure know how to produce a magical Christmassy setting. A real AHhhhhh card. Wasn't too keen on the tree dies at first but they have grown on me and are now on my list but will wait to see what else I will need after your new die release later in the week. Hugs xx Pauline A

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue what a lovely Christmas Card, very atmospheric. Lovely card for children. It just shouts Christmas. Great video also.
Do like the Noble Dies, they are also on my wish list which grows by the day
Wendyx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is absolutely wonderful, love the effect of the inking in the background, and the bling on the trees really makes them stand out. Will check the video out later. Have a great day. Bx

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

I think this is a lovely background scene, you make it look so easy. I love the sparkly tree dies (I love trees and had to have them) and Santa is so sweet. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes.

Marty Fishman said...

Love, love, love this card!

barbara macaskill said...

BEST! CARD! EVER! I absolutely love this one!!! The sparkly and "fluffy" trees are a delight and Santa is a wonderful finisher!!! TFS!

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Wow what a beautiful christmassy card today sue x I am fortunate enough to have all the ingredients to make this card and am really looking forward to giving it a try x I love the inking you have done and trees look so crisp and frosty x thankyou for another fantastic video I enjoy watching them so much x I treated myself to some smoothies when a couple more of your dies threw themselves into my basket the other day so now I have the perfect excuse to get ome practice x would love to know how everyone else who's bought them is getting on with them x glad you like yours heather t x
Yvonne keep resting in your recliner x no sign of a takeover x yet !!!
Rebecca what a lovely story you have given us about your great grandmother x thankyou for sharing that with us xxx although we really appreciated the sunshine you can keep the rain we get enough of the wet stuff !
big hug for melody mollie and all the family x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

hazel said...

Hi Sue
I absolutely love the scene on the card, the trees, moon and Santa with his reindeer is so magical. A stunning card
Take care
Hazel G XX

Anonymous said...

Sorry me again
Yvonne meant to say that yes my guide doesn't correspond with what's actually being shown on hochanda I have it on freeview but prefer watching on my tablet x
Theresa w x

KarinsArtScrap said...

stunning love this card, beautiful made Sue
Gr Karin

Di said...

Hi Sue.
Lovely card, Really says Christmas.
Di B. x

Jan from Long Island said...

Oh, this card is a real stunner!!! I just received the tree dies and can't wait to
play with them today. Hoping that I can make them look as magical as you do
with the beautiful "snow". Fantastic video as usual! Thank you, Sue!
Have a beautiful day everyone!

Anonymous said...

Great card and I love the inking you did. So soft and soothing. Jan D., Florida, USA

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Wow. This card is so cute. Really magical.

Love Helen x

cuilliesocks said...

What a truly stunning card Sue, love the frosty look, Kate x

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
Absolutely love this card, it just "Shouts" Christmas. I think the Trees and the iced snow crystal jewels will definitely have to go on my wish list.
Margaret xxx

IVY Cheong said...

Oh yes I would so love to receive a card like this! It's truly beautiful and I'm going to try and make one :-) hugs, Ivy xx

Nana on the Hill said...

What a lovely card, the dimension on the trees is just right, & the background sets off your sleigh a treat.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
it's absoluely gorgeous. Sings Christmas to me... The frame just "sets the scene" and the placement of the trees makes one think one is looking into the distance. Brilliant!
Hugs, Rose

jean.phillips1 said...

Afternoon Sue, gorgeous card, I have those trees and the santa sleigh, the trees are so lovely, the embossing really looks like snow. Love Jean xxxx

Cathie Weary said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful card today. Love the way you did the sky with the moon and sugaring of the trees. Very effective. Thanks so much for sharing and have a wonderful day.

Marianna Hammer said...

Thank you for another wonderful video. What a fantastic card!!!!!!

Lynne L said...

Hello Sue
what a lovely Christmas card I think the tress are wonderful they are next on my list to buy!
Lynne L

Lynne L said...

Hello Sue
what a lovely Christmas card I think the tress are wonderful they are next on my list to buy!
Lynne L

Meg said...

Lovely card Sue but I'm not too keen on the frame element.

Love
Meg
xxx

Susan White said...

Great card Sue - love the simple colour scheme and the inked background, Susan x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Those trees look amazing and what a fabulous Christmas scene you have created.
Lorraine

Angela Wade said...

Lovely card, Sue. Sorry I missed yesterday's beautiful card.
Both are stunning !!

I'm liking the look of the new dies and look forward to seeing how you've used them :-)

Hugs and Best Wishes, everyone,

Angela in sunny, S. Wales Xx

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good afternoon Sue and the lovely Wilsonettes!

Ooh, I feel all warm and fuzzy inside, this card evokes a real crisp, Christmasy atmosphere and would appeal to child and adult alike- so sorry Sue , I will be unashamedly brazen in my total plagiarism of your work, it's just too gorgeous not to blatantly copy! Received the trees last week, so just need to get hold of the Santa and his sleigh and I'll be good to go. During the launch neither of these dies were top of my list, even though I liked them others took priority. But how wrong was I? I am so glad I purchased the trees because your winter scenes has been some of my most favourite cards so far this year and I cannot wait to start playing with them.
I got one of my deliveries this morning- I was in the bath at the time, do you think my Postie has learned his lesson and waited until I was indisposed just in case I rugby tackled him again? Well, it was my Lisbon and Porto dies which means that I have no excuses but to knuckle down and finish my Mums cards- am I alone in feeling more pressure to perform well for a loved ones card? Thank goodness I have Sue to keep my mo Jo in working order!
Really enjoyed my little bit of sunshine yesterday, still felt a tad guilty about abandoning the housework though. No such luck today, it's cloudy and dull despite promises of more sunshine so I've had to bit the bullet and get those chores done. I really wish that I could abandon the housework for crafting but the guilt overwhelms me and I don't enjoy creating as much. Still, there's always tomorrow I guess.
I am whipping myself into a frenzy over this weeks events- how lucky are we to have a die launch AND some tv appearances by our Sue, the Queen of craft! I can barely contain myself, it's more exciting than Christmas and birthdays rolled into one! I've offended my Mum, not to mention my bank manager, enough this past week so I don't think that I can risk another purchase just yet, but I will still enjoy the proceedings. If they had a support group for the chronic addiction to dies and crafting paraphernalia then I think that I would be shoved by my family to the front of the queue-I wouldn't be a willing participant though, there are some sicknesses that you just don't want a cure for!
Wheely Bad, luckily I wasn't arrested yesterday, I think that like you, the glare from my anaemic torso blinded the neighbours who dared to look:-) Just love your pet stories, my Brodie loves nothing more than lying on his back fully stretched with his front and back legs spread eagled, showing all of his bits unashamedly....your typical male really! Darcey is a lady, and much more refined choosing to curl up with her head in my hand and her paws in my other one.
Rebecca, thanks for sharing your story about your grt grandmother , she had a tough start in life but she was brave enough to start afresh in a new country and was rewarded for her efforts. How heartwarming .
Yvonne, how wise to reserve your energies for Ally Pally, when is it? Duvet days can be a real tonic but I worry about what mischief you may get up to when you eventually do return to active duty!
Beth, hope you are okay and haven't done yourself a mischief with a gardening implement:-) come back to us soon cos your missed! Hope all is well with Lauren and Hannah.xxx
I'm going to have a lazy afternoon now watching Sues video and Johns demos on Hochanda-hope the channel get their act together in time for the weekend.
Hugs to anyone who wants or needs themxxxx

Love and crafty hugs,

Laine1972xxxxxx

Jean said...

So pretty!

Anonymous said...

Yes, Yvonne G, Hochanda so frustrating re schedules. Phoned and asked if Sue's shows would definitely be on at the times Sue has told us. They said for certain, as the Big Names (BG and Sue) cannot be messed with (or words to that effect!) Full website due from noon tomorrow so expecting a better service and hopefully perfect by 8 p.m. on Saturday. BTW Craft Channel opening on 14th with some Dawn Bibby presence, but looks like no feeview at the moment unless all connected up - and I don't live in a connected up household lol! Think maybe craft overload??

'P' in Wales

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Good afternoon Sue,

What a stunning card for Christmas.........I love your design. I have the
Santa & Sleigh die, and the Festive Trees, so from that I should be able to
do something similar.

Thanks so much for your inspiration as always.

Love n hugs from Dorothy Macdonald of Baldock

Jane Brookes said...

Hi Sue
Love this wintry card

Snuffy Snoo said...

'Hi Sue

A totally gorgeous winter scene!!!....what a 'WOW' Christmas card!!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

NancyR said...

Beautiful card, Sue! I really think that I may do this years cards in a white on white with just a bit of color. I just don't know yet but really need to get started, don't I?

I love the Noble dies, but I hesitate to use them as I don't make such huge cards. Mostly no bigger than 5"x7", but I'm sure I can adapt them somewhat. But I think that I need to get the trees.

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful Christmas card!! love the scene with the trees.. very pretty!!
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

TOB said...

What a stunner, simply beautiful.
Hugs Theresa xx

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
What a beautiful card, the scene has such depth, I'm sure it's the way you have placed your trees, and I love the Santas sleigh, I have got this diet but haven't played with it yet.
Thank you for the video, haven't started my CC's but when I do - this video will be very helpful.
Hope you are enjoying a good day, Love Brenda xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

One word - beautiful...

karen keen said...

Good Afternoon Sue
What a fabulous card. Very vintage Christmas. Love it.
Love
Karen in Telford xx

Vie Carter said...

A really beautiful Christmas card - love it

Vie
x

magpie said...

Helloooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Oo oo oo oo, I really love this. It's a brilliant card, not just for the children but for every adult who still has the child in them.....mmmmm tons of us then! Lol! It's a truly beautiful card xx "Thank you Sue" for inspiring us with another great video that has been a joy to watch. Beautiful inking along with everything else xx Sending love and hugs to you, your mom and family xx Sending love and hugs to all our Wilsonettes who are in need today xx Thank you Rebecca for your wonderful story xx Love Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, this is such a perfect scene with frosty trees and a great sentiment. It's absolutely beautiful. Thank you for the video too.
DJay xx

Pearl said...

Lovely card today Sue, the arrangement of the night scene is magical.

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl x

craftynanna jo said...


Hi Sue and all wilsonettes, my OH is home from hospital and his operation went well, they were a bit worried about his INR but its fine, just r and r now.
Sue your card is really christmasy but i remember doing years ago the almost replica of this card but using a Father Christmas stamp, the winter scene is so christmasy beautiful everyone loves them. I will be doing some more using the tree dies and frame, thank you Sue for your continued inspiration.
I have also looked at the cards for the last week and they are absolutely fantastic and i have pinned them all, i have also been doing my Merry Christmas dies every time i passed my craft room i would run in and run some off only about 10 up to now, but now OH is home i will be starting my christmas cards with gusto, yiiippeeee, many many thanks Sue, hugs to all Johanna

Barbara said...

Fantastic card Sue!
I love the winter scene you created, so cold and frosty looking.
I went to Craftworld in Glasgow at the weekend for a quick look and was shocked at how busy it was!! You could hardly move it was so crowded but the worst section was at Creative Expressions and particularly your dies! I think I will stick to going midweek when its quieter.
Really enjoyed the video!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a beautiful card - will watch the video later.
Beverley W

DeeDee7770 said...

I love love love this card! The blue sky really makes everything pop. Can't wait to try it or should I say my version...artistic licence -LOL

Brooke Bont said...

I love this card it is just beautiful.

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies.
Oooooohhhhhh, that sums this card up. Fabulous.
Yvonne, reclining chair sounds good to me.
Rebecca, about when was your Gt Grandmother born? Thank you for her very interesting story. Have you researched her family tree?
Love to all,
Maureen xxx

Linda Norris said...

Yet again a beautiful card Sue, I don't know how you manage to come up with all these beautiful ideas oh I wish I had your talent. I enjoyed watching the video you explain everything so well, thanks for sharing it with us.

To Julie, Zena and Theresa, its nice to know I'm not the only one who's husband has a little moan at us buying our craft goodies. I have tried to explain why we NEED!! them but it fell on deaf ears. At least I get my own way especially now I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and constantly in pain so crafting is about all I can manage to do these days.

Yvonne, I to have found Hochanda has been out of sync I think it is since it went off air yesterday, I'm not sure exactly how long it was off as I turned on and seen a message on screen that they had had problems and would be back on as soon as they could. It looks to me like they have just carried on where they left off and not changed the schedule to match.

Littlelamb said...

Thank you for this lovely card today and the very informative video tutorial. Looking forward to Ally Pally.

liz spooner said...

Hi Sue, so love your die cut trees, they are really stunning when sugared up like that.xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Ooh, this is gorgeous. Really must do an adaptation of it to fit a different sized card. Lovely. x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the sugared trees.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Dawn Holben said...

OH WOW I really love this card and it is one of my favourites so far.
I just love everything about it and Santa and the reindeer look so good.
Got to get the santa and the tree dies so I can have a try at this one.

DeCor said...

A real Winter wonderland! ! Love it and the 3 D effect is a stunning show stopper. Thank you again

Linda Graham said...

Beautiful card Sue,just ordered the santa die and should have got the tree dies, thank you, Linda x

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card. I have just ordered the trees and already have one of the Noble dies. This card is just perfect and I can't wait to try it.

Theresa Pace said...

such a sweet card. i need Santa i've decided. so something on list for ally pally, hugs xx

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Hi Sue,
This is such a lovely card. You make everything seem so easy and you are an amazing teacher.
Thank you,
Dorothy

Jean Bullock said...

I love this cards. i pinned as usual. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/415386765609731710/

Lesley Cann said...

Love this card it really makes me think of winter and Christmas. Have got the tree dies and they are great. Have enjoyed watching the video.

Saba said...

Sue, it is gorgeous. I love how you built up the winter scene by inking the background. You are so clever.
Looking forward to tomorrow, I have already succumbed!!

Rebecca, if you are interested in your British family history, check out freebmd.org.uk. It's a free website and you can search for your great grandmother. Try searching for her forename first as it is quite unusual especially if you are unsure of her last name.
Let us know how you get on
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

Lynda's craft's said...

Good evening Sue & Wilsonettes
Wow gorgeous card Sue it just screens Christmas. I just love it.
I haven't got the trees die but my friend has & I'm going to cut some out tomorrow,so I can start recreating
I do have the Santa & raindear though. I still have birthday cards to make.
Good luck on your TV shows on Hochanda
Love & Hug's Lynda xx

Beth are you ok my friend missing you again. Have you over done it in the garden
You must pace.yourself & don't over do it. Sending ((((((Hug's))))) for you please take care.

Yvonne you take care & sit in your recliner chair & recharge your batteries you need all you strength
for Ally Pally.That's more importantI than housework.
I have an electric recliner chair it really helps with my back pain. Hug's Lynda xx

Deb C missing you hope your ok my friend Hug's Lynda xx

Molly hope your ok ((((((hug's))))) for you & your family your all in my thoughts & prayers. Love Lynda,xxxx

TOB Theresa sending ((((Hug's))))) xx

Big Hug's to all my friends love Lynda xx & all Willsonette xx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Oh WOW, WOW, WOW !!!! What a stunningly gorgeous card !!!! I love it all !! I never really thought I needed the tree dies but they look so beautiful on your card today with all the lovely glitter on them. I think I really need them now. Another die set for my wish list. I love your beautiful stamping that you have done. You have created such a wonderful, magical, snowy scene. It looks so peaceful and Christmassy with the cute little Santa and Reindeers flying across the winter sky. This really is such a gorgeous card Sue. I think it may become one of my favourite Sue Wilson Christmas cards and I may have to buy the dies just so I can make my own version !! I love these New Noble shape dies to. I love the beautiful shaped frame you have created. It looks so lovely on this card. Your video as always is fab Sue. Thank you for such clear and easy instructions. Thank you for sharing today's card Sue. I would really love to have a go at making this one. I can't wait to see you on TV this weekend. Sending lots of love to you Sue from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, did I really say back to normal today? I awoke this morning with a raging sore throat and someone playing the Anvil Chorus in my head! Consequently it has taken me three times as long as usual to do everything today. That'll teach me to go away for a couple of days lol. I love this card and the sugared trees showed up really well on the video and I will definitely be trying this. I have made moons before but have somehow always managed to get a hard edge on part of it. I am hoping my Smoothies work as well for me as they do for you. More than ready for my bed now but looking forward to seeing your new releases and your shows at the week-end.
Frances

terrie said...

What a fantastic and. awesome card...love the layers with the trees.
Just beautiful and peaceful.
Well done Sue

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
REALLY ENJOYED WATCHING HOW THE LAYERS BUILT UP ON THIS CARD. NICE JOB. LOVE THE GLITTER, AND INKING. I THINK I HAVE TO HAVE A GO AT THIS ONE. FAB VIDEO.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
REALLY ENJOYED WATCHING HOW THE LAYERS BUILT UP ON THIS CARD. NICE JOB. LOVE THE GLITTER, AND INKING. I THINK I HAVE TO HAVE A GO AT THIS ONE. FAB VIDEO.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
REALLY ENJOYED WATCHING HOW THE LAYERS BUILT UP ON THIS CARD. NICE JOB. LOVE THE GLITTER, AND INKING. I THINK I HAVE TO HAVE A GO AT THIS ONE. FAB VIDEO.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Lovely Card Sue!

Hope you are well.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Eunice said...

I love how you have built up all around the card, Sue. Such a lovely wintery card!

melody said...

Hi Sue another stunning beautiful card, just love everything about it the dies the colours and the trees look fantastic. Take Care Melody xxxXxxx

Suzzette Yandle said...

Stunning card. Yes, I would love to receive this card. I ordered your trees, but don't have the Santa and Sleigh, nor this Noble die. Now, let's see ----what can I use instead of Santa. Oh, I know, add your deer family, or atleast two deer and one of your other dies that I now have to make a frame! Yes, I think I've got it!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Beautiful card and gorgeous dies!

Sandy H said...

Beautiful card again. Your trees are stunning.
Take care everyone.

Karen Drew said...

Absolutely stunning.

Luv
Karen xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Oh my Sue this is a stunning card I love the winter scene you have created. I will be watching the video later when I get back from work but I am only working the morning so it will be this afternoon with a nice cup of tea. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

weefortune said...


Love love love this card it is simply stunning. Elaine xx

Jan Ltc said...

Aw this is divine xx Jan

hotpotato said...

Wow another stunning card Sue. x

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
I have commented on these beautiful trees before. They are lovely but where do you stop buying! Love them. Xx Anne M xx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Beautiful card today. Those trees really are stunning when u see them all glittered xx

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous Christmas scene I would love to receive a card like this so I am going to make some and send them out thank you for your inspiration and ideas love yvonne bennett xx

wwilloww said...

Another incredibly beautiful winter Christmas scene. I love the Noble set with the debossing die. Those trees are magnificent!!! Any chance for a tutorial on how to create that snowy effect? Or maybe I will look through your older videos to see if you have already covered that. Anyway, I absolutely love this card!!!

TracyM #6773 said...

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS card - LOVE the pretty layers and dimension!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and video, I learnt a lot and look forward to trying my hand at some more inking and more layers :)

Desiree P said...

Love this card Sue. The trees are so effective.x

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Just watched the video & this card is so beautiful & I love all your Noble Dies as they make the most Gorgeous frames every time..
Beautiful card & looks so luxurious & expensive & I would love to receive such a stunning creation to adorn my craft room shelf for everyone to admire..
Love all your videos as you show us so many different techniques & they are so informative too.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

Roisin said...

These are proper Winter (Christmas!) trees..........beautiful!

gailgale said...

Sooo BEAUTIFUL!!!!
I'm not sure I could make this one.
I would have to follow you step by step.
But I am willing to try!!!!
It is Sooo stunning.
Anyone would love to get this for Christmas.

Theresa said...

Sorry not been able to comment as am on holiday and the Internet is a bit unpredictable
So I am playing catch up while it is working lol
This card is truly amazing I totally love it the way you have created dimension is stunning Sue
Take care everyone
Theresa G xx

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