Thursday, 15 October 2015

Joy to the World

Hello crafters!  Today's video shows a new way to use your PVA glues to create a pretty background for your dies.  This would be a good one to do up in advance to make your batch Christmas cards too.

The finished dimensions are 6 3/4" x  8" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Stunning card, lovely flowers and all.
Hugs to all especially Melody and family, Tracey, CX Cowgirl, and all who need them.

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely, I love the background die
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely, I love the background die
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

auscrafts said...

lovely background die

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, another fabulous card I do like this die it does the whole card for you just add a flower.
Nancyd xx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning, it's really good that you can make your die have a deeper border by not having a cutting edge so you get to choose. Pointsettias are my favourite flowers & I love to use them on all my Christmas cards. Yvonne xx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours thank you tracyw

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous card Sue, looking forward to after work so can enjoy the video. Have a great day, hugs xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card and great video. Thank you so much.
Take care Kitty.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Fab card Sue.

anne mather said...

Hi Sue,
Love this die but busy with my Winter Trees! Really good look - will watch later.
Take care out there everyone!
Anne M xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. I think this is my favourite of this year's Christmas releases, it's just so versatile and very easy to make quick cards. I'm intrigued as to how you've used pva glue on this but I'll have to wait until after work to watch the video. Hope that you're enjoying your time back in the USA. Hugs to all. Sue XXX

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, I love this technique I've seen you do this
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

Maria Illsley said...

This is a great technique and saw you demo it on Hochanda a lovely die too xxx

Patricia Youdell said...

Hi Sue
Love this technique, something I have to try
Pat x

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card & great background technique.


Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all

Beautiful pearly background, what a lovely card. Love the touch of silver on the vellum poinsettias too, oooh so pretty !!!
Have a good Thursday
Muriel x

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Had to watch your video before commenting today! Great technique. Will be giving this a try for definite!

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A very pretty card. Love this die. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue Love this die xx hazel

Lizzybea said...

Hi sue
Another stunning card.
I did try the snowflake die as a replacement for the pointsettia and it too looks awesome
As the background.
Have a good day. I'm off to work now.
Liz xx

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, a really lovely card with that fabulous background technique, great video too. Have a good day. Bx

lilian said...

Hi Sue, lovely card, will watch video later,intrigued about the background.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love the design. I can't wait to watch the video to find out about the background technique. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

nattyboots said...

Love,love,love this card Sue.
Elaine H X

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. Stunning card, fab background.x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh I am so pleased to see this video on here today, I know we have communicated about it and I did watch it on you tube, I am fascinated how this works and am going to try it, finally got the right stuff to use as well. The card is gorgeous one of my top 10 cards that you have ever made.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Just stunning.

Debra Kenworthy said...

What a great technique! Makes a fabulous background and a gorgeous card. Love the silver edged poinsettias. Debra x

carol edwards said...

Lovely card Sue and background is really clever. Will watch video later x

Clai01 said...

Morning Sue
love the poinsettias on this card especially -it all looks really pretty. x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. I love this technique and this die is beautiful you really don't need much more.

Love Rosemarie xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely elegant card today

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card,as always lovely poinsettias.

dmjones said...

What an elegant card!!! It would have to be for a very special person!!!

Doreen x

A Happercrafter6 said...

Pretty card . Will need to watch video later to see the technique.

TDQ Karen said...

Really beautiful card Sue x

hettygarlick said...

Beautiful card. I love the vellum poinsettias!

Aspiring crafter said...

Lovely card Sue, will watch video when I get home, have a great day,

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Lovely card. The background looks intriguing so will watch the video with a cuppa later.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Linda28 said...

Love this card, the video tutorial is so handy and I really must try this. Linda.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card, Sue, clever background which is surprisingly easy to achieve and love those vellum flowers. Beautiful, and thanks for the video.
Thanks also for the kind messages re my gorgeous Spice boy - all very much appreciated. Impossible not to love our pets too much, so hard to let them go.
Alison, yes do now remember your birthday earlier (sorry) but always good to have two, like the Queen!
cr@fty Heather - how's the new craftroom?
Hugs to all who need them.

'P' in Wales

SueJ said...

Gorgeous card, love the vellum flowers. Thanks for the video.

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card. Have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

marg said...

Hello Sue!
I watched the Video first today, and I must say the Background is so different, I don't know about batch cards thats a lot of Glue etc!
My annual COPD check today ...not looking forward to that much...nearly blow my ears out with the breathing check! I know I have less Lung Function !
But thats life I suppose!
Take care
Love Marg

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

So pretty all in white - as you say all the elements would be perfect for a batch cards production line if you make up the backgrounds, poinsettias and even the Joy to the World panel and then just assemble...


crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
I love this die this is one of the few I Hvent got yet.
I do love the technique and have decided to give it a try bought the cosmic shimmer laquer on Tuesday.
Hoping to have time to give this a go today so it will be dry for tomorrow

Have a lovely day

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, this is a beautiful card , This die is great as is all of them. love Jean Z xxxxx

Kate's Cards said...


Sylvia Yates said...

Morning Sue wow I just love this card. The background is stunning. Inking the edges of the poinsettia really makes it stand out. Have a great day ladies hugs from Sylvia xx

Anne said...

Will watch the video later, Sue. What a lovely card.

Anne (Northampton)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - another great idea for a background and it looks so good on the Christmas card. Have all the ingredients so will give this a go. Best wishes

Wendy L said...

Wonderful card Sue, xxx

Jane Franklin said...

Vellum, acetate and Sue's video a winning combination. The video is so easy to follow and its one to have a go at.
I would much rather craft than housework so have set myself 2 guidelines - if the ceiling seems a bit low or I can write my name in the dust its time to hoover and tidy up! Anyone else think the same!! Best wishes to all jxxx

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card Sue

karenlotty said...

Will have to watch video later Today's card is lovely and unusual colours

CHERYL Brown said...

Hi Sue,

Beautiful card with a lovely background. 'Less is more' as they say with the poinsettias, let the die shine its glory.

Comfort blanket hugs to all those in pain and discomfort.
Love & hugs
Cheryl xxx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
I just love white on white.
I will watch the video when I get back from town.
Evis M.

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Simply stunning!!
This is an effective background indeed and the die just looks amazing!!
Lorna D

Tressa said...

Another intriguing technique which I must try as it looks so effective. I wonder how it work with another colour other than white....... need to experiment on some acetate scraps. Aah, need to get some lacquer first, another item on my shopping list and I've spent all my birthday money on your new dies. Shucks!


June Horrocks said...

This card is beautiful sue as you say you could make a batch for Christmas I will watch the video and have a try thank you clever lady love always
June horrocks xxxxx

Diane said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card and I'm loving these background techniques!! Keep them coming. Thank you for sharing such a beauty.
Take care
Love Diane G xxxx
Jane F - oh I agree completely - life's too short to worry about a bit of dust! Xxx
Love and hugs to all who need them xxxx

sunshinepen said...

Morning Sue

I am so pleased to be able to view this YOUTube video as I think the idea is just great. Saw you doing this on the TV with Hochanda and bought the items so now I can have a go.

Sunny morning here today off to the Village Hall with my cards.

Crafty hugs

Pen x

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Just watched the video and really enjoyed it. The card is beautiful. I love the effect on the acetate, the die and of course the velum silver tipped poinsettias. Just lovely.

Love Helen x

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
So beautiful and elegant, this background is gorgeous and I love the poinsettias.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather Treble

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, another beautiful card I love the way youve framed the sentiment on that background and the poinsettias really finish it off. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Scottydog said...

Lovely card, so simple but oh so effective. Haven't got the word die but I'm off to my craft room now to have a go at this. I wonder how long the glue background takes to dry - I suppose I will just have to be patient. Thanks Sue.

Pam Elder said...

Hi Sue
Simple elegance .beautiful!

Chris Curry said...

Fabulous technique and gorgeous results. Thank you Sue.Xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, today's card is lovely, I like sentiment you have used, if only it was true during these troubled times over the world.
Off to watch the video and learn the techniques you have used.
Take care and have a lovely day, Jess xxx

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
Old age must be setting in I came on the blog earlier watched the video pinned the card and forgot to leave a comment lol! I'd love to have your imagination you come up with some fabulous ideas. Today's card is gorgeous these word backgrounds are great you can make a fabulous card without doing much.
Hugs x
Heather T

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning background, you always think outside the box!
Would be great for a wedding card too.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
I'm with Susan - you definitely think outside the box,and it's such an inspiration for us all. This card is so elegant, the background is fab and the flowers in vellum are just exquisite. I LOVE the poinsettias.
Hugs, Rose

Hilary Bunker said...

Hi, Lovely card so elegant. The flowers are so delicate.
love Hilary

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue, clever technique and super flowers, love from Jackie xx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning sue
What a beautiful card
And the design is wonderful

Debs A xxx

IVY Cheong said...

Morning Sue,

Absolutely stunning card. So classy too. Love the technique I will definitely try it. Thank you. Love, Ivy xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, I'm loving how you have made this background, and also the joy to the world die-cut really makes this card, and the beautiful poinsettia flowers finish this card off gorgeously. Very pretty.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Think this main die has the wow factor and is absolutely stunning. I've seen your other card in black, red and white using it and thought that was gorgeous, but this one is equally so. Think the die is a brilliant main feature. Just classy!

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous Christmas card. Very elegant. Thanks for your video with another new technique for me to try.

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, Great video - beautiful card. Love the background so effect, and really helps to highlight the die.

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Stunning Christmas card such a lovely sentiment.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Bejay Roles said...

Morning, Sue,
YAY...a technique where I can get my hands dirty, I love it! I'm thinking perhaps I might prepare an A4 sheet of acetate and then I could get at least 4 card backgrounds out of it. I'm searching my brain for which background dies I can use it with...yes, I know it would be a lot easier to actually go to my 'craft room' (actually the spare bedroom but if I'm paying bedroom tax I'm gonna use it for something other than storage lol) and just look through my storage folder but that would be the sensible way of going about things wouldn't it lol.
It's a beautiful sunny morning down here in Cornwall, although it's more than a tad nippy. Earlier on it really looked like autumn with all the early morning dew heavy on the cobwebs in the garden. I actually like autumn, I think it's my favourite season, lots of lovely colours to inspire.
Hi to all my fellow Wilsonettes, love and hugs to Melody and Francis. I hope that things will get a bit easier for you both. You are both an inspiration to us all.
Bejay x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

That die-cut is stunning and looks fabulous on your card.

Paula said...

Stunning card Sue! I'm very interested to know how to make it, so I'm off to make a cuppa so I can sit in comfort to watch the video. :)
Paula x

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Gorgeous card, thanks for the video tuition.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card. Lovely tactile technique, I'd like to see it swirled to see how that looks. Someone on your blog suggested using snowflakes instead of flowers which would be worth trying. A very achievable look as it only uses 2 dies.
B xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Lovely elegant card and I do like the pearly background, as always a great video with something new to learn.
Missing Patricia and Hazel from the blog, hope you are both ok

Hugs and best wishes everyone

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

Anonymous said...

Cool technique. Jan D., Florida, USA

carol quinn said...


lilysmum said...

Hi Sue, loved the card..I have the die and another of your poinsettia dies so there's nothing stopping me from giving it ago. It's a bit like the caught in crystal technique which is great fun to do so will do both and compare. Your video and explanations ,as always, are so good and easy to follow, thank you for that. Best wishes to all, hugs, theresa

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies.
What a beautiful card, and the background is stunning. A bit like caught in crystal without the tissue paper. Gorgeous. Another technique for my arsenal!!!!
Have as good a day as you can ladies.
Maureen xxx

Marianna Hammer said...

Thank you for another wonderful video. I love this card. Background is brilliant :)

Lynda's craft's said...

Good morning Sue
Wow I have just watched your video what a Gorgeous background the card is stunning
love white cards
love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Special Hug's for Melody Francis & Molly xx
Tracy Special Love & HUG'S COMING YOUR WAY XXX
TOB Theresa hope your ok Hug's xx

Big Hug's for all friend's & everyone too.xx

Gloria Robey said...

Afternoon Sue Love this card I think I will try this technique Gloria(Sidcup) xx

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
I love the background effect its beautiful x I wasn't sure of the background on its own bit with the lovely sentiment on top its stunning x thankyou again for your inspiration sue and sharing your techniques on your blog x as I'm unable to record your fabulous shows on hochanda I am forever hopeful you will make a video as I just cannot remember all the instructions until I have tried something new a few times xxx
Hugs to all the wilsonettes x
Theresa w xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

elegant and beautiful Sue
Gr Karin

Suzzette Yandle said...

This shimmer effect is just so lovely. Thanks for the video. I tried this technique a while back and was not pleased with my first attempt at it. I think my problem was using too much white and also I "smeared" with too heavy a "smear". I will try this technique again and use less white and "smear" lightly this time. Love the look of the pearlescent shimmer showing through the words.

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful cars abs I have the background die so just need to get on and make it now.

hotpotato said...

stunning card Sue. x

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue. And crafters.

Really love these messy techniques sue but my hubby doesn't like the trail I leave behind. Lovely card as always. Will watch video when I get better internet signal.

Lorraine I think it was me u were referring to yesterday but u called me Julie lol. Easy mistake even there is so many of us chatting lol

Thanks everyone of u lovely people for the support.
Surgery on mom 26 th x

terrie said...

A beautiful and lovely Christmas card....tfs
well done Sue

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Absolutely stunning, Sue.

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue

I think this is a lovely, simple, clean and elegant Card that would be great for batch making. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone
Loved the cards on show the last few days and
today's is beautiful too.

Melody and family ,you are in my thoughts x
Tracy, sending hugs and will be thinking of you
on the 26th x
Take care to anyone having treatments or operations
or know someone who are having it x
Yvonne and Beth, hope you are ok x
Missing you Lynne M x
hugs to ToB and wheelybad and to anyone who need some
extra once x
Not enough hours in a day, getting cold and dark outside.
Hope you enjoying some Florida sunshine Sue,
To all Wilsonette's and friends,
hugs Maria x

Dawn Holben said...

Another fab and gorgeous card today. loved watching the video too.
Will be definitely be having ago at this one, I am so missing being able to craft at the moment and hoping my back will improve enough next week to have a little play.

Pearl said...

Fab card today Sue, looks great.

Thank you.

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card. Really interesting technique for the background, I will have yo try it. Really like the poinsettias with the touch of silver too. Love and hugs to all especially those in pain, having treatment or feeling down for any reason, especially Francis and Melody and also Tracy, Alison xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful and elegant card. Love the die and the clever background. I am currently suffering from Poinsettia overload! I have cut so many from vellum and they have either been 'sugared', inked (as in video) or stamped. I could almost open a flower shop lol but I now have them all to hand and ready to go on my projects.

Julie Elli said...

This die is genius! A really lovely card every time.
Big hug
Julie E

Jan from Long Island said...

Wow...what a gorgeous elegant card. I love the background!!!
Hope everyone has had a beautiful day!

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Sue, another of your stunning cards that I just love, Kate x

liz spooner said...

What a beautiful background and card Sue, sometimes the most simple are the most stunning.xx

Laura O said...

stunning card ,love this die ,Laura O

Linda Norris said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, love white on white card.


Linda xx

Barbara said...

Stunning card, love it.

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card Sue!! Love the poinsettia!! Beautiful die cut 'Joy to the world'
Moxie Craftie

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good evening Sue and her crafty crew!

White on white is so effective for a Christmas card, just like freshly driven snow or a crisp white frost. I've watched this demoed on Hochanda and was really intrigued by the background technique, it works a treat, and I'm sure it translates even better in real life without the artificial studio lighting. Is it possible to do it without sticking my extra long overplayed nails together though?...I guess I'll just have to give it a go!
I love your sentiment dies this year, the fonts are beautiful enough to be the focal point of any card. I'm feeling really festive and autumnal today, this card coupled with the freezing fog then blazing sunshine outside truly signals the end of British summertime and the beginning of darker nights and shorter days:-(
As promised, my friend Gill, a fellow crafter, arrived this lunchtime for an afternoon of crafting chaos. We had vowed to make a start on our Chrimbo cards and I had earmarked Sues Paved pearl background with snowflake borders as the starting point. Gill is a little less experienced than me so I set about giving her some of Sues hints and tips on die cutting, embossing etc. She has a few of Sues festive dies but wasn't very confident in how to use them so we had a master class courtesy of Sues video and managed to make an accurate representation of the original. We were crafting at the kitchen table and Brodie periodically interrupted and tried to give us a lending paw...this was all well and good and was as expected given his previous form, however accidents can, and do unfortunately, happen! My Mum took him for a long walk whilst we carefully and lovingly created the random paved pearls with our cosmic shimmer glue- we'd spent over three hours on our creation and were quite chuffed with the final results. I noticed that Darceys prawns hadn't been put out to defrost so I turned my back to do it as Mum arrived back with can guess what happened next....Brodie jumped onto the table with dirty paws and proceeded to step onto my freshly created liquid pearls! As he left the scene of the crime he created a trail of gluey paw prints connecting him to the offence..he had squashed my dreams along with my perfectly formed droplets:-( I was gutted, gill and my Mum found it all highly amusing...I wasn't laughing though, and neither was Brodie when I tried to clean his Paw!
Will I never learn? I purchased some dies yesterday, and thinking that I only had one festive sentiment I bought the Seasons greetings die....I discovered today that I already have it! My only defence is that I hadn't started my cards yet and had forgotten some of my previously purchased dies, what a plonker!
Tracey, I apologise profusely for calling you Julie..where did that come from?I don't even Know a Julie! I could blame my age, or temporary insanity but have no adequate explanation other than total ignorance:-)So sorry. It must be daunting having a date for your op now, it makes it all so real-crafting can be a great tonic when life becomes a strain, keeping yourself busy might helpxxx
Jane&Diane, I wish that I could ignore the clutter from crafting but I was hoovering up the mess this afternoon before I'd even finished my card..there's no hope for me!
Yvonne, Beth and other absent friends, hope you are well and back with us soonxx

Crafty hugs


Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. A beautiful elegant card.xx

Saba said...

Hello Sue, thank you for another informative video. I love the mixture of cosmic shimmer you used to achieve this background, will definitely be trying this, it looks fabulous behind your sentiment die.

Lorraine you cheer me up no end.
Tracy, good luck for the 26 th, thinking of you.
Marg, hope your COPD check went well.
Melody you are always in my thoughts.

Love and hugs for all
Saba xxxx

hazel said...

Hi Sue
This is one of my Fav Christmas dies of yours it's so beautiful and very
Elegant . Have made a few christmas cards with it along with your poinsettia's
which matches the die so beautifully. Stunning card Sue
Take care
Hazel G XX

Lesley Cann said...

Great card with a beautiful background. Enjoyed the video very much.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Stunning card Sue.
Rosemary xx

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Another gorgeous Christmas card, Thank you, Brenda xxx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Rather late today but visiting our son and daughter in law!
I love today's card but I love that sentiment . It is a favourite and I have used it a lot already. As you say great for batch making!
Love to everyone,
Myra xxx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Another stunner today, love the pearl effect.
Di B. x

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
This looks simply stunning ,will have to watch tomorrow as I'm a little late this evening.

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Gorgeous card.

Shirley T.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Great demo!
Thank you for sharing your ideas.
Veronique L

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous love the soft colours you have used for this

Eunice said...

This is a very interesting background, may have to just give it a go!!

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue,

I love the background! Wondering whether a few different colours would make some beautiful swirls or a bl***y mess! Now I have the lacquer I'm making a list of messy experiments of yours and Julias techniques I can do lol. Stunning, simple is best card.

Marg, hope you didn't pop your eardrums! -and your COPD test went well too xxx

Bejay, way to sock it them! We'd best not start calling it the craft room tax or the b******s might get ideas! xxx

Dawn Holben, I hope your back improves soon and you're back to crafting asap xxx

Tracy, craft your way to the 26th ;-) hugs on tap when you need one, you don't have to ask, just take one xxx

Melody, hugs to you, Francis & Molly xxx

Maria, hugs back to you xxx

Lorraine, I'm so sorry but Brodies act of craft vandalism did make me laugh, as did the cleaning of his paws comment, I couldn't get the image of him with pretty pastel or pearlised paws out of my head. Billy has never got on a table while I'm working on it but has upended a TV table full of beads... seed beads! Once when he was little he pinched a tube of pva glue and proceeded to chew it... sturdy tube thankfully but his puppy teeth did make a good few puncture wounds on it! Got himself covered in glitter once by charging up behind me and sticking his head under my elbow... Mr W had to walk an iridescent glittered lurcher, much to his disgust! On the paw front he needs his darn great plates cleaned almost every day as he's a digger (my lawn looks like lots of little explosions have happened on it) and he doesn't like it but he never learns. He tolerates the cleaning as he knows if he gives all 4 paws to be cleaned and stays still he gets food in return. Worth it as if he doesn't stay still, you won't clean his paws!

I had a sleep this evening or I wouldn't be commenting now. Was nice to have the company but I was shattered after, it wears Billy out too. Ready or my bed now as opposed to the sofa, where I slept this evening with him curled up behind my legs. I tend to get a delayed reaction to extra strain of being awake most of the day so If I don't comment tomorrow dont worry.

Sending hugs, smiles and happy thoughts to all of you, in abundance!

T x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. This is a beautiful card. The white on white is very elegant and classy. Must give this background a try and the poinsettias are stunning. Thanks for another great video with all your hints and tips.
Take care everyone.
Best wishes.
Denise T x

melody said...

Hi Sue, really beautiful card the background is very pretty and the flowers look very delicate an pretty. Take care Melody xxxXxxx

Thanks everyone for kind words never do unnoticed xXx

Sandy H said...

Absolutely beautiful. The background looks gorgeous. I must try to find my vellum to give these flowers a go.
Melody, thinking of you all.
Take care everyone.

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Love2papercraft said...

Well now I'm the one confused, lol. I knew Laine's Brodie was a cat (that walks on a lead :), but I thought Billy was a cat too! Maybe I knew he was a dog and I've since forgotten. I wouldn't put it past me! Rdbecca

julie laz said...

Wow lovely, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

ursula said...

This is so amazing, I have a few of these 'word' dies and they look so stunning when the background has some glitter or micro beads...thanks Sue, luv Ursula xx

Vie Carter said...

Great die and design


Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Just watched the video & love the effect that the background creates & so easy to do as you have shown us.
Adds a real different effect to the card together with the pretty vellum poinsettia's which finish the card off perfectly.
Gorgeous as always.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

gailgale said...

I love this die.
It fills the whole card and gives the message.

magpie said...

Helloooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! oooo Oh wow1 Stunning card Sue and only used with PVA glues! What a fantastic technique and like you've said, to make in batches too. Just beautiful and the velum poinsettias with that touch of silver just gives it that finishing touch. Love Velum and love the Joy to the World die. "Thank you Sue" too for another great video along with the inspiration that you give to us all. Sending love and hugs to you Sue, your mom and family xx Sending love and hugs to all our Wilsonettes who are in need of some too xx Love Karen xx

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Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous as usual. Always love your white on white cards. They are so different.