Saturday, 24 October 2015

Shimmery Channel Card


Hi bloggers!  This just happens to be one of my personal favourites of all the Christmas cards that I made this year, mostly because I love being able to use some everyday dies as well as Christmas themed ones.  I love how well they work together!  I hope you will grab a few minutes to watch the video.

This week's winner of the Wednesday Card giveaway is:

A Happercrafter6!!!

Congratulations!  Please email me at americansue1@gmail.com to confirm your address and claim your card!









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






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145 comments:

Pam said...

Lovely card Sue. I would be thrilled to get a card like that. Congrats to Hapoercrafter on your win.
Tracey, good luck and best wishes for your op on Monday.
Special hugs for Melody and Francis and all who are not well. Cheryl, your words yesterday were lovely.
Have a good weekend everyone.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, this is a gorgeous card. Congratulations happycrafter well done.
Nancyd xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a beautiful card and I am definitely going to have a go at making this one or at least my take on it, must wait for hubby to wake up first though to see the video. I love the colours used.

Congrats to Happycrafter6.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, it's great how you show that everyday dies really can be used for any occasion. Congratulations happercrafter6 on your win.
Good luck for Monday Tracy, will be thinking of you. Hugs to all, especially those in pain. Sue XXX

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A lovely card and great video thank you,I like the way you always cut into your design.
Congratulations to Happy crafter.
Have a great weekend all. Take care Kitty.

Heather Rogers said...

Good Morning Sue

A beautiful card and as someone has said anyone would I am sure be thrilled to receive such a card.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Jan.moogie said...

Another stunning card Sue, you are on a roll. Thanks for sharing, hugs xxx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card that looks like you have used a blanket stitch around the center.

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card & a few changes and it could be used for any occasion.

Michele

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Just one word to describe this card today - stunning.

Well done to happycrafter6, enjoy your card from Sue.
Sam and Tracey - both very much in my thoughts xxx.
Lancashire Steph xx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Another wow super lovely card. Especially love the focal element. Will watch video later. Happy weekend all.

auscrafts said...

gorgeous card. Congratulations happycrafter

A Happercrafter6 said...

A beautiful card Sue.
What a surprise to win one of your beautiful cards. Thank you.
Jan
Northampton

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card - I love everything about it:-) Congratulations HappyCrafter. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
Congratulations Jan ! What great news to know you will own a Sue origional.
This card is good use of everyday dies - love it!
Anne M xx

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. A beautiful card. Off to watch the video. Congrats happy crafter. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs Heather.x

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. A beautiful card. Off to watch the video. Congrats happy crafter. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs Heather.x

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. A beautiful card. Off to watch the video. Congrats happy crafter. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs Heather.x

Michelle Corbin said...

It's really beautiful x

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, just beautiful!!! Will have to watch
video later :( I'm off to work!!!
Congratulations Happycrafter!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely Christmas card, I have the EF and snowflake dies so one I can try
Congratulations to the card winner
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Wow! oh! Wow! what a stunning card, love it.
Off to watch and learn
Have a great weekend
Patricia xxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. A gorgeous card that looks so classy in the milk and black colour way. Thanks for another great video tutorial.x

Sam Smithard said...

Hi Sue My Very Special Friend,
What A Fantastic Video And Card
You Really Truly Inspire Me With Your
Tremendous Cards I Really Wish I Could Come
Up With Terrific Ideas Like Youself, I Love The Fabulous Colour Palette
You've Chosen Sue As Always Thank You For Sharing.
Warmest Wishes To Your Mom And Colin
Love And Huge Hugs To Yourself
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes, Congratulations To Happy Crafter For Winning This Weeks Stunning
Wednesday Gift Card Enjoy!!!
Huge Hugs To Lancashire Steph Take Care
Carry On Crafting All ✂️✂️✂️

Brenda Lello said...

Good morning Sue,

What a beautiful card, I can understand why this is one of your favourite Christmas cards. Love it

Congratulations Happycrafter.

Hope everyone has a good day, love Brenda xxx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Exquisite absolutely exquisite card. Congratulations to Happercrafter6 . Yvonne xx

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
Wow what a stunning card, will watch the video. Congratulations to handcrafted.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather Treble

HeatherT said...

Drat autocorrect, congratulations to happycrafter.

Jan on the Fosse said...


Hi Sue
Yes you have done it again another stunning card.
Jan xx

TDQ Karen said...

Such a lovely card, really versatile as you say. Congratulations to Happycrafter

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW This is a stunning card very elegant and classy. Anyone would be over the moon to recieve this creation. The colours are beautiful and it just proves that you can mix and match your dies. Thanks for another great video which i will need to remind me how to make this one as sometimes words just wont do lol. Congratulations to Happycrafter6 on winning wednesdays beautiful card.
Take care everyone and have a lovely weekend.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Val Jones said...

Beautiful card Sue. No wonder its one of your favourites.
congratulations to the lucky winner of Wednesdays fabulous card. I'm sure you'll treasure it.
Love Val in Spain x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Just watched the video - wonderful to see it all come together, the St. Lucia die set really sets of the sentiment beautifully...the sparkle version of the mica powders is new to me, must look out for those...

Congratulations to Happercrafter...

Izzy

Anonymous said...

This card is very pretty.

Sandy (tort)

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this is a gorgeous card. I can understand why it is one of your favourites.It is great to mix and match Christmas and non Christmas dies. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

Jane Franklin said...

Another stunning card, how do you manage to come up with such beauties, brilliant. Congrats to 'jan' on winning weds card. Best wishes to all jxxx

Aspiring crafter said...

Very lovely card Sue, I love that embossed background,
XxRuth

crossstitchmarg said...

Good Morning Sue,
Wow this is a beautiful card, absolutely gorgeous. How is it you come up with these wonderful cards all the time.
I am in awe of your talent.
You have inspired me so much in my card making.
It haven't seen the video yet but will watch it right after leaving this comment for you
Have a wonderful weekend.
Maggie

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Wow! What a stunning card! It always fascinates me how you chop and change your dies to make new shapes, for a second I thought it was a new die lol!. The black and milk card look so pretty together and the enchanted gold mica is gorgeous. The recipient of this card would be thrilled to receive it. I enjoy video days thank you for sharing with us. Because my Grand Caliber broke yesterday I was using my Cuttlebug to cut out the smaller shapes and was pleased to see that a lot of your dies went through the rollers.
Congratulations to Happycrafter
Hugs x
Heather T

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue love the dies used and the dimension on the card xx hazel

gwen70 said...

Wonderful card Sue, a real stunner

Wendy L said...

So beautiful, xxx

Anne said...

Lovely card, Sue. I'm looking forward to seeing Jan's prize!

Anne (Northampton)

Sylvia Yates said...

Simply stunning card this morning Sue. Absolutely love it. Have a great day everybody
hugs Sylvia xx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Stunning card Sue, off to watch the video.
Rosemary xx

marg said...

Hello Sue
Pretty card today to cheer up a wet and dull day!
Congrats Happycrafter!
Take care
Love Marg

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Lovely Card , well done to the Happycrafter .
Elaine H X

Bente Sørflaten said...

Such a pretty card, love the embossed background and the way you have used the dies.
Congrats to the Happycrafter!

Chris Curry said...

This is a definite winner for me. I love anything with snowflakes. Thank you Sue.Xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

This another beautiful card seems very intricate but simple at the same time. just lovely.

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. Great card, it is really good that all your dies can be used for different occasions. Love the colour combo on this one. I hope everyone has a peaceful weekend.

Love Rosemarie xx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue, stunning card. I enjoyed the demo video.
B xx

Anne Crawford said...

Stunning Christmas card and Video!
Definitely a card for someone very special.
I would like to try something similar for our son and daughter in law for their anniversary which is in December , this would be perfect!
Hugs to all xo

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card. Great mix of dies. Thanks for sharing.
Congratulations to the card winner.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Sue. Will watch video later. Congratulations to happy rafter. JJxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card, love the mix of dies.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

June Horrocks said...

Love this stunning card sue very special card thank you
Love June horrocks xxxxxx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning sue what a beautiful and Lacey card I love the colour
And the design is wonderful

Debs A xxx

Pearl said...

Another super card and another video, you are really spoiling us Sue. Thank you so much.

The card is lovely and would be a wonderful Christmas card for me to send this year.

I think I have all of the dies now too.

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl x

Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue, another lovely card, unfortunately I don't have these dies - yet!
Wendyx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - such a clever card using different types of dies and the result is amazing. You come up with so many brilliant ideas, thank you so much. Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Nannieflash said...

Morning Sue on a wet Saturday, wow this card is just amazing love all the layers/channels they look just fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card Sue.

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

A stunner of card for today, I love the layers and channel, makes the composition just 'pop' out on you.

Still in my thoughts, Melody & Francis, Tracy, Lorraine & Wheely Bad.

Thank you Pam.

Congratulations Happycrafter, enjoy your card.

Love and hugs to all in pain or discomfort, I hope your day becomes kinder to you.

Cheryl xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a beautiful and delicate card, love channel cards. Well done HappyCrafter on winning the card giveaway. Have a great day every one. Bx

Jean Z said...

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

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Simply beautiful, that's all I can say.

sunshinepen said...

Beautiful ..... Have a great day and crafty hugs

Pen x

hollyberry said...

Lovely card today.
Congratulations to the card winner,enjoy.

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Absolutely gorgeous Christmas card love it.

Congratulations to the card winner

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
this is a real stunner... so elegant... so delicate...
And the snowflake border which is one of my favourite winter dies ever.
May I have this card please? ;-))
Rolf xxx

Lorraine Freeman said...

Congratulations happycrafter.
Love the intricacy of today's card. A lot of thought and attention to detail put in to this one Sue, thanks.
Sorry if I put too much info in yesterday's post.
Today I have the aftermath of the flu jab to cope with on top of the fibromyalgia, not a great combo. Hoping to take my mind off it with some crafting later. Also going to watch some of Sue's videos.
Love n hugs to all in need and wishing good things to all

Paula said...

This is a lovely card Sue, I'm off to make the usual cuppa so I can sit and watch the video in comfort! :)
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Simply adorable!!
:-)
Lorna D

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue and crafters.

Love the card as usual I love how u can just mix and match everything together how can anyone possibly go wrong? Lol videos are always fantastic.

Lorraine 1972. Yes I'm getting nervous now lol
Going to cross house for the surgery and chemotherapy. And Glasgow for the radiotherapy and fertity treatment. Not all in that order of course.
I was meant to have the surgery in Ayr last week but they decidedto use the ultrasound and wire technique which they don't do in Ayr so was referred back to crosshouse. So that's why it was delayed u a week. Xx

Hugs and love to all those in need xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, stunning card, would love to receive a card like this.
Off to watch video,
Congratulations Happy crafter on winning Sues card.
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

dmjones said...


Another stunning card,



Doreen x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful Christmas card. Lots of intricate detail and very elegant in the white & black. Thanks for the video. Congratulations to the lucky card winner.

Julie Elli said...

GM Sue and all.
Fab card with my 2 favourite Sue things! Snowflake border and channel card!
Congrats to Happercrafter
Big hug
Julie E

carol quinn said...

Breathtaking sue....
Congratulations to a happy crafter on your win
Carol

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Wow a beautiful card today sue its absolutely gorgeous x I'm hoping to get some crafting time this weekend and have yet to try a channel card so this will definately be on my to do list x off to watch the video now x
Take care everyone you are all in my thoughts x
Theresa w xxx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
Love the card but would replace the black with another colour.
Congratulations Happercrafter.
Regards,
Evis M.

Bejay Roles said...

Morning, Sue,
Morning Wilsonettes. WOW...what a stunner! There is so much intricate detail on every part of this beautiful card, Sue. It's a definite winner!
Bejay x

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Ooops x congratulations to happycrafter x
Theresa w xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Awesome card. Will have to watch the video later as it's my birthday and the family are all arriving so it will be busy but hopefully happy.
Beverley W

Rose in chester said...

Thank you Sue for yet another masterpiece , your card is gorgeous. Can't wait until I can see them on my pc at home.
Hugs, Rose

SueJ said...

Stunning card Sue, very elegant.

Jacquie said...

Another stunning card Sue. Love it.

Love & hUgs

Jacquie J xxx
http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

Tracy Stitt said...

Oh I forgot to congratulate
Happycrafter 6 on her win
Well done xx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Love this card. Off to watch your video, thanks. SueL x

Kate's Cards said...

Really pretty!
Sue do you think you could do some cards using only embossing folders? I don't own many dies, but do have lots of embossing folders! Some new inspiration would be fab. xxx

TOB said...

Hi Sue, what more can I say than just gorgeous.
Operation postponed again due to a respiratory infection.
Hugs to all
Theresa xx

Tressa said...

Another beautiful card. Thank you Sue.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, A beautiful card, loving the use of the die-cuts.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

karenlotty said...

For me I think I need to see this in real life I love the layout etc but the black is a bit stark on my iPod

Anonymous said...

So many interesting elements to your card. Lovely. Jan D., Florida, USA

Diane said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today, I.can see why it's a favourite. I'm so glad I weakened and bought the snowflake boarder die after all, it's making a regular appearance. Love your top again today, really pretty.
Love and hugs to you and your mum
Diane G xxxx
Congratulations to happy crafter Jan xxx
Tracey - sending you a big hug my love, will be thinking of you on Monday xxxxx

CraftyJo said...

No wonder it's your favourite - it's lovely :)

julie laz said...

Ooo my goodness sue, what a beautiful card, crafty hugs Julie Laz xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I can see why this is a favourite of yours. Very clever use of the dies and dusting with the mica looks so pretty. I think it would still look good using a deep blue or red for those of us that shy away from black.

Beverley W - Happy Birthday, hope you have a great day with the family.

Congratulations Jan (A Happercrafter6) on being the Wednesday Winner. You have won a stunning card, enjoy!

Frances

Muriel Kelly said...

Very pretty card, love the edge and the pearls.
Muriel x

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
It's a beautiful card today, love the design, the EF, well everything really!!!
Congratulations to Happercrafter6.
Love and prayers to all on the blog who are having treatment, waiting for treatment or are caring for them.
Maureen xxx

hettygarlick said...

What a lovely card - so effective. The St Lucia die is so pretty.

Sassy said...

A truly lovely card anyone would be thrilled to receive. It's quite amazing how you pull a few things together and create such beautiful works of art!

Congratulations Happycrafter6 on being the recipient of Sue's card!

ursula said...

A fab card again today Sue, you make it all sound so easy, wish I could say that.....luv Ursula xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

stunning card Sue
Gr Karin

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Love your beautiful channel card and as always thank you for a great video too. Congratulations to Happycrafter on winning the Wednesday card.

Tracy you are in my thoughts every day but will be thinking of you on Monday as you prepare for surgery.

Hugs and best wishes everyday
Pat

Anonymous said...

Nice card, Sue, and as always a joy to watch the video - thank you. Feeling drawn towards shimmery mica powder, but not at all 'arty' so shall ponder a little longer!
You look lovely and glowing in your super top, Sue!
Well done to happercrafter6 - now a happy crafter??! - on the card win.

'P' in Wales

Karen Drew said...

Stunning card

Congratulations to the winner.
Luv
Karen xx

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card today Sue. Thank you for sharing and for the video.. I keep thinking I must get the snowflake border because you are using it a lot. Think I will have to give in.

barbara macaskill said...

Love all the texture and depth on this card! It really shines! TFS!

Suzzette Yandle said...

This card is certainly a stunner of a card. Yes, I would be one of those persons who would love to receive this card for Christmas! I like how you used everyday dies with Christmas/Winter die cuts and folder. Love how you cut the one die cut to make a filigree edging to your greeting piece. Sue, you are most clever. Thanks for the video. Did I tell you I finally found the "thumb" icons so I can "like" each video? Wishing all a wonderful weekend.

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Another beautiful card! We need a new set of words! I love the Snowflake Set and have used it a great deal . Mind you you have helped along the way!
Thinking of you today Tracy. Do hope and pray all goes well for you. X
Cheryl - that was a very inspirational verse yesterday! Thank you. X
Melody and Francis lots of love X Mollie special hugs for you , your Mum no Dad and sisters! X
Have a good weekend everyone - or the best you can in the circumstances.
My kitchen looks as if a bomb has hit it! Seven for lunch make a fair bit of mess!
Break over - tidy up time!
Love Myra xxx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Another lovely Christmas card and as you say I'm sure anyone would be delighted to receive it. I love the colour combination and I don't think much beats a sparkling snowflake border. Thanks for sharing.

Congratulations to A Happercrafter6

Best wishes

terrie said...

Such a lovely card...thanks for sharing it with the video...tfs
Well done Sue

Linda Norris said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card the colours do go well together, thanks for sharing another great video. Loved yesterday's cards as well, was too ill to even get out of bed yesterday.

Congratulations to A happycrafter6 enjoy your prize.

Hugs
Linda xx

magpie said...

Helloooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Beautiful stunning card Sue xx The dies just compliment each other and the Snowflake border, tag set are my favourites.....not got it, but that won't stop it being my favourite! lol! xx Loved watching the video, great as always x "Thank you Sue" Sending love and hugs to you Sue, your mom and family xx Sending love and hugs to all our Wilsonettes in need of some too xx Congratulations Happycrafter6! Wonderful! Do the whoop whoop dance! xx Love Karen xx

Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. Fantastic christmas card, by using a different sentiment and border die you could make a general card. Thanks for the inspiration xx

Lisbeth said...

Love this card Sue and as I have all the dies and embossing folder there is no excuse for me not to try to make something similar.
Lisbeth

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Fabulous yet again. Great video too. Congratulations to Happycrafter on winning the card.
Thinking of Melody and Francis, Wheely, Lorraine, Tracey and TOB Theresa xxx
Love and hugs to all, Alison xx

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
This is a stunning card, although I would probably try different colours.
Must have a go at this one as I have some of the dies.
Congratulations to happycrafter6.
x

IVY Cheong said...

Hi Sue,

Another lovely card from you. Always love white on white. Take care, Ivy xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautoful

liz spooner said...

Such a lovely card today Sue, love that border especially after yesterdays card.xx

Janet Hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card today, love monochrome.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful Christmas card. You have used 3 sets of my favourite dies, Stunning!

Big Hugs :-)

Tina XX

Tina Eldridge said...

Forgot to say congratulations to our lucky Wednesday winner.

Tina XX

Theresa Pace said...

stunning monochrome. ace, hugs xx

lilian said...


Hi Sue, wow what a beautiful card, will watch video later
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Dawn Holben said...

Wow that is one very special Christmas card and I love all
the swirls and snowflakes and all the other lovely little details on it.
You have been one busy lady

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
WHAT A LAVISH CARD. FABULOUS
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Helen x said...

Hi Sue

Very beautiful today.

Love Helen x

Melody said...

Hi Sue, really beautiful card love all the dies an the colours are great. Take Care Melody xxxXxxx

Sandy H said...

Beautiful design. Love the bling.
Congratulations to the Wednesday card winner.
I've been trying to catch up on the cards and posts I've missed this week.
Melody, so sorry the results weren't what you were hoping for. My heart goes out to you all. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Take care everyone.

DeCor said...

It is good to see the use of more than just Christmas dies for cards. A lovely card.

Debra Kenworthy said...

Congratulations to the card winner!
An absolutely wonderful card Sue! Love the way the die cuts work together and the gold mica looks fabulous. Lots of sparkle which I love. Debra x

Vie Carter said...

Another great card

Vie
x

Jan from Long Island said...

Wow...gorgeous card.

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card love it. Very unusual which is good.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous monochromatic card.

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
What can I say, this card is absolutely stunning & beautiful & I love every design element you have created.
Amazing textures & colours which work perfectly together.

Gorgeous card as always from a very talented lady.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

Jean said...

Stunning!

Eunice said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous I don't know what else to say!!!!

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card .
Take care
Hazel G XX

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