Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Finishing Touches


Hi there my crafty friends!  The last day of our blog launch, but I have saved the Finishing Touches for you today.  First up are the Blushing Rose die set and the Bearded Pansy die set.  For those of you that love your floral elements on cards but want to keep the dimension to a minimum, these dies are for you.  They are beautifully detailed, but don't add any real height to your cards and projects.  Both floral sets come in an assortment of sizes and with matching leaves so you have everything you need to create stunning projects.  The Blushing Rose shown here is such a striking addition to any card and the Pansy set will be great for those gardeners amongst us!  I know that you will be reaching for these sets time and time again, I know that I did!   Just a reminder too, please feel free to "pin" any of the cards or dies that you like or share them with your friends on other social media sites.  I would love for you to help me spread the word about the new release!    Leave a comment and then be sure to check back at 12 noon for the next release.  You won't want to miss it!  Al for now, Sue x
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Pam Hartlepool said...

So beautiful, love these dies. I've been waiting for these.
Melody I hope you get Francis home today, please take care of yourself.
Good luck for today Tracey.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card and another two fabulous die sets was at my local craft shop yesterday and they had your new dies already I was very surprised but pleased.
Nancyd xx

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue
Luv Rach :)
Rachel Macfarlane

Pearl said...

More beautiful flower dies for us to create lovely flowers, thank you sooo much Sue, the card you have made with them today is fab.

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl x

Muriel Kelly said...

Perfect ! For those cards you have to post and pansies are an absolute favourite too.
Thank you Sue, definite NEEDS Lol !!!

Muriel x

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
I love adding flowers to my cards but with my hands I find rolling or shaping tricky but these would make things a lot easier Love the card
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina G x x x

Sam Smithard said...

To My Very Special Friend Sue
What Can I Say Extremely Beautiful Cards
Stunning Dies That Can Be Used In So Many
Useful Ways.
Take Great Care My Friend
Warmest Wishes To Your Mom And Colin
Love And Huge Hugs To Yourself
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes
Huge Hugs To Lancashire Steph
Carry On Crafting ✂️✂️✂️

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card today, love, love, love the dies today, ooh these will be soo useful. Flowers never go wrong but these are so real looking. Yvonne xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Well these dies are certain must haves.
A beautiful card too.
thank you take care Kitty Davies.

auscrafts said...

beautiful card ,love the pansies die

chantal schenk said...

Gorgeous card, just love love love the roses. I'm in love...
Hugs, Chantal S

Maria Illsley said...

Flowers are a must so these dies would be very useful especially for cards that need to be posted xxx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful dies. love to put flowers on my cards but don't always want to add extra height so these are perfect!
Maggie B xx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another set of stunning dies and a stunning card thank you tracyw

Anonymous said...

Beautiful dies Sue, definitely a must have xx love Kim D

Nubiene Peltier said...

Greetings Sue

Lovely card those roses are a great feature easy to pack away in an envelope still has a 3D look to it
Colours are vibrant X

Nana on the Hill said...

Two more stunning die sets Sue, you really were on an inspired role when you designed these sets weren't you xx

Karen Derbyshire said...

What lovely dies, and what fun we could have with them. The card is so pretty too.

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
I absolutely looooove these they will enable us to add flowers without the height......... Perfect! Your card as usual is fabulous! I've already had loads of people re-pinning my pins of your new dies.
Hugs x
Heather T

anne mather said...

Hi Sue,
Crafty way to add flowers! Fabulous . As we all say the height of some flowers means you can't post but these will help with that. They look better cut than on the page - they are stunnung - again!
Well done again!
Anne M xx (Sheffield)

Anonymous said...

Oooh how I love your finishing touches, Sue! Think these both a winner and hope you'll post a card with the pansy set in due course.
Melody, hope Francis does come home today but what a time to have a cold - know what it was like when Mr 'P' was on chemo, always anxious not to catch anything.
Tracy - thinking of you.

'P' in Wales

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Fabulous dies and so useful for those cards that have to be posted. Thank you so much for not only designing dies which are very craftable and versatile, but for sharing your creations to inspire us.
Tracy - good luck for today.
Melody and family - I hope the doctor comes round early enough for Francis to get home today.
Rebecca in Colorado - I think you've started a trend - we all want "wish lusts" now!!! Sue XXX

rosiejt said...

What lovely and useful dies again. Great card, too.

999gothchick said...

Brilliant for cards that need to be posted, love these hugs Wendy Wells, Newark

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card. These dies are great for adding floral touches to cards that need to be flat. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Debra Kenworthy said...

Great card! Wonderful for crafters who like cards with less dimension. Debra x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. I don't know how you do it, so many great die designs and these are particularly useful for any card that has to be posted, beautiful.x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue, these flower dies are gorgeous they will be very useful for cards which need posting. The card is beautiful too.
BarbaraV

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Love the pansy dies.

A Happercrafter6 said...

Good morning Sue. Lovely dies and how good to have a pansy. Look forward to seeing a card with it.
Jan
Northampton

Linda Downs said...

Good Morning Sue, oooh these finishing touches are so delicate, detailed and just beautiful for all us floral lovers. I especially love the pansy, which opens up a whole world of colouring in many different colours.
Best wishes, Linda in Glasgow

Jackie Trinder said...

Oh Sue this is a stunning card I love the design. The dies are amazing I do love flowers on cards. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Beautiful dies, especially the pansy dies, I don't think I have ever seen a pansy die, and they are beautiful flowers, I'm looking forward to watching you demo the rose die, your card is beautiful.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Linda Graham said...

I congratulate you Sue on these dies,postage is expensive these days especially if the card has dimention so these will be great,thank you,Linda x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, well what can I say about these new dies, words fail me, you have hit the nail on the head with the Rose die, especially if we want to make a beautiful card but are conscious of the postage costs, this fits the bill exactly, I so love roses and know that these dies will be used again and again by me. Good luck everyone.

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

Clare W said...

GM Sue. When I saw both these sets of dies I just had to have them! So please don't put me in the draw for these. Love the rose but can't wait to see what you can do with that pansy. Don't think I've ever seen a pansy die before. Love it.

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
These two dies are beautiful and so different - as are the cards. It amazes me how you come up with such pretty and unique dies
Pat x

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

Two more very useful dies. Much easier and cheaper to post.

Love
Roz.x

hollyberry said...

Always love flowers and these are lovely and so useful.

sonja_w said...

I post a lot of my cards to Germany so these will be perfect for me. Love the roses x

Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue lovely card, I love this die as I brought it and it is lovely and will be very useful
Kathy B

Sandra Biggs said...

Hi Sue
A flower can just be the finishing touch to a card and these are beautiful.

TDQ Karen said...

Very pretty and great for those cards that have to be posted

dmj from kettering said...


Love that card, so stunning!!
Love the rose . . . . but that pansy is lovely too!




Doreen x

Jayem said...

Ah Sue, how lovely. I would really love to see the pansy one in a card. It is certainly a very different die from anything else on the market. Please get them to us in Australia soon.

Regards

Jan from NSW (Aus)

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. What a fantastic idea. These will look stunning on a card. Just the right thing to finish a card. Hugs Heather.x

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. What a fantastic idea. These will look stunning on a card. Just the right thing to finish a card. Hugs Heather.x

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, another beautiful card showing how fabulous the new die sets are. Love both sets, but the pansy dies would be fabulous with multiple colours like in nature. Bx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Love your card ... well "flowers" they are a "must have" for me!!
Have a great day
Patricia xxx

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue these are just gorgeous and will be so useful. The card is so pretty x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card and these dies are stunning. I think both are a must have because they are so pretty and the fact they lie flat for postage. Cant wait to see what you have done with the pansy.
Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Glennis said...

These would be ideal for embellishments for my cards = just perfect!
Glennis in NZ

PharmacyMichele said...

Stunning card & two brilliant due sets. I think they'll be so useful all year round. The rose would look fantastic on wedding or anniversary cards.

Michele

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful roses, your card is beautiful and the dies will be so useful. I love flowers of all kinds but roses are so special and I received a beautiful bouquet this morning from my husband on our 31st wedding anniversary. I made a card for him using the die that I was fortunate to win from your last launch, and he was very happy with it. Good luck to everyone for the draw!
Thanks for sharing your beautiful creations,
Heather Treble

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
These dies are gorgeous I love the card as well.
I've learnt that with all your flower dies you can make so many different flowers as well.
Wonderful, thanks for sharing
Maggie in Solihull

Anonymous said...

Two beautiful die Sue. As already been said good for posting. JJxx

hettygarlick said...

Very lovely Sue and an excellent idea. I love the dimensional cards, but sadly they're not treated well in the postal system. They arrive with the 3d flowers, bows etc completely squashed flat. Even putting them in a box doesn't always help. I now save cards like that for people I can give them to by hand. Some flower dies that can be used "flat" will be so useful - and they're beautiful too!

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning sue what a beautiful card and the design is wonderful

Debs A xxx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous floral dies and so useful that they are so beautifully detailed but do not

have the problem of height going through the post which is a nightmare for us.

Beautiful card stunning.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Perfect flowers for finishing a card . They are beautiful.
Love Kate from Kendal xxx

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue these dies are just great so much detail and it's super to have the outside cutting edge as well. Love from Jackie xx

lilian said...


Hi Sue, now these are just up my street, have to have these, just love your flower sets
Loved the card.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Love these especially the pansy. I really like that they have all the detail without the height, with postage costs being as expensive as they are. Well done for thinking of that for us!
Daily hugs and prayers for Melody and Francis xx
Tracy, good luck for today hope it goes ok, hugs xxx
Love and hugs to all, Alison xxx

IVY Cheong said...

Wow always love my flowers and these dies will solve my problem of colouring. Great! Ivy xx

Anonymous said...

Theresa says x
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Beautiful dies sue I love them both x as you said they are fantastic for flatter cards x the card is really pretty too x thankyou sue x
Melody I do hope francis is home today and hope your cold gets better x
Laine hoopefully the antibiotics kick in soon and your feeling better x
Yvonne your boys really do look after they must make you so proud x have a lovely time with mil does she craft ?
Linda forgot to say that it was fantastic timing for hubby to be in trouble ! Don't feel bad about milking it you deserve to be treated x
Tracy sending you a hug for today x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Jan on the Fosse said...


Sue
I think everyone loves flowers these are perfect.
Jan x

Nanny Jo said...

I've always been a sucker for your flower dies, Sue! They are so different from any others, and these are the perfect 'finishing touch' as ever . Nanny Jo xx N Ireland

Aspiring crafter said...

Beautiful flowers Sue , the roses look fab and I am sure the pansie dies will look lovely and with the right colouring very realistic....love pansies!
XxxRuth

Anonymous said...

Karen L - Sittingbourne
Wow wow wow - what a lovely die - so effective - another one I NEED to have in my stash!!

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Love these pretty flowers. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Erica Skeeter of Wye said...

I knew I was going to just love these floral sets the rose is absolutely stunning as is the pansy. I can't wait to see you demonstrate them on your videos. So looking forward to what is coming next. You have certainly kept the best till last Sue. See you later. Erica Skeeter of Wye

Barbara Gosden said...

Gorgeous flowers Sue, I absolutely love the rose.
B xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very pretty . love Jean Z xxx

Anne O said...

Hi Sue,
Gorgeous card! Love the flower dies. I love making 3D flowers, but these are such a clever alternative - especially for posting or for when time is short. I hope one of your later cards features the pansies - one of my favourite flowers as they always seem to have a cheeky grin on their faces! Best wishes, Anne O (Epsom)

Jan.moogie said...

Perfect for those of us that have to worry about postage charges and they are gorgeous too. xxx

foxyg said...

Two lovely die sets. Both gorgeous. Love the card too.
GillyH

Cards2Di4 said...

Hi Sue. These are clever dies. Very useful. And so beautiful too. Diane (Cards2Di4)

CHERYL Brown said...

Hi Sue,

Beautiful card, Hmm, now how many finishing touches can I have? Let's see, ALL of them!

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

June Horrocks said...

Oh sue I love this card the flowers and dies just stunning thank you love June Horrocks xxxxx

karenlotty said...

Now these are definitely for me because I post a lot of my cards, so the depth of the card is important It's a good job Christmas is just around the corner

Val.S said...

Oh wow,Sue,you left the best till last! Beautiful card & awesome dies!
Hugs,Val.s

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, You know me, anything with flowers and I am sold. These are great and will as so many have said help when posting a card, but great layered up for dimension. See you at noon.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock x x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Love these flowers! And the card is beautiful.
These dies also lend themselves beautifully to decoupaging (I know that's strictly speaking not the correct term but I think people will know what I mean), so one can even get a sort of 3D look without adding too much to the height, keeping postage to a minimum.
Hugs, Rose

Anne said...

Looking forward to seeing more cards with these dies. They look great.

Anne (Northampton)

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Beautiful card and sentiment. I'm a dimensional flower girl but can see how useful these will be for posting.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Love both these sets - the embossing gives plenty of detail to bring them to life but without adding too much height so perfect for posting...thank you...

Izzy

marg said...

Good Morning Sue !
Love the card today, and looking forward to more with the Pansy on!!
Thank you for different flowers for my cardmaking too!
Just posted my Christmas cards to Australia, in a jiffy bag, 20 pounds this time!!!!!
Take care
Love Marg ( Bristol)

karen keen said...

Good Morning Sue
Beautiful unique dies. Very different to anything else available.
Love
Karen in Telford xx

my craft cupboard said...

Beautiful card Sue, the colours are gorgeous.
I can see this die being a very useful tool to have in every-ones kit.
hugs
sharon :)

Anonymous said...

How lovely these dies are.Love them both.
Greetje.

Anne Crawford said...

Wonderful card! These dies are are great idea and really needed.
Anne xo

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a really stunning card this morning and the roses look beautiful, a very clever and useful die and I love the look of the pansies. Looking forward to seeing you again at noon. This launch has been amazing, thank you,
YvonneMayxx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Love this card and like the idea of being able to add flower embellishments without adding too much height to the finished card.
Rosemary xx

Tressa said...

A beautiful card. It is good to have dies that produce flat flowers that still give the feeling of texture and flow. I look forward to a video of showing their use in the near future. Perfect for those occasions when we want flowers on a card but need to rely on the postal service for delivery. Such a good idea, thank you.

Teresa (Kettering)

SueJ said...

Gorgeous card Sue.
Both these dies are really nice and would be so useful in any craft room.
Can't wait to see what you will do with the pansy dies.

Susan James.

Angela (UK) said...

What a great idea Sue, love the card
~ Angela ~ (UK)

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A lovely card, good dies for cards that need to be posted, but you want to include flowers.
Lydia
X

Bente Sørflaten said...

Beautiful flower dies, Sue!
Very pretty card, too!

gwen70 said...

Love the look of both dies , but the pansy would have to be my fave

Maggie said...

Gorgeous card in one of my fav colour combos great dies so useful

MaggieH🙂

mouse said...

Lovely idea for flower cards that need to be posted. Very pretty indeed.

Nannieflash said...

Morning Sue, oh wow that is gorgeous, I wasnt sure how those flower dies worked but Im really surprised at how stunning they do look. hugs Shirley (Coleford)xxxxx

carol quinn said...

Stunning card, the roses are really life-like
Carol

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue
When I thought I had sufficient flower dies, along comes Sue Wilson's November launch. So pleased to see non dimensional flowers, sometimes on a small card layered flowers can look too bulky. I know I won't be able to resist these.
Regards
Dorianne

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Just about to make a card which will be similar but with your open and closed daisies. I would like to think it would turn put a little like yours, but I will keep on thinking. .... lol. What a lovely few days we are having.

Diane said...

Hi Sue
Yet another gorgeous card and what beautiful flower dies too. I'm looking forward to seeing the pansy constructed - do they come with matching stamps I wonder? Thank you for sharing
Love Diane G xxxxx
Tracey hope all goes well for your treatment today. Xxxx
Heather T happy anniversary xxx

Love2papercraft said...

Hello Sue & WW!
I'll start with the last offering for Monday...what a beautiful feminine & frilly card! So many pretty elements...I spy the Corvus & Emma as well. I want them all! No surprise there :o)
Now on to today's first offering...oohh la la! The roses and this card are soooo pretty! So many techniques to try...stained glass, glitter, paper piecing...oh yay! And I'm VERY eager to see the bearded pansies in full bloom, so to speak, guided by your green thumb Sue! They've already been added to my epic Wish Lust. You are so thoughtful Sue to consider all types of paper crafters (2D & 3D) in your design process. Thank you so much :o)
Laine, "non essential fripperies"? really? Now that hurts! I'm sorry you are subject to this abuse. I'm afraid it's a world-wide epidemic tho as I too have been shamed & deemed fund-less with regards to craft purchases. Is it not the season of giving? Aren't we also taught that in order to love others, we must first learn to love ourselves? I'm simply trying to model these teachings by giving myself love in the form of Sue Wilson dies! We are so misunderstood, you and I.
Maria, I do feel sorry for Santa that the Wilsonettes' lust lists contain items that are so heavy- especially when in the quantities we seek! It's too bad our hobby isn't based on feathers instead of metal dies & paper - that's some heavy stuff! Although, considering the sacrilege I wrote in the previous paragraph, I don't think Santa will be stopping by my house this Christmas lol!
ps-I feel your pain regarding 12 hour shifts -that's my life Tuesday thru Friday. Icky.
Yvonne G. I wonder if Fools and Horses is available on Netflix. I've never heard of it, but it sounds like lots of fun! Of course it is clear your joy in the evening stemmed from a place much deeper than any show :o)
Theresa, my Mum laughs because, to this day, I tell her no one makes cinnamon & sugar toast as good as she does. She used to think I was teasing her because she didn't cook much when I was growing up, but I'm not kidding! Even though it couldn't be simpler to make, hers is the best!
Well, just 2 more posts for this launch :( sad to have it end, but what a launch it has been! Aren't we all so lucky?! (Ok, maybe Santa's lower back and reindeer won't feel so lucky on December 26th). But we are lucky & blessed to have such inspiration from Sue! As it's back to my weekly grind after a sleep, I may not get to comment on the next 2 posts (or if so, it'll be short & sweet - "how refreshing" you say). But anyway, I'll bid my adieus now & wish good luck to all in the drawings.
Hugs to all xxx Rebecca in Colorado

hazel young said...

gorgeous flower dies Sue love the card x xhazel young nottm

nattyboots said...

Gorgeous Card Color and Flowers Sue , love it !
Take Care
Elaine H X

Norah McPhee said...


Good morning Sue,
Another card finished off to perfection and makes ideal embellishments for when needing to post and keeps height and weight down which we all need to watch nowadays but still makes a stunning car. Thank you for your wonderful imagination in bringing us useful and thought out dies for our crafty arsenal.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (glenochil)

Crafty Cruiser said...

Oh so lovely! It's good so have some 'finishing touches' which will make for easier posting.
Doreen R

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, a beautiful card again today! The rose and pansy dies are beautiful - more for the wishlist!
Janette x

Jane said...

Good morning Sue Absolutely gorgeous! Jane B.

sandy acland said...

A lovely card.

Sue Edwards said...

Perfect Sue. I love all the floral elements and will be buying these.

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
So sad it's already the last day, I so enjoy your blog three times a day!
These flowers are super, because there are indeed times when we all need less dimension!
The roses look stunning, but I can't wait to see what you do with the pansies!!
:-)
Lorna D

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Fab fab fab I love ma flowers. I love ur card the wee rose is just perfect. I'll have to get these as well for my collection although mine never look as good. Has that been a week of new dies already?

Thanks sue for the opportunity to win a set and for sharing ur amazing talent with us all. I dunno what I'd do without my sue fix everyday lol

Well ladies chemotherapy day has arrived!!
Well if they can get the line into my hand anyways. They said they would try but my veins aren't behaving with all the bloods tests etc that they've done on the one arm as they can't use the other. So might need a picc line inserted. That's another week to wait as I have to travel to Ayr hospital for that as they don't do it in cross house. Isn't that silly?? And crosshouse is a way bigger hospital too. Ah well what can u do?

Thanks for all ur well wishes it's really kept me going ladies so thanks from the bottom of my heart

Love to all plus hugs xx

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card, love the sentiment.
It's great that these flower dies are flat as a lot of my cards have to go in the post.
Another for the wish list. x

iReneM said...


Brilliant flower dies :)

Just the job for cards that have to
be posted.

Lovely sample card!

Irene (W/boro)

x

C A W said...

Done it again Sue, so pleased that you have designed low profile flowers, and what beauties. Definitely on, my list.

Sparrow said...

Pansies - brilliant - I grow them all year round.

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Oh you have done it again, whooooo!

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Angela D said...

Great idea, flowers but no height, I love them
Angela D
Aberdeenshire

Pat James said...

Good morning sue,
Beautiful card, & dies, can't wait to see what else you come up with using these.

Hugs pat xx

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card Sue. Love this beautiful flower dies.

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
These will be so useful, flat or 3d as I think they will mount up beautifully.
Maureen xxx

Littlelamb said...

Another set of beautiful dies and will be each for posting the cards. Thank you.

Val Jones said...

These are so sweet Sue. I especially love the pansies and its great that they look lovely when theyre added flat.

love Val in Spain x

Annie Pennington said...

Love all the finishing touches die sets but the pansy set is fab.

Annie Pennington xx








Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, these dies will make the perfect finishing touch, they are lovely.
Today's card is so perfect, thank you, Jess x

Ann Mansfield said...

Good idea flat flowers, while i love raised flowers they are not easy to post without getting damaged and of course extra postal charges because of thickness, these dies will solve these problems, well done

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
I love these flower dies. The pansy is my favourite.
Regards,
Evis M.

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

These are such pretty dies and will be a great addition to us flower loving creators. I'm looking forward to see some pansy creations. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Emily said...

Oh wow, flowers and they are gorgeous! Love them both. Roses and pansies are my favorite flowers. Great job in designing these.
Hugs, meme newt

Heather Cheesmur said...

Love the flower dies Sue, always handy for the "pretty" cards that we all make.
Heather C

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card. Love the flowers.

Fatdoc17 said...

Another beautiful card. Where do you get your inspiration when the sun stops shining and the winter lets you know it has arrived?

Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue, I love flowers on cards, as they just seem to add that final touch, and these new ones are beautiful. I like that they are flat, but look 3D, so a great addition to any Craft Arsenal. The card today is beautiful and I am so looking forward to seeing the cards you make with the Pansy Die, as I think that will be stunning.
Wendyx

Karen Drew said...

Wow! These dies look amazing. They look so dimensional and yet are flat. Pure genius

Luv
Karen xx

jenny Briggs said...

Love the card sue so stunning flowers are a lovely addition to any card

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. I love all your floral dies, but you are right, sometimes we do need flatter cards to go through the post. Brilliant.
SueL, Derby x

weefortune said...

Stunning flowers Sue, love them & an extra special card made with them. Hugs Elaine

Ruth Kidd said...

Morning Sue,
I think we're all agreed that the word for these is: "gorgeous". Lovely to see such realistic, but flat flowers. And pansies are a special favourite of mine.
Hugs, Ruth x

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
That's a fantastic idea just what I needed as you say if the dimension on your flowers are to deep the postage is a nightmare ..
The card is striking i love it
Hugs Sarah (Rotherham) xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

I'm not really a flower type of person but even I can see how lovely these are. Well done.
Beverley W

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
There is only one word for these dies FABULOUS!!! And perfect for adding to card without too many extra postage costs. Think I need these too. Oh heck.
Love and hugs for all
Saba

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Such a stunning card. These look like very useful dies to have. Love the colours you have used to showcase them.
Tooth Fairy Jo xx

Wendy L said...

I adore flowers, this is gorgeous, xxx

Jayne S said...

Wow these dies are stunning, a must have! Beautiful card too.

Linda said...

Hello Sue
This is the one I have been waiting for !! These dies are just beautiful. The pansy is actually my favourite flower. They just remind me of happy smiling faces, and never fail to cheer me up. Love what you have done with the rose die, and as you say, they are perfect for not adding too much height to the card. Can't wait to see what you do with the delightful pansy die !!
Love Linda W xx

Kate's Cards said...

Flowers are always a winner Sue.

sunshinepen said...

Morning Sue, I really do love the pansy I think its different from the roses. Lovely card

Crafty hugs

Pen (North devon)

Linda Norris said...

Hi Sue,
What a gorgeous card, these dies are brilliant.

Rebecca - In the doghouse is a phrase we use here as well and he's still in it haha!!
Teresa W - It is perfect timing isn't it, in fact he couldn't of times it better.
There is something else I could milk as well, I'm laid up in bed at the moment with a terrible cold and chest infection although that's not so good timing as we are off to stay in Sheffield tomorrow for our Son's graduation.

Tracy good luck today x
Melody big gentle hugs to you hope your cold is better quickly and I hope Francis is home today x Hugs to Molly as well.

Take care everyone
Linda xx

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Beautiful finishing touches, I'm sure we will all find these brilliant additions to our collection.
Hope you are having a good day, love Brenda XXX

Crafty Clare said...

Hi Sue, these dies really look good made up. I wondered how they would work.
Clare Anne x

Lorraine Freeman said...

Morning.
Sue my Mum is going to love these dies as she is always so conscious of postage costs. Maybe I can wait for her to buy them and then borrow them. Her budget for craft goodies is much bigger than mine but sadly only because she is on her own now so doesn't have to cater to anyone else's needs.
I do cards that usually require a box as most of mine I can give personally but it would be fab to play with these. If I was lucky enough to win these then I would share with my fabulous Mum.
Hope today's chemo goes ahead Tracey, you must just want to get it done now.
Laine, hope the anti b's are working so you feel better.
Yvonne take it steady, your boy's sound wonderful.
Sorry memory fails me again. Love n hugs where needed

Julie Kay said...

Beautiful card Sue - these dies are so modern and fresh. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful and elegant card. Your rose and pansy dies are beautiful and are on my 'must have' list.

Sue Foster said...

A beautiful finishing touch with both of these die sets. A definite must have!
Sue Foster (Croydon) x

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue!
I really like these dies as they are just that bit different. You really cant decide which dies you need until you see what Sue does with them as it always surprises me when I say I don't need them and then really want them after looking at Sues masterpieces.

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I've been waiting for the Finishing Touches too!! What an excellent idea - less dimensional flowers which are easier for cards which need to be posted. Another great idea!
I love dimensional flowers but these would be very very useful too.
All the best today Tracey - hope you manage to get your treatment at Crosshouse!
Love to all,
Myra xxx

Lynda's craft's said...

Oooo Sue this card is sooo GORGEOUS I have waited for these dies to see what can be done with them
Well it was well worth the wait stunning & so useful for posting & so very pretty Thank you Sue.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Tracy wishing you good luck with Chemo today & hope they can get the line in so you don't have another week's wait.
Will be thinking of you my friend Big Hug's xxx

Melody/ Molly I hope Francis/grandad is well enough to come home sending Hug's for you all.xx

Wishing Weelybad TOB Theresa Norah hope your feeling better today Hug's comming your way xx

Hug's for my friends & everyone who needs a Hug xx

Anonymous said...

These are gorgeous dies, especially the roses, I think they will be able to be used on so many cards.
JaneF. Wales

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Lovely card to start today's blog with. I really love making the dimensional flowers, but I can see how these would be good for keeping postage costs down.

Love Helen x

samantha wade said...

Hi, I just love these flowers they are a must the pansys are my favourite, they will last longer than the ones in my garden.x

Sassy said...

I have to say this card is a stunner! It's so elegant and the flowers are perfect! No worrying about needing a thick envelope or that the mail will damage the card. No extra postage either. I cannot wait to see how you use these dies to add the 'Finishing Touches' to your cards.
Sandi Smith
"Sassy"

Paula said...

Another pretty card Sue, love the flower dies too.
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

rjsmusic said...

Love the roses and your card!

gailgale said...

Very lovely card.
Love the roses.

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good morning lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

Wonders will never cease, I'm managing to post am rather than late pm- this is the positive effect that your wonderful launch is having on my life Sue, I am motivated to comment before I have my bath etc and feel semi human again rather than getting the mundane out of the way first! And boy am I glad I popped by earlier today because the finishing touches are normally the highlight of any launch. You never disappoint, whilst in prefer a more dimensional flower I can't fail to see the usefulness of a two dimensional alternative for those of use that love floral accents but have to bear the British postal service in mind. This card showcases your new die perfectly, the flowers really pop and I can't wait to see your interpretation of the pansy because I don't recollect any other leading brands doing this particular flower.
Thankyou for your kind well wishes, my infection is getting worse before it gets better and is very tender but I'm on day two of my antibiotics and should see an improvement soon.
Tracy, you're in my thoughts today, do you have to travel to the Beatson in Glasgow for your treatment or can they do it locally? It will be a relief to finally get started I'm sure, even if it is tinged with trepidation, feel free to whinge when times get tough honey, we're here for youxxx
Yvonne, what a couple of gems your boys are, if only I was twenty years younger.....being able to cook and clean is a rarity in a man in my experience so you have raised them beautifully. Whilst I do appreciate a bit of Fools and Horses my own preference would be something more sarcastic in tone...what a surprise I hear you say.....such as Blackadder or Alan Partridge, they are wet your pants territory for me....good job I have a strong bladder unlike you my friend:-) Santa in Harley Street you say? Well, he's going to extreme lengths to escape our clutches, I mean, changing his entire appearance to foil us is a slight overreaction if you ask me.....perhaps our reputations precede us and Sue has warned him of our extremist practises in getting what we want. Perhaps he is just looking to lighten his load on Christmas Eve at our expense, by our own admittance we have been rather naughty again this year:-)
Rebecca, I hope Santa has a good chiropractor with the extensive lusts of the Wilsonettes blowing way out of proportion now, no wonder he has went into hiding, the elves have probably went on strike as a result of our demands! He could consider gift vouchers to a reputable craft site as an lighter alternative, I'm sure Rudolph and the elves would appreciate our concessionsxxx
Linda, make sure you really milk hubby's guilt, his folly couldn't have come at a better time for you:-)
Roll on midday, though I am a little sad that our Suefest will be drawing to a close soon, I could so get used to multiple posts each day.
Love and hugs to all my blog buddies, hope you feel better soon Melody and you get Francis back home where he belongsxxxx

Love and crafty hugs,

Laine1972xxxx

CraftyJo said...

I avoid flowers because of the extra height they add, these would solve that beautifully.

Yvonne G said...

Morning Sue
Just a quickie then I will catch upon comments in a little while.
Love the idea of these gorgeous flowers. Not only are they beautiful but practical as well. Will make posting cards so much cheaper. Thanks again Sue for this brilliant addition to your collection.
Crafty hugs
Yvonne
x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I have been waiting for these to appear as I fell in love with the rose straight away and it is one of the dies I am expecting to arrive soon (I hope). A beautiful card that has given me an idea for one I have to make so I really hope the dies come today. I adore pansies but as I couldn't get everything I wanted they have had to go on the list - hopefully they won't be there for too long :)

Heather - Congratulations to you and Mr T on your anniversary, hope you have a lovely day.

Tracy - I really hope they can get a line in and you don't have to wait another week.

Melody - fingers crossed Francis is home today. A horrible time to get a cold, maybe one or the other of you should wear a mask?

Frances

lovestamping said...

I think these would look nice decoupaged with a little bit of creasing and glitter. Thanks again Sue. Lizzie Dev in Middlesbrough

Julies Crafty Creations said...

These are brilliant Sue, especially those leaves you have used on the card, which is also beautiful
Hugs Julie x

Carol Clarke said...

Hi Sue
Been waiting for these flowers they are stunners
Hugs
Carol x

Lynda Mellor said...

Hi Sue,love the pansy die!!!
Have a good one!!!
Good luck!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

sued99 said...

Such pretty flowers and I like that they are flat so posting is easy.

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue,

Ahhhh, I get it now! I must confess, I did wonder as the look of a packaging online does not always give a clear idea and... I like them very much more than I thought I would. Definitely a great advantage for the postage as I tend to think "errr... flat? What do I put on it now?" I can't wait to see the pansies in action, I can think of lots of ideas for these, backgrounds, frames, embellishments, focals... plenty of uses! Well done Sue (yet) another winner!

Will comment to all in midday post,

Hugs, T x

Lesley Cann said...

These dies will be so useful especially as they can be posted. I especially like the roses.

Chris Curry said...

Two beautiful flowers, I think the pansy would be my favourite. Thank you Sue. Xx

Anonymous said...

I love flower and leaf dies...I almost always use them on my cards...so pretty!!! Jan D., Florida, USA

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
What beautiful dies....they are gorgeous!!!! Great card too by the way.
Love
Sam
xxxx

Anonymous said...

I didn't think I needed any more floral dies but I was wrong. I really like the idea of having flowers without bulk. It makes it so much easier to mail.

-stampkat in Raleigh

Carrie Sheridan said...

These flowers are brilliant! Such pretty details!

darcydaydream said...

these flowers are absolutely gorgeous xx

Lisbeth said...

These dies are very clever as they make very pretty flowers without adding too much dimension and pushing up the postal costs. Good idea. I think my favourites are the pansies.

Lisbeth

Nina Spear said...

Hi Sue
I just love these; pansies are especially personal to me so you can see why I love them.
Nina x

Nina Spear said...

Hi Sue
I just love these; pansies are especially personal to me so you can see why I love them.
Nina x

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue beautiful card & lovely dies the flowers are so realistic I especially love the pansies these will be very useful for cards you have to post
Lynne L Haverfordwest

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue beautiful card & lovely dies the flowers are so realistic I especially love the pansies these will be very useful for cards you have to post
Lynne L Haverfordwest

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Love love over these dies. I like flowers but don't like adding to much height due to the high pistage charges.

donna sherman said...

Gorgeous dies! Love flower dies, and these are on my list for sure!!!!! The ideas are already flowing!!!

TOB said...

Hi Sue, Gorgeous card, beautiful flowers.
Hugs Theresa Harding xxx

Sarah Brennan said...

Such pretty flowers!

Sarah Brennan said...

Such pretty flowers!

Jan from Long Island said...

Good morning Sue and Wilsonettes. Oh these are gorgeous dies and what a beautiful card. I can't wait to see you use the pansy.

Hugs to all and have a beautiful day!!!

Roisin said...

These can really make all the difference to a card!! love them

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card & loving the rose & pansy dies, both stunning.
Love the colour you have used which can be for so many occasions from valentine to anniversary, birthday & more.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

Scottydog said...

Lovely dies Sue, saw John demonstrating these last week & thought then how versatile & useful these will be. Love the colours you have used, it really makes them ping out from the card!

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