Sunday, 1 November 2015

Thank you

Good Sunday morning all!  I started with the background of this card first and embossed a piece of silver card using the Bed Of Roses embossing folder.  Once embossed, I paper grouted it with Polar White Sparkle Texture paste and allowed it to dry.  The texture paste fills in the lines on the pattern and adds a bit of shine and sparkle to the background.  Next I cut four Canadian Borders out of coconut white card and put two of them together on each side, slightly overlapping the swirls and glued them to each side of the background edge.  I added some white flat back pearls as accents.  For the focal element, I cut the Montreal die out of white and backed it with another piece of white card, then cut the centre out to create a frame.  I added mounting foam to the back and attached it the centre of the card.  I stamped my sentiment and cut it out with the centre die in the Canadian tag set.  I cut the entire tag to seat it on and glued it across the Montreal.  I glossed two pieces of Trailing Ivy by coating it with Cosmic Lacquer and allowed them to dry.  I attached them in opposite directions from the sentiment and glued a few silver Peony flowers to it.  I added a pretty pierced base layer, a thin silver mat and then just a final white mat to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 8" x  9" in size.

The winners of this week's Comment game are:

Denise T!!!
Pharmacy Michelle!!!
Sandy (tort)!!!

Congratulations all!  Please email me at americansue1@gmail.com to confirm your address and claim your prize.  All for now, Sue x





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150 comments:

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you another lovely card.
Congratulations to the winners,I know you will enjoy your prize.
Take care Kitty.

auscrafts said...

lovely card for today

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card, ivy die so useful and I do like silver with the white very much.
thank you
Jan

Pam said...

Very elegant card, it's lovely.
Congratulations to comment game winners.
Hugs to all especially Melody, Francis and Tracey.

tracy w said...

Hi Sue Another stunning card love the colours thank you tracyw

carol edwards said...

Lovely card Sue and the background is so pretty. Congratulations to all the winners x

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, another gorgeous card love silver with white also. Congratulations to the lucky winners.
Nancyd xx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card, congratulations to the winners
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

This is a very pretty card. I have tried the paper grouting technique but wonder if I am too critical of myself as I expected to get a 'clean' finish but always get a slight sheen on the background. Perhaps it is impossible to not have the sparkle paste on the rest of the card.

Love
Roz.x

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Lovely card that reminds me to get that sparkle paste out and try grouting! Love the look. Congrats to winners and happy Sunday.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. "Thank you" for sharing another of your wonderful creations with us, especially love the paper grouting. Hope that you enjoyed Halloween, I know it's a much bigger deal in the USA than here.
Congratulations to all the winners this week.
Molly - it's wonderful that you're commenting again, we've missed you. What an amazing thing to ask for for your birthday, most people your age would have taken the money and just spent it, but you'll have something which could grow in value - as someone else said, Ideal World was sold for millions!
Back to school tomorrow - where did this week go? Hugs to all. Sue XXX

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW This is a very elegant looking card. I love doing the paper grouting technique it gives a beautiful finish to your background. Thank you for picking my name for one of the comment prizes and congratulations to the other comment winners. When are we going to see you on our tv screens again as it does seem to have been along time ago. Hope you and your family are ok.
Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
Another beautiful card today, I will have to try the grouting technique soon.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Have a great day
Maggie

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
It's us that should be thanking you for all the inspiration you give us. Another beautiful card this morning I have this embossing folder and it's even better in 'real' life. The paper grouting looks awesome I must try it out.
Congratulations to all the winners!
Hugs x
Heather T

TDQ Karen said...

This is beautiful, love the colours and the foliage decoration.
Congratulations to all the winners x

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Sunday smiles to you Sue. I need the Canadian border, seems a little adoption is on the cards when my craft shop opens Tuesday (why she has to have a long weekend beat's me) and why do I always see something I don't have and need over the weekend, that extra day of waiting is torture lol !
The ' Thank You' sentiment comes back to you Sue. Thank you for so much, the list is endless as it is for many of us. So just 'thank you' for being you.
I can still feel the soft warm clear peachy skin of my new tiny grand-daughter snuggling against my neck as they do at that age. I can still feel her gentle warm new breath against my face, and i can still hear those kitten like calls as she ask's her mummy to be fed, my Saturday was the most magical day, and nothing will ever come close (Tina E - I can't wait for you to feel how I felt yesterday )

Well, I'd better make some time for Christmas cards today before it all gets too overwhelming to cope with !! Hope you are getting organized for your craft fair Jane F, although it can be frightening to see how much needs organizing and preparing, a list maybe useful plus a list of what little things you also need such as scissors, any pre-stamped sentiments, glue, foam tape etc, something you need to do with a clear mind, as once you're at your tablet that's it, so think of your craft fair table as your 'work table' minus any crafty mess well all love to have lol.
I'm done.
Whatever your plans for the day Sue, hope it's a goodun.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Heather Rogers said...

Hello Sue

I haven't tried this grouting technique I really must as it is very effective.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Really pretty card. Lovely colours and really like the foliage. Thank you for sharing. Congrats to the winners. Winning a Sue Wilson card is very special. Hugs Heather.x

heather harrison said...

Morning Sue. Really pretty card. Lovely colours and really like the foliage. Thank you for sharing. Congrats to the winners. Winning a Sue Wilson card is very special. Hugs Heather.x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, another stunning card today, I have the Canadian borders so will give this a try, the rose embossing folder technique I have tried and it really does bring out the pattern and makes the roses 'pop' as you would say.

Congratulations to all the winners this week, you will love your prizes.

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

anne mather said...

Hi Sue,

Lovely card today. It was John who inspired me to buy these dies but alas I haven't tried them yet!
Managed to get quite a bit done over the weekend. Just family birthdays to go then I can get back to Christmas.
Have a great Sunday everyone and take care out there - I'm back at work today.
Anne M xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card, I love everything about it! Congrats to the lucky winners :-) Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Anonymous said...

Lovely elegant card again Sue . Congratulations to winners. Take care everyone , a lot of fog about . JJxx

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, everyone is right thankyou for
all your hints and tips!!!
Steph I know what you mean when the shop's are closed :(
I'm lucky enough to be going to a craft fair today :)
and I also understand holding your grand-daughter :) priceless!!!
Congrats to the winner's enjoy!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

Debra Kenworthy said...

Congratulations to the winners! Gorgeous card today Sue! Always love silver and white together. The paper grouting looks wonderful, definitely something for me to try in the New Year. Debra x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Lovely card this morning, that sparkly textured backgrounds you do with the grouting technique are always delightful and add so much to the overall look of the card...

Congratulations to all the winners...

Izzy

A Happercrafter6 said...

A pretty card. The paper grouting technique always adds something special.
Jan
Northampton

Sylvia Yates said...

A beautiful card. Thank you Sue. Have a great day everybody.
Hugs Sylvia xx

Craftyrn28 said...

Good morning Sue, this is a lovely card, one that could be adapted for many occasions. I have tried the grouting technique once but wasn't very sure about it, need to try again, perhaps I will like the white effect better - I tried silver on white last time and it was very messy.
Hope you are having a good weekend x

Anonymous said...

Lovely card, Sue, especially like the grouted bed of roses background. Rarely try messy, I can make a mess when there's no mess at all!
Sandra and friends - hope you're all enjoying the retreat, sounds like great fun.
Well done to the three comment winners.

'P' in Wales

Loraine Jefferis said...

Beautiful card Sue. What a great way of using the Canadian border die. I love the colours. The end result is one gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing your amazing ideas. Best wishes Loraine xx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning sue what a beautiful card and I love the dies you have used and the design is wonderful

Debs A xxx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue, lovely card. The grouting detail of the background is great.
B xx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. Another stunning and very classy looking card.
Congratulations to the winners.x

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card.
Congratulations to all the winners.

Scottydog said...

Lovely card as usual, but so like the grouting on the rose embossing folder it seems to stand out so well. I also like the Canadian border used down each side of the card, almost a Lacey effect. Thank you Sue as the sentiment says!
Welcome back Molly, lovely to hear from you again. What a marvellous present Hochanda shares! Thinking of you Melody and Francis!

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
I absolutely adore this card, congratulations to all the lucky winners. Yvonne xx

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Very muted tones so obviously a gentle "thank you" I have been dabbling with the grouting and its a lovely technique.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Anne Crawford said...

Beautiful card, I love the grouting technique and the Canadian borders also the ivy embellishment , just gorgeous!
Congratulations to all the comment winners, well done Michele!
Hugs to all xo

HeatherT said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely beautiful card, I love the way that you have used the borders. Your paper grouting technique is great and the colour combinations endless, love it.
Congratulations to all the winners today and yesterday.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather Treble

dmjones said...

What a lovely card, and the sheen on the ivy is a good idea,





Doreen x

Aspiring crafter said...

Sper , beautiful card Sue!
Have a great day ,
XxxxRuth

gwen70 said...

WOW Sue absolutely stunning

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this is a gorgeous card. Congratulations to all the winners. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Very romantic looking card today, lovely with the grouting which I must try and the Canadian borders look fabulous.
Have a lovely Sunday, it was quite nice here today and a busy day with visitors but like most of us have to concentrate on the Christmas cards now.
Muriel x

marg said...

Hello Sue
Pretty card Sue, and well done to the winners!
Steph sat here reminiscing with your description of your Granddaughter! Lovely! I think the best smell is a new baby.... wonderful smell!
Still obsessed with the Heraldic after watching John chop it up, lol
Take care
Love Marg

Anonymous said...

Just stunning, i love the technique you have used in this design from Lianne Morrison

Chris Curry said...

Gorgeous card Sue. I especially like the delicate flowers on the ivy. Thank you.Xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Thank you for all your lovely inspiration, love this one

hettygarlick said...

Really lovely. I think I must have a try at that grouting. It looks so effective.

Jean Z said...

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

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue very delicate xx hazel

June Horrocks said...

This is a wowser sue can imagine what it must be like to receive this card on you special day thank you love always June horrocks xxxxxx

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card-perfect for a silver wedding card.

I'm thrilled to see my name on your blog as a winner!!! Congrats to the other winners.

Michele

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, fabulous card today. I love the paper grouting effect. I have used my trailing ivy die so much, it is a really useful and pretty embellishment.

Love Rosemarie xx

SueJ said...

Really must try paper grouting it looks very effective. A lovely card Sue.

Congratulations to all the winners, well done.

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful card Sue, and I love the floral desplay in looks stunning. hugs Shirleyxx

Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. A beautiful card, and another way to use the border die. xx

jenny Briggs said...

Morning Sue lovely card I have these dies hadn't thought of using them that way

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card and beautiful dies.

Anne said...

A beautiful card, Sue

Anne (Northampton)

nattyboots said...

Yet another beauty Sue, just lovely.
Take Care
Elaine H X

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A gorgeous card, love the grouting effect but I've yet to try it.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

TOB said...

Hi Sue, lovely card. Nice idea to use the 2 borders together.
Hugs Theresa xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this card is simply gorgeous. Love how you have used your border dies and also the grouting effect is stunning. Congratulations to all the winners today. Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Kate's Cards said...

Love the embossing folder idea.

Tracy Stitt said...

Morning sue and crafters.

Lovycard this morning thought these were new dies as I couldn't remember which ones these were just as well u give us the run down lol
How on earth do u remember all your own dies sue there's so many now!! Lol
Speaking of which one jumped into my hand yesterday when I popped into the range yesterday it was the last diagonal fold over flower. I couldn't resist.

Anyways yesterday hubby had to come do the shopping as I wasn't allowed to oft anything I only had a few items on the list shouldn't have cost that much maybe £30 at most. But oh no hubby is here (that's why I slwYs go on my own)
After it was tallied up £100 I was raging lol
Then I decided to do the dishes whilst he wS sleeping for night shift. Uh oh bad mistake thought I'd be ok but no hubby was right it was too much. Now I'm sore this morning so I'm not doing ANYThING

Wheely. Try using a cold pack on ur back too Inbetween the heat. I always find the cold works better than the heat.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A very pretty card. Love the sparkle. Thanks for sharing.
We'll done winners.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Stunning card Sue!
Congratulations to the winners.
Rosemary xx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, I don't know how you do it - you just keep coming up with beautiful cards, I really wish I had your imagination and talent. Beautiful card .
Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
Wendyx

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, this card is really gorgeous, love silver and white, such a classy combination. Congrats to the comment game winners. Have a great Sunday all. Bx

Evis M said...

Good morning Sue.
A really lovely card.
Congratulations to the winners.
regards,
Evis M.

Beryl Treble said...

Lovely card Sue. Congratulations to the lucky winners.

Tracy Stitt said...

Sorry guys forgot to congratulate the winners
Enjoy ur gift ladies xx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

A pretty card, great colours. I like the appearance of the Canadian borders the way you have used them. A lovely focal element especially the delicate looking Ivy. Thanks for sharing.

Congratulations to the lucky Comment Game winners.

Tressa said...

Another lovely card. Thank you

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card with the lovely bed of roses EF sparkling in the background. Love the silver and white have used a whole pack of foundations vintage silver card for my Christmas cards which I finished yesterday. Congratulations to the comment game winners
Molly love to see you back and what a lovely present for your special birthday

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

Pearl said...

Great card today Sue, thank you for using some of the older die collections.

Congratulations to the blog winners.

Pearl x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Looks very elegant in the white and silver. Congratulations to all the winners.

Bejay Roles said...

Morning, Sue,
Beautiful study in silver and white...stunning!
Congratulations to the blog winners :)
Bejay x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card. I love the ivy.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

karenlotty said...

Congrats winners Today's card is lovely I've only tried grouting once I had mixed feelings of the result I got but will keep trying

Lynda's craft's said...

A Very good morning Sue & friends
Another Gorgeous card I love the bed of roses EF I bought that at AP & love it,
I haven't tried the grouting technique yet but it looks lovely on today's card so will have a go.
I love all the die's you have used & has a defenet WOW factor
Love Lynda Brock xx

Congratulations to all the comments game winner's especially MICHELE enjoy.

MOLLY soooo lovely haveing you back commenting really missed you. You didn't cause any trouble sweet heart it's
The silly people on Facebook that did that. Well what a sensible birthday present you asked for your very wise for someone so young
Don't take any notice of your friends at school they are only jealous Happy belated birthday.
Hug's for you & your Nan & Grandad xxxx

Tracy I know what you mean about Husbands doing shopping mine is the same when he comes with me
my bill goes up by at leased £30 or £40 than if I do it myself. Please rest up today I have just bought one of those adult colouring books in hope of getting better at colouring my stamps. We have the Range but I haven't seen any of Sue's die's in our branch :0((
Take care xxx

Beth & Deb C thinking of you both hope your both well xxx

Wheelybad hope your feeling better today sending healing Hug's & cuddles for Billy xxx

Lynne M sending you healing Hug's take care Hug's for you & cuddles for Tilly & Cully hope they are behaving xxxx

Big Hug's for all my friends xxx Hug's for Sue & everyone xxx

Love & Hug's Lynda xx

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Good morning Sue,

What a beautiful card for today (as always) !

Love everything about it.

Congratulations to Denise T Pharmacy Michelle Sandy (tort)

Have a lovely Sunday everyone.

Love n hugs from Dorothy Macdonald of Baldock

sued99 said...

A gorgeous card. Love it!

DeCor said...

Love this card Must remember to order the paste. Gives such a rich look to the finish Foggy here but not cold. Watching my son play rugby Have a great day all☺

Anonymous said...

Beautiful as always.

Congrats to the winners!!!

Jan D., Florida, USA

Bluefairy4U said...

Hi Sue happy November. Another beautiful card thank you for sharing have a lovely Sunday xx

Jean said...

BEautiful!

Paula said...

Another lovely card Sue, how I wish I knew the name of the shop you bought your inspiration from!! :) (I wish it was that easy.)
Congratulations to the lucky winners. :)
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
OH Gosh what a beautiful card just love it
hugs sarah n xxx

Janet Hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Gorgeous, Gorgeous, Gorgeous,.....Love it.
Congrats to all this weeks winners.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card today.. Thank you.

carol quinn said...

Really elegant card sue
Congratulations to the lucky winners
Carol

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. The silver and white are gorgeous. Also love this border die (not as a border). Gorgeous. Well done to the winners.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Suzzette Yandle said...

Awesume card today. Thank you for sharing. I have not tried the dry grouting technique yet. Must give it a try.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
beautiful card today - those borders are stunners! I really admire all the different ways you put your masterpieces together, truly imaginative and elegant with a bit of whimsical......
Hugs, Rose

gailgale said...

Another gorgeous card!!!!!
Where do you come up with the ideas?
You are so talented!!!
Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

Gailgale

craftynanna jo said...

Gorgeous card Sue, i love this tecnique as i have seen it first hand having won a WOW card with this done to it, sorry i havn't commented for a few days as i have been at my daughters in the Lake District and her broadband was down,
Congratulations to all the winners, love and hugs to Trish, Melody,Fancis and Molly and anyone else having a really bad time, Johanna

KarinsArtScrap said...

Elegant and gorgeous Sue
Gr Karin

Lorraine Freeman said...

Afternoon all.
Sue,I love all the techniques used on today's card and I really must try them. The card is beautiful, thank you. I hope you and your family are well.
Congratulations to this week's winners.
Linda Norris, I hope you are feeling much better today.
Molly you are a credit to your family. Unfortunately there are always mean people who try and spoil things but you must ignore them and remember there are more nice people than bad.
Wheely thank you, I hope your wrist and back are better today.
Laine, I hope your face isn't too sore and well done on your production line.
Rebecca, thanks, could not shake my horrible mood but it was lovely to see my sister. I noted all the extra calories but thoroughly enjoyed them.
Tracey, sorry you are extra sore, please go carefully.
I am not feeling great today, my head and tummy hurt so I am catching up with the ice skating. It's so lovely to watch.
Love to all

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
This card looks so elegant in silver and white - lovely.
Beverley W

Eunice said...

The card today is quite "Canadian" die heavy (hehehe) and very beautiful at that. Not quite a fan of the sparkle paste but maybe the more I try it it just might catch on! Congratulations to the winners. Thanks for all your great ideas Sue.

magpie said...

Hellooooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Gorgeous card Sue. Love the texture of the Roses EF and the silver and white xx Sending love and hugs to you Sue, your mom and family xx Sending love and hugs to all our Wilsonettes who are in need too. Denise, Michelle and Sandy congratulations on being the comment winners! Wonderful! Enjoy your prize! Sending love and hugs to you Tracy, Molly and family too xx

Julie Elli said...

A very classy card today Sue
Just lovely
Big hug
Julie E

Linda Norris said...

Hi Sue,

Another beautiful card for us today, i have the bed of roses ef and I love it, thanks for the inspiration.



Rebecca and Lorraine, I'm feeling a little better thank you x

Hugs
Linda xx

IVY Cheong said...

Lovely card yet again. Love the grouting technique. Love, Ivy xx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Yet another stunning card. Love the grouting technique but when I tried it , it just looked a mess! Must have gone wrong somewhere!
Congratulations to the lucky winners. Molly great to have you back and what a lovely present.
Love and hugs to all, Alison cxxx

barbara macaskill said...

Congratulations to this week's comment winners!!! This is another gorgeous card!! TFS!

Jill Liddle said...

Love the sparkly texture on todays card. Another "definate have to try" technique.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, This is gorgeous, I especially love how you have used the borders, genius !!
Congratulations to the lucky Winners.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

ursula said...

Well done girls !!!! Super card again today Sue, you have such brilliant ideas....luv Ursula xx

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card Sue!! Love the border dies. Congratulations to the lucky winners

Jane Franklin said...

Another beautiful card and more techniques for us to get messy with. Great.
Steph, your comments on the cuddles was so right, they are so great, our little one is now 4mnths and lovely and snuggly. Thank you also for the words of wisdom re lists and things, brilliant just what I need.
Rebecca , I am getting there slowly but tis scary!
Congrats to the winners and best wishes all. Jxxx

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue, what a very elegant card for us today- it's beautiful.
Thank you, Love Brenda xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love this beautiful card. It is not one that I can replicate at the moment but it will definitely be filed away for future reference when I have all the ingredients.

Congratulations to all of the comment game winners. Enjoy your prizes.
Frances

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Just divine!! the colour combo is stunning
:-)
Lorna D

Brooke Bont said...

What can one say beautiful

Linda28 said...

Beautiful card.

Diane said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card today and I love the texture paste, it looks wonderful. What a lovely treat. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxxx
Congratulations to all the comment winners. .xx x
Safe journey home retreat ladies, especially the Scottish contingency , who have such a long journey home xxxxx

Molly said...

Hello sue an everyone I think today's card is really pretty I like the way you made the rose embossing background all glittery with the paste nan ain't done that with me yet but I no we got all the stuff to do it I also think the dsrd would look nice in other colours like blue winkle colour that you have. Lynda you not missed my birthday it's not till 21st nan had to get th sites early for me because they old of been sold out when it a my birthday. An yes most people at school said I was stupid to not have the money to spend but the money was not my main birthday gift grandad just said I could have it as extra because its special birthday being 13 I don't no how many share I got yet nan said they will send some paperwork out in the next few days she thinks I might have about 17 but she don't really no all we no is had to buy in 12 so I got 2 lots of £96 pound an nan thinks they were about £11 pound something I don't care what the girls at school say I think it's good. An because I got more than £100 pounds worth nan got an invite to go to Peterborough for a day at the to shows n other stuff an can take one person but we couldn't go this time because of grandad being unwell an nan not being to well as well but the email said there would be other meetings an I will be able to go, so I don't think it's stupid an I no de said I might loose th money an it's a chance people have to take so I took it an I hope the Hochanda craft show gets really good an bigger an then maybe I might get some money back. Nan said just have to wait an see I think it's going to get good because sue is going to be on there with all the others from create expression an Barbara I like her to I ain't no good st stamping but I like watching her. Sorry nan said I not to right to much I just want to tell you about my share I'm really excited that I am part of it. Grandad as been riding the excise bike an using a pull thingy to help build up nan said he done it every dy so far Thank you everyone Molly oxoxox

Molly said...

Sorry some of my words didn't right proper th PC changes words an I forgot to check before I pressed send sorry Molly oxoxox

sandy acland said...

Just got home from France to see another beauty of a card. I also looked at some of the past ones that I saw on my I pad. What a difference it makes on a another machine. The colours on all are much better on our main computer:0)

Sandy (tort)

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Another lovely card, love the way you use the 'grouting' on the card and the border dies.
Di B. x

liz spooner said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card today love these colours.xx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Today's card is beautiful. I love it.
I'm sorry I've been missing a few days, we've been to a Retreat and it has been fabulous. We've talked and laughed ourselves silly!!!
Congratulations to the winners, especially Michele.
Love to all
Maureen xxx

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful creation & love the silver & white colours which works so well together & love your paper grouting technique which looks amazing.
Love every design element of this card, stunning as always.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

Theresa Pace said...

lovely card. i particularly like what you have done with the central dies and the ivy. a beaut, hugs xx

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
SUPPER CARD, LOVE THE BED OF ROSES FOLDER. ONE THAT IS ON MY DESK ALL THE TIME. STRIPLET DIE IS GORGEOUS. NICE JOB. GREAT COLOUR SCHEME.
WELL DONE YOU WINNERS.
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Lovely. A very late comment today.

Tina Eldridge said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card today,love the grouting affect it's one of my favourites.

Thank you Steph, I can only imagine your special cuddle with Lottie Beth, and can't wait to experience that special moment myself.

congratulations to the lucky winners today

Big Hugs :-)

Tina XX

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Beautiful card so pretty.

Congrats to all the winners

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

nannapat said...

Stunning design Sue, really gorgeous. Well done to the winners. Pat x

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful Card Sue!

Congratulations to the winners.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I'm sorry I've been missing for a couple of days but I have been on a lovely craft weekend! We all had a lovely time and I've met some really lovely kind ladies and we had lots of fun and laughter! It's been super!
All the cards I've missed have been lovely. I've pinned each one! Today's card is beautiful!
Molly it's great to have you back - we've missed you! Most of us on the blog are not part of it to win something. You did nothing wrong . Happy Birthday! It's a bit late I'm afraid.
To all who are going through difficult times I send you my love and hope things get a little easier soon.
Love to all,
Myra xx

hazel said...

Hi Sue
a very beautiful card. Congrats to all the winners
Take care
Hazel G XX

Laura O said...

great card love the way you have joined the borders to make a panel shape ,Laura O

Melody said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card love the silver an white, th dis ar great. Tak care Melody xxxXxx
Molly glad to see your keeping it to about sues card lol xXx

terrie said...

What an elegant card....it turned out fantastic....tfs
Well done Sue

America said...

Oooh what beautiful combo of cuts and dimension. The grouting adds so much more to your lovely textures! Fab make!

Linda Graham said...

Lovely card Sue, I have yet to try the grouting but does look good,thank you,Linda x

Dawn Holben said...

Gorgeous card again today, so very pretty.

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Sorry for the belated comment sue x such a beautiful card and loving the grouting xCongratulations to the lucky winners x
Theresa w xxx

Lizzybea said...

Stunning.
Liz xx

gailgale said...

This a very elegant card.
I love, love, love, it.

Vie Carter said...

A beautiful way to say thank you

congrats to the lucky winners

Vie
x

julie laz said...

Hi sue, Omgoodness I want them all,
That's my Christmas list done crafty hugs
Julie laz xxx

Txcowgirl said...

Lovely card as always. I never tire of looking at all your works of art.