Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

Hi there my crafty friends!  Guess what, no Christmas card for the giveaway!   I thought I would give you a reprieve today! LOL    I started this card with a piece of peach card and cut four of the Pavo Gemini dies in white.  I used both cutting edges for them as well as the decorative centre piece.  I created a frame by hooking the ends of each of them into a large square shape and glued them to the card.  For the focal element, I cut the Porto die in white and backed it with white, then used the smaller die in the Porto set for the frame around the sentiment.  I cut this one in white and backed it with white card as well, but used the inner die to cut it into a frame.  I stamped my sentiment and then mounted the frame over it.  I cut three flowers using the Classic Foldover flower and some matching peach felt (from my stash).  I rolled them and just cut them at different lengths to create different sized flowers.  I added some white Mosaic Leaves around them as accents.  I finished the corners with some white pearl corners and added my usual pierced mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 8 1/4" x  8 1/4" in size.  If you would like to be entered into the drawing to win this card, just leave me a comment.  I will post the winner's name on the Saturday blog post.  Al for now, Sue x


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Pam said...

Stunning card.
Hugs to Melody and Francis, also Tracey
Have a good day all

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, absolutely gorgeous card beautiful colour too.
Nancyd xx

Unknown said...

Oooh! Gorgeous card! Gorgeous colour I love it.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card, made a good start on my cards yesterday then we had visitors so will be working on them today
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina x x x

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely beautiful card & those flowers are beautiful. Yvonne xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a beautiful card for the giveaway today, it goes to show just how versatile all your dies are and I love the peach colour you have used.

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

Lorraine's blog said...

Loving the peach colour the card is gorgeous as ever

Jan.moogie said...

What a fantastic idea to make frames with them Sue, you are truly amazing. The end result is gorgeous, thanks for sharing,hugs xx

auscrafts said...

Love how you've used the dies as a frame,pretty card and colours

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the peach colour card and the new dies thank you tracyw

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,

Gorgeous card, the colour is lovely.

Linda xx

JAO said...

Great card love the flowers. said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card Thank you.
Take care Kitty.

Pat said...

Hi Sue
This is lovely and such an innovative ideas using your dies in this way.
Must have a go at this
Pat x

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, love how you've linked the Gemini dies to make the frame and your felt flowers are always a hit with me. Thanks for the change of theme but I could look at your Christmas cards every day (especially as I still haven't finished mine)!!! Hugs to all. Sue XXX

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all

A beautiful frame created by your beautiful Pavo gemini dies. The peach colour stands out so well against the white and the different sized flowers look great too. About to make an order of the new dies and am just so confused, there are so many have to's this release.
Take care
Muriel x

Maria - Ivyleaf Crafts said...

A lovely card Sue the background you have created is wonderful xx

Unknown said...

Lovely! The Gemini die looks fab like that.
Does the flower work well in card? I've only seen it in felt.
Love n hugs to all
Julie E

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Brilliant card, love how you have used the Gemini Dies.
Flowers and pearl embellishments are beautiful.
Have a great day
Patricia xxx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card. Anyone would be proud to own it! Peach is not my favourite colour but this one is so pretty it wouldn't matter what colour it is. As Muriel says it stands out so well.
Nearly finished filing the dies and I'm sure it will be much easier to find what I need.
Have a good day everyone!
Anne M xx

cheryl brown said...

Hi Sue and fellow Wilsonettes,

Another pretty peach card Sue?, oh you do spoil me, thank you.
Great use of the Gemini dies, must try that with the other ones that I have.

Daily warm thoughts and hugs to all in distress, discomfort or pain. I hpe your day will become kinder to you.
Gurt big squashy ((((hugs)))) to Melody, Francis and Tracy. x

Love & hugs
Cheryl xxx

Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda said...

Good morning Sue, Thankyou you've done it again!!!
Thinking outside the box :)
Have a good one!!!
Good luck everyone!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

A Happercrafter6 said...

Good morning Sue
The frame using the Gemini die is lovely. I must experiment more!

Sandra Biggs said...

Hi Sue
Wow. another stunning card.
Looking forward to Johns show today. Got them on record.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Sue. Love the way you've used the Gemini dies. JJxx

Unknown said...

A very pretty card again this morning Sue. Lovely colour combo too. I bought some of the pearl corners recently when I visited Phil Martin's. Haven't used them yet. Have a great day everybody
Hugs Sylvia xx

Unknown said...

GM Sue. Love the pavo die used as a frame. Clever idea.

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue today's card is stunning I love everything about it. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, I really like the layout of this card, and the frame created with the Pavo die. Every time I see a card made using the peach colour, I keep thinking I must order some as it is such a beautiful colour. Good luck for the draw of the card everyone. Bx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Clever idea with dies as a frame for a different look.
Card is lovely love the pearl corners.

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. I love the effect that you've created using the Gemini die, so beautifully lacy, gorgeous. X

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue, love today's card, very elegant. Hazel X

Nanny Jo said...

Hi, Sue....what a lovely frame the pavo die makes. It's so pretty and delicate. Jo x

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card. I love the way you have made a square with the die cuts. The flower is fabulous! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win this beauty.
Have a great day everyone.

lilian said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card , love that lacy look , and the peach colour, I always get in such a mess when I try to glue these fine pieces, but yours always look so beautiful.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

rosiejt said...

That's lovely and I should like to win it!

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
Another stunning card today, I just love the colour combination too.
Have a lovely day

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card, love the frame effect using the Gemini dies.


Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue this is a gorgeous card so very feminine I love the way you use your dies there is so much you can make with them and the colour peach is lovely
Kathy B x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Stunning card today, love it :-) Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Jacquie Jacobs said...

Hi Sue,

Stunning card, love the dies you have used and the colour is fabulous, certainly not a Christmas card lol!

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Debra K. said...

Wonderful card! Love the way you've interlocked the die cuts to make a frame, very effective. Lovely colour and I like the cute little flower you've added to the others. Debra x

Kath said...

A fabulous card - love the design and your flowers.
Kath x

Unknown said...

love everything about this card

carol edwards said...

Beautiful card Sue and love the Pavo Gemini dies. X

KarinsArtScrap said...

Elegant and so very beautifullll Sue
Gr Karin

Karen Derbyshire said...

Love the colour combo. Stunning as usual!

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue x xhazel

Aspiring crafter said...

Fabulous Sue, love the colours too and the adorable flower!

foxyg said...

Stunning card. Fab way to use those dies.

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Such an elegant and pretty card on offer today, I never tire looking at your Christmas cards because you give us such different ideas.
Hugs x
Heather T

Chris Curry said...

Lovely card Sue. I especially like the frame used around the sentiment. Thank you.Xx

sandieann21 said...

Such a pretty card, Sue, and gentle colours.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. Another of your fantastic cards. The colours are beautiful and a very feminine looking card. Another one for my stash box. Your christmas cards are stunning and i never get fed up with seeing them as i get a lot of insperation from them, you can show as many as you like lol.
Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I love the peach colour, a nice alternative to pink for girlie cards. Love the way you have done the frame, very cleaver.

Love Rosemarie x x

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, love the flowers and the little pearl corners.
Anne xo

Jane Franklin said...

Such a lovely colour combination and it so eye catching with the 'frame'. Why don't I ever think of these things! This is why I love this blog,Sue you give us such fab ideas. Off to craft class now have a good day everyone. Best wishes jxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I never get tired at looking at any of your cards Sue and today's card is so delicate and pretty. Your flowers are gorgeous and perfect and the colour is so feminine. Love everything about it. Best wishes

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful card, it is just lovely and love the design xx

AliJ said...

Good morning Sue Beautiful card, love the colour. AliJ

Anonymous said...

Christmas or everyday - just pleased to see whatever, Sue. Clever use of the Pavo die, such a pretty card in a favourite colour.
John is doing a great job on H (apart from the flyaway gilding flakes!) will try to catch at least some shows today.
Melody, thinking of you and Francis - hugs to all.

'P' in Wales

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card! How do you think these up?
I'm rather fond of the peach colour card because I really really do not do pink in any way shape or form (not a criticism just my personal taste)
I'm also a little in love with the Gemini dies!
Ok I'm probably a little in love with all of the dies (lol)

Helen Bell said...

Good morning Sue and everyone

A beautiful card, I love how you've created the frame from the Pavo die.

Love Helen x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Pretty in peach, lovely card.
Have a good day.

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

What a pretty lacy frame the Pavo die makes, just love it!...and with the peach/white colour scheme and that squishy felt flower this is definitely a girlie card...


Rosemary Stickland said...

Another beautiful card Sue.
Rosemary xx

Barbara (C) said...

Love the use of the Gemini die on such a lovely card...

gwen70 said...

Beautifully framed card, gorgeous colour

Anne said...

You would never guess the frame was made from 4 die cuts. Very clever, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

Yet again a beautiful card. Thanks, Sue

Barbara Gosden said...

Gorgeous card Sue
B xx

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
I'm not a felt fan but everything else is socio pretty.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Mavis Lynch said...

Good Morning Sue. Nothing good about it weather is atrocious. Todays card is beautiful love everything about it must buy the flower die it is super,
Love to win, Mavis L x

hollyberry said...

Really beautiful card,love the colour.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, what a stunner. Love the frame and the colour is so pretty.

Love Val in Spain x

ros hodgkins said...

Fabulous card, totally made by stunning dies. Wonderfully easy to replicate. Thank you. X Ros

jenny Briggs said...

Hi Sue such a lovely way to use that die and I love the colour combination

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, wow what a brilliant way to create such a lovely background, that is so pretty, love your colour choice to. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

hettygarlick said...

What a beautiful card. Peach is so soft and pretty and I love the lacey look to this one.

Sandy (tort) said...

What a bright cheery card.
I love the colour and the how th dies are used.

Sandy (tort)

Karen K said...

Good Morning Sue
I love the colour of this card. The design is lovely and intricate. Beautiful.
Karen in Telford xx

Tressa said...

A gorgeous card in every way. I had forgotten how good peach and white look. Love the use of the Gemini dies to make the border - inspired.


nattyboots said...

Beautiful card for your Blog Winner Sue, loving the style and color.
Elaine H X

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, love today's card - the mini striplets are certainly very versatile!
Janette x

Croquet Queen x said...

Hi Sue,
What a simply stunning card!! Love the colour!
Must put these flowers on my Santa list!!
Lorna D

Pen Sunshinepen said...


A card to brighten up my day. Watching John on the TV as I write.


Crafty Hugs Pen x

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
A really beautiful card, I love the way that you have used the Pavo die to create an intricate and elegant frame.
Thanks for all the great inspiration,
Heather Treble

Unknown said...

Wow sue I love this card and the way you have set it up thank you cxxxxxx

granny sue said...

Very pretty card. Your Gemini dies are so versatile, I love them.
SueL x

fame01 said...

Morning Sue
A real great looking card so elegant
Hugs Sarah xxx

shabbycraftcabin said...

Lovely card again,. Ivy xx

BenteS said...

Beautiful card!
Love the colours and the use of the dies!

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
love the colour very much...
That´s a wonderful card again and I like to win it!
The Gemini dies are so useful but I haven´t this one. So ist another must have.
Rolf xxx

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue the die has made an interesting frame and such a pretty colour for the card love from Jackie xx

Paula said...

This is such a pretty card Sue! Lovely colours, lovely flowers and lovely dies used to make it. :)
Paula x

Sparrow said...

I have bought my first gemini die - so this will be a card to try with it.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, gorgeous card, peach and white together are a lovely combination
I have a few of the Gemini dies so will be giving this a try
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

Unknown said...

To My Very Special Friend Sue,
What Can I Say Other Than "WOW" Today's Card
Is Well And Truly Tremendous I Just Love The
Fabulous Colour Palette You Have Used And The Fantastic Dies,
That Are Extremely Versatile I Have The Dies And I Love
Them, Like All Your Fantastic Dies They Cut Remarkably Well
The Christmas Dies Are Outstanding Even The Extremely Delicate Dies Cut
So Very Well, One Lady Asked Me To Try And Cut An Angel Die
It Wasn't Your Beautiful One I Tried Every Way Even Using
Fine Card But No It Wouldn't Cut Through All Areas, When I
Compared The Cutting Areas To Yours They Weren't As Deep
Your Dies Are First Class.
Congratulations To The Winners Of The Gift Dies.
Take Care My Dear Friend
Warmest Fond Wishes To Your Mom And Colin
Love And Huge Hugs To Yourself
Love From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes
Huge Hugs To Lancashire Steph x
Carry On Crafting ✂️✂️✂️

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Love the colours, love the dies, love everything about this card.

Much love,

Shirley T.

Rosietoes said...

Delicious card - love the colours x

Crafty Cruiser said...

A stunning card! The Pavo is my favourite of the Gemini dies and I hadn't thought to use it this way - such a great idea.
Doreen R

dmj from kettering said...

Love the colour on that card, it is really classy!!!

Doreen x

iReneM said...

Oooh, this is gorgeous.
Such a lovely colour


Bejay said...

Good Morning, Sue
Your card really cheered me up this morning. I woke up with the cold from hell and I've no idea where I got it from as I've not been out since last Friday!! The peach card you've used gives the card a real touch of class...LOVE IT!!
Bejay xx

Jean Z said...

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

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card again today, love the way the dies make a beautiful frame although the cute flowers are just gorgeous!
Thank you for sharing today's beauty with us.
Much love
Diane G xxxxx

Sue MacFall said...

This is just gorgeous,Sue, love the colour and design.
Thank you,
Sue Mac

sharon said...

Wow Sue your card is gorgeous, such beautiful colours and I love the way that you have framed the card with the die. Adore the flowers.
sharon :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love the way this die is used, & I must say the peach colour is my new fav.
Just watched John on Hochanda, what a cracking demonstrator, just love his hints & tips ( he certainly does you & your dies proud )
Marlene O xx

Kate's Cards said...

Such a pretty card in peach!

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I'm a bit earlier today - could do better!!
Today's card is so lovely! When I first looked at it , each corner almost seemed to have a bow! Probably just me but that's what I saw.
Lovely colours and flowers too. Really showcases the beautiful , versatile dies.
Thank you, once again!
Love to all those who are going through really hard times just now.
Myra xxx

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

Simply lovely card today. What a clever way to use the Gemini die. Gives you a very ornate frame.


lilysmum said...

Good morning Sue, pretty in peach today, love all about this card. X

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Lovely colours and your gemini pavo die is beautiful. I must try making the frame as I have the die.

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card - peach again - beautiful.
Very quick check in. Sorry didn't comment yesterday - humdinger of a migraine. MIL arriving in about 5 minutes.
Take care everyone and have a good day
Crafty hugs
P.S. Still smiling about my win x

Lorraine Freeman said...

Sue, I love everything about today's card except for the peach background. I think the flowers are especially lovely in felt.

Tracy, thanks love but I must not spend on myself until after Christmas. I do have a die coming from Sue so I hope I am well enough to craft by the time it comes.
Linda N, how are you doing?
Belay, I hope the cold is short lived.
Melody, I hope you are well and that Francis is not over doing things. Huggles for you both.
Well my friends this bout is still going on with a vengeance. I miss chatting to my Mum. She was going to visit me but it's so hard for me to talk she keeps putting it off in the hope that the next day I will be better but it's not happened yet.
Going through my old recordings of John shows and just keeping the ones where I plan to get the die or have them. I can see me keeping them all :)
Love n hugs

Roz McLellan said...

Hello Sue

Another beautiful card.


Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card, love the peach

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Gorgeous card and stunning colours. Your dies are so adaptable, that's the beauty of them.
Maureen xx

Beth T said...

What a gorgeous card! Love the open airy feeling and the beautiful color.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I have caught up with yesterday's comments and the video. Great tips about cuting the frames, must remember them! Today's card is beautiful and so intricate. Love the peach card and the pearl corners.

Tracy, Wheely Bad, Lorraine F and anyone else who is suffering, hope each day finds you improving.


Dorothy of Baldock, GB said...

Hi Sue,

A beautiful sweet peach card ...very feminine, very nice. I like your embellishments too in the corners. An eye-catcher as soon as I saw it!

Love n hugs rom Dorothy from Baldock.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Really love today's card.....great way to use the Gemini dies!!!!!

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
stunning card, I love the colours and how you've used he Pavo die. Exquisite!
Hugs, Rose

Cathie said...

Good morning Sue, gorgeous card today. Love the way you used the Gemini die to create a frame. Love the peach colour and the rolled flower. Thanks for sharing with us.

Margaret R said...

Hi Sue
I love the peach and white combination of this card, and the way ypu have used Gemini die makes an interestin square frame.

Margaret xxx

CraftyJo said...

Some lovely techniques and pretty colours too.

Mary Blight said...

Hello Sue & All The Wilsonettes!
I hope you are all well & keeping warm! It is blowing a howler & raining, here in Rosemarket! We have a coal fire (thankfully!), which is blazing away but I am still freezing cold!
I hope none of you have had this dreadful flu, that's been going around? My Mum & I have both had it for about two weeks & it's only now we are getting over it! Mum was a lot worse than I was, as she is A LOT thinner than me! HEHE!
I really should get going on my Christmas cards (although I've made a few) but it has been too cold to move from the fire! Well, that's my excuse, anyway! HEHE!
Sue, you've made a lovely card again, today!It looks so elegant (as always!)! The colour combination makes it look very warm! I would love to be in with a chance of winning such a lovely card as this!
I hope that everyone going through tough times will find comfort soon!
With Love & Best Wishes,
From, Mary Blight XXX

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, Another Lovely card Hugs Elaine x

Suzzette Yandle said...

A lovely and "lacy" card today! The pearl corners are so sweet. Thanks for sharing. Wishing you a blessed Thanksgiving.

Jean said...

So dreamy!

julie laz said...

Hi sue, omgoodness I've missed everything, I've had a bad few weeks with my illness,
Just looked at all your new dies, and o my goodness sue what a beautiful and fabulous set,
I need them all, can't tell The husband (lee) that, as everyone no's he'll get them all for me, I can't even say I like something anymore with out him getting it for me, he sees the illness and wants to give me everything, ( love him ) so I don't say anything now,
Not doing much crafting of late in my craft room, but I have been book folding and using all you're finishing Touchings dies to finish them off and everybody loves them,
your card today is beautiful in every way possible,
just to say I've seen and loved all the cards from the last few weeks and I've saved them and will make them when I get back crafting,
Crafty hugs to all Julie laz xxxxx

Anonymous said...

Your cards are always so elegant. Love this color combo, too. You are so amazing in more ways than one. Jan D., Florida, USA

nzillingworth said...


terrie said...

This is an elegant and beautiful card...I like the swirl corners
Thanks for sharing....well done Sue

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card. I love the frame with the Pavo Gemini die, another great way to use the die they seem as versatile as the Configurations dies. Great colour, I like Peach foundation card. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Val.S said...

A spectacular card in every way! Love it! Val.S

CathyinMN said...

Such a delicate and beautiful card!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Love how you used the Gemini die to form a frame,also the colour is very nice.
Yvonne N. Can.

Unknown said...

Hi sue,
Pretty card today with my favorite foldover flower.
Hugs pat xx

Unknown said...

Hi sue,
Pretty card today with my favorite foldover flower.
Hugs pat xx

barbara macaskill said...

This is a true beauty! LOVE the colors and the flowers are beautiful!

SusanP, Kent said...

Beautiful! Especially like the frame created with the Pavo Geminis. Cute flowers too.

Annie Stamps said...

Absolutely stunning xx Annie P

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue!
I love the colours and the foldover flowers are so pretty.

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Stunning card so pretty and lovely colours used.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Unknown said...

Hi sue

My this is lovely. I love how I've linked them together to do a frame. It's all swirly I love that.

Feeling more human today. So going out for a walk with my hubby with my new hair on to get used to it xx
Love to all xx

newbie85 said...

Beautiful card with stunning swirly frame! LOVE how you make these with the Gemeni dies!!!! And gorgeous flower!

Unknown said...

Love the peach. Lovely and elegant. What more can I say. Gail

Tracey Short said...

Oh what a beautiful card and the colour is just gorgeous.

These dies really are stunning.

Best Wishes
Tracey, Hull

C A W said...

Really like the filigree look that the Gemini dies have given you here, beautiful against the peach. Looking froward to tomorrow, as last year (where has the time gone?)I discovered from one of your bloggers that anything you eat on Thanksgiving is calorie free...... it's like Nessie, you either believe in it or not! Enjoy your Thanksgiving.

Beryl said...

Beautiful card Sue. Love the colours.

Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue, Love this card, I have the Pavo Die, but have never used it as a frame but will be in the future. Pretty colour combination, and a beautiful flower.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card again for today & love the soft peach colour which is so pretty.
Love the Pavo die & together with the stunning felt flowers, pearl corners adds the perfect finishing touch for a gorgeous card.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx (Norwich)

ursula said...

What a beautiful card Sue, I just love how you vary the ways in using a die....thank you...luv Ursula xx

gailgale said...

So, so . Beautiful! !!

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card today, love the peach background and the dies that make the square.

Meg Owen said...

Love today's card Sue.


hotpotato said...

Lovely card Sue.....fab deal on your dies on Hochanda today. x

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue and all your crafty crew
Well would I like to win this card it is wonderful
Love the way you do those flowers
Good luck in the draw on Saturday folks
Hugs to those that need one
Theresa G x

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful cad today and really love the peach colour (a great alternative to pink which I struggle to use!!!) and the whole effect - just perfectly soft and feminine.

Alison D said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card today. I love the Gemini dies, they're really versatile just like the configuration dies. Love and hugs,
Alison D x

Scottydog said...

A lovely fresh, pretty card today Sue. Pastel colours always look so fresh after the Christmas colours. I haven't got this die but have just added it to my Christmas list! Thank you!

Angela Wade said...

Lovely card, Sue. Love the Parvovirus die.
I've been watching and recording John's shows on Hochanda :-)

Hope you're all managing to keep dry !!!

Hugs and Best Wishes to you all,
Angela in waterlogged, S. Wales Xx

Jan Ltc said...

Stunning as always xx Jan

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Love the colour of todays card it's very pretty

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Love the colour of todays card it's very pretty

Molly said...

Hello sue an everyone wow the card is so pretty I love the little flowers in the corners. Thank you Molly oxoxox

Karen Drew said...

Love the colour of the card and the way you have used the dies. Stunning

Karen xx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Love the frame looks very lacey,stunning card.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. Love the card. Have never paired up peach & white before but it looks stunning

Narrowboat girl

Kathy Johnson said...

Hi Sue!

Stunning card and I absolutely love the color!

Kathy J.

liz spooner said...

This card is beautiful Sue, makes me want to buy the Pavo die.xx

Catwoman - Amersham, Bucks said...

Beautiful card AND I've already got the Pavo die - yippee!!

Unknown said...

Hi Sue this is one stunning card I love the colour and the design is wonderful

Debs A xx

Txcowgirl said...

Oh, I just love the Pavo die, and this card really shows it off. Very lovely card again, and I do love the Christmas ones also, not at all tired of seeing your creations for the holiday.
Any plans to bring Hochanda to the USA? It sounds like a very inspiring channel for crafters. I was very excited when you appeared on Create and Craft, but it seems there are no new Creative Expression items on anymore. I am assuming you are now exclusive to Hochanda? I must say Create and Craft is very boring without you, Sue.
To all the Wilsonettes or Wilsonites, hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Not sure if you celebrate in England, but it doesn't have to be a holiday to have a thankful heart. God Bless!

Lisbeth said...

I find it amazing how versatile the Gemini dies are. Thank you for the inspiration


Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue & everyone
Gorgeous card Sue I love how you have hooked the corners together to make the frame.
Colours are so pretty.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Tracy so pleased you felt better today & went for a walk. How was your new hair have you got a different style. Sending Hug's xx

Sending Hug's too Tob Theresa hope opperation went well & feeling better. Xx

Wheelybad Sending you Hug's & Cuddles for Billy xx

Melody & Francis Hug's coming your way xx
Beth & Deb C hope your both ok Hug's for you both

Hug's for friends & everyone xx

Theresa said...

pretty and feminine, hugs xx

Maria said...

Hi Sue and everyone.

Gorgeous card , love the colour !

Tracy- hope you had a nice walk with your husband.
Take care x
Yvonne- know you had a lot to do, hope things get better x
Lorraine- hope your infection is getting better, take care x
Beth- hope you are all right, missing your story's x
Molly- very envious of you getting so many wonderful dies for
your birthday :-) Have lots of fun. Hugs to you and the
rest of the family x
Yvonne F- wish you better x
Extra hugs to all Wilsonette's who need one.
Lots of warm hugs to my special friends,
Maria x

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card!! Love love love the color!!! Very beautiful flowers too!!
Moxie Craftie

Unknown said...

Good evening lovely Sue and the fab Wilsonettes,

Perfectly peachy! Today's card is a vision of loveliness, and how refreshing to see some of your older dies again- we should never neglect them in favour of solely using the newer editions. Really adore the felt flowers, wondering if Julia stocks it because it's on my next shopping list. The peach card is fast becoming a fave of mine, it's so soft a nd feminine and a pleasant change from other girly colours like pink.
Who wouldn't want to be the lucky recipient of this little beauty- though I must say that I could never get fed up of your Christmas themed cards, I love them and would welcome them all year round!
We've had a cold but sunnyish day in Stirling for a change, couldn't really make the most of it though, had to get my stitches out- I was a little nervous but had no need to be because it wasn't anything more than a slight tugging sensation and the infected areas were much improved so I don't need any more antibiotics:-) I guess I'll have to stop acting like the walking wounded so that I can get out of doing the dishes!
Wishing we celebrated Thanksgiving in the UK, imagine having two turkey dinners with all the trimmings in the space of four weeks!
Txcowgirl is spot on when she said that you shouldn't need a holiday to be thankful for what we have though, often we moan about our aches and pains, lack of money, bad weather etc etc rather than celebrating and appreciating the things in our life that are good.
We have adopted Black Friday though, you can't move for sales and offers at the minute- good for Christmas presents, not so good for the credit card though:-) wishing all of our American friends a happy Thanksgiving and hoping you get to enjoy the day with your loved onesxx
Julie, what a gem of a hubby, I'd be exploiting his generosity to the max- my addiction to Sues dies is such that there are no depths that I wouldn't sink to to acquire them, including making my family feel sorry for me:-) Unfortunately I am single and my Mum is immune to my emotional blackmail so I have to fund my own fetish:-( But seriously, he's worth his weight in gold.
Mary B, I don't think I would get much crafting done in this weather if I had an open fire to snuggle up to either
Tracy, hope you enjoyed your walk and the sunshine stretched to Ayrshire today. You rock that wig girl, though make sure it's securely in place because those winds on the coast can be brutal:-)
Yvonne, you poor dear, I hope that migraine hasn't been exacerbated by your baby sitting duties- company can be so tiring even if all you are doing is talking. Put your feet up and enjoy the Apprentice, it looks like a classic tonightxxx
Special hugs to Beth, Rebecca, Wheely Bad, Jan, Lorraine F, Maria, Saba, Theresa and anyone in need of a good cuddlexxx
Melody, Molly and Francis, thinking of youxxx

Crafty hugs,


Unknown said...

A different card for you using a lot of colour today. I love it.


hazel said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful colours and card
Take care
Hazel G XX

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely colours, beautiful card. love the Parvo dies.
Di B. x

Dawn Holben said...

Gorgeous card again today Sue, I love the look you get from layering four of the dies.
Very beautiful and so very elegant especially with that colour too.

DeCor said...

This card is such a testiment to all the care and attention that you give to the design of your dies, but the lovely way you have overlapped the ends and they look like that is how they are made to eye catching! It may not be a Christmas card, but you could easily adapt it to be one! Thank you again for you great inspiration.

DeeDee7770 said...

I love those dies! What a beautiful card Sue. After Christmas I'll be making another wish list for more dies. I love all of your products especially your pins and beads. I'm making Christmas pins for all of the ladies at our craft store. Have a great day!

nannapat said...

Beautiful card Sue. The lovely lacy effect that the Pavo gives is so pretty. Pat x

Brenda said...

Hi Sue,

This really is a stunning card.
Love how are you have arranged these delicate dies, they look so beautiful

Thank you for sharing, love and hugs, Brenda xxx

Saba said...

Hi Sue,
Bit late for me but couldn't miss commenting on this beautiful card, love the Pavo die and how you have used it as a frame.
Not usually a fan of peach but I think you have just converted me, it looks so soft and gentle.
Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration, enjoy the rest if you can.

Tracy hope you enjoyed your walk, thinking of you.
Yvonne sorry you were not well yesterday.
Lorraine, glad those stitches are out, I think anyone who has had their stitches removed should get at least a week off washing up duties.
Melody sending you a big hug.
Love to all

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a stunning giveaway! I love the Pavo Gemini die.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Unknown said...

Beautiful, as always Sue.

Karen M said...

Good evening Sue,
Beautiful card love the colour & the dies,
Best wishes
Karen M

Eunice said...

Wonderful card, as usual Sue! You are the queen of invention!!!!

Anonymous said...

I love this peach color. Happy Thanksgiving, Sue, even if you are in the country we are celebrating leaving. Of course, if I left the states, that's where I would go, too. Love the card. Myra from Florida

zub momi said...

Stunning card! Love the dies :)

Sandy H said...

Beautiful card. Your Geminis are so versatile. Love those pearl corners.
Take care everyone.

Unknown said...

Beautiful card design and colour are great


Unknown said...

Absolutely beautiful card Sue and I just love the colours. I have all these dies so will have to give it a go. The ideas you have are brilliant. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

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