Sunday, 3 January 2016

Best Of Luck

 Good Sunday morning all!  I selected a piece of silver card and embossed it with the Linen Texture embossing folder as my background.  I cut four of the Elegant Laced Edger corners in white and glued them into place in each corner.  Next I stamped the Deco Sweethearts stamp that matches the Sintra die.  I stamped it on blush card and heat embossed it in silver shine detail powder and cut it out with the matching Sintra  die, using the inside cut die to create a frame.  I added mounting foam to the back and cut two of the Petite Arched Adornments to add to the top and bottom of the frame.  I wove flesh seam binding through the bottom part of the adornments by nipping into the die cut making a slit.  I tucked the ends around the back as I attached the frame to the centre of the card.  I cut a Portuguese tag in white and seated my stamped sentiment in an oval die cut in the centre.  I added white flatback pearls as accents then completed the card with my usual mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 6 3/4" x  7 1/2" in size.

The winners of this week's Comment Game are:

Cheryl Brown!!!
Loraine Jefferis!!!

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

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Pam said...

Beautiful card Sue, lovely. I did enjoy your shows on Hochanda and you look so well.
Congrats to all winners.
Hugs to all, especially Melody and family, Tracey too.

TDQ Karen said...

So pretty, love the silver textured background.
congratulations to all the winners

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Beautiful card, love the textured background and it would be perfect for a silver wedding anniversary.
Managed to see 3 of your shows on Hochanda on line, fabulous demos, I tried to take notes but am now just hoping that some of those cards will end up on the blog, they were just lovely.
Congratulations to the winners,
Muriel x

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, lovely card today!!!
Congratulations to the winner's!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

Rosalind McLellan said...

Hello Sue

Another beauty. I really enjoyed your shows yesterday, Sue. Managed to catch them all except the 4.00pm one but I will look out for the repeat.


Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you for all the brilliant shows yesterday,
I liked the way you had a handle turner lol.
Today's card is so pretty. Thank you.
Take care Kitty.

Kitty Davies said...

So Sorry I forgot to congratulate the winners,
so congratulations all have fun, Kitty.

Jan.moogie said...

lovely card made by a lovely lady. Have a great day, hugs xxxxx

auscrafts said...

Beautiful card Sue

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card - love it :-) I still have a couple of your shows to watch on the recordings so looking forward to seeing those! Congratulations to all the winners. Have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue what a great start to 2016 beautiful card thank you tracyw

Toni Galvin said...

Stunning card as always Sue. Loved watching yr shows. Congratulations on the winners. Xx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. A lovely card which has a great embossed background. Another embossing folder to go on to my wishlist!
Congratulations to the winners.x

A Happercrafter6 said...

Good morning Sue. A lovely card. Lots of inspiration from your shows - thank you.

hollyberry said...

Very elegant card.
Congratulations to the winners.

carol edwards said...

A stand out card Sue, congratulations to the winners. Great Hochanda shows. X

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card, still trying to catch up on your shows as I was putting Christmas away so some 'me' time later should see me finish watching loved what I've seen do far
Congratulations to the winners
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina xxxx

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
Congratulations winners!
Nice card - useful for this sort of occasion. Been helping my Grand daughter to finish her assignment for Uni and we used some of your folders etc to decorate. She was impressed!
Great shows on TV - really enjoyed them.
Anne M xxx

Anonymous said...

Pretty card, Sue, nice combination of colours. Sadly only saw Saturday's and one show yesterday but lots of gorgeous samples and liked the way the guys got stuck in with handle cranking - and no whip in sight!
Well done to the winners and hugs all round.

'P' in Wales

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Love the card I did enjoy your shows and it,s great seeing so many samples for ideas.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card. I really like the textured background. Thanks for sharing.
Congratulations to the winners.
Have a great day everyone.

Chris Curry said...

A lovely elegant card Sue. I use this embossing folder a lot and am waiting for the dies you used in the corners. Loved watching you on Hochanda, always inspirational, but couldn't justify buying any of the bundles so ordered the dies I really really need on the Internet. Will be saving up for your next shows. Thank you. Xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, love the muted colours and I spy another EF that I've missed! Your shows were fabulous, it was great to have you back on our screen.
Congratulations to all the winners. Sue XXX

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this is a stunning card I just love those dies. I really enjoyed your shows yesterday. I was watching and making table settings cards for our niece's wedding. It was a very productive day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Karen Derbyshire said...

Lovely card Sue, I use my linen texture embossing folder loads, one of my favourites. Enjoyed your shows yesterday. Hurry back!

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue ,I did enjoy your shows on Hochanda. Lovely card today.Gloria (Sidcup) xx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card truly stunning, I watched your shows & you were superb as usual. Congratulations to all the lucky winners. Yvonne xx

Debra Kenworthy said...

Lovely card today Sue! Debra x

Anonymous said...

Very elegant card Sue. Congratulations to winners. JJxx

hazel young said...

Lovely card Sue xx hazel

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Very pretty card for us today, the silver background is coming up pale green on my monitor so I've got a twofer lol! Your shows were fabulous yesterday I've recorded them also so that I can watch the demos again. I loved how you had your 'handle turners' you might just have started a trend there Sue.
Congratulations to the winners!
Hugs x
Heather T

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card. Could be used for an anniversary card. Watched all your shows yesterday and you were great nice to see you had some help lol. Congratulations to all the lucky comment winners enjoy your prize.
Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely card. Congrats to the winners

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Very pretty card Sue, congrats all winners.

Bedroom Designs for Teenage Girls said...

Classic design with wood is the material of home design that I like. I often review a design to get the design right house. Decorating the house was much like the decoration of the mosque. Very pretty ... thanks

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Lovely card. Fab shows yday. I saw them all apart from the last one. Great demos as always. Thank you.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card. I recorded your shows and am working my way through them.
B xx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely card Sue. I am hoping to watch yesterday's
shows sometime today.
Rosemary xx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card managed to catch up with all your shows last night they were great as always.
Congratulations to the lucky winners.
Nancyd xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Love the delicate colour scheme - it complements the lacy filigree diecuts and stamps perfectly...

Congratulations to all the winners!


lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Loved the shows yesterday. Great demos.
A very pretty card, love the design.
Hope you get a rest today.

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
lovely card and I so enjoyed the Hochanda demos yesterday !
I hope you enjoy the CHA in California, and your visit to your Mum, see you in February!
Take care
Love Marg

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, I have enjoyed your programes on Hochanda they are so instructive, and the cards are gorgeous and todays one is stunning love the embossed background. hugs Shirleyxxxx

sandy acland said...

A nice card:0)

Sandy (tort)

Anne said...

A beautiful card, Sue. Love the embossing folder.

Anne (Northampton)

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A gorgeous card.
Congratulations to the lucky Winners !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a lovely card today. I had forgotten about the linen look embossing folder, I must get it out. Sometime it is just the right amount for a background. Managed to see all of your shows, really enjoyed them. I tried to get my grandson to be a handle turner for me but he said it was boring! Glad you got a better response.

Love Rosemarie x x

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card, very pretty. Great background.

Congrats to the winners.


June Horrocks said...

Hi sue thanks for the great shows yesterday brilliant xx love today's card thank you
June Horrocks xxxx

gwen70 said...

really pretty card

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue , Lovely card and grate shows yesterday . love Jean Z xxx

Beryl Treble said...

Lovely card Sue. Congratulations to all the winners.

Loraine Jefferis said...

Lovely card Sue. I love the way you've used the silver card for the background I bet this is another card that looks even more gorgeous in the flesh. Watched all your shows yesterday and will watch them again later. I'm so chuffed to be one of the winners what a great start to the New Year. Best wishes Loraine Jefferis xx

Kate's Cards said...

Beautiful xxxx

Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. A lovely card. Recorded all your shows but haven't been able to watch them all yet so I am looking forward to seeing what cards you are demoeing
Congratulations to all the winners xx

Wendy L said...

Wonderful creation Sue, really enjoyed the shows this week on Hochanda tto, xxx

Jane Franklin said...

Lovely card and I like the idea of stamps to match some of the dies. Hope we can have some of the show cards on the blog please.
Congrats to the winners and best wishes to all luv jxxx

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful.Love the corners.

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
What a beautiful stunning card today. I love it and the colours you have chosen.
Also wow a wonderful surprise and something that has made my day so happy, to be chosen as one of the winners this week.
I have sent you my email.
I'm so excited, and and what a lovely start to the year.
Congratulations to the other winners, I hope you are both feeling as good as I do,
Thank you so much for picking me, I just love your dies and stamps and also love seeing what you create with them.
Have a wonderful day.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a beautiful card, the corners are really effective with this layout. Really enjoyed your shows, fabulous demos and the examples made were superb. Congrats to the comment game winners. Have a great Sunday everyone. Back to the day job tomorrow, so will try get some crafting time in today. Bx

Tressa said...

Lovely card. Like the colours.

I enjoyed the Hochanda shows. Just need to watch them again to make notes.

Congratulations to this week's winners.


Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, love today's card and the lacy look that the die gives.
The embossing folder you have used would be good for men as well.
Congratulations to all today's winners, enjoy your prizes.
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

Scottydog said...

A lovely fresh looking card for the New Year. Thanks Sue.
Congratulations to the winners.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - another beautiful card today and I love the subtle colours. Your shows on Hochanda and your demonstrations were brilliant as were the cards you had made. I now know which dies I need to order!! I watched yesterday's video late yesterday afternoon and absolutely loved it and will be ordering the Gemini die you used too as I thought your design was so pretty and original. Hope you are enjoying a restful day today. Congratulations to the three lucky winners. Best wishes

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Another beauty of a card , Congrats to your lucky winners.
Have a lovely day.
Elaine H X

sunshinepen said...

HI beautiful card and a Happy New Year to you

Crafty hugs Pen x

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, another beautiful card for us today. Unfortunately missed the Hochanda Show so really disappointed and am unable to video them so doubly disappointed/
Congratulations to the lucky card game winners.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and I do like the linenEF, must get that. Loved the shows and demos especially the Ombré Intertwining circles card you did on the 12 o'clock show will be trying that one today
Congratulations to Cheryl, Loraine and Marg on being the lucky winners today

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a stunning card and I love the colours you have used.
And the design is gorgeous.

Debs A xx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Very Special Friend Sue,
What Can I Say Other Than You Were "Truly Tremendous On Hochanda"
It Won't Be Too Long Until I Get To Meet Up With You Once Again, At "Ally Pally"
Which I'm So Looking Forward To As I Didn't Get In 2015!!!!!
I Loved Each And Every Demo, On Hochanda.
It Was Great To See So Many Great
Tips And Techniques Where You Cut A Die Out, Then Trim Here And There
To Give A Totally Different Look Fabulous Ideas!!!!
Your Card Today Is Stunning I Love The Embossing Folder And The Use Of
Silver Card.
Every Time I Watch Your Shows I Realise I Need Another Die.
Warmest Wishes To Your Mom, Colin, Heather, Sam And Family
Love And Huge Hugs To Yourself
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes Congratulations To The Weekly Gift Comment Winners Enjoy!!!!!
Huge Hugs To Lancashire Steph x
Carry On Creating ✂️✂️✂️

Jayem said...

Hi Sue

An interesting offering this time... one of those that could be suitable for a male.

Have a good one

Jan from NSW (Aus)

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Exquisite card, not too much, even for a male! I just love the little touch of that seam binding threaded through the die.
Hugs, Rose

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty, thanks - as always - for the close-ups showing the details.

karenlotty said...

Beautiful card, I love that EF

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

Another stunning card, love the colour combination too.

Congratulations to the three winners. Well done!

love and hugs Dorothy of Baldock

Pearl said...

Great card today Sue, subtle colours are always attractive.

Congratulations to the blog winners,

lots of craftihappiness and love everyone,

Pearl x

Evis M said...

Morning Sue,
A belated Happy New Year to all.
I really like this card, the textured background is especially lovely.
Evis M.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card.
I've recorded all your shows to watch again.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

dmj from kettering said...

Another lovely card, so useful for many occasions

Doreen x

Nana on the Hill said...

Super card Sue, and loved your recent shows. Can't wait to see what you have in store for 2016.

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card love the textured linen embossing.

Congratulations to the Winners

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, I am back on line thank goodness and what a gorgeous card to greet me, am loving it.

Congratulations to the winners.

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

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
This is another one of my kind of cards, not too much embellishment, and it is also about the right size. I don't have many of your dies, but I try to use the ones I have and mix them with oter makes to try to create something similar to your design.
Margaaret xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Silver and pink sounds lovely but it's showing as a sort of yellowish beige on my screen which isn't quite so nice. Fab design though.
Beverley W

carol quinn said...

Beautiful card,
Congratulations to the lucky winners!

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Having been looking for corners on my stash of dies all morning, and for some reason not finding one set. ...these would have been perfect! Moving everything about for decorating so getting very frustrated. Have the linen folder too, and I really love this card. Another search coming on!

CHERYL Brown said...

Hellooooo Sue,

Gosh, I got so excited to see my name up as one of the comment winners, that I forgot to leave a comment on today's post! Doh! I hope you got my email, it came back as 'no recipient' when I realised I had put an extra dot in the address, so I forwarded it to the correct address.

Beautiful card as always. I've taped your shows from yesterday, so I can indulge myself this afternoon, have some time to myself and watch all in one go.

Warm thoughts and prayers for those in need and excited (((((hugs))))) galore are waiting to jump into the arms of anyone passing.
Love & hugs
Cheryl xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. I love the pale colours with the silver. Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card....I like the mix of the straight lines of the linen ef and the curvy die cuts. Mixing shapes is something I aim for when I make cards. Jan D., FL, USA

Congrats to the winners!!!!

Lynda's craft's said...

Good morning Sue & everyone
Lovely elegegant card you have bloged today for us I love love love it
Such pretty colours used too.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xxx

Hug's for Tracy hope your having a good day xxx

Also TOB Theresa sending you hug's as alwats

Wheely Bad hope your feeling better today
Big Hug's to all friends everyone xxxx

Lynda's craft's said...

Sorry I forgot CONGRATLATIONS to all the comment game winners especially CHERYL wel done xxx

Jan from Long Island said...

Good morning Sue. Beautiful card once do you do it?

A big congratulations to all the comment game winners!!!

So happy to see Thelma and Louise back at it. You always brighten my day.

Have a beautiful day everyone!

Diane said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card again today, what a treat . Thank you for sharing
Love Diane G xxxxx
Congratulations to all the lucky winners xxxxx

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
A very pretty card today sue x I thoroughly enjoyed your shows on hochanda they were so inspirational and you explain things so clearly you really are a joy to watch x if you need a volunteer to turn the handle for you in future my hand is stretching as high as the ceiliing and I'm enthusiastically calling 'me me me ' xxx thankyou so much sue for sharing your talents x
Sending big hugs to tracy,wheely bad and all those with the flu x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Karen M said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card I'm going to try this idea as a birthday card,
Congratulations to the winners
Best wishes
Karen M

Norah McPhee said...

Good afternoon Sue and the Wilsonettes,
Jury is out on this one Sue and will go back and forward until my little brain can actually take it in flower, sorry. I think it might be the colour scheme but i will work it out in my head as i do really like when you do something different which for me this one comes into that category.
To Cheryl and the other ladies that won this week my warmest congratulations and i wish you all the happiness in using your prize when it arrives. I love to see the various names winning as it gives such a boost and normally when you are in need of that boost the most, so enjoy ladies.
Well today might me a dank driech day up here in the Costa de Glenochil but it is fine and not too cold so a wee bit drizzle didn't do anyone any harm and we are lucky being up on the hill, although Alva folks might still think after nearly 60 years that our houses are an eyesore at least we don't have the awful worry that they have of their homes being destroyed poor folk.
Well i'm away to clean out my bedroom now that CHristmas is all past as it is the only place that i can store gifts but i still have a lot there that needs to be either given to a charity or to the womens refuge. I am so fortunate but some things i just can't put on my skin as it is quite reactive and i would rather see someone else getting the pleasure of what i can't. Mum always brought us up to be thankful for what we received and we always were as we would never dream of upsetting someone over a gift that they had bought us but we couldn't use. Whatever we couldn't use always went to someone else that could and there we shared the joy of the gift just the same. I notice with Campbells neices over the early years that i was married and stupid enough to give them gifts that they couldn't even keep their voices down when complaining about it to their mums. After the first 4 or 5 years of this i stopped as we didn't really have the mum to waste when it wasn't good enough for them. Their children were brought up with the best of everything and well mine didn't have that luxury and keeping up with the Joneses was not an option and i wasn't even going to try so i just stopped. My two are still left behind in a lot of "i wants" as they have found out over the years that i want doesn't get, but they just wouldn't dream of doing it now which i think is why my two have an appreciation at how much things cost and just how you have to save to get the things that you really want, no bad thing i think. Anyway i will go and leave you all now with a wishing you a good day where ever you are and sending gentle hugs to all my lovely friends that really could do with them,
love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil Village)

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

lovely Card. I like the dies and your layout, silver and white are always nice. Thanks for sharing

Congratulations to Cheryl Brown. Loraine Jefferis and Crossstitchmarg, I hope you enjoy your prize.

Best wishes

Jacquie Jacobs said...

Hi Sue,

First may I wish you and your family a Very Happy New Year and secondly thank you for all your wonderful inspiration throughout 2015. This card is no exceptions, just gorgeous.

Love & hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Annie Pennington said...

That's such a lovely stamp. The card is different to your usual style Sue :-) I enjoyed the shows on HOCHANDA yesterday. The card samples were stunning.

Congratulations to the winners, enjoy your prize.

Annie P xxx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. What a coincidence. I had lost my linen textured embossing folder and after a bit of a clean up yesterday I have found it, it had dropped down at the back of my cupboard. Lovely card you have made with it. SueL x

IVY Cheong said...

Love the linen embossing folder, beautiful creation for the start of the year. Ivy xx

DeCor said...

Hi Sue. Hope you had a nice time over the holidays. I love the embossing folder. Adds so much to the whole look. Like this stamp and the dies you have used. As usual another wonderful card. Thank you!

Jean said...


ursula said...

A lovely card today Sue, ideal for an anniversary card I need to make, thank you for the inspiration.....luv Ursula xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I'm not sure about this one . I like the components just not sure about the colour. Sorry.
However, I watched yesterday's video last night and thoroughly enjoyed that. It is the prettiest stepper card I have ever seen.
Thank you!
Congratulations to today's winners,
Love to all, especially friends going through the hardest of times!
Myra xxx

julie laz said...

Beautiful sue love it, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Lorraine Freeman said...

Good afternoon.
Really not sure on today's card Sue, I think it might be the colours but I am not complaining as it's another twist on the dies so all is good.
Please let us know your card total for last year.
Loved the shows on Hochanda and it worked much better getting the presenters to turn the cogs :)
Congratulations to the comment winners, you will enjoy your prizes.
I don't know how I didn't comment yesterday, I was busy organising blogs just so I wouldn't miss. Fibro fog gets the blame for that one!
Laine, I hope you are feeling much better today. Although I felt rather miffed at not being able to drink I know it has given me more time and energy so it's not all bad.
Today I have been organising my recordings. I have made notes on what dies are used in each show and which ones I have. Not many at the moment but I will add as I go along depending on how often I like the samples made with them.
I have spent most of my Christmas money and didn't get one Sue die :( But I have ordered sticky sheets, texture paste, smoothies, tool n one and glue. Will add the remaining money to whatever I get next week so will get at least one die that way. They don't all cost loads especially if you have time to look around.
I will be quiet now, wishing good things to all xxx

Hazel said...

Sue, beautiful card as always. Congratulations to the winners. Hazel X

Lesley Cann said...

Not sure of the decoratio of today's card but I love the textured backing card. Because of visitors I have recorded your shows and look forward to watching them.

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card & love the layers of all the different textures & colours which look amazing together.
I can see that 2016 is going to be another excellent educational & inspirational year with all your gorgeous card designs & die collections.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx (Norwich)

craftynanna jo widnes said...

Gorgeous card Sue i love the embossing folder, I remember buying all three of the 8 x 8 folders and they are all brilliant. the Hochanda shows were smashing, I enjoyed them all and have recorded them too, it would be impolite not to, crafty hugs to all Johanna

craftynanna jo widnes said...

Sorry i forgot to congratulate the winners, well done and enjoy your gifts, Johanna

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Nice design, but not sure about the colours. It may be that the colours have not come across that well on the laptop, or maybe that the muted tones seem to blend in with the murky grey day outside. Sorry.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for all your inspiration Sue, really enjoyed the shows yesterday,
congrats to the lucky winners
Marlene O xx

Edwina Scotney said...

Hi Sue just like to say how much I enjoyed your shows yesterday. Thanks for all your inspiration, tips and advice. Well done to the winners. Edwina

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
Love the background embossing folder,such a beautiful card.
Enjoyed the shows,hope to see you back on the TV soon.
Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
A beautiful card again from you today, and I thoroughly enjoyed the shows.
Congratulations to all the winners, especially Cheryl. A real pick me up for you.
love to all
Maureen xxx

liz spooner said...

Hi Sue love the card today, hope you enjoy the CHA, and who wouldn't?xxx

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Beautiful Card Sue!

I like the Elegant Laced Edger Corners that you've used, I must add them to my collection of your dies.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

nannapat said...

Such a pretty card Sue, I do love those corners. Thoroughly enjoyed your shows on Hochanda, you really are a genius when it comes to using dies. Pat x

Theresa Pace said...

very pretty. wouldn't have thought that silver would go with blush. lovely combination of dies and embossing, hugs xx

Maria Alder said...

Evening Sue and everyone,
Great dies, work very well together. Sadly the
colour is not to my taste but it is a gorgeous card!

Congratulations to our three comment winners,
especially Cheryl,lovely lady x
I have still not received my prize even after sending
you an e-mail, Sue ?

Many hugs to all who are going through some tough
times at the moment......
Also have had a bad day today because of Fibro,so
terrible tired.

Lorraine- any hangover or are you ok ? :)x
Yvonne- take care x
ToB- hope you are ok after the op ?x
Wheelybad- hope you are alright x
Beth, Rebecca,Deb....missing you all x

Warm hugs to everyone, Maria x

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card today Sue. Enjoyed the shows. Can't record so will have to try to remember. Congrats to all the winners especially Cheryl. Enjoy.

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the embossing folder and dies, fantastic.
Di B, x

Eunice said...

Love the card Sue, interesting embossing folder! Congrats to the winners.

Janet Hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, watched all your shows yesterday, full of inspiration as always...Thank you!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, sorry I am so late but I couldn't let the day go by without commenting. Pretty card and I love the linen textured embossing folder. I thought I had the corner dies but on checking my list it seems I don't so that it something else to go on the want/need list :-)

Looking forward to finding some time to re-watch your shows to catch anything I missed first time around and being able to drool at the samples in slow motion.

Congratulations to all of the comment game winners, what a lovely start to the New Year for you, enjoy your prizes.

Yvonne G said...

Evening Sue
I have been reading the comments regarding the colour of this card and I have a feeling that it is not coming across in all it's true glory on screen. Reading your description you say it is a silver and blush combination but I do not think it looks like that in the pictures. It is a gorgeous card and those colours are beautiful in the flesh.
I am much more upset that you have not revealed the magic number of your card total - please please please put me out of my misery x
Semi productive day today. Most of the Christmas clear up was achieved. Christmas tree still up completely stripped of all baubles and tinsel. Jake wants to have a bonfire in the garden and burn the tree. He has even bought marshmallows for toasting. He does like a fire and I am sure if he had enough time on his hands arson could be his hobby. Thank goodness he has a full time job x
The kitchen was for a small period of time clean and tidy but then Jake and George and their friends happened. I love their friends coming round and they are all lovely (to my face) but they do tend to make themselves at home (which I have encouraged) as it saves any effort on my part. This is all well and good and they do sort of clear up before they leave but a boy clear up is nothing like a mummy clear up is it? The boys have promised me faithfully that they will sort out the mess when they get in form work/college but I have a feeling that they are hoping that the magic kitchen cleaning fairies will do it before they have to live up to their side of the bargain - we'll see. Lol x
Well done worthy winners - enjoy your prizes. I do hope you managed to contain your excitement and act with dignity which I know is difficult when you see your name appear x
MARIA - hope you are feeling better. Love and hugs x
JAN - glad we are entertaining you but sadly I see my partner in crime is absent today - sending you hugs x
LORRAINE - brain fog is always getting the better of me - hey ho!! Huggles x
LAINE - where are you hun? Not hair of the dog I hope. Gentle hugs for you - don't want to be rough with you if you are still feeling fragile x
Bedtime now - I will wake to a quiet house, free of boy and full of peace and quiet - love them to bits but nice when they aren't here sometimes.
Nite nite everyone
Crafty hugs

Berina RGA said...

Wow!! Such a beautiful card!! Love the addition of ribbon! Nice colors!
Moxie Craftie

barbara macaskill said...

This is beautiful! I love it! TFS!

Sandy H said...

Pretty card. Lovely colours, so delicate.
Well done to the comment game winners.
Take care everyone.

Vie carter said...

Another great card, don,t know how you think of so many designs


hazel said...

Hi Sue
I really like this card.The design is absolutely beautiful
Take care
Hazel G XX