Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Colour to Match

Hi bloggers!  Today's card shows you how to use your Colour Cloud inks to match felt (or even ribbon) to your project.  I hope you enjoy it!

The finished dimensions are 8" x  8" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Beautiful card. We are glad that you are our friend too.
Daily hugs to Sue and Family, Melody and Family, Tracey and Laine and all if the blog family

Jan.moogie said...

Stunning card Sue and gorgeous colours too. will watch the video later, have a good day, hugs xxxxxxxxxx

Karen Derbyshire said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Really lovely!

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

That's my sort of card. Love it. Thanks, Sue.
D x

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, hope this one goes alright last two lost the connection. This is absolutely gorgeous love it all off to watch video.
Nancyd xx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
I love it when you use the striplet dies, this card is stunning
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina xxxx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning very glamorous. Will watch video later. Yvonne xx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
what a stunning card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw x ps I now can use my striplet die I will be try this card out xx

kittyedavies47@gmail.com said...

Morning Sue.
Avery beautiful card Thank you and a great video too.
I love the cloud soft ink.
Sue you are a great friend.
Take care Kitty.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. Another of your beautiful cards using this gorgeous striplet die. A great way to colour your felt or card to match your design. Thanks for another one of your great videos. Hope you and your family are ok.
Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Really beautiful card today. I'm off to watch the video for hints and tips!
Anne M xxx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, such a heartfelt sentiment!

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card and agree so much with what Pam said.

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful and great to be able to get an exact match x

Tina T said...

Morning Sue and crafters everywhere.
Yet another beautiful card, using colour clouds really do blend well, just waiting for this striplet die to arrive.
Love and crafty hugs to you and your family
Tina Thompson xxxxx😊

Anonymous said...

Love the card Sue. I have this die and love it. Will have to try using felt. JJxx

Jane Willis said...

Oh beautiful! I'm looking for inspiration for my Mum's 90th birthday card and I think I may have just found it. Although as I was reading the post, I noticed in the thing at the side about where the visitors came from that a visitor from St Helens was reading the post at the same time of me - wouldn't it be a coincidence if it was my sister in law and we end up making her identical cards???

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This card is absolutely stunning!! I love this striplet die. In fact, I love everything about this card. Thank you for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card, I didn't realise that colour clouds could be used on so many mediums. I agree with Pam, we're glad that you're our friend. Hugs to all. Sue XXX

A Happercrafter6 said...

Lovely card Sue.

Unknown said...

GM Sue. Love the lattice striplet. Will watch video later for using colour cloud.

Kevonacrafts said...

Beautiful card really love that strip let.

Have a great day


carol edwards said...

Really pretty and elegant card Sue. I've just bought some colour clouds to try. X

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card, so pretty.


Karen Drew said...

Beautiful and elegant card. My favourite colours. The sentiment is really lovely
karen xx

JAO said...

Beautiful card Sue.

Anonymous said...

Lovely lovely card, Sue, and using my totally favourite lattice window die. What a corker! Great video and thank you for lots of extra ideas.
Laine - so hope that your Dad can be kept pain free, what a difficult time.
Ursula - sympathy on the loss of your brother, and Wheely too - good neighbours are a real blessing.
Hugs as ever, Sue.

'P' in Wales

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. A stunning card. I'm looking forward to watching the video when I get in from work.x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, hope you are ok. I love this card, from the soft colours, to the sentiment, and my all time favourite striplet,great video too. Have a good day all. Bx

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. I am looking forward to watching the video when I get back from work later. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Unknown said...

Beautiful card today Sue! A wonderful card design and the tip of colouring the felt with colour cloud is just great. Debra x

Croquet Queen x said...

Hi Sue,
Lorna D

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
A beautiful card today, I love the colour combination too.
Thanks for sharing,
Take care

hettygarlick said...

What a gorgeous card Sue. I love everything about it.

Loraine Jefferis said...

Just watched the video Sue. Another wonderful demo. I never thought of colouring felt before such a good idea. I find it really hard to get everything matching but this solves the problem perfectly. Hope you are ok Sue. Thinking of you. Best wishes Loraine Jefferis xx

hazel young said...

Beautiful card and sentiment xx hazel

Wendy L said...

Love this striplet die, it always looks lovely and this is nor exception, xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, so gorgeous I love it .love Jean Z xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

stunning card and design Sue.

gr karin

lilian said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card,love the soft colours and the flower.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

shabbycraftcabin said...

Good morning Sue, I absolutely love lattice work and this striplet is no exception , stunning card, clean and classy, I love it. Hugs, Ivy C xx

Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue, lovely card and I do like this striplet die it's very nice
Kathy B Tolleshunt Major x

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Simply gorgeous card. I love it.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh what a very pretty card today, I think it is gorgeous, I am going to watch the video in a minute whilst I have my breakfast but definitely will be having a go at this one, I love the colour cloud brilliant.

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

Unknown said...

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

Debs A
Debs cards sx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Such a stunning card today Sue.. your a special friend to us all to..
Will watch it a little later on as got to take my son to the hospital, thanks for sharing with us..
Hugs to all who need one have a great day all
Sarah xxx

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue ,I do love the lattice window die. Your card today is stunning .Thank you for the inspiration .Gloria (Sidcup) xx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card. I have the panel die maybe I'll have a go at this
Nicola x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, lovely card. This is my most used strip let, I just find it so useful. Will try colouring felt, have done ribbon before, knowing me I will get messy.

Love Rosemarie x x

marg said...

Good Morning Sue
Lovely card again will watch Video later!
Hope today goes well Tracy, the end is in sight!
Just had email from my daughter in Perth, 44c now that's hot! Not something I could enjoy!
Wheely thats awful still getting those heads!
Take care everyone
Love Marg

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Todays card is outstandingly beautiful , i really must get this die .
Take care my lovely .
Elaine H X

SueJ said...

Gorgeous card again Sue, enjoyed the video very much.
I keep saying "no more dies" but this striplet die is a must have I think!

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
The lattice window die is my absolute favourite from the striplet sets, your card is stunning! I love the idea of colouring the felt to match the card your using. I enjoyed the video and always learn something from them thank you for sharing.
Hugs x
Heather T

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Stunning card, I love it :-) Hugs to all xxx

dmj from kettering said...

Another lovely card, enjoyed the video,

Doreen x

Sandra said...

Wow, brilliant demo Sue, I am definitely going to get some of those Colour Clouds, they are just so versatile!
Thank you so much for your inspiration Sue,
Love and hugs

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous card, lovely colours.
B xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Gorgeous !! Gorgeous !! Gorgeous !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Very elegant card, the dies you've used go together so well and some bling in the background never hurts does it!...


Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely card and such a pretty colour!
Rosemary xx

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue on a cold DRY day so far, how long that will last I dont think it will be long. A beautiful card and in my favourite colours to. Its just stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Marion said...

Hi sue what a stunning card ,love the dies you have used.
enjoyed the video too.
Marion H

BenteS said...

So beautiful!
Thanks for the great video!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - another great card made with your beautiful striplet die. A really lovely video to watch and learn from. Thank you, sending bes wishes

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue, a beautiful stunning card today. Hazel X

gwen70 said...

Stunningly beautiful todays card, can't wait to watch the video

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue - today's card is stunning - I love the way you use your striplet dies!
Will certainly give this one a try!
Janette x

Tressa said...

Beautiful card using one of my favourite striplets. Had a tip on using colour cloud properly yesterday so am now tempted to buy some and try out making some of the felt flowers for the next birthday card. Thank you.


Unknown said...

Stunningly beautiful card ! I love everything about it, the lattice striplet is a favourite of mine so I can't wait to try this card , great Video as usual!
Anne xo

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card. Video great, too.
Hugs, Rose

auscrafts said...

stunning card love this die it's one of the most used dies in my collection

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely soft lavender, v pretty card

Unknown said...

Stunning cardsoooo beautiful love the die and the colour thank you sue hope you have a peaceful day
Love always June Horrocks xxxxxx

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Beautiful card,really good video thank you for the ideas,
Best wishes
Karen M

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. I love your card as this striplet is one of my favourites (so far). SueL x

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card, love the striplets and the delicate lavender shade.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Don't have this striplet yet but do have the frame and sentiment. As it say glad you are our friend. Hope you and your family are well.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, super card, the technique for the inks sound interesting, will have to watch video later.
Take care xxx

Anne said...

Just beautiful, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Beryl said...

Beautiful card Sue.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love today's post and its right up my street. The striplet dies again were an absolute must have for me so seeing a card with them incorporated goes without saying that I will love it.

theresa w said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
A beautiful card sue and gorgeous colours x cannot wait to watch the video later as usual as my after chore treat xxx
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Paula said...

Such a pretty card Sue! I do love the striplets and have used them a lot. I must go and make the usual cuppa now so I can sit and watch the video in comfort. :)
Paula x

TOB said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card. Hugs Theresa xx

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Beautiful card, love the lattice striplet and use it so often. The glitter behind really sets it off.
Thank you for the video too, love watching your demonstrations and always learn something - like I now have to find more spending money for some colour clouds lol !!!
Muriel x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A gorgeous card, I have to get this striplet die, it's so pretty.
Will watch the video later.

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
A stunning card. I just love it.
Evis M.

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful and elegant card and the soft colours are perfect.
Thanks for sharing,

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Gorgeous card so elegant will try and watch the video later.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Lynne L said...

Wow I love this card it's so pretty what a great idea to use colour clouds to die felt fabulous Thank you Sue

Glenharon said...

Good morning Sue and the merry band of Wilsonettes,
What a beautiful card you have brought for our delight today Sue and the wisteria colour is such a soft colour and one of my favourites in the CE range of colours. I really like the lighter colours that is made into such beautiful works of sheer pleasure. I am hoping that when i get a wee bit money together i can treat myself to some of the beautiful new dies fromt he last collection and this one but for the moment they remain on my wish/need list. I have fallen for a few in your tags and frames selection that will be a real must but i will try to see how i can get on with the striplets and other dies that i have at the moment to make my version of today's beauty. I hope that you are bouncing back one step at a time flower but as i have found it sometimes is a few steps back before you can make one going forward so i am sending you some hugs just to let you know that you are thought about and cared for.
Well folks peace reigns serenely at Costa de Glenochil with the rain and hubby back at work today, i can only hope that tomorrow is dry for us and his dads funeral. Me, i'll need dropped off at least 20 minutes before everyone else just to get up the outside steps but i will make it what ever the challenge. Today is a picky day where i just do wee bits at a time to get some of the things sorted of Mum's and try and get my house back to normal a bit before his nibs brings along the next lot to be sorted through. The schools and colleges are off on holiday this week so Rory is doing what he does best, playing on his x-box until i shout for a hand. Now you would think it was a mountian that i wanted to move instead of lifting one box from my car up to the charity shop but it has sat in the car for long enough now and i need the space for tomorrow. So i will send hugs to Tracy, i hope that you take it easy today after your treatment flower, hugs to Wheely that she is a wee bit better and to all our Wilsonettes that need or could just do with one
love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil Village)

Kate's Cards said...

Beautiful! xxx

Kiraneries said...
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Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. Beautiful dies and embossing folder you have used. I love the colours. Thanks for the video.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today, I would be searching for coloured felt to match the card, so the ink tip is very useful. I like the embossing in the frame too, it does add interest.
Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxxx

sandieann21 said...

Lovely and I love the wisteria colour. I really do not use my striplets enough. Hugs xx

Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. A lovely card, love the colour you used.xx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Such a gorgeous card today, it is beautiful. And you spelt colour our way and not the American!!!!
Maureen xxx

Princess Pixie! said...

Morning Sue
I am saving the video for later but loving this card. I have a bit of a soft spot for any card which features the lattice window striplet as that was the die I won and it is stunning.
I don't yet have any of the colour clouds but guess what they are on my list - along with everything else.
Apologies for my absence over the last couple of days - I was feeling so drained that I did not do anything at all. I have just had a quick peek at the cards I missed and they are gems of gorgeousness.
Your blog is a blessing to so many of us and it is so apt that at this time of need you are able to find some comfort in the knowledge that we are all thinking of you. Sending you love and hugs Sue x
LAINE - so sorry to hear about your dad. Oh my goodness - been a bit of a tough week hasn't it? Hang in there hun - one day at a time. Sending love and hugs x
FLUFFY CAT, 'P', LINDA, MARIA, JAN - thank you for your good wishes - right back at you x
WHEELY BAD - your nan sounds like she is a force to be reckoned with. Sorry to hear about your neighbour. Sending you big hugs x
TRACY - you have hit the nail on the head about the dies. I know that I have dies in my collection that are still waiting to be used. I can think of addictions that are far more detrimental to one's well being so I refuse to feel guilty. Be assured - hubby will not hear your secret from me. Well done on the card making. Thinking of you today. Big hugs x
LORRAINE - well done on the crafting and sorting - how satisfying. Huggles x
NORAH - I am so pleased for you that peace has returned. It sounds like your O.H. had man flu - that is a very serious condition. If he gets it again I think that leaving the patient well alone - possibly solitary confinement is the best course of action. Will be thinking of you tomorrow. Lots of love x
URSULA - so sorry to hear about your brother - sending you love and hugs x
Still feeling a little jaded so will not be up to much today apart from making pancakes later for the boys.
Sunny thoughts to everyone
Crafty hugs

Unknown said...

hi Sue
This has to be one of my all time favourite dies (striplet) Such a pretty card!

Unknown said...

To My Very Special Dearest Friend Sue,
I'm A Little Later Today, My IPad Was Playing Up..........
Today's Card And Video Was "Truly Tremendous, Outstanding" The
Video Was "Extremely Informative" With Lots Of Fabulous Tips And Techniques.
I Loved The Fabulous Colour Palette Used "The Coconut White/Wisteria Foundation Card"
The Wisteria Is Such A Wonderful Colour.
Like Yourself I Love "The Bed Of Roses" Embossing Folder.
I Love The Fabulous Dies You've Used For Today's Card "The Awesome Lattice Striplet"
A Huge Favourite Of Mine, Also The Wonderful "Glad Your My Friend Die" Which Says It All.....
Then Using The Truly Awesome Colour Cloud Which I So Love It Blends So Very Well, It
Looked Great On Your Felt To Create Your Stunning Flower.
Sue Thank You So Very Much For Sharing You Inspire Me Daily I Truly Appreciate That.
Warmest Fond Wishes To Colin And Heather
Love And Lots Of Huge Hugs To Yourself
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes
Huge Hugs To Dearest Lancashire Steph x

Unknown said...

Beautiful card - love the negative effect :-)

Unknown said...

Hi sue,
Beautiful card, love the dies.

Hugs pat xx

Gillyflower said...

Stunning card Sue! Take care, Gilly R xxx

sued99 said...

What a gorgeous card. I do think the striplets are my favourite kind of dies. There's so much you can do with them.

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

A realy beautiful card today. I love the lattice striplet and the colours. I am looking forward to watching the video later. I treated myself to some smoothies the other day, and will be deciding which colour colour clouds to purchase soon.

I think that striplet is one I would like too....

Love Helen xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Such a pretty card in lovely soft colours! Just gorgeous!
Haven't seen the video yet - I will later! Promise!
Love and hugs to you and all who are going through tough times. Xxxx

Anonymous said...

Very beautiful. Every time I see you use the lattice striplet, it moves up on my wish list. Think I'll order it today.

Wonder if the flower could be cut and made using thin craft foam...it comes in many colors....hummmm Have you ever tried it?

I'm so enjoying my string flowers...they would work on a card design like the one in your video today.

Jan D., Florida, USA

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

Suebak said...

Stunning card Sue. I immediately thought...... wedding.

Susan x

Margaret R said...

A beautiful card. The lattice window striplet die is growing on me, and I think it will have to go on to my wish list. Love the colours
Margaret x

Chris Curry said...

Love the card, love the striplet, love the colour. No more to be said except thank you Sue. Xx

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. How did we ever manage without the colour cloud collection that's what I keep thinking, and sooo many to chose from at a brilliant price too, I'm still using my pretty in pink from the smooth 'booby' I dipped two days ago, they will last forever that I'm certain !
I've even coloured some of your felt to match a card it worked brilliantly you'd never have guessed it wasn't naturally that colour when I bought it, so who ever thought that one up deserves an OBE for ink innovation lol.
I'm hoping that this beauty will have made you smile again today ?
It has me, it's a real lovely card and made with some of my favourite dies too.
Thinking of you so much Sue.
Sending my usual gentle hugs.
Lancashire Steph xx

Jean said...

So very pretty!

Unknown said...

Hi sue

Smashing card today love the nice bit of bling.

Well ladies sitting getting my chemo. Only one more to go. 2 attempts today to get it into my hand as they had to remove my picc line last week as it had moved fro meat my heart into my neck which wasn't good.

Norah and wheely thanks for ur lovely thoughts.
Wheely sorry about urneighbour. Good ones are hard to find xx

Love to all xx

Pat said...

Another lovely card. xxx

Yorkie girl said...

Beautiful card Sue my list of I need dies is growing every day lol
The sentiment today is resiprocated we are glad you are our friend
Hugs Hun
Theresa G xx

gailgale said...

It seems to reach out to you.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Really lovely card and thanks for the great video too, keeping you in my thoughts

Ursula, Sending You my sincere condolences

Hugs and best wishes everyone

ursula said...

thank you Pat L for your message, much appreciated. A beautiful beautiful card Sue, I just love the dies you have used here, have both of them, yay. The use of the colour cloud on the felt is such a great idea to get the exact colour...thank you for the tutorial Sue...luv Ursula xx

ursula said...

thank you Yvonne G and 'P' in Wales for your kind messages, much appreciated....luv Ursula xx

Nana on the Hill said...

This is a simply stunning card! I just love the way you've used the dies, & the flower, and what a clever use of colour cloud, perfect.

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Hi Sue...this card is so beautiful and that striplet is a winner. Thank you so much for the great video and just want you to know that you're constantly in my thoughts.
Karen, congratulations on your win.
Tracy, I hope your treatment is going well and that you don't feel too poorly afterward. So glad there's only one more to go. Congratulations on your crafting.
Bejay, hope you stayed in and crafted...those winds sound horrific.
Laine...sending you special hugs.
Wheely Bad, so sorry about your neighbor.
Norah, so glad your O.H. Is back to work lol.
Ursula, it's not easy to lose a brother, I know first hand. Somsorrymformyour loss.
Yvonne and Lorraine, feel better.

Have a beautiful day everyone!


ssn.wht@gmail.com said...

What a lovely pastel card - will check out the youtube video later! Susan x

Catwoman - Amersham, Bucks said...

Just perfect!!

Unknown said...

Lovely card Sue. I have this strplet and its one of my favorites.I used it for a lot of my Christmas cards and had a lot of positive comments. Thanks to you Sue.

nzillingworth said...


Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Simply stunning
Much love
Jo x

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Simply stunning
Much love
Jo x

Sue MacFall said...

Beautiful - love the flower arrangement particularly.
Many thanks,
Sue Mac

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a fab card again today. I have the trellis dies and love the way you have used them here.


Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda said...

Hi Sue, just beautiful!!! Tried to watch video no go : (going to try
another gizmo : ) thanks Sue!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

terrie said...

Beautiful card....I like the shade of color...well done Sue

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Beautiful Card. I love the Lattice Window striplet and your sparkly background, this is one I will copy. Great idea to colour felt to match your card. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Yorks butterfly said...

Beautiful card, the Lattice Window Striplet is one of my favourite dies and I have used it so many times. I am afraid I may wear it out.

barbara macaskill said...

Elegant and pretty! TFS!

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a really beautiful card today in my favourite colour and size. The window lattice striplet with the sparkle behind it is gorgeous. I love the diamond foldover flower and was so thrilled when my first one turned out perfectly that I had to carry on and make more and more :-)

After a damp start we have sunshine again this afternoon so I am sending some to all who need it.


Brenda said...

Hello Sue, What a stunning card, proving Striplets are such a valuable addition to our dies.
Thank you for sharing.

Sending Love and gentle hugs, Brenda XXX

Unknown said...

Hi Sue. What an amazing card. Just about to watch the video.
Love Val in Spain x

Wacki Macky said...

Beautiful card today Sue, colour composition and the die shapes are fabulous,

Thank you.

Lots of love and craftihappines everyone,

Pearl x

Janet Wilson said...

Fab card, love those striplets & wisteria is one of my favourite colours!

DeeDee7770 said...

Absolutely stunning card! The soft wisteria colour peeking through the beautiful striplets is a wow factor for me. My favourite card of 2016...so far!

Sue my thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Hugs

Maureen B. said...

Sue This card is just great. Love the striplet and the colour is one of my favourites. Thank you and keep your chin up . Thinking of you Maureen (mem)

Dawn Holben said...

Absolutely stunning card Sue, I love that striplet die and somehow
I have overlooked it.
But not anymore as it is on the top of my list as it is so pretty on your card.
Love the wisteria colour too. just perfect.

liz spooner said...

Absolutely beautiful Sue, love the striplet die.xx

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi again Sue. My apologies for my earlier comment I'm really not as thick as I made myself look ! I realised that I'd not checked in before I had to leave home for my hospital appointment so I quickly admired your card for today without reading what you had typed. It's only when I just watched your tutorial and noticed you had expressed the ease of inking felt that I realised I had been countering on about it earlier !!! What a complete numpty, and how idiotic do I feel lol that'll teach me to read/watch before adding my 10 pence worth - right ?!!?

Sending love n hugs.
Lancashire Steph xx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Just love this striplet such a beautiful card, I have just ordered some colour cloud not very good at colouring but you have inspired me to give it a go.
Take care
Jennywren xx

Theresa said...

great card. quite surprised at how well one can tint felt. i guess it would work as well with distress inks, hugs xx

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card....great colour too!

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card Sue. Love it. Off to watch the video now.

iReneM said...

Love this card.
Even more so because I have this
gorgeous striplet :)

Super vid as always


DeCor said...

These striplet dies are gorgeous in this card. I love how it all goes together. Thanks again for all the tips. You all are in my prayers.

Lesley said...

Lovely card and another informative video. I really like the colour cloud it is so easy to use.

Berina RGA said...

Such a lovely card!! Beautiful color!! Very soft and elegant!
Moxie Craftie

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Another stunner, love the way you used the striplet dies, the way you coloured the felt was great too.
Di B x

June Ballenger said...

Hi Sue

Oh what a stunner I absolutely love this card.

June x

Pat S Witney said...

Wow wow wow Sue
What a stunning card and in my favourite colours as well. I'm off to watch and learn.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Watched the video,brilliant.Loved the choice of dies on this cards and an absolutely
stunning card.

Lorraine Freeman said...

Beautiful card as always my dear. I have three striplets already but think I am going to have to get this one too. Going to Gloucester on Thursday for an appointment so I will take it as meant to be if the craft shop has it in.
Today was tiring as I had to travel to Bath for a physio assessment. Very nice young lady taught me how to use my stick properly and gave me a little exercise for my knees. Trouble is they really ache now and I hope it doesn't disturb my sleep. I will be doing a fibromyalgia coping course and will spend four hours one day a week for four weeks there. With the travelling on top I shall be exhausted.
Tomorrow it's a mammogram to look forward too.
Tracy, you sounded quite chipper having your chemo. I hope the after effects are not too bad x
Laine, I can really empathise with the heart break you are going through x
I am sorry I know others are going through grieving but I can't remember who, sorry and massive hugs for you all
Discussing my symptoms today brought up a lot about when my Dad was poorly and then died. Such an awful time and it all has its repercussions.
Crikey I am being miserable. Apologies again. I must try and do some crafting tomorrow and perhaps forget about it all.
Wishing good things to all xxx

karenlotty said...

Oooh I am late Beautiful card I will watch video as Doo as I have a bit more time x

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Absolutely gorgeous card. Love it.

Much love,

Shirley T.

Eunice said...

Very pretty card Sue!! Love the Wisteria color.

craftynanna jo widnes said...

I have caught up with all the cards and video's now Sue and they are all just gorgeous, I have been poorly with this horrible cold doing the rounds and it has left me with a shocking cough, but mustn't grumble there are worse off than me,
Thinking of you Sue and Laine, Tracy, Melody, Francis and Molly and anyone else suffering, hugs Johanna

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue,

As Pam said first thing, we're glad you're our friend too, Sue (couldn't have put it better myself, Pam!). Looking at the card, you'd never know that the felt had been coloured by ink and oh wow, what a stunning card! The striplet is on my next shopping list as its gorgeous. I must move fast as there's a few embossing folders I'd like and I'd like to get in before they sell out!

Hope you're OK Sue, big hugs to you and your family x

Ursula, condolences on the loss of your brother, big hugs x

Laine, thinking of you and your family at such a difficult time, big hugs x

Molly, Melody and family, big hugs x

Tracy, hope you don't feel rough after today, not long to go now! Thank you for thinking of me, Big hugs x

Sarah (fame01) hope your sons hospital appointment goes well, hugs to both of you x

Norah, peace at last! Don't push yourself too hard over the next few days. Thank you for thinking of me, big hugs x

Yvonne, don't rush back into things, take your time. Thank you for thinking of me, big hugs x

Lorraine F, physio is always tiring, A lot of these pain courses can be very confronting and that on top of intense sessions can be exhausting. I've been on good ones and very bad ones in the past. I truly hope the sessions help you to manage your condition so you can enjoy more of your life - especially the crafting. Encouragement and big hugs x

Jan D in Florida, craft foam (we call it 'funky foam', it's more marketed to kids here but a lot of crafter's use it) flowers, what an inspired idea! I must try that with the flower dies I have soon as I can, thanks for sharing such a good idea, hugs x

Marg, P in Wales, Jan from Long Island, thank you so much for thinking of me, hugs x

Lynda, special hugs as always from myself and Billy x

Nanna didn't have her drain out today, she said it was "only a little setback". I'm majorly frustrated I can't get to her, she's 2 miles away in the local hospital! I'm going to text my brother to see if he can take me tomorrow afternoon if she's still in but it depends on his shift. Sure I can sit for long enough and if not I'll use the meds.
I have to try to make a condolence card for my late neighbours family tomorrow. Until her last year she kept a wonderful garden, rose bushes everywhere, which her son is keeping in, bowling green lawn, pansies, hyacinths and all sorts. I have a lovely rose stamp, one of the first rubber stamps I brought and I will make a card with that. I think her children will really appreciate it.

Today I kept the migraines at bay by spending most of it horizontal. When I did sit up it was on with the neck brace until I felt that heady tingle, then back laying down- which does my back no favours! I have worked out how I can use my tablet etc without pushing my neck down to look at my lap. I have my spare support cushion, a sofa cushion and a TV tray on my lap topped with a book holder. I can rest my arms on the tray too so I'm not hurting my arms holding the tab still. I feel like a 'para' version of The A-team!!!

Another hour plus its taken to post but I had so much to say. Thank you everyone who left me their best wishes, your support and concern means a lot. Big hugs to all and every one of you, especially those dealing with the loss of a loved one, I know there are more of you than I mentioned today, I'm thinking of you, also thinking of those who are ill, in treatment or in any kind of pain. Wishing for smiles, sunshine, happiness for everyone and a wonderful Wednesday XXX

T :-)

Sandy H said...

Another beautiful card in a lovely delicate colour. I don't have any Colour Clouds yet. I'm off to watch the video now.
Take care everyone.

Marianna Hammer said...

Thank you for a wonderful video. This is a gorgeous card!

Meg Owen said...

Lovely card for a wedding with a different sentiment.


lorraine (classylady) said...

Really beautiful card Sue, I love the lattice striplet die. Don't have any colour clouds yet but hope to get some at the SECC at the beginning of March. Can I wait that long????????
Thank you for your email, appreciated that you took the time to reply.

lorraine - scotland

Denise said...

Hi Sue

What a beautiful card. I really must get the Cathedral die it seems so versatile. Colour cloud ink is brilliant I have done much more inking since I purchased some. Need more though.��

Denise (mini) Brough

Suzzette Yandle said...

Beautiful card in lovely colors. I was using this striplet die just yesterday, and it cuts out perfectly. I am so pleased with this striplet die. Thanks for the video on coloring the felt to match the paper.

Corrine's Paper Crafts said...

Another lovely card as usual Sue. I love to coordinate my cards so this appeals to me xx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card, lovely soft lavender colour, Stunning die design & love your felt flowers which add the perfect finishing touch to your wonderful creations.
Just off to watch the video for this which I always really enjoy.
Lots of love.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx (Norwich)

hazel said...

Hi Sue
I am absolutely in love with these dies.So much detail has went into designing and making them, your such a very talented lady Sue.Thank you for sharing this stunning card
Take care
Hazel G XX

julie laz said...

Wow sue love this one, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx