Thursday, 11 February 2016

Make it Square

Hi bloggers!  You can change the way that a die looks so easily by cutting it down in size and it is so easy to do!  Your rectangular shaped dies look great as squares and you just need to hide the cut lines. Today's video shows you how to do this easily.

 The finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x  7 1/2" in size.   All for now, Sue x
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Pam said...

Love this beautiful card. You mean so much to us too Sue.
Warm hugs to Sue and family, Melody, Francis and family. Tracey, Laine, Ursula, Wheelybad and all who are in need of a loving comforting hug.
Keep warm and safe everyone.

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card, I must be more brave when it comes to cutting them to change them
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina xxxx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, looking forward to seeing the video a little later with my next cup of tea, been up since 2:00am could not sleep, lots on my mind which I won't bore you with.

Keep thinking of you and wondering how things are with you.

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

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a fantastic card love the way you cut into the dies to get a different look entirety.
Nancyd xx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card.

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw x going to watch the video later

Anonymous said...

Great card, Sue. Can't get sound - busy day, just off out - will look back at video tonight.

'P' in Wales

Unknown said...

Wow, what a stunning card

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful piece of framed art. I love how you cut into dies I need to do this & get more creative. Yvonne xx said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card, thank you and a great video too.
I think you a lot Sue, You bring us so much pleasure and, inspiration.
Thank you, take care Kitty.

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, I love the way you cut the die cuts up to make new shapes.
Thanks for sharing,

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Lovely card, I find it fascinating to watch you make an entirely different shape from one of your dies. Hugs to all. Sue XXX

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

Lovely card, Sue. I have Taken out centres to use before but never thought to change the shape like that. You're so clever.
D x

JAO said...

Great card Sue.

Tina T said...

Hi Sue,
Yet another amazing card. Colour way unusual and cutting die cut shapes really does give you another dimension.
Keep warm on this frosty morning.
Love and crafty hugs
Tina T. 😀 xxx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card. I really like the colour. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Unknown said...

GM Sue. I am getting more confident chopping up die cuts and snipping bits off etc. And combining them with other die sets. Will watch video later.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
What a great way to change the look of the die. Such a lovely card. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

Clai01 said...

Hi Sue
think this is a really useful video and the card looks really pretty -quite art deco like. x

A Happercrafter6 said...

Good morning Sue. Useful idea to create something different. Pretty card.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Sue.Good idea to change the shape of the die. Will be watching video later . JJxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. A very clever and striking card, I'm off to see which dies i own that will be suitable for this technique.
Thank you for the great inspiration and tutorial. X

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card & brilliant way to get more out of your dies.


TDQ Karen said...

Very clever idea to make your dies go further. Brilliant

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. It is such a clever way to use the die. I am looking forward to watching the video later when I get back from work. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all

Love the different colours of this card, fabulous change of shape of this background, makes you look at your dies differently and get even more out of them, I have reshaped little ones but will have to check my backgrounds now too,
thank you Sue
Muriel x

Unknown said...

Lovely card! A great tip for extending the use of your dies. Debra x

Unknown said...

To My Special Dearest Friend Sue,
I Just Love Today's Remarkabe Card And Exceptional
Video With Fabulous Tips And Techniques.
I Love The Fabulous Colour Palette Of "Coconut White/Papyrus Foundation Card"
I Must Get Some Of The "Papyrus" Its The Only Colour I Haven't Got In My Collection.
I Truly Loved How You Changed Your "Cathedral Die" Into A Square Die I Have This Die
And It's Wonderful To See How They Can Be Changed, Then To Hide Your Cut
Line You Placed "The Just Because Die" Great Use Of Your Fabulous "Swirly Lace Edged Dies".
Also Creating A Fabulous Border With The Wonderful "Diamond Sprinkles".
Sue Thank You For Sharing Your "Techniques And Tremendous Talents" I Truly Appreciate It
You Inspire Me Daily.
I'm Thinking Of You My Dearest Friend
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 Lancashire Steph x

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
I love this card and how you manage to change how the die cuts can't be transformed.
I should be more adventurous and try this.
Sending hugs and love to you and your family

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Another fantastic card and I love the way you can change the look.
Kate from Kendal

carol edwards said...

Lovely card Sue and a reminder to keep looking at and changing dies. Thank you x

karenlotty said...

Brilliant way of altering a die I forget to think outside the box" Ilive today's colours

Chris Curry said...

A lovely, elegant card with simple style. Gorgeous. You really make us look at our dies in different ways Sue. Thank you. Take care. Xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I love the way you cut into your dies and change them. I really must be more adventurous the results are amazing and increase the things we can do with our dies, perhaps you should do a video just on cutting dies into different shapes for the more timid of us!

Love Rosemarie x x

Karen Derbyshire said...

Love the colour of this card, really nice.

Unknown said...

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

Debs A xxx
Debs Cards xx

hettygarlick said...

Classy card! I intend to try cutting the dies, but I've only done it once. When I get my dies out to use them I always completely forget that you can cut them to change the shape!

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Fabulous card again. So many ways to use your dies :-) Have a good day. Hugs to all xxx

hazel young said...

Lovely card Sue, i love cutting into dies to get more value out of the dies x xhazel

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
Great inspiration, you make us look at our dies with a fresh eye.
B xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

You are so clever using dies in different ways, fab card

BenteS said...

Lovely card!
And thanks for the video; a great tip on how to use dies in various ways :))

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, I loved watching you make this card on your video, the colours are beautiful and your compilation of the die-cuts and how you have manoeuvred the background die-cut is genius !! I adore the addition of the edge bling, it certainly adds the finishing touch, and the centre die is perfect for covering the 'join'. I love it !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

auscrafts said...

Another stunning card love the colours

Unknown said...

A really pretty square card I love the middle.

Sandy (tort)

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Clean, simple and elegant - love the Cathedral Background cut as a square instead of a rectangle...also loved the top you're wearing in the video, so bright and colourful...


nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card again ,and a lovely color .
Take Care
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a great card and a good reminder of how to transform rectangles into squares. Love the subtle us of the diamond sprinkles. I miss having a flower on the card though, but your beautiful top more than made up for this! Sending best wishes

Tressa said...

I have tried the edging technique before but have yet to get the confidence to try changing the shape of a die cut as you have done. I think I need to go through my dies to find out which ones respond well to this method and just go for it on copy paper. Perhaps then, I might come up with a card as lovely as this one. The papyrus is yet another lovely colour in the Foundations range isn,t it?


Jan.moogie said...

Brilliant tutorial Sue and gorgeous card. You are amazing. Have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxx

Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda said...

Good morning Sue, you never cease to amaze me!!!
Thankyou and take care!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, great way to change the die cut, thank for the video.
Take care

Karen Drew said...

Lovely card. It takes someone like you to help us to "think outside the box" when it comes to making the most of our dies
Karen xx

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Beautiful card, what a good idea to change the shape & get more use from your dies,
Thank you
Best wishes
Karen M

Unknown said...

Love these dies a beautiful card sue love it thank you
I hope you are ok think of you often my love and prayers June Horrocks xxxx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card and so clever!
Anne xo

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card and sentiment.

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card. Take care. SueL x

marg said...

Good Morning Sue
Well the frost is deep today, looks like Christmas with smoke coming from some chimneys,not many though have woodburning stoves! lol
Lovely card will watch Video soon to see you chop up a shape!
Take care Sue!
Love Marg

Scottydog said...

Clever lady! I have seen you using this method to change the look of the dies before but I have never had the courage to try this. It just makes your dies so versatile. Thank you for the idea Sue, really must give it a try.
Hope you are bearing up, take care.

SueJ said...

Lovely idea and gorgeous card Sue.

Lynne L said...

Lovely card clever way to change the shape

Lynne L said...

Lovely card clever way to change the shape

Anne said...

What a great idea to use the same die as yesterday but in a completely different way. It shows so clearly how versatile your dies are, Sue. Beautiful card.

Anne (Northampton)

Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. A lovely card. I have the Cathedral die but have never thought of using it as a square.xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Great idea will have to try it. love Jean Z xxx

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue reminder to us all to look at our dies, after all if the cutting is wrong it's only a piece of card! ! Love from Jackie xx

Pat said...

Clever Lady!!! Loved the video and thanks for giving us more ideas on using our dies. xx

Roz McLellan said...

Hello Sue

What a lovely card.


Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, great card, will have to watch video later, off out all day.
Take care, Jessxxx

iReneM said...


Always love watching your video tuts :)


Helen Bell said...

Beautiful card yet again today Sue.

It is fascinating to see you transform the die cuts into new ones. Very clever and of course better value for money.

Love Helen xxx

Beryl said...

Beautiful card Sue.

Kate's Cards said...

Excellent idea!

lilysmum said...

Good morning lovely lady! Thank you for reminding me that a die is not just one shape-or doesn't have to be! I think I must make myself a reminder of this to sit in front of me when I craft cos I always forget to experiment. Lovely blue sky and sunny day so far just chilly. Hope the sun is shining on everyone else. Hugs,Theresa x

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue.
This is beautiful and so clever how you see several different shapes from just one die.
Maybe I should spend my 2016 winter hibernation cutting and snipping away at my dies to see what I can do. But I think I'd feel like a registra performing my first heart surgery and break out in a panic sweat lol. I know... it's only card lol.

Sending gentle hugs your way Sue.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Sue MacFall said...

This is lovely, I really like square cards.
Thank you for the inspiration to cut dies down to size.
Many thanks,
Sue Mac

hotpotato said...

Lovely card Sue. x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
as ever - beautiful card and I love how you are showing us a bit more of your magic. You got me snipping around now.........LOL
Hugs, Rose

Unknown said...

Such a beautiful card, as always Sue, I love the colours you've used x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Very elegant looking. Thankyou for your iinspirational video.

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, I don't know how you do it, but you just keep coming up with beautiful cards day after day. I really wish I had your imagination. Great video - you just make everything look so easy. Thank-you

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue on a frosty sunny morning, and what a lovely card I love your die cuts and the card design. hugs Shirleyxxx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Oh I love that Cathedral background die, and this is so different from yesterday's card, it's fabulous.
Thinking of you.
Maureen xxxx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely card and a very useful tutorial ... thank you Sue.
Rosemary xx

gwen70 said...

Wonderful card Sue, thanks so much for the tutorial

Glenharon said...

Good morning Sue and the Wilsonettes,
THis is a bonnie card today Sue and the caramel/caramac colour of the coloured card is a nice soft shade but pops and lets the varying parts of the card show their own beauty off to perfection. Sorry again i don't have these dies but i will try it with some of your other dies that i do have. I am going through an aqua phase at the moment and it's all your fault Sue since showing the stunner you did the other week and i just had to get the colour and i am loving it. Anyway side tracked again there todays delight is so clean with the white and just that pop of caramel gives it a whole new look. THank you flower for the inspiration that you give so generously each day as i do appreciate what you do for us. I made a card for my Brother in law for Christmas with your dies but used some of the kaleidoscope mirri( i know, i'm swearing using the mirri word) to bounce the tree lights off it and it was just magical. But more than that him and his new wife loved the card as it was so unusual which is down to you and the inspiration that you so generously give flower. The other one was their wedding card which i made in the design of lemon and white card that i gave to a special lady when i met her in Glasgow. Thank you dear friend for being a constant source and wonder of inspiration, sending hugs your way just to keep you company.
Well folks it's a lovely day up here in the Ochils if a tad chilly because it's -2 but the spectacular view of the hills and the sun coming out now and again to bounce off them is stunning. Sorry i wasn't in yesterday but i had my father in laws fueneral and some how couldn't get into the spirit of things. I only hope that now he is gone his children can either get on or just leave each other alone as i have never known a family like this in all my life.
Tracy flower i hope that you are recovering from your latest dose of Chemo flower and that you have some get up and go back again soon. Sending you hugs to keep you going flower.
love and crafty hugs
Norah (glenochil village)

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, hope youare well, lovely Card Hugs Elaine x

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue and all your crafty crew
I'm a bit behind today but for me I'm early on the blog
And I have to say I am loving today's card not watched to video yet that will be a treat when I sit down later
Hugs to those that need one
Take care Sue thinking of you
Theresa G. Xxx

Gloria Robey said...

Hi Sue sorry I am a bit late today. Tried to see video this morning (did not work) .Same again now .It may be my computer. Anyway today's card is stunning as always . Thinking of you . Gloria (Sidcup) xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card and great video showing how to get more from your dies. Caring hugs. xx

Norah, haven't had a Caramac in years but I'll think of it every time I see this colour of card

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Paula said...

I do like this card! I usually avoid any dies that won't fit the size of cards I make, so not being able to think outside the box I have no larger dies, will have to go shopping now!! :) Off to make a cuppa so I can watch the video in comfort.
Paula x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card and great video as usual. I love the colour of the Papyrus card, must see about getting some. One day I will be brave enough to cut into my background/larger dies, I feel guilty every time I trim a smaller or corner die to fit!

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
You are very clever! We knew that already mind you! What a pretty card . I love what you have done with the die - and I love this caramel shade of card stock. Norah has done it again - I had forgotten all about Caramac - is it still made? My friend loved it and bought it after school sometimes! It was too sickly for me! That wasn't yesterday, you know!!!.
Love to all, still thinking of you, Sue and Saba!

TOB said...

Hi Sue lovely card. Thinking of you, hugs Theresa xx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
A lovely card and technique. The colour is so 'warming' as well.
Take care of yourself Sue.
Best wishes,
Evis M.

Jayem said...

Nice card Sue, suitable for many different occasions.


Jan from NSW (Aus)

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card Sue and I will watch the video later.

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I'm late posting today been visiting two friends going through chemo and only just got back. I love today's card such a good idea making it into a square. The colours you've used are so pretty, I enjoyed the video thanks for sharing.
Sending extra hugs to Tracy and anyone going through a tough time including you Sue.
Hugs x
Heather T said...

Great to be able to use something in two different ways. Thanks for sharing Susan x

Gillyflower said...

Hi Sue - thanks for showing us how to brave cutting into the die-cuts! We really should give it a go! I shall watch video later. Take care, Gilly R xxx

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. How kind of you to show how to use this large die to make smaller cards. We really will be able to get double the use out of the die for rectangular cards and now square ones too. Thank you. P.S I love this die, it is one of my favourites.


Suebak said...

Another winner!

Susan x

Anonymous said...

Great video and another something new I've learned from you. I make a lot of 5x7 cards, but my favs are square cards, 6x6's, so this will be quite useful. Thank you.

Well....I'm off to the Endodontist for a root day ahead...can't wait. Ugh!!! You have a good day!!!1

Jan D., Florida, USA

Jean said...

This is lovely!

Pam B said...

Hi Sue, I love this card, the colours remind me of caramel. .......ooh hungry now

Hugs, Pam x

Annie Stamps said...

Love the colour scheme Sue. The cathedral die is so lovely.

Annie P


KarinsArtScrap said...

so elegant and beautiful Sue
Gr Karin

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card, would make a great male card. I really like the Cathedral Die and am impressed by how it looks cut square. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, a sentiment from any of us to you! This could easily be sent to a male with the colour way you have chosen to do it in today.
I always forget this neat cheat to extend the use of our dies, and this one looks great as a square.

terrie said...

Very lovely card....I like all what you added to the card...tfs

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Really lovely card. Thank you.

Much love,

Shirley T.

shabbycraftcabin said...

Awwww love the sentiment and a lovely card. Hugs, Ivy C x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card and very clever use of the die. Great video ( as ever). Lovely day up here in Durham today, cold but sunny. We have just finished a round of golf which was somewhat frustrating as we haven't played for 6 months so there were some wayward shots! Still it was lovely to be out in the fresh air.
Sending love and hugs to all that need them especially, Sue and family, Tracy , Melody and Francis and Wheely. Love to all, Alison xxx

Barbara (C) said...

Great use of the die to make those smaller cards....An idea that I will enjoy putting my own take on...thanks as usual Sue for all the inspiration you share with us...

Jane Franklin said...

You made that look so easy that I must think outside the box more with dies. Great card. P.s. love your top with the sunburst colours. Best wishes to all jxxx

Suzzette Yandle said...

Sue, you are one clever designer. Thanks for the video. Now if only I could cut those square die cuts to use on my rectangular cards.

ursula said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the idea of cutting the rectangular die cut into a square, it looks amazing....thanks for the tutorial Sue....luv Ursula xx

Stella Munn said...
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Stella Munn said...

You are so clever!! How on earth do you come up with all these different fabulous designs?? Your brain must hurt sometimes!!!!! Love this one - and the colour combo too. Thanks xx

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Great video and what a lovely card. This colour is gorgeous, it's lovely for a male or female card.
Take care
Love Diane G xxxxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Lovely card today and unusual colour - just beautiful

Unknown said...

This card is amazing,love everything about it
Nicola x

sandieann21 said...

A lovely use of the die and a more unusual colour combination my for a striking card. Lovely.

Maureen B. said...

Sue I went into my local craft shop in Diss to see if there was square based SW die and found there wasn't one that actually was the size I wanted . However I can' t wait to see how I can change size of my dies. ! This was only yesterday so todays video is perfect for me thank you!! Like your card today and specially the colour scheme. Off to watch video now Hugs Maureen (mem)

Unknown said...

Hi sue,
Hope your well, gorgeous card, love the way that these dies can be adapted to be used in so many different ways, always think that money is so well spend when I invest in them,
Take care.

Hugs pat xx

lilian said...

Hi Sue, great card , love this technique.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Janet Wilson said...

Gorgeous card, pretty colours, must try cutting some of my dies to make them look different.

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Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card Sue!! Love how you've used the die cut background!! Nice idea!! You are a genius of dies!!
Moxie Craftie

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, I'm really interested in how youve done this Sue. Its such a lovely card.
Love Val in Spain x

Unknown said...

Evening sue and crafty crew.

Oh so pretty. I'm always too scared to cut them up in case I waste it. But better value out of ur dies if u know where to cut and join and cover it.
Clever and good to see in the video.
Wish I had the sense to do half of these things lol.

Norah. Thanks for ur kind words as always.
I'm so very tired guess the treatments are catching up. Only 1 more tho so can't complain. I'll be back to my old self hopefully soon xx
Thanks to the other ladies who are also thinking of me it's really nice to know what wonderful people are on this blog.

Love to all and hugs too. Xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love it
Beverley W

Lesley said...

What a lovely card and video. I love the cathedral background so it is lovely to watch another way of using it.

barbara macaskill said...

Lovely!! You are a true Wizard of Die Cutting!! LOVE seeing your work each day and just wanted to let you know that I am still sending comforting prayers your way! (((HUGS))) I know that words don't help ease the pain of loss but wanted you to know that I am thinking of you and your family during this sad time!
Barb in VT

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Lovely card so clean and crisp and elegant.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

liz spooner said...

Another stunning card Sue, love the colours and the dies. thanks for the inspiration.xx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
lovely card and brilliant idea to make it into a easy!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Theresa said...

very CAS card by your standards. love your pendant. kept distracting me :) , hugs xx

Wacki Macky said...

Lovely square card Sue, love the geometrics of it,

thank you,

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl x

DeCor said...

I ditto that this is a favourite die. Great all the ways that you have used this die. Today 's card is gorgeous Thank you again. Hope today has been a good day for you A BIG hug.

Meg Owen said...

Square cards are my favourite format so I will have to try this out.


Dawn Holben said...

Another gorgeous card with that beautiful die.
I love the way you have turned into a square again displaying just how versatile your designs can be.
Thank you for another fab video demo too, I find them so helpful.

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue& everyone
Stunning card your so clever at snipping dies apart.must try doing that I love this card
Thank you for all your brilliant tachneques.
Thinking of you Sue Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Tracy I hope your last treatment hasn't knocked you for six this time.
Hang in there lovely lady only one more to go you have done so well TRACY
Sending you Love & Hug's Lynda xx

Wheelybad hope your Migraine is getting better they are horrible I also suffer with them.
Love & Hug's cuddle's for Billy ( how old is Billy ? Annie is now14 ) xxx

Hug's Melody Francis & Molly hope your all ok.Hug's for all the family xxx

Big Hug's to my friends & all Wilsonettes xxxx

craftynanna said...

Great video Sue and a Sumptuous card I love how you have cut the card down and no matter how many times I have seen you do this I forget to do it myself.
Thinking of you and all our blog family. Hugs to all Johanna

craftynanna said...

Great video Sue and a Sumptuous card I love how you have cut the card down and no matter how many times I have seen you do this I forget to do it myself.
Thinking of you and all our blog family. Hugs to all Johanna

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Lovely card and video reminding us how different shaped cards can be achieved by a little snipping!
The Papyrus card is such a gorgeous shade and I will be searching through my stash first to see if I have something similar as I have lots of card I have forgotton about. I am sure I am not the only one!!!!
Lesley S x

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Another gorgeous card and another way of using our dies, CAS, looks lovely.
Di B. x

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Another fantastic card and video today !!! I always forget to cut down my rectangular dies to make square ones !!! I really must have a go at doing this with my dies. A great technique to do and I love the versatility of this die !!! The dies design looks equally fab as a rectangle or a square. I love the colours you have used to. Thank you for sharing this lovely card today Sue.
You are always in my thoughts Sue, lots of love and special hugs today from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

Eunice said...

Such a pretty card Sue!!!!

lorraine (classylady) said...

Another great card Sue, must try with some of my rectangle dies. You always make it look so easy. Suppose at the end of the day it is only a bit of card.

regards as always
lorraine - scotland

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,

What a gorgeous card as always, nice to see them used differently.

Well I decided 2 weeks ago to wean off some of my medication and it's caused headaches, migraines and feeling very low so I've not caught up with blog posts but I hope everyone is ok.

Linda xx

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Very beautiful card.I always forget that you can cut down a die and only remember when i see you doing it.Will have to remember for the future but knowing me i will
Take care
Hazel G XX

Princess Pixie! said...

Evening Sue
Another gorgeous creation. Thank you so much for continuing to share with us - lots of love x
Bit of a day today. My friends husband who had a heart attack last week passed away a little after midnight this morning. So sad - not even 50.
Sending love and sunny thoughts to you all.
Crafty hugs

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Great tip. Thank you for the video and for sharing your ideas.
Veronique L

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card today Sue. Thank you and really enjoyed the video. 😀

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. Another of your fantastic cards. I love the way you cut into your dies to give us the inspiration to get more out of our dies. The colours are beautiful and the centrel die covers the join beautifully. Thanks for another informative video. I learn more with pictures than just words, it must be my age lol. Hope you are coping better Sue.x
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Sandy H said...

Gorgeous card. Super cut-down. I don't have this lovely background die but I'll have to take a fresh look at the ones I do have. Just cut the Swirly Lace Edger dies for the first time and they cut like a dream.
Take care everyone.

Anonymous said...

First chance to look at the video (thank you), Sue, snip snip again, and so effective! Really nice card, the cathedral die so nice and love the sentiment die. You may say Papyrus but I'm with Norah - definitely Caramac! Ooh, blast from the past.
Tracy, rest up, nearly there now, brave lady!
Yvonne G, so sad for you and your friend. Far too young.
Hugs, Sue, and to all your merry crew.

'P' in Wales

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, this card is beautiful, love the focal centre, it really draws your eye in. will watch the video over the weekend to see how it was done. Take care. Bx

dmj from kettering said...

What a lovely card,

Doreen x

Stamps and Paper said...

Beautiful card and stunning colours


Unknown said...

Hello Sue
Another beautiful card, sorry late posting but family kept me busy!
Take Care, Hugs Jennywren xx

Linda Graham said...

Brilliant idea Sue and great video,thank you,Linda x

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
another beautiful card & love the cathedral background, so elegant & is so universal as you have shown us with lots of your amazing dies.
Like the colours which look fresh & clean.

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx (Norwich)

julie laz said...

Hi sue, I'm going to add red to this card and give it to my husband for our 26 th Valentines card, I hope he likes it and you don't mind me doing that.. crafty hugs Julie laz xxxx