Saturday, 9 April 2016

Gilded All Over

Hello bloggers!  I have to admit that this card is one of my favs, I did a bit of a happy dance when it was finished as it came out exactly like I envisioned  it in my minds eye!  It is a mixture of gilding flakes and gilding waxes applied so that they resemble each other!

 The finished dimensions are 7 1/4" x  8 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Lovely card. so very beautiful.
Enjoy Ally Pally everyone
Daily hugs to Tracey, Melody, Milly and all who want a hybrid.

Pam said...

Goodness what happened to my spelling, that's Molly and a hug.

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card,love the effect of the flakes and wax together.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A lovely card and great video, Thank you.
Have fun this weekend and take care Kitty.
one day i will get there.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

WOW Sue, no wonder you did a happy dance when you finished this, it's amazing. Maybe we can see a sample of your twerking this morning when you go live at 11am what a wonderful sight, our Sue doing creative twerking as she embosses with the Platnum.

Yes this is certainly dramatic and opulent and I need to watch your tutorial once the dog is taken out for her walk (any minute now)
I can't wait to pull up my reserved front seat later today as I've looked forward to it since you mentioned it. I hope all goes well for you today and I know some of the lovely ladies from the fb group are so excited about saying "hi" to you today.
Have fun Sue and fb friends xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Totally stunning yet classy. I'm aiming to have all my jobs done early this morning so I can be ready for your show, but I've set the magic box too just in case anything goes wrong! I hope that you have a fantastic day. Sue XXX

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Such a dramatic card today. Love it. Will watch video later. Enjoy AP. Hope show goes well.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very creative. See you soon at Ally Pally

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW I would do the happy dance if my card turned out as gorgeous as this one lol. The guilding flakes and waxes look stunning together. My house work is done and the machine set ready to tape your show but i have the house to myself so i can sit and watch it in peace and quiet with a lovely cup of coffee and a biscuit lol. Thanks for another great video. Have a great day and Good Luck with your showSue. Hoping everyone has a lovely day at Ally Pally.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

Lovely opulent card Sue. Very dramatic. enjoy Ally Pally.
D x

Stephanie Cotterill said...

What brilliant camera shots as you were building up the embossed panels it showed the placement of the wax so well.
It's been a while since I've used the flake & glitter glue and flakes so forgot the golden rule the other day, hence a soaking wet, floppy piece of card that was never going to set clear as it should making its way to the bin with big 'snotty' bits of wet flakes clinging for its life lol. Oh well at least it wasn't foundation's card or the better make of flakes, it was my experimental flakes from when I first started fighting with pesky flakes, another lesson learnt from your valuable video, thanks for the reminder lol xx

nattyboots said...

OH COR BLIMEY Sue, what a CRACKING CARD tis no wonder you did a happy dance .
Enjoy your day.
Take Care
Elaine H X

Tina T said...

Morning Sue and crafters all,
Wow this is a fab card, picked it up on YouTube a couple of weeks ago and watching again today still in awe of how you come up with these ideas and all the CE team.
Hope you have a fab Ally Pally!!!!!
Love and crafty hugs
Tina T xxxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. WOW! This card certainly 'packs a punch', it's so rich and opulent with the beautiful gilding flakes and waxes, fabulous! x

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Very dramatic card today, gorgeous.Have a great day.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue, enjoy Ally Pally.

auscrafts said...

This is one of those WOW!!!!! cards

Marion Bull said...

What beautiful card Sue! I'm not surprised you did a happy dance! So would I!

Maggie B

TDQ Karen said...

Fantastic card. Just stunning

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card, I have never used guilding paste or flakes but I do like the look
Enjoy Ally Pally
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina xxxx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, lovely card today, must rush as off to AP

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

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
Have a great time at AP. Sorry can't get there. Lovely card and I can see where your brain was going. It worked wonderfully!
Anne M xxx

June Horrocks said...

Stunning card sue no wonder you did a dance you must be so proud I wish I could get to meet you today and Julie and John have a great day
Love June Horrocks xxxxxxxxxx

Anne said...

Stunning, Sue. Have a great day.

Anne (Northampton)

carol quinn said...

Wow wow wow.what a stunner

Jan.moogie said...

What an elegant stunning card Sue, loved the tutorial and now full of ideas but alas I have some chores to do first. Have a great time at Ally-pally. Hugs xxxxxxxxxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Very beautiful and totally different from a white based card. Can see it used for many occasions but definitely has a masculine edge as well. Just stunning and totally love it....Have a great weekend at the Pally

PharmacyMichele said...

Great card, very dramatic.


lilian said...

Hi Sue, great card, hope you have a good day, will be watching later.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Chris Curry said...

Sue this is a fantastic card, beautiful. I just love it. I have a question, where can we get hold of the fine liner glue? Is it the flitter glue? Sorry, that's two questions. LOL. Have a great weekend at Ally Pally. Xx

Karen Derbyshire said...

Lovely rich looking card.

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Wow! this is an absolute stunner, I'd be doing the happy dance too if I came up with something like this...

Just off to set the box to record your live Hochanda show...


Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
This is certainly a Happy Dance card- how opulent! The gilding wax and flakes are a perfect match - gorgeous!!!
One day I will make it over there and time it to go to one of your wonderful shows like Ally Pally, hope you have a great time
Enjoy your weekend whatever you have planned, I am off to Sydney tomorrow for Grandma fun, over 3 hours driving but mainly highway and expressway, hopefully can still log in each day
Muriel x

Pat said...

Lovely card and what gorgeous colours you have managed with the guilding waxes. Just beautiful.
Pat Platt xxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - what an amazing card! Looking forward to watching the video later today as I'm about to get ready to come to Ally Pally but couldn't resist a look on your blog first. It would be great if you had this card on display today! Best wishes

Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue, this card is so classy I will watch the video when I get back from the dentist! I'm looking forward to going to Ally Pally tomorrow to see you and your lovely work I'm just disappointed I won't see you demo live but I have set it to record on Hochanda
Kathy B x

Debra Kenworthy said...

Wonderful card Sue! A brilliant design and the flakes and gilding wax look gorgeous together. Love the stamp you've used. Debra x

Anonymous said...

WOW extravagance, Sue! Great card, love all the aspects of it - can see it in various colour combos, but I'll be limited to silvers and golds. Thanks as ever for the video.
Have a great day all especially at AP - will hope to get the show online.
Laine - poor you, hope a Sue fix will help!

'P' in Wales

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
I love this card it's gorgeous, in fact I saw this video a little while back and had to go and get the die and stamp set to try my version.
The recipient of the card loved it.
Thank you so much for the inspiration you give us.
Have a great time today

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I just love it. I am looking forward to watching the video later. I hope it all goes well at Ally Pally today. I will be there tomorrow I am really looking forward to it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

hazel young said...

Stunning card Sue xx hazel

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, love it. Hope you have a good weekend at Ally Pally.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A very elegant & opulent card today. I love using gilding wax & flakes. Enjoy yourself at Ally Pally. Yvonne xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Wow, this is so rich and opulent. No wonder you did the happy dance. I would have too! Will watch the video very soon.

Have a great day today at Ally Pally, I have set my recorder for your show at 11am.

I am looking forward to seeing you there tomorrow, and to all who go today, have a great time.

Love Helen xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Gorgeous card love it . Jean Z xxx

Anne Crawford said...

Striking card! Very different and unusual, love how you have used the gilding wax.
To all going to Ally Pally , have a great day!
Anne xo

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue - stunning card this morning! I love using gilding flakes & wax!
Have a great time at Ally Pally - recorder already set!
Janette x

Aspiring crafter said...

Beautiful Sue!
Have a great weekend at Ally Pally, wish I could come down to see you !

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Such a striking card and a fabulous video, have a fabulous day at Ally Pally!
Hugs x
Heather T

A Happercrafter6 said...

A big wow here Sue. Have a great day.

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Such an elegant card today!
Have a great time at AP.
Lesley S x

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue

W O Wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww! I love this card!


June x

dmj from kettering said...

What a stunning card!!! My favourite from the last little while!!!!

Doreen x

sonja_w said...

Amazing, love this. Thanks for sharing another great technique xx

gwen70 said...

Absolutely stunning

marg said...

Hello Sue
What an amazing card I'll bet you were really chuffed when you had finished!
I will watch Video later..had a Migraine yesterday, just as was going to watch Anna Marie on C/Craft, so of course I could only see half a face so gave up. Still in pain today so back to bed!
Take care
Love Marg

Bente Sørflaten said...

So beautiful!
Looking forward to watch the video - and to learn something new :))

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue not surprised you were so happy with the end result it looks great. Hope you manage to catch your breath today. Love from Jackie xx

hettygarlick said...

What a beautiful, elegant card! Hope you have a great weekend there at Ally Pally. I'll be watching on Hochanda. x

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
What a beautiful card & the video is very good,excellent camera work,
Thank you
Best wishes
Karen M

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, wow this card is just awesome, love the panels, and as I have that folder, will give this a try. Gorgeous rich and opulent colours. Will watch the video later, and see how it is done. Bx

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
What a stunning card, look forward to watching the video later,
I am leaving in a few minutes time to go to AP looking forward to seeing you. Love and hugs Brenda XXX

Nanny Jo said...

WOW!! That's stunning, Sue! I hope everyone enjoys their day at Ally Pally :)

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue on a bright Saturday morning, I hope you enjoy your weekend at Ally Pally. A stunning card this morning, I love the use of all the different coloured gilding waxes they look gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. I would have done a happy dance too. Amazing card. Will be watching at 11.00 and woe betide anyone who interrupts me. Have a great weekend. Very sad I cannot be there this time.

Love Rosemarie x x

Sylvia Yates said...

A beautiful stunning card, if we picked our colours, I'm sure we could use it for the men in our lives. Thanks Sue, have a great time at Ally Pally.
Hugs Sylvia xx

nancyd said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card just home after walked all over Sydney but a great day.
Nancyd d xx

Deborah Artliff said...

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

Debs Cards xxxx

Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing another great technique.xx

sandy acland said...

This beautiful card would make a great masculine card.

Sandy (tort)

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous card. Looks very opulent. It's darker than I would usually make but stunning.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue,
Wow very opulent and quite decadent, not quite what I would do, but lovely all the same
Have a good day at AP, off to set record for your shows.
Take care , Jess xxx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, a really rich card for us today and I love the way you have matched the Gilding Flakes and Gilding Wax to give different dimensions.
Hope you are all enjoying Ally Pally. Wish I was there.

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue, stunning card, looks like you have added metal embellishments on your card, I never of watching this technique, enjoy the shows - hugs Jennifer X X X

TOB said...

Hi Sue, simply stunning, have a great day at Ally Pally, wish I was there. Hugs Theresa xx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue and crafters

Oooooh this is different u have my attention lol.
Pretty pretty. Will catch the video later but first I must go set recorder for ur show.
I so wish I was joining u all at ally pally but maybe next year when I'm all fit and better!! It'll give me something to look forward to x

Well ladies another week down and 1 left to go. My skin is now pretty pink and a bit sore but this is the last part of my journey and it will be over soon. I'm getting anxious now but I guess that's normal.
Have booked a few days away beginning of May up north at Pitlochry way to rest and relax and celebrate with my hubby.
Love to all xx

Suemac said...

What a stunning card

Annie Pennington said...

Oh Sue, this card is so regal looking, it's stunning. I love using gilding flakes and gilding wax.

Am hoping to buy some gilding polish if I can find someone who sells it at the Port Sunlight stamp show.

I'm currently playing with colour cloud inks. I adore the blendability, they react beautifully when you want a water droplet effect and are a dream to stamp with. Just can't get enough of them at the moment.

Hope you have a lovely time at Ally Pally, it's a bit too far for me to travel or I'd be there in a heartbeat. :-)

Annie P

Beryl Treble said...

Stunning card Sue.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A very rich and opulent looking card with great techniques. Thank you for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Stunning card Sue.
Have a good day at Ally Pally.
Rosemary xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Wow stunning card, can see why you did the happy dance. Have a great time at AP all set to watch you through my iPad to the TV via some gizmo my lovely husband has set up

Tracy you and your husband deserve a lovely break to celebrate and relax, you've been through so much.

Chris Curry I got the fine applicator from Joanna Sheen, it's the dries clear pva glue in a little bottle with a fine brush to glue your delicate die cuts

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Crafti Moggie said...

Such a striking card today Sue, the gilding is fantastic, thank you.

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I don't know how you do it but I'm glad you do. This card is stunning no wonder you were dancing when it was finished. Will have to wait a wee while to watch the video but am really looking forward to it.
Beverley W

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
absolutely right!!!!!!
This is one of my favs as well. Working with Gilding Flakes is one of my favourite techniques.
Your card is a stunner...
Have a nice weekend
Rolf xxx

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
A very rich card, ideal for any male, and if lighter colours were used I think it would make a Wedding card. I baought some flake and glitter glue awhile back but I dont think I've used it yet,will it be ok to use on the Clear stamps?
Margaret xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Very opulent, striking card! Will watch video later as am not at home today!
Have a great weekend at Ally Pally!
You will be on a count down for the 11am Show now! I'll have to watch on Catch Up but I will , all being well.
Tracy - this time next week it will be all over! I'm sure you cannot wait! Great idea to book a lovely little holiday! Take care!
To all travelling to and from Ally Pally - have a safe journey and don't make the Bank Manager too cross!!

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Very opulent looking with the gilding. Thanks for your video.

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Very opulent card today rich and sumptuous.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

iReneM said...

Oh my word!!

This is magnificent.

Love gilding waxes but mine have dried up in the pot -
even though tops on tight.

Anyone know if they can be softened up again :)

Superb vid tut as always

Paula said...

Well, that card is not really my cup of tea, but I have to admit I love it! I'm so surprised, maybe my tastes are changing. :)
Hugs to all in need of them today,
Paula x

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
I expect you have wondered where I have been but have been unable toad a message
Love this card - you can always tell they are your cards

Alison D said...

Hi Sue, absolutely stunning card today. I love the effect you have achieved using these mediums, well done. Have a fabulous day at Ally Pally. Love and hugs,
Alison D x

Bejay Roles said...

OMG Sue...what a decadent card's glorious and I can't wait to get over tot he video to see how you achieved such a wonderful creation! Have a great day at AP.
Bejay xx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Gorgeous card love the colours of th he guiding flakes & wax very opulent I have the same problem as Irene M my guilding waxes have dried up in the pots

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Gorgeous card love the colours of th he guiding flakes & wax very opulent I have the same problem as Irene M my guilding waxes have dried up in the pots

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card today so elegant
thank for sharing
Hugs Sareh xxx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
no wonder you did a little dance - I would have done, too. It's a stunningly elegant card, singing to me.
Hugs, Rose

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
Oh I love this card one of my favourites this year.
Watching your live show at the moment,great demo's.

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and Wilsonettes,
THis is a bit different, well a lot different from your normal Sue but i will keep looking as i think it might grow on me. I can see why you made it in the black as it shows up the gilding wax and embossing to its max but you know me and black. Have a great time at the Ally Pally with John and the others as it is a great show for you meeting all your Wilsonettes who if like me are just so excited at meeting our heros that we can only dream of meeting.
Tracy flower, you have been through a harrowing ordeal and you are almost at the end of your hard journey but you will get your strength back flower, you just need to give it time. At least if you have pink skin you wont need any blusher on so you're saving on the make up, you have back the skin of a young girl again, :) I hope that you have a great time up at Pitlochry flower and it will be just what the doctor ordered, some time to recharge your rather weakened batteries. Sending hugs down your way or rather across your way and please take it easy flower, one step at a time until you get some of that recharge in to your body. x
Sending hugs to all who need or want them today and who ever is away to Ally Pally enjoy yourselves.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil Village)

CraftyJo said...

It's lovely :)

sued99 said...

Wonderful card. Just love the gilding on it. Have just watched you live from Ally Pally. Really excellent demo.

ursula said...

Wow, that is awesome, I love the Gilding flakes and waxes, so this is an amazing end result...luv Ursula xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Lovely . Looking at it whilst watching your show on pause. Wish I was there. Very useful demo fur the glitter glue . Thank you xx

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

I adore this... I made a card last year in similar colours using mica instead of flake. The flake & gilding wax together knock this out of the park though. Stunning.

I'm watching you and Leonie live from A.P. Billy is next to me and sends a big doggy kiss your way. I hope everyone visiting the show over the weekend has a brilliant time. Jealous? Yes but watching helps and I may have to treat myself latest on.

Nanna Tina, big hugs to you and hubby. Can't believe he's been in hospital 10 weeks now. I hope you get some 'me' time as the travel/ worry must be a strain. Take care, won't you XXX

Tracy, you so deserve a holiday after your treatment. Just the one left and you're all done. Big hugs xxx

Biggest hugs for Tina E & family xxx Billy sends you cuddles and kisses.

Big hugs to my fellow migraine sufferers. So many of us this week. Hope you all feel better soon xxx

Lynda, hope you have a brilliant time at AP, Big hugs from Billy & myself xxx

Early one for me today as I'm being taken to pick my new specs up. We're going out to eat tomorrow with my dad, stepmum & sisters and I'm pretty tired now so I'm going to rest tonight. If I'm NOT back before I go out it's just because I'm resting so don't worry bout me. Going to pop Billy out for a garden visit and get an hour's sleep now. Think it's the dire weather! It's so dark and dreary

Too all my other very special blog friends, I'll talk to you more when I'm back next. All of you take care & have a lovely, crafty weekend.
Big hugs to everyone, enjoy your weekend whatever you're doing. Extra hugs here if you need one, or more... Take what you need!

T xxx

nzillingworth said...


Diane said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today and a great video. That embossing folder is lovely too. Thank you for sharing. Just watched your live show, what a great time and Leoni is so lovely, you can feel her enthusiasm and just know she wants everything! Have a lovely time at Ally Pally.
Love Diane G xxxx
Tracey keep going, one more week and a lovely break to look forward to. I know what you mean about feeling apprehensive, your life has been dictated by your treatment for so long you will feel a bit lost being able to do what you want rather than going for appointments. Do take time to rest and recover though xx
Muriel safe journey to see your grandchildren xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Absolutely stunning card today :-) Have a fab time at Ally Pally. Hugs to all xxx

Karen Drew said...

Ooohh I love this. The effect looks amazing
Karen xx

Jane Franklin said...

Very classy and love the mix of wax and flakes. Dance all you want you've learnt it. See you tomorrow traffic permitting, oh its exciting going to the show. Luv jxxx

Kate's Cards said...

Very striking! I love it xxx

utilitygirl said...

Lovely !!

terrie said...

Wow what a great looking card...I see a masculine card in this one....
Very rich looking card...well done Sue

Jill Liddle said...

I love the effect of this card. Very rich and stunning. WOW WOW and WOW again.

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Stunning, just stunning.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is just stunning Sue, what stunning colours love it with that black it's very elegant.

gr karin van eijk

Jean said...


Eunice said...

The colors in this card are stunning! Love the combination of gilding wax and gilding flakes.

barbara macaskill said...

WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! Did I say W O W ? ! ? ! ? ! ? This is spectacular! So very elegant, luxurious and rich! So in love with this!!! Can't wait to watch the video to get the know how to do this myself! TFS!

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Gorgeous rich opulant card sue x its stunning x
will catch up on all the wilsonettes soon been a rough week had to say goodbye to our jake on Thursday x
Hope you are all well sending lots of hugs x
Theresa w xxx

gailgale said...

You are absolutely right!!!
This is a FABULOUS card!!!
I love the embossing folder. I must put that on my list to buy.
Thank you for the video.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue, I can understand why you did a happy dance when you made this card. It is absolutely fabulous. Just my kind of thing as I love metallic effects on black card - so dramatic.
It was great to see you at the show today and I am so pleased that you always remember who I am. Thank you


Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue, it is so beautiful with the wax and flakes. I have the die and stamps so will definitely make this card.
Hope you are enjoying ally pally as you will be so busy with all your fans, hope you have lots of sell outs as your dies and stamps are amazing!!!

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Wow this is Gorgeous. I love all of this card especially the colouring. I think if I made this Card my neighbours would hear me whooping and clapping while I did the happy dance. It's beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

I hope your enjoying Ally Pally.

Best wishes

barbara macaskill said...

I took the tie to watch the video and am giddy with excitement!! Can't wait to give this a go! The finished result reminds me ever so much of a beautiful sunset! All that is missing is an icy element for the tall glass of iced beverage I would drink while watching the sun set! TFS!

Janet Wilson said...

Gorgeous card, love the gilding flakes.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, This card is stunning and I love the colours you have used.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, the gilding wax on the embossing and the flakes give a really oppulent finish.
Hope you have a successful show at Alexandra Palace.

Brooke Bont said...

Love, Love, Love

Jean Bullock said...

How beautiful! Thanks for the great video. I pinned.

Suebak said...

Gilding flakes, waxes, black card - love it all. Stunning card.
Great day at Ally Pally. Nice to see you again Sue.

Susan x

karenlotty said...

Just love, love love it. Black with some golds i.e. waxes and flakes rather than brassy card always look stunning It was lovely to be able to say "Hello" to you today. I didn't stay for long as you were so busy and just about to have a well deserved break Hochanda did a great job. Looking forward to September now lol! Have fun tomorrow - hope it's not too exhausting

Rosie said...

Absolutely stunning card Sue. Thank you for the video.....L Rosie xxxxxx

nannapat said...

Beautiful card Sue, I haven't watched the video yet but I'll definitely watch it later. Pat x

DeCor said...

Hi Sue

I loved all your demos today at Allypally. They were all so good. I kept coming back and back again! I learned lots of things from you as well as all the great tips you added in. Your array of cards is just amazing! Good luck with your new launches this week. I don't think I can get anything as I spent it all today! Hope you have a super day tomorrow and it knocks the socks off the others!!! Hee hee.

I think today's card is one of my FAVS as well. It is just superb. I love the way you used the gliding wax and flakes are used against the dark background. I also like it because I think you could use if for a guy as well.

I have been trying to get to Allypally for 3 years especially to see you dem was so worth the long drive as you are even better than on the telly and you are so great.

All the best

Theresa Pace said...

this is fab. those gilding waxes are super. the colours so opulent. glad to have seen you are doing well when i just peeped at ally pally, you were so busy, hugs xx

Laura O' Connor said...

great card love the gold against the black ,Laura O

Scottydog said...

Just back from Ally Pally & absolutely shattered, but just had to comment on this beautiful card, so opulent. Will watch the video later. As usual thank you Sue.

Julie Bee said...


Great card again Sue, good to see you looking so well at Ally Pally today .

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

liz spooner said...

This is a stunning card Sue, ideal for a man in those colours.xx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, this card is stunning! Although not my personal taste (a bit too much black for me lol) I really admire it and the technique as demonstrated by your good self. I may try something similar using lighter colours; it won't be so dramatic but hopefully will still look good.

Your live hour from AP was great and it was good to see all the happy faces in the audience, shame they didn't have name boards so we could put faces to comments : -).

IReneM and Lynne L - Creative Expressions have a blending solution that will soften your gilding waxes.


Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Wow what a fabulous card you have for us today. I'll have to watch the video tomorrow after Ally Pally. So great to meet you again today. Your such an inspiration to us all.

Littlelamb said...

Gorgeous card Sue. It was great to see you today and watch all your demonstrations. My granddaughter loved it and I think would have stayed there watching all day. No doubt next time I see her she will be giving me step by step instructions on how to do all the things.😀 Have a good day tomorrow.

IVY Cheong said...

Sheer class Sue I can totally understand its one of your favourites, it's mine too ;-) have a good weekend, Ivy C x

Suzzette Yandle said...

Gorgeous card. Such a splendid look. I must give this card a try.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
It was great to meet you again at Ally Pally and to be in the audience for your live show. It was a lot of fun!
I love your demos showing us how to use the gilding flakes.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Betty McAlister said...

Lovely card Sue and was good to see you demonstrate one similar from AP today. Haven't watched video yet but hopefully tomorrow. Internet access very slow here. X

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, lovely card for a man or for anyone for that matter. Keep up the great work, always wake up to your emails and love seeing them.

Lori from Canada

DeeDee7770 said...

Fabulous! The colours are so rich and warm. Your blending is beautiful card Sue. I love gilding and am working on water colour and gilding wax they work so well together. Have a great weekend Sue.

Sandy H said...

Such an opulent card. Lovely to see the gilding wax and gilding flakes together on one card. Not a fan of black so I'm wondering if this would work with some dark brown card.
My early pots of gilding wax dried up but I bought the blending solution that Frances mentioned and it works like magic.
Enjoyed watching the 11 a.m. show on Hochanda catch-up. Lovely to see all those happy, smiling faces in the audience. Wish I'd been able to be there.
Take care everyone.

julie laz said...

Hi sue, beautiful card love it, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Jacquie Jacobs said...

WOW! Sue this is STUNNING!Just love it, so rich but elegant. Beautiful.

Love & hUgs

Jacquie J xxx

Meg Owen said...

Love this card Sue and as I write I have three pots of gilding flakes catching my eye and saying "use me".
Two of my gilding waxes needs help as they've gone hard - have tried warming gently but no difference - anyone out there any tips please??


Dawn Holben said...

Wow this just shouts of elegance, love the gilding flakes and wax together.
Absolutely gorgeous and I love it.

Vie Carter said...

lovely card


Wendy L said...

Lovethis in dark colours, shows it to perfection. Xx

SueJ said...

Stunning card, would be a joy to receive.

elly said...

Wow simply stunning !