Saturday, 2 April 2016

Recessed Configurations Background



Hi bloggers!  Today's video shows you a lovely way to use the Meridian Edger die set with a previously releases die set, the Heraldic Square and the Double Pierced Noble Square die sets to create a truly stunning card for any occasion.

The winner of this week's Wednesday Card Giveaway is:

Denise T!!!

Congratulations!  Please email me at americansue1@gmail.com to confirm your address and claim your card!

Don't forget, more shows on Hochanda today!  I'm on at 9am, 12 noon, 4pm and 7pm with the One Day Special!











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



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133 comments:

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card. Congratulations Denis T well done
Nancyd xx

Pam said...

Beautiful card Sue.
Congratulations on your show last night, I had to watch on my iPad but it behaved itself. You looked so well and gorgeous, as did your demos.
Congrats also to Denise too.
Thank you ladies for my birthday wishes, I did have a lovely day, you are a smashing bunch, as the saying goes if you were flowers I'd pick all of you. To those who commented, I'm awake every morning at 4, can't seem to sleep past then even on my birthday.
I hope Hannah had a lovely day also.
Daily hugs to all, in pain or sad, especially Melody, Molly, Tracey, Tina.

julie laz said...

Hi sue, what a beautiful card, love the colour, its right up my street crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

julie laz said...

Forgot to say the shows are fabulous, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

Hi Sue,
Another lovely card. I get so much inspiration from you. Thank you..
Congratulations to Denise T.
D x

auscrafts said...

Lovely card for today

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Lovely card again today. Will watch videos later.

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another simply but beautiful card thank you tracyw congratulations to Denise t

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Lovely card, aqua and white and dies that I have but not the B set, the list never shrinks Sue !
Congratulations Denise T !
Our daylight saving ends tonight in NSW, a sad farewell to summer but the autumn days have been just perfect so far. Have to get used to 3 pm blog and sadly getting dark too early.
Hugs
Muriel x

hollyberry said...

Another beautiful card. Hope to catch one of your shows today.
Thank you fluffy cast for your lovely comment yesterday.
Congratulations to Denise.

Jan.moogie said...

Beautiful card Sue and loved the video. Will be watching you later after I come home from work. Lovely to see you on the box again. Have a great day, hugs xxxxx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a great show last night, recorder set for today.
A beautiful card and great video today. Thank you.
Congrats to Denise T!.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
Enjoyed seeing you last night, will watch again today.
This card is really lovely.
Regards,
Evis M.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a beautiful card. The colours are lovely. I think i have everything to have a try at making this one. Thanks for another of your great videos. I watched your show last night and you have a healthy glow about you, you looked smashing. It seems such a long time since you were last on our screens, hope we dont have to wait as long next time. Just like to say a big thank you as i have won the wednesday card and i am over the moon.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Anonymous said...

Another lovely card Sue, don't know how you keep coming up with all these ideas. Congratulations Denise, JJxx

Hira Rai said...

Lovely admin you are Just Amazing :)

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, I'll have to wait and watch the video later as it keeps buffering on the laptop at the moment. Fabulous show last night, I hope you have more time for demonstrations today.
Congratulations to Denise on winning a Sue masterpiece. Sue XXX

nattyboots said...

Beautiful fresh looking card Sue
Will watch the video later
Take Care
Elaine H X

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Well done Denise, a truely stunning card to win and frame for the wall - enjoy the stunning beauty we all raved about. Congratulations.

Good morning Sue. How lovely you looked last night, and the demo you did with gold white and black card was absolutely gorgeous, I love the enthusiasm that Alex show's I think you've made her into an addicted crafter lol.

Today's card is so plain but so pretty and delicate what with the favourite pastel aqua and the edger used to make the background, you make it look so 'simples' as those little meerkats would say 😊

Hope you have a lovely day today, I shall watching you demo the dies that go towards giving me a reason to craft when I feel well enough - thank you xxx

Jan on the Fosse said...


Hi Sue
Beautiful card. It would look great in any colour even for a man's card.
Loved the show last night.
Jan

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card, love the design and colours
Congratulations to Denise T on winning card
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina xxxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. Loving today's card, the video is great and as I own the Meridian Edger dies I can now have a go myself:)
Congratulations to Denise T.x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, wonderful show last night, am watching it again this morning as I had a phone call whilst you were on and I don't want to think I missed anything. Lovely card today and will watch the video in a minute. Looking forward to the rest of the shows today.

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

Karen Derbyshire said...

Lovely card Sue. Enjoyed the show last night.

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
Another stunning card today, it's gorgeous.
I am watching your show from last night and taping all of the other shows.
Enjoy your day at Hochanda
Maggie

hazel young said...

Beautiful card great colours x xhazel

Jane Franklin said...

Great show and demo last night and loved the samples shown. Take care and have a good day today.
Congrats to Denise t. Luv jxxx

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
Watching you on tablet - great shows! Lovely card today - very pretty.
Anne M xxx

Tina T said...

Morning Sue and crafters all,
Won't say good because it is raining here.
What a pretty card with lovely Aqua tones. Thoroughly enjoyed last nights show and am eagerly awaiting 9:00 for the first of today's shows.
Congratulations to Denise T on winning Wednesday's card.
Love and crafty hugs
Tina T xxxx

TDQ Karen said...

Loving your show great card today.
Congratulations to Denise

PharmacyMichele said...

WOW-a truly beautiful card, really lovely & just my style and favourite colours.

Congrats to the card winner

Michele.

Suemac said...

Another beautiful card

Anonymous said...

Great card, Sue, and clever use of the die - all so symmetrical!
Sadly had to give up watching as 5 seconds on and 2 off on static, ad infinitum. However, as has been said - you looked really lovely and with your perfectly matching necklace too.
Well done to Denise T on the card win.

'P' in Wales

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. I will be watching the video tomorrows we are off to London today. Congratulations to the winner. I hope the shows go well. Take care. Hugs Jackie

A Happercrafter6 said...

Pretty card Sue. Will watch your show later as I recorded it when transmitted at night. Bother Hochanda!
Jan
Northampton

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, and one which makes me say "Now why didn't I think of that?", the way you've used the dies is nothing less of inspirational. Colours are lovely, too. Your videos make it easy to understand the construction, with good tips on die cutting and embossing.
Shall be glued to my tablet today, YIPPEEE...........
Hugs, Rose

Chris Curry said...

What a great way to use the meridian die, love the card and the colours you have used. The heraldic square is so very versatile and useful. I watched your show yesterday on my iPad without a problem, looking forward to today's shows. Thank you Sue. Xx

Sue MacFall said...

Lovely card, Sue. Thank you for that. Will miss all your shows as I have visitors and only freeview which is off, so can't record them. Boo Hoo - roll on May !!!
Sue Mac

Anne Crawford said...

Lovely card, looking forward to today's shows.
Congratulations Denise T !
Anne xoxo

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

A clean and simple classic - I especially like the double pin-pricked frame around the sentiment...this design would be perfect for male or female...

Congrats to Denise...

Izzy

Diane said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today, I do like your recessed cards, they add a touch of interest. I will be playing catch up with last nights shows but hope to remember to record today's as we desperately need to make use of the sunny weather and do some gardening! I hope you have a lovely day today at hochanda, they seem such a friendly bunch.
Take care
Love Diane G xxx

Congratulations Denise on winning the card xxxx

Anne said...

Tried to record your show overnight but it didn't work. Very annoying.
A lovely card this morning, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Karen M said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card & really good video, lovely to see you last night brilliant demo,
Well done Denise,
Best wishes
Karen M

carol quinn said...

Beautiful card
Congratulations Denise on your win

Carol

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I love this card, the colours are so crisp and clean looking. Enjoyed your show last night. It was so good to see you looking so rested and well. Will be watching today as much as possible.

Love Rosemarie x x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Lovely card, another die set I need. Great video, thank you.
Will be watching last nights show on catch up, such a pity about Freeview.
Enjoy the day.
Lydia
X

gwen70 said...

Truly beautiful

Loraine Jefferis said...

Lovely card Sue. Managed to record one of your shows overnight on freeview. I loved the gold card you demonstrated with the new pinpoint folder and your flower demo was excellent. Best wishes Loraine Jefferis xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card. Fab show last night, looking forward to todays. Congratulations to Denise. Hugs to all xxx

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Wish I could say that I enjoyed watching you but I can't!
Lovely card and must watch the video now !
Take care
Love Marg

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I thoroughly enjoyed last night's show on my computer but am out most of today so hope to be able to record any shows throughout the night. Such a shame Hochanda isn't available during the day at the moment. Today's card is so neat and I love the pretty colour. Have a great day today, best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful technique and lovely colour

Elizabeth Beal said...

Hi Sue & lovely Wilsonettes***before I begin describing your superb creation today Sue I wanted to wish you all the best for a thoroughly pleasurable day with your shows, sadly I cannot be with you to enjoy your brilliant & informative demos simply because my computer/IPad will again not conform, too much buffering etc even in the catch-up, I even set freeview to record shows in the early hours just in case but zilch. Oh well you can’t say that I haven’t tried short of dashing out to purchase a sat dish & free sat, was tempted as can be done for around £100 but I think the tug of using said money at AP won hands down without a second thought* lol.*For those of you happy go lucky crafters who get to watch our lovely Sue today I hope you enjoy & maybe you can share a hint or two, with us poor lost souls, when you comment*lol* I shall commiserate by creating receptacles for the cards I have recently made, all from SW/CE products. What better way to keep my mind engaged than to pay tribute you Sue for all your hard work & inspiration & encouragement x x x

Back to your superb creation Sue, thank you for sharing with us & for your very enlightening video, an impressive card that would be so ideally perfect for posting to that someone special. I particularly love the exquisite aperture created with the Heraldic Square. I totally agree with Rose as I often say to myself, when I watch your videos or demos, “Why didn’t I think of that?” I know why, it is as plain as the nose on my face, you are the inspiration Sue, the one who motivates us, you are the one with the brainwaves of brilliant ideas x x x

PAM* lovely to know you enjoyed your birthday, as in my comment last night HANNAH enjoyed a lovely 3rd Birthday too, Thank You x x x I’ve pasted a copy of my comment from last night*** ‘It was so funny because we videoed Hannah & Lauren opening the birthday presents this morning (Frid), but when we went to play it back it wasn’t playing at normal speed, it was more like a 100 miles an hour, I never knew we could all move so fast, (I wish) turns out it was accidentally recorded on ‘time lapse’ on the IPad & we cannot slow it down...Doh*lol* Sorry my friends, with all the excitement of Sue’s impending shows I forgot to mention that the meeting with the dog sitter has been postponed until Monday 4th, I really felt for the sitter when she phoned to say she was poorly with bad cold as she sounded so awful, hopefully she will feel well enough for Monday’s visit*I’ll let you know.

LAINE* Lauren is doing well thank you, I was particularly watchful during the excitement of Hannah’s birthday yesterday by making sure she, and I,got plenty of rest in between activity but I’m pleased to say that she coped rather well. X x x

As for the MDF unit, thankfully 2nd time around there was no sneezing & no glue on my face; sorry to disappoint you all but it all went rather smoothly, mind you the debacle with Hannah’s 100 mile an hour video should give you all a chuckle or two.

Congratulations ‘Denise T’ on becoming the very proud owner of Sue’s beautiful giveaway card, I’m really pleased for you x x x

Have a lovely day Sue, albeit tiring, & I send Love ‘n’ (((HUGS))) to you, to my Special friends & to all Wilsonettes & your adorable pets, & especially to our absent friends. Beth B x x x x x

Ps I hope my friends that you would let me know if my rather extensive comments were a bit too much for you, I do get carried away sometimes, okay most times*lol* as writing comes to me so easily yet speaking I cannot find the words so easily x x x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is really lovely, great layout. Will have to watch the video later and catch up with the shows recorded. Well done Denise on winning the card. Have a great day all. Bx

karenlotty said...

Very pretty, just about to sit down and enjoy your shows

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue on a wet morning, and I did enjoy your Hochanda program last night and even watched it again this morning. You really are so talented and its a joy to watch and learn even new ways of playing with the dies. Todays card is just gorgeous and the colour choice is fabulous.
By the way my hubby also loves the meercats he has it as his ringtone on his mobile of Alexander talking, so you two have a lot in common.
Hugs Shirleyxxxx
Looking forward to watching the other demos now.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card and gorgeous colours.
B xx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Fabulous card will have to watch the video later because I'm watching you at the moment!
Congratulations Denise!
Hugs x
Heather T

Wendy L said...

Great show last night. Lovely card this morning too, xxx

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue loved the show last night the dies are perfect ther was no sound for the last half hour so I'm watching again this morning thank you
Love always June Horrocks xxxxx

Bente Sørflaten said...

Gorgeous card!
Really love that recessed window!

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card ,loved the show. love Jean Z xxxx

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue,truly beautiful card today will watch. Video later.Hope to be watching your shows today.Sending this from my tablet fingers crossed it works.Congratulations to Denise .Gloria (sidcup) xx



Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Good morning Sue, I have received my stamp set thank you very much - yay!!! Love the Lacey affect of the die, lovely card X X X

Kate's Cards said...

Clever use of layers. xx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning card, congratulations to Denise T.
Yvonne xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, the colours are gorgeous
Well done Denise, enjoy your gift.
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card!
Watching the shows on Hochanda, as always they are brilliant, loved the demo on the SMILE die.
:-)
Lorna D

dmj from kettering said...



This is a card I would love to receive!!! Shame I can't see the shows as none on freeview!!!




Doreen x

Stamps and Paper said...

Beautiful card Sue...luckily I can watch you on another channel so lots more inspiration for us...

Anne

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeously card Sue love the effect give of the configuration dies.

Congratulations to the card winner.

Well done on your show last night.

Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Pretty card in lovely Aqua, love it. Enjoyed your show last night although wasn't the same having to watch on my iPad, hubby is trying to connect his laptop to TV so I can watch today's but not much luck so far

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

STELLA MUNN said...

What a beautiful card this is. Definitely one to try. Thanks Sue. X

Paula said...

That is such a lovely card, and in one of my favourite colours too! I can't wait to see the video, so I'd best go and make my cup of tea so I can watch it. :)
Congratulations to the winner today.
Hugs to all in need,
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Beautiful card such pretty fresh colour.

Congrats to the winner

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, great day today as I have just watched you on Hochanda and now have a great video to watch as well, Beautiful cards , fantastic dies and lovely papers, what more can a girl ask for
Wendyx

Helen Bell said...

Good Morning Sue

A lovely card today. I have recorded last nights and this mornings shows, so I am hoping to watch them, ( along with today's video) very soon whilst trying out some of your dies which arrived yesterday. Hope to even make a few cards too. Better go..... Busy day!....

Love Helen xxx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Such a simple card but so effective!
Rosemary xx

Lisbeth said...

Morning Sue. Very pretty card today, I love the colours. The best bit for me is the way you have done the central panel with the sentiment. Busy day today watching your shows on TV.

Lisbeth

Susan White said...

Lovely card - I'm having trouble getting Hochanda to play on my PC, but we've got several computers in the house, so I'll just have to try on the others so as not to miss out! Well done to the lucky card winner, Susan x

cr@fty said...

Hi again Sue
Just popped back to say I enjoyed your video what a great idea to create a fabulous background.
Hugs x
Heather T

Suebak said...

Love the concept of today's card. You have conveyed some fantastic ideas for the dies shown on Hochanda. So pleased I have been able to catch the shows so far. Thank you.

Susan x

Pearl said...

Love the card today Sue, the recessed idea is so good and doesn't look that difficult to do when you explain it.

Just discovered that I can watch Hochanda on Sky - if I can get to it when my hubby isn't watching it for anything. Freeview is the best method for me so can't wait until it is back in May.

Thank you for the card today Sue.

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl x

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue.
Nice card. I love all the layering and the colour is very pretty. Thanks for sharing.
Well done Denise T.
Hugs.

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Love todays card so pretty
Sorry not stopped by for a few days been in hospital but now at home recovering
Thanks for sharing Sarah xx

IVY Cheong said...

Morning Sue, lovely card. Enjoying your shows on Hochanda. Hugs, by C x

CraftyJo said...

Fabulous card, looking forward to watching the video to see if it's as complicated as it looks!!

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
Sorry, but this card is a bit too busy for me.
Margaret xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

A very clever configuration of dies here making it a really effective card, without looking too busy. Enjoying the shows, luckily I have Sky. Hoping to see the New Zealand dies soon as I am thinking of getting the set. xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Great Show last night! Will watch today's later on Catch up !
It's lovely to be able to choose when to watch !!
You have made some gorgeous cards for the Shows!
Today's card is really lovely! I've loved every single card this week.
Congratulations Denise - you won a gorgeous card!
Love to all, Myra xxx

Craftychris said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Yet again - one word 'stunning'

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful Sue

gr karin van eijk

Maria Illsley said...

What a stunning card Your shows are being recorded I hope to watch them later xx

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Beautiful card sue and love the colours x I'm thoroughly enjoying your shows so far sue x you explain everything so well and are a fantastic demonstrator xxx my heart still skips a beat everytime you cut into one of your dies cuts though !
Congratulations denise xxx
Yvonne get better soon xxx
Wheely bad sending you hugs x
Beth I love reading your comments and really missed your absence x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card. Great dies, love the layout. I'm thinking it would possibly work very well in a different colour scheme as a good male card. Thanks for sharing.

Congratulations Denise T.

Best wishes

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Hope everything is going well on TV. I loved today's card even before you put the frame around the center - equally lovely with it though.
Beverley W

Jenny wren said...

Hi Sue
Managed to view your video, great as always, just love the card. Managed to view your show on my lap top this morning and caught up with yesterdays show. Can't watch on my television or use computer in the evenings as signal seems to almost disappear! Weird or what? lol
Congratulations to Denise on winning the card.
Hugs to all and especially to you Sue.
Jennywren x

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.

Pretty card as always. Glad ur back on the screens it's great to watch u and take all ur tips on board. I loved the one with u messing with the building wax and black frame it was superb!! I might give that a go!

Love to all xx

terrie said...

Great looking card....the video is always nice to see how the card was made....tfs

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
Loved your show last night and glad it was Alex who was the presenter as she is so enthusiastic and obviously loves your style of card making.

Eunice said...

Such a gorgeous card, I love the Heraldic Square die cut they are magnificent!!!

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Thanks for your video and I will catch up when we are home. Congratulations to the lucky card winner.

Jean said...

So elegant and prettY!

Lynne said...

loving the shows on Hochanda. Gorgeous cards.
Best wishes
Lynne in Spain

barbara macaskill said...

Beautiful!! Love the blue!! TFS!

Tressa said...

Beautiful, uncomplicated card. Like the design and love the aqua.

Sorry Teresa W, noticed rather late that you made a comment yesterday about missing the shows, I assume you live in Kettering. I have yet to catch up on today's shows but will keep them if you want to come and watch. I am not sure how you contact someone via the blogger but am trying something that might allow you to contact me

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
What a gorgeous card, it really is beautiful.
Bejay where are you.
Beth B, I always read your adventures, but don't often comment.
Congratulations Denise.
Love to all xxxx

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,

Sorry I've not been around for a couple of days, I have looked at the beautiful cards you have put on the blog and love them all, But Thursdays card gets the big WOW. It is gorgeous XX

Have tried to catch most of your shows on the iPad, thank you for all the wonderful inspiration to give us.

Love and hugs Brenda XXX

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I've been so busy watching your shows I forgot to comment! Love this card, it is really pretty. I will watch the video later when you are no longer on my TV because I want to see if I can re-create the card with other dies.

Denise T - Congratulations on being the Wednesday Winner, enjoy your lovely card.

Frances

laura ann kempster said...

Hello Sue,

What a lovely design - I think I've already got this die in my stash so I may have to have a play later on and draw on this for inspiration. Thank you!

Laura

Janet Wilson said...

Really beautiful card again

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
I love the card (will have to watch the video later!).
I am enjoying watching your shows with all your great demos and beautiful samples.
Looking forward to the 7pm show.

Gillyflower said...

Another great card Sue! I have enjoyed your shows, (only 1 more to go, unfortunately) and I even plucked up the courage to send in a photo of the card that I made for my husband. He was there when it came up on the screen - it included a photo of him when he was 15 years old, and wearing his Navy Sea Cadet's uniform. He was really chuffed! Hugs Gilly, x

ursula said...

Wow, another amazing technique and such a beautiful card. Have recorded your shows, as I do so enjoy seeing you demo, have been out at a craft workshop all day....hope it has all gone well for you....luv URsula xx

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card. Must vpwatch the video later. I have watched last nights show and three today. Can't watch 7pm but will watch it later on Catch up.

Lesley Cann said...

What a great card today and a very informative video. Have enjoyed your shows today unfortunately only one more to go.

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
A stunning card.
Enjoying the shows today and there are some beautiful samples being shown and demonstrated.

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good evening lovely a sue and her crafty crew!

I must confess that I haven't gotten round to watching your demo for today, instead, I have spent a blissful, uninterrupted afternoon.....apart from Darcey scratching the furniture for attention and some food.....catching up on all of your shows thus far. Can I just say that you look positively radiant, I love your colourful cardigan, red is a favourite of mine and it really suits you. I can't believe you would be nervous because it never shows in your performances, which are always polished and professional, yet warm and inventive....I would be a positive train wreck in your position:-) Hochanda have came on leaps and bounds since the early days of transmission, you must have noticed an improvement- Alex is a lovely presenter, so enthusiastic about the guests and products, plus she gave you ample time to demonstrate:-)
Well, did I manage to persuade my Mum to give me the credit card?Hell yeah! In fact, it was me who decided to sleep on it first before I rushed in with a purchase....restraint or what?....I couldn't quite stretch to all three die package deals so I had to decide which I needed more. I eventually plumped for the Happy collection, the Finishing Touches collection and the pinpoint EF and I will build up the Australian Collection bit by bit:-)
Feeling strangely tired this evening, maybe it is the dismal rain pounding the pavements outside but I could quite gratefully go to sleep right now. No chance though, I will prop my eyes open with matchsticks in an effort to watch Sues last show....what good news that she will be back in a couple of weeks to show part two of the collection.....don't think my purse strings will stretch on that occasion though:-(
Congrats to Denise on your fortuitous win, enjoyxxx
Belated birthday wishes to Pam, I forgot to mention it yesterday in my excitement at Sues appearance, glad you had a nice dayxxx
Beth, how encouraging to hear about Lauren's exploits with the birthday girl Hannah, sometimes having a younger sibling can keep our elderly companions going for longer than expected...our Gizmo lasted until he was over17 with the 'help' of Brodie's exuberance:-)
I bet you're getting super excited about next weekend, give Sue a hug from me and warn her of my intention to accost her in September...she may want to get that taser gun just in case:-)
Cuddles to Alison, Linda, Lorraine, Maria, Theresa, Rebecca, Tracy, Lynda, Jan, P, melody and anyone in need of a hugxxxx
Special hugs to my buddy Yvonne who is rather under the weather at the minute, get well soon honey....and Wheely bad, I'm assuming that you are suffering from the dreaded migraines and can't comment, hope you are back with us soonxxxx

Crafty hugs

Laine1972xxxxxx

Marjeta said...

What a gorgeous card you made. Today I bought 3 dies of your collection. Cant wait to get it.

Marjeta

Theresa Pace said...

lovely soft hues, hugs xx

nannapat said...

Clean and simple design and it's so lovely. Pat x

Scottydog said...

Sorry nearly forgot to comment as I have been so engrossed in Sue's shows! A very pretty card and yet another die for my wish list! Lol. Think my credit card will have to be elastic aged for Ally Pally!
Useful video once again Sue, thank you

liz spooner said...

Beautiful card today Sue, loved seeing you today back on our screens.xx

Val Jones said...

Really late tonight with my comment. So enjoyed your shows Sue.
Beautiful card today and congrats to the winner.
Love Val in Spain x

Janet Hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Very pretty card and great video, loving the shows some beautiful cards and techniques.
Love Janet X
From Wakefield

Betty McAlister said...

Love the soft colours in this beautiful card. X

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !!! This card is just gorgeous !!! I Love, love, love it all !!! I really did not think I needed the Meridian Lace Edger Die set but seeing this amazing card is fast changing my mind !!! I have a massive wish list for Alley Palley but sadly not the funds to match !!! It will have to be a day of tough decision making which sadly is NOT one of my strong points !!! I really love the colour combo you have used on this card and I have really loved your Heraldic Square Dies, ever since you first released them. ( Yet another gorgeous die set on my huge wish list !!! ) The card looks fab, the way you have recessed the centre layer and then raised a frame up around it. I think this is such a great look and it makes it look very professional and very clever. A real Sue Wilson style original.
I managed to see all your shows on Hochanda even though we only have freeview and Hochanda has stopped everything for a while on freeview. Hubby dragged down our old sky box from the loft, plugged it in and it still worked !!! More importantly giving us some extra free channels including Hochanda. I could not record your shows but at least I got to see them all. I have to say you were fantastic Sue !!! I thoroughly enjoyed everything I saw but I have a cheeky request. Please, please, please could you put your gorgeous SMILE card on your blog. I missed all the measurements that were read out but I really loved your fab stepper card and I would love to have a go at making my own version. It is so beautiful, and just something a bit different as I have never attempted to make one before. I would really appreciate it Sue.
I want to say a big thank you to you Sue for all your fab cards and amazing shows this weekend and throughout the week as I have missed a couple of days comments. Thankyou for today's gorgeous card to. X x x
Sending lots of love and hugs to you Sue from Tres x x x

Sending love to everyone from Tres x x x

Sandy H said...

Just beautiful.

Dawn Holben said...

Ooh I absolutely love this one and I have those dies too, well apart from the noble squares.
I love that colour and yet again you have given me inspiration for a 90th birthday card need to do.

dragonswing said...

Beautiful card!!! And using my favorite color. I was wondering what the difference between set A & B is?

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
HOW FRESH AND CLEAN LOOKING, LOVE THE EDGING DIE JUST BOUGHT ONE. WELL I COULDNT RESIST WHEN SAW WHAT YOU COULD DO WITH IT. A MUST BUY. GREAT VIDEO AS ALWAYS.
BORN AGAIN SPELL BINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Vie Carter said...

Pretty card and lovely colour choice

Vie
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