Friday, 1 April 2016


 Hello my crafty friends!  Here is a bit of a sneak peek for my Hochanda shows which start this evening at 8pm!  I am dong the One Day Special shows which means I will have shows throughout the day on Saturday as well.  Today's card uses the Australian Background die cut twice out of coconut white card.  I cut the background die on both of them at about 3/4 the way across and pieced the two larger pieces back together to create an almost square background.  I lined the back with blush card to show through the delicate cut out areas and matted it with a thin black mat.  I cut two of the Sydney die, one in blush card and one in black card.  I off set them, with the black in the back as a square and the blush die cut up front in a diamond orientation.  I stamped my sentiment and cut a thin black frame and a slightly thicker blush frame for it.  I glued them to the sentiment then trimmed away the excess card and mounted it in the centre of the focal element.  Finally, I cut three small butterflies from the Delicate Garden Frame and used them to camouflage the cut lines in the background along with some flatback pearls.  I lightly inked the wings with Spun Sugar, then glittered them and added pearls to the bodies.  I completed the card with a white pierced mat, a thin blush and black mat and another white mat layer.  The finished dimensions are 8 1/4" x  8 1/2" in size.   I do hope that you will be able to tune in tonight at 8pm and on Saturday at 9am, 12 noon, 4pm and 7pm to see some of the demos!  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Lovely card, beautiful.
It's my birthday today and I have got some love Sue Wilson dies to add to my collection, still lots to go for though.
Daily hugs to all, Melody, Tracey, Tina in my thoughts

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card and a beautiful background looking forward to your shows.
Nancyd xx

nancyd said...

HAPPY BIRGTHDAY PAM hope you have a great day.
Nancyd xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card Thank you.
The recorder is set and I shall be watching.
Happy Birthday Pam.
Take care all and have fun Kitty.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card again Sue. Look forward to your shows, recorder set. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Pam , enjoy your day. JJxx

Jan.moogie said...

I know you are always telling us to cut into dies and use them in different ways yet I am still in awe and amazement when you show us how to do it. The end results are fantastic I mean just look at this wonderful card. Will watch in wonder and amazement when I can and hopefully record whilst I am at work. Have a great day, hugs xxxxxx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card, looking forward to your shows
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina xxxx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the dies love the butterfly's to thank you tracyw x

Anonymous said...

Not very happy, just seen on Johns blog that Hochanda have stopped showing on freeview for a while. Sorry Sue won't be able to watch your shows. JJxx

Karen Derbyshire said...

Lovely card Sue, I have the Australian background die, so will be experimenting. Looking forward to your shows.

Tina T said...

Morning Sue and crafters all
What an amazing card!
Love how you cut up dies and join them back together.
Looking forward to tonight and tomorrows shows, have set the sky + box.
Love and crafty hugs
Tina T xxxx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our 6am Pam enjoy your Sue day - dies to play with, shows to watch, what a great way to spend your day xx

I'm really looking forward to learning new techniques from you, gaining confidence through your ever helpful hints and tips, and the most enjoyable of all, watching you do all your fabulous demo's.
Today's card is so pretty with the added delicate butterflies. I really would love more of this collection before we are introduced to the countries of the world but I don't see that happening to be honest. I've started to use my 'older' dies as it seems such a shame to leave them at the bottom of the box, so my very first buy got an airing earlier this week - the quilled blooms I think, see, i've even forgotten their name the poor things ! Anyway, I'm really looking forward to having Sue time tomorrow and I hope all goes well for you Sue.
Sending friendly hugs to you Sue and to those friends made here and on fb xxx Thinking of our dear Tina and family xx

Maria Illsley said...

A beautiful card Sue the colours are lovely
I have set the button to record I am so looking forward to your shows xxx

dmj from kettering said...

Disappointed that there will be no shows on free view, and haven't got sky!!!!!

Love the card though Sue,

Doreen x

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
Will watch you on my tablet but not the same as TV.
should still be a good show tho. This card is superb and we think of you often!
You are our inspiration!
Anne M xxx

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful card, love it. Will be watching tonight

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue and everyone. Gorgeous card, love how you've made the Australian background into a square shape. All your shows are set to record in case someone interrupts whilst I'm watching!
Happy Birthday Pam, hope you have a day filled with fun and of course it'll end with a "visit" from Sue. Tracey - you're doing so well, make sure that you continue to look after yourself. Hugs to all. Sue XXX

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PAM. Hope you have a good one!
Lovely card today Sue. Gorgeous butterflies and I really like the sentiment. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Sue xx hazel

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Love this card. So pretty. Could someone tell me what's going on with Hochanda and FreeView. I turned it on yday to find its now a data service and a black screen. I am Not happy. We don't have Sky and I don't want to watch TV on my tablet. I should think many of the large companies that have moved to Hochanda won't be happy either as not being on FreeView must affect sales? I will have to rely on this wonderful blog to catch up with Sue's demos. I feel robbed that I can't watch you on my TV Sue. End of rant.

carol quinn said...

Another stunning masterpiece

Debra Kenworthy said...

Really pretty card today! Debra x

Clai01 said...

Hi Sue
looking forward to the shows and the demos also, it's always good to see you. x

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
Another stunning card, I love it.
I haven't used my Australian background die set yet. I am still slowly sorting my craft room out. That is in between babysitting grandchildren.
I will be taping your shows, thankfully I have Sky so no problem with freeview TV which I hope is sorted out soon.
Have a great time

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all

Happy Birthday Pam ! Have a lovely day playing with your new dies

I am getting my Australian background out immediately, love the coconut white, blush and black and the sentiment. Beautiful card

Will try and watch online again but it usually keeps freezing, terribly frustrating, I always try though :-)


Muriel x

lilian said...

Hi Sue beautiful card, so lovely and frilly looking.

Happy Birthday Pam, love how you manage to be 1st in the mornings.

I echo Clare Ws sentiment about free view we are giving up sky as its to much money, so disappointed that your not on free view.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, a really gorgeous card today, one of my favourite colour combos. The dies are stunning, and such a lovely sentiment. Looking forward to the shows. Have a great Friday all. Bx

Anonymous said...

Great card, Sue, had to read more than once to get my head round it - can't see the join! Do like that background.
Yes, also very peeved with H especially as the two weeks off is now going to be 5 and counting - guess sales must really suffer. Such a shame it's on your weekend too, Sue, so will have to watch on PC. Perhaps you can tell them how frustrated we are??!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our top girl, Pam, nice to get more dies - have a nice day.

'P' in Wales

Deborah Artliff said...

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

Debs Cards xxx

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card, really lovely. Will be recording all your shows to watch next week.


Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue I adore the look of Australian background die.I too can't get my head round this cut.I will be watching tonight but will be unable to record it. Tracey look after yourself get plenty off rest .Sending HUGS . Gloria (Sidcup) xx

A Happercrafter6 said...

Good morning Sue. Pretty card today. Hope the shows go well.

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue.
A beautiful card and very clever way of getting even more use out of the background die.
I echo everyone's frustration with Hochanda and Freeview, I'll try to watch on my PC but with both children home the Internet is a little slower than usual so it may not be possible. It's even more irritating as I'm off work for another week and like to have the tv on whilst I craft, still at least we still get inspiration from your wonderful blog.
Happy Birthday to Pam, still up early even on your special day! X

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

Hi Sue,
Another lovely card and I have those dies so need to have a go. Unfortunately I can't get Hochanda so am unable to watch any of the shows. I'm working on hubby to change our provider but at the moment he doesn't see the need.
Happy birthday Pam.
D x

Anne said...

Will have to watch the shows online, Sue. Very frustrating.
A lovely card as ever.

Anne (Northampton)

Karen Drew said...

The background looks amazing. Beautiful card. Gutted that Hochanda are not on Freeview for a while as will not be able to record your shows. Hopefully may be able to catch up with some online
Karen xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card. Looking forward to your shows. Hugs to all xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
another frustrated bunny! Will have to watch online, too. It's just not the same.
The card today is GORGEOUS, I love blush and black, the dies are beautiful and the little flutterby just completes it.
Hugs, Rose

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, what a lovely card today and yes I will be watching and learning, looking forward to it. You have been missed on our screens Sue.

I always watch the shows on line and if there is something I really want to record (which I cannot do) then I use the video on my mobile phone and record it from my computer screen, I can then at least refer back to it if I need to, this is the best I could come up with until eventually Virgin Media might take Hochanda on, oh wishful thinking there.

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

Sylvia Yates said...

A beautiful card today Sue. Love the colours. Can't wait for 8pm,tonight Sue. Looking forward to it so much. Have a great day everybody
Hugs Sylvia xx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Beautiful card I'm really looking forward to your shows, I have sky so I'm lucky enough to be able to watch your shows. Hochanda have put a statement up on Facebook explaining why they can't broadcast.
Happy birthday Pam! X
Hugs x
Heather T

Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue, this Card is so lovely and I do like the colours, I am looking forward to all your shows and demo's
Kathy B x

Chris Curry said...

A gorgeous card Sue. Love the colours and the black really makes everything pop. I will have to watch on my iPad, not as good as on the tv but ok as a temporary fix. Hochanda have been very good with keeping us informed. Have been thinking of getting the Australian dies so will see what the offers are. Thank you Sue. Xx

Rosie said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card today. Quite looking forward to your shows, Good luck
L Rosie xxxx

Aspiring crafter said...

Lovely card Sue and looking forward to your shows this weekend,

auscrafts said...

Lovely card,sorry can't watch hochanda until May when it's back on freeview

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
a very elegant card again... so beautiful.
Good luck for the shows.
Rolf xxx

Craftybooter said...

Like others I love the card but can't watch Hochanda until May??? Having seen statements like that before on various channels and they didn't return, I have my doubts!!!!

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, lovely card ,will be watching . love Jean Z xxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. I wouldn't have guessed what you had done with the background, I really beautiful card. Looking forward to your show tonight. Love Rosemarie x x

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous card. The recorder is set for your shows.
B xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A gorgeous card, love it all.
Looking forward to your shows, hope I don;get too much buffering pity about Hochanda being off freeview. I'll have to watch on my PC.

Annie Pennington said...

I love the way you cut into diecuts to make different shapes Sue.

I'm sad that HOCHANDA are no longer on freeview so I won't be able to watch your show on tv.

Annie P

Jane Franklin said...

Love the way you have used the background and made it square, I really must try this. Love the card and will be watching tonight although I too have to watch on my tablet! Luv jxxx

karenlotty said...

Even with the pop of black this is still a pretty delicate card Looking forward to your shows later

sued99 said...

Love this card. I do hope I can manage to catch some of your shows.

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and the Wilsonettes,
This is a really pretty card Sue and with just enough of black that it pops the card, showing off all its beauty. I love the soft pink with the black as it just goes from one end of the spectrum to the other just so lovely. Thank you flower for another WOW card and have a great time tonight and tomorrow, as my record button will be on to catch all of your great hints and tips and tutorials.
Wilsonettes, i too have freeview on my tv in my room but i am fortunate enough to have SKY and have been recording my favourites, so it is definitely still on. What happened to the other one "the Craft Channel" as i haven't seen it on in a long time now?
Not a very niice day here at Glenochil as it is that smirry rain that just soaks you through to the bone. I'm going to meet my lovely friend Di in at Stirling and get some peace from O.H. calling my name for me to hand him something, make him something, listen to something, hold something and the list goes on and on, so a few hours peace will be heaven.
Sending hugs to all that need them or could do with them,
love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil Village)

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a gorgeous card I love the design and the dies you have used. It is such a shame about Hochanda and Freeview I know it is out of their control and that they should be back in May. I find watching the shows in the catch up section works quite well on my laptop. I hope it all goes well for you today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Lovely card today!
So annoying that Freeview is not being used by Hochanda!!!!!
The Craft Channel is another one that leaves us out too!
I don't want to admit it but thank goodness for Create and Craft or I'd have no craft to watch!
Have a nice time Sue anyway!
Take care
Love Marg

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Very clever cutting of the Aussie background, looks fabulous as a square - I will be trying that myself as soon as I get my mitts on that die set!...

Have set the sky box to record all the shows in case I can't watch them live...


nattyboots said...

Lovely card Sue as always
Take Care
Elaine H X

Anne Crawford said...

Beautiful card! Looking forward to your shows Sue.
Nora I get the craft channel on Freeview 818
Anne xoxo

sandy acland said...

Pretty card.

Sandy (tort)

Nanny Jo said...

So pretty.....and such a clever use of dies, as ever! I will be watching tonight, Sue. Welcome back to our screens! :) Jo xx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue I love today's card it's beautiful I'm hoping to be able to see your shows on Hochanda I'll be very disappointed if I can't get them!

Rosemary Stickland said...

Fab card, love the way you have enlarged the
Australian background die.
Rosemary xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is another of your beautiful cards. I love it when you cut into your dies to give us different shapes. You are always full of surprises with your dies and techniques. I have your shows ready to tape but hoping i can watch most of them as hubby is at work so it will be nice and peaceful until later in the afternoon lol. Have a lovely time with your shows.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning card, the way you cut into your dies is amazing. Sorry I won't be able to watch as I have freeview. Yvonne xx

craftynanna said...

Beautiful card Sue, I too balk at the idea of cutting into dies but it is showing us how we can more for our money, which we are grateful for, looking forward to tonight and tomorrow and recording all your shows.
PAM Have a Very Happy Birthday, enjoy your day. Love Johanna

craftynanna said...

Beautiful card Sue, I too balk at the idea of cutting into dies but it is showing us how we can more for our money, which we are grateful for, looking forward to tonight and tomorrow and recording all your shows.
PAM Have a Very Happy Birthday, enjoy your day. Love Johanna

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
A pretty card. Looking forward to your shows.
Evis M.

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue the blush is such a pretty shade. Very nice card. Sorry I won't be able to see your shows as I can't access Hochanda. Love from Jackie xx

hettygarlick said...

That's very beautiful. I absolutely love the Sydney die - I use it quite a lot. Looking forward to seeing you on Hochanda today and tomorrow.

Stamps and Paper said...

Another stunning card Sue...


Suemac said...

A very elegant card. Will watch your show on my iPad, via the clever Apple wire which then plays through my television.

June Horrocks said...

A stunning card today sue the dies an colours are beautiful look forward to your shows so see you this evening sue
Love always June Horrocks xxxxxx

Tressa said...

Lovely card. I like the alternative way of using the background die, must go upstairs and try it for myself.

DMJ from Kettering - I don't know whether you will catch this, but you are welcome to come round and watch the shows as I have Sky! I will be recording them. This assumes, of course, that you are Kettering England not the one in Ohio or Australia!!!!!!!


Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - today's card is a real taster for what's to come this weekend. It is very stylish and I love the sentiment. Looking forward to seeing all your shows - sending best wishes

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, a beautiful card this morning I love all your designs they really are fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card today. Blush card is becoming my favourite at the moment so classy.
Will be watching over the weekend.

Janette MacArthur said...

Hi Sue, looking forward to your shows - today's card is beautiful!
Happy birthday Pam - enjoy your day!
Janette x

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, would make a beautiful wedding card with different sentiment.
Will have to watch your shows on line, this time.
Thank you for your constant inspiration.
Oops, nearly forgot, Happy Birthday Pam, have a lovely day.
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

Karen M said...

Morning Sue,
Very nice card, looking forward to your shows I need some fresh ideas!!
Happy birthday to Pam have a lovely day,
Best wishes
Karen M

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

A beautiful card. Very elegant. I love how you show us how to cut into your dies to create different effects.

Looking forward to seeing your shows, I hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoy watching them.

Pam, Happy Birthday, I hope you have have a lovely day.

Love Helen xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love the little butterflies on this card - so pretty. Can't wait till 8.00pm tonight and again tomorrow for the Hochanda shows - video all set and primed ready to go. Hope you have a good time.
Beverley W

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card today.
Happy Birthday Pam,hope that you have a wonderful and craft filled day. Also Happy Birthday to my husband,who got me a present for his Birthday,a free sat box so I can watch Hochanda still and the craft channel for the first time! The dish was on the house when we moved in two years ago and we have kept saying that we need to take it down as it probably didn't work anyway! So glad we didn't and know I am very lucky as I have been in the rant group of what are Hochanda up to. Am blessed with a thoughtful hubby,I hadn't even thought of the dish as a solution.

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card Sue, so sorry wont be able to watch as I am on freeview, but will record the first show when it is repeated between 12 and 4

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
I agree with others, this would be ideal as a Wedding card.
Margaret xx

Tracy Stitt said...

Morning sue.

Very pretty card the blush and black go so well together. So looking forward to seeing ur shows.

Happy birthday pam hope u have a fab day!! X

Kate's Cards said...

Very grand and stately looking! xxxx

Elsie Smith said...

Hi Sue. A beautiful card. I have this die but have never thought of using it as a square xx

Diane said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card today, such a lovely colour combination too. I love it when you cut your dies and change them, I can never see the joins!! I hope you have a lovely time tonight and tomorrow, I know it's hard work prepping for the shows but once you are into the swing of things I hope you have lots of fun and laughter. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx

Pam happy birthday, hope you have a lovely day, enjoy playing with your new dies.xxxxx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card so pretty.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Paula said...

A lovely card Sue, but aren't your cards always lovely? :) One day I'm going to be brave and try cutting dies to make different shapes. See you later Sue!
Hugs to all in need today,
Paula x

Pat L said...

Beautiful card and the Aussie dies are soaring to the top of my list. Sorry can't record your shows with this Hochanda/freeview upset so I will try to watch some shows on my iPad
Happy birthday Pam enjoy your day

Hugs and best wishes everyone

CraftyJo said...

This is lovely.

nzillingworth said...


Gillyflower said...

Sue - this is SUCH a beautiful card. So very pretty, and I love the butterflies on it too. I have got that Die Set and I love it.
Really looking forward to seeing you on tv - it seems ages since you were last on tv! Hugs Gilly x

Suebak said...

I really like the sentiment.
Susan x

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. a very pretty card again today. I can't believe how delicate the Sydney die is. Counting down the hours to your Hochanda shows.


ursula said...

This is so beautiful Sue, I have an anniversary card to make for a couple in Australia, this would be lovely.....thank you .....luv Ursula xxx

iReneM said...

Very pretty and delicate.

Love the pop of black with the soft blush colour


Pearl said...

Lovely card Sue, thank you.

Missing your Hochanda shows though as i have a Broadband limit so won't be watching on the PC! Boo-Hoo for me!

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl x

Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card and a lovely sentiment also. I love the way you have cut the background die to make a square background, will have to try this. This is a fantastic Die and I have used it several times.

barbara macaskill said...

How pretty! LOVE the butterflies too! I am hoping to catch at least one show!! TFS!

Jean said...

Just lovely!

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Love this delicate design.

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue,
Wonderful :)...any card with butterflies is a winner in my book...I love it!
Pam: have a very happy birthday.
Amaryllis watch: I should have some news tomorrow...the buds have begun to open but I want to wait until they are fully open before I describe them for you all.
Bejay xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I can't wait to watch your shows on Hochanda. I have the Australian collection of dies so it is great to see how you have used them.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love the Australian background and what you have done with it here. I was playing with mine yesterday and did some ribbon threading, pleased with the result. The Sky box is all set to record and my seat is booked for 8pm. Looking forward to seeing you 'live' again.

Pam - HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Hope you are having a lovely day and getting to play with your new dies.

Hollyberry - what a thoughtful husband, so nice of him to get you a present for his birthday :-)


Elizabeth Bennett said...

Beautiful card Sue can't wait to see the shows when the sport allows grrrr😠
Love and hugs Wilsonettes

terrie said...

Such a lovely elegant looking did a great job putting it together ..
well done Sue

Sue MacFall said...

Very pretty Sue, I just love the subtle colours.
Many thanks,
Sue Mac

Eunice said...

Very pretty card, love the Australian dies!!

Sam Smithard said...

To My Very Dearest Special Friend Sue,
I'm So Very Pleased That I'll Be Able To Watch Your Show's And I'll Tape
Them Also, I Love The Awesome Colour Pallete You've Used "The Black/Coconut White/Blush
Wonderful Very Beautiful Colour Pallette.
I Love "The Truly Tremendous Dies That You've Used "The Australian Background" Also
"The Awesome Sydney Die" I Love How You Change The Look Of Your Dies Once You've
Cut Them Out, You Create Masterpieces.
I Love "The Fabulous Sentiment" And You've Created Wonderful Delicate Frames
Around Your Sentiment.
I Can't Wait For Your Show's As I Know You'll Share Lots Of Wonderful Tips And
Techniques With Us,
It's Very Sad That A Lot Of The Wilsonettes Have Freeview And Will Not Be To Watch The
Take Care My Wonderful Friend
Warmest Fond Wishes To Colin And Heather
Love And Huge Hugs To Yourself
Love From Sam xxx
Have A Truly Wonderful Day......

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Very pretty and elegant card today sue x love the dies you have used and your ingenious way of using them x you are so talented x the touch of black really does set it off x really looking forward to your shows even if I have to watch them on my little screen !
Happy birthday pam x enjoy playing with your new dies x
Teresa can I come too ?
Tracy so glad the treatment is going ok you are bound to be tired x at least you won't have to worry about blusher for now xxx take care x
Laine wow a treat for yourself x you deserve them though x now you need to an excuse to wear your new dresses x
Wheely bad how are you ?
Bejay this is as bad as waiting for a new baby ! I would be pacing in anticipation xxx
Hugs to all the wilsonettes x
Theresa w xxx

Val Jones said...

Just so lovely Sue. Looking forward to seeing you.
Love Val in Spain x

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful once more

Susan White said...

Very pretty card Sue and a lovely sentiment. Hope all your shows go well and are not too tiring! Susan x

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Beautiful Card. I love the Australian Background and how you have used it. Your focal element is lovely and the Black makes everything pop. Thanks for sharing.

Enjoy your Hochanda Shows, I'm disappointed I will not be able to watch.

Best wishes

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Looking forward to tonight! I will watch on my iPad . It is very clear and until Virgin show Hochanda will have to do! Love the Catch up Facility too. I can watch C&C but nothing of interest really now.
All the very best for the Shows!
Today's card is another beauty! Lovely tones again - clever use of the Australian Background Die!
Happy Birthday Pam! Thank you for keeping us all in line! No easy task. Hope you have a lovely day!
Love to all,
Myra xxx

Janet Hampson said...

Hi Sue,
Another of your amazing cards...looking forward to the shows.
Love Janet X
From Wakefield

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Gorgeous card Sue! Recorder set for your shows so
I can watch them when more fully alert.
Have had some sleepless nights so are in a bit of
zombie state at the moment.

Happy Birthday Pam ! Hope your day is wonderful with
some new crafting items and some nice cake :-)
Yvonne- hope you are ok after the hassle with home-
delivery and the boy's have food in the fridge.
Lorraine- hihi what are you like, not one but two dresses ?
Hope we have a nice warmish summer so you be able to wear them
and now with your hair coloured you sure will look lovely.
Wheelybad- hope you are ok and not having the horrid migraine
again, sending you some hugs.
Norah- hope you had a nice day with your friend and put
the world to right. Miss you in the cafe'. I believe the
Huggles need some talking too, they have been up to
some mischief lately with the pain au chocolate.
Lynda, Sonia, Michele and anyone else who are in pain
or have the virus/ bug, I wish you better asap.
Tina E. you are in my thoughts. Molly and Saba too.

Warm hugs to you all ,
Maria x

IVY Cheong said...

Another stunning card. Take care, Ivy C x

Jackie S * said...

yeah Miss you on our screens Sue so look forward to this evening.
I've been following your blog for a long time and being a bit of a teknophobe it takes me forever to comment so apologies x

Yvonne G said...

Hi Sue
And some more blush - love it. Beautiful card. If blush was the only colour in my stash I don't think I would be too sad. Can't wait to see you later x
Very quick today - not feeling good. After commenting on Wednesday I went to bed but woke early hours of Thursday morning with an upset stomach. Will spare you the details but turns out I have a gut infection and have antibiotics. It is really not nice - I am feeling dog rough and completely worn out.
LAINE - take the pins out of the voodoo doll now x
Excited about 8pm - just what the doctor ordered x
Take care all - lots of love x
Crafty hugs

Lesley Cann said...

Lovely card. Looking forward to your show tonight which I shall also record for reference.

Janet Wilson said...

Another really pretty card, & gorgeous colours

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card and I really like the blush colour card.
Looking forward to this evening and tomorrows shows.

Joan D said...

beautiful card. hope to catch the shows.xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful and elegant Sue

gr karin van eijk

Fiona Mcneil said...

beautiful card as always will be watching your shows


Fiona xx

liz spooner said...

Such a lovely colour combo, and I will be glad to see you on our screens again.xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Can't wait. Will have to have it on silent on the computer as it clashes with Grimsby Town on TV! Lovely card, by the way

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

What a breathtaking card and a fantastic taster for this evening. Love the delicate intricacy of the dies, complemented by the soft blush tones with just the right amount of black to make it all pop.
I've worked myself up into a mild frenzy now, not long to go and you will be delighting my senses again on our screens. My thoughts are with my Wilsonette buddies who have to either battle with a PC or miss out altogether on your fabulous demos, it's such a shame:-(
I've been working hard all day to persuade my mum that I NEED more dies but it's falling on deaf ears at the moment, the dresses are still fresh in her mind I guess:-( Maybe I should slip something suspect into her coffee in the hope that she sleeps through tomorrow's proceedings and I can get custody of the credit card again:-)
Yvonne, I had no idea that voodoo doll worked so well....I guess I could take out one or two pins to see you through Sues shows:-)
But seriously, hope you feel better soon honey, I warned you that a liquid breakfast when the liquid is gin isn't the best start to the day and you're only asking for trouble:-)xxxx
Ooooh, Sues about to start, yippeeeee!

Crafty hugs


Theresa Pace said...

such a sweet card. the colour combo works so well together. hope you have a great one day special, hugs xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is beautiful and what a lovely sentiment

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue, thank you for sharing this amazing card, at the moment I am watching you on my tablet - on Hochanda love your techniques with flowers X X X

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is gorgeous and another way to use my favourite background die.
I love the black and blush together and the off set dies in the middle.
Definitely one for me to try.
Loved the show tonight and have added more dies to my list.

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

I love this beautiful card, very lacy but really nice. I love the butterflies, always wins me over with butterflies.

I hope you have had a successful day today. Did not watch the show, as its not shown on Virgin Media as yet.

I will try and get my other small TV working it has Freeview. Hope I see you on TV Saturday.

Have a lovely time.

Love n hugs from Dorothy in Baldock

Elizabeth Beal said...

Hi Sue & lovely Wilsonettes***how delightful to see another Sue Wilson masterpiece gracing my screen, It is simply amazing how you have squared the Australian background & as much as I have scrutinised the picture I cannot see the join, very clever Sue & this technique speaks volumes of your incredible talent, not sure if I would have been brave enough to even attempt the snip (lol), but having seen you do this on many occasion I think I’m more than willing to attempt this with some dignity & without cringing (lol) x

I don’t have the Sydney die yet but its gotta come out the hat at some point because it has already picked out the stamp for the Sydney die x

Oh woe is me Sue, as one of your enthusiastic & ardent followers I could not watch you tonight, I tried on my computer & IPad but all I got for my anguish was buffering, 3 second conversation & skipping fast forward for 2 minutes or so. Well I’m sorry to say that I gave up in the end. Apart from that I sincerely hope that you enjoyed the demo & I pray you have as equal enjoyment tomorrow. X x x

Sorry for my absence Sue but as it was Hannah’s 3rd birthday today we took her & Lauren out today & after I had completed the cards I was making yesterday I had to get some rest early to build me up for the day out. Heacham beach, although it was cold with a chilly breeze, was fabulous & the girls had a lovely time with plenty to occupy them, we rested Lauren & me plenty of times in between so that she coped with it well.

It was so funny because we videoed Hannah & Lauren opening the birthday presents this morning, but when we went to play it back it wasn’t playing at normal speed, 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*

PAM, you share a birthday with our Hannah, birthday wishes to you & sincerely hope that you had a lovely day***

YVONNE* lovely to see you back but sorry to hear your feeling groggy, rest plenty my friend & hope you feel better soon x x x

I can barely keep my eyes open from all that sea air so I will close for now & wish you Sue & our Wilsonettes friends a peaceful nights rest & (((hugs))) to those who are in need as you are in my thoughts every day. Take care Love Beth B x x x x x

Berina RGA said...

Such a beautiful card!! Love the Australian background die cut!! Beautiful colors!!
Moxie Craftie

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
I've been watching you on my laptop and today's beautiful card showcases your new dies to perfection.
Pam, happy birthday, I know it's late but I hope you've had a lovely die.
Bejay, I'm waiting with baited breath.
Love to all
Maureen xxx

nannapat said...

Love the dies that you've used Sue and that pretty blush colour looks fabulous with the black. Pat x

Betty McAlister said...

Beautiful card Sue. Have recorded tonight's show so am on catch up tomorrow. X

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Will be driving home tomorrow but will certainly catch up with your shows when I get home. Hope you enjoy yourself and looking forward to seeing you at Ally Pally on Saturday. SueL x

Barbara said...

Lovely card Sue!
All set to watch your shows on Saturday, I wont be going anywhere.

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card today. Thank you. Haven't been able to watch tonight's show yet but will catch up tomorrow.

Sandy H said...

Lovely card. Like Beth I couldn't see the join on the background die.
Pam, belated Happy Birthday greetings. Hope you had a lovely day.
Take care everyone.

julie laz said...

Wow sue, this is lovely, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue I love today's card it's beautiful I'm hoping to be able to see your shows on Hochanda I'll be very disappointed if I can't get them!

Jenny wren said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful card
Jenny wren x

Vie Carter said...

Lovely card, I have this butterfly die and it is just the right size to add on a card