Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

Hello bloggers!   This is one of my favourite cards as it is pretty and bright and just brings a smile to my face! LOL  If you would like to be included n the drawing to win it, just leave a comment and check back on Saturday when the winner is announced.  I started with a piece of coconut white card and cut the complete petal Sweetheart flowers out in a random pattern across the top of the card.  I added a piece of acetate to the back that covered all open flower areas and added mounting foam to the back as well.  Next I cut another piece of coconut white card the same size and used the Colour Cloud inks across it in a diagonal pattern.  I started with Lemon Meringue, then added Baked Peach, Scarlet Woman, Rose Blush and then Turquoise Pool at the other end.  I mounted the flowers over the inked area so that the different colours showed through the flowers.  Next I cut the coordinating outline flowers out of black card and pieced them into place over the acetate.  I cut the Smile die out of Black Gloss card and added it at the bottom of the card with mounting foam.  I completed the card with my usual matting and layering using black gloss card as the thin mat.  The finished dimensions are 6 3/4" x  8 1/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x







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177 comments:

Pam said...

Gorgeous card, very lovely. Made me smile.
June hope you are feeling some improvement, Tracey, enjoy your me time.
Daily hugs to all, special thoughts of Tina and family, Melody and Molly.
Have a good day everyone

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
This is a very pretty card, Thank you,
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Karen Derbyshire said...

This would make anyone smile!

hollyberry said...

Definitely a card to make you smile. Really pretty and cheerful.

Teresa c said...

Very pretty card Sue I bought that die at the ally pally you do make beautiful cards xx

CarolT said...

Love this card, what a clever idea. Carol Tomlinson

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely card. Love it - love it - love it!
Thanks for sharing.
Anne M xxx

Anonymous said...

Lovely cheerful card it certainly made me smile. JJx

Tina T said...

Morning Sue and crafters all,
Yes - what a pretty card!!! Thank you for sharing how this was made.
It makes me smile. I think it will work well with the HAPPY die to.
Love and crafty hugs
Tina T xxxxx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Fab card Really effective, I would love to win this one.

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

What an unusual card. It certainly made me smile. Thanks Sue.
D x

Anonymous said...

Smiles all round today, Sue, great card and particularly like the graduated background colours. Nice one!

'P' in Wales

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
What a lovely card & yes it did make me smile. Yvonne xx

Lorraine's blog said...

A Happy card love it Sue.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

A very happy way to start our day Sue with a beautiful smile, and such a colourful smile too, I'm pleased your end production made you smile too.
Thanks to the wonderful bunch of ladies on fb I am now framing everything that doesn't move with your first two Noble pierced square dies lol. I know I go on about being the thickest of crafters but I took the gold medal this time lol I've only been trying to make Sue style frames and stepped box frames without using the correct method no bloomin wonder I was getting nowhere fast but thanks to these special ladies, they have given me the kick of knowledge I needed to get my act together lol boy are they patient or what ?
Anyway I will send my usual hugs to you Sue and start to look at what I can frame next lol xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. A beautiful and colourful card. Your right it made me smile. Thanks for explaining on how you coloured the flowers. I thought it was spring at this time of year but have woken up to a good covering of snow and its so cold here in Co/Durham. Hoping the sun will pop its head out to melt it all away lol.
Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Marion Bull said...

Lovely card and it certainly did make me smile! xx
Maggie B xx

Theresa said...

Hi Sue and all your crafty crew
I like the way you have used your new dies today
I have received my Hugs die and feel inspired to have a go with it
Thank you for the inspiration today and thank you for your generosity giving away a sets every time you have a new release
Hugs to all that need one especially June Smith
Speedy recovery Hun
Theresa G xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, well whoever wins this card will certainly have a big smile, it is lovely, the effect of the colours behind the cut outs is just fab. Have a great day. Bx

Jan on the Fosse said...


Hi Sue
I think you are going to make us all smile today.Great card.
Jan

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Wonderful card, I have the happy one and will give this design ago
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to all
Love Tina xxxx

TDQ Karen said...

This is a brilliant card, I love it, it's such a happy look xx

sandra W said...

This is so inspiring....i just LOVE it!! and it did make me SMILE! shows different ways to use dies, , and i just NEED to have the die sets now

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. This card definitely made me smile, love how you've graduated the colour clouds and then reset the flower outlines. Hugs to all. Sue XXX

lilian said...


Hi Sue, this card made me smile, which was lovely .
Love those little flowers.

Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Clare W said...

GM Sue. A lovely happy card. Love the flowers.

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
I love the background of today's card it's so very pretty, like many others your card it made me smile also.
Hugs x
Heather T

trent999 said...

Morning Sue. A very effective card, love the colour blending across the flowers and I can see how the card makes us all smile, you just cant help yourself. I really love it.Take care Nick xx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card. The colours are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.
Steph...I hope you don't mind me asking, I've seen you mention a Facebook site a couple of times in your comments. Would you be able to post the site name in your comments. I would love to join in the fun!
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card, so bright & cheerful. I'm sure the winner will be smiling when they receive this card.

Michele

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue.
Your card certainly made me smile! The clean, simple lines and added colour is very eye-catching.x

Debra Kenworthy said...

I love this card, it's so different! Really colourful and cheery. It will suit all age groups. Debra x

Karen M said...

Good morning Sue,
Beautiful happy card on a beautiful sunny morning here in Devon,
Thank you,
Best wishes
Karen M

hazel young said...

Stunning card Sue will certainly make you smile x xhazel young nottm

Alison Thorne said...

Morning Sue. Another lovely card for all the happy smiley people. Sun is shining here although bitterly cold - a bright crisp day just like your card xx

sonja_w said...

Definitely brought a smile to my face this morning, love this card. Plus you have given me another reason for the sweetheart flowers to go to the top of my shopping list :)

laura ann kempster said...

Morning Sue,

Lovely card - I love the splash of colour that the flowers add! :)

Laura K x

Karen Drew said...

The card just says it all. Love how you have done the background for the flowers
Luv
Karen

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Yes, smiling now, love the colours behind the flowers too, lovely card.
Hugs
Muriel x

Maggie from Cornwall said...

Gorgeous! I've just got to get the smile die. I know so many folks who would love to get a card like that
Thank you Sue

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is beautiful I love it. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

nancyd said...

Hi Sue, a very pretty happy card.
Nancyd xx

A Happercrafter6 said...

A lovely cheerful card, Sue.
Jan
Northampton

doreenj said...



What a lovely happy card, Sue, tfs




Doreen x

Nanny Jo said...

What a clever, happy card, Sue! Jo xx

Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue, this card is lovely it certainly makes you smile which we need with this miserable cold weather we are now getting
I like the way you have used the coloured cloud inks in the background for the flowers, very effective
Kathy B x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, definitely made me smile. Lovely card. I am loving the black gloss card, gives a greT look.

Love Rosemarie x x

rosiejt said...

As I have the Sweetheart Flowers die set, I should love to win this lovely card!

Jane Franklin said...

This is one happy card, I love it. Luv jxxx

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
I love this card, it certainly makes me smile.
I have had to put my card making on hold for a while, time to make the patchwork quilts I promised I would make for my great nephews.
So I have loads of fabric everywhere ready to be assembled.
Have a great day
Maggie

Sam Smithard said...

To My Dearest Special Friend Sue,
I Just Love Today's Truly Tremendous Card I Recall Watching
This Been Made, Also It Really Does Make You "Smile"
I Love How You've Used The Outstanding "Colour Cloud" On Your Background
Page I Love How You've Blended The Colous So Perfectly, I Love "Colour Cloud".
Then Using The Awesome "Sweetheart Flower" I Love How You've Cut The Outline
Of The Flowers, So Your Colours Show Through Just So Very Stunning.
Then Using Your Very "Beautiful Black Gloss Card" You've Used Cut Out "The Smile"
It's Brings A "Smile" To Anyone's Face.
Good Luck To The Lucky Winner Of Wednesday Gift Card.
Sue Thank You So Very Much For Sharing, You Are "My Hero" I Love Your "Tremendous Blog"
Your "Outstanding Work" Your An "Extremely Talented Lady" You Insire Me Each And Every Day,
I Can't Begin To Tell You How Much I Appreciate It Sue Thank You So Very Much For Sharing Your "Exquisite Cards And Video's" With Us..
Take Care My Friend
Warmest Fond Wishes To Wonderul Colin And Heather
Love And Huge Hugs For Yourself
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes
Hugs To Lancashire Steph.

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue ,what a bright and cheerful card,It certainly makes you smile. You can't help yourself. Gloria (Sidcup) xx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
This is absolutely gorgeous and right up my street. I am really into clean and simple type cards at the moment and this one definitely fits the bill. I really like the way you have done the colouring - the Colour Cloud inks are lovely, I might have to get some although I do own the full set of Distress Marker reinkers that I should really use!
Love and hugs to everyone, hope you are all keeping warm, love Alison xxx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Just love this card - it's clean, simple, cheerful and very modern with it's bold flowers and greeting...would be over the moon to win this!..

Izzy

Chris Curry said...

This card does exactly what it's meant to do, make you smile, and that is what is needed today. I love how the flower outlines make the flowers really stand out. Thank you Sue. Xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I saw this one at Ally Pally. I love the way you have used acetate behind the flowers.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Annie Pennington said...

Lovely bright and cheerful card. I love the effect you get using the flower dies to make the background. The colour cloud inks blend beautifully.

Annie P
xxx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card, bright and cheery.
B xx

foxyg said...

A gorgeous cheerful card Sue. Would brighten anybody's day.

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
A very pretty card today.
Regards,
Evis M.

nattyboots said...

Lovely card Sue lovely colors
Elaine H X

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Love today's fabulous card :-) Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

SueJ said...

Just love this card, it did make me smile.
It is so colourful and cheery, I think it would make anyones day.
And I have the flower dies, so this is on my to do list!

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous cheerful card, very bright and would definitely make everyone smile.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

June Horrocks said...

You do smile when you see it sue it's beautiful the colours are lovely thank you
Love always June Horrocks xxxx

lorna said...

Hi Sue,
Great card!
:-) Lorna D

Norma said...

Pretty card to bring a smile to your face xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
The sentiment says it all made me smile too. Love how you did the flowers.
Lydia.
X

carol quinn said...

Bright and cheerful love it
Carol

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a really great card and such a clever idea. I have so many flower dies and have been resisting buying any more at the moment, but I can't resist any more! Am now off to place my order! Many thanks and best wishes
YvonneMayxx

val said...

What a beautiful card I need some of your flower dies love how you've used them in this card xx

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, what a fabulous idea and it certainly makes a striking card using the cloud inks. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Scottydog said...

This card will certainly brighten everyone's day & start them off with a smile. Thank you Sue - hope you have a smiley day too!

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, I love how you have used the dies on this card, and the colours are fabulous.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Anne said...

I am sure this has made everyone smile this morning, Sue. A lovely card.

Anne (Northampton)

Denise said...

Hi Sue

A gorgeous card to bring a smile on this very cold spring morning.

Denise (mini) Brough x

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. This is my favourite style of card, I just love the colours and simplicity. SueL x

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely cheerful colourful card today.
Have finally got the sweetheart flowers after being on my wish list for such a long time, yehhh!
x

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue I love the way you have used the flower dies for this card & the colours are gorgeous!

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue I love the way you have used the flower dies for this card & the colours are gorgeous!

Jayne S said...

Lovely card, it made me smile.

Anonymous said...

such a pretty card . Love the sweetheart flowers such lovely colours xxx anyone receiving this would as the sentiment says smile xxx love yvonne bennett xx

Tracey Short said...

I love these dies and have recently invested in the Sweetheart Flowers. Would love to win this beautiful card.

Best wishes
Tracey, Hull
xx

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
I love your smile sue xxx the colour clouds behind the flowers looks beautiful x I had to treat myself to the smile die at ally pally its a lovely die especially with the extra words that can be used with the straight lines x thankyou sue for your inspiration x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
I can see there are lots of smiles from around the country today.
The colours are so pretty and another way to use those lovely Sweetheart flowers!
Lesley S x

Anonymous said...

Hello again!
I would also like to ask Lancashire Steph how I can find the Facebook page she refers to!
Thank you,
Lesley S x

Anne Crawford said...

Great fun card! I love it and I do have the sweetheart dies so might just give this a try .
Anne xo

Arwen Perry said...

HiSue
I cut out about 2 dozen of these last night. Such pretty flowers and a really brilliant card

karen keen said...

Good Morning Sue
I remember seeing this card when you were last on Hochanda. I thought it was stunning then.
This is quite different to your usual style. Very classic and I love the colours.
Love
Karen in Telford xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Making me smile as well. Such a gorgeous card (and clever use of acetate,too).
Hugs, Rose

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,
This card certainly made me SMILE XX I have the Sweetheart Flowers dies they are gorgeous.
Have a good day Love and Hugs, Brenda xxx

Robin said...

Seeing the word smile always makes me smile - does it happen to anyone else?

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card very different . love Jean Z xxxx

Tressa said...

Several people have used the term 'clever idea' to describe this design and this was certainly my initial reaction when I read how the card had been made. The nice thing about this is it could be repeated using different colours and each card would have both similarities and marked differences, ideal for a batch making of cards. I don't have these particular dies but the ideas are so, so useful. Thank you.

Teresa

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a pretty card today and yes it does make you smile. I love the colour graduation you get with the cloud inks too. Thank you for sharing
Love Diane G xxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

I wonder how many people smiled as they opened this page! Such a lovely idea.
Doreen R

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, it certainly made me smile, and whoever receives will smile as well.
Have a lovely day everyone, take care, Jess xxx

Crewe Trish said...

The saying less is more certainly describes this beautiful card I have pinned it and will try later.

ursula said...

What an amazing idea for a background, this card is so beautiful Sue....luv Ursula xx

Patricia said...

Great card, love how you have used all the Dies.
Have a good day.
Patricia xxx

Paula said...

Well, I'm not the only one who looked at this card and smiled! :) It's lovely Sue, and I like the idea for the colour of the flowers, I've not really seen the Cloud colours, I must find out what they are all about.
Hugs to all in need of them today,
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

Sue MacFall said...

Hello Sue - I agree with you about this being bright and cheery. Many thanks for offering it to us and I hope to win it- it is lovely.
Sue Mac

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. This card is so sophisticated in it's simplicity. I would have to agree that the bright cheery colours would make you smile even without the addition of the die cut sentiment. Lovely.

Lisbeth

Crafti Moggie said...

Lovely card today Sue,

thank you

Lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

pear; x

Val Jones said...

Hi Sue, lovely happy bright card today Sue.
Love Val in Spain x

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a beautiful card and the colours and design are wonderful xx

Debs Cards xx

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card Sue.

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
very modern and beautiful...
Rolf xxx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Fantastic card love it just what I need today a card with a smile love your

perspective dies so good for all sorts of occasions.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Made me smile! Lovely

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a sweet card and colourful card. Very modern looking.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
I love this card and had a go at making something like it with the Happy die after catching a glimpse of it on Hochanda but now I have your instructions I can make a better job of it, thank you so much for sharing

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

CraftyJo said...

I can understand why you say it's one of your favourites - it's lovely :)

Martha Barnes said...

Hi, A contemporary look with lots of warmth. Just lovely!
Martha

Tami Grant said...

What a bright happy card. It would be great with glitter on the flowers too.

jean.phillips1 said...

Hi Sue, very bright and cheerful card today, love it! Love Jean xxx

June Smith said...

Hi Sue and all Wilsonettes, sorry I am late today, been out with hubby this morning and just got back. Well the card is a real winner, everyone should smile and you cannot resist doing so when you see the card, lovely, I like the way you have used the colour cloud behind it, I wonder what it would look like with the new polish paste, stunning.

Update on me is that I did have a much more comfortable night, only woke up 3 times, hopefully the additional medication is beginning to kick in, not sure if it is this or the pain killers I am taking but it certainly helps.

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

Meg Owen said...

Hello Sue,

Great colours,Lemon Meringue and Baked Peach.

Would work with a watercolour wash background too.

Love
Meg
xxxx

Gillyflower said...

Fantastic and really happy card - can't fail to bring a SMILE to your face! Wonderful Sue - hugs Gilly x

donna sherman said...

SWEET card!!! I LOVE it! The flowers and the colors say spring and I like the acetate on them!!! The big SMILE really makes it!!!! This card would make a perfect plaque to set on an easel on a desk when working!!!!!! GREAT card!!!

Tracy Stitt said...

Afternoon sue.
I love ur card today it's really cheered me up!!

I've had my first counselling session today now that all my treatments are finished I thought it best to have this too to help my emotions as they are running riot as I don't know what to do with myself now lol.
It went really well and all the tears flowed too. Another 7 sessions to go!!
At the hairdressers to see if she can thin down my new wig it's not sitting like my other two I just can't seem to wear it an be happy.

Love to all xx

Love to all

Pat James said...

Good afternoon sue,
I have to agree, this card is my favourite too, saw it at ally pally,in the flesh so to speak and I thought, WOW!!!, need to give this one a go.

Hope ur well,
Hugs pat xx

Pat James said...

Good afternoon sue,
I have to agree, this card is my favourite too, saw it at ally pally,in the flesh so to speak and I thought, WOW!!!, need to give this one a go.

Hope ur well,
Hugs pat xx

DeCor said...

Well Done Tracy S. When you look back you will see how well you have done. I know as been through it all as well. It is a very cheery card so hope it has brought a smile to you.

Hi Sue
Love todays card so very clever. It truly does bring a smile to my face. I want so many of your new dies, but alas, my Grand Calibur has broken so had to order a new machine. Still something to look forward to when I can get more of your great dies.

Kind of sunny here today though a bit B-r-r-r!
Have a great day.

terrie said...

Great looking colorful card.....I can't see why this card wouldn't put a smile on anyone face.
well done Sue and tfs

Jean said...

Very different and delightful! Love the colors!

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
....gorgeous card!!!.....it's one of my favourites too!!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

barbara macaskill said...

Such a colorful and fun card! Would love to hang this on my Wall of Honor! Thanks for the chance to!

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Gorgeous, bold and cheery card today. As others have said a great idea for batch cards too.

Where's the sunshine gone? It's cold dark and now we have hailstones! Good job we have this beautiful card to cheer us up and smile.

Thank you.

Love Helen xxx

gailgale said...

I love the colour on ty his card.
But I have to say it ia a little intimidating to me. I am not good at putting colours together and using inks.

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue,
What a fun card today! I just love those sweetheart flowers and I also love how bright and colourful you've made them. I know whoever is lucky enough to win this card is going to love it when they see it up close and personal :)
PAM: Did you see my post about the die-cuts? If you want to pm me on Facebook perhaps we could work something out :)
Bejay xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful cheerful flower card Sue.

gr karin van eijk

STELLA MUNN said...

Unusual & colourful. Ideal for a teenager card - we all know how hard they are to make for!!!! Definitely need to give this a go. Thanks Sue xx

Pauline A said...

Hi Sue, just what I needed..........a lovely cheery card with a great big SMILE. Keep warm everyone. Hugs xxx Pauline A

Elizabeth Harborne said...

Delightfully different. Simple and easy to achieve. I love it. Thank you, Sue , for another great idea.

Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue, a really cheerful card for such a dull day, and so different.
Wendyx

magpie said...

Hi Sue, this is a really fun card which would bring a smile to anyone's face x Love it! Love the colouring and how you did it x It's a bring on the rainbows card! xx Thank you Sue xx Love Karen xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

This is one of my favourite styles of your cards - particularly remember it done with butterflies and thought it stunning then. Added with the new big sentiment its just fab and would love to have the opportunity to win this one. Thanks for sharing....

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Happy, bright and different card today. It's lovely.
love to all
Maureen xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, this card certainly gives you something to smile about. I love the way you have raised the open petals on the acetate with the rainbow inking recessed below. Also love the names of the Colour Cloud inks - there should be a warning 'do not use when feeling hungry', Lemon Meringue mmmmm :-)

Frances

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. This card would make anyone smile, it is just so colourful & cheerful

Narrowboat girl

liz spooner said...

This is a very bright and cheery card today Sue.xx

Jan from Long Island said...

Good evening Sue and your amazing Wilsonettes. Love, love love this card...it absolutely made me smile? Thank you!!!

Have a restful night everyone!

Hugs to all! ❌⭕️❌⭕️

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I'm not surprised this is one of your favourites it's fab, really bright and cheerful.
Beverley W

greendragon said...

Love this card Sue. Very clean and simple but highly effective.

Julie Elli said...

That is lovely Sue! I really like the graduated colour in the background. Xx

Rachel Macfarlane said...

You make us all smile Sue with all the great dies, stamps and embossing folders.
Fantastic....
Luv Each :)

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Sorry about the predictor txt
Luv Rach :)

Rachel Macfarlane said...

Sorry about the predictor txt
Luv Rach :)

Pam said...

Hi Bejay, no Hun I didn't see your post, sorry. I'm not brilliant on Facebook but I will give it a try x

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
LOVE THE MODERN FEEL AND LOOK OF THIS CARD, NICE JOB
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXX

Theresa Pace said...

oh i remember this from ally pally. you were demoing it. it is very bright and cheery, hugs xx

Janice Robinson said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card and the colours really pop,love it.

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I'm a bit later today! A lovely , very different card! The colour cloud inks are lovely . I have the flowers but not the Smile Die, however , I do have the Happy one!
Would be very happy to win this one!!
Myra xxxx

lindagrady said...

Really like this simplified look and the gradient color scheme. Nicely done.

IVY Cheong said...

Lovely sweet card. Love it, Ivy C x

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
This is a gorgeous card today. I managed to see you make a card the same as this one at Ally Pally. Simply geaitiful.

June Fletcher said...

Hi Sue

You can't help but 'smile' when you see this card, great card

Smiles!!!

June x

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Oooh I LOVE this card !!! The "Smile" die looks fab. The black card makes the letters look glossy and bold. I love the random sweetheart flowers and they look so pretty and colourful with the different colour cloud inks you have used. I think using the acetate over the appertures makes them look smart and elegant to. You have finished the card perfectly by putting the black outline die cuts of the sweetheart flowers over the appertures. It really makes the card !!! This is a lovely, cheerful, colourful card. When I first saw it, the first thing I did was "smile" myself !!! It is an automatic reaction !!! Thank you Sue for posting another card using your "perspectives" dies. It is really fab. I recieved my winning Gemini Die today and it is lovely !!! Thank you so much Sue for all your kind generosity. Sending you lots of love and hugs from Tres x x x

Sending love to everyone from Tres x x x

Barbara said...

This is one of my favourite cards!
Absolutely gorgeous, love the colours and the fabulous SMILE die, it certainly does make you smile.

Dawn Holben said...

That is one beautiful and cheerful card and would put a smile on anyones face.
I love the delicate shading from flower to the next and is a perfect way to show of the lovely
smile die.

Betty McAlister said...

Evening Sue. The sweetheart flower die is such a pretty one and the multi colours are great. Certainly a card to smile about. X

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone,
Gorgeous card, love the colours behind.
Keep smiling and hugs to all.
Maria x

Littlelamb said...

Love this card Sue. I bought the did after watching you make a similar card at Ally Pally. Thanks for sharing, would love to own this card.

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue I love this card & your word die I have them on my want list
Love & Hugs Lynda Brock xxx

Very late so HUGS TO EVERYONE xxx

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

I adore this card, so colourful and I always enjoy a flower/background for up! I hope you're OK and after a busy few weeks with TV, Ally Pally and a release you are able to get in some down time. Big hugs from myself and the furry one xxx

June, glad there has been some improvement, I've been thinking of you, big hugs and I hope you continue to improve xxx

Tracy, it can't have been an easy today but I hope you get what you want from it, I can't begin to imagine what the last 6-7 months has been like for you and I'm sure everything you're doing will be of benefit to you. Big hugs

Lynda, Billy did ask me to send you and your crafty pets some big furry cuddles before he went to sleep, and there's big hugs from me too xxx

In and out of migraine and all the other neurological wonders last few days so while things are just tingly I thought I'd come by and say hi. Short and sweet though as it's late and I'd like to try get sleep in bed instead of flaking out where I'm sat because I didn't get there in time! P.A tomorrow and a big list of jobs to get through.

Sending big hugs to all finding life hard for whatever reason, I have plenty extra and a plus sized shoulder ;-) big hugs to my special blog friends too. I've missed you and your stories. Sending a big hug and goodnight wishes to one and all, see you soon as I can,

T xxx

Eunice said...

Sue you are right when you look at this card, you do smile!!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Lovely, cheerful card.

Sandy H said...

Fabulous. An real tonic. If I had these dies (and the Colour Clouds) I would try to make one like it just to cheer me up. Love the way you've created the sweep of colour.
Take care everyone.

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous card Sue

Anne

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

I love this Card and its simplicity. The flowers are lovely and I like your colouring. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Catwoman said...

Yippee!! I have the Sweetheart flowers, 'Smile' has just arrived - all I'm missing are the Cloud colours but I'm sure I can improvise so full steam ahead!! A lovely cheerful card with a modern feel - can't wait to have a go!!

Laura O' Connor said...

fab card Sue love the flowers so bright and pretty,Laura O

Craftycatty said...

I love this card... and yes the first thing it made me do was SMILE when I saw it.

Craftychris said...

Ooh this card is awesome! Love the flowers and the smile die is so cool! xxx

Vie Carter said...

I like these sweetheart flowers

Vie
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