Saturday, 18 June 2016

Filigree Thank You Card


Hi bloggers!  Today's video offering showcases both the configurations range and the Perspectives range of dies.  You can see just how well they work together too!

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

Donna Sherman!!!

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









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


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119 comments:

Pam said...

So beautiful, love this card.
Congratulations to Donna, enjoy
Bejay, glad you are enjoying your sisters visit even though the weather is not brilliant, we are back to cold and wet.
Tina, Mick will need time to adjust but he will get there, are you okay. You will always have our support and kind words
Elaine how us Andrew doing. Miss you and also Tracey and Dad, sending caring hugs.
Sandy hope the lung function tests go okay.
Have a good weekend everyone

Dragonsnap2, Hinckley said...

Beautiful card again today. Love the colours.
Congratulations to Donna.
D x

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card like vet the colour.
Nancyd xx

nancyd said...

Sorry forgot to say congratulations Donna.

Eunice said...

I absolutely love this card it is so whimsical!!!

Karen Derbyshire said...

Lovely card Sue

hollyberry said...

Such a gorgeous card.
Congratulations to Donna.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, I am liking todays card very much indeed, elegant is the word that springs to mind, these gemini dies are wonderful.

Congratulations Donna

I hope everyone is feeling in good spirits, Pam, Tracey, Mick, Tina, Elaine and Andrew, and everyone else who has problems of one sort or another I send my best wishes.

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

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Sue. Congratulations to Donna. JJxx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A great video and a beautiful card, Thank you.
Congratulations to Donna.
Take care and have a good weekend Kitty.

Jan.moogie said...

gorgeous girly thank you card Sue love it and will watch video later. Have a great day,hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Morning Sue
Thanks for a great video and beautiful card.
jan

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw x congratulations to Donna

Crafti Moggie said...

Beautiful lacy card today Sue, yum, yum! Love it,

thank you,

lots of love and craftihappiness everyone,

Pearl xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Lovely card and a great video. Congratulations to Donna. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Karen Drew said...

Beautiful card. Lovely colours
Luv
Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. This is a gorgeous card. The colours are beautiful and very girly looking. I recieved my happy birthday dies yesterday and i cant wait to play with them today. Congratulations to Donna on winning Wednesdays beautiful card. Thanks for another great video. Have a lovely weekend.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
a beautiful feminine card in gorgeous colours, gemini dies are just so versatile and pretty, will watch the video later, I am having a good play with my frames and B set at the moment, they are so good and my desk is buried,
Congratulations Donna, enjoy your lovely card
I hope you are having a good weekend
hugs
Muriel x

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the colours and all the filigree detail.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Another beautiful card, not my choice for colour but it does work really well.
Have a great day
Patricia x

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
Wow a beautiful lacy card today, it's lovely.
Congratulations to Donna.
I'm off to Duxford Air museum today, our Grandaughter is 6 today and wants to see the spitfires on her birthday.
Enjoy your day
Maggie

auscrafts said...

Another lovely card

carol quinn said...

Beautiful card, love the colour too
Congratulations Donna
Carol

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi Sue, and congratulations to Donna on your delightful win, enjoy your Sue card they are very precious.

A smiley card today Sue full of frilly loveliness. I did it Sue, as painful as it was I did it !! What did you do I hear you wondering - well, I gave one of your dies the dreaded snip ! Well as I've not got the Wellington die and wanted a similar shape, I snipped my Ravello die, yes I know it's more pointed but I cut - oh my word I'm coming out in a sweat just reliving the whole traumatic procedure, c - t them just below where the pattern repeats and staggered them round the Gillian die so they were glued to the solid edge (I know what I mean) ! Lol. It looked quite pretty when I'd done but I had to go and lie down in a dark room afterwards to get my heart rate back to normal - phew, talk about trauma Sue. Still I did it, will I do it again ? Maybe, when I've come to terms with it ☺ so I may not have the Wellington in my life but thanks to you I could improvise.
So I will finish today's comment by mopping my brow after reliving my traumatic time with that poor little die and send you my usual hugs for the day xx

Tina T said...

Hi Sue and crafters all,
Beautiful card today -Thank you Sue!!!!
Just made this card last night in navy and white.
Hope weather is kind to me today as driving from Hull to Weymouth for 2 weeks holiday
Love and crafty hugs
Tina T xxxx

Anonymous said...

Nice card, Sue, love the rose colour and lacy look generally. Bootiful!! Thanks for another great video.
Nanna Tina, thinking of you up so early and wondering how the day will go - take time for yourself if you can.
Tracy, Elaine, missing friends - hugs.
Steph - sorry don't know how I missed saying Happy Anniversary - nice pressies!
Well done to Donna on the card win.

'P' in Wales

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Such a lovely feminine and filigree card. Love it. Will watch video later.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Wow so delicate really like the laciness on this one. I adore the colour way but this would look good in any colour combination. I make smaller cards but think this design could be adapted size-wise.
Regards
Heather

Debra K. said...

A lovely card in pretty colours! Congratulations to Donna on her win. Debra x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Love your gorgeous card. Congratulations to Donna. Have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card today, love the colour. Your dies are so versatile. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx

Hugs to Tracey and dad Elaine and Andrew xxx
Tina mick has been away from home so long and you've kept the home going as well as rushing around looking after everyone and visiting him in hospital, it will take you both time to get back to your routine, make time for you and you know where we are if you need to offload, we understand xxx
Maggie have a lovely day with your granddaughter xxx
Tina T safe journey, weather down south is a bit more promising today so they say, Weymouth is a lovely place to visit xxx

A Happercrafter6 said...

A pretty card Sue.
Jan
Northampton

hazel young said...

Lovely card Sue x xhazel

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Loving todays card the dies are just so versatile.
Well done Donna,enjoy your card.

Thank you to all who have given prayers and wishes to Andrew and myself , he did have a couple more problems earlier in the week but after having more tests and a scan we are pleased all is well and yesterday we saw a great improvement in him .
He has had all the staples out and the last intravenous bag was going on last night so he has to start to eat more now ,he has had no appetite at all so { his wife is going to take in a bottle of Tomato Ketchup as a tempter } i hope it works .
His color is good ,he can now get out of bed on his own and is walking to the bathroom slowly.
So all in all i think all your prayers have helped my lovely boy to come through this mammoth operation and on the road to being back home soon, shame it wont be for Fathers day but Daniel will be seeing his dad tomorrow .

I wish you all a lovely weekend , and lots of hugs .
Take Care
Elaine H X

TDQ Karen said...

So pretty, really like this. Congratulations to the weekly winner

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card, really lovely-I'm going to try to re-create this card using the Happy Birthday perspective dies.

Congrats to the card winner.

Michele

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue, Absolutely stunning card I love how it looks a bit like vintage lace, very feminine. Congratulations to Donna. Yvonne xx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card. Congrats to the winner.
B xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
lovely card and clever use of the adornments - wouldn't have thought of that combination. So thanks for sharing.

Narrowboat girl said...

Hi Sue. A lovely lacy card. Love the colour as well. You always manage to get my creative juices flowing

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, very feminine. Love the colour scheme too. Really does look like old lace.
Congratulations to Donna.
Love and hugs to all, Alison xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, love the colour.
Well done to Donna.
Lydia
X

doreenj said...



What a gorgeous colour, and a superb card,





Doreen x

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous. I am looking forward to watching the video later with a nice cup of tea. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Chris Curry said...

Lovely card Sue. With that sentiment it shows appreciation. Thank you. Xx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
A lovely lacy card in such a pretty colour.
Lesley S x

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
What a pretty card.Love the lacy effect.
Anne M xxx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Gorgeous card, love the colour.
Rosemary xx

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue
Lovely intricate looking card, thank you for the video X X X

marg said...

Hello Sue!
Lovely card I will watch the Video now whilst the picture is in my head!
Congrats to Donna
Love Marg

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue.
A beautiful card in such a pretty colour.x

Anne said...

Love the colours you have used, Sue. A pretty card.

Anne (Northampton)

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Love all the girlie frilliness on today's card and the colour scheme really makes it all pop...I shall be trying something similar as soon as I get my hands on the HB Perspective set...

Congratulations to Donna...

Izzy

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a glorious card full of pretty laziness, just up my street. Such a clever use of your dies yet again, thank you for all your amazing ideas. Will be watching the video later. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Karen M said...

Good morning Sue
Beautiful card,beautiful colour,really like these die's
Thank you
Best wishes
Karen M

June Horrocks said...

Just stunning sue love the dies the colours so beautiful thank you sue love always
June Horrocks xxxx
Congratulations Donna

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, such a pretty card to start the weekend, I don't have many Configuration Dies, but I really think I need some more
Wendyx

Marianna Hammer said...

Thank you for a lovely video. What a beautiful card! And not at all difficult to make. Thank you :)

Kate's Cards said...

Pretty! xxx

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card Sue.

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, a beautiful card design this morning I love how its different from your last one but rather similar in layout. hugs Shirleyxxx

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card, love the colours and layout. Will catch up with the video later. Have a great day all. Bx

Lisbeth said...

Morning Sue. Love the colours used in this card. It reminds me a bit of lacy petticoats. I love the way you have used the dies to frame the sentiment.

Lisbeth

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow another stunner, lovely colour

Anonymous said...

Great video demonstrating such a beautiful card. love the colour as well. Thank you for sharing your expertise with us Sue. love yvonnebennettxx

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Really pretty card today sue x the combination of the dies is fantastic and creates such a girlie frilly card x you are such an inspiration sue x
Congratulations donna xxx
Take care everyone and sending squishy hugs to all x
Theresa w xxx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
What a very pretty card so feminine
congrats to the card give away winner
thanks for sharing with us
Sarah xxxx

Alison Thorne said...

Lovely card Sue - will go and make a cup of tea and settle own to watch your video. Have a lovely weekend everyone xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, another lovely card, will watch video later.
Well done Donna, enjoy Sues card
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card, love the colours. A big thank you to you for everything you do it's very much appreciated. Congratulations to Donna on winning your Wednesday card
Elaine glad to hear Andrew is making such good progress
Caring hugs to Tracy and dad and to Nanna Tina and Mick xx

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Fabulous card, pretty colours and great video thanks for sharing.
Congratulations to Donna
Hugs x
Heather T

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Very pretty in pink with all the lacy detail. Congratulations to the very lucky card winner.

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Beautiful card so elegant and pretty.

Congrats to the card winner

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Crafty Cruiser said...

Busy but really lovely

gwen70 said...

Gorgeous card Sue

SueJ said...

Really lovely Sue, love the colour of the background paper.

Congratulations Donna, enjoy your card.
Have a great weekend everyone.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I love the colour and the lacy effect. Thanks for sharing.
Pam, thank you for your good wishes.
Elaine, so good to hear of Andrews progress.
Congratulations to Donna on winning the card.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning sue what a beautiful card and the design is wonderful
Have a lovely day

Debs Cards xxx

hettygarlick said...

Beautiful card and the colour is lovely.

Suemac said...

Beautiful card

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a really pretty, lacy card and I love the colour combination.

Donna - Congratulations on being the Wednesday Winner, enjoy your beautiful card.
Elaine - Good news that Andrew is improving so quickly.
Steph - How brave were you! Hope you have recovered and are ready to try again :-)
Nanna Tina - Mick will take time to settle back in, just take it easy and look after yourself as well.

So many Wilsonettes struggling at the moment, thinking of you all.

Frances

Gloria Robey said...

Hi Sue ,just got back from looking after our 2 grandchildren & 2 dogs !! I need a rest after 2 weeks away, had fun but very tired. Such a beautiful card, I now need to add Rovello striplet to my wish list which is endless . Thank you Sue .Gloria (Sidcup ) xx Hugs to all x

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, not for me this card not sure why, maybe too busy but we all like different things. Happy Saturday Hugs Elaine

weefortune said...

Hi Sue, not for me this card not sure why, maybe too busy but we all like different things. Happy Saturday Hugs Elaine

Paula said...

Brilliant card Sue, I love it! Congratulations to today's winner.
Hugs to anyone in need of them today,
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card again Sue and congrat to the winner

gr karin van eijk

June Fletcher said...

Hi Sue

This is such a beautiful card

Have a great weekend

Congratulations to Donna

June x

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Today's card reminded me that when I saw the Thank You Dies I didn't think I liked them very much! It's always the same , however, in that you make me change my mind completely when I see them in action ! Beautiful card today - thank you!
Happy Birthday Norah - have a super day!
Congratulations Donna!
Elaine - good news about Andrew! We'll keep praying!
Tracy - miss you! Love to you and Dad!
Nanna Tina - try not to wear yourself out!
Have a good weekend everyone, especially you Sue! X

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the card I love lacy cards. love Jean Z xxxx

gailgale said...

Lovely, Lovely, Lovely!!!

Vie Carter said...

Just beautiful

Vie
x

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Lovely. Great die combo

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the lacy look.
Thank you for the demo.
Véronique L

barbara macaskill said...

Lovely card and congratulations to Donna!

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Another beautiful card today, thank you.
Love to Tina, Elaine and Tracy.
June 21st nearly upon us Pat L, fingers crossed for Sarah.
love to all
Maureen xx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

I think this is very pretty delicate Card. I did not recognise the Ravello die at first, lovely colour. Thanks for sharing.

Congratulations Donna Sherman.

Best wishes

Scottydog said...

A lovely Lacey card, which is set off beautifully by the dusty rose card. Thank you sue for all your inspiration.

When you return to the UK can you please bring some sunshine with you? It has been such a dull, dark, miserable day today, don't know what has happened to summer at the moment!

Congratulations Donna, a card to treasure.

karenlotty said...

Lovely card Live the colour of that background card

Tressa said...

Lovely card. Like the delicate Lacey feel to it. not seen this colour card before, very nice!

Teresa

Craftychris said...

Gorgeous lacy look card! xxx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Gorgeous card ! Have not got the dies but who knows,
one day perhaps :-)

Congratulations Donna for winning the Beautiful Wednesday card x

Tracy- hope you are ok,sending you a hug x
Pam- hope you taking it easy, no rushing around yet x
Lorraine F- hope your fog have lifted and you have a good weekend,
can't say do that this wet and dark weather helping much for
us with Fibromyalgia. Sending you a special hug x
Yvonne and Lorraine- very quiet from you two. I hope you
not in to much pain after talking to eachother, group hug x
Nanna Tina- it's a lot of changes for Mick at the moment so
he will hopefully settle in at home again soon. You take care x
Wheelybad- sending gentle hugs to you and hope your migraines
are staying away for when you are out and about, take care x
Elaine- glad Andrew doing so well after all he have gone through,

Quite a few of friends are missing so I hope you are
alright and will be back one day, you are missed x
Have a good weekend all, hugs Maria x

liz spooner said...

This is gorgeous Sue lovely colours.xx

Jean said...

Wow - so pretty!

Suebak said...

Never thought of using the configurations and perspectives together like this. Beautiful.

Susan x

Berina RGA said...

Such a beautiful card!! The die cuts are awesome, as always!! Love the color combo!!
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Barbara said...

fabulous card Sue, love the colours and the die combination.

DeCor said...

Beautiful card today. Love the combination of dies and colours.

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

You provide me with some of the most enjoyable 10mins or so in my week Sue , and today was no exception. What a stunning example of your talent, I love the use of the Ravello as a background enhancement, whilst the Milford adornment is beautifully intricate as a base for the main event. I was admittedly wary of the perspective dies feeling that there uses would be rather limiting for me when in actual fact you have proved that the only limit was my own imagination. I now adore them, particularly the happy birthday die, and I am convinced of their merit. I really like the colour palette, is that raspberry/plum Foundations card or is it from your own stash?, whatever, it's lovely.
Been missing for a couple of days due to a few hospital appointments taking up my time and tiring me out in the process. Had good news about my heart though, whilst my cholesterol is still very high, my risk of another heart attack is minimal since my heart is normal size and shape and the valves are functioning as expected:-) So, apart from an annual check up, I don't need to alter my diet or worry about risking heart disease any time soon.
Feeling rather tired today, Darcey was a little minx last night scratching and crying until after 1 am when I eventually gave in and let her out....it's a full moon and that plays havoc with her behaviour, either that or the dirty stop out has a boyfriend! She sauntered back at 4am, got on my bed and demanded plenty of cuddles before she settled until after 9am so my bags weren't as bad as they could have been I suppose...be thankful of small mercies:-)
Brodie had a productive morning, I had just finished my breakfast when he arrived back for his food, or so I thought....as I approached him I noticed that he appeared rather smug and had brought an object home with him. Upon closer inspection, I was dismayed to discover that it was actually a blackbird:-( It was motionless so I feared the worst, but suddenly it darted towards my mums scooter in the hallway and hid underneath. Relieved, my mum locked Brodie in another room and gently gathered the bird up and set her free, she flew away a bit dazed but alright thankfully. It's the worst part of being a owned by cats but you can't berate them because it's a present and a sign that they love you....at least Brodie always brings them back alive for us:-)
Maria, do not fear, there were no casualties or bloodshed following my last conversation with Yvonne:-) in fact, I think I have her well trained now so perhaps a visit in September won't put me in any immediate danger:-) It's a risk worth taking if I get to meet you, fellow Wilsonettes, and most of all the wonderful Suexxxx
Pam, glad you're feeling better again but be kind to yourself and don't put yourself under any strainxxx
Nana Tina, how wonderful that Mick is finally home, it will take some adjustments for you both though so take it one day at a time, glad things are moving in the right direction for you though:-)
Elaine, how heartening to hear of Andrews progress, he's been through such a lot, I hope he enjoys spending some time with his son tomorrow:-)
Yvonne, since I didn't notice any reports of civil disturbances and riots yesterday, I'm assuming that your day at Clarity with Barbara Gray passed without issue:-) Hope you enjoyed yourself and that it hasn't tired you out too muchxxxx
Pat, thinking of you and Sarah as her date for surgery approachesxxx
Hugs to our missing friends, Beth, Rebecca, Jan, Linda, Deb c and Tracy
Cuddles also to Lorraine, Alison, Frances, Wheely bad, P and Theresa , plus anyone in need of a good old squeezexxxx

Crafty hugs

Laine1972xxxx

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty, I like the colours.

Littlelamb said...

Love this card Sue. Like the colours. Thank you for sharing this with us.

Dawn Holben said...

I am late with my comments today, been busy getting things done ready as i am going into hospital tomorrow, so will look forward to watching the video when i get home.

This is a beautiful card, i love how versatile your dies are and love
that gorgeous colour.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Such a pretty card!!!
Love
Sam
xxxxx

Betty McAlister said...

Hi Sue. Love this beautiful card. Colours too. Will watch video when time permits. Congratulations to Donna on winning your gorgeous card, lucky lady. X

Theresa said...

Oh wow I think it is us who should be thanking you Sue
What a wonderful , delicate card love everything about it just perfect .
Hugs to all that need one
Theresa G xx

Sandy H said...

Beautiful card. Love the lacy look you've created and the pretty pink though I'm sure this design would look good in lots of other colours.
Well done Donna.
Take care everyone.

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card and your layout is fabulous along with your color choice.

Laura O' Connor said...

lovely card ,love the way you put dies together ,a great card ,Laura O

julie laz said...

Hi sue, lovely card, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx