Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

Hi bloggers!  Today's card giveaway is one of the demos from my past shows in June.  It is always nice when I have an duplicate card to giveaway!  I selected milk card for the background and cut two wide strips and embossed them with the Jacobean Floral embossing folder.  I matted both pieces with a thin milk mat and added mounting foam to the backs.  I cut two of the Belgian Borders in milk and used them on the inside strips of the borders, but since the borders were shorter in length than the embossed strips, I cut them and placed the pieces to the inside top and bottom of the strips,  The centre section where the cut edges were I was easily able to cover with the focal element.  I stamped the Sweet Summer Stamp To Die For in black and used Distress markers to colour it.  I covered it with a sticky adhesive sheet and glittered it with Diamond Snow then cut it out with the matching Antwerp die shape.  I cut the centre out as well to create a frame.  I added a decorative centre using the Brussels die in milk card and seated the frame over it with mounting foam.  I added a sentiment cut from the centre oval.  Finally the card was accented with milk and blush coloured Poppies of various sizes cut from the Exquisite Poppy die set and a messy bow of ivory satin ribbon.  Milk mats and layered were added to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 7" x  8 1/2" in size.
Please leave a comment to be included in the drawing to win this one.  There will be a slight delay in announcing the winner as we start a five day blog launch for the next die release here in the morning!  I will announce the winner of this card after the blog launch has finished.






























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172 comments:

Pam said...

Stunning card for the Wednesday giveaway, someone will be delighted.
Lynda, hope all goes well with the angiogram, Robbie is doing great, he has just completed six weeks as a camp counsellor for sick children, that was where he was going the day he had his terrible accident. He still requires a wheelchair at times, can walk some distance with walking sticks which he prefers to crutches but his internal organ damage has not healed, however he doesn't let it stop him, he is now back at college and living on campus. The kids adored him and he was a role model for them. He is our hero.
Tina t and Mick, hope today is better for you.
Elaine, my daily wishes for you and Andrew, Tina T and Peter too, I hope for a better day for you.
Myra, you are always nice, if a bit mischievous with the Princesses at times.
Sandy welcome back.
Tracey, hope the trip to Ireland is not tiring you out. Remember you may leave dads ashes in the land of his ancestors but he lives in your heart.
Hugs to all.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card would be a delight to win it.
Nancyd xx

hollyberry said...

Oohh what a pretty card. It is so beautiful,love the colours. Someone is going to be so lucky to win this one!

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous card! I love the textures and layers!

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, beautiful card today for a giveaway.

Pam, I keep meaning to ask after Robbie, so pleased you have added comments about him today, you must be so proud of what he has achieved following the accident, what an inspiration he is to everyone including all the sick children, also to being back at college and living on campus, fantastic news, made my day. sending hugs to him xx

Tracy - Pam has left a lovely comment for you regarding your Dad, it brought tears to my eyes (remembering my own wonderful Dad) but so true.

Sending best wishes and hopefully happy times for Lynda, Tina and Mick, Elaine and Andrew, Tina T and Peter, Princess Pixie, Myra, Yvonne and anyone else I have forgotten.

Going to get ready for my craft club this morning, doing Sue's shaker card, I made 4 of them yesterday all with a bit of a difference and am pleased how they turned out - I did have a problem getting the acetate to stick to acetate even with the CS glue, but got it to work in the end with some dst and the glue, so happy with it.

Who is going to watch the para Olympics - come on Team GB xxx

Looking forward to the blog launch tomorrow Sue.

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

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
what a stunning card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw x

gailgale said...

Beautiful card!!!!

gailgale said...

Beautiful card!!!!

Kasia bigaj said...

This is a show stopper card.i love the glittery coves stamped flower. Great idea. Beautiful effect.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card, beautiful in every way & with those little poppies which are divine. Yvonne xx

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Sue, so pretty.
Pam so pleased Robbie is doing so well .Hes a remarkable young man. JJxx

Jan on the Fosse said...


Beautiful really beautiful.Jan x

Crafti Moggie said...

Beautifull and colourful card today Sue, love the sparkle over the stamped image too,

thank you,

Pearl xx

Netty The Runner said...

Stunning card, love the embossing board.
Annette x

Tina T said...

Good morning Sue and crafters all,
Beautiful is all I can say about this card!!!!!
Sue as the sentiment says. "You're amazing"
Looking forward to the new launch of your dies!!!!!!!!
Peter eating better , but still up and down in the night, he is sleeping at the moment.


Thank you Pam and June Smith for your daily thoughts they help me through knowing I have an extended crafting family.
Love and crafty hugs
Tina T xxxx😀😀

Donna Golby said...

Wonderful card. I think my mojo has returned. Or else watching lots of craft over the summer has sunk in and given me a boost.
Can't wait for the blog launch. But will wait til you are on hochanda to get anything. I usually buy what I fancy then find the bundles you offer include one die I've got and so does the other bundle. And the best savings are with the bundles or when the dies are released Shame we can't do pick and pick.

Have a great day

Donna

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. What a beautiful giveaway card, boy we are sooo lucky to be given the chance to own this gorgeous sample. My Wednesday win a few years ago may have been one of the festive samples but it's on show in my craft room all year round and it reminds me just how lucky I was to find Particraft and you.
We shall be starting out few days away later and I was concerned that the hotel wouldn't have free WiFi, but after reading through their website, I'm chuffed that I will be able to see your wonderful inspirational samples for your new collection. Each new launch is successful and standing room only for 5 days, but these new dies are just amazing and I'm so excited for you as I'm sure your nerves will be starting to tingle a little, but don't be nervous Sue, they will be a sure sell out in no time at all.
I'm sending my usual hugs to you for today and hope it's a worry free happy day for you xxx

Donna Golby said...

Meant pick and mix

Donna

Dragonsnap2 said...

Stunning card.
Currently on holiday in Belgium and France so the wifi can be hit and miss. Really pleased that it's okay where we are at the moment so I can catch up on these cards. Weather is making up for it though. In the thirties again today and stunning hotel for a few nights.
D x

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue. Todays giveaway card is beautiful. Looking forward to the start of your blog launch tomorrow. Marion S x

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Gorgeous card, love the way you've cut the borders and then hidden the gap.
Pam, thanks for the update on Robbie, what an amazing young man. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

A Happercrafter6 said...

Lovely card again Sue.
Jan
Northampton

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue.
Such a pretty card, I love the beautiful stamped centrepiece.
You must have been incredibly busy, it seems only yesterday that you launched your Christmas range of dies and here you are with another collection!!!! I'm really looking forward to seeing all the wonderful inspiration, I just hope my wishlist can take the strain! X

Teresa c said...

Loverly card sue I do like these stamps xx

Marion Bull said...

Lovely card today that will make someone very happy! Looking forward ti the launch - I'm already in a quandary out what I can afford and what I want. So glad to hear good news on the health front for some of you. Crafty hug
Maggie B

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue lovely card!
BarbaraV

rosiejt said...

Lovely card again! Looking forward to your blog launch and to seeing how you use the dies. I have 3 pre-ordered (so far!).

Linda Graham said...

Pretty card Sue,seen some of your new collection WOW,cant wait to see your samples,thank you,Linda x

DeCor said...

Hi Sue
What a breathtaking card today. I lover everything about it. I am going to use your clever way of doing the background. I don't have all these dies but can see how I should be able to adapt it to what I do have. Thank you again. Really looking forward to your new launch. It will go great!!

Barbara (C) said...

Love the addition of colour through the stamped element. Overall a stunning card today.

Maria Illsley said...

What a lovely card the stamp really pops against the milk background.
You new release of dies looks great I can't wait to see your cards xxx

Debra K. said...

What a wonderful card to give away! Lovely stamping and colouring finished beautifully with the diamond snow. I love the cascade of poppies falling down the card. Debra x

djones said...



What a stunner!!!! Don't have all the dies you used, but different ones, so should look just as good!!

Looking forward to the launch!!!!



Doreen x

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card thank you.
Sue I will be on holiday next week with no internet so I will have to catch up when I get home.
Take care all Kitty.

Annie Pennington said...

Lovely card for the giveaway today Sue. I do like that embossing folder. Looking forward to the launch of the new dies. I have seen them available for pre-order and a couple have made their way onto he wishlist that never ends...

Annie P
xxx

Sunset Bay said...

Another beautiful card for today's giveaway Sue. Would love to win it xxx

lilian said...


Hi Sue, as usual a very beautiful card, your flowers are always so perfect, in design and placement.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Beautiful card for your giveaway today, the touch of colour is just lovely.
Stephanie, Pat and Diane, yes the perfume is delightful, I can imagine bouquets of freesias, a vase in the lounge room leaves that lovely scent wafting around the house.
Looking forward to the launch, I am trying not to peek at the pre order sites and wait for the surprise on our blog. Hope I can last out lol !!!
hugs
Muriel x

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Lovely card as always. Bring on the blogathon!

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love it. I am looking forward to seeing all your new dies it is very exciting. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Kathy Baker said...

Morning Sue this is a lovely card with so much detail and I really like the Jacobean embossing folder I will have to buy this one
Kathy B x

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card-love the shot of colour. Looking forward to seeing your new dies & the lovely cards you will have to show us for inspiration.

Michele

Chris Curry said...

A beautiful, feminine card Sue, very pretty. Thank you. Xx

auscrafts said...

Beautiful card for the giveaway

Anonymous said...

Lovely card for the giveaway, Sue, looking forward to your launch - they roll round so quickly. Like most, have already seen the collection but when you show the samples
always change my mind about favourites!
Pam - Robbie such an inspiration and so good to hear he's doing brilliantly.
Happy holiday, Steph, hope you get the WiFi.
Hugs to all.

'P' in Wales

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A very beautiful card.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card . love Jean Z xxx

Sandy VRD said...

What a pretty card. Would love the chance to win.

Jan.moogie said...

Such a beautiful card Sue love it. Have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I remember this card, it is beautiful. Looking forward to the launch of your new dies. I find it do much easier to choose when I see what can be done with them.

Love Rosemarie X X

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous card,beautiful focal element.
B xx



Betty McAlister said...

Morning Sue.
Beautiful card. The pretty flower stamp just lifts the background snd once again those poppies are lovely x

sharon casey said...

Good morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
Another stunning card and a gorgeous give away to some lucky person
Hope all is well and love and hugs to all that need it
Sharon
xxx

Scottydog said...

Such a pretty & dainty card. Like the way you have split the embossed card in two,, just gives a bit of variation.
Looking forward to the blog die launch, it is always good to see what can be done with the dies, they look so different sitting in their packets.

Katherine Kerry said...

Morning
Another beautiful card Sue, such inspiration. Just love looking at your posts to see what gorgeousness you come up with next xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card, love the stamp and dies. Looking forward to seeing the new release in action :-) Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Anonymous said...

Stunning card Sue love this colour scheme.
V.C.Cumbria x

Beryl Treble said...

A lovely card Sue.

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card. Your poppy dies are my 'go to's' at the moment. Love them.
SueL x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

At first glance I thought you'd made us a real gatefold card!...lol...but no matter that it isn't, it's still gorgeous and I love that sparkled up frame around the sentiment - would love to win this, keeping fingers crossed.

Muriel - I thought you weren't allowed to grow anything other than native Aussie plants?...I'm pretty sure that I saw non-native plants being confiscated by Customs officers on some reality show once...but I was thinking about your bluebells yesterday as I was planting some in my garden, (nursery-grown bulbs, I didn't dig them up from the wild!))and will be doing the same this afternoon as it's a lovely late Summer's day here...

Izzy

karenlotty said...

Beautiful card in a beautiful colour New dies - how exciting It's my birthday next month....

carol quinn said...

Absolutely gorgeous card
Carol

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A beautiful card foe the giveaway, somebody will do a happy dance when they win it.
Looking forward to seeing your new dies in action.
Lydia
X

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today and a good tip for joining the boarders, my brain would have taken ages to work that out! Your stamps are lovely, even mote so when covered in bling! Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam it's lovely to have an update on Robbie, what a corageous and inspirational young man. It's so good to hear he is doing so well.xxx
June yes we will be watching and cheering team GB on, again so inspirational and I love the 'yes I can' anthem, so true! Xxx
Sending hugs for Tina and Mick Tina and Peter Elaine and Andrew and a big hug for Tracey xxxx

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, that is truly a beautiful card this morning I do love the design of it and your stamp is gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Suemac said...

Another beautiful card

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful card and one I would love to win!
Janette x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This card is exquisite! There'll be a very lucky and happy winner, that's for sure.
Hugs, Rose

Lisbeth said...

Morning Sue. What a stunning card. Love the Jacobean floral embossing folder - another item for my wish list. Although I am not such a fan of the channel cards as you are, I really like this one because it is a little but different. Thanks for the inspiration.

Lisbeth

Deborah Artliff said...

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

Vicky said...

Stunning as always Sue....and I cannot wait to see dies and stamps in action...I've already pre-ordered mine :)

Vicky xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a simply beautiful card, what a giveaway! Love the embossing and the borders and also the pretty flower stamp, which has definitely inspired me to do more stamping! Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

June Horrocks said...

This is s wowser sue I love it so preety just beautiful thank you for sharing
Love you June Horrocks xxxx

June Fletcher said...

Morning Sue

The way you have designed this card is so beautiful. The delicate shade of the poppies is so very pretty

June x

Helen Jones said...

Hi a beautiful card love it best wishes Helen

gwen70 said...

Stunning card, love the embossing folder

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW This is a stunning card. Beautiful colours and dies. The e/b folder is gorgeous as is those poppy flowers. Looking forward to the new die release, couldnt wait to see your inspiration and have ordered some of them and its a good job i did as there are some of them already sold out, so they are a big hit especially the baby ones which is what i have been waiting for you to design. Thank you Sue. See you tomorrow for all of your gorgeous samples.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Rosie said...

Hi Sue
I love, love today's card. It is absolutely stunning.
Good luck with the launch tomorrow and cannot wait to see the samples...
Love Rosie from Chorley....xxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card once again. Looking forward to see your samples using the new dies, have pre-ordered one and will watch for your take on it.
Heather R Oxfordshire

SueJ said...

A really lovely card for today's giveaway.
Love the way it has been put together.

Good luck with the launch Sue, have seen some of the new dies they are lovely.

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
an amazing and elegant card today...
To be honest I saw the new dies and ordered the one with the butterfly frame already because I´m sure that it will be sold out very quickly.
Rolf xxx

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue ,another stunning card .I love the way you have used the Belgian Boarders on this card. Can't wait to see what you have done with your new dies. Good Luck Gloria (Sidcup) xx

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card to win , good luck everyone. Looking forward to the big Launch tomorrow.

Pam i don't know who Robbie is but he sounds a fantastic caring guy.

Tina and mick , hope you have a good day .

June enjoy your happy crafting day.

Thank you for your continued support everyone ,hugs to all

Elaine H X

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, very elegant, someone will be thrilled to receive this.
Looking forward to the launch of your new collection.
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

Wendy L said...

Love this one Sue, xxxx

TDQ Karen said...

Stunning card, love all the little details

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Beautiful card,love everything about it,must have a go at something similar,
Thank you
Best wishes
Karen M

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Beautiful card Sue, love everything about it.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card, love all the textures.

Kate from Kendal x

IVY Cheong said...

Good morning Sue,

Beautiful card! Love the exquisite poppy dies it's got to be my favourite. Ivy C x

Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely card.
Rosemary xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card. I would love to win it!
Véronique L

hettygarlick said...
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hettygarlick said...

I love cards involving Stamps to Die For, and this is just beautiful. Can't wait to see the new dies!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, love the flowers on this one.
Beverley W

Champagne Dvine said...

Stunning as ever Sue

Champagne Dvine said...

Stunning as ever Sue

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Gorgeous card I'd love to win it! I'm looking forward to the launch of your new collection

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Stunningly beautiful card for the giveaway I put all my stash away after finishing the male cards so need to make a list of the next batch and get my stash out again
Mick had a sleepy day but did manage to eat quite well while eating for his food to cook he was eating mini chocolate cakes and after his main meal and some afters he had 6 mini chocolate rolls so nothing wrong with his appetite, a reasonable night and has eaten his breakfast and is dozing off now
Thank you all for you thoughts and wishes
Happy crafting
Love and hugs to everyone
Love Tina xxxxx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Beautiful card yet again. A great tip about making the borders fit. Still awaiting my lattice frames arrival, hopefully today.

Looking forward to your blog die launch tomorrow and seeing your amazing samples.

Tracy, thinking of you, hope today goes well.

Love Helen xxx

foxyg said...

Beautiful card Sue, as always.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous card,it's going to be one very lucky follower who wins this, love the stamp and the beautiful poppies.
Pam, good to hear Robbie doing well, you all must be very proud of him
Sending big hugs to Tracy, Wheelybad, Maria, Elaine, Nanna Tina, Tina T and anyone else who ends one, wishing you better days

Hugs and best wishes everyone
Pat

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. Lots of intricate detail and gorgeous poppies.

Tami Grant said...

The layers and texturing of this card are wonderful Sue.

Elaine Lonie said...

Morning Sue, stunning card as always, love your dies and embossing folders x

Suebak said...

Amazing card Sue. Love the way you have placed the poppies from top right to bottom left. Gives a nice flow to the card. Thanks.

Susan x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, this is a really charming card and I love the way the Diamond Snow gently mutes the colouring on the stamp. Poppies are gorgeous as always. I am looking forward to seeing all your lovely samples on the blog launch. I have visitors coming on Friday for the week-end (most inconsiderate of them to choose this time lol) so my comments may be somewhat erratic but I will be here even if it is at odd times.

Pam - good to hear that Robbie is doing so well, an inspiration to everyone.

Frances

Paula said...

This is the perfect card for you Sue, the sentiment describes you perfectly! You are amazing, you give your cards away to us, you do blog launches and give away your dies, you give us ideas and inspiration, how amazing is that?
The card is stunning, very unusual and someone is going to be very lucky.
Hugs to all in need of them today,
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue, what a pretty card, the stamp is really lovely particularly with your colouring. Looking forward to seeing cards with all you new dies. The baby ones have particularly caught my eye. Love from Jackie xx

JennyH said...

Stunning as usual Sue, thanks for the chance to win your beautiful card : )

ursula said...

This is just so pretty Sue, thanks for sharing...luv Ursula xx

Lesley Cann said...

Great card. I always love it when you show cards that have colouring as it is something I enjoy doing.

anne mather said...

Hi Sue
Really pretty card. Not feeling great today but hey ho still got to go to work!
Anne M xxx

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Beautiful card again sue x the embossing folder is so pretty and you always colour your stamps so well x its lovely sue x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

stunning and elegant card Sue, great design

gr karin van eijk

Vie Carter said...

Lovely card, love this embossing folder

Vie
x

Yvonne Nicholson said...

Another beautiful card.
Yvonne N.

Yorks butterfly said...

Beautiful card Sue, so glad it has had another day to shine. Looking forward to tomorrow launch of your new dies. I think there will be so many dies to add to my wish list, which just keeps getting longer and longer, no matter how many dies I buy.
Wendyx

Anonymous said...


Beautiful card Sue.

Janet Williams

Leanne said...

Absolutely stunning!

Suzzette Yandle said...

Wonderful card today. I have been using your Exquisite Poppy die and love these flowers.

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I really love today's card and I've decided to get the Poppy Dies - wasn't going to do as have all the other floral ones but I've been well and truly smitten! They seem so versatile! Love the embossing folder too.
Pam - thanks for the update on Robbie . We took him to our hearts here and it's so good to hear he has had a great summer at Camp!
Lovely to know about Uni too and even living on Campus!
June - I do hope your shaker cards were a big success ! I'm sure they would be. Hope the class went well.
Tracy - I do hope you are not on that bridge! I'd be terrified and I think you are very brave to go anywhere near it! I'm such a wuss - I know - before one of my kind friends says so!
I must go as I have an appointment with a Guru at 4 pm!! Lol!
Love to all, Myra xx

Anonymous said...

Myra from Florida. Sue, I have an 8 year old crafter. Granddaughter of friend. She is going through stem cell transplant at Duke University. I would love to send you a picture of her with your card. It would get a good home, and make her very happy. Also, help make a card crafter out of her when she's all healed by God, as we're all praying for. But at the very least, you followers of Sue that pray, say a prayer for Emily. Just say grow cells grow and God will know who you're talking about. Thank you, friends of Sue.

Susan White said...

Love the stamped frame and all the textures in this card - I'm sure it will make anybody's day to receive this card. Thanks for sharing, Susan x

Nana on the Hill said...

Lovely card, but with such a beautiful stamp & embossing folder not to say gorgeous die, how could it not be! Xx

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, I love the pretty colours and all of the texture, altogether a perfectly composed creation. Looking forward to the blog launch, will try to catch all of the posts.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

barbara macaskill said...

Your flowers are beautifully colored and this is a lovely card! Would love to add this to my wall of honor! Thanks for the chance and looking forward to the blog launch tomorrow!! See you then!

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Fabulous. Do well put together, as always.

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card. I would call it a Vertical Chanel Card, lol. The stamp is very pretty and I love the trail of beautiful Poppies. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

terrie said...

Beautiful card....the flowers are so pretty and like the come down on the card front...well done Sue and thanks for sharing

Agnes (Scotland) said...

Another gorgeous card Sue and I too just love the poppy dies.Have a good day X

Robin Sachs said...

Hi Sue, this is such a beautiful card. The flowers are so pretty and I love the dimension you created.

lritchie said...

Morning Sue, lovely card as usual

Lori from Canada

donna sherman said...

What a beautiful card Sue!! I love the flowers and the colors on the card!!! Beautiful design!!!

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the colours!
Looking forward to your Die launch and seeing what surprises you have in store for us. I always decide what I want but change my mind when I see your samples. You really need to see the die in action before deciding and I usually end up wanting them all,

Jean said...

Such a beautiful card. Love the flowers!

Karen Drew said...

Lovely card.
Luv
Karen xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous card x
The sentiment colours and the layout are beautiful x
This is a really quick comment. Feeling quite fatigued today. Think it's the heat and the wild partying with Marjorie that's worn me out. Lol x
Very excited for the launch so want to be bright enough to be able to enjoy it x
Lots of love to everyone
Take care
Happy thoughts
Crafty hugs
Yvonne
x

Shiela Seymour said...

Elegant is the word!

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card as usual, love the pop of colour provided by the stamp.
Regards
Dorianne

Dawn Holben said...

Stunningly beautiful sums this one up for me.
I love the panels with the border die along the middle and that
stamp is ever so pretty and makes this card so pretty.
I absolutely love this card.

Lorraine Eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

Superb card and a more than worthy example of your endless generosity, one very fortunate Wilsonette will have their craftroom adorned splendidly by this little beauty. I particularly admire your stamping and colouring, both really bring this card to life in a burst of fabulous pink shades, your talents are limitless my dear. YOU are Amazing:-)
Like my spiritual twin Princess P, I am struggling slightly today with my energy levels, I though, am not suffering from the effects of an afternoon of unbridled debauchery....mores the pity...instead it's because I didn't get to sleep until after 3am and for once it wasn't Miss Darceys doing. I guess I had a lot on my mind yesterday, I saw a friend for the first time since June and she told me that she'd taken an overdose in July during a bout of depression. It didn't come as a shock, she had just split up with her boyfriend who couldn't deal with her health problems and her only lifeline, her car, was taken from her when she failed the medical element of her driving assessment.....a lot to have to process at once and it just tipped her over the edge. Yvonne's sentiments yesterday really resonated with me, you have to grab life's gifts when you can and take the time to appreciate what we have not just mourn what we may have lost. Humour is an essential coping mechanism for me too and I try to find something to smile about in all that life has thrown at me over the years, it helps immensely, laughter is the best medicine so I tried to make my friend smile, even for a short while, I just hope that it helped her.
It perked me up no end to learn that the long anticipated Blogathon will begin tomorrow:-) I am so excited to see the fabulous examples created using your new collection, they really bring the dies to life and help me prioritise which I simply can't live without a moment longer:-)
Wishing health and happiness to those that have been struggling with health issues such as Tina& Peter, Tina& Mick, Wheely Bad, Elaine & Andrew, Maria and Yvonne.
Hoping for a speedy return to Beth, Rebecca, Jan, Lorraine, Linda, deb C and Saba
Usual hugs to Pat, Pam, P, Frances, Theresa,Lynda, Alison, Myra, Maureen and anyone in need of a cuddlexxx

Crafty hugs,

Laine1972xxxx

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue
This is a gorgeous giveaway, love the embossing and all the elements you have put together, fabulous work Sue X X X

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A very pretty card. Thanks for sharing. I'm so looking forward to your new die launch.
Pam...Your Robbie is one exceptional young man.
Hugs.

Anonymous said...

Myra from Florida
Before the excitement starts tomorrow......just to say all best wishes to Emily, grow cells grow (will say it lots of times!) So much hoping for good news with the transplant.

'P'

Anonymous said...

Good evening, Sue
Just back from a wonderful day in London and a wonderful afternoon at the theatre to see The Lion King. I really enjoyed it and the cast and costumes were just so fantastic.
I love today's card with the pretty embossing folder and expertly coloured stamp. The lucky winner will be over the moon with this gorgeous card to display.
Looking forward to your new die release and to see what lovely cards you have created for us!
Lesley S x
W. Sussex

T Simmons said...

Absolutely beautiful,someone will be very happy!

T Simmons said...

Absolutely beautiful,someone will be very happy!

Sherry said...

so pretty! love the layers and the flowers!

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card
Margaret xx

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card Sue. Thank you so much for sharing this and making it this weeks Freebie. Looking forward to the launch tomorrow. Thank you Sue for all you do for us.

Tressa said...

Beautiful card. Love the embossing folder and the way, in which you have used it. Nice to see some colouring on a stamp used in this way, makes me want to get mine out to play with.

Teresa

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue great stunning card for Wednesday give away.some lucky Wilsonettes will win it.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

TRACY hope all good for you hope your Dad is now in his resting place & he is still in your heart forever.
Big Hug's my friend.xx

Pam thank you I'm fine. Thank you also for the update on ROBBIE he is one tough kookie.
So pleased he is doing what he set out to do before his accident im always thinking of him
You & your family must be so very proud of him. Xx

JUNE hope your craft class went well & everyone managed to make a shaker card. Hug's xx

Princess Pixie sorry your not on top form today. You need some pampering I think maybe the maid below stairs ( Laine HiHi ) will help when she arrives.take care my friend xx

Sending hug's for Elaine & Andrew Tina & Mike Tina & Peter.
Hope your all doing ok.xx

Laura O' Connor said...

fab card love the embossing folder and the border die ,Laura O

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,

Love today's card, it really is stunning.
Great to know it will be enjoyed by one of your loyal fans.

Love and hugs Brenda xxx

Lorraine Freeman said...

Hello my lovelies.
Sue, today's card is beautiful and I love all of it.
Wow another blog launch now that's going to look bad if I manage to comment! Really don't understand why I haven't made it in here much. I apologise to all my blog buddies, I will try harder.
Having a reaction to the ginger I put in our dinner last night, I have an extremely sore tummy. I thought it was only chilli that did this to me.
Sending love n hugs to you all xxx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Another lovely card, and another big launch, you are so busy. Love your card.
Di B. x

Theresa said...

Hi Sue and all your crafty crew
What a beautiful Wednesday give away card
Some one is going to be a very happy bunny indeed
I wish everyone good luck
Hugs to all that need one
Theresa G xx

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
SO VERY ELEGANT
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG X

Eunice said...

Such a wonderful feminine card Sue. Love the color and the delicate die cuts. This card would look so good in my stash!!!

samantha wade said...

Wow, such a beautiful card.x

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Gorgeous card and anyone who are lucky to win it is yes, very lucky indeed.
Looking so forward to see your new dies and what you made of them.

Pam- I'm so pleased that everything seem to gone the right way for Robbie,
wonderful to hear he doing so well. You all must be so proud of him.take care x
Tracy- hope you are alright and now keep your memories to your heart of your
dear dad.Daily hugs to you and the family x
Laine- listening to someone who going through such a tough time as your
friend is what a best friend can do. I too hoped I helped a friend the other
day, will check on her tomorrow. hope you feeling better soon, this heat
won't last but it does make you feel a bit yucky, hugs x
Sending hugs to all who need one, Wilsonette's and to my very special friends,
Maria x

Anne Prescott said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the stamp and colours. Anne x

Sandy H said...

Simply stunning. Love the stamped image and that tiny hint of colour on the pansies.
Pam, good to hear news of Robbie. Your whole family must be so proud of him. Thanks for the welcome back.

Pawprintx4 said...

I would love to win with glorious card. All your cards are wonders.
Stephanie K

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning sue what a stunning card and dies and the design are both wonderful

Hugs Debs Cards xxx

Anonymous said...

What an absolutely stunning card . love the dies and colours great design xx thankyou yvonnd bennett xx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue and crafters.

I love the autumnal colours in this one with the added bling. X

julie laz said...

Beautiful beautiful love this crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Debbie Emment said...

Playing catch up this week and have missed things, but this card is worth catching up for. Very feminine

Karene M from Australia said...

Hi Sue, another pretty card! I would love to win this one

Elaine Ann said...

Hi Sue
What a simply beautiful card, I love it when you combine your stamps and dies together

With best wishes

Elaine Ann