Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Glitzy Show Card

Hi bloggers!  I have a really fun shadow box card to share with you today.  The Retail Therapy accessory set is great for gals of any age!  Today's video shows you how to glitz it up with polished silk glitters and Cosmic Lacquer.

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

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nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card any girl would love this young or old.
Nancyd xx

Pam Hackett said...

Lovely card Sue, very chic.
Diane, your Christmas in a castle and sounds magical even without Internet.
Elaine and Andrew, Tina and Peter, NannaTina, hope all is okay, missing you.
Daily hugs to all my blog buddies.

Dragonsnap2 said...

Morning Sue,
I was going to make a retail therapy card for my friend's birthday in February, when I'll be sunning myself in the Caribbean - lucky me! This card will be perfect - just enough glitz without being over the top. Love it.
Crafty hugs to all.
D xx

tracy w said...

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

hollyberry said...

A beautiful card full of glitz and glamour.

Tina T said...

Good morning Sue and crafters all,
Lovely set of dies really girly. Made cards using these also the sports ones for birthdays on New Years Eve and today for my special brother in law.
Just to say Peter is home!!!!!
Love to Pam, Nanna Tina, Elaine and Andrew and June Smith and all on the blog
Crafty hugs to you all,
Tina T xxxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW This is a fantastic card. Loving the colours, sparkle and shine. My niece would love this for her birthday as its right up her street. Never known a 23 year old with so many shoes and hand bags lol. Will give this one a try. Thanks for another great video.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely card and a great video too.
Sue I wonder what the next shadow box designs will be? a craft room maybe.
We wait and wonder.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Denise Bryant said...

What a fun card! Love all the dies you used!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Everyone likes a little retail therapy at some time in their life so this set of dies will be so useful. Love the shoe shapes a girl can never have too many shoes!!

Heather R Oxfordshire

Marion Scott said...

Beautiful girly card Sue, I made two similar to this for my daughter and my niece who were both 42 in December. They both adored their cards. Like you said this could be given to any age.
Today I will be looking after my granddaughter who doesn't go back to school until
tomorrow. She loves all craft and today she wants me to help her with some sewing - she had a little sewing machine for Christmas (she is 8)
Crafty hugs to all x
Marion S

auscrafts said...

Love it ,perfect for any age

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a very glitzy card today and I love it, looking forward to seeing the video later, I saw John doing one on Hochanda a while ago and it looked so good, and yes I have the dies.

Pam missing our little chats, Tina pleased Peter is home, hugs to my blog friends x.

Got an order for a 50th birthday card for a man who is crazy about motorbikes, got to put my thinking cap on, any ideas would be welcome.

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

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue another wonderful card I do love these shadow boxes as you can make then for both male and female.
I love the design and colours of this one.

Have a lovely day

Debs Cards xxx

Karen Drew said...

Love this card. Can think of a few of my friends that it would be so apt for
Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Wonderful fun card, Sue, love all the little extra touches and the sentiment is perfect! Frame great - yes, just one chance to lay it down right which is usually my downfall lol. Thanks for the video inspiration.
Made your Shimmering Tree yesterday as a sympathy card - all white but with gilding flakes, wrought iron fence for more formality, a few fallen leaves and some seagulls soaring. Didn't stick the leaves, only the trunk and branch, so the leaves are sticky uppy and dimensional. So pleased with it, thanks to your dies. Also did a lattice window one, cream and chocolate with sunray EF and a poppy spray.
Laine and PP, always a joy to read your nonsense, keep it coming. Laine, you were never destined to get the scabbies right!
Hugs to all esp Elaine and Tina x 2.

'P' in Wales

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Will catch up with the tutorial when and if time permits later after only just thawing out from returning home yesterday. I was lucky to receive this set at Christmas along with your other shadow box accessorie die collections. A wee bit tiny for my stupid fingers to hold comfortably but where there's a will there's a way, maybe watching you may give me tips how to work with them easier. All in all a fantastic girly work of art.
sending you my usual daily hug and hope you have a good productive day xxx

Netty The Runner said...

Fab card for a female.
Annette x

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Fun card I must treat myself to a shadow box die.I'm lucky I still have some Christmas money to spend it's burning a hole in my pocket.
Jan x

Marion Bull said...

Morning Sue, what gorgeous card and how great a set of dies that can, as you say, be used at any age! Brilliant as usual!

Maggie B xx

Christine Collins said...

Morning Sue
An amazing card, I need to buy the shadow box, it's looks so versatile.
Chris xx

TDQ Karen said...

Lovely girlie card today, I am sure it will be a favourite to lots of female friends and relatives xx

Linda Graham said...

Great card Sue,I have the Christmas shadow box which has been very useful,love the girlie things in this set perfect,thank you,Linda x

Bente Sørflaten said...

Beautiful and elegant feminine card, love all that girlie stuff :))

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card-love it. This is one of the Shadow box die sets I ordered using a Christmas voucher.


Tina T said...

Joanna Sheen has a range that has motorbikes xxx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very glam. Love it.

Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue beautiful card Sue. I love these shadow box dues they are so versatile xx

Barbara (C) said...

Great card for all those addicted to Retail Shopping! BarbaraC

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Fab card Sue.

Debra K. said...

Fabulously girly card today Sue! Love the Glossy Accents on the bottles and the tiny patent shoes. Lovely :). Debra x

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this is a gorgeous girly card. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

lilian said...

Hi Sue, lovely famine card, how I love those shoes.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Really love it. These dies are so versatile. Ned them.

Barbara V

Donita Naylor said...

I am so not a girly girl! All that stuff scares me! Especially high heels, can't walk in them! My first shadow box should be almost here -- the garden Thank You. Meanwhile today I went into factory mode cutting the stuffed animals in pastels and then piles and piles of greenery, some of it in white. That started because I discovered I DID have the pine branches to make a wreath from the twig wreath. Really like the Platinum because the base stays put and you can shift the angle of what's going through. That helps when cutting a lot. For the stuffed animals, I really wish I had the pierced circles, but maybe I'll be able to do something with the shadow box. When does the January launch usually start? Just wondering how long we'll have to keep holding our breath.
Happy first day back to work for the New Year!

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue.
A wonderful girly design with beautiful glitz in the frame, love it!
Thank you for the tutorial, I think your shadow box frames are such a clever idea.x

Chris Curry said...

Great card Sue, it brings a smile to your face. Thank you, enjoy your day. Xx

Karen Derbyshire said...

I have the BABY shadowbox up to now, but intend to add more to my collection. Enjoyed the video Sue.

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. A very dramatic card, but wonderful in every way. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Donna Golby said...

Morning Sue. I love your shadow box die sets. They make for a versatile card.

Have a great day


Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card very effective . love Jean Z xxxx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Lovely girlie card. I fall over just looking at those heels these days, comfort for me now. SueL x

hazel young said...

Gorgous card Sue, love all your shadow boxes xx hazel

A Happercrafter6 said...

Wow! A really girly card. Love all the elements on the card.

Joan Penney said...

perfect card for my grandaughters who will be 17 and 13 this year, thanks Sue

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Lovely girly card so useful for any age group
Tina I'm so glad Peter is home thanks for letting go us know that good news
Sending good wishes to all

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card, fun and girly.
B xx

d from northants said...

A stunning card today Sue, it would suit any age of female!!!!

Doreen x

Kate's Cards said...

Very glam and glitzy. xxx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Although I'm not really into glitz and glamour , I think this would be a fun card to make for all those teenage girls and ladies who are! I love your shadow box dies and the cards using the various dies have been amongst my favourites of last year. Love and hugs, Alison xxx

Catherine Lyons said...

Hi Sue love the shadow box its a real girly card to day would love to receive it myself.
Catherine xx

Jackie Meechan said...

Great card. What most women love shoes.

Tracy Stitt said...

Crafts u print also have some good decoupage cards that u can down load I got a few for my stepdad. He loves his motor bike. Men's cards are so hard lol x

Tracy Stitt said...

Morning sue and crafters.

Oooooh fab fab fab. This is next to be purchased me thinks. I'm not supposed to buy any more dies as I promised hubby I'd start saving for a holiday this year. Mmmmmm maybe I'll have to be sneaky!!! LOL

Love to all blog friends. I too miss pams usual loveliness xx

hettygarlick said...

The shoe is brilliant with the stitching all round it, and I love the glossy nail polish!

nattyboots said...

Sorry could not make the blog yesterday Sue but the card was lovely .
Todays card is just right for the girls especially my granddaughter she would love it.
Sending hugs to my friends .

Elaine H X

marg said...

Hello Sue
I had the Tree from Hixxy soft and made some beautiful cards over the New Year!
I don't have the shoes etc but a few lovely shadow box Dies!
Such a wonderful card for the young at heart in our lives who love shoes and handbags!
Love Marg

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Very glitzy card today, who doesn't love sparkle.
Love Diane G xx
Tina that's good news thanks for telling us. Sending hugs xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A really girly card, lovely for somebody who loves fashion.

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Bet this was fun to make and it looks fabulous, love the patent leather shoes! I still don't have any of the shadow boxes but they're on the wish list too just under the Cape Daisies..lol


Suemac said...

A real girly card

Theresa said...

Good morning Sue and all your crafty crew
I do love these shadow boxes this one is not my fav as I'm not a girlie girl
But my SIL is so girlie this would be perfect
Pam hope you are ok and Tina glad to read Peter is home June keep doing the exercises I know you have physio coming up good luck
Big crafty hugs to all that need them
Theresa G xx

Beryl Treble said...

Stunning card Sue.

val jones said...

Beautiful card Sue. I have this die set and I love it and thanks for te inspiration.
Love Val in Spain xxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
I really love your shadow boxes they are such fun to make. I love the little details on each die very cute! Today's card is gorgeous and adding the glitter to the silver card is a fabulous idea. I enjoyed the video thanks for sharing.
Hugs x
Heather T

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, lovely shaddow box card. I am sure would suit so many.

Love Rosemarie X X

June Horrocks said...

Just stunning sue I love it my granddaughter annabelle is 19soon this card is perfect. I haven't got the dies yet I also want your beautiful tree so Christmas money will do the trick xxx it's brilliant that we can get sets of small dies to make the changes thank you sue
Love always June horrocks xxxxxxxxx

June Fletcher said...

Good morning Sue

A fabulous card and great tutorial, thank you. I've three of these to make for this month!

June x

Annie Pennington said...

This is a real girlie card, perfect for my daughters and granddaughters.

Annie P

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a brilliant shadow box card and although I don't have these dies, they are on my list to buy. Will be catching up on your video later. Best wishes

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Sue
What a fabulous "girlie card this morning"!
Your shadow box cards are such a great idea and everyone seems to love them.
Lesley S x

Tressa said...

I am a bit old for girly cards and only have a nephew so this one doesn't have personal appeal. However I can think of a number of people not on my card receiving list who very much appreciate the design as it would suit them to a T.


BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, this card is just brilliant, and a die set that I have on my list to purchase, I have many family members that would really love it. Off to watch the video, have a great day. Bx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Beautiful card, very elegant & girlie. Yvonne xx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all, Another lovely collection from the shadow box collection. Great collection to make cards for the girls. I love the shoes , so much detail for a little die . Another one to add to my list. Looking forward to watching video. Wendy

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue brilliant card .Your shadow box dies are so versatile.. Gloria (sidcup)xx

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue, so many pieces to play with included in this die set so will be quite useful, love from Jackie xx

Anne said...

This is great for girls of any age, Sue! I had the Happy Birthday shadow box for Christmas and now need (?!) the accessory sets.

Anne (Northampton)

Karen M said...

Morning Sue,
Cold & very frosty here in sunny Devon,so it's great to sit in and watch your video,
Brilliant card,love all the girlie bit & bobs,
Stay warm
Best wishes
Karen M

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, super card, very girly girly, I will watch the video later, lots of catching up to do today.
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

Bejay Roles said...

Hi Sue,
I really MUST get a shadow box die Set this year as they are so much fun. This one would suit my sister, I remember quite a few years ago now, she dragged me to Southampton shoe shopping. We went into EVERY shoe shop in town only to end up, four hours later, in the first shop we'd visited, buying the first pair she tried on lol. I'm not too sure which die Set to start with though, I like the garden one and, of course, the Christmas one. Maybe this year I'll impress all my neighbours by making them a shadow box Christmas card😊.

This year is off to a good start with the lovely cards you're choosing to share with us, Sue. I'm really looking forward to your blog every day.
Happy crafting, everyone.
Bejay xx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
What a bright, cheerful card today, I'm away to watch the video.
Tina, great news about Peter. Pam hope you are o.k.
Love to all the usual.
Maureen xx

SueJ said...

A really great card Sue, I'm waiting for my birthday shadow box to arrive, love the accessories sets and also ordered the baby one. Love the idea of the craft room that someone put forward.

craftynanna said...

Morning Sue, what a beautiful card and as you said one for the girlies and it's great that you have done different sets,
Great news Tina glad Peter is home, miss Pams lovely comments, hope everyone is doing good, Elaine, Nanna Tina and anyone else with problems,
Hugs Johanna

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Brilliant card, love the patent shoe, I love shoes of any kind especially High Heels.
I have resisted the Shadow Box Dies so far ... !!! Might have to have a re-think.
Have a great day
Patricia x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Brilliant card, love the patent shoe, I love shoes of any kind especially High Heels.
I have resisted the Shadow Box Dies so far ... !!! Might have to have a re-think.
Have a great day
Patricia x

Sandy G said...

Lovely card Sue. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
this is a fab fun card. Glitzy indeed. Love the nail varnish bottle.
Hugs, Rose

Lorraine Freeman said...

Hello my lovelies, remember me?
So sorry to have been absent for so long I will try and remedy that from now on.
I hope everyone who celebrates it had a wonderful Christmas and a joyous New Year. I did and have been very lucky that my Fibro let me get on with things in the run up to the big day. New year's eve was spent at my bestest buddies and was great fun. Then New Year's day the cold that had been threatening for a while decided to come out properly. Of course that means my voice is awol.
Anyway I look forward to hearing everyone's news.
Sue, a lovely sparkly card today. Elegant too.
Sending love n hugs to you all xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunner today. Will watch the video later. I bought the Happy Birthday shadow box after Christmas. Might just add this set to go with it, I have big grand daughter birthday coming up in June so this would suit.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely girly card!!
Rosemary xx

Sue MacFall said...

The shadow box dies are great - you can use them for any occasion by changing what you put in the box and I love them. Many thanks for the inspiration, Sue.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous Sue, I have 3 teenage granddaughters ages (14, 17, and 18yrs old) who would absolutely adore receiving one of these trendy birthday cards.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Very girlie, pretty and glitzy, I love it. Thanks for your video.

DeCor said...

Lovely card. Looking for a 50th birthday card. This will work a treat. Don't have all these dies but sure can improvise. Still fighting the leurgie so having such a good idea is a Godsend. Thank you again Sue. Have a wonderful day. Back at school run today and those lovely days of sleeping in suffered this morning.

DeCor said...

Lovely card. Looking for a 50th birthday card. This will work a treat. Don't have all these dies but sure can improvise. Still fighting the leurgie so having such a good idea is a Godsend. Thank you again Sue. Have a wonderful day. Back at school run today and those lovely days of sleeping in suffered this morning.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I would have to agree with you that this card is perfect for all those shopaholics among us.


Ann said...

Hi Sue

Fabulous shadow box card so versatile

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Princess Pixie! said...

Morning Sue
Fabulous, frivolous, feminine, glitzy, gorgeous and glamorous - but that's enough about you and me Sue!! Lol. Today's card is quite good as well x
I love ALL the shadow boxes and I have ALL the shadow boxes as well as ALL of the accessories. They are so useful and of course with the Wilson touch they can make a card truly delicious x
I have used all of the frames with other dies in my collection that have been unused and have even resurrected my punches. I have also used the elements that you give us Sue as stand alone accents on other cards. I love them and have my fingers tightly crossed that there will be more additions to this brilliant range for many more launches to come, (oh and I haven't forgotten a die called Yvonne) x
If anyone is sitting on the fence re the shadow boxes take a leap of faith and go for it. Honestly, you won't regret it - they are so cool x
So, 3rd January and Jake has gone back to work so it's time to try and make this place look like more of a civilised home rather than a squat! For those of you who are curious - I did make a card yesterday so everything else was neglected. I am very proud of myself that my first card of the year was neither reject or orphan and what's more I went freestyle!! Of course Sue dies were heavily involved but thanks to the help of Maggie, the Beaded Swirl and Exquisite Poppies I managed to produce something half decent x
It was lovely being back in my crafty place just playing and I am eager to continue this industrious attitude but it will have to be put on hold for today. I really do need to see what is lurking underneath the devastation which has been left behind following the festive period x
Tina T - so pleased that Peter is home x
June - if in doubt - shadow box it. They make the most amazing age cards x
P - how very dare you - nonsense??!!! Scintillating and intelligent if you please x
It is another blue sky, fluffy cloud, sunny day although frosty and very chilly. In my past life I would have been briskly walking at least 5 miles, a hobby which I really miss. Never mind - marathon card making is now my aim x
Apologies for my mindless waffling. I am who I am and my chatty nature spills out on the blog. If I can make just one person smile then what's the harm? Just scroll past my comments if you think they are too long x
I am sending happy thoughts and oodles of love to everyone especially all my lovely blog bantering besties - you know who you are x
Take care
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

Theresa Pace said...

that is definitely a girly girl card! great tips about the perfume bottles, hugs xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Oh wow - this looks fab - will have to watch later though.
Beverley W

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
love the shadow box sets and this one is just perfect for our younger recipients too. Is close to midnight now so had better watch the video tomorrow, can't wait.
Muriel x

Sandra said...

Good Morning Sue,
Wow, Gorgeous Glam Card today, I have 3 daughters and they would love this card. Your Shadowbox Collection really does cover every occasion, I featured one of 'phamarcy Michele's,' cards on my blog the other day using the 'thanks a latte' collection, it was an amazing card, showing how versatile this collection is.
Thanks Sue for more amazing inspiration.

Jane Franklin said...

Hello Sue. What a really girlie card its such fun thank you.
PP you keep waffling its lovely.
Best wishes to all luv jxxx

Vie Carter said...

Lovely card, like all your shadow box cards, beautiful


Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
The shadow box dies are my most used dies I just love them and I now have both frame dies which make life so much easier. I can't wait to see your next collection. Lovely news Tina. Glad you are back Elaine.

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
I love the 'Girlie' card.
Evis M.

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue I love your shadow box Dies I have the Christmas & birthday ones but think I need the set
As now having two Step granddaughters this would be so useful for them
Just wish I could ware them .will watch video later thank you Sue
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Tina T so pleased Peter is home wonderful news Big Hug's xx
Pam hope your ok missing your lovely informative post Big Hug's xx
Tracy Hope work has quietened down now &I not so busy Big Hug's xx
Elaine Lots of Hug's for you & Andrew xx
PP glad your back hope you haven't found anything untoward especially in sons room.
& Now your looking like a palace again fit for a Princess 😬Hug's xx

Sending Hug's for all my friends xx

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card today Sue. I do like the Shadow Box dies. Thank you for these dies. All the recipients of my Christmas ones loved them. Had vouchers for Christmas for M&S but unfortunately they don't sell craft things.

Disco Queen said...

Wow Sue! Love the use of a blue pencil highlight on the faux clear glass. What a great tip. Theresa x

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Love this card & definitely one for the gals, perfect..
Really like the shadow box die collections as you have so many elements to adorn your cards to make them look amazing.

Love the colour combo you have used which looks very 'Posh'

Crafty Hugs

Haze T (Norwich)

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
The Shadow Box dies are amazing and so unique.
PAM missing your daily updates but dont blame you for keeping it short, the blog has a different feel to it and cant say its for the better but if it keeps everyone happy then thats the way it has to be.

barbara macaskill said...

Sassy, classy and stylish! LOVE this fun card! Would be awesome for a girl friend card or a invite to a night on the town with hubby! TFS!

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Lovely card for the right person, and I think I know one.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Brilliant card, love how you used the cosmic lacquer, and as always thank you for the great instructional video

Sending hugs to all

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful girly card :-) Hugs to all xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love all of your shadow boxes and now have several plus both sets of backgrounds/frames. This is not one of my personal favourites (I can't walk in heels besides which I would look like a potato walking on pins lol) but I know several people that it would suit perfectly. Love the way you created the glittered frame, must remember this and the shoes really look like patent leather.

Tina T - Good news!! Glad Peter is home again and hopefully feeling better. Thanks for letting us know.

'P' - Your cards sound lovely, sympathy always one of the hardest to do.

P Pixie - Well done on completing your first card of the year. You and Laine both waffle beautifully and I hope you continue to do so :-)


Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue Sue​ great card and video. I thiink this would make a great card for a teenager. These shadow shadow​ box dies are so versatile.

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue
What A Truly Tremendous Start To The Year With Today's "Truly Awesome Video" Where You've Shared
Lots Of Tips/Techniques.
Outstanding Colour Combination With "The Blush/Silver Shine Pearl Card", Which I Just Adore,
Then The Extremely Exquisite Cutting Dies Which You've Used Just Love The Extremely Useful "Shadow Box"
It Can Be So Very Very Useful, Also Using "The Stitched Lattice Frame", And Then "The Scalloped Frame Set B".
"The Retail Therapy Set" Is Just Outstanding So Useful In Many Ways, I loved The Frame Where You Added Silver
Glitter, It Gives The Card A Rich,Opulent Feel.
I Loved How You Cut Your Shoes From Black Gloss Card, Fabulous Nail Polish Bottle Can Be Cut Out In Any Colour In Which The Recipient Likes.
The Perfume Bottles Great Idea Using The Silver Pen For THe Tops, Those Pens Are Extremely Useful I Have The Gold/Silver/Bronze And Use Them Quite A Lot Around Edges Of Sentimements And I Used On The Petals Of My Poinsettias
"Thanks To You Showing This In A Video"
Take Great Care Sue, Thank You For "Today's Video" And Extremely Exquisite, Elegant Card Its A "Masterpiece" As Is All Of Your Work. Thank You For Sharing, For The Daily Inspiration Which I Appreciate So Very Very Much.
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin And Heather
Love And Huge Hugs 🤗 To Yourself Sue
Love From Sam xxx

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

What a fabulous card for any of those girlie friends and relative we know and love.

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

What a fabulous card for any of those girlie friends and relative we know and love.

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Great Card. I love the shadow boxes, the retail therapy die set doesn't do anything for me but I will use the colour scheme for other shadow box designs. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Are you ready for this! I've watched the video , Pinned the card and it isn't evening yet!
I really love the card! I succumbed a while back and bought the gardening shadow box set with the girlie things to give me versatility! A friend bought be the stitched animals so I'm thrilled with all of them! I would love to have today's card! I'm quite of shoes and bags. Bags - now there's a thought!! Great tips on making the bottles look like glass! Genius! I have used the black gloss card for shoes as they look so elegant! Good tip too on sticking down the thinner frame before the glitter process!
Speaking about glitter - a friend's husband who is in hospital had glitter on his chin when she visited also his pyjama top! On further questioning - as they say - it was discovered he had enjoyed a cupcake with edible glitter icing! Lol!
Tina - thank you for letting us know Peter is home!
Yvonne - I'm so glad I wasn't drinking my coffee when I read the scintillating/ intelligent sentence!! I know it's true of course! I'm sure Laine can add a few more !!
Love to the lovely ladies on this blog!
Thanks Sue, love Myra xxx


I just love this card. I've got the die & it's going to be my next make. The Shadow Box concept is so terrific as it looks fantastic, but is actually quite easy to make. The glitter on this one does it for me - I love anything sparkly!!! Thanks Sue xx

Suzzette Yandle said...

Oh, what fun your card is today. Thank you for the inspiring video.

Robin Sachs said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely love this glitzy girly card! I really enjoy working with the shadow box dies. Thank you for sharing!

Mary Lynn Cox said...

Gotta love all the sparkle and bling. This is an adorable card. I plan to make it for my oldest girl's birthday.

sued99 said...

Love this card. I've made quite a few Shadow Box cards and really enjoy doing them.

Eunice said...

Love this card, my oldest granddaughter would get such a kick out of it!!!

karenlotty said...

I love this card and the little accessories are perfect to use in other ways too. They're the perfect size to use on gift tags

Janet Wilson said...

Gorgeous glamourous fun card!

Narrowboat girl said...

Hi Sue. What a fun, girly card, I love it

Karin van eijk said...

this is a real female card very beautiful and elegant Sue
Gr Karin

liz spooner said...

Gorgeous card Sue, such fun for a teenager.xx

P Austen said...

I love your shadow boxes/dies and the shoes are gorgeous bringing back memories of tottering around onheels, smiling as I tried to convince my father that they were much more comfortable than the flat, laced up shoes he would have me wear. (The sheer pleasure they gave you when removed after a long night dancing)
Will watch the video later when the last of our visitors depart. Hugs xxx P Austen

Fiki said...

hugs, Ŧĭƙĭ

Nanny Jo said...

Sue, I love this card!!! It's the kind of card I would send to my girlfriends!! Jo xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love it, very girly and for so many of any age!!!

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

A lovely girly card today and quite rightly would suit almost any ages. Will watch the video as soon as I can.

Love Helen xxx

lorraine eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

Wow! This card is right up my street...shopaholic?Who me? I really enjoyed the demo, full of fantastic hints and tips as always. What a great idea creating the illusion of glass with blue pencil and glossy accents, and i just loved the silk glittered frame it really complimented the soft blush card. This theme would be perfect for teenage girls, or those among us who enjoy a bit of retail therapy. Your shadow box concept has been an absolute triumph, the accessories collection includes a rich and varied choice for even the fussiest of crafters or recipients and i would highly recommend investing in them....i have all of the collection apart from the most recent additions but i will most definitely remedy that very soon. Thanks for providing me will my most enjoyable ten mins of the day Sue, you're a star:-)
Don't you just hate the week after Christmas? After all the excitement of the prezzies, the copious amounts of food and alcohol consumed and the steady stream of family and friends has receded we are left with the prospect of cleaning, tidying and taking down the decorations which have been hiding a multitude of sins....where does all that dust and glitter come from in the space of a fortnight i ask myself? I avoided taking the decorations down in favour of hoovering and steaming the wooden floors but it will have to be tackled soon lest i incur the wrath of whoever says we have twelve days to do so....who needs another year like the last!
So, i havent been anywhere near my craft room of late never mind made my first card of 2017...well done Yvonne, i am super impressed but I'm guessing it was simply a way of avoiding the inevitable post christmas clear up:-) Reading your comment I don't feel quite so bad waffling on a bit, at least my musings are bright, articulate and humorous unlike your sad cry for help:-) That's right, start the year as i mean to go on, slagging off my dear friend Yvonne cos she's big enough to take it in good humour.
P, i can see where you're coming from, Yvonne's posts are nonsensical at best not to mention mind numbingly boring, however, as i have stated, my observations are class and so insightful. I wont take offence though because i like you, being a fellow feline nutter, but don't let it happen again, i wont be quite so forgiving:-)
Pam, please don't let the past few days put you off posting your usual sensitive and caring comments, i for one miss them and i cant imagine anyone finding offence at them because you are one of the most important cogs in Sues blog. Hope you enjoyed your break from workxxx
Tina, glad to hear Peter is back home, i do hope his appetite has returned. Take care, both of youxxx
Myra, you're too kind, acknowledging my intelligence was appreciated though i do worry that your standards are low considering you find Yvonne intelligent too!!??!?
Tina, Elaine and Andrew, sending you caring, healing hugsxx
Special hugs to Tracy, Yvonne,Lynda,Wheely,Maria, Theresa, June, Deb C and all who frequent this lovely blogxxx

Crafty love and hugs


Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is gorgeous and absolutely perfect for my friends, especially the one who
is a shoe addict lol.
Thank you for another fab video.

Can some one tell me why i keep getting the google sign by my name and not the B for bloglovin. As i am signed up for bloglovin.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
This card is one of my absolute favourites!!! When I first saw it I just HAD to buy all the dies!!! I am still yet to try and recreate it what with Christmas and the new year!!! Now that is over...more time to craft!!! Hee hee!!!

Dawn Holben said...

Just had a fiddle around on blogger so just testing lol

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Glitzy and glamourous card sue x my daughter bought me this set for christmas and love what you have done with it x shall have to watch the video tomorrow when I can give you the full attention you deserve without any interruptions x thankyou sue x
Tina such good news xxx
Yvonne and laine you both always put a smile on my face x
Sending hugs to all the wilsonettes who need one and their loved ones too x
Theresa w xxx

CraftyJo said...

Very cool :)

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,

Great Card any girl would be over the moon to receive this. These dies are brilliant so versatile, thank you for bringing them to us.

Love and hugs, Brenda xxx

Chritine yorkshire said...

Such a lovely glittery card sue. Love everything about it as i am sure my grandaughters will love it for thier birthdays.

Maria Alder said...

Evening Sue and everyone.
I wasn't sure about these shadow boxes first but they do grow on me so I think some will have to go on the wish list. Don't want the year go to quickly but sooo looking forward to Ally Pally already and trying to make some sense of the stamps and dies I have but it is not easy. How do you keep you dies and stamps Sue ?

June- I have a BIL who is crazy in motorbikes and I found a good one on Craft U Print, it's a good place to look. Unfortunately I didn't keep it or I could have given you the code, sorry x
Oh Laine, very brave trying to make PP's Scabbie's ( sound like an illness and I got a big red line under the word but that was P called them, hihi) You and Yvonne babble away as much you want, you make me smile like a C.cat ( you know what I mean.yes?) Good you had a fine x-mas and new year both of you. Now know where to go to borrow shadow box dies if I need some before buying them myself :-) x
Marion , how sweet of you granddaughter already having her own sewing machine. Love it when the children also are in to making craft and not just sitting with their game boys and what not they called these days x
Tina T, great news. Thanks for telling us. Hugs to you both x
Diane, Christmas in a Castle. Sound very exciting. Hope you had a fab. time and your daughter enjoyed her brake from Uni. x
Myra, Your story Lol. As you know I'm crafting in the kitchen so what is in our dinners sometime, god knows but no much complaints yet and if I can say it myself I think when the food is glittering it looks very pretty x
Nice to see some missing Wilsonette's being back again x
Sending my special hugs to all who need one and my normal hugs to the rest of you and hope you all have a Good night,
keep warm Maria x

ursula said...

A stunning girlie card today, so pretty....thank you Sue....luv Ursula xxxx

Betty McAlister said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I do have these dies and made my daughter a very similar card just before
Christmas. She loved it. Didn't think to put a shine on the bottles though. Xx

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hello Sue,

What a stunning card. I am thinking about the shadow box dies, as I think they could be very versatile.

I have my Christmas money at the ready.

I have admired a lot of your shadow box cards Sue and I think it is time that I have a perusal at them.

Thanks for all the inspiration and of course, the video .

Love Dorothy of Baldock

Pawprintx4 said...

Very fun card today. I have a friend who loves shopping and shoes galore. She came to my mind first thing on seeing this card.
I only have the Christmas Shadow box and got it late but did make one card with it and it was a lot of fun to put together. These shadow boxes are like little scenes and can be personalized and embellished to suit. Love the idea of them.
Thanks for all you do for us,
Stephanie K

Jan.moogie said...

Somehow I missed you yesterday and just look what I wouldn't have seen, I am an idiot. Gorgeous card Sue and a video too woohoo so glad to be home today. Thanks for sharing, hugs xxxxxxx

Rosie said...

Hi Sue, love this girlie card.....thanks for the video..off to watch it now.
L Rosie from Chorley....xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fab girly card