Saturday, 14 January 2017

Rustic Garden Shadow Box Card

Hi bloggers!  The In The Garden Shadow Box die set is a great one to use for any of your friends that enjoy gardening as a hobby.  Today's video shows you how to use Kraft card and a white pencil to get that rustic look to your creations.

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

Anne from Calne!!!

Congratulations!  Please email me at to confirm your address and claim your card.

The finished dimensions are 6 1/4" x  7 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Oh gorgeous card, lovely. I enjoyed Johns show last night, bought some dies and card, He has become quite a performer too as well as a great crafter.
Congratulations to Anne Enjoy your win.
Tina, as always you are in my thoughts, hugs to you and Owen.
NannaTina, good to hear from you. I hope the crafting helps, as you say one day at a time. Sending you a comforting hug too.
Elaine, I hope Andrew has started to feel a little better, he has come so far but it is an aggressive treatment and it does wear you out. I hope our hugs and best wishes help him.
Drove to work yesterday in the most horrendous weather, wasn't well at work and left at 10.30, saw GP who has put me on sick leave for 1 week, another respiratory viral infection. Oh well.
Our white stuff has disappeared for now but still very windy. Take care everyone, there is some very nasty weather over the UK and Europe at the moment.
Hugs to all, especially missing friends. Wheeley how are you doing.

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Love this card. I have lots of folks who are into gardening. Will watch video later. Happy weekend all.

Karen Drew said...

Lovely card. Great for a mans card.
Well done to Anne on winning the Wednesday giveaway
Karen xx

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a wonderful card for the men. I love these dies and the colours you have chosen
Are gorgeous
Have a lovely day

Debs Cards xxx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A lovely card Thank you.
Congratulations to Anne.
Have a good weekend all.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

auscrafts said...

Great card for gardeners ,male or female

Jan.moogie said...

Really love this style card Sue and your die sets make them so easy. Stunning card today will watch the video after work. Have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Beautiful card, love all your shadow boxes as there's just so many different things you can do with them. I've been having a lovely morning catching up on all your videos - you have to make a positive out of being woken up by gale force winds!
Pam, please stay warm and look after yourself. Norah, loved your comment yesterday. Hugs to all with very special thoughts and prayers to Elaine, Andrew, Nanna Tina and Tina T. Sue xxx

Denise Bryant said...

I always love the shadowbox cards! So versatile. Love this garden themed one!

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning lovely lady. Can't wait to watch you play with this lovely collection, can't enjoy it properly with a dog around pestering and singing for attention asking for her morning walk in the freezing cold !!
These dies are such a happy playful collection with loads n loads of different options (I just need to get stuck in and use what little imagination I have) honestly Sue these SB collections have been the greatest idea yet, I can't begin to imagin what's next on your designer list if they are so different to your last collection lol.
So it's getting closer to me being able to watch your tutorial I know it will end with a smile on my side ☺
Congratulations to Anne enjoy your gift.
Hugs from me to you Sue xxx

hollyberry said...

Such a beautiful card.
Congratulations Anne.

Dragonsnap2 said...

Love the card today. These dies are so versatile. I made a birthday card for a man just before Christmas but with different colours it could just as easily have been a lady's card. Some of the family tree dies also work well with this.
Congratulations to Anne. Enjoy your win.
Crafty hugs to all n need. Nice to hear from NannaTina again.
Happy crafting.
D xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. A beautiful card and a great one for the guys. I love all your shadow box dies as you can mix and match them to your hearts content and come up with some gorgeous cards. Great idea with the white pencil, that why you have such a great following as you have some wonderful ideas that we wouldnt think of. Thanks for another great video. Congratulations to Anne on winning Wednesdays beautiful card. Well i have woke up this morning and we still have loads of that white stuff but at least the winds have gone down. The weather isnt looking promising for the rest of the weekend so i think i will just stop in and do some crafting and watch the creative expression team work there magic. Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely card this morning. Suitable for either sex I think. These shadow box dies are gorgeous.

Barbara V

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue, great for any gardeners.

Barbara (C) said...

Great card for many occasions. Love the addition of the white. I never think of using kraft card so a great idea to help me reduce my stash....BarbaraC

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
You certainly live dangerously (cutting without taping lol!). I adore your shadow box dies they are so cute and very versatile. I love the tip about using pencils on Kraft card it really finishes the pieces off.
Hugs x
Heather T

Stephanie Cotterill said...

I'm smiling 😊 that's what I mean about happy playful dies, hours and hours of fun are to be expected when you prize them off the packaging, and the coloured pencils just give the whole end result that SWWF (Sue Wilson Wow Factor) brilliant ☺ xxx

Clai01 said...

Hi Sue
this card is one of my all time favourites, in the top 3 ! just fantastic, love how natural it looks, yes WOW ! Hochanda take-over is a great idea, most enjoyable. x
I'll have to buy these dies now... lol !

Karen Derbyshire said...

Lovely card Sue, going to watch the video.

Catherine Lyons said...

A gorgeous card love the colour you used those shadow boxes are lovely congrats Anne.
Caterine xx

Debra K. said...

What a wonderful card today Sue! Love the rustic feel to it and all the lovely little elements. I do wish you'd make a shadow box die set for 6" x 6" cards!
Congratulations to Anne on her win! Debra x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A great unisex design that looks so effective with the white highlights. Thank you for the tutorial.
Congratulations to Anne.x

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful card, loving watching John working with your dies fantastic

Congratulations to Anne xx

A Happercrafter6 said...

What a great card - love the gardening theme. I've seen one card my friend Anne (Northampton) has made with her shadow box and was very impressed.

Chris Curry said...

Lovely card Sue. Craft card and gardening seem to go together so well, and this card would be great for any keen gardeners but I think maybe more for a man. Thank you. Have a good day, I will be enjoying Hochanda shows when possible this weekend but will have to miss some, sadly. Xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, how I love these shadow box cards and this one is no exception, fabulous, will watch the video later, but great idea with the white pencil.

Congratulations to Anne of Calne, enjoy your prize.

Pam, sorry to hear that you have another infection, please take care, wrap up warm and don't go out unless you really, really have too, hopefully the medication will kick in quickly.

We still have a little bit of the white stuff but most of it has gone now, have to go out today so will catch up with Hochanda shows later.

Special hugs to everyone, you all know who you are.

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

PharmacyMichele said...

Brilliant card, useful for many occasions.

Congrats to the card winner.


DeCor said...

A very good card for any occasion. I ditto the sentiments that these shadow box cards are brill. Congrats to the winner. Have a good weekend.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Lovely shadow box card today.Great for any gardener.
Take Care.
Jan x

Anonymous said...

Great card, Sue, love this set used with craft card and your colouring, as ever, is perfect! Know a few people who would like this one, sadly don't have any shadow boxes.
Pam, so sorry you're poorly again and hope you're lots better soon.
Hugs for our two Tinas, and well wished for Andrew, Elaine.
Well done to Anne on the card win.

'P' in Wales

lilian said...

Hi Sue, love this card, also love gardening so this is one for me.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love it. I am looking forward to watching the video later with a lovely cup of tea. Enjoy your day. Hugs Jackie

Muriel Kelly said...

Hi Sue and all
the reason I had to buy shadow box dies, they are so good to make up, love the colors you have used - can't wait to watch the video later.
Muriel x

June Fletcher said...

Good morning Sue

What a gorgeous card! I love every element about it

Have a good weekend

Congratulations to Anne... enjoy!

June x

Muriel Kelly said...

Oops, so sorry Anne, congratulations on your win
Muriel x

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A great card, very unisex.
Congrats to Anne.
B xx

Christine Collins said...

Hi Sue,
A gorgeous card, I'm going to watch your video simultaneously whilst watching John on the TV. I'm loving the products and demo's.
Have a great weekend
Chris xx

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card, love the shadow box concept.

SueJ said...

Lovely card Sue, love the shadow boxes.
Congratulations Anne.

marg said...

Hello Sue
No white stuff here only lasted a couple of hours thank goodness still nippy though!
I love the Shadow Boxes so useful for all sorts of occasions!
Well done to Anne from Calne!!!
Off to watch the Video now!
Healing wishes to Pam!
Love Marg

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Love this card and I never thought about using colour pencils on kraft card, a great idea.

doreenj said...

These shadow box dies are sooo useful, and this one is no exception!!!

Love the use of Kraft card too,

Doreen x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. Another stunning card from the shadow box collection. This card would be a great one for me ladies and men. Thank you Sue for sharing and looking forward to watching video. Wendy

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Wonderful card for a keen gardener. The Shadow Box dies are great.
Will watch the video latr.

Tina T said...

Good morning Sue and crafters all,
Lovely card and what a clever concept the Shadow boxes are. Recently made retail therapy for Owen's partners birthday and it is still on show - really loved it.
Sorry my post is a bit late today, 1st night since the beginning of the year that I have had a decent sleep with the help of a large glass of Prosecco!!!!
Arrangements for Peter now made, how I miss him.
Pam , our white stuff went early yesterday! So sorry you have another chest infection, please keep warm and give yourself a big hug like you always send to us.😘😘
To June Smith, hope you go carefully in this weather😘😘
Nanna Tina now I know what you went through, not easy!!!!😘😘
Elaine hope that Andrew is feeling a bit better.😘😘
PP, P in Wales, Craftysuetoo, Vera,Theresa,Sue, Dragon snap two - hope you are all well😘😘
Congratulations to Wednesday winner!!!!
On behalf of Owen and myself we send you all crafty hugs and thank you for caring
Just watching John on Hochanda, he has lifted my spirits.
Love and crafty hugs to all
Tina T xxxxx

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and Craftynettes,

Although I was won over by the graceful swirls and intricacies of Sue's designs and just about faint when I see the swirly ones with tuille bows and pearls and flowers, THIS is my speed. This one has a little dirt under its fingernails, and I LOVE it!!! Makes me wish for some craft card, of all things. My garden shadow box arrived early this week and the baby one on Friday, and so did the Family Tree!!! I showed them to a woman at work who does scrapbooking, and she said, "I think I finally found someone who has it worse than me."
By which she meant being addicted to papercrafting and supplies. She's more electronic than me and has a Silhouette, which is like a Cricut. Do you have those in the U.K.? They never appealed to me because operating them is too much like working on the computer at work. Die cutting is FUN! It's like playing! I like to play card factory!
Anne of Calne, I'm so envious! Enjoy the envy! You're the winner!!! Everybody wishes we could be you!
Pam, on the other hand, you can enjoy our sympathy. Same with Tina and Elaine and NannaTina. We don't wish to be you at the moment, but we do wish you the best while you go through what nobody wants to go through. Take good care of yourselves and let others take care of you, too.
We can't do much from here except wrap you in a blanket of healing light and ask the Universe to carry you.
Donita in R.I.

gwen70 said...

Adore this card Sue, really must get this die collection, such a useful addition

Annie's messy stamping said...

Really gorgeous card Sue. Love the rustic look.

Annie P

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful card and great video. Love how the white pencil with the kraft card brings everything to life. Love all the shadow box dies and accessories, they help greatly with imagination.
Congratulations to Anne from Calne.
Sending crafty hugs to all xx
Marion S x

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely card today, craft card and pencil make a lovely combination don't they. Thank you for the hints and tips. John is so good at showing off your dies, we do miss you but it's nice to know you can concentrate on designing the dies and take a step back from the tv demoing and know they are in safe hands.
Love Diane G xxx
Congratulations to Annie enjoy your card xxx
Pam oh no poor you, look after yourself, you are more important than work although I know you will be worried about their comments. Xxxx
Sending hugs to Tina Tina and Elaine xxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I just love this card, keep looking at it. I think the shaddow box designs are up there with your best.

Love Rosemarie X X

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue love love this card I think the shadow box collection is wonderful you can do so much with them I am waiting to get the dies they are sold out everywhere I'll keep looking thank you sue love always
June horrocks xxxxxxxx
Congratulations Ann xx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a lovely card and love yesterday's too was traveling all yesterday so didn't manage to check any of the blogs but catching up now, sitting at the pool enjoying the sun.
Nancyd xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - what a wonderful card, will enjoy watching the video later to see how you have achieved this. Just caught some of John's show this morning and he is so good at showing just what your amazing dies can do. Am looking forward to the rest of today's shows. Have the recorder set for those I can't watch live. Congratulations to Anne on winning your beautiful card. Best wishes

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love your shadow box cards. They are so versatile and can be themed in so many ways.
Thank you for the demo.
Véronique L

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the card. love Jean Z xxxx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, what a lovely card, and a great video. Not a great gardener myself but have friends who are so this would be a really lovely card for them.
Off to watch the the TV shows.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love love love this, fabulous

Rosemary Stickland said...

Wonderful card for a gardener, male or female.
Rosemary xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

So cute - this is the Shadow Box set that I want to start my SB collection with and of course those Delightful your card!

Congratulations to Anne...


craftynanna said...

Fantastic card Sue, I have never made a card with craft card before but I will be having a go now, I just need the garden dies at the top of the list.
Pam I hope you recover quickly, take care.
Tina T you are in my thoughts, I have just read Donita's post and I echo the ending of her post, xx
Elaine take care,
Congratulations to Anne on her lovely prize, hugs Johanna

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning card, great for male & female gardener's. Congratulations to Anne. Yvonne xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Do adore your garden Shadow box set, and using colour onto craft card gives areally nice finish. Thats a technique I may well borrow, thank you.

Heather R Oxfordshire

Suemac said...

Love the shadow box cards

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, what a lovely card, great for people that love gardening, will catch the video a bit later. Well done Anne on winning the giveaway card. Have a great day all. Bx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. What a lovely card which could be used for male or female. Got to go, heard there's been a takeover at Hochanda so I need to watch. SueL x

hazel young said...

Beautiful shadow box Sue x xhazel

June Horrocks said...

Just watched the tutorial sue loved it xxxxxxx

Anne said...

I need to get this gardening set as I have so many people I could use it for. Love the shadow box dies and it is so good that you only need on main die and then can buy extra sets to go with it. Lovely card, Sue and a great tip about the pencils.

Anne (Northampton)

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue fabulous card I really must get this shadow box die I'm sure I'd use it over & over I'm enjoying the CE take over on Hochanda
Congratulations to Anne enjoy your prize
Special caring thoughts for Tina & Owen Nanna Tina Elaine & Andrew Pam I hope you feel better soon take good care of yourself
Sending good wishes to all

Karin van eijk said...

this is gorgeous Sue
Gr Karin

Clare Powell said...

Great card, I got the garden shadowbox for Christmas so will be having a go of this card x

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card Sue. Congratulations to Anne.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sie, super card especially men and women gardeners too.
Congratulations to Anne, enjoy your gift.
Take care xx

Bejay Roles said...

I really do need to get this die set this year as I think my sister would love it as a birthday card...I also need to get the Christmas one. I'm off to watch the video now to enjoy with a cuppa.
Congratulations Anne for winning this week's card.
Bejay xx

Anonymous said...

Striking card Sue, I love the way you have put the touches of colour on all the die cuts.
VC xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Great for any gardening relations and friends. I love all the little elements. Thanks for your video. Congratulations to the very lucky card winner.

nattyboots said...

Beautiful card Sue, congrats to Anne .

Aww Pam so sorry to hear you have another infection , i hope you have no need to go out in this horrid weather ? look after yourself, big hugs . xxxx

Tina and Owen ,sending you big hugs.xx

Nanna Tina ,Nice to hear from you, keep up the good work . xx

Donita ,sending you love and a Thank You . xx

Andrew feels a little better today .

Thank you all for your kind words my friends , you know who you are

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and the Wilsonettes,
What a pretty card this one is Sue and so nice for either sex i think with it still being amongst us that like pretty in card making. It's not too girly looking but could still be for either or as it just looks so bonnie. I wonder if it would encourage my friend to make his garden look more like a garden instead of a barren stoney dumping ground for when he finds things that he can give a new home to with a little bit of fixing, lol. Thank you flower for another brightened day that keeps us going and i hope that you are missing out on this cold and flu that is going around.
Well done Anne, i hope that you get rare encouragement from your beautiful WOW, enjoy flower.
Pam, honest it wasn't me that gave you the largy or flu that my dear husband decided to spread to Rory and I because he doesn't know what a hankie is for nor does he not understand the concept of covering this mouth before coughing and that does not include making his hand into a megafone to cast it as wide spread as possible. I can recommend real lemons with honey and hot water to at least ease a sore throat, and i have just got in my new supply from Matthew from Asda in his little white and green van. Just remember flower, work will be there when you're not and unfortunately more and more places of work you are just a number no matter how good your attendance is, so take the doctors line and get yourself better flower. Oh and i'm awful glad that i hadn't made a right numpty of myself in seeing if that was early morning Pam/ our Pam, lol.
Tina flower, i'm glad that you had a sleep flower, it would do you the world of good if not including the glass of prosecco. There is only so much a body can take flower and i think your's has been on high alert long enough. Please try and take some care of yourself, you need it after all that you have been through with your beloved Peter. Sending hugs to you and Owen with my prayers and love.
Tres, it's so nice to see you back again flower. And June, please, please be careful as you have now i hoped finished having trouble with your knee that was operated on and we don't want you going back the way with it.
Well it is so nice to see the sun out up here even if it is just kid on warmth that it is projecting. It reminds me of my first boss's shop where he had this contraption above the door to the back room and it went red when switched on, but it never actually gave out any heat, it was just to make you feel as if it wasn't as cold. I'll tell you , i used to hate having to wash folks hair in there in the the winter as they would end up with the cold while having to wait around for their hair to get sorted. On a Monday when i was in with the apprentice, i used to put on the hairdryers that our older ladies that still got shampoo arnd sets sat under. Our snow has remained on the hills and fields so it looks pretty and it is mostly off our roads now so it's driveable again.
Sending hugs to Tina and Owen, Elaine, Andrew and Helen, and to all that need, could do with or just want, my hugs are on their way,
love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil Village)

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I absolutely love this card. Thanks for the video with the usual hints and tips. Although I don't have the daisy dies I will be making my version of this card for my sister's birthday next month with some older flower dies that I do have. She is a keen gardener and loves using craft card herself so I know she will love this one.

Pam - please take care of yourself and get well soon.

Anne from Calne - Congratulations on being the Wednesday Winner, enjoy your beautiful card.


Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue what a super card I do like this set love from Jackie xx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Lovely, pretty card today.
Congratulations to Anne.
Pam, sorry you have another infection. Keep in, keep warm and keep crafting!!
Tina & Owen, love and prayers.
Elaine, love to you and Andrew.
NannaTina, love and prayers.
Laine, are you alright??
Donita, I have a cricut.
love to all
Maureen xxx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous card. I love kraft card. Thanks for sharing.
Congrats to Anne.
Get well soon Pam.
Have a great day everyone.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
well, you've done it again - hit the nail on the head or put the garden in a card. It's a lovely, lovely card. And even better, I've got the dies - just couldn't resist the ladybird!
Your colours are really yummy, just beautiful.
Hugs, Rose

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Love this card and thanks for the great video, I really must get this garden set. Congratulations to Anne on winning your beautiful card.

Pam hope that you'll get of the chest infection soon, take good care of yourself xxx
Caring hugs to Tina, Nanna Tina and Elaine

Love and best wishes to everyone

Kate's Cards said...

Lovely card and I love the versatility that the shadow box die obviously has. xx

Sue MacFall said...

Love these shadow-box dies, Sue. Lovely rustic card - ideal for gardeners !! Thank you.

scrAPpamondo said...

Fabulous shadow box, love the neautral colours and the wonderful diecuts!

sandy acland said...

I absolutely love this card. Its not colours I would use normally, but its beautiful.
And I need to think out of my box more often:0)

Sandy (tort)

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Lovely card really enjoyed watching the video thankyou for your inspiration.

Congratulations to Anne winning the card.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Brilliant card - love it.
Beverley W

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

A very cute card. I am not a lover of craft card, but still this is really nice! Loving the flowers obviously!

Pam, sorry to hear your poorly again. Get well soon! Xxx

Love Helen xxx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I just love your shadow die cards they are so versatile can't wait to see what your next collection brings. Tina look after yourself you must be exhausted. Hugs to Elaine and Nanna Tina. Pam listen to your doctor and take time to recover.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Stunning, love all the shadow box dies and my collection is slowly growing. Look forward to future additions to this range...

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card Sue. Have t watched the video yet as watching Julia at the moment but will watch later. Thank you for sharing. I have the Christmas SB so will utilise that.
Hope you will soon be better Pam.

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, that is one fabulous Garden shadow box, I love the whole layout and your colour choice to. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Sandra said...

Hi Sue,
Love today's card, the SB dies are such a brilliant idea, the possibilities are endless!
You can't go wrong with Kraft card in my oplinion, I love the 'rustic' look.
I am off to look at your video.

hettygarlick said...

A very smart card for anyone who is a keen gardener. I love the little ladybird!

Disco Queen said...

Stunning card Sue. Love how you used the Kraft card. Thanks for sharing this technique with us. Theresa x

Gloria Robey said...

Hi Sue enjoyed the video .I do think your shadow box dies are amazing. Can't wait to see what you have in store for us. Congratulations to Anne . Gloria ( sidcup ) xx

Janie McD said...

Good Morning Sue, a wonderful card to brighten anyone's day. Can just see so many options with colours and amazing in Kraft card. Love your shadow box dies x Jane

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
The use of Kraft Card on this card is just perfect.
Such a lovely die set and can be used for so many friends and family who love their gardens, plants and flowers!
I enjoyed your video and am off to search fir my Kraft card!
Lesley S x
In grey West Sussex!

Pawprintx4 said...

I saw this video on You Tube before and loved the way you used the white pencil on Kraft paper to get the vintage effect. I would have never thought of that.
Congrats to Anne in winning this lovely card.
Stephanie K

Vie Carter said...

Lovely card, love all your shadow box cards


Mary Lynn Cox said...

I like these shadowbox cards so much! It is amazing what all can be done with them. They are very versatile.

Robin Sachs said...

Good morning, Sue. Beautiful card. I love the shadow box dies. They are so versatile. I am working on collecting all of them. I loved today's video! Thanks so much for sharing.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Gorgeous !! and ideal for a garden lover.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

sued99 said...

I absolutely love this card. I have made so many shadow box cards but am still enjoying using them. Xx

Fiki said...

so pretty card!
hugs, Ŧĭƙĭ

Jane Franklin said...

Love the shadow box concept, and the tips you've given us on the video. Oh dear more dies to add to my need list!
Congrats to Anne on your win. Best wishes all luv jxxx

theresa w said...

Hi sue x
Fantastic card sue x i was lucky enough to get this set for christmas so may have to borrow your idea if you don't mind x will watch the video later as your lovely team have taken over my weekend !
Congratulations anne xxx
Pam sending you a warm healing hug xxx
Nannatina and tina t sending you both special hugs x
Elaine sending you hugs too x
Yvonne hope your parents are both doing well x
Laine hope you're well x
Wheely missing you x
Tracy hope your having a lovely crafty shop x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
A lovely Shadow box csrd. Tell me Sue, how do you manage to use the spray glue, without getting it all over your fingers?
Margaret xx

barbara macaskill said...

I love the antique look of this rustic card! So pretty and it would be a great guy card too which makes it even more awesome!
Congratulations to Anne on being the Wednesday card winner! TFS!

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a great card for either retirement or for those men who are so difficult to make cards for. I'm very busy watching Hochanda this weekend to see if I can pick up any more of your dies.


Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card & looks so organic & lovely with using the craft card.
I love the design of this & would suit many occasions for the gals & the boys alike.

Crafty Hugs

Haze T (Norwich)

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Fabulous Shadow box Card, love the garden set and it's rustic style.
Congrats to Anne winning the Wednesday card !

Many warm hugs to all wilsonette's and to my friends
Maria x

ursula said...

An amazing card Christina, just right for the man in my life and other male card recipients...your tutorials are always so informative too, thank you Sue...luv Ursula xx

Janet Wilson said...

Beautiful card, love the kraft with the white.

liz spooner said...

Beautiful card Sue, looks so lovely with using the craft card.xx

CraftyJo said...

Wouldn't this be perfect for a guy too? Especially in those colours.

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card today will watch the video later. I have the birthday set so might have to get this one as well. Love this rustic look.

Theresa Pace said...

lovely rustic card. the pencils make it pop, hugs xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I just have a feeling that I may be late tomorrow so I'm doing this now.
The Garden Shadow Box Die was the one I bought although I added a few extras - the girlie ones and baby ones! I've also discovered that the MDF bits from CE may be used in these cards. I have spades, forks, trowels , plantpots etc etc!
It's a great idea ! I love today's card and thank you for the excellent tip on the use of a white pencil! Sue , whatever will you come up with next? Will it cost me a lit of money???? Lol.
Pam - so sorry you aren't well! Thinking of you and sending lots of love - where would we be without you ! Take care my friend!
Tina, Nanna Tina and Elaine lots of love coming your way too.
Laine - missing you - hope you are not ill. Your input is sorely missed!
Yvonne - I do hope your parents are making progress and that you are not too tired trying to help! I'm going to be very serious for a minute and say that if you need a break or someone to talk to please call on Maureen - I know we tease each other but only friends can do that . Maureen will really help you , she is one in a million! I just hope she doesn't read this - it may make her faint!!!
Lovely be to all who need support on this lovely blog!
It's the best!
Thank you Sue, Love Myra xxx

Theresa said...

Good evening Sue
Well it is most definitely a card for all occasions and either sex and any age today
You just have to choose the right colour combo .
Pam so sorry to read you are again not well with a chest infection you rest up and keep warm
My mum always used to say work will be there when we are not so doctors orders rest eh
Tina And Owen hugs and a prayer that you have the courage and strength to see you through
Nanna T special hugs and good wishes
Elaine hope Andrew is feeling a little better you know sometimes I wonder if these well wishes mean a lot to the person they are meant for then I thought if I was in your position every caring word would mean so much so my thought are with ya Hun
Yevonne caring thoughts and well wishes to you and your parents
Norah you take care of yourself stay in bed and keep warm
Well done to Anne on winning the Wednesday card you lucky lady
Sue have a fantastic weekend with those you love
Hugs to all that may need one
Theresa G xx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Great card. I love craft card too.

Went to craftworld in Glasgow today. Bought the noble ovals and the retail therapy set among a few other bits and bobs. Used my voucher up too. The staff are so lovely there I'm almost on first name terms with them all nothing's ever a bother to them if u need to ask anything.
Was gutted they didn't have the striped nurstirsiums tho that's what I wanted so badly ah well next time lol

Love to all xx

Myra said...

Forgot yo say Congratulations Anne - you have won a truly beautiful card! X
Love Myra

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue
,You certainly raised the bar when you designed these dies, they are so flexible. Love them.
Oops love the card.xx
Love Brenda xxx

Jean Iddeson said...

Is this the shadow box you use for the retail therapy and could you tell us which shadow boxes for the differnt categories please thank you Jean Iddeson I really love you cards xx😀

Karen M said...

Good evening Sue
Gorgeous card really lovely,lots of ideas
Congratulations to Anne &
Pam get well soon
Best wishes
Karen M

Laura O' Connor said...

fab card love all the little elements to this card ,Laura O

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Love this - brilliant shadow box collection, love and hugs Alison xx

Betty McAlister said...

Great Shadow Box card Sue, especially made in Kraft card.
Get well soon Pam. Congratulations to Anne. Xx

ang said...

Lovely card, must admit these dies are growing on me,quite fancy the baby one but I should be dieting. Manchester show soon I'll see what I can find there angxx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

I think this is a great Card. I love the Shadow box dies and the rustic style you have used. I think it would also be a great male Card. Thanks for sharing.

Congratulations Anne from Calne.

Best wishes

Anonymous said...

Absolutely delightful card . I have two shadow box sets chritmas and birthday will have to add this one to my collection now . Thank you for the inspiration love Yvonne Bennett xx

dragonswing said...

Really love this card. So much can be done with it.

maz said...

This is a work of art, would do for anyone not just gardeners, like it a lot! Thank you

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue

I am still running late with my comments. Not had time to look at the video yet, but that is my aim later tonight.

I love this card and being a gardener myself I think its gorgeous.

Love Dorothy
of Baldock

julie laz said...

Beautiful xxx