Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

Hi crafters!  Today's card is one of those that I was really happy with when I finished it, it really sang to me so I hope you will like it.  I cut the Pacific Ocean Background in to a piece of deep wine card (from my stash).  I cut it in black and well and offset it behind for a shadow.  I backed it in white then cut the centre rectangle shape out of it to create a frame.  I added mounting foam to the back to raise it.  I used the Trellis Edger to cut a continuous background out of coconut white card.  I backed it with white card and seated the frame over it.  Next I cut the Molly die in black and matted it in white and seated it inside the frame using foam.  I stamped my sentiment and cut it out with the inside oval die.  I used the slightly larger oval cut in deep wine card to mat it before adding it to the centre of the die.  I cut several sizes of the Striped Nasturtium die in white using only the solid dies in the set.  I inked the edges with Picked Raspberry and spritzed them with water.  I scrunched them up then allowed them to dry before assembling them into three flowers of varying sizes.  I added a black pearl to the centres and inked the edges again.  I seated the flowers around the focal element and added pieces cut from the Family Tree as accents cut out of black card.  I completed the card with white, deep wine and black mats.  The finished dimensions are 5 3/4" x  8 1/4" in size.  If you would like to be entered into the drawing for a chance to win this card, just leave a comment.  The winner will be announced on Saturday's blog post.  All for now, Sue x

























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189 comments:

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card love the colours.
Nancyd xx

Pam said...

Gorgeous card for the Wednesday giveaway, someone is going to be delighted. Thanks to you.
Tina,, thank you for the updates on Peter, I'm so sorry that he is not doing well, the blessing is that he is pain free and that you have nursing help. Please take care of yourself, this is such a difficult time. I'm glad you think of me as a friend.
Elaine, sad day for you Andrew and Helen yesterday, hope all went as well as could be expected.
June, you are amazing with your tips, I need you to sort out my craft stash. I read about the ladies going into the craft room to work, space would be a fine thing in mine lol.
Yvonne, hope you have got over your journey and that Mum and Dad are a little better. Your company will cheer both of them up.
Laine, the thing about dusting is if you do it it comes back again, never ending story.
Ladies, if you are the posse does that mean I am the criminal???
Hugs to all including our missing friends. Wrap up warm, we have wild winds here today.

Dragonsnap2 said...

What a beautiful card. Anyone would be so pleased to own this. Good luck bloggers! I know I'd love it.

Hugs to all in need including missing friends here.

Happy crafting.

D xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a beautiful card, such pretty flowers.
Take care Kitty.

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Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. I thought I could hear something, it was you singing, if it makes you happy - sing. It's beautiful Sue, good job you make more than one of the same samples at least you won't feel too bereft when you address the winners envelope lol.
I would imagin you burst into song every day, I would if my work was as stunning as yours ☺ so I'll send you a big hug to end my post as I normally do and hope you enjoy your day with plenty of happy tunes xx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
beautiful colors! !
The dies all go together so well- what a beautiful giveaway card - how can you bare to part with it Sue?
Hugs
Muriel x

Donna Golby said...

Beautiful card. Love the colour and the flowers are delightful.
Must say my craft space is cluttered as well but my main issue is my chair I just can't get it positioned right. Oh well managed to make some happy new year cards. I know you are all saying a bit late but it's for the ladies at craft club and we only start back this week.
Hugs to Tina through this absolutely devastating time.
Have a great day all

Donna

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, well this card is just stunning, what a fabulous choice for the giveaway, someone is going to be very lucky to receive it. Have a great day. Bx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the dies thank you you are so talented thank you tracyw x

Deborah Artliff said...

Good morning Sue what a stunning card and the design is wonderful and I love the colours you have used
Have a lovely day

Debs Cards xx

Karen Drew said...

Beautiful card. Love the colours
Luv
Karen xx

auscrafts said...

stunning card ,colours are so pretty

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Beautiful card, love the hint of the shadow on the background die and the colours are gorgeous, I'm not surprised it sang to you. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Fab card Sue.

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Wow, this is gorgeous. I'm sure it will sing to a lot of other people today too Sue! The colours are lovely and I love all the dies you've used. As for the flowers, well what can I say but they are just beautiful. I love the use of the trellis edger behind the frame too. Can you tell I really like this card I wonder?

Love Helen xxx

Donita Naylor said...

Wow, Sue, Wow!

So elegant!

I would never have guessed those were the nasturtiums! Thanks for yet another way to use them! That might be your hardest-working flower!

Makes me regard Molly much more fondly, and wish for the Pacific Ocean background.

My first shadow box came in the mail today, the garden set. This weekend my stamping friends are getting together so everyone can try out my Sue Wilson dies. It's so nice to watch them fall in love like I did.

Love to all, especially all who need a little extra love right now.

Tina T, I hope the love being sent in your direction will float you through all that is to come.

Donita in RI


Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful colors and dimension!

Tina T said...

Hi Sue and crafters all,
Lovely card Sue, pretty colours!!!!
Pam - my friend I have just lost Peter xxxxxx
Love and crafty hugs to all
Tina T xxxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue.
This card sings to me too Sue, it's stunning and has great impact due to the dramatic wine/black/white colour combo-beautiful! X

JennyH said...

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

Netty The Runner said...

Everything about this card is wonderful. Love all the dies and the the flowers are definitely on my shopping list.
Annette x

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card. It sings to me too! Thank you for sharing.
Tina T.......am so dreadfully sorry to hear about Peter. Both of you have had an awful time recently. I'm sure Sue won't mind us passing on our deepest sympathies to you. R.I.P. Peter.
Hugs.

Teresa c said...

Another pretty one Sue would love your imagination for a day love all your cards xx

hollyberry said...

A really beautiful card,love those colours.
Tina T deepest sympathy,am thinking of you xxx

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Sue love the colours x xhazel

Dawn Searle said...

Good morning Sue
A really stunning card Sue, I would be singing too if I won this card. The colours really brighten this dull winters day. That raspberry colour is lovely.
Have a good day everyone, sending hugs to everyone.

Dawn Searle xxx❤

Debra K. said...

Wonderful card! Love the design and the gorgeous flowers.

Tina T. So very sorry for your loss. Sending you and your family my biggest hugs. Debra x

TDQ Karen said...

Tina, my heart goes out to you. I am so sorry for your loss.xx



Beautiful card Sue. Xxx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a gorgeous card to have as a giveaway today, someone is going to be very lucky indeed to win this.

Tina T - I am very sorry to hear that Peter has passed away. special hugs my friend xxx

Craft club starts up again today, we are doing a card using the pages dies, sorry Sue I don't think you have brought any out like this, but am usi9ng the noble square's for the layering.

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

Annie's messy stamping said...

Stunning card today Sue. Love everything about it. Someone will be very lucky to win such a beautiful card.

Tina, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending big (((((HUGS)))))

Annie P
xxx

Karen Derbyshire said...

Love the colour of the card Sue, as well as the design.

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, yes this card sings to me as well. Truly beautiful in every way, I would love to win it.

Love Rosemarie X X

Hope you don't mind Sue but just wanted to let Tina know how sad I am to hear of her loss. I send my love, X

Marion Scott said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the colours you have used.xx

Tina T. So very sorry for your loss. Sending you big hugs and lots of love. Will be thinking of you in the coming days. xx

Marion S

Anonymous said...

Lovely card, Sue, made with the PI background which I was lucky enough to win - so full-on inspiration today. Great colours and those leaves again which I also have so hurrah! Fab flowers, too.
Tina T - couldn't be more sad for you losing Peter, it's been a terrible time for you lately. Sending huge hugs and hope you have lots of support. Please know that many of us on the blog are always here for you.
Pam - it means you're the Head Honcho! I'm in on the PAS, Laine. Think PAS will have to be the signal we're echoing Pam's comments.
Hugs to all.

'P' in Wales

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this is a stunning card the colours are beautiful and I love design and the dies. I enjoyed the video yesterday. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

PharmacyMichele said...

Wow-today's card is stunning, really gorgeous. Someone is going to be very happy when they receive this card.

Michele

A Happercrafter6 said...

What a superb card - just love everything about it.
Jan
Northampton

Donita Naylor said...

Me again. Speaking of stamens and that trick you showed us: Has anyone tried using the dandelion clocks as stamens?

Love,

Donita in RI

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very lovely. Love the wine colour.

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Love, love, love your beautiful card, right up my street.
TinaT so sorry to hear Peter has passed away, he is now at peace and pain free.
Sanding a few of these (((((hugs)))))
Everyone have a great day.
Patricia x

crossstitchmarg said...

Morning Sue,
Wow a gorgeous card today, love the colours you have used.
I love your Pacific Ocean die set.
Thanks for sharing
Maggie

Chris Curry said...

Everyone has already described this card perfectly, stunning,gorgeous,beautiful. I think I must have been on another planet when Molly was being shown as I have no memory of it. It is gorgeous, and what you have done with the nasturtium dies is brilliant.
Tina, I do not normally make personal comments on Sue's blogg but having been through what you are now having to suffer I do know what you are feeling and send you my condolences. Take care.
Thank you Sue. Xxx

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Such beautiful colours on this one, I can understand why its sings to you. They are such pretty flowers too.

Jayem said...

Hello Sue

This is a beautiful card and I absolutely adore the wine colour as the main accent. The card really appeals to my taste.

Thanks.

Jan from NSW (Aus)

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card today and what a lovely colour too ( I love your card stash colours!). I have to say the flower is beautiful, wouldn't have thought it was the nasturtium. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx

Tina I am so sorry to hear Peter has lost his battle, he sounded such a lovely man. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you a big hug xxx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, gorgeous colours and fabulous flowers.
B xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Morning Sue
Gorgeous card,clever use of all these dies just works so well,The flowers are so beautiful with the inked edges.
Thanks for sharing Jan x

maz said...

Stunning colour combo, and those flowers are beautiful! I'll have to buy the nasturtium die, seen you use it so many ways. Thank you 😊

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Stunning card, love everything about it :-) Hugs to all xxx

Sylvia Yates said...

A different colour combo today Sur. Very eye-catching. Love the nasturtium die. Will have to think about getting this. It's lovely x

susyjune said...

One of the nicest cards Iv'e seen

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Ann said...

Hi Sue loving the colour combo. Very striking . The design is beautiful, I really must get the family tree die , so versatile. Thankyou so much for your continued inspiration.🌸🌼🌸🌼🌸.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A lovely card, I love how you have used the trellis edger for the background, I still haven't 'mastered' my trellis edger yet for squares, more practice is required haha.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW This a gorgeous card. Loving the colours and dies. I dont have the Molly die but i am sure i could find another die to replace that one to have a go at making this one. Good Luck everyone for Saterday.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

SueJ said...

What a lovely card for someone to win, it's gorgeous.
Good luck everyone and thanks Sue x

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning card today, Clever use of the dies. The flowers are beautifully inked. Yvonne xx

stitchingranny said...

A stunning card and I love the black and plum colours on the white, not colours I would have chosen myself and yet I think its the colours that make it stand out so.
I love my Nasturtum dies, they are very versatile and can look very different by whether you use both pieces of the petals or just the plain or the striped and all look lovely.

Have a lovely day
Helen
xx

Ann said...

Ann said...
Hi Sue loving the colour combo. Very striking . The design is beautiful, I really must get the family tree die , so versatile. Thankyou so much for your continued inspiration.🌸🌼🌸🌼🌸.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A very pretty card, love the deep wine colour. I would never have guessed that the flowers are the nasturtiums.
Lydia
X

Linda Graham said...

Lovely card Sue,really like the colours you have used,the effect of the scrunched Nasturtium die is stunning,thank you,Linda x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful and stunning, the nasturtium die is on my birthday list , I will be singing too next month!!
LOL Anne from Calne xx

Anne said...

What a fabulous card, Sue. I love the colours.

Anne (Northampton)

Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, a stunning card with beautiful colours xx

Tressa said...

Beautiful card. Like the colour combination. Flowers are gorgeous.

Teresa

June Horrocks said...

What a beautiful card sue the dies are stunning I love the colours and the flowers are so preety
Love always June horrocks xxxxx

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Sue
A beautiful card this morning. I can see why this card sings to you!
I love everything about it, the colours, the dies and of course your exquisite flowers.
The lucky winner of this card will be over the moon!!
Lesley S x

dorothy cattanach said...

Good Morning Sue and Yes WOW. Really catches the eye card. Love the colours. I recently bought these dies, so a crafty Morning for me now.
Love and Hugs to all.
Thank you Sue for my daily Inspiration. I spend hours watching your lovely videos over and over again.
Have a lovely day.
Dorothy. xx

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, that wine colour is just stunning with that design, and I love how youve picked it up on the flower edges. I would love to win it its so beautiful. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

gwen70 said...

Wonderful card Sue, such beautiful colours

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

Gorgeous card for a giveaway!...really like that Trellis Edger background inside the PO frame and I watched you make those scrunched-up flowers on Hochanda recently and will definitely give that a try as soon as I get the Nasturtium die set back from my sister.

Izzy

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, such a pretty card to brighten up a cold windy miserable day. Love the colour combination. I don't know who would not be pleased to win this card.
Wendyx

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning Sue i love this card love the colour and the way you used the edger .
Hugs Catherine .

foxyg said...

This is a beautiful card Sue, in gorgeous colours.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
I just love everything about todays giveaway card , really beautiful,sending Good Luck to all especially me .

Pam, You have that rare talent for saying all the right words ,so can i join the posse also please .

Tina T , i am so very ,very sorry Peter was a very brave and courageous man R.I.P.Peter.

Cutting my post short today , my radiator is stone cold in the lounge and so am i brrrr really need to get it sorted .
Stay warm everyone ,hugs to all who need one.
Elaine H X

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue, what a beautiful card .Some one will be delighted to receive this card .I just need to buy the Molly die to make this one.Tina so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family . Gloria (sidcup ) xx

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

A really gorgeous card, it sang to me too, so pretty and classy.

Tina, my heartfelt condolences, may the pain of the elephant standing on your heart ease with time.

Love & hugs
Cheryl xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - just one word describes this card, well maybe two - absolutely beautiful! Such an unusual colour but it looks so delicate with the white. Who wouldn't want to win this? Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
that´s a beautiful card and the flowers are stunning.
Love the colour too.
Rolf xxx

Suemac said...

Love the colours a beautiful card

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card Sue.

Sue MacFall said...

Oh, this is so beautiful, Sue. Just love it and whoever wins it will be very lucky !!!

doreenj said...



Wow, what a stunner!!! Whoever wins this is a very lucky person!!!





Doreen x

Paula said...

This is such a pretty card Sue! I love everything about it. :)
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

IVY Cheong said...

I love this card and the embossing folder used. Hugs, Ivy x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning sue and all. A beautiful card to day as always. Your cards just blow me away , I love the colours you have used and the flowers are so pretty. My list and dies I want keep growing and I ordered 2 striplets after watching John and was playing with my dies by you last night. hugs and well wishes all round.... Wendy

doreenj said...



Just seen Tina's post, condolences from me, too,



Doreen x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This card is absolutely beautiful. I love it, all the dies go so well together and the colours are fab.
Hugs, Rose

Norah McPhee said...

Good morning Sue and all the lovely Wilsonettes,
Oh i do like this card Sue, it is such a warm and welcoming colour and since it is bitterly cold up here in Central Scotland we could do with something to give us that warm feeling. Nastrusiums is not one of my favourite flowers but i do like how you have just crinkled up the edges and tipped them with colour, it just adds that finishing touch to a beautiful card. The black in your design today looks so subtle and although you have used it in making the middle of your card, i had to go back and look really hard to see it as a shadow( the eyes are on strike like the rest of my body). YOur tree is so perfect for making foliage being of just the right size of leaves to add behind your lovely flowers. Thank you my lovely friend for a wonderful WOW.
Tina, lovely lady, i am so sorry to read that Peter has gone, i know that he had had a long fight and had been in a lot of pain until they had got control of it for him. Sending you hugs, prayers and love and oh how i wish it could be more, take care lovely lady and remember that people do care, Rest in peace Peter.x
Well Harry was on top form yesterday which was nice to see as he has been so limp and lifeless with the chest infection that he had, but he was back to his chatty wee self and getting into everything. He thinks that if he pulls his potty out from the toilet and has a quick seat on it(clothes intact) that he is then free to go and wash his hands in my wee toilets sink. I think he is going to be a surgeon as he thinks he needs to scrub them 3 times over numerous minutes before i can get him away from the sink. He doesn't wait now for me to lift him onto the wee stool, he manages to climb up himself, although thank goodness he can't yet manage to put down the silly plunger plug yet otherwise i would be having a flood, lol.
My friends daughter managed to get me two of the Olaf adult knitting kits so i have plenty of yarn in the colour for making some little jumpers for my special little neices as they love that film Frozen. I got such a lovely exciteable hello Auntie Norah on Sunday from them, they just make me so happy. I had to cut Kaylee the oldest ones' hair as she has never had any one else ever cut her hair, which was just like her mum and Auntie Fiona as i had just always done their hair and in some weird and wonderful for her mum, Tracey who has been red, black, blonde, purple to name but a few. THis past wee while she has stayed black with the black kohl eyes, which as i said to Tracey i get that look and it doesn't cost me a penny, that Edinburgh Zoo had called as one of their panda's was missing and got told it was me, hee hee.
Anyway i am going to have a day by the fire and see if i can't finish my first sleeve and start the second one of my Olaf cardigan(it's a bum warmer at 30"). Elaine, i know you will be glad to see the end of your lovely son Andrew's treatment so i send hugs to him and his poor wife Helen who could really do with some as well after yesterdays events, it is going to take her a long time to start remembering the happy memories of her brother, but i hope and pray that she takes each day as it comes and remembers that there are friends and family that will just give her a cuddle as no words are needed.
Hugs to all my lovely Wilsonettes that need, could do with or just want them,
love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil Village)

Disco Queen said...

Wow! I love this card Sue. It is so quintessentially you. I would be over the moon to be able to give this card Center place on my wall if inspiration. Fingers crossed. Theresa x

Beryl Treble said...

Lovely card Sue.
Tina, so sorry to hear about Peter. Thoughts and prayers to you and all your family.

Chaffinch said...

You have a right to be pleased - it is a lovely card.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Love the colour scheme for today's card. There is certainly a lot going on in the design but fortunately the elements are not fighting with each other for attention and it all works well together. Thanks for the inspiration.

Lisbeth

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
what beautiful use of your dies on today's card. It's lovely and I like the fact that although you've used black gems for the inside of the flowers, you've used pearls for the card itself.
Tina, I am so sorry to read the sad news about Peter. Please accept my deepest condolences, love and prayers.
It's lovely to see you Norah.
Pam, if we are the posse you are the Sherriff.
Love to all who are ill or in pain.
Maureen xx

Anonymous said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this stunning card Sue. The pluim colourec card is gorgeous. I'd love to win, but wish everyone else good luck in the draw.
VC xx

lapishl said...

Well what a beautiful card x Lovely colours and a fabulous design.
I would love to win this but again, win everyone good luck x

Rosie said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card this morning and a freebie too. Just love the colour combination and thos flowers, they are just so gorgeous.....Love Rosie from Chorley...xxxx

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue what a fabulous card I love the rich colours & the nasturtium is amazing I wish my flowers turned out looking like yours guess I have to keep practising
Tina I'm so sorry to hear about Peter you've been through such an ordeal sending you caring hugs & thoughts & hoping you have a lot of support from family & friends
Sending good wishes to all

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue what a fabulous card I love the rich colours & the nasturtium is amazing I wish my flowers turned out looking like yours guess I have to keep practising
Tina I'm so sorry to hear about Peter you've been through such an ordeal sending you caring hugs & thoughts & hoping you have a lot of support from family & friends
Sending good wishes to all

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love the card the colour and the flowers are beautiful. love Jean Z xxx

Betty McAlister said...

Gorgeous card Sue. One very lucky winner on Saturday.
Tina T, my condolences on your loss, Peter fought very hard but he is at peace now. Xxx

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Gorgeous card,lovely colours & pretty flowers,
Best wishes
Karen M

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Would just like to pass on my condolences to Tina T,so sorry for your loss
Thank you Sue
Karen M

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. Gorgeous colours and dies you have used. I love the pretty flowers.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card for us today, love the flowers and the colours.
Take care everyone, Jess xxx

Jeanie said...

Hi Sue .a absolutley gorgeous card and the colours are beautiful
Thank you for sharing .jeanie.e

ursula said...

An absolute stunner, just love these colours together...those flowers are amazing, do not begin to look like you used the Nasturtium die, thanks, what inspiration Sue....Would love to rehome it....luv Ursula xx

val jones said...

Beautiful Sue and just love the colour combo.
Love Val in Spain xxx

hettygarlick said...

That's a really gorgeous card. I love it!

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
This card sings to me too! It is beautiful! The Molly Die is lovely and so useful and I love your flowers as usual as well as the plum shade with the black and white. The whole thing is really gorgeous.
Tina T - I'm so very sorry! You have been through such a lot and Peter will be missed by his loving family but his pain is now over! Sending you my love and condolences at this time.
Thank you Sue.
Pam - a posse can only be led by a good guy/ lady!!! Maybe I just watched too many cowboy films !! I have a younger brother!!
Love to all the lovely ladies on the blog!
Take care in this rather windy weather!
Love Myra xx

Karin van eijk said...

this is gorgeous Sue
Gr Karin

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue
Thank You For "Today's Truly Tremendous Wednesday Gift Card" Its Just Superb In Everyway,
I Love The Colour Combination Of The Deep Wine/Black?Coconut White Such Rich Striking Colours.
I Just Love "The Pacific Ocean Background" I Love How You've Created An Aperture And Then Used
"The Extremely Versatile Trellis Edger Die" It Looks Truly Outstanding, Then Using "The Very Beautiful
Molly Die" For Your Sentiment.
Then Comes "The Stupendous Striped Nasturtiums Die" Your Flowers Are Truly Remarkable.
Then To Add To "Today's Masterpiece" You've Used "The Extravagant Family Tree" Using The
Amazing Leaves As Foilage To Today's Extremely Beautiful Card, No Wonder You Were Thrilled With
The Results, I Would Have Been Extremely Thrilled.......
Sue Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin And Heather
Sue Love And Huge Hugs 🤗 To Yourself
Love From Sam xxx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
A lovely card although. I love the flowers.
Regards,
Evis M.

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
Love this wine colour, and the flowers look lovely
Margaret xx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous card so pretty. Love the wine colour with black and white.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

theresa w said...

Hi sue x
Stunning card sue x love the colours x I think its amazing what you have done with the flowers x such a versatile die x thankyou so much for your inspiration x
Tina t so so sorry to hear the news x sending all my love and condolences to you and your family x
Theresa w xxx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Such a lovely card I was lucky enough to win this beautiful background and use it all the time. Tina you are in my thoughts.

julie laz said...

Hi sue, what a beautiful card we have today, always love your flowers, the colours on the card are right up my street, crafty hugs Julie laz xx

Bejay Roles said...

Hi, Sue,
What a stunner! The flowers are divine and I love that raspberry card you used, what a deep and rich colour that is. Whoever wins this week is going to be thrilled when the card arrives, as always, I'm sure we've all got our fingers crossed for you to pick out name out of the hat. Thanks for continuing to bring us such wonderful creations every day on your blog.
Bejay xx

jenny Briggs said...

Hi sue
Beautiful card and the colours compliment each other so well

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, this is a gorgeous card and I love it. The deep wine is such a rich colour and is enhanced by both the white background and black trimmings. Someone is going to be a very happy winner.

Tina T - so very sorry to read your news, you are one brave lady. Please accept my condolences and know that I am thinking of you and your family.

Frances

missypope said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card, as usual. Wish I had your fantastic ideas, you are brilliant. Would love to win this card, thanks xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Chris is my sister, and I echo her post. xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

A very dramatic and memorable card,Sue. Love the colours. I think I could do end all year just using the Pacific and Indian sets.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Such a lovely card and the flowers are gorgeous

Tina I'm so sorry and send you my deepest sympathy and lots of caring hugs

Love and best wishes to everyone
Pat

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue and crafters

Wed already?? These weeks are flying by. I love the kinda swirly detail on this one and the colours are fab. Adore the flowers xx

Tina t. I'm so sorry for ur loss I've been there too with my dad 6 months ago it's such a struggle but at least he's not suffering anymore.
Thinking of u and ur family. Will say a wee prayer too xx

Laine. I'm doing ok love plodding along. Work has been hard going now I'm back to full time however I get to go to craft world on sat as a treat lol woo hoo xx
Love to all x

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Love the colours and I think those beautiful flowers finish the card nicely. SueL x

Theresa said...

Hi Sue
Wonderful card beautiful colours fantastic dies
How you can part with your creations is beyond me. Lol
But whoever wins it is in for a treat. Good luck folks
Tina T my heart goes out to you. Like a few on here I wish there was more I could do or say to make this sad sad time a little easier
But there is not so please accept my heartfelt condolences to you and your family hugs
Hugs to all that need one and I know there are a few
Love Theresa G xx

Yvonne Nicholson said...

What a beautiful card would love to win it. I love your color combo.
Yvonne

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card for thr Wednesday giveaway I love the colour's so elegant
Love &Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Tina T I'm so very sorry to hear Peter has passed away sending you my Love & Hug's your in my thoughts & prayers xxxx

Elaine sending you & Andrew love & Hug's hope your both ok xx
Hug's for Tracy Wheelybad Billy Laine PP Yvonne's & mum &Dad June Pam Lorraine hope your all ok (((((((Hug's))))))))
Hug's for everyone xx


Rosemary Stickland said...

Beautiful card, love the colours.
Rosemary xx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Thinking of you at this sad time Tina. Condolences to you all xx

judy Hollers said...

Hi Sue. This is a stunning card. The colors are warm and inviting. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful card on this rainy day.

Anonymous said...

I love this wine color with the off set black. This is a great process. Very nice card. Myra from Florida

Margaret Iddon said...

Beautiful as usual.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, wow what a gorgeous card. The colours are amazing and so are all the dies. Thank you.

Barbara V

Suzzette Yandle said...

This card design is singing to me as well. Must be the black card that makes it stand out more. I like the technique of inking the flower petals, then misting the flower pieces and scrunching them up. Nice look for the flowers. Thank you for sharing your ideas.

Pam Hackett said...

Tina, I've just got home from work and I am so devastated to read your post. I know the pain that you are feeling now as I have been through it, but you know Peter is now at peace and will live forever in your heart as the strong and lovely man that he was. Please take care and accept all of the help you can. I along with your friends on the blog all wish we could do more to help you., I send my deepest sympathy to you and the family and I am wrapping you in the most comforting hug I can. I will be here for you dear friend, I wish I could do more.

Vie Carter said...

Beautiful

Vie
x

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love it - dies, colours, construction - everything....

Maggie said...

Hi Sue
Oh wow I'm in Love not just with your design but the colour of the card...........I need this in my stash please please do creative expressions stock it.....if not pretty please can you make it happen❤❤❤❤❤😍.

MaggieH Capricorncrafts

Xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
A real stunner for this weeks give away. Who wouldn't be delighted to win this. Do love the colour and the way in which you have used the flower die, it amazes me at how different flowers can be made from your dies.
Heather R Oxfordshire

Robin Sachs said...

Good morning, Sue. I absolutely love this card - so beautiful. Great color choice. I would love to win this card.

DeCor said...

Sue lovely card. Love the colours and how you did the flowers. I was really admiring them as I read how you did them.

Tina my deepest condolences at your loss. Take comfort from those around you.

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is stunning, those dies work so perfectly and so does the lovely rich colour.
Who ever gets to own this beauty is one very lucky person.

I am the only one having trouble with adding your cards to pinterest, not what i have done but it is only your cards i am having trouble with.

Laura O' Connor said...

great card Sue ,love the colour scheme ,Laura O

Janet Wilson said...

Fab card, love the wine colour & the flowers

Barbara (C) said...

Particularly like the colour combination of todays card. Flowers really enhance the overall design....BarbaraC

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue!
Loved all Johns demos on Hochanda with the alcohol inks, amazing samples.

liz spooner said...

Beautiful, what a stunning colour combo.xx

gailgale said...

What a lovely card!!!
I love this new background die.
It is so beautiful!!!

karenlotty said...

Very pretty I live the rich colours

Nanny Jo said...

Beautiful, Sue. The wine colour is very unusual, I love it! Jo xx

Fiki said...

stunning card!
hugs, Ŧĭƙĭ
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Romayne said...

Another AMAZING card Sue - love how your dies all complement each other perfectly and I adore those colours too :)

barbiepinkfairy said...

Tina, in my thought. This is the start of a long journey. Take care xxx

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card Sue. Love everything about it. The colours and the dies. Thank you.

Tina so sorry to hear your sad news. Been there so know how you are feeling. You are In my thoughts and prayers.

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card love the colours and the flowers are just gorgeous.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

Theresa Pace said...

this just works. it all fits in together and the colours are superb. love it, hugs xx

Pawprintx4 said...

Another pretty card...we expect nothing else from you. That would be funny if we logged on and there was a truly ugly post...never would happen.
Any one would love to win this prize. I love the flowers and there is that tree doing double duty again.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

ang said...

Beautiful card love the colours and gorgeous flowers angxx

Sherry said...

WOW! super gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!

Pauline said...

Just want to echo the comments on here. This is a really pretty card. The one thing I often have issues with is the colour matching. Spent 3yrs in Art College (many years ago I hasten to add), but for some reason colour combinations still baffle me at times. This card has a simple colour arrangement and it works every time. Great job! x

Narrowboat girl said...

A stunning card Sue. That wine colour is just lush

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Stunning card and the colour is Gorgeous and those flowers, Love it all!
Thank you for giving one of us the chance to win this card.


So sorry to see Peter have gone Tina T,hope you have family and friends to
support you. He is now at peace. Many hugs from me.x
Yvonne, hope you alright and you mum and dad will be ok x
Sending warm hugs to all,
Maria x

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Another gorgeous card with that gorgeous wine colour, really lovely. Love the dies too.
Di B.

Sylvi said...

The dies on this one are outstanding, especially the way the flowers accentuate. A beautiful card. xx Sylvi

Jane Franklin said...

Hi Sue. Just loving the colours and style, Brill.
Best wishes to all luv jxxx

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue, I LOVE this card, the dies used are gorgeous and the colour combo is a brilliant choice.
Thank you for sharing this masterpiece.
Love and hugs, Brenda xxx

Eunice said...

I truly love the colors that you chose for the amazing card! Just love the plethora of dies that you used and how well they harmonize with each other.

barbara macaskill said...

I think I can hear the same song as you did! It is gorgeous! YES! I would LOVE to win this beauty! Thanks for the chance to!

Pesdagal said...


Love the gorgeous blend of colours thanks for the inspiration

Mary Lynn Cox said...

A very lovely card. The colors are very striking and the dies are beautiful. I would love to have this card.

Janice Brummett said...

Beautiful card today. Love the dies-which are on my wish list. I have the perfect place to display this card should I be the lucky lady to win it.

Donna Golby said...

Tina my heartfelt condolences. Sending you a big cyber hug.
Donna

Bente Sørflaten said...

Great card, great colours!
Just beautiful :))

Iris Harborne said...

Hi Sue. I do love the raspberry card on this. Really gives a depth of colour. Another great card. x

Iris Harborne said...

Hi Sue. I do love the raspberry card on this. Really gives a depth of colour. Another great card. x

Iris Harborne said...

Hi Sue Very beautiful. Love the depth of colour in the raspberry card. x

Julie Elli said...

So pretty. I'm loving the Lacey leaves! Your card matches my night gown! Lol
Big hug
Julie E

Jackie Durrant said...

Just love the colours you have used Sue and the more I look at the card the more things I notice. Love from Jackie xx

Kazzie Ice said...

What a pretty card, one that I would certainly love to own. Such gorgeous little flowers too, as well as lovely colours! Thanks so much Sue for sharing!
Hugs to you and all here!
Kay xxx

Haze T said...

Hi Sue
Wow, such a stunning beautiful card & the colours are scrummy....
Love the design, very elegant & gorgeous throughout, love it !!
Must get those Striped nasturtium dies.....

Crafty Hugs

Haze T (Norwich)

Shirley T. said...

Sooooo beautiful. Love it.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. I love the colours you've used and the flower are great also with the edges coloured. Gorgeous
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

What a beautiful card, done in my colour and tones. My favourite colour.
Love it and everything about it.

Good luck on the card giveaway

Love
Dorothy of Baldock

nzillingworth said...

HI SUE
WOW THAT POPS SO WELL
BORN AGAIN SPELLBINDER
NADINE HUG XXXX

Mavis L said...


Hi Sue. So love this card. The nasturtiums are gorgeous in what
ever colour you do , The colours of the card are beautiful.
Love to win. Mavis L x