Friday, 24 March 2017

Just A Note

Hi bloggers!  Another sunny custard card for you today!  I selected the Swiss Background and cut the centre two decorative dies out of a piece of coconut white card,  I backed it with custard card to show through the decorative cut out areas. Next I cut a multi layered frame out of the Scalloped Lattice Frames Set B using both coconut white and custard card. I added mounting foam to the back of the frame to raise them. I cut four of the Centaurus Gemini dies out of coconut white card and added them to the foam on the frames so they were coming out from under the edge of the frame, but only just touching the decorative area of the background below.  I stamped my sentiment and added it to the centre with a touch of Lemon Meringue Colour Cloud to the edge.  I cut three Exquisite Poppies out of custard card and seated them in opposite corners.  The larger flower was seated on white tulle and a white satin ribbon bow.  White and custard mats were added to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/4" x  8 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x





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123 comments:

nancyd said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue.
Nancyd xx

Pam said...

Lovely card Sue. So beautiful and I love it.
Great news about Mr P, now we just need our Elaine to give us some great news about Andrew and John, that will be a day to celebrate.
Laine, lovely pampering day but I was slightly put off the facial by Sabas input, yuk.
Patricia, Hazel, Jess and Norah, aka the Scittish Ckan, so glad you all had a great meet up, hope you found Norah well and fully recovered.
June Horrocks, I agree your daughter did an amazing job for such a long time, you have every right to be proud.
June, how did the training go, I not IT minded I'm afraid, I get by but that's about all.
Dragonsnap, happy news about Lola, your grandchildren all have beautiful names. Hope Lola escapes the chicken pox, poor baby
Crafty Jo, don't worry about being in the minority, it would be a boring world if we all liked the same thing all Of the time.
I'm twin sitting this weekend at their house because of their dog so that Kelly and Bryan can have a weekend away, should be fun.
Hugs and best wishes to all especially our missing and poorly friends.
Yvonne,so glad Jake was safe.
Myra, so sad that a child is so badly behaved that she is banned from after school club, what are her parents thinking of, does not bode well for her future without some parental guidance .
Full of admiration for the way London has resumed some kind of normality and also our security forces, police and all medical personnel. They do not have an easy time of it especially at disasters us times like this.

Craftynetty said...

Another stunning card Sue. I bought the poppies die this week and can't wait to play with it, as it is so versatile. Thank you.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card Thank you.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is really lovely, the custard card is such a pretty shade of yellow, love it. Have a great day. Bx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. What a bright, sunny (but frosty freezing cold one it is outside) but a beautiful bright sunny happy warm morning it is with this gorgeous spring like sample here in your ever inspirational craft blog. It's one that I can imagin bringing a smile to your face when you stand back to admire the end result. Should there be an occasion where you think a friend of yours needs loving friendly thoughts from you, and you decide to send a copy of this to them it would also put a smile on their face, and sunshine back into their world. It's absolutely beautiful. Thank you for showing us how, and thank you for warming up my morning and bringing sunshine to my world with this happy true Sue card ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒž
Sending hugs for the day. Hope you have an enjoyable one xxx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, what a beautiful card today, we could do with some sunny weather now after lots of rain for a few days, the custard is just right for this and the sentiment with the colour cloud just enhancing the outside really does make it pop. You have done it yet again Sue.

Pam I agree with everything you have said today, I feel so proud to be British.

Well the chap who was supposed to transfer my emails (.pst files) didn't have a clue, I had to take my old and new PC's into the shop and after me directing him through certain things and him calling up a man who did know, we (yes we) managed to transfer everything over. All sorted now. I just have to down load my special programmes like 'serif' and stuff like that, I will be busy with that this week end. Today I am off to another craft workshop just for the morning so looking forward to that.

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

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Custard and white is such a beautiful combination, the dies are gorgeous and finished off with the favourite poppies. Love it!!!
Hugs
Muriel x

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Love everything about this sunny card, it's one that could carry lots of different sentiments.
Echoing Pam again this morning. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Netty The Runner said...

So pretty Sue, lovely soft colours.
Annette x

Marion Bull said...

Lovely card Sue, bright and summery with that lovely custard card. Happy day al!

Maggie B

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue, love the whole thing.

Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue,
A very pretty, bright, sunny card today and I need cheering up today, after some sad news that I had yesterday. I must admit that I do love pretty cards and as I struggle with the male side of the family and friends, I decided to make one card or more a week for them. I have now got almost enough cards to cover the birthdays of the men in my life for the rest of this year, so I can sit back, breathe and enjoy making pretty cards to my hearts content.

Hugs xxx
Dawn Searle

Barbara (C) said...

What a lovely fresh colour scheme today. A real Spring look. Love all of the dies used too. BarbaraC

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Wow! What a little beauty! I love the colour combo today, soft and pretty.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, custard is gorgeous. Love the tulle.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, Sue, loving custard again and of course the poppies.
Pam, enjoy your weekend - sounds great. Echoing as usual.
Thanks for Mr P comments everyone, still smiling! Wishing so much the same for Andrew in due course. It's a long road.
Laine, never had a facial, Caci or otherwise, and Saba's put me off for good now! Should have said in answer to your question, no favourites but some are so much in your face that they think they are. Hope B & D are friends now and have called a truce? Vet's again today, a champion week - will be five visits - (well 7 with 2 collections) - inc tomorrow and workhouse beckons. Have a temp new boy in, called him Cloud as he is the colour of a dark grey stormy sky. His face is as wide as the Cheshire cat's - unmistakably chock full of testosterone. He's in for the chop and treatment for injuries caused by fighting. Hopefully will return to his stomping ground as he has someone who feeds and looks out for him - otherwise.......??? Now do we need another semi-feral, must work on Mr P whilst we're on an upper ha ha.
Bejay - hope you had a really good birthday, sorry for late wishes.
Hugs all round.

'P' in Wales

Maria Illsley said...

A stunning card xx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card.

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A stunning card. I love the custard coloured cardstock, it gives a beautiful fresh look to the design-gorgeous! X

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all.. Beautiful card this morning, love the custard card stock with the coconut white. So pretty for spring.The lattice dies and the Poppies work beautifully together...... Wendy

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Sue x xhazel

Debra K. said...

Lovely card today Sue! The colour combo is so pretty together. Debra x

Jan Sayer said...

Pretty card today.
Jan
Northampton

Betty McAlister said...

Good morning Sue. A stunning custard and milk card today. Am sure it will bring a smile and warmth to anyone viewing your blog today xx

Chris Curry said...

A lovely card Sue, perfect colours for Spring and perfect sentiment too for the people who tried to help in London this week. Thank you. Xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love the colours and the dies are amazing. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Such a beautiful 'Spring like' card today, the custard and white look very pretty together. I love all the dies you've used they look so delicate and perfect with the custard and white.
Hugs x
Heather T

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Such a happy card. Love the flowers.

DeCor said...

Great cheerful Spring looking card. Love the poppies.

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card, so pretty & delicate.

Michele

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card. Gorgeous colour scheme. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Catherine Lyons said...

Hi Sue what a gorgeous card that custard and white work so well togather a real spring card.
Catherine xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Such a beautiful card and I love the colours. love Jean Z xxxx

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful fresh looking card, just right for spring.
Marion S x

Liz said...

Gorgeous card - fabulous design. xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card, lovely sunny colours and the dies are gorgeous.

Barbara V

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Love this card and the Custard card!
The lattice dies and the Poppies work so well together.
Love Marg

CHERYL Brown said...

Hi Sue,

Just up my street, a custard and white combo. Beautiful dies and lovely sunshiny colours.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Suemac said...

Stunning Spring card

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Beautiful sunny card,lovely colour's & flowers,
Best wishes
Karen M

karenlotty said...

Beautiful and very Spring-like

ethansnanna said...


What a lovely happy card today, love it!!!




Doreen x

Dragonsnap2 said...

Wow, what a lovely sunny card today. I love it. Very spring like. I love this time of year - looking forward to the warmer weather, etc. Our huge magnolia tree is almost in full bloom already and it's magnificent.

It's great to see that London is trying to carry on as normal. They won't beat us. As you say Pam, our emergency services don't have an easy time of it and the media doesn't always help. My OH and I were disgusted at some of the reports on tv.

Crafty hugs to all and hope everyone is keeping safe, warm and as healthy as possible.
D xx

Deb E Isle of wight said...

Beautiful - must have a go at this one. Love the whole concept and the colours are stunning.... A fab spring card....

Sandra said...

Beautiful Card Sue, a real 'WOW', I absolutely love everything about it!
Thank you so much for the inspiration Sue!
Hugs
Sandra
xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Absolutely love this

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card, custard card & poppies work really well together. Yvonne xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Very pretty Spring-like colour scheme and the Centaurus infill gives the card a slightly Victorian feel with all those lacy edges...

Izzy

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Loving this card the custard colour so smooth ,the dies just lovely along with the design and poppies .

Pam, you will have lots of fun this weekend with the twins and maybe lose a few lbs walking the dog. I will echo all you have said again today if i may, as you put it all together so well.

Andrew and Helen are all packed and ready to go to the Caravan for the weekend along with the fishing tackle , Helen intends to visit a Market that she likes and get a bargain or two.

Have a lovely weekend everyone .
Big Hugs
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue- this is such a dainty card and the custard colour is so pretty with the white. Love it. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Kim Dibben said...

Stunning card Sue xx love Kim D

STELLA MUNN said...

Another very pretty card for inspiration. I often use your design, but use the dies I've already got. When I win the lotto, I'm going to buy EVERY one of your dies & embossing folders!!!!!! X

Pat PATRICIAH said...

This card is like the day here, sunny and beautiful. X

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Sue,
Well, your beautiful card has certainly brightened up this grey day in West Sussex!
The custard and Coconut White card go so well together and your card is gorgeous.
I love all the dies you have used especially those Exquisite Poppies!
Lesley S x

Anne said...

What a pretty card this morning, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Jan.moogie said...

Wow Sue gorgeous card today, love it. Thanks for sharing and have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
delicate and elegant in beautiful colours...
Rolf xxx

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card today, the custard card is really lovely isn't it and makes a perfect spring card. How great to see a bow and the poppies enjoying a little outing too. Take care
Love Diane G xxx
Pam as always you have said it all so well this morning. Enjoy your weekend twin and dog sitting! Xxx
P I forgot yesterday to say brilliant news for Mr P, have a good time celebrating xxx
Dragonsnap oh my goodness chickenpox, I do sympathise. Mind you it's better if they all get it together as it gets it out of the way, just make sure you manage to avoid it, it's not good to have as an adult! Xxx
June I think the company should employ you rather than the man who didn't know what to do with your computer!! Xxx
Saba trust you to take away the magic of a lovely facial! Haha xxx

Scottydog said...

Well it doesn't look like spring outside, but your lovely card makes me think it has arrived. While I am not a yellow fan the combination with the white is just enough to break up the yellow. The poppies are lovely. Thank you for your inspiration Sue.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
such an elegant, fresh card. I love the Swiss background, it is quite dainty. Poppies and bow are lovely, too.
Hugs, Rose

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
A really pretty sunny card,let's hope we get the sunshine this weekend as promised.
Jan x

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning sweet Sue, well its dry at the moment though rather chilly, and can you believe its almost Easter, where has the time flown to. A beautiful spring coloured card today I do love the design and the flower is so pretty to. hugs Shirleyxxx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, what a fabulous card today to start this beautiful spring morning. I think I am being converted to yellow, or at least this shade of it.
Wendyx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, just love this card. The custard yellow is so uplifting and Spring like, need to get some. June can you come and help me with technology I am worse than useless!!!

Love Rosemarie X X

Diane King said...

Beautiful card today. Very spring like.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely Spring card for us, the colours are so good together, nice to see a bow!
Take care everyone, enjoy your day X
Jess x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW I do love this coloured card and this is a gorgeous example of using it. The design is beautiful and the dies you have used i have got so i think this is a one for my box of stash. Well i just dont believe this weather we have had snow, wind and gale force winds now i have getting up the morning and the sun is splitting the trees its a gorgeous day would like to think it would last over the weekend. Hope you all have a nice weekend.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous and elegant Sue
Gr Karin

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful spring like card today. It's a bit dull here so it's brightened up my day.

Crafty Cruiser said...

I love custard! And it looks so good on this stunning card.
Doreen R

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Absolutely gorgeous card stunning

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

June Horrocks said...

So so beautiful sue I love this card the dies the custard and the stunning poppies thank you sue love you june horrocks xxxxxxxxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a very soft and gentle card today. Yes, it is busy but somehow it works. I have said before that I love the custard card and it is so useful, if asked for a card but given no information on colour the custard comes out! It also goes so well with browns/bronzes if making a card for a man.

Pam - enjoy your twin sitting, I'm sure you will all have a lovely time.
'P' - Cloud sounds gorgeous and I am sure you could squeeze him in somewhere. I don't envy you all those trips to the vets though or the bills, do you have charitable status? :-)

Like some others we have a bright start to the day and I am hoping it will last, sorry for those that have no sunshine.

Frances

Fiki said...

gorgeous card!

SueJ said...

This is just gorgeous, I'm loving the custard card.

hettygarlick said...

Very pretty. I really love that custard colour.

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty :)

Nana on the Hill said...

So pretty, very delicate colours x

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Today's Card Is Extremely Exquisite, I Just Love The Delicate, Soft, Colour Combination
A Beautiful Luxurious Card, A First Class "Masterpiece"
Products Used Today:-
"Coconut White/Custard Foundation Card"
"Mounting Foam"
"White Pearls"
"White Tulle"
"White Satin Ribbon"
"Lemon Meringue Colour Cloud"
Stars Of The Show:-
"The Swiss Background"
"The Scalloped Lattice Frames Set .B."
"Extremely Exquisite Poppies Die Set"
"The Centaurus Gemini Die Set"
Today's Card:-
"Just A Note"
Sue, Today You Decided To Use "The Swiss Background Die" You Cut The Centre Two
Decorative Dies Out Of A Piece Of "Coconut White Card" Then You Backed This
Using Your Extremely Delicate "Custard Card" So That "The Custard Card" Would Show
Through "The Decorative Cut Out Areas From Your "Swiss Background" (The Colours Look Tremendous)
Sue You Created A Multi Layered Frame Using "The Scalloped Lattice Frames Set .B." Using Both
"The Coconut White/Custard Card" Sue, You Added "Mounting Foam" To The Back Of Your Frame
To Add Dimension.
Sue, You Cut Out "Four" Of "The Centaurus Gemini Dies" From "Coconut White Card" You
Added Them To "The Mounting Foam" On "The Frame" So They Were Coming Out From Under
The Edge Of Your Frame, But Only Just Touching "The Stupendous Decorative Area Of The
Background Below" Sue, You Stamped Your Sentiment "Just A Note" Once You Cut It Out
You Added A Touch Of "Lemon Meringue Colour Cloud" (Beautiful Names) Just Around The Edges
Of Your Sentiment, Then You Placed It In The Centre Of Your Card.
Sue, You Cut Out Three Quite Stupendous Flowers "The Exquisite Poppies" They Are
Remarkable Dies (You Have Shown Us Many Ways To Transform The Poppies) You Cut Them Out
Of "Custard Card" Once You Had Formed Them, You Placed a "White Pearl" Within The Centre
Sue You Placed The Poppies In Opposite Corners Of Your "Striking Card" Placing Two At
The Top Right Hand Corner.
The Large "Poppy" You Placed On "White Tulle" Plus "White Satin Ribbon Bow" Adding This
To Your "Coconut White/Custard Card" Matting/Layering Plus Your Famous Signature Piercing.
Voila' A First Class "MASTERPIECE" Extremely Stupendous Beautiful Colours.
Sue, My Wonderful Friend "Thank You" For Sharing Today's Card, Also Thank You For The Daily Inspiration
I Truly Appreciate Everything You Do
Sue Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin & Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love And Huge Hugs ๐Ÿค— For Yourself
Love From Sam xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Very pretty and feminine with lots of delicate detail in soft colours.

Kate's Cards said...

Pretty and girlie. xx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue beautiful card I love the soft colours and the beautiful dies
Hope you all have a good weekend

Jackie Durrant said...

Lovely colour combination Sue and just right for this sunny spring day love from Jackie xx

Pawprintx4 said...

This is so beautiful. I love everything...the colors used, the dies working together, the flowers....more than "just a note".
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Deborah said...

Hi Sue. Another lovely card. I have the custard card, and every time I use it the cards come out beautiful! I like using the white with a color it looks fresh. The sun is out in New Milton and I'm going for a walk on the beach, which is ten mins from my home. Thanks for your inspiration Sue and have a great wknd!
Deborah. H. ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž

sued99 said...

Fabulous card. I love the flowers especially.

Jaye said...

What a lovely card. The custard is such a pretty, gentle shade of yellow but it's fresh and spring-like and with the white, it makes a beautiful combination. The dies are gorgeous, as ever, and the poppies are a favourite flower ( I love these and the striped nasturtiums so much). Maybe you can tell I just love this card!

foxyg said...

Absolutely stunning card. Love the colours.

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue Beautiful card love the custard colour and the layout. Thanks Helen xx

Gloria Robey said...

Hi Sue what a beautiful spring like card . I have just ordered the custard card. Can't wait for it to arrive to try doing this card.Thank you for sharing . Gloria ( sidcup ) xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Such a lovely delicate and lacy card.
Thank you for sharing.
Vรฉronique L

TDQ Karen said...

Wow this is so pretty, i love it xx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Pretty card!!
Rosemary xx

Suzzette Yandle said...

A lovely card design with all the "peak-a-boo" pieces. I enjoy using your background dies.

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Oh Sue this is such a sweet card in lovely custard and white,
the dies are lovely too. You not making it easy to make the top
dies to buy at Ally Pally, they changing every day :)
Seeing Julia tomorrow, it will be fun.

Pam- have a fun time looking after the twins.
June- hope you enjoyed the workshop. Anyone holding it for you
or are you holding one ?
Dawn- think you need some special hugs, hope they help a little.
P- good news for Mr P, have a great weekend. Wonder what he says
though if you bring a new furry friend home ? keep us updated :)
Elaine- hope Andrew and Helen have a good weekend away in the caravan.
You look after yourself and OH too.
Laine- hope your mum's bottom is not to badly bruised after her fall,
I was meant to ask the other day but forgot as with lot of things
lately. Sound nice with a facial.hmmmm as long you feel good for it Lol.
Hope you and Yvonne is still on speaking term. Seem like you have a
stirrer in the mist :)
Myra- my eye's are a lot better thank you, only problem to see again
is you also see the dust when the sun is shining through the dirty windows Lol
Sending well wishes to all who are having this bug that's still going around
since way before christmas. Take care.
Many hugs to my friends and to all of you, also to our missing friends
Maria x

liz spooner said...

This is absolutely gorgeous today Sue, I do love this custard coloured card so summery.xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, This card is really beautiful.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

ursula said...

Absolutely beautiful Sue, definitely my kind of card, thank you so much....one that I will definitely be replicating...luv Ursula xx

Sue MacFall said...

Another great card, Sue - love the custard colour and also the flowers are stunning. Many thanks.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful sunny card, love the colours and the poppies are exquisite. Sorry to be a bit late but have been helping in a friends flower shop as she has a wedding tomorrow as well as all the Mothers Day bouquets, feeling tired now not as young as I used to be ha ha.
Pam hope you don't mind but I will echo all your wonderful comments
Myra say hi to Maureen for me, I do miss her. Sarah back to Gosh at the end of April for her 6 months review. She was at ENT here yesterday and had a hearing aid fitted, a pink sparkly one, she has 80percentloss of hearing in her right ear so hopefully the hearing aid will also improve her speech too

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Annie Stamps said...

Lovely card Sue. I love the Swiss background, it's gorgeous. Loving the custard card too.

Annie P
xxx

Theresa Pace said...

a gentle card. i really love that colour combo, hugs xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Sorry short but hopefully sweet toady. A gorgeous, gentle spring like card. I love it. It's so pretty.

Belated birthday wishes for yesterday Bejay, hope you had a good day.x

Love Helen xxx

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
Such a lovely spring like card today, it's so fresh looking. Fabulous design and I love everything about it. In fact with its coconut and custard card and it's lemon meringue colour cloud it's almost edible!

Pam enjoy your weekend with the twins.
June you are a veritable technical wizz kid. Well done for,getting it sorted.
Dawn it's nice to know Sue's card cheered you up after your sad news. Hope you are alright.
"P" poor Cloud getting the snip! Bet that'll wipe the smile off his face. Let us know if he can stay.
Elaine I hope Andrew and Helen have better weather this weekend.
Pat L good luck to Sarah for April, hope her new hearing aid helps.
Laine I hope I haven't put you off having another facial, honestly, I only said it sounded like something else! I wasn't suggesting it was! Hope you didn't spoil your hair sleeping, have you thought about sitting propped up in bed next time you have spent a fortune at the hairdressers.
Well flights are now booked for my trip home, can't wait to see the rest of the naughty nine gang.
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxxx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Love this card. So many gorgeous bits and pieces going on and it is lovely x
Very quick comment this evening but wanted to make sure I popped in x
Happy thoughts and lots of love to everyone x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

lorraine eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

Wonderful card, a true Sue classic. The custard card is one of my favourite shades, its so fresh and is so appropriate for this season of the year. The Swiss collection is one of my favourites, the background is enchanting and provides the perfect base for a stunning card, and adding the Centaurus die has elevated it even further. Lovely to see the poppies again, they provide the perfect finishing touch. This beautiful card reminds me that i really need to get the Scallopped Frames/Background as soon as possible because it offers such versatility and creates a stunning frame to enhance your other dies. Many thanks for a glorious sample Suexxx
I'm a little late commenting, had a lengthy, draining conversation with Yvonne earlier and really feel a desperate need for a Valium and a lie down:-) However, after seeing what a wonderful sample Sue had for us today i made an extra special effort to show my appreciation regardless of my ordeal:-)
Saba, you gave me my biggest laugh of the day when you told us what Caci means in German...it hasn't put me offf having another facial but i will never be able to look at it in the same light again:-)
P, you are a total gem of a person, everything you do for the cats in your area is worthy of a medal, i am so impressed:-) Cloud is a lovely name and I am sure Mr P will welcome him into your household if need be. My eyes water at the thought of your vets bill...i have to take our two next week for their annual boosters and that can prove expensive enough so i dread to think what you have to contend with. I forgot to say how inspirational Mr P's battle with his health has been, I'm sure many people will take great hope and comfort from his courageous battle. Sending my love to both of you.
Maria, hope your eyes are showing some signs of improvement and you're not in too much discomfort with your shoulder. Yes, Carmen and Yvonne are obviously getting along fabulously...at my expense! Thanks for asking about my Mums nether regions, she is still a bit tender and finding sitting uncomfortable however darcey and Brodie are showing no signs of guilt or contrition....though apart from a few hisses and growls from Darcey, they havent had another altercation thankfully:-)
June, hope you enjoyed your craft class. Good luck with transferring your files, it can be a laborious task, i don't envy you.
Elaine, we've had very nice weather here the past couple of days, i hope the sun shines on Andrew and Helen at the caravan and he gets the chance to get out his tackle:-)
Pat, poor Sarah has so much to contend with but she does it with so much courage, i wish her well with her review next monthxxx
Pam, enjoy your time with the twinsxxx
Hugs to all my besties on the blog, wishing you all a happy weekendxxx

Crafty love and hugs

Laine1972xxx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I'm very late as I've lost my voice - stop cheering Saba and Patricia! - and I was afraid you wouldn't be able to hear me! So listen carefully!
I'm not really daft Sue ! You know that!
I love today's card as it is so Springlike and cheerful! I do like every the custard card . It's such a fitting card for today as it's been lovely here. Hope it's been nice where you are! How do you manage to produce beautiful cards day after day! I don't know but you do and I'm very grateful. Thank you.
Pat L - thank you for the news about Sarah! I'm glad she got a sparkly hearing aid as I know she likes a bit of sparkle - don't we all. I do hope this helps her and we'll be thinking of her in April. You too and all the family. I will tell Maureen, I promise!
Pam - it's so sad when a child has to be excluded because of disruptive behaviour. This never happened years ago - why is it happening now! ? I think we know the answer. She has been excluded before but doesn't seem to learn from the experience. She is good at craft too which makes it worse! Have a lovely time with the twins and the dog! I'm sure you will! X
I echo all Pam's thoughts as ever!
Andrew and Helen - have a great weekend and catch a few fish!
Love to all , Myra xxx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card and so fresh and Springlike. Love the custard card. Love and hugs Alison xxx

Eunice said...

Very nice choice of color, love how all the dies tie in so nicely. Thanks for sharing Sue.

June Fletcher said...

Hi Sue

This is a very pretty card. I love the colour very much

June x

Laura O' Connor said...

stunning Sue ,so elegant,Laura O

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

This is a sunny card indeed! It is exactly what I needed it so see on a Friday! It puts a smile on my face! These warm colors made me feel better (here the sky is a sad dark grey, really depressing). This card looks so delicate and elegant. The sentiment is just right for a surprise card for a friend that you missed or for somebody who needs a little bit of attention, admiration or love. It is a nice way to let somebody know that you are still there for she/he.

Pam – Have fun with the twins. As always you have said it all so well this morning.
‘P’ in Wales – Thank you for sharing the good news about Mr.P. That must have been a hard and scary journey. But I'm so glad he beat it! Both of you are very brave.
Elaine – Hope Andrew and Helen have a good weekend. I like fishing, too.
Saba – Have a safe flight!
Yvonne/PP – I guess you're exhausted after “a lengthy, draining conversation with” Laine. Why put yourself in this situation? You should use your energy for fun and pleasant things instead of listening to her meaningless complaints. You are so kind...
Laine – You must have the 6th sense ...I feel like you read my mind. You wrote everything I wanted to say about the card, but in better English of course. So I had to do it again. Thanks a lot -:)You mentioned the other day about Yvonne and me being bitter .etc. etc ... please remind me who needed a facial yesterday? If you frown less and smile more often you wouldn't need a facial and you’ll have more money for Sue’s dies, my dear .(You don't want to know what Caci means in Romanian :), let's say it is similar with German explanation...).
All the best to your mum. It's tough for her to deal with Darcey and Brodie and you every single day. I would be happy to help with D & B only:)


Have a great weekend everyone,
Still a newbie to Craft / Not longer the newest and the only across the pond Wilsonette
Carmen

Littlelamb said...

A very Springlike card today Sue. Love it. Thank you. Nice Springlike day here today. Hope tomorrow is similar. Each oink Pam's comments. Now must try and get some sleep.

Denise Bryant said...

Love the dimension and colors!

Viki Banaszak said...

What a beautiful card! I love the addition of the flowers.

rosiejt said...

That's a lovely card, Sue. Which set is the 'Just a Note' stamp from?

Hilary Bunker said...

Hi Sue. lovely card. Sorry missed it yesterday as had to take partner to Kings College Hosp. That is an all day hawl. Never mind catching up today.
love Hilary

Owlish said...

Love this card and love the custard colours

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is totally amazing, i love the gorgeous detail from all those dies.
Love the colours, definately would brighten up someones day with thoughts of spring.

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card with that gorgeous yellow again, love all the dies, embossing and the lovely poppy die.
Cheers,
Di B. x

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Another beautiful card Sue, day after day you never disappoint x x x

Sandra said...

Beautiful Card Sue, a real 'WOW', I absolutely love everything about it!
Thank you so much for the inspiration Sue!
Hugs
Sandra
xxx