Sunday, 23 April 2017

Ornamental Accents

Good Sunday morning all!  I don't usually do cards without some sort of sentiment, but this one was just so pretty, I didn't feel that it really needed one!  I started by cutting the decorative die from the Atlas Striplet into a piece of coconut white card.  I added mounting foam to the back and seated the piece over a piece of blush card.  Next I selected the Ornamental Accents die set and cut five of the wider die using both the decorative die and the outer cutting edge.  I displayed them in a fan shape and glued them together at the bottom.   I cut several of the Orange Blossom Leaves out of white card then inked the veins through the die with Forest Moss.  I removed them from the die and inked the rest of the leaves with Peeled Paint.  I cut several of the Exquisite Poppy die to create one flower.  I used a thin black marker through the die to add veins.  I inked the edges with Spun Sugar after removing them from the die, then assembled them.  I tied a bow with black jute then added the flower to it and glued it in the centre of the leaves at the bottom of the fan.  I completed the card with a simple white on white mat.  The finished dimensions are 6 3/4" x  7" in size.  All for now, Sue x





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155 comments:

Pam said...

Lovely card Sue, it's gorgeous. Love that flower.
Maureen, so glad you are home and why shouldn't you be mentioned in dispatches, taking a tumble in Northumberland Street deserves mention. 3 cheers for Sainsburys and Primark, the "posh" shops would have asked you to stop blocking their doorways. I hated my Zimmer Frame when I had my ankle op, I didn't feel safe with it. Rest and take care.
Rosemarie, thank you for mail, did you get my reply, hope so.
Elaine, so good that we finally got through to each other. Hugs to you and Andrew and Helen.
Laine, I couldn't leave you and your poorly Mum out now could I. Hope you are both feeling better.
Sharon, hugs for you and fingers crossed that all goes well with the scan, it's a long time to wait and worry.
CreweTrish, hope your brother is going to be alright, that was a very long day, you both must have been exhausted.
CraftySueToo, how is your mum, is she home yet?
Well the saga goes on, drove over to the other pharmacy yesterday and it's closed on a Saturday so no antibiotics till Monday, not a happy bunny.
Hugs to all, take care, especially our poorly and missing friends.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, absolutely gorgeous
Nancyd xx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue, always useful to have cards with no sentiment, for the unexpected.

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

Your card today is "sheer elegance." I'm not seeing the blush card on my computer screen but the white on white is stunning with just a little color from the flower and leaves.A beautiful creation. It's nice seeing some of the older dies.

Have a wonderful Sunday.

Beverly from Maryland, USA

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you so much a lovely card.
We don't always need a sentiment sometimes you send a card "just because".
Take care Kitty.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, wow what a fantastic card, everything about is gorgeous. You have used the dues so cleverly.

Barbara V

Lyn Cleasby said...

Lovely card, Sue. A sentiment really would spoil the effect. The blush card doesn't show up very well but the overall effect is very pretty.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, such a very pretty card, love the striplet and the way you have done the leaves, very effective.

Pam what a fiasco you are having with the prescription, that will now be 3 days without the medication all because a silly person sent the prescription to the wrong place, special hugs to you. I also reiterate everything you have said above, your so good to us.

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

Denise Bryant said...

Elegant card! Love the flower and leaves!

Craftynetty said...

A lovely card and, without a sentiment, suitable for so many occasions. Thank you

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

A lovely 'just because' card today. Sometimes we need them just to let people know we care.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

What a beautiful card this morning. It is suitable for many occasions and shows how versatile your dies are. You can use your striplets in so many ways adding so pretty details to a card! Thanks for another daily dose of inspiration. It’s a must try!

Have a great Sunday ladies!
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only Canadian Wilsonette
Carmen

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue. Just my kind of card, it's stunning and versatile.

It's great having our Maureen back. Yes why not be mentioned in dispatches, she I think brought the street to a stand still. Ha. Ha. Royality now oh dear we are going to have to raise our standards even more for the meet ups. A castle to stay in next I think? No red silk ballooon either she will be needing a Rolls Royce! We would do anything to have her with us this week.
Pam, that is not good reference your prescription! Someone's head will roll I fear. Just rest and keep warm in the mean time.
Have a good day what ever you are doing.
Hazel x

Dawn Searle said...

Good morning Sue,
A stunning card this morning, I really love how you have inked through the die to how the veins on the leaves. The fan effect is fabulous, will have to try this. I too can't pick up the blush colour on my iPad screen, but it is beautiful nonetheless, thank you.
Hugs xx
Dawn S. in Cambridge

Marion Bull said...

What a lovely card with an old-fashioned look to it. beautiful

maggie B xx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Happy Sunday Sue. A beautiful ray of sunshine is radiating out of this beautiful sample to go with a bright sunny morning. Who needs words with this beauty, the recipient would be lost for words too. I see a Beverly Beauty rising from this work of art. Off to market in just over an hour so better get a shimmy on. Have a nice Sunday Sue, sending love n hugs as usual xxx

Dragonsnap2 said...

Gorgeous, elegant card today and a greeting would spoil it completely. As others have said it's always handy to have a few cards without greetings for emergencies too. My friend couldn't believe that the dies she was looking at in my stash made such a beautiful fan but she is now a convert.
Thinking of all missing and ill friends. Crafty hugs to all and an extra one to Pam. Stay warm.
D xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Just on word describes this card ELEGANT.
Jan x

Barbara (C) said...

So glad I managed to buy some blush card asI will hopefully replicate this card as near to Sue's beautiful design.....Happy Sunday all BarbaraC

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Exquisite-I like that you've left this card sentiment free, the recipient could put it into a frame if they wished. Beautiful flower and foliage. X

Elizabeth Coupland said...

Exquisite card x

Chris Curry said...

The splash of colour from the leaves is just perfect against the elegant background. Thank you Sue. Xx

CROQUET QUEEN said...

Hi Sue,

No sentiment needed, it's divine as is and would be fabulous for so many occasions.

Croquet Queen x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Oh this is very pretty love it

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very pretty. Fab flower.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this card is simply gorgeous and the blush colour helps to show up the beautiful detail of the striplet die. Love the way you have made the fan shape - all in all a simply stunning card. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite & very elegant. I agree with you that it doesn't need a sentiment. I will need to make this card as the fan is just so totally different & with your beautiful poppy flower. Yvonne xx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Oh! WOWSER!!! I just LOVE todays "work of art" right up my street.
I love all your cards, and do use lots of your ideas.
I might be stuck in my ways but today's card is the kind of card I love to be making.
As Hazel says we will really miss our Maureen next week.
Hazel is the one who finds the fantastic Hotels we use .... her next task will be looking for that Castle for our October Meet Up!!
Pam as always I echo your brilliant summary .... what would we do without you!! Fine for a few days others do a great job but we do expect to see your comment on top in the morning.
Sending (((((hugs))))) for all who might need them.
Patricia xxx

Christine Collins said...

You are so right Sue, this is such a pretty card and doesn't need any words. The foliage and flower are beautiful.
Chris xx

Scottydog said...

That's a Wow - beautiful!

Debra K. said...

A lovely card design! Not sure of the colour of the foliage but otherwise a wonderful card. Debra x

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love the design and the dies are amazing it is just so pretty. If anyone received this it would make them smile. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card today.

Catherine Lyons said...

Hi Sue this is an very elegant card and your right it dosent need a sentiment and the Poppy flower is beautiful.
Catherine V94 xx

Jan Jay said...

Good morning Sue, loving the flower on this very pretty card x

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
Lovely card this morning i definately want to do some design like that with the fan its so eye catching and I agree it doesn't need a sentiment on it.

Pam what a pain having o go over and there shut, hope you get them ok on Monday and you start to feel better soon, thank you yes it is a long time to wait but that's the norm these days with the hospitals isn't it, I do try and keep positive but it does get to me some days since my op in October its just been one thing after another so really want to get back to normal (well as near as i can lol).
Reading all the lovely messages its so nice to see some of our International friends on here it brings us all closer, I love this blog everyone is so nice friendly and caring about one another.

Love and healing hugs to all who need them and who are poorly

Have a good day everyone
Love
Sharon
xxx

hettygarlick said...

A beautiful card Sue. I think a sentiment would have spoilt it.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, the dies really are doing all the work.
B xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card, simply elegant.

Michele

Narrowboat girl said...

Stunning Sue. Love the little hint of blush card peeping through & the flower/ leaf arrangement is fab

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Just beautiful. SueL x

Donita Naylor said...

Hiyas,

(That's short for hi, all you guys) (Not sure if it's regional from one of the places I grew up in or just me.).

My favorite part is the fan. Appealing in every way. But if I did only things I like best, all my cards would look the same, with the same flowers and foliage, only in different colors. So I appreciate the variety. But I might not do this.

Today the stamping group got together for about 8 hours of laughing, making, talking, eating and admiring. Usually, some of us bring the ingredients for a card that we can teach. I brought the Posh Door and we Distress Inked the stone work with a Tim Holtz stencil. We made some cards that, when you pull on the insert, the focal element pops up and the sentiment slides into the window so you can read it. The newest among us brought one that she said was easy, but it wasn't. We suddenly realized she may be a genius in spatial intelligence. If you can imagine a wedge of card stock folded into a Z, and a matching but opposite wedge folded into a Z and slits cut into both wedges, down from the top of one and up from the bottom of the other, then the slits matched up so it makes like a box baffle. I think we were supposed to decorate that, but I got in a frenzy of cutting butterflies for everyone with the Cascading Butterflies and some great card stock printed with a watercolor effect that the Box Baffle Girl brought. And I'm not exaggerating how much we were baffled. I undertook cutting the butterflies because I needed a copper doorknob to match my copper topiary pots, and I could see the large middle butterfly gives doorknob fallout pieces like the Atlantic Background does, only they're easier to cut and collect.

BTW, has anyone tried making fruit by cutting the door's half-circle window in white and backing it with lemon, orange or lime? You get half slices of citrus. I'm picturing it but haven't done it. Not sure what I'd do with them.

Big day after an exhausting week. Finally, time to rest!

Love,
Donita

PS, the North American distributor finally got their shipment of dies from the April release. Whew! Thought I was going to miss out!




Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, a stunning card - love it xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Amazing what you can do with a couple of dies, a flower and some scraps from your ribbon box!...and you're right this doesn't really need a sentiment, it's lovely as is...

Izzy

Anonymous said...

Love this card, Sue, quite unusual - fan shape really makes it. Don't always need a sentiment, more often than not don't put one on as the design looks better without it.
Pam, oh my still no antibiotics - fingers crossed for tomorrow. Echoing you again, thank you.
Hugs to all - happy Sunday.

'P' in Wales

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue x xhazel

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, really stunning card and agree it doesn't need a sentiment. Love Jean from Wiltshire xxx

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, todays card is beautiful and elegant.
Marion S x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is exquisite. I think a sentiment is not needed, and if you did put one on, it would have to be very subtle. Would make a lovely wedding or anniversary card. Have a lovely Sunday everyone. Bx

Bente Sørflaten said...

So gorgeous!
Love the fan behind the flower :))

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card, I agree no sentiment needed.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

Anne said...

What a lovely card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. What a beautiful card, it doesn't need a sentiment it says everything.

Thank you Pam I got your mail. Disgusted the pharmacy wasn't open, even just for Saturday morning, so frustrating fir you.
I hope everyone has a peaceful Sunday, a bit of sunshine would be very nice, there is a definite nip in the air this morning down here in Surrey.

Love Rosemarie X X

Sue MacFall said...

Great card, thank you Sue. Love the way the leaves were coloured and arranged.

rosiejt said...

I love the ways you use the Ornamental Accents.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
I love this card, the fan you've created and the leaves/flower. And your markings are so effective. As is the splash of green. And of course the striplet just sets it all off. Gorgeous.
Hugs, Rose

val jones said...

Oh so pretty Sue. Love it all and no it doesn't need a sentiment.
Love Val in Spain xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love this card. Love Jean Z xxxxx

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, wow that is truly stunning, love the design. hugs Shirleyxx

Clare Powell said...

Beautiful card, really pretty x

P Austen said...

Gorgeous card Sue. Love everything about it. I agree, you don't always need a sentiment on the front. More often than not, I put mine inside. Hugs xx P Austen

karenlotty said...

A beautiful classic card I love the colours

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
This card is gorgeous love the way u set it out with the flower arrangements on the bottom just gorgeous Xx
JOY

P Austen said...

Ps. Saba thank you so much for the information regarding my broken GC handle. I will try doing that. Have a great weekend. X P Austen

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Sue
Your card today is beautiful and I love the dies you have used.
When I first looked at the card I thought the Orange Blossom Leaves had been cut out of felt as they seemed to pop up from the card!
Have a lovely day!
Lesley S x

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue no words needed for this beautiful card takes your breath away stunning !!!!!
The flower is so pretty
Love always June horrocks xxxxxx

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, this dosnt need a sentiment I agree!!! Sometimes less is more!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

marg said...

Hello Sue
Lovely card, but as has been said not Blush on my screen, never mind cream looks nice!
Love the Fan!
Love Marg

stitchingranny said...

Simply beautiful. I do not have the atlas striplet but seeing it in use assures me it is so pretty.

Hugs
Helen

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, such a pretty card and you are right, it does not need a sentiment. I think its composition is just beautiful.
Wendyx

ellyscard creatief said...

Gorgeous card Sue.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Really pretty.
Beverley W

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Very elegant card sue x the fan looks so pretty and love the striplet x the poppy is lovely x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Jan.moogie said...

This is awesome Sue, love it. Have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxx

Netty The Runner said...

So very elegant, the 'fan' idea is lovely.
Annette x

Diane Green said...

Good morning Sue
What a beautiful card this morning and you are right it doesn't need a sentiment to detract from the overall effect. The orange blossom leaves look so pretty, I must have a look at them, you make them look so real. Thank you for treating us to this real beauty. Hope the trade show is going well.
Love Diane G xxx
Just been chatting to our Maureen hopefully I will see her before I fly back home. I must start practicing my curtsy!!!
Pam what a pain about your prescription I hope you complain. Echoing your comments today and sending you a big hug xxx
Donita I think I know the type of card you mean they look complicated but can be quite easy if cut right. Sounds like you had a wonderful time with your friends xxx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone


Such a pretty card. I love the leaves.


Love Helen xxx

nattyboots said...

What a beautiful card Sue, love everything about it .

Laine & Yvonne Thank you , yes Andrew & Helen had a nice chill day yesterday ,i think they are going to the garden center today , hopefully to find some bargains .

Crewe Trish , you and your brother are always in my thoughts and prayers , i hope all goes well.

Echoing all Pam's comments again today with an extra huge hug to her . xxxx

Take care everyone
Big hugs to all who are in need of one .
Elaine H X



Bejay Roles said...

Hi, Sue,
Wow!! What a beautiful card! It never ceases to amaze me how the poppy die can look so different each time you use it. This is one gorgeous card and really doesn't need a sentiment to take the eye away from its beauty, you could always put something inside couldn't you. Thanks for giving me a Sunday smile😊
Bejayxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Well My Sweet Friend You've Done It Once Again, Everyday It's Such
A Great Pleasure Opening Up Your "Tremendous Blog" To Find What "Treasures Are Inside"
I Love The Fact That You Change Your Remarkable Cards By Changing The Look Of Your Dies
Also Adding Fabulous Accessories Just Outstanding.
Products Used In Today's Card:-
"Coconut White/Blush Foundation Card"
"Mounting Foam"
"Pearls"
"Black Jute"
"Forest Moss/Peeled Paint/Spun Sugar Tim Holtz Distress Inks"
Star's In Today's Card:-
"The Atlas Striplet Die Set"
"The Ornamental Accents Die Set"
"The Exquisite Poppy Die Set"
"The Orange Blossom Leaves Die Set"
Today's Card:-
Sue, As Always You Start With A Piece Of Card You Require In This Case "Coconut White Card"
You Then Started By Cutting The Decorative Die From "The Atlas Striplet Die Set" Into Your Card.
Adding "Mounting Foam" To The Back You Placed This Over A Piece Of "Blush Card" (Stunning Colour)
Next You Took "The Ornamental Accents Die Set" Cutting Out Five Of The Wider Dies Using Both
The Wider Die Also Using The Decorative Die/Outer Cutting Edge.
Then You Displayed Them Into A Fan Below Your "Atlas Striplet Die"
Sue, You Cut Out Several Of "The Orange Blossom Leaves" Using "Coconut White Card" Whilst
Still Within The Cutting Die, You Inked Them Using "Forest Moss Distress Ink" Once Removed
You Inked The Rest Of The Leaves Using "Peeled Paint Distress Ink" (The Foliage Looks Magnificent)
Then You Cut Out Several Of "The Exquisite Poppy Dies" To Create "One Stupendous Flower"
Using A Thin Black Marker To Add Veins In The Flower, You Inked The Edges Of Your Remarkable Flower
With "Spun Sugar Distress Ink" You Assembled Your Flower Then Tied A Bow Using "Black Jute"
Placing The Flower On Top, Then Glued This To The Centre Of Your "Remarkable Foliage" Then Attached
To The Centre Of The Fan, Placing This On Top Of Your "Coconut White" "Famous Signature Piercing"
Then Your "Coconut White" Mat/Layering Adding Pearls Along Your "Atlas Striplet" Also Within The Centre Of
Your "Exquisite Poppy"
Sue, Thank You So Very Much For Sharing This Extremely Beautiful Card With Us "I Love The Foliage"
Thank You For This Tremendous Blog I For One Appreciate Everything You Do
Sue, Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗 For Yourself
Love From Sam xxx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
A square card my favourite and one that will fit into a regular envelope even better. I hope you are managing to find a bit of me time inbetween your busy schedule
Pam what a mix up over your tablets if it had been next weekend you wouldn't have got them until Tuesday because it is a bank holiday. My brother I am afraid has secondaries in the brain but they have referred him to a brilliant consultant which is where we were on Friday.Hugs to all who need them. Donita 8 hours of crafting bliss though I have very little spacial awareness so would have been no help.

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Such a pretty card. I love your ivy, it looks so realistic.
x

Kim Dibben said...

Gorgeous card Sue xx

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
I totally agree with you, this card doesn't need a sentiment
Margaret

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card. The leaves are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Kate's Cards said...

Beautiful. xxxx

jenny Briggs said...

Hi Sue

Very pre et and delicate card I don't think it matters if you haven't got a sentiment you can always put your sentiment inside

Jenny

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. So elegant, delicate and pretty. I love it.

ethansnanna said...




Different to your usual cards, but stunning
anyway!!!




Doreen x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card and i love how you've marked the veins in the poppy, my favourite of all your flowers

Pam hope you get your antibiotics tomorrow, what a mix up. Echoing your lovely comments if I may
Hugs to all our missing friends and a special one for Crewe Trish

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Such a pretty card.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely card, doesn't need a sentiment!
Rosemary xx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Exquisite card for which there is no need for a sentiment!
Doreen R

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful and elegant card that has no need for a sentiment. The floral element giving the card its colour is lovely and I am a fan of colouring my leaves in this way.

Frances

Ann Greenspan's Crafts said...

Beautiful card full of inspiration......I like how you arranged the Ornamental Accents die like a fan and put the flower on it. I am going to try that with some of your other dies that I have. It's so pretty.

Anonymous said...

I'm always inspired by your creations, but this one really speaks to me....love everything about it.

Jan D., FL, USA

Sandie Braithwaite said...

A fabulous card.

sued99 said...

An absolutely gorgeous card! x

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Love today's card, the fan effect is so pretty with the flower and greenery setting it off to perfection.
Pam, so sorry to read that you have another chest infection and it's criminal that you are still without your antibiotics. It must be so awful to have your chest problem time after time.
Pat L, how is Sarah, I think of her often.
Elaine, I do hope all is well with Andrew and Helen, I am out of touch.
'P' in Wales, it's lovely because I can always picture you when I read your comments, thanks to the famous "orange" photo. You are a legend in your own lifetime in my house ha ha.
Maria I hope you are well.
I'll miss the girls get together this week (girls!!! ha ha) but I'm sure we'll hear a sanitised version of their shinannigans.
love to all xxxx

Vie Carter said...

Just truly beautiful

Vie
x

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue,
This is what i call a really classy card! Just beautiful, and the dies you have used are JUST PERFECT for a stunning result.
What more can i say?
Bless you
Love and hugs
Jersey Pauline

June Fletcher said...

Hi Sue

This is a beautiful card and really does not warrant a sentiment

June x

Yorkie girl said...

Good afternoon Sue and everyone
What a beautiful card Sue and I agree no sentiment needed its perfect without one
Hope your trade show went well sue
Pam sorry you have had all this messing around and still no meds till tomorrow please take care where would we be without you on the blog
Donita loved reading your post today. X
Elaine hope you are ok and Helen &Andrew are bearing up
Laine and craftysuetoo hope your mums are feeling better such a worry but don't forget to look after yourselves too eh
Hugs to all that may need one
Theresa G xx

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Gorgeous card as usual Sue, love the look x x x

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Yes, such a beautiful card no sentiment is needed.
Hugs
Muriel x

Fiki said...

this is so pretty card!

Tressa said...

Lovely card. My feeling about sentiments is that I think a card can be so lovely, a sentiment spoils it. The sentiment can all be dealt with inside.

Teresa

Beryl Treble said...

Lovely card.

STELLA MUNN said...

Stunning card. To be honest the Ornamental accents die never appealed to me, but I've seen a number of beautiful cards made using it & this one is so pretty, so........!!!! Thank you Sue xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow stunning card and design Sue

Gr Karin

Jaye said...

This is a really classy card! It's beautiful, it's elegant and it has no need for a sentiment. The floral element is lovely and I really love the way you have coloured the leaves.

Suzzette Yandle said...

This card design is oh so PRETTY! Love the crispness of it. The fan like shape of using five of the larger Ornamental Accents die is a lovely design. I am using this "fan" on my anniversary cards for this year. And ofcourse, I am adding a flower, leaves and a bow. Thank you for the inspiration.

DeCor said...

Really don't notice that there is no sentiment as the card is so lush looking. Love the way you made the fan with the Ornamental accents. I didn't think so much of this die, but you have made some stunning cards from it....so have really changed my mind.

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Love this card, very clever how you have created the fan.
And who would have thought the foliage started of as white card,
It is so inspiring the way you have created the veins in the leaves,
I would never thought of that.
Thank you for your wonderful inspiration.
Hugs Brenda XXX

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, I adore everything about this card !! the dies you have used and the way you have used them, is stunning !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Barbara said...

Beautiful card, love everything about it.
You really don't miss the sentiment at all.

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Lovely lovely card today. Love the views you've added to the flowers.

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
This is a real beauty !! Everything about it is lovely and it doesn't need a sentiment! I liked the comment that it could be framed since it has no Sentiment! The flower and leaves are gorgeous. Thank you Sue!
Pam - they are certainly giving you the run around!! How do people cope who don't drive? It's not good - to put it mildly! Hope you get the required prescription tomorrow! Thanks again for the daily Summary!
I see the sock and rope have been packed by Saba! Thanks so very much for reminding her Laine! Things can be left on the drive you know! I'm not talking sock and rope either!!!
Love to everyone!
Myra xxx

Janet Wilson said...

Really love this, so elegant & pretty

CraftyJo said...

Lovely

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Smashing card.

Love to all xx

Sheila Barns said...

This is such a pretty card.

liz spooner said...

This is beautiful Sue, I love the simplicity in the colours.xx

Karen Drew said...

Gorgeous card. I make a few cards with no sentiment, just so I can write what I want to say on the inside
Luv
Karen xx

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card Sue. Certainly doesn't need a sentiment. I often put mine inside. Thank you for sharing this lovely card. Pam that is awful news about your prescription. I have had that happen to me. Echoing all your comments. So good to know that Maureen is back home.

Jean said...

So prettY!

Annie Stamps said...

Love the card Sue. Really like the fan arrangement.

Annie P
xxx

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
What a truly stunning card!
Hugs x
Heather T

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue Wow wow wow what a beautiful elegant card love the design and all dies you have
used. Thanks Helen Terry xxx

gailgale said...

Very, Very, Lovely card!!!!
It looks so much like spring to me!!!

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue beautiful card I agree with you I don't think it needs a sentiment its just lovely as it is!
Pam so sorry you weren't able to get your antibiotics what a run around you've had
Hope you have all had a good weekend

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Another gorgeous post and just love the way you finish your cards the flowers and flourishes are fabulous...

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card,like the die's you have used ,
Best wishes
Karen M

scrAPpamondo said...

Oh my, such a delicious card!!! It's just amazing! Pinned immediately!
https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524490317964/
You have done a so clever and creative use of the beautiful Ornamental Accent die, and it's perfect with the poppy and the orange leaves!! Love the Atlas stiples on the back, too!!!
Thanks for sharing how you have created the whole card! Great inspiration!

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue, what a very pretty card today with it's delicate understated colour scheme. Love the Atlas striplet.

Lisbeth

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
What a truly beautiful card and I adore the flower!!! You are right...no need for a sentiment!!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Avery elegant card today, love the colour and the flowers are gorgeous, as are the dies.
Cheers.
Di B. x
Tasmania.

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
I love love love this card and you are right, it doesn't need a sentiment, it speaks for itself, it's gorgeous. The Orange Blossom leaves look fabulous. The ornamental accents are one of my favourite dies and look beautiful used as a fan. Thank you Sue.

Pam I can feel your frustration from here! So annoying for you!
Crewe Trish I am so very very sorry. You must be devastated, wish I could take away your pain.
Donita, your stamping group sounds amazing wish I could join you!
Sharon you are spot on, Sues Wilsonettes are a lovely caring bunch.
Diane you will have to curtesy very very low after all our Maureen deserves the greatest respect.
Ooh Patricia I didn't know Hazel was organising a castle for October, must dig out my tiara.
Myra I shall cling onto your bumper, you can't get away from me so easily.
Maureen you may not be with us in body but you will definitely be with us in spirit.
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely beautiful! I love it. Love and hugs to you all, Alison xxx

ursula said...

My kind of card Sue, so feminine, I love it...thank you so much....luv Ursula xxxx

A Happercrafter6 said...

Pretty card today.
Jan
Northampton

Betty McAlister said...

Evening Sue. Stunning card. The Ornamental Accents fan is so pretty and your gorgeous poppy tipped in pink is beautiful.
Crewe Trish so sorry to read about your brother. Every good wish to you both.
Pam hope you get your meds sorted tomorrow. Not good enough.
Xx

Lynda's craft's said...

Hello Sue
Wow a very beautiful card today very elegant love it all.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock. Xx

Craftychris said...

Stunning card and it really doesn't need a sentiment! xxx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card. I think this has a very natural look to it. I really like the fanned Ornamental Accents die cuts and the pretty floral decoration. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue

Love your card and all the detail on it. It is beautiful

Love DOROTHY
OF BALDOCK

Pawprintx4 said...

So lovely and no, it doesn't need to say anything more than that.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. WOW This is a stunning card very femenine just up my street. The colours are beautiful and it does not need a sentiment as it could be used for all sorts of occassions.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

barbara macaskill said...

WOW! I have to agree that this needs no sentiment to make it more beautiful! I think ,
Letting the die cutting speak for itself is the perfect way to go! Absolutely breathtaking and perfect in my book! TFS!

Latenight Sandy H said...

This card is so very pretty. I didn't even notice that there wasn't a sentiment until I read your description.

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is gorgeous, i love the flowers and leaves and everything else about it too.

Eunice said...

Sue this card is beautiful, even without a sentiment it is wonderful!!!!!! Love how all the dies tie together and compliment each other.

Viki Banaszak said...

This is another gorgeous card!!! I love how the leaves cascade.

Jayem said...

Hi Sue

Nice to see the splash of colour just for a change. Like you, I usually do a sentiment and get a bit flumoxed as to what to do if one just doesn't seem to fit.


Jan from NSW (Australia)

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