Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway


Hello bloggers!   Teal, white and black are the colours for today's card giveaway!  I started with a piece of coconut white card and used the decorative die from the Rippled Striplet to cut the design into each side of the card.  I backed it with another piece of white card for a tone on tone look to the background.  Next I used the same die on a smaller piece of coconut white card and cut the design side b side.  I backed it with teal card, then added a thin black mat.  I added mounting foam to the back and attached it down the centre of the background.  Using the inside frame from the Bermuda, I cut it out of teal card and backed it in white and cut the centre out to create a frame.  I added mounting foam to the thin edge to raise it.  I stamped my sentiment, then added a decorative frame using the centre of the Bermuda die.  I added the teal frame over it and seated it in the centre of the striplets.  I made three teal flowers out of the Striped Nasturtium die set and used the outline in black on top of each of them.  I seated the flowers around the sentiment with a black satin ribbon bow and matching stick pins.  White, teal and black mats and layers were added to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 7" x  8" in size.  Leave a comment if you would like to be entered into the drawing to win this card.  The winner will be announced on Saturday's blog post.  All for now, Sue x   PS We still have two unclaimed dies from the drawing last week, please check the list that was posted on April 27th to see if it was you!







170 comments:

Pam said...

Such a beautiful card for the Wednesday Giveaway, someone will have a treasure.
June, hope the conservatory furniture was delivered intact and that your meds were available.
Laine, sorry to hear you are not feeling good, hope you feel better soon.
Elaine, what did doc have to say.
Yvonne, glad you are back in the Internet world, good negotiations .
Saba, they do say a bird leaving you a gift is lucky but not on your white trousers. Hope you soon get your cottage sorted, it sounds cold and uncomfortable at the moment.
Rosemary, I hope the blog ladies can provide you with some support and comfort. Such a lot of us have experienced the caring comfort from them and are happy to help others.
Sharon, thinking of you, hoping the results were good.
As always, my daily hugs fior all, especially our poorly and missing friends, their carers and long suffering hubbies, George and John.
So happy to see Nirahs post yesterday Yahhhhh

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous colors and embellishments!

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. I'm feeling terribly guilty when I see your beautiful samples and those on the fb group made with all the gorgeous striplet dies as I can't remember the last time I treated myself or was treated to one of these little beauties I think the last I bought was the Meadow Striplet !! That's a blast from the past I do have a few but none that are recent (although they are on the gift list) off to do some supply shopping later I think so I'll see what my little shop has in stock ☺ after all there are some beautiful Striplets and you've made the most gorgeous sample to part with this week, the colours and design are beautiful a real Sue card ☺
So that's me done, so I'll send love n hugs and say tarra till tomorrow xxx

Kim Dibben said...

Another fabulous card Sue xx and one of my favourite striplet so, love the colour combo xx love Kim D

Chris Curry said...

Love the colours on this card. I like all your striplet dies Sue and really like how you have used this one. A gorgeous card, thank you. Have a good day. Xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh yes a very pretty card today, the colours go so well together, someone is going to be a very happy little bunny when the winner is announced.

Pam yes the furniture was delivered, although they said they could not get it through the door, hubby said why not take the packing off and wolla it worked, so all in place and very nice it looks too. Finally got my meds. yesterday afternoon, took the first one this morning (that is a week after the prescription was initiated), lord help me if I needed anything in an emergency.

I think it was Izzy who said about Windows 10 and Serif etc. well I use Serif a lot and I have had no problems at all with using it with windows 10 - hope this is helpful to you.

Jumping on Pam's bandwagon again and reiterating everything she has said, your wonderful Pam to help us so much.

Sue are you on the One Day Special tonight on Hochanda, or is John or someone else showing your dies.

Off to craft group this morning, doing stamping and embossing......looking forward to it.

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

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, the giveaway card is gorgeous, one of my all time favourite colour combos, great layout. Good luck everyone, someone is surely going to be happy with winning it. Bx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card I used these colours for my son-in- laws birthday card a couple if weeks ago.
Nancyd xx

Jan.moogie said...

Beautiful card and beautiful colours, good luck one and all. Have a great day Sue hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Karen Drew said...

Stunning. Such a rich colour. Loving the bow and pins
Luv
Karen xx

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,,

What a lovely card for the weekly giveaway. The colors are fabulous and the design is perfect for showing off your dies. Someone is going to be a lucky winner.

Have a wonderful day.

Beverly from Maryland, USA

Christine Collins said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful combination of colours, and a super one for the give away.
Chris xx

TDQ Karen said...

Super card for the giveaway, i do really like teal black and white together xx

Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue
A stunning card today for the giveaway, love everything about it. Thank you for the video yesterday, I couldn't post as I have terrible toothache and been awake all night. Off to the dentist today, think it might be an abcess rather than a tooth problem.
That teal card is so beautiful.
Hugs to everyone xx
Dawn Searle

Craftynetty said...

This is one of my favourite colour combinations and a gorgeous card. Thank you.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
What a show stopper of a card for the give away, someone is going to be very lucky to own this master piece. Yvonne xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Gorgeous card, very striking. It will be a very lucky person who wins this masterpiece.
Norah, wonderful to see you comment yesterday, sympathies for your recent losses. Laine, hope you feel better soon. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Netty The Runner said...

Lovely card and beautiful colours.
Annette x

Maria Illsley said...

A beautiful card for this week's giveaway. Xxx

Wendy L said...

So beautiful, love the black on teal flowers, xx

Debra K. said...

Wonderful card! Lovely colour combination and the stick pins look gorgeous too. Debra x

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, a beautiful card for this week's giveaway, love the black and teal flowers and stick pins.
Marion S x

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Love the card Sue, anything with teal gets my vote.

Dragonsnap2 said...

Some of my favourite colours for this gorgeous card. The recipient will be very lucky.
Reiterating all Pam's comments as she always puts it so much better than I ever could.
Stay safe and well all. Thoughts and prayers to all.
Crafty hugs,
D xx

Donna Golby said...

Morning Sue a lovely card today.
Wishing everyone a great day.
I'm taking youngest for an ultrasound scan today hopefully it'll be clear as I think his tummy issues are over.

Donna

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
I love the teal colour way and design of today's card. The Rippled Striplet is going on to my wishlist, such a pretty die. A wonderful giveaway for one lucky person.x

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and Blog Friends

As nice as the Rippled striplet was cut into Tuesday's card, it's even better in this one. I just love how it looks when you offset them so the fat parts match up with each other and the narrow parts match up with each other instead of the channel look that the die has by itself. I think there might be a word missing in the description of how you did the teal-backed striplet section in the center. Anyway, it seems a shame to cover up that fabulous look with the focal element framing the sentiment.

Glad to hear the updates on the furniture and the hillsides, the compatibility of Win10 with Serif and especially the bird bomber. An unexpected moment that make a good story although I'm sure it wasn't fun to live through. A fly in the soup merits a refund but apparently not a flying hazard. Unless the hazard had landed in the soup. (Ew, sorry.)

Yvonne, you really described the experience for most of us needing our Particraft fix.

Rosemary, welcome to the circle of caring friends united by the beauty of Sue's creations and the thrill of trying it ourselves.

Laine I hope this latest bout is short-lived.

Plus what Pam said.

Love,
Donita

rosiejt said...

I've checked the die winners list again. Unfortunately, not me! However, I'd love to win your strikingly coloured and very pretty card.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A stunning card for today's giveaway. Very classy colours. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Wow! An eye popping card today. I do love the combination of colours and dies.

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this card is I love those colours and the dies are amazing. Anyone would be thrilled to own a card like this. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Catherine Lyons said...

Hi Sue a lovely card for the giveaway haven't used that colour combo before looks good .
Catherine V94 xx

Lyn Cleasby said...

Love this card, Sue. The impact of teal, black and white is so effective. The finishing touches of the stick pins, flowers and bow are just gorgeous.

PharmacyMichele said...

WOW-stunning card. Love absolutely everything about it.

Michele

hazel young said...

Beautiful card xx hazel

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue. A real winner of a card today. I love this colour combo and the stick pins are fabulous. There is going to be a very happy winner.

Love Rosemarie X X

karenlotty said...

This is one of my favourite colur comb's and your card is beautiful

Barbara (C) said...

An all round beautiful card. I love all the elements used and a great colour combination. BarbaraC

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous card.Love the colour way.
Jan x

hollyberry said...

Love the colours, love the card.

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love the card and h0w you have used the striplets. love Jean Z xxxx

hettygarlick said...

Beautiful! The teal and black go so well together.

foxyg said...

Fabulous card using my favourite colour.

Jan Jay said...

Hi Sue,

Wow, this is stunning, love the way you have used the striplet on this card, love the colours, fabulous... Love it x

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Wow card. Love teal. Fab flowers!

Betty McAlister said...

Morning Sue. Another beautiful teal white and black card for a very lucky winner. Such a pretty striplet used for both background and the main focal element. The striped nasturtiums, stringy bow and hat pins are gorgeous finishing touches xx

snowy said...

Lovely colours on a gorgeous card. Hugs xxx Snowy Owl 36

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
an elegant and delicate card again today...
I think I should use teal more often by cardmaking.
Rolf xxx

CROQUET QUEEN said...

Hi Sue,

Classic colour combo!
Simply stunning!

Croquet Queen x

laura ann kempster said...

Oh wow, Sue! What a beautiful card - I absolutely love the colour combination (teal is one of my favourites!) A really inspiring design that makes my fingers itch to get out in my craft room!

Laura K, Bucks

Judith Tucker said...

Wow! I love the versatility of the striplet dies

Clare Powell said...

Beautiful card, love the colours you've used x

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card.
B xx

JennyH said...

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

amanda cox said...

Lovely colour combination. X

Anonymous said...

Lovely card for the giveaway, Sue, the striplet looks so different from yesterday's offering. Great colours and floral elements too.
Norah - good to see you back with the Ochil news!
Dreadful shock yesterday, one of our summer visiting horses died suddenly - just lay down and died, no forewarning or panic at all. She was 29, retired for years, and her owner (though of course very upset), was hugely relieved that a 'decision' didn't have to be made. RIP Ladybird, a lovely gentle old lady, who enjoyed her last day in the sun. She'll be buried here.
Echoing Pam, as ever.
Hugs to all.

'P' in Wales

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, love all of the striplets, haven't got this one, will have to remedy that.
Lydia
x

dorothy cattanach said...

Good Morning Sue and everyone.
A lovely card today again Sue.
I do so like using Striplets to cut out patterns in my cards/ gift bags. box's. Makes them look so pretty. I realy need those striped Nastursion dies.

Have good day everyone. thank you Sue enjoy your day . xxx

Dorothy yorky girl xx

ethansnanna said...



What a lovely giveaway card today, love
the colours!




Doreen x

Annie Stamps said...

Absolutely stunning Sue. I love the addition of black, it really enhances the design. Someone's going be very lucky to win this card.

Annie P
xxx

Anne said...

Love this colour combination, Sue. A great card.

Anne (Northampton)

Scottydog said...

This teal, black & white card is just so striking. Love it! Someone will be very lucky. Thank you .Sue for the inspiration!

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Beautiful Card this morning Sue. And I love the teal on white. Spoiling us again with your lovely designs. Have a lovely day. Regards Ann Toppcards

stitchingranny said...

A very striking combination of colour for this pretty card.

Hugs
Helen x

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful giveaway card lovely colour and design and loving those stick pins { if the dies are not claimed i can always find a space for them Sue , haha }

Laine ,Please get better soon i am missing my daily laughs so sending you a big gentle cuddle xx

Saba, Muck is for Luck so they say ,so i hope your power stayed on ?

Norah, so nice to see you back ,but sad to read your news life sucks at times . xxx

My Drs Appintment went well i keep having my Diverticulitis flare ups,but Doc says it could be stress related .I am having my back assessed this afternoon .

Andrew was quite poorly Monday night and he got no better yesterday so they got home at tea time yesterday he went a month with no Chemo so i think maybe this last treatment has really
zapped him , i dont want to phone too early this morning just in case he is having a lay in .

Pam i am jumping on your wagon again today, hope your chest is better now .xx

Take care Everyone
Big hugs to all and a gentle one for Maureen { only gentle hugs until you are better mind, then you get the same as everyone else }

Elaine H X



CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

Just love the teal/black/white combo you have used for the Wednesday giveaway. Somebody is going to be very thrilled to win this beautiful creation.

Hugs to all our poorly friends and families. I hope your day becomes kinder to you.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxxx


Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

What a gorgeous card for the weekly giveaway!...that Rippled Striplet is moving higher and higher up the wish list, it only got pushed down because of the new release, but must get my hands on it asap...

June - thanks for the info re Win10/Serif - maybe there's nothing to get my knickers in a twist about after all...

Saba - Ah, the joys of the modern medieval lifestyle!...lol...and didn't your mother warn you that white trousers are for admiring on the hanger and then putting straight back in the wardrobe?....

Norah - how nice to see you back, so sorry for your losses...

P in Wales - I think I'd like to go like Ladybird, one last day in the sun and then just keel over with no fuss...

Izzy

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A beautiful card, lovely colours and lovely die-cuts and those very pretty stick pins.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a Gorgeous striking card today for the giveaway good luck to who wins it, I love these colours together really loving the striplet die as well, I have this one so will be playing with it.

Got results yesterday and its Lymphoma so waiting for an appointment for biopsy and hopefully they can take it out and all will be ok.

I reiterate all Pam says and send healing hugs to all poorly and who need them
Have a good day all
Love
Sharon
xxx

June Horrocks said...

S stunning card today sue my favourite colours love the striplet die thank you
Love always June horrocks xxxx

Bente Sørflaten said...

Beautiful card with a lovely background and pretty colours!

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. My favourite colour combo today and my new favourite striplet. What more could I ask?

Lisbeth

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all.. A WOW card this morning, I love these three colours together. As always your cards blow me away and the finishing touches.... Wendy

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
The card is simply stunning..... I love the colour combo.
Take Care Love Michelle xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
What a grand card for the give away this week, this striplet gives such a lovely background, the wish list is lengthening!
Regards
Heather R Oxfordshire

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
What a absolutely gorgeous card and the colours how could u not like these love it
JOY Xx

Tressa said...

Lovely card. The addition of black makes it a very dramatic piece of work.

Teresa

rosemary powell said...

Thank you Donors means a lot . I could do with some friends right now lots of love xx

Anonymous said...

Good Morning Sue
What a beautiful card for your Giveaway this week.
It is such a striking card and I love the colour combination of Teal, White and Black.
I think the Rippled Striplet is a very useful little die and am looking forward to making a similar card.
Lesley S x

Liz said...

Oh WOW, what a stunning card! Fabulous design and I love the colours. The touch of black gives it a dramatic look. xx

Marion Bull said...

Beautiful card Sue. The addition of the flowers with a black outline is brilliant!

Maggie B xx

rosemary powell said...

Oh I'm so sorry, it is always hard when one of our pets passed away, my thoughts are with you xx

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, Im sorry I havent been by since Sunday but at the moment Im not in the best of health, and its taking me longer this time to recover from a bowel condition that is not only painful but rather dangerous, seeing a specialist next week so please forgive me if I am not able to leave comments for you.
Your last three cards are just so beautiful and I will be watching your launch over the weekend. Thank you for giving me so much to not only look forward to but also for all the inspiration you give me to. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

rosemary powell said...

Lots of love thinking of you hope all goes well for you xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card again today. The colours are lovely and I love the way you gave used the dies.

Barbara V

Anonymous said...

Hi Suc - a fabulous card for today's giveaway. I love using black with teal. This striplet die is one I must add to my collection and the flowers are stunning in these colours. Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Norma said...

Gorgeous card and such vibrant colours - you've done it again Sue xx

rosemary powell said...

Hi Sue
Such a pretty card. You can do so much with striplets. I have just bought all the items for the stick pins so shall enjoy making them. I love the colour combo on this card. If I won it I would frame it and put it in my craft room. My Tim Holtz stamp platform arrived yesterday am so looking forward to using it. Lots of love to those who are Ill or are carers my thoughts are with you xxxx

SueJ said...

WOW how lovely, great card lovely colour combination.

June Fletcher said...

Good morning Sue

WOW, love this card, it's stunning and the colour combo is one of my all time favourites

June x

Anonymous said...

Rebecca Knowles Hinckley

Wow Sue I love it love the colours my sort of card.....

Ann R said...

Hi Sue, such a beautiful card and I just love the teal combo. I've just made my first card using one of your striplets and I'm hooked. There will be more!
Also I've just started matting and layering but I think maybe I've missed something as the end card is so heavy, does anyone have any advice please? Thanks Ann from Newmarket

Crafty Cruiser said...

Lovely card and great colour combination
Doreen R

Jeannie Donnelly said...

Beautiful, love the teal. Xx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Stunning card. The striped nasturtiums are my
"go to" dies for floral embellishments.
Rosemary xx

Sharron Lonsdale said...

Beautiful card in lovely colours. A very pretty combination of layers.

Sharron xx

P Austen said...

Morning Sue, what a lovely card for Wed. give away. I also love this particular striplet and must get it because mine don't look this good when I try to do similar techniques with them. However I do make quite a few "frilly" cards with my 'disasters ".
Great to see the stick pins back, too.
Looking forward to the Hochanda shows. Hugs xx P Auste 3n

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous card today, so many pretty dies and the gorgeous teal colour, one of my favourites. Isn't it strange that the nasturtiums look a much darker teal colour in the picture, trick of the light I suspect but still gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam as always echoing your comments. Xxx
Elaine I hope you and Andrew improve today xxxx
Dawn I hope your tooth gets sorted xxx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Absolutely gorgeous card love the contrast of colour.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Bejay Roles said...

Morning, Sue,
Goodness, is it Wednesday already? What a lovely card for this week's giveaway. It's my ambition to win one of your cards that have stick pin embellishments, I wonder if today is my lucky day.
It's glorious here in Cornwall this morning with bright sunshine and a clear blue sky. That's good as I need to go to town to pick up my new specs in about 30 minutes, then I hope I get back in time to accept a delivery as it's a new, bare rooted magnolia tree and I would hate to miss that arrival.
Have a great day, everyone.
Bejay xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, lovely card, I think the nasturtium die just might pop into my basket somewhere.
Take care everyone, especially all those who are not 100% just now.
Jess xx

Jaye said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card and I just love the colour combination. The touch of black is really dramatic and so effective. And of course I just love the striplets.

Chaffinch said...

Lovely card - please to see the stick pins making an appearance.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue; a gorgeous card. Beautiful colours and I love your flowers and the matching pin sticks.

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Dramatic look to todays card I love it.I am so looking forward to your shows starting tonight.Pam where would we be without your daily update thank you.Elaine I hope Andrew is a little better today and you look after yourself.Sharon it sounds like good news fingers crossed.Dawn ouch I hope you get your tooth sorted.Ann when I am matting and layering if possible I cut out a big chunk of the card you don't see to make it lighter

Jayona said...

Hi Sue, I think teal has become my favourite colour at the moment. And coupled with my striplet addiction I'm having a field day. Love the card, ticks all my boxes.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a really beautiful card for the giveaway and I love everything about it from the colours, the clever use of striplets right through to the flowers and stick pins.

'P' - sorry to read about Ladybird but I think she had a good life and isn't that the way we would all like to go?
Anne R - when matting and layering I think most of us 'gut' some of the base layers (just cutting out a square from the middle leaving enough of a frame for the next layer to cover the hole) and then build the level up with a few foam pads. This not only makes the card lighter but leaves you extra pieces to play with :-)
Sharon - fingers crossed for the biopsy and hope you don't have to wait too long for an appointment.

Frances

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Stunning card sue x love the colour combo with the touch of black which makes your beautiful dies really stand out x thankyou sue for your daily inspiration x
Sending hugs to all the poorly wilsonettes and their loved ones x
Theresa w xxx

ursula said...

I just love how you use these stiplettes Sue, always made to look so different when you use many cuts in one card...love it with those beautiful flowers....and of course the pins...thank you Sue....luv Ursula xx

STELLA MUNN said...

What a lovely card Sue. The colour combo is lush. Xx

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue this is a fabulous card I love the colours and the striplet I will definitely have to add this one to my collection
Pam I hope you are feeling better now
Sharon lets hope that appointment comes through quickly so they can sort your problem out you have been through the mill recently I'm sending you a big hug
Also sending caring hugs to Elaine and Andrew I hope Andrew will have a better day today
Nannieflash sorry you are suffering too at the moment I hope you will soon feel better
Sending good wishes to all especially all who are in pain or suffering in any way

Agnes (Scotland) said...

Absolutely gorgeous just love the teal and white,

XXX

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is gorgeous Sue
Gr Karin

Val Verrall said...

Hi Sue What a lovely card. Would not have thought to use those colours. Teal being one of my favourites. I have only a couple of the striplets but will definitely be getting this one. Val Vx

Anonymous said...

I love when the colors pop....so pretty, as always.

Jan D., FL, USA

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue Gogreous card love the layout and the dies used. Thank you Helen Terry xxx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

That's a different and striking colourway. Like it.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Thank you so much for more ideas on using the rippled striplet, gorgeous card and I love the teal card
Pam echoing you again and sending extra hugs to Sharon, Nannieflash and all going through ill health
Tracy your colour scheme today, how are you keeping pet?

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Fabulous colours and the striplets too. So good to see your signature bows and stick pins. Lucky lucky winner today - good luck all
Hugs
Muriel x

Diane King said...

Lovely card. Colours are great x

Suzzette Yandle said...

Lovely card. Your stick pins always add elegance to your designs. Thanks for sharing.

Nana on the Hill said...

Such a beautiful card Sue, who ever wins this one will certainly be a very lucky person x

Anonymous said...

Carole Stourbridge
love these colours this card really pops

Maria Alder said...

Afternoon Sue and everyone.
Gorgeous card Sue and whoever is the lucky winner will love it.
The colours together are fab and nice to see some stick pins too.

I see many of you ladies are going through a lot of illness,bad spells,
hospital appointments and more. I wish all of you get better and hopefully
some card making or any kind of hobby can take the mind of things at times.x
P in Wales, sorry Ladybird gone but what a lovely way to go. Just lay down
in the sunshine and fall asleep. Know a lady who did just that sitting in
her garden in their house in France and suddenly she was gone.x
Thank you Carmen for the hugs. The way things going at the moment I'm
happy to take a few. Hope you have a nice day.x
Pp- glad you got your computer working,do miss your rant when not here,hug x
Sending well wishes and many hugs to all Wilsonette's and some huge ones
for my special friends,you know who you are :-)
Maria x


Marie Brookes said...

stunning card in such pretty colours xx

Vie Carter said...

Yes please would just love to win this stunning card

Vie
x

Jan said...

Hi sue
Wonderful as usual. I love the colour. Teal is my favourite at the moment xxxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Here You Go Once Again You Sharing "Your Kindness" With Us All, Sorry For Late Comment
Last Night But At Least It Was Before Midnight.
This Beautiful Wednesday Gift Card That You're Willing To Giveaway Is Extremely Exquisite, Its Fabulous
Rich, Opulent, Colour Combination Is Just Stupendous.
Products Used In Today's Card:-
"Just Because" (Sentiment)
"Creative Expression Coconut White/Black/Teal Foundation Card"
"Creative Expression Mounting Foam"
"Creative Expression Pearls"
"Creative Expression Black Thin Satin Ribbon"
"Creative Expression Stick Pins" (Which You Made Yourself With The Gems/Pins)
Star's In Today's Card:-
"Sue Wilson The Rippled Striplet Die Set"
"Sue Wilson The Bermuda Die Set"
"Sue Wilson The Stiped Nasturtiums Die Set"
Today's Card:-
"Just Because"
Sue, You Started With A Piece Of "Coconut White Card" Cut To Size You Required Then Using
The Decorative Die From "The Rippled Striplet Die Set" You Cut The Design Into Each Side Of Your Card
You Added Another Piece Of "Coconut White Card" For The Tone/Tone Look To The Background
Which I Just Love, Next Using A Smaller Piece Of "Coconut White Card" You Cut Out
"The Rippled Striplet Die" Cutting It Out Side By Side, Backing This In The Extremely Rich "Teal Card"
You Then Added A Thin "Black Card" Mat, Adding "Mounting Foam" Sue, You Then Attached This Down
The Centre Of Your Background.
Using The Inside Frame From "The Bermuda Die Set" You Cut This Out With The Stupendous "Teal Card"
Backing In "Coconut White Card" Then You Cut Out The Centre To Create A Frame, You Added
"Mounting Foam" To The Thin Edge To Raise For Dimension. You Then Stamped Your Sentiment
"Just Because" Then Added The Decorative Frame Using The Centre Of "The Bermuda Die Set"
Placing The "Teal" Frame Over It, Placing This Into The Centre Of Your "Striplets"
Sue, You Then Made Three Luxurious Flowers From "Teal Card" "The Striped Nasturtiums Die Set"
Using "Black Card" For The Outline Extremely Striking Indeed, You Placed Them Around Your Sentiment
Adding One To "The Black Satin Bow" Also Your Two Very Beautiful "Stick Pins" Also "Pearls" To The Centres
Adding This To "Teal/Black/Coconut White" - With Your Famous Signature Piercing Then Adding Another
Mat/Layer Of "Teal/Black/Coconut White Card"
Sue, Thank You For Sharing Today's Extremely Exquisite Card, Also For The Daily Inspiration
I Can't Begin To Tell You How Much I 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
"Good Luck To "ALL" Sue's Blog Members Whom Ever Wins This Gift Will Be Extremely Thrilled
Its Exquisite"



Fiki said...

its gorgeous card!

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card today for the giveaway. It would sit in my Sitting Room lovely, as its the same colouring.

Good luck to everyone in the card give away today,

Love n hugs
Dorothy of Baldock

Sue MacFall said...

What beautiful colours, Sue. Love the layout and the flowers just finish it perfectly.

val said...

Beautiful card love the colours teal is my favorite colour xx

Yorkie girl said...

Wonderful card sue and a beautiful Wednesday giveaway. One lucky follower is going to be a happy bunny that's for sure
Pam glad you are feeling a bit better
June at last you have the medication you need and I would love to see some of your craft group makes
P in Wales. What an awful thing to have happened at least the old lady did not suffer and no one had to make that final decision hugs Hun
Elaine Helen and Andrew hugs to you too
There's a few more people I read about that need a special hug
Take care all
Theresa G xx

barbara macaskill said...

I love the combination of the teal and coconut card stock! I think that the teal seems more vibrant against the coconut than it does with white. This is a stunning card and I am hoping to be this week's card winner! TFS!

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
a stunner of a card. Love the colours and dies. Elegant, fresh and gorgeous.
Hugs, Rose

liz spooner said...

Beautiful Sue, stunning colours.xx

Janet Wilson said...

Gorgeous card, love your colour scheme

Jean said...

So very pretty.

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue
Truly striking card. Love the teal it makes a real statement
Best Wishes

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

This card is just fabulous.It looks expensive and elegant.The teal and black make everything pop up.This will be a beautiful card even without sentiment,in my opinion.

The winner (good luck to all of us) will be happy with this prize.

'P' in Wales – Sorry to read about Ladybird. A peaceful death at the end of beautiful life, what else you can wish for?
Elaine – Hope Andrew feels better today. Sending you my daily hugs.
Maria, Sharon Casey, Nannieflash, Dawn, Rosemary P. – I wish you all good health. Sending hugs to your way. Take care, ladies.
Fluffycat – Thanks for the tips.
Laine – I hope you will soon be your sunshiny self and back here where you need to be :)

Wishing everyone a great day.
Still a newbie to Craft / Not longer the newest, or the only Canadian Wilsonette ,
Carmen

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Stunning once more and never tiring of saying so...

Patricia said...

Hello Sue, once again another stunning card, love it.
Who would not be happy having that little beauty popping through the letter box??
"P" in Wales so sorry to read about Ladybird, what a beautiful gentle way to go.
Elaine I keep thinking about you and your family. You have and are still going through some real tough times. Hope things get better soon.
Sending hugs and best wishes to all who are not so good just now.
Patricia xxx

Norah McPhee said...

Good afternoon or is it evening at 18:00 Sue and the happy band of Wilsonettes,
The deep teal green is a striking colour Sue and for me(sorry folks) there is just enough black on it to enhance the designs beauty. Although i don't have these dies as yet(they are on my list to take with me to the next show)the nastrustiums particularily. It has taken a while for these wee flowers to get under my skin but now that they have, they're like an itch that won't go away without doing something about it, so bull by the horns to relieve that one. It's so nice to see your stick pins getting an outing Sue as there is something so pretty about your cards that have them on it, making it look so elegent. OK hands up who all has stick pins in their stash that they haven't looked at for a while? Come on don't be shy, we all have them hiding away just waiting to prick us because we are not giving them any crafty love? I have tried in vain today to make a sympathy card and gave up as a bad idea, i will just go and buy one (swearing i know but needs must). Thank you Sue for a lovely Sue original that we can tell from 20 paces us Wilsonettes, it's like we can always tell who has influenced cards that we see pinned by other people. You know Sue, your creative style has influenced a whole world of crafters and new crafters every day and because of you that some of us keep our sanity. Thank you Sue.
Oh how i wish that everyone could wake up to the wonderful view that i do and it has been such a beautiful day, showing my hills up in all their glory until some midden has set them on fire to burn the gorse and bracken, fizzing toerags that they are. Now there is no livestock kept on these hills for them to be endangered by the gorse and bracken, so i just don't see the need for it. The colours that it adds to the landscape is so lovely and all so very different. Rory has started to take his carer's up the hills on the nice days and Karen, one of them that just loves being outdoors has planned for them to take a picnic next week if it is as bonny. From the weeks after their births, my two were taken walking by me through the wonder of the countryside and the woods and forests. From barking to pressing flowers and leaves, bramble picking to strawberry picking, teaching them what all the different trees were just like Mum did with Jim and I. Although i used to take them out walking they went "off it" for a few years but it's nice to see Rory going back out and doing the nature trails up the hills and seeing the things that you can only truly experience when you are on two feet. It's the smell and the sounds, the quietness that is around you with only the birds and the animals to hear.
Thank you for all your lovely messages at me coming back in, i didn't realise that my wanderings and ramblings were read by so many of you. I will try and be good come in, its just sometimes i get a wee bit down and can't get back up, but i will try and keep upbeat.
Sending hugs to all my lovely Wilsonettes that need, could do with or just want one,you are welcome to mine
love and crafty hugs
Norah (glenochil)

Barbara said...

Lovely card sue! Beautiful colours and love the stickpin comeback!!!

Sherry said...

beautiful!! love the colors you used!

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Gorgeous card today with beautiful flowers and stick pins to enhance it.
Pam hope you are feeling better every day. You have summarised everything beautifully as usual.
Elaine, I hope you, Andrew and Helen all pick up and things brighten for you. I enjoy your gentle hugs and hopefully I'll soon be getting the same ones as everyone else. Every day is an improvement and I hope to run a marathon next week, or at least go up and downstairs by myself ha ha.
Laine, sorry you are down, but you certainly aren't out. Keep your pecker up.
PP, glad you got sorted with your connection and are back with us. Hope you enjoyed your friend's coffee and company. Keep well.
Sharon, good luck.
Norah, lovely to see you back.
'P' sorry to read about Ladybird, but what a perfect way to go.
June S, glad they managed to get the furniture in.
Donita, what a hoot, a bird in Saba's soup - good job she's not vegetarian ha ha.
Izzy, that's a good tip for keeping white trousers white!!
Nannieflash, Get Well Soon.
Maria, sending love.
Pat L, love to you and Sarah.
Maureen xxxxx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Someone is going to win a very pretty card! It's really lovely and so nice to see the stick pins again! I have some made ready but haven't used them for a while! Until you used it in card making I was never a lover of teal! You changed that! Particularly with a hint of black - it's lovely!
I've had a crazy day! You know when you tidy out a cupboard and you had no intention of doing so - well that's been me today! Ironing next! A woman's work is never done! Ha ha!
Maureen - you are getting chirpier by the day !! Having said that you were even chirpy in Hospital ! So pleased you are improving - there was a lot of room for improvement!!
I laughed at the advice for white trousers too! Likewise skirts - fatal they are!
Laine - I knew you weren't well! Hope you feel a bit better today as we miss you!
Wonder if Saba is stuck in the chimney?
Pam - are you feeling lots better? I do hope so.
Carmen - you made me laugh! Thanks for that! Izzy did too !
Take care, Sharon, Elaine , Norah , Andrew and any others who aren't feeling too well!
Ladybird had a lovely life and didn't suffer! How lovely!
Love to all,
Myra xxx

Laura O' Connor said...

fab card ,love the flowers ,Laura O

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
What an absolutely delightful card for the Wednesday give away. Love the teal edged with black especially on the striped nasturtiums, it's just such a striking combination. Glad to see your stick pins are being used again, they always add that little bit of luxury to your cards. Thank you Sue

Pam thank you for your daily update, I'm still sitting on a bit of the sofa surrounded by piled up furniture covered in dust sheets in a chilly sitting room with no tv but the end is in sight, hoping they finish tomorrow.
Dawn I really feel for you, hope it was t an abscess after all.
Donita the bird bomber missed my lunch by a hairsbreath, at least I think it did! But as Maureen quite rightly pointed out at least I'm not a vegetarian !
"P" sorry about Ladybird it must have been quite a shock but a good way to go for her. Hope you are ok now.
Elaine I don't know about Muck for Luck it was more "Muck" YUK! Sorry Andrew is feeling so ill from his chemo, hope he was a bit better when you phoned him.
Izzy, did any of us ever listen to our mothers advice? I'm please to say they came out ok in the wash.
Sharon here's hoping all is well with the biopsy and future treatment, sending hugs as you must be worried.
Nannieflash hope all goes well for you too.
Anne R, I'm like Frances and Trish, I sometimes only use a frame for matting and layering to avoid the weight and I'm a bit frugal at times!
Myra I'm not stuck up the chimney although I did stick my head up the great big hole they made and thought I saw Santa!
Love, hugs and good luck for everyone in the draw.
Saba xxx

lorraine eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

What a fabulous example of your many talents, we have been treated today to a real Sue classic ribbon, flowers and stick pins galore!
The colour palette is fresh and vibrant, the teal mixes well with the crisp coconut white and the touch of black provides all the enhancement it needs as a finished product. The Rippled Striplet is truly wonderful and has created an eye catching background worthy of any focal point even i think, and the Striped Nasturtiums are singing to me seductively...i cant quite believe that i have neglected to purchase them thus far, surely i will have to remedy this gross oversight forthwith! I adore stick pins, any card using them is a masterpiece in my eyes so the lucky recipient of this card is really in for a treat, good luck in the draw my lovelies and thanks to Sue for picking yet another showstopper.
Well, as Norah says, we have had some glorious weather today and the Ochil Hills were shown to their best advantage. I decided to strip off in the heat in the hope that I may make a start to my 2017 tan and no stiff breeze was going to deter me, in fact it was quite pleasant really. A bit of time soaking up the suns rays can do you the world of good both mentally and physically, we have to grab every opportunity we can in Scotland because balmy conditions never last and are soon replaced by wind and rain.
Brodie joined us because he is partial to the sunshine too and we went for a little walk....he's very well trained and follows us everywhere even though he isn't on the lead anymore, only its at his own pace:-) He has been secretly visiting a neighbour who has been encouraging him into her house. She lost her own cat last year so Brodie must give her comfort but I don't like the thought of him getting too cosy because she lives in a flat next door to a woman with a Doberman and two Whippets and he could bump into them and get trapped in the stairwell....he's such a little prostitute though:-), and you can't tell a cat where to go or what to do so I despair!
P, RIP Ladybird, thankfully she passed peacefully in the sunshine which is how I would choose to go too. It must still be a shock though even given her ripe old age, thinking of youxxx
Elaine, sorry to hear Andrew is suffering, what a pity it spoiled his break away. I hope he picks up again soon and is ready for his next treatment. Hope your GP appointment went well too and the home visit for your back helpedxxx
Maureen, you are such a tonic, you have a great attitude and humour which really cheers up miserable old sods like myself:-)
Saba, you really made me chuckle over your white trouser incident:-) Hope you're enjoying your time in Yorkshire despite the draughts and lack of electricity:-)
Carmen, at least someone appreciates some of my many qualities, I never would have thought it would be you though:-) I'm feeling strangely out of sorts at the minute...must be my impending chat with Yvonne tomorrow:-).....but bear with me because it will pass and I will be back to my witty, adorable self again:-)
Sending cuddles to my besties such as Myra, Pam,Pat, Theresa, Maria, Frances, Donita, Tracy, June, Norah, the rest of the Naughty Nine and Yvonne(though it pains me to do so), with special hugs to Sharon following her hospital appointment and both Tina's.

Laine1972xxx

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card, AND my favourite colour LOVE IT.
I would be so happy to be the guardian of this stunning gift.
Love Brenda xxx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW, WOW, WOW !!! I absolutely adore this card !!! I think the dies you have used look amazing together and your colour combo is fantastic Sue !!! (one of my top all time favourite colours is Teal.) I love the Rippled striplet dies and the Bermuda dies are fab. I love, love, love your striped Nasturtium flowers in these colours and your beautiful sick pins and ribbon add that perfect finishing touch to this gorgeous Sue Wilson classically, elegant card. (Can you tell how much I love it ? ) Thank you so much for sharing this one with us. Sending lots of love to you Sue from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card. I really like the dies you have used especially the Rippled Striplet. I love the darker colouring, I think it shows the die designs so well. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

ang said...

Gorgeous card and colours angxx

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good evening Sue
My what a truly beautiful and very elegant card who ever is lucky in the draw will have a real masterpiece to treasure.
Pam may I echo your postbyou have summed everything so well as always thank you.
Gentle hugs to all those not well or worried, take care everyone.
With love
Margaret xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the colour combination.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

josie said...

Hi Sue,As always a fantastic card, you have given so many ideas for my cards
Many thanks xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Evening Sue
Everything about this card screams class x
I always forget how much I love teal then you spring a gorgeous surprise like this. Stunning x
The rippled striplet is one of those invaluable little must haves with so much versatility. As for the striped nasturtium - one of my new favourites. Stick pins seem to have made quite a few appearances recently after a long absence and they are very welcome back x
Whoever wins this card will be overjoyed to receive such a beauty x
Girls came round tonight armed with M & S meringue nests, cream and strawberries. We munched and giggled our way through Benidorm then I was left in peace and here I am x
June - your conservatory sounds lovely x
Donita - it is really not easy going cold turkey from Particraft x
P - Am I allowed to say that's a lovely way to go?! RIP Ladybird x
Elaine - sorry to hear Andrew is so poorly. Sorry you're back is giving you trouble. Gentle hugs x
Izzy - white trousers - how impractical x
Sharon - hope things don't take too long x
Nannieflash - take care x
Maria - rant - me - never x
Carmen - Laine and sunshiny are not really 2 words that go together x
Norah - lovely to have you and your hills back x
Maureen - is gorgeous George behaving himself? x
Laine - limbering up for our catch up - promise I'll try and stay awake while you talk rubbish x
Pam - when I spoke to Maureen last week we made an executive decision - we decided that next time I come up to Newcastle we should try and arrange a meet - you up for that? x
Sending happy thoughts and lots of love to everyone especially my blog besties x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Eunice said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the colors that you chose. Really love the stiplet die!!!

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Wow another gorgeous card. Love the striplet and other dies used. Colourway is lovely.
Cheers
Di B. x
Tasmania.

Pawprintx4 said...

A beautiful card and I love teal!
Hope everyone is having a good week.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card,lovely to see your stick pins and the colour's are beautiful
Thank you
Best wishes
Karen M

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card Sue. I like everything about it. Thank you for sharing this and giving it away to a lucky recipient. Echoing Pam's comments. Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. A gorgeous card for this giveaway and the colours are beautiful. I love the striplet, flowers and your stunning stick pins.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Judy Hollers said...

The striped nasturtiums are a favorite of mine, and last week I ordered the dies. You have shown the versatility of these dies, and I am looking forward to receiving them. The card is lovely with the complement of the stick pens, as the previous post has already stated. Have a blessed day!

Latenight Sandy H said...

Simply gorgeous. Flowers, stick pins, teal card and the Rippled Striplet, all lovely.

Norah, good to see you back. Your tales are very much missed when you aren't here.

Take care everyone.

Janice Brummett said...

Very pretty card. What's not to love about this car? The stick pins match so nicely to the teal you have used. I have yet to see one of your cards I didn't like/want!

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Somehow I missed this gorgeous card yesterday. Whoever wins this is in for a treat. Well all of your cards are gorgeous.

Marie said...

Good morning Sue. I look forward to all of your postings and one day hope to be able to make such pretty cards myself.

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is another stunning card with that gorgeous striplet
i so have to get this one.
I love the teal on this card, makes it very striking and absolutely beautiful
and wonderful as a wednesday give away, would love to give any of your cards a home and pride of place where i could admire it.