Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

Hello bloggers!  Back around to another Wednesday card giveaway, they do come around quickly, don't they? LOL  I started this one by simply embossing a piece of coconut white card with the Tulip Twist embossing folder for texture.  I rubbed over the top of it with Silver Dream gilding Polish, then buffed it with a piece of kitchen roll.  Next I cut the Infinity Striplet twice out of a piece of coconut white card using just the inner decorative die.  I backed it with a piece of Silver Shine card and added mounting foam to the back of it.  I cut the Cape Verde die out of Silver Shine card twice.  I cut one in half across the shorter part of the die and the other one in half across the longer part of the die.  I added the halves to the striplet so they were peeking out from around it on all sides.  I added this to the centre of the embossed background.  I cut just the centre section of the Cape Verde out of silver and backed it with white and added it with foam to the centre of the card.  I stamped my sentiment and ct the very centre die from the Cape Verde and used it as a frame around the sentiment.  I added that piece to the middle of the card.  Finally I added a floral element to the card by scrunching the Striped Nasturtiums cut out of white card.  Once assembled, I added the same silver gilding polish to the edges of the petals and seated the flowers around the sentiment.  I added leaves from the set as well.  I made two matching stick pins and seated the flowers on a thin white satin ribbon bow and attached the stick pins.  The card was completed with white and silver mats.  The finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x  9" in size.  Leave a comment 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






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143 comments:

Pam said...

A beautiful card Sue, quite lovely. Oh to be so lucky.
Tragic news from Manchester, one of the guys on my team, his daughter and friend were there but managed to get out okay and text her dad to let him know. Deepest sympathies for all the families involved. Once again, our emergency services were superb and also everyone who helped. I so admired the homeless man who went to help people and the car drivers who took people home to help.
What is this world coming to. I don't think any city or town large or small can be complacent about security now .
Pat, hope your poor hubby gets some good news soon, so disheartening, take care both.
Cheryl your walk sounded peaceful and stunningly beautiful. Warm weather always things look and feel much better.
My daily hugs to all, missing and poorly friends, carers too. . Take care everyone, stay safe.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a beautiful card.
Take care Kitty.

hollyberry said...

Beautiful and elegant card.

Denise Bryant said...

Elegant card with beautiful details!

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, absolutely wonderful card, how I would love to have this and I am not alone, your giveaway cards are priceless.

Pam I reiterate everything you have said- it is so sad.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

Kim Dibben said...

Fabulous card Sue xx love the flowers and pins xx love Kim D

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Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card with lots of lovely embossed texture and details. X

Karen Drew said...

Stunning card. I agree how quickly the time is flying by.
Luv
Karen xx

Betty McAlister said...

Stunning card Sue. Gorgeous Wednesday give away. Xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a beUtiful card . Love the embossing folder and all the dies.

Barbara V

Patricia said...

Oh! My! Giddy Aunt! today's card is AMAZING, love, love, love it.
The person who finds this "work of art" popping through their letterbox will be over the moon.
Pam as always I echo your summary.
Thoughts and prayers for all effected by yesterday's horrific incident.
Patricia xxx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card & would be ideal for a wedding or anniversary card as it is such a beautiful card. It is such a beautiful card for the give away. Yvonne xx

Christine Collins said...

Another stunner today Sue, and I should imagine it looks even better in real life.
Chris xx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Oh Sue. This gorgeous gift is just what is needed today, it's beauty and it's delicacy is beyond words, it's a 'soothing' type of gift which will help lift hearts and spirits, especially today, we lost 3 hearts from our area, the youngest - 8 - such a beauty.
barbiepinkfairy (Alison) was on duty as they bought children in for care at our local hospital not only a nurse but lovely mummy to a beautiful young lady, an age of those being cared for, what kind of friend would I be if I'd not thought of how she is after that shift !
So today's gift is a real gift and heart warming too, it brings a gentle smile to sad and angry hearts. Love n hugs to you Sue xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. A very elegant card, silver and white is a beautiful combination.
Echoing Pam's comments. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

rosiejt said...

That is just stunning, Sue. I love everything about it - colours, design and intricacy.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue

Another beautiful card! Love the scrunched nasturtiums and stick pins along with texture and shine. The infinity die is very romantic...or is it
The influence of being on holiday in Sorrento that makes it appear that way? Whatever it is the card is simply stunning and i would love to be in with a chance to win it!

Ciao xx

Lyn R Warrington

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Such a beautiful card today.

TDQ Karen said...

Stunning, I love this it's classic and beautiful colours xx

June Horrocks said...

So beautiful sue what a treasure you must be so proud love the dies flowers and colours thank you
Love always June horrocks xxxxxxxx

PharmacyMichele said...

WOW-this card is stunning, more like a work of art.

Michele

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
What an incredibly stunning card. The flowers are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.
Wishing everyone a better day. I live in Manchester.
Hugs.

Donita Naylor said...

Another classic, graceful SW creation. I'm wondering how to get gilding polish on the scrunched petals. They're pretty hard once they dry.
After watching Hochanda, I started getting ideas I wanted to try with the stained glass dies. Forgot I didn't have them.
There is so much sorrow in just regular life, never mind a deliberate evil act. Cards, even if we put our all into them, seem pretty small and ineffective alongside the mountains of pain and the depths of suffering. Maybe the only soothing or comforting that's possible is the love that comes through. I wish we could deliver enough to heal everything.
I used to imagine myself as courageous in the face of adversity, persistent when all seemed to be failing. Instead, it turns out, I'm likely to rip your face off if you say good morning. Actually, I have found it's a pretty effective way to deal with clueless people calling to complain. Found it out by accident. They sweeten right up if I am more angry than they are. Hope that doesn't backfire.
My engagement is ending, my cat erased all the saved messages on my answering machine, I lost my best watch, I'm missing work frequently, and everything seems too hard. So much for my heroic character. It's nice that all the flowers are coming out. My yard is mostly weeds and escapees, so I'm liking the violets, a buttercup, myrtle and wild raspberry blossoms. I should open the window next to the lilacs.
I hope everyone breathes in a little life moment today.
Love,
Donita


Love,
Donita

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue xx hazel

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous, Sue, with all of your 'trademark' elements. Who wouldn't love to win this??
Lovely flowers and fab stickpin.
Haunted by the death of beautiful young Saffie, all so tragic. Guess we're all feeling in a sombre mood, so hard to take in.
Sending hugs.

'P' in Wales

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. Gorgeous embossing folder.
B xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue your card is gorgeous. I love how you have used the dies. My thoughts are with those affected in Manchester it is just so sad. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful card in silver and white.
Marion S x

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A lovely beautiful card to brighten and bring a smile to us all.Good Luck everyone.

Pam i echo your summery again today.

Big hugs to all
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Donita, just seen your post.
Chin up, girl - tough times need caring friends. Hope you have them..... + we're all here for you. Things WILL get better. You're one strong lady.
'P'

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a Gorgeous card today and love the scrunched flowers wish mine turned out like them, oh how I would love to win it like all it is so eye catching and cheering this morning.

I do reiterate all Pam said it is so sad and cruel what is happening to the world.
Pam hope all is well for you and things at work are ok xx
Donita stay strong were all here for you xx
Barbiepinkfairy love and hugs to you after that shift hope your ok xx
Love and healing hugs to all that need it and who are poorly lonely and carers and all those suffering
Love
Sharon
xxx

Chris Curry said...

Another beautiful card Sue, love the flowers and great to see the stick pins with them. Gorgeous. Thank you. Have a good day. Xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW WOW WOW What a stunning card this morning. Your giveaway cards are getting more detailed every week, someone is going to be over the moon on Saterday when they see there name has been picked to win this little beauty. Good Luck everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

P Austen said...

A beautifully elegant card which anyone would be proud to win. Love the flowers. Mine often end up in a soggy crumpled mess. Hugs xx P Austen

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very lovely indeed.

Jan Jay said...

Hi Sue,
Loving this card, the flowers are fab, tried the scrunch technique with the poppy die, loved the result x

CROQUET QUEEN said...

Hi Sue,

White and silver such a decadent duo!

Croquet Queen x

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, this mornings card really is stunning - love it! Long time since I've seen the stick pins in use!
Janette x


Debra K. said...

Gorgeous! Debra x

SueJ said...

WOW what a gorgeous card and a giveaway as well, how lucky are we!
Good luck everyone, and thank you Sue x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a real winner today, this card is so beautiful in every way. Would be proud to win it. Like everyone I am sad and sickened by the dreadful events in Manchester and my thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved. Words really aren't enough.

Love Rosemarie X X

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Stunning, just stunning, lucky winner !!!
hugs
Muriel x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card, somebody will do a haapy dance when they win.
Lydia
X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Words fail me, just fabulous. A design that could be used for many occassions. Good luck to one and all
Regards
Heather R Oxfordshire

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - what a beautiful card for today's giveaway. Absolutely gorgeous. I wish my flowers would look like yours! Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Love this, it's so extravagant!...all that lacy frou-frou gives it a very Victorian feel and it would be perfect for an anniversary card too...got my fingers crossed...

Izzy

Jan.moogie said...

Wow wow wow what a stunner, Sue you are amazing. Have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning Sue beautiful detail on this card very elegant .
Catherine V94 xx

FoxyG Gilly said...

Absolutely beautiful.

Anne said...

A beautiful card, Sue, using my favourite striplet die.

Anne (Northampton)

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
that´s a very elegant card...
It can be a beautiful wedding invitation as well.
Rolf xxx

Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card xx

Scottydog said...

Hi Sue, all your cards are beautiful, but this one is a real stunner. Love the scrunched up flowers, you would never know they were the nasturtiums. Think whoever wins this card will be over the moon & so proud to display it in their craft room- I know I would!
Thank you so for the inspiration this card gives.

Anne Crawford said...

WOW! An absolutely gorgeous card ! I love everything about it , right down to the skinny ribbon used it's just perfect , certainly one the lucky winner will treasure.
Anne xo

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
I really like this one especially the scrunched up flowers and the colour. I never have much success with the gilding polish either ( like the Pixie Powders!) - it never seems to go on evenly for me and I en up with it all blotchy! I'm just useless I know! Whoever wins this one will love it I'm sure.
My thoughts and prayers are with those who have been caught up in the tragic events in Manchester but especially to the friends and families of the victims- so awful.
Love and hugs Alison xxx

snowy said...

Saw this demonstrated, such a beautiful card. Love and prayers to everyone. Hugs xxx Snowy Owl 36

Netty The Runner said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue, I have all these dies and love them all.
Annette x

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue . Todays card is lovely. I love the embossing folder. You always bring the best out on every thing you do. Please keep on bringing these beautiful creationist to us. I look forward every morning to your new cards with my morning cuppa. Regards Ann Toppcards

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card, love the flowers

Barbiepinkfairy, sending your extra hugs, working in A&E is not an easy task but you all do an amazing job as do all the emergency services
Donita extra hugs for you too

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

ethansnanna said...



What a lovely card today, Sue.

Hugs to all our friends in Manchester.




Doreen x

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card Sue.

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. Such a beautiful card this morning and as always every detail is breath taking. Its made me smile. I love the flowers and hat pins.
Hugs and prayers to everyone from Manchester, still feeling numb ,hard when it happens at home.... Wendy

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card . love Jean Z xxxx

hettygarlick said...

That is truly gorgeous Sue. I love that embossing folder and every one of those dies. They're amongst my favourites at the moment.

stitchingranny said...

wow that is lovely Sue. The infinity is my latest die and I have been using it for everything.

Hugs Helen x

Rosemary Stickland said...

Stunning card!
Rosemary xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, this card is gorgeous, someone will be very lucky.
Please take care everyone, this a horrible world we live in at the moment X
Jess

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
This is so pretty and lacy, I would love to win it.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Crafty Cruiser said...

Oh what a strikingly beautiful card for the giveaway
Doreen R

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Beautiful card,a lot of work in this one gorgeous,
Best wishes everyone
Karen M

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. Gorgeous background, lots of delicate detail, beautiful flowers and leaves, finished with a delicate bow. I love.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely divine is what this card is. Exquisite arrangement, love the way you've used the infinity striplet. AND stickpins - lovely.
Hugs, Rose

STELLA MUNN said...

Stunning card. Would be terrific for a wedding. Thanks Sue xx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, it is Thanks to you for creating a beautiful card and giving it away and Thanks for all of your dies and the daily inspiration that has improved my card making no end. The Tulip Twist embossing folder is so pretty and your flowers are gorgeous as always.

Donita - so sorry you are having a tough time of it at the moment. Stay strong and remember we are all here for you.

Barbiepinkfairy - both thinking of and thanking you and all the emergency services workers who are working tirelessly to help everyone affected by Monday's atrocity. Feeling very sad.

Frances

Anonymous said...

Wow Sue another one stunning. Loving the flowers might have to win this one to see how you have done it.
Rebecca Knowles Hinckley uk

Disco Queen said...

Stunning card Sue. I would love to give this pride of place on my wall of inspiration. Fingers crossed. Theresa x

rosemary powell said...

Wow,wow,wow a beautiful card today, just my sort,I've the white and the flowers and the guilding polish.. oh just all of it !!!!. Donita I am feeling for you,. I went through hell for 4 years being bullied at work, assaulted by my son who has mental health condition,had 2 types of breast cancer and lost my beautiful mum. But the point to this is I have come through it and now moving forward and putting the past behind me. Stay strong you will get through this. Sending you lots of love and hugs . Also looking r and hugs to Crewe Trish and Elaine and all who need them xxxxxxxxxxx

JennyH said...

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

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, a lovely card - as always.
Wendyx

June Fletcher said...

Morning Sue

WOW! A totally stunning card, I'm sure we'd all love to give this a new home!

June x

Fiki said...

gorgeoous card!

Sue MacFall said...

What a gorgeous, large card. Love the ornateness and colours. Thank you Sue.

Tressa said...

Beautiful card. Lovely design.

Teresa

Paula said...

Such a pretty card Sue, it's nice to have something to make me smile after such a terrible thing happening on Monday night, all those young people and children who lost their lives or are injured! Thank you for distracting me. :)
Paula x
(WelshPaula)

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Beautiful card so pretty

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Laura O' Connor said...

stunning Sue ,beautiful card ,Laura O

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Wow, there is just so much detail on this card, and the more I look the more I see. Great colours too.

Lisbeth

Chaffinch said...

I really like this card. Sometimes the card tells you what to do as you go.

ursula said...

Wow, I just love this card, the colour combo is great, the flowers and leaves just finish it off with the two lovely stick pins....thank you so much Sue...luv Ursula xx

Nana on the Hill said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the embossing it's not one l recognize but definitely one to add to my collection. The way you extend your die for the centre is brilliant & finishing it off with the flowers & pins really makes for a striking card x

Linda Keevers said...

Stunning. A dream card to win.

Anonymous said...

You never cease to amaze...so beautiful....especially love the flowers...I've been playing with foamiran to make flowers...this would be such a good die set for that.

Jan D., FL, USA

Sunset Bay said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue. Love it xxx

Norah McPhee said...

Good afternoon Sue and the Wilsonettes,
Oh Sue, this is so pretty flower, so very pretty and i love absolutely everything about this card. The white against the silver sheen is so pretty and oh how i wish i could get to grips with the gilding wax as it makes a beautiful addition to the card. The stripe nastrutiums are going to be a must have i think as they look so lovely all scrunched up on the front. Just imagine this landing on your door mat, WOWOWOWOW and WOW Sue,oh just how beautiful is todays card. Thank you flower for such a stunning reason to look in.
Steph, Barbiepink fairy is just as beautiful on the inside i can assure you from personal experience of a beautiful lady. Her heart is as big as it could be, so kind and caring, understanding and thoughtful. Yes perhaps she is i say lightly here just doing her job, but this world would be a far better place with a few more people just like her. Barbie flower, i hope you have some "lighter" work soon, you and all your angel colleagues that are working tirelessly to help those in the most desperate of need of your services. Sending hugs down to you lovely lady.x
Donita flower, i know it is hard at the moment but you will get through this time and move on to better and more deserving off you. Sending hugs to wrap around you and hopefully help you get back that tenacious spirit that has just drifted off for a wee while, it will come back to help you get back to the Donita that is known and loved.
Well it's dry and the hills have decided to waken up from their misty slumber although i don't think the weather has a clue what it wants to do today, i will be happy if it just even stays as it is. Sending hugs to all that really need them for whatever reason as i think there needs to be a lot more of those in this world,
love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil )

Julia Garland said...

Hi Sue, This is a most lovely card. Just love the silver and white so elegant and beautiful for any occasion. Love the flowers and will try them without the stripes. Thank you so much for inspiring us. Would love to win this card. Love, Julia Boone, NC. USA

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous and elegant card Sue
Gr Karin

Sherry said...

absolutely beautiful!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Good Afternoon, Sue
This is a really beautiful card and I love everything about it. The embossing folder, dies, flowers etc all come together in this lovely creation!
The lucky winner of this card will be jumping for joy!!!!!!!!!!
Lesley S x

barbara macaskill said...

The soft and muted color palette is lovely! I would.definitely love to have this card on my Wall of Honir in my craft Room! TFS!

gailgale said...

Sue,
Absolutely gorgeous, gorgeous, give-a-way card!!!
I love the colors.
So, So lovely!!!
I love the embossing folder. I really need to buy this one. I always think I have enough embossing folders and then you come up with another one I "think" I cannot live without!!! The Tulip Twist, is that what it is called? Love, love, love, it.
Thank you Sue for the chance to win this Beautiful, Beautiful, card.

Sharon Tarpinian said...

Sue, as always - gorgeous!!

Vie Carter said...

yes please, would just love to win this beautiful card

everything about it is just lovely

Vie
x

Yorkie girl said...

Good afternoon Sue and everyone
I love ,love,love today's card it is definitely right up my street ohh how I hope that my name is the one picked but wish everyone good luck in he draw too
Barbiepinkfairy Alison I send you some much needed hugs yesterday will stay with you always but take heart in the fact that you did your best in a very difficult situation. And thank you all the emergency services.
Take care out here everyone
Hugs Theresa G xx

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card Sue. Have some of the dies but not that lovely embossing folder. Thinking of the tragedy in Manchester. My eldest granddaughter I'd just 9 and I would be devastated if anything happened to her. Thinking of al, the families affected by this.

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
Lots of lovely details on this card which makes it very elegant indeed
JOY Xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Well cor blimey, wow and a great big wolf whistle!!! This is absolutely stunning x
Whoever is the lucky winner will be happy dancing all day when they receive this amazing example of gorgeousness. Oh Sue you spoil us x
Well folks you will have to be patient for a wee bit longer. Fatigue still hanging around and fibromyalgia is playing havoc like never before x
Not able to study your comments as I usually do but am sending happy thoughts and lots of love to
everyone x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Alison D said...

Hi Sue,what a stunning card to give away. Would love to own this. Love and hugs,
Alison D x

Jean said...

So elegant

Hazel said...

Oh WOW !!! Sue to days card is just stunning. I just love it. Hazel x

Yes our emergency services, the doctors, nurses and other hospital staff, those who offered lifts home, the hotel and the homeless who pulled out the stops to help need all our thanks. We must not let these terrorists win.

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Thank you for another lovely card anyone would be honoured to be the proud owner we are all so lucky to have you in our lives.Elaine I hope Andrews consultation went well.Donita people can be cruel stay strong.Alison I know the parents of those poor injured children will be grateful for you being there please take care, with friends like Stephanie I am sure you will get the help you need.Rosemary I am so glad life is slowly getting better

Suzzette Yandle said...

My heart is saddened due to the tragic loss of lives and life changing injuries that UK experienced yesterday. The whole world feels your loss. My prayers go out to those effected and for the insecurity of normal life that follows such acts from terrorists. Sue, today's card is beautiful and full of such carefully placed details. I am so glad you warmed up to shinny card stock. I really like shinny! Everything about today's card is gorgeous! I hope I'm the winner of this one!!!

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card. Great dies and lovely colouring, your flowers are so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a showstopper for the giveaway this week. Such beauty and elegance done in silver and white showing both texture and dimension. The embossing folder is lovely. The scrunched nasturtiums are breathtaking and the perfect finishing touch is your beautiful stick pins. What a wonderful delight this card will be for the lucky winner.

My thoughts are with all of those who have been affected by the terrible tragedy in Manchester. It takes me back to the days of 9/11 here in the States. Such senseless violence that forever changes you and makes you wonder if the world will ever be safe and normal again.

Wishing everyone brighter days ahead.

Beverly from Maryland, USA

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning card today, a beautiful Sue Wilson one in all its glory. Love the infinity die in the background making such a statement. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam as always echoing your comments xxx
Donita sending you a hug.xxx
My thoughts and prayers are with the families in Manchester

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Love this colour combo you've used.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
Xx

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, lovely card

Lori from Canada

Sandie Braithwaite said...

A beautiful card,Sue. Love that embossing folder.

Judy Hollers said...

This silver and white card is gorgeous and very elegant in its design. As always, I love your stick pins which add a special touch. Thinking of the tragedy in Manchester. My heart goes out to all those who have been affected by this act of terrorism.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Wow what a huge card, very pretty though.
Beverley W

gwen70 said...

WOW Stunning card Sue

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Wow wow wow what a beautiful card. Love the dies you've used.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful Wednesday giveaway - haven't seen the silver shine before and just love it...works brilliantly with the coconut white and the dies...

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,,
Today's card is beautiful and lifts the spirits at this sad and tragic time.
Take care everyone and God Bless the Emergency Services.
love Maureen xx

liz spooner said...

This is such an elegant card Sue, beautiful.xx

Narrowboat girl said...

A lovely card Sue, although the silver just looks grey on my screen. I am sure it looks even better in the flesh

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is amazing and so very pretty.
I love the effect from cutting the dies in different ways.
Also the silver shine card looks fab, i must get the embossing folder as i love
the pattern.

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue wow what a really beautiful card I love it Anyone would be delighted to win this one!
Donita so sorry thongs are so difficult for you at the moment remember we are all thinking of you sending you big hugs
Take care everyone

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,

This is such a pretty card Sue, I love it.
Who ever wins this I just know they will give it pride of place.

Take care love Brenda XXX

Addieper said...

What a beautiful card. Thanks so much.

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

What a sophisticated creation! All those beautiful details: the embossed background, the flowers, the leaves and the white satin ribbon make this card so elegant and feminine. Thank you for sharing.

Whoever is the lucky winner is going to be over the moon. Good luck to all of us.

Donita - That makes two of us, lots of ideas but I didn’t buy them yet. Yes, the life is not the way we expect to be sometimes. Some days are better, some days are worse. Be positive, stay strong. You can’t do all, but you can do your best. And don’t forget to stop and smell the roses or the lilacs:) The beauty of our life is coming from small things. A special hug for you today and each and every time you need.

Hugs,
Still a newbie to Craft / Not longer the newest, or the only Canadian Wilsonette
Carmen

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue and crafters galore.

Absolutely stunning today. Lots of pretty detail to look at but not too fussy at the same time. Perfection to say the least. Love the flowers never thought of scrunching them. I'll try that.

Love to all xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I'm rather late - however - I love this beautiful card . Love the white with the silver and the scrunched flowers are beautiful!
Donita - stay strong! Life can be hard sometimes but we have lots for which to be thankful too! Sending you a big hug!
Beverly - as you say 9/11 had a huge effect on all of us - even this side of the pond! We visited two weeks after - and I'll never forget the kindness we were shown simply for not cancelling our holiday . Will never forget that day and what happened in Manchester wasn't as big but it was the fact that children were targeted that hit me! Thank you.
We are fortunate to live in a Democracy - freedom is precious!
Lots of love to everyone , Myra xxx

karenlotty said...

I agree Myra One death is too much in any atrocity like this
Anyway today's card is stunning Sue

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

Another beautiful and sophisticated card.

thanks for giving such a lovely card on the giveaway....Good luck to all.

love n hugs From Dorothy
of Baldock

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone,
this is a wow card Sue, love everything about it.
Fingers crossed for a win, :-)

Many hugs to to you all,
Maria x

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

What can I say but beautiful. Would love to give ''tis one a good home.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a really beautiful card for the giveaway, wherever it goes, it is going to be treasured. Have a good day all. Bx

DeeDee7770 said...

You should name this my favourite things. I love the embossing, the nasturtiums, the dies, and your beautiful pins. So much detail and that polish...wow!

Suemac said...

A perfect Sue Wilson card

Marie said...

A beautiful card again Sue. I wish I had come into this card making hobby when I was a tad younger as I'm a bit like an old dog trying to learn new tricks. I love all of your cards and would love to own one as I'm sure all your followers would. Would you or someone else tell me what size envelope the card takes as I need to do all of my shopping on line and I have a couple of cards around the size of this one but don't have envelopes for them.

julie laz said...

Hi sue, I would give my right arm for this card, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Pawprintx4 said...

Great card. Very elegant. I could imagine it as a wedding card, a gift in itself.
Stephanie K
SC/USA