Sunday, 18 June 2017

Festive Collection

Hi there my crafty friends!  First up today are a couple of dies that work beautifully together.  Shown here, the Woodland Animals and the Winter Wonderland die sets are on offer this post.  The Forest Animals have a gorgeous set of matching stamps that are available separately that add such detail to these dies, I just love the realistic look that they bring to the die cuts.  The Winter Wonderland sentiment die is one that can be used both in the positive as I have done here or as a negative cut out as well.  The lovely thing about that is not only the versatility, but you can arrange the words in the sentiment to fit whatever space you need for your own projects!  Leave me a comment if you would like to be entered into the drawing to win either one of these sets.  I hope to see you back here at noon today for the second post of the day.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam Hartlepool said...

What a lovely start to Day 4, this is gorgeous. Two lovely sets, just love those deer. Stunning card.
I must confess to ordering the stained glass twosome yesterday, looking forward to seeing them in the flesh.
Happy Fathers Day to all dads out there and to my dear dad who died when he was 59, miss you every day Dad.
Maureen, hope the street party raised lots of money for the.hospuce, such a worthy cause. It all sounded such fun and the weather was perfect.
Elaine, hope Andrew and Darren are having a great time. Are you feeling better now Hun.
Saba you and Carmen sure have Laines curiosity working overtime, you are naughty girls.
Julie Laz, hope you get your machine sorted soon, I have the Ebisser which is great, rather fancy the Gemini if I need a new one, looks so much neater too.
Hugs to all, those on holiday have a great time, thinking iof all our poorly and missing friends, missing Norah, so quiet without her, caring hugs for the Kid.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, is it really Day 4 of the new release samples, oh you have my brain going round in circles, these 2 die sets today are fantastic, it is not until you see them made up that you realise how wonderful they are and to have the stamps to go with them really brings the deer etc. to life. Someone is really going to be so happy to receive these.

Pam I reiterate all you have said above, lost my Dad in 2002 but only seems like yesterday but happy fathers day to my husband and sons.

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

hollyberry said...

Really beautiful card.

liz spooner said...

Love both of these dies. CraftyLizzie31.xx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card to start the day, today's Dies really appeal to me.
Pam! as always I echo your summary.
Have a wonderful day ... remember the sun cream if you are out and about.
Patricia xxx

Steph Cotterill said...

Thinking of you today Sue, also wonderful memories of my own dad who missed out on watching his gorgeous grand-daughter become mummy to his first great grand-daughter, so like you Sue special thoughts are for our very special and wonderful roll models xx

This sweet, beautiful collection is a must, paper and pen to my left ready for this to be added. Your sample has showcased but a few of these majestic for rest friends, so I look forward to seeing lots more inspiration in the future (unless already made up and you're now into the Autumn release) !! Lol
I can't think of a lovlier way to start a Sunday, and I know we are in for another special day full of wonderful inspiration.
Sending hugs your way xxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Now this set of dies are at the top of my list! I love anything with trees and deers and these are fabulous! I can see that these are going to be so versatile! Your card is gorgeous and a great way to start today!
Hugs x
Heather T

Anonymous said...

GM Sue. Fab set of dies. On my list! CraftyClareW

rosiejt said...

I particularly like the Forest Animals dies set - talk about useful!!!!

Unknown said...

Hi Sue I love the font that you have used in the sentiment and the dies are gorgeous to. FROM FIONA FROM BARMULLOCH IN GLASGOW @@@@@@@@@@@@@@XXX

Fan said...

Looks a beauty, a versatile set! Thanks! Saw lots of these @Createit in Telford yesterday!

AliJ said...

Morning Sue, really like both these sets. More for the list I think! AliJ Sussex

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, love these die sets. I can see so many different uses for them. The card is gorgeous too.

Barbara V

Unknown said...

Songs make such good sentiments because they start the music in people's heads. I'm still in love with your swirly-rumped deer family. Lots of possibilities in the woodland set, because they don't have to be in winter. I can see that big dead tree as a fallen log with moss and squirrels. Interesting to emboss stars in the snow. Thanks again for letting us binge on treats this week.

JAO said...

Great woodland set.

Dragonsnap2 said...

I love this card Sue and the dies are gorgeous. Once again you've hit the spot.
Love and hugs to all those missing their dads today. My dad passed away just two weeks after his 52nd birthday when I was just 21. It's over forty years ago now but I still miss him.
Thoughts and prayers to all.
Crafty hugs.
D xx

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card and die sets Sue, you can't go wrong with winter wonderland xx hazel young

Pat said...

Morning Sue
This die set, with the woodland animals, is my favourite so far, you have given us so many dies it is a must have and will go tto the top of my shopping list
Pat x

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a way to start the day. I love being out in the mountains and watching the wildlife, I go to the National Parks in Western Canada every fall just for that purpose, so this card is just magical. The deer look so lifelike. I especially like all the little critters that you have included and the various trees. Fantastic.

See you for the next posting.

Beverly from Maryland, USA

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, gorgeous card and dies.
Nancyd xx

Unknown said...

I've always loved that phrase.

Sandyh (hull )

Maria - Ivyleaf Crafts said...

A gorgeous card and the woodland set is ideal for mens cards. I lost my dad when I was only 6 but he is always in my thoughts xx

Unknown said...

Morning Sue
Thank you this is Avery festive die set. Take care and have fun Kitty

Unknown said...

What a beautiful card sue this set is brilliant I love trees and animals this is a must for me thank you sue so much
I lost my dad many years ago but he's always in my thoughts I was born on his birthday 1st of June love you dad xxxx
Love you sue see you later xxxxxxx

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous winter scene! I love the trees and the deer!
DeniseB in CA

Kim Dibben said...

Fabulous card Sue xx love these sets of dies, very useful for anyone who loves nature and the countryside xx love Kim D

Nanny JooJoo from sunny Scunny said...


You ask for any emerging favourites? For me I thought it was the stars but now, I'm not so sure once I saw those cute little 🦌 deer!

So lovely once again.

Nanny JooJoo from sunny Scunny x

Geordie Jan said...

Hi Sue, really like thus card, love the wording die fab x

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Two more lovely dies from your new Christmas collection. Someone is going to be very lucky. Good luck with the new launch Sue. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I have been waiting for you to showcase this set of dies they are my favourite so far.So many of us no longer have our dads so extra special hugs today I think are needed

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Stunning card and two more fabulous sets showcased. There are so many elements in the deer set, and as always your words are spot on. Hugs to all. She xxx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card and gorgeous dies.
B xx

ethansnanna said...

A lovely start to this warm Sunday morning, such
useful dies, for all year round the deers will
make smashing male cards,

Doreen x

susyjune said...

These are great, really different well done

Unknown said...

Hi Sue I received the woodland creatures dies yesterday and think I will have to have the matching stamps!!!
Denise x

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Lovely, gorgeous Christmas winter scene.Beautiful card.
Jan x

TDQ Karen said...

Love those stunning deer and the trees great set for winter but all year round in so many ways xx

Karen Drew said...

Love a woodland scene for Christmas. Great idea to have the matching stamps too
Karen xx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

What a magical set of dies so many possible uses for these beautiful dies running
through my head both for Winter and every other season of the year. The sentiment
font is lovely and the Christmas song is one of my favourites.

Happy Father's Day to all Dad's sadly I lost mine when he was 59yrs old such a long
time ago but I still hear his voice in my head and Bless the role model he was to all.

Big gentle hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card! I love this die set. Thanks for sharing.
Dragonsnap, but for two years, you could be my sister! My lovely father died when he was 54, forty years ago when I was 21!
Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there.
Have a great day everyone.

Marion Scott said...

Gorgeous card Sue and beautiful dies, so many elements to the Woodland Collection - a great scene builder.
Marion S x

Sandy G(61) said...

Sorry Sue, I forgot the 61 altogether this time!! That should have said Sandy G(61)

Anonymous said...

I'm with cr@fty Heather on this. Sue, love trees and deer - so totally a winner. Great card also.
Echoing Pam again.

'P' in Wales

sandieann21 said...

Great start to the day. Looking forward to the next one.

Chris Curry said...

a gorgeous card Sue, and I love how you can use the words wherever you want to on a card. Thank you. Xx

Croquet Queen x said...

Good Morning Sue,

It's so surreal that we're waking up to such a perfect winter wonderland scene while the sun is already splitting through the sky and I'm already too hot!! (and it's only 7.30!!)
What a stupendous full set, you've packed a lot into this one and the sentiment being a nice change from the usual, is a valuable addition for any Christmas card.

HAPPY FATHERS DAY! My Dad's 91 and I thank my lucky stars for him, he's my rock! (Sadly we lost my Mum 10 years ago).

Krafty Runner x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, I've now got that song going through my brain now, it's got me right in the mood for Christmas hahaha. This is large die set of the animals and trees etc, and the beautiful sentiment, there goes that song again ...... I love this card !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Dipstick said...

Hi Sue and everyone
Love these cute little deer and the woodland.Anirher to add to my creaking bank balance.!! Have to go and quickly finish the dogs father's day card. I have lazer cut paw prints and silouete​ cut outs of him ( the dog not my husband lol) I have used sparkle texture paste for the first time with excellent results.
Love and hugs to you all especially Elaine, Crewe Trish, Pam, Carmen and the kid,and Donita. Xxxxxxxxxxx

Clai01 said...

My favourite Christmas somg! and just love the dies, great start to a new day. x

Sammy Onion said...

Good Morning Sue

A lovely start to Sunday morning with this fab die set. Love the range of animals that are included and the trees. Another all year round set but especially lovely for the Autumn and Winter seasons.Beautiful card with the die sentiments.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW WOW WOW Now that's what i call a Christmas card it's right up my street. I would frame this stunning card to hang up year after year. These dies are fantastic and so cute they have gone straight to the top of my shopping list for my second order as my first order came yesterday ( hubby thinks i haven't ordered anything YET ) lol. Cant't wait to see what you have for us next.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful die collection from you Sue, you really are an inspiration to us all. I love the winter wonderland scene, it depicts the very essence of Christmas for me
Lyn R Warrington

Jan.moogie said...

What gorgeousness ( a great word to describe these lovelies). A stunning card showing just how to use these dies, thanks Sue. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Betty McAlister said...

A beautiful traditional Christmas card Sue. These two sets of dies offer so many possibilities not just for Christmas too.
Rosemary, certainly never thought to make a Fathers Day card from the dog and cats!!!
Lovely thought xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Lovely card, fantastic Dies especially the Woodland Animals. This is a must have as we regularly get Hedgehogs & Red Squirrels in the garden.


Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card and dies sets. I'm on holiday up near Dornoch in the Highlands. The morning sky is blue, looks like and lovely day. May see some deer here.

Annie Stamps said...

What a fabulous set of dies Sue. I love the variety of sizes, they would help me enormously with perspective when I'm making scenic cards. The words can be used all year round too with a little bit of snipping.

What a lovely start to the day.

Annie P


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Anonymous said...

A lovely Christmas scene. Love the card and dies.

hettygarlick said...

Very cute! I love the look of the fox die!!

Owlish said...

omg l love it love it fantastic card love these scenes

Anonymous said...

I love this die set.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, great card and good selection contained within the woodland die set giving you versatility for not only Christmas .

Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous set of die and I love they have stamps to go with them as well how beautiful
Sending love and healing hugs to all that need it
Have a good day all

Val Jones said...

Oh Sue, I have to have the Woodland set.
Just love this type of Christmas card. It's beautiful.
Love Val in Spain xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Love your card, can see people loving this die set.

Heather R Oxfordshire

Crafty Cruiser said...

What a fantastic set, making a stunning card!
Doreen R

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, these are such brilliant die sets for festive cards, love the Woodland set especially. Your card is really lovely. Bx

Jan 23 said...

Soo love this one Sue. Love the way you have framed it

Wendy Downes said...

Good Morning Sue, lovely card and set of dies to start the day.
Wendy IOW Downes x

Anne said...

Two lovely dies sets, Sue, set of beautifully by your card this morning.

Anne (Northampton)

Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda said...

Good morning Sue, what a way to start the day!!! These are stunning!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A real winter wonderland look to your card { i have the tune in my head now lol } such beautiful dies they will be very useful .

Myra, bet you had a great BBQ yesterday , i take it you are cooking today ?

Maureen ,hope all went well yesterday and you managed to stay out of trouble.xx

Pam enjoy this beautiful sunshine it will do your chest good .i echo you again today .xx

Andrew enjoyed his surprise , Guns n Roses is his all time favorite, he said that he could not believe Daniel could keep it secret for so long as he bought the tickets back in January, The Hotel was very plush and of course the weather was good , they are now on the way home after a very memorable occasion.

I wish all Dads a very happy Fathers day , And all of us who have lost our dear Dads ,some very happy memories .

Big hugs to all and an extra hug to all my besties.
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

The Woodland set is on my list. This is a lovely card to start the day. Val xx

Anonymous said...

Wow!, Stunning!, I love these animal dies, so great to make a scene and the text is good too. Thank you for sharing from Lianne Morrison in the uk

Glennis F said...

a fabulous set!

Yvonne19856 said...

Morning Sue. What a beautiful set. The forest scene is just wonderful and i love the sentiment. Its a classic and a must for all winter collections.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Wow what a lovely lot of dies in this collection, perfect for all year round, but I do like the Christmas card you've made with them. This will be a great set to own. You are spoiling us. Thank you.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam echoing your comments today xxx
Elaine what a fabulous treat for Andrew, good to hear he enjoyed it xxx
PP where are you this morning? Have the early starts been too much for you or have I just missed you on my way down? Xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Two fabulous sets and will go perfectly with the Winter Scenes I bought last year and the bigger trees I got the year before so have gone straight to the top of the wish list along with the Twinkle Star Frames.


Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, I love this set and your beautiful card - my style!

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. I have been waiting to see this set and WOW was it worth the wait. The card is stunning. I love how winter wonderland and Forest Animals work so well together. Such a great collection of different animals in Forest collection.
I can see both twinkle star backgrounds working with these dies as well for a night scene. You have asked for a favourite and I have changed my mind again...... Wendy

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I love this die set, the animals are so cute and great for making scenes . I never knew my Dad, he was killed in the war when my Mother was expecting me.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock X X

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, it seems strange to be looking at winter scenes on such a beautiful hot sunny day, but I have to say that it is lovely, I think the Forrest Animals are my favourite die so far together with the Twinkle Frame and the Noelle Frame. List keeps getting longer.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and the forest animals can be used all year round
Pam echoing you this morning
Elaine glad Andrew enjoyed his surprise

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat L( not going to Barbados today ), Belfast

P Austen said...

What a gorgeous card. Love the winter wonderland scene. The animals are not just for Christmas either. Hugs xx P Austen

BenteS said...

Love your card this morning -
and the forest animals are gorgeous!
I can imagine a lot of scenes in where to use them :))

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Well I'm in a quandary now as regards my favourite as these are right at the top of the list as well now. Lovely.
Beverley W

Beryl said...

Stunning card Sue.

Netty The Runner said...

Fabulous card Sue, the die set is so sweet.
Annette x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
REceived my forest animals yesterday and love them. Got the deer family and winter trees last year but simply couldn't resist these critters. I'm sure I'll be able to use them all. Lovely card, of course.
Hugs, Rose

foxyg said...

Wonderful card and dies. Love the woodland animals.

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
A lovely "real" Christmas card for today. This die set will be so useful with all the dies you have included!
Very strange to be looking at Christmas cards when the temperature in my North facing conservatory was almost 30 degrees C at 0800 this morning with windows and doors open!!
Have a great day Sue and everyone and take care where the temperatures are high.
Lesley S x
Really hot West Sussex!!!

stitchingranny said...

Wow that is a stunning card. I love the animals and they are the sort of thing that you would use all year, so would earn their keep too. lol as a pensioner I have to think about how often I would use something and make the most of the money I have to spend on dies - which I am addicted too.

Helen, Derbyshire.

craftynanna said...

I think this has got to be my favorite up to now Sue the dies are fantastic as is the card, hugs Johanna craftynanna

gwen70 said...

Wow this die has to go on my wish list, simply beautiful card

ellyscard creatief said...

Fantastic dies and a beautful card.

Kim said...

What a great set of dies, great for building a winter scene. Fabulous

Sandy (tort) said...

A great use of two beautiful versatile die sets. A great card.

Sandy (tort)

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely card, I love trees and leaves on cards.
This die set would be really useful all year round especially for mens cards.
Definitely getting the woodland set, it's a must in my book.

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, the die sets are brilliant. I really love all the little animals.
Thanks for sharing,

Scottydog said...

Hi Sue
These were on my list before your festive release started, but having seen your sample they may be jumping straight to the top! Also love the fact that the words can be split up. Thanks Sue, out all day so will enjoy sitting down with a glass of wine tonight & catching up on all the new dies & comments.

Margaret R said...

Hi Sue
What a lot of potential there is in these die sets. Love the card

Anonymous said...

Yet another lovely card - looking forward to more Christmas on Father's Day x

Anonymous said...

Superb card Sue and great dies.
VCCumbria x

Unknown said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
"The Forest Animals Die Set" Comes Along With A Co-ordinating Matching Stamp Set
Which For Myself Is A Huge Plus........
The Tree Die From 2015 Would Also Be Extremely Useful I Used It A Lot Last Year.....
I Love The Animal Collection Which Includes, Squirrels/Rabbits/Hedgehog/Fox/Birds/Deer Family
Also The Trees Etc:-
I Love You Used The "Twinkle Twinkle" Embossing Folder, For The Background Also The Stunning
"Tree Collection" Cut Out Of Green Card.
It Looks Like You've Stamped Your Deer Family With Black Ink, On Gold Card, Then You've Cut Them Out
Using The Matching Dies....
I Love How You've Added "Iced Snow" To The Bottom Of Your Card, For The Look Of Snow.........
Plus You've Cut Out Your Poinsettias In Beautiful White Vellum Creating A Soft Look To Your Card
You Also Added A Thin White Satin. Ribbon To Create Your Bow........
Sue, Then You've Added Your Remarkable Sentiment Out Of "Gold Card" It's Beautiful With A Superb
These Are A Definite Die Set/Matching Stamps I Need In My Collection Even If I Cut Them Out Of "Coconut White Card"
I Would Love To Colour Using My "Alcohol Pens Copics"
This Is Such A Versatile Die Set, Also "The Forest Family Stamps" Can Be Used All Year Round,
Great For A Gentleman's Card, With The Extremely Beautiful Hills Of "Scotland" Used As The Background.
Sue, My Wonderful Friend, You've Done It Once Again You've Produced A Set Of Impressive Cutting Dies Also
Phenomenal Stamps To Match.
Sue, Thank You For Your Kindness Also Sharing Lots Of Terrific Ideas Of Christmas Cards For The Coming Months,
Also For The Pinterest Button So We Can Look Back On Your Impressive Work.......
Sue Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
From Sam xxx
Good Luck 🍀🤞To The Regular People That Comment On Our Sue's "Tremendous Blog" Enjoy "The Gift" If You Win........

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful Christmas card. I love the way you have set out the woodland scene with the family of deers.

jenny Briggs said...

Good morning Sue

What a lovely start to this days die release such a lovely card

Thanks Jenny

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
A stunning card to start day 4. Love that there are so many Dies in the winter set and the words are great.

Princess Pixie! said...

Morning Sue
Yet another amazing offering x
The detail is just incredible and I can see this set used with the stamp set being an all year rounder x
Love the sentiment x
Happy Father's Day one and all. I always have a bit of a wobble on days like this as Steve is not here with me and the boys. As you know my dad was 81 last Sunday and I am so grateful that it looks like he is going to be around for a good while yet x
Was late last night as had an emergency visit to the vet with Dillon. He is not a well dog. Vet said there is a possibility it could be neurological. Anyway no definite answers yet x
I am amused at the Winter Wonderland song whizzing round my head whilst there are blue skies and blazing sunshine. Not terribly appropriate. Lol x
Sending happy thoughts and lots of love to everyone especially my blog besties x
Take care
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

Karen M Plymouth said...

Morning Sue
Great card ,the die's are wonderful,very effective love it,more to add to my list!
Thank you
Best wishes
Karen M Plymouth

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card, I love the sentiment, and the deer.
Take care everyone
Happy birthday Norah xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful cards and dies . love Jean Z xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Love this set, can see this being a go to die set. Love the card.

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
The font in the winter wonderland die is lovely. The woodland animals are just beautiful and would be great for other occasions too, gorgeous Easter bunny there!
Muriel x

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Oh dear, think these two die sets have just jumped straight to the top of my wish list. Particularly love the deer and the forest dies, but sentiment has the wow factor as well...may just have to make the leap and go for these and take my chances on the rest of the dies for this launch.!!!

SueJ said...

This is a real must have die and stamp set and great sentiment.
Love the card as well.
Sue James.

Bejay said...

Morning, Sue,
I adore the Woodland Selection. This is a die set I would find useful any time of the year. On a very limited budget, that's one thing I look out for in any new die set and this one hits the mark for me.
Bejay xx

SassySaz said...

Morning Sue, I think these are my favourite so far, can see just so many ways to use them xx

Sharron Lonsdale said...

I love this die, especially the trees which are great for adding layers and depth. Another must for my collection


Myra said...

Hello Sue,
A lovely card and a great selection of woodland creatures and trees! A very useful Die set. You really have got something for everyone in this Launch . Something to suit all ages too. Looking forward to seeing what else you do in the weeks ahead! All being well!
Elaine - yes I'm cooking today! It will be nice though. So pleased Andrew enjoyed his surprise - he so deserved to be treated! Well done Darren though for actually planning it all.
Carmen - I am fortunate to have a friend like Maureen! Even though she does sign off " Who on earth is Myra!" Lol .I've met some lovely friends on this blog and some I feel are friends whom I haven't met! Hope that makes sense.
Well I must get on! Have a lovely day everyone!
Love to all Myra, ( Friend of Maureen!) xxx

Myra said...

Aargh!! Happy Birthday Norah. Xxxx

PatM said...

Beautiful dies which conjure up the joys of winter and Christmas! Love them!

Kate's Cards said...

Loving all the animals!

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card and I adore all of the forest animals. They, along with the stamps, will be joining my collection. I have your previously released trees (which are regularly used) and the deer and I can see all of these lovely new ones playing happily alongside them. I like the font on the sentiment die and that the words are separate so can be placed anywhere, you really do think of everything.

Missing Norah and her descriptions but I can tell you that there is no sunshine on her hills at the moment. Although the hills are beautifully green and clear the sky is full of cloud and there is a stiff breeze blowing. If anyone 'down south' would like to share their sunshine we will happily accept it.
PP - Paws crossed for Dillon
Beverly - the National Parks sound amazing.
Elaine - so pleased that Andrew enjoyed his treat.


Julies Crafty Creations said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I love all that detail on the deer
Julie x

Rosemary Stickland said...

These dies go so well together and make a fabulous card.
Rosemary xx

The Craft Bucket said...

How delightful, so versatile. Love Jane the Craft Bucket x

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
These dies are just so cute. Another must have.
Evis McCarthy.

Anonymous said...

A definite winter wonderland card, superb....not quite apt for this intense heat at the moment, but I am loving it....hope you are all too...thanks Sue...luv Ursula xx

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Really Sally loving these two die sets!! In my opinion they are a must have

Unknown said...

Hi Sue

WOW, love the wonderland collection die set and the sentiment die, this is a fabulous card!

June x

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Really like these dies. The animals and scenery on the first are great, and well, you doesn't like "A Winter Wonderland"? Fabulous.
Pam, I'll find out later this week how much money was raised as all the stall's money and donations have to be collected and totalled. We hope it's good.
Elaine, so good to read that Andrew really enjoyed his treat.
Carmen, I am a member of the Myra Appreciation Society, although to say she's a friend is pushing it ha ha.
Yvonne, so sorry to read about Dillon, hope the cause is soon discovered and treated successfully. Pleased to read that your parents survived their visit to you!!!
Norah pet, happy birthday on this sunny day. Hope you are spoilt and pampered.
A little bit of unnecessary information!!! I am T Total, never drink alcohol. My daughter made the most amazing fruit drink yesterday with strawberries floating on the top. It was in a gigantic jug and she kept filling up my glass. I drank at least half of the jug on my own as others were having wine, etc. At the end she said "have some of the strawberries mam" and put about 6 of them into my glass - they were delicious. My sister in law decided to have some (after she'd been on the wine) and said "It's lovely, what's in it?", to which my daughter listed the ingredients. I wondered why I was having difficulty in finding the right words for things hic. I can't remember what she said but the word liqueur was mentioned a few times ha ha xxx

Arlyn(O) said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card this morning. I love the woodland animals die and stamps to go with them this year. Another must. Happy Christmas. Arlyn

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue,
Two fabulous die sets. As stamping is my first love I already had the stamps on my wish list, seems now I need to add the dies.
Best wishes

rjsmusic said...

I love the trees and animals! Such a beautiful card!

Craftychris said...

Oh my goodness! What an wonderful post to start the day with! The woodland collection is just awesome! A must have definitely and with stamps to go with it, that makes it even more awesome! Fab sentiment die too. This whole collection is amazing, I can't wait to see what's next! Ooh lovely card too! Craftychris in Bournemouth! xxx

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue!
This die set is amazing as again it can be used all year round which makes it great value for money.

Barbara in Carnwath

Tooth Fairy Jo said...

Hello Sue,
What a lovely card to start today's excitement. Love how you composed the scene with your beautiful deer in the foreground standing on the glistening snow. It's lovely. The die set itself is brilliant with all its variety of woodland creatures. And another lovely sing along sentiment for us to sing along to all day long! Love it.

Norah Happy Birthday hope you have a wonderful day. xxx
Rosemary so glad you didn't laser cut your hubby!
Elaine so happy to hear Andrew enjoyed his treat, it must have done your heart good to know he was having a a good time.
Yvonne I hope they soon find out what is wrong with Dillon and it's not bad news, you must be very worried. You are one of the lucky ones still having your dad but it must be hard knowing the boys are missing theirs today. Big hugs.
Maureen I would have loved to have seen you yesterday, you are hilarious when sober, you being tiddly would have been a sight to see!
For those of you seeing your dads today give them an extra cuddle, for those of us who missing ours cherish the memories.
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

CraftyJo said...

Lovely, very useful dies :)

Wacki Macky said...

What a lovely card Sue and the secret is - the lovely dies!

Thank you for such lovely dies and all of the inspiration that you give us crafters.

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue you have created a gorgeous winter scene I love all those dies. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Clare Powell said...

Beautiful card, love the deer, think this set is my new favourite x

scrAPpamondo said...

Awwww.... I Love wild animals and these are just delicious and perfect with the Birch Tree Forest die!!!Thanks for this new release, very versatile!!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue when you see the scene being created you can really let your imagination take flight. There are so many dies in this set and the words are a very nice font. Love from Jackie xx

Barbara (C) said...

Great cards and I like the Forest Animals Set as it is not Christmas specific.....Barbara

Anonymous said...

Omg Sue

So much on one

Rebecca Knowles Hinckley

snowy said...

Love, love these. The stamps add so much depth to the dies. So Gorgeous. Hugs xxx Snowy Owl 36

snowy said...

PS Love the little animals in this die set. Snowy Owl 36

Unknown said...

Love these woodland animals, I sometimes do scenes with fairies etc. So these dies will be great for that as well as christmas

Cathie said...

Beautiful card. Love the sentiment and that the words are separate. Gives so many possibilities

Pawprintx4 said...

Love these woodland animals & can not wait to see the accompanying stamp set. I want them both.
I love the sentiment and that there are separate pieces.You are always thinking of clever ways to increase the versatility of your dies.
Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there.
Stephanie K

Unknown said...

Very nice card. Can't wait to get them all. To hard to pick favourite because they honestly are all great designs. I moved from ONTARIO to ALBERTA and I live an hour away from EDMONTON. If there are any Sue Wilson fans in Edmonton I would love to meet up with some fellow card makers. In the area I live there are no scrapbooking clubs or retreats that I have heard about. I would really like to be around people that will help me grow as a card maker and have a common hobby as me so we will have lots to talk about.
Melissa McLean

Suzzette Yandle said...

What a beautiful set of Forest Animals and trees. And there are matching stamps. This is good! Your "Walking In A Winter Wonderland" sentiment die cut is perfect for this card design. I like, too, that one can use the positive and the negative parts of this sentiment die. I like your vellum poinsettias. Great design. It reminds me of the times when my husband and I walked into the woods near Christmas time to find that special tree. I always chose a tree that was twenty feet tall! I liked the top of the tree.

Janice K said...

Hi Sue,
A beautiful card and very cute family of deer.x
Janice K AC Bucks

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Wow! I love the Woodland collection and the fact that it has a matching set of stamps.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

sued99 said...

What a lovely card. X

Dorothy Cattanach said...

A winter scene, Perfect Sue. A family of deer, among the trees, so serene, just beautiful and tranquil. Wish I was there!
I have the deer and trees from last year and the cards I make were commented on by my friends.

Thank you Sue for these lovely dies.
Dorothy C xx

Liz said...

Beautiful card! I especially love the Woodland Animal dies.

Liz - Crafty Sunflower xx

Nana on the Hill said...

What a stunning pair of die sets! The animal set & matching stamps all topped off with the birch trees & words, just gorgeous & not just for Christmas either, Autumn birthday cards for animal lovers no problem anymore. Thanks Sue,just brilliant x

Dawn Holben said...

I love both of these sets and your beautiful card.
I really like the style of the words on the winter wonderland and that the words
are seperate.
And what can i say about the absolutely wonderful deer set and trees.
I also like the idea of a matching stamp too.

Stella Munn said...

Another versatile one. Not sure how you think up all these designs.....but I'm very grateful!!! Xx

Glenharon said...

Good afternoon Sue and the Wilsonettes,
I ilove this winter wonderland set of the various animals, the trees bare and in leaf. This is a definite needed set as i can see so many different seasons, reasons to use and all sorts of cards that this die set is going to help make. The amount of different cards you could make just with this die set alone is pheomenal and i can not wait to get this set and start experimenting. The variety of people that you could make for with this one set is terrific so in my mind it is not a want scenario, it is most definitely a need. Thank you Sue for such a wonderful die set that is just so brilliant.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil)

Jean said...

So prettY!

karenlotty said...

Great set of dies Would work brilliantly for winter birthdays

NancyR said...

Beautiful dies. They would make a very serene scene for a Christmas card.

NancyR in Delaware

Barbara W said...

Hello Sue

Two dies!! Wow love the animals and would be so useful, especially for men.

The sentiment die is also perfect. Put the two together and you have a stunning card.


Pattyb said...

Ep2hat a gorgeous set of dies! So great for masculine cards, too! Your card
is beautiful! You have so much talent! Thx for sharing it with us!
Hugs, Pattyb

Hilscc said...

The deer Die is great to go with the tree Dies I brought last year and I'm already thinking of ways to use this with the shadow box Dies I have especially the little bunnies sooo sweet. A lovely card Sue as usual x

Mavis L said...

Hi Sue. Yet another beautiful card. Love the winter wonderland . Mavis L x

Yvonne H said...

Good afternoon Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card, these dies are just perfect for each other. Yvonne xx

Unknown said...

Hi sue.
Simply stunning.

Happy Father's Day this is my first without him so I'm pretty low today. His first anniversary is in a few weeks time not looking forward to it either xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's gorgeous also Sue.
Gr Karin

Anonymous said...

NORAH - happy birthday!! Hope the sun shines on you and your Ochils today.
PP - what a worry - do hope Dillon improves quickly.

'P' in Wales

Lisa C Johnson said...

Hi Sue:

What a great card. I really love the forest animals, especially the hedgehog. They really work well for any type of occasion.

Lisa J in Victoria

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely set of dies, just lovely to go with the birch trees

Lori from Canada

Eunice (Canada) said...

Lovely card Sue, love the forest animals and that fact that the sentiment can be used as a negative and a positive. You have done it again!!!!!!!!

Janet in Menston said...

Love these woodland animals, & great to have matching stamps. The sentiment is gorgeous as well.

Janet Wilson in Menston

barbara macaskill said...

Oh em gee! I absolutely love the critters and am definitely going to be adding them to my creative toolbox! Fabulous card using them! TFS!

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
I love this woodland Die set also on my want list. I love your card Sue it's beautiful.
Love &Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card and die Sue. Looks very useful.

Yorkie girl said...

Good evening Sue and everyone from a very sunny and hot Cornwall
Oh my Sue what a brilliant die set the card you gave made is another big big success absolutely gorgeous
My list is growing lol
Pam I will echo all your words again ohh and the Gemini machine us brilliant just in case you needed a recommendation lol ask June S
Hugs to everyone that needs one
Take care folks enjoy this weather while it lasts
Theresa G xx

Anonymous said...

Stunning detail. Love all those little critters and tress. I can almost smell the woods.

Gina in Greenville, SC

Karen K said...

Good Evening Sue
What a beautiful card. I love these dies as well. They match lovely with your previous trees and animals. Need all of these.
Karen in Telford xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What beautiful collection to put together and useful all year round.
Beverley W

Unknown said...

Just love this set so very versatile


ahappycrafter50 said...

Love this die set . Lots of uses all the year. My style of card.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Ooooooh love these dies, fab sentiment and loving the animals. Gorgeous card.

Narrowboat girl said...

2 fab die sets Sue. I love the little fox

Unknown said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

What a superb set of dies, i loved the original deer family and the winter tree die sets from a couple of years ago so this new set fulfills a lot of my wishes and will help me to create fresh, new and different Christmas cards this year. The various animals, trees etc are just so adorable and will create the most magical of winter scenes....the font of the sentiment is gorgeous by the way, i adore it and think that your new batch of sentiments from this launch are your best and most exciting yet.

Love and crafty hugs


Anonymous said...

Beautiful tfs
Elizabeth Bennett

shabbycraftcabin said...

This has got to be my favourite so far. Oh dear in for a bank loan soon :-) Ivy Ling from Lincoln x

Theresa said...

the animals are year round so can be used all the time, and i love that song title. it always makes me sing, hugs xx

Lynne L said...

Lovely dies will be so useful to add to the winter trees dies from your launch a few years ago
Lynne l Haverfordwest

Judy Hollers said...

I absolutely love the Forest Animals die set, and I'm excited that there are stamps that match. The "Walking in a Winter Wonderland" sentiment is so perfect on your card. The vellum poinsettias are the perfect accent for this card.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
A lovely card and great dies on my list.
Catherine V94 xx

Anonymous said...

Sue, really love this Forest Animals set of dies and the wonderful inspiration from you.
C. MacHugh

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card and dies, would really love the Woodland animals. Such inspiration as always.
Di B. x

Nanny Jo said...

Sue, what an amazing set of dies! And not just for Christmas.... Love them! Nanny Jo N Ireland

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

A lovely start to Day 4.This card reminds me of the real stories my dad used to tell me when I was young. This is the way I was imagining his forest: bright and calm filled with deer, rabbits, foxes and squirrels and lots of birds. So of course I love the Forest Animals dies. Added on my wish list.

Pam – Hope you’ll get the stained glass die soon.
Elaine - Glad Andrew enjoyed his surprise
PP – So sorry to read about Dillon.
Maureen- If you enjoyed the drink, who cares about the ingredients.
Melissa – Glad to see more Canadians joining the blog. Welcome!

Have a great weekend everyone,
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only Canadian Wilsonette

RG Stamper said...

Reindeer a must have for Christmas.

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