Thursday, 22 June 2017

Festive Collection

Hello bloggers!  We have reached the final post of the 2017 Christmas die launch.  It has been eight days of four posts each day showcasing 40 new die designs.  I do hope that you have enjoyed it as much as I have!  This final post is showcasing the Poinsettia Cluster die.  Designed in what is called a lazy C design, this die set has a lovely outline detail with three poinsettias as well as the matching three poinsettias which are separate so you can add the under or on top of the outline design.  The three flowers can easily be used separately to add small floral details as well.  One last time, I will ask you to leave a comment on the post in order to be included in this drawing.  You still have time to go back and add comments to any of the posts you may have missed.  Don't forget to check back to see if your name is on the winning list!  The drawing results will be posted on the blog on the afternoon of June 28th.  Thank you so much for taking the time to pop by the blog four times each day!  All for now, Sue x
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Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous die and absolutely gorgeous card!!! Love it!!
Hugs
Sam
xxxx

Anonymous said...

Fantastic card and die. Thank you for a lovely varied collection of dies. You are very talented.
Kate from Kendal

rosiejt said...

I just love the way you have used the Poinsettia Cluster die - really effective.
Thank you for all your new Festive Collection posts.

Pam Hartlepool. said...

This a very beautiful set of dies, love that you can layer them. This card is stunning.
You thanked us for popping in 4 times a day,, I thank you for the whole launch, the gorgeous must have dies, the stunning cards and all if the effort you give to make us happy. You are the best Sue Wilson, thank you.
Good luck everyone, whoever wins will be very lucky, let's all support Sue and her blog as our show of thanks.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Oh Sue. What a beautiful pretty die to end on. Like Sam mentioned earlier you work so hard making sure the designs are now you wanted, that the dies look how you imagined and that you give us value for money. Then come the many many samples that you do for inspiration, and each one has been amazing, thank you. I know the nerves kick in each time but as you have bring reading, complete success again. So thank you for an amazing launch xxx Congratulations xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Gorgeous post for the last one for this launch. Have loved every single card and every single die - too many to choose from so may have to lucky dip a list and see what comes out for me to buy first.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful creations from a beautiful range....

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
This card is just stunning. The red, of the poinsettia cluster, gives the card
a 'pop' of colour. This is one die I will certainly buy.
Regards,
Evis McCarthy

Craft Cornucopia said...

Last but not least, eh Sue? I do love your poinsettia dies as they are so versatile.

DB South Wales

Jan Ltc said...

Oh my Sue I love this totally elegant card and dies xx Jan

CCM said...

Hi Sue and everyone,

What a final! How gorgeous and versatile is this delicate Poinsettia Cluster die. The card is equally elegant and beautiful. Love the background (new EF maybe?), the sentiment and the Poinsettia.
This June launch has been fantastic.Congratulations Sue! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to win a Die but as others said before, we are all winners whether we win a Die or not as we have learned so much.

I do hope that some of the new names that have appeared during this launch will continue to visit your blog and not just disappear until the next one.

In this note,
Good luck everyone and have a great day.

A special hug for you, Sue!

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

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, this may be a non-traditional style card but it is gorgeous and I love the Poinsettia Cluster and the way you have used it here. I look forward to seeing many more of your samples over the coming weeks. My favourites have to be the Forest Animals & the Birch Trees along with ALL of the ones containing poinsettias in one form or another and closely followed by everything else!

Yet again I would like to thank you for all the time and effort you put into designing beautiful dies and then creating lovely cards to show them off. Judging by all the comments your hard work has paid off and is very much appreciated by us all. I am sure that many stockists will soon be showing 'sold out' signs on their stock. Thank you.

Frances

Fiona Mcneil said...

The card is absolutely gorgeous another one on the shopping list FROM FIONA FROM BARMULLOCH IN GLASGOW HUGS TO ALL ,@@@@@@@@@@#############

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Ohhhhhh !! this is gorgeous !! your last post on this fantastic Die Launch is a 'bobby dazzler'. Your card is stunning and so very elegant.
Thank you for showing us all these fantastic samples of your new range of dies, it is amazing how they come to 'life' in your cards.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for such a varied Christmas released this last die has to be one of my favourites. You have been really generous in your designs as many of the dies can be used year round a bonus for us all.

Regards

Heather R Oxfordshire

Anne said...

What a fabulous card, Sue. These dies are amongst my favourites.

Anne (Northampton)

ursula longworth said...

what an amazing card using the poinsettia cluster, as usual Sue, I am in a dilemma as to which I should have, if I had my choice ALL, but my purse says NO.....so now have to sit and think which will be the most versatile....love them each and every one and all those beautiful cards you have created with them....you must think about your die designing in your dreams, they are always so so beautiful....thank you so very much....luv Ursula xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
A fantastic card to finish off your new collection. This set is a great addition to the cluster set. Love poinsettias.

nattyboots said...

Oh WOW what an ending to your fabulous launch, This die is another must have and on my list it goes Sue.
Thank you for all your hard work and the hours you put into your blog, it really is appreciated.
May i wish you a very Happy relaxed evening .
Elaine H X

Littlelamb said...

This die is gorgeous Sue. Very useful. Thank you for this die and all the other ones we have seen. My favourite has to be the Robin stained glass window.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Thank you Sue for a very pretty die set to end your wonderful Christmas die launch.All your hard work I'm sure has been much appreciated by everyone. The samples have been stunning and have really inspired me.Good luck to the winners, enjoy your dies.
Jan x

KarinsArtScrap said...

stunning Sue I love it

gr karin

craftynanna said...

I love this die so much, it's fabulous as is the card, hugs Johanna craftynanna

rosemary powell said...

Hi Sue and everyone, well what a " bobby dazzler" to finish the launch on. I love this die and the way you have used it. My floor boards are creaking g with the weight of the list I would like. You truly have a wonderful imagination, this launch I am sure will be a "sell out" . Well done Sue enjoy a rest then we look forward to some amazing videos!!! Love to all xxxxxxxxxxx

Jan.moogie said...

Awesome beautiful card Sue love it. xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Dragonsnap2 said...

What a beautiful card to end the new release. Absolutely gorgeous and yet another versatile die set. Thank you so much for showing us all your new dies and giving us an insight as to how we can use them. I think everyone who follows your blog now has a very big dilemma though. Which ones to buy?
Good luck everyone and thank you Sue for giving us the chance to win one of your gorgeous dies.
D xx

karenlotty said...

OMG! Talk about a grand finale! This is beautiful The whole collection is gorgeous and I have them all on my Wish List If you twisted my arm I would say the Poinsettia stained glass one is my ultimate favourite I adore this one and so many more of them Thank you Sue x

Lynda's craft's said...

Good afternoon Sue
WOW WOW THIS DIESET IS Gorgeous WITH A STUNNING CARD SHOWING THEM OFF.
LOVETHE POINSETTIA.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Nanny Jo said...

Save the best til last!!Poinsettias!!! Lovely card, Sue...beautiful poinsettias. It's been a brilliant 8 days of Christmas...There hasn't been a single die that I wouldn't happily give a home to. Thank you, Sue. Nanny Jo N.Ireland

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Really pretty card and a great die for making as small or as large as you like.
Have really enjoyed this launch.
Have a few on my wish list for Christmas.
x

jenny Briggs said...

Good evening Sue

Lovely card I think this is my favourite die you have launched this die release thankyou for sharing all your new dies with us and good luck to all

Xx Jenny Briggs

Denise Bryant said...

Wow... Love this finale post to wrap up seeing all the lovely holiday dies! Beautiful card with that Poinsettia Cluster die! It makes a beautiful diagonal border on your card! Love the red poinsettia flowers!
DeniseB in CA

Sammy Onion said...

Hi Sue

Wow! What an end to this fantastic 2017 launch. I have really enjoyed each and every post and all of the dies have been fabulous. This poinsettia cluster die is beautiful. Thank you Sue for such wonderful creations!

rosemary powell said...

Hi Sue and everyone, Well what a " bobby dazzler" to finish the launch. I love this die and the way you have used it. Congratulations on a brilliant launch. My floor boards are creaking with the weight of the list of the dies I would like!!!! You deserve a rest now Sue and I look forward to videos showing these dies. I am sure this launch will be a sell out love to all xxxxxxxxxxx p.s sorry if this is a repeat don't think I pressed "publish" last time !!

Anonymous said...

Another one Sue

Great on my wish list

Rebecca Knowles Hinckley

rosemary powell said...

Hi Sue and everyone, well what a " bobby dazzler" to finish the launch on. I love this die and the way you have used it. My floor boards are creaking g with the weight of the list I would like. You truly have a wonderful imagination, this launch I am sure will be a "sell out" . Well done Sue enjoy a rest then we look forward to some amazing videos!!! Love to all xxxxxxxxxxx

Liz said...

A fabulous collection of dies and a beautiful one to finish with. Wonderful card!

Liz - Crafty Sunflower xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, another lovely die set, very beautiful and so useful. The card is fab.
Thank you for sharing your new die release with us. They are all fabulous. What a difficult decision picking out some favourites.
Once again thanks Sue.

Barbara V

Norah McPhee said...

Good evening Sue and the Wilsonettes,
Well we come to the very last die that is on my need list as it can do so many things and make so many plain projects pretty, oh yes i do like this poinsettia cluster but hey that was going to be a forgone conclusion considering what it had in it's make up. And so Sue this comes just under my Angel and my holly swirl must haves/needs/craves. IT can make soft corners or circles or top and bottom an oval or be a border or encapsulate a sentiment or just that finishing touch, oh yes this has so many uses and purposes that it should be on everyones need list, but i could just be bias as i love Poinsettias', lol. Thank you Sue for a walk through the days of Christmas where we can enjoy the stroll before we have no time to think of anything else bar what have i forgot or who have i forgotten to buy for days that are more a nightmare than a pleasure because my energy has ran out and left me long before we even get to the day it's self.
Girls, i wish you all good luck with the draw and who ever is lucky enough to win one of these beauties, please enjoy the pleasure and happiness that you won brings with it.
Sending hugs to all the Wilsonettes old and new, have a good night.
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil)

Arlyn(O) said...

Hi Sue, Lovely Card, love the Poinsettia cluster and love the way you have used it. Happy Christmas, Arlyn

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,

Beautiful Card you have made to showcase thie Poinsettia Cluster Die set.
This has now gone to the top of my wish list.
Thank you Sue for sharing this wonderful new launch with us

Love and Hugs, Brenda xxx

Pussycats said...

Hello sue, WOW card this evening and what a stunning die to finish the collection of. The poinsettia cluster is stunning. Thank you for sharing all your wonderful dies and cards. I have to admit there is to many I have made a note of to pick favourites out of them all. I think I better get some over time in for the amount I would like . Once again sue Thank you for sharing and all your hard work , loved having a peep each day ... Wendy

Netty The Runner said...

This card is beautiful, the embossing folder is lovely as are the dies.
Annette x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, another gorgeous Christmas card. I love th poinsettia cluster die. Another really pretty die. Thank you for all the inspirational cards you have posted and showing all you fab new Christmas dies.

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card, beautiful die - another one for the wish list. Thank you so much for the inspiration, seeing the dies used makes such a difference.
Best wishes
Dorianne

Jess Watson said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely end to your launch, this die is gorgeous.
Good luck everyone xx
Jess

Anonymous said...

GE Sue. Fab card and die to finish on. Thanks for the blogathon. It really helps make my mind up although my list grows also! Back to my normal sign in tomorrow. Regards CraftyClareW

gwen70 said...

Thank you Sue for a wonderful collection of dies, The last one another winner, beautiful card and a gorgeous embossing folder

Jackie Trinder said...

Wow Sue this is a stunning card I love poinsettias. The die set it stunning. Thank you for such a wonderful die release. Have a great evening. Hugs Jackie

TDQ Karen said...

What a lovely die to finish the week. Thank you for sharing these beautiful creations xxx

Jan Sayer said...

That is a lovely card and die. Poinsettias are always a winner for me. Thank you for all the beautiful dies and card samples you've shown us over the last few days.
Jan
Northampton

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card and gorgeous dies. It's been a fabulous die launch, thank you for giving us these opportunities to win your latest dies.
B xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Well I think you saved the best till last, love love love the card and the poinsettia cluster. Thank you for an amazing 8 days of Christmas I have loved each and everyone of your cards and have pinned them all, looking forward now to a Christmas Friday and lots of videos. You are simply the best and I hope you are pleased with how well your festive collection has been received by all your followers.

Good luck everyone, love and hugs
Pat L, Belfast 🍀🍀🍀🍀

graham Brand said...

Beautiful card! I love poinsettias, and this die set is great!

Janice K said...

Oh dear Sue, ANOTHER die to add to my wishlist!!! I'm not sure how to do it but somehow I need to decide on the buying order.
Congratulations on another great die launch, I don't know how you do it, but please don't stop! X
Janice K AC Bucks

snowy said...

This is such a beautiful die. Love the 3 added dies to add to it.
It has been a pleasure to see Christmas in the very hot weather we have been having. Where you get your ideas from I will never know. Its one amazing thing in designing dies, but then you make up the most beautiful cards with them. You are incredible. THANK YOU SO MUCH for all your inspiration every day on the bog. Hope you can now take a break and chill, you most certainly deserve it. Happy crafting everyone. Hugs xxx
Snowy Owl 36

FoxyG Gilly said...

What a finale. Wonderful.

Crafty Cruiser said...

A really WOW card to end what has been a fabulous launch. Congratulations on this amazing achievement and a big thank you for sharing your wonderful talent.
Doreen R

Wendy Downes said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card and die to end with.
Best wishes
Wendy IOW Downes xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card, very pretty Dies.

Michele

Anonymous said...

What a lovely card to come home to. I just love anything with flowers on and this one is just beautiful too.

Yet another 'Sue classic'!

Love,
Nanny JooJoo from sunny Scunny x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Sample and a very pretty die, which i am sure will come in very handy. From Lianne Morrison in the uk

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I hope you realise how special you are to us all,you inspire us to attempt to emulate you.This launch has been your best yet.I don't have any craft shops near me which supply your dies so seeing your amazing creations are invaluable.

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a wonderful way to end a fabulous launch but with the Christmas Poinsettia. This cluster is lovely and can be used in so many ways.

I must say I have enjoyed the past eight days immensely. A new die release is an exciting time for all of us but such a large amount of work for you. This collection is just fabulous, that isn't one die that I wouldn't want. You've got all shapes and sizes and styles, there is absolutely something there for everyone. Now we can look forward to more designs from you and I'm sure there will be some wonderful new videos as well.

Congratulations Sue, you have done yourself proud.

Beverly from Maryland, USA

Anonymous said...

Evening Sue. WOW What a way to finish your Christmas die launch. This is a beautiful card. The Poinsettia Cluster die is a little beauty. I have your other Cluster dies and they are used all the time. Thank You Sue for all the different dies you have launched this time. They are all beautiful and you have just been making it harder every day deciding which ones are my favourite but I think the Christmas Angel 2017, Gingerbread House, Gingerbread Man and the Three Wise Men are at the top of my wish list. Thanks once again for all your hard work and gorgeous cards over the last eight days.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Jane said...

Great work Sue, fabulous creations throughout and last but no means least, gorgeous poinsettias. Thanks for the chance, love Jane the Craft Bucket x

Anonymous said...

Seems that there a lot of us out there that LOVE poinsettias! ! This is my favourite favourite, big thankyous for all your inspiration and stunning dies Anne from Calne

karen keen said...

Good Evening Sue
This launch has gone so quickly. I think you have kept one of the best till last. Lovely card. Very simple and affective. I have other dies similar to this design and they are very useful. I need this design for my Christmas cards. Thanks for all the inspiration Sue.
Love
Karen in Telford xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, love the poinsettia die with the complimenting embossing folder. I hope you are pleased with the reception this collection has received; I'm sure it will prove a success when released to the retail distributors. WakeyL

Sheila Barns said...

Oh this has to be one of my favourite die sets, a beautiful card too.

Narrowboat girl said...

A fab die to finish off your new collection. I can't believe we have reached the end already. Am looking forward to seeing more samples made with these dies

Bente Sørflaten said...

This stunning card is a great finale for another wonderful Christmas collection!
Beautiful poinsettia die, love it :))
Thanks for this new collection, too many dies are on my wish list also this time :))

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
I think this might be my favourite die of the day
Margaret

Yvonne H said...

Good evening Sue,
Wow,Wow,Wow,what a fantastic card & one that I will definitely be getting as I just love poinsettias. Yvonne xx

P Austen said...

As a poinsettia addict, this is another die to add to my collection. It has been such a wonderful 8 days being able to see the lovely cards which can be made with your superb dies. Where on earth do you find the time to a) dream them up,, b)see your designs from drawings to metal dies and finally c) show
Us how they can be used to make fantastic cards. Thank you so much for your inspiration and hard work. This has been the best ever Christmas collection. Hugs xx P Austen

Cathie Weary said...

Lovely card and die. Sue, I want to thank you for a wonderful launch once again. I always enjoy them and love to see the dies used on a card. You can get a better appreciation for them that way. Good luck to everyone.

Babs Newman said...

Beautiful card as always, this die could be used all year round. Babs brucies babe.

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue,

You and your invisible helpers deserve much more than pats on the back. You deserve a fireworks display, chocolates, flowers, and a 21 reindeer low-altitude fly-by.

A fitting selection for the finale. Plus, the same idea can work for the other flower clusters

Brava!

Love,
Donita

liz spooner said...

The design on this card looks like a jewelled bracelet. So lovely. CraftyLizzie.xx

Patricia Youdell said...

Evening Sue
Thank you for an inspirational die launch, I really enjoyed it, and this die and your card are lovely
Pat

Sandy G(61) said...

Gorgeous card and die set Sue. Thank you so much for the amazing blog launch. It has been so much fun dropping by every day to see your beautiful samples.
Well done!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Well I don't know how you do it but what a fabulous launch this has been - you are such a clever lady. Congratulations.
Beverley W

sued99 said...

A fabulous set to finish. What an amazing launch. So many gorgeous dies. X

Glennis said...

I love how you have used this die, so elegant

margaret driscoll said...

Hello Sue
Thank you for the chance to win one of your wonderful Die!
Love this one and the card you have made with it!
Thankyou for the thoughts from Pam and Saba re Hospital!

Love Marg in [Bristol]

June Horrocks said...

What an end to your wonderful launch sue your card is beautiful and the die can be used in so many ways. Thank you sue for all you do for us congratulations love always June horrocks xxxxxxxxxx
You must be so proud love always june horrocks

Clai01 said...

Thank you Sue for inspiring us and for the chances to win as each die would be a dewlight to own and to use. The cards are all fantastic and the final die is just simply gorgeous. I echo what others have said, yes an amazing launch, is it too soon to say Christmas is coming! x

gailgale said...

He Sue,
Very, very, lovely card!
This die is a keeper.
Thank you for all the ideas for these new dies.
I love coming and looking everyday!!

Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue, a great way to end your new die release with this fabulous Poinsettia Cluster. This is great as either an accent die, or as you have used it as the focal element, so many options.
A beautiful collection of cards showcasing a great set of dies and some of which I hope will be residing in my craft room very soon. Would like them all but would have to win the lottery to achieve that.
Wendyx

Jan Jay said...

Hi Sue,I love this card its totally gorgeous, your designs are fantastic x

Annie Stamps said...

What a beautiful card for the last day of the launch. Love the dies.
I have enjoyed looking at all the new dies and your inspirational cards.

Annie P
XXX

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
Lovely die, sorry to see the last card but will look forward to some new videos.

Barbara in Carnwath

Ann Mansfield said...

Very pretty end to the die launch, this card is lovely

val jones said...

Last but not least Sue.
A beautiful die and card to end 8 days of your launch.
Love Val in Spain xxx

sharon casey said...

Evening Sue and all the Wilsonettes,
A little late but what a gorgeous die and beautiful card to end the collection with, I think this is a must for most of us with all your inspiration and talent thank you Sue
Have a lovely evening
Sharon
xxx

Erica of Wye said...

Sue it has been a wonderful eight days of and can you beautiful it forty new and spectacular dies. Thank you so much for sharing them all so much with all of us, said but we look forward to your next lot of dies and in the mean time have a lovely time making our Christmas cards. I lovely the dies and the way you have done it is as always a in a Sue style. LOL Erica XXX

Rosemary Stickland said...

A gorgeous card and die to end the launch.
It has been such a pleasure seeing all the
different samples.
Rosemary xx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue what a stunning end to your Christmas die launch this card is so pretty the poinsettia cluster die is gorgeous. I absolutely love all the dies in this launch its so difficult to decide which to buy as I want them all!!
This launch I think has been your very best Thank you for all the hard work you have put into designing such an amazing range of dies I am now looking forward to seeing all your examples using these fabulous dies
Good luck to all Wilsonettes in the draw!
Sending good wishes to all

TrinaM said...

Gorgeous card and amazing dies. Thanks so much for 8 days of beautiful cards and showing us your amazing new dies.

Cheers
Trina Millin from NZ

MariaM said...

WOW!! BEAUTIFUL CARD! I LOVE this Poinsettia Cluster die.

Chris Curry said...

What a way to end the days of glorious cards and dies. Such inspiration. Thank you so much Sue. It's difficult to pick a favourite, maybe the holly accents, the sentiments, or the poinsettia dies. Help. Cannot choose. I love the robin stained glass window die, but the poinsettia window die is gorgeous too. So, impossible to choose. Have a good day. Xx

Jan 23 said...

Superb card

June Smith said...

Evening Sue and all Wilsonettes, what a brilliant way to finish with this die, so useful, another to add to my list.

Thank you Sue you have been wonderful.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxxx

Karen Drew said...

Wow! Amazing card. Lovely die. Such a shame that the launch has come to an end. Have enjoyed seeing the inspiration that you are sharing with us.
Have lots of the dies on my list. Top of list is Twinkle star background and the stained glass dies.
Luv
Karen xx

Maria Illsley said...

who doesn't love a poinsettia - just gorgeous...xxx

Anonymous said...

Do like these cluster sets, Sue, and the Poinsettia is gorgeous - shown on a lovely card.
Thank you so much for all your hard work and the chance to win, whether we are regulars, returnees or newbies. Always so appreciative of your generosity. Please, folks, just keep up the comments.
Sending big hugs.

'P' in Wales

Karen M Plymouth said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous last die & card,the beautiful poinsettia's really set the card off
Thank you for all your hard work
Best wishes
Karen M Plymouth

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card to finish with. Love the white card with a pop of colour from the poinsettia.
Jeanette T x

Kay said...

Hi Sue
I love this die and the card is just as wonderful as all the rest in this series. The Christmas dies for 2017 are as enchanting as your previous Christmas dies. I can't say in words just how inspiring your cards have been.
Once again for another great collection.
Kay

Dawn Holben said...

Sue it has been an absolute pleasure seeing all these wonderful
cards and dies for this launch.
And what a wonderful card and die to finish with.
I really love how you have designed this die and how you have used it on this card.
And although i have said this on most of my comments i really have to get
this one too. I have fallen in love with this die and all of the others lol.

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
I know u said u enjoyed posting all these dies and cards well thank u very much as l very much enjoyed each and every one of them and like every single post this card is gorgeous u deserve a very big pat on the back and a well earned breather now
JOY Xx

Berina RGA said...

This die is beautiful. I love the card you have made. So beautiful.

Suemac said...

Thank You, a perfect finale

Theresa Pace said...

and this is a very versatile die. love how you have use it here, hugs xx

Craftychris said...

Stunning die set and beautiful card! Thank you for all the glorious release posts and all the chances to win! Craftychris in Bournemouth xxx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

What a card to finish on. Didn't anticipate using this die like this. Outstanding and exquisite. Love the sentiment. Thank you, Sue, for an absolutely fabulous week.

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
Well I've been waiting all week for this die to be showcased and it was worth the wait. It's definitely top of my list. I love all your cluster dies. I have the daisy cluster and am presently waiting for my star flower cluster to arrive and will have to have this one as well. I hadn't thought to use it diagonally across a card but will rectify that asap, it looks fabulous.
Many Congratulations Sue I think you have surpassed yourself with this collection, it's been a fabulous week and I have loved seeing your creations. Thank you for all your hard work and bless you for your generosity.

Donita Happy Birthday I hope you have had a wonderful day even though you were working. Loved your last comment to Sue.
Elaine, I hope Andrew has a wonderful time with his friends, catches the biggest carp and comes back with some wonderful memories.
Carmen it's so good to hear the kid is well enough to pay you a visit, give him a hug from me.
Yvonne, sorry you're not feeling brilliant, hope you are soon back in the fast lane.
Crewe Trish, I often stay with my daughter in Middlewich when I'm in the UK and there is a little shop quite near has a fabulous collection of Sues dies, can't remember the name but will find it for you if you want and if it wouldn't be too far for you to come.

Wishing each and every single one of you who have commented this week good luck in the draw.
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
A stunning ending to your new die launch, a Beautiful card with
such pretty poinsettia cluster die. A huge Thank you to you Sue !

Good luck to everyone

Many hugs to you all,
Maria x

CraftyJo said...

I do believe this last one might just be my favourite :) It's been a wonderful launch, thanks for sharing :)

Marion Scott said...

Evening Sue, a glorious card to end the day. I love this poinsettia cluster and also the embossing folder. Thank you for all your hard work and the last 8 days of posts showcasing your latest dies. They are all wonderful and it will be very hard making decisions on which to add to our collections. I hope you now have time for a little rest and relaxation.
Marion S x

Clare Powell said...

Beautiful card, really pretty. This die is going to the top of my wishlist. Thanks for sharing all of your new releases with us x

Lyn Cleasby said...

You left the best to last! Really love this, espescially the way you have used the flower clusters. Stunning effect.

Rosie said...

You have definitely left the best to the last, Sue....one word Fabulous...
Love Rosie from Chorley....xxx

Mavis L said...


Hi Sue. I think this is my favourite. Love the poinsettias each and every
on the card is beautiful. Mavis L x

IVY Ling said...

What a finale to an amazing collection! Well done Sue you're a truly amazingly talented and inspiration. Fingers crossed now and hope for good news. Hugs,ivy Ling from Lincoln X

Carolyn B said...


This has to be my favourite die....it's gorgeous.

Carolyn B from Lincoln

Laura O' Connor said...

would love to live in your head Sue,every single die is stunning,great cards ,Laura O Springfield

lorraine eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

A superb card sample and die with which to end your impressive launch with....i am not alone in appreciating the poinsettia and this die is absolutely perfect. I love how you have used it diagonally across the card and incorporated a co ordinating EF to create a theme of sorts....such a layout could be used with your other cluster dies at any time of the year.
All good things must eventually come to an end and your festive launch is no exception:-( I have enjoyed every minute of it immensely and would like to thank you for all the hard work and dedication that has been invested by you into the production of the dies and the many card samples that have followed, it is much appreciated Sue. You have elevated so many peoples, me included, card making to new and previously out of reach levels, your dies are amazing and the card samples you create are truly awe inspiring.
I look forward to viewing more of these wonderful creations over the coming months through your YouTube videos and the Festive Friday card sample, they cannot come quick enough for me this year now that i have been suitably inspired and motivated by your launch.
I would like to wish every single person who has taken the time to comment the very best of luck in Sues generous draw.....i do hope also that we will continue to have the pleasure of your company when the launch ends because Sue really deserves to know just how much she and her work means to us all.
Donita, hope that you have had a fabulous day, enjoy your day off tomorrow and your craft crop on Saturday....I'm just a teeny bit jealous, crafting AND cake, mmmm!
Elaine, i hope Andrew has a very successful fishing trip with his mates, he deserves a relaxing break away during his holiday from the chemo sessions....i have my fingers crossed that his tackle produces the biggest Carp!
Yvonne my love, you are such a trouper, having a conversation with me when you are below par deserves a medal:-) Hope I left you feeling brighter and not suicidal!:-)
Wishing all my blog besties a lovely evening, see you all tomorrow xxx

Love and crafty hugs

Laine1972xxx

RG Stamper said...

Very, very, very nice. I bet this one is going to be very popular.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
a bit sad of these last glorious 8 days having come to an end but hey, we had a ball...

You have managed to keep the WOW factor up all through the blog and your last post is no exception. Love that poinsettia cluster, can be used all year round and is so versatile...

Thank you for all the work you have done with all the dies (designing and testing etc) and then the samples - you are a REAL STAR!

I already have some of the Festives 2017 but there'll be additions! Just making sure I don't win any and then I'll get ordering.............

BREXIT will have nothing on the decision-making which will take place in this house!!!

Hugs, Rose

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Well as the saying goes, all good things must end! What a way to finish too - the poinsettia cluster is beautiful and definitely a must have. The card is stunning. Thank you Sue for a wonderful collection, I don't know how you keep coming up with the ideas but I'm so pleased you do!
Good luck everyone. Love and hugs to all, Alison xxxx

Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

LAST BUT NOT LEAST!!
A Stupendous final card, I would never have thought to use the cluster in such a way, but it's so effective and I will definitely be stealing that idea.
Poinsettia's are my favourite for a Christmas card, I adore them in white and this cluster will look absolutely stunning.
So, my 'must have now' list has increased again, but oh well, a girls got to have what a girl wants! Right?
An excellent launch, thoroughly enjoyed it.
Thanks again for all that you share with us.

Krafty Runner x

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Thank you so very much for your Die Launch! It has been wonderful. I am really in awe of your talents! I'm extremely glad you have these talents! As for what I may purchase - this is a public blog which my husband may read!! Unlikely but possible!! Lol!
Joking aside Sue, thank you - your talent is amazing! We say thank you and it can sound quite glib sometimes but we mean it!!
I have many many favourites! I will keep my powder dry until you have made the draw! We are extremely fortunate to be part of this Draw!
I have thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience! We are very fortunate , as Wilsonettes, to follow this blog daily .
If you follow the blog daily but don't comment - please do! This is the very least that Sue deserves. As Sam said earlier please comment daily! Sam - nobody should be offended by what you said as you said it so nicely! Thank you.
Sue , your final card is gorgeous! I have the Daisy Corner Die which is quite similar too and it's so useful!
Thank you Sue, you are a star!
Love Myra, ( Friend of Maureen!!) xxxxx

Scottydog said...

Evening Sue, what an end to a truly fantastic festive launch! Your dies just get better & better and this last one is no exception. Beautiful, elegant card! As everyone has said we have really enjoyed this launch and from beautiful dies you have created some stunning cards. You must be so proud that this launch has been so well received, thank you so much. My list has just grown & grown! You really are the Queen of dies!
Like Lorraine & Stephanie I would like to say to everyone who has commented please visit Sue's blog on a daily basis because this launch has seen Sue's blog rise from number 8 to number 7 on the best blog list. Can we all help to get it back to the top 3?

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I wouldn't necessarily rush to buy a cluster die, but I love what you have done here and it makes me look at these dies in a completely different light. Thank you. I have really enjoyed this launch again and can't wait to see if I will be lucky enough to win one of the dies in the draw.

Lisbeth

Jackie Durrant said...

A beautiful end to your die launch Sue. This is one of my favourites from the whole collection and is shown off so prettily on your card. It is sad when a launch comes to an end but no doubt you have already moved on to your next collection so we have that to look forward to!! Love from Jackie xx

Elsie Smith 1 said...

Hi Sue. Love this poinsettia cluster die and the way you have used it on this card. Looking forward to seeing all your sample cards made from your new dies.xx

Wacki Macky said...

What a lovely die Sue and the card you have made is so nie and so creative.

Thank you so much.

Yvonne19856 said...

Hi Sue.
A fabulous die and a stunningly beautiful card. A great end to a spectacular Christmas launch. You have given me so much inspiration. Thank you Sue. Can't wait for the next collection launch. Xxx

Jean said...

Love this card!!

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
What a fabulous way to end this launch! Such a beautiful die and gorgeous card! Thank you for sharing with us I've really enjoyed and loved every post!
Hugs x
Heather T

hazel young said...

Stunning Sue I see you saved the best for last love love love the card and dies x xhazel young

Yorkie girl said...

Good evening Sue and everyone
I can't believe that this is the last one of your new collection Boo hoo !
But what a beautiful one you have given us for it it is another stunner and another die I will be putting on my list
Thank you Sue for your generosity and inspiration that you give so freely
Brilliant blog as always Number 1 in my book and I am sure in a lot of your wilsonetts books to
Have a lovely evening catch you tomorrow on the blog
Good luck folks old and new
Theresa G xx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous card I do love this die set Poinsettia's are my favourite really clever

how you have turned the die cut to make that lovely edge.

Thank you for sharing all your beautiful Christmas dies with us you are so

generous and so kind for giving us all the chance to own one of the beautiful dies.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

DeCor said...

A lovely card and die to finish off. Love so many don't have just one fav....a big prob. Can't decide what to get.

Kim Dibben said...

Stunning card Sue xx love the poinsettia cluster die xx
Love Kim D

Jackie said...

This is one of my favorite designs. Just beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing your talent, Sue. You're the best.

Jackie/Des Moines, IA

SHARICA said...

Such a great idea and great die set xx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !!! Yet another truly stunning card !!! What an end to your fab Christmas die release. I love this card. More Poinsettia dies !!! You have definately saved the best for last Sue. Your new Poinsettia Cluster Dies are GORGEOUS !!! Who could resist these fab dies ? I love their versatility too. Well I now want just about every die set in your new Christmas release. I have absolutely no idea how I am going to narrow down my choices, however both sets of the Stained Glass Window Dies remain very close to the top of my huge wish list. I suppose I have to try and start somewhere !!! I cannot thank you enough for all your amazing new dies and fantastic ideas and inspiration. What a fantastic launch from start to finish. I can't wait to see more of your beautiful cards with all your new die sets. Thank you. Sending lots of love and hugs to you Sue from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

Tres from Orpington x x x

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
This has got to be one of my favourites from this release, Sue.
Not only can it be used for Christmas but for other cards, too.
Thank you for your kindness and generosity in giving us the opportunity to win one of your dies.
Judging by all the comments this release has gone down extremely well and I imagine you are very pleased with the results of your hard work.
Thank you again.
Lesley S x
West Sussex

Lynda Mellor said...

Hi Sue, well what can I say except thankfully!!! I can't believe it's 40 dies wowza!!!
Poinsettias my favourite this die will be so useful!!!
Congratulations Sue and BLESS you!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

Lynda Mellor said...

It's supposed to say thankyou

Princess Pixie! said...

Evening Sue
Well what an amazing creation for the finale of this unbelievably spectacular launch x
Sue there are no words that describe just how wonderful you are x
Thank you so much for all your hard work and outstanding talent that you share with us on a daily basis x
3 Cheers for the wonderful Sue .....
Hip hip ....
Hip hip ....
Hip hip ...
Hats off to you x
Lots of love to everyone x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Betty McAlister said...

Evening Sue. Beautiful card to close your Christmas 2017 launch. This poinsettia cluster die is fabulous and your diagonal border across the card is lovely.
Thank you for all your stunning inspiration over the last eight days. Another very successful launch, so time for you to relax now after all your hard work. Xx

Sandra Kent said...

Another stunning card with the beautiful clusters of points enter. The burgandy colour works so well with the white embossed background. Elegant. Kind regards SandraAnnalise.

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
What can I say, a poinsettia die so it hits the spot in a big way. Thank you for all your hard work.
Love Maureen xx (who on earth is Myra!!!)

Tracy Stitt said...

Evening sue.
What a beautiful card to end on. Rather than thanking us it's u we should be saying to u by bring us fabulous new die designs as well as all the inspiration u give to most of us each day. I just hope more people leave comments everyday and not just on ur giveaways. After all u deserve the lovely comments everyday and I'm sure that drives u to make more delicious creations for us. Well done sue for the fantastic festive launch!!! Xxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
"WOW" What A Truly Wonderful "Grand Finale"
"The Poinsettia Cluster" Is Just So Outstanding I Love How You've Cut The Flower In Red
Outlined In White, But Added A Black Shadow To Really Bring Them To Life.
I Love How You've Placed The Poinsettia Cluster Diagonally Across Your Card With The
Most Beautiful Embossed Background At The Top Half, The Embossed Detail Is Extremely Striking.
I Love The Beautiful Sentiment.
Sue, I Can't Begin To Thank You Enough For All Your Extremely Hard Work, Your Exceptional
"New Christmas Collection"
All "The Phenomenal Cards" You've Produced (I'm Sure We'll See Many More, Also Video Tutorials)
As Steph, Also Many Others On Your Blog, I Also Would Like To Say A Huge "Congratulations" On
Your "Stupendous 2017 Christmas Launch"
It's Not About The "Winning" Its All "The Remarkable Masterpieces" The "Phenomenal Cards" You've Created
It's Has Been Spectacular.
But Then "You Are The One & Only "Sue Wilson" Just The Best In The Business..........
Sue, My Lovely Lady Take Care
Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
From Sam xxx
Good Luck🍀🤞To All The Regular People Whom Comment On Our Sue's "Truly Tremendous Blog"
If You Win A Remarkable Die Enjoy Your Gift...................

Karene M from Australia said...

Hi Sue, this die set is so pretty! Once again you have presented a fabulous new set of dies, thankyou so much. And thankyou also for the chance to win one of them, fingers crossed!

ang said...

I love this poinsettia die, on my list Angela Jervis

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a fantastic Festive Collection you have brought us. My favourites are the Stained glass dies, the Gingerbread Collection and the Woodland Collection, but really I love them all!
Thank you for all the inspiration.
Véronique L

NancyR said...

I really like this die and card. Simple yet striking. Love all the new releases and not sure what is my favorite!

NancyR in Delaware

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful die, you have excelled yourself with the dies in this launch Sue, many congratulations to you. The card is beautiful too. I think we will treated to some new embossing folders and stamps to go with this collection too. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx

Sandi Marson said...

What a wonderful ending to a fabulous collection! I love this card and the use of the poinsettias as a border! Thanks for sharing and inspiring! I hope i can get my hands on some of these dies! I think I have enough ideas for many Christmas's to come!


Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
What a grand finale!!! I use the other finishing touches flourishes all the time and just love the poinsettia - added to the list for sure.
Thank you Sue for a fabulous release and your generosity in giving us all a chance to win
Hugs
Muriel x

Eunice (Canada) said...

You definitely have saved the best for the last in my opinion, the Poinsettia Cluster lends itself to so many different ways to be used it is astounding.

rjsmusic said...

Love your cards and dies!

Lisa C Johnson said...

Hi Sue:

Love how you used this die on the card. What a very elegant card.

Lisa J in Victoria

barbara macaskill said...

Delightfully festive! Absolutely loving this one! TFS!

Magic Maggie said...

obviously saved this for last to finish on a 'high' - it IS really pretty and will go with everything. You must be exhausted. Big thanks for all these lovely designs - I'm sure quite a few will be coming home with me at some point!!
Love
Maggie (made by Magic in York)

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Can't believe we're at the end of your launch and now have to put the list in priority order! The poinsettia cluster is lovely and of course matches your other poinsettia items. Thank you for the most wonderful few days and for your continued generosity, in both giving away sets of dies and for sharing your creations on a daily basis. Sue xxx

Lynne Welsh said...

Good evening Sue.
Thank you so very much for the last brilliant 8days and what a brilliant showcase for all the beautiful cards and die sets.
Thank you so much.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Poinsettia dies fab.

hollyberry said...

Love poinsettias,so love this gorgeous card and the die set too.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this is a fantastic design, love how you have the separate poinsettia flowers to the outline design. You card is gorgeous using it in a repeating pattern across the diagonal. Good luck everyone for the draw. Bx

nancyd said...

Hi Sue, love this die set and a beautiful card.
Nancyd xx

Catherine Lyons said...

Hi sue another beautiful card love the poinsetta.
Catherine V94 xx

Bluefairy4U said...

Hi Sue, love this die set. Beautiful card. Love the embossing folder too. Too many dies to choose from again. Big hugs Jo xxx

Debra Kenworthy said...

Beautiful card and wonderful poinsettia die set. You've really spoilt us with all these fabulous new die sets :). Debra x

Sunset Bay said...

Exquisite card Sue! Just jumps out. Fabulous. I have love this look into all the new festive dies. Thank you so much xxx

Sandra Holmes said...

this has been a wonderful collection of dies

sandyh(hull)

Anonymous said...

The last one, but the very best. Gorgeous card.
Greetje

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue- this card is so elegant and pretty for a Christmas card and poinsettias are always a must have on my cards. This die is gorgeous and I must have it!!! Thank you for another great week of incredible dies and cards, it has been brilliant. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

ethansnanna said...



A fantastic card to finish on, love poinsettias too,
wasn't too sure when I saw the die, but this card
has convinced me it is my favourite!!! Well . .
apart from all the others that were previously my
favourites!!!!


Doreen x

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Gorgeous card, love the cluster die sets and the way that you have used it across the card.
You must be so pleased with this launch, the dies are all brilliant.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

sandy acland said...

A lovely die, which can be used in many ways.

Sandy (tort)

Wendy L said...

Love this one, got to be fave. xxx

Izzy said...

Love all your poinsettia dies and this is no exception - it can be a border as you've done here, a wreath or just a little accent...very useful...

Izzy

granny sue said...

Like this die very much as it doesn't have to be a poinsettia so could be used all year round. SueL - Derby x

Anonymous said...

Thankyou so much Sue for once again sharing your extraordinary talent with us all. I adore the poinsettia flowers.
VCCumbria x

syy said...

Another beautiful card from you Sue -you always manage to be so inventive with your dies.

hettygarlick said...

I really love the "cluster" dies and this poinsettia one is no exception. Beautiful.

SueJ said...

I love what you have done with this die on the card, looks great.
Lovely die set and could be used all year round I think with different coloured flowers.
I have really enjoyed this launch Sue.
Thank you for your inspiration and also your generosity.
GOOD LUCK everyone, fingers crossed on the 28th.
Sue James.

Bejay Roles said...

Beautiful card, Sue, and a beautiful die for the final post. Another great launch, well done🤗
Bejay xx

Paula Gilson said...

Wow another fantastic card I love these little triiple flower dies you have created I already haave the starflower and the peony so I just have to have the Poinsettia one ,they are so adaptable you can use themso many ways and they allways look so classy, I can't wait to get my hanks on this as well as some more from the festive 2017 collection.
Thanks for your inspiration , GOOD LUCK EVERYONE

Paula Gilson said...

Wow another fantastic card I love these little triiple flower dies you have created I already haave the starflower and the peony so I just have to have the Poinsettia one ,they are so adaptable you can use themso many ways and they allways look so classy, I can't wait to get my hanks on this as well as some more from the festive 2017 collection.
Thanks for your inspiration , GOOD LUCK EVERYONE

STELLA MUNN said...

What a gorgeous card. Absolutely love it - I already have this die, so thank you for the idea Sue xxx

stitchingranny said...

Wow I love this card and the die too. I cannot say you have saved the best till last but certainly one of the best. Thank you for 8 fun filled days Sue.

Hugs
Helen, Derbyshire.

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue Just gorgeous . love Jean Z xxx

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
wonderful die and Card....
Rolf xxx

Jayem said...

Hi Sue

Nothing says Christmas more than the poinsettia. This is just perfect.

Thanks

Jan from NSW (Australia)

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