Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Wednesday Weekly Card Giveaway

Hello there my crafty friends!  Today's card giveaway is a relatively simple card, but pretty nonetheless!  I started with a piece of coconut white card and used the decorative die from the Laced Heart to cut into the background randomly all over.  I backed it with a piece of dusty rose card from my stash.  Using the Scalloped Lattice Frames Set B, I created a multi layered frame out of dusty pink and coconut white card, added mounting foam and attached it over my background.  I stamped the sentiment and cut it out with the Pierced Flag die set, lightly inking it with Spun Sugar before removing it from the die.  I added mounting foam to the back and attached it to the left side of the frame.  Using the Chrysanthemum die set, I cut several of each size, curled the petal upwards and mounted them together to create a single large flower for the end of the sentiment strip.  I seated the flower with Spring Foliage around it as accents.  White, and dusty Rose card mats and layers were used to finish the card.  The finished dimensions are 7 3/4" x  8 3/4" in size.  Leave a comment on this post if you would like a chance at winning this one.  The winner will be announced on Saturday's blog post.  All for now, Sue x






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132 comments:

Pam said...

Stunning card, lovely for the Wednesday giveaway. Who wouldn't want to win this beauty.
CraftySue, hope your last day at work was made special for you. You are now on day one of your new life, you can be proud you gave your best all if your working life and you beat those odious bullies. Enjoy your new life whatever path it takes.
Carmen, your Acceotance saying was lovely and so suitable for us all.
Sharon, pleased that everything went well fir you, just need to get good results now. Rest easily, don't rush anything.
Elaine, good that Mary was feeling a little better for her sake and yours, it would be a big relief to you. Hope Andrews treatment can go ahead.
Jackie, hope all went well at the wedding and that you and your daughter have a head and heart filled with wonderful memories. Wishing the happy couple a wonderful life.
Yvonne lovely to see your post. How on earth did you manage to knock a box of glitter over your head, I'm glad the eyes are starting to improve, you have been very lucky. Just neecLaine better too, hope she is on the mend.
Steph,amazing sight,glad you enjoyed the trip.
Daily hugs to all, special hugs for missing and poorly friends.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, the giveaway card is beautiful, I love the colours and the flower is gorgeous. Good Luck all, I am sure there are lots hoping to win this card. Have a good day all. Bx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh what a wonderful giveaway this week, someone is going to be very, very pleased when their name is announced, good luck everyone.

Pam I reiterate all you have said above, you always condense everything down beautifully for us. Any news of the drs letter yet?

Off to craft club this morning, we are doing our take on some of Chloe's dies, looking forward to that as lots and lots of bling, my craft room is like santa's grotto with all the glitter everywhere,

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

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you so much a beautiful give away, good luck all.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all

How can you bear to part with this gorgeous card ? The colours and design are so feminine and another chrysanthemum flower to try. What a fabulous die it is !

Lucky, lucky winner this week (as we are every week really ! )

hugs

Muriel x

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW Another of your stunning cards. The colour of the Rose card is beautiful you should ask C/E to make it one of there foundation range.Lovely to see one of your gorgeous Chrysanthemum flowers to finish the card off. Good Luck everyone for the draw.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Happy Wednesday to you Sue and the sentiment belongs to you today.
Such a gorgeous card to give as your weekly gift, as you say, a relatively simple sample but the effect of the lattice hearts as a background is just so pretty. Your still photography highlights just how adorable today's gift is. Thank you for the chance of being its next owner. Your video yesterday was brilliant and I'm sure there will be many of us re-visiting our collection of inks and maybe a new surge in sales for them. Your Stained Glass dies are a match made in heaven for the majority of mediums but the inks I feel cry out to be surrounded by stained glass.
Sending my usual love n hugs to you and hope you have a good day xxx

Karen Drew said...

Stunning card for this weeks gieveaway. My favourite go to flower die too
Luv
Karen xx

Dragonsnap2 said...

Gorgeous card for the giveaway. Love the colours. I'm sur anybody would be proud to have this.
Thoughts and prayers to all who need them.
Crafty hugs,
D xx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card,love that heart die and the flower is gorgeous.

P Austen said...

Morning Sue, a gorgeous card for today's giveaway card. Love the way you have used the heart die for the background. As I have this die, I will give this a try. Lovely chrysanthemum flower. Hugs xx P Austen

hazel young said...

Fabulous card Sue x xhazel

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome background and flower! Beautiful colors! Love this pretty card!

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Gorgeous card, I love it when you remind us to use your dies in different ways, and the flower is just stunning.
Thanks to all for your good wishes, yesterday was strange but I had lots of friends drop in to see me - funny that not one member of senior leadership either came to see me or even emailed! Carmen, thank you for your quote, it means a lot. Sending special wishes to missing friends, and extra ones to Sue for creating this most incredible blog. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Debra K. said...

Really sweet card! Gorgeous flower too. Debra x

Netty The Runner said...

Fabulous card Sue, the flower is really nice.
Annette x

Chris Curry said...

A very nice card Sue. My favourite part is the flower, gorgeous. Thank you, have a good day. Xx

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning Sue
A gorgeous card for the giveaway today love the colour and of course the the beautiful flower.
Catherine V94 xx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A very pretty card thats shows the beautiful laced heart die off so well. Gorgeous embellishment; someone is going to be very lucky! X

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Fab card Sue.

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue. A very pretty card showcasing a very pretty die.
Marion S x

Liz said...

Stunning card! I love the design and the colours are beautiful.

Liz - Crafty Sunflower xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, what a lovely give away card for us today. So pretty, love the way you have done the background.

Love Rosemarie X X

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A very pretty & feminine card today. Yvonne xx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Fab background and love that flower.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card it's so pretty.Lovely die for the background.
Jan x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card this morning. Love the dusty pink card and the flower is absolutely gorgeous.

Barbara V

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card, simply stunning!

Michele

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
This is such a pretty card. I love the background, the flower and the way you have layered the frame. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue

Lovely card with versatile use of the heart die as a background. Chrysanthemum die is one of my favourite dies. A very pretty card that anyone would be happy to receive.
Love n hugs xxx

lLyn R Warrington

Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

Different, but I kinda like it!!

Krafty Runner x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
What a pretty card for us today. I'm sure whoever wins this will treasure it. Really like the background you've created. The dusky pink card really works well too.
Hope everyone survived the terrible storms yesterday - pleased they never got this far - for once we had a beautiful day although very cloudy this morning again!
CraftySue - the last day is always strange, but now you can look forward. I think it was disgraceful of the Senior Management not to say anything to you - certainly not setting a very good example. Good luck for whatever you choose to do next - I can recommend a life of leisure after the hustle and bustle of school!
Love and hugs to all, Alison xxx

Betty McAlister said...

Beautiful card Sue this bright Wednesday morning. Lovely heart background and chrysanthemum. One very lucky winner. Xx

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Gorgeous card,clever way to do the background,very pretty colour's & gorgeous chrysanthemum to set it all off.
Best wishes everyone
Karen M

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, deceptively simple.
B xx

rosiejt said...

You're right, Sue. It is pretty!

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a stunning card and clever use of the decorative heart die! The chrysanthemum is one of my favourite flower dies I love the colours you've used.
Hugs x
Heather T

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

What a pretty card for this week's Giveaway!...the Laced Heart inner die makes a lovely background, especially when used with the soft pink and coconut white cardstock and the Chrysanthemum is always stunning.

Izzy

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

Your clever use of dies to make a background equals a stunning card. So simple yet very effective. Good luck to everyone for today's giveaway comp.

Had a wonderful day yesterday with my first great granddaughter Milly-May and her Mum & Dad.
She is now two and a very lively little girl, always wanting to be busy, she chatters away and is speaking quite well for a just 2 yr old. She sees fun in everything she does and was so delighted when I filled up the bubble machine for her to play on the grass chasing the bubbles. On a quieter moment I gave her a little notebook and pen so she could 'draw' and she was really funny when she asked me to draw Daddy then Mummy and couldn't stop showing them her pictures. Bless little ones, they bring so much joy into our lives without knowing it. The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.

Healing prayers and gentle hugs to all in need of one. May your day become kinder to you.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

June Horrocks said...

Love this beauty sue very pretty indeed the flower is amazing thank you
Love always June horrocks xxxxxx

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, lovely give away!! Someone's going to be happy : )
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

val jones said...

Very cute background Sue and very pretty flower.
Love Val in Spain xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card, love the background and the flower is gorgeous.
Lydia
X

Beryl Treble said...

Lovely card Sue.

Suemac said...

Beautiful card

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
Gorgeous card today and pretty colours too, lovely for the giveaway good luck everyone.

Thank you for your kind wishes I'am resting.

I reiterate all Pam has said and send love and healing hugs to all

Have a good day all
Love
Sharon
xxx

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a pretty card today, love how you have created the heart background, it's easy to forget you don't need the outer edges all the time when cutting dies. The chrysanthemum is just gorgeous and really finishes the card off. I do love the dusty pink colour you use from your stash, I wonder if it will be a foundations colour one day. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam echoing your comments again today, you say it so well. Xxx
Cheryl I can't believe Milly May is 2 already, sounds like you had a fun day xxx
Hope everyone survived the storms last night, I might have to have a nap later to catch up on sleep!

FoxyG Gilly said...

Fabulous card. And the flower is stunning.

Clai01 said...

The Dusty Rose card is especially eye-catching, lovely colour combinations and gorgeous card. x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue = such a pretty card and I love the way you have done the background and also the dusty pink colour. Who wouldn't want to win this card! Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Sammy Onion said...

Good Morning Sue

A very pretty card. Beautiful flower too.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A very beautiful card ,someone is going to be very happy to win this.

Cheryl i so enjoyed your special day with your great granddaughter, life and time is so precious enjoy whenever you can .xx

Craftysuetoo Shame on your employers , just forget about them and enjoy your retirement . xx

Carmen, i so love your Quote ,i am going to write it down and pin it on my kitchen board.

Crewe Trish, always in my thoughts and prayers xx

PP glad to see you back , and please do not suffer for too long listening to Maureen , she will be telling you a load of twaddle { this means Rubbish } give Laine my love and just you take care of yourself. xx

Thinking of you Sharon and you too Rosemary xx

Thank you again Pam for the summery i echo you again , what would we all do without you ?

Big hugs to all
Elaine H X

Rosie said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card this morning. It really is fabulous love the colour combination too. Some lucky person will treasure this card for a long time....Love Rosie from Chorley...xxx

Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, a very eye catching card. Good luck everyone xx

Scottydog said...

Beautiful card! Love the lace heart background & beautiful flower. Simple but so effective. Thank you Sue! Now have to find time to catch up on your lovely cards & comments.

Vanessa Martinson said...

Morning Sue,
What a lovely card. I never thought to make a background this way so I'm going to have a play at doing this.
Love reading your blogs even though I don't always post a comment but I just had to say something today.

Thanks again Vanessa

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and the Enlightened Few,

By enlightened, I mean those of us who get daily doses of Sue's creativity, tips, ideas and techniques.

How would it look if you cut the hearts up, down, up, next row down, up, down. So the space between them would be pleasing? And if you didn't have the lattice heart, could you cut a bunch of plain hearts and put lattice behind them?

Hugs to all your compassionate and generous selves.

Love,
Donita

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Anonymous said...

Dear Sue
What a stunning card, must admit I had to buy this die! Couldn't resist!
With love
Michelle Stanley xxx

Yorkie girl said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
What a pretty card Sue One that someone is going to treasure I am sure
Pam you round up everything so well in your comments and it will not surprise you that I am going to echo those comments again thank yo
And thank you Sue for your brilliant blog
Hugs 🤗 to all that may need one
Take care folks
Theresa Gxx

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
This is a gorgeous card who ever wins this card will be feeling very special love the colours
I'm especially keeping my fingers crossed as it will be my birthday on Saturday
JOY Xx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Another stunning card for the giveaway. Truly beautiful!
Doreen R

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Very pretty. Your Chrysanthemum die is my favourite at the moment. SueL x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all . I would never class your cards as simple but always beautiful. The colours of cards stock and finishing touches are beautiful . Crafty hugs all round ... Wendy

Laura O' Connor said...

Stunning card sue .have a wedding card to make and this would be really pretty .Laura O

ursula said...

Sue this is just so outstanding, I love all the layering to make up the frame and that chrysanthemum is so beautiful....stunning card, no simplicity for you just beauty...thank you....luv Ursula xx

hettygarlick said...

So pretty Sue. I love the way you've used the heart to make the background. x

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, very pretty card I love it. love Jean Z xxxx

Alison D said...

Hi Sue, love today's giveaway card, very pretty. Love and hugs,
Alison D x

Susan Battensby said...

Wow this is different, I love it!
x

Pat PATRICIAH said...

This is lovely, very pretty. X

karenlotty said...

Beautiful card I must get into the habit of using just the decorative parts of my dies

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Sending the sentiment back to you, you are so special to us. Love everything about today's card and I'm sure I'm not the only one who would love to give it a new home.
Cheryl what a lovely day with Milly May, can't believe she's two
Echoing our Pam, you say it all so well

Sending love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Very pretty card love the Dusky pink colour gorgeous.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Rosemary Stickland said...

Gorgeous card.
Rosemary xx

Barbara W said...

Hello Sue

Beautiful card today.

Really love the subtle laced heart design on the background.

Lol Barbara W (WORCESTERSHIRE)

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I am not normally a lover of hearts on cards but I rather like the way you have created the backgound on this pretty card. Love the dusty pink, the layered frames and the full chrysanthemum is gorgeous. 'Tis you who is so special.

Carmen - love your quote, I have made a note of it.

Frances

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
it's a lovely card, love the frame and the colours used and the star of the show (for me, anyway) - the Chrysanthemum.
And what a lovely background - it all works so well together.
Hugs, Rose

Fiki said...

gorgeous card!
love it!
have a nice day
hugs

Anonymous said...

Very pretty tfs
Elizabeth Bennett

Bejay Roles said...

Morning, Sue,
What a beautiful card for today's giveaway. You may say it's simple but it doesn't have to have all the whistles and bells to get the sentiment across. The hearts are fantastic and look at the wonderful flower! I know that we would all love to be the lucky winner.
I've not been around much lately, I've had my sister down for a visit. Until 18 months ago she used to live just about 12 miles from me in Newquay but then they up and moved across to Lincolnshire so I now only see her for one week a year. Then after she went home I was expecting my bathroom conversion to start this week but, sadly I had a call on Saturday to let me know it would have to be delayed. It seems the job they were doing turned out to be a nightmare and they didn't get finished. They were meant to start mine on the week my sis was down so I asked them to put it back a week...my fault lol. So, instead I decided to blitz the garden instead. I cut down five mature laurels and then had the mother of all fights to get the stumps out. Yesterday I attacked the eucalyptus trees I have in the corner of the garden, wanting to 'top' them before the winter gales arrive (I lost two 20' trees to gales a few years ago). So there I am, trusty new...sharp...pruning saw in hand as I climbed up the steps. I got almost all of the branches shortened but the last one decided to fight back and the saw hit a hard spot, bounced back...and decided to land across my arm. If any of you have ever seen the show 'Forged in Fire' you will recognise this phrase..."This blade will cut". So I ended up rushing down the steps and into the bathroom to see what the damage was. Not too deep thanfully but about 3" long and boy did it bleed. At least I got the work done before I ended up wounded lol.
I think the most dangerous place I'll venture today is the craft room as I think I'll be safe in there lol.
Happy Wednesday everyone, be safe.
Bejay xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful card with a gorgeous flower Sue

Gr Karin

Yvonne19856 said...

Hi Sue.
A beautiful clean looking card. Not too cluttered, but suitable for many occasions. Love it. Xxx

Jan Jay said...

Wow Sue this is totally gorgeous, love the flower its beautiful x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A beautiful card and lovely colours.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Myra said...

Hello. sue,
I'm much earlier today as the day is calmer - thus far !! I love this card , love the shade of pink used and the Chrysanthemum is gorgeous! I do hope I didn't upset you with my comment about inks yesterday! You know I'd never willingly do that! They are just not for me! They are very Maureen though! That's what friends are for isn't it!
Don't listen to Brenda ( Littlelamb) - me talk - never!! Yet another talented crafting friend - I've met so many all through becoming a Wilsonette!!
Bejay Roles - so sorry you hurt your arm! It could have been a lot worse! Please don't sit on the pokey tool today!!! Hope your arm heals soon.
Pam - I echo everything you have said too! Please go inside today / tomorrow as thunderstorms and a computer won't mix well in the car park!! It might strike your extension lead!!!
Love to all and try to be good! Easier for some than others! I'm off to read Carmen's quote - I missed that!
Love to all, Myra xxx ( Friend of Maureen! )

Pawprintx4 said...

A pretty card with a creative use of this die.
Happy Wednesday everyone.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

rosemary powell said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
This is such a pretty unusual card . I love it. What a good idea to use the heart lattice as a background, you have some amazing ideas Sue.
Well phoned hospital about my lump and hey presto I have an appointment on Monday at 10.00 so don't have to wait to August after all. Just goes to show what difference a phonecall can make.
I missed Carmen's quote, sounds as though it was lovely.
Elaine, glad Mary is feeling better,any news on access problems? Love and hugs.
Crewe Trish love and hugs to you as always.
Sharon rest up. I hope you feel a bit better every day.
Donita love and hugs to you.
Pam. Hope your tent in the car park is waterproof!!. We had a tremendous storm here at about 8.30 this morning, have never heard anything like it. Power went off, people's alarms were going g off.
Sending love and hugs to you all xxxxxxxxxxx

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Such a beautiful card this morning Sue. Someone is going to be very lucky. Hopefully it could be me. Thank you Sue for all your wonderful work. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

barbara macaskill said...

I love this dotty background and that little flower is so sweet! Such a wonderful giveaway card! TFS!

Suzzette Yandle said...

A delightful card again today. The Spring Foliage that you used on this card has become my favorite "leaf" die.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card I love it. Anyone would love to own this card. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Wednesday Seem To Come Around Rather Too Quickly But like Everyone
I Would Just Love The Chance To Win "This Magnificent Gift Card"
Its Absolutely Outstanding Great Cutting Dies Also Beautiful Colour Combination.
Products Used In Today's Card:-
"You Are So Special" (Today's Sentiment)
"Creative Expression Coconut White Foundation Card"
"Dusty Rose Card" (From Your Own Collection)
"Creative Expression Mounting Foam"
"Creative Expression White Flat Backed Pearl"
"Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Acrylic Dries Clear Glue"
"Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink Pad" (For Stamping Sentiment)
"Tim Holtz Spun Sugar Distress Ink Pad"
Star's In Today's Card:-
"Sue Wilson's Laced Heart Die Set"
"Sue Wilson's Scalloped Lattice Frames Set .B. Die Set"
"Sue Wilson's Pierced Flag Die Set" (Love This Set Of Dies)
"Sue Wilson's Chrysanthemum Die Set"
"Sue Wilson's Spring Foliage Die Set"
Today's Card:-
Sue You Started Your Magnificent Card By Using A Piece Of "Coconut White Card" You Used The Decorative Die
From "The Laced Heart Die Set" To Cut Into The Background, You Cut Randomly Into The Background Card
Then You Backed With A Piece Of "Dusty Rose Card" (From Your Stash) Glueing Into Place Using
"The Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue"
Then You Cut Out A Phenomenal Frame Using Your "Scalloped Lattice Frames .B. Die Set, Just Magnificent
Out Of "Coconut White/Dusty Rose Card" You Added "Mounting Foam" You Attached it Over Your Background
You Stamped Your Sentiment "You Are So Special" You Cut It Out Using A Die From "The Pierced Flag Die Set"
Lightly Inking With "Tim Holtz Spun Sugar Distress Ink" Before You Removed It From The Die.
You Added "Mounting Foam" Then Attached To The Left Hand Side Of Your Remarkable Card.
You Then Cut Out "The Chrysanthemum Die Set" Out Of "The Dusty Rose Card" Sue,
You Cut Several Layers Of Each Size You Curled The Petals Upwards Then Mounted Them Together To Create One
Single Flower, You Placed A "White Pearl" Within The Centre, You Added Your Beautiful Flower To Your Superb
"Sentiment Strip" Also Adding "Spring Foliage" Around Your Flower As An Accent Then You Added A
Piece Of "Coconut White Card" Where You Did Your "Famous/Signature/Piercing
Then Added A "Dusty Rose/Coconut White" Mat/Layer
Sue, Thank You For Today's Extremely Exquisite Card Also The Chance For Someone On The Blog
To Win This Phenomenal Gift Card.....
Sue, Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx
Good Luck 🍀🤞 To The Winner Of Today's Extremely Exquisite Card

Jan.moogie said...

What a simply delightful card Sue, love it. hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. You are really into pink at the moment aren't you? I am not complaining as I really like that dusky rose colour, it works so well today with the hearts.

Lisbeth

Sue MacFall said...

What a lovely card, thank you Sue. The colours are beautiful and the flower just sets it off perfectly.

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Pretty Card. I really like the look of the Laced Heart die and the simplicity of this card. I also really like the dusky pink you have been using lately, it is so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Diane King said...

Love the big chrysanthemum. Have just bought this die and will be trying this. Lovely card for giveaway xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card for the giveaway. Love the heart Die you've used, and of course the chrysanthemum Die set.

June Fletcher said...

Hi Sue

This is a gorgeous card. Love the colour combo and the flower is stunning!

June x

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Love this card. That colour is gorgeous x
Your heart dies are so amazingly versatile and can be used to create so many different looks x
As for the Chrysanthemum die - got to say I think it could be my new favourite flower - until I change my mind yet again!
Did not manage to catch up with Laine last night. My friend popped round with her daughter and her 5 day old Grandson. Genuine excuse sorted so did not need to make one up. She has threatened to ring me tomorrow evening so if anyone can give me an original but not far fetched excuse to use I'd be very grateful x
Jokes aside the baby with no name, which is what he is being called at the moment, is adorable. My name suggestion of Englebert was not met with much enthusiasm x
I am looking forward to getting into my craft room to make some cards but my eyes are still not up to much. The police tape is still round the crime scene to apprehend any glitter attempting to attack for a second time x
Sending you all happy thoughts and lots of love especially my blog besties x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.

Such a cutie to give away on a wed. So pretty x

Robin Sachs said...

Such a beautiful card for Wednesday give-away!

Anonymous said...

Good Afternoon, Sue
Back home again after a few sunny days on the South Coast with no wi-fi!
Lovely card for your giveaway today.
Coconut White and Dusky Pink card go so well together especially with this card.
Lesley S x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I don't have your heart dies but you have given me some ideas to try with the dies I have,and you have used my all time favourite flower.
Elaine I hope Andrews treatment can go ahead tomorrow.Rosemary good news about Mondays appointment will keep my fingers crossed.Bejay you are amazing the jobs you tackle take care of your arm

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Stunning giveaway - simple in its appearance but so effective...love it...

liz spooner said...

This is such a pretty card Sue and elegant.xx

Anne said...

What a lovely card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Jean said...

So very pretty!

Nanny Jo said...

Hi, Sue....a really pretty, elegant card for today's giveaway! Jo x

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
Love the background with the hearts, pretty colours.

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue wow I love this card such a clever way to use the heart die and the chrysanthemum is gorgeous I think I'll have to buy this flower die I have the heart die so will give this card a go However my frames never turn out as well as yours don't know where I'm going wrong!
Carmen I too love your quote I'll have to write it down so I can remember it
Rosemary so glad you have managed to get your appointment through quickly hope all goes well
Bejay you had a narrow escape with the saw! take care, even in the craft room remember Yvonne's encounter with the glitter!
Cheryl sounds like you had a wonderful time with your Granddaughter youre right they are such a joy!
Sending caring hugs to all

Viki Banaszak said...

The lace hearts make such a pretty background!

Sherry said...

absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!!! love the hearts and the flowers!!

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,
I love how you have created this background,
Your floral embellishment using the chrysanthemum is gorgeous.
Hugs Brenda xxx

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the background you have created , simple but beautiful. and that chrysanthemum is stunning.
Cheers,
Di B. x
Tasmania.

Littlelamb said...

Gorgeous card today. Love it. Thank you. Have the dies so need to try it. Son's wedding anniversary next month so will see. Feeling tired so must get some sleep. Was woken up by horrendous storm at 3am today so not much sleep. Echoing Pam's comments.

Jan Sayer said...

Lovely card Sue, especially the flower.
Jan
Northampton

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Super giveaway card!
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card for the Wednesday giveaway. Love the colour's & pretty flower
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.

Beautiful card and I just adore that pink coloured card
and the chrysanthemum is such a sweet flower.

Sharon- will catch up with you next week. Take it easy x
Bejay- ouch, take care of your arm. Glad you ok x
Yvonne- gently does it. Tell the glitter police to keep an
eye on it will you, no pun intended x If you do speak
with Laine,tell her we miss her. hugs x
Elaine- hope everything goes to plan tomorrow for Andrew.
Sending you all hugs x
Rosemary- will be thinking of you Monday,take care x
CraftySue- enjoy the freedom of retirement. You will be so
busy with things so you wonder how you had rime to work.
I worked 15 years in a school and non of the teachers said
g.bye, it hurt at the time but now I still just miss the little
ones someday's :-)
Carmen- liked your words, will have to write them down or
I won't remember them.
Sending hugs to you all and some extra for you who need some
and to my lovely friends
Maria x

Vie Carter said...

Beautiful card for the Wednesday giveaway

Vie
x

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

First of all the sentiment bounces back to you, as you are so special for all of us.Love everything about this card: the background,colors and the flower.Our anniversary is around the corner so thank you for the inspiration.

Dear ladies (too many to mention the names, I don't want to miss anybody) glad that you liked the quote.I am really surprised that had this impact on you but Pam is right, as always, those few words are suitable for us all.

Elaine - To pin it on your kitchen board is more than I expected. Thank you. Hope Andrew will get his treatment tomorrow.Send a big hug to you.
Donita – I like your idea … on one of those spaces between the rows you can attached the sentiment or small hearts or flowers or ... You can even make a square shape out of this hearts and add the sentiment in the middle,where you won't have anything. I don’t have the lace heart but I plan to use the plain one and just add the lace underneath.
Myra - Enjoy your vacation. You need a break from the kids and the kids need a break from you :) I know they lave you.
CraftySuetoo - You have to see the glass as half full: you'll have more time to play with Sue's dies.
Rosemary - You won't be alone on Monday. We all be there with you and for you.
Cheryl - Love your granddaughter name!
Bejay - It's good that you didn't lose your humor.Hope your arm heals soon.
PP - Be kind and talk to Laine. We miss her as much we missed you .. maybe not as much :)


Sad/happy day today! The Kid found a better job.He's last day is next week,Friday. I am sad and happy in the same time; happy for him,sad for his team and the rest of us. It is so easy to work with him and he is a great coworker. He will make it official on Friday when he plans to go around and talk to everybody.

By the way: good luck all! I would love to own this card!

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

Latenight Sandy H said...

Beautiful card, love the background you've created.
CraftySuetoo, good wishes for whatever lies ahead for you.
Yvonne, hope you've invested in some safety goggles to wear in your craft room.
Take care everyone.

TDQ Karen said...

Very late to comment on this post, and it's lovely, can't even remember what I was doing to distract me yesterday morning!

ethansnanna said...



So sorry I'm late for yesterday's card,
what a smasher!!!




Doreen x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, yet another fab card, very very pretty. Thank you for ALL YOUR inspiration.
Best wishes Ann x

SueJ said...

Wasn't able to come on yesterday but just had to say what a gorgeous card this is.

Marie said...

I really love this card Sue and would love to own it. Unfortunately I don't get the posts until Thursday so am too late to be considered.,However I did not become a member of this blog to win prizes but to carry on learning and to feel that I have 'friends' out there.
I had my minor surgery yesterday and my hip feels a bit better today.
You are a treasure Sue and make so many people happy.

BenteS said...

Love this card; the colours are beautiful and the heart backgound is great.
Thanks for sharing!

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is beautiful, i love the colours and the flower.
Everyone is going to want to win this one lol

harada57 said...

Thank you for ALL YOUR inspiration.


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