Friday, 11 August 2017

Christmas Double Days

Hello crafters!  More Christmas cards to share today!  First up is one of my favourites showing off the 3D Fireplace die set.  I selected some papers from my stash to use (I wanted it to sort of look like wallpaper behind it.  I cut the fireplace out of taupe card and inked through the die with Tea Dye distress ink.  Next I folded it on the score lines to create the 3D fireplace.   This die is designed so you can fold it flat to post it too!   I inked another piece of taupe card with some Mustard Seed and attached it behind the fireplace.  I cut and coloured the fire and added it to the slot in the fireplace.  I cut the stocking three times out of both white and red card.  I cut the top section off of the white ones and glued it to the red ones and attached them to the mantelpiece.  I also cut the clock and candlestick and glued them to the top of the mantle.  The wreath was cut out of both green and red card.  I took the bow off of the red one and glued it to the green wreath and attached it above the mantle.  I cut the Poinsettia Flourish out of green and added red flowers to it and draped it across top of the card.  I finished the card with white on white mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/4"  x 7 3/4" in size.  Scroll down for card number two.









Card number two showcases one of the matching Stamps To Die For.  I started by embossing a piece of coconut white card using the Poinsettia Trellis embossing folder.  I cut the Lattice Ribbon out of gold card and extended it a bit to go the entire length of the side of the card.  For the focal element, I cut the Looped Snowflake in white as a base, then stamped the Poinsettia Coronet STDF in black on another piece of white card.  I coloured it with Distress markers and cut it out with the matching Art Deco Snowflake.  I stamped my sentiment in the open area, then layered it up.  I cut two Poinsettias and coated them with red Glitter  and arranged them on the lattice ribbon border.  I added several of the Holly Swirls cut in white as accents.  I completed the card with flatback pearls and white, gold and red mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 7"  x 8" in size.  I hope you have enjoyed the selection of Christmas cards for today's double day treat!   All for now, Sue x






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110 comments:

Pam said...

Your cards are beautiful Sue, love them. No 1 is such fun but no 2 is supremely elegant, my choice today.
Didn't see much of Julia's shows yesterday as I was in bed most of day but did get to see doctor yesterday afternoon. I thought I had strained some stomach muscles but he thinks it is infection. Still feel wobbly from migraine and not eating but he has changed some of my meds and I now have the new inhaler. Just sleeping a lot, they say it makes you better. The boys go away with their dad today for the week in the Lakes, hope they have a great time. I will miss them.
Rosemary, the meds will take a while, hope you don't get too many migraines in that time. Keep up your strength my dear.
I hope everyone is well, thinking of all our poorly and missing friends. Lorraine you sound so much better.

Patricia Youdell said...

Hi Sue
Love both cards, but the second one is my favourite. Perhaps it is because it is more your usual style
Pat x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, 2 beautiful samples today, I must admit that I did not purchase the fireplace die but after seeing this then I will add it to my long list for ally pally. The 2nd sample is so beautiful in its own right too.

Pam I reiterate all you have said, I am pleased that you finally have the new inhaler, but please take care of yourself, yes they say that sleeping does help recovery, special hugs my friend.

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

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Love No.1 fun card but as Pam says No.2 is so elegant and gets my vote today.
Jan x

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, two fabulous Christmas card, I love them both for different reasons, so not possible to pick a favourite. Have a great day all. Bx

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous cards! Love the fireplace scene... so many awesome details! And your 2nd card is fabulous... yummy textures! Can't pick one over the other!

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Two lovely cards thank you, they are so different.
Pam I hope you will soon be well.
Take care all and have fun Kitty.

Kate's Cards said...

Two very different cards and I love them both. Xxx

Chris Curry said...

Like the first one but love the second one Sue. I like the idea of the stockings on the fireplace but think the fireplace looks like it is on the wall too. Sorry, not a criticism, just me being silly. Have a good weekend. Xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, beautiful cards. The first one is lovely and a fun card but the second one is my favourite for its colours and elegance. Just gorgeous.

Barbara V

Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

Two totally different cards, the first definitely showcases a fun element to card making with your 'stockings on the fireplace'. The second, and most certainly my favourite, oozes sheer elegance, with your beautiful poinsettia!

Krafty Runner x

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue great cards absolutely love the second one.
Pam sorry to read you are not good, hope things improve during the day.
Sorry I have been missing, life in general gets in the way, all in a good way though.
Patricia xxx

Debra K. said...

Two very different but equally wonderful cards today! The first one is really cute with the little stockings on the fireplace. The second is just lovely. I like the embossed background and the glittery poinsettia look gorgeous. Debra x

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Generous Sue,

I'm casting my vote with the majority this morning. You're so good at mixing squares and curves.

The Royal Mail reached my rural mailbox Wednesday, bringing my Wednesday giveaway card. I took it to work to show everybody. It truly does look more beautiful in real life. It was the lilac one with the Diamond Peonies cut horizontally into the white background with lilac showing through and a vertical lilac one mounted in front with white showing through. Now I understand stick pins. I had thought they'd give a voodoo vibe, but they really do finish it off elegantly.

Thank you so very much, Sue.

Laine, sorry, I'm the farthest thing from a ninja at any level in the command staff.

Good to hear all the lively banter and caring thoughts on this blog.

Love,
Donita

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all . What can I say this morning but WOW two stunning cards. I love both them and hard to pick which one I like best . I am really enjoying Fridays having a peep at your cards. You always come up with so many different ideas.
Crafty hugs all round.. Wendy

hazel young said...

Gorgeous cards Sue, love them both but 2nd my favourite one. xx hazel

Jan Jay said...

Morning Sue, the fireplace is so cute, but totally loving the second card its stunning. Another two fab cards xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Two very different cards today. The fireplace is fun but the elegance of the second wins my heart today.
Pan, sorry that you're still not feeling well, hope you recover quickly. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. 2 stunning cards. Love them both.

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful cards but the poinsettia one has to be my favourite as I think they are my favourite of all your flowers xx

Dragonsnap2 said...

Two lovely cards but the second one is my favourite. It's so elegant and definitely more my thing.
Pam, hope you feel better soon. Look after yourself. Also anyone else who is under par this morning.
Thoughts and prayers to all in need.
Crafty hugs,
D xx

Anne said...

Love the second card, Sue. It's the STDF that does it for me.

Anne (Northampton)

Jan Sayer said...

Lots of interesting bits in the first card like the clock but the second is my preference too.
Jan
Northampton

PharmacyMichele said...

Two fantastic cards-I love the quirkiness of the first one the most.

Michele

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Two very different designs, I love the cute clock and candlestick details on card number one but LOVE the poinsettia card with its elegant and classy look, stunning.x

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning Sue ,
Two gorgeous cards bur i love the second one its very elegant .
Catherine V94xx

hettygarlick said...

Beautiful cards, but I have to say I like the second one best.

Suemac said...

Absolutely love the second card

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Two lovely cards for us this morning. Ohhh you do spoil us. Both cards are lovely but but my fave is the second one.
Pam I hope you are feeling better soon.
Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Lovely cards today the fireplace is such fun but of course for me the second takes the vote as it features poinsettias.

Regards

Heather R Oxfordshire

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Love the cards Sue, the second one is my favourite.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Loving both of your cards ,so adorable is the fireplace card and so classy is the second .

Oh Pam you must look after yourself ,i wish i lived close by to keep an eye on you my friend , stay warm drink plenty and try to eat a little sending you big gentle cuddles.xxxx

Myra While you are in bed you are resting so well done to you , so pleased Maureen is fine { poor George } xx

Oops the fire alarm has gone off here must dash
Big hugs to all
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW Two fantastic cards. The Fireplace is a fun card. The second one is so elegant. Couldn't pick a favourite as they are both beautiful in there own right. Julia did you proud with your dies, she made some gorgeous cards. Pam sorry to hear your under the weather hope you get the rest you need to recover. Take care everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
Two lovely cards, very different but great Christmas cards. The poinsettia flourish looks fabulous above the fireplace.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - both these cards are great, the first one is very cute and the second one is very elegant. Still not able to get into 'Christmas' mode but loving all your samples. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Clare Powell said...

Great cards, love the second one, looks really elegant xx

margaret driscoll said...

Hello Sue
Not keen on One, but I really like the second one..so pretty
More M*******s so off now!
Love Marg

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

Beautiful cards...No.1 is full of fun....No.2 so classically elegant.

Voice now back still a tad croaky, will improve as the day goes by.

Gurt big special hug for Pam, sorry to read you still not up to par. I hope your day becomes kinder to you.

Squashy hugs for all poorly friends/families and careres.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, two very lovely cards today and both special in their own right. If pressed it has to be the second one for me.

Pam please take care of yourself.

Love Rosemarie X X

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Tow great cards, so different. I think the lovely elegant 2nd one is my favourite, love it.
Lydia
X

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
Two very good cards the fireplace card works really well very realistic and the second card is gorgeous given me some great inspiration thank you
JOY Xx

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

Two fab cards again this Friday...love the playtime element to the first, another rainy day project cutting and assembling all the bits and the second with the stunning red poinsettias is just gorgeous - I must check out that Poinsettia Trellis embossing folder, just love it...

Izzy

BenteS said...

Two lovely cards; one with that cozy fireplace scene, and the second one so elegant.
My favorite? Hard to say, but think it is the second one ;))

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a treat for us this morning, two great cards. I love the quirkiness of the first card, although I'm a tad worried the middle stocking is a bit too close to the flames!! Haha. The second one just says Christmas, traditional poinsettias white red and gold, beautiful. I saw this one on Julia's show yesterday and it really caught my eye. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam echoing your comments today, sorry to hear you are feeling so poorly especially while you are on leave. Look after yourself. I hope the boys have a lovely holiday with their dad. Xxx
Elaine I hope you managed to get out ok with the fire alarm, good thing you were awake! Perhaps they are testing to see how long it takes you and your new neighbour to get out of the building with the door problems. Xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Two lovely cards the trellis looks beautiful love it. love Jean Z xxx

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Sue
Two very different cards this morning but love them both, however the second card is so elegant and
I love those Poinsettias!
Have a lovely weekend everyone!
Lesley S x

Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, two lovely Christmas cards - thanks for the continuing inspiration xx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I do love your Christmas offerings I only make cards for my own use so make them to suit the recipient so need as many ideas as possible.That saying your second offering is my favourite.
Pam poor you my first thought was the same as Elaine I wish I was near enough to help.Rosemary I hope you are feeling a little better today.Elaine I hope peace still reigns.Donita your Sue Wilson original sounds amazing the pin description was funny

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Two great cards, I really love the second one.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Two totally different cards today, the first one is a fun card with the lovely stockings hanging. The second card is truly exquisite & using my favourite flowers the poinsettias. Who wouldn't want to receive a beautiful card like this. Yvonne xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Both lovely and totally opposite from each other, but I have to admit post two has the absolute wow factor for me..

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue , two great Christmas cards and I love them both but the elegance of the 2nd does it for me.
Marion S x

Crafty Cruiser said...

Two very different cards but each so lovely in their own way. For its sheer elegance, the second one gets my vote as favourite.
Doreen R

Paul said...

I REALLY like the second card, the colours are superb.
Paul

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
The first card is cute - I feel as if I'm in the room and it's ever so cosy..

But the second one is another stunner of yours, so beautiful and elegant! I love that one.
Hugs, Rose

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, I'm going to be different!!! I love both cards!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, two beautiful Christmas cards. The 3D fireplace is fun and different. The second card is very elegant. Hard to chose a favourite.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I really love both of these completely contrasting cards. The fireplace was an immediate hit with me when you launched it and I love the poinsettias on the Lattice Ribbon. The STDF on the Looped Snowflake is gorgeous.

Chris Curry - I don't think you are being silly as I too think the fireplace should be grounded, sorry Sue :-)
Pam - and I thought you were getting better! Please get well soon and don't even think about going back to work next week until you are feeling 100% ok.
Laine - we get the occasional gift :( and although Magpies visit the feeder I am thankful that one has never been found in the house. I hope Brodie doesn't try that one again.

Frances

SueJ said...

Two gorgeous cards again Sue.
The first one reminds me of a fireplace we had when I was a child right down to the clock.
The second one is very elegant and special.

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
You've Done It Yet Again Not One Exceptional Christmas Card But Two
I Must Say I Love Them Both, I Saw The 3D Fireplace Card When You Did A Video Tutorial
Which You Explain Everything Extremely Well Very Informative, As Always.
I've Watched The Video Numerous Times Now On (YouTube) So I Had To Purchase This Set Of Dies...
I Love All The Detailed Embossing On The Fabulous Different Dies, I Recently Used The Wreath Like
You've Used It To Add To Place On The Front Of My Christmas Glossy Black Door (I'd Created A Christmas Scene)
It Adds A Touch Of Elegance, As I Added A Touch Of Glitter Kiss On The Red Bow!
Your Second Christmas Card Is Phenomenal Its So Luxurious Plus Once Again You've Used A Die Plus
The Poinsettia Coronet Stamp That Matches The Die, (I'll Never Have Any Money While You Bring Out Tremendous
Cutting Dies Plus Matching Stamps, Another Set I Had To Purchase, But Please Don't Stop I'd Rather Starve)
I Love Those Magical Holly Swirls, Which I've Just Managed To Find, Your Festive 2017 Dies Are Becoming Very
Sparse Indeed.
Sue, Thank You For Sharing Today's Stupendous Christmas Cards Which I'm Loving, You Work So Very Hard To
Bring Us Phenomenal Cards Thank You For The Daily Inspiration I Truly Appreciate Everything You Do Thank You
May The Christmas Cards Continue I Love Seeing Them..................
Sue, Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

hollyberry said...

Two beautiful cards today but my favourite is the second one.

Anonymous said...

Very pretty cards. Especially love the use of white and neutral with the pop of color on the second card. So nice.

Jan D., FL, USA

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue both of these Christmas cards are gorgeous I love them both. The dies are amazing. Have a great weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Two georgeous cards. Love both. Xx

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue two such contrasting cards and I particularly like the fireplace scene love from Jackie xx

CraftyJo said...

That second one is gorgeous :)

Barbara (C) said...

I like the traditional style of the first card but my second has to be the favourite!

Nana on the Hill said...

These two cards are gorgeous, if l had to choose? I think no 2, but it's a close call!

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I am afraid the first card isn't really my thing, but I love the second one, it is right up my street.

Lisbeth

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Two lovely Christmas cards today. The first one is very traditional in content but the second is simply stunning. Definitely my favourite of the two. Very elegant.
Pam so sorry to hear you're still not well. Please take things easy and yes, rest will do you good. Xx
Sending love and hugs to all, Alison xxxx

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,
WOW ....... A twofer Friday, both gorgeous cards, I have to say the second one is my favourite, it's the fantastic poinsettia that make this one stand out. Hugs Brenda xxx

Jean said...

Just gorgeous!!

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Two fabulous Christmas cards, totally different cards but equally fabulous !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Yorkie girl said...

Good afternoon Sue and everyone
Ohh I do like double days but I have to say card number two just does it for me it is gorgeous Sue just gorgeous
Everything about it is brilliant
I will echo Pam again today Pam glad you got your inhaler but saddened to see you have yet another infection hopefully you can get on top of it and be on the mend soon
Hugs to all that need one
Take care
Theresa G xx

Anonymous said...

Love them both tfs
Elizabeth Bennett
Love and hugs to all

Scottydog said...

Hi Sue, two lovely cards. The first one is a fun card, ideal for families. Love the garland & stockings.
The second card I think is a grown up card & so .Sue Wilson, very elegant. Thank you!

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Two beautiful christmas cards the first one is so cute but my favourite is the second the art deco snowflake is lovely and the ponsettia EF is lovely too
Pam so sorry to hear that you are still unwell I hope the infection clears quickly and hope your new inhaler helps
Elaine I hope the fire alarm was a false one and that you are all ok?
Sending caring hugs to all

rosemary powell said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
I am loving these Friday double days ! The first one looks nice and cosy but I agree that the fireplace would look better lower down. But ooooohhhhh the second one is definitely my favourite. I love it so elegant. I am glad I bought the lattice die now!!
Dear Pam I am so sorry you are not well. Do you think stress may be a factor? Please look after yourself and get better soon sending big hugs and love.
Donita thank you for your lovely post on Facebook. You have a wonderful way with words a true talent sending love and hugs.
Crewe Trish thank you, I am coming to terms with it slowly. Sending love and hugs.
Elaine do you think they set the fire alarm off on purpose to see if you could get out fast enough ? I hope you have good news soon on the door front. How is Andrew and Mary? Sending you all love and hugs.
We'll have been trying to help hubby put up some garden furniture but I'm not much help! After eventually erecting one arm chair we abandoned the garage and shut the door ! We are not DIY people.
Sending love and hugs to you all xxxxxxxxxxx

Vie Carter said...

Just think these two cards are great

Love the first one such a fun card and the second so elegant

Vie
x

sued99 said...

What a gorgeous pair of cards. I just love all the little details in the fireplace one. X

karenlotty said...

Beautiful cards I particularly like the second one I love the ribbon lattice die which appears to have missed my radar! Need to rectify that!

barbara macaskill said...

I can imagine sitting in a chair with a good book and cup of hot cocoa enjoying the fire 🔥 on your first card! Warm and Cousy!
The second card is breathtaking! I love everything about it! TFS!

val jones said...

These are both so different Sue but equally beautiful.
Love Val in Spain xxx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Thanks for sharing another two of your wonderful Christmas cards, it's the second one for me especially as I have the Art Deco snowflake and the matching stamp.
Pam hope you feel better soon, such a shame to be unwell when you are on holiday from work, sending you extra hugs
Myra glad Maureen is ok do tell her we miss her

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Two gorgeous Christmas cards

One cute and homely and the second one is so elegant and beautiful

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Janet Wilson said...

2 more fab Christmas cards, klove both but the second one is my favourite as I love poinsettias.

Suzzette Yandle said...

I have enjoyed both cards on you double day of Christmas cards. I love all the detail you put into your cards.

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

You are spoiling us today with these two beautiful cards that show again your talent. Love both designs and the colors palette. The first card is fun. The scene is so real, warm and cozy. Wish to be there waiting for Santa. The second one is about elegance, a true Sue Wilson card. So many elements but all details work so well together … gorgeous.
You made my day sharing these two cards. Thank you.

Pam – Sorry to hear you are not well. I really hope your health will improve soon. Take care. Sending you a gentle hug.
Elaine- Hope the fire alarm was a false one and you are OK.
Laine – By the length of your comment and not only … I know you are feeling better and I am really glad. No bitchy comments in your absence, everybody behaved. Now we know who gives the tone :) Be gentle with PP, she’s not well 100% yet.

Be happy, healthy & have a great weekend,
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only Canadian Wilsonette
Carmen

June Fletcher said...

Hi Sue

I love the 'homely' Christmas card and your second card is simply stunning!

June x

KarinsArtScrap said...

these are gorgeous cards Sue and the last one is elegant too
Gr Karin

Jess Watson said...

Hi Sue, two lovely cards, I must admit the second one is my favourite.
Thank you for sharing.
Take care everyone, Jess xx

liz spooner said...

These samples are gorgeous today, the top one looks like cross stitch.xx

Netty The Runner said...

Both cards are fab Sue, thank you for the Christmas double, keep them coming please, the more the merrier.
Annette x

Rosemary Stickland said...

Two lovely cards, but the second one is my favourite.
Rosemary xx

Narrowboat girl said...

Are 1 is a fun card but my favourite is definitely no 2, it just shouts Sue Wilson to me

lorraine eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

I LOVE Christmas twofer Fridays! We are spoiled for choice with two spectacular seasonal delights....i can never pick favourites, both are always fabulous and today is no exception. The Fireplace is so warm and inviting, really evocative of a cosy Christmas scene. The fireplace may appear to be floating but i simply don't care, its still fantastic! The second gem is awesome, a true Sue Wilson classic and I will no doubt steal your design when the time comes, yes, brazen to the end:, that's me! :-)
Well, its been an eventful day with a lot of comings and goings, physio home visit and our Housing Association officer popped by for his annual visit just before i had to venture out for my Friday wash and blow dry. That was all fine and manageable however Brodie....who i have re christened the Terminator....decided to gift us with a couple of sparrows:-( It's getting out of control now, i really wish that I could put a stop to his homicidal tendencies, any tips would be gratefully taken on board.....
Pam, so sorry to hear that you are still suffering but you're right, sleep can be the best medicine. Don't rush back to work if you're not fully fit. Take care and i hope the boys enjoy their trip to the Lakes.
Myra, glad Maureen is well, just miss her cheek:-) How is Norah though, havent noticed any posts recently, hope she's just too busy too. Glad your getting some earlier nights in, sleep is so important at your age!:-)
Donita, you do yourself a massive disservice, i am sure your ninja skills are second to none:-) Its the rest of you I'm worried about, after all, putting your mobile in the fridge and your lunch under your desk is worrying to say the very least!
Carmen, yes, I am feeling much brighter thanks, though you did spoil my sunny disposition somewhat when you implied that I was responsible for the blogs bitchy comments:-( , I realise that Yvonne is under the weather at the minute but surely you must accept that she is responsible for much of the distasteful comments, not innocent me? I've tried being nice to her but she only seems to respond to sarcasm I'm afraid:-)
Frances, yes, Brodie is incorrigible, our neighbour has a bird feeder and i think that may be the source of his recent activities I'm afraid. Little presents are a display of love from them but it breaks my heart, thankfully Brodie doesn't seem as interested in killing them which is a blessing. How are your babies, are the girls getting along better with Pippin?
Sending love and healing hugs to all my blog besties and anyone in need of a cuddle.

Love and crafty hugs

Laine1972xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Two lovely cards today Sue. But my favourite I'd the second card.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Fab cards!!!!....No.1 is my absolute favourite for sure!! I must have a go and add to my Christmas cards TO DO!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

P Austen said...

Hi Sue, just a quickie. Love both cards but the second one does it for me. Absolutely gorgeous. However, my husband likes no 1 so both are winners in our house! Hugs xx P Austen

Betty McAlister said...

Evening Sue. Two lovely but oh so different cards today. The fireplace one is fun but the second one is beautiful and certainly my favourite.
Love it. Pam, so sorry you are really under the weather. Hope you feel better soon. Xx

Dawn Holben said...

Wow Sue, these are two very different cards but I love both of them.
I think the second is my favourite though.

Littlelamb said...

Lovely cards Sue but as others have said the 2nd one is my favourite. Thank you for sharing these.

Littlelamb said...

Sorry you are not too well Pam. Hope you will soon feel,better. Echoing Pam's comments.

Latenight SandyH said...

Two delightful cards, the first is fun and the second is a stunner. Love the beautiful Poinsettias and the Holly Swirl. The Swirl looks just as good with the holly nipped off.
Pam, hope you are soon feeling better.
Take care everyone.

Jan.moogie said...

Two superb Christmas cards Sue now to have a go myself, now where did I put that fireplace die? Thanks for sharing, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Both cards are gorgeous! The fire place is so cute with lots of lovely details, the second is beautiful!
Hugs x
Heather T

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Very Sorry ! Even later than before but love both cards !! However, my favourite is the second one!
Thank you,
Love Myra ( Friend of Maureen!) xxx

Theresa Pace said...

the first card is sweet but the second is very elegant. lovely, hugs xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love the cite fireplace but the second one is absolutely beautiful

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful cards Sue.