Monday, 23 October 2017

For Someone So Special


Hello crafters!  This is the first sample that I have made with one of our new card colours called Petrol Blue, very pretty isn't it?  I started by cutting the decorative die from the Scarlet die set into the centre of the card.  I backed it with white card to show through.  Next I cut two of the Columba Gemini die in white.  I created a multi layered frame for the card using the Stitched Pegboard Frames out of coconut white card and Petrol Blue card.  I attached the two Columba dies to the edge of the frame so they were coming into the frame from each side of the card.  I cut the Victoria die and attached it across the centre of the card.  I stamped my sentiment and cut it out with the centre of the Scarlet die, then inked it lightly with Stormy Sky distress ink before attaching it in the centre of the Victoria die.  The card was completed with white and blue mats and layers.   White pearls were added as accents.   The finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x  7 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x









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130 comments:

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
Very pretty card. I always love it when you use your Gemini dies
Pat x

Clai01 said...

It is indeed a very pretty coloured card, the other new colours in the range are also a great addition to Fondation lovers! x

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card. Love this new colour of foundation card.

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

A stunning use of several of your dies. I really like the effect that you have obtained. The new card color reminds me of the water in the Caribbean, a nice addition to color range.

Hope you have a nice beginning to your week.

Beverly

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, a very pretty card and the new card colour is beautiful.
Marion S x

Jan.moogie said...

Wow love this blue Sue and your dies show it off to perfection. A truly beautiful card, Sue have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Maria Illsley said...

A very pretty colour and a great card xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, very pretty card today. Love the dies. The new card colour is beautiful.


Barbara V

Karen Drew said...

Love the new colour it is lovely. Stunning card to show it off too
Luv
Karen xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a beautiful card,such a pretty colour.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Debra K. said...

Very elegant! Debra x

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. What a gorgeous shade of blue, consider me in as a petrol head, will be ordering a pack from my craft shop owner tomorrow when she opens. The design is beautiful with the lace border I'm lost for words to explain the beauty that starts my Monday. Due to high winds no market yesterday which is such a shame as I really enjoy it nerves and all, but as my baskets were out ready to be packed in the car it gave me the chance to look through properly to see how many of which occasions needed topping up. Yet again I found a few 'older glue' cards which are soo awful in every possible way they had to go and as was spoken about earlier in the week the disgusting smell that came from the cello bags when I opened them was awful. You have no idea just how mortified I am to think not only did I sell some of these in the past, but did I actually make some to order using the most useless and most smallest so called adhesive on the market ? I know there is absolutely nothing I can do about it now, but me being me I can't help feel so guilty, if only I knew then at the start of this enjoyable hobby what I know now about various adhesives I'd never have wasted my money or time on them let alone sell the useless so called 'keepsakes' my lovely 'keeper' keeps trying to tell me there is nothing I can do what's done is done, and it wasn't intentionally done, but I'm the kind of person that would write an apologetic statement expressing my lack of knowledge during the early days bla bla bla - but now they've all gone (although the smell lingers in my little craft room) maybe a time will come when I can stop beating myself up and try hard to put it to the back of my mind, unless someone approaches me some day at market and reminds me that a few years ago they bought a card and ......its fallen apart or it really smells bad ! If ive stopped a new crafter buying anything other than Cosmic Shimmer dries clear glue or the mounting foam then my long post - even though it's all craft related (not meant in an offensive way) has been worthwhile in my opinion as this tale of guilt is a lesson learnt. Not only have I wasted lots of crafty bits and card, I've taken people's money for cards they thought would bring a smile to friends and family and to me that's not good, all down to lack of knowledge and bad quality adhesive ! I'm so cross at this company for pulling the wool over my eye's and other's that thought they were using the best. If it's NOT Cosmic Shimmer then it's no good at all !!
Sorry for this very long post Sue.
Sending love and hugs your way xxx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Fab card and love the colour.

Netty The Runner said...

Lovely card Sue, like the new colour.
Annette x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. Beautiful card this morning , stunning effect with the finishing touches of the pearls.. I love how all the dies have worked together. Loving the new colour of petrol blue . I was playing with snow globe last night and think this colour would go so well with the die.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all...... Wendy

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a very lovely card today and the new petrol blue cardstock is beautiful, is this the only new colour foundation card coming out or is there any more please.

Pam, hope all is OK with you this morning.

Stephanie you do make me laugh but I totally agree with you about the cosmic shimmer glue, I too always use it.

Well the craft room is nearly finished, I should see everything put in it's place and labelled up by the end of today, then I have a box of nearly finished cards which I will be tackling as soon as I can.

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

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a really pretty card today. I love this new colour, it is one that could be used on both male and female cards and look really good.

Pam are you OK, missing you this morning X

Love Rosemarie X X

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a really pretty card today. I love this new colour, it is one that could be used on both male and female cards and look really good.

Pam are you OK, missing you this morning X

Love Rosemarie X X

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card love the petrol blue card.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Lovely card and I too love this pretty petrol blue colour.
Jan x

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card, love the new colour card.

Michele

Dragonsnap2 said...

Gorgeous new colour made into a fabulous card.
Pam, hope you’re okay.
Hope everyone has the best day possible.
Crafty hugs,
D xx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
What perfect timing Sue, my Columba die - prize from your latest release arrived today and I had a bit of a play, I messed it up a bit- I have only used the double geminis before but think I have the idea now, todays card shows it off to perfection and yes the new card colour is just lovely, will be looking for that one.
Hope you are okay Pam, will check back later to see if you have checked in, lucky June, it is so much work sorting all your craft goodies but how lovely to be all fresh and new.
Hugs
Muriel x

Jan Sayer said...

Striking new colour and a lovely lacy effect.
Jan
Northampton

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Beautiful card, the white really sets off the new petrol blue card, very classy.
Carmen, belated birthday wishes. Pam, hope you are ok. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Narrowboat girl said...

Love the laciness of this card Sue & the new colour is fab

Chris Curry said...

Lovely card Sue, great new colour. This card is the sort that needs to be framed and on the wall. Thank you, have a good day. Xx

Netty The Runner said...

Hi Stephanie, did this glue start with P and end with R ( not sure I can advertise on here, hence the abbreviation. If so I had the same problem, my cards stunk, spoilt quite a lot of them. A lot of time and money wasted. I emailed the firm about this, but didn’t get an answer.
Best regards
Annette x

hettygarlick said...

Lovely card and that's a pretty new colour.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a beautiful card in a lovely new colour and it is stunning with the white. Love the combination of all the dies you've used.
Best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

Very pretty indeed and I'm loving the new stitched squares!

Krafty Runner x

karenlotty said...

Very pretty I love this new colour

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A bold and beautiful card-love the new petrol blue cardstock!!!x

Scottydog said...

Beautiful new card colour, it sets your dies off so well Sue, they really do pop. Thank you Sue for a lovely start to the week.

Like Stephanie I have had trouble with other glues, particularly one of the spray glues which seems to have no hold whatsoever.

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card this morning and I love the new colour card.
Pam, hope you're ok x
My lovely husband Dave surprised me by taking me out to lunch yesterday. It turned out to be for our pearl wedding anniversary onTuesday. He'd chosen a lovely restaurant ,the Wensleydale Heifer, near to Leyburn and we had a fabulous meal. Our table was complete with Anniversary balloon, red rose and card - lovely idea and the owner came to talk to us to congratulate us. It was really quite romantic - totally unlike Dave!!
Love and hugs to all, Alison xxx

Suemac said...

Beautiful card, love the new Petrol Foundation Card. Interesting comments re glue.

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous card today and love the new petrol blue cardstock it is beautiful. Have to see if there is more new colours in the foundation card.

Pam, hope your ok this morning concerned about you big hugs xxx

Sending love and healing hugs to all that are poorly also anyone who needs them

Have a good day all
Love
Sharon
xxx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, great colour. Victoria is such a versatile die.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely Lacey look to this one great new colour too.
VCCumbria xx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue your gemini dies look beautiful against the petrol blue backdrop. I think this will be a very useful colour to have. X

Clare Powell said...

Beautiful card, very pretty x

Diane King said...

Such a pretty card x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Lovely card,lovely colours
Pam worried about you will look in later am off to the solicitors still sorting out my brothers estate.

margaret driscoll said...

Hello Sue
Love the Victoria Die so useful to have, and love the new colour too!
Hope you're OK Pam ?
Love Marg

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Lovely card, pretty blue card too.
Lydia
X

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue x xhazel

BenteS said...

Beautiful card, and the colour is lovely :))

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a very lovely card, such a fabulous shade of blue, and beautiful dies. Have a great day everyone. Bx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Loving this new Petrol Blue colour card, it sets off the lacy swags on the Columba die perfectly...

Carmen - belated Happy Birthday wishes to you - hope you had a lovely day yesterday...

Alison - full marks to your OH for springing such a wonderful surprise...

Izzy

Annie Stamps said...

Lovely card Sue. That shade of blue is gorgeous.

Annie P
XXX

TOB said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful colour.Hugs xx craftgirl

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card to start off the week , i hope you had a lovely weekend.

Carmen so sorry to have missed your Birthday greeting ,i hope you had a lovely day xx

Myra , Bet you got a good sleep after your busy day , i loved to see my grandchildren visit when they were young then glad to see them go ,as they were such hard work haha.

Pat hope you enjoyed your Grandsons celebration , Happy Belated birthday wishes to him .x

Maria hope you are okay and not too exhausted ,please take care .x

Diane ,i bet you had the best time ever visiting your daughter especial with her 21st Birthday celebration Congratulations to her .xx

Pam, i along with others hope you are okay and will pop back later .

Rosemarie ,Crewe Trish big huggles to you

Huggles to all especially my besties , poorly and missing friends .
Elaine H X



Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

A gorgeous card. Love the dies used, so pretty. The new colour card is lovely too.

Pam, hope you’re ok. X

Congratulations for Tuesday Alison, your meal sounded like a lovely sunrise. X

Happy belated Birthday Carmen, hope you had a lovely day. X

Love Helen xxx

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, Stunning!!!
Pam hope you ok!!!
Stephanie you are funny : ) if you saw some of my early efforts!!!
Oh dear me, hooray for knowledge!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

Helen Bell said...

Oops, sorry Alison.....lovely surprise, not sunrise! X

Helen x

Kate's Cards said...

A very bold striking card. xxxx

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Could be. From a very big company up North seen frequently on tv. The un-opened blue tube I found yesterday went straight into the bin. I actually received a card that this product has been used on it was the most beautiful card but couldn't have the pleasure of having it on display as the pungent odour of the 3d gel glue just filled the room !! To think ive probably done the same to others saddens me beyond belief.

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. For someone so special....... and this certainly is. I love it . It reminds me of Wedgwood. And I just love the colour.. I have to have some. You have made this so special Sue. Kind Regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Stunning card and colour card! This blue is going to be my new favourite colour it's beautiful! I love every die you've used they are so pretty and back at you with the sentiment.
Hugs x
Heather T

val jones said...

Hi Sue.
Lovely card and such a beautiful colour. It's winner with me as I just love blue.
Love Val in Spain xxx

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
I love this petrol blue colour one of my favourite and this card is stunning love it
JOY Xx

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
Another pretty card today. The petrol blue is really lovely.
Hope that Pam is OK.
Regards,
Evis M.

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue a stunning card today love the colour love the Gemini dies
Steph I think we all used the smelliest glue years ago I was in a craft class we all did decoupage so the windows had to be open in the depth of winter I think we would have been in a coma by the end of the day.
Hope all is well Pam xx
Thank you sue
Love June Horrocks xxxxxx

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I agree, petrol blue is a really pretty colour and blue and white is one of my favourite colour combinations at the moment.

Lisbeth

Crafty Cruiser said...

Really gorgeous card - a lovely shade of blue too.
Doreen R

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and Wilsonettes,

Lacy and pretty. Like strolling along the boardwalk, twirling under a parasol.

Pam, we're all missing you and hoping to hear from you soon.

Beverly and Carmen, keep celebrating! Birthdays should be enjoyed for as long as possible, and big round ones should be celebrated all year!

Here we go again on another work week.

love and huggles,

Donita

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, this is certainly a card for someone special, it is so elegant. The new blue is lovely.
Pam hope you are ok, we miss you at the top xx
Take care everyone, Jess xx

Anne said...

Love the new colour and the card this morning, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card and colour. love Jean Z xxxx

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning Sue
A gorgeous card love those Gemini dies .
Catherine V94 xx

STELLA MUNN said...

This is lovely and the new petrol colour card is gorgeous too. Thanks Sue x

SueJ said...

Love the combination of dies used.
That petrol blue card is lovely, very striking.

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Beautiful card sue x love the dies and the new card looks gorgeous x
Pam hope you're ok x
Stephanie I know exactly how you feel x Take care everyone x
Theresa w x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
I love your elegant card this morning, the dies used and that gorgeous new card colour!
Lesley S x

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Such a pretty card.
Love the petrol blue colour, will have to see if I can get some.
x

ellyscard creatief said...

Very pretty card.

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, such a pretty card and the new colour card is a great addition to the family.
Wendyx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and I too love the petrol blue card with the white xx
Pam we are all worried about you and hope to hear from you soon
Carmen and Beverly belated birthday wishes, hope you both had a lovely day
Alison happy anniversary for tomorrow
Elaine hope Andrew gets his treatment and the antibiotics are helping his rash

Sending love and hugs to everyone especially all our missing friends
Pat

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous card loving the new colour Petrol Blue lovely.

Hugs

Annx without an "e"

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. The new colour petrol blue is lovely and the dies you have used are intricate and pretty.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today, love the new coloured card too. My first thought was a wedgewood design . I think I should perhaps introduce a pack of this to my other creative expression packs don't you! Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam hope you are ok missing you xxxx
Got home very late last night from Aberdeen, left one very happy daughter behind, not long til Christmas and we see her again xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, and you've convinced me that even this "red bird" would be very happy to use the new petrol blue colour. Love what you've done with the dies, thanks for showing us.
Hugs, Rose

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Today’s Card Is Stupendous, I Just Love The New Petrol Blue Foundation Card It’s An
Exceptional Colour.
I Really Wish You Would Bring Out A Beautiful Ruby Red/Festive Green “Pearl Lustre Card” Maybe Next Year
Products Used In Today’s Card:-
“Creative Expression New Petrol Blue/Coconut White Foundation Card” (These Colours Look Exquisite Together)
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam” (It Doesn’t Mention It But Sue You Always Use It Within Your Cards)
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue” (Once Again Not Mentioned But You Always Use It)
“Creative Expression Self Adhesive White Pearls 3mm/5mm” (I Believe)
“Creative Expression Sentiment For Someone So Special”
“Rangers Jet Black Archival Ink Pad” (For Stamping The Sentiment)
“Tim Holtz Stormy Sky Distress Ink Pad”
Star’s In Today’s Card:-
“Sue Wilson’s Stitched Pegboard Die Set” (From The Shadow Box Collection 5 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Columba Gemini Die Set” (From The Gemini Collection 5 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Scarlet Die Set” (From The Frames/Tags Collection 4 Cutting Dies/Also This Die Set Has Matching Stamps)
“Sue Wilson’s Victoria Die Set” (From The Frames/Tags Collection 2 Cutting Dies/Also This Die Set Has Matching Stamps)
Sue, What A Superb Collection Of Cutting Dies You’ve Put Together For Today’s Card, I Love The Stitching Around The
Pegboard Frame, Just Outstanding.
You Started Today’s Card By Taking A Piece Of The New Petrol Blue Card You Cut The Decorative Die From The Exquisite
Scarlet Die Set, Into The Centre Of The Card Then You Glued A Piece Of White Card To The Back, So The White Is Showing
Through, Next You Cut Two Of The Columba Gemini Dies In White Card.
Then You Created A Multi Layered Frame Using The Stitched Pegboard Frames Out Of White/Petrol Blue Card
You Added Mounting Foam To Your Frames, Then Attached The Two Columba Gemini Dies To The Edge Of Your Frame
So They Were Coming Into The Frame From Each Side.
Sue, You Then Cut Out The Impressive Victoria Die Out Of White Card, You Then Attached It Across The Centre Of Your Card
You Stamped Your Sentiment “For Someone So Special” Then Cut It Out Using The Centre Of The Scarlet Die, Then You Inked
It Lightly Using Tim Holtz Stormy Sky Distress Ink Pad” You Added Mounting Foam To The Back Then You Attached it
To The Centre Of The Victoria Die, Then You Added Your Famous/Signature/Piercing Also A Petrol Blue/White Mat/Layer
Plus You Added White Pearls As Accents (Also Using A Touch Of Glue As We’ve Seen You Do Many Times, It Looks like
3mm/5mm Pearls Were Used.
Sue Today’s Card Is Phenomenal A First Class Masterpiece
Thank You For The Daily Inspiration I Truly Appreciate Everything You Do On Your Tremendous Blog
Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

Suzzette Yandle said...

A lovely lacy design. The petrol blue is a beautiful color.

ursula said...

A very pretty card Sue, just love these new dies, as we do, must have them all....That new colour card Petrol Blue is amazing....thank you...luv Ursula xx

Jackie Durrant said...

Love the new card colour Sue. Great card it looks so fresh with the white and blue. Love from Jackie xx

CraftyJo said...

Yes indeed! Very pretty :)

Agnes (Scotland) said...

What a beautiful card and the new Blue card is so lovely X

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card.

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's beautiful Sue
Gr Karin

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card I love it the colour is perfect and the dies are so pretty. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Pam said...

Lovely card, very special for a special person.
So sorry to have worried everyone, woke up this morning and no internet on either laptop, iPad or iPhone. Nothing to do with being poorly.
Diane, hope your daughter had a lovely birthday, it must be hard leaving her.
Carmen, very happy birthday hope you had a wonderful time.
You too Berley, happy birthday.
Alison, lovely surprise, glad you had a special anniversary treat. He is romantic after all.
June, well done, you put me to shame.
Steph, you really have to stop beating yourself up over the glue issue, you weren't to know and now that you do you won't make that mistake again, a mistake I bet everyone of us has made, I know I have. Your customers love your cards you put so much work into them. At least you can take heart that you have spread the word and helped educate us.
Donita, hope you are feeling less tired.
Margaret, thank you for your advice re BP tablets, I don't want migraines, had them fir years before my hysterectomy then they just vanished.
Hugs to all, I'll try to behave myself tomorrow. Special hugs for poorly and missing friends.

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely Card. Great dies and a lovely style. I love the colours especially the new Petrol Blue. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Littlelamb said...

A beautiful card Sue and a lovely sentiment. A very useful sentiment and the dies look very pretty. Hope you are ok Pam. We are missing you. Hugs to all who need them.

Viki Banaszak said...

I love this color! It is so devine. What a beautiful design.

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Love the card and the Gemini die that you've used. Great colour card as well. I'll have to look at the new colours you have now.

P Austen said...

Hi Sue, what a gorgeous colour. Whilst I have quite a lot of your Gemini dies;I don't have this particular one. However, I will have a go at using a different one to create a similar looking card. I too, wouldn't use anything else but CE glue. Just wish they did it in 5 litre tubs. Hugs xx Pauline

Anonymous said...

Yes, Sue - the blue is just lovely. Thanks for another great card.

Pawprintx4 said...

Phew! I thought I was on the wrong blog when Pam didn't open the comments. Glad all is well.
I adore this new color with the funny name. Very pretty blue. The card is stunning...now I must have that Columba die. I have a long list. Was this the first posted card with the newly released dies? Any how, lovely, beautiful card today.
Everyone, have a great Monday. I am missing several who normally beat me (being 6 hrs behind). Hope everyone is OK and its just rainy Monday
blahs.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Theresa Pace said...

that is a lovely shade of blue. very wedgewoody feel to the card, hugs xx

barbara macaskill said...

Petrol is such a lovely color! Your card is striking and would definitely be a keeper if it was sent to me! Sadly, too many handmade card recipients don’t realize how much time, effort and LOVE goes into each card we make and just toss them into the trash with the wrapping paper and envelopes! When that happens I try to keep the smile on my face and not go take it out of the garbage. If I did that many would say l am quite daft!
Thanks for sharing this beauty today!

Judy Hollers said...

This lacey design is so feminine. The two dies work well together. You think of everything in your designs. Love the card.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Pretty card, love the new blue.
Rosemary xx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, love this Wedgewoodesque card and the new Petrol Blue card is gorgeous. The way you have framed the card makes it look a bit like a tile, lovely.

Carmen & Beverly - Belated Birthday greetings to you both, I hope you had a lovely day.
Alison - Congratulations for tomorrow to you and Dave, what a lovely surprise he arranged for you.
Pam - Phew! So glad it was just technology causing your absence.

Frances

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous blue card,lovely use of die's,
Glad your ok Pam
Best wishes
Karen M

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful - love the colour

nattyboots said...

Pam nice to see you ,so pleased you are okay xxx
Elaine H X

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the Gemini dies and the new petrol blue card is a big WOW.
Hugs Brenda xxx

Fikreta said...

very nice card!

Nanny Jo said...

Beautiful card, Sue, and I LOVE the blue! Fabulous colour! Jo x

Berina RGA said...

This is so pretty!! I love the color. The die cuts are gorgeous!

TDQ Karen said...

Great colour, nice to have so many lovely choices xx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Lovely card the new petrol card is beautiful
Alison and Dave congratulations on your pearl anniversary what a lovely romantic surprise Dave arranged for you Alison
Pam so glad you are alright
Sending good wishes to all

sued99 said...

It really is a gorgeous colour. Love the card. X

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
What a gorgeous blue!! Fab card....really pretty!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

That blue is fab

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Gorgeous card, the blue and white is so pretty and the dies are awesome, love it.
Cheers,
Di Brown,
Tasmania.

Jeannie Donnelly said...

Guess I'm agreeing with everyone else today, Sue, love this colour, pretty card! Xx

Helen Baker said...

beautiful card x x

Betty McAlister said...

Evening Sue. Lovely shade of blue and beautiful card. xx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
It's a beautiful card today and I love everything about it.
Glad all is o.k. with you Pam
Short and sweet today ladies but I send good wishes to you all.
Love Maureen (fried Myra's fiend) xxx

Laura O' Connor said...

Beautiful card Sue. Laura O

Eunice said...

Ooooooh love the Petrol blue card Sue, the color is amazing! It sure does show off the dies nicely.

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Wonderful card and I do love that colour blue and the look of
lace with the die cuts. Thank you for sharing all your work.

Glad you back Pam and it was "only" technical faults :>) the boys
will have so much to tell you when back home. I love New York and
was lucky to see Alfie Boe in a show a couple of years ago. Take
care and I wish you feel better soon.
June, you have done a great job and you must feel so good if you
managed to get it all done today,
Belated Birthday greetings to Carmen and Beverly, hope you had a
wonderful day and to many more.
Congratulations to the comment winners ! specially our Diane and I
hope your gorgeous daughter Emma had a fab 21st !
Interesting stories about the glues, have had the same problems so
only using CE glue and Anita's tacky.
Elaine- sending you and the family some big,gentle hugs
Hope our missing friends are ok, many hugs to you all

Maria x

ps Any of you going to the NEC 3d of November ?



CCM said...

Hi Sue,

What a beautiful card! Love all die sets you used; so lacy, elegant and feminine and work beautifully together. The pearls really finish off the card. I cannot imagine this card without the pearls, to be honest.
Love the sentiment … we all are so special for some people that we have in our lives and you, Sue, are special for us all.

Pam – Glad that you are Ok.
Beverly - Belated Birthday greetings to you. I hope you had a lovely day.
Alison - happy anniversary!
Stephanie K. – Check Ecstasy Crafts site, they might have CE glue.
PP & Laine - Where are you? You both missed my big round b-day! I am not happy about that:) Seriously, I really hope you are OK and come back soon. You are missed by so many of us.

Stephanie, Latenight SandyH , Crewe Trish, Lynne L, Frances, Izzy, CraftySuetoo, Elaine, Pat L, Helen Bell, Donita, Pam, Maria (I apologize if i miss some names)– Thank you so much ladies, for your wishes. I had an amazing day yesterday: presents (including a Spellbinders Platinum Die Cutting and Embossing Machine. My hubby was trying to convince me to choose a Gemini but, I am still a newbie, I don’t sell cards so … one day maybe.) and lots of phone calls from all my family and high school friends from back home. We spent all day outside by the lake, enjoying the sunny day (25 degrees), went for a short visit to see our son (he’s busy with midterm exams this week, interviews etc.) and having dinner to a nice restaurant. My boss gave me a gift on Friday, she wanted to be the first one! Today I got gifts from some of my coworkers and for sure more will come. Our son is coming home this weekend and we plan to go out for dinner and have the cake and champagne at home. Talking about presents, I got a new pair of red shoes … I know this is one of favorite subjects to talk about, for our friends Saba & Laine. As Donita said, the big round b-days should be celebrated all year so yes, so my celebration continues because I am so special for some people:)

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

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. WOW This is a very feminine card and the colour is beautiful. I had a quick look at the rest of the colours and I think us foundation card lovers will be so pleased with all the new colours.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Marie P. From Coppull. said...

Beautiful card Sue. I too love the new blue.
Glad you are OK Pam. Is your vision a bit wonky today.?
I love reading this blog every morning as by the end of the day my poorly eyes wont let me read much.

Love and hugs
Marie P.

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Lots of georgeous detail. Stunning xx

DeCor said...

Beautiful card today. Love the columba Gemini die. The colouR's and lace reminds me of a bygone era. Terrific colour.

DeCor said...

Beautiful card today. Love the columba Gemini die. The colouR's and lace reminds me of a bygone era. Terrific colour.