Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Magic of Christmas

Hi bloggers!  Today's video card is a lovely pearl blue and silver card that just says Christmas all over it!  It happens to be one of my favourites, hope you like it too!

 The finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x  8 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Lovely card Sue, gorgeous monochrome beauty.
Yorkie Girl, lovely to see you back. Hope life is a little less hectic now, take care with the arthritis.
Maureen I know I should downsize my tree, it would make life easier. Generally Kelly and the boys get it out if the loft, assemble it, make sure the lights are working then leave me to decorate it. Takes a full day just for that. Love the effect though.
June, get off the naughty step, it's nearly Christmas, at this rate you will be sat there till 2018.
Elaine, hope you get your laptop sorted, can't manage without mine.
Rosemary, no date yet, get my BP checked next week. How are you doing, well I hope.
Saba, hope you are less tired today, you do too much.
Took the twins fir their haircut yesterday to the Turkish Barber/Hair shop, the are becoming young men, where does the time go.
Have a good day everyone, plenty of hugs to go round. Also thinking of our poorly and missing friends.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a beautiful card so pretty.
I shall have a go at this one.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. It's such a potty the true colours don't show as you described, it's showing black and silver on my screen but still extremely beautiful and I'm looking forward to watching the tutorial.
Sending love hugs and happiness to you this Tuesday xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Lovely card and a great video. I'm seeing black and silver on my screen too but it doesn't matter, I think it would be great in lots of different colours. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
A true beauty today it's so pretty.
Jan x

hollyberry said...

Really beautiful card.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, such a beautiful card, I will watch the video later whilst I have my breakfast, looking forward to seeing it.

Pam, I reiterate all you have said, hope things are better at work now. OK I am off the naughty step, was very good yesterday, no sweets, crisps, chocolate or anything so feel better in myself. I bet the twins feel a bit lighter now after the haircut.

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

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue a stunning card today, love all the elements together. Off to watch the video. Have a good day everyone. Bx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very very lovely!

Debra K. said...

Wonderful! Debra x

Karen Drew said...

Beautiful card so pretty. I thought it was black and white til I watched the video.
Karen xx

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and Wilsonettes,

Your video is enjoyable as usual, and the many elements of this card are lovely, but to me it goes a little over the top. I might try without the snowflakes since I don't have them. Love the poinsettia checkerboard and the berry boughs and the Holly Swirls.

Now that you say, Maureen Killen, about how shopping gets earlier each year, we've been hearing Black Friday all month since November began. I don't know why people wait to do their shopping when everyone else is out there. I used to think if I didn't have gifts bought by October, I was sunk. Now I might make a donation in someone's name, and that's it.

Best to all,

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful, really love this stylish card xxx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. Stunning card this morning . The colours with the silver and blue give the card a truly Christmas feel. I will watch the video a little later, Thank you for sharing.
crafty hugs and well wishes to all.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...


carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, lovely card and sentiment. I can image this is a red colour against all the white. Carol x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card with lots of gorgeous details.x

Chris Curry said...

A lovely card Sue. I really like the border, the flowersa and sprays that add that extra touch. Thank you, have a good day. Xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Stunning card , perfect for a special person.


Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
blue,silver and white are my favorite Christmas colors and this card is just lovely.
will watch the video later
Muriel x

Netty The Runner said...

Absolutely stunning card Sue.
Annette x

hazel young said...

Lovely card sue xx hazel

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I'm looking forward to watching the video later.
B xx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous colours on today’s pretty card. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Wow what a beautiful card & I love the colour combinations you have used. Yvonne xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, this card is showing up as black and silver on my screen, but nevertheless it is a lovely card. I will watch the video later with my little a grandson, as he loves watching 'pretty lady card' as he calls your videos. I am training him early (lol)

Love Rosemarie X X

Heather Rogers said...

Good Morning Sue

Such a beautiful card I too thought it was black and silver which would be good also . I see now there is the corner of one photo that just catches the lovely blue sheen. I will watch the video with a coffee later.....

Have a great day

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue a truly stunning card this morning. Lovely colours and the dies are fabulous.

Barbara V

Jan Sayer said...

Clever use of the dies. Pretty card.

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A very beautiful card i love the design and it has class written all over it .

Pam i do hope our friend can sort my laptop and i wont be coming home without it ,the boys are certainly growing up once they start to visit the barbers , expensive time too .
i will echo your comments again as i have to be at our friends by 9.30 .

Sending huggles to all especially my besties .

Elaine H X

Bluefairy4U said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card and thank you for the video inspirations. Hope you have a lovely day big hugs Jo. Xxxx

Yorkie girl said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Thank you Pam for your welcome back don’t know about less hectic but better managed I think ๐Ÿค” my time management leaves a lot to be desired My hubby likes a real tree and as he had to make do with our old artificial one last year with me having my surgery and hopping around the thing trying to decorate it So I won’t begrudge him a real one this year well that’s until I have to clean up after xmas. Lol.
Elaine I see you nearly had a fall I hope you are ok my mum used to say take more water with it lol ๐Ÿ˜† hugs
Rosemary hope things are looking brighter for you and you have got yourself on an even keel as I said yesterday thank you for caring.
Well I am sitting in my PJ having breakfast and I need to get a shower before taking my other half for his appointment so I will love ya and leave ya and wish you all a wonderful day
Hugs to all take care
Theresa G xx

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a stunning card today, really gorgeous. Definately a statement card for those special people in your like. The colour combination is so sophisticated too. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam echoing your comments today xxx
Tracey sending hugs xxx
Elaine I hope you're laptop gets sorted soon, what a pain xxx

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Really Christmasy this morning I can feel the frost that comes with it. Just beautiful and I will try to replicate it. I don't have all the dies you have used but i can improvise with what I do have and give some of them a dusting off. Best Wishes to all. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. A really gorgeous and expensive looking card today. The Blue & Silver give it that touch of class. Will have a try at making this one following your tutorial video. Take Care everyone the weather is definitely getting colder.
Best Wishes
Denise T x

Clai01 said...

Gorgeous absoutely gorgeous card. x

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, such opulence on a dreary Tuesday Morning!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card - so intricate a the colours show it off so well xx

Marleine Rayner said...

Morning Sue.

Beautiful card.

The photos don’t do it justice but the video does. Colours are gorgeous. X

Scottydog said...

Good morning Sue, like others I am seeing the card in black & silver, but it makes no difference it is a beautiful card. Will watch the video later. I didn't comment on yesterday's card as I was travelling, but the colours on that were lovely, making for a soft, feminine clean cut card.
Thank you for all your inspiration.

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue.
Really beautiful card and so elegant in your chosen colours, love it
Marion S x

Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

Sublime card, it's absolutely perfect!!!

Krafty Runner x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

A very striking card this morning, love the deep rich blue pearl cardstock and all those swirls and berry fronds and of course your must-have poinsettias, they're the best on the market I think and I use them every Christmas on at least half the cards I make...


Suemac said...

Beautiful card

BenteS said...

Beautiful Christmas card, so filled with lovely details!

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
What an exquisite card - When I first saw it on Youtube I fell in love with it and seeing it again now, in even more detail, it's even lovelier. The colours are beautiful (but it would look good in black, too, as some of your photos didn't pick up the blue) and the design/dies are just stunning. Loving it!
Hugs, Rose

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue what a beauty today a lovely Christmas card the colours are lovely as are the dies thank you sue
Love always
June hoffocks xxxxxxx

CHERYL Brown said...

Hi Sue,

Your Christmas never fail to amaze me with their diverse and beautiful arrangements.

Look for ward to watching the video later, I'm still cutting out the panto costumes, just need to do the bodice linings for the Emerald City chorus dresses.

(hugs) to all poorly fellow Wilsonettes.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

hettygarlick said...

I love that midnight blue pearl card. It makes a wonderful background for cards, as this beautiful one shows.

Anne said...

Love the way you have used the poinsettia border, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Dragonsnap2 said...

Stunning! Will watch the video later when I have time to concentrate on it.
Hope everyone has the best day possible.
Crafty hugs,
D xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, I love the colour combination. Thanks for the video.

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Stunning card I love the poinsettia striplet &the snowflake die
Welcome back Yorkie girl hope that arthritis is being kept at bay
Sending caring hugs to all who need them

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for the video, enjoyed watching it.

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue So Beautiful. love Jean Z xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - absolutely stunning. Just beautiful with the midnight blue. I'm always using the poinsettias and finishing touches. Thank you for your wonderful video too. Sending best wishes

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning sue
A beautiful card and lots of gorgeous detail
Catherine V94xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue, such a very pretty card love the colours.
VCCumbria xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this is a stunning card I can't wait to watch the video, they are always so inspiring. I need to get a cup of tea first. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
Another lovely Christmas card. I love this pearl
blue card and I used it a lot in my Christmas cards.
Evis M.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

This card somehow does scream Christmas - love the die behind the sentiment (looks like either a star or snowflake) but the whole construction and colour combo is fab....Must have a go at this....Thanks for sharing

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, This is a gorgeous Christmas card.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Absolutely love this

craftynanna said...

Gorgeous card Sue, hugs to all Johanna

Rosemary Stickland said...

Simply stunning!!!
Rosemary xx

rosemary powell said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Sue a beautiful card today, a bit ott but it is Christmas and I will definitely be having a go.
Pam and Theresa G . I thought I was getting somewhere with my Epilepsy but had another attack this morning along with a migraine don't know if the two are arthritis and spine wearing away giving me hope but hey ho people worse off. Am still waiting for results for my mammogram but hoping no news is good news. Am talking to doc tomorrow.pam the boys must have enjoyed their first trip to the barbers, part of growing up.Love and huggles to you both.
Elaine hope you have recovered from your fall. You must get that lap top fixed, we will miss you so much other wise.love and huggles to you all.
Tracy sweetheart thinking of you special love and huggles.
Crewe Trish and Donita love and huggles to you both.
Laine where are you? Am missing you. Love and huggles. Ann thinking of you and your brother love and huggles and to you all xxxxxxxxx ๐ŸŒผ

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for the great video and lovely card, I always learn so much from watching you

Pam echoing you and sending love and hugs to everyone with a special one for Tracy
Pat xx

Kate's Cards said...

Very opulent.

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous card really love the colours and dies used as always, going to make a cuppa and watch video in a minute.
Pam I love decorating my tree I have a 7ft one and treated myself a couple of years ago to a prelit one which has helped so much I normally get my grandson to get it down and help put to up he has always had a day with Nan doing it then decorating it together, I will miss it this year as will be away.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them

Have a good day all

Sunnybec said...

A really pretty card, I like two coloured ones, black and gold, black and silver, white and red, white and blue they just looks so classy.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous Christmas card. Lovely colours with beautiful poinsettias, holly swirls and sentiment. Very elegant.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a really beautiful card and I am not surprised that it is one of your favourites. The blue pearl and silver card show up really well on the video. I have everything except the snowflake die so will try something similar and maybe even one in red and gold.

Maureen & Myra - the man arrived alone 2.25 hours into a 4 hour slot so not too bad but it took nearly 3 hours! Luckily power was only off for part of it but we missed our lunchtime coffee and I was getting ready to break out the parkas and snow boots lol.


Poppyfield Card Crafts said...

Morning Sue

WOW, a beautiful, opulent Christmas card today, needless to say I love it!

June x

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, a great video and a beautiful card.

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

An elegant card, love the swirl. Nice colours too.

Love Helen xxx

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

julie laz said...

Beautiful sue, love this card, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Margaret Rogers said...

Lovely card Sue, but a little bit bigger than the cards I usually make
Margaret x

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous and elegant Sue
Gr Karin

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Great Card and dies and lovely colour scheme. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
I Love Video Tutorial Days, Especially Christmas Card Days I Find Them Extremely Helpful......
Today’s Card Is Just Magnificent, I Also Believe Any Recipient Would Just Love An Exceptional Card
Like This, The Midnight Blue Pearl Card Is So Luxurious As With All The Other Colours Within
The Collection (I’ve Got My Fingers Crossed ๐Ÿคž๐ŸคžThat Next Year They Will Get A Ruby Red Pearl
Also A Beautiful Pearl Green Foundation Card)
Products Used In Today’s Card:-
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Silver Shine Pearl/Midnight Blue Pearl Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression Silver Chrome Glitter Kiss”
“Creative Expression Self Adhesive Flat Backed White Pearls 3mm/5mm
“Creative Expression Clear Christmas Sayings Stamps” (20 Stamps) (Great Set Of Stamps With Lots Of Extras Example
Christmas Stocking/Different Size Snowflakes)
“Jet Black Archival Ink Pad”
Star’s In Today’s Card:-
“Sue Wilson’s Classic Poinsettia Die Set” (From The Festive Collection 8 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Berry Bough Die Set” (From The Festive Collection 2 Cutting Dies 2017 Collection)
“Sue Wilson’s Holly Swirl Die Set” (From The Festive Collection 1 Cutting Die 2017 Collection)
“Sue Wilson’s Checkered Poinsettia Border Die Set” (From The Festive Collection 1 Cutting Die 2017 Collection)
“Sue Wilson’s Scalloped Snowflake Frame Die Set” (From The Festive Collection 6 Cutting Dies 2017 Collection)
“Sue Wilson’s Art Deco Snowflake Frame Die Set” (From The Festive Collection 4 Cutting Dies 2017 Collection)
Today’s Card Is Extremely Rich/Opulent, You Started By Cutting The Checkered Poinsettia Border, You Mentioned That
This Could Be Extended Etc:- Once You’d Cut This Out In The Beautiful Silver Shine Pearl Card Then You Extended
Slightly Then Added White Card Behind Plus 3mm Pearls (Adding Acrylic GlueTo Secure The Pearls To The Poinsettias)
Then You Attached This To Your Blue Pearl Card, Leaving A Small Gap All Around.
Sue, Then You Added Mounting Foam To The Back Then Placed This To Your Piece Of White Card With Your
Famous/Signature/Piercing Plus A Silver/Blue/White Mat/Layer................
For The Focal Point You Cut Out The Scalloped Snowflake Outer Frame In Silver Pearl Card Then Placed Two Of
The Decorative Cutting Dies From The Set Back Onto The Snowflake Die, Which Cuts A Beautiful Decorative Design
Once This Had Been Done You Cut Out A White Scalloped Snowflake Frame Using The Outer Cutting Die To Back
Your Beautiful Decorative Cutting Die, You Placed Mounting Foam On The Back.
Sue, You Then Cut Out Another Scalloped Snowflake Frame Die Using The Outer Cutting Die In White You Cut This In
Half, Then You Showed Us How You Find It Easier To Keep The Pieces Together By Adding Tape To The Back With A
Gap In The Middle, You Then Attached This To The Silver/White Scalloped Snowflake But This Time You Offset It Slightly
So You Have A Truly Tremendous Focal Point.
You Then Accented Your Magical Card With Beautiful Swirls/Berry Boughs Cut In White Gluing Into Place, Plus
The Tremendous White Poinsettias Which You’d Added A Touch Of Silver Chrome To The Edges Of The Leaves, Gluing
A 5mm Pearl Within The Centre Of Each One.
You Stamped Your Sentiment Then Cut It Out Using The Centre Die From The Art Deco Snowflake Adding A Touch Of
Silver Glitter Kiss To The Edges.............................
Today’s Card Is A First Class Masterpiece Just Phenomenal, Fantastic Video Tutorial With Lots Of Tips/Techniques
Sue, Thank You So Very Much For Sharing I Love Your Exceptional Video Tutorials/Exceptional Blog I Appreciate
Everything You Do thank You So Very Much.............
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs ๐Ÿค—
Love From Sam xxx

CCM said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, a little bit too busy for me, but all dies that you have used and the sentiment are beautiful. I will watch the video later.

Pam - Time flies, indeed, even we don’t realize it every moment … the kids/ grandchildren are growing up, we are getting older … this is life. I have a co-worker (man) who doesn’t like getting older and he’s constantly complaining about it. … It is so annoying to her him whining about getting older almost every day. I told him the other day that every day is a blessing, so many others didn’t have the chance to get at his age, he’s 48 only. Since he went back home to see his old, sick father, who divorced a few ladies because he always wanted only young girls around him and now he’s alone, my co -worker got scare, I think. He’s his father’s son, it all I can say.
Elaine – Hugs for you and yours.
Donita – To make a donation in somebody’s name, it is a great idea. You always have great ideas!
Yorkie girl - Welcome back.
Myra – Sending a hug to you and one to Elizabeth. I know how difficult is when somebody so dear to you is ill and you are so far.

Have a great week everyone,
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
What an absolutely stunning card! I have that navy card and I'm reluctant to use it because it's too beautiful lol! Do you know I've never thought of extending lengthways with the striplet only widthways I really don't know why I haven't lol! The holly swirl die is gorgeous and so useful!
Hugs x
Heather T

Jean said...

Very pretty!

ursula said...

A very pretty card Sue...just up my street, the poinsettia and the swirl just finish it off....luv Ursula xx

barbara macaskill said...

A black and silver card says Merry, Merry Christmas to me! Love the color combination! TFS!

val jones said...

Oh how lovely. I love busy cards. Many thanks for the idea.
Love Val in Spainxxx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Stunning Christmas card loving the Navy and silver touches gorgeous.


Annx without an "e"

Vie Carter said...

Lie it ? - I love it


karenlotty said...

Beautiful card I am using a pearl navy for a lot of my cards this year! I must try adding silver to it

Janet Wilson said...

Fab card!

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I completely understand why you like this card so much. Love the poinsettia border die, for some reason this one seems to have passed me by and will have to go on my Christmas List with all the other ones.


djones said...

What a lovely card, no wonder you like it Sue!!
Anyone would love to receive it!

Doreen x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
This card is definitely one for the special people in our lives most of my cards are blue and silver this year.
Rosemary so sorry to hear you have had another fit I hope your talk with your doctor goes well.Theresa my time management skills leave a lot to be desired as well there are not enough hours in the day.Elaine I hope you and your family are well.Donita my problem is I have all my family with birthdays before Christmas so I have to be ultra organised but losing my brother has made things hard.Talking of Christmas trees did I have a senior moment but did Sue used to post pictures of her Christmas trees?hugs to Tracy

Narrowboat girl said...

This card is just stunning Sue. I have most of these dies so will be trying my own version of it for my Aunt who loves a big statement card

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Love today's card, it's really striking and a statement piece.
Pam, no keep hold of your tree. Every time I go to Rachel's and see mine in their sitting room I think to myself "why did I let it go"? Children seem to grow up so fast now, don't they?
Donita, I've bought quite a few presents on line this year, and some of my friends and younger relations don't send cards. They donate to various charities instead, which makes a lot of sense.
Yorkie Girl, nice to see you. I gave up on having real Christmas trees when I was still finding needles the next November ha ha.
Elaine, hope you get your laptop fixed and glad you are no longer on the naughty step!!!
Cheryl, oh I thought you'd finished cutting the costumes. It's a good job you volunteered.
Rosemary, sorry to read that you are so poorly.
Fluffycat, oh been there, got the T shirt. I hope everything is working correctly now!
Carmen, sending love.
Yvonne and Laine, I will be in touch.
love to all who are poorly or missing.
Maureen (frendly Myra's fiend) xxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

I don’t know about the Magic of Christmas but this card is magic - absolutely gorgeous!
Doreen R

sued99 said...

Wow. Such a lot in one card. Must watch the video and find out the details. X

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

A gorgeous card but the photographs don't really do it justice. Lovely design and use of your dies. The video was super with so many useful hints and tips. Thank you For sharing.

Have a wonderful day.


Di said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely stunning card, love it. Love the dies too.
Di B.x

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is totally stunning and beautiful, i love the layout and the colours.
Those dies look so good together, i love this one.

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Great card today. Love the silver and white.

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful Card love the colours.
Thank you, Hugs Brenda xxx

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
WOW stunning card it's so elegant no wonder you like it. Love the colour's
Wonderful video as usual. Thank you Sue.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful colour scheme and dies

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
It’s taken me all day to get here but I’ve arrived!! I actually watched the video this morning after I’d been to the Dentist! I do love the colours you have used today and I have that snowflake Die set but never used it like that! It’s so effective. Love the Glitter Kiss on the Poinsettias as well! I don’t have the Striplet but I do have the Holly Swirl Die and it must be on nearly every card I’ve made so far! It’s such a lovely shape.
Thank you for a really helpful video and a gorgeous card!
Carmen - I’m sending a hug or two back to you as I know it isn’t easy being away from your family. Especially when illness strikes!
Frances - glad you didn’t have to wait the full time but I bet you had cold noses!! I have this vision of you and your husband huddled up in blankets wearing fingerless gloves and woolly hats!
Elaine - it’s taken me about a week to mention this but I’m sorry you almost had a fall . I’m a bit slow sometimes! Ok , before anyone else says it, particularly first thing in the morning!!
I can’t give up my big Christmas tree! I love Christmas . Maureen - buy another one! Don’t tell George I said that though or he won’t speak to me again!
Ok ladies on a controversial note! How are the Christmas Cards and Shopping coming along! I’ve been looking in Store and buying on line . That way I don’t wear myself out . My husband is complaining about the cardboard boxes though!
Got to go! You’ll be pleased to know - love to all who are missing! Hugs for Laine and PP. hugs for Wheely- hope you are ok !
Myra ( Friend of Maureen! ) xx

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
What a fabulous card. I loved the video, you are right there was a lot going on but it was fascinating watching you put all the elements together. Love the blue and silver combination, perfect Christmas colours.

Pam I was so tired yesterday, it's been a bit of a stressful couple of weeks, I won't go into the ins and outs but hopefully things will improve soon.
Elaine I hope you have got your laptop sorted!
Yorkie Girl, I've been trying for years to persuade my other half to let us have an artificial tree but not only is he stubborn but he's German as well and they like their real trees! I blame Prince Albert
Rosemary I'm so sorry you are having such a rough time, hope the results come back ok for you.
Frances glad you didn't need the winter survival kit, it's not easy crafting in a parka.
Carmen you are spot on, we should count everyday as a blessing and not moan about getting older, the alternative is much worse.
Crewe Trish Christmas will be hard for you this year losing your brother, hope having your family around you will ease your pain.
Yvonne and Lorraine, missing you lots
Love and hugs
Saba xxx

Littlelamb said...

Beaut Card today Sue. Love it and the colours. Thank you Sue. Hope you get your laptop fixed Elaine. Don't know what I would do without my iPad. Echoing Pam's comments today. Sorry this is short but didn't sleep well last night so very tired now.

Betty McAlister said...

Beautiful Christmas card Sue. Love the pearl blue which shows up perfectly on your video. xx

Eunice said...

WOW what a beautiful card Sue, love the colors that you have used!!

Karen M said...

Hi Sue,
Just watched your video,brilliant as usual,great colour's & die's they make a beautiful card,
Best wishes
Karen M

Suzzette Yandle said...

A stunner of a card design. Love the balance you achieved with the delicate berry spray and the solid poinsettia. A lovely floral piece.

Latenight SandyH said...

Magnificent card. If you can't go over the top at Christmas, when can you? Love the pearl blue. The Poinsettias and Holly Swirls diagonally add touches of luxury. I've become so used to snipping off the holly for everyday cards that I'll have to concentrate to make sure I don't get scissor-happy when I start on Christmas cards.

Elaine, fingers crossed for the laptop.
Rosemarie, love your grandson's phrase.
Take care everyone.

Jan.moogie said...


ang said...

Lovely card and great video, love the effect of the frame need to do this angx

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Very elegant.

Tressa said...

The navy and silver seem the ideal combination, I must try it. I have to say I rather liked the card at the simple stage with just the trellis and star on it... think I would be inclined to leave it at that when making it myself to show up the beauty of the star.

I like the addition of glitter kiss to the edges of the poinsettias.... set me thinking.......


Marie from Longridge said...

Fabulous card Sue and great video. I really should be doing some unpacking as another load from storage was delivered last night but I always look for your posting before anything else.
I also love to read the comments but sometimes I have to skip a bit.
Hugs to all.
Marie P.

Laura O' Connor said...

Totally stunning sue. Fantastic card. Laura O Springfield

Fikreta said...

gorgeous card!