Thursday, 2 November 2017

Ransom Note Birthday

Hi bloggers!  Our first sentiment die of the autumn release is up first today.  While it is part of the Expressions category, it was designed to work well with the Industrial Chic collection.  The goal for this one was to be a bit quirky, hence the ransom note design with the mixed fonts.  It can easily be cut apart to be used in one line or two lines and you may have noticed it on the Industrial Chic Frame and Tag sample done that way.  I think this one will be a real go to for your male oriented cards in the future.  If you would like to be included in this drawing, just leave me a comment on this post.  I would love to hear what you think of the launch so far!  The next blog post has been scheduled for 12 noon today.  I hope to see you back here then!  All for now, Sue x
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168 comments:

Pam Hartlepool said...

Day 3 starts with a gorgeous card and die set. This will be so useful for the younger set too, quite funky.
This launch is certainly generating lots if varied interest and comments. You do like to stir our creative juices Sue.
Carmen, I think I named you well when I called you Dorothy, it has certainly caught on.
June, has Colin weakened yet.
Elaine, I hooe Andrew is feeling better, he is a very strong willed person. Hugs fir him and you.
Donita, how are things going, any sign of being reconnected yet, it must be so difficult for you, we take basic things like heat water and electricity for granted.
Ah well, I thought it was going too well at work,my manager handed me a letter yesterday giving niotice of a formal action meeting, next Wednesday.. She still says there are no such thing as Soecial circumstances so I to,d her I had spoken to the union and they say there is. Just when I'm trying to keep my blood pressure down, talk about stress.
My basket is full of hugs fir all, help yourselves to whatever is needed, some fir the poorly and missing friends too.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Wow This is so lovely thank you.
How do you do it you are amazing.
Take care Kitty.

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, another awesome card, and a great sentiment die. Your designs for this release are amazing, and there are now so many new items on my ever growing "need it" list. Have a great day everyone. Bx

ang said...

Lovely sentiment die Angela Jervis

Lyn Cleasby said...

This looks great, noticed it on the earlier cards and hoped it was coming soon. Such an exciting collection, Sue.

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue

another great card using your amazing dies. This one will be so useful
Pat x

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, great sentiment die on another fantastic background. This die is going on my list as I think this will be very useful and well used especially on cards for men.
Marion S x

hollyberry said...

Great die,so useful.

Nanny Joo Joo from sunny Scunny said...

Good morning Sue.

Loving the quirkiness of this design.

Love,

Nanny JooJoo from sunny Scunny xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Now this sentiment die is a real must have for me.It's so bold and striking and versatile.I am sure it would get lots of use.
Jan x

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Almost there ☺ I'm loving the background on this sample, I've raided our local Bernardo shop for books to rip stick and age with inks for a few cards .... hey, I'm a 'Grungy ' lol and the way the train comes bursting through like that looks amazing. So, I'm waiting with excitement to see what comes out way today before we pack up for a drive deep into farmland tomorrow to avoid all those horrible awful fireworks that frighten and stress our 4paws beyond belief I do wish the law could be changed to stop back garden type fireworks and leave it to the private displays - talking about gardens Sue ☺ .......

Love the background today.
Sending a wheelbarrow full of hugs your way xxx

Lancashire Steph xxx

TOB said...

This is a nice bold sentiment, Would look lovely on an card. Hugs. xx Mad craftgirl

Yvonne19856 said...

Morning Sue and everyone.
A great card for a man Sue, and the unusual sentiment really looks good.
I bet Tim Holtz will also love these dies and cards as much as I do. Xxx

Yvonne19856 said...

Morning Sue and everyone.
A great card for a man Sue, and the unusual sentiment really looks good.
I bet Tim Holtz will also love these dies and cards as much as I do. Xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous sentiment die and lovely card.

Barbara V

hazel young said...

Lovely card and die Sue xx hazel

rosiejt said...

Another great die. Love then all so far!

Catherine Lyons said...

Good morning Sue
A gorgeous card love the background and a great die .
Catherine V94 xx.

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue,
Yup, had to get this one, too. It's especially nice without the exclamation point.

Pam, so sorry her error caused you any consternation. She is just wrong, and she might be sorry if there's a consequence for bullying workers. Still, my heart would be pounding if that happened to me. You always seem to gain strength from manager misbehavior.

Laine, you are a master of hyperbole!

Maureen Killen and Myra, Oh! You mean Guy Fawkes! I see what you mean about long memories. In looking him up, I also learned what the drawn part of drawn and quartered meant. One of the beach communities here has a Guy Fawkes day toward the end of the summer. Basically they have an end-of-summer bonfire. With a reenactment.

Power is still out. The estimate is Thursday at 2 p.m., about when I leave for work. It's really not so bad, but I rejoiced when an earlier estimate put it at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday. I'll be happy when it does come back on. One thinks of Puerto Rico. I have a lot of respect for the resilience of people coping for months without power or fuel or distribution systems.

Enjoy your Thursday releases and keep your embossing powder dry,
Love,
Donita



Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I like the quirkiness of this die and the background is winning me over but the curled edges I can't cope with yet maybe one day.
I am off to the NEC today so elbow pads at the ready you need them to get near any stall that sells your dies.
Pam they are doing their best to make you go voluntarily so they don't have to pay you out make sure you have someone with you but but your health and sanity is more important Donita I hope the power is finally back on.Elaine I hope Andrew feels better today

Maria Illsley said...

A great die Sue xx

Barbara (C) said...

Another great addition for our collections. Always enjoy the samples shown to start our inspiration journey. BarbaraC,Kent

Debra Kenworthy said...

What a great card! Loving the mixed font sentiment. x

Nancy Soetaert said...

Please STOP showing all those beautiful dies! My wishlist will be soooooooooooo long ;-)
Lovely die, special, fun, ... and your card is awesome!
Na,cy

Snuffy Snoo said...

Morning Sue
Great card....love the background!! I totally adore this die....very quirky...and something just a bit different!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. Fantastic sentiment die this morning . I can see this die making the card and great one for the men but I can also see it being cut in girly colours.
Sending hugs and well wishes to all.. Wendy

Chris Curry said...

I love this die so much I am already waiting for it to be delivered, and so excited at the thought of what I will be able to do with it. Thank you Sue. Xx

Sunnybec said...

Sentiments are always useful, and I don't have enough yet, thanks for the chance to win this one. Linda

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Love the mixed fonts in this die. Great card for the guys in our lives.x
Janice K AC Bucks

Netty The Runner said...

Fabulous card Sue, so many good ideas for the guys. The sentiment is great for a guy to, the way that you have made it, if doesn’t look ‘girly’.

Anonymous said...

GM Sue. Very different. CraftyClareW

Dragonsnap2 said...

Well I wasn’t sure about this sentiment die when I first saw it but having seen it in use on your various samples I love it and have added it to my very long wish list. Another great start to the day and a fabulous card.
Pam that’s the last thing you need so hope all goes well. I assume you can have your union rep with you at the meeting. Otherwise I advise you to talk to ACAS. They are very helpful and will only mediate if you request it but will give you plenty of advice.
Off to the NEC shortly for the Hobbycrafts show.
Hope everyone has the best day possible.
Crafty hugs,
D xx

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
Love this quirky Birthday die and perfect for the younger generation I know my grandchildren would love it.

Pam sorry to hear about your work is there no end for yo, I do hope it gets sorted soon and you try to keep calm as well for your own sake xx

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day all
Love#
Sharon
xxx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great sentiment die.

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, well you are certainly stirring up the inspiration with this release. This one is great too. The list is getting longer.x

Karen Drew said...

Loved this die when I saw it yesterday. It looks amazing as the focal point. Great for mens cards when you are at a loss of what to do
Luv
Karen xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a lovely sentiment die today, I like this one because there are so many times when I wished that 'Birthday' was shorter and you have done it amazingly. I would love to win this one.

Pam I reiterate all you have said above, please try not to worry too much about next Wednesday's meeting, I would however see that you have plenty of support, ie union rep, your daughter if possible or anyone else you can think of. Anyone would get high blood pressure when this happens.

Any news of the op yet.

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

FoxyG Gilly said...

Fabulous die, and the card is great. Love the background.

Sandra Holmes said...

very quirky!

sandyh(hull)

Jan.moogie said...

Still doing it for me this funky greeting is right up my ally. Keep them coming Sue am loving it so far, it feels like you have got inside my head and made these dies just for me. Thank you, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Great quirky sentiment!
Doreen R

stitchingranny said...

Greetings, whether classy or quirky, are always a great thing to have. This one does not necessarily need to be steam punk and would be great for teenage cards. Is there a railway engine stamp or dye coming up I wonder, oh I do hope so. Coming from a Railway family it would be a must have for me.
I am off on my holidays in about an hour so posts may be a little sporadic whilst I play catch-up in the evenings whilst I am away.

Hugs to everyone
Helen (stitchingranny) xx

Anne said...

I love this die, Sue, as it is so versatile. I also love the way the train is bursting out of the paper - so clever. I'm another one off to the NEC today.

Anne (Northampton)

scrAPpamondo said...

A perfect word die to compliment the others of the same collection!
Beautiful card!

Jan Sayer said...

Always good to see a happy birthday die - really like this.
Jan
Northampton

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW What away to start day 3 with another fantastic card. The background is beautiful and I love the way you have the train coming out of the card. I noticed this die yesterday and thought it would go beautifully with all of the Industrial Chic die's. I would just like to say a big THANKS for the first two days of your launch it was brilliant to see all those fantastic cards and you have given me and most of your followers the inspiration to try something different.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Betty McAlister said...

Morning Sue..... another fabulous card to open day 3. Yet again your background is gorgeous with the train breaking through, but your new sentiment die is a must have too. No favourites, love them all!!!
Pam, I'm so sorry you're having such a hard time lately. Get all the help you can. You deserve better.
Donita, love your comment, keep your embossing powder dry. !!!!
Xx

susyjune said...

Stunning card yet again

P Austen said...

Morning Sue, very quirky. Like the little engine stamp too. Hugs xx Pauline in RSA

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Beautiful sentiment, love the font. I'm loving this new launch, it's just so different.
Pam, there's a name for your manager but I won't say it! Just make sure you go into that meeting with a whole team of people with you and your paperwork detailing the bullying and harassment you have been subject to, and she'll soon regret her actions. Don't let them force you out without compensation. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

PharmacyMichele said...

Great card, love the background.

Michele

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

This collection is getting better and better as the posts go by.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx


Glennis said...

I love the style of this die

BenteS said...

Great card, and I love the design of this sentiment die!

CHERYL Brown said...

Pam,

Keep breathing dear heart and calm down. It's good to have some news even if it was not what you were expecting. At least now you can plan an action with your Union rep in response of the letter. Your manager has totally got it wrong and she is probably trying to cover herself and her lack of initiative in sorting it out earlier. Keep strong.
Gurt (((((HUGS))))) coming your way. Cheryl xxx

Scottydog said...

What an unusual card & due. It's brilliant the way the train is coming through the paper - I would never have thought of that! This die will be most useful & I think it will look good on funky teenage cards. Thank you Sue for the inspiration. By the way I'm loving the backgrounds to all your cards, they are great.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Loving the different fonts as that definitely adds to the quirkiness. The train coming crashing through is superb I love doing things like that. Yvonne xx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card and great die. This die would work well for all genders and ages and I love how you could snip the letters apart and say Happy day.
All those headed for the NEC, have fun.
B xx

margaret driscoll said...

Hello Sue
The Fog is thick this morning and all the windows are misted up too!
Always good to see a happy birthday die I really like this one another must have!
Pam why is she Bullying you again I thought this had stopped!
Love Marg in [Bristol]

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
My goodness Girl you aint half pulled out all the stops ,a lovely sentiment die it will be very useful and a cracking card , love how the train is pulling out of the background ,i will use this idea on my Scrapbook page , sure genius Sue i love it .

Pam i think your manager is wicked , she knows how ill you have been and more stress is not good at this time ,its a pity you cant stick her on her broomstick and throw her into the universe , i don't suppose it was a trick or treat letter ? NO thought not . just you try not to worry and get the union to be with you on the day . sending big gentle hugs right back to you my lovely xxx

To all going to the NEC enjoy !!

Hope you all have a lovely day .
Big hugs to all
Elaine H X

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,

a real "industrial" Happy Birthday! die...
I admire all your backgrounds. They are stunning.

Rolf xxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
OMG! They are just getter better every post! I love the font, die and background!
Hugs x
Heather T

karenlotty said...

Lovely card and this die “sang” to me when I saw it on pre-launch It is lovely and quirky

gwen70 said...

Great die and card Sue

June Horrocks said...

I just love this card the dies are fab the train πŸš‚ bursting out of the awsum background is just beautiful I think you will know my opinion of this launch dear sue
Junehorrocks xxxxxxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I love the way this sentiment looks, it would be so useful for many different cards.

Pam, so sorry to hear that your manager is causing trouble again. As other people have said, have your u ion rep, your daughter and anyone else you can think of and mountains of paperwork. Please don't let them upset you. We are all behind you and if necessary will all come and sort her out - that would be a sight to behold. X

Love Rosemarie Fishlock X X

Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

Gorgeous sentiment, love the font and styling a real great focal element.

Krafty Runner x

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, what a great start to day three of your launch and no you have not disappointed, another lovely die, like the different fonts in this one.
Wendyx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
I noticed this fabulous die earlier and love the font, a definite must have for so many styles of cards. Another great background too
Hugs
Muriel x

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

This is now top of the must-have list - I'm collecting your Expressions dies anyway and this one is so different that I can't live without it now....loving the launch so far and all the fabulous backgrounds too...

Izzy

Clare Powell said...

Love the style of this die, and love the way the train looks like its coming out from the card, really clever x

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Brilliant die Sue. This set has been great for me and giving me lots of men ideas. This die can be used for any birthday, children's included. Well done Sue. Someone is going to be very lucky.
Pam don't let them stress you out. they seem to be very good at this. It's hard for us to say as we are not in your position. And you have to wait a week for the meeting I don't wonder you are stressed. Hope it goes well. Kind regards to all Ann Toppcards Leeds


lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Love the mixed fonts on this die, and a great card clever the way you have the train as if ti's coming out of a tunnel.
Lydia
X

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
I love this birthday die. I also love the way the train seems to be bursting
out of the card. A really lovely card.
Regards,
Evis M.

Littlelamb said...

This is definitely a must have die. Love the card. Thank you. Looking forward to the next post. Thinking about you Pam. As everyone else has said make sure you have someone with you next week or several. It is so unfair. Echoing your comments. Hope all going to NEC enjoy their day. Wish it wasn't so far or I would be there. Hugs for all who need them.

sandy acland said...

Yet another stunning card, using a lovely die. Again I love the colours:0)

Sandy (tort)

Cdteach said...

I like having the opportunity to have a really large sentiment that can be used a focal point. It gives you the chance to feature a technique for your background that might otherwise get missed on a card.

Jan

Clai01 said...

It's not always easy finding a suitable font die for the project
so this one looks perfect to me for the collection. x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Another fab card, and the die is brilliant, can't wait to see the video.........
Hugs, Rose

Robin Sachs said...

Hi Sue,
One can never have too many sentiment dies. This one does not disappoint. The card is beautiful. Definitely a must have.

Bejay Roles said...

Hi, Sue,
Another great card...I love the way the train is breaking through the background and the grungy colours :). I'm loving this new release more and more as I'm sure all we Wilsonettes are. Well done you!!
Bejay xx

Barbara W said...

Hello Sue

Love this sentiment die. Very useful for the men in our lives.

This card is absolutely gorgeous.

Lol BOWLING IS THE GAME. RBC

christine nardone said...

you can never have too many sentiment dies!!....love the card

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Love this card the background is gorgeous.
The mixed font sentiment die is definitely one for my Wish List, I love it
Hugs Brenda XXX

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Great sentiment die . love Jean Z xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue am loving everything grungy and this sentiment die suits me fine.
VCCumbria xx

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, love the birthday die and it would be great for us gals too!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
This Mornings Card Is “WOW” “WOW “WOW” Just Stupendous I’m So In Love With The Backgrounds
Your Creating, But As I Recall Before Dies Were Around Stamping Was Your Thing.....
I Love The Fabulous Background Where You Have The Train Coming Through The Grungy Whole
The Cutting Die Is Extremely Diverse As You’ve Shown Us In Previous Cards, I Love This Large Die
With The Different Fonts Its Extremely Quirky...
Products Used In Today’s Card:- (I’m Guessing At Some)
“Creative Expression Milk Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression Mask/Word Stamp” (To Create The Phenomenal Background)
“Creative Expression Inks For Background” (Or Distress Inks)
“Train Stamp”
Star In Today’s Card:-
“Sue Wilson’s Ransom Note Happy Birthday Die Set” (From The Expression Collection 1 Cutting Die Autumn 2017)
Sue, Thank You For Today’s Card Its Just Superb Thank You For Sharing You Inspire Me Each Time I Log Onto
Your Wonderful Blog, I Truly Appreciate Everything You Do.
Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs πŸ€—
Love From Sam xxx
Pam, Just A Quick Mention Whilst I Worked I Was Part Of The Senior Management Team, Its Against The Law
The Way Your Being Treated, (I May Have Mentioned This Before) But There Is Procedures To Go Through,
When I Was ILL My Doctor Was Extremely Supportive Sending Letters To My Boss Explaining What I Was
Aloud To Do Etc:- Sadly I Had To Leave My Wonderful Job, Through The Illness Now Though I’m 100% (Thankfully)
If I Was You I’d Tell Them I Was To Go To Take It To A Tribunal, That Usually Frightens Them. (Just A Thought)
Even Though I Don’t Mention Anything I Am Thinking Of You..............

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !!! I love your card and your new "Happy Birthday" sentiment die is fab !!! I love the font of it and it's different sizes. A real focal point on any card and great for teenagers and men to. I love your stamp of the train to. My hubby Steve is mad on Trains. He works for the railway and in his spare time he designs and makes trains and layouts to !!! I think the Train stamp will have to be a "must have" !!! Thank you. Sending you lots of love from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Great card for a man, very quirky.
Kate from Kendal

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, another great card for the males in our lives. The Happy Birthday sentiment is so different from the norm and I love it.

Theresa Pace said...

that is one cool die! i need that! and i see you used it on the card below too, hugs xx

Laura O' Connor said...

another stunner ,love the sentiment,Laura O Springfield

Jeannie Donnelly said...

One simply cannot have enough sentiment dies, lol, and this one I can see having a lot of use. Xx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Like the quirkiness of this die!
Rosemary xx

doreenj from k said...


Love how the train pops out of the card, and
the sentiment will be sooo useful.

Each launch, Sue, I think, that's it, she
can't do any better, and lo and behold, here
you are with another gorgeous set. I'm not
really into steampunk but some of these dies
would be used a lot.


Doreen x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is an amazing card I do love that die. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Cards2Di4 said...

Hi Sue. Hope you're ok. This is a really useful sentiment die. A real 'must have'. Really enjoying the latest release. Take care. Diane (Cards2Di4) xx

craftynanna said...

Hi Sue, fantastic die and card, hugs Johanna Ash

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Fantastic card, love the card coming out. The Happy Birthday die is brilliant.
Cheers,
Di B.x
Tasmania.

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue great card lovely background & lovely die so different
Pamela so sorry to hear your manager is harassing you again keep strong right is on your side we're all rooting for you!
Sending good wishes to all
Lynne L Haverfordwest

Nana on the Hill said...

This is a brilliant font Sue, perfect for the young at heart & a must have in anyones collection. My savings are going to take a hammering, again!

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
I love this quirky Happy Birthday Die and it's on my want list

Pam sorry it's all kicking off again in work, hope you can have your union rep with you
Maureen I like your style, you go out and leave the men to do the work, doh why didn't I think of that!

Sending love and hugs to everyone
Pat L, Belfast

Leanne said...

Great card & die.

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, now please don't fall over but - I really like this card! The Ransom Note Birthday is a great die with the varying fonts and I love the way the engine is breaking through the card rushing to deliver the greeting. As a retired railwayman my husband would appreciate this and I will have to look for the stamp.

Pam - so sorry that your manager still hasn't got the message. Make sure you have people with you in person next week and hold on to the image of all of us being there virtually for you.
Donita - fingers crossed the power is back on when you get home from work.
To all the lucky people going to the NEC, have a lovely time.

Frances

CraftyJo said...

Love this die, love this card, love the launch so far :)

snowy said...

Great card, love the train coming through the tear in the paper, great die. x Snowy Owl 16

Kate's Cards said...

You can never have too many happy birthday dies! xxx

graham Brand said...

Great launch so far and I do love today's cool die!

Poppyfield Card Crafts said...

Hi Sue

This is a fabulous launch! Everything I've seen todate is stunning, dies, stamps and cards. You have excelled yourself !

So love this sentiment

June/Consett

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue this Die will be so useful love the font. Your card is gorgeous. Thank you so much
Love Lynda Brock xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I have to admit that I love this card! I love the train bursting through the paper and the font on the sentiment is great, as ever! Someone else said - was it Izzy - that they collect your sentiments - I have nearly all of them too! They are all brilliant! They are stylish but are easy to read! I look at some from other designers and think - “ what does that say?” I’d use that exclamation mark with other Dies as well!
So sorry Pam! You don’t need this aggravation! Wow I did laugh though at the thought of all of us turning up! Lol!
Donita hope the power comes back later - yes, we are fortunate to live in a country where damage is repaired quickly and the infrastructure is there to help aid the progress! “Drawn “ - wasn’t nice Was it!! Mind you quartered wouldn’t have been fun either!! Lol!
To all going to the NEC have a great time! I went with my daughter in law two years ago and she loved it too. She isn’t a Crafter! I loved seeing all the Christmas ideas too! Enjoy! Safe travel!
Pat L - I think they paid Maureen to go out and leave them in peace!!
Have a good day everyone,
Love Myra ( Friend of Maureen’s! ) xx

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue As someone else has said Happy Birthday dies are always uesfull and this one is a littlte bit different. Can' wait to see the train included on thecard
Margaret

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Loving the new releases and cards

Lisbeth said...

Love this one Sue. I could see it making a card all on it's own.

Lisbeth

lorraine eastwood said...

Good afternoon lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

What a lovely card, really like the distressed background with the corners turned up, it really suits the feel of the card. This die is just wonderful and it works so well with the industrial chic dies, the font is amazing, so quirky and i love it!
You are really treating us to a smorgasbord of delights on this launch dearest Sue, thankyou for adding many virtual pounds to my waist and taking even more actual pounds from my pocket, never has it been such a delight to be penniless after a splurge:-)
Wishing all my blog besties a lovely day, will catch up with you all later:-)

Love and crafty hugs

Laine1972xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

fab die and fantastic card Sue

Gr Karin

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Another great card,love the way the train is coming out of the card & the sentiment really suits the design
Pam hope you'll be ok
Best wishes
Karen Wings M

Vie Carter said...

great card and sentiment

Vie
x

CCM said...

Hi Sue,
I really like this card! The Happy Birthday die is beautiful.

Pam – Dorothy is a perfect name. I think that somebody is little bit jealous. Sorry you're having problems at work again.
Donita - Hope the power comes back today.
Saba, Myra, Maureen – Happy to see we are all on the same boat.
Laine – Look who's back at her full potential! Preferential treatment for special friends, royals or not. Hold those hopes for another 20-30 years, or more … :) When can I borrow some shoes:)

Hugs to you all,
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette
Carmen-Dorothy

barbara macaskill said...

Great sentiment Die! Love the font and size! TFS! 🀞🏻🀞🀞🏻🀞🀞🏻🀞

val jones said...

Really unusual sentiment stamp Sue. Wasn't too keen at first but wow it looks amazing made
into a card.
Love Val in Spainxxx

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Another lovely card and die to start the day. I can see this one being used for mixed media items and scrapbooking.
Love Diane G xxx

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, another great die, love the font!

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Fab sentiment sue x it looks amazing on your card and would be fantastic for the gents x thankyou sue x
Tjeresa w in Berks xxx

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Wow, this is different, I love the style and it will go brilliantly with the Industrial Chic die sets. I really want to know about the 'steam train' coming out of the opening 'tunnel', as my Hubby and also his Brother are Steam Train Enthusiasts, and this will be brilliant for them.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Beryl Treble said...

Lovely card.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love your new fun Happy Birthday die.
VΓ©ronique L

Arlyn(O) said...

Beautiful fun die. Arlyn

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Fab die and post - couldn't see the working with the industrial dies, but now seeing it on a card - is another want....

Janet Wilson said...

Nice but different Happy Birthday die, love the way it can be cut apart.

Janet Wilson in Menston

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
wow this card is gorgeous absolutely stunning and loving these dies

JOY Xx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Can never have to many Happy Birthday dies and this is one
I would love to have for the men. Love the card you made with
the train coming out of the paper,brilliant.

Sending hugs to you all and some extras for the ones who like some,
Maria x

ursula said...

Oh just love this new sentiment die...quite unusual and a stunning card...a very different idea...thank you..luv Ursula xx

TDQ Karen said...

Very unusual and individual love it x

Narrowboat girl said...

Love the different fonts used in this die Sue

karen keen said...

Hi Sue
Another fabulous card. I love the die. Very quirky.
Love
Karen in Telford xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
I think this sentiment die is just great, suitable for all different type of cards. Love the card too, another unusual background. I love how the train is bursting out of your card!
Lesley S x
West Sussex

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love this unusual birthday sentiment.
Beverley W

Nanny Jo said...

My goodness, Sue...your cards are getting quirkier by the day! I love the 'Happy Birthday' die....but I love even more the train bursting out of the backing paper!! Truly inspired!!
Nanny Jo N Ireland

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Love this sentiment die and card. Thanks for sharing.
Hugs.

Eunice (Canada) said...

Such an interesting card Sue, so much going on. Love the Happy Birthday die something very different!!!

Pawprintx4 said...

I spotted this die yesterday. I love the mixed mixed lettering and the size of the die makes it a focal on its own.
Pam, Elaine has the plan but until then take your union rep and daughter and don't let this old biddy upset you.
Donita, I am assuming...positive thoughts, that you have lights, water, warmth etc. Yes, the poor Puerto Ricans. I can not imagine going so long in such disastrous conditions.
Everyone enjoy NEC. I would love to be able to go to all the craft shows/fairs you all have. I think you live in a special crafty country.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Fabulous card loving the train coming out of the background.

The Happy Birthday sentiment is so nice something a little bit different.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great card, love the sentiment

graham Brand said...

Fantastic sentiment! Am always looking for something different.

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
Great sentiment.

MariaM said...

I love the mixed fonts in the "Happy Birthday" die and the train die bursting out of the backing paper. Loving the new releases.

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
Love this die, if ever a sentiment die could be said to be versatile its this one. Your background is amazing, the train looks like it's coming out of the page. Fabulous Sue, well done.
I'm on catch-up so will comment on today's goings on later!
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

Dawn Holben said...

This is definately quirky and I love it. So different and would be fab as I don't have many sentiment dies and this
I can see me using a lot.

Cathie Weary said...

Love sentiment dies and love this die. I would use it a great deal. Love the quirky look.

Latenight SandyH said...

Such an interesting background for this card. Love the style of this die which will be so useful.
Take care everyone.

Judith Tucker said...

Lovely sentiment die. Love the background too

DeCor said...

Love so many choices of cards for men. This Happy Birthday die is so FAB!

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Love this die and the fact that it can be cut and replaced as you mentioned. The thing that really caught my eye though is that train. I love it and so does my hubby who loves steam trains.
Pam, so sorry that the Wicked Witch From The West (aka your manager) is back! She sounds like a real piece of work. You don't need this when you're trying to get your bp down! Make sure your union rep is with you and your daughter - please don't go on your own. Xxx
Donita sorry to hear power is still down, hope you are back on soon xx
Love and hugs to all, Alison( craftyAlimecca) xx

Jackie Durrant said...

A very clever combination Sue. Love from Jackie xx

Jomada-Dawn said...

A fun sentiment die - and what a great card. I like how the train is steaming right out of the page and I look forward to seeing a step by step for this one please!
Jomada-Dawn

Laura O' Connor said...

Really like this die birthday sentiments are always so useful. Laura O Springfield

Denise Bryant said...

Very fun die!
Denise in CA.

SueJ said...

Great Happy Birthday die, different to others I have seen.
Sue James.

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

I do like this bold funky Happy Birthday font used on the die. It doesn’t have to be used with steampunk either which is good for me as I’m not really into it. Looks great with the dragonflies.

Love Helen xxx

Judi Szyndrowski said...

Did I mention the 17th is my birthday? Winning this great die would be kismet.

Pattyb said...

Such a great Happy Birthday die! Awesome for kids and masculine cards! Love your card!
Hugs, Pattyb

Craftcornucopia said...

Great for teen and male recipients.

Diane in Wales

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue

I’m really loving these cards. And u can never have too many happy birthday dies xx

Craftychris said...

Cool card and I love the mixed font sentiment! Craftychris in Bournemouth xxx

Elaine Ann said...

Hi Sue

I love the fonts you have used on this happy birthday very quirky and very useful.
With Best Wishes

Elaine Ann

Anonymous said...

I'm always looking for versatile Happy Birthday dies, and this one is perfect - love it!! Judy from Prosser