Friday, 1 December 2017

Christmas Double Day

Hi bloggers!  Two completely different cards for our double day of Christmas!  First up is an almost romantic looking gold and white card.  I started with a piece of coconut white card for the background.  I cut four of the Poinsettia Clusters in white and added antique gold flowers to them.  I glued two across the top and two across the bottom of the card.  Next, I cut a wide strip of white card and embossed it with the Wild Poinsettia embossing folder.  I raised it with mounting foam and attached it across the centre of the card.  I stamped a sentiment and cut it out with the Pierced Flags die set, adding a gold mat for it by using the next size up in the set.  I added it across the centre of the card then made two sheer Poinsettias using vellum and the Classic Poinsettia die set.  I embellished the flowers with Berry boughs and Holly Swirls cut out of white card.  White and gold mats and layers were used to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 8" x  8" in size.  Scroll down for card number two.








Card number two is a cheeky little gingerbread man card in a snowglobe.  I have loads of gingerbread cards to share (since he was the main feature in one of my Christmas shows).  For this card, I embossed a piece of coconut white card with the Poinsettia Trellis embossing folder for background texture.  I wrapped a piece of red crinkly edged organza ribbon around the card and taped the ends to the back.  I tied a double bow and added it to the right side with a white crystal sparkler in the centre.  Next I cut the frame from the Gingerbread Man die set in white and added a red backing then cut the centre out of it.  I added foam to the back to raise it and attached it over a Lattice Ribbon background with a white backing piece.  Inside the frame, I added a Snowglobe cut in brown with green holly sections.  I cut the gingerbread man in tan card and added him to the centre of the globe.  I decorated him with red and green bow and buttons and white icing pieces on his arms and legs.  I cut a little candy cane for his hand.  I added a rim of iced snow around the inside of the globe for a bit of bling.  White and red mats and layers were used to finish this card.  The finished dimensions are
7 1/4" x  8 1/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x





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107 comments:

Pam said...

Love two fer Fridays Sue, stunning cards. Love the delicacy of no 1 and the fun vibrancy if no 2,, can't choose I'm afraid.
Happy 1st December everyone.
So enjoyed Julia's shows, she really does bring out the best of your dies Sue, she is a true crafter. Would e an awesome show with the two iof you together, Hochanda pkease take note.
Loved Johns shows too, missed Stephs mention, will have to Rewind. Well done Steph .
Maureen all this talk of dumplings and puddings brought back lovely memories of a happy childhood when you didn't think of the sad things that touch lives. My dad used to say Nanas steak pudding clagged to the ribs. Yes Rosemary, think it was more a Northern thing the women cooked for their men working in the mines, steelworks and shipyards. Hearty food, panaccelty, broth and dumplings etc. No pizzas or spag Bol in those days.
Alison good news from your Consultant even though it's not quite what you wanted. Let's hope this fixes the problem, no more pain or knee brace will be a result.
June, you are a star, I knew you ran a craft group but so organised with your collections etc. Wish I lived closer I would love to be no 15.
We had a lot of snow yesterday, driving was very bad, this morning it has frozen solid, please take care everyone, got to go to clinic this afternoon, hooe there is a thaw by then.
Hugs to all, very warming today. Thinking of all poorly and missing friends.

Heather Rogers said...

Good Morning Sue

I love your double days and today they are two beautiful cards the gingerbread man looks so cute in his snow globe!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

hollyberry said...

Two gorgeous cards today, favourite is the first one.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, another great post for Double day, both cards are lovely, the first is really elegant and beautiful, so that is my favourite, but love the cute Gingerbread man snowglobe too. Have a great day everyone. Bx

Karen Drew said...

Two lovely cards today. Can’t choose a favourite as I like them both equally for different reasons
Luv
Karen xx

Nancy Soetaert said...

Would'nt know which one as the most beautiful, they're awesome!

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you two beautiful cards, the first one cauld be an all occasions card too.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Nanny Joo Joo from sunny Scunny said...

Morning Sue,

Simply love them both. No competition I’m afraid!

I have the dies to make both styles and am currently in full production.

Love Nanny JooJoo from sunny Scunny xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
I simply can't choose a favourite even when they are so different.No.1 so pretty and No2 is really so much fun.Thanks for sharing.
Jan x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all.. Two WOW card this morning . The first card is so beautiful. It would make a wonderful Christmas wedding card . The second card is such a fun card for all ages . Its so hard to pick which one I like the best.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all. Wendy

hazel young said...

Beautiful cards Sue x xhazel

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Love both.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. I'm chuffed to bits to see your 2nd sample as I'm waiting in anticipation for both the snow globe, gingerbread cuties, plus 'here comes Santa ' to be officially handed over by Mr postie and I wish he'd get a shufty on as I've saved long and hard for these each month so my impatience is kicking in.
I made something a tiny bit like sample one as a winter wedding card and also for a December birthday. Plus some of the festive 2016 dies make fabulous male orientation December birthday cards too. So what I'm trying to say is that both samples mean something today. After a long arduous road trip to Leeds yesterday meant no crafting so as my festive order is growing rapidly with each email I really have to push myself to get cracking or they may not be ready until next December !!
So thank you for today's samples I love them.
Wishing you a warm happy day with love and a few hugs thrown in ☺ xxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Two super cards for us today. I love both of them, I can't choose. Take care everyone in this really cold weather.

Love Rosemarie X X

Clai01 said...

Second one for me today! x

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue, happy 1st of December.

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

Love Fridays and getting to see two cards from you. They are quite different, one is classy and elegant while the other is all about joy and fun. Either would be a delight to receive.

Hope that you and everyone on the blog have a wonderful weekend.

Beverly

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Two great cards and both very different; impossible to choose a favourite. X

PharmacyMichele said...

Two stunning cards-the first one would be perfect as a Winter Wedding Card.

Michele

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Two lovely cards. One very elegant and one very cute! Thanks for sharing
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, two gorgeous cards this morning. The first one is very elegant and pretty and is my favourite but I love the gingerbread man too.

Barbara V

Chris Curry said...

Two great cards Sue, very different from each other and both lovely. Thank you, have a good weekend. Xx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, lovely cards as always. The gingerbread character is just so cute. X

TDQ Karen said...

Love gingerbread man it have yo choose my favourite poinsettia as my choice today xx

Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

The first is incredibly elegant and luxurious, while the second is cute adding a fun element to Christmas, both gorgeous as always..
And now that it's December, it's definitely beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

Krafty Runner x

Jan Sayer said...

Lovely cards but the first is my favourite.
Jan
Northampton

hettygarlick said...

Lovely! The gold and white one is especially beautiful.

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Love the double days Sue but you really know how to put us all in a quandary. They are both beautiful works of art. Having trouble deciding but as my Grandchildren are both grown up now I think the first one just tops it a little for me. I wish the ginger bread man die had been around when my grandchildren were children I know they would have loved him he looks a happy little guy. They grow up so quickly and then all of a sudden they are adults. Where do the years go. Thankyou Sue for all your hard work I am sure by now you realize just how much we appreciate it. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning sue
Two beautlful cards todaythe first is very elegant and the second is so cute but its no. 1 that gets my vote .
Catherine V94 xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I absolutely love both of these cards for different reasons but I must admit the first one is just so pretty and delicate and gorgeous and I do have a penchant for poinsettias so it ticks all the boxes for me. Thank you for more stunning ideas Sue.
YvonneMayxx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
Two fabulous cards, the first is my favourite.
B xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, two amazing samples today, the first looks really regal with the gold and white, and love the poinsettias. The second uses the cuddly gingerbread man, what a delight there would be on children's faces if they received this card, - also lots of adults too. I am not going to choose because it is too hard.

Pam I reiterate all you have said above. I heard Steph mentioned on John's show, I knew it was our Steph too. it was an amazing day yesterday on Hochanda with Julia (catching up for me as I missed some of them) and then watching John, I did manage to get out to the shops for a few bits in between the shows so I think I must have square eyes this morning, some beautiful samples and techniques, even to the micro beads for the sunflowers. Now take card when driving and hope the clinic visit is good. Would also love you to be no. 15.

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

margaret driscoll said...

Good Morning Sue
Really like the first card..... sorry not keen on the Gingerbread cards!
Love Marg

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Love the cards, both of them. One being so elegant whilst the other is a cheeky little number.
Hugs, Rose

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Love the Christmas twofers, both are lovely today with mumber one really hitting the spot for me
Have a great weekend everyone
Hugs
Muriel x

Diane Green said...

Good morning Sue
What a fantastic twofer Friday, it's hard to choose today as they are both lovely. A sophisticated poinsettia or a cheeky gingerbread man. I will say I love them both. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam echoing your comments today, do take care when driving, it sounds dreadful where you are. Emma had snow in Aberdeen so lots of pictures were sent to us yesterday, her lecturer was snowed in so her revision lecture was cancelled until today, so she stayed warm and snug and revised from home instead. Xxx
Tracey sending hugs xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Two lovely card, love the elegance of the first one and the cheekiness of the second, but I tink the first is my favourite.
Lydia
x

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

A gorgeous twofer today...1 very elegant and the other very cute for our little fuzzy ones.

No snow down here for us...I think it has missed us out. Instead we have large cotton wool ball like clouds, bright blue sky and brilliant sunshine bathing the remaining leaves a golden hue.

Busy day today, have finally found and have had delivered a small upright freezer that fits just under the split level stairs. Has been bothersome trying to find the right size although the cubic capacity is smaller than the old one, bought I hasten to add about 10-12 years ago. So freezer food shopping I go later on. Frozen peas is the one thing I have really, really missed so I expect you can guess what veg we will be eating with tea tonight.

Gurt squashy comfort blanket ((((hugs)))) to all in need of one and for those feeling the icy cold fingers of winter. Stay safe if driving out and about.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Two very lovely cards. The first has to be my favourite
Doreen R

djones from k said...



Two such different cards today, and how to choose??
I think it must be the first, or is it the second
one . . . . . .



Doreen x

Scottydog said...

Two beautiful cards today Sue. One a fun card with that beautiful big red bow & the other a classy, elegant card which just has to be my favourite. As others have pointed out it really would be a beautiful wedding card, the gold just gives it that touch of opulence. Thank you Sue.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
I love seeing two, the first one is very elegant & the second is fun . Both lovely cards & I enjoy both so I can't choose a favourite. Yvonne xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Two fabulous cards, and while I adore that cute gingerbread person the first card is the one that rocks my boat!...as other ladies have said it would also be perfect for a winter wedding or birthday and who doesn't love your poinsettias...even Donita has been won over!...lol

Izzy

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Two delightful cards today both fabulous in their own way

Regards

Heather R Oxfordshire

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, two great cards love both of them. love Jean Z xxx

Anne said...

Two lovely cards this morning, Sue - the first one wins for me.

Anne (Northampton)

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
2 brilliant cards l so especially love the gold poinsettias card very elegant and classy

JOY Xx

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, I love twofers it's so hard to choose!!!
So I choose both : )
We had snow yesterday too it's bitterly cold!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

Anonymous said...

Another double day Sue! My fav is gold poinsettias one
VCCumbria xx

June Horrocks said...

Two beauties today sue can’t choose you know me I can just imagine someone reciveing one of these beauties thank you sue love always
June Horrocks xxxxxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
First Of All Can I Say A Huge Thank You For Today’s Magnificent Cards They Are Just Outstanding
The First I Must Say Is My Favourite It’s Luxurious/Rich/Opulent A Very Beautiful Card Indeed,
The Second Is A Great Fun Card I Don’t Have The Gingerbread Man Dies, But I Have The Cutting Dies
Plus Embossing Folder From The First Card When You Cut Out The Cluster Then Emboss It, The Detail
Is Exceptional.
Products Used In First Card:-
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Antique Gold Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Vellum”
“Creative Expression Wild Poinsettia Embossing Folder Designed By Sue Wilson”
“Creative Expression Self Adhesive Flat Backed Pearls”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
Star’s In First Card ✨
“Sue Wilson’s Poinsettia Cluster Die Set” (From The 2017 Festive Collection 2 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Berry Bough Die Set” (From The Festive Collection 2 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Holly Swirl Die Set” (From The 2017 Festive Collection 1 Cutting Die)
“Sue Wilson’s Pierced Flags Die Set” (From The Frames/Tags Collection 3 Cutting Dies)
Products Used In Second Card:-
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Red/Brown/Green Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Poinsettia Trellis Embossing Folder Designed By Sue Wilson”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Self Adhesive Flat Backed Pearls”
“Creative Expression Red Crinkly Edge Organza Ribbon”
“Creative Expression White Sparkler”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels Iced Snow”
Star’s In Second Card ✨
“Sue Wilson’s Gingerbread Man Die Set” (From The 2017 Festive Collection 14 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Lattice Ribbon Die Set” (From The 2017 Festive Collection 1 Cutting Die) Great For Backgrounds
“Sue Wilson’s Snowglobe Die Set” (From The 2016 Festive Collection 2 Cutting Dies)
Sue, Thank You For The Tremendous Inspiration I Truly Appreciate Everything You Do
I Loved Watching Julia’s Outstanding Shows She Is A Great “Ambassador” For Creative Expression Also Your
Collection. (I Love The Julia Cutting Die From The Frames/Tags Collection Which I Purchased Straight Away As
Its Got Two Very Beautiful Stamps...........
I Don’t Watch John Lockwood As I Only Ever Purchase Creative Expression Products I Think There Just The Very
Best, I’m Thrilled To Hear Phill Is Back On Hochanda Before Christmas.
We Put Our Christmas Tree 🎄 Up Yesterday Just As The Snow Was Falling Down Quite Heavily Outside
(My Dogs 🐶🐶 Took One Look Outside Then Came Back In Lol!!!!!!!
Sue, Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue and all
Love the Twofer Fridays beautiful cards the poinsettia embossing is beautiful and the gingerbread man is a firm favorite .

We have snow underfoot so i wont be going anywhere .
Pam i hope all goes well for you at the clinic .
Will echo Pam today stay safe if you are driving .

Elaine H X

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, two brilliant cards today. I love the gingerbread man having fun in his snow globe but the beauty of the first card is the one for me. The mix of poinsettias is what appeals especially the vellum ones and white and gold are gorgeous.

Alison - pleased that the consultant appreciated all your hard work and you don't have too long to wait for the op.
Pam - take care in that snow, so glad ours has gone for the time being anyway.

Frances

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Two gorgeous cards, the gingerbread man is so cute in the snow globe but I love the sheer elegance of the gold and white poinsettia card so thank you so much for sharing
Alison glad to hear the consultant is keeping his promise and you will get your op in February, not too long to wait

Sending love and hugs to everyone with an extra special one for Tracy
Pat

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Wonderful couple of posts and as much as I love the fun one, the classic is just stunning and definitely my fav...

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, two gorgeous Christmas cards. I love them both. The first is so pretty and elegant. The second is so cute with the gingerbread man in the snow globe.

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, love Fridays when we get to see two gorgeous Christmas cards from you.
I love them both, the first is very elegant and the second is so cute and fun.
Marion S x

stitchingranny said...

Two lovely cards today, though I definitely favour the second one. Thanks for sharing

Hugs Helen xx

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Two fabulous cards sue x love the elegance of the first one and the beautiful softness of the poinsettias x the gingerbread man looks good enough to eat x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Jeannie Donnelly said...

Beautiful cards, i'm a gold fan so I'm loving No.1. Xx

ursula said...

Simply love the first one, my kind of card, so pretty...the second is a real cutie, they are both so apt for the occasion...thank you Sue...luv Ursula xx

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Oh I think I'm in love. Every time I see the Ginger Bread man he brings a smile to my lips. But then again, number 1 card is beautiful, so can't make up my mind!!
Pam, the snow has just about gone here and the sun is shining, even though it's raining at the same time, so I hope it's fine for your clinic visit. Good luck.
June S, mark me down as number 16 please ha ha.
Cheryl, enjoy your frozen peas tonight!
Laine and PP hope you are well.
Tracy, sending love and hugs.
Love to all, stay warm and safe
Maureen (friend of Myra) xxx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
The first one is definitely my favourite.Can't believe it is December already I really must finish off my Christmas cards just need to finish the insides.
Pam I hope your clinic appointment goes well.Elaine we are not far from you but have brilliant sunshine in fact though it is cold I have my washing on the line.

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Both lovely, but the first is beautiful

CraftyJo said...

Love the first one, so very classy :) The second is cute but not keen (understatement!) on the bow :D

craftynanna said...

Two beautiful cards today Sue I think for me it has to be no 2 as I like the fun part it portrays, you have given me such wonderful ideas as most of my card orders were for the shaker globe and the stars of course I never thought of putting a gingerbread man in there you give us inspiration Sue and all your commentors are ever so grateful I for one can't keep up I think I've finished my Christmas cards now i hope, love and hugs to you and all the SW fans Johanna

barbara macaskill said...

Another gorgeous duo of Christmas joy! I especially love the first one! TFS!

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and The Happy Fridays,

OK, I'll admit that Izzi's right, your poinsettias have worked their magic on me, but my goodness, Card 1 is poinsettia overload!!! Sending me straight into the gingerbread arms of Card 2. I must give a nod to the berry boughs, which not only have Not A Poinsettia going for them, but also they convey a texture of Christmas. What I like about GingerBoy is that he's not sealed up behind acrylic and getting microbeads and glitterbitz in his frosting. He merely suggests a shaker card by being inside a snow globe. Very clever!

All the best to all of you, especially Tracy.

Love,
Donita

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love them both.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue I love Christmas double days. The cards today are both stunning. Thank you for all the inspiration. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Jean said...

So elegant!

Kate's Cards said...

Two very different cards and I like them both equally. Very pretty and fun. xxx

BenteS said...

Lovely Christmas cards today!
My favorite is #1 - so elegant with the poinsettias in gold and white :))

Pawprintx4 said...

Love them both. That little gingerbread fellow is so cute and number one is so beautiful and I love the poinsettia clusters. A great post for Friday.
Myra I lost my post on yesterday's blog post due to Google to. I hope I can post today so am keeping it short.
June, I loved your crafty group explanation. Sounds wonderful.
Julia was marvelous yesterday. I want everything she brought and demoed....yikes!
Love to all,
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Suzzette Yandle said...

Always a treat for a "two-fer". I especially like the romantic look of the first one and how lovely the poinsettias look having been cut and formed from vellum. The combination of your holy swirls and berry boughts are a perfect "bed" to place the poinsettias. Thanks for the inspiration. Now if only I can get my Christmas cards finished!

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Two absolutely gorgeous Christmas card each one beautiful in its own way.

Hugs

Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
You have brought us two beautiful cards again today. I love them both but I have to say the first card is my favourite!
Lesley S x

P Austen said...

Hi Sue, Love the gingerbread men but the first one does I for me. Busy trying to finish my C cards as I have quite a few birthday and anniversary cards to do. Hugs xx Pauline

Yorkie girl said...

Goo afternoon Sue and everyone
Ohh how can you make us choose between these gorgeous but very different cards ♥️. I love them both equally.
Pam you are right about all the memories talking about the food we used to have. My dad was a miner and we had to move to Yorkshire for his work as they closed the pit he worked at. And I remember all the soups mum used to make Tattie soup Scotch broth, Lentil, Pea and ham, ohh and of course Stovies.
Anyway Pam I wish you well and thank you for keeping us all up to date I will echo your comment
I send everyone good wishes nd hugs
Stay safe
Theresa G xx

Littlelamb said...

Two gorgeous cards today Sue. Love them both and cannot choose between them. Thank you. June S. Can I be No 17 please. Would be great. Echoing Pam's comments today.

Janet Wilson said...

Love the gold and white card

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card and a very beautiful and cute card Sue
Gr Karin

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue two lovely cards the first is so elegant & the second so much fun I wouldn't have thought of pitying the gingerbread inside the snow globe but he fits the bill perfectly!
Sending good wishes to all hope you all have a good weekend

Barbara said...

Two beautiful cards Sue!!!
Love the cute gingerbread man but the white and gold card is my favourite as these are my xmas tree colour scheme this year.

karenlotty said...

Two lovely cards but my favourite is the cheeky little gingerbread man globe

Jess Watson said...

HimSue, two brilliant cards, number one is my favourite though, thank you for sharing.
Take care, Jess xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Great double day ca daughter today. Number two is my favourite as I love the gingerbread snow globe.

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Stunning white poinsettia card with beautiful dies and embossing folders and a really fun gingerbread card, love the colours.
Cheers,
Di B.x
Tasmania.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

One gorgeously elegant and the other super cute

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Another lovely twofer! The first is my favourite. The second is lovely too but I love the more traditional card! You have something for everyone , dear lady!
Maureen - I’ve read what you have been saying - your days are numbered!! Lol! Not being able to comment is like having Duck Tape stuck over one’s mouth!!
Pam - hope you have enjoyed your day off! It’s been freezing cold here but we have had lovely sunshine for the last three days! The sunset tonight was one of the best I’ve seen for a very late night time! Wish I could share the photos my husband took from his study window!
Now June - I too would love to join your Craft Group. The trouble is - if some joined - who shall be nameless - you would have a very small group!!!
Maureen and Littlelamb are trouble you know! I felt it was only fair to warn you!!
I may need to leave the country! I hope you all have a lovely Christmas! Lol!
Now - PP , Laine , Norah and others - we miss you!
Yorkie Girl - I can manage Tattie Soup , Scotch Broth etc. However I fail miserably on Stovies! Not my area so my Mum didn’t cook them. However Patricia made excellent Stovies this week! Is there a recipe for Stovies!
I bet you are all thrilled to have me back! - NOT!
Love to all, Myra ( Friend of Maureen!). Xxx

sued99 said...

Two gorgeous cards. I do love the traditional feeling of the first one. X

Karen M said...

Hi Sue,
I like both cards today,lovely and Christmasy,a lot of work in both.
Thanks for the ideas,
Best wishes
Karen M

Tressa said...

Two lovely but very contrasting. I like ththe elegance of the first and thefun of the second.

Teresa

Betty McAlister said...

Hello Sue. Two lovely cards to delight us today but my favourite is the beautiful white and gold one. Xx

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Good Evening Sue

Two beautiful cards...the gold and white card is my favourite. Mind you I do like the gingerbread man though it would come a close second.

Love any poinsettia card my absolute favourite Christmas flower.

Love n hugs to all

Dorothy from chilly Baldock


Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW, WOW, WOW !!! A stunning two-fer today !!! The white and gold Poinsettia card is absolutely GORGEOUS !!! I really love this colour combo. I think the background EF and the dies you have used are very Elegant and mix and match perfectly together. This card looks so soft and dreamy. A real classy Christmas card, and a true Sue Wilson WOW card !!!
The Gingerbread man snow globe card looks totally opposite !!! I think it looks fun, colourful and very cute !!! I love the little candy cane and that fab red ribbon. Again I think you have used some lovely dies to make this card Sue.
If I had to choose a favourite card it would definitely be the first one as I just think it is GORGEOUS !!! Thank you for sharing. Lots of love to you Sue from Tres x x x

Lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

Eunice said...

Love both cards Sue, each has its own charm. The first card is elegant and more traditional and the second one is definitely cheeky!!

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

The Wild Poinsettia EF is so beautiful and has created an eye catching background for the sentiment, while the gold and white combination has given the elegance that any Christmas card should have it. Love it.
The second card is lovely, cute and fun. The adorable Ginger Boy made me smile.
Both are beautiful in their own way but the elegance of the first one won my heart.

Pam, Elaine – Please don’t send the snow here. Not yet.

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

Diane King said...

Great cards x

Viki Banaszak said...

Beautiful cards as always!

DeCor said...

Two so different cards. Live it. Your first one is so elegant looking and you gingerbread one ...fun!

Jan.moogie said...

Wow Sue, two stunning cards and so very different. The poinsettia is so pretty and elegant whilst the snow globe is so cheeky and cheerful. love them both. Thanks for sharing, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Two fabulous cards, my fav is the first one with the many lovely
poinsettia's but I also love the second one with it's cheeky gingerbread
man. TFS
Love to all,
Maria x

Marie from Longridge said...

Two beautiful cards today Sue. All of your cards are beautiful and I look forward every day to get my card 'fix' from you.
If I had to choose ,it would be card no.1 for me although I also love the little cutie gingerbread man.
December greeting to all.
Marie P.

Netty The Runner said...

Two really beautiful cards. I’m in love with the little gingerbread man.
Annette x

Craftychris said...

Last both of these! I have been playing with my gingerbread man die set, I adore it! xxx

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous cards I loved them both
Hugs
CraftyJacq
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