Friday, 23 February 2018

Just Wanted To Say

Hi guys!  I thought I would give you a sneak peek at one of the cards that I will be showing on Hochanda today at 3pm!  I have a one hour show that is just for showcasing the City Skyline Circle Scene die set (shown here)  I will be doing the ODS that starts tonight  with shows at 6pm and 8pm as well.  Today's card is such a quick and easy card to do.  I started with a piece of coconut white card and used the Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber, Picked Raspberry and Worn Lipstick Distress Oxides to create the background.  I used the pad edge to just make stripes of colour out from a central point in the lower middle of the card. I used a gold paint pen and flicked it randomly to add a bit of a sparkle.   I set it with a heat tool to dry, then die cut the sentiment in black gloss card and glued it into the top of the card.  I used the larger building die from the City Skyline set and cut it across and extended it a bit using a piece of black gloss card.  I cut the other sentiment (Congratulations) in white and glued it below the buildings.  I attached the buildings to the bottom of the card, then completed it with white and black mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/4" x  7" in size.  I hope you can tune in to see all the other lovely samples done with this die set and then later on for the tart of the One day Special!  All for now, Sue x

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DeCor said...

Working but have your shows on record. Your background looks like it has been painted. Like the straight forward look of your skylines.

Clai01 said...

Delighted to see you on TV again Sue ! x

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Lovely card! Shows are set to record as I will be at work but hopefully will be able to catch up late tonight. Sue xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is fab, it was one of my favourites from the release blog posts, love the way the sky has been done. Setting the shows to record, looking forward to all the inspiration. Have a great day everyone. Bx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
What a stunning card this morning . This die has to be my favourite from your new collection. Looking forward to watching your shows later. Hope you have lots of fun.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all. Wendy

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. I can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to the next two days watching (and recording) your shows. When I first saw this die and sample at launch I thought WOW how amazing and how different to anything else you've bought us over the years, they are absolutley brilliant Sue and I can't wait to see what you do with them. My only hope is that you do more silhouette subject dies like landscapes, family - mother/father and baby, sister/brother and baby, trees flowers and forna, they can make such wonderful home decor and lit up in mason jars look so amazing, so please if you can design more of these amazing wonderful dies ☺
Hope your day is full of fun and you can leave your anxieties at HOCHANDA's front door and be prepared for big sell out's over the next two days. Sending hugs to take with you xxx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
My favourite die from the latest release that I have not used yet so can’t wait to see what you do with it. Love this card, the fabulous sky - hoping to watch on catch up.
Muriel x

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a super card. I have to say that it reminds my of sunset in New York City. What a clever way of doing the background. Really looking forward to your shows over the next two days. Your samples are always wonderful and you always share such wonderful ideas and techniques with us.

Wishing a wonderful and successful two days of shows.


Clare W said...

GM Sue. Great card. Fab background. Will be watching later hopefully!

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, this is such a gorgeous sample and I will be watching your shows later, so looking forward to them, you are a pleasure and privilege to watch, I am usually mesmerised, so no talking whilst you are on.

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

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely card.
The tvs all set to record, so I can watch at leisure with no interuptions.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

hollyberry said...

Amazing bright and eye-catching background.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue, look forward to the show.

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue xx hazel

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, super card this morning. Amazing background

Barbara V

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Love this background! A great card for those going off travelling. Hope to catch your shows later.x

Marion Scott said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love this die and so looking forward to your shows.
Marion S x

TDQ Karen said...

Gorgeous card, great background xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Great card, looking forward to your shows.
Jan x

Noreen King said...

Hi Sue
Looking forward to your demos

Chris Curry said...

Wow, what a card Sue, brilliant. Really looking forward to your shows today and tomorrow.Thank you, have a good weekend and stay warm. Xxx

catherine lyons said...

Morning Sue
A great card and a fabulous background.
Catherine V94 xx

CraftyCoffey said...

Great card, love the background.


Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

Fantastic card and I can't wait to see the shows!

Krafty Runner x

hettygarlick said...

That's a wonderful card. I look forward to seeing you make it on the show.

Suemac said...

A great card, looking forward to the shows.

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a fabulous surprise to read that your on Hochanda today! I will be watching and recording. Fabulous card, I love the background and die and can't wait to see your demo's
Hugs x
Heather T

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card with a great city scene. Tv is set to record & looking forward to the shows.Yvonne xx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card, great background. Looking forward to your shows, recorder is set.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue the background looks so effective against the skyline die. Looking forward to your shows love from Jackie xx

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Another great card lovely skyline. Although the skyline dies are really not for me..... lace flowers and bows float my boat best.......the design and work gone into it is outstanding as all your work is. That won't stop me from tuning g though Sue..... we grab every opportunity we can to see a professional master at work. We have a really bad frost here this morning everything is white over roll on summer please. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards.

Owlish said...

I think this is a very dramatic background
Quite colourful good thou nicely done

Heather Rogers said...

Good Morning Sue

A beautiful card, can't wait to see you on tv again, a real treat I shall be glued to every show!!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Yet another fabulous background and works so well with the silhouette buildings, a card full of looking forward to your shows over the two days and have the recorder box set as well...dying to see which dies will be in the ODS and the sample cards.


Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - well we are in for some treats over the next few days if this card is anything to go by! It's quite stunning and the background is amazing. It will be great to see you back on our screens again. Sending best wishes

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card. Looking forward to seeing the dies used and your samples.

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue
A stunning card can’t wait to see how it’s done great to have you back on tv see you later sue
My love always June Horrocks xxxxx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Great card, can't wait until the shows today and tomorrow. It'll be so good to see you on our screens again. The shows just fly by when you're on.
Hugs, Rose

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Love the sky behind this skyline, it's certainly an interesting set of dies. Hope you have fun on hochanda today.
Love Diane G xxx

Anne said...

I love this card, Sue and I'm looking forward to seeing more samples in this afternoon's show.

Anne (Northampton)

Mavis L said...

Hi Sue. What another gorgeous card. the colours are
spectacular. Love it. Mavis L x

gwen70 said...

Gorgeous card Sue, Love the colours. Looking forward to seeing you today and tomorrow xx

Craftyhugs said...

Hi sue. Love this card, so vibrant and just gorgeous. I'll be watching your show tonight xx

stitchingranny said...

Recorder set as we will be out today. Not sure these are my thing, but will watch your show with an open mind.

Hugs Helen xx

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,

am I right you showed us this card in the launch? I remember the beautiful background...
The card is beautiful.

Good luck for the showas today. I will watch for sure.

Rolf xxx

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue fabulous card I love the die & background Really looking forward to watching your shows will be recording them too so I will be able to watch them again as often as I want!

BenteS said...

Fabulous card!
Love the background, and the skyline die is great :))

Bejay Roles said...

LOve the card, Sue,
I've got a dentist appointment at 2:00 so may not be back in time for the beginning of the show so I'll watch on catchup as I'm looking forward to watching you create the wonderful sky with the distress oxides as my resolve has finally broken down and I've started to buy some lol.
Bejay xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
A very dramatic card. Nice to have something different.
All the best today at Hochanda and safe travel.
Love Myra( Friend of Maureen!) x

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

Beautiful skyline card, have booked a slot to sit down and watch you later on Hochanda.

Have been away for a while visiting my sister and taking in a short trip to London to watch the show Shen Yun at the Dominion theatre. Absolutely fantastic. Then came hoe to see my lovely gift from you..The mini die Happy Birthday. It must have arrived whilst I was away and will be very handy for the birthday cards I've yet to make for next month's family occasions

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card, great background.
Will try catch your shows later.

Sunnybec said...

Thanks for the heads up! I will be watching this. x

Anonymous said...

The card is a winner - love the die. So looking forward to seeing you at 3pm and on the ODS. I do wish that there was another craft show other than Ally Pally ie in the North as I cannot make it to London. WakeyL

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I like this card and remember it from the launch. The background still makes me think of fireworks :-) I am looking forward to seeing you create it and have all the shows set to record. Good Luck (not that you need it) and I hope everything goes smoothly for you.


Donita Naylor said...

Ingenious background!
It looks like you can snip parts of the tall buildings or not let the windows show if you want to extend the die withou seeming to repeat the building shapes.
Going to check Hochanda.
Thank you for the tip about Maximum Crafts having the Dots embossing folder.

Pauline Austen said...

Hi Sue, lovely background to showcase your skyline. Wish that I could watch your shows but every time I try here, the programme keeps cutting out. However, I will keep on trying. Hope you have sell out shows. Hugs xx Pauline in S.A.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful post and dies but the background is stunning and so effective. Looking forward to all your shows ....

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love this die and card . love Jean Z xxx

catherine lyons said...
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catherine lyons said...

Hi Sue
A great card and die i love the background its fabulous.
Catherine V94 xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Lovely card, love the background. It suits the die cuts perfectly.

You have made a lot of people happy by appearing on Hochanda again at last! I’m sure you’ll have sellouts on most things!

Love Helen xxx

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Spectacular card Sue x the background is stunning and love those dies x really looking forward to seeing you on our screens again x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue, 🥇Award Winning Blog 2016
”WHOOPEE” I’m Extremely Excited, I Pre-Ordered This Particular Die When
You First Launched Your New Collection It’s A Magnificent Cutting Die Set I Do Hope You
Also Get To Explain The Technique You Used For The Card You Made When You Actually Launched
This Tremendous Cutting Die On “The 25th January 2018” It’s A Beautiful Card It Blew Me Away
I’ll Be Watching Your Shows, Plus Taping Them To Look Back On, I Can’t Wait To See Your Spectacular
Demo’s, Beautiful Luxurious Cards Plus All The Truly Tremendous Tips/Techniques You Are So Willing To
Share With Us.............
To Today’s Card:-
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Black Gloss Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Tim Holtz Spiced Marmalade/Fossilized Amber/Picked Raspberry/Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide Ink Pads”
“Gold Paint Pen From Stash”
Famous Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card 🥇Award Winning 2017
“Sue Wilson’s New City Skyline Die Set” (From The Circle Scene Collection 5 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Just Wanted To Say Die Set” (From The Mini Sentiment Collection 2 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Congratulations Die Set” (From The Mini Sentiment Collection 1 Cutting Die)
Today’s Card Is Awesome With A Tremendous Background I Really Love It When You Show Us How To
Create Our Own Backgrounds, By Either Using Colour Cloud Ink/Pixie Powders So Much More Today
You Took A Piece Of “Coconut White Foundation Card” Then You Added Spiced Marmalade/Fossilized Amber
Picked Raspberry/Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide Ink Pads, This Created An Exceptional Background, You Used The
Distress Oxide Pad Edges To Create The Stripes Of Colour From A Central Point In Lower Middle Of Your Card
Sue, Then You Took Your “Gold Paint Pen” Flicking It Randomly To The Background To Add A Little Sparkle
You Dryed Your Background With A Heat Tool, You Then Cut Out Your Sentiment Out Of “Black Gloss Foundation Card”
“Just Wanted To Say” Then You Glued This Into Top Left Corner Of Your Background................
You Then Cut Out The City Skyline From A Piece Of “Black Gloss Foundation Card” You Cut It Across The Centre
To Extend By Using A Piece Of “Black Gloss Foundation Card”
Sue, You Then Cut Out The Other Sentiment “Congratulations” From “The Mini Sentiment Collection” Out Of
“Coconut White Foundation Card” You Then Glued This Below Your Buildings, You Attached Your Buildings To
Your Fantastic Background You Then Added “Mounting Foam” To The Back Of Your Background Then You Attached
This To Your “Coconut White Foundation Card” Which Includes Your Famous/Signature/Piercing You Also
Added A Black/Coconut White Foundation Card” Mat/Layer.
Thank You For Sharing Today’s Exquisite Card I Really Hope We See A Lot More Of This Cutting Die
Today’s Card Size Is:- 6 1/4 x 7 Inches
Not long Now Until Your First Show Where You’ll Share All Your Fantastic Techniques With This Particular Cutting Die
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs
Love From Sam xxx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Fabulous card love the scenic die and a lovely background and of course my favourite

sentiment dies this font is gorgeous I now have most of them.


Annx without an "e"

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
I just love the skyline die.
This card is just great and I'll be recording all your shows.
Evis M.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card. The background to your skyline die is beautiful and dramatic.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Such a great effect for the background. Hopefully I will be able to see the show on rewind.


Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
Love today's card very striking background thank you for that.
The sky line Dies are great especially for male cards p.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Love this card, the background is so effective!
Rosemary xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

just beautiful Sue
Gr Karin

Vie Carter said...

Fab card

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and I'm very tempted by this Die , can't wait to see all your shows and the card samples but I will have to record today's as I have to pick the family up from the airport
Myra thanks for asking after Sarah, they have to go back to GOSH for an MRI and depending on the results they hope to do the surgery on her spine before the end of this year.

Love and hugs to everyone especially all our missing friends

Scottydog said...

A very dramatic background, will be interested to watch you demoing this today Sue. I am toying with this die but there are one or two higher on the list! A great card for a man or anyone having a gap year & going travelling. Thank you for the inspiration Sue, will be watching you very soon.

Suzzette Yandle said...

Great background and fun City Skyline. Looking forward to your Hochanda shows.

CraftyJo said...

That die looks very useful, love the card.

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Love the skyline die, especially the last card you made in the afternoon show. Looking forward to 6 of clock.

Craftcornucopia said...

It was lovely to see you do this demo live this afternoon..... it is lovely to see you back at Hochanda, too, Sue.

My Wednesday giveaway card arrived this morning and it's as beautiful as I knew it would be. Thank you so much.

Diane in Wales xx

Pawprintx4 said...

Just watched you make this card and I am so glad I already have this die. I have so many ideas bouncing around in my head now. Glad you are getting away to Thailand...come back with loads of exotic ideas for new dies!
Waiting for my sister to drive up from the coast and we will be sure to have some fun crafting during her visit along with a birthday party for my DH and a visit to our 94 year old Mother.
Have a Great Weekend to everyone!
Stephanie K

Tressa said...

Lovely background to show this interesting die to its fullest.


Janet Wilson said...

Gorgeous card, can't wait to see the others when I watch the show I recorded

CCM said...

Hi Sue,

Love this card.The City Skyline Circle Scene die set was one of my favorite of your recent launch. Hopefully I will be able to see the show on rewind, want to see how easy is to create this interesting background.

Hugs from cold Toronto to you all and special hugs to all missing friends.
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette

ursula said...

Beautiful card, sitting at the same time watching you on your shows...your background on this card is beautiful....luv Ursula xx

dmj said...

Now this I like; could be used for a "new home" card??

Doreen x

Jan.moogie said...

Gorgeous card Sue and love the sentiment. What a fantastic burst of colour. love it. Right off to watch you on rewind, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Welsh Dors said...

Fabulous card. I love this die.

Narrowboat girl said...

Love the background & silhouetted city skyline. Have missed 2 of your shows so am going to treat myself to a Sue Wilson fest on catchup

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Just popped in before settling down to watch you at 8 x
Love this card and all the others you did in the 3 o clock show - hadn't realised just how brilliantly versatile this die is. I shouldn't be surprised should I x
And as for your 6 o clock show - gorgeous cards and brilliant demo. Love that stamp set and the colours you used were so pretty x
Just time to make a cuppa so I can settle down and soak up your expertise x
Love to everyone specially missing friends x
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

Sue MacFall said...

What a brilliant card - love the background, thank you Sue.

sued99 said...

Great card. All shows on record as far as possible. X

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card I saw you make this on Hochanda. I love all the different ways you used the dies. The background is gorgeous. Have a great weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Love this card. Sorry I didn’t get to see your shows today.
Life got in the way! I will be watching tomorrow on catchup.
Hugs Brenda xxx

Arlyn(O) said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card just watched you make on TV. Looking forward to tuning in tonight and tomorrow. Would love to see you on more or even your dies, since John left I don't see enough. Arlyn

Jan Sayer said...

Love the sky.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card, Sue
Suitable for so many different occasions.
The background is great!
Lesley S x

carol edwards said...

Really great card Sue. Nice to see you on Hochanda today. X

karenlotty said...

I watched the 3pm show It was brilliant Ilove the card Looks likeI need to invest in some oxide inks!

Betty McAlister said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous background on this card. Have recorded your 3pm show so can see how this was done perhaps tomorrow. Xx

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Good evening Sue and all

Fab background, suitable for our male cards. Though it could be suitable for many cards.

Looking forward to your demos. I have recorded them.

Love & hugs
Dorothy of Baldock xx

Littlelamb said...

Brilliant card Sue. Love the background. Wasn’t able to watch your show today and tomorrow will also be busy. Will watch on Sunday.

Brawny said...

Great shows today Sue. Can't wait to see you Sunday at Colemans. Am very excited.

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone
A gorgeous card Sue and I love the stunning background behind
the black skyline. Make me think of New York.

Lovely to see Beverly back, hope you now ok ?
Sending hugs to old as new friends through this blog.
Keep warm if you live in the UK, it's blooming cold this weekend Lol
Maria x

Eunice said...

The background is stunning, accents the black skyline of the city.

Marie P from Longridge said...

Good morning Sue.. A day late with my comment as usual. Yesterdays card is very striking and I do love the sky which I'm sure would lend itself to other dies in addition to the skyline.
I'm about to try to watch Hochanda on my PC and it starts in 2 minutes so BFN
Marie P.

Marie P from Longridge said...

What a disappointment Sue,
I thought I was going to watch you on my PC but I obviously had the wrong day as it looks like you are not on today and I was so looking forward to it.
Hope it went well as I'm sure it did.
Marie P.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Great card. I saw you demo this one on Hochanda.
So pleased you dedicated an hour to this versatile set of dies.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Fikreta said...

wonderful card!

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the shows that I managed to see and this card was amongst the demos.
Thanks for sharing,