Saturday, 3 March 2018

Cheers Card


Hi bloggers!  Today's video will show you how to use acetate to create a 3D look to your cosmopolitan glass.  It looks fab with a "sugar" rim of Iced Snow too!

The winner of this week's Wednesday Card Giveaway is:

Lyn Cleasby!!!

Congratulations!  Please email me at americansue1@gmail.com to confirm your address and claim your card.








The finished dimensions are 7" x  7" in size.  All for now, Sue x

86 comments:

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue x xhazel

hollyberry said...
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hollyberry said...

Beautiful card that is wonderful for all those cocktail lovers. Love the frosting on the rim of the glass.
Congratulations Lyn on winning Wednesday's card.

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. Great card, it's made me smile as it reminds me of a great card on Paul's fb group using this die but with a party girl topper positioned inside the cocktail glass, a great 18/21st or 'Hen Night' invitation but the collection is fun and very very versatile.
What a truly amazing card you've become owner of Lyn many congratulations to you, what a way to start the day ☺
Not sure if you had a quick glance of the closing ceremony of the winter Olympic games Sue, but the stadium had the shape similar to one of your hexagonal /octagonal frames but had a kind of weaving pattern to it when the lights shone on it from a bird's eye view, it bought to mind what a great addition to the weaving dies this would make, to have a large frame with the weaving effect. I'm the same with kitchen paper lol see a beautiful pattern and imagin an embossing folder !
Maybe therapy would help 😉 lol.
Sending love and hugs and hope your day is a great one whatever your plans or wherever you are xxx

Donita Naylor said...

What fun! Lots of optical foolery. Somewhere, someday, someone is going to lick that sugar rim and find it lacking flavor.

Cheers to all enjoying guilt-free idleness today.

Best,
Donita

Heather Rogers said...

Good Morning Sue

How absolutely hilarious. I am going to make a card with this die set today for my daughter in law's birthday later in the year and was only looking at this card yesterday for ideas.

Congratulations to Lyn

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue, congrats to Lyn.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, I love these types of cards using acetate and building them up, I will watch the video later.

Congratulations to Lyn, you will enjoy your card.

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

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Great card today.Cheers to Lyn enjoy your card.
Jan x

Debra K. said...

What a fun card! Love the frosting around the top of the acetate, great idea. Debra x

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely card,
I seem to remember a demo of this card.
Congratulations to Lyn what a beautiful card you will have.
Take care all and keep warm Kitty.

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous card love the colours with the Acetate and dies used really pretty

Congratulations Lynn enjoy your card xx

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day and stay safe all

Love
Hunnymummy54 from MK
xxx

Clai01 said...

Very cheery card Sue may I add ! x

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very lovely.

CraftyCoffey said...

Great card today.

Congrats to the card winner.

Michele

catherine lyons said...

Morning Sue
A fabulous card great idea with the sugercoating nice colours congrats to Lyn
Catherine V94 xx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card.
Congrats to Lyn.
B xx

Chris Curry said...

A great card that just makes me smile. I am so tempted with these dies, I love how you use the acetate. Have a good weekend Sue and stay warm. Xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Great card, I know a few people this would be perfect for!!!!
Congratulations Lyn on your win. Sue xxx

Marion Scott said...

Fabulous card Sue.
Congratulations to Lyn
Marion S x

TDQ Karen said...

Great fun card,Congratulations to Lyn xx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all.
I just love this card and the Cosmopolitan die collection. I have to admit that I got a little hooked on making cards with this set and cocktail glasses.
Congratulations to Lyn.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all.... Wendy

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A great fun 3d card. Congratulations to Lyn.Yvonne xx

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

Love the collection and the celebration card.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Anne said...

Great card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, this card is such a fun way to send a greeting. Would be great as a bon voyage card for anyone going to warmer climes and escaping the cold and snow. Well done Lyn on winning the card. Stay safe and have a good day everyone. Bx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A fun card, Suitable for many occasions.
Lydia
X

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. What a lovely light hearted card this morning. Just makes me feel like a cocktail happy hour is on the way..lol. great for the younger young ladies cards. Ohhhh and I know a few older ones as well.lol. The use of the glitter around the rim is brilliant.
Just been to our local sorting office to collect my parcel I have been waiting for.... the post man brought it yesterday..... but unfortunateley we had to go to a funeral and we were out when he came. Now I can't wait to play with my new Classic Adorned Octogon Set. So I will leave you now... sending congratulations to Lynn on her winning the Wednesday Card..... and best wishes to every one.... stay in and keep warm on this bitter cold Saturday morning. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, such a great card, love the extra sugar glitter touch. Congratulations to Lyn on winning Wednesday's card x

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

A very stylish card and perfect for all sorts of celebratory occasions - Cheers!

Congratulations to Lyn on winning Wednesday's gorgeous card...

Izzy

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - Love this card! Love the use of acetate and the crystals. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Jan.moogie said...

Love it love it love it, great tutorial Sue. Be safe out there, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Anonymous said...


Hi Sue

Great card, we all have people who would appreciate a card like this.

Regards

Heather R Oxfordshire

karenlotty said...

Fabulous card and the die set is such a versatile set - male female and young alike
Stay safe and warm everyone

stitchingranny said...

What fun a very cheerful Cheers card today Sue.

Hugs Helen xx

BenteS said...

Love this card :))
Thanks for the great tips in your video!

Tressa said...

Fun card. Good for any celebratory occasion.

I think I need what ever could be put into that glass when the snow melts and I can celebrate having heating on again. Needless to say my condensate pipe froze again last night. I should have made the anniversary card yesterday morning whilst I did have temporary heating...... that'll larn me! Oh well, they say it is going to warm up this coming week. Bet you aren't enjoying this weather Sue.

Teresa

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue lovely cheerful fun card today it brought a smile to my face
Congratulations to Lynne treasure your special card
Sending good wishes to all

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a fab and beautiful card Sue

gr karin

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Great card love it. love Jean Z xxxx

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue, great idea for making those 'batch' birthday cards that we all need. Love the sugar coating around the glass.
Congratulations to Lynne
Hope that your snow is starting to melt and it's getting a little bit warmer. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs xx Pauline in S.A.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card I love it. If you just change the colours it would look so different. That's why I love your dies so much. Have a great weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Fantastic card Sue x fun and classy x I love the sugared rim x thankyou Sue x
Congratulations Lyn x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for sharing this beautiful stylish card and for the great video too. Congratulations to Lyn on winning the wonderful Wednesday card.
Teresa it's not cocktails you need but plenty of hot drinks to keep you warm!!

Love and hugs to everyone especially all our missing friends
Pat

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Great fun card love it and again something a bit different...

Congrats to the winner on winning the giveaway...

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue, Award Winning Blog 2016
Today’s Card Is Just Magnificent I Purchased These Particular Cutting Dies When You Released Them
It Was A Friend Of Mines Birthday A Couple Of Days Prior To Christmas So I Used These Dies She Loved It
I Went Shopping I Purchased A Pack Of Straws Plus Those Little Umbrellas For Cocktail Drinks Glasses Also
I Found Some Glass Rings That People Attach To The Glasses At Parties Etc:- I Glued Mine On.
I’ve Another Birthday Card To Make For A Young Girl At My Hairdresser So This Is Fantastic For Her, Thank You
For The Jolt To Remind Me To Use This Spectacular Cutting Dies Set, I Love The Font Of The Sentiment.
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card
Creative Expression Piercing Ruler 12”/30cm (As Our Sue Does The Piercing Around The Card)
Creative Expression Coconut White/Black/Deep Raspberry Foundation Card
Creative Expression Mounting Foam
Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue
Creative Expression Acetate
Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Black Dazzlers
Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels Iced Snow
Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass Distress Ink Pad
Spotty Paper From Your Stash
Famous Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card Award Winning 2017 Cutting Dies
Sue Wilson’s 3D Cosmopolitan Cocktail Die Set (From The Necessities Collection 11 Cutting Dies)
Sue Wilson’s Cocktail Glasses Die Set (From The Necessities Collection 11 Cutting Dies)
Sue, You Started Today’s Remarkable Card By Taking The Die That Creates The Top Part Of The Cocktail Glass
You Cut This Out Using Acetate (You Mentioned It’s Best Not To Use A Thick Acetate But A Thinner Acetate)
Once You Had Cut This Out You Showed Us In The Video Tutorial Where The Fold Marks Are On The Acetate Then You
Creased It Which Gives You The Shape Of The Upper Part of Your Cocktail Glass.
Next You Added A Line Of Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue Across The Rim Of Your Acetate (Glass)
Sue, You Then Added To This Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels Iced Snow, So Once This Is Dry It Gives It A Sugared Look
You Placed This To One Side Then You Cut Out Your Full Cocktail Glass From Coconut White Foundation Card You Added
A Touch Of Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass Distress Ink To This, Then You Cut Out Your Background (The Whole Glass Once Again)
Using A Piece Of Deep Raspberry Foundation Card, Once Cut Out You Cut Away The Bottom Half Of The Glass Also Just A
Slither From The Top, You Glued This Into Place Then You Attached Your Acetate By Using Single Sided Tape To Both
Of The Creased Sides Making Sure That Your Acetate Bows Slightly At The Front To Create A Look Of Glass
Sue, You Had Created A Coconut White Background Approx One Third At The Bottom You Attached Your Spotty Paper From
Your Stash, Then You Added A Strip Of Mounting Foam To The Back Of Your Cocktail Glass You Placed This Onto Your
Background, You Also Cut Out The Stupendous Umbrella/Straw (The Embossing Is So Detailed) You Cut The Umbrella Out
Of The Same Spotty Paper (It Looks Fabulous) You Trimmed The Ends Slightly Then Glued Them Just Behind
The Deep Raspberry Background In Your Cocktail Glass, You Then Added This To Your Main Card Using Mounting Foam
Onto A Coconut White/Black/Coconut White Mat/Layer, You Cut Out The Sentiment CHEERS Twice From Black
Foundation Card Then Layered Them Together For Extra Stability Then You Spray Glued, Then Placed Them To The Top
Of Your Superb Card You Added Three Black Dazzlers To Your Pink Spotty Paper By Using A Touch Of Glue...
Sue, Thank You So Very Much For The Outstanding Video Tutorial! Which Are Always Extremely Informative You Share
All Your Tremendous Tips/Techniques With Us I For One Am Extremely Grateful.
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
A Huge Congratulations To Lyn Cleasby For Winning This Weeks Wednesday Gift Card (Which Is A Masterpiece) Enjoy.

June Horrocks said...

Love this card sue great for party invites or special birthdays thank you for the great video
Love always June Horrocks xxxxxxxxx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I think I will stick to my chilled dry white wine thank you but I do like this card and know several ladies who would love to receive something like this. I love the touch of glitter on the rim as it finishes it off perfectly.

Lyn - Congratulations on being this week's Wednesday Winner, enjoy your beautiful card.

Frances

Sandy G said...

Great card Sue. Congratulations to Lyn.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Such a fun card, suitable for all
sorts of occasions!
Rosemary xx

Kiraneries said...
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Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a lovely fun card. I love the cocktail glass with the glitter around the rim. Thanks for your video. Congratulations to the lucky card winner.

CraftyJo said...

Nice idea for the right occasion :)

ursula said...

Great idea, real girly card, I made this for a friend recently and added some shimmer on the edge of the glass to look like sugar....great idea, beautiful card....luv Ursula xx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Lovely card just the thing to "Cheer" us up in this awful cold weather

Congrats to the card winner

Hugs

Annx without an "e"

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I love this it is so different to anything else and has so many uses.I have the cocktail glasses set and it is so useful.My granddaughter made this without the acetate for her mummy for mothers day.
Congratulations to Lyn.I hope those with heating problems get sorted soon.Everyone enjoy your weekend

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue not quite summer cocktail weather but a great card nevertheless. Love from Jackie xx

Arlyn(O) said...

Hi Sue, Lovely clean, clear and crisp card. Very neat. Arlyn

Pawprintx4 said...

Fun & cheeky card today. I may have to buy this die set for the sugared rim and the Cheers font. We all need cheering these days.
Congratulations Lynn. You have won a perfect SW card.
Everyone have some fun this weekend. The wind is whipping it up here in true March fashion although it is sunny. I have crafting projects to complete inside (using SW weather dies).
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Narrowboat girl said...

A fab card to remind us that the warmer weather must surely be on the way

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Loving this card and the stamps to go with it. So, so clever to be able to do the glass in 3D - unfortunately mine were requested flat because of postage. But the day will come.............
hugs, Rose

Vie Carter said...

I love this card

Vie
x

Suzzette Yandle said...

Such a fun card. The 3D effect of your acetate glass is amazing. Thanks for the video.

Eunice said...

Very "fun" card Sue.

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
Only just catching up with your posts been covering for a few days for people that couldn't travel into work. I love today's card will watch the video later after I get home from work.
Hugs x
Heather T

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue!!!
I love the 3D Glass really pretty. Will watch video later when comfy and warm in bed.

dmj said...



What a lovely happy card; anyone would
be so pleased to receive it. The touch
of "sugaring" round the lip is so realistic.

Congrats to Lyn,


Doreen x

lindyloo12 said...

What a lovely cheery card, I really like this one!

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a really great card. So appropriate for a great many of my friends!

Lisbeth

sued99 said...

Fabulous card. X

scrAPpamondo said...

Lovely clean design!

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Wow I really adore this card!! It’s fab...I’d certainly love to receive a card like this!!
Hugs
Sam
xxxx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Lovely card. Nice and bright and fresh. Will watch the video later. Spent last night and this morning making a 30th birthday card for my nephew using the in the tool box die set. Had fun. The tools are so cute. Hope he likes it.

Thanks Pat for your comments re the heating. All fixed now thank goodness. Seems to be more efficient too, the radiators are hotter. Will be booking a service soon. X.

Teresa, wow a 12 ft pipe, no wonder it took such thawing. Glad you’re all fixed too. X

Myra thanks for your comments too, and belated birthday wishes to your hubby.x

Love Helen. Xxx

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,
We all need to make a card like this from time to time, Great Card ... Thank you for your wonderful inspiration.
Hugs Brenda xxx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
What a super card for today, great for so many different occasions.
I love the sugared rim of Iced Snow, just perfect!
Lesley S x

Jean said...

Such fun!

Betty McAlister said...

Evening Sue. Love this fun card, ideal for so many friends and family.
Congratulations to Lynne on winning Wednesdays stunning card, lucky lady.
Hope you're enjoying your holiday Sue, Thailand wasn't it? Xx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Fabulous card for so many of my friends and family- love the detail - frosting is perfect.
Congratulations Lyn, enjoy your beautiful card.
Keep warm and safe
Hugs
Muriel x

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Great party card,love it, such fun.
Wish I could send you all some warmth, it's so nice here in WA,
Hope things improve soon
Best wishes everyone
Karen M

Fikreta said...

It's so very nice!
hugs

Princess Pixie! said...

Evening/Morning/Whatever time of day!!
No internet today until now x
Love love love your cocktail dies - they are so ingenious. I have used them quite a few times and they always make amazing cards x
Very late so love to all specially missing friends x
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

CCM said...

Hi Sue,
Fun and easy to make card today. Love the "sugar" rim of Iced Snow.Thanks for the inspiration.

Hugs from 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
Carmen-Dorothy

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a fun, happy card today that looks good enough to drink. There are so many occasions when this card could be used and would be sure to bring a smile to the recipients face.

Hope that everyone is staying safe and warm with snows that you have been having. Last night we had sustained winds of 67 mph and gusts up to 97 mph. It was so loud it was impossible to sleep and it felt like any minute the house was going to take off and fly. Thankfully it calmed down quite a bit this afternoon but there were lots of trees down, shutters and roof shingles lying around. The only thing you can say about the weather these days is that it is unpredictable.

Congratulations to Lynne on winning the card giveaway, it was such a beautiful card.

Have a wonderful day.

Beverly

Marie P from Longridge said...

Such a beautiful card Sue and your video is superb.

Congratulations Lyn on your win. Isn't it a lovely feeling.
Hugs to all who need them.
Marie P.

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