Friday, 27 April 2018

Miss You

Hi bloggers!  The City Skyline is the subject for today's card.  I used black gloss card to cut the skyline pieces.  I decided to make rows rather than layering them on top of each other just to show another look for it.  I added them on to the circle cut in white with a sparkly moon.  Next I cut continuous strips of them and layered them in the same manner across a piece of white card that was covered with a sticky adhesive sheet.  I placed them all down then coated the exposed adhesive with Frosted Sparkle Glitterbitz and added the circle to the top.  I used the Miss You mini expression in the upper corner.  White and black gloss mats and layers were used to complete the card. The finished dimensions are 7 1/4" x  7 1/4" in size.

Don't forget to check back later thus afternoon as I will be doing the drawings and posting the winners for the blog launch die release!!  All for now, Sue x







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107 comments:

Heather Rogers said...

Good Morning Sue

A lovely card, actually I had forgotten I had got this die. I think I need to take time to go through my dies!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

hollyberry said...

I love the crisp clean look that putting the die cuts in lines gives this card.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Love this card.So striking.
Jan x

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, love this card, as it shows another fab way to use the skyline die, and black and white is always a very striking combination. Good luck for the draw everyone. Have a great day. Bx

Jan.moogie said...

Wow Sue just love your sky line cards as there is so much you can do with them, this one is awesome. Thanks for sharing and have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Great card Sue. Like the glossy black.

Karen Drew said...

Wow!! I just love how yo7 have used this die. So eye catching .
Luv
Karen xx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
This is stunning

Debra K. said...

Wonderful card this morning! Really cool design. Debra x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, great card this morning. Love this die set and it looks brilliant in the shiny card. Also love the sparkly circle.

Barbara V

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Outstanding - so striking in black and white and a real favourite die. I have had so much fun with it and pixie backgrounds -so did my grand daughter- she has gone home with half of my backgrounds lol !!
Good luck in the draw Wilsonettes !!
Hugs
Muriel x

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Another day another lovely sample of your skyline die. The same thought that goes through my mind every morning is "you are so clever" so do I really need to say more ? Have a great day whatever your planning to do with it, something crafty, something beautiful I dare say. Keeping fingers crossed that I see a lot of our everyday regular names on the list of winners later. Good luck guys xxx

CraftyCoffey said...

Stunning card, so striking-really lovely.

Michele

Jan Sayer said...

A really effective card. Quite dramatic.
Jan
Northampton

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue x x hazel

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a brilliant card.
Good luck to all for this afternoon.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Maria Illsley said...

A really clean look for this card its striking

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A great card for someone who has moved away/emigrated, love the 'bling'!x

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Great card.

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue, your city skyline is simply beautiful and using black gloss card is so striking.
Marion S x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue
WOW what a stunning card this morning . I do love the City Skyline design , the effect you have created bringing the back ground together is brilliant. The finishing touches of the sparkle works so well.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all..... Wendy

DeCor said...

A different sort of card but really love the way you raised the circle in the middle. Have a wonderful day!

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, great card, I bought this die set as I had to make a skyline card for the swap group I am in. Love Jean xxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a great card! I love the way you've raised the centre from the background. The glitter finishes it all off.
Back at you with the sentiment!
Hugs x
Heather T

Ruth Kidd said...

I love the different textures in this card Sue, plus the sharp contrast in colours. Another good design for those tricky male cards.
Good luck everyone for the draw later today.
Ruth x

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. This is another stunning card that I would make for my lovely Niece. She is New York mad ..... and did a 4 day visit there last year. This would certainly brighten up her day..... and mine.... when I saw her beautiful face light up when she opened it. Sending best wishes to everyone this morning. Ohhhh nearly forgot. GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE FOR THE LAUNCH DRAW LATER TODAY. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

Chris Curry said...

I really like this card, there could be so many meanings behind the sentiment. A very smart card Sue, thank you. Have a good weekend. Xxx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue this card looks extra special cut in gloss card, very effective. Useful card for quite a few different occasions. X

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card.
B xx

Sandy G said...

Great card Sue. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Jan Jay said...

Hi Sue, what a great card so effective x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a stunning card, the city skyline is just amazing and so clever to raise the middle too. A perfect card for those who work away. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Betty McAlister said...

Morning Sue. Gorgeous sparkly card. Xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Morning Sue
Such a cool card x
I know so many who would love this card - male and female x
Trish I had a lovely lunch thank you. Picked up then waited on hand and foot then dropped back. Bit like the queen x
June 80 eh? I'm going to be 50 in July - my list is getting longer as well x
Well good luck in the draw folks. I always get very excited and not just for myself x
Lots of love to all specially missing friends x
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Anonymous said...


Hi Sue
What a dramatic look this card has. Simply stunning.

Heather R Oxfordshire

karenlotty said...

A great card for both male and female recipients
What a great idea to use a circle focal element I might try this with other dies

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Love the card great idea. love Jean Z xxx

Rosie said...

A lovely card Sue....
Love Rosie from Chorley...xxx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

This is really eye-catching, love the black gloss and bling - and wouldn't it also work beautifully as a Ch......s card!

Izzy

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the way you have extended the City Skyline beyond the circle and created the rows of buildings.
Looking forward to the draw!
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

2 dollybirds said...

Morning Sue what a great card especially for the men in my life thank you once again for sharing

Doreen from kettering said...



What a stunning card, Sue, love black and white
so useful,




Doreen x

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card with your useful skyline die, I love the way you have layered them.Yvonne xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card , love the skyline
Good luck to everyone this afternoon

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

BenteS said...

This is a great card for both male and female friends.
Love the City Skyline die; so versatile :))

Narrowboat girl said...

An interesting card Sue but not really my style

Susan Battensby said...

What a great card, you are clever.
First thing that popped into my head was it would be a lovely card for offspring that have flown the
nest and moved into the big city.
x

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Very dramatic and effective. Am thinking about getting this die, after seeing your samples with it.

stitchingranny said...

I do not know why but most of the pictures will not come up and the rest are only partial pictures. However I think this is one that you made on Hochanda, or was in the samples, as I am sure i have seen it before. A nice card from the bits I can see and what I remember lol.

Hugs Helen xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, wow this is an amazing card, really elegant and what a joy it would be to someone to receive it. Brilliant.

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

Anne said...

What a fabulous card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Tressa said...

Very much like the design of this card.

Teresa

Anonymous said...

wow, this is such a different way to use this die, I would never have thought of it, it's gorgeous. Will be making this card for sure. Hugs WALES FOR EVER. xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
A great way to use this Die to make a skyline. Great card.

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Sue
Stunning card this morning. Love the black and white version you have made for today but, as we have seen before, the die also
looks fabulous made with coloured csrd or Pixie Powders.
Lesley S x

Chantal said...

Great card, love it.
Hugs, Chantal S

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,

a great idea to extend the Skyline dies. I´m glad having this set. Your card is beautiful...

Rolf

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue, 🥇Award Winning Blog For 2016
Today’s Card Is Just Exquisite I Truly Love Monochrome Cards They Look
So Striking, Sue You Always Make/Design The Most Phenomenal Cards Which
Helps Us Try To Achieve Something Similar........
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card ✨
“Creative Expression Piercing Ruler 12”/30cm”
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Black Gloss Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Sparkle Glitterbitz”
“Creative Expression A4 Sticky Adhesive Sheet”
Famous Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card ✨🥇Award Winning Dies For 2017
“Sue Wilson’s City Skyline Die Set” (From The Circle Collection 5 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Miss You Die Set” (From The Mini Expression Collection 2 Cutting Dies)
Sue, You Began Today’s Masterpiece By Using A Piece Of Black Gloss Foundation Card To Cut Out The Skyline Pieces
You Decided To Make Rows of The Skyline Rather Than Place Them On Top Of Each Other, Sharing Another Tip/Technique
With Us....
Sue, You Added Them Onto The Circle Cut Out Of Coconut White Foundation Card You Also Glued On A Sparkly Moon
Next You Cut Continuous Strips Of The Skyline You Layered Them In Same Manner Across A Piece Of Coconut White
Foundation Card That You Had Covered With An Sticky Adhesive Sheet....
Sue, You Placed Them All Down On The Card With The Adhesive Sheet, Then You Added Cosmic Shimmer Frosted
Sparkle Glitterbitz To The Exposed Area, Then You Placed The Circle On Top, You Then Cut Out The Miss You
Sentiment From The Mini Expression Collection In Black Gloss Foundation Card You Added This To Your Background
Using Glue, Then You Applied This To Your Base Card Which Includes Your Famous/Signature/Piercing Plus A
Black Gloss/White Mat/Layer
Thank You For Sharing Today’s Magnificent Card I Love This Particular Die I Use Mine Now With The Sunrise Mask
That I Purchased From Creative Expression
Card Size 7 1/4 x 7 1/4
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx
Good Luck 🤞🍀To All The Wonderful Blog Members In Today’s Draw But We’re All Winners With Sue’s Exceptional Blog............

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card. Very striking card in white and black with some sparkle using your City Skyline dies.

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Fantastic card Sue x the cityscape is such a wonderful scene and looks so striking in the black and white x I love how you have extended it beyond the circle x thankyou Sue x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a different and attractive take on a CAS card. I like the monochrome look with the different textures and the extended skyline is really effective.

Good Luck to everyone this afternoon for when Sue makes lots of Wilsonettes very happy.

Frances

Donita Naylor said...

Dazzling card! Skyline looks fabulous day or night.

Thank you, Sue and team, for the extra work you're doing to award dies. It would be interesting to know how well the launch comments predict sales.

Best of luck to all the hopefuls.

Donita

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue this is a real beauty very elegant and different I love this die thank you sue
Good luck everyone love always sue
June Horrocks xxxxxxx

Jackie Durrant said...

Good morning Sue, this is a nice idea with the circle overlay to give a depth to the card. Have a good weekend, love from Jackie xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

A nice clean, contemporary card that could be for male or female. Quite dramatic too.

Love Helen xxx

spoole said...

Hi Sue,
This is a great die Sue and I love this idea.
Kind regards,
Sheila

Sue MacFall said...

What a useful die - another must have !!

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful post and very effective in classic monochrome. Have this die and its fab

Anonymous said...

Sue, this is a great die which is has many uses including (dare I say it) Christmas. WakeyL

Craftyhugs said...

Hi sue. Love the colours in this card plus the texture created using frosted glitterbix. Beautiful die and stunning card. Scene looks fab xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
I love this die, it's also very versatile. Love the way you've used it in this post.
And I shall certainly come back to see who have been the lucky winners. And then order the dies I'm still short of :-)
Hugs, Rose

Kate's Cards said...

Great monochrome card. Love the cityscape! Xxx

lydia jordan said...

Afternoon Sue,
Gorgeous card, love black and white.
Lydia
x

Arlyn(O) said...

Hi Sue, Love this card and made it last week for a birthday card. A

Pauline Austen said...

Hi Sue, I do like this skyline die and the versatility of it. I'm having trouble buying black or red gloss card locally, so will have to look online as it's great for your barbecue die too. Hugs xx Pauline

Jayona said...

Lovely card

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card Sue and fab design.
Gr Karin

Scottydog said...

Liking the different way of presenting this die. The way you have highlighted the middle of the diecut in the circle works well. Another great card, thank you Sue!
Good luck everyone in the draw.

Yorks butterfly said...

Hi Sue, great card. I do like the dramatic effect that just using black and white gives this card.
Wendy x

Rosemary Stickland said...

Fabulous card, the black and white is so striking.
Rosemary xx

CraftyJo said...

Love it :)

Dawn Holben said...

This is a wonderful card, love it in the black and white and i love the effect the glitter bitz give.x

Pawprintx4 said...

I love this die...one of the first I bought during the last launch. Works great for anyone.A very dramatic and different die cut.
Good luck on the drawing to everyone. We have all enjoyed the launch and the fabulous cards, win or not.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Vie Carter said...

Love this idea
Vie
x

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
Love the card and the die.
Regards,
Evis M.

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Great Card. I really like how you have used the building die cuts across the card, very different and clever. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Lisbeth said...

I absolutely love this die set but I wouldn't have thought of using it in this way. Great imagination.

Lisbeth

Jackie Trinder said...

Oh Sue this is a stunning card I love it. Those dies are amazing. Enjoy the rest of the day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

ursula said...

Great card Sue....so many ideas with this die...luv Ursula xx

sued99 said...

Brilliant card. X

catherine lyons said...

Hi Sue
A stunning card very striking.
Catherine v93 xx

Karen M said...

Hi Sue,
Brilliant dramatic card,love it
Thanks Sue
Best wishes
Karen M

CCM said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card. I do love the skyline die , it looks fabulous day or night, like Donita said.
Thank you for showing us another way to use it.
Hugs from Toronto
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette
Carmen-Dorothy

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue lovely card the skyline die is amazing so many ways to use it

Littlelamb said...

Stunning card Sue. Thank you.

scrAPpamondo said...

This is so modern and has a great dimension! Stunning work!

Lynda's craft's said...

Good evening Sue
Gorgeous card I love the skyline Die it can be used for many occasions. Love how you have used it today.
Love & Hugs Lynda Brock xx

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Good evening Sue,

Your skyline card is so different to what I am used to, it is a stunning card, and I love it. Another must buy for me.

I love the way you have done this, super.

Love n hugs Dorothy of Baldock

Tres said...

Hi Sue. This is a fabulous card using your fabulous City Skyline dies !!! I love the modern, sophisticated design you have made using black gloss card and white glitter which I think really makes a bold statement !!! I love how you have used part of the design as the background and then raised up the circle die with the central part of the design. I think this makes such a lovely effect on your card. It is stunning !!! Thank you Sue. Lots of love from Tres X X X

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,
Love the City Skyline dies. What a dramatic card you have created with this die ser. Love it.
,Love and hugs Brenda

Eunice said...

Very intriguing card Sue, love the skyline dies!!

Latenight SandyH said...

Very dramatic, modern-looking card.
Take care everyone.

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a unique die set and such a stunning card in black gloss and glitter. A real eye catcher. Congratulations to all of the lucky winners from the April launch.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Beverly

Clai01 said...

Great card especially for a person who likes to travel. x

Marie P from Longridge said...

Good morning Sue and all Wilsonettes.
A very striking card today Sue. It has given me an idea for a die I have never used. I often wish I had started card-making years ago as I would no doubt be marking them by now. You are such an inspiration Sue. Thank you for all of your sharing.
Marie P.

Marie P from Longridge said...

Sorry about that. I meant Marketing

Theresa Pace said...

so cool. just up my street. i need to get new york skyline. so white collar, hugs xx