Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Pixied Leaves Card

Hi bloggers!  Today's video uses the Pixie powdered leaves that were used in a previous video as a resist for another background.  Waste not, want not I always say!

 The finished dimensions are 8" x  8" in size.  All for now, Sue x
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Clai01 said...

Hi Sue
lovely card and great idea and hoping to see some green leaves soon also! x

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Love this die set and all your leaves look so pretty.
Enjoy your day.
Jan x

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Very pretty card, the leaves are gorgeous. Sue xxx

Jan.moogie said...

Beautiful card and fantastic tutorial Sue, loved it. Have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a very striking card because of the leaf colours against the white, and a great way to use the die cuts left from another card. Off to watch the video. Have a great day everyone. Bx

DeCor said...

Great video again. Love your leaves and this card. Thank you again for sharing your clever techniques.

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. I'm probably getting repetitive now but I do love the colours of Autumn - although I know we could fill this Bushel basket with many of the floral dies you've bought to us in spring/summer colour scheme but there's something about the basket that makes it cry out for leaves, fruit or vegetables. I'm fortunate to own both the basket and the garden tools but I'm missing the leaves 😢 there are now soo many various backgrounds now to chose from so these 'older' backgrounds get lots in the past so its really lovely to see the resist technique again, one I've not done in a couple of years. This sample is just gorgeous and I'm looking forward to watching the tutorial at some point this morning. Hope your prep work for the weekend is going well it would be great if I could go one year but it's just too far to travel for me - never mind that's life.
So although you'll be very busy, it's all for something you love and to give those that admire you a great weekend watching you do what you love most, have an enjoyable day xxx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a great card and video.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Debra K. said...

Wonderful card! Love the use of the leaves from the other card and, of course, the glitter :). Debra x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful autumnal card, love the detail in the rake and bushel.x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a stunning card today, will watch the video later.

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

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue xx hazel

Anonymous said...

GM Sue. Lovely. CraftyclareW

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue, thank you for sharing this lovely card. I do love the colours of autumn, but at present I am waiting patiently for signs of green shoots appearing on our trees. Will watch the video later this morning. Hugs xx Pauline

hollyberry said...

Really beautiful card. The colours on the leaves are wonderful.

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

TDQ Karen said...

Great card love a two for one

CraftyCoffey said...

Brilliant card, would be suitable for many occasions.


Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card.
B xx

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue
Fabulous card and video and great to be able to use waste from another card.
Marion S x

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a beautiful card love the colours and the another using my favourite pixie powders oh how I love these also great dies used really pretty going to make a cuppa and watch the video

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day and stay safe all

Hunnymummy54 from MK

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Great video, so happy to see the leaves again ! I really like this card, although it is autumn here we don't get the real autumn, just seem to go from hot to cold.
Hugs to all
Muriel x

Chris Curry said...

I remember the original card and love this one too. Such a nice way to say thank you, it makes me smile. Thank you Sue, have a good day. Xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely card and very good use of the leaves.

Barbara V

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A great card which is suitable for many occasions.Yvonne xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - an ideal card for anyone who loves gardening and your video was very explicit. The leaf dies are so useful but this card could be adapted with different dies for other occasions too. Sending best wishes

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Those Pixied leaves are wonderful, so much sparkle and shine even without the glittered background....I must say that I really love the "no waste" dies from your collections, there are some wonderful designs and the best bit is of course that there is no waste!...


theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Fantastic card Sue x love the autumnal colours x the leaves are so useful x will have to watch the video later as off to an appointment x thankyou Sue x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card love the leaves. love Jean Z xxx

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue love the card the leaves are great thank you for a great video love always June Horrocks xxxxxx

BenteS said...

Lovely card, and the leaves are great :))
Thanks for the video!

Tressa said...

Lovely card. As you said, 'waste not, want not'.... this shows beautifully what one can do with waste from a previous card.

Like others I am waiting for it to warm up and for green leaves to appear. I moved into my house thirty years again and there were a mass of daffodils out in full bloom. Over the past few years they have bloomed earlier and earlier. This year? Still in bud. Roll on spring.


Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Great idea for using up those leftovers. This card really brings to life those autumn days of raking up all those leaves in the garden. Still I don't have to do that job anymore since I have moved to a flat.


lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, love the colours.

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue beautiful card I was waiting to see what you would do with those leaves from a previous card you've put them to good use & created a masterpiece!
At least we have done sunshine today after the torrential rain yesterday We ended up with a big pond at the bottom of our garden but we made the most of it & had leaf & twig boat races with the grandchildren great fun!
Sending good wishes to all

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a beautiful card Sue
Gr Karin

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
Such a lovely card this morning and thank you for doing the video. The colours from the pixie powders on the autumn leaves are stunning.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all.... Wendy

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

I adore autumn, adore pixie powders so this is an ideal card for me. Beautiful!


Heather R Oxfordshire

Kate's Cards said...

Brilliant! A card from the waste of a previous card. Xx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card with gorgeous colours.
Love to all, Alison xx

dmj said...

What a lovely card!! I, too, love the colours
of autumn, and this is a gorgeous card for anyone
to receive,

Doreen x

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Lovely card Sue. And I remember those leaves that were left over. It's lovely to watch what you did with them instead of just telling us. I have watched the video and what a brilliant job you have done with them. I would class this as a man card with a different sentiment. I will file it away with my "other man things" Always good to fall back on. We have a brighter morning today..... just hope we don't have anymore rain or we might all be swimming in Lynnes pool at the bottom of her garden ha ha lol. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Great video I have my granddaughters today so busy today

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Gorgeous autumnal colours. A great use of your leftover leaves. Thanks for your video, I will play catchup when we are home.

sued99 said...

Really lovely card. Like the way you’ve used the leaves from the other card. X

Donita Naylor said...

Once again, what fun!



rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,

a beautiful card and the leaves are stunning with pixies... I have to try these powders.

Rolf xxx

ursula said...

Wow, great card, as you say 'waste not, want not'....those leaves look amazing....thanks Sue..luv Ursula xx

ursula said...

Sue, something I have been meaning to ask for ages, what spray glue do you use please ????? luv Ursula xx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I think that you have used the leftover leaves to great effect on this card, love it. They do say crafters don't waste anything:-) I love all of the garden related dies and colouring the handles and shafts etc on the tiny tools is quite relaxing. Clear video as usual thank you.


Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
This card is amazing!! Off to watch the video now!

CraftyJo said...

Lovely :)

Scottydog said...

Thank you Sue for showing us what can be done with the leaves from your resist card. I made some autumnal leaves with pixies the other day & they really turned out great. Unfortunately don’t have the garden dies to do this card, but thanks for the idea.

CCM said...

Have the cascading leaves but not the garden dies, still this card is a great inspiration. Thanks you. Off to watch the video.

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

AilsaM said...

Hi Sue, Another Fab 'stash'card. Thank You! Ailsa

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Great card! Nothing goes to waste. Thank you for the demo.
Véronique L

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue, 🥇Award Winning Blog For 2016
Today’s Card Plus The Video Tutorial Is Just Exceptional I Can Remember When You
First Did The Other Card “The Leaf Resist Card” Created With An Exceptional Cutting Die
Plus The Magical Pixie Powders Not Only Did You Create One Card You Made TWO........
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card ✨
“Creative Expression 12”/30cm Piercing Ruler”
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Tan/Cocoa Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Smoothies”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression A4 Sticky Adhesive Sheet”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Frosted Sparkle Glitterbitz”
“Creative Expression Pixie Powders Used To Create The Magnificent Coloured Leaves 🍁
In First Card Ancient Copper/Lava Red/Rich Gold/Burnt Orange/Straw Yellow”
“Tim Holtz Walnut Stain Distress Oxide Ink”
Famous Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card ✨🥇Award Winning Cutting Dies For 2017
“Sue Wilson’s Cascading Leaves Die Set” (From The Finishing Touches Collection 2 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Bushel Basket die Set” (From The Necessities Collection 7 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Life Is A Garden Die Set” (From The Necessities Collection 11 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Double Pierced Square Die Set A/B” (From The Noble Collection 10 Dies In Each Set)
Sue, You Began Today’s Card By Taking A Piece Of Coconut White Foundation Card” Which You Placed A
Sticky Adhesive Sheet On, Then The Leaves (From Your Previous Card You Brought Back In, You Peeled Back
The Edges Of Your Background Placing The Leaves Randomly Twisting/Turning But Only Covering The Edges.
Then You Removed The Rest Of Your Sticky Adhesive Sheet, Bringing In A Smaller Mat/Layer Square From
Cocoa/Tan/Coconut White, Adding Mounting Foam To The Back You Then Placed This To The Centre Of Your Card
Then You Brought In Your Frosted Sparkle Glitterbitz Placing Over The Areas That Still Had Sticky Adhesive
Showing, You Then Attached This To A Tan/Cocoa Foundation Card Mat/Layer With Mounting Foam Attaching To Your
White/White Base Card Which Includes Your Famous/Signature/Piercing.
Sue, You Assembled The Beautiful Bushel Basket Which You Cut Out From Tan/Cocoa Foundation Card You
Added A Touch Of Walnut Stain Distress Oxide To The Slats Of The Barrel Etc:- You Added Mounting Foam To
The Back Of Your Basket Then Added More Leaves, Then Placed On Your Card Placing More Leaves 🍁
Around The Bottom Of The Basket, You Cut Out Your Sentiment “Thanks A Bunch” From Cocoa/Tan Foundation Card
Offsetting Them Slightly You Wanted To Add An Accent So You Added In The “The Fabulous Garden Rake”
Thank You For Sharing As Always Your Blog Is Just The Very BEST.............
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

Sue MacFall said...

Great card for autumn, love all the leaves
. Thank you Sue

Suzzette Yandle said...

A fun card design. Great double use of the pixie powdered leaves. I am loving your little scenes. Looking forward to more of these mise en scenes. Thanks for the wonderful video.

Pawprintx4 said...

This precious card and the original Pixied card are both winners. Nice to use every bit of that fabulous Pixie powder.I am not ready for any of the real leaves however as I am into Spring right now....everything is blooming and the grass it turning green so that is my mind set.
I have wondered about the spray glue too, Ursula.
Everyone enjoy your day!
Stephanie K

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely card, I love the layout and your beautiful leaves. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Vie Carter said...

Love this card, really great


Craftychris said...

Such a beautiful card - love the leaves! xxx

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

Those pixie powdered leaves are just the color of Fall and the scene that you have created with your lovely dies is how we spend a lot of Fall days. The card just says Fun, Fun, Fun.
Thanks for sharing with us today.

Have a wonderful day.


Jan Sayer said...

Do crafters waste anything? Love the pixiepowdered leaves.

dorothy cattanach said...

Oh I just really
like this card Sue. The colours just are perfect together. Love the way theleavesare fallen out of the basket, and the rake is a fabulous finishing touch.
Take care. Dorothy xx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Beautiful card!
I love the use of your gorgeous Pixie Powdered Leaves both to form the border and to fill the realistic basket.
Lesley S x

Eunice said...

I absolutely love the pixie powder leaves!!! What a wonderful idea, thanks Sue.

Betty McAlister said...

Gorgeous autumnal card Sue. Great use if the Pixie leaves. Xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue gorgeous card. Not had time to watch the video yet, but I will.

It has not stopped raining all day here, pretty miserable. Roll on those beautiful crisp sunny spring days!

Love Helen xxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Although I looked today's card I forgot to post a comment! It's a beautiful card and in gorgeous autumnal colours. I will watch the video later (although I'm sure I've watched in on YouTube).
Hugs x
Heather T

Laura O' Connor said...

Another beautiful card sue .leaves are stunning. Laura O Springfield

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

A stunning card with all the autumn colours that I love.

Will watch your video later (I always love to watch your videos). Thanks

Dorothy of Baldock

Marie P from Longridge said...

Good Day to you Sue and to all Wilsonettes.
A Fabulous card today Sue and the video is really instructive. The colours remind me so much of my years in Canada living in the Lake district of Ontario where the Fall colours were just like your background for this card.
Happy day to all.
Marie P.

Rose in Chester said...

HI Sue, I love that card. Reminds me if collecting the autumn leaves now that spring is here and all the critters no longer need protection from frost.
Hugs, Rose

Vie Carter said...

Love this card, great for all ladies and men alike


Owlish said...

I love the way u used the leaves in this card
Very nice