Friday, 20 July 2018

Always & Forever

Hi there my crafty friends!  I have a quick wedding card to share today.  I started with Wedded Bliss Frame and cut it in antique gold card.  I added a white backing piece then cut out the centre by hand.  I added mounting foam to raise it.  I added it over another backing piece cut from white card.  I cut several of the sentiment in gold card then used spray glue and glitter it with Sahara Gold polished silk glitter and glued it to the centre of the frame.   I cut the frame again out of white card and cut out elements of it then glued them on top of the original. I added a thin edge of Iced Snow to the edges of the cake.   For the backing piece, I embossed a piece of antique gold card with the Heart Strings embossing folder.  I seated the frame on it then added it to a larger piece of white card.  I used double sided tape around the edge and glittered it.  The card was then completed with white and gold mats and layers.  Thee finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x  8 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, such a beautiful creation today, something to treasure for years and years. I love the snow flakes on the edge of the cake, looks impressive.

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

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card this morning. Love the colourway and dies are lovely. A definite keepsake.

Barbara V

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. I recently used this die for a Silver anniversary card I was asked for and along with your Champaign flutes my customer was delighted as was the couple it was made for and it's all down to your design knowledge, knowing what will make a great card then the inspiration you give us every day so thank you.
This is proof of all those I mentioned above, a beautiful sample to take us into the weekend, have a great day xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, your card today is beautiful, this is one of the best dies for wedding or anniversary cards as it gives a lovely finished image. Have a great day everyone

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Such an elegant card, the antique gold gives it a touch of class!
Hugs x
Heather T

Karen Drew said...

Love the colours you have used. Lovely and classy
Karen xx

Unknown said...

I love those doves! And the Always & Forever script. And all the little bits and pieces you can use or not use with this and with any of the shadow boxes.

Using just white, gold and glitter for this card really was inspired.

Best to all on this happy summer Friday.


Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Another fabulous frame card, they are the best dies for a quicker and very classy card. The gold and white look beautiful.
Muriel x

Jan.moogie said...

Lovely wedding card am so glad of the inspiration as I have one to make. Thanks for sharing and have a great day, Sue. hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Unknown said...

Good Morning Sue

A beautiful card I thinking bride and groom would love to receive this.

Crafty Hugs

Heather xx said...

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

TDQ Karen said...
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hollyberry said...

Such an elegant card today.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I love the doves.
B xx

TDQ Karen said...

Love the subtle glow of this card xx

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue, such a pretty keepsake card for any bride and groom to receive as well as an anniversary card. Lovely regal colours. Hugs xx Pauline

Unknown said...

Lovely card this morning! Very elegant. Debra x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A very striking design that looks elegant and opulent.x

Clai01 said...

Really lovely card as always. x

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue xx hazel

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
Beautiful wedding card this morning , perfect for when you have to make quick card . This die has all the details , love how you have layered the card and added sparkle.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all..... Wendy

Jacqui O A said...

Great wedding card.

Unknown said...

Hi sue,

Lovely wedding card I love those frame dies that you do they really make the card stand out!

Di Di from broadstairs Kent.

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Lovely card it certainly stands out and it isn't just for weddings

Chris Curry said...

A gorgeous wedding card Sue, I really like all the added touches . The doves with the rings, the champagne glasses and the sparkle on the cake really make it. Thank you, have a good day. Xxx

CraftyCoffey said...

Gorgeous card, a real Keepsake.


ahappycrafter50 said...

That is beautiful.

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,

what a stunning wedding card it is.
White and gold fit so well together and look noble.

Rolf xxx

karenlotty said...

A lovely wedding card and looks very sumptuous in the gold and white
I have this embossing folders It’s very versatile I use it for all sorts of occasions - new baby birthday anniversary including wedding

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue,

A beautiful wedding card, very elegant

Marion S x

Suemac said...

A beautiful card

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card which the happy couple would love to receive, it would also make a beautiful anniversary card too.Yvonne xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Absolutely gorgeous. Any couple who received this card would be overjoyed x
Can't stop. Too much to do in prep for my party tomorrow. Still being spoilt x
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card for the couple to treasure.

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Beautiful wedding card,I like the emmbossing folder used for the background,,
I will need to buy this die,it would be great for other celebrations.
Best wishes
Karen M

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Very elegant card and perfect for engagements, weddings and anniversaries - a real keepsake with all the details picked out in white and yet the basic frame really lends itself to batch-making for invitations too, so a die set well worth the investment...


Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Yet another Wow card. This time Wedding or Anniversary. The colours are classic and very " IN " at the moment. Any bride would be overjoyed with this lovely creation. And what about Golden Anniversarys. Thankyou Sue. st wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards

Scottydog said...

A very classy card today. The colour combination is lovely. This die is on my list but with Christmas cards on the horizon I don’t think I will be getting it yet! Thank you Sue for giving us Dies to make such elegant cards.

ClareW said...

GM Sue. Very classy.

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Lovely Card. love Jean Z xxx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Such an elegant card in Antique Gold and White.
Very useful die for all kinds of celebrations!
Lesley S x

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous and elegant Sue

Rose in Chester said...

Hello Sue,
Really elegant, especially with those colours.
Hugs, Rose

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful wedding card. Very elegant in the white and gold.

Marie P. from Longridge said...

What a beautiful card Sue.
My Grandson's 2nd Wedding Anniversary come up next Month and a card very similar to this one would be an appropriate one for the occasion don't you think?.
The white and gold go so well together and the sentiment is perfect.
Thank you for the inspiration.
Greetings to all.
Marie P.

Sue MacFall said...

Great wedding card - very elegant. Thank you Sue.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful elegant card that the happy couple would treasure and the sentiment is lovely.

Love and hugs to everyone

Tressa said...

Pretty card that any couple would appreciate.


Laura O said...

Stunning card sue love the gold and white colours. Laura O Springfield

June Horrocks said...

What a beautiful card sue I love it a card to treasure always thank you
Love always June Horrocks xxxxx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a lovely elegant card suitable for both weddings and anniversaries. I love the additional layering and the touches of glitter. The doves are gorgeous and the Heart Strings embossing folder is perfect for this style of card.


jean.phillips1 said...

Good afternoon Sue, a bit late posting today as I was still awake at 5.30 this morning then felt like a zombie when I got up at 8am!! Beautiful wedding card, pity I don't know anyone getting married in the near future! Love Jean xxx

CCM said...

Elegant card with a perfect sentiment for special moments like engagement, wedding or anniversary. The colors, white and gold, go so well together and those little details makes this card so special and beautiful.

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

Margaret R said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, and with the antique gold this would make a Golden Wedding card
Margaret x

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Great card. It looks very special yet is easy to achieve. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Unknown said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
🥇For Your Tremendous 2016 Blog/🥇For Your Exceptional 2017 Cutting Dies
Sue, I Love Today’s Card With The Exceptional Embossing Folder Also The Fabulous
Cutting Dies............
“Always & Forever”
Products Used In Today’s Card
“Creative Expression Ruler 12”/30cm”
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Antique Gold Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Spray Glue”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Sahara Gold Polished Silk Glitter”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Iced Snow”
‘Double Sided Tape”
“Heart Strings Embossing Folder Designed By Sue Wilson”
Famous Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card
“Sue Wilson’s Wedded Bliss Die Set”. (From The Frames/Tags Collection 3 Cutting Dies)
Sue, You Began Today’s Card By Using “THE WEDDED BLISS FRAME’ Cut Out Of Antique Gold Foundation Card
You Then Added A Coconut White Foundation Card Backing Piece Then You Cut Out The Centre By Hand
(I’m Not Very Good With Cutting Round Things The Way You Are Would It Be Possible In The Future To Add A Cutting
Centre Die I Understand The Die Would Cost More But I Personally Believe It’s Well Worth The Extra.......)
You Then Added Mounting Foam To Raise It You Placed It Over Another Backing Piece Cut From
Coconut White Foundation Card................
Sue, You Cut Several Of Sentiment From Antique Gold Foundation Card Then You Used Spray Glue
Then Glittered It Using Sahara Gold Polished Silk Glitter Then Glued It To The Centre Of Your Frame, You Then Cut
Out The Frame Once Again From Coconut White Foundation Card So You Could Cut Out Elements Of It Then You
Glued Them On Top Of The Original You Also Added A Thin Layered Edge Of Iced Snow To The Wedding Cake,
For The Backing Piece You Embossed A Piece Of Antique Gold Foundation Card Using The Heart Strings
Embossing Folder You Placed The Frame On It Then Added To A Larger Piece Of Coconut White Foundation Card
Sue, You Used Double Sided Tape Around The Edges Then Added Glitter, You Completed Your Exceptional Card
With A White/Antique Gold Mat/Layer Plus Your Famous/Signature/Piercing.................
Sue, Thank You For Sharing Today’s Luxurious Card
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather Plus Sam & Family
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

CraftyJo said...

What a lovely keepsake for the happy couple

Suzzette Yandle said...

Lovely wedding card sure to please the happy couple.

Crafty Cruiser said...

I have a visitor and am so busy that I haven’t looked in for two days. In this glorious weather we are out and about enjoying the beaches, local scenery and everything else the beautiful south has to offer, neglecting my daily blog fix! And so I was greeted with a few lovely cards to treat us.
Doreen R

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Although you have said that this is a quick card there is still a lot of detail in it. I also think it would be great for wedding stationery. Love it.


carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, such a lovely card? Lots of details, love the ice effects and really it just fits perfectly.xx

Anne said...

What a beautiful card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Wendy from Scotland said...

Hi Sue, This is one of the most beautiful cards I have ever seen, its gorgeous, thank you
love Wendy x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, What a beautiful wedding card this is, I love it !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

sued99 said...

Really lovely wedding card. X

Brenda said...

Hi Sue, lovely card, this sentiment is one I use very often, now to have it as a die is absolutely brilliant. Hugs Brenda xxx

Littlelamb said...

A beautiful card Sue. Thank you.

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Stunning card Sue x perfect for the newlyweds x the gold adds such a lovely touch of elegance x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Very elegant card, lovely colour, perfect wedding card.
Di B.x

Betty McAlister said...

A beautiful keepsake card Sue. Thank you xx

Pawprintx4 said...

A lovely card for a wedding or anniversary. Can't wait for your shows tomorrow.
Stephanie K

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
A beautiful card, I love the two little doves holding the rings at the top of the frame.
Thanks for sharing,

Stella Munn said...

A really lovely card. Thanks Sue x

BenteS said...

Beautiful card.
That die frame is gorgeous :))

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is a stunning wedding card, i love that die frame x