Friday, 27 July 2018

Miss You



Hi crafters!  I'm pulling out the Flora die again today for this card.  I started by cutting Flora in the middle of a piece of coconut white card.  I wanted both the die cut and the negative space left by it.  I added some mounting foam on the back of the aperture to raise it, then seated it over a piece of raspberry card.  I recessed the Flora cut out back into the aperture.  I cut an additional Flora die in white, then cut it in half and added the pieces to the edges of the aperture card.  I added small white pearls to the flower centres, then matted the card with a thin black mat.  I cut a couple of small mats for my sentiment using the Double Stitched Octagon shapes, then seated a shadowed Miss you  Mini Expression on top.  White on white mats and layers were used to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 6 11/4" x  8 1/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x



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77 comments:

hollyberry said...

Love the flora die,it is so versatile. Beautiful card today.

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous Sue

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Beautiful feminine flora die, lovely card, looks great with the pink too.
Hugs
Muriel x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a beautiful and very feminine card, love the look with the recessed die. Have a good day everyone. Bx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A very pretty, feminine design that shows the beauty of the Flora die off perfectly. X

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes

Wow what a stunning card the flora die is so pretty and has so many uses it does make a beautiful card today.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a lovely day all

Love
Hunnymummy54 from MK
xxx

Jacqui O A said...

Very pretty card Sue.

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue A very pretty card the floral die is so dainty I love it

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Sheer floral delight what more do I need to say.
Enjoy your day xxx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a beautiful card.
Take care and keep cool, Kitty.

Debra K. said...

Beautiful card today! The Flora die is by far my favourite as it's just so delicate and feminine. Debra x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh this is amazing, love the flora die and you have created such a beautiful sample goes perfectly with the raspberry card too.

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

Chris Curry said...

One of my favourite dies, love this card. Thank you Sue, have a good day. Xxx

TDQ Karen said...

Love how you have created the central focal point the card is beautifully done

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
Beautiful card this morning , I really like the colours on this card. The design works beautifully with the Flora die cut both in to the card and placed on top.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all... Wendy

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, flora a pretty name and a pretty die. Like the recessed look and the pearls are a finishing touch.x

stitchingranny said...

Such a pretty card today Sue

Hugs Helen xx

Donita Naylor said...

Pretty, pretty Flora, all done up in pearls. I would have thought that sinking the die cut back into the aperture would just plug it up, but no, the tiniest bit of raspberry shows through in flower shapes.

Very nice!

Happy weekend, Sue and all the Wilsonettes.

Best,

Donita

Netty The Runner said...

Beautiful card and equally beautiful die Sue.
Annette x

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue,

Love this card, this die and card is so pretty and feminine.
Marion S x

Diane Broad said...

Hi sue,

Such a pretty die and card, the flora die I think it's just such a pretty die every card I've seen made with it is just stunning!

Di Di from broadstairs Kent.

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful, pretty card. The Flora die is gorgeous.
Love and hugs to all, Alison xxx

CraftyCoffey said...

Gorgeous card, very pretty.

Michele

Heather Rogers said...

Good Morning Sue

This is such a beautiful card I simple love how you have done the centrepiece. it's gorgeous!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Love the card, the Flora die is so pretty I think I need it.
Lydia
X

Anne said...

I love this card today, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card.
B xx

karenlotty said...

A lovely card Very delicate

Tressa said...

I like the way you have used the die to make this lovely card.

Teresa

ClareW said...

GM Sue. Very pretty.

Scottydog said...

Beautiful card. Such a versatile die being able to use the positive & negative. Thank you Sue!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - such a pretty and delicate card with one of my favourite dies. Love the way you have used it for the borders. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. This is really beautiful. And could I say a quick one if you are in a hurry. I would use this for other too occasions. It looks so clean and fresh. And I just love my Flora die. Thankyou Sue. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card, the Flora die is so versatile! Love Jean xxx

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
A really beautiful card, the flora die is a favourite of mine.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

The Flora die is such a worthwhile investment, not only pretty but so versatile as both the positive and the negative cuts work beautifully and we've already seen that it can also be snipped apart to fill in channel cards...love this design with the raspberry pink to highlight the dainty flowers...

Izzy

hazel young said...

Fabulous card Sue x xhazel

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Such a beautiful pretty feminine card today using the flora die which is very versatile .Yvonne xx

STELLA MUNN said...

What a beautiful card. It’s gorgeous. Thanks Sue x

Crafty Cruiser said...

Very pretty!
Doreen R

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Beautiful card Sue. I love everything about it.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs.
Marie P.

Yorkie girl said...

Good Morning Sue and everyone
Today's card is to me a absolute winner I love everything about it I so love florals
I need to get myself this die I can see myself using it in so many ways for any occasion
The colour is beautiful but I think I would have used my fav periwinkle behind because I adore blues
I hope everyone is well and keeping up with all the new releases and another on the way in Sep too
Have a wonderful day folks
Take care
Theresa G xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Seriously gorgeous card. Flora is one of my favourite girls!
I am so sorry not to have commented for a week but I have been completely and utterly spoilt rotten for my 50th birthday. It has been amazing but exhausting x
Crafty hugs
PP
YVONNE X

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue, what a beautiful card. I haven't got the flora die but it does make some pretty cards. Those flowers look so delicate with their little pearl centres. Hugs xx Pauline

BenteS said...

The Flora die is so beautiful!
Lovely card today :))

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Ver pretty and femine with the sweet flowers in your flora die.

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card and I love the centrepiece where you have recessed the oh so pretty Flora. Raspberry and white are a lovely combination and I adore all the tiny pearls on Flora's flowers.

PP - I knew all the activity would exhaust you but as long as you have enjoyed yourself then it was worth it. Just look after yourself now.

Frances

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Well Sue,You’ve Done It Once Again You’ve Created An Exceptional/Luxurious Card
Using Tremendous Colour Combination I Love The Hint Of Black It Just Adds That POP,
Also Superb Cutting Dies.....................
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card:-
“Creative Expression Ruler 12”/30cm”
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Raspberry/Black Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression 3mm White Flat Backed Pearls”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
Superb Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card:-
“Sue Wilson’s Flora Die Set”. (From The Frames/Tags Collection 1 Cutting Die)
“Sue Wilson’s Miss You Die Set”. (From The Mini Expression Collection 2 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Double Stitched Octagon Die Set”. (From The Noble Collection18 Cutting Dies)
Sue, You Began Today’s Phenomenal Card By Cutting “THE FLORA DIE SET” In The Centre Of A Piece Of
Coconut White Foundation Card You Wanted The Die Cut Out, Leaving The Negative Space By It You Then Added
Mounting Foam To The Back Of The Aperture To Raise It, Then You Placed It Over A Piece Of Raspberry Foundation Card.
You Recessed “THE FLORA DIE CUT OUT” Back Into The Aperture...........
Sue, You Cut An Additional “FLORA DIE SET” Using Coconut White Foundation Card, Which You Then Cut In Half
You Glued The Pieces To The Edges Of Your Card You Also Added Small White 3mm Pearls To The Flower Centres,
Then You Matted The Card With A Thin Black Mat...
You Cut Out A Couple Of Mats For Your Sentiment Using “THE DOUBLE STITCHED OCTAGON DIE SET” You Then
Cut Out Two Of Your Sentiments One Raspberry The Other In Black Using The Black For The Shadow You Used
“THE MISS YOU DIE SET FOR YOUR SENTIMENT FROM THE MINI EXPRESSION COLLECTION”
You Attached This To Your Base Card Which Had White/White Mat/Layers Also Your Famous/Signature/Piercing
Sue, Thank You For Sharing Today’s Exquisite Card Also For The Daily Inspiration Which I For One Truly Appreciate
Every Thing You Do, You Are A Genius.................
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear is Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather Plus Sam & Family
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

Nana on the Hill said...

I absolutely love this card, the technique you've used is brilliant, defiantly one l will be attempting x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, what a gorgeous card this morning. The flora die is beautiful and the way you have used it is so clever. Love the colourway too.

Barbara V

CraftyJo said...

Lovely !

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card, very delicate looking and I like the fact there is just a hint of colour on it.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card and I love the flora die and how you've used both the positive and negative

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

CCM said...

Love the simplicity of this card that really shows off this die to perfection. Love both ways you used this beautiful, delicate and versatile die. Love the colors, too.

PP- Welcome back.Glad you had a great week.

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

ursula said...

I absolutely love this card Sue, so beautiful and really very simple to do...but the recipient would not know that as it is so pretty....many thanks for sharing with us...luv Ursula xx

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue like all my friends love this die and your creation is stunning thank you
Love always June Horrocks xxxxxx

scrAPpamondo said...

Such wonderful use of Flora die!!! Amazing card, so dimensional!

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
A very pretty card Sue, a bit worried when you starting to cut the dies
in half but it works so should try it more often myself.

Stay cool in this heat and take care
hugs Maria x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
A gorgeous card, the Flora die is so pretty!
I have loved all the cards you have shown us before using Flora.
Love the colours you have used here but it would look equally gorgeous in other shades.
Lesley S x

Suzzette Yandle said...

A lovely card design. Too bad the photo does not show the depth you have created with the layers. As I was reading through your directions for this card design, I realized that I now understand what you did without having to dissect your steps - one sentence at a time, saying to myself " now what did she do?". Finally, I think I have it. All of your videos and blog samples, that I have watched and seen, not only have inspired me, but have taught me how to construct an amazing card design with awesome techniques. Thank you Sue for teaching me your art. I get great pleasure from card making and sharing my creations. And my friend Judy enjoys receiving my "Sue" cards from time to time.

dj from kettering said...



A lovely card, and when you realise how
it was made. so easy to do!!



Doreen x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
I love this card - made with the Flora do which was the first one I bought from your 2017 festive collection.
Hugs
Rose

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I love the Flora die and had to get it after I saw all the samples you had made using it. It lends itself quite nicely to the raspberry card that you have used. Love it.

Lisbeth

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, This is so so pretty, and I love the technique you have used here, gorgeous !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Lovely card. This is so pretty, I love the die. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!

Littlelamb said...

A beautiful card Sue. Thank you.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card!!....I love the flora die, but I don’t use it to it’s full potential!...I find it a bit fiddly....I must persevere because it really is beautiful!!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

sued99 said...

A very pretty card. X

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Very pretty card Sue x The flora die looks beautiful and I love the raspberry x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Jan Sayer said...

A lovely card Sue. This die is one of my favourites.
Jan
Northampton

Betty McAlister said...

A very pretty card Sue. Flora is a real beauty. Xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very pretty card. love Jean Z xxx

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
Flora is a very pretty die that you can't fail to make a beautiful card with!
Heather T

Suemac said...

A really pretty card

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
What u done with this floara die is very cleaverly thought out love it
JOY Xx

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this card is stunning, i have this die and love it x