Saturday, 27 October 2018

Gilded 3D Background Card

Hi bloggers!  There is nothing like a little gilding polish to add a beautiful shine to enhance the detail in the embossing folder backgrounds, is there?

I did the drawings and posted the winners yesterday (sorry I had typed the quick note on yesterdays blog that the winners would be posted today, my mistake as it was true when I typed it the night before, just forgot it wasn't going to go live until the next day! LOL)  So please scroll down to the post below this one to check out the list.  There are loads that haven't been claimed yet!

 The finished dimensions are
 7 1/2" x  9" in size.  All for
  now, Sue x
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June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, such a beautiful sample today, yes you are correct about the gilding too, stunning.

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

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Such a pretty start to our day. I need to replace my guilding polish as both have gone dry and un-usable but I totally agree, it's such a beautiful subtle way to add a touch of colour. I thought it was me when I saw the 2nd post yesterday, I have a tendency to forget such silly things or get info wrong so I just thought me thinking the draw would take place today was me getting it wrong (again) !! Lol. Details sent with many grateful thanks and with much love. Have a lovely enjoyable Saturday xxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, stunning card, just love that embossing folder which I have. So pleased to see my name on the list of winners, love the Roxy die so looking forward to receiving it, thank you so much! Congratulations to all the other winners too! Love Jean xxx said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card and great video too.
Many congratulations to all the winnners, enjoy your prizes.
Sue it was a lovely surprise to see my name at the top,
I only found it this morning as, I was'nt sure when the draw was.
Thank you so much.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

These new 3D embossing folders are fabulous. They almost make the card just on their own. Natalie's Poinsettia is a beauty and you have given it an sophisticated elegance by enhancing the embossing with the enchanted gold gilding polish. Your focal element created with the Natalie die and the Poinsettia Garland are the perfect way to complete the card. Thanks for sharing the video with us.

Congratulations to all of the winners of a die from your recent release. I recognized so many names, what a delightful surprise for all you.

Have a great day.


carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, this is such a regal looking card especially with the added extra of gilding wax. The embossing folder looks lovely with the dies.

Congratulations to all the lucky winners yesterday. It's such a thrill to see your name on the list. I am really pleased I was one of the lucky ones. Thank you again Sue xx

TDQ Karen said...

So pretty in white and gold, lovely card xx

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue,
Such a pretty card and a great video too.
These 3d embossing folders are stunning and almost make a card in themselves.
Marion S x

Clai01 said...

Very traditional Christmas colours and lovely card x

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card.
Congrats to all the winners of dies, it was lovely to recognise so many familiar names from the blog.
B xx

Chris Curry said...

Love this card Sue, so elegant. Three D embossing and gilding go together so well. Thank you Sue, have a good weekend. I know I will after looking at the winners list and seeing my name and my sisters too. Congratulations to all winners, we are very lucky.

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning card today, congratulations to all the lucky winners.Yvonne xx

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue x xhazel

CraftyCoffey said...

Beautiful card today.

Congrats to the winners.


Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes
Beautiful card today love the 3D embossing on the back

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a lovely day all

Hunnymummy54 from MK

Suemac said...

A beautiful card.

Congratulations to the winners.

Lilly said...

Absolutely stunning, just love the white and gold. Congratulations to all the winners. Lilly x

Scottydog said...

A lovely card & what a beaut6 of an embossing folder. One really sets the other off. Great to see so many names from the blog on your lucky winners list. Congratulations everyone, enjoy your beautiful gifts. Thank you Sue for your inspiration and generosity.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - another beautiful card and I just love white with gilding wax. It's stunning. Congratulations to all the lucky winners of Sue's amazing dies. Sending best wishes

Jan.moogie said...

Wow this is stunning Sue, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Anne said...

Beautiful card, Sue. Great to see so many familiar names amongst the Winners - congratulations to you all.

Anne (Northampton)

cheryl brown said...

Morning Sue,

A gorgeous card today, I just adore gilding waxes they are so easy to use.
Congratulations to the winners of the latest draw.
Lovely to see your name Steph and Sam's too.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx xx

karenlotty said...

A lovely card I will watch the video later
Congratulations to the winners Good to see some familiar names

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
Gorgeous card,saving video for later so I don't have to rush it,
congratulations to all of your winners,
Best wishes
Karen M

Unknown said...

Hi sue,

Another beautiful card and die, love your guilding polish

Di Di from broadstairs Kent

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card so lovely. love Jean Z xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue
Just gorgeous so elegant.
Congratulations to all of the lucky winners.

Tressa said...

Lovely card. The gilding polish really brings up the deeply embossed background.

Congratulations to the lucky winners. Commiserations to the rest of us.


June Horrocks said...

What s beautiful card so elegant a wedding card me thinks love it
Congrats to all the lucky winners I was on holiday didn’t have chance to take part thank you sue
Love always June horrocks cxxxxxx

sandieann21 said...

A fab card, Sue, and it is encouraging me to get my gilding polish out. So pleased and happy to see both myself and my sister's name on the winner's list. Thank you so much. Happy crafting! x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card. Your tutorials are always so good and so relaxed. Thank You.
Hugs MERRY BERRY 2. xxx

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Beautiful card Sue x the polish really brings out the detail on the folder x the gold and white is so elegant x thankyou Sue x
Congratulations to the lucky winners and it was lovely to see so many names I see everyday on this wonderful blog x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

A very elegant post love how the die composition works together and the colour combo is so classic and classy. Gilding polish is one of my favourite products particularly on black or dark card, so the use of it is right up my street.

Congrats to all the winners

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
I love love love this card. It is stunning.
I have had my eye on this embossing folder for a while now. I now know that I have got to get my hands on it. It is gorgeous and matches the die so it would be silly not to own it!
There I go again - wanting to add more to my crafty collection even though I still haven’t used the majority of my new dies. Does anyone else do that?? I dream about card making, I think about card making, I just don’t often turn those dreams into reality! Still think I need that embossing folder, lol.
As I look out of the window the sky is a beautiful blue and there is a tree crowned with a magnificent array of leaves in the most wonderful autumnal shades. It makes for an amazing view. There has been a significant drop in temperature so the ground is frosty and white. I am happy to be inside, warm and cosy. Don’t forget to put your clocks back folks - an extra hour - but not before another Saturday night of ‘Strictly’. Yippee - Happy Saturday everyone x
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue
What a wonderful, festive and elegant card. And that embossing folder is absolutely beautiful. Can't wait to be home again to start doing xmas cards and ordering the missing dies from your October release. I wasn't lucky enough but I've seen some well known faces that have won, congratulations to them all,
Hugs, Rose

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card. Thank you for the tip of using the gilding polish on the embossing folders, I'll be trying that today, can't believe I didn't think of doing that!

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous and elegant Sue
Gr Karin

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Ohhh this is lovely and the video is great . I love to watch you start with blanks and finish with the most lovely creations. I love that embossing folder too. Another card to save and recreate. Thankyou so much Sue for all your hard work ..... I loved all your samples this time. And looking forward to future New releases..... when you ready and rested from this one.

Congratulations to all the winners of the latest die release. I didn't win this time but I am not complaining
Because I won three times in a row on earlier launches. I am so happy to see so many names...... that we know and see EVERY morning on this wonderful blog......names who I now think of as friends......these are the ones who deserve the wonderful rewards of your talent and hard work. So well done ladies..... and roll on the next launch lol.....Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Yorkie girl said...

Good morning Sue
What a lovely card this wet cold Saturday morning totally brightened my day
Not watched the video yet something to look forward to
Congratulations to all the lucky winners in you die draw. Enjoy your dies folks
Best wishes and hugs 🤗
Theresa G xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, what a beautiful and elegant card the subtle shimmer is just perfect. Have a good day everyone. Bx

dj from kettering said...

This is more my style, lovely and elegant,

Doreen x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I especially love the embossed background.
Thank you for the demo.
Congratulations to all the winners!
Véronique L

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow!!! Very elegant!! Love the embossing on he back, such gorgeous texture!!

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous Christmas card. So very elegant in the white and gold.I love the 3D embossed background and the beautiful poinsettias. Thanks for your video. Thank you for drawing my name out and congratulations to all the other lucky winners.

Marie P.from Longridge said...

A gorgeous card again today Sue I just love that gilding polish, it really makes it pop. I see that Steph Cotterill has gilding polish that has gone dry and I had the same problem and solved it by adding a drop of and it worked. It's made in England and is actually a pencil blend,
Marie P.

stitchingranny said...

stunning card today Sue, though unfortunately I do not have the time to watch the tutorial at the moment. I will be back later to watch however.

Hugs Helen xx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Beautiful card - The 3D embossing folder is fabulous and definitely one to get!
Congratulations to all the lucky winners. It’s good to see so many familiar names, who are dedicated followers.
Doreen R

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a lovely card. I must re-visit all my embossing folders because the one you have used here really makes the card special for me.


Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

A beautiful card, it’s so regal. I willl watch the video soon. Love the dies used and that gorgeous embossing folder.

Congratulations to all the lucky winners. Enjoy you fantastic prizes.

Love Helen xxx

TracyM #6773 said...

LOVE the elegant, delicate design, adore the white and gold!

Unknown said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
I’ve Been Extremely Lucky I’ve WON ONE OF YOUR MAGNIFICENT
I’ll Be Purchasing Lots More Plus A Selection Of Your Phenomenal 3D Embossing Folders
A Exceptional Christmas Card Plus A Fabulous Video Tutorial Which Includes Lots Of
I Loved The Colour Combination Of The “Coconut White/Black/Antique Gold Foundation Card
Using The Truly Tremendous Gilding Polish
So Many Uses With The Frame Plus Extremely Useful Sentiments.
To Match Your Tremendous 3D Embossing Folder You Designed “THE NATALIE DIE SET”
Sue, A Magnificent/Magical Card I Loved The Video Tutorial Which Was Very Informative
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

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and a great video too, thank you for our daily inspiration
Congratulations again to all the lucky winners and it was lovely to see so many regular followers on the list

Love and hugs to everyone

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love this beautiful card and I too like adding gilding polish to embossing folders as it really brings out the detail. I will watch the video later as I am just sneaking a moment to leave this comment. Congratulations again to all the lucky winners.


alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Another stunning card today. Just about to watch the video with my coffee.
Congratulations to the lucky winners especially Steph, Sam and Jackie. Love and hugs to all, Alison xxx

Suzzette Yandle said...

Stunning Winter Wishes card. Thanks for the dreat video. I am so excited to the one of the winners for one of your dies. My friend Judy is excited for me, too.

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning Christmas card I love it. Have a great weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Nana on the Hill said...

Beautiful card Sue, such a lovely embossing folder. Congratulations to all the lucky winners x

Lynda's craft's said...

Good afternoon Sue sorry I'm late I've just got home from my son's.
A beautiful elegant card from you today. I enjoyed the video I find watching a video
Much easier than written instructions . Thank you again Sue for my winng Die.
Love Lynda xx

Pauline Austen said...

Evening Sue, what a great surprise to see my name on the lucky winners list. I couldn't be more delighted.
Wish I could see today's video, but look forward to catching up when I get home in November.
Card looks stunning. Have a Great weekend. Hugs xx Pauline in S.A.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, This card is gorgeous, I'm loving the gilding and all the die-cuts, gorgeous !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Eunice Astle said...

Such a beautiful just right for the season!!

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue this is a fabulous card the dies & embossing folder are beautiful

Brenda said...

Hello Sue, Beautiful card, this card oozes class. Definitely upper class. LOVE it.
Hugs Brenda xxx

Sandra said...

A very lovely card! I especially like the embossing as it adds a beautiful yet subtle background.

I'm thrilled to find my name on th ed winner's list. Congrats to everyone and thank you, Sue, for another amazing release and giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a very pretty card today and how lovely the gilding flake finishes it off. The dies are gorgeous and so are the colours. Love the embossing folder.

Barbara V

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
This is a stunning card I love how the die and embossing folder work so well together. I've been looking at this embossing folder and thinking shall I or shan't I, guess its going to be a shall especially after watching that great video.
With best Wishes
Elaine Ann

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Well, I am with others here, have been thinking about the embossing folder since I bought the beautiful die and yes, ordering straight after I have commented here, I have a been using gilding wax on embossing folders but think I will have to add the gilding polish to the order, can’t wait to see it on dark card as well. You really provide us with inspiration for so many backgrounds Sue,
Love this oh so classy card, I am thinking vellum poinsettias with some gold at the moment, you sure know how to get the creative juices flowing,
Again congratulations to the winners
Muriel x

sued99 said...

Fabulous card. Congratulations to the lucky winners. X

Littlelamb said...

A beautiful card today. I also love this Guilding Polish and the gold card. Thank you for the video.

CCM said...

Classy and elegant card and beautiful EF.

Betty McAlister said...

Beautiful card Sue. Very informative video too. Congratulations to all your lucky winners xx

Janice K said...

A beautiful card and great tutorial. I love that the embossing folder matches the die.x

Fikreta said...

so very nice card!

Pawprintx4 said...

Such a delightful Christmas card that would make anyone happy to find in their mail box. I love that embossing folder. I have several of the 3D embossing folders and the are exceptional (but not that one unfortunately).
Have a great day, all,
Stephanie K

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty

Laura O said...

Stunning card sue love the background and the guilding polish. Great colours and dies used. Laura o Springfield

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card and so elegant. I really love the embossing folder with the gilding polish, that particular polish is my favourite and it always looks lovely when used, lovely on black too.
Di B. x

Congratulations to all the winners.

Helen Terry said...

Hi sue, Stunning card,I have those dies and they are beautiful. Thanks Helen x

Helen Terry said...

Hi sue, Stunning card,I have those dies and they are beautiful. Thanks Helen x

DeCor said...

Beautful card. Love the look the gilding gives.

Dorothy of Baldock, GB said...

Good evening Sue,

I love this card, and I do have some gilding and I like it very much when used on a card.

It gives a really exquisite finish.

Thanks for the video.

Love n hugs
Dorothy of Baldock

Owlish said...

I love this Xmas card the gold is really elegant