Monday, 29 October 2018

Just Because

Hello crafters!  I just love these flower square dies so I have loads of cards to share with you.  I started by cutting the Daffodil Flower Square out of white card, then attaching a piece of vellum to the back of it.  I used a Mustard Seed Distress marker for the flower and a Forest Moss marker for the leaves and Tumbled Glass for the background.  I did the colouring from the back side of the attached vellum.  I added a white backing too it then added mounting foam to the back.  I cut a larger piece of coconut white card for the background, then cut the Hexagonal Border out of white card.  I put a dab of glue on to the back of all of the fall away pieces in the centre of the border while they were still in the border, then laid it on to the side of my white card and popped them out in the same configuration to create a unique border for my card.  I attached the flower in the upper corner area and added a shadowed Just Because to the lower corner.  White and black mats were used to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x  7" in size.  All for now, Sue x












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83 comments:

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, such a lovely and happy card, the yellow Daffodil just makes you smile on a cold and frosty morning. Have a great day everyone. Bx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, a really pretty card. Everything just goes together so well and the daffodil gives such a cheery feel to the card.xx

Donita Naylor said...

Never would have guessed that was one piece of vellum colored yellow, green and blue flookingblike paper piecing!

And how inventive of you to use the hexagons themselves instead of the honeycomb! Bees can’t do that, even with a little dot of glue on each. Do you invent something new every day? Maybe a couple or three a week? While, unseen by us, you’re inventing the dies that’ll come along next. Or next after that.

I hope it staying new never gets old for you.

Yesterday the time change threw me off. We change next Sunday.

Oh yes, loved this card. My fav of the flowers in a frame, although I like the other’s. Justblike this one the most.

Best,
Donita


Karen Drew said...

Lovely card. Daffodils are my favourite flower as they let me know spring is on its way. Love how you used the hexagonal border fall away pieces. Glad you said hw you did it as I imagined you putting each one into place!!!!!! Lol.
Luv
Karen xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a beautiful creation today, love the daffodil and also the way you have used the fall away from the hexagon border.

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

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a beautiful card.
Nothing goes to waste with crafting.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

hollyberry said...

Beautiful,bright and cheerful card.

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue, just what is needed on a dark cold morning xx hazel

Steph Cotterill said...

Happy, bright and cheerful, what more do you need to start a new week. It's just beautiful Sue. I want to say "thank you" you've made so many talented crafters through designing your own brand of dies and although ill NEVER reach your standard or those lovely people I've connected with via facebook, people that visit market each month adore your dies too. I can now accommodate people that want to give cards to friends that own allotments which is so fun to see their expression when they see your barrow full of Veg lol they smile, I smile, so I hope this thank you makes YOU smile ☺ so maybe a greenhouse next ? That's one I get asked for such a lot. Hope you have a lovely day and keep warm xxx

NettyTheRunner said...

Lovely cheerful card Sue. Just perfect on this cold morning.
Annette x

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all

Lovely bright sunny card today, love the hexagonal pieces for the VERY unique border. Your imagination knows no bounds Sue, like most I would have been putting them on piece by piece and ending up with nothing like this.

Trying to finish up some cards I need to make today so that I can start playing with my latest release dies and EF tomorrow to do some cards I want to make, we are so lucky!

Hugs

Muriel x

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes
What a lovely cheering card on a cold frosty morning really pretty, love how yo have used vellum and coloured it.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a lovely day all

Love
Hunnymummy54 from MK
xxx

TDQ Karen said...

So cheerful and the border adds a lovely touch xx

Janice K said...

A beautiful, sunny card to wake up to on a deary Monday morning. x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
May I say what a stunning card this morning created with Daffodil die , the pop of yellow is stunning . the board works beautifully with the design and straight away you can tell its a Sue wilson card.
Crafty hugs to all.. Wendy

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
How beautiful today's card is! What a fabulous way to use the waste!
Hugs x
Heather T

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I love how you’ve made the hexagonal border.
B xx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card, makes you dream of Spring at the start of Winter! Love Jean xxx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
I am in love with your new Flower Frame dies. They are all absolutely adorable but wow - that daffodil is so gorgeous. This card is such a bright and cheer me up card. Love the way you have done that amazing border.It is stunning. So in conclusion - I like it!
Fluffy - I did achieve my goal. Had hoped I would manage more than 1 card but I was very pleased with myself x
Muriel - hope you have a lovely playtime x
Happy Monday everyone
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x


Chris Curry said...
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CraftyCoffey said...

Lovely card today, bright & cheerful.

Michele

Chris Curry said...

Great card Sue, love the flower and the sentiment, definitely on my wish list. The hexagonal border is very clever. Thank you, stay warm.xxx

Jan Sayer said...

A lovely card. The border is so effective and the daffodil a beautiful splash of colour.
Jan
Northampton

sued99 said...

Lovely cheerful card. X

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue, a beautiful card, love these flower frame dies and how clever of you to create the border from the waste of the hexagonal border die.
Marion S x

Scottydog said...

Clean, simple but so cheerful! Nothing more needed. These flowers ar3 on the never ending list, luckily Christmas is coming so I might stand a chance of getting some! Thank you Sue!

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Such a pretty card Sue x the beautiful daffodil makes me look forward to spring on this cold and frosty morning x I love how you have done the border it looks amazing x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Anne said...

I love this card, Sue. The flower looks great.

Anne (Northampton)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - the card is so stylish and I just love daffodils too - a very cheerful card for a very cold morning.

dj from kettering said...




After waking up to a heavy frost, this is a lovely
cheerful card!!


Doreen x

Marie P.from Longridge said...

What a beautiful start to the day Sue. I really feel that spring is lurking around somewhere near.I love the way your imagination becomes realisation and that we,the Wilsonettes derive the benefit.
Have a great day.
Marie P.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely cheery car£ this morning. The daffodil is so pretty.

Barbara V

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Stunning p card today with your beautiful daffodil square. I love the hexagon border which just adds a bit more detail.Yvonne xx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Lovely cheerful card to brighten up the day

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card that daffodil is gorgeous. Have a great week. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Tressa said...

Lovely card. As a parcher, I appreciate how well parchment paper can be used to colour as you have done. Impressed by the way in which you have made the border.... very effective.

Teresa

June Horrocks said...

What a pretty card sue love the daffodil look forward to seeing more of these beauties thank you sue love always June horrocks xxxxxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Loved these dies on the launch and this is another post that showcases beautifully. The daffodil can be coloured with so many different mediums or simply with markers and will look great.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Pretty card to start the week.
Lydia
X

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very pretty card. love Jean Z xxxx

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Beautiful card for a beautiful morning. It looks lovely out the window...... but by heck its freezing outside. Your lovely daffodil card has brought the spring back for us. Gorgeous sample. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

Yorkie girl said...

Good morning Sue
Another beautiful example of your amazing talent Sue
Your dies are so so gorgeous and usable
I need to get into my craft room and play
Best wishes and hugs 🤗
Theresa G xx

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card to cheer us all up on this horrible rainy/snowy day. Really love this daffodil die, think it might have to go on my Christmas wish list.
x

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Such a lovely bright spring like card to cheer us up on a cold and frosty morning. Love these flower dies.

Love Helen xxx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
A beautiful card for this very cold and frosty morning.
The flower squares are such a great idea as they can be used for large or small cards.
The Daffodil square together with the Hexagon border look so attractive.
Lesley S x

Diane Broad said...

Hi sue,

Such a pretty card this morning love the new ones,

Di Di from broadstairs Kent

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Such a lovely card, and thanks for the tip, it saves some time to make another card, as I have loads of your dies to choose from. Roll on spring!!
Hope that I can watch you on hochanda on Saturday on replay, as I haven't got the opportunity to watch you here and it'll be a joy to watch you create your magic.
Hugs, Rose

STELLA MUNN said...

Love this card & the small flower square concept of all the dies. I’m into small square cards at present so this really fits the bill. Thanks Sue x

Anonymous said...

A bright and cheerful card. Just what we need on these cold days. Love it. Hugs. MERRY BERRY 2

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Fresh and pretty with the spring daffodil.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I think these flower squares are such a good idea as they are so versatile. You can easily make a smaller card using them or, as in your example, use them as a focal point on a larger card. Great.

Lisbeth

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Love your flower squares and they will definitely be on my Christmas list, thanks for explaining how you achieved the hexagon border I will give it a go

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the idea of putting vellum behind the flower and then adding colour.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Love this card - it has really cheered me up on this very cold and damp day. Love these flower dies - they were my favourites of the new launch. Love and hugs to all, Alison xxxx

CraftyJo said...

Very nice :)

BenteS said...

Great card!
Love these Flower Square dies - they are all so beautiful :))

scrAPpamondo said...

Fabulous design, the flower square looks so beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Who wouldn't want to receive a Just Because card like this xx

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue I do love your flower square Dies & this on is gorgeous they are defently on my must have list.
Who wouldn't love a just because card I would love one.
Love Lynda xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

so beautiful Sue
Gr Karin

Kate's Cards said...

Very pretty. Xxx

ursula said...

Love this card, the daffodil is superb, also the simple decoration of the pop outs on the side....thanks Sue...luv Ursula xx

Pauline Austen said...

Hi Sue, sorry I couldn't comment on yesterday's beautiful card using the ivy dies, but we couldn't get WiFi and I'm still struggling today as this is the 3rd attempt.
I do love your flower dies from the October launch and really want this Daffodil die.
Will try once more. Hugs xx Pauline in S.A.

Suzzette Yandle said...

Geat use of your Hexagonal die. Looking forward to using this die. Loving your flowers in this lastest release.

Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue, beautiful clean and fresh card today, I love how are you have created the exceptional design, it’s really inspiring, thank you for sharing. Hugs Brenda XXX

Brenda Lello said...

Sorry Sue that should read HEXAGONAL design. XX

Sandra Smith said...

A card full of sunshine! Beautiful!

Wendy from Scotland said...

Hi Sue, lovely bright fresh card with a lovely sentiment
Wendy xx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Simply lovely!
Doreen R

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love this bright and cheery card so much so that I am waiting for the postie to bring me all three flower squares and the hexagonal border among others (early birthday present from him indoors) and I am really looking forward to playing with them all.

Frances

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, This is beautiful, so so pretty, and I love it combined with hexagonal border, really beautiful.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

karenlotty said...

A beautiful card I love the idea of colouring from the back onto vellum I must try this It might make me stay within the lines!
I adore these flower dies

Di said...


Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, I really love the daffodil die it makes a lovely focal on a card. The hexagonal border really
sets it off nicely.
Cheers,
Di B. x
Tasmania.

Laura O' Connor said...

great card Sue love the flower dies and the border is great too ,fab card ,Laura O Springfield

CCM said...

What a lovely design and great idea to attach a piece of vellum to the back of the cut flower then to do the colouring from the back side of the attached vellum. I know you have used this technique before but I never tried.It is about time.

Hugs from Toronto
Carmen-Dorothy

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Sorry This Will Have To Be A Short Comment I’ve
Had Such A Very Busy Day..........
I Love Your New Exceptional Collection
Your New Cutting Dies Are Exceptional Especially The
Fabulous Flower Square Dies, I’m Really Loving Your New
“Shadowed Sentiments”. I Hope There Is More To Come.............
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Lots Of Love From Sam xxx

Eunice Astle said...

Lovely card with a little twist! Sue the ideas that you come up with are intriguing!!

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

The daffodil is such a happy, bright and beautiful flower, a real harbinger of Spring. You have done her proud with your Daffodil Flower Frame. Your card is so fresh and clean and delightful. I love the Hexagonal Border but hadn't even thought about use the waste to make a border. Only someone as clever as you would do that.

Beverly

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Good evening Sue,

Love this daffodil die. Love all the corner dies. Versatile all ways!

Love n hugs
Dorothy of Baldock

Helen Terry said...

Hi sue lovely pretty card. Thanks Helen x

Helen Terry said...

Hi sue lovely pretty card. Thanks Helen x

Pawprintx4 said...

Neat way of using the waste from the border. I liked that you figured such a neat, perfect way of sticking those little pieces down. Very effective and a freebie too. Beautiful card.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Owlish said...

Hi SUE
I already commented on this card it's really lovely

OWLISH Xx