Saturday, 12 January 2019

Background Flower Card

Hi there my crafty friends!  This video shows you how to make a quick flower using the background die and you can also refresh your Fire and Ice technique skills too!

The finished dimensions are 7 1/4" x  7 1/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. What a clever idea. Honestly where do you pick your ideas from lol. There can't be that many of us that all of a sudden look at one of our background dies and think flower, if I could spend 5 minutes with the creative side of your brain with a pen and notebook I'd have enough knowledge to last me my crafting lifetime lol. Not only have you given us a gorgeous fire and ice video, you've given something quite amazing and extremely clever thank you, and I have to mention your new collection, I'll be adding a new frame or two and my usual Finishing Touch saviour lol. Will be watching you turn your background into a flower when it's quiet enough to take it all in. Hope you have a lovely day as you work up to your new launch xxx

hollyberry said...

A gorgeous card. So much sparkle,I always love a fire and ice background.

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Oh Wow !! Your fire and ice technique is always lovely but in this card it is outstanding. Love the flower and again, the Abigail die is one I thought “I don’t need that” WRONG !!
Abigail is gorgeous in positive and negative, lovely card, great video
Muriel x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Such a beautiful, rich and opulent card, love it!
Thank you for the great inspiration and tutorial.x said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a brilliant card and, tutorial.
The new collection is pretty stunning too.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

ahappycrafter50 said...

A gorgeous card. Lots of ideas to use, thank you.

Chris Curry said...

Lovely card Sue, very rich looking. Thank

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, such a beautiful creation today, love all the bling and glitter, will watch the video later.

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

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

Such an elegant card. The design is lovely and the "fire and ice" technique just takes it to another level. Clever use of the background die cut to make flower.

Have a great weekend.


Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely card this morning. Love the fire and ice technique. The flower is pretty too and a very clever idea.

Barbara V

CraftyCoffey said...

Beautiful card today .


Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I love fire and ice cards. Will watch the video later, a busy morning helping at Cygnets.
B xx

Suemac said...

A beautiful card.

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Absolutely stunning card! The fire and ice technique always looks beautiful. I’m off to watch the video!
Hugs x
Heather T

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, lovely card. love Jean Z xxx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, great card, looks like fireworks exploding into beautiful flowers. New collection looks good, looking forward to seeing the rest xx

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue
Stunning card, always love cards with the fire and ice technique. Great video too
Marion S x

Anne said...

Gorgeous card, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Marie P.from Longridge said...

Good morning Sue.
What a gorgeous card and video today Sue. I am completely blown away with this one. I don;t recall seeing the fire and ice technique before but I will look for it again, If I could make a card even half as lovely as this one I would be in seventh Heaven.
Have a lovely weekend Sue and all.
Marie P.

June Horrocks said...

Such a beauty today sueit has everything this card thank you so much
Love always June horrocks xxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I love the fire and ice technique and really love this card. Thank you for another great video too. Sending best wishes

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card Sue, thank you for the video xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, clever use of the di to make the flower, so pretty.

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
WOW card this morning , the fire and ice technique looks stunning shinning away on the card with all the different colours. Thank you for creating the video which is perfect for today with the weather not so great.
Crafty hugs to all, Wendy

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Ohhhh wow. What a great card and a brilliant video. Just had a refresher on the fire and ice. I love this technique but never had the nerve to do it..... I will now. And best of all I have the Celtic Square die ..... I have made some really nice cards using this die..... but never a flower.... Good thinking Sue. Thankyou. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue fabulous card & video what a great idea to make a flower the fire & ice technique always looks good This Celtic die is on my wishlist!

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue xx Hazel

Maria said...

Morning Sue and everyone
Wonderful card and always love watching you making them.
Nice die and nice to see the fire and ice technique again.
hugs to all,
Maria x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a beautiful card, with one of my all time favourite products - gilding flakes. Off to watch the video. Have a great day everyone. Bx

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,

simply stunning… Thanks for the video.

Rolf xxx

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Gorgeous!!! Love the fire and ice technique and the amazing diecuts!

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A very elegant opulent card today, thank you for your inspiration & tutorial.Yvonne xx

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue this is a stunning card I love it. I will be watching the video later with a nice hot cup of tea. Have a great weekend. Thank you for all the inspiration. Take care. Hugs Jackie

BenteS said...

Beautiful card :))
Thanks for another great video!

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful card and great technique - love it...

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, love the fire and ice technique, makes a stunning card. Saw all your new dies yesterday, can't wait to see what you do with them! Love Jean xxx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
How do you look at a background Die and see a flower, wish I had a fraction of your imagination!! Beautiful card and I love the fire and ice technique, must get the gilding flakes out again as they look fantastic behind the Celtic squares

Love and hugs to everyone

Lisbeth said...

Hello Sue, what a really opulent card today which I think deserves a sentiment more than "Just Because"!
I have been looking at the dies in your new release and am really intrigued. Really excited to see what you can do with them.


ursula said...

I just love the fire and ice technique, so beautiful, also how you have used the background die cut to create a flower, how clever and so pretty....Stunning card Sue...luv Ursula xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card. A beautiful background using your fire and ice technique and intricate dies together is a gorgeous combination. Thanks for your inspirational video.

Crafty Cruiser said...

Lovely card and great idea for the flower - very creative!
Doreen R

Suzzette Yandle said...

A beautiful card design. Your fire and ice technique is so cool. Thank you for sharing your ideas and that you make videos for us crafters. I so appreciate your helpful videos.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This is beautiful, the fire and ice technique and the design of the die and how you've used it. Fabulous.
Hugs, Rose

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Such a beautiful card! I enjoyed the video! A great idea for the flower.

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love fire and ice and it looks stunning on the Celtic background. I hadn't realised that Abigail could look so lovely with the gilding flakes shining through and a flower made from what is essentially a square is inspired. Love it all.


Lynda's craft's said...

Hello Sue
Gorgeous card love the Fire & ice background with the Celtic square & making a flower
Will look at video soon
Love & Hug's Lynda xx

Littlelamb said...

Love this card Sue and a brilliant flower. Thank you for the tutorial. It was brilliant.

Laura O said...

Fantastic card sue another stunner i love this background it is stunning. Laura o Springfield

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, A lovely 'glitzy' card, I love it !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

sued99 said...

Such a lovely card and how fabulous to make the flower from the background die. X

Dorothy of Baldock, GB said...

Hi Sue

What a fab card Sue, love the technique too. Also for sharing it on video. As you know I look forward to a video.

Love n hugs
Dorothy of Baldock GB

Dorothy of Baldock, GB said...

Hi Sue

What a fab card Sue, love the technique too. Also for sharing it on video. As you know I look forward to a video.

Love n hugs
Dorothy of Baldock GB

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
I love the Fire and Ice technique.
Thank you for the demo.
VĂ©ronique L

dj from kettering said...

Love the fire and ice technique, and this is
a lovely card,

Doreen x

Pawprintx4 said...

WOW! The flower is so cute and doable. Loved that. The card is very special and ice is always so lovely.
Thank you for sharing today,
Stephanie K