Tuesday, 1 January 2019

My Favourite Cards Of 2018

 Happy New Year crafters!  Today's post is dedicated to sharing my favourite cards of 2018 with you.  I have pulled out some that really sung to me when I finished them, for whatever reason.  They are in no particular order, but something about each of these made me smile when I finished them and I looked forward to sharing them with you on the blog!  You may or may not remember them, but I hope you liked them too!  I would love to know if you have a favourite from the list or ,maybe even another card that didn't make the list!  All for now, Sue x

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kittyedavies47@gmail.com said...

Morning Sue.
A very happy new year.
Sue all the cards are beautiful, thank you.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, and a Happy New Year to you, Colin and family. Another selection of beautiful samples for us to see and no wonder they are some of your favourites, they really are outstanding, every single one has deserved their day on the blog again.

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

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue & Colin wishing you both a Happy and Healthy 2019 from myself and Andy xx

I remember the smile that came over my face when you showcased the majority of these plus the recent cute snowmen samples. The garden themes are just heart warming bringing the thought of spring and summer days ahead, the pretty floral samples are just gorgeous the frames so pretty and the flower squares special, the safari is magical, every sample here is worth more than a song or smile they reach the heart in some way of that doesn't sound mad or over the top !
I can't thank you enough for an amazing year, you've inspired me so much in every way and I know that at the start of each new day Particraft, your samples and the followers that pop in every day will start my day the best way possible. Looking ahead to new dies that will make us smile, surprise us and make sure it's toast only remaining on the menus, but make us rich in new knowledge is something to look forward to. So I hope your first day of 2019 is a good one with plenty to look forward to for you and your family xxx.

Happy New Year Particrafters xxx

hollyberry said...

Such a beautiful selection of all the amazing cards that you make.
Happy New Year to everyone.

hazel young said...

Too many fabulous cards to chose a favourite. Happy New Year xx hazel

Clai01 said...

Happy New Year everyone x
The cards are all super! if i have to pick a favourite? i'll go with number 1 !
I have a very soft spot for the last card also especially fitting for a special occasion,
and i'm looking forward to the new things that 2019 brings to the craft world. x

TDQ Karen said...

Happy New Year, lovely selection. I think the cascading hearts was probably my favourite card of yours this past year

Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, wishing you and your families a very Happy New Year
What a gorgeous selection of cards today, I can see why they are your favourites, I really cant choose as I love them all.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a lovely day everyone

Hunnymummy54 from MK

karenlotty said...

Every card you make is always interesting and inspiring and have always loved what you create
If I had to choose a favourite of today’s it’s the “Wishing” one

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
A beautiful selection of favourites, I can see why they made you smile. I have gone back in to my Pinterest saves to see which is my favourite for the past year and I am sorry but the decision is impossible to make. I love the Safari collection, also for Christmas the little robins and both of your Christmas frames, particularly in mirror gold card. Pixie powders and the Passion flower really hit the spot as do any of your lovely stained glass - on and on, no way to pick a favourite.
Looking forward to another year on this wonderful blog with you and all the other bloggers,
Muriel x

Chris Curry said...

Sorry Sue, it’s impossible to pick a favourite. They are all brilliant. Thank you for your inspiration, long may it continue. Happy New Year to you and all your crew.xxx

Netty The Runner said...

Happy New Year Sue, hope its good for you. Lovely selection of cards today.
Annette x

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue Happy New year to you and family. Happy New year to all following your blog
All the cards are brilliant, so many beautiful designs with lots of inspiration from each one. Thank you for your dedication and commitment you put into all your projects. Xx

Marion Scott said...

Happy New Year Sue. A lovely selection of your favourites to start the new year. They are all so beautiful and different but I cannot pick a favourite.
Marion S x

CraftyCoffey said...

Happy New Year Sue & everyone that visits your blog.

You’ve chosen done stunning cards-my favourite is the first one. I just love the colours in the background.


Janice K said...

Happy New Year Sue and all blog readers!
A wonderful collection of cards and all so different. A lot appeal to me but number three really stands out due to the beautiful colours.x

sued99 said...

Happy New Year. A fantastic set of cards and very hard to pick a favourite. X

Pauline Austen said...

Happy New Year Sue and everyone. Hope you're up and out jogging this morning. I would have been, but the wheels fallen off my Zimmer frame. lol
Such a lovely set of cards and love them all. That should keep me going for the rest of the year. Thank you. Hugs xx Pauline

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful selection of cards.
Happy New Year.
B xx

Suemac said...

Happy New Year
A beautiful selection of cards, the last card is my favourite.

June Horrocks said...

Happy new year to you and yours sue the cards are beautiful every one thank you xxxxxxx
Happy new year to all my fellow bloggers
Love June horrocks xxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful array of your cards. They are all so appealing. Thank you for all your inspiation and a Happy New Year to you and all your readers.

Barbara V

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
A very Happy New Year x
I can’t believe you managed to whittle that list down. After a year of so many magnificent offerings how on earth do you pick just 12?
All of these cards seem familiar and they are all fabulous. It is so hard for me to pick a favourite from this array but due to the wonderful display of ‘Pixieness’ in number 1 that might just win me over.
Well it’s 2019 and I am sure that you have many surprises to bestow upon us to thrill and delight as only Sue Wilson can. By my calculations there will be a new collection with us pretty soon and my excitement levels will, as always, crescendo to fever pitch! I am really hoping that my good and slightly ambitious plans of starting my Christmas cards in January will come to fruition. It is criminal to be the proud and lucky owner of so much craft ‘paraphernalia’ and not be putting it to work much more regularly. There was no point in keeping count of my completed cards last year but I am going to try and keep a tally this year. Hopefully it will give me the motivation to persevere.
Will you be sharing your card total from 2018 with us Sue? Even though it makes my efforts completely insignificant I do love to know.
Happy New Year everyone
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

Anne said...

Beautiful cards Sue.

Happy New Year.

Anne (Northampton)

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all and a very Happy New Sue and to everyone .

WOW what a stunning collection of cards and they all made us smile as well. Thats a difficult question for me to pick a favourite as there are many you picked to day. Just looking at todays cards shows what we can create with your dies using different mediums. Thank you Sue and loved coming on your blog 2018.
Crafty hugs to all... Wendy

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. And Happy New Year to you... your family.....and all our Partycraft bloggers.
Every one of todays cards this morning is a stunner. I couldn't choose a favourite if I tried. Thankyou Sue for your continued dedication to the craft we all love and enjoy. I am looking forward to seeing what other pleasures you have in store for us for this coming new year. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Tressa said...

As always, there are some I like and some I am not so fond of. But each to their own. Regardless, there is a lot of inspiration here for us to work on and play with. Long may that continue!

Thank you


Anonymous said...

Wishing you a very Happy New Year Sue and all your followers too. Your selection of cards is wonderful and such a good start to the new year. Sorry not been on your blog for a week or so but have had the dreadful flu all over Christmas but can now start to enjoy your daily blog again. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication over the last year, you really are such an amazing inspiration. Sending very best wishes

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A very Happy New Year to you and your,
A wonderful selection of cards from 2018, love them all.

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Happy New year particrafters if last year is anything to go by we are in for an amazing year of Sue Wilson inspiration can't wait

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Lovely set of cards. love Jean Z xxxx

BenteS said...

Gorgeous collection of cards!
Love to be a follower of your great blog with all the creativity and beautiful designs you show us daily :))
Looking forward to more inspiration in 2019 ;)
Happy New Year to you and all the followers here!

Crafty Cruiser said...

Beautiful cards and lovely to see them all again.
Happy New Year to you, your family and all your followers. May 2019 bring lots of happiness, good health and success.
Doreen R

Marie P.from Longridge said...

Good morning Sue and all the Wilsonette family.
A Happy New Year to all.
I love all of the cards you have showcased for us today and in order of preference I have chosen 1, 3, and 5. All for different reasons but they were all clamouring and calling ME,ME,ME.
I intend to start the New Year by tidying up my craft room which will be a mamouth task and may well take me till Spring.
Wishing for PEACE in the world.
Marie P.

gwen70 said...

All the cards are beautiful Sue, couldn't possibly choose a favourite. Happy New Year xx

Jackie T said...

Oh Sue this is a wonderful selection of cards they are all gorgeous. Thank you for all the inspiration. Happy New Year. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Happy New Year

These all sing to me too, each one is beautiful!

Heather R Oxfordshire

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue and Wilsonettes everywhere, wishing you all a very Happy New Year. Today has started off bright and sunny so I hope that is a good omen for the year ahead.

Sue, I love all of your favourites and from the few you have chosen numbers 3, 4, 7 and 8 are among my favourites also. Number 3 the Mother's Day frame has been a firm favourite from when you first showed it and although I don't need the sentiment the frame is so beautiful and useful with great snipability.

Hope everyone has a good day.


Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, A very Happy New Year, and I hope that 2019 will be a healthy and happy one !!
Wow, a plethora of gorgeousness in all these cards. I adore 'scene' cards.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Happy New Year to you and the team... Love all the posts and particularly the daisy and cascading hearts...

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Amazing compilation, LOVE them all, such elegant and professional cards!!
Happy 2019 and thanks for all your inspirations and works!!

Poppyfield Card Crafts said...

A very happy new year Sue to you and yours
All the cards are fabulous, although the sixth card really caught my eye

June x

rolfi said...


great cards as ever…

Rolf xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, all gorgeous cards. My favourite is card six the 'Always Forever'. I also love card two the string of hearts. Thank you for all your inspirational cards shown through the year. A Happy and Prosperous New Year to all.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, these cards are all lovely, but I have two favourites, the 1st, because of the blues, and the African themed one, because it is the country of my birth. Take care all, have a great day. Bx

CraftyJo said...

Number 8 really calls to me :)

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous selection of your beautiful cards, Sue - they are ALL wonderful, it's very difficult choosing a favourite! You have been so creative with all the amazing, stamps, dies, embossing folders etc., etc. ! Thank you so VERY much for all your inspiring creations and the delight they have given us over the many years - may God richly bless you in this New Year, and always !
Much love and hugs,
Jersey Pauline XX

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
These cards are truly beautiful...I love them all, but especially the cascading hearts!!

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful selection of your favourite cards, my favourite one is No.8, the flower squares and I would love to see more samples of these.
Wishing you and all the followers a very happy and crafty new year

Love and hugs to everyone

ursula said...

Firstly, a very Happy New Year to you Sue and all your family and also all your followers. There is never a day that goes by that I pop over to your blog and not fall in love with your latest creation, you are my No.1 blog fix.....These are all absolutely stunning, can quite see why they are amongst your favourites...love them each and every one....keep up the inspiration for us Sue, we love your work....luv Ursula xx

Scottydog said...

Happy NewYear to you Sue & your family & to all Wilsonettes!

I can quite see why these cards ‘sing’ to you Sue, they are all beautiful in different ways & for that reason I just can’t choose a favourite. I would be thrilled to receive any cards like these.thank you for all your inspiration throughout the year.

Suzzette Yandle said...

All are beatiful designs in their own right. And you should be proud of your designs for the year 2018. Of these designs shared today, my favorite is the blue pixie one at the top of the blog. Don't you love it when a design in your head comes out as you thought it would? These are times when one does the "happy dance". Looking forward to all of your designs to come in this new year of 2019. Please keep those creative juices flowing.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue well they are all lovely cards but the safari one is top of my list of favourites. Love from Jackie xx

Maria said...

Happy new year Sue and everyone.
stunning cards all of them, my favs are Nr 1 for it's colour and
Nr 2 and 3 for the dies used and the rest too Lol
Have a nice day
hugs Maria x

Anonymous said...

Love these cards. Hugs MERRY BERRY 2 xxx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Happy and healthy New Year Sue and Ladies from Downunder. Love the cards you have chosen especially the heart card and the white ones, also I love the floral dies, the daffodil is a favourite. Looking forward to another year of wonderful inspiration from you Sue, you are so generous with your demos and sharing of information. Thank you for all you do for the card making community.
Di B. x

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue gorgeous cards today no wonder you love them
Lynda xx

Sandra said...

I'm a huge fan so I really appreciate each card. If I had to choose a favorite , I think I'm really drawn to the cascading hearts. I'm a big fan of heart shapes. I am definitely looking forward to seeing what you bring in 2019 and will continue to follow you. Blessings!

Sandra Smith

Lynne L said...

Happy New Year Sue & all on this blog
Sue all these cards are fabulous so it's very difficult to choose favourites I do love number 1,4, 8 & the last one

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Well, they all sing to me to. Especially the first post, it's such a clear and crips card, with pixie powders which as everyone must by now know, they are my favourite colouring medium.
But every single card following on from there is beautiful, I also like the ones that depict a landscape etc. one.
Looking forward to 2019.
Hugs, Rose

CCM said...

Happy New Year!
A lovely collection of 2018 cards!My favourite is the one for Mother's day. Really pretty card for a special day.
Can't wait to see your new collection(s) in 2019.
Hugs from Toronto

Viki Banaszak said...

Happy New Year to you! I love the cards you chose to showcase. Have a great New Year!

Pawprintx4 said...

All are very pretty and deserve a place on the list. Two are my favorites too!
Happy New Year!
Stephanie K

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I love them all thanks for all your inspiration throughout the years!
Happy New Year everyone!
Hugs x
Heather T

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, didn't get a chance to look at these yesterday, they are all really stunning cards, love them all! Love Jean xxx

Littlelamb said...

Sorry I didn’t get a chance to comment yesterday but visiting all over now so can get back into a routine. All lovely cards Sue and look forward to another year of beautiful cards from you. Thank you.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I was not able to comment yesterday, so I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and all the Wilsonettes a very Happy New Year.
I can see why these are your favourites cards Sue and I love them all too. It is funny that they are all fairly simple cards so perhaps I shouldn't spend too much time and effort trying to cram as much detail onto the front of the card as I possibly can!


dj from kettering said...

A Happy New Year to you and yours, Sue!!

What a lovely collection; can't choose a
favourite, but the cascading hearts is
lovely . . . .

Doreen x

ahappycrafter50 said...

Happy New Year. Love your favourites.

Dorothy of Baldock, GB said...

Happy New Year Sue and all the crafty members

Sue I love all your cards, I cannot pick a favourite as they are all super duper to me!

Love n hugs
Dorothy of Baldock

Anonymous said...

Happy New Year Sue!

You have made some stunning cards and I look forward to seeing all your wonderful creations this year.
Thank you for all the inspiration you give us.
VĂ©ronique L

DeCor said...

A bit late as had a bug that laid me up. Here's to welcoming in a Bright and Happy New year. These cards are all so Fabulous. My favourite is the two giraffes.

stitchingranny said...

I would find it difficult to choose favourites and its rare for me to arrive at a card I do not love Sue. You give me so much inspiration and make me cut into dies I would never have dared to do a few years back. I look at my dies in a whole different light these days, and my criteria when purchasing a die is no longer "is it pretty", but more "what can I do with it".
Wishing you every Happiness in 2019.

Hugs Helen xx