Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Just For You

Hello crafters!  Today's card uses one of the same techniques that I demonstrated on Hochanda this past weekend.  I started with a piece of Arctic Blue card on top and a piece of Bluebell card underneath it, lined up exactly.  I used the middle layering die of the Lilian die set and randomly cut it all over the card so it went through both sheets.  Next I went back and lined up the top layering die from the set directly over the cut outs on the top Arctic Blue card and cut them again.  I then glued the two pieces together as they lined up nicely from being cut this way.  I made a wide white frame using the Double Stitched Squares and attached it with mounting foam.  I cut a strip of vellum and attached it across the middle of the frame from side to side.  I used the Just For You die and shadowed it then glued it onto the vellum strip.  Using the Wildflower layering dies, I cut five flowers of assorted sizes, using the Bluebell as the top layer and the Arctic Blue as the middle layer.  I assembled them and added white base layers to all of them, then mounted them in opposite corners.  I cut a bunch of the leaves in white as accents and glued them around the flowers.  The card was completed with white, Arctic Blue and Bluebell mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 7 3/4" x  7 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x










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60 comments:

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue and all that enter this wonderful world of pretty inspiration. Is this one that you tempted us with at launch? I was catching up with your Sunday shows yesterday and was wowed with your triple layer collection, such a clever idea and I've never seen anything similar. Today's samples is really pretty, it looks complicated too, but watching your demonstrations makes it all make sense (if I make sense) ! Such a delicate soothing start to our day thank you xxx

hollyberry said...

Oh I love this card. So pretty and the colours really show off the dies used.

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a beautiful pretty card I love these triple dies but still trying to get my head around them, I think I need to buy a set and play lol

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day all

Love
Sharon MK
xxx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I love this concept it's so different

Netty The Runner said...

Really pretty card Sue, love the background. I’m waiting on delivery of these dies, can’t wait to receive them.
Annette x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, stunning sample and I was so pleased you demonstrated this on Hochanda, it was amazing to watch and of course we all now know how to use the lovely 3d layering dies.

Thank you once again. xx

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

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A very pretty card, thank you.
I am so glad you demonstrated the triple layer dies,otherwise I would have not had a clue.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card using a very clever set of dies. The versatility of the Triple Layer dies seems endless and, although I have to take my time working out which die is needed for each layer, the results are well worth it. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration.x

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
What a pretty card, love the colours but unfortunately, I have tried to watch you on the Hochanda catch up and only the first show with the mermaids is on there.
they too are gorgeous but I was really hoping to see the triples demonstrated, wonder why your other shows aren’t available?
Will watch you tube to see your lovely dies in use.
Hugs
Muriel x

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue such a stunning card. The flowers are just beautiful in those colours and the background looks fabulous. Love Jean xxx

Clai01 said...

Hi Sue
lovely card and my favourite dies of the collection I think. x

CraftyCoffey said...

Beautiful card, so pretty.

Michele

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I’ve just started catching up with your ODS shows and loved how you reversed the hummingbird. I’m looking forward to watching more of the triple layer demos.
B xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
I think this card is stunning x
These triple layer dies are pure genius and it was amazing being able to watch you working your magic with them on Saturday and Sunday. This card blew me away during the launch - those colours are beautiful. I must treat myself to some of the new card despite the fact that I have enough card stock to open my own shop!
Happy Wednesday everyone
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

hazel young said...

Gorgeous card Sue xx Hazel

Chris Curry said...

Such a sweet card Sue, thank you. Have a good day.xxx

Anne said...

This is so pretty, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

The Triple Layer Dies are simply wonderful, what a clever concept that lends itself to so many endless possibilities. This one today is so crisp and bright in shades of blue and white. Watching your demonstrations over the weekend certainly made using them seem so simple.

Have a wonderful day.

Beverly

Jan Sayer said...

A lovely card. I have been catching up with the programme I missed - great techniques.
Jan
Northampton

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Stunning card! Sorry I’ve not been around for a few days. I’ve been catching up on the cards I’ve missed this morning and they are all gorgeous.
Hugs x
Heather T

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Pretty card, love the new layering dies.
Lydia
X

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue loving the new colours, they are so fresh. The laying dies are just so versatile xx

June Horrocks said...

A very pretty card Josue loved the demo on tele the layering dies are brilliant thank you sue
Love June Horrocks xxxxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Gorgeous card this morning! Love these new dies and your colour choice for this card!
Lesley S x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card. Love the background and your flowers are so sweet. Hugs WINTERWARM. xxx

Marie P.from Longridge said...

Good morning Sue and all.
An absolutely gorgeous card today Sue. My favourite colours too
Hugs.
Marie P.

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. What a gorgeous card it looks so very fresh and cool looking..... well they are my favourite colours so I am bound to be happy with this. And the sentiment is lovely. I am gradually building up my little collection of the fabulous sentiment dies. Thankyou Sue. Sending hugs and best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely stunning card today with your beautiful layering dies.Yvonne xx

BenteS said...

Wonderful card, love the way you have designed the background:))

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Wow Such a beautiful card I have the flower triple layer die but haven't used it yet After watching your Hochanda shows I will definitely be buying more of the triple layer dies they are superb I especially liked the technique you used with the gilding flakes & paste
Muriel if you click on the schedule instead of rewind & then on the day Sue did her shows you should be able to watch all the triple layer shows

Lisbeth said...

Morning Sue. I do like the triple layer flowers but I particularly love the way you have made the background using the same dies. Amazing!

Lisbeth

stitchingranny said...

Lovely card. I recorded all your programs Sue but have been so busy I haven't watched them so now I will be looking for this very pretty card when I do.

Hugs Helen xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Stunning - love these new dies and the florals in particular

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue,
This card is beautiful. I enjoyed your shows at the weekend and like others have said it certainly helped to see you demonstrate how to use these triple layer dies.
Marion S x

ursula said...

Wow, quite complicated, had to read it over and over to try and see how it was made, but then I suppose not having the dies yet, I do not know how they work....but they should be on their way, then I can have a play.....A beautiful card, love the colour tones finished with pretty flowers...thank you Sue...luv Ursula xx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a pretty card and I really like the way you have reversed the top colours on the flowers as it makes them stand out from the background.

Frances

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. I love the different layers on your background made with the same triple layers for the flowers.

Pauline Austen said...

Hi Sue, lovely colour combination. I do so admire your triple layer dies and will catch up on you tube to see how you've put them together as I want to get some whe I return home in just under 3 weeks. Hugs xx Pauline in S.A.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and your triple layer dies are so clever, it was great to watch you demonstrate how to use them and all the tips you gave too.
Love the new colours of card and I ordered the ocean card to go with my favourite aqua and the powder pink that replaces the blush card.

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card. love Jean Z xxxxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card Sue
Gr Karin

Lynda's craft's said...

WOW STUNNING SUE beautiful flowers In my favourite blue
I love everything about it.
Love Lynda xx

Suzzette Yandle said...

Sue, you are such a creative innovator when designing your dies and card making techniques. You continue to "think out of the box" to surprise me with new products to use. Stay strong and keep on doing what you do so well.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card! I love the triple effect.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

scrAPpamondo said...

Very elegant and impressive card!Love these layered dies and the colours make the design pop!

Eunice Astle said...

Lovely card Sue, the Lillian die is amazing!!

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Such a pretty card Sue x the layering dies look amazing and I love your colour choice x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card I just love it. Those dies are gorgeous. Take care. Hugs Jackie

sued99 said...

This is a gorgeous card. I love the combination of blues. X

freedomlass said...

Good Evening all, love this card and the colour way it really shows of the dimension of the new dies wonderfully.

Lesley

CraftyJo said...

Very nice - I guess I'd have to have this set of dies in front of me and follow along to understand just what you did but it's pretty even if I'm confused ;)

Beverley Watson said...

I have just bought my first triple layer dies and am looking forward to using them!

CCM said...

The great design and colors make a very pretty card. I love the triple layered look.
Hugs from Toronto
Carmen-Dorothy

Laura O' Connor said...

Beautiful card sue another stunner. Laura o Springfield

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !!! What a gorgeous, gorgeous card today !!! I really love the shades of blue you have used. The Lillian die is beautiful. My favourite though are those gorgeous wild flower dies. They are absolutely fab and I just had to order them !!! This is such a pretty card Sue and I am going to try making a full card using the Wild flower dies. Thanks for your wonderful inspiration. Lots of love to you Sue from Tres X X X

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I love this and as Tres says you could make it using any of your flower dies. Yvonne who can resist Sue's new card colours I have now had to buy new drawers to separate coloured from patterned I have so much.

dj from kettering said...



Love this card, and the colours are
gorgeous!!




Doreen x

Pawprintx4 said...

This card is one of my favorites from the shows and also in the rose. Just wonderful.
Everyone, have a great day,
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Fikreta said...

gorgeous card!

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue

Another stunning card Sue, love all the hues of blues.

Love n hugs

Dorothy of Baldock GB