Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Penelope

Hi bloggers!  Thanks for all your participation in the blog launch, but we are back to one post per day, sadly!  I am skipping back to an April release card today.  I started with the top die from the Alice set and put two together to make a linear white on white background. I added small pearls to all the intersections as accents.  Next I cut the Penelope die out of Ocean card for the top layer, teal for the middle layer and a white backing layer.  I used the larger outer cutting die to give it a bit of a decorative pierced edge on the backing.  I reversed the colours for the centre dies and used a white top, an ocean card centre layer and a teal backing layer.  I cut the Skylar die in white and nipped it in half and added it to the sides of the Penelope die.  I added it to the background with foam.  I used the Spiral Pearl Flower to add a single floral element with a couple of leaves as accents.  I decided I liked it with a sentiment, but you could use just about anything for this style of card, your choice!  The card was completed with white, ocean and teal mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/4"  x  8 1/4" in size. 

Just a quick reminder that I am back on Create and Craft TV this morning at 10am with more of the
4 Day Deal!   All for now, Sue x









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71 comments:

hazel young said...

Fabulous card Sue love the colours xx Hazel

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Love the colours you have used here Sue. I managed to catch a little bit of the create and craft online and loved what you did. Trying to catch some more of it.
Hugs
Muriel x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, it is lovely when you go back to some of your older releases, it is always nice for them to get another airing and remind us of what we can do with them. Today's example is a prime example of this, love it as you knew I would with the layered effects and using my favourite colours too.

Loved the show yesterday so nice to see you back on our screens. I will have to watch this mornings one when I get home from my craft club today. Loving all the wonderful samples.

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

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card this morning. Love the colours and the way you have used the dies, amazing.

Barbara V

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
We may be back to just one post but what a card it is! It’s a stunner! Penelope is radiant in all her triple layered glory and the colours are perfect.
Can I just say (again), what an amazing new launch. I have twitchy fingers as to which dies I will get my hands on first - you don’t make it an easy decision seeing as they are all so desirable . Thanks for sharing with us Sue and giving us all an opportunity to win one of those precious delights x
I had sorted myself out to watch you work your magic at 4 yesterday afternoon with a cuppa and a rather large piece of cheesecake but unfortunately it was not to be - won’t bore you with the details. I will be with you at 10 this morning and nothing will stand in my way! I recorded yesterday’s show so will watch that as soon as I am able x
Happy Wednesday everyone
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Clai01 said...

The background looks fantastic and so do the colours x

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. What a happy sight to wake up to, the colour choice is so fresh, and the way you design your collections to layer up is so clever, I bet your first European dies would either cut into the card or layer up with a lot of the recent dies too. Just literally out of bed, eyes still glazed over and brain - well heaven knows cuz I don't feel I'm making much sence but hopefully you'll understand what I'm trying to say. Must catch up with your 4pm show as I've been told I missed exciting news. So have a great day and give us all a wave lol xxx

kittyedavies47@gmail.com said...

Morning Sue.
A very pretty card today thank you.
Thank you a great show yesterday,
The tv is all set to record for todays show, that is if you haven't had a sellout.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Thank you for revisiting old favourites definitely one to pin

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Beautiful card in gorgeous colours, I love revisiting old dies! I’ve set your shows on record so will look forward to watching them later.
Hugs x
Heather T

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue,, fabulous card in gorgeous colours.
Marion S x

CraftyCoffey said...

Great card, love the colours.

Michele

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card, and great show yesterday.
B xx

ahappycrafter50 said...

This is such a vibrant colour and lovely design.
Hope to catch today’s show.
Jan
Northampton

Suemac said...

A great card, and a wonderful die launch.

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue fabulous launch! Love this card and i have these dies. Thank you Helen Terry xxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
I was very pleased to see Penelope feature in today's card as I own her. Thank you for the great inspiration and for the super new launch. X
Janice K AC Bucks

Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a great new launch so many lovely new dies. This is a beautiful card and lovely colours used too.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day all
Sharon MK
xxxx

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Good morning Sue.
Sounds like your sabbatical is over and you are back with us.
Welcome back.
Today's post is lovely I just love the colours and can't get enough of them.The design is great too.
Hugs.
Marie P.

Catherine Lyons said...

A fabulous card love those colours.
Catherine v94

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card. All you die sets are so versatile and compliment each other.
Hugs (Tea for one) xxx

SHartl said...

This is so pretty with the blue and white and all those lovely layered dies!

Netty The Runner said...

So pretty Sue, the colours are bright and cheerful.
Annette x

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very pretty card and die. love Jean Z xxxx

karenlotty said...

A beautiful card I love these colours
I enjoyed your show yesterday So pleased to see you back on tv
I am at work today So will Have watch the shows later

dj from kettering said...




A lovely card, and the colours are so fresh, any
sentiment would work.

Good to see you back on our screens again,



Doreen x

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
So nice to see you back yesterday Love today's colours you have used for it.
Thank you for your wonderful new launch. Some of the dies and ideas were so different.
Thank you again.
Jan x

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue,
I like your colour choice for today's card. It's nice to see some of the 'oldies' making an appearance on your cards once more.
Looking forward to settling down to watch your show this morning. Great to have you back on our tv screens and I must say how well you look. Must be eating all those dolly mixtures. lol Hugs xx Pauline from Teesside

Jackie Durrant said...

Love the colour combination and the spiral flower is very pretty xx

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
First of all I would like to say how lovely it was to see you back on our screens yesterday and wearing one of those striking tops you are so good at finding!
Thank you for once again being so generous with your die Launch giveaway, I know I along and your loyal Blog followers really appreciate your kindness.
A gorgeous card today in one of my favourite colour schemes!
Lesley S x

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, what a beautiful card and gorgeous colours. Penelope is really pretty and you know how to bring out the best of her. Loved the new collection and going to enjoy seeing you on screen. I will he catch-up for what I've missed xx

Tressa said...

Lovely card.

Teresa

June Horrocks said...

My favourite colours sue and this die is beautiful I remember it nice to see it on show again
Love June Horrocks xxxxxxc

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card today with a fantastic colour combination. It is nice to be reminded of some of your older dies, looking forward to seeing you on screen at 10 o'clock. Yvonne

Crafty Cruiser said...

Lovely all occasion card to get back to the once a day samples.
Doreen R

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
What a stunning card this morning and love the colours. Love how you used the Alice die and you can tell straight away its a Sue Wilson card. I am lucky its my day of today and looking forward to watching your shows.
Crafty hugs to all , Wendy

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Stunning card lovely combination of dies

gwen70 said...

Wonderful card xx

zoemo said...

lovely colours, I get so much inspiration from this blog! I check it every day, not just for ideas on how to use the dies, there are also plenty of great techniques for different backgrounds - You should see my stash of pixie powdered card lol.

Zoe in Pencoed xx

#ILoveParticraft

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card, love the colours and the dies you’ve used. Recording your shows as I have visitors staying with me for a few days

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

sued99 said...

Lovely card. Very nice to see you back on the Tv. X

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, lovely card and nice to see the Alice die again. Sitting watching you on tv as I write! Love Jean xxx

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. What a beautiful card today Sue. I was lucky enough to have won the Penelopy Die on the April Launch so i know how beautiful it is. Thankyou Sue. Sending best wishes to everyone everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Back to normal again today and what a lovely card to do it with. I particularly like the understated background which shows that we shouldn't forget the different things we can do with your dies.

Lisbeth

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, whilst it's always great to see new products, the old collections still delight and the card today enforces this belief. Loving the makes being produced on the television. It's a great treat to see you rather than just reading your blog on a daily basis. WakeyL

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I am going to watch your 10am show in a minute and I am loving all the samples and seeing you demonstrate.
Today's card is lovely and it is good to visit the slightly older dies as we tend to forget and get caught up with all the new ones :-)

Julie L - lovely to see you home again and hope you are doing well.

Frances

Kate's Cards said...

A lovely pretty card which I especially love as one of my daughter's is called Alice.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Very pretty card!
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

CCM said...

This is a beautiful card, showing the Penelope in all its glory.I love how it layers and the colors look great together on the card.I am so loving these triple layering dies!

Hugs from Toronto
Carmen-Dorothy

Yorkie girl said...

Good afternoon Sue and everyone
Beautiful card this bright sunny afternoon. Bit chilly though
Love the colour combo you have used
Missed the CC show this morning I had to take hubby to his appointment
But I will watch it on catch up
Take care folks
Theresa G

Eunice Astle said...

Such a lovely card, love your color combinations. The Alice and Penelope dies definitely accent each other.

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card I just love it. Those dies are stunning. Enjoy the rest of the day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Maria said...

Hi Sue
Sweet Penelope and the spiral flowers are on my shopping list.
Hoping to get to the NEC this year. Watching you crafting on
Tv is nice and you looking well. Tfs
hugs to all, Maria x

ursula said...

Love this die, such a lovely size to act as a focal point on a card, stunning card you have here with the flower alongside...luv Ursula xx

Seafield Jo said...

Wow this is so pretty. A gorgeous card, those colours make the dies stand out so well.

Jo x

TDQ Karen said...

Great combination of colours love the card xx

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Wonderful card Sue x the colours are beautiful and Alice looks lovely x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Not so sure on this post. Love the colours and the background but the post doesn't 'sing' to me. However, you make cards for others and there are definitely those that would love this one...

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Lots of dimension and pretty colours. Finished with dainty flowers.

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty Sue, lots going on ;)

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This card is so pretty. And I love the linear division, must use my Alice one for that, too.


You had a fantastic 2nd day show, as well. And all that with Dean.
Hugs
Rose

julie laz said...

This card is so refreshing Sue, love the colour, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!

Will catch up with your shows when I go to bed.

June Ballenger said...

Gorgeous and I have got to try that background technique xx

Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card with beautiful colour's,
Best wishes
Karen M

scrAPpamondo said...

Great use of Alice set! Fabulous card!

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is very beautiful and what a great background Sue

gr karin

DeCor said...

It was a wonderful launch. Looking forward to watching your shows. I like
Love your card today

Scottydog said...

I know I’m late, but a lovely card & colours. Thanks Sue

stitchingranny said...

I am hoping I was not too late for the launch as we only just got back from holiday and so couldn't take part day by day.
This is a lovely card and does it matter when it was made, nothing to apologise for Sue.

Hugs Helen xxx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. I LOVE this card !!! Alice looks great as a background and I really love the Skylar to but my favourite die set is the Penelope set. I do love all you Tripple die sets but this one is the fantastic Focal point die. The perfect centrepiece. I love that it has the Tripple layers so that we can make our cards in lots of gorgeous colours. Penelope is such a stunning die. I do love Skylar to. It is so unusual but it is perfect to accent cards and to use in its own right. Not forgetting those beautiful Spiral flowers. Gorgeous. A truly stunning card Sue. Thank you. Love from Tres x x x