Saturday, 25 January 2020

Abstract Rose Card

Hello crafters!  Today's card is an old technique that uses Distress inks on to your craft mat.  It is fabulous for a quick background and it always looks different every time you do it!

The finished dimensions are 6 1/2"  x  7 3/4" in size.  All for now. Sue x


Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue.
I think I remember this technique but obviously I need to watch today's tutorial just to make sure. A pretty rose sample to kick start the weekend.
Hope your day is full of laughter and smiles xxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a gorgeous card in beautiful colours! I’m off to watch the video thanks for sharing.
Hugs x
Heather T

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Julia
So the video is going to be a treat later - feet up with a cuppa! I need to know how to do this background - it’s gorgeous.
Stunning card. The tiled backgrounds is so versatile. I thing I need to add that one to my collection x
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely card,and great video.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Clai01 said...

All looks great x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, what a stunning creation, I love the rose as the centre piece. I will watch the video later, have not done this technique for a long time so will refresh my memory.

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

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue lovely card the rose die us beautiful. Thank you Helen Terry xxx

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Wonderful card Sue x looking forward to watching your video to see how you created the beautiful background x your rose is so pretty x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Catherine Lyons said...

A lovely card and great video Sue.
Cztherine v94

CraftyCoffey said...

Great card, really like the background.


ahappycrafter50 said...

Great background and dies make it slightly Art Decoish. Just been soaking it up in Napier, NZ.

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a great background and a beautiful disn and card Sue

gr karin

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Good Morning Sue,
A beautiful card and a great video showing how to make that lovely and simple looking background.
The rose is exquisite and your colours are lovely.
Thank you Sue.
Marie P.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Lovely clean crisp looking card. I had to refresh on this technique too. Great video.
Jan x

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue,lovely card, a beautiful rose and background. Another one who needs to revisit this technique. Xx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Simple background makes a very effective card. Love the rose.
Hugs Pixie Elf 24 xxx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
What a fantastic card this morning and that you so much for crating the video. Hope everyone has a wonderful day.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, a fabulous and contemporary card design, love it. Have a good day everyone. Bx

karenlotty said...

Beautiful I need a refresher on this technique Off to watch video now

dj from kettering said...

That rose is lovely, as someone said, art devilish,

Doreen x

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Ahhhhh back to normal now. Saturday morning with my cuppa and a Sue Wilson's video. Great start to my day. And what a great card and video. First time I have seen this background done. I am definitely going to try this one. I have some oxide inks. Beautiful sample Sue. Sending hugs and best wishes to everyone who needs them today. Kind Regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, great video and beautiful card. Love Jean xxx

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Beautiful card & video, thank you for reminding us of this technique as I haven't used it it a while. Yvonne xx

hazel young said...

Fabulous card Sue, very modern design xx Hazel

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I just love the design of this card and am looking forward to watching your video later today to see how it's done. It's a stunning card. Sending best wishes

scrAPpamondo said...

Very elegant and sweet card, love the light blue inked background and the gold outlines of the stylish rose!!

Handmade by Donna x said...

Morning Sue, i like today's card, although I've never been sure on the box type die but here were you yesterday, I tried this technique for a Valentine's card I was making. Not sure if I did it right, so i will watch your video and find out x.
Donna in Lancashire x

Unknown said...

It might be an old teqniquie sue but the finishing card is beautiful thank you
Love always june horrocks xxxxxx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Today’s card is so beautiful, love that rose. Thank you for the great video, I’ve never tried your background technique with distress inks before, so will have to give it a try

Love and hugs to everyone

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Lovely card with great background I love the way you created dimension to the frame topper

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, although not the usual valentines colour I think this would make a fantastic card for that occasion. WakeyL

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card. I love the box die, it is so versatile. And the background is fab.
I have a box full of distress inks, and must use these more.
Everybody seems to be going on about Oxides, but I have to use my distress inks up first - or at least get the 35 l storage box down by half.
I'll watch the video later on, as a treat with a cup of coffee.

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
What a great card, the background looks so good - can’t wait to eatch the video and I am so glad I have the tiled background - it always looks amazing
Muriel x

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Pretty card, love the background and colour and of course the Rose. Will watch the video soon.

Love Helen xxx

Hunnymummy54 said...

Good Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a beautiful card today,and another great technique to do as well.

Sending love and Healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day all
Sharon MK

sued99 said...

What a great card. I shall catch up on the video later with a cuppa! X

Tressa said...

Beautiful card.

Pauline Austen said...

Hi Sue, lovely card but I don't have any of these products I'm sorry to say. But I will watch your video with interest. The single rise would make a lovely Valentine's card. Hugs xxx Pauline

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card! Great background demo.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Scottydog said...

A lovely CAS card with a lovely blue background. Haven’t done one like this for a while. Thank you for the reminder Sue.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely card. Pretty background, especially with the gold splats and the rose is beautiful

Barbara V

ursula said...

Just love that background Sue, as you say make a few of them and set them aside for other cards, quick and easy....beautiful card, simple but stunning...luv Ursula xx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a really lovely CAS card. The elegant rose die certainly lives up to her name here and I love the way you backed the tiles with vellum. Thank you for reminding me of the background technique, I have not done this for a long time (too much fun with pixies) so it is good to have a refresher.


CraftyJo said...

Very pretty :)

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a really pretty rose to add an accent to a hand made background. We do all get caught up in using new techniques and it is good to get a gentle reminder of some of the ways we used to make backgrounds. Perhaps it would be a good idea to have a session to make lots of backgrounds for use later when we are pushed for time. Just look at the results as you have shown here!


Eunice Astle said...

So simple but so beautiful Sue!!! Love the dimension you created with the raised center in the tiles.

Crafty Cruiser said...

Quite different and simple but effective.
Doreen R

lindyloo12Somerset said...

I really love the look of this card, very pretty but somehow simple but effective, the colours are great.

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card. Those dies are amazing and I love the colour. Have a great weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue
I’m loving the background that colour is beautiful and my favourite
Your card is simple but beautiful and elegant
Your inspiration is never ending.
You take care my friend
Theresa G j

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
A lovely card today,you give us so many ideas to try. What would we do without you.

Suzzette Yandle said...

Gorgeous card design and great video. Thank you. Hugs

CCM said...

Great video as always. So easy to create a background like this, I have to give it a try. And I have to buy the Elegant Flower Trio.

Hugs from cold Toronto to you all,

Maria said...

Hi Sue,
A lovely card and a fabulous background. Not to myself,
Do need to make some to have on stock.
hugs Maria x

Marion Scott said...

Lovely card Sue, love the colour of the background
Marion S x

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card, love the background love the colours used.

Pawprintx4 said...

I did get the three flower die although I have not had the time to use yet so its great for more inspiration. Lovely background and there is that other funky die I need..... on my wish list.
Have a wonderful weekend,
Stephanie K

Dawn Holben said...

This is truly amazing, i really love this entire card. The background and everything x

ang said...

Lovely card the rose is gorgeous angxx

DeCor said...

Love the background. And the simplicity of the card is so eyecatching