Thursday, 19 March 2020

Friends Are The Flowers

Hello crafters!  Today's card colours are Iris, white and black.  I started by cutting the decorative die from the Priscella die set into a piece of coconut white card twice, slightly overlapping in the centre.  I backed it with Iris card.  Next I cut two more of the Priscella die, once in white and once in black, and I used the outer cutting die to cut them out of the card.  I shadowed the white one with the black one slightly offset behind and mounted it vertically in the middle of the card, covering the overcut area in the background.  Next I made a rectangular frame using Iris card and the Double Stitched Rectangle die set.  I added mounting foam and seating it over my stamped sentiment and added it to the centre of the card.  I cut a strip of double pearls in half and ran them down each of the sides of the background, then created three flowers using the Cosmos Flower die set.  I cut Iris card for the base and added a black outline edge to them.  I attached them in opposite corners and added white leaves from the set as accents.  The card was completed with white, iris and black mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/2"  x  9 1/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue, what a beautiful card. Love the colours, gorgeous x

Geordie Jan x said...

Morning Sue.
What a pretty card Sue, thank you.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Beautiful in blue Sue what a pretty card.
Jan x

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue. What a beautiful sentiment, I'm sure we all have a couple of really close friends that make our lives complete alongside our family, I know I have and Im so grateful.

Just when you feel the world has gone crazy mad I look from the lodge window and see the most magnificent deer saunter bye - WOW.
PLEASE keep safe everyone thinking of you all xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, wow a big card, really beautiful and lovely colours. Have a good day and stay safe everyone. Bx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Lovely card and sentiment, your blog is keeping me sane in this crazy world as I am unable to do anything after my op. Please stay safe everyone

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card.
B xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, gosh this is gorgeous, do you know Sue that every day you surprise me with your inspirations and they truly are inspirational, thank you.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smithxxx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, another beautiful card as always. The colours, dies and how you put it all together is wonderful. Stay safe everyone xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Pretty Priscella, the gorgeous Cosmos flowers and a beautiful colour combination - a stunning card x
Happy Thursday everyone
Crafty hugs
Yvonne x

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue xx Hazel

Clai01 said...

Beautiful card x

Marie P. from Lomgridge said...

Good Morning Sue and all.
A gorgeous card Sue,every piece of it compliments the next one. The Cosmos are a dream and the sentiment is first class. Thank you.
Have a nice day.
Marie P.

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Beautiful card Sue x I love the way you have used the Priscella die and the colours are lovely x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a very pretty card and I love the colours. Think there will be some beautiful cards made by all your followers while we are dealing with this dreadful virus. Take care and stay safe everyone. Sending best wishes

dj from kettering l.P. said...

A stunning card, beautiful colours, lovely,

Doreen x

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Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card today with your beautiful dies & colour combination, I especially love your flowers. Yvonne xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Hi Sue

Not sure on this one - think I find it a bit busy. However love all the elements and the colours so will be using these for inspiration.

Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous card today really inspirational.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Hope you all have a good day

Sharon MK

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card. Love Jean xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

such a beautiful card Sue
Gr Karin

sued99 said...

I love the colour but I find it a bit too busy. X

Crafty Cruiser said...

Really gorgeous! From the dies used to the colour, it oozes beauty.
Doreen R

Jackie T said...

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

Jackie Durrant said...

Love the colour of the iris card and, of course, friends are especially important at the moment xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card today. Lovely dies and very pretty colours. Just what is needed for the current crisis. Thank you.

Barbara V

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love both the beautiful dies used and the gorgeous colours but I find the overall effect a bit too busy for me however I am sure I can take some inspiration from this at a later date, busy making Easter cards at the moment.


Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and I love the sentiment, I know I have it but have got out of the habit of stamping and use your Die ones instead

Love and hugs to everyone

Suzzette Yandle said...

Stunning and lovely. Thank you for sharing. Hugs

Rose in Chester said...

Wow, Sue,
that is a beautiful, beautiful card.
I love the colours, too
Rose x

karenlotty said...

Beautiful card Sue and in my favourite colours

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue What a pretty card lovely dies and colours

Ann Topp said...

Good Evening Sue Again forgive my being late. Every thing is topsy turvy at the moment...including me. I think I am having withdrawal symptoms... out of my routine... Missing my dancing as it's all been cancelled.
But one thing I am certain of is... Partycraft...And your beautiful creations...never let's me down and something to look forward to every time I sign on. Today is no exception and what a great sight to behold. Just beautiful... And the nicest thing is I have just bought this beautiful die... Thankyou Sue... For giving us some kind of sanity in these and the next coming days and weeks ahead. Sending hugs and best wishes to everyone who needs them today. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Maria said...

Pretty card Sue, gorgeous colour too.
Stay safe all. Hugs Maria x

Handmade by Donna x said...

Morning Sue, this one is very pretty, very intricate with all the dies and that Cosmos flower just add the finishing touch.
Is blue your favourite colour, lol hugs Donna x

Owlish said...

Hi Sue
Love the colours ur card as always fabulous
Owlish Xx

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CCM said...

Love the sentiment and the card is so lovely.

Hugs from Toronto to you all,
Stay safe and healthy.

Suemac said...

A pretty card

Fikreta said...

gorgeous card!