Friday, 7 March 2014

Farewell To Heartfelt Creations

Hello bloggers!  I have a Heartfelt Creations card for you today which will be one of the last that you will see from me using this range.  We have decided not to carry this line any longer as we feel that the direction we would like to take the Creative Expressions range lies in a different direction to Heartfelt Creations.  Nikki Payne has also left our team and has chosen to do the shows directly for Heartfelt Creations on Create and Craft.  I know that many of you wait to see just what I will do given a specific stamp or die set from Heartfelt Creations, but after I post through the last few samples from my January show, there will be no more samples of Heartfelt Creations put up on the blog.
I started this card by stamping the Majestic Blooms on to silver card using a Clear Perfect Medium pad.  I heat embossed the stamped image with Silver shine embossing powder for a tone on tone look.  Rather than cutting out the flowers, I decided to use the stamped piece as a background for my card.  I added a scored strip in white to the bottom of the card.  I cut a border from an older set called Lace Doily Accents which I added to the join between the two pieces.  I tied a messy bow out of white seam binding and spritzed it with water and crumpled it for a shabby chic look.  I added it to the side of my card and made a flower to add to the centre of it.  The Bella Rose Swirl was added as an accent to it.  The focal element started with the Raindrops on Roses die cut in white.  I cut it in half and taped it so it showed behind the silver oval.  I stamped my sentiment and embossed it in silver then cut it out with the Fancy Tags Two die and mounted it in the centre.  I made a few more flowers from another stamping of the Majestic Blooms and added them to the upper corner of my focal element.  I finished the card with a double white pierced mat layer.  Finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x 8" in size.  All for now, Sue x


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Pam said...

So beautiful I love it.

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Good Morning Sue.
Such a very pretty and elegant card.
That's a Shame love Heartfelt!!
Well it is Friday and I for one am looking forward to the weekend. Have a nice one and hope to catch you all tomorrow.
Hugs Cameeli xx

Pam said...

Pa can't wait to see what you come up with next though Sue x

kitty davies said...

Morning Sue
Thank you beautiful card, time to move on looking forward to all the new things Take care Kitty.

Hazel said...

Good morning Sue, a very pretty card and elegant card, that's a pity about Heartfelt Creations as I love their dies. Never mind I will still enjoy useing them. Have a good weekend what ever you are doing. Hazel xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is beautiful, and a pity about heartfelt creations, but there always comes a time to move on, at least we will still see them. Bx

Anonymous said...

'morning Sue, there have been changes for you over the last few years; one thing that is constant is your cards are an inspiration to us all. Heartfelt Creations will be pleased you introduced them to us all. Great card today,Good luck with the next phase. Mabex

tracy w said...

Hi sue
Stunning card pity about heartfelt creations but can not wait to see what you have instead to show us crafters you have inspired me along with my crafting everyday thank you Tracy w x

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card. Shame about heartfelt creations but as the saying goes " onwards and upwards" though I'm not sure how much higher you can go because to me you are the queen of cardmaking . Lol lynne m & extremely idle fur babies x x x

Unknown said...

Beautiful subtle colours with the white, love it. Always like a new phase in the creative expressions journey, it's sure to be exciting. Good luck to Nikki. Clair xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Shame about Heartfelt but can't wait to see what's new with Creative Expressions. I like the silver on silver background, it's very elegant.Have a good Friday everyone. Sue xxx

Unknown said...

Morning Sue what a beautiful card I love it. Cant wait to see what uou have for us next. I really love the colours you have used. Take care xxx

Debs A

Rosie said...

Great card to finish showing Heartfelt Creations. The flowers are so pretty.

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
Beautiful card, in both design and colour. I thought by your title that HC had ceased but as long as they're still going, all still good.
Best wishes.
Ang x

Anonymous said...

Hi sue. A very pretty and elegant card the colours are beautiful. Its nice to see you use some of the older dies on your card. Shame about heartfelt but if its time to move on to new projects then it has to be done and as you say nicky will still bring them to the shows. Now all we can do is wait to see what you are going to inspire us with next. Hopefully we will not have to wait to long. Good Luck.
Best Wishes
Denise x

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. What a beautiful card. Love the majestic blooms and they look gorgeous as single flowers and as a background. If things didn't change at all you wouldn't have created your own die range! Where would we be then? Have a good weekend. Take care.

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
A very stunning and elegant card today love the flowers.
Everything changes and moves on so will look forward to the next phase and the inspiration that you will bring.
Amanda x

Anonymous said...

Absolutely love every single element of this card, Sue, to me it's a masterpiece! Wonder where your new directions at CE will take us? Have never bought a Heartfelt Creations item but always enjoyed the cards you have shown.

'P' in Wales
Thanks to Karen, Norah, Steph, Lynda for more kind words re Molly and pet loss. Just a last word about her - she always used to sit on the newspaper (right hand side of course so you couldn't turn the page without shifting her!) when I read it at the table. Now there is a vacancy and it seems that Toppi, a little shy ex-feral tortie, has grabbed her chance. Molly was so protective of her place on my lap that no-one else got a look-in - actually she was a bit of a bossy-boots. Now, well, it seems to be turn for turn. Gosh how I miss her, but we thankfully have others to love as much.

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Shame about Heartfelt Creations as I really do like them! However, we will still be able to get them and I can't wait to see what Creative Expressions come up with. Today's card is very elegant, love the majestic blooms .

Maria - Ivyleaf Crafts said...

Fantastic card Sue
Shame about heartfelt creations they offer great products just as creative expressions do its all about mixing and matching
Looking forward to what you will bring us next xxxx

floss said...

Hi Sue,
This card certainly has the WOW factor. Can't wait to see what Creative Expressions has in store for use. X

ang said...

Beautiful card,looking forward to new products and great inspiration angxx

Magzeeann said...

Hi Sue,a beautiful card to say 'farewell' to HC with and prepare us for the next stage of the creative journey. Hugs,
Maggie x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Oh no !! it is 'Sad Friday' for me, I am so upset that you won't be showing us anymore Heartfelt Creations, I absolutely love their dies and stamps, and I have loved that you showed us lots of different ways of using them.
I am now wondering what 'path' CE will be taking, oh !! teaser, Sue.
I am so loving this card, the silver colour is stunning, and I'm loving how you have used the flowers stamp as your background, that is really beautiful.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous as I usually say but it is always true. Thank you for letting us know about Heartfelt Creations. I'm sure there will be good things for both companies in the future, things move on its part of life. Have a great day. Love Jackie

sonja_w said...

Beautifully elegant card this morning x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love the flowers on this card. Shame about heartfelt creations but hey ho onwards and upwards as they say. Can't wait to see where you will be taking us all next though am really looking forward to it.
Beverley W

fame01 said...

Morning Sue
Well life goes on but you did heartfelt creations proud cannot wait to see whats next, the card by the way is so elegant very stylish love the flower, take care crafty hugs sarah xx

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue
Although I love Heartfelt Creations I know Creative Expressions will bring us something new and exciting and can't wait to see what's in store for us. Today's card is fabulous and it is so nice to see one of your 'old' dies getting used. Funnily enough it was the one I used yesterday and was the set of dies that I used for my stepson's wedding stationary.
Hugs x
Heather T

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - how intruiging! HC is a lovely range - I really like the rain drops on roses and the majestic blooms - that has become a fave flower of mine. I await with great expectation what is to come from CE - I am sure we wont be disappointed as you always come up trumps.
Clare W

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Sorry to hear about Heartfelt Creations. I always look forward to your next offering.
Love this card as always.
Veronique L

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card so elegant sad about Heartfelt creations but what have C Expressions come up with?????
Another phase is to begin.......

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Shame that after all your hard workon behalf of Heartfelt Creations you are going seperate ways but I am confident that what ever direction creative expressions takes it will benefit us crafters. Have a great weekend.

Love Rosmarie xx

Sonia Jones said...

Lovely card but such a shame about HC. Waiting to see how the oaths of both theses companies will take now. Exciting times ahead? Hugs Sonia x

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Shame about heartfelt.
, but things change for the better.

nuttinanni said...

Such a beautiful card for a Silver Wedding occasion hugs Cheryl xxx

Aspiring crafter said...

Morning Sue,
I really like the way you have made this card -with the edging and scored part and the lovely flowers.
I like all you creations so will look forward to seeing all future ones.
Whatever you use you always share some great techniques and ideas .
Thanks for this blog Sue -have a great day to one and all,

TDQ Karen said...

Change can be good and will look forward to seeing what you have next in store, love this card though the stamps are so pretty xx

Vee Cassidy said...

A gorgeous card and I really like those flowers. Vee xx

JAO said...

Great card Sue.

Victoria said...

Today's card has just reminded me that I have the Lacy border die somewhere - isn't it a 12 inch one?! Shame about the partnership coming to an end as you've shown them to their very best. Anyway, lovely card as per usual.

Clai01 said...

I will miss also seeing the 'Sue spin' on Heartfelt Creations as they have such lovely products.
Creative Expressions are also another of my favourites and be great to see what comes next.

Gail said...

Morning Sue,
Lovely card, I'm sure what ever you use your cards will be great.
Gail Cx

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
A very elegant and pretty card.
Have a great weekend everyone
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

carol edwards said...

Hi Sue sad day really as I love the HC dies and stamps especially Raindrops on Roses. I am sure Creative Expressions will continue to thrill us with lots of products and your new range is stunning. Thank you for sharing and for all your inspiration. X

Unknown said...

Good morning Sue. The silver and white is lovely. Never thought to use the stamp only and not cut them out. I'm sorry to hear that you won't be using heartfelt creations in future. I do love their sets. I also loved to get inspiration from you in how to use them. I look forward to seeing creative expressions progress too, but would hVe liked to be able to experience both side by side. Still one can't stand still and change makes the world go round. Have a great weekend. Xx

Unknown said...

Heartfelt creations loss is creative expressions gain. Look forward to your next range of posts. Hugs from Ireland. Evelyn x

Christine Harrop said...

Another beautiful card Sue. Don't get much time to comment these days but I always check in for a quick look. Will be interesting to see the new direction in which you are going. Love Christine xx

Elspeth said...

Beautiful card, classy without being OTT.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Love this card. The flowers are so pretty and the scored lines at the bottom look fab. Thanks for sharing.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful, have a good weekend. Look forward to seeing what you use instead of Heartfelt, love that you are always changing

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue from a very rainy Sheffield.
Thank you for a very pretty card to finish off the working week.
I love the simple and clean lines of the scored panel.
Looking forward to your 'pastures new'.
Going to visit a new shop (opens today) which has a large craft dept to see what they offer.
See you tomorrow.
Janet x

Alex said...

Beautiful card Sue, lovely controlled use of colour. I'm sure Heartfelt Creations will miss you more than you will miss them.

PS My messy bows still resembling rats' nests. I've never seen you make one but have experimented ad nauseum! Is there a demo somewhere?

Unknown said...

Good morning Sue. The silver and white is lovely. Never thought to use the stamp only and not cut them out. I'm sorry to hear that you won't be using heartfelt creations in future. I do love their sets. I also loved to get inspiration from you in how to use them. I look forward to seeing creative expressions progress too, but would hVe liked to be able to experience both side by side. Still one can't stand still and change makes the world go round. Have a great weekend. Xx

Patricia said...

Good Morning Sue, I love everything about today's stunning offering. Colour and content is fantastic.
For one moment I thought Heartfelt Creations had ceased trading!!!!! I love and have loads of their Dies, stamps & papers. I am very interested in what Creative Expressions have to offer ........ you are teasing us again!!!. Fantastic I am sure and with you there we will all be headed in the right direction.
Have a great weekend

Patricia xxx

Dolly Daydream said...

Morning Sue
I am sorry to see that you won't be featuring Heartfelt Creations any more, but I am sure that whatever you bring us in the future will be inspiring and look forward to new things.
Dawn Searle xx

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the silver on silver background and the scored base too.
Donna Jones

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card today again. Sorry to hear about Heartfelt, do love their stamps and dies. Never mind, I think with all the new stamps and dies that you are designing, we will not miss them! Love Jean xxx

Joan D said...

Just love the way you use all the dies and incorporate the older dies too. Look forward to seeing what you come up with now as I thought it impossible to improve on your designs, but an exciting time ahead for you and another stage in your life xxx

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
You introduced me to Becca's work and Heartfelt... but you are after all Creative Expressions primarily so that I think is where your loyalties lie!
They will miss you showing us their wares!
Love today's card Sue even though its the last one!
Take care
Love Marg

Fieldsend said...

Morning Sue, what a stunner today, love it. Have a great weekend.

Love June

Unknown said...

Another pretty card Sue. Well I guess things have to move on to bring in the new, so will look forward to the next collection. xx

Unknown said...

Another pretty card Sue. Well I guess things have to move on to bring in the new, so will look forward to the next collection. xx

Sue from Wiltshire said...

Lovely card Sue, thanks for showing us.

Hilary said...

Good morning Sue. A beautiful, nostalgic card today. There will always be a place in our hearts for Heartfelt Creations but I know we will all look forward to seeing more of your gorgeous products. Have a great weekend, everyone. Love and hugs. Hilary xxxx

karenlotty said...

It's a shame re Heartfelt Creations but I'm looking forward to seeing your & CE's stuff Eventually Wiil us lonely hobby crafters be able to order direct from their web site or will it only be available via traders? Love the detailing on this card

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue,
Stunning card you have finished on a high as this is a pretty elegant card. Love how you have done the flowers not sure how you
have done the edges
Carol x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Such an elegant card the flowers are simply stunning in execution and colour-

Unknown said...

Hi Sue another lovely card. A pity about heartfelt creations I do like their die. Will you be doing some of your own swirls in you next die set range?
Denise X

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card,excited to see what this means for you and Creative Expressions.

ros hodgkins said...

Hello Sue, A truly beautiful card, and onward and upwards on your own creations.
X Ros

gwen70 said...

Stunning card Sue, so sorry to read about Heartfelt creations as I love their stamps and dies

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Another beautiful card - I do like using Heartfelt creations and am sorry I won't see any more of their products on this site. Looking forward to seeing new things in their place
Bye for now.
SandraP xxx

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card i just love it , Good luck to Nikki , and i cant wait to see what you have in store for us ? WOW we are so lucky as we have the best of everything .

Take Care
Elaine H X

Unknown said...

Morning Sue and everyone.
A beautiful creation again today. Really love that rose.
Hugs Sue C x

Unknown said...

Lovely card, as usual. Sorry to hear that you won't be demonstrating heart felt creations any more, you have introduced me to a few of my favourites, but as you have so many of your new products to show us, we will not be totally bereft of projects.
Good luck to all, present and past, on the design teams
Janice W

Glenharon said...

Good morning Sue and fellow Wilsonettes,
A beautiful card made with a beautiful set of stamps and dies. I love how you have used the flower stamp that you would normally cut out as a background. As everyone else has said i will miss your inspirational touch on the Heartfelt Creations little pieces of wonder that they bring out, but you must follow your heart and do what is right for you. If you hadn't taken that leap of faith in the first place, we wouldn't have a wonderful and inspirational friend to talk to each day. Now, what i wonder lies ahead for us in inspiration because i don't think that you took this decision lightly and there must be a very good reason which we will find out in the fullness of time. Good luck to Nikki thou with HC.
Oh i hope it is a lovely morning where you all are because those pesky clouds are nabbing my hills again today. I'm saying clouds but it is one big massive cloud up here with not a bit of blue sky to be seen.
"P" in wales, i am glad that someone else is taking the chance to be loved that wee bit more. Another will never take the place of Molly as they all have their own wee character, but you have love to give in abundance and a little one needs that and clap and cuddle. A house is just that without a 4 legged friend to come home to, it takes love to make it a home. So Toppi, enjoy your new found spot, as your mummy needs that little piece of warmth on her knee and someone to clap. Tina, i hope you are starting to get back some of your sparkle. It can be a long road, but keep Berkeley live in your heart and mind and she will never be far away. I wish i could say something profound that would take your grief away, but i can't as i am not that clever but you are in my thoughts flower.
Well i hope everyone has a lovely weekend, Cameeli enjoy your allotment as you wouldn't believe just how much your body tones up over a short space in time doing all that bending. As an ex green bowler (for obvious reasons it's ex) i could drop 2 dress sizes in the first few weeks of the season just because of all the bending and walking(21 ends), so have fun Cameeli. Steph hoping you are a bit better since test day and are giving those pesky flakes and micro beads a leathering from your tongue so that they are beaten into submission.
See you all tomorrow my lovely friends,
Love and crafty hugs
Norah (Glenochil)

Nananne said...

A suitable card to end with ,going out with a glorious flourish, you did them proud in every way , I am sad you won't be demoing their products anymore as I do like them but as others have said I'm sure you'll have more exciting projects ahead with Creative Expressions so we will all look forward to those.( you will be a hard act for Nikki to follow)! So All The Best for your next chapter.xo

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, This card is so pretty and elegant, would not have though to use the stamp as a background. I love the Heartfelt dies and stamps but change is a good thing and can't wait to see what CE will bring us in the future.
P in Wales Molly will be in your heart forever, she sounds as though she was a little character, Toppi will make your hurt less painful and your lap less empty.
Love and hugs to Tina.
Take care everyone.
Hugs June xxx

Maid of Kent said...

Heartfelt dies and stamps are so beautiful and the stamps l have bought from them are such good quality. So l am sad that we will not be seeing a Sue interpretation of their dies and stamps. This is a lovely card. Have a great weekend everyone spring is due to arrive. Enjoy. Crafty hugs Ann x

Anonymous said...

Good Morning Sue. Such a shame about Heartfelt Creation s but I´m sure Nicki will do a great job and looking forward to seeing her on C+C.
Beautiful card today. Love the background and the way she have placed the pink card.
Love Val in Spain x

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card so elegant, such a shame about Heartfelt creations but sometimes you have to move on, love Jean Z xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Well we all know the old saying "a change is as good as a rest" It will be good to see what new things are coming our way. I'm sure Nikki will carry on bringing us lovely ideas and samples from HF.
Sue I love today's card it's gorgeous, the design and colours are perfect. A lovely way to say farewell.
Have a good day.

Debbie Tinks said...

Lovely card Sue love the flower x
Happy crafting .....

darcydaydream said...

Such a shame about Heartfelt creations as I absolutely love their stamps and dies.
Have a great weekend
Oh and a lovely card.
Love From Christine in

TOB said...

Beautiful card. Everything changes in life so onto another phase, wishing heartfelt good luck. I love your cards whatever companies you use. Have a good weekend. hugs Theresa x

Alison Couchman said...

I love the tone on tone background on today's card Sue. The embossed lines at the bottom is such a simple idea but it takes your experience to take the simple and make it stunning.

Jan.moogie said...

Love this card and anything heartfelt makes as you can always make a great card with their products. That said anything you make is inspirational, gorgeous and well worth looking at and trying to recreate. Looking forward to the next phase in the Sue Wilson card saga, bring it on Sue. Good luck and happiness to you. xx

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, what a lovely card to finish on for Heartfelt Creatioins, you have to move on sometimes and leave friends behind. Looking forward to what fantastic things you have in store for us. Take care, Jess x

Marleine said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card.

Will miss your turn on Heartfelt creations. I am follower of their blog, so will not be missing too much but gaining more of creative Expressions delights . X

Joanne K said...

Morning Sue, lovely elegant card today. Looking forward to where Creative Expressions will take us next. Kind regards Joanne K x

julie laz said...

Hi sue, I know everyone has said there love and will miss hc as we all will, but befor I got ill I had my life mapt out and how wrong that was, now I tell everyone live for today as you never now what's round the corner, sue you are our friend and we will watch and see you grow all over again, I'm sure you have done what's right for you and your family, and we are all behind you, so go for it love, anyway the card is beautiful, I know you do a lot sue, but would love you to do a magazine xx crafty hugs Julie xx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes. An amazing card today Sue, I just adore how you make it all work together. I have always loved HC dies and stamps, but never ever got round to buying any, and im not sure why !
Life is a constant round of changes and new beginnings, up's and down's, so although you and your team will no longer working with HC's Im sure both you and your loyall Wilsonettes have an awful lot to look forward to : )
Spoke to Tina last night and she is going through all the natural grieving process as I am so we are talking it through knowing exactly how each other is feeling. It takes time to want to get involved with 'life' again, but Im sure that in Tina's own time we shall see her make the odd comment, but she is SO grateful to you Sue and everyone here that care about how we are.
Sending Friday love n Hugs to you all (even though I was adament it was Sunday when I woke) !!!
Lancashire Steph xxx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful car today and I love the colours...the embossed strip always looks great.
Every company has to move on to othere things so I can understand why CE on finishing with Heartfelt Creations but it's been wonderfulseeing how you have used their products.

Love Sheila xx

Rachel Taylor said...

Very lovely card .love the flowers.looking forward to your future designs .
Crafty hugs Rachel x said...

Another beautiful card Sue - really like the contrast that the scored bottom section gives to the card, and the silvery background stamping is just lovely. Thanks Susan x

jude Tompkins said...

Beautiful card as always. Sad to hear of your departure from HC but thank you for introducing them to us.

Carol S. said...

Hi Sue, Life takes many different changes of direction. You all have to be on the same path to make it work. If not, then you have to part. Everything happens for a reason. Heartfelt have had CE to showcase their products to the world. Not all companies have that chance. Now we wait to see what exciting things, CE and yourself, are going to bring us. Lovely card this morning too! Hugs, Carol S.xx

Unknown said...

Morning Sue - this is a beautiful card. I am sure whatever follows Heartfelt Creations will be just as good. It will have a lot to live up to but I can't wait to see what is next. Helen xx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Another beautiful card today. I love everything about it !! It is such a shame that you will no longer be demoing products for Heartfelt Creations. I really liked their dies and stamps and the gorgeous creations that could be made from them. At least they will still be around and their business has not ceased. I am looking forward to whatever new crafty goodies Creative Expressions will bring us next !!
I, for one would really love to see a lot more cards made with all your own new dies and stamps Sue !!
Please, Please, Please can we have a tutorial using your beautiful new Roses dies.
I have just finished a birthday card and a wallet with a voucher in it for my mother-in-law using your new dies and the Tapestry embossing folder. If hubby can figure it out we will send you some pictures by e-mail. I am not a technological person myself and am usless with computers !!
P in Wales I am thinking of you today and also Tina. I really hope things get more bearable for you soon. Sending you lots of love and hugs from Tres x x x
Lots of love to you Sue and all the Willsonettes love Tres x x x

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Another beautiful card today. I love everything about it !! It is such a shame that you will no longer be demoing products for Heartfelt Creations. I really liked their dies and stamps and the gorgeous creations that could be made from them. At least they will still be around and their business has not ceased. I am looking forward to whatever new crafty goodies Creative Expressions will bring us next !!
I, for one would really love to see a lot more cards made with all your own new dies and stamps Sue !!
Please, Please, Please can we have a tutorial using your beautiful new Roses dies.
I have just finished a birthday card and a wallet with a voucher in it for my mother-in-law using your new dies and the Tapestry embossing folder. If hubby can figure it out we will send you some pictures by e-mail. I am not a technological person myself and am usless with computers !!
P in Wales I am thinking of you today and also Tina. I really hope things get more bearable for you soon. Sending you lots of love and hugs from Tres x x x
Lots of love to you Sue and all the Willsonettes love Tres x x x

iReneM said...

A beautiful, classy card :)

spitfiregal said...

Hello Sue, I am wondering if you could help me. I am trying to find reversible ribbon like the one you used in your Best Birthday Wishes card that you posted on 5th July 2013. I know that this is a long time ago in the world of crafting but I need to get some for a card that has been ordered and I can't seem to find it anywhere so thought I'd ask you where you got yours from. Thank you for taking the time to read this

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card today and have always loved heartfelt creations stamps and dies. However, I look forward to seeing what CE has in store for us in place of them. We will still be able top see what is coming up on their blog and on Nikki's as well.
You do like to tease us Sue. Julia today has used your quilted flower embossing folder, and I know you have some new ones coming out. BUT WHEN SUE?. I must go and see if I can find any reference to them somewhere. Good luck with CE's new adventure and whatever you bring us will be absolutely fantastic as usual.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Another drop dead gorgeous card for us today - I love everything about it.
It's a shame that we won't be seeing your creations with HFC dies/stamps but I am more excited about your stamps and dies, they can't be on the market soon enough for my liking. And I'm looking forward to whatever CE will bring to us in future.
And like Tres, I would like to see more cards with your dies and stamps. And for Tres, there's an excellent tutorial already on how to make Roses - certainly one with the stamped blossoms and you just apply that principle to the roses dies. But somewhere in the back of my mind there's also a recent video where that technique is included..........
To all the Wilsonettes, have a beautiful day.
Hugs 2 u, Sue
from me

ellyscard creatief said...

Very beautiful card Sue.
Gr Elly

JESSIE said...


Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card,but shame about Heartfelt Creations disappearing from your blog, thanks for giving us the delights of their products. I can't wait to see where Creative Expressions will take us next. Good luck with these forthcoming changes Sue.
ValC xx

Marianna Hammer said...

What a lovely card!
Sounds like things are going to be different from now on. We will have your shows to look forward to as well as the Heartfelt Creations' :)

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, love today's card. Looking forward to seeing what the "different direction" brings. I'm guessing/ hoping that your own new die range is part of it, I do hope so as they're stunning. As for CE all good things must come to an end.

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue
A truly beautiful card today love the colours and the elegant way you have added everything to make yet another Wilson masterpiece. So sorry to hear the news about Heartfelt Creations but as they say as one door closes another door opens, looking forward to what will come.
So pleased that P in Wales is able to remember fond memories and is not just focusing on what has gone. As our vet told me smile with love, fondness and thanks because you had your corgi, rather than the loss of him. This said as she wiped a tear away as she was very fond of him.
Sending warm wishes and hugs to those in need of them.
Enjoy your gardening Cameeli this weekend and anyone else, hope the sun is out!
Margaret corgi owner

Jan Ltc said...

Oh my I adore this card Sue xx Jan

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful elegant card, love your tone on tone silver embossed background and the dies you have used.
Life is full of changes and can't wait to see what more Creative expressions have in store for us!
Best wishes, Pat

rachel said...

gorgeous card Sue - so sorry to hear of the departure of heartfelt creations from creative expressions - they make some stunning stuff - I guess life moves on and change happens xx

Micky French said...

Lovely card today Sue.
I am really excited at what lovely products you will be bringing us, I love everything Creative Expressions have bought to us so far, and am building up a nice little stash.
Hugs Michelle xxxx

June Horrocks said...

Hi sue the card is stunning so so beautiful changes must happen I suppose but you have done that company proud I'm sure they know that.i. Know with your magical touch whatever we see in future will be just that magic !!! love always June xxxxx

Maryann Laursen said...

Gorgeous card as always Sue, and what a shame, as I really like thier stuff, and you made such gorgeous examples with them too, but that´s life, new things come out and some has to go ofcause, and that´s just how life are. Looking forward to see, aht you´ll come up with in the future instead then.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, What a truly beautiful Card you have brought us today, I Just Love The Awesome Background, and the use of the Raindrops on Roses Die which I have, I don't utilise my Dies as much as I should, and those Beautiful Elegant, Classy Flowers just Stunning, a Truly Beautiful Card just love it!
I like everyone love Heartfelt Creations, But I know for sure you'll be bringing exciting items to us, you bring Stunning Awesome JustRite Stamps to us that I just Love, You have now your Own Elegant Range of Dies, and you've been designing Stamps with the support of an Artist for quite sometime, recently you've brought us "Taylored Expression". I can remember following You in the very beginning you had some Stamps from Creative Expressions and they were off a Indian Chief and You took them onto Create and Craft! to show "Out Of The Box Technique" with basic Spellbinder Dies, such a long time ago, so everything You share with us has been a great experience and I know the Future will be no different, you've brought us the Awesome Video's which are
extremely professionally made and we all just love them, so Sue thank you for sharing Heartfelt Stamps and Dies with us Good Luck to Nikki!
Take Care Sue Love and Hugs from Sam x
To All a The Wonderful Wilsonettes, I truly hope your well this, believe it or not FINE SUNNY DAY! yes I'm in shock it was really raining at 6:00 a.m. but now very different so I hope it's the same for you wonderful ladies.
Take Care My Friends Hugs from Sam x

Brenda said...

Hello Sue,
A really beautiful card today, I love the tone on tone embossing - it just works, be it silver, white, gold - any colour, tone on tone is really classy. Another thing I really like about today's card is this design could be interpreted with lots of other dies /stamps we have in our stash.
My very best wishes to you and Creative Expressions for the future, I know we the blog family will not miss out, as you both always bring us the best. Thank You.
Take care, love Brenda xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, another gorgeous card. Very elegant with the silver embossing.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue. A stunning card love the silver
As everyone said a pity about heartfelt creations
but with your new dies and stamps im sure we
wont miss out. Im late today laptop really gave up
This morning so on tablet so excuse any errors.

Nancyd xx

Lacelady said...

I think it's a really girly, pretty card Sue. I am a fan of heartfelt dies, but can't really afford them, which has always been a shame.

Which every direction you go, you are so artistic, and will be able to make cards with whatever you are given to work with. I love your own designs too, so perhaps you are planning more?

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
Beautfiul elegant card love the flowers so pretty.
have a great day.
crafty hugs
Helen Terry xxx

Suebak said...

My first impression of this card was opulent, majestic, even before I looked at the instructions, materials and dies for making it. Thanks.
Susan x

Craftychris said...

Gorgeous card! Changes keep things interesting! xx

Karen K said...

Morning Sue
This is a lovely card. The colours are unusual but work very well together.
Shame about Heartfelt products but I'm enjoying your new dies and look forward to see your creations using them.
Have a lovely weekend
Karen in Telford

Jennifer said...

Beautiful card, absolutely gorgeous flower, very elegant card, shame about Heartfelt, but a change is always as good as a rest Sue. So I can't wait to see what is coming up next in your wonderful creations, just more wonderful things to look at in awe. Hugs, Jen xx
Krafty Keepsakes

Ita said...

Hi Sue stunning card,love the colours,I am sure it could be changed around to use other Dies?
Good luck in your new path an I know we still will have stunning cards on your blog every day.

Suebak said...

.............. just noticed - no more Heartfelt from you Sue. I do love Heartfelt, however, you are now mounting singles. I love some of the A5 stamp sheets you bring but do not purchase simply because they are unmounted. I choose to not faff around with unmounted sheets when there are so many on the market that are already mounted in addition to polymer stamps. You pay more for Heartfelt but they are ready to go.
Susan x

Helen Barker said...

Beautiful card.Looking forward to what the next chapter brings.
Helen Bx

Myra P said...

Hi Sue,
Hi Everyone,
Lovely card once again! You really do create something stunning each day! The colours may not always be to everyone's taste but we learn vast amounts. I'm sure
that whatever the future may hold for us you will continue to inspire us and lead onward and upward!
I confess to being a little excited about what may be around the corner as you wouldn't take decisions like this one lightly! I'm sure the best is yet to come!
See what faith we have in you!
Have a lovely weekend everyone! We're even promised good weather next week!
Love Myra

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue & Wilsonettes this is a gorgeous card I love everything about it thank you for all you lovely cads you have show us from heart felt creations they have been amazing. You are teasing us again but I'm sure we won't be disappointed in your new adventure with creative exsprtions I'm hoping you will be bringing us more of your fabulous die range Sue.
P in Wales & Tina sending you your daily love & hugs xx
& sending love & hugs to all who needs them xx
Sue good luck in your new adventure love Lynda Brock xx

Vie Carter said...

Great card Sue, love to see the use of some old favorite dies, I have the lace border and love using it

I see changes are happening with HC but onwards and upwards and looking forward to your new products - I know you will not disappoint us Sue


CraftyJo said...

This card immediately made me think of an elderly relatives front parlour! You remember the type? Cleaned once a week and used only for 'best' - all frilly and with dark wallpapers above a dado rail and wood panelling below :)

Planetsusie said...

Hi Sue - this is such a beautiful card and I love those shades. Sorry about Heartfelt but onwards and upwards as always. Looking forward to more of your creations.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said...

Hi Sue, I like that you have used the Lace Doily border ( one of my favourites ) on this beautiful card.

Hugs, Belinda X

Unknown said...

What an elegant card. I really like the bella rose dies and stamps.
It's a pity you are parting ways with Heartfelt Creations but, hey, situations change, as do we all and when it's time to take on new challenges it's time to move on. You can't stock everyone's products.

Gillian xXx said...

Beautiful card as usual.Love all Creative Expressions products so looking forward to the future.

Anonymous said...

Me again ! Its official - new Cassie 4 paws has been inogorated to the World Of Wilson I've just found 'bling'on her ear !! She looks a proper diva wearing Glitter Jewels !!
Lancashire Steph xx

Unknown said...

Hello Sue

This is a beautiful card. I too am sorry that you have stopped promoting Heartfelt Creations as I adore their stamps and dies.

However I wish you luck in all that you will be doing in the future with CE. I am sure it it will be absolutely stunning whatever you create and with whatever you use it couldn't be anything else! :)

Big Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Wacki Macky said...

Hi Sue, lovely card today.

Surprised and saddened by the news about Heartfelt Creations as I think that you have used the products to great advantage and the cards you have made using them have been such a delight.

Can't stop progess, but no doubt you will give us delightful cards no matter what products you use.

You do have your own range now so will have something to continue with anyway.

Craftihappiness to you all, love from Pearl

Meg Owen said...

Hi Sue,
very different card today. I do like it.

Margaret O

foxyg said...

Lovey card Sue. Love the flower.

terrie said...

The card turned out so elegant and so pretty...
There is time that you have to move forward..You did beautiful things using the Heartfelt Collections.

Unknown said...

Hi sue and gang.
Such a shame about HC however as long as you keep goin with wonderful creations to keep us goin then that's fab! Loving your card.
I bought this set and fell in love with it as its so versatile to use. Although u guys seem to make the flowers easy to do. It tools me hours to make mine ready for Mother's Day cards! Lol
Love Tracy from killie xx

Crisco said...

Gorgeous card - amazing how there is a reflection of red on the flowers - I had to look twice before I realised what was going on!

nannapat said...

Love today's card Sue. I think HC designs are lovely but we can always visit their blog for inspiration. I know that everything you bring us in the future will be absolutely stunning, whatever products you are using. Pat x

Jill Liddle said...

I absolutely love this card, everything about it. Good luck in your new phase. I'm sure it will be wonderful for you. Looking forward to joining you in this.

Jayne S said...

Lovely card again as usual,

jane stillman said...

A gorgeous card Sue, so sorry to hear about Heartfelt, but tastes and directions change and I can't wait to see what you bring us instead xx

craftycarol said...

Hi Sue,
What an elegant card today, I'm sorry you won't be doing anymore cards with these stamps,but will look forward to something new.
Thanks carol x

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful card, as usual. I love this card. It's a shame about Heartfelt Creations but I'm looking forward to the new direction you'll be taking.

-Kathy Hogan

Unknown said...

What a lovely card today, I will miss your heartfelt creations inspiration, but with all your new dies we shall not have a big hole left! Finally the weather looks like it is turning, I will be putting some of the ponies out 24/7 in the next day or so, I need the stables for the foals, will send you a picture of some when they arrive, still finding hard without my riding pony but I'm having to look to the future xxx

Kathy mcmaster said...

Hi sue

Gorgeous card, love the colours.


Theresa said...

i think it is a pity that you will no longer do heartfelt creastions. this is so lovely and an interesting idea of using the flower stamp. shame but never mind. i wonder what will be next? well you should do your own line really xx

sharon said...

Good afternoon Sue
I love how you've focussed on using silver card - in my craft room I have an excess of silver as I always use the gold card up first. The backround detail is wonderfully subtle but still noticeable. But most of all, I've fallen for your beautiful flowers - they're stunning!
Sharon Kirkwood x

heather harrison said...

Hi Sue. What a beautiful card. Sorry to hear about heartfelt as I have just started using them. Well sometimes you have to move on. Will still love to see what you do next. All the very best. Xx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, what a lovely card. It's nice to see you bringing out an older set as the lace border is one I use quite often. We all resist change and having just bought my first Heartfelt Creations it seems a shame you are discontinuing the association but it really means we will have an extra "dimension" with whatever path Creative Expressions follows so I will look forward to all the new ideas. Have a relaxing weekend, they say the weather is going to be nice, love from Jackie D

Jacquie Jacobs said...

Hi Sue,

Beautiful card, love the colours and dies.

Sorry to hear you are no longer with Heartfelt Creations, I thought they were part of the same company (Creative Expressions), one US the other UK but hey that's me!!! Still, looking forward to seeing what you come up with in the future and hopefully we will still see Heartfelt Creations on the TV.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Beryl said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Sorry to hear that CE has parted company with Heartfelt Creations as I really like their stamps. Looking forward to seeing whats next!

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue, the flowers are lovely.
You have probably increased Heartfelt Creations sales by 100% in this country with your demoing of them. You now have your own stamp and die range so why sell someone elses range. Creative Expressions are a fantastic brand with gorgeous products and need to sell their own brand.
The only complaint I have with CE is that we cannot buy direct as you used to do years ago but then we have Julia and Sams websites.
I cant wait to see what the next year brings and what surprises you have in store for us all!!!!

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Love today's offering, shame about the split, but we move on.

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue, this card is just soooo beautiful....just adore those flowers!! Love Sam xxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card today, really like the flowers. As with everyone else that has commented I am sorry to learn Heartfelt Creations is leaving the Creative Expressions stable but looking forward to seeing what they may be replaced with.
Have a good week-end everyone.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, this is a very classy card today. If you have decided to cease with Heartfelt Creations I am sure it is the right thing to do, and I bet they are new goodies in the pipeline. Have a great weekend, Edwina

Heather said...

Lovely card and it's a shame you are not going to be featuring any Heartfelt Creations anymore as I love them but you can't do everything. You have featured some fabulous new stamps and dies recently so I'm sure you will continue to give us some great inspriation and tempt us to spend our money on other things!!

Chris Curry said...

I have these stamps and dies and love them. You have done some great demos with them Sue, thank you. looking forward to your new stuff. Xx

craftylisa said...

Hi sue

I will be sad to see heartfeltcreations go but what ever you decide I'm sure will benifit us and I'm sure no matter what products u use your cards will be full of inspiration.good luck sue x

I'm a Little Teapot said...

Absolutely beautiful always!

Unknown said...

Afternoon Sue. Stunning as always. I love the tone on tone silver. A shame about heartfelt creations. But I look forward to whatever you bring us next. In fact I can't wait.
Debra x

Unknown said...

Can I just say that I'm sure you will be a huge loss to heartfelt creations as you have been a fabulous ambassador for their products and have done an amazing job of showing them off through your wonderful creations. I may be biased but in my opinion, nobody does it like Sue! I do hope this means we get to see more of your own gorgeous designs though!

Truth is we follow your blog because of your creativity and your ability to show any product off in all it's glory and today's card is just another example of that. Thank you Sue for all you do.

Hugs Alice xx

Jane said...

Beautiful card shame about the stamps but i'm sure you have lots of new things to inspire us with, looking forwards to more inspiration.

Jane xx

Unknown said...

A lovely card, again! As a relative newcomer to the scene, I've always been a bit confused about what was Heartfelt Creations and what was Creative Expressions!! I'm intrigued now, to see how Creative Expressions develops. If your new dies and stamps are anything to go on, I'm going to love what happens!!!
Have a good weekend all and thank you for your good wishes and friendship.
Thanks, Jan x

Unknown said...

Happy Friday Sue and all,
Stunning card sue, so elegant, love the embellishment a lot. Sad to hear that you're parting way with Heartfelt creations but I can understand you need to now grow your own label. I hope it continue to grow from strength to strength!

If I don't come back tomorrow, I pay tribute to you all strong Women of the world! Happy International women's day, may we continue to rule the world!! :-)

SusanP, Kent said...

Beautiful and stylish card. Silver and white is a lovely combination and the flowers add a feminine touch. Shame about Heartfelt Creations, but you did them proud!

Unknown said...

What is left to be said
Sue. Yes you have done a fabulous job for Heartfelt creations and with them but it's time to develop and see what the future brings eh? Looks as if creative expressions is going to be a winner judging by what we have already seen. Good luck and I know you will succeed because well, that is you. All your creations are absolutely fab. and we llok forward to future successes. Great bring it on, the future of creativity in craft work is safe in your hands. Thanks for all that you do Hugs Maureen

hazel young said...

Lovely card, such a shame about heartfelt but looking forward to new stuff you will be bringing including phill martins collection. xx hazel

camelot67 said...

Good evening Sue,

Todays card is just beautiful Sue - another stunner. Like many others I too am a fan of Heartfelt Creations, but things change and people take different directions - all I know is that whatever projects you undertake in the future I for one will still be here. Thank you for sharing todays card with us and I hope you enjoy the rest of your day.
Margaet A.

spoole said...

Hi Sue,

Love this card and the colours look gorgeous. Good Luck with your new venture.

Unknown said...

evening sue just hit the compouter and WOW what a great card.
What a pity about heartfelt creations, they will be heartfelt.
crafty hugs jan

Unknown said...

evening sue just hit the compouter and WOW what a great card.
What a pity about heartfelt creations, they will be heartfelt.
crafty hugs jan

brenda said...

Hi Sue, lovely card, that flower is gorgeous. Looking forward to seeing what you and creative expressions come up with x

Tandy said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card looking forward to whatever new is going to come. Love and hugs to everyone.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Sue. Shame about Heartfelt Creations as I have a lot of their stamps & dies but things change all the time. Ann (France)

englishrose897 said...

Good evening Sue and all followers.

Beautifully elegant card.

Sally x

Karen Drew said...

As one door closes another door opens. I am sure that we will be enthralled with whatever you do as you as you are so inspirational.
Beautiful card
karen xx

craftynanna said...

its fabulous such pretty colours they blend so well shame about heartfelt creation but looking forward to the next episode in sue's wonderful cards

craftynanna said...

amazing its beautiful

Anne O said...

Hi Sue
You introduced me to HC and I now follow their blog and samples. And the card today uses their dies to great effect - beautiful card. Your new die sets amply demonstrate that your direction lies in your own dies, stamps and embossing folders. So while I will miss your take on HC, I've been enjoying your recent products equally, if not more!
Best wishes
Anne O

Ali B said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely silver effect card. The crisp white works well with the silver. Love it.
Alison B.x

Rach83 said...

That's a real shame you won't be doing any more Heartfelt Creations samples, Sue. This one is a stunner. Love the elegant colours and gorgeous stamps.

Rachel x

Unknown said...

It will be interesting to see were you take the creative expressions range.I'm sure it will be very inspirational.Hope you will be demoing your dies at some point on tv.

christine c said...

hello sue and everyone.
sheer beauty in this card sue.
shame about heartfelt but
I suppose things do change.
never mind.
from Christine c and ella

Nuttynanny Sheppey said...

I love this beautiful Sue,sorry to hear its the last card from you with Heartfelt. I,m sure you have lots of ideas for Creative Expressions, I,ve just received your new single stamps, vases and flowers and can,t wait to get crafting.


Janice K said...

A beautiful and very elegant card.x

LoraineC said...

Good luck with your new ventures, very pretty card today x

magpie said...

Helloooo Sue and all the Wilsonettes! What can I say but another beautiful card Sue. I don't know about anyone else but the flowers have a lovely tint of red, lime green and pale blue on my laptop. I've no doubt it could be the camera flash but it looks really nice! I, like Jaqui, thought Creative Expressions was the same as Heartfelt Expressions but then this is my brain....! Just go with your heart Sue and I have no doubt our wonderful Wilsonettes will be right behind you in whatever you do. We should call ourselves the Old Wilsonette Faithfuls.....there again less of the old, we still have young hearts! Good luck Nikki too! Cameeli, Norah is right. It's a good workout that there gardening. I lost half a stone in two weeks! You will ache a bit though but then no pain, no gain they say! Hello to Christine, good to see you again! 'P' in Wales, so Toppi has taken over from Molly by sitting on the newspaper? I'm sure that Molly is close by watching..... Toppi must have been given permission to do so first I'm sure.....She will always be around you, as Berkeley will with you Tina. So so glad that you are helping each other through both your griefs. Sending love and hugs to both of you and also to Lyndsey too. Take care Sue and everyone xx Love Karen xx

Wendy Perkins said...

Hi Sue, another lovely card..... Sorry to hear that you will no longer demoing for Heart Felt Creations but will look forward to your new inspirations as change although sometimes hard, it is always for the good. Good luck to all concerned with the move and hope it goes smoothly.

Best wishes to all

Wendy x

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Lovely card. Shame about Heartfelt Creations but I am sure you have good reason.

Have a lovely fun weekend everyone.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxxxxxxxxx

Maggie said...

Hello Sue. Well, it will be sad to say farewell to Heartfelt Creations but I shall look forward to seeing them with Nikki. What will Creative Expression be bringing us next? Their blossoms are lovely and I shall continue to enjoy using them. Will just have to come up with my own ideas - heaven forbid. xx Maggie (better without a bow)

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