Tuesday 2 June 2015

Lacquered Sun Ray Plaque

Hello my crafty friends!  Today's video card is a very different one for me, but you just have to try something new once in awhile, don't you?  It is a fun technique that I think would work a treat for cards for men or even teenagers (which can be even more difficult sometimes to come up with ideas for than male cards! LOL)
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 The finished dimensions are 7" x  8" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Very striking card, so suitable for a male card, can't wait to see the video.
Have a great day everyone

Unknown said...

GM Sue. Wow! This looks different and I like it! Will watch video later.

hollyberry said...

What a stunning card,definitely different.Love it.

Unknown said...

OMG Sue this is gorgeous and the colours are wonderful so is the design.
Debs A xxx
{Debs Cards}

Unknown said...

Mornin sue and crafty crew.

Wow these colours are right up my street. Love the composition of it and will def give this a go!!!
Can't wait to catch the video on my lunch break.
Love to all xx

JAO said...

An interesting card Sue, not sure about the colours, but that may be the photos.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, wow this is definitely different, love it lol lynne m x x x

kittyedavies47@gmail.com said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a brilliant idea, and you make it look so easy. Great video.
Thank you take care Kitty.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A very striking card, this one would definitely stand out. Yvonne xx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the pattern thank you tracyw x

Pat said...

Hi Sue
What a brilliant technique, must try this
Pat x

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Wow you've done it again. Something completely different and very striking but love the whole effect - even the pink!! Fabulous idea

doreenmj said...

Wow. another idea, where do you get all your ideas from, Sue??

Love the colours,

Doreen x

A Happercrafter6 said...

Really striking. Love the design and colours.

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. If I hadn't seen this on your blog I would never have thought it was one of yours - you do like to throw us a curveball sometimes! But it's a WOW card, very striking. Sue xxx

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW This is a fantastic card. So different for you but i think it's great. You could just change the colour's for the guy's. Thank's for another great video, will be having ago at this one.
Take care everyone and hope you all have a lovely day what ever you are doing.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Anne said...

I have to say I am not sure about this one. Perhaps it is because it is so different for you, Sue. Will watch the video later.

Anne (Northanpton)

auscrafts said...

different for you but I sort of like it will have a try at making one ,it's sometimes good to try something different

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
Very different from your usual style. A good idea for the men as already said. It's nice to get something a little different once in a while. Great work Sue. Anne M x

Aspiring crafter said...

Very striking Sue and a good one to make and have ready for the guys, will watch video later , have a good day,

TDQ Karen said...

Very different but I really like it x

Anonymous said...

OO-er, Sue, this is a real departure for you, and I like it!! Will definitely be giving this a try - thinking autumn colours and varied textures for the guys, using a different topper of course - don't want to get them too loved up! Thanks for the video, brilliant inspiration.

'P' in Wales

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, yes it is different, but absolutely stunning, love the colour combo, wouldn't it look great in yellow, orange and red. I will definitely try this. Great video too, was wondering how you got the strips so even, and the tip with the extra die cut is brilliant. Take care and have a great day. Bx

Gail said...

Wow, well this is very different and can see the amazing techniques used but alas it is not for me, sorry (maybe in more muted tones)!! for a guy! xx GailT xx

JJ said...

Very different but effective.

Love & hugs

Jacquie J xxx

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
As Gail said, its very interesting but perhaps its the colours that are not singing to me. Its goodto try something different through.
Have a great day.
Ang x

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue this is a wonderful card I love the design. I will be watching the video later when I get home from work. That will be a lovely treat waiting for me. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

PharmacyMichele said...

Great card-very different to your usual style. I'd like to try this in different colours especially for a mans card.


Wendy L said...

I did this design afew weeks ago and very effective, yours looks lovely in pinks, I used it for 'men' cards. xxxx

Muriel said...

Hi Sue and all
soooooo different! Great design in different colours for me and love the tip about the top die. Could even use a different focal element to suit too. This card solves so many difficult card needs,
Have a great day
Muriel x

karenlotty said...

Great design Great colours What a fab idea I will have to watch later but this definitely looks like one I will definitely have to try

Unknown said...

WOW!! I must watch the video later, Sue...it looks like fun...! Jo xx

Unknown said...

Unusual one for you today sue...very striking

sonja_w said...

Love this , it certainly has the wow effect too. Great card and video xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue from a very wet, windy and cold Surrey. Don't know what has happened to 'flaming" June. I love this card, it is so different and it is good to stray out of our comfort zone some times. Can see it in many different colour combos.

Love Rosemarie xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very different I like it. love Jean Z xxx

hazel young said...

Lovely card sue love the colours and design xx hazel

carol edwards said...

Great card Sue something a little different and useful. X

Debra K. said...

Really different card today. Very striking! Debra x

Unknown said...

Trippy....! Love it Sue brilliant video and stunning card..... you still rock...!
Luv Rach :)

Jane said...

Good morning Sue, Certainly a very different card but I like it! Take care Jane B.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, fabulous definately a one to try.
Nancyd xx

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. This looks interesting. On a walk today so, as the weather is so miserable I am saving your video until I get home to cheer me up! SueL x

Jan.moogie said...

What a great idea for a background especially if you only have a bit of your favourite card left and want to make it go further. Lovely card Sue. Hugs xx

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue... Hmmmmmmm, dont know ! Video is refusing to load at the moment so maybe when Ive managed to watch it, it will help me decide. Maybe it's because it IS so different from our 'usual' stunning Sue card that its thrown me.
Either way if you had fun doing it, that's all that matters, and your inspiration of playing outside the box will have helped someone's mojo today.
Sending love and hugs to you Sue.
Lancashire Steph xxx

Cameeli of Richmond said...

Good morning Sue,
A very contemporary look which anyone would be delighted to recive.
I like the heart die, another for the wish list...
will watch the video later.
have a nice day everyone and take care in the wind!!!
Cameeli xx

Nananne said...

I'm not sure about this one, but it's always good to try something different, will watch the video later, my iPad is playing up and didn't print my comment yesterday, so I'm trying again .
Anne xo

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Just when I think I know every technique you come up with another lol. I thought it would be difficult, but after watching the video I can see it's not. I can see this in so many combinations, colours and textures and can't wait to try it out. Thank you Sue x
Hugs x
Heather T

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, I have been doing the sun ray technique with inks on a coupke of cards just lately, it is certainly different from your usual cards, gling to watch the video now to see how you do it. Love Jean xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
What a different and very interesting Gift from you today.
I will definitely be having a play with this pattern and different colours too. I already have a thought about doing different plaques for different genders and ages so will see what develops as they say.

Wheely Bad - so nice to see you again and I'm so sorry that you're having a torrid time. Try and stay calm. All will be well in the end.

Well the Weather Office said that yesterday was officially the first day of Summer. It may have been in their world but in mine it definitely was not. I had the heating on all day and we had torrential rain last evening & through the night so I'm hoping today will be better afterall we are now into half way through the year. Where has that gone?

To all in pain and suffering today I hope your day gets better. To everyone please take care and stay safe. See you tomorrow.
Janet x

Croquet Queen x said...

Hi Sue,
Oh wow that's different!!! Not sure for myself but your video as always is fantastic. It shows just how straight forward it is to do. You never cease to amaze!
Thank you
Lorna D

crossstitchmarg said...

Hi Sue,
A very striking card today and a design I would never have thought of, it would work with lots of your dies also.

Thank you again for all your wonderful inspiration,

Have a lovely day
Maggie in Solihull

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very striking

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Wow that was a surprise, was not expecting that!
Gorgeous design, I love it. x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Great card - love the colours. Have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

sued99 said...

Looking forward to seeing how you created such a stunning look.

Gail said...

Good morning Sue
A striking card, so right for the men in our lives! Will watch the video later.
Gail Cx

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue this looks different! Will watch the video later, love from Jackie xx

Karen M said...

Hi Sue,oh wow this card is very different I like it thanks for the idea
Best wishes
Karen M

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, gosh this is different, great way to use up those waste bits of card, also will make a great card for a man.

marg said...

Hello Sue!
O what a night! Full moon...talk about wind, and rain, I think we had it all in Bristol!
Back to card I think it inspires lots of colours and ideas Sue!
Will watch when I can absorb better lol!
Take care
Love Marg

gwen70 said...

Hi Sue, another gorgeous idea for us to try, really unusual.

Chris Curry said...

What a striking card Sue. Great colours. Thank you.Xx

fame01 said...

Hi Sue
Oh What a different card so retro looking,the colours you could do with this are endless love it !!!!
Hugs Sarah xxx

Kate's Cards said...

Being honest, I am not loving this one. However the colours really pop.

nzillingworth said...


Unknown said...

Morning Sue, Like the card but in different colours for me, its good to see something
unusual for a change, thanks for sharing! Love Junex (Cumbria)

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, and so clever with using scraps. I have TONS of them....
Hugs, Rose

pinky said...

Great idea and would work well with my mountain of scraps!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, Great video again, thanks.
I like this card, it is so different and ideal for those hard to find subjects.
Would make a great Xmas card with different colours and a nativity image.

Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda said...

Good morning Sue, well what a day yesterday the weather was awful!!! I think summer!!! Then I check you blog and there it is!!!
Is it just me but I've seen you do this before? Loved it then and love it now. Have a good one. It can't get worse can it?'
Loopy Lynda xxx

Nannieflash said...

Oh my Sue once again you are so inventive and this card design is just fabulous, love the choice of colour to. Have a lovely day. hugs Shirleyxxxx

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
You seem to have split the bloggers today with your card. I seem to remember you doing one like this before, I had a go but it was not very successful. I'll try again, as it's good for a man or teenage boy.
Will watch the video later.

Paula said...

What an unusual card Sue! It's very striking, I love it! Off to make the usual cuppa so I can sit down comfortably and watch the video. :) Thanks for the tutorial.

Paula x

Unknown said...

Yes, it's not quite your usual kind of card, but works very well for males in the family.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
We'll this sure is different. My first thought was wow!! Love the colours. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A fabulous video, a great technique with the sticky sheet for the pieces of paper, and great tip with the lacquer and the extra die-cut, I can see this background being used in lots of colours on lots of my cards. Thank you.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

shabbycraftcabin said...

Wow a very striking and eye-catching card! Beautiful , take care. Ivy xx

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue
Very different card but Wow it works well
Will watch later
Carol x

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, looks stunning, will have to watch video later
Take care, Jess x

Anonymous said...

I made a card for my son on his 50th birthday in April using this technique but I had to glue the strips which was quite messy. Many thanks for your tip of using double sided adhesive sheets and I will be using these when I make another card. These look so attractive. I used a paper pad to select papers as I found that when using these pads all the papers compliment each other. This is my tip to other crafters.XXX

Anonymous said...

Morning sue, not sure about this one for me but very good technique and love the colours yvonne xxt

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue again !
Yep, as I thought would happen, your video tutorial has changed my unsure mind. Wasn't so sure before I watched it, but it really has that different wow factor. I dont think the photo does it justice but your video certainly does. Its another "yes" from Lancashire Steph xxx

Beryl said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Love the contrast between the stamping and embossing.

Craftysusan said...

Hi Sue. Just watched the video and what a fantastic idea for those annoying oddments of card that we all get. Would certainly be great for a male card in different colours. Love the colours of today's card though (pink is always a winner with me). Have a great day. xx

Glennis F said...

a quite unusual card from you today, but it is very nice

Marleine said...

Morning Sue

Great card and interesting video. X

Crafty Cruiser said...

Oh yes - definitely a design to suit male (and teenagers, as you say).
Doreen R

June Horrocks said...

Brilliant card sue I know so many people that would love this card thank you for the vidio love always xxxxxxxxjune horrocks xx

C A W said...

Thanks, been wondering what to do for a wedding card, now I know. Great video and tips.

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Great card.I have a 21st card to make for my nephew and this gives me some good ideas for what to do.
Thanks for the inspiration.
Heather Treble

Saba said...

Good morning Sue,
Brilliant video with great tips. I am going to go right now and get out everything I need to make this card, I love it and my head is buzzing with ideas. The hardest part for me will be deciding which colours, contrasting or toning, brights or muted, patterned or plain or 60's psychedelic.
It could take me a while Lol.

Wheely Bad, hope you have a better week than last week and gentle hugs for you and Mr.W as well. Xxxx

Love and hugs for all
Saba xxxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card. Very different and striking. Thanks for the inspirational video.

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Wow this really makes you sit up and take notice I love it.
I shall watch the video later when time is not disappearing so fast!
Margaret corgi owner

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies.
I love this, psychedelic for the teenagers, browns etc for the men, but best of all - Yellows and white with flowers for Easter. It's also a great idea for using those odd sheets of card or paper up. The video explains it so well, thank you.
Maureen xx

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Stunning card will watch video later as have to go out.
Fabulous for girls who are not frilly thankyou.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Laura O said...

fab card love it ,and your right fantastic for male cards ,Laura O

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A very striking card in those colours, will catch the video later but this looks a fabulous technique.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Having problems loading the video so going to try again in a minute but thought I would just say wow! Love the way you challenge our comfy brains and make us think a bit. This is lovely and bright but do you know I thought of a bright yellow instead of pink and a vintage car stamp for a great male card straight away. That's what blogs are for isn't it Sue, giving us ideas to work with and whilst a post may not be to everyone's taste that's fine because that's what it's all about - individuality. I love the way you surprise us every day so thank you for sharing. Now let's go and see if it loads!
Have a great day
Love Diane G xxx

Anonymous said...

Very different card Sue, but nice. Love the colours. Haven't watched video yet. JJxx

♥Mystery Designs♥ said...

This looks so striking! I love the sun ray effect and can't wait to watch the video to pick up the tips on how this is done! Thank you :) Debs xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this is an amazing card and your video is absolutely brilliant. Your techniques are explained so well and such a clever idea to add another top layer to the heart. Given me thoughts on my scrapbooking pages too! Thank you for coming up with such incredible ideas again, best wishes

jane stillman said...

This is absolutely stunning, love the colours and design x

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
As you say your card today is very different to your usual style but I really love it. I can see so many different colour combinations to create this in with different embellishments and small dies. Todays' colour combination is very striking and I really can't wait to have a go at this great technique.
It is horrible here on the West Sussex/Surrey border and hope this strong wind and showers die down very soon!
Lesley S x

Janette MacArthur said...

Hi Sue, Such a great way to use up scraps of card from your stash ! You are a very clever lady! Am certainly going to have a go at this!
Many thanks
Janette x

Val W. said...

Hi Sue, What a fantastic project for today, I have already begun. Lets hope the result is comparable,"some hope" !! x

Julie Bee said...

Hi Sue

Oh a completely different story today eh!

Best Wishes

Julie Bee

mommaRN50 said...

Very nice! And so many possibilities.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Loved this card when I first watched the video and had a go but not as stunning as yours!

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Donna Ellis said...

Sue, while I enjoy all your videos and supplies, this video was so sweet, and I truly enjoyed the idea of using paper scraps in such a creative way - hope all is well for you. Thanks again, hugs, de {Creative Smiles}

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Stunning card, so modern and strong, it's perfect for teens or men!

Dorothy of Baldock, GB said...

Hi Sue, another gorgeous card. I do like your idea of using up scrap paper, as
every rafter has it!

I will definitely have a go at this card, perhaps different colours for
men and teens. I would love to receive this card and I am in my sixties.

Well done.

Hugs to everyone

Dorothy Macdonald

ssn.wht@gmail.com said...

Really like this one Sue - will check out the youtube later, as I have to rush out shopping now! Thanks for sharing, Susan x

barbara macaskill said...

Stunning! LOVe the sunray effect and will certainly be experimenting with different colors!! TFS!

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue and all

Lovely card. What a great way to use oddments, as you say would be great for a man's or teen's card. I really like the way you have made your die cut and what a genius idea to use a final die cut for the matt top (inspired). Thank you for sharing.

Also thank you for the hi/low video, it does make the technique easier to follow.

Best wishes

Wacki Macky said...

Lovely card today Sue, such a different style to your usual ones.

Craftihappiness and lots of love to everyone.

Jean said...

Wonderful card!

Meg Owen said...

Makes me think of the Iris Folding cards that I used to make.

Love to all

Angela Wade said...

Good Afternoon, Sue and fellow Wilsonettes. It's brightened up here this afternoon, but it's still extremely windy !!!
I will watch the video later, although I have to admit, that while it's a modern card suitable for teens, it's not to my taste, sorry.

Hugs and Best Wishes to you all, especially Wheelybad, Mr. W and everyone else who's unwell (((( ))))

Angela in S. Wales Xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
A very striking card. Look forward to seeing the video when I get home from Italy.

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
I watched this great video this morning and then got distracted before I could comment - only just remembered!
I loved the card as soon as I saw it! You are brilliant at coming up with paper piecing techniques! The video is full of hints and tips and I can't wait to try this one out! I also love the colours but can think of others to try too! Also thinking of other plaques - even making them with your Just a Note or even Let it Snow! Can you tell I like it?
Must go , but many many thanks!
Love Myra xxx

Anonymous said...

Good afternoon Sue
I thoroughly enjoyed your video for todays card tutorial. Its a brilliant idea as you say, to use up your odd scraps of card on the sun rays. I especially liked your tip on disguising the heart with another die cut layer over the top.
The finished card looks stunning, I'll have to try making a card like this.
Joan from Newcastle

Janice K said...

What a wonderful way to use up our scraps! Something I have plenty of!!! A lovely colour combo that has given the card a modern look. Must have a go myself, thank you for the great idea.x

terrie said...

Great looking sunburst card...I like the colors you used to make this card...
You did a wonderful job
Well done Sue

Suzzette Yandle said...

Great video. You make everything you do look so easy. The sun rays give the look/feel of motion and draw one's eye straight to the central design. Thanks for sharing.

rolfi said...

Hello Sue,
thank you for a very new and great idea with this "sun-card". I will definitely do a card like yours.
But I would choose other colours.
Rolf xxx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue and Wilsonettes
Sorry been missing, been away with the girls for a few days and had a Christening on Sunday, left a comment yesterday and I've just been on the blog to check and it's not there. Loved yesterday's card too! Not so sure about todays but will watch the video. I can see this would be a useful design but I might try with different colours.
Blessings all - Deb C xx

Lynda's craft's said...

Good afternoon Sue & Wilsonettes
A very different card today would work for a man's card maybe in different colours.very good video easy to follow as usual thank you will have a go at this one.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Elizabeth glad your pleased with your new organised craft room have lots of crafty masterpieces. Hug's Lynda xx

TOB Theresa thinking of you & missing you sending ((((Hug's)))) Lynda xx

Hug's to all my friends & everyone xx

Karen Drew said...

Ooh I've not done this technique in a while. Must have another go as great for mens cards. Love the colours you have used
Karen xx

Unknown said...

This one is very different to your usual style. I like it! Great background for many a good focal point. Definitely keeping this idea close at hand. Thanks for sharing.
Big hug
Julie E

Alison D said...

Hi Sue, a very different card today, which is never a bad thing. You don't know what you can do until you try. I wasn't too sure about this design at first, will have to try it in different colours and maybe a different focal element and see how that looks. Love and hugs,
Alison D x

CraftyJo said...

Lovely! Very 'usable' technique I think.

Littlelamb said...

Love this card Sue. Can see it in Black, white bad red and all sorts of colours, even rainbow colours. Must get all my scaps out. Just done a card with the weaving dies and all the scaps I had left from another project and using the Noble dies to frame it. Excellent video. Thank you.

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

Very striking, different but a great scrap buster! I only have a Christmas sentiment but thought a nesting die with a stamped picture and/or sentiment might work too. In the book to try another time, I think.

Wow, it has been so windy. Billy hates going out in the wind. Last night it was banging the windows and all sorts. Much calmer now I'm pleased to report!

Any other football fans out that will be as happy as I am today!

Hugs and thanks from both of us to Angela in S. Wales, Alimecca, Maria, Janet Ecco and Saba, I have rested well today and will pack my 'day out' bag tonight ready to go to see the specialist tomorrow. My lovely brother is getting here early to make sure I'm ready and got all the bits I need as welk as to raid my kitchen (lol). At least 3G is fast enough that I can check on the blog while on my travels tomorrow. Will take about 1 1/2 - 2 hrs to get there and park up, possibly longer so I allow for 3 hours. Getting home is longer as I get out of the hospital in time for the school run traffic then by the time you hit the M25 it's rush hour! I used to do the drive myself so know the timings all too well. The time will fly once Dan and I start talking music though so we won't be bored. The day and travel do take a bit of getting over though!

With that I will love and leave you all, big hugs to all of you, I have plenty extra if you need them. Wishing you all crafty happiness,

T x

Barbara said...

Must admit I wasn't too keen on this card from the photo but after watching the video I really like it!
I like pastel colours so would probably go much paler but its a fantastic idea.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Cor blimey - what a day - only just managed to get around to leaving a comment (better late than never though). This card looks really interesting so I'm going to watch the video now whilst I've still got 5 minutes to myself.

Beverley W

liz spooner said...

What a different kind of card today Sue, although not your usual still very nice.xx

nannapat said...

Clever technique and a great video Sue, thank you. Pat x

Dawn Holben said...

A very different but very pretty card today.
I really like this one and there are so many variations you can do with it.

melody said...
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Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
When I first saw this card I thought this is going to be a difficult one, but I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to make. Think I will have a go but probably in different colours. Very striking in the colours you have used, really makes a statement.
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, when I first saw this card I thought oh my, is this really a Sue card, so different is it to your usual style. Having watched the video I am pleased to report that yes, it is definitely a Sue card! I really like the design and as someone else has said (sorry, I forget who) it would be lovely at Easter made in yellows and oranges.

melody said...

Hi Sue, I did my comment before I watched the video an I had to come back and delete it an start over because I had said this one was not my cup of tea but after watching the video I love it, it looks so different in the video to the photo, it lovely an think I would like to try in other colours also. Thanks for sharing I will definitely give this a try when I get the chance. Take Care Melody xxxXxx

Princess Pixie! said...

Evening Sue
No too good today so just a quick post.
I love it. Not a typical 'Sue' card but fabulous.
Look forward to the video when feeling better.
Crafty Hugs

craftynanna said...

Hi Sue i too love this card and will try it in many colours also, like you said a good one for the pesky men, i love it.
Hugs and good wishes Wheely Bad, hugs to all Johanna

Theresa said...

brilliant idea. simple but makes a statement, hugs xx

Marianna Hammer said...

Thank you for another lovely video. How clever is that.. I love the card. Must have a go at makind one like this.

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Lovely Card Sue!

I love the colours together.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Unknown said...

Sorry but this card is not for me, although I do like the colours


Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Love it.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !! This is a very different card for you !! I loved the video. It is so lovely to actually be able to see you doing a particular technique. Personally I feel like I learn much better that way. This is a lovely technique and it does not look as complicated as I first thought it was. I think it would look great using various other colour combos and textures to. As others have said, I to, think it would make a great mans card. I also really love the way you have glazed the "love" die and then added the extra black outer die over the top. It has created such a lovely effect. I will definitely be using this technique. Thanks for sharing your wonderful card and fab video today. Wishing you lots of love and crafty hugs Sue love from Tres x x x

Lots of love to everyone today from Tres x x x

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Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

WOW what a different card - love it.

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
What a fascinating demo. I love the technique. The lacquered love heart makes a great focal element.
Thank you for sharing.
Veronique L

Eunice said...

What a lovely simple but really elegant card Sue!

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

A very different but very lovely card today. Your video makes it look really easy too. I love your videos.

I can see so many variations of this technique.

Love Helen xxx

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. A great card for the teenagers and men. I can see me using this style quite a lot, thanks Sue : ) Sending my daily hugs to everyone. Take care xx

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

How unusual and so much easier to do than I thought - thanks for the video to lead us through the making-up...I can have some fun trying out different colour combinations for the sunray effect...


Pauline A said...

Hi Sue, couldn't make it yesterday but watched the video this morning. How unusual ; but a good way of using up our scraps. I might try this with my gold and silver off cuts. Your videos are always easy to follow. Thank you. Hugs xx PAuline A

Di said...

Hi Sue,
WOW, how dramatic, lovely card.
Di B. x

Helen Terry said...

Beautiful clever card.
crafty hugs Helen Terry xxx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Very Dramatic. You could really be quite dramatic with your colour schemes. love it.
best wishes Elaine Ann

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and wilsonettes
I really love your card today its really different but stunning x
Theresa w xxx

magpie said...

Hellooooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! What a striking card and love the technique. Obviously any colour way that you want, but I love the embossed and stamped effect. Great idea for the men and teenagers, plus older, in age. Brilliant video as always Sue. Sending love and hugs to you Sue and your family xx Love Karen xx

ursula said...

Thank you for the video on this Sunday style Sue, I have tried it, not terribly successful, you made it look quite easy, will give it another go.....luv Ursula xx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Morning Sue.
Beautiful card today and great video too ...love the ruby red colour with the touch of black.

Love Sheila xx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Sorry Sue I've just realised I've put this on the wrong post!!

Love Sheila xx