Sunday, 14 June 2015

You're Amazing

 Good Sunday morning all!  Today's card uses my Peek a boo technique for the focal element.  I started by creating some interest on the background by stamping it with the Spiral Sunset stamp to die for.  I used a clear Perfect Medium pad and then heat embossed it with silver shine detail powder for a tone on tone look.  Next I used the two tone satin ribbon and plaited it to create a border on the bottom of the card.  There is a tutorial on this technique at the top of my blog as well as a You tube video if you would like to see it done.  I added a matching bow out of the thinner version of the same ribbon.  A black crystal sparkler was added to the centre of the bow as an embellishment.  For the focal element, I stamped the Spiral Sunset stamp to die for on to a piece of coconut white card and heat embossed it in silver.  I cut it out with the Santorini die and used the inner decorative piece with it as well.  This cut through areas of the stamp design (as it is designed to fit only the outline die).  I stamped the same stamp on to black card again and heat embossed it with silver as well.  I lined it up under the white one so that the pattern was complete and glued it into place, then used just the outline die to cut it even with the first one.  This creates a sort of peek a boo effect through the first die cut, but you see the entire pattern because it is completed on the second die cut.  I stamped a sentiment and cut it out with the oval in the St. Lucia die set.  I created a black faux nestie for it by outlining and hand cutting the same die.  The card was finished with a pierced mat, a thin silver and black mat and a wider white mat.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/2"  x  8" in size.

The winners of this week's comment game are:

Chris Arnall!!!
Jess Watson!!!
Sandy Acland!!!

From the extra qualifying post of Wed. June 10th, the winners are:

Lynda Mellor!!!
Patricia Duffy!!!
Hetty Garlick!!!

Congratulations all!  Please email me at to confirm your address and claim your prize.  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Gorgeous card, the ribbon weaving is lovely
Congratulations to ail winners.
Have A lovely Sunday everyone

Pam said...

Janet, so sad to read of the loss of your sister in law, my deepest sympathies to you and your family said...

Morning Sue.
Beautiful card thank you. Congratulations to all the winners.
Take care on this very grey day.

JAO said...

Wonderful card Sue.

Jacquie Jacobs said...

Morning Sue,

This is stunning, love the background, this would be an excellent Silver Wedding Anniversary card with a different sentiment of course!

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

tracy w said...

Hi Sue
Another stunning card love the colours and the ribbon thanks tracyw x

auscrafts said...

beautiful card, and the ribbon weaving is lovely, I keep forgetting to do that with ribbon

hettygarlick said...

That's lovely. I really like the focal element.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue & Wilsonettes...what a gorgeous card...will try the stamped background and as for the ribbon...simply to die for & I shall be watching the video on this technique and trying this...thanks for the tip Sue...such an apt sentiment because it you who are simply amazing so as always right back at you Sue and thank you sincerely for sharing with us yet another of your gorgeous gem of a card.

How awful Janet that one moment I am writing to offer my sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your dear Sister in law & in the next breadth I'm writing to congratulate you on being the winning recipient of Sue's gorgeous masterpiece...sincerely hope that being the guardian of such a beautiful card will bring a smile for you...Thinking of you x x x

Congratulations on all the comment winners...sincerely hope that you enjoy your prizes...they are simply divine x x x

Well folks...did I say that I was going to be doing gardening over this weekend...wish I had done as it would have been less tiring...I think...well it rained all day & I kid you not when I say I did not even have the chance to sneak into my craft room & make some cards.

Because hubby said (on his one day off)as it is raining we'll go shopping, (does he not realise that rainy days are for card making not for gallivanting got back some hours later I put shopping away...phew...went out again to go garden shopping to 3 different garden I'm hungry, wet & drained but hubby is keen to get on...then we prepare our dogs for the vets...Hannah for check up & Booster & Lauren(who is 12 & 3/4)was to have a thorough senior check up and blood tests (done yearly since age of ten)vet will phone back with the results today so bit on edge of seat today...

Then I sat down for all of 2 minutes and crashed out to sleep. Apparently hubby did the same although I don't think he wants to admit it but he woke me up because he was hungry...Lordy Lordy a hubby who cant cook...ahhhh I love him really....

Anyways dry today so gotta make up for lost time in garden...take care to one and all & wishing yourself Sue, your family and Wilsonettes (especially to Sandra R; Lynda B; Brenda H; Cheryl B & Maria A) a good day...& as always sending hugs and smiles to you Beth B x x x

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue and all. Internet has been down so have been unable to comment. Back to normal now so some catching up to do . Love the card Sue, monochrome always looks good. Especially like the ribbon. Congrats. To winners. JJxx

Heather Harrison said...

Morning Sue. Lovely card today. Thank you for sharing. Congrats to all winners. Hugs Heather.x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Back at you with the sentiment, gorgeous card today. I remember when you first did the ribbon weaving technique I went out and bought loads of double sided ribbon., EVERY card had some weaved ribbon on it lol. I love how you've done the background something else for me to try.
Congratulations to all the winners
Hugs x
Heather T

Evis M said...

Hi Sue.
Love the card.
Congratulations to the winners.
Evis M.

A Happercrafter6 said...

A striking card. Must remind myself how to do the plait - you did show me on a workshop.JanNo

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, beautiful card, just love the ribbon, altogether stunning! Love Jean xxx

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card, love the plaited ribbon.
Condolences to Janet.
Congratulations to all the winners. Sue xxx

Anonymous said...

Great card, Sue, love your use of the stamp for the background as well as the focal element. Always in awe of the ribbon plaiting, something yet to be mastered - not endowed with much patience!
Well done to all the comment winners.

'P' in Wales

Unknown said...

GM Sue. Very chic. Love the stamp and the ribbon weaving. Happy Sunday all.

Rose in Chester said...

Oh wow Sue,
this is the pulchritudinous one! It is GORGEOUS. Love the white/silver/black and the plaited ribbon is just fabulous. I have seen you do this technique and keep looking at the tutorial but I just can't take it all in, and to be fair I haven't tried in earnest to persevere with it.
Hugs, Rose

Hazel said...

A beautiful card Sue. I see my big sister has won today also Jess a friend of ours, congrats to you both and also those others who have won. Hazel x

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, a truly amazing card, love the colours and the ribbon plait is gorgeous. Lol lynne m x x x

Janet- lol and hugs to you from poochies, my sincere condolences.

Many many thanks for all the well wishes and cuddles for Cully ( you know who you are) it means alot, she is still a very poorly little diva who doesn't want to play with her sister and has lost the sparkle in her eyes. She has another 6 days of antibiotics to take so we are hoping that soon she will start to feel better, I thank you all again for your love and support.

Congrats to all the comment winners

Lol and hugs Lynne m & fur babies x x x

crossstitchmarg said...

Hi Sue,
A stunning card today, love the weaved ribbon, will try and find your video of it and see if I can do it.

Congratulations to all the winners

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue. A stunning and opulent card, love all the elements on it. Have a great Sunday and congratulations to the winners.x

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card.
Congratulations to all the winners.

doreenmj said...

Must look at the weaving technique, it really sets off the card,

Doreen x

C A W said...

Stricking card, lots of detail. Looking up the tutorial for the ribbon. Thanks.

Jane said...

Good morning Sue,As the sentiment says Amazing.The ribbon weaving is lovely too.Take care Jane B.

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. Lovely card with the spectacular ribbon weaving. SueL x

ellyscard creatief said...

Gorgeous card Sue.

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, A lovely card, especially the plaited ribbon, I tried this technique once haha.
Congratulations to the Winners, a special congratulations to my Friend Patricia Duffy.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Unknown said...

Another masterpiece Sue. have the touch...!
Have a lovely day. ...
Luv Rach :)

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
A very opulent card, ribbon weaving is beautiful & very tactile. Congregations to all the winners. Yvonne xx

Unknown said...

Stunning card, the ribbon really finishes it off nicely

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Gorgeous card, I love everything about it :-) Congrats to all the winners. Have a great day. Hugs to all xxx

Joan from Newcastle said...

Good morning Sue
Gorgeous card. Love the ribbon technique I would never have thought of using the ribbon like that.

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Amazing effect you've achieved with that stamp and using it for the background pattern as well just ties everything in nicely...


Steph Cotterill said...

Sunday Smiles to you Sue.

This sentiment comes right back atcha : ) as that is what YOU and today's card is. Need I say more ?
Have a wonderful Sunday Sue whatever your plans are.
Lancashire Steph xx

Joan from Newcastle said...

Forgot to say congratulations to all the winners.

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Sue!

I haven't seen or used that ribbon weaving in ages, it's lovely to see it again, it's such a lovely embellishment for this card.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Steph Cotterill said...

Im so very sorry. Forgot to congratulate comment winners ! Enjoy your gift xx
L. S xx

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Love today's card. I use that "weaving" technique quite a lot, love the effect.
I don't have "double sided" ribbon I just use two colours "back to back"
Thank You so much ... I am a "Winner" really exciting. I see friend Jess is also a winner.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Have a great day
Hugs, Patricia xxx

TDQ Karen said...

Stunning card, love the woven ribbon. Congratulations to all the winners x

PharmacyMichele said...

Stunning card-one for a special occasion. Congrats to all the winners especially Patricia.


cheryl brown said...

Good morning Sue and fellow Wilsonettes.

A lovely ornate card just perfect for Silver Wedding Anniversaries and with a change of colour would suit all wedding occasions. Really loved the plaited ribbon when you first demoed it Sue, and it hasn't lost it's appeal yet.

Congratulations to all comment winners especially Jess & Patricia. You are sure to love your prizes.

Rather overcast here, hope it will brighten up later. Our children's park has had a very long awaited massive refurbishment so it's off there after dinner with grandchildren Tiegan and Joseph to see what they have done.

Love & hugs to all
Cheryl xxx

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card, the ribbon is so elegant. Some great techniques to try out.
Thanks for the inspiration and congratulations to all the winners.
Heather Treble

Janette MacArthur said...

Good morning Sue, love everything about today's card! AMAZING!!
Congratulations to all the winners!
Janette x

sonja_w said...

Gorgeously elegant card. Congratulations to the winners.x

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful elegant card and love this ribbon weaving used to do it lots but not for a while must get going again as I really like it. Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
Nancyd xx

Unknown said...

Good morning Sue wow what a stunning card I love the dies you have used and the design is wonderful.

Debs A xxx

Ecco of Sheffield said...

Morning Sue
It's lovely to see your ribbon plait again. It's ages since you used it and it makes such a beautiful statement on your gift. I love your focal point and you have certainly made your gorgeous dies work for you today.
All in all you have given us one very elegant and beautiful gift and I have fallen in love with it.

Chaos is reigning in this house at the moment as it's last day for packing and making sure everything is OK before tomorrow. Friday and yesterday were just manic as the chemist caused some real problems and heartache with my prescriptions so I'm hoping everything goes OK today.

Congratulations to all the very lucky winners this week. I know you will enjoy Sue's generosity so please stay and help her back to the top of the craft listings. For me Sue is always at the very top and I know she is for many others but the official listings do not play fair so we need your help.

It's going to be a couple of days before I see you all again so for all in pain and suffering today I hope your day gets better. For everyone please take care and stay safe.
Janet x

Sandy (tort) said...

I just love black and white cards, they are so classy looking.
This one is a stunner.

Sandy (tort)

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue this is a gorgeous card I love the design it is so beautiful. Congratulations to all the winners. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

barbiepinkfairy said...

Very intricate and involved!


Have a nice Sunday!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - you are truly amazing! This card is so beautiful and sophisticated. Love it. Congratulations to the lucky winners today, best wishes

Croquet Queen x said...

Hi Sue,
Your sentiment is very apt today! 'You are Amazing'!!!! Card is gorgeous!
Lorna D

MRS DUCK said...

Good morning Sue and everyone.
A very pretty card; Love the two tone ribbon.
Patricia will be a happy girlie.
Have a great day.
Ang x

June Horrocks said...

Stunning card sue love the ribbon the sentiment is lovely thank you for sharing love always June horrocks xxx

Chris Curry said...

Lovely card Sue. Love the plaiting technique. Thank you.Xx

marg said...

Hello Sue
Love the Ribbon, mine never looks like yours!
Congrats to winners!
Take care
Love Marg

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card just love it . love Jean Z xxx

Rosie said...

Hi Sue, gorgeous card this morning and love the way you have done your ribbon. Mine never looks like that when i do it.....
Congratulations to all the

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to all the winners, well done. Stunning card again Sue.

gwen70 said...

Stunning card Sue, you really are amazing

Roz McLellan said...

Hello Sue

This is a very pretty card and I love the ribbon trim. My friend taught me how to do it after you taught her at one of the Kettering shows.


Anonymous said...

Good Morning Sue,
This is such an elegant card and the background you have created with the stamp is so beautiful.
I love your ribbon technique as well as the dies used to create the centrepiece. A really gorgeous card!
A really cloudy morning here, don't think it is going to change much during the day but hope to do a spot of gardening. We really need rain, in my part of West Sussex, anyway!!
Have a good day everyone!
Lesley S x

Marion said...

Hi Sue another stunning card love the ribbon.
Marion H

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, A truly beautiful card today Sue. I looks so ornate. Great to see the ribbon weaving again, it looks great, was beginning to get ribbon withdrawal symptoms, you know me and my love of ribbon bows and flowers.

Lots of love, Rosemarie xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, todays card is exquisite, the combination of black, white and silver is beautiful. Congrats to the comment game winners. Bx

nannapat said...

I love the plaited ribbon Sue and the detail in the Santorini die is absolutely stunning. The background looks really pretty too. My wish list grows each time I visit your blog! Pat x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow fabulous detail on this one

lydia jordan said...

Hi Sue,
Love, love, love your beautiful card. The stamped background is gorgeous and the plaited ribbon.
To the winners, enjoy your prize, especially Patricia bet she gave a whoop.
Have a good day.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card. I love the woven ribbon. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.

Gail said...

Good morning Sue,
Lovely card, I like the stamped background very much!
Congratulations to the winners.
Gail Cx

Jan.moogie said...

Wow wow wow Sue this is simply gorgeous and that embossing is amazing. Thanks for sharing, hugs xxxxxxxx

Unknown said...

What a fab card Sue. I love the silver background. I hope everyone has a lovely Sunday.
Thank you Sue for the fab work you share with us and all the lovely profucts you show to us.
Big hug to anyone who needs it today.
Julie E

BenteS said...

Such a beautiful card, love the background and the way you have used the ribbon!
Congratulations to all the comment winners!

Unknown said...

P.s. Congrats to the winners. Xx

Anne said...

I will have to watch this video. A stunning card, Sue. I haven't done the plaited ribbon technique for a long time - since the workshop you did several years ago! Time to use it again I think.

Anne (Northampton)

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue what a gorgeous card today with beautiful stamps and dies and to top it all that fabulous ribbon! What a great effect it gives on the card. I must have a play. Hope you have a great Sunday. Love Diane G xxx
Congratulations to all the winners especially Patricia and Jess xxx
Janet safe journey xxx

fame01 said...

HI Sue
What a card so beautiful i just love it
Congrats to the winners
Hugs Sarah xxx

karenlotty said...

Beautiful I love tone on tone cards. They are my favourite. Congrats to winners

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sue, another stunning card, love that ribbon and the whole design is just gorgeous. Hope you have a fabulous weekend. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue,
WOW this is a real stunner today, love the plaited technique with that gorgeous ribbon. Hope you are enjoying your holiday Sue, make the most of your last week!
Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

I would just like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all you lovely ladies for your messages of means so much to know that people really care. THANK YOU!
Love Janet x
from Wakefield

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, another pretty card, but I don't think the photos do it justice as the silver shows up as grey therefore the card looks a bit dull and I'm sure its not!

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Another stunner today. Love the ribbon and the dies. I've only seen this ribbon once which was at my local craft shut. Which sadly shut. Congratulations to all the comment winners.

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, super card for today, and an added bonus,
I am one of the winners today, along with friend Patricia!
Sorry will have to have a longer carch up later, off to
Scrapbooking crop. Take care everyone, Jess xx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Morning Sue, another beautiful card .... I will have to check out the ribbon weaving technique.
Congratulations to the comment winners.
Rosemary xx

julie laz said...

Hi sue, OMGoodness this is beautiful, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx said...

Absolutely beautiful! Love that ribbon weaving technique too. Congrats to the lucky winners this week and hope everyone has a good weekend. Susan x

Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda said...

Good morning Sue, I'm gobsmacked to see my name in
comment winner's. Thank you and congrats to everyone
else!!! Omg you are amazing Sue I remember watching
you do the ribbon plaiting on tv because I've still
got it taped!!! Love this card it's gorgeous!!!
Thank you once again have a great day!!!
Loopy Lynda xxx

hazel young said...

Lovely card Sue and your amazing too xx hazel

Glennis F said...

Gorgeous card and congrats to the lucky winners

Crafty Cruiser said...

Wow wow this is simply gorgeous!
Doreen R

Anonymous said...

Absolutely amazing Sue love it love it.
Denise C

nattyboots said...

Wow beautiful card Sue and great colors used.Congrats to your winners
Elaine H X

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card love the stamping and embossing
Congratulations to all the winners today

Hugs and best wishes everyone

Marianna Hammer said...

Beautiful card!

Anonymous said...

I love this one. The colours really make it stand out and are very effective . Must try the plaited ribbon technique well done sue another stuning card xx thank yoy yvonne bennett xx

Anonymous said...

Great card, really striking. I'll be sure to check ou that ribbon technique. Congrats to all the winners. Anniekk xxx

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
Wow what a stunning card really makes you sit up and notice love it!
Congratulations to all the lucky winners especially to Jess and Patricia
Have a good day
Margaret corgi owner

Saba said...

Good morning Sue
What a stunning creation you have given us today. Love the lacy look the peek a boo gives to this card. Had to read the instructions a few times before it finally clicked with me, I think I was having brain freeze! I must have a go at the ribbon weaving as well, I bought some from your stand at Ally Pally and havent used it yet, so thank you for reminding me.

Many congratulations to each and every one of today's comment game winners, I know my friends Patricia and Jess will be doing a happy dance. Enjoy your prizes ladies.

Janet, you are in my thoughts as you and your family start to come to terms with your sad loss.

Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Very elegant with the white, black & silver. Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

Ann said...

hi Sue

Gorgeous card I have just purchased the Santorini die set it is lovely so many ideas in my head for cards.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Jayne S said...

Stunning card , i love the colour tones it would make a beautiful wedding or anniversary card.

Kate's Cards said...

I just love the ribbon and embellishments!

Swiftycrafter said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the way you've used the ribbon as a border, very effective.
Lynne x

hotpotato said...

beautiful elegant card Sue. x

Unknown said...

Morning Sue, Beautiful card today,
My sincere Condolences to JANET and family, and well done for winning one of Sue's cards.
Congratulations to all the lucky winners!
Love Junex (Cumbria)

Caroljsmith said...

What a amazing card today sue love it.

Paula said...

Stunning card Sue, but well beyond my capabilities. :( Which is a pity because I do really like that card. Congratulations to today's winners. :)

Paula x

Jackie Meechan said...

Or genus card love this card looks luxurious and very opulent. Gorgeous.

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Love your stamping, silver on grey is always elegant and sophisticated.
Congratulations to all winners. x

Pat said...

Hi Sue
this is beautiful and a little bit different
Pat x

Beryl said...

Hi Sue, a stunning card.

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, and all the ladies.
What a striking, stunning and intricate card Sue. It's certainly a statement piece!!
Janet, love and prayers to you and your family.
Beth B, I hope Lauren comes through the Vet's check up ok.
Lynne M, I hope Cully soon picks up.
Congratulations to my friends Patricia and Jess who are still dancing on the ceiling, and to the other ladies on winning a prize on Sue's generous blog.
I hope everyone on this blog has as good a day as they possibly can.
Maureen xxx

Unknown said...

Good morning Sue,

From a damp and dreary Stirling and hoping that 3 days last week isn't the total extent of our summer:-)
It won't be long before you grace our screens again and I am super excited at the prospect-we have so missed your cheery, good natured, humble demeanour and I can't wait to see what delights you have in store for us.
Today's card is truly stunning. The techniques used have taken a couple of readings to get the gist of, it being Sunday morning and the brain is slow to kick start. I love the braided ribbon, I will definitely be watching the demo later to refresh my memory of the technique. Where do you get your superb ideas from is a mystery to me but I am so grateful that you take the time to share your talents with us all.
Congrats to the comment winners, I am sure you love your prizes as much as I did a few weeks ago- Sues generosity knows no bounds!
Enjoy your Sunday everyone!

Crafty hugs and kisses,

Laine 1972

CraftyJo said...

Oh, this is stunning, tfs.

Di said...

Hi Sue,
What a stunning card, the background is gorgeous, the dies and focal area is really nice and the way you have done the ribbons is beautiful, so nice, it really is a stunning card.
Di B. x

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, this really is a stunner of a card! I gave the ribbon technique a go when you showed it on C&C on a Christmas special a while ago. It takes a little concentration, but the end result is worth the air turning blue!!! Really looking forward to seeing you back on TV soon (whenever that may be) as you are truly missed... Take care, hugs, Karen x

gailgale said...

This card is absolutely stunning!!!!!!
I don't know if I have ever seen one more beautiful!!!!!
I have to get that stamp and die so I can try and make one.
Just Beautiful!!!!!!

Unknown said...

To My Very Dear Friend Sue,
What A Truly Beautiful Card You Have Created Once
Again, I Love The Silver Detail Powder, And How You've
Created Your Two Tone Ribbon.
You Card Is Extremely Elegant, Opulent, And Very Sophisticated
And All I Can Say As Always Thank You So Very Much
For Sharing Your Remarkable Beautiful Card With Us
Sharing Your Tips And Inspiration As I For One So Appreciate
Sue Take Great Care My Dear Friend
Love And Hugs
From Sam xxx
Hugs To All Wilsonettes A Huge Congratulations To Those
Lucky People That Have Won The Weekly Comment
Gift Enjoy I'm Sure You Will x

Tina said...

Hi Sue

Beautiful card today Sue, love that ribbon.

Janet, you are in my thoughts at your very sad loss.

Congratulations to all the lucky winners, and an extra congrats to Patricia

Big Hugs all round :-)

Tina XX

Dorothy of Baldock, GB said...

Hi Sue,

Well done to all the winners.

Sue another really nice card, love everything about it.

The ribbon looks complicated to me, but will have a look at the tutorial.

Have a lovely Sunday everyone.

Love n hugs Dorothy Macdonald

gailgale said...

This card is gorgeous!!!!
Please do a video on it. I never thought I would ever have a favorite card, there are so many beautiful ones, but this one goes right to my heart!!!!
Thank you for sharing this with us!!!

Unknown said...

Hiys sue.
Love the monochrome look.
I really like how Uve done the ribbon I'd love to see how U have done it looks complicated!!
Congrats to the winners too enjoy ur gift.
I just love checking your blog everyday sue to see what delights await me it's my one Cheryl up thing of my day!! I've looked at other blogs but yours is the only one I look in on daily 😀
Love to all xxx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue and all
Congrats to all this weeks comment winners!
Very elegant card today Sue, especially loving the swirly silver background and the ribbon plait. Feel like a winner myself today after seeing this!
Blessings all - Deb C xx

Littlelamb said...

This is a gorgeous card Sue. Lots of techniques to try. Congratulations to all the winners especially Patricia and Jess. Enjoy your prizes. I am sure we will see something made with them in due course. Safe journey Janet. Have a lovely time and to the other Janet sorry to hear about your sister in Law. You and your family are in my thought but also congratulations for winning the Wednesday card. enjoy.

mommaRN50 said...

I don't know how you do it, Sue! New techniques and an absolutely beautiful card. I am so glad I found you. You challange and educate me. THANK YOU

magpie said...

Helloooo Sue and the Wilsonettes! Oooooo......gorgeous card Sue. I love how you have silver embossed the Spiral Sunshine to die for stamp (in my opinion all your stamps and dies are to die for!) first on white and then on black card. Also a lovely surprise of the plaited ribbon! It's been a few years since I've done that technique, so "thank you" for the video! Plus the sentiment! Can't believe I miss putting that about them! Lol! Congratulations to all you lucky comment winners! you will love your prize! To Ecco, I hope the chemist has sorted out your prescriptions for you. When it comes to the medicine that you need and have to take always, it's quite a scary moment! Love and hugs to Cully, get well soon! Sending love and hugs to you Sue, your family and to all the Wilsonettes who are need xx Take care everyone xx Love Karen xx

barbara macaskill said...

Congratulations to all the lucky winners!
LOVE this awesome card! The plaited ribbon is absolutely gorgeous! Will definitely be watching the video to see how to recreate this lovely card! TFS!

Jean said...

So beautiful! I need to learn to make cards like this!

craftynanna said...

A truly beautiful card Sue, I love the stamping and the plaited ribbon is one of my favourites and the colours are so regal.
Congratulation to Patricia and Janet and everyone else who won a prize from Sue,
Can i offer my sincere condolences to Janet on the passing of her sister in law, what a terrible shock it must have been, and you won a WOW card well done to you,
Hugs to all Johanna

Meg Owen said...

Hi Sue, your card has come through as gold ant the ribbon as black and oyster and it looks lovely. I am sure the real colour of silver look very good too.
Congrats to the lucky winners.

Special thoughts to Janet and family.

Love and cuddles for Cully and her sister who will be wondering what's wrong. Hopefully all will be well

Love to all

Suzzette Yandle said...

An Amazing card, amazing techniques and one amazing Sue Wilson! Thank you.

Lynda's craft's said...

Good afternoon Sue & Wilsonettes
Another beautiful card sue I love the background I haven't got that stamp but will try it with one I have.
I must do that ribbon strip again it's funny how you remember doing this technices quite a while ago,& think oh must do it again,thank you for that Sue. I love your focal element but sadly I haven't got that die. I do love this very elegant card.
Love Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Congratulations to all the comments winners especially JESS & Patrica are you still Dancing on the ceiling x enjoy your gifts xx

Lynn M Sorry Cully's is still unwell hope she gets her sparkley back soon xx sending paw cuddls from Annie & Bambie xx

Beth don't over do things & thank you for you Hug sending some back to yo ((((((Hug's))))))) love Lynda xx

Janet hope you get your prescriptions sorted out. Have a good journey tomorrow & enjoy Your long holiday in France Hug's Lynda xx

Sheila hope your ok my friend love & Hug's Lynda xx

TOB Theresa sending your Daley Hug's xxx

Big Hug's to friends ...Sandra Margaret Myra Maria Saba Sam Hazel Patrica Brenda Brenda Littlelamb Elizabeth B Lynn M Maureen Janet Sheila Wheelybad TOB Theresa Norah Pat Sue Mrs B Karenlotty Cameeli Pam TIna E xxxx

Hug's to all Wilsonettes xx

Dawn Holben said...

Wow another stunning card today, and the plaited ribbon is gorgeous
and i will definately try it.

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, have seen you demo this ribbon weave several times at Ally Pally, always a winner


Unknown said...

Hi Sue lovely card. I have done the plaited ribbon a couple of times. I looks great
Denise X

Wacki Macky said...

Fantastic card today Sue, thank you for sharing it with us all.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Lots of love and craftihappiness to everyone.

utilitygirl said...

Lovely card Sue, love the ribbon weaving

sandieann21 said...

This is amazing.

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
This is a beautiful card and the stamped background is lovely.

Jess Watson said...

Hi Sue and everyone, sorry for the short message this morning, but I was off to our monthly scrapbooking crop.
Thank you for all your congratulations on winning a prize from our Sue, she is so generous.
Today's card is stunning I will have to read the instructions several times to get the into my head.
Hugs to all who need them,
Take care Jess x

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card love the silver on silver very elegant.
crafty hugs
Helen Terry xxx

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue and all your crafty crew
what a fantastic card Sue i love everything about it it is stunning
How you manage to come up with all these great designs i will never know jut keep em coming PLEASE
congratulations to all the winners and Enjoy
take care all
Theresa xx

ursula said...

I really love this braided ribbon, such an amazing looks so lovely on this stunning card, thank you Sue....luv Ursula xx

Karen Drew said...

Stunning card. The ribbon looks lovely
Congratulations to the winners
Karen xx

Eunice said...

What a lovely card, I really like what you did for the background! Congrats to all the winners!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Wow - what a lovely effect. Congrats to all the lucky winners.

Beverley W

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card and your ribbon plaiting is gorgeous. I agree with Jacquie J and Cheryl that it would make a lovely Silver Wedding Anniversary card (with a different sentiment, of course :-) ).

Congratulations to all of today's winners, I know you will enjoy your prizes.

Lynne - sorry Cully hasn't picked up yet, sending extra cuddles for her to share with Tilly who will no doubt have the hump at all the attention Cully is getting!


Jan Ltc said...

Beautiful card. Congrats to the winners xx Jan

shabbycraftcabin said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card again and love the plaited ribbons, must watch the tutorial for it. Love, Ivy xx

Unknown said...

What a beautiful card so elegant. A stamped card for a nice change, you are a very talented lady Sue. Thanks very much for all your fantastic ideas and beautiful cards.

Pauline A said...

Hi Sue, A super card today. Sorry I haven't been commenting lately but have been busy although i have had a quick look at all of your cards which are amazing, as usual. I love the black and white braiding on today's card, and must make some for my Christmas cards as it makes a lovely wreath. Congrats to all of you lucky winners. Hugs xx Pauline A

liz spooner said...

Beautiful, I used this die today for a friends card to give to her mum.xx

patwyn said...

Hi Sue,

Lovely card. I particularly like the background and ribbon weaving.

Condolences to Janet on the loss of your sister-in-law. Also congrats on winning one of Sue's creations.

Congrats to all the other winners.

Pat xxx

iReneM said...

Beautiful - love the silver embossing.

Wheely Bad said...

Hi Sue

Stunning, stunning, stunning. I love this and sure there are plenty of variations on the theme I could experiment with (maybe should be 'when' I get to experiment!) The braid is just beautiful and I might pinch that one for decorating sewing projects! I love monochrome and the hint of silver and sparkle make it really really special.

Lynne, sorry Cully is not well, Billy sends wags, licks and paw hugs to her xxx

Think about today's grey skys brought my sleepy head back with a vengeance! Billy and I have had a very very lazy day!

Wishing Sue and Wilsonettes everywhere a peaceful evening and an upcoming happy, healthy, crafty week, hugs to all of you with plenty spare if they're needed

T x

Unknown said...

Evening Sue, a beautiful card.

Laura O said...

great card ,love the ribbon,Laura O

Theresa said...

love what you have done with the background. looks fab, hugs xx

Brenda said...

Hello Sue,

Love today's card with the plated ribbon,
This silver embossing is gorgeous.

Congratulations to all of today's winners.

Hope everyone has had a good weekend.

Love and Hugs, Brenda xxx

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
...What an elegant card!!....absolutely love that die!! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!!!

Unknown said...

Hi Sue a beautiful car as always xx Jean

TOB said...

Wow, Love this card. great techniques used. Congrats to winners. Hugs Theresa xx

Gail said...

Stunning card Sue -! Love it all xx congrats to the p winners especially Patricia xx GailT xx

Shirley T. said...

Hi Sue,

Love this card. Will have to watch the video for that ribbon - gorgeous.

Much love,

Shirley T.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !! What a beautiful card today !! Amazing as always Sue !! I love everything about it. It looks a little complicated for my brain to figure out though !! Fab colours and dies and I love the stamp you have used to. I really love the woven ribbon, bow and dazzler. Thanks for sharing such a great card today. Sending you lots of love today Sue from Tres x x x

Congratulations to all of today's lucky comment game winners. Lots of love from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to all the Wonderful Wilsonette's today love from Tres x x x

Myra said...

Hi Sue,
I'm late again but should be able to do better tomorrow! Visitors have gone home.
Lovely card today and I have forgotten about the ribbon plaiting! Need to try it again?
The dies today look really stunning and I love the background too.
Congratulations to all the winners but particularly my friends Patricia and Jess! That should help the mojo Patricia!
Love to all,
Myra xxx

Sandy H said...

Stunning card. Your plaited ribbon is amazing.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Take care everyone.

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Stunning card today.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Love Helen xxx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
This is a stunning card. Can't wait to get chance to try it.
Anne M x

Unknown said...

I have given Cully the wags, licks and paw hugs from Billy, there was definitely a smile on her face. Lol lynne m x x x

Unknown said...

Thank you, it's true Tilly is sulking quite a bit. Lol lynne m x x x

Unknown said...

Bless you and Annie,Bambie lol lynne m x x x

Unknown said...

Thank you lol lynne m x x

Unknown said...

Thank you lol lynne m x x

Unknown said...

Thank you lol lynne m x x

Unknown said...

This card is beyond words.... absolutely stunning. Well done Sue. Crafty Regards Julie kay xxx

Anonymous said...

Theresa says
Hi sue and wilsonettes xxx
Another stunning card again sue its beautiful congratulations to all the winners x
Theresa w xxx

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
Wow, such a beautiful card & I absolutely love everything about it.
The colour combo is perfect together with the beautiful santorini die, embellishments & would be suitable for so many special occasions.
Just stunning....

Crafty Hugs
Haze T xx

melody said...

Hi Sue, sorry I am two days late with my comment but had really emergency over last few days. This card is fantastic I love the colours an the boarder ribbon looks amazing I know I have seen it before but I have never seen the video so I must try finding it. Take care Melody xxxXxxx