Sunday, 6 November 2016

Double Shadow Box Sunday

Good Sunday morning all! Two Birthday Shadow Box cards for your enjoyment today!  The first one is more soft and mellow in a vintage sort of colour combo.  This is actually what I always call my neapolitan colour combo, pale pink, pale green and milk card.  I cut the Birthday Shadow Box in milk card and added mounting foam to the back.  I lightly inked another piece of milk card with Antique Linen to give it a soft aged look and used that as the backing piece for my shadow box.  I cut the Triple Line Happy Birthday die in milk card and used one of the negative sections that just said birthday.  I backed it with blush card and glued it into the long narrow section going vertically.  I cut three presents in brown, green and blush card and glued them into place in the section above.  The sentiment was cut in green twice and glued together then attached in the largest section with a blush heart balloon.  I finished off the remaining three sections with party hats, balloons and cupcakes.  Milk and blush mats were added to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/4" x 7 1/2" in size.  Scroll down for card number two.

 Card number two today uses the same exact die set, but I went another direction with it.  The Shadow Box dies make great shaker cards!  I cut the frame using the Birthday Shadow Box out of gloss white card.  I added a piece of clear acetate to the back then added mounting foam just around the outside edge.  You could easily make it into a compartmentalised shaker card if you wanted to , but this was just a quick card done this way.  I added a whole bunch of brightly coloured sequins that I had to the centre of the card then added a white backing piece to cover them.  I cut the balloons, cupcakes, present and text out of gloss white card and simply glued them on to the acetate above each of the sections.  A simple white on white mat completed the card.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/4" x  7 1/2" in size  All for now, Sue x

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Pam said...

Beautiful cards Sue. I love all of the shadow boxes.
I hope you were pleased at the response from your new launch, I know I enjoyed each and every one of them, it is a huge success to me. Thank you so much for your hard work, dedication and inspiration.
June, how's that leg doing now.
Tina and Mick, hope things are better for you too.
Elaine, I hope Andrew is feeling better too.
Tina and Peter, it will be a good thing when they get the leg sorted, he was doing so well up till then.
Congratulations Great Auntie Norah, hope mum and baby are doing well.
Hope all of the migraines have now gone, hugs to all poorly friends and missing friends.
The wind has died down here a bit, must have been blown out by all the fireworks last night.
Happy Day everyone.

Chantal said...

Stunning card, love the new dies.
Hugs, Chantal S

Bluefairy4U said...

Good morning Sue,
Love both cards. Love your shadow boxes. Only 1 more to get lol. Takes the guess work out for me thank you Hugs Jo xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Two lovely shadow boxes, great idea to create them as shaker cards.What a wonderful week you for crafter's with all you beautiful samples you gave us so much inspiration.
Thank you so much
Jan x

Debra K. said...

Two fabulous cards today Sue! Can't pick a favourite as they're both so lovely but I am a sucker for a shaker card. Debra x

Dragonsnap2 said...

Two beautiful cards following another fabulous die release. I love the shadow boxes and these are so different showing just how versatile they are.
Happy crafting.
D xx

auscrafts said...

Lovely cards

hollyberry said...

Two gorgeous cards,love them both.

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. WOW Two beautiful cards this morning. Love both of them but for some reason No1 is really catching my eye i think it could be the delicate colours you have used. I have all the shadow boxes your garden one arrived yesterday so i think some play time is called for lol. Thanks once again for all your hard work and your beautiful cards. I think your new launch is a great success and everybody loves them. I for one need them ALL lol.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Steph Cotterill said...

Sunday Smiles to you Sue. I need to look back at my final entry of yesterday as I remember going on and on and I'm sorry everyone. It was a nightmare evening, with a terrified dog. Eating supper separately so one of us could play and try and distract her from the awful loud constant bangs overhead plus admiring your final reveal (which I need to go back to as I don't remember what you inspired us with) !!
What I do remember is how much work you put into all the new dies and samples to go with. It's been wonderful Sue and so much to keep us happy with. Thank you and congratulations.
I love both of today's shadow box samples, it goes to show just how many options they give us from plain and easy to all the razamataz and bling for a 'big' birthday. I've pointed out the most useful of the new collection as far as market is concerned to my lovely Andy and I'm hoping that if I'm good, I shall be having a new shadow box for my December birthday and one for Christmas as I know I can spread the pleasure you give me via your dies to customers that visit my stand and to those that order from me.
So I'll end with my usual hug for the day and hope you have a lovely Sunday xxx

Tina T said...

Good morning Sue and crafters all,
Beautiful collection of cards over this last launch - thanks for the inspiration.
Love both cards today and unable to choose between them, shadow boxes are so versatile.
Pam - at least Peter is eating well, although his leg is swollen it is not painful which is a blessing.
June Smith - hope your leg is improving. It's a slow process.
I was woken by some kind person at 3:30 this morning letting off fireworks ๐Ÿ’ฅ.
Love and crafty hugs to all,
Tina T xxxx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
I was lucky enough to get the Christmas shadow box as a gift, it's only when you get your dies in your hand that you see the amount of detail in each set. This birthday shadow box is going to be my next shadow box purchase! Although you've used the same dies on each card they look so different and equally as beautiful.
Hugs x
Heather T said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you for two beautiful cards.
Sue Thank you for all the hard work you put into all your wonderful designs and inspiration you give.
Take care Kitty.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, two great cards love how you have done th second one in a shaker style.
Nancyd xx

Margreet said...

These cards are the shaker part!
xxx Margreet

JAO said...

Lovely cards Sue.

Glennis F said...

Both are beautiful, I especially like the colours of the first one

Denise Bryant said...

Love these shadowbox ideas! Fun cards!

Unknown said...

GM Sue. Love both of these. I have this die and I have 2 sets of these cut on my desk ready to construct so this gives me some more options to try. TFS.

Jean Bullock said...

Nobody does shadow boxes like you. I love it. The shaker card is also excellent. Well done. I pinned of course.

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
I never expected a double day straight after your new die launch, what a lovely surprise!
Both cards are gorgeous and seeing the shaker card has sent my mind off racing at the idea of compartmentalising the shaker element;such a great idea, thank you? X

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue both of these cards are gorgeous and quite different. I really enjoyed seeing all the new dies they are just so beautiful. You are a very clever lady. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Unknown said...

Good morning Sue

Gorgeous cards! The Neapolitan colour combo is stunning. How good to also make a shaker card from the shadow box collection!

You've shown us an array of beautiful cards this week and it's been a enlightening to see the new collection as well as how you've used the dies on different cards!

June x

Anonymous said...

Both great cards, Sue, particularly like the colours of the first - don't have any of the shadow boxes but see they could be fun to use.
Been a fab few days - big congratulations on the release and thank you again.
Hugs all round.

'P' in Wales

NannaShaz said...

Good morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
2 gorgeous cards I love these shadow boxes so I need them in my life lol.
I love the new collection Sue there stunning you are such a talented clever lady and give us so much inspiration to make our cards
Love and healing hugs to all who is Poorly get well soon
Lots of love and hugs to all
Have a Good day

Anonymous said...

Both these cards are great, and thes type of dies are so versatile.
Elegant cards.

Sandy (tort)

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue
Two very nice cards for us today they illustrate perfectly how versitile your dies are.
Heather R Oxfordshire

Chris Curry said...

Two great cards Sue. I love the idea of the shaker card, especially for some children I make cards for. Thank you. Xx

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, two beautiful cards, I love them both.
You have shown an array of cards this week and a lot of inspiration to use your new dies which are fabulous (as always). Thank you.
Marion S x

Leanne said...

Both fabulous cards! Love the shaker one more.

lilian said...

Hi Sue, love both of these cards, I don't have any of your shadow boxes yet, but hoping Santa will bring some.
Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

Karen Drew said...

The shadow box dies are an ingenious idea. Would never have thought of using them as a shaker card though. Love the inspiration that you give us
Karen xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, two gorgeous cards. Don't think I can choose between the two. They are both brilliant in different ways. These shadow box dies are gorgeous.

Barbara V

Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda said...

Good morning Sue, well my heads still spinning from the last few days so how you are feeling I really don't know how you do it!!! A massive congratulations this launch was spectacular!!! You really are one clever gal!!!
These shadow box cards are fabulous!!! I really like both!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

Clai01 said...

Lovely cards Sue, as always. x

d from kettering said...

Two lovely cards today, love the first, and the second is growing on me!!!

Doreen x

sandieann21 said...

What a great idea to use with the shadow box dies.

Gloria Robey said...

Morning Sue ,two lovely cards today .The more I see the shadow box die the more I appreciate them .Thank you .Gloria (Sidcup) xx

Clare Powell said...

Two great cards, love the sequins in the second one x

marg said...

Good Morning Sue
Love todays cards the Happy Birthday gets used on lots of cards I cut them in Mirri and keep them in a box, thank you Sue!
Well that was a loud night, the poor animals it must have been awful for them.
I did read that every bang to us, is the noise of a bullet to a soldier, and still they bang!!!
Hope all the headaches are easing, mine is, fingers crossed, and the wind in the right direction ! lol
love Marg

Jan.moogie said...

Great cards Sue, really like this style of card but why haven't I ever thought of making a shaker card with them, because I dont think outside the box of course. Thanks for sharing these lovely cards and have a great day,hugs xxxxxxx

BenteS said...

Lovely and fun cards!
Beautiful with all the coloured sequins in the last one :))

Betty McAlister said...

Two gorgeous cards Sue. Those soft neopolitan colours of the first one are very feminine whereas the bright sequins of the second could well become a masculine card.
Loved all your new dies and the gorgeous cards you posted for our inspiration. Thank you for all your hard work.

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, what fun cards this morning my g. grandsons would love the colourful shaker card the colours are unusual but fun. hugs Shirleyxx

Brenda said...

Hi Sue, Two stunning cards, and so much inspiration, Thank you. Love Brenda xxx

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Two exquisite cards today, I love the shadow box dies they are so versatile. Congratulations on a great launch & I am looking forward to getting some of the dies & being able to make cards. Yvonne xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Two gorgeous cards-I love all your shadow box dies, they're such a brilliant idea.


Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love the shadow boxes, so unusual, fab cards

A Happercrafter6 said...

Lovely ideas here Sue.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I can't decide which card I like best. I like the first one with its vintage colours and the fact the you have crammed to many ornaments into the boxes and the second one because of the sparkly shakers. It really is such a versatile die set.


Sue MacFall said...

What great shadow box cards - especially love the second which I think even I could manage !!
Sue Mac

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Ywo gorgous shadow box cards, love them both.

June Horrocks said...

Morning sue stunning cards have fallen in love with these shadow box dies oh how I wish it was my birthday but Santa will call soon so I have a chance lol Thank you sue love always June horrocks xxxxxx

Kate's Cards said...

I really love this die. So many possibilities !

Anne said...

These shadow box dies are really growing on me as they are so versatile. I love these two cards.

Anne (Northampton)

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. Two amazing cards created from the shadow boxes its really hard to pick which one I like best.
Hugs and well wishes to all. Wendy

BridgetCG said...

Helllo Sue, 2 wonderful cards this morning, I have not got any of the shadow boxes dies yet, but can see that I "need" them. My favourite has to be the shaker card, because I love making them, however i really love the colours of the first card. Have a great Sunday everyone. Bx

Jackie Meechan said...

Two gorgeous cards. Love them both.
Thanks for your hard work showing off your new dies. They are all gorgeous and I' m sure I will have most of them on my wish list. But it is so long.

P Austen said...

Santa, Santa, don't be slow; Bring me this shadow box; Go man go. Hugs P Austen xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love both of these cards although they look very different- that's the beauty of a good die set and so quick into the bargain. Hope you have a good day after a very successful die launch.
Beverley W

Nananne said...

Loving all the shadow box cards, I wasn't too sure about these dies but now think they are a necessity and have added them to my wish list which is getting longer by the minute lol!
Anne xo

foxyg said...

Both these cards are stunning. Love the shadow box dies.

hazel young said...

Stunning shadow boxes Sue, love both styles you have created xx hazel

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the cards and the dies. love Jean Z xxxx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I love these shadow box cards. I think the first one is my favourite but only by a tiny bit. My Christmas wish list is getting longer and longer.

Love Rosemarie X X

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Two beautiful cards today. I love the shadow box dies. My favourite is the second one as I love the coloured bits you put in it.
It was lovely to see your new babies over the last few days and the cards you've made with them. You truly amaze me with how much work and thought you put into each collection.

Sunset Bay said...

These are gorgeous Sue but make a statement. xxx

Unknown said...

Morning Sue love the Shadow boxes and the dies are perfect for them .
Have a lovely day .xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love the shadow boxes and have several sets... The first post is definitely my favourite, but second is vibrant and has a wow factor....Thanks for a fab die launch weekend...

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue and two super ideas. Love the colours of the first card and the fun of the shaker card. Love from Jackie xx

Unknown said...

Love the Shadow boxand the dies are perfect fot them.
Have a lovely day xx

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful cards Sue.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
Two lovely cards today the colours of the first one are lovely but I do like a shaker card - such fun. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Sending hugs to Elaine and Andrew Tina and mick Tina and Peter June Sharon Betty and Tracey. Xxx
Norah many congratulations, I hope you got the shawl finished on time, mind you the way you knit you've probably finished 2 more since I saw you. Sending hugs xxx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Both cards are lovely but me being magpie when it comes to bling, the second one has a tiny edge on the first. You are so talented, thank you for sharing.
Hugs, Rose

Beryl said...

Two lovely cards.

Liz said...

Love the idea of turning the shadow box into a shaker card. Super cards. xx

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Great colour combo on the first card and love the bling on the shaker card. x

Yorks butterfly said...

HI sue, two beautiful cards and they show just how versatile the Shadow Box Dies are. I think the second one would be great for children.

Unknown said...

Morning sue and craft friends.

Love the shadow boxes they are so cool. Cards are great really like the shaker version that's clever. I'm hoping I might get the baby shadow box for Christmas as my friend Janice has been asking what I have n don't have lol.

Hope everyone is doin ok as I've not had time to catch up after the blogathon.
But I see congrats is in order for Norah with a new baby in the family xx

Netty The Runner said...

Both really beautiful cards Sue.
Annette x

Kim S said...

Two more beautiful cards

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, bit late this morning, could not motivate myself to get out of bed so keep taking catnaps. Now what a beautiful double act today with these two shadow box cards, they are both gorgeous but my favourite has got to be the second one as I love the wonderful coloured sequins in the shaker part, that really does swing it for me. I have everyone of the shadow boxes with the exception of the new dies that have just been launched...............Santa are you listening?

Looks like the knee has finished leaking, just taken dressing off and just a little tiny spot on there so I think we are well on the way now. Knee is still a bit stiff so I have to concentrate on lots more exercises now, got physio Tuesday, gulp!!

Elaine and Andrew, Tina and Mick, Tina and Peter, I hope things are getting better for you all, I am thinking of you every day xx

Congratulations Great Auntie Norah, that is wonderful news, hope mum and baby are doing well

Well best get myself motivated look at that time 10:30 and I still have not had a wash, dirty moo (my mum would have said).

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

Margaret R said...

Hi Sue
Two lovely cards. I must say I am liking the Shadow Box dies the more I see of them.
I think they will be on my Christmas Wish list.
Margaret xx

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
Two lovely cards, especially the first one. Thanks for sharing.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Love both your Shadowbox cards but I have a thing for shaker cards at the moment so it's the second one for me. Once again thank you for a spectacular new release and for sharing your wonderful cards

Norah congratulations on the arrival of your great niece, another wee baby to cherish.
Hope today is a better day for all who haven't been too well

Hugs and best wishes to everyone

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, two gorgeous cards. I like both of them. The first with the delicate soft colours and the second the colourful shaker sequins.

nattyboots said...

Happy Sunday Sue
WOW! what a beautiful card ,i love them both, with all your beautiful dies and the added new ones i have made a decision to make out a new wish list and your boxed dies must go to the top.

Andrews not too good again , he was given a calorie powder to drink that does not agree with him ,so he will have to try to get a different one if possible.

Hope you are all well and have a lovely day,sending big hugs to all who need one.
Take care
Elaine H X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely cards. So versatile, especially for male relatives or friends. WakeyL

Georgiana said...

Fabulous! Love the little window frames.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
My favourite.....I am so in love with the shadow box dies!!!! Wonderful them both!!!!!

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
Two beautiful cards today! I ve fallenfor the Shadow Box dies and I think may be investing very soon! The first card is my favourite but I like both. What a busy time you have had! Much appreciated. Thank you!
Love to all! Myra xxx

Suebak said...

Wonderful neapolitan colours that give a subtle but delicious effect here in your first shadow box card. You smashed it with the acetate idea in your second card. Thanks.

Susan x

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful, I especially love the sequin shaker card, such fun xx

Bejay said...

Wow! A couple of stunners today, Sue. I think the shaker card has to be my favourite as they are so much fun.
I was worrying about the noise from the fireworks last night having a dog and two cats but all we had was a couple of pops and fizzes and it was all over. I was quite shocked as with it being a Saturday I thought people would have gone to town.let's hope they haven't left it for to ight for so easy reason lol.
Happy Sunday everyone.
Bejay xx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, two gorgeous cards, love them both. The colours on the first are just my style and I love the sequins in the shaker version. Both are going in my inspiration folder. I gave in yesterday and ordered the In The Garden shadow box as an early birthday present to myself, it should arrive tomorrow - happy happy.

Norah - Congratulations on the safe arrival of your great niece.

A lovely bright and sunny but very cold day here, hope it is as nice for all Wilsonettes. I wish everyone a peaceful and pain free Sunday.


Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Two lovely cards. I think I like the second one best as it looks so crisp in white.

Love Helen xxx

CraftyJo said...

Loving that shaker card :)

Rosemary Stickland said...

Two great cards, my favourite is the shaker card.
Rosemary xx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Love both of these cards but if I had to choose I'd go for the first one, love the colours. Love to all Alison xxx

Rosie said...

Hi Sue
I do so love these shadow box dies, and the possibility of using them in so many different ways is unbelievable. I love both your cards, as they are both gorgeous.....
Love Rosie from Chorley....xxxx

Craftychris said...

Love these! The shaker is awesome! xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Two beautiful cards this morning but I have to admit I love the soft Neapolitan colours you have used on the first one.
The shadow box dies are really so versatile and are a great way of creating personalised cards.
Lesley S x

Tressa said...

Like both cards, think the second one might just have the edge.


Karen M said...

Hi Sue
Both are great cards but I do like the bling of number two,
thank you
Best wishes
Karen M

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous and beautiful card Sue, great design and dies
Gr Karin

Berina RGA said...

Such beautiful creations!! Love the balloons. So adorable!!

Jean said...

Amazing cards!

lritchie said...

Love these birthday dies, so versatile

Lori from Canada

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue,
Love the dies and cards today, you've put me in the mood for an ice cream!!!!
Congratulations to Great Aunt Norah.
love to all
Maureen xxx

Littlelamb said...

Love both of these cards Sue. They are so different but both gorgeous. Thank you for sharing these.

Stella Munn said...

I love all the Shadow Box collections & have a couple. You are so clever tho Sue as you never see a die 'as is' & always manage to get so ething different out of it. That's what I'm not so good at! I need to keep trying tho. Thanks for the inspiration xxx

Eunice said...

Two very different ways of using the same Shadow Box die awesome!! It is so great to see very different ways to use these dies that will make each card an original.

Unknown said...
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Onion Lady said...

Hi Sue

Two very nice cards. The first one has a lovely colour scheme and so much detail and interest. The second card is fun and jolly.
Great ideas as always!

Suzzette Yandle said...

Lovely set of shadow box cards. The colors you did on the "neapolitan" card are so dreamy! I grew-up with neapolitan ice cream!

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Thank you for last weeks new launch I don't know how you do it they keep getting better and better. I love todays double, your shadow box dies and your happy die are my favourites from this years collection. So many uses they are ideal. Elaine so sorry to hear Andrew is not feeling too good. June its great to hear your would is a little better.

Unknown said...

Love the cards, these dies are amazing, I must have them. Thank you for sharing your ideas x

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Wow!! Fabulous both! Very elegant and perfect for any recipient!

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Two gorgeous cards today I really can't choose a favourite I love them both
June I'm pleased to hear your knee is healing hurray!
Congratulations to North it's always lovely to welcome a new baby into the family
Healing hugs to all who need them

Unknown said...

To My Truly Wonderful Friend Sue
Sue I Love Double Card Days.....
"WOW WOW WOW" I Love Your Shadow Boxes And Today's Are No Exception
I Can't Choose Between Them As They Are Both As Equally Stunning As Each Other
I Love The Colour Combination Of The First, But I Also Love The Second As You've
Turned It Into A Shaker Card.
Sue Thank You So Very Much For Your Truly Hard Work Through Out The Promotion Of Your
New Launch Of Your Spectacular Dies.... I Appreciate Everything You Do.
I Was Thrilled To See On The Side Of Your Blog Your On Hochanda
For A One Day Special In December I'm Looking Forward To That Already.
Take Great Care My Dearest Friend Sue,
Warmest Wonderful Fond Wishes To Colin And Heather
Love And Huge Hugs ๐Ÿค— To Yourself Sue
Love From Sam xxx
Hugs To "All" Wilsonettes, Once Again Good Luck ๐Ÿ€ To Everyone In The ๐Ÿ†• Launch Dies Gifts, I'll Be Thrilled For You All, That May Win One Of These Tremendous Die Sets.
Like Our Wonderful Steph And Tina .T. Mentioned It Was A Truly Terrible Night We Had To Sit On The Sofa One Dog Either Side Of Us, Trying To Soothe Them, The Bangs ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ Were So Very Loud And Went On For A Very Long Time From 5 : 30 p.m. Until After Midnight It Was Horrendous

Unknown said...

Hi Sue, wow these are really great cars, I love the shadow box dies with so ,ugh that you can create with them, brilliant
Kathy B x

barbara macaskill said...

Oh my goodness! These are both absolute perfection!! The color palette on the first one is unique and SO pretty and the shaker elements on the second one makes my heart race!! Such a fun and inspirational release peek this week! I have added many of the new dies to my must have list!! TFS!

Pawprintx4 said...

These are both cards that anyone would be delighted in receiving. I love the second one best.
Stephanie K

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Two really beautiful cards, I love both cards, and the idea that you can 'compartmentalise' the shaker parts really appeals to me.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Unknown said...

wo wonderful cards, these shadow boxes are so versatile


Anonymous said...

Two lovely cards Sue,really like the shadow boxes.A great launch with lots of lovely dies to inspire us.Thank you for all your hard work.JJxx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Two Great Cards. I love the Shadow Box dies and these just prove how different they can look. I really like the shaker Card. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

CraftySuetoo said...

Hi Sue. A late visit for me today due to the awful weather we had last night, gale force winds, followed by the first snow of the season - not a happy bunny! At least there were no fireworks going off so pets happy. Two beautiful cards, love the second one especially.
Congratulations Norah on the arrival of your great niece. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Pattyb said...

Love these shadow box sets!!!!!!! Hope there's even more to come, especially with the
accessories! Your card is beautiful!
Hugs, Pattyb

Forgetful said...

One of the best sets ever!!!!!!!
Love, Angela.

Nicky said...

Hi Sue,
I love your Shadow Box cards. The shaker card version is a great idea.
Thank you for sharing.
Vรฉronique L

Nanny Jo said...

Beautiful cards, Sue, showing just how versatile the shadow box dies are. Jo x

Janet Wilson said...

Two lovely shadow box cards

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue,
Two lovely cards today. Love the idea of a shaker shadow box.

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Two gorgeous cards love how you make shadow box cards they look so lovely.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

liz spooner said...

I love the first one Sue but the second is just WOW.xx

Laura O said...

2 fab cards ,Laura O

karenlotty said...

A lovely way to use the shadow box dies One to definitely add to my must do list

jennywren said...

Hi Sue
I am just loving the new shadow boxes such a fantastic collection. Congratulations.
Jennywren x

Cathie said...

Love the shadow boxes. They do make great shaker cards.

Unknown said...

Good Sunday evening Sue and crafty friends
Sue I don't know how you could possibly think of doing a double day post after all the hard work you put in over the last few days. You really are too good to us. I love your shadow box dies and these two cards are glorious. I can't imagine how much foam tape you used on the shaker card it I'm glad you did, it's fabulous.
Congrats to great aunt Norah, sounds funny saying that as we have an auntie Norah in my family, my great great aunt.
Hope everyone either enjoyed bonfire night or coped with it. We stayed in with our little dog who was furious with all the loud bangs, running round barking all night and they were going off till the early hours. They're still going off now!!
Sending hugs to all my crafty friends. Stay cosy tonight, it's freezing outside brrrrr.
Love and blessings
Deb C xx

Unknown said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

I am a huge fan of the shadow box collection so today's double delight has been a real treat. I never tire of the design because it can be changed and mixed up to suit the recipient....and with all the newly released accompaniments the possibilities are now endless. It's very difficult therefore to have favourite designs or concepts so you have presented quite a challenge. If pushed i favour card one simply because the colours used are absolutely delicious....and i would never have thought to use the birthday part of the happy birthday either. That being said, the shaker card is divine and such a fun idea, love the sequins! I've put both cards safely in my must do file for later after i wade through my Christmas cards.
Still feeling hungover with a persistent migraine, hoping it starts to ease soon so limiting my time on ipad.
June, so glad your wound is showing signs of improvement, hopefully one dose of antibiotics will be enough to clear it. Hope you have a pain free nights restxxx
Elaine, sorry to hear Andrew is struggling, maybe the hospital can give him an alternative that wont upset his digestive system. Sending you both hugs.
Yvonne, hope you're feeling better honey, migraines are a killer and can really affect your day to day life, my sympathies to youxxx
Norah, huge congratulations on your new arrival, i hope you have the new addition collection, they would be so handy right nowxxx
Hugs to Pat, Pam, P, Maria, Theresa, Frances, Wheely, Alison, Deb C, Beth, Rebecca, Lorraine, Lynda, LInda and anyone i may have forgottenxxx

Love and crafty hugs


freedom99 said...

Hi sue

Wow another beautiful shadow box card I just love them. I'm collection the shadow box dies and I love them

All the best Pauline ( freedom99)

rachel said...

this is so very clever - love itxx

shabbycraftcabin said...

Love these shadow boxes collection. Love these cards. Ivy C x

Barbara said...

Two fantastic cards Sue!
I love the pastel colours of the first card but also love the bright sequins in the second one.
I have two of the Shadow Box dies but will be collecting them all as they are so versatile for male and female cards.

Theresa said...

these are so sweet. the shaker card looks great. fab, hugs xx

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Love these cards, love the shadow box dies they make such fun cards, fantastic collection.
Di B.

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Two fantastic cards sue x love the colours of the first one and the sequins on the second card are beautiful x
June so pleased your leg has stopped weeping so much x I've been worrying about it ! I expect by christmas you will be running round the block wondering what all the fuss was about x lol x sending hugs x
Laine hope your migraine shifts soon x I think a few of us have been suffering this week , must be the weather ? Sending you hugs x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

Sparrow said...

I like the shadow boxes, I am slowly getting them all.

Croquet Queen x said...

Hi Sue,
You definitely give us reason to craft!
Ab fab card.
L Dewar

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue two gorgeous cards so inspirational I love them both the shadow boxes are a grate idea Sue.
Love & Hug'sLynda Brock xx

Wacki Macky said...

Hi Sue, both cards are great and the Shadow Box dies are fab and they have gone to the top of my wishlist!

Thank you for such lovely cards,


DeCor said...

Love these birthday cards in the shadow boxes. Both so clever but I like the first one most. Thanks again for all your great dies and ideas.

Anonymous said...

Love the shadow box designs.
Ruth G Carlton Stockton on Tees

Dawn Holben said...

Sue i love both of these and have had fun making up the christmas one today.
I just love the whole idea of these and love making up the little bits from
from them.
I even managed to make a light up one from one of your designs and one of Johns

Tres said...

Hi Sue. WOW !!! Thank you for sharing these two gorgeous Birthday shadow box cards today !!! I really love them both. I love the colours of the first one and the shaker style part from the second one with the little sequins. Sorry this is a bit short but I am a bit unwell today. Congratulations on your fabulous die launch. Sending lots of love to you Sue from Tres x x x

Sending lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue and all your crafty crew
These shadow box dies are going to have to go on my Christmas list
They are so useful and the way you have used them is fantastic I like both but I think the first one is my favourite
Good luck folks and thank you Sue for your generosity giving away a set of each one of your new launch
Hugs to all that need one
Theresa G xx

ursula said...

Two beautiful cards, these shadow boxes are so versatile, can be used with so many die sets to adapt them to the occasion....thanks Sue....luv Ursula xx

Anonymous said...

Sue, this just may be my favorite group of dies you have done. I have one of the baby dies, but really need (want) a birthday one soon. These will be really successful. I'm sure of it. Update on Emily. Her bad day last Saturday was something that can't be explained. But we're trusting that God had her but decided to give her back. I believe we can change His mind with a lot of prayer. There's no other explanation for why Emily is still with us. But she is thriving, eating like a horse and will be going back to Duke Thanksgiving weekend to get the central line out. God is so good. The hardest part is she can't get close to anyone, including grandparents. Her sisters even stay at a distance from her. Just wanted to give an update as I know you and your followers have prayed for our precious Emily. Thank you. Myra from Florida

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Two fabulous shadow box cards - so different and hard to choose. The colours in the first one are beautiful but I think the shakers do it for me in the second one.
Really enjoyed the launch Sue, now trying to make a reasonable list - too hard !!!
Muriel x

Sandy H said...

Two gorgeous shadow box cards. I have this shadow box and have used it quite a lot but hadn't thought to make a shaker card with it. Thanks for another idea.
Not been able to keep up with all the comments recently. Sending my good wishes go to all who have been ill/had operations.
Congratulations on another successful die launch, Sue.
Take care everyone.

Annie Stamps said...

Two fabulous cards. I love your shadow box dies Sue. They are on my Christmas list.

Annie P

Linda Graham(Bordon) said...

Love the shadow boxes as you can do so much with them,lovely cards,thank you,Linda x

julie laz said...

Hi sue, I need this die, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

CathyinMN said...

Great cards! Love the shaker card!

sammi said...

Wonderful card! The shadowbox dies are just so fun! Thank you for the inspiration and chance to win!

Sammibug from Ohio

Gillyflower said...

Brilliant cards Sue! Hugs Gilly R x

gailgale said...

I love the Happy Birthday window dies.
Sooo cute!!!!

Unknown said...

Hi Sue

Two great cards, and very useful dies. love how completely different the cards look.

Best Wishes
Elaine Ann