Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Daisy Stained Glass

Hi there my crafty friends!   I had a piece of Pixie Powdered background that I used to start this card.  It used Midnight Blue and Purple Violet Pixie powders.  Next I cut the Daisy Stained Glass out of black card, then sprayed it with glue and coated it with Black Glitterbitz.  I attached it to the pixie powder background, then added dries clear glue to the two daisy centres.  I filled them in with medium micro beads and allowed them to dry.  I matted it on to a white piece cut with the Double Stitched Rectangles, then a slightly larger mat cut out of black.  I cut two of the Ava die in white and glued them to a larger piece of coconut white card in opposite corners.  I completed the card with white on white mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 7"  x  8 1/4" in size.

I have a Mini Festive release to share with you starting here tomorrow at 6am for the next four days.  There are only 11 die designs in this release, but I think they are really different and fun!   They haven't been premiered on a pre-order release so it may be the first time you are seeing them.   Have an open mind!   I hope to see you back then! All for now, Sue 

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hollyberry said...

I love your stained glass dies and today's card is beautiful. Love the dark colours behind the die and the glitter on it.
Looking forward to the new release of dies,you have me intrigued. It will be nice to see some for the first time time on here instead of in all the emails pushing the pre orders! said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely quick card.
Sue I had a look at some of your new dies they are brilliant, thank you.
Take care it is cooler today, Kitty.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is lovely, your stained glass dies are some of may favourites to use. Have a great day everyone. Bx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Today's card is gorgeous! What a great idea spraying the Daisy stained glass die cut with glue then covering it with the Black Glitterbitz! Looking forward to seeing your new release!
Hugs x
Heather T

Marion Scott said...

Love this card Sue, love all your stained glass dies. Am intrigued and looking forward to seeing your new release of dies.

Marion S x

carol edwards said...

Each one of your stained glass cards are special, this one is no exception. Love the white behind too. Look forward to seeing your new dies. Xx

Unknown said...

Wonderful card today! Two lovely design ideas, using the black glitterbitz and micro beads in the centres of the flowers. It gives it a bit of a mixed media feel. Fab combination of colours of Pixie powder. Debra x

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue x xhazel

Netty The Runner said...

Lovely card Sue. Can’t wait to see your new release.
Annette x

Steph Cotterill said...

Oh Sue what do I say - absolutely gorgeous, wow, that background is stunning and I do love your stained glass collection, how can you love and want something so desperately and still not have it, if only money was no object instead of counting every penny but that's life - right ?
At last no sneaky peaks how special is that, no pre-launch emails spoiling our excitement and I can't wait ☺ knowing how you've thrown so many different style dies into the mix over the past few launches, there is no way we can even pre-empt what's on the way, may be I should get a euro millions ticket this week lol.
Thanks for a really beautiful sample, and I'll be one of hundreds waiting in anticipation for tomorrow's big surprise. Enjoy your day xxx

Unknown said...

Hi sue,

Love the look of the stained glass die, it's something I've not tried yet but need to as the results are stunning!
Looking forward to seeing yr new dies.

Di Di from broadstairs Kent.

Unknown said...

Another whole day before we can see the first one!

You've struck upon a magical combination with the midnight blue and purple Pixie Powders, but this card seems so dark. I wonder if silver might have worked in this card to brighten it up. But I like the idea of glitterbitz where the stained glass leading would be.

Suddenly feeling sleepy!

Best of Wednesday's to you!


Betty McAlister said...

Morning Sue. A beautuful stained glass card. Look forward to seeing your extra new releases, a lovely surprise xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, beautiful creation this morning, lovely rich blue colours too.

Oh a mini release, looking forward to that xx

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

Kate's Cards said...

I always love the Pixie Powder backgrounds and you have used this one so successfully to produce a well balanced card. Love it! Xx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful and dramatic look giving us another very effective way of using the Daisy Stained Glass die. The Ava works as a stunning frame.
Looking forward to seeing the mini launch.x

BenteS said...

Lovely card!
The Stained Glass dies are so versatile, and I love the Pixie powder backgrounds :))

CraftyCoffey said...

Gorgeous card, love the background. Looking forward to seeing your new Dies.


Jacqui O A said...


Unknown said...

Good Morning Sue

A lovely quite dramatic card. I love the background that you have created using the Pixie Powders.

Have a great day

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

ClareW said...

GM Sue. Great card. Fab background.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I love the stained glass dies.
Looking forward to your reveal tomorrow.
B xx

ahappycrafter50 said...

That’s lovely. I have used this die a lot - so useful. A mini release - how exciting.

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Love all your Stained Glass dies and I can see from the close-ups that this one really glows when the light catches the mica, glitter and microbeads in the flowers...

A mini Festive release?...what a fabulous surprise...bring it on!


Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all

All the favourites in one card - stained glass, pixie powders, blues and lovely glitter - gorgeous !
Can't wait for the new surprise extra festive collection, lovely not to have a peek first

Muriel x

Yorkie girl said...

Good morning Sue and everyone
I do love pixi powders and the way you create beautiful backgrounds with them i# amazing
Lovely card this morning Sue you remain my die cutting inspiration
Have a lovely day
Take care folks
Theresa G xx

karenlotty said...

I love your stained glass window dies and have a few I must hoik them out and play with them again
Stunning background and the addition of Glitterbitz really makes it look very opulent
A mini release? Intriguing especially as you’ve said “keep an open mind” I can’t wait

Anne said...

I love this card,

Scottydog said...

A beautiful card, the stained glass dies are so versatile & the pixies are just made for them! Looking forward to seeing this surprise release! Exciting! Thank you Sue!

margaret driscoll said...

Good Morning Sue
Lovely card today!
Love Marg

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I really love the effect of this card and the colour is stunning. So pleased to see the micro beads being used - I actually got mine out yesterday and used them on a card, the first time for a long while and was very pleased with the result. Am looking forward to your mini-release tomorrow. Sending best wishes

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Lovely card, must get my micro beads out not used them for ages.

June Horrocks said...

Love your card today sue thank you so much the blue is stunning
Love June Horrocks xxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue

Never get tired of seeing Pixie powder backgrounds. A lovely card today.

Heather R Oxfordshire

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely love stained glass windows & this one I really love, the dark pixie powders background is stunning. Looking forward to seeing your new release. Yvonne xx

Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes
Gorgeous card and my all time favourite pixie powders background

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a lovely day all
Hunnymummy54 from MK

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Lovely card this morning Sue.... although..... the stained glass are not my's still a lovely card. I love the pixie powder background. Thankyou Sue. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

dj from kettering said...

I had forgotten about the micro beads, not
used mine for ages, must get them out again!

Doreen x

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I think this is a very elegant card today. It could make a nice sympathy card as it is quite simple. Can't wait for the mini release.


Tressa said...

Gorgeous card.


Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I am not a fan of your stained glass dies but this is pretty.You have me intrigued can't wait for tomorrow.

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all.
Such a stunning card this morning , the back ground colours from the Pixie powders are stunning. I love how you have covered the stained glass frame with Glitterbitz. I love reading how you have created you cards like on this one. Looking forward to having a peep tomorrow.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all... Wendy

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,

that´s an amazing card with a great background.
Can´t wait to see the new dies tomorrow…

Rolf xxx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue,a beautiful card. I love how you have glittered and then framed your daisy stain glass die cut to make a bigger card. Looking forward to your mini die release tomorrow.

Maria said...

Morning Sue and everyone.
Gorgeous card, looks a bit dark first but close up we can see the
beautiful colours made with the pixie powders, so nice to the stained
glass window dies.
hugs Maria x

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Gorgeous card the glitterbitz looks great on the leading love the colours you've used Oh how exciting to have a surprise festive launch can't wait to see what delights you have in store for us!

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card. love Jean Z xxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Oh how I love a Pixie Powdered background with your stained glass dies.
A lovely card for today.
Lesley S x

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Beautiful card Sue. I bought 3 of your stained glass window dies ages ago and still haven't tried them so I think today's posting may just be the push that I need.
Thank you so much.
Marie P/

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love this card and the simple way you have created a picture. Glittering the frame and adding micro beads all add to its beauty. The Ava die makes lovely corners and I like that you have left two corners empty, classy.

A mini festive release? What a lovely surprise and with your hint to keep an open mind I cannot imagine what you have in store for us!


Anonymous said...

Hi Sue managing a bit of a catch up today before I go back to mum tomorrow. The focal panel with the glittered frame looks great very striking card. Love from Jackie xx

Chris Curry said...

I adore this card, gorgeous. Looking forward to tomorrow’s mini release too 👏👏👏. Thank you Sue, have a good day. Xxx

Anonymous said...

Just SPLENDID! Really gorgeous card Sue - and what a wonderful way to use the Ava die in the two corners. I REALLY, REALLY like this one, and am going to have a try at it myself as i need to make a card for a dear friend who is celebrating her birthday next week. Thank you so much for all your beautiful creations over the years and your faithful hard work. God bless you!
Love and hugs Jersey Pauline X

scrAPpamondo said...

Fabulous textures on this card, it's so tactile!

jean.phillips1 said...

Good afternoon Sue, beautiful card! Looking forward to seeing what you have to show us tomorrow! Love Jean xxx

CraftyJo said...

Beautiful! I am intrigued now....'Have an open mind!' ;)

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful card with a great background Sue

Craftychris said...

Ooh this is stunning! xxx

Jean said...

So pretty!

Suzzette Yandle said...

Beautiful. And a couple more ideas for your stainglass dies by adding glitter to the stainglass paper caming and micro beads to the center parts. I do enjoy making cards with your stainglass dies. Please keep those ideas coming to us crafters.

Brenda said...

Hi Sue, I love your stained glass window die, this one is in my collection. I have used mine in different ways but never thought of adding micro beads to the centre of the flower - I will definitely use them next time....... Thank you for your inspiration. Hugs Brenda xxx

lovestamping said...

My favourite colours with the pixie powders and love the Ava dies added on to the corners. Thanks.

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
I just love pixie powder backgrounds and they work so well with your stained glass dies. Looking forward to seeing the new mini festive release tomorrow

Love and hugs to everyone

Clai01 said...

lovely card Sue as one of my favourite dies. x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely stunning, love it. The pixie powder colours you've chosen are sublime. Looking forward to the mini release.
Love and hugs to all, Alison xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love the stained glass range of dies and the effects you can create to decorate. This is a beautiful post. Looking forward to tomorrow.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Such a really pretty card !!
Interesting ...... I wonder what you have in store for us over the next 4 days... I am intrigued and I don't do 'patience' hahaha. I'm looking forward to it !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Barbara said...

Beautiful card Sue!
I love all the stained glass dies.

Di said...

Hi Sue,

Love the stained glass effect cards, the daisy is so pretty, would love to see it in real life. The micro beads is a great touch.
Di B.x

sued99 said...

Fabulous card. Very intriguing to hear about your new release. X

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue gorgeous card I love the stained glass window Dies & your background has the wow factor
Love Lynda xx

ursula said...

This is a stunning card, just love that pixie background, colours so vibrant, also the idea of glitterbitz on the cut out....makes it pop...look forward to your mIni festive collection release tomorrow, love surprises....some more money to be spent!! luv Ursula xxx

Rose in Chester said...

Oh Sue,
things are looking up for me - My fridge/freezer packed up during Sunday - now been replaced, I think my speech is getting better (just the scrawl/handwriting to perfect), the extreme heat has left for now and it's been raining!!
And on top of that there are the mini festive collection release tomorrow to look forward to - YIPPEEE.

Rose in Chester said...

Hello again Sue,
And that card is divine - the background is exquisite.
Forgot to say in my msg ...

Latenight SandyH said...

Gorgeous card. Love the pixie powder background. The Ava dies in the corners behind the stained glass panel creates a totally different look. So pretty.
I've been AWOL for a few weeks as my DH has been ill. He's much better now but I'm struggling to get back to normality again.
Take care everyone.

Jan.moogie said...

Another stunning card but for some reason I always seem to be a bit behind on me comments. Thanks for sharing Sue love this fabulous card. hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Sandra said...

This card is so lovely card. I really like the way you placed the stain glass part on top of the lacey die cuts. You are always inspiring.

Littlelamb said...

A beautiful card. Love the stained glass effect. Thank you.

Pawprintx4 said...

All the stained glass dies are among my favorites and the daisy is no exception. They are so versatile and here is yet another take on this pretty die.I did a double take on your background...thought it was an embossing folder at first.
Take care all,
Stephanie K

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue,
Pretty card. I have only used micro beads once on the snowflake background die using double sided sheets, and was surprised how heavy the card was. I will now try them with glue in smaller areas. Thank you.
Best wishes