Tuesday, 27 July 2021

You Don't Look A Day Over Fabulous

Hello bloggers!  I started today's card by inking a piece of  Yupo card with Citrus and Patina Alcohol inks.  I matted it with a piece of white card then a piece of black card.  I cut a larger pic of white card and picked up the same alcohol ink colours using a piece of scrunched up kitchen roll, then pouncing it all over the white card.  It gave a pretty dotty look to the card.  I added the centre piece with mounting foam to the larger white card with the alcohol ink dots.  I cut a Cosmos Flower in white then glittered it and added it to the corner.  I used Lace Edged Leaves cut in white as an accent.  I cut the Word Fabulous twice in white card and stacked them, then glued it to the card.  I stamped the rest of the sentiment from the Fabulous Die/Stamp Combo set and cut it out with the tag die in the set.  I added it above the Bold word with mounting foam.   The card was completed with white mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 8"  x  8"  in size.    All for now,  Sue x

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kittyedavies47@gmail.com said...

Morning Sue.
Wow this is a fabulous card thank you.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Steph Cotterill said...

WOW as the title says..... Fabulous. A stunning piece of Sue Wilson inspiration.
Stay well and keep caring everyone. Sending love xx

CraftyCoffey said...

Great card today.


BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, absolutely love this card, especially the bright zesty colours, just lovely on a bit of a dull morning. Take care and stay safe everyone. Bx

hazel young said...

Gorgeous cards Sue, really love the colours and the sentiment on the first card. p.s. not sure if you made two cards or just changed the sentiment xx

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Good Morning all.
A gorgeous card again today. I just love the beautiful colours and the fabulous way you have put them all together.
Have a good day.
Marie P.


Handmade by Donna x said...

Hi Sue and everyone, definitely a fabulous card and I love the sentiments. Both work fabulously lol.
Higs Donna xx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Great card Sue
Love it.
Jan x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
You always have such amazing ideas and as shown your sentiments can be adapted to suit the card. Take care everyone x

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue, fabulous card
Marion S x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh my goodness what a fantastic colour you have created on the yupo paper, I have some of that paper but not used it because I had forgotten how to, now know. Any of a you tube or video to show us how. A beautiful sample today, love it.

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

Clai01 said...

Nice to see green being used again also x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a fabulous card. . The colours are gorgeous and the sentiments are great.

Barbara V

June Horrocks said...

.love this sue what a. Fab card sue who wouldn’t Love to receive thiis beautiful card on your special day the colours are perfect and love the flowers are so pretty
Love always sue stay safe my friends June Horrocks

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Beautiful card Sue x the effect on the yupo looks amazing and I love how you have blotted the ink on the white card to give a different effect x the cosmos flower is so pretty as are the lace edged leaves x both sentiments are lovely x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Are there 2 different cards here? One says "You look" Fabulous and one says "You don't look a Day Over" Fabulous. Love how you have created the backgrounds using the ink in different ways to create different looks in the same colours.


karenlotty said...

I think it’s definitely two cards LISBETH but they are both Fabulous

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Fabulous cards with either sentiment, I love both backgrounds with your alcohol inks. Yvonne xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, fun sentiment! Judy from Prosser

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, I've never seen such small ink dots being created by using scrunched up kitchen roll; thought you had spattered them on via a brush. This technique is obviously a lot cleaner. Love the card. WakeyL

Muriel said...

Hello Sue snd all
What a gorgeous green you have created with the alcohol inks. Really sets the cards off with the Fabulous sentiment die and the stamps. Always liked the cosmos, one of my go tos
Muriel x

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Brilliant cards today. And yes I think so too ... there are two different cards. BUT ... Both are FABULOUS. I love them. They looks fresh and clean looking. Thankyou Sue. Sending hugs 🤗 and best wishes to everyone who needs them today
Kind regards Ann Toppcards in Leeds.

Grannyjanny1 said...

Hi. Sue. A lovely card with beautiful elemmennts. Thankyou.
Grannyjanny from Kippax.

Jackie T said...

Good morning Sue this is a gorgeous card. Have a good day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Fabulous card today - and I don't know it seems a little bit different from some of the others you have done. Love the colours and again 'the simplicity' seems to make it work....

zoemo said...

Love how you’ve achieved the different looks but using the same colours. #ILoveParticraft

Zoe in Pencoed x

Owlish said...

Now that colours you don't see often who knows why not as this card and your inspiration is gorgeous and brilliant love it.
Owlish Xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Two gorgeous cards. Like them both.

Love Helen xx

Netty The Runner said...

Great card Sue, love the look of the pouncing technique.
Annette x

Lynne L said...

Two fabulous cards I love the background you've created on the yupo paper The sentiments both work really well

ursula said...

Wow a real striking colour card, love it.....luv Ursula xx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue love that we get two cards today, both are "fabulous" and the colour scheme is also "fabulous"

Crafty Cruiser said...

Very striking card! Lovely!
Doreen R

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a pretty card and I love the way you created the 'pounced' background to match the main panel.


CraftyJo said...

Love the rich colours of the centre :)

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous card, love the colours and the sentiments

Love and hugs to everyone

Eunice Astle said...

Love the colors you have used Sue, very rich!!!

Suzzette Yandle said...

An interesting alcohol ink technique using paper towel to pounce the ink onto card. Using paper towels this way never entered my mind. One of the things I can depend on your craft sharing is your techniques from "out of the box". Thank you Sue. Hugs

CCM said...

Fabulous - is the right word to describe today's cards.
Interesting way to create the background. Great technique with the kitchen roll, must give it go.

Hugs from Toronto to you all.
Stay safe and healthy.

sued99 said...

An absolutely stunning card. I love it! X

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue
Another fantastic card for us today. Green is not my fav colour but your design is lovely
The flowers 🌸 👀 great just setting it of perfectly
I hope you and your family are well
Please take care my friend
🤗 Theresa G

Betty McAlister said...

Certainly a fabulous card for us today. Love the background colours xx

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card!
Hugs x
Heather T

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This is another FABULOUS card, in my colours.

Sandra said...

I like the richness of the background and it works so well with the Fabulous die cut.

Sandra Smith
Queen Creek

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