Tuesday, 14 September 2021


Hello bloggers!  I started by cutting the Christmas Big Bold Word out of black card.  I glued it to a piece of clear acetate.  Working from the back of the acetate, I filled in the letters one at a time with dries clear glue and sprinkled on polished silk glitter.  I started with the letters that I wanted to be darker colours, then finished up with the white glitter in the "H".  I set it aside to dry overnight, then added a multi-layered frame using the Clipped Corner Rectangles.  I made a wider white base frame then added a thinner black frame on top.  I covered a piece of white card with a sticky adhesive sheet, then peeled the backing paper off and coated it with Frosted Sparkle Glitterbitz.  I added this as a backing behind the framed Christmas word.  The card was completed with white and black mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 7"  x  8 1/4"   in size.  All for now. Sue x

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kittyedavies47@gmail.com said...

Morning Sue.
A lovely bright and cheerful card thank you.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, how beautiful this looks, and love your colour choice in the words, this is something that you could batch make too, and leave to dry overnight, great idea.

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

Steph Cotterill said...

If you've never tried polished silk glitter then it's a real treat, it has to be the finest you'll ever use, it feels like silk it feels beautiful you really should treat yourself and unlike the cheap rubbish the recipient won't find an envelope full of nasty scratchy glitter. A lovely sample today Sue xxx

BridgetCG said...

Morning Sue, todays card is just awesome, love the dimension and the glittered word. Take care and stay safe everyone. Bx

Clai01 said...

Great colourful card x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
A great card for batch making I love all the glitter.Take care everyone x

Handmade by Donna x said...

Hi Sue and everyone a great and quick but fun card today Sue. I was just thinking how fine that glitter was as I read Stephs comment. I've never tried this glitter but I know I'm going to have to look for some now on my next crafty shop.
Hugs Donna xx

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue, fabulous card, love the colours and I agree with Steph, this glitter is the best
Marion S x

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Hello there Sue and all.
A beautiful big bold card Sue Every thing about it is classy.
Thank you for the inspiration.
Marie P.


Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
Love this and can imagine die cutting lots of colours then batch making. Must try the glitter- sounds gorgeous !
Muriel x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. Love the sparkle and the colours of the letters. Lovely for batch making.

Barbara V

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card, I’m sure the card looks amazing in real life as a photo can’t really do justice to the glitter.
B xx

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Happy Tuesday everyone x
Love those colours. I would love to have the patience to make a card like this but my impatience always gets the better of me and I would probably start ‘poking’ the glitter before it was dry. Lol x
I bet this is one of those cards that looks even better ‘in the flesh’. It looks fabulous but ‘in real life’ the true beauty of those amazing glitters will be spectacular x
Crafty hugs x
Yvonne x

June Horrocks said...

Big is beautiful birthday just amazing sue the colours are so strong thank you sue stay safe my friends love
June horrocks xxxxxxxxxn

karenlotty said...

Love it Especially the traditional Christmas colours I still haven’t tried this technique

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue.This is what I would call a wow card. And what a great Christmas card it is too. It's what Christmas is all about ... fun ... colourful ... And full of bling. I think this is ideal for the teenage kids . Thankyou Sue.
Sending hugs 🤗 and best wishes to everyone who needs them today.
Kind regards Ann Toppcards in Leeds

dj from kettering said...

Such a cheerful, colourful card that anyone
would love to receive!

Stay safe,

Doreen x

Lynda said...

Good morning Sue and all

Wow what a fabulous card the polished silk glitter looks amazing ( unfortunately I do not have these glitters but I think they will have to go on my Christmas list)
Love the big bold lettering l’am on my 5th one this week

Stay Safe Everyone hugs to all.Lymda Croft X

Anonymous said...

this is definitely very sparkly Christmas Card! WakeyL

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
What a bright and cheerful card!
Hugs x
Heather T

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A fabulous eye catching sparkly card. Yvonne xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous card, it just shouts Christmas from the big bold word die to the colours of the polished silk glitters

Thanks Steph for the sound advice xx

Love and hugs to everyone

Beryl said...

A lovely card. Love the colours.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. A lovely sparkly Christmas card today and we all know how much I love glitter for Christmas. Love it.


hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue xx

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Great card.

Love Helen xxx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a great card and I love the glittered letters although I think I would use Christmas red or holly green for the outline and frame and match the glitters accordingly.


Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Great post, do love these bold sentiment dies....

Maria said...

Hi Sue
a festive ,colourful card. Like PP say, Sure it
look fabulous in your hand.
Maria x

ursula said...

Lovely colours used here on this card, making it very festive....love the bold letter die...luv Ursula xx

CCM said...

A colorful card and a design that will work perfect with the Birthday Big Bold Word die using different colors for each letter as well. Thanks for the idea , Sue.

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

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This is such a stunner of a card. And so elegant, too.

Eunice Astle said...

Very colorful card Sue, love the Big Bold Word dies!!!!

lindyloo12Somerset said...

Love it!

Judy Hollers said...

Beautiful card. I'm always searching for card supplies suitable for make man cards, and these Big Bold Word Dies would make a wonderful card for a man. Thank you for the inspiration! Hugs, Judy Hollers from NC

Scottydog said...

Another sample showcasing your bold words, demonstrating the versatility of these Dies. Every card looks different just be changing the colours or backgrounds. Than’ you Sue.

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue Lovely colourful glittery card Steph I agree the polished silk glitter is really soft to the touch I love it!

Fikreta said...

Beautiful card.