Thursday, 2 March 2017

Love You

Hi crafters!   I just "love" this "Love" card, so simple, but with a lovely floral element!  I started by simply cutting the Love Perspectives die into a piece of coconut white card.  I added the small "you" below it.  I added mounting foam to the back of it to raise it for dimension.  I decided to use a piece of decorative paper from Graphic 45 from my craft stash to show through the lettering.  For the floral element, I cut the Exquisite Poppies several times to create two flowers.  I inked the edges of the flowers with Chic Viola Colour Cloud ink and scrunched them.  I added the stamen die cut in white and then used white micro beads in the centre of that.  I seated the flowers on a bed of  white satin ribbon, white tulle, Trailing Ivy, Lace Edged Leaves and Olive Branch die cuts.  Two matching stick pins were added to complete the arrangement.  White on white mats were the final touch.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x  8" in size.  All for now, Sue x






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149 comments:

Pam said...

Stunning card Sue, it's lovely , I love it.
Myra, Hallelujah that Emily has been given the good news, you all must be so thrilled and now she can be a proper little girl, playing, friends and most of all getting those precious cuddles. I'm so happy for you I'm tearful.
Now we need to see our Amdrew get the same news, Elaine, hope the treatment today goes well.
Donita, found that craft room yet? I know where mine is but it has so much in it it should be called a craft warehouse. No chance of crafting in there. I like to craft in the lounge or conservatory. Think my bungalow is being taken over.
Carmen, my brother lives in New Hamoshire, when it snows there it really snows, so I know where you are coming from.
Tracey and Pat have a wonderful meet up today, it will be so much fun. Don't forget to let us know how it went. This blog has generated so many friendships it is wonderful.
Ihugs to all.N

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, absolutely stunning and I love the flowers.
Nancyd xx

Jan.moogie said...

WOW WOW WOW Sue this is gorgeous and those flowers and stick pin are to die for.Have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxx

hollyberry said...

Amazing card.

Craftynetty said...

This is such a delightful, pretty card Sue and I love the colours. The poppies die set is high on my list to buy this year and this card has moved it up a couple of places! Thank you.

Jan on the Fosse said...


Hi Sue
Wow what a beautiful card it's amazing. I think it is just stunning.
Jan x

Christine Collins said...

Just Beautiful, Sue. I love the simplicity of this and then the stunning flowers add a gorgeous element that's sets this card off, so pretty.
Chris xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card Thank you.
Take care Kitty.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Would it be wrong to say "You Too" ??! 😊 lol.
Now this is what I call a Sue Wilson card, the beauty of the dies, your design, and of course, your signature flowers and stick pins, absolutely beautiful. Imagin a crafter making this for her Groom to be to receive on their wedding day, or as an anniversary card - perfect. Another that if I were you would not be able to use as a Wednesday giveaway ! A beautiful way to start the day, thank you. You deserve a hug for making me smile this morning ☺

Thinking of Tina E, Clare & family xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh wow Sue how gorgeous is this, elegant with the beautiful flowers you have created too, perfect, it doesn't need anything else on the front at all.

I was reading through yesterdays comments this morning and someone asked what sweeties I got for the candy machine I am making, well they were skittles. My treat cups arrived yesterday so I know what I will be doing today.

My Christmas card yesterday turned out really well, it is amazing how I give 14 ladies the example and they come up with their make on it, just goes to show how everyone's perceptions are different.

Elaine will be thinking of Andrew today, hope all goes well.

Pam as always you have condensed everything for us, thank you so much.

The stories on here are amazingly funny, from royalty with PP to loosing craft rooms - what are we all like, a lovely blog family is what I say.

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

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this card is really gorgeous, love the delicate colour of the paper and the flowers. Take care all and have a great day. Bx

Marion Bull said...

Morning Sue, you have given us another beautiful example of how to use your dies. This card is gorgeous - quite simply beautiful!

Maggie B xx

rosiejt said...

And I love that!

Narrowboat girl said...

WOW Sue. Such a simple but stunning card. And stick pins too, I have missed those on your cards lately

SueJ said...

A lovely pretty card Sue, very elegant as well.

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Love this card! The perspectives die is beautiful but for me it's the finishing touches that you've added that make it perfect.
Myra in Florida, so pleased for you and your family, Emily is such a brave little girl. I'll echo Pam's comments (again)! Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Dragonsnap2 said...

Fabulous card, Sue. Just what I need for an anniversary card I need to make today. I love it.
Elaine, hope Andrew's treatment goes ok today.
Pam, summed up nicely again.
Crafty hugs to all. Stay safe and warm.
D xx

Anonymous said...

Oh lordy, Sue, this is just plain gorgeous! All of it. Great to see your lovely stick pins again! No more to be said.
Myra Florida - such good news about Emily, hurrah!
Pat and Tracy - enjoy your meet-up. Envious. Carmen, would love a trip to Canada!!
Donita - know the feeling - Sue has a long time ago seen my dreadful mess (not in person of course!) as I tried to shame myself into clear up but it hasn't happened yet. Still using Mr P's desk when not in occupation, much to his patient annoyance.
Theresa G - do hope things go well for your pooch. Worrying times.
Thanks for extra hugs everyone, still need some for ginger Harry - such a happy gentle boy but with a tumour on nose and now gone blind. Three ops, no apparent pain, eating hugely, lots of purrs still.
Hugs to all.

'P' in Wales

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

Karen Derbyshire said...

A really lovely card Sue, Something I would send to a special friend.

Linda Graham said...

Beautiful card Sue,pretty and I love the colour you have used,lovely,thank you,Linda x

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

The background paper really highlights the gorgeous flowers and the die cut 'birthday' is perfect.

Barbara (C) said...

A beautiful card and the flowers add such a lovely element to the card. BarbaraC

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Love the LOVE. Fab floral element.

P Austen said...

Morning Sue, Most definitely a Sue Wilson card with gorgeous flowers , bows and stick pins. Beautiful!! Will have to give this one a trial run. Hugs xx P Austen

dorothy cattanach said...

Good Morning Sue. a Beautiful card. Love the colours and the Floral fiish. Have a Lovely Day. Thank you for sharing with us.
Dorothy. xxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful, elegant design with stunning floral embellishment.x

hazel young said...

Stunning card xx hazel

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
lovely, lovely card. Beautiful colors, the color cloud on the favorite poppies and lovely to see the trailing ivy too.
hugs
Muriel x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
This is my favourite type of card it is perfect I wouldn't change a thing. Elaine I hope Andrews treatment goes to plan today. Lovely news about Emily now she can make up for lost time. P thinking about you.

Chris Curry said...

This is a gorgeous card Sue. I LOVE everything about it, anyone would I am sure. Thank you, have a good day. Xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love the design the dies are amazing and the flowers are just so pretty. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and Sisters of the Blog Plus A Few Men,

Okay, until now I wasn't a fan of the Perspectives range, but your LOVE won me over, especially with that floral print behind it.
What I really, really like is the variety of greenery in white. Although was that a hint of purple in the olive branch? Also, my objection to the lace-edged leaves looking like a doodle has yielded to an observation that with all the other leaves, they're part of the normal creative riot that God puts into his designs.
Glad you found your heat tool, Diane Green. It had its joke at your expense and now it has come out of hiding.
Happy birthdays, happy cancer-free day, happy last chemo and so sorry for the loss of your pet. Collectively we go through everything, don't we?
Love,
Donita

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all.. Beautiful card this morning , I just LOVE it. Every detail and finishing touches are just beautiful. I love how you have created he flowers using the Poppy die...... Wendy

Netty The Runner said...

Stunning, I love the simplicity of this card, the flowers and leaves etc are just gorgeous.
Annette x

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

Firstly apologies for not commenting yesterday. I had so much to do and then fell asleep trying to comment! I loved it he card it was (is) gorgeous.

However, today's card is one of my absolute favourites. I saw this card for the first time at Ally Pally and asked Sue which dies had made the flowers. I had to buy them there and then. I have not regretted that decision, they are so versatile. I love the colours used on the card and love the elegant simplicity of it. Absolutely gorgeous.

Myra, great news about Emily.

It's strange isn't it that although I do not own the candy machine die set, I found myself deciding which sweeties would look good in it yesterday while I was in the supermarket?

Well after almost a year and a half of pain and annoyance, today is the day I finally get my shoulder operated on. Looking forward to getting it sorted but I won't be able to use it for a while. So no crafting. I will just have to watch Sues videos instead.

Love Helen xxx



Debra K. said...

Absolutely gorgeous card today Sue! Your floral element with the added stick pin and tulle along with the pretty paper really made a simple die cut look wonderful. Debra x

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A truly stunning card! Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue and everyone,
Wow, a truly stunning card today. I have bought this perspective die and matching stamp. This us in my all time favourite colour. If someone asks me to make a card and gives me freedom of what colour to use I always reach for this colour.
So pretty Sue and beautiful in every way. Thank you for sharing it with us.
Hugs to everyone xx

Dawn Searle

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card for us today. Very elegant and one I would love to receive. Love the colours as well.

Love Rosemarie X X

Suemac said...

Simply Stunning !

Denise Bryant said...

Love the colors and embellishments! Gorgeous card!

Lynda Mellor said...

Good morning Sue, this is exquisite!!!
Have a good one!!!
Loopy Lyndaxxx

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card, really like the paper used in the background.m
Michele

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card. I must try scrunching the poppies, they look fabulous.
B xx

TDQ Karen said...

Beautiful such fresh colours I love it xx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card this morning, I love everything about it! Love and hugs Alison xx

Betty McAlister said...

Stunning card Sue. Your viola poppies really are exquisite, with their pretty leaves and trailing ivy, and with your beautiful
stick pins peeping out. Your Love Perspective die backed with such pretty paper is perfect too.
Myra,in Florida, so pleased to hear Emily's good news.
Helen good luck with your operation today.
P thinking of you and your lovely 'babies'.
Good luck to Andrew for his last chemo.
Enjoy your day everyone. X

Catherine Lyons said...

A beautiful card and those flowers and stick pin are devine .Catherine xx

DeCor said...

Thoroughly delightful card today Sue. Love everything about it. The poppies look fab with all the variety of finishing touches.

DeCor said...

Thoroughly delightful card today Sue. Love everything about it. The poppies look fab with all the variety of finishing touches.

DeCor said...

Thoroughly delightful card today Sue. Love everything about it. The poppies look fab with all the variety of finishing touches.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
As you say a simple card but stunning with it. Your flowers look lovely in every colour way you make them. Yvonne xx

marg said...

Hello Sue
Love the card today, and amazed how different the Poppies look in another colour!Nice to see Stick Pins again!
Love Marg

Kim Dibben said...

Beautiful card Sue xx love it xx love Kim D

CHERYL Brown said...

Hi Sue,

Definitely a stunning simplistically style of card. Just goes to show there is no need for OTT flourishes on everything. Ticks all my boxes.

Very windy and heavy rain at times here in my little corner of Somerset. Doris might have missed us out but this band of bad weather hasn't. Luckily though nothing blown over or broken.

Love your expression of a craft warehouse for your craftroom Pam. That sounds a bit like mine at the moment. It's that time of year for my annual clear-out of items & kits bought and only used once. The pop-out toppers and shapes mainly goes to the nursery where my friend works, the rest will go to our village pre-school.

Big hugs to everyone and special wishes to all carers.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Jan Sayer said...

A beautiful floral element, Sue.
Jan
Northampton

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, this is so beautiful, elegant in its simplicity, love it.
Wendyx

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card this morning, clean and simple with a gorgeous Sue Wilson delight of flowers tulle and stick pins, perfect. The poppies are just so versatile and look fab with the purple tinge. One of my favourite cards I think. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam and June as always a big hug, you've said it so well. Xxxx
Elaine wishing Andrew well today xxx
Myra in Florida that's lovely news xxx
Helen good luck with your operation xxx
Donita haha yes it was a game of hide and seek, I've put it in full view now!!! Xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow this is so beautiful. Love the way you did the sentiment and the flowers and leaves are as always exquisite.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this card is so elegant. I have this die and have used it a lot and it always makes stunning cards and even scrapbook pages. Absolutely love it. The flower arrangment is beautiful. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Anne said...

What stunning card, Sue. I love the flowers.

Anne (Northampton)

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Love it !! Love it !! Love it !! the colours are fabulous, the flowers are fabulous and the G45 paper is fabulous.
Enjoy your day.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Love the colour you've used. The flowers are perfect for this card. Love it.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Sarah Wrightson said...

Good Morning Sue, a beautiful card xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

Simply perfect!...so clean and stylish and so much impact from the Perspectives dies, there should be at least one in every crafter's stash...

...and so nice to see the stick pins again...

Myra from Florida - the best possible news about Emily, I'm so happy for you all...

Izzy

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Very pretty card, love the flowers. x

Karen M said...

Good morning Sue
Beautiful beautiful card,just right with everything & love the stick pins , my poppies are struggling to look anything like that!!!
Lovely news about Emily,
Best wishes to everyone
Karen M

dj2908 said...



So lovely to see the stick pins back again, and
the flowers and leaves look fantastic! The backing
paper peeping through the LOVE just finish it off!!



Doreen x

sandy acland said...

simply beautiful!!

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Sheer elegance love it, the poppies are beautiful.
Have a good day.
Lydia
X

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue
You seem to create one beautiful card after another and this card is no exception, gorgeous x x x

June Horrocks said...

I love it too it's stunning this card the poppies are beautiful I've used the pins on two cards I made for a lady this week not used them for ages
Thank you sue love always June horrocks xxxxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
So often less is more, the poppy die set is so useful amazing the number of different flowers it makes. I love the result when it is scrunched use this technique on my floral adornments.

Heather R Oxfordshire

hettygarlick said...

A beautiful card and I love the floral element.

granny sue said...

Hi Sue. What a gorgeous card and of course your beautiful corner of flowers and foliage is just perfect. SueL x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Such a beautiful card! I love everything about it.
Thank you for the inspiration.
Véronique L

Annie Stamps said...

Stunning card, it's really elegant. Love the floral paper behind the aperture. The poppies are so pretty.

Annie P
xxx

stitchingranny said...

Very Pretty card and love the way you have done the flowers with both the micro beads and the stamens, so realistic looking.
Hugs Helen x

nattyboots said...

How gorgeous is this card, the poppies and leaves just beautiful .

Myra, Fantastic News ! i am so, so pleased for Emily and all of you.

June i echo your words today, a lovely blog family we are indeed .x

P" in Wales here is an extra big Hug for ginger Harry ,

Helen Bell , Good luck for today , it will be nice to get that constant pain sorted, i will be thinking about you . xxx.

After three weeks of feeling better each day Andrew is dreading todays treatment , however your good wishes for him will spur him on , we thank each and every one of you { far too many to mention by name , but you all know who you are }. As June said we have a lovely blog family here and its all thanks to Sue.

Take care everyone and big hugs to all who need one .
Elaine H X

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, a beautiful card this morning and Im not surprised you love it, I certainly do its so beautifully designed and created. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, I love the flowers.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, this card is so beautiful. Love it.
Marion S x

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, what a striking card today, love the poppies.
Have a lovely day everyone, Spring is in the air, take care,m
Jess xxx

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card, love the flowers

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very pretty card love the flowers look so different in another colour. love Jean Z xxx

rolfi said...

Good morning Sue,
a wonderful new card and the flowers are fantastic again.
I thought if you have two or three flower dies that´s enough but I´m wrong.
Need some more...
Rolf xxx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Simple but quite stunning!
Doreen R

Bejay Roles said...

Sue, there's nothing not to love about this card. It's clean and crisp, the flowers are stunning and the colour scheme is superb..Brave!!
Bejay xx

Kate's Cards said...

I love this card too! So pretty and feminine.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
I'm with Bejay, love everything about this card. And it requires a lot of confidence to make a CAS card. I should know................ LOL
Hugs, Rose

Rosemary Stickland said...

Stunning card Sue and I love the flowers.
Rosemary xx

Mavis L said...


Beautiful card. Love everything on the card, the poppy die is super, Mavis L x

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love everything about this almost CAS very elegant card. Beautiful colours and once again for me the poppies are the star of the show.

Helen - hope your operation goes smoothly and that you will soon be pain free.
Elaine - fingers crossed for Andrew that today's treatment goes well and he recovers swiftly.
'P' - Hugs from me for you and Harry and purrs from my mob. I miss not having a ginger in the family, I love them.

Frances

Sue MacFall said...

It may be simple but it is stunning, Sue. Thank you.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. I love the flowers, leaf spray and stick pin. I beautiful corsage on a card.

Scottydog said...

A LOVEly card Sue. The perspective dies really work on this card with that lovely lilac paper behind. The poppies are gorgeous, I really must try scrunching them like this. Good to see your trade mark stick pins again. They seem to add elegance to the card. Thank you Sue.

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I looked at this beautiful card today and thought of the song! " Love is all you Need! " almost true - the poppy Dies would help as well !!
It's gorgeous Sue! I love how you have elevated and backed the Die cut area. The paper is so pretty! The scrunched up poppies are gorgeous too. I could make this one - sort of but it would have to be with Happy!!
Once again, many thanks!
There are people who pop in to the blog who are going through all sorts of emotions today! Thinking of you all.
Elaine - Andrew will be anxious as will you and the family. Thinking of you all and praying all goes well!
Tina E - thinking of you this week and today in particular! Thinking of you and all your lovely family.
Helen - I hope your operation is a huge success and your pain will be gone very soon! Thinking of you too!
Pat L. and Tracy - don't talk so much that your coffee gets cold!! Have a great day!
Saba - stop encouraging others to wind me up!
Myra in Florida - thank you for letting us know about your granddaughter! Great news! What a joy!
I won't be cheeky today! Enjoy it - it probably won't last!!
Lots of love, blog friends!
Myra xx

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
Love the card Sue so might by the die for next years anniversary so
I can make this card. This year I have used dies from different sets
that works together so I'm quite happy with the result :)

Myra in Florida- wonderful news that Emily have turned the corner,
sending her big hugs.
Pam- hope you are better and thanks for keeping us informed every day.
June- you seem to have so much fun at your classes, any room for a little
one :) to make a c card, what a good idea to follow but have put my c stuff
away for some month so it will have to wait.
Donita- have you found the craft room yet ? I haven't got one but the work
tops I'm standing at can disappear in two blinks if not careful. magic
Elaine- everything crossed for you Andrew today. Hope you are alright,
sending you all some hugs.
Helen B- good luck for your operation today and hope you will be pain free
afterwards. take care
P- sending you many hugs. Wish I could do more.
Wishing Tracy and Pat and lovely day together, we want to hear all about it.
Sending many hugs to all wilsonette's and to my wonderful friends,you know who you are, and to our missing friends, I hope you are ok
Hugs Maria x

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous and elegant Sue
Gr Karin

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow!! The microbeads in the center of the exquisite poppies look amazing! Thanks for the trick! Love so much this card, it seems simple but is so striking!

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
A stunning card, so simple, yet it says it all.
Margaret xx

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I'm late posting today because my internet is playing up! Beautiful card and how nice to see your stick pins back!
Hugs x
Heather T

Hilary Bunker said...

Hi Sue , wow what a lovely card. Flowers look amazing as allways
Hilary

Bente Sørflaten said...

Beautiful card with lovely colours!
Love the lowers :))

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Where Does One Begin, Today's Card Is Extremely Exquisite, I Love "The White On
White" With A Splash Of Colour, Using Awesome Products.
Today's Products:-
"Chic Viola Colour Cloud"
"Coconut White Foundation Card"
"Graphic 45 Paper From Your Stash"
"Love Perspective Die Set"
"Extremely Exquisite Poppies Die Set"
"Lace Edged Leaves" "Trailing Ivy" "Olive Branch" Dies Sets"
"Satin Ribbon"
"White Tulle"
"Stick Pins"
"White Micro Beads"
"Today's Remarkable Card"
Sue, You Mentioned This As A Simple Card, I Would Call This A Sue Wilson "Masterpiece"
It's Oh! So Extremely Exquisite, And Elegant, You Started Your Very Beautiful Card By Taking
A Piece Of "Coconut White Card" And Cutting Into Your Card Using "The Love Die" From Your "Love Perspective Die"
Also Just Below This You Also Cut "The Word You" Into Your Card, Then As You Always Do You Added
Mounting Foam To The Back For Dimension, Sue, You Then Took A Piece Of The Superb "Graphic 45" Paper
In "Beautiful Soft Lilac" And Placed Your Card On Top So The Cut Out "Love You" From Your Love "Perspective
Die" Shows Through. (I Have Lots Of Graphic 45 Pads I Love Them Stunning Colourways)
Sue You Then Cut Out Your "Extremely Exquisite, Poppies" Cutting Them Out Several Times So You Could Create
"Two Stupendous Flowers" Sue, You Then Inked Them With "The Chic Viola Colour Cloud" Then You Created
The Most "Luxurious Flowers" By Scrunching Them, You Then Added The Small White Stamen Cut In White
Then You Used "White Micro Beads" In The Centre Of Your Awesome Flowers.
Sue I Love How You Then Placed Your "Scrumptious Flowers" On Your "White Satin Ribbon" And Your "White Tulle"
Sue I Love How You Added "The Trailing Ivy" "The Laced Edged Leaves" Also Your Olive Branch Die Cuts"
For "The Foliage" For Your "Extravagant Card" Sue, I Also Loved How You Coloured Your "Olive Branches"
With "The Same Chic Viola Colour Cloud" As Your Flower's, To Complete Your Outstanding Card You Added
Two Very Beautiful "Stick Pins" That You Create Yourself Its Great To See There Return, Then You Completed
Today's Masterpiece By Adding Your White On White Mat/Layering And Your Signature Piercing Around The Edges.
Sue None Of Your Cards Are Simple They Are "All" Extravagant, Magical, And For Myself They Always Tick
All The Boxes.
Sue Thank You For Sharing Today's Beautiful Card I Truly Appreciate Everything You Do, You Inspire Me Daily
With Your Fantastic Blog.
Sue Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin And Heather
Sue Lots Of Love And Huge Hugs 🤗 For Yourself
Love From Sam xxx

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Sue, I think this is one of my favourites of favourites!

Brenda Lello said...


Hello Sue,

Love today's card, and those poppies are exquisite
Love and hugs Brenda XXX

sued99 said...

Stunning card. The flowers are exquisite. x

ursula said...

I think an especially lovely card for Mother's Day, especially with those beautiful flowers attached, I just love my poppy die...an amazing card, thank you Sue....luv Ursula xx

Gloria Robey said...

Hi Sue WOW this card is exquisite. I love your Perspective dies they are a great die. I have a few of them .Thank you for sharing once again . Gloria ( sidcup ) xx

STELLA MUNN said...

Another 'wow' card (still not found another exclamation yet!!!! The Perspectives are one of my favourites as they are so easy to make simple or to tart up. Great. Thanks Sue x

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue this card is really lovely I like the paper you've used & the flowers & foliage really finish the card off so beautifully
Helen I hope your surgery goes well today
Myra from Florida what fantastic news about Emily
Sending good wishes to all

Patricia said...

Good afternoon Sue,,
Wow! oh! Wow! a beautiful Sue Wilson work of art, I love everything about this one.
Elaine hope all goes well for Andrew today.
Helen, I am sure you will feel the benifit of your operation.
Tracey and Pat hope you have had a great day together in a City I have a great affection for.
Lived there for a few years, still have friends we pop over to see.
Pam I echo your summary as usual it's great, says it all.
Have a great read of the day
Patricia xxx

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, such a lovely card, love the purple flowers

Lori from Canada

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. A very elegant looking card. Loving the flower arrangement and its nice to see the stick pins making a come back. Everything thing about it is gorgeous.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

June Fletcher said...

Hi Sue

And I LOVE this creation, again it's stunning

June x

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Stunning card and using my favourite finishing touch of the trailing ivy die - a must have die that I use all the time!!!

barbara macaskill said...

I totally agree with you! I love this simple Love card too! The floral and vinery really are the perfect finishing touch! TFS!

Suzzette Yandle said...

I love this card design, too. I always enjoy your floral cards. I like how you added the matching designer paper from Graphic 45 from the Love die cut to cut out the Olive Branch pieces to match. Ahhh, and it is a shade of purple. Purple makes me happy!

karenlotty said...

Stunning card and with a change of colour and fewer flowers it would be suitable for a male card too

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
I agree Love your card, simple yet elegant and I love the Floral arrangement with the poppies

Tracy and I met up in Belfast City centre this morning and it was lovely to be able to give her a big hug instead of a virtual one, we went for cofffee and talked for three hours solid. Her poor husband Graeme was very patient and probably bored hearing all our craft talk but he did get to have coffee and cake. We will stay in touch via FaceTime and texts and have promised to meet up again the next time they're over😁
Elaine hope all went well for Andrew today
Pam I'll be you echo again today

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

CraftyJo said...

Beautiful :)

Anonymous said...

Love the colour tfs
Elizabeth Bennett

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What a delightfully elegant card today. I like the touch of color behind the die cut and in the flowers. The poppies are always a favorite of mine.

Have a nice day.

Beverly

liz spooner said...

Absolutely stunning card today Sue.xx

Judy Hollers said...

Dear Sue, love you for sharing this card! Love the purple you used. Gorgeous card!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Love you lovely 'love' card.
Beverley W

Sheila Barns said...

Hi Sue, I really love this card and particularly like the colour scheme chosen.

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
I love ur card today. I don't have the love for but I could use the happy one instead. The colour combo is fab too.

Well pat n I and graeme had a smashing time in the m&s cafe. It's as if we'd known each other for ages as I'm sure it is for a lot of crafters.
Pat also likes flower arranging as do I and her centre pieces are absolutely stunning ladies I was so impressed she even called them plain n simple!!! Lol eh no they looked very complex and georgeous.
I'll be sure to meet up again next time I'm over.
Hoping to get to Tina Eldridge's in sept/oct for ally pally but will need to see nearer the time.

Love to all xxx

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is amazing and i really love this card.
From the die to the colour behind it and your stunningly beautiful flowers.
This is just so perfect.

Saba said...

Hello Sue
Another stunner today, I love the floral element with its variety of leaves and exquisite poppies. The micro beads make an amazing centre for them. And stick pins, hooray so nice to see them back. Thank you for the inspiration.

Elaine I hope all went well for Andrew and his treatment has now come to an end.
Tracy and Pat so glad to hear you had a good meet up and lovely that you will keep in touch.
Helen I hope all went well for your operation and you will soon feel the benefit.
Pam thank you for your morning summary, you do it brilliantly.
Carmen why do you need my t-shirts? Of course I'll lend you them, especially if it will give me longevity.
Myra winding you up is my mission in life!
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

suejimbel said...

G O R G E O U S!! Just off to make some flowers.... inspirational x

Theresa Pace said...

there is a simplicity about this card that is so beautifully elegant. love it. it really sings to me, hugs xx

Fiki said...

gorgeosu card!

Margaret corgi owner said...

Good evening Sue
Wow a superb work of art and no mistake, your floral arrangement is exquisite I love everything about it.
Elaine I sincerely hope Andrew got his treatment today and all went well, thinking of you both.
Pam another wonderful summary from you today thank you and I echo your thoughts.

Margaret xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
What a lovely card today Sue. I love love love this card.

lorraine eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

Simple and classy can sometimes be best and in this instance most certainly is. The white on white with just a splash of lilac is simply stunning, the scrunched up poppies are delightful but the star of the show is the Love Perspectives die, it is just so striking backed by the lovely patterned paper. How wonderful to see the stick pins featured, i would have them on every card if i could get away with it. Fantastic, simple yet sophisticated card sample Sue, you never cease to amaze me with your talents, many thanksxxx
Feeling quite tired tonight, had a busy day with a trip to Dobbies for coffee...or hot chocolate with marshmallows and 7 sugars in my case, and yes, i had to be scraped from the ceiling afterwards!....i can never resist buying some Yankee Candle goodies whilst I'm there, got a large jar of Christmas Eve which was on offer, its burning now and is totally scrumptious.
Had an unfortunate start to the day, my GHD hairdryer blew up....a pricey piece of kit at 145 smackers so any ideas of getting some dies anytime soon have crashed and burned in spectacular fashion:-( My hairdressers are so good though, they had a travel hairdryer and a set of straighteners that i had my eye on for ages which they gave to me for a reduced price but it was still a hefty 180 pounds which brought tears to my eyes....the price we pay for attempting to look passable is eye watering at times!
Helen, hope your operation went well and that you are now pain free.
P, i am so sorry to hear about Angel, Frances put it into words so beautifully though that it brought a tear to my eye. Sending all the hugs that Darcey, Brodie and I can muster to you and Harry, we are partial to ginger Tom cats in this household because Darcey brother Byron was one, and yes, they are the most sweet natured, lovable giants. He has a lot to contend with but with your care and love he sounds like a very happy boy, long may that continue. Wishing you more luck and sunshine my dear and much less mud!:-)
Carmen, how kind of you to consider procuring the services of two beefcakes for me, as for my preferences, sadly, as long as they have a pulse i tend to be happy nowadays....at my age you cant afford to be too choosy:-)......though, if pushed, i would prefer tall, muscular...though not freakishly so....dark and exotic looking specimens. They have to be topless, that's non negotiable, but anything else goes, I'm not too fussy....Yvonne will testify to that:-) A Canadian Mountie would fit the bill nicely....or any man in uniform if pushed.
Pay little or no attention to what Yvonne blabbers, little of it makes any sense at the best of times, in fact, if i were you, I'd avoid her comments altogether:-)
Yvonne, contrary to what your inflated ego tells you, lets be clear, i am not sitting at home waiting and counting down the minutes to our conversation, i too have a full and rewarding life and the fact that i have squeezed you into a small part of it should fill you with gratitude!:-) i have a relaxing facial tomorrow afternoon prior to our chat which will hopefully put me in the calm, serene frame of mind needed to cope with your nonsense:-)
Elaine, hope Andrews treatment went well and that the after effects aren't too bad for him....not many more to go now thankfully.
Pat and Tracy, glad you had a lovely time, Graeme must really love you Tracy to have sat through three hours of craft talk! This blog is such a wonderful place, forging friendships from around the globe, Sue, you have created a marvellous platform:-)
Pam, hugs to you and thanks for your daily roundup it's invaluable.
Hugs to Myra, Maureen, Frances, Wheely, Maria, Lynda, Theresa, June, Norah and the Naughty Nine, Alison, Saba and the two Tina's hoping you are all wellxxx

Crafty love and hugs

Laine1972xxx

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous card so pretty and elegant.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
A really beautiful card today and your lovely flower spray is gorgeous!
Lesley S x

Laura O' Connor said...

Fantastic card. Love it. Laura O

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
A stunning card I love everything about it it's truly beautiful.
Sorry I have missed a few days life got in the way. Thank you Sue for all the gorgeous cards you show every day
Love & hug's Lynda Brock xxx

Big Hug's for all my blog buddies.xx

Eunice said...

Very elegant card Sue, love the color that you have chosen.

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card Sue. That's one die I haven't got along with a lot of other dies.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

Another stunning card! So elegant in its simplicity! This would make a beautiful anniversary or a wedding card or even a Valentine card if you use red instead of purple. The soft purple piece of decorative paper background has really captured my attention. It matches perfectly with the edges of the flowers in Chic Viola Colour Cloud ink. Nice to see the poppies again, one of my favorite flowers dies. I cannot decide which one is my favourite: Trailing Ivy, Lace Edged Leaves or Olive Branch die cuts. I wish to have them all. Thank you for sharing and for the inspiration.

Pam - Oh, your brother and I are neighbors! How often do you visit him?
'P' in Wales – a trip is fine; to live here ... Do you like winter? It’s all we have!
Saba – Very kind of you to lend me those t-shirts! Apparently Laine wants them topless; later on she mentioned uniforms ...so picky!
Laine – Oh, my! Does the sight of a man in uniform turn you weak in the knees, Laine? Is a dark and exotic looking TTC driver (our drivers wear uniforms) good enough for you? He has plenty of friends ready for a party. The question is are YOU ready?
Yvonne – Still busy and popular?! Or busy only? I have a feeling that your popularity is declining...

Love you all,
Still a newbie to Craft / Not longer the newest and the only across the pond Wilsonette
Carmen

Sandy H said...

Absolutely gorgeous card. Lovely to see the stick pins again and the colour is so pretty. Alas I don't have the Love Perspectives die, Happy will have to be the sub.
My grandson has declared his Candy Machine the best birthday card ever. The treat cup is looking a bit cloudy as we had to fill it with little fizzy sweets (non-coated) which are the only tiny gluten-free sweets we could get. As long as it is regularly filled, he's not bothered. I'll have to try dusting it down with a long cotton bud!!
Myra, wonderful news of Emily.
Helen, hope all went well with your op.
Take care everyone.

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue Gorgeous card. Helen x

Diane King said...

Great card.

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the lavender and white, makes beautiful colour combinations.
Di B.