Thursday, 13 April 2017

Tropical Collection

Good morning bloggers!  We are starting today with the new Tropical Collection.  I had a lot of fun working on this one and I hope you will like the results. This post is showcasing the new Message In A Bottle die set and the new Flip Flops.  Both sets are shown here and you can see that there is also a new treat cup shape of the bottle!  The die matches the bottle shape for the perfect shaker card and also comes with an outline as well as a sentiment.  The Flip Flops comes in two sizes and can be easily put together for that 3D look to add to any of your tropical cards.  You will see a lot of these sets in the coming months as they were so much fun to use, I could hardly put them down! LOL  Leave a comment to be entered into the drawing to win one of them.   Tell me what you think of them, how would you use them!  The next post is scheduled for 12 noon today.  I hope to see you back here then for more of the new Tropical Collection!  All for now, Sue x
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200 comments:

Pam Hartlepool said...

Stunning card Sue, the dies are igorgeous too.love that beach umbrella in the bottle, so clever.
This die collection is proving to be as beautiful and versatile as the others. I looked at the collection and I'm intrigued as to how you will show them in all of their their glory. Treats ahead I see.
Laine, you have me worried now that you've put me in the debate between you and Yvonne, better keep my head down lol. I'm sorry your Mum still isn't too well, hugs for her.
Elaine, daily hugs for you all, hope Andrew and Helen are feeling a little better.
Dawn Searle, a sad day for you, hope everything goes as well as possible.
My usual hugs for all, especially our missing friends. If the 2 X Tinas look in, we miss you.

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a great fun card and the dies look fab.
Nancyd xx

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you so much my head is reeling with ideas.
Take care Kitty.

Patricia Youdell said...

Morning Sue
Great card and such different dies. They are so versatile, I am looking forward to seeing other examples
Pat x

Kim Dibben said...

Fabulous card Sue xx wasn't sure about these dies when I first saw them so I'm looking forward to seeing all your ideas xx love Kim D

hollyberry said...

Great card,love the dies.

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Hola Sue. Ok so it's not hello from a tropical country but I've not been that lucky, but I'm starting to feel the sun on my back and the sand between my toes looking at this fun set and I bet you are making 'our Sam' even more excited about her looming travels when she see's this fun collection (or part of) ☺ another fantastic idea from the best.
What a wonderful first day Sue. Over 800 hits in one day ☺ if only this could happen every day, I know there are multiple visits from us per day at launch, but it shows that you could get out of 8th position and back to the number one spot where you belong ! Thank you for a great first day and look forward to the wonderful treats you have for us today xxx

Jen said...

I love these. They are really different.
Jen from Bognor

Craftynetty said...

Not so sure about these, as I can't see myself using them much. However, they are a very clever idea and I am sure that I will be seeing some amazing cards made with them. Thank you.

Jan.moogie said...

Now we are entering into my favourite category 3D message in a bottle could be such fun for men and children alike and those flip flops are adorable. xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Denise Bryant said...

Cutest shaker card ever!
DeniseB in CA

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, now this is what I call a really cool card, although I have ordered loads of the new collection I was unsure about the message in a bottle ones, well after seeing this sample, it looks like I will be ordering this set too - oh my poor bank balance, but you are worth it. When I saw the flip flops front of the dies I first thought of a wishbone.... and the bottle I thought of combining that with the retail therapy dies and the new perfume dies to do a scene like a bubble bath.....that is what popped into my head anyway, how daft is that.

Pam how are you feeling, hope on the mend, and I reiterate everything you have said.

I am off to the dentist this morning, might have to have a tooth out, so not looking forward to that one little bit.

Catch up later when I get back as I am so looking forward to the next samples.

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

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Aw, the bottle with the sand and umbrella is so cute. There's endless possibilities with sequins, tiny beads etc. Love the flipflops, I'd use them in a summer holiday album or scrap page.

Anonymous said...

Really great fun dies, Sue, and such a happy card. Although not ones I'd buy, always love to see your ideas on how to use all of your babies. A good start to the day!
Pam - thanks, echoing again. Haven't had time to read all the comments so rely on you.
Hugs to all.

'P' in Wales

P.S. Have ordered Bonsai!

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, well these two die sets are just a winner on every front, there at so many things you could do with them, and for many occasions too. I think they would be great for a bon voyage card. You card is brilliant and shows them off to perfection. Bx

Chris Curry said...

This card is a fun card, definitely makes you smile. Thank you Sue. X

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Oh, I can see the bottle die and treat cup having multiple uses!!!! A celebration card using it for champagne for one! I'm really looking forward to seeing all your ideas and inspiration in the coming weeks. Beautiful card. X
Janice K AC Bucks

Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue
Love this set of dies, but unfortunately at this time of the morning my brain is not functioning enough to think how to use them, I am sure I will come up with some ideas later, but why a super idea these type of dies are, so versatile for male or female.

Thank you Pam for your kind words 💋
Hugs to everyone xx
Dawn S. in Cambridge

Dragonsnap2 said...

Fabulous ideas for these dies. My head is reeling with all the possibilities. Love the parasol in the bottle. Not sure I'd have thought of that. This release is already a winner as far as I'm concerned. Only problem is which ones to buy first.
Hope you're feeling better Pam and echoing all your wishes.
Keep, safe, healthy and happy everyone.
Crafty hugs,
D xx

hazel young said...

Beautiful card and die sets Sue xx hazel

Netty The Runner said...

These dies are so much fun. The card is fab.
Annette x

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
How cute are these? You always come up with some fabulous ideas! I can see these being used for scrapbooking, as accents to your holiday photos as well as 'Bon Voyage' cards.
Hugs x
Heather T

AliJ said...

Fabulous card, great fun.AliJ Sussex

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

"Time In A Bottle" is what comes to mind seeing this card. It reminds me of the many times I spent at the beach when life was all about having fun with out a worry in the world. Those were the days. The new treat bottle is delightful and fun. And the flip flops - now who can go to the beach without them.

Cannot wait to see what other delights you have in store for us.

Beverly from Maryland, USA

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

A fun card today. The flip flops are so cute. There's a sneaky peak of the hibiscus die too. Good idea using the little umbrella as a parasol.

Love Helen xxx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Great different dies.so much fun lovely card.
Jan x

Jan Sayer said...

How clever to design a pair of flip flops for a die. They look so realistic.
Jan
Northampton

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. A fabulous start to day two, love the beach feel.
Pam, thanks for keeping us up to date, hope that you're starting to feel better too. Apologies to everyone but I find it difficult to keep up with all the comments during launch weeks. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Debra K. said...

What fun card! The bottle shaped treat cups are a wonderful addition to the heart and round cups. A great idea. Debra x

Anonymous said...

GM Sue. Love the bottle. Great for ketchup or brown sauce fanatics like my hubby! CraftyClareW

Marion Bull said...

What a brilliant set of dies! I love the way you have used the bottle and the flip flops are wow!

Maggie from Pyrford xx

Christine Collins said...

Hi Sue
These dies look so much fun, I love the little flip flops,
Chris in Norfolk xx

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Message in a bottle was what went through my mind, great idea Sue.

PharmacyMichele said...

Great card & fun sets of Dies.

Michele

Owlish said...

Hi sue
These dies are great fun for all the family and friends alike & so versatile for male or female great inspiration

June Horrocks said...

I love this card sue and could think of so many people in my family would love this
Thank you sue love always June horrocks xxxxxxxxx

TDQ Karen said...

What a fantastic set such fun, love the idea you come up with xx

Yvonne19856 said...

Morning Sue. Oh my. What an unusual concept. Although I love the dies and the card, I'm not too sure it's for me. I think I would struggle with idea makes for these dies. Maybe I need to get them just to get my creative juices flowing. Xxx

Maria Illsley said...

What an unusual card but a great idea the flip flops are great. Where do you get your inspiration from sue..xxx

hettygarlick said...

Now this is something really different. I love the flip flops!

Catherine Lyons said...

Morning Sue great start to the second day wasen't sure about those dies but now its a must have.
Catherine V94 xx

Elizabeth Coupland said...

What a stunning card, you never cease to amaze with your talent, thanks for sharing sue x

Sandra Holmes said...

Hi Sue

Such fun! Can't wait to use these.

Sandyh (Hull)

Princess Pixie! said...

Morning Sue
I will admit that I have already ordered the tropical collection and bottle die. They caught my eye as soon as I saw your new release so I pre ordered them x
They are so fun and I am so excited to see you working your magic with them x
See, day 2 and I'm here again in the middle of the night. It was not planned but I was woken at 5.30 by a cat fight which must have been right outside the house because it was so loud. It is such a horrible noise. I just could not get back to sleep.
Anyway George bought me a coffee because he was getting ready for work so here I am - despite what Laine had to say about the matter. Pam - Laine had no right to drag you into our disagreement. She has no scruples, but you don't need me to tell you that do you??!! x
Day 2 of this fabulous launch has begun with a card which is bright and summery - I hope this is how today's weather will be x
Happy thoughts and oodles of love to everyone x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, How innovative is this set of dies !! A fabulous card, and I can see me using it as a 'message in a bottle' card, could be used for males with a little treasure map inside and could be used also for an 'I love you' message for Valentine's etc. I love this !! I love all your die sets that can be used for 'shaker' cards as I make lots and lots of these cards.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Clai01 said...

Morning Sue
A treasure map maybe hidden in the bottle or a party invite message ? or an address location?
for a child's pirate themed birthday card/ party invitation, secret message type of ideas ?
Fancy dress or Halloween party too perhaps, message in a bottle of Champagne with lots of shaker card sparkles? decorated as per theme.
Really different and lovely idea xx

Karen Drew said...

Such a fun idea. Love it
Luv
Karen xx

SueJ said...

Love the look of these dies Sue, such fun.
Ideal for Australian Christmas card.

Last post from me until I can play catch up again.

Hope everyone has a very Happy Easter.
Sue James.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a fun card to start the day. I can see people having a lot of fun with this one. I looked at the flip flop die quickly and my brain didn't register the wishbones were part of the flip flop, I was trying to work out what flower they would make! Oh dear whoops! Haha. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam hope you are on the mend. Echoing your comments xxxx
June poor you, you need a treat after the dentist, another die might help! 😀Xx
Dawn sending hugs xx

Betty McAlister said...

Morning Sue. Such a fun card to start the day. Love the flip flops. X

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, we could do with a bit of the sun this morning at the moment it looks as if we are in for a right downpour. A fabulous idea and I love how youve brought it together. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - what a bright and sunny start to the day. These dies look so much fun and you even have flip-flops in two sizes! What fabulous ideas you keep coming up with. Looking forward to seeing what else you come up with today. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
I wasn't sure about this die I only make cards for my own use but I am changing my mind but that is what you are so good at, your ideas are truly amazing. Pam I hope you are feeling a little better. Extra hugs for Dawn, Elaine, Helen and Andrew.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card, I love the message in a bottle dies & the bottle treat cups. Totally unique & so many ways to decorate. Yvonne xx

Anonymous said...

Good Morning, Sue
What a great idea, we are all going to love your Tropical Collection. I can see the bottle being used in so many different ways.
Your card is great and thise little flip-flops look so real!
Wishing you a Happy Easter, Sue, along with all your Blog followers!
Lesley S x
West Sussex

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Great start to the day, makes it feel it "could" be warm and sunny when you see your fantastic creation.
Pam hope you are feeling better, as always echoing your great summary.
Patricia xxx

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
What a fabulous fun card for us this morning. Very clever idea. Love and hugs Alison xx

CROQUET QUEEN said...

Hi Sue,

FUNtastic!!!!

Croquet Queen

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue this is a lovely way to start the day. Your card is gorgeous. I love those dies. The bottle is amazing. I am looking forward to seeing the rest of the posts today. Take care. Hugs Jackie (95d)

Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, what great fun dies xx

Sam Law said...

Hi Sue

Some very original dies! Love the bottle with the brolly and perfect for the warmer seasons ahead (I hope!).

Sam
x

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I love this collection, what a great idea, so many possibilities. Back later.

Love Rosemarie Fishlock x x

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, what a great fun card to start Day 2. I must admit that I was unsure about these dies but after seeing your creation and reading comments about how others might use them I am rethinking.
Marion S x

Sunset Bay said...

Gorgeous signs of summer xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

What fun - we can now bottle our holidays!...lol...this would be great for scrapbookers too...

Izzy

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, another fun card, loved these when I saw them at the weekend! Love the bottle! Jean from Wiltshire. xxx

Clare Powell said...

Such a fun card, love the little beach umbrella in the bottle x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

These are fabulous. I can see a lot of fun with these

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the card . love Jean Z xxxxx

jenny Briggs said...

Morning Sue

Very clever idea love the flipflops

Jenny

Anonymous said...

Great card!!

Anne Crawford said...

Fun cards are my favourites so this appeals to me big time!
Anne xo

Anonymous said...

Those flip flops are amazing! SO much fun!! Judy from Prosser

Sheila Barns said...

very unusual, these would be great to wish someone a wonderful holiday.

nattyboots said...

Good Morning Sue
Oh my , what a great card the bottle will have many uses ,and the flip flops are so cute .

Pam how are you ? i echo all you have said again today.
June , i hate the dentist hope all goes well for you .

Big hugs to all who need one .
Take Care
Elaine H X

craftynanna said...

Again, Absolutely Brilliant these sets will make wonderful cards, they make me think of the song, Message in a Bottle, hugs Johanna 11245

Bente Sørflaten said...

Such a fun card, and the bottle die is fabulous!
Love the flip flops too :))

Annie Stamps said...

Super card Sue. I love the message in a bottle die set, great all rounders for sure.

Annie P
xxx

Donna Golby said...

Wow what a fun card. Can see that bottle being a great item for the dreaded mans card.

Donna Golby

Anonymous said...

Love this idea, very unique, I really like the flipflops, thank u for sharing from Lianne Morrison in the uk

Anne said...

I'm not normally a lover of shaker cards but this one is just great, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Victoria Baxter said...

Love these dies. A bit different and would be great to use in my holiday scrapbooks.

Jan 23 said...

Fantastic idea.

Jane said...

Gorgeous card and loving this die, bring on the holidays! Love Jane the Craft Bucket

foxyg said...

Great card and dies.

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Fab card/dies. Those flip flops are just cute, and the bottle dies can be used for so many things.....
Hugs, Rose

Fiona McNeil said...

Good morning sue l couldn't believe what l was seeing this morning another fun outstanding card



FIONARFC FROM BARMULLOCH IN Glasgow 😉😉😉😉😉xxx

Anonymous said...

These dies are really different a nice cute card.
Kate from Kendal

Patricia Cox said...

Great die set.....could use bottle die as wine bottle,champagne bottle for a celebration card endless uses.

scrAPpamondo said...

Oh, such a wonderful idea the bottle with the seaside for shaker!!! Really brilliant and creative!! Love very much these two new die sets of tropical collection, and such lovely hibiscus, too!!

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Very clever card Sue
Julie x

scrAPpamondo said...

Pinned
https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524489086917/

Emily said...

Very nice, Sue. Love your ideas and dies.
Hugs, emily65

Glennis said...

These ones would be perfect for my beach style cards!

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Pausing in St James Park to make sure I dont muss your post! A fun card to start the day.

Sparrow said...

Message in a bottle - I can see having a few uses - not just as a fillable.

Diane King said...

Fantastic new ways for making cards. Xx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue what a fun set of dies, and great to use with children who love making cards but get bored with butterflies and flowers.
Wendyx Wendyx​

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Wow!!! Love this tropical look and waiting to see the gorgeous hibiscus too? The flip flops (or things as we call them in oz - yes very different meaning) are so cute.
Hugs
Muriel x

Yorkie girl said...

Good morning Sue and all Wilsonetts
Well is this not a wonderful happy sunny greeting card
I don't think I would use it enough to buy it. But never say never as I know when I see all your demonstrations I will be tempted
Pam I hope you are on the mend and are taking things easy
Hugs to Elaine Helen and Andrew
Dawn S I don't know who you have lost but will say a prayer and send you hugs too
June your bank balance is like mine dwindling fast lol your dies must be on their way as mine are
Hugs to all that need one and good luck in the draw
Take care
Theresa G xxx

rolfi said...

Hi Sue,
what a wonderful new idea...Your card is stunning and the flip flops are so cute.
Rolf xxx

Craft Cornucopia said...

Who wouldn't be intrigued to find a message in a bottle.... and I'd said to a crafting buddy, only yesterday, that it was designed to fill with baby seashells! He He.

Lovely idea, Sue :-)

Craft Cornucopia, Wales

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Wow wow wow such a wonderful card. Reminds me of our holidays sending back postcards. The bottle is a great idea. I echo June Smiths idea that it could be a bottle of bubble bath. I had the please of meeting June at Ally Pally. Such a lovely lady. Love the flip flops as well if only I could wear them. Look forward to seeing the next card in this set.

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue This is such a fun card it reminds me of holidays I'm sure the message in a bottle die can be used for all sorts of occasions
I'm looking forward to your nest post
Lynne L haverfordwest

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Hope you are feeling better and the great response to your new release has given you a real boost, the tropical collection is such fun and I could have done with something like this about six months ago when my nephew wanted beach themed wedding invitations!!

Pam hope you are feeling better too and don't mind if I echo your lovely comments

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat L in Belfast

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue,

How many other die companies have a working gumball machine? None! How many have a bottle treat cup? None! (I'm guessing.)(I've sure never seen one.)

This bottle is the gumball machine of the April die launch.

At first I wasn't very impressed, and maybe the name threw me off. How much use could there be for a message in a bottle?

But now I see. New Year's, wedding, anniversary, men's, bon voyage, congratulations, cookout or tailgate party invitation, Father's Day (soda color, with label saying World's Best Pop) Lay it sideways and put a sailboat inside. We're going to need a stamp set of labels and a ship for the bottle! Whoever said catsup or steak sauce bottle, that was clever! And I like the idea of a treasure map. In that case, the top could be cut off the mouth of the treat cup to get the map inside. It's not like it has to be sealed because you're not putting glitter in.

I can see the flip-flops being useful, too.

Rats, I was hoping to sit this one out. Now I want them.

Low bat. Gotta go.

Love,
Donita in Rhode Island, (to distinguish me from all the other Donitas)







I also love how sand and little shells and a cocktail umbrella aren't a fraction as expensive as glitter or beads

Erica of Wye said...

This is a different kind of card for you Sue though I have noticed there were a few in your last lot that you had, I can see you dong a lot with this set of dies,

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a great fun card. Your new dies are so different and fun to use. Missed yesterday's as old painful bones had me in bed.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A fun set of dies, love the card.
Lydia
X

Anonymous said...

something very different
Elizabeth Bennett

Rosemary Stickland said...

Really cute dies.
Rosemary xx

Roisin said...

Oh what fun dies!! love the flip flops!!

Roisin D

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
What a super card - I was almost humming Hawaiian music! It's gorgeous! These flip flops could really be dressed up and I could imagine the larger pair with a Hibiscus flower on the front or pearls or sparkly gems! With one of your little bows from way back they would look very Ted Baker!! Ideas Re flowing a plenty on the blog this morning! The wishbone idea made me smile!!
Great start to the day! Love the bottle and I like the Adirondack chair too!
Another hit!
Thanks Sue,
Pat L - hope the wedding went well! Safe Flight home.
Echoing our lovely Pam's summary!
Love to all, Myra ( Friend of Maureen!) xxxx

Jackie Durrant said...

Super card Sue I'm not surprised you had fun with these dies love from Jackie xx

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Sue - dies perfect for teenager cards as well as those who have a birthday in the summer holiday period.
WakeyL

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Love this new concept of the shaped bubbles is brilliant and so different from a dome or square and along with the flip-flop die has made me smile... think this has jumped to the leader board as a must have. They are definitely a fun range of dies - love'm

Nanny Jo said...

Sue, it's fabulous!!A beautiful card......and do I spot a new flower die there....kind of hibiscus shaped???? Nanny Jo N.Ireland

stitchingranny said...

Yet another lovely card and love the flip flop dies - very unusual.

Hugs
Helen
LE Derbyshire

ruth jamieson said...

what a lovely fun card wish i was there
crafty Hugz Ruth x

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,

Two very fun dies for our stash.
Love the card, it gives me a holiday feeling

Love and hugs, Brenda xxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
What An "Ingenious Collection" Indeed
"The Tropical Collection" As My Dear Friend Steph, Mentioned Its Making Me More Excited
About Our Holiday, As Tropical Holidays Are Just Tremendous.
Today's Card Is Just Spot On, With "The 3D Message In A Bottle" Also Those Adorable
"Flip Flops" Not Forgetting "The Tropical Flowers" Shown On Today's Card I Love The
Idea Of The Drink Umbrella Inside Your Bottle, As Some Of Your Fabulous
Blog Members Have Already Mentioned Great For Placing "Treasure Maps Inside, Also For
Valentines Day, I'm Sure Your Blog Members Have Many More Tremendous Ingenious Ideas.
Sue, Thank You For Sharing Today's Fabulous Card Also A Selection Of Your "Tropical Collection"
Sue, Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗 For Yourself
Love From Sam xxx

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.

Oh my I love what Youve done with the card. All we need is some summer sun to go with it!! Lol
It's really cool xx

Marie Brookes said...

fantastic new collection sue xx mine arrived this morning and have put me in such a chirper mood xx have a lovely easter weekend xx

Anonymous said...

Love the dies and flip flops always are good here in Florida. LOL Jan D., FL, USA

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
What a fun card, looks like you have really got everyone's creative ideas flowing with this one and as for the "wishbone" now all we need is a " make a wish" die too! Looking forward to the rest of today's surprises.

Oh Myra now I have an image of you singing Honolulu babe whilst wearing a grass skirt ( designer of course) and doing an Hawaiian dance!
Donita like you "low bat" expression.
June good luck at the dentist.
Kiraneries sorry you had a bad day yesterday.
Love and hugs for now
Saba xxx

Julie Strange said...

Love love love these new dies. How original. Particularly love the flip flops - ideal for cards but also scrapbooking

Jooles

Julie Strange said...

Love love love these new dies. How original. Particularly love the flip flops - ideal for cards but also scrapbooking

Jooles

Crafti Macky said...

Fantastic card Sue and the dies are just fab!

Thank you so much

hotpotato said...

such fun dies

Pattyb said...

How unique! Love the die, and your crad is beautiful!
Hugs, Pattyb

ursula said...

Love these two dies together with the bottle bubbles as well, can make some very interesting cards with them...thanks Sue...luv Ursula xx

snowy said...

How different are these dies. Lots of uses are in my mind. Hugs Snowy Owl 36

Hazel said...

A fun set of dies that I am sure will make great cards.
Hazel x

Vie Carter said...

Just loving this tropical collection, flip flops are so clever and love the bottle

These dies are a must for me, could you for birthdays, celebrations - beach weddings, get well etc etc

Vie
x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

These dies are so much fun and the card is beautiful. I would use the Flip Flops dies to make a card for my hubby, let him know is time for vacation! I need a vacation.

You made my day, Sue!

Thanks for sharing and giving us a chance to win these fun dies.

Good luck everyone!
Still a newbie to Craft / Not longer the newest, but still the only Canadian Wilsonette
Carmen

AndreaH said...
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AndreaH said...

Sorry about that. ⬆⬆ lol.
I think I like the
#tropicalcollection more than the stained glass set. Love them all. X.

Barbara said...

Fantastic card Sue!
I ordered this die and the fillables as soon as I saw it as I love shaker cards.

Barbara in Freezing Carnwath

val jones said...

Hi Sue,
Oh how cute are those flip flops. Just love them.
Great bottle shape. Wonderful for shaker cards.
Love Val in Spain xxx

lorraine eastwood said...

Good afternoon lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

What a delightful couple of die sets, I'm not at all surprised that you have had so much fun playing with them because the possibilities and ideas for them are endless. As a lapsed Scrapbooker, these dies would prove invaluable in suitably themed pages....particularly love the cute sandals. So much inspiration and ideas from fellow bloggers today, that must really please you Sue, it proves just how utterly fabulous your dies are.
Keeping comments short and sweet until later in the day, don't want to overwhelm everyone with my rubbbish chatter:-)

Crafty hugs

Laine1972xxx

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
Great dies!!!!....I just LOVE the message in a bottle set!!!! My wish list....no NEED list is growing!!!! AGAIN!!!!
Love
Sam Thapa
xxxxxx

TracyM #6773 said...

FUN & FABULOUS card!
LOVE the dimension of the flip flops, SUPER EXCITED by the bottle, ANOTHER WONDERFUL way to give my creative mojo a shake up :)

freedom99 said...

Hi sue

How lovely to see something so different it's so refreshing to have something new and unique to craft with , besides I'm thinking shrink plastic here lol and maybe a nice pair of summmer earrings.
Love them they are on my list.

All the best Pauline ( freedom99)

Ann Greenspan's Crafts said...

I thought the Stained Glass collection was amazing, but now you are showing the Tropical collection and that's just as amazing. How do you do it, Sue? Great cards and wonderful inspiration, making us all want every die.

Cathie Weary said...

This card is so cute. Love the fillables collection and this is a great addition. This is a great die to fill with sand wherever you are vacationing and send to the grandchildren. They will love it.

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Fantastic dies sue x love the cocktail umbrella , a really fun card x what brilliant ideas from all the wilsonettes as to all the different uses for the bottle x really cute flip flops too x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

NancyR said...

Very cute and fun collection.

NancyR in Delaware

Anita Braddock said...

Super cute I have pictured from the family beach day so this sure would look amazing to use. Thanks

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue Lovely card and design. Thanks Helen x

karen keen said...

Good Afternoon Sue
How unusual. Both the dies and the card are exquiste. Like others have said there's nothing else like them on the market. Need these in my collection. So useful.
Love
Karen in Telford xx

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, cute card

Lori from Canada

Pam B said...

Another wow :) I just thought message in a bottle, what a lovely card to send to friends who live abroad, love your cards Sue.
Pam xx

Latenight Sandy H said...

Really cute card.

karenlotty said...

The start of a lovely fun collection Those flip flops are so cute

barbara macaskill said...

Message in a 🍼 is totally awesome! Digging out my flip flops now so I can head out on a tropical vacation! TFS!

CraftyJo said...

What fun dies :)

Crafty Cruiser said...

My my, these are gorgeous!
Doreen R

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a wonderful card Sue

Gr Karin

liz spooner said...

These dies are a lot of fun, and so different for you Sue.xx Liz from Addlestone

Rosie said...

Oh Sue, i love, love these dies. They are so different and love the way you have used them on the card too.....
Love Rosie from Chorley...xxxx

Sandy G(61) said...

Hi Sue
Stunning!! I loved the bottle so much that I have bought it already. So please don't put me in the mix for that one! Thanks for sharing.
Hugs.

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue beautiful Dies they are gorgeous so is the card
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Dawn Holben said...

Sue i love this card, that bottle is brilliant and i have to get that flip
flop die. i just love these and think they are brilliant.

Denise Hancock said...

Hi Sue such a fun card
Denise X

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. WOW What a brillient card and dies. The bottle and flip flop are on my wish list as i can see these been perfect for scrap booking your holiday snaps.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Crafty Clare said...

Hi Sue, so different love the flip flops
Hugs Clare Tunbridge Wells xx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, love the flip flops! Did you use funky foam?

Frances

Eunice (Canada) said...

Love the message in the bottle die, especially love love the flip flops!!!!

Littlelamb said...

Love the card and dies Sue but not sure I would find a use for them. Might well change my mind.

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Great card, something different, love the dies.
Cheers,
Di B. x

Tracie McGuinness said...

Another great card Sue, love the Tropical Dies. :-)

Arlyn(O) said...

Hi Sue, Love this and cant wait to use it as a message in a bottle. Love that movie with Kevin Costner and Paul Newman. Arlyn

Theresa Pace said...

loving those flip-flops. they look so realistic! hugs xx

Sam Roberts said...

I love the thongs set! It would work so well on Christmas cards for us Aussies 😃

Sam Roberts from Australia xx

Viki Banaszak said...

These would be great to make message in a bottle cards. I have a message in a bottle sent to me by friends. I love it. This would be even more mailable.

Jean Bullock said...

The card is delightful and I love that there are two sizes of the flip flops. Pinned as usual.

Pawprintx4 said...

Very cool card. Love these dies.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Darlene4527 said...

Love the card and dies...makes me wish for summer.

DeCor said...

You are so.o.o right! This such a fun looking,cheer you up card. Love it! Great to have 2 sizes if flip flops. And the message in a bottle has endless possibilities.

DeCor said...

You are so.o.o right! This such a fun looking,cheer you up card. Love it! Great to have 2 sizes if flip flops. And the message in a bottle has endless possibilities.

ethansnanna said...



Love the idea of the bottle; could see it as a
bottle of beer for male cards too! Love those
flip flops too!!



Doreen x

Beryl Treble said...

Stunning card Sue.

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Sorry I am a day late !!! I was really busy most of the day yesterday then spent the rest of my time being unwell !!! I love your new Tropical dies. They look fab !!! The message in a bottle is a lovely idea and those sandals are so cute !!! A beautiful card. Thank you. Sending you lots of love from Tres x x x

Sending everyone lots of love from Tres x x x

Tres from Orpington x x x

Jackie Meechan said...

As usual you think different, unusual set of dies. Not sure if I would use them but a great set of scrapbooking also.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Berina RGA said...

I love this! I love the flip flops! So cute!

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue
Lovely useful dies Sue the flip flops are a great addition lots of love JSK FROM SURREY x x x

June Fletcher said...

W O W.... love these dies and your card is fabulous

June/Poppyfield Card Crafts x

Barbara (C) said...

A great addition to the range. What a fun card! BarbaraC

Liz said...

Love these dies, what a fun card!

Liz (Crafty Sunflower) xx

Tracy said...

Oh my gosh, this card is fantastic, I love it, and I love this die concept, and the flip flops are adorable!

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Hi Sue,

As soon as I saw the bottle die my ideas were flowing. So much so, I had to buy it straight away. Not bought the other set of the pair.

I don't make many shaker cards, though I will still use this die for other occasions.

One could add a champagne label for anniversary cards and fill the bottle with heart sequins or similar.

Also one could fill it with numbers for birthday cards ...

Hope everyone has a lovely Easter and Crafty weekend.

Thanks Sue for all your inspirations.

Love Dorothy
of Baldock

Thove Arntsen said...

Great card, love this die

Kathy Krug said...

I have so many friends that love the beach. This message in a bottle is fabulous. Love how you created the little scene and what a perfect shaker idea.

laura ann kempster said...

Hi Sue,

I think the flip flops are so cute! They look great combined with the bottle design :)

Laura K, Bucks

Vicki Sopcak said...

Sue all your cards are GREAT!!! You are going to put me in the poor house because I want ALL your dies!!! Thank You for sharing your creative genius with the rest of the world!!!

Chantal said...

Super cute flip flops. Love the tropical feeling.
Hugs, Chantal S

Karene M from Australia said...

Hi Sue, this looks like the start of some really fun cards!

Julie Elli said...

Oh my I can taste the cocktails!
What a clever idea! Why am I surprised, you ARE the die genius!!!
Big hug
Julie Elli 4444

Robin Sachs said...

Love the flip-flops. This card makes me think of summer.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
The Tropical collection looks like so much fun!
Véronique L