Friday, 9 June 2017

Treasured Friend

Hi crafters!  It's a Fire and Ice sort of day!  I started by cutting the Atlantic Ocean Background out of coconut white card.  I covered the front of it with a sticky adhesive sheet and then rubbed Summer Meadow Gilding Flakes into the exposed areas on the back. I peeled the front sheet of backing paper off and coated it with Iced Snow. I used the inner cutting die and cut an aperture in the middle.  I added mounting foam to the frame to raise it for dimension.  I cut the inside die from the set into a piece of coconut white card covered with a sticky adhesive sheet.  I peeled the backing paper off and coated it with Iced Snow and added a piece of gold mirror card to the back.  I recessed the piece into the aperture in the middle of the card.  I stamped my sentiment and cut out the Cape Verde die as a frame for it.  I cut the Jessica die in white then cut it in half and added the pieces to the sentiment before seating it in the centre of the card.  I made a Chrysanthemum out of gold mirror card and seated it on a white satin ribbon bow in the corner.  I made a thin frame using the Double Pierced Noble Squares and added it to the edge of the card with foam and glue.  White and gold mats were used to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 7 1/2" x  7 1/2" in size.  All for now, Sue x






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106 comments:

Pam said...

Happy Friday Sue, on this bright sunny morning, yippee the rain has gone. The card is gorgeous, love it.
Elaine, my fingers are crossed that Andrew got his results and can move forward again. Hugs to you all.
Crewe Trish, thinking if you and the family, hope your Mum is doing okay at this very sad time.
Carmen, oh dear I must be a right criminal, I can't sleep past 4 am which is the main reason I choose to start work so early. But yes I can be asst coac.
So glad the Kid is doing well. Hi to him and he is welcome.
Work still hasn't said anything, their 20 working days to act in my firm must be up soon. Yesterday I heard they are making more moves over the weekend, I'm iff till Tuesday after today so hope it goes okay. There has been more comments re dust etc and anither colleague with breathing problems. Oh well.....
Daily hugs to all, especially our poorly and missing friends, where are you all.

TDQ Karen said...

Pretty card with one of my favourite techniques. Great sentiment

hollyberry said...

Absolutely gorgeous card.

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue xx hazel

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, wow what a smasher today, love it, especially the flower.

Pm I reiterate al you have said above and hope that your work get their act together, they must realise that something is wrong for another person to have breathing difficulties now.

Off to my Aunt's funeral today, long journey round the M25 (I hate that motorway).

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

Jan Jay said...

Morning Sue,
I love this card, the fire and ice always looks stunning and is one of my favourite techniques x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, love this card, always a great technique, and the opulence of the gilding flakes goes perfectly with the sentiment. Have a good day all. Bx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
Simply Gorgeous.
Jan x

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Back to you Sue, where would I/we be without your inspiration, probably having more luxurious holidays, but hey, metal lasts longer than holidays lol. What a gorgeous sample, absolutely beautiful. I know the whole range you've designed from day one have been popular but I've seen the most stunning works of art on the SWCE fb group using this die, words fail me sometimes Sue at what I see, and I'm always in the mind set that although I try really hard I'll never do your dies justice, not like a few ladies and the men I could mention, like your stunning samples when I look at them, I'm just speechless at times and envious (in a nice way) of the talent these guys show using your designs. I'm still a bit ooh ahh-ish regarding fire and I've but I really will give it another try lol.
So that's me done, all that's left to do is send my love n hugs your way treasured friend xxx

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful layering and details! Love the gold and white combo!

Stephanie Cotterill said...

Ice. Fire and Ice - not Fire and I've - stupid predictive text !

Marion Scott said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love fire and ice
Marion S x

Karen Drew said...

Stunning looking card. I so love the chrysanthemum dies. One of my go to dies.
Luv
Karen xx

Christine Collins said...

Lovely sparkly card Sue, beautiful chrysanthemum
Chris xx

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Beautiful card, love the fire and ice technique, and the chrysanthemum in mirri card is stunning.
Reiterate all Pam's comments again this morning. Hugs to all, Sue xxx

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, love the fire and ice technique and the dies are perfect for it.
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue and the Fabulous Wilsonettes,

This one might sing to me more without the innermost, sentiment-bearing piece. To me, it spoils the look. The close-ups of the gilding flakes are so nice. And I never would have thought to try the chrysanthemum with mirror card. What a concept!

Thanks for clarifying, Maureen Killeen, what I had wrong about Ally Pally. What a nice thing to say! And, yes, Pat L, a transatlantic exchange would be so great! You guys come over here to visit, and we'll go over there. Now let's all get busy selling cards to buy the tickets!

Sorry, June Smith, that you lost your aunt.

Best of Fridays to everyone. Once more, a weekend with no unhappy surprises would be just right.

Love,

Donita

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
A beautiful card Thank you.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
As a lover of all things 'bling' this card is right up my street! The fire and ice technique is stunning and the whole design so striking.x

Catherine Lyons said...

Hi Sue,
Absolutely beautiful card will give that technique a go thanks for sharing.
Catherine V94 xx

Viki Banaszak said...

This is a beautiful card! I see you never run out of ideas. LOL

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Fab card. Possibly more fire than ice today?!.....

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Lovely card Sue.

Debra K. said...

Lovely glittery card! Debra x

Chris Curry said...

A very smart and elegant card Sue, lovely. Thank you. Have a good weekend. Xx

Netty The Runner said...

Beautiful card Sue. The flower looks nice cut out of mirror card.
Annette x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
A square card and my favourite flower what's not to like Stephanie thank you for putting into words what we all think of Sue.I have just had a notification on my mobile for the international craft awards so will definitely go on to vote at the weekend.
Pam thank you for your kind thoughts mum is taking it really hard.I hope something happens at work soon or are they still hoping it will just go away.Elaine special hugs

Pussycats said...

Good Morning sue and all.. Such a beautiful card this morning. The background you have created is stunning and the finishing touches with the flowers are simply beautiful..... Wendy

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card, love the chrysanthemum in gold-stunning.

Michele

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful elegant card. The Atlantic Ocean background die is my current favourite.
B xx

P Austen said...

Morning Sue, having read your instructions, today's photograph doesn't do it justice. That's not to say that I'm being critical of your photography Sue. However, I bet that with all of that 'blinginess ' (if that's a proper word),it must look gorgeous in real life. Love it Sue. No crafting for me today. It's back to painting the bedroom which isn't the same at all. Hugs xx P Austen

Anne said...

A lovely card, Sue, but I do agree with Donita about the centre piece. I must have a go at the fire and ice technique - it is so effective.

Anne (Northampton)

ethansnanna said...


A glorious card today, I, too, am not too sure
about the sentiment in the middle, the flower
is stunning!!!


Doreen x

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Love it love it love it. I am saving madly for the Atlantic collection at the moment and the chrysanthemum- here is the proof I am doing the right thing. Fire and ice is always spectacular.
Hugs
Muriel x

CHERYL Brown said...

Hi Sue,

An opulent looking card today, so blingy too. Anyone would love to receive this one.

Gentle hugs and healing prayers to all poorly fellow Wilsonettes.
Big hug for June Smith, sorry to hear of your aunt. Safe driving on the M25.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Ohhhhh I love this bling, I love everything about this card.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, I always like the fire and use technique it really makes a statement. I hope everyone has a peaceful weekend.

Love Rosemarie X X

CROQUET QUEEN said...

Hi Sue,

WOWSER!!!

Gorgeous Chrysanthemum.

Croquet Queen x

Kim Dibben said...

Stunning card Sue xx love the fire and ice technique and your chrysanthemum is beautiful xx love Kim D

FoxyG Gilly said...

Beautiful card Sue. Love the chrysanthemum.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a beautiful card today, every time you do the fire and ice technique I tell myself I should give it a go, perhaps this is the day. Love the chrysanthemum in Miri card, really beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xxx
Pam echoing your comments today, I hope all the dust is cleared away properly this time before you go back to work, it's not good others in the office are getting chest infections too. Sending hugs xxx
June sorry to hear you have lost your aunt, safe travels today, Friday and the M25 don't go together do they xxxx

margaret driscoll said...

Good Morning Sue
Love the Mirri card flower so effective with the Fire and Ice!
Wet again it seems the dry month of May was ages ago!
Love Marg

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - another brilliant card using the fire and ice technique and the colours are flower are beautiful. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

Izzy said...

Oh Wow Sue!...more than enough bling to satisfy any girlie!...and that chrysanthemum is stunning cut out of gold mirror card, it's shining like a mini sun, you can almost feel the warmth...lol

Izzy

Scottydog said...

Morning Sue, love the fire & ice technique. I particularly like using the gilding flakes. Lovely card & I like the effect of the flower cut in gold mirror card. Thank you Sue.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card, I love the fire & ice effect. The chrysanthemum flower is beautiful. Yvonne xx

Beryl Treble said...

Beautiful card Sue

nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
some lovely sparkle to your card i love it all.

Saba , a hunky lifeguard and Maureen ???? the mind boggles , now i am worried lol.
Please keep up the banter it cheers me to read the antics you could get up to.

Myra, it would have been rude not to put more stuff in the basket, so pleased you had a good shop. xx

Crewe Trish , hugs to you and your mum .xx

Pam i hope the twins are coping well ,and i hope the dust settles before Tuesday for you.

Andrew has his Chemo today , his results had come through , he still has two cancer spots in the lymph gland ,they have got no bigger or smaller since the last results in October last year , his blood clot in the lung has gone however he still has to have an injection every day because the chemo can give you blood clots , and he has to continue indefinitely with the chemo as long as his body can take it . and another scan in three months
I was really hoping and praying for a better result , but Andrew says it is as good as can be expected .
We thank you all for your continued support and good wishes , it really helps to know so many care.
I read somewhere someone saying , some people never get to meet their idol , well i think i gave birth to mine.

Sending hugs to all
Have a lovely day
Elaine H X

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Wow! I love everything about today's card especially the fire and ice technique! It always gives a beautiful addition to the card! Back at you with the sentiment! X
Hugs x
Heather T

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card. love Jean Z xxxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card, love the fire and ice technique.
Lydia
X

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, super card, love the fire and ice technique. I also love the chrysanthemum done with mirri card, so different
Thank you again for all your inspiration,
Take care every one, hugs to all who need them
Jess xxx

Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely stylish card.
Rosemary xx

rosiejt said...

Lovely, Sue. I use my double pierced square dies so much, it's a good job they don't wear out!

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue I'm sure this looks beautiful in real life as the close up pictures really show the sparkle love from Jackie xx

Laura O' Connor said...

fab card Sue ,love the flower stunning,Laura O

June Horrocks said...

This is stunning sue I love it you are so gifted love the flower the presentation is is brill xxxxxxxx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, love square cards, love fire and ice, love the chrysanthemum cut from mirror card. I think that must add up to me loving this card :-)

Elaine - sorry Andrew's results were not quite as good as you were hoping for but he certainly has the best attitude so keep thinking positively.

Wishing everyone a happy Friday.

Frances

Owlish said...

Hi Sue
Great card love it and great reading about these techniques
Joy Xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card and a great technique. Love the flower done in Miri card.

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. Very elegant with the gilding and sparkle. A flower using mirri card is different and something I have never thought to do.

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, a lovely card with a highlighting a great technique, whats not to like. Love the Mirri card flower.
Wendyx

Ann said...


Hi Sue

Beautiful magical card.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
A beautiful card today using one of my favourite background dies.
The Chrysanthemum die looks stunning made with the gold Mirri card.
Lesley S x

Crafty Cruiser said...

Lovely card. I like the way the sentiment has been done in the centre. I have all these dies and haven't thought of using this combination - it's very different!
Doreen R

Tracy Stitt said...

Hi sue.
Beautiful card today as always xx

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
I love the Atlantic background and it looks fabulous with the fire and ice technique, I've just made a card using this technique with the butterfly stained glass to wish my friends good luck at the world flower show in Barbados
Elaine sorry the results weren't as good as you were hoping for but it's so good that Andrew is remaining positive
Pam hope the dust settles before you go back to work
Julie Laz belated birthday wishes for yesterday

Sending love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
I'm Back From The Most Tremendous Holiday, Weather Was Superb Just A Fabulous Time
Not Too Long Until The Next One.
I Love Today's Stupendous Card Also The Remarkable Cutting Dies You've Used To Create Your
Piece Of Artwork. A First Class "Masterpiece"
Treasured Friend:-
Products Used In Today's Card:-
"Creative Expression Coconut White/Gold Mirror Foundation Card"
"Creative Expression Sticky Adhesive Sheet"
"Creative Expression Flat Back Pearls"
"Creative Expression Mounting Foam"
"Creative Expression Summer Meadow Gilding Flakes"
"Creative Expression Iced Snow"
"Creative Expression Thin Satin Ribbon To Create A Bow"
Extravagant Cutting Dies Used In Today's Card:-
"Sue Wilson Atlantic Ocean Background Cutting Die"
"Sue Wilson Cape Verde Cutting Die"
"Sue Wilson Jessica Cutting Die"
"Sue Wilson Chrysanthemum Cutting Die"
"Sue Wilson Double Pierced Noble Square Cutting Dies"
Sue What A Splendid Card That Any Recipient Would Just Love To Receive, You Started By Cutting Out
"The Atlantic Ocean Die" Out Of "Coconut White Card" Then You Covered This With A Piece Of Sticky Adhesive Sheet
You Then Applied "The Summer Gilding Flakes" To The Back, You Then Peeled Away The Front Sheet Of
The Backing Paper This Is When You Added "The Outstanding Iced Snow"
Sue, You Then Used The Inner Cutting Die From "The Atlantic Ocean Background" To Cut Out An Aperture
In The Centre, You Then Added "Mounting Foam" For Dimension (As You Always Do) You Cut The Inside Die
From "The Atlantic Ocean Background Die" Using A Piece Of "Coconut White Card" Then You Covered This
With A Piece Of "Sticky Adhesive Sheet" You Then Peeled Back The Backing Paper Then Coated In "Iced Snow"
Adding A Piece Of "Gold Mirror Card" To Back It. You Recessed This Piece into The Aperture Of Your Exquisite Card
You Then Stamped Your Beautiful Sentiment "Treasured Friend" (Sending Right Back To You) Cutting It Out Using
"The Cape Verde Die" As A Frame For It.
Sue, You Then Cut Out "The Jessica Die" Out Of "Coconut White Card" Then You Cut It In Half Adding The Pieces
To Your Sentiment, Before You Placed It In To The Centre Of Your Exceptional Card, You Then Made A
Extremely Beautiful "Chrysanthemum Flower" Out Of "The Gold Mirror Card" Which Looks So Rich, Also Extremely
Opulent, You Placed Your "Delectable Flower" On A "Thin White Satin Ribbon Bow" Which You Created,
You Made A Beautiful Thin Frame Using Your "Double Pierced noble Square Dies" Adding "Mounting Foam" & Glue
Adding Your Famous Signature Piercing Then Your "Coconut White/Gold Mirror Card" Mat/Layer
What A Wonderful Day To Come Back To A Extremely Luxurious Card.
Sue Thank You For Sharing, Thank You For The Daily Inspiration Which I Really Appreciate
Sue Take Great Care
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗 For Yourself
From Sam xxx

Lynda's craft's said...

Hello Sue
A very elegant card today I love everything about it. Stunning & Gorgeous
Love all the Dies you have used thank you for sharing.
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

Love & hug's for everyone especially our poorly & not feeling 100% 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗

Poppyfield Card Crafts said...

Hi Sue

This is a very stunning card

June x

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Love the fire and ice technique on your beautiful card. Hugs xxx

karenlotty said...

Gorgeous card Sue I need to try this technique again

Vie Carter said...

Beautiful with beautiful flower

Vie
x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
This is another beautiful card, love the fire and ice technique. And the chrysanthemum is beautiful.
Hugs, Rose

julie laz said...

Hi sue, beautiful card today, I love it, the colour is just right for me, crafty hugs Julie laz xxx

I had a lovely 45th birthday my children and grandson gave me far too many gifts as always, it means a lot for my birthday wishes from this blog as someone you don't really know is thinking about you and that's a lovely feeling xxx

Elaine I send my love to you and your family, keep your chin up and no there's a family in Swansea (Wales) thinking about you xxx🤗

Suzzette Yandle said...

You are the queen of mixing die cuts to perfection. Love the glitz.

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's very beautiful Sue
gr karin

Jan Sayer said...

Lovely background and colours you've used Sue.
Jan
Northampton

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow!! Fabulous sparkling and shining card!! Amazing work!

CraftyJo said...

Bet this is stunning in 'the flesh' :)

barbara macaskill said...

I absolutely love this technique and this is a stunning example of why I love it! Gorgeous and breathtaking! TFS!

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Absolutely beautiful x
Yesterdays cards were wonderful - sorry not to comment x
Mum and dad staying at the moment and dad will be 81 on Sunday - he has salt water running through his veins so a nautical card will be just the ticket x
Love to everyone - still not up to my fast living self so not up to date with what's going on but thinking of all my blog besties x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

ursula longworth said...

I love the fire and ice technique and this card is just wonderful...thanks Sue...luv Ursula xx

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Janet Wilson said...

Gorgeous card, the background is just made for that technique!

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

Elegance, sophistication, and a bit of bling. You capture all of that with you wonderful "Fire and Ice" technique. Anyone not familiar with the technique would be surprised at how simple it is to do. The Atlantic Ocean Background is one of my favorite dies, it is so beautiful and versatile.

Have a wonderful day.

Beverly from Maryland, USA

Maureen Killen said...

Hello Sue, love this card today, and the Chrysanthemum flower is gorgeous. I was given this die as a present but haven't cut it in gold mirri - something which will be corrected soon!!
Pam enjoy your days off and I hope the dust settles in more ways than one before you go back. They are definitely not on the ball with their feedback.
June S, sorry to read about your Aunt's funeral. The M25 is a nightmare and I've only been on it twice!
Elaine, sorry that you were disappointed with Andrew's results but his attitude is amazing.
Ladies, if you are interested - and if you aren't just ignore this - I am walking in the house without any aid!!! I resemble an old woman when I first start off but I am really pleased with myself. I've even dusted and hoovered today - eat your heart out Miss Havisham, come to think of it, I look like her!! ha ha
Yvonne, good to see you posting and I hope your energy levels leap up. Best wishes to the wrinklies from another old wrinly!!
Laine, missing you.
Maria, glad you had a lovely birthday and bought yourself some treats.
love to all
Maureen xx

Anonymous said...

Great card, Sue, love your Fire and Ice. Like you, not particularly keen on mirror card, but just love the chrysanthemum made from the gold. Perfect.
June, so sorry for your loss - hope the M25 was kind to you. Been to funeral today of one of our ex village shopkeepers - chapel crammed to the gunnels with locals, and oh! the Welsh singing. He was such a lovely man.
Elaine - as always thinking of Andrew and sending hugs.
Julie Laz, pleased you had a good birthday. Lots of SW dies??
Ladies - especially Saba, Maureen and Naughty Nine, Mr P would perform a rope trick for a bottle of golden rum, probably. Though not suggested it, yet, ha ha!! As they say, be careful what you wish for!
Yeti now has fan club of three-and-a-half, but not counting. Rubbed against my wellies this morning - breakthrough.
Disturbing day re election.
Hugs for all who need one.

'P' in Wales

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I was a bit unsure of this card when I saw the first picture, but when I scrolled down and saw it taken from different angles the colour looked completely different and much nicer. Love the fire and ice technique, who doesn't like a bit of bling?

Lisbeth

liz spooner said...

Gorgeous card Sue, and a stunning flower.xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card I love all the sparkle. Have a great weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue really beautiful card I love the Atlantic ocean dies they are high on my wish list. I love that opulent chrysanthemum too!
Elaine sorry to hear Andrews results weren't as good as you were hoping for its such a a worry for you and all the family but Andrews attitude is amazing sending you all big caring hugs full of hope to keep you all strong.
Pam I do hope managers at your workplace get their act together soon and all those health and safety problems will be resolved so you can all work in a better and more caring environment!!
Sam Smithard nice to see you back from holidays you seem to have been away for ages welcome home!
Julie Laz so glad you had a lovely birthday
Maureen so glad to hear you are able to walk unaided indoors don't overdo it too soon with all that cleaning!
Sending good wishes to all

hettygarlick said...

I love the Atlantic Ocean Background. It seems to look lovely not matter what you do with it!

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely card today. Love the chrysanthemums.

Barbara V

Littlelamb said...

Beautiful card Sud. Love. Everything about. No complaints whatsoever. Thank you. Think we have had Fire and Ice here today. Started with thunder and pouring rain, then sun, then back to heavy rain. And so it went on for most of the day. Pam I do hope they sort things out at work soon and echoing all your comments. P in Wales. I love the Welsh singing. You cannot beat it

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Lovely card again today. Love everything about it kind regards Ann Toppcards

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is a gorgeous and very elegant card.
I do love the fire and ice technique and it looks wonderful on this,
love the pretty flower too.

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning and so elegant, love all the detail on this card.
Cheers,
Di B. x
Tasmania.

lritchie said...

Hi Sue, lovely card and I love this technique

Lori from Canada

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I'm sorry I didn't comment yesterday - it was just one of those days! I really liked the first card yesterday , the second not so much although I was impressed with the knot!! Today's card I love and what is more I have the Dies to make my version of it! I love the Background Die - it's beautiful and cute beautifully. I love the golden chrysanthemum- very nice indeed!
Thank you Sue! I hope you are well .
Julie Laz - belated Birthday Wishes! So pleased you had a lovely day.
Maria - glad you had a lovely Birthday too and a few treats as well! Hope you are feeling better too.
Yvonne - lovely to see you !have a good time with Mum and Dad! Don't tire yourself out!
Laine - miss you! Pop in if you can even if just to say Boo!! x
June - sorry to hear about your loss! I'm not a fan of the M25 either - particularly on a Friday! Hope it wasn't too bad !
P in Wales - Welsh singing is hard to beat! I even love the Welsh National Anthem being sung at rugby matches! It lifts the spirit! Many thanks for the kind offer - I think!!!
Maureen - I told you you'd be fit for the Great North Run! Fit for what I'm not quite sure!
Elaine - Andrew is amazing! I don't need to tell you that though do I !!
It's very late - I need all the beauty sleep I can get! Careful Saba!
Oh by the way - I do know what 6am. Is - It's 9 am upside down!! Huh! So there!
Love to all, Myra xx

Betty McAlister said...

Beautiful card Sue. .Love this technique. X

Saba said...

Good evening Sue, well, it's night here actually, loved today's card, the Atlantic Ocean is a stunning die and your fire and ice technique looks fabulous. The chrysanthemum flower looks amazing cut in mirri card, I'm not normally a fan of it either but I'll make an exception for this one.

P- I've got a bottle of rum in the cupboard, don't know if it's golden but would love to see Mr. P's rope tricks, I thought they were just for tying knots.
Crewe Trish, thinking of you and your mum.
Elaine I'm so very sorry Andrews results were not as you hoped they would be. Your final words touched my heart and I cannot imagine your pain. Wish I could hold your hand.
Myra, I'm following you! And don't forget, I've seen you in your nightie at past 8 am!
Love and hugs for all
Saba. xxx

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Just a quick comment as it is so late. Well I really love todays card !!! The fire and ice technique looks fab and the dies you have used are stunning Sue. The Atlantic background die is one of my most favourites and also the die that I won from you through one of your die blog releases !!! It is gorgeous !!! I do love your Chrysanthemum flower made from gold mirri card to. All together a really elegant, sophisticated looking card. Thanks for sharing it. Lots of love from Tres x x x

Lots of love to everyone from Tres x x x

Latenight Sandy H said...

Beautiful Fire and Ice card. This technique has such an impact.
I've been AWOL for a while so I've got a lot of catching up to do on the blog, so many cards to look at, videos to watch. Pam, my thanks in advance because I know I'll be able to read your comments and it will give me a good idea of what has been going on. Just thinking of trying to read all the comments I've missed would tire me out before I started.
Take care everyone.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue. WOW WOW WOW This is a gorgeous card. I love the fire & ice technique, it give your card such a special finish.
The Atlantic Ocean background is a favourite of mine along with the Indonesian background. They are great for making background for smaller cards.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

rosemary powell said...

Hi Julie I also live in Swansea, am also I'll and also new at blogs and crafting small world ! X