Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend.
My card today is made with some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.
I have had fun making shadow box style card (there is a tutorial for these here) to feature some stunning Pion papers from the gorgeous Shoreline Treasures collection.
The main image and sentiment were cut from the Bottom of the Sea sheet, and the beautiful butterflies from the Borders sheet. I have inked the edges of the papers and flowers with Weathered Wood Distress Ink which is the perfect colour match.
The aperture was cut using a circle die included in Die-Namics Blueprints 12, I love how it cuts a line of stitching around the edge of the circle. The pretty corner swirl is by Die-namites and the flowers are made with a Cheery Lynn die called Sweet Christine
Side view to show the dimension
Thank you to everyone who sent me such lovely messages for my birthday yesterday. I had a wonderful day and a fabulous birthday tea in the evening with my children and hubby spoiling me and making me feel special.
I will try to catch up with all my commenting later today.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
bye for now
I will try to catch up with all my commenting later today.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
bye for now
Wow gorgeous card, love the soft colours. Glad you had a good Birthday x
this is stunning Sue, what a beautiful sentiment too....lovely words.
Sorry I missed your birthday....sending belated hugs xx
Gorgeous shadow box card Sue,love the papers and scene.
Belated wishes,glad you enjoyed your day x x
Love this shadow box card Sue, such a pretty design and lovely sentiment. Glad that you had an enjoyable day!! Great sample cards in Cardmaking & Papercraft too!! xx
What a fabulous design Sue, works so well with the fishes.
Hope your weekend is a good one.
Stunning card Sue, I adore it. Belated birthday wishes
This is amazing Sue, so gorgeous, fab design, xxx
Belated birthday wishes from met too! Your card today is absolutely stunning, I love the construction, those fabulous papers, the embellishments - everything! I think this is my new favourite of your cards - beautifully designed and constructed. Hugs, Anne xx
Hi Sue, this is a stunning card, just love it. So beautiful and the papers are gorgeous I shall have to look out for these lol!
Glad you had a Happy Birthday.
Love & Hugs
Jacquie j xxx
Oh no,sorry I missed your birthday! Happy belated birthday Sue.
Your card is gorgeous as always - love your style.
Have a lovely weekend
Love this Sue! Everything is just perfect form the picture in the aperture to the die cut flowers and the lovely sentiment. Fabulous card :) xx
Happy belated birthday Sue. Hope you had a lovely day. This is such a pretty card, lovely design and soft colours xxx
Hi Sue, I absolutely love your box card and the scene inside is just precious, the colour choice and papers are gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxx
Fabulous shadow box Sue and love your sea theme....
Great dies and images
What a stunner Sue - love the card design - might have to 'borrow' that idea sometime.
So thrilled you had a wonderful birthday and got totally spoiled.
I did get your email and sent a reply but I then got a message delivery failure message - so not sure what happened.
Have a fabby weekend.
So sorry I missed your birthday Sue, glad you had a lovely day and got spoilt. Hope its a wonderful year for you xx
Love the card, I have only made one shadow....years ago!! Will be having a go soon, now you have inspired me.
Love the gorgeous papers and detail.
Hugs Mau xx
Stunning design and detailing Ginny x
Stunning card Sue and such a beautiful design, the image behind the aperture is fab and I love the deocration on the front with the little verse...so sweet :) Donna ♥ x
What a lovely tranquil feel this lovely project has Sue. Have a great weekend x
This is so beautiful Sue. Love this shadow box card. I have never made one. Your papers and layout is so pretty.
Have a good weekend.
I'm loving those pion papers . Just perfect for your creation. Another shape to add to my list of to do's which is getting steadily longer. You have created a line in my bingo challenge if you are interested in entering. Would love to see you there. Hugs mrs A. (Butterfly challenge)
Aww!! Sue, I am so sorry I missed your birthday (((((hugs)))))
Internet connection is hit or miss here so missed your actual Birthday.
Love, love, love, your shadow box card it is absolutely stunning.
Just GOrgeous! What a lovely scene you've created Sue..LOving your colours too.
Glad you had a lovely day...I did too x
A fabulous card and the papers are scrumptious!! I think I will have to have that lovely flower die! How can I resist with that name?... lol! Hugs Christine xx
A real stunner Sue, lovely to read you had a lovely birthday...lots of cake and family love I hope.xxx
This is just lovely - great effect from the shadowbox and love the soft colour tones. Have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x
Beautiful card Sue I like the design and that gorgeous die cut
This is a gorgeously designed card, I love the image and butterflies and a lovely sentiment too :)
Sorry I missed your birthday yesterday hun. Belated Wishes! I hope you had a wonderful day and got thoroughly spoiled!
Or should that be spoilt? Oops ;D xx
wonderful make sue - and thankyou soo much for the beautiful card you sent - you're very kind!!!! I love it - its beautiful! Hugs rachel xx
So beautiful Sue, I love these shadow box cards, I haven't made one for a while. I love those papers, and the calm sea feel to it, I can almost smell the sea!
Such a gorgeous shadow-box! Love the beautiful papers and die cuts you used in this design! And what a fabulous sentiment, Sue! :^)
Absolutely stunning card Sue, I love the papers and design. Happy belated birthday wishes, so glad you had a wonderful day xxx
Wonderful colour, design and detail Sue.
PS, so glad you enjoyed your Birthday.
Absolutely classy and what a simply devine sentiment too.
So glad you had a good Birthday and that my card arrived on time too, Luv Sam x
I'm sorry I missed your Birthday Sue, I'm so pleased that you had a lovely day and that you had a fabulous time with your family.
I love this card, such pretty details and fabulous design.
My dear friend, firstly, how did I miss your birthday?! I am so upset with myself. I'm glad it was a lovely one, as you deserve every happiness. :o) Happy birthday to you, Sue! :o)
As for your card, it is stunning! (And what do mean by humble make?! You must have been sleepy when you typed that!) :o) I love the shadow box style card, especially for this collection. It's like we're peeking into the sea! How I adore the underwater paper, which is why I was so mad I didn't get a complete picture of it. You've showcased it brilliantly. Stunning work with these stunning papers, Sue! You always show the utmost beauty found in every crafty blessing. :o)
Hugs and blessings,
Wow, Wow!!, this is truly gorgeous Sue, the papers are beautiful. I love the design and the dies too, hugs Kate x
So beautiful Sue.x
Awww love this Sue its gorgeous and so glad you had a wonderful birthday huggles Sue xx
hi Sue, love your shadow box card, fabulous theme and lovely colours.
Wow this is gorgeous Sue, love the design. Marlene
Oh shoot I missed your birthday. Happy belated birthday Sue! Sounds like you had a lovely one. Speaking of lovely, this card is just gorgeous. You found the ideal way to frame that serene undersea image and I can always count on great die cuts when I visit. :-) Hugs!
So soft and beautiful! Gorgeous card!
Stunning card Sue, so pretty. I love the sentiment too :o)
Wow, wow, wow! Love this beautiful card, such a great way to frame that beautiful image!
Magnificent and original project ! Bravo !
Hugs from Farnce.
Fab design Sue, love this card model and how you've made your project! Hugs, Ira x
Ira’s Crea Corner
Absolutely lovely, lots of hugs, Marion
This is a wonderful shadow box design, Sue! Such pretty papers too and love the flowers you've made!
That is just gorgeous Sue, love the dimension and soft colour tones.
Gorgeous card Sue, love the very beautiful design. Glad you had a lovely birthday hun.
Fantastic card Sue, so much detailing. Belated Happy Birthday wishes to you, glad to hear you had a lovely day x
Belated Happy Birthday wishes Sue! Hope you had a lovely day. This is gorgeous and then some! Stunning papers and a fab way to showcase them Karen xx
Hi Sue - just want to wish you a very happy belated birthday! I hope you had a super day. Love your card, I haven't seen many like this and really must have a go. The colours are really 'soothing' and the sentiment is so true! Love it.
Hugs to you Sue Pxxx
Hi Sue, sorry I've been such a bad blogger - I have been looking at all of your beautiful cards over the past week though. This is absolutely incredible - stunning papers and details!
Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Sue! what a beautiful design! I love the centre image… it has a wonderful vintage feel to it… and the papers and embellies are perfect with it. Love the fab sentiment too! :-)
Hope you have a good week!
Hugs Sue xx
p.s. Sorry I missed your Birthday... but Happy Birthday!! and hope you had a wonderful day!
OMG OMG OMG Sue! Wowwwwww! This is AMAAAAAZING! I am blown to bits by this GORGEOUS creation! sigh .. every single thing about this is just incredibly brilliant! Loooove it!
ps .. hope you had a beautiful weekend! :)
oh wow so stunning sue.really fabulous design and i love the nautical image and details and your soft colours are beautiful :D
xx coops xx
Sue this is delightful - those fish look brilliant through the aperture - just like looking in a tank. Jx
WOW...Gorgeous work Sue as always... the images & design is fabulous... Love the papers & die-cuts...Hugs May x x
Such a pretty card Sue, love the delicate blues (how did you bring yourself to cut those papers!)
Hope you had a wonderful birthday.
Sue this is just gorgeous! Love how you made the aperture in your shadow box card to look like a goldfish bowl! Susan x
This is just stunning hun, love it!
Hugs Shell xx
Wow, Sue this is gorgeous! So beautiful and restful, like looking into a real fish tank!!!
So glad you enjoyed your birthday! xx
beautiful creation . janex
Beautiful shadow box Sue, gorgeous images.
That is so stunning, Sue! Beautifully put together!
wow Sue it's stunning!!!
What a clever use of those pretty papers, Sue! Love the shadow box card, soft muted colours and gorgeous embellishments!
Apologies for not wishing you a Happy Birthday yesterday, but I'm glad you had a wonderful day and was made to feel special! Belated Birthday wishes and many happy returns! Hugs, Lisa x
OMG Sue this is so beautiful, I love the colours and papers you have used that central image is gorgeous a stunning piece of work.
I was sure I'd already commented on this one, but can't find my comment if I did! Anyway... it's fabulous, of course! What a great design! Glad you had a lovely birthday hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x
Happy belated birthday Sue and sounds like you had a great day-absolutely stunning card love the beautiful image and paper,love the beautiful embellishments and great sentiment-fabulous
Hi Sue, I have had to close memories to keep and open a new blog due to hackers....please come and visit me, join up and join in the candy...luv aNNie..
The Journey is the Start
Oh my Sue, totally gorgeous, Liz x
Happy belated birthday! this is such a gorgeous shadow box card Sue. All the elements are so delicate. Love the underwater scene and your handmade flowers are very beautiful.
Happy Belated Birthday, Sue!! I'm glad you celebrated your special day in style! Your shadow box card is brilliant; another card that is a gift in and of itself!! I REALLY love the sediment and all the sweet details! Hugs, Darnell
Oh my goodness this is sooooo beautiful, what a wonderful piece of art!
simply stunning Sue
hugs Kate x
Hi Sue, what a stunning card, it is beautiful. I also wanted to say I love your cards in the new issue of Cardmaking & Papercraft magazine too :) So sorry I missed your birthday, happy belated birthday and so glad to hear you had a good one xx
Stunning! Beautiful papers - so pretty. The style of card is fab. So clever. Hugs, Jayne
Wow Sue... this is absolutely Gorgeous, with a capital G! Wow... it's so delicate and just such a wonderful creation... love it!
Awww so sorry I missed your birthday Sue, Happy Birthday then even if it is a belated one. Such a beautiful card yet again Sue it's sooo gorgeous, I love everything about it. I could list the things I like but the list would go on and on alas lol!:) hugs Viv xx
Oh my word, this is beautiful! Love everything about it :-) Hope you had a lovely birthday - probably feels like ages ago now, lol. Donna xx
Love this shadow box card, Sue, haven't made one for awhile. It works especially nice for this water scene. Pretty colors.
Oh that's so pretty!
Oh wow Sue what a stunning card lovely design and detail. An unusual image I love it.
Hugs Julie xxx
Oooh, I have just got some of these papers and can't wait to dive into them, especially after seeing your stunning card here! What a lovely way to use them and create a scene behind the aperture - so fab!
Big hugs, Kat xx
This is so lovely, and a really neat card design
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