Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Spring Flowers by Kim Dellow

This is a cute little project from CE Designer, Kim Dellow. Clean and simple, yet you can't seem to take your eye off all the colour and texture, it's lovely!

http://www.kimdellow.co.uk/2014/04/more-spring-flowers-for-creative.html


Cosmic Shimmer Products on Craft Clearance!

Craft Clearance have just added some Cosmic Shimmer items to the website, so there are new goodies to check out at 50% off!

www.craftclearance.co.uk


Die Cut Projects by Neil Burley

Neil Burley has created two projects to share with you. Neil has also been getting creative with the new Craft Dies by Sue Wilson and has created these two fabulous makes using the Cordoba Die from the Spanish Collection.

Neil has prepared a step-by-step guide on how to make these projects and what he used, so head over to his blog to find out more information:

http://perfectly4med.co.uk/2014/04/30/die-cut-projects/



Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Black & White by Donna Ratcliff

The DT have recently had a bit of a play with the new Craft Dies by Sue Wilson. This is what Donna Ratcliff conjured up.... a very stylish card indeed!

http://donnaslittlecraftycorner.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/black-white.html


Phill Martin is back on again this afternoon at 3pm for another amazing Creative Expressions Stamping Show!

Phill Martin is back on again this afternoon at 3pm for another amazing Creative Expressions Stamping Show!

You can catch Phill at Create & Craft TV (Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813/Virgin 748).



Pretty In Pink by Pam Smith

Pam Smith has created this delightful little door hanging using some Creative Expressions Botanical Spray Singles Stamp and Tim Holtz Distress Inks! The flowers are really cute and pretty - a charming little make as I'm sure you will all agree!

http://smiffyscards.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/pretty-in-pink.html


CRAFTING MY STYLE with Sue Wilson: Interwoven Border Card

Take a close look at this card! It shows off a great selection of the new dies in the new Craft Dies designed by Sue herself. Tune in to find out how to make this stunning card too!

http://particraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/interwoven-border-card.html


Don't forget to catch Phill Martin this morning at 10am

Don't forget to catch Phill Martin this morning at 10am for a Creative Expressions Stamping Show!

Phill will be showing off some of his brand new Stamps from Sentimentally Yours.

Catch him on Create & Craft TV (Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813/Virgin 748)

If you can't make the 10am show, Phill will be back on again this afternoon at 3pm!

We can't wait!


Monday, 28 April 2014

Phill Martin Live on Create & Craft tomorrow for a CE Stamping Show

Phill Martin will be ready to liven your day tomorrow , as he will be on Create & Craft for a Creative Expressions Stamping Show to show off some of his brand new Sentimentally Yours Stamps!

You can catch Phill at 10am and 3pm on
Create & Craft TV (Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813/Virgin 748)

Here's a sneaky peak at one of the cards he might be making.....


Simplicity by Kerry Hickton

This is a beautiful little gift tag created by Kerry Hickton! The details are really intricate and gorgeous.

Check out how to make one yourself, by visiting Kerry's blog here:
http://kezzyscraftyjourney.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/creative-expressions-simplicity.html


Amazon Blue by Kim Bacon

Kim Bacon has been playing with some old packaging recently, to create this fabulous piece of art using recycled boxes! It's simply inspiring as to how an old unwanted box can be creatively crafted into something so beautiful!

Head over to Kim's blog to find out what she did:

http://kimzkrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/amazon-blue-with-creative-expressions.html



Friday, 25 April 2014

I Like Your Style by Cathi O'Neill

Cathi O'Neill has created a Scrapbooking Sensation! This is an absolutely adorable scrapbooking page, that Cathi has made using some of the new Craft Dies by Sue Wilson.

Head over to Cathi's blog to find out more:

http://celticknotted.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/i-like-your-style-layout-for-CE.html


Fun Time Friday:

Today we have a competition with a bit of a difference!

We are about to launch a new range of beach-themed singles stamps and need some help naming one of them....

Head over to our Facebook to take part and relish the opportunity to name a stamp by Creative Expressions!

Competition will close at 5pm today and the winner will be announced shortly afterwards.

Good luck everyone!

Terms & Conditions
We reserve the right to choose an alternative name and in this instance, the winner will be chosen at random. Also, the winners name will not be featured on the stamp itself.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Dream by Tracy Heaton

CE Designer, Tracy Heaton has created this amazing project in the form of a plaque using some of her fav CE products!

Head over to her blog to find out how you can recreate this delightful masterpiece!

http://ahintofmagnolia.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/dream.html


CE Workshops with Julia Watts

We still have a few spaces left in our upcoming workshops on 1st May, if anyone is interested?

The workshops will cover a multitude of techniques including Stamping, Die Cutting, using Embossing Folders & Distress Ink Blending among many more.

Date: Thursday, 1st May
Times: 10-12:30pm & 1:30-4pm
Price: £25 per class (price covers materials used)

If you are interested in joining us for a workshop session, then please call 01536 481778 and ask to speak to Tracey.



Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson (Tutorial Video)

Learn how to make 3D bows as Sue shares a stunning wedding card with you today using some of her favourite dies from her new Craft Dies Collection.

http://particraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/white-wedding.html


Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Spring Bloom by Kim Dellow

Check out this magnificent work of art using an organic approach to crafting.... Kim's inspiration for this project came to mind when doing her recycling - just goes to show that recycling is good in more ways than one!

http://www.kimdellow.co.uk/2014/04/spring-bloom-for-creative-expression.html


Passiflora Card by Neil Burley

Neil Burley has combined the foliage components with embossed centres from one of the Henna collection stamps to make a very passable impression of a passion flower for this summery card!

It's a beauty!

Head over to Neil's blog to find out more:
http://perfectly4med.co.uk/2014/04/23/passiflora-card/



Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Spring Flowers by Donna Ratcliff

If You Truly Love Nature, You Will Find Beauty Everywhere. What a lovely sentiment!

With all the flowers popping up out of the ground, this is a lovely project to celebrate that even though today isn't amazing weather-wise, Spring is still upon us :)

Donna Ratcliff has created this using the Ivy Corner single stamp and the little Bee stamp that comes with the Botanical Spray set from Creative Expressions.

Head over to Donna's blog to find out more:
http://donnaslittlecraftycorner.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/spring-flowers.html



Crackle Heart by Pam Smith

Pam Smith has created this rather exquisite little wall hanging using some Cosmic Shimmer Chalk Paints and one of Sue Wilson's new Craft Dies: Valencia (from the Spanish Collection).

This would cheer up any wall in the home! To find out how to recreate this for yourself, then head over to Pam's blog:

http://smiffyscards.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/crackle-heart.html



Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson - High Low Stained Glass Card

Join Sue Wilson in this episode of Crafting My Style. Sue will show you how to create a really fun new technique that she has called 'High Low'.

Just click on this link to watch the tutorial video on Sue's blog:-
http://particraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/high-low-stained-glass.html


Kathryn Sturrock on Create and Craft at 8am

Here is an early morning alert for the Kathryn Sturrock 3-in-1 Stamping Show that will be live on Create and Craft at 8am this morning! If you can't make 8am, then Kathryn will be back on again at 1pm this afternoon.

Monday, 21 April 2014

Kathryn Sturrock on Create & Craft Tomorrow

Kathryn Sturrock will be live on Create & Craft tomorrow morning for an 8am 3-in-1 Stamping Show using a selection of products from Creative Expressions, Cosmic Shimmer & Spellbinders.

If you can't make 8am, then Kathryn will be back on again at 1pm.

Tune in at Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813/Virgin 748 to find out what Kathryn is up to!

Gilded Bee Box by Kim Bacon

This is an absolutely BEAUTIFUL project created by Kim Bacon. The intricacy of the detail is out of this world - perfect for a Bank Holiday Monday :)

Head over to Kim's blog to find out how you can make one of these for yourself:-

www.kimzkrafts.blogspot.com/2014/21/gilded-bee-box-with-creative-expressions.html






Friday, 18 April 2014

Monochromatic Card by Cathi O'Neill

Happy Good Friday Everyone!

To celebrate, we have a really special card by CE Designer, Cathi O'Neill. This is an absolutely stunning Monochromatic Card using our new Cosmic Shimmer Sparkle Texture Pastes - the results are really dazzling.

Head over to Cathi's card to find out how she made this little beauty:

http://celticknotted.blogspot.com/2014/04/monochromaticcardforCE.html


Thursday, 17 April 2014

FUN TIME FRIDAY:-

FUN TIME FRIDAY:-

To celebrate the long Easter weekend, we are running a weekend-long competition giving away a selection of Easter related crafting goodies!

The prize includes: 4 x glass egg shaped baubles, 1 x Umount Easter Bunny A5 Stamp Plate, 1 x Heartfelt Creations Easter Lilies Pre Cut Set and 3 pots of glitter. It's also worth noting that we will be giving away  this fab set of prizes to 3 lucky winners!

To be in with a chance of winning this fab prize, just head over to Facebook and look for the post pinned to the top of the page!

Competition will close at 9am on Tuesday, 22nd April and the winner will be announced shortly afterwards.

Good luck everyone!


Pebble Magic by Tracy Heaton

Tracy Heaton has stepped out of the box this week and taken her inspiration for this week's project from the beach.

We love a bit of experimentation and are delighted to learn that Cosmic Shimmer Flake & Glitter Glue works on pebbles!

Tracy has turned her creative hand to adding a bit of bling to these pebbles using a selection of products and the results are amazing!

http://ahintofmagnolia.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/i-wonder-if_17.html


Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson - Catch Up

In case you have missed any of the tutorial videos with Sue Wilson, then head over to our YouTube Channel to catch up with the series so far....

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4vsLrg_pgo243AIwnjnb5Q

CRAFTING MY STYLE with Sue Wilson; Double Stacked Aperture


In this episode, Sue Wilson will show you how to make a Double Aperture Card.

Click on the link to watch this tutorial video:

http://particraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/double-stacked-aperture.html


Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Sparkly Tag by Kim Dellow

It's time for a bit of Spring Sparkle on this wonderfully spring day :)

Kim Dellow has created this gorgeous little tag using one of our new Cosmic Shimmer Sparkle Texture Pastes: Aurora Sparkle as well as a That Special Touch Mask; Treillage!

http://www.kimdellow.co.uk/2014/04/sparkly-day-tag-for-creative-expressions.html


Tailoremade Card by Neil Burley

Neil Burley has designed and created this fabulous Tailormade Card for us today to show off some of our latest products!

Head over to Neil's blog to find out what he used and how he made this lovely project:

http://perfectly4med.co.uk/2014/04/16/tailormade-card/


Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Alpha Tangle by Donna Ratcliff

This project is positively bursting with life! This make by Donna Ratcliff really is a feast for the eyes as there is so much colour and texture to take in.

Head over to Donna's blog to find out how to make one for yourself!

http://donnaslittlecraftycorner.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/alpha-tangle.html


Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson: Stained Glass Window

Today, Sue has a gorgeous and beautifully detailed stained glass window card to show you. This is a really interesting technique and the new dies work perfectly for this type of card.

Visit Sue's blog to watch the video tutorial:http://particraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/stained-glass-window.html


Sue Wilson Wedding Show on C&C at 10am

Sue Wilson will be on Create & Craft at 10am this morning for another Wedding Show Special!

Tune in on any of these channels to watch Sue demonstrate some fantastic projects for you: Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813/Virgin 748

Golden Wonder by Pam Smith

This project by Pam Smith is really rich in texture and would make a fantastic Golden Wedding Anniversary Card!

Head over to Pam's blog to find out how to make it for yourself.

http://smiffyscards.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/golden-wonder.html



Monday, 14 April 2014

Wedding Show with Sue Wilson tonight at 9pm

Tune in to see a special wedding show with Sue Wilson! This show will show you how to make your own wedding stationery using the new Wedding Collection Stamps from Creative Expressions.

Sue will be on TV tonight at 9pm and then again tomorrow at 10am. Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813/Virgin 748.


Tiled by Kerry Hickton

Kerry Hickton has designed this exquisite make using the Creative Expressions Single Stamp Ivy Corner from the Flora & Fauna Collection.

Fancy having a go yourself? If so, head over to Kerry's blog:

http://kezzyscraftyjourney.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/creative-expressions-tiled.html




Easter Egg Make by Kim Bacon

Morning Everyone - hope you had a good weekend?

Kim Bacon has been getting into the Easter Spirit with this egg-cellent Easter Card make!

Head over to Kim's blog to find out how you can recreate this sensational project yourself:
http://kimzkrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/easter-egg-my-monday-make-with-creative.html




Friday, 11 April 2014

Mixed Media Card by Cathi O'Neill

What a fantastic mixed media card make we have for you on this beautiful Friday!

Cathi O'Neill has created this dazzling project to share with us all today. The rich colours and texture are simply stunning.

Visit Cathi's blog to find out how Cathi made this:

http://celticknotted.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/mixed-media-card-for-creativeexpressions.html


FUN TIME FRIDAY:

Is it that time of the week already?

Well, this week, we are giving away one of the new Creative Expressions Project Books to one lucky winner!

The new project book is bursting with inspiring projects from some of our much loved designers, including Sue Wilson, Julia Watts, Sam Poole and members of our Design Team!

To be in with a chance of winning this fab prize, just head over to our Facebook page and look for the post pinned at the top of the page.

Competition will close at 5pm today and the winner will be announced on Facebook shortly afterwards.


Good luck everyone!


Thursday, 10 April 2014

Busy Bees by Tracy Heaton

This week, Tracy Heaton has been having a play with the new Botanical spray stamps from Creative Expressions, as well as some of the new Cosmic Shimmer ink sprays.

The results are striking!

http://ahintofmagnolia.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/busy-bees.html


Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson: You're Amazing


Today's card is a real eye catcher! Dazzling, yet elegant, this simple card would be perfect to make for a special friend.

Head over to Sue Wilson's blog to watch the tutorial video and find out how to make this wonderful card:

http://particraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/youre-amazing.html


Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Brand New Crafting Website!



Anyone fancy a great selection of high quality crafting products at hugely discounted prices? If so, head on over to a brand new crafting website called Craft Clearance!

There are 1,000’s of crafting goodies with up to 85% off, so click the link to see what it’s all about.




Simply Fabulous by Kim Dellow

Simply Fabulous. That's the best way to describe this week's project by Kim Dellow :)

http://www.kimdellow.co.uk/2014/04/elegant-sparkle-for-creative-expressions.html


Stamping Sprigs by Neil Burley

CE Designer, Neil Burley has a fun tutorial for making two beautiful Birthday Cards that showcase the Ivy Corner, Botanical Spray & Perfect Poppy Singles Stamps from Creative Expressions!

Visit Neil's blog for more details:
http://perfectly4med.co.uk/2014/04/09/stamping-sprigs/



Tuesday, 8 April 2014

CE Workshops with Julia Watts

Exciting news: We are going to start running crafting workshops at our office here in Kettering, UK!

The workshops will cover a multitude of techniques including Stamping, Die Cutting, using Embossing Folders & Distress Ink Blending among many more.

Date: Thursday, 1st May
Times: 10-12:30pm & 1:30-4pm
Price: £25 per class (price covers materials used)

If you are interested in joining us for a workshop session, then please call 01536 481778 and ask to speak to Tracey.


Floral Tag by Donna Ratcliff

Look at this amazing floral tag created by CE Designer, Donna Ratcliff! This little tag would make a great Easter present for someone to use as a bookmark, or even just to decorate a little gift :)


Butterflies by Pam Smith

Pam Smith has been busy recently using two of our new Singles Stamps as well as our new Cosmic Shimmer Misters... the results are amazing - a really pretty and intricate make :)

http://smiffyscards.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/new-singles-stamps.html




Hels Sheridan Melt Pot Marvels

Hels Sheridan will be on Create & Craft today at 12pm for a two hour show with the Melting Pot, cute new stamps from Sam Poole, MDF shapes, paints and glazes.

Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813/Virgin 748

Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson: Curtained Trio

Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson:

In today's episode, Sue shares a card that is very special to her. Not too difficult to make, but produces stunning results that you just can't help looking at over & over again.

http://particraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/curtained-trio.html


Monday, 7 April 2014