Thursday, 31 December 2015

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Wednesday's Design Team Inspiration

Wishing You a Happy Day




John Lockwood has made this striking card, featuring a variety of die sets, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit John's Blog.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Tuesday's Design Team Inspiration

Cheers & Bon Appetit from Tina!



Something a bit different from Tina Eldridge this week, and we love what she has done! Tina has used a variety of dies designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions, including the Classic Rose, Pine Bough, Classic Poinsettia and Scalloped Lattice Buckle Bar.


For more details, visit Tina's blog.

Monday, 28 December 2015

Monday's Design Team Inspiration

Thanks So Much




Debbie Stevens has made an elegant white on white card today, featuring the Scalloped Lattice Buckle Bar die set (from the Finishing Touches Collection) and the Fanciful Trim die (from the Configurations Collection), designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Debbie's blog now.

Friday, 25 December 2015

It's Christmas!!!!!

A Gift Bag to make you smile!



Lisa Horton has created this pretty Gift Bag, featuring some of the 12 x 12" papers from the Vintage Rose Collection, by Couture Creations.

For more details, visit Lisa's blog.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Wednesday's Design Team Inspiration

Love From John




John Lockwood has made this pretty card, featuring the Heart of Hearts die set, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit John's blog now.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Tuesday's Design Team Inspiration

Friends Are Lifetime Treasures



Tina Eldridge has made this beautiful card, featuring the Indus die set from the Mini Gemini Collection, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Tina's blog now.

Monday, 21 December 2015

Monday's Design Team Inspiration

Just Because





Debbie Stevens has made a clean and simple card today, featuring the Emma die set (from the Frames & Tags Collection) and the Intertwining Circles die set (from the Mini Striplet Collection), designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Debbie's blog now.

Thursday, 17 December 2015

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!



We would like to thank everyone that entered the Creative Expressions’ design call-out earlier this year and we are delighted to announce that we have recently appointed the following new members to our Design Team for 2016.

These are Agnieszka Luke, America Kuhn, Sharon Curtis, Elizabeth Borer, Claire Newcombe, Lynn Brown and Tracey Laughton who join our current team – John Lockwood, Pam Smith, Tina Eldridge, Debbie Stevens, Kim Robertson and Lisa Horton.

We are very excited to be working with all this papercraft designer talent and look forward to introducing you to their designs for Creative Expressions.  To find out more about all of our team, have a look through all the blog links listed below.


We are currently reviewing other potential Creative Expressions Design Team submissions, that missed the original call-out, so watch this space for other new additions to the team and, meanwhile, if anyone wants to send along their designs, please feel free.


Thursday's Design Team Inspiration

Noel






Pam Smith has made this clean and simple design using Cosmic Shimmer Polished Silk Glitters.

For more details, visit Pam's blog.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Wednesday's Design Team Inspiration

Love You




Tina Eldridge has made this elaborate card, featuring the Alexandra die set, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Tina's blog now.



Flowers in Blue



John Lockwood has made this striking card, featuring the Cathedral Background die set, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit John's blog now.

Monday, 14 December 2015

Monday's Design Team Inspiration

Believe





Debbie Stevens has made this pretty card, featuring the Scalloped Lattice Buckle Bar die set, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Debbie's blog now.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Thursday's Design Team Inspiration

Time To Sparkle!






Pam Smith has used the paper grouting technique on this festive card design, featuring the Pierced Tags die set from the Frames & Tags Collection, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Pam's blog.

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Tuesday's Design Team Inspiration

Friend



Tina Eldridge has made this pretty card, featuring the Ornate Octagons die set from the Striplets Collection, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Tina's blog now.

Monday, 7 December 2015

Monday's Design Team Inspiration

Thank You





Debbie Stevens has made this elegant card, featuring the Scalloped Lattice Buckle Bar die set, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Debbie's blog now.


Friday, 4 December 2015

Friday's Design Team Inspiration

Has Lisa Gone Crackers!


Lisa Horton has decorated an MDF Cracker Shape using lots of colourful items, including the Winter Trees die set, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, visit Lisa's blog now.


Thursday, 3 December 2015

More Design Team Inspiration

A festive greeting from Pam




Pam Smith has used the Christmas Tree Greetings die, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.



For more details, visit Pam's blog now.











A floral wreath design from John




John Lockwood has showcased the new Daisy Cluster die set, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.


For more details, visit John's blog now.


Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Tuesday's Design Team Inspiration

A pretty design from Tina


Tina Eldridge has used a variety of craft dies, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions, including Noble Double Pierced Squares and Alexandra (Frames & Tags Collection).


For more details, visit Tina's blog now.

Monday, 30 November 2015

Friday, 27 November 2015

Friday's Design Team Inspiration

A beautiful heart plaque from Lisa


Lisa Horton has decorated an mdf Shaker Heart, using paints and embossing powders from Cosmic Shimmer, together with the Orange Blossom Complete Petals craft dies designed by Sue Wilson and the co-ordinating Orange Blossom Stamps.


For more details, visit Lisa's blog now.



Thursday, 26 November 2015

Thursday's Design Team Inspiration

A clever card idea from Pam




Pam Smith has made a very clever Christmas card design, using the Joy Wreath set of Craft Dies, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions, from the Festive Collection.


For more details, visit Pam's blog now.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Tuesday's Design Team Inspiration

A festive card from Tina

Tina Eldridge has made a very pretty Christmas card design, using a selection of Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson from the Festive Collection.

To see more go to Tina's blog now.

Monday, 23 November 2015

Today's Inspiration from our Design Team

A quick card from Debbie


Debbie Stevens has been batch-making Christmas card designs, using a selection of Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson from the Festive Collection, including Holly SpraysClassic Poinsettia and Deboss Snowflake.

To see more go to Debbie's blog now.

Friday, 20 November 2015

It's Fun Time Friday!

Good morning crafters and happy Friday!

We have a fabulous design for you this morning from Lisa Horton who is our MDF expert for Creative Expressions.  Lisa has beautifully decorated a festive bottle bag for us using one of her brand new MDF designs - a Scalloped Tag. To find out more, visit Lisa's blog and if you would like to see Lisa in action, she will be on your screens this evening at 8.00pm showcasing her brand new MDF designs.  This is the first show in a One Day Autumn Decoupaging Special on Hochanda, which continues tomorrow at 9.00am, 12 noon, 4.00pm and 7.00pm.  Don't miss it!

Now to our Fun Time Friday free prize draw - today we are offering you the chance to win an amazing Craft Die set from our brand new collection of Craft Dies and a pretty Stamps to Die For Stamp that perfectly co-ordinates with this die.

Today's question is:

Who has designed the latest collection of Craft Dies for Creative Expressions?

To enter and win the products shown, simply go to our facebook page at www.facebook.com/creativeexpressionscraft - good luck! Don't forget to share with all your friends so they have a chance of winning the prizes shown below!

Thursday, 19 November 2015

Thursday's Design Team Inspiration

Kim is wishing you brighter days

Kim Robertson has this pretty floral card for us today. 


Kim has used the Craft Consortium Bloom Beautiful Paper Pad with the Tulip Bouquet stamp set from Creative Expressions.


For full details visit Kim's blog.









Pam has decorated a piece of MDF bunting 

Pam Smith has used some of the Festive craft dies designed by Sue Wilson, Holly Sprays and Deboss Snowflake die set.

For full details visit Pam's blog.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Wednesday's Design Team Inspiration

John has a festive poinsettia design for us today


John Lockwood has created an elegant festive and floral design using various craft dies designed by Sue Wilson, including the Classic Poinsettia die set and the Holly Sprays die set.


For full details visit John's blog.


Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Tuesday's Design Team Inspiration

Tina brings Joy to the World 

Tina Eldridge has created this festive design using a selection of craft dies designed by Sue Wilson, including Classic Poinsettia, Poinsettia Open Petals and Joy to the World from the Festive Collection and Elegant Lace Edger from the Configurations Collection.


For full details visit Tina's blog.

Last blog featuring the new Craft Die Collection from Creative Expressions designed by Sue Wilson

I can't believe this is the last blog introducing our new Craft Dies by Sue Wilson - we have had such a lovely time sharing them with you that the time has just flown.  So here's the last three Craft Dies and they are Orange Blossom Complete Petals CED1445, Orange Blossom Open Petals CED1446 and the Orange Blossom Leaves CED1447.  Designed by Sue Wilson to co-ordinate beautifully with each other as well as other craft dies in other collections, we know that you will be using them over and over again with perfect results every time.



                      




Penultimate post - Three more additions to the Finishing Touches Collection

This is our last but one blog introducing you to our exciting new collection of Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson.  We have three fantastic new dies to share with you and they are Heart of Hearts CED1452, Daisy Cluster CED1450 and Petite Peony Cluster CED1451. Heart of Hearts is a large heart full of tiny ones, which we know will become a firm favourite within your die collections. The other two dies are perfect to create fabulous floral swags, corners or borders - the choice is yours!
Sue's design features the Petite Peony Cluster die, which you can find more about at Sue's blog.  Don't miss our final blog at 4.30pm.



                             



Last Day of Creative Expressions new Craft Die Release!

We thought it would be fitting to save this amazing Finishing Touches collection of new Craft Die designs until our last day to 'finish' off proceedings perfectly.  We have no less than eight exciting new designs and kick off with two pretty flower Dies Sets - Bearded Pansy CED1449 and Blushing Rose CED1448. With flower heads and leaves of varying sizes, these dies will add that all important finishing touch to all your designs. If you like these as much as we do, go to Sue's blog to find out more.













                   

Monday, 16 November 2015

Two more innovative Craft Die designs for today from Creative Expressions

We are very excited to introduce two new additions to the Finishing Touches Collection - the Scalloped Lattice Buckle Bar CED1453 and the Delicate Filigree Buckle Bar CED1454. Both innovative and beautifully executed, these dies will help you create stunning borders and pretty bars every time.
Sue has used the Delicate Filigree Buckle Bar on the card shown - find out more by visiting her blog now.

Introducing the splendid Cathedral Background Die Set from Creative Expressions

We know you are going to adore the new Cathedral Background Craft Die Set as much as we do because of it's heavenly design.  There are four dies to this set, which will allow you to create a wonderfully inspirational design that will wow your friends and family.  To find out how Sue has used the Cathedral Background CED7101 in this design, please visit her blog.
Don't miss our last blog today.




         


                         








Monday's Design Team Inspiration

Bringing you Joy!


Debbie Stevens has an elegant card design for us today, using a selection of Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson from the Festive Collection, including Christmas Joy Wreath, Holly Sprays, Classic Poinsettia and Deboss Snowflake.

To see more go to Debbie's blog now.

Day 4 of Creative Expressions' Craft Die Extravaganza!

Good morning and welcome to today's exciting reveal of six brand new Craft Dies designed exclusively for Creative Expressions by Sue Wilson.  We start with three beautifully useful die sets - the Swirly Lace Edger CED6405, The Meridian Edger CED6406 and the Fanciful Trim CED6407, which can be used in many different configurations as shown in Sue's design.  To find out more, please visit Sue's blog and do check back at 12.30 today to see the next new Craft Die design.