Friday, 31 July 2015

Friday's Design Team project

A colourful Christmas card from Lisa . . .


Lisa Horton has used the 12 Days of Christmas Paper Pad (designed by John Lockwood) to produce this colourful design.




For more details, visit Lisa's blog.


Thursday, 30 July 2015

Thursday's Design Team projects

A cheerful Birthday card from Kim . . .


Kim Robinson has created a pretty design today, using the Daisy Chain Elements stamp set (designed by John Lockwood).


For more details, click here to visit Kim's blog.





Christmas Greetings from Pam . . .


Pam Smith has created this eye-catching festive card, using various dies, including the Classic Poinsettia die set (designed by Sue Wilson).


For more details, visit Pam's blog.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Wednesday's Design Team Projects

A snowy, festive design from John . . .


John Lockwood has created a Christmas Card design today, using the Illuminated Christmas Tree and Let It Snow die sets (designed by Sue Wilson).


For more details, click here to visit John's blog.






A gate-folding Christmas Card from Andy . . .


Andy Pearson has prepared a step by step tutorial of how he has created this gate-folded card, using Sentimentally Yours stamp sets (designed by Phill Martin).

For more details, go to Andy's blog now.


Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson - Gilded High-Low Technique Card for Creative Expressions


Check out Sue's latest video showcasing the very clever Gilded High-Low Technique.


Tuesday's Design Team Blog

A peaceful Christmas from Tina

What a beautiful Christmas card designed by Tina.  This design shimmers and shines and will be treasured by all.  Tina has used the Illuminated Christmas Tree and Classic Poinsettia Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson. To see what else she has used, have a look at Tina's blog now.




Monday, 27 July 2015

Monday's Design Team designs

 Rushanne thinks happy thoughts

It's better late than never for today's blog - we have had a Retailer Workshop here today and everything has been rather busy.  Apologies but we do think our designs today are worth waiting for.
Todays' card from Rushanne has a summery feel which should lift your spirits on this dull day.  She has used John Lockwood's Daffodil Elements and Butterfly Dreams stamps with Cosmic Shimmer Drawing Inks to create this sunny card. To find out more, go to Rushanne's blog now.

A wonderful Christmas by Debbie

This is Debbie's beautiful Christmas design where she has used a selection of Festive Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson which include the Classic Poinsettia, Illuminated Christmas Tree and Montreal.

To read more, go to Debbie's blog now.



Friday, 24 July 2015

Friday's Design Team Project . . .

Christmas greetings from Lisa . . .


Lisa Horton has created this fabulous card using the brand new paper pad "The 12 Days of Christmas" (designed by John Lockwood). 


Visit Lisa's blog for details on how she made this . . .









Thursday, 23 July 2015

Thursday's Design Team Projects

A clean and simple design from Kim . . .




Kim Robertson has created this pretty blue and white card, using the Rosebud Elements stamp set (designed by John Lockwood).

To read more, go to Kim's blog now.






An elegant Christmas Card from Pam . . .




Pam Smith has designed this frosty scene, using the Illuminated Christmas Tree die (designed by Sue Wilson).

For more details, go to Pam's blog now.









Wednesday, 22 July 2015

It's Wednesday, so it's all about the boys today!

A Christmas card from John . . .




John Lockwood has created this amzing Christmas card using an assortment of Sue Wilson's Festive Craft Dies

To read more, go to John's blog now.






A Gatefold Design from Andy . . .




Andy Pearson has designed this elegant Christmas card, using the Christmas Tree Greetings die, from the 2015 Festive release of Craft Dies by Sue Wilson 

For more details, go to Andy's blog now.












Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Tuesday's Design Team Project

 A pretty Christmas design from Tina   . . .



Tina has created this decorative card using a selection of the Festive Dies designed by Sue Wilson.

To read more, go to Tina's blog now.
















Monday, 20 July 2015

Monday's News!

A Christmas Gift Tag from Debbie . . .


Debbie Stevens has created this beautiful tag using an assortment of Sue Wilson's Festive Craft Dies

To read more, go to Debbie's blog now.






A Host of Golden Daffodils from Rushanne . . .




Rushanne Young has created this colourful card, using the Daffodil Burst Striplet Stamp, designed by John Lockwood

For more details, go to Rushanne's blog now.













Friday, 17 July 2015

Friday's news from Creative Expressions

A beautiful design from Lisa...



Lisa Horton has created this elegant, "Clean And Simple" card, using the Flower Hearts Elements stamp set by John Lockwood.

For full details go to Lisa's blog now.













Thursday, 16 July 2015

Thursday Design Team Projects

A stunning daisy design from Kim . . .

 

Kim Robertson has created this beautiful card to say "Thank You", using the Daisy Chain Elements stamp set by John Lockwood.

For full details go to Kim's blog now.












A string of baubles from Pam . . .

Pam Smith has produced this lovely Christmas card, using the Sentimental Baubles die set, designed by Sue Wilson.

For full details go to Pam's blog now.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Wednesday Design Team projects . . .

A Misty Poinsettia Christmas card by John




John Lockwood has created this stunning Christmas card, using the Classic Poinsettia die set. 

To read more, go to John's blog now.














Andy Pearson has made two Christmas cards this week, using alcohol inks to colour clear dazzlers. For full details, go to Andy's blog post now. 






Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Tuesday design team blog

A mobile Christmas card by Tina

We love today's innovative card from Tina where she has suspended the Christmas Tree in the centre to give it a fantastic mobile effect.  Tina has used the Illuminated Christmas Tree, the Classic Poinsettia and the Mosaic Poinsettia all designed by Sue Wilson.

To read more, go to Tina's blog now.




Monday, 13 July 2015

Monday DT Blog from Creative Expressions

Love is in the air - Rushanne

A romantic start to the week with Rushanne and her elegant Happy Anniversary card.
Rushanne has used the Flower Hearts Elements John Lockwood Stamp Set and the Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold Embossing Powder to create this memorable card.

To read more, go to Rushanne's blog now.






Debbie does Christmas

Debbie has designed another stunning Christmas card this week to show how versatile Creative Expressions' Sue Wilson dies are.  This beautiful card showcases the Sentimental Bauble, the Classic Poinsettia and the Scandinavian Corners, Border and Tags Craft Dies.

To find out more, please go to Debbie's blog now.






Friday, 10 July 2015

Fun Time Friday!

Lisa's engaging heart

We love Lisa's sophisticated Engagement Heart where she has decorated a MDF Heart shape to great effect.

Lisa has also used John Lockwood's Hearts Stamp Set and Archival Watering Can Ink - for the full list, visit Lisa's blog now.



Welcome to Fun Time Friday!

It's time for this week's Fun Time Friday competition, where we ask you a simple question and if you answer it correctly you are then entered into a free prize draw to win the goodies pictured here.

The prizes are:

1 x That Special Touch Mask - Floral Frame
1 x Distress Ink Pad - Spun Sugar
1 x pack of 2 Smoothies

Simply visit CE's facebook page now and answer our question to win the prizes shown.

Don't forget to check back on Monday to see who's won and then send us your details, so we can send you the prize.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Thursday's Design Team Projects

Merry Christmas from Pam




Pam Smith has created this attractive Christmas card, using the Filigree Poinsettia, Trailing Ivy and the Calabria die sets by Sue Wilson. 

To read more, go to Pam's blog now.






Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Wednesday Design Team Projects


A Work of Art by Andy


Andy Pearson has been mixing things up this week, using alcohol inks, to produce this colourful design.

To read more, go to Andy's blog now.









John's Christmas design

This week John Lockwood has used the Vintage Bauble die set from the Festive Collection.

For more details, go to John's blog now.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

A Peaceful Tuesday


Peace by Tina

An elegant Christmas card from Tina Eldridge, using a mixture of Festive dies from last year's release, together with the new Open Petals Poinsettia design

To read more, go to Tina's blog now.




Crafting My Style with Sue Wilson - Faux Capiz Shell Flowers Card for Creative Expressions


Join Sue in this episode to learn how to create some stunning flower embellishments that imitate the Capiz shell. Sue will also walk you through how to use corners to make an elegant background to your card making projects.


Be inspired, watch Sue Wilson's latest video or go to her blog at 'Particraft' to read more.

Monday, 6 July 2015

Monday Design Team Blog

Blooming Hearts by Rushanne

A great way to start the week with this attractive design by Rushanne.  We love the fantastic use of colour and the clever flower centrepiece. Rushanne has used John Lockwood's Flower Hearts Stamp set, Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold Embossing Powder and Creative Expressions' Gold Collection Dazzlers to great effect.

To read more, go to Rushanne's blog now.






Debbie's Christmas design

Debbie's design is a brilliant white affair using the Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions - Classic Poinsettia, Holly Sprays, Sintra and Illuminated Christmas Tree.



Friday, 3 July 2015

Friday's Design Team Project

A little something . . .



Lisa Horton has decorated this beautiful mdf plaque, using some stamps from the Tulip Elements stamp set, designed by John Lockwood. 

For more details, go to Lisa's blog now.


Fun Time Friday!

Welcome to Fun Time Friday!

It's time for this week's Fun Time Friday competition, where we ask you a simple question and if you answer it correctly you are then entered into a free prize draw to win the goodies pictured here.

The prizes are:

1 x Craft Dies by Sue Wilson - Festive Collection - Snowflake Mini Striplet
1 x Finishing Touches Crystal Sparklers - pack of 8
2 x 3m ribbons

Simply visit CE's facebook page now and answer our question for a chance to win the prizes shown.

Don't forget to check back on Monday to see who's won and then send us your details, so we can send you the prize.


Thursday, 2 July 2015

Thursday's Design Team blog

 Peace on Earth


Pam Smith has designed an elegant Christmas card, using the Sue Wilson Christmas Tree die from last year. 

To find out what else Pam used, go to Pam's blog now.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Boy's Wednesday

As it's the 1st of the month, we are moving on to Christmas designs from our Design Team.

Shooting Stars by John 

John Lockwood has used some of Sue Wilson's new Festive dies and coordinating stamps from the Stamps to Die For range.


For more details on how John achieved this look, go to John's blog now.






Seasons Change by Andy

Andy Pearson has revisited a project he has done many times in the past, this time using a different colour way and products.

For more details, visit Andy's blog now.