Sunday, 31 January 2016

Sunday's Design Team Inspiration

February's Child from John and a chance to win!




John Lockwood has made this elaborate card, using the Wavy Mask, the Snow Flurry Mask and Polar White Sparkle Texture Paste.

John has also used some of the craft dies designed by Sue Wilson, for Creative Expressions. For more details, visit John's Blog.

If you would like to be entered into a FREE DRAW to win this card, please leave a comment below. 

Good luck everyone! The winner will be announced on Sunday 7th February here on our blog. 



Saturday, 30 January 2016

Saturday's Design Team Inspiration

My Heart is With You from America



America Kuhn has made this colourful card, using the Heart of Hearts and Diagonals Love Hearts die sets, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details, here is a link to America's blog.









Seasons Change from Lynn






Lynn Brown has designed this pretty card, featuring the Phill Martin Graceful Butterflies and Dragonflies Paper Pad together with Raspberry Foundations cardstock, from Creative Expressions.


For more details, please visit Lynn's blog.


Friday, 29 January 2016

The Finishing Touches Collection - Sweetheart Flowers


Here's the last one of this release called Sweetheart Flowers, which has a beautiful selection of different sized petals which will work wonderfully on lots of projects.  We made it and so did you! Thanks for sticking with us - we do appreciate it! We hope that you have enjoyed meeting all our new Craft Die designs by Sue Wilson and feel inspired. Keep on crafting!




The Finishing Touches Collection - Lace Edged Leaves and Beaded Swirl Flourish

This is the penultimate post and here we are showcasing the Lace Edged Leaves and Beaded Swirl Flourish from the popular Finishing Touches Collection. Such useful floral designs that will add that essential finishing touch to a variety of projects. Hope you love them as much as we do! Our last post is at 6.30pm this evening.




STOP PRESS! STOP PRESS! STOP PRESS! STOP PRESS! STOP PRESS!

Brand new Craft Die Collection from Creative Expressions and Sentimentally Yours designed by Phill Martin launching 4 February - don't miss it!  Watch this space for more information.

The Backgrounds Collection - Scattered Leaves

Another stunning background called Scattered Leaves from the exciting Backgrounds Collection. Such an attractive design that will be the base for inspired designs that will be the envy of your friends. See how Sue has used this to stunning effect in this design shown here and what other ideas she has on her Craft Blog.  More at 3.30pm this afternoon - see you then!




Friday's Design Team inspiration

White on white from Agnieszka




Agnieszka has created this elegant Anniversary card, using the Orange Blossom Complete PetalsRefined Rectangular Frames and Tessa die sets, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions. 

For more details, please visit Agnieszka's blog.










Retro Pattern Background by Claire



Claire Newcombe has created this clever background design using a small stamp from the Zen Betty clear stamp set.  


For more details, here is a link to Claire's blog.

Backgrounds Collection - Pierced Rose Mini Background

Last day of this new release of Craft Dies by Creative Expressions and Sue Wilson. We have lots more to show you so do stay with us.  First today is the gorgeous Backgrounds Collection - Pierced Rose Mini Background. Timeless yet fresh, we think it's one you will want to use over and over again. Find out what Sue thinks on her Blog now and see you at lunchtime with lots more stunning craft dies.




Thursday, 28 January 2016

The Clean and Simple Collection - Zigzag Border

New - The Clean and Simple Collection and it does 'just what it says on the tin!' We love it and we
hope you will too, as it gives you endless possibilities to create stunning contemporary designs. Here's one from Sue and for more about this exciting new craft die, have a look at Sue's Blog.  Join us tomorrow for our last day of blogs for Sue's new collections.





The Gemini collection - Auriga

Another pretty and really useful addition to your Gemini craft dies - Auriga.  It's enough to make you go starry eyed with it's perfect patterns and sparkling design.  Use as a footer or header on your larger card designs.  To find out how Sue uses it, have a look at her Blog. Last reveal of today at 6.30pm this evening - see you then!






The Mini Gemini Collection - Aquila and Dorado

We think small things do come in the best packages and Aquila and Dorado from the Mini Gemini Collection are no exception. They are so pretty and can be used as a footer or header to any of your designs. Find out why Sue thinks they are so versatile and has included them in her new collection by visiting her Blog.  See you at 3.30pm for another Gemini Craft Die but this time a full size one.




Thursday's Design Team inspiration

Lisa wishes you a happy day




Lisa Horton has this beautiful, clean and simple style card today, which uses the Camellia Ring Elements clear stamp set, designed by John Lockwood for Creative Expressions.

For more details please visit Lisa's blog.


The Striplets Collection - Rococco and Ravello

Good Morning Craft Die fans! Thanks for joining us again and have we got some beauties for you today! Presenting the Rococco and Ravello from the best selling Striplets Collection - two dies sets that we know you will be adding to your shopping list at the earliest opportunity! The Striplets are perfectly proportioned to allow you to create beautiful borders or backgrounds with stunning results.
Have a look at Sue's Blog to find out more and do check back at lunchtime today for more inspired designs.




Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The Configurations Collection - Magnolia Adornment

What a delightful design to end on today - the Magnolia Adornment from the Configurations Collection. Pretty petals can be used as a border or as a centrepiece - the choice is yours but either way this will be a winner, as this craft die is simply gorgeous! See you tomorrow at 6.30am with more goodies!




The Configurations Collection - Hobart and Milford Adornment

Two pretty additions to enhance the wonderful Configurations Collection called Hobart Adornment and Milford Adornment.  Detailed and versatile, these craft dies will give you endless options to create memorable cards. Here's a design by Sue, which we hope you will like - have a look at her blog to find out how she created it and check back at 6.30pm for the final post of today.


The Perspectives Collection - Birthday and Thank You Circle

Two more fabulous new craft die designs from Sue Wilson called 'Happy Birthday' Circle and 'Thank You' Circle. These modern designs have contemporary fonts and pretty touches such as a fairy cake and butterflies, which you will want to use over and over again. Back at 3.30pm with two new additions to our best selling Configurations Collection and do have a look at Sue's Blog in the meantime. Bye for now!





Lots of Design Team inspiration for you today!

Huge apologies if you have not been able to view our blog recently, due to a technical fault.

We therefore have some catching up to do, so here we go . . . 

First, we have Best Wishes from Lynn




Lynn Brown has made this striking card, featuring the Labyrinth and the Refined Rectangular Frame die sets, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details of how this card was made, please visit Lynn's blog.









Happy Birthday from America



America Kuhn has designed this colourful card, featuring the Bevelled Glass Striplet and Pierced Flags die sets, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For full details, here is a link to America's blog.











Sunday's child from John




John Lockwood has made this elegant card, using the Eternal Rings Striplet and Lisbon die sets.

For more details, visit John's Blog.











Rainbow Best Wishes from Sharon 





This colourful card from Sharon Curtis uses the Labyrinth and the Refined Rectangular Frame die sets, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.

For more details of what has been used, please visit Sharon's blog.


Thanks from Debbie




Debbie Stevens has made this pretty card, featuring various die sets, designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions, including the Maidenhair Fern and Camellia Complete Petals die sets.

For more details, here is a link to Debbie's blog.









Friend by Tina



Today's project from Tina Eldridge uses lots of die sets designed by Sue Wilson, including the Pierced Flags, Montreal and Delicate Fronds.


For more details, here is a link to Tina's blog.




Rose Box and Tag from Liz




Liz Borer has decorated this colourful tag shape using the Rosebed Elements clear stamp set, designed by John Lockwood for Creative Expressions.

For more details of what has been used, please visit Liz's blog.




Snowdrops from Tracey






Today's project from Tracey Laughton uses the Snowdrop Elements clear stamp set, designed by John Lockwood.

For more details, here is a link to Tracey's blog.


The Perspectives Collection - Smile and Happy

What a way to start a Wednesday with a brand new craft die collection from Creative Expressions and Sue Wilson. Called the Perspectives Collection, this is a wonderfully uplifting selection of contemporary craft dies. Here's Smile and Happy, which we love and we hope you will too! Check out Sue's Blog to find out more about her inspiration for creating these special designs. See you at 12.30pm for the next new craft die.



Tuesday, 26 January 2016

The New Zealand Collection - Wellington

Here's the last of our New Zealand Collection - Wellington.  We hope you will agree that we have saved the best till last, as we think this is a really pretty design. This set has five dies, giving you the versatility you need to make inspired designs. Do have a look at Sue's blog to find out more and check back first thing tomorrow morning for more exciting new craft dies.



The New Zealand Collection - Auckland and Hamilton

We really are spoiling you with our next two brand new additions to the New Zealand Collection - Auckland and Hamilton. Hot, individual and unique - much like their namesakes, these craft dies will simply blow you away!
With so many options, you'll never be short of ideas to produce stunning designs every time.
Find out more by visiting Sue's Blog now and check back at 6.30pm this afternoon for the last addition to this stunning range.

 

New Zealand Collection - Noble Border

Next up is the Noble Border from the New Zealand Collection - an exquisite lacy border that comes in two parts so you can decide how you wish to use it. Co-ordinate with the other members of this collection to create beautiful designs. Visit Sue's blog to find out how she created this exciting design.










New Zealand Collection - Background and Tag

Good morning and thank you for joining us. We would like to present the New Zealand Collection - a wonderfully dramatic selection of scenic Craft Dies designed to delight. Here are the first two - a Background and a Tag, which we know will be extremely useful but above all beautiful additions to your craft dies.  We have another craft die to show you at lunchtime so don't miss it!  Check back at 12.30pm and please have a look at Sue's Blog.



Monday, 25 January 2016

The Australian Collection - Sydney

Take a look at the Sydney, not only the capital of New South Wales but also the next addition to our Australian Collection. This set comprises of five Craft Dies that make up an intricate pattern that you can use all at once or mix 'n' match with the other dies from the Australian Collection.  Check back at 6.30pm for the latest additions to the Frames & Tags Collection and have a look at Sue's blog.