Why not try having a go at making your own festive candles ready for Christmas? Cathi O'Neill has designed this gorgeous candle and card combo, which would look fabulous decorating any table on Christmas Day!
To find out how Cathi made this, check out her blog:
Fun Time Friday: Today, we want to hear all of your BEST crafting tips!
The best crafty tip will win and this week's prize is yummy...
...An embossing Folder from the new Collection by Couture Creations (Endless), a pot of Autumn Leaves Gilding Flakes, a pot of Cosmic Shimmer Flake & Glitter Glue and a tub of gold glitter... so what are you waiting for???
All you need to do to enter is go to our Facebook Page:- LIKE the post LEAVE a comment (telling us about your best crafty tips) SHARE the post with your friends to help grow our wonderful crafting community!
This week's Fun Time Friday will actually end on Monday, 2nd December at 9am GMT. Winners will be announced on Facebook shortly afterwards!
This week see's the last of the projects made using the Creative Expressions Winter Flower Stamp.... Neil Burley has created this incredibly cute little terracotta planter resplendent with colourful crocus. Except it’s not terracotta. And you won’t need to water the crocus either. May be just a dusting now and then
If you would like to have a go at making one for yourself, head over to Neil's blog for a step-by-step guide:
We still have some unclaimed prizes from our Blog Hop:-
Elaine Hood (from Neil Burley's Blog) Maggie C (from Donna Ratcliff's Blog) Angela Radford (from Kim Dellow's Blog) Pat S Witney (from Trace Metcalfe's Blog) Marleen Gallager (from Cathi O'Neill's Blog)
Please can you visit our blog and then get in touch to claim your prizes?
Exciting news! We have just launched a new range of Crystal Clear Colour Drops.... The Cosmic Shimmer Crystal Colour Drops are a new range of coloured liquids which can be mixed with embossing powders in a Melt Pot, to make an infinite number of colours. The more drops you put in, the deeper the shade!
Today see's one of the last of Sue's Christmas Card designs in Crafting My Style... but Sue Wilson has certainly kept the last till best - this is an absolutely gorgeous Christmas Card Design that would certainly look special on anyone's mantelpiece over the festive period.....
Creative Expressions Blog Hop Prize Winners A big "Thank You" to everyone who took part in the Creative Expressions Blog Hop last week! Judging by all of the positive comments we received along the way, it certainly seems like everyone had a good time and enjoyed taking part and checking out the magnificent projects. The Blog Hop Prize Draw has now closed and the winners have been selected, read on to see if you are one of our lucky winners! The Prizes: Each blog will have a set of prizes to give-away including a Creative Expressions Stamp (see which stamp is allocated to which blog below), a Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue, a couple of pots of glitter and Cosmic Shimmer Silver Shine Details Embossing Powder!
1 x Creative Expressions Zentangled Flower Pre-Cut Stamp 1 x Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue 1 x Silver Shine Details Embossing Powder and a couple of pots of glitter ...And the winner is...... Lucy Edmondson "That embossing powder looks lovely Kim, and I love the die shape you have used!"
1 x Creative Expressions Zentangled Saying Pre-Cut Stamp 1 x Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue 1 x Silver Shine Details Embossing Powder and a couple of pots of glitter ...And the winner is...... Elaine Hood
"A very nice Man card I like it a lot"
1 x Creative Expressions Precious Purse Pre-Cut Stamp
1 x Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue
1 x Silver Shine Details Embossing Powder and a couple of pots of glitter
...And the winner is...... Maggie C:
1 x Creative Expressions "I Do" Pre-Cut Stamp 1 x Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue 1 x Silver Shine Details Embossing Powder and a couple of pots of glitter ...And the winner is...... Janet "I spent the morning with my friend Bea, doing some caught in crystal sheets just do do this card after we saw it on C&C. Thrilled to have the detailed instructions now! Janet (from Kent)"
Thanks again to everyone who took part and made our Blog Hop a great success. A massive thanks go out to our Design Team for taking the time to create such wonderful projects especially for our hop.
Follow this News blog to keep up to date with our latest news including regular updates from our Design Team! By following this blog, you will find inspiration from lots of exciting crafty makes, learn what's featuring on our regular Create & Craft Shows and also you will find out about future competitions (which we are already planning)!
If you are wondering what to do on Sunday, then Julia Watts may have the answer! Julia will be on Create & Craft to show you brand new stamps from Heartfelt Creations brand new collections: Sweet Juliet & Floral Keys!
Julia will be on C&C at 12pm & 5pm on Sunday (Freeview 36/Sky 671/Freesat 813)
This week, we want to hear about the WORST Christmas Presents you have ever received (or perhaps heard of someone else receiving).
The prize today is a collection of festively coloured glitters and 2 x CE Christmas Bauble Singles Stamps!
To take part, please visit our FACEBOOK PAGE and LIKE the Fun Time Friday post (pinned to the top of the page), leave a COMMENT about your worst presents and SHARE this post with your friends (let's grow this amazing community!).
The competition will close at 5pm today and the winner will be announced on Facebook shortly afterwards!
Good luck everyone (can't wait to hear your stories!)
If you are stuck for inspiration to make your Christmas cards this year, then maybe you should tune in to Crafting My Style today to watch a video tutorial with Sue Wilson for a lovely Christmas Card idea!