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 - 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.



Sunday, 15 November 2015

Final two NEW Dies Sets for today

Many thanks for reading about all our fantastic new Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson over the last couple of days.  We hope you are enjoying our sneak preview and we have given you lots of inspirational ideas. We have two more beautiful Die Sets, which both belong to the Mini Gemini Collection. They are the Indus (shown right) and the Corvus, which can both be used as headers, footers or as borders to enhance your designs.  There are lots more new designs to share with you over the next two days, so check back first thing tomorrow morning.  Meanwhile, for more information on how Sue has created this lovely card, have a look at her blog.


New - Mini Striplet Craft Die design by Sue Wilson

Another new Striplet to show you but this time it's a Mini version, which will be very useful for making smaller cards.  This Creative Expressions' Craft Die Set is designed by Sue Wilson and has a contemporary Intertwining Circle design that is illustrated to great effect on the card shown. Find out more at Sue's own blog and look out for our final two new Die Sets at 4.30pm this afternoon.

Day 3 of Creative Expressions' New Craft Dies Release

Good morning on Day 3 of our release of new Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson. We kick off this morning with two stunning Striplet Die Sets - the Lattice Window CED1615 (shown right) and the Ornate Octagons CED1614.  Beautifully versatile, these dies can be used as a background for a whole card or as border or insert. Visit Sue's blog now to find out more and check back at lunchtime to see our next new die set.



Saturday, 14 November 2015

Two more exciting designs from the Frames & Tags Craft Dies Collection

Meet Emma and Zoe - two brand new additions to the fabulous Frames & Tags Collection. Elegant and intricate, these die sets give you numerous design opportunities.  The card show, designed by Sue Wilson showcases the Zoe die set in it's centre.  Have a look at Sue's blog for more inspirational ideas. To complete the set, watch out for our blog at 4.30pm this evening where we reveal the final two die sets in this collection.



Two new Frames & Tags Craft Die sets from Creative Expressions

Good morning and welcome to the second day of our very special launch of a new collection of Craft Dies designed for Creative Expressions by Sue Wilson.
Watch out for three blogs today showcasing six new additions to the Frames & Tags Collection. These versatile and beautiful dies are designed to co-ordinate beautifully with each other and give you multiple frame and tag choices.
We kick off today with an introduction to Hannah and Alexandra and Hannah features in the stunning card shown.  We know you will love it, so have a look at Sue's blog, for full details.  Watch out for our next post at 12.30 today!


Introducing Tessa and Grace from the Frames & Tags Collection

Last but certainly not least, we would like to introduce you to Tessa and Grace from the Frames & Tags Collection.  These lovely lassies complete the set and offer endless creative opportunities.  Sue has used Grace to create this pretty card - find out how, on Sue's blog



And don't to forget to vote for Sue and Creative Expressions in the International Craft Awards!