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MDF Christmas doves…

Good Morning everyone,

Here is my Mondays Creative Expressions post.  Last christmas card for the month of August but I also think if you change the foliage and embossing folder it could easlly be a wedding card. I like doves as they are quite versatile, I think they could work for Christmas, weddings, christenings, sympathy.

Items used are…

Sue Wilson – Canadian collection Vancouver background

MDF Christmas mega grab bag embellishments

Sue Wilson – holly sprays

Sue Wilson – poinsettia

snow paper

glitter

embossing folder frosty swirls

clear day and basil leaf colour cloud blending ink

duck egg blue and coconut white foundation card

Phil Martin cosmic shimmer – cosmic twinkles – chic grey blue

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Thanks for looking x

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Hello…

Hi everyone, I have another card to share with you, nice and colourful,
items used are…
Sue Wilson poinsettia with matching stamp
Phil Martin leafy background
Sue Wilson expressions die- Hello
Sue Wilson delicate fronds
coconut and lilac foundation card
sticky sheet
diamond snow glitter
lilac whisper cloud ink
wild orchid flowers
centre pearl from stash

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Thanks for looking x

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Good morning everyone,

So carrying on with the Christmas theme in August for my Creative expressions post, I decided to go very blingy LOL, On the team we are encouraged to try different things like create your own backgrounds etc, so this card is very different for my usual white cards. Its nice to try something different now and again.

Ingredients are…

Foundations card in ivory

Sue Wilson dove of peace

Sue Wilson snowflakes

Sue Wilson frosty swirls embossing folder

Phil Martin leafy background stamp

Gold glitter embossing powder

Im back mid week for another card…..

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Thanks for looking x

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Exciting news….

Hi everyone,

just a quick post to give you UK crafters some news regarding Creative Expressions and a brand new craft channel….

Creative Expressions launching with Hochanda

Guess who’s been invited to join the new TV shopping channel Hochanda, dedicated to crafts, hobbies and arts for their launch on the Thursday 27 August, 2015? Yes, you’ve guessed it – Creative Expressions have and they can’t wait to be part of this exciting new channel.

Creative Expressions’ talented team of demonstrators will all be appearing on the new channel, so all look out for Sue Wilson, Phill Martin, John Lockwood and Julia Watts.

Popular paper crafter John Lockwood will be kicking off proceedings with a ‘One Day Special’ showcasing two of Creative Expressions’ best-selling brands – Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson

and Cosmic Shimmer Colour Cloud. This beautiful collection of dies haven’t been demoed on TV before, so make sure you tune in to see John work his magic with these and the fabulous Cosmic Shimmer Colour Cloud Blending Inks.

Keep up with the latest news – check out Hochanda’s facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Hochanda for the latest updates as you don’t want to miss this exciting launch and make sure to ‘Like them’ too!

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A little bit of summer…

Hi everyone,

Well after all the Christmas cards Ive been doing, I thought I would make a card using a nice soft yellow colour. I think its turned out quite well. Ive still used Sue Wilson poinsettia die just to show you it doesn’t have to be that flower and it can look different just by changing the colour.  So ingredients are…

Memory box- distressed baptism collage

Sue Wilson magical butterflies

colour cloud ink in lemon meringue

swirl stamp -honey doo

sticky sheet

Glitter

3mm pearls

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Thanks for looking

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Jade coloured Christmas…

Hi everyone,

Today is my Creative Expressions post, Im going to make a couple of changes to save any confusion and I know some of you don’t do Facebook, so where as I used to post a different card on my Facebook page it will now be the same card as this one,  I will however be posting another card later in the week on here and my Facebook page.

This is because when i post my creative expressions card I’m only allowed to use their products, which is totally fine, but I still like to use other items by different companies, so thats why I have decided to do 2 separate posts a week.

So onto todays card, Ive decided to do a different coloured Christmas card which I think works well.

The items I have used are…

Sue Wilson classic poinsettia with matching stamp, I stamped using white embossing powder on vellum and coloured with the new colour cloud blending inks using the colour ‘jade forest’

Sue Wilson snowflakes  (top corner)

Sue Wilson Canadian collection, Montreal

Sue Wilson trailing ivy inked with cloud ink ‘basil leaf’

Sue Wilson dove of peace

Foundation card ivory

Ill add a sentiment at a later date

Trellis mask inked with cloud ink ‘jade forest’

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Thanks for looking x

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Dove of peace…

Good morning everyone, so its my Creative Expressions Monday blog, don’t they roll round quick?

Todays card I have decided to do a blue Christmas card using the following items all from Creative Expressions…

Sue Wilson snowflake background

dove of peace

pierced flags

classic poinsettia

shaded poinsettia stamp

white embossing powder

sticky sheet

blue colour cloud ink (sorry didn’t write down what blue I used…slapped wrist)

brilliant blue ultra fine glitter

3mm pearls

white ribbon

dazzler

So I cut out a piece of coconut white card just enough to fit under the snowflake background, covered it with a sticky sheet, then peeled the top layer off and smothered it with the ultra fine blue glitter.  Cut out the snowflake die, cut out a rectangle frame just to give it a nicer finish, glued it onto my glitter sheet.

Stamped and cut 2 lots of poinsettia in vellum, coloured it on the back with a blue cloud ink, a little shaping then layered them up, shaped the pierced flag and glued bothe onto the background.  Added the dove with a foam pad to lift it off the card. Added some pearls to the background.

Cut my base layer card, added some ribbon and a dazzler, then mounted the background onto it.

Hope you like it…

Please click on to my Facebook page for a different card.  www.facebook.com/PaperPastimes

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Thanks for looking x

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Card winner….

Evening everyone, so I’ve just got my hubby to randomly pick a name and the winner is…..JUNE SMITH…..

Well done June you have 24 hours to e mail your address and i will get it in the post to you

my emai is  debbi_3000@yahoo.co.uk

Thank you to everyone who left a comment, another giveaway soon.. xxx..

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It’s Christmas….

Hi everyone.

Today is the start of a new month for my Creative Expressions post and it’s Christmas again LOL.

So the items I have used are… Sue Wilson snowflake background, classic poinsettia made with snow paper, inked and then glittered, pierced flags.

Sentiment is typed from PC.

The little angel is made from MDF and comes as part of a pack, I have painted it white and then inked and glittered it.

Coconut white card and vintage silver card.

So would anyone like this card?? I am giving it away, so if you leave a comment I will choose a name at random and send the card to you.

If you pop over to my Facebook page (click on the link) I have another card to share with you. https://www.facebook.com/PaperPastimes

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Wonderful Christmas…

Hi everyone,  Here I am with my Monday Creative Expressions post, Im still continuing with the Christmas theme and I will be all through August. Ive kept this card quite simple, using the classic poinsettia, snowflake lattice folder, illuminated christmas tree (I cut the top off and layered it under the flower), Canadian montreal, vintage gold card.  On the poinsettia I have used Creative Expressions snow fibre paper which I have inked around the edges..  This paper has a lovely texture and it makes beautiful soft flowers. The sentiment was typed from the PC.

Please checkout my Facebook page to see a different card. Here is the link…https://www.facebook.com/PaperPastimes

Thanks for looking x

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