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Christmas Wishes…

Hi everyone, well its Monday again, it just comes around way too quick.
Its Creative expressions post today, last of my Christmas cards done, so here are the ingredients for this one…
Sue Wilson noble rectangles
Sue Wilson Gemini collection-Pavo
Sue Wilson string flowers
Sue Wilson Deboss snowflake
Sue Wilson snowflake embossing folder
White card
Sentiment created on my PC

Less is more…

Morning everyone, Thought I would dig out my old dies, there are soooo many new dies continuously coming out I tend to forget about the older ones I have. At the moment Im liking ‘less is more’ cards, I have fads, sometimes I like less on cards and sometimes I like more. Todays items I have used are…
Spellbinders buntings and buttons
Spellbinders A2 bracket border one
Sue Wilson noble squares
Annamarie pink gingham card
Butterfly is from a clay mould
Vase was from a pack I picked up from the NEC craft show
Little rose buds from wild orchid crafts
Sentiment typed on my PC and hot foiled
Finished card 7.5 inches

Quick cards…

Hi everyone, Creative Expressions post today, I have 2 cards to share with you, ideal for last minute batch making.
Items used are…
Sue Wilson deboss snowflake die
Sue Wilson catkin stems
Sue Wilson poinsettia
Sue Wilson snowflake lattice embossing folder
Sue Wilson holly sprays
Sue Wilson noble dies-ornate pierced rectangles
3mm pearls
The ‘merry christmas’ sentiment was from a stamps to die for set
the other sentiment was typed on my pc

Foiled sentiments…

Hi everyone, Im still playing with my foiling, I love the look of foiling sentiments so I tried it on vellum and I am really pleased with how it looks.
Other items used are…
Sue WIlson noble pierced squares
Spellbinders A2 bracket border 1
Spellbinders Fleur de elegance
X cut embossing folder-delicate flourishes
Wild orchid flowers
Berries from Annamarie Designs
Handmade angel pin


Hi everyone, Monday’s Creative Expressions post today, Its Christmas this month so here is one for you. I like the ‘joy’ die and Ive popped a little image in the ‘O’ but you can leave it blank if you prefer. Items used are all Sue Wilson dies…
Christmas joy wreath
de-boss snowflake
noble pierced squares
holly sprays
perfect peony
snowflake lattice embossing folder
blush & coconut white foundation card



Foiled sentiments…

Hi everyone, I have a pretty simple Christmas card to share with you all, but what I’m most excited about is the foiled sentiment I have done. So Ive purchased a laser printer, some foils and I already have a cheap laminator to use and…. away I go, foiling all my pc printed sentiments, I love the look of this foiling and will be doing a lot more. I like the fact I can foil whatever style font I have, it gives a more professional look to a card (I think).
Other items used are…
Sue Wilson pierced squares
Crealies book shape dies
snowflake embossing folder
silver mirror card


Hi everyone, Had a great time at the NEC craft show on Saturday, I love the Christmas show there’s such a buzz and of course spent too much on crafty goodness.
So today is my Creative Expressions post and November is Christmas month. Have you finished your Christmas cards yet?? items used are…
Sue Wilson pierced noble squares and rectangles
Sue Wilson Italian collection- corner, border, tag
Sue Wilson Italian collection- Calabria
Sue Wilson festive collection-sentimental bauble
Sue Wilson festive collection- Christmas joy wreath
Sue Wilson weaving dies classic and striped
Fine gold glitter
Vintage gold card

Happy Birthday Mom……

Hi everyone, not a card today but a picture frame I did. The photo is my lovely Mom who’s birthday it is today. We lost her last year to cancer. She would have been 67 today and not a day goes by when I don’t think of her.
The frame is MDF a pack of 2 from Creative Expressions, they are great to decorate to your own taste.
I’ll be back on Monday with my CE post, its Christmas for DT posts for November. xx