Sunday, May 08, 2016

Hello Friend!

This card is featuring the Creative Expressions Australian Collection Melbourne, and the Corner, Border and Tag Dies by Sue Wilson.  It's my dramatic make in black and white for this week's CEDT post. I've also used CE's Leafy Quad Embossing Folder, CE's Dazzlers and CE Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue. Cuts are layered for depth. Topped it all off with rhinestones and double-tied ribbons.
 
Hello Friend Card Recipe
Stamps: Creative Expressions -Petite Lavish Sentiments Clear Stamp Set #CEC746     
Paper: White CS, Black CS and Shimmery Gray Cardstock
Paper Size: 5x7
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Creative Memories Circle Paper Punches, Silver Circle Pearls by Recollections, Creative Expressions Dazzlers, Creative Expressions Leafy Quad Embossing Folder, CE Cosmic Shimmer Glue and Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson; Australian Collection Melboure Set and the  Corner, Border and Tag Dies.
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Layering
 http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/index.php
      
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/productcatalogue/detail.php?pid=CED8102     
 

The amazing
Creative Expressions Design Team has been very busy creating beautiful makes to help inspire you, so be sure to stop by the Creative Expressions BLOG to check out what the  Team has created HERE.  **************************************************************
Thanks for stopping by today! I'll be back to morrow with a House-Mouse make and some fabulous BLOG CANDY that you DONT want to miss! I hope to have inspired your creativity and would love to hear from you! :)   
America

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

A simple Black and White Wedding Card with Creative Expressions

Hello again! I have a quick Wedding Card to share today...
I am following this sketch from Splitcoaststampers.com
 
for challenge SC591, found HERE!

Wedding Card Recipe
Stamps: Creative Expressions - JustRite Clear Stamps - Loving Sentiments      
Paper: White CS, Black CS
Paper Size: 5x7
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Silver lines Ribbon, Recollections Circle Rhinestones, Creative Expressions Dazzlers, CE Pinpoint Rose Embossing Folder and Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson; Australian Melboure Set, Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Layering
 http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/index.php
  
 
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/productcatalogue/index.php?tid=2970&pbid=TYPE&lev=2&did=JUSTRITE%20STAMPS
Thanks for stopping by today! 
I hope to have inspired your creativity and would love to hear from you! :)   America

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

A Lavender Mother's Day and A Colorful Way to Spend the Day!

A Lavender Mother's Day card...
 
I've incorporated a 'lattice' look throughout from the Designer Paper to the sentiment panel to the lattice embossed look on bottom.
CARD RECIPE
Stamps: JustRite Spring Wishes Vintage (sentiment)
Paper: White Cardstock, Sue Wilson Designer Classic Elegance Paper Collection
Paper Size: 5x7
Ink: Stampin' Up! Lavender Lace
Accessories: Stampaholic Tool, Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson; Australian Melbourne, Finishing touches Sweetheart Flowers, Striplets Lattice Window, Frames & Tags Maggie & Pierced Flags, CE/SW PawPrint Lattice EF, Glitter and flat-acrylic beads/dew drops, CE Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Layering
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/index.php
   

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And A Colorful Way to Spend the Day...
 
This is my COLORFUL and happy take for House-Mouse Teamie Sue Drees' current Challenge HMFMC218, themed "Favorite Way to Spend The Day", found over at: 
Come join the FUN 
I've used the Creative Expressions Sue Wilson's Perspectives Collection Happy die set and its matching happy stamp by Creative Expressions. The images are set inside various Circles that were die-cut with the smallest circle from the CE/SW Australian Coll Melbourne die set.
 CARD RECIPE
Stamps: Multiple House-Mouse Designs Individual mousey Stamps, Creative Expressions Happy Hearts and Flowers #UMs684 Stamp. 
Paper: White Cardstock, Black Glossy Cardstock
Paper Size: 5x7
Ink: Stampin' Up! INKS, Kaleidacolor Calypso & Berry Blaze inks
Accessories: Stampaholic Tool, Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson; Australian Melbourne, (for the circles) and Perspectives Collection Happy Die Set (for words), Cuttlebug EF, multi-color flat-acrylic beads/dew drops, CE Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Layering

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This House-Mouse Challenge is PROUDLY Sponsored by the Official Mousey Family;
 Visit the original Home of House-Mouse Designs(R)   
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also proudly Sponsored by...
http://www.stampendous.com/

 A HUGE thanks to both Sponsors for their great generosity! :)

Our Designers at HMFMC simply can't get enough of these adorable House-Mouse, Hoppers and Gruffies Stamps! Come see the amazing work by our mega-talented House-Mouse Designers and join the FUN for great prizes! **************************************************************

SUE WILSON fans... COME CHECK-OUT our new FACEBOOK GROUP!
 https://www.facebook.com/groups/CreativeExpressionsSueWilsonUSAfans/
Sue Wilson also has a NEW Facebook Page! See it HERE: 

Check out Sue's fabulous Blog HERE; PartiCraft (Prticipate In Craft)

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Thanks for stopping by today!I hope to have inspired you and would love to hear from you. Happy Creating! :)
America

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Mother's Day and Thanks Cards using Craft Dies by Sue Wilson

Hello Bloggers!  Welcome back to my Blog on this lovely Saturday morning! Hope you've been having a great week!  I've got 2 fun cards to share with you today.

 First up, a Mother's Day Card for my DT make at Creative Expressions
 
This busy make was started by die-cutting with the lovely Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson: Australian Collection, Border, Corner and Tag Dies multiple times. I've used the border die to create the bottom see-through panel that also cuts through the back panel. I've cut and double layered another border set to place above, giving this card a lovely background. The center medallion was created by multi-layering the die-cut Corner cuts in Black and White cardstock along with this lovely Designer Paper. The Tag die was also used here for center then entire medallion is topped with a black button and bling. Sentiment is by JustRite Stamps, and cut with the CE/SW Pierce Flags Die. 

CARD RECIPE
Stamps:   Just Rite Spring Wishes Vitage Labels and Nine
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black Archival Ink
Paper: Designer DP Stack, Black and White Cardstock
Techniques: Layering
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/index.php 
 http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/productcatalogue/detail.php?pid=CED8102    JustRite Clear Spring Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine Stamps CR-02121**FS!*


The amazing Creative Expressions Design team has been very busy creating beautiful makes to help inspire you, so be sure to stop by the Creative Expressions BLOG to check out what the  Team has created HERE.  **************************************************************

A House-Mouse Thanks!
 
This is my fun take for House-Mouse Teamie Sue Drees' current Challenge HMFMC218, themed "Favorite Way to Spend The Day", found over at: 
Come join the FUN
CARD RECIPE
Stamps: NONE
Ink: NONE
Paper: Black and White Cardstock, and Joanna Sheen's House-Mouse Designs Card-Making Pads Collection "Celebration" Pad.

http://www.joannasheen.com/craft-supplies/housemouse-designs/house-mouse-cardmaking-pads/
Techniques: Layering, Dry Embossing
Accessories:  Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson;  Frames and Tags Pierced Flags, Expressions Thanks Die Set, Perspectives Thank You Circles, and Creative Expressions Knotted Trellis Embossing Folder, also by Sue Wilson. Only other product used is the black half-pearl bling.
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/index.php

************************************************************* These HMD characters illustrated by Ellen Jareckie, are just soooo adorable. This HMFMC Challenge is Proudly sponsored by the Official Mousey Family;
Visit the original Home of House-Mouse Designs(R) 
also proudly Sponsored by...
http://www.stampendous.com/

 A HUGE thanks to both Sponsors for their great generosity! :)

Our Mousey Team at HMFMC simply can't get enough of these adorable House-Mouse, Hoppers and Gruffies Stamps! Come see the amazing work by our mega-talented House-Mouse Designers and join the FUN for great prizes!
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calling all SUE WILSON fans... COME CHECK-OUT our new FACEBOOK GROUP! Come join us as be inspired as we share lots of great tips, ideas, fun makes and latest info on where to find CE/Sue's products !
 https://www.facebook.com/groups/CreativeExpressionsSueWilsonUSAfans/
Sue Wilson also has a NEW Facebook Page! See it HERE: 
Check out Sue's fabulous Blog HERE; PartiCraft (Prticipate In Craft) **************************************************************

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope to have inspired your creativity and would love to hear from you! :)
 
America

Monday, April 25, 2016

Just an IVY Note, Candy News and all about House-Mouse

Hello Crafters!  I sincerely hope you've had a wonderful weekend and have been enjoying the beautiful Spring weather. We have been busy over here in North Carolina preparing for the BIG MOVE to Colorado! And guess what?  I keep running into crafty goodies that I will need to part with since I cant take everything along with me due to Household Weight restrictions!  My loss, but it could be your gain as I will be sharing loads of extras as BLOG CANDY giveaways over the next 5 weeks!  So don't miss out! :)

In the meantime, there is still some crafting to do and loads of makes to share!  For now, here is a fun Ivy card that reminds me so much of Spring.
 
I've created this using Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson that are super FUN and very effective.  These dies layer up beautifully to give depth. Ive randomly sponged the leaves with different Green tones for depth. The background Die was used for the embossing and then turned around for the debossed side that was then sponged to bring out the debossed details better. This background is also twice layered to show off the trellis better. I've used the same DP behind the trellis as the used for base and inside of card for a continuous look that adds just a little more color. The word sentiment die is the perfect size for these pierced Flag cuts and is multi-layered for a 3-D look.

What do you think?

CARD RECIPE
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Sponging, Layering
Stamps: NONE
Paper: DP, White CS, Green CS
Paper Size: 5.25 x 6.5
Ink: Stampin' Up! Green Galore, Sprig Exquisite Crafts Green, Brilliance Archival moonlight white.
Accessories: Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson; Greek Island Collection Background, Frames & Tags Collection Pierced Flags, Finishing Touches Trailing Ivy, Expressions Collection Just A Note
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/index.php
 

 calling all SUE WILSON fans...
 

Sue also has a NEW Facebook Page! For loads of inspiration, see it HERE:


  Check out how Sue is using her fabulous NEW products on her own Blog at; 
PartiCraft (Prticipate In Craft)
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope to have inspired your creativity!  Be sure to stop by again later today as I will be back with a fun House-Mouse card for the brand NEW Challenge over at HMFMC!  
Come join the FUN
These HMD characters illustrated by Ellen Jareckie, are just soooo adorable. We can't get enough of them! Hope to see you joining us for some good FUN and fabulous prizes!

Visit the original Home of House-Mouse Designs(R)
Eeeek! Have a GREAT Mousey-kind-of-crafty day!  :)
America