Thursday, 12 June 2014

Blog Hop Time!

Welcome to the Creative Expressions June 2014 Blog Hop! Hopefully you got here from Neil's blog, but if you didn't, here's the start at the Creative Expressions News Blog!
The four new large Frame stamps from Creative Expressions have been designed with co-ordinating mini frames inside, which can be used separately or as a whole and also swapped with other frame designs in the range. There are also an additional four mini frame designs, plus sentiment sets which have been designed to fit inside the various frames.
One randomly selected person commenting on this blog post before the closing date will win a fabulous prize of some of the new stamp designs.
For my project, I couldn't resist using my favourite Gilding Flakes and mask, as well as my new toy, Micro Beads. 
Thank you for visiting my blog, please leave a comment below in order to be in with a chance of winning a prize!
The winner chosen at random  for commenting on my blog will get this fab bundle of goodies





Once you have done that, you will need to click here to visit Kerry's blog.
To help you along the way, here is a list for the Blog Hop:-
6. Tracy Heaton (you are here)
Start page, prize details and how to take part: are on the Creative Expressions News Blog. The blog hop started on Thursday 12th June at 10am and ends Tuesday 17th June at 5pm.
Thank you for taking part in our Blog Hop – good luck!

96 comments:

  1. Loving the new frame stamps, they work really well with gilding flakes

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  2. lovely card, I also like guilding flakes
    hugs michelle xxxx

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  3. Lovely results. I've never tried guilding flakes yet - must have a go!

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  4. Hello Tracey, I also like the effects of gilding flakes and like what you have done with these new stamps, I like how you have framed the stamp with another type of frame, clever.
    X Ros Hodgkins

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  5. One word.... Gorgeous!! Hugs Sylvie X

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  6. Clever idea to use in home decor

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  7. Lovely .Just got some gilding flakes, will have to give it a try

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  8. So many ways to use these stamps love the gilding flakes beautiful card

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  9. Once again we are shown the versatility of these lovely stamps.Gilding flakes are one of my most used crafty items.Your card is lovely Tracy,thank you for sharing.

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  10. what a beautiful make - loving the gilding flakes - brilliant x

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  11. An amazing card and I can never resist a few gilding flakes!

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  12. Simply stunning. Love gilding flakes and your card is just lovely. Sarah

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  13. Absolutely stunning love the gilding flakes
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  14. Lovely card and colors used

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  15. Lovely card. I do like using gilding flakes.....xx

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  16. Gilding flakes, a certain winner. Lovely card.

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  17. Love how you have used these frames with the gilding flakes, beautiful cards.

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  18. Wow, love the gilding flakes, beautiful card. xxx

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  19. Absolutely Fabulous project love the guilding flakes and micro beads too.
    Love Carol x

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  20. Super card, love the gilding and the micro beads
    Best wishes, Pat

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  21. Love guilding flake, so many different uses for the stamps, suberb.

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  22. A beautiful card. Love the gilding flakes.

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  23. OH THOSE FLAKES CANT STOP USING THEM WHEN I START. WONDERFUL CARD

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  24. A very elegant card. Nice combination of shapes and colours.

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  25. Lovely I adore using gilding flakes and micro beads Just wish my results were as stunning as yours

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  26. Beautiful Tracey, love gilding flakes, they always make a card look top notch. Love the design.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  27. Hi Tracy,
    Very nice indeed. Gilding flakes look lovely. I'm new to this but having fun!
    Love Myra

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  28. I love the colour palette on this card and with the gilding flakes and micro beads makes a beautiful effect on this card. I like the central part of the frame used as a sentiment mat. x

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  29. This is a gorgeous card.I love gilding flakes. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

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  30. Such a simple card to produce such a profound effect. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  31. Beautiful Tracy, another way to show these great stamps. The gilding flakes look so rich x

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  32. Love gilding flakes don't know why I don't use them more often, great card thanks x

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  33. Hi Tracy,

    Wow, what a striking card. I LOVE it! Can't help thinking if it didn't have a sentiment (or a more general statement) it'd make a fine piece of wall art.

    Am bookmarking your blog and all the blogs on the hop for a look in depth later :-)

    Craft hugs,

    T x

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  34. Love that stamp and mask, you've made a fabulous project with them :-)
    Hugs Julie x

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  35. Lovely card, completely different again from the others. All are wonderful as are the stamps.
    Will have to look at your blog more often.
    Hugs, Rose

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  36. Love how you have used the gilding flakes on this card. It's very different to anyone else's. All the cards are simply gorgeous. Thanks for the chance to win some blog candy.

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  37. What a good use of guilding flakes, it really pushes the stamp to the front, lovely effect.

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  38. This looks fabulous Tracy. love the background. great blog hop
    catherine

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  39. I love the effect of the gilding flakes but when I use them I gild my card, the carpet, my desk, and anything within a 3 foot radius. Never mind, a sparkly craft room is a good thing! Your card is very striking Tracy, tfs. Pat x

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  40. I share your love of gilding flakes and this card is beautiful. x

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  41. Oh nice. I do like gilding flakes even if I get all sticky -well worth the effort as your card shows.
    Janet in Kent

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  42. Lovely card Tracey, loving the guilding flakes xxx

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  43. WOW stunning card with all my fave techniques! Bookmarking your blog for later.
    Sheila x

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  44. So elegant, I love whole layout.

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  45. stunning card, love the design and colours

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  46. Oh gilding flakes one of my favourites!!! Exquisite card xx

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  47. Hi, I always forget how effective using gilding flakes with a stamp is! This is a beautiful card! I'm really enjoying this blog hop. Thank you. Anne O

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  48. Hi Tracy, superb card, love to see how others use gilding flakes, and this is great inspiration. Bx

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  49. Gorgeous card. Love gilding flakes.

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  50. Like the card And different use of mask

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  51. Striking card, had to put it on close up to really appreciate the gilding flakes and micro beads, love that technique !

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  52. Gorgeous card - really striking. Love the gilding flakes and the frame.
    Marion B xx

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  53. Hi Tracey - I am absolutely 'blown away' by all the different ideas for these stamps. Your gilded flake one is stunning. Love it. What great ideas from the blog hop. Luv M

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  54. Hi Tracy. What a gorgeous card, I love the new frame stamps, so pretty. I also love using gilding flakes and microbeads, they give such great results don't they ? Take care.

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  55. Quite different. Thanks for the chance to win. Beautiful prize.

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  56. Ooh, lovely. I have not used my gilding flakes much, so am inspired to have a go now : )

    Lesley x

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  57. Must get my gilding flakes out again! Lovely card, great stamps.
    Elaine x

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  58. This reminds me of a crisp and frost autumn morning, looking through a iron fence! It's so so nice - BIG fan of gilding flakes too - and love this way of using them - something i will attempt!! Love that mask - which one is it? I must add it to my collection!!!! Maxine x

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  59. WOW awesome idea ~ it looks more like a decorative piece of stained glass to use for home decor:)

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  60. WOW Tracey! A very striking card, unusual colours too but I think they are great. Love these stamps.

    Love Sheila xx

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  61. Hi Tracy, the guilding flakes look amazing on your card, with the fabulous stamps and mask. Thanks for sharing a great idea for the stamps. Fern x

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  62. Love the background you have created with the guilding flakes, stunning!

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  63. Love this technique, more like it please.
    Mariax

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  64. Beautiful card. Love the mask.

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  65. Super card. Thank you for sharing.

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  66. Hi Tracey, I love The Card you have made for The Blog Hop I really Love Gilding Flakes and my Favourite Micro Beads I think they make your Card feel so tactile.
    Thanks for sharing
    Hugs from Sam x

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  67. Lovely card, so pretty, gilding flakes make a card look really elegant.

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  68. very pretty - has inspired me to get out the gilding flakes again

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  69. Great card. Love the colours! Suz xxx

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  70. Striking card, really love the guilding too

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  71. Lovely project and as others have said, quite striking, best wishes Jackie D

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  72. A fabulous card I love the design of in, and the diecut layer and the rest is stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  73. Good afternoon Tracy, you're doing Sue's fire and ice technique that she has fallen for at the moment. I love the die that you have used on your card as well as it being delicate and open shows off your drama and the centre stamping. Thank you
    love and crafty hugs
    Norah (glenochil)

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  74. Very pretty. I also need to start using microbeads.

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  75. lovely card - can't wait to try this technique.

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  76. Hi Tracy love the way you used the fantastic stamp,gilding flakes,and the mask is super.
    Ita.

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  77. Good thing about blog hops, everybody does something different,x

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  78. Hi Tracy
    I love gilding flakes too, just hoped by to say Hi and I love anything by Creative Expressions !

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  79. So many different uses for the same stamp - amazing variety and this is gorgeous x

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  80. Great card - would be great for a birthday around Bonfire Night x

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  81. That's a very cool design. I love how you've used the gilding flakes.

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  82. What a lovely card, love using gilding flakes

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  83. Great card!! I've got some micro beads but not got round to using them yet - bit daunting!!

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  84. I absolutely love these colours together. Thank you for a great idea! The black and orange works for the old Gothic side of me.

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  85. Love the use of the gilding flakes in this card.
    Beautiful - thank you for sharing.

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  86. A lovely card, gilding flakes look so sumptuous in 'the flesh'.

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  87. clean and simple but stunning xx

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  88. This is lovely. Must get some micro beads and have a go.

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  89. beautiful card it shows that these frames can be used in lots of ways. I love the gilding flakes and microbeads.

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