Day FOUR of the 12 Days of Techniques

December 16, 2010 by  
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Welcome to our First Ever 12 Days of Techniques. We are excited to share with you some of our favorite techniques using our unique color core cardstock. Each day a Design Team member is going to share a project featuring a technique with Core’dinations cardstock. We have TWELVE unique and amazing days lined up for you leading right into Christmas Eve Day.

In case you are just joining us today here is what we covered so far:

Day One: Sanding

Day Two: Tearing

Day Three: Embossing

Each day we will be giving away a great selection of Core’dinations ! Each prize will also receive a Dust Buddy and our NEW Sand It Gadget! And today we have one of our favorite sponsors and they have a prize for you in addition to the Core’dinations prize pack!


Anyone know what this cute little  green machine is????

Yup, you guessed it! Todays Winner will also receive this CUTTLEBUG! PLEASE make sure you head over to the Cuttlebug Facebook Page and tell them how much you appreciate their support of the 12 Days of Techniques! We really need to let our sponsors know we appreciate them, it’ll only take a second. The Cuttlebug is so popular it has it’s own Facebook Page!

So what do you need to do to win?????   Watch the Debossing Video here leave us a comment and tell us if you have ever debossed on a project before and promise us if you win that Cuttlebug you will share with us what you created!

Today’s inspirational project comes from Linda Beeson. Doesn’t the Core Essentials neutral cardstock look beautiful against the Gemstone Cardstock?  Such a gorgeous example of how debossing  can add that special to touch to any project.

So anyone want to know who won yesterdays prize pack featuring Core’dinations Cardstock, a Dust Buddy and our NEW Sand It Gadget AND the Sizzix Texture Boutique???

Did someone say……WINNER!!??!!!?!?!?

Yesterday’s winner is………………….

Tona says:

December 15, 2010 at 12:18 pm

I love all of these cards!
My favorite line to emboss is Reminisce from the Vintage collection.

Congrats Tona!!!! We cannot wait to see what you create with your Core’dinations and Provocraft goodies.

Come Back tomorrow for more winners and another BIG give-a-way!!! You won’t want to miss this one. Don’t forget to watch the Video here all about how to deboss.


113 Responses to “Day FOUR of the 12 Days of Techniques”
  1. Asya says:

    Awww I love the snowflakes they are so cute! I think winter is a wonderful theme for crafting! Plus embossed paper looks so professional!

  2. JENNY GIBSON says:

    What a beautiful card.

  3. Knititall says:

    That card is great! I haven’t debossed before but now I’m itching to try it. And of course I’ll share if I win 🙂

  4. Lara Carson says:

    I know what the machine is and what it does…it is an amazing little Cuttlebug! I love embossing so much!

  5. Carla says:

    Wow…I have never used the cuttlebug before!

  6. Karen W says:

    I loved the video – I have debossed before and I occasionally put some glue and glitter in the debossed areas


  7. cowchipper says:

    love my cuttlebug! love to emboss! I have lots and lots of folders

  8. Nikki Brown says:

    I have debossed . . of course it was by accident but I loved the effect! LOL!

  9. Zendalina says:

    really cool. liking it

  10. Darrell says:

    I put ink on the embossing folder and then the paper in it. real nice look

  11. M.Chipman says:

    emboss…. deboss…… i am loving it.

  12. Irene L says:

    Debossing and sanding go together. Love the look.

  13. Julie says:

    I have debossed, but only by hand with a stylus-lots of work! I would love to win the cuttlebug so I could deboss everything that stands still!

  14. JB says:

    great vid. not sure I have done that before but i will try it!

  15. Dave R says:

    yes I have done this. I love my cuttlebug. great tool!

  16. Doris Widder says:

    Wow! I love the way debossing really gives the card that special added “something.” 😀 I’ve never debossed anything and I don’t have any of the cool diecut or embossing machines, so I would imagine that as soon as I get one, I’ll be playing with it for days on end seeing everything it can do! lol 😀

  17. rkokes says:

    I have never tried that before-great card!

  18. Haidee says:

    I really like the whole debossing look. Like the colors. Like the layout of it too!
    Sanding gotta try!


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  19. Sandra ltb says:

    yep deboss all the time for my cards …. only thing is, it does not work with the embossing folders with words! =)
    Thanks for the inspiration and fun!

  20. Mandie W says:

    I have debossed a few projects…. sometimes it’s accidental, LOL! I promise that if I win that cuttlebug I’ll share all my projects with you 🙂

  21. Erika Taylor says:

    Love those debossed snowflakes. And those colors together are fantastic!!! I’ve gotta open up my gemstone pack. YUMMO

    As for debossing, I’ve done it many times and I’m always so please with the outcome.

    Thanks for the eye candy today.

  22. Kim Stathakos says:

    I had never even heard of debossing before viewing this video….and I love embossing. I can’t wait to try this….amazing…and of course I will share…

  23. I’ve never debossed, but I’m going to have to try it now!


  24. Lisa K says:

    Thanks for sharing this technique. I love the snowflakes! Super cute card.

  25. Lindy says:

    I’ve never debossed; but I may have to after watching the video. Of course I’ll share. Thanks for the chance.

  26. louise #3903 says:

    I have done debossing just didn’t know there was a name for it LOL! Would definetly share if I”m lucky enuf to win! Love the snowflake card!

  27. bethann disciascio says:

    i love the way debossing gives that letterpress look, very elegant and classy.

  28. Laurajean says:

    WOW, I have never debossed before, but I lOVE the look….gonna have to try this technique…AND what an AWESOME giveaway…Thanks so much 🙂

  29. Lori N. says:

    I simply must start debossing immediately, how fun! I ended up watching all the videos, what a great resource! Many thanks!

  30. I have not debossed before but I love the look of it & I will definitely be trying it & will share. 🙂

  31. Cathy Harper says:

    Love all the fun techniques! Always forget to deboss, thanks for the reminder!

  32. Tiffany Kendrick says:

    I have never debossed anything. It looks very nice. I will have to try it.

  33. Barb says:

    Gorgeous card!! Love the debossing… espceially with the coor-dinations papers! I have done it before (the first time on accident!) and would love to do it again! I would be more than happy to share my project if I won!!
    barb 🙂

  34. Julia S says:

    Thanks a great video and no I have not tried debossing! Linda’s card is just beautiful…and my favorite color too! Thanks for the chance to win! 😉

  35. Tracey says:

    I would love a Cuttlebug! I would even wrap it and put it under the tree..

  36. Natalie Laney says:

    I have so wanted to get one of these for years. I would just LOVE to win it.

    Just wanted to let you know I think Core’Dinations is just as big as bling in the scrapbooking world.

  37. Cathy B. of IL says:

    We did debossing on cards at a recent class…loved the look and can’t wait to try it myself. The snowflake card is beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win!

  38. Joyce says:

    Wow, what a fabulous prize! Everyone needs a CB to go with their coordinations!

  39. Deb Long says:

    So cool – the videos are awesome. I never thought to flip the embossing folders over!

  40. Kristy Lentz says:

    I have never embossed much less DEBOSSED! I so need to get one of these! If I win, I PROMISE to share my project I make with it!

  41. Liz Hagage says:

    ok so i have to say thats pretty cool i have never debossed if i win i will definetlly share my projects!

  42. Wow, this technique is amazing!!!! I’d love to try it!

  43. tammy k says:

    oh my gosh….I LOVE this technique!!!!!!!!!

  44. Dakota Bear says:

    I have never used the debossed side, but now that I see how great it looks I will think about using it as well on some of my projects.

  45. Jenn Jackson says:

    I love the color combo in you card!! I have only debossed a couple of times and I love it!!! **I hope I win**

  46. Andrea Amu says:

    Yes!! I’ve debossed and I love the look… by the way, cute card, Linda! Love the cream and purple!

    Also love my green machine! We are really good scrappy pals, lol!

  47. Sue Stultz says:

    Cards are beautiful when embossed with a cuttlebug. The cardstock really makes the difference in how the emb ossing looks and the “core dinations” stock is always elegant.

  48. Barb Mc says:

    This card looks great and opens up the “do these colors go together? question that I always have. Thanks for the give-away!

  49. Cherrie says:

    I love the Cuttlebug!!! Ihave never tried Debossing yet – but you bet I will be!!

  50. Cynthia says:

    I’ve never debossed before, and with Core’dinations card stock, I’m sure the results would be amazing! Thanks for the tutorial should I be so lucky to win, I’d definitely give it a try. Thanks for the chance!

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