DAY TWELVE of the 12 Days of Techniques!!!

December 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Graphic 45, Provocraft

First off we would like to thank you for your AMAZING support for our First Ever 12 Days of Techniques. We love, love to share our favorite techniques using our unique color core cardstock and we are so happy that all of YOU were a part of it this year. We have had TWELVE unique and amazing days and have had a blast. We hope you do, too.  THANK YOU!

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

Day One: Sanding

Day Two: Tearing

Day Three: Embossing

Day Four: Debossing

Day Five: Distressing

Day Six: Scoring

Day Seven: Outlining

Day Eight: Label

Day Nine: Antiquing

Day Ten: Corrugating

Day Eleven: As is

And Today’s Technique is PUNCHING!

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!  Make sure you leave a comment here letting us know how much you have been enjoying the 12 Days of Techniques! Make sure you check out our Facebook page!

***Please note that we would LOVE to see if you were inspired for our 12 Days of Give-a-ways! So make sure you tell us here in your comments OR link us up on our Facebook Page. YOU MIGHT JUST SEE YOURSELF ON OUR BLOG!*****

Now on to today’s technique….PUNCHING. Who makes the best punches ever? Yup, you guessed it. FISKARS IS OUR SPONSOR AGAIN!  So today’s winner will get some punches from Fiskars in addition to their Core’dinations goodies listed above.  Wanna see ’em?

Postage Stamp

Threading Water:

And Notebook:

WAHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And with that we have some Gorgeous cards from Design Team Member Debbie Standard. Debbie used her Fiskars embossed border punches which are double the benefit with Core’dinations because you get to punch AND emboss in one shot! LOVE this first card paired with the Graphic 45!

In addition to the embossed punches, Debbie embossed her white Core’dinations with Provocraft folders.


Core’dinations and Helmar Adhesives have joined forces and will be bringing you the FIRST major event of the NEW YEAR! Join us for major inspiration and MORE give-a-ways!!!


So who is ready for yesterdays WINNER?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

Michelle Hodges says:

December 23, 2010 at 11:49 pm

Love all the cards & techniques!!
Thanks so much for the inspiration!!


67 Responses to “DAY TWELVE of the 12 Days of Techniques!!!”
  1. lesley says:

    Thank you SO much for the 12 days techniques…it offered such great ideas, not only for scrapbooking my pages, but other great craft ideas too. you guys are the greatest! have a peaceful and happy holiday everyone

  2. Pam Spradlin says:

    Gorgeous cards today. I especially love that tree on the first card…it is so cute and full of texture. Thank you for all the techniques you have shown us. Merry Christmas.

  3. Irene L says:

    Thanks so much for all the techniques. I have used them in my multimedia art work as well as cards and layouts. Happy Christmas.

  4. ruth tacoma says:

    I love punches & edge punches are one of my faves! Thanks for all the inspiration over the past weeks. 🙂

  5. StampinCathy says:

    All the cards are awesome using the punches. I just love Fiskars punches and love the look using this fabulous CS. Thanks so much for a chance. Merry Christmas!

  6. Lindy says:

    Thanks so much for the 12 Days of Techniques. So many great ideas and inspiration. I {heart} Fiskars punches. Love the projects. Have a very joyous holiday season. Looking for the 2011 with Core’dinations and Helmar.

  7. Ying says:

    Thank you for so many great ideas!

    Hope everyone is having fun with their goodies!

  8. Linda Beeson says:

    So cute, loving that little tree.

  9. {vicki} says:

    I love punches!

    Thanks for great giveaways and great things to look forward too.
    Merry Christmas to everyone at Coredinations!

  10. Helene says:

    Oh yeah! I LOVE those punches! I have the postage stamp, it’s lovely!

  11. Tracey says:

    These cards look wonderful. I must admit that I have never used an edge punch and would love to try.

  12. Su C. says:

    I enjoyed the 12 Days of Techniques, so many great ideas! Thank you! Today’s cards are awesome! I love the punched tree! I have to look for the Fiskars embossed border punches! Merry Christmas!

  13. That postage stamp punch is my favorite, too. The embossed Whitewash on Debbie’s card is just awesome, but I really love that lacy edge on the Christmas tree. Thanks for all the fun this holiday. Can’t wait to see more!

  14. cort says:

    Thanks for all the creative inspiration leading up to Christmas! It was awesome to have some new ideas to try in the coming year! Happy Holidays!

  15. wendi r says:

    I love border punches and the texture they can add to a project!!! that tree card is adorable!!! thanks for all the fun tips!!! Merry Christmas

  16. tammy k says:

    oh, these cards are gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. Sue Stultz says:

    Thank you for the 12 days of techniques. Punching is a very big part of my scrapbooking. I use several different punches on my pages and I use them on my cards. Thanks again for the ideas you have given us.

  18. Denise C. says:

    Gorgeous, gorgeous cards! I have loved seeing all your techniques! Thank you for doing this 🙂 I’m looking forward to more next year 🙂

  19. Lisa W says:

    Thank you for these past 12 days of techniques, yes I have been inspired! I’m a fan of you and Helmar and am looking forward to what you bring us next.
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you!

  20. CindyM says:

    Thank you so much for the 12 days of techniques, this is the most versatile paper there is!! I love it!!

  21. Amy K says:

    What a wonderful 12 days – thanks Core’dinations! Looking forward to the excitement of 2011.

    Enjoy your much deserved time off. Happy Holidays!

  22. T Babb says:

    I enjoyed the 12 days of techniques. Love Love Love Coredinations. Also love the border punches. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  23. Lori Leng says:

    Thank you so much for some great techniques, wonderful inspirations and terrific prizes. This has been a lot of fun and look forward to next months fun. Hugs, Lori

  24. Jean Marmo says:

    Love, love punches! Love that Christmas tree on the card! Another wonderful technique. Thank you so much for all the inspiration!

  25. Glynis says:

    Thanks you soooo much for all those fabulous techniques and inspiration!! I’ve been having a blast playing with my core’dinations and all the great things I’ve learned these past few days! Merry Christmas :O)

  26. Lesley from WI says:

    Loved your 12 days of techniques and I learned some new and fun techniques that I cannot wait to try. Merry Christmas

  27. Tona says:

    Thanks so much for the last 12 days of techniques. I’ve gotten lots of inspiration from them. I haven’t had a chance to try anything yet but I have plans to 😉

  28. Ann says:

    These techniques have been inspiring! It’s nice to see the finished samples after watching the videos!

  29. Simply stunning! I have really enjoyed these 12 techniques and the amazing samples from the design team. Thanks so much for the crafty inspiration. Have a happy Christmas and really looking forward to the big even you have lined up for the new year!!

  30. Doris Widder says:

    Oh wow! Those cards are gorgeous!!! I sure do love Fiskars border punches! They have high quality, well made and easy to use punches. My budget only allows for me to get 1 per month, so I have 3 now. 😀 I haven’t tried any of their embossing punches yet. After seeing those gorgeous cards, I’ll have make sure I get one next month! 🙂 Thank you so much for chance to win three classic punches from Fiskars! I look forward to seeing the projects for the team up with Helmar (my favorite adhesives!!!).

  31. I’ve enjoyed this series of techniques so much! Thanks for everything!

  32. Dakota Bear says:

    Thank you for the 12 days of techniques. I have truly enjoyed coming to your blog and learning some news ways to add design to my projects.

  33. you have done a fantastic job on all the different techniques of core’dinations. I have learned a lot of techniques that I will be using when I sit down to scrap and make cards. I love your blog and want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas.

  34. That “loopy” tree is fabulous!

    And thank you again for a fabulous holiday event. There are so many wonderful techniques I’m going to be trying out soon using my Coordinations papers.

  35. Villa Steeves says:

    First of all, I want to thank you for the 12 Days of Techniques! It’s fun to learn new ways of doing what you do! I Love! Love! Love Punches! It never occured to me to use one as done with the Christmas tree. So cute! Thanks for the chances at prizes and Merry Christmas to all!

  36. Patchi says:

    I love punches! And I really love those edge punches you are gifting!

    Thanks for a great set of techniques that will inspire many, many projects this next year!

  37. Karenladd says:

    Oh, I LOVE punches and pairing them with Core’dinations makes them even more fun. Really like the christmas tree…what a unique look! Thanks for the chance to win and a Merry, Merry Christmas to all!

  38. Larissa Heskett says:

    I am so EXCITED about the giveaway!! I just LOVE PUNCHES!! =)

  39. rebecca keppel says:

    Fabulous cards! I love the light sanding on the punched edges– a great idea! Merry Christmas and thanks for all the inspiration!

  40. Kellie says:

    Just love Core!! Great products!! Can’t wait to see next weeks stuff! Thanks for all the inspiration!!

  41. Carol Douglass says:

    Oh boy, border punches. I only own one and would love to have these in my collection. Thanks for the 12 days of Christmas and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you.

  42. Cynthia B. says:

    wahoo! Love me some border punches, and Fiskars, that love started with the Threading Water punch. 🙂
    Thanks for the chance to win – Core’dinations + Fiskars sounds like a perfect match!

  43. Denise Bryant says:

    Fabulous ideas with punches! Thanks for sharing with us!
    I’ve really enjoyed the 12 Days of Techniques!

  44. Marie Butler says:

    Fiskars punches are great. I like the ideas on the cards, especially the tree. Happy crafting!!

  45. misty willis says:

    I came in late, but have loved all of the techniques! THe projects and inspiration is phenomenal!!!! I am marking my calendar for the blog hop….I don’t want to come in late to that!!!! Have a very Merry Christmas!!!!

  46. Laura Stewart says:

    fun projects!

  47. Elizabeth P says:

    I have loved every minute of these special 12 days ! You think you know just what to do, and the Core’dinations brings it to life for you with the videos. I love punches of all kinds, my favorites are edge punches, because you can layer several and it adds so much to a card! Hmmm..that gives me an idea ! Again, thanks so much for everything, and a Merry Christmas to all.

  48. Deb Long says:

    I love punches, and these cards are beautiful samples! Thank you so much for the 12 Days feature – I had so much fun and learned a lot!

  49. Lisa H. says:

    These Punches are Great!

  50. marie-anne raeman says:

    love the techniques you have used in all the projects and it has given me lots of inspiration.
    and i’m very crazy of the punches

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