Fabulous Friday Finds

First up..don’t forget to check out our June Challenge!!!

All you need to do is journal and show us a fun Hard Core technique and you can get up to TWO chances to win!!

Check out details here.

Today we have some GORGEOUS creations to share with you from some of our Hard Core fans! We love love love seeing Core in action and these layouts are no exception.

First up we have a layout from Ann Sigga using Basic Grey Core Impressions.  Here is a little bit about the layout from Anna,

“My older girl making her first cairn (rock pile) at
Laufskálavarda with the help of her grandma.When passing
Laufskálavarda for the first time, legend has it that if you add to a
rock pile then you are blessed with luck on the journey.

And some details about the techniques from Anna,

“Core’diantions cardstock is one of my favesand I absolutely
love the embossed CS.  You can really make a layout pop using those
beautiful patterns – and the sanding part is kinda fun. (We totally agree!) 🙂
I wanted to be able to transfer the texture of the lave rocks onto the
layout without losing that pink flowery feel. And the Basic Grey
Core’dinations cardstock was just perfect. I sanded the CS lightly
with my sanding block and voila – my background was perfectly pretty!”

And next up we have a layout from Anna-Karin Evaldsson.

Here are a few details that Anna-Karin shared with us about the techniques on this layout,

“A sheet of Core’dinations cardstock was cut into squares, embossed with patterns that worked well with the theme of the layout and sanded. They were adhered to black cardstock and then stitched together. I really like the tone on tone and textured effect. Two of the flowers were also dry embossed and then inked. The flower, alphabet and quote were white embossed on vellum. I had some fun with shrink plastic and stamped the little man, the telephone and the number strip on white shrink plastic. I also used a normal sized impression of the phone (symbolising that he can talk to his Godparents any time). The title was stamped with Distress Ink on sticky back canvas. The journaling is on the tag behind the photo and is about my sister and her DH being godparents to our little boy, and what that means, for instance that they will always listen and try to help. The Dymo text translates: ‘Always there for you’.


Supply list: Core’dinations cardstock; Cuttlebug and Sizzix embossing folders; Hero Arts stamps: Vintage,  Plaid Person, Playful letters; Darkroom Door quote stamp; Stamper’s Anonymous flower and alphabet stamp; Stazon Black ink; Ranger Distress Ink Pumice Stone and Seafoam White Embossing powder; Paperbag Studios number stamp; Dymo tape; BasicGrey patterned paper; Prima flowers; vellum; Tim Holtz Sizzix tag die; Panduro velvet hearts; Reprint trim; lace; mini stapler; tiny button.

Thank you so much for sharing your creations with us!!! We love to see what our Hard Core fans are doing with Core’dinations.


10 Responses to “Fabulous Friday Finds”
  1. Tona says:

    Both of these are fantastic layouts!!!

  2. These are both so wonderful . . love them!

  3. Beautiful pages -love how she stitched together the different embossing sections on that second one!

  4. Beautiful layouts, love the one with the stitching!

  5. Anna-Karin says:

    Thank you so much for showcasing my layout! It was a great seeing it on the blog. I had so much fun with my Core’dinations cardstock on that layout. Love the tone on tone effect of dry embossing and sanding.

  6. kim jeffress says:

    OOOO these are both just adorable, thanks for sharing ladies

  7. Anna Sigga says:

    Thank you so much for showcasing my layout! I am all smiles! 😀

  8. CONGRATS to the ladies with being posted on the Core` Blog!! =) I love the details and I can’t wait to play!! =) Have a FABULOUS DAY!! =)

  9. Andrea Amu says:

    Just beautiful… thanks for sharing, ladies!

  10. Lance Betz says:

    Remarkable write-up, give thanks to you, I should pay a visit to once more now!

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