Gettin’ Krafty with Kate & Clare!

Today we have a super “krafty” layout from designer Kate Nolan-Denham.

I am having a great love of all things Kraft lately and I find myself reaching for the Tim Holtz Kraft-Core all the time . The sweet layout of my grandson I am sharing today is chock-full of this line!

I sanded the background cardstock, Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection No.10, using my Sand it Gadget to give it a bit of an aged look.  To create the rulered mat, I embossed a piece of Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection No.6, with Darice 12″ ruler embossing folders. After fussy cutting out each ruler, I inked them with Distress Ink and added them to a 9″x 8″ mat of Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection No. 23.

The title work is die cut from Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection No.21 and distressed a bit with the Sandit Gadget.  Of course, I always use the Dust Buddy everytime I sand.  The photo mat and die punched hearts are made from scraps of Core’dinations papers I had in my stash.  Got to love stash!

Core’dinations Supplies:

Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection

Tim Holtz & Ranger Distress Collection

Sandit Gadget

Dust Buddy

Other Supplies:

Darice Ruler Embossing Folder

Tim Holtz Distress Ink

Pebbles Paper

EK Success Punches

Dienamic Dies

Want2Scrap Bling

Helmar ZapDots & Premium Craft Glue

And ..the GREAT thing about Kraft Core is you can use a little or a lot!  Check out Clare Buswell’s card here using all kinds of Core’dinations Cardstock including a paper ruffle flower from Kraft Core.  You can mix & match Core beautifully, don’t you think? Add some of the Tim Holtz Ranger Distress collection, too!

Check out more of Clare’s paper ruffles HERE. Gorgeous!


 And just love love how she stamped on the Whitewash Cardstock.



5 Responses to “Gettin’ Krafty with Kate & Clare!”
  1. Ava Gavloski says:

    Wow, team CORE, those are smashing projects showcaing the core so well. Visitor’s you have to get some of that core!!! Neat trick on the ruler fussy cutting Kate. Clare, i must try that paper ruffle, really like how the core is showcased with this technique

  2. More fun projects! I especially like the paper ruffle. Going to try that for sure. Thanks for sharing with us today.

  3. Shaunte says:

    Beautiful work, ladies!

  4. TracyM #6773 says:

    FABULOUS layout Kate – LOVE your bling hearts, rulers & sentiment!!!

    BEAUTIFUL card Clare – LOVE your ruffled flower bouquet, embossing & trim!!!

    THANK YOU for sharing your Core-rrific inspiration :)

  5. Beautiful card and I freaking LOVE that ruler embossed sheet there on the layout! Awesome work ladies!

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