While the cats away the mice will play!

January 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Right?? Well, as of today, we are all off for  CHA in Anaheim for the Mega Show and busy as ever!  Don’t forget to stay close and keep coming back for some photos of the show and SNEAK PEEKS!

BUT…We thought it might be fun to have a challenge for you while we were gone!!! How does that sound?  Create a card or layout based on this sketch and link it to our Facebook Page or post a link ON THIS post for a chance to win. We will pick a winner when we return and get settled on January 25th so get those projects linked. Remember you must use a visible amount of Core and you know how we LOOOOOOOVE technique!

Mary Pat Siehl created this sketch, card AND video just for this challenge. ENJOY!

core sept sketch-001


Mary Pat used some Core Tags and the  Pastel Collection Pack  for this card….LOVING this color palatte!

AND Mary Pat has a video for us, too!


So what is up for grabs?  A PASTEL Collection Pack! Make sure you link to this post or our Facebook page!



36 Responses to “While the cats away the mice will play!”
  1. Fabulous cards and video!

  2. Love the cards (pinned them!) and would love to win! Your paper is fabulous 🙂

  3. L.r. Smith says:

    I loved this.. I gotta go find that one embossing folder, I like it now I’ve seen it on that card.. Thanks for the video.. I LOVE HOW~TO’s!!! Can see for my own eyes.. on how to do things.. Thanks! And THANK~YOU for the give~away..Always a bonus!!!

  4. Ange says:

    Absolutely awesome card, Mary Pat! I love it!!

  5. lynda devereaux says:

    like the design will have to try that one

  6. Leeanne says:

    Love the colour combinations ~ pastels are my favourites. I enjoy simple card designs that look amazing & I can reproduce.

  7. TracyM #6773 says:

    LOVE using my Core!!!
    LOVE using card sketches!!!
    LOVE Mary Pat’s pretty card, sketch and video!!!
    EXCITED at the chance to win some pretty Pastels!!!


  8. janeenK says:

    I’m not sure where we are supposed to link up our projects for this as I don’t see a linkyz linker. I’m not sure what you mean to link to your FB page. Do you mean we should post our project on your page?

    here is a link to my card, if you would be so kind as to enter it where it’s supposed to go. Thank you.


  9. Bonnie Isabelle says:

    Love this card. So cute. I definitely need to pick up a sand it block.

  10. Jenny Hansen says:

    Love the simple design and oh so pretty colors!

  11. Julie A. Shearer says:

    Great card and video. Thanks for a chance to win.
    Off to the craft room.
    Good luck everyone!!

  12. Joyce says:

    Just added my card to my blog for this challenge:)
    Thanks for the awesome inspiration!

  13. Like this challenge because I love using Core’dinations CoreColor cardstock.
    Now I shall add my card to my blog. Can’t buy your cardstock here – so I
    have to try and win some!

  14. Absolutely love the sketch!! Thanks for the chance to win more Core!! Here is a link to my blog 🙂 http://jmeeksdesigns.blogspot.com/2014/01/coredinations-sketch-challenge.html

  15. Shannon Blinn says:

    This was such a fun sketch!! Here is a link to my blog… http://blinnsblog.blogspot.com/2014/01/while-cats-awaya-challenge.html

  16. Jill Rugg says:

    Great Sketch! Hope you had fun at CHA! Here is my link


  17. Kris Budreau says:

    Thanks for the challenge! Love your cardstock!
    Here’s a link to my card:

  18. I found this great sketch on Pinterest. Thanks so much for the inspiration. Here’s a link to my card:

  19. Mary Lee K says:

    What a fun challenge! You inspire me w/ sooo many ideas!

  20. What a FUN challenge! Love Core’dinations cardstock! Here is how I used mine inspired by this sketch: http://papersweeties.com/uncategorized/you-are/

  21. Amy R says:

    I love this sketch. I love your cardstock. The colors are amazing. here is a link to my project:


    Thanks for the chance to win.

  22. Barb Mc says:

    I may have added my challenge cards to the wrong post – if so I will add them here!


  23. Barb Mc says:

    So were we supposed to emboss and deboss?

  24. Here is one from me!!! Love Core’dinations….you can do soooo much with it!!! Thank you for the chance to win some more!!!


  25. Here’s my card! Love Core’dinations and would love to win some! Thanks for the chance! http://paleopal623.blogspot.com/2014/01/valentine-puppy.html

  26. Rea says:

    Hello, Wonderful inspiration from Mary Pat. Here is my link for my entry, http://theantiquewardrobe.blogspot.com/2014/01/romance.html

  27. sophie sl says:

    Love how versatile this sketch is! Thanks for the inspiration and opportunity to play along. Here’s my interpretation: http://colorsgalore.wordpress.com/2014/01/24/new-spring/

  28. What’s up colleagues, good post and nice arguments commented here, I am
    truly enjoying by these.


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