Monthly Core Tip: Tear Those Core Tags!

July 15, 2013 by  
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Welcome to the Core Tip of the Month! If you are here then you are receiving our BRAND NEW Hard Core Crafter newseltter! We hope you are enjoying it so far. Not on the list?  Sign up HERE !

This month we want to share some tips with you about designing our Core Tags. We love, love them here at Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock.  They come in a variety of sizes and colors to match our Pastels, Brights and Darks collection packs, not to mention individual packs of all white. They have a great texture, a metal grommet and you will find they are great for journaling, adding titles and much, much more!

For this project, Designer Kim Moreno used tags from the Brights Collection pack and tore the bottom of one of the Core Tags to create that perfect amount of added interest and texture.

For more tips on tearing Core’dinations Cardstock, make sure you check out our Technique videos HERE.

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And a close-up of that detail:

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 But keep in mind you don’t always need to tear them…you can just stack your tags on your layouts for journaling, too. April Derrick did just this and added some doodling to her tags to personalize them a bit, too! The white tags are perfect for this…

GX_1800_04_CTagAssort_LRSee how April layered them along the sides?  Perfect for titles and journaling.

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Make sure you check them out in Pastels and Darks, too!

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Enter our 10K LIKES Facebook Giveway Celebration!

July 10, 2013 by  
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  Guess WHAT??!?!?!?!?  We are having a MEGA HUGE Facebook giveaway! We hit 10,000 likes on Facebook and we are CELEBRATING HARD CORE!   

Please, please, please, please make sure you head over to our listed below to thank them for donating to the prizes!  We have TEN $100 prize packs FULL of Core’dinations, May Arts, Scrapbook & Cards Today Card Maps Volume III, Stampendous AND Xyron goodies.

EEEK! How cool is that?

May Arts

Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine

Stampendous

Xyron

 

 10k final LIKE copy

 

Contest runs through July 31st, 2013 midnight EST. Must be 18 to win. All winners will be chosen randomly and will be emailed via the email adress given upon entry. Ten winners will receive a prize pack of $100 retail value. No purchase necessary.  Contest is not associated with Facebook. 

Winners…Winners…Winners!

May 17, 2013 by  
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Looking to see if you are a winner for our Design Team Intro week(s)?

Are you a Hard Core Winner???

We have all the winners in this post for your convenience.

Week One

Day One:  Glitter Silk

Anita T says:
May 13, 2013 at 10:48 pm

Glitter Silks…oh, how pretty! I would love to play with some that paper. Awesome LO!!

Day Two:  Glitter Silk

Diane Sturgess says:
May 14, 2013 at 2:57 pm

What a beautiful layout…and GREAT journaling! love it.

Day Three: Chocolate Box

Tona says:
May 15, 2013 at 10:57 am

Omgosh! That is the most amazing layout!!! I just love the colors and all of that texture!

Day Four: Glitter Silk

Dianna DeCaluwe says:
May 16, 2013 at 10:08 am

I love this color combo. This would be a great birthday present to win, since today is my birthday :)

Day Five:  Tim Holtz Kraft-Core

Tami McDaniel says:
May 17, 2013 at 11:37 pm

Very cute L/O. I love the added layers and the feather. Thanks for the chance to win. tfs Tami

WEEK TWO

Day One : Pastels

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) says:
May 20, 2013 at 9:08 am

Very Pretty page. I love your color choices. The blue and tealsreally make that photo pop. Welcome to the team Heather.

Day Two: Brights

Lynda says:

The Brights collection have such bright & cheery colors! I’d love to try them!

Day Three Neutrals Pack

Rachel Middleton says:

Wonderful layout of your family! I am just in love with ColorCore paper!

Day Four Darks Pack

Deadra Wagner says:

Welcome Vivian!! Beautiful layouts that brings your blooms to life. I so need to win this one, as I have an SD card full of flowers from Hawaii, Tennessee, and Nevada desert.

Day Five Vintage

Yvette Moore says:

This layout is so pretty and this is my favorite paper pack yet!

Week THREE:

Day One (Tuesday) Jillian:

Kathy Wittlock says:

Cute layout – those little arrows get to the point!
love the spotted cardstock- would love to have some to try~

Day Two (Wednesday)  Tim Holtz Kraft Core

Holtz Kraft Core from yesterday is………………..

Kim Hovinga says:

Hi Clare, gotta say I love the paper ruffles on your card. And love the colors in this collection as well. Don’t think I have seen any paper packs I did not like

Day Three (Thursday) Black Magic

Patricia Meadows says:

Welcome Gail, Love the stripes .Just found the blog today. Really think am going to love it, so many ideas. I too like clean pages not alot of clutter. I purchase cor’dinations at JoAnn’s by the sheet,had no idea there was so much to choose from! Again welcome. Thanks for the giveaway!

Day Four (Friday) Tillie Dotted

Madeleine says:

Love the spots, looks like it could be fun working with this paper.

Winners must email ellen_sosnoski@coredinations.com by June 7  to claim their prizes with the cardstock they won in the subject line.  Please include address and phone number in the email. Prizes will be shipped after the June 7th deadline.

2013-2014 Design Team Introductions

May 13, 2013 by  
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Happy Monday! We hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day yesterday!

Today we begin a TWO WEEK event introducing our BRAND NEW Design Team!    Each member created a layout just for their day on the blog so from today, May 13th -May 31st we will  introduce a team member to you. Isn’t that fun??!?!?!

AND TO CELEBRATE THIS EVENT WE ARE GIVING AWAY A PACK OF CARDSTOCK EVERY DAY! Tomorrow morning I will announce today’s random winner…just leave a comment on THIS POST. And then come back and comment the next day. We will be doing this until the end of May so don’t go far!!!

Today’s winner will receive a pack of……

GLITTER SILK!


Please note we will only be posting Monday through Friday. We will pick a random winner the following morning (or Monday if it is the weekend) to win a pack of Core’dinations Cardstock. The cardstock pack may vary due to availability. Winners must email ellen_sosnoski@coredinations.com by June 7  to claim their prizes with the cardstock they won in the subject line.  Please include address and phone number in the email.

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We are starting things off with returning Designer and Core lover Debbie Standard.  Debbie has been with Core’dinations for years and knows and love this cardstock.  She has an eye for mixing and matching our different cardstock collections and every time she creates something I say, “I don’t know how she does it all!”

Make sure you visit her blog HERE for more Gorgeous creations!

My name is Debbie Standard and I live north of San Antonio, Texas. I have been scrapping for about 15 years now. I have been a Critical Care Nurse for 18 years.   I work part time in a Level one Trauma Center in San Antonio.  I am also a mother to four, three daughters and a son.  Between my husband and myself we have a total of six children, eleven grandchildren and one great-greatchild (by his oldest granddaughter), two cats. I love scrapping – it’s my therapy. I have been published in several magazines and can’t say I have ever gotten over the thrill of seeing my work posted in magazines, blogs and facebook.  I have met some wonderful people through design teams and boards. I am so excited to be a part of Core’dinations Design Team. I have been part of this team since 2009 and have loved every minute. This cardstock is such an exciting product and I am so looking forward with working with this impressive group of Design Team members!

Here is Debbie’s layout. I loved learning something new about Debbie..she loves to Kayak! How cool is that???

Supply List:

Tim Holtz Shattered
Tim Holtz Kraft Core
Core Smooth tag  (large bookmark)
Spellbinder’s Die Cut
Cuttlebug
ScorePal
Sand It Gadget
Dust Buddy
Tags – Simple Stories
Letter Stickers – Jillibean Soup
Metal Flower – Queen & Co.
Cameo

Design Team Announcement in HERE!

April 18, 2013 by  
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We have our Brand NEW Design Team announcement for you today!

WAHOOOOOOOOOOOOO!  We are happy to announce to you the Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock Design Team 2013-2014.

Clare Buswell
Kate Nolan-Denham
Jennifer Edwardson
Ava Gavloski
Tracy Gruber
Heather Anne Kaesgen
Vivian Keh
Jill Lebbin
Suzanna Lee
Gail Linder
Kim Moreno
Debbie Standard
Mary Pat Stiehl
Shaunte Wadley

Stay tuned for wonderful things from this team! Again…many thanks to everyone that sent in applications. This process is never easy and we know how hard it is to put yourself out there for this process. Thank you so much!

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