We love quick and easy around here. And using Core’dinations Cardstock makes it simple and elegant.
Designer Lydia Jackson has a few cards for us today. Emboss, sand, add some October Afternoon goodies, SRM stickers, May Arts Ribbon and Voila! You have some great birthday cards. Oh and a few Queen & Co pearls for that sparkle!
And for this card Lydia uses all her scraps! Notice the yellow stars she randomly adhered over the embossed image? They are the punched stars from the yellow strip.
Did you know that we are offering the BRAND NEW Tim Holtz Shattered collection in 6×6? Oh yeah!
And, since we are in the purple mood today….how about another layout from Design Team Member April Derrick. For this layout April paired her Shattered Cardstock with some Tim Holtz Kraft-Core. These two lines were designed in the exact same color scheme (No. 1, No.2, etc) so they core’dinate perfectly!
AND our Tim Holtz Kraft-Core is available in 6×6 now, too!!!!
April used a stencil from The Crafters Workshop to sand the base piece of Kraft Core. Just put your Core on top of it and sand and you get a really cool design!
Some more Tim Holtz Shattered Collection layouts! This line was a HUGE hit at CHA…you are going to LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!
A layout from Designer April Derrick:
Check out the fun folded card we learned from Guest Designer Leeann Pearce AND see that cool postage stamp layer in the Kraft? YEP…that is from the David Tutera Celebrate cardmaking system Step two. We LOVE mixing and matching these collections!
And another postage stamp layer from the David Tutera line. Told ya we liked ‘em!
On this layout, Designer April Derrick used her Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Chipped Saphire by Ranger and inked the Shattered cardstock. See how the stain just soaks up in the cracks and turned blue??!?!?!? HOW COOL IS THAT??? And she embossed some of it too (the layer under the photo). So many possibilities!
Stay tuned for more ideas on is BRAND NEW Line that we debuted at CHA 2013 featuring Tim Holtz-Kraft Core!
We love these two lines so much AND after seeing everyone at CHA loving them, too, we thought it would be fun to share a layout using both collections.
Scoring, sanding, and embossing are SO much fun! Who needs patterned paper?
Here is a close up of the embossed letters. Just emboss and sand…that’s it!!!! The blue is the colored core coming through. Pretty, eh? And we are LOVING our Queen & Co. Washi tape here at Core!
Booth is up, BRAND NEW Kraft-Core Shattered line by Tim Holtz, good friends, selling TONS of Core…what else could be better?!?!?!
How about some more layouts featuring that new Tim Holtz Shattered line? Would you like that? We can’t get enough of it
Sand it, tear it, emboss it or leave it just as it is…THE perfect cardstock for all of your papercrafting needs!
Today we have a layout from Design Team member Andrea Amu. We LOVE the vibrant colors in this line, don’t you?
Andrea used her Cricut to cut the title and the design elements for this layout. It cuts beautifully!
Did you check your email? We released the BRAND NEW Tim Holtz Shattered Collection. It comes in 24 gorgeous colors with a very cool shattered design. WARNING: Once you see this cardstock and get to try it, you won’t want to put it down. We thought we should be clear on that
Remember, by signing up to be a Hard Core Crafter you get to see our new releases FIRST! So don’t delay…sign up now so you don’t miss out on this opportunity again!
Want to see more? Check out this video from Tim describing in detail all the cool details HERE on our YouTube channel. You won’t want to miss it. All of the distressing is done for you….no crumpling or sanded needed! Though we do still recommend it
Hope you had a GREAT weekend! We are back to our regularly scheduled blog posts. Between Holidays, flu, getting ready for CHA, Hard Core Crop prizes and more…we are busy busy!
Today we have Guest Designer Leeann Pearce with us again! Leeann is the queen of cool. Her layouts are always so awesome with layers and layers of texture and this color combo is just a classic. The gray tones that Leeann pairs together are just perfect and it’s so easy with Core’dinations Cardstock since everything “core’dinates”!
Here is a little bit about this layout from the lovely Leeann herself:
Well, Monday is Christmas Eve so this will be our last post for awhile we spend some time with our families, celebrate old traditions and create new ones of our own.
Be Safe, be Happy and be Merry!
We leave you today with a layout from Designer Char Dobson that celebrates all of these things:
Char used some Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Seasonal Impressions and paired it with some Jenni Bowlin Vintage Brights.
Love all the May Arts Ribbon Char added, too! Looks like a candy cane.