Hi Core Fans! It’s Joann here with you today. With Mother’s Day fast approaching I wanted to create a pretty flower for the Mother that might not necessarily have that “green thumb.” I am also featuring the new Party Mixers collection which is a lot of fun. So many possibilities!
Flower Pot and Flower Supplies:
- Core Basics White 80lb Cardstock
- Core Spotted Jillian Dot Cardstock
- Core Paper Rosettes Party Mixers GX-2500-62
- Core Paper Flower Kit Party Mixers GX-2500-45
- Spellbinders Floral Assortment
- Spellbinders Branching Out
- Heartfelt Creations HCD 752 Cut Mat Create 2B Die
- Stampendous Mother’s Day
- Impression Obsession Bloom
- Liquid Adhesive
- Bling From My Stash
- Silhouette 3d Terra Cotta Pot – Design ID #44210
- Silhouette Cameo
To make this project follow these steps.
Step 1. Start by cutting the pieces for your flower pot out of Core Spotted Jillian Dot Cardstock.
Tip: When making 3D projects I find it best to use a heavy weight cardstock. Core cardstock, both the single sheets as well as the packaged booklets, are absolutely perfect in weight. They not only stand up well but also allow you to have a nicely defined scor line. You want that nice sharp edge to show off your beautiful work!!
Step 2. Score on the score lines and fold all of the pieces making sure to use your bone folder for a nice sharp line.
Step 3. Join the side pieces to the larger rim piece. The upper edge of the side is glued to the underside edge of rim.
Step 4. Allow time for the glue to dry, attach the side pieces together.
Step 5. Finish off the bottom by gluing in the base and then place the tabs, 1 panel at a time, through the slots to finish the flower pot.
Step 6. Finally, finish decorating as desired!
Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a wonderful day my crafty friends!
The holidays may be over, but we still have a few more months of wintery weather. Bring a little light into the season, with this shimmery tea-light lantern. Add a battery powered tea light, and the vellum paper allows a beautiful glow.
Winter Wonderland Lantern Supplies:
- Glitter Silk Cardstock
- Pop Dot Paper
- Adhesive Glitter Paper
- Sizzix Bigz Die – 3D Luminary
- Heartfelt Creations Banner and Trees Die (Snowflake)
- Martha Stewart Punch
- May Arts Ribbon
- Stampendous Shaved Ice
- Other: Winter floral branches
Step 1. Die cut 2 sets of the Luminary die.
Step 2. Score the cuts as marked on the cuts.
Step 3. Add vellum to the backside of the windows with double-sided tape.
Step 4. Assemble the lantern with double-sided tape.
Step 6. Die cut snowflakes and glue to the center of the vellum window.
Step 7. Embellish the lantern with Shaved Ice, snow border punch, ribbon and floral stems.
So instead of heading out into the winter weather, stay inside where it’s warm and create your own winter wonderland!
I love the chalkboard look, and knew that these Stampendous sentiment stamps would look really great embossed in white on some Chalk Core.
Chalk Core Christmas Tag Supplies:
- Core’dinations Chalk Core Cardstock
- Stampendous “Tis the Season” Stamp Set
- White Embossing Powder
- Embossing Ink Pad
- Heat Embossing Tool
- Spectrum Noir Colored Pencils
- Eyelet/Eyelet Setter
- May Arts Ribbon
Step One: Trim Chalk Core Cardstock to 2″x4″. Sand cardstock.
Step Two: Stamp sentiment in the center of tag with embossing ink, and wet emboss using white embossing powder. Add stamped shapes to tags, heat embossing between each element.
Step Three: Color in stamped images with a white colored pencil to make the image opaque.
Color images with colored pencils over the white.
Step Four: Finish tag. Trim top two corners of tag. Add eyelet and ribbon. Add swirls to tag using a white colored pencil. Repeat for additional tags! A trendy and classy way to dress up a holiday gift!
We have a fun little treat for everyone this week. We are working with Stampendous Stamps for the next three days. It’s what we like to call a “mini” hop. Our teams have whipped up some fabulous Holiday creations just for YOU this week and, of course, we have a giveaway, too! One lucky winner will receive our infamous Chalk Core Prize pack so click HERE for more details on that.
Today I have a card to share that uses lots of embossing and some stamping too!
Christmas Card Supply List:
- Core Essentials Scarlett Red
- Core Gemstones in Topal
- Chalk Core in White
- Spotted: Jillian Dot
- White 80 Lb Cardstock
- Sand It Gadget
- Dreamweaver “Greetings” Embossing Folder
- Stampendous “Tis the Season” clear stamps
Step 1: Emboss the Chalk Core with the Greetings Embossing folder and sand with Sand It Gadget to bring out the chalk.
Step 2: Emboss a small piece of the Scarlett Red cardstock to get a little bit of the embossing folder border and add it to the white tag.
Step 3: Sand the Spotted paper and add it and Scarlett Red cardstock to the base of your card. Top with the embosssed Chalk Core piece.
Step 4: Stamp your sentiment on a white circle cut from Core Basics 80Lb Cardstock.
Step 5: Die cut a deer head from Gemstone Cardstock. Add all the pieces to the tag using dimensional adhesive to pop some up.
Don’t forget to click HERE to enter to win our Chalk Core Prize pack!
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Good Monday Morning! We have a fun little treat for everyone this week. We are working with Stampendous Stamps for the next three days. It’s what we like to call a “mini” hop. Our teams have whipped up some fabulous Holiday creations just for YOU this week and, of course, we have a giveaway, too! One lucky winner will receive our infamous Chalk Core Prize pack so click HERE for more details on that.
Suzanna here today to share with you a Christmas card I created using a Dreamweaver metal stencil and some Stampendous stamps in addition to, of course, Core’dinations cardstock. I used the stencil for some airbrushing and then just simply stamped my sentiment right over top of it. The Tim Holtz Kraft Core Shattered Cardstock Number 12 is the perfect shade of green for this Holiday season.
Airbrushed Christmas Card Supplies:
- Core’dinations Basics A2 Kraft Card (and envelope)
- Core’dinations Tim Holtz Shattered
- Core’dinations Basics 6×6 White 80lb Smooth Cardstock
- Stampendous Stamps, Tis The Season
- Dreamweaver Metal Stencil, Poinsetta
- Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Marker Spritzer Tool
- Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Markers
- Ink – VersaFine
- Embossing Powder – Mark Enterprises
- Mist – Heidi Swapp
These metal stencils are great not only for embossing but to be used as a mask as well. I added color via my Tim Holtz Spritzer Tool as shown above. Then mask off your red and move the stencil to apply a green leaf or two for contrast. Wanting a bit more contrast and sparkle, it is a Christmas card after all, I flicked some gold mist on top of the flower.
Sentiments from Stampendous’ Tis the Season stamp set are the perfect sentiments for any Christmas card! Embossing really adds some more texture to the card and pops the sentiment so that it stands out a bit more from your artwork.
You can see really see the gold mist here and how much it adds to the card.
The Tim Holtz Shattered green cardstock mimics the veins of the poinsetta leaves for some more interest as well!