I love the green color scheme of St. Patrick’s Day but I also am crazy for the rainbows. Today I want to share a card that brings the rainbow into the picture that uses a technique called embedded die cutting!
‘Lucky’ Rainbow Card Supply List:
- Core Basics White 80 lb Cardstock
- Core Basics Black 80 lb Cardstock
- Core Basics Patterned Purple Large Dot
- Core Basics Patterned Red Plaid
- Core Basics Patterned Orange Plaid
- Core Basics Patterned Yellow Plaid
- Core Basics Patterned Dark Green Plaid
- Core Basics Patterned Dark Blue Plaid
- Gold Glitter Adhesive Cardstock
- Star Punch
- Corner Rounder
- Die Cut Machine
- Paper Piercer
- Green Floss
- Foam Adhesive Squares
- Tombow Mono Liquid Glue
Here’s how to make this card:
Step 1: Cut the face of the card out using this cut file and the White Basics Cardstock and one of each of the rainbow patterned papers. Attach the white card face to a piece of white cardstock and trim it down to size.
Step 2: Now you could line the back of your white cardstock with each of the colors – but that would be really hard because of the shape. This is where the embedded die cutting comes in! Because you also cut the face in each color you are going to pick out the negative pieces and put them right into your white face. The fine tip on the Tombow Mono Adhesive is especially helpful in this stage!
Step 3: After you have filled in all the negative spaces – poke holes around the border of your shamrock and fill that in with hand stitching.
Step 4: Use the gold glitter adhesive cardstock to cut out the word Lucky from this cut file. Add it to the center of your card.
Step 5: Round your card corners.
Step 6: Create a base for the card from black cardstock – round the corners and attach the face of the card to it.
Step Five: Attach punched stars using foam adhesive.
And there you have it! A card that is sure to make anyone smile!
Hi All! Tami Mayberry here with you today. I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for Spring. Even though we are in the middle of Winter here I still like to create projects with flowers and dream of warmer weather. Today I have one of those projects to share with you using some Core’dinations Tim Holtz Distress Collection cardstock- and dies from Sizzix by Tim as well. Not only is it filled with layers of texture, it can be used for any occasion and created in any color you desire!
Tattered Floral Tag Supplies:
- Core’dinations Tim Holtz Distress Collection cardstock
- Core’dinations Sand It Gadget
- Sizzix Tim Holtz dies: Tattered Florals (#656640), Framelits 8pk Tag Collection (#658784); Garden Greens (#659436)
- Wooden button
- Rose-colored thread
- Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L®: 3D Foam squares, adhesive dots, EZ Runner
- Tombow Mono Adhesive
Step 1: Die-cut largest tag shape from Linen cardstock and hole reinforcement from Black Soot cardstock. Sand edges; adhere together.
Step 2: Die-cut vine shape from Forest Moss and Peeled Paint cardstocks. Add veins to leaves using stylus. Sand and shape as desired. Adhere Forest Moss layer to tag using feature photo as a guide and trimming as needed. Layer Peeled Paint layer on top of previous layer adhering only along stems and curving leaves upward.
Step 3: Die-cut two flower shapes from Victorian Velvet cardstock and one from Tattered Rose cardstock; sand lightly. Shape layers as desired; layer together as shown alternating colors and using foam squares in between layers. Adhere assembled flower to tag.
Step 4: Thread button with thread. Attach to center of flower using adhesive dot.
Hi All! Tami Mayberry here with you again today to share another clean and simple card project great for any occasion.
Thinking of You Card Supplies:
- Core’dinations Vintage 6 x 6 cardstock pad
- Core’dinations Core Basics Smooth White cardstock
- Core’dinations vellum quotes
- Sand-It Gadget
- 3 turquoise self-adhesive rhinestones
- 2 turquoise mini brads
- Sizzix Dies: Calendar Months (#660104), Tim Holtz Mixed Media (#660220), Ornate Labels (#659711)
- Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L® 3D Foam Squares
- Tombow Mono adhesive
Step 1: Die-cut around desired vellum sentiment using Ornate Label die.
Step 2: Die-cut same size label from white cardstock. Attach vellum layer to cardstock label using brads.
Step 3: Using Calendar Months dies, die-cut three sets of flower shapes from desired cardstock; sand top layers lightly as desired using Sand-It Gadget.
Step 4: Cut a 4 x 5 1/4-inch piece from green cardstock; die-cut Mixed Media shape from bottom left corner.
Step 5: Form a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2-inch card from smooth white cardstock; adhere die-cut pieces to card front, layering together as shown and using foam squares for flower layers.
Mary Pat here with you today and I love making centerpieces for my table using fun designs along with my Core’dinations Cardstock. I live in a house filled with guys and it seems like football is ALWAYS on the television. I love having friends and family over to watch the games. For each game I like to make little treat helmets that hold little candies. I put these on for centerpiece of the food table.
I made my helmet for the Cincinnati Bengals!
Football Helmet Centerpiece Supplies:
- Core’dinations Cardstock
- Tombow liquid Glue
- Silhouette and Silhouette die cut image
- Sand it Gadget
- Dust Buddy
2. Arrange the paper on the cutting mat.
3. The cut out die pieces
4. I like to add a bit of distressing to my projects. Sand the pieces using the Sand it Gadget.
5. Glue the pieces together using a strong adhesive. I used the Tombow liquid glue.
Now you can fill the helmet with your favorite treats! Enjoy!
Thanks so much for stopping by. See you soon.
Hi there Core Fans! It’s Joann with you today to share a project that reminds me of Winter fun here on the East Coast of Canada. We have an outdoor speed skating track here and every year during the holidays there are thousands of people skating on the track and which got me to thinking… why not make an ice skate!
here is a closer look at the detail…and because I wanted to create a “girlie” figure skate I had to include a pretty handmade flower on it!
3D Ice Skate Supplies:
- Core’dinations Spotted Cardstock
- Core’dinations Core Essentials Neutrals Cardstock
- Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy,
- Ice Skate From The Winter Gazebo SVG Kit
- Ribbon and Brads From My Stash
- Tombow Liquid Adhesive
- Silhouette Cameo
To make this project follow these steps.
Step 1. Cut out all your pieces in the cut file in the colors you desire. For a figure skate White works best but you could use any color you want.
Step 2. Sand the pieces for the base on both sides using your Sand It Gadget and don’t forget to clean up with your dust buddy! An easier way to keep your work area a little cleaner is to sand the pieces on a piece of printer paper!
Step 3. For detailed assembly of the ice skate, the creator of the cut file has a good tutorial here so be sure to check it out.
Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a wonderful day my crafty friends!
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.
Hi there Core Fans! It’s Joann with you today to share a fun Christmas card that I love making because the real focus is on the inside! This week Core’dinations is having a blog hop with Stampendous and Dreamweaver so I am lucky to be featuring products from these fantastic companies on my project today.
Here is a closer look at the pretty Dreamweaver Holiday Greetings & Holly Embossing Folder card front.
along with the lovely sentiments from the Stampendous Tis The Season Stamp Set
and you will need a special box for mailing or presenting the card…if you can part with it :)
Christmas Fancy Fold with Box for Mailing Supplies:
- Tim Holtz Kraft Core Nostalgic Collection
- Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Seasonal Impressions
- Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy
- A2 Pop Out Book Card Silhouette Design #64592
- Graphic 45 The 12 Days of Christmas Paper Collection
- Dreamweaver Embossing Paste
- Dreamweaver Holiday Greetings & Holly Embossing Folder
- Dreamweaver Holly and Swirls Stencil
- Dreamweaver Embossing Paste Spreader
- Stampendous Tis The Season Stamp Set
- Spellbinders Nobel Rectangle
- Spellbinders Petite Labels One
- Tombow Liquid Adhesive
- Ribbon From My Stash
- Tim Holtz Edge Distresser
- Silhouette Cameo
To make this project follow these steps.
Step 1. Cut out all your pieces in the cut file in the colors you desire. For the designer paper use Graphic 45 The 12 Days of Christmas Paper Collection. Once your pieces are cut assemble the base of the card as shown.
Step 2. Using another piece of your Tim Holtz Kraft Core Nostalgic Collection, emboss the card stock using the Dreamweaver Holiday Greetings & Holly Embossing Folder.
Step 3. Sand the embossed piece using your Sand It Gadget and don’t forget to clean up with your dust buddy! An easier way to keep your work area a little cleaner is to sand the pieces on a piece of printer paper! Once you have sanded your piece, distress the edges using whatever tool you have. Once you are finished this can be attached to the front of the card.
Step 4. Finish decorating the card using sentiments from the Stampendous Tis The Season Stamp Set and give to that special someone!
Thanks again for stopping by for a peek… Have a wonderful day my crafty friends!