Graduate Gifts and Centerpiece

So I was going through some blog posts looking for something and found this project from Ava Gavloski that never posted! This is such a gorgeous idea for that special graduate in your life! I have a freind going to a graduation party this week so hoping we aren’t too late for you.

Here’s what Ava has to say about creating this awesome project:

Are you getting ready for that Graduation Party? Plan ahead and check out your Core’dinations Cardstock to see if you have some color tones that will match the school colors.  Try  the de-embossed look to your front card panel, sanding lightly give the card a vintage feel.  To stamp a clear image on the glitter paper, ink your stamp, lay your stamp face up and then lay your paper onto the stamp and gentle rub your glitter cardstock over the inked stamp image.  This technique should give you a clear impression of your image on the glitter cardstock.  This card design allows you to use up small bits and pieces from your core stash with the baner and star embellishments.

Dust off that crimper,  find some embossing folders that speak to you and get creative with a few layers of your favorite Core’dinations cardstock.  Layers are the secret to volume and a feel good texture.  So,  join me and make that gift bag with layers of Core cardstock that will be a wow the gift presentation.

Here are some detail shots on the gift bag:

And the fun centerpiece! Love how that Core Couture shines!

Supply List:
Core Neutrals Vanilla Creme
Core Graphic 45 Signature series Venetian lace
Core Black Magic Red
Core Glitter Silk Red
Core Glitter  Red
Core Tillie Dots Spotted Red
Sand it Gadget
Dust Buddy
Cuttlebug
Folder
Sizzix Alterations Mini Rays A2 medium Embossing folder
Cricut
Wild Card Cartridge
Unity Stamp Co.
ClearSnap Colorbox , Black Ink
Want2Scrap rhinestone
May Arts Ribbon
Spellbinders, Fleur de Lis Squares
Tissue Paper

Racing for the Cure!

October 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Provocraft, Sizzix, Tim Holtz

When we look out at our crafting community, it’s hard to imagine that pretty much everyone has been touched by Breast Cancer in one way or another.

Design Team Member Char Dobson created this card for us today to remember those who have fought and are fighting today. Please take a moment and reach out to someone you love today!

Supplies:

Core Cards, Core Tags
Other supplies: Cricut Pink Journey cartridge, Tim Holtz Floral Frames embossing folder, Rachel Bright Ornate Swirls embossing folder
Also…just a quick reminder to save the date!!!!!!!

Crop Blinkie in here!

July 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog, SRM Stickers

Are you ready for next week?

We sure are! Grab your blinkie and let us see it! Post it on your blogs, use it as your profile pics, avatars..anywhere and come back here or post on Facebook with what you did to get entered to WIN some goodies! And don’t forget…we are chatting away on our Facebook event page here. We will have all the rules and guidelines posted tomorrow so stay close! Remember…all you need is some Core’dinations Cardstock to participate.

Here is the link for the blinkie or you can right click on the image below and get it that way…whatever is easiest for you.  http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o227/howdee347/blinkies/CoreBlinkie_HCCropper_300pix.gif

Have you seen our new Darks collection pack?  I just love how everything we have core’dinates. We have the Darks colors in 12×12, Core Cards AND the Cut & Emboss series. Design Team member Lydia Jackson used all of these on this card so you can create
ANY project without any work…we core’dinate the colors for you!

Day Three with Pink Paislee

November 16, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Pink Paislee

We are kicking off a fantabulous week with Pink Paislee!

And to make things even better…we are going to give away one of the these awesome Pink Paislee Core Impressions packs.  This beautiful cardstock pack has every Modern Print you need: Chevron, Hexagon, Lattice and Circle.

Just comment all week long for your chance to win! Make sure you head over to the Pink Paislee Blog and their Facebook page for additional chances to win win win! And, of course, amazing inspirational projects from their Design Team. I know I am an avid reader of their blog and you don’t want to miss what they have created for you.

AND don’t forget about our Facebook page!!! You know we always have a treat for you there, too! Spread the word about our fabulous blog swap and you will get additional chances to win!

Pink Paislee also offers Live Pink, an amazing Newsletter that comes right to your inbox. Make sure you sign up here!  They are always doing awesome  contests with fabulous prize packs so don’t miss out on that.

Our team has been working hard behind the scenes with the Pink Paislee Core Impression line and the Pink Paislee Nantucket collection.


AND…not sure if you saw this. Core is giving away TONS of packs of Tim Holtz Kraft-Core!!! AND THREE signed copies! Make sure you sign up today for your chance to win!

Today we have some cards for you and a fun little treat bag. Enjoy!

First up Designer Ellen Sosnoski created a Mother’s Day Card using the Chevron print in the Chocolate Box:

And Design Team Member Lydia Jackson took a used a different color palette to create two great cards, too. Love how versatile these lines can be!

You can never have too many treat bags. They are so great to have ready to go for a quick gift. Design Team Member Leica Forrest created this super cute bag for us today.

Core’dinations and Paper Trunk ….

July 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog

WE HAVE A FUN FEW WEEKS IN STORE FOR YOU!!!!

Make sure you check back Monday, August 1st as we get started to show off some gorgeous designs from Core’dinations and Paper Trunk!!!

Here are some sneaks for you.

I know the one thing I am super excited for is COLOR!!!

See you Monday!!!

What is Halloween without Monsters???

October 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Charlotte created THE cutest monsters! Aren’t these guys adorable? They are colorful, full of texture and down right festive!  Char used her Cricut and the Mini Monster cartridge to create these little guys.  Next, she ran them through her Cuttlebug with various embossing folders to create the cool textures.   Just add a little sanding and some googley eyes and you have the perfect project for Halloween. (P.S. Make sure you scroll down for our Facebook contest we announced today)

Here they are individually. SO CUTE!

Core’dinations used: Vintage Cardstock, Core Essentials and Black Magic

TRICK OR TREAT!!!!

AND MAKE SURE YOU CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE! WE ARE DOING A HUUUUUUUGE GIVE-A-WAY FOR HALLOWEEN.

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