Hi there Core Fans! It’s Joann and I am so excited to be here today. Do you love making tags as much as I do? One of my biggest problems is that whenever I want to make a tag I can’t seem to locate where I put them last in my craft room so I decided to make a fun little box to store my tags.
Tag storage box supplies:
- Core’dinations Neutral Colors Core Cardstock
- Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection Cardstock
- Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy
- Watercolor Pencils
- Darice Embossing Folder Foliage
- String From My Stash
- JustRite Antique Autumn Tags One
- JustRite Antique Tags One Die
- Heartfelt Creations Mini Vintage Floret PreCut Set
- Heartfelt Creations Vintage Floret Die
- Liquid Adhesive
To make the tag storage box, follow these easy steps:
Step 1. Cut a piece of Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection Cardstock 9 3/4″ x 9″ and place on your Scor board with the 9″ side at the top of your board. Scor on the 3″ and 6″ marks and then rotate the Cardstock so the 9 3/4″ side is on the top. Scor on the 1/2″, 3 1/2″, 6 1/4″ and 9 1/4″ marks from top to bottom. Scor at the 3/4″ and 9″ marks for only the top and bottom sections. This will allow the box to fold closed easily.
Step 2. Cut on the scor lines as shown. The extra portions on the 4 corners have been removed and there is now a cut on the 3″ and 6″ lines from Left to Right up to the middle piece which will be the bottom of the box.
Step 3. Using your Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy, sand and remove the dust for that perfect Vintage look!
Step 4. Finally, cut, emboss and sand centers for your tags and assemble the box and then attach a tag to the front of the box so you know exactly what the box is for!
Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a Great Day!
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Hi there Core Fans! It’s Joann and I am really excited to be here today. Recently my niece was over and wanted to watch the Disney movie Cinderella. We managed to find an animated copy of the movie and when the horse drawn carriage showed up her eyes widened with excitement. It was at that moment that I know that I have to make one for her. We are also doing a blog hop with Petaloo and Xyron so I will be featuring some of their lovely products in the post. To make this carriage I came up with a few steps in addition to those that come with the file.
Pumpkin Carriage Supplies:
- Core’dinations Gemstones Pearlescent Finish Cardstock
- Core’dinations Glitter Silk Cardstock
- Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy
- Darice Foliage Embossing Folder
- Pumpkin Carriage from SVGCUTS Enchanted Autumn SVG Kit
- Sizzix Embossing Folder
- Petaloo Fancy Trims – Taupe
- Petaloo Darjeeling Collection – Darjg Mix
- Petaloo Darjeeling Petites Autumn
- Xyron Tape Runner
- Xyron 5″ Creative Station
- Silhouette Cameo
Step 1. Cut out all your pieces and assemble the carriage, lid, base and wheels. The wheels are actually 12 layers thick so they are really sturdy. I prefer to build my projects out of White Card stock but you can always use whatever cardstock you desire, just make sure it is at least 80 weight paper.
Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a great day my crafty friends! I hope to see you soon
Hi friends! It’s Joy here, sharing a fun fall box that can hold sweet treats or any small thoughtful gift!
Friends Owlways Faux Wood Crate Supplies:
- Core’dinations Tillie Dot Cardstock
- Core’dinations Tim Holtz & Ranger Distress Collection Cardstock
- 3D Wooden Crate svg #66549 in Silhouette Store
- Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy
- Darice Wood Grain Embossing Folder
- Cut ‘n’ Boss Embossing Machine
- Joy’s Life Punny Animals Stamp Set
- Fine Black Embossing Powder
- Darice Heat Gun
- Stamp Block
- Pop Dots
- Zip Dry Paper Glue
- Xyron Sticker Machine
- SEI Furry Friends Coaster Tags
- Silhouette Cameo
Step 1. Use the Silhouette Cameo to cut out all the pieces for the 3D Wooden Crate from Core’dinations Tillie Dot Cardstock and Core’dinations Tim Holtz & Ranger Distress Collection Cardstock. These are the pieces that make up the box.
Step 2. Emboss the top layer pieces using the Darice Wood Grain embossing folder. I used Core’dinations Tillie Dot cardstock for the main part of the box.
Step 3. After embossing, sand the raised areas. It really brings out the texture!
Step 4. Glue and assemble the pieces.
Step 6. Heat emboss the tag with a stamped sentiment.
Step 7. Here’s a side view of that gorgeous paper! Don’t you love the way it embosses and looks after the Tille Dot is sanded?
Happy fall y’all!
Whenever it’s time for another birthday party (or any occasion, really) I have to admit I’m torn between keeping it easy and making things beautiful. And no matter which way I choose, I want it to be easy on the budget, too!
Today’s solution is a great mix of everything – I’ll show you how you can turn scrapbook paper into simple and inexpensive party decor that doubles as something functional: a plastic utensil and napkin holder! Leave one of these party pouches by each place setting, and guests will have everything they need. You can even include party favors or game pieces for showers, and incorporate your theme colors and designs! It’s the perfect way to dress up plastic tableware – which is a staple at big get-togethers.
Scrapbook Paper Party Utensil Holders Supplies:
- Core’dinations Core Essentials 12×12 sheets, in color(s) to match your party theme
- Paper trimmer and/or scissors
- Washi tape
- Scoring board and bone folder
- 4.25″ wide embossing folder, and embossing machine (mine is the Sizzix Big Shot, but there are several options out there for embossing)
- Napkins and utensils
Step 1. Trim your paper into 3 equal vertical pieces 4″x12″. You will be able to make 3 pouches per 12×12 sheet.
Step 2. Emboss one end of your paper. Make sure the end of the paper is tucked into the “top” of your embossing folder if you’ve chosen a design that has a right-side-up like this Happy Birthday folder.
Step 3. Score your embossed paper at 5″. Some of the design will be below the fold, and that’s okay.
Step 4. Fold along the score, and seal off the open edges with two 5″ strips of washi tape.
Step 5. Stuff each pouch with coordinating napkins and plastic flatware – and get ready to party!
It’s a simple touch that adds something special to the table, and guests will appreciate having everything they need all in one place. Best of all – the whole thing is disposable, so cleanup is so easy!
Good Morning, Hard Core Crafters! Tami Mayberry here with you again today to share a super easy fall tag I made from two Dark Assorted Sandable Tags!
Autumn Blessings Tag Supplies:
- Neutral Assorted Mini Tags
- Dark Assorted Sandable Tags
- Dust Buddy and Sand it Gadget
- Darice Foilage embossing folder
- Sweet N Sassy Stamps Autumn Lovin’ Cocoa stamp set
- Clearsnap Stephanie Barnard chocolate ink pad
- May Arts trims:wire edge burlap (not pictured), jute twine (natural)
- Wooden button
- Sizzix Tim Holtz Tattered Leaves die (#656927)
- Sizzix Big Shot die-cutting machine
- Clearsnap sponge dauber
- Small ball stylus
- Embossing mat
- Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L®: Dodz adhesive dots, double-sided tape
Step 1: Emboss brown tag from Core Tag Darks tag set using Foilage embossing folder. Sand lightly with Sand It Gadget; trim off top.
Step 5: Sand lightly with Sand It Gadget.
Step 7: Stamp sentiment onto kraft mini tag; attach tag to larger tag as shown.
Thanks for stopping by!
Today I am excited to show you how to make this fun 31 Framed Halloween Decor. Halloween is such a fun holiday to decorate for, and this is the perfect addition to any shelf or mantle.
Framed Halloween Decor Supplies:
- Chalk Core Core’dinations Cardstock in white
- Tillie Dot – Spotted 12 x 12 Core’dinations Cardstock - Orange & Mantis
- Sand It Gadget
- Darice Polka Dot Embossing Folder
- Embossing Die Cutting Machine
- String or Twine
- Digital Die Cutting Machine
- Dimensional Foam Squares
Step 1. Measure your frame opening, and cut a piece of Chalk Core Core’dinations Cardstock in white to fit.
Step 2. Lay your piece of Chalk Core Cardstock into your embossing folder. Make sure to pay attention to where the dots line up, so they are straight.
Step 3. Run through an embossing machine.
Step 4. Using the Sand It Gadget, sand the top of the embossed dots to reveal the white underneath.
Step 5. Cut out (I used an electronic die cutting machine) a bat, and adhere it using dimensional foam squares. I put it in the frame for this part, to make sure the frame wouldn’t smash the bat.
Step 6. Using the Orange and Green Spotted 12 x 12 Core’dinations Cardstock, cut out your numbers. I used a digital die cutting machine for this also. Once the numbers are cut, sand the tops of the “spots” to show some of the white underneath. Add dimensional foam squares to the back, and tie some purple string around the numbers, and trim with scissors. On the upper left of the number 3, I just used a regular glue dot, so it didn’t add extra dimension, since the bat already had dimension squares under it.
Step 7. Adhere your numbers to the black cardstock.
Step 8. Put it in your frame, and display. (To make the paper tight in the frame, I put the glass behind it before putting the frame backing on.)
Now you have a fun little display item to put on your shelf, desk, mantle, or you could even hang it on the wall.