More Maya Road & Core’dinations!

March 17, 2011 by  
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Hi Everyone! We are here today with MORE Maya Road and Core’dinations projects for you.   Don’t forget to keep leaving your comments on the Maya Road posts this week for a chance to win an awesome prize package filled with Core’dinations goodies.

AND if you missed our Design Team Call announcement yesterday, make sure you check it out here!

How about some layouts today???

These Maya Road Felt Badges are the perfect accent for any project AND they look gReAt with Core’indations, don’t they? Check out this great layout from Design Team Member Melissa Oliveira:

Cardstock used:  Core Essentials and Vintage Cardstock.

Maya Road trim and rubon details finish off this layout beautifully!

Here is a close-up:

And how cool is this layout from Design Team Member Paula Gilarde?! She used Maya Road Chipboard houses and alphas. Check out how perfectly the Maya Road mists “core’dinate” with our cardstock….specially with the shiny Gemstones cardstock.

Cardstocks used:   Core Essentials, Gemstones and Core Impressions.

Not into Misting? That’s okay! Maya Road Chipboard looks great natural especially against some gorgeous Core’dinations Cardstock shown here on a beautiful layout by Design Team Member Heather Bowser:

Cardstock used: Core Essentials.

Have a GREAT week!

Day FOUR of the 12 Days of Techniques

December 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Welcome to our First Ever 12 Days of Techniques. We are excited to share with you some of our favorite techniques using our unique color core cardstock. Each day a Design Team member is going to share a project featuring a technique with Core’dinations cardstock. We have TWELVE unique and amazing days lined up for you leading right into Christmas Eve Day.

In case you are just joining us today here is what we covered so far:

Day One: Sanding

Day Two: Tearing

Day Three: Embossing

Each day we will be giving away a great selection of Core’dinations ! Each prize will also receive a Dust Buddy and our NEW Sand It Gadget! And today we have one of our favorite sponsors and they have a prize for you in addition to the Core’dinations prize pack!


Anyone know what this cute little  green machine is????

Yup, you guessed it! Todays Winner will also receive this CUTTLEBUG! PLEASE make sure you head over to the Cuttlebug Facebook Page and tell them how much you appreciate their support of the 12 Days of Techniques! We really need to let our sponsors know we appreciate them, it’ll only take a second. The Cuttlebug is so popular it has it’s own Facebook Page!

So what do you need to do to win?????   Watch the Debossing Video here leave us a comment and tell us if you have ever debossed on a project before and promise us if you win that Cuttlebug you will share with us what you created!

Today’s inspirational project comes from Linda Beeson. Doesn’t the Core Essentials neutral cardstock look beautiful against the Gemstone Cardstock?  Such a gorgeous example of how debossing  can add that special to touch to any project.

So anyone want to know who won yesterdays prize pack featuring Core’dinations Cardstock, a Dust Buddy and our NEW Sand It Gadget AND the Sizzix Texture Boutique???

Did someone say……WINNER!!??!!!?!?!?

Yesterday’s winner is………………….

Tona says:

December 15, 2010 at 12:18 pm

I love all of these cards!
My favorite line to emboss is Reminisce from the Vintage collection.

Congrats Tona!!!! We cannot wait to see what you create with your Core’dinations and Provocraft goodies.

Come Back tomorrow for more winners and another BIG give-a-way!!! You won’t want to miss this one. Don’t forget to watch the Video here all about how to deboss.

Fabulous Friday Finale

December 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Hello! We have reached the last day of the Graphic 45 Blog Swap. Today is the last day to leave comments and be eligible for the give-a-way. It has been so great reading all of your  feedback regarding our two companies core’dinating. Make sure you check back daily to see more inspiration from the Graphic 45 Core Impressions Line!

Since today is the finale, we are going out with a bang.  Make sure you keep on scrolling because we have an Awesome Announcement at the end 😉

Starting off the Finale is a gorgeous Card from Kim Moreno:

And another Beautiful card from Cari Locken:

A layout from Hera Frei —> Don’t you LOVE how she mixed in some pastels from  the Core Essentials and Gemstone lines?

And check out the detail on this card from Linda Beeson:

Char Dobson used her Cricut to create this Owl Card. Don’t be afraid to cut into that gorgeous Graphic 45 patterned paper:

And last but not least, a Gift Bag from Ellen Sosnoski:

{Gift Bag is based on a sketch from 2sketches4u}

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for an amazing week!!!!  BUT……we aren’t done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Starting Monday, December 13, we will be showcasing 12 DAYS of Techniques. Each day a design team member has a unique project showcasing one of our favorite techniques to do with Core’dinations cardstock AND we have sponsor (hint hint that means a prize 😉 for each one, too!  So make sure you come back Monday!

It’s Time for some Flower Power

May 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Preferred Partners

Who doesn’t love flowers? Today we are featuring some layouts with the Lucy Bird line . Our Design Team just loved all the flowers from the Lucy Bird Collection from Imaginisce…it just goes perfectly with Core’dinations.

Don’t forget to check out the Imaginisce Blog for some FAB inspiration!!! And comment here to win over 200 pieces of Core!

Kim Moreno paired the Jenni Bowlin Core Impression Butterfly cardstock with some Lucy Bird on this layout:

And sanding doesn’t have to be intense…check out this subtle sanding by Melissa Oliveira on the edge of the layout. And she randomly embossed the scallops around the circle, too!

Heather Bowser mixed and matched Cosmo Cricket Core Impressions with some Core Essentionals cardstock on this sweet layout:

And one more from Debbie Standard. She used her Spellbinder’s dies on this layout and topped them with all sorts of Lucy Bird flowers and Gemstone Cardstock as her base:

It’s a Gem of a

May 12, 2010 by  
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Today we are focusing on Gemstone Cardstock. Just because it is shiny doesn’t mean you can’t emboss it! The texture on the Gemstone Cardstock just stands out beautifully. Here are some wonderful examples from the Design Team:

Some easy embossing from Lydia:

And here is a card from Heather. Aren’t the textured blocks on here beautiful? And the butterfly accents are gorgeous, too!

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