Need a Baby Gift?

February 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Pink Paislee

Not sure about you but I always feel as if I need a baby gift these days!

And what better way to whip one up than with a brown bag and some Pink Paislee Core Impressions?  Design Team Member Char Dobson created this super cute bag with some Pink Paislee Nantucket papers and Core Impressions and her Cricut. If you don’t have the Wrap  it Up cartridge, no worries! You can use any die cutting machine or even hand cut these details with a pattern.

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Tuesday Tutorial

February 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Today we have a great tutorial from Design Team Member Kim Jeffress using one of our favorites….Chocolate Box!!! Kim needed a quick and easy gift for a friend and this is what she created….

Step 1 Take a sheet of chocolate box cardstock and punch a circle about 2 inches from the edge.

Step 2 Cut the cardstock into a rectangle shape approx 3 inches  wide and 8 inches in  length(leave one side on the side of the circle longer than the other)

step 3 Score the cardstock near the punched out circle on the longer side to create a fold.
step 4 Using a sanding tool or sandpaper, sand all the edges of the choocolate box cardstock to reveal the coloured core!
step 5 Cut another rectangle from the chocolate box cardstock two and a half inches wide and 4.75 inches in length. Using a die cut machine emboss the BACK side of the cardstock. Adhere this piece to the bottom section of the tag.
step 6 Take a piece of matching cardstock approx 2 inches wide and create a banner piece by folding back and forth as shown, repeat for the other side and then cut inverse triangles on each end.
step 7 Add foam tape to the back of the banner piece and adhere to the centre of the tag as shown. Add a matching sticker to embellish.
step 8 Type out your sentiment to the back of the cardstock ,cut out ,add a brad and attach with foam dots, Fold your card on the scored line and hang from a bottle!
And here is the final project!
And a close up for some of that fabulous detail…

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