Today we have a super cool technique for you from Design Team Member Char Dobson and her daughter. This is a TWO PART series from Char so stay tuned for part TWO next week!
Here is a alittle bit about the project from Char:
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I know we normally do Tutorials on Tuesday but we got a little behind this week with our HCC program and posts so today we have a fun tutorial for you. I wanted to make sure I shared this before Valentine’s Day in case anyone wanted to use it as inspiration.
Our team members have been working with their very own kids to bring you Kids Crafts with Core!
A new series of quick and easy projects designed especially for you to be able to do with your very own family.
Design Team Member Char Dobson created these super cute Valentine’s Day cards with her (uber talented) nine-year old daughter!
Char’s daughter planned the entire pattern, colors, embossing folder….everything! on this project by herself. She even found the heart shape on her own while looking through Cricut cartridge booklets. AND they put this together in less than thirty minutes.
Yes, thirty minutes!
Char’s daughter has loved crafts since she was very young but has only been scrapbooking and cardmaking with her for a year or two. Amazing!
Design Team Member Kim Jeffress is here today with an awesome tutorial for us. Here is a little bit about the project in her own words.
The Space Stick
My eldest who is 4 is learning to write. He has had trouble remembering to put spaces in between each word as he writes. I decided to make a space stick out of some Core’dinations cardstock, a pop stick and some other bits and pieces.
Step 1 punch two circles out of some cardstock. I have used a sheet of Vintage Cardstock.
Step 2 Emboss your circles using an embossing folder. I have used a circle embossing folder which i Thought looked like craters for me space theme.
Step 3 Sand your circles to reveal the core underneath.
Step 4 Grab a coloured pop stick and glue it to the back of one of the circles. Now glue the other circle on top.
Step 5 Finish off your Space stick by inking the edge to add difinition and adding stickers and other bits and pieces suitable to your theme.
Step 6 Now your Space stick is ready to use!
Here on the Core blog! Check out this cool mask Design Team Member Char Dobson created with her Cricut. Once Char cut the mask from some Black Magic Cardstock, she tore Gemstones Cardstock for the feathers and then embellished with some Queen & Co pearls. Then just finish it off with some ribbon and you are done!
And check out this cute model! Such a fun and easy project for a party or even a craft project to do with your kids.
Have a great week!!!