We are Hard Core Cropping…

November 28, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Jenni Bowlin, May Arts Ribbon, Queen & Co.

Are you? Don’t forget you have until Sunday night to get the challenges done! That is a ton of time!

Challenges are listed here and Rules are posted here.

Design Team Member Melissa Oliveira created this gorgeous card for Debbie Standard’s ribbon challenge.  Here is how she did it:

Begin by sanding the edges of a dark green card base from Core’dinations, then add a layer of black Pearls cardstock (from our Cardmaker series) and a slightly smaller piece of red embossed Jenni Bowlin Core Impressions. Add black photo corners for a bit more detail. Trim a piece of green May Arts ribbon and adhere to the card with a snowflake cut from a piece of May Arts trim, embellish with a rhinestone from Queen & Co. Die cut a bracket shape onto a piece of Black Magic, and punch a scalloped circle form a gold piece of Glitter Silk, mounting with foam squares to the center of the card. Finish by stamping a Cats Life Press “christmas time” image onto a piece of Snowflake Core Essentials and punching into a circle shape.

Some details of the sanding:

Go RED with Core’dination

August 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Core’dinations has gone RED.

The Design Team and Core family has found a cause near and dear to their hearts.

Each one of us has been affected by heart disease in some way. A friend, a family member, even ourselves.

Click here for more information from the Go Red site. Share emails with your friends for FREE heart health kits.

Help us by making it YOUR mission, too, to fight heart disease in women.

Sign up at GO RED to stay informed. It could save your life or the life of someone you love.

AND of course we were inspired! From time to time we will be sharing our GO RED projects with you.

Today’s inspiration piece is from Design Team Member Char Dobson.

Check out all that Pearls Cardstock!!!

Raindrops, Flowers and Rainbows

April 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Helmar Adhesives

What could be better than Spring? Today we have a few projects from our Design Team that celebrate the joys of being outdoors as we enjoy this beautiful weather.

But before we get started….just a friendly reminder that….

TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY FOR DESIGN TEAM SUBMISSION! YOU HAVE UNTIL 4 PM EST TO GET THEM IN. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.

First up we have the cutest layout from Design Team Member Heather Bowser. From the clouds to the stitched raindrops…it doesn’t get much cuter than this!   And it’s ALL cardstock! Heather mixed and matched FOUR different kinds of Core:  Core Couture, Pearls, Core Essentials, and Stacy Julian Core Impressions on this layout.

And next up is a layout from Design Team Member Kandis Smith using Core Essentials and Cosmo Cricket Core Impressions.

How great does that stamp look on the Core Impressions woodgrain?


Trying to Keep all Your Eggs in One Basket?

April 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Xyron

Well we have a solution for you!  XYRON adhesive! Nothing’s falling out of this basket with this great adhesive.

Not sure how to you use your Xyron products? Well, check out these great videos on their site for tips and project ideas.

AND they have a great Facebook Page where they post ideas, projects AND tons of give-a-ways.

For  this super cute Easter project, Design Team Member Hera Frei used her Xyron Mounting tape, Core Couture Cardstock (the eggs) and NEW Pearls cardstock (card base).  Perfect for all of  your Easter projects!

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!  WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOUR EASTER PROJECTS.

Don’t forget to link us up on our Facebook Page!

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