Designing with Melissa Oliveira today! Here is a little bit about this cute layout from Melissa:
The graphic design of the Pink Paislee Core Impressions made a great home for a grid style layout. AND chevrons are all the rage these days! Keeping the layout clean and simple with just a bit of sanding and embossing allows the little details like the punched butterflies, sanded edges and machine stitched border shine through.
And a close up…Core’dinations is just so great. Sand some, emboss some, use your Fiskars Paper Crimper like Melissa did here with the yellow strip …so many textures so little time! And the added Queen & Co. bling on the butterflies is the perfect touch!
Any old but goodie!
Designer Melissa Oliveria created this layout for us today. Banners never get old, do they?
The cupcake banner was created by embossing and sanding several 1″ strips of Core Essentials cardstock, then trimming a “v” shape at one end of each strip. A punched, sanded Whitewash border was added to each flag before adhering to the layout using foam dots. The base is Pink Paislee Core Impressions…just a little sanding goes a long way!
And I just heard that the NEW Design Team is 99.99% finalized. So stay tuned for the announcement!!!!!!!!!!!
Who is ready for some winners?!?!??!?!
We have our random winners from last week’s giveaway with Team KNK!
Winners email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line reading the contest you won, For Example: March Color Challenge Winner. Also include in the body of the email your name, address, and phone number (only if international). We will send you a confirmation back that we received your email so you know your prize will be on it’s way soon! We ship prizes to our lucky winners twice a month once we receive all prize winner’s information.
So how about a layout for today? We are switching gears since last week as all about Black Magic…why not show you our softer side? Design Team member Lydia Jackson created this gorgeous layout using our Pastel Cardstock pack and a little piece of Pink Paislee Core Impressions on the banner flags.
Add some accents and don’t be afraid to print your journaling right on that Core cardstock! Add bits and pieces of your favorite embellishments like Pearls from Queen and Co. and you have the perfect layout.
We have another beautiful layout from Rebecca to share with you today!
She worked that Pink Paislee Core Impressions….First up, Rebecca actually turned the hexagon print on its side so it goes horizontally across the page. It totally changes the entire focus of the layout. Add some hand cut details from the pre-embossed circle designs and you are on your way to one awesome layout!
Here are is a detail of that sanding…loooooove it!
First up a HUGE thank you to everyone that participated in our FIRST EVER online crop!!!!!!!!!
We will post winners as soon as we can! I know you are all excited and we are, too. It has been amazing to see what everyone has created with Core’dinations Cardstock. THANK YOU!
We are here with a week long event with Scrapbooking Adhesives by 3L.
Let’s start things of today with Design Team Member Shaunte Wadely.
And how COOL are these CD photo pockets? Shaunte used one on this layout as a keepsake from her daughter’s first concert.
Brilliant! Our team has been having a TON of fun with these! Shaunte also used the foam adhesive, photo corners and tape runner on this layout. Scrapbook Adhesives have something for EVERY paper crafter!
And another close-up…Shaunte really worked her scrap bin here. She used bits and pieces of tons of our collections and we just love how she used the negative punched pieces, too!
Make sure you comment here to win an AWESOME Core goodie pack AND over at the Scrapbook Adhesives blog as well because they have an awesome giveaway of their adhesives, too! You have ALL WEEK LONG!
In that goodie pack from us you will see some of our awesome Glitter Silk cardstock.
Please note we will be posting winners from our online Crop this weekend this week ..so stay tuned for that!
Today we have some wonderful projects from Design Team Member Char Dobson…ENJOY!
Double page layouts=Double the FUN! I think you will agree when you see these fun layouts.
Lots of Pink Paislee Core Impressions….cutting and sanding that honeycomb pattern is too much fun!
Loads of Queen & Co. goodies on here from our friends! And love how Char worked her Fiskars paper crimper and then sanded the Core Essentials!
I don’t know about you but I don’t get a chance to scrap Easter (or Holiday photos) until after the Holidays. It seems as if then all they hype is over and I we have moved on to the next Holiday for inspiration. Well not here! Today we have some inspo for you to get out those Easter shots from a few weeks ago and scrap them. Don’t wait until next year….if you are like me you will behind schedule
Design Team Member Lydia Jackson created this layout with a beautiful mix of Core. She used Pink Paislee Core Impressions (honeycomb and dots) and then she used her Spellbinders die to make the impression on the neutral cardstock found in our NEW Neutrals Collection packs.
And here is a detail of that impression with Spellbinder’s die. LOVE it!!
Welcome to our Kids Crafts and Core Series!
Our awesome design team has put together a few tutorials that you will be seeing here on the blog that are designed JUST for you and your family. We had our first series from Design Team Member Char Dobson over Valentines Day here with some great Cricut tips.
Today we have Design Team Member Kim Jeffress and her son with a fun tutorial using Core’dinations cardstock, punches and other found items around the house. Here is a little bit about this project from Kim herself and a sneak peek of what they created together:
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.
Don’t forget about our Hard Core Crafter program!
Are you Hard Core?
Do you love tearing, sanding and ripping Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock EVERY chance you get???
Than we are looking for YOU!
We have been working behind the scenes creating a super cool program that is designed to give our Hard Core Crafters exclusive benefits.
Want to know more? Than keep reading…..
Just a reminder …Don’t forget about our Core Colour Challenge!
Only nine days left to get those entries in and a Core pack of cardstock is up for grabs!!! More details here.
Today we have some fun layouts from Design Team Member Melissa Oliveira.
Melissa works the 8.5×11″! check out the tone on tone embossed hears!!!! LOVE!!!
Here is a little bit about this layout from Melissa, “the embossed hearts were cut from the left over strip from trimming the background to a 8 1/2 x 11 size. I just embossed, sanded, and popped them up with foam tape for a little added dimension. I sanded then inked the Jenni Bowlin butterfly Core Impressions that is behind the title work. I really like the way the sanded areas take to the ranger distress inks.”
And speaking of love…..
How sweet is this? That chevron Pink Paislee Core Impressions is too perfect! SO many great details, don’t you think? Melissa used her BasicGrey embossing folders for the hearts.