Designs From Guest Designer Rebecca Keppel

September 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Hot Topics, Pink Paislee

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!

Thanks, Rebecca!

Here are is a detail of that sanding…loooooove it!

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L-Day One

July 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Gooooood Morning!

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!

Check out their blog HERE and make sure you Like them on Facebook here…you don’t want to miss any of that inspiration, do you?

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!

Wonderful Wednesday with Char Dobson

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!

OOOOOOH!!!!!

And some BasicGrey Core Impressions. Just love the pink and green combo from the Whimsy pack! :) :):)

Easter Photos

May 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Spellbinders

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!!

Kids Crafts and Core!

March 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Core Projects, Hot Topics

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:

My 5 year old son in completely obsessed with all things Space. He spends all day everyday, reading Space books, drawing Space pictures and playing with his space toys.
He is also a BIG lover of craft just like his mum and I have to hide away all my precious Scrapbooking papers and goodies for fear he will cut them up.
Today we decided to create a Space picture using  some of my Coredinations scraps.
Step 1 We gathered a bunch of Coredinations cardstock scraps, scissors, glue, crayons and a pencil.
Step 2 To create the planet Mars he chose a piece of pre embossed Pink Paislee cardstock cut it into the desired shape then used the side of a crayon to shade over the bumps…”Look mummy a pattern” he shouted!
Step 3 He then used some containers to trace circles for other planets and cut them out! He also used the different coloured cardstock to cut out a rocket which he sanded and a sun…Glitter cardstock for a shiny sun!
Step 4 I helped him to cut out the rings for Saturn but he insisted on using my sanding block to sand the rings himself!
Step 5 My punches are definitely a favourite and he raced up stairs to get my star punch to create some stars.
Step 6 He wanted some craters on Mars so I suggested he use the kraft core to tear the top, he then drew and cut out the rest.
Step 7 He then went ahead and assembled his picture.
Step 8 Finally he wrote a simple story about his picture, he couldnt wait to read it to his daddy!
And here is the finished project! SO CUTE! And FUN!

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