Happy Monday with Pink Paislee!

November 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Pink Paislee

We are kicking off a fantabulous week with Pink Paislee!

And to make things even better…we are going to give away one of the these awesome Pink Paislee Core Impressions packs.  This beautiful cardstock pack has every Modern Print you need: Chevron, Hexagon, Lattice and Circle.

Just comment all week long for your chance to win! Make sure you head over to the Pink Paislee Blog and their Facebook page for additional chances to win win win! And, of course, amazing inspirational projects from their Design Team. I know I am an avid reader of their blog and you don’t want to miss what they have created for you.

AND don’t forget about our Facebook page!!! You know we always have a treat for you there, too! Spread the word about our fabulous blog swap and you will get additional chances to win!

Pink Paislee also offers Live Pink, an amazing Newsletter that comes right to your inbox. Make sure you sign up here!  They are always doing awesome  contests with fabulous prize packs so don’t miss out on that.

Our team has been working hard behind the scenes with the Pink Paislee Core Impression line and the Pink Paislee Nantucket collection.

Today Design Team Member Debbie Standard created some gorgeous layouts for you today. So sit back with that coffee and get ready to be inspired!

Chevron is so HOT right now, you can’t help but reach for this gorgeous piece of Chevron Cardstock every chance you get 😉 Debbie paired hers with some hand cut Pink Paislee patterned paper details and some additional Pink Paislee Core Impression Cardstock for a beautiful layout.

This layout from Debbie really shows the versatility of Core. In this Core Impressions paper pack, you will get colors that fit any project…Pink..Blue…Yellow…Chocolate Box…you name it!

And last but not least… another way to use Core and patterned paper. Cardstock doesn’t always have to be the start of your layout. Reach for some Patterned Paper first and then anchor it with some Core Impressions. Love the graphic print against the sanded circles! And of course those cute hand cut fishies 😉

Get That Label Maker Out!

We are hitting it hard today with our Label Makers.

We just LOVE using it around here. It works perfectly with Core and if you aren’t sure how to use it, CLICK HERE for the video and some “how to” tips under “LABEL IT”.

For these next two layouts Design Team Member Lydia Jackson used her label maker. Check them out!

For this fun summery layout, Lydia also used some of the Core Tags and the background is Jillian Spotted Cardstock. We love these and are so great for any project. Lydia also used her Xyron for the waves. And make sure you look closely at the Title. Lydia used her Tim Holtz Ranger  inks to gently ink the white Paper Trunk alphas…doesn’t that look FABULOUS!  Great detail….

And next up is Design Team Member Leica Forrest. She created this beautiful layout about herself and used her Label Maker for ALL of her journaling. Love the Pink Paislee Core Impressions against the Chocolate Box.


We will post May Arts/Petaloo winner tomorrow!

Fabulous Friday with May Arts and Petaloo

We are so excited to be sharing this week of May Arts, Petaloo AND Core’dinations with you!

It is over  already?  That is how time flies around here especially when you are having fun and being inspired. We love Fridays around here, too! Why is that? Well, it’s ANOTHER day to comment to win win win!

THREE awesome companies have come together to inspire you. And our teams have been working hard to create some festive projects for you, too. It’s all about the Holidays. From Halloween to Thanksgiving and even Christmas…you will see festive projects to get those creative juices flowing and hopefully give you some ideas for this time of year.

And of course…there are give-a-ways!!! All three companies will giving away tons and tons of goodies this week so make sure you head over to the Petaloo Blog and May Arts Blog for details and inspirational projects. Don’t forget about Facebook! Join us on our Facebook page here, the May Arts and Petaloo pages, too, for additional chances to win. Make sure you tell them we sent you!

Don’t forget to comment all week long for a chance win a Core’dinations prize pack! And head over to our Facebook page…you never know when we offer up another chance to win.

Did you know that Core’dinations and Petaloo have a color matching program? We sure do! We did all the hard work so that you can easily match your favorite Core Colors with favorite Petaloo flowers. How easy is that???

Today we have a variety of projects for you.

First up Design Team Member Kim Jeffress with a gorgeous wall hanging. There is nothing like some warm fall colors to brighten up any room.

This project is the perfect example of the Core’dinations and Petaloo color matching program.

And how much do you love  the colors of this card from Design Team Member Char Dobson???  Gorgeous gorgeous! I just love Core. You know why?  Because you can emboss it on your own or use the Core Impressions like Char did on this card. She embossed a piece of Core Essentials in orange and then used a piece of BasicGrey in Mantis on the bottom.  Again…the flowers match perfectly!

And Design Team Member Melissa Oliveira has another fun Fall project for us. She altered a bucket she had lying around the house with some beautiful details. Melissa used her Spellbinders dies in addtion to May  Arts Ribbon and Petaloo flowers. The great thing about these flowers is that you can color them!  Melissa used Tim Holtz Distress ink on the flowers because they were a little bright for the  fall color scheme. Again, just perfect for ANY project.

And Design Team Member Leica Forrest created this soft and feminine layout for us today. Nothing screams little girl like pink , flowers and ribbon! The base is Pink Paislee Core Impressions.

Core’dinations and Glue Arts Blog Swap

Goooood Monday Morning!

We are up  bright and early to bring you some Core’dinations and Glue Arts projects.

But first we have some winners to announce, right????  (Please note: we will post WCMD winner & October Colour Lover’s Challenge tomorrow)

We have FOUR winners to announce from our Spellbinders trade last week.

So without further ado the winners are…….

Two winners from posting here on the Core blog:

Skeeter Horne says:

September 28, 2011 at 9:56 am (Edit)

Love the project-cant wait to make this.

AND

Kelly Massman says:

September 29, 2011 at 8:44 am (Edit)

These are darling!

Facebook:  Amy Brock Coose:  Looking forward to some great projects this week!

Random post was Brianne Nevill’s blog:

Marge R. (mer) said…Ohhh what spooky FUN!!! I totally have the perfect place for these and NEED them!!! They’re ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS!!!

Please email ellen_sosnoski@coredinations.com with your address (phone numbers if you are international) so we can get your prizes out as soon as possible.

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Now it’s time for some Glue Arts!

Make sure you head over to the Glue Arts blog for some awesome projects from their Design Team. They are also introducing a new product, Glue Glider Pro PLUS and they are doing 10 days of give-a-ways over there!!! And they have a GrEaT Facebook page, too, make sure you head over there as well.

And, YES, we are giving away ANOTHER pack of Core for one lucky winner that posts here on the blog this week!!!

Today we have some designs from Ellen Sosnoski.

I love taking my projects off the page and you must have a good adhesive to be able to do just that.

For this gift bag I used some My Mind’s Eye Core Impressions and My Mind’s Eye Minis and Glue Arts Adhesive Squares,  Glue Arts Glider Pro and Glue Arts UCut it Foam Adhesive.

And next up I created a card using some Pink Paislee Core Impressions and a Core Tag in Pastels (I looooove these!!!) I was over at their Live Pink (The Pink Paislee forum) this weekend and played along with some of their WCMD challenges to upcycle so I used a rubon applicator.

This is the best part. I used some UCut it Foam Adhesive, of course, and ONE adhesive square for the rubon applicator! I only needed one that is how tacky they are. I put it right under the ribbon knot and it’s not going anywhere.

See you tomorrow!

We are here all week long with Glue Arts!

Welcome to day ONE of the Core’dinations and Spellbinders Blog Swap

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Spellbinders

Welcome to our week long inspirational blog swap with Spellbinders! We are super excited and both teams have been working diligently to inspire you.

Sophistication, value and maximum versatility make Spellbinders™ die templates #1. Beautiful Details Inspiring Creativity…Spellbinders unique triple function die templates allow you to cut, emboss, and then stencil through the die template for unlimited possibilities. The Spellbinders Grand Calibur® machine and Spellbinders Grand Nestabilities™ die templates cut and emboss up to 11¾”, taking die cutting to grand proportions. Follow Spellbinders on FacebookTwitter and the Spellbinders Blog!

AND Core’dinations  ColorCore Cardstock will be giving away FOUR paper packs in total!!!

Here is how you can win:
1. Visit the Core’dinations blog and leave a comment every day, Monday the 26th through Friday the 30th. We will give away two packs to TWO lucky winners.
2. Like us on Facebook and comment to win a paper pack.
3. Visit the Core’dinations Designer’s blogs and leave a comment. We will be linking them up on the Core’dinations blog throughout the week and will choose one random designer’s blog to pick a winner.


Make sure you visit the Spellbinders blog for more details on how to win some of their awesome dies AND for some amazing projects from their Design Team.

Remember for additional chances to win, visit our designers blog and leave comment.

Andrea’s Blog

Ellen’s Blog

Melissa’s Blog

Now are you ready for some inspiration!? OH..one quick thing…make sure you check out the DT blogs linked here…they might just have additional projects posted on their blogs in addition to the chance to win 😉

First up we have some fabulous cards…

Design Team Member Andrea Amu created this beautiful card using the Spellbinders Impressabilities Pebbles template.

Design Team Member Ellen Sosnoski Created this card using some Vintage Cardstock and the Large Scalloped circles to create the window.

AND…..

Design Team Member Lydia Jackson created these cute cute cute cute bags for us today.  WANT TO SEE MORE?

She has another sneak of it on her blog. There are so many awesome details to this fun project.

Besides some Core Essentials , Melissa used the Nested Lacey Pennants s5-028.

DON’T FORGET TO COME BACK TOMORROW!

Breaking News! 24 Hour Craft Day on HSN

September 23, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Pink Paislee

Featuring Pink Paislee Core Impressions and LOADS of other Pink Paislee goodies.

You can check out more details here on the Pink Paislee Blog.

First up…Show Times (These are subject to change):

Nantucket Kit – Rebecca Cross – September 25th / 26th – 1:00 a.m. EST / 10:00 p.m. PST)

Mistables Kit – Heidi Swapp – September 25th / 26th – (12:00 a.m. EST / 9:00 p.m. PST)

Phantom Kit – Heidi Swapp – September 26th – (11:00 a.m. EST / 9:00 a.m. PST)

And here is a photo of the Nantucket Kit featuring the Pink Paislee Core Impressions.

L@@K at all those gorgeous prints….

Again, make sure you check out the Pink Paislee Blog for the other kits.

It’s going to be a GREAT day!

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