Who’s Ready to Party?!

WE ARE!

Looking for new and unique ways to stamp on your Core’dinations Cardstock?  We have teamed up with Sweet Stamp Shop and have some awesome ideas for you.  See you Monday!

Here is a card that I created using one of their stamp sets called Against the Grain. Looks fab with my Tim Holtz Sizzix Woodgrain embossing folder, don’t you think??? Inks are Tim Holtz Distress colors. They match perfectly with Core 😉

April Grand Prize Giveaway!

April 6, 2012 by  
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{Make sure you scroll down to the post below for our weekend Giveaway. Chance to win a pack  of  Fancy Pants Core Impressions}

CHECK out this! HURRY, you only have through April! Winners will be chosen April 30th.


How much embossing is too much???

July 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Core Blog, Provocraft, Sizzix

The answer is….

IT’S NEVER TOO MUCH!!!

Every month we challenge our designers to create something special and this month it was to emboss!

You know how much we love to emboss and sand here. And if you need some tips make sure you check out our videos here.

Design Team Member Lydia Jackson ran with this challenge and created this cool layout that uses

30 DIFFERENT EMBOSSING FOLDERS!!! Can you beat that? We would love to see you try!

Tuesday Tutorial

March 1, 2011 by  
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Today’s Tutorial comes from Linda Beeson. Remember the gorgeous house she created with Tim Holtz Core’dinations Cardstock, stamps, inks and other goodies? Well, Linda put together a wonderful tutorial for you today including the dimensions needed for your own house!

This is a little bird house made of cardstock.  It can be created from a 12” x 12” piece of cardstock (right click and save  the image below to your computer then print out. You will need to recreate the dimensions on a 9 1/2 x 11″ piece of cardstock) .  For my bird house, I cut out a circle in the front and lined that with a piece of acetate this way it can hold a little gift of candy and the window shows you the treats inside.

Here is the pattern for the base created from a 9 ½” x 11” piece of cardstock.  Note: This pattern can be altered though to make the house in the size you want.  Keep the 11” side the same, just adjust the size of the middle and/or top sections to make the house taller or shorter.

I wanted my bird house to be created from embossed cardstock but the Cuttlebug or Sizzix embossing folders are not big enough for the entire bird house at once, so I created a base bird house with plain cardstock and then embossed pieces to glue to the sides of the bird house and then additional pieces to create my little roof.

Score on the score lines and crease those folds with a bone folder.  Here is a photo of what all of the folds and cuts will look like.

When all of the lines are scored and creased, the paper folds to form a box.  Glue along the edge of the extra tab.  Here you can see how the roof should come together.  You can give the roof folds scored lines too or use your fingers to give the correct creases.

I used my Coluzzle circle cutter to cut my hole in the front of the house.  Then, I cut a piece of acetate and glued that to the inside of the house.  This is optional.  I filled my house with candy. If you aren’t going to do that, the top can be stapled or glued together and use some kind of a paper clip so that it can be easily opened.

Now, I measured each of my sections and cut embossed pieces of cardstock and glued those in place.

Remember if you need tips on embossing to check out our videos here.

Here is another view:

We hope you enjoyed today’s tutorial. A HUGE thank you to Linda for putting this together. It’s gorgeous!!! We would love to see yours if you create one so make sure you link us up.  Have a great week!

Welcome to Day THREE of our 12 Days of Techniques

December 15, 2010 by  
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Welcome to our First Ever 12 Days of Techniques. We are excited to share with you some of our favorite techniques using our unique color core cardstock. Each day a Design Team member is going to share a project featuring a technique with Core’dinations cardstock. We have TWELVE unique and amazing days lined up for you leading right into Christmas Eve Day.

In case you are just joining us today here is what we covered so far:

Day One: Sanding

Day Two: Tearing

Each day we will be giving away a great selection of Core’dinations ! Each prize will also receive a Dust Buddy and our NEW Sand It Gadget! And today we have one of our favorite sponsors and they have a prize for you in addition to the Core’dinations prize pack!

Todays Winner will also receive this Texture Boutique from Sizzix! PLEASE make sure you head over to the Sizzix Facebook Page and tell them how much you appreciate their support of the 12 Days of Techniques!  BUT first you need to watch the Embossing Video here leave us a comment and tell us what your FAVORITE line of Core’dinations is to emboss!

Cari Locken has created some gorgeous cards using Sizzix folders. They are elegant and perfect for this gift giving season.



Other Supplies used: Core Essentials and Vintage Cardstock, Imaginisce Rubons and Ribbons.

So anyone want to know who won yesterdays prize pack featuring Core’dinations Cardstock, a Dust Buddy and our NEW Sand It Gadget
Did someone say……WINNER!!??!!!?!?!?

Yesterday’s winner is………………….

Lisa W says:

December 14, 2010 at 7:54 pm (Edit)

I live in the country and like to use torn paper to represent the fields and hills. I’m glad I found your paper because with other paper I would use ink to hide the white core and it never looks right.

Lisa, we are happy you found and us and cannot wait to see what you create with your Core’dinations and Fiskars goodies. No covering up that inner core anymore!!!  Make sure you email us with your information!

Come Back tomorrow for more winners and another BIG give-a-way!!! You won’t want to miss this one. Don’t forget to watch the Embossing Video here leave us a comment and tell us what your FAVORITE line of Core’dinations is to emboss!

A HUGE THANK YOU TO SIZZIX!

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