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Mary Pat here with you today and I was really excited to find out that Core’dinations was teaming up with May Arts! What a great combo! I always like to bring a little hostess gift when visiting friends and family during the holidays. Just a little something to say “Thanks”. So I made a little gift bag and tag using the yummy Core’dinations and the beautiful May Arts Ribbon.
A close up of the Tag.
For my project I used the Tim Holtz Shattered Collection to make all my pieces and layers. This collection to me has such rich colors that just scream fall to me. I used my Silhouette to create the fall leaves and then I added some stamped images to add some fun embellishments. Finally to add the finishing touch I added the beautiful May Arts ribbon and cord.
Fall Gift Bag & Tag Supplies:
- Tim Holtz Shattered Cardstock
- Sand it Set
- May Arts Suede Ribbon
- Lawn Fawn Stamps
- Copic Markers
- Paper Gift Bag
Here is a video to help you create this gift bag and tag:
Thanksgiving Card by Mary Pat
Hi Everyone! Mary Pat here with you today and with the holidays fast approaching I have a great idea for a Clean and Simple Thanksgiving Day card that is so easy that you will want to mass produce these to send to everyone on your Friends and Family list!
Thanksgiving card supplies:
- Core’dinations Chocolate Box
- Tim Holtz Shattered Collection
- Sand it Gadget
- Dust Buddy
- Simon Says Stamps
For my card I broke out some of the yummy Chocolate Box collection and used the Cherry Cordial. I then scored and sanded my edges. I then used a digi cut file from the Silhouette store and cut out the flower. I backed the negative space with the Tim Holtz Shattered collection. Finally I stamped my sentiment using the back of the Cherry Cordial.
Here is a video on how this card came about:
Thanks so much for joining me. Hope you have a wonderful and crafty day!
Thank You Card by Tami
Hi all!! Tami Mayberry here with you today to share a quick and easy card idea using you’re Core’dinations products.
Thanks card supplies:
- Core’dinations Tim Holtz Nostalgic Kraft Core cardstock (brown)
- Sand-It Gadget
- Core’dinations Core Basics Ivory Card & Envelope
- Unity Stamp Co. Thanks, Thanks & Thanks stamp set
- Clearsnap brown ink pads: Pigment (espresso), Archival (mudslide)
- Clearsnap embossing powder
- May Arts brown burlap string
- Kandicorp hot fit nail heads
- Sizzix Tim Holtz Layered Leaf with Textured Fades embossing folder (#660039)
- Sizzix Big Shot die-cutting machine
- Fiskars corner rounder
- Kandicorp hot fix setting tool
- Embossing heat tool
- Clearsnap Art Dauber
- Clearsnap glue gloss
- Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L®: EZ runner, 3D foam squares
Step 1: Round top right and bottom left corners of pre-made card using corner rounder punch.
Step 2: Die-cut leaf from brown cardstock retaining negative image for use on envelope.
Step 3: Emboss die-cut leaf using embossing folder; sand lightly with Sand It Gadget. Adhere to card front.
Step 4: Wrap left edge of card with string; tie in a bow.
Step 5: Stamp sentiment onto back side of Kraft Core cardstock using brown dye ink; cut out. Attach to card front using foam squares.
Step 6: Attach nail heads to card front as shown using hot fit tool.
Envelope Instructions: (shown below)
Step 1: Place negative image from die-cut leaf onto envelope at an angle.
Step 2: Sponge pigment ink onto envelope using art dauber.
Step 3: Sprinkle with embossing powder; heat-emboss.
Hi there Core Fans!
It’s Joann and I am so excited to be here today to share a fun 3D table top decoration which I think is perfect for the upcoming Thanksgiving season for all of my American friends. Being from Canada, we have already celebrated Thanksgiving but every year I remember something a friend on mine that lives in the United States told me… “We let our Turkeys get a bit larger here”. It makes me laugh every time.
As I was thinking about setting the table for Thanksgiving dinner it dawned on me that it would be nice to have some sort of treat at each table setting so the idea of a Fall themed gift box was perfect. The sunflower box was made using the Tim Holtz Kraft Core Shattered Collection and I just love the look of this paper. I decided not to emboss or sand this paper because I wanted a more elegant vintage feel to the box. The top is covered with an embossed layer of Tim Holtz Kraft Core Nostalgic Collection and several more layers to make up the pretty sunflower, all of the layers were however lightly sanded. The center was finished with a pretty vintage metal embellishment.
Sunflower Box Supplies:
- Tim Holtz Kraft Core Shattered Collection
- Tim Holtz Kraft Core Nostalgic Collection
- Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy
- 3d Sunflower Box Item # 46801 From The Silhouette Store
- Darice Foliage Embossing Folder
- Bling From My Stash
- Liquid Adhesive
- Silhouette Cameo
To make this box follow these steps.
Step 1. Cut all of the pieces from the cardstock of our choice.
Step 2. Assemble the box, emboss the Green Star and using your flower tool gently shape the petals on the lightly sanded Orange and Yellow pieces. Attach the layers for the sunflower and glue to the top of your star box.
Here is a photo of the box open giving you a lovely place for a little something sweet!
Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a great day my crafty friends!
Hi friends! It’s Joy here, sharing a fun fall card with you today!
An A-Maize-ing Day Card Supplies:
- Core’dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection Cardstock
- Core’dinations A2 Kraft Cards & Envelopes
- SVGCuts.com Enchanted Autumn SVG Kit
- Joy’s Life It’s All Fall Puns Stamp Set
- Fine Gold Embossing Powder
- Darice Heat Gun
- Stamp Block
- Pop Dots
- Xyron 3″ Sticker Maker
- Silhouette Cameo
- button, twine, adhesive gems
- ATG gun
Step 1. Use the Silhouette Cameo to cut out all of the pieces that create the harvest corn from the SVGCuts.com Enchanted Autumn SVG kit. I’m using Core’dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection Cardstock to create all of the visible layers. I’m also using the 6×6 sized cardstock which fits perfectly on a mat for most die cut machines. I like to use a Cricut mat with my Silhouette Cameo but it will fit on a Cameo mat too.
Step 2. After the corn is cut out, glue the pieces together. I resized my pieces to fit a standard A2 card, so they easily fit through the Xyron 3″ Sticker maker.
Step 3. For dimension, use foam pop dots between some of the layers!
Step 4. I decided to cut a piece of Core’dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection Cardstock to cover the top of the Core’dinations A2 Kraft Cards I’m using. I also cut another piece for my embossed sentiment.
Step 5. Using Joy’s Life It’s All Fall Puns stamp set, I stamped onto the Core’dinations cardstock with Versamark and then heat embossed the saying with fine gold embossing powder.
Step 6. Before I was finished I cut a few more strips of paper and glued them down to add more focus to the sentiment. After tying on some twine, adding a button and some adhesive gems, the card was complete. Well, almost. I then decided to use a corner rounding paper punch and round all of the corners of the card. Ta da! All done!
I hope you enjoyed my project!
As the holidays approach, it’s fun to start planning and creating those special little things that make a hand-crafted celebration. In my family, we usually have small favors for each of our guests. I’m always hunting for ideas that are cute, but aren’t too expensive or too time consuming to make. Since Thanksgiving is just around the corner, now is the perfect time to get a jump start with these adorable Turkey Treat Holders. Won’t these look fabulous on the dinner table?
Turkey Treat Holder Supplies:
- Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection
- Core’dinations Heavyweight 80 lb. Kraft
- Core Essentials Brights Cardstock
- Sizzix Writing Desk Die
- May Arts Ribbon – 7/8″ Solid Ivory Check AKB14; 5″ Tulle 471-5-28; 1/8″ Burlap Cord SP-10
- Fiskars Fuse Die Cutting Machine
- Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry
- Small Clay Flower Pot
- Punch Bunch – Large Pear Punch
- Tim Holtz Mini Fasteners
Step 1. Die cut feathers. With this die, I was easily able to cut 4 layers of paper at a time.
Step 2. Add ribbon around the lip of the pot.
Step 3. Glue the feathers.
Step 4. Hand draw turkey body. Cut out.
Step 5. Punch a pear shape to create the turkey’s wattle. Snip a triangle for the beak. Use buttons and brads to create the eyes. Attach to flower pot.
Step 6. Wrap treats in tulle. Tie with burlap cord and place in flower pot.
Hope this helps make your holidays even happier!
Hi there Core Fans! It’s Joann and I am so excited to be here today. Do you love making tags as much as I do? One of my biggest problems is that whenever I want to make a tag I can’t seem to locate where I put them last in my craft room so I decided to make a fun little box to store my tags.
Tag storage box supplies:
- Core’dinations Neutral Colors Core Cardstock
- Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection Cardstock
- Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy
- Watercolor Pencils
- Darice Embossing Folder Foliage
- String From My Stash
- JustRite Antique Autumn Tags One
- JustRite Antique Tags One Die
- Heartfelt Creations Mini Vintage Floret PreCut Set
- Heartfelt Creations Vintage Floret Die
- Liquid Adhesive
To make the tag storage box, follow these easy steps:
Step 1. Cut a piece of Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection Cardstock 9 3/4″ x 9″ and place on your Scor board with the 9″ side at the top of your board. Scor on the 3″ and 6″ marks and then rotate the Cardstock so the 9 3/4″ side is on the top. Scor on the 1/2″, 3 1/2″, 6 1/4″ and 9 1/4″ marks from top to bottom. Scor at the 3/4″ and 9″ marks for only the top and bottom sections. This will allow the box to fold closed easily.
Step 2. Cut on the scor lines as shown. The extra portions on the 4 corners have been removed and there is now a cut on the 3″ and 6″ lines from Left to Right up to the middle piece which will be the bottom of the box.
Step 3. Using your Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy, sand and remove the dust for that perfect Vintage look!
Step 4. Finally, cut, emboss and sand centers for your tags and assemble the box and then attach a tag to the front of the box so you know exactly what the box is for!
Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a Great Day!