Meet our Core Teachers!

With the help of these talented designers, you can create custom Core’dinations classes designed specifically to teach at your store or have one of our Core’dinations Teachers come and teach in person. Whatever your needs may be, we have put together a team of talented Core’dinations designers to assist you in demonstrating the unique characteristics of Core’dinations Cardstock to your customers.

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Kimber McGray

Always a crafter of some kind, Kimber McGray started scrapbooking 6 years ago and has never looked back. Obsessed would be a mild way of describing her love of paper crafting.

Over the past four years, Kimber’s work has been published in Creating Keepsakes, BHG Scrapbooks Etc., Scrapbook Trends, Cards, Paper Crafts, CardMaker, Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine regular issues, as well as featured in different Idea Books. Her work has also appeared in major ad campaigns for We R Memory Keepers and Core’dinations. Kimber was also announced as a Hall of Fame 2007 winner with Creating Keepsakes. Kimber’s 1st book, Scrapbook Secrets was released in May 2009. She co-authored Remember This, which was released June 2010. Her 3rd book with F&W Publications, 175 Fresh Card Ideas was released in August 2010. She is currently finishing her 4th book to be released in early 2012.

She enjoys working with all different aspects of the industry by designing in all realms. She is currently designing for 3 different Manufacturers: Jillibean Soup, Unity Stamp Company and Core’dinations Cardstock. This helps her keep her work fresh and new as well as challenge her to use different products daily.
She lives in Carmel, Indiana, with her husband Bill of 12 years and two children, Andrew (8) and Laura (6).

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Cari Locken

Cari Locken lives in Langley, British Colubmia with her husband & their three children. From a young age she enjoyed creating with paper and making crafts of many kinds.. After receiving a camera for her 10th birthday Cari developed a deep interest in photography and created many photo albums during her childhood. She began scrapbooking in 1997. Since then she has had the priviledge of being published in numerous magazines, desigined for various online sites and scrapbooking manufacturers. Cari enjoys teaching scrapbooking workshops at various retreats & conventions and sharing her love of this craft with others. She has been a part of the Core’dinations Design Team since 2009 and is thrilled to now be a member of the CORE Teachers Team.

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Vicki Boutin

Vicki has loved making pretty things since she was a little girl. With a background in fine arts and graphic design she was always searching for a creative outlet that was a good fit. She finally found it in the world of paper crafting after the birth of her first child 10 years ago. She hasn’t looked back since!

In 2006 Vicki became a Creating Keepsakes Hall of Fame winner and went on to be part of Better Homes and Gardens Scrapbooks Etc’s Creative Team. Her work is currently published in Scrapbooks, Etc and Vicki writes a quarterly article for Scrapbooks and Cards, Today magazine. She enjoys working closely with a number of the industry’s top manufacturers including Core’dinations, Sassafras, 7 Gypsies, Basic Grey, Little Yellow Bicycle and Pink Paislee. Vicki is also a Ranger Certified instructor.

Vicki is always on a mission to learn something new and then find a way to share it! That is where teaching comes in. She has taught workshops in the United States, Canada and Europe and loves to approach art in a fun, fresh and accessible way. Her motto is “Try anything once. You won’t know if it’s your style unless you try it!” Her workshops offer an opportunity to meet new friends, try new things and most of all have FUN!!!

Vicki is currently writing her first technique based book called Creative Foundations which will be available in December 2011.

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Sarah Hodkingson

My name is Sarah Hodgkinson and I live in Woodstock, ON, Canada with my husband and two children. I have been scrapping since 2003. I am a teacher and enjoy spending my free time with scissors, glue and paper. I currently serve on several design teams including Core’dinations (DT Core’dinator), Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine, All About Scrapbooks & More (LSS), and Custom Crops. I have been published in many crafting magazines and enjoy teaching at scrapbooking events such as ScrapFest and CreativFestival each spring and fall in Ontario, Canada.

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