Sunday, January 2, 2011

Lots of Core!

I am finding it pretty hard to imagine we are on our way into the year 2011.  It is going to take a bit of time to get used to writing that new year.  It is also really cold here so we are off to a kind of weird start for us. It is good though as today was my husband's birthday and almost all of our kids and grandkids got together to have lunch with him. It doesn't get better then that.

Have you played with Core'dinations cardstocks before? Let me tell you, it is a whole ton of fun.
This card that I want to share with you today is my Unscripted sketch card for this week.  The team was to go back over the sketches of the past and pick one to work with. This was fun for me since I haven't been part of the team for a real long time, so there are alot of sketches I haven't worked with.  I picked sketch #15.  I love to work with circle designs so this was stood out. This card also shows off a bunch of Core'dinations goodness.  The gray/woodgrain card base is actually a piece of Core Impressions. It comes with the woodgrain design in it.
The white piece is embossed with a Sizzix embossing folder and the black circles are punched from Vintage Core'dinations and embossed with a Cuttlebug embossing folder.  I love the masculine look of that folder.  The little screws are really brads. 
As it turns out, I had created a layout using that same sketch as my inspiration, I just needed to use this layout for Core'dinations promotions so I couldn't show it back when that sketch was first used. 
This also shows off all kinds of Core'dinations techniques.  The circles are all embosssed and sanded using Black Magic Core'dinations and the background of the layout uses a piece of Vintage with lines added with a Score Board and then sanded. 

Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

14 comments:

Brandy, Dave, and Cooper said...

Linda, I love these masculine projects! Thanks for the inspiration and happy 2011.

Lydia said...

such great boy colors are textures!!! Fantastic!!

Jane Wetzel said...

Happy New Year Linda! Looking forward to great inspiration from you this year! Love this cs and bought some cuz of you! Guess I better use it! :) Great card! :)

*Vicki* said...

Such fun masculine card!! Great idea when you don't have stamps!! :) I really ADORE that precious layout!! TFS! HUGS

Marlene said...

Oooh...you've inspired me to take a second look at my stash of Coredinations cardstock. Your projects are gorgeous! Happy New Year!

(Oh, and the word verification I got? "Fating". Now do you think they forgot the "r" in there for me?)

Tammy said...

Fun projects! I've played with Core'dinations in the past, but I don't think I've gotten them out lately. I need to! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

Donna said...

Great card and layout! I love co'ordinations paper. It makes such an unexpected effect. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Happy New Year!

BabyBokChoy said...

Love how you used the circle design for both the card and the layout!! Fantastic!!! Happy 2011, oh yeah, it sure is :)

Cheryl Nelson said...

Hope your hubby had a wonderful bday!
LOVE that masculine card...the texture is so fab! Your lo couldn't be cuter!!

hilde janbroers said...

beautiful cool projects! Love that card!!

Connie said...

Yes I love core'dinations too!!!Your examples are beautiful~lovely work!!

Lynn said...

how adorable. love the colors and design. cute lil ole kidlet!

ellen s. said...

these are so great, linda!!! i love love each one...esp the diff embossing folders and textures

Melissa Elsner said...

You do amazing work with that Coredinations! It's my favorite cardstock and ever since I got my Cuttlebug for Christmas I've been on an embossing frenzy. It's the perfect paper to emboss!