Monday, 13 April 2009

Core'dinations and Cuttlebug...what a partnership!


I love the effects of Core'dinations paper after it has been embossed in the Cuttlebug. For this card, an entry for The Fresh Batch, Colour Create and Sketch and Stash, I used several Cuttlebug embossing folders. For the background, I used the flowery/swirly one, for the flowers I used the lacy one and Swiss dots for the centres of the larger flowers. I think it's a great sketch and I used one of my flower stamps for the first time for the smaller flower. The sentiment is Penny Black.
Colour Create stipulated the colours Chocolate, Coffee and Cream. Who could resist that combination? The additional, optional element was distressing. I think that this effect is minimal in the card, but I quite like the overall effect.

Daisy and my daughter have gone home for a couple of days after being joined by her husband for the Easter weekend. They are due to return in midweek, until then, I'll try to get a few cards made!

26 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. I can't get the coredinations here just now and I have never used it before but I can't wait to get some so I can play with it in my cuttlebug!
    Hugs Lora x
    p.s I have some candy on my blog just now too :)

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  2. a truly beautiful card, have to agree the coredinations and cuttelbug were meant to go together

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  3. Beautiful card. Really love the colour and layout x

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  4. Gorgeous card, love the colour combo and the layout is great! Hugs,Moni

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  5. Beautiful card. Love the colours and layout.

    Glenda

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  6. Gorgeous card! Love all the details!

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  7. Gorgeous card Chrissie, love those flowers and the colours are just lush. Donna x

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  8. Fabulous card Chrissie - brilliant distressing - both paper and ink. Great sentiment and gorgeous flowers.
    hugs Heather xx

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  9. Lovely card, Chrissie. I love the coredinations paper too. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  10. Chrissie this is stunning! I love everything about it - especially those gorgeous flowers!
    Thanks so much for joining in with this week's CC challenge! xx

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  11. This is so beautiful, hugs Pascale

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  12. This is just lovely, colour combo, layout and cuttling. The flowers look super. You really have done an excellent job! ikki

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  13. Your card is brilliant Chrissie!
    I adore the texture and the brown tones!
    Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Sketch and Stash!
    Love Becky xx

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  14. A gorgeous card, love all the texture and those yummy colours

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  15. This is gorgeous Chrissie, those flowers are to die for xx

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  16. This is stunning Chrissie i love it. luv gina xx

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  17. love this monochromatic beauty!

    thanks for playing along with this week's sketch, and i hope to see you again next week!

    {{{hugs}}}
    mercy

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  18. Ooh scrummy, you've gone to town on this one, tis beautiful.

    I must invest in some more cuttlebug folders, I'm using them so much at the moment.

    Victoria
    x

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  19. Fabulous card Chrissie! Your layout is superb. Beautiful sanding on the embiossing and what a gorgeous sentiment. Love your flowers.
    Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.
    Sharon xx

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  20. Awww Chrissie!! You've rocked the SAS sketch. It's a fabulous card. Love your colours and those paper flowers are amazing. Thanks for joining us in the challenges.
    Viv xx

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  21. WOW Chrissi, your card is SO pretty! LOVE the beautiful flower and gorgeous detail.

    Thanks for playing along with Stamps and Smiles, Jennifer :)

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  22. Hi Chrissie stunning card you have made from the sketch thanks for joining in

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  23. Wow - stunning card! I love all your embossing!

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  24. Really lovely card. I too, love the embossing.

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  25. I just LOVE your card Chrissie, the cuttlebug folder has given such a gorgeous 'vintagey' (???) look to the background and I love the colours too!
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch & Stash!

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  26. Stunning card Chrissie. I love the colours and those flowers are scrummy.
    Thank you for joining in the Sketch and Stash this time.
    Cathy xx

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Thank you so much for popping by, I appreciate your comments!
Thanks,
Chrissie