Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Core'dinations Blog Hop and Scrap Around the World

Welcome to my post today showcasing Core'dinations Cardstock paper.  Join Core'dinations for an experience  full with design inspiration.  The new design team will be featuring projects that are sure to inspire you to try something new.

My layout below features embossing, sanding, distressing, a technique of water misting and a hot glue application.
My inspirational sketch came from the delightful new blog called Scrap Around the World.  Please visit them.  Owner Helen is a wonderful lady who has selected the best of the best designers.  You will enjoy the creative journey with this team.  My "Ocean Waters calm my Soul"  layout is my entry into the May challenge.
I find sketches to be a great place to start and this sketch allowed me to truly enjoy the texture of Core'dinations Cardstock. 
Below is a close up of the Core Tags, Dark assortment.  See that texture and beautiful jewel tone colors of that core tag?
Try the water misting technique, you'll like it .  Core'dinations Cardstock can be water misted and you can create your own colored matching embellishments.  Hand punch some flower petals, mist with water, shape and dry.  Here is my matching floral cluster below.
Thanks for visiting today, be sure to visit the Core'dinations Blog for lots of inspiration and prizes .
Layout Supplies
Gemstones Core’dinations cardstock
Jillian Dot, Spotted color Core'dinations cardstock
Tim Holtz Distress collection
Core Tags- Dark Assorted sandable tags
Sand it Gadget
Dust Buddy         
My Favorite Things die –Leaf Filled Flourish
Martha Stewart punch-Garden Trellis
Couture Creations embossing folder-Fresh and Fun Collection, Magical
Cheesecloth, fiber, hot glue


  1. Wow Ava! Your LO makes me feel like I am under the sea. Wonderful techniques and lovely use of the Core'dinations cardstock. Lori H

  2. Gorgeous page Ava - beautifully done!

  3. Oh MY this page is so exciting! I just love it Ava!! Thanks so much for joining in at SATW and your sweet words!! Fantastic job!!!

  4. Gosh there is some amazing texture on this page. Those tags are gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining in at SATW.

  5. Soo beautiful page Ava! Thanks for joining in the challenge at SATW.

  6. Great to know you like SATW already! Great take on our first challenge!

  7. Crikey Ava!! this is LUSCIOUS!! absolutely amazing detailwork. Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous page with us at SATW! really look forward to seeing more of your work.

  8. Ava~ Gorgeous Layout!! I love all your texture you have going beautiful...Great take on the sketch!!

  9. Wow Ava!! You outdid yourself. This is amazing. Thanks for joining us at SATW!!!

  10. Wow... So very bold, Love the tags

  11. gorgeous layout & incredible vibrant & beautiful colors!!!Thank you so much for joining SATW challenge!

  12. Love the colors and the layering! Thank you for playing along with Scrap Around the World!

  13. Ava, your layout is gorgeous, I love the hues of blue. Congrats on making the Core'dinations team.

  14. Such a gorgeous layout! Love all the texture and details!!! Thank-you for joining us at Scrap Around The World.