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Core’dinations - What Is It?

As you'll have seen on Ideal World last week, Crafter's Companion are very excited to be the UK distributors of the fabulous Core'dinations cardstock! Many of you may have heard of this fantastic brand before, but in case you haven't, we've put together a guide for you including what you can do with the card, and the different packs we have available...
To give you an idea of how to use Core'dinations cardstock, watch the video below:

Core’dinations ColourCore Cardstock has a “core” colour which “core’dinates” with the surface colour. Each sheet has a small border running along the bottom and labelled “core colour” this shows you what the interior colour of the card is. You can choose to keep that colour hidden or add your own creative touch by sanding, tearing or embossing.
Core’dinations is:

• A sandable cardstock that has a “core’dinating” core color instead of a white core. This allows you to great beautiful effects when using embossing folders and then sanding to reveal the “core colour”
• Heavy weight, 240gsm, premium quality cardstock, acid and lignin free. This card stock is the perfect weight to make your base cards, and then use all of the other unique and craftable features associated with this card to decorate and create stunning craft projects.
• Sand, tear or antique it to reveal the beautiful core colors and add your own creative touch. Because the core of the card is coloured, it looks really effective when tearing to reveal the inside for lovely borders and frames on your craft projects. You can also “scrunch up” this card, sand, and then iron flat, for beautiful antique effects.
• Canvas texture on one side and smooth on the other. You have choices on the finish too.
Core Essentials The colour range in this cardstock makes it perfect for all of your crafting needs, such as beautiful tonal matting and layering, because of the unique way colours have been put together in families, each colour family has 4 Core Essentials ranging from light to dark. The colours range from vibrant to natural, so you are sure to find the perfect colour in our Core Essentials Collection. Use this cardstock as your everyday essential. Or you can also choose to add your own creative touch… sand it, tear it, emboss it and so much more.

Super Assortments Are definitely the best option in terms of value for money, working out at just 37p per sheet! You get 2 sheets each of forty different colours! Each of the colour ranges in the pack have been sorted into the brilliant colour family system, so you always have the perfect colours of card to work together for professional results every single time. And don’t forget, you can sand it, tear it, antique it and so much more.
There are so many other options available too, such as:
Core Couture is the fabulous core’dination card but glittered within an inch of its life. What’s even better is that the glitter is encapsulated and will not rub off.
Gemstones is the fabulous Core’dination card with a real shimmery pearlescent finish.
BUT – what’s even better about these two card packs is that Core Couture and Gemstones colours match perfectly, which lets you use them in alone or together for really dramatic effects.

Finally, Ebony and Ivory is a collection of Black Magic card, White Wash and the core’dinating core essential. Black Magic and White Wash is a black and white card with a core coloured to match the colour of its core’dinating core essential card. There is 60 sheets in this pack with 20 different colour ways. This card is fantastic when embossing, sanding or tearing and gives really dramatic effects when used in the black and beautiful subtle results when used in the white. It’s a perfect combination.
Here is a list of just a few of things you can do with Core’dination card. The possibilities are endless.....
Sand it Tear it Emboss it Deboss it Label it Antique it
Score it Corrugate it Outline it Edge distress it
We've also got a fantastic gallery on our web site, showing you some fabulous creations using Core'dinations card.
To view the full range of Core'dinations card and accessories, click here.

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