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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Creating Autumn Decor is a Breeze with Core-dinations & GlueArts


Especially so when Designer Linda Albrecht's hand is apart of the project!

We're so happy to welcome Linda back to the blog. Linda took some time off for family and herself and her amazing talents and projects were truly missed!

We're sure you'll agree when you see the beautiful fall decoration Linda has crafted for us today with Core-dinations products and GlueArts adhesives!!

"Black Bird Autumn Decor"
GlueArts Designer: Linda Albrecht

Supplies:
Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro with Perma Tac Adhesive
Glue Arts Mini Hot Glue Gun & glue sticks
Glue Arts U-Cut-It-Foam
Core'dinations "Whitewash Collection" papers
Core'dinations "Black Magic Collection" papers
Core'dinations Sand It Gadget
BasicGrey "Eerie" paper & Bloomers Fabric Flowers
Ranger Distress Crackle Paint "Rock Candy"
Melissa Frances Ivory colored Crepe Paper & Chipboard Backdrop
Maya Road Chipboard Bird Album(I changed the shape of the bird just a bit to look more like a crow.)
Halloween Rub On(Pink Paislee) and stickers(Melissa Frances)
Miscellaneous Fabric, Black ric rac trim and pom poms, buttons, jingle bells, burlap, silver pipe cleaners, 20 Gauge black wire

Instructions:
1. Prepare Core'dinations cardstock papers by cutting to sizes needed and sanding to expose core colors.
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2. Use GlueArts Perma Tac Adhesive to adhere papers and fabric together for layering effect.
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3. Machine sew around desired pieces of paper used to make layers. Use Core'dinations Sand It Gadget to distress thread stitches at random to create an aged appearance.
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4. Adhere down the paper ruffle and silver pipe cleaner with Glue Arts Hot Glue gun and sticks.
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5. Apply U-Cut-It Foam to the backside of the crow and add autumn stickers to the left side of the piece.
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6. Use hot glue to make a wing from mini black ric rac trim. Adhere mini picket fence to the piece and add a fabric flower and burlap.
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7. Apply Clear "Distress Crackle Paint" to one of the stickers and to the body of the crow.
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8. Apply a Halloween rub on and make fringe from crepe paper for the bottom edge of the piece then hot glue pom pom trim and fringe into place on the backside.
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9. Add 20 Gauge wire to the top of the piece to make a handle for hanging then tie on 3 jingle bells and burlap strip.
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We'd like to invite you for the final chance to leave us a comment today! We'll enter you to win this double prize package of Core-dinations products! 
And along with those we're including our Glue Glider PRO Handle and our Designer favorite Perma Squares cartridge! We'll pick one random winner this Monday!
And that's not all you can win! Today you can still stop by and "Like" the Core-dinations Facebook page for a chance to win the Tim Holtz Distress Cardstock Collection. Simply Like Core-dinations on Facebook then post on our GlueArts Facebook wall that you've done so! And you're entered to win! It's just that easy!

 

Speaking of ways to win...have you heard about our new PRO+ Cartridges? They work right in your existing Glue Glider PRO Handle and give you the freedom to flip the cartridge to push you adhesive versus pull. Either direction you go...you'll find increased glideability and smoothness! We hope you'll stop by our website to enter to win one for yourself! 

We're giving away 10 PRO+ cartridges a day plus a PRO Handle today through October 10th! And best of all...it just takes one entry to win! So what are you waiting for??!!   

64 comments:

  1. Great project.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  2. Awesome fall project. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Thanks for all the great projects this week!

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  4. so pretty! I love the sweet bird and the ruffled paper!

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  5. I love the black bird project. The pipe cleaners are a great touch.

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  6. Would LOVE to win this awesome prize package!!

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  7. Perfect Autumn decor--love the bird.

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  8. Love this!!! Love the colors....

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  9. I LOVE this birdie craft. The fringe makes it extra cute. I don't know how you come up with so many wonderful crafts.... sharon dot gullikson at gmail dot com

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  10. Stunning! I love the distress look.

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  11. i love the lil white picket fence on the card with the bird thats adorable!! thanks for sharing and the chance to win. im a follower.
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  12. I love this Cardstock. So many possibilities!

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  13. Very cute and creative...thanks for sharing...i love it

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  14. Linda does such fantastic work! I love this!!

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  15. Great project!! TFS and for the tutorial! Love it.. Hgs.. Maggy :)

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  16. Glad Linda is back. Such a well put together project~

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  17. love the projects! The bird is my fave piece.

    Anne

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  18. Love the details of your project. Thanks for Sharing.

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  19. This project is a work of art. So many little details - the fringe, the picket fence, the ricrac trim. Fabulous work!

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  20. I love anything with birds, great project!!!
    Mindi
    wickedmtchic@yahoo.com

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  21. OMG, Linda, this is definitely a work of art with so much detail. Who wouldn't want to decorate for Fall with a project like yours? Great job!

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  22. Wow, i love this! That bird is so cute.

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  23. Beautiful project today. I am a sucker for birds, all kinds.

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  24. Super cute project..love all the wonderful texture.

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  25. I've always admired Linda's projects and I'm so lad she's back!

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  26. Great projects love the hanging, thanks for sharing it and the chance to win.

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  27. Great idea. Glad to get a chance to win.

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  28. Such a pretty black bird. Love the picket fence and the fringe and the distressed look. TFS.

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  29. Loved everything! I picked up my first (but not my last!) Core-dinations cardstock a little over a year ago and have been a repeat buyer, of course I never run out of my glue glider. Can't wait to see what you all come up with next :)

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  30. Great piece! I like all the texture. I like the finishing touch of the bells and burlap on the wire hanger.

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  31. I just totally love this project, how fun is this design...great use of the products for sure.

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  32. Linda's Black Crow Hanger is so festive....I just love it. Glue Arts always teams up with the best companies and designers, thank you for sharing.

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  33. Such a great project...thanks for sharing. Enjoyed all the projects this week.
    Linda

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  34. what a great project, I love all the textures and details. Thank you for sharing.

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  35. Awesome project! And welcome back!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  36. Oooh! I love this project! So fun!

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  37. Beautiful fall project. Love the bird.

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  38. Amazing projects! This week has some very impressive eye candy. Thanks for all the inspiration.

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  39. Welcome back Linda! Love this piece, perfect for Halloween and fall.. Great idea to use ric rak for the wing!!

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  40. Great projects to inspire us all. Thanks for the posting.

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  41. Fantastic project!! Thanks so much for the inspiration!!

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  42. Awesome project!! I love all the texture.

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  43. Love that card, it is so detailed!

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  44. Love Halloween and all the fun creations!
    Going on a 4 day scrap weekend, sure could use more paper, glue, tape etc.!

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  45. Just loving this weeks team up of Glue Arts and Core'dinations! Awesome projects, wonderful textures!

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  46. THANKS for sharing these!! Great ideas and I LOVE all of the fun techniques!! hanks for the chances to win and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  47. I really have to get me some of this Core-dinations! Great projects :)

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  48. I love that bird. It is so cool!

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  49. Amazing project, the crow is so cool!

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  50. A great halloween decor...crows seem to be very popular this halloween. Now to find me some black magic and a Maya bird.

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  51. Wow!! You guys are awesome!! Thanks

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  52. The crow is so cute, I have never seen the ruffle made out of paper. Great idea!! The texture on the color core cardstock is way cool. It gives it depth and distressed took to die for! Thank you again for the cool projects!!!Kit
    jkmichel@frontiernet.net

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