Friday, October 24, 2014

Xyron, Petaloo and Core'dinations - Day Five and a Giveaway!


We hope you have had an inspiration filled week as the Xyron Design Team celebrated our friends at Core'dinations Cardstock and Petaloo.  Our designers have let their creativity run wild and today we share two home decor projects that will make you look at every day items in a whole new light!

You can turn an old clock in to a work of art in just a few steps...and Yvonne Yam shows us how!  On her blog today she shows us how to turn a clock from blah to BAM! - now we are looking all over the office for things to "improve"!  ;)


Loving those pallet projects you see on Pinterest but don't want to deal with the bulk of wood?  On her blog today Linda Neff shares this "faux pallet" tutorial using plain old chipboard!  Genius!


Looking for more inspiration?  Head on over to the Core'dinations and Petaloo blogs to see the magic their designers have created - and BOTH blogs are giving away prizes!  We want to help you create your own fabulous projects too so we are giving away a prize pack with a Core'dinations paper pad, a pack of Petaloo flowers, and a Xyron 1.5" Sticker Maker!  Just leave a comment here and we will announce the winner on our Facebook Page tomorrow.  Have a great weekend everybody!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Xyron, Petaloo and Core'dinations - Day Four and a Giveaway!

The Xyron Design Team has been having a BLAST during our week long blog hop with our friends at Core'dinations Cardstock and Petaloo - we hope they have inspired you as much as they were inspired!  Today we've got THREE tutorials - these little beauties are yours for the making!

Love to make cards but feel a little overwhelmed during the holidays?  Shannon Morgan to the rescue!  Today on her blog she shares a tutorial for creating this cute set of four cards - and she shares TONS of time saving tips that will help you get a jump start on your card making.  Yay!



HELLO gorgeous!!!  This bird house from Sharon Callis took our breath away - can you believe she did this with just a few sheets of paper?  You will find a tutorial for this amazing project on her blog as well as a lovely card with a Breast Cancer awareness theme.  A few sheets of paper!!



We are loving this mixed media notebook from Karen Jiles - the colors and textures and special little details make this a great gift idea that would be treasured (and is a great way to use leftover embellishments)!  Head on over to Karen's blog for a tutorial that is sure to get your creative juices flowing.



Loving these projects?  Looking for more inspiration?  Head on over to the Core'dinations and Petaloo blogs to see the magic their designers have created - and BOTH blogs are giving away prizes!  We want to help you create your own fabulous projects too so every day this week we are giving away a prize pack with a Core'dinations paper pad, a pack of Petaloo flowers, and a Xyron 1.5" Sticker Maker!  Just leave a comment here and we will announce the winner on our Facebook Page tomorrow.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Xyron, Petaloo and Core'dinations - Day Three and a Giveaway!


We are halfway through the Xyron Design Team week long blog hop with our friends at Core'dinations Cardstock and Petaloo - and today our designers have hopped right off the page and in to some fabulous mixed media and home decor projects!

You know how much we love mini albums - so when we saw this winter project from Marcia Dehn-Nix we were head over heels!  Check out her blog for a coordinating card - is it wrong that these make us wish for snow?  :)



This dainty birdcage project from Joy Dickson reminds us that one of the joys of papercrafting is creating works of art.  Joy shares a tutorial on her blog today - what a wonderful party favor this would be for a bridal or baby shower!



Banners are THE perfect holiday home decor project - and Heather Conklin created this beauty to celebrate Halloween (we love the non-traditional colors). Imagine the possibilities with just a few sheets of paper!  She gives some tips and tricks for creating your own on her blog today.



Loving these projects?  Looking for more inspiration?  Head on over to the Core'dinations and Petaloo blogs to see the magic their designers have created - and BOTH blogs are giving away prizes!  We want to help you create your own fabulous projects too so every day this week we are giving away a prize pack with a Core'dinations paper pad, a pack of Petaloo flowers, and a Xyron 1.5" Sticker Maker!  Just leave a comment here and we will announce the winner on our Facebook Page tomorrow.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Xyron, Petaloo and Core'dinations - Day Two and a Giveaway!


The Xyron Design team is loving this week long blog hop with our friends at Core'dinations Cardstock and Petaloo - and today our designers have hopped right off the page and in to some fall themed projects!

What a bright and festive holiday table you'll create with this centerpiece from Pam Bray!  No one will believe you created this with just a few sheets of paper and some flower embellishments - and Pam shows you how to make it on her blog today .  This would make a lovely hostess gift as well!



You know we love upcycling - so we are tickled by this plastic cake tub turned in to a trick or treat bucket!  Alexia Misso shares a full tutorial on her blog today, as well as a bonus card that would be sure to raise anyone's spirits.  Did we mention she is having a giveaway as well?  Head on over!!



Looking for a fun Halloween project to do with the kids?  Stephanie Chan created these darling masks that the kids would LOVE to put together - and she shares a full tutorial on her blog.  We'll take these over store bought any day!



Loving these projects?  Looking for more inspiration?  Head on over to the Core'dinations and Petaloo blogs to see the magic their designers have created - and BOTH blogs are giving away prizes!  We want to help you create your own fabulous projects too so every day this week we are giving away a prize pack with a Core'dinations paper pad, a pack of Petaloo flowers, and a Xyron 1.5" Sticker Maker!  Just leave a comment here and we will announce the winner on our Facebook Page tomorrow.  Enjoy!