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Sep 27, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Wickedly Amazing Projects with Graphic 45!

  Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356

We have wickedly amazing projects from our designers today! Pam Bray has a brilliant sign idea, and Nico Scrap shows you how to get spooky for Halloween! 

Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356

First, Pam uses Rare Oddities to make a perfect sign for the season!

“I love to cover chipboard pieces with fun paper. The Rare Oddities Collection is perfect for chipboard letters that I purchased from my local craft store. Halloween is just one of the best holidays to make cool and creative decorations for your home or to give as gifts.” ~Pam


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Pam's Snapguide Tutorial

 

Check out How to Create a Wicked Sign With Graphic 45 Rare Oddities by Pam Bray on Snapguide.

 


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Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356


Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356


Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356

Tip: Adding strips of covered chipboard behind your project pieces will give dimensional and stability. They will also work to hang your projects up with.


Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356


Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356


Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 1_1356

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Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 11_1376


Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 11_1376


Graphic 45 Wicked Sign - Pam Bray - Rare Oddities - Photo 11_1376

Supply List

Rare Oddities 12” x 12” Paper Collection
Sizzix Pansy Die
8” Chipboard Letters
Six 2 ½” Chipboard Strips
Small Metal Frame
Small Jar
Plastic Skeleton
Plastic Bats
Floral Fall Picks
Pop Dots
Adhesive

Poison Boxes, steampunk debutante collection, project by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

Now, enjoy these poison boxes using our Staples from Nico Scrap! How fun!

"I have created for you a magical bottle display for you today. I love harry potter so much and maybe you have already guessed it with my box full of flying keys. That’s where i have taken ispiration from to make this piece. I have imagined this box in one of the thousands rooms of Hogwarts, full of spider webs, poisons, and a face that keep sleeping util you touch one of these tini tiny bottles...Of course these are also boxes, where you can keep your secrets and your incantations...OPEN IF YOU DARE! ;)" ~Nico Scrap


Poison Boxes, steampunk debutante collection, project by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Poison Boxes, steampunk debutante collection, project by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Poison Boxes, steampunk debutante collection, project by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

Supply List

Book Boxs Kraft Graphic45
steampunk debutante collection Graphic45
brown ink Graphic45
embellishments scrap unlimited, Tim holtz and Graphic45
black gesso and black ink splash! 13@rts
cotton
chipboards ScrapFX
mini bottles

This week, we are giving away this prize pack full of Children's Hour, our Mixed Media Album in Ivory, and Petaloo flowers! How brilliant! Just comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page to win. We'll announce a winner here on the blog on Friday. Have fun!

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Thank you for joining us to see these fun ideas! What have you created as a DIY for Halloween?

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here

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Sep 26, 2016 5:00:00 AM

A Monday for a DIY Notebook & Album!

  DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

Today, we have incredible ideas from our designers! Alexandra Morein and Elena Olinevich show you awesome notebooks and albums that will inspire you for Halloween and beyond! Take a look!

DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

First, Alexandra creates a perfect Steampunk notebook! Check out her video tutorials below!

"I have recently created several notebooks and found it very interesting and refreshing, after making mini albums. Today I want to share another notebook, featuring the Deluxe Steampunk Debutante collection.

The signatures inside the notebook were made using plain printing paper, and they are connected to the spine without any glue, using the book binding method which is called “Button Hole Stitch”. I’ve added the beads to the threads in several places and I really like how everything turned out, the colors and the designs of the paper, of course, played here an important role too.


I am sharing a video tutorial for creating the notebook, including the process of embellishing the cover. If you want to have a look at my way of doing it, you are welcome to watch the 2 parts of the video tutorial." ~Alexandra

DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

Video Tutorial 1

Video Tutorial 2

 

 



 


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

 


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

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DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 13


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 13


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 13


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 13


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 13


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 13


DIY Notebook, Steampunk Debuntante, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 13

Supply List

Steampunk Debutante
Steampunk Spells Stamp Set
Graphic 45 Color Box Decades Inks (Photogenic, Bon Voyage Blue, Dark Cashmere)

Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6

Now, Elena shares a perfect Hallowe'en in Wonderland album! She has so many great techniques in her process video tutorial below. Love!

"I am a big fan of Alice in Wonderland  book. I collect them and have a variety of them . There are many illustration artists and piblicators who make my collection so big.

So that is why it was a fun chance for me to create an album - as if I am the editor in chief and I can determine what to include into my book , what pictures to use and so on.

 The result of it  you can check in my video tour - I made an album with many details and extra secret pages and envelopes. I used different Policy envelopes - they are so great for such kind of Albums.

 I also tried to make something mysterious, so for one of my spread I took the black cardstock, some die cuts and start using paste, paints, glitter, beads. If you are interested what has happened you can check my video tutorial for this spread. I also share some tips how to use Policy envelopes in a different way. So please, enjoy." ~Elena

Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6

 

Elena's Video Tutorial


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6

 

Album Video Tour


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6



Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6


Halloween in Wonderland Album, by Elena Olinevich, product by Graphic45, Photo6

Supply List

DCE  Hallowe’en in Wonderland
Policy Envelopes  - Square Red
Policy Envelopes -  ATC Black
Policy Envelopes - Large Black
Alpha Banner - ATC Black
Metal Clock Keys
DIY Craft Paper- Architecture & Alphabet
Artist Trading Cards - Black
Large Tag Album - Black
Door Knockers
Stamped Metal Brads
Cardstock
Prima Marketing Flowers
Prima Marketing Modeling Paste, 3D Gloss Gel and microbeads
The Crafter’s Workshop stencil
May Arts Ribbons and Trims
Stampendous Glitter
Luminarte Silks Paints
Spellbinders Dies

This week, we are giving away this prize pack full of Children's Hour, our Mixed Media Album in Ivory, and Petaloo flowers! How brilliant! Just comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page to win. We'll announce a winner here on the blog on Friday. Have fun!

(1%2F1%2Fnot claimed) Children's Hour, Mixed Media Album Graphic 45 & Petaloo Prize

We are so inspired by these notebook and album ideas. Aren't you? We hope you have a fabulous Monday!

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here

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Sep 23, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Hallowe'en Home Decor!

  Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10

Einat Kessler and Kathy Clement have filled the blog with awesome tips and techniques today! It will be a crafty Halloween for sure. Let's see their beautiful work!

Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10

First, Einat shares a much-requested tutorial - her Washi Tape album binding technique! Then, she has awesome Halloween tips below. Take a look!

"Although I don’t celebrate Halloween I love making Halloween projects. All the spooky and gory images, skeletons and witches are so fun to play with. The Hallowe’en in Wonderland collection is no different. I just loved all the characters and colors of the papers. My Halloween Spooky house is made from two boxes. The smaller box is the house in which I used the lid to create the roof and the larger box is the base that holds the mini album. You all wanted to learn how to bind a mini album with Washi tape so I created this mini album with that technique!" ~Einat


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10

Tip #1: Use a bandage you can get in every pharmacy to add a spooky look to your project. Pull it in all directions to give it a look of an unraveled mummy’s shrouds.


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10

Tip #2: Instead of covering the wall of the house with a piece of paper cut it into “bricks” to add interest and a realistic look.


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10

Check out How to Create a Washi Tape Binding Mini Album by Einat Kessler on Snapguide.

Einat's Washi Tape Binding Tutorial


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10


Halloween Spooky House, Halloween in Wonderland, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45 photo 10

Supply List

Papers: Hallowe’en in Wonderland: You’re Late, Through the Looking Glass, Uncommon Nonsense, Jabberwocky, Square Hare, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, At last!, The Mad Hatter.
Hallowe’en in Wonderland Cardstock Stickers
Hallowe’en in Wonderland chipboard
Black Cardstock
5x5 Black Mixed Media Box
3.5x4.5 Book Box
Washi Tape Set
              Bandage                 

  Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

Now, Kathy gets us ready for a fabulous tea party! We love this!

"Halloween is such a fun holiday! It seems to bring out the  kid in all of us, giving us a reason to let our imaginations go wild as we design costumes, plan parties and decorate our homes.  The vibrant colors and playful images of Halloween in Wonderland strike the perfect note for a spooktacular Halloween.  That’s why I decided to use it to create this whimsical Halloween Tea with Alice centerpiece." ~Kathy

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 2

See Kathy's Video Tour

 

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 4

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 6

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Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 7

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Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 3

Tip: I used the top from an 8x8 Staples mixed media box for the base of my centerpiece.  Turning the box upside down, I filled in the window opening and the open sides with chipboard.  This created a really solid base to work with.  After covering the base with papers from Halloween in Wonderland,  I went to work on building the rest of the scene.

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 11

These 3x5 Staples Matchboxes were the perfect size to serves as pillars in my centerpiece.  After painting all the edges with Black Soot Distress Ink, I decorated the boxes with paper and fussy cut images.  In keeping with the theme, one box contains several tea bags, while the other contains a small package of cookies.  Petaloo flowers, purple buttons and twine bows add a nice pop of color.

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14

My not too creepy tea pots are made from white ceramic napkin rings that I colored with Alcohol inks.  Chipboard spider webs were glued to the back with Glossy Accents.  Mini pumpkins fit perfectly in the hollow center.  Spanish Moss and a painted chipboard spider add just the right “eek” factor, don’t you think?

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 3

This rusty tea table was made from a 4” wide bottle cap and an empty spool.  To give it this spooky finish, I tapped it with rust paste, then topped it with a spider web tablecloth and pumpkin centerpiece.  The dinner plates are chipboard buttons from the collection.  I added mini cutlery and brass teacup charms.  The “napkins” are rolled up pieces of purple glitz ribbon tied with burlap string.

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 8

This olive oil bottle was the perfect size and shape for this image of Alice.  The bottle was painted with Clear Rock Candy Distress Paint.  After the paint had set and crackled, I dripped Alcohol Ink onto it to make it Halloween ready.  When everything was dried, the image was glued onto the surface.  I finished the bottle off with Petaloo flowers and purple glitz ribbon.

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Fussy cut images look 3-D when nestled in with pretty pumpkins, acorns and flowers.  I created a “hinge” for these images by cutting a 1” high piece of cardstock that was about an inch shorter than the length of the fussy cut piece.  The cardstock was folded in half and creased. One half of the hinge was glued to the back of the image.  Then I gently curved the image against the edge of my ruler, added adhesive to the base of the cardstock hinge and glued it in place.  It’s a simple trick, but it makes the images come to life.

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1

Fill a small glass vial with fine green glitter and tie on this “drink me” tag.

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 3 (1)

Paint pumpkins with Clear Rock Candy Distress Paint to give them a frosty appearance.  When dry, drip on Alcohol Ink and green glitter.  The fussy cut tea set you can see in the background was added to the scene using the paper “hinge” technique.

Halloween Tea with Alice, Halloween in Wonderland, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

Supply List

Halloween in Wonderland Deluxe Collector’s Edition
Two  3” x 5” Staples Matchboxes
Top from an 8x8 Staples Mixed Media Box (the part with the window)
Black Soot Distress Paint, Black Soot Distress Ink
Mini pumpkins
Large 4” bottle cap
Old Thread Spool
Prima Rust Paste
3” craft pumpkin
Ranger Clear Rock Candy Distress Paint
Two tea pot shaped napkin rings
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Spider Web Shape Set
Petaloo Floral Craft Flowers
Botanica Purple Cherry Blossoms
Lavender Jeweled Flowers
Sage Velvet Hydrangea Picks
Chantilly Mixed Blooms Lilac/Purple
Tall olive oil bottle
Ranger Alcohol Ink: Lettuce, Eggplant
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Purple Glitz Ribbon
Black Burlap String
Gladys Black Crochet Lace
Acorns, Spanish Moss
Tea bags, cookies
Purple Buttons
Miniature silverware, brass teacup charms
Hot Glue Gun

Now, it's time to announce this week's blog winner!

-Dana Osborne: This would be so nice to have for more masculine projects. I am drawn to a lot of the feminine line and I always come up short when I need something for guys!

Congratulations, Dana! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize. Many thanks to all who entered this week!

(2) Proper Gentleman 12x12, 8x8, Staples Graphic 45 Prize

Thanks for joining us this week for all the fun! We hope you have a fabulous weekend.

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here

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Sep 22, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Clever Ideas with our Box Staples!

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Today, we have more Halloween inspiration for you from two amazing designers - Olga Heldwein and Joanne Bain! They have dimensional projects that will blow you away using our Book Box Staples and Hallowe'en in Wonderland. Prepare to be amazed!

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First, Olga uses our Box Staples to create a spooky and amazing house!

"To create this construction I use two G45 boxes glued together and some cardboard to make house on top. With natural element from deco set i created all mess around ( just mix some straws, grid art stones into gel medium or glue and put it all arround). To add some Autumn feeling I created leves from one of papers with ColorBox inks. " ~Olga


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Check out How to Make Autumn Leafs With Graphic45 by Olga Heldwein on Snapguide.


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Olga september house of boxes haloween in wonderland (7)


Olga september house of boxes haloween in wonderland (7)


Olga september house of boxes haloween in wonderland (7)


Olga september house of boxes haloween in wonderland (7)

Supply List

Hallowe'en in Wonderland DCE
Book Box - Black
4501163
Metal Door Plates & Knobs
4501295

Small Matchbook Box
Black paint
Some nature elements
cardboard

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Now, Joanne shows you how to peek through the looking glass with a great Book Box Staples tutorial!

"As it is easily seen I love depth and dimension, so when challenged to use 2 box staples together I was a little unsure but then I chose to use the Large Book Box and the Matchbook box. I wanted it to be a little different so I made the book box open like a draw by cutting away the spine and then I cut into the cover and made a large enough hole to use the Matchbook Box in behind to create a shadow box in the cover. As my box now has a pull out draw I created a little mini album to go inside the box and by creating a shadow box in the cover I was able to add a lot of depth to my project."~Joanne

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Check out How to Create a Shadow Box Book Box by Joanne Bain by Joanne Bain on Snapguide.

Joanne's Book Box Snapguide Tutorial

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Supply List

4501161 Book Box - Ivory
#4500542 Small Matchbook Box - Kraft
#4501377 Halloween In Wonderland Collector's Edition
#4500626 Large Tag Album - Kraft
#4500847 Artist Trading Tags - Kraft
#4501295 Metal Door Plates & Knobs
#4501028 Antique Brass Door Knocker

This week we are giving away an exciting A Proper Gentleman prize pack! Look at all the goodies you can win! Just comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page to win. Today is the last day to enter, so make sure to take part. Have fun!

  (2) Proper Gentleman 12x12, 8x8, Staples Graphic 45 Prize

Has this week inspired you to get to the craft table? We hope so!

Happy Papercrafting!

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here

 

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Sep 21, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Halloween Home Decor with Graphic 45 Shadow Boxes!

Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6 

It's a beautiful day to share some Halloween home decor! These projects are so stunning they will leave you so inspired! Aneta Matuszewska and Pam Bray have outdone themselves! Take a look:

Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6

First, Aneta shares the most beautiful shadowbox that is perfect for a classy Halloween!

"My 'Shabby Halloween Home Decor' is a mix of shabby and vintage. I wanted to make some kind of delicate piece not losing essence of Halloween. I was quite stressed out but it just turned out lovely and I love it." ~Aneta

Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6

Aneta's Hallowe'en in Wonderland Video Tutorial


Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6


Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6

Tip 1: USE GRAPHIC 45 WASHI TAPE FOR A PERFECT FINISH.


Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6

Tip 2: GRAPHIC 45 WASHI TAPE MATCHES JUST PERFECTLY FOR THIS PROJECT. USE IT INSIDE OF YOUR SHADOW BOX FOR A VINTAGE LOOK.


Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6


Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6

Tip 3: FINISH ADDING YOUR EMBELLISHMENTS AND THEN  ADD SOME LIGHT LAYER OF GESSO FOR MORE SHABBY LOOK.



Hallowe'en in Wonderland Home Decor for Graphic 45 by Aneta Matuszewska, photo 6

Supply List

Paper         Hallowe'en in Wonderland
Children's Hour
DIY Craft Roll   Curiosity Collage & Butterflies
Communique
Shadow Box          G45 Window Shadow Box
Chipboards           Hallowe'en in Wonderland
Communique
Hardware          Door Knockers
Keys and
key holes
Washi tape           G45 Washi tape set

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Next, take a look at this great hall tree from Pam! Wow, love all the detail!

“Every year I get so excited to make a wonderful Halloween decoration for my home. I just love that vintage, eclectic feel that Graphic 45 gives to their paper collections and I can hardly wait until I see what the next Halloween collection will be. Halloween in Wonderland is one of my favorite collections so I was thrilled when they released the Deluxe Edition. I knew right away I was going to create a hall tree with it. I hope you fall in love with it as much as I have. Pam”

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Check out How to Make a Happy Halloween Hall Tree With Tutorial by Pam Bray on Snapguide.  

Pam's Snapguide Tutorial

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1.) Make sure to check out the floral and jewelry departments in your local craft stores to find fun, wonderful miniatures and floral to cut apart to decorate your dimensional projects with.

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2.) To give raw chipboard and fast and easy look, press pieces in VersaMark, sprinkle with embossing powder and heat. Repeat with other colors of embossing powder to create depth to your pieces remembering to always keep embossing powder separate as they are used.

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Supply List

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Deluxe Edition
Graphic 45 Window Shadow Box
Graphic 45 Book Box
Graphic 45 Washi Tape
Graphic 45 Claw Feet
Graphic 45 Door Plate
Graphic 45 Antique Brass Door Knob
Graphic 45 Antique Red Alphabet Banner
Stampendous Rust Encrusted Embossing Powder
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Fence and Gates
Random Fall Floral picks with pumpkins, berries, acorns
Random Metals: Silverware, Pocket Watch, Chain, Frame, Miniature Pitcher and Cup
Rubber mice
Miniature Skeletons, Spiders, Jar, and Doll
Small Chipboard Witch Hat
Flowers and Butterfly
Brown Ribbon and Twine
VersaMark Ink
Adhesive
Pop Dots
Hot Glue Gun and Sticks

This week we are giving away an exciting A Proper Gentleman prize pack! Look at all the goodies you can win! Just comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page to win. Have fun!

  (2) Proper Gentleman 12x12, 8x8, Staples Graphic 45 Prize

Thanks so much for joining us today! We hope you have a wonderful Wednesday.

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here

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