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April 30, 2012

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks of A Ladies' Diary & Introducing L. Alberto Juarez Diaz

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Hello G45ers!

Welcome to another stupendous day of sneak peeks, prizes and inspiration here at Graphic 45! We had such a great time last week introducing you to Happy Haunting! Today we're bringing you an exclusive sneak peek of our other latest collection, A Ladies' Diary! We just know you are going to adore this remarkable collection! Plus we have prize winners to announce from Friday's blog and we are also beginning our 2012 Design Team introductions today! We are very excited to introduce you to L.  Alberto Juarez Diaz from Spain. You are going to love his incredible style. So lets have some fun! First up we want to announce Friday's winners of the Happy Haunting prize packs! Chosen randomly from our blog and Facebook comments, the winners are...

From our blog:

-Lillian Child: "Graphic 45 is one of my DAILY stops for creativity, inspiration and just plain FUN. And the designs and projects today are just a few reasons why. Great work and what amazing projects!"

-Emily Todd: "All of these projects are awesome! I love the inspiration I get every time I come to this blog!"

From Facebook:

-Billie Jahyn Harris Granneman: "I love this clock!!! Can't wait for the new collections to come out."

-Peggy Snodgrass: "So clever and creative...Now I need to find an old clock!"

Congratulations! Will our winners please email us with your shipping information at info@g45papers.com to claim your prize! This week we're giving away A Ladies' Diary prize packs before you can buy it in stores! Be sure to leave us a blog and/or Facebook comment today for your chance to win. We will be announcing 4 prize winners on tomorrow's blog! Yay! And now it's time for more sneak peeks! Ladies and gentleman, we proudly introduce A Ladies' Diary!

Take a first class journey back in time with Graphic 45. Introducing A Ladies' Diary, an ensemble of elegance that harkens back to high society's opulent past. This extravagant new collection celebrates the epoch of fashion, architecture and culture at the turn of the 20th century. A Ladies' Diary tells the tale of a remarkable time when fashion and culture were shifting into a new Golden Age. Step into a world of privilege and refinement at a time when new technologies and artistic inspirations thrived. The rich color pallet radiates with gorgeous pastel pinks, soft blues, creams and touches of deep chocolate browns. This luxurious new collection includes 12 gorgeous double sided papers, dazzling 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die-cuts, stickers and stamp sets. Your creativity will flourish like the invasions of yesteryear. With A Ladies' Diary from Graphic 45 vintage glamor is at your fingertips!

"A Ladies' Diary"

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"Moment in Time"

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"Ageless Beauty"

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"Afternoon Tea"

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"Picture Perfect"

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"Focal Point"

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All right, G45ers, are you totally excited now?! We've got more fun in store for you! We are overjoyed to begin our introductions for our new 2012 design team. Today we are happy to introduce you to a very talented crafter from Spain, L. Alberto Juarez Diaz. He has an incredibly fun and whimsical style that we're sure you're going to love. Imagination is so important when you're papercrafting and Alberto definitely has an abundant supply of clever ideas. His blog Vintage Odyssey Scrapbook is filled with wonderful creations that have pure classic charm. One look at his marvelous crafts and you'll understand why Alberto was a perfect fit for our new team! Please join us in welcoming the amazing L. Alberto Juarez Diaz to Graphic 45!

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"I'm a guy from Spain, I'm 24 years old and I have been doing scrapbooking for over two years. I discovered scrapbooking by chance. I wanted to make a special gift, a diary for a trip (I love travel) and that's how I discovered the wonderful world of scrapbooking. My style is vintage, totally a classic vintage Victorian European style. I also enjoy working with bright colors, as in the vintage bright colors are perfect. There is no other brand like Graphic 45 that offers all of that." -L. Alberto Juarez Diaz

Here is the amazing stop-motion animation video that Alberto sent to us as part of his design team audition. The work is simply stunning and the video is beyond adorable. This must have taken him forever to create! We were definitely impressed!

 

Here is Alberto's incredible Steampunk Debutante mini album that chronicles a wonderful trip to New York City. Every page is filled with wonder and adventure. It is a true celebration of a fantastic moment in time!

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Steampunk Debutante Mini album

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Steampunk Debutante Mini album

Here is completely breath-taking creation, a Steampunk Debutante hot air balloon! This is a perfect example of Alberto's wonderful imagination and papercrafting expertize. This creation is like an enchanting paper sculpture! Wow!

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This last creation is a gorgeous Tropical Travelogue album by Alberto. Every page is full of such magnificent color and flourishing embellishments. You can see how much care and attention that goes into every little detail of Alberto's crafts. He totally captured the carefree spirit of Tropical Travelogue with the fun photos his coordinated with this album. It is like stepping into a beautiful beach vacation! Check it out!

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Tropical Travelogue mini album

Tropical Travelogue mini album

Tropical Travelogue mini album

Tropical Travelogue mini album

Tropical Travelogue mini album

We hope you all had a great time today. Please join us tomorrow as the sneak peek fun continues. We will have 4 winners to announce for the Ladies' Diary prize packs so be sure to get your blog and/or Facebook comments in for your chance to win! Also, we've been hearing that some of our subscribers haven't been getting email updates when our blog posts. We just want to let you all know that we're working hard to figure out the issue and get it fixed! Thank you all for your patience! Huge thanks to L. Alberto Juarez Diaz for his amazing work. We can't wait to see what else he creates on our design team this year! We will have another wonderful 2012 design team introduction on tomorrow's blog as well! It's going to be great! We hope to see you then. Have a great day, G45ers!

Happy Papercrafting!

Your Friends at Graphic 45

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This is why I am back to crafting! I am a historian and your papers are what dreams are made of...thank you!

Just fell in love with this new collection. Already planning what to make with it.

Wonderful papers, wonderful new design team artist. I love visiting your blog!

Smiles~
Marilyn

Wow, Alberto is an amazing artist! And I'm truly loving Ladie's Diary!!! The colors, patterns and lovely vintage theme are so beautiful!!!

In one word.....Sensational!!!!!!


These are wonderful. I love following G45, it gives you so much inspiration to try something new.

kim


All I can say is "Wow"!!

This new collection is absolutely beautiful ! I can't wait to get my hands on it :)

I'm also a huge fan of Alberto's work, he got me with the Tropical Travelogue album, a perfect balance between bright summer colours and the vintage look we all love ♥

That hot air balloon, Wow!

Oh my, each new line is more gorgeous than the previous one! I am anxious to see the entire line for Ladies' Diary.

Can't wait for this new collection, A Ladies' Diary --its' absolutely gorgeous. I will definitely want to make something special for myself with these papers when they become available.

And a warm welcome to L. Alberto Juarez Diaz. I'm looking forward to seeing more of his creations.

Love the new Ladies Diary collection, especially love the Ageless Beauty just gorjuss! How lucky are we to see Alberto's fabulous creations! So much inspiration! Can't wait for the new collection!

What Beautiful Paper I love this vintage look. Each has its own Elegance.. thanks for sharing your Amazing paper and the chance to win.
abbraddock@msn.com

This paper is just amazing. I want to have it now. And what a greate designer. :)

Wow, another amazing addition to the design team. For someone so young and only scrapbooking for two years, you make amazing projects.

oh my goodness..i love your papers!!! thank you for the chance to win!

These papers are amazing and just what I am lkg for to do a page for my mother. Thanks again for a wonderful design

OMYGOODNESS!!! I think I have a NEW FAVE collection from G45!!! This line is AMAZING!!! I need it!!!

And welcome to Alberto! His creations are AMAZING!! WOW WOW WOW!!!!!

Congrats to Friday's winners!

I love this collection! It reminds me of my Grandmother. It is amazing! G45 just keeps getting better and better.

The two new collections are fabulous! Already I can think of wonderful ways to use them. The trouble is, which to use first, the bold colours of the Halloween collection or the subtle elegance of a Lady's Diary? I just hope they are released soon here in Australia.

This Ladies Diary collection is absolutely GORGEOUS! I love nostalgia and I love vintage. I am so amazed at the beautiful designs Graphic 45 comes out with. Thank you!

Alberto's work is wonderful. I'm looking forward to seeing his projects/creations.

wow that collection is pure joy! I love it!

When will the Ladies Diary collection be released for purchase? I want this so bad.

It is so nice to see more men crafting and this man is very talented. I can't wait to see what he has in store for us this year on your design team.

Great designers. Great papers.

What an amazingly creative person! those books are gorgeous and I can totally see my husband making that balloon, that sort of 3D papercraft is what he likes. The video was also just incredible. As for the new paper collection, how very drool worthy! Fabulous stuff.

This new collection is simply DIVINE! I can not wait till it becomes available--so many ideas for new creations are waiting to be unleashed :)

Alberto is an amazing talent! I love the new paper!, Can't wait to use the new Ladies line. Once again G45 has outdone thereselves!!!!!!

I am sooo impressed with Alberto...and my head is spinning with ideas for the Ladies Diary collection...All I need is patience (not one of my virtues)

Wow! Gorgeous paper and gorgeous projects! Looking forward to seeing more projects from Alberto!

I just love Ladies Diary, I do believe I had a hat like that way back when! lol Can't wait to get my hands on this line. ...and then there is Alberto....wow! He is amazing and talented...what fabulous projects!

I am so excited about A Ladies' Diary. I have pix of my mother from the '40--50's that will be ideal for this paper.

Alberto's work is stunning. Love the new paper collection A Ladies Diary. Such soft colors, reminds me of the Springtime Fairies! Love your products and your designers.

Mary

The new collection is gorgeous, can't wait to get my hands on it. Alberto's work is stunning. Graphic 45 has an amazing designer.

Another beautiful collection! I love your new designer - so many wonderful creations.

Oh my! I love Alberto's video and his projects. And the new A Ladies' Diary is gorgeous!!! Can't wait for it to arrive in my LSS.

You'll have to run the presses day and night to keep up with the demand for this stunning new paper collection!
And, Alberto is a multi-talented genius! His video is as innovative as his paper creations.

An absolutely gorgeous collection and I can't wait till they come out!

This collection would be perfect for a heritage album I'd like to do on my late grandmother this year.

And thank you for sharing Alberto's amazing talent. His designs are outstanding.

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