Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks: Nutcracker Sweet Chipboards & Stickers!
We want to welcome you all to today's wonderful blog! We are thrilled to have you all back again for another fabulous day of sneak peeks of our latest holiday collection Nutcracker Sweet! We are having so much fun getting to introduce you to this lovely collection. Today you'll get to see the gorgeous new coordinating chipboard die-cuts and stickers from Nutcracker Sweet! We can't wait to see what you'll dream up with these beautiful new designs! Reading your blog comments has been such a joy as well! We've also got some stunning craft creations to share with you from Clare Charvill and Jim, The Gentleman Crafter! It's going to be such a great day here on the Graphic 45 blog! We've got some more winners to announce today for our Win It Before You Can Buy It contest! All this week we're giving away 4 prize packs every day that include an 8x8 paper pad and both coordinating chipboard die-cuts of Nutcracker Sweet! Just leave us a blog comment any time this week for your chance to win! You can comment every day if you want! There's lots of chances to win all week long! And speaking of winners, we have some new ones to announce from yesterday's contest! Chosen at random from yesterday's blog comments, the winners are...
-Cynthia Daversa: "I literally swooned when I saw these stamps! I must have them! Joanna, you are far too pretty to be mistaken for Weird Al!"
-Judy D: "Such a fun, colorful new collection! Can't wait to see it in real life!"
-Emily Keaton: "Gosh, those new Nutcracker stamps are AMAZING!! Joanna's projects are just super, too. :D"
-Jo Anne Mason: "The new stamps are delicious! Graphic 45 has the best Christmas collections ever!!"
And now it's time for for superb sneak peeks! Here we have the fun and fabulous chipboard die-cut tags and stickers! Just look at these wonderful images and vibrant colors! It's a winter wonderland of inspiration!
Nutcracker Sweet Chipboard Tags 1
Nutcracker Sweet Chipboard Tag 2
Nutcracker Sweet Stickers
Nutcracker Sweet Alphabet Stickers
Now that you're in the creative spirit we thought we'd share some fabulous new creations from our design team! Today's crafts are simply incredible and feature our marvelous Olde Curiosity Shoppe collection. First up is this brilliant altered house by Clare Charvill. Clare went all out to create this magical world of wonder. There are tons of fun details all over of this fabulous creation! With such beautiful Graphic 45 papers and embellishments there is no limit to where your imagination can reach!
Wooden House sub straight
12 x 12 Graphic 45 Papers used:
Fussy Cutting from:
Olde Curiosity Shoppe
Bazar of Wonders
Wooden cotton reel
2 glass bottles
Ranger glossy accents
Next up is this astonishingly beautiful Olde Curiosity Shoppe lighthouse created by Jim, The Gentleman Crafter. This piece is out of this world! It is such a beautiful structure and it contains a special surprise! Here Jim explains his inspiration behind this amazing creation. You can also enjoy the wonderful video he created all about this stunning work of art. Take it away, Jim!
"This fun lighthouse was inspired from a recent trip to the beach. This piece is functional as well as being a home decoration. The top of the light has a place for a tealight to add ambiance to your room. The body of the lighthouse holds a photo album for vacation shots. The base has a handy little drawer to hold either additional tealights or photos." -Jim, The Gentleman Crafter
Graphic 45 Olde Curiosity Shoppe Paper Collection
Graphic 45 ABC Primer Paper Collection
Graphic 45 Tropical Travelogue Paper Collection
Graphic 45 Le Cirque Paper Collection
Graphic 45 Metal Button Brads
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Label Pull
Medium Weight Chipboard
Delta Creamcoat White
Delta Creamcoat Black
Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
Black Soot Distress Ink
We hope you all enjoyed today's special blog. There is more fun in store tomorrow with more sneak peeks, prizes and crafts that you're sure to love! We hope you'll all come back and see us. Big thanks to Clare Charvill and Jim, The Gentleman Crafter for their amazing work today. It was such a joy to share their gorgeous crafts on today's blog! We wish you all a wonderful day. Don't forget to leave us a blog comment today for your chance to win this week's Nutcracker Sweet prize pack!
Your Friends at Graphic 45