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July 27, 2012

It's the Graphic 45, Want2Scrap & Art Glitter Blog Hop Final Day!


Hello G45ers,

TGIF! Welcome to this very happy Friday edition of the Graphic 45 blog! We are thrilled that you are joining us for this fantastic day of fun and inspiration! This is the final day of the Graphic 45, Want2Scrap and Art Glitter blog hop. We've got three gorgeous projects to share with you from our amazing design team members Denise Hahn, Laura Denison and Susan Lui! Today's projects were made just for this incredible blog hop! They were created using Graphic 45, Want2Scrap and Art Glitter products so you can see how beautifully these unique products work together! Remember that this is your last day to leave comments on our design team member's blogs for your chance to win one of these fantastic prize packs! Just hop on over to today's featured blogs to see their incredible creations and leave a blog comment while you're there! We will be choosing two random winners from this week's comments and announcing them here on our blog on Monday, July 30th! So hop, hop, hop away!



Our friends at Want2Scrap and Art Glitter are also giving away amazing prizes this week! Don't forget to check out the Want2Scrap and Art Glitter blogs to see what incredible inspiration they are offering today! You'll be glad you did! Want to know more about Graphic 45, Want2Scrap and Art Glitter? Here is some fun information about these fabulous companies!

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Want 2 Scrap Blog:


Art Glitter Blog:

About Graphic 45:

Graphic 45 an award-winning scrapbook and paper crafting company­— owned and operated by a mother and her two daughters.  Together we create vintage inspired crafting products that capture the flamboyant style of the 1920's and 30's - with vibrant color, irresistible texture and imaginative design to create products with decades-old appeal that's both fresh and familiar. Let our products inspire your next scrapbook layout, card, album or home decor project.

About Want2Scrap:

Want2Scrap™ manufacturers rhinestones lines including the specialty Nestabling™  line along with the newly released Nestaboard™ chipboard line that coordinates perfectly with the Spellbinders™ Nestabilies™ die templates. Want2Scrap™ also manufacturers their own line chipboard albums and accents, acrylic albums, and multi-layered laser designs and other fine scrapbooking products. Want2Scrap™ brings ease of use and flexibility in their product lines by offering products uniquely tailored to its customers’ needs.

About Art Glitter:

Spread the Sparkle! Be it cosmetics, scrapbooking, t-shirts, cards, jewelry, quilts, rock star toes, home decor or even cement...everything is better with Art Glitter on it! Barbara Trombley opened Art Institute Glitter, Inc. in 1982 and now supplies artists and artisans, crafters and craftsmen with more than 400 brilliant cosmetic quality glitter colors and industrial-strength adhesives. Art Glitter products have been featured on “The New Martha Stewart Show”, “Carol Duvall Show”, HGTV, Home Shopping Network and several times in “Martha Stewart Living Magazine” including this upcoming December, 2009 issue. Thousands of retail stores throughout the world carry Art Glitter products. Barbara’s first book, “Glitter Artistry: Bags, Tags & Cards,” was warmly received by artists in 2006 and is still a big hit today (Sterling Publishing, Inc.). Art Glitter’s retail showroom is located in Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Arizona.

This first tantalizing sneak peek is from a gorgeous project by Denise Hahn. This stunning creation features Happy Haunting and it's just amazing! Hop on over to Denise's incredible blog to see the full project. Be sure to leave Denise a blog comment while you're there for your chance to win!

Denise's blog:



Next we have another remarkable Graphic 45, Want2Scrap and Art Glitter creation! This one was made by Laura Denison and it's out of this world! Hop on over to Laura's beautiful blog to see the full project. Leave a blog comment while you're there for your chance to win this week's prize! Hooray!

Laura's blog:



Last but not least is this exquisite creation by Susan Lui! You are going to love this marvelous Bird Song creation! Hop on over to Susan's fabulous blog to see the full project. Bask in the inspiration and be sure to leave a blog comment while you're there for your chance to win!

Susan's blog:


Susan Lui Graphic 45 Blog Hop_ Bird Song Layout 4

In case you've missed a day during this amazing blog hop event, here is this week's complete schedule! You can still hop around to see all of this week's wonderful projects and leave your blog comments as well! 

Just a quick reminder about our July Craft Challenge! The deadline to submit your 10-Minute Cards for this month's challenge is Tuesday, July 31st at midnight PST! Here is everything you need to know about this wonderful challenge in which 2 lucky winners will receive a $100 Graphic 45 prize pack of goodies! Upload your 10-minute cards to our Facebook page before the deadline for your chance to win!


That's all for today, G45ers! Thank you all so much for joining us! Big thanks to Denise Hahn, Laura Denison and Susan Lui for their amazing work today. We also want to thank our pals at Want2Scrap and Art Glitter for participating in this wonderful blog hop with us. We had a great time! We hope you'll all join us on Monday as we announce this week's prize winners! We've also got a super special and incredibly inspirational day planned for Monday's blog. You wont want to miss it! We wish you all a very happy Friday and a wonderful weekend!

Your Pals in Paper,

Team Graphic 45


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Wow, the sneaks look fantastic! Can't wait to see today's projects!

to bad last day of fun ans inspirations

Happy Friday to you too! I know I say this all the time, but I love everything.

Loving all the inspo this week!! GORGEOUS creations from the DT!! I loveeeeeeeeeee the sneaks today!! And I know I got my 6 cards in for the card challenge!!!

wow, what fun this is to start my day looking at beautiful works. It makes me want to call in sick so I can play with Graphic45!

A fabulous end to the blog hop! The projects have been amazing throughout the week and today was no different. I am blown away by the creativity of the design team.

day four and looking forward to some more inspiration.

lol....okay I am brain dead this morning, it is day five not four !!!!!

I have had so much fun this week, doing this blog hop. Such beautiful and inspiring projects from the design teams on all 3 sites.
G45 never disappoints me.

this has been a fun blog hop...always enjoy the inspiration....today was fun to see the different directions that this wonderful paper leads these talented artists!

This has been a great week. Your designers are so creative and clever!

Following G45 just gets better and better! We incorporate G45's collections into lots of our projects. And LOVE what the designers have done with the new lines. Thanks for the inspiration!

Thank You G45 for this wonderful Blog Hop I have enjoyed going to all of the blogs this week and seeing all of the talented people out there.

Thank you for this all inspiring blog hop. I really enjoyed the entire week. There is really some great talent out there with wonderful projects and ideas.

It's all good! Thanks for the new sites to see, I won't have to do any housework today, I'm too busy with these projects !!!

The blog hop has been great, all the wonderful works of art by the DT, just amazing!

What a fun and inspirational week this has been. Loved all the projects created by the amazing design teams. So fun. Thanks for sharing.

More great projects with G45 and Art Glitter

Fantastic creactions on the blog hop today. Really inspiring!

What a week of gorgeous, creative and inspiring project, products and fun!! This hop was soooo much fun and to thank you for making it available to us. I've been so inspired that I cannot wait until this weekend so I can get in my craft studio and transport myself into the world I so love! I'm ready to get busy!! Have a wonderful weekend and happy creating!!

Today is bitter sweet. I have loved all of the wonderful creations, but wish it didn't have to end. I could stare at G45 goodness ALL DAY, EVERY DAY!
Thank you for coordinating such an elaborate display of talent!
Jessica S

What a great week....thanks to designers...I am really inspired to work with the beautiful products...even started blog to show friends my art projects.

This has been a very inspiring week. love all of the projects!

Wow, what a fantastic week. The designers really shined. Thanks for this event.

What an amazing week of inspiration ! Thank you !

Wow what a Beautiful project. love the vintage look. Love the Details and all the layering. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

This has been a great week of wonderful hopping, fantastic work and some very talented individuals! I have learned much and made some new friends along the way! Thank-you G45!

So sad it's the end of another AMAZING blog hop :) LOVE hopping with G45, I am always awed and inspired!

WOWZERS!!! What a hop---WHEW?!? Again as Denise Hahn's project title so describes my thoughts as I dances to each blog during this week's hop---while "visions of sugarplums danced in my head"! thank you so very much for all you do and for being so very generous!!! be blessed
~Beyond Measure

Wow, that was a jam packed (full of ALL good things) blog post today!!! My week was crazy so just starting the hop, but had to say that I LOVE Want2Scraps products. Found them at a show and have been a BIG fan of theirs ever since. Now off a hoppin I go.....

Thanks for a week chock full of amazing creativity and inspiration!

What a great week in inspiration!!


It amazes me what talented people you have on your design team. I have enjoyed seeing all the projects with the new paper. Great paper. Thanks for sharing with us.

What a wonderful week! So much inspiration and creativity! Love it all!

I love the assemblage under the dome. I have a few papier mache skulls in my stash and have been wondering what to do with them. Now I know! Thanks for the inspiration.

Had a wonderful week G45. Thank you! Such talented and inspiring people.

wow such awesome stuff and such talent! If only.....

What a FABULOUS & INSPIRATIONAL blog hop -- Thanks so much!!!

What an awesome blog hop! Such talent, I just wish I had a bit of the talent and imagination displayed.

thanks for a great week of fab projects!

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