Spring Has Sprung With New Secret Garden Crafts From Graphic 45!
Winter may still be in full swing but spring is blooming on today's Graphic 45 blog! Welcome to our wonderful blog where we're going to be sharing some dazzling crafts featuring our new collection Secret Garden! All the vibrant color and and enchanting images of spring come to life in each and every one of today's gorgeous crafts! You'll see a card by Alberto Juarez, a layout from Kristin Wilson and an altered art box with mini book by Nancy Wethington! There is such a delightful variety of crafts on today's blog for you to enjoy! Get ready to bring some brilliant sunshine to your day with today's Graphic 45 blog!
We are so excited about Secret Garden. One look at this collection and you're instantly filled with joy! First up we have this stunning card by Alberto Juarez. This card is a true celebration of the story of Secret Garden. You can see how amazing those fussy cut flowers and birds look on the card's cover. They add fabulous detail and beauty. We love the many layers that this card has, giving it such superb depth. And of course that Graphic 45 Ornate Metal Key in the middle looks absolutely perfect! This is a great card for any occasion!
Next we have another gorgeous Secret Garden craft to share with you. Here we have a wonderful layout by Kristin Wilson. She layered the exquisite Secret Garden papers, made a beautiful border and added enchanting embellishments to give this layout a sweet, romantic look. You can see how perfect flower embellishments look with Secret Garden! It's a match made in craft heaven! There are endless ways to have fun creating with Secret Garden!
Graphic 45: Secret Garden Collection Papers
Prima: Flowers, Bling
Melissa Frances: Heart, Flower Bundle, Pearls
Craft Store: Doily, Flowers, Metal Butterfly
Martha Stewart: Leaf Punch
Spellbinders: Floral Flourishes Die
Ranger: Liquid Pearls
Unity Stamps: Winged Heart Stamp
Here we have a stunning 12x12 Matchbook Box by Nancy Wethington. This craft is a true celebration of the joy and beauty of Secret Garden. Again you can see how perfectly the floral embellishments look, along with a fabulous array of Graphic 45 Metal Staples. Nancy also created two altered mini books that she attached using Basic Gray magnets! Each book can be removed and put back thanks to the magnet! How clever is that?! Just look at this enchanting work of art and imagine what you'll be creating with Secret Garden! It's like a breath of sweet Spring air!
Sun Kissed (used on inside of box when drawer is removed)
Graphic 45 Staples: Butterflies; keys; door plate; drawer pull
Spellbinders Shapeabilities Die D-Lites Wrought Iron S2-011
Imaginarium Designs chipboard fence
Kaiser Craft chipboard bird cage
Hug Snug seam binding
Ranger Inks: Broken China Distress Ink
Ranger Stickles: Yellow; Star Dust; Starry Night; Tropical Tangerine; Baby Blue
Miscellaneous: flowers from Michael's; Rustoleum Magnetic Primer; off white acrylic paint; Basic Gray large magnets
Thank you all so much for joining us today! We also want to thank Alberto Juarez, Kristin Wilson and Nancy Wethington for their incredible work today. Don't forget that there's still time to leave us a blog or Facebook comment today for your chance to win this week's blog prize! We will be announcing our randomly chosen winner on Friday! Please come back and see us tomorrow for more marvelous crafts and fun! We wish you a delightful day!
Your Friends at Graphic 45