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April 15, 2013

Creativity with Cards




Happy Monday, G45ers!


We hope this blog finds you doing fantastically this Monday morning! We have a wonderful blog for you today. Pictures from a really fun event Diane Schultz, Aimee, and Jeff Filimoehala all attended this past weekend. We also have a new wonderful blog contest. Then, we have inspiring card projects from Maiko Miwa and Clare Charvill to brighten your day!

First, we have an exciting blog giveaway this week! This Place in Time prize pack is packed full of goodies. All you have to do to win is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook! We will announce a randomly chosen winner on Friday here on the blog.

Grpahic 45 Place in Time Prize Package


Wow, now that's an exciting prize pack! Remember, all you have to do is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook. Have fun!

Now, let's enjoy some fun pictures from Scrapbook, Eh? which Diane Schultz, Aimee Filimoehala, and Jeff Filimoehala attended this weekend. Scrapbook, Eh? is an event for that both customers and LSS owners can attend.  This is the second time we have been honored to attend this event held in Calgary, Canada. We even got to teach some workshops and Make 'N Takes - a truly wonderful weekend!

Here are some fun photos from the weekend!


Diane Schultz and Jeff Filimoehala looking dapper for the day!


Education, Eh? Class on Friday with all of the awesome Canadian Retailers holding French Country Shadowboxes!


Our awesome Tent Moms from Camp Croppin!


Camp Croppin Class just finished up the Secret Garden mini-drawer and mini album class! Yay!

We had such a blast! Thanks to everyone we met there. Everyone was so incredibly wonderful and kind. What a great time!

Now, let's get to some craft inspiration! First, we have a great Secret Garden card from the one and only Maiko Miwa!





Flowers: Prima
Liquid Pearl: Ranger
Dies: Sizzix
Inks: Tsukineko
What a great card from Maiko! Now, we have some incredible French Country cards from Clare Charvill. With their wonderful sentiments, they will surely inspire your next card project!
Clare even provides a video with these cards:

YouTube Link:
Card 1:
FG45 French Country Stamped Card 1

G45 French Country Stamped Card 1a
Card 2:
G45 French Country Stamped Card 2
G45 French Country Stamped Card 2a
Card 3:
G45 French Country Stamped Card 3
G45 French Country Stamped Card 3a
G45 French Country Stamped Card 3b
Supply List for the Cards 
French Country stamp sets 1,2,3

Other Supplies
Black and White card 
Mowed Lawn and Vintage Photo distress inks 
Black Versafine ink 
tacky glue 
Foam Tape
Amazing cards! Many thanks to Clare and Maiko! Join us tomorrow for more inspiration! It will be a great week on the blog.
Your Pals in Paper,
Graphic 45



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Awesome giveaway and fabulous work. Looks like it was a fun weekend too!

Beautiful cards, one delicate and the other masculine, love it. Thanks for a chance to win such a great prize.

As always beasutiful work and great giveawys! Love Graphic 45!

WOW! Always beautiful projects from great designers AND an exciting prize pack, too! What could be better? LOVE it!!

Gorgeous cards and looks like it was an awesome class!!!

Wonderful cards and lots of great photos to look at too. Fun stuff. Thanks for sharing.

What great cards! Makes me feel like spring is finally on the way!

Your projects and papers are just beautiful! Love love love them!

Love you, love your projects and love your giveaways. Would love it even more if I could just win one.

Love the cards! I never get tired of the French Country collection!

French Country -such a fabulous collection! The cards are stunning!
Thanks for sharing photos of your trip, looks like a great time was had by all!

Great work &great prize)))

Fantastic cards. Thanks for sharing the fun weekend, eh!

Beautiful shadowboxes. Inspiring.

Great cards, always so inspirational!

Awesome projects and great prize! Keeping my fingers crossed!

I am in love with Graphic 45 - it is the most gorgeous collection! I could really put this offer to good use!!!

Such gorgeous projects as usual!!

Such pretty cards!!! Thank you for the chance to win!

beautiful cards, so Springtime!

Great projects as always!

Loving all the ideas for "French Country" & "Secret Garden"! "French Country" is my favorite of all time, edging out "A Ladies Dairy".

Fantastic cards. Especially love the French Country papers.

Wow what beautiful cards, I just love visiting your blog and getting inspired, just wish I had more G45 to play with.

Graphic 45 has the most beautiful collectons.Thank you for my daily inspiration!

YOU have the best papers for great cards with very little fuss in making them I LOVE THAT

Love all the cards! Thanks for the giveaway!

Looking forward to a great week!

Fab cards - really pretty. Thanks for the inspiration!

Beautiful cards! Great inspiration!

I must admit I am a little jealous!! I would love to have a French Country Shadowbox! I need a class in PA or a kit with everything or just the instructions! I love Roosters and Graphic 45!!

Beautiful cards and superb giveaway!

Love all of your projects. And love the giveaways you have. Thanks.

Great cards! I really like the Secret Garden card with the fussy cutting around the girl looking down on the HELLO.

Printing out photos of the cards...they really are great!

WOW! Awesome inspiration as well as an oustanding prize package. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Looks like you had a great time in Canada, eh? Happy Monday!

Great cards! Thanx for the chance to win!!

Fabulous cards, thank you for the inspiration, and the chance to win this fantastic prize.

Good Monday start, great prize pack & inspiration :)

The cards are fabulous. I plan to eventually make some using the French Country line. In the interim, I am having a wonderful time working on a 8x8 easel calendar using Place in Time. I love that collection!

Love the pics of Diane and Jeff. So nice to put faces with such great creativity.

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