Layouts To Make Memories Shine!
What do you do with a box of old photos? You turn those photos into artistic treasures by creating beautiful layouts with Graphic 45! Every photo tells a story and Graphic 45 papers and Staples are the perfect way to bring that story to life! Today we're going to explore three unique and beautiful ideas for turning your photos into elegant works of art that will last a lifetime. You'll see a dazzling layout by Romy Veul featuring A Ladies' Diary. Then we will share a festive 12 Days of Christmas LO by Nichola Battilana. Then you'll see a fabulous multi-layered LO by Arlene Cuevas featuring Steampunk Spells. With so many marvelous ideas, you're sure to find the perfect idea for your next LO! So lets get started!
Here we have Romy's gorgeous LO featuring A Ladies' Diary. She took this wonderful family photo and framed with with gorgeous paper layers, borders and stunning fussy cut elements. Pretty paper distressing also helps add to the vintage elegance of this sweet creation. Isn't it pretty? Here is what Romy had to say about this lovely LO!
"As I really love the romantic and feminine scrapbooking style, “A Ladies’ Diary” is one of my favourite Graphic 45 collections. This picture of me and my mom in the snow appeared to match these papers quite well. I adorned the photo with lots of fussy cut elements, which were attached with foamtape to give my lay-out more depth." -Romy
A Ladies’ Diary Chipboard Die-cuts 2
The holidays is definitely a time for photographs. Many of us have boxes filled with old family photos from holidays past. Our new collection 12 Days of Christmas is perfect for creating heartwarming and festive layouts to immortalize your precious memories. Here we have Nichola's wonderfully fun 12 Days of Christmas LO! She used the fabulous 12 Days of Christmas Banners as well as Graphic 45 Ornate Metal Label Holders, Keys and Key Holes to give this LO a true vintage-inspired look. This colorful new collection offers to many ways to bring your holiday photos to life. Here is what Nichola had to say about this marvelous LO!
"Love the 12 Days of Christmas. This collection reminds me of British yuletide celebrations with plum puddings and paper crackers. I wanted to create a layout that reflects a quirky English Christmas complete with strange relatives, funny hats and handmade buntings." -Nichola
Graphic 45 Staples
May Arts Ribbon
Silver jingle bells
Red craft thread
Small metal brads
Next we have this marvelously layered Steampunk Spells LO by Arlene. This amazing collection is great for Halloween but you can also use Steampunk Spells for any occasion! The bright colors, fun designs and whimsical theme of the collection offers endless possibilities for creativity! Arlene added lovely borders, paper layers, fussy cut elements and pretty embellishments to create this joyful LO. Let your cherished photos inspire you to create a fabulous layout like this one! Here is what Arlene had to say about it!
"I created this 12x12 scrapbook page of my husband and I using Graphic 45’s Steampunk Spells paper collection. I love all the elements and images in this collection and it is super versatile. I love that about Graphic 45’s collections. You can create a range of projects -- different themes -- all from one paper pad! It’s an awesome value and you get classic Graphic 45 design and amazing quality to boot! I also created the vintage wire hanger that the page is displayed on. The metal Staples were perfect for the hanger. A dazzling accent to display your scrapbook page in any room! Here’s a peek at the page I created and don’t forget to check out my video tutorial showing you how the page came together from beginning to end!!" -Arlene
Coordinations: Graphic 45 Signature Series card stock
May Art Ribbon
Scrapbook Adhesives: 3D Foam Squares
10” black doily
Ranger Distress Ink: Black Soot
Mini light bulb
Prima Junkyard Findings
Tim Holtz Ideology Buckles
We've got one more very special treat for you G45ers today! Maiko Miwa of our Design Team is being featured on today's Papercrafters Library blog! Here is a sneak peek of the beautiful Steampunk Spells project that she created for today's fun feature! Hop on over to the Papercrafters Library blog to see this amazing creation in its entirety and learn more about Maiko's incredible style! You're going to love it!
We hope you all had a great time on today's Graphic 45 blog. We sure had fun sharing all these lovely layouts with you. We hope you got some great ideas for your next layout creation! Big thanks to Romy, Nichola and Arlene for their inspiring work today. We've got more fun and fabulous ideas in store for you on tomorrow's blog. We hope you'll stop by and see us. Thank you all so much for joining us today. We wish you all a very happy day!
With Love and Pretty Paper,
Your Friends at Graphic 45