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25 posts from October 2016

October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween from Graphic 45!

  Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)

 A very Happy Halloween to our amazing G45ers! We hope you have an amazing day full of only treats and no tricks and lots of fun with family and friends! Let's see what our designers Maggi Harding and Pam Bray have for us today for Halloween inspiration. They are amazing, let me tell you!

 


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)

First, Maggi shows off her pop-up skills with this great Hallowe'en in Wonderland hat she created from scratch. Isn't this awesome?

"I really love making hats and so I thought it would be fun to make a hat with a surprise pop up element.  Alice pops up on this hat just in time for the tea party!

I used a small metal hinge on the back of the hat to attach the top of the hat to the crown.  To keep the circle top from falling inside the hat, I cut the top just slightly larger than the crown.  Alice is only attached to the top of the hat and freely slides in and out of the hat.


I fussy cut several of the characters from Alice in Wonderland and have them staged around the hat intermingled with lots of pretty blooms and pumpkins." ~Maggi


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)

Tip: When building things like this from scratch, use glue that is removable with Undo!  I use ZipDry glue and Scortape, both of which are easily removed with Undo.  Really this will save you much frustration, Undo is my best friend when I'm creating something like this!  Another thing that I like to use is Removable Glue Dots.  They are perfect for trial and error placement but once you figure out where you want something, be sure to adhere with something permanent as those removable dots will not hold.


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)

Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)

 


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)

Tip: You can stand chipboard pieces up like I did on the top of the hat by building a slot from foam tape to hold the chipboard.  Just take a double stack of foam tape and adhere to your surface.  Adjacent to that, add another double stack of foam tape leaving just enough space between the two stacks to create a slot to hold the chipboard.

Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (11)


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (11)


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (11)


Hat, Hallowe'en in Wonderland, Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (11)

Supply List

Graphic 45 Hallowe'en in Wonderland Deluxe Collector's Edition
Black cardstock
Olive cardstock
Purple seam binding
Sizzix Alterations Holiday Greens die set
Petaloo Botanica Blooms Lavender/Purple
Petaloo Mixed Blooms Lavender/Purple
Petaloo Anemone x 6 Pistachio
Petaloo Vintage Velvet Minis x 9 Purple
Petaloo Spring Berry Picks Lavender/Purple
Tim Holtz pumpkins
small metal hinge

Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 1_1454

Next, Pam shares the best card set using our retired collection Happy Haunting. Aren't these adorable cards?

“It is always a fun to do some out of the box ideas…..SO…. I thought it would be great to do an extra large pop up card using 8” x 16” card stock. Once I got my Happy Haunting Pop Up Card made I thought to myself…. Um, how am I going to gift it, lol. So I made a box to place it in. I hope you check out my Snapguide for the tutorial on how I made it all come together.” Pam

Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465

Pam's Pop-up Card & Box Tutorial

Check out How to Make a Graphic 45 HappyHaunting Pop-Up Card & Box by Pam Bray on Snapguide.

 


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465

Tip: Cut floral picks and berries apart to add to top of altered projects to add depth.


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 9_1465

Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 14_1483


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 14_1483


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 14_1483


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 14_1483


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 14_1483


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 14_1483

Tip: Making different width of paper strip squares help make an easy pop up solution to any project.


Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Pop Up Card and Box Tutorial - Pam Bray - Photo 14_1483

Supply List

Graphic 45 Happy Haunting 12” x 12” Paper Pad (retired)
Graphic 45 Happy Haunting Chipboard (retired)
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts 9” x 9” Stand
Sizzix Hardware Findings Die
Sizzix Twisted Edges Die
¾” Circle Punch
Jolees Glitter Spiders
Whisker Graphics Purple/White Twine
Orange Ribbon
Green Ribbon
Fall Flower and Berries Pick
Flowers
Metal Brads
12” x 24” Black Card Stock
Purple Card Stock
12” x 12” Chipboard
Grungeboard
Xyron Creative Station
Xyron 9” Permanent Adhesive
Xyron Tape Runner
Pop Dots
Black Sharpie

 This week in honor of Halloween, we are giving away the Deluxe Collector's Edition of Hallowe'en in Wonderland! All you have to do to win is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page. We will announce a winner here on the blog on Friday. Have fun entering!

(3%2F2%2F 1 claimed) Hallowe'en in Wonderland Prize $30 Value

Thanks for joining us on Halloween! Have the best day, G45ers!

Happy Halloween,

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here 

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October 28, 2016

The Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 5

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We cannot believe it's already the last day of our blog hop with Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L! We have had the best week of inspiration. And, there's more today! We're ending this week with a bang from our great designers!  

Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (02)

First, Maggi Harding shares stunning handmade holiday cards that are perfect to mail out this coming season! She uses our Square Tag Staples and St Nicholas to make these stunning cards! 

"Ahhhh, I have the best of intentions and I always say, this is going to be the year that I send out handmade Christmas cards.  But, you know what happens, yep, I just never get around to it.  Now this is going to be the year, and I've designed a pretty but easy card and envelope to make this a quick, fun, and awesome project!

I purposely cut the card that is adhered to the tag slightly smaller than the tag so that I can cut 3- 4" x 8" cards from a single sheet of paper.  That will help make this an economical project.  The card and tag just have one other layer cut from the same sheet of paper and you can cut enough layers for several cards from one page.


I used Scrapbook Adhesives to pop up layers that help give my card and envelope a festive and professional look.  Scrapbook Adhesives Adhesive Sheets made attaching my diecut and punches really quick and easy.  With that I didn't have to worry about smeared glue." ~Maggi


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (02)

Maggi's Snapguide Tutorial

 

Check out How to Make Quick Christmas Cards With Envelopes by Maggi HARDING on Snapguide.

 

Tip: Use an assembly line approach when making similar multiple items, i.e. cut,  score, etc. all the pieces at the same time.  Then line the pieces up in the order that they are assembled and quickly put them together.

Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)


Christmas cards, St Nicholas, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (04)

 Supply List

Graphic 45 St Nicholas Collection
North Pole
Kris Kringle
Be Jolly!
Journaling Chipboard
Staples:
Cheers, Party, Celebrate - Ivory Tags
Policy Envelopes - Square Red
Scrapbook Adhesives
EZ Runner
Crafty Foam Tape
Adhesive Sheets
Other Supplies:
Petaloo Velvet Poinsettieas x 8-red
Crystal Stickles
Christmas plaid ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon
Cheery Lynn Designs Flourish #7 die
Martha Stewart Holly & Berry punch
Green cardstock

Sweet Card - Cafe Parisian - By Magda Cortez - Product by Graphic 45 - 03 of 03

Now, Magda Cortez has such a great card idea using Cafe Parisian. We love all the dimension on this card provided by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L's great products!

"Hi everyone! So glad to be with you again today with another project.. I made a card and I call it “Sweet Card” because it is what Café Parisian Paper Collection is!! Super sweet and delicate.. With the help of Scrapbook Adhesives it was so easy to make and give the dimension I like… And I love the result!! " ~Magda


Sweet Card - Cafe Parisian - By Magda Cortez - Product by Graphic 45 - 03 of 03

Sweet Card - Cafe Parisian - By Magda Cortez - Product by Graphic 45 - 03 of 03

Supply List

4501434 Café Parisian 8x8 Pad
4501433 Café Parisian 6 x6 Patterns and Solids Pad
4501441 Café Parisian Stickers
Thin 3D Foam Squares from Scrapbook Adhesives
EZ – Runner Grand
Black Cardstock
Bubbles from my stash

Now, Nico Scrap shares the most beautiful St Nicholas card! Wow, look at all these great details!

Christmas carol, St Nicholas, blog hop by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo

Supply List

St. Nicholas collection Graphic45
St. Nicholas chipboards Graphic45
Tag kraft Graphic45
X tape runner ScrapbookAdhesives
Foam tape ScrapbookAdhesives
Distresser and distress tool
Brown ink Graphic45
Gold splash ink 13@rts
Metal embellishments Scrapunlimited
Flowers Petaloo
Frame die Tim Holtz
Green glitter Stampendous

Now it's time to announce our winner from this week's blog hop! Our randomly chosen winner is...

-Hana Harpazh: Thank you for sharing all the beautiful projects. So many talented people. Love GR45.

Congratulations, Hana! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize pictured below. Thanks to everyone who hopped along and took part this week!

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and Graphic 45 Giveaway!

Scrapbook Adhesives designers have more amazing ideas for us today, so head on over to enjoy this last day of this fun blog hop!

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Get more Inspiration on the Scrapbook Adhesives Blog!

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Many thanks to all who joined our hop this week! We have had the best time. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family

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October 27, 2016

The Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 4

  Graphic 45 Scrapbook Adhesive Blog Hop 2016 Logos

 More great ideas from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and Graphic 45? You don't say! Well, it's true. Today, the fun continues with more fabulous projects!

Before we jump in, let's see who won our Place in Time Sneak Peek giveaways yesterday! Our randomly chosen winners are...

From the Blog:

-Nancy: Thank you so much for re-releasing this collection. I had started a calendar project that was created using this collection and now will be able to complete it.

-Kelli S.: This collection looks fantastic! I'm new to graphic 45. It all started just a few weeks ago when I saw "A Christmas Carol". That began a hunt for as much of it as I could find, and then I bought Safari Adventure, and some of Enchanted Forest and now my wishlist has just grown and grown. I love each new and older collection that I begin to explore and each one is quickly becoming a "must have."

From Facebook:

-Dottie Sims: Yay - happiness all year round!

-Jane Franklin: Love this collection so much!

Congratulations to our winners! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize. Thanks for joining us, and now on to the blog hop fun!

For You Card Box Set, Secret Garden, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45, photo 3

Einat Kessler shares a gorgeous set of Secret Garden cards that would serve as a great gift!

"This is a fast, affordable and easy project. What I love most about it is that you only need the Secret Garden collection to create it. All the cards, the box and the embellishments are all created from these papers. And the best thing is that you can create this under an hour!

This is all about being ready. All the cards are prepared and left empty without a sentiment so whenever you need a card you pull one out of the box, add your sentiment and you’re all set!" ~Einat


For You Card Box Set, Secret Garden, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45, photo 3

Einat's Snapguide Tutorial

 

Check out How to Make a Card Box Set by Einat Kessler on Snapguide.

 

Tip #1: Use punches to create embellishments. You can create as many embellishments as you want from any paper in any color that you want. Unlike stickers punches last for a long time!


For You Card Box Set, Secret Garden, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45, photo 3

Tip #2: Use foam tape to add dimension to your project. Use the Scrapbook Adhesives roll of foam tape so you can cut the tape to whatever size you need!


For You Card Box Set, Secret Garden, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45, photo 3


For You Card Box Set, Secret Garden, by Einat Kessler, product by Graphic 45, photo 3

Supply List

Papers: Secret Garden: April Showers, Springtime, Beautiful Blooms, Meadow Lark, May Flowers, Coming Up Roses.
Secret Garden – chipboard                                                                                                                                         ScrapbookAdhesives– E-Z Runner Micro, Crafty Foam Tape
Flower Punch - large and small
Butterfly Punch
1/2" Circle Punch

Tags,-Botanicabella,-By-Joanne-Bain,-Product-by-Graphic-45,-Photo-6

The autumn inspiration is here with beautiful tags from Joanne Bain! What beauties using Botanicabella.

"For my project today I decided to create 2 Autumn themed tags using the gorgeous Botanicabella collection. To create the tags I fussy cut some of the images from the patterned papers.  I then double layered the base tags using the Scrapbook Adhesives E-Z Runner (which I didn’t realise was the actual refill..lol) and to help create the dimension on them I used the Scrapbook Adhesive 3D Foam Squares." ~Joanne

Tags,-Botanicabella,-By-Joanne-Bain,-Product-by-Graphic-45,-Photo-6


Tags,-Botanicabella,-By-Joanne-Bain,-Product-by-Graphic-45,-Photo-6



Tags,-Botanicabella,-By-Joanne-Bain,-Product-by-Graphic-45,-Photo-6


Tags,-Botanicabella,-By-Joanne-Bain,-Product-by-Graphic-45,-Photo-6


Tags,-Botanicabella,-By-Joanne-Bain,-Product-by-Graphic-45,-Photo-6

Supply List

Graphic 45
Materials List
#4501166 Botanicabella Collector's Edition
Scrapbook Adhesives
Materials List
E-Z Runner Micro - Refill Permanent White
3D Foam Squares - White

Off To The Races Cards of Encouragement with Scrapbook Adhesive by Pam Bray - Tutorial -Photo 1_1683

Pam Bray has the best set of encouragement cards using Off to the Races! We love these beauties!

“I was so excited when I see Graphic 45 Off To The Races paper collection. I knew right away that I would love to have cards made that would encourage others. I love the words: “Go Baby Go” and  “Go Luck” that are found on the pattern paper. The vintage and delightful racing paper just makes you want to do better, makes you smile and want to encourage others; don’t you think?” Pam

Off To The Races Cards of Encouragement with Scrapbook Adhesive by Pam Bray - Tutorial -Photo 2_1695

Pam's Snapguide Tutorial

Check out How to Make Graphic 45 Off to the Races Cards by Pam Bray on Snapguide.

 

Tip: Create your own embellishments by using embossing powder on foam adhesive.

Off To The Races Cards of Encouragement with Scrapbook Adhesive by Pam Bray - Tutorial -Photo 3_1697 (1)

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Tip: Look closely at all your pattern paper to find special sentiments that you can use on your projects.

Off To The Races Cards of Encouragement with Scrapbook Adhesive by Pam Bray - Tutorial -Photo 7_1692

Tip: Use fussy cut flowers and other images from pattern paper along with premade ones.

Off To The Races Cards of Encouragement with Scrapbook Adhesive by Pam Bray - Tutorial -Photo 8_1688

Supply List

Graphic 45 Off To The Races 12” x 12” Pattern & Stripes Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Off To The Races 12” x 12” Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Off To The Races 8” x 8” Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Thanks Kraft Artist Trading Tags
Emerald Creek Supplies Weathered Wood Embossing Powder
Spellbinders Lazy Ovals Die Set
Sizzix Doily #2 Die
EK Success Le Oval Chain Punch
EK Success Scallop Flower Punch
Scrapbook Adhesives 3 Foam Dots
Scrapbook Adhesives EZ Runner
Scrapbook Adhesives DODZ 5mm
Petaloo Botanica Minis x 11 White Flowers
5” x 6 ½” Card Base
May Arts Green and Brown Ribbon

In honor of our blog hop this week, we have this awesome giveaway full of Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L goodies! Love all these fun things you can win. All you have to do to enter is comment here on the blog AND on Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L's blog OR comment on our Facebook page and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L's Facebook page. Have fun entering, everyone! We'll announce a winner here on the blog on Friday!

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and Graphic 45 Giveaway!

Hop on over to Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L's blog for more fun!

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Get more Inspiration on the Scrapbook Adhesives Blog!

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Thanks for joining us, G45ers and new visitors! We are having the best time this week.

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

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October 26, 2016

The Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 3

  Graphic 45 Scrapbook Adhesive Blog Hop 2016 Logos

Day 3 and the fun is just beginning! We are loving hopping along with Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L! So many great ideas this week. And today we have even more inspiration!

Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

First, Alexandra Morein has the most amazing set of projects with great video tutorials as well. How fun!

"Pop-up becomes  now more and more popular in scrapbooking. Crafters seek for something new and unique to add to their creations.

Today I want to share with you a pop-up mini album, which has 3 pop-up elements’ designs and 6 pocket pages. It can hold 14 pictures of 5” x 3.5” and 6 more pictures of 3” x 4”.

It comes with a tuxedo shaped box, which was created from scratch out of chipboard. I have been thinking about the shape of the box quite a lot, and looking at the picture on the signature sheet of the “Off to the Races“ collection gave me the final idea. The most inspiring for me personally, funny as it may sound, were the gentlemen’s bows. 

I created a fabric bow by myself, to put on top of the box as a finishing touch. I think it adds more character to the whole project and looks much better than if it was made of paper.

The three pop-up designs that I was talking about are called as follows:

  • Twisted pop-up panel
  • Automatic pull tab
  • Z-fold pop-up panel

In the world of card making these 3 designs are very popular now, and since I mostly made cards before I developed my love and passion for mini albums, I decided to adopt the designs for the pages of the mini album.


In the accompanying tutorial, I will show you how to create the tuxedo box. I hope you will enjoy the tutorial and use the wonderful G45 papers for crafting along." ~Alexandra

Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24

Alexandra's Tuxedo Box Tutorial Video Part 1

 

Alexandra's Tuxedo Box Tutorial 2

 

 

Alexandra's Tuxedo Box Tutorial 3

 



Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

 

 

Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14

Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14

Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14

 

Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 14

  Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24


Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24



Off to the Races Tuxedo Box and Pop-Up Album, Tutorial by Alexandra Morein, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 24

Supply List

Off to the Races 12x12 Pad
Off to the Races 12x12 Patterns & Solids Pad
Off to the Races Tags & Pockets
Off to the Races Banners
Off to the Races Decorative Chipboard
Off to the Races Ephemera Cards
Scrapbook Adhesives Products used:
E-Z Runner Grand
3D Foam Squares White
Thin 3D Foam Squares Black
Creative Photo Corners Mixed Colors

Quick and Easy Thank You Card Set Tutorial, Cafe Parisian, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 2

Who doesn't love gorgeous cards? Kathy Clement has them for us in spades today. So many great techniques!

"Anyone who plays with paper has had to address the issue of dealing with scraps. Every scrap of G45 paper is so gorgeous that I can’t bear to toss it in the recycle bin.  So,  I used to have boxes and drawers bulging with leftover papers. 

Then one day I realized that project scraps are really just cards in the making!  Instead of cramming my scraps into a box or a drawer where they would languish (and multiply!) I started using them to create small note cards, thank you cards, and tags.

This set of 4 thank you notes is made from leftover pieces of a larger project.  I added in some ATC thank you tags, chipboard flowers and ribbon and in under an hour, I had 4 cute as a button Cafe Parisian Thank You notes. 


I’ve created a YouTube Video so you can start making your own quick and easy note cards utilising leftover bits of paper." ~Kathy


Quick and Easy Thank You Card Set Tutorial, Cafe Parisian, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 2

Kathy's Video Tutorial

 

 


Quick and Easy Thank You Card Set Tutorial, Cafe Parisian, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 2

Tip: Use Scrapbook Adhesives Thin 3-D Foam Squares on the backs of ATC Thank You tags to add a dimensional layer to your cards.


Quick and Easy Thank You Card Set Tutorial, Cafe Parisian, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 2

Tip: Lightly mist the back of chipboard flowers with a little water before shaping with ball stylus and foam mat.  This helps break down the fibers in the paper, making them easier to shape.  It also releases the starch in the paper, so that the flowers, when dry, will hold their shape better.


Quick and Easy Thank You Card Set Tutorial, Cafe Parisian, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 2


Quick and Easy Thank You Card Set Tutorial, Cafe Parisian, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 2

Tip: Custom color your own designer ribbon with Distress ink.  Choose ink colors that go well with your project, then smoosh the ink pads onto a non stick craft sheet. Spritz lightly with water until little beads form.  Then soak the ink up with your ribbon, scrunching it in your hands to evenly distribute the ink.  Dry gently with a heat tool.  


Quick and Easy Thank You Card Set Tutorial, Cafe Parisian, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 2

Supply List

Graphic 45 Cafe Parisian Scraps
12x12 Parasol Bouquet
12 x 12 Prints and Patterns
Chipboard Flowers
Staples Ivory ATC Thank You Tags
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
E-Z Runner Grand Dispenser
Thin 3D Foam Squares Mix
4.5” white doilies
Rhinestone bling for flower centers
2 sheets of 8.5” x 11” Ivory Cardstock (for card bases)
Seam Binding Ribbon
Distress Ink: Abandoned Coral/Spiced Marmalade
Ball Stylus and Foam Shaping Mat
Tattered Angels Silk Glimmer Mist
Non-stick craft sheet.

 

Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 8

And now for a simple and beautiful Off to the Races mini album from the incredible Marina BlauKitchen! Such a clever idea.

"How easy can be to make a project if you have the rigth papers, materials and adhesives. It’s been really funny and easy to use Scrapbook Adhesives in my last project, this mini album using the amazing and new collection Off to the Races. " ~Marina BlauKitchen


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 8

Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7

Tip: Use Ez Runner Grand to adhere the pages of your albums, Creative Photocorners to fix photos, so can remove and change  them wherever you like,  Dodz mini to add little details  and decoration on the photos  and Thin 3D Foam Squares to add dimension to the elements of the cover.


Mini Album Off to the Races Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 7

Supply List

4501461 Off to the Races Patterns&Solids 12x12 pad
#4501459 Off to the Races 8x8 pad
#4501467 Off to the Races Journaling& Ephemera Cards
#4501463 Off to the Races Banners
#01250 Ez Runner Grand 0,3 in Scrapbook Adhesives
#01633 Creative Photo Corners Scrapbook Adhesives
#01616 Thin 3D Foam Squares Scrapbook Adhesives
#01304 Dodz mini Scrapbook Adhesives

In honor of our blog hop this week, we have this awesome giveaway full of Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L goodies! Love all these fun things you can win. All you have to do to enter is comment here on the blog AND on Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L's blog OR comment on our Facebook page and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L's Facebook page. Have fun entering, everyone! We'll announce a winner here on the blog on Friday!

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and Graphic 45 Giveaway!

Jump on over to the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog for more fun!

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Get More Inspiration over on the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Blog!

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Thanks for joining us today! Have a creative one!

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here 

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Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 3: Place in Time Deluxe Collector's Edition

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Today, we are so excited to re-introduce one of our most beloved collections - Place in Time, our original calendar collection. So many great pages and imagery for each month! How fun!

But first, let's see who won Nature Sketchbook Sneak Peek prizes yesterday. Our randomly chosen winners are...

From the Blog:

-Debra Reitz: Absolutely gorgeous!

-Mary Lou Sullivan: I've been a Graphic 45 fan for a while now. Each collection is better than the last! Love the vibrant colors and vintage feel of the prints.

From Facebook:

-Matt Doyle: G45 has done it again with a breathtaking collection. I can see my butterflies popping with 3L adhesives.

-Anne-Therese Cermola Luper Oh my gosh!! Oh my gosh!! I cant even begin to tell you how much I need/want this collection. My son was killed in a mva/drunk driver situation. He always comes and visits us as dragonflies and sometimes butterflies. I kid you not. November 8th, will be his 5 year angelversary. I have been so dreading that day. I have been crying for the last two days. Then I get on here, and bam, see this collection. I cant even begin to tell you, what it did for me to see it. This collection is gonna make it possible for me to make some awesome tributes both 3d and mixed media of my son. TY TY TY

Thanks to everyone for taking part! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize. Now, make sure to enter today. Tomorrow, we'll announce 4 more winners of our Place in Time Deluxe Collector's Edition! Just comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page to win. Have fun entering!

Let's take a look at all the goodies in this Deluxe Collector's Edition!

January, February, March & April Cut Apart

Place in Time Jan - April pages

May, June, July, & August Cut Apart

Place in Time May through August

September, October, November, & December Cut Apart

Place in Time September through December

All the products in this Deluxe Collector's Edition come as a set, so you get the papers, stickers, and chipboard all-in-one!


Place in Time Deluxe Collector's Edition

Place in Time Cardstock Stickers

Place in time stickers

Place in Time Chipboard

Place in time chipboard

January ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

You will love all the ideas from Diane's workshop! Below, she has hearts perfect for Valentine's Day with our February Cut Apart page.

February ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

February ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

We're feeling like luck is on our side with these gorgeous projects made with our March Cut Apart!

March ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

March ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

How about some Spring magic? We love these gorgeous April projects below!

April ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

June weddings are on their way with these beautiful projects.

June ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

June ideas from Diane Schultz's workshop using Place in Time

 

Supply List

Place in Time Deluxe Collector's Edition
Claw Feet Staples
Items from Thrift and Antique Stores
Hearts

Thanks for joining us today for the last day of Sneak Peeks! We will announce our 4 winners in the blog hop post tomorrow. So much fun!

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family

Want to try these projects out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here

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