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May 26, 2017

Steampunk & Mixed Media Come Together for Two Amazing and Different Projects

Hello, G45ers,

Happy Friday! We have two great projects to get you in the mood for some crafting R&R this weekend, by design team members Aneta Matuszewska and Alexandra Morein. First up, Aneta takes it to the beach with a vivid Voyage Beneath the Sea double page layout. The seashells, net, and custom background on this evocative layout will bring you right back to those restful Summer days on the sand with the sound of the sea in your ear. Next, Alexandra debuts a creative and quirky Steampunk Debutante - DCE notebook, loaded with space to fill with quiet contemplations on those relaxing weekends at home. The details on this notebook are fun and functional, with a magnetic closure and twine binding. Before we venture forth, it is time to announce this week's lucky blog prize winner! 

The winner of this week's prize is....Gigi Steel

Gigi commented on the blog, "Beautiful 45 crafts. I'm always looking for more supply storage ideas!"

Congratulations, Gigi! Please email info@g45papers.com to claim your prize. 

 

(Fb prize taken)Mother Day Prize Pack $100+ value  Portrait of a Lady  Paper Pad  Staples  Ladies Diary  Deluxe Collector's Edition  Facebook Contest  4%2F28%2F2017

Prize Package A Ladies Diary - DCE, Portrait of a Lady 12x12 Pad, 12x12 Patterns & Solids Pad, a Journaling Chipboard, Ephemera Cards, Shabby Chic Metal Brads, Clock Keys, and a set of ATC Black Policy Envelopes-that is over a $100 value!

 

Voyage Beneath the Sea double LO for Graphic 45  by Aneta Matuszewska  photo 1

Voyage Beneath the Sea Double Page Layout

By Aneta Matuszewska

"Hello everybody,


Last year my husband and I visited the Dominican Republic. 
The place was just magical and we’ll never forget this trip.

I still have to find time to make an album from this beautiful paradise and this double layout is for sure, something to begin with:


Voyage Beneath the Sea double LO for Graphic 45  by Aneta Matuszewska  photo 2

 

Voyage Beneath the Sea double LO for Graphic 45  by Aneta Matuszewska  photo 2

 

Voyage Beneath the Sea double LO for Graphic 45  by Aneta Matuszewska  photo 2

 

Voyage Beneath the Sea double LO for Graphic 45  by Aneta Matuszewska  photo 7

 

Voyage Beneath the Sea double LO for Graphic 45  by Aneta Matuszewska  photo 2

 

Voyage Beneath the Sea double LO for Graphic 45  by Aneta Matuszewska  photo 2




Graphic 45 Supplies:

Voyage Beneath the Sea Banner Graphic 45

 

 

Thank you for stopping by today and have a crafty day!

xoxo" ~Aneta Matuszewska

 

DIY Handbound Notebook  Steampunk Debutante  Project by Alexandra Morein  Product by Graphic 45  Photo 1

Steampunk Debutante Handbound Notebook

By Alexandra Morein

 

"This notebook was created from start to finish using chipboard, cardstock, some printing paper and beautiful paper from the Steampunk Debutante collection.  

To add a little zest, I’ve created a double cover which works like a “magical wallet”. It is magnetic, as well as it is help by the ribbons and it can be open to both left and right direction, reveling space for quick tucking in some tiny tickets and paper pieces.

A couple of the inside signatures are bound to the notebook’s spine using a thin twine, and the tails of the twine are embellished with the metal cogs and some beads to compliment the overall design.
 

I’ve cut out quite a lot of the small details out of the paper sheets from the Steampunk Debutante and layered them on the cover to create a finished composition."

 

DIY Handbound Notebook  Steampunk Debutante  Project by Alexandra Morein  Product by Graphic 45  Photo 2

 

DIY Handbound Notebook  Steampunk Debutante  Project by Alexandra Morein  Product by Graphic 45  Photo 2


DIY Handbound Notebook  Steampunk Debutante  Project by Alexandra Morein  Product by Graphic 45  Photo 2

 


DIY Handbound Notebook  Steampunk Debutante  Project by Alexandra Morein  Product by Graphic 45  Photo 2



DIY Handbound Notebook  Steampunk Debutante  Project by Alexandra Morein  Product by Graphic 45  Photo 2

 

Graphic 45 Supplies:

  • Steampunk Debutante - Deluxe Collector’s Edition (currently out of stock) 

 

 

  Facebook Live - Midnight Masquerade  Mask Tutorial  #simplyg45  Graphic 45

Join us today, Friday, May 26th at 11 am PST on Facebook for a LIVE video! We will be teaching a fast and fun Masquerade Mask tutorial, sharing great insider tips, and of course giving away prizes! Fun fact, if you can't join us live you can watch the video afterwards.  Just click the video tab on our Facebook page.

 Thanks for joining us on this fabulous Friday, and thanks to Aneta and Alexandra for providing this lovely inspiration. We hope you can have a weekend full of rest, relaxation, and craft time. Let us know what kinds of craft projects help you unwind in the comments below. Congratulations again to Gigi and do not forget there is one more chance to win TODAY on Facebook. 

Happy Papercrafting! 

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Comments

Beautiful I so love Steampunk!

Beautiful!

Love the inspiring ideas submitted by these talented artists. Keep up the amazing projects and "thanks" Graphic 45 for the beautiful pages to do so.

Such beauty and ingenious construction! Thank you for sharing.

Loved todays projects but must say Aneta's layouts were phenomenal!!!!

Can't wait for the tutorial!

I love both of these projects. Aneta's lovely two page spread it the mark. I am trying to use my hoard of Graphic 45 papers in my 12x12 albums as she has done.
Alexandra's notebook is gorgeous! I have made five mini albums with this paper because I love it so much and now I must try a notebook too.

What a super scrapbook page x

I love doing mixed media projects - boxes, albums, frames etc. Thank you for these 2 beauties !!

These are awesome. Love the projects

Beautiful. I love Steampunk. Thanks for sharing.

Wonderful projects!

Almost missed Live ...
Love the albums Alexandra and Aneta did. They are both so very creative!

Great projects for these G45 collections. I am always looking for new ideas.

Congratulations to Gigi! Love today's layout and notebook!

Lovely steampunk notebook. Very stylish.

Wow! Really gorgeous. LOVE the colours and details. Stunning creation!

Delightful creations today ! Both are so unique. Thank you for this weeks wonderful projects

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I do enjoy all of your seaside themed paper collections!

Love! Love! Love!

Fabulous work here again today.
Hope everyone is having a wonderful week-end ahead here now.

Love the steampunk, that is way cool!

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