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July 18, 2014

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 5: Baby 2 Bride & Times Nouveau + New Staples!

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Good Morning, G45ers! We have a feeling you are going to be very excited about our last day of Sneak Peeks! One of our biggest customer requests is to re-release older collections. Today, we are introducing our Deluxe Collector's Edition of our first two collections we ever released! Baby 2 Bride and Times Nouveau were our very first collections and kicked off this grand adventure of Graphic 45. When you buy these collector's editions, you will get in one handy pack a paper pad, and NEW cardstock stickers and chipboard tags that were not included in the first inception of these two collections. They have also been digitally enhanced to give you even more beautiful papers then when they were first released. Aren't you so excited? We certainly are! Also, today we will show you Sneak Peeks of our new Staples. You are going to love these new fun items. Stick around to the end for a stunning Botanical Tea creation by Donna Espiritu! What an absolutely brilliant day on the blog.

Let's find out who won our 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Sneak Peek prize packs before we see the Sneak Peeks! Our randomly chosen winners are....

From the Blog:

-Arielle Berceau: Twas the Night Before Christmas...yay! Iove the wonderful Santa's, the beautiful holly and snowflakes. The paper with the clocks is gorgeous!

-Michelle Flower: Love it! and love the Lamp Shade idea!

From Facebook:

-Donna Winters: I just pulled out Christmas stuff to make cards what a perfect time to introduce Christmas stuff and as usual G45 makes perfect stuff.

-Gina Day Peterson: My favorite Christmas Story brought to life by Graphic45! What more could a girl want for Christmas!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations to our winners! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prizes.

Remember, you have FOUR chances to Win It Before You Can Buy It! And as a grand finale the winners will win a set of each of these Deluxe Collector's Edition packages - that is a $60 Retail Value. How exciting! So, don't delay, comment today on the blog or on our Facebook page.

Now, let's get to the Sneak Peeks!

"Back by popular demand, we're offering our revamped Classic Collections in a Deluxe Collector's Edition Pack.  Each pack will include 2 each of the new and updated 12 double-sided papers, brand new chipboard tags and cover-weight stickers:

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Graphic 45 now offers the much requested and eagerly anticipated Deluxe Collection of Baby 2 Bride! Baby 2 Bride was the first collection released by Graphic 45, now including newly created chipboard and stickers with this beautiful, 12 double-sided page vintage collection to celebrate the unforgettable time and endless love of growing children."

"Sentimental Baby"

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"Endless Love"


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"Rock a Bye"


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"Dream a Little Dream"


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"Love Me Tender"


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NEW Baby 2 Bride Stickers

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NEW Baby 2 Bride Chipboard Tags

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The Baby 2 Bride Deluxe Collector's Edition

When you purchase this collection, you will receive this paper pad pack that includes the chipboard and stickers!

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Enjoy a wonderful tutorial from Diane's workshop on how to make an upcycled dresser using Baby 2 Bride. What an adorable piece!

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This small set of drawers was painted a complimentary pink for the new classic release of Baby to Bride. First the knobs were carefully removed with pliers that had been wrapped with several layers of paper towel so as not to scratch or break the them.

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Little pieces like this should have all surfaces covered. It's easy to forget the back sometimes but it really finishes it nicely when done. The back is covered with a blue diamond paper called 'From this Moment'.

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The drawer cabinet is going to be covered with 'Sentimental Baby' in one piece that wraps around the sides. This pattern is made from several pieces of scrap paper and taped together. Then the pattern is carefully transferred to the paper. Take your time when cutting it out and adhering so you get it perfectly in place.

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The drawer fronts are then adhered with the same paper and the knobs replaced.

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The pink gingham paper which is on the reverse side of 'Sentimental Baby' is used on the top of the cabinet and a blue border from 'Birdy Baby Blues' is layered on top of it.

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That same blue border is continued on the top and bottom of the cabinet. The drawers are put in place and the finished drawers are ready for the baby or a bride!

 

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"Graphic 45 now offers the Deluxe Collection of Times Nouveau, the special, limited time re-release of our journey back to the Roaring Twenties. Rich colors, beautiful images, and glad rags take us back to this glorious era. Get this quick, this is sure to be a 'Hot Tomato!'"

"Glad Rags"

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"Lollapalooza"


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"Bee's Knees"


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"Wallflower"


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"Hip to the Jive"


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"Hot Tomato"


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"About Time"

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"Hey You"


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"It's the Berries"


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NEW Times Nouveau Stickers

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NEW Times Nouveau Chipboard Tags


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Times Nouveau Deluxe Collector's Edition


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New Graphic 45 Staples

We're thrilled to add these fun new products to our Staples Collection, introducing our Mixed Media Boxes and Black Tag Albums.  Perfect for mixed media and square social media photo projects.
 
5x5 Mixed Media Boxes feature a peek a boo window and magnetic closure.  Each box includes 6 coordinating cards.  Three colors available: Black, Ivory and Kraft.

 

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Black Tag Albums feature a sturdy tag with a brass grommet including a matching binder ring.  Available in Large Tag Albums—6 cards per package, Regular Tag Albums—9 cards per package, and Artist Trading Tags—12 tags per package.
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Won't they be fun to create with? The possibilities are endless with our Graphic 45 Staples!

Now, to wrap up this magnificent day, we have an incredible altered frame by Donna using Botanical Tea. This is so gorgeous!

"I altered a frame I bought in a thrift store, like a dollar store in the USA. Originally the color is gold with black stains. I primed the frame with white gesso, about 3 layers (drying after each layer first before painting new gesso). Then I brushed the frame with Mod Podge (matte) before adhering the fuzzy cut flowers. I glued the flower pieces with a glue gun and then brushed several layers of Mod Podge again. I also used Platinum stickles for a little bit of sparkle. I dabbed Mod Podge dimensional magic to the butterflies and monogram." ~Donna

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Supply List:

Botanical tea 12x12 papers (Botanical tea, Flora, Sweet Chamomile, Just because)
Botanical tea 8x8 papers (Just because, Fauna)
Botanical tea cardstock stickers
Botanical tea banners
Graphic 45 rubber stamp
Platinum stickles
Mod Podge (matte)
Mod Podge dimensional magic
Stazon ink
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Thank you for joining us for this magnificent week of Sneak Peeks! Is there a collection you just can't wait to use? We can't wait to hear what you think. We'll announce the final four grand finale winners on the blog on Monday! See you then, G45ers.

Happy Friday,

Graphic 45

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

 

July 17, 2014

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 4: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Sneak Peeks for our new holiday collection 'Twas the Night Before Christmas! Who loves this classic tale? This collection is packed with all the fun and traditional images of this festive season. Reds, greens, golds and cream - this collection will remind you of all the special moments in this special time. We also have a tutorial from Diane's workshop and a wonderful project from Ginny Nemchak! There are so many reasons this blog will keep a smile on your face. So fun!

Before we show you the Sneak Peeks, don't forget there are FOUR chances to win 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Before You Can But It! Just comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page to win. Speaking of, who are our winners from yesterday? Let's find out! Our randomly chosen winners are....

From the Blog:

-Lillian Child: What a terrific tutorial AND the projects are simply amazing. I am such a nut for anything vintage so this anniversary set just tickles my craft bone!!

-Pam Caudill: Graphic45 is awesome! This collection is a is a beauty!

From Facebook:

-Dawn Belger: These are the graphic 45 colors and designs I love. So much fun for cards and woman pages and everything just very versatile. Not that I don't have every collection you've made

-Abner Quadrupleday: Have dreamed of having celebratory paper from G45! Have wished to win a collection. You made this southern girl's dream come true! Now, may I get my wish?

Congratulations to our winners! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize. And don't forget to comment today for another chance to win!

Now, let's take a look at this wonderful new collection. Without further ado - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas!

"‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and all through the world, many creatures were scurrying to get to the craft store! Join in our 'Happy Holly Day' with this jolly collection celebrating this oft told tale with the rich, traditional colors and images of this wonderful season. This festive new collection includes 8 beautiful double-sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die-cuts, stickers, stamps and cardstock tags & pockets embellishments, along with a 6x6 paper pad containing 36 sheets with coordinating patterns and solids. "

"'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

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"Happy Holly Day"


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"Ho Ho Ho"


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"Jolly Old Elf"


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"Up on the Housetops"


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"Merry Mistletoe"


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"Bundle of Toys"


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"Long Winter's Nap"


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 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Cardstock Stickers

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas Chipboard Tags

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas Cardstock Tags & Pockets


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'Twas the Night Before Christmas 8x8 and 12x12 Paper Pads

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas 6x6 Patterns & Solids Paper Pad

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Now, enjoy this wonderful tutorial from Diane's workshop on how to update a home decor piece for any season!

"In this project from Dianes workshop we wanted to show you another piece that had been previously used in our 'By the Sea' collection transformed into a Christmas lamp! 
 
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The paper is carefully removed with an exacto knife and placed on a sheet of scrap paper to be used as a pattern.
 
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The green snowflake paper from Twas the Night Before Christmas is called 'Ho Ho Ho' and is cut out and adhered to the lampshade using the previous paper pattern.
 
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A red border cut from the front of 'Ho Ho Ho' is used to enhance the look of the shade and make it pop!
 
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Next, the paper on the little boxes that create the lamp is also carefully removed and saved on scrap paper as a pattern.Each box is then recovered. 
 
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The top box wears 'Merry Mistletoe" with 'Happy Holly - Day' as the plaid. Each box used the plaid on the lids to pull the look together.
 
The second box is covered with 'Ho Ho Ho' as the base with a strip of stamps from the borders side of 'Ho Ho Ho'. 
 
The third box on the bottom repeats the 'Merry Mistletoe' paper and the base of the lamp is finished off with 'Ho Ho Ho'.
 
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So, once again we show you how you can cover and recover your favorite decor pieces as often as you like!"
 
Before we let you go, we can't leave you without some inspiration from our Design Team. You will love the rich colors and sentiments of this beautiful card by Ginny using Typography. Amazing!

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Supply List

Graphic 45 Typography Imagine
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Graphic 45 Typography Inscribe
Graphic 45 Typography Dream
Worldwin Cardstock
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Mulberry Flowers
Forever in Time Felt Doily
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Thank you for joining us for these festive Sneak Peeks! Doesn't it put you in the holiday spirit? Tomorrow, we have something extra special up our sleeves for Sneak Peeks - you just have to make sure to join us! Hint: It's Sneak Peeks that meet our customers' biggest request. You'll just have to visit to find out! See you then, G45ers!

Happy Holly Day,

Graphic 45

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

July 16, 2014

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 3: Time to Celebrate

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It's Time to Celebrate Graphic 45's 45th collection! We are so excited to share this very special milestone with you, our incredible G45ers! Without you incredible papercrafters, our 45th collection would have just been a dream, but it's a reality thanks to you and our incredible G45 Team. This is a beautiful collection honoring the special moments in life. Birthdays, anniversaries, wedding, graduations - this collection will help you celebrate all those precious moments. We have so many great Sneak Peeks for you today. We also have a tutorial from Diane's workshop and a brilliant project from our Design Team! Make sure to read through the end of the blog, there are so many fun things to see today. 

First, let's see who won Raining Cats & Dogs before they can buy it! Our randomly chosen winners are...

From the Blog:

-Candy Slabaugh: Love, love love this collection! I want to win it so bad!

-Linda Hammond: I am so thrilled that G45 has all these wonderful additions to the papers. Love the chipboard pieces, the banners, the flowers...who am I kidding, I love everything in this collection!

From Facebook:

-Rebecca L. Woodard: The cats and dogs line are adorable can't wait for it to come out. Have many ideas

-Sandra Henson: Meeeoow! Arf! My babies love this paper too!

Congratulations, winners! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to give us your shipping information. Join us tomorrow as we announce four chosen winners of our Time to Celebrate collection! Just comment here on the blog or on Facebook to Win It Before You Can Buy It. Fun, fun, fun!

It's time for the SNEAK PEEKS! Enjoy this gorgeous collection full of beautiful imagery and sentiments for those special celebrations.

"Graphic 45 is throwing a paper perfect party for our 45th collection, Time to Celebrate! You’re invited to this fantastic set that lauds all the special occasions in life - birthdays, weddings, graduations, and more. This celebratory new collection includes 8 beautiful double-sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die-cuts, stickers, stamps and cardstock tags & pockets embellishments, along with a 6x6 paper pad containing 36 sheets with coordinating patterns and solids."

"Time to Celebrate"

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"Let's Get Together"


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"Party Perfect"


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"Congratulations"


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"Make a Wish"


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"Best Wishes"


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"You're Invited"


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"Special Occasion"


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Time to Celebrate Cardstock Tags & Pockets

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Time to Celebrate 8x8 and 12x12 Paper Pads

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Time to Celebrate 6x6 Patterns & Solids

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Enjoy the corresponding patterns and solids that are different from the patterns and papers of the 8x8 and 12x12 paper pads! This beautiful set will be the perfect set to layer and create "wow" projects!

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Here's another fun tutorial from Diane's workshop how to make a beautiful altered clock!

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"This is a little mantle clock that began as a rose colored wood. It was painted with a peach spray paint. You can see in the picture that the face was carefully removed and set aside.

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Then the pattern making began. The base is a tricky pattern that involves strips of paper taped and cut to get just the right fit. ( Funny because later on we found that the little cylinders could be removed! That would have saved some time!) A good lesson for you to check and make sure some of these obstacles can be removed beforehand...

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Next the pattern was made for those very same cylinders and a pattern strip was also cut.

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The face of the clock was updated by cutting the image of the girl and adhered to the face.

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The papers were then chosen with the brown floral called 'Party Perfect' as the base with 'Make a Wish' green floral on the clock.

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The brown borders on the clock are from the border page 'Special Occasion' along with the small green borders.

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The two cylinders of the clock are covered with 'Time to Celebrate' pink plaid and a small green border was repeated. The fronts of the cylinders were layered with circles cut from 'Make a Wish', and along the base of the clock is the same brown and green border used on the clock.

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Such a sweet little clock for celebrating this new line!"

Now, here's a very special card from the incredible and talented Nadya Lifa! She made this stunning An Eerie Tale card. Isn't this fantastic?

"I wanted to make this card a gentle and mysterious. To do this, I chose three colors that I most prefer in the perfect An Eerie Tale collection.They are orange, black and purple. What could be more appropriate for such a magical collection? Of course pockets and secrets!  Card has 2 folding and some secrets.  I like to work with tags, it's easy and fun, I'm sure you'll like to write warm wishes and hide them in the pockets!

The carved elements are very nice to use in the postcards, I use them very often, it looks great!

Postcard from the An Eerie Tale collection will like children and adults, is a great gift for people of any age!" ~Nadya

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Check out How to Make a Card With Secrets by Nadya Tana Lifa on Snapguide.  

Visit Nadya's An Eerie Tale Card Snapguide Tutorial


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Supply list

Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Enchantment
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Fanciful Fable
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Captivating Characters
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Unsolved Mystery
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Run and Hide
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper You Bewitch Me
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Grand Illusion
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Wicked Whimsy
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There's more! Need more Graphic 45 inspiration? There is a great project by the amazing Andrew Roberts over on the Paper Crafter's Library blog. There's also a giveaway over on their blog today! You certainly want to head over for more great ideas - there's a Sneak Peek below of the great project you will see fully over on the Paper Crafter's Library blog. Enjoy exploring!

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 Visit the Paper Crafter's Library Blog!

Thank you for joining us for ALL the fun today! Sneak Peeks, tutorials, winners, contests, projects, Andrew Roberts' feature over on Paper Crafter's Library blog today! All things to truly celebrate. What a huge milestone! We're so glad you've joined us on this incredible adventure.

Happy 45th Paper Collection,

Graphic 45

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

July 15, 2014

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 2: Raining Cats & Dogs

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It's another day of exciting Raining Cats & Dogs Sneak Peeks here on the blog. Today, we get to see all the fun extras with this collection - cardstock stickers, chipboard tags, cardstock flowers and banners, paper pads, alphabet stickers and more! What a fun collection full of joy and our playful pals. Join us for another project from Diane's workshop and a beautiful Botanical Tea card from Ginger Ropp. We just love Sneak Peeks. 

Before we jump in, let's announce yesterday's winners who won Raining Cats & Dogs before they can buy it! Our randomly chosen winners are...

From the Blog:

-Karen Sutton: I make mini albums, and have made a dog album in the past. Wish I had had this paper then, but will definitely have to have it. It will definitely make another album that will be so pretty. I have ideas running through my head now. Can't wait to have it in my hands!

-Diane Stader: Can. Not. Wait! Love every design and the terrific stamps. On my list of "got to have."

From Facebook:

-Caro Hopkins: Love it! Work with dog rescue and keep a scrapbook Love that photo frame.

-Donna Hunter: A gorgeous collection! I can hardly wait to get it. This will be the first G 45 paper collection I will be getting two sets of as I have the perfect project in mind and want to make one for me to keep and one for a special young girl who has been in the hospital way too long. I would like her to have a place to keep her special photos of all the wonderful service dogs that have come in to keep her company and provide a little comfort.

Congratulations to the winners! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize.

Comment today here on the blog or on Facebook to Win It Before You Can Buy It! We will announce four more lucky winners of Raining Cats & Dogs tomorrow here on the blog. Join in the fun!

Now, let's see the great products that go along with Raining Cats & Dogs! Amazing stickers, cardstock and chipboard embellishments, journaling cards, and more!

"It’s Raining Cats and Dogs with Graphic 45, a new collection to celebrate our favorite furry canine and feline friends. Precious pets are very special family members, and you will love the rich colors and perfect pages filled with our playful pals! This playful new collection includes 12 beautiful double-sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die-cuts, sticker sets, stamps, cardstock embellishments including ephemera cards, flowers, tags & pockets, and banners, along with a 6x6 paper pad containing 36 sheets with coordinating patterns and solids."

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 Raining Cats and Dogs 8x8 and 12x12 Paper Pads

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Remember, the pages of our 6x6 paper pads are different than the main patterned pages! We provided a fun collage below to show you the great pages in this paper pad. The backside of each page is great solid cardstock that perfectly matches this collection. Perfect for cardmaking, tag-making, and more!

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Raining Cats and Dogs Ephemera Cards

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Now, let's enjoy a great album from Diane's workshop with instructions how to re-create your own - so fun!

"This is a photo album that we purchased that has a black cloth cover.  The front was measured and cut with Raining Cats and Dogs new black floral paper called 'Cats Meow'. It was then layered with two cards both backed with the blue plaid called 'Mr Whiskers'. Stamps from the stamp page were placed near the spine of the album and a ribbon was replaced with twine. A quick and simple project for yourself or a gift!"~Diane's Workshop

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This is a stunning altered clock from Diane's workshop. What a great piece of home decor. Brighten up those shelves with a gorgeous altered art piece with Raining Cats & Dogs!

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Ginger Ropp closes the day with a perfect Botanical Tea card. She uses our cardstock flowers to really create a memorable card.

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Love the clever way this card opens to reveal the written words inside.

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Supply List

Botanical Tea 12x12 Spring Duet

Botanical Tea 12x12 Flora

Botanical Tea 12x12 Hello Friend

Botanical Tea Cardstock Flowers

Stampin Up Very Vanilla Cardstock

Ranger Distress Ink Frayed Burlap

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Martha Stewart Fern Leaf Punch

Sentiment - Stampin’ Up Million and One Stamp Set

 

We are so excited about our Raining Cats & Dogs collection. We hope you enjoyed the Sneak Peeks of this paws-itively lovable collection. Join us tomorrow for more Sneak Peeks of our Time to Celebrate collection. This is a very special collection for Graphic 45 and you'll find out why on the blog tomorrow. Have you commented today to Win It Before You Can Buy It? Well, what are you waiting for! Have a wonderful day and hug your pets a little closer today for us.

 

Happy Pet-Loving,

 

Graphic 45

 

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

 

July 14, 2014

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 1: Raining Cats & Dogs

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It's such an exciting day on the blog today, the beginning of our Sneak Peek Week! We are incredibly excited about our summer releases and cannot wait to share Raining Cats & Dogs with you - our first collection we are sharing this week! Who loves their pets? We know we do, and this collection is a stunning, rich, and alluring collection filled with our favorite furry companions. We hope you enjoy this week of Sneak Peeks! Stay with us after Sneak Peeks, and you will see projects from Diane Schultz' workshop and the most wonderful card and tutorial from Andrew Roberts. How fun!

One of the most fun aspects of Sneak Peeks is being able to Win It Before You Can Buy It! Do you want Raining Cats & Dogs before it is available in stores? All you have to do is comment here on the blog or on Facebook to win. We will randomly choose FOUR winners and post their names on our blog tomorrow. So, there's tons of reasons to join us this week - Sneak Peeks, fun, and giveaways! It is going to be a fabulous week.

Now, let's introduce our new collection: Raining Cats & Dogs! Today, you will get an exclusive Sneak Peek of the papers in this great collection and our set of cling stamps! Look for this collection in stores in August.

"It’s Raining Cats & Dogs with Graphic 45, a new collection to celebrate our favorite furry canine and feline friends. Precious pets are very special family members, and you will love the rich colors and perfect pages filled with our playful pals! This playful new collection includes 12 beautiful double-sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die-cuts, sticker sets, stamps, cardstock embellishments including ephemera cards, flowers, tags & pockets, and banners, along with a 6x6 paper pad containing 36 sheets with coordinating patterns and solids."

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"Playful Pals"


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"Pitter-Patter"


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Now, we get to see some wonderful projects from Diane's workshop. Don't you love these altered boxes? Perfect home decor for the pet lover! Also a great place to hide some special treats for our canine and feline friends.

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This framed image from the collection is a perfect gift idea for the dog lover in our lives - how precious! And what great colors.


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Now, we can't leave you without some inspiration from our Design Team! Andrew Roberts really shows off our Steampunk Spells collection and gives you intructions to make your own amazing card just like this one!

"My reason for this card is pretty simple. I love all things steampunk.The Steampunk Spells collection is very eclectic and has so many applications. The colours are so bold. It is one of my favorites.

Tip: Alternate patterns with solids when layering papers to increase visual impact." ~Andrew

Steampunk Spells Card(2)

Check out How to Create a Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells Card by Andrew Roberts on Snapguide.  

Andrew Roberts' Snapguide Steampunk Spells Card Tutorial


Steampunk Spells Card(2)


Steampunk Spells Card(2)


Steampunk Spells Card(2)

Supply List:

Steampunk Spells 12x12 papers : Tick Tock
Steampunk Spells 8x8 papers : Beware
Steampunk Spells 6x6 Patterns and Solids Pad
Steampunk Spells Chipboard 1
Steampunk Spells Chipboard 2
Steampunk Spells Banners
Kraft Cardstock
Steampunk on the edge die
Distress Ink : Black Soot
Mini and Long fasteners
Game spinners
Assorted metal Gears
Black Ribbon

Thank you for joining us for Sneak Peeks, projects from Diane's workshop, and brilliant card ideas from Andrew. What a great day this has been! Don't remember to comment here and on Facebook to Win It Before You Can Buy It!

Happy Sneaky Peeking,

Graphic 45

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