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June 27, 2016

Welcome the Incredible 2016 Ambassadors: Andrew Roberts, Clare Charvill, and Jim, The Gentleman Crafter!

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We are so excited to welcome the first half of our Ambassadors today: Andrew Roberts, Clare Charvill, and Jim, the Gentleman Crafter! This blog is jam-packed with great ideas and projects by these incredible artists, so we'll let them take over the blog today. Enjoy these awesome ideas! First, we introduce the amazing Andrew Roberts (who spoils us with tutorials!) to our Ambassadors:

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"My name is Andrew Roberts, I live in Tasmainia, Australia. I am married and have 4 daughters and three sons. I am a registered nurse working in operating theatres. I have been artistic for a lot of my life. I have turned my hand at many different skills including watercolour wildlife drawing, mohair teddy bear making and found my niche in the paper crafting world. I have been scrapbooking and paper crafting for approximately 14 years. To be a Graphic 45 Ambassador has been a paper craft goal of mine since the introduction of the program. I love all things graphic 45 and have a serious addiction to their wonderful products. They are very versatile and have a fabulous colour palette. I am expanding my skills continuously and involvement within the industry here in australia and I look forward to sharing my love of graphic 45 over the coming year. I love to share my joy of Graphic 45 products on social media so hope to see you around.  Please have a look at my blog down under crafter."

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"How many crafters have a multitude of photos on the computer. I have a box with lots of printed ones as well. I found a collection of photos of my son jacob and I wanted a display where I could change the picture from time to time. So made a slide frame and mounted the photos in pairs and of course there had to be a box on there somewhere. I also decided to try the same project with a few spare wedding photos. I really love the way every Graphic 45 collection can be used for my projects even if am replicating the same design.

Tip: Layer fussy cut images from the Graphic 45 papers vertically to create dimension and depth. Ensure there is a slight overlap to create uniformity of the images.

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Supply List

Graphic 45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition
12 x 12 Papers : School Days
: happy Go Lucky
: Building Blocks
: Calico cut aparts
: Games and Playtime
: The three R’s
: Alphabet soup
: Grammar School
Graphic 45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition Chipboard
Graphic 45  Claw feet
Graphic 45 Mon Amour 12 x 12 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Mon Amour 8 x 8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Mon Amour 6 x 6 Patterns and solids
Graphic 45 Mon Amour Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 Mon Amour Chipboard 1
Graphic 45 Mon Amour Chipboard 2
Construction Chipboard
Flowers
Metal findings

"When I first received my enchanted forest papers in the post I was drawn to the shield images and I thought what great shape for a constructed project. Combining this with my love of box projects, the enchanted forest shield was born. I hid a little mini album inside that I filled with pictures of my youngest son Benjamin.

Tip #1 Do you enjoy altered art or constructed projects. Graphic 45 matchbook boxes make great platforms to for these type of projects.


Tip #2 When matting you mini album pages with your favorite Graphic 45 papers try only adhering the edges and create a pocket to fit a graphic 45 artist trading tag.

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Check out How to Make a Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Mini Album by Andrew Roberts on Snapguide.  

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Supply List

Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest 12 x 12 Papers : Enchanted forest

: Sumptuous Floral
: Gilded Grandeur
: Dazzling Damsel
: Brilliant Gem
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Chipboard One
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Chipboard Two
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Journaling and Ephemera Cards
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest 8 x 8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest 6 x 6 Patterns and Solids
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 Altered Art Matchbook box
Graphic 45 Artist Trading Tags Black
Kraft Cardstock
Black cardstock
Metal findings
Cinch Wire
Chipboard

 

"We often scrap or craft many projects and albums that showcase family and friends. But it’s fun sometimes to take the challenge and make a project that requires us to look at ourselves. I kept this project simple. I love the clean lines and hoped it would  inspire new crafters. There is two snapguides associated with this project. I am going to use this to keep a diary style record of the words and thoughts that describe my style.

Tip: Have you thought of making a mini album as tribute to your design style. A keepsake that represents part of or the continuation of your creative journey."

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Check out How to Alter a Graphic 45 Box With Graphic 45 City Scapes by Andrew Roberts on Snapguide.  

Andrew's Snapguide Tutorial

 


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Check out How to Create a Graphic 45 Cityscapes Mini Album by Andrew Roberts on Snapguide.  

Andrew's Cityscapes Mini Album Snapguide


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Supply List

Graphic 45 Cityscapes 12 x 12 patterned papers : Cityscapes
: Map the past
: Global Odyssey
: Street of Dream
: Well Travelled
: Passport to the world
: Crossroads
: Grand tour
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 Cityscapes 6 x 6 Patterns and Solids
Graphic 45 Cityscapes 8 x 8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Chipboard 1
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Chipboard 2
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Journaling and Ephemera cards
Graphic 45 5 x 5 Mixed Media Box Black
Flowers
Kraft Cardstock
Assorted Metal Findings

Now, we celebrate the magical work of Clare Charvill from the UK!

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"I‘m a self-confessed craftaholic and live in the centre of the UK with my two fabulous boys.

I’ve crafted with different mediums all my life, and found a new interest in paper-crafting back in 2011.  After a lot of searching I came across a vintage style of papers that inspired me and made my first projects. Curtain Call, Le Cirque and Communique (the first time round) got me totally hooked on Graphic 45 and I’ve been inspired by and crafting with their fabulous products ever since. I started blogging and sharing my projects with likeminded crafters in mid 2011, joined the G5 DT in 2012 and have had the pleasure of representing this prestigious paper crafting brand at workshops and retreats across the UK and on UK Craft TV ever since.  I’m really looking forward to being part of this fabulous family and hugely talented team again this year and sharing my creativity with you all ☺ ~Clare"

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"I’m really excited to have been invited to continue as an Ambassador for Graphic 45.  I’m a total addict and inspiration for my projects always comes from their stunning paper collections.  Thank you Diane, Charee and Aimee.

As crafters we spend lots of time crafting projects for others so I decided to create one that you could make and keep for yourself and chose the timeless ‘A Ladies Diary’ collection to alter it in.

Part of the brief was to include a photo of ourselves in our project, mine sits in the frame on the lid of the box surrounded by fussy cut flowers and stickers from the collection.

I chose pink and brown as the main colours for the project and paper pieces the gorgeous clock border into the papers on the base of the box.  I paper pieced the spotty paper and borders together for the box sides , added the large sticker mounted on foam pads to the box front and the new mini door plate and keys in the antique finish to the lid for a really vintage look.


We all keep oodles of digital photo’s but it’s always nice to keep a few originals that have special memories attached to them. To store mine I made a photo box with photo wallets for pictures and added a Japanese Stab Bound scrap book and a really fun diary with a shaker front to journal in. Have fun following along with me a make one yourself.  Follow the link below to the tutorial and make one yourself." ~Clare

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How to Make a Shaker Diary Tutorial


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Supply List

A Ladies Diary Deluxe Collectors Edition
Metal Door Plates & Knobs Staples
Metal Claw Feet Staples
Metal Clock Keys Staples
Cor’Dinations Signature 12 x 12 Cardstock in Peach
Alpha Banner-ATC Black
Box and photo frame from my own collection
Chipboard
Black & Cream Card
10mm black Ribbon & Black Twine
Double Sided Tape/Tacky Glue/Foam Pads
UTEE
Metal Chain
5/8” & ½” circle punch

Now, we celebrate the incredible work of Jim, the Gentleman Crafter! Yay!

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"Full of Southern charm, Jim Hankins is truly a Gentleman Crafter!   Known for creating 3-D projects and his use of innovative mixed media techniques, Jim loves to combine the two to make unique functional art.

An avid blogger, YouTube instructor and educator, Jim travels the country monthly teaching classes in person and online reaching out to fellow crafters who share his love of techniques and construction.


Jim’s Motto:  If I can make it you can make it…when you can build a box you can make anything!"

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Download Top Hat Cuckoo PDF File

Download Top Hat Cuckoo SVG File

We have an awesome new contest this week with Cityscapes and G45 Staples including our Metal Brads and Square Tag Album! All you have to do to enter this contest is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page. We will announce a winner on Friday - so enter this great giveaway this week!

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A huge welcome to these incredible Ambassadors! 2016 is going to be such a great year! Help us say hello in the comments below. Thanks for joining us today, G45ers! Have a great Monday!

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

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June 24, 2016

Keep your Stationery Organized with Alexandra Morein

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We can't believe it's already the last day of 2016 Design Team introductions! We have an amazing artist closing out our warm welcomes to the Design Team. Alexandra Morein from Singapore has such a knack for unique altered art in incredible geometric shapes! You will love all the work she has to share with us today. Prepare to leave inspired! Let's let Alexandra introduce herself, and don't forget to stay until the end of the blog to see who won this week's blog contest!

 

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"Hello dear Graphic 45 fans!

My name is Alexandra, I’m 36, a happily married wife and a mother of 2 little girls.

I was born in Ukraine, but at the age of 20 moved with my family to Israel.  In 2013 my husband got a job in Singapore, to where we relocated and have been living until now.

I guess that my ‘creative career’ started here, in Singapore, where I turned to a housewife and could devote myself to family, kids and crafting. For that I’m extremely thankful to my dear husband, who always supports and encourages me.

I love to create boxes of different shapes and styles, they have been my love since I can remember myself and since I learned to hold scissors and use glue. I enjoy the process of constructing from paper, it’s a true magic when out of plain & flat sheets of chipboard come out dimensional things. And it’s better for them to be functional too, right!?

I hope you will enjoy my projects and find them inspiring.

 

You can find me here:

Blog – http://clayguana.blogspot.sg

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ClayGuana/

Pinterest – https://www.pinterest.com/clayguana/

YouTube –  https://www.youtube.com/user/MsProportion/videos

I chose a few favorite projects of mi ne created with the papers From Graphic 45, which I would like to share with you today:


The first one is a suitcase mini album, created with the Graphic 45 Kraft Reflections collection. The structure of the mini album is rather simple - I used envelopes for creating the pages and added craft card stock for the photo mats. The ‘Kraft Reflections’ collection must be one of my favorites, its vintage look and feel are captivating.

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Paper: Kraft Reflections  12X12 paper pad
Dies: Tim Holtz, La-La Land Crafts
Stamps: Stampendous, Stempelglede, Stampers Anonymous, Prima
Punches: EK Success

"The second project that I would like to share is a gift set, which consists of a chipboard hexagon box (created from scratch) and a few cards. I used the wonderful “Time To Celebrate” collection. I like how it can be used for any occasion and for any celebration.

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Paper: Time To Celebrate 8X8 paper pad
Dies: My Favorite Things, Cheery Lynn, Whimsy Stamps, La-La Land Crafts
Flowers: I Am Roses

The third, is a project created for the final round of the Graphic 45 design team audition – a trunk with a mini album and a stamp holder, kept in the bottom drawer. I was inspired to create this project by one of my father’s vintage stamp holders, which I so liked to flip through when I was a little girl.

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Paper :Cityscapes 12x12 paper pad
Cityscapes 6x6 paper pad
Cityscapes Ephemera card
Cityscapes Chipboard
Cityscapes Chipboard 2
Dies: La-La Land Crafts

To finish off this presentation, I have a new project to share with you – it’s a desk stationery organizer, created with the colorful and beautiful “Enchanted Forest” collection. The organizer has a compartment for post-it notes, a drawer for an eraser, paper clips or other small stuff, as well as an additional compartment for holding pens or a notebook (like the one that you see at the pictures below).

I created this desk stationery organizer for my craft room using the Enchanted Forest paper collection. Besides the compartment for the post-it notes and a drawer for the paper clips, I wanted to add pen holders to the sides, but the initial design has undergone some changes and here is the outcome:

Tip 1:

When working on a 3d project, prepare the hinge strips ahead of time, and cut them down to the needed size while working.

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Don’t glue anything down until you are perfectly sure that it fits in size.

Tips 3:

The more details - the better. Use your scraps to cut out even more elements for finishing off and embellishing your project.

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Supply List

Black Cardstock
Enchanted Forest 12X12 Paper Pad
Enchanted Forest 8X8 Paper Pad
Enchanted Forest 6X6 Paper Pad
Enchanted Forest Chipboard 2
DIY Craft Paper Typography and Type Numbers
Artist Trading Tags Black
ATC Red Policy Envelopes
Ornate Metal Key Holes
Ornate Metal Keys
Ornate Metal Label Holder
Other Metal Embellishments from my stash

Let's announce this week's blog winner! Our randomly chosen winner is....

-Lynn GauthierSuch awesome, bold and gorgeous details. Love every use of each piece. Fabulous work!!!

Congratulations, Lynn! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize pack pictured below. Many thanks to everyone who took part this week!

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Weren't these projects amazing? Join us in welcoming Alexandra and the whole new Design Team in the comments below! Next week, we introduce our amazing Ambassadors and more! Have a wonderful weekend, G45ers!

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family
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June 20, 2016

4 Projects in an Elegant Vintage Style with Nico Scrap!

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We are so excited to welcome Nico Scrap from Italy today! He is such an awesome addition to our 2016 Design Team. His unique style will absolutely wow you. He takes vintage next level. He has some great tutorials for you today and four great projects to show you his incredible style.  We also have a new great giveaway this week, so make sure to stay until the end of the blog. Let's let Nico take it away - tell us more about yourself, Nico!

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"I’m Niccolò but all my friends calls me Nico. I live in a little city in the north of Italy, near the super famous city of love...Venice!

I’m in love with mixed media, cardmaking, scrapbooking and almost everything that concern the use of papers. I’m a vintage lover, i love to go in vintage shops and dicover new things that can be altered or upcycled. I’m also a steampunk addicted and everything that has a gear on, it must be mine!

Now, i hope you will enjoy my creations for graphic45 and i really can’t wait to start this amazing new adventure."

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Nico shares 3 of his favorite projects today. First, he shares these outstanding distressed frames!

Bunch of Frames, Botanicabella, Tutorial by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

 

Nico's Video Tutorial for these Great Frames!

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Graphic 45 Botanicabella 12 x 12 Paper Collection
Graphic 45 Botanicabella Chipboards
Graphic 45 Botanicabella Stickers
Sizzix Bigz Dies
Vintage Frames in different shapes
Metal embellishments
Paper Flowers
Ribbons
Gel Medium
Black Gesso
Mini Resin Frame
Hot Glue Gun
Brown Lace

Now, enjoy this amazing Botanicabella tag from Nico!

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Graphic 45 Botanicabella 12 x 12 Paper Collection
Sizzix Bigz Die
Metal embellishments
Ribbons
Gel Medium
Black Gesso
Mini Resin Frame
Hot Glue Gun
Brown Lace

Wow, this canvas is full of glorious detail and stunning imagery!

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Graphic 45 Botanicabella 12 x 12 Paper Collection
Canvas
Metal embellishments (keys)
Printed Washi Tape
Gel Medium
Black Gesso
Resin Frame
Hot Glue Gun
Heat embossing gun
Paper Flowers
Bronze Glitters
Sentiment stamps

We love this altered box below from Nico. Check out the clever way he uses our Metal Key Staples and turns them into butterflies! Love!

"I love creating vintage projects and when i’ve seen this amazing Vintage box in a Scrapbooking store in italy I fell in love and I thought it would be amazing for my first project as a Graphic45 Design Team. I wanted to make it in a elegant vintage style so i decided to fancy cut a lot of these Graphic45 butterflies adn put them around the frame! "

My vintage box, Botanicabella, Tutorial by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

 

Nico's Video Tutorial

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My vintage box, Botanicabella, Tutorial by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 1

Supply List

Graphic 45 Botanicabella 12 x 12 Paper Collection
Vintage box
Metal embellishments (keys)
Black washi tape
Gel Medium
Black Gesso
Resin Frame
Hot Glue Gun
Heat embossing gun

This week we are giving an incredible prize pack with Children's Hour, our Ivory Mixed Media Album, and Petaloo flowers! All you have to do to win is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page. We will announce a winner this Friday, so make sure to take part this week! What will you create with this awesome prize pack?

(1) Children's Hour, Mixed Media Album Graphic 45 & Petaloo Prize

Thanks so much for joining us to welcome Nico Scrap! Isn't his work incredible? Give him a warm welcome in the comments below. We can't wait to see what else he'll create for us this year!

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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June 17, 2016

Use Your Favorite Collection to Create Like Marina BlauKitchen!

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Hello All! Welcome to the blog this Friday where we introduce the amazing Marina BlauKitchen to the Design Team this year! You will love Marina's incredible use of layers and fussy cutting to create incredible 3D art! Her work will absolutely blow you away. We are so excited to introduce you all to her fabulous work! She shares three of her favorite Graphic 45 projects today, then a great project to inspire your #UniquelyYou submission! She even has a tutorial so you can try her idea too. Now, let's let Marina introduce herself:

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"Hi everyone! my name is Marina and Blaukitchen is my blog. I live in a small village in the mountains in the surroundings of Sierra Calderona Natural Park, but my work as manager in a Dermatological Center is located in the city  of Valencia, a city in the east coast of Spain, world famous city for the “paella” and the festivity of “Las Fallas”.

I’ve been married to Juan for 32 years and we have two daugthers Marina (29 years old) and Paty (25 years old). The little one is going to be married next year, I can’t believe it!

We love nature and animals and have two dogs, Paul & Yaky and a cat, Cookie. I like reading, cruising, gardening, baking and of course scrapbooking!

I remember the day my father bought my first scissors. Love fussy cutting and make paper layers, love dimension and projects starting from zero. Love to create pretty things and enjoy every project.

I am very proud to be part of the Graphic 45 design team. G45 has always been my favorite brand so I cannot feel happiest than I am right now.

Thank you so much and congrats to everyone!"

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We love how Marina creates a castle for her crafting tools! How fun is this??

"Does somebody tell you need a castle to save all your scrapbooking tools? Here it is, perfect to keep all in order.

I designed this tool holder  with the fantasy of Enchanted Forest Collection.

It is a four sided holder with seven sections for pencils or scrapbooking tools. One of the sections is less deep than the others for the storage of little tools.


Tip: Use a pencil to reshape and curve some  little pieces of cutting paper. It provides motion and life to the figures."

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Castle tool holder Enchanted Forest by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 10

Supply List Enchanted Forest Project

#4501338 Enchanted Forest 2
#4501343 Enchanted Forest Brilliant Gem 3
#4501345 Enchanted Forest Medieval Splendor 2
#4501341 Enchanted Forest Exquisite Epoch 2
#4501339 Enchanted Forest Sumptuous Floral 1
#4501342 Enchanted Forest Dazzling Damsel 1
#4501344 Enchanted Forest Gallant Knight 1
#4500548 Antique metal door pull (one piece)
#1/45250 Petaloo vintage velvet dogwood red
#1837-056 Petaloo Forguetmenots arobinegg blue
#1837-053 Petaloo Forguetmenots antique beige
#1452-001 Petaloo Dalias
3 cardboard 12x12"

Now, enjoy this gorgeous jewelry box using Voyage Beneath the Sea!


"Each collection gives me a magic vision and this one named Voyage Beneath the Sea took me to the sea with its vibrant colors and characters. I knew it would be perfect to make a project to save brilliant and special things.

So I made a box with two drawers and another vertical piece with a door and little sections to place earings and rings.


TIP: Before  starting the project look carefully each paper to make the best use of each design. Maybe you’ll find the inspiration you need!"

Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Jewelry Case Voyage Beneath the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1

Supply list Voyage Beneath the Sea

3 Steampunk Splash #4501323
3 Deep Blue Dreams #4501334
1 Voyage Beneath the Sea #4501320
3 Aquatic Passage #4501321
1 Ocean Quest #4501326
1 Neptune's Adventure #4501325
1 Wild Wild Waves #4501327
Petaloo Dalias #28676
4 cardboard 12x12
Some shells and metal embellishments

This Cityscapes album is a masterpiece! We love this! Perfect for all those special travels.

"When I had this collection in my hands I can only think about travels and how to make a singular project to sabe our memories.

The cover is full of depth  and I had a good time of fussy cutting. I wanted to express a way to get into the album through the perspective.

In the inside you will find a place for each picture, maps or travel memories you want to save.

Tip: you can get more depth curling little  pieces of cardstock and sticking them at different levels and layers."

Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12

Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo

Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo



Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo

Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12


Travel Album City Scapes by Marina Blaukitchen, Product by Graphic 45 Photo 12

Supply list Cityscapes

3 Cityscapes #4501302
2 Crossroads #4501308
2 Well Traveled #4501306
2 Grand Tour #4501309
2 Passport to the World #4501307
2 Map the Past #4501303
2 Street of Dreams #4501305
1 Global Odyssey #4501304
City Scapes Chipboard #4501315
City Scapes Cardstock, Tags and Pockets #4501313
Metal embellishments, ribbon and flowers
3 cardboard 12x12


This idea for our #UniquelyYou assignment for our Design Team is amazing! Learn how to make a shadowbox Layout with her great tutorial below!

"I made a Layout in a box using 12” x 12” By the Sea Collection. I choosed a photo of myself onboard while visiting Norway.
I tried to give deepth and integrate the photo into the sea scene matching the horizon lines of both, picture and paper.

It is one of my favorites collections.

Tip:  Use a pencil to curl cut out pieces for extra volume."

LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1

Check out How to Make a LO Box by Marina Blaukitchen on Snapguide.  

Marina's LO Box Snapguide


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 1

LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10


LO Box By the Sea by Marina Blaukitchen Graphic45 WMphoto 10

Supply list:

#4500900 By the Sea Beach Comber 1
#4500903 By the Sea My Anchor 1
#4500899 By the Sea 2
#4500904 By the Sea Pier 45 1
3 cardboard 12x12”
1 cardstock 12x12”
#1257208 Petaloo mixed texture layers Apricot
#1257212 Petaloo textu red Blossoms Red
#588052 Gypsy cord Neptun Prima Marketing
2 Brads
Tulle ivory
Ribbon and Distress Stain inks

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

-Janell Wyman: Welcome Kathy! Your projects are gorgeous.Welcome Kathy! Your projects are gorgeous.
Alice in Wonderland? My favorite movie. This paper pack will be great to make Halloween cards

Congratulations, Janell! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize pictured below. Thanks for entering our contest this week, G45ers!


(1) Hallowe'en in Wonderland Prize $30 Value

Thank you for joining us for another week of incredible inspiration for our new Design Team! Next week, the fun continues, so make sure to join us this weekend and Monday for some fun shares!

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family


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June 13, 2016

Kathy Clement Shares How Creativity Takes Courage

Creativity Takes Courage Layout Typography Tutorial by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1 

We are so very excited to introduce Kathy Clement to the 2016 Design Team this year! She has been a G45er for quite some time and we're sure you've seen her projects on our Facebook page. Well, now she's on the team and she has absolutely beauties in store for us today! She has so many great ideas, tips, tricks, and tutorials. You will love getting to know Kathy better! Also, stay until the end of the blog when we announce our new blog giveaway this week. Take it away, Kathy:

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"My name is Kathy, and I am addicted to beautiful paper…. and stamps, and embellishments, and paint and everything involved with the wide, wonderful world of creativity!  I’ve been married to my loving and supportive husband Dale for 40 years and live in the beautiful state of North Carolina.  We are parents to 5 amazing grown children: 3 handsome boys and 2 strong, independent girls.  We also have 3 beautiful granddaughters who seem to have inherited my penchant for paper!  I created my first card when I was about 4, using my Doodle Pad and Crayola crayons.  As a sickly child, I passed many hours making little cards and gifts for family and friends.  For most of my adult life I was too busy raising children, caring for our home, volunteering, homeschooling and helping with our family business to play with paper but when I found myself an “empty nester” I rediscovered my love for creating and began making little gifts for friends and family.  Lo and behold, the recipients began asking me to create for their friends and family and before I knew it, my business, Kathy by Design was born.  A few years into my journey, I stumbled upon an amazing opportunity to design custom souvenir menus for BMW executive banquets held all over the world (yes, the automaker). When I started my blog in 2013, I began to audition for design team positions and through that venture, found new friends who have challenged me, supported me and inspired me to grow, try new things and spread my creative wings.  My hobby has turned into a full time business, and most days find me happy as a clam at high tide, working in my home studio. I had no idea that this creative, exciting and fulfilling time lay ahead of me when I opened my first box of Crayola Crayons.  I’m excited to share my creative journey with all of you, and thank you for being such wonderful companions along the way."

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First, Kathy will share 3 of her favorite G45 projects! Enjoy these awesome ideas:

"I love everything about playing with paper, but cards are my absolute favorite creations.   I love to pull images, patterns and embellishments together to make a card that will bring joy to the heart of the recipient.  This very feminine card made with A Ladies’ Diary features a monochromatic color palette.  Because monochromatic cards are made with varying hues of the same color, you can layer a lot of different patterns together and still achieve a harmonious composition.  It’s also fun to add lots of dimension with foam adhesive.  Add texture with ribbons, lace, flowers and embellishments. Inking all the edges with Tea Dye Distress Ink served to anchor the design. Surprise the recipient by dressing up the inside of the card with a gift card pocket, tiny post card, fussy cut details and more pretty paper layers. The end result is an elegant card that will become a keepsake for years to come.


Designer tip: Keep the focal image from floating off the page by placing it within a frame.  This frame was made by die cutting 3 separate layers.  The top layer is made with printed paper from A Ladies’ Diary.  The other two layers are cardstock.  I used foam dimensionals to join the 3 frames together, then placed the image in such a way that part of it peeks out of the frame.

A Ladies' Diary Monochromatic Card by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


A Ladies' Diary Monochromatic Card by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


A Ladies' Diary Monochromatic Card by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


A Ladies' Diary Monochromatic Card by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


A Ladies' Diary Monochromatic Card by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1

Supply List

A Ladies’ Diary 12 x 12 Paper Collection:
Moment in Time
Delicate Details
Timeless Memoir
La Gazette
Lasting Impression
A Ladies’ Diary Chipboard Tag
A Ladies’ Diary Sticker Sheet
A Ladies’ Diary 8x8 Paper Collection:
Ageless Beauty
1 ½” wide Ivory Crochet Lace
Ivory Burlap String
White Seam Binding
Tea Dye Distress Ink
Tim Holtz Thinlits Die Doily 1
Tim Holtz Bigz Die Ornate Frame #2
Petaloo Burlap Blossom
Tattered Angels Crushed Shells Glimmer Mist
Cream Cardstock
Sentiment Stamp (Fiskars Simple Thoughts/Laughter)
Foam Dimensionals
⅜” circle punch

"As the old song says, “Everybody Loves a Baby,” and the bright primary colors, vintage images and sweet patterns in Graphic 45’s Mother Goose Collection make it a natural for a baby themed mini album.  While cleaning my studio, I found a rather large stack of 4” x 5.5” white card bases and thought to myself, “You ought to do something with these.”  A few sketches later, I had designed this interactive mini album that’s loaded with pockets and fold downs and tags.  The design was so popular with my followers, that I did a step out tutorial that showed how to build the album base, binding and cover.  You can find the link HERE.

Mother Goose Mini Album 01]


Mother Goose Mini Album 01


Mother Goose Mini Album 01

Mother Goose Album no watermark 04


Mother Goose Album no watermark 04


Mother Goose Album no watermark 04


Mother Goose Album no watermark 04


Mother Goose Album no watermark 04


Mother Goose Album no watermark 04


Mother Goose Album no watermark 04


Mother Goose Album no watermark 04

Supply List

Graphic 45 Mother Goose Collection:
6x6 Patterns & Solids
8x8 Papers:
Mother Goose
Ring Around the Rosies
Checkers
Nursery Rhymes
Spot On
Storytime
Humpty Dumpty
A Pocketful of Posies
Playful Postage
Sunshine Stripe
Twinkle Little Star
12x12 Papers:
Little Boy Blue
Checkers
Mother Goose Chipboard 1 & 2
Mother Goose Tags and Pockets
Mother Goose Sticker Sheet

Other Products:
Several 4″ x 5.5″ white card bases.  I used 10 in this album.  And if you don’t have card    bases, just cut your white cardstock to the correct size, score and fold.  I just happened to find a huge stack of card bases in the Closet of Shame when I was purging it.
Really Reasonable Ribbon:
Red Swiss Dots Satin
Yellow Plaid
natural Burlap String

"When a nasty respiratory virus was making its rounds, I thought it would be nice  to make a little get well pocket card to cheer up a sick friend. I love to make cards with pockets, but I’d never made a tag with a pocket before, so I thought I would give it a go.  The Large Ivory Album tag is a nice, sturdy tag, and it was sized just right to hold a pocket pack of facial tissues.  From there, I got the idea to tuck in a tea bag and honey stick to create a little get well ensemble.. The color palette of World’s Fair is so cheery and the images are so happy, I knew they’d be the perfect vehicle to carry out the idea.  (Besides, the tissue pack and tea bags I had in my kitchen were a good color match.)  A few sketches later, I had the mechanics figured out, and was on my way to creating a bright, uplifting Get Well Pocket Tag..  I liked the finished product so much that I decided to submit it as my Graphic 45 First Round Audition Tutorial.  If you’d like to make one yourself, just follow this easy SnapGuide tutorial.

World's Fair Get Well Pocket 01

Check out How to Make a Graphic 45 World's Fair Get Well Pocket by Kathy Clement on Snapguide.  

Kathy's Get Well Pocket Tutorial


World's Fair Get Well Pocket 01

Supply List

Staples Large Ivory Tag
World’s Fair 6x6 Patterned Papers
8x8 World’s Fair Papers:
World’s Fair
Mind Over Matter
Exposition Expo
Balloon Bouquet
Wonder Works
World’s Fair Chipboard 2
World’s Fair Ephemera Pack
Really Reasonable Ribbon Natural Burlap String
Really Reasonable Ribbon Turquoise Glitz Ribbon
Pocket Pack Facial Tissue
Honey Spoon (from your health food store)
Bigelow Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea
Petaloo Flowers:
Blue Velvet Lilacs
Antique Gold Wild Roses
Gold Glitter Star Pack
Dimensional Foam
Scoring Tool
Ruler, Scissors, Glue

We love how Kathy shares how to be #UniquelyYou! You'll love this tutorial and idea from the creative Kathy.

"The Typography collection stole my heart the minute I laid eyes on it!  The wonderful scripts, bold colors, artsy images and uplifting sentiments are just my style!  When we were asked to create a project that defines us, there was no question in my mind that I would be working with this inspiring collection.   

Since my vintage style uses lots of layers, color and detail, I was sure to include these in the design.  I also love to incorporate fun embellishments, ribbons and bodacious flower clusters in my work, so you’ll find those here, too.  Finally, I love interactive elements, so I created a secret pocket for a Staples Regular Tag that opens to reveal a sentiment that perfectly expresses my values and feelings.  This layout is truly “me on a page.”  I hope you find it inspiring, and enjoy viewing it as much as I enjoyed creating it!

Designer Tips:

1. Draw the eye to your main image by creating a custom frame.  I used my craft knife to cut out the center portion of this Typography frame, then inserted my own picture inside.  

2. Tell your story!  The stamps that surround the framed photo were specifically chosen to commemorate my journey.  In 2016, I was chosen to be on the G45 Design team, so that’s what the 1 and 6 stamps represent.  It was my 3rd audition, and that’s what the 3 represents.  And, the 45 is self-explanatory.  This is a fun way to capture special dates.

3. Use what you have.  I pulled my grungiest paint brushes out, bundled them with twine and used them as a fun embellishment on the page.

4. When cutting with a craft knife, if you use a glass mat beneath your paper, you’ll get a very clean cut.  If you don’t have a glass mat, use the glass from an old photo frame.  Just wrap the edges with masking tape so you don’t cut yourself."

Creativity Takes Courage Layout Typography Tutorial by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1

Check out How to Create a Graphic 45 Typography Mixed Media Layout by Kathy Clement on Snapguide.  

Kathy's Snapguide Tutorial


Creativity Takes Courage Layout Typography Tutorial by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Creativity Takes Courage Layout Typography Tutorial by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Creativity Takes Courage Layout Typography Tutorial by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Creativity Takes Courage Layout Typography Tutorial by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1


Creativity Takes Courage Layout Typography Tutorial by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1

Supply List

Typography: 12x12, 8x8, Chipboard, Pockets and Tags
Staples Regular Tag Album, Ornate Metal Key, clothespin
Petaloo Flowers
Peacock Feathers
Distress Ink: Vintage Photo, Black Soot, Mowed Lawn, Broken China, Spiced Marmalade
Ranger Vintaj Patina Verdigris, Moss
Zing Glitter Finish Embossing Powder, Copper, Green
Gypsy Soul Chipboard Renata Layered Flourish
Stampendous Spoonful of Rust Embossing Enamel
Rusty Hinge Distress Paint
Cajun Craze Cardstock
Copper Foil Cardstock
Cyan Cardstock
Really Reasonable Ribbon Copper Glitz Ribbon, Antique Gold Netting, Seam Binding, burlap string, turquoise bling
Versamark Embossing Ink
Metal corner
3 old paintbrushes
Spatter brush and mister bottle filled with water
Heat Gun, Foam Dimensionals, Scor-Tape, Glue Gun, Non-Stick Craft Sheet

Guess what? Hallowe'en in Wonderland is our giveaway this week! This prize pack is worth $30 and comes with 2 of each 12 double-sided sheets and the pictured stickers and chipboard. This will be so much fun to create with! All you need to do to win is to comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page. We'll announce a winner on Friday, June 17. So, make sure to enter now!

(1) Hallowe'en in Wonderland Prize $30 Value

Help us welcome Kathy in the comments below! We are so excited to kick off another great week full of designer introductions. This is one awesome team! Enjoy this great week!

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

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