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Sep 12, 2014 5:00:00 AM

The Petaloo & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 5

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We cannot believe the last day of the Petaloo International and Graphic 45 Blog Hop is here! What a fun week it has been. Today, we have FOUR amazing projects that will leave you with heaps of inspiration to last you through the weekend! Andrew Roberts, Katie Zoey Ho, Keri Sallee, and Nadya Lifa show off their talents with amazing projects for Halloween. We are so in love with Petaloo's products, and so glad we got to join our friends for this grand blog hop. Make sure to go tell Petaloo "THANKS!" for a great week (their blog link is at the end of this post). Let's jump in to the blog hop fun!

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You still have the weekend to enter to win this great prize pack of Petaloo flowers and trim and An Eerie Tale goodies worth $55! All you have to do is comment here on the blog and on Petaloo's blog. We will announce the winner here on the blog on Monday, September 15. Enjoy!

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Andrew shows off his amazing altered art and layering skills on these fun lanterns topped brilliantly with Petaloo flowers!

"Halloween is not a big time of celebration here in Australia, so it was fun to be able to create a project for this time of year. I love using Steampunk Spells and An Eerie Tale is fast becoming a favorite. I was inspired to create a project that could be used in different locations as part of holiday decor.

Tip: Dont be afraid to cut specific sections and images from the papers to help define the theme of your project." ~Andrew

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Love the different colors on both of these amazing lanterns!


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Supply List

Supply List Steampunk spells version
Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells 8x8 paper pad
Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells 6x6 patterns and solids
Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells Cardstock stickers
Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells Flowers
Petaloo Botanical Collection Faux Dried Minis grey/blue purple/green
Heavy weight chip board
Medium weight chip board
Wooden Bingo Chips
Black Soot Distress ink
Steampunk Spells
An Eerie Tale Version
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 12x12 Paper : wicked whimsy
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Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 8x8 paper pad
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 6x6 patterns and solids
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale Flowers
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale Alphabet cardstock stickers
Petaloo Textured Elements mini blossoms black
Petaloo Botanica Collection Chantilly Mixed Sienna
Heavy weight chip board
Medium weight chip board
Wooden Bingo Chips
Black Soot Distress ink

Katie shares the most beautiful altered birdcage using An Eerie Tale and Petaloo flowers. Wow!

"Whimsical birdcage with vines of pumpkins especially grown for all sorts of concoctions… Low and behold!!! Beware of that tiny magical bird that sits proudly insides the cage… He’s the master of wishing spells and brews spells for anyone who wish for it... Beware of what you wish for, your wish may be granted in the wrong way…

This birdcage stands at ~7” tall and took me a day to re-paint, colour and seal the cage before I could embellish. Everything has to be taken in caution as I could only work within such a small area. What’s inside the base of the cage houses the various ingredients (mainly pumpkins!!) the magical bird will need to brew wishing spells..." ~Katie

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Supply List

An Eerie Tale 8” x 8” Paper Pad
An Eerie Tale Alphabet Stickers
Glitter Swirls Chipboards
Prima Crystals & Trinkets
Metal Birdcage
Magical Bird
Angel’s Wings
Brass Metal Chain
Pumpkin Pods
Mini Glass Vial
Toothpicks
Feathers
Other Magical Wonders (Fern Garlands, Bird Nest, Wishing Bones, Bat, Spells Wonders Recipes, Scripts and more pumpkins)
Petaloo Flowers (Botanica Floral Ephemera in Pistachio, Berry Clusters and Textured Elements Mini Blossoms in Black)

We LOVE this tutorial from Keri on how to make these amazing mini albums using just one sheet of 12x12 paper. This is a tutorial we are sure you will use, G45ers! Take it away, Keri:

"Party Time! When we were given the assignment to think Halloween party themed projects, I knew I wanted to do something simple that could be used as an activity during a party.


This project of turning a single sheet of 12x12 paper into a mini album is a simple and inexpensive activity for any kind of party.


Just a few folds and few embellishments and your party-goers have a beautiful project to take home.

Petaloo flowers and trim are easy ways to add beauty to your albums without spending a lot of time."~Keri

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Keri's Video Tutorial


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 Supply List

 Graphic 45 “An Eerie Tale” 12 x 12 Paper
Enchantment
Grand Illusion
Graphic 45 “An Eerie Tale” Tags and Pockets
Graphic 45 “An Eerie Tale” Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 Ornate Metal Keys
Graphic 45 Ornate Metal Keyholes
Graphic 45 Washi Tape Set
Petaloo Crochet Fancy Trim-Black
Petaloo Crochet Fancy Trim-Green
Petaloo Botanical Blooms-Lavender/Purple
Petaloo Spring, Berry Cluster-Lavender/Purple
Petaloo Mixed Texture Mini Blossoms-Black
Hot Glue Gun
Therm-o-web-3-D white foam adhesive strips
Zip Dry-Beacon
Ranger Distressed Ink-
Black Soot
Peeled Paint
Spiced Marmalade

Last but certainly not least, Nadya creates the most magical altered shoe. A fairy tale truly came alive in this whimsical project! She even has a tutorial so you can make your own. Amazing!

"Would you like to go in the attic of a witch? I wonder what she will prepare for autumn decoration to Halloween? Maybe a love potion or a bottles with fears ? And maybe a box with the predictions? However, there is hardly to witch to find a beautiful box for predictions and  she will make something incredible !!! She (not without magic) will make a vase for the prediction from old shoe. I'm sure this shoe will be popular and  all the magicians and wizards want to create it for Halloween!!! Want a recipe for shoe with the predictions? I have it!"~ Nadya

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Check out How to Create a Halloween Mixed-Media Decor Shoe by Nadya Tana Lifa on Snapguide.  

Nadya's Snapguide Tutorial Link


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Supply List

Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 8x8 Pad
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale Tags & Pockets
Petaloo Flowers
Old Shoe
Acrilyc Paints
Textures & Masks
Ranger Mists

Keep on hopping along! Make sure to visit Petaloo's blog to enjoy this last day of beautiful blooms and gorgeous projects:

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Hop Over to Petaloo's Blog!

We have had the best week with Petaloo. We just love our good friends at this wonderful company - share on our Facebook page if you make beautiful Graphic 45 projects with Petaloo flowers! As you can see, they perfectly match our papers. Many thanks to all the talented designers who shared projects this week. We are so glad you joined us, everyone! See you next week with the winner announcement and more inspiration!

Happy Papercrafting,

Graphic 45

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

Sep 11, 2014 5:00:00 AM

The Petaloo & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 4

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It's Day Four of our Petaloo International and Graphic 45 Blog Hop! There are so many great home decor ideas from our Design Team today. Miranda Edney, Donna Espiritu, and Lori Williams knock their projects out of the park. Petaloo flowers are so beautiful and are the perfect embellishment for every single project, as varied and unique as they all are. Don't forget to scroll all the way down to get to Petaloo's blog link. What a great day this will be!

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Have you entered our blog hop contest yet? You could win this prize pack of An Eerie Tale and Petaloo flowers and trim worth $55! Just comment here on the blog and on Petaloo's blog. Easy, fun, and a beautiful prize could await you at the end!

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Today, Miranda will WOW you with a perfect autumn terrarium. She even has a Snapguide for her great 3D Mushrooms. Absolutely beautiful!

"Lately I have been obsessed with miniature little scenes (thank my teammie Nichola for this!) So I wanted to create a little one inside of this terrarium glass. It was SUPER EASY! I have a snapguide on making your own little 3d mushrooms as well! All you need is pencil, paper, scissors and glue! The Petaloo flowers just pulled everything together so well! And well the colors match up perfectly! Hope you all like this, hugs!" ~Miranda

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Check out How to Make a 3d Paper Mushroom. by Miranda Edney on Snapguide.  

Miranda's Snapguide Tutorial


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Supply List

An Eerie Tale-Unsolved Mystery
An Eerie Tale-You Bewitch Me
Steampunk Spells-Clockworks
Steampunk Spells-Mechanical Marvels
Steampunk Spells-Witching Hour
Typography-Inscribe
Graphic 45 Staples
Ornate Metal Keys
Ornate Metal Keyhole
Petaloo Flowers
Mixed Textured Layers Yellow
Botanical Blooms Purple
Textured Elements Black
Spring Berry Cluster
Terrarium
Chipboards from various companies
Clay Frame
Miniature Tree
Various Paints

Donna shares an absolutely magical wall hanging using An Eerie Tale. Her fussy cutting is masterful. Take it away, Donna!

"There were several papers in the collection that were dream come true for fussy cutters like me. Even the smallest of prints (like the roses) added great dimension when popped up with foam tape. I created this wooden decor painting the wood with gesso and then purple acrylic paint. After the paint dried, I applied Mod Podge on the surface and started decorating with the fussy cut pieces. I also made a wing out of washi tape adhered on a piece of patterned paper and placed underneath the woman figure, depicting either an angel or a fairy. Up to your imagination! I brushed stickles on some parts like the flowers and some of the fussy cut pieces using my finger. I finished it off with a ribbon attaching it to the back."~Donna

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Supply List:

Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 12x12 papers
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 8x8 papers
Graphic 45 washi tape
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale chipboards
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale stickers
Petaloo flowers Botanica collection Faux dried minis
Petaloo flowers Floral Embellishments Darjeeling Medium Mix
Ribbon
Gesso
Acrylic paint
Mod Podge matte
Stickles
Black ink Adhesives (glue, foam tape)

Wow, we love this idea from Lori for a fun table centerpiece of mantle decoration - so many home decor possibilities.

"Fall is one of my favorite times of year and Halloween falls into that category. I’m not a lover of blood and gore but I certainly am a HUGE FAN of retro cute Halloween. I love all the vintage decorations that are all the rage with their popping color combinations and creepy motifs. Today I created two crystal ball centerpieces and with the help of the Graphic 45’s Eerie Tale and the Petaloo Flowers I think I pulled off that old fashion vibe to a tea. The glass balls were smoked first before I added the stamped transparent images to the center, so they really fool the eye with the illusion of floating images. I can’t wait to start decorating the house because I know these are going to go in the center of my dining room table." ~Lori

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Supply List

12 x12 Eerie Tale
• Wicked Whimsey
8 x 8 Eerie Tale Paper
Fanciful Fable
Grand Illusion
Eerie Tale Flowers
 Eerie Tale Tags and Pockets
Eerie Tale Chipboard 1
Eerie Tale Banners
Staples
• Large Ivory Tag
• Steampunk Spells Stamps
Petaloo Flowers
Other Products Used:
Christmas Balls
Candle/Smoke
Transparency Sheets
Staz-On Ink (Purple)
Hot Glue
Rhinestone Strips
Dries Clear Glue
Zip Dry Glue
Ribbon
Spray Paint
Candle Sticks
 

Keep on hopping along! Make sure to visit Petaloo's blog to see more incredible projects:

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Hop Over to Petaloo's Blog!

We are loving this blog hop. See you tomorrow for our last day of the blog hop - this week has gone too fast! Thanks for joining us today, everyone!

Dreaming of Autumn Beauties,

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

Sep 10, 2014 5:00:00 AM

The Petaloo & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 3

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Are you having fun on the Petaloo International and Graphic 45 Blog Hop? We are having a blast, and can't wait for another day of inspiring autumn decor from our amazing designers from the Petaloo Design Team and ours. What has been your favorite so far? Today, Nichola Battilana, Romy Veul, and Solange Marques share their talents with us. You will adore their projects. There's even a tutorial today! Fun, fun, fun. Don't forget to stay until the end so you can hop on over to Petaloo's blog for more beautiful projects.

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Have you entered yet to win our Petaloo and Graphic 45 Prize Pack worth $55? You could win An Eerie Tale and beautiful Petaloo blooms. Just comment here on the blog and over on Petaloo's blog to win. Have fun!

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Nichola is a lover of Halloween and made the most genius creation using G45 and Petaloo! The Petaloo blooms make this eerily elegant. Take it away, Nichola. 

"I love Halloween. Perhaps part of that love stems from the fact that even grown-ups can play along and enjoy spookiness. Here I’ve created a gift bag that is just the right size for a bottle of something deep dark and red. Perfect for a grown up goodie bag or hostess gift.


The bag was created with two large coffin shapes, 12” tall, cut from An Eerie Tale > Gone Batty. The sides are strips of paper 3.25” wide with additional ½” flaps on either side that adhere the front and back coffin shapes. The bottom of the bag has a double layer to ensure that precious cargo remains safe.

For the handle I’ve attached a length of wide Fancy Trim from Petaloo. This is secured to the front and back of the bag, the ends hidden with embellishments like An Eerie Tale Tags & Pockets, An Eerie Tale Decorative Chipboard and Petaloo’s Burlap Blossoms. I’ve added some Alphabet Sticker Staples to spell out RIP to finish it off… because I’m spooky like that ;)" ~Nichola

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Supply List

 An Eerie Tale > Gone Batty

An Eerie Tale Tags & Pockets
An Eerie Tale Decorative Chipboard

Alphabet Sticker Staples

Petaloo Fancy Trims

Petaloo Burlap Blossoms

Petaloo Mixed Textured Blossoms
Petaloo Spring Berry Clusters

 

Next, Romy shows us how to make the most brilliant door sign using the most fabulous colors. Punctuated beautifully with perfectly matching Petaloo flowers!

 

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An Eerie Tale Door Sign Tutorial

 

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Step 1:

Use a wood door sign as a basis. Cut the same shape from the ‘Grand Illusion’ paper and attach it on top of the door sign.


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Step 2:

Cut out the pattern from the ‘Grand Illusion’ paper from the 8x8 pad and add it on top of the door sign with foamtape.


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Step 3:

Cut out two rectangles from the ‘You Bewitch Me’ and the ‘Grand Illusion’ sheet out of the 8x8 pad. Punch alongside one of the edges of both papers. Use double-sided tape to attach them on top of the other paper layers.


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Step 4:

Cut out two clusters of flowers from the ‘Captivating Characters’ paper. Attach them onto the door sign with tacky glue. Also glue down a die-cut from the Tags & Pockets package on the door sign.


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Step 5:

Cut out two other pairs of flowers from the same paper and add them on top of the flat flowers with foamtape. Also add another die-cut from the Tags & Pockets package and let it partly overlap the other die-cut. Use a resin embellishment to frame your photo and add this on top of the flowers.


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Step 6:

Decorate the middle of the door sign with a metal key and two butterflies, that you can cut out from the Steampunk Spells 8x8 Pad.


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Step 7:

Arrange a few Petaloo flowers around the resin frame.


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Step 8:

Finally, add a couple of the small ‘An Eerie Tale’ flowers, a few pearls and a sentiment sticker to the door sign to finish it off.

 

 

Supply List:

 ‘An Eerie Tale’ Patterned Papers:

 Enchantment

 Captivating Characters

 Grand Illusion

An Eerie Tale 8x8 Pad

 An Eerie Tale Flowers

 An Eerie Tale Tags & Pockets

 An Eerie Tale Cardstock Stickers

 Steampunk Spells 8x8 Pad

 Staples Ornate Metal Keys

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Now, enjoy this most gorgeous lantern by Solange. We love her mix of paper and Petaloo blooms.

 

"I love An Eerie Tale collection and it is perfect to Halloween projects. I made this Halloween lantern, using the flowers cut outs and Petaloo flowers. I used some touches of Acrylic Gesso on cut outs, flowers and on the lantern." ~Solange

 

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What a great fussy cut scene inside this lovely lantern!


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Supply List

Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 12x12 patterned papers:
Unsolved Mystery, Captivating Characters, Abracadabra, Fanciful Fable
Petaloo Botanic Collection Faux Dried Blooms
Petaloo Botanic Collection Faux Dried Minis
Acrylic Gesso

 

Keep on hopping along! Make sure to visit Petaloo's blog to see more beautiful projects from amazing designers:

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Hop Over to Petaloo's Blog!

 

Many thanks to all the talented designers creating for this blog hop. It makes us want to jump into the craft room. Enjoy hopping and see you tomorrow for Day 4!

 

Your Pals in Paper,

 

Graphic 45

 

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

Sep 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM

The Petaloo & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 2

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Welcome to Day 2 of the Petaloo International and Graphic 45 Blog Hop! We are going to have such a fun week with our amazing friends over at Petaloo. Did you enjoy hopping along yesterday? Well, we have another fabulous day of inspiration for you. Stay until the end of the blog to see Petaloo blog's link. We have three projects today by the amazing Tati Scrap, Ginger Ropp, and Ginny Nemchak! You are going to leave these blogs ready for Fall and Halloween!

 

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Don't forget that you have a chance to win this $55 prize pack of Graphic 45 and Petaloo International goodies! All you have to do is comment here and on Petaloo's blog to win. Easy and fun! We will announce a winner on Monday, September 15. Join the blog hop fun!

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First, we have the most gorgeous altered wreath from the brilliant Tati Scrap. Take it away, Tati!

"I have made this Halloween Wreath to decor my home, I have used the fantastic Steampunk Spells papers and fantastic An Eerie Tale!
A brilliant combination with the Petaloo flowers."~Tati Scrap

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Love the fussy cut images amongst the flowers and shapes!


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Supplies:

An Eerie Tale 12x12 papers:

Unsolved Mystery

Run and Hide

You Bewitch Me

An Eerie Tale Decorative Chipboard

An Eerie Tale Flowers

Steampunk Spells 12x12 papers:

Vintage Voyage

Tick-Tock

Nevermore

A piece of green ribbon

Chipboard

Petaloo Flowers

Next, we have the most festive banner from Ginger. We love Halloween decor, and this is a perfect decoration for this time of year!

 

"I love to create banners for holidays. Halloween is especially fun. I love the new black ATC tags from Graphic 45 Staples. I used the fabulous Eerie Tale Paper Collection and some gorgeous Petaloo flowers. The flowers are a perfect match for this paper collection. I used some of the alpha stickers to spell out the word SPOOKY for my halloween banner. Of course I had to add some fun treat bags as well. " ~Ginger

 

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Supply List

 

Graphic 45 Staples Black Artist Trading Tags

 Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 8x8 Paper Pad

 Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 12x12 Grand Illusion

 Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 12x12 Cardstock Alpha Stickers

 Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 12x12 Cardstock Stickers

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Petaloo Mixed Textured Layers Amber

 Petaloo Mixed Textured Layers Black

 Petaloo Burlap Blossoms Pistachio

 Petaloo Burlap Blossoms Black

 Petaloo Botanica Minis Black

 Petaloo Fancy Trims Crochet Lace Green

Stampin Up Black Cardstock

 Stampin Up Dimensionals

Maya Road Chunky Twine Green

 Maya Road Chunky Twine Orange

 

Finally, we have the most wonderful altered house from Ginny. She uses Petaloo blooms so perfectly on this fun project! What a fun home decor piece - love the button chimney!

 

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Supply List

 Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale~Enchantment
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale~An Eerie Tale
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale~You Bewitch Me
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale~Wicked Whimsey
Graphic 45 A proper Gentleman~Man About Town
Graphic 45 Times Nouveau~
Petaloo Flowers~Textured Collection - Floral Embellishments - Mini - Black
Petaloo Flowers~ Spring Berry Clusters x3 Lav/Purple
Petaloo Flowers~Trim Assortment Shades of Purple
Petaloo Flowers~ Botanica Blooms x Lav/Purple
Petaloo Flowers~Burlap Blossoms Black

Keep on hopping along! Make sure to visit Petaloo's blog to get more amazing autumn and Halloween inspiration:

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Day 2 certainly did not disappoint. We love this hop! Have fun over on Petaloo's blog and don't forget to comment to win! See you tomorrow for Day 3 of the fun.

Happy Papercrafting,

Graphic 45

 

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

Sep 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM

The Petaloo & Graphic 45 Blog Hop: Day 1

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Welcome to the Petaloo International and Graphic 45 blog hop! We're so glad you joined us for this fun week. We will be hopping along with Petaloo all week, so get ready for some amazing autumn and Halloween decor. It's going to be such a fun week. Have you used Petaloo's gorgeous flowers? They are simply gorgeous and the perfect addition to any project. The best part is that they perfectly match Graphic 45 collections! Follow to the end of the blog, where we will have the blog link to Petaloo's blog to continue hopping along! Today, we will have three amazing projects from Annette Green, Rhea Freitag, and Yumi Muraeda. Stay until the end, we have some great photos from our South Africa classes with Charee and Jeff. What a great day it will be!

 

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We also have a grand $55 giveaway of Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale supplies and beautiful Petaloo flowers. If you would like to win, comment on both our blog and Petaloo's blog for the blog hop. If you have issues commenting on the blogs, please comment on our Facebook page and Petaloo's Facebook page (tell them Graphic 45 sent you!). We will announce the winner of the contest on Monday, September 15 so you can hop along with us the full week. Have fun hopping along!

 

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First, we have a brilliant altered An Eerie Tale cake from Annette! She even has a Snapguide tutorial for this fun project.

"I’ve always made my own cakes since I can remember and have since seen so many great paper-crafted cakes, I knew I just had to make one some day. My home is filled with great Halloween decorations during the season, but I am lacking a fun centerpiece so I decided on my mini three-tiered cake. The black Petaloo flowers were the perfect complements to An Eerie Tale collection of papers and stickers." ~Annette

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Check out How to Create a Spooky, Faux Cake Centerpiece by Annette Green on Snapguide.  

Annette's Snapguide Tutorial


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Love how she used the flowers as icing on the cake - so clever.


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Supply List

Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale 12 x 12 paper collection:
“Run & Hide”
“Grand Illusion”
“Gone Batty”
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale Cardstock Alphabet Stickers
Core-dinations Signature Series cardstock for Graphic 45
Petaloo Flowers:
Mixed Textured Mini Blossoms, Black
Burlap Blossoms, Black
Floral Ephemera, Pistachio
Other:
Round Wood Plaque, 7 inches
Wood Candlestick Holder
Black acrylic paint
Spider punch, Martha Stewart Crafts
Bat die, Tim Holtz Movers & Shapers
Waxed Twine, black
Rosette ribbon, black, craft store
Mini pumpkin, craft store
Craft wire for bats
Seam binding, sprayed with Dylusions Black Marble
Various adhesives: glue stick, foam squares, hot glue, wood glue, tacky glue

Next, we have this gorgeous altered shadowbox from Rhea Freitag. She covers this project in autumnal and floral beauties. Wow, this is stunning!

"I just love it when a project comes together so easy! I made this fun little assemblage over the course of an afternoon. The colors in the An Eerie Tale paper were just perfect with the Petaloo Darjeeling Flowers. In order to plan out a shadowbox such as this, I typically choose my focal for each little square and work from there. This allows me to be sure to have a contrasting paper for each respective background. By simply layering and layering lots of embellishments and junk, I come out with an interesting assemblage every time. There is certainly a lot to take in. I hope you enjoy! Cheers!" ~Rhea

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Rhea's detail in every tray is simply beautiful.


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Supply List

12 x 12 An Eerie Tale Paper
An Eerie Tale Stickers
An Eerie Tale Chipboard Journaling Chipboard
An Eerie Tale Decorative Chipboard
An Eerie Tale Alphabet Stickers
Ornate Metal Keyhole
Ornate Metal Keys
Petaloo Flowers
Embellishments: mushrooms, pumpkins, pears, bottle, greenery, owl, bat, brass spider webs
Distress Stain Black Soot
Moss
7 Gypsies Letterbox Tray, wood stain
Zots Adhesive Dots, singles
Beacon Zip Dry Glue

Finally, we have a purrfect mini album for our pet lovers from Yumi! She beautifully uses Petaloo flowers on this amazing mini album. Can you find the peek-a-boo dogs and kitties? She provides a PDF Template and How To at the end of this project (look for the links!)

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Download G45 Raining Cats & Dogs Peek a Boo book Template

Download G45 Raining Cats & Dogs Peek a Boo book How To

Supply list


Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs 12’ pad

Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs   6’ pad

Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs Cardstock Stickers

Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs Cardstock Alphabet Stickers

Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs Cardstock flowers

Graphic45 Raining Cats & Dogs Cardstock Tag 6 pockets

Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs Cardstock Banners

Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs Ephemera Cards

Black Chip Bord  12’x12’     1sheet

Core'dinations Red paper 12’x12’ 2sheets

Petaloo Botanica Collection (large and small)

Red,Yellow,Green

small one, I dyed with Tattererd Angeles Glimmer Mist

 

Continue the hop! Don't forget to hop over to Petaloo's blog to get more beautiful inspiration!

 

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Hop Over to Petaloo's Blog

 

We also have some great photos from the South Africa Scrapbook Convention. We so enjoyed this great class and ladies from Johannesburg! Charee and Jeff had a blast in their Come Away with Me class.

 

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Glenda has been the most wonderful host and event coordinator. Big round of applause to her!


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Love these fun ladies and their awesome outfits!


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Loved this beautiful Box Card that this amazing G45er brought to our classes. Amazing job!


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Charee rocked the class! So fun!


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Some of our star students.


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Awesome ladies with their matching outfits! We had a great time in South Africa. What a grand adventure!

 

What a brilliant first day. We can't wait to enjoy more autumn and Halloween inspiration tomorrow. We love Petaloo and can't wait to keep hopping all week!

 

Happy Hopping,

 

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