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November 04, 2011

Graphic 45 & Core'dinations Blog Hop Final Day!

Hello G45ers!

Yay, it's Friday and we are so glad you are joining us for this super day of fun! It's our final day of the Graphic 45/Core'dinations blog hop and we have had such a great time. There is more excitement in store for all of you today! We have some winners to announce for this week's blog prizes! Plus we've got the most amazing crafts by Laura Denison, Melanie Forbes and Lynette Carroll of our design team. Today's wonderful creations are sure to get you in the mood for some weekend crafting. And with the holidays fast approaching there's lots to be done! So let's get started! First we want to announce our randomly chosen winners for this week's Graphic 45/Core'dinations blog prizes! Chosen from our blog and Facebook comments, the winners are...

-Sharon Gullikson

-Miss Cooper

Congratulations to this week's winners! Sharon and Miss Cooper, please email us with your shipping address at info@g45papers.com to claim your prizes. Big thanks to everyone who left us comments this week. Don't forget to check out the Core'dinations blog today too! They will be announcing winners for their blog contest as well as featuring some gorgeous projects! Get inspired and maybe win a prize! What fun! 

This first creation was made by Laura Denison and it is out of this world! This amazing piece of holiday decor showcases a fantastic paper weaving technique that's easy and very beautiful. Here is what Laura had to say about this marvelous piece.

"Create a fun and fast frame for a favorite photo or image by weaving strips of Core'dinations card stock and patterned paper along the edges of a 12 x 12 piece of card stock. Mount the center image on foam mounting squares and add embellishments.  Super fast and easy!" -Laura Denison

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Supplies:

Graphic 45 Papers:
On the Boardwalk: By the Beautiful Sea
Graphic 45 Staples: Christmas Emporium Tags 2
Partner Products: Core'dinations card stock Signature Series Graphic 45
Other supplies used: Silk Flowers/leaves, Bling (Want2Scrap), Unfinished Wood frame (Sierra Pacific), foam mounting squares (Scrapbook Adhesives)

Next we have these stunning cards by Melanie Forbes. The new Core Impressions Signature Series and Timeless Collection by Graphic 45 and Core'dinations are perfect for creating amazing cards such as these! They are so easy to use and so versatile. Your imagination will run wild with all sort of amazing ideas! Here is what Melanie had to say about these sweet craft creations.

"I love Graphic 45 and now that there is matching cardstock by Core’dinations along with inks and accessories it makes it so much easier to create something that completely coordinates together. Here I have simply embossed either the card set or sanded back the Core Impressions series with a G45 tag placed over the top with May Arts ribbon to finish off. Inking all edges with the G45 Decades ink makes the cards look professional." -Melanie Forbes

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Supplies:

ABC Primer – Tags 1 & 2 
Core’dinations Core Impressions – Clocks & Houndstooth Core’dinations Colorcore Cardstock G45 Signature Series Heritage Kraft Core’dinations G45 Core Cards Darks  Red Rose & NightfallCore’dinations – Sander block Core’dinations Colorbox G45 Decades Ink – Photogenic Core’dinations Dust Buddy (LOVE THIS!!!!!!!) 
May Arts Ribbon

Next up is this elegant all-occasions card by Lynette Carroll. This gorgeous and super inspiring creation is another great example of what you can create when you pair up Graphic 45 and Core'dinations! Here is what Lynette had to say about this dreamy work of art.

"I wanted to create a card with the beautiful Le' Romantique Collection that could be used for more than one occasion.  The papers easily lend themselves to wedding and anniversary cards but I chose to use elements that could be used on a card that could be sent as a Thank You, Birthday or even a "Just Because" card.  Simply change the occasion for sending this card by using a rubon or stamped sentiment and tucking it into the roses".  To finish off the card I lightly brushed the centers of the roses with Frosted Lace stickles to add a "dewy" look o them." -Lynette Carroll

Daydream Card

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Daydream Card Close Up

Supplies:

Graphic 45 - Le' Romantique Collection: Daydreams
Core-dinations - Ivory Cardstock
Kaisercraft - Wood Flourish Birdcage
Ranger Industries - Frosted Lace Stickles
Misc: - Foam Mounting Tape

Well, that's all for today. We want to thank you all for joining us. Also, big thanks to Laura Denison, Melanie Forbes and Lynette Carroll for their gorgeous crafts today. We have really enjoyed sharing this week's blog hop with our pals at Core'dinations. We've seen some stunning work, connected with lots of fabulous folks in our craft community and were deeply inspired by the whole experience. We hope you will all join this weekend as the Handmade Holiday Hop continues.  We wish you all a beautiful weekend!

Happy Papercrafting!

Team Graphic 45
 

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Absolutely love your blog, papers, ideas, etc. I visit every day at least once to see what is new. Blog hop cool idea. Am seeing some neat new ideas on the other blogs.

Congrats to the winners, and these are some great projects as well.

Loving the blog hops, got great ideas on cards today!!

Oh my goodness, such beautiful projects!!!! Congrats to the winners!

This has been such an amazing week!

OHH i love that weaving and what beautiful holiday papers...ohhh so exciting!!

I am so impressed by the level of creativity of your design team. They inspire me everyday!

this was a great blog hop. these products make it easy for projects to look great

Just beautiful!

Wow! Love that frame with all the weaving. beautiful!

OMG!! you couldnt get any more adorable then this!

these are all so pretty!

I just found out I won!!! Thank you so much!!!!!!!! As for the projects, I think the primer papers might just be my favorites!!! You hit a home run with those!! And the woven paper layout is so cute. It remind me of my Harvey's Seatbelt bags (purses). So cute!!!

I love the cards with the kiddos on them. Of course the papers are amazing, but I also like all of the texture!

WOW, so many great projects. The birdcage is really cool...

Very beautiful works!

Amazing work.. Love the weaving technique used..

As always, fantastic.

Fabulous artistry! I'm hoping I have enough talent to copy those cards!!!

Wow, I have to give that paper weaving a try. It is so stunning. All the cards are amazing too. Great blog hop.

Just lovely. I had a great time hopping with you and Core' this week. Congrats to all the winners !!!

Wow, these really are stunning. I'm not sure I'd have the patience to try paper weaving, but I love the end result & the Le Romantique cards are gorgeous. Thanks for this great blog hop.

I love the Le Romantique cards with Lynnette Carroll. They are simply gorgeous.

Wow! I love the woven LO with all the different size strips. Just gorgeous! The textured and distressed cards with the sweet children's images are really lovely. And the last card is so feminine and romantic. So much depth and detail.
Love them all! :)

Such beautiful creations. Love them all!

I loved the Hop.

Loved all the projects shown this week thanks for the fun time, today's project were no exception wonderful ideas and inspiration

Oh boy...I want it ALL! Just lovely art!

Wow, wow the artwork today is absolutely stunning. Thank you for your beautiful products and amazing designers and the oppourtunity to win something awesome.

I just love, love, love Graphic 45. Each collection is a WOW collection. The matching Core'dinations cardstock make such beautiful cards.

Oh my! I am awestruck with these stunning projects! Great job designers!

What beautiful projects today, thank you for sharing them.

LOVE the paper weave Laura!! And the sanding and the roses and and and..... What a treat!! Beautiful work!!

cool!

I've loved the blog hop! Graphic 45 & Core'dinatons rock!

I love it all
Congrats to the winners!
Winning is so fun!!!

Such beautiful projects and beautiful coordinating products. Love everything. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Great projects all week! Thanks for all the terrific project ideas!
DeniseB

Beautiful projects, what a grande finale. Gratz! to the winners. Thank you for a very inspiring week of creations.

Wonderful projects & Congrats to the winners!

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