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December 16, 2011

Graphic 45 & May Arts Blog Hop Final Day!

Hello G45ers,

Happy Friday to you all! It's the final day of our epic blog hop with our pals at May Arts. It's been such an amazing week and we want to thank all of you for being a part of this wonderful event! We have had so much fun and there's still more to come! Plus there's still time for you to get your blog and Facebook comments in for your chance to win some amazing prizes this week! We've got some gorgeous crafts and blogs to share with you today. More jaw-dropping creations that combine Graphic 45 papers and embellishments with stunning May Arts ribbons! We've got some superstar design team member blogs to show you today! Plus, we have winners to announce for our December Gift Tag Challenge! It's going to be a fantastic day of craft joy! So let's get started!

First we want to announce this winners of our December Gift Tag Challenge. We had over 50 amazing gift tag submissions and it was such a joy to see each and every one of them. Big thanks to everyone who participated in this fun challenge! You are all such gifted crafters! Our randomly chosen winners for our December Gift Tag challenge are...

-Kristin Peuquet Wilson

-Sylvia Cink Hildman

-Pam Bray

Congratulations to our winners, Kristin, Sylvia and Pam. Please email us at info@g45papers.com with your shipping information so we can send you your prize! Here are the winning tags for this month's challenge! Check out the amazing range of styles here! So beautiful! To see all of the gorgeous tags submissions for this craft challenge please check out our Facebook Photos page! It's seriously inspiring! 

Kristin Peuquet Wilson


Sylvia Cink Hildman


Pam Bray


Lets dive into our final day of the Graphic 45 and May Arts blog hop! Today we're featuring the blogs of some very talented crafters. From the Graphic 45 design team we've got Tara Orr, Nancy Wethington and Nicole Eccles! Plus May Arts is featuring some stunning blogs from their design team too! Also, don't forget to visit the Graphic 45 Facebook page and the May Arts Facebook page for your chance to win an exclusive prize! Just leave a comment on each page and you'll be entered to win! Get inspired and maybe win a great prize! What could be better?!

Graphic 45 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Graphic45

May Arts Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mayarts

Graphic45 MayArts Blog Hop Banner

It's the final day of this wonderful event! Graphic 45 and May Arts are teaming up for a super fun blog hop all this week, December 12-16th! There will be tons of inspiration, fabulous prizes, incredible crafts and so much more! Behold the magic that happens when Graphic 45 vintage-inspired papers and embellishments join forces with gorgeous May Arts ribbons! Our design teams are going all out to bring you the most enchanting crafts! You'll discover lots of fabulous new ideas to inspire your holiday season! Have fun and get inspired every day of this fantastic blog hop with Graphic 45 and May Arts!

Want to learn more about Graphic 45 and May Arts? Here's some fun information about these two fantastic crafting companies!

Graphic 45 an award-winning scrapbook and paper crafting company­— owned and operated by a mother and her two daughters. Together we create vintage inspired crafting products that capture the flamboyant style of the 1920's and 30's - with vibrant color, irresistible texture and imaginative design to create products with decades-old appeal that's both fresh and familiar. Let our products inspire your next scrapbook layout, card, album, altered art project, or home decor DIY project.

May Arts is a ribbon wholesaler, based in Riverside, Connecticut, serving over 16,000 customers worldwide.  We offer an exceptional selection of ribbons, including sheer, satin, grosgrain, silk and a variety of patterns and prints. We also maintain a steady stock of inventory so that orders can be fulfilled immediately.  As one of the country’s leading wholesalers of decorative ribbons, May Arts has been providing superior products and the highest level of customer service for over 25 years.

Here is the schedule for today's blog hop! Just hop on over to each of these wonderful blogs and behold some stunning craft creations that combine Graphic 45 and May Arts products. Be sure to leave a blog comment while you're there! Your blog comments automatically enter you for a chance to win this week's wonderful prizes! Our winners will be announced on Monday, December 19th! So hop around, have fun, get inspired, leave a comment and enjoy this wonderful day!

Friday, December 16th
Tara Orr - http://eachmoment-onlyonce.blogspot.com
Kimberly Jones - http://serendipityvintagestudio.blogspot.com/
Nancy Wethington - http://art-from-the-heart.typepad.com
Peggy Cain - http://www.createwithbubbe.blogspot.com/
Nicole Eccles - www.NicoleEccles.blogspot.com
Vera Yates - http://www.lingshappyplace.blogspot.com/

Here are some sneak peek images of from the Graphic 45 design team's projects for today! These irresistible projects are a must-see! Click on over to their blogs for the full unveil of their projects! Be sure to leave a blog comment too!

Tara Orr



Nancy Wethington


Graphic 45 Christmas Emporium May Arts Card Blog Hop Nancy Wethington 2

Nicole Eccles


Graphic 45   Steampunk Debutante Christmas Angel Nicole Eccles

Also check out today's featured May Arts design team member blogs! You'll love what you discover! Be sure to leave your blog comments too for your chance to win this week's wonderful prize!

Kimberly Jones 


Peggy Cain


Vera Yates 


In case you missed out on any days during this week's blog hop, here's the full schedule. There's still time for you to hop on over to these blogs and leave your blog comments! Plus you wont want to miss all the gorgeous projects from the Graphic 45 and May Arts design teams! They're full of inspiration and beauty!

Monday, December 12th
Lynette Carroll - http://www.lynettecarrolldesigns.typepad.com/
Jane Tregenza - www.janetregenza.blogspot.com
JackandCat Curio - jackandcatcurio.blogspot.com
Candy Rosenberg - http://candyscraps.typepad.com/scraps/
Latrice Murphy - http://www.latricemurphy.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, December 13th
Ellen Sosnoski - http://closeyourears.blogspot.com/
Laura Denison - www.followingthepapertrail.blogspot.com
Charlene Driggs - http://www.paperandinkplayground.com/
Melaine Forbes - www.melanie-forbes.blogspot.com
Jen Shears - http://jenshearsdesigns.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, December 14th
Robin Shakoor - http://robinshakoor.blogspot.com
Yuka Hino - http://nsnlso.blogspot.com/
Jenifer Cowles - http://scrapbooking-n-more.com/default.aspx
Gloria Stengel - www.gloriascraps.blogspot.com
Jingle - http://www.justjingle.blogspot.com/

Thursday, December 15th
Jinky Kowalski - http://jinkyscrafts.blogspot.com/
Sherry Cheever - http://sherrycheever.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Britta Swiderski - http://brittaswiderski.com/
Hilde Janbroers - http://hildejanbroers.blogspot.com/
Karen Baker - http://thebalddragonfly.blogspot.com/

Friday, December 16th
Tara Orr - http://eachmoment-onlyonce.blogspot.com
Kimberly Jones - http://serendipityvintagestudio.blogspot.com/
Nancy Wethington - http://art-from-the-heart.typepad.com
Peggy Cain - http://www.createwithbubbe.blogspot.com/
Nicole Eccles - www.NicoleEccles.blogspot.com
Vera Yates - http://www.lingshappyplace.blogspot.com/

We hope you all had a great time this week. We sure did! Huge thanks to our pals at May Arts as well as the Graphic 45 and May Arts design teams for their brilliant work this week. We hope you'll all join us on Monday as we announce the winners of this week's prizes! Plus there will be more fabulous craft inspiration and a new blog contest! It's going to be a lot of fun! From all of us here at Graphic 45, we wish you a warm and happy weekend! Find some time to get creative and crafty!

Wish Love and Gorgeous Paper,

Team Graphic 45


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This swap is so awsome so sad it has to end..

Thank you for a great week!

Thanks for a fantastic week. All of the projects were beautiful and inspirational.

Congratulations winners.. Itz so much of fun and learning in these 5 days of blog hop..

Your papers are eloquent even before creative transformation. Thanks for the chance to enter the giveaway.

This has been an awesome week with all the wondferul the designers have shown. It is hard to pick a favorite one. Lots of great ideas for cards decorations & gifts for next year. Again thanks to all and Merry Christmas.

Thank you for a fantastic G45 Blog Hop teamed with May Arts ribbon girls. Such beautiful work and some very talented crafters out there - sad it has to end, but what fun.... Hugs x

Oh I am extatic...So happy and excited to be a Tag winner. Thanks so very much.
This hop has been the most fun. All of the design team has displayed wonderful inspirations with their variety of designs.
And I am sure that 98% of the viewers agree it is so fun to use your wonderful products.
Thanks so much.

Thanks for the hop!

Oh how exciting!

Congrats tag winners. Thank you Graphic 45 for a fun week of hopping. Love your papers and all the projects.
Christmas blessings,

This hop has been so amazing. Between the fabulous Graphic 45 papers and the wonderful May Art ribbon there is no chance of going wrong. Add to that the wonderful designers and it just makes for amazing, amazing, amazing. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Oooo this is so awesome to be a Tag Winner!! Thank you so very much!! Merry Christmas!!

G45 thanks so much for teaming up with May Arts and giving all of us an inspirational journey this week. The creative talent has inspired everyone as we admire how amazing the products can be turned into works of art.

So much talent!!!!!!!!!!!! Inspiring!

I have enjoyed looking everyday thank you for these blog hops

This was such a wonderful hop, full of plenty of ideas and tons of inspiration! I love your hops, they are always great. Thanks! Happy Holiday Blessings to you and yours!

Thank you for the wonderful week. These are some very talented and creative ladies and some gorgeous products. G45 and May Arts make a great team!
Crafty Holiday Hugs,

Does it have to end? G45 teaming with May Arts is heaven. I have loved alll the wonderful projects on the hop this week. Thanks for sharing them!

Thanks for a great blog hop week!

Carol B

Congrats to the tag winners! I remember thinking each one of these tags was very stunning! Lovely job, everyone! :)

Beautiful Art! Thank you!

Great week wonderful designs and blogs, Thank you so so much inspiration!

The projects in this swap were all beautiful! There was so much inspiration, I even went beyond the day's post because the designers were so good!
Thanks for a fun filled week!

Great job by both design teams. Thank you for the opportunity to win some great prizes.

this was a great hop. too bad it comes to an end.

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