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December 12, 2011

Graphic 45 & May Arts Blog Hop Day 1!

Hello G45ers!

Welcome to a spectacular week of fun! Its the Graphic 45 and May Arts blog hop! Hooray! 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!

Graphic45 MayArts Blog Hop Banner

There are lots of exciting chances to win terrific prizes! We are giving away this wonderful prize pack that contains a Tropical Travelogue 12x12 paper pad, coordinating chipboard die-cuts 1 & 2, and some gorgeous May Arts ribbons! Check it out! It's easy to enter to win this awesome prize. Each day we will be featuring a sneak peek image from one of our design team member's blogs. Just hop on over to their blog and leave a comment! You'll discover some super inspiring crafts, learn some fun crafting techniques, and maybe even win a great prize! A random comment will be chosen from one of our design team member's blogs and announced on Monday, December 19th! There's also an exclusive Facebook prize! Check out the Graphic 45 Facebook page and leave a comment for your chance to win! May Arts is also offering gorgeous prizes on their blog and Facebook page! So you'll definitely want to check it out! Just tell them that Graphic 45 sent you!  So much inspiration! So many chances to win prizes! This is going to be a great week!

May Arts Blog: http://www.mayarts.com/blog/

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

Graphic 45 May Arts Blog Hop Prize

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.

Today we've got some fantastic blogs and lots of gorgeous Graphic 45 & May Arts crafts to share with you! Just click on the links of today's fabulous featured blogs and you'll be transported to a marvelous world of craft bliss! Be sure to leave a comment on the design team member's blog for your chance to win! Here's today's list!

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

Lynette Carroll


Lynette Carroll Grpahic 45 May Arts

Jane Tregenza


Jane Tregenza Graphic 45 May Arts Sneak Peek

Jack & Cat Curio



Also be sure to hop on over to the May Arts design team's featured blogs! Be sure to leave a comment and soak up all the fabulous craft inspiration!

Candy Rosenberg


Latrice Murphy


Here's the full scedule for this week's awesome blog hop! Wow! So much fun!

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 blast today! There will be more fantastic blogs and inspiring projects all week long. We look forward to seeing your comments on our design team member's blogs as well as Facebook! Be sure to check out the May Arts blog and Facebook too for more inspiration and chances to win! Have a glorious day!

Happy Hopping!

Team Graphic 45


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What fun hopping from blog to blog.

Oooh I have been eyeing that Travelogue collection! Thanks for another great blog hop!

Everything is beautiful.

Looks like such a fun week! Can't wait to get started!

I so love blog hops, and the pairing of Graphic 45 and May Arts is going to be stellar! Can't wait to see all the eye candy!

blog hopping is fun as you learn so much in each blog.. Wonderful giveawayz Graphic 45 and May Arts..

looking forward to another great week

I cant wait!

Those sneak peeks look divine. Off to hop!


Wow Graphics 45 and May Arts two of my favorite companies, what a great team you make. Thanks so much for the chance to win some great prizes.

Thanks for the chance to win. Enjoy your company and May Arts too.

Day 1 was spectacular!!! May Arts and G45 are a great team and all the wonderful blogs and their projects are gorgeous! Can't wait for day 2... and a chance a these yummy goodies! Thanks for the chance to win them!
Crafty Holiday Hugs,

Wonderful pairing- can't wait to see it all!

Love your products! Thanks for the chance to win!

Thanks for co-hosting this blog hop with May Arts. I love all the vintage goodies you have, and the projects are so inspirational.

Thanks for having a great blog hop.

You are so generous with your amazing products.

Love your products. So inspirational to see them used so expertly by your designers.

Love your products! Thanks for the chance to win!

Loved the blog hop.. So much learning on the way.. :) thanks G45.. Wishing to win this.. Great giveaways..

Can't wait to see what is in store the rest of the week. Thanks for the chance to win a fantastic prize package

December 19th is my birthday and this prize pack would make an EXCELLENT gift (lol)

I love Graphic45. Thanks for all the lovely posts.

Wonderful blog hope. Loved everyone's crafty projects.

I love blog hopping it is so much fun

Love your designers' work. This is so much fun to see and so much inspiration!! TFS!

THANKS so much for all of the AWESOME INSPIRATION!! I LOVE all of the BEAUTIFUL creations!!
THANKS for the chance to win and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

coucou, ce blog est magnifique, bises

Loved the hop so far...the combo of May Arts and Graphic 45 is just perfect!

Excited about seeing all the wonderful projects in this weeks hop :)

everyones projects were so great thanks so much for the fun hop.. the first day so far :D

Spectacular projects! This is going to be a fun week.

My goodness! ALWAYS so much talent here on the G45 blog!

There is always such talented ladies here at graphic 45-off to hop

Thanks so much for this fun hop - just as Tim ends, we have something else wonderful to look forward to. Mary Werner

I could do so much with this paper pick me pick me!! Lol! But no absolutly beautiful!

I love all the great paper's you carry.. I can never just choose one.. Love all the projects posted using them too.. TFS..


Such fun so far, but unable to get to Jennifer's on 12/14.

Great blog hop. Love the combination of G45 and May Arts. The prizes are wonderful and I love the projects.
Christmas blessings,

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