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December 13, 2011

Graphic 45 & May Arts Blog Hop Day 2!

Hello G45ers!

Welcome to another fun-filled day of the Graphic 45 & May Arts blog hop! We're having a blast and we hope you are too! As promised, we've got another day of gorgeous crafts from the Graphic 45 and May Arts design teams. We are so thrilled to bring you today's featured blogs by some supremely talented crafters. Hop on over to today's featured blogs to discover some enchanting crafts that combine Graphic 45 papers and embellishments with beautiful May Arts ribbons! Be sure to leave a blog comment for your chance to win this week's fabulous prizes! Graphic 45 and May Arts are also offering exclusive prizes on Facebook this week! Check out our Facebook pages and leave your comment for your chance to win these wonderful prize packs! So get ready for some serious fun and inspiration! Graphic 45 and May Arts are going to make your Tuesday bright!

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

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

Graphic45 MayArts Blog Hop Banner

Want to know more about this fun blog hop? Graphic 45 and May Arts are teaming up for a super fun blog hop 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 list for today's featured blogs!

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/

From the Graphic 45 design team we're featuring the brilliant blog of Laura Denison and Melanie Forbes. Check out these awesome sneak peek images for their Graphic 45/May Arts creations! Just click on the images to be transported to their amazing blogs. Be sure to leave blog comments too for your chance to win this week's prize! First up is Laura Denison's blog! Behold the wonder of her amazing holiday-inspired craft creation!

Laura Denison:


Laura Denison May Arts Graphic 45 Blog Hop Teaser

Next up is the magnificent blog of Melanie Forbes of the Graphic 45 design team. Hop on over to her blog to see the full images for this gorgeous holiday craft creation. You'll fall in love with Melanie's fantastic style. Be sure to leave a blog comment too!

Melanie Forbes:


Melanie Forbes Christmas emporium Botannicabella Christmas wreath May Arts 5

Also, be sure to hop on over to today's featured blogs from the May Arts design team! You wont want to miss out on their stupendous creations! Be sure to leave blog comments for your chance to win! Soak up the inspiration with Graphic 45 and May Arts!

May Arts Deisgn Team:

Ellen Sosnoski - http://closeyourears.blogspot.com/

Charlene Driggs - http://www.paperandinkplayground.com/

Jen Shears - http://jenshearsdesigns.blogspot.com/

Here is the schedule for the entire week of this fantastic blog hop. In case you miss a day you can always hop on over and get your blog comments in before we announce the prize winners on Monday, December 19th!

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/

Thank you all so much for joining us on this awesome day. Big thanks to all of our wonderful design team members from Graphic 45 and May Arts for their outstanding work today. The fun continues tomorrow as we bring you more fantastic blogs, crafts and chances to win amazing prizes! We can't wait! We hope you all have a marvelous day!

Happy Days and Smiles,

Team Graphic 45


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Another great day full of inspiration and beautiful projects. E Valencia

Can't wait to go see all these projects! Thanks!

Just hopped all the blogs.. Woow, what a learning.. It was fun.. Thanks Graphic 45 and May arts to bring such inspirations in front of us..

Lovely, as always...

Another day...and It was amazing. I am having so much much hopping along and getting some great ideas for cards and project. Thanks for hosting

Another great day of inspiration and projects.

Wow there really is some fantastic project for Christmas along the hop!

I am enjoying this hop and the designers that are participating. Good way to take a break and relax with a cuppa joe and enjoy the season.

I'm really enjoying hopping along each day and seeing so many fabulous projects.

Both of these ladies do fabulous work and I love their ideas!!!

What a great bunch of artists and ideas today!

Boy the talented people you have here. I love to come and dream along. Besides learning to make new things!!!!

thanks for another day of great projects.

This hop is exciting. I'm all in!

your blog hops are really a hoot!! i've loved your papers ever since i started in this crazy craft. thank you

The sneak peeks of the projects are gorgeous!

Wow the projects are beautiful!

Beautiful projects today. Love all the inspiration and papers. Thank you for hosting this hop. Great fun.

Really enjoyed everyone's projects today. Fabulous creativity and talent.

I love the blog hop you ladies are very inspiring!

I just love these blog hops because I get to see so many amazing projects, and I learn lots of great techniques. Thanks for hosting!


the display of projects was amazing. i am glad i got to see all of them today! thank you for sharing.

All lovely projects!! Loving this hop!

blogs don't seem to be ready, yet so I'll try again later if I have time on computer.
stamping sue

The Christmas paper has such beautiful colors!!

Day 2 could not have been better! Thanks for the gorgeous HOP!
Crafty Hugs,

This hop is amazing. I just love anything that features Graphic 45 and, of course, the May Arts ribbons just make them that more special. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Beautiful ribbons and wonderful paper....great team up!

I can't believe how amazing your DT member are! Just love Graphic 45 and May Arts together.

Oh loving all the variety and making a list and checking it twice, on these fantastic papers, and ribbons !!

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