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January 20, 2012

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks: Olde Curiosity Shoppe Projects!


Hello G45ers,

Happy Friday to you all! Wow, it has been such a marvelous week! We are overjoyed with the feedback we've been getting from all of you about Olde Curiosity Shoppe! We absolutely cannot wait for you all to get your hands on this stunning new collection! So we thought we'd keep your creative gears turning with today's sneak peeks! Plus, for an extra specail treat we have revealed all of our new products on our website.  As you know, we're getting ready to depart for Winter CHA 2012.  For those of you who have been to CHA or seen pictures of the Graphic 45 booth, you know we love to put on a grand show. One of the things that make our booth so amazing are all of the gorgeous crafts we bring! Today we will be sharing some gorgeous Olde Curiosity Shoppe crafts from Diane Schultz's workshop. Diane is the owner and designer for Graphic 45 and her creativity is boundless! You are going to fall in love with today's stunning sneak peeks! We have more prize winners to announce as well as some fun descriptions of some fabulous demos that will be taking place in our booth at CHA! It's going to be a marvelous day!

First we want to announce our winners from yesterday's Olde Curiosity Shoppe blog contest! Remember that you can still win this gorgeous collection before it even arrives in stores. Just leave us a blog and/or Facebook comment today for your chance to win! We will be choosing 4 random winners from today's comments and announcing them on our blog on Monday, January 23rd! Our winners from yesterday's contest are... 

From our blog:

- Marylinn Kelly: "Still wishing and hoping. Everything you show fuels the hankering to have these wonderful images. Soon."

- Jo West: "This line has been just fabulous to see, now i am counting the days till my lss gets it in! I truly can't wait for this line to show up!"

From our Facebook page:

-Annie Roen Schriever: "I'm sorry I drooled all over your blog looking at these fabulous papers! The are just so fabulous, I really cannot wait to get them!! Ok, clean up in aisle 9..."

- Michael Farrell:   "I shared the link but when I get this paper I will NOT be sharing!!!! Mine, ALL MINE!!!!"

Congratulations! Will our winners please email us with your shipping information at info@g45papers.com to claim your prize! Okay G45ers, now it's time for some serious inspiration! Check out these marvelous Olde Curiosity Shoppe creations from Diane's workshop! These beauties will be appearing in our CHA booth(#2839) very soon! But you are getting an exclusive first look at these very clever crafts! Behold! Here is a gorgeous Olde Curiosity Shoppe altered frame! See how perfectly this collection works with our Geometric Metal Door Plate and Knob Staples!

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Here is some more fabulous altered art using Olde Curiosity Shoppe. Here you can see another example of our gorgeous Ornate Metal Door Plate and Knob Staples. Also, don't you just love the roof of this cute little house all decorated in the "When Pigs Fly" paper? One word: adorable!

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Next check out this exquisite work of art. This piece really captures the eclectic elegance of Olde Curiosity Shoppe. This is so much more than an altered box. It's a stunning statement of grandeur and nostalgia that's classic Graphic 45!

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Next we have some descriptions of some wonderful demos that will be happening at our booth #2839 at CHA! Some of our fabulous design team members will be demonstrating their fabulous techniques each day of CHA. This is a first for Graphic 45 and we are thrilled to be bringing you these very special events! Here is the calendar of events for the Graphic 45 demos. If you wont be able to attend CHA we will still be bringing you lots of behind-the-scenes photos and updates on our blog!

Sunday, January 29th at 11 AM: Sherry Cheever

Learn how to create gorgeous altered flowers from one of the Graphic 45 flower-making experts! Sherry Cheever will be teaching three wonderful techniques including embossing, inking and bending. Bring beauty and depth to any craft creation with this unforgettable demo session with Sherry Cheever!


Monday, January 30th at 11 AM: Jane Tregenza

Learn the principals behind creating fun pop-up elements for cards and mini books using images from Graphic 45 8x8 and 12x12 paper pads and Graphic 45 Decades inks! These fun and fabulous techniques will make all of your crafts spring to life!

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Monday, January 30th at 4PM: Laura Denison

Tags, tags tags! Get ready for a terrific demo by Laura Denison on creating gorgeous tags using the new Graphic 45 collection Little Darlings! Learn fun and fabulous ways to make stunning tags that will catch the eye and warm the heart! Laura will take you step-by-step through this wonderful process. You wont want to miss this special event!


Tuesday, January 31st at 11 AM: Gloria Stengel

Learn some fantastic stamping techniques using Graphic 45 stamps and inks! Learn how inks can be used for stamping and distressing. Learn unique ways to use stamps with patterned papers to create one of a kind backgrounds. Plus learn about how to use markers to add depth and clarity to your stamp creations!


Wednesday, February 1 at 11 AM: Nancy Wethington

Learn a fabulous hand-bound stitching technique called kettle stitch! Its perfect for the avid book-binder, mini album creator or anyone looking to expand their crafting horizons! This technique also works wonders for turning accordion-fold albums into the perfect mini book!

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We hope you all enjoyed today's very special sneak peek and CHA preview blog! Thank you all so much for joining us! There are still more new product sneak peeks to come as well as more prize giveaways! The Winter CHA 2012 sneak peeks are happening until January 25th so be sure to join us on Monday for all the fun! We hope you have a fantastic weekend and a wonderful Friday!

Your Pals in Paper,

Team Graphic 45


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These classes look fabulous, I wish I was going to be there... hope you take lots of pics to share with us later. I really want this paper now more than ever!!

Great techniques can't wait to play right along with you!

Love the tags by Laura Dennison. I can't wait to get this collection

Gorgeous projects! I also love the tasters of what is to come at CHA, now if only I could go!!

I love all of the projects that were made! My favorites are the book with the butterfly and the house, so creative!

WOW!!! I think I am in love with all the new lines, and that is hard to beat the Tropical Travelouge paper!!! Love all the sneak peeks of the great projects using the new lines!! Certainly gives me some ideas I hadn't thought of!!!

I love the house project. It's so whimsical!

All the projects are so creative and simply wonderful, I just love the house, tags etc. Everything is so wonderful. I can barley wait for Curiosity Shop to come out. I've been sitting on pins and needles each day to see what new things will come and I have NOT been disappointed. Best release yet. :)

So wish I was going to CHA...someday. Those projects are all just stunning. WOW!!!!

That makes me want to craft NOW :D Amazing.

I just may have to hop a plane to CHA... I want to learn to make some of these wonderful products. Your design team is amazing!

Coucou, les projets qui vont être réalisés sont merveilleux, bon CHA, bises

Love the frame but the metal flower is to die for!

Ooohhh I love the house so pretty

Such wonderful creative projects. I love the amazing things that can be created. Gorgeous!

Im in love

Love these ultra-beautiful creations! It makes me sad that I can't be at CHA, but maybe your wonderful design team will share demos after the show? Pretty please?

Oh my what beautiful creations. M favorite so far is the tag.

I love this new collection - can't wait to get my hands on it!

Great projects! Still hoping to win before I buy :)

Super projects! I wish I were going to CHA to see everything!

I love the projects! Will look forward to more inspiration!

Definitely inspiring creations! Unfortunately, I'm not one of the fortunate ones to go to CHA...

Great designs and ideas from Diane. I love the building with the tower! Now I can't wait to see the you tube videos from CHA! Always a great way to see what it's all about! And glad the collection is on your website now too!

gorgeous projects, love the house and frame especially. Love this collection more and more every time I see it.

Can't wait for this line to get to our local store .......I am so in loovvvvvvve with it.

Like others I wish I was going to CHA but hopefully there will be tutorials for these great projects after CHA.

OMG..... just love all the projects with this paperline...would really want to win!!! Love all the inspiration you guys give but i'm already inspired myself to make a lot of pages with your beautiful lines. L.O.V.E. them, W.A.N.T. them, C.H.E.R.I.S.H them in my srappy room!
Amy :)

Just love this collection.

What an awesome line. CAn't wait to get my hands on it!

Love the projects, love the collection and love the classes! I need this collection now!

Graphic 45 paper is fabulous. Love all the projects. Superb!

It keeps getting curiouser and curiouser. I love it all!

wow! those are some really gorgeous projects, love the line of paper, it definitely needs to find it's way to my house.

OH MY! I SO wish I could take the class to learn to make those BEAUTIFUL Flowers!! Thanks for sharing. Have a GREAT Day,
Me-Ma Kim

I loved all of the projects on today's post. I'm really looking forward to CHA -W posts! Thanks for all the inspiration!

CHA looks like an exhausting and vigorating mojo finding journey!

These projects and sneak peaks are great! Thanks for sharing!

the projects are gorgeous,can't wait for Monday. It's going to be a blast!!!

Oh those projects are stunning. Itching to get my hands on the new paper lines. Thanks for sharing the peeks!

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