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July 10, 2012

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks: More Graphic 45 Staples!


Hello G45ers,

Welcome to another incredible day here at the Graphic 45 blog! Inspiration is definitely in the air as we continue our sneak peeks of our gorgeous new releases for CHA Summer! Today you'll get to see more stunning new products from our Staples line! Today we're introducing our beautiful new Ornate Metal Keys and Ornate Metal Key Hole Staples! These wonderful new Staples were created with that classic Graphic 45 vintage style! Plus we have 4 new winners to announce from yesterday's Staples contest. You'll have another chance today to enter to win a $25 prize pack of the brand new Graphic 45 Staples. Just leave us a blog comment any time today for your chance to win! We will be choosing 4 random winners everyday between now and Monday, July 16th! So be sure to leave us a blog comment for your chance to win! Also today we've got gorgeous Happy Haunting crafts from Kristin Wilson and Sharon Ngoo! Today is filled with so much fun and excitement! Lets start with some prizes! Our randomly chosen winners from yesterday's contest are...

-Susan Bullock: "Am loving all the sneak peeks! Would love to win these staples ~ a must have. Thanks for the chance to win."

-Marcy F. :"Can't wait for the new staples line to use on projects."

-Barbara Parker: "What a wonderful package these staples would make ! Something that is so needed to boost the creative mind. I sure would love to win them !"

-Debbie Painter: "I just love the Door Pulls & the Label Holders!!! Alberto Juarez's Mini Album is just Beautiful!!!! I still really love the Lil Darlings line!!!"

Congratulations! Will our winners please email us with your shipping information at info@g45papers.com to claim your prize. Hooray! And now it's time for some astonishing sneak peeks of the new Graphic 45 Staples!

Introducing the new Graphic 45 Ornate Metal Keys! Unlock your imagination with these gorgeous new Staples! Made from quality antique brass, these unique embellishments add a new level of elegance to any craft creation. Each pack contains 8 beautiful keys in 4 unique vintage-inspired designs. Add weight, dimension and beauty to layouts, cards, altered art, mini albums and much more! These amazing new Staples work beautifully with any Graphic 45 paper collection. Open the door to inspiration new Ornate Metal Keys from Graphic 45!


Also new from the Graphic 45 Staples line, we proudly introduce the gorgeous Ornate Metal Key Holes! Each pack contains 5 unique designs that bring a timeless charm to every craft creation! Made from beautiful antique brass, the Ornate Metal Key Holes work perfectly in conjunction with any Graphic 45 paper collection. Add style and refinement to your layouts, cards, mini albums or altered art! Get your creative gears turning and discover a whole new world of possibilities with the new Ornate Metal Key Holes from Graphic 45!


And now it's time for even more inspiration! Is that even possible?! You bet it is! Next we've got an exclusive peek at some of the stunning crafts that our design team have been creating for CHA! We've got two Happy Haunting crafts that you're sure to love! First up is this amazing layout by Kristin Wilson. The vibrant Halloween colors, fun embellishments and adorable photos really capture the spirit of this spooktacular collection! So pretty!


Graphic 45: Happy Hauntings Collection
May Arts: Bakers Twine
Want2Scrap: Self Adhesive Bling
Craft Store: Buttons, Ribbon

Next we have this remarkable Happy Haunting grandfather clock and tutorial by Sharon Ngoo! This is such a clever way to craft with the Graphic 45 Kraftboard Altered Art Boxes! And this is a great time to start thinking about your Halloween crafts! It's never too early to dream! Sharon has even created a super fun tutorial that's sure to get you in the Halloween crafting spirit! What fun! Here is what Sharon had to say about the inspiration behind this wonderful work of art!

I was inspired the phrase "Charms of the witching hour" on the "Happy Haunting" patterned paper. It made me think of clocks and as I was messing around with the altered art boxes, I realised that the proportions of the small box and big box together were just about right for a nice tall grandfather clock! (I love these boxes! They're so versatile!). So here's my version of a Halloween grandfather clock.  I didn't manage to get down to the hardware store to find a nice clock mechanism, so unfortunately, this clock is purely decorative....It would have been really cool if there was a real clock in it! But hey, the pendulum swings!

Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo Grandfather Clock Happy Haunting

This is the clock face.

Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo Grandfather Clock Happy Haunting (clock face)

And here's the pendulum.

Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo Grandfather Clock Happy Haunting (pendulum)


Other supplies:
1.  Black acrylic paint

2.  Tim Holtz Ideo-logy pocket watch
3.  Ribbon - May Arts
4. String for tyling
5. book ring - my own

Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo Grandfather Clock Happy Haunting Tutorial

Well that's all for today, G45ers. Thank you all so much for joining us. We look forward to reading your blog comments today! Huge thanks to Kristin Wilson and Sharon Ngoo for their stunning work. We'll have more fabulous sneak peeks, prizes and crafts on tomorrow's blog. We hope to see you there! Have a glorious day!

Happy Papercrafting!

Your Friends at Graphic 45


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Wow! Love the key and keyhoes!

I really love all the new Staples and can't wait to add them to my collection. I also love the grandfather clock, and I vote we get Jim, The Gentleman Crafter, to figure out how to make it run! Talk about collaboration!!

Beautiful projects! Great Staples!! I hope I can find a source to purchase the boxes. Google is my next stop!!

I stumbled across this blog and am a new and excited fan. So many new things to try and discover. I love the tutorials but mostly the designs. Wow! How could I possibly know where to start? Love the keys...the staples are phenomenal!

Great instructions for the clock. Can't wait to get some of the new staples, so beautiful. thank you for the gift of your talent. Lanna

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