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July 23, 2012

It's the Graphic 45, Want2Scrap & Art Glitter Blog Hop Day 1!

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Hello G45ers!

We want to welcome you all to the first day of the amazing Graphic 45, Want2Scrap and Art Glitter blog hop! This is going to be an incredible week of crafts, prizes and tons of inspiration! All this week we're teaming up with the fine folks at Want2Scrap and Art Glitter to bring you lots of gorgeous crafts and prize opportunities! How does the blog hop work? Good question! This week we're giving you the chance to win these fabulous prize packs that are filled with lots of goodies from Graphic 45, Want2Scrap and Art Glitter! All you need to do to enter to win these wonderful prizes is hop on over to today's featured blogs from our design team! There you will see the most amazing crafts that combine Graphic 45, Want2Scrap and Art Glitter products! While you're there just leave a blog comment and you'll be entered into this week's contest! Want2Scrap and Art Glitter are also giving away some fabulous prizes this week. Be sure to hop on over to their blogs to discover even more inspiration and prizes! We will also be giving away two additional prizes on Facebook and Pinterest this week! Oh goody! Check out these incredible blog prizes!



Today you'll see some fabulous sneak peek images of gorgeous projects from Jane Tregenza, Maiko Miwa and Tara Orr of the Graphic 45 design team! Just hop on over to their wonderful blogs to see the crafts in their full glory. Be sure to leave a blog comment while you're there for your chance to win this week's prize! Want to know more about Graphic 45, Want to Scrap and Art Glitter? Here is more information about these fabulous crafting companies!

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About Graphic 45:

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 or home decor project.

About Want2Scrap:

Want2Scrap™ manufacturers rhinestones lines including the specialty Nestabling™  line along with the newly released Nestaboard™ chipboard line that coordinates perfectly with the Spellbinders™ Nestabilies™ die templates. Want2Scrap™ also manufacturers their own line chipboard albums and accents, acrylic albums, and multi-layered laser designs and other fine scrapbooking products. Want2Scrap™ brings ease of use and flexibility in their product lines by offering products uniquely tailored to its customers’ needs.

About Art Glitter:

Spread the Sparkle! Be it cosmetics, scrapbooking, t-shirts, cards, jewelry, quilts, rock star toes, home decor or even cement...everything is better with Art Glitter on it! Barbara Trombley opened Art Institute Glitter, Inc. in 1982 and now supplies artists and artisans, crafters and craftsmen with more than 400 brilliant cosmetic quality glitter colors and industrial-strength adhesives. Art Glitter products have been featured on “The New Martha Stewart Show”, “Carol Duvall Show”, HGTV, Home Shopping Network and several times in “Martha Stewart Living Magazine” including this upcoming December, 2009 issue. Thousands of retail stores throughout the world carry Art Glitter products. Barbara’s first book, “Glitter Artistry: Bags, Tags & Cards,” was warmly received by artists in 2006 and is still a big hit today (Sterling Publishing, Inc.). Art Glitter’s retail showroom is located in Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Arizona.

Here is the schedule for this week's wonderful blog hop! In case you miss a day you can still go back and check out the gorgeous crafts and leave your blog comments for your chance to win!

Monday, July 23rd

Jane Tregenza: http://janetregenza.blogspot.com/
Maiko Miwa: http://shiny-scrap.blogspot.com/
Tara Orr: http://eachmoment-onlyonce.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, July 24th

Alberto Juárez : http://vintageodyssey.blogspot.com/
Gloria Stengel : http://gloriascraps.blogspot.com/
Nicole Eccles: http://www.nicoleeccles.com/

Wednesday, July 25th

Arlene Cuevas: http://butterflykisseswithlove.blogspot.com/
Jim, The Gentleman Crafter: http://thegentlemancrafter.typepad.com/
Betto Cesare: http://scrapguys.blogspot.com/

Thursday, July 26th

Clare Charvill: http://mycreativespirit.blogspot.com/
Kristin Wilson: http://www.kristinwilsonhandmade.com/
Sharon Ngoo: http://glooshmoo.blogspot.com/

Friday, July 27th

Denise Hahn: http://www.inmyblueroom.blogspot.com/
Laura Denison: http://www.followingthepapertrail.blogspot.com/
Susan Lui: http://luv2scrap-pages.blogspot.com/

Our first featured blog belongs to the amazing Jane Tregenza! Here is a tantalizing look at Jane's stunning Happy Haunting creation! Hop on over to Jane's blog to see the complete project and be sure to leave her a blog comment for your chance to win!



Next up is this incredibly beautiful sneak peek by Maiko Miwa. Hop on over to Maiko's blog to discover the complete project. Get a huge dose of inspiration and be sure to leave a blog comment for your chance to win!



And last but certainly not least is this brilliant sneak peek by Tara Orr. See the full project on Tara's beautiful blog. You will love what you see! Don't forget to leave a blog comment while you're there for your chance to win!



Well that's all for today, G45ers. The blog hop fun continues all week long! Be sure to check out the Want2Scrap and Art Glitter blogs for even more craft inspiration and prize opportunities! This is going to be such a wonderful week! Big thanks to our pals at Want2Scrap and Art Glitter for this terrific collaboration! Also big thanks to Jane Tregenza, Maiko Miwa and Tara Orr for their beautiful work today. We wish you all a very happy Monday and we hope to see you all again tomorrow for more blog hop fun!

Happy Hopping!

Your Friends at Graphic 45


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Exciting! I had trouble getting everywhere a minute ago, so I was thrilled the FB link worked!

Thatz amazing.. love it..

awesome! go G45&friends! ^_^

Love, Love me some Graphic45...the prizes look Yummy Too!!!

This is going to be a fabulous blog hop! 3 great Companies working together, I love it!

Fabulous start to this week's hop!!! Beautiful projects- and I know there are more fabulous projects to come!!

Love all the papers you used, this would also make a good decorative piece for a teacher.

Completely wonderful projects/layouts for Monday! I had a hard time with the translate feature on Maiko's website - but all in all - things went well and of course amazing projects!!!

Just love the projects! The prizes are delish, too! Love Graphic 45!!!

What a great combination of companies. This is sure to be a fun week!

I hopped and hopped and hopped to some really terrific stuff. My favorite today was Maiko's fan layout. Very creative and complemented her beautiful daughter to a tee! Looking forward to tomorrow

Oh how exciting...a Blog Hop! ThX Graphic 45.Want2Scrap, & Art Glitter!

I am just super crazy on Little Darling, really HOPE I am the chosen one!! Thanks in advance!

I can't get enough Graphic 45. It is amazing paper and what great designs.
thanks for sharing :-)
Mary Jo

Love these blog hops. I am a huge fan of G45 and the products from these other two companies are such wonderful compements to any project.

have already been to the blogs and they have some great projects.

Amazing products from all 3 companies! I adore Graphic 45 paper, the glitter from Art Glitter is so beautiful and I have to check out the chipboard albums from Want2Scrap! Thank you for introducing me to some wonderful new products!

I am so excited to be hopping along this week. Can't wait to peek at all the "gorgeousness"!
Jessica S

Is amazing! I love it!!

I like the blog hops. I learn so much!

Love blog hops with all the wonderful inspiration and great products. This should be a fun week. Thanks

First of all I LOVE blog hops! And your designers are AMAZING!!! I can't wait to see the rest of the weeks projects!!

Love all the prizes you ladies give away all the time!! Makes it very exciting to watch you every day!!

I have been waiting for this LittleDarling again...amazing papers. I really want to have them plus the other gifts, can try them all altogether..

Very beautiful projects! So inspirational!! I would love to win the package of products to give it a whirl! Happy creating!

so much talent in one place

Lots of inspiration here!! :o)

If I wan to get inspiration this is all here, thanks for the opportunity to participate and check other peoples blog with such a great talent!!!

Awesome hop, so many beautiful creations.

How beautiful! How generous to offer more treasures for us.

I love that you all get together and show us your products! Another hit on your hands!!!! brians@tds.net

I loved all the projects today. I think they showcased all the products from each company that's participating and did it in an amazing way.

Can't wait until tomorrow!

Fantastic hopping so far (but I knew the G45 bit would be!)... off to explore at the other blogs - such a generous prize, and with all this inspiration thrown in for free!
Alison x

I found so much inspiration from your blog hop with May art ribbon, I've been so looking forward to the next one, this week will be so much fun!!

Very beautiful projects that were shared today! They are all very gorgeous! Love the products in the giveaway, so may ideas turning in my head now. -Kris-

I love a good blog hop! Yea!

This is fun! Hope springs eternal.

Such inspiration from them both. This should be fun seeing all the DT's pieces of art.

My first time taking part in a blog hop, I just can't resist, if G45 calls, I have to come! :) Love everything about all the projects and creations! Thank you for the chance!

I'm looking forward to seeing it all..

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