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August 08, 2012

Lovely Cards & Tutorial Featuring A Ladies' Diary!

5  Nicole Eccles- July CHA Graphic 45 Ladies Diary- Card

Hello G45ers,

We want to welcome you all to our joyful blog today! Our big celebration of A Ladies' Diary is in full swing! This week has been so much fun as we've explored lots of gorgeous crafts featuring A Ladies' Diary, our ultra lovely paper collection. Today is all about stunning cards! You'll see incredible card creations from Tara Orr, Nicole Eccles and Sharon Ngoo of our design team! There is even a fun and easy card tutorial that Sharon Ngoo has prepared for all of you! As an added treat, Gloria Stengel of our design team is being featured on today's Paper Crafter's Library blog! You'll see a sneak peek of her incredible Happy Haunting creation on our blog today. You can hop on over to the Paper Crafter's Library blog to see her amazing creation in its entirety! Today is going to be so much fun! Get ready for a heaping dose of inspiration! This first magnificent card was created by Tara Orr. Using elegant paper layering and pretty embellishments, Tara's card captures all the lavish beauty of A Ladies' Diary! The fabulous colors and artful designs radiate with pure sophistication in this terrific work of art!



Graphic 45 Metal Brads
ColorBox Mix'd Media Inx
ZVA Creative Flowers & Leaves
Stampin' Up Punch

Up next we have this incredible card created by Nicole Eccles. This card is so much fun! Nicole did a great job of layering the beautiful patterned papers of A Ladies' Diary.  Plus she used the coordinating chipboard die cuts and some well-placed bling to give this card a marvelous vintage look! It's so captivating!

A Ladies' Diary Card Nicole Eccles
A Ladies' Diary Card Nicole Eccles
A Ladies' Diary Card Nicole Eccles
A Ladies' Diary Card Nicole Eccles
A Ladies' Diary Card Nicole Eccles

Graphic 45 Papers
Want 2 Scrap: Bling Flourish
Tombow: Glue Stick
Ranger: Glossy Accents
Scrapbook Adhesives: 3D Foam Squares

Next we have another fantastic card that you're sure to love! This one was created by Sharon Ngoo. This craft is great because it's a card and gift voucher holder all in one! This is a wonderful project for creating a beautiful and memorable gift! Here is what Sharon had to say about this fabulous card. Have fun making one of your very own with Sharon's wonderful tutorial! Take it away, Sharon!

Hi everybody!!! Don't you just love all the lovely designs on the A Ladies' Diary Collection?  It really works great on cards! And what's one thing that ladies love?  Shopping!  So I decided to make a card that can hold some shopping vouchers - way to make a lady happy right? Here's what it looks like on the outside:

Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo A Ladies Diary Gift Voucher Holder
And on the inside:

Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo A Ladies Diary Gift Voucher Holder (inside)

And here's a tutorial so you can make one too:
Graphic45 Sharon Ngoo A Ladies Diary Gift Voucher Holder Tutorial
1.  A Ladies' Diary Stickers
Pattern Papers (A Ladies Diary Collection - all 8X8")
1. Cream cardstock - American Craft
2.  brads - American Craft
3.  Ink - Ranger Distress Ink (Tattered Rose)
Wow, wasn't that fun?! We want to encourage you all to check out today's Paper Crafter's Library blog where Gloria Stengel is being featured today! Here is a sneak peek of an amazing Happy Haunting creation she created! Just hop on over to the Paper Crafter's Library blog to see the full project and discover even more inspiration! Bring even more joy to your day with this gorgeous creation!

We sure hope you all had a great time today! Thank you all so much for stopping by our blog. The celebration of A Ladies' Diary continues on tomorrow's blog. We hope you'll come back and see us! Remember to leave us a blog or Facebook comment this week for your chance to win our fabulous blog prize! We will be announcing one random winner on Friday's blog! Huge thanks to Tara Orr, Nicole Eccles, Sharon Ngoo and Gloria Stengel for their incredible work today! We hope you all have a beautiful day!

Happy Papercrafting!

Your Friends at Graphic 45


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Absolutely stunning cards, the details are perfect.

So so pretty!!

Beautiful cards!

Great cards! I always find inspiration here. Thank You.

Very elegant cards. Lady like and lovely!

Love the cards today ladies! The white butterfly is stunning! and I love the pearl bling too, great job!

Beautiful cards, great tutorial!

Very clever! I have some great ideas.

beautiful projects today,thank you,Ladies.

Beautiful cards. I mostly make cards so any ideas using your wonderful paper is welcome.

Elegant cars!!!. Wonderful!


What absolutely stunning cards. I just love them. The first one especially. This paper set is stunning in its own right. Love love love it.

Love these! You ladies never disapoint!

Wonderful cards. The gift card is so pretty, I can immediately think of a dozen women in my life that would love to receive it.

Thank you so much...I am making cards right now...and I loved this...and the tutorial specifically.....thanks again.

All of the cards are just amazing! Love this collection

Such beautiful cards!!! Love them all! THanks for the tutorial on the gift voucher holder!!

Drop dead gorgeous cards! What a super idea for this fantastic paper! LOVE IT!


Great tutorial and adorable cards!

wow! they all look amazing! Thank you for sharing!

Thank you for the tutorial. I'm amazed at all the beautiful projects that can be
made with the Ladies Diary papers. Of course I shouldn't be as it's from Graphic 45.

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CARDS EVER!!!! love this paper collection and so can't wait to create something with this paper collection.
HAve to get started--

Just so stunning and these papers are gorgeous. Fantastic ideas to use them
x catherine

The cards are beautiful, all of them.

Beautiful cards, just in time for my sister's and niece's birthdays. Thanks again for making it easy for us all.

Gorgeous cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

The Ladies Diary is so versatile.

Beautiful cards. Love the Tri-fold gift folder.

What a great selection of cards from your DT. These are fantastic. Thanks for sharing,

I really love the cards. Maybe today is card making day here at my shop. -Idaho Amy

I have been loving all the projects using Ladies' Diary...they are amazing! And thanks for the chance to win!

Lovely cards they are. Keep the creativity flowing!

So beautiful!!!

Gorgeous cards! I love this collection!

Dreamy really.

So pretty! I love the DT creations!

What a beautiful selection of cards. Loved the Halloween layout too. Will have to get some liquid chalk ink to try out the chipboard technique.

Beautiful cards. These papers are so versatile. Still have my fingers crossed to win Jim's truly awesome desk. Please pick me.

They are all gorgeous cards. They definitely take you to a different time. What a cute fall layout with all the layers and textures.

Truly, lovely cards! I can't get enough of Ladies Diary.

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