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November 17, 2012

Handmade Holidays Blog Hop Day 2!


Hello G45ers,

Welcome to another amazing day of the 2nd Annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!!! We are so happy that you are joining us today! We've got more stunning inspiration today as we team up with a variety of fantastic crafting manufacturers to bring you this epic blog hop event! Today we will be sharing some stunning handmade creations from Laura Denison and Gloria Stengel of the graphic 45 design team. There is boundless inspiration to behold on all of today's featured blogs. Check out today's blog hop schedule below to find today's participating blogs! Have a wonderful time!

Handmade Holidays Blog Hop 2012 - FINAL 

Calling all crafters! We’ve gathered designers from some of our favorite manufacturers to show you ways to create something from the heart this holiday season. This 3 day Hop includes over 60 stops with inspiration brimming from every corner. Explore all of the thoughtful and frugal handmade gifts you could create for the holidays, all in one place, during our second annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! 

To sweeten the Hop, we’re offering a gift for you! For every comment you leave on the blogs in the Hop, you’ll be entered to win a prize pack from one of the participating manufacturer sponsors!

Here is the deluxe prize pack that Graphic 45 is giving away for this wonderful blog hop event! To enter to win this amazing prize just be sure to leave a blog comment on the Graphic 45 blog as well as today's featured Graphic 45 design team member's blogs, Laura Denison and Gloria Stengel. A random winner will be chosen from the blog comments left during this fabulous blog hop!



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Visit the list of blogs below and leave a comment on each by Nov 27, 2011 at 11:59 PM PST. Each day we will be sharing a brand new list of blogs with brand new projects for you to explore, be inspired by, and create from!

Nov 16

Donna Salazar Designs – http://donnasalazar.typepad.com/
Eileen Hull for Sizzix http://eileenhull.blogspot.com/
Kristin Wilson – Graphic 45 -  http://www.kristinwilsonhandmade.com/
Jennie Garcia - Tombow -  earthyscrap.blogspot.com
Gini Williams Cagle - Hampton Art - http://ginicagle.blogspot.com/
Sabrina Alery – Clearsnap – http://Sabrinaalery.blogspot.com
DeeDee Catron - Globecraft Memories - http://umwowstudio.blogspot.com/
Michelle Grant – Donna Salazar Designs -  http://michellejbg.blogspot.com
Emily Lanham – Authentique Paper -http://www.createserendipity.net
Emma Jeffery – Fiskateers - http://hellobeautifulblog.blogspot.com
Natalie Clause – The Twinery -  http://www.southernbellescharm.com/
Alberto L Juarez – Graphic 45 http://vintageodyssey.blogspot.com/
Jennifer Priest – Clearsnap – http://hydrangeahippo.blogspot.com
Heather Conklin – Authentique Paper - http://goldiecar.blogspot.com/

Nov 17 

Donna Salazar Designs – http://donnasalazar.typepad.com/
Eileen Hull for Sizzix http://eileenhull.blogspot.com/
Diana Gonzalez – Clearsnap – http:// www.arteypoemas.com
Monika Wright – The Twinery - http://www.iloveitallwithmonikawright.com/
Gretchen McElveen - Hampton Art - http://gretchenmac.blogspot.com/
Megan Aaron – Clearsnap-  http://thoughtsoftraveling.blogspot.com/
Gloria Stengel – Graphic 45 - http://www.gloriascraps.blogspot.com/
Suzanne Austin – Clearsnap - http://whatsinalousyananut.blogspot.com/
Shellye McDaniel – Authentique Paper - http://paperedcottage.blogspot.com/
Natasha Naranjo Aguirre – Donna Salazar Designs -  http://www.moments-of-tranquility.com
Jen Carter – The Twinery - http://jensinkspot.blogspot.com/
Laura Denison – Graphic 45 - www.lauradenisondesigns.com
Candy Spiegel – Globecraft Memories - http://candyspiegel.wordpress.com/ 
Nov 18

Donna Salazar Designs – http://donnasalazar.typepad.com/
Eileen Hull for Sizzix http://eileenhull.blogspot.com/
Dana Warren - Hampton Art - http://kraftpaperstamps.blogspot.com/
Steph Ackerman – Globecraft Memories - www.stephaniescraps.blogspot.com
Arlene Cuevas – Graphic 45 -  http://butterflykisseswithlove.blogspot.com/
Susan Lui – Graphic 45 -  http://luv2scrap-pages.blogspot.com/
Ashley Bores – The Twinery - http://www.heartmadelife.com/
Mistra Hoolahan – Donna Salazar Designs - http://mistrabutterfly.blogspot.com
Nina Yang - Hampton Art - http://waffleflower.com/
Angie Blom – Authentique Paper - http://angieblomdesigns.blogspot.com/
Denise Hahn – Clearsnap – http://inmyblueroom.blogspot.com
Stephenie Hamen – Fiskateers - www.mycraftyadventures.com
Guiseppa Gubler – Authentique Paper - http://guiseppagubler.blogspot.com/
Jessica Fick – The Twinery - http://iembellish.blogspot.com/

Here is a splendid sneak peek of a handmade craft by Laura Denison. Hop on over to Laura's incredible blog to see this fabulous project in its entirety. This is such a clever craft creation! You definitely don't want to miss it! Be sure to leave Laura a blog comment while you're there for your chance to win that amazing Graphic 45 prize pack!
Laura's Blog:

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Next we have this gorgeous craft creation by Gloria Stengel. Here is a sweet sneak peek of Gloria's marvelous craft! Just hop on over to her blog to see this complete project. It is simply delightful! Be sure to leave a comment on Gloria's fabulous blog for your chance to win that fantastic Graphic 45 deluxe prize pack!
Gloria's Blog:


That's all for today, G45ers. We have more in store for you tomorrow as we continue the Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! It's going to be yet another fun-filled day of inspiration and prizes! We hope to see you then! Big thanks to Laura Denison, Gloria Stengel and all of today's participating craft manufacturers. We had a great time bringing this special blog event to you today! Have a wonderful rest of your day!

Happy Papercrafting!

Your Friends at Graphic 45


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Both projects today are really special. And I always look forward to anything Laura designs for you guys!!

WOW - the sneak peeks were well worth the visit - Laura's and Gloria's projects are both FABULOUS!!! Looking forward to learning how-to from Laura :)
PS - the link to Laura's project goes to her old blog address

I'm looking forward to being inspired on this blog hop. :)

Graphic 45 does everything with class. Such a fun blog hop...and I'm getting so many good ideas! Thank you!

What a beautiful sneak peek! Thank you for a wonderful hop!

so very inspiring, can't wait for the next!

oh! oh! oh! HO! HO! HO!
Happy to be veiwing
Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!

Great ideas for gifts!!

WOW! Thanks for this wonderful blog hop! I can't wait to feast my eyes on all the gorgeous creations!!

Sensational hopping... and wonderful sneak peeks - off to check them out!
Alison x

Amazing! Thanks

I can't wait to see Laura's and Gloria's projects in full. I can feel that today's hop will be as inspirational as yesterday's hop. Thanks Graphic45 for being a host of the hop.

The blog listed here for me is incorrect...it should be wwwlauradenisondesigns.com

what a great prize pack!!!!

Blog hops are such fun and you get to see such wonderful work!

I'm enjoying all of the projects. Such inspiration!

Wonderful projects as usual.

great projects again today!

Laura and Gloria's sneak peaks are amazing, but then again, I wouldn't expect anything else from them. They are such wonderful designers. Thanks for the blog hop. I love getting so many new ideas and inspirations.

...this tour is sooo pleasing to the eye.. one great project after another...LOVELY

Wow! Thanks for all the inspiration.

Проект Blog Hop изумительно-красивый и волшебный !
Я под большим впечатлением от увиденного !!!
Так гармонично все здесь - и идея праздника , яркое и красочное исполнение !!!
Много-много маленьких милых деталей и много-много больших идей :)

OMG this prize is amazing!!

Gorgeous sneak peeks!

Great blog hops. I'm learning lots.

Having fun blog hopping.

Lots of great project ideas. Thanks. :)

I'm off to hop. Thank you for putting this together.

Beautiful projects.

Enjoyed the side trips on the hop!
Beautiful creations.

Great projects today. And what an amazing prize package!

I love the ipad case/easel by Laura and the baked goodies box by Gloria are both amazing projects!!!! Thanks... and the gift package is AWESOME!!!!

Awesome projects!

Fabulous projects and the blog hop candy is going to make some very happy hoppers

love the holiday colors :) makes me want to jump right in and get crafting... :)

Loving this hop already! Gloria and Laura are both exceptional designers that I always look to for inspiration and they did it again :) Thanks for the extra chances to win this amazing prize!

Love the colours of the projects :) Very lovely !!!
Hugs Rebecca

Wow, that prize package is too good to be true! Off to see the fill projects now :)

Love these sneak peeks, can't wait to see more!

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