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December 20, 2012

Graphic 45 & Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop! Day 4


Hello G45ers,

We want to welcome you all to another stupendous day of fun here at the Graphic 45 blog! We're continuing the blog hop bliss with our friends at Scrapbook Adhesives! Today you will see more exquisite crafts that combine Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives products. We've got stunning crafts today from Laura Denison, Betto Cesare and Tara Orr! You are going to see a splendid variety of projects today that are sure to make you smile. The great folks at Scrapbook Adhesives also have some amazing crafts to share with you today on their blog! Be sure to hop on over to the Scrapbook Adhesives blog today to see the beautiful Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives creations that their design team has made! Be sure to leave a blog comment while you're there for your chance to win the fabulous prize that Scrapbook Adhesives is offering for this week's special blog hop event!

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Here is the incredible Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives prize pack that we are giving away this week on our blog! It includes a Place in Time 12x12 paper pad, Place in Time coordinating chipboard die-cuts, Place in Time stickers, Graphic 45 Ornate Metal Keys, Graphic 45 Chipboard Buttons, three packs of Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Foam Squares and a Scrapbook Adhesives MyStik! Wow! We will be choosing one random winner from this week's blog comments and announcing them on our blog on Monday, December 24th! So be sure to leave us a blog comment for your chance to win!


There is also a chance to win some fabulous Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives prizes on our Facebook and Pinterest pages this week! Definitely check them out for your chance to win!

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Today's first incredible creation was made by Laura Denison. It's a gorgeous Changeable Photo Display Tray! This is such a wonderful craft that is a lot of fun to make. It would also make the perfect gift for the holidays! Follow Laura's fun and easy instructions to create one of your very own! Take it away, Laura!

I love the Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Foam Squares! I used them here to create a Changeable Photo Display Tray.

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For this project, create a 2 1/2" x 12" open top box from chipboard. 
You will also need eight 12" long 1/4" dowels. 
Paint or ink your dowels.

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Attach dowels together with 3D Foam Squares. 
This will give the perfect spacing for you mattes/photos. 
Attach the dowels to the inside of the box bottom

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Create chipboard mattes in your desired size. 
Make 5 to 7 mattes.
Add patterned paper and embellishments to mattes.

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Place mattes into slots between dowels, staggering sizes, orientation, and horizontal placement.

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This would also be a great way to display Christmas cards, or tags....maybe even a calendar on one of the mattes.


Graphic 45 Papers from A Place in Time, Bird Song, and Curtain Call
Graphic 45 Chipboard and Sticker Embellishments
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 3D Foam Squares
Flowers by Petaloo


Next up is this incredibly beautiful and imaginative layout titled "Create one Dream" by Betto Cesare. All the adorable characters in Graphic 45 papers come to life in this brilliant LO! Using fussy cutting, paper layering and Scrapbook Adhesives 3-D Foam Squares, Betto created a colorful layout with incredible dimension! There is so much vivid color and imagination in this layout! Wow!

"My idea with this project was to collage various roles with different cutouts giving them dimension and depth with the help of adhesives and mainly with the help of Scrapbook Adhesives 3D foam squares." -Betto Cesare








Graphic 45 papers collection:
A Proper Gentleman 
Magic of oz
curtain call
le cirque 
steampunk debutante
Ornate metal Buttons Graphic 45
chipboard Imaginarium
3D foan
EZ dots 
and permanent adesives from Scrapbook Adhesives

Next up is a delightful and whimsical Nutcracker Sweet card by Tara Orr. This amazing  Sugar Plum Fairy card displays some wonderful paper layering and paper distressing techniques. With the help of Scrapbook Adhesives products and beautiful Graphic 45 papers, holiday cards are a breeze! Behold this stunning card and imagine what kinds of cards you could make with Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives!




Graphic 45 Supplies:
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Supplies:
3D Foam Squares (black)
Personalized E-Z Runner Permanent Adhesive Roller
May Arts: Ribbon

That's all for today, G45ers. We hope you had a great time exploring today's marvelous crafts! Big thanks to our friends at Scrapbook Adhesives as well as Laura Denison, Betto Cesare and Tara Orr for their fantastic work today! Join us tomorrow for more inspiration as the Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives blog hop continues! We hope you all have a terrific day!

With Love and Pretty Paper,

Your Friends at Graphic 45


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Lots of inspiration coming our way! I can't wait to get at these projects!

What a fabulous idea form Laura - I envy your creativity! So beautiful just the way its presented - no pictures needed!

Your DT really hit it out of the park today!! I especially like Laura's Photo Display Tray which would also work for tags or cards, etc!!

All the projects are lovely today, so well done all you creative people!

Love that card! Looks so expensive :)

Laura's brilliant display and Tara's fabulous layered creation are perfect for making your beautiful papers shine. I love what they create...

these are all strunning projects.. I adore the place in time collection. thanks for doing what you do G45 x

Amazing creativity going on here. Love this G45 blog!

Everything is great, but the photo tray is killer. I would have NEVER thought of using the dowels like that. Laura blows me away with her creativity.

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