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March 19, 2013

Imaginative Ideas With French Country


Welcome G45ers!

Get ready to add some color and inspiration to your day! We've got three gorgeous French Country creations on today's blog that are sure to dazzle you! There is such a diverse array of stunning saturated colors and elegant designs in French Country. It has everything you need to create the perfect card, layout, altered art piece or any other craft you can imagine! Today we will share a fabulous 10-minute card by Kristin Wilson, a darling layout by Tara Orr and a marvelous altered box by Alberto Juarez! Each of these unique crafts will open up a wealth of ideas for how to create with French Country! Are you ready for some fun, G45ers?! Lets get to it!

First up is this wonderfully elegant 10-minute card by Kristin Wilson. Using some easy paper layering, inking and pretty ribbons and chipboard embellishments, Kristin created this lovely all-occasions card! This card has so much charm and sophistication and it took almost no time at all! Try creating one for yourself using your favorite Graphic 45 papers and Staples!




Graphic 45: French Country Collection 6x6 Papers, Double-Sided Cardstock, Chipboard 1, Cardstock Stickers
Stampin Up!: Cardstock, Ribbon, Stamp
Papertrey Ink: Twine

Next up is another super clever and beautiful French Country creation! Here is a magnificent layout by Tara Orr. Just look at all of those incredible layers! Layering your French Country papers can add so much beauty to any LO! You can also see some superb uses of the French Country Cardstock Flowers in this darling creation! Paper distressing also helps add even more vintage charm! Here is what Tara had to say about this fun and fabulous work of art!

"LOVE the vintage feel of this collection.  I added a heap of layers to create dimension and stuck with a more monochromatic colour scheme.  The flowers are sooo beautiful when layered!" -Tara Orr






French Country Cardstock Die Cuts
Metal Hinges

Last but not least is this stunning altered French Country box by Alberto Jarez. Altered boxes are always such a joy to create! This box opens to reveal a treasure trove of French Country Chipboards, Banners, Tags & Pockets and other Graphic 45 Staples products! This inventive creation would make a wonderful gift or piece of home decor! Get inspired by Alberto's joyful creation! Think about what kind of altered art piece you'd like to create with French Country!
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Alberto Juarez graphic45 french country box 3

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We hope you all enjoyed today's fun variety of French Country crafts! The sky is the limit when you let your imagination run wild with Graphic 45 papers! We want to thank Kristin Wilson, Tara Orr and Alberto Juarez for their amazing work today! We hope their crafts helped inspire you to create your own card, layout, altered art piece and more with French Country! We hope you'll stop by and see us tomorrow as we bring you more inspiration and fun ideas for amazing crafts! We wish you all a very happy day!

With Love and Pretty Paper,

Your Friends at Graphic 45


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Awesome layout with all the layers, and those flowers love the prints Tara used together for the flowers. Like Kristin's use of sunflowers and the checks on her card...stunning! Alberto's altered box is amazing with the interesting folds on the front!
Can't wait to get a hold of French Country, I love the prints!

wow i am running out of superlatives to say hw amazing graphic 45 is and the design team wows me every time

Beautiful projects!

Stunning projects again. I love the box especially.

Wonderful projects!

as always great projects

WOW! As always all of the projects are incredible! Love Alberto Juarez's box! Great layers and elements! Thanks for sharing!

The projects are great. French Country collection is awesome. I just love looking at it. Thanks for sharing.

Wonderful projects

Beautiful projects. I love it!!

Köszönöm, hogy írásban ezt. Tényleg úgy érzem, mintha tudok sokkal többet erről, mint én tettem korábban. A blog valóban hozott néhány dolog, kiderült, hogy soha nem gondolta volna, erről, mielőtt olvasni. Folytatnia kell ezt, Im meg róla, a legtöbb ember egyetértene youve kapott egy ajándék.
Ez a helyes weblog bárki számára, akinek szüksége van, hogy keressen meg ki erről a témáról. Rájössz Sok egyébként annak szinte nehéz vitatkozni veled (nem, hogy én valóban szüksége lenne ... haha​​). Ön határozottan tesz egy új spin a téma amit írtak évek óta. Szép dolog, csak nagy!

What gorgeous paper and creations!

Gorgeous, gorgeous, projects, as always.

BEautiful projects!! Love the butterfly box!

Great inspiration today, love that French Country dp and the way it is show cased, thank you graphic45.

what great projects. love the card but then I do mostly cards and then scrapbooking so the projects really give me great ideas. TFS

Beyond gorgeous!!!

Just ordered some french country papers! Now pick me, pick me!!!

Love the box, perfect for "stuff".

OMG! This is so wonderful!

I'm speechless! This was the trifecta of crafty goodness today. I love Kristin's elegant card, and appreciate how quickly it goes together. And Tara's layout with all those gorgeous layered flowers nearly took my breath away. Finally, Alberto's box...wow.....his imagination is wonderful!

All wonderful. Must mention the box. Love the box!

Fab inspiration yet again!!! I want to go play with paper now!

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