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September 30, 2013

Colorful Statements With Typography

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Hello G45ers,

Get ready to beat those Monday blues and bring some color and joyful sentiments to your day with our new Typography collection! Today we're highlighting some gorgeous ideas for bringing your memories to life! We've got a bright and beautiful altered frame by Arlene Cuevas. Then Alberto Juarez is going to share his breathtaking mini album that you're sure to love! Today's crafts are just perfect for gift ideas or for making something special for yourself. Either way, you're sure to get inspired to create! Typography is filled with so much rich color, hypnotic designs and lots of inspirational quotes. Today's crafts are sure to give you some incredible ideas for your next project! We're going to have so much fun today, G45ers!

First up, we wanted to announce our big winner from last week's amazing blog hop with Graphic 45, Petaloo and Xyron! We had so much fun getting to share all of those incredible crafts with you, G45ers! Big thanks to everyone who left us a blog comment last week for a chance to win! Today's winner was chosen at random from last week's comments. And the winner is...

-Taunya Butler: "The things ya'll create here are just incredible!! Jaw droppingly awesome!! Thanks for all the great prizes you all give away also!!"

Congratulations, Taunya! Please email us with your shipping address at info@g45papers.com to claim your prize! Hooray!

We've got another fun new blog contest happening this week! We want you to tell us about your favorite local scrapbook store for a chance to win a fantastic Typography prize pack! Read all the details about this week's contest below! We're giving away two beautiful Typography prizes this week that include a Typography 8x8 paper pad, Stickers, cardstock Tags & Pockets, Chipboard Die-Cuts, Metal Hinges and Flower Staples! Leave a comment on our blog or Facebook page and tell us about your favorite LSS for a chance to win the amazing prize pictured below! Fun!

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Typography is just perfect for altered art. As you can see in this magnificent altered picture frame that Arlene created, the possibilities for creative inspiration are endless! This gorgeous project is so wonderful for home or office decor. It is also the perfect idea for a heartfelt handmade gift! Having this fabulous frame on your desk on a Monday morning would be such a positive motivator. Here Arlene gives some great tips for how she created this gorgeous work of art. Get inspired to create your own Typography treasure for yourself or someone you love! Take it away, Arlene! 

“I wanted to create something inspirational that I could place on my desk - something to remind me, during those stressful work days, to breath and be my best always! The motivational sentiments in the Typography paper collection were perfect for my altered frame! I found this distressed frame on clearance at my local craft store. It’s perfect because it has a worn look already -- no further distress needed! I adhered the “drawer” piece of the small Matchbook Box to the center of the frame to create a “shelf” to place more motivational sayings and knick-knacks. The thought behind the removable spools was for me to “rate” my stress level during my work day --> Green = Doing great & moving forward, Yellow = Need to stop to take some deep breaths, Red = Step away, regroup. The spool that best represents my stress-level at the moment, goes up on the “shelf” as a reminder of how I’m doing. I work a pretty stressful job, so this helps keep me in check! I also LOVE the quote “It’s a good day to have a good day!” That certainly is a driver to have a GREAT day!” -Arlene

Video Tutorial:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYFSAtoMwtA&feature=youtu.be

 

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Supplies:

Typography paper collection, Alphabet stickers

Staples: Metal Drawer Pull, Ornate Metal Keys, Metal Clothespin, Ornate Metal Key Hole, Stamped Metal Brad

Petaloo Flowers

Momenta Metal Corners

Spare Parts light bulb

Prima Zipper

Black heavy chipboard

Xyron Mega Runner

Glossy Accents

E6000

Ranger Distress Ink: Black Soot

Tim Holtz Ideology: Buckle

My Favorite Things: Black Licorice card stock

Hot glue

 

Mini albums are another perfect way to preserve your precious memories. With our new Typography collection you've got such a rich array of colors, designs and quotes to bring your memories to life. Here is Alberto's fantastic mini album that features Typography and lots of pretty Graphic 45 Regular Tag Album Staples. Alberto used the gorgeous papers, cling stamps, cardstock Tags & Pockets, Stickers and chipboard die-cuts from Typography to create a whimsical world of inspiration. You can see how perfectly all the fabulous papers and embellishments blend together in this collection. This mini radiates with joy and fabulous vintage-inspired beauty. Let Typography inspire you to create a special mini that will last a lifetime!

 

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Supplies:

 

Typography 12x12 paper pad

Typography Tag&pockets

Typography Stickers

Typography Chipboards

Typography Cling stamps 1,2 & 3

Regular tag album

Large tag album

Coredination texture paper

Petaloo Flowers

Spellbinder Frame petit labels

UTEE

Archival Ink

Gina design chipboard die cut

 

We hope you had a lot of fun exploring today's Typography crafts! Don't forget to leave us a blog or Facebook comment this week and let us know about your favorite local scrapbook store that carries Graphic 45! We want to thank Arlene and Alberto for their amazing creations today. We will have more fabulous inspiration and happy times to share with you all this week on the Graphic 45 blog. We hope you'll stop by and see us very soon. Thank you for joining us today, G45ers! We wish you all a very happy day!

 

With Love and Pretty Paper,

 

Your Friends at Graphic 45

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What I wouldn't give to actually have a LSS that sells G45 so that I could run my fingers across the papers and smell the ink in them. Online buying is better than nothing but it's not the same as being inspired while walking around a store cradling G45 goodies in your arms close to your heart. Thanks for the chance to win so that if I do I'll be able to touch and smell them for myself. Ahhhh...that would be loverly.

Oh! My favorite shop for G45 is Cootie Coo Creations in High Springs, FL! Sharon is the Best!

My store is Dee's Crafts, Shelbyville Rd, Louisville KY.
Love all the projects.

My favorite store to buy Graphic 45 is Creativ You & Co. 5858 East Molloy Rd., Suite 154&156 Syracuse, New York 13211; creativyou@aol.com; https://www.facebook.com/CreativYou

Gorgeous!!

I have said, for years, that a day without laughter is a day wasted. I absolutely adore the Typography line. Made a glass bubble to sit on my desk with 'It's a good day to have a good day'. Keeps me going in the right direction.

Favorite store for G45 is OF THE HEART in lemon grove ca. They have everything i need to complete your projects, and they have classes showcasing your newest papers. they are also friendly and go of the way to help you obtain what you need

I would SOO be doing the happy dance to win this prize! Great video and great creative ideas, as always. Here's the link to my blog post: http://scootingrannysworld.blogspot.com/2013/10/graphic-45-contest.html

Love the picture frame - looks like a good gift for my brother's birthday this month! I'm lucky enough to have 3 LSSs - 2 very close and 1 a bit farther away - Creative Hands and The Stamping Studio nearby and She Scrapbooks about an hour away.

Easy As Catsoup in Anderson, South Carolina is my LSS. It just moved into a larger,beautiful new shop full of lots of temptations. Mickey Switzer carries a full line of Graphics 45! On Saturday I picked up ALL 3 of the new papers and all the accessories.

My favorite LSS is Everything Scrapbook and Stamps in Lake Worth, FL!

LOVE all the topography. Perfection, of course.

I have written a blog about my FSS and even have a give a way of graphic 45.
http://piecesofjoyhadden.blogspot.com/2013/10/crop-spot-scrapbook-store-and-give-way.html

My favorite place for Graphic 45 items is
"Joan's Gardens, N. Liberty, IN. She is a great person, and only charges what it costs her for postage. Love all the Graphic 45 products.

Papercraft Clubhouse at 20 Westbrook Place in Westbrook,CT. is my favorite LSS; although its a drive (30 min at least!) it is the closet LSS I have now; always a good selection and a friendly helpful staff!

the typography collection AND these projects look amazingly wonderful!

Lovely Typography projects! I especially love the tag album.

I meant to say my favorite store was always Archiver's, but they closed the store in Niles, IL, near me. :(

LOVE HOBBY LOBBY IN SOUTHWEST OHIO, USED TO BUY GRAPHIC 45 THERE, BUT NOT SEEN IT LATELY.

Love all the projects!!! My favorite LSS is Scrappers Cove in Milltown NJ
http://www.scrapperscove.com/

Thanks for the chance to win!

Love creating with G45 products and enjoy all the fabulous ideas on your blog. Fortunate to have access to your product at our LSS The Scrapbook Cottage in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, thanks to Sharon and the Cottage Girls.

My Favorite LSS is
Papercraft Clubhouse Westbrook CT info@papercrafttclubhouse.com

Lasting Legacy in Lexington Kentucky. Love the tag mini album.

My favorite LSS is Scrap, Stamp, Ink in Summerville, SC. I love getting my G45 fix there.
http://www.facebook.com/ScrapStampInk and http://www.scrapstampink.com/

Great projects today, as always :) My favorite LSS to get Graphic 45 is Mom and Me Scrapbooking - that is the name to enter for FB. Their blog address is http://www.momandmescrapbooking.blogspot.com. They have a great collection of G45 and they always have projects and kits using G45 papers and products! And the people there are so helpful and sweet :)

My local scrapbook store is Sassy Scrapper. http://www.sassyscrapper.net

The ladies there are awesome!

Everything Scrapbook & Stamps in Lakeworth, FL... big supplier of all my favorite G45 goodies!!!

www.everythingscrapbook.com

Great projects!

I don't have a favorite local store as I am recovering from illness right now, but I get my G45 fix at eclectic paperie ~ http://eclecticpaperie.com/

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