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November 22, 2013

Graphic 45 Ning Gallery Highlights


Hello G45ers,

The weekend is almost here and we've got some incredible ideas to inspire you! We've got cards, layouts, altered art and more! Today we're celebrating the gorgeous art that has been uploaded to our Ning site by all of you G45ers!  The Graphic 45 Ning site is a great place to find inspiration! You can post your Graphic 45 creations, get countless ideas by exploring crafts posted by G45ers just like you, and connect with a wonderful community of crafters! The Graphic 45 Ning site has it all! Once in a while we like to post some highlights on our blog from the Graphic 45 Ning site. All of today's crafts were created by G45ers all over the world! We encourage you all to check out the Graphic 45 Ning site and share your G45 creations with this fabulous creative community!

Graphic 45 Ning


First up, we've got a winner to announce from this week's blog contest!! Chosen at random from this week's Facebook comments, the winner is...

-Nick Deming: "As always G45 is the best. Would LOVE to win, but so happy for the lucky winner whoever they are. What a special treat!"

Congratulations, Nick! Please email us with your shipping information at [email protected] to claim your prize! This is the beautiful prize pack of Place in Time and Typography that Nick won this week! We have a fabulous new blog contest every week so stay tuned to for more chances to win some splendid Graphic 45 goodies!


Graphic 45 Place in Time Typography prize contest winner

Before we get to our Ning highlights, we wanted to share an extra special treat with you all. Our Design Team just started receiving our new collection Couture and Sweet Sentiments. They are hard at work creating amazing crafts right now! Annette Green couldn't wait to get to work with Couture! She created this gorgeous card as soon as her Design Team package arrived! Couture and Sweet Sentiments are in stores now! Look for them at your local scrapbook store or online!

Couture-Card-Graphic 45 Annette Green

Couture-Card-Graphic 45 Annette Green




Graphic 45 12 x 12 Couture :



Couture 6 x 6 Patterns & Solids:

 Black and cream stripe

 Blue word collage

Signature Series Cardstock

Hampton Art Stamp Set with Sizzix Framelits dies  (659054)

Other: metal flower embellishments and inks for stamping and inking edges.

And now it's time for our Graphic 45 Ning highlights! We begin with these amazing Bohemian Bazaar altered drawers by Karen McGinnigle. This is such a bright and fun collection for creating awe-inspiring altered art! You can see how well the dazzling colors and designs blend together to create a joyful look. The Bohemian Bazaar Chipboard Die-Cuts also add beautiful dimension to this sweet creation. It's so wonderful!

Graphic 45 Ning Bohemian Bazaar altered art drawer

Just in time for the holidays, here is a magnificent 12 Days of Christmas altered mailbox by Stacy Rodriguez. 12 Days of Christmas is the perfect collection for all your holiday crafts. This altered mailbox is just perfect for adding fun and festive charm to your holiday home decor. It would also make a fabulous handmade gift! We love all the fussy cut elements and pretty 12 Days of Christmas Flowers that Stacy used in this lovely work of art! It's so inspiring!

Graphic 45 Ning 12 Days of Christmas altered art mailbox

This amazing French Country layout was made by Sabrina Radeck and is joyfully titled "My Handsome Grandsons." The rich, saturated colors of French Country look perfect in this loving layout. Sabrina also added a lot of pretty paper layers and fussy cut elements to give this LO a timeless look. Plus we just love those adorable photos! This LO is a true treasure!

Graphic 45 Ning French Country Layout

Here is an enchanting Secret Garden card that was uploaded to our Ning site by Alexandria Dodaykina. This is such a lovely card that is perfect for any occasion. Secret Garden offers so many bright and cheerful images for all kinds of cards! Alexandria created some lovely borders and added some gorgeous embellishments to give this card extra dimension and beauty. Wouldn't you love to get a card like this in the mail? It's guaranteed to bring joy to a friend or family member.

Graphic 45 Ning Secret Garden Card

Here is a wonderful piece of altered art featuring Steampunk Spells! This whimsical altered coffee maker was uploaded to our Ning site by Giovanna Zara. This is such an inventive example of the variety of clever crafts that you can create with Steampunk Spells! This fun creation would look great as festive Halloween home decor or as a great handmade gift! You can see how all the papers and designs blend together perfectly to create a one-of-a-kind work of art!

Graphic 45 Ning Steampunk Spells altered art Halloween coffe maker

That's all for today, G45ers. We hope you'll check out the Graphic 45 Ning site for more fun and inspiration. We encourage you to share your Graphic 45 crafts with us on Ning. We'd love to see what you're creating! Big thanks to all of today's featured artist! We want to thank you all for joining us today. We had a lot of fun and we hope you did too! We've got a whole new week of inspiration planned for you on the Graphic 45 blog. We hope you'll stop by and see us very soon. Have a terrific day and a fabulous weekend, G45ers!

With Love and Pretty Paper,

Your Friends at Graphic 45


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great projects!

Beautiful projects. G45 you have such talented followers.

All so clever!!!

I am in love with these projects!

Love all the projects. I really like the altered mailbox.

I love seeing new projects using some of the older paper lines. It reminds me I still have it and refreshes my brain with ideas for suing it.

Amazingly creative projects!!

G45 is so versatile - adore altered coffee pot! :)

Such great projects; can't even pick a favorite.

Love that scrapbook page featuring those handsome grandsons! Beautiful use of the paper collection.

WOW! Love the mailbox by Stacey!

beautiful projects!

Fabulous work everyone. I've seen the mailbox by Stacy in person. The picture doesn't domestics to the amazing work on this item. So lucky to have you at my local store

These are all gorgeous!!!!!

These projects are fantastic, I love them all!

I can't wait to get my hands on Couture....I've been told it's in the mail...Yay!

What fun projects. My Couture and Sentiments purchase arrived yesterday, I'm thrilled. Today I went online and ordered additional papers of those that I know I want extra of. Can't wait to get started and today's projects are great inspirations.

Oooh lots of gorgeous projects today!!! Love that mailbox, love the cards, oh heck I love it all!! :-) I rec'd Couture in the mail today and I just think I'm gonna play hookey from what I ought to be doing tomorrow and create something with Couture!!

Oh my goodness, beautiful projects as usual. I can't decide which one I like best. Thanks for sharing.

I love the mailbox and the teapot...so very creative!

OMG !! these projects are awesome, especially the coffee pot, genius !!

Hola Hermosos los diseños que nos comparten. Por favor me pueden proporcionar la dirección del lugar donde se venden sus papeles? Vivo en Monterrey, N.L. México, espero que tengan distribuidor por mi ciudad... gracias por la atención. Saludos!

love the projects and love getting inspired by so many talented people. thanks for sharing yall :)

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