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December 26, 2013

Create Your Signature Style With Couture


Hello G45ers,

We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. As we look forward to a new year, we start to envision all the fabulous possibilities for new creative projects. Today's Graphic 45 blog is dedicated to inspiring you with fresh and beautiful ideas featuring our new Couture collection! Our Design Team have been having so much fun creating with Couture! There are endless ways to create a work of art that speaks to your unique personality and style! Today we're going to share a breathtaking altered hatbox and sewing kit by Alberto Juarez. Then Arlene Cuevas is going to sweep you off your feet with a gorgeous wedding layout! You're sure to get some incredible ideas for a whole new year of crafts with Graphic 45! Lets have some fun!

Just a quick reminder about this week's wonderful blog contest! We're giving you a chance to win this lovely Typography prize pack that includes an 8x8 paper pad, Sticker sheet, Chipboard Die-Cut, cardstock Tags & Pockets, Regular Tag Album Staples and Metal Hinge Staples. That's a $37 value! Just leave us a blog or Facebook comment this week for your chance to win! A random winner will be announced tomorrow on the Graphic 45 blog! Stay tuned!

  Typography prize contest Graphic 45 win

And now it's time to smile with some fabulous Couture inspiration! Here is Alberto's gorgeous altered hat box. This stunning creation opens to reveal a sweet little sewing kit that's been decked out in lovely Couture papers and embellishments. Couture is all about style and glamour. Alberto definitely captured the elegance of this new collection in this dazzling work of art. This is a perfect example of how you can let the beautiful papers captivate your imagination! What kinds of crafts would you love to create with Couture? A stylish card? A marvelous mini album? A lavish layout? There are so many possibilities for creating your own unique style with Couture! Let Alberto's creation inspire you!








Couture paper:







Couture tags and pockets

Couture chipboard1

Metal Butterflies

May art ribbon



The rich colors and exquisite designs from Couture make it a perfect collection for beautiful layouts! Here we have Arlene's lavishly layered wedding layout! You can see how perfectly all the pretty papers blend together! Arlene added some lovely fussy cut elements with perfectly placed Graphic 45 Metal Staples, Flowers and other fun embellishments that help this layout tell its unique story. You can add so much captivating style and sophistication to any craft creation with Couture!







We sure hope that today's crafts helped give you some wonderful new ideas for crafting in 2014! We can't wait to see what the future holds! Big thanks to Alberto and Arlene for their gorgeous creations today! We've got more fabulous crafts, fun and creativity planned for tomorrow's blog. We hope you'll stop by and see us. Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our blog today. It is always such a joy for us to share the inspiration with all of you. Have a delightful day, G45ers!

Happy Papercrafting!

Your Friends at Graphic 45







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I love that hat box!

Love the box. Tomorrow is our 51st wedding anniversary. My lucky day, hopefully I'll win the Typography giveaway.

Beautiful layout. The hat box sewing kit is so cute.

What a good use for the couture papers! Love it!

Stunning projects!!!!! I love that the hatbox has all the sweet pieces inside and that layout is just beyond gorgeous!

I love the papers and the project. I'm never disappointed with Graphic 45.

Wow! These projects are stunning.

I love today's projects. Alberto's hat box is so pretty I can't wait to try something like it. Arlene's layout is gorgeous, she has such a talent for layering.

love the projects as usual, so much talent. thanks for sharing :)

Beautiful! Looking forward to what 2014 brings!

Love the re-purposed sewing kit . . . those paper colors are amazing!

gorgeous hatbox! waiting for great 2014 projects.

Alberto's project is just wonderful. I love this collection and it is just perfect for the project. The black cording looks just like a zipper around the top/bottom piece. I had to look twice. LOVE IT ALL!

OMG beautiful projects!!

Lovely projects! I must try the sewing box goodies.

I never cease to be amazed at the beautiful creations! WOW!!

Love all the gorgeous projects! OVER THE TOP!

That hat box set is stunning.I love the Couture collection.I'm actually planning on buying it today!But I'd love to win this week's prize.

Wow! Who wouldn't love to get a sewing kit designed with Couture papers and embellishments? That might be my granddaughter's birthday gift this year.

this is a collection that I am buying with my Christmas money

Beautiful! Have a Happy New Year!

What a gorgeous layout! And the little hat box and sewing kit is adorable! I just love this collection, so many possibilities.

OMG! I am so obsessed with graphic 45. I really have to make some of these!

The hatbox and the layout are both gorgeous! I LOVE the Couture paper collection! It is quickly becoming one of my favorite collections of G45.

Another Christmas in the history books. Looking forward to the New Year and lots of crafting with Graphic 45 supplies at hand. Thanks for the chance to win such a fabulous prize package!

Such lovely work
on these projects.
Of course the
sewing kit is
Carla from Utah

This is a great designing line

Beautiful projects! Love them both! Thank you Alberto and Arlene love your work!

I love all of the G45 papers. Would love to win a kit with any of the collections.

Love Alberto's box!

I just got the couture collection papers for Christmas, so it's great to see such beautiful project ideas! The gearbox is gorgeous!

Both projects are gorgeous! I love this blog!

Love this paper collection and great projects!

I am so lovin the altered hat box! the layout is very pretty too..but the hat box would make an awesome gift!

Both of these projects are SIMPLY STUNNING!!!
Thanks for sharing with all of us!!

Love both projects. Hat box right up my alley. can't wait to see more!!!!!

I will definitely make this!

Arlene's dreamy LO is exquisite!!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

Ooohh I just love these projects. What a great way to showcase this line of paper.

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