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December 25, 2013

Warm Christmas Wishes From Graphic 45


Hello G45ers,

Merry Christmas to you all! This incredible day has finally arrived. We hope that you are all enjoying the peace and joy of Christmas with family and friends today. We wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very merry Christmas and the happiest of new years. This has been such an amazing year and we are deeply grateful for each and every one of you G45ers! Your support and encouragement is such an inspiration to us.We feel so lucky to have such a talented Design Team and a magnificent community of crafters to keep us striving to bigger and better heights. We are looking forward to another great year of creativity and inspiration. From all of us here at the Graphic 45 family, we wish you all the joys of this wonderful season. Merry Christmas, G45ers!

Today we're going to share some beautiful Christmas crafts to help bring even more festive cheer to your day! We begin with these fun and easy handmade ornaments by Miranda Edney. This is such a great project that the whole family can enjoy! If you're looking for a fabulous afternoon activity to help keep everyone entertained, then enjoy this wonderful video tutorial that Miranda created! These handamde ornaments also make great hostess gifts! Let our 12 Days of Christmas collection inspire your day! Take it away, Miranda!

"This year for Christmas I am attempting to make all of the ornaments for our tree! Hoping I can get them done before Christmas is over lol. These are 2 super easy ways to create some ornaments for your tree. Hope you will give them a try!" -Miranda


Video Tutorial:















12 Days of Christmas-Calling Birds


12 Days of Christmas-Ladies Dancing


Next we have another gorgeous idea featuring 12 Days of Christmas. Here is Maiko Miwa's amazing altered 8x8 Matchbook Box that has been transformed into a gorgeous holiday shadowbox! This darling creation is great for housing fun photos. It is also perfect as a gorgeous piece of holiday home decor! The key to this amazing holiday treasure is lots of layering! You can see how Maiko layered beautiful fussy cut elements, chipboard, flowers and other fun embellishments to give this creation incredible dimension. This is such a lovely way to commemorate a happy Christmas!


Maiko Miwa Graphic45 Matchbookbox 12days of Christmas frame deco#1


Maiko Miwa Graphic45 Matchbookbox 12days of Christmas frame deco#2


Maiko Miwa Graphic45 Matchbookbox 12days of Christmas frame deco#3


Maiko Miwa Graphic45 Matchbookbox 12days of Christmas frame deco#4


Maiko Miwa Graphic45 Matchbookbox 12days of Christmas frame deco#5


Maiko Miwa Graphic45 Matchbookbox 12days of Christmas frame deco#6



8x8 Matchbook Box

Metal Clothespins

Ornate Metal Keys

12 Days of Christmas 8x8 Pad

My True Love

Golden Rings

Joyeux Noel

12 Days of Christmas Chipboard Die-cuts 1

December Cut-Aparts(Place in time)

We hope today's pretty crafts helped to add some extra joy to your Christmas day. We are so happy that you took some time to stop by our blog today. As an extra special Christmas present, we wanted to let you all know that sneak peeks for the brand new Graphic 45 collections begin on our blog on Monday, December 30th. We will share the latest and greatest Graphic 45 collections. Plus you'll have a chance to win them before they arrive in stores! It's going to be so much fun! We will be back with more glorious crafts and fun on tomorrow's blog. We hope you'll stop by and see us. Special thanks to Miranda and Maiko for their beautiful crafts today. Merry Christmas, G45ers!


With Love and Pretty Paper,


Your Friends at Graphic 45


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Gorgeous! Merry Christmas!

Beautiful projects! I love the idea of all homemade ornaments.

Merry Christmas Everyone!!!!

Esp love Miranda's ornaments....the stars are my fave!
<3 J

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Merry christmas!!

Great ornaments! I can not wait until Dec, 30th. to see what you have in store for us.

And Merry Christmas to you all at Graphic 45! Thanks for al the great holiday inspiration these last days.

Merry Christmas to you all! Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful projects with us. Graphic 45 has the best designs and quality of all.

Thank you for making papers that I can share the joys of Christmas with others.

Beautiful projects! I've clipped the ornaments so I'll remember to make them next year.

These are all gorgeous!! Merry Christmas!! :)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas, Everyone.!!!

Merry Christmas!

Thank you and Merry Christmas!

Thank you G45 and Miranda. Love the handmade tree decorations. Hope you all have a great Holiday

Love the Christmas ornaments tutorial and the shadowbox is amazing! Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you at G45!

So very pretty! Handmade is always the BEST!

Beautiful ornaments. I love those stars. Merry Christmas to all.

Lovely projects!

These are so gorgeous projects both f them. I love the ornaments and the shadowbox is amazing and so beautiful made. Hope everyone is having a wonderful Holiday this year and enjoying every moment with their loved ones around.

I love these papers! Santa has brought me French Country collection and 12 Days of Christmas :)
I have already wanted to do beautiful things with these papers and you breathe in me, thanks.
Keep enjoying the holidays that inspire creativity like when we were girls :)

Happy Christmas Graphic 45 and Thank You for all your inspiration and your fabulous paper collections xx

Oh, I love the ornaments! And the shadow box is just an amazing project. Merry Christmas to everyone at Graphic 45!

As usual, amazingly beautiful! Merry Christmas!

I'm a day late, but Merry Christmas to all. Hold the holiday spirit in your hearts and actions for another year.

Sweet! Wish I hadn't been so busy and had seen the ornaments, but I think I'll still make a few of the stars. The box is stunning!

Love the ornaments and the shadow box is stunning!

Pretty ornaments, love the stars!

Gosh, can't believe I missed this post?!
Both wonderful projects & now off to watched Miranda's video! TFS & Merry Christmas to y'all :)

I really love the box and love that Miranda comes up with something else every time thank you for the inspiration xox

Lovely projects!

Love the wedding layout! I have an engagement layout to make and this has given me great ideas. Thanks. Love all the wonderful projects and the paper just makes them perfect.

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