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January 09, 2014

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 9: By the Sea


Hello G45ers,

It's time to bring some warm sunshine to your day! We're so excited to introduce you to another new and amazing Graphic 45 collection! Today we're going to share the incredible new papers from By the Sea! This stunning new collection is sure to warm your heart and capture your imagination! Plus we have 4 more winners to announce from yesterday's Botanical Tea contest! We're also giving you a chance to win By the Sea before it arrives in stores! Just leave us a blog or Facebook comment today for your chance to Win it Before You Buy It! We will announce 4 winners on tomorrow's blog! Today we're also bringing you some incredible craft inspiration, including a By the Sea altered Book Box and a Staples storage box featuring Secret Garden by Maiko Miwa! Lets have some fun and get inspired with our exclusive sneak peeks!

It's time to announce our winners from yesterday's Win It Before You Buy It contest for Botanical Tea! Today's winners will receive a $25 Botanical Tea prize pack before it arrives in stores! And the winners are...

From blog:

-Rhonda Strickland: "I really love this new collection!"

-Mary Paetz: "The whole collection is absolutely amazing,breathe taking,and I can hardly wait to have it in my hands Love the stamps must have all three."

From Facebook:

-Gavi Brenner-Slutzkin: "Beautiful new collection! Would love to win some!"

-Trece Wyman: "I am so hoping I will win!!!!"

Congratulations! Will today's winners please email us with your shipping information at info@g45papers.com to claim your prize! More winners will be announced tomorrow for our By the Sea contest! Stay tuned!

And now it's time to introduce you to our sunny new collection, By the Sea!

Take a vintage adventure with By The Sea, a summery new paper collection from Graphic 45. Bask in the warm sunshine of fresh ocean beaches as beautiful sea animals frolic beneath the waves. Towering lighthouses shine alongside classic nautical designs and patterns. This rich collection beams with a saturated color palette of sky blues, midnight navies, coral reds, starfish yellows and sandy creams. This breezy new collection includes 8 beautiful double-sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating die-cut chipboard, sticker sheet, stamps, and cardstock tags & pockets embellishments. Get swept up in the inspiration with By the Sea from Graphic 45!

"By the Sea"

By the Sea Graphic 45 sneak peek CHA Winter exclusive



"Set Sail"




"My Anchor"


"Pier 45"


"Gathering Seashells"


"Sand and Surf"


Now that you're dreaming of warm weather and sunny beaches, here is a fabulous By the Sea creation that's sure to make you smile! This amazing altered Book Box was created in Diane's workshop with our amazing new By the Sea collection and the new Graphic 45 Book Box! This is a wonderful example of the bright and joyful crafts you can make with this stunning new collection! Just look at how all the beautiful papers blend together! You can also see the marvelous By the Sea Tags & Pockets on display on the top of the box. This creation is so much fun and perfectly vintage-inspired!

Book-Boxes Graphic 45 new Staples CHA Winter

By the Sea Book Box altered Graphic 45
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Here is another delightful treasure from Diane's workshop! It's a By the Sea paper ship! This amazing creation definitely captures the warm and whimsical spirit of this summery new collection! It's simply stunning!



Next we have an amazing idea by Maiko that features our lovely collection, Secret Garden. This gorgeous altered 8x8 Matchbook Box is the perfect storage solution for Graphic 45 Staples and other pretty embellishments! This is a great way to get creative while getting organized at the same time! You can also give these lovely storage boxes as enchanting handmade gifts! The inside of the box also features some fun uses for the Secret Garden Cling Stamps! Let this sweet creation inspire you to get organized in style for the new year!

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Maiko Miwa Graphic 45 Matchbook box SecretGarden Storage box#2

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Maiko Miwa Graphic 45 Matchbook box SecretGarden Storage box#4


April Showers

Posy Patch

Secret Garden 6x6 Patterns & Solids Pad

Secret Garden Chipboard 1

Cling Stamp Secret Garden 1

Cling Stamp Secret Garden 2

Antique Metal Door Pull

Ornate Metal Keys

8x8 Matchbook Box



alphabet chipboard-Imaginarium Designs

ribbon-May Arts

Acrylic board-Grafix

We hope you all had a lot of fun exploring today's sneak peek blog! You can look for all the new Graphic 45 collections in stores in late February! We are so excited to see what you will all create with these amazing new collections! There's more sneak peek fun and prizes in store for you on tomorrow's blog. We hope you'll stop by and see us! Big thanks to Diane's workshop and Maiko for their beautiful work today! We want to wish you all a very happy day! Be sure to leave us a blog or Facebook comment for your chance to win By the Sea before it arrives in stores! Have a wonderful day, G45ers!

Your Pals in Paper,

Team Graphic 45




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What great projects, the new paper By The Sea love the colors and the box. would be perfect for my grandchildrens layouts as they live by the sea in Cali. Love the Matchbook box.

I LOVE BY THE SEA!! and would love to win "By The Sea" from Graphic 45. Love the projects made from this beautiful line. Thanks for a chance. :)

Another great collection I'd love to win!

OOOHHH-more great paper coming. Would love to win this.

By The Sea , by the sea , by the beautiful sea ... see Graphic 45 papers , lovely as can be ....Hope I win

Love this collection! Fabulous projects!

Stunning g collection fingers crossed I win!

I love anything Nautical...and these papers are so beautiful! Perfect for birthday cards!

I have been anxiously waiting for this since your little tease last week...expectations exceeded...anchors away!

want this in my stash. know exactly what I would do with it.

What great projects once again!
I'm loving the staples drawer!! Thanks so much for providing the craft world with great unique products!

Absolutely stunning collection - love By the Sea with those seaside images. A collection I will definitely buy!!

Ohhhhh, Ahhhhh, droooool! I guess, I will book our vacation at the see! Just to use these fabulous papers to scrap our photos - and don't tell me you would not do it either - aren't we all a bit like that???

Just love By The Sea and love the box super great projects. Did anyone else notice the word couture at the top of the page? Way to keep us paying attention. teeeeheeee. It is a subliminal message. See By The Sea and purchase Couture while we are at it. Still hoping to win.

Oh! I just want!!

I am going to the beach is a week and these new papers are perfect for capturing those special at the beach pics.

I am looking forward to using the new book boxes for sooooo many cool things. The By the Sea collection is beautiful. Love the colors.

This collection is perfect for holliday pictures :)

Oh my goodness! This is a beautiful collection. I have lots of cruise pics from my trip to Italy that this collection would be perfect for! thank you for keeping me inspired with your wonderful collections and all the inspiration from the blog!

Would love to win this collection! The beach theme is wonderful, and the stripes and checks would be perfect for a little boy page!

Love,Love,Love,Love!!! This is just what I need for several of my beach vacations!!

What a wonderful new collection.

This release is exceptional! I was really thrilled to see these beautiful seashore papers. I went on a photographic journey through Cape May, NJ. This collection is just perfect to showcase my pictures and memorabilia. Wow!

Would love to win. Love the colors.

Ooooh - you designed this paper just for me!! I LOVE it!!!

By the sea is just beautiful :)

G45 you've outdone yourselves!!! "By The Sea" is the most beautiful collection yet, and I can't wait to have every bit of it in my hands; hope today is my lucky day!

Oh how I love your paper collections. I need all of them!

Sneak peeks are the very best! Sooo many ideas already churning around! Very pretty!

WOW!! This seashore design is amazing ... I'm in love!!

I adore this new set. I can't wait for it to hit the stores. The box is just adorable - great project!

Very nice, I think this is my favourite of the new lines.

Living in Florida we are at the beach all the time. By the Sea is a collection I can certainly justify buying multiples!

Beautiful papers-love the vintage look! G45 makes the most gorgeous papers!

Gorgeous - love the colours!

love this collection !! I love the beach, so this is perfect for me!

Love this collection. Love to win it.

Love the muted colors and the vintage feel of this collection!

One of the prettiest nautical themes I've ever seen! Love this new collection!

This is a glorious collection. I can almost hear the cry of seagulls and smell the saltwater!

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