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February 17, 2014

Great Ideas with Good ol' Sport!


Happy Monday, G45ers!

It's another wonderful week on the blog. And we know what that means - a new blog contest! We also have a great video from our very own Charee Filimoehala and Scrapbook Expo. Then, we will share two projects by Arlene and Cuevas and Denise Johnson using our new collection, Good ol' Sport!

First, let's see what crafty goodness you can win this week!  Below is a prize pack worth $35. It's a Typography prize pack with a Typography 8x8 Pad, Typography Chipboard, Typography stickers, and a pack of our Stamped Metal Brad Staples. There's also a special Clearsnap treat in the prize pack.  Just leave a comment here or on our Facebook page to be entered to win. The winner will be announced her on the blog on Friday. Yay!

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Today, we are featuring videos, projects, and great ideas using Good ol' Sport, our new masculine paper collection. Perfect for the athlete in your life, or handsome patterns to use on a multitude of projects.


Now, let's enjoy this video by Scrapbook Expo from CHA!  Scrapbook Expo combines Scrapbooking, Paper Crafting and Stamping and offers YOU the crafter the most amazing crafting experience you'll ever find. They have many shows throughout the year and you can find out more on their website:

Scrapbook Expo Website

Charee shares a fantastic video about our new collection, Good ol' Sport, perfect for the gentlemen in our lives. See all about this Latest & Greatest Product from Graphic 45: Good ol' Sport!


Graphic 45: Good ol' Sport Collection, Latest & Greatest Winter 2014

Now, let's see some excellent projects using Good ol' Sport! The first is by Arlene and was featured in that great video from Scrapbook Expo. Arlene made a dapper altered box and album. She shows such great ways to make something fresh and masculine for the man in your life!


Arlene's Good ol' Sport Video

















Product list:

Good ‘Ol Sport 12x12 papers: Good ‘Ol Sport, Game Day, Big Score, Play Ball, All Star, Champion, Newsworthy, Victory, Cheer On, Number One Fan, Team Work, Touchdown
Staples: Ornate Metal Keys, Ornate Metal Key Holes, Antique Metal Door pull, Stamped Metal brad, Metal hinges
Coordinations Graphic 45 Signature Series card stock
Tim Holtz Ideology Box Feet
Black Acrylic paint
Mod Podge
Glossy Accents
AccuCut dies: Frame set, Frame Portrait, Bag Sleeve
CINCH binding system

To close this wonderful day on the blog, Denise Johnson made this brilliant altered Small Matchbook Box using Good ol' Sport. Such a great keepsake to honor the heroes in your life.

"Craft a card/tag for each special guy in your life to start your very own All Star card collection.Each tag features a photo, title and brief bio on just what makes that guy such an all star in your world. Create a sliding drawer matchbook box to store and display your priceless collection. A sweet keepsake for mom, perfect for Father’s Day or works great for a masculine birthday gift idea." - Denise













Graphic 45 Supplies:

Good Ol Sport 12x12 papers

Good Ol Sport Banners

Staples Small Match Book Box

Staples Metal Key


Other Supplies:

Shipping tags
Black cardstock
jute, ribbon and twine
vintage bingo game piece
journaling tag (7 Gypsies)
journal line stamp
small alphabet stamps
drawer pull

We are so excited to share more projects with you from our gallant new collection, Good ol' Sport. We cannot wait to see your projects with Good ol' Sport as it starts arriving in stores! We hope you have a wonderful Monday, and join us tomorrow for a fun look at Graphic 45's new Staples!

Your Pals in Paper,

Graphic 45






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I love the typography paper!! Would love to win some! Love all the projects!!!!

This is a magnificent 'giveaway', I really love the Typography collection, and I would be in 'seventh heaven' if I could win it !! thank you for the chance.
These projects are stunning !!

I´m as always blown away with the beauty and thought that´s gone into these amazing projects here. Really gorgeous collection here, and the girls today have really managed to show the very best of it too with these stunning projects.

love this new graphic 45 paper. hope i win it

Beautiful ideas, I love the altered boxes!

Some beautiful imaginative projects today, would love to win this gorgeous collection. Thanks for the opportunity.

I love this Sport range, perfect for the guys but also mixes with all vintage looks. As always the colours and designs are fab. Well tbh I love all the ranges, G45 always get it right.

Love the altered box and mini album, such a nice collection!
Thanks for the chance to win!

Typography is such a bright and fun paper! Love the possibilities with it! Thanks for the chance to win!

Great manly projects today, good job. Thank you for a chance to win the prize package, I would love to win!!

Amazing projects. You have such clever designers. I love that great matchbox

This paper will be so much fun to work with. Thanks!

Wonderful projects - I love the sport theme paper . I do not have any of the Typography papers - would love to have some .

Love the projects !!Great collection !!!!

I get asked all the time to create masculine cards ... oh, how I struggle. With this collection, it would certainly ease my woe's ... thanks, g45!

Another amazing paper line. Love it.

I think of images safely tucked away that need to get out and into the hands that will cherish them...to give a parent or grandparent images of the past to recall is a beautiful thing! This collection is perfect for that! Graphic 45s line gently elevates a lifetime of cherished memories.

Wonderful project. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Would love it!

All I can say is both of these projects are just amazing!!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing all the beautiful projects you guys make,I just can't get enough of them!!!!!!!

Cool Typography, I need this!!!

What wonderful artistic interpretations!! Typography album next up.

Great new sports papers - and super fun ideas. Thanks. Thanks too for the chance to win Typography!

Great projects! I would love that prize pack.

So Beautiful!! I absolutely love the tags and how you decorated the box. I'm into box décor right now! And thanks for the tutorials and for the chance to get this wonderful collection...great to make things for my hubby!!

I'm glad you posted the photos of Denises' mini matchbook project so I didn't have to "use my imagination"! The Good 'Ol Sport papers were great with her pictures...cool box!
Thanks for the chance to win the Typography PrizePack...I have the 12X12 pad but NEED that pack to continue working on an album I making about my Dad!

I'm a fan since the beginning, and I like to admire the wonderful creatives talented members of the DT cheers all
I love typography collection, one of my favorites of the moment

is a really masculine collection perfect for men!

Great projects - especially for the men in your life!

What fantastic projects. these were really clear instructions I fell like I could make these craft items. I love all your staples and the Typography collection is one of my favorites. Thanks for being the best Company. You are rock stars in the craft industry.

As always, amazing work with even more amazing products! G45 makes it so easy to make beautiful projects...as it is much easier to start with beauty and to end with even more beauty. I thank the G45 product designers and the design team members for putting a little more beauty into our world!

Love the Typography papers. would love to win them!

Would love to win The Typography line!

What great Father's Day gifts. Arlene's box video was just amazing. The matchbook box is just stunning and wonderfully made. I think they are both awesome gifts for any Dad. Thanks so much for the inspiration. :D

Love all the papers you have this year, I them ALLLLL...:D

Awesome projects!!!

Love it!

What a gorgeous set of projects and I am totally in love with this set of papers. Its so versatile.

AMAZING projects! ALl would be fabulous for a fathers day gift or birthday present! Also a great prize pack as usual! LOve It! :)

Fabulous projects as always from G45. Thank you :)
As a real fan & follower of G45 I have a weakness...a passion for all things font, & must admit I absolutely LOVE your Typography collection....all of it. I loved Olga's Typography desk organizer set you showed a while back & am still planning to make these amazing books myself, so to win your terrific & generous prize this week would be amazing! Thanks for the chance to win! xx.

Typeography hhas the colors and the graphpbics that would work beautifully with my next scrapbook project-which I will invision when I get my hands on some of this lovely set. Whoever wins will be so lucky.

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