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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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After seeing the projects with the Sports papers, I can see how I might use them. I love Arlene's box with the mini album inside. Got me eager to create one myself. LOVE the boxes.

Love the projects.

Love these items. Would love to win the Typography pak.

Loving this line of papers! Also, loving the chance to win some of your stuff!

Love G45 papers and these are fab projects

Awesome kit. Would love to win the typography kit.

wonderful projects
good ole sport is my FAVORITE collection
thanks for the chance to win

I love the two projects! I need to find the matchboxes in my area as I love all the projects I've seen done with them!

Loving this paper! Awesome projects.

I love the box. I had to pack my craft supplies because we are moving and I am so so lost without them out and available. I love seeing what you ladies and gents create.

Such great projects today, very inspiring!

Can't wait to have these papers in the stores! Love them!

Super projects today - ideal for the men in your life!

Such lovely projects! Would love to win the Typography package.

Pick me please!! Thanks for the chance to win!

I'd love to win the Typography prize pack. What a great giveaway. Lots to play with.

Great to see something done for males for a change. It will be great to get some things made for the men in my life. Thanks for the ideas.

Would love to win..these projects are GREAT!

Love these. Sweet ideas for us :)

Wow what an incredible couple of projects. I think I really must have this paper.

Love this line. Would love to have it.
Thanks for the opportunity.

Beautiful projects... now to dig up all my black and white sports pics... or turn my coloured into Sepia! Thanks for the ideas

I love the tags! I love tags!

Another great paper package! Love the projects! :)

Would love to win this fab prize - thanks for the chance

I would love to win this collection.

matchbox tags are super fun. Can I keep my fingers crossed til friday?

Love the new paper thanks for chance to win

Beautiful projects!

Love the little TV in the video!!! Pitty we can't get the papers in South Africa yet. Once again awesome!!!

Oh my! Love these papers and the projects. Would love to win.

Such great ideas. The altered box with album is so masculine.

The matchbox album is a pretty good idea too.

Fun Collection, and such wonderful projects and that fabulous video, as well. So fun. Thanks for the chance to win.

So nice to see projects for the guys.

The projects today are awesome, but that's no surprise! ALL G 45 products are awesome, as are the crafters who use them! Would love to wine the typography pack! Absolutely love it! As always thanks for the opportunity to win!

Love both of the projects featured! Both of these designers are such an inspiration to me. Awesome prize package by the way!

Great projects today. The box would be great for a child to keep their keepsakes in, or for decoration on a man's desk. I love the journal and the little hide-aways in it. and all of the tags are awesome. It's fantastic to finally have a whole line devoted specifically for men and boys. But- don't rule out the girls that play sports. This can be used for them also.
I absolutely love the give-a-way this week. I think typeography is one of my favorite lines. Thank you so much for the opportunity to win it.

Such awesome projects

WOW! You've done it again Typography packs for me. Can't wait til it reaches Australia

My grandson is an avid young sportsman, especially baseball. These examples will help me when making him projects! Love the Typography paper, too! Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful giveaway!

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