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July 16, 2014

Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks Day 3: Time to Celebrate

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It's Time to Celebrate Graphic 45's 45th collection! We are so excited to share this very special milestone with you, our incredible G45ers! Without you incredible papercrafters, our 45th collection would have just been a dream, but it's a reality thanks to you and our incredible G45 Team. This is a beautiful collection honoring the special moments in life. Birthdays, anniversaries, wedding, graduations - this collection will help you celebrate all those precious moments. We have so many great Sneak Peeks for you today. We also have a tutorial from Diane's workshop and a brilliant project from our Design Team! Make sure to read through the end of the blog, there are so many fun things to see today. 

First, let's see who won Raining Cats & Dogs before they can buy it! Our randomly chosen winners are...

From the Blog:

-Candy Slabaugh: Love, love love this collection! I want to win it so bad!

-Linda Hammond: I am so thrilled that G45 has all these wonderful additions to the papers. Love the chipboard pieces, the banners, the flowers...who am I kidding, I love everything in this collection!

From Facebook:

-Rebecca L. Woodard: The cats and dogs line are adorable can't wait for it to come out. Have many ideas

-Sandra Henson: Meeeoow! Arf! My babies love this paper too!

Congratulations, winners! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to give us your shipping information. Join us tomorrow as we announce four chosen winners of our Time to Celebrate collection! Just comment here on the blog or on Facebook to Win It Before You Can Buy It. Fun, fun, fun!

It's time for the SNEAK PEEKS! Enjoy this gorgeous collection full of beautiful imagery and sentiments for those special celebrations.

"Graphic 45 is throwing a paper perfect party for our 45th collection, Time to Celebrate! You’re invited to this fantastic set that lauds all the special occasions in life - birthdays, weddings, graduations, and more. This celebratory new collection includes 8 beautiful double-sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die-cuts, stickers, stamps and cardstock tags & pockets embellishments, along with a 6x6 paper pad containing 36 sheets with coordinating patterns and solids."

"Time to Celebrate"

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"Let's Get Together"


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"Party Perfect"


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"Congratulations"


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"Make a Wish"


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"Best Wishes"


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"You're Invited"


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"Special Occasion"


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Time to Celebrate Stickers

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Time to Celebrate Chipboard Tags

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Time to Celebrate Cardstock Tags & Pockets

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Time to Celebrate 8x8 and 12x12 Paper Pads

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Time to Celebrate 6x6 Patterns & Solids

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Enjoy the corresponding patterns and solids that are different from the patterns and papers of the 8x8 and 12x12 paper pads! This beautiful set will be the perfect set to layer and create "wow" projects!

Time to Celebrate 6x6 Papers

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Here's another fun tutorial from Diane's workshop how to make a beautiful altered clock!

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"This is a little mantle clock that began as a rose colored wood. It was painted with a peach spray paint. You can see in the picture that the face was carefully removed and set aside.

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Then the pattern making began. The base is a tricky pattern that involves strips of paper taped and cut to get just the right fit. ( Funny because later on we found that the little cylinders could be removed! That would have saved some time!) A good lesson for you to check and make sure some of these obstacles can be removed beforehand...

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Next the pattern was made for those very same cylinders and a pattern strip was also cut.

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The face of the clock was updated by cutting the image of the girl and adhered to the face.

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The papers were then chosen with the brown floral called 'Party Perfect' as the base with 'Make a Wish' green floral on the clock.

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The brown borders on the clock are from the border page 'Special Occasion' along with the small green borders.

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The two cylinders of the clock are covered with 'Time to Celebrate' pink plaid and a small green border was repeated. The fronts of the cylinders were layered with circles cut from 'Make a Wish', and along the base of the clock is the same brown and green border used on the clock.

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Such a sweet little clock for celebrating this new line!"

Now, here's a very special card from the incredible and talented Nadya Lifa! She made this stunning An Eerie Tale card. Isn't this fantastic?

"I wanted to make this card a gentle and mysterious. To do this, I chose three colors that I most prefer in the perfect An Eerie Tale collection.They are orange, black and purple. What could be more appropriate for such a magical collection? Of course pockets and secrets!  Card has 2 folding and some secrets.  I like to work with tags, it's easy and fun, I'm sure you'll like to write warm wishes and hide them in the pockets!

The carved elements are very nice to use in the postcards, I use them very often, it looks great!

Postcard from the An Eerie Tale collection will like children and adults, is a great gift for people of any age!" ~Nadya

An Eerie Tale card 1 - Nadya Lifa

Check out How to Make a Card With Secrets by Nadya Tana Lifa on Snapguide.  

Visit Nadya's An Eerie Tale Card Snapguide Tutorial


An Eerie Tale card 1 - Nadya Lifa

Supply list

Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Enchantment
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Fanciful Fable
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Captivating Characters
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Unsolved Mystery
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Run and Hide
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper You Bewitch Me
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Grand Illusion
Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper Wicked Whimsy
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Prima Resin Embelissments
Prima Flowers

There's more! Need more Graphic 45 inspiration? There is a great project by the amazing Andrew Roberts over on the Paper Crafter's Library blog. There's also a giveaway over on their blog today! You certainly want to head over for more great ideas - there's a Sneak Peek below of the great project you will see fully over on the Paper Crafter's Library blog. Enjoy exploring!

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 Visit the Paper Crafter's Library Blog!

Thank you for joining us for ALL the fun today! Sneak Peeks, tutorials, winners, contests, projects, Andrew Roberts' feature over on Paper Crafter's Library blog today! All things to truly celebrate. What a huge milestone! We're so glad you've joined us on this incredible adventure.

Happy 45th Paper Collection,

Graphic 45

Want to try this project out? Visit your LSS or order online today! Graphic 45 Store Locator Link Here

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Comments

Would love to have Time to Celebrate for my granddaughter's birthday party. What beautiful things we could make! Guess we will have to "make do" with Botanical Tea, we'll make it a
wonderland.

OMG! This collection is just stunning! The stamps are so detailed and the papers just gorgeous! I can't wait to be able to buy this... I must have them all!

Loving all the new sneak peaks, some beautiful new lines coming, love the altered clock, so pretty and what a lovely gift it would make.

I love very much the colors of this new line ! it's fabulous !

What an incredibly beautiful collection!
This will surely find it's way to my home :) Beautiul projects as well everyone :)

What beautiful colors! I would love to win this collection.

CELEBRATE? Oh boy, don'tcha just know I'd be celebrating for days if I were to win this collection. It's perfect. Thanks, g45!

Love the soft colours and the elegant images in this collection. Stunning project xx

Diane's clock is beautiful. Lovely job. This collection is so sweet. I just love the pink and green color scheme. So many creative possibilities. Thanks for the sneak peek.

Your 'Time to Celebrate' collection is terrific - LOVE the colors! The clock is awesome.

Love it!!!

WOW...so beautiful!

Simply gorgeous

WOW! Love the colors! Can't wait to see it in person. Thanks Graphic 45!

I need this now!

SIMPLY ELEGANT !!
Can't wait to get my hands on it and get creating!

I've been in hospital so I hope I'm not too late entering to win this beautiful collection ((((hug))))

Ohh, what a wonderful collection! Love it! Very sweet and stylish! Perfect for lady's projects! ))

Love the colors in this one!

OMG! I missed the Raining Cats and Dogs and now a chance at another beautiful collection. I want to win this one!!! Keeping fingers crossed..I love it.

I am so in love! I have a huge project coming up for my mother's 80th Birthday Party! A tradition my brothers and I want started in the family as a huge 85th Birthday Party was thrown for my grandmother many years ago! Perfect timing! Love Love this line!
Signed: Kim Watkins

beautiful collection and congratulations on having a 45th collection. The clock is adorable and I got a chuckle about the template and 'finding' removable parts. All great projects....love your company and papers...and the stamps!

I adore Time to Celebrate. So beautiful.

Beautiful, looking forward to seeing in my Scrap Book Store, Cropa of Love in Peoria AZ.

beautiful collection - one of your best yet with the great colors

Yet another brilliant Graphic45 collection...I don't know how you do it, but keep up the great work!

This is a great collection, very awesome. 45th collection, what a landmark.

Another HIT!! This is beautiful and how wonderful to have all those events in one collection. I love the color combination.

This paper line is absolutely gorgeous. Can't wait to see it in person and already planning what to create.

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