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October 08, 2014

Great Ideas + 1 Tutorial with our Newest Collections


Who has crafted with our new collections? Have you picked up Raining Cats & Dogs, Time to Celebrate, and 'Twas the Night Before Christmas yet? We are loving to see the projects shared so far. Our G45ers and designers truly make the collections come alive. Today, we will be sharing some of our Design Team's beautiful creations. You will love what they have created with these new collections.

First, we are sharing Rhea Freitag's gorgeous Raining Cats & Dogs wall decor. We love this awesome piece with beautiful banners and flowers! There's even a tutorial so you can create your own.

"Some of us on the design team were challenged by the Graphic 45 crew to make some fall décor to inspire your seasonal decorating. I was thrilled to find that the color palate in the Raining Cats and Dogs line to be so versatile! As soon as I started flipping through the paper, I knew it would be a great match for this Masonite kit I had on hand from shopping at my local craft outlet. Now I must admit, sometimes I am not the most perfect crafter, and getting paper on oddly shaped things can be tricky. To that end, I put together a Snapguide to show you all my tips and secrets to sneak around some of those pesky details. I hope you enjoy!"~Rhea


Check out How to Cover Odd Shaped Items With Paper by Rhea Freitag on Snapguide.  

Rhea's Snapguide Tutorial



Supply List

12 x 12 Raining Cats and Dogs Paper
Raining Cats and Dogs Flowers
Raining Cats and Dogs Banners
Black Soot Distress Stain and Ink
Zip Dry Glue
Sandpaper or Sanding Blocks
KaiserCraft Bird on a Twig Masonite Kit

Next, we have this beautiful mixed media piece by Keri Sallee using Time to Celebrate and our ivory Regular Tag Album Staples. We love her fussy cutting and ribbons. Wow, what a stunning piece to celebrate a wedding or anniversary!







Supply List

Time to Celebrate 12x12 PapersRegular Tag Album - Ivory

Next, we have this amazing Raining Cats & Dogs mini album by the mini master, Ginger Ropp! You are going to love every single page that she shows you on her amazing video tour.

Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Mini Album 2


Ginger's Mini Album YouTube Tour

Supply List

Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs 8x8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Tags and Pockets
Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Cardstock Banners
Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Cardstock Flowers
Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Chipboard 1
Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Chipboard 2
Recollections Black Cardstock
Black Medium Weight Chipboard
May Arts Persimmon Twine
Stampin Up Dimensionals
Stampin Up ⅞ in. Scallop Circle Punch
Stampin Up Banners Framelits
Stampin Up Envelope Punch Board
Distress Ink Black Soot
Score Tape
Creative Time Fun Size Scallop Bow Die
Creative Time Stitched Circle Tab Die
WeR Memory Keepers Corner Chomper Scallop
WeR Memory Keepers Corner Chomper Stub

We cannot wait to see what you create with these new collections. Share them on our Facebook page! We'd love to see your wonderful designs.

Happy Papercrafting,

Graphic 45


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Wow,Outstanding.I'd never think of doing these,working very well.

Lovely projects!

Love it all!!

Beautiful mini album - Thanks for the inspiration!

Wonderful projects and great tips.

pretty! love the papers

fantastic projects...love the Cats and Dogs mini!

Oh, Perfect projects!!! Love it all!!!

Beautiful projects! Thanks for the inspiration!

Great projects...love the mini!

My day just doesn't get started without first checking out all of the great inspiration on the Graphic 45 Blog! Thank you for that! Wonderful projects today!

Clever ideas --- love the mini!!!

Wow!! The first is beautiful, second has the most amazing fussy cutting & third is pretty.
I SO want Cats & Dogs collection but my budget no longer stretches to 12x12s & then all the add ons & staples. Just not possible. V sad. Need to win lottery, lol... Still cool to see all the DT creations, thankfully that's free. Tfs: )

More fabulous projects!

These are such gorgeous projects! TFS!

Gorgeous Rhea!

What a day for wonderful projects! Loved Ginger's mini album...cute paper collection. Lots of inspiration today!

Beautiful projects once again. I love the tutorial and the video for the mni album

Beautiful projects today! Loving all the tutorials and helpful instructions provided!

I am just blown away by all the wonderful projects everyone comes up with! Just fab!

Luv these projects and the both paper collections! <3

GORGEOUS!!!! Each piece is wonderful :) And the prize would be an awesome big 50 birthday present for me :D

I love all the projects! Thank you for the inspiration.

LOVE-LOVE the papers and the projects are wonderful too.

Beautiful projects and great tutorial.stunning papers. Thank you for sharing.

Gorgeous projects and such wonderful inspiration today! Love them all!

I'm seriously in awe of the projects, and I've just seen on Facebook asking about retired collections, all of them yes please !!!!!

Fabulous creations! Love Ginger's Mini!! Gorgeousness!! TFS!

I always love Ginger's projects. Thanks for sharing.

I have the 8x8 pad of Raining Cats & Dogs but haven't had time to start playing yet - maybe next week!!!

Darling, darling DARLING projects!!!

I can't get enough of G45 projects. Really I can't! Keep them coming!

Another great day on the blog. Even though I have the Raining Cats and Dogs collection I enjoy seeing each and every image highlighted in that lovely album. It's true, if you can stand cutting in to the papers they are even more fantastic.

Sweet projects and tutorials!

Adorable projects. The Raining Cats and Dogs album is wonderful!

Graphic45 papers make such beautiful flowers!

Fabulous projects!!!

Always such great projects. love the tutorials.

Отличные работы! Спасибо большое за подробные уроки!

I am so keeping my fingers crossed for the giveaway this week love the colour pallet of the Raining Cats and Dogs collection. I cannot resist those lovely miniature patterned papers!

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