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December 08, 2014

Handmade Ornaments with Graphic 45: Day One!

Christmas Ornament Tutorial G45 2

Welcome to week 2 of the G45 Handmade Gift Tutorials - today we are sharing beautiful handmade ornaments. Ginny Nemchak has a gorgeous ornament tutorial using 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Then, we have the most beautiful altered Mixed Media Box by the amazing Nichola Battilana! You will leave so inspired today.

This week we have such an exciting contest! We are raffling off an original Jim, the Gentleman Crafter Christmas creation - an altered box with lots of beautiful handmade surprises inside. The randomly chosen winner will also win a $20 prize pack of Graphic 45 goodies. What a fun giveaway! Just take part below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Now, let's enjoy the beautiful ornament from Ginny using our Ivory Regular Tag Album. She has a fabulous Snapguide tutorial below. We would love to hang this on our tree - and it's a perfect gift idea!

Christmas Ornament Tutorial G45 1

Check out How to Shadow Box Ornament With Graphic 45 Tag Album by Ginny Nemchak on Snapguide.  

Ginny's Snapguide Tutorial


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Christmas Ornament Tutorial G45 1


Christmas Ornament Tutorial G45 1

Supply List

Graphic 45 Time to Flourish 8x8 pad~ December Cut Aparts
Graphic 45 Twas the Night Before Christmas~Twas the Night Before Christmas
Graphic 45 Twas the Night Before Christmas~Long Winters Nap
Graphic 45 Twas the Night Before Christmas~Merry Mistletoe
Graphic 45 The Twelve Days of Christmas~The Twelve Days of Christmas
Graphic 45 The Twelve Days of Christmas~Joyeux Noel
Graphic 45 Staples~Regular Tag Album Ivory
Tim Holtz Distress Ink~Gathered Twigs
Chipboard Snowflake
Really Reasonable Ribbon Trims
Martha Stewart Glitter Flakes

Nichola brilliantly uses our Ivory Mixed Media Box in the amazing altered Christmas wonderland below. We just love this creation!

Mixed Media Boxes

"I love the Graphic 45 Mixed Media boxes. They are just the right size, the little window is sweet as can be, and the inside depth is practically perfect for little dioramas (which I love to make!) Twas the Night Before Christmas is a lot of fun with charming classic holiday graphics. I’ve added a slew of chunky white glitter on just about every surface but kept the edges clean to ensure that the box closure could still function.Considering our winter went on for an eternity last year, I thought that a winter theme (rather than all out Christmas) would give me an excuse to keep this piece on display for an extended time ;)" ~Nichola

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Supply List

Mixed Media 5x5 Box-Ivory
Shabby Chic Door Pull
Shabby Chic Ornate Metal Keys
Twas the Night Before Christmas
Up on the Housetops
Long Winter's Nap
Twas the Night Before Christmas Chipboard
Twas the Night Before Christmas Stickers
Raining Cats and Dogs 6x6 Patterns & Solids Pad
Glitter
White Acrylic Paint
Retro Bottle Brush Trees
Holly Berry Garland*
Red Stamen
Mini Red Pip Berry Garland
Rusty Star Ornament Set
Ginas design Snowflake Shape Set

 

Thanks for joining us for the first day of ornament inspiration and tutorials. Are you trying these tutorials? We'd love to see them on our Facebook page! Share away, G45ers.

Happy Papercrafting,

Graphic 45

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Comments

LOVE TIMES 1000

Beautiful projects and what a great prize!

I absolutely love G45

Love all these tutorials and projects! Thanks for making such beautiful paper.

Thank you for providing such lovelies for us to see and make!

Wonderful projects!! Love all of the details. Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Gorgeous! I love shadow boxes!!! :-D

Oh such beautiful projects. Don't you just love the Christmas season?!

Beautiful album and box! Awesome details!

So beautiful, thanks for sharing this great tutorial!

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