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February 04, 2015

A Wednesday Full of Love from Graphic 45


Welcome to the blog, G45ers! Valentine's Day is right around the  corner, so we decided to fill the blog full of love today. Donna Espiritu and Solange Marques made beautiful Valentine-worthy projects. Solange even has a tutorial for her "Love" card below. Enjoy this beautiful day of projects!

Don't forget to take part in our contest to win hard-to-find retired collections! Three 8x8 paper pads are up for grabs in this great giveaway. Take part here:

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How wonderful would it be to receive this heart holder and tags for Valentine's Day? We love this Time to Flourish Valentine masterpiece from Donna!

"A cute Valentine gift idea, with card and pocket for some pieces of chocolates (which I ate after taking photos of my project lol!)" ~Donna







Supply List

Graphic 45 Time to flourish 12x12, 8x8, 6x6 papers (February papers)
Graphic 45 Time to flourish stickers, flowers
Graphic 45 Staples key, brads
Core'dinations cardstock
Petaloo flowers
Georgia pacific cardstock (A4)
MFT die cut
Distress ink
Satin ribbon, laces, twine, pearl string, leaves, thread from my stash

Solange is a mixed media master, and this "love" card has such beautiful colors and texture. Learn how to make your own with a great Snapguide tutorial below!

"February reminds Valentine's day and the better way to show our love is a handmade card. I have prepared a tutorial of a mixed media card using G45 Time to Flourish collection." ~Solange

Love Card Tutorial by Solange Marques. Graphic 45 Time to Flourish collection (1)

Check out How to Make a Mixed Media Card by Solange Marques on Snapguide.  

Solange's Snapguide Tutorial

Love Card Tutorial by Solange Marques. Graphic 45 Time to Flourish collection (1)

Love Card Tutorial by Solange Marques. Graphic 45 Time to Flourish collection (1)

Love Card Tutorial by Solange Marques. Graphic 45 Time to Flourish collection (1)

Love Card Tutorial by Solange Marques. Graphic 45 Time to Flourish collection (1)

Supply List

Graphic 45 Time to Flourish 12x12 papers:
May Flourish, May Cut Apart
Graphic 45 Time to Flourish 6x6 Patterns & Solids Pad
Graphic 45 Time to Flourish 8x8 Pad
Graphic 45 Time to Flourish Banners
Graphic 45 Time to Flourish Tags and Pockets
Graphic 45 Alpha Stickers.
Acrylic Gesso, Crackle Paste and Spray Inks.

Check out the extra inspiration from Nadya Lifa over on the Paper Crafter's Library blog! It will fill your day with beauty and joy!

Once upon a springtime layout_nadya lifa2

Visit the Paper Crafter's Library Blog

Thank you for joining us for this love-filled day on the blog. We hope it brought you joy!

Happy Valentine-Making,

Graphic 45

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awesome and so lovely projects!

So beautiful!!

Love all your gorgeous collections, especially the retired ones.


I would love so much to win this prize! I love Graphic 45 papers and have always been sad at not owning the wonderful retired collections!

Wishing you a happy day!


Barbara Diane

Beautiful projects! I might have eaten the chocolates before I took the photo!

The projects are so pretty! Love the soft colors.

Amazing tag project & always like when mixed media comes into play.
Maybe I should take out some hoarded g45 pprs & mix it up. .

Gorgeous projects! I would love to use this paper for mini albums for my daughters!

Gorgeous projects. Colors are so pretty. :-D

Thanks for the Valentine inspirations with the fussy cutting and mixed medium. BEAUTIFUL !!!!!!!!I would love to win this prize of special papers.

Such lovely projects! Would love to win the retired papers!

Oh how beautiful mixed media card -Love it!

LOVE both projects shown today. I like that the 2nd card could be used all year round. Love all cards I have made using G45 paper collections. Every page brings on new card ideas. Lovely!

I am such a sucker for Valentine's Day - I mean, hearts, flowers, and chocolate! Who could resist that? And, these beautiful projects fit the bill to a T.

Gorgeous projects!

Fabulous projects!

I love all these beautiful projects and can't wait to get started on the calendars and albums I have planned with several of the G45 papers and embellies!!!!

Everyday is full of love with Graphic 45! These are gorgeous!

Lovely projects for Valentines Day:)

These are just so visually lovely. Great inspiration. Of course it is Graphic 45 you wouldn't expect anything else.

Such awesomeness!!

Love that valentine's day project!

Love these projects! They are good reminders that Spring is coming. And so are the new G45 paper collections. :)

Very beautiful Valentine's Day cards!

What an explosion of beauty today. I love the "tag" by Donna. So many things to look at, so beautiful.

Solange used my favorite colors so this card really caught my eye.

Nadya's card was a teaser. Have to look for it. Thanks everyone.

Fantastics projects today. Delight to the eyes. Right now, I am scheming to make some Valentine cards for my grandchildren and parents.

Love the projects. Gorgeous.

Gorgeous creations! I just wish I had your talents. Thanks for sharing. I would love to make a mini album.

I'm hoping to do some craft projects including paper-cutting since I just won a new book about it! Yeah! God bless!

Stunning Projects Today.

Incredibly talented designers! Each project is stunning!

I'm thinking about Valentine's. What a wonderful prize. I'd love to win.

What am I scheming? Well that time of year is coming so I'm getting my projects ready for the big call :)

Really liked the packaging for candy sweet Valentine's Day! Thank you for sharing your ideas!

Counting down the days to next week when the new collection comes out. Can't wait to buy it for a gift for my daughter-in-law!

Love your stuff but hard to find here in Lenoir, NC. I've been creating sweet Valentine's and paper arts.

Ohhhhhhhhhhh, just beautiful and perfect for the upcoming day of LOVE. Thank you for sharing.

G45 goodness. Going to be making several mini albums soon. Would love the 8x8s.

These are gorgeous!!!

Beautiful G45 projects today. So amazing to see such beautiful works

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