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February 02, 2015

Start the Week with Graphic 45 Cards!

ABC Primer Card close up by Lori Williams

Happy Monday, G45ers! We hope you had an excellent weekend. Today, we will give you some great card ideas from Lori Williams and Ginny Nemchak. You will want to try these ideas today and make someone's week with a handmade card.

We also have a super exciting new contest this week. Who wants to win a $54 prize pack of retired Graphic 45? There is a A Proper Gentleman, Le Romantique, and Bird Song 8x8 paper pad in this great set! Enter below to win these great retired collections:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Lori amazes with An ABC Primer. We love the layering and great images and techniques on this card. Amazing!

"I loved this collection when it was first released so I was so excited to see it being re-released with some updates. I didn’t do fussy cutting on this card because I felt like the images worked better in straight block form, layered on card stock. Does that mean I think of school as more rigid?, LOL...not sure but I do like the way the card came together. With many of my cards the interior is finished just as the exterior, giving the recipient even more to look at on the inside."~Lori

ABC Primer Card by Lori Williams

ABC Primer Card by Lori Williams

ABC Primer Card by Lori Williams

ABC Primer Card by Lori Williams

Supply List

Graphic 45
12 x 12 ABC Primer Paper Collection
• The Three R’s
• 1-2 Buckle My Shoe
• Jumping Joan
• Alphabet Soup
• Grammar School
• School Days
• Calico Cut Apart
• Bedtime Stories
Graphic 45 Metal Brad Staples
G45 Washi Tape Set
Other Products Used:
Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Black Card Stock
Sewing Machine
Foam Tape
Spellbinders Die “Pretty Petals B”
Spellbinder Die “Pretty Petals D”
Paper Cutter
Beacon Zip Dry Glue
CTMH Scallop Punch
Red Colored Pencil
Half Pearls

Now, Ginny makes a perfect Raining Cats & Dogs card for our cat lovers. We love this gorgeous card and the fun fussy cut kitties! What amazing ribbon and flowers as well. Adore this card.

The Cat's Meow Card 1

The Cat's Meow Card 1

Supply List

Raining Cats and Dogs  8x8 Raining Cats and Dogs
Raining Cats and Dogs 8x8 Pitter-Patter
Raining Cats and Dogs Precious Pets
Raining Cats and Dogs 4x6 Journaling Card
Raining Cats and Dogs 3x4 Ephemera Card
Black Cardstock
Tim Holtz Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Glittery Photo Corners
Large Black Rose

Thank you for joining us for these amazing cards! We hope you have a great day and brighten someone's week with a handmade card.

Happy Card-Making!

Graphic 45

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Amazing work on here as always. Very inspirational

Just amazing projects !

My current projects are organization in my craft room. I've saved a ton of the same jars and I'm going to paint the lids and decorate the tops with drawer pulls for papercraft supply storage.

Very inspiring projects. Love them. I'm sorry, but I don't understand the question you asked.

I love Graphic 45 and I need it all!

I'm currently transforming a 5x5 mixed media box using old curiosity shop !! Pictures are on my facebook of how it's going. When finished I'll put it on Ning and my blog .

I just can't have enough Grahic 45 and would love to win these.

Can't do without my G45 papers. Still got some that I can't use as they're just too gorgeous!

Gotta love Graphic 45 papers.

Wow beautiful cards, great eye for inspiration!! Thanks for a chance to win your Fabulous product which I hoard...lol

Working on a love card (Valentines Day) for hubby...love when retired prints returned.

Cards are still the best way to say something special to someone! I love making cards!

awesome project for star the week!


Thank you for posting these gorgeous cards today! I usually make mini albums, but I might have to have a go at making cards after seeing these! I agree with some of the other posters this morning….I buy Graphic 45 and end up hoarding it instead of using it because it is just too beautiful to cut into!! And I love that you're re-releasing the retired collections. Those will go on my shelf permanently!!!

Love Graphic 45 and all the artistic folks who provide inspiration. Working with An ABC Primer collection and my grandmothers life as a one room school teacher in the 1920's.

Gorgeous cards!!!

I'm working on a tropical shadowbox using Tropical Travelogue. Loving the cute cards today!

Working on Valentine's, school project, and LULAC decorations

Love these cards!

Love everything about graphic 45. Thanks for the opportunity to participate in your giveaway of retired papers

Beautiful cards. Gives me many ideas!

Amazing cuteness! Love Graphic 45 :)

I opened my "Night Before Christmas" paper pads this weekend and I am starting now to make a Christmas album! No reason to wait when my paper is calling out for me to do something with it!

Love my G45 and am looking to make some home decor

Very cute. Still love the ABC Primer collection. So many uses for it.

I love Graphic 45 paper! I am so excited about the release of ABC Primer! As a retired Kindergarten teacher this has to be my favorite collection. As soon as I get my hands on it, I will be making a mini album to celebrate my granddaughter"s first year of school!

My current project I am working on is a mini album / journal combo that I am using G45's Secret Garden. Yep, finally cutting into that collection! Sometimes I just like to admire the paper for awhile before I cut into it. Love the projects featured in today's blog post!

I need to go through the craft and organize it. Just made a few Valentine's Day cards. Also, doing some scrapbooking.

I'm a teacher so I LOVE the ABC Primer collection!

I am planning to do more mini albums.

Aside from painting the kitchen in real time, I am working on a 3-D house shape paper mache tri fold display. The theme is about the journey of the little playhouse. It is a life size house I played in as a child. I brought back to useable for my sweet grandchildren.

I am sceaming to make ATC's and scrap booking the Granchildren

Love these retired collections - the colors and the themes. Thanks for a chance to win!

Beautiful cards! I'm currently working on an Eerie tale haunted house with mini album with a few of my friends!

Fabulous cards....I adore anything made from Graphic 45 papers, there is nothing like them.
I would lover to be included in your drawing! !

Working on a mini-album using raining cats&dogs. Will probably get done next year lol. Adore all G45 papers. Thanks for the opportunity.

Beautiful selection - would love to win!!!


I love the Primary collection! It is one of my very favorites!

Wishing you a happy day!


Barbara Diane

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