unique papercrafting graphic 45

February 25, 2016

Get Inspired with Cityscapes


Wow, do we have some amazing projects with our new collection Cityscapes today! Jim, the Gentleman Crafter and Danielle Copley will blow you away with their great ideas! Get excited.

First, we have Jim, the Gentleman Crafter's incredible handmade double decker bus made from Cityscapes and chipboard. That's right, he created this from scratch with his incredible imagination! We are in awe of Jim's wonderful work!

"The Beautiful city of London comes to the forefront with another iconic project…The famous Double Decker Buses have always been enchanting to me…of course I always clamored to the top for a more majestic view of the city.  In my version of the double decker, you lift up the back piece and pull out a thin but long mini that can be filled with traveling quotes, travel pictures and souvenirs picked up along the way." ~Jim, The Gentleman Crafter

Cityscapes double decker bus made from scratch by Jim, the Gentleman Crafter #graphic45









Supply List

Cityscapes Collection

Next, Danielle makes a brilliant Cityscapes travel album. Take it away, Danielle:

"I love making mini albums and I knew Cityscapes would make the perfect album to store photos of my family’s travels. Using a simple album page style, I was able to make the most of this gorgeous paper to frame the photos that will go in it. When I saw the new Graphic 45 Policy Envelopes I knew how fantastic they would coordinate with my album. They added the perfect pockets for our travel mementos and additional space for more photos and journaling tags. I just slit the bottoms open to attach to my album binding and they fit my album like they were made for it and came already perfectly coordinated!

Tip: A great way to add charms to the spine of your album is to use a Graphic 45 Ornate Label Holder. Punch a hole in the pull towards the edge with a heavy duty hole punch. Add a chain and some charms with some jump rings.

Tip: Don’t have the perfect matching charms? Make some by fussy cutting your favorite images from your design paper. Back them with cardstock or another fussy cut image that matches the shape to make it sturdier. Similar to what I did with the stamps on my album spine. Punch a hole in the corner and add a jump ring!" ~Danielle

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2


Danielle's Video Tour

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2

Cityscaped Mini Album, Cityscapes, Danielle Copley, Graphic 45, photo 2

Supply List

Graphic 45 Cityscapes 12x12 Paper-
Cityscapes, Map the Past,
Global Odyssey, Street of Dreams, Well Traveled,
Passport to the World, Crossroads
Graphic 45 Regular Red Policy Envelopes
Graphic 45 Regular Black Policy Envelopes
Graphic 45 Ornate Keys
Graphic 45 Ornate Keyholes
Graphic 45 Ornate Label Holder
May Arts Ribbon- Black
Medium weight chipboard
cardstock- black
adhesive- wet and foam
chain and charms

This week we are giving away $50 worth of Come Away with Me and other fun Staples and crafting goodies! Think of all the fun projects you can create. To win this prize pack, all you need to do is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page. We will announce a winner here tomorrow on the blog on Friday, February 26. Today is your last day - so make sure to enter!

$50 Come Away with Me Prize Pack

We cannot wait to see what YOU will create with Cityscapes! It should be in stores any day now - so fun!

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

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


Both of these projects are amazing! I absolutely love the double decker bus and mini by Jim, The Gentleman Crafter. His projects are always amazing and I have been fortunate to take one of his classes. Danielle's album is stunning. Of course I can't resist G45 paper!

Amazing projects.

Love the Cityscapes project :) Just WOW! Do have a soft spot for Come Away With Me tho, so would love to be in with a chance of winning this week :) Thanks G45! X

Love, love, love both these projects! And what a cute idea to attach charms!

Fabulous projects!!!

Wow --these projects are amazing!

How fun is that bus?!!

I love everything Graphic 45.....amazing colors, staples and papers. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

I am so In Love with the bus!!!! I want to make one. I just love coming onto Graphic 45 blog and seeing all the wonderful inspiration! I would love to be able to afford multiples of every one of the collections and products so that I too could create such wonderful works of art!!!!

I am quite in love with the new G45 Cityscapes collection. Even more, now that I've seen Jim's fantastic London Double Decker bus. And the travel album by Danielle has given me so many more ideas for using this wonderfully diverse paper!

I love the way the wonderfully creative bus opens for the book! And all the great pockets and pages in Danielle's book.

Boy Jim at Gentlemanscrafter never ceases to amaze

Wonderful projects! I love the Cityscapes line. I picked up everything last Tuesday and can't wait to create with it.

Can't wait until my store has the Enchanted Forest and Voyage Beyond the Sea paper. I've got a few projects in mind for them.

superbe !!

G45 always has wonderful collections. I am grateful for the opportunities you give us to win your products. Thank you.

UNREAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! These two projects just blew me away. OMG. I'm speechless. These two creators are off this planet. That bus is unbelievable to look at and that mini album just devine. I'm so envious how talented you both are.

Awesome projects today with the new Cityscapes collection! Jim and Danielle have "Wowed" us with these creations. This collection is a winner!

This looks like so much fun! I love this collection!

OMG, is all I can say!! Love all the projects, the double decker blew me away. Awesome job!

Love the double-decker! Sure wish I had the time...and talent...to create something like this!

OMG i love the bus.

looking for great scrapbook layouts to do justice to this wonderful collection!

Omg!! Both projects are super awesome!!! I wish I can make it as well.

Would love to win! Graphic 45's the best!

LOVE Jim's bus. He's such a talented person.
The mini album is wonderful!

Those are all so beautiful, it would take a lot of time and work to make something that nice. I am in awe of it all.

This bus is absolutely amazing!!!! Wow!

The bus is terrific! Wow! The album is adorable. I love both of these projects!

That bus is fabulous! What talent! And the journal is fab too!

Older Comments

The comments to this entry are closed.