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June 27, 2016

Welcome the Incredible 2016 Ambassadors: Andrew Roberts, Clare Charvill, and Jim, The Gentleman Crafter!

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We are so excited to welcome the first half of our Ambassadors today: Andrew Roberts, Clare Charvill, and Jim, the Gentleman Crafter! This blog is jam-packed with great ideas and projects by these incredible artists, so we'll let them take over the blog today. Enjoy these awesome ideas! First, we introduce the amazing Andrew Roberts (who spoils us with tutorials!) to our Ambassadors:

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"My name is Andrew Roberts, I live in Tasmainia, Australia. I am married and have 4 daughters and three sons. I am a registered nurse working in operating theatres. I have been artistic for a lot of my life. I have turned my hand at many different skills including watercolour wildlife drawing, mohair teddy bear making and found my niche in the paper crafting world. I have been scrapbooking and paper crafting for approximately 14 years. To be a Graphic 45 Ambassador has been a paper craft goal of mine since the introduction of the program. I love all things graphic 45 and have a serious addiction to their wonderful products. They are very versatile and have a fabulous colour palette. I am expanding my skills continuously and involvement within the industry here in australia and I look forward to sharing my love of graphic 45 over the coming year. I love to share my joy of Graphic 45 products on social media so hope to see you around.  Please have a look at my blog down under crafter."

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"How many crafters have a multitude of photos on the computer. I have a box with lots of printed ones as well. I found a collection of photos of my son jacob and I wanted a display where I could change the picture from time to time. So made a slide frame and mounted the photos in pairs and of course there had to be a box on there somewhere. I also decided to try the same project with a few spare wedding photos. I really love the way every Graphic 45 collection can be used for my projects even if am replicating the same design.

Tip: Layer fussy cut images from the Graphic 45 papers vertically to create dimension and depth. Ensure there is a slight overlap to create uniformity of the images.

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Supply List

Graphic 45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition
12 x 12 Papers : School Days
: happy Go Lucky
: Building Blocks
: Calico cut aparts
: Games and Playtime
: The three R’s
: Alphabet soup
: Grammar School
Graphic 45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition Chipboard
Graphic 45  Claw feet
Graphic 45 Mon Amour 12 x 12 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Mon Amour 8 x 8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Mon Amour 6 x 6 Patterns and solids
Graphic 45 Mon Amour Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 Mon Amour Chipboard 1
Graphic 45 Mon Amour Chipboard 2
Construction Chipboard
Flowers
Metal findings

"When I first received my enchanted forest papers in the post I was drawn to the shield images and I thought what great shape for a constructed project. Combining this with my love of box projects, the enchanted forest shield was born. I hid a little mini album inside that I filled with pictures of my youngest son Benjamin.

Tip #1 Do you enjoy altered art or constructed projects. Graphic 45 matchbook boxes make great platforms to for these type of projects.


Tip #2 When matting you mini album pages with your favorite Graphic 45 papers try only adhering the edges and create a pocket to fit a graphic 45 artist trading tag.

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Check out How to Make a Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Mini Album by Andrew Roberts on Snapguide.  

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Supply List

Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest 12 x 12 Papers : Enchanted forest

: Sumptuous Floral
: Gilded Grandeur
: Dazzling Damsel
: Brilliant Gem
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Chipboard One
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Chipboard Two
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Journaling and Ephemera Cards
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest 8 x 8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest 6 x 6 Patterns and Solids
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 Altered Art Matchbook box
Graphic 45 Artist Trading Tags Black
Kraft Cardstock
Black cardstock
Metal findings
Cinch Wire
Chipboard

 

"We often scrap or craft many projects and albums that showcase family and friends. But it’s fun sometimes to take the challenge and make a project that requires us to look at ourselves. I kept this project simple. I love the clean lines and hoped it would  inspire new crafters. There is two snapguides associated with this project. I am going to use this to keep a diary style record of the words and thoughts that describe my style.

Tip: Have you thought of making a mini album as tribute to your design style. A keepsake that represents part of or the continuation of your creative journey."

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Check out How to Alter a Graphic 45 Box With Graphic 45 City Scapes by Andrew Roberts on Snapguide.  

Andrew's Snapguide Tutorial

 


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Check out How to Create a Graphic 45 Cityscapes Mini Album by Andrew Roberts on Snapguide.  

Andrew's Cityscapes Mini Album Snapguide


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Supply List

Graphic 45 Cityscapes 12 x 12 patterned papers : Cityscapes
: Map the past
: Global Odyssey
: Street of Dream
: Well Travelled
: Passport to the world
: Crossroads
: Grand tour
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Cardstock Stickers
Graphic 45 Cityscapes 6 x 6 Patterns and Solids
Graphic 45 Cityscapes 8 x 8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Chipboard 1
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Chipboard 2
Graphic 45 Cityscapes Journaling and Ephemera cards
Graphic 45 5 x 5 Mixed Media Box Black
Flowers
Kraft Cardstock
Assorted Metal Findings

Now, we celebrate the magical work of Clare Charvill from the UK!

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"I‘m a self-confessed craftaholic and live in the centre of the UK with my two fabulous boys.

I’ve crafted with different mediums all my life, and found a new interest in paper-crafting back in 2011.  After a lot of searching I came across a vintage style of papers that inspired me and made my first projects. Curtain Call, Le Cirque and Communique (the first time round) got me totally hooked on Graphic 45 and I’ve been inspired by and crafting with their fabulous products ever since. I started blogging and sharing my projects with likeminded crafters in mid 2011, joined the G5 DT in 2012 and have had the pleasure of representing this prestigious paper crafting brand at workshops and retreats across the UK and on UK Craft TV ever since.  I’m really looking forward to being part of this fabulous family and hugely talented team again this year and sharing my creativity with you all ☺ ~Clare"

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"I’m really excited to have been invited to continue as an Ambassador for Graphic 45.  I’m a total addict and inspiration for my projects always comes from their stunning paper collections.  Thank you Diane, Charee and Aimee.

As crafters we spend lots of time crafting projects for others so I decided to create one that you could make and keep for yourself and chose the timeless ‘A Ladies Diary’ collection to alter it in.

Part of the brief was to include a photo of ourselves in our project, mine sits in the frame on the lid of the box surrounded by fussy cut flowers and stickers from the collection.

I chose pink and brown as the main colours for the project and paper pieces the gorgeous clock border into the papers on the base of the box.  I paper pieced the spotty paper and borders together for the box sides , added the large sticker mounted on foam pads to the box front and the new mini door plate and keys in the antique finish to the lid for a really vintage look.


We all keep oodles of digital photo’s but it’s always nice to keep a few originals that have special memories attached to them. To store mine I made a photo box with photo wallets for pictures and added a Japanese Stab Bound scrap book and a really fun diary with a shaker front to journal in. Have fun following along with me a make one yourself.  Follow the link below to the tutorial and make one yourself." ~Clare

A Ladies Diary Memory Box 0 Clare Charvill Graphic 45

 

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How to Make a Shaker Diary Tutorial


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Supply List

A Ladies Diary Deluxe Collectors Edition
Metal Door Plates & Knobs Staples
Metal Claw Feet Staples
Metal Clock Keys Staples
Cor’Dinations Signature 12 x 12 Cardstock in Peach
Alpha Banner-ATC Black
Box and photo frame from my own collection
Chipboard
Black & Cream Card
10mm black Ribbon & Black Twine
Double Sided Tape/Tacky Glue/Foam Pads
UTEE
Metal Chain
5/8” & ½” circle punch

Now, we celebrate the incredible work of Jim, the Gentleman Crafter! Yay!

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"Full of Southern charm, Jim Hankins is truly a Gentleman Crafter!   Known for creating 3-D projects and his use of innovative mixed media techniques, Jim loves to combine the two to make unique functional art.

An avid blogger, YouTube instructor and educator, Jim travels the country monthly teaching classes in person and online reaching out to fellow crafters who share his love of techniques and construction.


Jim’s Motto:  If I can make it you can make it…when you can build a box you can make anything!"

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Download Top Hat Cuckoo PDF Tutorial

Download Top Hat Cuckoo PDF File

Download Top Hat Cuckoo SVG File

We have an awesome new contest this week with Cityscapes and G45 Staples including our Metal Brads and Square Tag Album! All you have to do to enter this contest is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page. We will announce a winner on Friday - so enter this great giveaway this week!

(2) Cityscapes, Square Tags & Pockets Album, Brads

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A huge welcome to these incredible Ambassadors! 2016 is going to be such a great year! Help us say hello in the comments below. Thanks for joining us today, G45ers! Have a great Monday!

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

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Comments

Amazing, so many things to inspire me

Great projects. Thanks for sharing. I look forward to seeing the new projects

que de superbes réas , bravo aux créateurs !!

Speechless!!!

Wonderful creations from the talented ambassadors and thanks for the opportunity to win this great giveaway!

Gorgeous projects as always! .... especially love Andrew's suitcase album.

I would be thrilled to win the giveaway too if I were that lucky x

Wonderful work from top designers using these wonderful papers, looking forward to more creations .

I'm so glad that these incredibly talented people are featured today; the inspiration that I've gotten will keep me busy for weeks!!!

What fabulous inspiration here and I'm looking forward to seeing Jim in the UK soon. Of course the wonderful G45 products make everything look fantastic so thank you for offering such a great prize.

Amazing selection
Sjo much beauty it's magnificent

Wonderful projects! Love them all!

Fabulous projects! The attention to detail is amazing! Would absolutely love to win this giveaway....good luck to all!!

Graphic 45, you have the most inspiring Ambassadors and Design Team! Such a great combo: beautiful products and talented designers!

Welcome! You guys rock! Awesome makes! I would love to win the kit.

Welcome to everyone! I am so excited to see what wonderful projects you create for everyone. The cityscapes collection is perfect for my recent trip to NYC with my daughter! Happy crafting!

It's a wonderful set! I'd love to have it ♥

The construction skills of your ambassadors, and the way they embellish their constructs, are fantastic, even overwhelming! I know that Gentleman Jim says if he can make it, anyone can, but I still marvel at what they all can do!

All those projects are stunning. I love them. Thanks for the chance.

It is so amazing to see what you can do beyond a scrapbook page or card which is all I have done. These are inspirations to new adventures.

Oh my these are astounding works! Wowza is all I can say. Love the opportunity to win Cityscape as well. I adore that collection!

So much talent!!! Love it all!

Wow! Would love to win. Thanks for the chance!!

Welcome to the Ambassadors 2016!! Lovely projects all. <3

Great inspiration for all..

I knew these incredible crafters were too good to lose! Welcome back as Ambassadors!

Welcome to the new ambassadors, they are all fantastic, love their projects!!! Thank you G45 for this amazing giveaway!!!

Fantastic projects! Thank you so much for the tutorials!

beautiful and stunning projects!!

Every one of these projects is a fabulous work of art and wonderful use of each of the collections. What a generous give away; sign me up!

Love these projects. Great creators - looking forward to seeing more of their creations.

Lovely meeting your ambassadors. What fantastic ideas - can't wait to have a go. Keep up the good work!!

looking forward to all your fabulous work the coming year. This project are a great start. Thanks

Andrew, Clare and Tim all of your projects are amazing and inspire all of us to do great things with Graphic 45! Love this week's prize package.

Welcome to the new ambassadors. Love their work. All their projects are simply fabulous. And thank you Graphic 45 for your products and to another wonderful give away.

As seasoned paper artists, these 3 G45 Ambassadors always get my vots of approval!!! Looking forward to seeing more paper joy from all of you!

Wonderful projects! I'm inspired by Jim's comment ...if you can make a box ...!
Thanks. Jean

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Good golly, that's a lot of crafty, creative hormones swirling about! Haha! Congrats to the new Ambassadors. Looking forward to your amazing projects!

Great ideas to use these gorgeous papers!

I want it so bad,none of the stores around have it.....please, please

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