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November 23, 2016

Brilliant Graphic 45 Holiday Cards!

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We have two gorgeous cards for you today! Lena Astafeva and Joanne Bain show their love for this fun season with two amazing holiday cards! First, Lena shares her love of snow globes with this great card:

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"I love Christmas Snow globe very much. That’s why I decided to make a card, on which there is a globe." ~Lena

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Check out How to A Card "Snow Globe" by Elena Astafeva on Snapguide.

Lena's Snapguide Tutorial

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Card- St.Nicholas- turorial by Lena Astafeva-products Graphic 45 -12
Card- St.Nicholas- turorial by Lena Astafeva-products Graphic 45 -12

Card- St.Nicholas- turorial by Lena Astafeva-products Graphic 45 -12

Card- St.Nicholas- turorial by Lena Astafeva-products Graphic 45 -12

Card- St.Nicholas- turorial by Lena Astafeva-products Graphic 45 -12

Supply List :

St Nicholas 12x12 Pad
St Nicholas 8x8 Pad
St Nicholas 6x6 Patterns & Solids Pad
St Nicholas 12x12 Patterns & Solids Pad
Craft paper
Dies-cut  Sizzix

Now, Joanne shows how simple layers can make a dynamic effect on a holiday card. What a beauty!


"The St Nicholas collection is absolutely gorgeous and makes the Christmas card creation so easy. I am a lover of fussy cutting but for this little card I kept that to a bare minimum." ~Joanne



Check out How to Create a Christmas Card by Joanne Bain by Joanne Bain on Snapguide.

Joanne's Snapguide Tutorial


Supply List

Graphic 45 Materials List - St Nicholas Collection - #4501407 Seasons Greeting Paper, #4501404 Christmas Cheer Paper.

We have a brand new awesome giveaway this week with $100+ of Graphic 45 goodies! We have a retired collection A Proper Gentleman up for grabs and the beloved An ABC Primer Deluxe Collector's Editions. These would be great to make some holiday gifts! To show our THANKS for being our G45ers in this week of American Thanksgiving, we wanted to give you a great prize pack to show our gratitude. All you need to do is comment here on the blog or on Facebook to win! We will announce a winner on Monday, November 28. Have fun entering and have a great week joining us here on the blog!

(1%2F1%2Fnot claimed) $100 An ABC Primer, Proper Gentleman, Mixed Media Album, Staples

Have you created your holiday cards, G45ers? We would love you to share them on our Facebook page using #G45Holiday - you could win a $75 prize pack! So, definitely share today.

Have an Awesome Day!

The G45 Family

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Absolutely gorgeous cards, and oh how I would love to receive one! I've never tried card making, but after seeing these beauties, I may have to start. They are lovely. So is the prize package for this week! Thank you so much for offering such a generous prize package!

Stunningly gorgeous! Both projects! Thanks for sharing ladies!! :D

Masters at layering beautiful papers! Great talent and awesome paper art!!

Wonderful cards! Beautiful gifts in a little package.

Wow -amazing cards!

Beautiful cards. I love the globe tec.

Such lovely cards!

I wish I had time to make such beautiful cards for all my friends! These are truly inspirational!

These are really lovely cards and I look
forward to using the layouts for some of mine.
Many thanks

These cards are gorgeous. Love to create cards with your beutiful papers!

Beautiful cards! Thanks for the inspiration, and thanks for the chance to win such a great prize package!

Such beautiful inspiration!!!

Beautiful cards! I absolutely adore the snow globe card! WONDERFULLY FESTIVE!

Gorgeous cards!! (and an awesome prize pack!)

Awesome cards, thanks for the tutorials too!!

Today's cards are beautiful!! I want to win A Proper Gentleman to make cards.

Beautiful cards. I love how vintage Santa is on this paper set. And I love that gorgeous deer on Lena's card.
So adorable!

Joanne and Elena's cards are beautiful, love those St. Nicholas prints, they are just so festive . Snow Globe tutorial is great I wanna make one !
Joaane's combo of prints is so fun love that seasons greeting print so many festive possibilities with that print !

Great card.
So many layers.
thanks for sharing
Happy thanksgiving

Both cards are fabulous.

Bring on more Christmas projects! Thanks, G45, for all your lovely gifts of inspiration!

Oh how I love the St. Nicholas Collection, and it is beautifully used in these designs.

These cards are gorgeous! I can't get enough amazing inspiration with this St. Nicholas collection!! Thanks for sharing these great creations!!!

Beautiful cards! I am going to try the snow globe. It is so perfect for my New England friends. Thanks for the inspiration.

Love these cards! All the designers do such a good job with each new challenge. Thank you!

Gorgeous cards using
Santa! Happy Thanksgiving
Carla from Utah

Little bit of work and creative thought and you have xmas cards for family, neighbors and friends. Well done.

Awesome creation as always!

Preciosas tarjetas! En lo personal, adoré la de Lena.

I like layering... And fussy cutting.
Time for Christmas creations! Thanks!

I love cards and hhose are wonderful.
Amazing collection!

Beautiful cards! I think I will try my hand with Joanne's inspirational card.

Beautiful cards! I just LOVE the St. Nicholas collection!!

I love these beautiful and inspirational cards! Thank you Graphic 45 for enabling all of us in such awesome and crafty ways.

Love all the fussy cutting, just beautiful! Wonderful Christmas cards!

absolutely love G45!

Your Christmas Designed papers always look like what I want Christmas to look like - magical.
And these cards are all that too.

Lovely work.
Thanks G45 for the giveaway.

Someone is going to be very happy to receive one of these gorgeous, festive cards! So many delicious layers and details! Thank you for the chance to win again!

Beautiful cards!!!

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