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December 12, 2016

Beautiful Ideas with Nature Sketchbook

  Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

We are loving the projects being created with Nature Sketchbook, our new gorgeous collection. Today, Maggi Harding and Clare Charvill share two perfect ideas with this new collection. Take a look at Maggi's gorgeous folios:

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

"I've got a quick and easy project for you today that I know will delight the recipient!  Its a Post-it notepad wrapped in a folio made from Graphic 45's new collection, Nature Sketchbook.  These make cute little stock stuffers or little gifts.  How about using them as place markers on your table?  You could easily use journaling type cut-aparts on the fronts and write in your guest's name." ~Maggi

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

 

Check out How to Make a Post-It Note Folio by Maggi HARDING on Snapguide.

Maggi's Snapguide Tutorial

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

 

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

Tip: I'm big on assembly line production so if you're going to make a lot of these, cut everything to size all at once.  Then ink your papers.  Now line the pieces up in the order of assembly and you can quickly put these together.

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)


Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

Tip: Do you have a sheet or two left from various collections but not really enough to do a big project?  Well then this is perfect use for those leftovers.  You can cut two folios from a 12 x 12 paper, now find some coordinating images and you're all set.  Of course, I do know that using all our Graphic 45 paper is really not the goal.  Do you kinda break out in a cold sweat when you discover than one of your treasured collections is all gone?  Yeah , so do I!


Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)


Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

Post-it Notepad, Nature Sketchbook, Tutorial Maggi Harding, Graphic 45  (05)

 Supply List

Nature Sketchbook 12 x 12 Pad
Nature Sketchbook 1 2x 12 Patterns & Solids Pad
Nature Sketchbook Flowers
Nature Sketchbook letters or any that coordinate with Nature Sketchbook
Other Supplies:
Petaloo Botanica Blooms x 4 Teal
Petaloo Botanica Petite's x 11 Teal, Yellow
BasicGrey Magnetic closures
Scortape
Distress Ink
Jute twine

Now, enjoy this gorgeous planner from Clare! We love this - what a great gift idea!

Natures Sketch Book Planner 5 Clare Charvill Graphic 45

"Nature Sketchbook was the perfect collection to choose for my hostess gift.  The feature image on the signature sheet was just the perfect size for my project too, and those butterflies just had to be cut out ☺  This planner holds all you need to organise your way through the weeks ahead.

The cover is made from double thickness 2mm chipboard and measures .  I altered the front cover in two sheets of 12 x 12, used one on the back cover and two sheets from the 12 x 12 Patterns and Solids to create the pocket sections that hold the post its, jotter and ‘things to so’ lists.  I picked all of these up from a local stationery shop.  A neat magnetic closure adds the final touch to this elegant and practical gift." ~Clare

 
Natures Sketch Book Planner 5 Clare Charvill Graphic 45
Natures Sketch Book Planner 5 Clare Charvill Graphic 45
Natures Sketch Book Planner 5 Clare Charvill Graphic 45

Natures Sketch Book Planner 5 Clare Charvill Graphic 45

Supply List

2 x Nature Sketchbook 12 x 12 signature sheet
1 x Plant Kingdom 12 x 12
1 x Cream & black floral 12 x 12 patterns and solids
1 x Green hexagon patterned patterns and solids
2mm chipboard – 5 x A4 sheets
Treasure Gold – Spanish Topaz
Black Construction Tape – My Creative Spirit
Scor-tape and tacky glue
Sharpie pen - fine
6 mini craft magnets
Black card
Wink of Stella clear pen
Black Soot Distress Ink
Post It notes
Jotter pad
The Week Ahead Planner pad

This week, we are giving away an $80 prize pack filled with St. Nicholas goodies. 'Tis the season for handmade goodies! All you need to do to enter is comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page. We will announce a winner here on the blog on Friday. Have fun entering!

  St Nicholas, Ivory Book Box and Celebrate ATC Tag Prize $80+

We're so glad you joined us this Monday. We hope you have an awesome day!

Your Pals in Paper,

The G45 Family

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

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Comments

Great idea, and thanks Graphic 45 for the chance to win this wonderful papers.
Regards from Barcelona

Glòria

Am loving these stunning folios and sketch book. And a great idea to use our beloved Graphic 45 left over papers!

Merry Christmas to all of you!! Thanx so much for another year of wonderful inspiration and beautiful craft goodies!!

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