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January 16, 2017

Day 6 of Graphic 45 Sneak Peeks: Portrait of a Lady

Sneak Peeks

Welcome back to Sneak Peeks! We hope you had a wonderful weekend. We are back to it today with a first look at Portrait of a Lady! You will love all the elegant ladies and delicate colors and images throughout this collection. We are in for a treat today!

First, we must announce yesterday's Sneak Peek prize winners. Our randomly chosen winners are...

From the Blog:

-Chris Dring: Wow! This shadow box in absolutely stunning

From Facebook:

-Patti Schatz: Oh, my, these colors are fantastic!!! Love this collection!

From Instagram:

-d.ann.c: I'm going to stand out beyond the grandstands because you keep hitting it out of the park and I'm gonna go catch 'em all! : ) Love these gorgeous colors and motifs!

Congratulations to our winners! Please email joanna@g45papers.com to claim your prize. Now, there's another chance to win a Sneak Peek giveaway today! Who wants to win $35 of Portrait of a Lady? We are giving away an 8x8 paper pad, Journaling & Ephemera cards, Decorative & Journaling Chipboard, and Cardstock Tags & Pockets of Portrait of a Lady + a bonus Staple Item. Just comment here on the blog, on Facebook, or on Instagram to win! How easy and fun! Take part in this fun giveaway and Win It Before You Can Buy It!

Introducing Portrait of a Lady! A new collection from Graphic 45

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” This sentiment spills from every stunning page of Portrait of a Lady! Whether you’re an Alexandra, a Sophia, or a Catherine - there is a page in this gorgeous collection for you! The rich greens and feminine pinks and creams of Portrait of a Lady will inspire many breathtaking creations. This collection includes 12 double-sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, a 12x12 Patterns & Solids pad, coordinating chipboard, cardstock tags & pockets, journaling & ephemera cards, cling stamps, and cardstock stickers. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication in the stunning new collection from Graphic 45!

Simplicity Easel Card, Portrait of a Lady, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

Portrait of a Lady Signature Page

1 - Portrait of a Lady signature page, a new collection from Graphic 45!

Alexandra

2 - Alexandra, a page from Portrait of a Lady,  a new collection from Graphic 45!

Blanche

3 - Blanche, a page from Portrait of a Lady,  a new collection from Graphic 45!

Catherine

4 - Catherine, a page from Portrait of a Lady,  a new collection from Graphic 45!

Diana

5 - Diana, a page from Portrait of a Lady,  a new collection from Graphic 45!

Elizabeth

6 - Elizabeth, a page from Portrait of a Lady,  a new collection from Graphic 45!

Portrait of a Lady Hampton Art Cling Stamps

Portrait of a Lady Cling Stamps from Graphic 45 & Hampton Art

Portrait of a Lady Cardstock Stickers

Portrait of a Lady Cardstock Stickers

Portrait of a Lady Journaling & Ephemera Cards

Portrait of a Lady Journaling & Ephemera Cards

***These papers will come pre-cut!***

Portrait of a Lady Journaling & Ephemera Cards - these will come pre-cut!

Portrait of a Lady Journaling & Ephemera Cards - these will come pre-cut!

 

Portrait of a Lady Journaling & Ephemera Cards - these will come pre-cut!

Portrait of a Lady Journaling & Ephemera Cards - these will come pre-cut!

Kathy Clement shares a gorgeous easel card using this new collection. You will love the tips she has below for this gorgeous project!

Simplicity Easel Card, Portrait of a Lady, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

"I love it when wisdom and beauty can be found in the same place, don’t you?  The new Portrait of a Lady collection from Graphic 45 is filled with dozens of gorgeous images, enticing colors and richly patterned papers.  The typography pages are also brimming with wise and inspiring sayings like the one featured on this simple easel card: 'Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.'  How true!" ~Kathy

Simplicity Easel Card, Portrait of a Lady, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

Tip: Create a “stopper” for your easel card by backing a border strip with cardboard packaging or foam adhesive.  

Tip: Give those “hard to use” letters from your Staples Kraft Alphabet Banner Tags a new life as a design element in a card! I traced the tops of these tags (Q and V) onto designer paper.  ( Paper saving tip: No need to cover the whole tag, as only the tops will be seen. ) The decorative edge is a quick and easy way to add beautiful shaped layers to your card with a minimum of work.

Simplicity Easel Card, Portrait of a Lady, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

Tip: I backed the focal image with cardboard packaging material to raise it up from the card base.  This creates depth and dimension, and it also makes the image stand out.

Tip: My sentiment panel is die cut from the paper collection and glued onto a die cut doily.  To make it stand out, I “framed” it with vintage trim.


Simplicity Easel Card, Portrait of a Lady, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

Tip: Don’t have ribbon to match your papers?  Make your own!  I used a couple of drops of Tattered Rose Distress reinker  (a perfect match for the vintage pink in this collection) on Ivory Seam Binding ribbon.  Spritz liberally with water and squeeze to distribute the color all through the ribbon.  Then dry with your heat gun and tie a bow.  Easy peasy!


Simplicity Easel Card, Portrait of a Lady, by Kathy Clement, Product by Graphic 45, Photo 4

Supply List

Portrait of a Lady 12x12 Paper Collection
Portrait of a Lady
Sophia
Blanche
Maria
Josephine
Diana
Catherine
Staples Kraft Alphabet Banner Tags
Petaloo White Hydrangea Blossoms x24
Ivory Seam Binding
Green trim from my stash
Tattered Rose Distress re-inker
Doily
Kraft cardstock, pale pink cardstock

We are so excited for this gorgeous new collection! What ideas are coming to you for this amazing collection? Join us tomorrow for more Portrait of a Lady Sneak Peeks!

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

 

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Comments

I look forward to seeing the Sneak Peeks so much! Try to imagine what I can create. Thanks for a chance to win a prize! Love G45 is my mantra

WOW!!!!! I wish I could go back to that time. These ladies gorgeous and so regal in all ways. I would love to make a book with some of the pictures of my ancestors dating back to the 1800's using these papers.

I see so many beautiful cards in my future! Can't wait until I can buy!!

Love these colours perfect formy friends birthday cards

Great collection. So romantic and soft.

What a beautiful new line! Love the greens and pinks!!!

LOVE IT!

Gorgeous collection. Can't wait to see it in my hand and play. I have a lot of idea for this collection.

This is simple, elegant paper. Can't wait to get my hands on it.. Appreciate all G45 does in their paper lines so make our creativity blossom. Thank you

Beautiful & romantic.

The colors and images are stunning! How soon will they be on the market?
Soon I hope!!

I need this right now, PLEASE....,This collection will help me to be the artist I think I am.....

Just delightful! Love the Beauty Begins quote~!!!

Graphic 45 one word awesome!

This is so damn beautiful paper. So coördinated colors. The yellows, the greens, the Orange/red. So gorgeous, so awesome, so.......

This collection is stunning. I love all the beautiful ladies!

Kathy Clements Portrait of a Lady easel card is so beautiful. The entire collection is fantastic.

this paper is stunning!

I love the celebration of the woman in this collection using such soft colors and strong sentiments

Beautiful collection!

Beautiful collection! Thank you for sharing the projects, it's wonderful to see all the wonderful things all the talented crafts people design.

Oh I so want this, and need this, so so beautiful!

How gorgeous is this. I can't wait to use it and do some scrapping!

Just stunning! Once again, a simply beautiful collection.

Love this beautiful collection!!!

The color combinations are just lovely and the pictures are so dreamy. Again, Thank You Graphic 45!

This collection is the most beautiful collection ever! Bright colours, lovely portraits! I love it!

Stunning collection!

Love it.

Love the paper

Love the color palette and the vintage feel if this collection. Just got a photo box - this would be perfect adorning it - hope I win😊

Amazing as always. Love it. Keep up the great work.

I really like this collection.

oh my, this is just beautiful! I LOVE the soft pink and green combo and the images are simply to die for!!

I love this collection ~ so very beautiful and inspires oodles of creativity! Cant' wait until I can start handcrafting with it!

One word "lovely"

Beautiful paper. Love it all!!

Beautiful collection!!

How pretty and elegant. The pictures say it all- I'm in love!!!

This is absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.

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