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February 28, 2017

Create with Tags Staples & Policy Envelopes

  Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (01)

We love seeing all the different possibilities with our Tag Staples! Today, Maggi Harding and Nico Scrap give such incredible ideas! Maggi has an interactive tag album below with a tutorial. What a fun idea with Nature Sketchbook! Let's see it up close: 

Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (01)

"My love affair with Nature Sketchbook continues!  Today I have a really fun Tag & Policy Envelope Mini Snapguide tutorial to share with you.  The mini has interactive pages and hidden tags and best of all, you can put this together in less than a day so that makes it even better!" ~Maggi


 Maggi's Video Tour

Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (04)


Check out How to Make a Policy Envelope & Tag Mini by Maggi HARDING on Snapguide.

Maggi's Snapguide Tutorial

Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (08)

Tip:  Save your scraps, they are great for minis.  Those little strips that you cut off here and there are great for embellishing tags and mini pages.  No scrap is too small!  

Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (09)

Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (15)

Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (17)

Tip: Don't be afraid to hang things off the page, it will add a fun visual element to your project.

Tag mini, Nature Sketchbook, tutorial by Maggi Harding, Graphic 45 (18)

Supply List

Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook collection:
12 x 12  Pad
Tags & Pockets
Journaling Chipboard
Decorative Chipboard
Sticker Sheet
Ephemera Cards
Staples Policy Envelopes - Large Black
Staples Large Tag Album - Black
Other Supplies:
Petaloo Botanic mini flowers
Petaloo Darjeeling mini flowers
Petaloo Darjeeling butterflies
Creative Embellishments Washi Tape Clusters
Creative Embellishments foliage
Cheery Lynn Designs Pierced Stacker 3   Die Set - XL21
Cheery Lynn Designs Swedish Spring Oval Frame Die FRM135
36" yellow ribbon
Miscellaneous bits of ribbon

Nico Scrap has the most gorgeous take on "vintage" - check out his amazing tags below!

Bee tags, Botanicabella , photo 1 , by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45

"Four tags, one word…Bees! I always loved insects, especially bees and that’s why i thought to make four tags with this theme….and of course a TON of metal embellishments! A lot of black, yellows and vintage stuff…SO GRAPHIC45!

Hope you’ll like it as much as i have loved making it!" ~Nico Scrap


Nico Scrap's Video Tutorial

Bee tags, Botanicabella , photo 2 , by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45

Bee tags, Botanicabella , photo 3 , by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45

JpBee tags, Botanicabella , photo 4 , by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45

Bee tags, Botanicabella , photo 5 , by Nico Scrap, Product by Graphic 45

Supply List

Nature Sketchbook paper collection Graphic45
Botanicabella paper collection Graphic45
Safari Adventure alphabet stiker Graphic45
Enchanted Forest alphabet stiker Graphic45
Brown ink Graphic45
Square tag kraft Graphic45
Ornate metal laber holder Graphic45
ornate metal key holes
Metal embellisment Scrapunlimited
Wood chipboard
Double sided tape
Glue gun

This week we are giving away Off to the Races and an ATC Book Box and Metal Door Pull Staples!  What a fun prize pack! Who wants to win? Just comment here on the blog or on our Facebook page to take part! This is a super fun prize pack, so make sure to enter today!

Off to the Races, ATC Book Box, Metal Prize $40 Graphic 45

What ideas do you have for our Tag Staples? Share your projects on our Facebook page! We love to see your work.

Happy Papercrafting,

The G45 Family

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


Maggi's tags are gorgeous. I love the Nature's Sketchbook collection. The colours are so beautiful.

Wow- so many wonderful details!

Your papers are stunning and Maggie's paper art is over the top awesome!

Absolutely gorgeous!!!

I'm saving scraps! Now to decide what to do with them. Thanks for challenging me to step out of the box and create something different.

so lovely!

Wow! What stunning projects!

Gorgeous projects! Love the "nature" papers used...tfs!

Beautiful projects today! This paper collection is just so gorgeous, thank you G45.

WOW such beautiful projects and paper!!!

Great projects.I love that you give instructions so I can create just like you have..Such beautiful paper.

I love all the tags.. I so wish I had these ladies talent..

Beautiful--love the nature theme.

I love tags. Thank you for the stunning tag mini album and the vintage tag ideas! Love the tips too!

Thank you for the constant flow of ideas. The work is beautiful!

Fabulous as alwasy!

Wow, Maggi & Nico your projects are wonderful!!
Love Natures Sketch Book!

Oh my I love these tags! Stunning work!

Fabulous projects......so beautiful and intriguing!! Love the mystery of Niko Scrap's work and the gorgeous colors and details of Maggi's project!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

Wonderful projects as always! Thanks for the inspiration!

Maggi and Nico do such beautiful work !
Those tags are amazing, Nature Sketchbook is just so bright and colorful so perfect for Maggi's magic!
Nico's use of the metal embellishments is over the top awesome . Who knew bees could be so elegant?

Beautiful projects. Can't wait to make my own.

All these tags
are amazing!
Carla from Utah

Fab tags - feeling inspired to have a go myself!! Thanks.

Can't wait to see all of those flowers
poke their heads up through the garden.
Beautiful pages.
thanks for sharing.

Beautiful projects! Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win this awesome prize!

I have the nature sketch book collection and just love the beautiful colors and all the details.Maggi gave us a lot of good tips and inspiration.
The vintage tags are lovely.
Thanks for sharing.

Maggi's tutorials are always so well done..easy to understand and follow. Love the vintage style demonstrated by Nico...and the enjoyable video tutorial. Iam definitely inspired to create! Thank you, G45!

I really like the diversity of the policy envelopes. The tags with all of the G45 staples are just the "Bee's Knees"!

Absolutely gorgeous projects!!!

What amazing talent! Great ideas.

How beautiful! Especially vintage work!

My, oh my!!! The projects never stop astonishing me...it is simply beautiful!!!! Thank you for constant inspiration.

" 2 marvellous crafters and I love both their projects. Thank you.

Really gorgeous!!

Awesome Tags and Policy Envelopes. Great job!
LOVE Off to the Races! Thanks for sharing with us!

Tremendously Terrific Tags!!!

Such amazing creations! I am mesmerized by both of them!! TFS!

What gorgeous Nature Sketchbook projects! Nico Scrap's vintage nature-inspired tags are truly works of art. Thanks for the beautiful work and suggestions!

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