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#G45Tip - Frame with Metal Dies by Sandi Nagel & Contest Announced

Posted by Graphic 45 12/03/2018 80 Comment(s) Cards,#G45Tips,


Hello, G45ers!

 It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas on the Graphic 45 blog!  Today we have a tip and a contest to share with you.  The #G45Tip is from the fabulous and talented Sandi Nagel.  Her tip stars our Christmas Magic paper collection and Metal Dies.  To go along with this tip Sandi also shares a step by step video tutorial on how to create a beautiful handmade card.  But first, we have our weekly blog contest to announce!  

 

Weekly Blog Contest

Just leave a comment here on the blog, Instagram, and/or Facebook to be entered to win! Each comment from Monday to Thursday at 11:59 pm PST will count as an entry.

This week’s prize package includes a Christmas Magic 12x12 Collection Pack, Patterns & Solids Pad, Tags & Pockets, and Chipboard, along with a Large Tag, ATC Tag, and Flower Die Set, Door Knockers, and a brand new Rose Bouquet
set an $89+ value.  The winner will be announced on the blog Friday, December 7th.



Christmas Magic Card

By Sandi Nagel

 


#G45Tip - Use the “Negative” space from the Frame from the Square Tag and Clock Die set to create a focal point for your handmade cards.  

 

 


 

Christmas Card Tutorial | Graphic 45 Christmas Magic by Sandi Nagel

 


What a great tutorial and prize package!  We want to send our gratitude to Sandi for sharing this beautiful card, and to you for stopping by.  We look forward to reading your tips and comments below.  Have a  wonderful day! 

 

Happy Papercrafting!

80 Comment(s)

Sharon Gullikson:
12/04/2018, 10:49:43 AM
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Gorgeous! I have never made flowers from patterned paper before. I LOVE the look. So interesting and pretty. I LOVE this collection.

Beth Beery:
12/04/2018, 11:07:00 AM
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Beautiful card!! Love that you're adding more embellishments like the dies and florals!!!!

Chris Moland:
12/04/2018, 11:16:55 AM
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My absolute favorite brand of paper, love this card!

Jean Marmo:
12/04/2018, 11:19:08 AM
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Just darling! Love the flowers!

Liron a:
12/04/2018, 11:23:52 AM
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Great christmas colors. The die was perfect

Brian Poteraj:
12/04/2018, 11:31:01 AM
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The checks on the ribbon and paper look great. They make a nice background for the kid images. The leaves and flower look great too. I like the traditional look of this card.

Terri Williams:
12/04/2018, 11:34:19 AM
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Beautiful card!

Bev Drake:
12/04/2018, 11:57:15 AM
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Gorgeous card & love the tutorial. Great tip about the balance of the card for making it stand up properly. I would just love to make a beautiful card like this one.

Bambi S:
12/04/2018, 12:10:50 PM
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I love Christmas Magic collection!

Rebecca Rosas:
12/04/2018, 12:12:48 PM
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I love Sandi's ribbon choice for this great card!

Kate LeBlanc:
12/04/2018, 12:16:02 PM
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Wonderful card, it has happy written all over it. Great Job Sandi. Fantastic giveaway again this week! What a great G45 collection!

Ksju:
12/04/2018, 12:23:52 PM
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Rose bouquet is amazing

Ksju:
12/04/2018, 12:25:56 PM
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every your collection is a masterpiece

Gayle M Hocking:
12/04/2018, 12:26:10 PM
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This is beautiful. I love the multiple uses for the Graphic 45 die sets! Wonderful.

Vanessa LeClear:
12/04/2018, 01:04:46 PM
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Beautiful card! Thanks for the tutorial and the chance to win!

Lynda Woerner:
12/04/2018, 01:24:53 PM
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Thanks for the tips in the video, especially about balancing the card. This will help makr my cards better in the future. The tip on using the die to fussy cut a focal piece was also helpful. Beautiful card; thank you for sharing.

REBECCA YAHRLING:
12/04/2018, 01:26:42 PM
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This is just stunning! Lovely image, the flower is magnificent and I adore the B&W checked bow.

Nenz:
12/04/2018, 01:35:01 PM
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Beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win!

Юлия Евгеньевна Пакконен:
12/04/2018, 02:10:57 PM
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Такое великолепие! Мечтаю о нем!!!

Wendy Lambert:
12/04/2018, 02:26:36 PM
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This card is just stunning. Incredible detail!

Pam Ellis:
12/04/2018, 02:31:59 PM, mybeaner@blogspot.ca
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Perfect graphics for Christmas cards!

Susie Doucet:
12/04/2018, 02:36:04 PM
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Would love to win

Regina Harrison:
12/04/2018, 03:03:35 PM
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This is a very pretty card. I am excited to start using these new flowers. The colors are so rich.

Jennifer:
12/04/2018, 03:12:34 PM
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Thank you for the tutorial. I always love a contest especially when the prize is such beautiful products!

Anne:
12/04/2018, 03:24:23 PM
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Que presentão maravilhoso, Graphic 45!! Obrigada pela oportunidade de concorrer!!

Asiel Kabdenova:
12/04/2018, 03:27:27 PM
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Love G45!

Michelle Nettleton:
12/04/2018, 03:38:01 PM
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What a special card❤️

AnnieS.:
12/04/2018, 03:56:56 PM
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That it such a pretty card - I love it.

Jennifer Richards:
12/04/2018, 04:06:19 PM
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Beautiful card! Love the tutorial. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

Tiffany Tsui:
12/04/2018, 04:08:18 PM
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Thanks for the tips. I use Christmas magic to make several Christmas cards. I enjoy it so much.

Debbie Nelson:
12/04/2018, 04:44:12 PM
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Beautiful card and thanks for the tutorial. I am looking forward to using the rose bouquet set in the future.

Rinky:
12/04/2018, 05:32:57 PM
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What an adorable card. Thank you for the inspiration!

Cindy Edmonds:
12/04/2018, 07:09:59 PM
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Such beautiful handcrafted cards. Can't go wrong with G45!

Gerri H:
12/04/2018, 07:14:38 PM
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Glorious projects so inspiring!

Sandra Rice:
12/04/2018, 07:28:05 PM
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Oh my! The Christmas Magic Collection is to die for!

Beth M Beery:
12/04/2018, 08:09:05 PM
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Adorable card! Thanks for sharing!!

Glenda Buster:
12/04/2018, 08:51:29 PM
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Gorgeous card! Thank you for the great tip. This week’s prize package is magnificent!

Teresa Lindsell:
12/04/2018, 08:54:09 PM
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I love how she used the dies.

Teresa Lindsell:
12/04/2018, 08:54:30 PM
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The colors are luscious.

Buffy burnside:
12/04/2018, 10:45:26 PM
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Gorgeous card!

Kirsty Vittetoe:
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I am in love with this kit.

Masayo Debra Cole:
12/04/2018, 11:07:58 PM
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It does look like Christmas! Thanks for the great tips on products used.

Gloria:
12/04/2018, 11:38:51 PM
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Fantastic card. Always I say that your papers are lovely, but this collection is unique, special and sweet. Thanks for the tutorial and for the chance to win.

Serova Nataliya:
12/05/2018, 03:23:52 AM, ur-la-la.blogspot.com
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I love the card with the picture as a central element. And I want this prize, yes ;)

Amy:
12/05/2018, 05:28:23 AM
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I love all of it! What a beautiful collection and so inspiring.

Nancy Wethington:
12/05/2018, 06:03:44 AM, art-from-the-heart.typepad.com
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Very clever use of the die!

Linda Stenzel:
12/05/2018, 06:21:48 AM
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Love your tutorial with soooooo many tips! Thank you! Love, love Graphic 45! !

Dorothy McCarthy:
12/05/2018, 06:38:17 AM, handmadebydorothy.blogspot.com
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This is an amazing card!

Donna Leutloff:
12/05/2018, 08:43:21 AM
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Cute card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Debbie Siddle:
12/05/2018, 08:45:01 AM
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Love the dies! The black and white gingham ribbon and white flowers are a lovely contrast on this card x

Arianna Barbara:
12/05/2018, 08:47:28 AM
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Awesome card!!! Details are amazing!!!

Christa:
12/05/2018, 09:03:32 AM
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Absolute <3 this card.... So many details!

Michelle Chmelar:
12/05/2018, 09:54:47 AM
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What a great prize pack! Great tutorial. Thanks

Margaret D.:
12/05/2018, 10:39:10 AM
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II just love the Graphic 45 collections! And this card is beautiful!

Diane Shull:
12/05/2018, 10:56:35 AM, www,prettyfun.org
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Sandi, Your card is so very pretty. Thank you for sharing your talent with us. I am having so much fun creating with Graphic 45 papers and staples. Everything is just so beautiful to work with. I could really use that Large tag die set. Thank you G45 for a chance to win this Fabulous prize package with Christmas Magic; another lovely paper collection.

Janice Adams:
12/05/2018, 12:43:14 PM
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Beautiful projects and an awesomely beautiful collection !!!

Laurie:
12/05/2018, 08:56:43 PM
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What a cute project! Thanks for the tutorial and a chance to win the awesome prize!

Teresa Lindsell:
12/05/2018, 09:24:42 PM
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Thank you for sharing this beautiful card. I am inspired.

Karen Johnson:
12/05/2018, 09:53:14 PM
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I love the embellishments along with the cutouts that ties this card so beautifully together

Melanie Hermans:
12/05/2018, 10:49:11 PM
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Thanks for the share Sandi, beautiful card.

Cameron Sherwell:
12/06/2018, 01:11:25 AM
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Thank you for the tip! This blog is so briliant for artistic inspiration!

Asiel Kabdenova:
12/06/2018, 01:16:28 AM
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That card is beautiful! Christmas Magic collection is truly magical!

Maryann Laursen:
12/06/2018, 02:06:41 AM
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A very very beautiful card here, sooo beautiful, and thanks for great tip too.

Gayle Dickinson:
12/06/2018, 02:53:57 AM
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Beautiful!! Love it!

Katie Baird:
12/06/2018, 06:21:10 AM
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Sandi creates beautiful projects and I adore her videos! The G45 dies are truly amazing! The intricate clock is stunning! Thankfully, I have a chrome precision base plate to use, and it makes cutting it out a breeze!

jennifer Hodges:
12/06/2018, 07:46:45 AM
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Love the use of the metal dies! Thank you for sharing!

Bambi Sherwell:
12/06/2018, 10:08:06 AM
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Thank you for sharing your tips. They always give me so much inspiration!

NALAINE BERSIA:
12/06/2018, 12:36:14 PM
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I absolutely love the clock die and the flower dies, I have been wanting to get them, maybe Santa will bring them this year. ;)

Sunnybec:
12/06/2018, 12:43:41 PM
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Thank you for the tips. Definitely will have a go at the flower.

Bella Imovich:
12/06/2018, 12:48:44 PM
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Thank you for sharing your ideas and inspiration! I love this blog - it always makes me want to craft more!

Mrs J B Edwards:
12/06/2018, 12:56:46 PM
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Beautiful card and stunning collection!! Love the tips! Thank you for the chance to win!!

Marion Symonds:
12/06/2018, 01:00:06 PM
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Graphic 45 never fails in the beauty stakes and these coloured-paper flowers are a delight. Marion in the UK

Lisa:
12/06/2018, 02:49:41 PM
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This color is prerfect for christmas!

Kathy Ruemler:
12/06/2018, 03:10:03 PM
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This g45 collection is beautiful!! This is another example of how g45 does all out with design & color to make this collection the WOW factor!!

She Fowl:
12/06/2018, 05:48:52 PM
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Card is beautiful...Will have to try making flowers.

Linda Hylton:
12/06/2018, 06:09:17 PM
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Another beautiful give away! Would love to win this to make my Christmas junk journal!

Aja:
12/06/2018, 09:21:24 PM
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Those patterned paper flowers are EVERYTHING!!!

Bettina Kreuer:
12/07/2018, 12:50:59 AM
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Thanks for sharing this gorgeous project! It is so beautiful!

Becky Hazen:
12/07/2018, 01:37:05 AM
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Beautiful card made from this beautiful paper collection!

magda:
12/11/2018, 06:28:08 AM, www.rosaliaart.blogspot.com
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All looks fantastic

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