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#SimplyG45 - French Country Box & Tags Set Video Tutorial

Posted by Graphic 45 08/02/2017 57 Comment(s) Home Decor,Tutorials,Videos,#SimplyG45,Tags,

Hello, G45ers!

We hope you are having a great week so far and we are so glad to have you take a moment to join us today. We have a fantastic Frency Country - DCE Box & Tag set by the fabulous Marina Blaukitchen. This minimalist style project is perfect for crafters on the go. As part of our #SimplyG45 themed creations, Marina has created a quick YouTube tutorial to show us how to make this beautiful ode to the quieter life out in the country. Check it out below!


French Country 60 sec Tutorial by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 6.jpg

French Country 60 Second Tutorial

By Marina Blaukitchen

“Ready to make a project that you can see completed in a 60-second video? Here you have it, a simple matchbook box decorated with the beautiful French Country Deluxe Collector's Edition, one of the most demanded collections and of course one of my favorites.

Add some tags and you have the perfect gift in very few steps.” ~Marina Blaukitchen


French Country YouTube Video Tutori


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French Country 60 sec Tutorial by Marina Blaukitchen Product by Graphic 45 photo 5.jpg


Graphic 45 Supplies:



(Fb prize taken)Mother Day Prize Pack $100+ value, Portrait of a Lady, Paper Pad, Staples, Ladies Diary, Deluxe Collector's Edition, Facebook Contest, 4/28/2017.jpeg

We are giving away a set that includes A Ladies Diary - DCE, Portrait of a Lady 12x12 Pad, 12x12 Patterns & Solids Pad, a Journaling Chipboard, Ephemera Cards, Shabby Chic Metal Brads, Clock Keys, and a set of ATC Black Policy Envelopes-that is over a $100 value! To enter to win, just comment here on the blog daily or over on our Facebook page.


There you have it! We are always happy to share creative and quick ideas that are great for when time is short or for crafters new to G45 and even crafting in general. Thanks so much to Marina for coming up with this simple and fun tutorial for crafters of all types. We are so glad to have French Country available again in the form of a Deluxe Collector's Edition. You should be able to find it at your local scrapbook shop or online if there is not a store near you. Remember to comment below or on Facebook to be entered to win this week's blog prize. See you back here tomorrow for more G45 inspiration. 


Happy Papercrafting!

57 Comment(s)

Marianne Gonzales:
08/02/2017, 10:26:13 AM

So pretty!

Cathy Frailey:
08/02/2017, 10:40:01 AM,

Fabulous, fabulous as always!

Jean Marmo:
08/02/2017, 10:42:19 AM

Just wodnerful!

Dianna McGraw:
08/02/2017, 10:47:26 AM

This is so pretty. I see the perfect birthday gift for my daughter here! Thank you!

Judy D.:
08/02/2017, 10:49:56 AM

I love simple projects, and this one is beautiful! Judy D.

08/02/2017, 10:50:37 AM,

Gorgerous, love the technic and the spoon is so perfect here :) love it

Heather Park:
08/02/2017, 10:54:00 AM

Love the French country papers, they are so elegant and love the ribbon and spoon idea. Lovely project.

Dottie Sims:
08/02/2017, 11:02:52 AM

Love that project - so simple & classy!

Kate LeBlanc:
08/02/2017, 11:23:18 AM

Simply wonderful. I always love to see how others put their projects together. Thank you G45 for the fantastic giveaway this week!

Rosann Barnes:
08/02/2017, 11:23:54 AM

What a neat box and tag set. Marina's use of French Country is just so classy: love that green and white gingham and the flatware... great video !

Mieke Goossens van Muijden:
08/02/2017, 11:40:24 AM

Dear Marina, in 60 seconds you can show it as it is very simple.....thank you for this contribution. love G45 papers, they are always very beautiful to work with. a nice Box you have made! Love, Mieke

Michele Lewis:
08/02/2017, 11:54:36 AM

Very elegant in it's simplicity. I LOVE this project and the French Country collection suits it so well.

Sandy Artman:
08/02/2017, 12:20:31 PM

I love this combination of 3 favorite elements: French Country collection paper, a box (Oh, what wonderment waits inside?) and fun embellishments! Simple yet lovely!

Kayla F.:
08/02/2017, 12:20:56 PM

This is just darling!

Mathilde S.:
08/02/2017, 12:30:02 PM

I love the french Country Collection and just ordered the deluxe collection. This project is simple and yet so elegant.

Michala Love:
08/02/2017, 12:52:29 PM

What a beautiful set ❤️❤️

Becca Yahrling:
08/02/2017, 01:33:07 PM

How beautiful! I love the French Country collection.

Carole Effting Lohr:
08/02/2017, 01:41:14 PM

I am always happy to have lovely, quick crafting ideas to try, and this one is sweet.

08/02/2017, 01:54:24 PM, @marusaneeva

Wow! It's wonderful! I like it very much!

Myra Skidmore:
08/02/2017, 02:00:06 PM

I just love this beautiful little match book box! It's so cute! And the prize package this week is divine....two of my all-time favorite collections! Thanks for the chance to win it!

Cheryl Williams:
08/02/2017, 02:05:52 PM

I love Portrait of a Lady.

Stephanie Garon:
08/02/2017, 02:07:10 PM

Beautiful project! The papers are gorgeous and the embellishments provide just the right touch. Thank you for sharing!

Glenda Buster:
08/02/2017, 02:54:07 PM

Gorgeous and elegant! Thank you for the video. French Country is one of my favorites and I love Portrait of a Lady too!!

Michelle Nettleton:
08/02/2017, 02:56:05 PM

You can never go wrong with French Country by Graphic45. This box is so stinkin cute, love it!

mary nagy:
08/02/2017, 02:56:34 PM

I have just been introduced to graphic 45 and have just placed my first order. The papers are by far the most beautiful I have ever seen. I also love the projects. Need to find a store here in Northern Michigan that sells your products.

Beth Beey:
08/02/2017, 03:25:16 PM

This is so beautiful!! I love this collection and that green and white ribbon is gorgeous! thank you for sharing!!

08/02/2017, 03:58:28 PM

I wish I had all the time in the world just so I could sit & create with Graphic 45 products!

Kirsty Vittetoe:

Wonderful creation with amazing French flair!

Martie Rollin:
08/02/2017, 05:07:48 PM

I so enjoy every project made with French Country...lovely colors and images! Your prize package contains such lovely paper collections! Thanks for this opportunity!

Sue LD:
08/02/2017, 05:20:39 PM


Sandy Carroll:
08/02/2017, 05:49:01 PM

Very pretty, Marina. I think even I might be able to do that!

Deb Duvall:
08/02/2017, 05:55:27 PM

Lovely as always.

Carol G.:
08/02/2017, 08:03:00 PM,

Marina's box is beautiful! And the Portrait of a Lady collection is gorgeous!

Natalie Godfrey:
08/02/2017, 08:35:04 PM

Amazing! What else is there to say.

Carla Hundley:
08/02/2017, 09:19:38 PM

Looks neat and very pretty. Carla from Utah

08/02/2017, 09:48:47 PM,

Fab project!

08/02/2017, 11:10:48 PM

Great project! Another project to add to my list.

Maryann Laursen:
08/02/2017, 11:12:15 PM,

This is a great idea and looks amazing. Very beautiful.

Pirjo Callies:
08/02/2017, 11:19:45 PM

What a cute project to make a small gift. Love this French Country Collection even more as yesterday I received my order from USA (as I can't get it here in Germany) and inside was.... French Country Collection!

08/03/2017, 12:34:02 AM

Simply beautiful

08/03/2017, 12:45:33 AM,

I love this project simple, original and wonderful. Thanks

Debbie Siddle:
08/03/2017, 04:47:31 AM

I want to make things but no time just now. Will have after next week I'll be crafting away like mad. Yipee! Gorgeous boxes, although I am missing the more complex creations a lot. xxx

Dorothy McCarthy:
08/03/2017, 06:23:38 AM,

Beautiful!! You make it look so easy!!!

Bettina Kreuer:
08/03/2017, 06:35:22 AM

What a great idea. This box is so elegant!

Bettina Kreuer:
08/03/2017, 06:35:31 AM

What a great idea. This box is so elegant!

Michaele Klaerle-Pundt:
08/03/2017, 06:39:50 AM

So pretty! Especially with the little cutlery added.

Carolyn Fritchey:
08/03/2017, 06:42:09 AM

Just love the French Country papers. Love pretty much everything Graphic 45!! The little box and tags are terrific!

Olga Dostovalova:
08/03/2017, 08:30:26 AM,

Очень интересно и оригинально)

Carolee McCaslin:
08/03/2017, 09:19:33 AM

Such a great video/tutorial!!! Love this project and G45:)

Sue MacFall:
08/03/2017, 10:03:12 AM

I can't believe what brilliant designers you have at Graphic 45 - matches the brilliant papers.

Kathy L.:
08/03/2017, 01:12:16 PM

What a lovely idea! Graphic 45 designers are so talented!

Janet Ingraham:
08/03/2017, 05:05:12 PM

Absolutely lovely!

mary nagy:
08/03/2017, 07:29:46 PM

Beautiful papers. What more can I say!

Carol Jones:
08/04/2017, 02:47:30 AM

These are so beautiful! Thanks for sharing. And thanks G45 for the awesome giveaway!

Lynda Reed:
08/04/2017, 04:43:06 PM

Love this project, love the small match box!

Vera Collier:
08/06/2017, 06:20:55 AM

The only thing I would change is to substitute a silk sunflower for the top.

Cris Barnes:
08/10/2017, 08:28:07 PM

Trying to decide between an ATC box or the Matchbook and box. I'm loving the Tags and box too. Your example of the tag n box is so beautiful.

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