Creating your Own Background 101: with G45 Inkpads and Papers

Hello, G45ers,

 Today we have something special to get your week started off right. Olga Heldwein is here with some beautiful examples of how to create unique backgrounds using Colorbox and Graphic 45 collaborative Decades Ink, now available in three new styles. Her cards feature Voyage Beneath the Sea, Nature Sketchbook, and Secret Garden as well. Check out her YouTube tutorial below to get started on making your own custom backgrounds today!



This week’s prize package includes four 8”x8” paper pads, Café Parisian, Precious Memories, Artisan Style, and Voyage Beneath the Sea, and three Shabby Chic Staples, Brads, Clock Keys, and Door Plates & Knobs, a $65 value.  Just leave a comment here and/or on Facebook to be entered to win.  Winner will be announced Friday, September 29th here on the blog.  


Graphic 45 – Decades Ink Video Tutorial
By Olga Heldwein


 “Today I have something totally different for you.  For some time Graphic 45 has made Decades inks manufactured by Colorbox. Recently, G45 came out with 3 new shades.  I created a whole video about those inks. In the video, I'm explaining all you need to know about them, and I'm sharing 4 backgrounds and cards created with those inks. They are very versatile and will add a nice touch to your projects."~Olga 


Create Your Own Background with Graphic 45 Decades Ink Video Tutorial  

















Graphic 45 Supplies :

Card 1:
Inks: Precious Pink, French Lavender, Venetian Lace
papers and elements: Café Parisian 8×8 Pad

Card 2:
Inks: Bon Voyage Blue, Robin’s Egg, Antique Moss
papers: Voyage Beneath the Sea 8×8 Pad

Card 3:
Inks: Venetian Lace, Precious Pink, Triumphant Red
Papers: French Country – Deluxe Collector's Edition
Stamps: Nature’s Sketchbook


Card 4:
Inks: Bon Voyage Blue, Robin’s Egg, Venetian Lace
papers:Secret Garden – Deluxe Collector's Edition



July assigments Steampunk Buterfly Box  Olga Heldwein1



July assigments Steampunk Buterfly Box  Olga Heldwein1

Upcycled Craft Storage Box

By Olga Heldwein

Check out other fantastic project ideas from Olga using our Decades ink.  Upcycle a box into a beautiful art piece that doubles as a storage container.  See full steampunk project here


We hope you have enjoyed this fun and fabulous tutorial courtesy of Brand Ambassador and ink master, Olga Heldwein. These inks are so fun to create with and can really add that perfect finishing touch to all types of projects. We have an inkling that you will feel the same way if you give them a try. For those of you, that already have incorporated Decades Ink into your projects, we'd love to hear about it in the comments below. Remeber that each comment here and/or on Facebook is your chance to win this week's blog prize. We will be back tomorrow with more Graphic 45 inspiration. 


Happy Papercrafting!

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