Happy Labor Day to all the G45ers out there. Today we have the perfect project if you are looking to be productive on that extra day off. Brand Ambassador, Pam Bray shares her Penny’s Paper Doll Family (Now in Stores!) Desk Organizer complete with tutorial. This organizer is perfect to both help keep things straight and add a little of that Graphic 45 color to your world. It would be perfect for Mothers and Daughters, Fathers and Sons, or any special, forever friends. Also, be sure to take the Video Tour of this new collection featuring our own, Charee Filimoehala. What are you waiting for sweet sisters and brothers? Follow the garden path to take you beyond borders into the world of Penny's Paper Doll Family below.
This week’s blog prize package includes a Place in Time – Deluxe Collector’s Edition set, Home Sweet Home 12×12 Paper Pad, Ivory Mixed Media Album, and Shabby Chic Key Holes and Door Plates and Knobs, an $80 value. Just leave a comment here and/or Facebook to be entered to win! Winner will be announced here on the blog Friday, September 8th.
Penny's Paper Dolls Desk Organizer with Tutorial Photo
By Pam Bray
“School is right around the corner, and what better way to welcome your children’s teacher back to the classroom but to make them a fun and useful desk organizer using Graphic 45 Penny’s Paper Dolls Family Collection. If you don’t have a child heading back to school, no fears…this tutorial would be a fabulous gift idea for someone special or for your own personal desk top use. It is so functional, and what better way to store all your desk items in one location.” Pam
Keeping like products will be convenient for creating.
Using tags to create designated projects will help with organization.
Step by Step Directions:
Photo 1: Form and adhere organizer box.
Photo 2: Adhere card stock to inside of prepared organizer box. Punch border adhere to inside of organizer box along with pattern paper strips.
Photo 3: Cut strips and pattern paper borders; add adhesive to back of pieces.
Photo 4: Place items inside of the box to determine the placement of chipboard section inserts.
Photo 5: Cover chipboard pieces with card stock and pattern borders. Adhere to inside of the box.
Form a 7” x 4” x 1” box from chipboard to for tag box.
Adhere pattern paper to tag box.
Adhere tag box to back of prepared organizer box.
Fussy cut journal images from pattern paper; adhere chipboard and images to the back of tag box.
Graphic 45 Supplies:
- Penny’s Paper Dolls Family Collection 12 x 12 Pattern Paper
- Core’Dinations Signature Series Light Collection 12 x 12 Paper Pad
- Graphic 45 Washi Tape
- Regular Tag Album
- Antique Metal Door Pull
- Gyspy Soul Laser Cuts 9 Hole Shadow Box and Art Deco Border & Corners
- Sizzix Alphanumerical Dies
- Sin City Stamps: Grunge Stamp Set
- May Arts Ribbon
- Paper Studio Metal Legs
- Sanding Block
- Distress Oxide Ink: Fired Brick
Thanks for joining us as we explored this beautiful new collection and thanks to Pam and Charee for being our guides. Penny's Paper Doll Family is available in stores and online now! We cannot wait to get it into the hands of all you patient G45ers. We'd love to hear about the ideas you have ready for it in the comments below! Remeber each comment here and/or on Facebook is an entry to win this week's blog prize detailed above. Good luck! See you back here tomorrow with more details about our other latest arrival, Winter Wonderland.