Making Dreams Happen with This Step By Step Layout Tutorial

Hello, G45ers!

 Today we have a fanciful Fairie Dust Layout by Brand Ambassador Katelyn Grosart. This dreamy layout is full of fine fussy cut details and arranged with eye catching clarity. Katelyn has also included a Snapguide tutorial to help you get started on your own. Check it all out below, but first a word about our weekly blog contest and Club G45. 


Weekly Blog Contest

Just leave a comment here on the blog, Instagram, and/or  Facebook to be entered to win! This week’s prize package includes a (SOLD-OUT) Club G45 Vol 1. Includes Fairie Dust 8×8 Paper Pad, Chipboard, Die-cut Tags & Pockets, Ephemera Cards, Staples Ivory Book Box, 2 packs of Ivory Artist Trading Cards, Shabby Chic Metal Door Plates and Knobs, along with a project sheet and G45 poly bag.  


Announcing Club G45

Earlier this month in our newsletter we announced our first ever kit club for 2018, Club G45!  This took off faster and with more enthusiasm than we had ever dreamed of.  All of Volume 1 kits sold out in less than three hours.  As thrilled as we were with the popularity, we wish we could have been more prepared to meet the needs of our G45ers. We are adding as many additional kits as possible for Volume 2, and will continue to increase availability with future volumes in hopes that we can meet the demand.  

Fortunately, we are still able to offer the project sheet and YouTube video tutorials to everyone.  You can swap out the sold-out Fairie Dust 8×8's for the 12×12 collection pack and still create a stunning project, or try using another one of our paper collections.  Below you will find all the info for our new program including a FAQsection below.  


Club G45 Subscriber

Club G45 – 2018 Monthly Class Series

Due to popular demand, we will be offering a kit club, including all items needed to complete two projects in a single easy to order SKU!  The kit includes full-color step by step project sheets for two projects.  Each month will include new techniques, products, and tips & tricks.   

Workshop 1: 2 hours

Workshop 2: 15 to 20 minutes

Designers: Maria Cole, Kathy Clement, and Annette Green


Vol 2 available February 8th at 11 am PST.

Limited Availability so mark your calendar!


  • Each kit valued at $50+  

  • 10% Discount and FREE shipping (USA lower 48) for auto-ship members

  • kits will be processed second Thursday of each month.  

  • New Staples (surface and embellishments) each month

  • New Collection each month

  • Includes YouTube workshop videos and project sheets


By subscribing to Club G45, you are agreeing to be auto-charged monthly for recurring shipments until you cancel. We require that you cancel by the 1st of the month prior to that month's shipment being processed on the second Thursday. All sales are final; no returns or refunds.

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Printable Project Sheet

Club G45 – Vol 1: Fairie Dust Box & Mini Tutorial

Club G45 – Vol 1: Fairie Dust 8×8 Layout Tutorial



Club g45 Vol 1 Substitute Kit:


Club G45 FAQ: 

Q: Sold out already?

A: Yes, we are as surprised as you! We prepared 500+ kits for our first round not knowing what to expect. We pre-sold some kits to our retail partners and sold the rest out in less than three hours. Please contact your LSS if you are lucky enough to have one to check if they have kits.


Q: When can I sign up for Club G45 auto-ship for the future?

A: We will start taking Vol 2 orders on Thursday, February 8th at 11 am PST.  We have increased our kits for Vol 2 to the maximum amount that our inventory will allow (800, and will increase to even more for Vol 3 and all future kits.)  Please mark your calendars and purchase as soon as they are available.


Q: Can I still get the project sheet and video tutorials?

A: Yes, you can find everything here in our newsletter.


Q: Free Shipping?

A: Yes, we are offering free shipping on Club G45 kits that ship to the USA lower 48. The coupon code is case sensitive (for future reference it is: rclubg45 ) Any orders that apply that came through with shipping charges will be manually taken off when your order is processed.


Q: Do you ship internationally?

A: Yes, however international shipping rates can be very expensive and we don't have control over the prices. We hope that more of our international retail partners will take advantage of this program in the future to better service all of our beloved G45ers around the world. We can also try to help find the best shipping prices for you or a G45 retailer in your area. Just email or check our Store Locator.


Q: If I signed up for auto-ship will I get the next month's kit?

A: Yes, Auto-ship subscribers monthly kits will be processed the second Thursday of each month, the same day the project sheet and YouTube video tutorials are shared in the newsletter. We will not be sending out a preview prior.


We hope all this info helps, and thank you all! We are so thrilled with the success of this program and look forward to continue to improve and reach more G45ers with each month. Thank you for the support and feedback.  better


Dream Scrapbook Layout
by Katelyn Grosart


Hey G45 Fans! Happy New Year! One of my New Year’s resolutions for this year is to push myself to create more scrapbook layouts. So I figured, why not start the year by creating one featuring the new and beautiful Fairie Dust collection. This layout was created for one of our family photos taken on our Alaskan cruise in 2015. You can easily change the theme of it and use any photos. You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and enjoy the photos and tutorial of my Dream Scrapbook Layout.”



Tip: Add a bit of stenciling in behind your fussy cut images. Although you may not see a lot of the stenciled image, having a bit peek out amongst your fussy cut images adds some more dimension.



Tip: Mix elements from the Ephemera cards as well as the Tags & Pockets into your fussy cut images.



Tip: Add some metal elements for some extra interest in amongst the flowers.



Tip: From the Decorative Stickers, adhere a photo corner into the lighter embellished corner.



Check out How to Create a "Dream" Fairie Dust Scrapbook Layout by Katelyn Grosart on Snapguide.

Link for Snapguide




Graphic 45 Supplies:


Other Supplies Used:

  • Dreamweaver: Embossing Paste
  • Ranger Ink: Blending Tool/Foam & Palette Knife
  • Tim Holtz for Stampers Anonymous: Lattice Layering Stencil
  • Liquid Glue, Sookwang Tape & 3D Foam Squares
  • Scissors & Paper Trimmer


Thanks for joining me today and I hope that you’ll recreate my Dream Scrapbook Layout at home.” ~Katelyn Grosart


Thanks for checking out Katelyn's Fairie Dust Dream Layout with us today and thanks to Katelyn for sharing it. If you have not found the right project to use this collection on, this might be the perfect start. We are falling in love with layouts all over again here at Graphic 45 and hope you are too. We'd love to hear about your own tips and tricks for creating the perfect layout in the comments below. See you back here tomorrow with more crafty inspiration. 


Happy Papercrafting!  

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