Pop-Ups, Albums, and DIY Craft Storage


Hello, G45ers!

  We are excited to share three phenomenal projects with you today all in celebration of Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador, Maria Smeshkova‘s farewell post.  Maria’s projects out of this world creative and are always beautifully done.  Below you will find a 3D Pop-Up Mini Album, an album made up from paper scraps, and last but not least a DIY Ink Pad Storage.  We hope these tutorials inspire you to pull out your papers and have a little fun today.  Be sure to leave your love for Maria’ in the comments below.

Flower Pop-Up Tutorial

By Maria Smeshkova


“Hi everyone,

Today I want to show how to do pop-up flower. I decided to make magic album for my little daughter and Dreamland collection is perfect for this. The flower is a part of this album.

I cut out characters from Dreamland paper.”


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Video Tutorial:

[Tutorial] Pop-Up Flower – By Maria Smeshkova for Graphic 45 




DIY Backgrounds from Scraps

By Maria Smeshkova


“Hi everyone!

Today I want to show you how to make backgrounds from paper leftovers.

We’ll create a mini album.


I used Kaleidoscope, Tropical Travelogue and Sun Kissed paper leftovers.

I cut triangles, circles and stripes for my backgrounds.”

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Video Tutorial:

[Tutorial] Create Backgrounds with Paper Scraps by Maria Smeshkova



DIY Ink Pad Storage – #G45Box

By Maria Smeshkova


 “Hi everyone! I made an ink pad storage for the #G45Box challenge this month. It’s easy to keep my ink pads in such way.

Graphic 45 12×12 chipboard sheets are perfect for horizontal septums.

My storage box has some space on top for blending tools and other stuff.”

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Video Tutorial:

DIY Ink Storage Tutorial by Maria Smeshkova for Graphic 45


Happy Papercrafting!  


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