We have a jam-packed blog for you today! Starting off with a reminder that our 2023-2024 Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador Call deadline is in two days! We are loving all of the amazing applications so far and cannot wait to see what you share this weekend! Next, we have Cal Summers’ gorgeous Tag Book Tutorial. This album was inspired by our #G45LeveledUp series, and created with our Alice’s Tea Party (now 50% off while supplies last). Watch the video tutorial to see all of the wonderful ways Cal took this album to the next level. Finally, we have our Spring Sneak Peek prize winners to announce. So grab a cup of tea and enjoy!
Alice’s Tea Party Tag Book Tutorial
By Cal Summers
“Hey G45ers –
Did you know there’s an amazing resource on the G45 Blog? Past classes for all the kit clubs that are available for anyone to use?
For the leveled up project I chose to level up the Kaleidoscope Staggered Tag Watercolor Album by Annette Green which you can find here
For my project I used
Alices Tea Party 12 x 12 Collection Pack https://g45papers.com/product/alices-tea-party-12×12-collection-pack/
Large Kraft Tags https://g45papers.com/product/large-tags-kraft/
Ivory Trading cards https://g45papers.com/product/artist-trading-tags-ivory/
Classic Ivory Trim https://g45papers.com/product/classic-ivory-natural-linen-trim/
I also used my Tag dies but you can decorate without as Annette did https://g45papers.com/product/regular-tag-and-gears-dies/
I followed Annette’s tutorial and scored the tags and folded up to make pockets. I decorated the tags with patterned paper using my die and in my video I show you how you can make a long die cut with a short tag die – but if you follow Annette’s original class you don’t need to use a die at all.
-Original Video Tutorial-
-Cal’s Leveled Up Tutorial-
It was in my decorating that I actually did change from Annette’s beautiful album.
For my decorating I used a technique I like to use a lot. Because we get two images i.e two sheets of each paper we can fussy cut one image to lie on top of another to get a real 3D effect. I like to use spare bits of chipboard rather than foam to layer my images up but foam will do well!
Take a look at all my pages here to see how I decorated.
I hope you have a go at the #G45LeveledUp challenge and share your makes on the Community Page
Thank you for joining me today – and happy crafting!
Join our #G45Spring Challenge!
Create a spring project using Graphic 45
Upload your project to Graphic 45 – Official Community Page on Facebook the using #G45Spring hashtag
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Deadline: April 28th, 2023
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The winner will be announced in the May 1st newsletter
Thank you to everyone who shared our sneak peeks, left comments, and joined us for the unveiling. We are absolutely honored to have such a wonderful community. Prizes will be shipped out May when the product is available. Winners, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prizes.