Twelve Days of Christmas: Summer Sneak Peeks

Hello, G45ers!

 Welcome to Day Two of our Summer 2018 Sneak Peeks.  In this blog we are unveiling our newest Deluxe Collector's Edition, Twelve Days of Christmas, continuing our contest with 18 oppotunities to win, and sharing project ideas featuring this colorful and elgant holiday collection.  We have a Pinterest Board stuffed full of Christmas projects, and a Step by step giftcard holder tag using our Regular Tag—Ivory by our Special Projects Designer, Maria Cole.  So grab a hot chocolate or an iced coffee if your in a heat wave and let the fun begin!  Remember… 


We have Eighteen $100+ Summer Release Prize packages,
with Christmas Magic and Twelve Days of Christmas – DCE!  
To enter to win leave a comment on the blog, on Facebook, and/or onInstagram.  
Winners will be announced on the blog Friday, July 20th, 2018


The Twelve Days of Christmas –

Deluxe Collector's Edition


The lavish splendor of the holiday season leaps to life with The Twelve Days of Christmas, a festive new Deluxe Collector’s Edition from Graphic 45! Venture into an enchanting land of turtle doves, golden rings, swimming swans and a partridge in a pear tree! Dazzling plaids, stripes and cut-aparts add elegant vintage charm and sophistication. The saturated color palette captivates with pine greens, berry reds, golden yellows, carnation pinks and soft creams. Creativity is at the top of the list with The Twelve Days of Christmas!


The Twelve Days of Christmas – Now Available


Twelve Days of Christmas – Deluxe Collector's Edition

12 in x 12 in Papercrafting Set


  • 2 each of twelve double-sided 12 x 12-Inch papers (24 total)

  • 27 die-cut chipboard embellishments

  • 65 cover weight stickers on a 12 x 12-Inch sheet

  • Made in the USA – acid and lignin free














12”x12” Cover-weight Stickers


Twelve Days of Christmas Pinterest Board



Christmas Gift Card Holder

By Maria Cole


“This is a simple gift certificate holder that you can hang on your tree!





Graphic 45 Supplies:

Other Supplies:

  • May Arts ribbon – 6” green ribbon
  • Platinum Stickles
  • Christmas spray


Step by Step Instructions:


Step 1. Cut out the following images from your Ladies Dancing paper.


Step 2. Flip your Ladies Dancing paper over to reveal the blue side; trace 1 tag shape and cut out or use Regular Tag & Gear Die. Adhere this piece to the front side of one of your tags, blue side up. Use a nail file to sand edges for a faux snowy look.



Step 3. Cut a 3” x 3” square from your My True Love paper; flip paper over and cut out one of the 12 days of Christmas lists.


Step 4. Take your Joyeaux Noel paper and cut off the Ten Lords A Leaping border. Cut off a 3” long piece of this border. Take remaining Joyeaux Noel paper, flip over to reveal red side, and trace another tag shape. Cut out and adhere to the back of your tag.



Step 5. Adhere 12 Days of Christmas list. Adhere Ten Lords A Leaping border. Adhere only the left, bottom, and right sides of the My True Love piece to create a pocket. Adhere “JOY” and attach fussy cut flowers with foam dots.


Step 6. Adhere flower bunch, bird, and square with foam dots. Adhere some spray behind flower bunch. Take ribbon and adhere ends behind tag. Apply Stickles around the edge of your tag.” ~Maria

We hope you have enjoyed this sneak peek blog.  Be sure to try out this fun step by step tag tutorial, and keep on the look out late August for Twelve Days of Christmas to hit a store near you.  Big thanks to Maria for sharing this fun and easy gift card tag, and thank you for stopping by.   Join in the fun in the comments below, and check back tomorrow for our Garden Goddess peek!  


Happy Papercrafting!

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