Unboxing, Projects & Winners Announced!


Hello, G45ers!

  We want to thank you for an excellent week of Sneak Peeks!  To show our gratitude we have 15 prize winners to announce, 3 amazing projects, and an unboxing video of the new paper collections!  Below, we have a Life’s a Journey scrapbook layout by Sandi Nagel, a Dreamland Tri-fold Mini Album by Ginger Ropp, and a Le’ Romantique  Book Frame with video tutorial by Annette Green.  Following these three mind-blowing projects, we announce our Sneak Peek Prize Winners, but first, we have an Unboxing video by Donna Kauffman.  So grab a cup of tea and enjoy the celebration.  



Unboxing Video:


(FULL VERSION) Brand Ambassador Sneak Peek Unboxing & Project Walkthroughs




Life’s a Journey



Graphic 45 Life’s a Journey 12×12 Layout

By Sandi Nagel


“Hello, G45rs! Today I'm sharing a 12×12 layout that I made using the Graphic 45 Life’s a Journey paper collection and other staples by Graphic 45.


I used the Graphic 45 black 12×12 chipboard sheet as the base for this 12×12 layout.  Because my son has loved trains ever since he was little, I decided to use a picture of his from 20 years ago; and since the papers are so bright and beaming with color, I printed his picture out in Sepia color.”




I used the Graphic 45 gears die to die-cut all the fun gears that you see throughout this layout.  



And because every train conductor must adhere to a tight schedule, we have a clock piece that was die-cut with the Graphic 45 Clock die-set.


You’ll also notice that I used my Graphic 45 Washi to adorn the edges of my 12×12 Layout. Each corner is accentuated with a silver Matte Pearl Gem.



I hope that I’ve inspired you in making your own 12×12 layouts using your favorite papers and embellishments and dies from Graphic 45.  Scrapbook layouts are super easy and quick to make! Thanks for visiting! Until next time. Happy paper crafting!” ~Sandi


Graphic 45 Supply List:


Other Supplies:

  • Ruler
  • Wet Glue
  • Scissors
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Black card stock
  • Foam dots
  • Die-cutting Machine
  • Double-sided tape (I use this to permanently adhere the washi tape)






Dreamland Tri-Fold Mini Album

By Ginger Ropp

“I created a fun mini trifold folio using the fun and bright Dreamland collection. I used the 12×12 papers for the folio. The folio measures 4-1/2×6-½.  This collection is whimsical and fun.” ~Ginger











Graphic 45 Supply List:


Le’ Romantique – Deluxe Collector’s Edition




Le’ Romantique Book Frame

By Annette Green


“What a wonderful surprise to see the return of Le’ Romantique. Since I hadn’t discovered Graphic 45 when it was first released, this was my first time creating with it and I simply adore it! My parents have an anniversary coming up (their 58th!) so I created a book frame featuring a photo of them on their wedding day. This will be the perfect home decor piece for them to display year-round. With the addition of the new ornate metal corners and gold washi tape, and of course the rose bouquet, it’s the perfect mix for a pretty gift. I’ve provided a tutorial so you can make one too.” ~Annette


Video Tutorial:


Le Romantique Book Frame with Tutorial







Graphic 45: 



  • Lace and ribbon
  • Buttons
  • Paint, Metallic gold wax, shimmer spray



The WINNERS of fifteen $100 sneak peek prizes are:

  1. Sherry Wilson 

  2. Janice Johnson 

  3. Judy_marie_mullins 

  4. Kathi Rerek

  5. Deborah Cook

  6. Peachy W

  7. Quadira

  8. Debbie Correia Ormonde Stewart

  9. Roslyn Gore

  10. Teresa Pritchard

  11. Marie Ramirez

  12. Delicioushuckaby

  13. Beccay217

  14. Mndfosco

  15. jewl1203



Congratulations winners!  Be sure to email to claim your prizes.  Your prizes will ship out September once the product is available.  Thanks to everyone who participated, we love reading your comments!  

We are beyond thrilled to bring you these three new collections. Please help us show our Brand Ambassadors and our designers some love for sharing these projects and creating these new products.  We thank you all for joining us this week and leaving your feedback.  We hope you have been inspired to pull out your papers and scissors and have some fun this weekend, and when you do be sure to share your projects with us on our Graphic 45 – Official Community Page.  

Happy Papercrafting! 


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