Monday, September 23, 2013

Graphic 45, Petaloo and Xyron Blog Hop! Featuring an Altered Mailbox

Graphic 45, Petaloo and Xyron are having a blog hop all this week and there'll be lots of inspiration and prizes to be won.

Just look at this amazing prize. Hop on over to the Graphic 45 blog for details: G45PetalooXyronBlogPrize

Here's what I created for the blog hop:

I altered this mini mailbox with the lovely new Graphic 45 Typography papers, along with some Graphic 45 Staples, lovely Petaloo flowers in complementary colours and intricate Gina Designs Chipboard. I love that the Typography collection has plenty of my favorite images to fussy cut - typewriters, inks, pen nibs, ink wells… the list is endless. And as I was designing, I discovered that the image ‘LETTER’ fits perfectly inside a Staples Ornate Metal Label Holder. How perfect for my mailbox.

Supplies List:
Graphic 45 Typography 12x12 patterned papers - Typography, Inscribe, Dream, Journey
Graphic 45 Typography 8x8 paper pack
Graphic 45 Typography Chipboard
Graphic 45 Typography Stickers
Graphic 45 Staples Ornate Metal Label Holder, Ornate Metal Key Holes, Ornate Brad
Petaloo Flowers - Dahlias Teal/Aquas, Dahlias Grey/Blacks, Daisies Grey/Black
Xyron Mega Runner & Adhesive Dots
Gina Designs Chipboard

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Graphic 45 Christmas Card

Here's some early Christmas inspiration - a Christmas card I created using Graphic 45's new 12 Days of Christmas collection.

I layered fussy-cut birds, holly and flowers atop a heart-shaped doily, then added some festive ribbon and Graphic 45 Metal Staples to give this card vintage charm. 


Twelve Days of Christmas patterned papers:
Staples Ornate Metal Brads
May Arts Ribbon