Wednesday, September 26, 2012

cardmaking with graphic 45

recently i won a prize drawing on my friend liz's blog, and i was thrilled to get a gorgeous stack of tropical travelogue-themed papers and embellishments from graphic 45.

i made this birthday card for my friend andrea - i accented the lady's collar, headband, and lips with glitter, because, well...have you met andrea? the first item on her bucket list is to swim in a pool of glitter!

i just love the vintage images, colors, and patterns in this line! zebra prints, tropical florals, maps, postcards, fish, birds...every sheet is two-sided for lots of options.

they also sent me a packet of cute kraft paper flowers. i layered a couple on top of some angelina fibers that i fused into a sheet and trimmed into a feathery leaves. in the center is a cute little dahlia doo-dad from stamping-up.

inside i collaged a birthday greeting with elements from a coordinating sticker sheets and added a palm leaf brad and some bronze and pearl blingies.

gorgeous papers, can't wait to make more cards with them!

4 comments:

  1. Love this....I have this paper too. I love graphic 45 papers. Great job Lisa ♥

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    1. thanks so much - G45 designs are so much fun!

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  2. Oh yes, this card screams Andrea! And it id perfectly lovely!

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    1. thanks - that image was so perfect for glitter accents.

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