A Place in Time

I am very excited to introduce another AMAZING prize here on the Crafts ‘n things Blog! This month, Graphic 45 has generously donated TWO prize packs!

Graphic 45 is giving away one compete Place in Time Collection!

In addition, they have donated one complete Nutcracker Sweet Collection!

To enter your name to win one of these fantastic prizes, leave a comment on this post telling us why you love Graphic 45! We will draw two lucky winners and post the names on December 17th!

Graphic 45 is an award-winning scrapbook and paper crafting company. We offer vintage inspired crafting products that capture the flamboyant style of the 1920′s and 30′s – with vibrant color, irresistible texture and imaginative design to create products with decades-old appeal that’s both fresh and familiar. Let our products inspire your next scrapbook layout, card, album or home decor project.

Please visit our website: www.g45papers.com
Find daily inspiration on our blog: g45papers.typepad.com

I have been on the Graphic 45 Design Team since the spring of 2010. I love the vintage-inspired papers, the quality embellishments, and the creativity of the team! It is my pleasure to share these new collections with you!

Here is a card I made using papers from Nutcracker Sweet and Place in Time.

 It is easy to create stunning cards with such beautiful paper.

Use ribbons and chipboard elements to create interest on your cards. I used a chipboard tag from the Nutcracker Sweet collection, covered with a Santa sticker from the Place in Time collection. It is wonderful that you can mix and match the Graphic 45 collections!

If you make dimensional cards, make sure to stock up on padded envelopes for mailing. This will ensure that your cards arrive in beautiful condition.

Don’t forget to decorate the inside of your cards!

Supply List:

  • Cardstock: American Crafts Pomegranate, Stampin’ Up! Very Vanilla
  • Graphic 45 Papers: Nutcracker Sweet Collection Land of Sweets Paper, Chipboard Die-Cuts 1 (tag); Place in Time Collection December Cut-Aparts, Stickers
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads: Vintage Photo, Old Paper
  • Spellbinders Grand Calibur Die-Cutting System and Nestabilities Dies: Classic Ovals Large, Decorative Elements Lacey Ovals
  • Really Reasonable Ribbon Trims: Red/White Baker’s Twine, Red/Gold Satin Ribbon, Red/Cream Striped Ribbon
  • Stampin’ Up! Scallop Trim Border Punch
  • Really Reasonable Ribbon Bow Easy Tool
  • Scor-Pal Scor-Pal Scoring Board
  • Adhesive: Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac Glue, 3M Scotch Brand Adhesive Tape Glider, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 3D Foam Squares

Thanks for stopping by. Make sure to leave a comment for the PRIZE DRAWING! Visit my blog for more Graphic 45 inspiration!

Gloria Stengel, Scraps of Life (www.gloriascraps.blogspot.com)

126 thoughts on “A Place in Time

  1. I think G45 has some of the most imaginative, decorative lines and papers in the market. The scenes I’ve seen made with them are just amazing! Thanks for the chance!

  2. I love Graphic 45 papers! I can do so many great things with them. The feel of the paper, the Colours, the images….all lend themselves to great projects!!!!

  3. I like the Graphic 45 paper because mainly its easy to work with and Iike the coordinating embelishments. And most papers remind me of my childhood.

  4. Gloria, I love your work, follow your blog, n drool over your posts! All the details always amaze me. I would love to win at G45

  5. What not to love about these divine papers, each collection is unique and when you create a layout, card or off the page that project just stands out. The sticker sheets and embellishments are the icing on the cake. It also helps that I shop at Seriously scrapbooking and get to see what Jane Tregenza creates with these collections and that really helps when it comes to using these papers and embellishments.

  6. I love Graphic 45 because they always use the most vivid colors in their collections. Their work has a Victorian feel to me and I really enjoy using their different collections.

  7. The beauty of Graphic 45 products inspire me to be creative. It’s hard not to create something beautiful when you start with such amazing paper lines and staples.

  8. I love Graphic 45 for their unique and fun designs! I really like vintage patterns and colors and Graphic 45 is wonderful for this. Hoping to win some of these gorgeous collections!!

  9. Gloria, I have been following your work with Graphic 45 for at least a year & you just deliver such wonderful projects!! This card is no exception, beautiful!
    I’ll be honest, Christmas isn’t really my thing when crafting. That was until this year; i have seen so many fab ideas that I’m planning to do for next year!!
    It’s absolutely true to say Graphic 45 has changed the way I craft. So inspiring!! Thank you :)

  10. Beautiful Christmas card! I love Graphic 45 because their paper collections are gorgeous and unique. I love how each collections comes with coordinating embellishments that always add the perfect touch to my projects.

  11. Actually today is the first time I have seen Graphic 45 papers. They are beautiful and remind me of a time in history that interests me very much. Thank you for this giveaway!

  12. I just love graphic 45 because the creations they come up with makes me feel warm and happy inside. I love to use the paper on my cards and scrapbooking. Sometimes I look at my stash and feel I feel I just want to horde all of it and keep it for myself. But than if I do that nobody will see my creations I can make with the wonderful products they produce.

  13. First of all, thanks for the opportunity, i think graphic 45 papers are a work of art, secondly, everybody i know loves graphic 45, what i like most
    Bout them is that u barely need extra embellishments, since
    U can cut their wonderful images n use them to decorate ur minis
    Or any project! And finally, nice card u got there! Super cute!
    Xo. Marce.

  14. Why do I love G45??? Easy Peasy. Because they have beautiful sturdy brightly colored papers. The designs are so enticing. You just HAVE to have them all. And lastly, because they have designers like Gloria. This card is beautiful. Thanks.

  15. I love the vintage images. I love the feel of my projects when I use graphic 45. I love the throw back to another era. It looks and feels traditional, but can be used in so many ways (even for something more modern). I just love Graphic 45!

  16. For years, I have been drawn to anything vintage…old family photos, jewelry, advertising art, all kinds of images. Discovering Graphic 45 papers and collections was right up my alley. There is so much inspiration here and I have been fussy cutting my little scissors to death. I truly love everything G45 makes. I have been making cards for awhile, but after the holidays, I really want to start some mini albums. I can’t wait! Thank you for the opportunity to win a complete collection. That would be a dream come true.

  17. Love the vintage christmas papers. Graphic 45 is my favorite line of paper – the papers are so interchangeable with each other.

  18. I have just discovered graphic 45 paper/products…beautiful…I am currently tring to find retailers in Victoria (Australia) so I can buy some, I have been watching the graphic 45 web page and love evrything that is made…Merry Christmas….happy scrapping.. :)

  19. I love Graphic 45 papers – they stand out more than any others – so different, lush, colourful, strokable, inspiring, covertable.. everything you (read that as ‘I’ ..!) can want.

  20. I would be thrilled to win either of these collections! I love all the vintagey goodness of G45! Gloria’s card is a perfect example! It is simply gorgeous!

  21. I just love their papers – although I haven’t seen them
    in person. The colours are gorgeous and they think
    of everything – the stickers and stamps and all go
    beautifully with the papers.
    Thank you so much for the chance to win one of
    these amazing prizes.

  22. I love the way Graphic 45 designs are so different from anything else out there. I always recognize a project done with Graphic 45 products! So artsy, and so colorful! I love them!

  23. First things first: Gorgeous, gorgeous card, Gloria!

    And, I love Graphic 45 because they make it simple to create the most gorgeous and high quality crafts possible. The detail in their designs and the incredible quality make it my absolute favorite paper to work with.

  24. I love G45 papers because of the vintage feel that they put in their papers. The colors are vibrant and the pictures used in the papers are so beautiful. I’m starting a collection of their papers.

  25. Graphic 45 is my absolute favorite scrapbook paper company. Their papers are so gorgeous! The colors are fabulous and the colors in every line coordinate with all the other lines. The chipboard pieces and stickers are just as beautiful. The G45 Staples are so fun to create with. You cannot go wrong with G45. The talent behind this company is astounding!

  26. What a gorgeous card and what a gorgeous prize! Thank you for the chance to win!
    Why do I love Graphic 45? easy! They set the trends in scrapbooking! I have never seen one collection that I didn’t like. In face, I collect every collection they have..sometimes I even buy two of a collection! I did this year in the collection A Place in Time because I’m making my sister a calendar for Christmas and how could I make her one and not one for my self! he he!
    Happy Holidays to everyone!

  27. G45 papers are so classic – they have gorgeous colors and the pictures/graphics are enchanting. I have been a G45 fan since the first time I saw it in my LSS.

    Your card demo was wonderful and inspiring. Thanks.

  28. I love Graphic 45 because they have THE classiest papers ever. Just about every time they come up with a new line, I think–that is my favorite!
    Your Santa card is so darned cute!!

  29. Graphic 45 has colors and patterns that are classics. They seem old, yet aren’t. I love vintage feeling products.

  30. I just love graphic 45 papers and chipboard sheets.
    Have used them in making cards and noebooks and they just add so much more to the items

  31. Graphic 45 is my favorite paper line. The paper quality, images, colors, and embellishments are all second to none. Thanks for the opportunity to win some of these great products.

  32. All of the Graphic 45 products are so beautiful! Just looking at them inspires you to get crafting. I can’t get enough of them.

  33. I love Graphic 45 paper and accessories. Their vintage/Victorian style is awesome. I have used several of their papers in mini books and am now making “A Place In Time” calendar. I would love to win the package.

  34. As usual, Gloria has hit it out of the park – AGAIN! I love her artistry and it’s only enhanced by the beauty of the G45 papers and accessories. G45 has gotten my papercrafting joy restarted with their beautiful retro designs and colors. Each collection is a beautiful thing to behold. It took me a long time to get the nerve to cut up my Oz paper, but once I got over the hurdle, there was no stopping my fussy cutting and layering! I absolutely adore Graphic45!

  35. All of the Graphic45 lines are beautiful to look at and fire up my creativity because the paper and extras are so versatile. A Place in Time is my favorite. The colors are gorgeous!

  36. I like Graphic 45 lines because they’re so original in comparison to other scrapbook lines. Their artwork is amazing. The quality is unsurpassed

  37. Oh, let me count the reasons why….no that is not possible…the colors, the designs, the ease with which my projects come together…..on and on….my favorite paperline by far….

  38. Love the card you made. I love the vintage look of Graphic 45 and how everything mixes and matches so nicely. Thanks for a chance to win this wonderful collection.

  39. I love Graphic 45 because I love the vintage look, the quality of the paper is awesome, the colors in the various paper collections are absolutely beautiful. The variety of collections is amazing too ; they lend themselves to such a wide range of usage i.e. scrapbook pages, cards, gifts, and all types of creations.

  40. Your card is beautiful! Love all the details. I love G45 because the images, the graphics and the colors are all so detailed and vibrant and they have such a strong vintage appeal. There are always so many options for putting different elements together and it seems no matter how you do it you create something beautiful.

  41. What’s not to love about Graphic 45!!! There paper has the most gorgeous vintage images that make scrapbooking and card making so much fun (and easy!) Love all their beautiful embellishments too.

  42. Your card is sensational, it is rich in colour which as you say comes from using G45 products but you have used them to such a fabulous effect. I would love to receive a card like this and would keep it forever :-)
    Thank you for the inspiration…
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

  43. Why do I love graphic 45 ‘s collections? The collection enables itself to sing through your project — rather than adding lots of embellishments. Graphic 45 collections tell stories that are waiting to be in folded through your projects. Also– they are absolutely luxurious !!! Thank you so very much for the op to win one of these glorious collections!! Be blessed
    ~ Beyond Measure
    Tammy
    http://Www.urbeyondmeasure.com

  44. Awesome pride. Graphic 45 is one of my favorite companies because of the beautiful vintage collections. I absolutely love their vintage images. Their work just keeps getting better and better. Thanks for the chance to win new paper crafting toys. :)

  45. Beautiful papers . I like G45 because there papers are always so beautiful and printed on heavy cardstock . Thank you for a chance to win .

  46. I love the Graphic 45 collections with their unique vintage looks. I find that my local scrapbook store is always running out of my favorite pages. Would love to win this beautiful collection.

  47. The Graphic 45 paper besides being absolutely beautiful is versatile – cards, scrapbook pages, projects. I love the Graphic 45 Blog and all the Design Team Member Blogs. Pick me Pick me. I NEED the Nutcracker to make an Advent Calendar
    Thank you
    Yvonne Buhl

  48. You ask why I enjoy G45. Let me count the ways….smile
    G45 is a visionary leader in the papercrafting industry that shares a passion with many who love to inspire and create. G45 is generous and they are also trend setting leaders for those of us who are trail blazers and want high end artistic creations. This passion with the quest of quality products is the reason I love G45.
    sharing the love of artistic creations is magical for the soul.
    ava g

  49. I love Graphic 45!! Its one of the most beautiful papers out on the market. Every time new items come out I can’t get enough.

  50. I love Graphic 45 papers & staples because they are so versatile. The gorgeous papers can be used as whole sheets, or, different elements can be fussy cut and combined in infinite ways with G45 staples, stickers, & chipboard tags.

  51. What a beautiful card! I love the vintage images and traditional colors! Thanks so much for the chance to win. I really appreciate G45′s vintage look and great designs, perfect for fussy cutting!

  52. Love the card!! gorgeous!!! I Love Graphic 45 paper! All of them but the Nutcracker is such beautiful paper you cant help but get creative and making things such a cards advent calendars and beautiful boxes with it.

  53. I love Graphic 45′s vintage-style paper. It inspires me to create more gifts rather than buy something off the shelf. Also, I know that I am getting quality when I buy Graphic 45. Thanks!

  54. G45 has been one of my fav’s for paper since they came out, I have always been into the Ertag statuettes with the 20′s ladies and thier Borzoi’s, when G45 came out with their papers, they fit right into the rest of my collections and inspire me to happiness beyond belief :) Both of these collections are so bright, soft and beautiful, and so very workable for anything you decide to use them for.

  55. Graphic45 collections are a must for vintage crafting… I’m not very good at vintage, but Graphic 45 papers with lovely vintage images, tags, papers and sentiment make it much easier :)

  56. I love Graphic 45 because of the whole vintage look and lovely colors. Love both collections but favor the Place in Time one. Thanks for the opportunity!

  57. There are so many reasons I love Graphic 45 papers, one of the main ones is that I love how their vintage images just stir my creative soul! They speak to me of an era I think I may have been born to live in, one with much simpler times! Plus, they are just plain gorgeous!

  58. beautiful card, love the ribbon and the little hang tag. great layering. thank you for sharing.
    I love G45 for thier rich beautiful colors and vintage style. thanks for the chance to win.

  59. Why I love Graphic 45???? Well that is easy…. All of their collections are must have’s. They are so Beautiful and unique. The vintage look and feel with a great big spice of Graphic 45′s idea’s is so wonderful. They inspire your to create wonderful things.
    Beautiful card.

  60. Gorgeous Christmas card, Gloria! I love the old fashioned look of Graphic 45 products, the quality of the papers, the beautiful colors and images! I would love to win all this! Blessings! Kathy

  61. I love G45 papers because their exquisite detail forces me to work outside my normal comfort zone.It isn’t easy for me-but without fail,when I am done,I am proud of what I’ve created.My grown sons even take cards I have made for them to work to show them off-that says it all.

  62. G45 is my favorite paper line…I don’t think they’ve ever came out with a line I didn’t just absolutely LOVE..thanks for all your inspriationa

  63. Why I love Graphic 45 paper collections? I make journals (entirely – from the paperboard covers to binding it myself) I give them to my friends and family. Graphic 45 papers make my albums look AMAZING (not trying to toot my own horn!! But I always finish the album and find myself saying “Okay I am going to KEEP this one for myself!” it as not happened yet and the look on my friend’s face is all worth it.) Beautiful papers, superior embellishments and the colors are just so lush and the nice thick quality of the paper. I would love to recieve either one of these collections as I haven’t not bought either one of these yet. :) Thanks for the chance to win one!!

  64. I love Graphic 45 because it is so different from other papers, love the old fashioned look and Gloria does such beautiful things with it. Sarah

  65. I have always been a huge fan of vintage images/ephemera which is why I am drawn to the Graphic 45 line. I love the design, quality and variety of their collections. Plus their blog offers such fabulous project tutorials. There is so much to love!

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