Sunday, March 10, 2013

Graphic 45 Design Team 2013 Audition

 
Hello everyone, and welcome to my blog. Well, today is a big day for me, see, I have been waiting for the G45 design team call for almost a year now. As soon as the DT call was over last year, I regretted not giving it a go, so there was no way I wasnt going to apply this time round.  G45 is my all time favourite paper manufacturer, and I adore every single collection they bring out. I am at this moment stalking the postman, waiting for the arrival of my 'Secret Garden' order.
 
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So here goes...  This is the most recent G45 project I have made, using some photos of my gorgeous daughter, Ashlee. Ive used a combination of 'A ladies diary', 'Little darlings' and 'Olde curiosity shoppe'. Lots of fussy cutting, flowers, and chipboard, all my favourite things :)
 
 

 
 
I fussy cut this gorgeous bird nest image from the 'Little darlings' range, and layed the pieces to give it a paper tole look.
 
 
 
 

 
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Next, the 'Little darlings' collection really is one of my all time favourites. There are just so many little bits and pices to be cut out, which I love, as I feel it helps me to make my projects my own.
 
 
 
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A couple of Christmas cards next. Ive created them using 'Place in time'. Can you believe, both these cards were made from just one piece of paper. Theres so many goreous images on one side of the sheet, then on the other, some wonderful, co ordinating backgrounds. Good value for money is important to me when Im making cards.
 
 
 
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Next, a set of baby tags I made, using, you guessed it 'Little Darlings' again :)
 
 
 
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The shadow box, featuring a photo of my 5 kids, was alot of fun. Once again, Ive used 'A ladies diary' (do you get the feeling that I like this range). But, how could anyone not like it.
 
 
 
 
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I love this next layout, photos of my two youngest meeting eachother for the very first time, such precious photos, and the 'Little darlings' paper helps to make them even more special.
 
 
 
 
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ADDIT :  This tag set is a late addition, I just recieved the gorgeous 'Secret garden' in the post yesturday, and couldnt wait to start playing...
 
 
 
 
 
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I do have lots of other G45 projects that I wish I could share in this post, but, they are awaiting publication, so, unfortunately cant be shown just yet. But, I do have just a couple of others, using other papers, which are a few of my favourites
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 


 



 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 Well, thats it for me, I hope you have enjoyed my little share of both Graphic 45, and a few of my other favourites. Now, I just sit and wait patiently for the top 30 annoncement  arrgghhh !!!
 


53 comments:

  1. Wow Karen all of these projects are gorgeous, you are so talented and will be a great asset to Graphic 45's DT!

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  2. I adore your work, Karen and wish you luck!

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  3. Wow I didn't realise all these projects used the gorgeous Graphic 45 - you obviously do love them dearly! All gorgeous work from you and I think you would be an awesome addition to their team. Good luck!! xxL

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  4. What a beautiful collection Karen..wish you all the best for the DT
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts School Projects

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  5. Stunning Karen. You do G45 so so well that I have no doubt you will be chosen.

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  6. Good on you Karen!!! Wishing you the best of luck with your dt application chicky xo

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  7. Good luck Karen! G45 would lee lucky to get you on their design team!

    Big hugs!
    Patty

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  8. Beautiful beautiful creations. all the best with the application, I hope you get it you use these papers so very well!!

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  9. Your projects are all amazing! I'm keeping everything crossed for you :)

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  10. Superb projects Karen...I've been a fan of your art for a long time, you just keep getting better and better...Good luck with your application. :}

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  11. Fantastic projects Karen!! I wish you the best of luck!!!

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  12. Beautiful work, Karen!! Best of luck to you - I've always admired your beautiful projects and talent!!!

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  13. Good Luck Dear Karen!!!! This post is a wowzer, seriously!!! I am so crossing my fingers! You work so well with their papers and so glad you are giving it a go, now I remember last time the second round there was a video audition... (no I did not apply I just remember from someone else telling me :)so good luck!

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  14. OH MY!! All the best! Your work is amazing and I'm sure you will do well with the Graphic 45 application. I have my fingers crossed for you..x

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  15. Love G45. This is all very stylish and wonderful. xx Best of luck

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  16. Oh, Karen- I sure hope G45 picks you up!! You have done some incredible work with their products- I wish you the BEST of luck! :)

    Take care,

    xErin

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  17. Karen! your work is stunning! I love every page spread you've done.
    So nice to have met you today.

    Your newest follower
    Creative Carmelina


    ciao bella
    xoxo

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  18. Karen, your projects are ALL awesome, and such a variety! Your layouts are just absolutely stunning and all of those tags are just exquisite! I certainly would choose you, I think they would be crazy not to pick you! Good luck my friend!

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  19. I am in awe of your beautiful work. I could hardly believe what I was seeing . It must take you many wonderful hours working on each piece. Good Luck in your quest to join Graphic45 DT. x

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  20. WOW!!! Now that is one totally fabulous post! LOVE all your projects, simply stunning! Good luck on the Graphic 45 call :)

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  21. Oh my goodness! What a truly amazing collection of layouts, cards and tags! I'm stunned! I so hope you get the Graphic 45 position - you make their products looks sensational!

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  22. Ooooh wow Karen, such a magnificent collection of projects here, love them all.
    I will definitely keep my fingers crossed for you. Good luck. Cheers Di xo

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  23. wowsers ... a.m.a.z.i.n.g. creations ... won't be too long for you to wait my friend and we will see your name in flashing lights ... honestly ... stunning!

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  24. good luck - I REALLY do hope you make it (gorgeous creations!!!!)

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  25. Your work is beyond lovely! It is so amazing my jaw is on the floor! I know you will make the team...you are a perfect fit!

    ~ Gloria (G45 DT)

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  26. This is really stuuning work my friend I hope for you made it !!!

    hugs carla

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  27. Karen seriously this blog post has blown me away! Your work is amazing and you truly show the beauty of G45 papers in the most elegant way. You would be a true asset to the team. Everything crossed for you!

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  28. I've loved your work for years and so happy to see you apply. Your projects are stunning and Graphic 45 would be lucky to have you on the team.

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  29. I can't believe I missed this post, what am amazing array of projects, they're just fabulous, I wish you good luck with Graphic 45.

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  30. Karen, your works are amazing! Best of luck on the audition and thank you for visiting my bolg.. :)

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  31. Karen, I wish you luck, your projects are beautiful

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  32. congrats Karen - well deserved. Your work is amazing. Kaye

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  33. Congratulations Karen. Your work is truly amazing. Top 30 woohoo my friend. All the way and I'm coming over for drinks. XXOOXX Hugs

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  34. Amazing work! Congrats on making the first 30!

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  35. Congratulations on making the top 30 Karen! You are soo talented! I've not long ago subscribed to the graphic 45 blog (pretty new to crafting), so hadn't seen any of the people who had entered. I'm going through all the people who made the top 30 now, (everyone is absolutely amazing!!).. but I am soo glad to see that a few fellow 'aussies' made the cut!! I live in Melbourne myself and was wondering if I could 'pick your brain' for lack of a better term, for a few things I'm struggling to find out. I'll leave you my email add. and would really appreciate it if you could email me when you have a few spare mins....I'll get back to you as soon as I hear from you. Congratulations once again..I bet you haven't hit the ground yet!!
    Ali
    email: alibeeg66@hotmail.com

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  36. Lovely, lovely work! Good luck to you!

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  37. Congrats on the top 30! (me too!) Your work is amazing, and I wish you the best of luck. So exciting!

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  38. I simply love your work. it is so beautiful. I wish you had a few tutorials on some, so I can have them hanging on my walls at home. good luck, I hope you win.
    hugs
    Barb

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  39. I love your design decisions on all of your work! I love your choices of which G45 paper designs to fussy cut for each project. I really appreciate that your pages are not so cluttered up with too many layers. I surely do hope that you get chosen to join the G45 Design Team!

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  40. Oh wow Karen congrats on the top 30! What a stunning collection of scrapbooking! Good luck in the next round. :)

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  41. Congrats on making the top 30, Karen!! I've been following your work for awhile and have ALWAYS loved it!! You create beautiful projects so I know this one's in the bag for you!! Congrats again!!

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  42. Congrats Karen - you so deserve it! Your G45 work is amazing! I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed for you!

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  43. Congratulations on being chosen for in the top 30. So great to see Aussies in the mix! Love your work - best wishes for the next round.

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  44. Karen your projects are just gorgeous! Congrats on making it to the final 30. Good luck!!

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  45. Congratulations on reaching the top 30, good luck to you in the next round!!!!!

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  46. Congratulationg Karen on reaching the final 30 and lets hope you make into the team.Lovely to see fellow Aussies in the group of finalist. I love your beautiful creations and look forward to seeing more. I live on the Sunshine Coast,Qld.
    good luck!
    Linda

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  47. Fantastic! Congratulations on making the G45 top 30 for 2013. Love your work.

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  48. Karen your work is consistently beautiful, original and creative. Congrats on being named to the top 30 and GOOD LUCK on the final round!

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  49. Congratulations Karen on making the DT! I look forward to seeing your beautiful creations over the next year!

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  50. How fabulous you made it and no wonder with those amazing projects, ohhhhhhhhh so very lovely, congratulations on making the team.

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  51. Congrats, your work is fab!!! great stuff!!!1

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  52. Congratulations!!!! Love your work!!! Loved your (1st) tutorial!!! So look forward to seeing all the projects you create for Graphic 45. Your so inspiring and ever so creative. Today is Sunday 4/28/13, posting the Congrats as I just received the wonderful news from an email from G45 and on FB. Hugs Mary (Abbygirl on Scrapbook.com) :)

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