Nobody does fun and funky holiday papers quite like Graphic 45 and their new “Charmed” collection (above) is no exception! Meanwhile, Photoplay continues to rock the interestingly shaped albums and gifts; their Explosion Box Kit (below) makes a sophisticated project EASY to complete… just add pretty papers!!!
Join Shari for her brand new In the Garden, Card and Tote Set Class! In this class you’ll use Taylored Expressions’ In the Garden Triple Slim Layering Stencil Set, plus coordinating stamps and dies, to make a tote and six cards, paired with the gorgeous Elegance Collection from Graphic 45. Dates available are Sunday, June 5th, from 11am to 2pm; or Saturday, June 25th, from 12 to 3pm. Cost is $32. Please email email@example.com to reserve your spot.
Students are requested to bring their basic class kit, as well as the Wendy Vecchi “StayTion” if they have one. Make sure you have a strong double sided tape, like Scor Tape, scissors, adhesives (regular adhesive runner, liquid glue), foam tape and a bone folder.
Two gorgeous new Graphic 45 collections have arrived at Paper Anthology: Let it Bee and Cottage Life! Each has eight beautiful, double-sided 12×12 papers, sold singly; or choose an 8×8″ paper pad. Also available: coordinating cardstock diecuts, stickers and chipboard embellishments, journal card sets and clear stamps. Just the thing for spring!
One of the best things about tradeshows is that you get so see new and intriguing items from companies all over the world. Case in point: British brand IndigoBlu is new to us, but a wonderful class using an assortment of their fun and innovative products means that they’ll be coming soon to the Paper Anthology! Meanwhile, Graphic 45 is constantly redefining the minibook and this version does not disappoint: a fabulous book in a box, complete with a journal that features three separate signatures with sixty pages: lined, graph and plain papers.
The newest Class in a Kit selection is called Catch of the Day – Lighthouse Folio. It’s built on Graphic 45’s beautifully masculine Catch of the Day collection, using their new Trifold Waterfall Folio Album. This clever and unique keepsake album features waterfall pages and lots of pockets for adding photos, notes, journaling and more. As always, there are complete instructions and plenty of full-color pictures, so assembly is a breeze. The kit contains full sheets of paper, so you’ll have plenty of leftovers to make matching cards! G45’s Catch of the Day is also available as single papers, as well as a 12 x 12 Collection Pack.
Elegance, the newest collection from Graphic 45, is in store at Paper Anthology. These floral bedecked, double-sided papers with a French accent, feature a rich pink and black color palette, which would be wonderful for feminine cards, as well as weddings and anniversaries; maybe even scrapbooking a trip to Paris? And don’t forget that Mother’s Day is just a month away! Of course, Father’s Day is coming up too… G45’s nautical but nice Catch of the Day collection is also available in a 12×12 Collection Pack as well as single sheets; OR grab the new Lighthouse Folio Class in a Kit to make a clever keepsake for Dad!
The newest Paper Anthology Class in a Kit is this stunning– but surprisingly easy to make– accordion album; featuring papers and embellishments from Graphic 45’s beautiful new holiday paper collection, “Christmas Time”. As always, the kit contains detailed written instructions; as well as all of the materials you’ll need… except adhesive and a trimmer! In fact, since it contains full sheets of all the papers, you’ll have leftovers to use on cards or other projects.
This lovely album also doubles as a piece of holiday decor. When open, the accordion design lets it stand by itself and look stunning on your mantle. When closed with its red ribbon tie, it would make a pretty accent on a table or bookshelf. Add your own holiday photos, or leave it as is!
This album would make a fabulous gift… IF you can stand to part with it? Luckily, the entire Christmas Time Paper Collection is also available as single sheets, and in an 8×8″ Paper Pad. There are coordinating Ephemera and Journal Cards, as well. There’s plenty of black chipboard in the store, too, so you can make additional copies!
The Collins Virtual Show was a delightful and inspiring blur, full of new ideas, products and projects. Orders have been placed with Hero Arts, LDRS Designs, Graphic 45, Picket Fence Studios, Impression Obsession, Concord & 9th, Lawn Fawn, Penny Black, PhotoPlay and Dare 2B Artzy; stay tuned for sneak peeks of all the goodness coming soon to Paper Anthology!