Monday, June 04, 2012

Graphic 45 A Ladies' Diary- StopandScrap.com

Welcome! I am very excited to share the NEW Graphic 45 A Ladies' Diary collection with you today! StopAndScrap has this collection and MORE on pre-order!

Since I am on the Graphic 45 design team, I have already gotten my hands on this fantastic paper! This is one of my NEW favorites in the Graphic 45 catalog! I love the soft colors paired with dark brown and black. Plus, any paper that has clocks and flowers is a hit with me!

I used the 8x8 pad for this project. The smaller scale of the prints is perfect for cards, tags, and mini albums.


I made a card with a removable book mark! Nothing says "friendship" like a pretty bookmark!


The Simple Stories Odds and Ends Memorabilia Pocket is perfect for tucking the bookmark into. You could also tuck a gift card into the pocket for an extra special gift! I edged the pocket with brown ink, and attached an image cut from the paper.


I used Prima Perle Bebe Fairy Belle flowers to decorate my pocket and bookmark. So soft and pretty!


I found some stamps in my stash with a reading theme. I love to read, and I am sure I can think of a few friends who like reading also and would enjoy getting this card!


You can see that I fussy cut the lady from the paper and raised the layer with foam tape for added dimension. I edged the cut-out with a marker to give it extra depth and contrast.


Here is a look at the inside of the card.

Thanks for stopping by. Make sure you visit the StopAndScrap Blog for more inspiration all week long!


Designer Paper: Graphic 45 A Ladies' Diary 8x8: Garden Stroll, Moment in Time, Fashion Plates, Ageless Beauty
Cardstock: American Crafts Coffee, Neenah Natural White
Memorabilia Pocket: Simple Stories Odds and Ends
Flowers: Prima Perle Bebe Fairy Belle
Ribbon: Really Reasonable Ribbon Chevron Striped Twill: Champagne
Stamps: My Favorite Things Well Read
Ink: Colorbox Clearsnap Graphic 45 Decades Antiquing Ink: Dark Cashmere
Die cuts: My Favorite Things Die-namics Fishtail Flag Stax
Shipping tag: Office supply
Tools: Spellbinders Grand Calibur die cutting system, Bow Easy bow making tool
Adhesives: Scotch 3M tape; Beacon Fabri-tac; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L foam tape

14 comments:

  1. Love it! I won a Ladies' Diary prize package, and I've been playing with it all week...gorgeous papers!

    This card is so fun...Love the bookmark/pocket and your fussy cutting is wonderful. So harmonious!

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  2. What great inspiration, thanks so much! I have a friend visiting who reads a lot, I will have to make something similar.

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  3. Just beautiful!! Love it! Your work is always so inspiring Gloria!

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  4. This is stunning! You have a gift with these G-45 papers. I never tire of seeing your projects.

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  5. Gorgeous card, Gloria! I love how you incorporated the tag on the card. I just adore every inch of this! ❤

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  6. So elegant. Love it!

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  7. Your card is stunning!! Graphic 45 has outdone themselves!

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  8. Gloria, I'm a retired librarian and love the idea of a detachable book mark. A Ladies Diary is going to supplant The Old Curiosity Shoppe as my most favorite paper!

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  9. Such an array of beautiful work! All worthy of being framed.

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  10. I love this project! I am sooooo into vintage and the clothing of that era.

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  11. Gloria,
    This is so gorgeous! I love the added bookmark incorporated in the card. Great idea.

    Girlygirl777

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  12. Gorgeous and so feminine.

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  13. This is such pretty paper it almost makes itself into projects. Love the bookmark 'gift' with the card.

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  14. beautiful!!! :)

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