Thursday, July 26, 2012

BLOG HOP! with G45, Art Glitter and Want2scrap

Hi hi! Welcome to day 4 of the blog hop! Just a few more pops before the hop stops eh? (can you tell I'm a rhyming sort of gal?)

Anyways, here's the project I made that marries the lovely new BirdSong collection from Graphic45 with the soft shimmer of Art Glitter and the gentle sheen of want2scrap pearl stickers (do I sound like a catalogue? :)


It's an interchangeable photo frame - I made a space behind the paper strip with Chinese word on it where you can slot your picture in and change it whenever you like.  Or maybe put papers and a pen in so you can leave this by the phone for messages...

This is what I used:
Graphic45 Bird Song papers:
Want2Scrap - green pearls, small cream pearls
Art Glitter - Lichen Ultrafine Transparent.

I hope you've been enjoying the hop! Here are the prizes that are up for grabs:


Don't forget to hop on over to all my fellow G45 DT's awesome blogs and leave them a little hello:
Monday, July 23rd

This blog hop is brought to you by:

Graphic 45 an award-winning scrapbook and paper crafting company­— owned and operated by a mother and her two daughters.  Together we create 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.



Want2Scrap™ manufacturers rhinestones lines including the specialty Nestabling™  line along with the newly released Nestaboard™ chipboard line that coordinates perfectly with the Spellbinders™ Nestabilies™ die templates. Want2Scrap™ also manufacturers their own line chipboard albums and accents, acrylic albums, and multi-layered laser designs and other fine scrapbooking products. Want2Scrap™ brings ease of use and flexibility in their product lines by offering products uniquely tailored to its customers’ needs.

Spread the Sparkle! Be it cosmetics, scrapbooking, t-shirts, cards, jewelry, quilts, rock star toes, home decor or even cement...everything is better with Art Glitter on it! Barbara Trombley opened Art Institute Glitter, Inc. in 1982 and now supplies artists and artisans, crafters and craftsmen with more than 400 brilliant cosmetic quality glitter colors and industrial-strength adhesives. Art Glitter products have been featured on “The New Martha Stewart Show”, “Carol Duvall Show”, HGTV, Home Shopping Network and several times in “Martha Stewart Living Magazine” including this upcoming December, 2009 issue. Thousands of retail stores throughout the world carry Art Glitter products. Barbara’s first book, “Glitter Artistry: Bags, Tags & Cards,” was warmly received by artists in 2006 and is still a big hit today (Sterling Publishing, Inc.). Art Glitter’s retail showroom is located in Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Arizona.





159 comments:

Kaatje said...

what a beautiful card. the layout is stunning and the colors are fab. thanks for sharing

48scrappin said...

Wow!!! That paper line is stunning! Your LO and card are beautiful!

Rea' said...

What a fantastic idea! Beautiful card, love the color combo and your pearls and glitter highlights!
That Bird Song Collection is sooooooooo pretty!

Marilyn RichardsS said...

WOW!Very detailed and very nice. I luv it.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Sharon!!! WOW WOW WOW!! You never cease to disappoint me!! This is absolutely AMAZING!!!! Gorgeous!!

Cindy said...

Stunning card, I can't wait to get my hands on this collection, I think it is my favorite so far!

Sharon Y said...

Beautiful frame! The glitter and pearls really enhance the birdsong papers.

Linda R. said...

What a stunningly beautiful card. It has such depth and elegance.

MsMad said...

Beautiful and love that you can slip a photo if you wanted.
Barbara Bird
MdStrwbery@aol.com

TheBiscuitScraps said...

I love Bird Song...awesome card! Thank you for sharing.

The Gentleman Crafter said...

Sharon! Good gravy! Your fussy cutting always amazes me! How incredible! You know this looks like it came out of a catalog! LOL! Your detail is simply Too-Licious! I'm such a fan! It's just gorgeous!

J.

JEANNIE said...

Sharon, Lovely project...Beautiful collection. Great job!

calldbyhisname7 said...

Stunning project. The black background lets the colors pop! Love this project.

My Studio Voice said...

The drama and balance of your frame is wonderful. And, just the right amount of bling. Really pretty.

Miriam Prantner said...

Wow! Fantastic cut work and I love those perfectly placed pearl accents. You've created an elegant and beautiful scene!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Your creation is must FABULOUS! I have trouble with this style of creating but you've made it look easy and have inspired me to try it again! BEAUTIFUL work!
Darlene
DAR'S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Margie said...

What a gorgeous, gorgeous frame!!

Lmaisch said...

love songbird, love G45! This came out beautiful!

Vail said...

This is gorgeous, the Birdsong papers are beautiful. I love how you made this frame so versatile.

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful picture frame! The Bird Song paper is absolutely gorgeous,and I can't wait to get it!

JamieH

Gwen said...

Amazingly beautiful project.

Jeni said...

I love this project so much!

Tarnished Rose said...

Totally gorgeous!

Smiles~
Marilyn

Colleen O said...

Fantastic frame

Chris said...

Very pretty!

Primitive Seasons said...

A very elegant card. Nice use of the paper and elements.

Mary

Linda said...

Your photo frame is so gorgeous!!! thanks so much for sharing your amazing talent with us.

Lisette Baker said...

Beautiful - love how you've used the bling!

Angie`s Inky Fingers! said...

wow, what a gorgeous frame! think i`d just hang the whole frame on the wall, it does`nt need anything else! i need this paper collection! lol xx

Dame Jeanne Marie said...

really beautiful - love your use of G45 paper!

artjunkie2 said...

WOW! Your frame is sooo beautiful! Thanks for sharing your lovely project and letting us know what you used to create it!

leah Salter said...

Stunning! I love your cards.

Lesley said...

I love this paper and what you've done with it! Any picture would be proud to be displayed in this frame!

Luv 2 Create said...

Stunning!!!!!!
Marcie

Jan Garber said...

Very pretty colors!

langeatheart said...

Stunning card it's gorgeous! Love this paper line! Thanks for sharing!

Ms Scrapmess said...

Gorgeous frame! Why would you like to put a pic in there? I love it just the way it is - LOL!

sleigh said...

Gorgeous frame... it's perfect just the way it is! Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us today :)

Diana said...

Wow, love it. TFS

Anonymous said...

I am so loving this paperline. Love how you did the frame and it is so pretty with just the black print in the frame.

Lisa T.

Kimberly said...

I never cared much for fussing cutting until I started using the G45 collections. OMG it is soooo fun! I can do it for hours! Also, I am making a G45 12x12 book and when I got to Bird Song, I have to admit I was a little stuck with how to use it. However, after looking through your work, it made me realize I do have a layout idea/pictures I can use. Thanks for your inspiration, sharing your beautiful work an playing in the hop. Happy creating!!

texasbarb said...

Love the frame...very clever!!

Rea said...

I just love this photo frame. The DP is so beautiful and yet it looks so delicate with all the embellishments. I like that you made it so versatile too. You have a very funny sense of humor and I get it.

Raven said...

Beautiful!! I am liking this paper line more and more.

Bonnie Hinrichsen said...

What words are left. Everyone has said gorgeous, beautiful, breath-taking, pretty, stunning...hmmmm...inspirational...your work is truly inspiring.

Debb McR said...

Your LO is stunning and so beautiful. You are a true paper artist. I will be sure to follow your future posts

Kimbo said...

This by far is my most favorite collection I cannot wait to get this!!!

Camille Short said...

Such an awesome card! I love the paper collection.

Eugene Bellion said...

This is one of the prettiest creations I've seen using Bird Song, and they've all been pretty spectacular. I love your color and sense of balance. Thanks for posting this.

Jan said...

This is beautiful and versatile, love it!

luv46kdz said...

So so pretty. Love these products!

Paula

orfanannie said...

Beautiful project with my new favorite paper! Thanks for sharing!

bkazoo said...

I love the paper and what you did with it. Wonderful.

Patti Grace said...

Oh I have to have the Birdsong paper. You have done an amazing job with the paper along with W2S and the gliter. This is all a must.

Nat Laney said...

Wow, gorgeous frame. Just absolute beauty for the eyes.

tammy said...

Sharon!!!
What a super project idea?!?!? An interchangeable picture frame---love it:) The beauty that you captured with the Graphic 45 Birdsong, the Want2Scrap bling, and the Art Glitter---is uber lovely!!! thank you for sharing for allowing me to learn of such a super idea for a gift:) be blessed
~Beyond Measure
Tammy
www.urbeyondmeasure.com

Anna said...

Great frame, very special and beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Clare said...

wow I'm blown away by what you ve picked out of the papers and put together. Absolutely beautiful. Clare G45 teamie :-)

cyndie2010 said...

Absolutely beautiful card. You did an awesome job. Thank you for sharing. Cyndie

happybooker said...

Sharon, I enjoyed your picture frame very much! The way you used the Graphic 45 Bird Song paper along the frame's edge--the fussy cut images are so exquisite! I particularly like the use of the Want2Scrap pearls to highlight the paper patterns. Very, very lovely. Thanks for the inspiration.

Christina Ketelsen said...

Love the fun Bird Song papers. You did a fantastic job at the card and LO. Thanks for taking the time to share with us.

Holly said...

I love your frame, gorgeous!!

Jessica S said...

What a fantastic idea for a frame or note holder...clever. It is beautiful. I love all the red, black and white focal color.
:O)
Jessica S
New follower from the Hop

Jess said...

so beautiful! i love this!

fusiafscrapping said...

Wow! Wonderful piece of art. Love it!

Dora said...

No, you don't look like a catalogue: you simply master the art of combining gorgeous materials fom these brands!Thanks for sharing it with us

Naomi said...

Very nice card. Works great for both male and female!

Auntie Em said...

Wow, your project is beautiful! I love the black background with the gold shine. It's so exotic and rich looking.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Kristianne Swanson said...

I adore this line and you used it beautifully.

Danielle Copley said...

What a clever idea about notes! Beautiful work!

Helen said...

Beautiful card Sharon - reminds me of my Mums old lacquered jewellery box.

Katerina Komissarova said...

you're an artist!

sharon g said...

I like how you cut out certain parts so they stick out. This is a great look.

Peggy said...

Beautiful frame. I like the idea of putting paper in it to leave messages.
God bless,
Peggy Allen

butterfly said...

What a fantastically dramatic colour combination on this beautiful frame... great that you can swap elements in and out - brilliant work as always!
Alison x

Elizabeth Barajas said...

WOW!! Your work is stunning, absolutely gorgeous!! Thank you for sharing.

achairnadream said...

Wow that is absoultly beautiful. The G45 paper and Art Glitter are a perfect match.

Sol said...

Lovely photo frame!

Charlotte Zweigoron said...

I have been coveting that Want2Scrap gatefold album for months!! It is so cool... and so is your card!!

Pam said...

Stunning frame! Love it.

Pam said...

Stunning frame! Love it.

YAYALADYBUG . . . said...

Oh I love the frame and your wonderful idea of the slot for changing the picture. Very creative!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

This is so rich and elegant. I love how the birds are peeping into the frame. Really, really wonderful!

Cathy L. said...

Bling bling Bird Song. Great project. Love G 45.

Kristina Anderson said...

So beautiful and very creative. The colors are so pretty and I love all the details. Thank you so much for sharing!

nzillingworth said...

Love all things oriental. This is a fab project . Thanks for sharing

Sandydee said...

This is so pretty. I also like the idea of it doing double duty (the way you can change it out)

Lynn W. said...

This is so beautiful Sharon! I love all the fussy - cut leaves etc. It must have taken you hours to do!

Lynn Wild

christi said...

gorgeous frame . it reminds me of my time in asia.

Tracy said...

Gorgeous project.

Sue D said...

This is gorgeous!

Arlene said...
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Arlene said...

Beautiful frame Sharon! Loved all the fussy cutting and the Asian coin was a perfect compliment!

Paperpretties said...

How beautiful. you got wonderful dimension from the paper. Gorgeous!

Diana Fernandez said...

I love your project!! Thank you so much for sharing!

Jane Tregenza/Seriously Scrapbooking said...

What a clever idea, just love your project and the papers are perfect.

Shelly Kane said...

Definitely love Birdsong. What a great idea using it as a message board! Very lovely piece, TFS xxoo

HawaiianLibrarian said...

OMGoodness what a lot of fussy cutting that perfectly fit the frame! I am awed by the layers and colors. Mahalo for sharing.

Nan G said...

Stunning frame!

teresa said...

Awesome ..i love it !!

Jackie H said...

Very beautiful and creative. I like the fact you can change out pictures.

mhodges said...

Love this frame project. the fussy catting is awesome. Thanks for sharing your talent!

lesmitch said...

gorgeous. simply gorgeous.

jordanbev5 said...

What a beautiful project! So lovely how you set it off with the pearls!

Lanna said...

Beautiful beautiful use of Bird Song. I cant wait until that collection ships. Lanna from Utah

SnowflakeDreams1 said...

Beautiful picture frame. Love how you fussy cut the image. Hugs, Velma

Crafting With Blue said...

lovely. like how you made it where you can change it at any time.

Karenladd said...

Your card is gorgeous! It almost looks like an enameled frame!! Love all the fussy cutting!

longagodreams said...

So beautiful. Love the G45 Bird Song papers. You really are talented. Thanks for the inspiration. :)

michsmith1973 said...

Absolutely stunning!!

Dee said...

WOW!! What an amazing lay-out! I love the combination and the style. Thank you for sharing.

Gersende said...

it's so beautiful !! I love it !!

wendyportc1 said...

Wow, what a beautiful card!

Karen said...

Gorgeous project! I really like that subtle frame of glitter - it really sets off the other elements. Beautiful!

vicki follett said...

beautiful frame, it is gorgeous with the hint of glitter and the pearls really enhance the lovely papaer

Cultivate Life in Joy said...

Wowser! Such beautiful intricate work..Love...love..love it

Mokinita said...

Hi and tks for sharing your creation.
Loved it, it has a pop of color, it is so gorgeous.
TFS and take care,
Monica

Karen Wedding said...

Very nice layout. Look wonderful.

Debbie said...

I just pre-ordered this paper yesterday I love it. And your project is Beautiful. Thanks for shareing with us all

Dorina D said...

What a gorgeous frame and work of art. So unique and beautifully done. Love the edge of glitter around the frame. TAhanks for sharing.

Theresa said...

Love the layers in your card. Thanks as always for sharing.

Dragonlady said...

Simply stunning and sophisticated.

Hugs Ali x

Drifty Wright said...

Beautiful! You have exquisite creative taste!! Perfect use of all of the elements on this card!! You have created a treasure!! Thank You!!

Cindy Crafty Creations said...

Love it ... simply beautiful !!!

Cheryl Lomax said...

wow this is gorgeous, thank you for sharing, i get so inspired by you, happy crafting

Manhattan Mandie said...

WOWZA!!! Amazing work! Thanks for sharing!

Daisy said...

Good Job!!

jennifer berkhahn said...

beautiful

Patti Grace said...

I love what you have done with these three elements. I have been looking at your site since the start of the blog. I hope one day my work will look like yours.

Julie S. said...

So beautiful ! TFS.

Gloria Stengel said...

I knew you would use this collection and make something amazing! I love the red, it just pops! Such beautiful work.

Maggy_Tronche said...

Hi!! So beautiful card!! Love it....TFS!! Big hugs.. Maggy :)

IrishPippi said...

Beautiful frame!

Kathy said...

Gorgeous creation, and your ideas are so awesome. Keep up the great work.

Rosemary Woodruff said...

I loved the frame....especially the various uses you suggested...the one for by the phone intrigues for sure!

Marge said...

What a FABULOUS project -- TFS!!!

grammypame said...

Wow I love your creation it is beautiful! thanks for sharing
Hugz
Pam

Paik117 said...

Beautiful way to keep a photo. Love your design and your talent. Keep creating.

Caryn S said...

So pretty! It reminds me of the inlaid musical jewelry box that my mom had.

kim said...

Your frame is awesome. Thank you for sharing with us.

Kim
k1i2m3@cox.net

Benwah said...

My nephew and nieces have a Chinese heritage. This will make a perfect frame for some of their pictures. Looks amazing. Thanks so much for sharing.

Beneta

NitaBugg said...

Very elegant frame...great job. Thanks for sharing it with us.

trisha too said...

Very striking, a lovely project indeed, Sharon!

:)

Gretchen Wilson said...

Gorgeous!

Scottishrose said...

WoW..GorGeous Card, love it!!!

Angie said...

Very pretty!!

Janetcraft said...

wow, this is awesome, so inspiring!

shanjamorjor said...

absolutely stunning!!!

Erin Glee said...

What a beautiful frame! The green pearls match the green in the paper~ all so beautiful!

Astrid said...

What kind of frame are you using? I love this project. Is it digital? You cal it interchangeable. Any answer will help!

Thanks,
Astrid

ILuvVintageScrap said...

Amazing frame you used the paper is well its just gorgeous!!!!!!
Hugz
Juliana

Pam Zirbel 'One Woman Creations' said...

HOLY COW!!! Absolutley gorgeous!!! Just love it!! Well done!!

Gitte said...

Beautiful work, sooo elegant

Suzanne said...

One beautiful project!

Marilou said...

I adore what you did with the bird song collection ! I love the possibility to change the photo on the background ! Thank you so much for sharing !

Holly Moore said...

Gorgeous, Just love it!

shari said...

Your photo frame is Beautiful!!!! Shari (cricutrookie)

Lisa S. said...

This frame is so elegant and love that it is interchangeable. Wonderful G45 paper and elements, love it Sharon!

CK.Chai said...

Loving this Gorgeous interchangeable photo frame!!!