Monday, December 12, 2011

May Arts and Graphic 45 Blog Hop

First, thanks to the lovely 7 ladies who left a comment on my Paris Posting. Could all of you email me at with your address, as I will send you all some Paris Chipboard.
Tina Connolly, Connie, Becky H, Scossie Jane, Nicole, Carole and Cynthia. I love receiving comments and knowing that someone is reading my Blog. Now for some more news.

Graphic 45 and May Arts are teaming up for a super fun blog hop December 12-16th! There will be tons of inspiration, fabulous prizes, incredible crafts and so much more! Behold the magic that happens when Graphic 45 vintage-inspired papers and embellishments join forces with gorgeous May Arts ribbons! Our design teams are going all out to bring you the most enchanting crafts! You'll discover lots of fabulous new ideas to inspire your holiday season! Have fun and get inspired every day of this fantastic blog hop with Graphic 45 and May Arts!
Charee from Graphic 45 sent some information on each of the companies which I though I would share with you all.
 Want to learn more about Graphic 45 and May Arts? Here's some fun information about these two fantastic crafting companies! 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, altered art project, or home decor DIY project. May Arts is a ribbon wholesaler, based in Riverside, Connecticut, serving over 16,000 customers worldwide. We offer an exceptional selection of ribbons, including sheer, satin, grosgrain, silk and a variety of patterns and prints. We also maintain a steady stock of inventory so that orders can be fulfilled immediately. As one of the country’s leading wholesalers of decorative ribbons, May Arts has been providing superior products and the highest level of customer service for over 25 years.
Each day one of the May arts design team members and Graphic 45 design team members will be posting projects using Graphic 45 and May arts ribbons. Please take the time to visit their blogs, I have made each name a link which will take you to their blog.  Please leave comments for each member. My project will be on my blog on Monday USA time.
Monday, December 12th

Lynette Carroll
My turn:
Jane Tregenza
JackandCat Curio
Candy Rosenberg
Latrice Murphy

Tuesday, December 13th
Ellen Sosnoski
Laura Denison
Charlene Driggs
Melaine Forbes
Jen Shears

Wednesday, December 14th
Gloria Stengel

Thursday, December 15th
Jinky Kowalski
Sherry Cheever
Britta Swiderski
Hilde Janbroers
Karen Baker

Friday, December 16th
Graphic 45 will be giving away two amazing bundles of Goodies, by leaving a comment on the DT Members Blogs you will go into the draw for one of the prizes. Remember the more comments you leave the greater your chance of winning. Leave a comment on Graphic 45's facebook page and go into the draw to win the second prize. I will also be giving away a different bundle of goodies, so be sure to leave a comment on my blog for a third chance to win.
thanks for looking


  1. Wowsers Jane, thanks for the Paris chippies - will be watching for the postie.... Looking forward to the Blog Hop - love your work... Hugs x

  2. Love to win those wonderful goodies.

  3. I'm so excited about the Graphic 45/May Arts blog hop! Two of my favorite companies! Woo Hoo!

  4. Thanks so much for the chance to win from these 2 fine companies.

  5. What a great collaboration of companies! Thanks for the chance to win!

  6. Graphic 45 and May Arts - 2 wonderful, wonderful companies with loads of wonder in their collections!

  7. Love that Graphic 45 teamed up with May it

  8. I just love it! Thank you for the inspiration!

  9. Thank you for the chance to win! What a great combo...Graphic 45 and May Arts!

  10. Thanks for the blog list for the week. Looking forward to winning one of the prizes!

  11. Sounds terrific! Can't wait to hop along.

  12. Inspiring!! I'm thrilled to have a new blog to follow!

  13. Enjoyed looking over your blog. Thanks for being part of this blog hop. E. Valencia

  14. Love to Hop... meet the greatest people, lots of inspiration and a chance to win wonderful goodies!
    Crafty Holiday Hug,

  15. Hi Jane- So nice to be introduced to your blog during the G45 and May arts Blog Hop! Thanks for participating- I'm very inspired by your blog!


  16. Thanks for taking part in this hop :)
    roseyandbasil @

  17. Thanks for participating in this weeks hop.

  18. Nice, nice, nice. I hope that I win..

  19. I love your work. The Christmas collage is beautiful. I also loved your use of Graphic 45's tin container and round album and the ABC papers. I am going to try that my idea myself. Happy Holidays!

  20. YEAH!! I LOVE the details!! I LOOK forward to all of the fun to come this week!! THANKS for the chances to win!! =)

  21. This should be such a wonderful week!

  22. This project is absolutely amazing. I would love to learn these techniques.

  23. Your tole project is just amazing, I love Christmas and that canvas turned out just beautiful. Wish I knew how to tole, Thanks for the inspiration, I'm having fun blog hopping.

  24. Very interesting what you've done with Graphic 45. I've always wondered how to use it because it is way too pretty to cut up or cover up...I always thought I would rather paper my walls with it so I could enjoy the whole paper.

  25. Absolutely beautiful work!

  26. Fantastic layout! Thank you for sharing! Sara T

  27. New follower* Your work is exactly what fits to my personality, hope to see more!

  28. What a fun week! I have been hopping around all week getting so many ideas and getting more and more determined to get my hands on these G45 papers! I hope G45 never stops printing any of thier collections, as they are all timeless and every collection is more fascinating than the last. To win a goodie package would mean the world to me, I just may cry. Adoring what you have created, so vintage and classy. Have a nice weekend!!