How it works –

  • Each day for 16 days in a row we will be sharing a Christmas project with you along with a prize package. Leave a message under the blog post or under the facebook post for each post in order to be entered for all 16 prizes. Names will be drawn randomly and you can win more then once if you enter your name for more then one prize package! Winners will be announced on Dec 21st!

Day 10 of 16 days of giving – STARTS NOW!


On the 10th day of Christmas I decided to alter my favourite Christmas tea container! While I was at it a created a matching tree to decorate the tea tray I serve the tea on – why not! It’s Christmas! I even altered the tea bags by adding a die cut from graphic 45 to the ends. Everytime I pull these out – I SMILE!

Supplies: graphic 45 patterned paper, die cuts and trim, Clearsnap Fluid Chalk ink, Smooch Spritz and embossing powder, Spellbinders Nestabilities die cuts, Adornit Carolee’s Creations alphabet stickers, Stampin’ Up! border punch and edge distresser,  Mod Podge, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Thank you to graphic 45 for supplying us with this prize package.


It’s easy to win! Leave a comment here or on facebook or both! Whatever you like! You have 16 days to enter (Dec 20th at Midnight is the deadline)!

Did you enter all of our giveaways yet? TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO ENTER

Click the links below so you do not miss a single one!

Day#1 – Bo Bunny and Twiddleybitz giveaway

Day#2 – Karen Foster Design and BasicGrey

Day#3 – Three Bugs in a Rug

Day#4 – Fancy Pants Designs 

Day#5 – Glimpses by Signify Pink 

Day#6 – Prima Marketing

Day#7 – Harmonie

Day#8 – Bella BLVD

Day#9 – Nikki Sivils

Day#10 – graphic 45 (this one)

Day#11 – Cosmo Cricket

Day#12 – SEI

Day#13 – DCWV

Day#14 – Webster’s Pages

Day#15 – Quick Quotes

Day#16 – Impression Obsession

Merry Christmas and thanks so much for playing along. Winners will be announced tomorrow.

Jackie Signature


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    Oh I want this paper so much! A friend just made a beautiful mini album, gift bag and card with it! Love this!

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    This is spectacular! I love Graphic 45! I would be so grateful for this prize!

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    Love the old classic paper!!! This would make a terrific gift for a few of my friends. Thanks for the chance to win such wonderful prizes!!! Have my fingers, toes and eyes crossed!!!!

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    Becky Litz Reply

    Well who doesn’t love some Graphic 45?!?!?! Gorgeous! I love the little die cuts on the tea bags! You are so clever 😉

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    Ohh this is a stunning line! I am all about the vintage! Your altered tin and tree are fabulous and I know would look so pretty set out for guests during the holidays! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    I really love the colours in this package. I’m sure evryone would be excited to win this wonderful prizee!

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    Wendy Crowe Reply

    This has to be Graphic 45’s best collection ever! So pretty!!!

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    I love the colors!!! I wish everyday could be like Christmas…The best time of year..

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    Jennifer F Reply

    Thanks for the chance to win!! LOVE The vintage look of Graphic 45 papers!!!

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    love these papers too. this is amazing, thanks for the chance to win and Happy Holidays.

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    Cindy Matias Reply

    I love the rich colours of these papers. They would definately make some beautiful scrapbook pages of Christmas memories.

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    Charlene O. Reply

    My Mom goes nuts for Vintage anything. This would be an amazing prize pack to win – I could create so much for her! Cards, layouts, mini albums…oh the ideas are flowing! Thanks for the chance 🙂

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    Jenn Batdorf Reply

    This would look great in the heritage album i am about to start

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    Graphic 45 offers the most beautiful classy vintage papers out there!!! Thanks so much for yet another chance to win yet another wonderful prize!

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    I know you’ll think it’s odd, but these are my colors!
    Love them!

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    Melissa Mason Reply

    thanks to CS and Graphic 45 for the chance to win such beautiful paper.

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    love your little tea set. so lovely. I heart Graphic 45 in a big way!!!!

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    janet chinn Reply

    Wow this would be my chance tpo give Graphic 45 a go, I can see this with some of my pictures that I have of my parents christmases from before I was born!

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    AWESOME! Great inspiration (as usual)! Loving the tree in the background….

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    Gillian Murgic Reply

    What a great gift idea! I love the classic/vintage feel of the line.

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    The paper is gorgeous, just love the colors. Thanks for the chance to add this to my stash.

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    Seth Moeller Reply

    Awesome and accessible. I don’t know first thing about scrapbooking. I think I’d glue my finger to my eyelid. But, I have loved ones who do like it and now I know what to give them. Very helpful.

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    Wow, I love Graphic 45, nice colors. It looks like a fun pack! I really don’t have much Christmas paper left, so that would be wonderful!

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    Day 10 …. Christmas is getting so close. So much to do and I have a cold!

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    Betty Anne Orr Reply

    I love how you decorated the tea tray with the cute tree and box. Of course using fabulous Graphic 45 papers makes everything look fantastic. Thanks so much for the chance to win some of their papers.

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    I already know exactly what I am making with this when I win it!!! 😉 Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Love the traditional graphics on these papers! Great craftin’ project too!

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    What a lovely packet of papers – really different from most other Christmas lines, and i really love what you did with it!

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    Beatrice Lawson Reply

    Graphic 45 can do no wrong, really. They have the best vintage papers ever. But what amazes me is your awesome projects. The gift box yesterday was already incredibly, but decorating the tea bags? I am amazed.

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    Sheree Delaney Reply

    The paper is beautiful! The Christmas tree is a great idea!

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    Julie Patterson Reply

    I love this paper!!! It is so nostalgic and different from all the other lines out there!!! It is amazing what uses you can find for this paper!!

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    Maryanne Blahey Reply

    I love, love this paper, it is so festive. You can do so much with it!

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    Anita Price Reply

    such a clever idea!! the graphic 45 paper is just gorgeous!

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    Michelle Reaves Reply

    Woohoooooo! I love Graphic 45 Papers and Staples! Your altered Tea container is great!

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    Cathy Collins Reply

    although not a tea drinker, this is a great idea! Would make a cute gift for the tea drinker in your life!

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    Amber Haas Reply

    This is one of the nicest Chrismtas lines out there! thanks for the chance to win!

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    Danelle Lux Reply

    hhmm, guess I better go put the kettle on for a cup of tea! You inspired me once again!! Hehe

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    Stephanie Magee Reply

    I just love Graphic 45 — last year I did a mini-album out of that paper .. It is just so beautiful. I never visited your site before .. but really love it …. I have been on it for 45 minutes … there is just soooo much to see … Great ideas, inspiration and beautiful designs … Will be visiting you often … Thanks for the 16 Days of Christmas…

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    Those papers are just gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing another great prize!!

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    Shannon P. Reply

    What a cute idea! I know exactly what I can do for some teacher gifts! To go along with those awesome chocolate snowman bars.

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    Graphic 45 is the very best – and my very favourite! Thanks for the contest!

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    Graphic 45 is my favourite company! I would be over the moon to win this package, as I have found my LSS has already sold out of a lot of the CHristmas paper and I sooo wanted it!

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    Carrie Fletcher Reply

    Beautiful. I just subscribed to your magazine and I can’t wait till it comes.

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    Erin Sampson Reply

    This paper gives me heart palpitations!!! Its so Beautiful!!

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    Lovely package. I need some of this… I don’t think I have any Christmas paper and I’ve got some projects I could make with this.

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    Wonderful prize package… can’t go wrong with graphic 45 papers.

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    Rosemary Kibble Reply

    I really love this paper. The tree reminds me of ones I made in my younger years. Awesome project. Really like this one. Thanks.

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    Rhonda Bergen Reply

    This is a great prize.. Would love to win it.. Great for this years Christmas pics.. Thanks for the opportunity..

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    Wow, Graphic 45 is the ultimate Christmas paper collection. It would look great with photos from holidays of past and present. Jackie, your altered items are awesome. Thanks for letting me have a chance to win.

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    Dee Prather Reply

    LOVE Graphic 45!! I would love to win this prize. Thank you for the opportunity. 🙂

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    Julie Shearer Reply

    OMG. I love Graphic 45. Thank you for a chance to win. You are AWESOME.

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    Julie Shearer Reply

    OMG. I love Graphic 45. Thank you for a chance to win. You are AWESOME. lOVE the new papers.

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    laura hofsink Reply

    I love graphic 45. It is one of my favorite lines of paper products. I love the vintage look. What a great prize. Looking forward to making a tonne of projects with this. 🙂

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    Ohhhhhhh…….. so cute!! I love Christmas Tea – what a great way to decorate it!!

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    Ruth in OZ Reply

    WOW, 2 of my favs together, Graphic 45 and Christmas, thanks for sharing this, love it.

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    Yes, this Graphic 45 kit is very pretty! I’d love to win it. Thanks Canadian Scrapbooker and sponsors for all the great prizes!

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    Ella Conner Reply

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE Graphic 45 papers, etc. When they first came out I would drool over them and wanted to frame them for display in my house. I LOVE them even more today and can hardly wait for new designs to come out. I would LOVE to win a G45 package!

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    The G$% stuff reminds me of all the good things about Christmas! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Another gorgeous line from Graphic 45. Classic Christmas but original in typical G45 style. Love it!

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    Marilyn Ritchie Reply

    Graphic 45 — brings back amazing Christmas memories with potential to make great projects that might produce magical memories in the years to come. Thanks CS

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    Monique Ouellette Reply

    Wowzers! That paper looks gorgeous! The whole prize package sounds delightful!

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    What a fabulous idea!! The cut out on the tea bag is pure genius 🙂

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    I am so into Graphic 45 this year! Thanks for the chance to win it before I buy it 🙂

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    How exciting to have an opportunity to win Graphic 45! Thanks Canadian Scrapbooker.

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    wendy marshall Reply

    Thanks for the chance to win I love the magazine and the products your giving away are fantastic.

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    Awe, now you made me drewl on my computer! 🙂 Thanks so much for the opportunity to win!

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    These papers are almost to beautifull to cut and put photo’s on. I’d love to win them.

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    great prize package … what a blessing to be giving these prizes away!

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    Prospero's Daughter Reply

    What a great vintage feel. Never even heard of this company before.

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    Tonya Turvold Reply

    I love the vintage feel that Graphic 45 always offers. Their collection is amazing and beautiful for Christmas.

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    Ronda Tanner Reply

    I love this look! With Modern Times becoming so rushed and commercializing the Holidays, I love the feel of this line, this is what the Holidays are about! Thanx for the entry , Happy Holidays!

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    Amanda Wolf Reply

    I love the vintage look- and tea! This is a great paper pack!

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    Tina Stellato Reply

    Wow, simple vintage elegance. Thank you for the opportunity.

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    This is awesome! I love the paper and the tea container is a great idea. I’ll have to give this project a try, it will make a great gift

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    Terrie Moxam Reply

    Love the old world Christmas supplies. Almost takes me back to my youth.

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    Tracee Lamy Reply

    This paper is awesome, it remind me of when I was a child!

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    You cannot beat Graphic 45 for Christmas! A real designers’ paper!

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    OMGoodness How cute is all of that! Love your little ensemble and Love Graphic 45! Thank You so much for some great giveaways!
    ((Hugs)) Theresa

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    Tanya Wilson Reply

    Graphic 45 is my most favorite ever!!! this would be the best gift any girl could recieve! And by any girl, I mean ME!!!

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    Shirley Robertson Reply

    Absolutely beautiful. Would definitely love this prize

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    Donna Wizniuk Reply

    now we’re talking….the OLD in ME loves this kit(favorite so far)!

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    Janine O'Neill Reply

    Graphic 45 paper is to nice to use I love just looking at them!! Another item to add to my Christmas List!

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    Graphic 45 has always been a fav of mine! LOVE this and already know what I would do with it 🙂

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    Nancy Peterson Reply

    These would be perfect for a ‘traditional’ style project – the colours are so warm

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    deirdre myshaniuk Reply

    love that paper and it would make me smile to drink the tea!

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    Janet in the Jaw Reply

    I love everything G45! What a great gifting idea! TFS!

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    In a word, stunning! Such a great idea! I can see this working for coffee packets too! Love the idea.

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    Carmeltia Cousins Reply

    Graphic 45 creates some amazing products. Very nice……

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    Maureen Bosch Reply

    Oh I love Graphic 45 and I love this prize pack. Hope I win!!

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    I just love Graphic 45, my favourite paper!!! Old Fashioned Christmas in my house!!! Oh Yeah!!!

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    Kelly Kennedy Reply

    This would be perfect for my older pictures – which need to be scrapped!

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    Laura Lien Reply

    I think this is my favorite so far! Love what you did with these georgeous Graphic 45 papers!

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    This one makes me want to curl up in front of a roaring fire and drink cocoa.

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    Roxie Griffith Reply

    I love your tree and tea box! Thanks for the chance to win so I can try one of my own.

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    How cool to alter your tea box/container! love the vintage look and the matching tree!

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    Jackie Smith Reply

    What a cute tea box holder along with those great papers. I love the vintage feel!

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    My favourite Christmas paper and product. Vintage. Love, love, love.

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    Kathy Bumb Reply

    I love Graphic 45 products. They are my favorite. I am using them now for Christmas projects. Would love to win. Happy Holidays!

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    Beautiful old-world look to the paper. Love it! It was perfect for the tea box 🙂

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    Kelly Meier Reply

    This package says Christmas all over it. Nice dark warm colours…Love, love, love!! Thank you again for the chance to win!!!

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    Barb Pollock Reply

    Cute way to dress up your tea trolley. I love the vintage look of Graphic 45.

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    Dee Prather Reply

    This Graphic 45 is my “All time favorite” this season. Thank you so much for the opportunity to win such great prizes.

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    Lorraine Gassoff Reply

    what a perfect would be perfect for a gift from the heart . I love the looks of the “Old time paper” with the embellishments and color theme

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    Brenda (centralNYscrapper) Reply

    Cute project using some beautiful paper. I’d love to be the lucky winner.

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    Marianne Okrainetz Reply

    Love Graphic45’s papers this year. the project is wonder.

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    Look at all the wonderful paper… CS this is making my day, just looking at it makes me shiver.. so amazing

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    I like that version of a Christmas tree! at least you don’t have to worry about light burning out and trying to replace the sting when the tree is already decorated!!!

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    Barb Riley Reply

    Lost track of which ones I’ve commented on, so I’m making sure I do it now. My fave Graphic 45 line of all time!!!

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    Graphic 45 always has such elegant paper, thank you for a chance to win and HAPPY Holidays!

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    Lisa Harris Reply

    What beautiful projects using an absolutely gorgeous line! This Studio 45 collection is amazing!!!

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    Ok, the more I see, the more I LOVE!!! (And I’ve never even had most of the products in the prizes!) Thank you for the chance!!!

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    Tanya Dzyubenko Reply

    Such a beautiful package and one of my favorite company.

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    Graphic 45 always makes me smile and I just love their new Christmas Line, fingers cross that I will be the one you pick!!!! I would do the happy dance around the Christmas Tree!!!

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    ohhhh, thats pretty, don’t think I have any graphic 45 paper yet.

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    Nadine Lang Reply

    Wuhoooow, that rocks. What a great christmas gift for me 😀 😀

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    Fiona Rollo Reply

    Loving the traditional look of Graphic 45’s Christmas Emporium Paper. Thank you for the chance to win the beautiful prize package.

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    Awesome prize package. Thanks for a chance to win! I love G45 and this is the first time I’ve heard of the Canadian Scrapbooker. I’m going to have to check this magazine out!

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    I think this collection it the prettiest christmas collection ever! i would love to win it

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    Love, love this line from Graphic 45 but haven’t been able to get my hands on it!….yet!!!

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    Vintage Christmas reminds me of my parents and the way holidays were when we were little. It gives me a closeness to my parents who we celebrate with through these memories. Christmas is my favorite holiday so it would be super awesome to win these goodies! Good luck to all who enter this contest. Thank you for the opportunity. 🙂

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    I already love vintage designs, and these are just gorgeous!!!

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    Elena Pana Reply

    Gorgeous paper and project! I would love to win, can do a few more Holiday gifts using it!!! Never too late!

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    Christine Ranson Reply

    oh my goodness what an awesome project!!! LOVE Graphic45 🙂

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    Lynn Briggs Reply

    Oh I am definitely in on this one!! I am crazy for Graphic 45!

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    Tricia Greig Reply

    I love the traditional look 🙂 Reminds me of my childhood!

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    Nelda Deakins Reply

    Oh, I dearly love your project with this set of papers! Have looked all over for it but to no avail and its too late to order online now! Its on wishlist for 2012 for sure! Nelda in TN

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    Awesome prize package! Thanks to Graphic 45. I love the paper and embellishments they make. Thanks for sharing. love the covered tea box and tree. Happy Holidays

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    Graphic 45 is one of my favorites…love the vintage style and graphic designs!

  129. Avatar

    can sure make some pretty stuff with this beautiful prize package!!!

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    Michele Washburn Reply

    Love the vintage look of this line! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Lynn Mason Reply

    Love this line so much I made cards and 3 mini albums with it, the 8×8 paper packs rock!

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    Melinda Tate Mccall Reply

    Graphics 45 is a favorite of mine,love the vintage look of everything!! Cute projects,would sooooo love to win this one!! Thanks for the chance!

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    Leslie Strath Reply

    I love, love, love Graphic 45 and all the amazing things I see made out of their product. My first glimpse of Graphic 45 was in the Canadian Scrapbooker magazine I won at the Quick Quotes private reserve. You guys are the best magazine for scrapbookers by the best scrapbookers.

  134. Avatar

    i don’t know how i missed this but i’m trying to catch up!
    love your paper pattern tree! and the assortment of papers and tags looks great!
    merry christmas!

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    I just got my hands on some of this beautiful paper!I need more!Thank you so very much for this chance

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    Kellie Dignean Reply

    I’m picturing paper bag albums with this paper…dirty,inky fingers & tons of fun!

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    What a festive way to decorate your tea holder and bags. Love the tree too

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    Wendy Johnson Reply

    Love this! Would make a great mini album. I like the “traditional” feel of the patterned paper.

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    Chantal Coutu Reply

    I love the colours in this Christmas paper pack. They are nice and warm, and very versatile. 🙂

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    Lucinda Davidson Reply

    I Love bobunny,I have a lot of Beach photoes i could use this package for sure!!!