Featured Company: Graphic 45 – 04 29 2015


This week we’ve got a great project to share with you from one of our favourite regular featured companies  Graphic 45

Graphic 45 Designer – Solange Marques

Our Graphic 45 Guest Designer for this week is Solange Marques who is part of the 2014/2015 Graphic 45 Design Team. You can see Solange’s fabulous project below, but first, here is a little more about her.

SolangeMarquesProfilePic-250W-04292015Hi, my name is Solange Marques and I’m happy to be here at Paper Crafter’s Library today!

I live in Curitiba and I have been in love with a scrapbooking since 2004. I am married to John for over 31 years and have five children: Camila (30),  Alexandre (28), Bruno (25), Gabriela (20) and Miguel (14). We also have a granddaughter: Clara (6) and one grandson, Samuel (4), they are always present in my creations.

I graduated in Architecture and Fine Arts (perhaps that explains my huge passion for paint and their constant presence in my projects. I have been working in a bank as a jewelry appraiser for 26 years.

In a scrapbook layout I love mixing techniques, mainly involving paints and textures (watercolor, acrylic paint, modeling paste and a lot of mediums). I consider myself a mixed media artist and I love the artsy style!

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Altered Clipboard

For my project today I created an altered clipboard.  You can see some close up photos below.





Project instructions:
– Cover the clipboard with G45 papers.
– Apply a layer of Acrylic Gesso and remove the excess using  baby wipes.
– Cut out some elements of G45 ABC Primer collection and glue them on the clipboard.
– Using a brush, outline the figures shadowing them to get more depth.


G45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition Papers
G45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition Stickers
G45 ABC Primer Deluxe Collector’s Edition Chipboards
Acrylic Gesso
Mini clipboard
Baby Wipes


Thank you Solange!

We hope you have enjoyed today’s feature. We want to extend a sincere thank you to Solange Marques  for her fabulous project and Graphic 45 for sharing their company with us. Be sure to visit Graphic 45 to see more of their products and their blog for some inspiration!

Happy Crafting!

8 replies on “Featured Company: Graphic 45 – 04 29 2015”

  1. I have a pinterest board specifically for altered clipboards and this one is just gorgeous.

  2. I love all the Graphic 45 papers, but I think Halloween is my favorite season. The new oddity collection has caught my eye. I am looking forward to buying it!

  3. Gracias por compartir,voy ha hacerlo el proyecto ,cuando este terminado te lo mandaré por gmail.Te escribo desde Barcelona

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