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Graphic 45 Design Team Audition 2015

 Welcome to my blog, The Paper Lover!

I am a self proclaimed paper addict, my favorite paper line being Graphic 45. I love how versatile all their papers are, and how I can use them for anything at all.

I started out scrapbooking at the age of sixteen. I am now twenty-three, and I have since discovered tag making, cards, canvas, and fixing up old things I find at thrift stores. Thanks for stopping by! -Altina
This box was one I found at a local goodwill for $3.00. It begged to be updated with the gorgeous Birdsong paper. I also made a paper fan to go inside.

This card I made using some scraps I had from the Once Upon a Springtime line.
I made this canvas as a going away gift for a friend.  This tag was made using Botanical Tea, and I custom hat pin that I made. This was pinned to Graphic 45's Pinterest board.

This layout was one I did as a featured designer for
This memo board was another thrift store find. I had to completely redo the whole board. The pockets had heart shaped cutouts that needed to be covered, and I also had to redo the corkboard. This was my first item outside of a basic box that I ever altered.

My very first easel card.

I LOVE all things Steampunk, so here are a few of my favorite projects.


  1. Altina, Thanks for sharing your lovely work with us! We love your fun embellishments. Thanks for applying for our Design Team. Happy Papercrafting! ~ Charee & Joanna


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