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Recycle Packaging from Graphic 45 Staples!

While I was cleaning up all my art supplies the other day, I found the part of the packaging from the Graphic 45 drawer pulls I had used in one of my recent up cycles. I almost threw it away when the thought occurred to me that I should use it as a tag! So I set it aside until I had some free time to work on it.




So this.............



Became this......


I just love the way this turned out! I had the Artisan Style paper sitting in my collection for awhile and decided this would be the perfect thing to use it on!
For detailed instructions just check out my snapguide: Check out How to Recycle Graphic 45 Packaging With Artisan Style by Altina Robinson on Snapguide.




Thanks for stopping by!!
-Altina R.


Graphic 45 Design Team Audition-Round 2

Making round two has been an absolute dream come true. I have had the biggest smile plastered across my face from the very moment I found out.

 For round two I decided to make three projects that represented me as a designer. For this I choose two altered projects and a card.


 For my first project I was inspired to do an altered bottle after watching the movie Snow White. I am a HUGE Disney fan so Disney movies are heavy in the rotation when I put in a movie while I craft. I was inspired by the scene where the evil queen is mixing up her poison and you see all the bottles, melted candles, and cobwebs everywhere. Since I collect old bottles this felt like the perfect fit for me.


I painted the inside of the bottle using a mix of blue and black paint. I have painted the inside of bottles before, but let me tell you this was an experience! I normally just water down a little paint and then pour it inside and it works like a charm. This however did not. When I awoke the next morning all …

Tags and Good News!

Hi Everyone!! Just a quick post today, as I am neck deep in projects. I did receive some very exciting news last Friday!! I am in the top 30 for the Graphic 45 2016 design team!!
I was so excited I was walking around with a smile plastered all over my face all weekend.




I have a couple of tags I made over the last week I thought I would share. I've been playing around with some Ranger Adhesive Foil, and I'm liking the results.





Thanks for stopping by and wish me luck!
-Altina R.