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Monday, July 4, 2016

My DrEAm CoME TrUe..G45 DT!


Hi all!!... I almost forgot!.. My First post as a Graphic 45 Designer!!  I'm so happy to be part of this beautiful brand.. It take time and consistency but if you dream it you can make it true!

Hola a tod@s.. Con tantas cosas en mi vida por poco lo olvido!! Mi primer post como diseñadora de Graphic 45.. Estoy muy contenta de ser parte de esta maravillosa marca.. Me tomo tiempo y ser consistente, pero si lo sueñas lo puedes hacer real!


This is my very first assignment .. It has to have a photo of ourselves and here is my project a Layout in a Canvas!

Esta es mi primera asignación... Teníamos que hacer un proyecto que llevara una foto de nosotras así que yo hice este Layout-Canvas!


If you want to see more.. go to G45 website and you can see the complete presentation and also the TUTORIAL how I make it!!

Si quieres ver mas.. Ve a la pagina de G45 y ahi puedes ver la presentacion completa y tambien el TUTORIAL de como lo hise!!!!


Also make sure to mark your calendars .. JULY 8th! my next post at G45 blog!!!

Tambien te comento que marques tu calendario... JULIO 8 sera mi siguiente entrada en el Blog de G45!!!! Te espero!

Thanks for your sweet comments.. Gracias por sus dulces comentarios!!

Hasta pronto!



Wednesday, June 29, 2016

LoVe YoU MoRe..




Hi Girls .. Long time since my last post!! I know but it was for a reason.. so this time I want to show you one card I did for a special person..

Hola Chicas.. Ya hace tanto desde mi ultimo post.. Ya saben en que he andado.. asi que bueno.. Les quiero mostrar esta tarjeta que hise para alguien especial!


I used a Graphic 45 Voyage Beneath The Sea Paper Collection.. believe it or not it is a very romantic paper! 




Use la coleccion Voyage beneath The Sea de Graphic 45 aunque no lo crean es un papel muy romantico!


I fussy cut some of the images and use the card I love you more than all the fish in the sea.. hahaa.. It's perfect because now I'm living at the beach.. 

Corte a detalle algunas de las imagenes y use la tarjeta que dice "Te amo mas que todos los peces del mar" jajaa.. Queda perfecto ahora que estamos viviendo en la playa..


Inside I just add more paper.. using the 6" x 6"  pattern/solid paper from the same collection
En el interior agregue mas papel.. use el pad de 6"x6" pattern/solid de la misma coleccion


Thank you all for coming to my blog and for your sweet comments.. I hope I can post something new soon!! stay tuned! 

Gracias a todas por venir a mi blog y por sus dulces comenarios.. Espero pronto mostrarles algo nuevo.. esten en contacto!



Saturday, April 16, 2016

Graphic 45 Design Team Audition - Final Round


Hi All.. This is my submission for the Graphic 45 Design Team Final Round and I'm so NERVOUS!! for those of you who follow me know how much I love Graphic 45 Papers, they are my all time favorite paper company the products are amazing and behind this brand is a wonderful family who runs the MOST respected paper company IN THE WORLD!!! Now you know why I'm so nervous?
So without further adieu, this is my submission of the three projects who represent my style as an artist.


Enchanted Backgammon ** 3D project Designed and Builded from Scratch.


Messenger Travel Bag ** Mini Album 


Classy and Fabulous ** Upcycled Paper Bag.

Here is my YouTube Video

                                          
                     I'll keep my fingers crossed, wear my brave vest and go after my dreams...
Good Luck to All.

Magda Cortez

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Graphic 45 Design Team Audition 2016




 Hi Ladies.. It is the time of the year! The Graphic 45 Design Team Audition!!!!! and I've decided to apply I would be so happy to be honored with a spot on the Graphic 45 Design Team! I would say.. Graphic 45 Dream Team!
I'm going to share three projects and the tutorial I have created for the first round, I hope you  like it and you can inspire as much as I do using the wonderful products from Graphic 45 but before I'm going to share with you a YouTube video where I show my Style..

Here is a Youtube video with some of my 2015 Graphic 45 projects.. 



Here is my first project
The Gramophone

I did this project from zero.. I made the design and the templates to come up with this beautiful Gramophone using the Good Ol' Sport Paper Collection.








Second Project
The Scallop.. Mini Lamp
For this project I did the Scallop which is a little version of the Nautilus from Jules Verne.. well it is my version.. I use a Plastic Christmas ornament, Sink Stoppers, little pearls and some Mixed Media techniques to give the look of an old submarine!

Lots of fussy cutting.. believe me.. LOTS! from the beautiful Voyage Beneath the Sea Paper Collection.







Third Project
Enchanted Tunnel
For this project I did a tunnel book inside and for the cover I decorated as an Old Story Book telling the story of dragons and Princess!
I love the result!










Tutorial
For my tutorial I altered a Vinyl Disc using the Ladies Diary Deluxe Collectors Edition 



Check out How to  Create a Graphic 45 Layout in a Vinyl Disc by Magda Cortez on Snapguide.




I would love this opportunity and thank you for the consideration.. wish me luck for the second round!!

sha la la...










Monday, March 7, 2016

DrEaM ScaPeS!!!



Hi Ladies.. I want to share with you this idea and I hope you like it!! I called Dream Scapes!!

Hola Chicas.. Les quiero mostrar esta idea y espero que les guste!! La llame Escape de Sueños!!!






Yes.. It is a Dream Catcher but in this case it is a Scape to all my Travel Dreams!!

Sii.. Es un Atrapa Sueños pero en este caso es el Escape a todos mis Sueños Viajeros!



I used the NEW Graphic 45 City Scapes Paper Collection! it is beautiful and it goes perfect with this project.

Use la NUEVA colección de Graphic 45 "City Scapes" es hermosa y va perfecta con este proyecto!



Also I did the flowers with the Tim Holtz Die.. 
Tambien hice las flores y use el troquel de Tim Holtz..



Chipboards the Keyhole and the beautiful Brads who are part of the Graphic 45 Staples.. I love how it looks!

Los chipboards la cerradura y esos hermosos brads son parte de los embellishments de Graphic 45.. Ame como se ve!



I cut the feathers with my Silhouette Cameo .. then I distress a little to give more texture and finished with those adorable micro beads in bronze.

Corte las hojas con la Silhouette Cameo.. Luego les puse un poco de distress para dar mas textura y las termine con esas adorables micro beads en color bronce.



What do you think? It is time to let the adventure begin?

Que piensas?? Es tiempo de que empieze la aventura?



I hope you like my Dream Scape and you can have inspiration.. it is so easy and it is a beautiful home decore!!
Thanks for coming to my blog and for your sweet comments!
see you soon!

Espero que te haya gustado mi "Escape de Sueños" es muy facil y es una hermosa decoracion para la casa!!!
Gracias por venir a mi blog y por sus dulces comentarios..
Nos vemos pronto!!



Friday, February 19, 2016

BeAuTiFuL ButTeRfLieS!!!





Hi Ladies!! That's me again!!  I will show you this time this mini album in a box! let me tell you this box is from Graphic 45 Staples!!!!
I used the beautiful Botanicabella Deluxe Collector's Edition from Graphic 45 I'm in love!


Hola Chicas.. Soy yo de nuevo y esta vez les voy a mostrar este mini album que hice con la colección Botanicabella Deluxe Collector's Edition de Graphic 45... y la caja para alterar de Graphic 45 Staples.. son maravillosas!


Those butterflies are beautiful.. yes! beautiful.. beautiful .. beautiful!!! 




Ame esas mariposas.. son hermosas.. hermosas.. hermosas!!!




This mini album is perfect for a romantic gift.. so delicate and elegant!


Este mini album es perfecto para un regalito super romantico y elegante!




Here you can have a better view of the mini album.. layers and layers of paper, stickers and chipboard.. and of course the beautiful butterflies give the 3D touch .. they look like if they are going to fly!


Utilize muchas mariposas y les di un efecto 3D para que pareciera que van a volar.. no me canso de decirles que estan hermosas!


Thanks for coming to my blog and for your sweet comments.. Gracias a todas por venir a mi blog y por sus dulces comentarios.. 

See you soon!! Nos vemos muy pronto!