Monday, March 7, 2011

Graphic 45 - Top 25 Finalists!!!

As many of you probably know, the announcement was made on Friday of the 25 FINALISTS for the 2011 Graphic 45 Design Team.  I have been sicker than a dog since Friday, so I am finally moving around enough to get to the computer and post the exciting list from the Graphic 45 Blog...

Okay, here it is! The 25 finalists (in no particular order) of the Graphic 45 Design Team are...

1. Amanda Phillips - Goose Creek, SC
2. Laura Denison - Maple Valley, WA
3. Jane Tregenza - Australia
4. Karen Wilson - Prescott Valley, AZ
5. Gloria Stengel - Oceanside, CA
6. Tara Orr - Canada
7. Michael Jack Putman and Lesley Fisher - Mesa, AZ
8. Sherry Cheever - Jeffersonville, IN
9. Jamie Dougherty - Ramona, CA
10. Hilde Janbroers - The Netherlands
11. Tracey Locher - Escondido, CA (Woooo Hoooo!!!)
12. Leica Forrest - Canada
13. Karen Bearse - Fairfax, VA
14. Lynette Carroll - Braintree, MA
15. Natalie Dever - Sheboygan Falls, WI
16. Nicole Eccles - Springboro, OH
17. Robin L. Shakoor - Fredericksburg, VA
18. Melanie Forbes - Australia
19. Nancy Wethington - St. Louis, MO
20. Jade Moore - Belleville, Il
21. Tonya A. Gibbs - Keystone Heights, FL
22. Tomoko Takahashi - Japan
23. Jason Jones - Whitesboro, TX
24. Jenny Svensson - Brakne-Hoby, Sweden
25. Yuka Hino - Japan

HOLY COW, WHAT A LIST!  Designers from 6 countries are represented on that list!  There are 10 of us currently on the team.  5 of us are auditioning for this next team and all 5 of us made the list.  I HAVE to get feeling better because I had a dream of my final project yesterday and I CAN'T WAIT to get started!  I have 4 days to create a new layout, card and project and mail it to the Graphic 45 offices for the final judging.  The new team will be announced on April 1st... AUGH... it is going to be a LOOOOOOONG few weeks!!!  CONGRATS to all the finalists and HAPPY SCRAPPING!!!

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