Friday, April 5, 2013

GRAPHIC 45 TOP 30 !! ME :)

Well, to say im shocked would be an understatement. I woke to the news this morning that I have made the final 30, in the Graphic 45 Design team audition. I am so excited, but, very nervous as well. Especially when I see the talent of the other 29 finalists.
You can check out my application here

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Okay, here it is! The 30 finalists (in alphabetical order) of the Graphic 45 2013 Design Team are...
Click on the hyperlinks below to check out our finalist's Graphic 45 design team auditions!
1. Alberto Ju├írez – Spain
2. Amy Voorthuis – Netherlands
3. Andrew Roberts – Australia
4. Ann Charoonpaisal – Thailand
5. Anne Elisabeth Rostad -Norway
6. Annette Green – USA
7. Arlene Cuevas - USA
8. Arumdati Wardhani – Indonesia
9. Candy Rosenberg – USA
10. Chie Nakao – Japan
11. Clare Charvill - United Kingdom
12. Denise Hahn - USA
13. Denise Johnson – USA
14. Evgenia Petzer –South Africa
15. Gini Williams Cagle –USA
16. Karen Shady – Australia
17. Maiko Miwa – Japan
18. Maria Cole – USA
19. Miranda Edney – USA
20. Monica Edwards – USA
21. Nichola Battilana – Canada
22. Olga Struk – Ukraine
23. Rhea Freitag – USA
24. Ria Nirwana – Indonesia
25. Romy Veul – Netherlands
26. Patti Senter – USA
27. Sabrina Radeck - Canada
28. Shell Carman – Australia
29. Stacy Rodriguez – USA
30. Susan Lui – Singapore

Congratulations to our 30 finalists! We are so excited to see what the final round will bring! Here are the instructions for what is required for the final round! We are thrilled to see your final projects and we wish you all the best of luck in the final round!


  1. Congrats! I am so happy for you! I will try out again next year I guess..Can't wait to see your final projects~

  2. Such fantastic news Karen! Woohoo! You totally deserve it!

  3. You rock Karen!! Congrats! I had no doubt that you be in the finals!!! xo

  4. Congrats surprise as your projects were stunning! Best of luck to you!

  5. Wooo HOOOOO!! Congrats my friend! You can do it!! This is right up your alley...x

  6. Well done Karen.. what a list of talented scrappers!! All the best with the next round!

  7. Well, if you like their papers so much , it is already a big PLUS. I aw what you made, super gorgeous. But I have to admit that there are 29 talented ladys more. Oh my, how exciting for you. I hope you make it!!

  8. Big congrats Karen! Great news:) Now go and nail the next part and bring this baby home ;-) You can do it!!! Good luck!

  9. wonderful news, congrats, crossing my fingers for you :)

  10. Congratulations Karen! Fingers (and toes) crossed for you. xx

  11. Wow fantastic ! Many congratulations and I am sure you can do it!

  12. WOOHOO!! Congrats!! I'm still flying high after the announcement LOL!! Fingers crossed we are both on the next list ;-) XXX

  13. Congrats Karen. This is so awesome. And not many Aussies in there so you HAVE to win
    I am sure you will be on the next list....fingers and toes crossed for you. x

  14. Congratulations, Karen! This is such amazing news!!!!

  15. Woohoo, congratulations!!! I hope the next step of the process has been a good one for you ;).