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May 07, 2014

Inspire Awe with Graphic 45 Altered Art

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Happy Wednesday! Thanks for joining us today on the blog. Who loves altered art? We certainly do here at Graphic 45! We have two wonderful projects for you today. Alberto Juarez Diaz shares a By the Sea compass box with a brilliant mini album inside. Then, Anne Elisabeth Rostad has a fabulous Couture handbag and tutorial. Enjoy this fun day of altered art!

Alberto has the most incredible creative style. His projects are always so dynamic and filled with color and dimension. You are going to fall in love with his By the Sea altered compass box!

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Supply list

By the sea paper:
By the sea
Pier 45
Gathering Seashells
Sand and surf
Stamped metal brass
Grunge Paper
Walnut stain Distress Stain
Metallic Brads
Ginas design, Steampunk kit

Anne always comes up with such gorgeous projects, but also great ideas for gifts! She has a wonderful tutorial for this altered Couture hangbag as well. Love the rich colors.

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Anne's Youtube Tutorial

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Couture Altered Purse Tutorial

 

Measurements

2 - 12 x 12 patterned papers

Score at 1/2 - 3 1/2. Turn around and score at 2 ( 1 inch if you will save a strip for the handle. Then you cut the paper at 11 x 12)

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Cut of the x and cut the bottom line at 3 1/2 inch up to the meeting score line.

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Scor tape is strong and great to use for gluing the papers together.

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Then glue the other hinge together with the other side.

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Fold the flaps and glue together.

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Measurements for the handle and bottom reinforce.

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Make an arrow on the ends of the handles and glue on. Also use brads or staples if you are going to have some heavy stuff inside.

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Supply list:

Couture  collection, Cardstock banner and cardstock flowers from Graphic 45

Scor tape and board, May arts Ribbon, Xyron glue dots, magnets, Claudine Hellmuth multi matte and a black marker.

Big thank yous to Alberto and Anne for sharing their incredible altered art with us. Is there one you want to try? Join us tomorrow for more great ideas!

Happy Art Altering,

Graphic 45


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Comments

Had to get my daily dose to get me over the HUMP DAY!
And g45 never disappoints!

Gorgeous!!!

These altered projects are so fun. Couture just begs to be a purse doesn't it. By the Sea also needs to be made into a compass.

oh my such awesome projects here again today,. I absolutely love them both they´re soooo gorgeous and really great.

Great projects. The bag tutorial will be easy to follow. thanks! I need one for my Mom's day gift.

Very beautiful creations! LOVE altered projects!!

I love that lobster book.

wow these are both creative and gorgeous ! Great job

Fabulous projects. Love the compass box with the lobster mini inside.

I just love these.

The compass is awesome! What a great idea to have a mini book inside. tfs

The purse will be perfect for a gift I have for my daughter..thank you for sharing!

that compass with the mini album is truly artwork! i want one!! don't know if I could make one though!!!!! TFS!

Great projects

Love the bag idea, next on my todo list!!!

Great projects today! Gotta make the bag - so fun! Thanks!

these projects are fantastic! thank you so much for sharing your creativity!

Great projects! Love the purse! Thanks for sharing!

I am still somewhat new to papercrafting so I am amazed and inspired by these projects. Thank you!

Amazing creations today - love altered art, and the bag would be so fun to make!

Fabulous as always!!! Great bag tutorial for future gift giving! Thank you once again to the outstanding designers and to Graphic 45! Happy Hump Day everyone!

Wonderful creations I especially like Alberto project thanks for sharing

Thanks for the examples, always get great ideas from your blog!

Good golly! Just amazing :)

I really love that altered box! Awesome idea!

Fabulous projects! Thanks for the inspiration.

WOW! I love Alberto's By the Sea Compass Box! It's Beautiful.

I LOVE Alberto's Altered Art piece!!! What a wonderful masculine gift idea! The Couture bag is also quite awesome!!! Mother's Day and Father's Day solved in one blog post! TFS!

Beautifully designed and crafted projects, both feminine and masculine.Thanks for the creative inspiration.

Love this bag!

Oh Alberto strikes again! What an amazing piece, wonder what size compass is? The bag is so cute :))

Wonderful, creative projects!!

Thanks for the photo tutorial on making that handbag...a perfect way to present a gift. Very creative projects this week!

beautiful work!

You were right, I love By The Sea!!!!
What talent here.

I love the Compass box and album set...but where to find that box ? I checked Gina Designs but it was not there...So, if we have to make it ourselves a tutorial would be nice. Thanks for the great ideas !

Great projects. Thank you for the tutorials. Michelle t

Wow! Such brilliant and beautiful designs! Thank you!

These projects are amazing! TFS!

What awe-inspiring projects! Such details and beauty!

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