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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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Fabulous projects again today - but then G45 NEVER disappoints!

Awesome projects! The compass is AMAZING!

I love the compass box. How very creative and beautiful!

Thanks so much I love altered art projects.

I can't sail the ocean without my compass!

Wonderful projects! thanks for sharing.

A word for that compass altered box - A MAZE ZING!!!!!

great projects

How clever is the compass box and mini album! I need one! And the gift bag is lovely!

Just to much fun for words!

Both these are amazing! xx

Love the projects, and especially the gift back using the Couture line/collection. Beautiful paper. Glad I still have some left, and can give this a try.

Great projects today, thank you for the creative inspiration!! I love that handbag.

Love those. They're very beautiful.

Love these creations! Just beautiful....

What wonderful creations! I hope everyone who's under the weather feels better STAT!!! <3 you all at G45!!! xoxo

You NEVER disappoint!!

LOVE the altered compass and mini book! The gift bag is very cool, too!

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