How to Make a Graphic 45 by the Sea Wall Hanging

By the sea is a great graphic 45 collection with some fabulous coordinating stamps. It is fabulous for summer themed projects like my wall hanging.

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How to Make a Graphic 45 by the Sea Wall Hanging
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Cut out four base shapes using cereal boxes or heavy card stock ,using you favourite die and big enough for the stamps you have chosen

Cut out four base shapes using cereal boxes or heavy card stock ,using you favourite die and big enough for the stamps you have chosen

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Add a texture paste background using your favourite stencil. Tim holtz layering stencils harlequin and bubble used here. Allow to dry.

Add a texture paste background using your favourite stencil. Tim holtz layering stencils harlequin and bubble used here. Allow to dry.

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Spray mist two of the backgrounds in blue . Allow to dry.

Spray mist two of the backgrounds in blue . Allow to dry.

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Spray mist two of the backgrounds in red. Allow to dry.

Spray mist two of the backgrounds in red. Allow to dry.

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Stain two 1 3/4 inch square pieces of burlap blue. Fray edges if desired. Allow to dry.

Stain two 1 3/4 inch square pieces of burlap blue. Fray edges if desired. Allow to dry.

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Stain two 1 3/4 inch square pieces of burlap red. Fray edges if desired. Allow to dry.

Stain two 1 3/4 inch square pieces of burlap red. Fray edges if desired. Allow to dry.

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These are the BY THE SEA I have chosen for my accent stamped images. There are others in the sets you could choose from.

These are the BY THE SEA I have chosen for my accent stamped images. There are others in the sets you could choose from.

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The stamp technique is heat embossing. Stamp images with embossing ink on coloured card stock. Apply powder, any red or blue. Shake excess off. Heat to melt powder to form images. Then fussy cut.

The stamp technique is heat embossing. Stamp images with embossing ink on coloured card stock. Apply powder, any red or blue. Shake excess off. Heat to melt powder to form images. Then fussy cut.

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Cut 4 squares at 2 x 2 inches from the by the sea 8 x 8 paper pad. Distress edges using a distressing tool or similar.

Cut 4 squares at 2 x 2 inches from the by the sea 8 x 8 paper pad. Distress edges using a distressing tool or similar.

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Cut 4 rectangles at 3 x 2 1/2 inches from the by the sea 8 x 8 paper pad . Distress edges using a distressing tool or similar

Cut 4 rectangles at 3 x 2 1/2 inches from the by the sea 8 x 8 paper pad . Distress edges using a distressing tool or similar

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Cut 4 card stock rectangles (2 blue and 2 red) measuring 3 1/2 x 3 inches. Corner chomp or round all corners.

Cut 4 card stock rectangles (2 blue and 2 red) measuring 3 1/2 x 3 inches. Corner chomp or round all corners.

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Begin adhering layers in the correct order. Start with card stock then distressed rectangles and then adhere textured die cut shapes. Be sure to use strong tape or wet glue

Begin adhering layers in the correct order. Start with card stock then distressed rectangles and then adhere textured die cut shapes. Be sure to use strong tape or wet glue

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Next adhere the distressed squares in a diamond position.

Next adhere the distressed squares in a diamond position.

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Finally adhere the burlap layers and the position the stamped images as desired. I find wet glue is best for these two layers.

Finally adhere the burlap layers and the position the stamped images as desired. I find wet glue is best for these two layers.

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Cut chip board background at 8 1/4 inch square and line with strong tape.

Cut chip board background at 8 1/4 inch square and line with strong tape.

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Cover chip board with card stock blue used

Cover chip board with card stock blue used

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Cut pattern paper at 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 square ( 12 x 12 inch sheet used ). Adhere centrally to the card stock covered chip board.

Cut pattern paper at 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 square ( 12 x 12 inch sheet used ). Adhere centrally to the card stock covered chip board.

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Add ideaology corners to all corners . Bend flaps over and hammer flat on reverse to secure in to position

Add ideaology corners to all corners . Bend flaps over and hammer flat on reverse to secure in to position

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Adhere the 4 layered units on to the covered chipboard base as pictured. Ensure they are equidistant and central. Use strong tape or wet glue.

Adhere the 4 layered units on to the covered chipboard base as pictured. Ensure they are equidistant and central. Use strong tape or wet glue.

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Use the by the sea compass stamp and form image using embossing ink and the heat set vintage photo distress powder.

Use the by the sea compass stamp and form image using embossing ink and the heat set vintage photo distress powder.

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Cut around stamped compass image leaving a small border. Make a hole in the centre.

Cut around stamped compass image leaving a small border. Make a hole in the centre.

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You will need two compass hands , metal gear and long brad.

You will need two compass hands , metal gear and long brad.

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Make up the compass unit as shown and anchor in the centre of the wall hanging. Position the clock hands in a cross formation.

Make up the compass unit as shown and anchor in the centre of the wall hanging. Position the clock hands in a cross formation.

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Add brads in the corners of each stamped unit as shown.

Add brads in the corners of each stamped unit as shown.

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