How to Make a LO Box

Make this Layout Box using By the Sea Graphic 45 Collection

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How to Make a LO Box
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By the Sea Graphic 45 12" x 12" paper pad.

By the Sea Graphic 45 12" x 12" paper pad.

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You'll need a 12x12” cardboard, a black cardstock and this decorated G45 paper #4500899. Use double sided tape to stick the black cardstock on one side and decorated paper on the other side.

You'll need a 12x12” cardboard, a black cardstock and this decorated G45 paper #4500899. Use double sided tape to stick the black cardstock on one side and decorated paper on the other side.

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Ink the edges.

Ink the edges.

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Cut four pieces of cardboard 1 ½" x 12”.

Cut four pieces of cardboard 1 ½" x 12”.

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Use double sided tape to cover both sides with decorated paper.

Use double sided tape to cover both sides with decorated paper.

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Use a strong glue to asemble the pieces to the background

Use a strong glue to asemble the pieces to the background

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Repeat the process on all the four sides.

Repeat the process on all the four sides.

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Cut the little excess of the length of cardboard before glue all the pieces. It depends of how thick is the one you use.

Cut the little excess of the length of cardboard before glue all the pieces. It depends of how thick is the one you use.

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Fussy cut the elements you like from lovely Graphic 45 papers.

Fussy cut the elements you like from lovely Graphic 45 papers.

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More fussy cutting.

More fussy cutting.

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Cut some elements from another page #4500899

Cut some elements from another page #4500899

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These are the elements.

These are the elements.

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Curl lighthouse element with the help of a pencil as shown.

Curl lighthouse element with the help of a pencil as shown.

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This is the result.

This is the result.

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Glue the lighthouse on the background as shown.

Glue the lighthouse on the background as shown.

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Use some cutout elements to hide the bottom side of the lighthouse.

Use some cutout elements to hide the bottom side of the lighthouse.

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Glue one more piece of fussy cut elements.

Glue one more piece of fussy cut elements.

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Cut a piece of cardboard the same measures than your photo and four ½” strips to make a base for the photo.

Cut a piece of cardboard the same measures than your photo and four ½” strips to make a base for the photo.

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Use double sided tape to stick the photo to the cardboard and strong glue for the four strips. Let them dry.

Use double sided tape to stick the photo to the cardboard and strong glue for the four strips. Let them dry.

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Find an appropriate place to glue the photo.

Find an appropriate place to glue the photo.

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Mark a line with a pencil on the place where you are going to place the photo.

Mark a line with a pencil on the place where you are going to place the photo.

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Glue some cutout elements on the upper side of the line and right side.

Glue some cutout elements on the upper side of the line and right side.

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Use some 3D foam to stick some pieces so they will add dimension and depth.

Use some 3D foam to stick some pieces so they will add dimension and depth.

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Glue elements on the upper side of the photo frame.

Glue elements on the upper side of the photo frame.

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Glue the photo base to the background.

Glue the photo base to the background.

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Glue this cutout element starting from the right side and curling  a little the element to remain it in an upper layer.

Glue this cutout element starting from the right side and curling a little the element to remain it in an upper layer.

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Glue more cutout elements on the lower side of the photo.

Glue more cutout elements on the lower side of the photo.

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Glue more elements on the left side of the photo. Elements surround almost the entire photo.

Glue more elements on the left side of the photo. Elements surround almost the entire photo.

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You will need some ribbon and cord to make a decoration for the box.

You will need some ribbon and cord to make a decoration for the box.

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Start putting a clip on the ribbon so you'll glue it easily, then tie cord on the ribbon each 2” or 2 ½ “  to keep it together.

Start putting a clip on the ribbon so you'll glue it easily, then tie cord on the ribbon each 2” or 2 ½ “ to keep it together.

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Start gluing from  right to left following the line of cutout elements.

Start gluing from right to left following the line of cutout elements.

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You better glue the ribbon with a heat gun tool.

You better glue the ribbon with a heat gun tool.

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Repeat until reach the left side of the box.

Repeat until reach the left side of the box.

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Left side view.

Left side view.

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Add flowers or the embellishments you like.

Add flowers or the embellishments you like.

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Print your name on a cardstock.

Print your name on a cardstock.

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Fussy cut and glue on the background as shown.

Fussy cut and glue on the background as shown.

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To make the box frame cut four pieces of 12" x 1” and make a mark at 45º.

To make the box frame cut four pieces of 12" x 1” and make a mark at 45º.

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Cut the angle to form the corner.

Cut the angle to form the corner.

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Cut all the four pieces.

Cut all the four pieces.

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Use double sided tape to cover them with paper, only one side.

Use double sided tape to cover them with paper, only one side.

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Glue the angles and let them dry.

Glue the angles and let them dry.

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Add a cutout element gluing it on the inside of the frame.

Add a cutout element gluing it on the inside of the frame.

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These are two embellishments with ribbons and brilliant brads.

These are two embellishments with ribbons and brilliant brads.

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Glue the frame on the box and start gluing the embellishments. Left upper corner.

Glue the frame on the box and start gluing the embellishments. Left upper corner.

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Upper left corner.

Upper left corner.

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Lower left corner.

Lower left corner.

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Lower right corner.

Lower right corner.

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Lighthouse detail.

Lighthouse detail.

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Photo detail.

Photo detail.

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Children detail.

Children detail.

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To the beach sign detail.

To the beach sign detail.

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LO Box by the Sea Graphic 45 by Marina Blaukitchen.

LO Box by the Sea Graphic 45 by Marina Blaukitchen.

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