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Learn How to Create a Beach Box-Bog

Posted by Graphic 45 05/01/2019 14 Comment(s) Home Decor,Tutorials,Videos,

Whale, Hello G45ers!

Get ready for your Summer Beach trips with this DIY Memorabilia Beach Bag by Brand Ambassador, Yulia Kuznetsova.  Be shore to watch the step by step video tutorial on how Yulia transformed a Graphic 45 Book BoxBy the Sea - Deluxe Collector’s Edition and some fabrics into a cute little keepsake box that looks like an adorable beach bag.  This project is perfect for storing sand, seashells, and photos.  So grab a box and papers and create along with this #SimplyG45 tutorial. 


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By the Sea Box-Bag Video Tutorial

By Yulia Kuznetsova


“Hi, friends! Friends, do you like the sea or the ocean?

Today I will show you a beach bag that is easy and simple to make from ATC - book box. This bag will be a great gift if you put it in a gift certificate, memorable little things from the sea, movie tickets or a small gift. Be sure - the recipient will be delighted!



Tip: Use natural fabrics for such projects, they complement the marine theme.





I’ve also prepared a video tutorial for this project “How to make a beach bag for memorable little things”


Video Tutorial:

How to Make a Beach Bag by Yulia Kuznetsova for Graphic 45



Graphic 45 Supplies:

By the Sea - Deluxe Collector's Edition

ATC Book Box—Kraft

Antique Brass Stamped Metal Brads



Thanks for taking the time to stop and visit today. I hope you like my idea.” ~Yulia


What a great idea to add burlap and fabrics to paper projects.  Love how the texture adds depth and a real beachy feel.  Big thanks to Yulia for sharing this tutorial and beautiful box-bag!  We hope you try this project at home, and when you do be sure to share on Instagram using the #Graphic45 hashag.  


"All you need is love and the beach, and paper crafting!"


Happy Papercrafting!

14 Comment(s)

Sharon L Gulliksons:
05/01/2019, 11:18:01 AM

What a beauty this is. I LOVE this collection, and using the kraft background as is was a great idea. NICE

05/02/2019, 08:03:44 AM

Thank you Sharon!

Vanessa LeClear:
05/01/2019, 11:24:19 AM

Beautiful bag using one of my favorite collections! Thanks for the inspiration!

05/01/2019, 11:36:30 AM

Yulia, I love your G45 Beach Box-Bag!

Юлия Кузнецова:
05/02/2019, 08:04:38 AM


Regina Harrison:
05/01/2019, 12:19:27 PM

This is so cute. I want to make this for my Mom, the beach is her favorite place. Thank you for sharing.

She Fowl:
05/01/2019, 01:12:51 PM

What a cute little box. Need to make one for the little treasured collected while in Cape Cod.

Margaret R:
05/01/2019, 02:15:25 PM

I live by the sea, so I love all things beachy! This little beach bag is adorable!

Sue D:
05/01/2019, 03:26:13 PM

Perfect papers, fabrics and embellishments for this beach theme.

Martie Rollin:
05/01/2019, 03:32:39 PM

It truly amazes me that we each can use an item differently. I never would have thought to make a bag from this box! Thanks for this interesting idea using one of my favorite paper collections!

Ellen Haydon:
05/01/2019, 06:06:23 PM

Now that is a very useful item. I love the collection and want to use it more that once or twice.

Judy Phillips:
05/01/2019, 06:54:52 PM

What a darling little bag - how ingenious! Thanks for sharing with us!!

Юлия Кузнецова:
05/02/2019, 08:05:22 AM,

Thanks to all friends!

05/02/2019, 01:47:01 PM

Beautiful creation!

Sue MacFall:
05/02/2019, 02:53:04 PM

What a creative project this is - beautiful!!

Nancy Mac:
05/05/2019, 05:16:13 PM

What a super cute idea! One more great way to use G45 boxes. So clever and so adorable! Thanks for sharing your idea and your talent with us!

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