Guide to Decorative Edge Scissors

by Megan Hoeppner
Guide to Decorative Edge Scissors

Decorative-edge scissors are available in a variety of different styles, which means you have many options for conveying the moods you want on your scrapbook layouts. Take the guesswork out of matching the style of your layout to a scissors' edge using this supply-savvy guide.

 

guide to decorative-edge scissors: masculine

Masculine Cuts

The sharper angles of this cut will add a rugged touch to the pages about the guys in your life.

 

guide to decorative-edge scissors: playful

Playful Cuts

Add a whimsical touch to your designs with the loose ups and downs of this cut.

 

guide to decorative-edge scissors: homespun

Homespun Cuts

Use a pinked edge to create a quaint, handmade feel.

 

guide to decorative-edge scissors: classic

Classic Cuts

Cut a scalloped edge for a traditional look that never goes out of style.

 

guide to decorative-edge scissors: grunge

Grunge Cuts

Replicate a torn look for a layout with an edgy or aged appeal.

 

guide to decorative-edge scissors: elegant

Elegant Cuts

Create a classy feel with this design, which has a nice flow and balance of hard and soft lines.

 

For more on decorative-edge scissors, check out the "Supply Savvy" column in the January 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes.

 

Related Link:

Use Scallop Scissors to Create a Border

 

Appeared in:

January 2011

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I'll have to pull out
my scissors again. I got a postage stamp edge one that I've been wanting to use. Now's a good time!

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