Scrapbook Pages With Punch

by Lori Fairbanks

 

 

scrapbook layout

Autumn Splendor by Ann-Marie Morris for American Crafts. Supplies: Cardstock, patterned paper, punches, stickers, brads, pen, and adhesive: American Crafts.

 

Fashion Punched, Layered Accents

Use your border punches and basic shape punches together to create layered accents. The decorative edges of the border punch will add appealing depth and eye-catching detail to a basic circle accent. You'll find these accents very versatile-the simple shape will complement virtually any layout and you can customize the look by the cardstock, patterned paper, and border punch you choose.

 

Follow these easy steps to create punched, layered accents:

scrapbook technique step-by-step instructions

1. Punch a circle from a piece of cardstock or patterned paper.

 

scrapbook technique step-by-step instructions

2. Using the same paper, punch several strips using border punches.

 

scrapbook technique step-by-step instructions

3. Layer the punched border strips on the circle.

 

scrapbook technique step-by-step instructions

4. Trim around the circle to remove excess paper.

 

scrapbook technique step-by-step instructions

5. Adhere the circle to your layout.

 

See another terrific technique you can do using your punches in the "Tips & Tricks" article of our September 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

 

Need more punches? Enter our Punch Sweepstakes for a chance to win. Hurry, contest closes September 30, 2011.

 

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