How to Create a Paper-pieced Fish

by Kim Jackson

Combine your circle stamps with punches and cardstock to create an adorable little fish for your summer swimming layouts. The simple shape and design of these accents makes them so easy, even your kids can make them.


12x12 scrapbook layout

Li'l Fish by Danielle Flanders, as seen in Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season, page 125.

How to Create a Paper-pieced Fish

Punch Out Circle

1. Punch a 2" circle from white cardstock. This will be the base of the fish, where you'll attach the scales.

Stamp small circles

2. Stamp 3 to 4 small circles on white cardstock using a light color of ink.


Punch out small circles

3. Punch out small stamped circles using a 1" pinked or scallop circle punch.


Cut small circles in half

4. Cut each of the small, punched out circles in half.

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