How to Use McGill's Paper Blossoms Punch System

by Kim Jackson

Create detailed handmade flowers that perfectly complement your scrapbook layouts using McGill's Paper Blossoms punch system. By combining different punches to create your flower petals and centers, you can totally customize your look in no time at all.

McGill Paper Blossoms Punches - Dogwood

1. Follow the guide on McGill's website to determine which punches you need to create your flower. Here, we selected the Dogwood flower. Each flower on the website has a downloadable PDF of instructions on exactly how to assemble your chosen flower.


Punch shapes from paper.

2. Punch the shapes from your paper according to the instructions in your PDF. While the instructions list paper to use to create a realistic flower, feel free to mix it up to make a flower that coordinates with your scrapbook layout. Here, we used a patterned paper line from Echo Park Paper Co.


Cut flower.

3. Prepare flower pieces according to the instructions in your PDF. This may include cutting pieces apart.

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