Scrapbook Supply Savvy: Cut Cardstock Buttons using Decorative-Edge Scissors

by Megan Hoeppner

Add fashionable flair to your scrapbook pages using decorative-edge scissors and stamped cardstock (or patterned paper) from your stash. You have a world of button bits waiting to be made, and you’ll also be making the most of those leftover scrapbooking supplies. Here’s how it’s done:

1. Stamp cardstock.



2. Cut square using decorative scissors.



3. Punch holes, and thread. 



Here's how it looks on a finished layout:

Dinner at a Diner scrapbook layout by Kelly Purkey

Dinner at a Diner by Kelly Purkey.Supplies: Cardstock, adhesive, brads, pen, and stickers: American Crafts; Patterned paper: BasicGrey, Hambly Screen Prints, and Studio Calico; Decorative scissors and punches: Fiskars Americas; Stamps: Hero Arts and Studio Calico; Other: Decorative tape and ink.


Click "play" below to see me demonstrate this technique in a video.

Learn to create felt borders and cool torn edges using your decorative-edge scissors with our additional videos.


Related Links:

Guide to Decorative Edge Scissors

Make the Most of Leftovers

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