Thursday, February 2, 2012

Easy Scallop Die Cut

 HI Friends! For along time now I have made my own scallop die cuts. Here is a quick glance at how I made the one for my recent layout.

*Cut 2 printed paper circles of the same size.
*Cut 1 circle a bit smaller. This will be the backing
* Cut the patterned paper according to the size you want. I wanted the floral to be a bit a bit larger. You can also cut it vertically!
*Adhere the paper to the base circle


* Ink the edges to give it a finished look!

 *I decided to place a ribbon across the seam ! You can any use anything to cover up the seam! Be creative!

* Adhere the ribbon with 2 sided tape, leaving a bit overhang on the sides. This will wrap around the back. 

 *Punch , Punch , Punch. You can use ANY shape! Be Creative!
 Glue circles/shapes to back, spacing them evenly. If you are off a bit.. stick a flower over it!!
 * Here is the finished product
I know this is probably a well known way to make die cuts.. but i thought I would post it anyway, as I do it all the time! It saves tons of money & makes use of supplies on hand!
Thanks so much for stopping by! I really appreciate it!

9 comments:

April said...

I love doing this Lynn! I've done a couple of cards using this method and it always works great. ;)
- April

Micupoftea~ said...

Cute, cute! Simple but SO effective! TFS~

A SASSY SCRAPPER said...

Thanks for sharing this great technique, Lynn!

Meg Giroux said...

Great idea Lynn!!!!! Thanks for sharing!

Izzyb said...

Great tutorial. I have done this before but it's been a long while. Thanks for the reminder. I so LOVE the look. You always have such great ideas, Lynn. So glad you posted this.

Cindy Gay said...

Super pretty! Love the layout too. TFS the method!

Pearl said...

now that is a super idea we can all try for sure ! never thought of doing this at all !

Thanks soo much for sharing , Lynn ! awesome !

Cathy Lane said...

Well now why have I never thought of that??? This is a fantastic idea..gonna try ASAP!! Thanks Lynn!! very creative and innovative :))x

Robin said...

So easy- never even thought of it. Thanks for the tip.

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