So strange, but in the past week I’ve had a really high number of questions from people wanting to know how to make those gorgeous Scalloped Flowers that are on page 123 in the Stampin’ Up! catalog that came out on July 1st. (click here to download the pdf version of the catty)
I figured with that many questions, I’d better 1) figure out how to make them, and 2) get a tutorial together!
After some playing around, I was finally able to duplicate the blossoms pictured in the catalog. I also came up with a fun card sample that features the new Newsprint Designer Series Paper (117166) and the new Antique Brads (117273). We’ll be making this card at Stamp Club with Meg this month–if you’re in central Illinois and want to join us on the evening of August 11th or August 12th, let me know!
Scallop Circle Scored Flower Tutorial: (here goes!)
Step 1: Punch two of the 2 3/8″ Scallop Circles (or another scallop circle, from the Big Shot Scallop Circle Dies or the smaller Scallop Circle Punch).
Step 2: Score both Scallop Circle pieces across the center between every scallop pair. The finished scoring looks like a big asterisk (*).
Step 3: Use scissors to cut one of the score lines from the edge of the card stock to the center.
Step 4: Beginning at the cut line, fold back and forth on each score line in a zig-zag pattern. Continue all the way around the scallop circle piece.
Step 5: When both scallop circles are cut and folded, arrange them so that the folds on one half end facing up and the other half end facing down, as shown.
Step 6: Add adhesive to one of the last folded ends and hook the two flower halves together.
Step 7: Add an Antique Brad to the center of the flower (or other embellishment).
Then add to a card and decorate as desired! Thanks to Stampin’ Up! artists for putting this fun flower in the catalog!
Stamps: Perfect Punches (117022 wood mount or 120516 clear mount)
Inks: Basic Black
Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black, Very Vanilla, Newsprint Designer Series Paper (117166)
Accessories: Crochet Victoria Trim (118481), Basic Black Satin Ribbon (117285), Basic Black 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon (119261), Antique Brads (117273), Smooch Accent Ink Moonlight (119969), Big Shot Die Cut Machine (113439), Big Shot Top Note Die (113463), 2 3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch (118874), Scallop Oval Punch (119856), Paper Cutter (104152), Scoring Blade Refill (104154)