Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Scallop punch flower

This is an entry for the Friday challenge on STV, I have had people asking me how I made the flower, so here is a short tutorial 

1. I used a SU 1,3/4 " scalloped circle punch, but you can use any make of punch, and experiment with different sizes. I cut out 9 circles.

2. Fold 8 of the circles in half, and then half again

3. Glue down one of the sides on all 8 of the circles, I use either Anita's or Ranger Glossy accents as the glue for making items like this.

4. I use small SU paperclips (they are supposed to be embellishments), leave for about 10 minutes to set. Please take note there is 1 circle in the picture not folded, this is the base for your flower.

5. I use a bone folder to open up the petals and press the glued edge to the base.

6. Stick down the first 4 petals to the base, and then the next 4 petals in-between the first 4  as shown

Add a bit of bling or a brad in the centre and you have a finished flower.

Thank you for stopping by 


  1. How well you've made this flower Alex, ever so nice to see how much you have improved & thank you very much for sharing your idea. love the card you've made xxx now I'll be picking up tips from you instead of you from me lol xxxx

  2. good demo chicken and worked out how to add blogs u like chicken xx