Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tips and Techniques - another use for your circle punches

Hello all!

I recently discover a new way to use a circle punch.  I often want to round the corners on a narrow strip of paper, as it looks really nice on a card with a sentiment stamped on it, or slightly large in strips on a layouts.  But i find that the centre gets really distorted when I corner round both the top and bottom of a narrow strip.

If you are having the same issue, try this...

Gather your supplies, a circle punch and a strip of paper about 1/4 inch smaller than the circle punch.
Slide the strip of paper into the punch from the bottom instead of the side.  So that you are only punching one side of the paper.  If your punch has a plastic cover on it, remove it for now.
 And this is what you end up with, a nice smooth curved edge.
Perefect right?

Thanks for stopping by!
Laura
xoxo

1 comment:

  1. Smart Tips and beautiful courses! You help me a lot and thank you!

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