Create a Paper Piecing with Punches
Design by Valerie Salmon
Valerie used punched shapes to create the parrot and the birdhouse on this scrapbook page. She rotated the shapes to fit her needs.
Editor's Tip: Don't be afraid to trim your punches to fit your design.
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SOURCES Cardstock: Prism Papers (orange, red), Bazzill Basics Paper (all other). Patterned paper: American Crafts (stripe), Sassafras Lass (floral). Stickers: Adornit-Carolee's Creations. Chipboard accents: American Crafts (heart), Heidi Swapp (title). Ribbon: American Crafts (red), Autumn Leaves (green, blue). Felt trim: Creative Imaginations. Punches: Crafter's Toy Box (fork), EK Success (circles), Emagination (heart for beak), Marvy Uchida (small red heart), Stampin' Up! (oval for post), Fiskars (all other). Image-editing software: Microsoft Word.
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