And I will bury my soul in a scrapbook, with the photographs there and the moths.
~Leonard Cohen

Monday, February 7, 2011

IOD Night Divine & **NEWLY RELEASED STAMPS** Plus a tutorial

So I have been absolutely loving my IOD/Unity stamps...here is a layout in which I used touches of the Provencial Collection "My Dear" stamp set.
The papers are from IOD "Night Divine".

**In this post I will also be sharing a tutorial on how to make the pleated scalloped border on the circle...VERY EASY to do!

I handmade all the flowers to coordinate to the layout..lately I have been very stuck on making flowers...such an easy way to quickly match your blooms to your project. The centers are from IOD.


Here are a few closeups on the stamping...I am alway son the lookout for script stamps, I was ecstatic to see it be a part of this set.


Here is a shot at the postage stamp.
Products Used: Papers: Night Divine(#26917),(#26916),(#26920),(#26919),(#26927); Cardstock stickers(#26923);Epoxy stickers(#26924); Brads:Loolah(#26501);Rhinestones/Pearls: Loolah(#26500); Stamps: Provencial Collections "My Dear"(IOD783-A)

Pleated/Scalloped Circle Border Tutorial
Supplies:
*Cardstock
*Scalloped border punch
*Hot glue
Instructions:
1. Cut your 12 inch long strips..for a 10 inch circle, you need four 12 inch strips, punch them with your desired border punch.

2. Cut the strip apart in 2 scalloped sections. (as shown below)

3. Fold each section in half, creating the "pleat". (as shown above)

4. This is what they should look like...

5. Place a dab of hot glue on the bottom of it...

6. ..and adhere to the back of your circle. Adhere all your scalloped sections.

7. This is what your circle will look like once you are finished.

Well I hope you find inspiration within my tutorial. It's truly a quick and easy way to make a pleated/scalloped border on your circle. If you decide to try it out, I'd love to see your project...so link back to me! =)

Also, be sure to stop by Unity Stamp Co to check out IOD's beautiful stamps!

12 comments:

Christine said...

Thanks for the tutorial. When I saw your beautiful layout on scrapbook.com, I thought to myself, "I wonder how she did that beautiful border?". And viola-a tutorial! Thanks a bunch! You are very inspiring!

Nadia Cannizzo said...

wow! Amazing layout. I just love it. Thanks so much for sharing how to do that border..now you gotta share how you did your flowers cause they are DIVINE! LOL..

Natasha said...

Beautiful layout! I love the tutorial! TFS! Hugs

Doreen Vasquez said...

Your layout is gorgeous and your tutorial so easy to follow! Thanks for sharing!

Meredith said...

Beautiful layout!!! I'm a follower now!

~Melissa~ said...

Love your LO!! It's Beautiful!! Thanks for the great tutorial ;)I just became a follower...check out my blog http://melissavettorel.blogspot.com/

hilde janbroers said...

amazing layout!!! Thanks for commenting on my blog. I'm a follower now as well.

ashley said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial! I love that idea and can see myself using it very soon :)

ms.schwiet said...

geez i thought that was real lace and not paper!!! handmade flowers are the bomb they always look great with a page.you can't got wrong with them

Tracy said...

Your layout is beautiful.
Love the scallops tut.
I seem to be making all my embellishments, just loving it.

Sue Down said...

Beautiful LO and fab tut, thansk for sharing. Love your flowers also!

Joce said...

Great tutorial!! And your layout is WOW!!!!!!

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