CUTTING SCRAPBOOK CORNERS

corner cutter 150x150 Scrapbook Page and Corner Treatments

Take the Squareness out of Scrapbook Photos, Mattes and Embellishments!

Do you hate the monotony of everything being squared on your scrapbook pages and photographs? With a couple of tools, and a little time and effort you can soften those sharp corner lines.

A simple solution is to cut the corners at a 45° with a sharp pair of scissors. Although if you do this simple cutting process too often it too may become mundane. “Variety is the spice of life,” so using multiple corner treatments will give your pages more interest.

Here are a few more cutting options for your to consider using:

EK Success – Corner Rounder Punches

corner paper punch medium Scrapbook Page and Corner Treatments

EK Success – Corner Adorner Punches

corner paper punch adorner Scrapbook Page and Corner Treatments

In addition to the punches that are available as noted about there are also decorative scissors that could be used to add a nice corner.  Cutting on the diagonal (45°).  There are several selections of decorative scissors that can be used.  Below is a sample of three:

 Scrapbook Page and Corner TreatmentsFiskars – Corner Edger Scissors (Cork Screw)

decorative scissors cork screw 150x150 Scrapbook Page and Corner Treatments

 Scrapbook Page and Corner TreatmentsFiskars – Corner Edger Scissors (Victorian)

decorative scissors victorian 150x150 Scrapbook Page and Corner Treatments

Fiskars – Corner Edger Scissors (Wave)

 Scrapbook Page and Corner Treatmentsdecorative scissor wave 150x150 Scrapbook Page and Corner Treatments

Your should try a couple of these corner cutting options to give more texture and variance to your photos, mattes and scrapbook pages. Like most other elements of your scrapping effort, you don’t want to over due any one process–this certainly is one of them where a little may go a long way. Have fun and be willing to experiment a bit.

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Ron on January 21st, 2009 | File Under Helpful Products | No Comments -