“Corner Punch Embellishments”
A technique taught by Lee Brehon, SBCH Guest DesignTeam Member for August 2008
This little technique fell upon me kind of “by chance.” I feel it is worthy of sharing because of its simplicity and potential for multiple combinations. It easily can be used on a card or a LO, but the very best thing about this technique is its USE OF SCRAPS!!! Using this technique, you could also make a lot of mini cards quickly without breaking into new stock or using up treasured embellishments.
I hope you enjoy making these. I realize not everyone is going to have this punch, but I’m sure any punch that is a photo corner punch will work for a totally different look.
Take your punch:
Now take one strip of cardstock and cut both corners with the punch, so that it looks like this:
To join them, I cut another tiny piece of cardstock and attached it to all 4 squares.
Iif you want to create a flower, then simply cut off the corners and this is what can be achieved:
As I said earlier these would make quick invites, thank-you notes, a tag on a gift. Or, you could embellish a layout! Here are a couple of mini card examples.