Circle Cutter-

Punch 910

Two borders from one punch!!

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Hi there! My name is Valerie Bishop and I'm one of the new members of the Just Imagine/Kreaxions design team! I was so thrilled to be chosen for this team because I just love to use punches – especially border punches! I mainly make layouts, but I do enjoy making cards also. I work at my lss where I also teach classes and I will begin to teach scrapbooking classes in April through the local junior college!! I just love my job!! 🙂 I've been married to my high school sweetheart for almost 28 years and we have 3 very smart and beautiful children! They brings lots of love and fun into my life!

Well enough about me, let me show you what I created using my Kreaxions 910 Vinca 4 in 1 Punch and that fabulously easy circle cutter! Here's my layout:

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While I was cutting the border across the bottom of the picture mat, I noticed that there was a zig zag border leftover. Here's a sample of what I'm talking about!

I used my punch alone with none of the inserts to make the border

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As I punch there is strip leftover (the right side strip)

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I simply used the right side leftover zig zag piece for my sunrays!

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 Of course I used my circle cutter for the main body of the sun and the full punch on the picture mat which I backed with a contrasting color to make it really pop! I love that you can use this punch in so many ways to get such different designs!! I hope you try my technique – if you do link it up to our blog! We'd love to see it!! Have a great day creating!!

Valerie

9 thoughts on “Two borders from one punch!!

  1. wendyp

    Love the way you created the sun!!! Adorable layout!

  2. Gina

    very cute!

  3. Bev Code

    fabulous rays of sunshine.. great idea.. and love the #910 punch… beautiful layouts

  4. stephanie

    Great l/o, love the rays of sun.

  5. Jess

    Fab LO! Love the way you used the extra piece created by the border punch.

  6. GinniG

    SUPER COOL Valerie!!! LOVE the LO!!! I’ll definitely be trying that idea!!! I look forward to working with you on the DT! Congrats!!!

  7. Linda Beeson

    What a good idea and I really like that punch design.

  8. Angela Fehr

    Very clever! I love the different elements in this layout!

  9. Barbara Bruder

    Love the rays of sun. Great way to use the zigzag border, Super layout.

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