"Family" Page Layout by Fiskars®
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"Family" Page Layout by Fiskars®

By creating a banner from punched circles, you give your layout texture and color!

Designed by Valerie Salmon, Courtesy of Fiskars, Inc.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Bazzill® Basics Cardstock, 12"x12" - Brown, Green, DarkTeal, Light Teal
  • Recollections® 12"x12" Cardstock - Kraft
  • Patterned Scrapbook Papers, 12"x12" - Coordinating Design of Choice (4)
  • Embellishment - Flower & Ribbon of Choice
  • Bling Stickers
  • String or Twine
  • Fiskars® Craft Punch - Large Circle (1-1/2")
  • Fiskars® Paper Trimmer
  • Scotch® Adhesive Dot Roller
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

Step 1 Use 12"x12" cardstock for the base of your layout (sample used is brown). Punch fourteen 1½" circles in coordinating patterned papers.

Step 2 Draw a light pencil line ½" from the right side of the page. Align and adhere six circles vertically as shown, leaving a 1½" space for the horizontal banner background.

Step 3 Cut blue cardstock to 10½" square and round two left corners. Glue this to the page, covering up half of the circles along the right side. The result is a scalloped border down the page.

Step 4 Cut green cardstock 1½"x12" and adhere it across the page as shown, covering the gap between the circles.

Step 5 Banner: Fold the punched circles in half. Arrange them in swag curves as shown. Embellish with bows.

Step 6 Photos measure approximately one at 4"x4" and two at 4"x6" and are matted on kraft cardstock.

Step 7 Cut kraft cardstock to 4¼"x2¾". Adhere to top right for journaling and place your title directly below.

Step 8 Cut two patterned papers to ¾"x3" and cut into banners to embellish the flower.

Step 9 Add a green journal strip to the bottom left corner of the page, if desired.