Martha Stewart Crafts™ Beauty Deco Shell Circle Scrapbook Page
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Martha Stewart Crafts™ Beauty Deco Shell Circle Scrapbook Page

This gorgeous and unique scrapbook page from Martha Stewart Crafts™ will make a wonderful accent for any scrapbook you have.
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Circle Edge Punch Starter Set
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Edge Punch Cartridge – Deco Shell Circle
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Double Punch – Sand Dollar
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Glitter, 3-Pack – Desert
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Circle Cutter
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Paper Trimmer
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Cutting Mat, 12"x12"
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Permanent Adhesive Tab and Roll
  • Twine – Blue and White
  • Cardstock – Medium Teal, Light Teal, Kraft and Pale Yellow
  • Alphabet Stickers – Blue
  • Adhesive Foam Dots
  • Craft Punch – Corner Rounder
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Punch an 11" circle from medium teal cardstock, using Deco Shell cartridge and following the instructions in the circle edge punch starter set (reprinted below). Punch a six-inch circle from light Teal cardstock.

Step 2 Adhere large punched circle on kraft cardstock page as shown. Print journaling on kraft cardstock. Trim and round corners with corner rounder punch. Wrap journaling block with blue and white twine, and adhere to back. Adhere journaling block to Teal cardstock. Layer and adhere photo as shown.

Step 3 Punch sand dollar from pale yellow cardstock, and glitter with Florentine gold glitter from the Desert glitter pack. Adhere to yellow cardstock and trim around edges with scissors. Adhere sand dollar to twine.

Step 4 Using circle cutter, cut a 2¼" circle from pale yellow cardstock and mat on a 2½" Teal cardstock circle. Spell title with alphabet stickers on yellow circle. Adhere the layered circles to the smaller punched circle.

Step 5 Attach the punched circle to the page as shown using adhesive foam dots.

Circle Edge Punch Instructions

TIP: Use scrap paper to practice punching before starting your project.

Step 1 Remove clear cover from punch cartridge.

Step 2 Insert bottom metal plate from cartridge into sliding tray on base by pulling the release tab back and placing flat side up. Be sure that the smooth, flat side is facing up to ensure proper punch function. NOTE: Finished circle may be slightly smaller than selected size.

Step 3 Choose a circle size between 6" and 12" in 1" increments. Select circle size by sliding the measurement switch on the curved front of the base to desired diameter. Then move the sliding tray so the arrow marks align with the same number selected on the front of the base.

Step 4 Locate the center of your paper and lightly mark it with a pencil.

Step 5 Remove the rotating knob from the base by turning slightly and pulling up. Place your paper on the punch base over the circle where the knob was removed. Try to center this as best as possible. Align the grid on the bottom of the knob with the center of your paper. Replace knob on base so that all the magnets connect. You should feel the magnets lock the paper in place. If mark on paper does not align with grid, adjust the paper by pulling the edge until center mark is aligning. TIP: Use paper larger than your desired diameter. If your paper is the same size as the circle you are punching, align the center of the edge of your paper with the notch on the top of the metal punch plate.

Step 6 Place punch cartridge on top of your paper over the metal plate in the sliding tray. All magnets will connect.

Step 7 Press the punch cartridge down evenly with both hands.

Step 8 Remove the punch cartridge. Press down and turn the knob in either direction until it clicks in place. Paper will rotate to next area to be punched. TIP: If you are unsure if your paper is in the correct position, re-align the circle by turning the knob back to the previously punched position and rotate again.

Step 9 Repeat Steps 7 and 8 until circle is complete.

Step 10 Separate the knob from the base by turning slightly and pulling up. Remove finished circle.

Tips

For quick cleanup, tilt the open end of the base into a wastebasket and the punched scraps will slide out.