I didn’t have all the tools, so I sub’d a few things. The only scallop cutter I have is this one from Fiscars, that I have owned for years. It’s cuts very small scallops. The Scallop cutter Martha has in her Craft line looks like it would work much better, but make do with what I have, until I add to my arsenal of crafting tools. (DH is shuttering somewhere.)
This is what I used:
Okay, so following Hannah Milman’s directions, I cut 1 1/4″ wide x 12″ strips with a scallop cutter. (slight pause here to change blade in Fiscar’s cutter.)
Pull away excess … man this was a well loved blade, time to buy a new one. It’s a bit of a rough cut.
Okay, next, folding. Eventually it needs to be folded (scallop width) back & forth, like a fan, but I found what worked for me was to first fold or score along each scallop & then do the back & forth fan shape. It didn’t get all wonky that way:
And then you have a long narrow piece, which needs to have the ends atttached. I used Sticky Strip Taped:
Okay, adhere it, into an accordian like bracelet:
And then you have small lampshades:
Push the lampshades flat, into a circle:
Tah-Dah! How cute is that???
How do they stay flat? Glue ‘em or use sticky strip on a cut out circle to afix to the middle:
I used a variety of punches & papers:
I also like to marker around the outside of the CS for definition:
And again, TAH-DAH:
So, do this, make smaller ones, attach ‘em to bigger ones, la-di-dah …
Used: Stampin’ Up PP: Holiday Treasures, Chocolate Chip CS, Kiwi Kiss CS, Baja Blue CS, Riding Hood Red CS, Kiwi Kiss Ribbon, Riding Hood Red Ink, Old Olive Marker, Fiscars Cutter, Spot light on Christmas Stamp set, Sticky Tape, Circle Cutters (S.U. & Creative Memories).