With just a corner rounder, you can create your own scalloped borders on any project. 

First, remove the guard from the corner rounder.  (I’m using EK Succeess’ corner rounder).  It may seem like you’re breaking the punch, but not to worry, the plastic guard is designed to be removable.

Then, turning the punch upside down, line up the edge of the corner rounder to the edge of your paper.  The key is to have just a tiny bit of empty space showing in the upper left corner of the punch.

After punching your first scallop, line up the punch with the first cut, again making sure there is a tiny bit of empty space in the upper left corner of the punch.  If you don’t leave any space, your scallop will look crooked.  If you don space, you’ll have a piece of cardstock hanging between scallops.  It takes some practice to get it right, so use a scrap paper until you get the hang of it.
Voila!  A scalloped border!

I used this technique to create a scalloped border on the card above (created using Flavours Gourmet Tangelo cardstock).  Depending on the project, you may wish to place a small strip of coordinating cardstock or paper on the inside of the card to accent the scallops, but in this case, I sponged CTMH’s cocoa ink around the front sides of the card, to help accentuate the scalloped edge.

The sentiment and lamp were stamped on Neenah’shttp://www.cutcardstock.com/search.aspx?find=neenah&log=false&category=66 classic crest cardstock and then layered onto Flavours Gourmet Morroccan Chocolate cardstock.  The patterned papers and stamp set are from the Stella collection by CTMH.

 

Happy Stamping!

Katherine

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