Thursday, September 13, 2007

Cutter Kit Wavy Lines-Laura's Tutorial

So what is the best part about blogging-NEW FRIENDS!!! It's so amazing the friendships you can strike up from different parts of the country, and the world for that matter. So, I just very recently have discovered a new friend you sent me the nicest email, and suddenly we are typing back and forth. Well, Laura originally emailed me about my previous entry, the Catalog Copy, and sent me a picture of her card that was inspired by the same page. Well I mentioned in my email reply about using the cutter kit to make those great wavy lines, and she said "what, there is a tool for that?" Got me thinking, hmmm..., maybe that would make a great tutorial. Sometimes I think people know about all those little tricks and tools, especially with all the bloggers out there. So here's my tutorial about it, refresher for some, maybe news to others, hope you enjoy! Any type of paper will do, you just need the Cutter Kit from Stampin Up. You will be using the one with blade that has a picture of a scissors on it.
You flip the blade out just free hand roll it along your paper to make a wavy line. (Use a cutting mat>)
To add visual interest, tape a piece of coordinating paper behind it and then follow the same pattern along the edge about a quarter of an inch away.
The other pieces you cut off can be used as accent pieces as well.
Here's the finished card using the In the Spotlight Hostess set, a scallop punch, and the new snowflake punch. (Those punches, along with the 5 petal punch, coordinate perfectly with this set-Stampin' Up in so smart!) The words are from Everyday Flexible Phrases-it says winter time if you can't read it.
Happy Stamping! Laura this one was for you!

9 comments:

Laura W said...

Yay, my very own tutorial! lol. That card is darling, by the way. I just got this set, so maybe I need to go play with it and my cutter kit now. :) Thanks!

Susan G said...

Thanks for the tutorial about wavy lines. I was thinking about looking for one of those curvy rulers--now I can spend my money on some other fun toy!!! One tip--stack both pieces of cs on the mat and cut at the same time to get an identical curve.

Alexandra said...

Oooh, I like this. I have the cutter kit and have not used it yet - I think I want to try this, so thanks for sharing! It is great to learn stuff from other bloggers - I love it! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Flossie's Follies said...

Thanks for the tutorial, this card is great,

Wife2TJ said...

Thanks for sharing this with us!

Juliann said...

Great tip Kat...I never thought to use that tool for a wavy line! In fact I use the kit all the time except that one tool! I now will try my hand at a wavy card!

Corie said...

Oh great card! I just received this tool, thanks so much for the tutorial!!

AJ said...

That is a great card! I can't get the darned thing to free hand cut *nicely* for me!! I botch it up always!!

Kemai said...

Thank you. I ordered this tool a while ago and have yet to use it. Love you tip.