Create Your Own Vintage Flower Scrapbook Embellishments from Old Book Pages

  • 01 of 07

    Supplies Needed to Create Vintage Flower Scrapbook Page Embellishments

    Supplies Needed for Making Vintage Book Page Flowers
    Vintage Flowers Punched from Book Pages for Scrapbooking - Supplies Needed for Making Vintage Book Page Flowers. Ludens

    You can create your own unique, vintage flower embellishments for your next scrapbook page using supplies you most likely already own. To get started you will need:

    • pages from an old book
    • flower punch (shown here 2” circle scallop from EK Success)
    • scissors
    • brown ink pad (Quick Quotes Chalk Ink in Mocha shown here)
    • mouse pad
    • push pin
    • a brad
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  • 02 of 07

    Create Vintage Flower Scrapbook Embellishments - Punch and Ink Your Flowers

    Vintage Flowers Punched from Book Pages for Scrapbooking - Punching and Inking the Flowers
    Punching and Inking the Flowers. Ludens

    Punch 6 scalloped circles from pages of an old book. Use a brown ink pad to ink the top side of each circle.

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  • 03 of 07

    Create Vintage Flower Scrapbook Embellishments - Cut the Petals

    Vintage Flowers Punched from Book Pages for Scrapbooking - Cutting the Petals
    Cutting the Petals. Ludens

    After the flowers have been inked, use scissors to cut between each petal. Be very careful that you do not cut all the way to the center or cut a petal off of the flowers.

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  • 04 of 07

    Create Vintage Flower Scrapbook Embellishments - Poke Hole for the Brad

    Vintage Flowers Punched from Book Pages for Scrapbooking - Poke a Hole for a Brad
    Vintage Flowers Punched from Book Pages for Scrapbooking - Poke a Hole for a Brad. Ludens

    Flip your mouse pad over and use it as a foam mat. Stack all of the flowers on the mouse pad and use the push pin to poke a hole in the middle of the stack. Hold the stack carefully in place as you remove the push pin and then insert the brad.

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  • 05 of 07

    Create Vintage Flower Scrapbook Embellishments - Curl Up the Petals

    Curl Each Petal of Your Vintage Theme Flower
    Curl Each Petal. Ludens

    Gently curl up the ends of all of the petals so that the flower has more dimension and lift. You can "scrunch" each petal a bit also to give it more texture. Be gentle with the petals so that you do not tear any of them off of the flower.

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  • 06 of 07

    Create Vintage Flower Scrapbook Embellishments - Try Different Shaped Punches

    Punch Different Shaped Flowers
    Vintage Flowers Punched from Book Pages for Scrapbooking - Punch Different Shaped Flowers. Ludens

    To create a variety of sizes and shapes of flowers you can use different size flower punches. For the smallest flower in the photo, we've layered two sizes of the same shape. You can combine shapes for an even more unique variety of flowers.

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  • 07 of 07

    Create Vintage Flower Scrapbook Embellishments - Add to Vintage Theme Paper

    Vintage Flowers on Vintage Themed Paper
    Vintage Flowers Punched from Book Pages for Scrapbooking - Create Your Own Scrapbook Page Embellishments. Ludens

    These flowers look really amazing when combined with vintage themed scrapbook paper. The patterned cardstock shown here is She Sells Seashells from the On the Boardwalk Collection by Graphic45.