These Tropical Scrapbook Borders Burst Forth With Beauty

The Mandala Burst Border Punch makes it easy to add elegant, intriguing designs to your layouts and crafts, as the new punch evokes decorative and delicate detail, perfectly pretty petals and an overall boost of beauty to top it all off! Check out these tropical scrapbook borders made with the Mandala Burst Border Punch and Boho Escape collection (a perfect match in paradise!) and start dreaming up some of your own dazzling designs today!

To create these borders you’ll need:

Check out the Mandala Burst Border Punch in action in the video below!

Find Me Under the Palm Trees Border

Step 1: Cut a 12″ x 2-3/4″ strip of olive stripe tonal paper for the base. Cut a 12″ x 1-1/4″ strip of tan canvas designer paper and adhere near the bottom edge.

Step 2: Punch a border using the Mandala Burst Border Punch from navy patterned designer paper. Trim out to measure 12″ x 1-1/2″. Using the inside of the smallest Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Green Blade, cut three circles from gold, orange and aqua tonal and designer papers. Cut in half and adhere one behind each of the five bursts to show behind the smallest arches. Using the inside of the medium Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Green Blade, cut three circles from orange, aqua and gold tonal and designer papers. Cut in half and adhere one behind each of the bursts to show behind the larger arches. Make sure to alternate the colors as shown. Adhere the mandala burst strip to the border.

Step 3: Cut a 12″ x 1-1/4″ strip of tropical floral designer paper and adhere to the border as shown.

Step 4: Add stickers and embellishments, popping some up with Foam Squares for added dimension.

Tropical State of Mind Border

Step 1: Punch a border using the Mandala Burst Border Punch with navy tonal paper. Trim to measure 12″ x 3-1/4″ to create the base.

Step 2: Place a piece of gold tonal paper in the border punch so that the end is aligned in the middle of the punch as shown above. Punch the border, then trim to measure 12″ x 2-1/2″. Adhere to the base.

Step 3: Punch a border using the Mandala Burst Border Punch with orange tonal (aligned at the black line). Trim to measure 12″ x 1-1/2″ and adhere to the border.

Step 4: Add a salmon pink dotted border sticker to the edge of the orange piece. Top with a leaves border sticker popped up with Foam Squares. Add additional stickers.

Relax and Unwind Border

Step 1: Using the 12-inch Trimmer with the Victorian blade, cut a 3-1/4″ x 12″ strip of salmon pink designer paper for the base.

Step 2: With the 12-inch Trimmer with the Straight Blade, cut a 2-3/4″ x 12″ strip of olive green paper and adhere to the base. Cut a 2-5/8″ x 12″ strip of white dainty floral designer paper and mount on top.

Step 3: Punch a border using the Mandala Burst Border Punch with dark teal dotted designer paper. Trim to measure 12″ x 3″ and punch the other side. Using the inside of the medium Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Blue Blade, cut five circles from gold tonal paper. Adhere behind each of the circular bursts. Mount on the border.

Step 4: Add stickers, popping some up with foam squares for added dimension.

Which one of these tropical scrapbook borders will you try creating with the new Mandala Border Punch and Boho Escape collection? Let us know in the comments below!

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