Sudsy, Stylish And Scrappy: Duck Borders For Scrapbooking

Ahhh, bubble baths — a time of family bonding with baby and engaging senses, loud giggles, clean relaxation, fun hairstyles, silly bubble beards and splashing around… and until we’re soaking wet, too! (Let’s be honest, many of us also crave a long, hot soak in the bathtub after a busy day!) And to top it all off, the 14th of June is also International Bath Day! So draw yourself a squeaky-clean bath and after you’re relaxed and ready to go, make these duck borders for scrapbooking! They’re all they are quacked up to be!

To create these borders you will need:

Check out the You Quack Me Up Paper Pack & Rubber Duck Punch in the video below!

Duck Trio Border

Step 1: Cut a 12″ x 2-3/4″ strip of light yellow duck collage paper for the base. Using the 12-inch Trimmer and the Scallop Blade, cut a 12″ x 2-1/2″ strip of blue bubbles paper and adhere on the base. With the 12-inch Trimmer and the Straight Blade, cut a 12″ x 2″ strip of white floating bubbles paper and mount on top.

Step 2: Using the inside edge of the largest Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Red Blade, cut a circle with light blue plaid paper. Using the Green Blade, cut a circle with orange duck tracks paper. Using the Blue Blade, cut a circle with blue bubbles paper. Layer and adhere on the border as shown.

Step 3: Using the wavy edge of the 12-inch Decorative Trimmer, cut a 12″ x 1/2″ strip of waves paper and adhere on the border.

Step 4: Punch three ducks with light yellow duck collage paper and three ducks with orange duck tracks paper. Cut the beaks off the yellow ducks. Adhere the yellow ducks on the orange ducks. Mount on the border, popping the front one up with Foam Squares.

Duck Shadow Border

Step 1: Cut a 12″ x 3″ strip of ombré paper for the base. Cut an 11-5/8″ x 2-5/8″ strip of orange dots paper and adhere on the base. Cut an 11-1/4″ x 2-3/16″ strip of blue bubbles paper and mount on top.

Step 2: Cut an 11-1/16″ x 2″ strip of ombré paper. Using the Rubber Duck Punch, punch five duck shapes from it, evenly spaced. Adhere on the border.

Step 3: Cut one duck with goldenrod paper and one with orange duck tracks paper. Cut the beak off the goldenrod duck. Adhere a small piece of blue bubbles paper behind the eye and adhere on the duck as shown. Mount on top of one of the duck cut-outs using Foam Squares.

Bubble Ducks Border

Step 1: Cut a 3″ x 12″ strip of blue bubbles paper for the base. Using the 12-inch Trimmer and the Scallop Blade, cut a 2-5/8″ x 12″ strip of orange duck tracks paper and adhere on the base. With the 12-inch Trimmer and the Straight Blade, cut a 2-1/4″ x 12″ strip of rubber duckies paper and adhere on top.

Step 2: Using the inside edge of the medium Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Blue Blade, cut five bubbles with light blue plaid paper. Adhere on the border as shown.

Step 3: Using the Rubber Duck Punch, punch five ducks with goldenrod paper and five with orange tracks paper. Using a scissors, cut the beaks off the goldenrod ducks. Adhere a small piece of blue bubbles paper behind each of the goldenrod ducks’ eyes. Adhere the goldenrod ducks on the orange tracks ducks. Mount on the bubbles.

What layouts would you use these duck borders for scrapbooking on? Baby showers? Bath time with baby? Feeding little duckies at the local park? Share your project ideas down below!

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