The one inch punch papered frame

Mod Podge one inch punch paper frame

I may or may not have an obsession with one-inch punches. Okay, who am I kidding, I do have an obsession with them! I call this project the one inch punch frame. And you beginning Mod Podgers will want to know about this project too – because the circles of paper used are so small, you can practice working with Mod Podge and not worry too much about wrinkles. This project also makes the perfect budget gift, and you won’t believe how quickly you can make it. Here’s how it’s done.

Gather These Supplies

  • $1 wood frame
  • Acrylic paint to coordinate with your paper
  • Mod Podge Gloss
  • Scrapbook paper
  • 1″ scallop punch
  • Decorative sticker
  • Paintbrush
  • Craft knife

Paint your frame with the color of your choice. Give several coats until it’s covered and let dry. I painted the entire back but not the entire front, since the paper was thick enough that you can’t see through it when Mod Podged.

Punch several scalloped circles out of paper – and I mean several – and put them in a pile. Use a few different papers or scraps that coordinate.

Starting in one corner, use the Mod Podge and paper and layer over the entire frame. You don’t need to let anything dry – just keep layering. Once it’s layered over the entire top, then let dry.

Give your frame a coat of Mod Podge over the entire thing. Let dry and then cut off the paper that hangs over the edge with your craft knife. Then apply a decorative sticker.

Mod Podge one inch punch paper frame

Proudly gift or display in your home.


  1. v says

    Fun project! Thanks for sharing! Now I want to go Mod Podge something :) It’s my favorite thing to do!

    ~Vanessa W

  2. Carol, The Answer Is Chocolate says

    So cute! I under utilize my punches so always love a new idea for them.

  3. Lauren H. says

    just getting into mod podge and im wondering….why the coat of paint first? what’s the point?