Layered Scalloped Shell

I love seashells, they remind me of the beach and the calmness of the ocean. After Independence Day I like to decorate with a beach theme.

scalloped shell

The layered scalloped shell can be resized and put on the front of a card for someone’s summer birthday or thinking of you card. The scalloped shell will also go with your display for the summer or add it to a beach wreath.

I added some pearl embellishments to give it some sparkle.

You can also use this design to cut out of HTV and iron it on the front of a shirt or your beach bag.

scalloped shell beach bag

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Materials Needed

  • Kraft Brown Cardstock
  • Pink/Peach Cardstock
  • Light Pink Cardstock
  • Barely Arts Glue
  • Foam Glue Dots
  • Pearl Embellishments
  • Design #86

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Unzip the SVG Cut File and then upload it into design space. If you are not sure how to upload an SVG cut file to Cricut Design Space, please read this post How to Upload an SVG in Design Space.

Scalloped Shell

Scalloped Shell


  • 1 Sheet of Kraft Brown Cardstock
  • 1 Sheet of Pink Cardstock
  • 1 Sheet of Light Pink Cardstock or Vinyl
  • Glue
  • Foam Glue Dots
  • Pearl Embellishments


  • Cricut Maker
  • Brayer
  • Scoring Wheel/Stylus
  • Standard Cutting Mat
  • Light Grip Cutting Mat (if using vinyl)
  • Spatula
  • Weeding Tool


Cutting Out the Scalloped Shell

Upload the scalloped shell into design space.

scalloped shell

Select all and size it to the size you would like to create

Then click on the Make It button

The prepare screen will appear

Now if everything looks correct on it, click on the continue button
The next screen will be where you will select the type of card stock you are using. If you do not see the material in your material favorites, click on "browse all materials" to find the weight of cardstock that you are using. For example the kraft brown Cardstock I used is medium weight, you will need to select "Medium Weight"..
Once you have Design Space set, you are now ready to prepare your mat. I used a brayer when placing the Cardstock on the mat, this helps in making sure that the paper is adhered to the mat and will help in keeping the paper from ripping or moving when it is being cut. 

Assembling the Scalloped Shell

Starting with the brown layer

take the second layer

put foam glue dots on the back of it

then place it on top of the brown bottom layer

Next take the top layer

put foam glue pieces on the back of it and then place it on top of the second layer

scalloped shell complete

I added pearl embellisments to the shell

scalloped shell

scalloped shell pinterest pin

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Happy Crafting!


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