Hello and welcome to our blog! It’s Eva here today showing you how to use your eyelets in three different ways to create some fun cards.
The new Eyelet Cases are absolutely amazing. They come in three different hues (pastel, bright and metallic) and have medium sized eyelets and shaped eyelets like stars, flowers and hearts, how cool is that?
The first way you can use your eyelets is simply to pass some twine or thread between 2 of them. I began my card by making a few points where I wanted my eyelets to be. Tip: Use your Square Guide to make perfectly aligned lines every time!
Next, I used my Crop a Dile to poke holes on my card and set the eyelets
On each thread I wanted to hang a letter so I used my Word Punch Board and matching cardstock to punch the word “Hello”
I thread some embroidery floss trough the eyelets and embellish them with sequins and other small things.
Another way you can use eyelets is to cover an entire shape like a circle, a heart or a flower. The heart eyelets were perfect for my “I Love You” card. I cut the sentiment with my electronic cutting machine and then drew the heart shape on a small piece of cardstock.
I set all my eyelets very close to each other making sure all the white space of my shape was covered. Finally, I put some colored cardstock on the back and glued the top of the card with some 3d dots.
The third way you can use eyelets is simply to accent the card, like you would use enamel dots!
For this card I used my Precision Press Advanced to stamp a star background on my white cardstock. This tool is really amazing, it made my job really easy and the best part is that you can go on and stamp again if you didn’t make it right the first time!
I added a sentiment “I Love You More Than All The Stars” and added some gold eyelets here and there. Super simple and fun!
What do you think? Do you use eyelets to embellish your projects! Why don’t you try some of these techniques next time?
Have a great day!