Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A Happy Mother's Day Gift Set

Hello Everyone,

Today I'm sharing A Happy Mother's Day gift box and card with you all using some of our washi tape and jewel bling.

For this gift box I cut strips of cardstock and then taped both sides with this gorgeous Blue Glitter Washi Tape

On the card I just had to add some bling so I used our beautiful Champagne Jewel Bling and Blue Jewel Bling to give the card some sparkle

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you like the project I've shown. 

Here are the three products I used in today:

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Monday, March 27, 2017


Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions and intentions to non-human entities.  

It is a theme you see often in the stamping world ... animals do all sort of human-like behaviors ... like dress in classy clothes for instance.

I love this Fox & Friends Wide Washi Tape ... especially that dapper argyle vest.  

You get more translucent colors when you attach it to white cardstock.

You get a different effect when you use it on grey cardstock ... a bit more muted.

I couldn't resist pairing the Fox & Friends with this fun goat from Tim Holtz Hipster stamp set.  I'm sure it would be one heckuva party with this animal crew.  I added a strip of pearls to pull out the teal hues a bit more and added a pop of color to his tie with colored pencil.

I think the tape on this light green cardstock is my favorite ... the colors seem to pop a bit more.

The washi tape critters pair so perfectly with this sassy ostrich ... she was colored with Spectrum Noir Markers.

Products Used

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Baby Train......

I'm going to be a Great Grandma in June!!! so for my project today I made a generic baby shower card with the cutest baby animal brads from the Eyelet Outlet There are new Spring brads in the store now and lots more to look at.

I used a generic train die and it came with animals on it but I snipped them off and added the super cute baby animal brads. The wheels looked a tad plain so I added sticky back enamel dots also from the Eyelet Outlet store.

 Close up of the Hippo and Giraffe along with the dots and a strip of skinny glitter washi tape to replicate a train track. 

Close up of the Elephant and the Lion.

Couldn't resist adding a quartet of shiny yellow heart enamel dots.

Accessories from the Eyelet Outlet & Brads Store I used you can find these and lots more at the store.

Have an awesome day!!!

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Shore Thing

Having spent most of a cold winter dreaming about Spring, now that it's finally here, I (Lauren) have started dreaming about... you guessed it: SUMMER! And nothing captures summer in New Jersey better than going "down the shore". At least some of my current obsession is due to the brand new Eyelet Outlet Sandcastle Brads, which have just arrived in the store! Not only are they completely adorable, they pair so beautifully with our many other beach-themed brads. So I used quite a few styles!

I started by making a "Beach in a Jar" with layers of paper to act as sky, sea and sand. Then I broke out the brads: The Sandcastle was  a no-brainer, but I was surprised how cute it looked next to a Tall Palm Tree. Obviously I needed a Sun Brad, and it made sense for a Seagull to be flying overhead. 

I planned to use some Shell Brads in the foreground, but only noticed midway through that I had run out of those. Sea Shore Brads are equally awesome, but too big in scale next to the castle. The shells in the Shell Corner Brads were the right size, but there were too many in a cluster. I was getting ready to just do without small shells when it occurred to me to wonder how hard it would be to trim down one of the Shell Corner Brads. As it turns out, not hard at all! A couple of snips with my stout craft nippers on the side away from the brad's legs, and I had a perfectly sized sand dollar and starfish which could be attached just like any other brad!

I was planning to add the word "Aloha" to my card in un-adorned cardstock letter stickers, when I started thinking that the tall "l" and "h" would be much more fun with a Palm Tree on each. The Shell Corners were still on my table, and I couldn't help but notice how closely their size and shape echoed the "a's" of this alphabet. At that point, I figured I couldn't leave the "o" just plain, so obviously I had to break out the other style of Seagull Brad! A little bit of white tape from the Pastel Skinny Washi Set and some Glitter Gold Tape set off the sentiment panel just that a tiny bit more.

Maybe this card isn't quiiiiiiiite as much fun as a beach vacation, but I hope it will be a welcome addition to someone's mailbox while we're all still daydreaming about those happy summer days to come!

Lauren Bergold's winter habitat is a corner of t'internet called, 
and she'd love for you to visit her there!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Easter Box Card

Hey Everyone!
Nancy here, with a cute little box card to share with you!

Easter is just around the corner and Eyelet Outlet has all the bling you need to decorate your cards.  Love the pearl bling in centre of the flowers, looks so pretty.

Used brads and an eyelet flower on this cute little bushel.
Have you tried these quicklet eyelets yet?  They are so easy to use, no special tools
 needed,  just a pen!

Used clear edge purple bling on the sides of the box card.

Eyelet Outlet products used:



Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, March 23, 2017


We are in Columbus, OH this weekend for the Memories Expo!
March 24-25, 2017!!

Did you know our new brads are in the store...
Check out the new styles! 
Available SOON!

Designer Kim colored up some of our new Coloring Book Washi Tape!
Great idea, Kim! 

Remember, our washi tape make decorating the inside a snap!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

P.S. i {heart} you

Like many of the guys his age, my son loves gaming!  He's in college now, but when he wants a break to relax and unwind, he will often pick up a controller and immerse himself in a game.  Last week was midterms...he worked so hard and was really looking forward to Spring Break this week.  

This simple card with a sketched video game console and Eyelet Outlet's gamer brads is the perfect way to say I love you and I'm proud of you!  

The contour and color of the background panel were deliberately designed to bring a certain gaming system to mind, and I used some click-together alphabet stamps to add a punny greeting.  I think he'll like it!  I hope you do too!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The wait is over!

The wait is over!!

The 2017 Spring Brads are now live in the store.
Be the first one on the crafty block to stock up on these amazing new designs!!

We have a menagerie of creatures...
aliens, ducks, llamas, cats, turtles, flamingos...whew! Check out the pix...what are the top 3 on your list?

Hope your Birthday is a Blast! Aliens from out of this world!

Hello crafty friends, This is Carri Blasting on over to to say:

These new alien brads are out of this world! 

Papers are from Studio Calico June Card Kit
Bazzil Colors: Date Swirl and Tropical Breeze
Space Invaders SVG (I think it is Miss Kate) 
DoubleClick Skittles: Red
Liquid Pearls, Stickles

The Eyelet Outlet Products:
Jewel bling 

Star Enamel

Alien Brads

Coming Soon! 

 Thanks for visiting today ~ Carri
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