Thursday, March 7, 2013

Remembering Eyelets



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It's been forever since I have use eyelets and it is fun to try them again. Charlene Merrick is the hostess for the month of March at CCEE Stampers and gave the challenge this week, The Eyes Have It-use eyelets in your design.

I decided to play with my burlap and smeared on some Liquitex Modeling Paste just for a little interest. On top of that, I used a Cute Circles set by Inspired by Stamping to make a tag and for the sentiment. I should have used another eyelet to run my raffia hanger through but forgot. I have used three eyelets, two yellow and the orange one at the top is an eyelet.

I had a great time making this card and we hope you'll join us at CCEE Stampers and make your own card using eyelets.

Recipe:
Stamps-Cute Circles (for circle and sentiment)
Paper-PTI white cardstock, SU Cherry Cobbler, 6x6 paper pad/Jillibean Soup-Blossom Soup
Ink-Stampin'Up! Cherry Cobbler, Memento Tangelo
Accessories-Raffia, burlap, eyelets

23 comments:

Angel 007 said...

Guten Morgen Benzi,
ich bin begeistert von Deiner fröhlich wirkenden Karte. Die Paste auf dem Sackleinen gefällt mir sehr, und Deine wiederentdeckten Eyletts runden die ganze Karte wunderbar ab.

Einen schönen Tag wünscht Dir-Carmen

StampOwl said...

Fabulous card

Hussena said...

What a lovely card Benzi ...I love the pattern paper's you have used and such an fab way to use those eyelets as well ...love the layering you have done :)

Sonia said...

Just lovely project dear Brenda^_^
Beautiful colors used^_^
Hugs,
Sonia

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

the burlap is so cool. great job.

Sabrina said...

Wow, what a wonderful organic look you got by adding the paste to the burlap - it looks great. That square orange eyelet is so dramatic looking and a great contrast to the soft aqua.

Basslady said...

my goodness...this is so creative and cool!

hun, you leave me with my mouth wide open...stunning!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Lois said...

Cute card, Brenda. I like the burlap.

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

I do that kind of thing, too, with forgetting to add something that I wanted in my design. Your eyelets look great with the burlap, and I love your fun use of the modeling paste over the burlap for the added texture, as well as highlighting your polkadotted circle. Your pretty bg papers were the perfect choices for your pretty card, Benz!

JD said...

Really nicely done. Great way to use the eyelets. I was reading a thread a Split coast about whether or not anyone still uses eyelets on their card...interesting thread. I like eyelets, but forget to use them, I find them easier to use since I purchased a cropadile.
Thank you for the nice comments on my husband's card, the comments have made his day. To answer your question as to what made him make a card? I guess after watching me for the last couple of years, he wanted to try it. He's someone that does NOT back away from challenges. in the past, he has made himself a suit, embroidered, cross stitched, and by himself took half the roof off of our house to put a dormer on. (No, he is not a carpenter)
Hope you have a great day...

Marisa said...

Loving the painted burlap and the way you used the eyelets. Darling papers too!

Becky said...

Fabulous creation! I have a ton of eyelets :)

Vicky Gould said...

Well, didn't you go the extra mile to be creative. Like everyone else, I love the burlap with the Liquitex Modeling Paste. Love your choice of papers and layout too!

Julie Hoffman said...

This is so pretty Brenda! Love that you used eyelets in this card. I was making some gift tags over the weekend and used eyelets. I was thinking it's been a long time since I've used them.

Kathy Bradley said...

Benz,
So very pretty! I hadn't used eyelets in forever either! I really like the burlap treatment - it's very cool and reminds me of a frosted shredded wheat - yummerz!

Joanne (jojot) said...

this is full of fab technqiues, texture, and elements....very artsy and original

Carol L said...

I've never seen burlap covered with modeling paste before, but I like it! I should revisit some of my older brads too, because this looks pretty neat :)

NanaConnie said...

I hate to tell you ow many forgotten eyelets I have in my draw of embellies. I rarely remember to use them anymore, but I love this kind of reminder, Benzi! Love what you did with the burlap.

Davi said...

Love that card Brenda! The burlap makes great texture along with the brads! Come to think of it I havent used and eyelets in a while either ;)

pam124 said...

Oh, how cheery and fun Benz. Yep, that ole cropodile hasn't come out in awhile. I used to love eyelets, but now they are a pain in the you know what! But, it's good to get old things out once in awhile especially for you - catch my drift????? Great job! Love the burlap and the technique you used on it.

Maria said...

Yes, I haven't used eyelets in ages myself. It's fun to look through my stash at times and bring out the good ole forgotten items! Wonderful texture on this card with great design. I must try using the modeling paste some time! Take care, hugs!

wannabcre8tive said...

A really. Pretty card, I love the bright colors and the use of the burlap.

Colleen Dietrich said...

Funny how embellishments come and go. I remember eyelets. I actually do not have any! Love your ode to them. :)