Wednesday, April 9, 2008

70 Ways to Use Eyelets!!!

I cannot remember the source, but I had this on my blog about a year ago. I am re-posting it for my galfriends at ScrapCity! If you aren't a scrafter,run on over to the next post! Here are 70 different ways to use eyelets on your pages....enjoy!

Connectors on paper piecing for moveable parts (be sure to use a washer when doing this, it helps the paper move more freely)

Attaching vellum

Accents on journal blocks

To “hang” things from

Center of flowers

Center of letters

Spell out words (outline the letters)

Corners of picture mat

Eyes of paper dolls

Nails in a fence

Earrings for a paper doll

Belly button jewel for a paper doll

“Stone” in a ring

Buttons on a snowman

Decoration on a child’s ball

Stepping stones in a garden layout

Attach a fiber to make a yo-yo

Attach elements on a page by wrapping wire or fiber

To form “bullets” for a list of things

As an accent on the tail of a letter

In the hole of a tag

White—as stars on a black or navy blue sky

White—as dropping snowflakes

Light blue—as falling raindrops

Orange—as pumpkins

White—as moonbeams

Jeweled belt on a paper doll

Brown—as chocolate chips on a cookie

Toppings on a pizza

M & Ms

Buttons on a shirt

Decorations on an Easter Egg

Decorations on a Christmas Tree

Purple—grapes in a cornucopia

Lights on top of a police car or fire truck

Center of a pinwheel

Center of tires

Tires on a toy car

End of antenna on a bug

Center of fiber spider web

Hair ornament on a girl paper doll

The “dot” on an i or j

Attach handle to a basket

To attach fibers or lacing something together

Attach a sign to a post


Center of propeller on an airplane

On Serendipity squares

Sesame seeds on a bun

Jeweled skirt on a paper doll

Use as a spider and paint a face on it with the legs behind it or use wire for its legs

Dots on a ladybug

As fillers

Use as nails on wood (like haunted house windows)

Christmas bulbs on a tree paper piecing

Eye on a frog

Use to embellish the corner of tags or

Borders or


Attach fabric, twistel, or lace to paper

Use stars to replicate a night sky

Ends of a hammock

Use on butterfly wings

Ovals as Easter Eggs

Buttons on a dress

Shoe buckle

Dots on a clown suit doll or paper piecing

Sprinkles on an ice cream cone

Sprinkles on a cupcake

Use seashells on paper torn to create a beach look

ETA: The source is
and the author is ScrapIt.
I was a hostess (moderator help) there in '07 so this is where I got the info!
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