Monday 24 September 2012

52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown - Embellishments

Hey there, I decided to pop over to 52CC Throwdown as I haven't made a Chrissy card for a little while and was having withdrawals.
So, I get over to the challenge and then I'm "OMG, not Eyelets"!!!!!
Farout, brussell sprout! What am I going to do now? I have little tiny eyelets from about 10 years ago when I started to Scrap but still had no idea how to use them LOL!
Then I remember that my dad had bought me this hideous looking contraption with these large eyelets and I have never opened the packet. Of course I couldn't find it now I was looking for it. So, off I trot to Dad. After a search in the garage, we found them! I then had to practice with them to make sure I was doing it right.
My creativeness certainly wasn't at full when I made this card. The eyelets got popped in the corners of the card and that was as adventurous as I got ;)
Here is my card -

I have used some brand new Festival of Prints DSP. The sentiment is from my Sassy Salutations set. Very basic, I am afraid but the word "Eyelet" must have got me all mushy brained lol.

Thanks for looking xxx


  1. JUst GORgeous! FABulous colours Kylie and I LOve your eyelets ...Hope to see more lol. now you have the hang of them he! he!

  2. far out brussel sprout !!!! whats that all about then !!!! Glad to see you got your eyelets in place on this super card loving the red and that gorgeous bow, brussel sprout indeed !


  3. Hi, Kylie! LOVE this!!! Your bow is so fabulous and I adore your patterned papers together! Amazing card!!! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

  4. I totally understand where you are coming from on the eyelet thing - but you used them just like it was no big deal and made a gorgeous card! Yay Kylie!! Love that gorgeous bow in the center.

  5. I think you did a fab job with this card. Eyelets freak a lot of us out but that's what challenges are for. The bow is gorgeous.

    Louise xx

  6. My goodness, you did have to dig deep for your eyelets LOL! You've made a great card with them Kylie, I love the mix of papers and the cheery bow!
    Thanks so much for joining us again at 52 {C}CT! Ruth x

  7. Grea card, doesn't look at all basic, I think it's very stylish!!! Well done with the eyelets I wouldn't know where to start

    hugs Vicky xxx

  8. Your eyelets were in hiding....LOL I haven't use any in a long time either. I won a big lot of eyelets on ebay about a year ago and don't dare tell hubby that I haven't used one of them yet. LOL

    I love the eyelets you chose for your card, they look perfect in the corners. Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT!

  9. This is amazing Kylie - love your eyelets - thanks for joining in this week at 52CCT - Jacqueline xx


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