So I kinda didn’t post a tutorial yesterday. I fell asleep. Sorry about that! Don’t worry though – I’ll still have a full seven days of tips! Today, it’s even a two-for-one! Get ready, cause here’s two ways to make faux eyelets!

Faux Eyelets: Hole Punches

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Supplies:

cardstock

hole punch ( 1/8 in circle)

1/4 in circle punch

adhesive

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Punch out a circle using the 1/4 in punch. This should be punched in whatever color you want your ‘eyelet’ to be.

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Glue the 1/4 in circle wherever you want your eyelet to be. Let it dry really well. (otherwise, you’ll gunk up your punch!)

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Once it is nice and dry, punch a circle in the middle of that 1/4 in circle using your 1/8 in handheld punch.

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That’s it! Now you can make eyelets in any color you want – and it requires no hammering!

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Supplies: real red, white, and soft sky cardstock; silver cord; black stazon, real red, and soft sky ink; dimensionals; crab, sentiment and scalloped doodle stamps all GinaK; cuttlebug folder; niji waterbrush (small).

Faux Eyelets: White Gel Pen

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Supplies:

white gel pen

paper piercer

piercing mat

cardstock (does not have to be scalloped)

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Using your paper piercer, pierce holes wherever you would like your white eyelets to be. (This works great with scallops, but you can do them as a border or whatever!)

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Using your white gel pen, ring the pierced holes. Just trace the edges of the holes with the gel pen – sometimes it will squirt out a bit too much white and it will seal the hole. If this happens, just pierce through the seal. (does that make sense??)

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That’s it! When you’re done – it should look like this all the way around. Just small faux eyelets to accent your project.

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Supplies: Lime Peel note card, hammock image, relax sentiment (and Father’s Day sentiment on the inside) all from A Muse; dimensionals; white grosgrain ribbon; green polka dot organdy; fancy pants paper; white cardstock; black stazon, certainly celery, close to cocoa and creamy caramel inks.

So that’s all for today! Only 3 more days of Tips Week! I hope you have found these helpful – and feel free to make requests. I can’t guarantee I can write something up on it, but I can try!