Uses For Brads or Eyelets

Last Updated 10/14/09

Written by: Holly Laming

1. Connectors on paper piecing for moveable parts

2. Attaching vellum

3. Accents on journal blocks

4. To "hang" things from

5. Centre of flowers

6. Centre of letters

7. Spell out words (outline letters)

8. Corners of picture mat

9. Eyes of paper dolls

10. Nails in a fence

11. Earrings for a paper doll

12. Belly button jewel for a paper doll

13. "Stone" in a ring

14. Buttons on a snowman

15. Decoration on a child's ball

16. Stepping-stones on a garden layout

17. Attach a fiber to a brad to make a yo-yo

18. Attach elements on a page by wrapping wire or fiber

19. To form "bullets" for a list of things

20. As an accent on the tail of a letter

21. In the hole of a tag

22. White - as stars on a black or navy blue sky

23. White - as dropping snowflakes

24. Light blue - as falling raindrops

25. Orange - as pumpkins

26. White - as moonbeams

27. Jeweled belt on a paper doll

28. Brown - as chocolate chips on a cookie

29. Toppings on a pizza

30. M & M's

31. Buttons on a shirt

32. Decorations on an Easter egg

33. Decorations on a Christmas tree

34. Purple - grapes in a cornucopia

35. Lights on top of a police car or fire truck

36. Centre of a pinwheel

37. Centre of tires

38. Tires on a toy car

39. End of antenna on a bug

40. Centre of fiber spider web

41. Hair ornament on a girl paper doll

42. The "dot" on an i or j

43. Attach handle to a basket

44. To attach fibers lacing something together

45. Attach a sign to a post

46. Rocks

47. Centre of propeller on an airplane

48. On serendipity squares

49. Sesame seeds on a bun

50. Jeweled skirt on a paper doll.

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

52. Dots on a ladybug

53. As fillers

54. Use as nails on wood (like haunted house windows)

55. Christmas bulbs on a tree paper piecing

56. Eye on a frog

57. Use to embellish the corner of tags or

58. Borders or

59. Titles

60. Attach fabric, twistel or lace to paper

61. Use star brads to replicate a night sky

62. Ends of a hammock (saw that on a layout at the lss using brad-dazzled brads)

63. Use on butterfly wings

64. Oval nail heads as Easter eggs

65. Buttons on a dress

66. Shoe buckle

67. Dots on a clown suit doll or paper piecing

68. Sprinkles on an ice cream cone

69. Sprinkles on a cupcake

70. Use seashell nail heads on paper torn sand paper to create a beach look

71. Use your imagination!!!

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