Slide Mounts

Last Updated 10/14/09

1. Stamp words on

2. Ink on

3. Color with permanent markers

4. Cover with patterned paper or cardstock

5. Paint with acrylic paint

6. Sand

7. Emboss

8. Cover with fabric

9. Tie ribbons or fabric scraps on

10. Wrap wire around

11. Frame a small picture or stamped image

12. Frame an embellishment

13. Accent a title, another example here

14. Make a shaker

15. Make a frozen shaker

16. Frame a charm

17. Frame a card sentiment, another example here

18. Punch holes and hang beads from

19. Frame small photo-realistic patterned papers

20. Wrap with fiber or ribbon - partially or completely

21. Cover with microbeads

22. Cover with aluminum foil

23. Turn into a fridge magnet

24. Make a mini book

25. Make a shadow box

26. Cover with adhesive and sand

27. Color with craf-t metallic rub-ons

28. Color with alcohol inks (polished stone technique)

29. Cover or embellish with word stickers

30. Frame a transparency

31. Frame a sticker

32. Hand a tag from it

33. Cover with glitter

34. Cover with gold leaf

35. Embellish with or frame a button

36. Apply rub-on letters or stickers

37. Paint with acrylic paint and then crackle medium

38. Embellish with a silk flower or punch art

39. Hang a word chime or embellish with a word chime

40. Frame sentiment, word or stamped image on vellum

41. Hinge open and use double

42. Hinge open and cut to separated into two pieces

43. Place side by side and up and down in a grid

44. Decoupage

45. Create a border for a scrapbook page

46. Embellish a tag, another example here

47. Cover with magic mesh

48. Frame a child's thumbprint

49. Use a hinge on the top so slide can be opened to reveal something else

50. Use as a window frame onto another page or the inside of a card

51. Stamp with a script stamp

52. Stipple with ink or paint

53. Sponge with ink or paint

54. Frame pressed flowers

55. Spray paint with regular paint

56. Spray with dimensional paint - make it stone, webbing spray, make it suede, etc.

57. Frame a portion of a photo index print

58. Embellish an envelope or library pocket

59. Highlight a certain portion of patterned paper (for example, an image or portion of text) without trimming it

60. Highlight a certain portion of a picture another example here

61. Embellish with a favorite character (pooh, mickey, etc) sticker or paper piecing

62. Embellish a mini file folder

63. Add laser cut words

64. Wrap with cord

65. Wrap with tulle

66. Embellish with quilling

67. Wrap with embroidery floss

68. Wrap with waxed string, yarn

69. Turn it so the rectangle is vertical on your project

70. Tie two or more together with ribbon or fiber

71. Link together with wire or jump rings

72. Have a paper doll/paper piecing person hold it as a sign

73. Cover with wood grain paper and sitck a popsicle stick out the bottom as a sign

74. Cover with cork

75. Frame a tiny word collage/word art

76. Use for a travel theme scrapbook (think: going over to relatives' house to see their vacation slides, lol)

77. Frame a monogram or stencil

78. Frame a small shell or sand dollar

79. Frame a definition

80. Get the sewn look: sewn of cardstock or patterned paper and then adhere to slide mount

81. Highlight a portion of a stamped image (spotlight technique) , another example here

82. Embellish with or frame a page pebble or acrylic tile

83. Frame or cover with textured/embossed/handmade paper

84. Frame a series of action shots or words or letters

85. Use in a scrapbooking or card sketch for any small square element

86. Frame a portion of a paint chip, perhaps to highlight a cool color name?

87. Frame kids' school pictures or one kid on a class/group picture

88. Stick on a present to frame the "to/from" info

89. Adhere to an altered clip board, altoid tin, bulletin board, microscope slide mailer, coin folder, lunch box, cd, etc.

90. Use as a tag for an altered paint can

91. Fill with easter hay under acetate

92. Pass ribbon/fiber through both sides and string across your page/card

93. Collage! Collage! Collage!

94. Frame a piece of screen or fabric mesh

95. Frame a silk flower

96. Frame a title or focal photo for a mini album

97. Embellish a square in a color blocked design

98. Embellish/title a pocket page

99. Embellish with or frame alphabet beads/charms

100. Embellish with stamped numbers, number stickers, etc. To show a sequence

101. Frame a tiny cross stitched piece

102. Cover the edge of a card opening that opens in a non-traditional way (e.g. A gatefold) to use as a tab

103. Frame spangles, glitter, tiny die cuts, punches, tiny tags, confetti, Seeds, etc under acetate

104. Frame or cover with real or faux postage

105. Cover with sculpy or paper clay

106. Apply utee and stamp into, crack for cool effect!

107. Apply bugle beads in a zig zag pattern

108. Fill in with dimensional glaze

109. Fold back double-sided paper that covers slide

110. Embellish a large stencil letter

111. Hang a charm to be removed for a gift

112. Hang metal embellishments

113. Frame a word tile or metal word or word plaque

114. Frame a clock face

115. Frame shrink art

116. Color with paint markers

117. Edge with metallic paint markers

118. Frame punch art

119. Hand write on

120. Adhere with or embellish with eyelets/brads/rivets, more examples here

121. Use themed buttons

122. Embellish with dymo label tape or look-a-like stickers/fonts

123. Embellish with letter tiles

124. Embellish with photo corners

125. Embellish with ribbon slide

126. Embellish with dog tags

127. Alternate with photos to frame an entire scrapbook page

128. Frame a coin

129. Hang from a safety pin

130. Frame a photo and cover with vellum

131. Embellish a bookmark

132. Embellish with tinsel

133. Embellish with metal clips, tags, etc

134. Cover with printed vellum without cutting the rectangle out of the middle

135. Embellish with or frame magentic poetry

136. Frame a playing card

137. Embellish with imitation greenery, skeleton leaves etc

138. Embellish with faux jewels/flat beads

139. Cover with/embellish with twill tape

140. Embellish with a small metal label holder

141. Cover with origami paper

142. Cover with serendipity paper

143. Brayer rainbow ink on

144. Frame a piece of mica or make a mica window that opens to the inside of a card

145. Fill inside with stickles or glitter glue

146. Edge with glitter glue/stickles

147. Cover with mylar

148. Cover with a digital photo printed on your home computer

149. Frame a woven/fabric label

150. Embellish a matchbook card or mini album

151. Embellish with mosaic tiles

152. Create a photo montage

153. Frame a date

154. Collage with other basic shapes/tags/frames

155. Embellish with a monogram

156. Create an accordian fold mini book: 2 pages - here and here

157. Weave strips of patterned paper through the slide

158. Frame an image enhanced with liquid applique

159. Use in the center of a big funky flower

160. Embellish with stamped aida cross-stitch fabric

161. Frame a mis-sized sentiment for a playful effect

162. Make a ribbon hanger

163. Embellish with a photo anchor

164. Accent a focal photo

165. Frame items stamped on a transparency

166. Embellish with a simple die cut

167. Staple ribbon on

168. Hang with fiber from a brad like a picture on a wall

169. Embellish with ephemera such as a ticket stub

170. Melt with heat tool

171. Faux (pen) stitching

172. Use in pairs

173. Embellish an altered notebook

174. Embellish with jute/twine

175. Use as a holder for removable tags

176. Stamp with a background stamp

177. Frame an epoxy/acrylic sticker/token

178. Layer slides together

179. Highlight a large grouping of photos

180. Frame a small paper piecing

181. Embellish a small tri-fold card - slides hold tiny pictures

182. Frame a piece of film.

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