Username Post: What is your favorite embellishment to use?        (Topic#1505197)
Amigosa
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I'm wondering what everyone's favorite embellishment is to use. Is it maybe buttons, brads, rhinestones, Stickles, chipboard, grungeboard...? What?

Also, link your own favorite layout here that has used your favorite embellishment.


 
Amigosa
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It is very hard for me to just choose 1, but I think I'm going to have to say Stickles! I love the way they look. They really make a page pop and are so easy to use!

Lil' Explorer By Amigosa


 
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I would have to say flowers and rhinestones of and chalking the edges of the pp.


 
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I'm with Renee..I was gonna say the same things..love stickles too but I do the others more lately.


 
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Lately flowers...
all types and styles


 
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thickers!!


bifocals
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stitching!

lil blue eyes
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rub-ons!


Bad girl Tina
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Amigosa
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Oooh! I forgot about Thickers! I seriously use them on every layout.


 
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Stickers. The have sooo many great stickers. I also love rhinestones.


 
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Are Thickers an embellishemnt? I thought they were a neccesity!!


 
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  • Manda_K Said:
Are Thickers an embellishemnt? I thought they were a neccesity!!



Isn't that the truth!


 
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I love brads, ribbon & chipboard!....don't make me choose!


Just bought my first thickers this week.....50% off at HL! Tonight is scrappy night so I hope to try 'em out!!!!


 
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Thickers too Can't get enough tof them. I want every design in every colour, please? Pretty please with sugar on the top???


 
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I speak it!

I am lovin chipboard stickers now....



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Amigosa
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  • melissadam Said:
I love brads, ribbon & chipboard!....don't make me choose!


Just bought my first thickers this week.....50% off at HL! Tonight is scrappy night so I hope to try 'em out!!!!



Did you say that Thickers are 50% off this week at HL?!?! How in the world did I miss this??? I think I know where I'm stopping tomorrow.


 
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Someone on here mentioned it on Sun & Mon I hopped in my car and drove 45 min to the closest HL! LOL


 
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I will definitely be stopping there tomorrow. I don't think my Thickers collection will ever be big enough. They are the best thing ever! Way better than Stickles even!


 
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One favorite? Okay, I'll go with buttonsribbonsflowers. Does that count as one?

I guess I could shorten it to "buttribbers", but that brings about quite a different visual!


 
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Flowers! They are my embellishment crutch.


 
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At the moment, stickles. Tomorrow? Who knows?


 
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Primas for me, followed by a close second on stickles!

I still don't have a clue as to what thickers are - are they thick stickers? LOL - see I'm clueless....


 
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Thickers are a thick sticker basically. They are made out of a lot of different materials depending on which ones you buy. Some are chipboard, vinyl, foam, some have glitter on them. They are sooo fun! You must, must, must try them!


 
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I'd have to say brads, they were my first love (besides pp of course:)) they serve a purpose and can be so decorative, come in so many shapes, sizes, such a variety to either be a nice focal point or laid back accent - I get teased for all my brads - but they are just the perfect accent to me, and if you use them on photos, tag's etc - that part of project is just that much more secure to me!!


 
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  • glensgirl Said:
Primas for me, followed by a close second on stickles!

I still don't have a clue as to what thickers are - are they thick stickers? LOL - see I'm clueless....




LOL...you must try them!!


 
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I will have to go with my Cricut- i use it on almost every LO- even tho "it" is not an embellishment- i embellish with it- so does that count? if, not then i would have to go with flowers.


 
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I am an equal opportunity embellisher! I love me some thickers tho...they have become my favorite way to add a title. Quick and easy!

That said...don't you even think about getting rid of my flowers stash, my trims, ribbons, buttons....


 
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Rhinestones.


 
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Thickers and ribbon. I love me some thickers and ribbon.



 
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  • NurseButtercup Said:
One favorite? Okay, I'll go with buttonsribbonsflowers. Does that count as one?

I guess I could shorten it to "buttribbers", but that brings about quite a different visual!



lol, i read it quickly and thought you said "buttrubber" which gave me yet another visual...


 
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I'd say brads.

I really don't use many embellishments... I just looked through my gallery and realized that there are very few LOs with much embellishment at all. I knew I was a simple scrapper, but I guess I didn't realize just how simple!

Cindy


 
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STICKLES!!!


 
Tina scraps
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my stickles are definitely under-utilized. I have the list of 101 things to do with stickles to inspire me, especially since I recently bought 8 new bottles


 
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Is your list like a Word document for the 101 uses for Stickles? I mean, would you be able to email it to me? If so, would you PM me. I'd love it!!!


 
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I'll post it below so everyone can see it, if they haven't already, and you can paste it into word.

101 ways to use Stickles!
1. You can use Stickles to outline the letters in your titles.
2. You can use Stickles to outline the patterns, pictures & designs on your patterned paper s.
3. You can add a little shimmer by spreading it around with your finger!
4. You can use Stickles on handmade cards.
5. You can use Stickles to make flowers glittery.
6. You can use Stickles to make “glitzy photo corners!”
7. You can use Stickles to make firework photos glittery!
8. You can use Stickles to make the “trails” from butterflies and dragonflies.
9. You can use Stickles to doodle dots and stitches.
10. You can use the clear one which is AWESOME on stickers etc. to really make them look special.
The Basic Grey cardstock stickers become 3-D and really spectacular! !
11. You can use Stickles to outline the veins in leaves.
12. You can use Stickles to add to the clothing on Bella stamps to make the girls look ready for a night on the town!
13. You can use Stickles to make brads sparkly!
14. You can use Stickles to make ribbon sparkly!
15. You can use Stickles to make icing on cupcakes and cakes shimmer.
16. You can use Stickles to make waves look 3-D.
17. You can use Stickles for making cherries/fruit shimmer as if wet.
18. You can use the color Orange to make the “fire” on the end of a birthday candle!
19. You can use Stickles to make rain drops or water drops from a watering can.
20. You can use Stickles to make fairy dust around a fairy’s wand.
21. You can use Stickles to decorate your kids school supplies instead of buying designer stuff.
22. You can use Stickles to cover entire cutouts.
23. You can use Stickles over the designs on grunge board. It looks great!
24. You can use Burgundy Stickles as the perfect color to add blood droplets on your Halloween LO’s.
25. To cover clear embellishments entirely and make them oh so sparkly!
26. You can use Stickles under transparencies, to adhere them. Looks great for bubbles.
27. You can use Stickles for decorating t-shirts. When they’re worn down, ripped or you tired of them, cut out the design and scrap it. More mileage this way.
28. You can use dots made with Stickles to border a page!
29. You can use Stickles for slug trails.
30. You can use Stickles for snail trails.
31. You can use Stickles to decorate tennis shoes.
32. You can use Stickles to decorate buttons.
33. You can use Stickles to decorate ribbons.
34. You can use Stickles to make a spiderweb sparkle in a Halloween LO.
35. You can use Stickles on handmade tags.
36. You can use Stickles to add bling to hats or crowns.
37. You can use Stickles to make jewelry gleam!
38. You can use Stickles to make belts shine!
39. You can use Stickles to add pizazz to purses & some shine to shoes!
40. Add Stickles to all or any misc accessories! (whether it be in a LO or IRL.That’s up to you! LOL!)
41. Add stickles dots to decorate lots of things, especially stamped swirls or flowers.
42. You can use Stickles generally anywhere on your LO, just to add some bling!
43. You can use Stickles to highlight just one letter in a title and make it POP!
44. You can use Stickles to make a circle or square of dots to frame closely in on a face or object in a photo.
45. You can add Stickles to the center of flowers.
46. You can run Stickles along swirly-swirls!
47. You can use a line of Stickles to make a thin (or thick!) border around anything (or everything!) on your page.
48. You can use Stickles to highlight the shadow on stamped letters.
49. You can use Stickles to stamp with them!
50. You can use Stickles to embellish concert LO’s.
51. You can use Stickles to make flourishes on your flourishes and make them look embossed.
52. You can use your Stickles to add bling to a star.
53. You can add them to flames to make them shimmer, glow & come alive!
54. You can use the color Cotton Candy to enhance.Um, well, Cotton Candy!
55. You can use the Candy Cane Stickles for.Candy Canes!
56. You can use the Icicle Stickles for.Icicles.
57. You can use Waterfall Stickles for.Water & Waterfalls.
58. You can use Orange Peel Stickles for.Oranges.
59. You can use Stickles to make the lines of a shooting star!
60. You can use Stickles on flowers to make them sparkle!
61. You can use Stickles as paint (dot a little then spread with paintbrush)
62. You can use Stickles to make a proper Disco Ball!
63. You can tear paper snow for cards or layouts & run Stickles along the top edge of the snow.
64. Stock up on the white/frosty colored Stickles.Stickle the paper or the ghost shape flakes.You can also stamp snowflakes and put Stickles in the center of the snowflake.
65. You can add Stickle to anything that you stamp!
66. You can use Stickles on paper piercings.
67. You can use Stickles on diecuts.
68. When using jewels, outline the jewel with Stickles.
69. You can use Stickles to outline a journal box.
70. You can use Stickles to decorate a cast.
71. You can use Stickles to decorate gift bags.
72. You can use Stickles to decorate wrapping paper.
73. You can use Stickles on feathers for Mardi Gras or Las Vegas LOs.
74. You can use Stickles with a stencil instead of ink.
75. You can print out stuff from Google, then add Stickles and top with Diamond Glaze to make homemade sparkly stickers!
76. You can apply Stickles to the top of Thickers.
77. When glitter comes off of stickers/paper, you can fill it in with Stickles to make it back to normal!..You can use Stickles to glue more glitter on top of the sticker!
78. You can use Stickles to make the eyes on a Disney Princess cut with your Cricut.
79. You can use Stickles to create rays of sunshine!
80. You can use your Stickles to create a rainbow!
81. You can use Stickles to make a heart (or hearts) shine!
82. You can use Stickles to make stars glitter & shine!
83. You can use Stickles to make moonbeams shine!
84. You can use Stickles on diecut Christmas trees to make the bulbs sparkle & shine!
85. You can add Stickles to your own Christmas ornaments or Christmas ornaments as gifts!
86. You can use Stickles to add shine to a trophy.
87. You can use Stickles to a title block.
88. You can use Stickles to add sparkles to a Shamrock.
89. You can use Stickles to add sparkles to an Easter Egg.
90. You can use Stickles to add rays of light to a Christian cross.
91. You can use Stickles to create firework frame around something (For example, a name or an object!)
92. You can use Stickles to make fish glimmer.
93. You can use Stickles to make water reflect (ocean, lake, waterfall, ripples, streams, fountain, aquarium, etc.)
94. You can use Stickles to make a reflective mirror.
95. You can use Stickles to highlight Art Deco from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s or 90’s found in the backgrounds of pictures.
96. You can use Stickles to highlight a monogram.
97. You can use Stickles on inchies.
98. You can use Stickles on tear bears.
99. You can use Stickles to add bling to automobiles.
100. You can use Stickles on your Disney Princess pages.
101. You can use Stickles on everything & anything & as long as you still have Stickles to use!



 
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THANK YOU!!! This will definitely get my creative juices flowing now. For me, one who absolutely LOVES Stickles, this will help.


 
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Basically...you can Stickle anything that is glued down.....and some things that are not.


 
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Usually, I'm all for brads. Lately, I've been gravitating toward grunge and chip board.


 
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Manda K... you sure make me giggle! Thanks!


 
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I can't pick just one thing


 
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I love using my Cricut...and I love using bling...and stickles...and chipboard....and Thickers....


 
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I like 3D stickers alot. Other than that I use ribbon alot. Don't really have a favorite yet, still trying to turn to get out of my comfort zone and work w/stuff like stickles and the heat embossing stuff.

This is one of the most simple and plain LOs I have done but I would have to say it is my fave. The pic and poem just melt my heart.

A Child's Journey
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  • naf on 05-21-09 08:42 PM
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Right now!!!!Embossing powder!!!and rub ons, and sugar coating, and stickles, and thickers, and stamps (are those emebllies??)and


 
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I'd have to say flowers,,,and I cant link my fav because IT'S NOT DONE YET I also love rhinestones, lately


 
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are stamps/ink embellies??? i love my inks even without the stamps!!

ok, if not, then chipboard alphabets!!

(and now thanks to all of you, i think i need to buy some thickers...cuz i have NONE and it sounds like im missing out. thanks for the enabling...i think )


 
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I'd have to say butterflies of any kind. Brads, punched, what ever.


 
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I would have to say...ribbons and I am getting hooked on stickles...LOVE 'EM!!


 
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I used some chipboard and left it in the raw
I love the effect. But yesterday I bought 6 bottles stickles so my nudist streak may be coming to an end.


 
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buttons, buttons and more buttons !!!


 
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I love to use my creativity..... i hardly use stickers.


 
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  • KaityBlue Said:
I'd have to say butterflies of any kind. Brads, punched, what ever.




~butterflies~
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That has a Hambly buterfly overlay...Martha Stewart punch butterflies, a chipboard butterfly and American Crafts butterflies! Just some ideas...



 
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I would say ribbon, brads and flowers.
I don't really like bulky stuff.


 
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  • j3Mel on 05-22-09 11:29 AM
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you hand me an embellishment, I'll figure out a way to use it.......I love them alllllllllllll

buttribbers


 
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i can't choose a favorite. i have so many, but i use what goes best with the pics and papers i am using. a word about thickers...i didn't have any, but big lots had them for $2 each, so i bought some of all they had. like i really need more alphas to add to my slightly overgrown collection. last count i was at over 400 different kinds of letters...chipboard, metal, stickers, die cuts....i think i have a problem!can't someone please help me? lol!


 
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well now looks like every single page i make have to have sparckle so i use lots of stickles they are my favorites NOW


 
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