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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Blossom with the i-Top tool

Have you tried out our i-top punches before?
These are the punches that go along with the i-top tool to create the brads.
Check out how Amanda used the punches on her layout below!!



"Blossom" layout

I have a confession to make, I had never used my I top tool before this assignment! I have 3 little ones, and my scrapping time is usually in spurts, and I thought oh, those must take forever to make, I don't have time for that...boy, was I wrong!! The I top tool, is so fun and easy to use, and it makes very sturdy brads! I loved how easy it was to punch them through my paper, no piercer needed ( because again, who has time for that!), and you can make custom brads to suit your needs!! 

For my project, I decided to have fun not only with the brad maker, BUT with the i top punches also! I used all 3 sizes, to create a fun background for my project!



I love the fun look of these punches, and it helped me to add some fun pattern and texture to this layout. Then in the "open spots" I added in a mix of my custom i top brads, wood veneer, and rhinestones.  I kept the rest of the embellishing to a minimum, just a few pieces layered here and there for even more interest.



Then to make my journaling and title really pop, I adhered a few of my custom brads clustered there, it really helps to draw your eye in!



I have a new love in the i top tool, and it quickly went to the top of my must use list!!! :)


Supply List:
Imaginisce: Patterned Paper (Welcome Spring); Rhinestones ( Welcome Spring) i-top tool and punches.
American Crafts: Cardstock

9 comments:

Debora cypriano nascimento said...

Love this!

Jennyfer L said...

These look cool to make! Fun, fun, fun!!!

TracyM #6773 said...

CUTE photo and FABULOUS layout Amanda - LOVE all the beautiful blossoms!!!

Amy C. said...

Fun layout! I love all the blossoms.

Ange said...

Oh that is super cute!

Sandy #1781 said...

Wonderful page and idea. I love my eye top and can't believe how much fun it is to coordinate my brads. Using the punch separately is very cute.

Iris said...

Cute layout.
isoscia at aol dot com

Paola Vasquez De Leon said...

i love this LO i tried

cghundley said...

How come I haven't
seen this way to
use the tool before!
Makes sense and lovely.
Carla from Utah

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