What embellishment can you never get enough of?

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Posted 10/8/2012 by LolaLayout in General Scrappin'
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PeaNut 544,018
February 2012
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Posted: 10/8/2012 9:56:25 AM
For me, it's paper flowers. I buy them over and over and over again. If layout doesn't look quite right - BAM! - a flower slapped down and it's finished. Haha.

What's your go-to embellishment?

Pea, Glorious Pea

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Posted: 10/8/2012 10:02:17 AM
Lately, it's been twine, washi tape and buttons.

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Posted: 10/8/2012 10:04:18 AM
label stickers. tried and true.

Olympian Pea

PeaNut 171,168
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Posted: 10/8/2012 10:31:39 AM
Brads and enamel dots!

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July 2006
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Posted: 10/8/2012 10:35:08 AM
Journaling cards/spots and label/border stickers seem to be my go to embellies lately.

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PeaNut 556,376
June 2012
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Posted: 10/8/2012 12:28:51 PM
Washi tape. I haven't used it in awhile. It doesn't matter. I fully admit to myself that I just love looking at it.

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PeaNut 27,168
January 2002
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Posted: 10/8/2012 12:30:41 PM
Tiny staples. Regular size staples not so much but tiny ones I have issues and I freely admit that.


PeaNut 281,136
October 2006
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Posted: 10/8/2012 1:01:51 PM
Washi, journaling cards/labels/tags, and Thickers. (I couldn't choose just one!)

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PeaNut 18,232
July 2001
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Loc: Ohio

Posted: 10/8/2012 1:02:35 PM
Brads and unfinished wooden buttons ... and brads.

Oh, and did I mention brads?

Pea with a Pen

PeaNut 70,644
February 2003
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Posted: 10/8/2012 3:58:32 PM
It depends on if the primary subject of the layout is male or female, but it's either stars or flowers. Although with stars I tend to stamp the back of pattern paper, then cut out the star. With flowers I tend to either hand make a flower several different ways or reach into an extensive collection of them.

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April 2000
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Posted: 10/8/2012 4:09:06 PM
chipboard - flourishes and artsy shapes

caz hancock

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Posted: 10/8/2012 4:24:41 PM
washi tape, veneer and buttons

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PeaNut 49,444
September 2002
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Posted: 10/8/2012 5:28:12 PM
Brads! I don't think I have EVER made a layout that didn't include brads. Love Penny

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PeaNut 109,681
October 2003
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Posted: 10/8/2012 5:46:18 PM
right now, flowers, buttons and stick pins. i'm actually in the market for some more 1 1/2" flowers if anyone has any they want to sell

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PeaNut 15,878
May 2001
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Posted: 10/8/2012 5:47:34 PM
paper/accordian flowers

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April 2006
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Posted: 10/8/2012 6:01:23 PM
Lately, I am loving wood veneers. And while it is not really an embellishment, I seem to be using a lot of pop dots WITH my embellishments

Montana Sweet Pea

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April 2004
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Posted: 10/8/2012 6:07:37 PM
Flowers of any kind...but especially Prima. Banner & label stickers. Jewels....always. Washi tape. Crochet trim. The list could go on, but I'll leave it at that for now!


PeaNut 403,946
December 2008
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Posted: 10/8/2012 8:19:02 PM
Anything vintage!

Garden Girl

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November 2005
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Posted: 10/8/2012 8:43:20 PM
Washi, jewels, brads, any bits and bobs

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PeaNut 12,495
March 2001
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Posted: 10/8/2012 9:02:24 PM
Brads. I've always loved them..simple, classic, versatile. I have way too many of them.


PeaNut 553,290
May 2012
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Posted: 10/8/2012 9:16:21 PM
I Brads and Buttons but my new favorite is Enamel Dots.

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May 2002
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Posted: 10/8/2012 9:36:33 PM
journaling cards/spots.


PeaNut 543,253
February 2012
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Posted: 10/8/2012 10:33:10 PM
Vintage brads from Stampin' Up!

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Creative Dreamer

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April 2003
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Posted: 10/9/2012 12:22:28 AM
Flowers and decorative borders. Love my border/PATP punches.

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PeaNut 37,907
May 2002
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Posted: 10/9/2012 9:13:49 AM
Buttons! I can't have too many, and they're so versatile!
I love brads too, since they're like faster buttons.
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PeaNut 426,629
June 2009
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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:58:22 AM
I go in spurts!

Right now it's washi and veneers.

Other times it's been flowers, buttons, twine, etc...

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PeaNut 276,065
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Posted: 10/9/2012 3:54:32 PM

Dimensional stickers!!I just love to add bulk and "build" up a page or project..Linda

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Posted: 10/9/2012 4:04:36 PM
Flair/badges, or whatever name the manufacturers use. But I have to say--I've got so many, I'm freezing myself from those for a while.


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PeaNut 565,890
September 2012
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Posted: 10/9/2012 4:05:31 PM
Flowers and jewels


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Posted: 10/9/2012 5:52:56 PM
Thickers & Bling....
I love Bling...

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PeaNut 35,782
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Posted: 10/10/2012 5:04:11 PM
Stamps (if they count)

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Scrapbook Roadie

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November 2007
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Posted: 10/11/2012 8:39:05 AM
Flowers, flourishes, and bling! I may never tire of them.


PeaNut 422,247
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Posted: 10/11/2012 8:56:12 AM
bling and flourishes

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Posted: 10/11/2012 9:22:08 AM
Ribbon for me. I love the seam binding ribbon. It is so easy to work with and I can dye it with my spray mists.

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December 2003
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Posted: 10/11/2012 9:41:35 AM


it rhymes with banana

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PeaNut 565,904
September 2012
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Posted: 10/11/2012 1:04:36 PM
Lately its been washi and enamel dots. A tried and true for me is vintage or repurposed stuff...like old bootlaces or netting from cinnamon pinecones or old tulle or lace. I'm trying to reconcile the chevron washi I'm in love with and my vintage-ish style...


PeaNut 363,998
February 2008
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Posted: 10/11/2012 3:37:29 PM
flowers, brads and tiny, tiny, staples!!



PeaNut 175,480
November 2004
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Posted: 10/11/2012 5:40:50 PM
I love buttons but I love using my dies to create embellishments. I use lots of tags and seasonal shapes.

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PeaNut 471,901
June 2010
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Posted: 10/11/2012 5:42:09 PM
washi, flair, and any kind of OA die cut! lol It's a rare page that I don't have at least two of these things included.

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PeaNut 21,192
September 2001
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Posted: 10/11/2012 9:51:04 PM
Due to the fact that 95% of my pages are masculine, it is a tie between buttons and brads. I still, however, must have 185 million flowers that I can't seem to stop buying.

Now I need to go find out what enamel dots are. I guess I can imagine what they are, but I haven't been shopping in a LONG time. My stuff has been packed up for over a year due to a move. I wonder what else is new out there! (I finally get to unpack in a few weeks - yay!)



PeaNut 37,775
May 2002
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Loc: California

Posted: 10/11/2012 9:55:20 PM
Chipboard stickers.


PeaNut 272,082
August 2006
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Loc: Midwest

Posted: 10/11/2012 10:17:43 PM
Titles and borders cut with my Cameo.


Prima 'n' Stickles Pea

PeaNut 80,424
April 2003
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Posted: 10/11/2012 10:21:20 PM
Flowers! Nice and generic. (Plus I have 2 daughters and also make cards for my mom to give away, so plenty of opportunity for flowers.)

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PeaNut 432,196
July 2009
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Posted: 10/12/2012 12:47:04 AM
Bling, lots and lots of bling. I love sparkly.



PeaNut 546,903
March 2012
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Loc: Australia

Posted: 10/12/2012 12:57:16 AM
I washi!!!
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PeaNut 160,610
August 2004
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Posted: 10/12/2012 6:48:41 AM
Chipboard shapes or letter that I make from Cricut. I've got enough brads! I use them all the time and they never seem to disappear.


PeaNut 40,368
June 2002
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Posted: 10/12/2012 8:40:25 AM
Flowers, jewels, chipboard, stick pins and journaling cards/spots are my current favorites.

ETA - and Bling. I love Bling! I don't know how I could have forgotten it!


PeaNut 106,912
September 2003
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Loc: Tucson, AZ

Posted: 10/12/2012 9:17:11 AM
This year are
Bakers twine
Wood veneers
Elle's studio
I think almost every layout has at least one of each.

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PeaNut 51,456
October 2002
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Loc: VA

Posted: 10/12/2012 11:26:06 AM
Chipboard arrows
twigs with leaves on them (diecut or realistic)
Little word stickers

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