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10 fun ways to use twine on your projects


Twine is such a fun way to add a bit of texture and a pop of colour to a project without adding bulk. Here are some ideas on how you can utilise twine on your projects. :)

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Double page spread for Maya Road/Simple Stories Swap

1. Tie across your photos for a decorative edge.

This is a great way to create unity and cohesiveness between pages on a double page spread.


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Sail away on  carefree day

2. Use it on a tag on a card.

Loop your twine for a decorative finish.

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Shabby chic magnet

3. Let it be part of your embellishment cluster.

Add a little twine to create texture and interest on your embellishment cluster.

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Join me for afternoon tea

4. Wrap your package with twine.

Plain old (recycled) brown paper packaging looks a whole lot better with twine and a little tag.:)

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An obsession with frames

5. Use your twine for a photo banner.

Create a fun photo banner with twine. :)

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Altered box for Maya Road/Xyron Swap

6. Try making a  "twine on a spool" embellishment.

Such a simple way to add a whimsical element on your project.

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Baby Boy Paper Bag for LESSology

7. Braid your twine to make paper bag handles.

Customize your paper bag handles to match your decorated paper bag.

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The lazy person's wreath

8. Use it to make a decorative wreath.

It is time-consuming but totally worth the end results.:)

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When art imitates life

9 Use them in multiple rows for a cool textured border.

Try 2 different colours of twine for a "patterned" paper look.

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The 5 minute Christmas card

10. Create a mini wreath on a card.

Twirl some twine into a circle and you have yourself a cute "wreath" in seconds. Perfect for a 5 minute Christmas card.


There you have it....10 fun ways to use twine on your projects. What is your fave way of using twine?


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7 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

You always ROCK everything! I LOVE these ideas!!!!!!!!

Annette Allen said...

your an amazing designer. I love all the different mediums you use and always so colorful.. Love it

Lynn said...

Thanks for the fine twine ideas. I especially like the braided twine bag handle.

StirYourCreativity said...

Your different ways of using things always makes me think of using my supplies in different ways.

Lisa said...

Your tips are fabulous, as always!! All of the projects are stunning!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Audrey Pettit said...

Twine is still one of my absolute favorite embellishments! Love your projects and all your fabulous ideas! TFS!

Cindy deRosier said...

Great ideas! I don't use twine as often as I should. It's so versatile!

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