How-To: Fill Negative Space with Microbeads

Even small accents can pack a punch when you fill the negative space from a punch out. Fill the space with colorful, textured microbeads as Maggie Holmes did. Use this accent piece on a layout or card.

Just Because I Love You accent by Maggie Holmes from Mixed Media, Vol. 1

Just Because I Love You accent by Maggie Holmes from Mixed Media, Vol. 1


Create the look:

Step 1: Punch butterfly or other shape from patterned paper.

Step 1: Punch butterfly or other shape from patterned paper.

Step 2: Adhere patterned paper to cardstock using foam adhesive.

Step 2: Adhere patterned paper to cardstock using foam adhesive.

Step 3: Pour glaze into punched out area. Add microbeads to fill.

Step 3: Pour glaze into punched out area. Add microbeads to fill.

 

 

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2 Responses to How-To: Fill Negative Space with Microbeads

  1. chark says:

    love this idea and just found “nail beads” at the Dollar Tree that I got for crafting–perfect timing!

  2. Lyn Kaufmann says:

    Great idea, hope the mold holds the design!

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