Brads are a quick and easy way to add interest to handmade cards. While there are a wide variety of brad styles and designs to choose from, you can also customize standard brads to create your own unique designs.
Customizing brads is also a great way to save money as you can buy basic stationer's brads. Simple metal brads are perfect for customizing in a variety of ways.
Tips for Customizing BradsHere are some tips for customizing brads to add to handmade cards:
- Paint a coat of nail varnish over the head of the brad to add a touch of color
- Dip the head of the brad in glue and then dunk it in glitter to create a sparkling brad
- Use scraps of polymer clay from other projects to make great looking custom brads - How to Make Polymer Clay Covered Brads