Buttons Buttons Everywhere

OK, this is my last button related blog, for this month at least.   I recently ordered some cute little wooden boxes that I plan to paint up and sell on Etsy.  For my first project I decided to use some of the buttons I have lying around and make a button box.  You can keep buttons in it, or something else.   I have a good friend who is a [...]

Sew Fun! Button Magnets

So I’ve been going through my button collection crafting up new ideas. This one is simple, but sweet. I took a set of buttons and made them into magnets. They’d make a good gift for the sewing fan in your life. Tip: Go with the heavy duty ceramic magnets (I found mine at Michaels). The regular ones don’t hold things. They will [...]

But(ton), I LOVE Daisies!

What’s your favorite flower?  Mine is hands down the basic white Shasta Daisy!  I do love variations (such as her sister Gerbera), but my true love is the delicate white petal and the bright cheery yellow center.  So, when I was trying to think of what to do with all of my wonderful buttons, I thought, why not make a daisy for my kitchen [...]

Corduroy, I Have Your Button!

I recently went thrift shopping and came upon a great jar of vintage buttons.  The seller had matched up all the sets and talked about them with great pride; making them an even better find.  I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with them yet, but I couldn’t pass them by when I saw the jar of perfect colors.  My first project was [...]