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Thanksgiving Place Settings

Here we are, just one week away from Thanksgiving! While you are busy planning the dishes for your big meal and making your shopping lists, don’t forget to plan for some decorations for your Thanksgiving table. We created some simple ways to dress-up Thanksgiving Place Settings with buttons and grosgrain ribbon. For this first setting,we […] Read more…

Thanksgiving Wine Charms Final

Thanksgiving Wine Charms

Thanksgiving is almost here so we spent some time creating fun little Thanksgiving Wine Charms using paint, ribbon, and wood buttons.  This is a quick project – just be sure to leave enough drying time for the paint! To make these Thanksgiving Wine Charms, you will need the following materials: Wood Simply Leaves Buttons  550000801A […] Read more…

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Shell Button Accents

Buttons aren’t just for fastening, they also make great embellishments! For this project, we added shell button accents to a basic black shirt. This is a great way to update your existing wardrobe or dress-up a thrift store find. There are so many button styles to choose from so you can use any color shirt. […] Read more…

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Halloween Button Garland

The countdown to Halloween is on! If you haven’t finished your Halloween decorations, create this spooky-fun Halloween Button Garland with pumpkin and skull buttons and narrow satin ribbon. Use this garland to frame a doorway or decorate a mantel. To make this Halloween Button Garland, you will need the following materials: Smiling Pumpkins  550001318 Value […] Read more…

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Fall Felt Button Brooch

Last week, we shared with you the wide variety of fall and Halloween buttons we carry. This week, we will show you how to use our Felt Buttons to create a Fall Felt Button Brooch. It’s a simple and colorful project you can add to a jacket, blazer, shirt or bag. You can layer the […] Read more…

Pumpkin Buttons

Fall and Halloween Buttons

Pumpkin spice season is finally here! It’s time to start your fall and Halloween craft projects (if you haven’t already)! This week we want to introduce you to the wide variety of fall and Halloween buttons that we offer. Buttons are an easy (and removable) way to add a spooky touch to a plain t-shirt, […] Read more…

Pumpkin Face Buttons Final

Pumpkin Face Buttons

Can you believe it is almost time to start planning your Halloween decorations?! Here is a very simple project we created using our Pumpkin Face Buttons. We used embroidery hoops and fabric but these buttons are so versatile. Sew them onto a t-shirt for the easiest costume ever.  Add them to a throw pillow or […] Read more…

Pinwheel Handmade Card Cover

Pinwheel Handmade Card

We are in the handmade card groove, so next up is this Pinwheel Handmade Card. You probably have plenty of buttons on hand that could work with the color scheme you choose. To make this Pinwheel Handmade Card, you will need the following materials: Card Stock in White, Blue, Green and Orange Card Stock that […] Read more…

Elephant Button Handmade Card Final

Elephant Button Handmade Card

We all know buttons aren’t just for sewing. Shaped buttons make great embellishments for crafts, including scrapbooking and card making. We created this cute Elephant Button Handmade Card using our Favorite Findings buttons and card stock. We even decorated it with sweet little tassels. This is a birthday card but you can easily change it […] Read more…

Pockets and Peekers Iron-Ons

Pockets and Peekers Iron-Ons

Our product team created a really cute new product line called Pockets and Peekers Iron-Ons that’s available now at Michaels. It’s a mix and match program where you select a designed pocket (yes – it’s an actual, working pocket!) and a cute little animal image. You iron-on the animal to your t-shirt, or other fabric […] Read more…

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Buttoned Up Office Supplies

Our CR Gibson division recently launched a stylish and modern new line of stationery products: X & O Paper Goods. The bold colors of the Bright & Lively theme inspired me to create some coordinating office supplies. If you are ready to update your work or home office with fun colors, use this project to […] Read more…

Button Beach Bag Final

Button Beach Bag

Summer officially arrived this week! Who is heading to the beach or to the pool this weekend? Beach bags are the best way to keep your towel, shoes, books, and drinks organized. Follow along with this Button Beach Bag project to personalize a plain beach bag by sewing on buttons into the shape of your […] Read more…

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