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CHA 2011 – Opening Day!

I’ve finally had an opportunity to sit and write a few words about the show.  The opening of the show could not been better – beautiful sunny LA weather…   The  sign could be seen from far away – welcoming everyone who attended.  Suprisingly was how big the convention center was. A two block walk […] Read more…

Prepping for CHA 2011

I know it’s been a couple of weeks that I posted projects and ideas – but we’ve been extremely busy preparing for CHA 2011 in LA. We are SOOOOOO excited to be introducing several new styles/categories…which we’ve prepared many projects which after the show we will feature all the photos and instructions. Make-it-Take-it allows you […] Read more…

Glitz It Up For the New Year!

Have a special night planned for the New Year? Why not add some Glitz jewelry to the mix – Glitz buttons that is! Yes this set is actually made with BUTTONS. You too can make this great set… Materials needed: La Mode – style #31626; La Mode – style #2629; LeBouton – style #6117 (available […] Read more…

Button Mug Sleeve

Check out this great mug that Starbucks put out this year!  Yes the Button sleeve came with it.  Tired of burning your hands – or your cup gets too hot to hold?  Slip your mug into a sleeve and embellish with a Big Button!  Hmmm wonder why I didn’t think of that!   So brew […] Read more…

Trim The Tree…

Most of us have either finished decorating the tree or are just thinking about it!  Here is a cute project that you can do this weekend with your kids!  Sparkling Glitter Button Ornaments.      Materials: Favorite Findings Glitter buttons – Red, Black;  round clear glass ornaments (2);  decorative wired ribbon – red, black;  satin […] Read more…

JOY…

Looking for something to hang on your door to greet your guests as they come over for the holidays – here is a project that I did for Michaels Stores. There is still time to add one more project!   Here are the materials that you’ll need:    Materials:  Favorite Findings Red Glitter buttons #552001447 & Favorite […] Read more…

Time to decorate the tree and packages!

Those last minute decorations! How about that old jar of buttons you have or check out Favorite Findings BIG Bag of Buttons in assorted colors. There are so many ideas that you can come up with – but the easiest of them all are these cute BUTTON WREATHS. Materials: Favorite Findings BIG Bag of Buttons […] Read more…

Let It Snow!

With only 3 weeks left till…it’s time to get your “greetings” sent out. Why not this year make it personal! Be creative. With all the projects you’ve already created you’re bound to have leftover scrapbook paper, ribbon and what crafter doesn’t have card stock and with the great selection of Favorite Findings Holiday buttons we […] Read more…

BRRRRR Outside!

It’s that time of the year where we will be pulling out that dreaded hat and mittons/gloves to keep warm – not to fret we have some great buttons to ‘freshen’ that old set to look new. From my understanding some areas have already been hit with snow!  So before you go and buy a new set here’s […] Read more…

Christmas list – checking in twice…

I was walking around the other day in one of my many favorite craft stores and noticed the $1.00 aisle and thought HMMMMM.  I’m always looking to see what I can create and with the holidays upon us we are ALL trying to get ourselves organized (atleast we say that we are!). I came across this great mini […] Read more…

Christmas Button Wreath

I thought I would add to my blog from the other day on wreaths – BUTTON WREATHS that is…Favorite Findings Big Value Bag offers a great bag filled with red and green tone buttons (Christmas #2012). I added several additional buttons to add some pop… Materials: Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons – #2012 Christmas […] Read more…

Oh Christmas Tree

OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE…It may be a bit too soon to be singing but not early enough to begin crafting for the Holidays…(although last week I heard Holiday music being played – SERIOUSLY?). It did put me in the mood to begin thinking. So how about a “rustic” Christmas tree… I love that […] Read more…

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