Archive of ‘Fashion’ category

Button Stretch Bracelet Final

Button Stretch Bracelet

Celebrate the arrival of spring with this colorful button stretch bracelet. Our ombre buttons make it easy to create this simple DIY fashion accessory. Our ombre buttons are available in a wide variety of color families so pick your favorite combinations. In honor of spring, I chose pink and some mint green buttons for this […] Read more…

Steampunk Necklace Final

Steampunk Necklace

Buttons are great for décor, crafts, and sewing—but they can also be used to create unique fashion accessories! Steampunk fashion is becoming more and more popular, blending the style of Victorian England with the imagery of steam-power and just a hint of science fiction. This Steampunk Necklace is a perfect way to showcase your unique […] Read more…

Introducing Steampunk buttons

To be quite honest with you,  I was having difficulties figuring out how to begin writing this blog today – however the more I thought about it, how many really know or understand what Steampunk even means? Do you? If you “Google” Steampunk you’ll find over 30,400 links/topics.  Now I understand not everyone has time […] Read more…

Pantone Colors for 2016

Yes that’s right “colors” – plural!  For the first time Pantone introduced two colors a softer take for 2016. Introducing Rose Quartz & Serenity.                     Pantone Institute executive director Leatrice Eiseman explains “In many parts of the world we are experiencing a gender blur as it relates to fashion, which has in turn impacted color trends […] Read more…

Ugly Christmas Sweater Part 3

Did you have your ugly Christmas sweater party yet!?  Well we found a quick and easy way to turn your red cardigan into a conversation piece!  Lots of pictures in this entry.. so please give it some time to load! Materials and Buttons needed for your Ugly Sweater: Snowman Face Buttons by La Mode Christmas […] Read more…

DIY Dress to Top

Today I’m making a project that transforms a top into a dress! it’s a really fun idea that you can alter a million ways. The pattern for the original project can be found on Burda style’s website, and printed directly from your computer at home…how convenient is that? This is a basic A-line dress with […] Read more…

Button Infinity Scarf

Mornings are surely getting a bit chiller around here and it’s time to rummage through your winter clothing to see if you’re ready for the weather ahead.  Today I opted to restyle an earlier project we created and honestly the possibilities are endless – hence the name infinity!  Materials: Coconut Buttons – Crafting with Buttons #590005011 (available […] Read more…

Elsa Schiaparelli

Today I would like to show some love for one of my favorite designers of the past, Elsa Schiaparelli. She was one of the most prominent fashion figures between the two World Wars. Although her aesthetic was fantastically quirky, controversial, and specific, it is not difficult to find traces of her style being emulated throughout […] Read more…

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