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Button Invitation Frame

Button Invitations

Handmade cards have an elegant feel but they can be very expensive if you want a handmade look for invitations and need more than one. We created these bridal shower Button Invitations using card stock, glue and buttons. It’s so easy! You could also make these as invitations to your Royal Wedding watch party! To […] Read more…

Bridal Garter Beauty

Bridal Garter

The Royal Wedding is just a few weeks away! Here’s an easy tulle Bridal Garter project to make with your girlfriends. Use satin ribbon and tulle and embellish with pretty crystal buttons. You can also create this bridal garter to toss on your wedding day.   To make this Bridal Garter you will need the […] Read more…

Easter Egg Card Final

Easter Egg Card

Easter is fast approaching! If you need cards to share, you can make this sweet handmade Easter Egg Card with ribbon scraps. Use a variety of ribbons to create stripes and embellish with buttons, appliques, and ribbon flowers. This finished card is 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Because it’s blank inside, you can create a personalized […] Read more…

Button and Ribbon Necklace Final 2

Button and Ribbon Necklace

Do you have trouble finding the perfect accessories for your favorite outfits? The solution? Create your own! Not only do you get exactly what you want, but you create a unique piece that no one else has! We created this Button and Ribbon Necklace from a variety of buttons. Pick buttons that match your style and […] Read more…

Button Trees Final

Button Trees

Can you believe that Christmas is less than two weeks away?! We’ve created one last Christmas project: Button Trees using foam cones, Button Jars and glue. You can use these Button Trees to decorate a mantel, window sill or add them to a cake stand or plate and use them as a centerpiece for your […] Read more…

Christmas Button Garland Branch

Christmas Button Garland

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: time for some Christmas decorating! This Christmas Button Garland is a simple project that you can create while curled-up watching your favorite holiday movies. You just need some wired twine or narrow ribbon and a lot of buttons that match your Christmas decorations. The wired twine is […] Read more…

Thanksgiving table decor final 2

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…

Halloween button garland final

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…

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…

Buttoned Up Office Supplies Thumb Tacks

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…

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