Archive of ‘Ideas’ category

Create Patina and Antique looking buttons

Lately I’ve been very inspired by an “antique” or “rustic” look whether it be interior decorating, taking photos, or even visiting an antique shop – I can’t help it. I’m OBSESSED. I would take an old weathered wood chair over something from Home Goods ANY day. I spent a lot of time browsing the web […] Read more…

Back to School Already?

Where did summer go? We always ask that question once we hear the sound of school bells and school buses and of course stores filled with school supplies! For some school began mid August, here on the east coast we are preparing our little ones, medium ones, and older for their first day. Last minute supplies […] Read more…

Sharpies and Buttons

We have many creative people here in our Blumenthal Lansing Co. office and many of our desks have a Sharpie marker somewhere! So I went through our collections of buttons to find ones that could easily be doodled on with Sharpies! I asked each of our creative-thinkers to doodle something… anything they wanted with Sharpies! […] Read more…

Jumping on the Button Wagon

It seems everywhere you turn everyone is embellishing their cell phone cases and well I thought I’d better jump on the Button wagon! As you can see from the previous post Cricket has completed 3 of her own and what great ideas and well you know I wanted to see for myself… The trend is called […] Read more…

Button Heart Earrings!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Yes I know it’s Valentine’s Day and why would I be posting last minute projects – well because we’re all guilty of last minute gifts – we all do it  – but will never admit it (you know who you are!).  However, Button Heart Earrings are not just for Valentines! These can be […] Read more…

Tattoo a Button

Around here we think a lot about buttons… and a lot of different ways they can be used! I remembered last year I purchased some temporary tattoos from Tattly and I still had some left over (yes I went on a spree, they are addicting). I knew we had an handful of wood buttons and […] Read more…

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