Coordinates Mini Button Journal

I was going through my stash of projects and found my “to do” projects for my blog. For some of you this may look familiar – we created this project for Jo-Anns MTK last summer and I knew I wanted to share with everyone the projects that were created. So lets get started: I’ve selected […] Read more…

Glitter Ballerina and Her Tutu

With the help of my designer sister Kathy we created this Glitter Ballerina painting that features Blumenthal Lansing – Favorite Findings™ Glitter buttons. As we all know buttons aren’t just for sewing they are for creating pieces of “art”. I selected the following colors: Rosy Glitter; Amethyst Glitter; Violet Glitter; Citron Glitter; Topaz Glitter and […] Read more…

Michaels Button Pendants!

Did you ever wonder how to make Button Pendants? Well if you know how to make rings (check out our project page on our website).   For those lucky enough to attend the Michaels Where Creativity Happens Cruise this coming Sunday one of the MTK will be Loops & Threads Button Rings and coordinating Pendants. Here […] Read more…

Everythings Blooming!

Spring is just around the corner and soon flowers will be budding (okay I know that’s a stretch). However, Blumenthal Lansing’s NEW Flower Garden Program features beautiful colorful button flowers and leaves. We had an opportunity during the CHA show this year to feature these buttons during our MTK. For those who could not attend […] Read more…

OH VALENTINE!

With only several days away I thought I better hurry and post a Valentine project for you all!  This one is especially special to me since it features my mother and father (my fathers only one true love!). I started with a simple $1.00 frame, 1 sheet of Valentine scrapbook paper and other miscellaneous items I’ve  purchased at […] Read more…

CHA 2011 LA – Catching Up!

I know everyone has posted their insights on CHA 2011 and I’m catching up with getting everything organized and getting out of the slump that “bronchittis” can do to you.  I’m  finally back home and at work and have put all my photos together and I’m ready to share with you our GREAT booth that […] Read more…

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…

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