Thursday, July 23, 2009

Button Bracelets



These are some more button bracelets I whipped up recently. Take a look at my blog to see more about them.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Grandma's treasures.......

On saturday, hubby and were out garage-saling and after I had purchased a couple of goodies from one house and started to walk away, I spotted this little treasure! The tin alone made me happy!
But then I found that it was filled with vintage sewing goodies and lots of buttons....yippee!
There were also needles, thread, cufflinks and garter clips...... fun! fun!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Buttoned up dress form...

I recently covered this small dress form with buttons... caute!
If you look closely you can see the bottom edge is scalloped.You can read more about it on my blog

Free UK shipping on fabric buttons....


Hello! I just wanted to let you know that I am offering free UK shipping throughout July in my Folksy shop & Coriandr shop on all of my fabric buttons, as well as other stock!

Just click on the shop names to browse or if you don't want to buy, please feel free just to visit me at my blog by clicking on the post title!

Thank you & have a great week x

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Using buttons on cards

Since this isn't my post, I can't add pictures, but I wanted to share with you that Capturing the Moment has some really cute ways to use buttons on cards.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Button Collage


What a beautiful swap present my mailman brought me a few weeks ago. Laurie from Indulge Your Shelf was my It's About Time swap partner. She sent many, many lovely items. One of my favorites is this beautiful button collage on damask which Laurie stitched herself!! What care she put into this fabulous work!!! This is an heirloom that I will be sharing with generations to come!!! If you'd like to see more pics of all the other great sewing items I received from Laurie, please visit me at Unshelved Words!

Monday, July 6, 2009

"Sumptuosity"


ok they're not strictly buttons but rather button brooches and i absolutely adore them!
i have blogged all about them
HERE


Sunday, July 5, 2009

Jolly Little Circles of Pure Happiness and Joy

I was simply browsing through a few blogs, and look what I came upon! Couldn't resist linking to it so that you could all go and have a look! It's worth it!

http://rosylittlethings.typepad.com/posie_gets_cozy/2006/05/jolly_little_ci.html

Friday, July 3, 2009

Happy 4th of July - Vintage Button Style

I want to wish all the button floozies a Happy 4th of July. This is a little flag I made out of vintage buttons. Just laid them out on a cloth and took a picture to put on my blog for Vintage Thingies Thursday. Just wanted to share this patriotic image made out of wonderful vintage buttons.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Button Bouquets

Hi Button Floozies - I just made some button bouquets and must give a big Thank You to Susan of T-Cozy for inspiring me with her lovely bouquets and tutorial. I have more photographs of my bouquets on my blog here. Please come visit and have a look!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Went to the flea on Sunday.....

I slipped away to the flea market on sunday with my friend Robin and got some fun stuff.... Here are some old-new stock millinery and a dolly dress and child's slip and of course..... BUTTONS!
I always grab pink, blue and green buttons when I find them but who could pass up those pearly's? And that sweet little button card..... Heaven!
Hope you have a great buttony week! karen....
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