Monday, December 17, 2012

Button Floozies Christmas Ornament Swap 2012


Here is the ornament that I made and sent to my swap partners in the Button Floozies Christmas Ornament Swap!
I made it from a vintage Jello mold tin that I painted, glittered, and filled with snowy things!
There's a little vintage Monopoly house and hotel -- the old, wooden ones -- that I painted white, as well as a bottle brush tree and little sequined trim flowers that look like snow-covered bushes.
The hanger is held in place by a mother of pearl button, and the rest of the required buttons for the swap are dangles hanging from the top.  I love making these!
If you'd like to see more ornaments, check out the Button Floozies Swap group flickr page!

9 comments:

Lesa said...

How utterly charming! This weekend, at a yard sale, I found a bunch of vintage individual-sized jello molds. Now I know what to do with them: Christmas versions of those lovely old sugar eggs at Easter. Thanks for a wonderful idea!

Mickie said...

That is a beautiful ornament! I love your blog!

Tami Hacker said...

They are so sweet... you are so creative!

autena said...

Adorable! Always love mini things!

Kathy said...

This is just adorable. Was it hard to get it to balance so it hung right? Heading over to check out the other on BF now. I am way behind on my blog-reading!

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

so peaceful and beautiful...thank you...my heart is so heavy today so I am looking for peace in every corner of my life. Peace, Mary Helen

maggie said...

Dear Laurie,

What a beautiful and unique ornament. What a lucky recipient.
Makes me sorry I didn't participate. Maybe next time.
I want to wish you and your family a happy and blessed Christmas and new year .
love
maggie in Maine

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Linda said...

Beautiful! Love the ornament and I got to see what a finished one looks like. Really nice.

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