Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Button, Button, Who has the Button?

I love a vintage button! Trouble is, they are becoming so costly that your better off scouring the thrift shops for clothing with the beautiful babbles and remove them. Below are a few things to make with buttons. Jewelry is tops, a brooch with a bracelet, and one could add earrings!


There is always the decorated picture frame,



to set next to the cute pincushion,




on the beautiful button table!






//*o*\\Have a great day! C&G Design
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7 comments:

tina said...

I like that button brooch. Most unique.

Jean said...

All are nice but the button table is really too cool.

Debbie said...

Hi Dawn! I like them all but the button pincushion is (of course) my favorite! Thanks for sharing all of those crafts. I am going to try and print them out. I absolutely LOVE old buttons and you are right...they are hard to find today. I was lucky enough to get a lot of them at yard sales last year and the year before. I keep them in old glass jars and canning jars and a couple old liquor bottles shaped like womens shoes. They are so unique and beautiful.

Protector of Vintage said...

I never find any vintage buttons while thrifting. Sure would love to have a button brooch. Great post. Thanks for the info!

Lola said...

Neat ideas Dawn. I have some old buttons in the base of a small lamp. It's in my sewing room. The little shade to the lamp has spools of thread & buttons on it. Occasionally I have to rob the button collection to replace a lost one.

Kathleen said...

Dawn, thank you for sharing these great ideas....I, too, like the button pincushion, and might even attemp to make it. At one of those auctions I went to, some button lots, sold for $95.00. Prepare for the rain, again...hugs, Kathleen

Skeeter said...

My Grandmother had a button jar and I wonder what ever happen to it. Hum, I must ask my mom....

A crafter made the button brooch and a braclet also in our Craft Store. She taught me how to make them and I made a few but then moved onto old coins instead. I had my hubby send me old coins from Bosnia while he was there for a 10 month stay. Was a fun craft and they sold well in the store since a lot of customers spouses were in Bosnia as well!