Thursday, December 20, 2012

Shank: noun

a part of an object by which it can be attached
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Frosted Designs - On the 10th Day of Christmas
 
10 buttons!
...oh my! I have to admit I am not a major button person, and the thought of working 10 buttons on one project made me cringe...sweat..almost cry! But I pulled out a mini album that I have struggling with and found 10 ways to add buttons to it. I am kinda pleased with how it turned out too, I think the buttons made a nice addition to it....
maybe I should rethink the whole button issue I have....hmmm?
 
5 buttons on the end page by the lace
2 shaped buttons - the flower pot and the bird house ( removed the shank from the bird house button )
3 buttons on the butterfly
 
Helmars Liquid Scrap Dots ( to even out the birdhouse because of the little bit of plastic left behind when I removed the shank )
Hemar - tape ( for ribbon )
Prima - flower...( when adding buttons, add a flower too, lol...ok, in reality it was to cover up bad stitching )
Really Reasonable Ribbon ( to help hide a sentiment that was crooked)

9 comments:

BJ said...

I love buttons and especially yours - LOL. Missed you on WOYWW this week. I even had 2 entries and the first was NUMBER ONE! Horrah. Have a great Christmas BJ #1 & 76.

scrappymo! said...

It looks great and the 10 buttons contribute to that!
Love the flowerpot button...I have one somewhere...Lord know where though!!

Mary Pat Siehl said...

oh wow- the blues are just so pretty on this!!! and i love the peek of yellow- i think htat is my new fave color combo- blue and yellow!!

Krisha said...

10 buttons are quite a few, but you DID manage to work them in perfectly. Your pages are beautiful.

Redanne said...

I have boxes of buttons and never seem to use them either but I love what you have done with yours. Love the plant pot and the bird house, they are really cute and in my mind you can never go wrong with a butterfly..... Hugs, Anne x

Mrs A. said...

Beginning to get the picture. I started at the top of your blog and working down. Can see where you are coming from now!! Love the addition of the buttons. Especially with the shaped ones. Hugs Mrs A.

Katie said...

This is GORGEOUS!

Anita Scroggins said...

Oh,, you really should rethink the whole button thing! I have JARS and bins of buttons and I cannot work without them!! Love my buttons!
This is great and I love how you worked them in. thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs for our 12 Days of Christmas Challenges.

melshappyscrappyplace said...

You did a great job incorporating the buttons, you're mini is looking so pretty! Thanks for playing along with our 12 Days of Christmas challenge at Frosted Designs :)
Melissa