Monday, May 21, 2012

Fun To Make Buttons


Hi everyone - Vicki here.  Today, I was inspired by a button photo I saw on Pinterest.














Here is my end result;
So, how did I make these buttons?

Punch out 5 circles per button
Using Echo Park DP, I punched 1 circle for the top, and I stamped them with Scripty Scripts. 
This patterned paper is from the Sweet Day collection kit, which was part of the May SP Monthly Kit.
After gluing all layers together, I punched 2 holes in each button using my crop a dial

 These buttons are flat, and not shiny just like the photo. For a couple of steps more, you can make these buttons look even more realistic.


Punch a 3/4 inch hole and using the 1" punch around the hole to get a ring
Glue 2 rings to the top of each button, and cover sides and top with glossy accents -- let dry at least an hour!

I hope you enjoyed my little tutorial on making your own buttons~  I hope you try them - they really are fun to make!



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5 comments:

  1. Great idea and great directions. I'm going to pin this so I can try it later!

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  2. Great tutorial, Vicki! Gotta try this!

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  3. Great tutorial Vicki!! I LOVE buttons but this is a GREAT idea to do if you dont have one that matches the project you are working on. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  4. Now how very clever! Will Be doing this for sure! What a fab way to use up those small pieces of dp!
    You are the best(-;

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  5. OMgoodness...something new to try! Where can I fit this? LOVE it. I'll find a place!

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