Beachy Button Art

I've been seeing button art all over blogland for forever now. Weirdly, my main reason for not trying it is because I didn't really have any cute buttons. Have you noticed buttons never go on sale and if they do they aren't the cute ones?

I broke down and bought a bag of buttons from Hobby Lobby this past week. Then Amie came over and brought her expansive stash. She also brought her Silouette and I showed her how to cut vinyl. We each cut out a letter and placed it on some scrapbooking paper. Then we started gluing away.

I really wanted more of a teal look, but the buttons I liked best were all more of a baby blue. It turned out super cute. Luckily we are planning on doing a nautical theme in our basement so it will fit right in.

I found this other super cute example of button art over at Mod Podge Rocks

Creations by Kara

 shabby creek cottage

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Amy {All In A Day} said...

I LOVE it!! It turned out super cute!!!

patti west said...

hi Meg, saw you at "look what I made"...and wanted to tell you that I love your beachy "L". It turned out perfect and looks so pretty in that frame. I'm also adore buttons and love using them when I make cards. :) ~patti

patti west said...

hi Meg! Saw your project at {look what I made}. Love your button framed art! It turned out perfect and beautiful. :) ~patti

Okio B Designs said...

So pretty! Love the blue buttons - definitely a beachy touch! Coming over from Transformation Thursday and your newest follower!


Jenny@NorthwestLovelies said...

Your button letter is adorable! I know exactly what you're talking about- I want to make one but need to buy buttons! Love your blog! Excited to be a new follower!

Between U & Me said...

I LOVE this! I would love if you would share this at the Crazy Cute link party happening at Between U & Me right now! I've got a totally awesome giveaway this week, too!
OOH! AND, I'm your newest follower! ;)

Pamela / Pamela's Heavenly Treats said...

Love this, I will be doing this. Thanks for posting. I am also a new follower.

South Bay Studio said...

These are very sweet. Love the letter in blue buttons. Kathi