Thursday, 29 November 2012

Birdcage Button Ornament - Tutorial

Heather from Shades of Tangerine shares a wonderful tutorial on her blog to make these super cute Christmas birdcage ornaments - with sweet little Incomparable bird buttons.
With easy to follow instructions you can have your tree looking festive in no time. Be sure to pop over to her great blog and see how she makes them.
Thanks for sharing a fabulous tutorial with us Heather.

Friday, 23 November 2012

LadyBird Coin Purse

Mara from grecomara blog made this gorgeous little coin purse for her adorable daughter.

She added an Incomparable ladybird button and it looks as though the fabric was made especially with our buttons in mind!

But she didn't stop there, Mara also made a matching dress for her daughter.
Take a look at her blog for the full post.

Too sweet. This picture was taken near where they live in Kalampaka, Greece.
What a cutie-pie.

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing all our American followers a very Happy Thanksgiving weekend.

Monday, 19 November 2012

Mosaic Mirror

I used a selection of Incomparable buttons to create the mosaic border for a mirror.

I decided on an ethnic theme with elephant and bird feather buttons and others with earthy colours.

I edged the mirror with copper tape.

I love the way this mirror turned out - it adds a great point of interest to my small guest cloakroom.

Look out for a terrific new blog hop giveaway we are doing with the Quilting Gallery next week...will post the details soon...

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

House Warming Greeting Cards - Tutorial

 Sue from Me and Mine used a set of Incomparable assorted house buttons to create these lovely greeting cards.
She shares her step by step tutorial to make these beautiful cards on her blog.

Thanks Sue for a great tutorial - I'm sure the recipients will be delighted with these fabulous cards.


Monday, 5 November 2012

LadyBird Clock - Tutorial

Mara whose blog is Travel Through Greece with Mara shared her tutorial for making over a clock using Incomparable ladybird buttons.
She has transformed a plain clock into something quite special.

What a difference! It looks fantastic.
Take a look at Mara's blog for the full step by step tutorial.
Thanks for sharing a super tutorial with us Mara.

Friday, 2 November 2012

Fall Applique Pillow - Tutorial

Anna from BeanBugCrafts shares a tutorial on her blog to create this gorgeous fall cushion cover using a set of Incomparable leaf buttons.
I love the fabrics she has used for the FALL & leaves applique.  For the full details and step by step guide, pop across to her great blog.
Thanks Anna for a super tutorial.
My dad and brother are cycling a 3 day mountain bike race this weekend aptly named the Wine 2 Whales because they start on a wine farm, Lourensford, and end up in a coastal town, Hermanus, that is famous for its whale watching. Its about 34C here so they are doubly challenged. I am totally in awe of them.
What are you getting up to this weekend?
Whether its doing something physically challenging or just curling up with a good book and a cup of cocoa by the fire, have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Button Embellished Bracelet and Earrings - Tutorial

Gloria from New End Studio used these fashion buttons of ours to create these beautiful earrings and bracelet cuff with a vintage feel.
She has also created some lovely postcard-type pictures out of the stages of the tutorial:
For the full step by step instructions take a look at her blog
 What fabulous inspiration - many thanks to Gloria for sharing this wonderful tutorial with us.

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