InstructionsThis is the simplest project I teach!! All you need it a pair of buttons, seriously any button that has a flat back can be used. If the button has a shank you can cut it off with wire cutters. You can also go to the scrapbook section of a craft store or occasionally even the office section and find really cute brads and cut the brads off.
These can be made to fit any style, ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Whimsical, Victorian / Steampunk, Rock / Punk, Retro / Vintage, Eco-Friendly, Casual, Military, Religious, Mod, Classic, Hipster, Funky, Formal / Bridal, Holiday, Cute, Ethnic, Geeky, Traditional, Outdoorsy, Romantic, Goth, Preppy
Silver tone post earrings, fabric covered buttons, E6000 adhesive
What was your inspiration?
I found my first pair of buttons in the Martha Stewart craft section at the PX and I have been hooked since. I love searching for buttons in thrift shops, vintage shops and anywhere else I happen to be. I also use buttons for rings, as a flower center in headbands, I make clasps for bracelets, as accent pieces for necklaces and you can sew them onto purses, tops and just do an endless number of things with them.
What are you most proud of?
I am proud of how adorable and simple these are. I love to find simple projects that can help someone have cute accessories that express their own style.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Enjoy! Have fun with it. Searching for interesting things to create with is one of my favorite parts of jewelry making and this project makes every shopping trip a treasure hunt!
If you have any questions about this project please send me a message, visit me on Etsy or email me at Jooniebeads@yahoo.com.