Tuesday, October 23, 2007

........look at these great old buttons I got at our new "vintage" shop in town! And the prices are very reasonable.......found some crocheted old collars; and there are boxes of old photographs to sift through! Wonderful for mixed media collages, etc. I love these old button cards and hate to take the buttons off, but when the proper project "needs" them........off they'll come! Some of these large pretty buttons would make great finger rings that are popular now.......use pretty gold or silver colored wire of a heavy gauge and wrap several times around the finger; then add a pretty button to the top with thinner wire, and maybe add a few little glass beads to top it all off! That sounds so cute, I'm off to try to make one..........

3 comments:

Grace said...

Great find Phyl, they are beautiful! I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with them.

Maggie R said...

Oh These are neat Phyl....
I'm like you I have some on a card marked 5 cents. hate to take them off. I was thinking of making a collage in a shadowbox frame with some old lace, buttons etc. .... I said "thinking" project #547 VBG
((((hugs))))
Maggie

mary strong said...

You are so lucky to have a vintage shop in your neighbourhood, lovely to rumage through...