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« on: January 23, 2011 05:05:13 AM »

I made these a while back but haven't gotten round to posting until today.

Sorry for the poor images - my proper camera is not working so had to make do.



These are vintage silver buttons, sewed together in arrangements and then glued to a ring base - simple but effective Smiley


These were quite popular at a recent craft fair I did. I think the simplicity is cute.


These were large plastic buttons with a shank at the back, I just cut that off and glued them to the ring base. They sparkle, as the plastic is cut really smooth.


lots of little embellished buttons Smiley


these 'zebra' buttons are groovy!


Just a few others.

I love buttons, they are so versatile.

Thanks for looking

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TheClouds
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2011 05:53:16 AM »

neat! I love all the embellished ones! awesome Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2011 07:40:21 AM »

What type of glue do you use? I been making earrings, but I'm looking for something a bit stronger.
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2011 08:31:54 AM »

I really like the first two you posted.
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2011 10:52:55 AM »

Thanks Smiley

I just use strong glue sticks in my hot glue gun. the sticks usually come in different strengths. Hope that helps
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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2011 08:27:35 PM »

i really like these where did u get the bases of the rings if i may ask
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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2011 04:43:10 AM »

Hi, thanks for your comments.

I am in the Uk and got my supplies at Fred Aldous...http://www.fredaldous.co.uk/

Hope that helps

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