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« on: November 26, 2012 03:51:26 PM »

Well, for the Stocking Swap, I saw that the lovely jexxican had a few awesome images pinned, as well as a cool tute for shrinky dink buttons.  I could hardly wait to start.



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were the final products.  I used paper punches and a hole puncher to get them uniform.  They were SO much fun to make!
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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2012 04:57:58 PM »

Lovely! These are so cute! I will keep this in mind when I need buttons with a specific look.
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2012 06:54:05 PM »

Awesome! I lurve the sewing ones!
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2012 08:16:48 PM »

So cute and so fun to personalize them for any project! I like the scissors! The bee is also pretty dang adorable.
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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2012 03:19:54 PM »

Thank you so much!  The darn things are addictive, not gonna lie.
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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2012 01:06:47 AM »

I like these!
Here's an idea for you: I make button earrings using the teeny-tiny buttons, jump rings, and earring hooks. These would make a super cute gift for any crafters on your Christmas list! Trust me, they take no time at all to make.
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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2012 04:24:58 AM »

my cousin, suggested letting the kids use shrink film to make tags to add to the pencil case for  their teachers chrismas gift, buttons would be cuter. i just bought the film! joanns had clear, do you use white, or did you find the rough kind for color pencil?
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« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2012 03:26:21 AM »

Super cute!
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« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2012 11:16:29 AM »

I like these!
Here's an idea for you: I make button earrings using the teeny-tiny buttons, jump rings, and earring hooks. These would make a super cute gift for any crafters on your Christmas list! Trust me, they take no time at all to make.

Oh my word.  I know exactly what I'm doing for a ton of gifts now.  Thank you so much for the idea!


my cousin, suggested letting the kids use shrink film to make tags to add to the pencil case for  their teachers chrismas gift, buttons would be cuter. i just bought the film! joanns had clear, do you use white, or did you find the rough kind for color pencil?

I used the white, but I think the clear would work, too, especially if they did colored pencils and colored the whole thing.

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« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2012 07:25:42 PM »

You're welcome! I used some rainbow colored buttons to make earrings for my cousin's twelve year old and she adored them.
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