Christmas is my favorite time of year: the family time, the music, the food, and most of all the Christmas decorations. Sadly, whether I like it or not, it all comes down on New Year’s Day.
I find it rather depressing.
When my grandmother passed away, I received her sewing basket. A little while ago, I was looking through there and found a large amount of vintage buttons.
I used some of them to make a button ornament for Christmas, but I decided to use the rest of them for a Valentine’s Day project.
Here is what you will need:
- A frame (mine was on clearance at Michael’s)
- Some spray paint (if you want to paint your frame)
- A small piece of fabric (my red velvet came from Micheal’s using their 50 % off coupon)
- Some buttons, and
- A glue gun
First I sprayed my frame with two coats of spray paint.
I took the back of my frame and covered it with the fabric. Being lazy … I just taped it to the back of the frame.
Then you just start hot-gluing your buttons inside of your chalk outline.
There is no wrong or right way to do this, I just tried to use different types of buttons spread evenly across.
That is it! Super simple!
I love that not only do I have a fun, new decoration that I can use every year, but it will also remind me of my grandma every time I see it.
If you would like to see my Best Projects of 2013 or any of my craft or furniture projects, be sure to visit me at the links down below. I’ll see you next month!