Button Mosaic

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If you’re looking for a last-minute gift idea for the person who has everything, the person who appreciates all things quirky and vintage, or the person who has a strong addiction to sewing notions (trust me, there are more of them out there than you think), then look no further than right.  Here.

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I have a large collection of vintage sewing buttons, but my favourites are the ones with the pearlescent sheen — so I have extra of those.

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I picked up this mini wood frame at Michaels back when I was doing the coffee stirrer wall art.

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At the time I figured I would make another, smaller version of the same, but it was not to be.  Instead, I painted it purple and started sticking buttons on with Mod Podge (though any white glue — or non-white glue — would work here).

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I kind of went with an ombre sort of pattern from purple to red to white.

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These buttons attach with that little sticky-outie thing and won’t lie flat, so I glued them into small spaces between other buttons, where the other buttons would hold them up.

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Don’t forget to stick some hanging hardware on the back.

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The finished product.  Easy peasy blamo kablam.

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Author: allythebell

A corgi. A small boy. A sense of adventure. Chaos ensues.

10 thoughts on “Button Mosaic”

  1. This is amaaaaazing. :O I wish I actually had wall space to make one and hang it up. Although where the heck did you get all those buttons?

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