I’m not sure when my fascination with buttons began, but somewhere along the line, I discovered that buttons were good for more than fastening one’s clothes, and a love for this versatile embellishment was born!
I collect buttons in all colors, shapes, and sizes.
I count pretty delicate buttons with intricate floral and filligree designs among my favorites.
I adore butterflies, dragonflies, and other unusual shapes.
I prefer shankless buttons since I use them for crafting and not for sewing.
I like the threaded look but sometimes decorate them with rhinestones and other sparkly gems.
I currently store most of my buttons in a Cropper Hopper Embellishment case, but in the right environment, I could easily envision a shelf or a spice rack lined with symetrical jars filled with a rainbow of these beauties as well.
Here are a few cards I’ve created that highlight buttons as an embellishment: