Sunday, October 31, 2010

Workshop by Melissa Phillips

Smiles Card by Melissa Phillips

Technique: Glittering Chipboard Buttons


Lost & Found Princess Lovely Lady Paper by My Mind’s Eye
Amber Road F
all Festival
Die-Cut Paper by Pink Paislee
Victoria Ephemera Kit by
Melissa Frances

Office Button Chipboard by Jenni Bowlin

Buttons Corrugated Shapes by Jillibean Soup

Vintage Pearl Trinket Pin by
Maya Road

Tiny Type Clear Brown Alpha Stickers by Cosmo Cricket

Crème Poetic Whispers Flowers by Prima

Iridescent Glitter by
Maya Road

Other supplies used:
Off-white acrylic paint
Button twine

  1. Sand the edges of the chipboard buttons and add ink to distress them a bit.
  2. For the corrugated button, paint it with a light coating of off-white acrylic paint. Let the paint dry slightly, sand the edges to distress, and add ink.
  3. Spray each button with spray adhesive and lightly coat with glitter. Tap off excess glitter.
  4. Top with buttons or simply tie with twine to finish.


Stella said...

Thank you for the tutorial; these buttons are gorgeous!

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

What an adorable addition to your card. Thanks for the great tutorial.