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*This post is dedicated to my blog friend Patty over at Pip Stitch (http://pipstitch.blogspot.com) because she shares my incredible love of buttons.

I’ve been seeing button art popping up all over the place lately.  I dragged my heels on trying it because it looked like it would be a pain in the neck.  But it really wasn’t.  Here is my pink and purple button art.

I didn’t spend a lot of time laying out each and every button.  I laid out some big ones to make sure I had enough.  Then it was just a matter of gluing them all down.

This is a 5×7 canvas.  I used my Cricut to cut a 5″ egg (because I cannot draw), I traced around the template onto the canvas and then just started gluing buttons!  I started with large buttons and then used smaller ones to fill in.  I finished off the piece by gluing some grosgrain ribbon around the edge.  Because I love grosgrain – especially since I learned the proper way to pronounce it!

I also did one in green and pink.  With green grosgrain ribbon to finish it off.

I am sharing this post over at http://www.bedifferentactnormal.com - go check out Show and Tell Saturdays, I promise you will find some great stuff.

 Please check out my Etsy shop at http://www.marybt.etsy.com as I will be donating 75% of my proceeds in 2011 to my church’s mission trip to Haiti.

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