Thursday, September 12, 2013

Button It! A Blog Named Hero

I made this card for the current challenge over at A Blog Named HeroI have a lot of buttons in my stash but don't use them very much. The reason is probably two-fold, one being that in my personal experience they don't make it through the mail well unless your putting the whole thing in a padded envelope (it's this same dilemma that limits OWHers to buttons no thicker than the thin basic shirt buttons shown on this card) and second, I have collected a bunch of button dies which make it easy to get the effect without added the bulk and they have the added advantage of allowing you to make a button that coordinates perfectly with the rest of the design.

Although gluing all of these down was a bit of a pain, I do like how this card turned out and it made at least a small dent in that collection of mine.

Happy Crafting!

STAMPS: Messages - Cling Stamps (Hero Arts)
INKS: Onyx Black (Versafine)
PAPER: Accent Opaque 80# White
DIES/PUNCHES: Fishtail Flags (My Favorite Things)
OTHER: Square Lattice Embossing Folder (Stampin up/Sizzix)
BASICS: Click HERE to check out my crafting tool bag.


Kim M said...

Paula, this card is fantastic! Love the white against the bright buttons. Just perfect! :-)

Rose S. said...

Great card Paula you are always full of good ideas.

Rose S. said...

Great card Paula.

Beth F. said...

I LOVE this card! So pretty!

Michelle Liimatainen said...

Paula this card is so incredibly beautiful!!! It caught my eye in our gallery right away. I just love the color and the banners and all that texture you got. GREAT JOB!!! Thanks for playing with us over at A Blog Named Hero!

Leslie Hanna said...

I love all the bright colors against the white!

Michelle Lupton said...

Oh, wow!!! Love your card - the texture, the colour, and all those buttons!! Thanks for playing along with us at A Blog Named Hero!

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