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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

RRCB112 Buttons and Bows


Happy Tuesday, everyone!  It's time for another Retro Rubber challenge....we want to see buttons or bows on your card!

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I do love putting bows on my cards, but I got out of the habit of adding buttons because of postage!  BUT....I saved this little button die SU had many years ago and it allows me to make paper buttons!  So here we go:


I thought it would be fun to create a jar of buttons using the Jar of Love (2017) set, but I really was resisting doing a shaker card....but in the end, I gave in because it just needed to be done! ((I really didn't even take into consideration that the challenge photo featured jars, LOL!)  I stamped the smallest jar in Pool Party, then added Balmy Blue and Poppy Parade buttons, a Poppy Parade bow and a Balmy Blue lid:


I used some thin strips of dimensionals and a window sheet to create the jar....since it's not sequins or beads, there's no danger of these buttons falling out the side!  This cute paper from my stash seemed to be a perfect match, and a sweet little sentiment from a Cornish Heritage Farms (maybe 2012?) set called Sew Special finished it off:



I am also using the sketch from Inspire.Create:


There are so many things you could do with our embellishment challenge!  Be sure to use older stamps (at least a year old) and tell us the age of them, as close as you can!  Can't wait to see what you create!  Share them with us at the RetroRubber blog!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Jar of Love (2017 ret), Sew Special (2012 Cornish Heritage Farms)
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Poppy Parade, Misc DSPs, Window Sheet
 Ink Balmy Blue, Poppy Parade, Pool Party
Accessories Dimensionals
Tools     Big Shot, Everyday Jars Dies, Banner Dies (Nestabilities), Button Die (ret)

9 comments:

Lisa Elton said...

This is adorable! Love your sweet little jar of buttons!

Julia Aston said...

What a fun jar die LeAnne! Great colors and design on this!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

I just adore this LeAnne - it has me running to retrieve my Everyday Jars framelits from the BOGOF pile!!! Such a cute card and great colour combo. Love those little paper buttons!

Cindy Beach said...

Super cute! I love this expression and your card is fun happy and bright!

I Card Everyone said...

I LOve your little jar of paper buttons, LeAnne! and the DOTS!!!
=]

Betty4 said...

I love this card! How did I miss the button die! Great color combination.

Linda Callahan said...

Cute as a button.....I,just had to say it....😃

lichazul said...



gorgeous buttons in the little jar , so cute!!
congrats LeAnn
happy day :)

Claire Grantham said...

I love this LeAnne, the colour palette is gorgeous and that cute little button jar is wonderful. I think I have that button die somewhere too... Claire x