Sunday, 21 August 2011

Halloween Owl Handmade Buttons.

I keep telling myself I need to stop with the Halloween buttons.  I really have enough on my Etsy site  I mean really how many Halloween buttons can someone use.  What do you use Halloween buttons for anyway?  Despite my trying to be rational about it I just love these Halloween designs so when I found these images I couldn't resist so here they are  Halloween is fast becoming a very popular holiday.  I find myself drawn to it more and more.  When I was young it was just the one day.  You dressed up at school in your costume and then went out for candy that night but other than that not a big deal.  Now my neighbourhood is fully decorated and people seem to get right into the "spirit" - no pun intended.  I guess it's just a simple holiday with no big expenses associated with it and no big expectations.  Perhaps that's the appeal - oh and all the spooky creatures that come out that time of year as well!  Happy Halloween all.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Large Dragon Sewing Buttons (Handmade Buttons)

Finding images that work for boys seems to be more of a challenge than it is to find images for girls or for women.  Maybe I'm just more drawn to those images (being a girl and all :) ) but seriously even with clothing it's much easier to find cute things for girls.  I have a son so I know what I'm talking about.  Boys want to be stylish as well and I think these dragon buttons have just the right amount of masculine appeal and cuteness!  They can be found here  The buttons pictured here are my larger size but I've also made them in the 3/4" (2 cm) and 1/2" (1.5 cm) sizes.  I've heard from my customers that they like variety.  The ones in the picture are 1" or 2.5 cm and would probably be good to decorate pillows or maybe along the tops of curtains in a nursery.  They sure are cute and not too frightening for the little ones!

Monday, 1 August 2011

Christmas Owl Hair Clip - made with my handmade button

I'm loving these handmade flower hair clips.  I've used my handmade owl button and a pattern I purchased from another Etsy seller Precious Patterns to make the flower.  I've listed it in my Etsy  If you'd like to use my buttons to make your own hair accessories for sale of just for fun that's fine with me.  I love seeing my buttons on your items.