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Monday, April 15, 2013

Button Boutique #4

Hey there! It's time for another set of Button Boutique projects at DeNami Design. The spring flowers are finally beginning to bloom in my neck of the woods. Before you know it butterflies will be fluttering about too. With that thought in mind, I put together a fun project that would be cute for Mother's Day, a teacher's desk or perched on your window sill!

I've taken these splendid DeNami products and turned them into these sweet little projects!

Aren't they fun! I started with simple wooden spools picked up at any craft store and grounded them with some pretty patterned paper die cuts. As you can see each of the spools is decorated a bit differently using blue stripes washi tape, boutique buttons, twine and the tulip border stamp. The tops of the spools were made to look like flowers with the solid leaf sprig fussy cut then added for extra movement at the base of my design.

I stamped the full view butterfly twice for each spool, fussy cut them, then added spiraled wire stems and wire antenna between the two with a foam dot and score tape. I gently curved the wings to give them a fluttery look! Of course I had to give them a little body made from a threaded button. 

Next I took this idea and transformed it into a card. Following the same design, a dimensional butterfly flutters above a button flower! The large dot swirls stamp replaces the wire stem and the washi tape helps to anchor my design. 
I hope I've inspired you to dig into your button collection today and let a touch of spring flutter into you home! Button supply running low? No worries since the DeNami store has a beautiful selection to choose from.  

NOT LISTED: yellow cardstock & ink, wooden spools, wire, markers, patterned paper


Pam said...

Just so sweet!!

Dana said...

SHUT UP! These are so awesome Lisa! How clever and fun are those butterfly spools?! You are a creative genius!!!

~Tammy~ said...

Another gorgeous project Lisa! Swoon! I love how the butterflies look like they are going to take flight! You captured spring beauty so well! Thank you for making me smile today!

Tina M said...

OHHH MYY!!! These are just jaw dropping wonderful projects! You have totally outdone yourself, Lisa!!

Creative M said...

Do you know how BEAUTIFUL this is?...Absolutely GORGEOUS!!Love it!
Have a wonderful day,
♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥

Larissa Heskett said...

OH LA LA!! LOVING all of the creative ideas!! Such FUN!! I got some of the Buttons from the Pin It To Win It contest and I can't wait to use them!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

Brenda Lee said...

Oh my stinkin' adorable!! I love how the buttons look the butterflies. FANTASTIC!!!

Barb Murphy said...


Emily Keaton said...

Absolutely gorgeous and completely creative, Lisa!! You are a button genius!

Greta said...

You've outdone yourself this time, Lisa! Oh I love everything about these adorable decorations & your card! Fabulous!

Lisa Petrella said...

Lisa, these spools are SO WHIMSICAL and TOTALLY DARLING!!!! Such a creative and beautiful project!!!


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