Blumenthal Buttons Favorite Findings Encrusted White Button Frame

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by Helen Slabodukh, Blumenthal Buttons

Blumenthal Buttons Favorite Findings Encrusted White Button Frame

A new way to decorate an old frame!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Lay frame on felt. Trace inside and outside edges. Cut out. Set aside.
  • 3
    Paint each side of the frame, as well as the inside edges, a different color. Let dry.
  • 4
    Tie embroidery floss in the button holes of approximately two dozen buttons, knotting on top. Trim emroidery floss. Fray floss by rubbing through your fingers.
  • 5
    Starting at one corner of the frame, glue buttons to cover the front surface. When the front is covered, glue buttons with the embroidery floss randomly on top.
  • 6
    Place photo in the frame. Glue felt to the back of frame.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons White 104544178 (approximately 3 bags)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Frame of Your Choice
  • Coordinating Acrylic Paint of Your Choice (4 Colors of Your Choice)
  • Coordinating DMC Embroidery Floss of Your Choice (Your Choice of 4 Colors)
  • Coordinating 9 inch x 12 inch CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet of Your Choice
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 4 104464403
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors