Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Decoupage Buttons

I was fortunate enough to teach one of the little classes at the Retreat!  I am always overwhelmed by the talents of the other ladies there so it was nice that this time I had something to share too - my little decoupage buttons.  Here are (left to right) Ing, Freda, Cathy and Hideko browsing through the books looking for suitable pictures to use.  It took some persuading to convince them that yes, it was okay to cut up my books! 

Here is Cathy applying Mod Podge to her buttons.  The glaze I had brought with me had come open and dried out on the trip so I was very lucky someone had brought some Mod Podge with them and we made do with that.  These are the same buttons that were featured in the last issue of CQMag Online.

Hideko especially seemed to enjoy the project, which made me very happy.  She made quite a few buttons that day.

Since I returned home, I have been making more decoupage buttons and, with the encouragement of these lovely ladies, I have gathered up my courage to put them for sale in the new Etsy shop my friend, Leslie, and I have just opened!  You will see I have added a link to our shop at the side - I hope you`ll visit and let me know what you think.


Hideko Ishida 石田英子 said...

I really enjoyed your making decoupage button lesson!! I love your simple and easy way and the great result!! Your Etsy shop will be a big success!! Hideko

Mod Podge Amy said...

These decoupage buttons are so pretty - love them!

Ati. said...

The buttons look all great Kerry!They are a lovely addition to a CQ block!
Would it be possible for you to write the size of the buttons? f.e 1"or 3/4 " diameter. People like to know the size , I guess.