* button snowman

Posted on December 1st, 2005 by maitreya. Filed under Holiday, Martha.


First thing from the advent calendar: buttons.

The new issue of Martha Stewart Kids has some really sweet button ornaments. I threaded buttons of different sizes over a thin pipe cleaner to make this snowman. Most of the buttons are vintage from my grandmas and great aunts, I think. Unfortunately, I didn’t have enough browns to make a reindeer pal for him.

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5 Responses to “button snowman”

  1. lisa Says:

    ok… this just kills me…. i love that it is abstractly beautiful… that it makes me look seriously at the sides of buttons [which are pretty remarkable] and then it does a stint as a really cute snowman too….

    bravo!

  2. Blair Says:

    I love it! I saw those in M. S. kids and wished I had enough buttons to make them, so cute. Instant vintage ornament : )

  3. laura r. Says:

    i get kids too & thought those button ornaments were fab!
    thanks for doing & posting yours!

  4. oscarcat Says:

    wow. i think that’s really lovely! i may have to go raid the button tins at the local charity shops and make abstract, drop pendant tree decorations…

    thanks for the inspiration. (MSkids turns up in the uk only very rarely these days so it’s great to see stuff recced elsewhere.)

  5. Marie Says:

    That is so very cute!

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