Button Art

Trying out some new things and for the first time, I actually purchased black buttons! *gasp*

I have been wanting to do some girly hair portraits for a while so I found the right combination of supplies and felt encouraged to do it again on canvas as I had originally envisioned.I pretty much realized right away I had purchased my canvas a bit too big. And you know I’m… let’s call it frugal. I bought the 10 pack with a 50% off coupon and really got myself worked up over what to do about my mistake.

Of course, it meant another trip to the craft store! I thought maybe some watercolors could fix my situation. 

I layered the background with several layers pinks and purples and embellished the bottom with lace,  sequins, beads, and a fabric scrap stamped with the phrase ‘BeYou’. I purchased the stamp with this project in mind. I thought it was perfect. 

So as Bob Ross said, “there are no mistakes, just happy accidents” or something like that?!

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Beaded Felt Floral Hoop

I was thinking thru some ideas for my felt flowers and had a little help from a friend… Ok, lets be honest – she is really no help at all.  I usually do little brooches but this time I wanted to see what the flower would look like in a hoop.

This is a little 3 inch hoop. I felt like there was too much space between the felt and the border of the hoop and had a crazy thought… add some beads!

I really like the way it turned out.

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