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Thursday, July 7, 2016

All Geared up - Birthday Button Card

Hoper your 4th of July was happy everyone.  I was BBQ-ing with friends and family.  But first I made a little card for a button challenge over at Little Red Wagon.  And a #10 challenge at MFT Challenge (I used 10 buttons!)

I was very happy to see we needed to use buttons, as just a few weeks ago I bought a whole tin full of buttons from a garage sale for a buck -

Look at all those button for just 1$

I was originally going to enter a challenge that needed stenciling.  I don't have any  stencil so I improvised.  I used a left over piece of a Cricut cog die cut from some metallic poster board I had been using on another project. 

I added some pastel inks, buttons, and a sentiment and here is the card for the button challenge.

I let my DH look at it and he said "I don't understand the buttons".   To which I replied, "they're pretty and I needed them for the challenge".

Used some pens in my circuit explore for the inside. 
Let me know what you all think.  Stay safe, God bless and happy scrappin!


  1. I love your card, such creativity and I totally get the buttons! Thanks for joining us this week at the Little Red Wagon Challenge!

  2. I need to use my button stash more often! Very fun!

    Susan R. Opel
    Creative Ambassador for My Favorite Things


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