a pretty cool life.: Simple project #1: vintage button push pins

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Simple project #1: vintage button push pins

I dug through my collection of buttons, and after burning my fingerprints off with the glue gun, I came up with these...

A whopping 40 sweet and cheery little push pins.  (At any given time, I probably have no more than two things hanging on my bulletin board, but who cares?)

And then I got on a roll and couldn't help myself with some Christmas color inspired ones. 

Whimsical.  Vintage.  Charming.  Some of my favorite things, and definitely in keeping with my bright, colorful Christmas plans.  I think I'll keep a few sets tucked away for the times a girlfriend stops by with a gift and I'm completely embarassed, ahem, empty handed.


  1. These are so cute! I linked to your post in my Friday Favorites. ~Lanie

  2. Really cute! :) I made some of these for my kids cork boards.

  3. I have a passion for buttons- this is awesome.

  4. Delightful! I love buttons - all sizes, shapes and colours :)

  5. Going to whip up a set for boy's kindergarten teacher! Perfect, thanks!


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