Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Valentine's Bunting


I saw these pretty Valentine's buttons at Michael's, when I was searching for inspiration to make bunting with some leftover burlap. The best Valentines's Day decorations have a vintage feel and I loved the look of these buttons, paired with the natural feel of the burlap. Each one has a unique design; some heart shaped, some flower shaped and some simple circles.

This was easy to make, by using a template from the Internet, for a small bunting. I simply used it as a pattern on the burlap and then glued seven buttons on the four fabric pieces. Make sure to arrange the buttons first, in the pattern you like, because once they are glued on the burlap, they are there for good.

Measure some twine to the desired length. Attach burlap pieces by folding over and gluing the top edge around the twine. I will be hanging this sweet bunting on a mirror in my great room when I decorate for Valentine's Day, later this week.

Happy Wednesday!


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  1. OH SO CUTE:) Thanks for inspiring me to make something pretty! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

  2. Very cute! And easy at that. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. Great idea! So cute, and my daughter might be able to hand sew the buttons on for practice with a needle and thread. Tks for the inspiration!

  4. Love it....might have to copy! Happy Wednesday!

  5. Very cute idea! I will have to try this in the future!

  6. Super cute! and I love buttons for some reason, so I love that you used them in this project! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Super idea! Too cute! Never know what you'll find at Michael's to inspire.

  8. Super cute!! This bunting with the buttons caught my eye over at StoneGable. I just picked up some colorful buttons from the Target $1 bin and now this gives me an idea! Buntings are so cute and fun to make.

  9. The colors and textures and shapes do make it very appealing. Nice work!

  10. This is ooh SoOo CUTE!!


  11. Hmmm... checking the time.... how much longer until Michael's opens??? LOL Love the buttons and what a clever way to utilize them. Thanks for sharing!

  12. What a creative idea! I love it! Love the buttons. I am stopping over from Shine on Fridays. I have a link party going on right now and would love for you to share this and anything else you would like!

  13. So cute - I also did a button craft this week!! Stopping by from Share Your Cup

  14. That bunting is just precious -- I adore all the embellishments!

  15. So cute! I have a thing for buttons! Love this project!

  16. Really sweet project - love all the buttons!

  17. Really adorable, I think I might make this as a decoration for my classroom! -Patti

  18. Absolutely ADORABLE! Thanks for the inspiration.....

  19. Such a cute bunting. Glad to find your blog. I'm learning to adjust to the empty nest too. I'd love for you to come over and share you ideas at Finding the Pretty & Delicious Linky Party.

  20. Love the fun buttons Vicki! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  21. Your bunting is one of cutest I've seen on blog land. The buttons really make it. Great job. Hope mine turns out so cute.
    Wonder if Michaels' in Grand Junction, CO will have any of those cute buttons, maybe Jo-Anns. I'm sure I'll be paying a visit to town this week, will have to check it out. See what HL still has for their decorating bargains. Bought a few things last week and wish I'd gotten a couple more. Such fun shopping for bargains, always. Is there anybody that doesn't like to find a bargain?

  22. Oh so cute!!!!!!!

    Thanks for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality! Can't wait to see what you link up tomorrow evening!

  23. This is just so sweet. It is going intomy holiday inspiration file for next year! Thank you for sharing with us at TTF.

  24. So very cute. I love the buntings and the buttons are so sweet.

  25. Your bunting is so cute!! You did a fabulous job. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent! So glad to have you share. Have a wonderful week. :)


  26. Those darling buttons are just perfect on your banner!

  27. So adorable! Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party!


  28. Hi Vicki, I am featuring you on my 'showing a little love' challenge post today.

  29. so adorable, buttons from Michaels? I need to get out more!

  30. Those buttons are adorable! Cute bunting. Thank you for sharing this at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse


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