Hi Ladies and Gents. I added a BUNCH of new Rings, Hair Clips and Stud Earrings to my etsy shop. All have been handmade from vintage buttons I’ve collected over the years. Mostly from my last trip to Rhode Island! Hand selected for their neat-ness. :)
ALSO! A Very Good Coat Rack Readers and subscribers get a 15% off discount on anything! just enter FRIENDS2 during the etsy checkout :)
Peachy Pair of Hair Clips - SOLD!
Blue Carved Shell Button Earrings
Tiny Pink Button Studs
Teal Carved Flower
AND Many More New Additions :)
I had a lovely weekend off from home renovations. haha. :) So i decided to make some things from my vintage button collection. I had purchased many earring backs, ring bases, and hair/ brooch clips, and i wanted to put them to good use!
This is my disaster of a work area.
(i need a better space.. someday soon..)
and after mixing up some epoxy, I put together this ring. :)
I like it. a nice round brown button, with a pretty pearlized flower shaped button on top. I added some silver wire after the fact ( since the epoxy had oozed through the button holes).. thats a lesson.. add string or wire before epoxying…
It was super simple (after the epoxy set and they stayed put!) and it was really fun to make. I can’t wait to put together some more. I want more birthdays to come up so I can start making them for friends. :)
Sunday, I went to tea with Ian’s mother and sister, and my own mother and sister (for our mother’s bdays). We went to Charlotte’s Tea Room in Warwick, NY. It was so nice. if you are ever in the area, and want some nice tea in a beautiful house, (make a reservation) and stop in (and order the Big Red Sun tea, the Emperor’s New Salad, and the Cheesecake Petit fores, trust me! haha). It was a very nice time. :) OH, and I made my friend Rebecca some anchor earrings too. She asked if I wanted to take a photo, but I said nah.. but now I realize that I should’ve. Next time i see her I’ll snap one. :)
Enjoy the week!