Friday, 26 April 2013

It's for the Birds~

Buttons Galore & More thought it would be a fun to have a Spring Challenge between the Button Bevy (the Buttons Galore Design Team). In one of our glorious boxes of goodies, each of us got a different little bird house. It was up to us to decorate these sweet little bird homes. I love a good challenge. Being as I am mainly a paper crafter, I stuck with what I know. After painting the house white, I covered nearly the whole thing with different patterned papers by Teresa Collins, her Memories Collection, which I adore.





The bulk of my buttons were used to shingle the roof. Just like shingling an actual house I started at the bottom and used a fast drying liquid glue to adhere them. Then worked my way up.

Products Used:

  • Orange Buttons~ Buttons Galore & More
  • Teresa Collins~ Memories Collection Patterned Paper
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Heart Punch
  • Mini Glue Dots
  • Teal Mini Gems



Check out the Buttons Galore & More blog to see links to the other designers' blogs and all the info on how to vote for your favorite. There are prizes to be won. For a chance to win, participate and vote!
Here are links to some of the other designers' posts:
Holly- Ribbons and Glue
Mai- Creando con Detalles
Angie- The Country Chic Cottage
Allie- My Card Party
Jen- 100 Directions

Thanks for stopping by! Hope you enjoyed our crafty little bird homes.

19 comments:

  1. SO cute, Tracy! I almost did a button roof but didn't have enough of the same color, same size. Yours looks so good!

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  2. adorable birdhouse and birdie :)! thanks for sharing! *hugs* and much aloha, steph :)

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  3. This is totally way to adorable. Love what you did and how it turned out! We are all winners!

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  4. Really pretty! Love all the details and the roof is Fab! Holly :-)

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  5. The buttons work great as shingles! Nice job!

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  6. Hi Tracy!

    WOW!! You have done an awesome job on this challenge! I love the papers and of course the use of the orange buttons! I also love the bird you made...he's too cute!
    Thanks for sharing, & have yourself a great day! :)
    Sue O

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  7. Love the button shingles! Brilliant idea!

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  8. L♥ve it, voting for yours! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

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  9. Tracy, I have to say, I wondered whether I should even visit the other blogs in case I liked another birdhouse better. I didn't want to have to vote for someone else... but I should have never doubted you, you always deliver the most fabulous designs!

    I especially fell in love with the button roof and the little birdie... I hope you will share the template for the little guy... He is super cute :)

    I see a multi-media class idea perhaps???

    elena

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  10. Gorgeous Tracy love the button shingles so creative .

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  11. Your birdhouse is ADORABLE! Any little birdie would feel so happy to live there...

    Congrats on a great job

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  12. cute, cute cute!!!!!
    Job well done

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  13. Loooove the birdie house. Especially the shingles.

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  14. This is so adorable!! Love all the detail that you gave it and the colors are perfect!
    Thank you for the inspiration and for sharing!

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