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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Cute As A Button Card

Created this card with a button theme.

Stamped TPC Studio stamps on yellow cardstock with black ink. Used markers & pencil colors to color the stamped images.  Fussy cut out the stamped images as well as used Crop-A-Dile & craft knife for cutting of stamped image areas.
Used Simon Says Stamp dies for white framing & sentiment tag. Added thread & yellow buttons. Can you see the yellow thread on the card?

Supplies List 

button: yellow
Crayola: markers, pencil colors
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine:  Sizzix BIGkick
marker: american crafts metallic silver - for coloring the needle & scissors
paper:  the Paper Studio Yellow Gingham scrapbook  cardstock - Kraft brown, white, yellow
punch: Crop-A-Dile - to cut out circle area of scissors
Simon Says Stamp: die - Bundle of Stitched Shapes - circle  Stitched Square
stamp: TPC Studio
thread: yellow
tool: craft knife - to cut out the thread/needle area  MISTI - for stamping

Entering this into the following challenges:  

4/21 Mod Squad Wheel in the Color - Choose 3 Colors   UE 4/15  brown, red, 3 shades of yellow, silver

4/24 Catch the Bug Apr Bingo -  3E(#2) 4/18
   2nd coloumn - Button, Texture - buttons, stitching, thread, Stripes


4/24 HIMCR#196 Freestyle 3E(#2) 4/18
4/24 Little Scrap Pieces Sat Linky Party 1E(#1) 4/18
4/24 Suzy Bee's Ch#76 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... Use a Die or Punch   UE 4/18

4/25 Inky Chicks Ch#49 Stitching (real or faux)  UE 4/7

4/26 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch -  feminine 2E(#1) 4/19

4/27 Cuttlebug Mania Ch - Button Up 3E(#3) 4/14

4/29 Cut It Up Ch #69 Funny Cards 1E(#1) incl die cut 4/17  pun/funny sentiment

4/30 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper April 2015 Ch UE 4/1
4/30 DL.ART Apr Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 4/1 


  1. Love the way you added the buttons on the card Melissa
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

  2. I love the bright color on this one, and yes -- I can see the thread! What a cute touch!

    Thanks for joining us for our Funny Cards challenge at Cut it Up!


  3. Adorable, I love the pun
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes APRIL Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  4. Super cute card!!! Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania, good luck!!! Amy DT

  5. This is so awesome, Melissa!! I love the buttons and how you used the thread on the card!! The sentiment is so fun!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  6. Very cute...and yes I can see the thread. I love the look of gingham. Great looking card!

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  8. How sweet is this little card! Those buttons are just adorable, and I love that you used real thread, very creative!! Great take on the challenge once again, thanks so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

  9. Thanks for another lovely entry for my Patterned Paper April challenge. x

  10. Thanks also for sharing your lovely crafting for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 76 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  11. Cute card and fun images. Thanks for joining us at Catch the bug.

  12. Sew sweet! (sorry--couldn't resist!) Thanks for playing along this week on the HIMCR blog!

  13. Gosh - I love this card! Thanks for playing Bingo this week with us at Bugaboo Stamps. I am holding thumbs tat your card comes up a winner in the draw. Please join us again soon.
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  14. Thanks so much for joining us in our April Bingo Challenge, I love your project and hope you will join us again very soon!

  15. Super mix of buttons Melissa

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

  16. Such a sweet card. Thanks for taking the time to join the challenge at CIU.