Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Tuesday Tutorial: Button Rings

Doodlebug Button Rings by Sherry Cartwright

When I get new scrapbook product, I always lay them out to admire then and to get the creative wheels turning.   I did the same process when my box of Doodlebug goodies arrived.  Each collection is cute, jam packed with cute images and lots of colorful goodies ---- all awesome!  

Anyhow, for this project, I used the Sugar & Spice collection.   It is geared more for the baby girl in your life, but has lots of versatility to it, too.   I love all of the sweet images, full of bright pastel hues and cute patterns.  


For this project, I wanted to focus on the grown-up gal.  

Let’s gather some supplies --- ring base, adhesive, buttons and pearls. The ring base, which can be picked up at a big box craft store or jewelry supply or your could recycle an unloved ring already in your jewelry box, needs to have a flat top.  

Now that you have your supplies gathered, be sure to set aside about 15 minutes to make this project.   Yep, only FIFTEEN minutes and you’ll have a new, crafty cool ring to  wear as you celebrate spring.   

First, pick your favorite button from the Sugar & Spice collection card.  I chose a pink flower shaped button for this project.   

Then dot a little super-duty adhesive to the center of your button and add pearl center.   It is easier to assemble the button/pearl now than when button is already on ring base. 

Adhere button to ring base.  Let dry.   


By the way, isn't that some sweeeeeeet doodle twine?!  


In the photo below, I also stacked a yellow and orange button and topped it with a pearl center.  This would be cute on a ring as well as a card or layout.  

Be sure to stop by my blog as I have created two more 15-minute projects using Doodlebug’s sweet Sugar & Spice collection.   


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