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Up-Cycled Frap Bottle Bunny

Don’t throw away those Starbucks frap bottles.  They are perfect to up-cycle into adorable Easter candy creations.  I filled this one up with mini marshmallows and created a bunny treat bottle that is quite adorable and super quick and easy to complete.

FrapBunny_BGM

I cut white felt ears with pink centers and used Aleene’s Turbo Tacky Glue to attach them to the lid of the bottle.  I added buttons for eyes and the nose (Black Beauty from my Laura Kelly collection) with wire under the nose for whiskers.  I used a Sharpie marker to draw on the mouth.

Bunny Supplies

To create a tail, I made a pom pom from white yarn and used the glue to stick it to the back.  So cute.

Bunny Pom Pom Tail

I made a super cute chick too.  To see how I did it, check out the post over on my blog here.

Lemonhead Frap Chick

Happy Fifteen MINUTE Friday,

Laura

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Easter Basket Ideas for Crafters

I’m always on the look-out for unique Easter basket ideas.  I have found that the easiest way to put together an Easter basket is to start with a theme and a basket with a button theme is sure make a sewer, or even a paper crafter,  hop up and down for joy. It’s also a great way to use up all those plastic eggs you’ve been saving!

Easter Basket Ideas for Crafters www.buttonsgaloreandmore.net

Supplies for Easter basket ideas:

Instructions for Easter basket ideas:

1. Glue buttons onto basket.  Add a fabric yo-yo, bird and other embellishments.  Fill the basket with grass

2. Glue ribbon bows and buttons onto plastic eggs.

Easter Basket Ideas for Crafters www.buttonsgaloreandmore.net

3. Fill eggs with buttons. I coordinated the color of the eggs with the buttons inside.  Tuck the eggs into the basket.

Easter Basket Ideas for Crafters www.buttonsgaloreandmore.net

Laura Bray www.laurabraydesigns.com

 

 

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Pinterest Pin of the Week Easter Egg Ideas

Pinterest is the most amazing visual candy.  If you are not familiar with pinterest… you really should be.  But I must warn you that pinterest can be a tad bit addictive.  Okay, not at tad bit, PINTEREST IS HUGELY addictive.  We are starting a new segment with a pinterest pin of the week. We want to share some of the great ideas that are out there on pinterest.  These pins might not use our button products, they might be created from a personal button stash, or from a grandmother or aunties button jar.  But, no matter where the buttons originated from we find the projects inspiring.  If you need an invitation to pinterest leave a comment in the comment section with your email and we will invite you.  If you click Pinterest it will take you to the pinterest page where the items is located for more information.

Pinterest Pin of the week 3-22-12

Pinterest Pin of the week 3-22-12

 

We also found this easter egg button art similar to the above.  If you want to order buttons similar to the buttons used on a this project click HERE.

 

If you are looking for spring buttons they are on special this week for $1.15 – check them out.

 

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