Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Try It Tuesday~use what you have!

Hi everyone~
I wanted to show you a little gift I made using cool stuff I had on hand.  I used vintage office machine key board buttons to make some very unique stick pins for a bulletin board.  Very easy and quick project~
I did clip ( wire cutters) the back of the key board buttons, so they were flat.
This picture shows the layers I used for the front and how it is glued to the back of a regular tack.
I used hot glue.  The button is by Jenni Bowlin Studio.
I used the packaging from this (red tape) to make a gift container for the tacks.  I used the Christmas 2012 by Jenni Bowlin.  Tied twine around it added a gift tag.  I put my name on this one.:):):)
A BIG CONGRATS goes out to Debby Lewis for getting a FIRST place on her baby layout over at Scrapbook Awards!!!
Have a great day and I'll see ya soon!!


  1. What an awesome idea Connie...love everything!

  2. This is so pretty, I wouldn't want to stick pins into it. LOL!

  3. You are just a genius!! I loveeeeeeeee this!!!!

  4. oooooo you know how to make scrappy goodness out of anything. love it!

  5. how cool... love those vintage office machine key buttons...those are awesome..so creative.. love it

  6. A very cool idea for using your stash but you have cool stash! LOL!! Great button!

  7. That is a great idea. I am all for sing my stash! It's fun to shop there!

  8. Forgot to say it was a great idea to snip the shaks off those keys!G

  9. I love it and I always need new ideas to use my every growing population of packaging. Thanks for the shout out Connie.


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