button heart frame

When I packed away all my Christmas decorations, my home seemed so bare!

So I started putting up some of my Valentine's Day stuff!!

I was inspired by this on Pinterest & wanted to make my own version. Here's what I did......

I wanted to fill this white frame that was now empty after the holidays...

I grabbed a piece of grey linen & then made a heart with some pink buttons.

I just set the buttons on & moved them around until it looked like a heart. Then I glued them in place with my trusty glue gun!

Instead of somehow making this permanent in the frame, I just wrapped the linen around the glass, then stuck it all back inside the frame.

After Valentine's Day, I can just store the piece of fabric with my decorations, then my frame will be ready to fill for Easter!

This literally took 5 minutes to make & I love the result!

The subway art was a printable that I framed last year from eighteen25.

The little rosette ball was made by gluing rosettes I made using crepe paper streamers onto a foam ball, then I stuck it on a candle holder.

And because yesterday was kinda gloomy out, it was hard taking decent photos. So my frame even made a trip outside for a quick photo....

I love having some pink stuff up in my home!!!!

Has anyone else brought out their Valentine's decorations yet??

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  1. Love this! I've also printed the printable, but love your button heart!

  2. This is so cute! I just started putting mine up last night.

  3. SO cute and easy!!

    I invite you to add this post (or any other Valentine's Day posts) the Find Some Love Fest on February 1st! 5 blogs, 1 party!


  4. love this tutorial and my followers will too! feel free to link here: http://www.atozebracelebrations.blogspot.com/2012/01/totally-cute-crafts-tuesday.html

  5. That is really sweet! I love making stuff with buttons :)
    Feel free to submit this to my link party, would love to share it with more people!

  6. Such a cute idea! I love button art... I always think I need more buttons:) I'd love it if you'd link this up at my brand-spanking-new Pinned it, Made it! Party :) http://findingmywayintexas.blogspot.com
    Happy to be your newest follower :)

  7. Awesome! I happen to have a bunch of buttons I can use for this. OOH and I have some green ones- maybe I will make a four leaf clover for St. Patrick's Day afterward... :) Thanks so much!

  8. The buttons are so cute! I heard it was hard to make pictures from buttons because you have to get them just the right shape and then not move them! ack! Yours is SO so nice!!

  9. This is really a sweet idea. I love how adorable it turned out. Would you be willing to link it up to my Valentine Link Party going on now? I'd love to have your creativity. http://michellepaige.blogspot.com/2012/01/rockin-valentine-valentine-link-party.html

  10. Oh, thank you so much for linking up!

  11. I really like those buttons - one of my favorite crafting supplies! Turned out super-cute!

  12. I love the colors and think this is perfect to fill up that space!

  13. This is adorable! Just wanted to let you know that I'm including this post on my "Top 10 Valentines Ideas" post at www.cheapcraftymama.com. Feel free to stop by and grab a button showing that you are featured!

  14. I'm back! Just wanted to thank you again for the button heart idea. I did it!


  15. Featuring YOU today! Thank you so much for linking up to {wow me} wednesday last week.

    Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com


  16. I only have a couple of Valentine decorations but would like to put up some more. The button hanging turned out great!
    ~Tonia @TheGunnySack.com

  17. LOVE LOVE LOVE this! Making it with my girls this weekend. :D

  18. I sharing your ideas to today on my blog! Thanks for the inspiration. http://michellepaige.blogspot.com/2012/01/framed-love.html


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