I had a wonderful Saturday morning with several of my dear friends. Country Village was having their 7th Annual Tailgate Sale which featured lots of fabulous flea market finds! We all found a couple of treasures to add to our collections. My loot included a silver plate Lazy Susan (I can't wait to get it cleaned up a bit - it's gonna be so great in my craft room!), a tabletop world globe, a vintage chocolate covered cherries box, and of course...buttons!
A couple of weeks ago when I was in Camas WA, visiting a friend before meeting Jerry at the Seattle to Portland finish line, we went to Camas Antiques & I found these great button cards...don't ya just love the 'Buttons for Boys' Blouses and Wash Suits' one? (And apparently I have a thing for Jadeite colored buttons!)
I do love buttons! And cool vintage ones REALLY are the ultimate. I made this necklace using a piece of an old button card. I just punched a hole using my Crop-o-Dile, set an eyelet & put a jump ring through it - a perfect charm for a simple ball chain I had. How fun & easy is that?! Now I'm on a mission to see what other charms I can create from found items.