Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Silver and Gold Vintage Button Jar Eggs

Remember my button jar Easter eggs?

I used the colored button eggs in my "Easter Suitcase Vignette" (in a collander) and in my "Little Spring Vignette" in a bowl/soapdish in the bathroom, but I still had the silver and gold button eggs that needed display. A small little sliver of the silver egg was visible in my "Vintage Easter Collectibles and an African Violet" post.

I tried to find a way to display them to show off all the neat old metal buttons used in their creation. I put them on a couple of hand mirrors in my bathroom.












Some really neat old buttons went in to the making of these Button Jar Eggs!



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12 comments:

  1. They really turned out fantastic, Carlene! That was a neat idea to display them the way you did. By placing them atop mirrors, you can see the pretty buttons on the bottom without even having to handle them. ;)

    Thanks for linking your creativity to Time Travel Thursday this week.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

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  2. Carlene: Now I see it. How pretty these are. The mirror display is sensational. You can see them all the way round..Happy Wednesday..Judy

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  3. Unique and beautiful; I bet many are pulling out their button stash to make these lovely eggs--I want to try it too. So pretty on your vintage hand mirrors!

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  4. Oh, those are so cool, and very unique. They look antique looking. Love them! I still have to decorate for Easter.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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  5. Hi Carlene,
    Your button eggs are very cute. What a great way to use vintage buttons. Love it!
    Mary Alice

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  6. I LOVE those eggs!!! They are SO different! You are so clever...I am your newest follower and I'm SO happy you peeked in on me and decided to follow too! We have SO MUCH in common. I too love those little mirrors.
    Have a wonderful weekend,
    Donna

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  7. These are adorable. I'm a huge button lover and I never would have thought to use them to cover an egg. Wonderful idea!

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  8. These are just beautiful! I've never seen anything like them!

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  9. What a great idea!!
    Love these darling eggs!!

    I am playing catch up...

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  10. Those are so unique. I have not heard of button jar eggs before, cute
    idea. Have a great weekend!

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  11. That is a neat idea! Now to find some buttons...
    Saw you on TT&J

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  12. They look wonderful! Thank you for joining TTF this week. And have a great day!

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