September 22, 2009

Tuesday's Tips & Techniques: Buttons & Bows

I love to use buttons on my layouts but sometimes I want to tie the button with a ribbon instead of just floss. Usually, my button holes are way too small for the ribbon I want to use like in the layout I posted yesterday.

I learned a neat trick a couple weeks ago at CKC. It's soooooo simple. First choose the button and the ribbon that you would like to use. As you can see, my ribbon is waaaaay too big to fit through the button holes:

Next, tie your ribbon in a bow:


Then, place adhesive on your button. I used a small glue dot:

Then, stick your bow on your button! Voila!!!


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