Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Buttons Galore!


We are SO EXCITED to be hopping with Buttons Galore and More for a whole week. We have some fun projects to share that all include an abundance of buttons that were so generously sent to our team.
Buttons Galore and More provides a wide selection including specialty designed embellishments for celebrations, holidays, and various other events and themes. Find a plethora of choices on their website at Buttons Galore and More!


Yes, we have PRIZES! There are three (3) prize packages that include one of each:
  • Cling Create Christmas Stamps Set
  • Create Christmas Die Cut Set
  • Assortment of Buttons
To be eligible, you must be a US resident (see Official Rules), comment on our blog and that of each Stampendous designer’s blog posts each day of the hop and tell us in what state you live. Deadline to comment for our prizes is Sunday, October 18, 2015. Winners will be selected by and will be announced sometime on Monday, October 19th.
Wait! For our Aussie friends, be sure to comment and tell us where you’re from, because our Australian Distributor The Stencil Specialists are sponsoring a prize for one friend “down under” to win a Stampendous Stamp, a Dreamweaver Stencil and a surprise goodie from their terrific stock of Stampendous merchandise!
Here is my post for the day:
SSC1190 Say it Today Clear Stamps
DWLL3025 Mushrooms Stencil

Blue Tinsel Embossing Powder
Stampendous Pearl Glitter in White, Tiger Lily, Green and Royal 
Stampendous Jewel Glitter in Royal and Western Blue

Stampendous Micro Glitter in Gold and Copper
Acrylic Stamp Handle
3/4" Stencil Brush
Versamark Ink

Buttons Galore & More Buttons Scary HB109 Collection and Pet Shop BCB127 Collection
Glue Dots Craft Dots

Amplify in White
May Arts Twine

3D Foam Squares
Double Sided Mounting Paper
Handmade Hawaiian Soap
Heat Tool


  1. Cut the Double Sided Mounting Paper to fit the stencil
  2. Using the Acrylic Handle and Versamark Ink, stamp the Thank You from the Say It Today stamp set onto white paper.
  3. Pour Blue Tinsel Embossing Powder over the Thank You and shake off the excess.
  4. Emboss with the heat tool.
  5. Rub the bar of soap on the back of the Mushrooms Stencil.  You should have a light film of soap all across the back of the stencil when you are finished.
  6. Use the brush to gently remove the soap "crumbles" off the back of the stencil.
  7. Remove the backing from one side of the mounting paper, revealing the adhesive.
  8. Place the stencil, soap side down, on the adhesive side of the paper.
  9. Pinch the colored glitter into the wells of the mushrooms.  You will be "coloring" these in any colors you like.
  10. When all of the stencil wells appear to be colored, rub the glitter in with your finger.
  11. Brush off any excess glitter.
  12. Place the project upside down on a hard, flat surface.
  13. Peel a little of the mounting paper from the a corner of the stencil.
  14. Using this piece, slowly remove all of the mounting paper from the stencil, while leaving the stencil flat.
  15. Pour the White Pearl Glitter over the top of the project, brushing off the excess.
  16. Squeeze the Amplify onto the project to create dots.
  17. Heat the dots until they puff up.
  18. Remove the backing from the mushrooms and place on a dark green card stock mat.
  19. Adhere the words onto a dark green card stock mat.
  20. Adhere the mushrooms onto a yellow card stock background.
  21. Wrap the May Arts Twine around the bottom of the card.   Tie and adhere to the background with a Glue Dot.
  22. Adhere the words with 3D Foam Squares
  23. Adhere the project to a dark green card base.
  24. Adhere the buttons with Craft Glue Dots.

 Here Are the Rest of the Players for today.  Be sure to leave comments for your chance to win!


  1. So cute!! Mushrooms always remind me of Faeries and fantasy places. Love it!

  2. Being a huge ALICE fan, I can never get enough mushrooms! It is beautiful. Thanks for great instructions, too.

    Laura WI USA

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  4. Love this card & mushrooms too! Fl

  5. Adorable card! Love the bright color on the mushroom!
    Take care!

  6. SUPER CUTE card Laura :)
    LOVE your mushrooms and pretty colours, it's like peeking into a secret, magic garden!!!
    Tracy from Down Under in Victoria, Australia

  7. Beautiful I love the added glitter it makes the mushrooms pop. thanks for sharing

  8. This is so cute! I don't know why I love the look of mushrooms. Most bestest fungus in the world. LOL Kansas

  9. Cute card and the
    buttons look great
    as embellishments.
    Carla from Utah

  10. Very cute mushroom card and fun use of buttons.
    Sue in Ohio

  11. Enjoying this hop. Don't think about getting out the buttons and using them as embellishments.
    Love the card. The button really set off the muchroom
    thanks for sharing

  12. Really cute technique and love the buttons.

  13. What a fabulous mushroom card, love your use of the buttons!

  14. How cute is this. Love those mushrooms and your color choices. TFS

    Teresa from California

  15. SO CUTE! Love those cute as a button mushrooms, fabulous job on the glitter technique with dimension on the dots. Thank you so much for sharing in the hop this week!

  16. This card is just darling. Love the mushrooms and the buttons are just perfect!

  17. Super the pretty colors, so cheerful!

  18. buttons galore fit your nice mushroom card!

  19. Cute card.

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