Valentine's Button Box

Here's a gift I made for a friend for this Valentine's Day.

I purchased an inexpensive box from the craft store and painted it with salmon pink acrylic paint. To give it a "whitewashed" look, I lightly brushed some off-white acrylic paint over the pink and sprayed with gloss to seal it.

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I glued felt on the inside bottom and shirt buttons in a heart shape on top (my friend is cute as a button after all). :)

By Laura from Long Beach, CA

February 6, 20080 found this helpful

Here's a different angle of the button box. =D

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February 6, 20080 found this helpful

A really cute idea!

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February 7, 20080 found this helpful

I love it..Thanks for sharing..

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February 7, 20080 found this helpful

I really like the idea of using some of my button stash. I will be tempted to put this on a mint tin or something using jewel-it glue. After sanding, I can paint the tin red or even pink before gluing on buttons for heart. Might even fill it with conversation or cinnamon hearts too. Good idea however you use it.

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February 7, 20080 found this helpful

it is so cute! i gotta make one

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