Get Out the Vote – Upcycling Campaign Buttons and Vintage Ribbons into a Patriotic Wreath

Get Out the Vote – Upcycling Campaign Buttons and Vintage Ribbons into a Patriotic Wreath

If you live in the States, then you may have noticed that it’s an election year. There’s an awful lot of anger and ugliness associated with it, so here’s my attempt to diffuse the bitter divide with a bi-partisan upcycling project. Washington may not be able to cross the aisle, but Sadie can! And I’ll be doing it with vintage pins / campaign buttons from old elections into a patriotic wreath for Get Out the Vote!Read more ›

Metal Buttons for Coin Jewelry and a Boho Bracelet

Metal Buttons for Coin Jewelry and a Boho Bracelet

I love coin jewelry, but it can be expensive and difficult to make. It has great bohemian style and feels exotic to wear. When I stumbled across an artisan who has created a gorgeous line of “coin” jewelry by upcycling the metal buttons of days gone by, I was instantly smitten. The button jewelry looked JUST like old coins (or even pirate coins!) and I knew I had to give it ago.Read more ›