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Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor



There I was with an extra  sheet of recylced plastic that
I had inked with alcohol inks; left over from a challenge.

I thought it would make a nice big button
so I cut it with a circle die (4 inches diameter) and made two holes
centrally and sewed it with baker's twine.

I had been thinking about buttons and I had in my head
Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor.
This is a counting game where the buttons on a child's outfit are 
counted using soldier, sailor, etc.
I had sheets of these little letters lying around 
and decided to use them to make words around the circumference.
( tinker tailor soldier sailor)

I affixed it to a light blue linen effect card 
and arranged a few smaller buttons. 

Affectionately
Vee xx

I would liek to enter this card into the following challenges:


where the theme is 

Button It

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12 comments:

  1. This is fabulous - so many buttons! Love it! Thanks for joining the challenge over at LEJ Designs this week! Hugs Rachel xx

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    1. Thank you, Rachel my pleasure, hugs back. xx

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  2. this is wonderful, I love the design

    Sue

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  3. Fabulous Vee, love all the little buttons around the big one. Thank you for joining us at LEJ Designs. Good luck. Chris xx

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  4. This is from me Vee. What a wonderful idea I love it. Chris xx

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    1. Oh, Chris, thank you very much. xx

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  5. OMGosh, I can't remember the last time I heard 'Tinker Taylor, Soldier, Sailor', must have been from my childhood as I don't recall using it with my child. Love how you made the 'button' and added the words around the circle, wow I love this!

    hugs
    glenda

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  6. Rich man, Poor man...Yes I can remember this Vee.
    Brilliant idea. Brilliant colours. LOve it.
    Chrissyxx

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  7. A really fabulous card sweetie I love the idea you had for this one, very creative and a lovely idea to spell out the words if the counting rhyme. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge
    Lindsay xx

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Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and leave a comment. If youi would care to join me I would love to have your company. I will be looking forward to visiting your blog to leave a comment and join you too.
Vee xx