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Fun with Basic Grey

Sunday, October 16, 2011

 A little while back, the lovely folks at Basic Grey sent me the most fabulous package of buttons, fabric flowers (um, hello - my favorite!), and a canvas sampler. Now, I'd never seen one of these super cool samplers before- I let it sit there for awhile, just staring at me. I felt like I must add every square of fabric and cool button/ribbon/pin I've gathered but in the end, I really enjoyed how it looks with just some of my favorite fabric prints. I 'attached' them with double sided fusible webbing, but the canvas + webbing sort of acts like velcro, so I can move the squares around, replace, exchange, etc.  It's basically my new mood wall. 
After I got passed the initial intimidation...I really enjoyed working with it- even Jack joined in the fun...

Here he is carefully arranging the squares :) 

They also included some positively gorgeous buttons...the shiny ones really,uh, spoke to me. 

And of course, any time I find a fabric flower, I MUST attach it to a bag! 

All these super darling goodies are on the Basic Grey site (which is also a treat to look through) and you  might want to check back here in the next couple of days ....I may just have more of these lovelies to share. (hint, hint). 


gill said...

I love what you've done with the BG sampler!

Live a Colorful Life said...

Love the buttons and what you did with the flower!