Vintage Crafts- Button Cards

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Hi guys! I am back with another fun vintage craft to share with you. Today’s craft comes from a Summer 1953 issue of McCall’s Needlework and Crafts Magazine. I am going to share with you the instructions on how to make these cute little vintage button greeting cards/ stationary cards.

Here is the original how to:

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These cards were super easy to make! I made the cherries like in the magazine. For the flower card, I drew a flower shape on the back side of some pink felt and then added the button to the center. I also made some grapes, and an ice cream cone. I cut the shanks off of the buttons with a pair of flush nippers.

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You can really get creative on the shapes and subjects you use, and it is a lot of fun! It is a really fast craft to whip up too! I think it would be an excellent project for kids to make or for a group or party. I hope you all will give it a try sometime! I’ll be back soon with more vintage crafts. Until then…

Happy Crafting!

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4 Responses

  1. neatokeenetsy

    Cute as a button! Love the vintage sources! xo

    • Thanks Cindy! These vintage mags I have are so amazing! I read through every page. In fact some of my favorites are the old BHG mags I got from your shop 😉

  2. Aww, so cute. The cherries and grapes are my favorites!


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