Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Get Your Craft On | Cute as a Button Umbrellas

How to Make Your Own
Personalized Umbrellas
How much would your kids LOVE these?!!!

I am making these as favors for Bugger N's birthday party. They are so easy and cute. I just had to share! 

First, I bought white children's size umbrellas
I printed the letters out that I wanted to use (size 350, Times Roman font).   

 Then used a pencil to trace the letter on the umbrella...

Sewed on some cute buttons...

Perfect rainy day project!

***Update: See how the umbrella party favors were displayed at the April Showers party***

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  1. That is an adorable idea! My daughter would love to rock that. Found you through Tip Me Tuesday!


  2. They kids would love them...How about I would love them. How stinkin' cute!

  3. I love that idea! So stinking cute! I may have to try this. Thanks for the idea!

  4. That is a really cute idea Jenny! So glad you found my newbie party. Glad you joined in. I host this party every Monday, so hope to see you again. I look forward to what you are doing next.
    I have two boys as well...so I relate well to Moms with boys.

  5. I love this idea! You can get cheapo plain umbrellas at almost any dollar store making this a very affordable craft! I would love for you to stop by and link up to my Ten Buck Tuesday link party (it lasts all week)!

  6. Oh those are tooooooo cute! My mom is a button maniac, she loves them, so I bet she'd adore this idea. I might have to make one for her, LOL!

  7. Jenny, what a wonderful, personalized, quality party favor. Sounds like it's going to be an incredible party. Can't wait to see all the other creative details!

    A new follower,
    Jenn/Rook No. 17

  8. What an original idea! Love, love, love it! I'll have to make one of these for my friend's birthday coming up...perfect!

    Love your blog name too--I have to ask, where do you live? :)

    Leighann @ http://beadsbuttonsbubbles.blogspot.com/
    (following you now :))

  9. this is too cute!

  10. I'm in love with button art! Great job mama! Thanks for linking up and don't forget to add me to your linky list! Thanks!

  11. I am totally diggin' on the buttons!! Great idea! Looks fabulous too!

  12. How cute! :) I love the buttons - such a sweet detail! My daughter would love a personalized umbrella like this... I'll be adding this project to my "crafty to do list" ;) Thanks for sharing!

  13. My daughter would adore one of these! Such a simple and cheap way to jazz up any old umbrella. I can't wait to share it with my readers on MeckMom.com. Thanks!

  14. What a great idea! Cute party idea.

  15. This is absolutely DARLING! Thanks for linking up!! :)

  16. Very cute! This will be an extra fun party, I can tell. :)

  17. how fun! :) a month isn't sooo long! :)

  18. What a fun and unique project, thanks for sharing!

  19. That is so adorable. I love it. I have to try one of these for my daughter. I am your latest follower. I would love for you to come and check out my blog and follow me back at www.diybydesign.blogspot.com. Thanks so much.

  20. Jenny, I was so excited and honored to see that you linked up this wonderful project to "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday at Rook No. 17. I hope you'll continue to participate in the weekly party!

    Warmest wishes,

  21. WOW!! These are so stinkin' cute, my friend!

  22. I want to make one!!!! I love this! I'd love if you linked this up to my very fist link party! http://runwithglitter.blogspot.com/2011/03/glitters-first-linky-party_22.html

  23. I absolutely love this idea! I have two bugger boys too, and they love anything with their monogram on there! : )
    I shared this Post on my Friday Favorites today. If you want, you can come grab a featured button. Thanks for sharing such a simple and amazingly cute idea!

  24. Jenny~ I LOVE this idea!!! VERY cute!!! Can't wait to see the whole party!!!

  25. I think I mentioned this on the other post, but *I* want one of these umbrellas for me! :) What a clever idea!!

  26. Cutest idea ever! I'm a huge button collector!

  27. Love the button monograms! A great way to dress up an umbrella and no one will ever mistakenly take yours! THanks for linkin up with DIY under $5!

  28. Adorable! Love all things button =) Visiting from A Little Tipsy.

    -caroline @ c.w.frosting

  29. Jenny - This is simply adorable! I love the bright buttons on the white umbrella - how fun! Thanks so much for linking up to the Sunday Showcase Party - I greatly appreciate it. I have featured this today.
    Hope you are enjoying your week
    ~ Stephanie Lynn

  30. What a cute project! Thanks for linking it up to our Party Tutorial Contest (http://www.purejoyeventsblog.com/2011/06/party-tutorial-contest-2.html).


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