I’ve been working on a revamp of my sewing studio for a few months now. It’s unusual for me to not get down to business and finish a project before moving on to the next thing. I’ve been trying to take my time with this so that I have the things I way I want them instead of just settling for what I can get.
The latest part of this piecemeal approach has been new storage for my buttons. I replaced my one big jar of button with a June Tailor Button Bank back in December. It became obvious very quickly that the Button Bank was not the tool for me. I had to dump out all of the buttons in one channel to find the ones I wanted and the design of the jar often allowed other button colors to jump ship. It just made me nuts!
I knew I wanted individual jars for each color but struggled to find the right jars. I wanted something with personality but I also wanted enough matching jars because I can’t do the different styles and/or sizes thing. I sort of stumbled upon these jars at Hobby Lobby and knew they’d be perfect — especially because they were on sale for $1 each!
The lids were originally shiny metal but that was too boring. I primed them then spraypainted them red. I printed out labels and used a scalloped edge circle punch to add a little more interest. I love how they turned out! Definitley cooler than the Button Bank and I think they’re better suited to how I work, too.