About a month ago, my blogging buddy, Edi Royer, of Memories for Life SB, asked for volunteers to use some of her newly-designed wooden buttons in exchange for a photo swap.
I know that Edi can do AMAZING things with a laser -- like beautiful etchings on glassware, and intricate designs on wooden jewelry. These feather earrings were a gift for my daughter. She loved them!
And these engraved wooden buttons are just another example of laser-crafted wonderfulness from Edi's shop:
I used the buttons as an accent for a Fall table runner, made using Heartstrings fabric by Terri Degenkolb of Whimsicals for Red Rooster Designs (the tan print that resembles marble), and Hallowgraphix fabric by Jason Yenter for In The Beginning Fabrics(the leaves on a black background). I actually made three of these runners for upcoming Fall craft fairs--only two have the cool leaf buttons.
The table runner is reversible. It is approximately 42 inches long and 14.5 inches wide.
Although this appears to be an understated neutrals on black accent item, if you look closer, there's a touch of whimsy:
See those beady little eyes peeking through the leaves?
Thanks to Edi for the opportunity to play with her wonderful laser leaf buttons!