How to Make a Buttonhole Corsage.



About: We are 2 jewelry designers from Switzerland, Isabel and Naomi. We met each other a couple of years ago and when we put our minds together, we create lots of different things. Our jewelry is made from up-cyc...

In this Instructable we show you how to make a buttonhole corsage using inner tube of a bike and Nespresso coffee capsules. We hope you like our Instructable. Materials we used to make the corsage are cleaned Nespresso capsules, cleaned inner tube of a bike, a circle punch (1.5 cm diameter) a metal brooch, a round metal rivet, 657117 Sizzix Bigz Die - Flower, Petal Power by Eileen Hull, a Bigshot, a flower punch, a glue gun, scissors, cutting pliers, flat nose pliers and round nose pliers

Step 1: Watch the Video

To see how to make this buttonhole corsage in detail, watch this video.

Step 2: Cut Out a Coffee Pod Circle

Cut of the top and the bottom of your coffee pod. Use a circle punch to cut a circle of about 1.5 cm in diameter. Hereafter cut out a paper circle. Fold this paper circle onto 8 pieces and mark.

Step 3: Cut Your Circle

Use the paper circle to cut your coffee pod circle. Leave the middle uncut. Now fold one in two of the cut pieces around the tip of a pencil. Now put this piece to the side.

Step 4: Cut Out Your Flower Base

Use the Bigshot to cut out a flower from a piece of bicycle inner tube. Use this together with the first prepared piece in the next step.

Step 5: Attach the Two Pieces

With a round silver colored rivet, attach the prepared coffee pod piece and the inner tube flower.

Step 6: Prepare Another Coffee Pod

Cut the border of a coffee pod. Use a round nosed plier to turn the coffee pod regularly. When you have turned all around, fold them slowly inward.

Step 7: Prepare the Stem

Use a small flower punch to cut out coffee pod and inner tube flower. Pierce the second prepared coffee pod and add e brooch to it. Now pierce the coffee pod flower and cut the petals a bit.

Step 8: Finish the Corsage

Add the flower and fold the petals around the coffee pod. Hereafter add the inner tube flower. Use a glue gun to attach the top part and your corsage is done. We hope you like our Instructable.

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