Spring Buttons

Designer: Carmen Allen



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-011 Light Blue to the inside circle of the lid and 3 coats of FN-020 Medium Green to the outer circle. Also, apply 3 coats of FN-009 Brown to the bottom half of the box.
  3. Using a CB-106 #6 Script liner, dip the brush in some water and without drying it, pull one side of the brush through SC-11 Blue Yonder.Brush around the inner circle of the box with the glaze side of the brush facing outwards. This should create a gradient effect.
  4. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to create flowers and apply 1 coat of SC-8 Just Froggy for the stems.
  5. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 cpat of SC-74 Hot Tamale and SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to the topes of the flowers.
  6. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SG-202 White Cobblestone to the outer circle of the lid and the bottom of the box.
  7. When the Cobblestone glaze is dry to the touch, but not yet cracking, apply 1 coat of SC-27 Sour Apple to the cobblestone section on the lid and SC-14 Java Bean to the cobblestone section on the botton half of the box.
  8. Let dry comepletely.
  9. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.



  • MB-1410 Button Box


  • FN-009 Brown
  • FN-011 Light Blue
  • FN-020 Medium Green
  • SC-8 Just Froggy
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SG-202 White Cobblestone

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner