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Knitted Cat Hats with Glass Cat Eye Button Eyes

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"Megan is amazing. We love these cat eye buttons. They really made the cat hat pop! Great seller, fast shipping!" - Recent review from Carrie Morningwake from Colorado Springs, CO Here are some of the fun knitted cat hats she's made with a wide variety of colorful yarn selections and glass cat button eyes from here: Gotta love how the colors of the glass eye buttons are reflected in the yarn choices for each hat. So cool! Since Carrie's insisted that she'll be back for more glass eye buttons for future creations, we're excited to see what she'll show us she's made...

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Original Wire Sculptures with Glass Eyes

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Gregory Diaz from Chicago, IL creates freeform wire sculpture characters. He never quite knows just how big each sculpture is going to be when he sets off making it, so he like to keep a mix of glass eye sizes on hand so he can use a design that will fit the character best when it's getting closed to being finished. The glass eye designs, along with a pop of pipe cleaner colored hair, give these unique wire sculptures life. SHOP ALL GLASS EYES HERE About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs designed...

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Soft Turtle: Before and After Button Eyes Applied

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Alexa Frear of Pismo Beach, California needed some new eyes for a plush, stuffed turtle. As you can see from the "before" image below, without eyes the turtle was a bit... lacking. Alex stumbled upon the sew on green sea turtle eyes at handmadeglasseyes.com, and determined that they provided the perfect solution. After applying the 16mm button eyes, the stuffed animal appears much more lively and full of character! You can check out the sea turtle eyes Alex used to restore this stuffed turtle here, or shop all sew on glass eye buttons here.

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