Buttons are not just for fastening clothes! They can also be used to make various crafts and decorations. Here are some creative button crafts to try.
Do you have a pile of unused buttons in your craft closet or sewing room? If not, you should start collecting! Buttons can make a huge difference in the creativity and beauty of a craft. Since they come in various colors, sizes, and shapes, they are perfect for a wide range of crafting projects.
From simple ornaments to intricate jewelry, buttons can be used to create eye-catching designs. Whether you are a beginner crafter or a seasoned veteran, this list of projects made with buttons is sure to spark your imagination and inspire you to create something truly unique. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to dive headfirst into the world of button crafts!
Aqua Canvas Art
If you are looking for an original project for your wall that’s easy to make, this aqua button canvas art will do the trick. The special touch is the glitter heart.
Rainbow Nursery Wall art
Oh my word this Scrabble tile craft is so cute! I love the use of buttons for the rainbow.
This easy birdhouse craft is such a great craft for kids. They will keep your children occupied this summer – and the colorful buttons are so fun!
This wreath is perfect for a sewing room or someone who loves to sew! It is wrapped in vintage dressmaking tissue and covered with buttons held in place with applique pins.
Learn how to make a colorful DIY button star ornament with a wooden star, yellow buttons, and glue. A super cute star craft idea!
Easy Wall Art
If you are looking for cheap DIY wall decor with a pop of color, you’ll love this EASY button wall art! I created it using a dollar store frame.
It's nice when kids can make a craft that looks good enough to use as a decoration! This easy Valentine's Day craft for kids is not only fun, but it looks awesome.
These button pumpkins are absolutely adorable and easily use up any old buttons you may have been hanging on to in your craft stash. It will be fun to see what kind of pumpkins your toddler comes up with.
Button Stamp Tool
Learn how to create a stamp tool using buttons. Once completed, you can use it to create interesting designs in clay or even as an old school wax stamp for envelopes!
Mickey Paper Clips
If you love office supplies and buttons, you're going to enjoy these cutie little paper clips. Perfect for kids and adults that love Happy Planner.
Rainbow Dangle Earrings
This pair of rainbow dangle button earrings were made by stringing colorful buttons onto wire and attaching them to earring hooks. Such a fun and bright accessory for any outfit!
Make EASY Halloween button art for your wall! This canvas art project is so easy, even a kid could make it. Perfect Halloween decor!
The cover of this pillow was originally made with a sweater. Now it has a fun acorn applique with vintage buttons on top!
Find out how to turn a plain white lampshade into one that looks as if it cost a lot of money! No worries, this is a no-sew project—just cover the shade with fabric and add buttons.
Now, this isn't the easiest button wall art project, but this little mermaid tutorial has step-by-step instructions with photos that shows you the exact process to follow for any image you want to create!
This unique snowman decor is made out of buttons! You can customize your Frosty with any color hat, scarf, and nose you like.
Easter Egg Art
Gather your buttons and hot glue gun to make a cute framed Easter egg! This would look great hanging, or on a table as part of a holiday vignette.
Although this craft doesn't have buttons on it, you do use buttons to make it! Remember those button stamps from earlier? These DIY coasters are a good example of what you can make with them.
Heart Wall Hanging
Can you believe that this is a repurposed placemat wall hanging? I love the way it turned out, and the buttons used for the heart are perfect!
Update an old frame with layers of buttons. This one was made with spring colors, and reminds me of an Easter egg!
Christmas Tree Garland
This multicolored button garland looks great on a Christmas tree, but would really work as a DIY garland for any occasion!
Hello Kitty Art
Button art is my favorite! This cute Hello Kitty is no exception, and her sweet button bow makes me squeal.
This is a sweet and romantic upcycle gift idea. It could be a wedding present or a DIY gift for Mother's Day!
Mickey Mouse Art
Calling all Disney fans that love buttons! You can make these simple canvases with basic button colors.
Travel Backgammon & Checkers
Cardboard, buttons and a marker are all you need to make 2 travel games: backgammon and checkers!
Why use plain thumbtacks when you can have colorful button tacks? Such an easy DIY that packs a punch of color!
I love this patriotic tray project! It would look great as part of a 4th of July centerpiece or for carrying refreshing glasses of tea.
Pendant Light Shade
This feminine pendant light shade is perfect for a bedside table! If you like this, you should check out these other DIY light fixtures.
This wind chime features a range of colors and sizes, creating a beautiful rainbow effect when the wind blows.
Make a moon button craft to add to your home décor! So easy to put together that even very young children can make this craft.
Button Birthday Card
Cute and simple DIY birthday card with a 3D effect because of the buttons. So easy your kids can make it!
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