Inside: 20 Creative Button Crafts
If you are anything like me over the years I have gathered quite the collection of craft supplies, one of those being buttons. From old projects, extra buttons that come with clothes, and endless sewing projects. Most people see them as useless trash and toss them in the garbage.
But before you toss them to the curb, let us show you all the endless creative button crafts possibilities! From magnets, decor, and even some Christmas spirit here are our favorite button crafts for you to enjoy.
Bonus: We were so inspired by the button fun that we even found a few amazing sugary button desserts you have to try!
Creative Button Crafts
I don’t know about you but I am always searching for a magnet or two to hold up the latest piece of kids’ artwork, or party invite. It seems like no matter how many I go out and buy I never have enough.
Which is why I will totally be making these creative button magnets, I mean how adorable?! Just a little glue, magnets, and colorful buttons, I can have plenty of cute magnet options to show off on my fridge.
Add a little shabby chic flair to your next party with this adorable and totally easy button garland.
These button fruit gift tags are so simple to make and they add color and whimsy to any gift with ease. Simply use plain boxes, a ribbon, and colorful buttons to create these fruit tags.
They are the perfect way to show someone you have thought about them before they even open their gift.
A couple of bobby pins, a touch of glue, and some interesting or vintage buttons are all you need to make some very simple yet striking hair clips. I just love simple projects like these!
I personally LOVE this all-white button lampshade, but you could also recreate this fun decor DIY with colorful buttons as well.
With an old lampshade and loads of buttons, create your very own unique piece. You will have all your guest impressed with your creative skills.
Kid Button Crafts
Everything you make doesn’t always have to be grand or complicated; you can make something as simple as a button bookmark with a paperclip that you know will be put to good use. It’s a quick and easy craft that can really help your school-going kids.
This would be an excellent classroom activity to make for kids to bring home as a surprise. Elementary or even preschool-aged students would be able to make these adorable cards themselves.
And we love how every card is unique!
Do you have a true fashionista on your hands? I can totally relate. These snazzy button bracelets are the perfect kids DIY for that free creative soul.
Who doesn’t love a good craft? And this button craft is a total winner! What a fun way to use your growing collection of buttons to create something fun that the kids will love.
I also love the idea of using this craft for learning counting or colors!
I am a firm believer that you can make a super fun craft with the simplest of things. Even pipe cleaners and buttons? But of course! These crazy cute little caterpillars are the perfect DIY for little hands. I mean look how cute?
Christmas Button Crafts
“Oh Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree, how I love your colorful buttons!” That’s how it goes right? These colorful button craft trees are adorable for the holidays. What an easy, inexpensive DIY to decorate your home, attach to a gift, or give as a little momentum to all your friends and family.
Deck the Halls with this star-studded button tree trio. I love how you can customize each tree to your decor color, or create a multicolored wonderland with different shades of buttons.
This is DIY makes for really fun Christmas craft night ideas as well!
How cute?! This sweet button craft DIY is perfect to turn into a simple holiday card or a fun festive piece of framed art!
Add a fun festive flair to your front door this year with this crazy colorful button holiday wreath! By taking a regular wreath form and adding some of your favorite buttons you can create the cutest DIY ever!
This might be my favorite holiday button crafts! Spread joy all throughout your home with this stunning button DIY.
Sugary Sweet Button Crafts
Remember these button candies? I used to love them as a little girl. I mean who doesn’t love little buttons of colorful sugar? And how cute are they as a little Valentine gift with these ‘Cute As A Button’ tags attached?!
If you would like to recreate this idea, purchase your button candies at Candy Galaxy, download your FREE Valentine tags HERE, and gift away!
This sweet little button cake is adorable for a shabby chic wedding or even as a first birthday smash cake!
That’s it! I’m throwing a button themed party ASAP! How cute are these button cookies? Perfect for a baby shower or birthday they are so sweet and look delicious.
You can make these in any color or size to create a festive dessert for any party.
The sweetest of party favors, these button suckers are perfect for a wedding. Their brilliant design and charming theme make them a button craft must!
Create your own candy buttons with this fun and easy recipe, can you believe they used Kool-Aid? This is such a sweet button DIY idea that your tastebuds can enjoy!