Creating Crafts With Old Buttons – 10 Ideas

I simply love utilizing old buttons in my specialty projects. Here’s ten speedy and simple plans to put those old buttons to utilize. For most activities, you will require a container of art paste, and equipment from your neighborhood make supply shop, or things found at your nearby store in the art segment.


1) Game Piece Mini Button Pins. Utilize little fastens to make smaller than usual mosaics or little blossoms on a poker chip or utilized domino. Hold along with create stick., Once dry, and paste a “pin” on the back and you have a slick art thought.

2) Picture outlines: Transform any drilling photo placement into something great by sticking smaller than usual fastens all around the edges. (This works best with level surface photograph outlines.) These make extraordinary gifts, from pearl buttons looking brilliant in a creator room, to vivid rainbow outlines filling in as a “recover soon” gift.

3) Personalized Gift Tags: Use cardboard to remove label shapes, or purchase the enormous sticker prices at your nearby office supply store. Once improved with markers, colored pencils, paints, or decoupage with paper. Settle by sticking scaled down buttons in the initials or first name letter of the individual you are giving a gift to. This looks delightful and is an incredible way of utilizing your buttons up. (In case you are making your own cardboard cut out labels, you will require an opening punch and strip. The locally acquired adaptation accompany string).

4) Makeup Mirror Gift: Old cosmetics or powder compacts can be cleaned, (absorbed boiling water to eliminate metal supplements) then, at that point, little fastens stuck finished for an interesting gift thought. These fill in as little gems cases, cash boxes, nutrient compartments, or fortune boxes and make incredible stocking stuffers or curiosity gift thoughts.

5) Button Necklace: Mini buttons can be woven together in and out utilizing dainty measure clear creating wire or clear fishing string medium load to make a useful jewelry.


6)Dog Tag Identifier: Use an enormous button with a level assistance to decoupage your canine’s name and telephone number onto a button (stay away from the opening region). Apply many layers of clear sealer, and when dry, sew the button onto the highest point of your canine’s restraint. Regardless of whether your canine loses the labels from the lower circle, the button will remain on the restraint, and give significant data if the canine becomes lost. If you need to wash the neckline, hand wash delicately and keep away from splashing the button region for extensive stretches of time.

7) Greeting Cards: Use gigantic, amazingly huge buttons that are remarkable, vintage or vivid, and stick on the facade of a handcrafted card. Use them as focus of your work of art, for instance, a huge yellow button is the sun, an enormous dark button is the focal point of a sunflower, or a huge earthy colored button is an owl’s head. They make fascinating blended media parts in your work.

8) Pendant from Large Buttons: Jumbo or huge buttons which are extraordinary in plan can be decorated with a bundle stuck on with create stick. They make wonderful pendants. Elective: Layer fastens and stick together, for an interesting layered pendant look!

9) Key Fob with Buttons: Remove the ring from an old key chain, or secure key chain rings for this task. Track down some high strength rope like hemp, or hued plastic string. String the rope however the huge button openings (Criss-cross the string on the off chance that utilizing four opening button), mesh it. Your mesh ought to be” at least 3 long. Join with ties onto the ring. It will make a pretty and shortsighted key chain or gift thought.

10) Button Magnet Gifts: Using little magnets, connect to backs of buttons with create stick. Permit to dry and gather into sets of six. Find medium weight cardboard to use for gift bundle backing. Mount buttons onto the cardboard support as this is your gift show. (This should be possible by cutting a little cut in the cardboard, and squeezing the magnet through to hold the magnet set up, so all you see on the facade of the cardboard is the lovely fastens, as though they are mounted on a card!) Cover with material or wrap with paper and these make incredible gift sets.