5 fun button crafts

I always get nostalgic thinking of my grandmother’s button box . A huge old biscuit tin full of buttons of every kind. As a young girl this was my favourite treasure chest. 

So , if you have an old button box why not display the buttons in a fun easy craft?

Button tree canvas 

This is real simple. Paint a background. Use a black marker to draw on a tree silhouette and glue on button leaves.

Love heart canvas

In pencil draw your design and glue on red buttons all around to form the design.

Take flight wooden image 

Onto an old piece of woods glue buttons to form a hot air balloon. Hammer in nails and use embroidery tread to wind into a basket. Draw the words and glue string over .

photo frame 

Update an old frame by gluing bright buttons all over. A great activity for the kids.


Cover a piece of wood in Hessian, blue flower vurckes from material and felt , layering with buttons. Standard made by gluing green embroidery thread.


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