Tag Archives: Button Crafts

Pretty Wire Trees

By Crafts-a lot Contributor, Mable who is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and is always looking to improve her crafting skills. Join Mable on Facebook to socialize and share with other crafters!

DIY Wire Trees

DIY Wire Tree Decorations

Bring nature indoors as the weather cools down with this fun project! Kids and adults can enjoy creating these gorgeous trees to top boxes, add to a terrarium, or decorate a bookshelf. Use up old beads and buttons, or create a unique memento with collected shells or rocks. The possibilities are endless and the result is stunning.

DIY Wire Tree with Moss

What You Need:

  • Wire (we used 20 gauge wire cut into 18 inch pieces)
  • Pliers
  • Wire Cutter
  • Tacky Glue
  • Small Embellishments (beads, tiny buttons, little rocks, we even used moss)

How to Make It:

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Upcycled Checkers Game

DIY Upcycled Checkers Game

Grab something old and turn it into a sparkling new checkers game! This DIY can easily be adapted to whatever you have on hand. From old art pieces to cardboard boxes and from your ever-growing button stash to bottle caps, you can create a pretty game you’ll love to play.

Upcycled Checkers Game
What You Need:

Here’s How to Make It…

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Shamrock Button Art

By Kid’s Crafts Contributor Tracey, from the blog We Made That.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Button Art

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to have my daughter make this Shamrock Button Art project to put on the mantel.  She has really been in to crafting with buttons lately and was really excited when I brought out a bunch of green buttons for a project.

I traced the shamrock pattern onto the burlap frame and then she used the glue gun to glue all the buttons on.  The easiest way to do this is to start by gluing the buttons around the outline first, then move into the middle.  It is okay to glue buttons on top of one another to cover up all the burlap in your shamrock.

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Button Love

By Craft Trends Contributor, Gillian from the blog Dried Figs and Wooden Spools. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

A few months ago my aunt gifted me with a couple of zip lock gallon baggies full of buttons. Teeny white ones, big fat vintage leather ones, colors and sizes galore. I love them and must admit that I’ve got them in pretty jars on my shelf so I can just stare at their gorgeousness. But I also love using buttons in usual ways in my crafting and decorating projects. I’ve been digging deep into pinterest for some ideas for all those buttons, here are a few of my favorites.

Updated Sneakers - Spalvotas Dryzuotas

Updated Sneaker – Spalvotas Dryzuotas

I can’t decide if I should make these for my daughter, or myself! So fun and funky! I love them! While they would definitely be a labor of love, they would also be a fantastic way to show off a special button collection. Cant wait to get started! How about you?

Buttons - Dream Patch

Buttons – Dream Patch

My little girl is currently growing her hair out and so we’re on the hunt for cute hair bobbles for those future pony tails and these are so fun! I love the idea of customizing them for different favorite outfits or just having a whole rainbow of button bands available for our morning hair sessions, but these would be super cute with vintage or sparkly shank buttons for special occasions. And best of all they are so fast! Who knew? Easy peasy even on a busy morning!

Button Wreath

By Kid’s Crafts Contributor Stephanie, from the Blog A Geek in Glasses.

The Button Wreath: An Easy Kids Christmas Craft

This is just a quick project to keep the idle hands busy once school lets out for the Holidays. The little ones can practice motor skills as they place the buttons on a sparkly pipe cleaner. Once they are done simply twist the wire into a circle. A quick gift for everyone on your list.

supplies

Supplies:

String

Simply place the buttons on the pipe cleaner by inserting it through any hole on the button.  Continue to add buttons until you can make a circle with the buttons. Once all the buttons have been added, use one end of the pipe cleaner to twist around the other end to close the circle. Take the other end of the pipe cleaner and make a loop to use as a hanger. Tie a bow around the cleaner with ribbon to make it pretty.

Button Wreath Kids Christmas Craft

This is a simple kid friendly, no glue craft!!

Featured Crafter: Hannah Dewey

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Featured Crafter: Fasenation Studio. Find out more at ThinkCrafts.com

My name is Hannah, & I recently opened my online shop www.fastenationstudio.com. I make & sell polymer clay buttons. I’m also working on a shawl pin & hair bow line.

Featured Crafter: Fasenation Studio. Find out more at ThinkCrafts.com
I am also on Ravelry as knitsnnotes & have my own group Fastenation Studio, come check it out to see the newest designs, finished fastened projects, & where I post sales & contests. I enjoy a variety of things including reading, knitting, cooking/baking, anything outdoors, music, working with clay, drawing, farm work, and Baseball. I am a daughter of The King and am seeking to bring Him honor and glory in all that I do. ~ Proverbs 31 ~

Featured Crafter: Fasenation Studio. Find out more at ThinkCrafts.com
I have always enjoyed different artistic pursuits and have put these together to make beautiful buttons that are unique and made to suit your tastes and needs.

Featured Crafter: Fasenation Studio. Find out more at ThinkCrafts.com

All buttons are customizable in size, color, and design. Tell me what you want and I will work with you to create the perfect buttons for your projects! Check out the shop for my ready to ship buttons!

Featured Crafter: Fasenation Studio. Find out more at ThinkCrafts.com
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Kids Crafts: Buttons

By Crafts-a lot Contributor, Mable who is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and is always looking to improve her crafting skills. Join Mable on Facebook to socialize and share with other crafters!

If you have a creative child around, there are many great craft supplies to keep them busy, and keep you worry-free. Keep the right supplies on hand, and crafting with your kid can be fun and help you build memories that can last well into their lives.

Sorted Button Valentine by Hands on as we Grow

Sorted Button ValentineHands On as we Grow

 Buttons come in so many shapes and sizes lately, you’re bound to find something to fit your child’s personality. Whether they’re old enough to learn to sew (buttons are a great place to start) or just love the feel, there are plenty of button crafts out there for your little one.

Homemade Knitting Needles with Dowels and Buttons. Tutorial at ThinkCrafts.com

Kid Friendly Knitting Needles

Use buttons at the ends of these knitting needles for a fun embellishment that fits your child’s personality. They’ll love using their personal knitting needles to learn how to knit!

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