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19 Button Crafts for You and Your Home

By: Melissa Conner, Editor of

felt button ballAdults and kids alike seem to find joy in button crafts.  From vintage buttons to novelty craft buttons you can only find in unique thrift stores, there's nothing a fun button can't improve!  With this great collection of 19 Button Crafts for You and Your Home, you'll find some great ideas on how to decorate with buttons...and even how to make customized buttons of your own!

Decorating with assorted buttons is easy with our great selection of decorative projects.  This Cute as a Button Topiary, for example, is easy to make and fun to show off!  The best thing about button crafts like this is that they double as storage for your sewing needles and cute sewing buttons!

Button crafts are also great for adding some style to your wardrobe.  From jewelry to apperal, novelty craft buttons can really add charm and style to your clothing.  This Bold Button Water Bottle Bracelet is a great way to show off your collection of unique sewing buttons, plus it's eco-friendly!  Reuse empty water bottles and show off your cool sewing buttons all at the same time.  Now that's fashion sense!

Having trouble finding just the right decorative buttons for your button crafts?  Try making your own!  Custom made buttons are easy to create and fun to add to your jewelry and clothing.  These Glittery Buttons will help add jazz and sparkle to almost anything...and you can make these decoraive buttons for crafts or to wear on your clothing.

Button crafts are perfect if you want to add some unique style to your home decor.  You can find lots of cool sewing buttons and large decorative buttons in your local craft stores and thrift stores.  And don't be scared to mix and match colors!  Button crafts look great when you use plastic craft buttons of all shapes and colors!

19 Button Crafts for You and Your Home Table of Contents

  1. Decorating with Assorted Buttons

  2. Accessorize with Decorative Buttons

  3. Handmade Buttons


Decorating with Assorted Buttonsbutton frame heart

Decorating with assorted buttons is fun and easy!  From frames to pillows, cool sewing buttons can really add a special and unique touch to your decor.  These button crafts will help you turn any mundane object into something fun and artsy!

  1. Beaded Button BoxNovelty craft buttons are great for decorating boxes and gift packages.  Button crafts, like this Beaded Button Box, are great for storing little sewing items or giving a gift of more assorted craft buttons to one of your crafty friends!
  2. Bright Button Flowers:  This colorful group of assorted craft buttons is just the thing to help you bring some spring into your home!  These flowers are easy to make and require no water or sun!
  3. Button Candle FavorsDecorative buttons make great embellishments on almost everything.  These Button Candles are excellent wedding or baby shower favors, and the cute little button is just the right touch.
  4. Button CubeButton crafts make great decor items for every room in your house.  This artistic button cube is a fun way to use up some leftover assorted buttons that you have lying around.
  5. Buttons Mirror Frame:  This funky and colorful mirror is completely covered with decorative buttonsButton crafts like this make great gifts and look stunning hanging on a wall in your living room or craft room.
  6. Cute as a Button Nightlight Shade:  Make a beaded lampshade for a nightlight, without any sewing. The secret's in the double-sided tape. By day it will look elegant and decorative, and by night it will light the way in a darkened room. This design makes a great gift, home decor, or finished product to sell at a craft fair.
  7. Decorative Ruffles n' Buttons Pillow:  This Decorative Ruffles n' Buttons Pillow would look striking on a black or white couch! Easy free sewing projects like this are great weekend craft ideas or fun gifts to make for family and friends!
  8. Felt and Button Decorative Ball:  Here's a great way to show off all of your cool sewing buttons!  This decorative ball would make a cute ornament come Christmastime, or you can gather them in a large bowl and display these cute button crafts year round!
  9. Fluffy Tutu and Button Wall Art:  Little dancers and ballerinas alike will love this button wall art!  You can use unique sewing buttons or fun handmade buttons to acheive the look of this perfect princess art piece!
  10. Colorful Repurposed Clock:  How cool is this clock?  By using fun embellishment buttons and other small items in your stash, you can create a one of a kind clock that will be a joy to wake up to every morning!
  11. Cute as a Button Topiary:  Button tree crafts, like this Cute as a Button Topiary, would be a great addition to any home decor.  The great thing about topiary crafts like this is that it also works as a way to store your buttons!

Accessorize with Decorative Buttonsbling button bracelet

Button crafts aren't just for adding flair to your home decor, you could also use them to jazz up your own accessories!  From bracelets to tank tops, novelty craft buttons are great additions to help you add some texture and style to your favorite outfits.

  1. Bling Button Bracelets:  Make these bling button bracelets using buttons you already have around the house. It's so easy to be fashionable with these free button crafts. This would be a fun craft to make for girls' night in!
  2. Bold Button Water Bottle Bracelet:  Wear your personality on your sleeve! A Bold Button Water Bottle Bracelet makes a big statement at a low cost. Use an empty water bottle as your base and dip into your stash of unique sewing buttons - it's that easy!
  3. Funky Button TankDecorative buttons are great to use for this tank top craft.  Attach cute sewing buttons to a solid colored tank for something you'll love to show off all year round!
  4. Vintage Inspired Blooms and Buttons Necklace:  If you have a stockpile of decorative buttons for crafts, this is a great project to do to help you weed through them!  This blooms and buttons necklace would look great with almost anything, from a little black dress to a tee shirt and jeans!
  5. Crochet Neck Warmer:  The neutral color of this crochet neck warmer allows you the freedom to jazz it up with large decorative buttons!  Use three small cheap buttons or one fun large one to add some color!

Handmade Buttonslacy crochet buttons

 If you can't find just the right button for your button crafts, try making your own!  Customized buttons are a great way to add your own personal touch to everything from clothing to artwork.

  1. Lacy Crochet Button:  Covered buttons are easy and fun to make.  These lacy crochet buttons are a great addition to a lightweight sweater.
  2. Glittery Buttons:  Make glittery buttons with loose gold glitter, and you can use them for a variety of different projects. Embellish with them or just put them in a bowl and admire their glittery goodness!  These are sure to help you add some sparkle to your button crafts!
  3. Beautiful Clay Buttons:  You can make beautiful custom made buttons from clay with ease!  These customized buttons are great for all your button crafts, and would be great additions to your next necklace or earring project!

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