What To Do With Old Buttons?


1A Button Tray and Bowl

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has shared a project to make with old buttons. Cover a bowl with aluminum foil and then start hot gluing the buttons while using the foil covered bowl as a support and frame to shape the button bowl. Do the same with a tray to make a button tray.

2Tables Given a Makeover with Buttons

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3Button and Twine Bracelets

Erlend at Morning Creativity has shared a super easy way to make a button bracelet. Simply take a length of twine and tie knots with a button as shown and a stylish bracelet is ready to style up your wrist.

4Cluster Button Key Rings

Julie at Sum of Their Stories has crafted these cute cluster button key rings using buttons, jump rings and key rings.

5A Wind Chime

Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda has created a beautiful rainbow button wind chime using buttons and canning lids.

6A Curtain of Buttons

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7A Button Decorated Tray

Mel at Mel Stampz has shared a way to give a makeover to a tray by decorating it with buttons.

8Button Embellished Bobby Pins

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9Button Rings

Lana Red Studio blog has shared a wonderful way to recycle old buttons into rings by gluing the buttons to adjustable rings.

10A Spring Bouquet

American Crafts blog has shared a tutorial of making a spring bouquet from felt, buttons and wooden skewers.

11Button Embellished Flipflops

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12Button Embellished Bags

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13An Assorted Button Necklace

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14Button Tree Wall Arts

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15Crochet Button Flowers

Craft and Fun blog has shared a cute way to upcycle buttons by whipping up crochet flowers with them.

16A Peacock Wall Art

The Crafty Crazy blog has shared a way to recycle the supply of your old buttons into a peacock wall art. First you have to sort buttons in peacock hues from your collection. Then paint the body of the peacock and hot glue the buttons to make the feathers.

17Cute Mini Bicycles

This That and Everything Inbetween blog has shared a fun way to recycle pairs of identical buttons into mini bicycles using metal wire.

18A Button Decorated Handmade Card

According to Dana’s Dabbling Studio you can recycle your buttons for making some super cute handmade cards for your friends and family.

19Recycled Paper and Button Flowers

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20Button Embellished Lampshades

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