10 Super Cute DIY Button Craft Tutorials

diy button crafts

Isn’t spring the perfect time to get crafty? I love going around to yard sales and fleamarkets and buying all of the little crafty pieces I can so that I can try my hand at making something cute later. Granted, it’s not always cute, but hey, it’s fun. It may not be spring yet… but it’s been getting warmer here and it will be here before we know it! And don’t worry, these crafts I am sharing today are not some of my rejects, haha. These crafts are full of crazy cuteness. Here are the coolest DIY button crafts that we could find from around the web to hopefully spark your inner artist.

My grandmother used to keep a box of leftover buttons that we kids would play with and use on our Barbie clothes. We also used the buttons in an old game that I loved. I think it was called Hi-Q or something like that, but I haven’t seen one in years. Anyway, we would replace the missing pieces with buttons so that we could keep playing. Eventually that game was covered with more buttons than game pieces. Lol.

I sure wouldn’t mind having that box of buttons now to make some of these cool crafts. 🙂

10 Super Cute DIY Button Craft Tutorials

Vibrant Button Tree On Canvas | Crafts By Amanda

Flower Card | Confessions Of An Overworked Mom

paper flower bouquet
Paper Flower Bouquet | Jenny At Dapperhouse

Cloth Napkins With Button Fruit Details | This Mama Loves

Dangling Antique Button Earrings | Crafts By Amanda

Framed Button Art | Confessions Of An Overworked Mom

Fabric Flower & Button Hair Clip | This Mama Loves

DIY Vintage Buttons Monogram Frame | Stockpiling Moms

Paper Weaving Checkerboard | Crafts By Amanda

DIY Button Hair Clip | This Mama Loves

What Are Your Favorite DIY Button Crafts?

What do you do with leftover buttons in your home? Do you have any other great button craft tutorials to share with us today? If you do, we would love to hear about them in the comments below.

About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time travel and lifestyle blogger. Besides Cheap Is The New Classy, she also owns and writes for EatPlayRock.com, an entertainment site. Her interests include traveling, home decor, DIY projects, organizing her home and enjoying a nice cup of coffee {or two}. She currently resides in North Carolina with her dog, Daisy.


  1. robin masshole mommy says

    My mom has a HUGE jar filled with buttons. I could totally put some of them to good use making a couple of these things!

  2. I would love to make the button tree on canvas. It’s so vibrant and pretty. I also like the card. I need to look through my sewing kit and get to work making some button art.

  3. I absolutely LOVE this collection! I’ve been in love with button crafts for years, so I can’t wait to try out some of these.

  4. I recently picked up a bunch of buttons from the craft store. This is a great list of craft projects to try. I guess i know what i’ll be doing this weekend!

  5. I have a friend that would absolutely love this! She likes taking the “normal “and making it unusual. This is a great idea for her. I will be telling her about this post.

  6. Tamra Phelps says

    These are cute ideas, especially the hair barrette. I really like that & it looks pretty simple to do.

  7. These are such cute crafts! I love the buttons on the hair bows and the button tree on canvas is gorgeous!

  8. I have a ton of buttons that I will never use because I don’t sew. These crafts would be perfect. I really like the button barrette.

  9. Love the button tree. While it looks like it took a long time to make it is so cool looking as well!

  10. These are super cute button crafts!!! I love how they turned out they look like crafts my daughter would love!

  11. I imagine they are all affordable, and they look great. That button tree looks fantastic!

  12. All of these would be fun to make with the kids or group of friends over for a craft day.

  13. So many great ideas! I don’t know which I want to do first. I just love that tree. It’s so pretty!

  14. These are all such creative ideas. We have tons of buttons at home, maybe I will try creating some wall art with them. Love that tree!

  15. What amazing things you can do with buttons! I love the creativity. The tree pictures is great! I’m thinking something like this would be great for the girls playroom. Thanks for the ideas!

  16. This is really cute and creative. I have a ton of fun shaped buttons. My daughter would love this.

  17. Oh my gosh, these are such cute ideas. I really love that button tree craft.

  18. i love all of these ideas. so cute and creative. also that button barrette is super cute.

  19. These are such fun ideas! I’d really love to make those tea towels.

  20. Such neat ideas!!! I have a ton of mismatch buttons for clothing that we no longer have.