I'm so excited! I bought a thing of random buttons at Joann's yesterday for $3.60(originally 6 bucks but I got 40% off)!
I'm using some for my Mad Hatter costume, but I'd like to hear what you guys do with buttons
Pammerz makes really awesome jewelry from them. I like to use them for keychains and as fasteners for books/journals. I've also decorated a couple shirts in the past by either changing all the boring white buttons to colored buttons or by sewing a bunch of buttons on one side, kinda like a brooch.
I have probably $40 worth of buttons (which adds up to be a few pounds of plastic, metal, and shell) and I honestly like to just keep them around even if I can't do anything with them.. It's kinda like my own little stash of treasures because they're all different colors, haha.
I use buttons for lots of things
Eyes on various things... my most recent project was an appliquéd bag with tree frogs on and I used some really small buttons for the pupils.
I've also used them for an inchies swap where I stitched various buttons to coloured felt.
I love buttons!!!!
thats a sweet deal!
buttons are awesome I use them for the middle of felt flowers or paper flowers
Thanks for all the ideas they're great î—
monkia! your stash reminds me of the movie "war of the butons"! Have you seen it? It is soo cute! lol I'm glad you like my cool button jewelry I love buttons too!
I haven't seen that.. but now I'm going to have to!
Also, I've made tons of jewelry from buttons--mostly just rings and earrings though. Haven't made any in a while, but button rings were my favorite things to make when I had gold wire around. lol
I had alot of buttons, but my stash seems to got lost in the move..
and im alwys wanting buttons, now I have to start collection all over..sigh..
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