Buttons!

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 Happy

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7 replies since 1st May 2011 • Last reply 1st May 2011

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.

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I use buttons for lots of things Happy

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!!!!

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thats a sweet deal!

buttons are awesome I use them for the middle of felt flowers or paper flowers Happy

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Thanks for all the ideas they're great 

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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 Happy I love buttons too!

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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

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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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