Button Craft Ideas for Every Holiday
These fun DIY holiday projects are the perfect crafts to use up your spare buttons!
We are adding the project to your Holiday Projects.
The project was added to your Holiday Projects.
As a crafter, you can never have enough button craft ideas at your disposal. After all, they’re some of the cutest craft supplies! Buttons come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, which means they’re incredibly versatile for holiday crafting. Whether you’ve collected a mismatched stash over the years or you buy buttons with a purpose, you’ll find all the crafts with buttons you'll ever need in this collection of holiday craft ideas.
From holiday decorations to DIY accessories to wear, we rounded up the best button craft ideas for all your favorite holidays. With these button crafts, you can create charming wreaths, adorable pillows, and so much more! No matter which of these holiday craft ideas you choose to make, you’ll find that buttons add the perfect touch of whimsy to any project, every time.
Did you know that you can submit your own projects to AllFreeHolidayCrafts? Now you do! Whether you have your own blog or just love sharing your fun craft ideas with the world, find out how you can submit your own original, step-by-step tutorials here!
Table of Contents
DIY Accessories Made with Buttons
Buttons make the best accessories! With the help of these button crafts, you can create precious DIY jewelry to add some festive flair to any holiday outfit. Create a brooch for the Fourth of July, design your mom’s next Mother’s Day gift, or show off your crafting style by making DIY accessories for Christmas. Any one of these button craft ideas will earn you a few ooooh’s and ahhhhh’s!
- Patriotic Pinwheel Brooch
Don't have red pants, a blue shirt, and a white jacket? This Patriotic Pinwheel Brooch is the solution to your Fourth of July wardrobe problems.
- Halloween Button Earrings
If you love Halloween and earrings, then the Halloween Button Earrings are for you. Even if you've never made DIY jewelry before, this is a great Halloween craft for you. The fun colored buttons work great with the Halloween color scheme.
- Halloween Ribbon Bracelet
This Halloween Ribbon Bracelet is a super fun Halloween button craft. You'll have a blast collecting your favorite buttons and adding them to this neat bracelet!
- Holly Berry Button Pins
'Tis the season to be holly! Everyone has a few extra buttons lying around, so why not use them for homemade Christmas gifts? With only a few red buttons, some green felt, and a pin, you're on your way to making these easy DIY Christmas accessories.
- Halloween Ribbon Brooches
These adorable Halloween Ribbon Brooches are a great Halloween accessory. This DIY jewelry project is a ribbon and button craft in one!
- DIY Satin Ribbon Flower Tutorial
After you see all that you can do with this DIY Satin Ribbon Flower Tutorial, you won't regret giving it a shot. You will learn how to make a flowers out of ribbon that can be used to decorate clips, pins, or headbands.
- The Easiest DIY Earrings
If you've been in need of some new DIY accessories, or you want to wear some bling for a special occasion, you need just one simple craft supply: buttons!
In this age of eco-friendliness and shoestring budgets, everyone wants to find ways to make the most out of what they have on hand. Go green with this collection of Mason jar crafts. 10 Mason Jar Crafts: DIY Home Decor and Handmade Gifts in a Jar
DIY Home Decor Ideas Using Buttons
Every holiday deserves to be celebrated, and these adorable button craft ideas will help you get your home holiday ready in the cutest way. With these holiday craft ideas, you can adorn a pillow with buttons, make a DIY wreath, create custom wall art, and more to help you pull together your holiday decor.
- Vintage-Inspired Embroidery Hoop Art
Are you prepared to fall in love with the most adorable homemade Valentine's Day decoration? Your grandmother's embroidery just got a seriously cute upgrade.
- Cute as a Button Twine Tree
Decorate your home for the holidays with this Cute as a Button Twine Tree. They are such a unique decoration, but they won't believe that you didn't buy it from a store.
- Over the Rainbow Button Art
Do you have more leftover buttons than you know what to do with? Why not turn them into a cute St. Patrick's Day decoration with this simple tutorial?
- St. Paddy's Welcome Shamrock
Welcome your guests with a bit of Irish luck this March, and hang a St. Paddy's Welcome Shamrock on your front door. This festive and decorative craft is an easy way to add a bit of holiday spirit to your home this season.
- Fall in Love Puzzle Piece Garland
Create the most gorgeous DIY garland they'll never expect with this charming tutorial.Who would have guessed that your stash of mismatched buttons and extra puzzle pieces could be transformed into an enchanting homemade Valentine's Day decoration?
- Spring Button Bouquet
Stray from traditional flower patterns this spring season and try making this unique Spring Button Bouquet. This decorative craft is made by stacking buttons, which creates the appearance of flowers.
- Cute as a Button Wreath
If you've always wanted to make Christmas wreaths but have been too intimidated to try, this Cute as a Button Wreath is for you! Perfect for beginners, this is one of the easiest projects when it comes to holiday wreath making.
- Elegant Ruffle Shank Button Pillow
For a twist on traditional Halloween decorations, try an Elegant Ruffle Shank Button Pillow. This easy DIY Halloween decoration is a sewing craft that utilizes shank buttons in order to save you time, but still leave the pillow looking amazing.
- Bright Button Wreath
Try a more exciting Christmas wreath for your front door this year with the Bright Button Wreath craft. This homemade Christmas craft is coated in brilliant and bold colored buttons that pop in the snowy winter months.
- Shank Button Tree Pillow
If you love sewing crafts, but have trouble sewing buttons, try this Shank Button Tree Pillow. Use your skills to make a pillow that's festive, but also makes a lovely addition to your home decor.
- Candy Cane Button Tabletop Tree
Are you in need of a quick and easy way to spruce up your tables this season? The Candy Cane Button Tabletop Tree is just what you need.
Our list of Sizzlin' Summer Crafts: 40+ Beach Craft Ideas is the perfect place to search for inspiration. From wearable beach craft ideas and DIY bag patterns to fun crafts for kids and beach craft decor, this collection contains our best beach craft projects to date! Sizzlin' Summer Crafts: 40+ Beach Craft Ideas
Other Easy Button Craft Ideas
Need even more holiday craft ideas to help you use up your button stash? You’re in luck! This assortment of easy button craft ideas has a project for every holiday. Use buttons to create the perfect homemade card for that someone special, or string several buttons together to create a whimsical Easter craft. You’ll even find a few handmade ornaments to trim your tree in this collection of button crafts!
- Quick Button Embellished Card
If you're looking for a thrifty way to say "I Love You," why not make your own homemade Valentine cards? Using leftover craft supplies and your imagination you can come up with something truly special, like this DIY card.
- Tall Tree Pillow Tutorial
This festive pillow just screams cozy and casual, and adds wonderfully to any unique Christmas decorations around the home. This simple pillow pattern can be made with a basic sewing machine, scraps of fabric, and left over buttons, making this an inexpensive craft project!
- Buttons and Flowers Bookmark
This DIY bookmark project can be completely affordable if you're using flowers and buttons that you already have at home! The ribbon you will use makes a perfect marker and the flowers make beautiful embellishments.
- Shamrock Garden Stake
Simple St. Patrick's Day decorating ideas like this one are the perfect way to add a little something extra to your holiday home; after all, why should the inside of your home be the only place you decorate?
- Cute as a Button Carrot
You could hang these cute carrots around the home, use them to make a pretty Easter table centerpiece, or decorate your handmade Easter baskets with them. No matter which way you use this Easter craft idea, it will make your Easter celebration as cute as a button!
- Candy Corn Button Pumpkins
These adorable Candy Corn Button Pumpkins are a great fall craft. With this simple candy corn craft you can create dozens of decorated pumpkins!
- Vintage Handmade Flower
Don't toss those scraps at the bottom of your bin; use them to create this handmade flower. You'll never find anything like this, so treat yourself and create this spring craft with this fantastic flower pattern.
- Cute as a Button Holiday Card
The best thing about this button card is that it's non-messy. All you need is paper, glue, buttons, and ribbon.
- Button Letter Ornament
Add your initials to your Christmas tree this year with this Button Letter Ornament. This button initial ornament will help you personalize your Christmas tree and takes no time at all to make.
- Burlap and Button Snowman Christmas Ornament
In our humble opinion, some of the best aspects of winter crafting are winter fabrics and textures. If you feel the same way, the Burlap and Button Snowman Christmas Ornament from Plaid Enterprises is just what you need.
How do you craft with buttons? Leave your button craft ideas below in the comments!
Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!
Your Recently Viewed Projects
Images from other crafters
Project of the Day
"Wait...don't throw those old ceiling fans away! You can save the blades and create fabulous hand painted Christmas decor. Recycle the… Continue reading: "Recycled Ceiling Fan Blade Christmas Art"
- 20 Things to Make with Wine Bottles
- "Handmade Wreaths for All Seasons: 14 Wreath Tutorials" eBook
- Top 100 Holiday Craft Ideas of 2016
- 30+ Crafts for Seniors
- The Top 50 Crafts of 2018
- 100 Seasonal Craft Ideas: Spring Crafts, Fall Crafts, and so Much More
- 25 Mason Jar Crafts for the Holidays
- 33 Homemade Gifts in a Jar
- How to Host a Book Swap
- Button Craft Ideas for Every Holiday
Our Newest Projects & Articles
- Winter Coloring Pages for Kids and Adults
- Holiday Sweater Party Favors
- DIY Snowman Candy Holder (from an upcycled peanuts container)
- Kid-Friendly Pipe Cleaner Christmas Trees Craft
- Reindeer Basket
- Santa or Elf Belly Treat Bags
- Gingerbread Belly Pot Holder
- Elf Belly Pot Holder
- Gingerbread Belly Flatware Holders
- Snowman Belly Flatware Holder
- 10 Free Flower Tutorials: How to Make Fabric Flowers, Flowers from Paper, and More
- 10 Mason Jar Crafts: DIY Home Decor and Handmade Gifts in a Jar
- 10 Summer Craft Ideas and Garden Crafts for Summer
- DIY Wedding Ideas: 14 Wedding Crafts, DIY Wedding Gifts, and More
- Fun Easter Crafts: 9 Easter Decorating Ideas
- Handmade Wreaths for All Seasons: 14 Wreath Tutorials
- Happy Birthday to You: 8 Handmade Birthday Cards, Birthday Crafts, and Birthday Activities
- How to Make Easter Crafts: 7 Cute Easter Craft Projects
- Mother's Day Crafts: 9 Gift Ideas and Crafts for Mother's Day
- Valentines Day Ideas: 14 Heart Crafts and Cute Valentines Day Crafts