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Button Craft Ideas for Every Holiday

These fun DIY holiday projects are the perfect crafts to use up your spare buttons!

By: Emily Glimco, Editor, AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com
Updated February 13, 2019
Button Craft Ideas for Every Holiday

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.

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DIY Accessories Made with Buttons

Button Leather Hair Clip

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!

DIY Home Decor Ideas Using Buttons

Button Tree Art Earth Day Craft

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.

Other Easy Button Craft Ideas

Easter Egg Button Art

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!

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