If you want to try making the beautiful button clock pictured above, you’ll find the directions at Occasionally Crafty.
- Buttons Headband. What a cute and colorful headband!
- Button Star Ornament.
- Star Wreath.
- Refrigerator Magnets.
- Button Bouquet for Mom.
- Button Bugs.
- CD and Buttons Turtle Art.
- Wire-Wrapped Pendants.
10 Clever Ways to Use Buttons All Over the House
- of 10. Make Magnets.
- of 10. Craft a Clippy Bookmark.
- of 10. Secure a Hand Towel.
- of 10. Keep Earrings Paired.
- of 10. Play a Game.
- of 10. Fix Broken Jeans.
- of 10. Add Flair to Gift Wrap.
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It’s always good to keep a stash of buttons as you never know when you might need them. Alternatively, you can always donate any unwanted buttons to charity shops. The Charity Retail Organisation website can help you to find your nearest charity shop.
But, since women’s fashions in the 19th century regularly included buttons, these are common and not necessarily valuable. Vintage Buttons that are worth anything are typically from the 18th century and earlier as they are considered rare and valuable.
How to Place Vintage Buttons on the Cards
- Print out the button cards on white cardstock and cut them out.
- Select the buttons that you’d like to attach to each card.
- Use a pencil to mark the location of each button as shown in photo (1).
- Depending upon the size of the button shank, select the 1/8″ or 1/4″ hole punch.
Luckily, Tacky Glue’s fast tacking, super strong bonding properties are great for using to glue buttons to other surfaces and make Original Tacky Glue the best glue for button art.