Archive of ‘DIY’ category

Christmas Button Garland Branch

Christmas Button Garland

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: time for some Christmas decorating! This Christmas Button Garland is a simple project that you can create while curled-up watching your favorite holiday movies. You just need some wired twine or narrow ribbon and a lot of buttons that match your Christmas decorations. The wired twine is […] Read more…

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Thanksgiving Place Settings

Here we are, just one week away from Thanksgiving! While you are busy planning the dishes for your big meal and making your shopping lists, don’t forget to plan for some decorations for your Thanksgiving table. We created some simple ways to dress-up Thanksgiving Place Settings with buttons and grosgrain ribbon. For this first setting,we […] Read more…

Thanksgiving Wine Charms Final

Thanksgiving Wine Charms

Thanksgiving is almost here so we spent some time creating fun little Thanksgiving Wine Charms using paint, ribbon, and wood buttons.  This is a quick project – just be sure to leave enough drying time for the paint! To make these Thanksgiving Wine Charms, you will need the following materials: Wood Simply Leaves Buttons  550000801A […] Read more…

Halloween button garland final

Halloween Button Garland

The countdown to Halloween is on! If you haven’t finished your Halloween decorations, create this spooky-fun Halloween Button Garland with pumpkin and skull buttons and narrow satin ribbon. Use this garland to frame a doorway or decorate a mantel. To make this Halloween Button Garland, you will need the following materials: Smiling Pumpkins  550001318 Value […] Read more…

Pinwheel Handmade Card Cover

Pinwheel Handmade Card

We are in the handmade card groove, so next up is this Pinwheel Handmade Card. You probably have plenty of buttons on hand that could work with the color scheme you choose. To make this Pinwheel Handmade Card, you will need the following materials: Card Stock in White, Blue, Green and Orange Card Stock that […] Read more…

Elephant Button Handmade Card Final

Elephant Button Handmade Card

We all know buttons aren’t just for sewing. Shaped buttons make great embellishments for crafts, including scrapbooking and card making. We created this cute Elephant Button Handmade Card using our Favorite Findings buttons and card stock. We even decorated it with sweet little tassels. This is a birthday card but you can easily change it […] Read more…

Pockets and Peekers Iron-Ons

Pockets and Peekers Iron-Ons

Our product team created a really cute new product line called Pockets and Peekers Iron-Ons that’s available now at Michaels. It’s a mix and match program where you select a designed pocket (yes – it’s an actual, working pocket!) and a cute little animal image. You iron-on the animal to your t-shirt, or other fabric […] Read more…

Buttoned Up Office Supplies Thumb Tacks

Buttoned Up Office Supplies

Our CR Gibson division recently launched a stylish and modern new line of stationery products: X & O Paper Goods. The bold colors of the Bright & Lively theme inspired me to create some coordinating office supplies. If you are ready to update your work or home office with fun colors, use this project to […] Read more…

Button Beach Bag Final

Button Beach Bag

Summer officially arrived this week! Who is heading to the beach or to the pool this weekend? Beach bags are the best way to keep your towel, shoes, books, and drinks organized. Follow along with this Button Beach Bag project to personalize a plain beach bag by sewing on buttons into the shape of your […] Read more…

Bandana Button Napkin Rings on Stripes

Bandana Button Napkin Rings

Here is another project to dress up dinner at the picnic table this summer! Use brightly colored bandanas, or other scraps of fabric, to create these Bandana Button Napkin Rings.  Use oversized buttons in a coordinating color. These cute little napkin rings also make a thoughtful hostess gift.  You can also pick a fabric that […] Read more…

Button Boutonniere Final

Button Boutonniere

Are you a crafty bride-to-be? There are so many cute ways to put a personal spin on your wedding day: paper flowers, customized banners and signs, and homemade favors. In today’s post, I’ll show you how to create a Button Boutonniere! Our buttons are available in such a wide variety of colors that you’ll be […] Read more…

Pink Button Napkin Ring

Button Table Decor

For today’s post, I’ve created some fun ways to use buttons to dress up a table. It is so easy to make your guests feel special by making a unique napkin ring or centerpiece. I hope you feel inspired to create your own button table décor for Easter dinner or even a Mother’s Day brunch. For […] Read more…

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