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These button art ideas are ADORABLE! Give one of these button and canvas crafts a try – I’ve gathered 21 super cute projects for inspiration.

Button Art Projects

Button art is a colorful and creative way to decorate your home, or give as a gift to a friend or family member. These are some of the best examples of button wall art I’ve found!

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When looking for inexpensive and eclectic ways to decorate your home, you can’t go wrong with experimenting with buttons. Not to mention, it’s something kids can help with as well.

These awesome ideas for button art make decorating your home fun and beautiful.

Hearing the word “button,” it’s common to think of something kids would enjoy doing. However, there are many craft ideas that are far opposite of all things kiddy.

In fact, the wall art ideas highlighted below show that you can get pretty creative with buttons. Before you skip over using buttons to create decor for your home, give some of these projects a try.

Where can I buy buttons for crafting?

If you’re looking to upcycle, check out thrift stores or garage sales. You could even ask around in your “buy nothing” Facebook group to see if someone has leftover buttons in an old tin lying around.

Otherwise, buttons can always be purchased at your local craft store or Dollar Store. You can also order them online in assortments from retailers like Amazon or Walmart. Be sure to check out Etsy for more specialty and unique finds.

Button Art Ideas

Ready to get started creating cute and one-of-a-kind wall art? I searched high and low, and here are my top picks for you to try. They’re so much fun to make.

Button Art Ideas for the Holidays

1. Mother’s Day Picture Frame Craft

Mothers Day Button Picture Frame Craft

Looking for a unique Mother’s Day gift to give other moms, especially for Grandmothers? Grab some colorful buttons, a picture frame, and hot glue to create a gift that is priceless. This is something your kids can do and get pretty creative with.

DIY Button Art

2. Heart Button Art

Heart Button Art

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, consider gifting someone you love a framed button heart. In this heart button art tutorial, Allison shows you how to make this craft with just six supplies.

Once you’re done, you’ll have one of the most unique gifts someone may have ever received!

3. Button Heart

Button Heart

Similar to the one above, this DIY Valentine’s Day Button Heart is unique and uses a variety of classy-looking buttons, lace, and a wood plaque. In just three steps, you’ll have your own Valentine’s Day button heart to hang on your wall or gift to someone you love.

4. Easter Egg Button Heart

Easter Egg Button Art

Decorating your home for Easter just got easier and creative with this DIY Easter Egg Button Art. This project is relatively simple and will be an eye-catching piece of custom artwork.

Burlap fabric and scrapbook paper are what give this craft its unique look and touch.

5. Patriotic USA Button Art

Patriotic USA Button Art

Three different colored beads and an 8×10 white canvas are all you’ll need to create this patriotic USA button art. You can make it bigger or smaller, depending on the space you’ll be decorating.

6. Burlap and Button Flag

Burlap and Button Flag

Grab your red, white, and blue buttons, some burlap, hot glue, and a few other supplies to make your own burlap and button flag wall art. This festive project will be the talk of your 4th of July party.

7. Button Christmas Tree

Button Christmas Tree

There is something about putting a frame around buttons and in this case, it makes this button Christmas tree wall art super cute. The supplies are things you most likely already have in your craft room and your project will be complete in six easy steps.

8. Christmas Decor: Vintage Buttons Christmas Tree

Vintage Buttons Christmas Tree

This vintage buttons Christmas tree will add the perfect addition to your holiday decor. Not only does the frame give it the overall vintage look, but the choice of buttons puts the icing on the cake.

9. Button Pumpkin Shadowbox

Button Pumpkin Shadowbox

As part of her Crafty October, The Purple Pumpkin Blog made this super cute button pumpkin shadowbox. The colors and choice to use a pumpkin make it an ideal project to try for the Halloween season.

10. Ombre Button Pumpkins – DIY Fall Home Decor

Ombre Button Pumpkins

Ombre is a color palette that I don’t think will ever go out of style, which is why these ombre button pumpkins are a must-try craft project. Grab the kids and let them make their own to decorate their room during the fall season.

11. Jars of Buttons Gift Tags

Jars of Buttons Gift Tags

Up your gift wrap game: If you’re a gift-giver, chances are you’ll love these homemade jars of buttons gift tags, and so will the people on the receiving end. The best part is you don’t need anything special and most of the supplies are probably already in your craft room.

Cute Button Crafts on Canvas

12. Button Wreath on Canvas

Button Wreath on Canvas

Canvases are some of the best craft supplies to have on hand. There’s so much you can do with them, including making a button wreath on canvas wall art. Painting a border, sealing it with Mod Podge, and gluing your buttons are all it takes to make this super cute craft.

13. Hot Air Balloon Button Canvas

Hot Air Balloon Button Canvas

This hot air balloon button canvas would make the perfect touch to a new baby’s bedroom or just to add a little adventure feel to any space. Be sure to grab the bright colored buttons to really give your wall art a pop.

14. Button Wreath

Button Wreath

The perfect project for kids, this button wreath is a must-try, especially if you have kids who love hands-on activities. They can hang their finished project on their wall as a reminder of how awesome they did and are!

15. Starfish Button Art

This little starfish craft is so cute! Learn how to make button art on canvas. This easy canvas craft made with old buttons is the perfect nautical addition to a gallery wall.

Give any room a nautical touch with this starfish button canvas art. And when it comes to ease, this craft project is just that. All you need are a few paints, buttons, and a hot glue gun.

Nature-Inspired Button Art Ideas

16. Rainbow Button Embroidery Hoop Art

Rainbow Button Embroidery Hoop Art

If you like to do sewing and embroidery craft projects and are looking for a way to give it some spunk, try adding rainbow button art. It will add the perfect touch to your embroidery art.

17. Button Art Tree

Button Art Tree

Whether you’re looking for an Earth Day project to do with the kids or a unique way to add a natural touch to your baby’s nursery, this button art tree is a perfect choice.

18. Button Snowman

Button Snowman

Adding a button snowman to your winter decor will help keep the feel of the season alive without being overbearing (or feeling like you have to keep Christmas decor up). Grab white, blue, black, and orange buttons to start creating this super cute wall (or table) art.

More Button Art Craft Ideas to Try

19. DIY Mitten Art with Buttons

DIY Mitten Art with Buttons

This DIY mitten with buttons is probably one of the coziest button craft projects I’ve ever seen. I love the combination of colors, felt, and fabric to create a super charming piece of art.

20. Summer Watermelon Button Craft with Free Template

Summer Watermelon Button Craft

Nothing says summer like watermelon, so what better way to make the season come alive other than making a summer watermelon button craft? There is also a template provided to help you create it with ease.

21. DIY Button Clock

DIY Button Clock

How cute and unique is this button clock? And it works! You’ll need a few supplies but your creative juices could totally flow with this and you can make colors and styles that match your current decor theme perfectly.

Which button art craft are you going to try?

As you can see, each of these crafts is simple and cute to make. You could even combine a few of the ideas and come up with your own. Whatever you decide to do, I’d love to know (and see)!


Creative Button Art Craft Ideas


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