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 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 button art ideas 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 a spare tin of buttons 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.
Button Art Ideas for the Holidays
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Button Craft Ideas 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.
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
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!
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 hot glue.
Nature-Inspired Button Art Ideas
If you like to do 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
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
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
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.
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
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)!
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MORE WALL ART CRAFT IDEAS FOR YOU:
- When it comes to wall art, you can do just about anything. Upscale one of your walls with the easy canvas and fabric wall art craft idea.
- If you’ve always wanted to go with a farmhouse theme but wasn’t sure where to start, here are several DIY farmhouse wall decor inspirations.
- Sometimes a simple poster hanger with rope is all a space needs to get an instant lift. The process is easy and visually rewarding.