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6 Quirky Button Decor DIY’s!

Buttons are great to accessorize with in more arenas than just the clothes department. They can be quirky, sweet, chic and always fashionable if you do it right … and we’re talking about in the home! Using buttons for fun projects and cute DIY’s is a great way to use your creativity and imagination while adding a bit of out-of-the-box personality to your home. And there are so many different DIY’s and tutorials out there! Of course, thanks to Pinterest there are more and more people out their getting crafty, so now it’s your turn. Check out all these fun, stylish button decor DIY’s and pick out one to try for yourself!

1. Button Initials &  Monograms.

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Choose a canvas, grab some buttons and create something personalized! You can use a theme, a color scheme or just go crazy mixing and matching! All you need is some paint, some glue, a canvas and a lot of buttons! And the great part about this DIY …. anyone can do it because it’s not too expensive and it’s not too hard for a novice crafter to try out.

2. A button clock!

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So perfect for a kitchen, a craft room, a funky office or a playroom, this DIY button clock is adorable! And again, super easy and affordable to create. Check out this great Martha Stewart tutorial to make one!

3. Button magnets.

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In my opinion, this is a beyond genius idea! Pick out some buttons, grab some magnet slabs and glue them on … instant magnets to jazz up and pretty up a memo board or fridge! This is great for the kids to try too.

4. Button pillow decor.

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Spruce up some drab pillows by adding buttons! Monogram them, slap on a print or design or maybe even some flowers or clouds! Just get out the sewing kit and get creative.

5. Button up your cabinets.

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Want something really quirky? Use buttons to update your older cabinet! Frame the windows or cover them up with a host of differently designed and crazy colored buttons.

6. Button line your frames.

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Add some personality to picture frames by adding buttons! It’ll make an ordinary frame pop and will definitely stand out amongst the plain ole’ brown and black frames hanging on the walls around the house.

This is just the tip of the iceberg. You can really do anything you want with buttons … create something new or spruce up something that has become a little shabby. Have fun and let us know how your button crafting goes!

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Posted in DIY Projects on June 29, 2012

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Grace Lynne Fleming
From the outskirts of Nashville, I couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home. Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.A. in Communication, I'm a lover of words.

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