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Craft ideas using novelty buttons, clear buttons and buttons in every color of the rainbow for all holidays and occasions of the year. Many of these projects are very easy to customize for any season or holiday!

4th of July Craft – Patriotic Button Bucket

The 4th of July weekend is the perfect reason for a celebration barbeque in the backyard. Use these $1 white metal buckets and Button Bonanza All American Mix by Buttons Galore & More to make patriotic décor perfect for the party!

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Father's Day Picture Frame

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Here’s a special gift for Dad- a handmade frame with a photo of someone who loves him!

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Thank You Easter Bunny

For my first blog post here on Buttons Galore… I chose my new obsession. Art quilting. I can eat, sleep and breathe it (and I used to be a paper girl ). It’s fun to go out of your comfort zone to test your creativity and try something new! Give it a try.

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Easter Egg Trio – Easy DIY Home Decor

Easter Egg Crafts with Buttons- NIki Meiners

Easter Egg Crafts with Buttons- NIki Meiners

Creating simple Easter decorations does not have to be a chore.  You can create easy DIY home decor with a few simple materials.  You can customize the colors to your taste.  

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Button Adorned Easter Eggs

Aren’t these adoable? I think they would look great at Easter brunch place settings or mixed in with other decor down the center of a Easter dinner table.

Click the link to find out how to make these super cute Button Adorned Easter Egg decorations.  

Oh! And if you like these eggs you must check out Lynda’s other egg craft; Easter Sewing Basket.

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Shamrock Treat Bag

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Did your little one just tell you that you need to make party favors for school on St Patricks day? No worries, Laura Kelly has you covered.

Cut a large shamrock out of dark green felt and a smaller shamrock out of light green felt. Laura used pinking shears to give her shamrock a decorative edge.

Sew buttons (or glue them) onto the light green felt and then glue the smaller shamrock onto the larger one.

Attach the finished shamrock to a ribbon or whatever you might have on hand and attach it to the treat bag.

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Sweeten Up With Buttons This Valentines Day

Make someone you love feel special this Valentines Day!  Reuse some empty and clean jars as funky containers for goodies and gifts.

Using craft paints (I used Glass Gallery and Apple Barrel-both from Plaid), paint some hearts and polka dots onto the glass.

While the paint is drying (Gallery Glass takes a while), wrap some red and pink buttons up in wire to create handles for the jars.  A great place to buy buttons is Buttons Galore. When the paint is dry you can add another layer of paint decor then add red and pink buttons to the jars with Aleene’s Tacky Glue.

Let the jars dry completely before handling them to add the button wire.  Twist the wires around the jar rims in whatever way you like.  I made an extra one to decorate a wine bottle!

THEN, fill the jars up with candy goodies and you are all set to lay out a SWEET Valentine display of love!  Please share other ideas of things to put in the jars.  Sharing is a nice thing to do.

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