Christmas Button Crafts

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Today I am sharing some Christmas button crafts. Buttons are a great item to use for crafting so I decided to create a few holiday projects with them.

Each year, I challenge myself to make a few Christmas crafts using items I already had at home. After spending some time in my craft room, I discovered that I could make a lot of different Christmas button crafts!

Christmas Crafts Button Wreath Pillow

I have collected buttons for a long time. There are so many vintage buttons at flea markets but I also find them at fabric stores and online too!

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Buttons for Christmas crafts

I own a lot more buttons than I realized and I have lots of colors and sizes of new and vintage buttons. Of course, there weren’t well organized so it did take me longer to find all of my buttons than it did to make the crafts!

As always, I challenged myself to make items that looked like they were store-bought (but weren’t). There are so many fast, easy and fun Christmas button crafts to make! Here are a few of my favorites.

Wreath Pillow with Vintage Buttons

Christmas Crafts Button Wreath Pillow 1

I loved making this pillow using vintage buttons. I created a wreath design with buttons and finished it off with a pretty green satin bow.

You can also watch the video below to see how I made this Christmas button craft.

View the DIY Video here.

I love to buy vintage buttons and occasionally I buy them at the flea market. (These cost $3 each, including the jar!)

Button crafts

And I will be honest with you. This pillow is easy to make. That’s because all I did was glue buttons onto a pillow cover to look like a wreath. And then I added a bow.


Of course, you can also sew the buttons on. I just didn’t have a lot of time so the glue gun was easier.

This pillow was so easy to make and all I used was a pillow cover, vintage buttons, a ribbon, and a glue gun.

Button Garland

Christmas Crafts with Buttons

Next, I made a button garland. I have these vintage windows hanging in our family room and I like dressing them up every season.

I added a wreath to the windows and thought some garland swags might be a nice addition. 

So I pulled out some buttons and some twine and made these garlands.

They are simple and easy to make and I love them. Just thread some twine on a needle and thread it through the button. Tie a knot behind each button to hold it in place. Continue threading the buttons on the twine.

They would look great on a mantle and a Christmas tree too.

Do you think I should have made a green garland too?

Christmas Crafts with Buttons

Button Christmas Tree

Button Christmas Tree Craft

How cute is this button Christmas tree?! I had a bunch of buttons in my craft room and I used some pearl straight pins and just stuck them into a styrofoam cone.

As you can see in the photo below, I randomly placed the buttons on the cone. 

Christmas Tree Buttons

Here are some of the hundreds of buttons I own. It’s funny as the only colors I have are white, black, red, green, and pink.

Button Christmas Crafts

All of these Christmas button crafts are easy and could be made together with your children or grandchildren. How much fun is that?

Christmas Crafts

Would you like to see five videos of me sharing how to make Christmas Crafts?

You can check out my videos of these really fun Christmas crafts here.

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  1. Maybe a green button garland would look nice, but you don’t want to overdo it.
    I think all your projects are just the ease of most of your items and the cost is also usually very reasonable..depending where one buys supplies
    love love your site
    Happy Holidays

  2. Hello, my friends! If you’re like me, you love to decorate your home for the holidays, and this year is no different! One of the best ways to do this is to use buttons! Here are some great Christmas crafts you can make with buttons, and I’m sure you’ll love them! high end home builders melbourne

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