Today is 16th Button Day! The humble button is an everyday object that we take for granted; predominately used to fasten or decorate clothing, buttons are also used in our homes without us really taking any notice of them. That is only true for those who don’t have a passion for buttons! Those that do have found sound fabulous ways of incorporating them into their home décor.
Not On The High Street
Little trinket boxes with a stylised button lid is ideal for keeping knick-knacks safely stored.
Giant buttons make great wall decoration.
Bugs and Fishes
Large wooden button is perfect as a coat hook.
Brightly coloured assorted sized buttons make a fabulous cushion cover.
Taylor Llorente Furniture
Many of us take for granted the buttons that create stylish headboards.
Pretty mother-of-pearl buttons can be strung together to make beautiful curtain tiebacks.
This brightly coloured button duvet and pillow cases are ideal for anyone who has a passion for sewing.
Buttons can be used to give tab top curtains style.
Living North East
Old buttons used to make a wall clock.
Button tree, complete with cotton reel stand, would look lovely as an accessory in many homes.
Art By Wiley
Bespoke button tree is a fantastic way to use all designs and styles of buttons.
Large silicone buttons make great coasters.
Up-cycle a plain lampshade using buttons.
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For easy home-craft projects red and white buttons stuck onto Styrofoam cones make wonderful Christmas trees.
It took over 2000 buttons to make this colourful door screen.