Button Craft: Valentines Card

| February 8, 2012 | 11 Comments

This is a really quick and easy button craft, for a Valentines card. I initially got the inspiration from two sites Bond with Karla & Wedding Thrift. Both have some really fab crafts on them.

You need: 

  • A plain card
  • Selection of buttons
  • Coloured or patterned paper
  • Black pen
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided sticky tape

You simply cut a heart shape from the coloured paper. I used a template, as I wanted to make a few of the cards all at once.

I then stuck down the patterned paper with double-sided sticky tape.

I then worked out where I would put the buttons.

And stuck them down, again with double-sided sticky tape.

For the back of the card, a very small heart on the back.

Here is one of the cards I made on display.

It takes a max of 5-10 minutes per card, and the perfect craft for a button addict like me.

I am linking up this post to @mummiafelice’s

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Category: handmade, Handmade Thursday, The Blog, Vintage

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  1. Karla Bond says:

    Thanks so much for the mention. Your button heart turned out fantastic!
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  2. Liz Burton

    What lovely cards.

    Adds to the list of things to make :0)
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  3. Jenny Cottingham

    Really cute, and not just for valentines

  4. Chezza says:

    Ahhhhh how sweet!! How many valentines do you have?? ;-)

  5. Tracy (

    That is beautiful! Absolutely beautiful! I need to start up my button collection again!

    Thanks for linking up sweetie! Loving this commentluv thingy!
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    • Amanda (The Ana Mum Diary) says:

      Yes, commentluv is genius!

      Thank you, I’m starting to run out of buttons, not seen any good ones for ages!!

  6. Super cute, you’ve got to love a button, if you don’t then quite frankly there’s something medically wrong with you. Great make although now I’m thinking about the phrase ‘love button’ which is all kinds of wrong! x
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  7. Jane

    They look fab i think simpler designs always look great x

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