A tiny button can be a significant artifact in archaeology. In the applied arts and in crafts. A pygmy button can be a classic example of folk art, studio craft, or even a miniature work of art. Though these tiny buttons are used in clothing normally, but they are also used in several art crafts like wallets and bags. However buttons may also be sewn onto garments and similar items exclusively for purposes of ornamentation. Art is all about turning small ordinary stuff into something extra ordinarily incredible craft. The skill of art can even transform these tiny buttons into exceptionally great art crafts.
Crafts made with buttons are so fascinating and that they immediately grab the attention of every visitor. Like in the very first demonstration or project of buttons made craft, you can witness a beautiful painting reflecting a multi colored rainbow and a little hut shaped house just in the middle of green field. Or even the buttons reflecting a bunch of helium balloons lifting up a photo frame in the air. A Christmas tree is made with buttons. A heart shaped wall art or you can even use them in your shoes as colorful beads.
Decorating picture frames with buttons is a good way to get an attractive and unique look that will accent the photo or print that you place in the frame. There are many different techniques you can use to achieve either a casual and fun look, or even an elegant and sophisticated appearance.
Ribbons and buttons look great together, and can be used to great advantage when decorating picture frames. Try covering the front surface of the frame with one or several coordinating colors of ribbon, varying the thickness and ribbon materials to add extra interest. Then using craft glue, attach buttons that either match or coordinate with the ribbon colors. You can use only a few buttons as an accent for the corners of the frame, or cover the entire frame surface with buttons.
You can pick up on detailing from the photo itself when decorating a frame with buttons. For instance, for wedding photos, or perhaps formal prom photos, use pearl or rhinestone buttons that match the jewelry the photo subject is wearing. This can create a very elegant and eye-catching look which will display the photo to its best advantage.
The overall round shape of most buttons lends them to floral patterns. Using small round buttons, glue one to the frame as the flower's center, then use a coordinating small round buttons to add the petals around the center button. Repeat around the frame as desired, varying the color and size of the button flowers if desired. This look can be effective when only one or two button flowers are added to a frame or add a bunch of them for a more overall look.
Using Alphabet Buttons
Specialty buttons in the shape of alphabets can be used to decorate picture frames, using them to spell out the name of the person in the photo, or to add overall words such as "Vacation" or "Family." Alphabet buttons are available in a variety of colors, style and sizes, so you should be able to find some to match your frame and photos.
Decorating Baby Photo Frames
If you have baby photos to display, you can use specialty baby buttons in shapes such as diaper pins, storks and other cute shapes to add personality. Select pink buttons for girls, or blue buttons for boys for a cute touch, or spell the baby's name out with alphabet buttons. You can also cover the frame first with a coordinating fabric or ribbon to add even more style to the frame before adding the buttons.
One dramatic way of decorating a frame with buttons is to use them to totally cover every inch of the frame. Using a variety of sizes and styles of buttons, use craft glue to cover the entire frame. Start by attaching flat style buttons to the frame, adding rounded buttons and small seed buttons to fill in every little bit of space. You can use buttons of one color for a more formal look, such as using all pearl finished buttons, or use a wide variety of colors for a fun look.