Make Your Own Buttons

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About: Hi everyone! I'm a hardcore DIY'er, I've published 11 DIY books, just produced my own TV show called Make Your Mark for PBS/APT, I make YouTube videos every week and I'm buried under a mountain of craft sup...

Turn branches from your backyard into fun, colorful buttons for all of your DIY projects!

Step 1: Watch How to Make Them Here!

Step 2: Stuff I Used

Americana Decor Color Stains

Americana Multi-Purpose Sealer

Large branches

Drill and Jigsaw

Step 3: Here's How

1. & 2. Saw your branches into thin slices

3. & 4. Drill 2 or 4 holes in the center of each slice

5. Stain them in different colors *Stain keeps the beautiful wood grain

6. Coat them with a multi-purpose sealer

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    Under the ivy

    4 months ago

    Gorgeous! Do u sand them? Or go rustic? Fab. (Creeps off to neighbour's tree.)

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    parisusa

    2 years ago

    Hi Mark, Always love your ideas & easy to follow instructions! Love these buttons! The colorful stain is a great idea. These would look great on curtains, Xmas stockings, gifts, fabric bags, throw pillows, etc!