UPCYCLING DIY | Button Rings

UPCYCLING DIY | Button Rings

My supplies of buttons just doesn’t seem to get any smaller. After making the Bow button shirt, I still had loads left. And because I’ve seen some button ring DIY’s on Pinterest and Craftgawker, I felt like making my own button rings!

Here’s how:
1. Get your supplies: Buttons, adjustable sizes rings, super glue, pliers.
2. Take the pliers and remove the ring on the back of the button. (If this doesn’t work, you can also get a hammer and try to make the back as flat as possible.)
3. Put some super glue on the part of the ring where you want the button to be.
4. Place the button on the ring and let it dry.
All done!

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  • AD+SH DIY Fashion Blog 30th September 2012 at 1:21 am

    These look super cute.
    xx Tanya

  • Simy (simonevaltadorou@yahoo.gr) 5th October 2012 at 11:53 am

    Have tons of buttons (many of them are vintage buttons). Love your diys! Keep on the awsome work!

    • Lana Red 6th October 2012 at 9:12 am

      Good luck with your button projects! If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. And thank you for commenting!

  • Pumuky Manualidades 7th October 2012 at 11:27 am

    Los botones dan mucho juegos, yo tengo hechos pasadores anillos y pendientes
    quedan genial.
    saludos pilar

  • Tanya from Dans le Townhouse 8th October 2012 at 5:36 pm

    Such a pretty project and I love your styling!

  • Jenn 9th October 2012 at 3:13 pm

    I’ve tried to glue buttons on metal bands before, but they always seem to fall off. Any tips for making sure the button holds? Thanks!!

    • Lana Red 10th October 2012 at 5:47 pm

      My buttons are still holding on strong :) I used the cheapest super glue I could find and that worked for me. But I don’t know if there’s a difference in types of super glue. I guess the only way to find out is by trying them out.

      I hope it works, and please let me know how they turned out!
      xx Lana

    • kathy vanduzee 15th March 2015 at 3:52 pm

      I use E600 epoxy when gluing metal to anything … most glues will have a suggested material listed and if our material is not listed on the tube – it will probably fall off. I used it to attach thousands of metal to wood pieces and 6 years later they are inseparable. I really like this project and hope you have some success!

      • Lana Red Author 23rd March 2015 at 12:25 pm

        Thanks for the tip! Epoxy is something I complexly forgot to think off, thank you for the reminder and I will definitely try it with future projects!

  • Amy K 9th October 2012 at 5:48 pm

    I LOVE THIS! You have a great blog, I am a new follower. Feel free to check out my blog and maybe follow me back.

    Much Love,

    • Lana Red 10th October 2012 at 5:48 pm

      Hi Amy, and thank you for the compliments! I saw my buttonpost on your blog, thank you so much for featuring me!

      x Lana

  • Anonymous 10th October 2012 at 7:25 am

    I was trying to make button bracelets but they never turned out right, so this will be my next project. They are darling!

    • Lana Red 10th October 2012 at 5:49 pm

      Thank you! And I hope this projects works out for you :)

  • N.Lan 10th October 2012 at 4:38 pm

    love your blog and this idea is amazing!
    now i’m following you! :D


    • Lana Red 10th October 2012 at 5:52 pm

      Hi, and thank you so much for following me! I tried to click on your blog link underneath your comment, but it didn’t work by clicking on it (it referred me to my own blog). But I like your blog, and your pictures look very nice!

  • Claire- theSITSgirls.com 9th November 2012 at 8:52 am

    supercute! i love this idea. sometimes i find buttons i have no immediate use for but i’ve just fallen in love and have to have. now i know what to do with them!

    Come visit us over at http://www.thesitsgirls.com!

  • Jill 13th November 2012 at 4:30 pm

    These are great, love the wooden button one, that is sooooo cute!

  • Ashleigh @ Steppin it up Stepmoms 27th November 2012 at 6:47 pm

    These are soooo pretty! I am totally going to make some for my step daughters for Christmas! They will love them!

    • Lana Red 30th November 2012 at 8:46 am

      Thank you!

      And have fun making them! Please let me know how they turned out!

  • Anonymous 6th December 2012 at 12:44 am

    Where do you find the ring bands?

    • Lana Red 9th December 2012 at 9:40 am

      I bought them at a craft shop here in Holland. But I am sure that you can find them online to :)

  • Ngaio May 6th January 2013 at 10:03 am

    Oh wow! These are so super cute!! Love this idea! :)

    Ngaio xx

  • Anonymous 21st January 2013 at 3:55 am

    thanks for share.

  • EvelynJaneThings 27th January 2013 at 9:08 pm

    These are so cute! :-)

  • brista 23rd May 2013 at 5:38 pm

    What nail polish are you wearing? I love this color.

    • Lana Red 29th January 2014 at 6:24 pm

      Almost a year late… (so sorry!) But I am actually wearing magnetic nail polish in this picture. I bought it at a local euro-store (it’s the same idea as a dollarstore).

  • Pam Jackson 28th January 2014 at 9:03 pm

    Fantastic idea.

  • Horn Button Manufacturer 2nd January 2015 at 11:51 am

    Thanks for sharing handicraft button, we are also manufacturer of wooden button.

  • Hacik@H&H Jewellery 14th July 2015 at 7:45 am

    Hey Lana, Its great piece of work with button and make stylish button ring and its also unique idea and enhance the beauty of hands.

    • Lana Red Author 17th July 2015 at 6:21 pm

      Hi! Thank you so much for the lovely comment!!

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