Make your own St.Patrick's Day, Easter or Mother's Day greeting card with a button cut-out - your recipient can then detach and wear your fun button.
As part of your button business or to earn extra cash, sell St. Patrick's Day button key chains or purse mirrors at a craft booth or even from your home.
Shape a festive St. Patrick's Day wreath of green fabrics and white lace, and adorn the wreath with buttons or photo buttons.
In school, teachers can use button-making as an art project. Allow the kids to color or draw their artwork and give to Mom for Mother's Day, or to Dad on Father's Day.
Let younger students make Mother's or Father's Day refrigerator magnets with an actual drawing or painting to take home. Now their masterpieces can both be showcased on the fridge under a magnet that says, "Billy's Great Work."
Put a rosette and streamers on "Mother of the Year" or "Father of the Year" buttons for kids to reward their special parent.
Remind your class or family to recycle by making "I Recycle" buttons and magnets. Be sure to wear them on Earth Day.
Make a hanging button picture frame of all the grandchildren by pinning each child's photo button to a decorated piece of material. Add a bow to the top, and you have a treasured Mother's Day or Father's Day present!