Recently, the collection of magnets on my fridge has really been getting to me and I've been looking for something with a little more style. Call it fate if you will, but I was at a craft fair a few weeks back and stumbled upon old buttons that were turned into magnets. I was completely inspired and decided to make some myself.
First, I pulled out my button collection (Correction: It's actually BOTH my mom's AND my collection that currently resides at my house. Although, she will tell you that I stole it hehe). There are hundreds of buttons in there and they date back to probably the 1930's. I love looking at all of the colors and character that each one holds.
Because our kitchen blends into our family room, I choose colors that will go with my new family room design.
Next, I picked up this pack of magnets at my local craft store for a mere $1.99.
Then, I hot glued the magnet directly onto the back of the button.
To add a little variety, I stacked some of the buttons in unique designs. I love how they turned out and they definitely add a new look to the fridge :)
My total cost for the project: $1.99
So here's my tip. Never throw away those extra buttons that come on your clothes, you never know what you might need them for in the future :)
Thanks, Taryn, for visiting today! Taryn also made this beautiful book page wreath!
You can head over to Design, Dining + Diapers to check out Taryn's other great ideas!
We're hanging in the Pocono Mountains today, so I'll share what we're up to later!