How to make unique paintings from buttons

Paintings and craft made with buttons always has a unique feature and special attraction. You can use these beautiful painting to decorate your living room, bed room or your office.  What do you think if you can make a beautiful painting by yourself with cheap handmade materials which are easy to get. Now, let’s learn how to make unique paintings from buttons.


Materials need prepared:

  • 4 rectangular pieces of canvas fabric with the same dimensions
  • Watercolors used to paint: green, blue, pink, yellow
  • Buttons with many colors and different sizes
  • Glue
  • Paint brushes, cotton swabs, pencils


Step 1: Firstly, you draw a trunk on a rectangular paper divided into four equal parts equivalent to four pieces of canvas.

Step 2: Use a dark blue color for the lower half of the painting and use a light blue color for the other half of the painting. Brush the light blue color up and down the picture to create a dark to light effect. Similarly, you paint the blue, pink, yellow on the remaining pictures, then let them dry. Put four pictures together so that the dark side is next to each other.

Step 3: Use a pencil to draw the shape of the tree trunk and branches according to the prepared form on 4 pieces of canvas. Use a black color for the trunk and branches on the picture and let it dry.

Step 4: Now we will decorate the green painting. Use glue to attach the buttons with different shades of green including light green, dark green and white of various sizes around the branches to make the leaves, then let them dry. Similarly, you attach pink, blue and yellow buttons to equivalent paintings and let them dry.

Step 5: Use a cotton swab to create white dots around the buttons to create effect for the painting

Just spend some time, you can make a uniquely pretty painting with buttons. The painting will definitely make visitors coming to the house enjoy watching it. Let’s get started right away. Good luck.