This is a simple step-by-step guide to making your own cute little flowers out of nothing but buttons and glue!
Step 1: Preparing Your Materials.
Buttons ( at least four small ones, and one larger one)
A glue gun
Piece of plastic (you can salvage this from any plastic container. I used an empty margarine container)
That's it, you're ready to begin!
Step 2: Arrange Your Smaller Buttons.
Step 3: Cut Your Plastic
Now it's time to cut your plastic into a small circle. Your circle should be slightly smaller than the entirety of petal buttons you just arranged. Your plastic circle doesn't have to be absolutely perfect, it just has to be smaller than your button petals.
Step 4: Attaching Your Petals
If you haven't already, place your circle on your worktable, and then place the buttons on top of your plastic circle to make sure they all fit on there properly.
Now take your first button petal and place a small tab of glue on a corner of it. Make sure you put the glue on the flattest side of your button for maximum stickability(Yes, I just made that word up. :P) Stick the button to a corner of your plastic circle. Repeat this step until all your button petals are stuck to your plastic.
Step 5: Attaching Your Larger Button
Anyway, pick out your centerpiece for your little flower. I like to use a contrasting colour for the middle button, but you can choose whichever you want(obviously xD). All that's left to do is put some glue on the flat side of your large button, and plunk it into place at the heart of your little flower. (:
Step 6: Finishing Touches
Personally I'm going to be using mine as decals for a notebook I'm making. Tada! The end to the easiest tutorial you've ever read. (: