Button magnets are simple and easy to make and perfect stocking filler gifts for christmas.
This project is an excellent way to use up odd, mismatched and decorative buttons.
I have used large 40mm statement buttons as the base and decorated them with loose buttons
You will need a selection of buttons, a small flat magnet and glue (I have used Bostick Glue and Fix) ***see below
Firstly decide how you are going to group or arrange your buttons, you can keep it simple by just putting a magnet on the back of an attractive button or can use several smaller buttons layered up to cover any imperfections on your base button.
Using a tiny blob of glue decorate the front of the button and leave to dry.
Again, using a tiny blob of glue on one side attach the magnet to the centre back of the button
Finished items in use!
The small flat magnets are available in packs of 20 in my shop here
***These would be an ideal gift for children to make but please supervise them with the glue (I would recommend you use a child friendly glue) and any small magnets and buttons used.