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Our 5 Most Popular Pacifier Clip Tutorials - I Like Big Buttons! August 15 2017

Pacifier Clips are easy to make, fun to embellish, and a great useful gift for a new mom and baby. Here are our top 5 Pacifier Clip Tutorials:

#1 - A Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips with Cover Buttons, Round Faced Metal Suspender Clips, and KAM Snaps

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#2 - Jean Pacifier Clip with Rosette using KAM Plastic Snaps and Clip

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#3 - "No Sew" Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers

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#4 - Fabric Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers

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#5 - Recycling Jeans into a Pacifier Clip using KAM Snaps and a Pacifier Clip

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Fabric Cover Buttons @ I Like Big Buttons! August 07 2017

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We love our Cover Buttons! Easy to make and versatile they are one of my favorite go to craft supplies.

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Flat Backs are used for crafts were you would like to glue a cover button: jewelry, bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces, bobby pins and barrettes, scrap booking, and much more.

Wire Backs are used for fabric cover buttons in sewing, shoes, clothing, pony tail holders and much, much more.

Here are the 7 sizes we carry. From 1/2", which is about as small as your pinky nail, all the way up to 1 7/8" in diameter, about the size of the round side of a kiwi fruit. We carry them in both flat back (glueable) and wire back (sewable).

Assembling fabric Cover Buttons is fast and simple. In just seconds, you will have a button ready for your latest craft project.

See our pictorial below:

How to Make Fabric Cover Buttons:

Cover Buttons are easy to assemble:

  1. Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank.
  2. Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.
  3. Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.
  4. Press the cover button edges down into the tool.
  5. Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.
  6. Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.
  7. Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again.
  8. When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.
  9. Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.
  10. Tada!

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make Fabric Cover Button Push Pins July 11 2017

Today I am making Fabric Cover Button Push Pins for my cork boards. I am 'trying' to get more organized with my kiddos paperwork, schedules, and notes that I need to keep track of. The cork boards are up, and now I just need some cute embellished Fabric Push Pins to jazz up my organization. :)

Supplies:

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank. *TIP* Our All-In-One Cover Button Template makes creating the right size circle of fabric a breeze.

2.  Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

3.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.

4.  Press the cover button edges down into the tool. *TIP* To make it easier on my fingers, I use a sharpie marker to apply pressure.

5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. *TIP* If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.

6.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

7.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again. *TIP* I often use a flat piece of wood to apply pressure, again to save my fingers. It also helps to avoid the button back going in at an angle.

8.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

9.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.

10.  Tada! Now to attach it to the Thumb Tack and make a Fabric Cover Button Push Pin.

11.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

12.  Center and press Thumb Tack into place and remove any extra Adhesive.

13.  Let dry and enjoy. Tada, tada!!! So Cute!!!

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.

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I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make A Fabric Cover Button Magnet July 06 2017

Today I would make some Fabric Cover Button Magnets. I am so tired of the random magnets my kiddos have found and slapped on our fridge. Time for some classy ones!!!

Supplies:

  • 1 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Attach either a Size 36 (7/8 inch / 23 mm), Size 45 (1 1/8 inch / 28 mm), Size 60 (1 1/2 inch / 38 mm) flat back cover buttons.)
  • 1x 1" Standard Round Magnet (Approximately 3/4" Round)
  • E6000, Hot Glue, or comparable adhesive

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank. *TIP* Our All-In-One Cover Button Template makes creating the right size circle of fabric a breeze.

2.  Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

3.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.

4.  Press the cover button edges down into the tool. *TIP* To make it easier on my fingers, I use a sharpie marker to apply pressure.

5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. *TIP* If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.

6.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

7.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again. *TIP* I often use a flat piece of wood to apply pressure, again to save my fingers. It also helps to avoid the button back going in at an angle.

8.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

9.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.

10.  Tada! Now to attach it to the Magnet and make a Fabric Cover Button Magnet.

11.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

12.  Center and press Magnet into place and remove any extra Adhesive if desired.

13.  Let dry and enjoy. Tada!!! Now to decorate my fridge.

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


Happy Fourth of July! Celebration Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com July 02 2017

Our Fourth of July celebration starts early this year!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing 4th with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Celebration Deals so you can get started with some great summer crafts.

Coupon Codes (Good through Wednesday 7/5/17 on our website):

FOURTH5 for 5% off of orders over $25

FOURTH7 for 7% off of orders over $50

FOURTH10 for 10% off of orders over $100

FOURTH15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!

Happy Fourth of July from our family to yours!!! Have a great snappy holiday week!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

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I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make A Fabric Cover Button Brooch Pin June 27 2017

Today I would make a Fabric Cover Button Brooch Pin. I have gotten a number of questions about how to turn Cover Buttons into Brooch Pins. This adorable fabric inspired me to make some cute embellishments for myself.

Supplies:

  • 1 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Attach either a Size 45 (1 1/8 inch / 28 mm), Size 60 (1 1/2 inch / 38 mm), Size 75 (1 7/8 inch / 48 mm) flat back cover buttons.)
  • 1x 1" Brooch Pin
  • E6000, Hot Glue, or comparable adhesive

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank. *TIP* Our All-In-One Cover Button Template makes creating the right size circle of fabric a breeze.

2.  Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

3.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.

4.  Press the cover button edges down into the tool. *TIP* To make it easier on my fingers, I use a sharpie marker to apply pressure.

5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. *TIP* If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.

6.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

7.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again. *TIP* I often use a flat piece of wood to apply pressure, again to save my fingers. It also helps to avoid the button back going in at an angle.

8.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

9.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.

10.  Tada! Now to attach it to the Brooch Pin and make a Fabric Cover Button Brooch Pin.

11.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

12.  Center and press Brooch Pin into place and remove any extra Adhesive.

13.  Let dry and enjoy. Ready to Embellish and Go!!!

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.

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I Like Big Buttons! Product Video: What We Carry June 22 2017



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I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make A Fabric Cover Button Full-Size Clothespin June 20 2017

Today, I made an adorable office or home accent: Fabric Cover Button Mini Clothespins. I am absolutely in love with their bright colors and tininess!

Supplies:

  • 1 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Attach Size 30 (3/4 inch / 19 mm), Size 36 (7/8 inch / 23 mm), or Size 45 (1 1/8 inch / 28 mm) flat back cover buttons.)
  • 1x Full-Size Wooden Clothespin
  • 1x Medium Plain Button
  • E6000, Hot Glue, or comparable adhesive

I Like Big Buttons! - Picture Tutorial Below:

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank. *TIP* Our All-In-One Cover Button Template makes creating the right size circle of fabric a breeze.

2.  Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

3.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.

4.  Press the cover button edges down into the tool. *TIP* To make it easier on my fingers, I use a sharpie marker to apply pressure.

 

5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. *TIP* If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.

6.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

7.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again. *TIP* I often use a flat piece of wood to apply pressure, again to save my fingers. It also helps to avoid the button back going in at an angle.

8.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

9.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.

10.  Tada! Now to attach it to the Clothespin.

11.  Use Hot Glue or E6000 to adhere a small plain button to the underside of the Cover Button. This is to fill the space between the back and the edges. You can also use felt or some other small object. You just need it to be sturdy enough to offer support. A small plastic button works great for this. You will see that the button is now flush across the bottom. I cut off the little nubs of glue that leaked through the button holes.

12.  Now adhere the finished Cover Button to the Clothespin. Press into place and center it until you are pleased with the alignment. Set aside to dry.

13. Tada! Additional uses:

  • Add a thin magnet to the back and use on your magnetic board.
  • Add a push pin to the back and use on your cork board.

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.

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Cover Button Embellished Pacifier Clips by I Like Big Buttons! May 30 2017

I have had a lot of questions in the last couple years about how to make these clips so I decided to take it on. A Pacifier Clip made extra adorable with the added Cover Button accent, they are a great accessory to add to your baby's wardrobe for any special occasion or just because.

Supplies:

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Instructions:

1.  Using our Pacifier Clip and Supply Tutorials make either Ribbon or Fabric Pacifier Clips.

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2.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank.  I cut out a Piece of Fabric using my Size 36 Template.

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3.  Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

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4.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.  Double check the transparent underside to see if your print is how you would like it.   Then press the cover button fabric edges down into the tool.

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5.  Add a dab of E6000 Adhesive to the middle of the cover button cap before installing the Flat Back.

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6.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front.

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7.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

8.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again.

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9.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

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10.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.  Tada!  My Cover Button is ready to be adhered to a Round Faced Metal Clip.

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11.  Here a the Cover Buttons I made in just a few minutes.  Seriously easy, fun and so cute!

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12.  Now take the E6000 Adhesive and put a medium size dab of glue on the back of the Cover Button about 1/2 of what would fill the back area of the back.  This glue is great to work with so don't overly worry about getting the amount just right.  I was able to cleanly wipe of any excess off when I put on too much and I was also able to remove the button and add a little more when I under did it.  This glue is very forgiving.

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13.  Now place the Cover Button over the Round Faced Metal Pacifier Clips and straighten and center your button.

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14.  Press firmly and let set to dry and cure 24-72 hours as recommended by the manufacturer (E6000).

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15.  These are my finished products.  I love them and think they turned out beautifully.  Below are my examples, completed and installed on Pacifier Clips.

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16.  Tada!!!

Disclaimer:  Keep in mind that although I have rough tested these I in no way recommend you leave your baby alone with these as there are small pieces and if not done properly they may come apart and become a choking hazard.  I would recommend these clips under adult supervision only.  The maker and/or parent assumes full responsibility when using these pacifier clips.

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Up To 15% Off At ILikeBigButtons.com In Honor Of Memorial Day May 26 2017

Have a great Memorial Day weekend!!!  In Memory of all those who bravely serviced our country and the continuing family tradition of doing so. All our LOVE to those who served and are not longer with us. In honor of them, we are running a Memorial Weekend Sale!

Take up to 15% your next website order from now through Monday 5/29 with coupon code:

MEMORIAL5  for 5% off of orders over $25

MEMORIAL7 for 7% off of orders over $50

MEMORIAL10 for 10% off of orders over $100

MEMORIAL15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!

Good on our website through 5/29/17 only!


I Like Big Buttons! - Fabric Cover Buttons - Easy To Make, Great Impact! May 22 2017

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These aren't your grandma's Cover Buttons!!! Well actually they are ;) only better, with so many many great uses for them.

Flat Backs are used for crafts were you would like to glue a cover button: jewelry, bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces, bobby pins and barrettes, scrap booking, and much more.

Wire Backs are used for fabric cover buttons in sewing, shoes, clothing, pony tail holders and much, much more.

Here are the 7 sizes we carry. From 1/2", which is about as small as your pinky nail, all the way up to 1 7/8" in diameter, about the size of the round side of a kiwi fruit. We carry them in both flat back (glueable) and wire back (sewable).

Assembling fabric Cover Buttons is fast and simple. In just seconds, you will have a button ready for your latest craft project.

See our pictorial below:

How to Make Fabric Cover Buttons:

Cover Buttons are easy to assemble:

  1. Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank.
  2. Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.
  3. Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.
  4. Press the cover button edges down into the tool.
  5. Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.
  6. Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.
  7. Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again.
  8. When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.
  9. Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.
  10. Tada!

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.

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I Like Big Buttons! - May The 4th Be With You Giveaway!!! May 04 2017

Here at I Like Big Buttons! we are HUGE Star Wars fans. In celebration of that fun fact, we are running a super Star Wars giveaway to celebrate May the 4th. We will be giving away four (4) prizes, that means we will have four (4) lucky winners**! Details Below.

1st Prize:

2nd Prize:

3rd Prize:

4th Prize:

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Giveaway good until Monday 05/15/2017

ENTER TO WIN HERE (by Liking, Commenting, and Sharing our Facebook Post for this Giveaway):

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Giveaway Rules:

1. LIKE & SHARE this Giveaway, then COMMENT and share with us your favorite Star Wars character. In our house, there are too many to count. At the moment, I favor Princess Leia. She had the best hairdos and still managed to give the Empire what for. Who doesn't like a strong female lead :).

2. Join our I Like Big Buttons! Group.

*If your name is drawn as the winner, we will check to make sure you have completed all 3 requirements above.

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our website using Coupon Code: MAY4THBEWITHU

**Names will be drawn randomly with our Rafflecopter App. The first name drawn will receive the 1st prize, the second name drawn the 2nd prize, and so on.

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I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make A Fabric Cover Button Mini Clothespin May 03 2017

Today, I made an adorable office or home accent: Fabric Cover Button Mini Clothespins. I am absolutely in love with their bright colors and tininess!

Supplies:

  • 1 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Attach size 20 (1/2" / 12 mm), size 24 (5/8" / 15 mm), or size 30 (3/4" / 19 mm) flat back cover buttons.)
  • 1x Mini Wooden Clothespin (Approximately 1 3/8" x 1/4" in size)
  • 1x Small Plain Button
  • E6000, Hot Glue, or comparable adhesive

I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make Fabric Cover Button Mini Clothespins Video

I Like Big Buttons! - Picture Tutorial Below:

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank. *TIP* Our All-In-One Cover Button Template makes creating the right size circle of fabric a breeze.

2.  Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

3.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.

4.  Press the cover button edges down into the tool. *TIP* To make it easier on my fingers, I use a sharpie marker to apply pressure.

5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. *TIP* If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.

6.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

7.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again. *TIP* I often use a flat piece of wood to apply pressure, again to save my fingers. It also helps to avoid the button back going in at an angle.

8.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

9.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.

10.  Tada! Now to attach it to the Clothespin.

11.  Use Hot Glue or E6000 to adhere a small plain button to the underside of the Cover Button. This is to fill the space between the back and the edges. You can also use felt or some other small object. You just need it to be sturdy enough to offer support. A small plastic button works great for this. You will see that the button is now flush across the bottom. I cut off the little nubs of glue that leaked through the button holes.

12.  Now adhere the finished Cover Button to the Clothespin. Press into place and center it until you are pleased with the alignment. Set aside to dry.

13. Tada! Additional uses:

  • Add a thin magnet to the back and use on your magnetic board.
  • Add a push pin to the back and use on your cork board.

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.

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I Like Big Buttons! Happy Birthday To Me Sale!!! March 31 2017

It's my Birthday weekend!!! I plan to sleep in, eat chocolate, and get almost nothing done while enjoying my family:). While I am busy completing my Birthday Bucket-list, enjoy this quick sale and celebrate with me.

Coupon Codes (Good through Monday 4/3/17 on our website):

HAPPYBDAY5  for 5% off of orders over $25

HAPPYBDAY7 for 7% off of orders over $50

HAPPYBDAY10 for 10% off of orders over $100

HAPPYBDAY15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!

Happy Birthday to ME!!! Have a great crafty weekend!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

Pacifier Supplies:

All Enamel Clips Angle wide

Cover Buttons:

Key Fob Hardware:

Barrettes:

Bobby Pins:

Paper Clips:

Earring Supplies:

Sewing Clips:

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And Much More...

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15% off End of the Year Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com December 27 2016

The End of the Year is upon us!  As we prepare to welcome the 2017, we wanted to celebrate the last bit of 2016 with a big sale!!! 

15% off of everything in ILikeBigButtons.com on purchases over $25.00 using coupon code:

YEAREND15

(Good through January 3rd, 2017 on our website only.)

***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!

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I Like Big Buttons! Fabric Cover Button and Jumbo Paper Clip Starter Kit Giveaway!!! December 15 2016

GIVEAWAY!!! Who wants to win a Fabric Cover Button and Jumbo Paper Clip Starter Kit!!!  Christmas is almost upon us!!!  Our Cover Buttons and Metal Findings are great for those crafty gifts you have planned or a great gift for your crafty loved one :). 

What you will receive in the Fabric Cover Button and Jumbo Paper Clip Starter Kit ($42.00 Value):

Enter to win here (Giveaway open through next Monday 12/19/16):

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Giveaway Rules:

1. LIKE & SHARE this Giveaway, then COMMENT and share with us your favorite Christmas movie. - This year it is Elf for us at I Like Big Buttons!
2. Join our I Like Big Buttons! Group.

***If your name is drawn as the winner, we will check to make sure you have completed the requirements above.

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Cover Buttons on our website: BUTTONLOVE

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I Like Big Buttons! Storewide 2016 Black Friday Sale!!! November 22 2016

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Today will not be known as the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. It will be known as Black Friday, but still on a Tuesday!!!  I couldn't resist.  :P

BLACK FRIDAY is here early!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing Thanksgiving with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Black Friday Deals so you can get started with some great Christmas crafts or for you pre-planners ;) some last minute projects.

Coupon Codes (Good through Cyber Monday 11/28/16 on our website):

BLKFRI5  for 5% off of orders over $25

BLKFRI7 for 7% off of orders over $50

BLKFRI10 for 10% off of orders over $100

BLKFRI15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!!! Have a great crafty holiday week!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

Pacifier Supplies:

All Enamel Clips Angle wide

Cover Buttons:

Key Fob Hardware:

Barrettes:

Bobby Pins:

Paper Clips:

Earring Supplies:

Sewing Clips:

Wonderific Clips All Main Shot

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I Like Big Buttons! Lacy Fabric Cover Button Earrings and Cover Button Bracelet November 12 2016

Today I worked alongside my daughter to make her dear friend a special and one of a kind birthday gift.  I think they turned out great and it was wonderful to get to work with one of my kiddos.  :)

Take 10% off our Cover Buttons on our website (Good through 11/14): BUTTONLOVE

Lacy Fabric Cover Button Earring Supplies:

Lacy Fabric Cover Button Bracelet Supplies:

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Check out our Tutorials below.

Lacy Fabric Cover Button Earring Tutorial here.

Fabric Cover Button Bracelet Tutorial here.

To see our other great Fabric Cover button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


I Like Big Buttons! Barrette and Bobby Pin Findings November 11 2016

I thought I would attempt a stop animation video with our Barrette and Bobby Pin Findings this morning.  Not bad for my first attempt, I think!  :)

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Quick Reminder:

3 DAYS TO GO!!! ILikeBigButtons.com - Fabric Cover Button Bobby Pin and Barrette Starter Kit Giveaway!!!

(Good through 11/14) Enter to win HERE

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To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


I Like Big Buttons! Fabric Cover Button Bobby Pin and Barrette Starter Kit Giveaway!!! November 10 2016

GIVEAWAY!!! Who wants to win a Fabric Cover Button Bobby Pin and Barrette Starter Kit!!!  Christmas is coming soon!!!  Our Cover Buttons and Metal Findings are great for those crafty gifts you have planned or a great gift for your crafty loved one :). 

What you will receive in the Fabric Cover Button Bobby Pin and Barrette Starter Kit ($25.00 Value):

Enter to win here (Giveaway open through next Monday 11/14/16):

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Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Cover Buttons on our website: BUTTONLOVE

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All-In-One Cover Button Template:

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I Like Big Buttons! - 7 Fabric Cover Button Sizes October 18 2016

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Assembling fabric Cover Buttons is easy and fun, here are the 7 sizes we carry. Our buttons range from 1/2" to 1 7/8" in diameter. We also carry them in both flat back (glueable) and wire back (sewable). Check out our website for more Cover Button tutorials, tips and crafty ideas.

Try our Cover Buttons today using Coupon Code (10% off Cover Buttons on our site until 10/23/16): BUTTONLOVE


I Like Big Buttons! Fabric Cover Button Bracelet Tutorial October 06 2016

Today I am making a Fabric Cover Button Bracelet.  I have been eyeing these for a while.  I love the mix of metal and fabric.  Mix and match fabrics or go for a solid theme.  There are so many possibilities.  Layer more than one bracelet to make a statement.

Supplies:

  • 11 to 13 - Completed Size 20 Flat Back Fabric Cover Buttons
  • 1 Disk and Loop Bracelet (We have two sizes available 7.2" or 8.25")
  • 11 to 13 - 1/2" x 1/2" Felt squares
  • E6000 or comparable adhesive

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Steps:

1.  Follow these instructions to make Flat Back Fabric Covered Buttons.

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2. Lightly scuff the tops of the gluepads so the glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

3. Lightly scuff the back of the Cover Button so the glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

4. Clean both surfaces of dust.

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5.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

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6.  Press Felt square into E6000 firmly.  This is to fill the gap between the back and the surface of the disk (gluepad).

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7.  Apply another dab of E6000 to the Felt square.

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8.  Press the Size 20 Cover Button firmly onto the disk (gluepad) and center it.

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9.  Repeat 10 more times.

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10.  Let dry and enjoy!

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11.  Tada!

You are done!  Make this bracelet to accent your favorite outfit or to make a statement.  Enjoy!

To see our other great Cover Button Tutorials here.

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Brand New!!! Disk and Loop Bracelet Blanks with Gluepads by I Like Big Buttons! October 05 2016

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We excited to finally carry these cute bracelet blanks just in time for Christmas projects!!!  We have them in two great sizes 7.2" and 8.25".

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Disk and Loop Bracelet Blanks are a great for many crafts!  Attach cover buttons (size 20 (1/2" - 12 mm), standard buttons, cabochons fused glass, flat backed beads, etc.  An adhesive such as E-6000 works great.

Use your imagination, there are so many possibilities!

Measurements for the Disk and Loop Bracelets:

  • Silver-Toned/Chrome
  • Lengths - 7.2" or 8.25"
  • Gluepads - 9 mm
  • Number of Gluepad Disks - 11 (7.2") or 13 (8.25")
  • Number of Loops - 12 (7.2") or 14 (8.25")

There are so many wonderful things you can do with these bracelets. Happy Crafting!

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Cover Button FAQs: Wire Back vs Flat Back September 13 2016

  • Assembling fabric covered buttons is easy and fun but did you know there are two distinct kinds?
  • Wire Back or Shank Back, as they are sometimes called, are sew able and meant to be attached with a thread and needle to your sewing project.
  • Flat Back are glue able and meant to be attached to your craft project with glue to a flat surface or glue pad.

I Like Big Buttons! - Wire Back vs Flat Back

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


Back To School Craft Supply Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com !!! August 08 2016

Back to School is upon us!!! As we prepare to send our children for another amazing school year, I wanted to give all of you Mamas a Mom appropriate Back To School Sale so you can get started with some great crafts or for you pre-planners start thinking about holiday gifts.

Coupon Codes (Good through Friday 8/12/16 on our website):

BTS5 for 5% off of orders over $25

BTS7 for 7% off of orders over $50

BTS10 for 10% off of orders over $100

BTS15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!

Have a great crafty week!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

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Pacifier Supplies:

All Enamel Clips Angle wide

MAM rings all colors

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Cover Buttons:

Key Fob Hardware:

Barrettes:

Bobby Pins:

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Paper Clips:

Earring Supplies:

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Sewing Notions:

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And Much More...

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Happy Fourth of July Weekend!!! Celebration Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com July 01 2016

Our Fourth of July celebration starts early this year!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing 4th with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Celebration Deals so you can get started with some great summer crafts.

Coupon Codes (Good through Monday 7/4/16 on our website):

FOURTH5 for 5% off of orders over $25

FOURTH7 for 7% off of orders over $50

FOURTH10 for 10% off of orders over $100

FOURTH15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!

Happy Fourth of July from our family to yours!!! Have a great snappy holiday weekend!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

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Happy Customers Make Our Day!!! June 30 2016

Today, I was reading through our feedback and just wanted to share what a few of our happy customers had to say:

Color choices were fantastic and was able to get a mix of colors. My order arrived very quickly and was exactly what I had special ordered. Will definitely order from this site again!

I continue to buy all my snaps from this seller. 5 Star Seller!

These look great on my diapers! I love the color and they came quickly!

I big BUTTons and I can not lie; Fast shipping of just what I asked for. Thank you!

Exactly what I was looking for to make pacifier clips. Love the colors and the shipping was very fast! Thanks!!!

I've ordered from this seller multiple times and have always been very happy with my purchases. Huge selection of items and fast, fast shipping!

All snaps are packaged in small bags with info on it (color name and number), to make it easier to re-order... Love that!!! Great product! SUPER customer service! ... quick answering of messages... Super nice!!!

Great items, great prices and will be back for more, thanks for fast shipping

Love this shop! I needed to make 75 key fobs in a hurry and they shipped on Saturday of Memorial Day weekend so I could make my deadline. Great customer service. The hardware was just what I needed and arrived super fast.

LOVE these snaps! So many colors & great prices too! A+++

Sent everything just as ordered! Awesomeness!

Thank you to all of you who take the time to post your positive experience, it makes our day to see how all our hard work is appreciated!!!

Thank you, I Like Big Buttons! and all our Little Buttons!


How To Make A Cover Button Paper Clip Bookmark June 14 2016

Who needs some more Gunmetal craft items? Well, I do. Brand New! Gunmetal Jumbo Paper Clips are now in.

Check them out! I hope you love them as much as I do!  Use Coupon Code for 10% your next Paper Clip/Bookmark purchase (Good til 6/17): BOOK10

Jumbo Paper clips are commonly used to make bookmarks:

  • Attach size 36 (7/8" - 23 mm), size 45 (1 1/8" - 28 mm), or size 60 (1 1/2" - 38 mm) flat back cover buttons.
  • Glue on cover buttons, flat beads, paper punches, charms, gemstones, cabochons, silk flowers, and much more!
  • Assembling fabric covered buttons is easy and fun but did you know you can use them to embellish Jumbo Paper Clips to make darling Bookmarks?
  • Watch how easy it is below:

I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make A Cover Button Paper Clip Bookmark

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


Happy Mother's Day!!! May 08 2016

We hope this finds you having the HANDS DOWN best Mother's Day EVER!!!

With Love,
I Like Big Buttons And All My Little Buttons!

To celebrate Mother's Day, today and tomorrow only, please use coupon code MOMMYLOVE for $10 off of $50 on our website.

Happy Mother's Day to all!!!

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Cover Button FAQs: How To Convert Wire Back To Flat Back Tip #2 April 13 2016

    • Assembling fabric covered buttons is easy and fun but did you know you can convert Wire Back Cover Buttons to Flat Back Cover Buttons in 1 simple step?

    • Watch how easy it is below:

    I Like Big Buttons! - How To Covert Wire Back To Flat Back

    To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


    Cover Button FAQs: How To Assemble A Fabric Cover Button Tip #1 February 09 2016

    • Assembling fabric covered buttons is easy and fun but here is a handy trick to make it even simpler.
    • This tip is great for saving your thumbs or when using slightly thicker fabric.
     

    How To Assemble A Fabric Cover Button Tip #1

    To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


    Valentine's Day Fabric Cover Button Badge Reels February 04 2016

    Use these adorable Valentine's Day Badge Reels to hold your ID for work, school, or play.  Enjoy!

    Supplies:

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    Steps:

    1.  Follow these instructions to make Flat Back Fabric Covered Buttons.

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    2. Lightly scuff the top of the Badge Reel so glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

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    3.  Lightly scuff the back of the Cover Button so glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

    4.  Clean both surfaces of dust.

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    5.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button or Badge Reel.

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    6.  Press into place over the face of the Badge Reel and remove any extra Adhesive.

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    7.  Let dry and enjoy.

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    8.  Tada!

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    View Full Tutorial, plus many other great Fabric Cover Button ideas here.


    Valentine's Day Fabric Cover Button Barrettes January 27 2016

    Wear these adorable Snap Barrettes to match or accent your favorite outfit for Valentine's Day or dress up your favorite t-shirt and jeans for an afternoon outing. Enjoy!

    Supplies:

    • 1-2 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Choose your size, Size 20 through Size 36 all work great, size depends on the statement you want to make)
    • 2 Snap Barrettes
    • E6000 or comparable adhesive

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    Steps:

    1.  Follow these instructions to make Flat Back Fabric Covered Buttons.

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    2.  Lightly scuff the back of the Cover Button so the glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

    3.  Clean both surfaces of dust.

    4.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

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    5.  Press Snap Barrette into place and remove any extra Adhesive. On smaller sized Cover buttons center on the glue pad, as they increase in size adjust glue pad accordingly.

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    6.  Let dry and enjoy.

    7.  Tada!

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    View Full Tutorial, plus many other great Fabric Cover Button ideas here.


    Valentine's Day Fabric Cover Button Jumbo Paper Clip Bookmarks January 19 2016

    Use these adorable Paper Clip Bookmarks to accent a Valentine for your special loved one or hold your place in your favorite book or cook book.  Enjoy!

    Supplies:

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    Steps:

    1.  Follow these instructions to make Flat Back Fabric Covered Buttons.

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    2.  Lightly scuff the top of the Paper Clip so the glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

    3.  Lightly scuff the back of the Cover Button so the glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

    4.  Clean both surfaces of dust.

    5.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

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    6.  Press into place over the glue pad on the Paper Clip at desired height and remove any extra Adhesive.  The bigger the Cover Button the higher you will want to center the cover button.

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    7.  Cut a 6" piece of Ribbon and knot it on the side of the Paper Clip.  Slide it up against the Cover Button.  Straighten and cut ends at an angle at desired length.

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    8.  Let dry and enjoy.

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    9.  Tada!

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    View Full Tutorial, plus many other great Fabric Cover Button ideas here.


    15% off End of the Year Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com December 27 2015

    The End of the Year is upon us!  As we prepare to welcome the 2016, we wanted to celebrate the last bit of 2015 with a big sale!!! 

    15% off of everything in our store on purchases over $25.00 using coupon code:

    YEAREND15

    (Good through January 3rd, 2016 on our website only.)

    ***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!

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    An I Like Big Buttons Christmas! Idea #4: How To Make Fabric Cover Button Christmas Cards December 04 2015

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    Gift idea #4:  These charming Christmas cards are adorable and easy to make using Fabric Cover Buttons.  You could embellish these additionally by make the Cover Buttons actual earrings with our Earring Supplies: Earring Posts or Clip Ons and it could double as a gift and Christmas Card.  Check it out!

    Supplies:

    Instructions:

    1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank or use one of our handy Plastic Cover Button TemplatesSee More

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