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NEW! DIY Starter Kits @ ILikeBigButtons.com February 11 2019

We have had a lot of requests for DIY Starter Kits for our most popular supplies. We have compiled our customers' favorite craft findings and supplies into great Starter Kits. Check them out!

--> 10% off all our DIY Kits through Friday (2/15/2019) no coupon necessary. <--

Cover Buttons Starter Kits:

We have assembled several Cover Button kits with our customer's favorite supplies. Jumbo Paper Clips, Pendant Bezels, Thumb Tacks, Jewelry Supplies, Bobby Pins, Snap Barrettes, and Badge Reels. Choose from 3 Cover Button sizes and a variety of finishes/colors. Everything that you need to get started (fabric and glue not included *).

Key Fob Hardware Starter Kits:

We have also put together ready-to-go Key Fob Starter Kits with Pliers in a mix of sizes, finishes, or both. Everything that you need to get started (fabric not included *).

To see other great DIY STARTER KIT options, visit our DIY KITS section here.


How To Wrap Cover Buttons With Paper by ILikeBigButtons.com January 31 2019

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I recently had a customer, Annie, ask if Cover Buttons could be wrapped in paper. I knew of a few customers who had success doing so but had never attempted it myself. Here is a tutorial on how to make Paper Wrapped Cover Buttons and some tips that Annie and I discovered and used.

I love how they turned out. Being an avid reader, I think they are the perfect touch for that special bookworm in your life.

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How to Make Paper Wrapped Cover Buttons:

Cover Buttons are easy to assemble:

1. Cut your paper scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank. We used book pages, children's books, and scrapbook paper and they all worked great. You may need to experiment and find what works best for you.

2. Cut a square of wax paper or piece of parchment paper slightly larger than your paper circle. You should be able to reuse it a number of times. I found that the parchment paper held up best.

3. Mist your paper circle on both sides and blot dry. This will help the paper to mold more smoothly to the rounded surface of the cover button front.

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4. Layer the wax/parchment paper, then your paper circle on the larger assembly tool mold piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the underside of the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

5. Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the paper and press into the mold. This will require firm pressure. Leave the paper edges hanging out.

6. Press the paper edges down into the backside of the button front.

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7. Place the back cover button piece on top of your paper 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.

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

9. Press down firmly. 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.

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

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11. Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece carefully using the wax/parchment paper to ease the button free.

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12. If desired, you can clear coat the completed button with Modge Podge or some equivalent sealer. It will extend the life of the Paper Wrapped Cover Button and give it a glossy finish.

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13. Tada! I am particularly in love with the Word Cover Buttons, it was fun picking the words I wanted centered and highlighted.

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


Happy New Year Giveaway Week @ ILikeBigButtons! January 13 2019

We hope this finds you enjoying 2019 as much as we are! We have been enjoying sunshiny winter days, quality family time, and lots and lots of family birthdays including the arrival of new cousin this week.  To celebrate the arrival of a great New Year, we will be giving away an I Like Big Buttons! 'Happy New Year' craft supply prize every day this week to enjoy while the weather is cool and we are stuck inside with ample time to craft. The giveaway posts will be posted in our I Like Big Buttons Fan Group!
 
The winner must comment with an answer to the day's post/image in I Like Big Buttons Group. Giveaway will start at 12 pm PT tomorrow - 1/14/19!!!
 
Daily Prizes:
 
Monday's prize: ♥ 24 Random Mix of Jumbo Paper Clips (Silver, Antique Brass, and Gunmetal)
 
Tuesday's prize:  24 Mix of Key Fob Hardware (4 pieces of each size (1 Inch and 1.25 Inch) and finish (Silver, Antique Brass, and Gunmetal))
 
Wednesday's prize:  ILikeBigButtons.com ($15 Coupon Code good for a one time purchase on ILikeBigButtons.com)
 
Thursday's prize:  210 Long Prong KAM Snap Starter Pack (One 10 pack of each color)
 
Friday's prize:  24 Enameled Pacifier Clips (Random Mix of available colors)
 

Saturday/Sunday prize: ♥ 500 sets of KAM Plastic Snaps (25 sets of 20 colors pictured in Size 20)

 
*One (1) Random winner will be drawn every day at 12 pm PT.
 
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It's My Birthday Week!!! April 09 2018

 
To celebrate, I will be giving away a prize every day in I Like Big Buttons Fan Group!
 
The winner must comment with an answer to the day's post/image in I Like Big Buttons Group. Giveaway will start at 12 pm PT today!!!
 
Daily Prizes:
 
Monday's prize: 100 Sewing Clips
 
Tuesday's prize: 25 Round Shaped Enameled Pacifier Clips (A Random Mix)
 
Wednesday's prize: Super Starter Pack in Rainbow Spectrum
 
Thursday's prize: 25 Sets of Silver 1" (25 mm) Key Fob Hardware
 
Friday's prize: 25 Jumbo Paperclips (A Random Mix)
 
Saturday/Sunday prize: ILikeBigButtons.com ($15 Coupon Code good for a one time purchase on ILikeBigButtons.com)
 
*One (1) Random winner will be drawn every day at 12 pm PT.
 
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♥♥♥ I Like Big Buttons! Be My Valentine Sale ♥♥♥ February 14 2018

While I am celebrating this day of LOVE with my family use this coupon code for 14% off your website order: BEMYVALENTINE
 
*Valid Today Only (2/14/2018) @ ILikeBigButtons.com
 
 
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15% Off - 2018 Welcoming The New Year Sale @ ILikeBigButtons.com December 31 2017

The End of the Year is upon us!  As we prepare to welcome 2018, we wanted to celebrate the last bit of 2017 with a big sale!!! 

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

WELCOME18

(Good through January 5th, 2018 on our website only.)

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


An I Like Big Buttons Christmas! Idea #8: How To Make Fabric Cover Button Jumbo Paper Clip Bookmarks December 06 2017

Gift Idea #8:

Use these adorable Paper Clip Bookmarks as a Christmas gift for your special loved one to hold their place in their favorite book or cookbook.  Enjoy!

Supplies:

Instructions:

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

Pin for Later: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/201184308334558670/

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Storewide 2017 Black Friday Sale @ I Like Big Buttons! November 15 2017

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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 the end of the November 11/30/17 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:

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And Much More...


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



Check out ILikeBigButtons.com - A family-run craft supply shop with a large variety of plastic KAM Snaps & accessories, Key Fob Hardware, Cover Buttons, Pacifier Supplies, Metal Findings and more! We are constantly expanding our selection of crafting supplies for you.


I Like Big Buttons! "No Sew" Valentine's Day Craft Ideas February 03 2017

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As we approach Valentine's Day, lets look at some fun and easy "No Sew" Cover Button crafts we can make for those we love!

Take 10% Off on any Cover Button order on our website through 1/10/17 with Coupon Code: NOSEWVALENTINE

Valentine's Day Fabric Cover Button Barrettes

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 ... See More

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Valentine's Day Fabric Cover Button Jumbo Paper Clip Bookmarks

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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Valentine's Day Fabric Cover Button Badge Reels

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

Supplies:

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Lace & Fabric Cover Button Earrings

Give these cute Lace & Fabric Cover Button Earrings as Valentine gift for your best friend or loved ones.  Enjoy!

Supplies:

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Fabric Cover Button Bracelet Tutorial

Give this charming Cover Button Bracelet as Valentine gift for your best friend or loved ones.  Enjoy!

Supplies:

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Cover Button Bobby Pins

Give these adorable Cover Button Bobby Pins as Valentine gifts for your best friend or loved ones.  Enjoy!

Supplies:

  • 1 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Choose your size, Size 20 through Size 45 all work great, size depends on the statement you want to make)
  • 1 Bobby Pin
  • E6000 or comparable adhesive ... See More

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

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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.


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