Make custom buttons and brooches by recycling your favorite magazines or greeting cards. This crafting jewelry for kids is as easy as cut, paste, and wear.
What You'll Need:
- Old magazines or greeting cards
- Thin cardboard
- Blunt scissors
- Craft glue
- Trims such as feathers, ribbon, glitter and sequins
- Pin back (available at craft stores) or masking tape and a safety pin
How to make buttons and brooches crafting jewelry:
Step 1: Cut a picture from your favorite magazine or greeting card. Place it on a piece of cardboard and trace around it. Cut out the picture shape from cardboard. This will be your back piece.
Step 2: Glue the picture to the cardboard back piece. Let the glue set.
Step 3: Glue on trims, such as feathers, sequins, ribbon, or glitter, to decorate your brooch.
Step 4: Glue the pin back to the back of the brooch, or tape a safety pin on the back. Make more pins to give to your friends, and wear them on button day at school.