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Button Wedding Ideas for Crafty, Creative Decorations

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From bouquets to centerpieces, learn how incorporating buttons can help you save money while adding a touch of whimsy and personalization to your special day.


Make your wedding day truly unique by incorporating handmade touches. If you’re a crafty and creative couple, we have an exciting suggestion for you: button wedding decorations. Buttons are versatile, colorful, and can add a whimsical and nostalgic charm to your wedding decor. In this article, we’ll explore some delightful button wedding ideas that will help you infuse your big day with personality and creativity. Get ready to embark on a crafting adventure that will make your wedding unforgettable!

Button Wedding Decor Ideas

Buttons are one of our favorite and most quirky substitutions for flowers! Button flowers add a layer of whimsy and fun to any wedding celebration. And it’s not just for the bouquets- you can make bouttonieres, corsages, and even centerpiece/decor items with buttons! It might take a lot of time to round up the buttons if you wanted to DIY these projects, but there are lots of resources online for bulk buttons. Get inspired by these gorgeous Etsy creations and consider DIYing some button decor for the big day. 

Button Bouquets

Replace traditional fresh flower bouquets with stunning button bouquets that are as beautiful as they are everlasting. Select an assortment of buttons in different sizes, shapes, and colors that match your wedding palette. Thread them onto floral wires or use hot glue to attach them securely. Consider combining buttons with felt flowers or fabric blooms to create a unique and textured bouquet. Button bouquets not only make a charming alternative but also serve as delightful keepsakes.

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Black and White Button Wedding Bouquet

Vintage-inspired bridal bouquet covered in buttons and gemstones creating an arrangement that is unique and fun. Each button is hand sewn together in floral wire, held together by a white satin handle. 

from Flickr

pink-white button wedding bouquet

Pink and White Button Wedding Bouquet

The great thing about buttons is they come in such a wide assortment of colors, sizes, and styles so you can easily customize the look to suit any theme!

from RealBadKitty on Etsy

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Blue and White Button Wedding Bouquet

You can even utilize colors that don’t appear in nature such as rich blues, and pair them with floral buttons for an extra dose of flower fun.

From RealBadKitty on Etsy


Blue White and Brown Button Wedding Bouquet

Add in some gem-encrusted button to get some bling, glitz, or glam to your button bouquets.

from RealBadKitty on Etsy

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Plum, Navy, and White Button Wedding Bouquet

Finish off your button bouquets with a gorgeous ribbon to make it easy and comfortable to hold and carry down the aisle.

from RealBadKitty on Etsy

Button Boutonnieres and Corsages

Add a touch of whimsy to your wedding party’s attire with charming button boutonnieres and corsages. Create boutonnieres by combining a single statement button with complementary fabric leaves or greenery. For corsages, layer buttons of varying sizes and colors to form a beautiful floral arrangement. These button accessories are not only crafty and creative but also serve as unique mementos for your wedding party.

Button Boutonniere  - button wedding ideas

Button Boutonniere 

Etsy • $9.96

Staying on theme with buttons for the wedding, a button boutoniere for the groom and groomsmen to wear is perfect! Held together by small wire wrapped in a grosgrain ribbon.

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Button Boutonnieres

Use buttons that match your wedding color scheme to create “floral” boutonnieres

From RealBadKitty on Etsy

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Button and Leather Boutonnieres

These brown and teal boutonniere pins are crafty and cute for the groom and groomsmen to wear.

from Flickr

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Button and Suede Boutonnieres

Create simple and sweet boutonnieres using different sized buttons and suede fabric.

from Flickr

Button Centerpieces

Craft eye-catching centerpieces by incorporating buttons into your table decor. Fill glass vases or mason jars with buttons of various colors and sizes, and place candles or LED lights inside for a warm and inviting ambiance. Alternatively, attach buttons to floral foam or Styrofoam balls to create button topiaries. Surround these centerpieces with greenery, twine, or lace for an added touch of elegance.

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Button Wire Salt Shaker Decorations

Looking for an offbeat wedding decoration idea? Create eclectic table decorations using a variety of colored buttons, wire, and a salt shaker.

From Whimsy Love

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Button Flower Mason Jar Centerpiece

Add your button bouquets to mason jars to double as centerpieces. Allowing your personal flowers to pull double duty is a savvy wedding hack!

from Flickr

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Button Topiary Centerpiece

Create faux floral topiaries using styrofoam balls and buttons in various sizes and colors.

From Creative Jewish Mom

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Button Centerpiece Accents

Add buttons to a paper liner for a unique wedding table runner. Or wrap centerpiece vases in paper adorned with buttons for a crafty look.

Hostess with the Mostess

Loose Buttons for Wedding Decor and DIY Projects

In addition to using buttons in specific crafts like bouquets and centerpieces, loose buttons can be utilized in various other ways to enhance your wedding decor and inspire creative DIY projects. 

Sprinkles Candy Buttons  - button wedding ideas

Sprinkles Candy Buttons 

Etsy • $2.72+

Use to decorate the dessert table with resin covered candy buttons! Made to look like sprinkles in clear buttons for fun decoration pieces for the tables. 

loose crafting buttons - button wedding ideas

Sparkling Scattered Embellishments 

Etsy • $5.17

Buttons and embellishments of all shapes and sizes to use around the wedding. Coming in multiple colors, scatter around reception tables or decorate the ceremony aisles with. Each purchase comes in a pack of 150 embellishments. 

loose crafting buttons - button wedding ideas

Pearl Buttons 

Etsy • $20.99

Classic pearl vintage buttons to use in any aspect of the wedding. Whether an addition to the brides bouquet or grooms boutoniere, or draped along reception tables, simple looking pearl buttons will be a subtle decor piece. 

Button Wedding Cake Decorations

Customize your wedding cake with adorable button decorations. Attach buttons to cake tiers or use them as toppers for a fun and playful twist. Opt for a button monogram or create a button cascade down the side of the cake. Coordinate the colors and sizes of the buttons with your wedding theme to achieve a cohesive and charming look. Just be sure to remove the buttons before cutting and serving the cake.

Stacked Button Wedding Cake Topper - button wedding ideas

Stacked Button Wedding Cake Topper 

Etsy • $8.99

Place a button wedding cake on top of the real wedding cake! A simple decoration piece that can become a keepsake after the wedding. 

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Button Wedding Favor Packaging Accents

You can easily utilize buttons in your wedding favor packaging to add an extra aesthetic detail. Customize to your wedding color scheme!

From Martha Stewart

Did you love these button wedding decoration ideas?

If you’re a crafty couple with a love for handmade touches, button wedding decorations are the perfect way to add whimsy and nostalgia to your special day. From button bouquets and centerpieces to escort cards, boutonnieres, corsages, and cake decorations, buttons offer endless creative possibilities. 

Embrace the joy of crafting and let your imagination run wild as you incorporate these button wedding ideas into your big day decor. Not only will these handmade details add a personalized touch, but they will also serve as cherished mementos of your special day. So gather your buttons, unleash your creativity, and create a wedding celebration that is truly one-of-a-kind. Happy crafting!

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