Buttons seem to be a hot trend these days. When I recently came across bags of interesting and random buttons at a good price, I couldn't resist playing with some Christmas ornaments centered around buttons.
I love the whimsical shape that the random sizing makes, and they look super cute with large beads and pearls dangling below. I had these super bright lime green large beads, so decided to pair them with a mix of red and white buttons in a candy cane pattern, a pearl for a pop of white, and carried the lime green through the beaded hanger portion with a mixture of red and green.
I have the same focal beads in other colours, so here is another version done in purples. Seed beads in between each button keep a nice spacing that gives the ornament a spinning top kind of look. I really like purples and pinks mixed in with my turquoise, blues, silver and white trees (where red is banned) for a colourful winter wonderland look.
Fun stuff and a great way to use up old buttons as a mixture of all sorts would look great.