It’s time for Wear It On Your Head Wednesday! For today’s accessory I started with this metal button that had a loop on the back of it. I thought I’d use wire cutters to snip it off, but when I started to squeeze on the cutters, the loop moved and I was able to just pull it out of the back of the button without cutting anything.

metal button with loop pulled off

I did bend the back of the button in the process of pulling the loop out, so I had to use a hammer to flatten it again so I’d have a good gluing surface.

hammer metal buttons

Then I used E6000 Glue to glue the button onto a bobby pin blank and let it dry for a day. Here’s how it looks:

metal button bobby pin

metal button bobby pin

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10 Responses to Upcycled Button Bobby Pin

  1. Betsy says:

    Very cute idea. And easy too!

  2. Olya says:

    Love it! Such a good idea! Hello from Sundae Scoop Link Party…:-)

  3. Sarah Forhan says:

    I am always wearing bobby pins. I will have to take a look through my collection of buttons to create something similar. Love a great upcycled project! Visiting from the Bowdabra Blog link party.

  4. Melissa L says:

    I love this idea, and I am thinking some cute steam punk style decorations now… :D

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