Button Box

Create a beautiful box for mum to keep all her loose buttons in for safe keeping. This activity is ideal for primary levels and is a simple yet charming gift idea for Mother's Day. Use collage skills to come up with other unique designs.


Papier Mache Box Heart
Shimmer Paint
Basics Buttons

How to decorate a Box for Mum

Step 1
Paint a Papier Mache Box with mum’s favourite colour. Set aside to dry.

Step 2
Cover the lid with an assortment of buttons in a cluster.

Step 3
Fringe a long narrow strip of Hessian and glue this strip around the base of the box.

Step 4
Glue buttons around the Hessian strip.