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Moms Are Like Buttons Craft Idea (with Free Printable Mother’s Day Card and Tag!)

Mother’s Day is coming! This moms are like buttons craft idea is so simple – even the kids can make it. I’ve provided a free Moms Are Like buttons printable gift tag and card to go along with it! Also learn how to make button flowers with an easy step by step tutorial.

Potted plant with buttons flowers sticking in it on a white table with printable tag that says moms are like buttons they hold everything together tied onto potted plant with text overlay that says Mother's Day craft idea Easy and kid friendly

Moms are like buttons, they hold everything together. Isn’t this the truth!?

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it was definitely time for a Mother’s Day craft idea.

It’s kind of a universal law that moms love flowers, right? Since I love this mom are like buttons quote, I’m going to teach you how to make button flowers to add in to a cute potted plant for your mom. The button flowers tutorial is so simple and perfect project for the kiddos!

I made a really cute (and FREE) moms are like buttons printable for Mother’s Day to go along with this Mother’s Day gift.

This moms are like buttons craft tutorial contains affiliate links, but nothing that I wouldn’t wholeheartedly recommend anyway! Read my full disclosure here.

Supplies for button flowers:

Floral wire cut to roughly 12 inches long sitting on white table

Step 1. Cut floral wire.

Cut your floral wire in pieces between 8 and 12 inches long. You’ll need one piece of wire for each button flower.

Close up images showing the step by step of adding a button to the end of floral wire to make buttons flowers

Step 2. Add button to wire.

First you will string your button onto the wire and wrap about 2-3 inches through the button.

Step 3. Twist wire behind button to secure.

Next you can twist the wire behind the button a couple times to keep the button in place at the top of the wire.

Close up showing step by step of how to add a paper flowers to floral wire and secure for how to make button flowers

Step 4. Add paper flower.

You will add the paper flower on to the wire behind the button. To secure the paper flower, you can wrap the wire around in a “C” shape on the bottom of the flower.

5 completed button flowers in different colors and sizes sitting on a white table
Close up image of button flowers made with a button and paper flower strung onto floral wire sticking in a potted plant on a white table
Close up image of DIY buttons flowers sticking out of mini potted rose plant

Step 5. Add button flowers to potted plant.

Place the button flowers at varying heights around the potted plant.

Printable Mother's day card and gift tags that say Moms are like buttons they hold everything together in a paper cutter
Pink gift tag that says moms are like buttons they hold everything together tied to a gray potted plant sitting on a white table

Step 6. Print & tie on “mothers are like buttons” tag.

Cut out the mothers are like buttons printable tag and tie it onto the potted plant using baker’s twine.

Printable Mother's day card and gift tags that say moms are like buttons they hold everything together sitting on white countertop

With this free mom are like buttons printable, you’ll be able to print 4 tags and 1 card.

Since the printable is free, you can print as many as you need! Printable is for personal use only. πŸ™‚

Click here to download the moms are like buttons printable!

Potted mini rose plant in gray pot with button flowers sticking into plant with floral wire, pot has a pink gift tag tied to it with blue baker's twine. Text overlay says moms are like buttons they hold everything together, free printable for Mother's day
Close up image of detail on DIY button flowers with yellow button on middle and two layers of paper flowers behind

Moms really are like buttons, aren’t they? They are keeping us all together at the seams. They go unnoticed and unappreciated most days. So remember to spoil your mom this Mother’s Day! She deserves it.

Showing potted plant with button flowers sticking out of it as a great Mother's day craft idea with text overlay that says free printable tags, make these and Mother's day gift

What about your others handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas?

DIYs are, of course, my favorite gifts to give…especially for Mother’s Day. If you’re ready to jump right in for a DIY Mother’s Day gift, you can check out my Mother’s Day DIY gifts on a Hometalk Facebook video tutorial here:

On this video, I show you how to make these other Mother’s Day craft ideas too:

Button flowers made with floral wire, paper flowers and buttons sticking out of potted mini rose plant sitting on white table

How To Make Button Flowers

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $15
Mother’s Day is coming! This moms are like buttons craft idea is so simple – even the kids can make it. I’ve provided a free Moms Are Like buttons printable gift tag and card to go along with it! Also learn how to make button flowers with an easy step by step tutorial.

Materials

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Wire cutter
  • Printer (to print tag)

Instructions

  1. Cut floral wire somewhere between 8 and 12 inches using wire cutters. You'll need one piece of wire for each flower.
  2. Add button to wire. First you will string your button onto the wire and wrap about 2-3 inches through the button.
  3. Twist wire behind button to keep the button in place at the top of the wire.
  4. String the paper flower onto the wire behind the button. Te secure, wrap the wire around in a "C" shape under the flower.
  5. Add button flowers to potted plant.
  6. Print & tie on "mothers are like buttons" tag.

26 thoughts on “Moms Are Like Buttons Craft Idea (with Free Printable Mother’s Day Card and Tag!)

  1. I used to have this saying on a pillow when my kiddies were growing up! It sure is so true! Love how you used the buttons as the centers of the flowers! Such a sweet gift for Mothers Day πŸ™‚

  2. This is one of the cutest Mother’s Day projects I’ve seen in a while, and how precious to use the buttons and paper flowers. So clever, and a great way to use your destash items. I’ve pinned, and just may have the kids make some for their grandma this year, LOVE it!

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