Purple buttons in embroidery hope. i want to start this asap. i probably need to find some more purple buttons. Oh and i have a pin somewhere that tells you how to dye buttons - and i have lots of white buttons =]
How to Turn Blah Buttons into Wow Buttons. I haven't tested it in the washing machine yet but I'm planning on using them for jewelry anyway. I like the effect, plain white buttons getting a bit of color to make them more interesting.
Have you seen the Pottery Barn Kid's artwork made up of buttons? Well, Danielle and I have and it's super cute. But, if you would like to make your own, less expensive version, do what Danielle did. She simply traced.