Whether theyre brightly coloured plastic or retro-chic, buttons seem to go everywhere these days: delightfully decorating jewellery, embellishing home décor, and more. And anyone who knows how to use glue and do basic stitching and stringing can complete these 50 stylish, versatile projects with no problem at all. Button up a simple lampshade so that the light creates a fabulous graphic pattern of silhouettes. Craft a boutique-worthy brooch out of tiny vintage Bakelite bird buttons embroidered on felt ovals, and set in a sterling silver pre-made pin. The clean, contemporary photography showcasing the projects will appeal to todays crafter - while tidbits focusing on such fun topics as button museums, the self-proclaimed Button King, and button lingo, are sure to amuse.