Category Archives: Button Making Ideas

Button Designer

So, you received your button machine in the mail and you’re ready to start making buttons…  but you don’t even know where to begin when it comes to deigning. Below is a little guide for you on using the free button designer … Continue reading

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Designing your buttons

The most important part of your button is the design. What is the message you are trying to get across to your audience and how are you going to do so in a creative way. Always keep in mind when designing, … Continue reading

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Mylar or no mylar?

  Photo above: White People Power Press button is using standard mylar, Yellow People Power Press button is using lamination, Purple People Power Press button is using a thicker paper with no mylar at all. Shiny buttons is with using … Continue reading

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Making buttons with the Flex1000 Hand Press

Hi Button Guy, We purchased the Flex1000 press and finally had some time to try out making buttons.  We started with 2.25″.  The press we have is somewhat different than the one in the videos Our best button was one that sort … Continue reading

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Printing on Dura-Lar

I just love the principal behind those New Year buttons  (buttons by people power press)– I think I understand – print on the transfer, instead of a printed button template, cut out a gift wrap or even a Christmas Card … Continue reading

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….i’m back

Oh, I know I’ve been gone for so long. But guess what,  I’m back and ready to answer all the questions that may be floating around in your heads! I’ll start with an email I recently received regarding machine maintenance. Hello, These … Continue reading

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A new button store opening in Montreal. Custom Buttons galore on Ste Catherine Est!

Great news for  all button makers and button people in Montreal.  The guys from Pinscity and Bomacaron have got together to open a button store on Ste. Catherine East in Montreal. Nic and Joel are making custom buttons right there … Continue reading

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Button Vending Machines – Put your button sales on automatic – Gumball machines for buttons!

Selling your button designs in stores can be a great way to launch your button business.  But buttons are a low cost item that can walk very easily if you have them in a jar on the counter or on … Continue reading

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Gold and silver pin-back buttons – Button Making Ideas!

The problem is quite simple.  How do I make buttons that are fluorescent?  My printer cannot print fluorescent colours.  How do I make gold or silver buttons? My printer cannot print gold or silver.  Well the fact is very few … Continue reading

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New product for 1″ Button Makers – Button Jewelery – Artclix Pendants and bracelets with 1″ button art!

I just saw this on People Power Press –  This is cool.  A great way to utilise a 1″ button maker to make jewelry. The Artclix metal pendants and bracelets have a rare earth magnet inside so you can change … Continue reading

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