Five dollars of thrifted clothing equals 55 mother-of-pearl buttons:
My favorites are three metal buttons that I pilfered from an ugly orange linen shirt -- they appear to be the ends of old spoons with shanks attached to the back:
Button-gleaning is my new favorite hobby, helped in large part to some much-needed closet clearing in our household. In fact, I think I have so many buttons now that I need a new way to store them! Any suggestions for button storage?