Making Money from Making Custom Buttons

Do you like to have such small home based business? Well, there are so many individuals out there who are really interested about starting their own business. There are many options that you will surely find and a small choice could be to craft such custom buttons for family, friends or for a business.

Making custom buttons is definitely easy. You may have seen all the small pinback buttons which you could find in the local toy shop or perhaps the gum-ball machine. When you have seen how easy it is to create the buttons for yourself, then you will be amazed at the many varieties of colorful buttons that you can make.

When making custom buttons, you must have button making machine, button blanks and the good paper stock for the buttons. You need some things to begin with. The blanks are the first things that you must have. The button blanks are those small metallic forms that may or may not have such pin backing. Know that there those buttons with no pin. Such is done so that they may be attached to the clothing through the use of a magnet in order to prevent poking a hole through the garments. Button blanks are used for holding the image which is fixed with the use of the button making machine.

Moreover, you should get a button making machine. There are a number of options that you could choose like manual and automatic. The simple hand-operated button machine can surely help the user to make a button in just two minutes and such would include the time in cutting the image template and also some semi-automated machines may help in speeding up this process and also make the user create 200-300 buttons each hour.

Finally, you should have the right paper for the buttons. The commonly accepted ones are 24lb in weight. Apart from being really expensive, the heavier weight paper is actually prone to jamming in the smaller button machines. When you would make a button, you won’t have much benefit with the thicker paper. A lighter weight paper could get translucent and might end up with some of the metallic backing getting nearly visible through the paper depending on the design that you have. This is not the result that you would like to have. You must read the instructions carefully on the button machine because the choice of paper would rely on its recommendation. When you want to have this simple hobby, then you should invest in the less expensive equipment and just have fun in making buttons for your friends.