All About Billy Buttons

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Billy what, you say? Wikepedia tells me they’re a real flower (Craspedia—you can read about them here) native to Australia, also known as woolyheads—equally cute! I’ve loved these tiny, cheerful stems of goodness ever since the first time I saw them.

 Yellow billy buttons in a wooden planter. RustopiaConsulting.com
 Yellow billy buttons in aqua ball jars with a yellow framed circular mirror in the background. RustopiaConsulting.com

Every time I use them in a space, they always get comments. My favorites one I’ve found were from Hobby Lobby. I should have bought as many as I could while they had them, because now they’ve changed the style (you can buy them here). I still like them…but it’s not love.

Other than the obvious cuteness factor of Billy Buttons, they are a fantastic accent…the perfect pop of color without being too loud or intrusive in your space. I am totally having a yellow moment right now, but then I discovered the flowers in a beautiful silvery blue! I bought them at Kirkland’s and, again, should have bought all of them, because now they’re nowhere to be found.

 Yellow billy buttons on a white background | Blog post via RustopiaConsulting.com
 Kitchen vignette using a turquoise wooden tray, wood orb, small plant, a light turquoise pitcher filled with yellow floral stems, and blue billy buttons. RustopiaConsulting.com

The color of these below is right on trend. (You can shop for them here.) 

 Three blue billy buttons in a vase | Credit: Berry Island | Blog post via: RustopiaConsulting.com

And I’m pretty sure there is nothing happier in the world than this delicious bunch below! (Buy them here.)

 A bundle of colorful billy buttons | Credit: The Felting Dorcas | Blog post via:  Rustopiaconsulting.com

Whether you’re styling a wedding, party, or your home…Billy Buttons are a fun and graphic way to add color! The hardest part will be deciding which color(s) to choose—they’re all so perfect!