I've been finding random buttons around the house lately, so I decided to see what's out there as far as buttons go...here's what I found.
OK, well this is a little much and who has this many buttons?
I guess if you do, use a muffin pan as a sorter!
Here's some stuff that uses a lot less buttons and a hot glue gun...
I love the bird idea on this one! Cover up one hole with a felt wing and add the legs and beak...it's so simple!
This is a Martha Stewart creation...http://www.marthastewart.com/article/button-crafts
Now, I know I don't have these kind of fancy fun buttons just lying around, but you can buy bags of assorted buttons at craft stores, antique stores, etc. They're pretty cheap.