What Are Custom Photo Buttons?

Custom photo buttons are pin-back plastic buttons that contain a round piece of vinyl with your photo printed on. When you order these photo buttons, you can select from a variety of sizes and upload your custom image to make them one-of-a-kind. You can see some examples below.

Custom photo buttons are an easy, affordable way to create unique accessories with the images that mean the most to you. From wedding photos and family portraits to pet pictures and vacation memories, these personalised pins make it possible for you to display any image in style. Read on to learn more about how custom photo buttons are made and how they can be used as stylish fashion pieces or decorative accents.

How Custom Photo Buttons are Made

If you don't want to DIY custom photo buttons, you can simply order them. After you order your buttons, we get to work and produce your custom pin-back beauties in four working days. Here is what happens behind the scenes:


First, we print your photo onto our most popular material: white vinyl. It is not only super durable, but forms the perfect white canvas for creating stunning and vibrant colours. To get the best print quality, we use the HP Indigo Press - the Rolls Royce of digital printers.


Then, it is time to cut your photo. The buttons we offer are round and available in several sizes. Depending on your choice, we cut your photos to size using a digital cutter. This allows a precise and professional finish.


And finally, we turn your photo into a button using our state-of-the-art button machine.


Benefits of Custom Photo Buttons

No matter if you want to use your custom photo buttons as a gift for family and friends or to promote your business, there are plenty of benefits that come with them.


Custom photo buttons are an affordable and long-lasting option for those looking to create unique accessories or promotional items. These pin-back plastic buttons contain a round piece of vinyl with your chosen photo printed on, allowing you to display any image in style. Not only are custom photo buttons low cost but they can last for years, making them an ideal choice for gifts or decorations that will stand the test of time.

Creative Possibilities

Custom photo buttons allow you to get creative and design unique shapes, sizes, and colours. Whether you’re looking for something special to commemorate a special occasion or need something practical for a marketing campaign, custom photo buttons can be tailored to meet your needs. With our wide range of custom options, there are no limits to what you can create.


The pin-back design of these buttons makes them perfect for taking to conventions, trade shows, or other events. Unlike posters, flyers, and banners which require more space to transport, custom photo buttons are extremely lightweight and portable. This means you don’t have to worry about lugging equipment around or taking up valuable space in your vehicle.


Having a versatile product like custom photo buttons means you can create specialised items for different occasions or target markets. Whether it’s corporate events, sports teams, family reunions or weddings, you can make special pins to mark the occasion and express yourself! You could also use these pins to promote your business by sharing them at trade shows and conventions or even offering them as free gifts with purchases.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Custom Photo Buttons

Now that you know what custom photo buttons are, how they are made and why you should use them, there is only one question left to answer: how can you create the perfect photo button?

Choose the right size for your photo buttons

Choosing the right size for your custom photo buttons is crucial to ensure that they look their best. The visibility of your photo depends on the size you choose, as well as how much detail you can fit into it. Luckily, there’s a wide range of sizes available—from 2.5 cm to 5 cm—so you can find one that will work for whatever design or image you have in mind.

Use a high-resolution image

If you want your photo buttons to look sharp and clear, then it’s important that you use a high-resolution image. Low-resolution images will become pixelated when printed onto the button, so it’s best to stick with an image that has at least 300 dpi (dots per inch).

Take advantage of online customisation tools

When you order your custom photo buttons, you’ll have access to a range of online customisation tools that will help bring your design ideas to life. These tools come with options like colour selection, fonts, and text placement, which can be used to create a truly unique button.

Invest in professional printing services

Investing in a professional printing service is the best way to ensure your custom photo buttons look perfect. Professional printing services can provide the highest quality prints with vibrant colours, sharp details, and precise cuts for your photos. With us at Sticker it, you can be sure that our state-of-the-art button machine and HP Indigo Press can provide you with the highest-quality printed buttons.

Custom photo buttons are a fun and easy way to showcase your creativity, promote your business or commemorate special occasions. With their low cost, creative possibilities and portability, there’s no better way to express yourself than with custom photo buttons!

From wedding photos and family portraits to vacation memories and pet pictures, these personalised pins make it possible for you to display any image in style. With the right size, high-resolution image and professional printing services, your custom photo buttons will look sharp and unique—making them perfect for any occasion or event.

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