I decided on small jars meant for spices to help everything organized. I had these colorful spice jars on hand already, but you can find similar colorful ones here on Amazon, or clear ones here.
I separated my buttons into 13 categories. Black, White, Red, Orange, Dark Blue, Light Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow, Brown, Grey, Purple and Metallic. I keep all of the buttons except the gold and silver ones on a shelf about my pegboard organizer. Since many of my metallic buttons are the larger, almost brooch like, they sit in a candy jar in another spot in my craft room.
My button shelf can always make me smile. I love looking at the organization of it all. What crafting supplies are your favorite?