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Old Black Glass Buttons small to medium

I was so excited the day I saw this makeup advertising in a magazine–what a great button backdrop! said I.  And so I started—and am busy filling up 80 spaces—EIGHTY spaces of makeup splashes.  I still have a few blanks … Continue reading

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We’re in St. Louis! part V last two restaurants

On the last morning we went to the Creve Coeur library known as Thornhill. That’s where my old book club met—-where I borrowed lots and lots of books.  It was very busy. After that we drove the “long” way —that … Continue reading

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We’re in St. Louis! part three: Paul Manno’s Cafe and more

This is the new beautiful intersection at Creve Coeur in St. Louis MO.  When we left in 2003, work had just begun.  Now it’s lovely with floral plantings –in fact, many of the streets in St. Louis have nice garden … Continue reading

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National Button Week 2013 Part 4

Button collectors sometimes branch out into neighboring fields and in this case I mean NEIGHboring fields! These are bridle rosettes which were used in Victorian times to decorate special horseriding events. Of course, horses have been decorated since Egyptian days, … Continue reading

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The Antique Mall

Today I took a trip to a nearby Antique Mall.  I was looking for buttons. The sign outside said that there are 100 dealers.  Could be, because the place was really big. What do you like to look for?  This … Continue reading

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