Category Archives: buttons

January buttons with interesting shanks

Hello–bought some “new” buttons at an antique shop yesterday and noticed that there was writing inscribed on the back around the metal shank. I couldn’t read what it said until I used a magnifying glass at home. Even then, it … Continue reading

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Visiting Yarmouth, Maine

O’Half and I — away we went to Yarmouth, Maine! It’s about a seven hour trip.  And we took Woody! 

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Some Old US Military Buttons

National Button Week! here are a few to ponder.  These old military buttons were all bought from one dealer a couple of years ago.  I am nearly clueless about these, so am relying on the little info tags that came … Continue reading

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Exploring an Old Tin of Buttons

Had some fun going through an old tin of buttons this afternoon. Don’t stop anything special you’re doing, but if you have a minute I’ll show you what I found . . .

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Christmas Buttons for Fun

Take a break from baking and buying and wrapping and decorating and . . . and just take a break for a minute or two to look at some new Christmas buttons—

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Titusville NJ Button Show Sept 12, 2015

It’s Saturday and today was the Titusville Button Show–didn’t see you there so I’ll let you catch up with some photos.

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Some Elsa Schiaparelli Buttons

The National Button Society convention will be meeting from July 26th to August 1.  Loic Allio–author of Boutons is scheduled to speak and I bet he will be mentioning Elsa Schiaparelli buttons! So I decided to republish my post from last year … Continue reading

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The Moose in Springtime (with buttons, too!)

Last winter I discovered a moose in our yard–right in our yard–in a tree ( There’s a Moose on the Loose )  and I thought you might like to see what he looks like in springtime.

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Titusville NJ Button Show May 2015

Yea!  It’s time for the spring button show at Titusville NJ! Rainy day, but mild—wild wisteria display halfway down River Road– and cute restaurant for lunch—at It’s Nuts!  but—-on to the show . . .

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Books and Buttons

Some people have asked me how I decide if a book should receive a 5 button review, or a 4 button review . . . a 3 button review, etc

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