Category Archives: buttons

Buckles . . .books and buttons

If you collect buttons you find yourself with quite a few buckles in your possession.  Buckles just seem to slip naturally into those old button boxes.  Today’s post

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National Button Week 2015

Squeak!  Just getting in under the wire here—with nine little button goodies for you to ponder:

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A Christmas Button for You

I have a special button to show you today.  It is an antique Christmas button with a mistletoe pattern!

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The Art Scene in Glasgow

If I lived in Glasgow, I’d gather whatever grandchildren were available and go to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum  every Saturday.  One could easily spend the day there, including having lunch at the well-stocked serve yourself café.  It’s not … Continue reading

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Buttons Bought at Covent Garden Market London 2014

Whee! another London flea market—antiques featured on Mondays at the Jubilee Market section.  That old pair I hunted for last year “Bert and Ernie” were not there–tho a dealer led me over to their booth fully expecting them to be … Continue reading

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Buttons from Portobello Market

Who wants to see the buttons I bought at Portobello Market in London?  OK, then, come along . . .

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Interesting Buttons

Lately I’ve acquired some interesting buttons you might like to look at.  I like to wonder what clothing they were on– a pretty suit?  a man’s waistcoat?  a pink wool coat?

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Unusual Buttons of Shell or Mother-of-Pearl

Mother of pearl buttons are beautiful old buttons and are especially interesting when they have unusual embellishments or adornments. I’ll share a few with you today.

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Buttons on Cards, with marriage in mind Part 3

Now I hear wedding bells!  Thanks for all the creative pairings you made and shared with us.  

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Buttons on Cards, with marriage in mind Part 2

Do you have a clear impression of the 10 ladies on the button cards?– (see last post—Part 1 of this series . . .) Now, we’ll present the available men on the button cards.  But—! as my neighbor, Millie, used … Continue reading

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