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Key Chains-I made

I made lot of key chains for exhibitions. They were very much liked by the visitors and all were sold. Buttons, beads and sequins are used with felt. 17 more words

The Fairy Haberdasher

In my studio I have boxes and jars of buttons.

Made from all sorts of things – shell, metal, glass and paste, coconut shell, silk cord and clay. 74 more words

Garden Fairy's Wardrobe


So I kind of lost my mojo, I have no creative juices following at all currently which is rather frustrating, I just look at my work space for hours and nothing comes to me. 394 more words


Free Shipping: Good or Bad Idea?

I decided to offer Artsy Button Magnets in small sets of four in my new webstore because one of the decisions I made was to offer free shipping on all fixed priced items. 203 more words



I love cinemagraphs in general, and this takes the art form to a whole new level.  Click on the image for more of this artist’s work!


Mould for Livery Buttons

Marked Bullivant & Tipson, October 1830

Design for making livery uniform buttons; embossed design in the shape of a griffin.

Bullivant & Timpson were button makers, based on Great Charles Street, Birmingham, recorded in the trade directories from 1818 – early 20th century. 6 more words

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Office Tchotchkes... Button it!

Most every office in the world has some sort of knick-knack, a doo-dad, or tchotchke (pronounced: “chotch-key”). My office almost nothing but! This Office Tchotchke blog focuses on an ever-growing collection of personal flair… 404 more words