And closer up:
I'd heard of the Knopenwinkel --the Button Shop-- but wasn't able to squeeze in a visit, so seeing it from the canal was a nice surprise. I know another Button Floozy wrote about the shop several years ago, but I'd like to assure everyone that it's still around and that it's in a lovely area of the city.
I posted the picture on the Facebook page for my book, The Button Collector. I was happily surprised when Suzanne Goldsmith, a fellow author, sent me this picture of a button necklace her husband bought her at the very same shop:
Once again, I'm convinced that it's a small button world!