Showing posts from May, 2016

Buttons, Lace & Textiles

Here's a peak at some of the lovelies I have found this Spring More to peak at here at Vintage Connections .  Hope you are finding some treasures too!

Missouri Button Show

For the first time I attended the Missouri Button Club show at Lake of The Ozarks in Missouri. I really enjoyed seeing all the different priced buttons. From one dollar for the mother of pearl buttons up to $495 button for one of a kind ceramic button of maybe Marie Antoinette face on it or a King or Lord ? or some past Queen. Of course the $495 dollar buttons were on cards not in a pole box. It was so entertaining to dig through all the poke boxes from $1 up to $10 a button.I found everything I liked in the $3 poke box. I had never noticed this kind of button before,they really caught my eye                                                                 They are like a knot I found them so interesting  I love how they are twisted   I just love the designs  One of the ladies that went with me is from Columbia Missouri and Pamela came down from Iowa to go with us Thanks for looking. If you know their name please let me know. I know they are a celluloid b

Best of Nests Button Giveaway

I put together a collection of birds in nests (including a button nest) I've embroidered and I realized it had been ages since I did something fun like a I'm combining nests and giveaway... Check out the nests on my blog and leave a comment and I will pick a name Sunday and the winner will receive a hand painted antique MOP button... painted by me of course.…/05/best-of-nests-giveaway.h…