Showing posts from February, 2018

More rescued buttons

I rescued some more buttons bags from the thrift store this weekend, and took time to sort them on a cold, dreary afternoon, which I find so relaxing . There were carded buttons, many of which were very common and unexciting:  Common  Better - complete, and would make for good crafting, as well as nice little gifts Best - pretty cards, mother of pearl, glass, and charming old plastic -- check out the pretty blue mother of pearl embedded in Lucite card in the middle There were also these sad little "sick" buttons that would've been so pretty with their pink paste jewels -- but I'm doubtful they can be saved. Tons of colorful buttons that are perfect for crafts Some lovely glass and china buttons including these old, interesting buttons that are like paperweights -- very tiny ovals, with flowers under glass older embellished "shell" buttons, and some fun sparkly gem buttons And -- always my favorite -- mother of pearl and shell; I