Button collection at the thrift store!
These moments are rare for me, but yesterday when I was thrift shopping I noticed a carded button display in the glass cabinet at the thrift shop. I really dislike having to ask them to open the cabinets as a rule, at thrift shops or anywhere else, but I was glad I did this time! Can you see where this cardboard is creased in the middle? That's where it was folded and put into a plastic bag. What I saw in the cabinet was actually only half of the button display, which I didn't find out until I purchased it for $3.79. What it lacks in beauty and presentation, I think, it makes up with charm! I was initially attracted to it only for the shell buttons... but when I got home I noticed the enameled ones, which made me very happy... as well as the additional quantity of pretty glass ones! There are a lot of whistles (one holed buttons), too. The one int he middle with the two diamond shapes is my favorite, and I noticed there is also a smaller version of the exa