Thursday, 4 January 2007

Cute as a Button

I recently acquired these old buttons on cards.
I have been saving and collecting buttons most of my life. I have now got several jars and tins of them, and they include some of my grandmother's old coat buttons from the 50's and 60's. In recent months I have bought vintage buttons for not much money on Ebay.
The graphics on old button cards are so evocative of an earlier time. A simpler time?
I especially like the ones on the right. What a fantastic shade of green! They will be displayed for inspiration in my sewing room.

More button loveliness.