24 March 2014

buttons


Op shops in Nelson NZ are very tempting. 


As much as I would have liked to clean up on casseroles and china, luggage allowance limited me to


vintage scarves and ties  (most now online in my etsy shops) and buttons!


I specially like the way the Hospice Shop sews them on old playing cards.



Some of the buttons have already found their new home......I was going to do a 'new knitting' post but this is the only item I made, however, aren't those wee square m-o-p buttons adorable?

 

All in all, I spent $20 - $25 over 7 weeks and I am only showing you a small fraction of the loot. Time and money well spent.




6 comments:

  1. You are doing well as usual Jan. Are those green thingies in the first photograph buttons? They are gorgeous.

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    1. 2 buttons and a buckle.....nice eh?

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  2. ooooh - buttons!!! You found some lovely ones (and I like the playing card idea too).

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  3. Those buttons are fab, especially the turquoise and green ones in the top picture.

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  4. It's been lovely catching up on your trips this morning with my green tea..
    From the wild chickens to the food.. welcome flag..blue skies..and heat:)
    Unlike here!

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  5. oh yes, I'm partial to the odd button too....

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