Thursday, May 28, 2009

BUTTONS, BUTTONS AND MORE BUTTONS

Everywhere I look, I see jars of buttons.  I happen to love buttons, so this doesn't seem strange to me.

A mayo jar, a vintage canning jar and large pickle jar all provide homes for some of my collection.
Assorted vintage buttons.
These brass buttons came from a ship wreck that I dove on.
Mixed in with these jars of buttons are jars of beads and shells, which I also happen to love.
Even a vintage tin box provides storage space.
In the Planters Peanut can is pink sand and shells from Cat Island in the Bahamas.
Vintage and not-so-vintage shell buttons.
Vintage glass buttons.

Do you think I might have a sickness?

15 comments:

Karyn - (French Charming) said...

No way...You have a fantastic collection and the ship wreck buttons are so interesting, how old are they?

Maija said...

Let's just call it a "passion"! How very cool that you have buttons from a dive! With Daring Dan I suppose?

Shab-n-Chic said...

Button(s), Button(s), Who's Got the Button(s)? I know who! I loved playing that game as a child.

Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

It's not a sickness, it's a collection! How neat you've got some from a shipwreck, that's really neat. Happy day.

Sandy Michelle said...

All creative people are collectors!How amazing that you found some in a shipwreck!!!!

My Shabby Roses said...

Well, Nancy said what I was going to say so I won't repeat it. (o: But, boy I know who's got the button!

TUTU Monkey said...

Wow...now that is a ton of buttons!!!

The Vintage Rabbit said...

fun stuff!! Have fun this weekend?!!!

Joy~

Whimsical Creations said...

OMG! LOVE all the buttons! My mom would be drooling, too!

Petit Coterie said...

You sickness must be contagious, I love buttons as well. My favorite are the vegetable dyed buttons. I'm envious, you have way more than me.

Michelle Grace said...

Fabulous collection!

Janet said...

Not a sickness; just a fantastic collection! I thought I had a lot of buttons until I saw this post.

Beach Vintage said...

No, not a sickness, as I wish I could take all of these buttons for my craft room!Unless I too have a sickness...

City Farmhouse said...

So I am thinking you hoard buttons like I do fabrics....Nice collection!

maryboys said...

tamerie - i love these photos:) i have a love for buttons, too...