Christmas in July Painting Sale!!!


Christmas in July Painting Sale!!!!

Order your painting now through July 31st to receive a 25% off discount on custom paintings!

-Small Paintings (4×4, 6×6, and other similarly sized canvases will be created or $50.00) (Please only one character/ figure per canvas) (sale $37.50 if you order by July 31st!)

-Medium Paintings (10x 10 -12×12 to 11x 14 will run $100.00) (sale $75 if you order by July 31st!)

-Larger Paintings (18×18, 20x 20 and similar sizes will cost $150.00) (sale $112.50  if you order by July 31st!)

Extra large paintings and odd shaped canvases can also be created. Please contact us for additional pricing.

50% deposit is needed at time of order. You may pay the remainder of the balance when your painting is picked up.

Please email us at, stop in or call (203) 910-9948 to order your painting. You may email or drop off a photo for approval.

(Please allow up to 3 weeks for painting to be finished)




New Locally Made Items At The Golden Button

As always we have a lot going on at The Golden Button…. Tomorrow we have a Sketch Book Making class at 1:00 PM. It is also our final Christmas in July Sale.

We now carry beautiful photographs by local photographer… Pauly Occhialini….

We are also have these awesome Aluminum Can Airplanes by Chuck Argo ……

  • Next Week is Week 4 of our Mini Summer Camp… Most camps are totally full but there are a few spots left in I Love Jewelry and there is one space left in Art Show Camp.

Check here to find out more.

  • Open Painting Hours next Wednesday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:30 PM!!!!
  • August 5th is our Needle Felting : Dogs Workshop.

Learn how to sculpt a dog out of wool using special barbed needles. (cost is $35 save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

  • August is our Artist Demo Month. Each Saturday We will be having great artist Demonstrations as well as some classes and Workshops…

The Golden Button specializes in local handmade gift items, arts and crafts. On Saturdays, in the month of August, local artists and craftsmen, who sell their items at The Golden Button, will be putting on demonstrations and workshops to showcase their talents. Everyone is invited to stop by, watch, learn and try something different! Meet some very talented people and learn something new! There may even be treats and a giveaway!!!

On Saturday, August 4th

1:00 PM Eileen Gorham and Kate Gorham will be demonstrating crocheting.

Eileen Warner and Ann Deduck of Alpaca Hill Farms in Seymour will show off their knitting skills.  Sale on Local yarn and Alpaca prints. (Stop by to say hello and meet the artists)

Saturday, August 11th:

At 1:00 PM Kate Gorham will be demonstrating how to create felt food! Come and learn how to make felt food and get a kit for $12. (children 8 and up) Hand Sewing with needles… (Please call ahead to sign up for this event)

At 3:00 PM Kate Gorham Owner of The Golden Button will be demonstrating painting then for $10 you may create a masterpiece of your own to take home! All Ages welcome

On Saturday, August 18th

At 1:00 PM Rose Garbein will demonstrate spinning techniques

3:00 PM Rachel Gerowe will teach you how to needle felt. (Adults and Teenagers please) There is a suggested donation of $5 that will be donated to the Southbury Food Bank.

Saturday, August 25th

12:00 PM- Jessica  of the Small Things Soap will be teaching children how to hand paint soaps. The cost is $10 per child.

At 1:00 PM  Bradleigh Huzinga will do a card making Demonstration

At 3:00 PM Dennis and Krissy of Kleiner Eisbar will have a book binding class: Learn to make a Slab Binding  (ages 8 and up to adults)(cost is $30 plus $5 supply fee!) ((Please call ahead to sign up for this event)

Email us at We have changed our hours. The Golden Button is now open from 11:00 Am to 6:00 Pm Tuesday through Saturday. Come visit.

Vote for The Golden Button!!!

Click on the link and vote for The Golden Button for Readers Choice

Favorite Gift Shop in Southbury!!!!!!

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Thanks!!!! We have Till August 17th!!!

What else…

We got some really great new Locally made gift items at the shop!! (Pictures to come)

Today was the first day of Week Three: Mini Summer Camp!

Art Camp!

The children tried several different watercolor techniques!

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Tomorrow: Pastels!!!

This Saturday is our final Christmas in July Sale!!! There is still time to sign up of for this..

Blue Birds




Here are some photos from today… Needle Felting with Rachel Gerowe!!!

We made blue birds.



Our next Needle Felting Workshop is on Sunday August 5th at 2:00 PM. We will be making dogs!!!

Sign up now!!!

Don’t forget we are now open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Tuesday- Saturday!

We are having our Christmas in July on Saturday!

We still have spaces open for Notebook Making on Saturday at 1:00 PM!!!!

This week of Mini Summer Camp is: Art Camp!!!! Beginning on Tuesday Evening!

Alpaca Hill Farm

My husband and I were very very lucky to be invited to Alpaca Hill Farm in Seymour, CT to visit Tom and Eileen and their animals. Including their special surprise…. A beautiful newborn alpaca named Angel!!!!

Thats correct… a surprise!

Here are a few photos from our visit.

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Eileen and her sister, Ann, will be doing a Knitting Demonstration at The shop on August 4th to kick off Artists Month at The Golden Button. On Saturdays in August we will have many of our local artists demonstrating and teaching their art!

We also have three new born baby kittens next to the store!!!! Ava (you may have seen her visit) who lives next door with the twins (you may have seen them visit) had three babies last night!!!! They will be looking for homes in a month or two!!!!

*Many of the Mini Summer Camps are FULL!!! There are only a few spaces left in weeks 5-7!!! 


Visit us tomorrow to make some Christmas Ornaments at our Christmas in July Sale!!!!


Doughnuts and Pillowcases


There is a lot going on at The Golden Button this summer. Here are a pictures from this weeks Mini Summer Camps. We like to take pictures!!!

The Sewing camp is working on “House and Flower” pieces in embroidery hoops… and Felt Food Doughnuts! We are having a great time!!!

Summer Night Camp made “Bug Terrariums”, drawings, and awesome Night Time Pillowcases!

The huge flowers were a custom order made for a wedding shower this weekend!!! I had to share the pictures of the little girls next to the huge flowers!!!

Come visit this Saturday for the Christmas in July sale and ornament making!!!! Check Facebook for more info! 11-6 pm Saturday all ornament making for all ages! lots of options cost is $7- $12 depending on which ornaments you want to make!!!

Christmas in July

Next Saturday we will be having a Christmas in July Sale

On July 21st you may come to The Golden Button to make awesome Christmas Ornaments or decorations!

Lollipop Decorations……

Old Fashion Ornaments ($10)

Both of these are meant for children ages 8 and up.  (Note-These are made with beads and pins)

There will be other options for younger children.

We will also be having a Christmas in July Sale!!!!

This week at The Golden Button is Week Two of Mini Summer Camp!!! Sewing Camp and the second round of Summer Night Camp…. You can see pictures of last weeks camp here!

Week One- Summer Mini Camp

Today week one: Summer Night Camp finished up… Here are some photos of the happy little campers.

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Saturdays in July are our Christmas in July Sale.

We are going to have old fashion ornament making tomorrow for $10 each.

(styrofoam, pins, and beads for kids 8 and up)

Don’t forget we have new hours..

Tuesday- Saturday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sunday and Monday we are closed.

Back from Vacation!!!

The Golden Button will be open today from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM!!!

Week One- Sumer Night Camp begins today from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Needle Felting Birds tonight from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Come by and get some handmade local gifts!!!!

This bench is for sale! It was made in Beacon Falls. It is wonderful!!!

This Saturday  (and The rest of the Saturdays in July) is our Christmas in July Sale!!!!