This week at The Golden Button!

Pop in Wednesday afternoon between 1 and 5 for Drop In Art!


We are getting ready for Small Business Saturday! Join us for hot cocoa, snacks,  arts & crafts, and huge sales on Miss Kate’s paintings, fox scarves, and nutcracker dolls!

-Holiday Art: Drop in Hours! Friday, November 27th drop in between 11-5 PM

Create Winter wonderland Glitter (Putz ) Houses, Paint Ornaments, Create gifts and more!

-Small Business Saturday! Come support small businesses!!!! Saturday, November 28th drop in between noon-5 pm

Pop in for a little Art and Celebration! We will be open for you and your kids to create! Have some hot chocolate and get in the mood to celebrate! Huge sale on Miss Kate’s Paintings, fox scarves and more!!!! They make great holiday gifts! Create Winter wonderland Glitter (Putz ) Houses, Paint Ornaments, create gifts and more between noon-5 PM


Don’t forget to sign up for December classes! Lots of sewing, gift making and paint nights!




Sign up now for some Summer fun!!! Kids, teen, and adult classes…June-july2014 June-July2014

Contact us about private classes too…

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Nature Art Classes!


and contact us for custom paintings and murals!


Christmas Time

Last Minute Rush Paintings….Will be ready to pick up on Christmas Eve at The Golden Button!! Must order them before December 19th!


The Golden Button will be open late this Thursday and Friday! Thursday we will be having a Needle Felting Class with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Sign up and you may choose to create a Polar Bear, a Penguin or a Santa!!!

Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)

Time: 6:30 to 9 ish PM



There is still time for local shopping and ornament making at The Golden Button!!!

All ages are welcome to drop into The Golden Button to create beautiful wooden ornaments that will last for years to come! Wear a smock or old shirt! Lots of fun!!!

Cost is $12 for 3 ornaments.  From noon to 5 PM

WednesdayDecember 18th

Thursday, December 19th

Friday, December 20th

Saturday, December 21st

Sunday, December 22nd

Monday, December 23rd

Tuesday December 24th (noon to 4 PM)

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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)



Open Ornament Painting!!!

Open Ornament Painting at The Golden Button!

This and every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from now till Christmas!!!! You do not need to call ahead! Just show up! Cost is $10 for 3 ornaments! Wear an old shirt or smock!!!! All ages are welcome!

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Stop in and make something fancy!!!

We also have a ton of new items! Lots of great gifts and wonderful cards and beautiful jewelry!

Here are some beautiful gift tags from Stationerium!


I also want to remind you that we are having a

Christmas Card Party!!!!

On Friday, December 21st at 8 PM- You and your child can

come make Christmas tags and note cards with Bradleigh Huizinga of Stationarium.

Cost is $35 plus a $5 supply fee for you and your child (or a special little friend) (covers the 2 of you)!! We will watch Christmas Movies and craft!!! A great way to enjoy your holiday season with you children.

Add another child for $18

Call ahead and save your spot. Space is limited!!

and Guy’s Night and Lady’s Night coming up next week!

Lady’s Night Out! Come to The Golden Button on Saturday, December 15th from 5:30 to 8 PM. Leave the kids at home and get some one of a kind holiday gifts! Fill out a WISH LIST, have a beverage and make your own gift tags!!!!

Guy’s Night Out! Men stop by and do some shopping on Wednesday, December 19th… From 5-8 PM!!! Snacks, sales, wrapping and a giveaway! We will even make it easy for you… check and see if your loved ones have a wish list in our WISH LIST catalog!


Oh!!! I forgot to mention that we are still taking orders for commissioned paintings and Art Bags and Needle Felted ornaments and other custom things at the shop! Call, email, or stop by for more info!

Holiday Season Things!

Holiday Events, Classes and Parties

Holiday Events and Classes

It is never to early to start preparing for the Holiday Season, especially with so many artists and crafters around. Get ready for  the holidays at The Golden Button… Don’t forget to shop Local and Handmade! We will be open on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Christmas Eve!

We have everything you need for wonderful local and handmade gift giving! We have perfect one of a kind gifts for everyone in your life including personalized/ custom paintings!

Here are some wonderful holiday workshops, classes, and parties we are offering this year!

Order your Paintings Now! Paintings can take up to 2 weeks to finish!

Sign up now….

  • Kids Holiday Gift Making (November into December)

Fridays from 5:00- 6:00 PM (ages 6 and up)

A four-session gift making class where each week children will learn how to create different gifts for everyone! Week one: we will focus on mothers, Aunts, Grandmas and teachers, Week two: we focus on Dads, Uncles, Grandpas, and other men, Week three: we will make gifts for friends, or siblings and week 4: we will make pet gifts!

November 30, December 7, 14, 21

(Cost is $ 56 plus $15 supply fee)

  • Sewing Holiday Gifts (Begins this coming Monday!)

Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 PM (Teenagers and Adults)

A four-week Sewing class for beginners and advanced beginners learn how to make different gifts for everyone in your life! Bring your own sewing machine to work on. Each week we will create a new gift for the holidays! Each week we will work on new projects for the women, Men, Children and pets in your life!

Taught by Maura Bergman

Monday, November 12,19th and 26th and December 3rd.

Cost is $75 plus $20 supply fee

  • Three Part Holiday Card Making

Bradleigh Huzinga of Stationarium will be having a wonderful  Holiday card and tag making workshop.

Wednesday, November 28th, December 5th and December 12th

Two classes:

children: Wednesdays from 6:00-6:45 PM (5 and up)

Adults: Wednesdays from  7:00 – 8:00 PM (adults)(you are welcome to BYOB!)

For November 28: 3 Christmas/holiday cards
For December 5:   6 gift tags
For December 12: 3 mini milk carton treat boxes
Forget buying cards for the holiday that people don’t save… Make your own beautiful paper cards, Bradleigh will walk you through the process and you will have a whole selection of holiday cards and tags just in time for the holiday season! Participants will be able to purchase supplies to make multiples of everything made during the workshops, and may also purchase the stamps used.
Cost $50 plus a $12 supply fee


Needle Felting:  Old World Santas (Two Dates) 

Sunday, December 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Sunday, December 16th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Rachel Gerowe will teach you how to sculpt beautiful Santas with wool and special needles.

Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

Open Ornament making

Just Like Last Year!!! Drop in During Open Ornament Making hours and get 3 ornaments for $10! All ages welcome bring your smock!  Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December! Drop in between 12:00 to 5:00!

Private Ornament Making Parties

Plan ahead for private parties in December.

The Golden button will supply everything you will need to host your very own ornament making party! Hot cocoa, crafts supplies, paint, glue and so much more… Including a set of invitations!

Dates are limited book a Party Now!


We can accompdate all ages. Perfect for a little family get together. Adults love these parties just as much as children!

Contact us for pricing and to book your day in advance!



Incase you are wondering… The Golden Button did not disappear or anything…

It looks that way… because we took down the signs so they don’t smash anything in the storm.

I hope you are all safe and home with your families. Please be careful and make the best of your day off.

(If you have one)

I have recounted the Button Jar and will announce the winners of the Button Jar and the Facebook giveaway this week!!!!


Check to see what classes we have for November by clicking here!

and order custom paintings and portraits now for the holidays.

Kate Gorham 2011

Commissions for The Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner we are beginning to think about the perfect, handmade, one- of -a-kind gifts for the people in our lives…

Kate Gorham, a local, award winning painter and illustrator, will be offering custom paintings.

Have a custom piece of artwork created for you based on a photo of your choice. Kate will paint anything you like….Portraits, Pets, Cars, animals, birds, you name it! We are offering a limited number of commissions before the holidays! Please give us 2 weeks to complete your custom painting.

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Your painting will be made with high quality Acrylic Paints on canvas available in several sizes. Your painting will be varnished when dry. Please select your size at time of order.

Small Paintings (4×4, 6×6, and other similarly sized canvases will be created or $65.00)

Medium Paintings (10x 10 -12×12 to 11x 14 will run $120)

Larger Paintings (18×18, 20x 20 and similar sizes will cost $175)

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 send a clear photo.