Springy Things!

OPEN ART

Eggs and Bunnies! Drop in Art! 

You do not need to call ahead to sign up for these drop in hours!!!! Just swing in when it works for you!!!

securedownload-9 copy

securedownload-13

securedownload-9

Drop by The Golden Button to make Spring or Easter art!

  • Sunday: March 8th between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM (No Bunnies)
  • Saturday, March 14th between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM
  • Sunday: March 15th between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
  • Sunday: March 22nd between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: March 29th between 12:00 AM and 2:00 PM
  • Friday, April 3rd between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 4th between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM

Pick your projects:

*Paint Wooden Eggs- Take your pick of wooden or paper mache eggs to decorate! We will be using acrylic Paint (it is non toxic but will stain clothes!)to decorate these wonderful little eggs! Make a bird egg, a dragon egg or an Easter Egg! We will varnish them so they last forever! Cost is $5 per egg!

*Paint a Spring Bunny!!!!- Paint and decorate a great big cardboard and paper mache bunny sculpture! Make it white, make it pink, make it brown and cover it in sparkles if you like!!!! Cost is $20 per bunny! (Bunnies will be ready on March 14th)

*Spring painting!!!! Create a bright and colorful painting of anything you like on an adorable little canvas! Cost is $10 per canvas!


Here are some photos from Painting Classes on Wednesdays! The girls focused on layering paint and creating texture! They also focused on Cool Colors and Warm Colors!

Advertisements

Happy Easter

 

The Golden Button would like to wish you a Happy Easter!

6a0120a5c8d9a9970c017c382d5a64970b-800wi(How cute is this bunny? I found this picture here)

Eat lots of delicious foods and spend time with the people you love!

I will be finishing up some projects and creating new ones and doing some gardening… as long as it doesn’t rain.

I also plan on eating lots of yummy chocolates today.

Oh yes…. The Golden Button is closed for Easter.

 

New Classes and Pysanky Egg Decorating

We just posted the new classes and workshops for April…

 

pysanky invite2

Classes and Workshops

 

 

  • Little Kids Art on Thursdays

    (ages 3-5)

Class begins at 1:00 and goes till 1:45 PM

March 28th, April 4, 11, 18 and 24th

Little kids Art. Children get creative with paper towel art, color exploration and building! Lots of fun

Cost is $64 plus $16 supply fee.

 

  • Little Kids Art on Fridays (ages 3-5)

Class begins at 2:00and goes till 2:45 PM

April 5, 12, 19 and 25th

Little kids Art. Children get creative with paper towel art, color exploration and building! Lots of fun

Cost is $50 plus $14 supply fee.

 

  • Flower Workshop

Class begins at 5:00 and goes till 5:45 PM

Thursdays in April 4, 11, 18 and 25th

 

Learn how to make flowers out of paper, draw, print, and sculpt flowers! Each class kids will learn  and explore while creating flowers out of different materials!

Cost is $56 plus a $12 supply fee

 

  • Color Design

Class begins at 5:00 and goes till 5:45 PM

April 12, 19 and 26th

Create art based on Color. Learn about color mixing, cool and warm colors, as well as design and much more. Each week we will try new materials and techniques.

Cost is $45 plus a $15 supply fee

 

  • Needle Felting: Gnomes

securedownload-15

Sunday, April 14th from 2-4 PM

Join Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals to learn how to Needle Felt a Gnome!

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

 

  • Beginners Knitting

Class begins at 6:30 and goes till 7:30 PM

April12, 19 and 25th

Three part class for Knitting Beginners taught by Patti Clark of Maple View Farm. Learn how to Knit: Cast on, Knit, Purl and Cast off. Learn the basics with simple patterns.

Cost: $75 (You will receive a supply list before the class begins.)

 

 Email, call or stop by to hold a space in one of these wonderful classes. 

goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com or (203) 910-9948

 

 Here are Photos From last nights Pysanky Class with Marcus Klimm….

(Ukrainian Egg Decorating!)

pysanky invite2

We learned how layer beeswax, vibrant dyes and traditional designs to create these beautiful eggs!

     securedownload-1

securedownload-3 securedownload-4            securedownload-2


securedownload-5

securedownload-12       securedownload-7

 securedownload-8

securedownload-9

securedownload-10

securedownload-11

After you finish your eggs you use the flame from the candle to melt the layers of beeswax off your egg to expose your beautiful egg decorations!  

securedownload-13

securedownload-14

securedownload-15 securedownload-16 securedownload-17

securedownload-18

securedownload-19 

Please let us know if you would be interested in trying Pysanky…. We have had some interest in doing a class after Easter and if we have enough people who are interested we will see if Marcus would like to come back to

The Golden Button!

Drop in next Saturday, March 30th  Between 12 and Noon to create some beautiful Wooden Eggs just in time for Easter! Cost is $6 per wooden Egg. All ages are welcome to join!

Needle Felting Chicks and Ducks

We are all stocked up with needles and foam and fiber and yarn and needle felting kits!

securedownload-14

Here are a few photos from my trip to Rowanwood Farm to pick up more colored roving!

securedownload-9Thats me… getting kissed by a Llama! They were taller than me … so I had to stand on a rock!

securedownload-10

securedownload-11

Here are the first two baby goats born this year! I got to snuggle them. I will have a photo soon.

securedownload-12 securedownload-13

Here are photos from Sundays Needle Felting class

Chicks and Ducks….

securedownload-1

securedownload-2

securedownload-3  securedownload-5 securedownload-6 securedownload-7

securedownload-8

securedownload-4

How to Fill Easter Baskets!

 

 

We have really wonderful items to fill up some Easter Basket…..

securedownload-3

securedownload-4

securedownload-5

securedownload-6

 

Even great things for guys…..

securedownload

 

Plus we have new items…

New Locally made and grown Gourd Bird Houses! Put them out soon because the little birds are getting ready to make their nests!!

 securedownload-23

New Olive My Skin items!!! (Bunny Soaps!!!)

securedownload-24

 

 

securedownload-25

Don’t forget …. If you would like a Limited Edition Animal Print made by Kate Gorham…. Swing by The Golden Button and get one (free) with your purchase! (of $5 or more) securedownload-26

Needle Felting!

Needle Felting Chipmunks and Squirrels…. We always have so much fun with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals!

securedownload-28

securedownload-29

securedownload-30

securedownload-31

securedownload-36

 

securedownload-38

securedownload-39

securedownload-40

securedownload-41

 

securedownload-43

securedownload-44

 

Upcoming Needle Felting Classes…

Ducks and Chicks:

securedownload-32

Sunday, March 17th from 2-4 PM

Join Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals to learn how to Needle Felt a chick or Duckling just in time for Spring or Easter!

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

Foxes:

734647_462318623835909_1723075139_n

Sunday, March 24th from 2-4 PM

Join Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals to learn how to Needle Felt a fox!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

 Gnomes:
securedownload-15
Sunday, April 14th from 2-4 PM

Join Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals to learn how to Needle Felt a Gnome!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

Happy Easter

Today we had a very special little boy at The Golden Button….. Chase.

Chase is turning six months old next week and I love him.

Chase brought his Mom and Dad with him to paint his very first Easter Egg!

 
 
These are a few paintings I finish this week…..
 
 
 

I hope that you have a wonderful Easter!!!!

I am hoping to sleep in tomorrow, do some gardening, and take a nap. Oh and eat chocolate!

Happy Birthday to my good friend, Avril!!!

Earth Day!

I am happy to announce:

The Golden Button

will be at

The Earth Day Celebration at

Hollow Park in Woodbury on April 21st!

Come see us!!!

Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!

Its Easter Weekend!!!!

We are closed on Sunday for Easter…. but we are open today and tomorrow for Wooden Egg Painting!

Today from 2-5 pm

and Tomorrow from 12-5

 wear a old t-shirt or a smock!

(cost is $6 per egg)

We also have some great little basket stuffing items and Easter gifts for your family members!!!

I also want to say Happy Birthday to my Amazing Mother, Eileen!

I am very lucky to have such a wonderful Mother!!!!!