The Golden Button Shop on ETSY

Sooooooo…. Many of you have been asking for it… SO here it is….. You can now buy some items from The Golden Button on Etsy….. If you would like to pick up locally and skip the shipping cost… Just message me on Etsy. 



Shopping at The Golden Button

The Golden Button specializes in local and handmade items. There are over 45 artists who sell their items at this tiny little shop in historical South Britain! When creating updates and posts we sometimes forget that the people reading this may not know that we sell items as well as offer classes and workshops!!!!

Here are some of our beautiful, locally made items!!!! Please consider supporting local shops and local artists when purchasing gifts and items for yourself and others!

We are getting ready for Fall! Lots of beautiful Linen bags, pottery, head bands, hand dyed, hand spun fibers, beautiful soaps, shirts, jewelry and much more!!!!

















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New Classes and Pysanky Egg Decorating

We just posted the new classes and workshops for April…


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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


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. or (203) 910-9948


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

(Ukrainian Egg Decorating!)

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


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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!  



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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!

How to Fill Easter Baskets!



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






Even great things for guys…..



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!!


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





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

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!


The Art Show

Here are pictures from our final Mini Summer Camp…. ART SHOW CAMP!!!!

We had a blast.

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Stop by The Golden Button tomorrow to get some great new items at the shop!!!!


Happy July

Just wanted to remind you that we are celebrating

Christmas in July


Join us on Saturdays in July!!!!

On Saturday, July 14, 21, and 28th  We will have tent sales in front of the shop as well as Christmas and holiday gifts making and crafts inside. Don’t forget to check in periodically to get more info….

Please email, call or stop by to sign up for these… 

July 14th: Learn how to make some old fashion ornaments

($10 per ornaments)

July 21st: Open craft hours… we will have how to’s appropriate for all ages. (more information to come)


July 28th: Learn to make books with Dennis and Krissy from Kleiner Eisbar !!! 

Learn how to bind a book… then decorated, and filled  it with drawings, notes, letters, or pictures as gifts for grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, or other loved ones!!! This is going to be wonderful!!!

(Ages 8 and up….Adults may sign up as well.cost is $30 for workshop and there will be a small fee for supplies!)


The Golden Button  is now on Hip in The Sticks!!!!!

check it out here….