New Items

Five local artists dropped off new items at the shop yesterday!!!! Stop in today or tomorrow or Saturday or Sunday for some beautiful hand made treasures!!! Don’t forget your 10% off coupon! Also you get a chance to win a custom portrait with each purchase you make in October!!!







Tonight is our second class in the Needle Felting Creche series….

Sheep and Shepherds!!!

at 6:30 PM tonight at The Golden Button!

If you would like to join us please send a email

even if you missed the first class you can come to other classes in the series!!

Here are some photos from an enrichment class I teach….. These are Autumn tree sculptures.

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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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Mother’s Day @ The Golden Button

Stop by The Golden Button for some special Mother’s Day gifts! All local and Handmade!!!

We also are having drop in Mother’s Day Craft Making this week!!!

Stop in between noon and 5 PM everyday this week till to make a special craft for Mother’s Day!!! (cost is $12) You can make mugs, tea cups, or garden stones! (Leave them overnight to be varnished or heat set)

All ages are welcome!


Poor and Pretty


Kate Stephen Jewelry


Lavender Dawn Jewelry


Red Barn Original- Needle Felting kits and supplies


Olive My Skin and Jewelry by Mary Comunale


Pottery By Deb McNulty


Marji Mitchell Gourds


Karen Lucid Ceramic Jewelry


Cards and Stationary by Bradleigh Huizinga


Felt Flower Pins by Rebecca Taylor

* Rebecca is teaching a Felt Flower Pin Workshop at The Golden Button on May 30th!


Cap Catchers


Art by Alyssa


Local yarns and fibers

Ornaments and a Party.


Lets see……

This Saturday is our Ladies Night!!!! Stop in between 5:30 and 8 PM to make your own Christmas tags (for free) do some shopping and have a treat!!!!

We will have Grand Prix Cigar Shop here so you can buy special gifts for your men! and Cider Mill Design will be dropping off their beautiful Terrariums!

Then Next week we will have Guy’s Night! so send your men to The Golden Button next Week…. Wednesday the 19th from 5-8 PM!!! We will have treats and wrapping!!!! and much much more!

We still have 6 more days of Ornament Painting at The Golden Button!!!! Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Drop in between 12 and 5 PM!!! Cost is $10 for 3 ornaments! Its so much fun wear a smock or an old t-shirt!!!









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Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends and family!!! We hope you have a beautiful day and eat lots of snacks!!!

We will be open tomorrow from 11-6 and Saturday from 11-6 for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday!

I am so very excited to announce that this Friday and Saturday we will have beautiful terrariums from Kim Charles of Cider Mill Design for sale here at The Golden Button!!!! and Hot Chocolate!!!

We will also have our Stocking Stuffing Station with lots of great local items! If you spend $30 in the stocking stuffing station you get a free stocking!!!!
Stop by and see us!!!
We will also begin our sewing Holiday gifts on Monday. We still have spaces available!!!
We will also be opening a second…….

  • Kids Holiday Gift Making (same as the Friday class just condensed into three sessions!)

Thursdays from 5:30-6:50

A three-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 we will also make pet gifts!

December 6, 13, and 20th

(Cost is $ 56 plus $15 supply fee)


We also have a few more spaces in Needle Felting Santas on Sunday, December 9th from 2-4


  • 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 covers all 3 classes!!!

Turkeys, Knitting, and Glass

Here are some photos from yesterdays Needle Felting Turkeys Class! We have a second class next Saturday November 17th from 2-4 PM!

Call or email to hold a space!

(203) 910-9948

We have a Holiday Gift Sewing Class beginning today at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

 and a Knitting Fingerless Gloves (or a scarf or a hat) Next Sunday, November 18 at 2:30 PM.



We have lots of great new items at the shop…



Glass and Enamel by Lavender Dawn

Beautiful Children and Baby Blankets by Eileen Gorham

This Week… Animals and Pumpkins

This week at The Golden Button…

New paintings….


New Flags….


New Card Designs….

Friday, October 19th: Make Your Own Animals Totem Amulet ($10)

(All ages are welcome to come create an animal sculpture out of clay but older children and adults will understand it more than others)

Learn how to find your animal totem! Then learn how to create it out of clay. Leave it overnight and have it turned into a wonderful permanent piece of art that you can wear or carry with you.


Paint a Pumpkin

Saturday, October 20th Stop by anytime between 1:00 to 5:00 to paint your very own wooden pumpkin cutout. All ages are welcome $5.00 per pumpkin! While pumpkins last!!! Wear a old t shirt or smock. Leave your pumpkin till Tuesday and we will varnish it for you!


Next Week is our One Year Anniversary!

October 26th:  Haunted House Sculpture ($20) (Ages 4 and up)

Build a haunted house out of lots of fun recycled and found objects. Make a hill, spooky house, make witches and ghosts crooked windows and much much more! Perfect scary sculpture for Halloween!!!




Spooky Stuff and New Items at The Golden Button!

Making Sketch Books for our Spooky Drawing Class that Begins this Monday….. you can still sign up

call or email (203) 910-9948


  • How to Draw Spooky Things…(ages 5 and up) 

Mondays at 4:15- 5:00 PM

Since Halloween is coming up sign up for a Halloween drawing class!  Learn to draw haunted houses, scary monsters, ghosts, jack-o lanters, witches moons, spooky cats and much more! Then on the last day of class make a super scary painting out of Halloween things!!!

October 15, 22, and 29th!

Cost is $45 plus $10 supply fee!

New Items at The Golden Button….





Come Needle Felt a Witch tomorrow Sunday, October 14th from 2-4 PM!

cost is $35 save $5 if you bring your own needles!



Hope you are having a happy Autumn day!