Some Photos and Special Events!

Just a reminder… there is still time to sign up for these great events!!!!

-Parent/ Child Paint Night at Bent of the River! Friday, August 21st from 6-8 PM (This EVENT is at BENT OF THE RIVER in Southbury)

Join us at the Bent Barn to create a very cool painting of your favorite local animals or birds! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!! Cost is $60 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) Please meet in the Bent Barn. (Please contact The Golden Button to register)

-Kids Landscape Painting Day! (Ages 7 & up) Saturday, August 22nd from 2-4PM (This EVENT is at BENT OF THE RIVER in Southbury)

Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet! Cost is $25 plus a $12 supply fee. (Bring a friend and you both save $5!!!!)

–Needle Felting Hedgehogs or Otters: Wednesday, August 26th: 7:00 PM to 9:30PM (At The Golden Button in Woodbury)

Join us at the Golden Button on Wednesday, August 26th at 7 PM to create 3-D Hedgehog sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In this class students will create a 3 dimensional felted hedgehogs! You will have enough materials to make another one!!!
Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam)

To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948 or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com

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The Golden Button, Little Kids, Springy Art and MORE!

We are a little behind with postings and updating photos and all that good stuff! Here is a bunch of photos and other good things for you!

This Week at The Golden Button:

Friday, April 17th

* 5:30-6:30 PM: Join us for Springy Art ($20 for one class or sign up for all 3!) We are making giant flower or tree sculptures! CAN’T WAIT!

*A Very Special Paint Night for Kids and their Parents this Friday (April 17th!)

Bring your favorite little person and create a very springy (Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Painting!) Have a treat and enjoy spending time together! Miss Kate will guide you step by step to create these fun flowers! Then pick a quote and put it on your painting with our huge collection of letter stamps! Cost is $55 per pair (you each get your own canvas!)

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Other Important Events:

*Sunday, April 26th      2-5 PM         Needle Felting: Kittens

Join us at the Golden Button on Sunday, April 26th  at 2 pm to create 3-D Kitten sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In April’s class students will create a 4-5″, 3 dimensional felted cat!

Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam)

To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948 or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com

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*Saturday, May 2nd       2-4 PM          Art with Family and Friends (and Miss Kate) at Flanders Nature Center!!! 

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*Sunday, May 3rd      5PM to 8 PM      Paint and Wine (with Miss Kate) at Cafe City Hall!

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*Saturday, June 13th!       Save the date for The South Pomperaug Arts Festival

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SNOW DAY!!!

The Golden Button will be closed on Tuesday! (January 27th)

All Classes will be rescheduled. (If you are signed up for a class… we will be sending you a makeup time and date for the class you will miss) Stay warm and safe during the snow storm… and drink lots of hot chocolate, paint the snow with spray bottles full of food coloring and water and make cookies. 🙂

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Little Kids Art will begin NEXT week!!!

Tuesdays from 3:00 PM-4:00 ish

February 3, 10, 17, and 24th

Lets explore colors!!!! Each week we will focus on learning our colors while using new mediums and making fun art!!!

Some fun projects include….Color mixing with our feet! Making Valentines and rainbow stacking art!

Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join! Class is appropriate for all ages.

Cost: $65 plus $15 supply fee for 4 classes in February ❤

 

Here are some other  classes that begin this week!!! Sign up now for Valentine Making on Friday Nights and Moms… Here is one for you!!!

*Tea and Embroidery

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February 5, 12, 19, (3 week class)

Learn basic embroidery stitches and how to use them, practice transferring patterns, and create beautiful hand embroidered pieces. Transform store bought items or old favorites into beautiful one of a kind treasures!!! Learn to Embroider in a quiet calm setting with tea or coffee !

Cost: $50 plus $12 supply fee

 Visit our FEB 2015 Page for New Classes!!!

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I am working on a bunch of new things right now….. But I wanted to share a few things.

Today is Monday December 15th! WHOA That means we are going through December pretty fast… Here are some reminders for you!

 

Join us for Ornament Painting, Glitter Houses and Drop in Art this week!

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Monday (12/15), Thursday (12/18), and Friday (12/19) drop in between 1-6 PM and Sunday (12/21) from 12-5 PM 

*Wooden Ornaments are 3 for $16 or 6 for $30

*Glitter Houses are $18 each! (They are different than last years houses!!!! So if you already made one these are a new pattern!

*Or grab a canvas for $10 each! They all make really special gifts from your children to teacher, grandparents, and other special people!!!!

Then we are offering 2 Kids Nights out this weekend!!!!

Drop the kids off and grab some gifts, have dinner with friends or grab a drink while the kids work on projects!!!! Please sign up ahead of time! (Friday Night is almost full!!!)

*Friday, December 19th 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM: Winter Wonderland Night!!! Kids will create an awesome 3-d winter painting! Lots of fun objects and treasures to use!! Make a snowman and more!!!!! Little Kids are welcome to join!!!!! $30 per artist or $50 for two! (Stay a little longer!!!! till 9 PM for $10 extra!!! Make a glitter house too!!!!)

*Saturday, December 20th from 6:00- 8:00 PM: Gift Making Night!!!! Children will pick from a bunch of great holiday gifts DIY! Make some gifts for the people you love! $30 per artist or $50 for two! (Stay a little longer!!!! till 9 PM for $10 extra!!! Make a glitter house too!!!!)

 

*Little Kids Art! (Drop in on Wednesday from 11- 12 ($20 per child) 1743596_791930804208021_7142196276226711376_n

Here are some pictures from and Up-Cycling Class at The Woodbury Library! (and you can see my paintings in the background!!!!) 10366039_791933090874459_1959062787844489410_n 10380328_791932920874476_1887589853036875806_n 10401337_791933114207790_3457576528792200826_n 10419605_791932910874477_7186130456126724397_n

Then we had a Gingerbread Making Party on Saturday with Eat. Play. Live! Thanks Sharon!!!!10603631_791117070956061_6809038869405944234_n 10636247_791116767622758_574144345986764154_n  10858617_791116994289402_6499863962236484331_n

 Have a great day! January Classes will be posted very soon!!!!

This Week

Here are some important things going on this week…

-Today- Little Kids Art at 1 PM (Drop in $20)

-Friday- October 17th

– Hand Sewing Classes at 4:30
-Autumn Art at 5:30 
-Kids Guided Paint Night (Haunted House) at 7 PM

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-Saturday– Drop in between 11 and 1 PM (October 18th) to Make a Haunted House.

Haunted houses are $20 each

Paint a Picture of a Pumpkin for $10 each

or do both and save $5!

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-Sunday- Halloween Cooking Class for Kids with
Eat. Play. Live from 2-4 (Must sign up by Thursday night)

Ghoulish Veggie Dip in Spider Bread, Turkey Dog Mummies, Orange Snack-O’Lanterns, Goblin Grins & Edible Eyeballs and Jack-O-Lantern Smoothies!!!!

Cost is $20 + $10 Ingredient fee.


Sunday-Autumn Landscape Painting at Bent of the River in Southbury

October 19th from 2-4 

cost is $34 covers all supplies!


This Monday- Preschool Cooking Class from 10-11 AM

Breakfast Time: Fresh Fruit Muffins

Fruit, granola, and yogurt Parfait, and Breakfast smoothies!

($15 plus $5 supply fee)

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  –Little Kids Art

Mondays from 11:00-12:00 ish

October 20, 27 November 3, and 10th

Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join!

Cost: $65 plus $12 supply fee

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Please contact us for more information or to sign up for a class!!!


Little Kids Art on The Farm

Just a reminder…..

Needle Felting Curly Sheep Thursday at 6:30 PM,

Adult Painting (BYOB) Friday 7-9 PM,

and

Needle Felting Large Curly Sheep this Sunday 1-5 PM

All at CAST in Woodbury

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Here are some wet Llamas at Little Kids Art on the Farm!

Sign up now for the next session…

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Little Kids get to have fun on the farm! Explore and create fun new things and get your hands dirty! Miss Kate will be helping your children to create! All ages are welcome!

 

Class meets on Wednesdays at 11:30 AM

Bring a snack and drink to have at the farm if you want!!! Parents, grandparents or babysitters are encouraged to join in the fun! Wear old clothes!!!

See baby goats, llamas and enjoy being outside while we do some really fun artwork!!!

 

When: Class begins on June 4, 11, 18, and 25th

Time: at 11:30 AM to 12:20ish

Cost: $60 plus a $12 supply fee

Sign up now! Space is limited!

Art at the Farm!!!!

Here it is!!!!!! Our First Class at Rowanwood Farm in Sandyhook!!!!
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Little Kids Art!

Come join us at Rowanwood Farm in Sandyhook this Spring and lets explore!!!! Little Kids will get their hands dirty with Nature Sculpture!!!! Miss Kate will be helping your children to create with both natural and found objects, paint and other mediums to build beautiful natural sculptures! All ages are welcome!
Class meets on Wednesdays at 11:30!
Bring a snack and drink to have at the farm if you want!!! Parents, grandparents or babysitters are encouraged to join in the fun! Wear old clothes!!!
See baby goats, llamas and enjoy being outside while we do some really fun artwork!!!
Dates: Class begins on May 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
Time: at 11:30 AM (to about 12:15 or 12:30)
Cost: $60 plus a $12 supply fee
Sign up now! Space is limited!
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Don’t forget we are having Needle Felting Large Chickens which begins this Thursday at 6:30 PM In Woodbury!
Contact us for more info!!!

 

Classes Classes Classes!!!

Here are some photos from last weeks classes……. and some new classes to sign up for!securedownload-1Machine Sewing!

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Sign up now for Little Kids Art!! Fridays at 2 PM All ages are welcome to join! $14 per session. (Fridays in March!)securedownload-2Happy Birthday!!!

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Sign up for Pysanky..

Saturday March 15th at 11 AM

or

Saturday March 22nd at 11 AM

$40 per person (both classes are almost full!!!!)

Leave with the knowledge of Pysanky and all the supplies you need to make Ukrainian Easter Eggs at home!!!

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Sign up now for Needle Felting Lions:

Sunday, March 23rd at 2 PM

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

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Sign up now for Needle Felting Dragons!!!

This is a 2 session class

($60 for both classes!!!! Save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!)

Thursdays at 6:30 PM

March 20th and March 27th!

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Message us, email at goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com, call (203) 910-9948 or stop by to sign up for a class!!!

Creche Series and Much More!

New Creche series at The Golden Button!

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals guides us through this needle felting series! Create a beautiful handmade Creche before the holidays!!!! Next Thursday, October 10th: Create sheep and shepherds $40 ($35- save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles)
October 17th: Multitude of Angels $40 ($35)
November 14th: 3 Kings & gifts $40 ($35)
November 21st: Finishing Forum $25
There is still space!!!

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Here are some photos from Fridays Mommy and Mini Class and from Little Kids Art!

(If you are interested in participating in these series please contact us for more info!)

 

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Have a wonderful weekend!!! Don’t forget we are now open on Sundays from 11-4 PM and Closed Monday and Tuesdays!