We have had a lot of classes this week….

Little Kid Art

Making houses for toads




Drawing a toad!







Needle Felting: Frogs and Toads










Little Kids Art and New Classes!

Here are some upcoming classes for adults and teens….

Needle Felting


Needle Felting Frogs: Thursday May, 16th 6:30- 9ish PM

Needle Felting Cows or Horses: Sunday, June 9th 2-4ish PM

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals teaches you how to make a sculpture out of wool! Cost is $35 per class

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

Felt Flower Making 

Thursday, May 30th at 7:00 PM

Create felt and fabric flower pins with Rebecca Taylor. (You do need to use a hot glue gun.. You may bring your own or we have some!) They are soooo cute! Rebecca makes those beautiful Felt flower pins that we sell at The Golden Button!

Cost is $25 plus $5 supply fee.

Flower How-To Instructions-1 copy copy

Adult Paint 


Come and paint a picture with Miss Kate! You do not need to know how to paint. Come, relax and have fun. Bring a friend and have a drink! Mom’s night out!

BYOB each week 7-9 PM

Friday May 17th: Learn how to paint a bird or owl

Friday, May 24th: Learn how to paint your favorite flower

Friday May 31st: Learn how to paint an animal.

Cost is $25 per night.

Space is limited! Cost covers all supplies!

Here are some photos from Mother’s Day Craft Making…

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Here are photos of Little Kids Art on Thursdays… Making Nature Sculptures…

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Here are some photons from Art Enrichment…




New Classes and Workshops

New classes at The Golden Button….


 Little Kids Art Class (ages 3-5)

Class begins at 1:30 and goes till 2:15 PM


Little kids will create art based on patterns. We will talk about patterns and use collage, fabric, printmaking and natural and found objects to create artwork based on pattern.

Class will meet from 1:30 to 2:15 PM on

February 27th , March 6th, 13th and  20th

Cost is $50 plus $13 supply fee.




          Paper Flower Workshop
Kids: 4:30 to 5:15 PMAdults: 5:30 to 6:15 PmLearn how to make flowers out of paper! Each class we will learn the basics of creating flowers out of different materials! These beautiful flowers can be made for parties, as gifts and as so much more! There are two sessions one for kids and one for adults.

Class meets on Thursdays in March  (7,14, 21, and 28th)

Cost is $60 plus a $15 supply fee (please specify adult or child class when you sign up)


Beginners Embroidery Sampler (ages 8 and up)

            5:00 to 5:45 PM

Learn basic stitches and how to make a stitch sampler. We will also begin to make items with embroidered details that you can really use! This historical art is getting more and more popular! Design your own sampler and Take home your own embroidery kit!

March 15, 22, and 29th.

Cost is $45 plus $15 supply fee


Wooden Easter Egg Painting

12:00 to 5:00 PM

Stop in and paint beautiful wooden Easter eggs that will last forever!

Call ahead to hold eggs or just stop in! All ages are welcome to come!!! Wear an old t-shirt or smock!

Cost is $6 per egg. (leave them overnight to be varnished!)

Saturday, March 16, 23rd and 30th



            Needle Felting: Foxes


Sunday, March 24th we will be making Foxes

Time: 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Learn how to make a fox sculpture out of wool with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals.

Cost: $40 includes materials to make a fox in class and another at home. (Bring your own needles and foam and save $5)

Sign up now Space is limited.

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

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


Here are some photos from my Printmaking class last night…







Join us….

Valentine Making Kits are all ready! Stop in during our Open Valentine Making hours this week…. Get a kit of cards, envelopes, and tags to decorate and adorn with lots of crafty valentines treasures.

*Open Valentine Making

Stop by The Golden Button during our Open Valentine Making Hours and create fun Valentines!
We will have a large collection of supplies, papers, hearts, stamps, lace and other supplies to create your Valentines.
(This is a self guided workshop) All ages welcome.

Wednesday, February 6th (12-5 PM)
Friday, February 8th (12-5 PM)
Saturday, February 9th (12-5 PM)
Sunday, February 10th (12-2 PM)
Wednesday, February 13th (12-5 PM)

Cost is $ 14 per person per kit


Local Love @ The Golden Button

Join us this weekend…..Sweet Treats, Valentine Making, Local Handmade Gifts, Valentine cards and Much Much more!!!

Friday 12-5, Saturday 12-5 and Sunday 12-2

Here are photos from a very special Birthday Party this weekend!!!

We made 3-d Paintings! It was a off- site B-day Party!






Aren’t they so cute!

New Hours and Little Kid Art

Little Kids Art on Thursdays

From 2-2:45 children explore all sorts of art mediums.







Mixed medium sculptures… towns




Contact us at goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com if your would like your child to participate in this class.

New hours at The Golden Button begin this weekend…

We will be open tomorrow (Sunday) from noon to 5 PM. We will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Don’t forget to change your clocks tonight. (I probably will)