***GIVEAWAY*****SOOOOOOO… For all my FAVORITE Mother’s Out there…. We are giving away a very special Mother’s Day Gift!!!!!! (You actually don’t have to be a mother to win)


LIKE and SHARE THE GOLDEN BUTTON with your friends (ON FACEBOOK) Then leave us a comment. One lucky winner with get a special Mother’s Day Portrait done my me!!! (Kate Gorham- Owner of The Golden Button) You can give it to your Mother or you can keep it. I will paint your favorite pet, person or really anything! This is a good one!!!! (App. size 9 in. x 12 in.) (Your Acrylic painting will be finished in 2-3 weeks this is made to order!)
OKAY GO!!! Get extra chances to win…. By dropping in To Mother’s Day Craft Making today or tomorrow! (Friday 5/8 between 2 and 4 PM OR Saturday 5/9 between 1 and 3 PM)
Winner will be announced next week!

Click here to Link to our Facebook Page!

Join us today, Friday 5/8 between 2 and 4 PM OR Saturday 5/9 between 1 and 3 PM) for Mother’s Day Crafts!!!!


We also have Mother/ Daughter Paint Night

tonight…Friday 5/8: 7-9 PM (FULL) and Tomorrow Night…. Saturday 5/9 6-8PM

Cost is $55 for a parent with a child,

&70 for a parent with 2 children

& $84 for a parent with 3 children!!!

Snacks will be served!

We are painting this…


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Also…. If you sign up for our Summer Arts Programs before June 1st you get 15% off each class!!!!!!!!!!!

Go Check out out Summer Arts Program Page!

Animals in Scarves in January

SOOOOOO….. You can still visit Kate Gorham’s collection of Animals in Scarves at The Woodbury Library through January!!!!!!!! New Paintings were just added today! Feel free to visit them and they make great Valentine Gifts 😉  They are for sale or you can have custom paintings done too 🙂

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Custom Painting Sale for Mother’s Day!

Hello there!!! Just a little update… We have not found a new home yet… I’m just catching up with people, painting murals and portraits, crocheting and enjoying teaching private classes and having birthday parties!!! Next week there should be a few more announcements about classes and other fun things. I am working on an online shop and the upcoming class schedule!

If you would like to order a custom painting or portrait we are doing a special for Mother’s Day!!! 10% off any size paintings!

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Happy Easter!!!

 There is still a space in…

Life Size Chickens!!!

*Needle Felting: Life Size  Chickens! 2 Part Class



When: Thursday, April 24th and Thursday, May 1st from 6:30- 9:30 PM


Where: 124 South Pomperaug  Ave. Woodbury, CT


Cost: $75 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles)


Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will guide you through creating a Bantam Chicken sized sculpture with soft curly locks wool and special barbed needles!!!! Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which wool can be shaped and sculpted into anything imaginable! Please let us know if you would like to join! Space is limited!


Order your Valentine Paintings!

The Golden Button is open for business…. We are not totally restocked… but we are having classes and workshops. We will be open today till 5 PM and Sunday from noon to 5 PM. Stop by and say hello! Here is a photo of some new items…


We are having a special on Valentines paintings!!!! If you order between January 25th and February 7th you will receive 10% off your painting!!! Paintings will be ready for pick up at The Golden Button before Valentines Day.  ♥

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-Small Paintings (4×4, 6×6, and other similarly sized canvases will be created or $50.00) (Please only one character/ figure per canvas)

-Medium Paintings (10x 10 -12×12 to 11x 14 will run $100.00) 

-Larger Paintings (18×18, 20x 20 and similar sizes will cost $150.00) 

Extra large paintings and odd shaped canvases can also be created. Please contact us for additional pricing.

50% deposit is needed at time of order. You may pay the remainder of the balance when your painting is picked up.

Please email us at, stop in or call (203) 910-9948 to order your painting. You may email or drop off a photo for approval.


There is still time to sign up for some new classes…

*Sunday,  January 26th at 2 PM Rachel Gerowe is teaching Needle Felting Pigs.

*Tuesday, January 28th at 4:45 PM is Kids Sewing

*Wednesday, January 29th at 11:00 Am is Machine Sewing

* Thursday, January 30th at 6:30 PM is Needle Felting Wall Hangings with Rachel Gerowe

* Saturday, February 1st from 11-4 PM is Valentines Making (DROP IN)

* Saturday, February 1st from 4:30- 5:30 PM is Kids Drawing and Painting

Please call ahead  or email us to save a space!!! (203) 910-9948

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!!!




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!!!