Art with the Girl Scouts and More Egg Painting

Wooden Easter Egg Painting this Friday and Saturday

Since tomorrow there is no school you may stop by The Golden Button for some Wooden Easter Egg Painting!!! Cost is $6 per large wooden egg. Your egg will be dried and varnished while you wait so you may bring it right home with you. (It only takes a few minutes!) We are offering Wooden Egg Painting on Saturday too!!!

Stop in either day between noon and 5 PM to make some eggs. Supply is limited!

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Mixed Media Art with The Girl Scouts!


Mixed Media Art with the Girl Scout Troop is working on their Art Badge. Here are some beautiful mixed media pieces they did yesterday. Some of the materials are: gouche, coffee filters, tissue paper, tempera paint, india ink, glue and straws. Aren’t they Lovely!!!












Needle Felting Chicks and Ducks

We are all stocked up with needles and foam and fiber and yarn and needle felting kits!


Here are a few photos from my trip to Rowanwood Farm to pick up more colored roving!

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Here are the first two baby goats born this year! I got to snuggle them. I will have a photo soon.

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Here are photos from Sundays Needle Felting class

Chicks and Ducks….



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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. or (203) 910-9948


Here are some photos from my Printmaking class last night…







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!!!

Earth Day!

I am happy to announce:

The Golden Button

will be at

The Earth Day Celebration at

Hollow Park in Woodbury on April 21st!

Come see us!!!

Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!

Its Easter Weekend!!!!

We are closed on Sunday for Easter…. but we are open today and tomorrow for Wooden Egg Painting!

Today from 2-5 pm

and Tomorrow from 12-5

 wear a old t-shirt or a smock!

(cost is $6 per egg)

We also have some great little basket stuffing items and Easter gifts for your family members!!!

I also want to say Happy Birthday to my Amazing Mother, Eileen!

I am very lucky to have such a wonderful Mother!!!!!

Egg Painting

One week till Easter! I love Easter… (Mostly for the jelly beans. The old fashioned ones you can’t find anywhere on Earth anymore. )

The Golden Button was very lucky to get  some beautiful wooden eggs to share with you. Yesterday we had some lovely little egg painters come to visit. These eggs are great because you can save them forever!!! We have two more egg painting days.

This Friday from 2-5 P.M. and

Saturday from 12-5 P.M.

So come for a visit on Friday and Saturday to paint a wooden egg for $6.00. You can leave it and come back and I will be more than happy to varnish it for you!

We have a limited amount of wooden eggs!!!!

  We also had a Curly Sheep Needle Felting class!

There are still a couple of spots in the Make My Own Art Supplies class beginning tomorrow at 4:00 P.M. and running all the Mondays in April. For ages 3 and 4- cost is $55 for 5 classes!