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Thursday, 23 December 2010

Derwent Textiles

Brighten up the Winter days with some beautiful limited edition photography prints from Derwent Textiles.

This photograph is called "Pink Lilies" and costs $19.00.

Rosemary also has some unusual buttons available in her treasure trove of a shop. These lovely handmade buttons cost $6.50 for eight buttons.

Why not order a custom-made "Bonnet for a Princess" to keep out the cold?
Made using unique, luxury, hand spun yarn, this lovely hat could be yours for $65.00.

For the man in your life, what about a custom made scarf (matching hats can be made too!)? This style of scarf will certainly keep him warm and is available for $85.00. Other colour combinations can be ordered, priced from $65 - $125.

Happy Christmas everyone!

Item posted by Julia of Love Buttons HQ on behalf of Rosemary of Derwent Textiles.

Sunday, 19 December 2010

New Buttons - Hot From The USA

Hello Folks! Hope you are staying safe and warm indoors today :)

Here are some stunning new buttons, just arrived from America, to make wonderful focal-point finishing touches to your handmade projects:-

First are these beautiful layered buttons with a carved triangular design. They have a subtle, shimmering finish and are my new favourites. They cost £1.80 each.

Next are these large flower-shaped buttons in a vibrant pink colour. They cost £1.50 each.

Finally, these stunning, huge leaf-shaped buttons. They have a glossy copper coloured finish, some with shading to darker brown. The buttons measure about 64mm (2 1/2") in length! They cost £4.75 each.

Have a wonderful Christmas, whatever you are doing this year! :o)

Best Wishes From Julia *Love Buttons HQ*Love Buttons On Etsy*Love Buttons On Folksy*Love Buttons On MISI*

Monday, 13 December 2010

Cute Vintage Aprons for Display or Gift for the Collector

Vintage aprons come in the cutest prints and fabrics. They not only protect your beautiful Holiday dress from spills, they are darling to display in your vintage kitchen. A friend with a vintage kitchen or any serious cook would also love a few of these for her own collection.

Lot of Four Vintage Half Aprons

Sunday, 12 December 2010

Stocking Fillers with Style

A selection of vintage compacts from Wickedlady Collectables

1930s vanity items from Wickedlady Collectables

Edwardian and Victorian Button Collection

This charming collection of buttons date from Edwardian and Victorian times. They come in a frame with fabric background. There are one pair of realistic metal flower-shaped buttons and ten other different buttons. Materials used are mainly metal, one of glass, two have shell insets, others have what may be celluloid imitating vegetable ivory backgrounds. There are three picture buttons and one showing stylised plant life. The fish button has a Paris backmark.

Sunday, 5 December 2010


Glam up your Christmas wardrobe with these stunning vintage abalone shell buttons. Fabulous on knitwear, handmade bags or just as a decorative accent. This set cost $9.30 for a set of four large buttons from Etsy.

If you still have some cards or festive wall hangings to finish, these star-shaped buttons in country colours may be just what you are looking for. They cost £1.30 for 12 buttons.

These pretty lilac sew through buttons would add a delicate sparkle to evening knitwear, or could even be used on handmade decorations. They cost £1.95 for 13 buttons.

Have fun with your Christmas preparations and keep warm and safe!

Best Wishes - Julia - Love Buttons HQ. Love Buttons on Etsy. Love Buttons on Folksy. Love Buttons on MISI.

Sunday, 28 November 2010

Colourful Ceramic Buttons For Christmas Crafts!

The perfect finishing touch for festive cards, wall hangings, knitted and sewn goods. These gorgeous handmade ceramic buttons are handwashable.

These pretty star buttons come as a card of five, with one each in yellow, lilac, tan, green and blue. They cost £4.95 for five chunky buttons.
Striking patchwork design buttons would make ideal 'presents' on a card. They cost £4.95 for 5 buttons. They are also available in black and white.

These adorable, fat little gingerbread men buttons would be perfect for Christmas decorations, cards or gift wrapping adornment. They also cost £4.95 for five buttons.

Enjoy your Christmas preparations folks!

Julia x Love Buttons HQ. Love Buttons on Etsy. Love Buttons on MISI. Love Buttons on Folksy.

New Rag Doll Sewing Patterns at Snowdrop Shop!

Snowdrop Shop introduces it's newest raggedy doll sewing patterns.  Rag dolls are approximately 21"-23" tall and made from muslin cotton and yarn hair.  Faces are painted and embroidered.  Learn to sew your own!  Easy, beginner level patterns. 

Available at http://www.snowdropshop.com/subcat/rag_doll_sewing_patterns.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Santa Cheer Breeze Blocker Craft Kits

Let Santa help block the breeze this holiday season!  This is a really fun Christmas craft.  The breeze blocker itself  is presewn and weighted down on the bottom to stay in place.  Simply glue or stitch the fabric and Santa pieces to the breeze blocker! 

50% off now just in time for Christmas! 

Available at http://www.snowdropshop.com/item/santa_breeze_block_kit.

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Want Something Different for the Holidays?

How about some decoupaged pretties!? Oval boxes, picture frames, journals, plates ~ even a stylish dress form!

These items are hand-made and imperfect which adds to their charm. Each one made with tender loving care ~ and some whimsy added in here and there.

All items pictured are available for purchase right now (except for the picture frame ~ it's spoken for). These are intended for decorative use mainly. The journals can be used however they are not intended for teens/children because of their delicate nature.

Because of the nature of decoupaging, there will be imperfections and slight warping on some items. But they are sure to light up someone's face when they receive a completely unique gift from you. Perfect for that shabby chic guest room, a bride to be, or just because! You can contact me (ishakeyourhandwarmly@gmail.com) for more photos/prices. New items will be added soon!