Buttonology Blog

GB Nola One Year Anniversary!


It’s hard to believe that a year has already gone by since we opened our second retail location in New Orleans.  We couldn’t be happier in New Orleans.  The funky... Read More ⇒

Lady Washington Pearl Buttons


We love buttons, all kinds of buttons, but most of the buttons we use are fairly fancy antique brass ones from the late 19th century. About 6 years ago, though,... Read More ⇒

GB Celebrates 30th Anniversary!


This week, as we get ready to celebrate our 30th year in business, my husband Donny and I marvel at the adventures we’ve had,the wonderful employees and customers we’ve shared... Read More ⇒

Czech This Out


WHAT’S NEW IN OUR NEW LINE?  COLORFUL CZECH GLASS! As we introduce our new 2015-2016 jewelry line, we’re taking time to ponder what makes this jewelry different from our previous... Read More ⇒

On Buttons and (Grand)Motherly Love


Last week on Facebook, in honor of Mother’s Day, we posted a picture of my mother, Miriam, my daughter, Anna, and myself in 2006 in our retail store. I commented... Read More ⇒

New Orleans Grand Opening!


A few weeks ago, Grandmother’s Buttons opened its second retail location.  This time on busy Magazine Street in New Orleans.  Our grand opening party was a huge success.  Thank you... Read More ⇒

Stone Mountain Country Living Fair


We’ve just returned from one of our favorite annual events, the Country Living Magazine Fair in Stone Mountain Park, Georgia. Held on the park’s winding, tree-lined paths, the fair brings... Read More ⇒

The GB Retail Experience


Here at Grandmother’s Buttons, we believe that in this day of impersonal online shopping retail should be more than a transaction. We strive to make it an immersive experience.  From... Read More ⇒

Are you Button Royalty?


On September 25, our retail store threw a party for “Button Royalty,” aka members of our customer loyalty program. Frequent shoppers at our St. Francisville store can enroll in our... Read More ⇒

Hand-made Button Mugs by Amber E Lea!


Here’s what happens when one of your jewelry designers holds a fine arts degree in ceramics: your store has the most beautiful, custom-made mugs around! Amber Lea started working at... Read More ⇒

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