Buttonology Blog

GB Nola One Year Anniversary!

04/7/16

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

12/10/15

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!

12/3/15

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

07/28/15

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

05/10/15

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!

04/30/15

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

10/29/14

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

10/23/14

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?

10/3/14

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!

09/22/14

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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