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“Nana's Button Box”

   

Description from Karokat: My grandmother (aka Nana) used to have a cigar box full of buttons of every shape, size, color and material. As a very little girl, I used to love just plunging my hands into the buttons, stirring them around, then scooping handfuls out and letting them run through my fingers. The texture and the sound of them was addictive. As I got a little older, I used to spend hours with my grandmother, going through them and sorting them. I'm pretty sure my mother still has the old button box - and someday I'm going to find it and have a blast going through the buttons, with fond memories of my Nana.

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  1. Stone Treasures
    Stone Treasures says:

    What a treasure! I also have fond memories of both my mother’s and my grandma’s button boxes!

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    Anna706 says:

    My mother to had a can of buttons i would shake then up and play with them. also she had a box of glass beads ans sequins I loved the sparkle. What nice memories and it kept me out of trouble. I Love your buttons.

  3. Luna Chick aka Coral
    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    What a lovely story. Great pick to go with it.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Cute, cute pick! And I love the story!
    Thank you for bringing back fond memories! :-D

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    Sassy Girl Beads - MJ says:

    I also have great memories of my mom’s button box. I’ll have to ask her what happend to it, some of them would make an amazing necklace or bracelet. Love this pick!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    What a wonderful story!
    Lovely pick!

  7. Karokat
    Karokat says:

    It seems a lot of us have fond memories of old button/bead containers. I guess we were all destined to be beaders! Thanks to all for the comments!

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