Posted in February 2012

Perpetual Calendar

Perpetual Calendar

I have been loving Pinterest now for months and collecting and compiling all kinds of crafty inspiration, so I finally decided to start a project inspired by something I saw there.  I saw this pin, a clever daily calendar, two months ago and the idea has been steeping in my creative juices ever since. Before the … Continue reading

Celebrating Marriage Equality

Celebrating Marriage Equality

Because I try to surround myself with open-minded, morally sound, compassionate people, I find myself with an abundance of gay friends. In their honor, and in celebration of marriage equality coming to Washington state, I made my first wedding banner. This banner can be used as a prop for wedding photos, a cute way to … Continue reading

Weddings in the House

Weddings in the House

Weddings have finally arrived here at bluebuttonpress.  I have a new Weddings page which describes the custom paper goods I can make for your next wedding or event.  I have posted some favor boxes in the the Etsy shop and I’m working on a number of wedding banners which will be available there shortly. I … Continue reading

Map Love

Map Love

My love of maps began in the sixth grade.  My mom allowed my sister and I to get our own magazine subscriptions.  Sis opted for Rolling Stone and I giggled with delight as I signed up for National Geographic.  Whatever this implies about our differing personalities, well, it still holds true to this day.  I … Continue reading

Book Crush

Book Crush

You’ve probably guessed by now that I’m a bit of a paper addict.  But what I haven’t told you is that my real paper high comes from manipulating paper into functional, three dimensional objects. However, in the world of 3D paper, I’m still a virtual newbie.  For instance, I can’t do any of this, but … Continue reading

The Real Wives of Crafting

The Real Wives of Crafting

So, I have been fortunate since moving here to Washington to find some wonderful friends who enjoy getting together to craft, to chat, and to help me knock back a few glasses of wine.  We had just such a night this past Wednesday and it was the perfect respite from all the new changes going … Continue reading

Grand Opening!

Grand Opening!

Well, I did it!  I’ve opened my Etsy shop.  I’ve been telling myself, and a few others, that I would be doing it and then lots of time passed and they would ask me about it now and again.  I would say things like, “I’m in the product development stage” or “I’m going to focus … Continue reading