Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Vintage Thingie Thursday: Vintage Button Holder

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Starting this month, if you fail to either have the button on your blog, or in your blog post and/or have not linked back to my blog in your post. I will delete your link. 

It is not fair to those who follow the rules to allow others not to do so. I am not being ugly, but rules are all aspects of life. So if you find your link removed, check your post, you need to see why that happened. Hopefully, I won't have to do that. 


Today, I'd like to show off one of my mothers day gifts. My daughter surprised me beyond belief with her crafty ability on my gift. I simply love it.

She purchased a bird feeder and buttons and added the buttons to dress it up a bit.

I was so touched that she took the time to make this super special for me knowing my taste. I was impressed that she even thought of the idea. is too cute and too special to me to put outside and let the birds pick the buttons off one by one while trying to get to bird decided to store some of my vintage buttons in the feeder and display it in my sewing room.

I just love it and it brings a smile each and every time I look at it. Perfect for storing some of my vintage buttons and allowing me to enjoy looking at the at the same time! Thanks again Alisha, very sweet and thoughtful gift! I love it.


  1. Suzanne! Give that girl an extra hug for me! This is just about the cutest idea I have seen lately. So much better than the old cookie tins full of buttons. You can see and enjoy them. Very sweet!


  2. Hi Suzanne,

    this is such a thoughtful gift indeed! Love that you can see your button collection!


  3. Wow Suzanne what an adorable way to use the birdfeeder!! Love it!!

    Jocelyn @

  4. If anyone needs one, I am starting by own business ;-)

    glad you love it mom!!!

  5. By now, you should realize we will never know what our children will or can do. She did good!

  6. Hi Suzanne! Crafty kid! That is too cute. Good Luck Alisha with the new business..did you know she was following in your footsteps?
    OMG..I just realized I had an alzheimer moment ast week..I became a follower. added you to my bloglist, added you button to my side bar, but didn't mention it in my post! As a matter of fact I didn't mention any of my links....I helping with my ill father and sometimes I fall asleep at the keeboard..literally. Please forgive me.
    My name shud be Fopaugh Fannie.

  7. What a wonderful gift and a very cute idea for buttons! I love it! ♥ Thanks for hosting this fun party! ♥

  8. I love it as vintage button holder. thank you for the link up!

  9. I love it!! She knows you well ♥ Great idea to use it to display buttons!

  10. What a clever and thoughtful gift. What a sweet daughter.

  11. I tried to post your button on my post, but it was giving me errors. I had to settle for a text link instead. Thanks for hosting this party!

  12. Hello Suzanne, I adore your daughter's Mother's Day gift. It is perfectly you and so thoughtful. Your buttons inside look great. A very clever idea.
    I love this vintage party. Thanks for hosting.
    Hugs, Jeanne

  13. Yaaay, I finally had something to link up to your party again! Thanks for hosting. Love looking at vintage things.

  14. Aah how lovely that your daughter knows you so well, and what a clever idea.

  15. awww thats so lovely, great idea to use it for holding buttons, you have a super daughter :o) Scarlett x

  16. What a loving thought she had. That is just darling. Set off some sparks in my brain. I had nothing vintage for today so just updated my mother's day and Derby day to share. Thanks for being such a gracious hostess. I would not want to miss this meme.

  17. What a sweet gesture! I really adore that bird house. May have to borrow her idea.
    Happy VTT

  18. That is such a cute and original idea. Just love that. Birds to make a mess of the birdfeeders outside.

  19. How clever your daughter with the bird house idea. It will always be special because she took the time to think of something her mommy would like. I like that you put it in your sewing room to enjoy.
    Thanks for hosting the meme, I'm happy to have found you.

    The French Hutch

  20. Now that button bird house is adorable! Hand made gifts from our children --no matter how old they are -- are indeed special.
    This is a GREAT idea, though .. really cute!

  21. Such an adorable bird feeder and I love the buttons!!


  22. So happy to have found your blog and your party ~ I just linked up! Love your button bird feeder! How sweet and clever your mom is!

    Big TX Hugs,
    Angelic Accents

  23. I know all the comments disappeared so I wanted to tell you again how cute this birdhouse is! hugs, Linda

  24. I just love that bird feeder!

    Hope you have a great week!


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