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It?s Button time again

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Show and Tell - Share your treasures' started by amandainvermont, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. amandainvermont

    amandainvermont Trade Member

    It’s Button time again

    Some of you know that one of my best online friends is Matthew, who is in France. He doesn’t even know I am bragging about him over here.

    He finds the most amazing buttons. HERE are his latest on photo bucket.

    I like these particularly -

    Deco Glass

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    A little clutch!
    I have always loved scarabs.

  2. cmpollack

    cmpollack Trade Member

    Wow, there are some amazing ones there... (those scarabs are breathtaking!)

    It's always such a treat to see Matthew's finds. And (ahem) what do I do to buy something from him? I believe I cannot resist the scimitar...
  3. Beehive Vintage Goods

    Beehive Vintage Goods Trade Member

    Love the scarabs!!!! He has really beautiful things...I always drool!
  4. Midge

    Midge Trade Member

    Ah, I think my mom would kill for these! She sews a lot for herself and is always looking for beautiful buttons.

  5. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

    agree ~ those scarabs in particular are :adore: FABulous!!!

    and the rest are wonderful, too. that little clutch is a scream!
  6. hipvintage

    hipvintage Alumni

    My mom loved beautiful buttons, too. I love the deco one. :wub:

  7. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  8. matthewenbray

    matthewenbray Member

    Hello, everyone!

    Amanda has finally (after trying for ages!) talked me into registering here.

    I really appreciate her, and everyone's, kind words!

    My email should be public in my profile, so if you'd like more information about the buttons in my photobucket album or if you're looking for vintage replacements, please don't hesitate to drop me a line.

    Thank you all!

  9. mags_rags

    mags_rags Trade Member

    Hi Matthew! Long time no "see"!
    And welcome.
  10. ClubVintage

    ClubVintage Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome Matthew, it is always a major "treat" to see your buttons. I too, love the scarab ones...fabulous!

    Cat :cats:
  11. northstarvintage

    northstarvintage Administrator Staff Member

    Bonjour Matthew!

    I always think of you when I see buttons for sale. I wish you could teletransport over to this side of the Atlantic to shop with me.

    So great to see you here!

  12. pastperfect2

    pastperfect2 Trade Member

    Matthew- those are amazing buttons.

    From a collectors point of view, what makes for a desirable button?

  13. Hi Matthew,
    I have a shoebox of old buttons I bought from my friends mother. Her mother collected buttons for years. These are whats left of the collection after selling them for several years at various flea markets. She told me that when she first started selling them there was a bushel basket full! She took all the ones that look like bakelite and put them in the sink to wash them and they all disinigrated.

    I will have to take a look through them and see if there is anything unusual. There are some awfully pretty ones there.
  14. vintagedevotion

    vintagedevotion Trade Member

    Amazing button collection! Nice to have you and your beautiful buttons here!
  15. Linn

    Linn Trade Member

    Welcome, Matthew -

    It's always a treat to see your buttons!

  16. Welcome, Matthew!

    You have the most amazing buttons! How did you get interested in buttons?
  17. cactusandcattails

    cactusandcattails Trade Member

    Hi Matthew, so glad you dropped in. :hiya:

    Hope to see more of you and your amazing buttons!
  18. Beehive Vintage Goods

    Beehive Vintage Goods Trade Member

    Bienvenue Matthew - my favorite button guru!! So glad you are here!
  19. TinTrunk

    TinTrunk Registered Guest

    Such wonderful buttons! I love those scarabs, and the teeny clutch.

    Does this mean we have a button guru in the forum now? I can see many of us having lots of button questions for you, Matthew! :lol:

  20. sues*stuff

    sues*stuff Trade Member

    Hi Matthew--

    I've always been so amazed when Amanda shared your buttons with us. We are going to so love having you here.


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