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This is the thing about a box of old buttons.  They look cool, yes.  And they might be useful if you’ve got a lot of buttons missing from your clothing.  But buttons in a group also call out to be held, to be played with, be sifted through your fingers.  They just feel good, and they make a nice soft tapping noise when you fool around with them.

Vintage Box of Buttons by petits détails on Flickr.

This is the thing about a box of old buttons.  They look cool, yes.  And they might be useful if you’ve got a lot of buttons missing from your clothing.  But buttons in a group also call out to be held, to be played with, be sifted through your fingers.  They just feel good, and they make a nice soft tapping noise when you fool around with them.

Vintage Box of Buttons by petits détails on Flickr.



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    Vintage haberdashery buttons…
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    I have a thing for buttons!
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