Here I am the day the Button Machine arrived. I was SO excited for it to get to the shop and I begged my mom to pick me up early from school to I could see it!
I love Bang Candy marshmallows and I think you would too. My mom eats a lot of their Sparkle Bark. www.bangcandyco.com
On this day my daddy was my assistant in the Button Factory. I made him wear a matching shirt! He helps me put the pins into the backs of the 1-inch buttons.
I ride a bike with my dad as much as I can. We even ride all the way to swim class and that's a long ride! www.tnwomenscycling.com
Here I am taking some silly photos after
I made my video for Tesla.
I was so excited that the person who got my Tesla video and buttons wrote me back that I danced and danced... and then finally sat down to hear the letter! It was great and he sent me a picture of one of their projects!
My school had a 100 year birthday and I made special Tiger buttons to hand out to all of my friends at the celebration.
Here I am giving Mr. Durnan (our school director) one of my special Tiger100-birthday buttons!
Here is my favorite Coach wearing one of my buttons and showing off my flier! She is the volleyball coach and I LOVE HER SO MUCH!!!
I pressed the buttons the night before. I still have my face paint on from Field Day! My sister Fiona made the illustration we used for these buttons.
I made HUGE buttons for Fox for Mayor! I did all of these by hand. It was a hard job but I made over 150 of them ALL BY MYSELF! And Mr. Josh gave me a special patch for my backpack!
I wasn't kidding when I said I hand-pressed almost all of the extra large Fox for Mayor buttons!
On the day that I delivered buttons to Madeline Nashville I wore my mustache so they would be sure to recognize me!
My sister and I went into the shop to work on buttons for a big art festival at MBA called Endada.
Sometimes we have to take a break for dancing...
And we always break for our friend's pet squirrel: Mary Lou.
My friend had me make buttons using her daughter's artwork. She is a very good artist!
I like to hang up my poster where I can! This one is at Madeline Nashville!
I learned what PIE is- not the pie we eat- but the pie every mathematician (like my grandma) loves! In fact, I learned that my mom uses 3.14 every day at her hoop shop when they make hoops!
My friends wanted to come to the shop to see how my button machine worked. The three of us did some together all on our own!
I was SO excited to make buttons for the Nashville Junior Roller Derby! One of the girls on the team went to school with my sister Madeline in elementary school! Go Danner!
Here I am at work on buttons for Julis Sola of Fat Crow Press. She is my neighbor!
This is one of her buttons with Milo on it!
I made a button for Mr. Jake at the Crying Wolf for a show: Big Business. He read my blog and gave me a beet that was gift wrapped!
On the same day I went to get my haircut. Then I went for pizza and saw the poster of the button I had just made for Mr. Joke outside the restaurant!
I made these cool buttons for Hong Meow!
I was so excited to make Dr. Vince's buttons! I go visit him every time I am in the shop. Here I am with my buttons & invoice about to deliver the buttons! www.thespineshop.com
This Madeline Nashville button got a space on my work apron next to the special gold buttons my mom made for me as a surprise.
Here I am with Ms. Danielle after delivering buttons to Greenbrier Distillery. I loved getting tour and the hat I bought there is one of my favorites!
I got to make these buttons for my mom's friend who was having a party. They had a butt on them and I thought that was HILARIOUS! (Still do!)
My Aunt Hailey went to a wedding and we made sparkle buttons for her to pass out to the guests!
The very first thing I spent my button money on was a pair of new shoes! Here I am making the purchase all by myself. I have not spent on anything since and am still working hard to save up for a Tesla!
Miss Loretta ordered buttons from me for her big event and she gave them out to everyone!
I can do most all of my jobs on my own. I put the magnets on the backs and I am responsible for counting and sealing.
Ms. Valentina had is make buttons using her artwork...
A LOT OF BUTTONS!
Sometimes I take a break from button-making to tape a hoop for my little friends!
This is the look I give my mom when I feel she has taken enough pictures!
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