The button girl …

Meet granddaughter Alexandra … aka Monkey. Monkey spent some time helping me organize my ‘she-cave (craft room)’ over the holiday weekend.

One of the things I needed to  do is put away the numerous bags, boxes and containers of buttons. Have you purchased buttons lately? They have become quite expensive.

Sorting these buttons will not be a small task . There are many – so many that it is hard to find what you need because that button could be anywhere. So, we decided that Monkey would have a summer project – sorting the buttons.

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Monkey found it easiest to dump the buttons on the carpet and then sort. She was very focused on sorting. Occasionally, she would stop to verify the color of a button or to show me one that was especially ‘cool.’

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This is Monkey’s command central – her decorated water bottle, her plastic bag of goodies she was collecting as we cleaned, and her plastic cups that contain leftover paper shapes from my card-making. She is planning to use the paper shapes to make some cards of her own.

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This is the button case. The buttons are sorted by color with the white buttons also sorted by size – larger and smaller. I hope this case is big enough for all of the buttons. Monkey sorted for a couple of hours – but there is much more to do. So she now has a summer job – sorting buttons. And that is why she is now ‘The Button Girl.’

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