Archives for the month of: August, 2010

In England, people call buttons “badges.” Artist Peter Blake designed The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band record cover, and loved badges.  Here’s a painting he made called, Self Portrait with Badges.

Also, the his painting On the Balcony features people wearing badges.


While there’s no buttons on the Sgt Pepper’s cover, there is a button collector in the top row with a mustache and hat between Fred Astaire and the Vargas girl named Richard Merkin.

Learn more about artist and button enthusiast Peter Blake here.

Meet brand new, custom 1-inch square buttons only available from Busy Beaver Button Co. It’s only $31 for 50 buttons with free ground shipping.

Be the first to try the mini-square!  Click here to check it out on the Beta Site.

YumUniverse greets you with healthy recipes and an upcoming event

Three years ago, Heather Crosby vowed to lead a healthier lifestyle with food and active fun at Hooper Power.

You’re invited to celebrate her newest venture, YumUniverse, on August 12, 2010 at the Chicago Urban Art Society.

It will be an evening of organic cocktails provided by FAIR Trade Spirits, Thatcher’s Organic Artisan Liqueurs, Momokawa Organic Sake and selected gluten-free, dairy-free raw and vegan treats from the YumUniverse website.

Other festivities include a raffle with fabulous prizes, and of course, event buttons will be present.

Click here for healthy recipes, like Gluten-free cinnamon pie crust cookies, on YumUniverseClick here for Busy Beaver Button Co.

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