Archives for the month of: September, 2010

Guided By Voices was the first ever Busy Beaver Button Co.  Now we’re all grown up and celebrating our 15th anniversaries! Read the rest of this entry »


Scary BOOton Finalists from 2009

The 2nd Annual Busy Beaver Button Co. Scary BOOton Contest is back, and here’s the pin-fo: Read the rest of this entry »

Seeking fun in the form of buttons, glow in the dark activities, and rock’n’roll music on Halloween weekend? Read the rest of this entry »

Check out the new Fangamer one-inch square buttons called RTP Chipbender.  Fangamer founder Reid Young writes,

Nothing says 8-bit like a square pin, so I have a feeling we’ll be printing a lot more of these things.

Get ’em from Fangamer with every RTP Combo and Bundle here.  Customize one-inch squares with Busy Beaver Button Co. here.

While in high school, Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are, and many other well-loved books, designed and signed this button.

These buddies are sharing a pair of roller skates!

Joel Carter and Christen Carter from Busy Beaver Button Co.

Click here to read more about the Busy Beaver Button Museum in the Chicago Tribune!

Summer Sessions on the Square entertains families in Logan Square

Looking for music and fun in the last days of delightful Chicago weather?

Listen to live bands, and make buttons in Logan Square at Summer Sessions on the Square tomorrow!

Click here for info.

Awesome Oak Park shop and Button-O-matic host Fly Bird hosts a Busy Beaver Button Release Party tomorrow, Friday, September 24th 6-8pm at 719 Lake Street Oak Park, IL 60301 Read the rest of this entry »

Busy Beaver Button Co. featured in the Chicago Tribune

Busy Beaver Button Co. makes it into the news again!

The Chicago Tribune features our company-wide passion for buttons, the Button Museum and Button-O-matic SOUVENIR Series in the Sunday paper.  Read the article here.

Pirates vs Ninjas buttons by Singed Cat Studios

What does “kawaii” mean to you?  According to Wikipedia, it’s “cuteness in Japanese.”

Singed Cat Studios launched these new glow-in-the-dark, kawaii one-inch buttons, and they’re already sold out!

Never fear, they want to order more, and until then, click here to visit their button shop.