Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Featured Designer: Barbara Smith of Button Buttons

Buttons Buttons is a collection of one of a kind decorative pillows made from vintage domestic and imported fabrics, antique buttons, laces and trimmings designed by Barbara Smith. Her pillows are sometimes elegant, sometimes funny and whimsical, often nostalgic and always well designed and beautifully crafted. 

Buttons Buttons designs pillows using cloth children's books from the early 1900's through the 1950's set into interesting feed sack and ticking fabrics.

Barbara trained and worked several years as an interior designer in Philadelphia area before establishing her studio in a pre-Civil War House on the Village Green in Jay, NY.  

Over the years, the pillows have been featured in many publication.  Buttons Buttons also carries vintage camp blankets, antique horse blankets, barkcloth, early 20th century linen drapery fabrics and embroidered French linens.  

You can purchase Barbara Smith Buttons Buttons pillows at the Pink Pig.