First Earth Day Celebrated with Buttons!

Hey, check out this pin on Pinterest: 1966, Brand campaigned to have NASA release the then-rumored satellite image of the entire Earth as seen from space. He distributed buttons for 25 cents each asking, “Why haven’t we seen a photograph of the whole Earth yet?” He thought the image of our planet might be a powerful symbol. In 1968, a NASA astronaut took the photo and in 1970 Earth Day began to be celebrated.

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Brighid Brown – Director of Blogging and All Things Cool at ABM

Video Tutorial: How To Make Flashing LED Buttons

The latest addition to our line of fun and innovative button making products are our flashing LED buttons.

We released them just before Christmas, and demand absolutely shot through the roof. We’ve been able to get restocked a bit now that the new year has come (order here), and we also have a new resource to help you out when using them.

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Surprise your special someone with a heart-shaped button for Valentine’s Day!

Don’t look now, but Valentine’s Day is almost exactly a month away.

That’s right, you’ve barely had a chance to take a breath from the wild and crazy Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Years triumverate that ends the year before the first big holiday of the new year is just around the corner. (And, *ahem*, guys…we’re really talking to you here. We know the ladies know that Valentine’s Day is on its way. So make sure that you do too.)

The question is: what can you do for your special someone this year that will be sweet, sentimental, and original? Luckily, we’re here to help. And the answer is our heart accent rings, which enable you to make lovely heart-shaped buttons for Valentine’s Day!

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