Author Archives: The Button Guy

Bomacaron est la première boutique en son genre au Québec.

La boutique ouvre officiellement ses portes le 11 octobre 2014. Critical Buttons Montreal est la première boutique en son genre  au Québec. C’est aussi l’atelier dans lequel nous fabriquons tous nos produits. Voici quelques photos qui vous donneront un petit aperçu de l’endroit. N’hésitez … Continue reading

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Button Guy in Montreal at the new Custom Button Store in Quebec

I hopped in the car and took the trip to Montreal to see how Joel and Nic are doing setting up their custom button store in Montreal. It’s very cool.  They are not setup yet but their opening party is … Continue reading

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A new button store opening in Montreal. Custom Buttons galore on Ste Catherine Est!

Great news for  all button makers and button people in Montreal.  The guys from Pinscity and Bomacaron have got together to open a button store on Ste. Catherine East in Montreal. Nic and Joel are making custom buttons right there … Continue reading

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How to make a button with the new Multi Size Button Maker

Making buttons is easy with this simple, solid metal, multi size button maker. A new multi die or multiple size button maker that works! Whilst this machine is not as fast as a pro button maker if you need buttons … Continue reading

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Button Vending Machines – Put your button sales on automatic – Gumball machines for buttons!

Selling your button designs in stores can be a great way to launch your button business.  But buttons are a low cost item that can walk very easily if you have them in a jar on the counter or on … Continue reading

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New Online Button Designer Software just went live! Free online button designer!

We just went live! Checkout this simple button design software: it’s free. A great tool for designing buttons and creating button artwork.  It even takes your button design and lays it out on the sheet for you.  With a 2-1/4″ … Continue reading

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Gold and silver pin-back buttons – Button Making Ideas!

The problem is quite simple.  How do I make buttons that are fluorescent?  My printer cannot print fluorescent colours.  How do I make gold or silver buttons? My printer cannot print gold or silver.  Well the fact is very few … Continue reading

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New product for 1″ Button Makers – Button Jewelery – Artclix Pendants and bracelets with 1″ button art!

I just saw this on People Power Press –  This is cool.  A great way to utilise a 1″ button maker to make jewelry. The Artclix metal pendants and bracelets have a rare earth magnet inside so you can change … Continue reading

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Non-Profits, Not-for-Profits, Charities, Organizations – Why you need a button maker!

Non-Profits, Not-for-Profits, Charities, Organizations all need to raise funds for their causes.  There are many ways to do this.   Many of them get into the junkmail business, many canvas door to door or on street corners.  Many of the canvassers … Continue reading

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Question: Are the tecre machine molds interchangable or are the units fixed?

Hi Yes Tecre or all good button makers are fixed.  There are 2 problems with interchangeable die button makers.    Interchangeable die button makers use a plastic base for the die carrier.  After a short time this wears and the … Continue reading

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