Friday, September 08, 2006



Well, our book is finally in print and available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and your favorite local bookstore. It's called "Beautiful Button Jewelry," authored by my friend Susan Davis of Grandmother's Buttons. This hardbound book has many gorgeous full-page photographs of different styles of jewelry made with antique and collectible buttons. Several of my own original designs can be found throughout, along with my detailed instructions for creating each piece. We shot the jewelry on location at Catalpa Plantation in St. Francisville, and the setting was a perfect one. I brought my own props to the photo sessions, so you'll see vintage textiles, Dutch figurines, cigar boxes, and paper ephemera from my crazy collection of collage materials. If you'd like to preview a few of the pieces appearing in the book, visit my website at http://www.annamacedo.com. Working on this book was great fun, and I can't wait to begin the next one!

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