Friday Fun Facts – What is your Shipping and Handling turn around?

We often get questions from our customers about our shipping and handling time. We have it posted on our site, but here it is for your convenience.

“Orders purchased before 3pm Pacific time are typically prepared for shipment the following business day in our 9am pickup.”

Here are some reviews of our shipping from our happy customers:

★★★★★ Super fast shipping as always!! I can’t stop making these buttons!!

★★★★★ Perfect, super sonic shipping, A+++ seller!

★★★★★ Great customer service, expedient delivery, excellent communication. Product exactly as described. Will use this shop again for sure.

★★★★★ aS ADVERTISED AND VERY FAST SERVICE!

★★★★★ Wow Super Fast Shipping!! Totally impressed and will definitely order again!! Great product!

★★★★★ Super fast shipping! Thanks!!

★★★★★ Excellent Lightning Fast Shipping I totally appreciate that and product is terrific I highly recommend this shop!!

★★★★★ thank you for super quick shipping Thank you.

★★★★★ Once again I am very happy with these snaps! You absolutely can’t beat the price or the color options here and the shipping is so fast!

★★★★★ Perfect item. Fast shipping. Smooth Sailing.

★★★★★ I love using the KAM snaps. The really prompt shipping from “I like big buttons” was surprising. I ordered one day and shipped the same day. Got them the next day. I will be shopping with them again soon.

★★★★★ lightning fast shipment, above quality snaps

★★★★★ Great Items….can’t wait to use them. Thanks for the fast delivery.

★★★★★ AMAZING service. Shipped out the next day. Had in 2 days! Will definitely be doing business with this company again! Thank you so much!

★★★★★ great merchandise and fast shipping makes buying easy

★★★★★ Everything was great. Shipped faster than expected and packaging was more than expected.

★★★★★ Perfect and super fast shipping!

★★★★★ They got here days before estimated arrival time.

★★★★★ This is a repeat buy. I reordered because they have the products I want at a good price. Quick delivery!

★★★★★ Quick shipping and an excellent price.

★★★★★ QUICK DELIVERY…EXACTLY WHAT I WANTED..THANK YOU

As always, there are exceptions to these customers reviews. We, just like our customers, are at the mercy of the US Postal Service, but on a whole, more than 99% of the time, they serve us well. We love our local US Postal workers who make shipping your packages a delight. If your purchase is taking longer than you had hoped, please feel free to contact us.

Thank you,

Gena (CEO of ILikeBigButtons.com)

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Happy Father’s Day Weekend from I Like Big Buttons!

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We hope this finds you enjoying the Dads in your life and celebrating them. I am so grateful for my Dad, my Father-In-Law, all my Brothers, and most of all my Handsome, Sweet, and Loving Husband who is the most Amazing Dad I know!!!
With Love,
I Like Big Buttons And All My Little Buttons!
To celebrate Father’s Day, this weekend (6/16 – 6/18) only take $10 off of $50 on our website, using coupon code: DADROCKS
***BONUS: Don’t forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!
Happy Father’s Day to all!!!
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I Like Big Buttons! – How to make a Fabric Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers

Today, I am making a pretty Fabric Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers using our silicone MAM rings and O-Rings. Pretty & functional! 🙂

Supplies for a Fabric Pacifier Clip with Button Style Pacifier Adapters:

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Instructions:

1.  Choose a piece of Fabric, cut it to the dimensions: 14″ x 3 1/2″, the finished product once ironed, folded and sewn will be approximately 7/8″ wide x 12″ long.

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2.  Fold both 3 1/2″ wide ends in 1/4″ and iron flat.

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3.  Now fold and iron the fabric in half the long way (14″ length).

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4.  Then fold and iron again, bringing the outer edges to the middle “iron line” and iron along those edges. Repeat on other side.

5.  Re-iron the seam so that the Fabric is smooth and flat, it should now be 13 1/2″ long x 7/8″ wide.

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6.  Open the top of the Fabric strip and trim the excess internal fabric at an angle so that there is less chance of the ends peeking out when sewn together.  Repeat on the other end.

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7.  Pin the Fabric strip in a couple places to keep it in place.

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8.   Sew a 1/8″ seam all the way around the piece making sure to back stitch at the start and finish to set the seam.

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9.  Now installed a Cap and Stud about 1/2″ from the edge and the mating Cap and Socket about 1 1/2″ later so that the center of the two KAM Snap parts are about 1 1/2″ or more apart.  Any closer and I found I had trouble getting the MAM Ring or O-Ring Adapter to sit neatly inside.   I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

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10.  Repeat on the other side, that will hold the Pacifier Clip.  I, then, feed the Pacifier Clip and MAM Ring Adapter onto the ribbon and snapped it into place.  It may have been easier to thread on the pacifier clip before installing any Snap parts but I was able to feed it through without much trouble.

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11.  Tada!  Now time to add the Pacifier.

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12.  Simply stretch the MAM Ring or O-Ring around the Button Style Grip on the Pacifier and it will settle behind it and hold the Pacifier securely. Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child’s shirt and go.

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13.  As pictured, the MAM Rings hold the same way as the O-Rings only with a less subtle profile.

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14.  Tada!  Happy Snapping!!!

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Friday Fun Facts – Who is ILikeBigButtons.com?

It has been a while since I have introduced myself. Hi! I am Gena, the CEO and MOM of I Like Big Buttons! 🙂 ILikeBigButtons.com is a family run, small business located in beautiful Washington State. We have been serving our customers for over a decade via the internet.

When I am not busy growing our craft business, I am a busy momma of many. I grew up as many of you probably did, crafting with anything I could get my hands on, from twigs to the pansies in my momma’s borders. Now I am raising my own children and watching them create little figurines out of twigs and weeds, and turn paper into shreds. If you walked through my house on any given day, you might mistake it for a confetti factory. Bits of paper and imagination are everywhere!!! Since I am up to my elbows in kiddos and crafts, I thought, why not sell crafty things?

Plastic snaps caught my eye first. My husband is the creator of the GotLux Professional Photographic Lighting Accessories, and he used these very snaps in his Pro and ProX models. The colors and usefulness of them drew me in. I discovered the many varied ways they can be used; I was hooked.

So here I am selling KAM plastic snaps and many other craft items that I love with the help of my amazing children and husband. I am sure you will find as much joy in crafting with them as I am. It is a privilege to get to help support my family, teach my children to have a solid work ethic, and be a full-time mom all because of I Like Big Buttons! and your support.

Thank you,

Gena (CEO of ILikeBigButtons.com)

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I Like Big Buttons! – May The 4th Be With You Giveaway!!!

Here at I Like Big Buttons! we are HUGE Star Wars fans. In celebration of that fun fact, we are running a super Star Wars giveaway to celebrate May the 4th. We will be giving away four (4) prizes, that means we will have four (4) lucky winners**! Details Below.

1st Prize:

2nd Prize:

3rd Prize:

4th Prize:

— GIVEAWAY DETAILS —

Giveaway good until Monday 05/15/2017

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ENTER TO WIN HERE (by Liking, Commenting, and Sharing our Facebook Post for this Giveaway):

Giveaway Rules:

1. LIKE & SHARE this Giveaway, then COMMENT and share with us your favorite Star Wars character. In our house, there are too many to count. At the moment, I favor Princess Leia. She had the best hairdos and still managed to give the Empire what for. Who doesn’t like a strong female lead :).

2. Join our I Like Big Buttons! Group.

*If your name is drawn as the winner, we will check to make sure you have completed all 3 requirements above.

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our website using Coupon Code: MAY4THBEWITHU

**Names will be drawn randomly with our Rafflecopter App. The first name drawn will receive the 1st prize, the second name drawn the 2nd prize, and so on.

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I Like Big Buttons! Happy Easter!!! – Rainbow Spectrum KAM Snap Starter Pack Giveaway!!!

Easter Giveaway!!! As we prepare for another wonderful Easter with our family, we are running a great giveaway. Who wants to win a KAM Snaps Rainbow Spectrum Starter Pack Kit (100 Sets)!!!  Our KAM Snap Starter Pack would be a great tool for those crafty projects you have planned or a great gift for your crafty loved one :). 

Giveaway good until Monday 04/17/2017

ENTER TO WIN HERE (by Liking, Commenting, and Sharing our Facebook Post for this Giveaway):

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Giveaway Rules:

1. LIKE & SHARE this Giveaway, then COMMENT and share with us your favorite thing about Easter. – I love family time, the memories of past Easters, and watching my children create their own with their cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and us. But above all that, I love the Hope that Easter represents! “He is risen!” Happy Easter to all!

2. Join our I Like Big Buttons! Group.

*If your name is drawn as the winner, we will check to make sure you have completed all 3 requirements above.

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Starter Packs and Pliers on our website.

Starter Pack (100 Sets) (18 Packs to choose from) Coupon Code: STARTER100

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Super Starter Pack (250 Sets) (15 Packs to choose from) Coupon Code: STARTER250

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ILikeBigButtons.com – Happy Valentine’s Day – Pink Professional KAM Plastic Snap Press GIVEAWAY!

Who wants to win a Professional Plastic Snap Press!?  We are sponsoring a Coral Pink Professional Snap Press Giveaway!!!  What better way to celebrate LOVE and Valentine’s Day!!!  You will receive one of our custom Coral Press (as pictured) with a set of Size 20 Dies (will have all the parts to function, no additional expense will be required). Enter to Win below.

Giveaway good until Tuesday 02/14/2017

ENTER TO WIN HERE (by Liking, Commenting, and Sharing our Facebook Post for this Giveaway):

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Giveaway Rules:

1. LIKE & SHARE this Giveaway, then COMMENT and share with us your favorite Valentine’s gift. – My favorite gift on Valentine’s Day is the gift of not having to cook or do the dishes. I am a simple girl. 🙂

2. Join our I Like Big Buttons! Group.

*If your name is drawn as the winner, we will check to make sure you have completed all 3 requirements above.

If you can’t wait and want our Coral Press or Mint Press, we have them for sale for 10% off on our website right now.  Also, take an additional 10% any of our snap related products with coupon code: SNAPLOVE


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