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Welcome to Day 17 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a gift bag of buttons and more from Blumenthal Lansing! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Sunday, December 18th to be entered to win!

Comment for the chance to win this gift bag that includes a variety of buttons, projects, and more from Blumenthal Lansing!

Comment to Win: Who was the president when Blumenthal Lansing was founded? Explore the site here to find the answer!


This giveaway is sponsored by Blumenthal Lansing

Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway.

[Update 12/19/11] – Congratulations to member dawnwich for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 17!


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    Dec 18, 2011, 09.16 AMby queenvanilla

    Rutherford B. Hayes

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    Dec 18, 2011, 08.36 AMby erin

    Rutherford B. Hayes =)

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    Dec 18, 2011, 08.04 AMby jessdunstan

    Rutherford B. Hayes was president.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 07.48 AMby Fabiana Mattos

    Rutherford B. Hayes…. Love these buttons, would love to have them!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 07.21 AMby ealis

    Rutherford B Hayes was president; and from what I remember, his path to that position was somewhat turbulent. Nice to see that something good came out of that time period. Love the buttons.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 06.51 AMby ceregana


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    Dec 18, 2011, 06.26 AMby lubica

    It was Rutherford B. Hayes. Very nice button web page :)

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    Dec 18, 2011, 06.18 AMby AlreadyTakenAgain

    R. B. Hayes. Buttons can really make outfits fun! Why be boring?

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    Dec 18, 2011, 06.14 AMby glaucowl

    Rutherford B. Hayes. Also there were other presidents in the world in 1877 than just the American one, just sayin’. Specificity is kinda lacking in the wording there :P Buttons though! I love buttons.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 06.11 AMby msc21

    Rutherford B. Hayes

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    Dec 18, 2011, 06.11 AMby multifaceted

    Rutherford B. Hayes… .and can I just say, I had no idea the people who made my favorite lines of buttons in the fabric store were these guys. :) Guess there aren’t that many button manufacturers these days.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 05.43 AMby saxysarah

    Rutherford B. Hayes was president. How interesting!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 05.42 AMby Victoria Callas

    Rutherford B. Hayes.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 05.17 AMby jebyjacob

    Rutherford B. Hayes. Buttons, buttons, buttons, I love them!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 05.03 AMby grammaheh1

    Rutherford B. Hayes was president at the time that Blumenthal Lansing was founded. Love buttons, especially, their buttons!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 05.01 AMby btstars

    Rutherford Hayes!!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 05.00 AMby jrees09

    Rutherford B. Hayes! Love the buttons!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 04.54 AMby reliablechef

    Rutherford B. Hayes…I love buttons!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 04.35 AMby KathfromOz

    Yes, I’ll go with the rest, Rutherford B. Hayes, but hey, I did look it up! And what a site! Bookmarked it for later so can drool over it at leisure.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 04.25 AMby jacquelinejai

    Rutherford B. Hayes… i have so many ideas of what to do with with those buttons:)

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    Dec 18, 2011, 04.19 AMby lindac

    Rutherford Hayes was the President. Now you’ve got my curiosity. Did he follow U.S. Grant? Lincoln died in 65, was Johnson in for his full term? Did Grant come next- one or two terms?

    I have bought so many La Mode buttons through the years. I would love to get those buttons!


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    Dec 18, 2011, 04.07 AMby Nomadstitcher

    1877, Rutherford B. Hayes was president Benjamin Blumenthal started B. Blumenthal and Co.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 04.05 AMby Nomadstitcher

    I NEED these buttons! Really!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 04.00 AMby shortpants

    Rutherford Hayes was the president.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 03.42 AMby vickijd

    I can certainly think of a few, okay, a few hundred, things to do with these buttons! Oh, and Rutherford B. Hayes.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 02.46 AMby corvus

    Buttons? Oh yes. Rutherford B. Hayes.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 02.44 AMby sewmyway

    Oh buttons and buttons! I definitely need to show my boyfriend the ‘how to sew a button’ link. He missed that lesson growing up.

    President was Rutherford B. Hayes. A long long time ago.

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    Dec 18, 2011, 02.40 AMby hayleyroper

    Rutherford B. Hayes

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    Dec 18, 2011, 02.37 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    Rutherford B. Hayes

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    Dec 18, 2011, 02.25 AMby laurel37

    It’s Rutherford B. Hayes. It’s so neat to read up on the history of my favorite button company!

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