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Elephant buttons in a brown, grey hue. Handmade of creamy white stoneware ceramics by me in my studio and ready for your next project.

I create my own mold to make a unique style button.

A great way to embellish a sewing, knitting project, scarf, hat, shoe, decorative pillow, scrap booking, etc or gift the crafting friend that would love these for their next idea.

Approximately 1.50 inch

Bisque fired smooth on back side

Listing is for 2 elephant buttons

Recommend turning garment inside out to in washing machine or hand wash.

Frequently asked questions about TheBabyHandprintCo

Each listing can be customized to your liking. Choose colors you will find in listing pictures. I have most popular colors listed in my picture of heart chart and if you still like more options there are more colors to choose from. You have writing options to etch or stamp. I can paint on if you prefer too. You may want to match a plaque or ornament you have done in past so all you need to do is show me your past work. I will do my best to match it. Many of my plaques can come with a border if you like and I will send out paper with border options and writing options. if you have a new idea for plaque , ornament or border let me know and we can work on it together.
Not at this time
I prepare and make your kit 1 - 3 days and I send out kit first class that will take 3 -4 days. I work from order form you fill out and return with mold. The date I receive is the beginning of the time frame of the approximately 8 weeks until I return your finished work. many ask about rush orders, but unfortunately it is impossible to rush. Ceramic clay has to naturally dry on it's own or it can crack. I create pieces in bulk to kiln fire so it takes more time. As Holidays get busy length of time shipping mold and final piece can be delayed.
If I do not hear from a customer 3 months from purchase I will not cancel purchase and not refunded.
This is for parents who's child fall outside the growth norm and are either smaller or larger on growth chart. Your child may be 7 - 8 months and still fit a 6 month ornament if your child is in the 25% of growth chart or just the opposite is true and your child is in the 90% in growth and is 6 months, he or she may have larger measurements than the ornament. if you are wanting a hand and footprint plaque please trace hand and foot next to each other and measure the total outside width and length. In main listings I have measurements of plaques to give you size.
Yes you can. What is great is the mold only gets better and harder over time. I hold onto your mold for 1 year. I have a high rate of re orders from customers after they have ordered their first plaque or ornaments. Many give as gifts to grandparents.
Order form, directions, wax paper, Non toxic easy soft mold to use . Mold will keep for a long time if left unopen. Once opened you will need to use, but you can still package back up well to last longer if needed. If ever sticky it has become to warm/soft you will need to leave it alone and check on it until it cools down. If feels hard just knead to soften. Non toxic material that will need time to dry before sending back. Should feel like a hard sponge and you should not be able to stick a finger into and leave a mark anymore. Please do not package back up into plastic baggie it will tend to soften and not continue to dry. You are responsible to ship back mold.
I have a mold discount. I discount on multiple orders when using the same mold. This is the only discount I have because my pricing is one of the best you will find online.
Yes I know and how and I wish I could speed up the process. The main reason is the drying time the clay has to go through. All clay has to dry completely and this takes time, otherwise there will be breakage in kiln. Also I am working on not just a few pieces, but many to be fired in a kiln not once but twice. Each pieces need to be cleaned before a kiln firing and then cooled down after kiln before they can even come out. Then I individual paint and detail each ornament / keepsake plaque to get ready for the final glaze firing. Finally the last touches of ribbon, writing and packaging of each special keepsake before it makes it's way to you.
Please be aware that most listings have a size age limit. I use age mainly as a estimate for sizing. Please be sure to read in description and add in buyers notes child's age in months and name for order. I will not send out kit until I have this info. if you think there is a possibility your child may be able to fit a listing because they may just fall outside the age limit please talk to me. We can discuss it