And the winners are... ... drum roll please...
... random number generator cranked.
If it's buttons you're after, head over to the Ready Right Now section.
Winner of the closest guess is jhcsmum with a guess of 8,273 buttons. The actual number of buttons was 9360.
Winner of the random draw is white-rose, as the random number generator came up with number 7, and white-rose's entry was corresponded to number 7.
For an extra entry based on three correct countries, you needed to guess three of either Australia, United States/America, Norway, Singapore or Canada.
Congratulations jhcsmum and white-rose. I will email you details of how to claim your prize.
Thanks so much to everyone else who entered. It was HEAPS of fun receiving all your entries and comments. Happy crafting and New Year.