Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Toucan Latte Prize

It's May!  Yippee - rosy cheeks, bright crisp mornings and hot chocolate to wrap your freezing fingers around after a bike ride.  If you're shopping for buttons now, check out the Ready Right Now section.

To celebrate Buttons by Benji joining Facebook I have a Toucan Latte prize pack to give away.  Head on over to Facebook to enter during the month of May.  

**Scrumptious yarn from Red Riding Hood Yarns, coffee to relax with, and a set of Toucan Latte buttons.**  

If you are not on Facebook, then email your entry (with 'Toucan Latte promotion' in the title) to  I will combine all entries before selecting winner.

Prize will be selected using a random number generator at 8pm (NZ time) on 31st May.

Road cone winners!

Congratulations Alex from Christchurch and Helen from Levin.  You have each won a set of road cone buttons.  Thanks to all those who entered.  

Check out my latest competition here, or on Facebook.

Current designs can be viewed the Ready Right Now section.

The draw was made using a random number generator.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Little Yellow Duck Project.

Little Yellow Duck Project.

This project sounds like one for me - Yellow ducks, random acts of kindness and giving the gift of life - wonderful! My crochet skills are fairly fledgling, but I'm going to give it a whirl and see if I can make a little yellow duck to 'hide' in a public place. I will use the pattern provided on the website. I also have a set of five little yellow duck buttons to give away this week.

"What is the Little Yellow Duck Project?

The Little Yellow Duck Project involves people around the world handcrafting little yellow duck gifts as random acts of kindness that are left in public places for others to find. A special tag on each one invites the finder to take their gift home to brighten their day and to visit this website to register where they found their gift. We hope that the stories and information found here will encourage them to pledge their own random act of kindness by registering to donate blood, bone marrow, organs tissues."

Send me an email titled 'Little Yellow Duck Project' before 8pm on Friday 2nd May and you are in with a chance to win a set of five Buttons by Benji yellow duck buttons (background colour of your choice).  One entry per person please.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Buttons by Benji is now on Facebook

Buttons by Benji is now on Facebook. If you're a Facebook user you can catch up on what's happening over there, or you can continue to use this website for updates and to order buttons.  The choice is yours.

Check out the post below for details on my current competition and you could be in with a chance to win a set of road cone buttons.

Check out current designs in the Ready Right Now section, including my latest design - Toucan Latte.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Welcome to Christchurch

It's competition time.  Once again I was inspired by the view outside my window... and on my walks... and whenever I drive anywhere...  It's pretty hard not to see a road cone in Christchurch at the moment, unless you have your eyes closed!

So, for all the road cone lovers out there, you can win a set of eight road cone buttons.  Details below.

If you're not a winner, you can still buy these buttons or any of my dozens of other designs.  Check out all current designs on the Ready Right Now page.

How to enter.

Entries close on the 30th April at 8pm (New Zealand time).  I will notify winners shortly after that.
Simply email me on with the first name of the entrant and the city or town that they live in.  If you would like to enter for more than one person (for example for two children or several grandchildren), please email me individually with each name, and then it's easier for me to use random number generator to draw the winners.

There will two sets of 8 road cone buttons to be won.  The first will be especially for entrants living in Christchurch - because they have to deal with more road cones than you can possibly imagine if you don't live here!  The second is for everyone else.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Puk Party time

Yesterday I saw a Puk Party!  17 gorgeous pukekos on the side of the road finding tasty things to eat in the grass.  Pop a puk party on your next garment.

Or perhaps some blue choo choos for your little train lover.

To order and for current designs please visit my Ready Right Now page.