Maternity Leave Schedule

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Hi everyone! Buttonhead will be closed from late-November 2015 to mid-January 2016 for maternity leave. During this time, some retail items may be available in the shop and ready to ship, but custom orders at Buttonhead.biz and Etsy.com will NOT be available.

Important Dates:

November 30, 2016 – 4pm Central

– Last day to place an order for custom-made items*

December 2016-January 2017

– Some retail items† still available and ready to ship.

Week of January 16, 2017

– Shop tentatively scheduled to re-open in full.



* Custom-made items include any products with personalized text, photo, or graphics.

Retail items include any ready-made tattoo, pin, magnet and name tag sets that are listed for sale in the shop. If it is available for purchase during December/January, it will still be guaranteed to ship in the turnaround time posted.



We thank you in advance for your patience and support during this exciting time for our family!

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2016 Postal Holidays

Just thought I’d share the list of Postal Holidays for 2016, direct from USPS. Be sure to mark your calendar, so these don’t sneak up on you!



Friday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
Monday, January 18 – Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 15 – Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 – Independence Day
Monday, September 5 – Labor Day
Monday, October 10 – Columbus Day
Friday, November 11 – Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 26 – Christmas Day

Buttonhead ships exclusively via USPS, so please plan your orders accordingly!

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Product Samples Available!

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NEW: Take our products for a test spin!

With so many items to choose from in various sizes and shapes, Buttonhead is excited to make it easier for you to see, feel, and test our product line. So, we are offering a $5.00 deal for you to sample up to 3 products in our catalog. This covers the cost of packing and First Class shipping of your items anywhere worldwide. Each item will have a generic random design (not custom), and it will give you a great sense of the physical product.

Having trouble deciding between sizes? Want to expand your research without a big investment? Now you can! These product samples are the perfect way for you to see the size, shape, print quality, and durability of our items before you commit to a bulk order. We are confident that you will love them and want to customize the design specially for YOUR project!

Our product sample deal is available in the .biz web shop now!

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New Temporary Tattoo Instruction Inserts

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We’ve got some exciting new plans for our temporary tattoo line this year: More design options, more packaging options, and more customizations!

To kick off the project, I decided to revise the styling on the tattoo instructions. In case you’re new to Buttonhead: We’ve been making custom temporary tattoo party favors since 2008. Each tat is individually packaged with a set of instructions for application and removal. In 7 years, we’ve never really changed the base design of the instruction sheet. I’d say it was overdue for a facelift.

True, the change is not earth-shattering… but I do think the font is much more chic and easy-to-read. It has less of a ‘tribal’ vibe, which fits better with the types of tattoo artwork we create and produce. At the end of the day, we want the wicked tattoo art to stand out first and foremost, not the boring instruction sheet.

All orders placed from here on will include the new design. I’ll be working my way through updating the product photos, although that may take some time… because, you know, 7 years worth of photos and all.

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Lower Pricing, Same High Quality!

How often do companies actually lower their prices? Leave it to Buttonhead to buck the trend! With so many new clients and increased production over the past year, we’ve been finding new ways to increase our efficiencies too. We’re proud to announce today that we’re passing the savings along to YOU.

On average, we’ve reduce our prices by 25%. I know, it sounds crazy! Trust me, there is absolutely no change in our product quality whatsoever. We’re able to offer these discounted rates by using faster equipment (which reduces the labor cost) and by purchasing supplies in bulk. Pretty cool, huh?

If you’ve been thinking of placing an order, we would love to work with you. If you’re a current customer, now is a great time to rediscover everything Buttonhead has to offer. We do hope you will join us in celebrating this new era of our business. I will be posting more updates throughout the month to share details about our snappy new equipment and other news. Yay!

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