Tag Archives: Canada

Text Buttons – Comic Buttons and Cartoon Buttons

Today we are looking at text buttons from comic books.

Please be mindful that these buttons might be Not Safe For Work

This cartoon pin-back button warns you of the “bad language” to come…

This cartoon pinback button is to the point!

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A comic pinback button with some more “shitty” language.

This cartoon button got a piece of hair stuck between the mylar and the paper. A good way to reduce the chance of this happening with your pin-back buttons is to have a clean, well-lit workspace.

Lots of text that is perfect for making into text buttons is often not permitted at work or school. Have you ever worn a button that someone has tried to censor you from wearing?

Text buttons

Buttons often contain images, or words with images, but some buttons contain only text.

This is the first in a short series of Text Buttons.

This newspaper button was made from an article criticizing the Ontario government,

This text pinback button is from an article about the Canadian government.

This text pin-back button is from a newspaper article about computers and art.

Have you ever read an interesting book or something else you wanted to keep? Make it into a button with your button maker!

420 Buttons / Weed Buttons

Don’t space on the date! 420 is coming up this weekend. Writing something on your hand isn’t as good as something like a button. Here are a couple weed buttons to help you remember… but if you forget because you smoked a bunch of weed, then you are already “celebrating” in some sense.

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Highway 420 pin-back button. This highway actually exists, and it’s in Canada!

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Snuffy is Big Birds invisible friend, and this weed pin-back button shows him smoking some weed.

You can find more weed buttons here!

Toronto Buttons

Show your hometown, or city, pride with some buttons!

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This pinback button shows the Toronto skyline.

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A comic button of a superhero protecting the CN Tower.

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TTC button of an “old” streetcar. The iconic Red Rockets are slated to be replaced starting in 2014.

Do you have any photos of Toronto you have made into pin-back buttons? Share them with us and we will put it up on here!

Chris Hadfield button

Chris Hadfield was born in Ontario, and is both the first Canadian to walk in space as well as the first Commander of the International Space Station.

This custom button is perfect for a one of a kind Canadian hero!

If you want to make your own pin-back buttons to celebrate a hero in your life, buy local and both save money as well as support the local economy – Canadian Button Makers.

Bicycle Buttons / Carfree Buttons

Check out these bicycle buttons, made by Canadian Button Makers

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These bicycle pin-back buttons are perfect for putting on your bike vest. Pinback buttons are sturdy in all sorts of weather, and are unlikely to fall off.

Watch these Canadians amazing journey cross country by bike (Warning for language (“f”-word))

Canadian Buttons

Show your Canadian Pride on your heart with a pin-back button of the Canadian flag!

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You can make almost anything out of pinback buttons. This flag was made by combining different pin-back buttons with the Canadian maple leaf.

You can purchase a button maker or supplies for your button maker from Canadian Button Makers, to make your own custom Canadian buttons. Want a pre-made pin-back button? Here is a pinback button of the Canadian flag.

Ottawa Buttons

We are ending our cross-country look at Canadian buttons in the capital of the nation!

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Show your Canadian spirit with some pin-back buttons. These pinback buttons are a great way to be patriotic every day!

I really like the photo buttons of various Ottawa landmarks, and the square buttons have a nice look to them.

Do you want to show your Canadian pride by making some custom buttons? You can purchase a button maker from Canadian Button Makers, a 100% Canadian company!

This is only part of an amazing showcase of Canadian history. You can see The Mosaika Sound and Light Show this summer (July 10th to September 7th) on Parliament Hill.