About

Passion, talent and decades of experience

Since 1995, Busy Beaver Button Co. has been crafting high quality, US-made custom buttons for clients just like you.

Owner Christen Carter started Busy Beaver out of her college apartment in 1995, making merch buttons for Guided By Voices. Since then Busy Beaver has evolved into a 25-person custom button mecca, creating over 85,000 designs and producing tens of millions of buttons.
100% Awesome – Constant Quality Control

Constant Quality Control

With our friendly and helpful customer service team and constant quality production system, you can be confident that you’re not getting just buttons— you’re getting pinbacked masterpieces.
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Green Manufacturing Button

Green Manufacturing

Throughout every step of the button-making process, The Beavers work hard to minimize our carbon “pawprint” while maximizing our renewable materials.
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Button Museum

The Button Museum

In August of 2010, Christen and Joel Carter created the Busy Beaver Button Museum, the world’s only pin-back button museum, as a way to preserve the history of the button.
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Give a Dam Button

Give A Dam Program

Give a Dam is our commitment to social responsibility. Read more about our current initiatives and find out how you, too, can help spread the button love.
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Meet The Beavers

Busy Beaver is a collection of artists, makers and crafts folk, all of whom work hard to bring your ideas to vibrant, pin-backed life.

Christen Carter

Christen Carter

President & Owner

Joel Carter

Joel Carter

Director of Operations

Denise Gibson

Denise Gibson

Director of Marketing, Sales & Customer Experience

Renee DeFour

Renee DeFour

Accountant

Carrie Vinarsky

Carrie Vinarsky

Production Manager

Ben Billington

Ben Billington

Relationship Manager

Liz Elston

Liz Elston

Customer Experience Specialist

Ben Bertin

Ben Bertin

Design & Print Specialist

Andy Bell

Andy Bell

Social Media Specialist

Davey Hart

Davey Hart

Shipping Specialist