Owl Tree Ornament


Owl Tree Ornament

Originally uploaded by Q_uilted T_hrifted

I purchased this at a thrift store for 49 cents. It was the first owl item I’ve purchased. I am now passionate about
the hunt for small owl items.

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This one is a painted rock. It was also purchased at a thrift store a few weeks ago.

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I really like this one…… Maybe it just reminds me of “Mom and Son”!

I love thrifting with a passion. I now have a number of owls. I want to paint a shadow box and put them inside in a small grouping.

I picked up a house box that I want to paint. Heaven knows when I will ever get around to it.

Items I collect.

Lavender hankerchiefs were one of my first collections. I would get them at Antique stores. This was before I really knew about thrift stores!

Wood Carved Santa Tree Ornaments. They were popular a few years back. I rarely see them any more.

Vintage quilting fabric, quilts and stuffed items made out of old quilts…teddy bears, rabbit, heart shape.. more teddy bears.

Aprons

Small porcelain dolls that I have hanging from a small Christmas tree.

Small Sewing Machines i.e. pencil sharpener

Hard Cover Suitecases. I have two. One I picked up at a garage sale this past year…filled with embroidered items, fabric and vintage table cloths..for $4.00!

My most recent thrift store purchase was a large trunk. I will try and photograph it soon. It needs to be cleaned…. My Dad said a little bleach in water should take the musty smell away. We could use it to put toys in….or some of my quilts! I just don’t want to put the quilts in unless I can get the smell out of the box.

I have in this past year been able to pick up some scrapbooking supplies.

I’ll write more…time to put the little one to bed!

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He wanted me to add this. His Eric Carle collection of books.

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Although we didn’t read Eric Carle tonight. We are on the second book of the Merlin Trilogy. He is pointing at the work awkwardly. It’s a word that is a little tough for a 1st grader! We’ve been reading by flashlight this past week. It is fun and helps with the wind down process…..as many lights off as possible….it’s magic…like Merlin the magician! Nite.

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3 Responses to “Owl Tree Ornament”

  1. Faith/The Hidden Library Says:

    Your little boy is TOO CUTE with his bear and his books!!!

    I have such a thing for vintage aprons and linens as well…no room to keep them, but I can’t not get them! Thanks again for the lovely Flickr comments – will be checking your blog out!

    Faith

  2. Our bedroom…. « Quiltedthrifted’s Weblog Says:

    […] wrote about the Eric Carle collection a few months […]

  3. Galleries on Flickr – I just love this feature! | Quiltedthrifted's Weblog Says:

    […] I have a small collection of Owls I keep on display. Blogged about here. […]

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