I was recently asked about my collection of birds and how many I had. . . . . With any collection, "always more effective when gathered together," this would be the exception! They are strategically placed all over our home. My interest in birds you've asked. . . . . . my career as a designer and shop owner with a shop I called Robin's Egg Blue ~ 'nuff said and here is how I used my collection. I hope you enjoy their flight and where my purchases or gifts took them I love each and everyone.
A pair of vintage yellow/green parrots sharing responsibilites.
I bought these at the fair grounds at the famous summer
antiques show up in Charlevoix, Michigan
My French hen from the company Rustica
made in France, one by one.
A very large birds egg. . . . ceramic. I orginally bought
these for the store.
Keeping watch over the front door!
I guess this could count as one if we can call a hen
A sterling silver bird keeping company with
An aqua parakeet on old books.
This little guy is one of my favorites, but don't tell
My French porcelain bird with a gold filled beak.
My little bronze penquin bought at an estate sale.
He is in a cubbie in my office.
This chubby little bird sits looking out at our
pergola and hot tub. He is just too little to join in!
All of my birds are well read! Here is some more proof!
These guys flew in from the garden for the winter. They seem
comfortable with antique English prints above them
My little blue bird of happiness. . . . . he sits waiting in
our grand daughters bedroom for her to visit (she is
More eggs . . . .Circa 1750 Origin: France
They are hand colored and very rare and I
just love them!
I hope you are having a wonderful weekend.