Thursday, March 27, 2008

Show and Tell Friday...................

Gosh, is it Friday already? Yes, it is....Show and Tell at Kelli's...

Well, if we get a bird , we do have a place to keep it! A few weeks ago as I was browsing in a thrift-collectible store I saw this beautiful Victorian bird cage....I asked the price and drooled over it. I finished paying for red and white willow dishes and took a final look at the bird cage.....a few days later I decided I'd like to have another place setting of the willow dishes and returned to the store. That bird cage just called my name.....before I left I had put that beauty on lay-away because I would need the truck to carry it home......Today, I brought it home....It took some maneuvering on my part to unload it and carry it around to the back porch...but as the Little Red Hen said, "I'll do it myself, and so I did".

Now to break the news to my husband....he goes in and out the back door several times a day so I knew he would see it.....well, his birthday is April 3rd, what a perfect gift! Of course, he was thrilled beyond words......(I'm being a wee bit facetious)..... now to find a bird........

23 comments:

Jewelgirl said...

A lovely bird cage, I have not
seen anything this fancy before.
Can't wait to see your new bird
friend!

Jennie said...

That's so beautiful and I reckon it's big enough for a parrot! New idea for hubby's birthday present?

Hootin' Anni said...

I LOVE this!!!!! I would love to have this myself. AND the little hatted lady too.

What kind of bird are you going to get? This is just awesome.


My Show N Tell is Gone with the Wind this week!!! Hope you can stop by for a visit.


[ps...love the layout you've chosen here ---AND did you change your profile photo? That's a very nice one!!]

Penless Thoughts said...

It is lovely. I know you'll find the right bird and I'll look forward to seeing it some day on S&T!!!
Susan

Kindra said...

Yes, you need to find the right bird now. :) What a great find! Looks great on your porch!

Diane said...

Facetious AND courageous! My husband would set the bird free...and me.....if I gave him one!

Just teasing a little...but it is good to know their love language. Birds are not in his language!

How beautiful the cage is....and you are so right...you must have a bird. It is calling for a bird! Can't wait to come back in a few days and see that cage become a home!

Diane

Constance said...

That's really pretty! As a bird-person, I would recommend a cockatiel! We have one and he's a little lover! Although, if you get a boy bird and you are the one that fools with him the most, he will be very protective of you and jealous of your hubby. Ours is a real firecracker though! His name is Squeegy and he's actually our 17 year old son's bird but thinks that I belong to him! Hand raised are the way to go, they are very comfortable around people right from the start!
Connie

Jean said...

I don't blame you for having to have that bird cage. It's really beautiful!

Simply Heart And Home said...

I am a bird lover. I have 2. :) Your cage is gorgeous! And I'm sure your husband will be thrilled! :)

Blessings

Gina

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Oh, you crafty lady! That is a beautiful bird cage! I can't wait to see what kind of bird you get for your husband!

Katherine

(P.S. - my sister's birthday is April 3rd, her 70th!)

Barbara H. said...

What a beautiful, beautiful bird cage!!

PamperingBeki said...

What a great thrift store find!

Nora Lee said...

Betty,
I love the bird cage, I do hope your husband likes his birthday present LOL! Have a great weekend.

Sandra

TJ said...

It is beautiful! I hope you find the perfect bird!

MammyT said...

Wowie! I'm sure you'll think of something wonderful to do with it.
Nancy

cherished*vintage said...

What a beautiful bird cage! I think a couple doves would love to make their home in it. So pretty!!
-Karoline

Barbara said...

What a lovely bird cage. Will that be going inside or out I wonder.

Linda said...

Hi Betty, what a gorgeous cage, I hope your hubby liked his gift...I wonder what yours will be. Maybe birds for the cage.

I love you Easter treasures from your friends in Wales.. Linda

Betty said...

I like the new look on you blog, Betty. Nice bird cage, too. You can get a big bird for that cage.

Hope said...

Hi Betty,
Trying to visit and catch up again! I just know your hubby is going to love his new birthday birdcage! :O) I know I would! LOL

Hugs,
Hope

Heidi said...

My but that is some birdcage! More like a bird palace. Very pretty though. I can see why you could not resist it.

Your granddaughter is doing a wonderful job on your new look. I just adore toile and love this as a background.

Happy Sunday to you Betty!

Hugs ~
Heidi

Mary said...

Betty,

Sorry I am so late getting over. I LOVE this ornate bird cage. I can see that it would call your name. What an interesting piece.

Blessings,
Mary

Reflection Through The Seasons said...

Oh Betty! What a treasure you have found..... it is gorgeous and I love it. Just the perfect gift for Edward. Love - Marion