My Alpine Home

Monday, October 24, 2011

Mr. Raven, Are You Behavin?

 

Today I stopped into Smiths Market for a few groceries.  I took a stroll down the Halloween aisle.  Can’t wait to show you what caught my eye.

The minute I saw him I knew he’d be perfect for my vintage birdcage.

I think I’ll name him Edgar, after Mr. Poe.

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I bought my cage at an antique shop in Idaho.  My hubby and I took a road trip vacation there last August.

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I wanted him to be content in his new home, so I sprinkled a bit of birdseed on the bottom of his cage.

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Next year I think it needs a few ribbons and a vintage tag of some sort.  Halloween is so close now that I’m just going to leave it as is.

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I opened the door to give you a better peek.  I daren't leave it open too long for he’ll fly away.

Have you found anything lately that you just ‘HAD’ to bring home?

Jann

p.s.  Don’t forget, I’ll be drawing for my give away on the 27th.  If interested you can check it out here.     http://jannolson.blogspot.com/2011/10/throw-another-shrimp-on-barbeyand-give.html

Just found a wonderful blog also doing a give away.  http://sassafrasandwinterberry.blogspot.com/  Hop over and visit Courtney

I’ll be sharing my Raven and Birdcage with:

Linda at Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday

12 comments:

Cindy@OldTimePickers said...

You're a hoot! Ya never know what will strike your fancy. I'm sure Edgar makes you smile. What fun putting him in a bird cage. And please don't ask me what I 'had' to bring home. My answer would fill a book. (Hangs head in shame with smile on face)

andrea said...

This looks so adorably vintage! Maybe a "Nevermore" tag would be appropriate! andrea@townandprairie

Kris said...

Well hello Edgar!!! Have I found anything I just had to bring home lately....pushaw!!! Too many to count!!

camp and cottage living said...

What a neat idea for Halloween! I have a cage, but it's way too big-yours is the perfect size!

Joanne said...

What a sweet bird cage! And Edgar is a perfect name!
Blessings, Joanne

Christine @ Stonehouse Living said...

Hi Jann,

Love your little Edgar!! I would like to find a bird cage to bring home no success yet! Oh well, the fun is in the hunt. But while I was admiring him in his new home something in the background caught my eye....it is orange, black, cream looks like some stitchery and ric rac? A new pillow for the season?

All the Best,
Christine

Sandy said...

That is Edgar in his cage.. be careful he may want to get out you know....
thanks for your visit today.
enjoy this wonderful time of year!
Sandy

poppilinnstudios said...

Edger is sooo cute! You are so funny-love the open cage door photo! I found a wooden white duck recently. Saw him once, picked him up, put him down and left, next time I was in the store, there he was-I had to have him! Since he was still there, I figured he was meant for me. :)
-Lynn

Peg said...

I love the titles that you come up with. You are so clever. I love Edgar! He is so cute. Way more cute than that rat named Peggy. I wouldn't mind tending him next time you go out of town. Peggy on the other hand will just have to be left on her own.

Cindy said...

Hello again Jann,
Thank you for following me! I'm about two hours north of Columbus (near Toledo) I have relatives in Columbus, too! So nice to meet someone who shares my love of history, the outdoors, vintage, etc.! Love the raven and the vintage cage!
Hugs, Cindy

Nicole Blean said...

Awwww, thanks for leaving the encouraging comment, Jann. I will follow my yellow brick road! I love your blog!

Kris said...

Hi Jann. I served the potato cheese soup again tonight but I added a whole bunch of steamed broccoli to it and it is just as good if not even better this way too! Tell me how like it, okay!
Hugs,
Kris