Thursday, September 9, 2010

Party in the Barn!

The long awaited barn party is here! Yipee!! Hop on over at and join the fun.
Sorry, Lynn, I don't really have a lot of barnyard animals but I do have a lot of bunnies, ducks chickens and others I use for decor, will they count? I just took pictures of a few of what I have and posted them. I don't have time to be creative because I have been so busy trying to look for stuff that I can part with to sell at the store because Natchez is having an Antiques Forum from Thursday to Saturday so I know there will be a lot of people coming through the city. And one of their activities is Antiques Row Shopping, which is where our shop is. John has been pressuring me into taking more stuff to the store. Do you think he wants to get rid of my stuff? LOL!
Hubby and I are signing up and attending 2 of the forums on Friday and Sat, " Glass in the Southern Home" and Natchez Furniture Trade". Wouldn't that be exciting?
Anyway, below are my animal S & P shakers that I organized in shelves above the washer and dryer in the laundry room. I use this room as an extension to my kitchen because the location is right next to it.

This is the other painting I bought when we went to Chicago last month. Most of you know I love peacocks and I fell in love with it the moment I saw it.

And this is the other one I bought from the same place. I have shown you this a few weeks ago when I demonstrated how I frame my art work.

I also love bunnies and I am showing you a few here. I have more but it will take me all day to take pictures, lol.

Hubby loves ducks so I placed 2 ducks on his bedside table.

I also did oil paintings of ducks for him and they are hanging in his clinic office below.

Here's a chicken and her baby. It's a tea pot.

How about a carabao? Do you know what it is? I think you call them water buffalos here. We have a lot of them in the farms in the Philippines.

And in our front porch are these bird cages. The birds must have flown away because the cage is open, lol. But the lamb or are they sheep (?) are staying put, except for the mom who got out and is on the ground trying to figure out how to get the others out.

Thanks, Lynn for throwing this Barnyard Bash. I had a blast!
Thank you all for stopping by!


Blondie's Journal said...

You did really well for the barnyard party, Christine. You have quite a few animals around the house!! I am glad I had a chance to see the paintings you bought in Chicago...they are beautiful {I must have missed that post}.

You must be so excited about this weekend. I will be thinking of you!!


Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Fun farm animals :o) I have to say I think the duck paintings in your hubby's office are awesome (would love to see a closer view) and extra special since they were done by you. And the caribou is neat...I have one of those somewhere! (I still have some boxes that we did not unpack from our move to our home here!)

Blessings & Aloha!
Thank you for stopping by! i am finally getting around to some blog reading!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

That was fun. Loved seeing all your animals. I will have to go check this out.

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Christine, you have lots of barn animals and some that aren't. Love the new peacock painting.

Lynn said...

Christine, your S&P collection is great! I'm also lovin' your "have a bloomin' good day" sign! I think I need one for the office-lol. Your bunny collection is cute and the pictures are beautiful! Best of luck this weekend, thank you so much joining the Barnyard Bash:@)

bj said...

O, this is so cute. I love all your cute animals..
(your comments are acting up again...they are scattered throughout your photos...??)
Thanks for playing in this fun party..
xo bj

Privet and Holly said...

Hi Christine!
Your blog is just
adorable, as is this
post. My mom and I
visited Natchez in April
and just loved it! I
wonder if we went into
your store?? You really
have some lovely animals
{your collections....!};
the salt and peppers are
really pretty and not
cheesy like some sets can
be : ) What a fun party!
xx Suzanne

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Christine, you have so many pretty animals and paintings. I love your rooster painting, just fabulous and all of your figurines are stunning. Loved the pic of John too. Hugs, Marty

Anonymous said...

You have the cleanest, neatest laundry room I have ever seen! I have been collecting S&Ps since I was a child (That is a loong time.)
Sounds like an exciting weekend.
I want to come back and read more about your store.

Slice of Pie said...

I'm loving that new peacock painting! Love your post. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Laundry room envy! Laundry room envy! Oh, I forgot, we're barnyarding tonight! :) I knew you would have the most wonderful thing, Christine! Love all your s & p and all your other animals. That's a precious way to keep your sheep from wandering off.
Oh, your paintings are so pretty! I saw on the news this morning that some neighborhood in California had an over abundance of peacocks and the folks were complaining! :) Since they get up to 15 pounds I guess they would make a mess! ;)
You did good, Farmerette Christine! :)
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Sue said...

You have lots of farm animals! Oh so very cute. I like the lambs the best. I really don't have any...have to come up with something quick!

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

You have a nice collection of animals and yard birds! Beautiful framed paintings. Cute chicken tea pot!


Sarah said...

Christine, what a cute salt and pepper collection. I think you found a lot to share. Thanks for joining in the fun! Good luck with the sales and have fun at the forums. Take photos and share. ~ Sarah

Jennie Shutt said...

I really like your shaker collection and birdhouses.

Together We Save said...

Thanks for sharing your Barnyard Party!

sweet violets said...

What an adorable collection on the I see that they are shakers...duh!!! LOVE your bunnies....that's a serious collection!!! cleo

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Hi Christine,
You have so much pretty stuff! I love the shelves in your laundry room and all your sweet bunnies!
And your paintings are gorgeous! I wish I could visit your store, I bet that would be a blast!

KathyB. said...

Looks like a full ark to me, quite a menagerie. Good ting you do not have to really feed them! I especially love the beautiful Peacock Painting. I would actually own real peacocks if my husband were not so practical~

Anonymous said...

looks like a great barnyard party ;)). Now I have an idea how you keep yourself very busy.


Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

Your barn is much better supplied than mine. Your painting are lovely!!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

I love your collection, Christine! My favorites are the cute! Have a wonderful weekend!...hugs...Debbie

shannon i olson said...

I just love that rooster/hen painting! Gorgeous colors, I also love the sheep in the birdcage, how cute!

Lynn said...

Your laundry room looks better than my living room!

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Girlfriend...

Ohhh...I love, love, LOVE all those bunnies! You know how I love those sweet little creatures! Hehe! Girlfriend, your peacocks painting is absolutely fabulous!!! So...sooo pretty! I noticed that your lampshade below it is also a peacock design...they look gorgeous together! Well my dear, I certainly did enjoy all of your sweet barnyard animals! So glad that you joined the much fun!!!

Best of wishes to you and John with all of your upcoming events! Sounds like you're going to be very busy...but what fun it will be!!!

Love ya,

Jeanne said...

Oh, what sweet animals I love the lambs. Your post is all so barnyard cute. The chicken teapot is awesome. Love the chick handle. I enjoyed visiting your barnyard.
Hugs, Jeanne

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Christine, even your barnyard animals are pretty! I don't think I've ever seen your laundry room. The shelves are so pretty. What a nice thing to see while you're doing laundry. laurie

Kathleen said...

Holy Cow! You have a lot of animals, Christine! Good thing they are faux!
How sweet John keeps your pics in his office! My dh told me to hang my diplomas by the back door, LOL!

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