Thursday, December 6, 2012

The Merriment Chain ~ Day 10: My Window Seat

It's Day 10 of Misi and Robyn's
Merriment Chain...and I'm still here! (Bet you didn't think I'd make it this far....Yeah, me either.)

I gave up on finding the lights that went kerpluey on Day 4.  I did get some replacements, but they are not what I was looking for.  Oh well....I'm moving on.

The lights were for the little tree that sits in my window seat. 
 
 





This tree has some of my favorite ornaments....


And on top sits a very special bird.  She's a little tattered and missing a wing, but she belonged to my great aunt, Laura. We had very little passed down from my father's family.  His parents and only brother passed away before he was even married (both parents died when they were only 42 and his brother passed away at age 20).  But my father was close to Laura....and this treasure came to live with me when she passed.


 Carry on with your merry!

19 comments:

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Robin, a most delightful family keepsake! So sweet... Love your tree.. I know what it's like to want a certain light or look and sadly not find it... So did you want white silcone dipped lights? If go to my favorite shop and get you some? let me know... can't say I will make it but if I do, I can do that.. OLM

Jan - Life on Buttermilk Hill said...

How tragic for your father..:( That makes your delicate little bird more precious. ----Jan

1890* said...

Your window seat tree looks so pretty with the lights it has....a Merry nook!
I'm loving all your boxes & bins!
{{HUGS}}
MERRY*MERRY*!

frontporchprims said...

Uhm, can I come sit on your window seat too? It's so beautiful and festive and beatiful. Oh, I already told you it's beautiful. I am going to pin this. I love your style Robin. You have always been an inspiration to me. -Steph-

Primitive Stars said...

Afternoon Robin, sweet little prim tree, wonderful displays in your home.........Sad for you father,but so happy you own the cute wee bird, warms my heart......Blessings Francine.

Susannah said...

Your bird is beautiful! What a wonderful family treasure to have for years to come.

We sure do enjoy things from the past...don't we?

Susannah

Angi at drakestone primitives country cabin said...

The ornies that come with sweet memories are the best.. I only have a few like that but love to decorate with them every year.. So enjoying your merriment journey.. I check in every day and love your pics.. Hugs Angi X

Penny said...

Your window seat is just lovely! Very festive, warm and homey! The little yellow bird atop the window seat tree looks great and is a wonderful family keepsake... of course the family ornaments are the best!! TFS your merriment!

Linda said...

Love all your Merriment!! Everything looks wonderful!!

bettyj said...

What a wonderful heirloom! I love those lights on your tree. I have them too this year in place of my Vicky Jean lights. I could sit and look out your window without any trouble.So pretty.

Karen said...

Wonderful merriment robin.
Lots of beautiful treasures in the window seat. And the bird ... Well it's is so realistic!
Karen

Primlish ♥ said...

Oh how I wish I had a window seat! I really love how you have it all decorated! Beautiful ornaments!!

annie said...

pretty, pretty, pretty!
the bird is just so sweet, loving memories held through the years!

Prims By The Water said...

What a cute little tree! Plus a wonderful memory of your aunt with her bird. I always wanted a window seat, you lucky crow! Janice

Rugs and Pugs said...

Robin ~
You have such a knack for displaying things beautifully! What a treasure you have from great aunt Laura. Lucky you!
Hugs :)
Lauren

Beckyjean said...

I wish,I wish,I wish I had a window seat. Maybe if I' a really good girl Santa will bring me one. Sweet bird ornie....a special keepsake indeed.

Hugs~Becky

Cindi said...

OK I am in LOVE!! I just love this chain,,,it gives us all a chance to see special places, get inspiration and hear special stories like your bird from Laura! Thanks for sharing and I am SO happy you are still in it!
Be blessed,
Cindi

BumbleBeeLane said...

Love your little area.The tree is wonderful and what a special lil bird.Is that snow I spy out the window? Warm Blessings!~Amy

Ashlee Starns said...

Christmas is so last year, and yet I can still feel the yuletide season with this post! I can just imagine myself looking out of the window, feeling nostalgic due to the snow, and getting warm with the ambiance that your decorations on your window seat give. It’s really a masterpiece. =)

Regards,
Ashlee Starns