Thursday, March 5, 2015

Five on Friday

Five Things That Made Me Smile Today
For my Five on Friday I chose 5 things that have made me smile this week,

The first is my Easter Table.  I made a new little springy center piece for it, Mac found all my Easter critters and except for the bunny who needs his leg glued back on we're good to go.

The second is the table behind the couch with a few St. Patrick's Day decorations.  St. Paddy and Easter are awful close this year.

The third is my book of Nursery Rhyme songs.  I bought it a few years ago in England when I was first starting to play the piano.  I love the illustrations and though there is no copyright date in the book I'm guessing it's from the 1920's.

The fourth is the top shelf of my bookcase complete with fairies, vintage keys and locks an an oak critter box.

And fifth is the painting that hangs above the bookcase.  It's one of Mac's, but not an original, I don't know who painted that.  I saw a copy of it though and asked Mac to paint me a copy, too sweet.


  1. A few years ago when I worked in a craft shop I sold a tapestry like that painting.
    Julie xxxxxx

  2. Interesting how we all have our favourite things - I must think about what my five would be around the house.

  3. Five lovely things. When I saw your nursery rhymes book - it took me back years to 'Listen with Mother' on the wireless and me and Mum singing along to the songs. The painting's subject is familiar but I can't remember who painted it - love Mac's version - no wonder it makes you smile:)

  4. The picture is precious.
    I remember playing "Tom, Tom the piper's son..."

  5. Great happy cheery things indeed!! That book of nursery rhymes is very pretty isn't it, and I do so like Mac's picture that he painted for you!! Thank you so much for joining in, great to have you back! I hope that you have a great weekend! xx

  6. Five very lovely things. I clicked on the picture of your Easter table to see all the little critters better, so sweet. I love books like your nursery rhyme book, that was a wonderful find.

  7. Easter already ?
    Oh no !

    cheers, parsnip

  8. I think that book probably is twenties. It looks so pretty! I think they really knew how to illustrate in the early 20th century.

  9. Look at all the cheerful Spring and Easter goodies!

  10. I might join you in a Five lovely things post. Mac is very talented. Great painting.


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