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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Dwellings Christmas Crow

Sometimes it doesn't take much to decorate.
All it takes to give this crow a special Christmas touch is some sparkle berries and ribbon.

Why is this crow a favorite piece of mine...I really don't know!  For some reason he just spoke to me and it was done.  His home in on this little antique bench where he is perched most of the year. Unless, from time to time, he finds himself on one of the fireplace mantles.

He thinks he's snazzy sitting on his finial perch all decked out in Christmas berries!

I've had this bench for a long time now. Years ago, when running some errands, I noticed a road side sale and saw this sitting right at the edge of the of course I stopped! I could see that it must have be someones creation and was told that it had been re-purposed from a large hall tree. I thought it was so unique and loved the oak wood, so it came home with me.

So, what have you been decorating with sparkle berries?
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  1. I have really enjoyed the simple decorating of the season that has been popping up everywhere. Somethings (most of the time) I get too "embellished" with my holiday decor. I would love to create a subtle holiday vignette like yours. I just need an awesome black crow!

  2. Morning Cindy,
    First of all I love your bench, and what a treasure to find roadside, a lil gift from the Lord, no doubt!!
    Your crow looks dashing with the sparkling berries, a perfect touch, isn't it amazing how just adding something simple adds so much pizzaz.
    It is always the small things and touches that are so heart warming, isn't it!!

    Looks like you are off to a good start on your Christmas decorating, saw your cute snowmen too. Adorable.

    Who could not love Christmas????
    Well, have a wonderful time enjoying the season, and decorating your lil heart

    Blessings, Nellie

  3. Love how you dressed up your crow Cindy! He looks far happier than most do and I can see why you love him. :-) That bench is fantastic too!

  4. That's a festive little crow you have there!! I have a swan that I dress up on Christmas so I know why! He's cute.

    Love the amazes me what people sometimes toss out. It has a good home now!


  5. Cindy, your crow looks so stately and festive! I also love the bench...what a great find! It looks like it was made for that spot; and the wreath is the perfect accent! Very pretty!

  6. What a pretty area Cindy! I agree, sometimes all you need is a few berries or red ribbon and it adds the Christmas touch! Martina

  7. I love the crow. There is a guard duck at my house. I just got him a few months ago, but he's been part of my seasonal decorations ever since! I'm gonna post here and become a follower, too!

  8. I love the bench and love the crow, especially with the Christmas decorations around his neck!

    Have a great day.

  9. The book of Matthew say God takes care of the birds and so are you dressing up the crow. That is the true spirit of Christmas.

  10. Cindy he is just too cute and HUGE! I am really loving your antique bench! It is gorgeous!

  11. That is way too cute! I am sorry I packed away Mr. Crow with the Fall decor, I really love the way this looks!

  12. It seems as if Edgar Allen Poe in all his Christmas finery should show up any minute.

  13. Your crow is just beautiful Cindy, and i love the way you have displayed him!

  14. He looks festive and ready for the holidays! I would leave him out all year also! Very nice photographs and love the bench.

  15. I like this simple little vignette, Cindy!

  16. Your crow is so cute and festive with those berries around his neck. I would have stopped for that beautiful bench too. The back is very beautiful. Sounds like it's a conversation piece with the history behind it. Have a great day Cindy!

  17. A Christmas Crow.......How unique. I love it.



  18. Your crow is beautiful, your old bench is wonderful, no wonder you fell for it. It's gorgeous.
    Hugs, Cindy

  19. I LOVE the crow! I have a rabbit on my front porch that I adore and I adorn him for the seasons too!

    Your Christmas crow is so cute!

    Lou Cinda

  20. Your crow is indeed snazzy! Wonderful Christmas decorating!

  21. I really like your Christmas crow. I like crows, too. I'm sure it's because I'm nearing the crone age and crows are their symbol ... besides - crows are smart! Ha! Happy Seasonal Sunday!

  22. Your crow is adorable all decked out for Christmas...gorgeous bench!

  23. Very nice! Thank you for linking up with Home Sweet Home!

  24. Amazing what those berries can do.

    - The Tablescaper


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