For love of birds

Bird statues in stores in Niagara Falls

I’ve had a longtime love affair with birds. Starting from I guess watching sparrows flit around at school when I was nine during history classes. I lovelovelove sparrows. A month before Hannah was conceived when we were holidaying in Malaysia, Andrew and I gaped at a hummingbird buzzing around my uncle’s garden. Always wanted to see one. I didn’t know they were tiny! We thought it was a bee!!!

Bird statues in stores in Niagara Falls

While in Niagara Falls this past weekend, I couldn’t help but pick up a brass shelf-sitter bird for $5 at The Copper Leaf. mmmm. I wish things in Australia were as affordable as we’ve found shopping to be in Canada (minus the bloody taxes).

Talking about birds…

Check out the yummy hummingbird pillows by Joom as featured on decor8.

17 March 2007

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    jOyfulglee

    12 March 2007

    Oh gosh, how cute!!!The pic of what you got is… which one?

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    drey

    13 March 2007

    the one sitting on the edge of the pottery plate :)

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    15 March 2007

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    mohairpink

    16 March 2007

    Great buy, drey! Have a lovely time at your sister’s and a safe trip back to Melbourne. You’ll have to update us on all the good finds there!

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